Panama Jack Resorts Playa del Carmen

Gran Porto Resort & Spa

Panama Jack Resorts Playa del Carmen, Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Reminiscent of a storied Mexican hacienda, this picturesque beachfront resort offers an enchanting blend of relaxation and fun. Ideally located in the heart of Playa del Carmen and just steps away from the shops, dining and nightlife of 5th Avenue, it appeals to families, spa enthusiasts and active travelers with non-motorized water sports, an exciting kid’s club, daily activities, nightly entertainment, a full-service spa, a wide selection of restaurants and dynamic bars including a rooftop sushi bar. (Click on picture to the left to see more photos.)


The picturesque Panama Jack Resorts Playa del Carmen is on a beautiful, protected stretch of swim-friendly beach right in the heart of Playa del Carmen, mere steps from Fifth Avenue’s shops, clubs and restaurants. Architecturally reminiscent of one of Mexico’s finest private haciendas, guests will find themselves surrounded by exceptional service complemented by genuine Mexican hospitality.

All Inclusive:

  • All-suite accommodations with private balconies or terraces, large flat-screen TV with satellite programming, bathrooms with marble fixtures, and conveniences like a fully-stocked mini bar, and direct dial phone and voicemail
  • Numerous restaurants serving worldwide cuisines as well as vegetarian, low calorie, and other specialty plates for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • 24-hour in-suite dining with daily chef specialties
  • Private in-suite dining from 7 am to 11 pm daily
  • Unlimited domestic and international selections for beer, wine, and cocktails at multiple bars and lounges
  • Complimentary access to the hydrotherapy area of SPAreal, including Jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, and other aqua experiences
  • Fun sports courts for paddle tennis and squash
  • Included kids club and activities organized and supervised by trained staff
  • T-Zone area for tweens and teens featuring video games and social opportunities


  • 24 Hour Lounge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Accessible facilities
  • Babysitting†
  • Baggage hold
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Bicycle rentals†
  • Children’s programs
  • Children welcome
  • Children’s play area
  • Concierge desk
  • Elevators
  • Exercise gym
  • Game room
  • Gift/News stand†
  • Golf, Offsite†
  • Housekeeping – daily
  • Internet services†
  • Laundry/Valet service†
  • Lounges/bars†
  • Meal Plan Type: All Inclusive
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Parking†
  • Pool
  • Restaurants
  • Room service†
  • Room service – limited hours†
  • Safe deposit box
  • Sauna†
  • Spa†
  • Tour/sightseeing desk
  • Water sports†
  • Wedding Services†

† Fees may apply


24 Hour Lounge:  Help yourself to an assortment of light snacks, finger sandwiches, beers, wines and the cocktail of the day any time of day or night. Quiet and serene, admire the scenic vistas while savoring hors d’oeuvres and premium drinks at this lounge open 24 hours a day. Cuisine: Snacks and Drinks. Dress code is casual

Albatros Restaurant:  International cuisine. Enjoy impeccably prepared international cuisine in a casual yet elegant atmosphere amid stunning ocean views. Sample a delightful assortment of items from the extensive buffet or order à la carte from the menu of fresh meats and produce. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Savor seafood grilled over open flames or prepared to local recipes and various dishes with tropical influences. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Dress code is casual.

Health Sushi Bar:  Treat yourself to delicious, yet healthful cuisine, including some of the finest, freshest sushi available. Tuna, salmon, snapper and other Caribbean seafood are always in season here. Light savory meals are served buffet-style on a rooftop, where you can enjoy the tranquil breezes and lovely Caribbean weather. Cuisine: Caribbean Seafood. Dress code is casual. Hours: 9 am to 5 pm.

Maria’s Restaurant:  Mexican Cuisine. Bring your appetite and prepare to delve into authentic culture and flavor. Sample expertly crafted Mexican dishes served à la carte by an attentive staff in a comfortable hacienda-style atmosphere. A unique mix of savory, spicy and full-bodied flavors will leave your taste buds excited and satisfied. Tacos, Veracruzs style fish filet and tamal, prepared with chicken and sweet corn, are some of the authentic items served at Maria’s. Dress code is resort casual. Hours: 6 pm to 10:30 pm.

Il Pescatore Restaurant:  Italian cuisine. Enjoy the comforting rich and robust flavors of Italian cuisine with just the right mix of seaside influences. Pastas are just the beginning here with fresh meat, seafood and vegetable dishes also headlining the menu. Relax with an aperitif at the bar or indulge in a hearty meal in the dining area. The attentive wait staff will ensure that your experience is perfect from beginning to end. Pastas, carpaccio and eggplant parmigiana are just some of the house specialties at Il Pescatore. Dress code is resort casual. Hours: 6 pm to 11 pm.

