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prentice,wi
Reviewed 30 June 2012

This review will focus more on vacationing with kids. We stayed at Sandos June 7th thru the 14th. We are a family of 6, my husband and I, plus our 4 children ages 3, 5, 11, and 16. This was our 2nd time at Sandos. We also stayed last year about the same exact time. This was our 7th trip...

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5Thank WIBeachGirl
Pittsburgh, PA
Reviewed 28 June 2012

On my return trip to Playa Del Carmen, I stayed at Sandos Playacar over Thanksgiving Weekend 2011. For my American friends, what a great time to travel - it was busy, but not uncomfortably crowded! First off, the resort is gorgeous and VERY clean - grounds, restaurants, rooms, pool area - Sandos is extremely eco-friendly and it shows in the...

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4Thank Courtney_Beth1982
New Jersey
Reviewed 27 June 2012

My husband, daughter (14 year old) and I just returned from Sandos. We were there 6/19-6/26. The first room we were put in was very dark, damp and hot. My husband tried to adjust the thermostat several times that first night- but it did not cool the room down. I called the desk in the morning and they sent someone...

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franklin Ne
Reviewed 26 June 2012

After reading the reviews at Sandos Playcar resort I had very mixed feelings about going- The hotel and resort is extremely clean- the help is amazing! The front desk wasn't always so helpful but the help and workers were fabulously friendly! The entertainment was OUTSTANDING! It is a big resort but it doesn't feel overly crowded by any means. The...

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3Thank RG2005
Windsor, Connecticut
Reviewed 26 June 2012

Overall, I would say that I was very happy with Sandos. The rooms are clean, the grounds are beautifully landscaped, and there is definately plenty to do. Food choices were great between the various sit down restaurants or the buffet. We did run into a problem with switching rooms but once I contacted Salvador Oy, the concierge in the Royal...

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2Thank Jim33986
Bellevue, WA
Reviewed 26 June 2012

We had a great family vacation (myself, wife and 5 yr old daughter) at Sandos Playacar! The beach at this particular resort is amazing - no rocky beaches, and the water color at this specific resort is beautiful. The resort is located on the southern edge of the Playacar expanse so you don't have any hotels further south and can...

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9Thank TheFirstOne
Reviewed 25 June 2012

I just got back stayed here a week. I've stayed in playacar many times first time at Sandos. The check in was smooth we had a four rooms to check into so it does take time . Hotel has a lot to offer, something for everyone. Shows are great they work very hard . Only thing a lot of people...

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7Thank ecc0130
Florence, SC
Reviewed 24 June 2012

Got married at Sandos 5/18/12 and we had a great time! We booked through DestinationWeddings.com/FunJet, which was a lot of help as far as all of our guests travel and bookings. The resort is nice, but it's definitely not the best in certain areas. The food wasn't impressive and my fiance and I actually got sick one day from it....

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3Thank Rebeccamd
Dallas
Reviewed 22 June 2012

We have been to Playa many, many times but I assure you I will not stay at this hotel ever again. I know I would like to have all the information before I spend my hard earned money on a vacation. The things I did not like at this resort were the long walk to the beach (8-10 minutes); the...

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9Thank Tweety89Dallas
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 June 2012

WENT -5-06-2012 2 WEEKS. Well what can i say. Beautiful jr suite. very clean staff all happy . Fav resturant was the French. Beach was clean & tidy we stayed there every day. Pools around the rooms all clean and have there own resturant so not much walking needed. Did find that the main point of the hotel was a...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
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  • Breakfast included
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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 

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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: RM898 - RM1,962 (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
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#34 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
#47 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#53 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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“We love the adult only section!”
pdvm5, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Building near beach”
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“Higher floors might have fewer mosquitos.”
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“Beach Front.”
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“Look for Second or third floor rooms, stay away from the family section if possible.”
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