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Blue Bay Grand Esmeralda Village Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

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TripAdvisor Traveller RatingTrip Advisor Rating of 4.0Based On 12579 reviews
  • Date: 03 Sep 2020
  • For: 11 Nights
  • Board: All Inclusive
  • From: Birmingham
  • Going: 2 Adults
  • Ref: LDA-3481069377
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Outbound FlightBirmingham toCancunDirectDeparts: 11:55AM on Thu, 03 Sep 2020Arrives: 16:00PM on Thu, 03 Sep 2020
Inbound FlightCancuntoBirminghamDirectDeparts: 17:35PM on Mon, 14 Sep 2020Arrives: 08:45AM on Tue, 15 Sep 2020

Holiday Overview

TripAdvisor Traveller RatingTrip Advisor Rating of 4.0Based On 12579 reviews
Ranked #134 out of 257
  • Sleep Quality:
    4.0 Rating for Sleep Quality
  • Location:
    3.5 Rating for Location
  • Rooms:
    4.0 Rating for Rooms
  • Service:
    4.0 Rating for Service
  • Value:
    4.0 Rating for Value
  • Cleanliness:
    4.0 Rating for Cleanliness

Key Features

  • On a beach
  • Great pool scene
  • 8 restaurants

From the beach parties to the list of activities, this place has a real buzz about it.

Official Rating

5 Star

Location Information


• 13km from Playa del Carmen
• 25km from Cancun

At night, the hotel lays on a buzzy beach party – perfect if you’re heading into town after – and live theatre shows. Food-wise, there are six à la cartes including a cracking Mexican place worth putting your glad rags on for.

Please Note

While you're away, you'll have access to our 24-hour digital service, and a rep will visit at least once.

Pools

The hotel means business when it comes to pools. There are three, as well as a couple of swimming spots for kids. Loungers are spread out all around the water’s edge.

Pool Scene

The sand is only footsteps away, and there’s loads of space for sunbathing there, too.

Food & Drink

Food from around the world is dished up at the international buffet, while the six à la cartes offer Mexican, Italian and Asian cuisine. If you get peckish between meals, snacks are served 24 hours a day.

Freshly-caught fish and ceviche is plated up at the seafood eatery, where the tables look out over the ocean. Then there’s the grill restaurant for filet mignon and New York steak.

Entertainment

A DJ gets the crowd going at the nightly beach party – many guests head out to sample Playa del Carmen’s nightlife afterwards. Entertainment, like karaoke, is on from time to time, and the sports bar is open around-the-clock.

Sports & Activities

When you’re by the pool, you can play a game of giant chess or compete in a volleyball tournament. Sailing, kayaking and waterskiing* are up for grabs at the beach, and there are two tennis courts.

Facility Overview

Three big pools sidle up against the sand. This is where most of the action takes place, including water volleyball, giant chess and poolside games. On the dining front, you’ve got a whole eight restaurants to choose from – ticking off Asian, Mexican and Italian cuisine. And after sundown, you can head to the beach for one of the nightly parties, or work your way through the cocktails at the bar

For sporty types, there’s football* and squash*, as well as a pair of tennis courts.

Health & Beauty

The BlueBay Spa* deals in facials, massages and other body treatments. There’s also a state-of-the-art gym that comes with steppers and treadmills.

No. of buildings

8

No. of floors

4

No. of lifts

8

No. of rooms

979

Rooms

All rooms here come fully air-conditioned and with either a balcony or terrace. They will also feature a king-size bed, TV, fridge and minibar.

Sleeps up to

3 adults


Items marked with * incur extra charges which are payable locally.

Location

Average temperature
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AprilTemp: 26°C
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MayTemp: 27°C
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JuneTemp: 28°C
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OctoberTemp: 27°C
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NovemberTemp: 25°C
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DecemberTemp: 24°C
Spanish although English is widely spoken
Mexican peso
GMT - 6 hours
Hotel Map

Special Assistance

If any member of your party is disabled or has specific welfare requirements, please call our sales team on 0800 916 5197 or use our live chat function. It is important that we check out the suitability of your chosen accommodation, prior to making a booking.


Our opening hours are Monday to Thursday 09:00 to 21:30, Friday & Saturday 09:00 to 20:00 and Sunday 09:30 to 19:30.

TripAdvisor traveller reviews

    Suitable For
  • Business:80
  • Couples:5508
  • Solo travel:236
  • Family:3384
  • Friends getaway:2107
    Rating Summary
  • Sleep Quality:
    4.0 Rating for Sleep Quality
  • Location:
    3.5 Rating for Location
  • Rooms:
    4.0 Rating for Rooms
  • Service:
    4.0 Rating for Service
  • Value:
    4.0 Rating for Value
  • Cleanliness:
    4.0 Rating for Cleanliness
    Traveller Rating
  • Excellent4012
  • Very Good4449
  • Average2095
  • Poor1034
  • Terrible989
kelbaby said...

Perfect honeymoon

TripAdvisor Review Rating11/05/2020
Travelled on 01/02/2020

Came here for our honeymoon in February. Can honestly say we had the best time ever! We didn't like our first room but they moved us no problem, we had a room in block 8 which is near the smaller...

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DestinationsAndFood said...

Amazing Experience!

TripAdvisor Review Rating08/05/2020
Travelled on 01/02/2020

This was my first time going down south and it was incredible. The food was amazing, the rooms were gorgeous and well air-conditioned, and while the pictures you see here are outdated, they have made...

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Claire S said...

A brilliant hotel and a great holiday

TripAdvisor Review Rating21/04/2020
Travelled on 01/06/2019

My husband and I absolutely loved our time at the Blue Bay! We were worried about weather reports as they read as cloudy/stormy each day, but there was barely a cloud in the sky and we didn't have...

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