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Nacional Beach Club and Bungalows Restaurant

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on the Malecon | Costa Maya, Mahahual, Mexico (Formerly Nacional Beach Club and Bunglows Restaurant)
+52 983 834 5719
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Nacional several times throughout my stay in Mahahual. The service is always great, whether you're sitting outside near the pool, on the beach, or inside. I love the bar with sings. The margaritas are great and the seafood is incredible. Try the ceviche!

Thank Sierra K
Lake Orion, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful breakfast with the best fresh squeezed orange juice, Chilli quillies and fresh fruit! The service was personable and loved the pretty, handmade placemats!

Thank Carrie H
Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Our new Years dinner was at this wonderful property. Host/owner Evan went out of his way to make the experience special for us. His warmth and welcoming personality made the evening special. The lobster and tenderloin was prepared perfectly and could not have been better. Thanks! Dave and Jackie

Thank DaveLP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

We are a family of six including 4 teenagers. We came out to Mahahual for a friends wedding. Evan and his staff were do inviting, friendly and helpful. The place is magnificent. It is a boutique style hotel with a strong emphasis on eco tourism, conservation and the environment. The rooms are clean and spacious and right on the beach... More 

Thank Simon N
Redding, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Awesome place with the best fresh fish & chips in Mahahual!! Also has the best view of the Caribbean right from your table and very friendly staff along with great cocktails!

Thank Laurie F
Mahahual, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I live in Mahahual and Nacional Beach Club is one of my favorite spots. Evan and the gang are super cool and the chilaquiles con puerco (basically breakfast nachos with smoked pork belly) are to die for. Throw in a screwdriver with their on the spot squeezed orange juice and your day is off to a good start!

Thank jmizekc
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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103 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The Nacional Beach club, hotel and restaurant is one of those places you canhang al day or a couple of days without moving to much around. Love the beach and water access, love the sun chairs and beds. Love the restaurant service to the beach. Love the restaurant deck and service away fromteh sand. love the food. Love the old... More 

Thank Andreas M
Brevard, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Ported at Costa Maya and took a taxi to the little town of Mahahual. Didn't know what to expect. Walked up and down the beach and by chance, stopped at this spot. The service was excellent, always with a smile. The drinks were large, loaded and really cheap (after coming from a cruise ship). The margaritas, rum punch and pina... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

To be in the Nacional Beach Club is a total and wonderful Experience that you dont want to lose. The Gourmet meals, delicious dishes by the chef, shrimps , rices, steaks, salads, lobster, fruits, the view , everything you wish, they have it !! Under Evan 's eyes everything works perfect and the service is very friendly and very efficient.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

In mexico, when i ask for coffee, i usually get maxwell house instant coffee.with a cup of warm water. At National Beach Club, it is hot fresh brewed and delicous. I love the food, the atmosphere of overlooking the pool and the Carribean . It is owned and operated by a lovely young family . The food is really really... More 

2 Thank Christina B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Caribbean, American, Seafood, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: on the Malecon | Costa Maya, Mahahual, Mexico (Formerly Nacional Beach Club and Bunglows Restaurant)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Costa Maya  >  Mahahual
  • Phone Number: +52 983 834 5719
Costa Maya's first eco-friendly boutique style hotel and beach club.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?