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KM 95 Carretera Cancun - Tulum  
Kantenah, Riviera Maya, QR 77710

4.5 of 5 stars TripAdvisor Traveler Rating Based on 13927 reviews
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Located in Kantenah Bay Riviera Maya AAA has bestowed El Dorado Seaside Palms by Karisma with their coveted Four-Diamond award and named it one of the most romantic resorts in the world. The Palms is the El Dorado Seaside’s original section, it is a romantic world surrounded by crystal blue waters, walkways, winds their way through lush gardens; hammocks are tucked away amid coconut palms. Just minutes away, there are opportunities to discover one of the largest reefs in the Riviera Maya,archeological destinations as well as Eco Parks, natural Cenotes, sandy beaches,and Mayan culture; 90 mins from Cancun International Airport and only a short drive away from Playa del Carmen and Tulum.

Location: Cancun International Airport (CUN) : 53 miles
  • Important Note: The beach in front of the hotel is a natural coral reef and is great for snorkeling. There is a modest section of beach that is suited for swimming and other water activities.
  • Important Information For Our Guests: Please be aware that due to changing weather and ocean conditions, beach shapes and characteristics may vary.
  • The Municipality of Solidaridad will be charging an Eco Tax of 30.00 Mexico Pesos (approx. $1.60 USD) per room per night. This amount is not included in your vacation price and will be collected at your hotel. These funds are being used to protect, maintain and conserve the natural beauty of the destination, the area and its surroundings. This fee is subject to change at any time without notice by the hotel.
† Fees may apply
  • Exercise gym†
  • Spa†
  • Tennis court†
  • Water sports†
† Fees may apply

Junior Suite

Bedding: 1 king-size bed or double beds.

Occupancy : 3 Adults.

These suites offer contemporary furnishing, a luxurious dream bed and a separate sitting area providing ultimate comfort. Our garden view suites feature their own private balcony under shady palm trees and a lovely pool view.  Located on the first and second floor with either one king-size bed or double beds.

Luxury Junior Suite

Bedding: 1 King bed

Occupancy limits: 2 adults

These charming decorated suites combine classic décor with contemporary fittings, is well proportioned with naturally lit interiors and a separate living room area, our striking suites offer an amazing view of the lush gardens and coconut palm trees, all featuring king-sized beds on ground floor and first floor.

Swim Up Junior Suite

Bedding: 1 King bed

Occupancy limits: 2 adults

Set against the vibrant colors of the resort’s well-manicured gardens; enjoy luxury accommodations against the backdrop of your own private furnished terrace with direct access into a lazy river that flows in front of the suite leading to a pool and swim-up bar. All featuring king-size beds on the ground floor.

Beachfront Junior Suite

Bedding: 1 King bed

Occupancy limits: 2 adults

Located in the midst of luxurious gardens, are an oasis of beautiful interior furnishings complemented with soft décor and style with vivid colors of the Caribbean; all of our suites are located a few steps from the beach, all featuring king-size beds on ground floor and first floor.

Premium Junior Suite

Bedding: 1 King bed

Occupancy limits: 2 adults

Comfort is stitched into the very fiber of these suites with a spacious design, a cozy sitting area, plush bedding, and fine toiletries for your bath or bathtub. These peaceful and modern suites have an inspiring view of the green lush or pool, all featuring king sized beds on the second floor to the fourth floor.  Exclusive access to a private pool area for Premium guests with beach beds and pool butler service.

Premium Ocean View Junior Suite

Bedding: 1 King bed or 2 twin beds

Occupancy : 3 Adults.

Situated on the upper floors of the Premium building, these spacious suites offer a private step-out balcony, perfect to meditate and enjoy every Caribbean sunrise.  Complementing the view is the delightful décor of these suites with sophisticated yet warm colors creating a serene setting with a spacious design, a cozy sitting area, plush bedding, and fine toiletries for the bath or Whirlpool Bath.  Featuring king-size bed or twin beds with spacious bathroom, located on the fifth or sixth floor.  Exclusive access to a private pool area for Premium guests with beach beds and pool butler service.

Premium Swim Up Junior Suite

Bedding: 1 King bed

Occupancy limits: 2 adults

These suites offer romance and intimacy where guests can step right into an exclusive pool that flows in front of a swim-up bar and lounge area. It offers an oversize terrace, a spacious design, a cozy sitting area, plush bedding, and fine toiletries for the bath or bathtub, all featuring king-sized beds on the first floor.  Exclusive access to a private pool area for Premium guests with beach beds and pool butler service.

Royal Suite

Bedding: 1 King bed

Occupancy limits: 2 adults

Our Suite offers romance and intimacy, along with many comforts and amenities. 

Royal Swim Up Suite

Bedding: 1 King bed

Occupancy limits: 2 adults

Guests can step right into a lazy river or a pool that flows in front of their suite.  It offers you romance and intimacy along with a big terrace, a day bed and two chairs to enjoy our Caribbean weather.

Presidential Studio

Bedding: 1 King bed

Occupancy limits: 2 adults

The romantically designed Presidential Studio located in either building 34 or the Premium Section (location may not be guaranteed) features a master bedroom, living room.

