Mahekal Beach Resort - Playa del Carmen

ex. Shangri-La Caribe

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

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Paid parking

24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Babysitting

Babysitting/Child services

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Air conditioning

Air conditioning in public areas

Facilities for kids

Game room

Children's pool

High chairs

Cribs available

Private beach

Beach bar

Beach club

Sun loungers

Beach umbrellas

Beach towels

Overview

Mahekal Beach Resort is located in the middle of Playa del Carmen overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Renovated in 2011, the hotel features ancient architecture.

Guests can get to Sian ka'an Jeep Tour Expedition, Coba Mayan Village and Nuestra Senora del Carmen Catholic Church in 25 minutes on foot. The venue is just minutes away from the white-sand beach with bungalows, sunbeds and a bar.

The hotel allows quick access to a lush garden and a national park.

The property enjoys excellent location within a 50-minute drive to Cancun International airport.

Rooms

Mahekal Beach Resort features 121 quiet rooms with a wonderful view of the ocean and such various amenities as a laptop safe, TV, individual climate control, a personal computer and high-speed internet. These rooms come with a bright interior and wooden furnishings.

Eat & Drink

The onsite fantastic restaurant entices with seafood dishes. Guests can unwind at the welcoming Main Lobby bar serving a wide range of coffee and cocktails. Serving both food and drinks, Ah Cacao Chocolate Cafe and Kaxapa Factory are situated around 750 meters from the property.

Services

The hotel offers a beauty salon, a gift shop and parking for general needs and a meeting room, a business centre and a catering service for corporate travelers.

Relax

On-site recreational facilities include foot massage, body wraps and head massage. Guests may choose from a gym, aerobics classes and yoga classes as well as snorkeling, mountain biking and volleyball to spend their time actively.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of rooms:   121.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Free off-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Pets allowed (limited amount or weight)
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Bicycle storage
  • Beauty salon
  • Exterior corridors
  • Fireplace
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Diving center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Tennis court
  • Volleyball
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/ Pool tables
  • Table tennis
  • Yoga class

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services

Children's facilities

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

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach club
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • Sun loungers
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Free cabanas
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Waxing
  • Body scrub
  • Facial
  • Treatment room
  • Body wraps
  • Back massage
  • Reflex massage
  • Head massage
  • Full body massage
  • Foot massage

Room view

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

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Living room
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Chaise lounges
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

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

Media

  • Television
  • In-room computer
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 12 may stay at the price of USD 50 per person per night in an extra bed. 

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hotel Mahekal Beach Resort - Playa del Carmen Playa del Carmen location
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Hotel Address:

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

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City Center
  • Playa del Carmen
    1.8 km
Airports
Restaurants
  • Los Tabernacos Bistro Lounge
    660 m
  • Ah Cacao Chocolate Cafe
    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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Size: 28 m²
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                                    Ocean Room
                                    Bed type: Double beds or Double bed or 1 Single bed
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                                            How to reach hotel

                                            hotel Mahekal Beach Resort - Playa del Carmen Playa del Carmen location
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                                            Hotel Address:

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

                                            Get directions
                                            City Center
                                            • Playa del Carmen
                                              1.8 km
                                            Airports
                                            Restaurants
                                            • Los Tabernacos Bistro Lounge
                                              660 m
                                            • Ah Cacao Chocolate Cafe
                                              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 CarmenMahekal Beach Resort

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

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                                            What's nearby

                                            Popular areas

                                            • 5th Avenue - 800 m
                                            • City Center - 1.7 km

                                            Places of interest

                                            • Kool Beach Club - 300 m
                                            • Plaza Quinta Alegria - 900 m
                                            • Terminal foránea de autobuses ADO - 1.1 km

                                            Monuments and Landmarks

                                            • 28 de Julio Square - 1.2 km
                                            • Church of Guadalupe - 1.3 km
                                            • ADO International Bus Station - 1.6 km
                                            • Disabled-friendly beach - 1.7 km

                                            Golf courses and Country clubs

                                            • Mahi Golf Course - 4.2 km

                                            Marina

                                            • Playa del Carmen Maritime Terminal - 1.8 km

                                            Local attractions

                                            • Sian ka'an Jeep Tour Expedition - 2.3 km
                                              Monte de los Cibeles, Playa del Carmen
                                            • Casa Cenote - 2.5 km
                                            • Whale Shark Tour - 2.9 km
                                              Playa Del Carmen-Isla Mujeres -Holbox
                                            • Temazcal Natura - 2.3 km
                                              Monte de los Cibeles, Playa del Carmen
                                            • Cenote Chaak Tun - 2.9 km
                                              Av. Juarez, Playa del Carmen

                                            Near the hotel

                                            • Riviera Art Gallery - 1.1 km
                                              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
                                                Price Range: CAD 8 - CAD 20

                                              • Kaxapa Factory - 790 m

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

                                                89% likes this, based on 558 reviews
                                                Cuisine: Organic, Venezuelan
                                                Price Range: CAD 6 - CAD 11

                                              • Ah Cacao Chocolate Cafe - 740 m

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

                                                71% likes this, based on 930 reviews
                                                Price Range: CAD 7 - CAD 26

                                              • 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: CAD 11 - CAD 40

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

                                              Hotel Awards

                                              MexicanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedPlaya del CarmenMahekal Beach Resort

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

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                                              Mahekal Beach Resort Reviews

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

                                              Average guest rating

                                              8.6out of 10
                                              Superb
                                              Based on 80 reviews

                                              Rating by category:

                                              Location
                                              10.0
                                              Value
                                              10.0

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

                                              Hotel Address:

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

                                              Get directions
                                              City Center
                                              • Playa del Carmen
                                                1.8 km
                                              Airports
                                              Restaurants
                                              • Los Tabernacos Bistro Lounge
                                                660 m
                                              • Ah Cacao Chocolate Cafe
                                                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 CarmenMahekal Beach Resort

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

                                              Use Badge