We have stayed in El Duende del Mar from 3rd to 17th of march 2012.
A bit hard to find, as there is nor real sign outside the building where you find the reception. If you enter the garden, which is closed by a big wooden door, you feel like you are in a dschungel in the middle of the town. We stayed in the Alux appartement which is a nice room with an kitchenette and a small balcony with hammock and view into the tropical garden. From the first minute, we felt like at home. The rooms are very clean, every second day it is cleaned an you receive new towels.
You live in Playa but away from the tourist part in Avenida Quinta, if you enter this road, you feel to be in a total other world. For people, who don´t like to stay in an all inclusive hotel and who don´t need to have a direkt beach access, El Duende del Mar is the best place to stay in Playa.
The owners are very friendly, they only speak spanish, but if you know a few words, it is easy and funny to communicate with signs ;-) The first day, we got the continetal breakfast which consists of toast, butter and jam. If you prefer to have a mexican breakfast, just tell them and you will get scambled eggs or omelette with beans and tacos. The breakfast is served at your desired time in your room!
Thanks to the team of Duende del Mar for two fantastic weeks! We will come back ;-)
- Also Known As:
- El Duende Del Mar Mexico/Riviera Maya - Playa Del Carmen
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Hostel Duende del mar, service B & B are unique apartments with Mexican details,equipped with kitchen utensils, stove, refrigerator, dining room, air conditioning, hammock on the terrace, cleaning every third day, changing linens and towels, accommodate groupsof 4 to 8 people, Bed is available to each guest (no bunk beds) including breakfast (coffee,bread, fried eggs) and bicycles. We are a better option for a comfortable stay among allother available hostel options, we have the best prices! ... more less
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