Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa

Sandos Playacar is an all-inclusive resort near Playa del Carmen in Riviera Maya, a protected region of Mayan architecture and culture including the nearby temple of Tulum. The resort features many sport, amenities and activities as well as seven restaurants all complimentary with a guest's stay here as well as a variety of accommodation options to suit different tastes and budgets.

Visitors hoping to stay active will never run out of things to do at this all-inclusive destination, as they will enjoy convenient access to an impressive range of recreational opportunities. Whether you're in the mood for excitement on land or in the ocean, you'll be able to find it all at this oceanfront destination. If you're organizing a conference or if you're traveling as part of a group, this group-friendly lodging can make organizing a bit less worrisome.

Situated in the outer region of Playa del Carmen, a mile and a half south west of "downtown," Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa, an all-inclusive complex, is a great choice for visitors who are thinking about staying in and around this part of the city.


Sandos Playacar has 244 rooms and junior suites that feature air conditioning, private bathrooms with showers, ceiling fans, satellite television, in-room safes, minibars, balconies, and telephones. The 120 junior suites are split between twelve two-story buildings; each building has a shared private swimming pool. There are a variety of room variations, including Hacienda Junior Suite, Junior Suite Jacuzzi, Superior Select Ocean Front, Sandos Suite Ocean Front, Master One Bedroom Suite, and Royal Elite Hacienda Superior.

Because there are 364 rooms, Sandos Playacar is a rather decently sized place to stay. The expansive space makes this resort a perfect match for families who prefer to stay at a large, active complex. With respect to overall quality, we've awarded this resort a rating of 3 stars.

Look below for this location's in-room amenities.

  • Coffee Maker
  • Toilet
  • Television
  • Iron
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Shower
  • Radio
  • Terrace
  • TV Remote Control
  • Rollaway Beds
  • AM/FM Alarm Clock
  • Hairdryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Balcony

If you want to make sure your room will have all the necessities, mention this when you contact the front desk or reservation service.

Activities and Amenities

Sandos Playacar has extensive facilities for guests to indulge in their favorite activities, with seven swimming pools including adult and kids pools, a fully-equipped fitness center, two tennis courts with equipment as well as lights for 24-hour play, kayaking, snorkeling, in-pool SCUBA lessons, sailing, windsurfing, billiards, table tennis, table games, a nightly disco, daily activities like aerobics and bicycle tours, kids and teen clubs, volleyball, and live shoes each night.

The innovative eco-friendly in-house spa features luxury treatment rooms with facial and body technology equipment, hydrotherapy tubs, and showers. Therapies are formulated with natural sea, mineral, and herbal ingredients like silk, spices, gold, and pearls. Hydrotherapy treatments include jet streams, Jacuzzis, foot baths, showers, saunas, and steam baths. The beauty salon also provides hand, foot, nail, and capillary treatments.

The list below gives other general amenties at this location:

  • Live Entertainment
  • Kayaking
  • Sports Available
  • Sailing
  • Canoeing
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Outdoor Parking
  • Wind Surfing
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Playroom
  • Parking
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling

However, it's best to check with the front desk if you're looking forward to something in particular. Visit this page to view our complete description about the specific recreational opportunities offered at Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa.


With seven on-site restaurants, guests are sure to find something that meets their culinary whims, whether that be Asian, Brazilian, Mexican on the beachfront, Mediterranean, French, or even Argentinean. There are buffets and a la carte restaurants, but know that a la carte restaurants require reservations, and the number of registrations available to each guests varies with the length of their stay.

Outside of the on-location dining, visitors looking to find more culinary diversity can also consider some of the region's other local dining establishments. Visitors staying at Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa will find a few solid places to eat close-by. It's worth it to learn which choices are available nearby, though Sandos Playacar does have some tasty choices of its own. To get more information about dining in the surrounding area, click here.

Guest Services

Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa provides guest services, including the ones that are listed below, so you can rest a little easier during your vacation to Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.

  • Express Check In
  • Doctor On Call
  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • Dry Cleaning/Laundry
  • Express Check Out

There's also some useful business amenities, making this property a superior choice for vacationers who plan to bring some of their work along.

  • Group Friendly
  • Meeting rooms
  • Projector
  • Business Center


You will find many interesting sites and attractions located within a short distance of Sandos Playacar. On your itinerary, make room for nearby attractions like Plaza 28 De Julio Park and El Faro Lighthouse. Since this resort is located right on Playa del Carmen, it is particularly attractive to anyone who wants to have an incredible view. For a change of setting, you can also visit nearby El Faro.

One of the nearest areas of interest from the resort is Playa del Carmen. To get even more out of your stay, escape for a day trip to some of the nearest towns and perhaps some famous points of interest.

To see more about what else is in the vicinity of Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Paseo Xaman-xa, Playa del Carmen, Mexico 77710

General: +52 984 877 40 40

FAX: +52 984 873 11 69



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