Activities

Situated squarely between Tulum and Playa del Carmen, Mayan Pyramids, underground cenotes and some of the Riviera’s best nightclubs, all are only 20 minutes away. For an adventure only steps off the hotel’s beach, there is a reef sanctuary for sea turtles and colorful exotic fish – one of the region’s best kept secrets.

Adventure

The Mayan ruins of Tulum

Built during the 13th century and where breathtaking sea views and culture meet.
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Chichen Itza

A few hours drive toward Yucatán will lead you to this Mayan architectural treasure.
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Rio Secreto

Many people consider this underwater river to be the Eighth Wonder of the World.
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X-Plor

An adventure park with cenotes, zip-lines, underground rafting…Kids Favorite (5yo minimum).
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Sian Ka’an

A UNESCO World Heritage site near Tulum. Discover mangrove, fauna, and flora from a kayak.
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Merida & Valladolid

With the new highway, it’s now possible to reach these two fantastic Yucatán towns in only a few hours drive.
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Sports

Tennis

Practice the beautiful 'white sport' surrounded by lush vegetation in Hotel Esencia's own U.S. Open standard tennis court.
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Diving

Explore the second largest coral reef in the world or the local 'cenotes' and get the PADI certification.
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Snorkeling

Swim with sea turtles just a few feet from the shore of the hotel beach, or with a guide in the deep sea.
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Golf

This Robert Trent Jones 27-hole golf course is surrounded by the Mayan jungle and offers high-end services.
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Deep Sea Fishing

31-42 foot boats are departing 10mins away from the hotel to catch barracudas, groupers and many more.
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Kiteboard & Paddleboard

Experienced or beginner, adventure starts 15mins away from the hotel.
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Restaurants

Meze

An Aegean Taverna, with a sharing food concept, simply cooked in fire in a dramatic open kitchen.
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La Popular

A fish market inspired beach grill serving fresh catches from the local fisherman´s boat. Enjoy the breezy view with your feet on the sand.
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The Real Coconut

Sanará’s beach restaurant is dedicated to all that is conscious living and follows a health & wellness philosophy of sustainable sourced ingredients.
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Arca

'From fire to table' - A micro-seasonal menu based on Mexican roots and traditions, with bold and explosive flavors.
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Kitchen Table

Totally integrated with the jungle and featuring a wooden grill, a bar and ice boxes full of local fresh produce.
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Ocumare

The first shared dining experience in Tulum by a Michelin star chef Mauricio Giovanini´s menu is inspired by his travels around the world.
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Bar & Clubs

Todos Santos

The sister bar of Casa Jaguar, located next door, showcases eclectic and hip parties all year long.
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Gitano

Inventive cocktails and live music on the jungle side of Tulum’s main street.
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Kin Toh

The treehouse bar/restaurant at Azulik Tulum. Masterful cocktails inspired by the Mayan culture served above the tree canopy.
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Mur Mur

An intimate bar/restaurant in Tulum's jungle, serving food and cocktails based on local and seasonal ingredients.
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Papaya Playa Project

This beach club, throws a major party every Saturday with guest DJs. The hotel’s all-natural ethos extends to the ingredients on the cocktail menu.
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Coco Bongo

Hysterical, kitsch, and fun dance show and disco in Playa.
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