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Mahekal Beach Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mahekal Beach Resorts goes out of it's way to make sure their guests are having a great time. My husband and I have visited twice. April 2016 and this past April, where we got married at the resort. We brought 63 people to the resort which can be nerve wracking, since people have different vacation styles. We are happy to...

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Karen S, Manager at Mahekal Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Traveling Sandra- Let us first start off by saying thank you for choosing Mahekal Beach Resort to host your wedding and to be a part of your most special day. We are honored to help you and your friends celebrate! Thank you also for posting a wonderful review of both the property and the staff. We are delighted that...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing. The rooms are awesome, food is great, very close to ocean, and service makes it all worth coming back every year. Our friend Raul Bobaolilla gave great service and made us laugh. As for everyone else too.

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SocialMahekal, Public Relations Manager at Mahekal Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear EnriqueyNina, Thank you for sharing your experience about your recent stay at Mahekal and for mentioning Raul, he is absolutely great! We are glad to read about your positive experience. We hope that we will have the opportunity to welcoming you again. Sending you best regards from Paradise, The Mahekal Beach Resort Family

Laguna Beach, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I made our reservation at this resort, I asked the reservation desk for guidance about which rooms would be most quiet and I chose the type of room recommended to me. When we arrived, we were pleased with the warm welcome, beautiful grounds and efficiency of the staff. However, the location of our room (#163) was a huge disappointment....

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Karen S, Manager at Mahekal Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Cheryl P- Thank you for the lovely comments about the beauty of our Mahekal Beach Resort. This past weekend we did have some joyful celebrating with wedding groups. While some groups were celebrating, other guests may not want to hear their joy. We apologize our team wasn't able to move you to a quieter location in another garden setting....

Belgium
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We liked our stay very much because of: - very friendly en helpful staf, - good breakfast, - nice setting and rooms (we had a room with seaview), - very good/comfortable beds, - possibility to rent bikes (take Avenue 10 and go biking to Playacar), - good lighting in the bathroom which is often seldom in hotel rooms (bathroom is...

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California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fabulous time at Mahekal Beach Resort. It is close to 5th avenue and located right next to the beach. It was the best of both worlds. This resort is very popular and check in at 3pm. So we took advantage of the beach and spa while we waited to check in. We were so happy we did....

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recommendation - Ask prior for a room near the beach front or infinity pool Pros - Overall great hotel - Amazing infinity pool - Nice rooms and clean - Staff are nice - Organic shampoo condition and soap - Great amenities Cons - Slightly further from the night life area - Wifi is quite slow - No mini fridge in...

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Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We absolutely loved Mahekal! Its right in the city of Playa Del Carmen so you get to experience the local flavor and local people. The resort itself if luxurious but also very Mexico. The pallapa roof rooms took 1 night to get used to, they smell grassy and you hear the breeze and birds, but by the last night we...

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Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have spent 10 days at the Mahekal Beach Resort in Playa del Carmen. This is surely one of the better spot that the Caribbean Coastline has to offer. The resort is right on the beach side and is with its natural authentic hats widespread and quiet. The food is absolutely delicious. The smoothies at Fuego are a dream. So...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Mahekal is a beautiful property and resort. I loved being able to unplug, rest, get Spa treatments and eat great food. I highly recommend this resort to anyone looking for a great vacation. The service is exceptional and very friendly.

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We picked Mahekal Beach Resort to host our wedding on April 2017. When searching for a location we originally thought it would be hosted in Tulum. After some research on TripAdvisor we found the Mahekal and knew it was the perfect place for us. Once we picked the date we started working with their event planning team. Laura was a...

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SocialMahekal, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Mahekal Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear michellebalsams, Thank you for choosing us for your wedding and for the 5 star review! We are pleased to learn that the Mahekal family provided exceptional care, service and made the most important day in your life extraordinary. Hope to welcome you back to celebrate your anniversary next year! Best Regards from Paradise, Tha Mahekal Beach Resort Family

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Mahekal Beach Resort is a legendary resort village located on 800 feet of white sand beach in the heart of vibrant Playa del Carmen. It has 198 thatched roof, palapa-style bungalows within steps of Fifth Avenue, the celebrated entertainment, shopping, and restaurant district of Playa del Carmen. The thousands of loyal repeat guests at Mahekal Beach Resort describe it as magical, memorable, and authentically Yucatecan. Our style is friendly and relaxed, a unique Caribbean experience where you can rock gently in a hammock on your private terrace and enjoy undoubtedly the best beach in Playa. Our guests love the fact that we have never compromised our truly unique ambiance and style. In keeping with that style, our rooms do not offer televisions. Instead, they feature original, brightly colored, Mexican tile bathrooms, private terraces with hammocks for siestas and star gazing, and locally-crafted Mexican wood furniture in an outdoor seating area where you can enjoy our magical sanctuary. The Resort offers meal plans that include breakfast daily and lunch or dinner. This choice gives our guests the opportunity to explore the many dining options in Playa del Carmen. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mahekal Beach Resort

Address: Calle 38, Entre Avenida 5a y Zona Federal Maritima, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico (Formerly Shangri-La Caribe)
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: $272 - $563 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mahekal Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 196
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Also Known As:
Mahekal Beach Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Shangri La Caribe Hotel
Shangri La Caribe Playa Del Carmen
Mahekal Beach Resort Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
Hotel Style:
#17 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#21 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#24 Luxury Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#24 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#30 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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“close to the beach”
mariesQ7684WQ, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms closest to reception area are best”
BethB75205, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are nice and quiet. The oceanfront ones are larger, and the view is simply amazing!”
Paulamcconnell08, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Love, love, love the palapa's by the fountains”
seagazer, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“Get a room in the middle of the property”
Travelat50, 13 May 2017 | Read review
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