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.

Mahekal Beach Resort

Save
Traveler (3357)
Room & Suite (846)
Storyboard
Membership_Slide_Up_Placement_on_Hotel_Review_Price_Refresh
Save this hotel
and keep track of your top hotel finds.
Save now
Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“shangri la caribe”(104 reviews)
“half board”(55 reviews)
“fuego restaurant”(67 reviews)
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
4 Star Hotel
All hotel details
Offers from Mahekal Beach Resort
Offers & Announcements: Tax Refund Beach Sale
Offers from Mahekal Beach Resort
Offers & Announcements: Tax Refund Beach Sale
Rooms
Apr 30May 1
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 9 partner sites to see rooms from $202.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Playa del Carmen hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN_US","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","MOB_BOOKING_EMAIL_AGREE_HIDE","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_EXPRESS_BOOK","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_REVIEW_BOOKING_BUTTON","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_KIPLINGER_AWARD","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "143a41bb821c4ae5a782045ad709c627", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":156853,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[53908671],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":30,"month":4,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":1,"month":5,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":202,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"143a41bb821c4ae5a782045ad709c627","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":231,"lowestMetaPrice":202,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":231,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":231,"lowestMetaPrice":202,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":231,"hotelName":"Mahekal Beach Resort","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjE0M2E0MWJiODIxYzRhZTVhNzgyMDQ1YWQ3MDljNjI3IiwiQUlLIjoiMmVhYmJmMzVhNmFhNDAwNmFhZWFlZTQ5MWYwNDE5NGMifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "04/30/2018", "checkOut": "05/01/2018", "lowestPrice": "$202", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"53908671":"TravelocityEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
{"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 (3,106)
There are newer reviews for Mahekal Beach Resort
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
2,422 results
Traveler rating
1,643
530
142
57
50
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
1,643
530
142
57
50
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsshangri la caribehalf boardfuego restaurantpalapa stylegarden viewlas olasbreakfast and dinnerlas palapaspalapa roofocean frontping ponginfinity poolfifth avenuepalm treesthe wait staffcevichebug spray
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1,081 - 1,085 of 2,422 reviews
Reviewed March 1, 2016

Mahekal Beach Resort was fabulous! Because the rooms were mostly single or double separate buildings, it felt like we were staying in a little Mexican village instead of a large hotel. That was why we picked this place, since we didn't want to feel as...More

2  Thank Chericandybar
Response from Karen S, Director of Sales at Mahekal Beach ResortResponded March 4, 2016

Dear Chericandybar, Thank you for your incredibly thoughtful review of the Mahekal Beach Resort. It makes us proud to know we are doing a great job living up to our visitor's expectations. Relaxing is just what we want our atmosphere to be and we are...More

Reviewed February 29, 2016

My now husband and I came to Mahekal for our Honeymoon and it was absolutely perfect for us. It beats the big resorts with long hallways and filled with tourists. We had an ocean view palapa equipped with two hammocks perfect for hanging out and...More

1  Thank Ashley S
Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

As a frequent visitor to the area, I came across this hidden gem in Playa de Carmen. The ambiance of the hotel transports you to paradise. From the two story bungalows to the gorgeous views of the ocean this hotel is fantastic. Overall the quality...More

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

Rogelio, Jared, Angel, Carla and Ignacio were awesome hostess/hosts at every dinner. David and Daniela at the front desk were great. Everyone was friendly and helpful. It is the best resort on the beach. Quiet but close, very clean, right in the beach! Beautiful. Look...More

Thank mary01060
Response from Karen S, Director of Sales at Mahekal Beach ResortResponded March 3, 2016

Dear Mary01060, Thank you for your review of the Mahekal Beach Resort. We appreciate your thoughts about our kind, helpful staff and will pass them along. We do have the best spot on the beach! We hope to see you next year. Warm regards, Karen...More

Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

Lovely week in luxurious resort on the ocean. Our room had privacy and hammocks on front porch. Very good food. Great service. Special thanks to our waiters Rogelio, Angel, and Jared. Peaceful atmosphere, safe location, and next to town with many great shops and restaurants.More

Thank sarahwithanh27
Response from Karen S, Director of Sales at Mahekal Beach ResortResponded March 3, 2016

Dear sarahwithanh27, Thank you for your 4 circle review of the Mahekal Beach Resort. So glad you enjoyed those hammocks in your room. We will pass on your kind words to our staff. We hope to see you on your next vacation. Kind regards, Karen...More

View more reviews
About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Spa
Restaurant
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Spa
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
$213 - $437 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#12 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#21 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#24 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#25 Luxury Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#30 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$213 - $437 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#12 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#21 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#24 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#25 Luxury Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#30 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveler (3357)
Room & Suite (846)
Pool & Beach (711)
Dining (255)
Family and Play Areas (16)
Business Center & Event Rooms (5)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
rickcrowes
April 16, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Karen S | Property representative |
Mahekal has great visitor advice! Thanks to the forum! Yes, our dive center, Vida Aquatica, is located right on site and will take you to great snorkel spots that are calm and seaweed free. They depart right from our... More
1
Vote
Noha R
April 14, 2018|
Answer
Response from tipum | Reviewed this property |
Its fine and nice and weed. Seaweed is an issue but staff work tirelessly to clear it (can’t fight Mother Nature)
0
Votes
Room Tips
"Ocean view palapas are the best without taking the most expensive options!"
Read review
"Ocean view is different from Ocean front (both good in my opinion)"
Read review
"Ocean front rooms can be loud, but the positive is that you are right on the public beach with local families."
Read review
"Lots of different amenities in each unit, so choose the one that fits you best"
Read review
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