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 is solely for guests of 18 years and over making it 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 treat yourself to a revitalising treatment at the YHI Spa.

The suites are elegant in style with marble floors and modern furnishings. Paradisus Junior Suites all have a private terrace or balcony. Alternatively, you can also choose a Swim-up Junior Suite which allow direct access to one of the pools from the terrace or a Royal Service Suite which come with butler service and access to exclusive facilities. If you can’t choose between the two there’s the Royal Service Swim-up Suite.

Adults only
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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

Paradisus Playa del Carmen Resort
Paradisus Playa del Carmen is one of those resorts where couples, groups and families of all ages are made to feel welcome. There’s one hotel that’s perfect for families (La Esmeralda) and another which is an adults-only enclave. Everyone can come together at the centrally-located El Zocalo which is where the majority of the restaurants and bars are located as well as the YHI Spa. 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 overseen by the world-renowned Michelin-starred chef Martín Berasategui.

Both properties feature a club style area which we recommend upgrading to – Royal Service at adults-only Le Perla and Family Concierge at La Esmeralda. If you opt for one of these suites you’ll receive a number of benefits such as access to an exclusive restaurant, a dedicated pool with swim-up bar and a reserved section on the sweeping white-sand beach. You’ll also have a dedicated suite butler.

Good to know

Guests over 18 are welcome at this resort. You will have access to the facilities at 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*.


Access to 13 restaurants throughout the resort (1 exclusive Royal Service restaurant)

What's included

All Inclusive • All meals and premium brand drinks (including selected 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