Barcelo Maya Tropical
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... to do / what to expect when we land in Mexico. She tells me "transport was included with our package". Oh lord... transportation is NOT included with my package this time. So I look things up online and find a company highly recommended by many tourists, several of them spending time at my resort. I booked us a ride from the airport to the resort (and back to the airport in a week), for just under $40 a person / trip. Not bad, especially for last minute. Sure, Vero said I should ...
IRONMAN DAY Got up early for the ferry to Cozumel. To watch the ironman Ferry crossing was horrendous. Spent the entire trip in the loo chucking up my breakfast !!!!! Was really good we were shouting for a British athlete called Rachel Joyce. She won the women's. Race. Don't know how they do it. Especially in that heat. Was hot today We watched the bikes from a lovely cafe bar that did all ...
... to the beach, where Olga was drumming up the members of her team for the Beach Olympics, who were wearing, oddly, purple bracelets. Uh oh. For the next hour and a half, we were part of the "Sexy People" team, and helped bring our team to Olympic victory through a team cheer, towel water-balloon volleyball, capturing a flag, sand caterpillar racing and a final team sand sculpture. Of a mayan god. With people for hair. Chewing on our ...
... br> Went a few rounds of pool in the Sports Bar afterwards, where a very nice bartender served me a delicious frozen coffee drink and cheered me on went I managed to sink a ball. My new favourite friend.
Tonight, there's a beach party going on outside our room, with a live band and all, but we're bushed. Going to enjoy the music as it lulls us to sleep... with more cowbell.
We rented bikes for the day and visited the Tulum ruins, an amazing location with a great beach and crystal clear blue water. Later we cycled up to Gran Cenote, not as impressive as Cenote Ikil near Chichen Itza but a much needed refreshing swim from the heat. There wasn't much else to do in town and it was very quiet so looked forward to moving onto Playa del ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBarcelo Maya Tropical Puerto Aventuras
Wonderful surroundings. Really nice people working at this place, being the best way they can to make you feel welcome... really want to go back..
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