Dreams Playa Mujeres Walk-Through Video, Part I (Lobby, Pools, Beach)

For those of you interested in the new Dreams resort in Playa Mujeres, here is my first video of the property which covers the lobby, most of the pools, and the beach.  Let me know what you think of the resort!  I anticipate part 2 will be up tomorrow evening which covers the rest of the main pool, the waterslides, kid’s water park, and the Lazy River.

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Drone Video of Royal Hideaway Playacar

Take a look at Royal Hideaway Playacar from a drone’s perspective–this was taken prior to the renovations, so a few outdoor spaces may look a tad different here than what the resort currently looks like (re. Deck and Grill outdoor space specifically).  Have you been here since the completion of the renovations, and, if so, how does it compare?

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El Dorado Maroma Overwater Palafitos with Extra Amenities Video

I found a very nice video of El Dorado Maroma’s newest resort addition, the Overwater Palafitos. The video includes a glimpse into the extra amenities which come along with booking this suite category, such as the private lounge, spa, restaurant, and beach area. Take a look!

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Favorite Resort Videos of 2016

I came across this video which highlights the top 10 all-inclusive resorts in Mexico for 2016.  While the #2 resort is in Puerto Vallarta, the remaining 9 resorts are in Cancun and the Riviera Maya.  What do you think of the list?  Any resorts you would add or delete from this list?  How about where they are in their numbered order?  Take a look and let us know.

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Fire at Grand Bahia Principe Tulum

Apparently there was a fire at Grand Bahia Principe Tulum which started in the evening hours yesterday, Jan. 13 2017.  The fire began in the Circle lobby bar area due to an electrical short circuit and has destroyed the bar area.  While some initial reports stated the lobby and theater were gone as well, these areas were not greatly affected and the resort has put up a temporary bar in the theater area.  Thankfully, no one was hurt in the incident.

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Grand Sunset and Grand Riviera Princess Resorts Drone Video

Another resort drone video, this time it’s a brand new one!  If you are a fan of the mega-resorts Grand Sunset Princess or Grand Riviera Princess, take a look.

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Zoetry Paraiso Voted Best All-Inclusive of the Year

Caribbean Journal (one of the largest websites advocating all things Caribbean) votes every year on the “Best Of” in various categories.  In 2016, Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita was voted the Best Caribbean All Inclusive Resort.  The article sites the resort’s personalized service and dedication of the staff as a basis for its vote.  (The spa’s not so bad either!)

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Azul Fives Drone Video

Found another drone video of a Riviera Maya resort, this time it’s Azul Fives by Karisma.  Since this video was published Jan. 2015, it doesn’t have some of the newer renovations, but it gives a good bird’s eye view of the overall resort.  Take a look!

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Allegro Playacar Open But Continues Renovations

Despite its reopening, Barcelo’s Allegro Playacar appears to still be working on its renovations.  These renovations are scheduled to continue to at least Dec. 15, 2016, and include the following: Continue reading