Area Attractions

Andaz Mayakoba Resort Riviera Maya is located right on the beachfront, just north of Playa del Carmen’s intriguing community of shops, bars, and restaurants. The Riviera Maya coastline and the crystal blue waters of the Caribbean Sea provide endless opportunities for watersports such as stand-up paddling, snorkeling, and kitesurfing. These are just a sample of the many things to do in Riviera Maya when you stay with Andaz.

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Andaz Mayakoba Resort Riviera Maya

Carretera Federal, Carr. Cancún - Tulum Km. 298
Playa del Carmen, Mexico, 77710



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Golf Course View
Andaz Mayakoba Eco Tour
Kimbo Kids Club

Kimbo Kids Club

Children between the ages of four and 12 can enjoy the resort’s kids club, KIMBO. Activities here range from storytelling, arts and crafts and exciting games, to meeting new friends and engaging in inspiring experiences.

Sunrise Beach Yoga

Let the ocean breeze and the rhythm of waves guide you through this gentle yoga by the beach. Request our curator program for additional information.

Mayakoba Yacht

Sail the Caribbean seas in the ultimate style and sophistication on Mayakoba’s sleek, private 55’ Van Dutch Yacht. Enjoy one of three charter packages, including water activities, snorkeling stops, food and beverages, or custom-tailor your excursion. Depart from Mayakoba beach by private tender, travel southbound toward Playa del Carmen or sail east to Cozumel island to snorkel at the world’s second largest barrier reef or just to relax by the turqoise blue of the Caribbean, all while surronded by luxury and comfort on board the Mayakoba.

Mayakoba Dive Center

Enjoy a full day of adventure at the Mayakoba Dive Center to explore the beauty of the Mexican Caribbean through scuba diving, wave runners, self-proppeled surfboards, snorkeling, or the Seabob. Book the amazing Van Dutch 55" yacht for a perfect escape at sea.

Day Trips

Golf Course View
Playa Del Carmen Street Art
Cenote Inside Cave Roots


A 45 minute ferry ride from Playa del Carmen drops you off on the island of Cozumel, packed with resorts, restaurants, and bars in the town of San Miguel, as well as scenic diving and snorkeling opportunities.

Experiencias Xcaret

Xcaret offers an outstanding 9 different experience parks that include underground rivers, aquariums and shows to the more adventurous Xavage or Xplor parks with ziplining, and rafting. Enjoy a day trip to the best cenotes with Xenotes or live a truly Mexican experience at Xoximilco.

Isla Holbox

This island off the north coast of the Yucatan Peninsula is part of the Yum-Balam Biosphere Reserve, home to flamingos, pelicans, and herons. Boat tours from Holbox showcase the impressive whale sharks that swim nearby.

Isla Mujeres Catamaran Trip

Take a fun boat trip to Isla Mujeres, full of picturesque beaches. The turquoise waters nearby contain the underwater museum of sunken statues, a stunning snorkeling destination.

Art + Culture

Golf Course View
Piglet Woven Bag
Cenote Inside Cave Roots

Chichen Itza

Located two hours from the resort, the famous Mayan ruins at Chichen Itza includes the stunning El Castillo step-pyramid named the Temple of Kukulkan.

Ek’ Balam Mayan Ruins and Cenote

The name of these ruins means “black jaguar” in Mayan, and visitors are allowed to climb the steps to the top of the 96-foot-tall main pyramid.

Galeria de Arte 5 Avenida

12 km
This charming art gallery located on Playa del Carmen’s Fifth Avenue displays a selection of original cultural artworks from the Riviera Maya coastline.


Fifth Avenue Shopping
Playa Del Carmen Street Art
Fifth Avenue Shopping

Fifth Avenue

10 km
Some of the best shopping in Mexico can be found by strolling down Playa del Carmen’s main pedestrian street known as La Quinta, where you can pick up any number of locally made goods.

Food + Drink

Chile Poblano Pepper at Casa Amate
Lagoon Pool Picnic
Pizza at Cocina Milagro

El Puerto at Fairmont Mayakoba

10.6 km
Open for breakfast and dinner, El Puerto at Fairmont Mayakoba offers a selection classic breakfast items and Italian cuisine for dinner.

Agave Azul at Rosewood Mayakoba

11.9 km
Enjoy Asian-influenced Baja seafood for dinner at this resort casual restaurant in Rosewood's lagoon area. Discover the fusion of Chinese and Japanese cooking techniques married to traditional Ensenada and Valle de Guadalupe cuisine.

Saffron at Banyan Tree

11.5 km
Head over to Banyan Tree to discover authentic Thai cuisine with an innovative twist at this intimate dinner overlooking the tropical mangroves of the Mayakoba lagoon system.

Cello at Banyan Tree

Open for dinner, this resort casual restaurant offering Italian cuisine is a dining experience that enhances the flavors of northern Italy paired with a selection of wines made from Italian grapes grown in Mexico.


Mariachi Music
El Pueblito Bar
Beach Event with Music

Riviera Maya Jazz Festival

11.1 km
Each November, the Jazz Festival brings thousands of music lovers to Mamita’s Beach Club for three days of beachfront music and celebration.

Arena Festival

Mexico’s largest LGBT dance music festival takes place in Playa del Carmen for six days in February.


Golf Course

Golf at El Camaleon Golf Course

Play a round of golf in the first PGA Tour golf course in Latin America. The Greg Norman-designed golf course features 18 holes winds through different views including a cenote, the beach, and mangroves. Schedule a tee time or book a lesson at the driving range. Guests of Andaz Mayakoba receive a special discounted rate of $259++ per player (subject to course availability).