Hotel Riviera del Sol
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So our first day in playa the weather was great, we had our complimentary breakfast, which was toast, cereal, coffee and juice. We got our stuff together and headed for the beach, our hotel has a beach club down on the beach we could sit at for free, on their sun beds and they serve food and drinks. After the short walk to the beach and then another short stroll to the club we were set up with some nice sun beds and umbrella right on ...
9) Now I am about to leave the house to see my first Mexican football match. Atlante FC vs Chivas!
Taxi drivers here are absolutely clueless! There are hundreds of them driving the street as pretty much anyone can become a taxi driver. ...
... michelada's (famous in Mexico), a glass half full with lime juice, clamato, worcestershire, and other spices, that you pour your beer into. It was tasty, but we both agreed that there was no point messing with a good thing. The nachos were also good, but didn't compare to those at The Mysterious Restaurant. We decided to move locations for our next drink, not bars, but to the tree forts!! Since the drinks were expensive, we waited until happy hour (half price), to order. Our ...
... bar and a few shops by our dock, and nothing else but hotels.
Everyone else wanted to go ashore as soon as we docked, to see what was there, and maybe get a taxi downtown. So I went along. There was a long line getting off the ship, and It was very hot walking around in the sun. And the shops were the same cheesy souvenir stands we’d seen in Costa Maya, Mexico last year.
We tried for the taxi stand, but the line was really long and none of ...
... Itza we passed through a historic Mexican town named Valladolid leading to Suytun Cenote, a limestone eroded cavern system (numerous all over the Yucatan Peninsula), where Mayans performed rituals and accessed water. This particular one was enormous and I was surprised to see some musicians performing within. It was our chance to enjoy some refreshing swim-time to break the heat of the day and take in some traditional Mayan music. I must admit after being away from ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet