Anyone love Secrets the Vine? Here’s a different perspective on the resort; since I love resort drone videos, I thought I’d post it here. Take a look.
The newly renovated Riu Playacar has already made some changes since its reopening the fall of 2015. Due to the popularity of its main buffet, The Palms, a la carte reservations are no longer required for either the steakhouse or Jade. There is a new a la carte restaurant which shares space with the steakhouse and it serves Mexican cuisine. Reservations are not required for this restaurant either. You just need to show up. Another reason to like this resort–no standing in another line just to put your name on a list with a set dinner time. Just show up–can’t get more easy than that.
Finest Playa Mujeres recently added a new a la carte, Surf & Turf. That makes a total of nine a la cartes for dining options. Dress is “elegant”, but it doesn’t say specifically “adults-only” on the website. There are gluten-free and healthy dining choices on the menu. Click on the link if you want a closer look at the food offerings here.
Looking for some “official” info on the overwater palafitos at El Dorado Maroma? Check out this web page by Karisma. Note the “box” at the bottom where you can put in your zip code in order to get the name of an official Karisma vacation consultant to handle your reservation. Would you book this room category no matter the cost?
I love most drone resort videos. They gave the best overall perspective and let me know ahead of time whether I think I can handle the size of a resort, its setting (too much jungle/too isolated), or whether I think I will enjoy the beach. I came across a brief drone video of the Grand Palladium mega-resort complex in the Riviera Maya and thought you might enjoy it as well. Have a look!