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Almaplena Eco Beach Resort

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Carretera costera, Km 12.5, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
+52 1 983 137 5070
09:00 - 23:30
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Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 26 December 2016

My husband & I visited Costa Maya on our cruise last week, and planned on going to Maya Chan Beach, however we didn't realize we needed a previous reservation so decided to visit Almaplena at a fellow travelers suggestion. We hired a taxi who charged us $20 and we paid him upon our arrival to Almaplena. The facility is just... More 

Thank angietm_12
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Almaplena beach hotel resort resumes in a beautifull, clean and amazing get away. Excellent service. Food could get better but its understandable since its far away from the city. Amazing view, best vibe, safe, real and clean. Cant wait to get back

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Charleston, South Carolina
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133 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

We spent the day here (see review of the hotel for the details and photos) Lunch was (almost) unending with a selection of fish, chicken and beef tacos along with delicious guacamole and of course chips and salsa. They make a mean margarita and the sangria is excellent as well.

Thank BeachyBride2010
Mexico City, Mexico
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2016

The Resort is amazing... the restaurant is terrible... we were planning to get married in that place, but after trying simple things in their restaurant we decided to go somewhere else... We ordered a guacamole (simple mexican appetizer) and it was very bad... also the bread with cheese... For the price is not worth it... there are better places to... More 

Thank ofeliavez2016
Merida, Mexico
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Almaplena is far from the town, is like 11 km in a road that is not in the best conditions, but is not the worst road either. From Mahahual town it takes you like 15 or 20 min in a regular car to get there, but once you're there, you can enjoy the softer sand of all Mahahual, with km... More 

Thank RoxReyes
Sunny Fla.
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 January 2016

What a wonderful place! We spent the day here while in port on the NCL Star. It was easy to get to, just a short taxi ride, and a great way to spend the day. At first the weather looked cloudy but soon after arriving the sun came out and it was a beautiful day. Massages on the beach can... More 

Thank vettechgrl
Norwich, Vermont
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 23 January 2016

Walked down the beach with a full moon rising to this little boutique inn on Christmas Eve. Seven courses awaited us as we were seated on the outdoor balcony overlooking the Caribbean. Started with Quiche Loren and marinated Salmon, moved on to Gnocchi, Italian Cannelloni and Samba marinated fish (little strong on the liquor for this dish) with a shrimp... More 

Thank jckelly4
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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308 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 14 January 2016

Hubby and I had a delicious meal. We had chips, salsa, fresh guacamole, fish tacos, chicken tacos, and beef tacos. We ate on the porch facing the beach. It was a relaxing lunch!

Thank teniseetraveler
Alcoa, Tennessee
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Paid for a day on the beach & loved it! Easily found our cab outside of the port area. 20-minute drive ended at a beautiful small resort. Quiet beach with refreshing drinks. Water was murky but refreshing. Had a lunch that was plentiful, fresh and delicious. Friendly staff. Would do it again! Returned to the ship in plenty of time.

Thank SusanDaRealtor
Sterling, Virginia
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281 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015

This is hard for me because the resort itself was immaculate, the service was exactly what you want - they were there when you neede/wanted them, but led you alone to relax. The faculty and the grounds were idyllic - white powder sand and plenty of lounge chairs that were placed well away from any others. The beer was cold... More 

Thank JT03

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Caribbean, Italian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera costera, Km 12.5, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Costa Maya  >  Mahahual
  • Phone Number: +52 1 983 137 5070
Directly on the edge of the caribbean sea, Almaplena Restaurant offers mainly mediterranean cuisine with local influences that incorporate and enhance the best ingredients and regional flavors; delicate and light dishes where the fish, caught from local fishermen, has an important role.Enjoy a casual atmosphere eating with an enchanting view on Puerto Angel beach.We offer a variety of cocktails, the finest Rum, and Tequila for that "perfect" drink.

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