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Hotel Esencia is a chic beach retreat set on a two-mile stretch of white-sand beach along the ‘Riviera Maya’ of Mexico’s Yucatán coast.
The property is surrounded by a 50-acre estate, and the rooms are divided between ocean suites, garden suites and a single private villa. All rooms are decorated in a simple and elegant style, featuring native hardwood furnishings, crisp white walls and large windows that frame tropical garden and sea views. Each room also comes with a private plunge pool, sundeck and an extra-large bathroom with a rain-shower.
Breakfast is delivered to your room each morning, while the hotel's gourmet restaurant serves delicious lunches and suppers. A private chef is also available for in-room dining. Other facilities at Esencia include two swimming pools, complimentary yoga classes and a spa set in a quiet corner of the estate which offers an array of treatments and massages, as well as two domed steam rooms.
Esencia makes an ideal spot to relax and unwind, but for those that want shopping and nightlife, these can be found in Playa del Carmen, 20 minutes away.
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Esencia makes an ideal spot to relax and unwind, but for those that want shopping and nightlife the bright lights of Playa del Carmen are just 20 minutes away.