Azul Villa Esmeralda poolAzul Hotels by Karisma marked the opening of the six-bedroom Azul Villa Esmeralda on Mexico’s Riviera Maya

The 11,000-square-foot property, located on 54,000 square feet of beachfront, features ocean views, two private pools, a gym and spa, a children’s program and event space for up to 40.

Amenities include the services of a personal butler and a chef for in-villa dining as well as reciprocal dining privileges at the five restaurants and bars at the adjacent Azul Beach Hotel.

Rates begin at $10,000 per night for up to 12, including dining.For more details, go to

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