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Hotel Description

A romantic stay in the heart of Playa del Carmen awaits you at Mahekal Beach Front Resort & Spa, a recipient of the prestigious Conde Nast Top 100 List award in 2016. You'll be within steps of Mamitas Beach Club and within a short 5-minute stroll of Quinta Avenida. Highlights at this beachfront hotel include 3 restaurants, 4 outdoor swimming pools, and a full-service spa.

Free local calls, free bottled water, and ceiling fans are featured in all 195 individually decorated rooms. Room service, safes, and hair dryers are also available.

A day of pampering at Revive Spa at Mahekal can include deep-tissue massages, beachside massages, facials, and body treatments along with access to the spa tub. The diner, Cocina, serves Mexican cuisine. Itzi Pool Bar is the hotel's own brewpub. Spend the day at the beach where you'll find free cabanas, and enjoy the onsite 24-hour fitness center and spa tub. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a free manager's reception, and a conference center. Buffet breakfast is available daily between 7:00 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Places within a 15-minute walk of this 4-star Downtown hotel include Mario Villanueva Stadium Madrid and Quinta Alegría Shopping Mall.

Mahekal Deal of the day

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$381* Per night/room 1 Jun. - 2 Jun.

Treehouse Palapa

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Premium Ocean Front

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Treehouse

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, Garden View (Palapa)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Premium Penthouse King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Mahekal Beach Front Resort & Spa ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
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Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Mahekal Beach Front Resort & Spa

Everyone (1)
5 out of 5
Had an absolute blast here! Great location, pools and food! Would love to go again!

Posted by , from Auckland, NZ on 14 Jan. 2018

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25 Jan. 2018 by Karen S.

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About the Mahekal Beach Front Resort & Spa

Location 38 St And The Beach, Playa del Carmen, QROO 77710

All-inclusive Details

  • Food and beverage restrictions apply
  • Yoga classes/lessons included
  • Pilates classes/lessons included
  • Buffet and à la carte dining
  • Additional gratuities accepted
  • Airport transfers not included
  • Gratuities not included
  • Room service not included

Property Features

Enjoy the complimentary cabanas and umbrellas for a relaxing day at the beach. At Mahekal Beach Front Resort & Spa you can cool off in one of the 4 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa. A free manager's reception is offered on select days. There are 3 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 3 beach bars, 3 poolside bars, and 3 bars/lounges. WiFi is free in public spaces. This beach hotel also offers a 24-hour fitness center, a spa tub, and a garden. A complete renovation of Mahekal Beach Front Resort & Spa was completed in December 2015. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Playa del Carmen hotel.

  • 195 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 33 buildings
  • 3 dining venues
  • 3 bars on the beach
  • 3 bars by the pool
  • 3 bars or lounges
  • Built in 1982
  • Swim-up bar
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Cabanas on the beach (free)
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Library
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: Cancun, Quintana Roo (CUN-Cancun Intl.) (55.4 km / 34.4 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking:

Room Amenities

Mahekal Beach Front Resort & Spa offers 195 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Business-friendly amenities include desks and laptop-compatible safes, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Bathrooms include showers. Additionally, rooms include ceiling fans and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

The hotel hosts a free manager's reception on select days.

Cocina - Overlooking the garden, this diner specializes in Mexican cuisine. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Las Olas - This beachfront buffet restaurant specializes in Caribbean cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Fuego Restaurante y Bar - This beach fine-dining restaurant specializes in Caribbean cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Agave - This sports bar overlooks the garden. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Itzi Pool Bar - This brewpub is located by the pool. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Spa Services

  • Number of treatment rooms 4
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Massages on beach
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Minimum age to access spa is 13
  • Sports massage
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at noon
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

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 booking confirmation.

Airport transportation is offered 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

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.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 25 per pet, per night
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Maximum 1 per room (weight limit: 20 lbs)
  • Pets cannot be left unattended
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. 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. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Events/parties allowed
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No lifts
  • Pets cannot be left unattended
  • Debit cards
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 2

Fees

Guests will 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 35 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've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the 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)
  • Nearby parking fee: USD 7 per day
  • Pet fee: USD 25 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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

You should know

  • Mahekal Beach Front Resort & Spa offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Up to 2 children 4 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Guests may experience noise disturbance due to nearby construction work.
  • To make arrangements to bring your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).

Awards & Affiliations

  • Mahekal Beach Front Resort & Spa is listed in the 2016 Condé Nast Traveler Top 100 List and the #10 in Mexico, 2019 Travel + Leisure 500.
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