Catalonia Playa Maroma

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Our Opinion

The Catalonia Playa Maroma is a very good 3.5 star resort, some would even say 4 star resort. An expansive, white sand beach is the highlight of this resort and exactly what you would expect from a top Riviera Maya beach. The rooms are decent and the food is fine, but the real treat here is the beach. A definite recommendation.


Overview

Catalonia Playa Maroma is surrounded by the native jungle and one of the most gorgeous beaches in the Caribbean. Three-storey villas feature spacious and comfortable interiors and amazing views. If you are looking for the combination of perfect beach holiday and cultural and natural background... this is the place to come.


Location: Located 15 minutes from Playa del Carmen & 35 minutes from the airport.

Highlights
  • Located on Punta Maroma Beach, one of the best white sand beaches in Mexico
  • Large lagoon-style pool area with lots of loungers
  • Lots of sports, water sports and activities for all ages
  • Spacious rooms with balconies
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence and Green Leaders award
  • Rainforest Alliance Certified resort

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • U1506LIricardov : Portland, Oregon
Thanksgiving in Playa del Carmen, Catalonia Hotel Maroma

We loved the beach at this hotel. You could go into the ocean without any fear of sinking in a whole. The beach was so perfect. That is the only thing we cared about is relaxing in a beautiful beach. Everything else was average pretty much. The concierge assigned to us Enrique was very good.

  • ritqr : NY, USA
Great beach, great hotel, great staff

Very compact, but enough space. The hotel well maintained, very friendly staff - everywhere.We decided to try it based on the beach reviews - and it's absolutely gorgeous, and I am quiting the review we read "is second to none".The entertainment during the day and at night is very good. The restaurants are serving very nice food, comparing to other resorts whe tee buffet is almost always a beer choice. Here food in buffet is the only weak spot. Other than that we loved it, and coming back in February - hopefully they improve the buffet meals for the following review to be 5 stars.

  • glupko : Chicago, Illinois
great beach, average hotel

Unbelievable beach; just wonderful, crystal clear waters, lots of shade, lots of places to lay and sit at. No service on the beach in terms of bringing you drinks, you go and get your own and then after you finish it sits there for a long time until someone comes over and cleans it up. Usually the birds will come around and eat the leftovers while you are swimming and/or away from the food. Late night entertainment is very poor, shows are terrible and there is not much to do at the hotel, no live music, etc... Entertainment team throughout the day is active and pretty fun though. They speak Spanish and Italian really well, English is the third language and many times it's hard to understand them. Hotel room was average, room service was no included in our premium package but you can upgrade and have it available. Food is average, breakfast pretty solid, buffet so-so, and dinners (a la carte are average as well in size and taste). But then again the price we paid wasn't much so I guess we got what we paid for. I really liked the two Juan's in the Margarita's Bar (pool bar), they are a lot of fun and made our stay more enjoyable. We had a great time given that our main reason for going was the beach, plus like I mentioned, price we paid was fantastic, so overall a fun time was had.

  • biggirl2468 : Lethbridge, Canada
Need to know Spanish

We had previously stayed at the Catalonia Royal Tulum so we thought Playa Maroma would be similar. So many good things about this resort and a couple of things that ment we would not return. Things that were great; David at check- in, Henri the beach waiter, the cleaning staff, the beach was one of the best. But, the ocean has no reef so the water was very ruff. No king bed as expected, not sure why we bothered paying for a privilege package when we had one of the smallest rooms that was actually the very furthest room from the beach and next to the theatre which was so loud. Saw no advantage to privilege. Top shelf liquor was for the next tier up- executive, we had the no name stuff. We froze in our room as you could not control the air conditioning temp. On more than a couple occasions we did not feel that English was welcome as no effort was made when we did not understand. There are many great hotels in the area to return to one that was almost good.

  • H7532MNlucym : Phoenix, Arizona
Great Vacation

This is the great place for family vacation!. It was our second time in this resort. We met a few couples who stayed at Catalonia Playa Maroma 4 times. There are many good reasons for that. Pools are cleaned and well maintained, beach and ocean are beautiful and one of the best around Cancun area. Plenty of food options in the buffet and restaurants.The resort is surrounded by the tropical forest which adds beauty and creates a special feel being closer to the nature. Thanks to the entire staff for making our stay enjoyable.

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Resort fees (if applicable) must be paid directly to the hotel
  • Hotel transfers for packages to USA
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch & dinner 
  • Snacks
  • A la carte dinner up to 4 per week, reservations required
  • Unlimited domestic drinks 24 hours a day
  • Non-motorized watersports including kayaks
  • One free scuba diving lesson in the pool
  • Tennis day & night
  • Use of fitness centre
  • Kids Club
  • Daily activities & nightly entertainment
  • Wi-Fi

Privileged Inclusions

  • Private Lounge 
  • Concierge Service 
  •  24 hours room service 
  • Privileged check-in area 
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Privileged guest identification 
  • 10% Discount on massage or any treatment in our Alegría Spa, reservation required 
  • Access to Spa wet area (subjected to availability) 
  • Exclusive area in El Pajarito restaurant  
  • Coffee Break in the Privileged Lounge  
  • Beach towels service delivered in the room Turndown service  
  • Pillow menu 
  • A la carte breakfast at the Terrace Tapas & Lounge Bar 
  • Snack service at the Terrace Tapas & Lounge Bar
  • Free dinner (one) at the Terrace Tapas & Lounge Bar
  • 10% discount in romantic dinner 
  • 10% discount in boutique and jewelry 
  • Early check-in & late check-out subjected to availability
  • 404 rooms
  • Pool
  • 6 restaurants 
  • Snack bar
  • 3 Bars
  • Disco
  • Tennis courts
  • Fitness facilities
  • Sauna (fee)
  • Spa (fee)
  • Scuba diving centre (fee)
  • Wi-Fi internet access
  • Doctor on site (fee)
  • Laundry services (fee)
  • Car rental (fee)
  • Shops
  • ATM
  • Currency exchange
  • Golf nearby

