The Fives Beach Hotel & Residences Overview
Featuring the renowned Gourmet Inclusive® concept, The Fives Beach Hotel & Residences (formerly Azul Fives Hotel) features oversized, luxurious, tastefully designed 1, 2 and 3 bedroom suites, private rooftop lounge decks in penthouse suites as well as an upscale, all-service spa.
The Fives Beach Hotel & Residences is strategically located in Playa del Carmen on the Riviera Maya, Mexico, just 35 minutes south of Cancun International Airport. With this great location, guests can experience convenience first hand with the charming restaurants, shops, and local attractions of downtown Playa del Carmen, only 10-minutes away. The area provides many other popular attractions, including the notable selection of world class exclusive Championship 18 hole golf courses only minutes away.
Activities and special experiences foster togetherness for families, couples and groups of friends. The 360-suite hotel offers the renowned Gourmet Inclusive® concept, as well as flexible meal plan options to suit all agendas. Private barbecues highlight family activities, the exclusive Family & Friends Vacation Planner coordinates family reunions, and the Kid’s Club sponsored by Fisher-Price® caters to children. Rooftop Weddings inspire soon-to-be-married couples. The 24-hour room service and full-service concierge ensure memorable vacations.
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The 360 oversized luxury suites at The Fives Azul Beach Resort Playa del Carmen are tastefully designed in contemporary architectural style. Guests will love the lush tropical gardens which frame views of both the Caribbean Sea and the hotel’s many crystal clear pools.For additional convenience all buildings at The Fives Azul Beach Resort Playa del Carmen are equipped with elevators. All accommodations are provided with air conditioning, LCD flat screen cable television with DVD player, iPod dock, either a king size or two double size beds, night table, radio/alarm clock, deluxe bathrobes, safety deposit box, amenity kit, minibar, iron and ironing board, coffee maker, and direct dial telephone. Bathrooms feature a rainforest shower, double sinks with marble countertops, bath amenities, a hair dryer and a magnifying vanity mirror. All suites also feature oversized balconies or terraces.
1 BEDROOM RESORT RESIDENCE
The 1 Bedroom Resort Residence boasts a separate living room with modern furnishings, double-size pull-out sofa bed, modern kitchen complete with full size refrigerator, microwave, oven and stove, and dining table for four (4). The private master bedroom is furnished with a king-size bed, his & hers sinks with backlit frosted glass tops, a walk-in rainfall shower, private toilet cabin, essential and premium bath amenities such as a hair dryer, deluxe bathrobes and a magnifying vanity mirror. Each 1 Bedroom Resort Residence also features an outdoor terrace or balcony off the living room and bedroom with a garden or pool view.
Max Occupancy: 2 adults + 2 children
Size: 700 sq. ft. (65 m2);
1 BEDROOM SWIM-UP RESORT RESIDENCE
The 1 Bedroom Swim-Up Resort Residence boasts all the comfort of a regular Resort Residence including a stylish living room with modern furnishings and decor, double-size pull-out sofa bed, full-size kitchen complete with refrigerator, microwave, oven and stove, and a dining table for four (4). It also features a private master bedroom with a king-size bed, his & hers sinks with backlit frosted glass tops, a walk-in rainfall shower, a private toilet cabin, essential and premium bath amenities such as a hair dryer, deluxe bathrobes and a magnifying vanity mirror. The highlight of each 1 Bedroom Swim-Up Resort Residence is the swim-up, where you can enjoy direct access to the pool right from your first-floor terrace.
Max Occupancy: 2 adults
Size: 700 sq. ft. (65 m2);
1 BEDROOM PENTHOUSE RESORT RESIDENCE
Experience the height of luxury with our exclusive 1 Bedroom Penthouse Resort Residence. This Penthouse Residence take extravagance to an entirely new level. Penthouse Resort Residences are located on the top floors of each building and feature a private rooftop lounge designed for ultimate relaxation, privacy and sophisticated entertaining. This rooftop lounge doubles the living space of the 1 Bedroom Resort Residence, and offers an “al fresco” hangout with a half bathroom, patio dining area, pergola, built-in barbeque grill, Jacuzzi®, chaise lounges and a relaxing Bali bed.
