Sunset Fishermen Spa & Resort
Travel Blogs from Playa del Carmen
... at home. We found a couple of littl e street stalls to come back to and try tacos and enchiladas for lunch some time, cheap as chips places. But for dinner... Off to our now favourite restaurant 100% natural. Pete had another Zanzibar and I had a smoothie of coconut, eggnog and mild (superb). pete had the suizitas to eat (which I had last time) and I had a salad with the smoothest tofu you have ever tasted! Again we got complimentary starters - brea dans dips, and I managed ...
... upon us. The evenings we'd not been indulging in some spurious romantic occasion or dining with new-found friends we'd investigated the wood-fired pizza oven at the poolside Aqua Bar or grabbed a buffet plateful from Cafe del Mar. But there had been a couple of memorable feasts we've yet to share. The taco night, which not only featured a smoke-laden grill al fresco but a fabulously amateurish attempt at aquatic dance routines by the same dance troupe who'd entertained us ...
... ruins and visit some haciendas.
Haciendas are big, old estates that had Agave plantations, used to make rope in the 19th century (which I guess they made a lot of money from). Some have been restored and turned into museums and upscale hotels and some are ruins, as if they haven't been touched since 19th century. One was delightful, it was a huge piece of land with multiple crumbling buildings, it had reception room, dining rooms, a chapel, patios, overgrown ...
... vantage point we can spot the ebb and flow of people on the avenue. Shops don't open until after 10 and people don't appear until after that. It's not until about midday that there is much life either here or on the beach. By evening La Quinta is in full force, with restaurants full to bursting. There is an Argentinian restaurant directly underneath us that is possibly the busiest restaurant in Playa. It's always full with people waiting to get in. ...
Just down the coast from the infamous Cancun is the quieter and more classy resort called Playa Del Carmen. This was a nice place to re-charge our batteries after overlanding 1000 miles through backwater Mexico and it was also the starting point for a group tour which we had booked on which would take us through Belize, Guatemala, ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking