Secrets Maroma Room Renovations

Secrets Maroma continues to work on guest room renovations.  Work began in May 2017 and will continue until Dec. 17, 2017.  While the resort has tried to avoid booking guests into buildings being worked on, there have been a few isolated reports of people being placed near ongoing renovations.  Guests are encouraged to contact the resort concierge for guest room building placement should there be any concerns about renovation noise.

Excellence Riviera Cancun Finishes Renovations

Guests can relax and book their vacations without concern over renovation noise or inconvenience–Excellence Riviera Cancun has finally finished their extensive and prolonged renovations.  The most recent work which has been completed is in the guest room category with the following changes/additions being made: Continue reading

Akumal Bay Beach and Wellness Resort New Video Tour

A fabulous new video of the resort was just posted on YouTube–looks like they used a GoPro camera.  Really gives an excellent overview of what the grounds and beach look like–note the absence of loungers around the main pool, only Bali beds.  Have a look!

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Azul Fives Renovations Media Presentation

I just discovered this very nice media presentation of the proposed renovations to Karisma’s Azul Fives resort in the Riviera Maya.  There’s not much information out there that I have found as to the exact status of all these renovations, but at least one can get a good idea of what it is supposed to look like when completed.  Just click the arrows below the pictures when you want to advance or go back.

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Excellence Riviera Cancun Finishes Public Space Renovations

Excellence Riviera Cancun has added some new and exciting touches with Phase II of its renovations.  An 8th restaurant has been added, Flavor Market, which is a tapas a la carte alternative.

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New Pictures of Akumal Bay Beach and Wellness Resort

Here is a link to some new pictures on Instagram of Akumal Bay and Beach Wellness Resort.  There are some really good pics here of what is completed as well as what still needs to be completed. Also, check out a new slideshow done by Vancouversundog on Trip Advisor–the password is ABR.  For the Instagram pics, check out this link.

Barcelo Maya Caribe Renovation Pics

Here is a recent photo of some of the new swim-up suites at Barceló Maya Caribe.  Although they have direct access to a pool, they don’t have direct access to the main pool.

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Grand Velas A/C Renovation

The Grand Velas in the Riviera Maya recently completed an A/C update in its Zen Grand accommodations section.  Because this section of rooms is in the middle of the Mayan jungle, there was a tendency for the rooms to be a bit damp and humid-smelling (if you’ve ever been to the Riviera Maya you probably are familiar with that damp smell) which, at times, caused some respiratory problems for some guests.

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