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Mahekal Beach Resort

Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • The boho, beachfront resort is only a five minute walk to downtown Playa del Carmen
  • Rooms are casita style complete with your own hammock
  • Scuba and snorkeling enthusiasts will enjoy the onsite dive center, Vida Aquática
  • Relaxation is a priority here, so there are no televisions in the guest rooms
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Calle 38 Norte con 5a. Avenida y Zona Federal Marítima
Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, 77710
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Mahekal Beach resort is a laid back, beachfront resort catering to those that want to get away from it all. The thatched roof cottages with hammocks offer garden or water views. There are no televisions in your guest room to distract your relaxation, but you can still connect with the outside world from the free Wi-Fi throughout the resort.

The resort’s location in the heart of Playa del Carmen makes it a five-minute walk to shopping restaurants and nightlife on Fifth Avenue. Scuba and snorkeling enthusiasts will enjoy the onsite dive center, Vida Aquática, which offers courses or tours depending on your level of expertise. Four pools, four bars, three restaurants and a spa are also great ways to unwind at the resort.

If you’re looking for a quiet retreat, consult the hotel‘s website for the Playa del Carmen music festival guide before booking. Since the resort is located near beach clubs, certain times of year music can be heard on the property. 


  • Bar
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Pet-friendly
  • Spa
  • Extra beds (fees apply)
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Bike rental
  • Concierge service
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Hair salon (fees apply)
  • Baby-sitting service (fees apply)

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Safe


  • Complimentary Internet access
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout
  • High-Speed Wi-Fi (fees apply)


  • Hair-dryer
  • Separate shower


  • Complimentary parking


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible pool area
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Accessible spa
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Wheelchair accessible
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


  • Standard check-in time: 3pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.


  • Standard checkout time: 12pm.

Children and additional guests

  • Children up to age 4 stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request). Children ages 5 -12 pay children's rates.  Children 13 and older pay adult rates.
    Crib available on request, free of charge for children under 2.
    Extra bed available on request and in the Garden View King and Ocean View King / Jungle View rooms only: free of charge.


  • Pets are allowed on request and will be charged a daily pet fee of: $15 + tax in low season and $25 + tax in high season.


  • Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details

  • From November 2016 - end of January 2017, nearby beach clubs and the city of Playa Del Carmen will host a variety of International Music Festivals. Mahekal Beach Resort is not partnering with the organization of the events. Please check the calendar for upcoming dates and avoid the dates if you prefer a quieter time.

Getting there

Mahekal Beach Resort is about 45 minutes by car from Cancun International Airport. The resort offers roundtrip transfers for $120 + tax. Contact the hotel at guestexperience@mahekalplaya.com to arrange transport. 


  • Calle 38 Norte con 5a. Avenida y Zona Federal Marítima
  • Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, 77710
  • Mexico

Customer Service

Prefer to book over the phone?

Tel: 1-877-966-0000

Mon-Fri 9am-9pm ET, Sat-Sun 12pm-8pm ET

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Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

You will pay the hotel in the hotel's local currency. The rate displayed (in CAD) is an estimate based on today's currency exchange rate.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

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