Get an overview of this hotelEl Dorado Royale, A Spa Resort by Karisma, Gourmet Inclusive is Mexico´s premier adults-only beachfront resort. Where couples, wedding parties, and honeymooners can savor a vacation that fosters togetherness.
When you stay at El Dorado Royale, A Spa Resort by Karisma, Gourmet Inclusive in Playa del Carmen, you'll be within the region of Playacar Golf Club.
This 4.5-star resort is within the vicinity of El Manglar Golf Course and Maroma Beach.
Make yourself at home in one of the 478 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Rooms have private balconies. Cable programming provides entertainment, and wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature jetted bathtubs and complimentary toiletries.
Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. After dipping into one of the 6 outdoor swimming pools, you can spend some time at the private beach. Additional features at this resort include wireless Internet access (surcharge), gift shops/newsstands, and a hair salon. Guests can get to nearby shops on the complimentary shuttle.
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 14 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Visit one of the 2 bars/lounges, 2 beach bars, and 4 swim-up bars for a refreshing drink. A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily.
Featured amenities include a business center, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Planning an event in Playa del Carmen? This resort has facilities measuring 10764 square feet (1000 square meters), including a meeting room. Free valet parking is available onsite.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
El Dorado Royale, A Spa Resort by Karisma, Gourmet Inclusive
This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).
Gratuities and taxes
Gratuities are included.
Food and beverages
- All meals, snacks, and beverages included
- 24-hour room service
- In-room minibar (all beverages included)
Activities and facilities/equipment
All non-motorized water sports are included.
- Fitness facilities
- Onsite live performances
- Shuttle service to offsite activities
- Scuba-diving excursions
- Scuba-diving lessons
- Snorkeling excursions
- Premium and/or non-domestic beverages
- Bottled wine
- Bottled liquor
- Airport transfers
- Laundry/dry cleaning services
- Spa/beauty facilities and services
- Wireless Internet access
- Offsite tours
El Dorado Royale, A Spa Resort by Karisma, Gourmet Inclusive is Mexico´s premiere adults-only beachfront resort. It features designer decor, 6 pools, and even its own wedding chapel. Couples, wedding parties, and honeymooners can savor a vacation that fosters togetherness. Luxuriously romantic and stretching along a secluded beach, the resort provides indulgences from gourmet cuisine and swim-up suites, to a lavish spa and a range of concierge services.
Romantic candle light dinners are available from 6 PM to 10 PM (surcharge); special wedding, honeymoon and anniversary packages are also offered (surcharge). Room service is available 24 hours a day.
Computers with high-speed Internet access (surcharge) are located in the main building.
- Beach sun loungers
- Steam room
- Full-service spa
- Health club
- Multilingual staff
- Total number of rooms - 478
- 24-hour front desk
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Hair salon
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Tennis on site
- Number of bars/lounges - 2
- Number of beach bars - 2
- Number of swim-up bars - 4
- Wedding services
- Number of outdoor pools - 6
- Laundry facilities
- Business center
- One meeting room
- Rooftop terrace
- Free valet parking
- On private beach
- Beach towels
- Beach umbrellas
- Free self parking
- Conference space size (feet) - 10764
- Coffee/tea in common areas
- Free breakfast
- Free shopping center shuttle
- Lazy river
- Designated smoking areas
- Tours/ticket assistance
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Conference space size (meters) - 1000
- Free area shuttle
- Number of restaurants - 14
- Spa services on site
- Spa tub
Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( MXN 20 per night ), Wired internet access ( MXN 20 per night )
Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( MXN 10 per hour )
Free self parking, Free valet parking
- Premium bedding
- Room service (24 hours)
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Air conditioning
- Ceiling fan
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free bottled water
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Jetted bathtub
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
- In-room massage available
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Separate bathtub and shower
- Cable TV service
- Flat-panel TV
Where to Eat
El Cocotal - Air-conditioned restaurant with copper-colored water-wall, marble floor, stained-glass panel, fresh flowers, table linens. Continental breakfast available from 6:30 AM to 7 AM., international a la carte breakfast from 7 AM to 11 AM and gourmet a la carte dinner from 5:30 PM to 10 PM. Candles at dinner. No dinner reservations required. Dinner dress code: Long pants or dress shorts for men. No beach sandals or sleeveless shirts.
Sample Caribbean dinner menu for El Cocotal
Sample dinner menu for La Isla
D'Italia - Air-conditioned, non-smoking, fine-dining à la carte dinner restaurant with additional terrace seating, suede-fabric chairs, white linens, marble floor, sheer taupe curtains. Italian cuisine with Italian wine list. Open for gourmet dinner a la carte from 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM. No reservations required. Dress code: Long pants for men. No beach sandals or sleeveless shirts.
Sample menu for D'Italia
Kampai - Second-floor seating in open-air à la carte dinner restaurant with thatched roof. Smoking and non-smoking sections. Asian cuisine. Open for breakfast from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM, lunch from 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM and for gourmet dinner from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Dress code: Long pants or dress shorts for men. No beach sandals or sleeveless shirts. No reservations required.
Sample menu for Kampai
Jo Jo's - Open-air beachfront restaurant under thatched roof. À la carte lunches and Caribbean-cuisine dinners. Salad bar, burgers, quesadillas, and other light foods for lunch. Serving lunch and dinner from 11:30 AM to 10:00 PM. Dress code: Long pants or dress shorts for men. No beach sandals or sleeveless shirts. No reservations required.
