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Mayan Beach Garden

20.5 km N Camino Costera | Mahahual-Uvero, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
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Ranked #1 of 21 Mahahual B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks 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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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second stay at the Mayan Beach Garden Inn and it was even better the second time. In fact, it was so good, we had a hard time leaving to go see other sites. We did go into Chetumal and explored for a day, and we then hurried back to this paradise. We stayed a week, the food... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Wow. It went by much to quickly I wish I'd stayed longer. Whats not to love about your eco friendly world. The food prepared was out of this world, dont bother going out and of course you company is like the cherry on top of the ice cream. Loved our conversation and getting to know you better. Hint-Go during the... More

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Marcia B, Owner at Mayan Beach Garden, responded to this review

"Out of this world" is something that all cooks aspire too. I will make sure Fabiola knows you said this. I just hope it translates well into Spanish! I know your goal is to someday have a place of your own and join us in Paradise. Thanks for the conversation and historical insights into MesoAmerica. We will ponder your advise... More

Galveston Island, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I really hate to give Mayan Beach Gardens a great rating only because it could encourage more visitors. When you are here you feel like this is "your" place. They only have 7 rooms and even when it is full there is never a crowd. It takes a drive to get there but in our opinion it is definitely worth... More

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Marcia B, Owner at Mayan Beach Garden, responded to this review

Thank you so much for finding us here. Especially after so many years vacationing on the beach in Mexico, it means a lot to hear from you that it is worth it. We had some windy days earlier in the week, but its now calming down again and guests went out the other day and saw everything - Turtles, Eagle... More

Berlin, Berlin, Germany
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We spent a week at the Mayan beach Garden and loved it. If you are looking for a remote place with great people and great food than this is it. yes, the beach was full of plastic at times (depending on the currents), which is disturbing, but that is how it is at all very remote beaches I have visited... More

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Marcia B, Owner at Mayan Beach Garden, responded to this review

Your intelligent son was a pleasure to have visit us and as well two wonderful parents. Thank you for mentioning refuse, reuse, and recycle in your mentioning of plastic. I think when you were here I was still ruminating over my 2014 item I was going to refuse and I've since decided it is Styrofoam. I hate it when it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

The Hotel is wonderfull, you really feel like home. The food is excellent, the view, the rooms, the beach. We have a really nice vacactions. Marcia and Kim are very kind, they let us spend the days with our children even when it´s an only adults hotel. They made good recommendations. The location is great if you don´t want to... More

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Marcia B, Owner at Mayan Beach Garden, responded to this review

We were so happy you came to our hotel during Semana Santa. I'm sorry you had to leave early. I would like to make one clarification, we do allow children during the months of May through November when we are less crowded and there are fewer people and therefore more space for them to run around and play. Your family... More

Eagan, Minnesota
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66 reviews 66 reviews
8 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We were in Bacalar in March and decided to check out this establishment. We had emailed the owners Kim/Marcia in advance as a heads up. The day we arrived was very windy. Marcia was not on site and Kim was just pulling out. Note: Cannot comment on the rooms as we were not staying there. Found the restaurant and Marten... More

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Marcia B, Owner at Mayan Beach Garden, responded to this review

How I wished I was here to meet and greet you. I'll share this review with Martin. He doesn't get mentioned by name very often, so I like the opportunity to let him know he did well in my absence. Please stop by again when you are in the area. Thank you for the time to write a review. We... More

Elgin, Arizona
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

Marcia is an unbelievable gracious host and her husband Kim is a hoot. Our balcony room was wonderful, with a great bed and just what we needed after a 14 bus ride from Chiapas and two hours in a hot collectivo. The breeze and gentle surf- perfect for deep sleep. Magnificent snorkeling if you know where to go. It's all... More

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Marcia B, Owner at Mayan Beach Garden, responded to this review

Thanks for writing such a kind review. Your photo from the Balcony rooms is the best photo I've seen from that location, congratulations. I think I'll emulate you. We really enjoyed your company, friendly smiles and love of nature here at the hotel. Please come back some day so we can visit some more and go snorkeling together. More

Grand Jct., Colorado
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

My grown family of 5 spent a week with Marcia & Kim, who own the Mayan Beach Garden. We had a GREAT time and plan to return. They went out of their way to ensure we were doing whatever activity each of us desired and were very knowledgeable about the area. The food was great. Our rooms were large and... More

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Marcia B, Owner at Mayan Beach Garden, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor. I have to tell you that after you left, someone took the same little white boat out and caught 20 Tarpon! I know it is luck, but I wanted to let you know so that you have something to look forward to next year. Pedro turns 70 this... More

Arlington Heights, Illinois
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42 reviews 42 reviews
9 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I have to write a good review, but I admit it pains me. This is the kind of place you want to keep quiet and reserve for yourself. This was our 3rd stay at MBG in 4 years. My husband, 2 daughters, and I immensely enjoyed every visit. Marcia and Kim are wonderful hosts. They seem to know everyone in... More

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Marcia B, Owner at Mayan Beach Garden, responded to this review

Thank you for writing such a wonderful and thorough review. I especially liked the shipwreck photos, and the one view of the wreck above water with the water spot is amazing. I've seen lots of pictures of the shipwreck, but that one is unique. We love your daughters. My one regret is that I was so busy this year that... More

Cape Cod
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

By all means, head north from town and stay at Mayan Beach Garden. I highly advise taking them up on the "meal plan"...you won't regret it! We've been here many times in the past and will continue to visit Marcia and Kim. The rooms are the so clean, the beach is great and the snorkeling just a bit up the... More

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Marcia B, Owner at Mayan Beach Garden, responded to this review

I'm so glad you returned to stay with us this year. We miss you here at the beach. No one walks the beaches like you do finding amazing things like sea beans, sea glass, drift wood and scary looking doll heads. You have the eye! hope to see you next year and thank you for taking the time to write... More

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Address: 20.5 km N Camino Costera | Mahahual-Uvero, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
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Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Costa Maya > Mahahual
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Mayan Beach Garden Mahahual, Mexico - Costa Maya

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Secluded off the grid solar powered beach front Inn, nestled on sandy white beach on the Mexican Caribbean. Walk for miles in either direction, swim or snorkel from shore. This is the closest Hotel to the Sian Ka'an Biosphere- maps and independent traveler's guidance are available. King sized beds, fans and large bathrooms in each room. Hot Breakfast included. To protect the tranquility and quiet of the hotel, only children over the age of 12 are allowed during the months of January, February, March and April. ... more   less 
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