Mexico, Missouri, US

PGA-Style Golf

Put your skills – and mettle – to the test at our spectacular 18-hole championship golf course designed by renowned architect and PGA legend Greg Norman. A true masterpiece, El Camaleón is home to the only PGA Tour event in Latin America, the Mayakoba Golf Classic. The dazzling course winds through tropical jungle, dense mangroves and picturesque stretches of Caribbean sand. It’s 18 holes of sheer beauty! With six miles of freshwater lagoons, a white sandy beach with turquoise waters and the glitter of the Caribbean looming just beyond, the course is a pleasure for the eyes as well as the senses and a challenge to undertake

Two breathtaking seaside holes

·Water comes into play on all but three holes

·Four cenotes (natural subterranean caves) also come into play

Course Specifics

  • ·18 Holes, Par 72
  • ·Tee boxes, length and slope rating:
  •   Tourments tees 7,024 - 73.8/137
  •   Advance tees 6,562 - 71.7/131
  •   Average tees 6,123 - 69.5/123
  •   Ladies tees 5,078 - 69.0/119
  • ·100% Paspalum turf


Golf View Residences

Perfect for an overseas gathering of friends and family, our 3-storey Golf View Residences offer peaceful, secluded spaces surrounded by lush, untouched nature. Engage in relaxing conversations with loved ones on your sun-drenched rooftop pool deck. Relax by your private pool or dine al fresco while enjoying magnificent views of the golf course.

The master bedroom comes equipped with a king-sized bed and LCD TV, while the second and third bedrooms contain a queen and two twin beds respectively. All three bedrooms come with full private bathrooms, and the master offers a large bathtub.

Luxury Pool Villa

Open the doors to your Luxury Pool Villa and step into your own private oasis. Designed for two guests, each villa has soaring ceilings and is tastefully furnished with Mayan-inspired bed, lamps and talavera earthenware sinks.

Enjoy airy living and outdoor dining areas, a spacious bathroom and a private landscaped garden. You can take in the sun from the comfort of your own outdoor sunken bath, enjoy a dip in your private swimming pool, or simply unwind on a lounger on your private sundeck.

Ocean Club Two bedroom Pool Villa

Beauty, peace and tranquillity only begin to describe the Ocean Club Two-Bedroom Pool Villas. Ideal for beach lovers, each villa is just steps away from the glimmering white sands and brilliant turquoise waters of the Caribbean.

Designed for up to four guests, each villa is tastefully furnished with Mayan-inspired beds and spacious bathrooms featuring talavera earthenware sinks. Interiors elegantly flow into a landscaped garden with a heated swimming pool and bubbling jet pool. Bedrooms have their own separate entrances.

Sanctuary Pool Villa

Your Sanctuary Pool Villa is a blissful retreat and an idyllic space for two to relax and recuperate from the stresses of modern life. Each villa is equipped with separate living and study pavilions, open living and outdoor dining areas, a spacious bathroom and a private landscaped garden. With your own heated swimming pool and outdoor whirlpool, you will have the option of spending unhurried afternoons soaking your cares away.

Sanctuary Two Bedroom Pool Villa


A haven of privacy, indulgence and serenity, your Sanctuary Two-Bedroom Pool Villa redefines tranquil living with stylish furnishings and fertile gardens.

Al fresco dining options are available by the quiet lull of lagoon breezes and the outdoor sunken bathtub provides welcome respite in its cocooning warmth.

Spa Pool Villa

Split over two levels, each Spa Pool Villa is the perfect romantic hideaway. Specially designed for couples with quixotic touches like outdoor showers and a personal outdoor area equipped with massage beds, chaise lounges and a dining area with magnificent views of Mayakoba’s idyllic lagoons.

Enjoy sensuous spa treatments, a spacious bathroom and lush garden greenery. Take a dip in your private swimming pool, or simply unwind on your exclusive outdoor terrace.

Three Bedroom ocean Pool Villa

Sleek and contemporary, your luxurious Oceanfront Pool Villa looks out onto the glorious Caribbean. Perfect for beach lovers, you’re just steps away from the glimmering white sands and radiant turquoise waters. Gather with friends and family in the stunning courtyard and listen to the sounds of waves breaking on the beach before indulging in a sumptuous seafood barbecue.

Designed for up to six guests, each villa spans 512 square metres that include a heated pool, connecting jet-pool, outdoor sunken bathtub and beautiful lush gardens, providing the perfect backdrop for Riviera Maya villa living. Separate bedrooms and living rooms allows for intimate gatherings, while ensuring personal space and tranquility for all.


Nestled along the edge of the exotic Mayan jungle, Banyan Tree Mayakoba flawlessly blends luxury, nature and serenity in exquisite harmony. A truly one-of-a-kind destination that takes Caribbean lifestyle to
unprecedented new heights.

Mayakoba – meaning village over the water in Maya – is an extraordinary blend of Mexican culture and Asian hospitality. A breathtaking sanctuary for the senses and the perfect getaway for relaxation, rejuvenation, romance and world-class dining. We are also the most sustainable five-star resort on the shores of the Caribbean.

118 elegantly designed private and tranquil villas. Each immersed in nature and featuring expansive living areas, plush furnishings, your own private pool and so much more. An intimate oasis surrounded by picturesque lagoons, lush mangroves, a PGA golf course and brilliant sugar sand beaches.

