We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Balamku Inn on the Beach

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Balamku Inn on the Beach
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

276 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Balamku Inn on the Beach
See the most recent reviews
Showing 212: English reviews
Charleston SC
Reviewed 28 November 2011

This truly is a eco-resort. Carol and Alan have taken the time to research and do things right from the toilets, constructed wetlands, solar and wind power this is a lovely eco resort. Situated south of Mahahual on the beach road, close enough to town to enjoy it but far enough that even when the cruise ships arrive you are...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank imagineakumal
balamku, Owner at Balamku Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback about our ecological systems and service. Thanks and look forward to your return.

Scotland
Reviewed 2 November 2011

Well i'll get the negative out of the way first. The welcome really wasnt great. I'll say no more. Thankfully first impressions arent always right. Absolutely stunning location miles away from anywhere (at the end of a very potholed road). Fabulous rooms. Fabulous views. Hamocks on the beach. A reef out front (with manatee). Kayaks to borrow for free. Good...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Munromartin
balamku, Owner at Balamku Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

We apologize for anything that isn't great service and reception as that is extremely important to us. We appreciate this feedback so we can ensure it will never occur again.

Boca Raton, Florida
Reviewed 3 September 2011

This hotel offers peace and tranquility, without the unnecessary gimmicks that other small beach front hotels force on you. If you are ever in the Mahahual area of Mexico this is a must stay. Friendly people and excellent service!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank rickhuff68
Reston, Virginia
Reviewed 26 July 2011

We arrived near dusk after a long drive without a reservation looking for a room in Mahahual. Allan told us that there was only one room left that night, as the others were either occupied or shut down for maintenance. We said okay, and got the downstairs room, to the right of the main house (facing the ocean). After giving...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank walkingupstream
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 21 July 2011

Balamku was a wonderful experience. We felt as through we were sleeping among the trees being on the second floor of the Inn. The beaches were wonderful and we enjoyed using the kayaks every day to go out to the reef to snorkel. This was the nicest eco-vacation facilities we have been to. The Inn had all amenities but everything...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank trussow
Niwot, Colorado
Reviewed 13 June 2011

We rented two wonderful rooms in May and June 2011 and I have to confess that Balamku Inn is by far the nicest eco resort you will find. Carol and Alan have designed a fantastic Inn and they are delightful hosts. The breakfasts were very delicious and we enjoyed the exceptional service. The Balamku Inn has won many well deserved...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank sirniwot
balamku, Owner at Balamku Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

thank you Colorado for not only being with us but appreciating what we are doing at balamku. We enjoyed your lively conversations and fun. It was our pleasure and we hope to see you again.

Calgary
Reviewed 31 May 2011

We spent 12 nights and loved it! Fabulous accommodation, breakfast, help when needed and incredible ambiance.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank freewilly50
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 May 2011

Here for week end April, great welcome & hospitality from owners, excellent breakfasts, spacious palapa accommodation. Friendly small restaurants walking distance. Shallow water & difficult to swim easily from beach only drawback, but accessible reef with kayak. Highly recommended for relaxing getaway. Peter & Karen UK

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Precipitous
atlanta
Reviewed 11 May 2011

I cannot say enough positive things about my 4 days at Balamku! A group of us traveled during Easter weekend and were surprised to find the town of Majahual filled with people - but Balamku was our oasis! The hotel was full- but it was as if we had the resort to ourselves. The rooms were adorable. So clean and...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank tvlbabe423
Haines Junction, Canada
Reviewed 7 May 2011

We loved our 3 night stay here- Carol was a great host and the rooms were awesome. Very spacious, nicely decorated with mexican tiles and items, really clean and well designed to keep cool with no energy use. The site is beautiful and right on the water with they own private beach and coral reef. There are kayaks for the...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank LGorecki

314 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (284)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (55)
Viewed
Room/Suite (33)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (44)
Viewed
View from Room (34)
Viewed
Dining (14)
Viewed
Bathroom (4)
Viewed
0:23
Videos (1)
Viewed
Other (99)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (30)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (5)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (12)
Viewed
Room/Suite (5)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (4)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Mahahual hotels
0.4 km away
Koox Quinto Sole Boutique Hotel
1.2 km away
Koox Matan Ka'an Hotel
Koox Matan Ka'an Hotel
#4 of 12 in Mahahual
303 reviews
2.0 km away
Luna de Plata . Hotel
Luna de Plata . Hotel
#5 of 12 in Mahahual
150 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.1 km away
Posada Pachamama
Posada Pachamama
#7 of 12 in Mahahual
191 reviews
1.6 km away
Porto Coral
Porto Coral
#6 of 12 in Mahahual
88 reviews
13.0 km away
Almaplena Eco Resort & Beach Club
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • 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: ₹ 6,301 - ₹ 7,575 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, HostelWorld and Agoda so you can book your Balamku Inn on the Beach reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Balamku Inn On The Beach Hotel Mahahual
Balamku Inn On The Beach Mahahual, Costa Maya
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Balamku Inn on the Beach staff and other travellers.
3 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Balamku Inn on the Beach staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Book directly from the website, they have much better rates. They have upper rooms that improve a lot the view of hte caribbean sea.”
 of 5 bubbles ArmandoEsquivel, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have beautiful views and are private from eachother.”
 of 5 bubbles 68sophief, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“They all seemed equally nice. Not all of them have palapa roofs.”
 of 5 bubbles pickyinbarcelona, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“the bungalow was right on the beach and I would definitely choose that one again next time”
 of 5 bubbles laurasI58CQ, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Stay in Bungalow 6”
 of 5 bubbles Telluride123456, 26 May 2016 | Read review
5 of 5