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Iberostar Paraiso del Mar

Resort Rating: 5 Golden



Location: Riviera Maya



Meal Plan: All Inclusive



Resort Opened: 2000



Last Renovated: N/A 



Size: 386 rooms & suites, 3 floors

































Resort Title

Resort Aerial ViewVisit Iberostar Paraiso del Mar, and discover a true paradise by the sea! Enclosed by a vast expanse of lush, verdant gardens, you'll be stricken with wonder at the dazzling beauty of the surrounding natural terrain. This luxurious resort is in perfect harmony with the environment, creating an Eden-like escape for those in search of a complete tropical holiday.


Special Inclusions

Iberostar Paraiso del Mar Special Features just for booking with GoAwayTravel.com!

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"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.

Honeymooners - Honeymooners will receive a fruit basket and two Just Married t-shirts. Reservations must be commented at time of booking and proof of marriage may be required at check in. Valid for bookings made March 14, 2003 and beyond for travel June 1, 2003 - August 31, 2003.



Iberostar Paraiso del Mar is located 15 minutes north of Playa del Carmen. You'll find yourself face to face with a glorious, 3/4-mile stretch of white sandy beach, perfect for exploring the transparent waters of the beautiful Caribbean. The magnificent pool area is almost beyond belief, integrating various other pools into an incredible river setting, weaving throughout the contours of the resort like a natural, tropical lagoon. Explore an array of top-quality dining options at a choice of six delicious restaurants, and relax within the comfort of elegantly appointed rooms. 386 air-conditioned rooms and suites.

Iberostar Paraiso del Mar is a luxurious All-Inclusive resort consisting of eleven 3-story bungalows in perfect harmony with the surrounding environment. Bungalows are surrounded by 35 acres of lush tropical gardens, each room has a balcony or terrace.


All Inclusive Inclusions

  • All meals - Buffet and a la carte
  • Imported and domestic beverages
  • Entertainment
  • Non-motorized watersports
  • Daily activities, aerobics, dance lessons, water polo, beach volleyball, basketball.
  • Transportation: hotel - Playacar - hotel
  • Room service - limited hours
  • Taxes and Gratuities






  • Babysitting services - additional fees apply
  • Baggage check
  • Beach - public
  • Business center
  • Car rental desk
  • Computer/Internet Access
  • Courtesy room
  • Entertainment
  • Gift shop
  • Handicap accessible
  • Handicap equipped
  • Health club facilities & Spa - Facials, manicures & pedicures are available for a nominal fee.
  • Hot tub
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry facilities - additional fees apply
  • Lounges/Bars - 9
  • Refrigerators - mini-bars are available
  • Restaurants on premises - 6
  • Room service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Steam room



Beach, Land & Water Activities

Pools & GardensThe Iberostar Paraiso del Mar resort is situated on a 3/4 mile stretch of fine, white sandy beach along the transparent waters of the beautiful Caribbean. Enjoy a non-motorized watersport, relax in the comfort of a sun lounger, or visit the 5-star PADI SSI Dive Center.

The impressive fantasy pool integrates various other pools into a large river setting. There is an open-air jacuzzi, a swim up bar, a scuba clinic, a separate children's pool, sun loungers, sun terrace... everything you need for a truly complete holiday.


ActivitiesThe Iberostar Paraiso del Mar offers the following activities:  Aerobics, exercise facilities, table tennis, volleyball, water polo. Three tennis courts with flood light, catamaran-sailing, windsurfing. Diving taster courses in the pool, bicycle excursions, rifle shooting and archery.

Water sports 1 hour each per day. An extra charge is payable for motorized water sports.

Miniclub (ages 4 - 12) during the day.

Daytime Tour Visits to the Crocodilarium, Dance classes, Spanish lessons, Volleyball, Basketball, Football, Olympic Games, Aerobics.


Other Entertainment

EntertainmentIberostar Paraiso del Mar offers nightly entertainment with a live band and professional dancers, Weekly Theme Parties, Theater Bar and Night Club.

The following services are not included in the All-Inclusive plan, and are payable directly to hotel. Please consult the hotel upon arrival for more details.

  • Scuba Diving Center
  • Spa services
  • 24 hour doctor on call
  • Shopping facilities



The Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club - South of Puerto Morelos, is a P.B. Dye-designed, 6,712 yard 18-hole course. Situated across from the Iberostar Paraiso Maya resort. Discover world class golf in the Riviera Maya. The design incorporates the native Mayan jungle and dramatic vertical movement. Narrow fairways, undulating greens and deep bunkers will challenge your game from start to finish.

