The Grand Mayan Riviera Maya

Km 48 Carretera Federal , Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Yucatan Peninsula, 77710, Mexico | 5 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Playa del Carmen

Fearless with Whale Sharks

A travel blog entry by katintheair on Jul 20, 2012

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Mexico is a place that you go to NOT remember what happened. However, much to my surprise it became one of the best experiences of my life.

I immediately knew I would fit in with no problem when I landed in Cancun and the Air Traffic Control tower was painted to look like a giant Corona bottle. That was signal A, that Mexico was sure to be …

Fifty Shades of Blue

A travel blog entry by luckshmy.subash


... while we have been travelling. It is almost like we have to hunt for it. Unfortunately the hunting hadn’t even begun when Subash spotted a tour company. They were selling day tours for Chichen Itza. This would help us due to the lack of time we had, but the downside would be that we would lose a day in Cancun. After we booked the tour we ended up at the Outback. We discussed the tour and maybe extending another night at our hotel as we ...

Snorkel with the Whale Sharks

A travel blog entry by franzmiller


... had weapons and that might prevent the situation from deteriorating, which would be safer for us. After filling out a report and some more yelling, the local harbor policia show up. I'm not really sure what was resolved, but we left and the fishermen did not follow. After another hour of bone jarring motoring through the sea, we arrive back at our point of origin. I was expecting an argument about a refund, but the refund was provided with multiple apologies.

EN Back to civilization

A travel blog entry by obrobr


... the same day. We had long 8 hours wait ahead of us. Luckily we got into chatting with 2 lovely guys during our check-in. They were absolute sweethearts and we had loads of fun. We played cards and talked for hours. They have also arranged delivery of medicine for my sickness. Not many people are so nice and would do the same. As we found later they are quite famous in USA. Our ...

Farming, falling out, fisticuffs and flouncing

A travel blog entry by hjrlancaster


... It was all he talked about. Most of this was reported to me through Amadeo as interpreter.
Gabriel had also been telling us about how he had found a huge snake, which he called an Anaconda, in the jungle near where we were working. He said that when Mayans found a snake, they killed it, because a snake made the water in an area turn to mud, and when you killed it the water would run clear. Amadeo thought this was a bit strange, and ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Grand Mayan Riviera Maya Playa del Carmen

    Reviewed by utahrugby

    Excellent Stay, but a little slow

    Reviewed Oct 10, 2011
    by (1 review) Murray , United States Flag of United States

    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.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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