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Costa Maya Port

| Fraccionamiento Nuevo Mahahual, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
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New And Clean...But

Even with a free pool this is not to our liking and we took a cab for $3.00pp to the beaches at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richard S
Scottsdale, Arizona
Do An Excursion To Get Out Of The Port Area

We visited Costa Maya on a cruise and we had an excursion with Maya Lost Kingdom waterpark. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jake B
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Costa Maya is one of Mexico's most popular cruise ports and emerging travel destinations located just hours from Cancun on Mexico's southern Yucatan Peninsula. The modern port is able to accommodate three ships at once, with the capability to dock Oasis and Epic sized ships, and entertain visitors at a destination that showcases the ancient and colonial heritage of the Mexican Caribbean with all of today's modern conveniences. Costa Maya is comprised of three grand pavilions, artisan and luxury shopping areas, a beach club, saltwater pools, fine restaurants and bars, and all the resources necessary to explore the surrounding jungle and the world's second largest coral reefs.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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“free pool” (18 reviews)
“swim up bar” (25 reviews)
“lots of shops” (23 reviews)
| Fraccionamiento Nuevo Mahahual, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Even with a free pool this is not to our liking and we took a cab for $3.00pp to the beaches at Mahahual 10 minutes away. Just as an example, a beer in the port village is $6.00 while we paid $2.00 at the beach....More

1  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Costa Maya on a cruise and we had an excursion with Maya Lost Kingdom waterpark. We absolutely loved the waterpark! However, once we were done having fun there, we headed back to the port area to shop and grab a bite to eat....More

Thank Jake B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The port had the best shopping of our whole trip. Much more true to Mexico then the tourist traps in Cozumel. Great atmosphere as well!

1  Thank Hillary W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ships coming here in regular base.Is a great stop?? Yes. Port is offering free swimming pool,swimming with a dolphins,shops and restaurants.If you are not planning to go on excursion you can have a great time here.Short distance from the ship..all service provided.Chocolate factory and much...More

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't have an excursion planned for 8/8, so we got off the ship and spent some time roaming the port area at Costa Maya. Unlike other Caribbean ports, the Costa Maya port was blessedly free of aggressive vendors trying to get your attention. All...More

Thank ConfTraveler452
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent time on this beach during an excursion on a recent cruise. There were four of us, and it was so crowded we were not able to find seats, let alone seats in the shade - as we were promised. There were long lines...More

1  Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very nice port with shopping, restaurants etc. The port was designed for the cruise ship passenger/ tourist in mind. There are many excursions leaving from there as well. Also plenty of opportunities to take pictures with Costa Maya signs and residents. Beach,...More

1  Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

1st time in port and had a great time. Good shops and lots of street performers to keep you entertained. Give it a try!

2  Thank medfire51
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an awesome experience in Costa Maya all thanks to Mayahual Golf Carts! My family and I were able to safety experience the true Costa Maya outside the "commercial" port experience. A special thanks to Eduardo for making this a true authentic experience. An affordable...More

3  Thank aliciaroses12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful port with many shops and restaurants. It's clean, safe, and entertaining. But real gem is to take taxi to local beach.

1  Thank Karen T
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July 30, 2017|
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Response from Karen T | Reviewed this property |
There is not a sandy beach right at the port. But there are plenty within a mile or two of the port. The beaches are natural and absolutely gorgeous.
Blayne K
May 25, 2017|
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Response from Imsoleil | Reviewed this property |
We swam with dolphins at Xel Ha
Sonny S
May 11, 2017|
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Response from CostaMayaMahahual | Property representative |
Hello Sonny, we have excurtions that includes the beach area with some activities for you but you can grab any transportation and just get to beach. The access is free but there are charges for the excurtions