El Dorado Seaside Suites by Karisma – All Inclusive
What We Love
- All 282 suites have Jacuzzi tubs for two and romantic outdoor areas
- Dipping into the lazy river right from your Junior Suite
- Located halfway between the late-night scene in Playa del Carmen and off-the-grid vibes in Tulum
- The resort has five bars, three of which you can swim to
What To Know
- All on-site gourmet restaurants adhere to a “casual elegance” dress code
- Although small, the beach is pristine and lined with palm trees
- Pets and children under 18 are not allowed
- Free WiFi
- Handicap Accessible
- Parking On Site
- Room Service
A meandering lazy river, thickets of palm trees, myriad swim-up bars and a lounger-lined beach set the barefoot chic ambiance at this all-suite resort just 25 minutes south of Playa del Carmen. All 282 suites feature marble or Mexican tile floors, a Jacuzzi for two and a private balcony or terrace. Book a Swim-up Jacuzzi Suite so you can slip right into the lazy river that snakes in front of the rooms to the resort’s main pool. Should you want to book Nâay Spa’s signature Beachfront Sky Massage or simply sip on frosty margaritas in a private cabana, a designated beach butler stands at the ready. On the activities menu? Kayaking, snorkeling, beach and water volleyball, yoga, dance lessons and a variety of shows. And when you’ve worked up an appetite, you can choose among six restaurants, including the á la carte Arrecifes, the modern Asian-focused Klay Talay and the wine-centric Mia Casa Italian restaurant.
In the Area
The resort is located just 25 minutes south of the restaurant- and bar-lined streets of downtown Playa del Carmen. Don’t miss the shrimp tacos with the spicy verde sauce at La Floresta (between Constituentes and Juarez streets) on the southbound service road just underneath the Highway 307 bypass. For traditional Mexican, try Carboncitos (4 Norte, between 5th and 10th avenues), where the people-watching is as good as the flank steak burrito and $6 jumbo margaritas. Must-orders at the Italian-owned Piola (Calle 38 between 5th and 1st avenues) include the wood-oven fired pizzas and basil martinis, served in an intimate garden two blocks from the beach. A trip to the Riviera Maya is not complete without seeing the ancient Mayan Ruins of Chichén Itza , the seaside structures of Tulum and the jungle-fringed peaks of Coba. Looking to escape into the wild? Drive 20 minutes through Tulum’s Hotel Zone to the 1.3-million-acre Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve, an UNESCO site flanked by the Caribbean on one side and a turquoise lagoon on the other that’s prime for kayaking and underwater cenote diving. Afterward, watch the sunset with a salty margarita and a bowl of ceviche from casual rooftop spot Cesiak.
How to Get There
I’ve just recently returned from a 10 night stay at the Sensimar & had an amazing stay!
Me & my partner arrived on the 8th, to a wonderful welcome and nice check in. We were driven to our room by buggy. The Bell boy did forget our bags though and we did have to go back to get them. Not a problem though.
Our room was clean and big, and had a jacuzzi in it!
Air Con was fine, you’ll definitely need it!
Lydia our housekeeper was very friendly & very good.
What surprised me the most was the standard of food, I’ve been to quite a few all inclusive hotels where you have your standard buffet restaurants which become tiring.
Well here there is 5 a la carte restaurants & 2 buffet restaurants. And being a Chef the standard is way beyond what I expected. Made the holiday a lot more relaxing.
Had pleasant surprise’s for my birthday & anniversary aswell, bottles of bubbly!
The staff are the incredible polite and friendly, Apolinar on the bar was excellent!
Thank you for a lovely holiday
You really haven't experienced true paradise until you visit this resort. There is nothing about this place that isn't perfection. From the luxury rooms to the outstanding food you will never be disappointed.
We have just returned from 2 weeks at the El Dorado Seaside Suites Sensimar Resort in Riviera Maya.
For the all round package, this is probably the best hotel I have ever stayed at.
The staff are professional. helpful and friendly. Nothing is too much trouble. I never heard a member of staff say 'no', they truly want to please their guests, to ensure that you have a wonderful holiday.
The food was exceptional. Truly delicious, at all the restaurants.
Many thanks to each and every member of staff, too numerous to mention, for making our holiday so wonderful, but especially to the Manager, Oscar, who was above and beyond.
Thank you :)
Had many restaurants to chose from with all kinds of food to choose from. Alll of the workers were so friendly and nice. They always made you their priority and took very good care of me and my wife. The entertainment was very good. I would highly recommend a vacation there!
What an amazing resort! Everyone was extremely helpful. Food was fantastic and service was even better. Our butlers Ivan, Ana and Rosie were amazing and made our stay even better. Will definitely be returning!