Garden View Room

  • King Size bed or two double beds 
  • Balcony or terrace 
  • Air conditioning and ceiling fan 
  • Bathroom with shower only 
  • Hairdryer 
  • Plasma/LCD Cable TV 
  • Direct dial telephone 
  • Wireless Internet access 
  • Free Safe deposit box  
  • Complimentary mini bar refreshed daily with water, soft drinks and beer
  • Up to 4 people
  • Maximum 3 adults
  • Maximum 2 children

Privileged Superior Room

  • King Size bed or two double beds 
  • Modern decor
  • Balcony or terrace 
  • Air conditioning and ceiling fan 
  • Bathroom with shower only  
  • Bathrobe and slippers 
  • MP3 Alarm clock  
  • Coffee maker 
  • Iron and ironing board 
  • Plasma/LCD cable TV 
  • Hairdryer and makeup mirror in the bathroom
  • Direct dial telephone 
  • Wireless Internet access 
  • Free Safe deposit box  
  • Complimentary mini bar refreshed daily with water, soft drinks and beer
  • See All Inclusive section for full Privileged Inclusions
  • Up to 4 people 
  • Maximum 3 adults
  • Maximum 2 children

Privileged Superior Ocean View / Pool View

  • One King bed  
  • Modern decor
  • Balcony or terrace 
  • Ocean or Pool view
  • Air conditioning and ceiling fan 
  • Bathroom with shower only 
  • Bathrobe and slippers 
  • MP3 Alarm clock  
  • Coffee maker 
  • Iron and ironing board 
  • Plasma/LCD cable TV 
  • Hairdryer and makeup mirror in the bathroom
  • Direct dial telephone 
  • Wireless Internet access 
  • Free Safe deposit box  
  • Complimentary mini bar refreshed daily with water, soft drinks and beer
  • See All Inclusive section for full Privileged Inclusions
  • Maximum 2 adults

Privileged Honeymoon Room

  • King-size canopy bed 
  • Elegant, modern decor
  • Balcony or terrace 
  • Air conditioning and ceiling fan 
  • Bathroom with shower only 
  • Hairdryer 
  • Plasma/LCD Cable TV 
  • Direct dial telephone 
  • Wireless Internet access 
  • Free Safe deposit box  
  • Complimentary mini bar refreshed daily with water, soft drinks and beer
  • Coffee maker 
  • MP3/Radio/Clock 
  • Jacuzzi on the balcony 
  • Special decoration for honeymooners with flowers and towels 
  • Welcome with: fruit basket, sparkling wine bottle and chocolate amenities. (Note arrival time on reservation) 
  • Continental breakfast in the room (one per stay) 
  • Private candle light dinner for two. (one per stay, the location might change) 
  • Couples massage - 30 minutes 
  • Courtesy picture of the couple 
  • Special gift: t-shirt 
  • Late check out (upon availability) 
  • Honeymoon amenities 
  • Turndown service during the stay
  • See All Inclusive section for full Privileged Inclusions
  • Maximum 2 adults

Privileged Superior with Plunge Pool

  • King Size bed or two double beds 
  • Modern decor
  • Terrace and plunge pool
  • Air conditioning and ceiling fan 
  • Bathroom with shower only 
  • Bathrobe and slippers 
  • MP3 Alarm clock  
  • Coffee maker 
  • Iron and ironing board 
  • Plasma/LCD cable TV 
  • Hairdryer and makeup mirror in the bathroom
  • Direct dial telephone 
  • Wireless Internet access 
  • Free Safe deposit box  
  • Complimentary mini bar refreshed daily with water, soft drinks and beer
  • See All Inclusive section for full Privileged Inclusions
  • Maximum 2 adults

Restaurants

El Pajarito

  • Buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • International
  • Dress code is Casual

Tortuga Snack & Grill

  • Buffet for lunch / à la Carte Steakhouse for dinner
  • Grill
  • Dress code is Casual 

Tio Pedro

  • à la Carte for dinner
  • Mexican
  • Dress code is Casual    

Toscana

  •  à la Carte for dinner
  • Italian
  • Dress code is Casual    

Creperie

  • Snacks for breakfast and lunch
  • Crepes

Terrace Tapas Lounge & Bar

  • Exclusive for Privileged guests
  • Breakfast / Tapas for dinner
  • Spanish
  • Casual

Bars

  • Tequila Lobby bar
  • Cat's Disco
  • Bar Maloo Juice bar 
  • Palapa Beach bar

Kids Deal - Under 7 Stay, Play & Eat Free. Pay a special rate including airfare & transfers when sharing a room with an adult.

For the Kids

  • Supervised kid's club for 4-12 years 
  • Kids pool
  • Babysitting available for a fee

Alegria Spa Facilities

  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage treatment rooms
  • Beauty salon

Treatments

  • Massages
  • Facials
  • Body treatments
  • Special rituals for couples

Honeymoon Bonus - To be eligible for the honeymoon package, newlyweds must advise at the time of booking and present their proof of wedding, dated within the last month, upon arrival at the hotel. 

Early Booking Bonus - This hotel may offer early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

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  • Catalonia Playa Maroma
    Riviera Maya,Mexico

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Catalonia Playa Maroma
Carretera Federal #307 Pto Juarez Km 360.250, Playa Maroma, Playa del Carmen 77710 Mexico

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges upon check-in to fulfil.

Hotels do not condone unruly behavior, parties in rooms, excessive noise or any other actions that violate the hotels terms of use. Guests may be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. Escapes.ca cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules.

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