Ixchel Beach Hotel

Calle Guerrero SM1 Manzana 17, Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Yucatan Peninsula, 77400, Mexico | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Playa del Carmen

Getting Our Bearings

A travel blog entry by davidandmaria


... with sailfish the next day but it was now canceled. Given that the snorkeling takes place in offshore water that's about 400 metres deep, we were kind of OK with the port authorities decision to err on the side of safety. We would go to the relative safety of the inland cenotes instead.

After quickly meeting Aude to sort out the dive gear for the following day, we went looking for some dinner. It was made a whole ...

The accomodation

A travel blog entry by johandahlberg


Besides excursions, Mexico is famous within the company for its good accomodations. Some of us live in apartments in the center of Playa del Carmen. Some live in even nicer (I've heard, I haven't actually seen them yet) houses in an area at the edge of the town, next to big American villas. The guides working in our Cancun hotels of course live in Cancun (1-2 hour drive from Playa) and some still are living near our Blue Village concept hotels, as that's where they will ...

Having a smashing time in paradise

A travel blog entry by westportfrosty


... the same as the other one. It was all in Espanyol so Pete had intuitively work out which was the language setting, to the amusement of the lad in the shop who could speak some English. A d for the rest of the afternoon we joked about quesadilla-****, which we found pretty entertaining, but coarse humour is always funny. Then back for another quick swim. There was a lovely family of seven children with mum, dad and the grandies at the pool in the afternoon. They were having such ...

Leaving paradise island

A travel blog entry by marda83


Time has come to leave this beautiful island but I do think ill be back some day! Maybe when I am 50 and can afford to stay in Marriott and pretend to be rich!;) It's been brilliant and I am a bit sad to leave but then again...new country awaits!:) Apart from the lazy pool and beach days we went to see the Mayan city, Chichen Itza. It's far from cancun city so we were on a tour for 11 hours and spent most of it on the bus. Once we got to Chichen Itza we got ...

Food, glorious food?!

A travel blog entry by williamluff


... the rest of the room eat the medley of shrimps, clams, octopus, squid and grouper that Oscar has cooked in a huge pan before us, bathed in a rich light tomato and garlic sauce. It's absolutely exquisite, each separate ingredient cooked to perfection. Dessert is the simply named Chef's Delight, a pistachio mousse over which is poured hot fruits in a thick syrup and then Oscar relinquishes the floor to a chap named Miguel from the serving team. Miguel is definitely of ...


This hotel is located on Calle Guerrero SM1 Manzana 17, Playa del Carmen.
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4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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