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Iberostar Paraiso Maya

4.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Pto Juarez km 309, Playa Paraiso, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2008
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Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2008

Let me begin by giving some context to our week at the Iberostar Maya. We started traveling to the Mayan Riviera before we had children, almost 10 year ago, and we have stayed at the Royal Hideaway, Aventura Palace, Iberostar Paraiso Beach, and at the Royal Suites at the Palladium. While we enjoy other types of vacations as well (mostly... More 

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Baltimore MD
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2008

I will start off by saying that I have extensively traveled through out the caribean and miexico, so this review will be candid about my experience here compared to the hundrerds of other locations in the world. First if you have kids, this place will be good for you. If you are a couple or not looking for the disney... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2008

This was out third trip to the Iberostar Maya in 3 years and our fourth trip to an Iberostar resort. As always we had a wonderful time. The rooms were clean, the grounds were beautiful and the staff was amazing. You will not find staff more friendly or attentive than at the Maya. It is a great family place. We... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2008

My husband and I stayed at the Maya from 8/10 - 8/17 and had a great time. It was sunny and hot every day. Here is a breakdown of the resort, excursions, airport, etc. The Resort: It is huge. It was booked to capacity during our stay, but never felt crowded. Rooms - are huge, clean and smelled ok. All... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2008

I read so many reviews of the resorts in this area that is nice to finally be able to contribute. Let me say that my wife and I just got back from getting married at the Maya and it was one of the best weeks of our lives. We had 24 other family members with us and all week we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2008

We had a wonderful time at the Iberostar. Tons of activities, incredible pools and good entertainment. Watch out for the dive shop though! Yes, we had a great diving experience, but they practically charge you per breath you take! Most places charge around $9-15 for the second dive on a 2 tank dive whereas Dressell charges full setup again. Two... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2008

We had a great time at our recent stay at the Paraiso Maya. We did check out the other hotels in the complex and found them to be just as nice as the Maya, and I know they were much cheaper. We had paid extra for a Superior Jr. suite and I wouldn't recommend that. We had also requested adjoining... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2008

Firstly - my usual caveat ... you need to judge this hotel in context ... it would not be a five star European or US star, nor is it Sandals or Beaches - but it is most certainly a five star Mexican family resort. I'm going to avoid duplicating what others have said where possible - suffice it to say... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2008

stayed 5 nites end of july. the good points:specialty resturants Steakhouse,japanese,Mexico and Italian were very good.Make sure you eat breakfast and lunch at Italian because it is too hot to eat by pool.Make dinner reservations as soon as you arrive. The evening shows were not bad at all. Stayed in bdlg 65 was close to lobby most resturants and evening... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2008

We just returned from a ten day stay at the Maya.In general we had a great vacation. I will tell you what was good and what was bad. Some of the bad could not be helped. We got there and it rained the first 2 days. We had our own lazy river in our room for two nights. thank g-d... More 

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Address: Pto Juarez km 309, Playa Paraiso, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen > Playa Paraiso
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Iberostar Paraiso Maya 4*
Number of rooms: 434
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Iberostar Playa Paraiso
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Iberostar Paraiso Maya Playa Paraiso, Riviera Maya, Mexico
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