When we checked in we were told what time meals were and what time the power was on - nothing about the area of the amenities of the resort.
We tried showering after we checked in, but the water just dripped down the side of the wall (we had seen pictures of this in tripadvisor reviews). It cleaned us off slightly. After dinner, we got back to the cabana and there was no water at all. None. We told reception, and they fixed it in 15 minutes. After that, we had no problems with our water and our shower worked just fine.
The cabana itself was in need of a cleaning. The shower was dirty and the floor needed to be mopped. They seemed to sweep daily and tidy bedding/towels, but overall, it felt grungy. There was a small kitchen - stove and water. Since it seemed grungy, we weren't in a hurry to do anything in it and didn't take advantage of it.
There were some sort of ritual going on every day throughout the day. I assume it was a Mayan thing, but no one told us what the schedule was. At one point in the evening, we heard loud sobbing and wailing. It was a little disconcerting. We chalked it up to another ritual and thought it would have been nice if during our check-in there was some sort of orientation to the 'culture' of the place. We felt like we were intruding.
We were happy when we were on the beach and totally relaxed. The beach is really one of the most spectacular beaches we both had ever seen. White sand as far as you could see in both directions. There were very few people on the beach - I counted 3 when I went down in the morning. There were enough chairs and table for everyone. It was like being alone in paradise.
If you go here, go for the beach. It was fabulous.
We spent the next three nights at a great resort, but the beach wasn't even close to spectacular.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Dos Ceibas Hotel is the right place for the ones looking for peace and quiet in the Tulum area. Surranded by the nature our guests can enjoy the seaside, the local food of our restaurant and several relaxing and spiritual activities from the Dos Ceibas Spa. Guests can choose among different types of rooms regarding their personal needs and taste: seaside view rooms, garden view rooms and apartments. We can make your holidays special helping you to visit the main attractions through organized tours and excursions. Check also our website and Facebook official page Hotel Dos Ceibas to know better about us and contact us for any question. Look forward to hearing from you. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Posada Dos Ceibas Tulum
- Posada Dos Ceibas Hotel Tulum