Banyan Tree Mayakoba is a site of almost mythical beauty.
It flawlessly blends elegance and nature, taking the Caribbean lifestyle to an unprecedented new height. A breathtaking getaway for relaxation, rejuvenation, romance and world-class dining, it is also the region’s most sustainable five-star resort.
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Banyan Tree Mayakoba is a site of almost mythical beauty. It flawlessly blends elegance and nature, taking the Caribbean lifestyle to an unprecedented new height. A breathtaking getaway for relaxation, rejuvenation, romance and world-class dining, it is also the region’s most sustainable five-star resort.
With its revitalized culinary concepts, Thai-inspired therapies at the Banyan Tree Spa, 14 event-venues and the Greg Norman signature 18-hole El Camaleón golf course, home to the PGA Tour Mayakoba Classic, the resort raises the bar for premium leisure options and event planning.
Perfect for private getaways, family trips and group events, the Banyan Tree Mayakoba offers 123 villas, ranging from romantic Bliss and Serenity Pool Villas to Family Residences and Ocean Front Villas. All include outdoor areas with private pools and terraces. Inspired by the interior courtyards of houses in the Far East, each villa is discreetly built to blend with the landscape, integrating the interiors and their idyllic surroundings.
East meets West in every subtle detail, from the fragrance of flowers encircling your villa, to the softness of a kimono, fine linens and essential oils on your skin. Here, even world-weary guests discover the eloquence of tranquility.
Enjoy sundowners with your soulmate or a family dinner served on your private terrace… the villas enhance every moment of your stay. Enveloped by hauntingly beautiful panoramic views and graced by a generous beach, the resort is an iconic setting for romance and relaxation.
As the first Banyan Tree property in the Americas, Banyan Tree Mayakoba sets the benchmark for vacationing in the Riviera Maya. Located just 40 minutes South of Cancun and 10 minutes North of lively Playa del Carmen, the resort Spa facilities are rated as Travel + Leisure’s Number One Spa in Mexico, as well as featured in Condé Nast Traveler’s prestigious Gold List. Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range Does this include catering fees?
Estimated Price Per Head
from $109 to $150
Minimum room block will depend on number of guests and a minimum of 3 night-stay is required
All prices are subject to 16% VAT
Accommodations are also subject to additional 3% Lodging tax + 15% Service charge.
F&B for banquets is also subject to 18% Service charge
Please note that there are other related costs to each event such as setup fee, rental fee when applicable and sound system and lighting fees. Insurance
Additional Insurance May Be Required Depending On The Event
Capacity Seated 500 Buffet 400 Standing 500 Celebrations Hosted Here Since 2009 Venue Spaces Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available Catering Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue Alcohol Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services Smoking Designated Smoking Areas Only Accommodations 123 pool villas, divided into 7 categories offering a wide range of options for your guests. Some of our villas also have 2 and 3 bedrooms, making them ideal for families and friends travelling together. Amenities Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite Valet Parking Wifi Onsite Restrooms Venue Features The Scene: A sanctuary for the senses, Banyan Tree Mayakoba welcomes you to the essential Banyan Tree experience in a resort that provides a joyful habitat for the spirit. It is a place where ancient civilizations embrace each other and where the passionate nature of Mexico is soothed by the gentle touch of the Far East.
