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La Playa Xpu Ha Restaurant & Beach Club

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Federal Route 307, Km 265, Xpu-Ha 77710, Mexico
+52 984 106 0024
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Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast

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  • 28
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Relax and enjoy, one of the best secrets near Cancun.

Let´s be honest, every beach in Cancun has its own charm, but this one, particularly, keeps a relaxing atmosphere for every visitor , take a look on the dudes that play music in here, they´re cool, and the food is good too, try the wrapper shrimps and the pescado a la talla... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
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Mexico City, Mexico
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  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Bailey, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

After our excursion we ate here. The food was good and the staff were all really nice! The beach was beautiful. Nice and quite and had nice little shops =)

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Let´s be honest, every beach in Cancun has its own charm, but this one, particularly, keeps a relaxing atmosphere for every visitor , take a look on the dudes that play music in here, they´re cool, and the food is good too, try the wrapper shrimps and the pescado a la talla, iT´S ABOUT 1 hour aways from Cancun, and... More 

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East Liverpool, Ohio, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Ceviche is amazing some of the best I've had. Rest of the food is average at best. Drinks can be expensive if you aren't drinking beer. The beach itself is stunning. The restaurant is dirty and you are best to ignore it. The food isn't cheap either. Many better places to eat in playa de carmen.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The place is just ok... Could be better and have way better service, expensive to... Would go some where else next time...

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Duvall, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

One year about 5 years ago we went to XPU-Ha 7 times in our 9 days in Playa del Carmen. Carlos, Angel, Jose, and the rest have always treated us like long lost friends. The service, food tops in my book! It's not for those who are used to the " all inclusive" It's for those who want a bit... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

So we have been coming here for years. Each time we return it appears the service and fees become worse and worse. We spend and average of 3000 pesos per visit and intended to this last visit but it didn't happen. 3 bottles of water and we left. Upon arrival we occupied a large palapa which has one table and... More 

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Japan
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

350 pesos just to get a table!!!!??? Claimed to be full but still seats available. Definitively NOT coming again. I wish their service was half what their food claims to be.

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Pretty setting but to get good service the waiters look for tips. Beware of ordering food, the sanitation is lacking. They don't use soap & water but simply wipe the dishes off & re-use.

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Grayling, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The beach here is beautiful. They have umbrella with 2 lounge chairs for 250 pesos a day. They also have lounge chairs with and without cover for free with food and drink purchase. Their bucket of beer is 180 pesos. Get there early if you want a chair. They have bathroom and lockers. Get the receipt for your purchase and... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

While in Akumal an european tourist told us about Xpu-Ha and gave us directions so we decided to take a look at the "Xpu-Ha" and we found a wounderful beach with brightest turquoise water and white sand, and of course with some seaweeds like part of the nature. There is a rustic little restaurant and we have the best meal... More 

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Address: Federal Route 307, Km 265, Xpu-Ha 77710, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 984 106 0024
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Xpu-Ha
Average Prices: USD 10 - 25

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Federal Route 307, Km 265, Xpu-Ha 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Xpu-Ha
  • Phone Number: +52 984 106 0024

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 25

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

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