Just got back from this little piece of heaven.
We upgraded to the premium block as it wasn't that much of a price increase. Was it worth the upgrade??
For us yes as we were celebrating our wedding anniversary so the upgrade paid for itself. We showed our marriage certificate and we got some great freebies......
Candle lit dinner on the beach
Couples beach massage for 50 mins
Free wifi on unlimited devices
Room romantically decorated on return from dinner on beach (rose petals on bed etc)
Gourmet breakfast in bed.
If your not celebrating and the modernness of a room doesn't bother you then I'm not sure it's worth it although we got a sea view as was on 3rd floor.
The rooms are immaculate and spacious.
The beach is a bit disappointing but nothing is perfect, just take your water shoes. But you get used to it never bothered us after the first day. The sun loungers do go by 7 with people reserving them, which is disappointing but not sure how they can stop it. So you get the attitude if you can't beat them join them.
Our favorite restaurant was the Vida garden grill, as it was nice to have a sit down breakfast off a menu. All restaurants are great... Try the gourmet pubs meatballs.
We never went in the swim up pool as we spent all day on the beach. The swing bar was were we spent most our evenings. The bar and beach service was superb. Highly recommend either the Mexican flag or rainbow shots.... Scrummy.
As for trips....
We booked dolphins on Cozumel before we left uk. No transport . We just jumped on the local collectivo to playa del Carmen, then onto a ferry... The time with dolphins was amazing.
Again got on a collectivo. Very cheap to do. Take a towel the beach is gorg but couldn't spend a day. We then went from tulum to akumel to swim with the turtles. That was amazing. We hired a guide for about £15 for an hour each... Well worth it. Saw about a dozen.
My biggest tip is invest in a waterproof camera.... The pictures we got of the turtles was gorgeous.
The only downside is it's a long way for a week but would I go again... Yes!!!!
It's not utopia but if your expectations are reasonable you will not be disappointed.
If your looking to book do it!!!!
If you are going soon enjoy .... I'm jealous!!!!
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