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Carretera Federal Chetumal- Puerto Juarez Km 298 | Banyan Tree Mayakoba, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 873 0374
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (35 reviews)
“satay” (4 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (4 reviews)
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Carretera Federal Chetumal- Puerto Juarez Km 298 | Banyan Tree Mayakoba, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

For those who want to enjoy a great Thai dinner in a grandiose setting, the Saffron restaurant at Banyan-Tree Mayakoba is a must. Great food & romantic ambiance, but be ready to spend $ 45 USD on a Pad Thai...add appetizers and a few drinks...More

Thank Stefanie6961
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not to be too forward, but dinner at Saffron last night was superb. We sat inside on a cool evening, right next to the water- a very elegant and slightly ethereal space. Service was prompt and unobtrusive, the food was outstanding- not sure what else...More

Thank drk54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is all lit up at night and it is gorgeous! We sat outside at the end right over the lagoon and it was very romantic. The Thai food was delicious and the service was excellent.

Thank solyplaya2
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, outstanding ambiance, impeccable service. Those are some adjectives that could define Saffron. The drinks menu is also great and wine list as well. A must go if you are nearby.

Thank Carlos B
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Saffron was by far one of the best meals we had while staying at Mayakoba. For appetizers we had the shrimp which was wrapped in a crunchy shell of sorts and chicken wings both which were outstanding. For dinner we ordered the pad Thai and...More

Thank Ona P
Reviewed 30 October 2017

The quality of attention to detail, warm welcome and unique location, make of this restaurant a real MUST during your stay. This restaurant offers an intimate ambience to enjoy the romantic landscape meanwhile discovering new flavors. Highly recommend to visit at sunset for a truly...More

Thank MercedesBlanco
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We had an early dinner inside just incase there was mosquitoes. Beautiful restaurant, great friendly service and very good food. It's part of Banyan Tree Mayakoba. The whole Mayakoba is amazing with 4 different properties.

Thank Ola M
Reviewed 17 September 2017

This restaurant located in the Banyan Tree (Outdoor dining on canal) was recommended to us as the best place to try Thai food. The Fairmont made reservations and arranged transportation for us as it's a good walk to the resort. We had a drink at...More

Thank artesa
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We went to the Thai food festival at this place with friends, our welcome cocktail was a "Jamaica" margarita (hibiscus), at all times our waiter and sommeliers took a great care of us. Dinner was fantastic as well as service. A little misunderstanding with check...More

1  Thank alexstar8a
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Banyan Tree and ate at all of the restaurants as well as some ate Rosewood and the Fairmont. This was our favorite. We caught one of the Thai Food Festival nights with a set menu for $100 w/alcohol which was very good!...More

Thank k J
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Cancun International Airport about 45 minutes distance
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Federal Chetumal- Puerto Juarez Km 298 | Banyan Tree Mayakoba, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 873 0374
Banyan Tree's signature restaurant, serves authentic Thai cuisine. Sitting on a wooden deck overlooking the tropical mangroves.
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