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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2015

MBG is a great location with wonderful facilities. Peace and quiet in abundance. We were the only guests and on the meal plan - which I would recommend. The only problem was that (being on our own) it felt a little bit like being in the movie 'Groundhog Day' at breakfast, lunch and dinner. Would have been nice to have...

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Marcia B, Owner at Mayan Beach Garden, responded to this review

I'm sorry I was unable to be here for your visit, but I'm happy my staff took good care of you while I was gone. Please think of returning some day when we have more people here - it is part of the charm to get to know other travelers and enjoy their company. On the other hand, if you...

Reviewed 29 December 2014

A beautiful place to relaxe and to forget your busy world. The beach starts close to your room and all things people usually enjoying in a waterworld can be easily found here - snorkeling at the coral riffs or going by boat along the coast and much more.. After a couple of days in this kind and outstanding atmosphere we...

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Marcia B, Owner at Mayan Beach Garden, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review and for taking time out of your busy schedule. It was such a pleasure to meet you and to know that you enjoyed the environment. By the way, I do want to mention that we finally have Wi-Fi in all of the rooms at Mayan Beach Garden. It was a nice Christmas...

Reviewed 24 December 2014

Definitely remote location and that was part of the attraction. The meal plan is a good investment, the meals were all very special and well prepared. The service was amazing. I would highly recommend Mayan Beach Garden. Marcia is a truly great host.

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Marcia B, Owner at Mayan Beach Garden, responded to this review

I see you wrote a review on your mobile. How cool is that? I haven't noticed that anyone has ever done that before, so thank you for taking the time to do so. I also want to say that it was truly a pleasure to meet you and your family and that you enjoyed the meals here. Have a great...

Langhorne, PA
Reviewed 23 December 2014

Our cruise group of 6 landed in Costa Maya. Having been to a cooking class previously, we were thrilled to go back for again. A 40 minute cab ride -$50 tip included for 6 people each way. Don't let the very interesting roads deter you from a great day. The resort is as close to a Corona commercial as you...

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Marcia B, Owner at Mayan Beach Garden, responded to this review

You are right about a fun group! I didn't want to leave your company because you were such a fun. I'm so happy you came and that you enjoyed Tequila 101(even though you had taken it previously - you were clearly a master after the 2nd class). The Huaraches, Empanadas and Sopes were works of art that you all produced....

Flagstaff, Arizona
Reviewed 10 December 2014

Want to avoid crowds, swim and snorkel on the Caribbean coast, see wildlife, and have excellent food (requests taken) in a very laid back setting? Try Mayan Beach Garden Inn. You will get to know the owners, Kim & Marcia, who give very good information about where to see ruins or birds, etc. Marcia will go snorkeling with you and...

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Marcia B, Owner at Mayan Beach Garden, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing Mayan Beach Garden and taking the tamale class. We only offer it about once every other week, but we all love the results. I think we ate the tamales you ate for a few days! I'm glad you can appreciate the remote nature of our place and the natural beauty it provides. We had...

Noblesville, Indiana
Reviewed 2 December 2014

We've been to MBG numerous times and not only is each stay outstanding, it continues to offer fun surprises. When we arrived Alan Parsons was having lunch chatting with Marcia. ( I know I'm dating myself) One night Fernando from the Majahual restaurant 100% Agave did a tequila tasting. Having been in the restaurant business for 40 years I've sat...

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Marcia B, Owner at Mayan Beach Garden, responded to this review

I just love you guys! It is always a pleasure when you visit and I'm glad you enjoyed the tequila tasting. Fernando is a gem, isn't he? One comes away from his tastings feeling so "smart!" This year we are doing it on Monday nights and I'm glad your visit fell on one of those nights. I'm sure you are...

Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 3 November 2014

sometimes you just want to relax and forget about the world, mayan beach garden offers it. its a small hotel in the middle of nowhere takes a while to arrive but that same distance is the distance you need to simply leave everything behind, with a great staff ( Martinis the best ) and offering a lot of personalization makes...

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Marcia B, Owner at Mayan Beach Garden, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I'm glad the mosquitoes of rainy season did not bother you too much. We have dusk mosquitoes, especially in rainy season. After about 3 weeks of dry weather, most of them go away and we are free of them and when it is breezy and sunny, they get blown back into the jungle....

Atchison, Kansas
Reviewed 1 November 2014

The resident beach dog grins when you arrive, setting the tone. We are Mayan Beach Gardens devotees. We've stayed here many times....but, never before in the Off-season aka the Rainy Season. Everything is, of course, perfect....BUT YOU PAY LESS! This is absolutely the only thing Marcia and Kim could have done to make their little hotel more attractive. My friends,...

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Marcia B, Owner at Mayan Beach Garden, responded to this review

I think Smiley bonded with you. He's been somewhat calmer since you left. Perhaps the memory of fun guests has somehow left him more satisfied. After all, a good hotel dog always loves the guests! Thanks for the review and thank you for bringing your dear friends with you. Marcia.

bella vista, ar
Reviewed 28 October 2014

Planning a trip to the Yucatan and want to integrate with the locals in an amazing way? Then, look no further than MBG. We had NO idea what to expect on our recent adventure into the peninsula, but were with great friends who were terrific guides. Mayan Beach Gardens is indeed remote, but stunningly appointed with beautiful art by the...

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Marcia B, Owner at Mayan Beach Garden, responded to this review

I want to say that your group was really fun with lots of great laughs. I can't wait to see the stratomolitas in Bacalar. I wish I had gone with you that day and I'm glad you had good weather. Thank you for taking the time out of your busy day to write a lovely review. We do hope to...

Kfar Saba, Israel
Reviewed 10 September 2014

If you are looking for a peaceful place and need some rest - this is a place for you. It is far and very different from all the Yucatan resorts. The rooms are pretty and very clean, the bed is comfortable and so is the shower but with no hot water. nevermind, since these are not really necessary there. If...

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Marcia B, Owner at Mayan Beach Garden, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, we remember you fondly and hope some day our paths might cross again. I want to extend my sincere apologies that we didn't catch that your water never got hot, and even more so if you reported it to someone (like me) and we didn't respond immediately. One of the quirks of having an...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Secluded off the grid solar powered beach front Inn, nestled on sandy white beach on the Mexican Caribbean. Walk for miles in either direction, swim or snorkel from shore. This is the closest Hotel to the Sian Ka'an Biosphere- maps and independent traveler's guidance are available. King sized beds, fans and large bathrooms in each room. Hot Breakfast included. To protect the tranquility and quiet of the hotel, only children over the age of 12 are allowed during the months of January, February, March and April. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mayan Beach Garden

Address: 20.5 km N Camino Costera | Mahahual-Uvero, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Costa Maya > Mahahual
Price Range: RM279 - RM585 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mayan Beach Garden 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“All rooms/suites at MBG are amazing. The beachfront casitas, however, are beachfront...and I mean BEACHFRONT :)”
 of 5 bubbles DeepSeaGlenn, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“all rooms are on the water”
 of 5 bubbles 153isabellan, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Cualuiera de las que están frente al mar!”
 of 5 bubbles robertoaS2179OD, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We like the lower floor rooms in the beachside cabanas.”
 of 5 bubbles wisc-rcg, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There are eight rooms only, some right on the beach. They all seem great and all are near the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles lindartist2017, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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