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Get an overview of this hotelLuxury resort near Mexico's Playa del Carmen

Popular property highlights

Free valet parking
Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Business center
Grocery/convenience store

Lush tropical setting

Located 8 km (5 mi) from Playa del Carmen on Mexico's Riviera Maya, the Fairmont Mayakoba occupies 45 acres of lush tropical forest and mangroves, set alongside a network of water channels.

Infinity pools and spa

Fairmont Mayakoba features two infinity-edge pools and a vast main pool with a swim-up bar. Other attractions include a day spa, a variety of dining temptations, and an adjacent Greg Norman–designed golf course.

Private balconies

Spacious Fairmont guestrooms feature balconies or landscaped terraces facing the pools, forest, mangroves, or channels. Beds come with feather duvets; bathrooms have soaking tubs and separate showers. Free WiFi is available.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Fairmont Mayakoba is located on the Riviera Maya, approximately 42 miles (68 kilometers) south of Cancún and just 5 miles (8 kilometers) from Playa del Carmen. The resort occupies 45 acres nestled under the tropical forest canopy alongside a network of clear, mangrove-lined lagoons and channels.

The resort features restaurants and bars, a full-service business center, a picnic area, terrace, free WiFi in public areas, meeting rooms, and swimming pools. The on-site spa (surcharge) offers a wide range of treatments, many based on local Mayan traditions. The spa also has relaxation pools and a health club with cardio equipment, free weights, machine weights, and personal-training programs. Airport shuttle available (surcharge), valet parking. Babysitting available (surcharge) as well as supervised childcare/activities and a children's club.

  • Express check-in 
  • Picnic area 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 5 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Children's club 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Computer station 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 3716 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Conference center 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Total number of rooms - 401 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 4 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Conference space 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 6 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Health club 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 5 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 40000 
  • Beach towels 
  • Wedding services 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Furnished balcony or patio 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Slippers 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • LED TV 

Where to Eat

Las Brisas Restaurant & Lounge Bar - Beachfront restaurant, with ocean views, serving à la carte breakfasts, light lunches, and a dinner menu highlighting seafood specialties. Indoor and outdoor dining. Resort-casual attire for breakfast and lunch; resort-elegant for dinner. Reservations required.

El Puerto Restaurant - Mexican and international cuisine served at a restaurant overlooking the lagoon. The dinner menu includes fresh Caribbean lobster, shellfish platters, clams and oysters, crab legs, giant shrimp, and other seafood specialties. Open for dinner. Resort-casual attire.

La Laguna Grill & Bar - Casual poolside restaurant offering breakfast buffets, wood-fired pizzas, and Latino-Mexican cuisine with pre-Hispanic influences. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Resort casual.

Las Olas & Aqua Pool Bars - Poolside bars featuring margaritas and other tropical concoctions. Located by the main pool. Open throughout the day.

El Lobby Lounge - Afternoon tea, evening cocktails, and traditional Mexican snacks offered daily. Martinis and premium bar service from late morning to late night. Complimentary early-morning coffee and tea. Resort-casual during the daytime. Resort elegant at afternoon tea and evening cocktails.

Café Maya - A poolside market café serving pastries, deli sandwiches, gourmet coffee, and ice cream. Also, sells culinary souvenirs and supplies for guestroom minibars. Open throughout the day.

Nearby Things to Do

The Fairmont Mayakoba features a 10,000-square-foot main pool with swimup bar. The resort also has cabanas and beach chairs. Complimentary bicycles, motorized golf carts, and lanchas (covered canal boats) are provided for getting around the resort's 45 acres.

Guests also have access to the El Camaleón Golf Course, designed by Greg Norman. Utilizing and complementing the natural landscape, the course features cenotes (underground caves), mangroves, and fairways that wind under the tropical forest canopy. A clubhouse, golf shop, putting and pitching green, and driving range are also on site.

The resort's health club (surcharge) offers cardio and weight equipment. Personal training and fitness classes can be arranged.

The hotel provides assistance with arranging tours to the area's Mayan ruins, ecological parks, and other attractions.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Ecotours on site 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Golf driving range on site 
  • Golf lessons on site 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Boat tours on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 

Spa Services

  • Number of treatment rooms 20 
  • Outdoor treatment areas </