Nestled among the pristine beach of Mayakoba, located in the famous Riviera Maya region of Mexico, Banyan Tree Mayakoba offers the epitome of luxury resort living. Mayakoba means ‘village on water’ and is reflective of the stunning lagoons and tranquil waterways that run throughout the award-winning resort. Nature lovers will feel right at home at this beautiful resort located near the second-largest coral reef in the world with Mangrove boat tours guided by the resorts own nature specialist.

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Room Types

The perfect home away from home, Banyan Tree Mayakoba provides spacious villas with beautiful hand-crafter Mayan furnishings, contemporary architecture and your very own swimming pool in each villa. Expect pure luxury when you step into your villa with over-sized elegant bathrooms, terrace areas, spacious living area with large king-size bed and air-conditioning. Silk kimonos, robes and slippers add to the levels of luxurious comfort.
  • Bliss Pool Villa

    The Bliss Pool Villa features a king size bed, working desk, outdoor bathtub, hammock, 40-inch TV in the bedroom with on-command movies, 2 complimentary bicycles and a private swimming pool on the outdoor deck area.
  • Two-Bedroom Pool Villa at the Haven

    The Two-Bedroom Villas at Banyan Tree Mayakoba present a haven of privacy and elegance, just steps away from the beach. Guests are spoilt with their very own Jacuzzi, outdoor bathtub and swimming pool.
  • Serenity Pool Villa

    Serenity Pool Villa is the perfect place to truly kick back, with its impressive features such as a jetted pool, private heated swimming pool, outdoor bathtub and hammock. The spacious living room includes a cosy sofa where you can admire the splendid views of the lake.
  • Serenity Two-Bedroom Pool Villa

    The Serenity two-bedroom pool villa offers spacious bathrooms, a cosy living area and a well-appointed garden area with heated swimming pool and bubbling jet pool. Villa amenities include two bedrooms, outdoor bathtub and shower, indoor shower with steam bath, hammock, desk and a 40-inch TV.
  • Spa Pool Villa

    For couples searching for the perfect romantic hideaway, the Spa Pool Villa at Banyan Tree Mayakoba is the ideal accommodation with breath taking views of the tranquil surroundings of nearby lagoons. Specifically designed for couples, you will enjoy a sensuous spa treatment on your very own private outdoor massage deck by one of the resorts trained therapists. Relax and soak in the idyllic surroundings while you lounge in the sun on your private loungers or shower in the two outdoor showers with your loved one and end the day with a romantic dinner on your private terrace with dining area.
  • Ocean Front Three-Bedroom Pool Villa at the Haven

    Located just moments from the beach, these lavish villas offer expansive living with three well-appointed bedrooms, a heated pool, cosy living spaces and a gorgeous outdoor area with a private heated swimming pool. Villa amenities include two bedrooms, outdoor bathtub and shower, indoor shower with steam bath, hammock, desk and a 40-inch TV.
  • Three Bedroom Family Residence

    For the ultimate living space for family and friends, book the Three Bedroom Family Residence, this three-story residence offers a sun-drenched roof deck lounge, a private heated pool, and truly outstanding views. Villa amenities include two bedrooms, outdoor bathtub and shower, indoor shower with steam bath, hammock, desk and a 40-inch TV.
  • Sanctuary Spa Pool Villa

    Spa enthusiasts will want to book the Sanctuary Spa Pool Villa, fitted with a treatment deck where you can indulge in daily spa treatments at your leisure as well as the benefits of in-villa wellness breakfast with healthy food and beverage options. Villa amenities include two bedrooms, outdoor bathtub and shower, indoor shower with steam bath, hammock, desk and a 40-inch TV.


Begin your day with a relaxing yoga class on the beach by one of the resorts specially trained staff members or head to the stunning El Camaleón Golf Club, designed by Greg Norman for a round of world-class golf. Banyan Tree Mayakoba offers guests an experience of a lifetime with a guided Mangrove Boat Tour. The interactive two-hour boat ride takes guests on a bird-watching and animal-spotting adventure with great information about the natural wildlife. Kids under 12 will love the special activities just for them from 9am to 5pm every day from video games and movie time to complimentary beach activity classes. Relax and unwind at the award winning spa and enjoy special in room dining from or enjoy one of the resorts four elegant restaurants.


Banyan Tree Mayakoba offers a plethora of dining choices, whether you want tranquil river views, beachside dining options or even a dinner or breakfast cruise, you’ll never tire of ways to eat in this amazing 5-star resort.
  • Saffron

    Saffron is Banyan Tree’s signature restaurant and offers al fresco dining on the wooden deck overlooking the tropical mangroves for a romantic and tranquil setting. Saffron serves a menu of Thai dishes for dinner service.
  • Tamarind

    Offering panoramic views of the lagoon, Tamarind serves dishes from the west, where dishes are full of flavour and spices to tantalise the taste buds.
  • Sands

    Set on the beach, Sands serves authentic Mexican food, focusing on seafood dishes, which are caught fresh. Late morning and early evening casual dining can be had here.
  • Orient

    Orient surrounds lush green trees and the resort’s tranquil pool for a more secluded ambience. This casual and cosy restaurant serves up a delicious buffet breakfast with Mexican and international fares.
  • Ixchel

    For a unique experience, head on a traditional trajinera boat for a mesmerising dinner or breakfast service. Casually drift through the canal as your meal adds to the journey, whether you’re watching the sunrise or sunset.


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