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Balamku Inn on the Beach

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13/06/2017 14/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 104*
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brooklyn, ny
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Lovely buildings and room, very clean and quiet, beautiful view of the ocean, right on the beach, and very nice people working there. However, the beach has a lot of seaweed and plants in water and the wind was very strong.

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Toronto
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed 4 nights at Balamku Inn and wished it was longer. We took a side road trip to Mahahual to stay at Balamku before heading to our annual traditional spot at a condo on the Mayan Rivera. We were not disappointed. From the moment we arrived, it was serene and remained that way. It was always clean and the...

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Ottawa, Ontario
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Much has changed at Balamku since my visit eight years ago. The nearby town, Mahahual, has become a bit of a destination in itself, with a lot more restaurants, bars and beach front activity. But the strength of Balamku is its peaceful and quite isolation from tourist activity. For pure relaxation, it can’t be beat. This is an off the...

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balamku, Owner at Balamku Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to inform others of the growth in town and yet, the privacy and peace of Balamku. This is one of the reasons people return and love our Inn. Hard to find a private beach in a growing area in Mexico. Hope you visit us again ...before 8 years passes!

Reviewed 19 March 2017

Everything about this place was wonderful from the fantastic breakfasts to the lovely well kept grounds, teaming with flowers and trees ! The entire Inn is run on solar and some wind power. Not to mention constructed wetlands attached to each unit to deal with wastewater. What a marvel compared to the non eco friendly hotels along the Mayan riviera....

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balamku, Owner at Balamku Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

We really appreciate you letting others know about our special Inn and it's ecological practices . Balamku has maintained a strong reputation over the years for being one of the very few true ecological hotels in Mexico. Staff are indeed wonderful hosts ! Thank you for this review.

Reviewed 14 February 2017

Privat beach, although the hotel was full we had a feeling of privacy. Beautifull and spacy "casas",very soft towels, daily cleaning. Very good breakfast with the wide choice (the best granola I have ever eaten). Nice and friendly staff (english speaking). As a small recommendation it would be great offering bicycles as the closest town Mahahual is 45 minutes walk...

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Reviewed 10 January 2017

I did emergency booking in this place for my last year week vacations, essentially because I was very late and it seems to be the only available place by the time. I have to be honest, when I arrived I was little bit dissapointed. As an office employee I was looking for other kind of amenities to keep on running...

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balamku, Owner at Balamku Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

We appreciate your time to send this great review. Balamku is magical for those who absorb the place and its location. A perfect place to relax as you say. So thank you for this . Just to add, restaurants are 5 minutes away and coolers are available for your drinks. We are glad you had such a good time here.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Good staff and well maintained stretch of beach. A somewhat wild location, large round cabin overlooking the Caribbean which has a fulsome roar to it at night. Nicely away from the main drag of town along a rough beach road.

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balamku, Owner at Balamku Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for this fine review and interesting descriptions of Balamku and our location. Nicely stated! That is indeed us! We do hope for a smoother road soon...working on it!

Hamptons, New York
Reviewed 28 December 2016

You will be amazed at this hotel and the location. All rooms are on the beach with spectacular views. The hotel is modern,clean and comfortable. Go for a morning swim before having a delicious breakfast in the lovely dining room. Monica, cannot be more helpful or accommodating making sure we had everything we needed. It is a short drive from...

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balamku, Owner at Balamku Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

Beautiful words to describe our Inn. Thank you for taking the time to share with others your impressions. We appreciate your gratitude.

Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 24 December 2016

I would like to thank the owner and the stuff for wonderful days I spent there with a good friend of me. It was such a warming welcome and during the stay we felt very welcome . I can really recommend the hotel. The rooms are very beautiful. And the private beach is awesome. The hotel is located not in...

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balamku, Owner at Balamku Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

We thank you for loving Balamku, relaxing with us and now sharing with others the unique experience of our Inn. Private beach is hard to find anywhere so thank you for mentioning this important aspect of Balamku.

Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 23 December 2016

We stayed two nights in the Balamku Inn and it was a wonderful experience! It is a cute and charming place with a beautiful main house for a delicious breakfast and a few very charming Bungalows where you can sleep in very comfortable and very private rooms. Since they have a private beach and the whole place is full of...

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balamku, Owner at Balamku Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous review. We enjoyed having you in our little piece of paradise. Appreciate you taking time in this busy holiday season to reflect on your time at Balamku. Hope we see you again!

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Balamku is a small ecological hotel that offers beautiful rooms all facing the Sea and directly on the beach. We guarantee privacy, tranquility and excellent service. Since we are 6 kms south of Mahahual, our hotel is never noisy or crowded. We do not work with cruise ship folks so privacy is never compromised. The newly improved beach road makes access to town easy in less than 10 minutes. Kayaks are free to explore the reef just metres from our beach for great snorkeling. Large breakfasts are included as well as taxes.Enjoy the Caribbean Sea away from the crowds and relax in our natural environment.Please join us for private YOGA here or in town. Exceptional experience! Look for our YOGA retreats on FB ... more   less 

Additional Information about Balamku Inn on the Beach

Address: 5.7 kms. south of Majahual, Mahahual, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Costa Maya > Mahahual
Price Range: $110 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“All the rooms are wonderful and facing the ocean. I prefer the upper rooms as the roof is much higher with the palapa”
132stephanef, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Book directly from the website, they have much better rates. They have upper rooms that improve a lot the view of hte caribbean sea.”
ArmandoEsquivel, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have beautiful views and are private from eachother.”
68sophief, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“They all seemed equally nice. Not all of them have palapa roofs.”
pickyinbarcelona, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“the bungalow was right on the beach and I would definitely choose that one again next time”
laurasI58CQ, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
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