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Treehouse Palapa
226 square feet
2 Double Beds 1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Room, Garden View
226 square feet
1 King Bed 2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Premium Penthouse King
Room with view
430 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Room, Ocean View (Palapa)
Room with view
226 square feet
1 King Bed 2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Premium Beach House (Palapa)
Room with view
523 square feet
1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Room, Ocean View
Room with view
226 square feet
1 King Bed 2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Mahekal Deal of the day
226 square feet
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Room, Garden View (Palapa)
226 square feet
1 King Bed 2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Treehouse
226 square feet
2 Double Beds 1 King Bed
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Premium Ocean Front
Room with view
322 square feet
1 King Bed 2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Upscale hotel on the beach, with 3 outdoor swimming pools

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

Location

Located in Gonzalo Guerrero, this beachfront hotel is in the city center and within a 5-minute walk of Mamitas Beach Club and Quinta Avenida. Mario Villanueva Stadium Madrid and Pier Navega are also within 15 minutes.

Hotel Features

Catch some rays at the beach or spend the day relaxing at Mahekal Beach Front Resort & Spa's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants.

Room Amenities

All rooms are individually decorated and offer room service and free bottled water. Ceiling fans, hair dryers, and laptop-compatible safes are among the other amenities that guests will find.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

  • Food and beverage restrictions apply
  • Yoga classes/lessons included
  • Pilates classes/lessons included
  • Buffet and à la carte dining
  • Additional gratuities accepted
  • Airport transfers not included
  • Room service not included
  • Gratuities not included

Hotel Amenities

Mahekal Beach Front Resort & Spa features 3 outdoor swimming pools and a 24-hour fitness center. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include 3 bars/lounges, a beach bar, and a swim-up bar. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This beach hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and gift shops/newsstands. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. A total renovation of this property was completed in December 2015.

Mahekal Beach Front Resort & Spa is a smoke-free property.

  • Beach bar
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Number of bars/lounges - 3
  • Full-service spa
  • Firepit
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Swim-up bar
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Free beach cabanas
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Meeting rooms
  • Year Built - 1982
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Coffee shop or café 1
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Smoke-free property
  • Proposal/romance packages available
  • Luggage storage
  • Hair salon
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 3
  • Concierge services
  • Street parking
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Laundry facilities
  • Beach towels
  • Total number of rooms - 195
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Number of buildings/towers - 33
  • Wedding services
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Fireplace in lobby

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Room Amenities

Mahekal Beach Front Resort & Spa offers 195 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. Each accommodation is individually decorated. Business-friendly amenities include desks, laptop-compatible safes, and phones. Bathrooms include showers. Additionally, rooms include ceiling fans and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Phone
  • Individually decorated
  • Free bottled water
  • Towels provided
  • Desk
  • Linens provided
  • Ceiling fan
  • Private bathroom
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Hair dryer
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Shower only

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:00 AM and 10:30 AM.

Cocina - This buffet restaurant specializes in Mexican cuisine. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Las Olas - This beachfront buffet restaurant specializes in Caribbean cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Fuego Restaurante y Bar - This beach fine-dining restaurant specializes in Caribbean cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Agave - Onsite sports bar. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Itzi Pool Bar - This brewpub is located by the pool. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a 24-hour fitness center.

Children under 17 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, fitness facility, or spa tub without adult supervision. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa tub.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Water skiing nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

The onsite spa has massage/treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages.

The spa is open daily.

  • Deep tissue massage
  • Massages on beach

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 4 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 25 per pet, per night

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds, rollaway/extra beds, and onsite parking. Parties and events are allowed on site. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.Safety features at this property include a smoke detector. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds, rollaway/extra beds, and onsite parking. Parties and events are allowed on site. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation.

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

Events/parties allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available

No elevators

24-hour check-in

Debit cards

Number of children who can stay free - 2

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per night
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 80.00
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 40.00 (from 5 to 12 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 80.00
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 40.00 (from 5 to 12 years old)
  • Resort fee: USD 25 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Beach towels
  • Fitness center access
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Bicycle storage
  • Internet access
  • In-room safe
  • In-room bottled water

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 20 for adults and USD 12 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 134 per person (roundtrip)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 134 (roundtrip), (from 5 to 12 years old)
  • Pet fee: USD 25 per pet, per night
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Up to 2 children 4 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Mahekal Beach Front Resort & Spa is listed in the 2016 Condé Nast Traveler Top 100 List.
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