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Overview of Sandos Playacar All Inclusive

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On the beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
On the beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
On the beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
8 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
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Sandos Playacar All Inclusive

4 out of 5

4.0/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • All-inclusive
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationPlayacar Golf Club4 min drive
    Popular LocationXaman Ha Aviary5 min drive
    Popular LocationPaseo del Carmen6 min drive
    AirportPlaya Del Carmen, Quintana Roo (PCM)14 min drive

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About this area

Playa del Carmen

Located in Playa del Carmen's Playacar neighborhood, Sandos Playacar All Inclusive is next to a golf course and on the beach. Playacar Golf Club and Playa del Carmen Maritime Terminal are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those in the mood for shopping can visit Paseo del Carmen and Quinta Avenida. Traveling with kids? Don't miss 3D Museum of Wonders. Discover the area's water adventures with scuba diving and parasailing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with skydiving.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Playacar Golf Club - 4 min drive
  • Xaman Ha Aviary - 5 min drive
  • Paseo del Carmen - 6 min drive
  • Yucatek Divers - 8 min drive
  • Playa del Carmen Maritime Terminal - 20 min drive

Restaurants

  • Fruta Madre — 6 min drive
  • Rolandi's Pizzeria — 6 min drive
  • El tenedor — 6 min drive
  • Viva Margaritas bar — 6 min drive
  • Starbucks — 7 min drive

About this property

Sandos Playacar All Inclusive

Upscale property on the beach, with 8 outdoor swimming pools
Catch some rays at the beach or spend the day relaxing at Sandos Playacar All Inclusive's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the property's 9 restaurants. All 819 rooms feature thoughtful touches like free minibar items and bathrobes, plus free WiFi and plasma TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include balconies, 24-hour room service, and coffee makers.
Sandos Playacar All Inclusive offers 819 accommodations with free minibar items and laptop-compatible safes. Rooms open to balconies. 32-inch plasma televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

2 outdoor tennis courts and a complimentary water park with waterslides are featured at the property. 8 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a health club, a spa tub, a sauna, and complimentary bicycles.

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

Spa Sandos has 22 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, and sports massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, a steam room, and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

All-inclusive details

This property 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

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
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

Awards and affiliations

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Free valet parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • 9 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 2 swim-up bars, 3 poolside bars and 6 bars/lounges
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • 18 holes of golf
  • 8 outdoor pools
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts
  • Aerobics classes
  • Arcade/game room
  • Archery
  • Beach volleyball
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness center
  • Free bicycle rentals
  • Free water park access
  • Full-service spa
  • Kayaking
  • Mini golf
  • Motorized watercraft
  • Nightclub
  • Playground
  • Sailing
  • Sauna
  • Shopping
  • Snorkeling
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Tennis
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • 8 outdoor pools
  • Arcade/game room
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Free children's club
  • Free supervised childcare/activities
  • Free water park access
  • Laundry facilities
  • Mini golf
  • Playground
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Waterslide

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Elevator
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Beach loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 22 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - on the beach
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Thai
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Reflexology
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Turkish bath/hammam

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Beach towels
  • Couples dining
  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper

Entertainment

  • 32-inch plasma TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Free minibar

Outdoor space

  • Balcony

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property offers onsite health screenings (PCR screenings for COVID-19) at no charge for bookings of 7 nights or more. Health screenings (rapid antigen screenings for COVID-19) are available at no charge for US citizens.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

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

  • A tax is imposed by the city: MXN 27 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.

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)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

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

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a smoke detector, and window guards
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

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
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
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
Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

4.0
Very good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 413 out of 977 reviews
5 - Excellent 42%
Rating 4 - Good. 319 out of 977 reviews
4 - Good 33%
Rating 3 - Okay. 134 out of 977 reviews
3 - Okay 14%
Rating 2 - Poor. 72 out of 977 reviews
2 - Poor 7%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 39 out of 977 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.1/5

Staff & service

3.9/5

Amenities

4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities
Disliked: Staff & service
Amenities and property where ok but was understaffed and they are trying to get you to sign a timeshare contract just to get a dinner reservation right after you check in. Why do I need to sit down and have breakfast with a stranger and talk about the hotel’s amenities. I came here to relax and enjoy the weather not to give my hard earned money away
Stayed 4 nights in May 2021

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, amenities
Disliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
It took 45 minutes to check in after which they wanted to pitch me future vacation stays. I did not receive any of the usual perks or upgrades I receive when booking through Expedia. Additionally, though the room was a nice size it was outdated and the air conditioning system was dirty. They are not maintaining in the property as well as they should.
Stayed 2 nights in May 2021

2/5 Poor

Travelled with family
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Unfortunately the rooms are not clean at all and out dated.
Stayed 14 nights in Mar 2021

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family, Travelled with family and small children, Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Staff & service, amenities
Stayed 6 nights in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
An absolute Gem in the heart of Playa Del Carmen. Take the 30min drive south from Cancun experience Playacar and the Sandos resort. Beautiful grounds with great dining and amenities. More pools, restaurants, and bars on resort to count. Staff is wonderful it’s a total handoff experience. Other reviews talk about the checkin time and rooms, well my checkin was only 15 minutes and the rooms were extremely clean and modern. I don’t see what more people could want. Make sure take the $9 taxi to the town it was wildly fun. Can’t wait to be back!
Stayed 5 nights in May 2021