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Travel Blogs from Puerto Aventuras
... emma and Phil. Oh and tony. Like a kid in a sweet shop. Poor Jackie and Andy waiting patiently outside for 2 hours lol. The queue was massive !!! Got the ferry back. Very bad crossing To finish off a fab day we went for a lovely Mexican meal in the bar wiv the swings. In playa del Carmen Had a fab day but we were all exhausted. And in bed for 9pm SO ROCK N ROLL. Lmfao Towel sculpture today....... Think it's a turtle. ...
... especially via scuba diving) also reveal an almost other world.
Stalagmites and stalactites are all over, boulders that have tumbled and piled up create blockages, and on the second dive we "came up for air" to observe the 'bat cave', a ceiling of short stalictites, with about a metre gap of air until the water.
My guide, Jal, took me on a delicate tour through the cenotes. Very concious not to disturb the complex topography, it was the ...
... underground tunnel network. Much to the boys delight, the cenote was also home to a family of fresh-water turtles and it took Lu and I at least half an hour to prise them away from their turtle watching mania (we have at least 100 photos of turtles!).
After two days of 5 star bliss, it was time to say goodbye. Mink and Lu were heading back to Cancun airport to catch a flight to the USA and we were, well...we really didn't have any plans. After a sad farewell to Mink ...
... it was over easy, I didn't want to cause problems so I just ate it. They give you fresh pico de gallo and habenero peppers in oil to go with everything, so those helped.
We again went to the pool and the beach to sit out and enjoy the weather. We took advantage of the swim up bar and got some frozen drinks while freezing. The water isn't hot and the bar is shaded, so it ...
... and check into a hostel back in town, and we made our way back to the beach road and eventually found an early cab to take us back. The hostel wasn't checking anyone in till about 11, so we dumped our stuff and spent the next few tired hours drinking coffee at a fruit bar across the street, and sitting in an internet cafe. Then, we went and checked in (an incredibly slow process with no logical queue system), before a stretch in bed was highly necessary.
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility