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Barcelo Karmina Palace Deluxe

Mexico - Manzanillo

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4 Nights with Air from $1,199 All-Inclusive
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Inspired by Mayan temples, Barcelo Karmina Palace Deluxe, an all inclusive resort on Mexico's western coast welcomes gue ... More

Customer Rating 4 Reviews
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3.8
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4.2
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3.8
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4.2
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4.0
4 out of 5
"That has to be one of the nicest resort I have stayed in. People very friendly and helpful. Cleanest rooms and spotless grounds, with excellent service." – Prunella
3 out of 4 (75%) customers would recommend this product to a friend. Read All Reviews
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Value
 
3.8
Service
 
4.2
Beaches & Pools
 
3.8
Dining Options
 
4.2
Room Comfort
 
4.0
4 out of 5
"That has to be one of the nicest resort I have stayed in. People very friendly and helpful. Cleanest rooms and spotless grounds, with excellent service." – Prunella
3 out of 4 (75%) customers would recommend this product to a friend.
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June 20, 2016
Barcelo Karmina Palace Deluxe

Had a very nice week at this all inclusive vacation resort. The buffet had many choices for anyone to eat three times a day. There are three specialty restaurants and they are worth getting a reservation for. The pool boys were great and a minimum tip first thing in the day kept them coming all day long with great service. The room was very spacious and comfortable. Very impressive. I give this resort a thumbs up and would suggest it for anyone going to Manzanillo.


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From: Corona, California
Age: Over 65
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

February 25, 2016
Best

That has to be one of the nicest resort I have stayed in. People very friendly and helpful. Cleanest rooms and spotless grounds, with excellent service.


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From: Port Charlotte, FLorida
Age: 55-64
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

March 9, 2014
Definitely Exceeds Expectations

So, it was a semi-last minute booking, and the price was right...and my girlfriend and I were pleasantly surprised. The grounds are beautiful, the pool is beautiful, the beach is nice/acceptable (it's in a cove, so it's not quite open beach, but it works), the service was excellent on all fronts, and the room was more than sufficient as a place to lay your head (We're not big room dwellers. Nice shower, decently comfortable bed, plenty of room, all that one could need...). The bartenders were very friendly and accommodating (bring your own large cup to cut down on trips to the bar), as were all the wait staff in all the resturaunts. The Italian a la carte was slightly off the mark, but the food was still acceptable, even excellent by all-inclusive standards, with only one mix-up which could easily be attributed to an easy miscommunication. The Mexican a la carte was WELL worth it (we actually went there twice), with absolutely gorgeous views, on point food and very attentive and friendly staff. My only issue with the a la carte is the limit on visits during your stay and the seemingly strict reservation policy. I must also note that the buffet and breakfast/lunch food was, by all-inclusive standards, excellent. There are clearly no complaints at all in that regard...in any regard, actually. For a couple, I'd definitely give this a recommend. (And I'd also HIGHLY recommend checking out Playa Miramar to get away from the resort. Beautiful beach and interesting food/people/sights.)


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From: Jersey Shore, NJ
Age: 35-44
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

August 8, 2010

The facility was not even ready to be open, half of the pools and the volleyball beach court were in repair, the people who entertain did not know how to do it the schedules were posted with some activities and at the last minute were changed. Bad vacation for our family


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From: GEORGIA
Age: 35-44
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

Room Information

Barcelo Karmina Palace Deluxe features 324 suites, each with a large balcony or patio offering garden or oceanviews. Each suite is equipped with air-conditioning, ceiling fan, mini fridge, pull out sofa, 2 satellite TV's, radio alarm clock, hair dryer, in-room safe and direct dial telephone.

Room Details

Junior Suite Deluxe
Hotel/Studio Unit Details

What's to Love

Children's activities, a calm beach, perfect snorkeling water and pools with waterfalls and a slide make Barcelo Karmina Palace Deluxe an ideal getaway choice for families.

 

What We'd Change

Getting a direct flight into Manzanillo is difficult and sometimes expensive. But Barcelo Karmina Palace Deluxe is an all inclusive resort that's worth the effort.

 

Why You Should Go

Entertainment at the hotel is top notch; the Mayan Theater offers live performances every night, some restaurants have live music and rhythm-loving couples can get their groove on at Disco.

