Sandos Playacar Beach Resort

All Inclusive    

Exceptional Values!
Honeymoon: Bottle of domestic sparkling wine, fruit basket, and room upgrade (based on availability).
Family: Second child 12 years and under Stays, Plays, and Eats Free (valid 1/02/17-12/23/17).

Sandos Playacar Beach Resort is an exceptional all-inclusive beach resort set along a wide stretch of glorious white sand caressed by the turquoise blue of the Caribbean Sea. Situated on the southern edge of Playa del Carmen, the master-planned community of Playacar offers bikers and hikers the perfect spot to enjoy a stroll while admiring lush green jungle and Mayan ruins. Head over to Playa del Carmen's famous 5th Avenue which is a short 10 minute bike ride away. 5th Avenue offers great shopping, dining, coffee shops, and people watching.

Spend long, peaceful days steeped within the refreshing waters of one of four gorgeous swimming pools, including a separate pool area exclusively for adults. Riviera Blue Snack Bar is located poolside, open for brunch and lunch with some tasty snack options. Agave Blue Moon Bar offers beachside service with drinks and snacks in the mornings and afternoons. The friendly animation staff is on hand each day to make sure the entertainment and fun never stop. The water, land, and day/night activities come together to offer an unforgettable vacation experience. Be sure not to miss the nightly entertainment including cabaret shows, music performances and theme shows.

Enjoy an exciting variety of on-site watersports at no extra charge, or try your hand at a game of tennis on one of four floodlit courts. Kids and teens enjoy carefree days with new friends and peers at their own separate clubs and activity centers. Teens can kick back and play games of ping-pong, billiards, foosball and video games. A world of fun and discovery awaits your little ones- activities include a playground, swimming, mini-golf, face painting, movies and more! Experience complete harmony with nature when you rest, relax and indulge in the treatments of Spa Sandos (fee).

Indulge in the culinary delights offered at any of seven a la carte and three buffet restaurants. Savor delicious Italian, Brazilian, Mediterranean, Asian, French and Mexican cuisine, with no restrictions on the number of nights you choose to dine at either (reservations are required only for Brazilian restaurant).

Elegant, welcoming, comfortable, and priced just right! At the Sandos Playacar Beach Resort, everything is provided for your enjoyment & pleasure- Food, drinks and the warm Caribbean sun. Welcome to Mexico!

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Sandos Playacar is located in the glorious resort area of Playacar, on the corridor between Cancun and Tulum, facing the island of Cozumel. The Xel-Ha natural aquarium and the incredible X-Caret ecological theme park are a short distace away.

Local Phone: +52-984-877-4040
Toll Free Phone: 1-877-888-GALA
Fax: 011-52-984-873-1169
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Car Rental
Currency Exchange
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Shopping Mall Nearby (10 minutes)
Number of Pools: 9
Outdoor Pools: 9     
Guests have a choice of nine beautiful pools, including one exclusively in the Select Club Adults Only section and four for children.
Playacar Golf Club, 5 minutes away
Playacar`s championship-level golf course was carved right out of the jungle by the Robert Von Hagge Associates. This 7,202 yard course is rated 73.1 and has plenty of tee boxes for every level of play. It is situated next to Playa del Carmen.
Holes: 18
Green Fees: $
Cart Fee: Included
Club Rental Fees: $
Caddy: Not available
Lessons Available
Number of Courts: 2
Outdoor Courts: 2
Lighted Courts: 2
Court Fee: Complimentary
Pro Onsite
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Scuba: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Hobie Cats: Complimentary
JetSki / Waverunner: Additional Charge
Waterskiing: Additional Charge
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Sauna: Additional Charge
Spa: Additional Charge
Steam Room: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
Sandos Playacar is a deluxe 5-star resort hotel located on a wide, white sandy beach in the glorious Riviera Maya. Each of the deluxe guest rooms & suites is handsomely decorated with a private balconyor terrace, security safe & a small refrigerator. This resort has been awarded the "Deluxe All-Inclusive 5 Stars Hotel" designation bestowed upon only the most outstanding resorts in the world. Amenities include 24-hour room service, evening entertainment and 2 lit tennis courts. Beach: The Sandos Resort features a remarkable beachfront location along a wide stretch of gleaming white sand against the sparkling clear waters of the beautiful Caribbean. Relax beneath the shade of a palapa, or enjoy a day of snorkeling. Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out: 12:00 p.m.
Total Rooms: 421
Year Opened: 1996 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, Diners Club, Discover, American Express
No pets allowed. No springbreakers. Guests must be at least 18 years old to check in. Casual elegant attire is required at all the a la carte restaurants. Men must wear dress shirt, pants, and shoes.
King bed, Balcony with oceanview, bathroom with shower and Select Club amenities. Minibar stocked with water, soft drinks and beer, Safety box, Bathrobes, VIP Bracelet for access to Select Club Adults Only facilities.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Hair Dryer
Room Safe
Newly renovated. Located within the Royal Elite Hacienda area of the resort amidst relaxing villas with garden views and a shared pool. One bedroom with one king and one twin, and one bedroom with two twins. Balcony, Jacuzzi, sun terrace, sitting room.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Room Safe
1 King or 2 dbls, Garden or pool view, Balcony, bathroom with shower, hairdryer, A/C, Minibar stocked with water, soft drinks and beer, Safety box.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Hair Dryer
Room Safe
1 King or 2 dbls, Garden or pool view, Balcony, bathroom with shower, hairdryer, A/C, Minibar stocked with water, soft drinks and beer, Safety box.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Hair Dryer
Room Safe
Sandos Playacar Beach Resort features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips-FULL
There are 6 Restaurants at Sandos Playacar Beach Resort:
El Gaucho Steakhouse - A la carte restaurant offering Steakhouse cuisine.
Il Piemonte - An a la carte specialty restaurant serving Italian cuisine from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm (closed on Tuesdays). A formal dress code is required, and reservations should be made one day in advance at the Public Relations Desk. Smoking not permitted.
Iztapalapa - A casual buffet restaurant located by the pool area, serving breakfast (7:00 am t o 11:00 am) and lunch (12:30pm to 4:00 pm).
Riviera Blue - Casual dining with your feet in the sand. Open for dinner (6:00 pm to 11:00 pm)
Gran Festival Buffet - The main buffet restaurant offers a casual atmosphere, and is open for breakfast (7:00am to 11:00 am), lunch (12:30pm to 4:00 pm), and dinner (6:00pm to 11:00 pm).
Le Gourmet - A la carte restaurant serving Gourmet French cuisine.
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
The Galavants Animation Team offers special activities throughout the day, plus Bike Tours, Beach Volleyball, WaterBasketball, Bingo
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
"Dance On" Disco, nightly shows in the Gala Theater.
The hotel offers specially trained personnel to supervise & entertain children (between 4 to 12 years of age) plus special activities for juniors up to 17 years old. Hours are 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Baby Club ages 2 to 3.
Applicable Ages: 4 to 12 years old
Program Fees: Complimentary

