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Sandos Playacar Beach Resort

Mexico - Riviera Maya

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4 Nights with Air from $519 All-Inclusive
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Free yourself from the stress of work and take a beach break! Escape to Sandos Playacar, where all you have to worry abo ... More

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"We had the best time staying at sandos playacar resort and spa and we were so pleased with everything that had made our trip so wonderfull. beaches well very nice and nice weather all around our stay. ..." – skhan1961
238 out of 289 (82%) customers would recommend this product to a friend. Read All Reviews
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"We had the best time staying at sandos playacar resort and spa and we were so pleased with everything that had made our trip so wonderfull. beaches well very nice and nice weather all around our stay. ..." – skhan1961
238 out of 289 (82%) customers would recommend this product to a friend.
Gorgeous beach! Adult pool Adult room Beach Cheers from Sandos Playacar Beautiful Cozumel one day a the beach, had a malibu beach theme Beautiful beach Taco truck Broken patio door lock Beautiful beach! Rib eye at the Steakhouse This is my mom Granny Cat and she is 85 years old she had a blast didn’t want come home The swans they surprised us with! beautiful views Beautiful beach! Broken patio door lock Adult only pool We’re riding the Falmingo in the adult pool Room in Adult only area Seafood paella which was a bit watery The last morning we were there Spa areas our room Lookiing into the resort from the beach Lobby
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December 11, 2018
STAY AWAY

Beach poorly cleaned, roots and seeds sticking in feet, family section with kids and no lifeguard post. Path to the new beach is not finished, no shower or place to wash feet. New pool is too small and families with kids have to share it with drinking people in swim up bar. Paid for room with king size bed, got room with two queen size beds. Food every day the same little/no variety. Management doesn't care, was asked for feedback only right after checkout, they were more interested in selling you timeshare, rather than asking how you doing during your stay.


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

December 8, 2018
Great Trip

The setting and food were great. The restaurants were included in all inclusive. We weren't so happy with the Italian and GorMex but the Steakhouse was excellent. The room and service were excellent. We go to Mexico every year and this was our favorite place.We'll be back!


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Overall Rating: 5
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From: Dallas
Age: Over 65
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

December 2, 2018
Good budget hotel

Sandos Playacar was a good hotel for the price. If your stuck on luxury then this isn’t the place for you. My boyfriend and I stayed in the adults only section with a jacuzzi tub and pool view. The overall look of the hotel is nice and the hospitality was great! The bedroom- the mattress wasn’t very soft, could benefit with adding a mattress topper. No dresser/drawers. Our room had a random bunk bed in it because they are changing the rooms around. The bathroom was impersonal. The bathroom door is frosted and doesn’t go up to the ceiling; so you can see and hear everything lol. The food- room service didn’t have many options and the restaurants were so-so. The buffet is probably the best pick because it has a lot of options. The pool area and beach were nice. I only utilized the adults only pool and they had a poolside lunch daily and swim up bar. Also the spa has a great relaxing hydro massage pool. The beach was a nice walk from where we were located, sometimes we would get lucky and catch one of the transport golf carts. The beach was cleared for the most part with little seagrassum floating in water. The golf carts only carry about 7 people so it’s not always easy to get one. Adults only gave us access to the premium club bars (gold wristband)which poured the real drinks. The drinks by the beach and pool are watered down. Overall we enjoyed the stay, a good budget hotel.


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Overall Rating: 3
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From: Philadelphia, PA
Age: 25-34
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

November 21, 2018
Best Vacation Ever

I just want to start out with the fact that we are already planning to book this vacation again for next year. We want to try to make it an annual trip because of how phenomenal it was. From the start, CheapCaribbean was amazing by helping me book this entire trip. I planned it to surprise my boyfriend for our anniversary and his birthday. The people who helped me plan it were positive and encouraging about setting up this surprise. When we got to the hotel, they set up some fun things in our room for the special event and went above and beyond with a nice bottle of tequila, some fruits, and a towels arranged like swans with rose petals all over it on the bed. It was such a cute and surprising thing to see when we walked into the room. The food was AMAZING. Everything we ate was delicious, the service was grand. We became acquaintances with one of the servers who made sure we were taken care of every single time we ate where he was working. Our room was very clean and was kept clean each day. The beach was beautiful, they had so many activities every single day for all ages. They had a variety of foods as well through the whole resort. I have no complaints about the quality of the resort at all, it was phenomenal. The key cards for your room are on your wristband, so you never lose them, it’s such a smart idea. All in all, best vacation I’ve ever been on and we are DEFINITELY coming back!

The last morning we were there The swans they surprised us with!
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From: Chicago, IL
Age: 19-24
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

Room Information

A stay by the beach, family rooms, 16-room villas with private pools, an adults only getaway... what are you in the mood for? Sandos Playacar Beach Resort features 819 spacious guestrooms with different sections to choose from, each with air conditioning, satellite TV, minibar, ceiling fans, large bathrooms and a balcony or terrace.

