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Retiro Maya Eco-Hotel and Retreats

Km. .5 Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila 6, Tulum 77780, Mexico
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Pittsburgh, PA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I too stayed here during the yoga retreat in March. I was trepidatious because of the reviews here, but because I was with a group I had no control of where we were staying. Negative review are spot on. The owner is a flat out liar and tried to get extra money from the group claiming we needed to make... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Accommodation is basic and worth a few light and energy limitations. Perhaps more basic and limited than other eco resorts in the area. It's part of the beach has much less seaweed than other parts of the beach - so a great plus. All the cabanas are very close to the beach. If you are not expecting or paying for... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice small hotel, quite at night and the bathroom without roof is great. The best thing were the cat and dog living in the hotel. Luna, the dog, could be borrowed for a walk. The cocktails at the beach bar were quite expensive, as almost everywhere in Tulum, and unfortunately not woth it. Unfortunately the restaurant is closed now.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've read the other reviews, and I'm just confused. The only way I think anyone wouldn't think this place is perfect is if they were expecting a first class hotel. But look at the price - this isn't a first class hotel. But it gets five stars in my book for what it is: simple beach cabana; basic room with... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

I attended a yoga retreat at this "Eco-chic" resort -- if you want to call it a resort. There are many eco-chic resorts down this stretch of Tulum that are very nice. This place was a dump. I read all of the negative reviews on here prior to my arrival, but I tried to have an open mind. They are... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

A group of us rented the largest cabana/house here, and it was perfect for us. The accommodation was simple but perfectly adequate and clean, with a great location and direct access to the beach. It was an easy walk to plenty of restaurants and bars. Retiro Maya is not fancy, but great for a relaxed beach holiday. Everyone was helpful... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Paradise could not be easier to find. A pleasant ride from the Cancun airport in a comfortable air conditioned bus followed by a short cab ride all for under $20. My wife was enchanted by the beach front hut look of the place. The staff could not have been friendlier or more helpful. We walked on the beach, took naps... More 

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Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Third time in two years here. The ocean view palapas are very comfortable, we stayed this year 4 nights in room Tun. Steps from the beach the wind blew all night for comfortable sleeping. Didn't need the mosquito net. Warm shower and spacious bathroom. Electric for lights and fans is from a windmill so the lights only work for a... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

My family (wife and 3 yr old son) spent a great 4 days in a cabana at Retiro Maya. The owner is great, and helped us find a dr. for an ear infection. The room is definitely Spartan, but it's comfortable and the proximity to the beach and the beach bar (Mezcal Monk) can't be beat. Water pressure is minimal,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

nice location, but no security at night, No credit cards, disorganized front desk and snobby owner. The location is great in that it's close to the beach. We stayed in hut #8 one night for $180 which has a very nice view of the beach. We didn't have hot water which is not a big deal to us. We stayed... More 

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