Inside, the 1 Bedroom Penthouse Resort Residence boasts a separate living room with modern furnishings, double-size pull-out sofa bed, modern kitchen complete with full size refrigerator, microwave, oven and stove, and dining table for four (4). The private master bedroom is furnished with a king-size bed, his & hers sinks with backlit frosted glass tops, a walk-in rainfall shower, a private toilet cabin, essential and premium bath amenities such as a hair dryer, deluxe bathrobes and a magnifying vanity mirror.
Max occupancy: 2 adults + 2 children
Size: 990 sq. ft. (92 m2);
2 BEDROOM RESORT RESIDENCE
The 2 Bedroom Resort Residence is the perfect accommodation for a large family or group traveling together. This residence boasts a separate living room with modern furnishings, double-size pull-out sofa bed, modern kitchen complete with full size refrigerator, microwave, oven and stove, and dining table. The private master bedroom is furnished with a king-size bed, his & hers sinks with backlit frosted glass tops, a walk-in rainfall shower, a private toilet cabin, essential and premium bath amenities such as a hair dryer, deluxe bathrobes and a magnifying vanity mirror. The second bedroom is furnished with a king-size bed or double beds, and has a private bathroom. Each 2 Bedroom Resort Residence also features an outdoor terrace or balcony off the living room and bedroom with a garden or pool view. These suites are connected by an entry hall.
Max occupancy 2 Bedroom: 4 adults + 2 children
2 Bedroom Size: 1,140 sq. ft. (106 m2);
2 BEDROOM PENTHOUSE RESORT RESIDENCE
This 1,710 square feet 2 Bedroom Penthouse Resort Residence is the ideal option for families or groups traveling together, while still having the privacy of 2 separate bedrooms. In addition to all the features and lavish amenities of a 2 Bedroom Resort Residence including a modern living area and full-size kitchen, the penthouse provides a private rooftop lounge, carefully designed for your group’s entertainment and relaxation – all within an exclusive setting. The rooftop lounge doubles the living space of the 2 Bedroom Resort Residence and provides a chic ‘al fresco’ lifestyle including a half bathroom, patio dining complete with a table for six, a pergola, barbeque grill, Jacuzzi®, chaise lounges and a canopied daybed.
Max occupancy 2 Bedroom: 4 adults + 2 children
2 Bedroom Size: 1,710 sq. ft. (159 m2);
3 BEDROOM RESORT RESIDENCE
Has been designed for families or friends gathering in mind, it caters perfectly to special events. This residence offers all of the amenities of 2 Bedroom Resort Residence with the addition of a third bedroom. The third bedroom is furnished with the same amenities of the second bedroom with two double beds or a king size bed (not guaranteed). Rooms can be connecting or joined by an entry hall based on availability.
Max occupancy: 6 adults + 2 children
Size: 1,555 sq. ft. (144 m2)
3 BEDROOM PENTHOUSE RESORT RESIDENCE
Experience the height of luxury with our exclusive Penthouse, this room category provides the same amenities described for Three Bedroom Resort Residence located on the top floor.
Max occupancy: 6 adults + 2 children
Size: 1,623 sq. ft. (147 m2) of interior space and 1,357 sq. ft. (128 m2) of rooftop lounge
The Fives Azul Beach Resort Playa del Carmen beckons travelers with a taste for culinary excellence with four Gourmet Inclusive® restaurants serving à la carte cuisine prepared to order from the freshest ingredients.
SEA OLIVE – CUISINE DU SOLEIL
The French Riviera, Coastal Cuisines of Mediterranean and Mexican flair are what inspire the flavors of Sea Olive. The menu features fresh, authentic dishes to satisfy even the most discerning palate. Dine inside our Contemporary restaurant or enjoy Al fresco dining on the outdoor Terrace, complete with spectacular Ocean Views Lunch: 12:00 hrs. – 15:30 hrs. Dinner: 17:00 hrs. – 22:00 hrs.