Available Amenities

  • Tour Assistance
  • Volleyball
  • Business Center ($)
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Babysitting/Child Care ($)
  • Concierge Services
  • Cribs Available on Request
  • Currency Exchange
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Fitness/Exercise Room
  • Kayaks
  • Kids Club
  • Laundry Services ($)
  • Lounge Chairs/Umbrellas
  • Nightly Entertainment
  • Scuba Certification ($)
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming Pool(s)
  • Tennis Court(s)
  • Scuba Diving ($)
  • Windsurfing
  • Sailing
  • Aerobics
  • 24 Hour All-Inclusive
  • Sauna
  • Steam Room
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Dance Classes
  • Water Polo
  • Ping Pong
  • Nightclub/Disco
  • Game Room
  • Non-Smoking Rooms (on request)
  • 5 Restaurants
  • 6 Bars/Lounges
  • Darts
  • Porter/Bellhop
  • Shopping
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Snack Bar
  • Theater
  • Elevators
  • Audio-Visual Equipment ($)
  • Fax Machine ($)
  • Photocopy Machine ($)
  • Spa ($)
  • Conference Facilities ($)
  • Massage/Spa Treatments ($)
  • Handicap Room Available
  • Wedding Services ($)
  • Dry Cleaning Services ($)
  • 24 Hour Room Service ($)
  • Bell Staff Service
  • Business Services ($)
  • Honeymoon Packages ($)
  • Aqua Aerobics
  • Wireless Internet Access ($)
  • Travel Agency
  • Breakfast Included
  • Beach Towels
  • Pool Towels (complimentary)
  • Loungers at Beach and Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Tour and Island Information
  • Evening Entertainment
  • Car Rental Available ($)
  • ATM/Banking ($)
  • Doctor on call 24 hours
  • Babysitting Services ($)
  • Banquet Facilities ($)


Nearby Excursions & Attractions

  • Bars and Nightlife
  • Beauty Salon
  • Dining
  • Dive Shop(s)
  • Eco-Adventure Tour(s)
  • Fitness Center
  • Historical Site(s)
  • Horseback Riding
  • Jet Ski Rentals
  • Kayaking
  • Marina
  • Medical Facilities
  • Motor Boat Rentals
  • Museum(s)
  • Nightlife
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scooter/Moped Rental
  • Scuba Diving
  • Shopping
  • Snorkeling
  • Spa(s)/ Wellness Center(s)
  • Tennis Courts
  • Volleyball Court(s)
  • Water-Skiing
  • Watersports Rentals
  • Windsurfing

Map of Local Area

A beautiful destination with gorgeous beaches, amazing resorts, abundant outdoor activities all in a tranquil, laid back setting.

Barcelo Karmina Palace Deluxe

Av Vista Hermosa Lote 13, Fracc

+52 314 331 1300

Hotel Description

Barcelo Karmina Palace Deluxe: All Inclusive, Family-Friendly on Mexico's West Coast

Inspired by Mayan temples, Barcelo Karmina Palace Deluxe, an all inclusive resort on Mexico's western coast welcomes guests with unique architecture and service fit for royalty. Golden-vaulted ceilings in the lobby and flower-filled gardens enhance the feeling that you're in for a treat from the moment you step out of the taxi. With eight cascading pools, Barcy Club for kids and the Mayan Theater for nightly entertainment, guests keep that feeling throughout their stay.

Start the day with a romantic stroll on Karmina Beach, where cream-colored sands are speckled with silver grains courtesy of this volcanic region's high mineral content. Traveling with the kids? The beach's gentle waves are perfect for even the littlest swimmers. For incredible water-time variety, the resort also features eight interconnected swimming pools with waterfalls and a slide, perfect for entertaining both young and old.

Lunch and dinner are a breeze when you enjoy the extensive buffet dining and a la carte fare at the hotel's popular Japanese and Mexican restaurants. We love Kyoto, both for the sushi and the service, but Restaurant Agave really shouldn't be missed. Traditional Mexican specialties are accompanied by stunning beach views we never get tired of seeing. Snack and drink service keep even the hungriest guests going throughout the day with five bars that serve frosty concoctions and cold cervezas. After dinner, kick back with live music every night in the lobby bar, or head to the Mayan Theater for nightly entertainment that's a favorite with return guests.

