We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sandos Playacar Beach Resort

Traveler (15433)
Pool & Beach (3767)
Video
Certificate of Excellence
Overview
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
4.5 Star accommodation
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (15,879)
Filter reviews
7,619 results
Traveler rating
3,593
2,508
913
343
262
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
3,593
2,508
913
343
262
Show reviews that mention
All reviews meeting point riviera section cupcake cafe adult section avenue bar hacienda suites le gourmet cordero festival buffet grand buffet premium bar italian buffet swim up bar select club family section kids club elite pool
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 7,619 reviews
Reviewed today via mobile

Berna did an incredible job braiding my 2 year olds hair at sandos playacar! Patient and worked with her and her hair turned out great. Worth every penny! Will be back next year!!! After not being sure about spending the money on a 2 year...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank FellowTraveler304747
Reviewed today

This is a very nice resort that gets a lot of things right, however because it tries to be both an adult resort and a family resort somethings may not work as well for one group or the other. The smoking policy at the resort...More

Date of stay: January 2019
2  Thank Y7939GDrobertr
Reviewed yesterday

I don't usually do reviews from vacations but felt this one was worthy. I know the Sandos has been going through some changes but this resort works so hard to make sure you are more than satisfied with your experience. Our room was musty smelling...More

Date of stay: January 2019
6  Thank WinnipegNana
Reviewed yesterday

We had an amazing time at the Sandos resort in Playacar! Wonderful weather, food and entertainment. Our trip was made exceptional by the hospitality we experienced from the staff, in particular the animation staff. They were friendly, outgoing and professional! In Particular Richi was genuine,...More

Date of stay: December 2018
1  Thank haileyraestewart
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Sandos Playacar was an amazing resort. We had so much fun on the beach with the entertainment team. One specific entertainer, Spencer from Canada, made me and my kids feel so welcome and got us to participate in all the activities with the team. He...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Jerome8878
Response from Web_Sandos, Web Relations Manager at Sandos Playacar Beach ResortResponded today

Dear guest, Thank you for choosing Sandos Playacar as your holiday destination and for sharing your opinion about your stay. It is great to know you enjoyed our facilites as well as the different entertainment activities. Your review will be shared with Spencer. We hope...More

View more reviews
About
Description
Sandos Playacar Beach Resort is an all-Inclusive hotel in Playa del Carmen with both family and adult sections. ideally located on a magnificent white sandy beach in the gated community of Playacar, within More walking distance to downtown Playa and Fifth Avenue, and only forty-five minutes from the Cancun International Airport; the pier serving ferries to Cozumel is a short distance from our property. Playacar is a private, master-planned community situated on the southern edge of downtown Playa del Carmen. Guests at Sandos Playacar enjoy this exclusive community’s impressive infrastructure, including an 18-hole golf course designed by Robert Von Hagge, pristine biking paths, and Mayan ruins, accessible to the public for hiking. The Riviera Maya is a protected region where many remaining artifacts from the fascinating Mayan civilization can be found. Surrounded by Mayan archeological zones, such as those at Tulum and Chicen-Itza. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Beachfront
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Spa
Free Internet
Adult pool
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Sauna
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
Wheelchair access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Top resorts Hotels
,
Spa
,
On the Beach
,
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Top resorts Hotels
,
Spa
,
On the Beach
,
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
950
Price range
$207 - $491 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Sandos Playacar Beach Hotel
,
Hotel Sandos Playacar Beach
,
Beach Playacar Resort Sandos
,
Sandos Playacar Resort
,
Sandos Playa Del Carmen
,
Gala Resort Playacar
,
Sandos Gala Playacar
,
Sandos Playacar Mexico
,
Sandos Resort
,
Playacar Sandos
Location
Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Top resorts Hotels
,
Spa
,
On the Beach
,
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
950
Price range
$207 - $491 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Sandos Playacar Beach Hotel
,
Hotel Sandos Playacar Beach
,
Beach Playacar Resort Sandos
,
Sandos Playacar Resort
,
Sandos Playa Del Carmen
,
Gala Resort Playacar
,
Sandos Gala Playacar
,
Sandos Playacar Mexico
,
Sandos Resort
,
Playacar Sandos
Location
Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Photos
Traveler (15,433)
Pool & Beach (3,767)
Room & Suite (2,075)
Dining (1,034)
Family and Play Areas (469)
Business Center & Event Rooms (155)
Amenities (67)
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 230 nearby hotels
Iberostar Tucan Hotel
7,431 reviews
.18 miles away
Hotel Riu Yucatan
6,677 reviews
.25 miles away
Hotel Riu Palace Mexico
6,265 reviews
.39 miles away
Viva Wyndham Maya - An All Inclusive Resort
7,416 reviews
.44 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,529 nearby restaurants
Buenerrimo
69 reviews
.98 miles away
Barra Artesanal
30 reviews
.59 miles away
Il Piemonte
16 reviews
.30 miles away
Don Pepperoni Playacar
82 reviews
.82 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 797 nearby attractions
Plaza Playacar
487 reviews
.60 miles away
Playacar Center Shopping Mall
54 reviews
.63 miles away
Dressel Divers
896 reviews
.16 miles away
Dressel Divers
369 reviews
.25 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
CourtEileen
January 19, 2019|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Janice S | Reviewed this property |
You can spend a day at Sandos Caracol but you will need a taxi to get there.
0
Votes
Brian M
January 18, 2019|
Answer
Response from 564SusanB | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do every year
0
Votes
Jacks1bp
January 18, 2019|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from WinnipegNana | Reviewed this property |
We just left there, was in building 2 at first close to the construction and did not hear the noise. Also we did the time share talk, no obligation when we said no and got some nice perks but if you say no they won't hassle... More
1
Vote
Room Tips
"We loved the Adults Only Select Club room we had in building 1, steps to the beach."
WinnipegNana
2 days ago
Read review
"Second or third floor is better."
CanadaWinn
4 days ago
Read review
"Haciendas are great with Hot Jacuzzi & Pool in every backyard."
heavenscentf
4 days ago
Read review
"Our favoite is the Haciendas."
MichaelJStrait
5 days ago
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing