The Yucatan Resort Playa del Carmen will find a uniquely magical hotel on Playa del Carmen’s world-famous Quinta Avenida (Fifth Avenue), one of Mexico’s most alluring destinations.
The Yucatan Resort Playa del Carmen invites you to experience a stay full of passion and wonder. Rediscover the art of thinking, listening, smelling, tasting and feeling. Let your senses run wild as you discover the rich, luxurious world of Hilton All-inclusive Adults-Only Hotel. Immerse yourself in the eclectic environment of Playa del Carmen, where all of your desires are waiting to be discovered.
The Yucatan Resort Playa del Carmen is a hip boutique hotel with a minimalist, modern look. The focus here is on atmosphere, and Live Aqua delivers in spades. The ground level features a cute little pond with vegetation and wildlife, as well as canoes brought in from the state of Michoacán. The large wooden reception desk — an uncut section of a giant tree — sets the flavor for the type of decor you’ll see throughout: natural stones, woodwork, and plenty of travertine from Puebla. Just around the corner is the aptly named Mural Restaurant and breakfast nook, with a massive, hand-painted wall mural by Brazilian artist Eduardo Cobra. The spa and fitness room are tucked around the corner, but the bulk of the action takes place on the rooftop, which is home to a chic terrace and an infinity pool.
Overall, this a hip place that caters toward couples. There’s not a lot of music or rowdiness going on; the pool was crowded during our visit and there were plenty of people on the terrace, but it was a low-key kind of group hanging out and having a good time. The surrounding music and nightlife of lively Fifth Avenue, on the other hand, can bleed through into the rooms during the height of high season, so light-sleepers should be warned.
CUN – Cancun International Airport