Located in Playa del Carmen, Blue Bay Grand Esmeralda All Inclusive is by the sea, within a 15-minute drive of Tres Rios Ecopark and Maroma Beach.

This 4-star resort is 17.8 mi (28.6 km) from Xcaret Eco Theme Park and 7.2 mi (11.7 km) from El Manglar Golf Course.

Make yourself at home in one of the 979 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and LCD televisions. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 2 outdoor swimming pools, outdoor tennis courts, and a sauna. Additional amenities at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

This resort is all inclusive. Rates include meals and beverages at onsite dining establishments. Charges may be applied for dining at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, some beverages, and other amenities.

Grab a bite at one of the resort's 6 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Relax with a refreshing drink from the poolside bar or one of the 4 bars/lounges.



Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk.

All-Inclusive Details

This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes

Gratuities and taxes are included.

Food and beverages

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • 24-hour room service
  • In-room minibar (some restrictions)

Activities and facilities/equipment

All non-motorized water sports are included.

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing

Land activities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Volleyball

Lessons/classes/games

  • Aerobics
  • Water fitness

Entertainment

  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Onsite live performances

Not included

  • Golf green fees
  • Use of golf cart
  • Use of golf equipment
  • Motorized water sports
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • Premium food items
  • Premium and/or non-domestic beverages
  • Bottled wine
  • Room service
  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Offsite tours

  • Kayaking included 
  • Sailing included 
  • Windsurfing included 
  • Taxes included 
  • 24-hour room service 
  • Buffet and à la carte dining 
  • Airport transfers not included 
  • Premium/non-domestic beverages not included 
  • Fitness facilities included 
  • Water fitness classes/lessons included 
  • Volleyball included 
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services not included 
  • Childcare not included 
  • Snorkeling excursions not included 
  • Scuba diving certification not included 
  • Motorized water sports not included 
  • All available beverages included 
  • Golf green fees not included 
  • Use of golf equipment not included 
  • Use of golf cart not included 
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services not included 
  • Surcharge for room service 
  • Offsite tours not included 
  • Aerobics classes/lessons included 
  • Onsite entertainment and activities included 
  • Gratuities included 
  • Minibar beverages - restrictions apply 
  • All food and beverages included 
  • Surcharge for premium food items 
  • Surcharge for premium or imported alcoholic beverages 
  • Surcharge for bottled wine 
  • All non-motorized water sports included 
  • Onsite live performances included 
  • Snorkeling included 

Property Features

Blue Bay Grand Esmeralda All Inclusive is an all-inclusive resort. Room rates include meals and beverages at onsite restaurants and bars. Other items and amenities, including taxes and gratuities, and access to recreational activities and entertainment may also be included. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities.

Spend the day at the beach and work on your tan with sun loungers (chaise longues) or relax in the shade with umbrellas. At Blue Bay Grand Esmeralda All Inclusive you can cool off in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa.

There are 6 restaurants on site, along with a grocery/convenience store. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 4 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. This all-inclusive resort also offers a complimentary children's club, a children's pool, and outdoor tennis courts.

Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Playa del Carmen resort.

  • 979 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 8 buildings
  • 6 dining venues
  • 4 bars or lounges
  • Built in 2006
  • Bar by the pool
  • Kid's club (free)
  • Supervised kid's activities (free)
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • 1 conference room
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Library
  • Convenience store
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( MXN 0 per stay )

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

Blue Bay Grand Esmeralda All Inclusive offers 979 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Rooms open to balconies or patios. LCD televisions come with pay movies.

Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Playa del Carmen resort provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony or patio
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Movies for purchase
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Blue Bay Grand Esmeralda All Inclusive has 6 restaurants serving breakfast only.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Guests of Blue Bay Grand Esmeralda All Inclusive have direct access to the 457-meter (1,500-foot) white-sand beach for swimming and water sports, including kayaking, windsurfing, and sailing. A large pool meanders through the resort, and a separate pool is provided for children. There is also a free children's club and guests can take advantage of the sauna.

This resort offers a volleyball court and a billiards table. Among the scheduled daily activities are aerobics, stretching, and water spinning. Evening entertainment varies nightly and includes live productions, casino nights, and guest-participation events.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Scuba diving nearby 

Spa Services

In a minimalist atmosphere, enjoy the 8,290 sq. feet spa facilities during your stay. BlueBay SPA has 8 individual rooms, 4 massage rooms, sauna, steam room and beauty salon. Therapists trained by the prestigious cosmetic brand Germaine de Capuccini will make you feel rejuvenated. Please note that advanced reservations are required for massages and spa services.

  • Number of treatment rooms 8 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 12 
  • Reflexology 
  • Sports massage 
  • Hot springs/mineral springs in spa 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Resort Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No onsite parking is available.

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: MXN 0 per stay (1-device limit, rates may vary)
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Resort Name

  • Bay Blue Grand Esmeralda
  • Blue Bay All Inclusive
  • Blue Bay Esmeralda Grand
  • Blue Bay Grand Esmeralda All Inclusive Playa del Carmen
  • Blue Bay Grand Esmeralda Playa del Carmen
  • Blue Grand
  • Blue Grand Bay Esmeralda
  • Esmeralda Blue Bay
  • Grand Blue Bay Esmeralda
  • Grand Esmeralda Blue Bay
  • Blue Bay Grand Esmeralda All Inclusive All-inclusive property

You should know

Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Free WiFi in public areas has a 1-device limit.