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Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa

4.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Paseo Xaman-Ha | Manzana 1, Lote 1 Fracc.Playacar, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited Sandos Playacar from July 27th- Aug 03 2014. While we have visited Mexico at least 10 times at various resorts, we have found the best beach and hospitality is at Sandos Playacar Resort. This was our 4th visit to Sandos Playacar Resort. We booked our transport through USA Transfers and reserved a private van for 3 people for... More

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McKinney, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Myself, my wife, and my 10 year old daughter just returned yesterday from Sandos Playacar. I will do my best to give our impression of the resort and our stay. We used Cancún Avatays Shuttle and Tours for DIRECT transportation to the resort from the Airport. Cost for this is very reasonable at $95 round-trip for the 3 of us.... More

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Springboro, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a get away for my wife and I. We love the location ($7 taxi ride), close to Playa Del Carmen but everything was right there at this resort. The staff was really great and the food was absolutely fantastic. We loved this place so much we bought into it. Once suggestion for getting to the resort. Don't take... More

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Cantley, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Thanks for a very good service at the adult pool by DAVID, and at the beach with Yasmine, We really appreciate the adult section at beach and pool. please provide a front non-smoker section at the beach... for people who don't want to smoke

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Sandos_Playacar, General Manager at Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear denpg, While extending warm regards from this “Su casa”, Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa, I would like to thank you for the time invested in sharing with us and this online community your experiences lived during your recent visit. We are very happy to know that we managed to exceed your overall expectations in such a way that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My first time apprehension of going some where new was quickly settled on arrival at Sandos. We stayed in the family part of the resort, for which the rooms comfortably sleep a family of four. Theses rooms are approximately 10 minute walk to the main restaurants and 15 to the beach. We ate in all the restaurant's except the French,... More

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Sandos_Playacar, General Manager at Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear RichardEssexUK, Thank you very much for your wonderful comments and for taking the time to post your review on Trip Advisor| . We would be more than happy to welcome you back for a second holiday in our resort and also in our Country. Warmest Regards, Miguel Vargas General Manager Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa webrelations.playacar@sandos.com More

Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed Sandos Playacar even more than Caracol Beaches were beautiful. Idris, at the front door reception, was especially helpful and friendly. We also had terrific service at the Spa from our therapists Sara and Alma. Very happy with our housekeeper Lucy for her daily work in our room. Pleased with all the buffet meals and especially the Gaucho restaurant.... More

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Sandos_Playacar, General Manager at Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mancini2014, Thank you for sharing your experiences with the Trip advisor community; it was a pleasure to read your review and we are sure this has helped many travelers confirm that Sandos Playacar is the perfect hotel for their vacation. We are pleased that you loved it here; we will share your positive comments with our staff; it encourages... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our visit didn't start off great, but nobody was at fault. We got there at noon and they were serious about check in at 3:00, which is fine, but there was nowhere to wait with A/C so we were dripping in sweat while we waited with our carry-ons still in tow. The lack of A/C in the buffets was an... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We just got back home from our 7 day trip at Sandos. It was our first time in Mexico and our first time at an all-inclusive so we're certainly not experts. We went down with two other couples (so six of us total). Overall we had an amazing time and would definitely go back! The beach was like something out... More

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Zeeland, MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I visited the Sandos Playacar Beach Resort June 22-July 2. I cannot stress to you how much I love this resort. My room was a standard one overlooking the main pool by the beach. Only complaint about the room is that the mattress is hard, but that is pretty common in hotels, so it wasn't much of an issue. Besides... More

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Albany, NY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pros: 1. Food: French a la carte, Asian a la carte, Adults only (Gaucho) breakfast buffet, Evening Festival buffet were all excellent. Would recommend and eat there again. 2. Adults only section pool - quiet, relaxed, not too packed. 3. Entertainment: theater talent was amazing. Beach party talent and product was bumping and a great time. 4. Dessert/cup cake shop... More

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Address: Paseo Xaman-Ha | Manzana 1, Lote 1 Fracc.Playacar, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa 4*
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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

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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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