The Carmen Hotel
Why We Love This Hotel
- Adults-only boutique, lifestyle resort with design inspired by coral reefs
- Located a block away from Fifth Avenue -- the main restaurant and entertainment area in Playa del Carmen
- All suites offer a views or partial views of the ocean
- Deck 5 on the fifth floor features daily sets by DJs
Located one block from Fifth Avenue with private access to the beach, The Carmen Hotel is an adults-only boutique property that stands out for its cutting edge design, its impressive reef-inspired decor and the unique party scene that make it a top spot to vacation.
Guests can choose from several categories of suites on five floors, some of which offer ocean views and balconies. All rooms include modern interiors and an open bathroom with a rain shower. Other amenities include a 50-inch flat-screen TV, an iPod docking station, bathrobes and curved lounge seats in a seating area. All guests of the hotel receive daily continental breakfast, Wi-Fi and a private bar refilled once daily.
Guests can take advantage of the hotel's sun terrace and rooftop infinity pool. The beachfront restaurant, Keel, sources locally grown produce, while the fifth floor's Deck 5 Skybar serves craft cocktails with a side of sea breezes and live DJ sets.
The hotel is close to a variety of activities, including diving, sailing aboard a 75-foot catamaran, kite surfing, fishing and Mayan ruins tours. There is also a golf package that grants guests access to play the site of the only PGA-sanctioned golf in Mexico: El Camaleon, Mayakoba.
Entertainment, shopping and dining are a five-minute walk from the hotel. Mercado Nuestra Senora del Carmen -- an upscale traditional market food court and eatery -- is less than a mile away.