Banyan Tree Mayakoba - Facts and Information


A harmonious blend of nature and luxury, Banyan Tree Mayakoba, on Mexico’s famous Riviera Maya coast, takes the Caribbean lifestyle to new heights.

Situated within the integrated resort development of Mayakoba, guests will experience Banyan Tree’s “romance of travel”, a unique sense of tranquil and private space immersed in untouched nature, complemented by touches of our signature Asian hospitality and warmth.


Stretched along the translucent Caribbean Sea on the coast of Quintana Roo rests the multicultural and cosmopolitan Riviera Maya. Located on the eastern seaboard of the Yucatán Peninsula, Riviera Maya extends from the town of Puerto Morelos to Playa del Carmen and south to the village of Tulum.

Mayakoba – meaning village over the water in Maya – is home to Banyan Tree Mayakoba, an extraordinary blend of Mexican culture and Asian hospitality. A breathtaking sanctuary for the senses and the perfect getaway for relaxation, rejuvenation, romance and world-class dining.

Children Policy

Children of all ages are welcome. Childre's program available.

Pet Policy

Pets are not allowed in the property

Room Amenities

Accommodations, taxes and resort fees
Wi-Fi and Two Complimentary Bicycles per villa


The award-winning Banyan Tree Spa is an intimate haven created to blend romance, serenity and exotic sensuality. Featuring the intuitive art of touch, uniquely-trained therapists and masterfully-ceremonial treatments, the Banyan Tree Spa experience is the very essence of Asian wellness philosophy. Founded in Phuket in 2001, the Banyan Tree Spa Academy provides dedicated training facilities to ensure that our highly-skilled therapists consistently deliver the highest quality treatments anywhere around the world, including Mayakoba. Expect nothing less than quietude, warmth and well-being.


A true masterpiece and designed by the legendary Greg Norman, El Camaleón is home to the only PGA Tour event in Latin America, the OHL Classic at Mayakoba. The dazzling course winds through tropical jungle, dense mangroves and stretches of Caribbean sand. It’s 18 holes of sheer beauty. Enjoy full days of shot-saving techniques, world-class golf instruction and drastically improve your game at the Jim McLean Golf Academy. Come and play where the pros play!


The Rainforest
Presenting The Rainforest, an invigorating, state-of-the-art hydrothermal experience unlike no other. A signature innovation, The Rainforest trail features eight different hydrothermal therapy experiences that include the Rain Walk, Aroma Steam Chamber and Finnish Sauna to afford you a holistic and revitalizing journey within an extravagant tropical world.

Let the experts help you enjoy this excellent opportunity to ride well cared horses admiring the beach and jungle views of the beautiful Mexican Caribbean. No experience is needed; we have the right horse for everyone.

Cancun and the Mayan Riviera are well known for having the World’s second largest coral reef. There is a wide range of options for beginners and the most experienced divers, from resort courses; to different certification levels we have the best option for you. Among the most popular ones we have the reef diving, or wreck dives.

These are the most fascinating human friendly sea creatures. Experience the action and feel the emotion of swimming with dolphins in the ocean. Imagine the thrill of dolphins pulling you or pushing you by the palms of your feet. You will also learn how they eat, sleep, how they communicate, etc. For many, this is a once in a life-time experience.

Get exciting journeys riding your own ATV through jungle paths and sand dunes.

(From May 15th to September 15th.)
This is an unforgettable half-day tour. You will be picked up at your hotel and taken to the pier where you will get aboard on a nice boat, for a smooth ride on the turquoise Caribbean sea for 45 min. aprox. This is the spot where you will have the opportunity to swim 3 to 4 times with the Whale Sharks, on our way back; you will have the opportunity to snorkel at Isla Che, near Contoy Island, where a beautiful reef is located.

Get a close view of Cancun’s underwater world: corals, angel fish, sea rays, turtles and dolphins. The Sub Sea Explorer is equipped with air-conditioning, panoramic windows, comfortable seats and experienced guides.

This is a 45 minutes tour that will take you to new heights aboard a two seated chairs, where you will soar the heights above 350 feet, enjoying a spectacular view of Cancun Hotel zone, mangroves and the amazing Mexican Caribbean Sea

Enjoy a great and funny evening!. Get on board the Caribbean Carnival Boat and cruise the marvelous water of the Mexican Caribbean to Isla Mujeres. Start the party aboard with rum punch or piña colada, music and dancing. Once on the island, enjoy the live show with Caribbean dances, music and contests. The party continues as we return back to Cancun with more music and dancing. This is a party you cannot miss!

Take it to the next level and let´s pump it up to EXTREME!
Only the big boys and girls get to play here, when fast is just not fast enough, high is still not high enough and long is just not long enough. Get ready to experience ¨EXTREMO ¨where you will have the ride of your life on the fastest and longest zip lines.

Dare to live a fantastic experience in one of the most incredible locations in the Riviera Maya. Explore this natural museum, filled with a kaleidoscope of nature formations, walk an easy route amidst thousands of stalactites and stalagmites found in this protected natural reserve. Learn and be amazed in this ancient magical subterranean world, that up to these days, has remained unexplored for millions of years.

Kids Activities
Video Games, Beach Activities, Movie Time, Board Games

Boat Tours



Banyan Tree’s signature restaurant, serves authentic contemporary Thai cuisine. Sitting on our wooden deck overlooking the tropical mangroves.


Located on the beach. Enjoy light snacks and fresh seafood for lunch or the catch of the day and authentic Mexican specialties for dinner.


Offers sumptuous Mexican, Asian and international breakfast buffets each morning.


A unique dining experience featuring a fusion of sophisticated European cuisine with New World flavors.

Reflections Pool Bar

Located just off of the main lobby, offering creative cocktail recipes with the best local ingredients.

La Copa

The extraordinary rooftop lounge captivates with exotic drinks, warm Riviera sunsets and sparkling night skies.

In-Villa Barbecue

Experience sumptuous BBQ ́s and magnificent evenings in the privacy and comfort of your villa.


Translated as ‘Goddess of the Moon’, Ixchel is our traditional and unique “trajinera”, or dining boat.
Treat yourself to magnificent local and international cuisine as you sail through the waterways of Mayakoba.


A deep-in-the-jungle mystical experience featuring the four sacred elements of water, earth, wind and fire, where you can relive the superb culinary arts of the ancient Maya civilization.

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