Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Esmeralda

Mexico, Riviera Maya

All inclusive
Family
Teenager friendly
Family suites

Set on a stunning bay in prestigious Playa del Carmen, the elegant Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Esmeralda is the perfect place for a family holiday. This stylish new hotel has an extensive range of facilities including a fantastic choice of restaurants and bars, beautiful spa, dramatic free-form pool and kids' club. The suites are stylish and spacious and those choosing Family Concierge Suites will enjoy a dedicated service tailored specifically for young guests. Family Concierge guests have access to special facilities at the resort and in their rooms including child size bathrobes, slippers and mini children's toiletries. Everything has been designed with both adults and children in mind to create a fantastic experience for the whole family.

A range of hotel child prices applies to ages 0-4 & 5-12 years.

  • Modern family hotel in Playa del Carmen
  • 13 restaurants and 16 bars
  • Family suites with private concierge
  • Take sushi or cocktail-making courses
  • Huge kids’ club with pool and entertainment
All Inclusive - what's included

Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Late night snacks from 23:00 - 06:00. Meals can be taken in à la carte restaurants but selected restaurants are adult only (not including Passion, this is at an additional charge). Reservations are required for some restaurants. 24-Hour room service ($5 delivery service applies, excludes Family Concierge rooms). Unlimited premium brand drinks. Scuba diving, non-motorised watersports, tennis, beach volleyball, whirlpool, sauna, steam room, dance classes, sushi making and wine tasting.

Added value

Early booking discount

Save up to 25% on the hotel price for holidays between 01 January - 31 October 2018 booked by 30 November 2017.

 

Free nights

Stay 7 nights and pay for 6 nights or stay 14 nights and pay for 12 nights for holidays between 01 August 2017 - 23 March 2018.

Honeymoon offer

Guests staying for a minimum of 5 nights between 01 November 2017 - 31 October 2018 will receive bottle of sparkling wine and fruit on arrival, romantic turn down service and 10% discount on spa massages and treatments.

Clients should not have been married any longer than 2 months upon arrival, clients need to present wedding certificate at check in.

Please note that not all offers are combinable.

About the location
The Riviera Maya is Mexico’s Caribbean coastline at its best, with over 30 kilometres of white sand and sun-baked beach resorts. Off the coast is the second-largest coral reef in the world, teeming with tropical underwater life and offering some of the best diving in the country. Look out for cenotes, too – these natural sinkholes are scattered across the region and are beautiful spots for a swim, with crystal-clear freshwater rich in minerals. For water babies, there’s plenty to keep you busy. The Riviera Maya is big on its eco-parks, which offer activities like river tubing, snorkelling and zip lining. If it’s nightlife you’re after, Playa del Carmen’s chic cobbled streets are lined with bars, restaurants and clubs that wouldn’t look out of place in Marbella. 
Transfer time
45 minutes from Cancun airport

Bars & Restaurants

Fuego Restaurant

A Latin-fusion gastro bar. 


Opening Times:
Dinner.

Dress Code:
Resort Elegant

Restrictions:
Adults only.

Gabi Club Restaurant


Tapas restaurant.


Opening Times:
Lunch and Dinner.

Dress Code:
Casual.

Restrictions:

Children before 20:00.

Hadar Restaurant


International buffet with juice bar.

Opening Times:
Breakfast.

Dress Code:
Casual.

La Palapa Restaurant

Enjoy magnificent dishes from an a la carte menu. 

Opening Times:
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Dress Code:
Resort Casual.

Restrictions:
Adults only.

Mole Restaurant

Contemporary Mexican cuisine with a "live" quesadilla area.


Opening Times:
Dinner.

Dress Code:
Resort Casual.

Naos Restaurant

A sumptuous international buffet featuring show cooking and a freshly squeezed fruit juice area.

Opening Times:
Breakfast to late night.

Dress Code:
Resort Casual

The Market Restaurant


Contemporary Mexican cuisine with a "live" quesadilla area.


