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Hotel Esencia

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Overview
Calle Carretera Federal KM 265, Xpu-Ha 77710 Mexico See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are few hotels in the world as beautiful and luxurious as Esencia. Everything in this hotel, from its stunning beach to its beautifully manicured gardens and incredible suites, exude a sense of grandeur and world class style. The hotel is simply put, the epitome...More

2  Thank eirianak
Response from Kevin W, Owner at Hotel EsenciaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Eriana K, I can't thank you enough for the lovely 5 star review. And of course for choosing Hotel Esencia for your recent stay with us! I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed your Ocean suite #706 overlooking our main pool and gardens with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a couple days, and it was marvellous, everyone is so nice and the sea is incredible, you can get a tan close to the pool the whole day, get amazing food, go paddling, enjoy sunrise, 🌅 and then go and do some...More

Thank Ariel M
Response from Kevin W, Owner at Hotel EsenciaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ariel M, It was a real pleasure meeting you during your recent stay with us. So nice to hear that you enjoyed so many perfect days of sun, exercise and of course my favorite: dining! I will be sure to alert our chef that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We could not have imagined a more special experience. Everything -- beach, food, spa, vibe, hotel staff -- was absolutely fantastic. The hotel staff was especially thoughtful and accommodating. From all the friendly faces and helpful advice to never ever being told "no", we had...More

1  Thank Joshua1023
Response from Kevin W, Owner at Hotel EsenciaResponded 4 days ago

Dear joshizelman, My sincere thanks for taking the time out of your day to post such a lovely review here on Trip Advisor. Our fish tacos are also one of my favorites and in fact they are probably our best selling item other than guacamole...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I just got back from the most amazing and relaxing vacation! Hotel Esencia was the most gorgeous hotel that we have ever stayed in. The hotel and its location were beautiful and truly breathtaking! Every single aspect of the hotel including the...More

Thank Meagan C
Response from Kevin W, Owner at Hotel EsenciaResponded 4 days ago

Dear Meagan C, On behalf of all of us at Hotel Esencia my sincere thanks for taking the time to share your feedback here and your lovely 5 star rating. We are a small family owned property and we like to think of all of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Where does one start with a review of Esencia? In summary, it's the most heavenly, beautiful and relaxing place. Why, and how? I think it can be simplified to the physical and tangible, and the experiential and ethereal. This was our third trip to Esencia...More

1  Thank Claire K
Response from Kevin W, Owner at Hotel EsenciaResponded 4 days ago

Dear Claire K, I can't thank you enough for such a thoughtful and kind review. It's been wonderful getting to know you and your family during these past three visits. You've always been most kind and complimentary. As you know Hotel Esencia is really a...More

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About
Description
Hotel Esencia is a 50-acre private estate, with an awe-inspiring beachfront, two swimming pools, day spa, three restaurants, and an indulgent atmosphere fitting of royalty. In fact, the property and many of the More buildings once served as the exclusive beach-side retreat of an Italian duchess. Though friendly, warm and generous, the duchess demands the very best and Esencia still benefits from her superior taste, her impeccable style, and her zest for life. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
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Spa
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
,
Spa
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
40
Price range
US$527 - US$2,087 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Esencia Playa Del Carmen
,
Esencia Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Location
Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Xpu-Ha
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
,
Spa
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
40
Price range
US$527 - US$2,087 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Esencia Playa Del Carmen
,
Esencia Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Location
Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Xpu-Ha
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Traveller (475)
Room & Suite (282)
Pool & Beach (198)
Dining (64)
Amenities (66)
Family and Play Areas (4)
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Questions & Answers
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aislinnkottwitz
26 September 2018|
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Response from Lydell T | Reviewed this property |
They do have paddle boarding and I think they had kayaks. No volleyball. Don't recommend biking on Hwy 307. No bike paths and a little too busy with traffic. You can have a cab pick you up and head to Puerto Aventuras. It's... More
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mjmusser2
23 July 2018|
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Response from Snoozan | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know about fly fishing. The day we arrived the seaweed smell was pretty bad (of course they clean off the seaweed itself so the beach is immaculate) but the rest of the four days it was beautiful— no smell at all. As... More
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mjmusser2
23 July 2018|
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Response from Lydell T | Reviewed this property |
There is in Akumal but the best is in Punta Allen. Contact Greg Rahe In Punta. I can't remember his company and Trip Advisor won't let me give you his email. Just Google his name.They can send a boat to pick you up at... More
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Room Tips
"The Jungle suite was perfect."
457meaganc
3 weeks ago
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"Jungle room was great; we never used our plunge pool. Next time will do an ocean view."
MichelleNaden
7 Oct 2018
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"I believe all the rooms are great. We had the jungle room with private pool...love, love, loved our room."
826ayannab
18 Sep 2018
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"The best service imaginable."
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15 Sep 2018
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