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Balamku Inn on the Beach

5.7 kms. south of Majahual, Mahahual, Mexico
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Ranked #2 of 21 Mahahual B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Bethesda, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My daughter and I came here for a quiet getaway and really loved our time at Balamku Inn. Manny and T are as wonderful and hospitable as everyone else has said and both the breakfasts and special order dinners are fantastic. The Inn is clean and beautiful, with a constant breeze that keeps it cool. We left our door open... More

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Bloomington, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We just returned from an incredible 7 night stay at the Balamku Inn on the Beach and just had to share our experience! The Balamku property itself was so beautiful…right on the beach with tons of white sand and palm trees! Each morning we woke up to a breathtaking Caribbean Sunrise, and each night we fell asleep to the cooling... More

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toronto, Canada
2 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

My family and I stayed here and enjoyed the friendly atmosphere, delicious breakfasts, and comfortable accommodations. Our hosts, along with providing a great deal of activities on site, were very helpful directing us to local attractions and restaurants. They were also very friendly and kind to our children, which was very kind. A great place to get away from it... More

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balamku, Owner at Balamku Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

We appreciate your review and kind words for our hotel and our wonderful managers. Children love it at Balamku especially when their parents appreciate the natural environment and green practices. Certainly a teaching point! thanks again More

Gerasdorf bei Wien, Austria
1 review
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

After traveling through Mexico for a while we found this great place. This hotel is absolutely unforgetable and one of the greatest places on earth. The location and the rooms are very romantic and individual and the beach is amazing. The best thing is, that it is a very familar atmosphere and not one of those big resorts. The owners... More

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balamku, Owner at Balamku Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

We are fortunate that the folks who chose Balamku , for the most part, love it like you do. It is special and we thank you for your gracious and generous review. Hope we see you again More

Ajijic, Mexico
3 reviews 3 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

After procrastinating for a while and after reading some of the latest reviews I have finally sat down to do mine; I met T & Manny a few years ago and was amazed at how they turned Schooners into one of the best places on the Mexican west coast so when they told me they were headed to the Yucatan... More

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balamku, Manager at Balamku Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

Many folks come to Balamku without knowing our team and leave feeling like you do...part of an extended group of friends! So thank you for these kind words. Luckily Balamku is on a private beach south of town so we can control the beach and of course, have no vendors. Complete privacy. Hope you visit again More

Chetumal, Mexico
1 review
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

i spent a few days in this heavenly hotel. i live in chetumal so i can go more often. Is relaxing and the host ( Many and T ) are very helpful and friendly. Very attentive staff and superb breakfast. i recommend it, and if you need some a recommendation from some places Many and T are always ready to... More

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balamku, Owner at Balamku Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

Muchas gracias por este comentarios We hope to see you and more folks from Chetumal QR as you have known Costa MAya for a very long time. This area has been your beach retreat for years! Glad you found us and our team of bilingual managers hasta luego More

Los Angeles, California
1 review
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

What an awesome place! Natural, calm, relaxing and well run, all our expectations surpassed, we had a wonderful time and the personnal goes out of their way to make you feel at home, T and Manny are the fun warm couple that manages this awesome ocean front oasis. Our beach was constantly cleaned by a couple of attentive and ever... More

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balamku, Owner at Balamku Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

We look forward to your return and thank you so much for your kind comments. The staff here is fabulous! More

Minnesota, USA
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

This is Mahajual Mexico, not Northern Europe nor a big US city. That is why you go there! If you see a lizard or a mosquito that is natural in a rural area. I cannot add anything better than what is said by the other Excellent rating reviews - and I do not give out many. This place has the... More

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balamku, Owner at Balamku Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

Small is indeed why people return; and private; and without a public walk way in front of your room and without sellers on the beach. thank you for taking time to add your comments for others to understand Balamku even more. More

Falls Church, Virginia
4 reviews 4 reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We arrived at Balamku in February this year intending to stay 2 days, but instead stayed 5 as we were so impressed. The place is serene and well run in spite of the fact that the previous managers Shirley and Art (who were great) were in the process of leaving and Manny and Teresa (equally great) were taking over, so... More

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balamku, Owner at Balamku Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

wonderful for us to have such great guests! "Serene" is what we aim for. Please do come again! More

montréal, Qc
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

If you want to offer yourself à calm place, where you can read in à hamac océan front habitation, kayak and snorkeling or just relax, you Will also be under the charm of this place ! The personnal is very respectuous and do everything to give you all the place ! You canot Find more discrétion ! Nô noise, you... More

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balamku, Owner at Balamku Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

What a delightful review! thank you for taking the time to explain what it feels like to be at Balamku. Your stories are wonderful and make us proud of our little slice of heaven. More

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Address: 5.7 kms. south of Majahual, Mahahual, Mexico
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Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Costa Maya > Mahahual
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Balamku Inn On The Beach Hotel Mahahual
Balamku Inn On The Beach Mahahual, Mexico - Costa Maya

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Balamku is a small ecological hotel that offers beautiful rooms all facing the Sea and directly on the beach. We guarantee privacy, tranquility and excellent service. Since we are 6 kms south of Mahahual, our hotel is never noisy or crowded. We do not work with cruise ship folks so privacy is never compromised. The newly improved beach road makes access to town easy in less than 10 minutes. Kayaks are free to explore the reef just metres from our beach for great snorkeling. Large breakfasts are included as well as taxes.Enjoy the Caribbean Sea away from the crowds and relax in our natural environment.Please join us for private YOGA here or in town. Exceptional experience! Look for our YOGA retreats on FB ... more   less 
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