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Mahekal Beach Resort

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Burbank, California
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We came out to attend a family wedding there and was so impressed with the service and location. If you are looking for a place to relax and get away from all the news (no TV's) this is the place. Our plan had 2 meals included (no alcohol). Good food with nice views near of the ocean or pool. It's...

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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The Mahekal had it all. Great location, great property, great food, and a friendly staff. With three swimming pools and the beach to choose from, you never felt crowded. A signature feature of the resort is that each room had two hammocks to relax in. Go for the half-board package which includes breakfast and dinner, as the food was delicious...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful setting and accommodations with direct access to beach and water...staff is incredible, best service I've ever received at any hotel or resort. Fuego was our favorite restaurant for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Nicolas, Jesus, David, Rubicel, Alberto, Rogelio, Manuelo, and Ruben provided attentive and excellent service, always greeting us with a warm welcome by name. Book a massage at...

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Karen S, Manager at Mahekal Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear SherryCatlinWood- Thank you for visiting our relaxing spot in paradise, Mahekal Beach Resort. We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts with our future guests. And our staff will be delighted to learn that you enjoyed their attentive service. Please visit us again soon, Thank you, Karen Smith Sales

austin
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Mahekal exceeded ALL our expectations. This low-key beachside resort is both adult- and kid-friendly, the service is impeccable, and food and drinks are delicious! The fresh muddled watermelon-basil margarita is to die for. We met some friends here for 3 nights and had wonderful time both at the resort and enjoying the very short walk into downtown Playa for local...

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Karen S, Manager at Mahekal Beach Resort, responded to this review

Hi ScootinAlong- We are happy you enjoyed the muddled maragitas of Mahekal! Reading your review has made us smile; impeccable service, great food and drinks, perfect location, shopping and sharing it all with friends. Our only wish is that you could have stayed a little longer. Next time for sure! Thank you for visiting, Karen Smith Sales

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our family has been going to the Mahekal for several years and each time we love it more and more! The resort has been recently updated and it is just beautiful, yet still authentic. The laid-back vibe with upscale touches make for a truly memorable experience. The service is unbeatable. I can't believe they remember our names! The resort's food...

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3Thank ashmeece
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We went to Mahekal for our honeymoon. The resort is lovely and the room was nice, however there was construction every day next door which woke us each morning- can't be helped by the resort but just FYI. The breakfast at Fuego was fantastic. The staff throughout the resort were amazing and so happy and friendly- many fond memories of...

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Karen S, Manager at Mahekal Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Natasha K- Thank you for choosing Mahekal Beach Resort for your honeymoon. We are honored to have hosted you for this important milestone. It's nice to learn that our staff, most notably Jesus, made your honeymoon so special. We are in the perfect location to Quinta Avenida. Some of our guests, like yourselves, enjoy the many and varied dining...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I came here in January 2017 with my family. I booked this resort last minute but was so pleased with my accommodations. we stayed in a treehouse 2 queen bedroom and it was really spacious for 3 of us. the resort is absolutely beautiful and luscious (cool critters too, lots of iguanas lol) and the staff was so delightful, I...

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Dear Annie K- Thank you for visiting Mahekal Beach Resort with your mom and for sharing your experiences with our readers from Trip Advisor. The Treehouse section is a neat part of the resort. Very jungly and tropical, it holds the largest of the garden view room types at the resort and yet it's still steps to the ocean. It's...

New Holland, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Wake up to the beautiful sounds of birds, spend time at 3 pools or walk to the beach, paint pottery at the Art shack(Victor is awesome), enjoy delicious meals at 3 different restaurants where you may just have the best waiter at the resort, Rogelio. Thank you Rogelio. Your smile and friendliness were always the perfect start to our days....

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Savage, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I had the privilege of staying at this beautiful resort for our 1st anniversary. We stayed in a beautiful palapa in the jungle with two hammocks on our porch. The room was large and clean and the bathroom was pretty awesome as you could walk out of the indoor shower into a private outdoor shower! The beach...

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Montgomery, Alabama
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This resort was so much more than I ever imagined! We took a shuttle from the airport so we saw 2 or 3 other resorts on the way and I was not overly impressed with any of them. Then we pulled up and I was like OMG, it's so cute. We got checked in very quickly thanks to Luis. We...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Mahekal Beach Resort is a legendary resort village located on 800 feet of white sand beach in the heart of vibrant Playa del Carmen. It has 198 thatched roof, palapa-style bungalows within steps of Fifth Avenue, the celebrated entertainment, shopping, and restaurant district of Playa del Carmen. The thousands of loyal repeat guests at Mahekal Beach Resort describe it as magical, memorable, and authentically Yucatecan. Our style is friendly and relaxed, a unique Caribbean experience where you can rock gently in a hammock on your private terrace and enjoy undoubtedly the best beach in Playa. Our guests love the fact that we have never compromised our truly unique ambiance and style. In keeping with that style, our rooms do not offer televisions. Instead, they feature original, brightly colored, Mexican tile bathrooms, private terraces with hammocks for siestas and star gazing, and locally-crafted Mexican wood furniture in an outdoor seating area where you can enjoy our magical sanctuary. The Resort offers meal plans that include breakfast daily and lunch or dinner. This choice gives our guests the opportunity to explore the many dining options in Playa del Carmen. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mahekal Beach Resort

Address: Calle 38, Entre Avenida 5a y Zona Federal Maritima, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico (Formerly Shangri-La Caribe)
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: $261 - $547 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mahekal Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 196
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Also Known As:
Mahekal Beach Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Shangri La Caribe Hotel
Shangri La Caribe Playa Del Carmen
Mahekal Beach Resort Playa Del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico
Hotel Style:
#17 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#21 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#24 Luxury Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#24 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#30 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Upgrade to an oceanview to enjoy the ocean breezes in your hammock.”
  • Relax on your personal hammock on your deck and enjoy the ocean view and breeze
  • Private sunset dining is available under a palapa at the beach.
HockeyRules13, 29 May 2017 | Read review
“The beach front rooms are wonderful!”
ashmeece, 26 May 2017 | Read review
“Mahekal offers rooms for all tastes -- beach front, garden, luxury or moderately priced.”
  • This was our bungalow, #8. Fantastic location.
jamesrH1609XU, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“close to the beach”
mariesQ7684WQ, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms closest to reception area are best”
BethB75205, 18 May 2017 | Read review
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