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The Best Spots for Instagram at Sandos Caracol

You’ll be a click away from becoming an influencer

If you want to give your Instagram an upgrade during your vacation in Playa del Carmen and you don’t know how, we’re here to recommend you the best places to take selfies, or ask your personal photographer (a.k.a. your friends!) to capture your next profile picture.






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The Best Drinks for Enjoying the 2018 World Cup

Come enjoy the sunshine with us and say “Cheers!” with the best drinks in honor of the 2018 World Cup.

It’s full-on soccer season, and we know that not all soccer fans are in Russia right now to celebrate… because there are some places that are a little less chilly where you can experience your passion for the game.



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Niasha Joins the Family at Sandos Caracol

A pampered piglet, full of care and affection, comes to Sandos Caracol… but why? 

Niasha is a two-and-a-half year old Vietnamese pig who lived with her loving family, made up of her, her human and a dog, in Playa del Carmen up until about a month ago.

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Sandos Caracol Gets Its Highest Ever Rainforest Alliance Score

We continue to set the example for eco-tourism in the Riviera Maya

With our best score to date, at Sandos Caracol we’ve proudly cemented our position regarding sustainability and our commitment to the environment.

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What Makes the Beach at Sandos Caracol so Unique?

This is how we show our respect for Nature

Although it’s true that we share the same sea with other nearby hotels and beach clubs, the ecosystem that we find at Sandos Caracol area is something truly different… and it has to do with our personality, our sustainability, and our commitment to the environment.

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Why it’s so important to keep our beaches clean

We are a key player in this important task

Today, we know a lot of ways to play our part when it comes to the conservation of our environment, but do you know the extent of your actions every time you are on vacation?

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Why Sandos Caracol is the ideal paradise for families

It's such an experience!

Are you thinking about where to go on your next family vacation?  Here’s how you and the kids will have the time of your lives during your visit to Sandos Caracol.


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Here’s How Our Resort Got Such Great Customer Service

Our people make us proud!

It was in 2007 when Humberto Rodríguez joined the team as Sandos Caracol‘s waiter captain, perhaps without imagining the entire career that awaited him within the “Sandistas” family, as Sandos employees call themselves.

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Plastic Planet

Our Ocean Needs You

Did you know that every second, more than 200 kg of plastic are dumped into the seas and oceans of the world? Learn more about the reality of plastic and how every action counts.


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Biodiversity at Playa del Carmen

Get to know the threats to biodiversity in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Due to the exploitation of natural resources by humans, we see less and less biodiversity where life used to be everywhere you looked, hence the importance of transforming our vision towards sustainability.

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Dinner the Teppanyaki Way!

Visiting El Templo is more than a dinner

This is why El Templo is one of the most popular restaurants at Sandos Caracol

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Training Heroes to Save Animals

Sandos Caracol Eco Resort and Animal Heroes team up to protect animals

At Sandos Caracol, we’re proud to announce our collaboration with Animal Heroes, a non-profit, non-governmental organization that defends the rights of our animal friends in Mexico.

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We've just launched our new Eco Family Penthouses

One more reason to vacation with the whole family

At Sandos Caracol Eco Resort, we’re proud to present our new addition to the Signature Eco Section: the Eco Family Penthouses! 

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Top 5 Water Park Slides

Get the thrill of it!

Have you been to the most fun water park for kids and adults?  Let us tell you about the TOP 5 Aqua Park slides at Sandos Caracol 

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Signature Eco-Collection Room

Signature Eco-Collection Rooms

Heaven for children


Our new guestrooms were inspired by nature, and designed for families to provide everything need to rest and enjoy a pleasant stay filled with adventure, fun, and relaxation.

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Samuel, 11 Years Smiling at Sandos

People like him enhance the service our family provides

There is nothing that makes us gladder than having people like Samuel Ku (Sammy, to his friends) on our team. This Waiter Captain is a man who not only stands out because of his smile, but also for offering his vast experience and kindness towards those who stay at Sandos Caracol.





Supporting mexican talent at the Oceanman Open Water 2017

Lucila was the first woman of Quintana Roo participating on this competition


Sandos Hotels & Resorts accompanies Lucila Navarese, a Mexican athlete, to compete at the Oceanman Swim in Benidorm, Spain




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How do we continue to improve the quality of our service?

Our Sandistas go through in-house training to provide better service.

The Sandos Hotels & Resorts staff graduates from Sandos Institute, highlighting the mutual commitment between human resources and the company.






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TOP 5 differences between Day of the Dead and Halloween

Discover the singularities of both celebrations


Although Day of the Dead and Halloween can be perceived as very similar celebrations, the reality is that their origin and cultural meanings are very different.




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Catrina Makeup Tutorial – Step by Step

Turn yourself into a Catrina (Sugar Skull)

We’ll show you an easy step-by-step Catrina (or sugar skull) makeup tutorial so you can be prepared for this Halloween and/or Day of the Dead! 



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That Moment When Kids Receive Toys on Three Kings Day

The Sandos Foundation joined efforts with one common goal: giving smiles.

On Three Kings’ Day (January 6), the Three Wise Men visited communities in the Riviera Maya, where they visited children who most need moments of hope to mark their lives in a positive way.


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