This is exactly what I planned. The resort said it would be difficult, but maybe a tip would help. If others on the shuttle say no, should I have them drop us at the supermecado and take a taxi from there?
If that is the plan, where is the biggest town north of the resort?
When we stay at The Vidanta Property we take some things from home (pringles, peanut butter, jam, granola bars ...) then on our trip to Playa Del Carmen, we stop at Mega for beer, wine, bread. As an alternative the store on site is very good for staples and twice we even bought groceries online and they were in our room when we arrived (Still brought some things from home but ordered liquor, fruit, bread and juices online).
Hope this helps!
Or you can get your own taxi at airport and have the driver take you to the store. Only issue ia the time from the store to the time you actually get to your room can be 2 hrs.
Be mindful of what you buy.
Or you can wake up early the next morning and take a taxi from hotel, to Chedraui, I think about $30 round trip and do a big shop. You can even ask taxi to wait for you.
Don’t forget to check our puerto Morelos.