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Banyan Tree Mayakoba



Banyan Tree Mayakoba


Insider Tip

Guests can purchase handmade arts and crafts from local artists at the on-site Banyan Tree Gallery. These boutiques showcase a selection of silver, ceramics, and apparel from local villages in addition to eco-friendly products and items from the Banyan Tree Spa collection.

Hotel Overview

Serene setting
Surrounded by tropical forests and lagoons, this serene resort is located in the exclusive Mayakoba resort area, 61.5km (38mi) from Cancun.
Private pools
132 villas, set along lagoons or the beach, include sun decks with private swimming pools, private gardens, and complimentary Internet access.
Garden spa
The resort features 2 outdoor pools, a beach club, a fitness center, gourmet restaurants, and a garden spa with outdoor treatment pavilions.

Amenity highlights:

The open-air garden spa features a hydrotherapy area and 12 treatment pavilions include four floating massage pavilions. At the beach club, guests can relax in oceanfront cabanas or take a dip in the infinity pool complete with a swim-up bar. On-site dining options include an overwater Thai restaurant, a spa restaurant, and a beachside restaurant; room service is available 24 hours.

What to expect:

Set amid winding lagoons and tropical mangroves, this luxury resort is within the exclusive gated resort community of Mayakoba. Water taxis transport guests to the main resort area, which centers around a striking water court. With a serene ambiance and upscale amenities, this resort attracts discriminating vacationers seeking privacy and relaxation.




CUN - Cancun International Airport



Banyan Tree Mayakoba offers 132 freestanding villas located along the beach or amid tropical mangroves and lagoons. All villas feature private gardens and spacious sun decks with private pools; some villas also include outdoor spa tubs. Bathrooms include separate tubs and showers, scales, bathrobes, hair dryers, and complimentary toiletries. Rooms are equipped with CD/DVD players, satellite TVs with complimentary Internet access, and multi-line phones with voice mail.


  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom scale
  • Bathroom telephone
  • Blackout drapes
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • CD player
  • Climate control
  • Clock radio
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Cribs (infant beds) available
  • Desk
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Electronic/magnetic keys
  • Extra towels/bedding in room
  • Handheld shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • In-room safe
  • Internet access - complimentary
  • Internet access - wireless
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Makeup mirror
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Patio
  • Pay movies
  • Premium bedding
  • Premium TV channel(s)
  • Private bathroom
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Rollaway beds
  • Separate sitting area
  • Separate tub and shower
  • Sewing kit
  • Slippers
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Turndown service
  • Voice mail
  • Wake-up calls
  • Welcome amenities
  • Window opens


Property Amenities

Located within the exclusive Mayakoba resort community, this Riviera Maya resort is set amid tropical mangroves and lagoons. At the outdoor garden spa, guests can enjoy Asian- and European-inspired therapies in luxury treatment pavilions including four floating massage pavilions (surcharge). The beach club includes an infinity pool with a swim-up bar, oceanfront cabanas, a restaurant/bar, and beach butler service; an additional freeform pool is located near the lobby. Non-alcoholic beverages such as: water, sparkling water, sodas, juice in the mini bar (surcharge). Additional facilities include a fitness center, meeting rooms, and a library. Wireless Internet access and two complimentary bicycles per villa is complimentary. The amenities listed below are available on site; fees may apply:

  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Ballroom(s)
  • Banquet facilities
  • Bar/lounge

Number of floors: 1

Number of rooms: 107


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.


Ideal for plain relaxing and introspection while overlooking the Reflections Pool, Oriente offers casual sumptuous Mexican and international breakfast buffets each morning, and modern Mexican cuisine with an Asian flair in the evenings.
Banyan Tree’s signature restaurant, Saffron, serves authentic, contemporary Thai cuisine prepared by Thai chefs brought to Mayakoba to share their authentic dishes and techniques with our guests. Open for dinner.
Located at Mayakoba Beach. Enjoy light snacks and fresh seafood for lunch or the freshest catch of the day and authentic Mexican specialties for dinner. Sands also offers a variety of outstanding tropical cocktails all day long for lounging poolside or on the beach.
An elegant yet casual restaurant, Tamarind offers a unique dining experience with stunning views of the lagoon. A fusion of sophisticated European cooking techniques with New World flavors and ingredients redefines sophisticated resort dining.
La Copa
While our restaurants tantalize with culinary delights, La Copa rooftop lounge captivates with exotic drinks, warm Mexican sunsets and sparkling night skies. Signature La Copa cocktails include Riviera Lemonade made with vodka, fresh blueberries and homemade lemonade and the Mojito Maya with rum, lemon juice, mint and sparkling water.
Ixchel is a traditional and unique trajinera, or dining boat. Indulge in a magnificent fusion of local and international cuisines. Chefs will prepare a cooked-to-order menu as you sail through the canals and mangroves of Mayakoba. This mesmerizing experience is available twice daily for breakfast and dinner departures and must be booked in advance.


This Riviera Maya resort features an infinity pool and a beach club with oceanfront cabanas and beach butlers as well as a never-ending supply of activities including jet skiing, snorkeling, scuba diving, swimming in cenotes, dolphin encounters, zip-lining, horseback riding, sailing, and guided jungle tours. El Camaleón, an 18-hole Greg Norman-designed golf course, is within the Mayakoba resort community. The area is also rich with archeology; including the popular archeological sites Tulum, Chichen Itza and Coba.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing
  • Hiking/biking trails