Posada el Moro
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Having been to Cancun and Playa del Carmen before, we were so happy when we discovered the small fishing town of Puerto Morelos.
Far away from the souvenir hawkers of the bigger cities and no sign of Senor Frogs or the like (please don't ever let them in!), we enjoyed an incredibly relaxed week in town.
We can't claim it's …
... not appear to be any large hotels here, just holiday condos. We walk along the beach and stop and for drinks at a restaurant. It is not a particularly hot day so I opt for coffee which is very classily provided in a disposable plastic cup. There are very few people on the beach and it's very peaceful. My guide book recommends a Uruguayan restaurant which sounds nice, so we walk into the village to try and find it. We find ...
... and had some cocktails by the pool, in the sun. It was happy hour too, always a bonus. The drinks continued up in the room and were going down well. We later got ready and headed out for our dinner. Kar's choice, Casa Tequila - a Mexican restaurant which wasn't too far away. Everyone seemed to enjoy their meal apart from Sam who was served Enchiladas covered in chocolate??? The Piña Coladas were good too. We then ...
... in bed! The beach is 20 feet away.
Last night, right after we arrived, we met a lady from Virginia who'd been on our flight. She was staying right below us. Also some people from England in another Cabana. And after we grabbed a beer and came up to our deck, another lady from Pender Island, BC, came up to chat.
Today I woke at 6 to the surf and the strange sounding birds:-) A re-nap, then a walk on the beach (there are resorts and condos all ...
... was around 7 euros. Food extremely cheap, especially when you know where to go. A decent Mexican meal from the plaza would cost just merely 1.60 euros.
Their buses are quite decent with 8 pesos each way (60cents) but no bus stops signs although you can figure it out from the people waiting on the street. But the drivers are fearless.
Once, when we were going to the beach, Mat, one of the guys of the hostel, got in the bus first, he was ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPosada el Moro Puerto Morelos
We had a lovely stay here and the only thing negative was that they aren't great at communicating before you come... but hang in there, it's worth the effort.
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