Virgin Holidays View
If you love a smaller more personal resort with plenty of peace and quiet this is the place to go. Although resembling a small self-contained village, the unique Mahekal Beach Resort is just steps from the beach at Playa del Carmen and the lively restaurants and shops of 5th Avenue. Eco-friendly with an intimate atmosphere, it offers the perfect respite from the hustle and bustle of your surrounds – in fact, you’d never guess the world was so busy around you! This hideaway resort is made up of a thatched-roof cabanas nestled in lush tropical gardens. There is a serene atmosphere with rooms not having TVs or telephones, but each room does have a patio with hammocks, so you may enjoy the tranquillity and relaxation of this sanctuary.
Where is it?
Located on the beach in central Playa del Carmen, close to Pier Navega and within walking distance of 5th Avenue. Transfer time from Cancun airport: 50 min.
Eats and drinks
2 Restaurants: Aventura Restaurant (buffet breakfast and à la carte Mexican and International cuisine lunch) and La Loma Restaurant (Mexican, Yucatecan and International cuisine, open for buffet or 4-course dinner). 2 Bars: Casa Club Lounge bar and Aventura Bar.
Live music with dinner several days a week.
Fun and games
2 swimming pools. Games room located in Casa Club Lounge with pool table, table tennis, card games, free WiFi and TV area. Spa services and massages*.
Babysitting.* Gift shop. Dive shop. Internet in the lobby and Casa Club Lounge Bar*.
121 rooms in 2- and 3-storey thatched roof cabanas with no lifts. All with air-conditioning and ceiling fan, terrace or balcony, hammocks overlooking the gardens, safe and hairdryer. Iron and board available on request. Please note: All rooms do not have a TV or a telephone. Garden View Rooms have 1 king-size bed or 2 queen-size beds, sleeping maximum 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children using the existing bedding.
Garden View Caribe Rooms-as above but closer to the pool and beach, with 2 queen-size beds, sleeping maximum 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
Oceanview Rooms-located in either the Caribe or Aventura sections with 1 king-size or 2 queen-size beds, sleeping max 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
Penthouse-located on the 3rd storey and much more spacious, with private terrace and views of the Caribbean. Room has 1 king-size bed, sleeping max 2 adults.
Oceanview Rooms-located in either the Caribe or Aventura sections with 1 king-size or 2 queen-size beds, sleeping max 4 adults or 2 adults and 3 children.
Oceanfront Room-located directly on the beach with 1 king-size or 2 queen-size beds, sleeping max 4 adults or 2 adults and 3 children.
2 nights excect 02 Feb '12-14 Apr '12 when it is 4; 01 Jan '12-01 Feb '12 and 21 Dec '12-03 Jan '13 when it is 7.
*Denotes local charge.
Please note: This property is not recommended for those with mobility difficulties due to the number of steps across the resort.
Child ages at this property are up to and including 12 years.
Virgin Holidays guests will be allocated ground floor rooms only.