MIAMI (January 30, Hi Glenn,2018) — Karisma Hotels & Resorts, an award-winning luxury hotel collection which owns and manages properties in Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe, is pleased to announce the recent expansion of Azul Beach Resort The Fives Playa del Carmen, Luxury Resort & Residences, Mexico’s premier Gourmet Inclusive® property catering to families and couples with discerning tastes.  Designed to further enhance the guest experience, the resort has unveiled Villa 19 – a 43,000-square-foot modern, high-end adults-only section – comprising the property’s first two heated pools, a vibrant day club and grill, and 53 spacious resort residences.  Additionally, the property introduced a picturesque new garden wedding venue that expands upon and allows for larger celebrations at its acclaimed beachfront setting.

Azul Beach Resort The Fives Playa del Carmen, Luxury Resort & Residences.

  • Luxurious Resort Residences – Accommodations at Azul Beach Resort The Fives Playa del Carmen now include an additional 53 one-, two-, and three-bedroom resort residences, plus deluxe options and luxurious penthouses, as a part of Villa 19.  The spacious and inviting residences boast modern furnishings, comfortable living and social areas, premium bath amenities, and incredible views from a private terrace.
  • Natura Day Club & Grill – The new sandy poolside hangout encompasses a lounge, grill and bar serving eclectic cocktails and fresh cuisine on an outdoor wooden terrace.  Adult guests will enjoy a modern and lively atmosphere with incredible music, high-end amenities and attentive poolside service.  The lush surroundings showcase the natural elements of the local mangrove, which was intentionally preserved and highlighted within the design of the Natura Day Club & Grill.
  • Palapa y piscina nueva

    Palapa y piscina nueva

  • Heated Adults-Only Pools – Introducing the property’s first heated pools, the new expansive Natura pool and swim-up pools give adults access to ultimate relaxation or entertainment, dependent on your vibe, in a stunning, modern setting.
  • Beachfront Infinity Pool and Pool Bar – The recent renovation also includes the debut of a whimsical twinkle-lit and foliage-filled tunnel that makes beach arrivals extra special, a refreshed and refined lobby, and a newly expanded beachfront infinity pool.   Surrounded by 148 loungers and 40 cabanas, plus a centralized circular bar featuring hanging rattan chairs, the pool space is a chic oasis for guests to relax or revel in an authentic outdoor setting near one of the world’s best beaches.
  • Romantic Garden Weddings – Engaged couples seeking ultimate romance and authenticity for their wedding day will relish the stunning outdoor garden venue at Azul Beach Resort The Fives Playa del Carmen.  The new event space, an expansion of the popular beachfront wedding venue, now allows for up to 200 guests for a seated dinner and includes a dance floor and spacious reception area.

“With the debut of Villa 19, we are delighted to expand upon the family-friendly Azul Beach Resort The Fives Playa del Carmen by offering a special space for adult guests only,” said Kelly Poling, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Karisma Hotels & Resorts. “The resort remains catered to families and guests of all ages, but now we’re able to deliver a sophisticated yet laid-back beachfront experience that’s destined to become one of the region’s most coveted vacation spots. The contemporary setting and authentic Mexican design of Villa 19 is an elevated and cool haven from which adults can enjoy the resort’s only heated pools, gourmet food and drinks, top-notch service and entertainment, and exclusive amenities.

Located on the turquoise waters of Playa del Carmen, Azul Beach Resort The Fives Playa del Carmen, Luxury Resort & Residences, by Karisma, is a Gourmet Inclusive® property featuring ultra-spacious and luxuriously designed resort residences with shared living areas designed to foster togetherness among guests of all ages.  Gourmet culinary offerings are beyond compare, encompassing exceptional a la carte restaurants and bars with cuisines from around the world, including the popular Zky Bar with stunning views of the Caribbean and the new Club82 Wine Bar, the first international tasting room by Jackson Family Wines.  With a variety of exceptional amenities, modern décor, warm hospitality, and a 15,000-square-foot Vassa Spa, every aspect of Azul Beach Resort The Fives Playa Del Carmen creates a uniquely unforgettable vacation experience.

2018 rates for the new Villa 19 at Azul Beach Resort The Fives Playa del Carmen start at $240 per person, per night, based on current promotions, which encompasses Karisma’s renowned Gourmet Inclusive® Experience of a la carte dining, premium alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, full-service concierge, and 24-hour room service.  Reservations can be booked through Karisma Hotels & Resorts by calling 1-866-KARISMA or by visiting

About Karisma Hotels & Resorts

Karisma Hotels & Resorts, an award-winning luxury hotel collection which owns and manages properties in Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe, comprises an impressive portfolio including El Dorado Spa Resorts by Karisma, Azul Beach Resorts by Karisma, Generations Resorts by Karisma, Karisma Villas, Allure Hotels by Karisma, Hidden Beach Resort by Karisma, Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts, Sensatori Resorts, Sensimar Resorts, and Karisma Hotels Adriatic. Properties have been honored with the industry’s top accolades including Conde Nast Traveler’s “Top 100 Hotels in the World,” Conde Nast Traveler’s “Top 30 Hotels in Cancun,” TripAdvisor® Traveler’s Choice “Best Hotels for Romance,” and AAA’s “Five Diamond Award” and “Four Diamond Award.”  Karisma has received worldwide recognition for its creative approach to hospitality management and product innovations. For reservations and a full list of Karisma properties, please visit

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