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Almaplena Eco Beach Resort

3.0 of 5 Camino costero | Mahahual-Xcalak, Km 12.5, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Miami Beach, Florida
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

The place is hidden nowhere. Be smart, do not expect a good sleep, comfortable weather, amenities. If you have your mind in privacy, peace, quiet and nice beach, go for it and please do not wring kids!

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Corpus Christi, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

While we were not staying here, we spent a condiserable amount of time at Alma Plena. We had rented a small house just down the beach and found Alma Plena while walking the beach. We went for dinner and met the young couple running it. They were welcoming and friendly and the food was outstanding, both breakfast and dinner. They... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Seriously....Out of our 8 day cruise and a missed docking in port at Roatan, we desperately needed a GOOD ending to a subpar vacation/cruise. I booked with Monica after reading reviews on Cruise Critic Transportation, food, drink., and the beach all included., I had high hopes for a great day. I was not disappointed ...at all. We had a very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Let me preface this review with the fact that Costa Maya (Mahahual) is a port. Period. I think only 200 people actually live there full time and most drive or boat in on cruise days, so there is essentially nothing there except at the port terminal. I found this little slice of heaven through Trip Advisor. We arrived on 16... More

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Hooper, Utah, United States
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Went here a few days ago as an excursion on the Norwegian Epic. Cant say enough, it is quiet and sooooo serene. Not one of those crowded places only allows certain amount from cruise ships at a time. Drinks were wonderful as was the chips and salsa. You had a lunch time and the came and got you on the... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I am floored. In a world where websites and photoshopped pictures build destinations up to something that they can never actually deliver, Almaplena blew me away. Why? The beach, the solitude, the service and the atmosphere. I booked this for a day from a cruise ship and it was the highlight of the trip. I am now looking into booking... More

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Ocean Springs, Mississippi
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8 reviews 8 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We traveled to Almaplena aboard the Carnival Dream. I'll admit, the cab ride was a little scary due to traveling so far into the middle of nowhere. OMG! was the ride worth it!!!!!! Upon our arrival we were greeted immediately and asked when we wanted to go back. Um, do we have to?!?! We were brought inside and shown where... More

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Burlington, Vermont
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We visited Almaplena last week when were in Costa Maya on the NCL Epic. The booking process was easy and efficient. We got the taxi as instructed and it took about 25 minutes to reach the beach, We were greeted by the owner and shown the facilities. The beach was lovely and quiet. As an AI, everything was included so... More

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Gulfport, Mississippi
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

My husband and I booked the day excursion at Almaplena Eco Beach Resort prior to leaving home for Costa Maya as one of our stops this week on the Norwegian Jewel. I had read reviews on Cruise Critic and TripAdvisor and they all seemed positive. We love the places with no crowds.....and this place definitely delivered. You walk outside of... More

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jackson, n.j.
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6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We were on the NCL Jewel In March of 2014. Had been to Mahahual a couple of times before and was very disenchanted with the beaches on the main strip. Crowded, vendors harassing you and a not so clean beach. We found Almaplena on Tripadvisor and Cruise Critic and were so happy we made the choice to go! Took a... More

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Address: Camino costero | Mahahual-Xcalak, Km 12.5, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Costa Maya > Mahahual
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Almaplena Eco Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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