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Get an overview of this hotelUpscale hotel on the beach, with 4 outdoor swimming pools

Popular property highlights

Pets allowed
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Swimming pools
Business center

Location

Located in Downtown, 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 Quinta Alegría Shopping Mall 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. Other amenities available to guests include ceiling fans, hair dryers, and laptop-compatible safes.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Mahekal Beach Front Resort & Spa

Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

Hotel Amenities

Lie back and work on your tan with relaxing beach amenities like complimentary cabanas and umbrellas. At Mahekal Beach Front Resort & Spa you can cool off in one of the 4 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa.

Guests can enjoy a complimentary manager's reception on select days. 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 beach bars, 3 poolside bars, and 3 bars/lounges. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. This beach hotel also offers a 24-hour fitness center, a spa tub, and a garden. A total renovation of this property was completed in December 2015.

Mahekal Beach Front Resort & Spa has designated areas for smoking.

  • Library 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 4 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Swimming pool 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Free reception 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Hair salon 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference center 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Total number of rooms - 195 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 33 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Couples/private dining 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 3 
  • Number of poolside bars - 3 
  • Number of beach bars - 3 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Firepit 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Free beach cabanas 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Year Built - 1982 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Coffee shop or café 1 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Proposal/romance packages available 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Street parking 
  • Ballroom 
  • Banquet hall 
  • Reception hall 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Beach towels 
  • Spa tub 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Room Amenities

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

Where to Eat

A complimentary manager's reception is offered on select days.

Cocina - Overlooking the garden, this diner 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 order drinks at the bar and 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 order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Agave - This sports bar overlooks the garden. 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

4 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a spa tub. Other recreational amenities include 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.

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

Spa Services

Revive Spa at Mahekal has 4 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include deep-tissue massages, sports massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a spa tub.

The spa is open daily. Children under 17 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 13 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Number of treatment rooms 4 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Massages on beach 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 13 
  • Sports massage 
  • Massages 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.
This property is located near several bars and nightclubs, which may be disturbing to the peace and quiet of the resort. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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.
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
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 40 (from 5 to 12 years old)
  • Resort fee: USD 35 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Beach towels
  • Fitness center access
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Bicycle storage
  • Internet access
  • In-room safe
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)
  • Nearby parking fee: USD 7 per day
  • 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.

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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. Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. 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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