- Six pools on site
- Upscale rooms with balconies
One of the most luxurious vacation destinations in the entire area, Royal Hideaway Playacar is an all-inclusive beachfront resort close to Playa del Carmen, the most popular city on the Mayan Riviera.
For a quiet, romantic beach getaway, couples can’t do better than this adults-only resort on one of the most spectacular slices of white-sand beach in the Western hemisphere. It’s the best of both worlds, perfectly located near—but not in the center of—Playa del Carmen’s pulsing downtown and eclectic La Quinta Avenida. Royal Hideaway Playacar offers plenty of tranquility and solitude, and the fun, vivacious beach-town vibe of Playa is just a short drive away.
By the numbers, the resort boasts six swimming pools, six restaurants and 201 spacious rooms. Take advantage of the spa and state-of-the-art fitness center or sip on an island cocktail at the solarium while sinking into a luxurious Balinese bed. You don’t have to leave the premises for great outdoor activities: spend your day sailing, windsurfing, snorkeling, kayaking, fishing or playing tennis. The Yucatán offers some of the best diving in the world, and the scuba diving center offers everything from A to Z: equipment sales and rental, lessons and classes for certification. If you want to hit the links, no problem—a great golf course is less than two miles away.
The Retreat, Royal Hideaway Playacar’s aptly named spa, deserves special mention. Couples and individuals can indulge in fit-for-royalty services, which include massages, facials, body wraps, aromatherapy, deep skin cleansing and revitalizing vitamin C therapy. Privacy and discretion are always given proper attention. And could anything be more romantic than a massage by candlelight, right on the seashore?
Royal Hideaway Playacar is just two miles from fun and lively downtown Playa del Carmen, with great shopping, dining and nightlife. From Playa, you can catch the ferry to the glorious island of Cozumel, a world-class cruise ship destination with some of the clearest water and best diving and snorkeling in the Caribbean.
Just down the coast is the fascinating eco-archeological park Xcaret, a theme park that highlights Mexico’s Mayan past with ruins, a replica village, artisans at work, a cemetery, open theatre and demonstrations of pre-Columbian dances and traditions. Recreational activities include a beach, snorkeling and swimming in an underground concrete sluice. Within the park are 11 restaurants, a spa and several souvenir shops.
An hour south of Royal Hideaway Playacar is one of Mexico’s greatest historical treasures, the centuries-old ruins of Tulum—one of the best preserved archeological sites in the Americas. This spectacular city sits on a bluff overlooking the magnificent aquamarine Caribbean. It is one of the most visited and photographed places in all of Mexico.