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Mahahual Beach

Mahahual, Mexico
+52 1 983 733 6068
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Adorable village!

Only once before in my life have seen seas this color!!! The short strip of restaurants and shops... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Miami, Florida
Beautiful beach, annoying sales

We loved our day in Costa Maya and the gorgeous beach and snorkeling in the reef was outstanding... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robyn H
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  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
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Mahahual, Mexico
+52 1 983 733 6068
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Only once before in my life have seen seas this color!!! The short strip of restaurants and shops, selling mostly Mexican handicrafts and t-shirt on one side and on the other this amazing beach and field of coconut palms.

1  Thank MariaMedranda
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved our day in Costa Maya and the gorgeous beach and snorkeling in the reef was outstanding. The only issue was we were annoyed after awhile by the CONSTANT stream of people trying to sell us all sorts of ridiculous things, trying that give...More

1  Thank Robyn H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved it here. It was quaint and not crowded. and the locals were really nice. It felt like how mexico should be!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fabulous beach area. The water is crystal clear. There is a path that allows you to walk alongside the beach and plenty of restaurants and shops along the way

1  Thank Elaine P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to this beach as an excursion from our cruise ship. We usually do our own excursions but not this time. The beach was dirty, full of shells and rocks getting into the water, the sunbathing area chairs and lounges were dirty and on...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a short ride from the cruise port to Yaya Beach in Mahahaul and walked from end to end. There are many shops and places encouraging you to stop to eat and drink. There are street vendors along the whole length. You are in...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were diverted here from Grand Cayman on our cruise. We were upset at first but in the end found a Jewel of a small town with a beautiful beach. I would come here for a beach vacay and spend an entire week here to...More

Thank BobIsham1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When in Costa Maya, Mexico either stay at Blue Reef Beach Club all day and bask in the sun or stay overnight and see the most incredible view from the rooftop pool. The owner, Jaime makes you feel so welcomed and the food and drinks...More

1  Thank Alice H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here on a cruise, and went to this beach as it is near the cruise ship. While not walking distance, there are lots of taxis that can take you there in about 3 minutes. There are a variety of restaurants/hotels with beach chairs...More

1  Thank Sabenat
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on a cruise and had a great time at this beach. It's not walking distance from the cruise port, so we had to take a taxi (pretty cheap but they expect good tips from American tourists). The beach itself is kind of...More

Thank Grace L
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Is it possible to wade out and find good snorkeling right off Mahahual Beach or at any other nearby location?
2 June 2017|
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Response from Lotte F | Reviewed this property |
To the best if my knowledge,there's pretty good snorkeling right off the beach , but best check with the locals...they're knowledgable and friendly and like to help
Looking for something to do for the day with my husband & 2 young children ages 4 & 5. Considering a beach day at Maya Chan or Nohoch Kay or a short snorkel trip & time on a beach somewhere. Are any of the short boat snorkel trips safe/fun for the kids? Otherwise what is the best beach to take little ones to if none of us drinks alcohol. We don't want to pay an outrageous amount for an all-inclusive as those above when most of your money's worth comes from the drinks but those are the only places we see that have beach toys accessible for the kids. Any suggestions??? Thanks.
14 March 2017|
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Response from Jose R | Reviewed this property |
Hi mahahual it's a town and those places you mention basically are based on consumption don't need to buy package or anything such, the beach it's nice and safe for kids as they protection from the coral reef barrier Hope... More
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Would you recommend going to far end of town and walking back towards lighthouse?
4 February 2017|
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Response from Kuon L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry the late reply. Just got done shovelling snow. I hope wherever you are you don't have to deal with this. It's a bit of a walk and there are plenty of cheap taxis and golf carts for rent. Plus there's not much to see or... More