Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa
Belmond Maroma Resort & SpaBelmond Maroma Resort & Spa is an ideal escape for travelers looking to enjoy the best of Riviera Maya’s natural landscape without sacrificing luxury amenities. Just a 30-minute drive from the Cancun’s International Airport, the secluded boutique resort is set on 25 acres of preserved jungle and has direct access to the beach and Caribbean Sea. The resort’s intimate 63 rooms feature Mayan influences and earthy toned décor. Rooms are airy with large windows to let light and sea breezes in.
The resort features three outdoor pools, one is adults only, to relax beside, two tennis courts and a fitness center for active travelers. Labyrinth-esque paths wind throughout the property and lush jungle; guests should keep an eye out for colorful birds passing overhead while admiring the natural beauty. Guests can also take in the scenery from a bird’s eye view on the Observation Tower, which also hosts private dinners to savor the view.
A stay at Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa is not complete without a visit to Kinan Spa, which offers traditional Mayan treatments and daily yoga. Kinan Spa utilizes herbs grown in the property’s Healing Garden along with locally harvested honey. There’s no shortage of dining options, from regional dining at El Restaurante and Mediterranean flavors at El Sol to mezcal tasting at La Cantina and fresh-fish ceviche at Freddy’s Tequila and Ceviche Bar. With so much to do on property, it’s hard to imagine leaving Belmond Maroma’s blissful premises though the property is ideally located near local attractions like the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve and Tulum’s Mayan ruins.
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over 4 years ago
Boutique Belmond Resort
Tucked into the scenic shores of the Riviera Maya, the boutique Belmond Maroma Resort and Spa beckons with 33 suites, 33 guestrooms and a Maya-style spa offering the unusual temazcál ceremony and Maya-inspired treatments. Set amid rustling palms, the resort highlights several dining options, including a unique concept showcasing authentic local cuisine at the Aldea Maya (Maya Village) - the resort's traditional "village." Dishes are cooked over an open fire in clay pots and ingredients are sourced from local organic farms. Three pools (two, adults-only), tennis courts and fitness center complement various water sports, while a labyrinth of paths winding through the resort’s lush jungle adds to the "Garden of Eden" feel. The thatched-roof Boutique sells Mexican art, handicrafts, jewelry and sundries.
over 4 years ago
White sand, white linen, fresh tortillas
A perfect day on the Mayan Riviera