The Royal Haciendas Resort
Travel Blogs from Playa del Carmen
Our "annual" late April visit to Playa. This trip was spiced up by the global "swine flu" scare. The resort was virtually empty, which was a shame since the epidemic was primarily a media frenzy and not an actual epidemic.
... we have is that we like to travel and as most people do (Im sure) We have a huge list of places that we want to visit and places that we would like to travel to. So for us to be going to mexico Is a great start.
We have all heard of the Mayans in some form and for us to be going to the Mayan temple of Chichen Itza where all of ...
We even find that Julia in the PR team who had been so helpful in the first few days has disappeared under mysterious circumstances, various staff members telling us she "no longer works here" with a hint of something sinister. Has she been sacked for giving Honeymoon Dinners to strange men, we wonder?! But various other staff members on learning we're departing today come to say goodbye as we eat lunch, telling us they'll miss us ...
... and the beach so it's hard to find access, especially in the roaring heat. We finally worked our way to the beach and found a place to relax. The beach is a lot bigger than Playa and a bit more surfy, there were lots of people around but it has an OK vibe and lots of people having fun. After swimming and sun bathing we found an awesome Japanese restaurant near by and indulged in something we hadn't had since back in New Zealand.
In the morning we were pretty keen to ...
... ones were good & recommended things to do & places to go. An interesting experience & a fun first day!
The penthouse has an amazing view. It's a 360 view! It was nice to get the shopping done so we could settle in and get relaxed. We are set to make some fresh salsa, guacamole and drinks for our afternoons by the pool!
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center