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La Casa de la Playa Receives AAA Five Diamond Designation

La Casa De La Playa Boutique Hotel
Credit: La Casa de la Playa

La Casa de la Playa is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the coveted AAA Five Diamond designation for 2023, recognizing it as offering the ultimate world-class luxury, amenities, and indulgence for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. As it celebrates its two-year anniversary this is the first time this exclusive ultra-luxury adults-only boutique hotel, which stands out as the third hotel project by Xcaret located along the shores of the Mexican Caribbean, has attained this prestigious honor.

“We are honored to receive the acclaimed Five Diamond designation from AAA,” said Alfredo Magaña, General Manager of La Casa de la Playa. “This award reflects the commitment of our team to provide every guest with exceptional hospitality throughout their visit, offering unforgettable Exclusively Your Way experiences and ensuring that every visitor to La Casa de la Playa feels right at home.”

With this recent honor, La Casa de la Playa is part of a select group representing the top tier of the hospitality industry in North America. There are roughly 130 hotels and 60 restaurants on the AAA Five Diamond list. Hotels at this level, less than 1% percent of the more than 23,000 AAA Diamond lodgings, are noted for world-class luxury and upscale amenities for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

“AAA is pleased to recognize La Casa de la Playa with the Five Diamond designation, meaning its unwavering attention to both service and surroundings have placed it in the upper echelon of AAA’s Diamond Program,” said Stacey Barber, executive director, AAA Travel Information & Content. “To maintain the exceptional standards required for this designation daily is an outstanding achievement. Five Diamond hotels and restaurants consistently exceed expectations to provide their guests a highly personalized, memorable experience.”

Nestled deep in the lush jungle and overlooking one of the world’s most iconic beaches, La Casa de la Playa has emerged as a favored retreat for celebrities offering privacy and luxe amenities, all within a backdrop of breathtaking natural beauty, including pristine beaches and enchanting cenotes. With 63 breathtaking ocean-view suites, each attended by a dedicated personal butler, and adorned with spacious terraces complete with hammocks and private plunge pools, the resort features eco-integrated architecture and design, artfully weaving in elements that pay homage to Mexican culture, including handcrafted décor pieces by local artisans.

La Casa de la Playa offers tailor-made experiences designed to revitalize the body, mind and spirit including holistic experiences based on ancestral rituals at the award-winning Muluk Spa, private dinners at a cenote in the jungle; luxury yacht tours to enjoy the Mexican Caribbean; and exclusive 24-hour access to a Cava wine cellar featuring a selection of wines  curated by the Mexican sommelier, Sandra Fernandez; the Chocolateria, a candy boutique by master chocolatier and designer, Mao Montiel; and a Bodega to savor the finest tequilas and mezcals. Luxurious amenities await at every corner, from an ocean-view library where tranquility reigns, all ensuring a truly lavish stay.

Guests can enjoy a selection of Michelin-starred culinary experiences thoughtfully curated by Xcaret’s Culinary Collective comprised of some of Mexico’s most renowned and world-class celebrity chefs who combine traditions from a variety of cultures including Chef Virgilio Martínez, that earned first place on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list, Chef Martha Ortiz, and the Rivera Río brothers. The hotel also offers transportation to and from the airport, ensuring a seamless arrival and departure experience. Guests can also enjoy all the luxury through Exclusively Your Way experiences, such as a romantic dinner on the blue river at Xcaret Park; a behind-the-scenes tour of the world-famous Mexico Espectacular at Xcaret Park’s Gran Tlachco Theater; or an exclusive cavern tour at Xplor Park.

La Casa de la Playa is quickly becoming a favored retreat for celebrities, like Angelina Jolie, Lupita Nyong’o, Alexander Ludwig and Ke Huy Quan, offering privacy and luxe amenities, all within a backdrop of breathtaking natural beauty, including pristine beaches and enchanting cenotes.