Set on a private bay, this resort is a chic and contemporary choice with numerous facilities.

This is what a holiday on Mexico’s Mayan Riviera is all about – great food, great beaches, luxurious accommodation and fantastic facilities. A chilled and trendy property, La Perla shares an array of restaurants and amenities with the family-friendly sister hotel Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Esmeralda, yet is solely for guests of 18 years and over – perfect for a couples escape or holiday with friends. You can take part in a variety of land and sea sports, enhance your holiday with a tango lesson, wine and tequila tastings and eco classes on the beach, or enjoy a revitalising treatment at the YHI Spa and Fitness Club.

There are very few resorts around the world that can match the range of dining options that are available here. The 14 restaurants include both casual buffet and fine dining establishments such as Passion, which is owned by the world renowned Michelin starred chef Martín Berasategui. There's no shortage of spots to enjoy a drink either with eight bars located throughout the resort, either at La Perla, the common area of El Zocalo or at La Esmeralda.

The suites here are elegant in style with marble floors and contemporary furnishings and amenities. Paradisus Junior Suites all feature a private terrace or balcony. You can also choose a swim-up suite with direct access to one of the pools from the terrace, a Royal Service suite with butler service and access to exclusive facilities, or even a Royal Service Swim-up suite to enjoy direct access to a pool from your terrace.

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Key information

Set in the beautiful Playa del Carmen enclave on Mexico’s eastern Caribbean shore with views of Cozumel Island

Airport transfer time: Approx. 45 minutes from Cancun airport
Rooms: 394

Good to know

Guests over 18 are welcome at this resort. The hotel shares a common area with the family-friendly resort La Esmeralda.

Accommodation information

394 junior suites and suites, some with direct access to the pool


• Dance classes* • Wine and tequila tastings* • Scuba diving* • Pilates and yoga*.


13 restaurants (1 for Royal Service guests; 6 adults-only venues), 8 bars located at La Perla, El Zocalo or La Esmeralda

What's included

All Inclusive • All meals and premium brand drinks (including selected international wine list in all à la carte restaurants) at a choice of restaurants and bars (excluding Passion by Martin Berasategui restaurant) • 24-hour room service (service charge*) • Minibar (1 daily replenishment of soft drinks, water and beer) • Landsports including tennis and beach volleyball • Non-motorised watersports • Nightly live entertainment.

*Denotes local charge