Mahekal Beach Resort in Playa del Carmen

Mahekal Beach Resort in Playa del Carmen is commemorating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, April 22, by giving back to our planet and their guests, in a big way! For the next 50 days (March 2-April 22, 2020) Mahekal will be offering all guests a 30% discount, with rates starting at $189 (for travel March 2, 2020 – December 19, 2020). Additionally, for each reservation made on Earth Day itself (April 22), Mahekal will donate one tree to to be planted.⠀

Mahekal’s employees will also team up with guest and locals every Saturday for the next 50 days to execute a beach cleanup led by the resort’s Sustainable Development Manager, Jennifer Lara. From there, Lara will direct the cleanup team in separating the trash into recyclables, materials to be repurposed and more — ensuring best practices are utilized in the waste disposal, eliminating excess rubbish in the area and the need for trash bags.⠀

Know for it’s unique design, private palapa-style bungalows and abundance of nature — complete with cascading trellise, lush greenery and 160 species of native planets — Mahekal is no stranger to sustainability. Outside of Earth Day, Mahekal Beach Resort uses sustainable practices daily by:⠀

• Conserving energy and limiting water waste⠀
• Performing waste separation⠀
• Offering natural and organic toiletries made in biodegradable and recyclable packaging, purchased from a local company⠀
• Equipping staff with eco-friendly cleaning supplies⠀
• Supporting local markets by serving locally sourced and organic foods⠀