Located in Paamul, south of Playa del Carmen, this rustic resort sits on a perfect white-sand beach. Ten simple cabanas have two double beds each but no air-conditioning; 13 pricier hotel rooms have queen beds, air-conditioning, TVs, and kitchenettes. Ground-floor rooms feature private patios and direct beach access. There are RV and tent sites here, too. Facilities include a swimming pool, minimart, and restaurant; the full-service dive shop conducts PADI- and NAUI-certification courses.
Paamul, Carretera Cancún-Tulum, Km 85, 19 km (12 miles) south of Playa del Carmen, Puerto Aventuras, Quintana Roo, 77580, Mexico
984-875–1053; 612-353–6825-in the U.S.