Mayakoba’s natural beauty continues to be the inspiration for the most exclusive and private properties in the coveted Riviera Maya. Bordering Mexico’s crystalline Caribbean Coast, Mayakoba has six miles of freshwater canals surrounded by exotic mangroves and birds which connect three of the Riviera Maya’s most luxurious hotels; Banyan Tree, Rosewood, Fairmont and a spectacular 18 hole Greg Norman golf course.
Journey Mexico crafts private, custom made itineraries for sophisticated travelers, browse our collection of Mayakoba properties and plan exclusive, VIP private tours to explore the surrounding area.
Banyan Tree Mayakoba
With a touch of Asian hospitality in the heart of the Riviera Maya, Banyan Tree Mayakoba is a luxurious, tranquil resort surrounded by fresh water lagoons.
Every villa has its own large pool, tall ceilings, talavera earthenware sinks, a Nespresso machine and a free soft drink mini bar, making even the ‘basic’ villas a true expression of luxury. Despite being a Thai hotel, touches of Mexican and Maya design are sprinkled through the rooms and the entire resort.
Service at the hotel is impeccable, with every guest treated like a VIP. The staff will always use your name and are genuinely friendly and helpful.
Set upon 1,600 acres of lush jungle and tranquil lagoon that reaches the white sands of Mexico’s Caribbean, Rosewood Mayakoba is a luxurious natural retreat. Service and quality focused, you will find everything you need for the perfect getaway.
The 128 suites and villas are spread out around the resort, offering a high level of privacy in each one. Even the most basic suites are ample, with lots of natural light streaming in. All have outdoor areas and private plunge pools and circular indoor bathtubs. Enjoy a dip, whilst sipping on the complimentary bottle of tequila you will receive upon arrival. The design boasts natural materials like stone, wood and wicker and hues such as beige, white and cream giving a clean, classic feel to the villas.
A resort hotel with the family in mind, Fairmont Mayakoba offers something for all ages. Set around 16km of canal and lagoon, the resort is big but easily accessible. You can walk or cycle from place to place or take the shared golf carts that circulate regularly.
The resort has 5 swimming pools, including one for adults only if you prefer a quiet spot, and a private beach club with sunbeds and food and drink service. There are also 3 restaurants that vary in formality and cuisine, meaning that there is something for every occasion and taste. The signature casitas offer increased privacy and a lot of space.
ULTIMATE CHICHEN ITZA AIR EXPEDITION FROM MAYAKOBA
This full day expedition is an exclusive, unique, and expertly guided exploration of Chichén Itzá by privately chartered plane. From the air, you gain an unusual and unique perspective of the flat but lush topography as well as dozens of cenotes of the YucatanPeninsula. From the ground, enjoy an expertly guided visit to the famed archeological site of Chichén Itzá
07:30 Meet your tour Guide and private transfer from your hotel to the FBO Airport
08:00 Arrive to FBO Airport and meet you Pilot prior boarding your Aircraft
08:15 Take-off and flight to Kahua Airport
08:55 Landing in Kahua Airport and transfer to Chichén Itzá
09:15 Start of Guided visit of Chichén Itzá.
11:15 Drive for a refreshing swim to a Cenote prior to lunch at Hacienda Chichén
12:15 A la Carte 3 course menu lunch
13:15 End of lunch and private transfer to Kahua Airport
13:35 Arrive to Kahua Airport and board the Aircraft for flight back
14:25 Private transfer to Hotel * tentative time table
The use of private aviation will reduce transit time by 5 hours
Following our recommended start time below, you will avoid the peak visitation hours when as many as 2,000 day trippers throng the site.
Following our recommended start time, you will avoid the mid-day peak temperatures.
Our expedition offers you a fully private service which offers flexibility to prolong your visit, enjoy an extended lunch, and/or visit nearby cenotes or other attractions.