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Hidden Beach Resort - Au Naturel Club
4.5 of 5 Specialty Resort   |   KM 95, Carretera Cancun Tulum | Kantenah, 77710, Mexico   |  
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Staten Island, New York
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“First Time”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Just got back, first time at HBR. The resort was very nice, very clean and the staff was wonderful. Only down fall was that you could not swim at the beach, went over to the El Dorado every day to swim. Also wish the pool was heated more. The pool was alittle chilly. When I mentioned it they said no one else complained about the water temperature. Other than that it was good.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Henderson,NV
2 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

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My wife and I made our second trip to the adults only Luxurious Hidden Beach Au Natural Resort in early July. We enjoyed ourselves so much that we decided to return in mid August. That was a special week as the first international Nude Painting Party was being held there.


After a few trips my spouse and I really feel this place is special. The staff is so accommodating and friendly. Some have been at the resort since it opened 11 years ago. Staff members take the time to learn your name and and what your drink or food preferences might be.

I believe that the boutique size of the resort - 42 rooms - contributes to the friendly small town feeling where you get to know both the staff and the other people staying there. Guests were continually introducing themselves and made every effort to be inclusive. We have been to other clothing optional resorts so were accustomed to being in a nude environment. Hidden Beach does not have the sexual tension that is often felt in Life Style friendly resorts.


Dinners are high quality and always include beef, chicken, and fish selections. In addition to eating at Hidden Beach, guests may elect to go next door to El Dorado Seaside (just have to wear clothes there) and visit some of their eateries. We tried the Mexican, International and Asian restaurants and they were all good. Especially enjoyed the Mexican. But, during our second trip we elected to have our dinners at HBR. We were not disappointed. The menu has great variety---I enjoyed the fresh tuna steak-rare and the service was always excellent. One night featured Italian food while another night evening featured Asian dishes.


Dining is available inside the dining room or on the pool side patio.

The naked painting party was a hoot. A tarpaulin was placed on the floor of the disco and guests were given paints and paint brushes. They could all let their imaginations run amok as they painted willing friends and partners. A professional body painter was present to help with the creative artistry.


Our room was a swim up. Fabulous. Open your sliding door and you can go down the step into the waterway that leads to the dining area, the pool, and the swim up bar. In addition to the shower, there is a hot tub in the room which fits two.

It is my understanding that HBR will be staging more naked painting parties next year and we hope to be there to join in the fun again with this unique activity. But we certainly plan to return to Hidden Beach and enjoy the luxury, service, dining, and ambiance. We recommend it for all adult ages.

Room Tip: The swim up rooms are convenient, but the 2 and 3rd floor rooms offer more privacy and a better view
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Social Exposure had the pleasure of producing the first-ever international Naked Painting Party at HIdden Beach for their exclusive guests and it was a smash hit. Guests were beaming with surprise when they were instructed to paint each other under the beach side palapa. Hidden Beach is world class au natural club that attracts a very international mix of guests. They aim to make people super comfortable and they succeed at it tenfold. The Naked Painting Party will return in 2014!

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
19 hotel reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

From Miguel's welcoming us home on our arrival, to America (her real name) to Dr. Carlos the best bartender around, everyone working here was excellente. Ruben and Ingrid were excellente as far as entertainment with everyone especially loving Ingrid, who was quite professional and funny. Angel, Jesus, Anicete and Esperanza were terrific.

My wife had a medical issue during our stay and they had an English speaking doctor in our room within 15 minutes, just amazing, and the problem was solved.

Food was terrific and we occasionally eat next door, but make sure that you get a reservation since waits as long as an hour and a half were quoted for those without reservations.

We intend to return next August.

Room Tip: We had a suite on the second floor, which wasn't quite as convenient as the main level, but more...
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Land O Lakes, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Most relaxed and fun place to be. Great staff and excellent service.
You will love it!
It is pricey but you will think its well worth it. Keep in mind you have acess to Eldorado Seaside but you do have to wear clothes

Room Tip: There are all wonderful rooms, you can't get a bad room , they are all beautiful
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Mexico City, Mexico
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

The great differentiator is the outstanding service provided by the hole staff. Some people may
say it is expensive but it's difficult to put a price to a place that makes you feel at home.

The new spa is excellent but you have to leave HBR to get to it and take advantage of the hydrotherapy. Still nothing beats a massage by the beach. It would be nice if there was a schedule exclusively for HBR guests an take advantage of it au naturel.

This time we stayed in the second floor so we missed having a quick and easy access to the room. We prefer the swim up suites. We were in the north side and had no issues being close to the disco.

We are not fond of all inclusive meals but at HBR the food has been just great.

Can't wait to go back!

Room Tip: Swim up suites have the best access to the room. Second and third floor rooms have a better view.
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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East Texas, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Absolutely outstanding!! This was our first time at an Au Naturel resort and obviously our first time at Hidden Beach and it was the most relaxing and enjoyable vacation we have ever had. We will be returning for a second visit soon. We met a lot of very nice people and enjoyed a full week of activities including some very fun pool volleyball and an unbelievable nude catamaran trip with snorkeling and lunch on the beach. My wife and I were very apprehensive upon arrival since we had never experienced this type of environment. However, we relaxed very quickly and shed our inhibitions right along with our clothing. It was the most enjoyable and liberating experience we could have ever imagined. Everyone was so casual and relaxed and they made us feel welcome from the very beginning. We were able to enjoy being completely nude or fully clothed depending on the mood. We traveled to Hidden Beach to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. We purchased the "Anniversary" package with our trip and it was fabulous. We had a candlelight dinner of steak and lobster for two on the beach with breakfast in bed the following morning. We had 2 different couples massages with one of them being at the outstanding spa and the other massage beach side under the cabanas. The sand on the beach was not very comfortable to walk on since it was mostly crushed coral and shells. Soft sand would have been more enjoyable. The coral made relaxing or swimming in the surf nearly impossible but there were so many activities and so many nice people to hang out with that we didn't miss it at all. I would say the only improvements needed in my eyes would be softer sand on the beach and the pool heated a little better. I can see where visiting in the "winter" months may not be quite as enjoyable. There was not one single hint of any sexual overtone. Everyone was simply enjoying the peace and quiet and reconnecting. The staff was superb and very respectful of everyone. Many of them knew us by name by the second day and they catered to our every whim. The bed was remarkably comfortable and the alcohol was abundant. I highly recommend Hidden Beach if you are looking for an adults only au naturel resort that is very classy and very enjoyable.

Room Tip: We had a swim up Jr. suite and absolutely loved the close proximity to everything. It was very quiet...
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: KM 95, Carretera Cancun Tulum | Kantenah, 77710, Mexico
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Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #21 of 275 Specialty Lodging in Riviera Maya
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Hidden Beach Resort - Au Naturel Club 4.5*
Number of rooms: 42
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
It is the only luxurious all-inclusive nudist resort in the Mexican Caribbean. Consisting of 42 beachfront suites, it is a secluded adults only property, perfect for couples and singles alike. Located just one hour and a half south of Cancun Airport, Hidden Beach Resort lies on a stretch of white sand beach offering spectacular views of the Mexican Caribbean sea. Hidden Beach blends signature services such as personalized check-in with a welcome glass of champagne or the exclusive concierge service with charming architecture to create an atmosphere of understated luxury. ... more   less 
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Hidden Beach Resort - Au Naturel Club Hotel Riviera Maya
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