Opening Times:
Dinner.

Dress Code:
Resort Casual.

Passion Restaurant


Elegant signature cuisine from 8 star Michelin chef Martin Berasategui.

Opening Times:
Dinner.

Dress Code:
Resort Elegant

Restrictions:
Adults only.

Additional charge applies.

Reservations are essential for this restaurant.

The Grill


Italian-Argentinean grill with a wood-fired pizza oven, with a selection of natural salads on the dinner menu.

Opening Times:
Lunch and Dinner.

Dress Code:
Resort Casual.

Restrictions:
Adults only.

Sunrise Grill


Snack bar and grill with pool bar.

 
Opening Times:
Lunch.

Sunset Grill

Snack bar and grill with pool bar.


Opening Times:
Lunch. 

Restrictions:
Adults only.

Toji Sake Bar

Guests can experience a traditional Sake bar with a flare for mixology.

Olio Restaurant

Serving delicious Italian cuisine.


Opening Times:
Lunch and Dinner.

Dress Code:
Resort Casual.

Bars

Guests can enjoy nine bars, including Blue Agave, a Mexican style bar offering a wide range of spirits and cocktails. The M Bar is also a highlight, with an exclusive range of themed Martinis and its own wine cellar. Also check out the Illy Coffee Corner, an outdoor cafe serving world-class coffee.

Beach & Pools

Pools

Take a dip in one of the two clear blue lagoon style pools to cool off in the Mexican heat. Kids can enjoy climbing onto the Pirate Ship in the Kids' pool, and can leave the ship via the water slide attached!  One of the pools is heated.

For Families

Kid's Clubs


Kids and teenagers are both catered for at Paradisus with an incredible range of activities available.

Kids aged from five to 12 years can enjoy the Kids' Zone service, open from 9am to 10pm. A different craft is available everyday, with piñata, mask or comet making all options. There are games on the beach or in the pool, treasure hunts and the mini-Olympics. 

Kids can enjoy the multi adventure area with climbing walls and rubber beds. Enrichment experiences like cookie, pizza and cocktail workshops are also an option. 

The Yhi Spa offers kids the chance to get a manicure, pedicure or get their hair done at the Hair Dressing service.

Teenagers can have fun with the inflatable water equiptment, climbing walls, snorkelling, kayaks and many more. There is also a games room with a Playstation, Nintendo Wii and Xbox360. 

 
Opening Times:
Kids' Zone: 09:00 - 22:00

Spa & Wellness

Yhi Spa and Gym

Guests can enjoy an extensive facial and body treatment menu, as well as aromatherapy, hot stone treatments and hydrotherapy. There is a Beauty Salon, with waxing services, pedicures and manicures. Bathrobes and slippers are provided free of charge, however local charges may apply to the treatments.

The Fitness Centre provides a range of exercise equipment and free classes are available for Yoga, Pilates and Spinning. Private classes are also available for a local charge.

Activities & Entertainment

Daytime Activities


Guests can enjoy many activities including watersports like aqua gym and waterpolo, or can stay on the beach by playing beach volleyball or soccer. There are also tennis courts available with flood-lighting.

A really great selection classes are available, like Latin Dance and Massage. Feeling culinary? Try the delicious Sushi or Guacamole making classes.

Golf


Golf enthusiasts are welcome to visit the nearby 18-hole Grand Coral Golf Course, an amazing course just steps away from the ocean. 

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Great spot many pro???s few con???s
Slavoie1375,
Tripadvisor review Nov 16 2017
We just spent six days at la Esmeralda and were very happy with the overall trip. We stayed in a master one bedroom swim up and it was perfect for our family of four! Two beds, crib and a day bed...
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Beautiful resort! Perfect for couples or families!!
Claudia M, coconut creek, United States
Tripadvisor review Nov 16 2017
We had a wonderful stay here. Celebrating our 50th birthdays and our 27th anniversary! Adriana Patricia booked all our restaurants and made our stay extra special. She was able to upgrade our...
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