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Kelowna, Canada
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2,473 posts
31 reviews
Music or NO Music ?

Looking for some feedback........for years I have been taking my portable Sirius Boombox to Cabo and playing it around the pool areas. We really like Caliente and being Spanish music , I feel it's respectful. There are the odd times when I need a little clasic rock but I always keep it low until I have someone ask me to turn it up. Do you like music by the pool or prefer it to be quiet ? I hate to offend people and I wonder if I already have and not heard about it. Just curious......thanks !

Edited: 5:41 pm, February 12, 2013
Destination Expert
for San Jose del Cabo
Level Contributor
2,627 posts
44 reviews
1. Re: Music or NO Music ?

I always like music....any music if pretty much fine. But that's not always the case with everyone.

Colorado Springs...
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861 posts
12 reviews
2. Re: Music or NO Music ?

hmmm...tough one, when we're by the pool we are there to relax and enjoy the quite sounds of the pool water and the occasional music that plays over the resort speakers. One year there was someone there playing music and it was clashing with the resort music and got irritating. We usually lay more away from the main pool area though to avoid the very issue of loud music and lots of chatter. I would suspect it will depend on who you're sitting next to and assume most probably don't mind unless you're blasting some megadeath music. :0

Level Contributor
396 posts
8 reviews
3. Re: Music or NO Music ?

50% want ... 50% won't want. Music is such a personal thing. If you played anything from the 50's or 60's....I'd want to kill myself!

Level Contributor
681 posts
21 reviews
4. Re: Music or NO Music ?

I would not like it. Sorry. I would prefer that you plug in your earbuds and let me enjoy the quiet that I paid dearly for.

Level Contributor
2,535 posts
15 reviews
5. Re: Music or NO Music ?

Buy my drinks and I will listen (within reason) to the music you are playing.

Play 50's and 60's and I might very well buy you drinks.

Play your music loudly (regardless of the type) and I might take your boombox swimming.

Excluding that, you might consider headphones.

Level Contributor
5,699 posts
23 reviews
6. Re: Music or NO Music ?

I like to enjoy the pool sounds - not music. Once when I was at Casa Dorada the resort was playing music and some people across the pool were playing their own music. It was awful!!!!!!!!!

I like to stay at resorts that do not play any music by the pool.

Destination Expert
for Cabo San Lucas
Level Contributor
9,368 posts
9 reviews
7. Re: Music or NO Music ?

I agree with headphones unless you can tell that the group you are sitting around are easy going. When people around you are friendly and start talking to you when you sit down and ask questions then they are usually the type that are not going to care. If you sit next to people that are wanting to sleep, have a book in there hand or a frown on their face you might want to put those earphones in or move..It wouldn't bother me unless it was loud and you asked me to dance....heehee...

Calgary, Alberta...
Level Contributor
487 posts
21 reviews
8. Re: Music or NO Music ?

I have my music I like to listen too but for others it might be not what they like or even want to hear. You have to respect people around you. So headphones or earbuds is to my liking.

Lincoln, California
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4,221 posts
2 reviews
9. Re: Music or NO Music ?

I say crank up the AC/DC so I can see Hooligans head explode!

Seattle, Washington
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1,313 posts
36 reviews
10. Re: Music or NO Music ?

Agree with the Sheriff, crank it up!