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Houston
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

It was our first time experience in a c/o beach. Murph and Cindy make you feel like you belong and are at home. Away from everything it's truly incredible. We kayaked to the reefs and evened out our tans. Definitely making this our anual get away!!!! So in love with our Playa Sonrisa family.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This was our second time at Playa Sonrisa. The first was 8 years ago. It's still pretty marvelous. Murph and Cindy, the American owners, are great hosts and will take care of you.. Just be sure you read all of Murph's cautions on the website and that you're really the type for being "off the grid" in a "clothing optional"...

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San Antonio
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our time at Playa Sonrisa immensely and absolutely plan to return. We had a fabulous time with Murph and Cindi. We had excellent food at their beautiful beach, great company and conversation. This was the vacation we had dreamed of for years!! Thank you to the Murphy's for opening this paradise.

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Iowa City, Iowa
Reviewed 26 August 2016

My wife and I have been in Playa Sonrisa 3 times in the past 3 years, and we plan to continue staying there every year. You can see from my reviews that we travel a lot and Playa Sonrisa is our favorite place to take vacation. The place is beautiful, clean and everything is excellent. Murph and Cindy are really...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

I gave Playa Sonrisa five stars because Murph and Cindy delivered exactly what they promised, a quiet, beautiful paradise. Now, please read ALL of their website and reviews before you decide to book! I would almost call this upscale "Glamping". For those of you who are not familiar with the term, look it up! Plan to be off grid! Insect...

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PlayaSonrisa, Owner at Playa Sonrisa, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 Stars! (as we like to joke: "5 stars - one for Monday, one for Tuesday ...) However I'd like to clarify that all 6 rooms have HOT showers (2 separate propane fired water heaters), so no need for a cool shower unless you prefer it. Also, it's a modern pressurized water system, not just a...

Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Great familiar stop for us. We've been staying here a number of years. Murph and Cindy are terrific, understanding hosts. Coffee is served early with juice, fruits and baked items. Cindys dinners are delicious, seafood, chicken , pork or beef. Her coconut shrimps are unrivaled. The beach here is narrow and walkable for a few miles. Very natural area. The...

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 April 2016

We have visited Xcalak for the past 10 years. We have stayed at most of the accommodations in this area and this is by far our favorite. Our room was clean, spacious and opened up to the lush groomed tropical landscape. Cindy and Donn are perfect hosts offering as much interaction as you want. They are helpful but not intrusive....

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London, England
Reviewed 24 February 2016

This is a great place for a get away from it all relaxing holiday at this clothing optional resort. The drive from Cancun took us 5+hrs but it's an easy drive with good roads apart from the last 7km from Xcalak which is on a very rough track. We wished we'd hired a 4 wheel drive rather than the basic...

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Puyallup, Washington
Reviewed 15 February 2016

This is our second trip to Playa Sonrisa. We have stayed at numerous naturist places around the world and this is our favorite. Murph and Cindy go out of their way to make you welcome. We especially like this place because it is not a wild party scene. It only accommodates around 7 couples. We have made lifetime friends from...

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Reviewed 13 February 2016

My husband and I just returned from a week down in Mexico, and we had the third opportunity to enjoy Playa SonRisa, in Xcalak. Despite its approximate 4 hour drive from Cancun, this amazing spot always rewards us for the long drive. Playa Sonrisa is a very quiet, relaxing little resort that offers limited accommodation on a private beautiful beach...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Playa Sonrisa

Address: Caribbean Costa Maya | 7 km (4 mi) North of Xcalak on the camino costero (beach road), Xcalak, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Costa Maya > Xcalak
Price Range: £63 - £137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Playa Sonrisa Xcalak, Mexico - Costa Maya
Playa Sonrisa Hotel Xcalak
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“Linda Vista Suite-- second-floor. Great porch, looking over the palm trees--and access to the roof for even grander sunset views..”
 of 5 bubbles nolaman, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“we usually stay on the second floor of the main house. Slept without the fan most nights since the breeze was off the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles billyreiner2222, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great! Love this place!”
 of 5 bubbles Riprory, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We like to stay in the bungalows because they are so quaint.”
 of 5 bubbles dickcraig, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are on the beach”
 of 5 bubbles G1230XTpeterc, 13 Feb 2016 | Read review
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