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Palafitos Overwater Bungalows by Karisma



  • Riviera Maya, Maroma Beach
  • 37 km from the Cancun Airport

Hotel description

Palafitos-Overwater Bungalows, located at El Dorado Maroma, a Spa Resort by Karisma, is on the renownedMaroma Beach, which is considered to be one of the top ten beaches in the world by independent reviewers, including Travel Channel. Surrounded by the turquoise waters of the Maroma Beach, these elegant suites offer breathtaking ocean views. All suites offer a private infinity pool and an oversized deck with lounge chairs where you can delight your soul while watching the sunrise or by having a stunning sunset experience.

Meal & Beverage Plans

Gourmet Inclusive®

  • Breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner daily
  • Specialty bites
  • Unlimited local and selection of international premium brands, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Wide variety of international & domestic beers
  • 24-hours room service
  • In-room savory & sweet gourmet snacks

Palafitos Additional Gourmet Inclusive® Features

  • Welcome relaxing hand and head massage
  • Butler's Lounge
  • Private beach area
  • Welcome glass of champagne
  • In-suite customizable mini fridge
  • Newspaper menu
  • Beach bags for use during stay
  • Special nightly entertainment including live music, champagne stargazing event and more
  • Free high-speed WiFi

Palafitos Gourmet Inclusive® Butler Service

Professional and multilingual Butlers will take care of your every need.

Pre Arrival:

  • Ensure your preferences are in-suite in accordance to the form previously filled out online.
  • Upon arrival:
  • Private check in.
  • Provide all information regarding tours and Spa services.
  • Unpack luggage.
  • Provide a private orientation of the property.

Throughout your stay:

  • 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 preferences.
  • 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

Palafitos Beach & Pool Butler Service

  • Exclusive beach beds
  • Delivery of your favorite 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

Best For...

Adults-only vacation


Weddings & honeymoons




Important Notes

Environmental Sanitation Fees are payable in local currency directly to the hotels.  As these fees fluctuate by hotel, you may contact your respective hotel for more information on the applicable fees.


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Overwater Bungalow

Bed size(s):  1 king-size bed
Room(s):  Ocean views, Private infinity pool, Over-sized deck with lounge chairs and blankets, Ladder providing access to the ocean, Outdoor shower, Indoor Jacuzzi for 2, Glass bottom floors
Air conditioning: Yes
Internet: Complimentary WiFi

Room facilities
Smart TV, Ceiling fan, Telephone, Aromatherapy, Make-up mirror, High end toiletries, 100% cotton & thousand-thread-count sheets, Radio/alarm clock, In-room safe, Espresso coffee maker, Tea brewing station, Premium stocked minibar

Occupancy: 1-2 adults


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Food & drink

Overwater Grill and Wine Bar - Exclusive for Palafitos guests and offering spectacular ocean views.  This Haute Cuisine restaurant features succulent dishes and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

5 a la carte restaurants at El Dorado Maroma featuring Mexican/Caribbean, Asian, Peruvian, International and Italian cuisines;

4 bars

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  • 3 swimming pools
  • Culinary activities
  • Non-motorized water sports including kayaks and paddle boards
  • Spanish lessons
  • Latin dance lessons
  • Interactive cooking lessons and tequila tastings
  • Beach volleyball, Aqua fit, Bingo, Bocce, Shuffle board
  • Nightly entertainment including karaoke and live music
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Health & Relaxation

  • Overwater Naay Spa ($)
  • Fitness centre, Yoga
  • Sauna and steam baths
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Other services ($)

  • Motorized water sports at Marina Adventures (located next door)
  • Car rentals
  • Romantic dinners on the beach
  • Fresh lobster
  • International wine selection
  • Laundry service
  • Tobacco shop & Jewelry boutique
  • Coffee shop serving Starbucks®
  • Currency exchange
  • 24 hour medical service on call
  • Wedding, Honeymoon and Anniversary packages


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Adults-only vacation

This resort accommodates guests aged 18+ .

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Focus on mind, body and soul at this resort with spa facilities, fitness centre and various daily physical activities.


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Weddings & honeymoons

This resort offers discounted wedding and/or honeymoon packages and the services of a wedding coordinator. To book travel for your wedding group, request a quote from us.

To secure your wedding date and arrange wedding details at your chosen hotel, please contact the hotel directly.

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