Playa del Carmen

Palafitos Overwater Bungalows

‘Overwater Villas, Adults-Only, Gourmet Inclusive®’

Palafitos Overwater Bungalows in Riviera Maya is a five-star, adult-only luxury resort surrounded by the Caribbean turquoise waters. Guests staying here can make full use of El Dorado Maroma, a Spa Resort by Karisma facilities including all facilities, amenities, and dining options. There is also Karisma’s exclusive Gourmet Inclusive® experience offering stand out cuisine created by top chefs, gourmet services and amenities such as beach butlers, full concierge service, turn-down, 24-hour room service and premium beverages.

In Our Opinion

‘The overwater villas are the perfect place for romance, with the gentle lapping sea all round you giving a feeling of privacy whilst being able to make full use of the nearby facilities.’

Mexico Lindo

Serving Mexican dishes and Caribbean local specialities for dinner each evening.


This Pacific Rim Restaurant serves Asian-inspired cuisine such as sushi and sashimi treats for dinner every evening.

Mio Cuccina Italiana

Serving Italian dishes using authentic ingredients for dinner each evening.

Caribbean Grill Restaurant

Creating Caribbean and Mexican delights for dinner.

Lima Limon Restaurant

An a la carte restaurant open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Overwater Grill and Wine Bar

Gourmet Inclusive Restaurant. Spectacular venue with astonishing views of the Caribbean Sea. The Haute Cuisine prepares the most succulent dishes inspired by the ocean and its surroundings. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and is equipped with two glass floor private dining rooms, the place for memorable dinners with your beloved one or with your friends. Exclusive for Palafitos guests


  • Naay Spa
  • Scuba diving
  • Motorised water sports
  • Gym
  • Yoga
  • Aqua aerobics
  • Latin dance lessons
  • Cooking classes



  • Concierge
  • Laundry service
  • 24/7 medical service on call
  • Money exchange
  • Tour desk
  • Car rentals



Guests can truly relax knowing that our professional multilingual Butlers will take care

of their every need.


• Ensure your preferences are in-suite in accordance to the form previously filled

out online


• Private check in.

• Provide all information regarding tours and Spa services.

• Unpack luggage.

• Provide a private orientation of the property


• Make all dinner reservations, tour bookings and in property activities

• Reserve Spa treatments

• Serve an inspired sunrise coffee experience.

• Serve in-suite full breakfast

• Serve pre-dinner drinks and gourmet bites

• Liaise with housekeeping on servicing of the suite

• Ensure suite is kept in perfect condition and arranged according to guests


• Expedite all room service orders

• Dressing service before dinner for your entire stay (complimentary)

• Arrange laundering of clothing the day prior to departure (5 pieces per person)

• Packing luggage service




• Exclusive beach beds.

• Delivery of your favourite drinks while you lounge on the beach or pool.

• Sunscreen and towel service.

• Newspapers, magazines & reading material.

• Refreshment & Gourmet Bites.

• Cold refreshing face towels.

• Picnic service on the beach




• Welcome relaxing hand and head massage.

• Butler´s Lounge.

• Private beach area.

• Welcome glass of sparkling wine.

• Wide variety of International & Domestic Beers.

• In-suite customizable mini-fridge.

• 24-hour room service (restrictions apply on rainy days).

• In room savoury & sweet gourmet snacks.

• Access and preferential reservations at sister hotel restaurants (excluding Le

Chique). Transportation is not included.

• In- room safety box with inside plug.

• Beach bags for use during stay.

• Special nightly entertainment including live music.

• Exclusive Spa & Restaurant.

• Free high-speed wireless internet service.

• Ironing board & iron (on request).

• Newspapers, books and magazines

El Dorado Maroma features two beachfront locations, two magnificent Sky Weddings and an exclusive beachfront Wedding Chapel. Our wedding coordinators will help you to plan the wedding of your dreams.


Located in Playa del Carmen, 1.3 miles from Playa del Carmen Beach, Palafitos Overwater Bungalows at El Dorado Maroma, Gourmet All Inclusive by Karisma.


Nearby Attractions

  • Playa del Carmen Beach
  • Maroma Beach