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Overview of Sandos Caracol Eco Resort - All Inclusive

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On the beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
On the beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
On the beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
3 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, sun loungers

Sandos Caracol Eco Resort - All Inclusive

4 out of 5

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • All inclusive
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationGrand Coral Golf Riviera Maya10 min drive
    Popular LocationGuadalupe Church13 min drive
    Popular LocationPunta Esmeralda Beach13 min drive
    AirportCancun, Quintana Roo (CUN-Cancun Intl.)53 min drive

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About this area

Playa del Carmen

Located in Playa del Carmen, Sandos Caracol Eco Resort - All Inclusive is next to a golf course and on the beach. Central Square and Puerto Morelos Town Square are notable landmarks, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Quinta Avenida and Quinta Alegría Shopping Mall. Traveling with kids? Don't miss 3D Museum of Wonders. Break out the clubs and hit the links with a golf course nearby, or seek out an adventure with skydiving.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Grand Coral Golf Riviera Maya - 10 min drive
  • El Camaleon Mayakoba Golf Course - 12 min drive
  • Guadalupe Church - 13 min drive
  • Punta Esmeralda Beach - 13 min drive
  • Quinta Avenida - 14 min drive

Getting around

  • Cancun Intl. Airport (CUN) - 53 min drive

Restaurants

  • Los Murales — 4 min drive
  • Coco's Cabanas — 9 min drive
  • Fonda Argentina — 11 min drive
  • El Puerto — 14 min drive
  • La Pirata — 14 min drive

About this property

Sandos Caracol Eco Resort - All Inclusive

Upscale property on the beach, with 3 outdoor swimming pools
Catch some rays at the beach or spend the day relaxing at Sandos Caracol Eco Resort - All Inclusive's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the property's 9 restaurants. All 956 rooms offer free WiFi, free minibar items, and plasma TVs with satellite channels. Balconies, coffee makers, and ceiling fans are among the other amenities available to guests.
Sandos Caracol Eco Resort - All Inclusive offers 956 air-conditioned accommodations with free minibar items and laptop-compatible safes. Rooms open to balconies. 42-inch plasma televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

2 outdoor tennis courts and a complimentary water park with waterslides are featured at the property. 3 outdoor swimming pools and 5 spa tubs are on site. In addition to a children's pool, other recreational amenities include a health club, a sauna, and complimentary bicycles.

Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the health club, fitness facility, or spa tub.

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

SPA SANDOS has 16 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, hot stone massages, and sports massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, a steam room, and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

All inclusive details

This property is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes

Gratuities and taxes are included.

Food and beverages

All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
In-room minibar (all beverages included)

Water activities

Kayaking
Sailing
Scuba-diving lessons
Snorkeling
Surfing/boogie boarding

Land activities

Bicycling
Fitness facilities
Tennis
Volleyball

Lessons/classes/games

Aerobics
Cooking
Dancing
Language
Yoga

Kids' club

Supervised activities for children between 2 and 12 years old

Entertainment

Onsite entertainment and activities
Access to onsite clubs
Onsite live performances
Theme parties

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Rainforest Alliance Sustainable Tourism Certification, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Awards and affiliations

This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQ) guests.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Free valet parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • 9 restaurants
  • 2 poolside bars, 10 bars/lounges and 1 swim-up bar
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • 18 holes of golf
  • 3 outdoor pools
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts
  • 5 spa tubs
  • Aerobics classes
  • Basketball
  • Beach volleyball
  • Beach yoga
  • Billiards/pool table
  • Children's pool
  • Ecotours
  • Fitness center
  • Free bicycle rentals
  • Free water park access
  • Full-service spa
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Kayaking
  • Motorized watercraft
  • Nightclub
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Sauna
  • Scooter/moped rentals
  • Scuba diving
  • Shopping
  • Snorkeling
  • Steam room
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Children's pool
  • Free water park access
  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Waterslide

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Dutch
  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Beach loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 16 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - on the beach
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Thai
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Reflexology
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Turkish bath/hammam

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

  • Beach towels
  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper

Entertainment

  • 42-inch plasma TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free minibar

Outdoor space

  • Balcony

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property offers onsite health screenings (PCR screenings for COVID-19) at no charge for bookings of 7 nights or more. Health screenings (rapid antigen screenings for COVID-19) are available at no charge for US citizens.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

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

  • A tax is imposed by the city: MXN 27 per accommodation, per stay

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

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

  • 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.

