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Almaplena Eco Resort & Beach Club

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Ratings and reviews
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp tacos”(8 reviews)
“costa maya”(17 reviews)
“the owner”(15 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Private Balcony
Air Conditioning
Pool
Airport Transportation
Room Service
3 Star Hotel
Almaplena is a small Ecological Beach Resort that strive to be low environmental impact. The Hotel sets directly on a private beach of the Mexican Caribbean Sea with powdery white sand and turquoise water. Almaplena is far away from the crowds and next the tropical jungle. All the 9...
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Location and contact
Carretera costera | Mahahual-Xcalak, Km 12.5, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
64.9 km to Chetumal Airport
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We drove 3 hours down to Mahahual from Playa Del Carmen. Almaplena is an Eco Lodge right on the beach owned and managed by a couple of Italians. The owner was not very welcoming so that was a bad start. The room was really nice...More

Thank Lily L
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

We communicated over WhatsApp with the hotel to reserve the room. Neither were we informed that payment by credit card is being charged with a premium (no ATM in the surroundings for ca 30minutes drive) nor, more importantly, that there are two roads on which...More

Thank LizLux48
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Our first impression at the beach was a big disappointment as the seaweed had covered a lot of the beach and it had brought trash too. The manager was supportive with this incident and helped us look for options to spend the day in Mahahual....More

Thank viajeramx1
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Almaplena is just an amazing place to stop and take a break. The staff and management of the hotel were amazing. Nothing was too much trouble and the food was brilliant. Just incredible to be able to snorkel on the reef just 50m off the...More

Thank DaveBrown72
Reviewed 28 April 2018

If I had to come up with a concept for a hotel, Almaplena it would be. It is in a very secluded part of the Costa Maya. one of the nicest hotels we have stayed in. The Italian owners have created something really special and...More

Thank LondonSchnecke
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Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Beachfront
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$90 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Mahahual
#1 Green Hotel in Mahahual
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Mahahual
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$90 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Mahahual
#1 Green Hotel in Mahahual
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Mahahual
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Pool & Beach (117)
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Dining (37)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (10)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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Diane V
19 February 2018|
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Response from MOnchi377 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure Better to contact the hotel The hotel is 17 km from town
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pbeachey
9 August 2017|
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Response from yvette b | Reviewed this property |
book on their website. They will email you with information and deposit required. Everything from the cab ride to and from, food drinks, lounger are all included. Know that you have to bring the remaining balance in cash... More
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Anna S
11 April 2017|
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Response from Munichchick | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the restaurant is open to the public with a regular menu you can order off. There are not always a lot of employees around but for dinner they are ready for you. Lunch should be okay as well.
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Room Tips
"All rooms are beach front. Choose a ground floor room if you want to get directly from your bed to the sand."
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"ask for a room with private terrace, amazing sunset/sunrises and the breeze is awesome"
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"Pick a room on the upper floor. There is no A/C so get a room with a lot of windows"
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"Upstairs rooms will have better views of the ocean but downstairs rooms are right on the beach!"
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