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Mahahual Beach

Mahahual, Mexico
+52 1 983 733 6068
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Beautiful beach, annoying sales

We loved our day in Costa Maya and the gorgeous beach and snorkeling in the reef was outstanding... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Robyn H
via mobile
Blue blue ocean and friendly locals!

Loved it here. It was quaint and not crowded. and the locals were really nice. It felt like how... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
Los Angeles, United States
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Mahahual, Mexico
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Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We loved our day in Costa Maya and the gorgeous beach and snorkeling in the reef was outstanding. The only issue was we were annoyed after awhile by the CONSTANT stream of people trying to sell us all sorts of ridiculous things, trying that give...More

3  Thank Robyn H
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Loved it here. It was quaint and not crowded. and the locals were really nice. It felt like how mexico should be!

Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

A fabulous beach area. The water is crystal clear. There is a path that allows you to walk alongside the beach and plenty of restaurants and shops along the way

1  Thank Elaine P
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We went to this beach as an excursion from our cruise ship. We usually do our own excursions but not this time. The beach was dirty, full of shells and rocks getting into the water, the sunbathing area chairs and lounges were dirty and on...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We took a short ride from the cruise port to Yaya Beach in Mahahaul and walked from end to end. There are many shops and places encouraging you to stop to eat and drink. There are street vendors along the whole length. You are in...More

1  Thank Eric B
Reviewed 2 June 2017

we were diverted here from Grand Cayman on our cruise. We were upset at first but in the end found a Jewel of a small town with a beautiful beach. I would come here for a beach vacay and spend an entire week here to...More

Thank BobIsham1
Reviewed 2 June 2017

When in Costa Maya, Mexico either stay at Blue Reef Beach Club all day and bask in the sun or stay overnight and see the most incredible view from the rooftop pool. The owner, Jaime makes you feel so welcomed and the food and drinks...More

3  Thank Alice H
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We visited here on a cruise, and went to this beach as it is near the cruise ship. While not walking distance, there are lots of taxis that can take you there in about 3 minutes. There are a variety of restaurants/hotels with beach chairs...More

2  Thank Sabenat
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on a cruise and had a great time at this beach. It's not walking distance from the cruise port, so we had to take a taxi (pretty cheap but they expect good tips from American tourists). The beach itself is kind of...More

Thank Grace L
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Mahahual Beach was so beautiful, a hidden gem for sure. The food was delicious, the water is spectacular. A five minute taxi ride away from the port. This is a must see if you love the beach! Lots of shopping too.

2  Thank Xela357
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1 June 2017|
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Response from Lotte F | Reviewed this property |
To the best if my knowledge,there's pretty good snorkeling right off the beach , but best check with the locals...they're knowledgable and friendly and like to help
13 March 2017|
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Response from Jose R | Reviewed this property |
Hi mahahual it's a town and those places you mention basically are based on consumption don't need to buy package or anything such, the beach it's nice and safe for kids as they protection from the coral reef barrier Hope... More
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3 February 2017|
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Response from Kuon L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry the late reply. Just got done shovelling snow. I hope wherever you are you don't have to deal with this. It's a bit of a walk and there are plenty of cheap taxis and golf carts for rent. Plus there's not much to see or... More