Paradisus La Esmeralda, All-Inclusive Resort

Paradisus La Esmeralda

All-Inclusive Paradisus La Esmeralda Resort rate guarantee Rate for travel in June 2018

Awarded the prestigious AAA 4-Diamond, this is one of the top family resorts in Riviera Maya. Paradisus La Esmeralda has exclusive special activities for kids, such as water slide, finger painting, pool games, and much more. Located just 5 minutes from Coco Beach and Playa del Carmen, you will be in close proximity to some of the best beaches and nightlife in the Caribbean.


Bring the whole family for a dream vacation at Paradisus La Esmeralda Resort nestled between lush, green mangroves and the Caribbean Sea. Book a Family Concierge room and you and your loved ones will enjoy personal butler service by the pool and preferential reservations at some of Paradisus La Esmeralda’s hottest restaurants. The possibilities for family fun are endless at Paradisus La Esmeralda Resort in Playa del Carmen. Club Melia and Melia Rewards members are eligible for special promotions and benefits. Discounted rates and vacation package promotions are available now, so book your room at Paradisus La Esmeralda today and begin an all-inclusive family trip at a luxury Playa del Carmen resort.

There is something for every member of the family at Paradisus La Esmeralda. Parents can participate in wine and tequila tasting workshops or a poolside party with a live DJ spinning the hottest tunes. Kids will learn how to make pizza and other treats in workshops just for them or go on guided nature walks through the protected mangroves.

Paradisus La Esmeralda is centrally located near Playa del Carmen’s most exciting attractions. Explore ancient Mayan ruins like those in the historic city of Tulum, go on an ocean tour or wander through the local shops.

With such a great location and luxurious amenities, Paradisus La Esmeralda is the perfect resort for you and your family’s Playa del Carmen vacation escape. Book now and begin a destination adventure you and your family will be talking about for years to come.

  • Check in 3:00 PM
  • Check out 12:00 PM
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Rooms and indoor areas are nonsmoking but the resort has designated smoking areas


Quinta Avenida, esquina Calle 112
Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo 77719
  • 45 minutes away from Cancun International Airport (CUN)
  • Located on the shores of the Caribbean Sea
  • Close to historic Mayan ruins, shopping, dining and family fun in Playa del Carmen

Room Type

Paradisus La Esmeralda boasts 488 suites with Family Concierge service, 62 of which are swim-up suites. Suites come standard with WiFi, 40 inch flat screen TV, DVD player, private terrace, minibar, coffee maker, individually regulated air conditioning, iron and ironing board, safe deposit box, scale, hairdryer and 24-hour room service. Daily room rates are available for the comfortable suites at Paradisus La Esmeralda.

  • Paradisus Junior Suites come with a private terrace with a gorgeous view of the well-manicured hotel grounds, a partial view of the crystal blue Caribbean Sea or a swim-up terrace with direct access into the pool. Escape for a soak in the sensory bathtub after a long day of fun and sun in Playa Del Carmen while the rest of the family kicks back and watches a movie on the 40 inch flat screen TV.
  • Family Concierge Suites come with a private terrace with a breathtaking view of the mangroves surrounding the hotel or a partial view of the ocean. Enjoy personal butler service and a daily continental breakfast in the Family Concierge area. Nightly turn down service comes with a special treat for the little ones, complimentary milk and cookies.
  • One Bedroom Suites come complete with 642 square feet of space to relax and have fun. Take in a view of the hotel grounds or a partial view of the ocean or upgrade to a swim-up suite and slip directly into the pool from your private terrace. Drop the kids off at the Kids Club for a day of games and exploring while you and your partner retreat back to the room for a long soak and good conversation in your whirlpool tub on your private terrace.
  • One Bedroom Master Suites have an incredible 893 square feet of space and expanded 248 square foot terraces with whirlpool tubs. Choose from a view of the hotel grounds, a partial view of the calming ocean or a swim-up suite. Retreat to the separate bedroom for a movie in bed while the kids play a game and enjoy a snack in the living area.
  • Two Bedroom Master Suites are 1,539 square feet of family fun and relaxation. You and your family will enjoy two rainfall showers, two private terraces each with whirlpool tubs and a kitchenette with in-room dining area.


