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London, Canada
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 28 February 2011

First sun vacation and what a great start! My husband and I spent a week in August and this resort has so much potential. Great location, great food, great activities and great room! The service is the only one that could improve, but being a big resort, it's given that you have to be a bit more patient than usual!... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 27 February 2011

Sandos Playacar Great beach – goes for miles Great rooms – junior suite in Riviera section facing the jungle is fantastic – lots of birds, coatis, and jungle to look at. Nice private balcony. Huge Jacuzzi tub, sofa and king bed. Fridge in room with pop and beer (free). Towels good. Shower and two sinks. Safe in room and lots... More 

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13 Thank cathyandcolleen
selby n yorks england
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38 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2011

We stayed at this resort for one week at the end of jan/feb this year, it was our second visit , our last being Nov 09, and we can only say its got even better . we stayed in the riviera section , which we prefer as it is a lot quieter. Rooms ; We stayed in the 8000 section... More 

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3 Thank gath
Neuchatel, Switzerland
2 reviews
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Reviewed 26 February 2011

We stayed two weeks in this amazing hotel. The beach and the hotel was magnificient. Turquoise water and white sand. The complexe is beautiful and the haciendas are very nice. Those rooms are in the middle of the complex and are very beautiful (without noises and not too far away from the beach). The most amazing aspect of our stay... More 

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3 Thank JoelJean
Ottawa
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Reviewed 26 February 2011

I stayed at Sandos Playacar from the 17th to the 24th of February 2011. I went with my mother and father, their second time at the resort since December last year and my first time there. I’m going to try to provide a detailed review that will help those looking at Sandos Playacar as a vacation option. As always, the... More 

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4 Thank joeytcanada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 February 2011

Just came back from an 8 day stay at Sandos, could not ask for a better weather- one of the best beaches, amazing service with a smile, unbeatable entertainment crew/ sport team. Kids club is great - forgot we had kids , French restaurant is a must:)~. I Recommend the white party on the beach with the fire show on... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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45 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2011

A 45 minute ride from airport, a beautiful,clean,resort spread out.Golf cart and vans transport you to the meeting place ,beach ,spa,restaurants, ect..hard to travel up and down the hill,too much walking.Lots of food and fancy drinks,Great restaurants,the mexican,steak,french and asian.- the best. No wheel chair for me,their excuse was it broke down,the bell man gave it way ect ect.No ,real... More 

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Dorking, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 February 2011

Travelled with my husband and 4 year old daughter and had a wonderful time. There was a great mix of all ages which helped make a great atmosphere. Originally booked the Caracol but after 3 days they asked if we would like to have a junior suite here instead for no extra cost (including taxi). This hotel is 100% better... More 

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2 Thank funchick
Toronto On.
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2011

February 23rd 2011 just returned, Everything was great, food, drinks, service, the beach, accommodation was wonderful.....great time all around....However, beware of: If you take Scuba Diving the short little guy that teaches doesn't know what he is talking about and someone will get hurt one day. Second: Beware of the kids program, friends of mine stayed at another resort six... More 

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Vancouver, B.C.
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2011

After reading the numerous reviews the first thing I need to say is: If you have chosen Sandos Playacar you will have a great time. YOU can make it a great time. Be firm and polite and say NO to the Timeshare staff. They contacted us once--the morning after a later arrival--and we said that we were not interested and... More 

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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
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
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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: $293 - $710 (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
Hotel Style:
#31 Top resorts Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#35 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#39 Luxury Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#42 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#44 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#55 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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“Riviera Junior Suite Select Club Adults only corner room lobby/pool side view. Nice room and good features. Very comfortable beds.”
 of 5 bubbles sabalas2016, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“adult only section was very nice room 9240 is about as far away from the lobby as you can get. It was pool view and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles smalltown402, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“pray or hope you can find Ingrid”
 of 5 bubbles maureensfamily, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“adult only offers better overall amenities but are farthest from the beach. they have a cart to drive you.”
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“Make sure to get a pool view room in the adult only section and not room 9208”
 of 5 bubbles DEBW1954, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
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