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Offering direct access to Xpu-Ha Beach, Hotel Esencia offers beautiful rooms and suites with terraces set among attractive gardens. It features a spa, 2 large outdoor swimming pools and an à la carte restaurant.

All air-conditioned accommodations has bright, attractive décor. Each suite and room has a flat-screen TV and an iPod docking station.

The Garden Restaurant serves a selection of regional and international cuisine. The hotel also offers Mexican cookery classes.

The Esencia’s spa features a plunge pool, sauna and hot tub. Treatments include massage and facials.

The Riviera Maya coastline is ideal for diving and snorkeling. Guests can visit the Mayan ruins at Tulum, as well as the resort of Playa del Carmen, which can be reached within 15 minutes by car.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 10 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Esencia has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Sep 1, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Breakfast Info

Continental

Free private parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
1 king bed
or
2 queen beds
1 king bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
2 full beds
and
2 king beds
2 full beds
and
4 king beds
1 king bed
1 king bed
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Closest beaches
  • Xpu Ha Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    1,950 feet from property
  • Playa Barceló Maya

    8.5 Very good beach
    3,300 feet from property
  • Playa Puerto Aventuras

    8.1 Very good beach
    1.8 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?
    Thank you for your message, it totally depends, on your preferences, however, most people enjoy November through April, low percentage of rain, and not too hot or humid during this season. Best Regards
    Answered on 17 September 2022
Hotel area info *
3 Restaurants On Site

    Mistura

    Food: Mexican, International

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    BeefBar

    Food: Steakhouse

    Open for: Dinner

    TAIYO

    Food: Japanese, Sushi

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Hotel Esencia
Bathroom
  • Slippers
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Live music/Performance
  • Cooking class
    Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Themed dinners
    Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Beach
  • Water sports facilities on site
  • Snorkeling
    Additional charge
  • Game room
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Valet parking
  • Parking garage
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Grocery deliveries
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
2 swimming pools
Pool 1 – outdoorFree!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/Beach towels
Pool 2 – outdoorFree!
  • Open all year
  • Adults only
  • Pool/Beach towels
Spa
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Massage chair
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Light therapy
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Hairstyling
  • Hair coloring
  • Haircut
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Hair treatments
  • Makeup services
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    Additional charge
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
    Additional charge
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

House rules

Hotel Esencia takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

3:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Extra bed upon request
$96.75 per child, per night
Crib upon request
Free
2 - 11 years
Extra bed upon request
$96.75 per child, per night
12+ years
Extra bed upon request
$193.50 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Mastercard Visa American Express Hotel Esencia accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property can only accept bookings from essential workers/permitted travelers on dates where such guidelines exist. Reasonable evidence must be provided on arrival. If it isn't provided, your booking will be canceled on arrival.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Please inform Hotel Esencia of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Hotel Esencia

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at Hotel Esencia may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Hotel Esencia on this page.

  • Guests staying at Hotel Esencia can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • À la carte

  • Check-in at Hotel Esencia is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:30 PM.

  • Hotel Esencia is 1.2 miles from the center of Xpu Ha.

  • Hotel Esencia offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Game room
    • Snorkeling
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Beachfront
    • Beach
    • Personal trainer
    • Live music/Performance
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Beauty services
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Swimming pool
    • Themed dinners
    • Facial treatments
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Waxing services
    • Cooking class
    • Makeup services
    • Hair treatments
    • Manicure
    • Pedicure
    • Haircut
    • Hair coloring
    • Hairstyling
    • Body treatments
    • Body scrub
    • Body wrap
    • Light therapy
    • Spa facilities
    • Steam room
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Massage chair
    • Fitness
    • Yoga classes
    • Fitness classes

  • Hotel Esencia has 3 restaurants:

    • Mistura
    • BeefBar
    • TAIYO

  • Room options at Hotel Esencia include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Triple
    • Apartment
    • Quad