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Mahekal Beach Front Resort & Spa

Hotel Class
4 out of 5
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Reviews

4.5 / 5Wonderful
1,660 reviews

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air Conditioning

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Mamitas Beach Club
    1 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Quinta Avenida
    4 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Mario Villanueva Stadium Madrid
    9 min walk

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1800 781 504
  • Mahekal Deal of the day

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  • Room, Garden View (Palapa)

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    • Sleeps 3
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  • Room, Ocean View

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    • Ocean view
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  • Room, Ocean View (Palapa)

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    • Ocean view
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  • Premium Penthouse King

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    • Ocean view
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  • Premium Ocean Front

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  • Premium Beach House (Palapa)

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    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
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About this area

Playa del Carmen

Located in Playa del Carmen, Mahekal Beach Front Resort & Spa is in the city center and on the beach. Quinta Avenida and Plaza Las Americas are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Xplor Theme Park and Xcaret Eco Theme Park. Traveling with kids? Consider 3D Museum of Wonders and Yucatek Divers. Our guests appreciate the hotel's location for the nightlife and sightseeing.

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Playa del Carmen Main Beach - 1 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Mamitas Beach Club - 1 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Quinta Avenida - 4 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Mario Villanueva Stadium Madrid - 9 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Quinta Alegría Shopping Mall - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Cancun, Quintana Roo (CUN-Cancun Intl.) - 50 min drive

Restaurants

  • Cocina – Garden-view diner with a bar offering Mexican cuisine. Open on select days.
  • Las Olas – Beachfront buffet restaurant with a bar offering Caribbean cuisine. Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. Reservations required.
  • Fuego Restaurante y Bar – Beachfront fine-dining restaurant with a bar offering Caribbean cuisine. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Reservations required.
  • Agave – Garden-view sports bar. Open daily.
  • Itzi Pool Bar – Poolside brewpub. Open daily.

About this property

Mahekal Beach Front Resort & Spa

Upscale hotel on the beach, with 3 outdoor swimming pools
Catch some rays at the beach or spend the day relaxing at Mahekal Beach Front Resort & Spa's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants. All rooms are individually decorated and offer free bottled water and ceiling fans. Hair dryers, laptop-compatible safes, and showers are among the other amenities that guests will find.
Guest accommodations at Mahekal Beach Front Resort & Spa are accessible via exterior corridors and offer laptop-compatible safes and complimentary bottled water. Each accommodation is individually decorated. Bathrooms include showers and hair dryers. Additionally, rooms include ceiling fans and blackout drapes/curtains.

Awards and affiliations

  • Mahekal Beach Front Resort & Spa is listed in the 2016 Condé Nast Traveler Top 100 List.

Policies

Check-in

Check-in available 24 hours
Minimum check-in age - 18

Special check-in instructions

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.
This property is located near several bars and nightclubs, which may be disturbing to the peace and quiet of the resort. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 4 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 25 per pet, per night

Payment types

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Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per night
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 80.00
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 40.00 (from 5 to 12 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 80
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 40 (from 5 to 12 years old)
  • Resort fee: USD 29 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Beach towels
  • Fitness center access
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Bicycle storage
  • Internet access
  • In-room safe

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 20 for adults and USD 12 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 134 per person (roundtrip)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 134 (roundtrip), (from 5 to 12 years old)
  • Pet fee: USD 25 per pet, per night
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds, rollaway/extra beds, and onsite parking. Parties and events are allowed on site. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.Safety features at this property include a smoke detector. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Up to 2 children 4 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.

Property is also known as

  • Mahekal Beach Resort Playa del Carmen
  • Mahekal Beach Resort
  • Mahekal Beach Playa del Carmen
  • Mahekal Beach
  • Mahekal Beach Hotel Playa Del Carmen
  • Shangri La Caribe Hotel
  • Shangri La Caribe Playa Del Carmen
  • Mahekal Beach Resort Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Street parking

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–10:30 AM: USD 20 for adults and USD 12 for children
  • 3 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 3 beach bars, 3 poolside bars and 3 bars/lounges
  • Free reception (select days)
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Billiards/pool table
  • Free bicycle rentals
  • Full-service spa
  • Shopping
  • Spa tub
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • No elevators
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 3 meeting rooms
  • Conference center

Outdoors

  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beachfront location
  • Firepit
  • Free beach cabanas
  • Garden
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Spa

  • 4 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body treatments
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - on the beach
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Spa open daily
  • Spa tub

More

  • Beach towels
  • Couples dining
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Romance packages available
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Individually decorated
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Laptop-friendly workspace

Nearby activities

Activities

  • Ecotours
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Water skiing

Where to eat

  • Cocina – Garden-view diner with a bar offering Mexican cuisine. Open on select days.
  • Las Olas – Beachfront buffet restaurant with a bar offering Caribbean cuisine. Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. Reservations required.
  • Fuego Restaurante y Bar – Beachfront fine-dining restaurant with a bar offering Caribbean cuisine. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Reservations required.
  • Agave – Garden-view sports bar. Open daily.
  • Itzi Pool Bar – Poolside brewpub. Open daily.

Frequently asked questions

4.5

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Cleanliness
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5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Great location and very clean Would recommend it

Stayed 4 nights in Sep. 2019

5/5 Excellent

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    Stayed 5 nights in Aug. 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Property was beautiful. Would stay again. Really felt tropical.

    Stayed 4 nights in Aug. 2019

    5/5 Excellent

      This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
      Stayed 5 nights in Aug. 2019

      5/5 Excellent

      • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

      This property is beautiful, well maintained, and the design is wonderful. The beachfront location is ideal, and the staff are friendly. The adjacency to the town and restaurants is great as well.

      Stayed 4 nights in Aug. 2019

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