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Mahahual Beach

Mahahual, Mexico
+52 1 983 733 6068
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Great Day at the beach!!

Avoid the cruise crowds - take a taxi here and spend the day on the beach!! Awesome service - had... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rick C
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Lynnwood, Washington
Great atmosphere fun, beach at your feet and shopping/food/drinks right at your fingertips!

Amazing beach, scenery is nice with tiki cabanas and light coverings that kept us shaded while in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ssg761
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New York City, New York
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lobster” (53 reviews)
“cruise port” (46 reviews)
“free chairs” (7 reviews)
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Mahahual, Mexico
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+52 1 983 733 6068
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"lobster"
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"cruise port"
in 46 reviews
"free chairs"
in 7 reviews
"palm trees"
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"no gracias"
in 9 reviews
"the water is crystal clear"
in 7 reviews
"street vendors"
in 8 reviews
"playa del carmen"
in 12 reviews
"costa maya"
in 46 reviews
"white sand"
in 11 reviews
"golf cart"
in 13 reviews
"fishing village"
in 12 reviews
"nachos"
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"free wifi"
in 10 reviews
"food and drinks"
in 13 reviews
"cab ride"
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"lots of shops"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Avoid the cruise crowds - take a taxi here and spend the day on the beach!! Awesome service - had chairs and shade on the beach perfect day!!

Thank Rick C
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing beach, scenery is nice with tiki cabanas and light coverings that kept us shaded while in sitting out in the upscale lounge chairs, music in the air, drinks and festive servers made a wonderful day. Merchants passing by selling goods, services and jewelry added...More

Thank ssg761
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I stopped in Costa Maya on the last Port day of a 7 night cruise. We were pretty exhausted so we did not want to do anything too taxing. Based on what we saw when we looked off of our balcony we...More

Thank Charel M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our third trip to Mahahual and the first time we have ever encountered seaweed on this level. People are working diligently everywhere every single day on it but they just cannot keep up currently. I’ve been told it’s because we are going from...More

1  Thank DeepWreckDiver
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you get out of the taxi and are greeted immediately, by name, you know it's gonna be a good day! Bety and Miguel are absolutely fantastic! The food was totally authentic, the drinks were just as they should be, perfectly mixed and cold, and...More

Thank Christina D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I actually visited 3/2017, but the application wouldn't let me put that. I loved this place. Will definitely visit again. Soon, in fact. I LOVE MEXICO!!! I think some of the negative reviewers, clearly haven't visited different beaches around the world and suffer from "Negative...More

1  Thank skincaremonkey
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We loved visiting the boardwalk while our cruise ship docked at port. We caught the tram that is located outside the port gates. It is $3 per person then you have to take a taxi back that I think is a flat rate of $8...More

4  Thank Tara L
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

We took an excursion from our ship to this beach, The tour group, through United Cruises/shore excursions was located just outside of the port, and they shuttled us to this area. We were assigned an attendant who got us set up with chairs/umbrellas on the...More

Thank TravelinLB
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

One of the port stops from our NCL cruise. Port area is nice and clean. Has a Starbucks in the middle of the port center. Took the $4 pp “shuttle” to mahahual public beach. Shuttle is a makeshift cargo bed with benches pulled by pick-up....More

Thank Tracey n
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

This little town is located a short ride from Costa Maya - a cruise ship destination but strangely it is relatively untouched. Huge boardwalk fronting the beach making it easy for people to walk and the vendors to sell you something. The beach is clean...More

Thank Gordon T
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Ina K
11 March 2018|
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Response from Johnny C | Reviewed this property |
I would not pay 70.00 Taxis are cheap and if you eat or drink there are plenty of beach bars with ChRis and shade right on the beach.
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alanaseeley316
18 January 2018|
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Response from sbkraus65 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know. I didn’t go swimming. Advise buying something at a dive shop which is wearable and waterproof to keep your valuables. Enjoy, Steve
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Grace M
8 January 2018|
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Response from Tina B | Reviewed this property |
We booked at Yaya and Pitaya, two different locations that are both very good, good service, good food, drinks, clean bathrooms and honest billing, be very careful about the billing, there are places that will sound cheap... More
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