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.
The Mayan ruins of Tulum
Built during the 13th century and where breathtaking sea views and culture meet.
A few hours drive toward Yucatán will lead you to this Mayan architectural treasure.
Many people consider this underwater river to be the Eighth Wonder of the World.
An adventure park with cenotes, zip-lines, underground rafting…Kids Favorite (5yo minimum).
A UNESCO World Heritage site near Tulum. Discover mangrove, fauna, and flora from a kayak.
Merida & Valladolid
With the new highway, it’s now possible to reach these two fantastic Yucatán towns in only a few hours drive.
Practice the beautiful 'white sport' surrounded by lush vegetation in Hotel Esencia's own U.S. Open standard tennis court.
Explore the second largest coral reef in the world or the local 'cenotes' and get the PADI certification.
Swim with sea turtles just a few feet from the shore of the hotel beach, or with a guide in the deep sea.
This Robert Trent Jones 27-hole golf course is surrounded by the Mayan jungle and offers high-end services.
Deep Sea Fishing
31-42 foot boats are departing 10mins away from the hotel to catch barracudas, groupers and many more.
Kiteboard & Paddleboard
Experienced or beginner, adventure starts 15mins away from the hotel.
An Aegean Taverna, with a sharing food concept, simply cooked in fire in a dramatic open kitchen.
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.
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.
'From fire to table' - A micro-seasonal menu based on Mexican roots and traditions, with bold and explosive flavors.
Totally integrated with the jungle and featuring a wooden grill, a bar and ice boxes full of local fresh produce.
The first shared dining experience in Tulum by a Michelin star chef Mauricio Giovanini´s menu is inspired by his travels around the world.
Bar & Clubs
The sister bar of Casa Jaguar, located next door, showcases eclectic and hip parties all year long.
Inventive cocktails and live music on the jungle side of Tulum’s main street.
The treehouse bar/restaurant at Azulik Tulum. Masterful cocktails inspired by the Mayan culture served above the tree canopy.
An intimate bar/restaurant in Tulum's jungle, serving food and cocktails based on local and seasonal ingredients.
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.
Hysterical, kitsch, and fun dance show and disco in Playa.