Children's Facilities
Game Room
Children's Pool
Babysitting Fee: $
Advance Notice for Babysitting: 5 hours
The Kids Disco is available selected evenings from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m., and the Teens Club is available every evening from 5:00 to 11:00 p.m. Kids even have their very own cafeteria in the Mini Club.

Apple Vacations Traveller Reviews
Very enjoyable vacation.
Feb 18 2017
With one exception, we enjoyed our vacation thoroughly. We have found and continue to find Apple to be exemplary in all services provided and will continue to use and recommend Apple in the future. Our one exception was the "tour " that was presented to us as we checked in on our first day. We assu .. More>
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Sandos PlayaCar is the place togo!
Feb 08 2017
This is our 4th time staying at this resort. They have made some major upgrades to the main buffet restaurant and adjacent spaces. They make u huge variety of food so there is never a shortage of options. Since it's 'all you can eat' nothing wrong with that! The bar service is good and the staff tr .. More>
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Great Family/Adult Resort
Nov 15 2016
This was our second visit to the resort. We stayed at the Adult section both visits. Most food was average or better with the exception of the Asian Restaurant which I would avoid at all costs. The largest buffet resaurant and the Italian restaurant were closed due to renovations. Kathryn, or A .. More>
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Sandos Playacar Beach Resort
Aug 03 2016
I was overall very disappointed in my first Mexican vacation. This was supposed to be a relaxing, stress-free vacation for my daughter and myself. The food at the resort was awful. Open air buffets with no air conditioning and birds eating out of them was very unsanitary in my opinion. Our room .. More>
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Jul 25 2016
I am overall satisfied with this hotel which met my expectations according to what i read in AppleVacations site and TripAdvisor. .. More>
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Jun 25 2016
Swim area ran out of beach towels daily. Hannah was absolutely fantastic. Our room temp was difficult to control and way too cold. .. More>
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Jun 06 2016
Hannah Holbrook the Apple Concierge eas spectacular. She is a total asset to this resort .. More>
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Fun for families, food ok
May 05 2016
There's no lack of things for families to do, However in the food dept there were too many buffets with mediocre food and the wine by the glass selection was poor. Hotel overall cleanliness needed more attention. Staff was friendly and entertainment was GREAT! .. More>
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Sandos Playacar - spring break 2016
Mar 28 2016
The beach lived up to the hype, and the hotel was very pretty, however I must say I was disappointed with the overall stay, especially for the money spent. We stayed in a family junior suite. The beds were horribly uncomfortable, the AC in the room would not regulate itself, so it was either on or .. More>
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Vacation Summary
C J.
Mar 21 2016
We had a great time!!! The staff was very friendly and accommodating, especially Hanna, the Concierge, Ruben, the Activity Director at the adult pool, Jasamine and Carlos at the adult pool bar, the cook at the adult pool whose name alludes me and Rodrigo in the Meeting Point Premium Bar. This is .. More>
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Beach noise
Feb 02 2016
The resort was excellent and the beach and water were beautiful! The problem was the TOO LOUD MUSIC, ANNOYING ANNOUNCER AND BEACH GAMES from 10 am to 5 pm each day!!!! We wanted to relax and talk on the beach but it was so loud we couldn't even visit! The only way to get away from the noise was to .. More>
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