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Essence at the Fives Beach

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Located on the beachfront on a quiet outskirt of Playa del Carmen, Essence at the Fives Beach is a luxury hotel with a host of fantastic facilities. Perfect for couples and families alike, this stunning hotel offers a huge lagoon-style swimming pool, 10 restaurants to choose from and a friendly kids club.

How far is the nearest beach?

The hotel is located on the beach.

Distance from Airport

This hotel is located 21km from Cancun International Airport.


The resort offers a choice of Deluxe Suites as well as One, Two and Three Bedroom Resort Residences. All guestrooms are equipped with one king or two double beds and a large en suite bathroom. Most rooms also feature a minibar, room service and a balcony or terrace.

Food & Drink

Offering a whopping 10 on-site restaurants, guests will be spoilt for choice every night of their stay. Highlights include a Peruvian venue, Pan Asian restaurant, gorgeous Italian and a picture-perfect beach club restaurant. Snack bars and coffee shops are available throughout the day as well as an incredible 10 bars. Enjoy speciality gins at the gin bar, the best tequila at Nineteen Ten and refreshing drinks without having to leave the pool at Palmeras and Breeze swim-up bars.

Sports & Entertainment

Featuring an impressive outdoor complex, guests can relax on the sun terrace and green areas that surround both the huge lagoon-style swimming pool and the beachfront pool. There is a gym for those looking to keep fit, an on-site spa for those looking to be pampered and a long list of available activities for those who feel like trying something new. There’s also a kids club for little ones and a range of evening entertainment for all ages.


  • A la Carte Restaurant
  • Babysitting
  • Bar
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Beauty Salon
  • Breakfast
  • By the Beach
  • Cafe/ Snack Bar
  • Cots (On Request)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Doctors / Medical Centre
  • Entertainment
  • Gym
  • High Chairs
  • Internet Access
  • Kids Club
  • Kids Pool
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Minibar
  • Pool Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Sauna
  • Scuba Diving
  • Steam Bath
  • Table Tennis
  • Telephone
  • Tennis Court(s)
  • Terrace
  • Water Sports