Mahekal Beach Resort is located on the beach in central Playa del Carmen, close to Pier Navega. Another point of interest is Xcaret Eco Theme Park.
Mahekal Beach Resort features a restaurant and a bar/lounge. The hotel serves a complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast. Recreational amenities include 2 outdoor swimming pools. Spa amenities include spa services and massage/treatment rooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. Wedding services and tour/ticket assistance are available. Guest parking is complimentary. Additional property amenities include a concierge desk, multilingual staff, and gift shops/newsstands. This is a smoke-free property.
There are 121 guestrooms at Mahekal Beach Resort. Guestrooms are all accessible via exterior corridors. Balconies offer ocean, pool, or garden views. Bathrooms feature showers and complimentary toiletries. Guestrooms offer desks and in-room safes. Air-conditioned rooms also include ceiling fans. Guests may request a turndown service, irons/ironing boards, and hair dryers. Housekeeping is available daily. Guestrooms are all non-smoking.
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"Beautiful Resort and Minimalistic rooms encourage you to get out and about"
I am not sure why people wouldn't rate this any less than stars. We had a package including airfare and hotel stay for 5 nights for around $1200. The rooms were around $125ish a night without getting the all inclusive. Resort: BEAAUUUtiIfully laid out. The rooms are cute little hut things. We were switched to an upstairs palapas room cause we went at a time after the summer rush. There are four swimming pools, drinks are cheap, and the beach is decked out with comfy chairs, umbrellas, hammocks, and even beds. The grounds are lush, green, and pristinely kept. Location: At the end of 5th street but easily walkable to and from the hub bub of 5th. I preferred how it was quieter at this end. Although they are building a lllottttt of new resorts and restaurants so I'd imagine it will start getting busier here in time. There are also quite a few beautifully laid out restaurants on the same street, so if you don't want to venture far, you can still have a nice dinner. You can hear the clubs on the weekends so make sure you wear the provided ear plugs if you are a light sleeper. Rooms: If you are looking for a fancy hotel room with TV, hot tub, separate sitting area, etc, then this will not be the hotel for you. I enjoy all those things as well, but I really liked how this particular hotel had very minimalistic rooms that encouraged us to do activities outdoors. We had a comfy king sized bed and this cool wood carving over the bed with light illuminating it. There is a small table in the middle of the room you can use to eat breakfast one, etc. Ground was made of concrete. The bathroom sink was cute and I liked the bright green sink, however the shower was a little moldy on the bottom and the toilet area smelled. I think it may have something to due with it being hard to keep an open shower in hot and humid weather so I won't pass too much judgement on the condition of the shower and toilet. If you are expecting fancy, large bathrooms, I would pass. Each room has a balcony with two hammocks and another table you can enjoy a meal on. We didn't get a chance to use this but I'd imagine it is super relaxing. For sure this room gives you just enough to feel comfortable without feeling guilty about not using the things inside. Staff: Everyone is so polite and helpful! I cannot say enough good things about them.
"Best Hotel in Playa!"
We wanted a jungle feel hotel but close to the city and shopping. Mahekal is beautiful and has amazing grounds that are very well taken care of. The rooms were very clean and the air conditioning in them was great. It rained a couple nights and water came through the roof but we were in the upstairs palapa...it was just part of the experience. We loved the food there and the pools. Fantastic place to stay. It's very close to 5th street and very close to money exchange! The staff is amazing and very helpful. Boli the concierge was very helpful and helped us plan our adventures. These are all the things he helped us with We did the whale sharks which was amazing. We swam with the turtles at Akumal. (you don't need to pay for a guide. Just rent a life jacket at the dive shop) We saw Tulum ruins, Chichen itza ruins. Went to Cozumel and snorkeled and rode scooters around the island. We went to multiple cenotes and adventure parks. We ate down in Tulum twice...the beach there are amazing and the food is great. Loved it. Would definitely recommend this hotel and all the activities.
"Wonderful and comfortable without the stuffy atmosphere of more expensive resorts"
Spent 3 nights there with my teen daughter. Requested 2 beds when making reservation with Expedia, but we were given a king bed. Fortunately, they offered to make up a sort of day bed that is in an alcove of sorts and she loved it! We also loved the outdoor shower that is right outside the regular shower. We wish we could have enjoyed the hammock and the beach more, but we were busy going to Tulum, snorkeling with sea turtles and in a cenote. It was so great to be greeted with a moist and cold towel upon check-in because the heat & humidity were oppressive! Food in the restaurants is pretty good, but not fantastic. We had the plan that included breakfast and dinner (or lunch). The breakfast buffet is quite good, better than anything you can find here in the States, with lots of fresh fruit, made to order quesadillas, all sorts of baked goodies, cold cuts, cheese, etc. We would go back in a heart beat! The atmosphere is peaceful and just so relaxing. The staff are all very friendly, embodying the service that Mexico is famous for. Go, don't think about it!
"Anniversary Vaca "
Awesome staff; everyone was very helpful; the amenities were beautiful however the rooms are much more simplistic than the pictures. No bath tub, no TV, plenty of ants in the room, need was super firm. Very much like a tree house. The spa was nice but expensive.
Could not recommend Mahekal more. The resort is extremely well kept and is the epitome of a Caribean paradise. It's at a beautiful end of the beach but still with close access to 5th avenue. All the staff were extremely friendly and approachable and would always say hello when passing. We really felt at home while being very well looked after during our 10 day stay. Thanks to all at Mahekal for making it such a great stay
Credit cards accepted by the hotel: Visa - MasterCard
Check-in: 3:00 PM , Check-out: 1:00 PM