Playa del Carmen Journals

Sunset Fishermens Spa

A December 2003 trip to Playa del Carmen by cindysg3

Quote: I traveled to the beautiful Playa del Carmen with my husband and another couple. We really enjoyed the resort, including the food. The staff was friendly and very accommodating. We would not hesitate to visit again.

Sunset Fishermens Spa

Overview

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Visit the area, including Xcaret and the shops on Fifth Avenue. The larger jewelry places don't like to bargain like the smaller ones. Quick Tips: If you need something, don't be afraid to ask them. They have three nights of buffets, which include Italian, Mexican, and International. The other nights you can order off the menu. We only tried the lunch once, and were impressed with a roasted turkey, roast beef, and all the fixings. We had the most fun giving tips, which were not required at all. Since it was Christmas, we felt like Santa. The staff are really hard workers and the tips really brought smiles to their faces. We chose not to listen to the sales promo and weren't bothered ...Read More

Xcaret

Attraction

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This was our second visit to Xcaret in a year. The first time, a tour guide escorted us through various areas, which was so helpful and educational. The second time, we went on our own. Be sure to take your camera and a good pair of walking shoes. We stayed from the opening to closing, 9am - 8pm. Don't miss the colorful night show. It lasts two hours and has a 10-minute intermission halfway through. If you are going to be swimming, use the lockers by the lagoon and dolphins. It's inexpensive. We did the 1.5-hour snorkel tour. They take you on a boat to the reef, a 15-minute boat ride each way. This was our first attempt, and my husband and I enjoyed it. We were a little disappointed not to...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on December 27, 2003

Xcaret
Riviera Maya - 5 miles from Playa derl Carmen
Playa del Carmen, Mexico