Hotel Esencia

Boutique hotel and cosmopolitan, laid-back luxury
Hotel Esencia

Boutique hotel and cosmopolitan, laid-back luxury

Introduction | Hotel Esencia

Hotel Esencia is a majestic 50-acre estate at the midpoint between Tulum and Playa del Carmen in Mexico. Perfectly secluded from the world around it, the property is surrounded on the north by the primitive Mayan jungle and on the south by Xpu-Ha cove, often referred as the most beautiful stretch of the Mayan Riviera. 

Hotel Esencia has enjoyed a storied past in this ancestral cradle of culture, cuisine, and comfort. Originally built as the private hideaway home of an Italian duchess, it later became a hotel, and, for some time, has been a sought after destination for honeymooners seduced by the serene comforts of this timeless mansion.

A new chapter began in 2014 with the arrival of a new owner and a bold, worldly outlook on how to savor paradise. The estate’s provenance as a place of leisure for nobility is the guiding inspiration for a modern reimagining. The Main House remains the hotel’s centerpiece, around which footpaths lead to only 42 suites and 3 villas where guests enjoy genuine privacy and top flight hospitality. Ideally situated far from huge resorts and the roar of pleasure boats, the immaculate bay of Xpu-Ha is a natural haven where each year sea turtles make their nests. Hotel Esencia invites the happy few who know how rare it is to find a place that is truly unique, to make it their home in the tropics.

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XO Exclusive Offer | Hotel Esencia

  • Enjoy 25% off of Hotel Esencia’s best available published rates
  • Receive complimentary round-trip ground transportation between Cancún International Airport (MMUN) and Hotel Esencia
  • Benefit from a credit of $100 per adult guest (age 18+) to be used at Esencia Spa
  • Enjoy a complimentary room upgrade upon check-in, subject to availability
  • Settle in, with complimentary early check-in and late check-out, subject to availability
  • XO will provide discounted private charter pricing between select U.S. metro airports and Cancún International Airport (MMUN), starting at $16,500 one-way (sample price from KOPF-MMUN)

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COVID-19 Protocols & Travel Guidance

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XO Exclusive Offer | Terms & Conditions

  • Offer available to XO Members and Non-Members who arrange at least one private charter flight to or from Cancún International Airport (MMUN) with XO and book accommodations with Hotel Esencia.
  • Offer is subject to availability and blackout dates.
  • Accommodations must be booked by March 31, 2021 for travel to be completed before December 15, 2021.
  • 4-night minimum length of stay required.
  • Offer applies to Ocean Suite, Penthouse Suite, Master Suite, Beach Suite, Master Beach Suite, Pool Villa, Yum-Ha Villa, and Presidential Bungalow bookings only.
  • Offer applies to new bookings only.
  • Offer is non-transferable.
  • Offer cannot be combined with any other seasonal, promotional, or discount offers, subject to Hotel Esencia’s discretion.
  • Rates are not commissionable by any third-party, subject to Hotel Esencia’s discretion.
  • Private charter pricing varies by route, departure date and time, aircraft type, and XO Membership status.


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