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Real Resorts Unite: Royal Playa and Gran Porto Real

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Sydney, Canada
posts: 88
reviews: 10
Real Resorts Unite: Royal Playa and Gran Porto Real

Any other real resorts fans out there :)? I have been going the last number of years to the Royal Playa del Carmen and have used the services at Gran Porto Real as well. I can honestly say that I am very well travelled and have done the all inclusive at other properties throughout the Caribbean. "Expect the exceptional" is their motto and that is absolutely true. Each time we come back.. we are pleased even more. The food, the service, the smiles-- they go above and beyond!! There truly is something Real about Real Resorts and I highly recommend. I just wanted to post to hear from other fans.. we are heading there in two weeks and would love to share our excitement with others

What do you like best about these properties?

Edited: 3:41 pm, February 23, 2013
Sydney, Canada
posts: 88
reviews: 10
1. Re: Real Resorts Unite: Royal Playa and Gran Porto Real

I am excited to return in a few weeks!!! Cant wait to see all the hard working people who deserve such recognition! Prude is my favourite waitress of all times! Cant wait to see her beautiful smile!

Sydney, Canada
posts: 88
reviews: 10
2. Re: Real Resorts Unite: Royal Playa and Gran Porto Real

cant wait to see all of the hard working employees of the Royal playa del carmen.. beautiful people inside and out! Prude is my favourite waitress of all times.. but seriously all of the workers work so hard and deserve a lot of recognition

fife
posts: 491
reviews: 32
3. Re: Real Resorts Unite: Royal Playa and Gran Porto Real

We're going for our first visit in september. Just wondering, since youve been a few times, should i still take lots of toiletries and suncream because a few of the posts say you get lots in your room? The posts we have been reading are fantastic so really looking forward to going. Loved 5th avenue when we went for a few days last year when we stayed in riviera maya

Dawn

Winnipeg, Canada
posts: 1,395
reviews: 7
4. Re: Real Resorts Unite: Royal Playa and Gran Porto Real

They basically cover all the toiletries in your room..........shampoo, conditioner, body wash, lotion, mouthwash, hand sanitizer, soap........tooth paste and toothbush & razor...those are pretty basic though....even a sewing kit!, Bring LOTS if sunscreen from home as it is VERY expensive to buy in Playa. You will love RPDC just as Scott says. The staff there is a step above the rest. You will find they can't do enough for you. Enjoy your vacation!

5. Re: Real Resorts Unite: Royal Playa and Gran Porto Real

80 more sleeps and we will be at The Royal in Cancun ! Really excited now since I'm part of the elite fan group ! :)

I just love Real Resorts !!

Sydney, Canada
posts: 88
reviews: 10
6. Re: Real Resorts Unite: Royal Playa and Gran Porto Real

You will have plenty there so no worries about packing any of that! :)

They have a suncare specialist on site certain days-- the products are all natural ingredients -- we love it.. but a bit pricey! :)

You are going to be in awe of the food!! and wait until you try Spazul!!!

Wauchope, Australia
posts: 2
reviews: 5
7. Re: Real Resorts Unite: Royal Playa and Gran Porto Real

What re the best things todo in Playa Del Carmen? Any tips re restaurants and bars appreciated. Not that we think we'll leave the rewsort much.

We have been looking at the resort map to plan what room we'd like. Does anyone know what it means when there are two colours on a room?

Canada
posts: 29
reviews: 55
8. Re: Real Resorts Unite: Royal Playa and Gran Porto Real

Not certain but I think the two colors indicate "partial" ocean view since it's half garden view half oceanview. When we were there in 2011 we had an oceanview suite (#387) and it was amazing, although I agree with other reviews that any suite would be fine.

The restaurants on the resort are so good that we didn't even think about eating at any restaurant on 5th ave, but this time we may drop in on one for a drink.

I agree with Scott about the sunscreen that is sold at the resort it's a little pricey but we also bought it and it was very good especially the after sun aloe lotion.

We are returning in two weeks and can't wait to go back!!! This time we are going to split our time between the RPDC and Royal Cancun....the countdown is on!!!!

Sydney, Canada
posts: 88
reviews: 10
9. Re: Real Resorts Unite: Royal Playa and Gran Porto Real

I am glad you enjoyed the sun screen products too. I actually ordered some..

We are back in two weeks too.. maybe we will see you down there (march 10-17) for us :)

Montoursville, PA
posts: 707
reviews: 58
10. Re: Real Resorts Unite: Royal Playa and Gran Porto Real

There is a group on face book for RPDC fans you can join to share your love as well..."I stayed at the royal in playa del Carmen and loved it".

Anyone else downloaded the app? There is one for each REAL property!

We are headed down in June for our first trip to a REAL resort!