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Superior Ocean Front Adults Only
Room with view
327 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Other room types
Royal Elite One Bedroom Suite (2 Adults 2 children)
1 King Bed and 1 Large Twin Bunk Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Room (Affiliate)
420 square feet
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 4 guests
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Standard Room
335 square feet
2 Double Beds 1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
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Jr Suite Riviera Select With Jacuzzi
560 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
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Royal Elite One Bedroom Suite (3 adults 1 child)
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Royal Elite One Bedroom Suite (2 Adults 3 children)
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Jr. Suite Riviera with Jacuzzi
559 square feet
2 Double Beds 1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Royal Elite One Bedroom Suite (3 adults 2 children)
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Royal Elite One Bedroom Suite
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Standard Room
335 square feet
2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Riviera Family Queen Junior
2 Queen Beds and 1 Double Sofa Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Riviera Family King Junior Suite
1 King Bed and 1 Double Bunk Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Jr Suite Hacienda
392 square feet
2 Double Beds 1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
All-Inclusive Beach Resort in Playa del Carmen

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Laundry facilities
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
24-hour front desk

In Playacar

This 3.5-star all-inclusive beachfront resort is in the heart of the Riviera Maya, in Playa del Carmen.

Pools, beach

Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa has 8 pools, tennis courts, a private white-sand beach with direct access from the property, and easy access to championship golf.

Private balconies

The 543 Sandos resort guestrooms include minibars and in-room safes, and private balconies or terraces with garden or ocean views.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Sandos Playacar Beach Resort - All Inclusive

Paseo Xaman-Ha, Playa del Carmen, QROO 77710

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
All non-motorized water sports, land activities, and use of recreational facilities and equipment are included.

Water activities

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

Land activities
  • Bicycling
  • Fitness facilities
  • Miniature golf
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Lessons/classes/games
  • Aerobics
  • Cooking
  • Dancing
  • Language
  • Water fitness
  • Yoga

Kids' club

  • Supervised activities for children between 2 and 18 years old

Entertainment

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

Not included

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

  • 24-hour room service
  • Buffet and à la carte dining
  • Onsite live performances included
  • Fitness facilities included
  • All food and beverages included

Hotel Amenities

Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa All Inclusive is nestled among lush gardens and is perfect for adults and kids. During the day, guests enjoy the swimming pools, tennis courts, game room, and water sports center, with kayaks and snorkeling equipment. Otherwise, they can relax on the private white-sand beach with direct access from the property. Beach towels are available.

The hotel also has a fitness center, gift shop, and boutique. Make use of the laundry facilities to clean up. The resort also features archery and a miniature golf course, all in an environment surrounded by nature.

Sandos Playacar has a shopping area, a Cupcake Café, room service 24 hours a day, and a wide variety of buffet and a la carte restaurants serving everything from casual meals on the beach to elegant gourmet dinners. The resort has an open-air auditorium for nightly shows and a disco where guests can dance.

As with all major hotels in the area, the Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa has a water-purification system. The airport shuttle is available during limited hours (surcharge).

  • Number of outdoor pools - 8
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Elevator/lift
  • Fitness facilities
  • Children's club
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Turkish bath/Hammam
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Free self parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Supervised childcare/activities
  • Hair salon
  • ATM/banking
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Shopping on site
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2
  • Total number of rooms - 543
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Number of buildings/towers - 19
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Tennis on site
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Number of bars/lounges - 6
  • Number of poolside bars - 2
  • Full-service spa
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built 2004
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Health club
  • Children's club (free)
  • Nightclub
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
  • Children's pool
  • Spa services on site
  • Number of restaurants - 10
  • Laundry facilities
  • Beach towels
  • Spa tub
  • Arcade/game room
  • Wedding services
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 8
  • Children's pool
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2
  • Children's club (free)
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Arcade/game room
  • Playground on site
  • Miniature golf on site

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Sandos Playacar Beach Resort - All Inclusive offers 543 air-conditioned accommodations with free minibar items and laptop-compatible safes. Rooms open to balconies. 32-inch plasma televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Desk
  • Ceiling fan
  • Private bathroom
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Plasma TV
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Shower only
  • Satellite TV service
  • Balcony
  • Minibar (stocked, free items)
  • Room service (24 hours)

Where to Eat

Festival Buffet: Main Restaurant

Iztapala: Pool Buffet & Snack Bar

Riviera Blue: Pool Snack Bar

Il Piemonte Buffet: Italian Buffet

Asiana: Oriental Restaurant

Gourmet: French Restaurant (adults only)

El Gaucho: Argentinean Steak House

Fogo de Janeiro: Brazilian Rodizio Restaurant

Mediterranean: Mediterranean Cuisine

Bagel Casual a la carte: Bagel bar on the beach

La Bambola Bar: Crêperie – Coffee – Sports Bar

Lite Teen Club: Arcade & Teens' Disco (12-17 Years of age)

El Agave Blue: Beach Bar & Snack Bar

La Mision Disco: Discotheque

Cupcake Cafe: Coffee Shop with WiFi

Entertainment

The hotel offers a Kitchen Tour and includes tasty bites.

Nearby Things to Do

Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa has an activities staff to coordinate tennis, swimming, water polo, snorkeling, kayaking, windsurfing, and beach volleyball. A fitness room is available for guest use. The resort has 8 swimming pools and 2 tennis courts, and it also features a private white sand beach with direct access from the property.

Two 18-hole championship golf courses are nearby (fees), as are fishing charters and Mayan ruins to explore. The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site
  • Miniature golf on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Beach volleyball on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Playground on site
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Scuba diving nearby

Spa Services

Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa All Inclusive offers spa services, health and beauty treatments, Turkish bath, hair salon, and fitness facilities. Guests under 18 are not allowed in the spa.

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

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Airport transportation is offered 24 hours a day. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

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

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 or credit 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.

Fees

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

  • Resort fee: MXN 20 per accommodation, per night

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.

Optional extras

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

  • Airport shuttle fee: MXN 2100 per person (one way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: MXN 880.00 (one-way), (from 1 to 17 years old)

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

Hotel Names

  • All Inclusive Sandos Playacar Beach Resort
  • Playacar Beach Resort
  • Sandos
  • Sandos All Inclusive
  • Sandos Beach
  • Sandos Beach Resort All Inclusive
  • Sandos Playacar Beach
  • Sandos Playacar Beach Resort
  • Sandos Playacar Beach Resort Spa All Inclusive
  • Sandos Resort
  • Sandos Playacar Beach Resort All Inclusive Playa del Carmen
  • Sandos Playacar Beach Playa del Carmen

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.

A fee for a mandatory New Year's Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 31 December.

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

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