BlueBay Grand Esmeralda nestles in an idyllic spot on a private beach surrounded by lush jungle and mangrove swamps in Mexico's Playa del Carmen. This large, all inclusive resort combines a plethora of land and water-based activities, tasty culinary experiences, and spacious guest accommodation with a lively bar and entertainment scene and a family-friendly atmosphere.
Swimming and sunbathing tops Mum and Dad's daily to-do list, while tots to teenagers have fun with their friends in their own pools and age-specific clubs. The spa is the ideal place to escape to for top-to-toe treatments; meanwhile activity fans have access to everything from snorkelling and kayaking to water polo, golf, and floodlit tennis on their doorstep.
Re-charge in your spacious guest room or suite, where modern touches such as air-conditioning, flat-screen cable television, coffee machine, 24-hour room service, and minibar with daily-replenished drinks add to your comfort. Your balcony or terrace comes with sea, pool, or garden views and is the perfect spot to admire the colourful local sunsets in the evening.
From buffet-style fare and snacks to a la carte dinners with Italian, Mexican, French, seafood, Oriental, and American steakhouse cuisine; you'll be spoilt for choice when you feel peckish. Evenings are all about romantic cocktails with a view, live music and shows, and late-night dancing.
Choose BlueBay Grand Esmeralda for luxury holidays in Mexico.
The plethora of facilities at BlueBay Grand Esmeralda include: three swimming pools with separate children's areas, private beach, seven restaurants, six bars, spa with sauna and steam baths, two tennis courts, volleyball court, golf course, gym, children's club and supervised activities, theatre, Internet room, and shopping mall with boutiques, newsstand, tobacco shop, and souvenir shops.
Additional services include: a 24-hour reception, concierge service and doorman in each building, 24-hour medical service, car hire, childcare, massage and beauty treatments, currency exchange, hairdresser, car hire, tour service, wedding, honeymoon, and VIP packages, 24-hour room service, and laundry and room services.
Food, drink & entertainment
Jaal-Ha buffet-restaurant opens from 07:00 to 11:00 and 12:00 to 17:00 for a selection of international dishes. The la carte eateries open from 18:00 to 22:00 and offer a choice of Italian, Mexican, French, seafood, Oriental, and American steakhouse cuisine - reservations required.
There are also six bars; including the 24-hour sports bar serving drinks and snacks, lounge bar/night-club, pool bar, and theatre bar. The evenings bring games, shows, and beach parties to keep you entertained until late.
Sport, games & activities
Get your day off to a healthy start with a swim in the pool, a run or walk along the beach, or a workout in the well-equipped gym. Golf fans can spend the morning on the fairways and the three age-specific clubs keep tots to teens entertained with supervised activities and fun games.
Water-based activities at your disposal include snorkelling, kayaks and water polo, while on dry land you'll find two floodlit tennis courts, aerobics, table tennis, and French bowls. Book into the spa to enjoy the sauna, steam baths, and a menu of massage and beauty treatments.
Explore the wonders of Riviera Maya by taking an excursion to the walled city of Tulum, the island of Cozumel, Isla Mujeres, Puerto Morelos fishing village and its Reef Marine Park, and the iconic Chichen Itza. Visit Playa Paraiso at Tulum, Akumal, Xpu-Ha, and Punta Maroma beaches, and Playa Mamitas for clear blue seas and crisp white sands.
There are a total of 979 guest rooms and suites at BlueBay Grand Esmeralda; comprising Deluxe Garden View, Deluxe Partial Ocean View, and Deluxe Ocean View Rooms, and also Deluxe Jacuzzi Suites and Swim Up Suites Garden View.
Deluxe Garden View Rooms are kitted out with two double beds or one king-size bed, balcony or terrace with garden views, individually-controlled air-conditioning/heating, flat-screen cable television, coffee machine, electro-magnetic keys, hairdryer, digital safety deposit box, iron/ironing board, minibar with bottled water, four beers and eight drinks, light remote control, welcome pack, ceiling fan, radio/alarm, direct dial telephone, bathroom with magnifying mirror, shower, and bathtub, 24-hour room service, Internet and Wi-Fi access, and wake-up call service.