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Question regarding Playa/Riviera Maya/Puerto Morelos

Old Mar 11, 18, 8:40 pm
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Question regarding Playa/Riviera Maya/Puerto Morelos

Hey all,

I am in the process of booking an all-inclusive for my wife, baby, and I in 2nd week of April. This will be our babies first international trip. I have found numerous great hotels around Puerto Morelos area, such as Now Jade, Azul, Royalton, etc. All reviews that I read keep talking about that there is a kelp/seaweed problem. Apparently, it got to a point that people could not swim. We are definitely beach people over pool. Is this a real problem or over exaggeration by tourists?

Lastly, besides the hotels I've named, any other recommendations for all-inclusive, preferably not on a busy strip but more on the outskirts.

Thanks!
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Old Mar 11, 18, 11:08 pm
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All inclusives

I stayed two times in Playa del Carmen in Barceló Maya beach and I have nothing but amazing things to say about it. From the rooms to the service. I was planning on visiting other AI to see them and find out a better one but i didn't want to. I just left the resort when I was doing an outside activity like visiting tulum or going to Isla mujeres. They even have a bunch of activities indoors (or offered by the resort) that include water bikes, jetskies, swiming with dolphins (they have the tank inside the resort area), snorkeling and diving, a theatre, pool activities. Even your child will have a blast.

​​​​​​Maybe I just liked it way to much and have little experience with other but I would definitely give it a try.
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Old Mar 12, 18, 1:07 pm
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Originally Posted by mauro.roher View Post
I stayed two times in Playa del Carmen in Barceló Maya beach and I have nothing but amazing things to say about it. From the rooms to the service. I was planning on visiting other AI to see them and find out a better one but i didn't want to. I just left the resort when I was doing an outside activity like visiting tulum or going to Isla mujeres. They even have a bunch of activities indoors (or offered by the resort) that include water bikes, jetskies, swiming with dolphins (they have the tank inside the resort area), snorkeling and diving, a theatre, pool activities. Even your child will have a blast.

​​​​​​Maybe I just liked it way to much and have little experience with other but I would definitely give it a try.
any specific hotels?
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Old Mar 12, 18, 1:34 pm
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Stayed at the new Ventus El Cid in Puerto Morelos last month. Beautiful property and did not see any significant seaweed.
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Old Mar 12, 18, 1:44 pm
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Originally Posted by TravelDoorsOut View Post
any specific hotels?
Originally Posted by mauro.roher View Post
I stayed two times in Playa del Carmen in Barceló Maya beach and I have nothing but amazing things to say about it. From the rooms to the service. I was planning on visiting other AI to see them and find out a better one but i didn't want to. I just left the resort when I was doing an outside activity like visiting tulum or going to Isla mujeres. They even have a bunch of activities indoors (or offered by the resort) that include water bikes, jetskies, swiming with dolphins (they have the tank inside the resort area), snorkeling and diving, a theatre, pool activities. Even your child will have a blast.

​​​​​​Maybe I just liked it way to much and have little experience with other but I would definitely give it a try.
Originally Posted by rje View Post
Stayed at the new Ventus El Cid in Puerto Morelos last month. Beautiful property and did not see any significant seaweed.
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Old Mar 18, 18, 7:59 pm
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We just returned from Grand Velas Riviera Nyarit in Nuevo Vallarta. 6 adults ,a 2 1/2 yr old and a 7 month old and absolutely loved it. They have a sister property in Playa del Carmen called GrandVelas Riviera Maya. We have stayed there 2 times. They both have baby concierge services including fresh made baby food,cribs,bottle warmers, baby bathtubs etc. Great AI's with good food,top shelf liquor etc. A bit pricier than the others mentioned but worth it.
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Old Mar 19, 18, 8:29 pm
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I ignored the little baby fact (sorry)

Hello. While I did do a very large comment on the awesomeness of the resort and talk a bit about some kids activities, while going back it crossed my.mind that maybe you were talking about a toddler. And I did everything but comment on that. I apologize haha.

I did get to see a section on the budget where they had a section called the Barcy Club (I did my research cause I didn't quite remember the name and I ended up finding something you might like). Besides that, I read in the activities and services they provided in the reception that they had day care service and nanny service, kids activities... But I didn't know the extent of it until I did my research trying to say the name on the food section right.

This Barcy Club is not only for food. They're probably amazing for every parent. I found this blog on this woman that went there and boy... You should probably read it (it will be better than my inaccurate rambling)

http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2010...rs-and-a-child
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