† Fees may apply

Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Beach Barbecue

Located in the middle of the beach offering a different theme of Gourmet delights every day such as Paella, hamburgers & hotdogs, chicken, and shrimp skewers, and more. Guests can dine seated on the wooden picnic style benches whilst soaking up the Caribbean rays and receiving an impressive view of the ocean.  A great variety of international cocktails and drinks are available.


Enjoy a perfect world of tastes, sights, and smells to delight the senses from our extensive à la carte menu for breakfast, lunch, or dinner; each preparation is full of flavor and creativity.  Join us for pre-dinner drinks with our wide selection of shaken Margaritas.

Culinarium Restaurant

Latin Fusion Cuisine.
Breakfast and lunch a la carte.
Open for dinner a la carte from 5:30 pm to 10:00pm.  Margaritas menu available

To enhance your dining experience our restaurant dress code is strictly enforced for dinner. No T-shirts, tank-tops, shorts, Bermudas, tennis shoes or beach sandals

All restaurants are non smoking.

Driftwood Gourmet

To satisfy any cravings this oceanfront restaurant offers a variety of mouthwatering sandwiches, veggie dips and delectable healthy salads as well as daily Paella. This sea front restaurant is a vibrant celebration of food, energy, and music and beach life. Refreshing and unpretentious, the outdoor BBQ offers succulent burgers for those who want to maximize their time in the sun. Driftwood is located next to the main pool in front of the beach.

Garcitas Swim Up Bar

Located in the Premium Section, will pamper you with delicious gourmet bites

Gourmet Pub

An array of  creative  dishes  inspired  from  all  over  the world  including  Shepherd’s  pie,  Fish  &  Chips,  Beef Meatballs, Baked Rice Pudding,  in fine quality presentations invite you to  enjoy  and  share  a  wide selection of food  in a  wonderful rustic, relaxed environment.  This urban restaurant is an absolute can’t miss!

Klay Talay Restaurant

Blends a variety of Asian styles into a fine fusion of Oriental cuisine. Open for dinner only.

Reservation required.

La Carreta

Mexican a la carte specialties. Open for dinner


The style is rustic. The space is inviting. The drink is Mezcal. Named after one of Mexico’s favorite liquors, Mezcalito is located in the main lobby, and welcomes you with an assortment of high-quality liquors, as well as virgin cocktails.

Mia Casa

Contemporary Italian Cuisine.
Open for dinner a la carte from 5:30 pm to 10:00pm. Air conditioned.


Wood-fired oven pizzas served to order, along with a selection of Angus burgers, burritos, fresh salads, ice cream and other light snacks.

Seaside Market

Guests can choose from a welcoming, lavish food display featuring cooking stations for breakfast. Preparations range from imaginative salads, mouthwatering main dishes, irresistible home-baked bread, and patisserie to satisfy every palate. This restaurant offers a journey through the world's different cuisines with an environment that reflects the passion of the chef. Located at main lobby.

Swim-up Oceanfront Bar

Serving a wide array of virgin cocktails, fresh fruit infused water, ice-cold beers and full Gourmet Inclusive® premium drinks. Craving a drink while lounging? Don’t lift a finger – our poolside waiters are ready to serve your favorite drink. Located at the main pool in front of the beach.

Various Lounges/Bars

Bar with swings. Located next to Los Arrecifes serving your favorite cocktails with tropical music under a traditional palapa.

Swim up bar. Lively pool bar to enjoy all kinds of drinks.

Bar with swings. Located at the relaxing pool.

Seaside lounge offering live music and views of the sea.

Located in the infinity section.

Swim-Up Bar pool bar to enjoy all kinds of drinks.

Swim-Up Bar and lounge in the heart of the hotel. Enjoy all kinds of drinks.

Indoor bar at the Mexican Restaurant. Wide selection of tequilas

This margaritas bar features a great selection of flavored margaritas and cocktails, located inside Culinarium restaurant.


Enjoy your favorite drink and the service of our poolside waiters. Located in the Driftwood BBQ Corner.

  • Direct access to a beach
  • Fitness center on-site
  • Non-Motorized Water Sports

    Kayaks - Paddle out past the sandbar and float along with current as you look back at the stunning landscape. Explore every inch of the coastline. From the reef to the deeper, dark turquoise waters.

    Snorkeling gear is also available to guests.

  • Pool

    El Dorado Seaside Suites sits on a ribbon of soft, white sand directly on the Caribbean Sea. But sometimes, you just want to soak up the sun poolside. That’s why the resort boasts four freshwater swimming pools, with convenient swim-up bars.

    - Cotorros*
    - Arrecifes 
    - Colibri** 
    - Gaviotas** 

    *Features a Jacuzzi
    **Features a lazy river

    Also featuring an additional pool in the infinity section, with a Swim Up Ocean Front Bar.

  • Sauna
  • Scuba diving†
  • Spa†

    Náay Spa is inspired by Mayan and worldwide traditions, philosophies, and modern techniques. Offering signature spa treatments including massages and facials.

  • Tennis court

    Hard surface tennis court, rackets and balls provided free of charge at the front desk.

  • Volleyball
    Head down to the beach for a friendly game of beach volleyball. Perfect your serve in the soft sand while working up a sweat. Then take a plunge in the ocean to cool off
† Fees may apply


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