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Posted 05 May 2010 - 08:55 PM
Tons to do at the resort, great snorkeling, pools, and restaurants.
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Posted 25 June 2010 - 10:41 PM
| Originally Posted by c&j |
I just toured Beach Palace (as well as many of the other Palace's) when I was down in Mexico last week. Beach Palace was great, I also really liked Playacar Palace. Here are some pros & cons of Beach Palace:
-BEAUTIFUL beach & water; Cancun just re-did their beach so it is double the size it used to be and you can't beat the color of the water in Cancun
-Updated rooms and resort with a modern feel: got ruined a couple years back from the hurricane, so they re-did everything
-Great food: we tried the lunch buffet and everything we has was excellent, along with their drinks (Playacars was also excellent; I think the Palace resorts take care of their food well)
-2 Sky terraces on the top floor of the building; 2 bars, pools and hot tubs. You can also get married on the very top sky terrace
-Close to Cancun attractions; walking distance between La Isla Mall and Flamingo Plaza and bus fare is cheap if you want to explore further
-In the heart of Cancun; may not be the feel you are looking for
-Beach wedding location isn't totally private if that's what you would like
-Doesn't have the "tropical" feel that some of the other resorts have with all the palm trees, palapas, etc.
-Rain site for the ceremony and reception is in a ballroom
I have pictures if you would like to see any of them.
Posted 27 June 2010 - 08:26 AM
| Originally Posted by tdizzle |
Katrina305 you are the best! I just would really like to know what the rooftop looks like where the wedding takes place. Thanks so much!!
I didn't actually notice any wedding areas on the grounds...but suppose I wasn't looking. We lay out by the pool for a wee while, and staff were quick coming over to us with to put the umbrella up, and for our drinks order. I felt the pool area was smaller than Le Blanc, and there was a volleyball game on, so we didn't go in. We did see a young couple in, they were kinda hanging about with drinks, and the poor guy got smashed in the face with the volleyball...they took no prisoners!lol It was quite funny though, the staff took drinks orders during the game, and when they came, all beer of course, the game just suddenly stopped!ha was funny seeing in motion. There was current chart music getting played by the pool, which for me, was a plus. At Le Blanc its "mellow" instrumental music, not my thing, more annoying really, so it was pretty awesome to have some Rihanna or Beyonce blaring for a change!
We headed inside and had a look around the buffet, we were heading to hooters for lunch (i'd never been before) so didn't have anything, but I have to say it did all look delicious. The decor inside was all modern and very beautiful.
Having been spoilt at MP, I felt for me, the hotel, being a family friendly hotel, was too small to keep everyone happy. Laying at the pool, there was no way to avoid random kids running around, and having no kids ourselves, that something we'd prefer to avoid! But apart from that, the hotel was gorgeous...oh, and it was really near the 2 shopping centres, so if anyone is thinking about getting their make-up done, you could easily head to the MAC store, its really just across the road and round the corner
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