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Located within a mile (2 km) of Xpu-ha Beach, Esencia is within 3 miles (5 km) of Chikinha Cenote. This 29-room, 4.5-star hotel has a full-service spa along with an outdoor pool and free in-room WiFi. It's on the beach and also near Puerto Aventuras Golf Club and Puerto Aventuras Marina.

Dining

Start your day off right with a free full breakfast, served each morning from 7 AM to 11 AM. Enjoy the garden views at Garden Restaurant, one of 2 onsite restaurants. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge.

Rooms

All 29 air-conditioned rooms feature iPod docks, refrigerators, and minibars. Guests can expect 20-inch LCD TVs with cable channels and DVD players, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Beds are dressed in Egyptian cotton sheets and down comforters, and bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. Free bottled water and phones are also standard.

Property features

At Esencia, guests enjoy a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a children's pool. Free valet and self parking are available—or if you're not driving, take the airport shuttle (available on request). The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this beach hotel include a steam room, free WiFi in public areas, and a meeting room.

Highlights

  • Close to Xpu-ha Beach
  • Free full breakfast
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free valet and self parking

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Sit back and relax on the beach with complimentary cabanas, umbrellas, and sun loungers. Pamper yourself with a treatment at the full-service spa and enjoy amenities at Esencia like an outdoor pool and a children's pool.

Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary. Complimentary self parking and valet parking are available on site.

  • Total number of rooms - 29 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Free beach cabanas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • One meeting room 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 13 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Steam room 
  • Children's pool 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Phone 
  • DVD player 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Down comforter 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

A complimentary full breakfast is served each morning between 7 AM and 11 AM.

Garden Restaurant - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Beach Restaurant - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a steam room.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

Aroma Spa has massage/treatment rooms, couples treatment room(s), and outdoor treatment areas. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a steam room.

Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • Steam room in spa 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 7 PM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No pets or service animals allowed

No elevators

Hotel Name

  • Esencia Hotel Xpu-Ha
  • Esencia Xpu-Ha
  • Esencia Hotel Playa Del Carmen
  • Esencia Playa Del Carmen
  • Hotel Esencia Riviera Maya, Mexico - Xpu-Ha
  • Esencia Hotel
  • Esencia

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

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