Hotel Mahekal Beach Resort - Playa del Carmen

ex. Shangri-La Caribe

Calle 38, Entre Avenida 5A Y Zona Federal Maritima, Playa del Carmen, Mexico, 77710  show map
 4 stars
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Hotel Mahekal Beach Resort - Playa del Carmen

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Private beach

Beach access

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

Scuba diving

Snorkeling

Kayaking

Billiards/Pool tables

Table tennis

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Turkish bath

Reflex massage

Jacuzzi

Overview

Hotel Mahekal Beach Resort is placed in the center of Playa del Carmen and offers an outdoor swimming pool and a ballroom. Renovated in 2011, the intimate hotel has welcomed guests since 1982.

Overlooking the Caribbean Sea the hotel boasts an excellent setting just 30-minute walk from Cavernas Chaaktun, Nuestra Senora del Carmen Catholic Church and Xaman Ha Aviary. Church of Guadalupe, Morph Kiteboarding Maroma Beach and 28 de Julio Square are 10 minutes away.

The venue is a short walk to souvenir shops and a mall.

The hotel is ideally located just 20 minutes away from Playa del Carmen city center. A short drive will take guests to Cozumel airport.

Rooms

The property comprises 121 air-conditioned rooms equipped with a laptop-size safe, a minibar, individual climate control, a private balcony and a patio. Guests will appreciate a stunning view of the ocean from their rooms. They also have detached bathrooms with free toiletries, a hairdryer and a walk-in shower.

Eat & Drink

Dining options include a deluxe buffet breakfast served every morning. Guests will enjoy delicious dishes of seafood cuisine in the spacious on-site restaurant. The stylish café bar offers an open fire, a pool table and live music.

Services

The hotel provides guests with bicycle and car rental services.

Relax

Guests can benefit from a Jacuzzi, a spa center and a sauna together with Ayurveda therapy and massage. Yoga classes, strength-training and fitness classes are among the on-site facilities.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of rooms:   121.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed (limited amount or weight)
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Souvenir shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Fireplace
  • Barber shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Kayaking
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Adventure sports
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/Pool tables
  • Fitness center
  • Table tennis

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Doctor on call
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Pet amenities available
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Half board
  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Swim-up bar
  • Beach bar
  • Snack bar
  • Cafe
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Free cabanas
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Television in lobby
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • Ocean view
  • Rainforest view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Twin bed
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Chaise lounges
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Fan/Extractor

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Internet television
  • In-room computer
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from  12 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 4 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay at the price of USD 35 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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Hotel Address:

Calle 38, Entre Avenida 5A Y Zona Federal Maritima, Playa del Carmen, Mexico, 77710

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City Center
  • Playa del Carmen
    1.8km
Airports
Restaurants
  • Los Tabernacos Bistro Lounge (cuisine: Bar)
    660 m
  • Ah Cacao Chocolate Cafe (cuisine: Dessert, Coffee Shop, Ice Cream)
    740 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    121

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Rooms and availability

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Size: 30m2
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    Bed type: King Size bed
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      Hotel Mahekal Beach Resort Classic Two Room Pool Side Bungalow
      Classic Two Room Pool Side Bungalow
      Bed type: Double Bed
      Size: 28m2
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      Offering garden views, these classic cabanas consist of individual bungalows or private rooms in a 2-room duplex. They are located are close to the Casa Club poolside bar and the Caribe pool. The beach is less than 100 metres away.

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        Size: 30m2
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        These rooms may be individual bungalows or private rooms in a 3-storey building, located in either the Caribe or the Aventura section of the resort. They each have a private balcony with views of the sea and gardens.

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          Bed type: Triple
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            Bed type: Quad
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              Size: 30m2
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              Deluxe Room (Ocean front) - Breakfast and dinner or lunch-no drinks

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                This bungalow features a private pool and air conditioning

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                    Bed type: Double Bed
                    Size: 28m2
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                    Offering a balcony with hammocks and garden views, these stylish air-conditioned rooms are either individual bungalows or private rooms in a 2-storey casita with unique thatched palapa roofs. They have a safe and a private bathroom with a hairdryer and free toiletries. These rooms are located close to the Casa Club poolside bar and the Caribe pool, less than 100 metres from the beach.

