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Mahekal Beach Resort

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The Mahekal Beach Resort is a legendary resort village located on 800 feet of white sand beach in the heart of vibrant Playa del Carmen. It has 198 thatched roof, palapa-style bungalows within steps of Fifth Avenue, the celebrated entertainment, shopping, and restaurant district of Playa del Carmen. The thousands of loyal repeat guests at Mahekal Beach Resort describe it as magical, memorable, and authentically Yucatecan. Our style is friendly and relaxed, a unique Caribbean experience where you can rock gently in a hammock on your private terrace and enjoy undoubtedly the best beach in Playa. Our guests love the fact that we have never compromised our truly unique ambiance and style. In keeping with that style, our rooms do not offer televisions. Instead, they feature original, brightly colored, Mexican tile bathrooms, private terraces with hammocks for siestas and star gazing, and locally-crafted Mexican wood furniture in an outdoor seating area where you can enjoy our magical sanctuary. The Resort offers meal plans that include breakfast daily and lunch or dinner. This choice gives our guests the opportunity to explore the many dining options in Playa del Carmen.
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Free Internet
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
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Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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If you like loud, piercing music with a booming bass that shakes the whole resort you will be in for a treat. This is absolutely ridiculous and having some kid stopped next to you at a traffic light qith his music blaring that's all it is, just a kid with amateur equipment. The
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We had a great time at this oasis in Playa Del Carmen. What a beautiful property. I had booked the smallest room type - garden view double which would have been fine, except we were traveling w our 12 year old son so extra space was definitely needed. The second morning I
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Response from ItzePerez, Social Media & Marketing Manager at Mahekal Beach Resort
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear tracydm, Many thanks for sharing your impressions on TripAdvisor. We are delighted that you appreciated the comfort of our hotel as well as its relaxing atmosphere, please note that we avoid the electronic devices in rooms to create a tranquil ambiance. If there’s anything we can do to help plan your next perfect getaway, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best Regards, Itze Pérez Social Media & Marketing Manager Mahekal Beach Resort
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Because I had visited this property once before, I asked for a specific room. They were unable to give me the specific room and gave me another room but the construction site outside the room was unacceptable. I went to the front desk and Gabriel spoke with the manager and
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We got married last September and we decided to have our honeymoon in playa del carmen, as soon as we got to the resort we were greeted by super friendly people, Jose took our luggage and let me tell you this guy went above and beyond to guide us through the resort, Antonio,
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We had an absolutely amazing time at Mahekal Beach Resort and highly recommend it! The thing we liked the most was that Mahekal is not a high rise hotel/resort. It is comprised of many acres of beautiful landscaped grounds and your room is a stand-alone building, a palapa with a
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The Ocean View Palapa Double Room at the Mahekal Beach Resort
I was staying where the music is heard from one side closest to the Mamitas beach club. At first it is bothersome but it is temporary, as it stops in the late evening and I would still go back to stay at the Mahekal.
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They do not have TV but have good wifi. We couldn't access our Direct TV app or Netflix - but my husband found a work around for Netflix which gives you a local US VPN. Had to pay like $12 online. Your better off downloading some shows to a device before you go if you really need to watch something. We requested a mini fridge - was $10/day. I didn't use it - but my husband liked having some beers in the fridge to sit out of the deck at night. Drinks are not included in the board - you will have to stock from the grocery or Oxxo just outside resort.
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Email Alejandra - we booked directly w the hotel after we had an unfortunate experience w Hotel Quickly. She is very helpful. reservations @ mahekalplaya . com
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I’m looking at this property also - from what I can see is they offer half board - which is indicated into the prices. It’s not all inclusive- it’s breakfast and/or lunch or dinner. I’ve just inquired about whether drinks/cocktails are included in this or if it’s an additional price.
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No activity and no kids club . Just a Ping pong table and one adapt swimming pool for children.
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"Close to the beach or the Itzi Pool is always my favorite"
"We enjoyed staying in a Treehouse Palapa because it was more private than the beach front units."
"We stayed in a second floor bungalo room and it was simple, clean, and great. The garden area is very low key and gets way less traffic."
"Avoid last row on the south side due to weekend very loud very late night music!"
"All rooms have easy access to the beach. Many trees protect winds from reaching the farthest huts."
$232 - $544 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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