Luxurious, family-friendly five-star resort with lush gardens and pools backed by a white sand beachfrom $171 /night
- Modern, sophisticated rooms tucked between lush tropical gardens
- Outstanding amenities including a spa, fine dining and dive centre
- Stunning surroundings with white sand beach and snorkelling from the shore
- Activities for all guests with wellness services, sports and a kids' club
The Reef Coco Beach strikes the perfect balance between family-friendly fun and five-star luxury with a stunning tropical ambience and lush amenities, just minutes from Playa del Carmen's famous fifth avenue. With this resort as your base, you'll enjoy close access to the Yucatan Peninsula's most spectacular diving and snorkelling sites, perfect for PADI courses and guided excursions of all kinds. Adventurous outings include sports, archaeological sites, limestone caverns and caves, and wildlife-themed tours, bringing visitors right into the action with migratory whale sharks and bull sharks. Relax and unwind in this tranquil retreat, with spacious and modern guest rooms, soothing spa services, fine dining, and all-day activities for the whole family.
About The Reef Coco Beach
The Reef Coco Beach is one of Playa del Carmen's loveliest resorts, boasting a pristine beach and tropical gardens, family-friendly facilities, exciting daily activities, and luxurious amenities - all within walking distance from the city centre. Each guest room includes designer inspired furnishings, a private terrace - ideal for deep relaxation, and all the comforts of home. You'll also have access to a generous pool complex, white sand beach, and fine dining and drinking, sure to satisfy even the most distinguished of guests. In addition, this tropical paradise boasts epic scuba diving and snorkelling right at its doorstep and a wide variety of day trips - with highlights including dense rainforests, Mayan ruins, mighty whale sharks, cenotes, and sports like tennis and golf.
The Reef family of resorts proudly operates throughout Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. This well-established brand focuses on five-star settings, highly personalised customer service, and luxurious creature comforts, including delicious chef-prepared meals, spa and wellness offerings, and fun facilities just for kids. No matter which of their stunning properties you choose to visit, you can expect chic and modern decor, perfectly appointed guest rooms, pristine gardens and grounds, and activities for all - with daily excursions, all-inclusive access to multiple properties, and nightly entertainment!
Explore the resort
This tranquil seaside retreat boasts a sparkling white sand beach, generous pool complex, and facilities to suit travellers of all stripes. Each of the resort's rooms is a private oasis of calm, perfectly secluded amidst pools and tropical gardens, and appointed with all the little extras you'd expect from a five-star boutique hotel. If you have your sights set on adventure, scuba diving, guided snorkelling, sports of all kinds, and regional excursions are easy to arrange via the resort's expert hospitality staff. And, premium rooms come with full access to the facilities at The Reef Playacar.
When you aren't busy exploring Mexico's stunning Yucatan Peninsula, this is the ideal place to relax and unwind. The resort's full-service Yaax Spa offers an indulgent menu of massages and bodywork with peaceful garden treatment rooms and oceanside tents. The Reef Coco Beach also promotes wellness with health-minded detox menus and a full-service gym, plus outdoor activities like golf and tennis just minutes away. Fine dining, top-shelf drinks from the bar, gourmet poolside snacks, and afternoon tea are offered, with nine different restaurants and bars to choose from. And, children aged four through 12 can take advantage of everyday activities, events, and special menus offered through the resort's kids club.
Diving at the Reef Marina
Playa del Carmen is a dream destination for divers of all skill and comfort levels. Whether you're getting scuba certified on holiday or hoping to enjoy the region's laid back reef diving, you're going to love it here! And, The Reef Coco Beach is a perfect jumping-off point for adventure. Advanced and experienced divers won't be disappointed either, thanks to the region's plummeting walls, baited bull shark dives, and underground exploration in the cenotes. Plus, nearby seasonal snorkelling with whale sharks and diving on far-flung reefs throughout the Riviera Maya!
The Reef Marina offers professional scuba services throughout Mexico's Reef family of resorts. This PADI 5-Star centre proudly conducts dive courses from beginner to pro and daily leisure dives, led by passionate and professional teams of instructors and divemasters. Plus, exciting day trips to some of the Yucatan Peninsula's most legendary dive sites and watersports galore! While diving with this well-established company, you'll feel perfectly looked after in the water, with top-notch rental equipment, spacious custom dive boats, and plenty of hands-on guiding. The Reef Marina also offers attractive multi-day dive packages, helping guests experience the region's very best dive sites, all in one trip.
- Head south to Tulum for a chance to explore the ancient world of the Maya with archaeological ruins and cenotes.
- Opt for an all-inclusive package and enjoy access to the facilities at The Reef Playacar.
- Plan at least one day for enjoying the Yaax Spa's sublime services.
- Dive here between November and March for up-close encounters with bull sharks.
Diving in Cozumel and Playa del Carmen
Bull sharkNovember - March
Schooling reef fish
Walls & pinnacles
Caves & caverns
Number of rooms
Official dive center rating
PADI 5-Star Resort
Discover Scuba Diving, Scuba Diver, Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water