We are starting one of the most magical seasons of the year.

For visitors, Christmas and New Year’s Eve bring an opportunity to gather with families during the holidays away from home. The Riviera Maya offers an amazing selection of fantastic restaurants to celebrate these special holidays.

And the local restaurants are up to the challenge. No matter the size of your party, we have the perfect location to celebrate with a nice dinner, live music, and even dancing! As we prepare to say goodbye to this 2018, please take a look at these fantastic options for your Christmas and New Year’s celebrations while vacationing in Riviera Maya.


Top Restaurants In Playa Del Carmen

The Palm at Playa pool

Nothing beats the charm of 5th Avenue in Playa del Carmen.

Many restaurants within walking distance are already taking reservations. Inti Beach Club, for example, will host a Black And White New Year’s Eve party, starting at 7:00 pm and ending at 3:00 am. The seven-course dinner also includes a party kit, cotillion, DJ and live music for $2,250.00 pesos per person.

The Palm At Playa will also host a New Year’s Eve party from 8:00 p.m. to 1 a.m. with a magnificent pool and Jacuzzi on the rooftop and incredible view. The two-course dinner will include five hours of open bar, table for a capacity of 10 people, cotillion, desire grapes, and a welcome cocktail for USD $110.00 per person.

For a Christmas celebration, we highly recommend a celebration dinner at Plank restaurant. Seating is from 6:00pm until 11:00pm. The dinner includes Roast turkey, Brussel sprouts, smoked pork and rosemary potatoes for $700.00 pesos per person.

Family Friendly In Akumal

Oscar & Lalo

Some of our favorite restaurants in Akumal area —  La Lunita Restaurant, Lol-Ha Restaurant, La Taverna Restaurant, and Oscar & Lalo’s Restaurant, are hosting celebrations.

Managers are already taking reservations. However, not all restaurants have confirmed their menus for Christmas or New Year’s Eve yet. But we know that La Taverna Restaurant will offer a three-course dinner for both dates. The cost for Taverna’s Christmas dinner will be $1,000.00 pesos per person, and for New Year’s Eve, the price will be $1,500.00 pesos per person. Seating at 6:00 pm.

Lol-Ha Restaurant will offer five different appetizers with five different main courses, including a vegetarian option. The rates go from $190.00 pesos to $350.00 pesos for each option. A deposit of $10.00 is requested as a deposit to reserve your spot for Christmas dinner. The deposit will be applied to your dinner bill.

Fancy Dinners In Tulum

Arca Tulum

Casa Jaguar in Tulum will host an incredible New Year’s Eve dinner celebration. It will start at 8:00 pm and last until 1:00 am. The dinner includes an open bar, live music and all-inclusive dinner with Seabass, local lobster, Steak tartar and other deliciousness at $350.00 USD per person. Even though most of the top restaurants in Tulum have not released their menus for Christmas and New Year’s Eve dinners yet, Casa Jaguar is already taking reservations for both dates.

Restaurants like Kitchen Table, Gitano Restaurant and Arca Restaurant will have limited capacity. The key is to send your dinner inquiries as soon as possible to ensure availability. Any of the options mentioned above are perfect for an unforgettable family celebration.

If you are worried about transportation, let us arrange a friendly local driver to take you to dine, then take you back to your vacation home safe and sound afterward.

When making dinner reservations, don’t forget to mention the total number of guests, desired time for your seating and exact date.

We are also happily taking reservations for a vacation rental at [email protected] to celebrate the end of the year with your family.

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