Room Details

Riviera Family King Junior Suite
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Riviera Family Queen Junior Suite
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Select Superior - Select Club Adults Only Section
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Hacienda Junior Suite - Hacienda Family Section
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Select Club Ocean Front - Select Club Adults Only Section
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What's to Love

The All Playa Experience has themed beach parties every day of the week, with music, food and games that get downright competitive! Oh, and the beach is to die for.

Their brand new infinity pool and five-slide water park for endless family fun!

 

What We'd Change

I found in order for me to get my favorite beach chair every day, I had to go to the beach at 6:30 to get the best seats (as I love lounging on the beach!)

 

Why You Should Go

Sandos Playacar Beach Resort is all about a fun social vibe. Beach parties, Kids Club, Teen Club, night shows and access to exclusive, adults-only areas--it's time to play.

Available Amenities

  • Car Rental Available
  • Beach
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Babysitting/Child Care ($)
  • Concierge Services
  • Cribs Available on Request
  • Currency Exchange
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Dive Shop
  • Fitness/Exercise Room
  • Gift Shop
  • Kayaks
  • Kids Club
  • Laundry Services ($)
  • Lounge Chairs/Umbrellas
  • Nightly Entertainment
  • Playground
  • Roll-Away Bed (on request)
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming Pool(s)
  • Tennis Court(s)
  • Sailing
  • Aerobics
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • 24 Hour All-Inclusive
  • Sauna
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Medical Services ($)
  • Nightclub/Disco
  • Bicycle Rental
  • 5 Bars/Lounges
  • Porter/Bellhop
  • 10 Restaurants
  • Elevators
  • Beach Towels
  • Spa Services ($)
  • Handicap Room Available
  • Wedding Services ($)
  • 24 Hour Room Service
  • Watersports Center
  • Wireless Internet
  • Swim-Up Bar


Nearby Excursions & Attractions

  • Beach
  • Deep-Sea Fishing
  • Dining
  • Dive Shop(s)
  • Golf Course(s)
  • Helicopter/Airplane Rides
  • Jet Ski Rentals
  • Marina
  • Mayan Ruins
  • Medical Facilities
  • Motor Boat Rentals
  • Parasailing
  • Scooter/Moped Rental
  • Scuba Diving
  • Shopping
  • Snorkeling
  • Water-Skiing

Map of Local Area

Here you will find an abundance of possibilities, something for every person of any age, for every type of vacation, for every budget and every activity.

Sandos Playacar Beach Resort

Paseo Xaman-Ha Manzana 1, Lote 1, Fracc. Playacar, Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, 77710 Mexico

011-52-984-877-40-40

Hotel Description

Sandos Playacar Beach Resort: The All-Inclusive Beach Life

Free yourself from the stress of work and take a beach break! Escape to Sandos Playacar, where all you have to worry about is digging your toes into a glorious patch of white sand bathed by the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea. Sound good? Then start melting your troubles away with the all inclusive perks housed in this fun-loving Riviera Maya resort.

Take the fiesta to the Caribbean Sea with the All Playa Experience, featuring a themed beach party every day of the week honoring the world's top beaches. If you've been looking for a way to make a splash, plunge into one of the resort's swimming pools before diving into a variety of exciting activities for adventurists of all ages. The Kids Club has supervised games and crafts, while big kids will love the arcade and video games at the Lite Teen Club.

For a fun-filled grownup getaway, book your stay in the Select Club Adults Only section (ages 18+) for access to exclusive and upgraded amenities such as a gourmet breakfast buffet and a Select Club exclusive pool just a few steps from the beach with waiter service!

When you feel hunger pangs, you can chow down with the wide variety of restaurants like the Cupcake Cafe, Chayita Mexican restaurant with made-to-order tacos and burritos, impressive buffets, Mexican cuisine at Gourmex, and so much more. In the evenings, head to the Gran Plaza for cocktails and a show under the stars.

If you indulged a little too much, you have all inclusive access to the resort's hydrotherapy area and fitness center to help you stay trim and toned for the beaches. Need to melt your tension away? Indulge in a massage or a full range of beauty treatments that will leave you relaxed and recharged.

This hotel is All-Inclusive.
Features include:

  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks, including 24-hour room services
  • Unlimited domestic alcoholic beverages and soft drinks
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Kid's club and Teen's club
  • Taxes and service charges

Sandos Playacar also offers fantastic exchange privileges with Sandos Caracol Eco Resort, subject to availability. Guests should book their day passes (available for use from 11am-11pm) at the front desk of Sandos Playacar. Privileges include access to Sandos Caracol's buffet restaurants and several other facilities and amenities!



DINING

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

Festival Grand Buffet
Type: Buffet
Hours: Breakfast - daily, 7am-11am; Lunch - daily, 12:30pm-4pm; Dinner - daily, 6:30pm-11pm
Description: Contemporary buffet featuring a variety of contemporary and international fare.
Dress code: Casual. Shoes/sandals and shirt required. Do not enter wet or wearing only a swimsuit.

Iztapalapa
Type: Buffet (Select Club Adults-only section)
Hours: Breakfast - daily, 7am-11am
Description: Breakfast and lunch buffets.
Dress code: Casual. Shoes/sandals and shirt required. Do not enter wet or wearing only a swimsuit.

