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#1 calgarybride2015

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 06:11 AM

So while I know when you travel anywhere tropical there are a lot of 'wildlife' and bugs and spiders.
I have been to Mexico in the Mayan and it took some getting used to have large iguanas, raccoons and monkeys around, but never really saw any nasty bugs or spiders. I really appreciated I saw nothing in Cuba although it was there.

Spiders are my worst fear in the world, even the smallest one will make me scream like a little girl! No really! lol

So today I was on Trip Advisor because I hadn't looked at my resort reviews in awhile - Grand Sirenis - and the lady mentioned seeing Tarantulas, no really she listed it in her review.
OMG! really? like I knew they would probably be in Mexico (but how dare they really) but right on the resort? I hope not, I hope she meant down the road somewhere else.

I am already have heart palpitations about it, and wonder if I saw one that I may die and there would be no wedding.

Am I the only crazy fool?

Maybe I can pack some raid haha!

Edited by calgarybride2015, 18 August 2014 - 06:26 AM.

-Kim

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#2 TheBHolders

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 08:11 AM

lol, I am sorry to laugh, but this post has me laughing. I would TOTALLY freak out if I saw a tarantula. I saw iguanas when I went in December, I would freak out if I saw snakes. Oh my goodness. Oh, BTW also pack mosquito repellent. 


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#3 LauraM

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 08:19 AM

WOAH WOAH WOAH SHUT UP. When you say on the resort.... like... outside? near the pool? int he grass? inside? IN HER ROOM?!?!?! Please clarify? ahhhh!I've been to Mexico many times and have never seen a tarantula... but I would honestly probably never return if I did. I can barely fly ever since snakes on a plane. ( i know...)


alright... did some research and it looks like sept/oct is the time that tarantulas and scorpions and the like are on the roam... though still unlikely in the resorts... nonetheless, AHHHHH.



#4 TheBHolders

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 08:23 AM

OMG!!! I didnt know they had scorpions in Mexico!! Clearly, I am not doing any cenote or ruin excursions now. 

 

I go to Mexico on September 1 and now I'm scared!!


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#5 calgarybride2015

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 08:55 AM

WOAH WOAH WOAH SHUT UP. When you say on the resort.... like... outside? near the pool? int he grass? inside? IN HER ROOM?!?!?! Please clarify? ahhhh!I've been to Mexico many times and have never seen a tarantula... but I would honestly probably never return if I did. I can barely fly ever since snakes on a plane. ( i know...)

alright... did some research and it looks like sept/oct is the time that tarantulas and scorpions and the like are on the roam... though still unlikely in the resorts... nonetheless, AHHHHH.

She didn't clarify where she saw them she just mentioned she saw a lot of things and this was in her list. Trust me I already had nightmares.

In my world they don't exist whatsoever so I can sleep at night. Snakes also scare me.

I thought ?!?! Resorts sprayed for pest control but unsure what that includes. May just the flying critters? Cockroach?

Well as much as I'm still considering calling it off lmao it gives me comfort I am not alone.

I asked a girl who I know who stayed at my resort in march. While she may have just been humoring me she said the spiders where in the bushy part not around pools and such. The T word never came up.

Eek! Sorry to ruin anyone else's day. Note to self - no more trip advisor


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I've also been to Mexico and never saw one. Even ziplining they the jungle so going to try to move on hehehe

LauraM this is why I'm very reluctant to go to Costa Rica, my sister saw tarantulas and snakes but while exploring. She chased what she thought was a crab. Bahah it wasn't. She freaked.


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Edited by calgarybride2015, 18 August 2014 - 08:57 AM.

-Kim

Married on 2015/01/21 at the Grand Sirenis Riviera Maya with 43 guests in attendance   :)

 

Planning Thread - http://www.bestdesti...s-riviera-maya/

 

Wedding Pictures http://www.bestdesti...ra-maya/page-36

 

Wedding Review http://www.bestdesti...31#entry1885600

 

 


#6 Smellsey

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 09:05 AM

ahh! if they had snakes or tarantulas  I would die. those 2 things are my biggest fears. Please don't be any where near my room..



#7 Icis

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 09:21 AM

I very much dislike insects. Was it just one reviewer out of a lot of reviewers mentioning the tarantula? Perhaps the chance of actually encountering one in the resort is slim?

#8 Mrsktobe

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 09:28 AM

Ladies - I've been to Mexico 3 times and I have never ever seen one. Ever.

Not that they aren't there, no idea. I know they have bugs and snakes. But in all my time there, never ever have I seen one. I think you will be ok.


P.S - They fumigate the resorts EVERY night. So think it was a very very rare thing.



#9 kmk2016

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 09:35 AM

I've been to mexico over a dozen times and never seen one either! I freak at cockroaches and haven't seen one of those at a hotel except once on a girls trip where we went with a 3 star resort and learned our lesson! If I saw a snake or tarantula I would lose it.... I think the reviewer may have been exaggerating or was a total rarity! I would not make this a thought in your mind... It won't happen to you!

#10 beckys98

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 09:38 AM

I have also been to Mexico 3 times and never seen an unwanted critter on the resorts! Aside from mosquitos anyway :)






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