Environmental Responsibility


Mayakoba Awarded PROFEPA Certification

Mayakoba is honored to be awarded Mexico’s highest level certification in environmental performance for Sustainable and Responsible Tourism Development. The community is the first destination in Quintana Roo and the 4th in Mexico to earn the coveted certification from Mexico’s Agency of Environmental Protection (PROFEPA). Read More

Preserving the Natural Environment

Mayakoba goes to great lengths to protect the surrounding nature, mangroves and wildlife habitats through careful land planning and the preservation of open space. Each of the four hotels at Mayakoba—Andaz Mayakoba, Banyan Tree Mayakoba, Fairmont Mayakoba and Rosewood Mayakoba—holds Preferred by Nature™ certification for demonstrating full compliance with the business, socio-cultural and environmental principles of its Sustainable Tourism Standard for Accommodations.

Marine Turtle Camp

The Mayakoba Turtle Camp works hand in hand with the local municipality to conserve the sea turtle population.
Winner of the Ulysses Prize for “Responsible Tourism Development”
by the United Nations
World Tourism Organization

Coral Reef Restoration

Mayakoba works to rehabilitate the coral reef, creating new barriers and life along the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, the second-largest in the world.
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