Ready for more than snoozing? Work out your muscles with a steam-room session or your favorite gym routine. Hit the water for a bit of windsurfing, snorkeling or kayaking. And then visit the resort's spa to enjoy a session of bliss with a massage.

Ready to wind down? Barcelo Karmina Palace Deluxe is known for its attention to detail and immaculate rooms. For families, the Jr. Suite is just about perfect with its spacious layout, two TVs, fully stocked mini bar and either a balcony or a patio. It's a bit of heaven!

This hotel is All-Inclusive
Features include:

  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks
  • Domestic and imported beverages (soft drinks, beer, house wine, liquors, cocktails, coffee and tea)
  • Mini bar in each room
  • Safe deposit box in-room


DINING

This hotel includes unlimited food and drinks, but some dining restrictions may apply. Please check with the front desk for more details.

Bugambilias Restaurant
Type:
International
Hours: Breakfast - daily, 7am-noon; Lunch - daily, 1pm-5pm; Dinner - daily, 6:30pm-10:30pm
Description: Full international buffets for breakfast and lunch; themed-buffet dinners.

Capri
Type:
Italian
Hours: Daily, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Description: A la carte restaurant featuring Italian cuisine. Reservations are required.
Dress code: Elegant casual. Gentlemen are requested to wear dress pants and a collared shirt.

Agave
Type: Mexican
Hours: Daily, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Description: A la carte, fine dining restaurant featuring Mexican specialties. Reservations are required.
Dress code: Elegant casual. Gentlemen are requested to wear dress pants and a collared shirt.

Kyoto
Type:
Japanese
Hours: Daily, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Description: A la carte restaurant serving Japanese specialties and includes a sushi bar. Reservations are required.
Dress code: Elegant casual. Gentlemen are requested to wear dress pants and a collared shirt.

Grill Restaurant
Type:
Buffet
Hours: Breakfast - daily, 7am-noon; Lunch - daily, 1pm-5pm
Description: Offering buffet breakfast and lunch by the pool.

Hours are subject to change.

BARS/NIGHTLIFE

Lobby Bar
Daily, 11am-midnight.

Beach Bar
Daily, 11am-10pm.

Grill Bar
Daily, 7:30am-10:30pm.

Carioca Bar
Disco bar. Daily, 11pm-2am.

Bugambilias Bar
Daily, 7:30am-10:30pm.

Kyoto Bar
Daily, 6:30pm-9:30pm.

Night Life
The resort's Mayan Theater offers nightly performances. Guests also enjoy complimentary entrance to the adult-only Discotheque.



BEACH

Barcelo Karmina Palace Deluxe is a tropical beachfront paradise located on a small private beach with creamy sands, situated in a protected cove. Complimentary loungers and towels are available at the beach.

POOLS

Barcelo Karmina Palace Deluxe features eight interconnecting pools with waterfalls and separate children's areas. Complimentary loungers and towels are available at the pools.

SPORTS/ACTIVITIES

Water

  • Snorkeling
  • Kayaking
  • Windsurfing gear
  • Sailing
  • Water aerobics
  • Water polo

Land

  • Fitness center
  • Volleyball
  • Table tennis
  • Darts
  • Aerobics


INTERNET

High-speed Wi-Fi access is available in salons, the lobby and in most suites for an additional charge.

SPA SERVICES

Barcelo Karmina Palace Deluxe features a full-service spa and beauty salon for an additional charge. Daily, 9am-7pm.

CHILD CARE

Barcy Club is the resort's kids' club, offering supervised activities for children ages 4-12. Daily 9am-5pm. Hours subject to change.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Location
Barcelo Karmina Palace Deluxe is located 30 minutes from Playa de Oro International Airport (ZLO) and 15 minutes from downtown Manzanillo.

Check In/Check Out
Check-in: 3pm. Check-out: noon.
A valid credit card may be required upon check-in for possible incidentals not included in your hotel reservation.

Minimum Stay
A 4-night minimum stay is required for travel Dec 24-Dec 31, 2016 and Apr 13-15, 2017.

Spring Break Policy

Holy Week
In observance of Holy Week, some resorts in the Dominican Republic, Mexico and Costa Rica may put limits on the use of motorized water sports and loud music.



All hours, fees, amenities, information and services are subject to change without notice.
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