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Medford, Oregon
Reviewed 15 May 2012

Stayed for 8 nights in the beach section of the resort first week in May. Check in was a breeze, was greeted with smiles and cold lemonade which was perfect after a long hot day of traveling! We had previously written multiple emails requesting a room as high off the ground floor as possible and with an ocean veiw. We...

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6Thank rookiegrl
Reviewed 15 May 2012 via mobile

Myself and my husband stayed for 2 weeks in April, upon arrival we were upgraded to adults only...which was fab, and if your a couple travelling without children(we had left ours at home) I would recommend it, you get a pool, separate part of beach, own breakfast buffet and no children in your block of rooms. Yes there is a...

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3Thank AJFrench
Maryland
Reviewed 14 May 2012

Stayed last September and liked it so much we bought weeks. This year stayed in a hacienda with a private pool and tube in a 1 bedroom. Food at the buffets in very good, the main buffet has cook stations that are put to good use at breakfast, lunch and dinner. The restaurants serve very good food. Don't expect French...

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5Thank Wickedmc
british columbia
Reviewed 13 May 2012

We recently went for a two week vacation from April 9-23, 2012 to the Sandos Playacar. Our group was made up of 9 family members ranging in age from early 20's to mid 50's looking for a resort that would offer something for everyone with a great beach and close proximity to Playa Del Carmen. The Sandos Playacar definitely fit...

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Orange Beach, Alabama
Reviewed 13 May 2012

Just got back from Sandos again May2-10 and had a great time. We have been here 10 times, and although we have stayed at several other all-ins in Mex. and 3 other countries, we keep coming back here. We stayed at the beach part of the resort. The rooms are a little older, but very clean, and close to the...

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5Thank TerryLyndaF
Nottingham UK
Reviewed 13 May 2012

Fantastic honeymoon well worth the 11 hour flight . Good food . Rivera suit was nice and the service we received was all good. Good choice of restaurants and activities . I would say we will def return however we are in June as we enjoyed it so much .

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1Thank Samiantha81
Miramichi, New Brunswick, Canada
Reviewed 12 May 2012

We have just returned from another fabulous week at Sandos Playacar. Before we made our reservations, we talked about going elsewhere.We were afraid we would be bored going to the same resort, time after time. We were so wrong! This is our 5th visit and we are already making plans to return. Friends joined us to celebrate our 5th Wedding...

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4Thank Mary Lyn O
belfast, maine
Reviewed 11 May 2012

My family decided to try this resort with their Sandos Royal Elite Membership rather than return to the Palace Resorts where many of us have gone for several years. The main factor, besides trying a new resort was definitely the price. Each person saved at least $600 for the seven night all-inclusive plan that we normally booked through Palace Resorts....

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3Thank sholescurtis
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 11 May 2012

Just back from a 5-day trip to this resort. Had another great time! It's still as great a place as it was last year. Mediterranean speciality restaurant was out of this world! French was still excellent, but Asian had slipped a bit in quality and presentation. Italian, so-so. Breakfasts were outstanding! Staff was/is incredibly friendly and helpful. We enjoyed our...

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2Thank GrizzlyAlan
Paterson, New Jersey
Reviewed 10 May 2012

VERY easy check-in with Juan in lobby! Property and room was very nice. I was glad to see that they enforced the adults-only section of the resort which they did not do last time I was there...two thumbs up for that one! The live band by the pool on Sunday was awesome!! Great staff and bartenders! Gustavo Esparza has been...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa is an all-Inclusive hotel in Playa del Carmen with both family and adult sections. We are ideally located on a magnificent white sandy beach in the gated community of Playacar, within walking distance to downtown Playa and Fifth Avenue. Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa is located only forty-five minutes from the Cancun International Airport, and the pier serving ferries to Cozumel is a short distance from our property.Playacar is a private, master-planned community situated on the southern edge of downtown Playa del Carmen. Guests at Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa enjoy this exclusive community’s impressive infrastructure, including an 18-hole golf course designed by Robert Von Hagge, the Xaman-Ha Aviary, pristine biking paths, and Mayan ruins, accessible to the public for hiking.Riviera Maya is a protected region where many remaining artifacts from the fascinating Mayan civilization can be found. Surrounded by Mayan archeological zones, such as those at Tulum, Coba, and Chicen-Itza, this Playa del Carmen hotel successfully preserves a strong sense of Mayan culture onsite, adding an authentic feel and flavor to the vacation experience in Playacar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandos Playacar Beach Resort

Address: Paseo Xaman-Ha | Manzana 1, Lote 1 Fracc.Playacar, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: $263 - $547 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sandos Playacar Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 819
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Also Known As:
Sandos Playacar Beach Hotel
Hotel Sandos Playacar Beach
Beach Playacar Resort Sandos
Sandos Playacar Resort
Sandos Playa Del Carmen
Gala Resort Playacar
Sandos Gala Playacar
Sandos Playacar Mexico
Sandos Resort
Playacar Sandos
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#33 Top resorts Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#35 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#42 Luxury Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#43 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#44 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#53 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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“If you want to be close to the beach since this is such a large resort, ask for a room by pool/beach not in the family section.”
 of 5 bubbles sherrircarlson, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Try the Haciendas best”
 of 5 bubbles michelebp, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Adult only section is the farthest from the beach, with a great pool and bar. Beach front rooms offers best/only view of the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles Froggy91, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get ocean view! It is a bit of a hike to the restaurants - but worth the walk!”
 of 5 bubbles 344jenniferl, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Second floor or a corner room.”
 of 5 bubbles kevinw22, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
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