This was one of the best trips we have ever been on. We are divers and the diving was exceptional....absolutely beautiful. The dive shop was fantastic to work with, very organized. If you are interested in this talk to Alfonso there, he is awesome. The staff at the resort were very friendly and helpful. The only complaint we had was the water temperature was not consistent. It may have been room specific but it would be warm, then scald you, then get too cold...that was our ONLY frustration.
Suggestions: I would spend the extra on Royal Club if you can, it's worth it! If you are looking for a room on the ocean with a beach view you are not going to get that here. You are in the middle of the jungle here. There is a walkway/bridge that you walk across to the ocean but there is a pool, bar, and restaurant on the beach. They have some great iguanas all over the property. We called ahead and spoke to Yamile Cruz, and requested dinner reservations for each night. I would highly recommend that as we heard it was hard to get them once you are there. And the food is not the best...do NOT go expecting authentic Mexican food...it is not. We asked why and they said no one could stand to eat genuine Mexican food, it would light the rest of us on fire. Judging from their salsa, I believe them! If nothing else I would request to get into Los Oliveros...that was best food we had all week!
We went to Chichan Itza for the day...this is a LONG trip, last all day. Very worthwhile if you are interested in Mayan culture but you may want look into flying because it's a 3.5 plus hour trip by car...both ways.
Overall we will definitely be back. We had a fantastic experience. It is heaven for divers and very relaxing and beautiful for non-divers.
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