Latin America

Villa del Palmar Cancun

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • Property is away from the hubbub of the hotel zone, on the quiet beaches of Playa Mujeres
  • All rooms have balconies with hammocks
  • Right on the beach, the hotel opens to the Caribbean Sea with a huge pool landscape
  • On-site restaurants have menus spanning Greece, Mexico, China and more

"Your personal home transported to the beaches of Mexico" -- Fodor's

Map & Directions

Cancun International Airport is about 30 minutes south by taxi.

Rooms & Rates

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Cancun’s hotel zone is a raucous, "7"-shaped strip of land that to some beach-seekers can seem a little touristy. For these visitors, there’s the stretch of sand a little farther north in Playa Mujeres that is lower density and lower key. The Villa del Palmar Beach Resort roosts in this quieter area, but boasts all the features found at resorts farther south.

All rooms feature private terraces that have either views of lush gardens or the glittering Caribbean sea, and are slung with a hammock for slowly rocking away a lazy day. Inside there are marble floors and kitchenettes, and -- as the suites grow in size -- Jacuzzis and dining rooms.

The wings of the resort wrap around a sprawling central courtyard that has multiple pools, one with a hydro-massage bridge. They are ringed by fire pits, an outdoor cantina and breezy cabanas. The courtyard opens up to the resort’s private beachfront, which, removed from the tourist crush, is noticeably quieter and calmer. The Playa Mujeres area also has a Greg Norman-designed golf course.

Hotel guests are right next door to the ferry terminal that services Isla Mujeres, lauded as an even quieter retreat, thanks to its sparser development and slight remove. Guests are only 10 minutes away by taxi from downtown Cancun, and the hotel zone’s nightlife is only a few minutes farther away.

From the press:
  • “[This resort] is like having your personal home transported to the beaches of Mexico. “Rooms" are more like apartments, with full kitchens, living rooms, dining areas, and spacious balconies draped with hammocks” -- Fodor’s
  • “Do what you really came here to do: sunbathe by the infinity pool or ocean with a top-shelf margarita in hand” -- Travel + Leisure



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Kids' club
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Fitness classes
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor pool
  • Private beach
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • No pets allowed


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Baby-sitting service on request
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Butler service
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Pillow menu
  • Room service (limited hours)

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Kitchenette in some rooms
  • Mini bar
  • Jacuzzi in some rooms
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Wi-Fi in guest rooms (fees apply)


  • Hair-dryer
  • Separate shower
  • Luxury toiletries


  • Complimentary parking


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible


Check-in: Standard Time is 4pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children ages 3 and under stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request); under European Plan for meals. Crib available on request, free of charge.

Children ages 4-12 are charged $40 per child, per night for the all-inclusive plan.

Extra bed available on request: $30 per night for children and adults.

Charges will be added to your bill on checkout.

Pets: No pets allowed.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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Customer Service available Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

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