Quintana Roo Riviera Maya

Floating Hotels in Mexico, Sleep with the Waves at Your Feet!

These are Mexico’s floating hotels, all in the most sought-after destinations. Check them out!

10-11-2023, 1:03:31 PM Por:

Do you like staying in extraordinary, one-of-a-kind places? Pay attention because these are Quintana Roo’s floating hotels. They can make your stay truly extraordinary on your next getaway. We’ll tell you all about them!

What Is a Floating Hotel?

While Mexico has many varied attractions, its beaches are what draw tourists from around the world. Its beaches on the Caribbean that feature crystal-clear, turquoise water stretching peacefully out as far as the eye can see, like enormous natural swimming pools, are renowned. Many hotels have seized on these bits of Paradise to build—while respecting and protecting the natural surroundings—beautiful facilities on the water or on lagoons. 

Discover these options and get ready to stay at these floating hotels in Mexico on your next trip.

Floating Hotels in Quintana Roo that You Should See

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Photo: Facebook Centro Holístico Akalki

Centro Holístico Akalki

Enjoy Bacalar lagoon like nowhere else. This boutique hotel immediately presents views of the seven-colored lagoon, one of the main attractions of this Magical Town in Quintana RooAkalki—which means freshwater lagoon, source of life-giving energy—aims to reconnect humans with nature, and what a way to do it!

This hotel is ideal for those who are into yoga and meditation or want to get a practice started because not only is it the perfect place to do them, Akalki also has spaces and activities to foster these disciplines. It is also just the spot for changing up your routine, stretching out on a lounger or at the edge of your balcony to feel the water at your toes. Who couldn’t press re-set in a setting like this?

Where: Kilometer 12.5 on federal road 307, BacalarQuintana Roo.

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Photo: Facebook Centro Holístico Akalki

Palafitos in El Dorado Maroma

The exclusive and lovely El Dorado Maroma in the Riviera Maya is a very comprehensive hotel complex. Among its options is Palafitos Overwater Bungalows, stilt houses that float above the Caribbean Sea, letting you enjoy your surroundings to the utmost.

Imagine waking up, seeing the waves under your feet through the bungalow’s glass floor, and then taking a dip in the ocean at the facility’s beach, available only to the 30 cabins. Feel and revel in the water without delay. This hotel on Playa Maroma beach is the most exclusive.

It is important to note that this place is only for adults—ideal for couples. It is clearly a very romantic destination, making for an experience couples will love!

Where: Kilometer 55.3 on the Cancún-Tulum road, Playa del CarmenQuintana Roo.

Palafitos Overwater Bungalows
Photo: Karisma Hotels & Resorts

Rosewood Mayakoba

One of Mexico’s most exclusive resorts capitalized on its prime location to present its Lagoons Suites as one of its options. It is, of course, standing above the lagoon. Rosewood Mayakoba features contemporary design with views over Mayakoba’s winding lagoons bordered by a lush mangrove forest on one side and the Caribbean Sea on the other.

There are 129 suites and exclusive private residences in all. This resort offers an immersive experience in a striking tropical setting. Each suite features sweeping views, enormous terraces, and comfortable furnishings created by Mexican craftspeople. This is an oasis of comfort and serenity, with subtle touches reflecting the region’s Mayan heritage.

Where: Kilometer 298 on the Cancún-Playa del Carmen road, Playa del CarmenQuintana Roo.

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Photo: Rosewood Mayakoba

Banyan Tree Mayakoba

The breezes of the Caribbean Sea that caress Banyan Tree Mayakoba make it an enchanting respite. With Asian-inspired design, this luxurious resort in the heart of the Riviera Maya lets guests enter the world of dense mangrove forests and virgin coastlines.

Here, each villa has a private pool, but its greatest allure is the views and lagoon access. Lagoon & Sunset Rooftop Pool Villa is set on the lagoon, just steps from the beach. It has a two-story design, and its atmosphere makes it comfortable and romantic, perfect for soaking up the sunset.

Where: Kilometer 298 on the federal road between Chetumal-Puerto Juárez, Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo.

banyan tree mayakoba es uno de los hoteles flotantes en méxico

Are you ready to get away? Plan your visit now to these floating hotels in Mexico and discover Quintana Roo’s vibrant paradise.