Asiana
Type: Asian
Hours: Daily, 6pm-11pm
Description: Asian favorites. Reservations required.
Dress code: Casual. Shoes/sandals and shirt required. Do not enter wet or wearing only a swimsuit.

Fogo de Janeiro
Type: Brazilian
Hours: Daily, 6pm-11pm
Description: A la carte Brazilian specialties. Reservations are required.
Dress code: Casual. Shoes/sandals and shirt required. Do not enter wet or wearing only a swimsuit.

Le Gourmet
Type: French
Hours: Daily, 6pm-11pm
Description: Elegant a la carte French experience. Adult-only. Reservations are required.
Dress code: Elegant casual. Gentlemen are requested to wear long pants and a collared shirt.

El Gaucho Steakhouse
Type:
Grill
Hours: Daily, 6pm-11pm
Description: Steakhouse and grill. Reservations are required.
Dress code: Casual. Shoes/sandals and shirt required. Do not enter wet or wearing only a swimsuit.

Chayita
Type:
Mexican
Hours: Daily, 11am to midnight
Description: Made-to-order burritos, tacos and salads. Located in the new outdoor Plaza.
Dress code: Casual. Shoes/sandals and shirt required. Do not enter wet or wearing only a swimsuit.

II Piemonte
Type:
Italian
Hours: Daily, 6pm-11pm
Description: Dine on delicious a la carte Italian cuisine.

Gourmex Mexican Cuisine
Type:
Mexican
Hours: Daily, 6pm-11pm
Description: Dine on delicious a la carte Mexican cuisine.

Cupcake Cafe
Type:
Dessert
Hours: Daily, 8am-midnight
Description: Snack on delicious dessert favorites.

All hours are subject to change.



BARS/NIGHTLIFE

Blue Moon Snack Bar
Beachside snack bar, located in the Select Club adults-only section. Daily, 9am-6pm.

Bagelbar
Beachside bagel bar. Daily, 6pm-11pm.

Bar La Plaza
Daily, 9am-midnight.

Lobby Bar Riviera
Lobby bar. Daily, 8am-midnight.

Swim-up Bar
Pool side bar in the Family section. Daily, 9am-6pm.

La Mision
Nightclub for ages 18 and up. Daily, 11pm-2am.

Avenue Sports Bar
Teens club. Daily, 10pm-close.



BEACH

The complex is ideally located on a magnificent white sandy beach, within a short distance from the town of Playa del Carmen and the famous 5th Avenue.

POOLS

Sandos Playacar Beach Resort features 6 pools scattered throughout the complex including 1 exclusively for Select Club Adult-Only guests, a brand new infinity pool and 2 for children. Families also get to enjoy the fun, onsite, five-slide waterpark!

SPORTS/ACTIVITIES

Water

  • Kayaks
  • Boogie boards
  • Snorkeling gear
  • Hobie catamaran
  • Scuba demo
  • Fishing
  • Jet skis
  • Parasailing

Land

  • Tennis court
  • Bicycles

Golf
Guests can tee-off at the 18-hole Grand Coral Golf Club designed by Nick Price. The club offers a club house and exclusive beach club.



INTERNET

Sandos Playacar Beach Resort offers Internet access for an additional charge.

SPA SERVICES

Sandos Playacar Beach Resort includes luxury treatment rooms with indulgent facial & body technology equipment that are sure to leave you feeling relaxed and recharged for an additional charge. Daily, 8am-8pm. Services include:

  • Hydrotherapy
  • Massages
  • Facials


WEDDING SERVICES

Sandos Playacar has personalized attention to make memorable your event, meeting, wedding or conference. Please contact the resort directly for more information.

CHILD CARE

Kid's club (4-12 years old) and Teen's club (13-17 years old) available with a daily activities program. Daily, 10am-10pm. Activities include:
  • Games
  • Children's pool
  • Theater
  • Video games
  • Playground

Babysitting is also available for an additional charge.



ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Location
Sandos Playacar Beach Resort is located in the exclusive development of Playacar, in front of an ample white sand beach bathed by turquoise waters of the Caribbean.

Check In/Check Out
Check-in: 3:00 pm. Check-out: 12:00 pm
A valid credit card may be required upon check-in for possible incidentals not included in your hotel reservation. Must be 18 or older to check in.

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.

Spring Break
No student groups under 21 or "Spring Breakers" accepted at this resort year round.

Environmental Levy Fee
The Municipalidad of Solidaridad in the Rivera Maya is one of the most beautiful places in the Mexican Caribbean. Tourism has been instrumental in driving the economic and social development of the region. In an effort to continue to preserve, conserve and beautify the destination, the Municipality of Solidaridad has implemented a small environmental levy on visitors effective September 1, 2017. Hotels will collect 20 Mexican pesos per room per day on check out; the proceeds will be deposited in an environmental trust to fund local projects. The Municipalidad of Solidaridad thanks you for your understanding and support of this worthwhile endeavor. Thank you and enjoy your visit.



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