Occidental Grand Xcaret & Royal Club
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The resort was nicer and larger than I expected.
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The walk through this park started from the beginning of the day was an experience very tired but fun
... d recommended. Gavin 1, Robin 0. It was marginally busier here, and we were quickly joined by a Mexican guy who "bought" his way in with tequila shots, that ended up being the size of a triple. Obviously you have to do it one, and despite the smoother taste than you find in the UK just the volume you have to do in one go didn't sit well with me. Indeed after the second round I proceeded to the toilet to throw it all up again. ...
... home. It was the Mayan custom to bury the bodies of the family members in the floors of the home.
The city of Tulum stretched for nine miles along the cliffs boarding the Caribbean Sea. We entered and would be seeing the downtown section of the city which included the Castillo,
the Temple of the Frescos, and the Temple of the descending god. This city reminded us of the city of Ephesus in Turkey. Both were ancient large cities that flourished just after the time ...
... br> In the evening we parked at the mall on Quinta Ave and walked along the tourist strip down to the park where some locals were performing a Mayan dance. The avenue is pedestrian-only and reminds me of a mostly chill "foreign tourist zone". Lots of overpriced restaurants ready to serve, but the touts aren't that aggresive (but are a little bit).
... then shown to our table. It was the most amazing, atmospheric restaurant experience I have ever encountered and the food was just as impressive as the surroundings. After dinner we took a walk through a secret opening on the opposite side of the restaurant and found ourselves exploring a maze of bar areas and chill out rooms that made us feel like we had been transported to another world. It was expensive but nonetheless it's magnetic attraction drew us back for a ...