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Yaya Beach Bar and Restaurant

) #8 of 56 Restaurants in Mahahual ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican, Caribbean, Latin
Avenida Malecon Con Calle Coronado, Mahahual 77976, Mexico
+52 1 983 137 6470
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (13 reviews)
“french fries” (2 reviews)
“lion fish” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly
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Avenida Malecon Con Calle Coronado, Mahahual 77976, Mexico
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Reviews (293)
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1 - 10 of 168 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent the day at Yaya beach club. We had 2 different parties and it was hard to get our chairs together. Over the drinks were good, but the service and the food were average for the Mexican Beach Club. There was a ton of seaweed...More

Thank dt12201
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sergio and Monica are wonderful. The beach is beautiful. The food is good. And the service is outstanding. Some comment about local vendor pressure. They do seem to approach you every few minutes, but most accept a polite"no thank you" and move on. They are...More

Thank Brian V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here with the expectation of a simple beach day. Chair, food, and view. It was a good choice. I booked it through Shore Excursioneer, not Carnival. It was a 10min taxi ride from costa maya port. The only negative is the fact that...More

Thank Glenn J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this bar one night in the beginning of June 2017 and had a really nice time there. The best thing with this bar is the beach beds that are really confortable and nice. The bad thing with this place is that the beach...More

Thank Stefan G
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

It looks good, it sounds good but we had a dozen drinks and left completely sober. Not that we were trying to get drunk, but every drink could not taste any alcohol. When we asked for a shot to try the tequila straight, our thoughts...More

Thank TequilaRon777
Yaya-Beach, Proprietario at Yaya Beach Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2017

Hi TequilaRon777, I am sorry you think that, probably you got used to other places that use pure alcohol for the open bar drinks. But with that kind of alcohol clients can feel really sick. We use a real mexican tequila brand, is 8% lighter...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017

This is a beautiful beach great for swimming. We bought the all inclusive package and were not disappointed. It comes with a huge meal of tacos, quesadillas, nachos, salsa, and guacamole. It was all good but the guacamole was amazing. We got a little cabana...More

Thank Kelly E
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

No doubt about it--the Italian ownership here knows how to put together a playlist. Not the "boom-boom" music or 80s music or traditional Mexican music you tend to hear elsewhere on the Malecon. Makes for a place you can chill for a long while, enjoying...More

Thank Babs N
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Came in on NCL Cruise. We were there for some diving. Great food and great staff! All hand made. Try the Ceviche!

Thank Brucejet2000
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

The non-alcoholic Day Pass to the chaise lounges, facilities, and beach section at YaYa Beach Club on Costa Maya is a good value if you like cold bottled sparkling water at the beach and appreciate a clean, well guarded and less crowded section of an...More

1  Thank hilarionmartinez
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Great guacamole and wings - give it a try for sure. Prices are very good. We tried the YaYa fries, they were delicious as well.

Thank jimiday
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
IS the shuttle that takes you to the beach from the port clearly marked "Ya Ya Beach"? and how much to/from the Beach??
24 March 2017|
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Response from Rachel H | Reviewed this property |
we did not see the shuttle the day we went so we grabbed a taxi. I think it was $2 per person.
How does tipping work? Do we tip as we go or when we leave?
5 March 2017|
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Response from Yaya-Beach | Property representative |
Hi, you can tip the waiter when you leave. Best regards Gabriel
Google Translation
Trying to figure out how this would work. We have two adults and a three year old. We don't drink a lot (but might enjoy a margarita or beer). Also, my parents (in their 80's) may or may not wish to come, depending how they feel that day, What package would you recommend?
29 November 2016|
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Response from brownd3max2016 | Reviewed this property |
What Gabriel said....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts American Express
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Malecon Con Calle Coronado, Mahahual 77976, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Costa Maya  >  Mahahual
  • Phone Number: +52 1 983 137 6470
  • E-mail
Yaya Beach is the newest beach club in Costa Maya, Mahahual. Our goal is to satisfy our customers by offering an unforgettable beach experience. What we call "Yaya day" will be the best memory of your vacation: it's not a regular beach break - our guests just chill at the beach and let us take care of them in our Yaya way. We speak English, Spanish, Italian and our restaurant and bar combine tropical drinks and cocktails, with local seafood and Mexican style dishes, including lobster. Plus, if you want something more than pure relax, the beach club hosts DOCTOR DIVE, the best and safest dive center in Costa Maya for snorkeling, discover scuba diving and boat trips. Moreover we have free wifi, showers, massages and male/female restrooms. Purified water is used for all Yaya food and beverage.
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