Known as one of the world's new Seven Great Wonders, the ancient city of Chichén Itzá holds within some of Mayan culture's most glorious remaining relics. Vestiges of a bygone era stand desolate and proud; pyramids, sacred cenotes, temples and ceremonial platforms are just some of the wonders cradled within the secret world of Chichén Itzá.
Put your skills – and mettle – to the test at our spectacular 18-hole championship golf course designed by renowned architect and PGA legend Greg Norman. A true masterpiece, El Camaleón is home to the only PGA Tour event in Latin America, the Mayakoba Golf Classic. The dazzling course winds through tropical jungle, dense mangroves and picturesque stretches of Caribbean sand. It’s 18 holes of sheer beauty! With six miles of freshwater lagoons, a white sandy beach with turquoise waters and the glitter of the Caribbean looming just beyond, the course is a pleasure for the eyes as well as the senses and a challenge to undertake.
This rooftop lounge offers a vantage point from which couples can while away evenings under the brilliant radiance of a multicoloured Mexican sunset. With exotic cocktails including Banyan Tree Mayakoba's signatures Riviera Lemonade and Mojito Maya, your evening will soften into a brilliant natural roof of sparkling starlight. The Riviera Lemonade is a blend of vodka, fresh blueberries and homemade lemonade, while the Mojito Maya is a blend of rum, lemon juice, mint and sparkling water.
Banyan Tree Spa Mayakoba
With 16 beautifully appointed pavilions constructed overwater, In-Villa spa treatments and yoga sessions and an extensive range of restoratively soothing massages, beauty and body therapies, Banyan Tree Spa Mayakoba is a jewel in itself. Couples will immerse into utter bliss within a sanctuary of tranquil relaxation.
A small town about 129 kilometres south of the Riviera Maya, Tulum offers you and your beloved the opportunity for reflective walks, the chance to purchase local handicrafts and a visit to cliff-edge ruins overlooking turquoise sea.
Translating into "Moon Goddess", Ixchel is Banyan Tree Mayakoba's traditional trajinera, or dining boat, where guests can partake a fusion of local and international cuisines while drifting leisurely across clear canals and Mayakoban mangroves.
One of ancient Maya's largest cities, a small portion of Cobá has been cleared and archaelogically restored. The setting of wild, untamed jungle imbues the ancient city ruins with greater mystique, evoking lush romance and beautiful. Climb 120 steps to the top of Cobá's pyramid with your beloved.
The Rainforest Experience
A multisensory awakening awaits couples at The Rainforest, a unique Banyan Tree concept bringing couples through 16 unique hydrothermal therapy experiences. The experience includes an ice igloo, brine cavern, herbal sauna and rain walk, each chapter drawing you deeper into the utter completeness of perfect privacy.