An authentic Mexican taste sensation

Setting the bar high for Playa del Carmen restaurants, we boast some of the finest dining in Cancun. Pull up a seat at beachside El Restaurante, ambient El Sol or bustling Freddy’s bar and anticipate a fiesta of flavors served up Mexican style. For full culinary immersion, join us for a cookery class or banquet of traditional botanas.

El Restaurante

El Restaurante

Enjoy home-style Mexican hospitality with sparkling sea views at any time of day. Breakfast on fresh tropical fruit, handmade tortillas, our special hot chocolate and more. Lunch beneath the shade of palms on exquisite dishes that evoke the Mexican coasts.

A particular treat, El Restaurante tempts you back for a candlelit evening feast beneath the stars.

Opening times:
Breakfast: 7–11am
Lunch: 11:30am–5pm
Dinner: 6–10:30pm

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El Restaurante

El Restaurante

Enjoy home-style Mexican hospitality with sparkling sea views at any time of day. Breakfast on fresh tropical fruit, handmade tortillas, our special hot chocolate and more. Lunch beneath the shade of palms on exquisite dishes that evoke the Mexican coasts.

A particular treat, El Restaurante tempts you back for a candlelit evening feast beneath the stars.

Opening times:
Breakfast: 7–11am
Lunch: 11:30am–5pm
Dinner: 6–10:30pm

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El Restaurante

El Restaurante

Enjoy home-style Mexican hospitality with sparkling sea views at any time of day. Breakfast on fresh tropical fruit, handmade tortillas, our special hot chocolate and more. Lunch beneath the shade of palms on exquisite dishes that evoke the Mexican coasts.

A particular treat, El Restaurante tempts you back for a candlelit evening feast beneath the stars.

Opening times:
Breakfast: 7–11am
Lunch: 11:30am–5pm
Dinner: 6–10:30pm

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El Sol

El Sol

The vision of executive chef Gabriel Kolofon, step into El Sol for contemporary Mexican cuisine in a stylish, rustic setting. The menu is an imaginative marvel, with a focus on the provenance of each ingredient.

To accompany your feast, pick out a wine from our award-winning cellar, brimming with new-generation Mexican labels and international treasures.

Opening times:
Dinner served daily from 7 to 11pm

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Tia Dalia
Tia Dalia

Guests love our strong Mayan flavors—which is good, Mexican culture is all about food.

Dalia has worked at the resort for 19 years now. We call her La Tia—the auntie. She greets guests every morning for breakfast and prepares their traditional corn tortillas and quesadillas by hand. A true Mexican start to the day.

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Freddy's

Freddy's

Guests and non-residents alike gravitate to this idyllic beachside spot, finding a warm welcome from Freddy himself.

He’ll guide you through a stunning cocktail menu that evokes the vibrant spirit of the Riviera Maya. There are also a selection of delicious dishes and snacks to be enjoyed in a casual, relaxed setting.

Open daily: 9am–11pm

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Dining Experiences

Learn how to balance traditional flavors with a lively cookery class, dine on seafood in the balmy ocean breeze or join us for a truly authentic feast. Our exclusive dining experiences take you beyond the Riviera Maya restaurant scene and into the real heart of Mexico.

Learn the secrets of traditional Mexican gastronomy from our Executive Chef. We’ll give you insider tips and let you in on local secrets to finesse your culinary repertoire while discussing the importance of key ingredients.

Available every Tuesday at 2pm in La Cantina

Treat your special someone to an unforgettable intimate dinner, between the moonlit sea and the enigmatic jungle. Dine on one of the most beautiful and romantic beaches in the world. Or gaze across the waves from our Observation Tower.

Take a seat at a table for two, illuminated by candlelight, and feast on a menu specially created for you.

Celebrate the vibrancy and splendor of Mexican cuisine. Savor a selection of sensational local dishes, accompanied by refreshingly classic margaritas and a captivating atmosphere.

The dinner takes place every Thursday at 6:30pm at El Restaurante

Head to the iconic Freddy’s Bar and learn how to mix up a storm with a private cocktail lesson. Our expert bartenders will share their mixology secrets as you match your cocktail with the best Mexican botanas.

Lessons are available every Sunday, beginning at 4pm.

Head down to the golden sands of our beach and prepare for an unforgettable culinary occasion. Celebrate K’aá'k, the Mayan word for fire, with a sumptuous barbecue among flaming torches. Feast on fresh fish and succulent grilled meats served with delicious salads, garnishes and desserts.

Available every Saturday at 6:30pm

Join our chef every Sunday for an unforgettable culinary experience. Drawing inspiration from the day’s freshest produce, he will create a stunning seven-course menu. Take the unique opportunity to discuss the history and significance of each ingredient as they’re served privately at your table. We’ll also be on hand to provide you with the finest Mexican wine recommendations.

Advanced reservations are recommended

Much like a refined whisky, wine or cognac, each cigar offers a unique sensory experience. At Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa you’ll find a sensational collection of cigars, and we’ll be more than happy to help you learn more about them.

Discover the fascinating nuances as you touch, taste and smell our selection. Available every Monday at 4pm in El Sol.

Experience the key flavours and traditions of Mexico in a truly authentic setting. Sample a selection of the world's greatest and most renowned mezcals. They pair wonderfully with accompanying ceviches and tlayudas.

Tastings are held on Thursdays at 4pm.

Our ‘Noches de Cantina’ offers guests a truly authentic culinary experience. Join fellow guests around the large wooden table and feast on a selection of traditional Botanas—home-style local cuisine. Each dish is paired with the region’s finest homemade beers, tequila and mescal, as one of our resident experts talks about Mexico’s history, culture and culinary heritage.

Available every Wednesday at 7pm

Treat yourself to a classic experience in an unforgettable setting. Let our expert sommelier guide you through an enticing selection of wines. Each variety is expertly paired with delicious tapas.

After your tasting, the fun continues with a private tour of our award-winning wine cellar. Available every Friday at 4pm in El Sol.

The national drink of Mexico, embark on a journey of discovery and find out more about the significance of tequila. Learn about the fascinating art of tequila-making, as our expert bartender charts the history and traditions that lie behind this legendary spirit.

The 40-minute presentation is held every Saturday at 4pm in El Sol

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Cooking Lessons

Learn the secrets of traditional Mexican gastronomy from our Executive Chef.

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Private Dining

Treat your special someone to an unforgettable intimate dinner, between the moonlit sea and the enigmatic jungle.

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Mexican Fiesta

Celebrate the vibrancy and splendor of Mexican cuisine.

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Cocktail Lessons

Head to the iconic Freddy’s Bar and learn how to mix up a storm with a private cocktail lesson.

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K’aá’k Night

Head down to the golden sands of our beach and prepare for an unforgettable culinary occasion.

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Chef's Table

Join our chef every Sunday for an unforgettable culinary experience.

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Cigar Tasting

Much like a refined whisky, wine or cognac, each cigar offers a unique sensory experience.

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Mezcal Tasting

Experience the key flavours and traditions of Mexico in a truly authentic setting.

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Noches de Cantina

Our ‘Noches de Cantina’ offers guests a truly authentic culinary experience.

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Wine Tour

Let our expert sommelier guide you through an enticing selection of wines.

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Tequila Tasting

Learn about the fascinating art of tequila-making, as our expert bartender charts the history and traditions that lie behind this legendary spirit.

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The Dining Plan Package

Culinary Delights

The Dining Plan Package

Enjoy authentic Mexican cuisine that celebrates the flavor and traditions of the region with a modern twist.

  • Welcome drink
  • Daily à la carte breakfast
  • Daily à la carte three-course lunch and dinner
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