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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What an amazing place! Stunning location in front of the beach with incredibly helpful and friendly staff members. Delicious food in both restaurants with live music sometimes. Yoga classes every morning and plenty of water activities during the day. Beautiful rooms, great gym and lovely outdoors area. It's basically the perfect place to take a break away from the city....

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We loved our trip here and can not wait to come back. The Food is off the charts great, the spa is unreal and the rooms are stunning. Not to mention the staff is friendly and helpful without being intrusive. Its an exceptional experience. Highly Highly recommend!

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Esencia breathes the true essence of Mexico. The grounds, the feeling of the charming rooms, the service and friendliness are all part of what makes Esencia so special. With 29 rooms, an amazing spa with tradition herbs and practices incorporated into the spa menu, well appointed and comfortable rooms, The authentic feeling of truly being in Mexico is very present...

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3Thank Leah W
London
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Esencia does not really want the world to know it is there. Along the road from Playa del Carmen to Tulum most hotels have bold garish front gates as if shouting here we are. Esencia on the other hand has no sign and the entrance is therefore easily missed. Inside there are no room numbers for the villas and...

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2Thank mbgandco
Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel Esencia is located in one of the most beautiful beaches in the Mayan Riviera, it combines luxury with great service and most important incredible food. Wonderful staff and a great place for couples or friends. Can’t wait for next visit.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the perfectly seasoned breakfast lunch and dinner to the beautiful colored beaches. Luxury with taste at its best. The people who work there are incredibly servicial and always with the best disposition to help. Loved the next door cenote what a pleasure.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't say enough about the staff and the beautiful grounds. You could bring kids but not really the spot for that. Secluded quiet beach and pool time. Great food, did I mention the staff? Amazing. We were just trying to decide if we should return again. I think we will try somewhere else. I mean the world is a big...

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Northern Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband, 14 year old son and I stayed in a garden suite. We had the hotel arrange transport from the airport in Cancun and back and we bought the meal plan. When we arrived the car (a large SUV) was waiting for us outside baggage claim with no problems. The driver was very polite and had cold washcloths and...

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3Thank travelswithboy
St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First visit to this restaurant and boy-O-boy was it good. From the moment that we arrived and we were transported from the car park to the restaurant it was just lovely. The service, the menu and the beverage menu were all excellent. Dinner was amazing fish cooked in banana leaf oh to go back again. This has to be one...

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3Thank cr159
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highlights include: Amazing scenery. Easy journey from NYC. Great food. Plenty of variety, Garden restaurant was magical. Wonderful staff, very friendly A great place for couples. Never need to leave the resort. Spa was amazing. Gym was well-equipped. Can't wait for next visit.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Esencia is a 50-acre private estate, with an awe-inspiring beachfront, two swimming pools, day spa, two restaurants, and an indulgent atmosphere fitting of royalty. In fact, the property and many of the buildings once served as the exclusive beach-side retreat of an Italian duchess. Though friendly, warm and generous, the duchess demands the very best and Esencia still benefits from her superior taste, her impeccable style and her zest for life. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Esencia

Address: Calle Carretera Federal KM 265, Xpu-Ha 77710, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Xpu-Ha
Price Range: $1,098 - $1,836 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Hotel Esencia 4.5*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
Esencia Playa Del Carmen
Esencia Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Xpu-Ha
#1 Spa Hotel in Xpu-Ha
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