In the ancient Maya language, Mayakoba means village over water. Banyan Tree Mayakoba is true to this definition, surrounded by lagoons, mangroves and bordered by the sea. A resort for the renewal of both mind and body, it gathers those who come under the leafy shelter of the Banyan, a tree native to the Orient and thought to be magical in its power to nurture. Standout Venue Features: Banyan Tree Mayakoba is the first All-Pool Villa resort in Mexico and villa size ranges from 3000 sq ft to 5000 sq ft. All our villas have their own private swimming pool and are the perfect retreat to enjoy the Mexican Caribbean. Awards & Notables
AAA Five Diamond Award property
Top 6 Resorts for a Destination Wedding in Mexico by BRIDES
Hotel Awards Best of the Best by Travel + Leisure Mexico
#9 Best Hotel in Mexico (east) by Conde Nast Traveler Readers's Choice Awards
Celebration Locations La Copa Terrace: Located on one side of the main building. - View: Overlooking the lagoon and the jungle, with our Asian-inspired architecture as backdrop. - Max Capacity: 200 - Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing Lobby Terrace: Located on the other side of the main building. - View: Overlooking the lagoon and the jungle, with our Asian-inspired architecture as backdrop. Great location for a sunset wedding ceremony! - Max Capacity: 200 - Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing MK Blue: Caribbean-style palapa with a rustic-chic finish that will allow you to have a casual or formal event, depending on the décor and setup that you use. - View: This venue is located over the mangroove therefore the view will be lush green and lagoon. - Max Capacity: 500 - Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing El Pueblito: A venue that resembles a Mexican little town and that will make the best option that Mexican fiesta that you have dreamed of! - Max Capacity: 700 - Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes: SAFFRON
Dinner: 6:00 - 11:00 PM nightly
Banyan Tree’s signature restaurant, Saffron, serves contemporary Thai Cuisine prepared by Thai chefs, brought to Mayakoba to share their authentic gastronomy with our guests. An intimate restaurant that caters perfectly to special occasions, Saffron is a one-of-a-kind experience. Sitting on our wooden deck and overlooking the tropical mangroves, while sampling the finest Thai delicacies, is truly unforgettable. Delight your taste buds with traditional Tom Yum Goong, a spicy and sour lemongrass soup with straw mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, coriander and shrimp or select the Grilled Beef Salad with crisp vegetables, spring onions, coriander and a savory fish sauce. At Saffron, every meal is a mouth-watering gastronomical experience.
Dinner 6:00 - 11:00 PM nightly
A dinign experience true to the richness of northern Italian cuisine, where herbs and olive oil enhance the original flavors of good honest food cooked straight from the heart.
Lunch: 11:30 AM - 5:00 PM daily
Located on the beach at Mayakoba, Sands will seduce you with a backdrop of white sand and the aquamarine Caribbean Sea. Enjoy light snacks and fresh seafood for lunch or the freshest catch-of-the-day and authentic Mexican specialties for dinner. Sands offers a variety of outstanding tropical cocktails, all day long for guests lounging poolside or on the beach.
Breakfast: 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM daily
Ideal for relaxing with that first cup of brew, while overlooking the Reflections Pool, Oriente offers casual yet varied Mexican and international breakfast buffets every morning, and contemporary Mexican cuisine prepared with an Asian twist, in the evenings.
REFLECTIONS POOL BAR
Lunch & Bar: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM daily
Located just off of the main lobby area, it offers light snacks and cocktails throughout the day. At Reflections Pool Bar, we love to spoil our guests with the perfect selection of poolside treats from fresh salads and pizzas to sizzling grilled skewers and innovative wraps.
Translated as Moon Goddess, Ixchel is our traditional and unique trajinera, or dining boat. Treat yourself to a magnificent fusion of local and international cuisines, prepared by our trained culinary hosts. Our chefs prepare a cooked-to-order menu as you sail through the canals and mangroves of Mayakoba. This outstanding experience is available twice daily for breakfast and dinner departures and must be booked in advance.
Experience energizing breakfasts and magnificent evenings in the comfort of your private villa. Our chefs will set up sumptuous meals and romantic poolside barbeques, featuring the finest cuts of meat and the catch-of-the-day seafood. Bars & Lounges: LA COPA
Open from noon until 1:00 am daily
While our restaurants tantalize with culinary delights, La Copa rooftop lounge captivates with exotic drinks, warm Mexican sunsets and sparkling night skies. Signature La Copa cocktails include Riviera Lemonade, made with vodka, fresh blueberries and homemade lemonade and the Mojito Maya with white rum, lemon juice, mint and sparkling water. THIS VENUE DOES NOT HAVE ANY REPORTS AT THIS TIME. Check back again soon!