Mahekal Beach Resort


Ideally located between the lush Riviera Maya jungle and Playa del Carmen’s longest stretch of palm lined beach, the Mahekal Beach Resort is the perfect spot for a relaxing getaway, destination wedding, group retreat or family vacation. This intimate beach resort features 196 individual thatched-roof bungalows, four bars, three open aired restaurants, Vida Aquatica Dive shop, four pools, our Mayan inspired Revive Spa at Mahekal and a Wedding and Conference Event Center. The Mahekal Beach Resort will complete a full $15 million renovation of the public areas, restaurants, guest rooms and pools by December 2015. Inspired by “GypSet Style,” Mahekal’s interior design embodies a Bohemian gypsy lifestyle with colorful Mexican accents and handcrafted touchs. The beachside firepit is an excellent location to relax listening to the waves, enjoy a glass of wine and bask in the warm glow of our Caribbean ambiance.

Location:

Located in the heart of Playa del Carmen between Calle 38 Norte and the Caribbean Sea. Walking distance to Quinta Avenida

Guestrooms:

196 unique palapa style guestrooms with terraces and hammocks. Our bungalow rooms offer garden, jungle, ocean view and ocean front views. Four penthouse suites for ultimate luxury

Room descriptions

Garden View King

Tucked away amidst tropical foliage, each recently refreshed Garden View room provides a secluded place to relax and unwind. Garden view rooms are close to our lobby, restaurants and pools and are a short stroll to our palm-lined beach. Featuring Mayan-inspired decor, Free Wi-Fi, Organic Mayan bath amenities and hammocks; they have a King Sized bed and are located on the ground floor of a 2- unit casita.

2 adults or 2 adults and 1 child

230-300 square feet (21-30 meters), outside terrace 120-140 (11-13 meters)

Garden View Double

Tucked away amidst tropical foliage, each recently refreshed Garden View room provides a secluded place to relax and unwind. Garden view rooms are close to our lobby, restaurants and pools and are a short stroll to our palm-lined beach. Featuring Mayan-inspired decor, Free Wi-Fi, Organic Mayan bath amenities and hammocks; with two double beds and located on the ground floor of a 2-unit casita.

4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children

230-300 square feet (21-30 meters), outside terrace 120-140 (11-13 meters)

Garden View Palapa King

Newly refreshed, these Playa del Carmen guestrooms provide a true Yucatan experience. Tucked away amidst tropical foliage, each accommodation consists of individual rooms on the upper level of a two-unit casita or a separate bungalow on ground floor with a traditional thatched roof. Garden view rooms are close to our lobby, restaurants and pools and are a short stroll to our palm-lined beach. Featuring Mayan-inspired decor, Free Wi-Fi, Organic Mayan bath amenities and hammocks; with a King Sized bed.

2 adults or 2 adults and 1 child

230-300 square feet (21-30 meters, outside terrace 120-140 (11-13 meters)

Garden View Palapa Double

Newly refreshed, these Playa del Carmen guestrooms provide a true Yucatan experience. Tucked away amidst tropical foliage, each accommodation consists of individual rooms on the upper level of a two-unit casita or a separate bungalow on ground floor with a traditional thatched roof. Garden view rooms are close to our lobby, restaurants and pools and are a short stroll to our palm-lined beach. Featuring Mayan-inspired decor, Free Wi-Fi, Organic Mayan bath amenities and hammocks; with two double beds.

4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children

230-300 square feet (21-30 meters), outside terrace 120-140 (11-13 meters)

Treehouse King (formerly JUNGLE VIEW )

301-355 square feet (28-33 square meters), outside terrace 110-117 square feet (10-16 square meters)

2 adults or 2 adults and 1 child

Nestled amongst the most beautiful tropical garden in the resort, and abounding with nature, these rooms are on the ground floor of a two-unit Casita and are amongst the resort’s largest garden view rooms. They feature a private terrace with two hammocks, sprawling bathrooms with ceramic turquoise double sinks, and in many cases adjoining outdoor showers, and are surrounded by multiple water features and a serene fountain-lined pool. These large rooms have living areas with a convertible day bed and dining area. All rooms offer handcrafted bedding accents, ceiling fans, and individual A/C control. These rooms have a King bed and are close to the fitness center, Revive Spa and Fuego Restaurante y Cantina and a short stroll to the resort’s palm lined beach. Tree house Rooms are also the most convenient to 5th Avenue for those who want to venture out into downtown Playa del Carmen

