Travel Blogs from Playa del Carmen
... and a huge balcony with tables, chairs and hammocks. There was a small pool, a jacuzzi and a very pleasant roof top solarium. We were also able to use the facilities of the adjoining hotel - pool, gym, sun beds on the beach etc.
We were down to the wire with clean clothes and before doing anything else we put a load on to wash, to see us through the next few days. The Riviera Maya Suites were at the northern end of Playa del Carmen’s famous ...
... accent and only to try to sell you tat. It's fairly repulsive and the beach is ok but nowhere near as beautiful as Tulum. However, we had a good time here and ventured out on the evening of my birthday only to decide the clubs were full of the people we avoid at home and we decided to keep the celebrations amongst our small group at the hostel.
One and a half days in Playa del Carmen is plenty so we left the next day to Isla Mujeres.
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a good part of the beach with loungers on it so that was great. There was a lovely
thatched restaurant in the hotel, 3 small swimming pools, Wi-fi and the staff were
super so yet again Faye made an excellent choice. We spent the next 3 days on the
beach, by the pool, shopping, eating and just generally being lazy! We deserved it!!
Mexico is a lot more expensive than Peru so we haven’t bought much but found some
... music outside the cathedral.
I decided not to stay in San Cristobal for too long, as it was so cold, so I booked a night bus on my second day to take me to Tapachula near the Guatemalan border. The bus left around 9pm and got me in at 5am. Lucky for me it was delayed so I only had a 2 hour wait for the Tica bus when I got to Tapachula. Tica doesn't let you book online but it was easy enough to buy a ticket at the bus station and it covered my journey all the way to Nicaragua for around $70.
... Shrimp restaurant, and I thought of dad. I wanted to take a picture but the bus was moving too fast.
The ride to Chichen Itza wasn`t so long as it was horrible. During the two-three hour ride, all we wanted to do was sleep because it was seven thirty and we went to sleep at three. But the tour guide had other plans for us. He was yelling and yelling into the microphone in a mixture of spanish and bad english. After a while we reahced a ...