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Travel Blogs from Playa del Carmen
We timed our arrival perfectly at Playa Del Carmen to get best value from the midday sun as we carried our backpacks for a mile from the bus terminal to our hotel. Becky loved every minute of it and suggested that we do this more often. On arrival, I dripped sweat all over the signing-in book and we made ...
... a lot to do here and we had booked in for 5 nights. We came here specifically to swim with the whale sharks because everything I read or googled said this was the place to be. But apparently Isla Mujeres has whale sharks too so we could have just stayed there. If I sound a bit bitter I am! Yes swimming with the whale sharks was amazing, such huge beasts but so majestical and I had a great day but I also got heat stroke which meant for the next 3 days I was trapped in my ...
... is MUCH bigger than Jumby, so in my head I know I shouldn't compare, but it's hard to beat that type of service.
I would give this resort a 4.5 out of 5; it really was great, and if the check in/check out could be a little smoother, it'd be perfect. I know they have a lot of people coming in and out, but when you pay so much to be at a place like this, I think it's deserved. But the staff was wonderful, very accommodating, and is there to show you a good ...
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