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Recent Yucatan, Mayan Riviera reviews

  • 3rd Time's A Charm!! So Were The Other 2, By The Way!!

    "Just spent a relaxing week at the Sandcastle condo, my 3rd stay there over the years. I keep returning because the place just cannot be beat. The Elements are very well maintained & constantly being upgraded. They added a second outdoor jacuzzi since my last stay. The location is perfect for my taste. Close to downtown PDC (a short walk or a 5 minute taxi ride), but far enough away to be quiet & tranquil. The unit itself has to die for views & is clean & well appointed. Fell asleep to the sound of the waves...very relaxing!! We had massages at the private beach club, took hikes & swam in the pool & ocean. I enjoy staying at condos because there is plenty of room & you have your own kitchen. I highly recommend The Sandcastle!!"
    Guest: Barrie Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 14, 2014
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  • Somewhere to sit and watch the turtles

    "Decide what you want from your holiday, do your homework and if you want sunshine, a prime location, save some money and on arrival realise that you've got it absolutely right then Casita Maria is the place for you. The property is clean, nicely furnished, beds to die for and closer to the beach than almost anyone else. Ok, you don't have a view but why would you be in your apartment when there is so much to do and see outside. The staff at the Playa Caribe couldn't have been more helpful and we loved the location, near enough to the action but far enough to have that exclusive feel. I wont mention excursions as they are down to personal taste but all the local restaurants were excellent especially La Bueno Vida where we spent many a happy hour. Akumal itself is out of a picture book and you need go see it as i suspect change is coming. Well be going back."
    Guest: Cardis Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: March 27, 2014
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  • Paradise

    "We stayed at this penthouse apartment for 2 weeks & were so delighted with it. I don't think the photographs do it justice. The views from the beautiful balcony were absolutely stunning & we spent many a night dining on the balcony just listening to the sound of the waves or Mario's ipod which had an amazing selection of music to suit all types ......just a little extra touch that was very much appreciated. The apartment is extremely well decorated & didn't lack anything the whole complex is kept in pristine condition & Leo & Arlen are always on hand to answer any questions. Mario was also extremely helpful when we had a problem & dealt with it immediately. We would recommend this place to anyone & hopefully will return one day. Puerto Morelos is a lovely little town peaceful & quiet with lots of lovely restaurants & beach bars. You are able to walk into town but it takes about 20 mins & you can get quite hot, so we hired bikes from the town which was great. This place proved to be exactly what we wanted a place to chill & relax & we certainly did that."
    Guest: sue Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 9, 2014
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  • My Stay at Magia Playa in Playa Del Carmen

    "The property manager was very friendly , the apartment is quite large and confortable , great ammenities like gym and a nice set of pools it is located in the heart of Playa just a short walk from 5th avenue and the beach which was a plus , the location is really awsome . I'd recomended with my eyes closed ."
    Guest: Alex Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 13, 2014
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Yucatan, Mayan Riviera Travel Tips

Mayan Resorts Along the Yucatan Peninsula

On your next trip to the Yucatan Peninsula, consider traveling to Mayan resorts. The Mayan Riviera in Mexico is one of the more fascinating destination spots in the world. You have tropical beaches, ancient ruins, and a myriad of marine and wildlife, all steps away from Yucatan vacation rentals. The Mayan Riviera is more than one city; in fact, it is about 11 cities. Popular destinations for Yucatan villas include but are not limited to Playa del Carmen, Playacar, Akumal, Tulum, Puerto Aventuras, Puerto Morelos, and Xpu-Ha.

Forested Scenery near Yucatan Vacation Rentals

As you drive along route 307 to reach Yucatan vacation rentals, you will discover the land is flat and the scenery is akin to a flat forested region much like Canada or Europe. Interspersed along the highway are boulder-laden cliffs that will lead you down to clean, white sandy beaches. Once you arrive at Yucatan villas, you are able to sit on a private beach all day watching the waves roll in or playing in the surf. Playa del Carmen is the most popular Mayan Riviera destination where plenty of Mayan resorts await.

Yucatan Villas by Fifth Avenue

If you elect to stay in Playa del Carmen rather than other Mayan Riviera destinations, you can walk down Fifth Avenue on the local strip and pet wild lions, play with boa constrictors, or watch Maruichi bands. Many of the Yucatan villas are situated on the strip to provide you the most active nightlife and access to the beautiful beach. Cruises dock close to the strip, filling up the town with new faces each Tuesday and Thursday. Because so many cruise ships dock there, you'll find many jewelry stores, arts and crafts stores, and other retail shops that offer wonderful deals.

Mayan Resorts Provide Whale Shark Sightings

Water sports are the most attractive attractions in the Mayan Riviera. From Mayan resorts, you can head out to sea on a deep sea fishing tour or scuba dive boat. If you truly want a diving experience you will never forget, make sure the dive boat is heading to the known locations where the whale sharks hang out. Whale sharks can be very elusive creatures but dive boats in the Mayan Riviera have managed to find areas where they tend to hang out. At the end of your day with water sports, it may be time to head back to your Yucatan vacation rentals for a home-cooked Mexican meal.

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