I stayed at this resort back in April 2012. Sorry that I'm just now getting around to writing this review.
This was for my annual birthday trip that I take to Mexico every year. I've been traveling to Mexico every year for my birthday for the past 24 years. I traveled solo again this year, and booked this resort at the last min due to trying to find someone to travel with me.
The grounds of the resort are very nice. They were very clean and you could walk for hours. Trust me, drinking all day and trying to make your way back to your room, you could get lost. I think I've done that 3 or 4 times on this trip! lol
The disco onsite was fun. I always have fun going to the disco that all resorts have. Actually, is a "must have" for me when choosing a place to stay. The service was okay, but not the best.
The food... well, it was okay. I didn't go hungry, but I didn't get knocked off my socks either! It was just ok.
The rooms were "just ok" nothing fancy... the smell was pretty bad. I'm use to going to Mexico and smelling some musty smells... however, this was the worse that I've experienced to date. I didn't let it ruin my trip though.
The service at the swim up bars wasn't the best. Actually there were a few guys there that were just downright rude! I can't remember their names, or I would post them here. Again, sorry for the late review. There was one bartender at the swim up bar at the Colonial pool that was GREAT!! She made my birthday very special! She went out of her way to serve me and my new friends. Making myself and them feel very special. I wish I could remember her name!
The beach was okay. Nothing special. The water wasn't as nice as you see in some pictures. However, it was bad either. I love the nice blue waters that you see in Cancun on the strip and down in the Playa Del Carmen area better. Again, it wasn't bad.
All in all, if you get a good deal on this place and you're not too picky.... stay here. If you don't care about rooms and food... stay here. If you're young and looking for more of a place to just rest your head and have some fun... then stay here. If you're older, looking for nicer things, better food and willing to pay a little extra to get what you want... stay someplace else!
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- Also Known As:
- Barcelo Maya Tropical Hotel Puerto Aventuras
- Barcelo Puerto Aventuras
- Barcelo Hotel Puerto Aventuras
- Barcelo Maya Tropical Riviera Maya/Puerto Aventuras, Mexico