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                      Bed type: Double Bed
                      Size: 28m2
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                      • Private bathroom
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                      Offering a balcony with hammocks and ocean views, these stylish air-conditioned rooms are either individual bungalows or private rooms in a 2-storey casita. They have air conditioning, a safe and a private bathroom with a hairdryer and free toiletries. These rooms are located in the Caribe and Aventura sections of the complex, very close to the beach.

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                        Bed type: King Size bed
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                            How to reach hotel

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                            Hotel Address:

                            Calle 38, Entre Avenida 5A Y Zona Federal Maritima, Playa del Carmen, Mexico, 77710

                            Get directions
                            City Center
                            • Playa del Carmen
                              1.8km
                            Airports
                            Restaurants
                            • Los Tabernacos Bistro Lounge (cuisine: Bar)
                              660 m
                            • Ah Cacao Chocolate Cafe (cuisine: Dessert, Coffee Shop, Ice Cream)
                              740 m
                            Hotel information
                            • Check-In:
                              from  12 pm
                            • Check-Out:
                              until  12 pm
                            • Year renovated:
                              2011
                            • Number of rooms:
                              121

                            Hotel Awards

                            MexicanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedPlaya del CarmenHotel Mahekal Beach Resort

                            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                            Best Spa Hotels in Mexico

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                            Places of interest

                            • Terminal foránea de autobuses ADO - 1.1km
                            • 28 de Julio Square - 1.2km
                            • Church of Guadalupe - 1.3km

                            Local Attractions

                            • Sian ka'an Jeep Tour Expedition - 2.3km
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                            • Cenote Chaak Tun - 2.9km
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                            • Riviera Art Gallery - 1.1km
                              20th Street between 5th Av. & 10th Av., Playa del Carmen

                              Restaurants Nearby

                              • Los Tabernacos Bistro Lounge - 660 m

                                Address: 1st Avenue North between 10 y 12
                                Phone: 984-803-1674

                                84% likes this, based on 295 reviews
                                Cuisine: Bar
                                Price Range: GBP 5 - GBP 12

                              • Kaxapa Factory - 790 m

                                Address: Av Constituyentes, betwen 10 and 15 avenues
                                Phone: 9841471645

                                89% likes this, based on 558 reviews
                                Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, Venezuelan
                                Price Range: GBP 3 - GBP 6

                              • Ah Cacao Chocolate Cafe - 740 m

                                Address: 5th Ave & Constituyentes
                                Phone: +52 984 803 5748

                                71% likes this, based on 930 reviews
                                Cuisine: Dessert, Coffee Shop, Ice Cream, Café
                                Price Range: GBP 4 - GBP 15

                              • Oh Lala - 910 m

                                Address: Calle 14 bis between 10th & 15th Av.
                                Phone: 9841274844

                                90% likes this, based on 533 reviews
                                Cuisine: International
                                Price Range: GBP 6 - GBP 24

                              Hotel information
                              • Check-In:
                                from  12 pm
                              • Check-Out:
                                until  12 pm
                              • Year renovated:
                                2011
                              • Number of rooms:
                                121

                              Hotel Awards

                              MexicanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedPlaya del CarmenHotel Mahekal Beach Resort

                              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                              Best Spa Hotels in Mexico

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                              Hotel Mahekal Beach Resort Reviews

                              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Mahekal Beach Resort

                              Average guest rating

                              8.6out of 10
                              Exceptional
                              Based on 80 reviews

                              Rating by category:

                              Location
                              10.0
                              Value
                              10.0

                              Individual guest reviews

                              • Couple
                                6.6

                                Location! Nice budget bungalow style beach resort. Food at dinner was very good!

                                No refrigerator! Air conditioning was not strong enough. Safe was too small. Sand everywhere in your bungalow...

                              • Couple
                                9.2

                                Friendliness of staff, unplugged atmosphere, clean beach and pools, decent food, proximity to town

                                Uncomfortable bed- mattress needed replacing

                              • Family with children
                                9.6

                                The verandah with hammocks and the separate bungalows were great, everything was just steps from the beach. Many palm trees around made you feel like you were in a somewhat remote area, yet you were only blocks from all the nightlife in Playa del Carmen. Security personnel were on the beach all the time to insure the resort chairs and grass huts (palapas) were available to the guests and to keep the resort private. I felt very safe all the time!

