A Casual Paradise for Couples
  All You Need Is Your Sonrisa !
     Caribbean Costa Maya, Xcalak, Mexico
Playa Sonrisa
"Smile Beach"
Recommended Hotels for In-Transit Layovers
Playa Sonrisa is about 4.5 ~ 5 hours drive time from the airport.
Add ~2 hrs for clearing Customs & Immigration, baggage retrieval & car rent,
and many guests choose to break the journey up.  Here's some hotel options:

Close to Cancun Airport  
Marriott Courtyard:   www.marriott.com
Located about 1 km north of the airport on Hwy 307.
(Nice rooms, free airport shuttle service)

Downtown Cancun
Kin Mayab: www.hotelkinmayab.com
Near the bus station, walk to 'restaurant row' on Ave.Yaxchilan.

Playa del Carmen
Paraiso Azul: www.casadegopala.com
2nd St & 10th Ave: 1 block off the pedestrian promenade
Clean, charming, economical & close to the heart of PdC.

Hacienda del Caribe: www.haciendadelcaribe.com
Same as above, half a block closer to "5th Ave".

Holiday Inn Express:  www.holidayinn.com
On the highway not in town, south end & east side of 307

Casa Amor del Sol:  www.amordelsol.com
Zona Hotelera south, on east side of road (not beachfront).  
Owners are Playa Sonrisa alumni - clothing optional hot tub on roof.

Mak Nuk Village: www.maknukvillage.com
Nudist condo-hotel a few blocks east of the highway.
* New mgmt, now called "Intima"

Don Diego de La Selva: www.dondiegodelaselva.com/en/
Boutique hotel a few blocks west of the highway.
Playa Sonrisa
Postcards from
Playa Sonrisa