Occidental Grand Xcaret & Royal Club
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- Continental Breakfast
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
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TravelPod Member ReviewsOccidental Grand Xcaret & Royal Club Playa del Carmen
The resort was nicer and larger than I expected.
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Playa del Carmen is now the third-largest city in the state of Quintana Roo, but it certainly does not feel like it. The city is slowly making a name for itself, and the Playa del Carmen pedestrian strip La Quinta is starting to become a mass-tourist destination.
In an attempt to get away from the hagglers on La Quinta fo awhile I decided to get out of the touristy area and wander off to the part of town I used to ...
Today we visited one of the wonders of the world, and I won't do it justice here. Started the day by getting blessed by a Mayan elder and then spent a shitload at the Mayan artifacts shop (supporting the local community Graham said). Lunch was lovely, but Graham was incredibly impressed by the Mexican dancers with beer bottles on their ...
... This morning we boarded a bus at 4:30 am bound for the border of Mexico and Belize, to a town called Chetemal. It was time to say goodbye the land of corn and leave it's spicy deliciousness behind. We boarded the bus knowing where it arrived but then from there we would have to find a pier called Muelle Fiscal, where we would board a water taxi to Caye Caulker, a tropical island off the coast of Belize. A palm tree oasis with an island attitude of "go slow"!! By the time ...
... we won in Tulum and Bobbie watched Law and order and read her book. It didn't take long and it was dinner time. Bobbie kept seeing an Asian restaurant on our walks along the street our hotel was on that looked really nice and she wanted to try, so we went there for dinner. It was a really nice place with good food, our entree of breaded shrimp stuffed with cream cheese was incredible and our mains were good too. The only things were the only cutlery on offer ...
... but remember you never can believe everything you read!
Righto, Beyers has just joined me at the beach but has run off to play beach volley ball so excuse me as I am going to join him…. Phew I’m back, well volley ball turned into beach football! Then I had to get in the pool to cool down, it’s 6pm now! We have dinner reservations at the Italian tonight for 8pm, I missed lunch so now I’m snacking on Ritz crackers we were given from Diane the lady ...