Perfect for romantic getaways, family trips and groups of friends, Banyan Tree Mayakoba offers a variety of incredible private villas - from secluded Garden Villas to 3-Bedroom Beachfront Villas. All feature spacious and airy outdoor areas, private pools and unique layouts. Inspired by the courtyard houses of the Far East, each villa is discreetly built into the thoughtfully conserved landscape.

A harmonious mixture of Mexican culture with subtle Asian finishes, no detail is overlooked. Every guest is special. Whatever your desires, we make them possible. From romantic dinners and private spa sessions in your own villa to excursions to archeological sites and nearby national parks.

Banyan Tree Mayakoba is devoted to serenity, reflection and luxury in a lush, natural setting. A magical place where you will experience the genuine Asian sense of well being for body, mind and soul. Here, like nowhere else, will you experience a genuine sanctuary for the senses.


Enter a world of renewal for your body and soul

Step into Banyan Tree Spa Mayakoba and partake of unique refreshments found nowhere else. The Rainforest, with its hydrothermal circuit comprising alternating hot and cold thermal cabins is designed to allow guests utter wellness. The Rainforest Trail features eight different hydrothermal therapy experiences that include the Rain Walk, Aroma Steam Chamber and Finnish Sauna to afford you a holistic and revitalising experience in a tropical world of extravagant natural beauty. Unique to this spa outlet is the use of Melipona Honey gathered from Mexican bees. The Honey Oil, an extraction from the bees, is a time-honoured remedy for detoxifying and healing skin.

Banyan Tree Spa Mayakoba received four recent awards, the 2014 World Luxury Spa Awards for Best Luxury Destination Spa (America) in March 2014, 2013 World Luxury Spa Awards for Best Luxury Resort Spa (Mexico) in April 2013, TripAdvisor World's Greatest Hotel Spas for 2013 for World's Greatest Hotel Spas for 2013 (Top 10) in January 2013 and 19th World Travel Awards 2012 – Central America for Mexico's Leading Spa Resort in September 2012

Banyan Tree Spa has 16 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub.

Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • Massages
  • Number of treatment rooms 16
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments


Guests can play rounds at the 18-hole golf course and enjoy other recreation facilities including a 24-hour health club. 2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with an indoor pool. In addition to a children's pool, other recreational amenities include a spa tub, a sauna, and a steam room.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Ecotours on site
  • Golf lessons on site
  • Golfing on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site



In Room Dining

Experience invigorating breakfasts and magnificent evenings in the privacy and comfort of your private villa. Our chefs will set up sumptuously exotic meals and romantic poolside barbeques featuring the finest cuts of meat and handpicked fresh seafood. Choose from our exclusive selection of Mexican wines, spirits and tequilas to top off this exquisite meal. Your personal In-villa host will pamper you with mouth-watering cuisine and impeccable service.


Translated as ‘goddess of the moon,’ Ixchel is our traditional and unique trajinera, or dining boat. Treat yourself to a magnificent fusion of local and international cuisines prepared by our trained culinary hosts. Our chefs will prepare a cooked-to-order menu as you sail through the canals and mangroves of Mayakoba. This mesmerizing experience is available twice daily for breakfast and dinner departures and must be booked in advance.

La Cava

An elegant wine cellar of exquisite refinement and taste, La Cava is beautifully appointed and able to seat 14 individuals. With mood lighting to create an intimate atmosphere, La Cava's dining experience is heightened with gastronomic servings beautifully matched by choice wines.

La Copa

While our restaurants tantalize with culinary delights, La Copa rooftop lounge captivates with exotic drinks, warm Mexican sunsets and sparkling night skies.

Signature La Copa cocktails include Riviera Lemonade made from vodka, fresh blueberries and homemade lemonade, and the Mojito Maya from rum, lemon juice, mint and sparkling water.

Reflections Pool Bar

Located just off the main lobby area, offering light snacks and cocktails throughout the day. At Reflections Pool Bar, we love to spoil our guests with the perfect selection of refreshing poolside treats; from unique salads and pizzas to fresh grilled skewers and inventive wraps


Located at Mayakoba Beach, Sands will seduce you with a backdrop of sheer white sand and the shimmering turquoise waters of the Caribbean. Enjoying light snacks and fresh seafood for lunch or the freshest catch of the day and authentic Mexican specialties for dinner. Sands also offers a variety of outstanding tropical cocktails all day long for lounging poolside or on the beach.

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About Resort


Riviera Maya, Mexico


Uncover the Secrets of the Riviera Maya

Be swept away by pristine coastlines and robust life forms in this bounty of freshwater lagoons and mangroves, natural dunes, intricate coral reefs and the famed Riviera Maya coast. Dance your soul on the wind of the Caribbean. Mayakoba is an arcadia of indigenous fish and bird species and has a carefully maintained ecosystem. Banyan Tree Mayakoba is the epitome of premium resort living, bringing Asian hospitality to the idyllic Riviera Maya. Nestled within the private gated integrated resort development of Mayakoba, immerse yourself in untouched nature complemented with the resort's familiar warmth and charm.


Who we are

Our Golf club and Golfstream Travel entered into a partnership to provide golf travel to our golfers. Through this partnership we look forward to helping our golfers see the world one tee box at a time.

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