The Mahekal Beach Resort nestled between lush tropical gardens, a pristine white sand beach and the indescribable turquoise water of the Caribbean Sea
Mahekal Beach Resort
is a legendary resort destination, formerly Shangri-La Caribe, located on 800 feet of white sand beach in the heart of vibrant Playa del Carmen . Mahekal's beach village concept offers 121 thatched roof, palapa-style bungalows within steps of the famous 5th Avenue .
Our thousands of loyal repeat guests describe Mahekal Beach Resort as magical, memorable, and authentically Yucatecan . Our style is friendly and relaxed; an authentic Caribbean experience where you can rock gently in a hammock on your private terrace and enjoy what the critics repeatedly acclaim as the best beach in Playa .
The Resort has oversized rooms, all with ceiling fans and air conditioning, located in either individual bungalows or individual rooms in two-unit or three-unit casitas and brings to mind a quaint Mayan village .
In keeping with our style, our rooms do not offer televisions, radios or telephones and feature authentic, brightly colored, Mexican tile bathrooms, a private terrace with hammocks for siestas and star gazing, and locally crafted Mexican wood furniture in the outdoor seating area to enjoy our magical sanctuary .
Mahekal Beach Resort has two swimming pools, one with a heated Jacuzzi; two bars; a dive shop and water sports center; and two open air restaurants: La Loma and Aventura, which is ocean front and offers one of the best views of Playa del Carmen .
Resort room rates include breakfast and dinner, or lunch under a Modified American Plan (MAP); alcohol and some beverages are additional . Meals are served in our of our two thatched-roof restaurants: Aventura Restaurant and Bar or La Loma Restaurant . Aventura offers breakfast and lunch, while La Loma is open only for dinner .
A tasty daily buffet style breakfast is served, including assorted breads and Mexican pastries ('pan de dulce"), seasonal tropical fruits, fresh juices prepared daily (When was the last time you had freshly squeezed orange juice or papaya juice), natural and fruit yogurts, assorted cold cuts and cheeses, oatmeal, hash browns, cereals as well as Mexican egg specialties cooked to order . Coffee and tea are also available . Breakfast is served daily from 7:30 a . to 10:30 a .
For lunch, we offer our guests a delicious a la carte menu from light dishes to full Mexican and International entrees . Some of our guests' favorite dishes include grilled fish and seafood cocktails and ceviches, but popular salads, hamburgers and sandwiches are also included . Lunch is served daily from 12:30 p . to 3:30 p .
"La Loma" is a thatched roof restaurant surrounded by tropical gardens and fountains located by the Pueblito section . It offers extensive buffet style or four-course dinners . La Loma specializes in genuine Mexican and Yucatecan cuisine (A mouth-watering mixture of European and Mexican flavors), however delicious International dishes are also offered . Mexican and International theme nights with live music are organized several days a week . Dinner is served nightly from 7:00 p . to 9:30 p . REPEAT CLIENTS - Receive a personalized Mexican craft with their name on it .
HONEYMOONERS - Complimentary bottle of wine, a fruit basket and special dcor in their room upon arrival . .
- Pets accepted
- Swimming pool
- Business center
- Private dining for groups
- Meeting rooms
- Dry cleaning/laundry
- Interior Corridor
- Smoke Free
- On beach
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