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Balamku Inn on the Beach

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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brooklyn, ny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely buildings and room, very clean and quiet, beautiful view of the ocean, right on the beach, and very nice people working there. However, the beach has a lot of seaweed and plants in water and the wind was very strong.

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Toronto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 4 nights at Balamku Inn and wished it was longer. We took a side road trip to Mahahual to stay at Balamku before heading to our annual traditional spot at a condo on the Mayan Rivera. We were not disappointed. From the moment we arrived, it was serene and remained that way. It was always clean and the...

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Ottawa, Ontario
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Much has changed at Balamku since my visit eight years ago. The nearby town, Mahahual, has become a bit of a destination in itself, with a lot more restaurants, bars and beach front activity. But the strength of Balamku is its peaceful and quite isolation from tourist activity. For pure relaxation, it can’t be beat. This is an off the...

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balamku, Owner at Balamku Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to inform others of the growth in town and yet, the privacy and peace of Balamku. This is one of the reasons people return and love our Inn. Hard to find a private beach in a growing area in Mexico. Hope you visit us again ...before 8 years passes!

Queretaro City, Mexico
Reviewed 21 March 2017
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

Everything about this place was wonderful from the fantastic breakfasts to the lovely well kept grounds, teaming with flowers and trees ! The entire Inn is run on solar and some wind power. Not to mention constructed wetlands attached to each unit to deal with wastewater. What a marvel compared to the non eco friendly hotels along the Mayan riviera....

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balamku, Owner at Balamku Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

We really appreciate you letting others know about our special Inn and it's ecological practices . Balamku has maintained a strong reputation over the years for being one of the very few true ecological hotels in Mexico. Staff are indeed wonderful hosts ! Thank you for this review.

Reviewed 14 February 2017

Privat beach, although the hotel was full we had a feeling of privacy. Beautifull and spacy "casas",very soft towels, daily cleaning. Very good breakfast with the wide choice (the best granola I have ever eaten). Nice and friendly staff (english speaking). As a small recommendation it would be great offering bicycles as the closest town Mahahual is 45 minutes walk...

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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

I did emergency booking in this place for my last year week vacations, essentially because I was very late and it seems to be the only available place by the time. I have to be honest, when I arrived I was little bit dissapointed. As an office employee I was looking for other kind of amenities to keep on running...

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balamku, Owner at Balamku Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

We appreciate your time to send this great review. Balamku is magical for those who absorb the place and its location. A perfect place to relax as you say. So thank you for this . Just to add, restaurants are 5 minutes away and coolers are available for your drinks. We are glad you had such a good time here.

Reviewed 9 January 2017
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Good staff and well maintained stretch of beach. A somewhat wild location, large round cabin overlooking the Caribbean which has a fulsome roar to it at night. Nicely away from the main drag of town along a rough beach road.

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balamku, Owner at Balamku Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for this fine review and interesting descriptions of Balamku and our location. Nicely stated! That is indeed us! We do hope for a smoother road soon...working on it!

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Balamku is a small ecological hotel that offers beautiful rooms all facing the Sea and directly on the beach. We guarantee privacy, tranquility and excellent service. Since we are 6 kms south of Mahahual, our hotel is never noisy or crowded. We do not work with cruise ship folks so privacy is never compromised. The newly improved beach road makes access to town easy in less than 10 minutes. Kayaks are free to explore the reef just metres from our beach for great snorkeling. Large breakfasts are included as well as taxes.Enjoy the Caribbean Sea away from the crowds and relax in our natural environment.Please join us for private YOGA here or in town. Exceptional experience! Look for our YOGA retreats on FB ... more   less 

Additional Information about Balamku Inn on the Beach

Address: 5.7 kms. south of Majahual, Mahahual, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Costa Maya > Mahahual
Price Range: £67 - £88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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Balamku Inn On The Beach Mahahual, Mexico - Costa Maya
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Maybe best void fresh salads and take probiotics with you . Our places use purified water to clean veggies, certainly we do at balamku

over a year ago
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over a year ago
kancunkid Mahahual, Mexico Reviewed this property
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Hi Alex. The most economical way to get here from United States is to fly into Cancun and then take the ADO bus to Mahahual. Once you get to Mahahual you can take a taxi to the hotel. Now you have to understand that this hotel is approximately 6 km or approximately 4 miles from town. Since they only serve breakfast at this hotel and no other meals and taxis do not run out there on a regular basis you might want to consider renting a car in Cancun and driving to Mahahual. It is a very simple drive. It's a straight shot on Highway 307 south to the Mahahual turnoff. Once you make the left-hand turn it is approximately 60 km to the town of Mahahual and then another 6 km on the beach road to the hotel. Also if you have a car you will be able to go to some of the local attractions such as Bacalar and the Chocchoben Mayan ruins.

over a year ago
Miskolc, Hungary
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Hello there. You may look at flying through Mexico City as you are in the west. Then you could fly into Chetumal which is 1 1/2 hours from Mahahual. Lots of taxis at the airport and also a car rental agency if you change your mind. Having a car makes seeing the area a lot easier and for a few days, shouldn't be a lot of money.

Taxi to and from Chetumal will be around 1000 pesos each way ...

Let us know on our business email if you have more questions

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over a year ago

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“All the rooms are wonderful and facing the ocean. I prefer the upper rooms as the roof is much higher with the palapa”
132stephanef, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Book directly from the website, they have much better rates. They have upper rooms that improve a lot the view of hte caribbean sea.”
ArmandoEsquivel, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have beautiful views and are private from eachother.”
68sophief, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“They all seemed equally nice. Not all of them have palapa roofs.”
pickyinbarcelona, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“the bungalow was right on the beach and I would definitely choose that one again next time”
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