Resort Spotlight: Sandos Caracol Eco Resort

Sandos Caracol Eco Resort is an all-inclusive hotel in Playa del Carmen located on a beautiful, unspoiled white-sand beach. Designed for nature lovers and explorers, this hotel lies in the middle of a lush, green area at the edge of an exotic jungle surrounded by cenotes, mangroves and natural lagoons.

Resort Areal; photo courtesy of Sandos

Sandos Caracol is a family-friendly hotel, hosting 955 rooms and offering adventure options for children with a water park and a Kid’s Club. In addition, this Riviera Maya hotel boasts gorgeous gardens, delicious à la carte restaurants, tennis courts, nightclub and wedding/meeting facilities. For guests who love nature and animals and wish to explore the turquoise waters of the Mexican Caribbean, Sandos Caracol offers the perfect vacation destination. 

Jade River; photo courtesy of Sandos

Sandos Caracol is located in Riviera Maya, roughly 45 minutes south of Cancun International Airport.

Jungle Massage option; photo courtesy of Sandos

Fact Sheet:

  • All Inclusive & Family Friendly
  • 8 onsite dining options
  • 24-Hour all inclusive (including snacks during restaurant closing hours)
  • 9 bars/lounges including 3 swim up bars, disco bar, and theatre bar
  • 3 Pools
  • Tour Desk
  • Daily Themed Eco-Activities – swimming in the Jade River, Animal Keeper, Eco Tours, Sensory Experience, swimming in the cenote, bike path, romantic boat ride, and underground Maya cooking
  • Daily & Nightly Activities/Entertainment 
  • Theater
  • Aqua Park
  • 24/7 Fitness Center & Tennis courts
  • Spa services available at Sandos Spa (extra charge)
  • Yoga, volleyball, aerobics, arts & crafts
  • Non-motorized water sports (kayaks, Hobie cats, snorkeling, intro to diving), motorized water sports (extra charge)
  • Kids Club & Teens Club 
  • Select Club adults only areas & rooms
  • Guests of Sandos Caracol Eco Resort are able to use the facilities at Sandos Playacar Beach Resort with a complimentary day pass!
  • Allows quadruple occupancy in select room categories*
Main Pool; photo courtesy of Sandos

Aqua Park:

The water park features 29 slides and is divided into three areas: the Aqua Park for young children with 17 mini slides, a children’s area with 5 slides and an area for teenagers and adults with 7 slides.

Aqua Park; photo courtesy of Sandos

Select Club:

For those ages 18+, the Select Club section of Sandos Caracol Eco-Resort offers an adults only getaway. Choose a Select Club room category to take advantage of extras such as the exclusive Select Club Adults-Only Oceanfront Club House allows guests to enjoy and relax in an adults-only atmosphere, providing peace and quiet for maximum relaxation. The club house includes the following features:
– Towel service
– Lockers
– Showers
– Premium liquor bar and gourmet canapés
– Book selection with reading area
– Living room with TVs
– Billiard tables

The exclusive beach area provides:
– Hammocks
– Lounge chairs
– Beach beds
– Waiter service 

Sandos Caracol’s Select Club Adults-Only Rooms also feature the added bonus of an exclusive pool and Jacuzzi, complete with sun loungers and free Wi-Fi access.

Select Club Beach Area; photo courtesy of Sandos

Unique Activities Available at Sandos:

Bike Path, Underground Springs Route, Mangrove Path, Romantic Boat Ride (reservations required), EcoClub Nursery & plant a tree program, Organic garden, hanging bridges, Deer encounter, morning & evening wildlife walks, turtle lagoon, and much more

Hanging Bridges; photo courtesy of Sandos

Entertainment Schedule:

Nightly shows at the theater begin at 8:30 pm and include:

  • Monday: Heroes Show
  • Tuesday: Shakira Show
  • Wednesday: Fantasy Show
  • Thursday: Lady Gaga Show
  • Friday: Freddy Jackson Show
  • Saturday: Mayan Ceremony “The fire of life”
  • Sunday: Mexican Show
Maya Show; photo courtesy of Sandos

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