Villas Sacbe Condo Hotel and Beach Club
Travel Blogs from Playa del Carmen
Wake up, check out, lunch, and off to the airport. A whole day of flying as we have to go via Mexico City to Cancun where we booked Villas Sacbe, a small resort at Playas del Carmen that has some apartments with a small kitchen. We got the name of a good guide from the Internet. We will get in touch with him tomorrow to make arrangements for some …
... heaps left for the next two spots. The weather was cloudy, still warm but not hot and the rain was holding off, when we got back into the boat wet and the captain took us to the next area it was a little cold but it didn't take long and we were at the next area and back in the warm water. This was the 2nd shallow area, again it was 5-10 meters deep with lots of fish getting around, the reef and coral in this area was better and there seemed to be lots of ...
... to replicate their sacred birds call. Along the steps either side are two snakes, the temple is made up in steps leading to the pyramid shape, only when it is the summer solstice can you see the design come to life. As the sun sets it hops down the steps one at a time, now we have been told that if you video this from start to finish and play it back fast forward you see how the sun and shadows make the snakes give the illusion that they are weaving along. Seriously this is ...
... bag, but hopefully a bag of goodies.
So just chillin now by the beach again, and yes there are the musos down here too, moutached old fellows competing with the Euro tunes over the stereo. So with burritos in front of me and another Sol to wash it down with, I will bid ye farewell as I hope my sunglasses are dark enough as I marvel at the bodies which should reconsider the bikini on their next trip!
... we're still blissfully unaware of just how stressful beach holidays can be due to other guests. Any notion of total serenity is kicked laughably into touch once we get to the sand. Our booking is meant to ensure us a private space on the beach, with daybeds and waiter service, away from the more hectic holidaymakers staying in 'regular' rooms. So we trot down to the chi-chi area, where black 'Palace Diamond Elite' flags are flying and settle in on the super-comfy beds, ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool