Location: Between Tulum and Playa del Carmen in Mexico.
Rooms: 40 rooms.
Facilities: Restaurant, bar, free WiFi, swimming pool, fitness classes, yoga, spa, steam room, jacuzzi, massage, fitness centre.
Activities: Beach, snorkelling, library, games room
Children: Children are welcome.
Our Opinion: Originally built as the private home of an Italian duchess, Hotel Esencia is a 50 acre estate on the beautiful beach of the Mayan Riviera. Situated in the bay of Xpu-Ha, it offers 2 swimming pools, spa, 3 restaurants, 38 suites and 3 villas. Far from busy resorts, Esencia is a fantastic boutique hotel with friendly service.