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Playa Caribe

Lote 34 | Half Moon Bay, Akumal, Mexico
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Ranked #2 of 18 Specialty lodging in Akumal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of four (two teenagers) spent two nights in condo #12 and five nights in condo #10. From the moment we stepped foot in the condo we were awestruck by the amazing ocean view. Everything we needed was either in the condo, or just across the street at the little convenience store or restaurant. I had researched several condos... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in #2 a couple of weeks ago for 3 nights. It was the third stop on my Mexico trip and the place where I felt the biggest connection. I got emotional leaving - but the adorable cat may have played a role in that :) The Apartment I was traveling alone, so this review is just for the... More

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Didsbury, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We spent 2 weeks in # 11 and were not dissapointed. The view was fantastic, condo had just about eveything we needed and of course the staff was great. We will definitely be returning and will spread the word to all our friends. Thanks Mike for letting us share your little piece of heaven with us.

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Bucharest, Romania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We stayed in the ground floor in Casita Maria. It was very clean, well equipped, and had how water. It is very close to Buena Vida Restaurant, and within walking distance to Akumal center and Yal-Ku lagoon.

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Glen, NH
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44 reviews 44 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Playa Caribe #4 is a beautifully decorated, comfortable and perfectly located haven for a relaxing vacation. The condo is spotlessly clean and well equipped. The location on Half Moon Bay is within walking distance (1/2 mile) to Akumal Bay and Yal Ku Lagoon. If you don't like walking you can rent a bike or a golf cart. Within a few... More

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Marietta, Georgia
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

4 of us stayed in Playa Caribe #1 from April 28 to May 5, 2014. We really enjoyed our stay at Playa Caribe and would definitely recommend others give this serious consideration for a convenient, clean, well appointed condo that is fully air conditioned (not just the BR) and has drinkable water (reverse osmosis system) located on quiet street within... More

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North Bay, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

My wife and I stayed in Playa Caribe Unit #11 from Apr. 02/14 to Apr. 16/14. This year makes 5 years in a row coming to the Riviera Maya. We stayed at AI’s for the first 4 years and decided to change things up. We are so happy we did! Reviews often say the same things about their subject, but... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We just came back from the most wonderful vacation in Akumal. We loved Playa Caribe Unit # 11. It had everything we wanted and more!! A fabulous location right on the beach, breathtaking views and unexpected amenities which made our stay even more special. The condo was impecable, the staff very friendly and helpful. We loved the Buena Vida Restaurant... More

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New York City, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Before booking Playa Caribe, I checked all the room tips on TA and decided that I should try and book the rooms with the 180 degree ocean views. None of those rooms were available so I finally booked room #6, which overlooks the swimming pool and is on the second floor .The view of the ocean is still fantastic! The... More

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Sacramento, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Playa Caribe truly exceeded all (four friends) our expectations! The staff was friendly and knowledgeable, the ocean front views from our extremely comfortable unit were breathtaking, and the location was ideal. The staff did an excellent job cleaning, not just making beds, but actually cleaning our room on a daily basis. The kitchen was well equipped (owner must like to... More

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Address: Lote 34 | Half Moon Bay, Akumal, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Akumal
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Playa Caribe Hotel Akumal
Playa Caribe Riviera Maya/Akumal, Mexico

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Playa Caribe consists of twelve 2 bedroom condos and 3 studios. Generally regarded as the best on Halfmoon Bay. We have the only water treatment (RO) system that allows you to use and drink the water safely just like home. We have a pool and are centrally located to all that the Akumal area has to offer. Some of the best snorkeling is right off our beach. You will see turtles all year round right from our patio. Hope to see you soon in paradise. ... more   less 
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