Sample dinner menu for Jo Jo's
Las Fuentes Restaurant - Culinary theatre and lounge. Air-conditioned, nonsmoking restaurant that serves à la carte Mexican cuisine for breakfast and dinner. Food prepared in one of five open kitchens. Lounge on site. Breakfast from 7 AM to 11 AM. Dinner from 6 PM to 10 PM. No reservations required.
Sample menu for Las Fuentes Restaurant
La Fondue Restaurant - Serving gourmet fondues for dinner each evening. Wine list available. Nonsmoking. Dinner from 5:30 PM to 10 PM.
La Cabana Pizzeria - Open from Noon to 5 PM Wood burning oven pizzas served to order as well as a selection of Angus burgers, small plates and Mexican "botana" dishes.
Healthy Corner - Open from 8 AM to 4 PM Serving fresh fruits, whole-wheat sandwiches, and smoothies.
Rincon Mexicano - Authentic Mexican delicacies. Open from Noon to 5 PM
Bar Las Guacamayas - Open-air bar/lounge under thatched roof featuring rope swings. Located next to open-air theater. Bar Las Guacamays is open from 5 PM to 2 AM.
Lobby Bar - Sea-view bar/lounge serving premium-brand liquor. Lobby Bar is open from Noon to 2 AM.
Bar Los Cotorros - Health-food bar near salt-water pool serving smoothies, juices, fresh fruit, whole-wheat cookies. Open early morning to late afternoon.
Swim-up Bar La Isla - Located at main pool, La Isla is open from 9 AM to 5 PM.
Swim-up Bar Tucanes - Located between lobby and La Isla restaurant. Shaded area with seating. Afternoon tea service. Tucanes is open from 9 AM to 5 PM.
Beach Bar - Beach Bar is open from 9 AM to 2 AM.
Swim-up Bar Los Pericos - Located in Casitas section, Los Pericos is open from 9 AM to 2 AM.
Swim-up Bar Colibri - Located in Casitas section, Colibri is open from 9 AM to 5 PM
Swim-up Bar Los Papagayos - Located in Casitas section, Los Papagayos is open from 9 AM to 5 PM.
Swim-up Bar Pelicanos - Located in Casitas section, Pelicanos is open from 9 AM to 5 PM.
Swim-up Bar Las Fuentes - Located at Las Fuentes Swimming Pool, Fuentes is open from 9 AM to 5 PM.
Swim-up Bar Colibri – Located at the Casita Suites Section 28, Colibri is open from 9 AM to 5 PM.
Swim-up Bar Quetzal – Located at the Casitas Suites Section 29, Quetzal is open from 9 AM to 5 PM.
Swim-up Bar Faisanes – Located at the Casitas Suites Section 30, Faisanes is open from 9 AM to 5 PM.
Swim-up Albatros – Located at the Casitas Suites Section 31, Albatros is open from 9 AM to 5 PM.
Las Olas Corner - Serves salads, wraps, sandwiches, and smoothies. Located at Albatros bar in Casitas Suites Section 31.
Gaviotas Seashore Bar - Located in front of Kampai Restaurant, Gaviotas Seashore Bar, is open from 9 AM to 11 PM.
Start your day with a free continental breakfast, available daily from 7 AM to 11 AM. You can order up room service around the clock.
- Nightly entertainment, including music/dance shows
- Meditation/relaxation classes
- Tai chi classes
- Aerobics classes
- Cardio-machine classes
- Power walks
- Jungle walks
- Spanish lessons
- Dance lessons
- Silk design/painting lessons
- Arts and crafts painting
- Sports tournaments and contests
- Beach games
- Beach volleyball
Nearby Things to Do
The resort stretches along a mile long private white sandy beach on the Mexican Carribean. In addition to the Caribbean Sea, swimming options include a 30.5-by-15.25-meter (100-by-50-ft) saltwater pool.
Freshwater swimming is available in the other 12 on-site pools.
The resort provides snorkeling gear, pedal boats, and kayaks. An independent operator in the main pool provides introductory scuba-diving lessons, and the operator also offers scuba diving and snorkeling instruction and excursions for surcharges. Other recreational opportunities include two lighted tennis courts (racquets and balls provided) and bicycles.
Moon Palace golf course is 20 km (12.5 mi) from the resort, and Playacar golf course is 27 km (17 mi).
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.
- Scuba diving nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Windsurfing nearby
- Fitness classes on site
- Bicycle rentals on site
- Kayaking on site
- Snorkeling on site
- Volleyball on site
- Yoga classes/instruction on site
The Spa at El Dorado Royale features ocean and water views and offers a wide variety of options, including massages, aromatherapy, reflexology, facials, special body treatments and couples massage class. Spa facilities include a sauna, steam room, couples treatment rooms, outdoor treatment rooms and a fitness room.
- Couples treatment rooms
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Ayurvedic treatments
- Outdoor treatment areas
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Pets not allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
No cribs (infant beds) available
- Resort fee
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: MXN 20 per night (rates may vary)
- Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): MXN 20 per night (rates may vary)
- Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: MXN 10 per hour (rates may vary)
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We should mention
A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.
Awards & Affiliations
Complimentary Honeymoon and Anniversary Promotion
Book a minimum 3-night stay in a "Junior Suite Swim up Jacuzzi" room category starting June 15, 2011 for travel anytime and receive the following:
- Private romantic candle light dinner on the beach for the couple
- Chilled bottle of domestic sparkling wine delivered to couple's room upon arrival
- Couples half-hour massage lesson
- Guaranteed king-size bed
- Special in-room towel arrangement daily
- Bathrobes for use during stay