Riu Sparreise Playa Del Carmen
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... on crazy waves, it being just before 4 am at this point. We finally were able to drop off our bags and go through security check, which also wasn't quite open yet haha. Thankfully we only waited about 10 minutes.
We got through security quite quickly and continued to walk to our gate, gate 80 to be exact. Bryce noticed a Starbucks as we walked and my brain went into overdrive! COFFEE!!! He smiled and we walked a little faster towards the wonderful smell of ...
... and thus extreme care is required when diving.
We were taken to the cenote Dos Ojos (Two Eyes) by Clement, a very experienced cave diver. Even though David wouldn't actually go into the cave system as such, it was very re-assuring to have a one on one guide with such experience when you are in a cavern that is 60m away from a surface exit. The first dive was a real eye opener - diving through flooded caverns full of stalegmites and ...
Today we went separate ways to do two different excursions. Jan joined the Fury Catamaran snorkelling trip which lasted nearly four hours. Approximately 100 people were on the tour making for a fun group. We headed around the Oasis and also two other Carnival ships anchored nearby. A little further down the coast the catamaran reached our snorkelling position so everyone ...
... that best so far. We might try the Italian tonight if Simon is feeling well enough. The drinks are amazing and there is a really nice lady who comes to serve us near the pool, so we don't even have to get up. We like margaritas, piña coladas and sombreros best. We have also had some other strange concoctions that I can't remember. They make you feel quite drowsy in the hot sun! The sea was much calmer today so ...
... our bags and marched straight down to the beach. Although the sea was pretty warm, it was at least a bit refreshing!
The beach would have been beautiful if it weren't for the collection of all inclusive hotels and resorts lined along. We found a small patch of shade and were moved along because it was a 'private' beach for that particular hotel. Pah! Too hot to stick around for long, we had a wander of the main 'strip' of Playa del Carmen which is a ...
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