The Grand Mayan Riviera Maya
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Grand Mayan Riviera Maya Playa del Carmen
The Mayan Palace was great as usual, but as it was the off season there wasn't a lot to do. The staff was always curteous and friendly.
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TripAdvisor Reviews The Grand Mayan Riviera Maya Playa del Carmen
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... sharks stay in their skin and attract microorganism that want to feed from those oils. The problem is that once they are done with the oils they stay in their skin and keep feeding from the shark skin and it could be deadly for them.
He warned us that if we get to close we should touch them with the arms or shoulders but never with the palm of the hands.
In our way to the right location we also saw some dolphins, when we arrive there it was amazing to see the ...
... and headed into the beautiful water there. I hadn't usual panic about snorkelling as I hate putting my head under water but I soon got used to it and saw lots of fish. We decided to get an early lunch and went to the Mexican restaurant which was also included in the day out. After lunch we caught the train to the top of the river and snorkelled all the way down. Ayesha did a couple of ...
... pretty, and the monkeys were cool! They also have lizards running around every where. They do in Mexico as well but in the south I saw them more! I also saw a **** load of gators! Bigger than any gator I have ever seen in Louisiana I'm talking about gigantic 10 foot prehistoric looking thing! Right out of a movie! My fav part in Costa Rica was this little monkey at Antonio manual national park! He had a friend running around with him, but he def wasn't ...
... 8.30am. This sounded pretty early to me, as the first ferry off the island was at 6 and then it is a half hour ferry and two 20 minute buses to the airport. I had to be at on a boat at 7.30am for this whale shark trip. Enough back and forward story, we were drinking at this hostel, where the beers were cold and cheap (20 pesos, about $1.50) and Jose was telling me how hookers in Columbia knock on on your hotel door, you don't even have to look for them. I'd skipped dinner ...
... drive. Upon arriving at Playa Del Phoenix, one of the public beaches on the stretch that's actually NOT in front of a hotel resort, I walked towards the Mirador (view point), looked in front, couldn't help myself and exclaimed from the bottom of my lungs "Wow!" It surely is one of the most incredible beaches I've seen, the only thing comparable is probably Brazil, which has a very different feel altogether.The perfectly shaped crescent ...