Occidental Grand Xcaret & Royal Club
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
TravelPod Member ReviewsOccidental Grand Xcaret & Royal Club Playa del Carmen
The resort was nicer and larger than I expected.
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... fries (trying to get her to gain some weight and she likes them). Back at the nearby grocery stores, we bought some more pop tarts. When leaving, I managed to scrape the front fender of the car on an oddly placed pole in the parking garage. Luckily it mostly hit a rubber protector, but still it's going to take some effort to avoid the rental ...
... glimpses of the cave systems going deeper into the earth.
Maria was snorkeling in the outer caverns whilst David was diving. Even being on the surface the view of the formations under water was out of this world and deepness of the color blue was amazing. Inside there was some beautiful birds that had similar colors to the kingfisher, but were about 2-3 times the size. Being a cave, bats were present too.
Back in Playa Del ...
... Jodi gave me. The ride started out well, Jodi and Danny went up top to where the captain is, and the rest stayed on the bottom, with the guide, as they were getting the bait ready. We were using 7-10 inch frozen fish for bait. They got the outriggers and depth weights ready, so that we could have 10 lines in at the same time, and not get tangled as we troll. Then the rain came again. The rains came and Jodi and Danny came down from up top, and told we are around 500 feet deep ...
... 31 feet. The dive site included a plane wreck and large anchor along with colourful coral and fish.
After lunch we both headed back off the ship for a look around the local markets before another swim and dinner.
It is Halloween tonight and many people dressed up and celebrating. The crew had set up a Haunted House on one of the lower decks which was quite scary but lots of ...
... water and swam/snorkelled All day. It was a great spot because its right near the ferries so we watched a constant parade of people getting on and off the boats which ran pretty much continuously. I reckon the ferries must take 300 people, maybe more. There were also a large number of Brazilians at the beach, in their usual attire. I think it's marvellous how here togs togs togs, undies undies undies doesn't seem to apply, or if it does, no one ...