Spada’s Restaurant:  Brazilian Buffet. Enjoy a Caipirinha or any of our great cocktails. Choose from many different rodizio cuts of delicious roasted meats including lamb, beef, pork and chicken accompanied with gourmet salads and homemade sausages. End your meal with our tasty Brazilian desserts accompanied with a Cachaza, a traditional Brazilian liquor. Dress code is casual. Hours: 6 pm to 11 pm.

In-Suite Service:  Enjoy decadent meals, in the comfort of your own room – delivered with the privacy and discretion of the “magic box” room service cabinet made available to each room.

Gaviotas Bar:  Complement your meal at Gaviotas with the drink of your choice or visit at any time for a beer, glass of wine or your favorite cocktail. Margaritas, mixed drinks and more are always available from friendly, expert bartenders. Dress code is pool attire. Hours: 9 am to 11 pm.

Maria’s Bar:  Enjoy a refreshing margarita in a warm atmosphere with a lively Mexican flair. Maria’s is known for creative Margaritas—which blend fresh fruits, tropical juices and hand-crafted tequilas to sublime perfection. Dress code is resort casual. Hours: 6 pm to 10:30 pm.

Trade Winds Bar:  Take your seat on a swing chair, where margaritas, rum, drinks, mixed drinks and more are always available from friendly bartenders. Hours: 9 am to sunset.

Lobby Bar:  Sip your favorite cocktail as you take in sparkling sea views and socialize with friends. Dress code is casual. Hours: 8 am to 12 am.


Standard Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • AM/FM radio
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • CD player
  • Coffee/Tea maker
  • Direct dial phone number
  • DVD player
  • Hairdryer
  • Mini Bar
  • High Definition (HD) Flat Panel Television – 32 inches or greater
  • Voice mail
  • Wireless internet connection

Standard Suites:  Efficient 263 sq. ft. rooms feature double beds, a semi-private terrace furnished with tables and chaises. Room View: Non-Ocean. Maximum occupancy is 4 guests.

Junior Suites: Spacious 425 sq. ft. Junior Suites with extra high ceilings. Elegant 425 sq. ft. suites include a comfortably furnished private balcony bathrobes, slippers and a mini bar, restocked daily. Connecting to an additional Junior Suite is available. King size bed or double beds are available. Room View: Courtyard. Maximum occupancy: 4 guests.

Ocean View Junior Suites: Extra spacious suites with luxury décor and extra high ceilings. Magnificent ocean views from the private balcony are a highlight of these 425 sq. ft. suites, these suites and higher categories also include an in-suite liquor cabinet. King size bed or double beds are available. Room View: Partial Ocean View. Maximum occupancy: 4 guests.

Ocean Front Junior Suites: Fall asleep with the soothing sounds of the ocean! Extra spacious suites with luxury décor. Guests in these 519 sq. ft. suites and higher categories fall asleep to soothing sounds of the ocean, take in stunning oceanfront vistas from the private balcony, and enjoy a discount on treatments at SPAreal. Room View: Ocean. Max Occupancy: 4 guests. Bedding: King or Doubles.

Ocean Front Family Junior Suites: Offering fabulous oceanfront views from the private balcony, these 519 sq. ft. suites can accommodate up to two adults and three kids with twin bunk beds and a trundle bed in addition to the king-size or two double beds. Room View: Ocean. Max Occupancy: 5 guests. Bedding: King or Doubles & Bunk w/ Trundle Bed. Additional amenities: bathrobe and slippers, mini bar, and liquor cabinet.

Gran Junior Beach Front Walk-Out Suites: Fall asleep with the sound of the waves right outside your suite! With spectacular ocean views and an exclusive designated beach cabana, these impressive 561 sq. ft. suites include myriad luxurious amenities, as well as a walkout terrace providing direct access to the beach and The Royal All Inclusive Resort. You may connect a second Gran Junior Suite Beachfront Walk-Out. Room View: Ocean. Max Occupancy: 4 guests. Bedding: King or Double. Additional amenities: premium liquor cabinet, gourmet coffee, bathrobe and slippers, access to the Royal Playa del Carmen, exclusive beach cabana, direct beach access.

Gran Master 1-Bedroom Oceanfront Suites: Spacious and opulent, these 1.020 sq. ft. suites feature the ultimate ocean views from the private balcony off both the bedroom and the separate living room, while also offering beachfront access, an exclusive designated cabana, full privileges at The Royal Playa del Carmen, and many other luxuries. For a 2-bedroom suite option choose a Junior Suite Oceanfront (subject to availability). Room View: Ocean. Max Occupancy: 4 guests. Bedding: King. Additional amenities: bath robe and slippers, pillow menu, Nespresso or Keurig, premium liquor cabinet, oceanfront rooms, exclusive beach cabana, private terrace with hammock, luxury bath amenities, and access to the Royal Playa del Carmen.