Treehouse Two Queens (formerly JUNGLE VIEW)

301-355 square feet (28-33 square meters), outside terrace 110-117 square feet (10-16 square meters)

Nestled amongst the most beautiful tropical garden in the resort, and abounding with nature, these rooms are on the ground floor of a two-unit Casita and are amongst the resort’s largest garden view rooms. They feature a private terrace with two hammocks, sprawling bathrooms with ceramic turquoise double sinks, and in many cases adjoining outdoor showers, and are surrounded by multiple water features and a serene fountain-lined pool. These large rooms have living areas with a convertible day bed and dining area. All rooms offer handcrafted bedding accents, ceiling fans, and individual A/C control. These rooms have a two Queen beds and are close to the fitness center, Revive Spa and Fuego Restaurante y Cantina and a short stroll to the resort’s palm lined beach. Tree house Rooms are also the most convenient to 5th Avenue for those who want to venture out into downtown Playa del Carmen

Treehouse King Palapa (formerly JUNGLE VIEW)

301-355 square feet (28-33 square meters), outside terrace 110-117 square feet (10-16 square meters)

2 adults or 2 adults and 1 child

Nestled amongst the most beautiful tropical garden in the resort, and abounding with nature, these rooms are on the upper floor of a two-unit Casita under a traditional thatched Palapa roof and are amongst the resort’s largest garden view rooms. They feature a private terrace with two hammocks, sprawling bathrooms with ceramic turquoise double sinks, and in many cases adjoining outdoor showers, and are surrounded by multiple water features and a serene fountain-lined pool. These large rooms have living areas with a convertible day bed and dining area. All rooms offer handcrafted bedding accents, ceiling fans, and individual A/C control. These rooms have a King bed and are close to the fitness center, Revive Spa and Fuego Restaurante y Cantina and a short stroll to the resort’s palm lined beach. Treehouse Rooms are also the most convenient to 5th Avenue for those who want to venture out into downtown Playa del Carmen.

Treehouse Two Queens Palapa (formerly JUNGLE VIEW)

301-355 square feet (28-33 square meters), outside terrace 110-117 square feet (10-16 square meters)

4 adults or 2 adults and 3 children

Nestled amongst the most beautiful tropical garden in the resort, and abounding with nature, these rooms are on the upper floor of a two-unit Casita under a traditional thatched palapa roof and are amongst the resort’s largest garden view rooms. They feature a private terrace with two hammocks, sprawling bathrooms with ceramic turquoise double sinks, and in many cases adjoining outdoor showers, and are surrounded by multiple water features and a serene fountain-lined pool. These large rooms have living areas with a convertible day bed and dining area. All rooms offer handcrafted bedding accents, ceiling fans, and individual A/C control. These rooms have two Queen beds and are close to the fitness center, Revive Spa and Fuego Restaurante y Cantina and a short stroll to the resort’s palm lined beach. Treehouse Rooms are also the most convenient to 5th Avenue for those who want to venture out into downtown Playa del Carmen.

Ocean View King

132-335 square feet (12-31) meters), outside terrace 73-406 square feet (7-38 meters)

2 adults or 2 adults and 1 child

Ocean View Rooms offer open spaces complemented with an ambiance of harmony and relaxation on the ground floor of a casita. A touch of Mexican decoration and art is brought in detail with handcrafted silk “rebozos” from Michoacán adding beauty to the rustic backdrop of wood art. Ocean view rooms are close to our lobby, restaurants and pools, and are a very short stroll to our palm-lined beach. Enjoy the gentle sounds from the waves rolling into your terrace with hammocks, these rooms offer ocean views and some with partial ocean views and varying views of nature and the beach, featuring Mayan-inspired decor, Free Wi-Fi, Organic Mayan bath amenities, bedside reading lights; with a King bed.

 Ocean View Two Queens

132-335 square feet (12-31) meters), outside terrace 73-406 square feet (7-38 meters)

4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children

Ocean View Rooms offer open spaces complemented with an ambiance of harmony and relaxation on the ground floor of a casita. A touch of Mexican decoration and art is brought in detail with handcrafted silk “rebozos” from Michoacán adding beauty to the rustic backdrop of wood art. Ocean view rooms are close to our lobby, restaurants and pools, and are a very short stroll to our palm-lined beach. Enjoy the gentle sounds from the waves rolling in to your terrace with hammocks, these rooms offer ocean views and some with partial ocean views and varying views of nature and the beach, featuring Mayan-inspired decor, Free Wi-Fi, Organic Mayan bath amenities, bedside reading lights; with two Queen beds.

