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budget hotel with best beach

I am looking for a budget hotel on the beach, within walking distance of town. I am less interested in the hotel itself as I will spend very little time there, but would like a really good beach.

Any suggestions?

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1. Re: budget hotel with best beach

Look into these options:

Luna Blue

http://www.lunabluehotel.com/

Mimi del Mar

http://www.mimidelmar.com/

Fusion

http://www.fusionhotelmexico.com/

Playa Maya

http://www.playa-maya.com/

Alhambra

http://www.alhambra-hotel.net/en/Home.php

Playa Palms

http://www.playapalms.com/

Shangri-La Caribe

http://www.shangrilacaribe.net/

Enjoy your trip!

duluth,mn
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2. Re: budget hotel with best beach

budget and beach dont match well.most of the budget hotels are a few blocks off the beach.your definition of "budget" and "good beach" would help.

St Paul, MN
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3. Re: budget hotel with best beach

I agree with nebabob- what do you consider to be a price for a budget beach hotel?

There are options, but some are pretty crude accommodations, La Ruinas cabanas & camping, on the beach between Jaurez and 2 Calle. Nice beach, but I wouldn't stay there.

You might want to do a "TA search in" for Los Colibri and Costa del Mar, 2 resorts that are sideways to the beach between calle 10 & 12. They look suitably run down. Appears to be ground central for the scuba divers. There beach bar is La Parita.

That beach is so nice between the docks in PDC that the property is worth a fortune. New condos are being built all the time. Only so much beach.

I personally would look for value and not budget in PDC.

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4. Re: budget hotel with best beach

Si, more info would be helpful. Budget can mean so many things to different people.

Also go on day trips to the fantastic beaches of Tulum and Akumal or check out hotels there.

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5. Re: budget hotel with best beach

The beach huts at Tulum are about 70 usd, second row 50 usd. No electricty after 10:00 PM or so, candles. Maybe this is the place for you. They are actually pretty cool. But, a long way from Playa.

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6. Re: budget hotel with best beach

Most of those mentioned that are actually on the beach range in price from 100-150 per night this time of year. Is that budget?

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7. Re: budget hotel with best beach

We really enjoyed Mimi del Mar. Stayed in Dec about a year and half ago. I believe we paid around $70 a night and were very pleased. I thought the beach was large and very nice.

Not sure of the beach condition, but we checked out Playa Palms on a recent trip and liked the hotel very much.

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8. Re: budget hotel with best beach

...you gotta love suitably run down, now I have to cheque them out and quantify "suitably"...could be an adventure in itself!!!

Thanx,

Zibet

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9. Re: budget hotel with best beach

"They are actually pretty cool. But, a long way from Playa."

45-60 minutes is not a long way IMO. If a good beach is number one, Tulum should be on the list for a daytrip or possible stay.

Rooms in town are $50 or so with A/C. Most cabanas on the beach are way more than $70, except for the 2 really budget places.

Akumal is about 20-30 minutes away.

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10. Re: budget hotel with best beach

Cabanas Copal has some cabanas with shared bathrooms that go for $35 in low season.