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 may be 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
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a smoke detector, and window guards
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

A fee for a mandatory New Year's Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 31 December
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the health club, fitness facility, or spa tub
Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Caracol Eco
Caracol Sandos
Caracol Sandos Eco Resort
Eco Caracol Sandos
Eco Sandos Resort
Sandos Caracol Eco
Sandos Caracol Eco Playa del Carmen
Sandos Caracol Eco All Inclusive Playa del Carmen
Sandos Caracol Eco Resort All Inclusive Playa del Carmen
Sandos Eco Resort
Caracol Beach
Caracol Village Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Hotel Sandos Caracol Eco
Sandos Caracol Beach Resort Spa
Sandos Caracol Eco Hotel
Sandos Caracol Mexico
Sandos Caracol Riviera Maya
Sandos Caracol Eco Resort - All Inclusive Playa del Carmen
Sandos Caracol Eco Resort - All Inclusive All-inclusive property

Frequently asked questions

3.9
Good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 410 out of 1050 reviews
5 - Excellent 39%
Rating 4 - Good. 324 out of 1050 reviews
4 - Good 31%
Rating 3 - Okay. 167 out of 1050 reviews
3 - Okay 16%
Rating 2 - Poor. 86 out of 1050 reviews
2 - Poor 8%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 63 out of 1050 reviews
1 - Terrible 6%

4.1/5

Cleanliness

4.1/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The food quality was terrible and there was not enough variety of food
Stayed 7 nights in May 2021

2/5 Poor

Traveled with family and small children, Traveled with group, Traveled with family
Liked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service
I was disappointed with this hotel you would think because it’s an eco resort full of wild life you would experience something amazing . Most of the staff I spoke to is very rude especially reception and a lot of the bartenders. There were a few staff members that were exceptional like Alvaro the boat guy, the bartenders in the sports bar were all great and my bff said Diana and Edith were amazing for her wedding. The sheets felt like there was glass on them and when we called they wouldn’t replace it they just brought us blankets. The food in the international buffet was horrendous everything they tried to make hot was burned. The only good food is at the Brazilian place and los Lirios. On top of that my friends phone was stolen from their room. I am gay and some staff members made terrible comments about me. We did get to experience the Sandos resort in located in playa del Carmen that hotel was exceptional I didn’t encounter a single rude staff and the buffet food was amazing!!
Stayed 3 nights in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Enjoyed the variety of activities provided by this resort - beach, pool, water park, nature trails, censored, bike trails etc Staff very friendly and helpful especially Iban from the water park
Stayed 5 nights in May 2021

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family
El resort es cómo un zoológico , para hacer el check in es una hora de espera y luego tienes que hacer otra fila para activar el brazalete cosa que lo veo innecesario porque si te hacen el check in en un lado porque no hacer todo hay
Stayed 4 nights in May 2021

2/5 Poor

Traveled with family and small children, Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: Staff & service, amenities
- Loved the Jungle feel and the animal's walking around the resort. - Check in and Check out process is atrocious with long lines. Took me over 2 hours to finally get to my room. - Rooms feel dated - Food is atrocious, had to go out for good food. - Alcoholic drinks are way to watered down. - Bars and restaurants close by 11pm / No 24hr buffet. - This Resort needs a dedicated shuttle system that one can take to go around the resort. Staff would refuse to give you a ride. - You need water shoes for the beach as it's filled with sharp rocks. Not very enjoyable. I wouldn't recommend this resort, considering the multitude of better options out there.
Stayed 4 nights in May 2021