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Ixchel Playa & Cabanas

Carretera Tulum-Punta Allen Km. 10, Lote 20 | Lote 20, Zona Hotelera, Tulum, Mexico
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Ixchel Playa & Cabanas
Ranked #17 of 67 Specialty lodging in Tulum
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We spent 4 great nights at Cabanas Ixchel. We had originally reserved Gaviota, but after reading all the reviews about noisy neighbors, we changed to Flamingo. Although we never heard any noise, I did like the Flamingo room better. Being upstairs from Pelicano, it was more private, and allowed for a bit more breeze. We will definitely stay there again,... More

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New York City, New York
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Cabanas Ixchel reminds of the Tulum I fell in love with years ago. We stayed in a beachfront cabana which was spacious and clean. Jorge is lovely and we had a nice chat with him. Tulum is very chic now, yet at Ixchel you really feel like you're getting away. It's just gorgeous, simple and peaceful.

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Cape Cod Massachusetts
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

For the third time we have just had the best vacation possible at Ixchel Cabanas and can't wait to return next yesr. If you're looking for a quiet, relaxing, do nothing sort of vacation then this is where you want to be. Everything is unassuming and comfortable and the owners are always available for whatever you need. This is not... More

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Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

My experience at Ixchel cabanas was good! The spot is perfect, perfect beach and the staff was very pleasent and quiet. The only thing that bothered me at some point was that later in the evening, we would not have hot water. Oh and they would not change towels daily which I think it was not nice it all. But... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Our family of four stayed here over the Christmas and New Year holidays 2013-2014. Ixchel offered exactly what we were looking for. The most important thing to us was location and physical set up of the hotel. We wanted to avoid the huge all inclusives so prevalent from Cancun to Playa del Carmen, and we did. Ixchel is a small,... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Our experience at Ixchel Cabanas was incredible, and we had one of the best vacations ever thanks to our visit with them. They are located at the furthest point on a long road of other small hotels - they are just a very short walk to the entrance of Sian Kaan. The location was amazing, as it was secluded, quiet,... More

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Moscow, Russia
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Great place for a quiet and relaxing holiday. We stayed here in May at the end of our 2 week trip to Mexico. Except us only one couple was there. White beach was almost deserted. Very beautiful! We lived in the Cabaña Albatros which is located in the dunes in two steps from the sea . The room was very... More

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Los Angeles, CA
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8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We spent 7 nights at Ixchel Cabanas in the Albatros cabana, on the beach in early August. It was a total of 2 adults and 2 children (ages 14 and 11). We requested an additional bed and they accommodated us by bringing in an additional full size bed. The king size that is already in the room is really hard.... More

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New York
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

I had been in Tulum many times during the 90's when I used to live in Mexico City, but back then Tulum was quite a different story... I went back to Tulum in 2009 with my partner, I was a bit shocked to see how it had developped from 10-12 years earlier, but eventually we fell in love with Hotel... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013 via mobile

We left NYC with the kids for 10 amazing relaxing days. The view is outstanding, almost the only one on the beach before the biosphere . The staff was perfect, always very helpful. The girls loved it ! We will definitely come back in family and with friends!!!! Love it

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Address: Carretera Tulum-Punta Allen Km. 10, Lote 20 | Lote 20, Zona Hotelera, Tulum, Mexico
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Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Tulum
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Cabañas Ixchel emerges silently in the surroundings of The Sian Ka’an National Biosphere Reserve located in Tulum. An all-natural and truly untouched paradise with long stretches of breathtaking, white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters Away from it all, embraced, protected and kept secluded by the lush tropical vegetation of the Mexican Caribbean. ... more   less 
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