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Mahekal Beach Resort

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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“shangri la caribe”(101 reviews)
“half board”(52 reviews)
“palapa style”(33 reviews)
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 21 December 2015

This is our 5th visit to Mahekal, 4th year in a row, and we have loved the atmosphere - fancy-rustic, with the most unique setting retained from 20-30 years ago. Last year was the big renewal, with new plumbing, new pools, new recreation (billiards, ping...More

3  Thank RiBrown74
Response from Karen S, Director of Sales at Mahekal Beach ResortResponded 22 December 2015

Dear RiBrown74- Welcome back to the Mahekal Beach Resort and Feliz Navidad! It is because of dedicated and loyal guests like yourself that we have been making improvements to Mahekal. All the hard we have done in 2015 has paid off. Yes, there has been...More

Reviewed 20 December 2015

This was our second time at Mahekal. I forgot to review the first time, but it's worth noting that we enjoyed our stay as much as the last time, and hope to return in the future. Points to note: Garden View Palapa is the way...More

2  Thank David S
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

We have been coming to Mahékal since 2009 and love the relaxing, laid back vibe of the resort. We have come to know many of the employees like family and even celebrated our honeymoon there. So needless to say, we were a little worried when...More

2  Thank Sealbeachgirl713
Reviewed 19 December 2015

This hotel offers a quaint boutique experience . We slept under a palapa in a cozy beach hut right on the beach. It was awesome. We felt like and were treated like family. The staff is very, very accommodating from the Front Deask Manager, Elisa...More

1  Thank Jacquelinejoy
Reviewed 18 December 2015

We stayed at Mahekal for 4 nights to partake in a beautiful wedding. The stay was a mixed bag, highly inconsistent service. There were some excellent parts of Mahekal and there were parts that were just downright unacceptable. The Location - 5 star Excellent location...More

5  Thank TravelBugged33
Response from Karen S, Director of Sales at Mahekal Beach ResortResponded 28 December 2015

Hi Travelbugged33- Thank you for your recent review on TripAdvisor about the Mahekal Beach Resort. From your 3 star review of our resort, we understand that some items like the service, the property and the location were great. We could have done better due to...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Spa
Restaurant
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Spa
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$ 222 - US$ 534 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#12 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#21 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#25 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#26 Luxury Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#30 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 222 - US$ 534 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#12 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#21 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#25 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#26 Luxury Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#30 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Dining (253)
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ngaffney13
19 February 2018|
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Response from Karen S | Property representative |
Hi, you can book direct on our website for the best deals. If you click to unlock the private offer, you will find an incredible deal on the half board plan. Beats all the internet travel website prices. All you need to... More
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Dawn K
15 February 2018|
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Response from Karen S | Property representative |
Hi Dawn, Thank you for planning a vacation at Mahekal Beach Resort. I'm here to help answer your questions. The "no cash" policy just means we don't accept pesos or US dollars in the restaurants, typically it's for... More
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Dawn K
15 February 2018|
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Response from BKBA | Reviewed this property |
Simple... all resort charges go on your room account and you settle-up when you leave.
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"The garden view palapa rooms are well worth the small difference in price."
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"29 (but the beach bar on weekend maybe bothersone"
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"If you are travelling with a lot family, opt for a large common area. If just a couple, try to get close to..."
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