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Dayton, Minnesota
Reviewed 15 March 2011

My husband and I have traveled many times in Mexico and the Playa del Carmen area is our favorite. We like clean, fun, nice places with perfect beaches and Sandos fit the bill. We had a junior suite which seemed new and was far from the ocean and surrounding a quiter pool. There was a shuttle every five minutes to...

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Oakville, Canada
Reviewed 15 March 2011

We spent 6 night at this resort. The highlights of our experience are as listed below: 1) Food - great variety, fresh, in abundance 2) Grounds - well maintanined, meticulously clean 3) Safety - A++ - all construction areas fenced around and demarcated, wet floor warnings instantly displayed whe napplicable 4) Beach, facilities - well maintained, great 5) Service, staff...

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 14 March 2011

My husband and I recently returned from a 6 night stay at the Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. We are from Virginia so we really needed to get away from the frigid winter weather, but we also wanted to travel on a budget. So, we took a chance and booked the trip with IMS...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 14 March 2011

We just came back from this resort and I have to say they have great stuff from the check inn drivers cleaners restaurant kids club all of them just want you will be happy and have fun all time! The only problem that they have to much outdoor actives and if you come to relax you need to know that...

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Winnipeg, MB
Reviewed 12 March 2011

Our group of 10 did have a very nice stay at Sandos, but there a few changes that could be made to make it better. We stayed in the older section which is nice and close to the beach. The new section is about a 5 minute walk away. Positives: The location of this hotel is great. It's about a...

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Vernon, Canada
Reviewed 12 March 2011

Travelled to Sandos Playacar Beach Resort in mid February with my 5 daughters all between the ages of 24-36. Check in was smooth as there was only one other family that came from the airport at the same time. You check in at the main building (Riviera section) and then you hop a little golf cart to the Beach section....

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Tonawanda, New York
Reviewed 10 March 2011

I have been a Royal Elite timeshare holder for 4 yrs and have always enjoyed this resort. Last yr our family vacationed at Sandos Caracol where my youngest daughter was proposed to by her boyfriend down on the beach, very romantic. They decided to have their wedding in Mexico. So 32 family members and friends went back to the Sandos...

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Auburn Hills, Michigan
Reviewed 9 March 2011

I was impressed upon check in with the staffs wanting to please me. I was usher in and offered a drink and my bags we whisked away. This was my first trip to Mexico and to an all inclusive(my sisters first time as well). I found that the room was sizable for my sister and myself, it had a nice...

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Sarnia, Canada
Reviewed 9 March 2011

Room in Hacienda had a stale smell, we complained and got moved to a better room near beach. Felt the booze was watered down except Tequilla. Great food and amenities.

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manchester
Reviewed 9 March 2011

I have just returned from a 2 week holiday at the Sandos Playacar and really cannot fault it. We arrived to a refreshing glass of lemonade and were checked in very efficiently after a long flight from the UK this is just what we needed. The room was immaculate and we had a quiet room in the new riveria section,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa is an all-Inclusive hotel in Playa del Carmen with both family and adult sections. We are ideally located on a magnificent white sandy beach in the gated community of Playacar, within walking distance to downtown Playa and Fifth Avenue. Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa is located only forty-five minutes from the Cancun International Airport, and the pier serving ferries to Cozumel is a short distance from our property.Playacar is a private, master-planned community situated on the southern edge of downtown Playa del Carmen. Guests at Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa enjoy this exclusive community’s impressive infrastructure, including an 18-hole golf course designed by Robert Von Hagge, the Xaman-Ha Aviary, pristine biking paths, and Mayan ruins, accessible to the public for hiking.Riviera Maya is a protected region where many remaining artifacts from the fascinating Mayan civilization can be found. Surrounded by Mayan archeological zones, such as those at Tulum, Coba, and Chicen-Itza, this Playa del Carmen hotel successfully preserves a strong sense of Mayan culture onsite, adding an authentic feel and flavor to the vacation experience in Playacar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandos Playacar Beach Resort

Address: Paseo Xaman-Ha | Manzana 1, Lote 1 Fracc.Playacar, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: $267 - $699 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sandos Playacar Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 819
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Also Known As:
Sandos Playacar Beach Hotel
Hotel Sandos Playacar Beach
Beach Playacar Resort Sandos
Sandos Playacar Resort
Sandos Playa Del Carmen
Gala Resort Playacar
Sandos Gala Playacar
Sandos Playacar Mexico
Sandos Resort
Playacar Sandos
Hotel Style:
#31 Top resorts Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#35 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#42 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#44 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#55 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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“Ask for a room close to the beach”
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“Definitely request rooms closer to the beach.”
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“We had a pool view and it was great”
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“If you want an ocean view don't stay in the Junior Suite.”
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“The beach front rooms need an upgrade but loved being close to the beach and all activities.”
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