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St. Louis, MIssouri
Reviewed 9 May 2012

My wife and I have travelled to many resorts in the Riveria Maya and the Sandos Playacar is now one of our favorites. We stayed in the section closest to the beach and for the life of me I do not know why anyone would stay in newer part as it is not close to the beach, activities around the...

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4Thank srcrph
Saratoga Springs
Reviewed 9 May 2012

I am solely writing this review on comparisons to other resorts that we have visited such as Breezes resorts, Holiday Inn Sunspree resorts and Majestic Elegance resort. My boyfriend and I decided to try Sandos Playacar (April 29-May 4th) due to the ratings and reviews on various websites; however, we were extremely disappointed with what I would think is a...

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6Thank Mason0411
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 8 May 2012

This is your typical All Inclusive resort in Mexico. We were there with 1 other couple and had a nice time. The rooms were clean and had updated bathrooms with walkin showers. The rooms were your normal regular room. Every room had a dorm size fridge stocked with sodas and beer that they refilled daily. The beds are a little...

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8Thank Renee W
Colorado Springs, CO
Reviewed 7 May 2012

We have visited either Cancun or our now favorite Riviera Maya area 8 times. We had another resort that we adored and visited several times-but this year the prices stayed high and the Sandos resorts were more in our price range. A wonderful Forum contributor gave us excellent advice (THANKS to all who helped and advised us!), we chose the...

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7Thank wildwindcollies
Massapequa, New York
Reviewed 6 May 2012

Our overall experience at the Sandos Playacar Resort and Spa was Wonderful. Everything about Playacar was excellent. You can do as much or as little as you like. We choose to just relax by the magnificent beach and enjoy the sun. The rooms were clean . WE loved the handmade TOWEL SWANS on the bed after OUR bed was made....

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4Thank Peggy B
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 May 2012

We visited this resort a year ago and actually wanted to go to Jamaica this year. But the price was perfect ($1000 all in) and we knew we loved the resort plus we got the Select Club option this time. The GOOD: 1. Again, beautiful resort, meticulously maintained, extremely clean, everyone is so nice and accommodating. 2. The food is...

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10Thank VisitAll195
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 May 2012

This was my fifth year in a row at Sandos Playacar. Our third year we purchased a time share with Royal Elite and have really enjoyed using that. Last year we got married on 4/14 and it was unbelievable. Everything was planned perfectly by Maria and went wonderful. We had 60 people with us and everyone had a great time....

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4Thank Tiffani041411
Neenah, Wisconsin
Reviewed 3 May 2012

April 21-28. We had a group of 11, 5 rooms. Check in was pretty painless, staff very nice, got us through and into our rooms as soon as they could. Never once did I see or hear anything about time shares there or the entire week for that matter. The best part about Sandos was the staff by far, very...

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12Thank TammyD123
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 2 May 2012

I read the reviews prior to and after my stay April 24 - 28, 2012. Prior to… I was excited. After… I was astounded. I can't believe the 3 out of 5 or the 4 out of 5 ratings. Although the property is beautiful, the food, the drinks (all alcohol is watered down), and the fear of theft are prominent....

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13Thank Charley100
Londonderry, New Hampshire
Reviewed 2 May 2012

We were there for the first time in 2010, returned again this year, and enjoyed it even more this time! Now that we are Royal Elite members, were were able to enjoy a few things that we couldn't enjoy the first time. But, even as a non-member, the restaurants, beaches, pools, and rooms are wonderful! And the best part, without...

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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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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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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: RM868 - RM1,825 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sandos Playacar Beach Resort 4*
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
Hotel Style:
#33 Top resorts Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#35 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#42 Luxury Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#43 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#44 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#53 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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“Second floor or a corner room.”
 of 5 bubbles kevinw22, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Adults Only”
 of 5 bubbles salmon525, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“"Long walk to main areas from Riviera section"”
 of 5 bubbles raqueld922, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Basic family rooms near main pool very very convenient. Upgrade not necessary”
 of 5 bubbles 316rickf, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Family section”
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