TSUKI – PACIFIC RIM CUISINE
Enjoy the unique flavors of the Pacific Rim. Tsuki offers a sushi bar along with various other Asian fares, all à la carte and cooked to perfection. For additional comfort while dining it features a fully air-conditioned dining room. Guests can enjoy beach views and an intimate ambience at this restaurant. Dinner: 17:30 hrs. – 22:00 hrs. (Reservation required – adults only on Thursday night)
FLAVOURS – WORLD CUISINE
Flavours serve a la carte favorites from around the world. This restaurant provides a very relaxed and family oriented atmosphere where guests can enjoy a variety of mouth watering preparations and cool off in the air conditioned space. Also, guests can enjoy spectacular views of a true cenote, which is a natural winding river unique to the destination. Breakfast: 6:30 hrs. -12:00 hrs Dinner: 17:30 hrs. – 22:30 hrs (See Weekly hours of operations)
AREZZO – ITALIAN
Located in front of the Caribbean ocean with floor to ceiling Windows for an unobstructed view as far as the Island of Cozumel. Arezzo is an open kitchen Italian restaurant where the emphasis is on originality, culinary authenticity and flavor. An array of freshly made pastas, stone oven pizzas and grilled to perfection seafood, poultry and meats compose a mouthwatering menu. Peek into glass wine cabinets to find up to 110 labels of wine options for that special dinner. Dinner: 17.30 hrs.- 22.00 hrs. (Reservation required – adults only on Monday night). Easy access by a panoramic elevator.
ORIOLA BEACH CLUB GRILL
Relaxed Beach Front Dining, with colorful décor and views of endless blue ocean. Awaken your senses and delight the palates with a variety of fresh salads, sumptuous wraps and traditional tacos. Fora mouth watering explosion of flavors, try our Boutique Burger. With over 10 signature burgers, each one is ambitious and delicious; an innovative approach to the classic Burger. Opening hours are seasonally adjusted Lunch: 12:00 hrs. – 17:00 hrs.
To enhance our unique dining experience, please comply with our “Casual-Elegant” dress code in all gourmet restaurants.
• Ladies: (Capri pants, dresses, skirts, long pants, shoes, dress sandals)
• Gentlemen: (Bermuda shorts, long pants, collared shirts, dress sandals, casual shoes)
ZKY BAR is the perfect place to spend a night out and enjoy cocktails under the stars. This sophisticated Zky bar and lounge has a second floor location to take in the views of the Caribbean with Cozumel in the distance. Guests can enjoy their favorite sport games on the screens or just listening lounge music every night of the week, and sample the trendy cocktail list. Grab one of the king-size lounge beds lining the outside terrace edge with cocktail service for a relaxed evening. Open: 17:30 hrs.- 01:00 hrs (Adults only after 23:00 hrs.)
This beachfront swim-up bar is an ideal place to relax with your feet in the water. Here you can read under the shade of large trees and tropical palms or simply soak up the sun while enjoying a chilled beverage. Choose your favorite signature cocktail, or opt for a frozen colada or mixed tropical fruit juice. Open: 10:00 hrs. – 18:00 hrs.
This pool bar & terrace offers a delightful selection of light bites, hamburgers, sandwiches and kebabs. Sample local favorites like Mexican coffee, fresh juices, margaritas or beers. Bar: 09:00 hrs. – 17:00 hrs. Gourmet corner: 11:00 hrs – 17:00 hrs
The Palmas swim-up bar serves light bites and sandwiches, as well as a number of beverages from tea to your favorite cocktail. Bar: 09:00 hrs. – 17:00 hrs. Gourmet corner: 11:00 hrs – 17:00 hrs
Sit back and enjoy a cup of delicious Gourmet coffee at Kafeina. Also serves one-of-a-kind smoothies, signature Frappés and home baked treats; our menu satisfies all tastes. With its bright, airy atmosphere and convenient location, Kafeina is an excellent spot to pass time chatting with family and friends, browsing the Web*, or reading with a gourmet espresso drink. Located Near Vassa Spa and Main Lobby Open: 07:00 hrs – 22:00 hrs – Subject to Seasonal Adjustments
Discover the pleasures of the Gourmet Inclusive® experience. Relax in an elegant suite that includes 24-hour room service and a private Jacuzzi. Savor gourmet dining at extraordinary restaurants. Float on crystal clear swimming pools and indulge in spa services. It’s all here at The Fives and it’s all for you in a place that doesn’t just feel like paradise, it is.
