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Palafitos Overwater Bungalows

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  • Carr. Cancún - Tulum Km 55.3 77100, Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico
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Palafitos Overwater Bungalows is a luxury boutique hotel in Mexico, located on the Caribbean coast of the Riviera Maya. The Palafitos offers its guests a unique and exclusive experience, as it is an accommodation consisting exclusively of overwater bungalows.


Luxury holidays over Mexico's turquoise sea

The 30 spacious bungalows are all built on stilts over the crystal clear waters, offering breathtaking views of the turquoise sea and surrounding mangrove forests. Each bungalow is equipped with luxurious amenities such as private decks with lounge chairs and hammocks, outdoor showers and Jacuzzis.

The El Dorado Maroma Hotel, where the Palafitos Overwater Bungalows are located, offers guests a variety of amenities and activities. These include an exclusive restaurant with an extensive menu, a bar, an infinity pool and a gym. A wide range of spa treatments and massages based on traditional Mayan healing methods are offered at the hotel's spa.

Activities include kayaking, paddle boarding, snorkelling, scuba diving and fishing. Excursions to the nearby ruins of Tulum or the stunning Cenotes are also available. This is an adult hotel for couples and honeymooners. It offers an intimate and romantic atmosphere for a relaxing holiday. First class service and personal attention will make your stay unforgettable.

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  • Monday - Thursday

    9 am - 6 pm (CET)

  • Friday

    No Service

  • Saturday - Sunday

    We're closed

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Mexico's first and only Overwater Bungalows

  • Gourmet meals and specialties
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Butler service
  • Glass floors in the bungalows
  • Private infinity pool in the bungalows
  • Exclusive beach beds
  • Gourmet in-room snacks
  • Full breakfast served daily in the bungalow
  • Free internet
  • Picnic service on the beach
  • Preferred reservations at El Dorado Maroma restaurants
  • Beach and pool butler service
  • Private beach area
  • Overwater Bungalow

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      max. 2 Adults

    All Inclusive
    These exquisitely designed and privileged suites offer very intimate accommodation where you can enjoy endless ocean views. Each overwater bungalow has a private infinity pool and a comfortable oversized terrace with luxurious furniture. These suites have direct access to the ocean, a magnificent outdoor shower "Aguas del Amor", a romantic whirlpool for two to relax in and a glass floor. Terrace size: 19.63 m²

    All rooms have the following equipment and services

    • Aromatherapy shower
    • Outdoor shower
    • Bathroom with shower
    • Ceiling fan
    • Direct ladder access to the sea
    • Espresso machine
    • Television
    • Glass floor
    • Well stocked mini bar
    • High quality cotton bedding
    • High quality spirits and snacks
    • King size bed
    • Air conditioning
    • Comfortable living area
    • Make-up mirror
    • Furnished terrace
    • Nespresso coffee machine
    • Personal snorkeling equipment
    • Private infinity pool
    • Clock radio
    • Safe with inside socket
    • Tea making facilities
    • Touch screen phone
    • Toiletries
    • Jacuzzi

Icon Hotel facilities and ServicesHotel facilities & Services


  • 5 Sterne Strandhotel
  • 30 Overwater-Bungalows in 4 Kategorien
  • All-inclusive Gourmetverpflegung
  • Nur für Erwachsene ab 18 Jahren
  • Das Personal spricht Englisch
  • Raucherhotel (Rauchen ist nur in den dafür vorgesehenen Bereich/en erlaubt)

Hotel facilities

  • 7 Restaurants und 2 Bars inkl. 2 Swim-up Bars
  • Privater Sandstrand
  • 3 Swimmingpools
  • Schalter für Touren
  • Fitnesscenter
  • Tabakshop ($)
  • Juweliershop ($)


  • Gourmetmahlzeiten und kulinarische Aktivitäten
  • Ein Glas Sekt zur Begrüßung
  • Alkoholische und alkoholfreie Getränke
  • Minibar, täglich aufgefüllt (Softgetränke Wasser und Bier)
  • Zimmerservice 24 Std. (Einschränkungen gelten an Regentagen)
  • Eine Auswahl an Hausweinen
  • Mezcalverkostung
  • Frischer Hummer ($)
  • Romantisches Abendessen am Strand ($)
  • Internationale Weinauswahl ($)
  • Coffee Shop (mit Starbucks® Kaffee) ($)

Guest Service

  • Full-Service Concierge
  • Arzt auf Abruf (24 Std. verfügbar) ($)
  • Strand- und Pool Butler Service
  • Strandtaschen zur Nutzung während des Aufenthaltes
  • Kostenlose internationale Anrufe
  • Wäscheservice ($)
  • Geldwechselservice ($)
  • Autovermietung ($)
  • Spezielle Hochzeits-, Flitterwochen- und Jubiläumspakete ($)

Icon free Wi-FiWi-Fi / Internet

Wi-Fi is available free of charge throughout the resort

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Persons with reduced mobility

The resort is no suitable for people with reduced mobility.

Spa and wellness offers

  • 2 Spas mit verschiedenen Behandlungen($)
  • Verschiedene Massagen ($)
  • Strandmassage ($)
  • Paarmassagen ($)
  • Sauna ($)
  • Dampfbad ($)
  • Friseur ($)
  • Schönheitssalon ($)
  • Make-up Service ($)
  • Maniküre, Pediküre ($)
  • Einrichtungen für die Hydrotherapie ($)

Sport & Leisure activities

  • Hochseefischen (nebenan bei Marina Adventures) ($)
  • Tauchausflüge, Tauchzertifikate, Leihausrüstung (nebenan bei Marina Adventures) ($)
  • Motorisierter Wassersport (nebenan bei Marina Adventures) ($)
  • Nicht motorisierter Wassersport wie Kajakfahren und Paddelboard
  • Boccia
  • Strandvolleyball
  • Wasservolleyball
  • Aqua Fitness
  • Yoga
  • Wasseraerobic
  • Shuffle Board
  • Einkaufstouren nach Playa del Carmen (begrenzte Plätze)
  • Kochkurse
  • Spanischunterricht
  • Bingo
  • Lateinamerikanische Tanzstunden


  • Unterhaltung mit Karaoke, Livemusik, Shows

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Icon Check-in / Check-outArrival & Departure

  • Check-in

    from 15 am

  • Check-out

    till 12 pm

Absolutely required at check-in: credit card for security deposit

Minimum stay

Minimum stay all year = 5 nights

Special prices may require a different minimum stay!

Icon: LocationLocation

The Overwater Bungalows are located on Maroma Beach on the Riviera Maya. Maroma Beach is considered one of the best beaches in the world. The resort is located 40 minutes south of Cancun Airport, 10 minutes north of Playa del Carmen and 15 minutes from Playacar Golf Club.

Hotel Transfer

Private hotel transfer from Cancun airport (CUN) = 75 €, both routes. Max. 2 persons incl. 2 suitcases and hand luggage.

Distances to attractions (by car)

Cirque du Soleil JOYÀ = 7 min by car
Coba, Mayan archaeological site= 1 hr 35 min by car
Xcaret theme park= 30 min by car

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