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#1 mhrushch

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    Posted 16 August 2011 - 03:57 PM


    I've been having such a hard time trying to find a great resort in Mexico, and based on the reviews here I think I'm gonna go with the Royal in PDC.  Only thing I"m worried about in terms of the resort is the beach, I hear its very rocky!! but I guess its sort of minor. Pretty excited about all the planning to come!



    #2 Moments That Matter

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      Posted 17 August 2011 - 07:39 AM

      Congratulations and welcome to the forums! The Royal is a fantastic hotel with a great beach. Im not sure why someone would say its rocky? It is located beside the pier.


      Here are some pictures from The Royal: The Royal.jpg




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      #3 JoanneIreland

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        Posted 17 August 2011 - 07:42 AM

        Welcome, you will love this forum!

        #4 eldiexs

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          Posted 18 August 2011 - 11:17 AM

          Hola Marina: Welcome to the forum!

          Happy Planning

          #5 mhrushch

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            Posted 19 August 2011 - 09:53 AM

            Thanks for the response! Yes, I read in the reviews that there are sharp rocks in the shallow waters. We're still on the fence between the Royal and one in Dominican like the Majestic Colonial. The Dominican beaches look beautiful, but the food in Mexico is unbeatable I think. Did your wedding party hang out at 5th avenue?



            #6 SweetFire

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              Posted 19 August 2011 - 12:09 PM

              Congratulations and welcome to the forum!!  There is a long strip of beaches there so you will have lots of areas to go.


              Warmest wishes,


              #7 JayKay

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              Posted 23 August 2011 - 07:28 AM

              Welcome! They Royal is a beautiful property and I didn't find the beach to be rocky at all.

              #8 AnnaAndAnthony

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                Posted 28 August 2011 - 02:44 PM

                We are getting married there 8-11-12


                #9 gonzaloNunez

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                  Posted 05 September 2011 - 01:05 PM

                  no, it is not rocky.. is a great resort to stay, lot of things to do. Also close to the 5th Ave.

                  very popular between brides!


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                  #10 weddingsinplaya

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                    Posted 17 September 2011 - 01:42 AM

                    Dear Marina, the Royal has very few rocks when u enter in the water, but with normal beach shoes no inconvenience. I am planning a wedding there on Oct 21 and will send you photos when ready, do not worry about the rocks and concentrate on all the plus that Playa offers, it is a wonderful place to have your wedding! Have fun planning!!!

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