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Sandos Caracol Eco Experience Resort is an all-inclusive Hotel in Playa del Carmen, located on a beautiful white sandy beach in Riviera Maya. In the midst of a lush area at the edge of an exotic jungle, it is surrounded by cenotes, mangroves, and a natural lagoon. Exotic birds and mammals roam around its ecologically-rich environment, as it boasts gardens and turquoise waters of the Mexican Caribbean. Its Xcalacoco Experience offers guests to experience the Mayan culture with its natural surroundings through exploring the jungle, rituals at its spa, or meditation at the beach.
It offers 956 air-conditioned rooms and junior suites, beautifully decorated with tropical and colorful details. Rooms are spread among its 78 buildings. The hotel has sections for adults only, a royal elite area, and family sections. Guests can choose from furnished villas, 5 different family room options ranging from standard rooms to breath-taking penthouse suites, or its lush adult only section. The resort offers a kid’s club and a gigantic water park area with 19 water slides. It has 4 pool areas, tennis courts, a fitness center, a luxurious spa, golfing, shopping area, nightclub, a water sport center, and river boat rides. Amenities include airport transportation, a concierge, free Wi-Fi, laundry service, and babysitting.
Sandos Caracol Eco Resort offers guests a variety of dining options including Italian buffets, Brazilian steak houses, A la carte options, Asian cuisine, vegan cuisine, Mexican food, along with pool and beach bars.
Perfect for both couple and family vacations, the resort is 45 minutes from the Cancun International Airport and 15 minutes from downtown Playa del Carmen.
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The food is average to bad. The deserts are the worst. Great variety of nothing to write home about.
Room wasn't always stocked properly.
I did not like the staff. They all seemed overworked and all over the place. They did not know how to communicate. In English... terrible and in Spanish as well. That was definitely disappointing.
Improve the customer service
I'm fairly certain our room had bedbugs which was upsetting for obvious reasons.
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Open daily from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm, the Kids Club at Sandos Caracol Eco Experience Resort is a supervised space for children between 4 and 12 years of age. Kids will adore fun-filled days in the water park and large playground, and can participate in eco activities, arts and crafts, swimming in the cenote, mini yoga and outdoor games. Meals are not provided so children need to have lunch and dinner with their parents. Younger kids are allowed to use the facilities, but must always be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Guests enjoy different shows every night in the theater or under the stars at Sandos Caracol. From Disney songs, comedy, and live music, to traditional Mexican nights and performances on the beach and in the jungle, guests will be fully entertained by the diverse shows.
Discover the beauty of the Riviera Maya with six weekly tours at the resort. Experienced guides will take you to explore the stunning natural settings within the resort, including the lush Mayan jungle and natural cenotes. The Aquatic World tour begins with kayaking on the Caribbean, a dip in a river in the mangrove forest, and a swim in an ancient cenote. Study local plants and wildlife on the Nature and Survival Tour and learn practical tips and tricks for surviving in the jungle. Other tours allow visitors to participate in a ceremony with a real Mayan shaman, and learn about ancestral cooking including some of the Yucatan’s famous dishes. Book your tour at the InfoCenter at the entrance to El Manglar Sports Bar.
One of the highest priorities of the resort is protecting the wildlife and ecosystems of the Riviera Maya. A number of programs have been implemented to achieve this goal and allow guests a genuine eco vacation. There are no single-use plastics at the resort and solar power is used in the guest rooms, alongside energy-saving and water-saving initiatives. There is an active recycling program and guests can also commemorate their stay by planting a tree at the resort. To reduce waste, Sandos Caracol composts the leftovers from its restaurants and has an organic vegetable garden and nursery for endangered plants. Resort employees take part in regular environmental education programs, and guests are encouraged to respect the natural environment, culture and heritage.
Discover the Riviera Maya with a host of water sports and activities at Sandos Caracol Eco Experience Resort. Rent a kayak, try sailing, or go boogie boarding on the beautiful waters. If you want to stay active on land, go on a bike ride, enjoy a game of tennis or volleyball, or take part in the organized yoga, dance, and Zumba classes.
Sandos Caracol Eco Experience Resort is located at Carretera Cancún Chetumal Km. 295, 3.5 miles from the center of Playa del Carmen. El Camaleón Mayakoba Golf Club is the closest landmark to Sandos Caracol Eco Experience Resort.
Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 PM at Sandos Caracol Eco Experience Resort.
Yes, Sandos Caracol Eco Experience Resort offers free Wi-Fi.
Yes, Sandos Caracol Eco Experience Resort offers free parking.
No, Sandos Caracol Eco Experience Resort does not offer free airport shuttle service.
Sandos Caracol Eco Experience Resort is 12.1 miles from Cozumel. Sandos Caracol Eco Experience Resort is 27.9 miles from Cancún.
Yes, Sandos Caracol Eco Experience Resort has a pool onsite.