 Ocean View King Palapa

132-335 square feet (12-31) meters), outside terrace 73-406 square feet (7-38 meters)

2 adults or 2 adults and 1 child

Ocean View Rooms offer open spaces complemented with an ambiance of harmony and relaxation on the second floor, under the traditional Yucatán thatched palapa roof of a casita. A touch of Mexican decoration and art is brought in detail with handcrafted silk “rebozos” from Michoacán adding beauty to the rustic backdrop of wood art. Ocean view rooms are close to our lobby, restaurants and pools, and are a very short stroll to our palm-lined beach. Enjoy the gentle sounds from the waves rolling into your terrace with hammocks, these rooms offer ocean views and some with partial ocean views and varying views of nature and the beach, featuring Mayan-inspired decor, Free Wi-Fi, Organic Mayan bath amenities, bedside reading lights; with a King bed.

Ocean View Palapa Two Queens

171-405 square feet (16-38 meters), outside terrace 73-206 (7-38 meters)

4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children

Ocean View Rooms offer open spaces complemented with an ambiance of harmony and relaxation on the second floor, under the traditional Yucatan thatched palapa roof of a casita. A touch of Mexican decoration and art is brought in detail with handcrafted silk “rebozos” from Michoacán adding beauty to the rustic backdrop of wood art. Ocean view rooms are close to our lobby, restaurants and pools, and are a very short stroll to our palm-lined beach. Enjoy the gentle sounds from the waves rolling in to your terrace with hammocks, these rooms offer ocean views and some with partial ocean views and varying views of nature and the beach, featuring Mayan-inspired decor, Free Wi-Fi, Organic Mayan bath amenities, bedside reading lights; with two Queen beds.

Ocean Front 2 Queen Beds Plunge Pool

324 square feet (30 meters), outside terrace: 116-140 (11- 13 meters)

4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children

Enjoy direct, unobscured views of the Caribbean Sea, 10 steps from the water while when staying in our Ocean Front Casita. Listen to sounds of the waves from your terrace, relax in a hammock, and take a dip in your personal plunge pool or stroll along the white sand beach. Inspired by the Mayan style of thatched roof palapas, this spacious casita evokes all of your senses. You will enjoy the natural tropical breezes overlooking the beach and ocean. Our two queen sized beds are accented with organic fabrics and hand embroidered pillows. Furnishings have been made of native tropical hardwood. The bathroom features a large two-person rain shower, decorated with artisanal ceramic sinks that mirror the blue of the Caribbean Sea and river stones covering the rain shower floor. A large terrace boasting exceptional views and crochet hammocks with sitting space will be the perfect scenario to relax to the wave’s rhythms or people watch on the beach in Playa del Carmen.

Ocean Front King

324 square feet (30 meters), outside terrace: 116-140 (11- 13 meters)

2 adults or 2 adults and 1 child

Located right on the beach, you can listen to sounds of the waves from your terrace, relax in a hammock, or stroll along the white sand beach. Inspired by the Mayan style of thatched roof palapas, this spacious casita evokes all of your senses. Enjoy the natural tropical breezes while overlooking the beach and ocean. The king bed is accented with organic fabrics and hand embroidered pillows. Furnishings have been made of native tropical hardwood. The bathroom features a large – two-person rain shower, decorated with artisanal ceramic sinks that mirror the blue of the Caribbean Sea and river stones covering the rain shower floor. A large terrace boasting exceptional views and crochet hammocks with sitting space will be the perfect scenario to relax to the wave’s rhythms or people watch on the beach in Playa del Carmen.

