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#1 Jentwo

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    Posted 10 December 2007 - 03:32 PM

    Hi ladies,

    I'm going to Playa Del Carmen in three days and am going to look at the Royal and Blue Parrot for my reception / ceremony. The reason I'm freaking out is that I feel like I need another option to look at... I was considering El Dorado Royale but am leaning away from it given the beach situation and location away from 5th street.

    Here is the gist of my needs / wants:

    -75 guests estimated
    -targeting Nov. 2008 for event
    -want to get married on beach
    -would like all guests to be able to stay in same place if possible (assuming they want to)
    -have a fiance that feels guilty asking guests to stay at an all-inclusive
    -would like to be near 5th ave to allow guests to have something to do without cabs...

    Anyone have any last minute thoughts for me regarding places to check out?

    Advice?
    Please!!!

    #2 nylalany

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      Posted 10 December 2007 - 05:30 PM

      I think the Blue Parrot is now Playa Palms and they are renovating the rooms?
      Playa Palms Beach Boutique Hotel | Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico | Home
      PLEASE let me know what you think of the place, as I didn't get to see it while I was down there.
      Another cute little place I heard about is Petite Lafitte:
      Petit Lafitte Resort in Playa del Carmen presented by Turquoise Reef Group
      It includes breakfast and dinner I believe, but isn't an AI. It is a little further north and new this year, but with the same management as Captain Lafitte something or other than everyone seems to have loved.

      I have gotten the opposite pressure (towards AI), with around the same size group, and these are a couple of the places I would have considered if I wasn't pushed towards AI, but I didn't get a chance to see either, so I'd love to hear about them from you!




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