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The Luxury Lifestyle Awards has recently announced the winner for the best resort in Mexico, and travelers are in agreement. The organization has recognized the Fairmont Mayakoba for its “drive for perfection and desire to deliver top-quality goods and services to their clients,” and travelers have given the resort an ‘excellent' rating on

infinity pool in the Caribbean during sunset

According to the press release, the beachfront resort in the Riviera Maya, near Cancún, has been selected as the Best Luxury Resort in Mexico 2022 among other great luxury resorts in the country and has stood out for its services and amenities. 

Why Travelers Love The Fairmont Mayakoba

The luxury AAA-5 Diamond Fairmont Mayakoba is located in a private gated resort community near Playa del Carmen and 30 miles away from Cancun international airport.

Guests kayaking at the Fairmont Mayakoba
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At this spectacular 45 acres-property, guests get to connect with nature and enjoy the tropical forest and the Caribbean shoreline, as well as the fascinating luxury building with its incredible amenities. Here, travelers get to experience the best service and a unique vacation. 

These are the main amenities and services travelers will find at this resort: 

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Villas at the Fairmont Mayakoba during sunset
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  • 401 guest rooms, including 34 suites—some of which stretch out to the beach— surrounded by nature.
  • A beauty salon and a spa, the Willow Stream Spa, which opens daily from 8:00 am – 10:00 pm and features 20 treatment rooms.
  • A fitness center fully equipped with Technogym Excite equipment, a bike service, and a movement studio ideal for yoga, pilates, and stretching.
  • A golf course, the El Camaleón Golf Course, where the first official LIV Golf Tournament was hosted. 
  • A beach club.
  • A kids’ club.
  • 5 pools.
Pool at the Fairmont Mayakoba
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  • Incredible restaurants and bars. 
  • A business center.
  • Bellman and uniformed staff.
  • Event spaces and services.
  • Babysitting services. 
  • Car rental services. 
  • Air conditioning.
  • Wi-fi
  • Great activities: beach and watersports, private yacht charters, a dive school, a racket club—featuring tennis and paddle courts—, archery, and the exploration of the cenote “El Burrodromo”.
Kayaks and equipment for outdoor activities at the beach
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Guests can use a golf cart or the hotel bikes, available at different stations, to explore the property, and admire the lush mangrove forest. The hotel works hard to provide amazing outdoor activities. At this hotel, travelers can create unique moments paddling or kayaking in the Caribbean sea, and snorkeling while learning about  Fairmont Mayakoba’s efforts to restore the Mesoamerican Reef. 

Fairmont Mayakoba is not far from tourist places like Xcaret Park, the Tulum Archaeological Zone, and Cancun. Those interested in learning more about local culture and exploring shops and restaurants in the area can also rent a car or request transportation services for tourism activities. 

Building at the Fairmont Mayakoba at night
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The hotel also has special sales and offers like romantic getaways, vacations with pets, golf getaways, and all-inclusive packages for travelers on their website, as well as exclusive events—that require booking in advance— like the musical experience Symphony in a Cenote on special dates.

The Best Luxury Resort in Mexico 2022

With this prestigious recognition from the Luxury Lifestyle Awards, the hotel has shared its excitement and commitment to maintaining its high standards through a press release

Silvia Ferrer, Director of Public Relations and Marketing, said: “With so many great luxury resorts in Mexico, being recognized as the best is a great honor. Awards such as this demonstrate the hard work and commitment our “Heartists” put forth each day to be certain we exceed the expectations of every guest of Fairmont Mayakoba.”

Luxury Resort, woman in a pool looking out at sunset

Since 2006, the hotel has been serving guests to provide the best luxury service, and since its recent renovation, its efforts have paid off, especially considering that Cancun has other amazing luxury resorts

Fairmont Mayakoba has gone through a multimillion-dollar renovation that started in 2021 and continued through 2022. This upgrade has paid off with this international recognition. The “embellishment process” included common areas, restaurants and bars, and 80% of the room inventory.

Aerial view of the Fairmont Mayakoba
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