The Premier Oceanfront Resort of Playa del Carmen

Nestled between dense Riviera Maya jungle and 800 feet of pristine Playa del Carmen beach, the newly transformed Mahekal Beach Resort brings the Playa del Carmen resort experience to an unprecedented new level.


Main Lobby

The newly reimagined resort retains its authentic concept, blending Mexican tradition with design-forward details. The resort’s recently rethought guestrooms and lobby highlight the makeover, while new pools, restaurants and bars create a welcoming paradise


Fire Place

Located in the heart of Playa del Carmen — rated the number one destination in Mexico by TripAdvisor — Mahekal Beach Resort provides an unforgettable Caribbean experience for every guest


Mahekal Beach Front

Inspired by “GypSet Style,” Mahekal’s interior design embodies the bohemian gypsy lifestyle with colorful Mexican accents – including standout Missoni-esque patterns in the resort’s eclectic lobby and fireplace seating area, along with bright orange ping pong tables and cobalt blue billiard tables in the main lobby bar and activity center.


Ocean Front King Bed
Upscale Rooms, Suites, and Palapa-Style Beach Houses, Steps From the Sand

Mahekal Beach Resort’s Playa del Carmen accommodations are newly refreshed and renewed, providing guests with a unique/span> and authentic resort experience. The resort’s palapa-style bungalows envelop guests in a carefree, bohemian atmosphere, complemented by mesmerizing ocean views, secluded garden and tropical foliage surroundings and upscale design details.


Ocean View Palapa Double

Each room type — Garden View, Ocean View, Treehouses, Penthouses, or Ocean Front and Beach Houses — features individual outdoor terraces and personal hammocks, with hand-laid stone pathways leading to each individual doorstep.


Ocean View Palapa Terrace

Ocean Front and Beach House accommodations are located directly on the beach — just 10 steps from the water — and some come equipped with personal plunge pools or moon showers. Top-floor hotel rooms in Playa del Carmen feature natural palapa ceilings, inspired by Mayan architecture.


Ocean Front King Bed

At Mahekal Beach Resort, guests enjoy an «unplugged»- style vacation experience: guestrooms do not come with TVs, but they do include state-of-the-art Wi-Fi access and a new service-focused telephone system directly connected to on-property services. Guest can select from a Half Board plan including breakfast and dinner, served daily with the flexibility to exchange dinner for lunch on a daily basis.

Mahekal Beach Front

Ocean Front Exterior

Garden View Palapa

Mahekal Beach House

Delectable Playa del Carmen Restaurants

Experience the wonder of fresh, authentic, and diverse cuisines at Mahekal Beach Resort, featuring some of the most incredible restaurants in Playa del Carmen. From delectable light bites and cocktails served poolside to a robust buffet featuring ropas tacos and fresh ceviches, Mahekal Resort’s Playa del Carmen restaurants and bars will take you on a cultural journey through intensely creative cuisine.

Fuego Restaurant

Beach View from Fuego

Las Olas Restaurant

Arts, Crafts, & Creativity

Unleash your kids’ creativity with on-site pottery painting. Head to the Artisan Palapa for ceramic and ornament painting where you can create your own keepsake to bring home.


Mayan painting

Mahekal Welcomes Vida Aquática Dive Center

With origins dating back to 1983, our dive center staff knows Playa del Carmen well, and take pride in the fact that Vida Aquática Dive Center instructors were the first to explore many of Playa del Carmen’s beautiful reefs. Our facilities are all in one place at Mahekal Beach Resort; offering the best diving in Playa del Carmen with a pool for confined water training, dive center for equipment rental and the beach and boats for dive trips.
With attentive, personalized service, we focus on safety and fun and while protecting the valuable reefs of the area. To learn more about the Dive Center or to plan your next trip, please visit our website.

Vida Aquatica

Mahekal Weddings
Making Dreams Reality

Playa del Carmen weddings don’t need to be stressful, at Mahekal Beach Resort our attentive staff will guide you through every step of the event planning process. Each member of our team offers unique expertise for planning weddings in Playa del Carmen and can help you to select the perfect local entertainment and decor. Whether you need to reserve a room block for your guests in our newly revitalized accommodations or are seeking to craft the perfect catering menu to celebrate, our team will take the lead in planning your ideal Playa del Carmen beach wedding.

Wedding Venues

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Calle 38, entre avenida 5A y Zone Federal Marítima
Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo 11109
US Reservations Only 1 (877) 235-4452
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