                                There is a lack of instructional material that would help travellers visiting the hotel know what to do: ie: trade beach towels in each day at front desk for new ones, a menu in the room to help decide if you want to have lunch or dinner each day, whether there is take out food from the restaurant or whether food can be ordered at the bar and during what times, etc

                              • Couple
                                9.2

                                Beach wonderful, pool and gardens just unbelievable! Rooms set with air conditioner and fans are very comfortable. Very quite. Live music. Chill-out area to hang out and meet other couples. All in all a great experience.

                                One can say that the breakfast was a bit boring. Always the same fruit and same menu.

                              • Single
                                7.8

                                The big plus is that this hotel is at walking distance from just about everything, but not in the middle of it. It has it's own beach which which seemed a bit better then the hotels around. Also, the dive centre is pretty good. I enjoyed the stay overall because the location is great, the set-up is nice, staff are friendly and the beach is good. Also found the hammocks outside the porch a very nice touch.

                                This is some sort of eco resort. The rooms are very, very basic. No mini bar, screen, Wifi or any other services that would make it a 4 or even 5 star hotel.

                              • Couple
                                5.8

                                Perfect location for beach vacation. Very friendly staff, always attentive and polite. The general set-up of the resort grounds was excellent, very well maintained and spotlessly clean.

                                Very poor accommodation! For "Premier" room, the setup was outdated and very poor. Some specifics: The thatched roof leaked, smelled, and meant that the room was constantly humid and our belongings damp. Often we had insects falling from the roof onto the bed, which was also offputting. The bathroom was at best basic and, like the general decor of the room and furniture, very dated. To add to this; mismatched (length) curtains which wouldn't close, with water stains and remnants of squashed insects. We chose this resort for a luxury beach holiday, and due to the state of the accommodation we left disappointed

                              • Older travelers
                                7.0

                                The beautiful beach, ocean and sea breeze.

                              • Couple
                                7.4

                                Perfect location, beautiful beach, cute rooms / houses, nice resort layout, great services

                                Bathroom needs an update

                              • Couple
                                6.2

                                Walking distance from the centre of town (5th avenue with shops and restaurants). Good quality food. Flexibility to change halfpension - breakfast dinner to breakfast lunch. Nice and clean rooms.

                                Make sure you are on the aventura side otherwise you will hear the music from nearby club/disco. Price is on the high side and ocean view is to be taken lightly - a glimpse in the distance is already considered as ocean view.

                              • Couple
                                9.6

                                great location, definitely the best beach around, took a walk on the beach to compare other beaches and hotels, Mahekal has definitely the best beach

                                beachbar was missing,

                              • Couple
                                9.2

                                Originally we booked 4 nights. After the first night, we realized we want more! We booked 4 additional nights. This hotel is so gooood. The food, the staff, the private beach, the room, the nature in this place, everithing!!! I´m not happy to write this because I dont want more people to come here, but I must write it owe it to all other people who writes. So, if you are a couple, you just must be here....... This is a dream coming true.

                                There are mosquitoes.. :(

                              How to reach hotel

                              hotel Hotel Mahekal Beach Resort - Playa del Carmen Playa del Carmen location
                              Show big map »

                              Hotel Address:

                              Calle 38, Entre Avenida 5A Y Zona Federal Maritima, Playa del Carmen, Mexico, 77710

                              Get directions
                              City Center
                              • Playa del Carmen
                                1.8km
                              Airports
                              Restaurants
                              • Los Tabernacos Bistro Lounge (cuisine: Bar)
                                660 m
                              • Ah Cacao Chocolate Cafe (cuisine: Dessert, Coffee Shop, Ice Cream)
                                740 m
                              Hotel information
                              • Check-In:
                                from  12 pm
                              • Check-Out:
                                until  12 pm
                              • Year renovated:
                                2011
                              • Number of rooms:
                                121

                              Hotel Awards

                              MexicanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedPlaya del CarmenHotel Mahekal Beach Resort

                              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                              Best Spa Hotels in Mexico

                              Use Badge