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Suite, Pool Access, Garden View (Emerald)
700 square feet
2 Twin Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Other room types
Deluxe Room, Partial Ocean View
Room with view
376 square feet
2 Twin Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Deluxe Room, Ocean View
Room with view
376 square feet
2 Twin Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Suite, 1 King Bed, Jetted Tub (Emerald)
688 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Superior Room, Partial Sea View
Room with view
377 square feet
2 Twin Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Superior Room, Garden View
377 square feet
2 Twin Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
Select dates to see price
Deluxe Room, Garden View (Gold)
377 square feet
2 Twin Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Deluxe Room, Garden Area
376 square feet
2 Twin Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
Select dates to see price

Get an overview of this hotel
Mayan influenced resort on Mexico's Riviera Maya

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
24-hour business center
Laundry facilities
Grocery/convenience store
24-hour front desk

Wide white beach

Located on Mexico's Riviera Maya, 10 km (6 mi) from Playa del Carmen and 68 km (41 mi) from Cancún, this upscale Mayan-influenced resort sits on 457 meters (1,500 feet) of sparkling white-sand beach.

All-Inclusive resort

Included in Blue Bay's room rate are dinners in Mexican, Italian, and gourmet restaurants, cocktail service at the pool, 24-hour room service (surcharge), use of kayaks and volleyball courts, and nightly entertainment.

Deluxe accommodations

All rooms at Blue Bay Grand Esmeralda All Inclusive have pay movies and wireless Internet access. 2-room suites include swim-up options or spa tubs and separate living areas.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Blue Bay Grand Esmeralda All Inclusive

Carretera Federal Chetumal, Playa del Carmen, QROO 77710

Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes
Gratuities and taxes are included.

Food and beverages

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • 24-hour room service
  • In-room minibar (some restrictions)

Activities and facilities/equipment
All non-motorized water sports are included.

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing

Land activities
  • Fitness facilities
  • Volleyball

Lessons/classes/games
  • Aerobics
  • Water fitness

Entertainment

  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Onsite live performances

Not included

  • Golf green fees
  • Use of golf cart
  • Use of golf equipment
  • Motorized water sports
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • Premium food items
  • Premium and/or non-domestic beverages
  • Bottled wine
  • Room service
  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Offsite tours

  • 24-hour room service
  • Buffet and à la carte dining
  • Onsite live performances included
  • Fitness facilities included
  • All food and beverages included

Hotel Amenities

Offering 73 hectares (180 acres) including 457 meters (1,500 feet) of white-sand beach, this Riviera Maya all-inclusive resort sits 10 km (6 mi) from Playa del Carmen and the ferry to Cozumel.

Constructed to resemble a Mayan village, the resort contains eight low-rise buildings, a large meandering pool with two poolside bars, and volleyball courts. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are offered in three buffet restaurants, while dinners are served in six à la carte dining rooms serving Mexican, Italian, French, and Asian cuisines, along with seafood and steaks. A sports bar is open 24 hours a day. Other amenities include 24-hour room service (for a fee due on arrival), wedding services, concierge services, and shopping on site.

Kayaking, windsurfing, and sailing are among the available water sports. Beach sun loungers are provided and there is a children's club for free. Other recreational options include volleyball, jogging, and aerobics. The fitness center at Blue Bay Grand Esmeralda All Inclusive is open from early morning to early evening. Spa services (surcharges) are available.

This property also features a billiards table. Nightly entertainment includes live shows and guest-participation events in the resort's theater.

  • Library
  • Picnic area
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Elevator/lift
  • Fitness facilities
  • Number of bars/lounges - 4
  • Full-service spa
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built 2006
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Sauna
  • Children's club (free)
  • Computer station
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
  • Children's pool
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • Free WiFi (limited) device count 1
  • Luggage storage
  • Hair salon
  • ATM/banking
  • Number of restaurants - 6
  • 24-hour business center
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Shopping on site
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2
  • Laundry facilities
  • Beach towels
  • Spa tub
  • Total number of rooms - 979
  • One meeting room
  • Number of floors - 4
  • Number of buildings/towers - 8
  • Wedding services
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Children's pool
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2
  • Children's club (free)
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Laundry facilities
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Playground on site
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Russian

Room Amenities

Blue Bay Grand Esmeralda All Inclusive offers 979 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Rooms open to balconies or patios. LCD televisions come with pay movies. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Playa del Carmen resort provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Limited WiFi (surcharge) device count 1
  • Free bottled water
  • Ceiling fan
  • Private bathroom
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Free toiletries
  • LCD TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Balcony or patio
  • Shower only
  • Pay movies
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free)

Where to Eat

Jaal-Ha - Buffet restaurant. International cuisine. Breakfast and lunch.

Seafood/Steak House - À la carte menu. Reservations required. Dinner.

Don Isi - À la carte Mexican cuisine. Dress code. Reservations required. Dinner.

Di Rossi - À la carte Italian cuisine. Dress code. Reservations required. Dinner.

L' Atelier - À la carte gourmet cuisine with exhibition kitchen. Dress code. Reservations required. Dinner.

Festival - Buffet restaurant. International cuisine. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

La Terraza - Buffet restaurant. Breakfast and lunch.

Oriental - Asian specialties. Reservations required. Dinner.

A 24-hour sports bar is located near the theater. Other bars are located in the specialty restaurant, poolside, and in the lounge.

Nearby Things to Do

Guests of Blue Bay Grand Esmeralda All Inclusive have direct access to the 457-meter (1,500-foot) white-sand beach for swimming and water sports, including kayaking, windsurfing, and sailing. A large pool meanders through the resort, and a separate pool is provided for children. There is also a free children's club and guests can take advantage of the sauna.

This resort offers a volleyball court and a billiards table. Among the scheduled daily activities are aerobics, stretching, and water spinning. Evening entertainment varies nightly and includes live productions, casino nights, and guest-participation events.

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

  • Water skiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Volleyball on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Playground on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Scuba diving nearby

Spa Services

In a minimalist atmosphere, enjoy the 8,290 sq. feet spa facilities during your stay. BlueBay SPA has 8 individual rooms, 4 massage rooms, sauna, steam room and beauty salon. Therapists trained by the prestigious cosmetic brand Germaine de Capuccini will make you feel rejuvenated.

Please note that advanced reservations are required for massages and spa services.

  • Number of treatment rooms 8
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Minimum age to access spa is 12
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Hot springs/mineral springs in spa
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. No onsite parking is available.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No onsite parking is available.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: MXN 0 per stay (1-device limit, rates may vary)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Bay Blue Grand Esmeralda
  • Blue Bay All Inclusive
  • Blue Bay Esmeralda Grand
  • Blue Bay Grand Esmeralda All Inclusive Playa del Carmen
  • Blue Bay Grand Esmeralda Playa del Carmen
  • Blue Grand
  • Blue Grand Bay Esmeralda
  • Esmeralda Blue Bay
  • Grand Blue Bay Esmeralda
  • Grand Esmeralda Blue Bay

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Free WiFi in public areas has a 1-device limit.

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