Mexico & Central America Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Mexico & Central America activity »
  1. 1 Mexico City and...?
  2. 2 Driving in CR
  3. 3 Getting to Laguna San Ignacio from Wisconsin
  4. 4 Day trip from Merida - seeking recommendations
  5. 5 Recommendations for a Mexico City hotel needed
  6. 6 Advice for 2 days in Mexico City
  7. 7 Tamarindo Sept
  8. 8 Actual beachfront hotels in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca???
  9. 9 Trip help -is MA necessary if I'm going to Osa?
  10. 10 Quepos and Manuel Antonio
  11. 11 4 hour tour in San Jose, Costa Rica
  12. 12 Need help for trip to Costa Rica in December
  13. 13 Nicest All inclusive for young children
  14. 14 Visit to Panama - all inclusive r&r combined with adventure ..
  15. 15 Traveling with a baby to Mexico
  16. 16 Renting Car in Mexico
  17. 17 Cancun All inclusive
  18. 18 Cancun Transfer Timing
  19. 19 Belize in mid September
  20. 20 Mexico City Airport hotel transportation question
  21. 21 Budget Belize
  22. 22 3 weeks in PV next summer with kids
  23. 23 Costa Rica Itinerary Help
  24. 24 Some questions re Mexico City and Puebla
  25. 25 Blockades In and Around Oaxaca
View next 25 » Back to the top

Playa del Carmen with a 7 year old

Jump to last reply

I'm really struggling trying to plan a trip to Mexico in February with my wife and 7 year old daughter. We are assuming Playa Del Carmen, but are opened to suggestions. We think we need a hotel/resort with evening entertainment for my daughter. Does that necessarily mean all-inclusive? Personally, I don't think I like all-inclusives, for a variety of reasons, but again feel free to correct my misapprehensions. First, we are adventurous, excited eaters. We like to go in search of great, local, interesting food, not dumbed-down mass-appeal dining (I doubt we'd eat many dinners at the resort). Second, I think of all-inclusives as huge, and we want don't want to walk half a mile from our room to the beach. And finally, I find that service is best when people are rewarded (tipped) for their effort.

So ... any recommendations for a Playa del Carmen resort that is not all-inclusive but that offers entertainment for a child? ... any recommendations for an all-inclusive that doesn't fall short in the ways listed above? ... any thought processes I'm overlooking?

I appreciate any help.

11 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement