Av. Xaman-Ha, Lote Hoteler #2. Playacar
Playa del Carmen, QR
The magnificent Iberostar Quetzal is a very popular All-Inclusive
resort, nestled across 28 acres of lush jungle with a spectacular
beachfront and artistic flair. Literally immersed in vegetation, stone
laid walkways wind through a light forest of trees, with restaurants
on raised platforms peering over lagoons filled with tropical
This hotel operates in conjunction with a second hotel, the Iberostar
Tucan, and the conjoined properties share a host of facilities on a
10-acre spread. A complimentary children's club and plenty of
child-friendly food further sweeten the deal, making this a popular
resort for families. Spring-breakers are discouraged by age-bracket
policies (at least one person age 25 or older is required in each
Quetzal's lobby adheres to a Mexican colonial motif. The hotel shares
six restaurants with the Tucan. The main buffet restaurant, Tulum, has
an exhibition kitchen. The other dining areas include Marimba, which
offers a Continental breakfast alternative and functions as a steak
house and bar in the evening. Hacienda and Cozumel lay forth the
Mexican food, and Gondola does Italian. Guests can choose dinner at
one specialty restaurant for every two nights of eating buffet. Room
service is another option, and four bars (one on the beach, one in the
lobby, one a night club and one in the disco) keep guests happy.
A gigantic thatched palapa rises over the lobby, with statues of Mayan
figures and a pyramid shaped kiosk bar. Covered marble walkways lined
with blue pillars pass beneath Mayan arches, leading to specialty
The Iberostar Quetzal resort is located directly on the fine sandy
beach of Playacar, approximately 30 miles south of the Cancun
International Airport and only minutes away from the town of Playa del
Carmen. This unique hotel offers 350 rooms in individual Bungalow
Surrounded by spacious, tropical gardens, this complex blends
harmoniously into the landscape and features 350 elegant
bungalow-styled guestrooms divided into three-story buildings. The
guest rooms are well-standardized in 10 three-story structures fringed
with thatched eaves. The cool marble floors, brisk air-conditioning,
and cushioned sofas and armchairs make them refreshing respites from
the balmy air, and the bright walls and Mexican artwork give them
character Standard guestroom amenities include air conditioning with
ceiling fan, private bathrooms with shower and hairdryers, private
terrace or balcony, satellite color TV with remote control, mini bar,
direct-dial telephones and in-room safe deposit boxes.
Activities center on the four pools that take up the central part of
the hotel, and the complex holds plenty of palapa shade huts both here
and on the beach to keep guests from frying to a crisp. Besides the
main pool, which has an island whirlpool, guests enjoy an activities
pool, a quiet pool and a children's pool. Three lighted tennis courts
are on the premises, along with sailboards, kayaks and snorkeling gear
at the beach. Indoor and outdoor spa services are available, but at a
cost. A dive shop also operates on-site.
The hotel personnel is already waiting to make you enjoy our
extraordinary world of "All Inclusive" Iberostar. Find specialty
restaurants from many parts of the globe, refined or simple drinks,
domestic or imported. Feel hungry at a very late (or very early) hour?
No problem, there is always something to eat. Experience a great
culinary offer and enjoy endless details. Our daily activities program
offers a variety of social and recreational activities plus nightly
entertainment featuring live music and professional dances.
So whether you are a family, couple, group, or traveling solo, make
the Iberostar Quetzal your next Caribbean vacation destination. This
hotel offers a fine compromise for those who want some of the
back-to-nature allure of the smaller resorts with the closeness to
Playa del Carmen's shopping and social scene.
IBEROSTAR QUETZAL HOTEL FACILITIES back to top
Barber / Beauty Salon
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Physician on Call
Shopping Mall Nearby (0.5 miles)
Number of Pools: 4
Outdoor Pools: 4
There is a lake pool, kids pool, activity pool and adult pool with
swim up bar. The spectacular 36,000sq ft lake pool has a central
island covered with palm trees complete with a Jacuzzi. The adult pool
is in the rocks of a cenote, with a beautiful cascading waterfall.
