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Barcelo Karmina

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Our Opinion

The Barcelo Karmina is an excellent 4.5 star resort with quality cuisine, large rooms and a great entertainment team. Everything at this resort is above par, from the attentive service to the impressive pool area. All the suites are spacious with lovely bathrooms. If it's in the budget, upgrade to a Master Suite with a plunge pool. The resort is wheelchair accessible. This hotel is great for weddings and honeymoons. The Barcelo Karmina is definitely one of our top recommendations for an all inclusive vacation in Manzanillo.

From the brilliant-green tropical gardens, down to the golden-sand beach and descending into the slate blue water of the Pacific Ocean, the scenery offered at the Barcelo Karmina Hotel is sure to awaken your senses. This five-star all-suite hotel is one of the best values for a luxurious family vacation to Manzanillo. Exclusive in its ambiance and set on the Las Hadas peninsula offering a private cove beach and adjacent to the Mantarraya golf course.

Location: On a nice stretch of beach next to Santiago Beach and close to the marina. Approximately 25 minutes to downtown Manzanillo and 30 minutes from the airport.

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • Alberto C : Mexico City, Mexico
An Oasis in Manzanillo

Manzanillo Colima Mexico is not my favorite place in Mexico but when I needed to visit Manzanillo to attend some Customs Issue I stayed in this hotel that belongs to the Spain Group that offers "All Inclusive" and my surprise was that this Hotel complies good level of expectations in service, clean rooms, beautiful gardens, swimming pools, etc. I had the chance to pay for an "upgrade" to drink premium labels, to have access to their lounge, mini bar with free drinks included, room service, etc. They have options of "International Restaurants" but you have to book in advance your table for dinner. In my opinion they have to work to improve their food menu because is not the best.

  • jorge s : Napa Valley, California
family trip

just want to say that this resort was amazing and would recommend it to anyone visiting manzanillo. the room was very clean and very spacious with an amazing view would definitely stay again in this resort.

  • Mark D : Rochester, United Kingdom
Business and family

Where do I start, moved rooms 3 times, poor front desk service but Jessica helped smooth the final move. Very disappointed and recommend by the company. First room had blood on bed and broken coffee table. Second room wasn't suitable for the family, third room had damp smell, stains on sofa and mould on picture frames. Final move thanks to Jessica was great and room was clean and not damp.Food at buffet was consistently good, service was variable. The Japanese Resturant wasn't great and far off being authentic. Beach and pools are lovely for the family. Staff are great around the complex. Front desk staff need to be better prepared for dealing with customers and require customer service training. Tried to speak to the front staff at 06h50 as I was refused entry to the buffet for breakfast as they only open at 07h00. Tried to explain I needed to leave early for work - no chance. Went to front desk - fast asleep and tried to wake him but would not stir from his deep slumber! It would have been funny if I hadn't had to go to work.If you expect 5 stars you will be very disappointed, it's more 3 to 4 star and needs work on the rooms.

  • Michelle L : Delta, Canada
We will be back

We had a spring break vacation at Barcelo Karmina for our family of four. We loved it. Food was incredible, rooms were large and comfortable. I recommend paying the extra and booking an ocean view, sitting on the deck watching the waves and the beach was part of the experience. Lots of activities for the kids, nightly entertainment, and safe, secure grounds that made it comfortable to send the kids off on their own. The enclosed beach was perfect for kids to wade in and safe from the crazy surf - and it was easy to ask staff to let us out the gate to the main public beach for walks. We loved it, we will go again!

  • jaimeoro : Whittier, California
Barcelo Karmina Manzanillo

This place called Barcelo Karmina is not a 4 diamond AAA recognition resort. I have never been to a hotel so mismanaged. I reserved a 2 night stay for August 8 thru 10 2017. I paid for premium level. On my arrival my family and I where not greeted. I ask for the premium level checking. I had to wait for 15 minutes only one hotel representive at premium level to check in guess and this is a 324 luxury room hotel. The rooms are out dated, the safe was not bolted down or secured, the air conditioning was not working properly, the hygiene of the bathroom is terrible, clog sinks, dirty showers with mildew. Now let's head out to the pool area, workers use pool water to clean the patio chairs and tables that guess use to lay on and sun bathe. Pool is not check for it's ph balance, the maintenance is terrible lots of safety hazards, inside pool lights are not secured with screws, they are using plastic zip ties to hold lamps secure. Restaurants are not great. Table cloths are stained and dirty, food is not 4 diamond quality. Service is terrible. This hotel need to reorganize and trained everyone from the bell boy to Management. I spoke to management the first night I was there and explain that the hotel is not up to the standards it should be. I'm include photos that I took for the only 2 nights I stayed. I will not stay at any Barcelo hotels.

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature

  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • A la carte dinners (reservations required)
  • Wine with meals
  • Domestic and international drinks from 10:30am-2am
  • In-room mini-bar stocked daily (water, soft drinks, and beer)
  • In-room safe
  • Daytime tennis (1 hour per week)
  • Snorkeling
  • Kayaking
  • Water polo
  • Beach volleyball
  • Badminton
  • Pool table
  • Theme nights
  • Daily activities
  • Nightly entertainment
  • 324 junior suites in two 7-storey buildings
  • Restaurants including 2 a la carte (International/Italian and Mexican)
  • Bars including Swim-up bar
  • 24 hr room service (fee)
  • Pools connected by waterfalls
  • Waterslide
  • Spa
  • Fitness centre
  • Tennis
  • Motorized water sports (fee)
  • Games room
  • Golf nearby
  • Beauty salon
  • Tour desk
  • Souvenir shop
  • Conference room
  • Laundry service (fee)
  • Medical service

Junior Suites include:

  • 1 king or 2 double beds
  • Air-conditioning
  • Living area w/double sofa-bed
  • Small dining area
  • Satellite TV
  • Mini-fridge
  • In-room safe
  • Full bathroom
  • Terrace or balcony
  • Max occupancy 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 kids

Kids Deals - Two kids 7 & under stay & eat free when sharing a room and existing bedding with 2 adults.

For the Kids - Kids Club for ages 4-12, waterslide, and movie theatre. Babysitting service available for a fee.

Honeymooners - Receive a room upgrade (subject to availability) and a private dinner in room. Request at time of booking, requires proof of marriage.

Golf Bonus - Receive 40% off green fees at the Isla Navidad Golf Course including transfers to/from the hotel.

Spa Bonus - 20% off Spa treatments for Sunquest guests only.

Early Booking Bonus - Barcelo Karmina may offer early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

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Barcelo Karmina
Ave Vista Hermosa 13, Manzanillo 28867 Mexico

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges upon check-in to fulfil.

Hotels do not condone unruly behavior, parties in rooms, excessive noise or any other actions that violate the hotels terms of use. Guests may be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules. makes every effort to ensure that the information on this page is accurate, however, all information on this page is subject to change without notice. is not responsible for any changes, errors or omissions that may occur.