This impressive, adults-only resort is located on Playa del Carmen’s beachfront, just metres from the world’s second largest coral reef. It offers 4 outdoor pools and luxurious, air-conditioned rooms with a private terrace.
The bright rooms at theRoyal Service at Paradisus La Perla del Carmen feature modern décor, with soft tones and Caribbean colours. Each one has an iPod docking station and flat-screen satellite TV with DVD player, as well as a rain-effect shower in the bathroom.
TheRoyal Service at Paradisus La Perla offers no less than 14 different restaurants, ranging from contemporary Asian fusion to Mexican haute cuisine. There are also 11 bars.
The resort’s spa features wet and dry saunas, and you can participate in classes including Pilates and spinning. Activities such as tango dancing, sushi-making and cocktail preparation are also available.
5th Avenue, Playa del Carmen’s main nightlife spot, is just outside the hotel. You can drive to Cancún Airport in 45 minutes.