Sandos Caracol Resort & Spa

One of Playa del Carmen's popular mega-resorts, Sandos Caracol Resort and Spa has everything you need to make your Mexican adventure a dream come true. This spot is all-inclusive, family-friendly, eco-friendly, set right on the beach, and has days packed filled with activities as well as some of the best service around.

Visitors hoping to stay active will never run out of things to do at this all-inclusive destination, which offers a wide range of recreational activities. Whether you're in search of action on land or on the water, this beachfront location has got it all. If you are planning a sizable get-together, or if you're traveling as a group, this group-friendly accommodation can make the organizing process a bit less of a hassle.

Positioned on the outskirts of Playa del Carmen, two and a half miles northeast of the downtown area, Sandos Caracol Resort & Spa, an all-inclusive complex, welcomes visitors who want to stay in this part of the city or a nearby location.


The sprawling property of Sandros Caracol Resort & Spa features 738 standard and deluxe rooms, as well as junior suites -- and a collection of 11 villas are currently being constructed.

Once finished, the villas will have water heated by solar power, LEW lighting, water recycling, and furniture made of certified wood.

Meanwhile, all rooms feature 42-inch plasma televisions with satellite, an iPod dock, WiFi Internet, a fully stocked mini bar, and lush bathrobes.

Sandos Caracol is a large property containing a total of 946 rooms. The size of the property alone makes this resort a great choice for families who appreciate the perks of booking one of the largest properties in the area. With respect to overall quality, we've rated this resort a 3 star rating.

Below, you can see a list of amenities in-room available at this location.

  • Coffee Maker
  • Toilet
  • Television
  • Room Service
  • Iron
  • In-room Entertainment
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Bathrobe
  • Air Conditioned
  • Temperature Control
  • Balcony
  • Radio
  • Terrace
  • TV Remote Control
  • Bath Tub
  • Hairdryer
  • Telephone

Call the property to request or confirm amenities, if it's particularly important to you.

Activities and Amenities

The number of activities and amenities available for guests at Sandos include two swimming pools, two lighted tennis courts, a watersports center, daily family activities, and an Internet Cafe.

RW: -Full spa: sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi, fitness centre with exercise equipment, massages** and salon**

Daily entertainment is available at the on-site theater, and numerous bars dot the property so you're never far from an ice cold beverage.

The main swimming pool at Sandos features a protected area for small children, so they can splash around and enjoy themselves safely. For an extra special treat, a full aqua part is located on property, with slides and tons of games. Click here for more information.

The list below identifies this property's facilities and general amenities:

  • FAX
  • Sports Available
  • Sailing
  • Hiking/Nature Walk
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Kayaking
  • Live Entertainment
  • Wind Surfing
  • Movies
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Fishing
  • Highspeed Internet
  • Parasailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Boutiques
  • Personal Watercraft
  • Snorkeling

However, because these details are always in flux, it's best to contact the lodging if you're looking forward to something in particular. To see more details about the types of recreation and activities that Sandos Caracol Resort & Spa offers, click here.


There are eight restaurants on-site at Sandos Caracoal Eco Resort and Spa, offering a wide variety of cuisine including Mexican, Italian, Mediterranean, Brazilian, and Asian. Whatever your in the mood for, you'll easy find at these restaurants.

Besides the dining options on-location, vacationers hoping for further culinary variety might also consider some of the area's other nearby restaurants. Travelers looking for somewhere to eat will encounter a limited but good selection of restaurants close-by. It can be helpful to learn about the nearby restaurants, though Sandos Caracol provides dining of its own. For more info about dining in this part of town, click here.

Guest Services

Making use of this location's guest services -- including the ones below -- may help you make your vacation as enjoyable as possible.

  • Express Check In
  • Car Rental Desk
  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • Express Check Out
  • Concierge
  • Tour Desk
  • Turndown Service
  • Dry Cleaning/Laundry
  • Theater Desk

There's also some useful business amenities, making Sandos Caracol a superior choice for those who will be working during their stay.

  • Group Friendly
  • FAX
  • Audio Visual Equipment
  • Meeting rooms
  • Business Center


You will find a fair number of interesting sites and attractions near Sandos Caracol. Plan a vacation outing to some of the closest attractions like Plaza 28 De Julio Park and El Faro Lighthouse. Since this resort is right on El Faro, this property is particularly attractive to sun-worshippers who can't wait to hit the sand. For a change of setting, you can also visit nearby Playa del Carmen (just a few miles from the property).

One of the nearest notable areas to the resort is Playa del Carmen. If you want to find even more attractions and fun, have a little side trip to a neighboring city and perhaps some famous points of interest.

For our in-depth discussion on other destinations and attractions near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Carretera Cancun Chetumal, Playa del Carmen, Mexico 77710

General: (984) 873-4444

Fax: (984) 873-1169



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