Oki® Kids Club:  The Oki® Kids Club is a carefree, relaxed destination where children can be themselves while also exploring the sun, sand, and surf of Cancun. Daily activities are led by trained professionals to keep kids active and involved with constructive and creative play. Arts & crafts, indoor and outdoor games, imaginative explorations, and enriching cultural discoveries. Ideal for ages 4 through 12, kids can spend mornings, afternoons, evenings, or even the full day engaged in the many delightful diversions that await at Oki. Open from 9am to 8 pm.

T-Zone:  When indoor fun becomes an appealing option – teens and tweens race to the T-Zone. This vibrant space for teens and tweens between the ages of 12 and 17 includes many of their favorite activities such as video games, karaoke, socializing, dancing, and more – with low-key adult supervision making sure the fun stays age-appropriate at all times. The convenient on-property hot spot, open from 11 am to 11 pm, gives even the most finicky teen or tween countless ways to enjoy their own Panama Jack Resorts Playa del Carmen experience – including parties, contests, beach games, pool games, and more.

Other Resort Activities

  • Aqua aerobics
  • Bike center†
  • Children’s pool
  • Children’s program, onsite
  • Direct access to a beach
  • Daily and Nightly entertainment
  • Fitness center
  • Golf, offsite
  • Hot tub
  • Paddle boats
  • Kayaks
  • Snorkeling
  • Pool
  • Sauna†
  • Shopping†
  • Spa†
  • Steam bath†
  • Water Sports Center

† Fees may apply


For Memories That Last a Lifetime…. Celebrate at Gran Porto Resort.
Your dream wedding awaits you at Gran Porto Resort in Playa del Carmen. The celebrated beachfront of this all-inclusive resort is ideal for a romantic ceremony for two or a lavish wedding with family and friends and it’s perfect for honeymoons, anniversaries and vow renewals as well. From free wedding and honeymoon packages to an array of custom options, let us create your most special moments and cherished memories. (Gran Resorts Wedding Information – PDF)

Big Day Preview
With the Big Day Preview, two of you will enjoy two days of all-inclusive luxury at Gran Porto Resort for just $400, and you’ll then receive a $400 credit toward your wedding booking. It’s like getting the preview for free! Experience one of the world’s most celebrated beachfront destinations, and imagine your dream wedding at the romantic oceanfront gazebo or on the pristine sands of the beach.

Experience Your Dream Wedding Destination:

    • Two-night luxury getaway for two
    • All-inclusive accommodations featuring fine dining, signature cocktails, live entertainment and heartfelt service
    • Personal on-site wedding planner
    • Exclusive resort tour and optional menu tasting.

For Just the Two of You: Marry your true love in the most romantic setting you can imagine, gazing into each other’s eyes in an oceanfront gazebo or holding hands on the sands of a picturesque beach. Our wedding option For Just the Two of You includes all of the wedding traditions that make such an important event so special, from the bridal bouquet to a signature wedding cake, and best of all, it’s free with a minimum night stay. Free Wedding for Two. Symbolic marriage ceremony and certificate by a bilingual secular officiant. Bridal bouquet and groom boutonniere, Signature wedding cake, & Sparkling wine toast after the ceremony.

Intimate Elegance: Exchange your vows surrounded by those who matter most with this elegant wedding option for the happy couple and up to 10 guests. Say “I do” on a sparkling shoreline or in a lovely gazebo overlooking the ocean while your closest friends and family look on. Bring your favorite music to accompany the ceremony and enjoy a toast with your guests afterward. Intimate Elegance also includes a beachfront couples massage and romantic beachfront dinner for two and it’s all free with minimum room nights booked. Free wedding for the couple and up to 10 guests, plus complimentary amenities for the couple.

Lavish and Opulent: Celebrate your love with a Lavish & Opulent wedding in which all your dreams come true. Your guests will witness your union at a gorgeous oceanfront gazebo or an idyllic beach venue, followed by a cocktail hour with appetizers and a fully private wedding reception with a three-course meal. Special touches like a natural floral centerpiece and personalized menu cards make your big day unforgettable. You and your love will especially enjoy romantic amenities such as a beachfront couples massage and the champagne and chocolate-dipped strawberries delivered to your suite on your wedding night. For the couple and up to 20 guests.

Honeymoons and Anniversaries: Your wedding day was magical and your honeymoon should be just as unforgettable. Start your new journey together in paradise, enjoying the ocean breezes in your beach cabana as you sip a refreshing cocktail. Our free honeymoon package creates more romantic moments with flower petals in your suite, a sweetheart cake for two and other special amenities. Guests who celebrate their wedding at Gran Porto Resort can also enjoy this free package when returning for their first anniversary. Lounge by the pool, take advantage of your discount at the spa and enjoy a romantic oceanfront dinner for two as you celebrate your love.

Vow Renewal: Relive the joy of your wedding at the Gran Porto Resort by returning for your first anniversary and declaring your love all over again. Celebrate a wonderful first year together on the pristine beaches where you wed in paradise and renew your vows with a complimentary symbolic vow renewal package.

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