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Playa Xcanan Cabanas Tulum

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Km 8, carretera Tulum - Boca Paila, Tulum, Mexico
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    5 of 5 stars
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Warsaw, Poland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

PROs + absolutely wonderful beach location; for most of the time, we had it only for ourselves + hammocks, sunchairs and tables all around the small beachfront, well hidden from people walking on the beach + great service, many thanks to Fabio for being a great host! + you can have breakfast on the beach wherever you want to +... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Really nice comfortable cabanas right on the beautiful beach. Very clean with a lot of character unlike some of the other resort-looking places, so nice to have breakfast on the sand, we went next door but one for great tacos and drinks at lunchtime. Restaurants are plentiful all around plus a few boutique type shops (and a small mini mart... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

Simple, a little rustic but so amazing. There is something special about hearing the ocean right on your doorstep and walking out on the soft white sand. Loved this place so much, we decided to extend our stay. Fabio and his staff were fabulous. Always helpful and smiling. Highly recommended!

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25 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Having first visited this area more than ten years ago, I still have a bit of sticker shock about Tulum beach hotels, and so haven't stayed in one in a very long time. My friend talked me into this, a very last-minute booking, and I'm very glad we did it. Our room, with two beds (v hard to find in... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

My partner and me enjoyed five wonderful days at Xcanan. We were looking for basic but still comfortable cabanas without the fuss of the corporate resorts. This was exactly what we found. The freshly prepared breakfast on the balconies after an early morning swim were a great start into every day and thanks to the panorama windows we even enjoyed... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The place was very charming friendly and warm tho not fancy by any means ,simple and rustic and right on the beach ..beautiful, Fabio in particular and his staff very helpful and enthusiastic to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. Breakfast served to you on your porch or on the beach every morning a very nice touch . Hammocks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We stayed at Xcanan Cabanas for two nights at the end of our nine day trip and it was our favorite part! We were all sad to leave this beautiful place.The clean, comfortable cabanas couldn't be located in a more beautiful and relaxing location. You are just steps away from the ocean and we watched the sun rise and set... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Wow, what a place. The photos do not do it justice. This is not a fancy, high rise hotel with twenty swimming pools. It is a beautiful, hidden, palm tree rich and right on the beach. the cabanas are dotted under the trees amongst hammocks. The owner, Fabio is amazing, he cannot do more for you. coffee and breakfast seems... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The Cabanas are set on a lovely, quiet section of the beach. They are quite simple, but clean and well kept. Echoing the other reviews, Fabio was fantastic; so polite, friendly, conscientious and hospitable. Also, the other staff were friendly and professional. The free breakfast in the morning on the beach facing out to the sea was a wonderful touch.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We were in Tulum for the second time and stayed at Playa XCanan for 4 weeks. We made our choice because of the great reviews it had and we were not disappointed! We had the big cabana on top, the view every morning was breathtaking. We were woken up by the orange rising sun and shortly thereafter coffee and breakfast... More 

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