Mayakoba is man made property with a lagoon filled with fish and bird species and has a carefully preserved ecosystem.
Banyan Tree Mayakoba is the epitome of luxury resort living, bringing Asian hospitality to the Riviera Maya. Nestled within the private gated resort development of Mayakoba, immerse yourself in untouched nature complemented with the Riviera Maya luxury resort's familiar warmth and charm. This resort is home to some of natures most amazing flora and fauna. Enjoy a guided eco adventure boat tour, hosted by one of their nature specialist.
The Asian inspired villas, each host a wonderful plunge pool allowing you to relax while enjoying the sounds of the wildlife that fills the area. Many rooms even offer a private outdoor bathtub that has a candle wall behind you to touch on the senses. The villas each offer private lush, landscaped gardens that just brings that zen feeling to life.
You will be greeted in the lobby by one of the spa therapists who will give you a welcome back rub while you are met by an inviting drink. Sometimes you will even find a monkey taking a seat, just relaxing as you are checking in. Even the wildlife feels at home at this property.
Enjoy dinner in of the many restaurants, you have five wonderful options to tantalize your taste buds. The chef is beyond amazing at accommodating all your special requests:
Saffron - offers a wonderful Thai Cuisine
LaCopa - outdoor rooftop terrace offering, tapas and light cuisine
LaCava - is a private wine cellar, seating 14 people, perfect for small private dinner
Oriente Restaurant - offers international cuisine, but famous for the Tomahawk Steak, we relished in this divine steak and they accented it with sea bass atop salt slabs, which was simply divine.
Tamarind - is the fine dining spices where natural ingredients fuse with the local flavors of the region
Tapas Cruise - this is by far one of my favorite elements of this property, enjoy a relaxing cruise down the canals while sipping margaritas and enjoying tapas
The Spa, one must experience their world class spa. From the moment you enter the rain forest room to the multi jet pool and then into the private spa villa, you are pampered, relaxed and just put into state of utter bliss.
This property has an amazing white washed palapa, perfect for that beach wedding, only steps from the ocean.
Ceremonies can be held on the beach or off the main lobby - the possibilities of this property are endless.
I became a believer once I experienced this resort and plan on spending many vacations here not to mention sending my clients here to create memories that last a lifetime.