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Almaplena Eco Beach Resort

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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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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We absolutely loved staying here and spent the majority of our holiday here, it was our favorite of all the four places we stayed. Its a beautiful elegant design, remote and relaxing, clean and the staff are really excellent, friendly and open. Small, homey space, which is just what we wanted. Food is good and they adapted the menu to... More 

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Geneva
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for two nights in April '15 as excursion from our Playa del Carmen holidays. We came with our two kids (4ys / 1 yr) and fell in love with the place. Actually, we had only planned to stay one night but then we extended our stay for a second night, as we felt so relaxed and calm... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is very calm and peaceful. The rooms are well furnished and decorated with taste. There is no air conditioning but the fan above the bed is plenty enough. The beach is nice and the corals are very close. The staff was friendly and helpful. The restaurant is not very expensive but there is not much choice on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Mexican with an Italian flavor. Which means the coffee is good. We love this place, the isolation, the beach and the snorkeling. The view from the room is amazing and the service friendly but not overbearing. It is eco friendly so no airco and toilette water is recycled.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

We just loved our stay at Almaplena. It was the perfect place to be "unplugged" for a week. The restaurant is decent but gets old quick. The rooms are nice and the perfect size for two. The only trouble we had was a broken window so it was super hot at night due to no cross breeze. I would make... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

We loved this place! The people are so friendly and accommodating and the rooms are great. It's the perfect place to get away and unplugged. The restaurant is not very good but acceptable. This is not a place for someone who is looking for a rich night life or fancy restaurants. It's the lay on the beach, read a good... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We have visited Tulum a number of times previously and were looking for somewhere a little less overrun . Mahahual was described as being Tulum 15 years ago so sounded perfect. It didn't disappoint. Almaplena is a few miles from the main strip but is located right by the beach and is wonderfully peaceful, allowing for you to simply enjoy... More 

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Poznan, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Made a tour from Playa del Carmen to Almaplena Hotel that took us about 3,5 hours. We were kind of lost as there was no sign visible at night to enter Mahahual-Xcalak "highway". You need to know very good the road or take with you GPS to drive at night (we did not have one, just the instruction that we... More 

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Los Angeles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We stayed one night in March on our way back to TULUM. The rooms are quite large, and nicely decorated and very clean. We didi not swim as the seagrass down here was the worst I ahem ever seen. The seagrass is not the hotels fault, and is a problem this year all over the caribbean. The food was goo... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Mahahual is a beautiful place. This family owned hotel is charming, I would describe it more like a B&B. We had a room with a nice Balcony with no roof so at night we could watch the stars! soooo nice. The only con is that the restrooms are kind of smelly, even the one in our room was stinky even... More 

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