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Yaya Beach Bar and Restaurant

Avenida Malecon Con Calle Coronado, Mahahual 77976, Mexico
+52 1 983 137 6470
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Avenida Malecon Con Calle Coronado, Mahahual 77976, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

- not a good food quality (just the average) - poor service (and we were only 2 tables to serve ) - unfriendly behavior (not able to order what the other table ordered ... because they are neighbors , they can order something different than...More

Thank PhR1
Yaya-Beach, Proprietario at Yaya Beach Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, I am really sorry you had a bad experience with us. Probably the table beside yours was occupied by the staff of the "Diving Shop" : we have a deal with them providing a meal per day. The portions are fixed so we can't...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017

Short taxi ride 5-10 minutes from the cruise pier. As we walked up the beach it was crowded until we reached Yaya Beach Club - so much room, very comfortable lounge beds - Sergio was excellent - there were 14 of us and he was...More

1  Thank Karen D
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This is a fun place to hang out on the beach with great service and drinks. It's in front of a very nice beach area with water almost as calm as a swimming pool.

Thank loveboatcapt
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Spent the day at Yaya beach club. We had 2 different parties and it was hard to get our chairs together. Over the drinks were good, but the service and the food were average for the Mexican Beach Club. There was a ton of seaweed...More

Thank dt12201
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Sergio and Monica are wonderful. The beach is beautiful. The food is good. And the service is outstanding. Some comment about local vendor pressure. They do seem to approach you every few minutes, but most accept a polite"no thank you" and move on. They are...More

Thank Brian V
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We visited here with the expectation of a simple beach day. Chair, food, and view. It was a good choice. I booked it through Shore Excursioneer, not Carnival. It was a 10min taxi ride from costa maya port. The only negative is the fact that...More

1  Thank Glenn J
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We visited this bar one night in the beginning of June 2017 and had a really nice time there. The best thing with this bar is the beach beds that are really confortable and nice. The bad thing with this place is that the beach...More

Thank Stefan G
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

It looks good, it sounds good but we had a dozen drinks and left completely sober. Not that we were trying to get drunk, but every drink could not taste any alcohol. When we asked for a shot to try the tequila straight, our thoughts...More

1  Thank TequilaRon777
Yaya-Beach, Proprietario at Yaya Beach Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2017

Hi TequilaRon777, I am sorry you think that, probably you got used to other places that use pure alcohol for the open bar drinks. But with that kind of alcohol clients can feel really sick. We use a real mexican tequila brand, is 8% lighter...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017

This is a beautiful beach great for swimming. We bought the all inclusive package and were not disappointed. It comes with a huge meal of tacos, quesadillas, nachos, salsa, and guacamole. It was all good but the guacamole was amazing. We got a little cabana...More

Thank Kelly E
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

No doubt about it--the Italian ownership here knows how to put together a playlist. Not the "boom-boom" music or 80s music or traditional Mexican music you tend to hear elsewhere on the Malecon. Makes for a place you can chill for a long while, enjoying...More

Thank Babs N
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23 March 2017|
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Response from Rachel H | Reviewed this property |
we did not see the shuttle the day we went so we grabbed a taxi. I think it was $2 per person.
4 March 2017|
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Response from Yaya-Beach | Property representative |
Hi, you can tip the waiter when you leave. Best regards Gabriel
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Response from brownd3max2016 | Reviewed this property |
What Gabriel said....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts American Express
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Malecon Con Calle Coronado, Mahahual 77976, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Costa Maya  >  Mahahual
  • Phone Number: +52 1 983 137 6470
  • E-mail
Yaya Beach is the newest beach club in Costa Maya, Mahahual. Our goal is to satisfy our customers by offering an unforgettable beach experience. What we call "Yaya day" will be the best memory of your vacation: it's not a regular beach break - our guests just chill at the beach and let us take care of them in our Yaya way. We speak English, Spanish, Italian and our restaurant and bar combine tropical drinks and cocktails, with local seafood and Mexican style dishes, including lobster. Plus, if you want something more than pure relax, the beach club hosts DOCTOR DIVE, the best and safest dive center in Costa Maya for snorkeling, discover scuba diving and boat trips. Moreover we have free wifi, showers, massages and male/female restrooms. Purified water is used for all Yaya food and beverage.
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