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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.
Sandos Playacar Beach Resort – Select Club – 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
Sandos Playacar Beach Resort – Select Club – All Inclusive feature terraces, balconies, and sitting areas with sofa beds. Bathrooms feature separate showers and jetted tubs.
Sandos Playacar Beach Resort - Select Club - All Inclusive
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. Additional gratuities at guests' discretion are accepted.
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
- Surfing/boogie boarding
- Fitness facilities
- Miniature golf
- Water fitness
- Onsite entertainment and activities
- Access to onsite clubs
- Onsite live performances
- Theme parties
- 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
Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa - Select Club - All Inclusive features a private beach, 2 outdoor swimming pools, the full-service Spa del Mar 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 complimentary wireless internet access. Services include concierge, laundry facilities, wedding services, and an on-site hair salon.
The Select Club is a private Adults-Only section located inside Sandos Playacar, an all-inclusive beach resort designed for all kinds of vacationers. Exclusively for ages 18 and up, this Adults-Only section is situated in an isolated area of the resort with its own private lagoon-style pool, swim-up bar, snack bar with premium drinks specializing in ceviches and BBQ for lunch, an aquatic ping pong table, and pool concierge service. The resort also features a buffet breakfast and two premium bars exclusively for Select guests, each with concierge service, a bar with premium liquors, hors d’oeuvres and coffee service, a lounge area with TV, free WiFi and computers. Select guests also have access to a private beach area with hammocks, loungers, a beach bar and waiter service. In addition to all these amenities exclusively for Select Club guests, it also includes all-inclusive access to the restaurants, other pools, many activities, and immense white sand beach of Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa - Select Club - All Inclusive.
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.
- Express check-in
- Number of outdoor pools - 3
- Fitness facilities
- 24-hour front desk
- Poolside bar
- Turkish bath/Hammam
- Express check-out
- Free self parking
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Computer station
- Luggage storage
- Hair salon
- Concierge services
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Snack bar/deli
- Designated smoking areas
- Shopping on site
- Pool umbrellas
- Outdoor tennis courts - 2
- Total number of rooms - 276
- Number of floors - 3
- Number of buildings/towers - 3
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Tennis on site
- Beach bar
- Coffee/tea in common areas
- Number of bars/lounges - 6
- Full-service spa
- Beach umbrellas
- Swim-up bar
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Beach sun loungers
- Free WiFi
- Pool sun loungers
- Steam room
- Health club
- Number of coffee shops/cafes - 3
- Spa services on site
- Number of restaurants - 10
- Laundry facilities
- Beach towels
- Spa tub
- Arcade/game room
- Wedding services
- Multilingual staff
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking
- Air conditioning
- Free bottled water
- Minibar (stocked, free items)
- Turndown service
- Free toiletries
- Plasma TV
- Ceiling fan
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Coffee/tea maker
- Hair dryer
- Daily housekeeping
- Iron/ironing board
- Jetted bathtub
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Satellite TV service
- Free WiFi
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- iPod docking station
- Private bathroom
- Separate bathtub and shower
- Room service (24 hours)
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
Where to Eat
A complimentary buffet breakfast is served every morning.
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 Playacar Beach Resort – Select Club – 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, beach activities, and water volleyball and basketball.
Sandos Playacar Beach Resort – Select Club – All Inclusive features an exclusive adults only pool area, swim-up bar, lounges and private beach area, along with access to all the amenities and restaurants throughout the resort.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Free bicycles on site
- Water skiing nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Surfing/boogie boarding on site
- Snorkeling nearby
- Parasailing nearby
- Beach volleyball on site
- Kayaking on site
- Skydiving nearby
- Windsurfing on site
- Yoga classes/instruction on site
- Fitness classes on site
- Sailing on site
- Scuba diving on site
- Golf lessons available nearby
- Personal motorized watercraft on site
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.
- Number of treatment rooms 22
- Outdoor treatment areas
- Massages on beach
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body treatments
- Body scrubs
- 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
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
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-in time ends at midnight
Minimum check-in age is 18
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children 18 and younger are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests older than 18 are welcome.
- Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
- Cribs (infant beds) are not available.
- Pets not allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
- Sanitation services: MXN 20 per night
- Resort fee: MXN 20.00 per accommodation, per night
- New Year's Eve gala dinner fee
- 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)
- Sandos Beach Resort Adults Only-All Inclusive
- Sandos Playacar Beach Resort Adults Only-All Inclusive
- Sandos Playacar Beach Select Club Playa del Carmen
- Sandos Playacar Beach Select Club
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. 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.
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.