Hotel Esencia

Carrtera Cancun-Tulum Km. 265, Riviera Maya (Playa del Carmen 77710)

  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • Hotels with a Kids' Pool
  • Esencia is a luxury hotel with 27 suites and 2 villas with private pools located on a beautiful beach in the Riviera Maya. The atmosphere is intimate and the food is fantastic. The staff goes out of their way to make stays relaxing and they greet guests by name. Parents can relax on the beach while kids play in the sand – much easier at an intimate resort like this! Cottages are well-appointed for families.

    • Category: Hotel
    • Location: Seaside
    • Standard: Luxurious
    • Style: Boutique
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    Our Reviewer's Favorite Features

    • Baby Ready: Crib and highchair available
    • Toddler Fun: Open, safe areas for running around
    • Family-friendly public areas
    • Variety of room options for families
    • Well-appointed accommodations
    • Intimate and luxurious atmosphere
    • Personalized service

    Families Should Know

    • Hotel Escencia offers 3 additional private villas to guests adjacent to the property
    • Isolated location
    • Private and public swimming pools are unfenced
    • Kids’ pool available
    • Nanny on Call program provides up to 2 hours of complimentary babysitting for restaurant/spa visits
    • Babysitting starts at $30 US for the first hour & $15 US for each additional hour
    • No fitness center but nearby options available
    • Beach not private but mainly used by hotel guests
    • Outside shops and restaurants are not walking distance – 20 minutes from Playa del Carmen
    • Quiet ambiance
    • Free WIFI in public areas

    Sports + Activities

    • beach
    • swimming pool
    • snorkeing and scuba diving
    • yoga and tai chi
    • cooking lessons
    • sightseeing

    Local Excursions

    • Tulum
    • Xcaret
    • Cozumel

    Amenities

    • rooms, suites and cottages
    • air-conditioning
    • TV/DVD/CD/iPod
    • private terrace or balcony
    • cottage units have private sundeck and swimming pool
    • daily housekeeping
    • room service
    • concierge
    • restaurant/bar
    • adult and kids’ swimming pools
    • watersports equipment rental
    • spa
    • yoga and tai chi classes for adults and kids
    • cooking classes for adults and kids
    • babysitting on request
    • broadband rooms and free WIFI in public areas
    • private parking
    # of peopleStarting at
    2-3$US615D B
    4$US784D B
    5-6$US1,569D B
    Legend
    • D - daily pricing
    • W - weekly pricing
    • T - tax included
    • B - breakfast included
    • I - all-inclusive

    Preferred Room

    Suite or Cottage

    Guest Room Highlights

    • Spacious
    • Well-appointed
    • Good configuration for sleeping
    • Comfortable beds
    • Nice bathroom
    • Great shower
    • Safe for babies/toddlers

    Booking Conditions

    • Deposit required
    • Cancellation stays January 6-April 30: <21 days, deposit forfeit
    • Cancellation stays November 1-December 20: <21 days, deposit forfeit
    • Cancellation stays May 1-October 31: <14 days, deposit forfeit
    • Cancellation stays December 21-January 5: varies
    • All cancelled reservations incur $US 100 penalty fee
    • Crib and highchair: complimentary
    • Extra person fee: <2 years – free, 2 to 12 years – $US 75, 12 years + – $US 150 per night
    • Babysitting: $30 US for the first hour & $15 US for each additional hour per hour