The magnificent yet intimate Al
Cielo boutique hotel is located on secluded Xpu-Ha Beach,just 20 minutes north
of Tulum and 20 minutes south of Playa del Carmen in Mexico's stunning Riviera
Maya. Frommer's just named Al Cielo first of the top ten beachfront
destinations in the entire world,thanks to the totally unique,rustic,yet
luxurious experience it offers travelers,as well as its incredible value and
truly oceanside location.
Much more intimate than many of
the larger resorts that are found throughout the Mexican Caribbean,Al Cielo
has only four stunning rooms,named “Earth,” “Air,” “Fire,” and “Water.”
Air-conditioned and outfitted with their own private terraces,each room boasts
a king-sized bed,colorful hammocks and is situated only a few steps from the
sand and sea. In addition to the individual rooms,the Al Cielo resort also
boasts a private villa,dubbed the “Villa Atardecer,” or Sunset Villa,that can
accommodate families or groups of up to five people.
Al Cielo hotel was built using
local hardwoods and other materials and was conceived to represent the four
elements that make any visit to the Riviera Maya a memorable one. The hotel
offers guests access to massage and a variety of local tours and activities,as
well as individual attention from staff that can only be found in such an
The restaurant at Al Cielo is a
favorite among guests and locals alike,serving up fresh seafood,along with
local and international fare in a fine dining experience and incredible
setting. Be sure to make reservations,as tables fill up quickly. In addition,
the Al Cielo events planner is always happy to help guests create a
personalized experience,whether it is a destination wedding,rehearsal dinner,
birthday bash or just a fabulous getaway for family and friends.
Selfishly,we don’t love the fact that our favorite spot just made first
page Frommer’s news,but it is very well deserved. We always bring our friends,family and clients to Al Cielo
to enjoy a gorgeous day on one of the most breathtaking beaches,as well as
truly impeccable food,drinks and service. Some of our favorite dishes are the goat cheese stuffed
peppers,crab salad,seared tuna,and of course try the whole salted fish. But the whole menu is truly amazing,so
you cannot go wrong with any choice.