Grand Velas Riviera Maya
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Drycleaning onsite
- Continental Breakfast
- High-speed internet in room (surcharge)
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... we quickly learnt how logical a street layout can be, odd numbers (Calle 25) east-west, even numbers North-South and all one way, alternately. Given the state of some London roads we could use some of that logic, though street number 25 isn't very apealing as a name. Anyway it was a nice hotel, though again the swimming pool was just a bit too chilly! Peter bought himself a Mexican Panama hat (having thought they all came from Ecuador) nd we ate ...
... any damage to the Stalagmites or Stalactites is intense and the protection of the system is vital.
We come out of the river into the rain and get changed and have a lovely lunch. My wounds are redressed with fresh dry bandages and we make our way back to the bus for an afternoon of hotel inspections.
Tulum is a bit of a party town, but a beach party for the most part. The beaches are wilder here and it feels a ...
... On our way back we snorkel in the second biggest reef in the world after Australia's one! We seen turtles and dolphins from the boat which looked stunning in the crystal blue/green water. We were all wrecked and burnt by the end of our day but our last night in playa we wanted to see the nightlife. We went to a really cool bar which served free drinks for women till 11pm so I didn't pay or a drink ...
... high on a cliff above the turquoise sea and the beach of Akumal where I had been promised I would snorkel with turtles and sting rays. As you can imagine I was having trouble managing my own expectations on this one, the visibility wasn't great but I saw a huge turtle so I went home happy. Now the real adventure begins, a long travel day tomorrow to Belize, one of the places on my trip that I'd always wanted to go. Planes 2 Buses 1 Collectivo 3 Trains Taxis 1 ...
Joselo spontaneously invited me to his friends birthday party 15 minutes before it was supposed to start. I decided to go, and I'm glad I did. It's way too easy to get stuck in the work bubble and not really get to know any locals. This was the first time I did something with a lot of people where none of them were my colleagues. We went to a restaurant, Pinola, where the birthday boy and two others were waiting. We were late, ...