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hi is sunbathing topless acceptable at sandos playacar resort ?

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1. Re: topless

"Acceptable" is subjective - some people don't care, others will be offended.

I've yet to visit Mexico and not see anyone topless on the beach. The ratio of topless to non seems to vary in direct relation to the number of European guests in attendance. Most ladies are pretty discreet - i.e. just laying down sunbathing. It's pretty rare (IME) to see anyone walking around the beach topless or frolicking in the ocean.

Some resorts specifically post signs that topless sunbathing around the pool is not permitted. I don't know about Sandos specifically but since it is a family resort, it wouldn't surprise be if toplessness around the pool is a no-no.

Cheshire, England.
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2. Re: topless

Yep, us Europeans do tend to get our boobs out!

Edited: 3:12 pm, April 22, 2012
Davie, Florida
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3. Re: topless

more yer a peeins in tulum so more topless goin on

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4. Re: topless

yes i am verey descreet about it and wouldnt dream about walking around and going in to the sea topless i think that is very wrong

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5. Re: topless

wwwhooo and why not lol

B.C. Canada
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6. Re: topless

We stay just down the street at the Riu Palace Mexico and over the years we've been there I'd say 10 - 20% go topless, some when going into the sea. There's also the occasional one (or two? LOL) around the pools as well. And lots of Americans and Canadians do as well. They just need the encouragement from the Europeans. :-)

Cheshire, England.
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7. Re: topless

Man boobs are a definite no no though! So are banana slings/budge smugglers!

Edited: 4:19 pm, April 22, 2012
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Portland, Maine
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9. Re: topless

This was our first trip to Playa. Saw one topless female in the 12 days we were there.

Previous vacations in the Cancun area it was very common. Not sure what the difference was in Playa.

Edmond, Oklahoma
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10. Re: topless

We've stayed at the Sandos, and the wife was topless daily, as were many, many other women. Very common place.