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Balamku Inn on the Beach

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Free Wifi
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Beachfront
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

Our two week stay at Balamku Inn was a most peaceful and relaxing break. Our room was very clean, spacious and had interesting artwork. The grounds are simply beautiful and the beach is raked daily. We awoke each day with a gorgeous view of palm...More

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Response from balamku, Owner at Balamku Inn on the BeachResponded 23 November 2017

Thank you for this review helping others to know who we are and what the experience can be staying here. We are very pleased you loved Balamku. Always a pleasure for us when guests are friendly. See you again on he beach!

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Based on glowing recommendations in 2 guidebooks and on trip advisor, we booked two cabanas- one for my husband and me & one for our 18&20 yr old sons. We booked on their website and paid our deposit on PayPal. When we arrived they had...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Lovely buildings and room, very clean and quiet, beautiful view of the ocean, right on the beach, and very nice people working there. However, the beach has a lot of seaweed and plants in water and the wind was very strong.

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Response from balamku, Owner at Balamku Inn on the BeachResponded 21 June 2017

The sea grass came with the winds while you were on Costa Maya . Hope you still had a wonderful peaceful time in our special Inn on the Beach

Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed 4 nights at Balamku Inn and wished it was longer. We took a side road trip to Mahahual to stay at Balamku before heading to our annual traditional spot at a condo on the Mayan Rivera. We were not disappointed. From the moment...More

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Response from balamku, Owner at Balamku Inn on the BeachResponded 21 June 2017

Your comments are thoughtful and indicate that you selected Balamku carefully in terms of location and atmosphere. Thank you so very much for sharing your thoughts on Trip Advisor

Reviewed 23 March 2017

Much has changed at Balamku since my visit eight years ago. The nearby town, Mahahual, has become a bit of a destination in itself, with a lot more restaurants, bars and beach front activity. But the strength of Balamku is its peaceful and quite isolation...More

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Response from balamku, Owner at Balamku Inn on the BeachResponded 24 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to inform others of the growth in town and yet, the privacy and peace of Balamku. This is one of the reasons people return and love our Inn. Hard to find a private beach in a growing area in...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
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Price range
US$89 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$89 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Terry K
22 January 2015|
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Response from balamku | Property representative |
Maybe best void fresh salads and take probiotics with you . Our places use purified water to clean veggies, certainly we do at balamku
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Alex7moxee
20 January 2015|
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Hi Alex. The most economical way to get here from United States is to fly into Cancun and then take the ADO bus to Mahahual. Once you get to Mahahual you can take a taxi to the hotel. Now you have to understand that this... More
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DavidFenerty
20 December 2014|
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Response from balamku | Property representative |
Hello there. You may look at flying through Mexico City as you are in the west. Then you could fly into Chetumal which is 1 1/2 hours from Mahahual. Lots of taxis at the airport and also a car rental agency if you change... More
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"All the rooms are wonderful and facing the ocean. I prefer the upper rooms as the roof is much higher with..."
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"Book directly from the website, they have much better rates. They have upper rooms that improve a lot the..."
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"All rooms have beautiful views and are private from eachother."
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"They all seemed equally nice. Not all of them have palapa roofs."
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