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Ottawa
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...

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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...

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1Thank MikeBMW
Calgary, Canada
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...

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Dorking, United Kingdom
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...

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Toronto On.
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...

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Vancouver, B.C.
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...

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6Thank CruisingCathy
Regina, Canada
Reviewed 23 February 2011

Don't do an upgrade. An absolutely awesome place to stay but the pressure we experienced for 'time/holiday share' at the beginning was unacceptable. I paid significant extra for upgrade for my husband to have ocean view due to limited mobility and the fact that a wedding party we were joining were going to be at the front. When we checked...

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2Thank SaskatchewanVisitor
Reviewed 22 February 2011

My husband, myself and our two year old daughter stayed at the Sandos Playacar resort in the Riveria section from Feb 13-20, 2011. We met my sister, her husband and their three year old boy there...There were a lot of good things about this hotel and a lot of bad. We were all given rooms in the farthest building from...

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Tigard, Oregon
Reviewed 21 February 2011

My husband and I had a nice time at this resort - there is plenty to do with the nightly shows and music. The beach is great but as we found out February is high season so it was difficult to find an available lounge chair if you didn't get to the beach first thing in the morning. The main...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 21 February 2011

My wife and l arrived in Mexico on a sunny Sunday morning on Feb.6,2011. We were booked to stay at the Sandos Playacar in Playa del Carmen. After stopping at 3 other hotels to drop off other Canadian Tourists, we finally arrived at our hotel at about 12 noon one and a half hours later. When we checked in we...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
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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 

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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: $277 - $590 (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:
#34 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
#47 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#53 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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“OCEAN VIEW ALL THE WAY! Although Haciendas have awesome hot tubs!”
villegasgina, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“They recommend rooms in the adult area. It's too far from the beach. The beach front rooms are great. Watch the sunrise from the patio!”
cgengler, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you can dish out 2500.00 - you can have a room on the beach but the food still sucks.”
  • Huge screw in the middle of the outlet, had to prop my plug in with a book underneath to charge
loretta624, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We love the adult only section!”
pdvm5, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Building near beach”
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