A stunning private bay is home to the lush, tropical Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Esmeralda and as the name states this is a paradise. Experience this all-inclusive Playa hotel with its promise of all-inclusive fun. The superior luxury resort in the Riviera Maya combines a breathtaking Caribbean setting with world-class facilities, including Family Concierge, YHI spa treatments, and modern meeting spaces designed to be flexible and equipped with state-of-the-art technology. All of this plus spectacular day excursions include diving and the iconic Mayan pyramids.
Good to Know:
- 25,000 feet of flexible meeting space with 14 meeting rooms including a theater and a ballroom, and a separate groups registration area
- State-of-the-art audio-visual capabilities (additional charge)
- Business center (additional charge)
- Access to the main golf courses in the area (additional charge)
- Bilingual staff
- Doctor on call 24 hours (additional charge)
- Activities such as Pilates, body balance, yoga, spinning, aqua fitness, salsa lessons, snorkeling, stretching, and more
- Life-enriching classes such as cocktail workshop, wine tasting, tequila tasting, sushi making, guacamole making and more
- YHI Spa and Health Club with Spa Boutique, Water Ritual, 14 massage rooms, wet & dry saunas and more
- 2 lagoon-style pools
- 1 Family Concierge heated pool
- 1 Activities pool
- Swim-up bar
- Lighted tennis court
- Wedding Gazebo
- Marina watersports (additional charge)
- Located in a stunning little bay
- Elegant resort with an ecological feeling
- Oceanfront location with views of Cozumel Island
- Stretches between a lush tropical mangrove preserve that is surrounded by part of the second-largest coral reef formation in the world
- 45 minutes from the Cancun International Airport
- Just steps from extraordinary beaches & attractions: Playa del Carmen’s 5th Avenue, Xcaret, Akumal, Xel-ha
- Ideally located near Mayan archeological sites such as Tulum, Cobá and Chichen Itzá – a new “wonder of the world”.
- 510 elegantly appointed suites, including 120 Family Concierge Luxury Junior Suites (517 sq. ft. plus 151 sq. ft. of terrace), 2 Presidential Suites, (1,324 sq. ft. plus 226 sq. ft. of terrace), 192 Luxury Junior Suites (517 sq. ft. plus 108 sq. ft. of terrace), 98 One Bedroom Suites (646 sq. ft. plus 194 sq. ft. of terrace) & 98 One Bedroom Master Suites (893 sq. ft. plus 248 sq. ft. of terrace), 68 of all resort suites are swim-up suites
- Open area Kid’s club
- Spectacular swimming pool (5,300 m2 / 57,000 sq. ft.)
- Complimentary WiFi access in all rooms and facilities
- Access to the most important golf courses in the area
- Life-enriching experiences featuring tango dance classes, sushi making and sensorial experiences
- Lighted tennis court
ALL SUITES FEATURE
- 40“ Flat Screen with cable TV
- CD/DVD Player/iPod dock
- Marble floors
- Daily-stocked mini bar
- Coffee maker
- Individually controlled air conditioning
- Living area with sofa
- Modern bathrooms with rainforest showers
- Iron and ironing board
- 24-hour room service
- 2 accessible wheelchair rooms available
- Connecting rooms available.
Room Category Descriptions:
- Paradisus Junior Suite
- This spacious 517 sq. ft. guest suite is showered in tropical sunlight thanks to expansive glass doors overlooking the 108 sq. ft. private terrace. Modern furnishings and luxurious dream beds are a part of the lush experience. The bathroom adds another touch of paradise where you can stand under a rainfall shower or go for a relaxing session in the sonsory tub.
- Paradisus Junior Suite Swim Up
- This spacious 570 sq. ft. swim-up guest suite is showered in tropical sunlight thanks to expansive glass doors overlooking the 129 sq. ft. private terrace or just beyond to the pool via your own private access. Modern dark wood furnishings and luxurious dream beds are a part of the lush experience.
- Family Concierge Junior Suite
- Our unique Family Concierge suites with luxury service personalized to all members of the family. Our Certified Family Concierges will take care of all your needs to meet all your desires. This spacious suite of 48 m² is flooded from tropical sunlight thanks to the large glass doors overlooking the terrace of 14 m².