Prepare for a challenge and enjoy the views. Facilities include lighted driving range and putting green as well as showers and lockers for both men and women. A full service pro shop offers the latest in golf merchandise. High quality rental equipment Titleist, Mizuno and Nike is available. 

Dress Code: proper golf attire


Rating: 72.4/69.7/67.4/67.7

Spike Policy: soft only


Bar: yes

GPS tracking: no


Bunkers: yes

Lessons: yes


Conference Facilities: yes

Yardage: 6641/6133/5652/4680 yds


Golf Carts: yes

Club House: yes


Banquet Facilities: yes

Yardage Markers: sprinklers


Pull Carts: no

Pro Shop: yes


Water Holes: yes

Slope: 136/130/121/120


Showers: yes

Restaurant: yes


Caddies: no

Lockers: yes


Five-somes Policy: no

Rider Fee: $30


Walking Allowed: no

Practice Green: yes


Greens: Paspalum

Driving Range: yes


Fairways: Paspalum

Club Rental: $40 Nike/Mizuno/Titleist




The Playacar Golf Club - Approximately 15 km away from the Iberostar Paraiso del Mar. 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.

  • Cost is approximately $120.00 cart included.
  • Lessons are available. Club Rental fee $40.00


Chidren’s Programs and Activities

  • 4 to 12 year olds
  • Lucy`s Kid`s Club offers supervised activities from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, plus there is a children`s pool and kiddie disco from 8:00 pm to 8:45 pm.




DiningEl Mercado - An International buffet restaurant with gourmet show cooking (Bermuda shorts are permitted).

El Rodizio - An a la carte Brazilian restaurant, elegant dress and reservations are required.

Japanese Restaurant - An a la carte Japanese restaurant, elegant dress and reservations are required.

La Dorada - An a la carte Mediterranean restaurant, elegant dress and reservations are required.

La Hacienda - An a la carte Mexican restaurant, elegant dress and reservations are required.

Snack Bar and Grill - A beachside snack bar open during the day.

Ice Cream Parlor

  • Some restaurants may only operate on select schedules.
  • Some restaurants may require reservations and expect appropriate dress.
  • Consult the hotel upon arrival for hours of operation, reservation policies and dress codes.
  • Please note the following a la carte restrictions:
  • Stays from 1 to 3 nights are guaranteed 1 reservation for specialty restaurant.
    Stays from 4 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 of 14 nights or more are guaranteed 5 reservations
    All other dining will be at one of the hotel’s buffet restaurants


Bars and Lounges

  • Lobby Bar
  • Beach Bar
  • Pool Bar
  • 3 swim-up bars
  • Theater Bar and Night Club
  • Roaring Twenties Bar / Discotheque



AccommodationsBungalows at Iberostar Paraiso del Mar are surrounded by 35 acres of lush tropical gardens, each room has a balcony or terrace.

Standard - All rooms have private bathroom with shower and hairdryer, air conditioning and ceiling fan, satellite TV, minibar, direct-dial telephone, safety deposit box and balcony or terrace. Adjoining rooms are available on request.

Junior Suite - All suites have private bathroom with shower and hairdryer, air conditioning and ceiling fan, satellite TV, minibar, direct-dial telephone, safety deposit box and balcony or terrace. Adjoining rooms are available on request

Occupancy limits - Maximum 3 adults, 2 children, 4 total

Maximum of 2 children through the age of 12 stay free in existing bedding with at least 2 adults. (Valid for bookings made March 14, 2003 and beyond for travel June 1, 2003 - August 31, 2003), (Valid for bookings made June 20, 2003 and beyond for travel September 1, 2003 - December 22, 2004)

  • Hotel has non-smoking rooms, based on availability.
  • The hotel has handicapped rooms based on availability.
  • Rollaway beds are not available.
  • Cribs are available free of charge.
  • Each room is equipped with a sofa which can be used as an extra bed.


Client Comments

GoAwayTravel.com is committed to helping clients choose resorts that best meet their vacation preferences. After each vacation, we encourage our clients to share their feedback with us. We list both positive and negative comments in this section to help our clients make the best possible resort choice. We also work closely with the resorts and tour operators and share these comments with them so that they may continually improve their product.

  • Would highly recommend Iberostar Resorts to any one and have done so already - Walter G. - Jan. '04
  • We all had a wonderful time together.  It was beautiful. You should go check it out - it's great for kids and families. You'll absolutely fall in love with the resort. - Melodie & Bill B. - Oct. '03
  • Great Vacation! - Frank S. - Oct. '03


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