Ocean Maya Royale
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... master, Penny, took us and a nice Belgian chap called Raf to the cenote. Driving to a dive site was strange! We took a walk down to look at the entrance to the cenote, had a briefing on what we could expect, kitted up in the car park and walked down to the cenote entrance. We followed two lines from the same entrance for our dives. As the dives were shallow, we were able to take the underwater camera with us. The first was called the Barbie Line, so called ...
... the Zoo type areas and saw Manatees, varying turtles, Jaguars, Cougar (I think) amongst others.
Next we headed for the snorkelling, which we had been warned would not be great but went anyway. After some faff getting the deposit from our locker we finally hired the snorkel gear and.... the water had very bad visibility. It was almost as if the water was contaminated with oil... in a couple of corners you got some greater visibility but overall it was pretty ...
... lagoon and see an alligator before cruising further. We make our way to the bottom end of the island before the wind picks up and the sun goes hiding behind clouds. We picked the pace up around the long straights before the rain starts to set in. It's like pins and needles attacking our bare skin and I'm absolutely freezing. Leesh has wrapped herself in the towels but I can just about hear the chattering of her teeth and I'm no warmer. We finally get around ...
... paid in Playa. After a very tasty and filling breakfast, we moved to their sun loungers on the beach which were free to use provided we buy something to drink. David said he would 'take one for the team' and ordered a beer so we didn't have to move.
We stayed at the beach until mid afternoon enjoying the sun, sea and sand. It's easy to understand why this beach is often referred to as one of Mexico's best ...
... centre to suss out future plans (tick)
Off to Chitzen Itza tomorrow