BlueBay Grand Esmeralda

Carretera Federal Chetumal- Puerto Juarez km 300, Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Yucatan Peninsula, 77710, Mexico | 4 star resort
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Tulum, Playa Del Carmen, and a rental car!

A travel blog entry by vivianlam on Sep 19, 2013

What an awesome day!! So the original plan was to take the shuttle from the hotel to Playa De Carmen and then transfer over to another bus to go to Tulum... but the shuttle bus was full... So I asked about renting a vehicle. Turns out it is 1000 Pesos for a day which works out to about $80 CAD. It includes full coverage and the only thing I have to …

A timeshare and a spa day...

A travel blog entry by vivianlam on Sep 17, 2013

What a day! I woke up early and went to meet the rep so that I could go for the presentation. I had breakfast with Wendy and we chatted about the Mexican culture and how she ended up working for the hotel. Very interesting life she led up to this point. After the tour around the rooms, etc., it was the sales pitch. In the end, I got a deal I couldn …

Around the BlueBay...

A travel blog entry by vivianlam on Sep 16, 2013

What a wonderful sleep! The black out blinds and the firm but comfortable bed was awesome! I actually woke up in the middle of the night to turn off the fan 'cuz it was getting too cold for me. Lol. The fact that the hotel provided umbrellas in the rooms was just awesome. It was raining and windy this morning but it was still really warm and humid …

First day and three mosquito bites already!!

A travel blog entry by vivianlam on Sep 15, 2013

After deciding to start packing at 12:30 am... I took my time and by the time I was done, it was almost 2 am. :) I still got about 3 hours of sleep in before I got up and packed the remaining little items. The drive to the airport at 5:30 am is pretty good since there's no traffic. :) It did help to get to the airport by 6 am since I was the only …

The Unexplored Part of Mexico

A travel blog entry by superiorcold


... dead, we pulled out the fish and took our photos and then offered the fish to the captain and crew. What were we going to do with them? They graciously accepted and off we hopped to the pier. I didn't think I would like going out and fishing, the main reason why I haven't done it before, but after that experience, I can say I wouldn't hesitate to do it again.

We found ourselves in the busy shopping area of Cozumel. It is strange to say that the island has only ...

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This 4 star resort, located on Carretera Federal Chetumal- Puerto Juarez km 300, Playa del Carmen, is near The Jungle Place, Mexico Blue Dream, Geofish Dive, and Coco Cabana.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsBlueBay Grand Esmeralda Playa del Carmen

    Reviewed by sillysandra48

    Getting Lost in the Resort

    Reviewed Aug 9, 2011
    by (4 reviews) Melbourne , Australia Flag of Australia

    Hugh hotel - something like 7 restaurants - 2 main pools then hotel areas with their own pools. Good food - free bottle of tequila in the room - hot and humid - good stuff

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews BlueBay Grand Esmeralda Playa del Carmen

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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