AZULITOS PLAYHOUSE by FISHER PRICE® (6 months – 5yrs)
- In partnership with Fisher-Price®
- Fisher-Price® brand toy’s lending library, baby gear and daily themed play groups
KIDS CLUB (4 – 12 years old)
- Daily activities program for children 4-12 years old
- Exclusive kid’s pool
- Mini-soccer, art & craft activities
- Exclusive MY GYM programs
- Video Games Room
Open: 9:00 hrs – 21:00 hrs / Close: 17:00 hrs – 19:00 hrs * Children under 4 years old require adult supervision
BREEZE CLUB (13 – 17 years)
- DJ challenge with the virtual Dj for iPad
- Screens displaying the latest movies, music videos or important sporting event
- Xbox and Wii, interactive consoles with the latest games
- Social Media Corner featuring 21.5” iMac’s with free internet
- Free Wi-Fi available throughout the Club
- Outdoor patio and fire pit area
- Pool tournament
- Snack area with popcorn and soft drinks
Open: 11: 00 hrs – 23:00 hrs
**Extra charge applies
AZUL FIVES HOTEL GOURMET INCLUSIVE PACKAGE FEATURES
- Welcome glass of sparkling wine
- 24 hours room service
- All meals at the different restaurants
- All domestic and international alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
- Kids Club (4 -12 years)
- Fitness Center
- Kids menu
- Snorkeling equipment
- Concierge and vacation planner services
- All taxes and gratuities
- Daily and Special nightly entertainment
- Baby amenities (subject to availability):
- Pack and Play
- Baby bottle warmer
- Baby bottle sterilizer
- Baby food
- Baby monitor
- Baby basin
- High chairs
OTHER FACILITIES AND SERVICES (additional charge)
- Babysitting and nanny services
- Beachfront Massage
- Scuba diving trips, certification, rental equipment and deep sea fishing
- Car rental & limousine service
- 24 hours medical service
- Transportation to Playa Del Carmen
- Packages: golf, cultural, horseback riding, night cruises, nightlife and water sports
- Private yoga instructor
- Private tennis instructor
- Sauna and steam room
- Romantic or family dinners on the beach
- International wine selection from our cellar
- Private dining arrangements
- Fax and internet services, International phone calls
- Laundry services
- Money exchange
- Wireless and in-room internet
- Blue Shop
- Special wedding, honeymoon and anniversary packages
- In Room Movie Selection
OPTIONAL PACKAGE FEATURES (non-all inclusive stay)
- Accommodations as selected
- Daily Activities Program
- Nightly entertainment
- Snorkeling equipment
- Tennis Court (equipment available)
- Table Games, Chess, Ping Pong
- Shuffleboard, Volleyball
- Spanish lessons
- Stretching, aqua aerobics & dance
- Scuba diving clinics in the pool
- 3 swimming pools, plus one for children
- Concierge services
- Azulitos / Kids club
AZULITOS PLAYHOUSE – BOUNCING, SWINGING, CLIMBING, SINGING, DANCING, LEARNING, PLAYING WITH NEW FRIENDS…
In the Azulitos Play House, children can play in a room designed by Fisher-Price®, and get active on the My Gym® equipment. There are special programs designed for children from 6 months to 12 years old.
Azulitos Play House Room
This play space by Fisher-Price® has the latest toys designed to enhance early childhood development. It is intended for children from 6months through 5 years old. Kids also sing, listen to stories, and work on talking and sharing skills in playgroups.
My Gym Center
Designed for children 4 to 12 years old, My Gym® Center features ropes, parallel bars, a trampoline, springboard and other equipment, plus big floor pads. The facilities and positive reinforcement programs are designed by My Gym Children’s Fitness Center.
The Arts & Crafts Room, Interactive Game Room, Doll Room and mini-theater span the interests of all our younger guests.
Azulitos Play House Details:
- Fisher-price Toy Lending Menu
- Open: 9:00 AM to 9:00PM (Closed: 5:00 PM to 7:00PM )
- Parents can stay and play with their children at the Play House
- Kids under four years old are welcome with parent or paid babysitter present
- Kids also love the beach playground and kid’s pool
DESTINATION WEDDINGS AT THE FIVES BEACH RESORT PLAYA DEL CARMEN
Perfect Moments Deserve the Perfect Setting
Where exceptional wedding planning meets style beyond compare, you will find Gourmet Inclusive Wedding Events and the Memorable Moments Signature Wedding Collection by Karisma simply irresistible.
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We are the wedding specialist in the Riviera Maya, with on-site professional coordinator we are fully equipped to take the challenges of planning a wedding celebration and turn them into the joyous occasion that it should be. Beautiful and unique ceremony locations including a beach front chapel, gourmet cuisine, our distinguished service was created to enhance the experience and allow the bride, groom, family and friends to have not just a day celebration, but a lifetime of memories.