My wife gave me for my 54th birthday present a surprise trip to Desire Pearl resort. This was our first time at a clothing optional resort. We had a wonderful trip. I hope this review will help some of you who are considering a trip to Pearl but have some reservations about going to this "type" of resort.
My wife and I are not in the lifestyle. I think this is one of the questions people may have about going to Pearl for the first time, i.e. will we fit in, or will we be comfortable there. My wife and I will go to a resort, stay a week and not met a single person. Our time away from work and kids is very limited and we tend to stay to ourselves. We met about 20 people at Pearl and loved every minute of it. It's amazing how friendly people are with nothing on but a smile. BUT, at no time were we ever pressured or did we ever have an uncomfortable moment. When we had talked about going to a clothing optional resort in the past my wife had always said "I will never take my bottoms off!", she was completely nude within 5 minutes of hitting the beach.
The average age of the couples at Desire Pearl was from 40 to 60, some older and some younger. There was every body type imaginable, from 100 pounds overweight to a Greek God body (yes John, that's you). My wife and I have put on a few extra pounds over the years and we fit right in. The people we met were all professional people from all walks of life, normal everyday people who just so happen to like to go naked.
To arrive at the resort we took USA transfer. They were prompt and stress free. It was an easy 15 to 20 minute ride to the resort with no problems.
The staff at the resort was GREAT!!! They were there at every turn without being a pest. I did tip $1 for drinks, beach setup, etc.. Some people did tip like us, some did not, everyone received the same level of service.
The beach is beautiful. HOWEVER, one of the only negatives is that the ocean has rocks. BRING WATER SHOES THAT FIT TIGHT. We would spend our early morning at the beach, then move to the pool where my social butterfly wife would start meeting people (this is so out of character for her). Great pool, the staff would be putting on games, which I hate but a lot of people seem to enjoy them. I just think it's crazy that naked people need to be entertained. The music SUCKED, until my wife and Margret (our new friend) complained and they fixed it, from then on it was much better.
The rooms were very nice, but stay away from the rooms near the hot tub. I believe if you stay in rooms 44 and up, you will be OK. My wife and I stayed in a penthouse suite on the top floor. No where did we read there WAS NOT AN ELEVATOR. It was 47 steps to the front door, I'm too out of shape for that. Next time, we are staying in a master suite with no plunge pool. We did enjoy the room service and the view. The food was great for lunch and breakfast. Dinner was a little fancy for me, just set up a buffet and get out of the way, I'll be fine. But, the wives like that kind of stuff.
All in all, bottom line, "Would I go back?" My answer is "my bags are already packed!!!"
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Desire Pearl Resort & Spa Riviera Maya, seductive, clothing optional sanctuary in the Mexican Caribbean, invites you to come with your partner to discover a world of deliciously sensual experiences. A paradise for couples only, this is the place where you can reinvent the meaning of passion, forget inhibitions and enjoy adventures that go beyond your imagination. Surrounded by lingering ocean breezes, powdery white sand and the captivating, picture-perfect hues of the Caribbean Sea, Desire Pearl Resort & Spa Riviera Maya is found in an alluring beach of Puerto Morelos, as an idyllic setting where your most secret fantasies can become true.With an architectural design that resembles an elegant villa and blends perfectly with its vibrant and tropical backdrop, our clothing optional resort features guest rooms, suites and penthouses that have been provided with a balcony or terrace, so that the only witness of those passionate encounters with your partner, will be the most breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea. As the most exquisite deluxe all-inclusive hotel, Desire Pearl Resort & Spa Riviera Maya has been provided with superb amenities and features that will seduce all of your senses such as an erotic, clothing optional atmosphere, oceanfront pools, beach beds, beach/pool concierges, and an indulging spa. Two restaurants await you with delightful moments as you discover our variety of gourmet, signature dishes and sensual environments that will embrace you with the taste of Desire every night. At Desire Pearl Resort & Spa Riviera Maya, the most enticing, adults oriented daily activities and nightly entertainment will set the perfect scene for flirtatious occasions to enjoy your partner's company, meet other guests as well as unparalleled opportunities to let yourself loose. For the ultimate seductive vacation, keep your mind open, unleash your imagination and surrender to the Desire Pearl Resort & Spa Riviera Maya experience. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Desire Pearl Resort & Spa Riviera Maya, Mexico - Puerto Morelos