Posada el Moro
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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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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 ...
... by crocs just yet! The weather here is super warm and even in the evenings it's nice to have a shower after a walk! Today we were at the beach and it started raining but we kept lying on our towels despite the lashing rain as it was still hot! 3 minutes later the sun came out and it was like the rain never happened! Always around 30 degrees. This is a true paradise and the beaches are white with turquoise water! Things are a pit pricy compared to South America but bargaining is the ...
... 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 ...
... perhaps even better than in Cancun, with palm trees, beautiful sand and water, and, more importantly, with much friendly prices. For us, the Caribbean paradise that we were looking for! One day we rented a scooter, circled the entire island, visited the turtle farm and some place with good views. I celebrated my 32nd birthday here. I could not choose better place - Island of Women! :-) We liked it here so much that we did not want to return to the mainland. ...