Playacar Golf Club
Playacar's championship-level golf course was carved right out of the
jungle by the Robert Von Hagge Associates. This 7,202 yard course is
rated 73.1 and has plenty of tee boxes for every level of play. It is
situated next to Playa del Carmen.
Green Fees: $120 (approx)
Cart Fee: Included
Club Rental Fees: $30 TO $40 (APPROX.)
Iberostar guests have special rates at the brand new golf course in
Iberostar Playa Paraiso Resort. The new 18 hole course, designed by
P.B.Dye, is named Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Course.
Number of Courts: 3
Outdoor Courts: 3
Lighted Courts: 3
Court Fee: Complimentary.
Racquet Rental Fees: Complimentary.
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Sunfish Sailing: Complimentary
Scuba: Additional Charge
Paddle Boats: Complimentary
Waterskiing: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Health Club / Spa
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Spa: Additional Charge
Steam Room: Complimentary
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
"Stay At One, Play At All" - Guests staying at the Iberostar Quetzal,
Iberostar Paraiso del Mar or the Iberostar Cozumel have complimentary
daytime exchange privileges at any of these hotels. These exchange
privileges do not include transportation between properties. Consult
your hotel upon arrival for details and restrictions.
The resort is located within walking distance from town of Playa del
Carmen and minutes from the archeological park Xcaret, and right next
to an 18-hole golf course.
IBEROSTAR QUETZAL ROOM TYPES
JUNIOR SUITE RUN OF HOUSE
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds
Air Conditioning, Fan, Balcony or Terrace, Hair Dryer, Telephone,
STANDARD ROOM RUN OF HOUSE
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds
Air Conditioning, Fan, Balcony or Terrace, Hair Dryer, Telephone,
Bedding - 1 king or 2 queens
Occupancy limits - 4 adults, 2 children, 4 total
All rooms include: balcony or terrace, safety deposit box, satellite
television, minibar, air conditioning, ceiling fan, and hair dryer.
The hotel has nonsmoking rooms based on availability.
The hotel has handicapped rooms based on availability.
Rollaway beds are not available
Cribs are available at no additional charge, based upon availability
3:00 p.m. check-in
12:00 p.m. check-out
Minimum check in age is 18 year round
Total Rooms: 350
Year Opened: 1997
Hotel Spring Break Policy
While this hotel strongly discourages spring breakers, it cannot
guarantee a spring-break-free environment.
Cozumel - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, Daily 7 AM to 9:30 PM -
Our international buffet restaurant. Bermuda shorts permitted. Serves
daily breakfast buffet from 7 AM to 10 AM, lunch from 1 PM to 3 PM and
dinner from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM.
La Gondola - Dinner, Daily 6:30 PM to 10 PM - Italian Cuisine
Features a delightful Italian a la carte dinner menu. Elegant dress
code; long trousers mandatory for gentlemen. Two dinner seating's
nightly at 6:30 PM and 8:30 PM. Reservations and proper attire
La Hacienda - Dinner, Daily 6:30 PM to 10 PM - Mexican Cuisine
Visit La Hacienda, our Mexican specialties restaurant featuring a la
carte dining. Elegant dress code; long trousers mandatory for
gentlemen. Two dinner seating's nightly at 6:30 PM and 8:30 PM.
Reservations and proper attire required.
La Marimba - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, Daily 10 AM to 10 PM -
Enjoy casual fare during the day and delicious steaks at night at La
Marimba, our poolside palapa. Bermuda shorts permitted. Serves
continental breakfast from 10 AM to noon, lunch from noon until 4 PM
and snacks from 4 PM to 5 PM. Also features steakhouse grill with two
dinner seating's nightly at 6:30 PM and 8:30 PM. Reservations and
proper attire required.
