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26 reviews
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Reviewed 14 January 2016

This was our second stay in Playa Caribe #11. The condo is very comfortable, beautifully decorated, and exquisitely clean. Even on a rainy day, we were perfectly content there. And the view from the 4th floor is well worth climbing the stairs for. The Playa Caribe staff is altogether excellent. The grounds keeping staff worked tirelessly to clear sargassum from... More 

Thank mrmrsbear
Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 13 January 2016

This was our second trip to the amazing town of Akumal and we stayed at Playa Caribe in unit 12. This unit is on the top floor and is very comfortable. The building has great staff that help with everything. This unit has great amenities and is decorated with a fun Mexican flair. We had the best time.

Thank Jon G
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 January 2016

December 27 - January 3 2016 Over the Last 20+ years we've had 15 trips to Akumal. But this was our first time staying at Playa Caribe and it was perfect! This trip was a once in a life time event . We rented 4 of the condos #1, #2, #3, and #5- We had the opportunity to bring back... More 

Thank Sunbumps
Huntington Beach, California
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 6 January 2016

We stayed in Unit #12 and the condo was very nice. It had everything we needed and had great ocean views! We arrived late on Sunday night (12/13) and were greeted with an amazing meteor shower! Our next day was spent at Yal-Ku lagoon and we had an excellent day snorkeling even though visibility wasn't great, due to rainy weather.... More 

Thank Ann F
Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
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Reviewed 6 January 2016

Our family stayed in Playa Caribe #4 for a week over the Christmas holidays. We had a great stay and highly recommend it! Having been the victim of a scam through Homeaway, I was reticent to quickly jump into another rental. However, Shari quickly alleviated any concerns with her communications before the trip. She kept us updated about things going... More 

1 Thank Sharon F
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Reviewed 17 December 2015

We stayed in Condo #8........ We were celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary and ended up in this PLACE. It is a huge disappointment. The condo is completely in need of a renovation. Everything is dated and old. The lampshades and refrigerator are rusted. The bathroom is a disaster. No water pressure in a bathtub out of the Middle Ages .....nobody... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 30 November 2015

We stayed here for a week in November and had a great time.The location is ideal if you want to be walking distance to town but away from some of the crowds. Unit #9 is a spacious, modern, and very nicely decorated third-floor condo on the south end of the building. The kitchen is well stocked with everything you need... More 

Thank CivicDriver
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Reviewed 30 November 2015

Rented " a penthouse" on the 4th floor, 2 bedroom+ 2 bathrooms (during the "cheap week" same price as 1 Br.) NO elevator. Our condo #10 was beautifully appointed, very elegant blend of Mexican and Asian decor, all amenities one can think of: nice dishes, excellent pans and pots, wine glasses of various types, great bedding and towels, blender, microwave/convection... More 

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Monticello, Illinois
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Reviewed 24 October 2015

We were a group of two couples. The accommodations were perfect. The kitchen was well equipped with everything you would need and the pots, pans, dishes, serving pieces matched and were like new. Each bedroom had a private balcony, plenty of storage and a very nice bathroom. The on-site pool was wonderful as were the beach palapas, plenty of lounge... More 

Thank G7062BHjanet
Liphook, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 August 2015

Everything was very comfortable. The apartment had a maid service everyday and the management were very helpful. Our favourite place for breakfast was the Turtle Beach Cafe and dinner Beuna Vida , which was a short walk along the Beach. The only down side was this year there was massive amount of sargassum seaweed and it smelt really bad. The... More 

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Playa Caribe consists of twelve 2 bedroom condos and 3 studios. Generally regarded as the best on Halfmoon Bay. We have the only water treatment (RO) system that allows you to use and drink the water safely just like home. We have a pool and are centrally located to all that the Akumal area has to offer. Some of the best snorkeling is right off our beach. You will see turtles all year round right from our patio. Hope to see you soon in paradise. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Playa Caribe

Address: Lote 34 | Half Moon Bay, Akumal, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Akumal
Price Range: $193 - $499 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Playa Caribe Hotel Akumal
Playa Caribe Riviera Maya/Akumal, Mexico
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“Center units seem to have the best views”
 of 5 bubbles travelstarr, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Tell the staff you want to be notified at night if there are turtles nesting on the beach.”
  • View from the balcony facing the road- Beautiful sunset
  • View from the balcony facing the road- Beautiful sunset
 of 5 bubbles jharvey25, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“It seems that all condos in Playa Caribe are ocean view😄 So can't go wrong👍”
 of 5 bubbles evac144, 9 Apr 2016 | Read review
“#6 was perfect!!!”
 of 5 bubbles Ashtleahy, 12 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The best views are from the center units (#2, #5, #8, and #11).”
 of 5 bubbles mrmrsbear, 14 Jan 2016 | Read review
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