  • Adults will enjoy an array of dance classes like tango, salsa and merengue. Other adult activities include live music, pool parties and workshops where you can learn to prepare exotic dishes or taste a sampling of wines and liquors.
  • Activities continue onto the beach with volleyball, soccer, water polo, water aerobics and more. Engage in healthy competition surrounded by the refreshing waters of the Caribbean Sea
  • Kids get the VIP treatment too at Paradisus La Esmeralda. Kids can make a new craft daily, go on a treasure hunt or splash and play in one of the lagoon-style pools.
  • Venture out into Playa del Carmen and take the family on a tour of ancient civilizations like Chichen Itza, explore fresh seafood and local cuisine or perfect your swing at a local golf course while the rest of the family spends the day shopping on La Quinta Avenida.
  • Bring the family along when you attend a business event at Paradisus La Esmeralda. Your family will be dining at one of Paradisus La Esmeralda’s restaurants or relaxing on the beach while you participate in a business gathering like no other. Paradisus La Esmeralda has 14 meeting rooms and 25,000 square feet of convention space that can accommodate 1,500 guests. Kick your event up a notch with meeting areas poolside or on the beach.

Spa Amenities at Paradisus La Esmeralda

  • YHI Spa offers a bevy of treatments for the ultimate relaxation experience. Get a hot stone treatment, a massage or a facial by an expert and feel your cares melt away.
  • YHI Spa has an onsite beauty salon. Pamper yourself with a long list of beauty treatments like a manicure and pedicure. You will leave feeling like a new person with a new look to match.
  • Give into the healing powers of water with YHI Spa’s Thermal Circuit. Water-based therapies like wet and dry saunas, hydro massages and plunge pools release the tension in every part of your body.
  • Exercise in YHI Spa’s fully-equipped fitness center complete with exercise bikes, elliptical machines and treadmills for the ultimate in cardio fitness. Participate in group events like yoga and pilates or schedule a one-on-one training session for an additional fee.

Restaurants at Paradisus La Esmeralda

  • Fuego is an adults-only dining experience that mixes bold décor with Latin cuisine. Enjoy a raw bar in a private room or on Fuego’s terrace.
  • Watch your breakfast, lunch or dinner prepared before your eyes at Naos International Buffet. A casual environment and meals prepared in front of you make for a fun family meal.
  • Eat fresh Mediterranean dishes in a dramatically decorated private dining room or on the terrace at Vento. Expert chefs prepare Mediterranean delights from many spots around the Orient.
  • Experience the culinary genius of world renowned Chef Martin Berasategui at Passion. Forget you are dining in Mexico when you tantalize your taste buds with some of Chef Berasategui’s French dishes.
  • Kick back and sip an expertly crafted cocktail or Italian dish at Olio Italian Trattoria by the pool. Olio is a taste sensation for lunch or dinner in a casual, traditional Italian atmosphere.
  • You and your family will be amazed as you watch a skilled chef prepare your food at one of Bana’s Teppanyaki tables. Dinner becomes a show a Bana Asian Restaurant.
  • Breakfast is made to order right in front of you when you wake up to the fresh-squeezed juice and hot savory dishes at Hadar International Buffet.
  • You’ll love the casual décor and the culinary selections at Mole. You and your family will want to share your entrees so that everyone can taste the traditional Mexican dishes with modern twists. 
  • Sample a wide variety of Spanish appetizers or “tapas” at Gabi Club. Go on a tasting adventure when you choose Gabi Club.
  • Order a fresh, delicious salad for lunch or a fire-grilled pizza for dinner at The Market. Relax in a cushy booth and enjoy a culinary staple prepared in an unconventional way.
  • Breath in the salty sea air as you and your family dine on breakfast, lunch or dinner at international restaurant, La Palapa. Eat surrounded by huge windows with open doors to nature.

Paradisus La Esmeralda Awards

  • 2014 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award Winner
  • 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award Winner
  • Awarded a AAA 4 Diamond rating in 2014

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