Hotel Esencia

  • Esencia  Gallery - Mexico: Riviera Maya: Xpu-Ha
  • Esencia  Gallery - Mexico: Riviera Maya: Xpu-Ha
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Insider Tip
  • Among the treatments offered at the spa is a Mayan temazcal, which is a traditional steam bath ceremony performed in a beachside Mayan pyramid.
Hotel Overview
  • Tropical gardens
    Set amid of lush gardens along a stretch of white-sand beach, this intimate Riviera Maya resort is south of Cancun International Airport.
  • Terraces with views
    29 guestrooms, suites, and cottages have an open feel with white walls, high ceilings, large windows, and terraces with views of the ocean or tropical gardens.
  • Spa, beach cabanas
    After enjoying complimentary breakfast, guests can relax in cabanas by the beach, take a dip in the pool, indulge in a spa treatment, or take a yoga class.
What to Expect:
  • Upon arrival, guests are led down a jungle path to the resort's main building, a white three-story villa with a terra-cotta-tiled roof. Formerly the private estate of an Italian duchess, this boutique resort has the feel of an intimate beach house. Stylish yet unpretentious, the hotel primarily attracts couples and families seeking a serene beach getaway.
Amenity Highlights:
  • Two outdoor swimming pools overlook the ocean and tented cabanas provide shade along the pristine white-sand beach. The on-site spa offers facials, massages, and body treatments using certified organic spa products (surcharge). Activities include yoga and meditation classes, water sports, wine tastings, and private cooking classes. The restaurant serves creative dishes with fresh, local ingredients; breakfast is complimentary each morning.

Location:

XPU-HA - 2
RIVIERA MAYA,
Mexico

Region: 
  • Xpu-Ha
  • Airport:

    Cancun International Airport CUN
  • Hotel Esencia offers 29 guestrooms, suites, and cottages located in a lush garden area or in the main house. All accommodations are bright and airy with white walls and floors, high ceilings, large windows, and terraces with garden or ocean views. Rooms also feature California king beds with 600-thread-count Egyptian cotton linens and furniture made with native woods. Bathrooms feature double rain showerheads; some offer separate tubs and double skinks. Amenities include high-speed Internet access, minibars, and refrigerators.
  • Master Garden Suite -

    Located in the main house featuring large terrace with garden view, plunge pool; suite features king size bed, large bathroom, shower room and bathtub.

  • One Bedroom Cottage w/ Private Pool -

    Located in the garden area; this two story cottage features media room with surround sound, large flat screen T. V., CD and DVD players, large living room, outside terrace with dinning area, large swimming pool with chase lounges. The upstairs consist of a large master bedroom with terrace and sitting area, large bathroom with his and hers sink, shower room and bathtub, walk in closet. There is a 2nd bedroom ideal for children, room features twin beds and separate bathroom.

  • Deluxe Ocean View Suite -

    Located in the main house; from this suite you enjoy a 360 degree view of the area. Suite features electric window shades, large terrace with chase lounges, DVD, CD player, projector and large screen for enjoyment of the in room entertainment. Incredible sunsets can be enjoyed from the terrace and sunrises can be enjoyed from the bedroom.

  • Garden Room -

    Garden view rooms are located in the garden area and features a terrace with spectacular sea view, spacious living areas, walk-in closets, dome ceilings and double terrace. All rooms features Molton Brown amenities, Egyptian cotton sheets, duvet covers and glorious down pillows. Decor is all in white, simple, elegant, with tapete stone insertions on the floor and deep colorful accents. Furniture is custom hand crafted.

  • Ocean View Master Suite -

    Located in the main house, with large terraces and chase lounges, featuring a spectacular sea view, a sitting area and plunge pool. The suite encompasses, Catalan ceiling, bathtub, shower room, walk in closet, plasma screen T. V. and electric shades. This suite also has a 2nd garden terrace which connects to the ocean view room creating an adjoining room.

  • Ocean View Suite -

    Ocean View Suite are located in the main house and features a terrace with spectacular sea view, spacious living areas, walk-in closets, dome ceilings and double terrace. All rooms features Molton Brown amenities, Egyptian cotton sheets, duvet covers and glorious down pillows. Decor is all in white, simple, elegant, with tapete stone insertions on the floor and deep colorful accents. Furniture is custom hand crafted.

  • Ocean View Room -

    Located in the main house features terrace with sea view, walk-in closets, and plasma screen T. V.

  • Garden Suite with Plunge Pool -

    Garden suites are located in the garden area featuring a terrace with plunge pool, sitting area, spacious bathroom, his and hers sink; some feature a bathtub and solarium all with shower room and large walk-in closet. All rooms features Molton Brown amenities, Egyptian cotton sheets, duvet covers and glorious down pillows. Decor is all in white, simple, elegant, with tapete stone insertions on the floor and deep colorful accents. Furniture is custom hand crafted.

  • Terrace Room -

    Located in the main house, pool side, features spacious terrace, ipod connection, walk-in closets, and plasma screen T. V.

Property Amenities
  • Surrounded by of lush tropical gardens and a two-mile stretch of white-sand beach, this resort is south of Cancun International Airport. Aroma Spa specializes in organic treatments using plant extracts and botanical essences. Located in a peaceful garden area with sea views, this palapa-roofed spa offers massage treatments, herbal saunas, and facials (surcharge). The resort offers private cooking classes or private wine and food tastings, and yoga and meditation classes are offered at the Pavilion of Wind. The on-site restaurant features gourmet cuisine showcasing fresh seafood and local produce, and the bar features fine international wines as well as signature cocktails. Resort amenities include complimentary breakfast, a business center, babysitting/childcare, and concierge services.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar/lounge
  • Business center
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Concierge services
  • Massage - treatment room(s)
  • Restaurant(s) in hotel
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Spa services on site
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Wedding services
Policies
  • Extra person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
    Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.
    Photo identification and credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in, cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Check-in time: 
  • 3 PM
Check-out time: 
  • Noon
Dining
  • A complimentary breakfast is provided each morning.

  • Sal y Fuego
    Serves sophisticated international cuisine with Mexican influences. Signature dishes feature an authentic Meso American cooking method of simmering fresh seafood and meats in banana leaves deep below the earth. Menu and daily chef's specials feature local, naturally grown ingredients. Indoor and outdoor terrace seating available. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Recreation
  • The resort is located along a two-mile stretch of white-sand beach. Available water sports include sailing, snorkeling, and windsurfing (surcharges may apply). Two outdoor pools face the ocean. Yoga and meditation classes are offered at the spa. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Horse riding/rental
  • Parasailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Skydiving
  • Snorkeling
  • Tennis
  • Water skiing
  • Windsurfing
  • Yoga classes/instruction
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Other Names for the Esencia

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