- Family Concierge Junior Suite Partial Ocean View
- Our exclusive Family Concierge suites with luxury customized service for all members of the family and our qualified, experience team of attentive Family Concierges will take care of all your needs. This ample suite measuring 48 m2 is flooded with tropical light thanks to the big glass doors with a view of the private terrace, measuring 14 m2, and a partial ocean view.
- One Bedroom Suite
- With 642 sq. ft. the one-bedroom suite is a spacious retreat to relax and recharge. Breath in the Playa del Carmen air as you step out to your 194 sq. ft. terrace complete with whirlpool. Modern furnishings and luxurious, dream beds provide lovely stays.
- One Bedroom Suite Swim Up
- This spacious 646 sq. ft. one-bedroom swim-up guest suite is steps away from a dip in the pool. Step out directly to your 194 sq. ft. terrace with a Jacuzzi or just beyond to the pool via your own private access..
- One Bedroom Master Suite
- At 893 sq. ft. the one-bedroom master suite boasts ample space to relax and reenergize. Step out directly to your 248 sq. ft. terrace with a whirlpool and breath in the Playa del Carmen air. Modern furnishings and luxurious dream beds provide elevated comfort.
- One Bedroom Master Suite Swim-Up
- At 893 sq. ft. this swim-up one-bedroom master suite boasts ample space and is steps away from a dip in the pool. Step out directly to your 248 sq. ft. terrace with a whirlpool or just beyond to the pool via your own private access.
- Two Bedrooms Master Suite
- At 1,539 sq. ft., our two-bedroom master suite is ideal for those seeking the ultimate in space and luxury. This large suite boasts two private terraces each with their own private whirlpool. Modern furnishings and lush dream beds provide elevated comfort.
- Fuego – Latin fusion cuisine treats diners to spicy ceviche and a raw bar in a trinity of dining options; a romantic private dining room, a divine outdoor terrace and an air-conditioned restaurant*
- Passion by Martin Berasategui – A touch of retro elevates elegant signature cuisine by 6 Star Michelin Chef Martin Berasategui, served in air-conditioned atmosphere with a private dining room *
- Bana – Contemporary Asian dining experience with stunning Japanese Tatami mat flooring and private dining room, zen-like terrace to savour Asian fusion cuisine, Teppanyaki tables and an adults-only sushi bar
- Hadar – International buffet delights with sumptuous show cooking and on-the-spot fresh-squeezed fruit juice area*
- The Grill – Mouth-watering selection of “Paradisus Natural” salads headlines the dinner menu at this Italian-Argentinean grill with a wood-fired pizza oven featuring an outdoor terrace*
- Sunset Grill – Snack Bar & Grill with pool bar at Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Perla* • Sunrise Grill – Snack Bar & Grill with pool bar at Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Esmeralda**
- Gabi Club – Beat. Drink. Groove. Ultimate chill-out club features a casual chic elegance and unique harmony of bar, restaurant and beach starring tapas for lunch and dinner**
- Vento – Distinctly Mediterranean dining experience offers dining variety on palm-filled outdoor terrace, private party dining room, and air-conditioned restaurant**
- Mole – Mexican contemporary cuisine starring a special “Live” quesadilla area “Tres Marias” style! Diners have two options: air-conditioned restaurant and outdoor terrace**
- Illy Coffe Corner - For persons who like to enjoy an exquisite cup of coffee. Illy Café is outdoors and it offers a unique brand of world-class coffee, "prepared with skill and flawlessly."
- Welcome Lounge Esmeralda - A magnificent option for enjoying delicious cocktails in a fresh and relaxed atmosphere..,
- La Palapa - This restaurant combines fine dining with fresh air, where you can enjoy exquisite dishes from an a la carte menu. International Cuisine. Adults Only.
- Naos - International dishes prepared in front of you and served buffet-style. Buffet International Cuisine.
- Olio - represents the crisp and exquisite unmistakable aroma of the natural pressed olive, a Trattoria where you will enjoy traditional flavors, combined with an Italian ambiance creating a touch of sophistication. Italian Cuisine.
