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Busy and fun

If there are ships in, you are in for a treat! Lots of people and everyone is selling their goods... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Karen R
Xcalak, Mexico
Massage on beach

We (me/wife) had massages on the beach, for way less than half the price of what could be had on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
San Francisco, California
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Mahahual, Mexico
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All reviews lobster cruise port free chairs no gracias palm trees the water is crystal clear white sand street vendors tables and chairs costa maya playa del carmen fishing village golf cart nachos cab ride lots of shops free wifi
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If there are ships in, you are in for a treat! Lots of people and everyone is selling their goods! Clean beaches, Beautiful!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Karen R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful natural resources but too many tourist traps. The food is ok, it lacked either freshness or quality so tasted average. As a bargaining advice if you decide to shop or get a massage then be aggressive, offer your bid by diving the offer at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We (me/wife) had massages on the beach, for way less than half the price of what could be had on the cruise ship. Hearing the water and palm fronds while getting a great massage was simply delightful. It took away some of the pain from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for The Krazy Lobster beach club. Great food and beach. Kids loved the hammocks and music. Trolly out, taxi back.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank btauten
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beach is public. 10 minutes from terminal cruise. Food is really good and affordable. Lots of chairs!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Tamalito78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found Blue Kay by looking on TripAdvisor....lovely, rustic beach/hotel. It was perfect for us, a family of 6, 2 grandparents, our son and 3 grandchildren. $10. admission (adults only, kids free) gets you two drinks, alcoholic or non-alcoholic including beer. Includes sun loungers with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mahahual is the quiet and quaint beach-town, that Tulum was, 30 years ago, before neon signs and 24-hour party-people...there's a lovely beach, great food and drink, and wonderful people. It's just getting noticed as a cruise port, so more people will come to know it......if...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The $3 team seems like a steal to get to the beach but it's a scam. Once we were dropped off a man is waiting there to sell a cab ride to town or to use the beach chairs. We did paid for the beach...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Vlo Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the area seemed clean and they were trying to keep the beach area clean but due to a sever algae bloom the water was off limits . the white sand beach was very nice and lunch on the beach was great as long as you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank momLofteens
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to visit Trying to get out of the cruise port was crazy. It is a maze and they don’t want you to leave. But when you find your way out it is very easy to get to Mahahual beach. Just walk through the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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October 8, 2018|
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Response from Theresa W | Reviewed this property |
I have taken the bus from Cancun to Belize, didn't rent a car until we got to Belize. Remember you are going thru some areas that are very poor, and desperate people can do desperate things. Also the drug problem in Belize... More
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When I was there in August , they cleaned it every morning . It was much better than anywhere else on the coast !
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Response from miamitexmex | Reviewed this property |
Taxis are ready, the problem is the port is owned by some very greedy private owners and it is a maze to get out of the port. Walk through the stores, don’t get distracted and see your way to “port exit”. When you see the... More