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Balamku Inn on the Beach

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5.7 kms. south of Majahual, Mahahual, Mexico
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I recently spent a week in this amazing place. It was so relaxing to be away from the craziness back home. The beach is beautiful and very peaceful . The breakfast that is included in the price was absolutely delicious. What stood out the most for us were our hosts Manny & T. They really went above... More 

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

Thank you for your kind words for the team at Balamku. We really want our guests to know as much as possible about the area as well as enjoying our hotel and breakfasts! Hope to see you again. More 

Ajijic, Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location and wonderful hosts. The only sound is the surf and there is always a refreshing breeze. Delicious and ample breakfasts. It's removed from the hustle of Majahual and the cruise ships. You can't miss with Balamku.

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

We really appreciate you taking time to describe some of the best features of Balamku! Thank you for sharing with others . More 

Spokane, Washington
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

this was our second time at Balamku. Lovely small hotel right on the water. I read some earlier posts and their disgust of the trash on the beach. There is a reason for that. The ocean current flows in such a way that the entire Yucatan coastline is the worlds dump. The currents wash up trash from 19 different countries... More 

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

Thank you for your return visit. We always hope our guests can tell us while at the hotel, if they have any problems so we can immediately provide a solution even changing rooms or mattresses. We check beds frequently and suppose that there may be individual differences in what people like in terms of firmness etc. The currents are another... More 

San Rafael, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We found the accommodations perfect -- Balamku is quiet, comfortable and beautiful, away from the craziness in town. Breakfasts were delicious, and there are also tasty meals available at nearby Maya Luna resort and the Travel In. In particular we enjoyed talking with our host, Manny, who is not only knowledgeable about marine life but life in general. We were... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write about Balamku. We enjoy sharing information with our guests and helping them find the best of Costa Maya and Mahahual. Always fun with pleasant folks like yourselves. More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Our family (kids are 12 & 14) just returned from a fabulous week at this amazing place. It was such a fantastic trip made perfect by this incredible Inn. The location was idyllic, serene and beautiful with snorkeling, swimming, sunning and kayaking right out the door. The hotel provided both sun chairs, beach towels, hammock and shade for every room... More 

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

Thank you for this wonderful review and your enthusiasm for who we are and what we do! Very much appreciated. More 

Peterborough, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This small hotel is a private, quiet, comfortable and eco-designed spot situated right on the beach with a snorkel-friendly reef just off shore. The staff are delightful, very friendly and accommodating. What a great place in which to relax but also a spot from which one can explore the southern part of this Mexican coastline. Great breakfasts; comfortable cabanas.

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

It is always a pleasure hosting guests like you. We are very fortunate to have such amazing folks stay with us! thank you for your kind words! More 

auckland
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Totally relaxed spot. Fantastic hosts and staff! The setting is peaceful and gorgeous. Just far enough away from town to feel secluded, but close enough to be convenient. Our housekeeper was literally the best I have ever had.

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

We are really proud of our staff and will be sure to let them how you raved on internet about their work! thank you for taking the time to tell others about Balamku. Very much appreciated More 

California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Located outside of town ..it is a $15 cab ride. But once there it is beautiful. Rooms are simple and clean. Oceanfront, very quiet. All rooms have patios. Breakfast is a real treat! Delicious! If you are looking for r & r it's much nicer than staying in town with all the cruise traffic.

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

We appreciate your review and glad you enjoyed our place. The taxi cost was the only thing that we would say was more than usual. Must have been the road which is now excellent! We're working on internet in 10 but it is a good thing to mention as some guests must have usage in their room and all the... More 

Garland, Texas
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We had the best week we could have hoped for at Balamku! Great room, friendly and extremely helpful staff. Just feet from the ocean and no crowds to distract us. The ocean waves soothed us through the night. Every morning we had great sunrises, visits by unusual birds and wonderful breakfasts shared with other friendly guests. We could then either... More 

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

Thank you for these kind words and also for mentioning that driving in safe and easy! It really is nice to have a chance to see the area in our largely unexplored area of mexico. Glad you had such a wonderful time for your special anniversary celebration More 

Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The Balamku Inn can be a little tough to get to, but it is definitely worth the trip. It's about three miles south of Mahahual proper, on a very rough dirt road which was being regraded during our week there. It is probably totally regraded by now. Manny and Tita are wonderful hosts, and they will do everything they can... More 

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

We are very pleased to report that the road is quite amazing now. Thank you for mentioning this as it has been a trial for a few months! We really appreciate your kind words about the team and also the rooms, hotel space and property. Takes a team! thank you More 

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