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Looking for suggestion for fun night life atmosphere

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Maryland
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Looking for suggestion for fun night life atmosphere

Going on a trip in March with 3 or 4 other couples in their 50s (not 20s) that love a party atmosphere, and love live music for dancing and listening. We were leaning to the Valentin. Will entertain any other suggestions.

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1. Re: Looking for suggestion for fun night life atmosphere

The Royal Playa del Carmen is an excellent choice for multiple couples. You are right in town for any off resort shopping as well as all the local bars/restaurants are all within walking distance. The a la cartes are excellent with no reservations needed. The top shelf liquor and great service are also a huge plus. As far as a good atmoshere the resort has live bands in the lobby bar and Playa is out your front door. 2-3 blocks away are fun little martini bars(The Dirty Martiti) and all the night clubs are right around the corner as well. Something for everyone there.

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2. Re: Looking for suggestion for fun night life atmosphere

Definately the Royal Playa del Carmen so you are right in town and can stroll 5th Avenue and hit all the wonderful places. Wah Wah beach bar is a must!

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3. Re: Looking for suggestion for fun night life atmosphere

Having stayed at both I can tell you....

Valentin was nice, but very secluded from everything else. The Royal is a great location, however their beach is much busier & they are not great with groups. We went in May (11 adults) there & they would only seat tables of 6-8 so depending how many people end up going.. Even if we tried to make reservations! It was a bummer that here we are all on vacation together but had to rotate who we sat with during the week because we couldn't be together.

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4. Re: Looking for suggestion for fun night life atmosphere

Thanks so much everyone for your suggestions! Now researching Iberostar Lindo or the Riu's -- How are they for groups or live music?

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5. Re: Looking for suggestion for fun night life atmosphere

Iberostar Lindo is a nice hotel but no live music other than the typical cheesy resort entertainment. It will be about a 15-20 cab ride into Playa.

Riu hotels in Playacar will be the same thing but you are far closer to Playa...7 dollar cab or a 15-20 minute walk in.

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6. Re: Looking for suggestion for fun night life atmosphere

The IB Paraiso complex (where the Lindo is) sometimes has live music playing out in front of the Commercial Center. There is also live music in the lobbies of the resorts there.

However....it is a family resort so expect children to be around.

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having been to VIM and RPDC, and in my mid 40's I would recommend RPDC if you want to party off the resort , no party atmosphere at RPDC. Party atmosphere at VIM si touch and go depending on the clientele.

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8. Re: Looking for suggestion for fun night life atmosphere

Non AI would be a great choice.

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9. Re: Looking for suggestion for fun night life atmosphere

If you find time to come in to Playa del Carmen, there are a number of options. You would love the live music at the Fusion Hotel at 6 Calle and the beach. Music starts about 5 PM everyday, fireshow about 10PM, and then the band comes back.

Wah Wah's Beach Bar at 2 Calle and the beach has entertainment Wed thru Sun, but JJ's band plays wicked RnR Thursday and Saturday night.

Salsa music at La Bodeguita del Medio – run by the same name club in Havana, this salsa place is on 5th Avenue just north of 34 Calle, live music and a Cuban restaurant.

http://labodeguitadelmedio.com.mx/

Now if you are really party people you will find Coco Bongos on the corner of 10th Ave and 12 Calle. The show doesn't start until about 11PM, but your only in your 50's:-))

Taxis available 24/7 about every two blocks along 5th Avenue to get you back safely to your resort.

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