- The Market - An exquisite selection of natural salads are the highlight of the dinner menu at the Rodizzio grill, which has a wood-fired stove for pizzas and a captivating outdoor terrace.
- Sunrise Grill - Snack Bar & Grill with pool bar at Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Esmeralda.
- Red Lounge – Before or after dinner lounge where guests can enjoy cocktails and music*
- M Bar. Martini & Wine – Robust wine cellar and exclusive themed martini selection invite lingering over pre-dinner cocktails (Holding Bar for Fuego and Passion restaurants)*
- Toji – Unique molecular concept starring sake specialties melds the art and science of mixology (Holding Bar for Bana restaurant)**
- Blue Agave – Appetites ignite with pre-dinner tequila and mezcal specialties and a fully stocked wine cellar (Holding Bar for Vento and Mole restaurants)**
- South Avenue Bar – Covered and open-air venue near restaurants buzzes with energy, events and music. Open during the day*
- North Avenue Bar – Music-filled, outdoor restaurant-area venue for listening, watching, talking and dancing. Open during the day**
- Swim-up Bar – Open daily with refreshing tropical cocktails**
- Gabi Club Bar – Beat. Drink. Groove. Ultimate chill-out club features a casual chic elegance and unique harmony of bar, restaurant and beach**
Activities for adults
- Sports activities for adults: beach volleyball, aquagym, waterpolo, beach soccer
- Latin dance classes: salsa, merengue, tango...
- A varied program of fitness activities at our YHI Fitness gym: beach power walk, yoga, spinning, pilates, stretching, fitball and personal training
- Lighted tennis facilities
- Enjoy our enrichment experiences that will make your stay unforgettable
- We will surprise you with wine and tequila tasting sessions held by our sommeliers
- Learn to make sushi with chefs from Bana, our Asain fusion restaurant
- Prepare your own guacamole, a typical Mexican dish
- Discover the manufacturing procedures of authentic Cuban cigars
- We will explain how to prepare cocktails from our beverage menu
- Take massage classes to enjoy with your partner
- We will teach you to prepare lovely flower arrangements and fruit designs
- Have fun at the pool parties that we hold at our hotels, DJ in direct, dancers, shows and games are waiting for you at our facilities
- Broad and varied evening offerings with tributes to Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley. Live and instrumental music groups. Enjoy Mexican folklore with mariachis, traditional dances and Mayan shows
- If you have access to our Royal Service areas, you will have exclusive shows and activities
- In addition to the whole internal entertainment offering, we will provide you with additional outside entertainment services (*)
- Water sports: snorkeling, jet ski, kayak... (*)
- Nearby golf course (*)
- Shopping on "La Quinta Avenida" (*)
- One-day excursions to Maya ruins such as Tulum and Chichen Itzá (*)
Activities for children
- Daycare service for children of ages between 12 months and 4 years, open from 9 AM to 10 PM.
- Kids Zone service for children of ages between 5 months and 12 years, open from 9 AM to 10 PM.
- Learn a different craft every day: Create your own piñata, masks, comet...
- Games on the beach, in the pool, treasure hunts, mini-Olympics, Indian camping...
- We have a multi-adventure area with climbing wall and rubber beds.
- Children will have enrichment experiences, such as Mini Life Enriching Experience: cookie workshop, pizza and cocktail. A walk through the swamp.
- A wide variety of theme parties: Piñata party, pirate party, Kids Pool party, Talent night...
- Manicure, pedicure and hair dressing service...at the fantastic Yhi Spa for Kids (*).
- Special program for teenagers: rubber beds, inflatable water equipment, climbing wall, beach volleyball, snorkeling, kayak and many more activities.
- Game Room area with video games: PlayStation, Nintendo Wii and Xbox 360.
- Babysitting service (24 hours). (*)
Yhi spa and health club(1,790 m2 / 19,267 sq. ft.)
- Full service indoor Spa ($) with beauty salon
- Water Ritual
- 14 massage cabins
- Body and facial treatments
- Spa Boutique
- Dry and wet saunas for men and women with private dressing rooms
- A state-of-the-art Health Club: equipment and personal trainers
- Studio classes