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Organic Yoga Mexico

Traveller (37)
Room & Suite (17)
Pool & Beach (2)
Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
  • 17 Mar. 2017
    “Quiet retreat”
  • 28 Dec. 2016
    “Terrible value for the price”
Rancho San Martin Km 256, Akumal 77710 Mexico See on map
Name/address in local language
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
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judyjudyc
Boston, MA
105
Reviewed 17 Mar. 2017
If you enjoy being off the beaten track in a busy part of Mexico, Organic Yoga is one place to try. There are only 4 cabins nestled in the woods. They are comfortable, with towels changed daily, sheets every other day. There is a communal kitchen where you can make your own breakfast with delicious fruits provided, bread for toast and coffee or tea, butter and jam. Leon, the owner loves to meet with you and will also cook dinner if you wish. There is a large venue for yoga and Leon will offer that to you. The place is about a kilometer from the main road where you can get a collectivo to take you up and down the coast, but having a car is most convenient.
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MangiFiRekk
Reston, Virginia, United States
4714
Reviewed 28 Dec. 2016
The huts are full of bugs. One of them stung me in the bathroom. The geckos poop all over. Our hut had a 6 foot long snake skin in the rafters. Something ate our avocados. Mosquitos come in through the holes in the roof. With all the wildlife sharing your hut, you can see why you need a mosquito net.

The huts are poorly cared for. The trash and compost were never emptied in our four days there. The top of the armoire and the tops of the mosquito nets have roof debris and gecko poop all over them. The sheets are thread-bare and dirty. The porch pillow and fabrics have never been cleaned.

The king size bed in our room probably isn't a bed - it is so hard I believe it is a box-spring. Brutally uncomfortable. I ended up putting the love seat cushion from the porch on the bed as a mattress.

To add insult to injury, we booked a room with three beds, but Leon decided to switch us to one with only two (a queen in addition to the king). That's a little tight for a family of four.

All this for $90? We had beautiful accommodations in Merida, Campeche, Uxmal, and Valladolid for much less and breakfast included. Organic Yoga was a terrible value.
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Appkiwi17
Augusta, Georgia
11
Reviewed 9 Apr. 2016
Organic Yoga (OY) was a very nice getaway, well off the beaten track. Leon was a very accommodating host and his staff were a pleasure to interact with. OY was a little difficult to find initially (because the rental car's GPS accuracy was slightly off), but there are signs, if you know where to look. A benefit of OY is that it has a communal kitchen and place to eat. This means you don't have to eat out all the time (and therefore can lower your expenses).

As mentioned above, my wife and I rented car from Cancun and we would say this is a must for you to get to OY, although Leon did provide us with clear instructions on how to catch the bus from Cancun airport and where to get off etc. Moreover, to do activities in Akumal, Tulum, or Cancun you really need a car to be able to get from OY to wherever you are going. Overall, OY was a beautiful escape Mayan jungle and we would enthusiastically recommend staying there.
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DAEsmae
Boise, Idaho
616510
Reviewed 24 Feb. 2016
First, this place was a bit hard to find. The directions on the website were not that easy to follow and Google Maps tells you to turn on a logging road that is NOT the right road! The signage at the right dirt road to turn on is small and easy to miss. There is nothing nearby for dinner and no food available at the lodge so DO bring your own food for dinner or plan on going out and trying to find your way back potentially in the dark. The room itself was nice, it is clearly very relaxed. Wi-fi was available. Overall it's nice and quiet once you get settled.
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Tracy T
Los Angeles, California
197
Reviewed 20 Jun. 2015
I stayed at Organic Yoga for 3 nights during the low season and ended up having the community room all to myself as the only guest at the time! Leon is a wonderful host and checked up on me after I came down with food poisoning during my stay - he is accessible and available for any questions about the surrounding area and things to do/see. Morning yoga with Leon was a nice way to start the day. The cottages all have lovely screened porches with hammocks and I really enjoyed being able to enjoy the sounds of nature with some protection from the mosquitoes. The shower water pressure is great (for those that appreciate a strong shower) and there is a full kitchen for guests to use to cook and prepare food should you choose to do so. Organic Yoga is a 15 minute walk from Highway 307 and the collectivos run frequently so transportation is easy.
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About
Description
an incredible space in the mayan jungle we have a big palapa specially design for yoga and meditation that it has been build with local materials ...totally conected to nature and mother earth...breathing and More listening to the noises in the jungle while you do asanas...there is also WiFi A/C in the rooms....... I am Cheff and there is posibility for meals if you so desire I specialized in vegetarian and seafood dishes....for cooking I use veggies from my organic garden!!!! Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
4
Price range
USD 59 - USD 96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Organic Yoga Mexico Riviera Maya/Akumal
Location
Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Akumal
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
4
Price range
USD 59 - USD 96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Organic Yoga Mexico Riviera Maya/Akumal
Location
Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Akumal
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Traveller (37)
Room & Suite (17)
Pool & Beach (2)
Dining (1)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Questions & Answers
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springettdancer
25 June 2018|
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Response from Leon S | Property representative |
Hi...Organic Yoga is 2 km from Akumal bay and 7 km from Xpuha beach wich are the closest beaches around.... Sincerely Leon Shlejter owner
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Room Tips
"All the casitas are unique and all very comfortable."
TomR501
4 Mar. 2014
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"I think all rooms are special."
Robwanderer
24 Jun. 2012
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"keep your bug net closed and you wont be bothered by the bugs."
auryan
21 Mar. 2012
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