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Miramichi, New Brunswick, Canada
Reviewed 12 May 2012

We have just returned from another fabulous week at Sandos Playacar. Before we made our reservations, we talked about going elsewhere.We were afraid we would be bored going to the same resort, time after time. We were so wrong! This is our 5th visit and we are already making plans to return. Friends joined us to celebrate our 5th Wedding...

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4Thank Mary Lyn O
belfast, maine
Reviewed 11 May 2012

My family decided to try this resort with their Sandos Royal Elite Membership rather than return to the Palace Resorts where many of us have gone for several years. The main factor, besides trying a new resort was definitely the price. Each person saved at least $600 for the seven night all-inclusive plan that we normally booked through Palace Resorts....

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3Thank sholescurtis
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 11 May 2012

Just back from a 5-day trip to this resort. Had another great time! It's still as great a place as it was last year. Mediterranean speciality restaurant was out of this world! French was still excellent, but Asian had slipped a bit in quality and presentation. Italian, so-so. Breakfasts were outstanding! Staff was/is incredibly friendly and helpful. We enjoyed our...

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2Thank GrizzlyAlan
Paterson, New Jersey
Reviewed 10 May 2012

VERY easy check-in with Juan in lobby! Property and room was very nice. I was glad to see that they enforced the adults-only section of the resort which they did not do last time I was there...two thumbs up for that one! The live band by the pool on Sunday was awesome!! Great staff and bartenders! Gustavo Esparza has been...

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4Thank Linda S
Connecticut
Reviewed 9 May 2012 via mobile

My husband and I and our two kids 11 and 9 stayed all inclusive at the Sandos April 20th-27th 2012. Very prompt check in by Franchesca at Lobby Desk. Our room ready early and was located right in front of main pool (room 2201). Our room very clean...bathroom nice shower NEVER leaked or flooded bathroom. Room mini fridge stocked daily...

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7Thank JazzyJackie
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 7 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Airport Transportation
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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: €184 - €383 (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”
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“"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”
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“Family section”
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