This seaside sanctuary is set on a 200-acre jungle estate fronting a long white-sand beach. The Mayan-Moorish compound contains 63 guest quarters enhanced by handcarved furnishings, indigenous art and private verandas. Opt for one of the superior Ocean View units. Seaside dining venues include the signature restaurant El Sol, which serves innovative Mexican dishes. The hotel encompasses outdoor pools, tennis courts and a first-class spa with a temazcal sauna. Outdoor activities include calm, clear-water ocean swimming, plus reef snorkeling and cave diving. The hotel can also book deep-sea fishing charters, day trips to renowned Mayan sites and, between June and September, whale shark observation tours.
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This is a romantic and restful Yucatán getaway, though the once-unspoiled coastline is beginning to sprout other hotels and developments.