A sanctuary for the senses, Banyan Tree Mayakoba welcomes you to the essential Banyan Tree experience in a resort that provides a joyful habitat for the spirit. It is a place where ancient civilizations embrace each other and where the passionate nature of Mexico is soothed by the gentle touch of the Far East.
In the ancient Maya language, Mayakoba means village over water. Banyan Tree Mayakoba is true to this definition, surrounded by lagoons, mangroves and bordered by the sea. A resort for the renewal of both mind and body, it gathers those who come under the leafy shelter of the Banyan, a tree native to the Orient and thought to be magical in its power to nurture.
Banyan Tree Mayakoba is a site of almost mythical beauty. It flawlessly blends elegance and nature, taking the Caribbean lifestyle to an unprecedented new height.
A breathtaking getaway for relaxation, rejuvenation, romance and world-class dining, it is also the region’s most sustainable five-star resort.
With its revitalized culinary concepts, Thai-inspired therapies at the Banyan Tree Spa, 14 event-venues and the Greg Norman signature 18-hole El Camaleón golf course, home to the PGA Tour Mayakoba Classic, the resort raises the bar for premium leisure options and event planning.
Perfect for private getaways, family trips and group events, the Banyan Tree Mayakoba offers 121 villas, ranging from romantic Bliss and Serenity Pool Villas to Family Residences and Ocean Front Villas. All include outdoor areas with private pools and terraces. Inspired by the interior courtyards of houses in the Far East, each villa is discreetly built to blend with the landscape, integrating the interiors and their idyllic surroundings.
East meets West in every subtle detail, from the fragrance of flowers encircling your villa, to the softness of a kimono, fine linens and essential oils on your skin. Here, even world-weary guests discover the eloquence of tranquility.
Enjoy sundowners with your soulmate or a family dinner served on your private terrace…the villas enhance every moment of your stay. Enveloped by hauntingly beautiful panoramic views and graced by a generous beach, the resort is an iconic setting for romance and relaxation.
As the first Banyan Tree property in the Americas, Banyan Tree Mayakoba sets the benchmark for vacationing in the Riviera Maya. Located just 40 minutes South of Cancun and 10 minutes North of lively Playa del Carmen, the resort Spa facilities are rated as Travel + Leisure’s Number One Spa in Mexico, as well as featured in Condé Nast Traveler’s prestigious Gold List.
The Banyan Tree Spa, Physical and spiritual renewal begins the moment you step through the door. Subtle scents of herbs, spices and aromatic oils wash over you like a tropical breeze. A dedicated Spa Concierge leads you to a private therapy pavilion, situated over the water. Moments later, you sip herbal tea while being treated to a soothing foot bath. Tranquility engulfs you.
Your therapist’s attention to detail and instinctive sensitivity to your needs are inspired by ancient Asian traditions that have been handed down through many generations.
The award-winning Banyan Tree Spa is an intimate retreat, created to blend romance, relaxation and exotic sensuality. The Spa is truly a sanctuary for the senses and promotes the very essence of an Asian wellness philosophy.
The Dining Experience, Banyan Tree Mayakoba offers a fantastic assortment of superb dining experiences to suit all tastes, whether you’re in the mood for a champagne breakfast, a poolside barbecue, or candlelit dinner under the stars. From authentic Thai cuisine to the freshest seafood and contemporary Mexican fare, abundant culinary delights are on the menu.
With over 25 years in multi-cultural environments, Executive Chef David Andrews is committed to excellence. His passion for sustainable culinary practices and locally-sourced authentic cuisine, inspire only the highest standards of quality, creativity and consistency.
Banyan Tree guests are never confined to dining at predetermined times. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or just want to share an intimate dinner, private meals can be arranged at any time and almost anywhere: alongside the pool at your villa, at a private setting on the beach, or any number of romantic locations throughout the natural surroundings.
*Subject to availability at the time of arrival/departure.