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Reviewed 24 March 2012

One of the best all inclusive vacations we have been on. The staff is super friendly and very accommodating. The food was fantastic especially since I was trying to make healthy choices. Lots of fish, shrimp, salmon and lots of veggies and fruits. The mojito was also a favorite!! We also made use of the fantastic gym and spa.

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Reviewed 24 March 2012

I'l put this into sections so it is easier to follow: STAFF: Was kind, curitous and happy. They always stayed smiling even when I saw people give them a hard time. They always say Hola to. Rooms: Clean Spacious and well thought out all the fixtures worked. Food: The food was gourmet all the way every restraunt had something to...

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6Thank nubar b
Prince Albert, Canada
Reviewed 23 March 2012

My wife and teenage sons, age 16 and 13, stayed at the resort February 21-8th. We stayed in the Riviera section. Our request for rooms close to each other was accommodated. Our growing sons were never at a loss for food. Our favourite al a carte restaurant was the Asian. We preferred having breakfast at the pool restaurant, as it...

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8Thank parliefferschuk
Kent, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 23 March 2012

My family of four just returned from a 5 night stay at this resort. My children ages 10 and 6 had a great time, as did my husband and myself. There was a number of daily activities to satisfy all of our interests, From yoga and spinning classes for me to arts and crafts for the kids. We loved the...

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2Thank Windy C
nyc
Reviewed 21 March 2012

Stayed from Feb 26-Mar 8th, 2012. Location: Playacar, just minutes to the south of Playa Del Carmen How to get there: I've reserved the private transfer via Cancun Transfers. It was $110 for 2 people round-trip. You can book online without pre-payment-they collect the payment in cash when they pick you up from the Cancun Airport. No issues-nice on-time pickup...

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7Thank grandb
Kitchener, Canada
Reviewed 20 March 2012

Wonderful first impression on our arrival, Juan the bellhop was so friendly. When we checked in we were upgraded to a Jr. Suite overlooking the pool. Room was great, but the bed was very hard and the pillows lumpy not comfortable. The resort is spotlessly clean and all the staff so friendly. The food was good at the buffet and...

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3Thank jane b
Ottawa, ON
Reviewed 20 March 2012

My family and I (husband, 16 year old, 13 year old) stayed at Sandos Playacar from March 8 - 17. The first portion of our trip was dominated by high school students celebrating their last year of high school. Lots of drunk kids but overall, the management at Sandos ensured that they were not too disruptive. We had two rooms;...

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1Thank JJ_Birdie
San Francisco, CA
Reviewed 19 March 2012

Just got back from a week at Sandos with my husband. We are 50-somethings with at least 8 all inclusive vacations under our belts. I read EVERYTHING before i left and i think some reviewers miss out on the atmosphere of the place. It truly has a split personality. This might be a good thing, it really depends what you...

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14Thank DianeBee
Charlotte, Vermont
Reviewed 19 March 2012

My Friend and I just spent the last week in February at the Sandos Playacar Resort. it was her first time there -my 4th. I just love it - I'm hooked on the all Inclusive plan, no traveling for dinner, just a short stroll to all of the restaurants. the food was really good and lots of yummy desserts. The...

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3Thank 902wendy_2012
Toronto
Reviewed 18 March 2012

My wife and I stayed at the Sandos Playacar from Mar 9-16. We are in our early 30's for some perspective. We were upgraded to the Select club (adults only) section of the resort, which was a nice touch. Our room was quite nice with decor that was relatively modern. One aspect of the room furnishings we were not in...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa is an all-Inclusive hotel in Playa del Carmen with both family and adult sections. We are ideally located on a magnificent white sandy beach in the gated community of Playacar, within walking distance to downtown Playa and Fifth Avenue. Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa is located only forty-five minutes from the Cancun International Airport, and the pier serving ferries to Cozumel is a short distance from our property.Playacar is a private, master-planned community situated on the southern edge of downtown Playa del Carmen. Guests at Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa enjoy this exclusive community’s impressive infrastructure, including an 18-hole golf course designed by Robert Von Hagge, the Xaman-Ha Aviary, pristine biking paths, and Mayan ruins, accessible to the public for hiking.Riviera Maya is a protected region where many remaining artifacts from the fascinating Mayan civilization can be found. Surrounded by Mayan archeological zones, such as those at Tulum, Coba, and Chicen-Itza, this Playa del Carmen hotel successfully preserves a strong sense of Mayan culture onsite, adding an authentic feel and flavor to the vacation experience in Playacar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandos Playacar Beach Resort

Address: Paseo Xaman-Ha | Manzana 1, Lote 1 Fracc.Playacar, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: $287 - $647 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sandos Playacar Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 819
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Also Known As:
Sandos Playacar Beach Hotel
Hotel Sandos Playacar Beach
Beach Playacar Resort Sandos
Sandos Playacar Resort
Sandos Playa Del Carmen
Gala Resort Playacar
Sandos Gala Playacar
Sandos Playacar Mexico
Sandos Resort
Playacar Sandos
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#34 Top resorts Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#35 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#43 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#45 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#53 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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“Do not stay in the adults only section.”
 of 5 bubbles brianwJ562CX, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on south side much quieter. Beachfront. Buidling with 2000 room numbers.”
  • Our view from our room - southern end of resort. Think our room was 2118.
 of 5 bubbles Kaycee0, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Visit the Sandos Caracol in Playa del Carmen for the day!”
 of 5 bubbles Joey246, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Royal elite in the middle of the resort, truely the best option”
 of 5 bubbles Starrynoc1, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view or poolside in Building 1 or 2 will keep you close to the Beach”
 of 5 bubbles 547lauriec, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
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