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What hotels still have decent beaches?

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What hotels still have decent beaches?

Sounds like some of the recent storms wiped out the beaches in Cancun. I stayed at the Gran Melia 2 years ago and the beach was wonderful. Are there certain sections of the hotel zone that are good and others that are bad? I'd like to consider this when booking... I posted earlier about playing beach volleyball... not too easy without any beach!

Thanks!

Paul

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1. Re: What hotels still have decent beaches?

Golden Crown Paradise still has a great beach....it's next to the Ritz Carlton and Le Meridien on the hotel zone.

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2. Re: What hotels still have decent beaches?

Resorts North of the Omni are good. Those resorts that are South of this have lots of rock exposure and have lost a lot of the beach due to hurricane Ivan.

Just got back yesterday.

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3. Re: What hotels still have decent beaches?

jenscott - did you stay at the Omni - We leave for there Mar 6, would be interested in your views of this hotel and beach.

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4. Re: What hotels still have decent beaches?

Park Royal Piramides has one of the best beaches with waves...are you originally from Cumberland?

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5. Re: What hotels still have decent beaches?

What about the beaches on the bay side? Does anyone know how they stood up?

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6. Re: What hotels still have decent beaches?

The omni is right beside the Royal Resorts (Islander, Caribbean and Mayan). Normally this is the best stretch of beach in Cancun but Ivan washed alot of it away. By March you should be OK. If not you will only have to walk down one resort to get away from the rock exposure.

Never been inside the omni but I've heard its very nice. Go to their website and register as as select guest and you will get a free room upgrade if they have any availablle along with the other perks this gives you.

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7. Re: What hotels still have decent beaches?

I just got home Sunday nite (Dec 19th). We stayed at the Hilton and the beach there was very good. Nice and wide with deep sand. They seem to work very hard to keep that beach up. Looked at some other beaches and the Presidente Intercontinental looked great also. Dont stay at the Gran Caribe Real if beach is important, they have none. What a shame too, I remember years ago when that was a nice wide beach...

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8. Re: What hotels still have decent beaches?

Gina B - did you like the Park Royal Piramides?

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9. Re: What hotels still have decent beaches?

Loved it! Accommodations were clean and simple, price was cheap, and it was all-inclusive, drinks were great! Gained 12 lbs. in 5 days- those strawberry margaritas really liked me!

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10. Re: What hotels still have decent beaches?

Gina_B, Yes, I am originally from Cumberland. I graduated from Fort Hill in '95.