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Almaplena Eco Beach Resort

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Carretera costera, Km 12.5, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
+52 1 983 137 5070
09:00 - 23:30
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Sterling, Virginia
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281 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015

This is hard for me because the resort itself was immaculate, the service was exactly what you want - they were there when you neede/wanted them, but led you alone to relax. The faculty and the grounds were idyllic - white powder sand and plenty of lounge chairs that were placed well away from any others. The beer was cold... More 

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Bloomfield, CT
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121 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2014

What a spectacular place the Almaplena Eco Resort & Beach Club is in Mahahual, Mexico. The owners were warm and wonderful. Even when a slight problem came up, they got right on top of it and solved it! The beach was marvelous and clean and so were the bathroom facilities and the cute shower. The entire environment was laid out... More 

Thank lucyanne1
San Jose, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2014

This is a breathtaking beach and everything is very comfortable at the resort. My only issues are that the service wasn't all that great once you were situated and I thought the food was good but not remarkable. However, if you're looking for a secluded, stunningly beautiful spot, this is the place.

Thank Kim T
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31 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2014

After reading reviews on various sites, I decided to spend the port day at Costa Maya escaping from the "General Population" (prisonspeak!) of the ship. Through email arrangements ahead of time, the taxi at the port of Costa Maya was waiting. There are a number of hammocks, canopy-like sitting areas, and masseuse areas on a small, pristing white-sand beach with... More 

1 Thank chartsfo
Mahahual, Mexico
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77 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2013

Almaplena Eco Beach resort looked like a nice place to stop as we were exploring the beach road. We sat just inside the deck area as it was a cool day, and ordered a drink each and lunch. Sad to say that our lunch was not edible. We ordered chicken fajitas. The chicken was obviously heated in a microwave (perhaps... More 

Thank sunlovers4ever
Mahahual, Mexico
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2013

I don´t think there is another place like Almaplena in this world. It is on a private beach, nobody else is there, the water is the clearest I´ve ever seen, the rooms are so beautiful. the setting is absolutely gourgeous. It is tranquill and peaceful. Andrea and Monica the owners are very special and loving hosts. The food is fresh... More 

Thank Costa-Maya-Yoga
Euless, Texas
1 review
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Reviewed 9 January 2013

Best day ever! We booked Almaplena as an all-inclusive resort for the day as a cruiseship excursion from the port of Costa Maya. Included in the price for the day was our taxicab fare to and from the port, all beverages, lunch, beach access, shade and beach toys for the kids. We were a group of 6 traveling together. Grandparents,... More 

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Waxhaw, North Carolina
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2012

Recent cruise - found Almaplena on tripadvisor and made reservations for 4. Communication with the owners was very professional and timely. They emailed everything we needed to know before we arrived for the day in Costa Maya. We got off the ship and walked to the taxi location, a 20 minute ride, and we were greeted my Andrea and a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2012

One of our loves of Mahahual is being blessed to meet like minded kindred spirits who respect, appreciate and value the true beauty of this sacred and precious peace of paradise....so imagine our delight in meeting the Owners, Monica and Andrea who had a vision to fulfill a dream and make it a romantic reality...by creating such a beautiful, magnificent... More 

Thank Norma T
Redding, CA
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42 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2012

The lunch that we had at Almaplena Beach Resort was fantastic. My son-in-law really loved the hot salsa. Monica and her husband were gracious hosts.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Caribbean, Italian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera costera, Km 12.5, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Costa Maya  >  Mahahual
  • Phone Number: +52 1 983 137 5070
Directly on the edge of the caribbean sea, Almaplena Restaurant offers mainly mediterranean cuisine with local influences that incorporate and enhance the best ingredients and regional flavors; delicate and light dishes where the fish, caught from local fishermen, has an important role.Enjoy a casual atmosphere eating with an enchanting view on Puerto Angel beach.We offer a variety of cocktails, the finest Rum, and Tequila for that "perfect" drink.

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