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Get an overview of this hotelAdults-Only All-Inclusive Playa del Carmen Resort with Private Beach

On a private beach

This all-inclusive Playa del Carmen resort, in the heart of the Riviera Maya, is 1.25 miles from Xaman Ha Aviary and 2.25 miles from Xcaret Eco Theme Park.

Tennis, restaurants

Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa-Adults Only-All Inclusive features 5-start services, a wide variety of dining options, a full-service health spa, a hair salon, and a schedule of daily activities.

Jetted tubs, showers

Suites at Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa-Adults Only-All Inclusive feature terraces, balconies, and sitting areas with sofa beds. Bathrooms feature separate showers and jetted tubs.

Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

This resort 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
  • 24-hour room service
  • In-room minibar (all beverages included)

Activities and facilities/equipment

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Windsurfing

Land activities

  • Bicycling
  • Fitness facilities
  • Miniature golf
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball


  • Aerobics
  • Cooking
  • Dancing
  • Language


  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Onsite live performances
  • Theme parties

Not included

  • Motorized water sports
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • Premium food items
  • Bottled wine
  • Airport transfers
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Offsite tours
  • Transportation to offsite activities

Hotel Amenities

Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa-Adults Only-All Inclusive features a private beach, 2 outdoor swimming pools, the full-service Spa Sandos offering a range of massages and treatments on the beach or indoors, a spa tub, steam room, and a sauna. The onsite 18-hole golf course is designed by Robert Von Hagge and a few tennis courts keep guests busy outdoors. For indoor activity, there is a game room, as well as billiards and pool tables.

An extensive array of a la carte and buffet restaurants offers a variety of specialties, with Asian cuisine at Asiana Restaurant, Argentine dishes at El Gaucho Restaurant, and much more. The resort also includes various bars, the Cupcake Café, and a nightclub.

This Playa del Carmen hotel offers business travelers a meeting room with audio/visual equipment, a business center, and complimentary wireless internet access. Services include concierge, and wedding services, and an on-site hair salon.

In addition to daytime and nighttime entertainment, guests will find a wide range of beach activities, along with an adults-only restaurant and an adults-only beach area with hammocks and umbrellas.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 276 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 6 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Luggage storage 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Concierge services 
  • Health club 
  • Garden 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Nightclub 
  • Terrace 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Outdoor tennis courts 2 
  • Number of restaurants - 14 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Free self parking 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Wedding services 


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Balcony 
  • Phone 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Minibar (stocked, free items) 
  • Turndown service 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Jetted bathtub 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 

Where to Eat

Grand Buffet Riviera - Main restaurant, located on the ground floor near reception and the main lobby. Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Offerings include seafood, pastas, and desserts.

Riviera Blue - Next to the pool. Snacks and hot meals served morning to late afternoon.

Asiana - Serving Oriental food a la carte. Open for dinner only, reservations required.

Fogo do Janeiro - Offers Brazilian specialties for dinner only, reservations required.

Nearby Things to Do

Sandos Riviera Beach Resort & Spa All Inclusive features a fitness center, 2 tennis courts, and 3 outdoor swimming pools. The hotel offers a varying schedule of daily activities, which can include aerobics, bicycle tours, beach activities, and water volleyball and basketball.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Aerobics on site 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 
  • Beach volleyball on site 

Spa Services

The 23,000-square-foot spa and fitness center offers 22 treatment rooms, each of which includes a private shower. The facility includes an open pool, steam baths, and separate men's and women's locker rooms with saunas. The salon offers manicures and pedicures, hair services, and other beauty services.

Please note that guests under 18 are not allowed in the spa.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Thai massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Sports massage 
  • Number of treatment rooms 22 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Massages on beach 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 18 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children under 18 years old are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests 18 or older are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit 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.

Minimum guest age is 18

Caters to adults only


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. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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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. Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

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

Romance Promotion

Book a stay now in a Junior Suite and receive the following:

  • Bathrobes for use during stay
  • Welcome basket of fruit, bottle of wine
  • Honeymoon/anniversary distinguishing on room's front door
  • Discount at spa and on motorized water sports
  • Basket with aromatherapy amenities
  • Romantic dinner at a la carte restaurant (reservation needed)
  • 6 x 8 picture during dinner with Mexican-style photo frame

    At time of booking, guests must enter "Romance Promotion" in the Special Requests box to receive this promotion. When indicating "Traveler and room preferences" during booking, click on the link that says: "I have a special request."

    Visit guest services at the hotel to receive promotion benefits. Must book at Junior Suite to qualify. Other restrictions may apply.

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