Uxmal - Lunch and Snacks, Daily 12 PM until 6 PM - Casual Fare
Enjoy a light snack at our lunch buffet from noon until 4 PM and
snacks from 4 PM to 6 PM at our palapa restaurant.
Mascara Nightclub - Cocktails and Drinks, Daily 11 PM to 3 AM -
Join us for a night of dancing at Mascara.
El Paso Bar - Cocktails and Drinks, Daily 11 AM to 12 AM - Domestic
and Imported Drinks
Join us in the lobby bar at Iberostar Quetzal for a variety of
cocktails and drinks. Snacks available after 11:30 PM.
La Plaza Bar - Cocktails and Drinks, Daily 5 PM to 12 AM - Domestic
and Imported Drinks
Enjoy drinks and dancing at La Plaza. Serves drinks from 5 PM to
midnight and our nighttime show begins at 8 PM.
Tikal Bar - Cocktails and Drinks, Daily 11 AM to 12 AM - Domestic and
Join us in the lobby bar for a variety of cocktails and drinks. Snacks
available after 11:30 PM.
Please note the following a la carte restrictions:
Stays from 2 to 4 nights are guaranteed 1 reservation for specialty
Stays from 5 to 6 nights are guaranteed 2 reservations
Stays from 7 to 9 nights are guaranteed 3 reservations
Stays from 10 to 13 nights are guaranteed 4 reservations
Stays from 14 to 20 nights are guaranteed 5 reservations
Stays of more than 21 nights are guaranteed 3 reservations per week
All other dining will be at one of the hotelís buffet restaurants
The Iberostar Quetzal offers the following activities:
Water sports available on premises - Motorized- available on the beach
at an additional charge/Non-motorized - including windsurfing, sailing
Beach, Land & Water Activities
Bike Tours, Olympic Games, Air Rifles, Archery, Volleyball, Dance
Classes, Spanish Classes, Water Basketball, Waterpolo.
The Iberostar Quetzal is situated directly on a 1/8 mile stretch of
white sandy beach. There is a 5- Star SCUBA Diving Center offering
optional dives for certified divers and certification courses for new
divers (there's an extra charge for these services)
There is a lake pool, kids pool, activity pool and adult pool. The
spectacular 36,000 sq ft lake pool has a central island covered with
palm trees complete with a Jacuzzi. The adult pool is in the rocks of
a cenote, with a beautiful cascading waterfall. There is a swim up
NEW GOLF COURSE - IBEROSTAR PLAYA PARAISO GOLF CLUB
Iberostar Hotels and Resorts officially opened the new 18-hole, par 72
Playa Paraiso Golf Club golf course at its Iberostar Paraiso Maya
Resort on the Riviera Maya. The P.B. Dye designed course joins nine
others on the Riviera Maya and Cozumel belonging to the Mexican
Caribbean Golf Association, of which Iberostar is a founding member.
Cost is approximately $120.00 cart included. Lessons are available.
Club Rental fee $40.00.
Swimming pools - 0 indoor, 3 outdoor, 1 children's
Spa Facilities - The Iberostar Quetzal offers the following services
for a nominal fee. Spa, including steam room. Beauty Salon. Massages
Children's Programs and Activities:
- Tucky's Club - offering supervised
activities for children ages 5-16. There are three different clubs
available for children between the ages of 5 and 16 from 10:15 am to
5:00 pm. The Mini-Club is for kids between 5 and 7, the Maxi-Club is
for 8 to 12, and the Teeny Club is for 13 to 16.
Applicable Ages: 4 to 12 years old.
Program Fees: Complimentary.
Babysitting Fee: $10 per hour
Advance Notice for Babysitting: 24 hrs.
Cribs on request only, no charge, based on availability.
Daily Activities & Entertainment
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Nightly Entertainment with Live Band (Horror Show, Mexican Show, Las
Vegas Movie), Theme Parties, Mascara Disco from 11 pm onward.
Complimentary day pass to Iberostar Paraiso del Mar & Iberostar
Cozumel (transfers are not included)