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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
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Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
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Hot Tub
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Laundry Service
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Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
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Reviewed yesterday

This was our second trip and it was even better than the last. Mahekal is a quaint resort with beautiful grounds, a great view of the ocean, inviting pools, cozy accommodations, delicious food, close proximity to shoping and most of all - incredible staff (too...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

I completely loved this place!! All the staff was exceptional and helpful at all times. Manuel , Rene Berenice, Cesar and everyone else made our stay a complete pleasure. The pools are amazing, rooms are clean, food was very good, views from every part of...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Response from ItzePerez, Social Media & Marketing Manager at Mahekal Beach ResortResponded September 13, 2018

Dear Oribarros, It was such a pleasure having you here! We are very happy to read that you were delighted with your stay at Mahekal Beach Resort! We would be glad to welcome you on many more occasions! Warmest regards, Itze Pérez Social Media &...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Pros: The staff is impeccable. Service is always with a smile and no excuses regardless the reasonable request... The grounds are clean and lush. The breakfast is substantial and will hold you to dinner. Cons: Playa del Carmen's beach is disappearing. We found Puerto Morelos...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Thomas S
Response from ItzePerez, Social Media & Marketing Manager at Mahekal Beach ResortResponded 3 days ago

Dear Thomas, First of all we hope you you had a safe journey back home. We are very proud about our team. Thank you for your praise. We appreciate your sharing your concerns, and it is our hope that you will give us the opportunity...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Just a quick short getaway before the holidays season and this resort an staff never failed us! Just amazing, the views, food, drinks, cleanliness and even the weather was just super! The grounds are so beautifully groomed!More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank P3533GJlindas
Response from ItzePerez, Social Media & Marketing Manager at Mahekal Beach ResortResponded 3 days ago

Dear P3533GJlindas, We are so happy that your visit to Mahekal Beach Resort was so special, as expected and desired. Thank you very much for this deataled feedback. We wish you all the best, Happy Holidays! Itze Pérez Social Media & Marketing Manager Mahekal Beach...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Overall we all (18 of us on a corporate getaway) enjoyed the resort. Private beach, beautiful grounds, really pleasant and helpful staff. They're were a couple issues with room door locks (many seem to be mis-keyed or in need of replacement) and the first night...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank FleetH
Response from ItzePerez, Social Media & Marketing Manager at Mahekal Beach ResortResponded 4 days ago

Dear FleetH, Thanks for your review and your comments about the facilities and the service. We do offer you a sincere apology for the inconveniences you experience during your stay. We are communicating your comments to our managers in order to work in these issues....More

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tonynesta
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The breakfast was buffet style (with a large variety of fruit juices)Dinner when we were there was Pre-fixed menu-with 2 to 3 choices of appt.,entree,desert. When we were there we did not have any problems (health/stomach... More
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"The garden view rooms by the pool are great"
GSymcox
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"if you want quiet, get a room in the center of the resort - that will be as far away from the nearby night..."
FleetH
6 days ago
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"We had a garden palapa room near the fitness centre which was very quiet at night"
448kerryd
1 week ago
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"Rooms by Las Olas are quiet with the buffet for breakfast and dinner"
WilliamBardaji
3 weeks ago
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PRICE RANGE
$155 - $544 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
mahekal beach hotel playa del carmenshangri la caribe hotelshangri la caribe playa del carmen
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Shangri-La Caribe
LOCATION
MexicoYucatan PeninsulaQuintana RooRiviera MayaPlaya del Carmen
NUMBER OF ROOMS
195
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