Ocean Front 2 Queen beds

324 square feet (30 meters), outside terrace: 116-140 (11- 13 meters)

4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children

Hear the ocean waves as you relax on your oceanfront deck near the Las Olas pool. This unit features two Queen beds located steps from the Caribbean. These rooms provide comfortable space, unparalleled views and exceptional amenities. Located right on the beach, you can listen to sounds of the waves from your terrace, relax in a hammock, or stroll along the white sand beach. Inspired by the “Mayan style” of thatched roof palapas, this spacious casita evokes all of your senses. You will enjoy the natural tropical breezes overlooking the beach and ocean. The two Queen beds are accented with organic fabrics and hand embroidered pillows. Furnishings have been made of native tropical hardwood. The bathroom features a large – two-person rain shower, decorated with artisanal ceramic sinks that mirror the blue of the Caribbean Sea and river stones covering the rain shower floor. A large terrace boasting exceptional views and crochet hammocks, with sitting space, will be the perfect scenario to relax to the wave’s rhythms or people watch on the beach in Playa del Carmen.

Ocean Front King Plunge Pool

324 square feet (30 meters), outside terrace: 116-140 (11- 13 meters)

2 adults or 2 adults and 1 child

Enjoy direct, unobscured views of the Caribbean Sea, 10 steps from the water while when staying in our Ocean Front Casita. Listen to sounds of the waves from your terrace, relax in a hammock, and take a dip in your personal plunge pool or stroll along the white sand beach. Inspired by the Mayan style of thatched roof palapas, this spacious casita evokes all of your senses. You will enjoy the natural tropical breezes overlooking the beach and ocean. Our King bed is accented with organic fabrics and hand embroidered pillows. Furnishings have been made of native tropical hardwood. The bathroom features a large two-person rain shower, decorated with artisanal ceramic sinks that mirror the blue of the Caribbean Sea and river stones covering the rain shower floor. A large terrace boasting exceptional views and crochet hammocks with sitting space will be the perfect scenario to relax to the wave’s rhythms or people watch on the beach in Playa del Carmen.

Dining

Las Olas, Cocina and Fuego Restaurants for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Boli’s bar for signature cocktails. Itzi bar for poolside snacks and drinks

Meal Plan:

Modified American Plan includes breakfast daily plus one additional meal, either dinner or lunch. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are not included.

Facilities and Features

Four pools, four bars, three restaurants (buffet and a la carte), Spa, direct beachfront access, dive center, concierge, wedding services, Free WiFi, airport transfers (fee)

RESTAURANTS AND BARS

Las Olas Restaurant and Bar

Hours of Operation:

  • Breakfast Buffet 7:00am – 11:00 am
  • Lunch 12:00pm – 5:00 pm
  • Bar Service (Las Olas) 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Our beautiful beach side restaurant with her stunning views of our great turquoise Caribbean sea and new infinity pool. Featuring breakfast and lunch daily. Our signature drink here is the Paloma with fresh grapefruit and fruit infused tequila. Enjoy Las Olas for Sunset.

Cocina

Hours of Operation:

  • 6:30 pm–10:00pm

Our main buffet dining restaurant featuring cuisine of the region with a North, Central and South American flair. House made Ropas tacos, fresh ceviche’s, steak with jalapeño chimmichurri, yucca fries, and fresh fish from today’s catch are just some of the delicious and inviting dishes found in our Cocina.

Itzi

Hours of Operation:

  • 11:00 am – 7:00 pm (Weather Depending)

Named after a Mayan princess, our pool bar is the place to relax. House baked telera breads with pulled chicken, avocado and fresh cheese, crunchy fried tortilla chips with tomatillo salsa and a fresh tuna fish salad with Passion fruit dressing poolside. Casa Club Hours of Operation: A la carte Lunch 12:30 pm – 5:00 pm Beach Bar 11:00 am – 7:00 pm Happy Hour 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Fuego

Hours of Operation:

  • Breakfast 7:00 am – 11:00 am
  • Lunch 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Dinner 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Our upscale yet casual beachfront restaurant and grill features a Tulum style wood burning oven. Specializing in fine steaks, fresh seafood and hand crafted pizzas.

Beach Bar @ Fuego

  • 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Happy Hour 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Fire Pit 8:00 pm – 10:00pm Friday

Boli’s Bar-located just off the main lobby

Hours of Operation:

  • 11:00 am–midnight (Until the last guest leaves)

This cozy bar is designed to match the spirit of our amazing concierge, Boli. A classic spirits bar with hand pressed fresh juices, cucumber jalapeño and tamarind infused margarita with a spiced chili rim or classic margaritas on the rocks are specialties of the house. Fun diversions at Boli’s include pool tables, ping pong, televisions and a library.

 

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