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coffeer123 Apr 26th, 2016 07:20 AM

1st trip w/new boyfriend cancun or near by.
 
I have always stayed at MoonPalace any suggestions on where to stay that is all inclusive and won't break the bank. This is our 1st vacation together. I just want to have a nice room and good beaches, pools for the daytime and be able to go out at night have a great time for me and my boyfriend. We are a fun outgoing couple that love fun in the sun.

Thank you for any feed back I can get ��

coffeer123 Apr 26th, 2016 07:23 AM

Sorry forgot to say we are looking to go in early June so not much time.

jamie99 Apr 26th, 2016 12:23 PM

How about either Royal Playa del Carmen or Royal Hideaway? Not in Cancun but one right in PDC and the second nearby.

schmerl Apr 27th, 2016 10:22 AM

Both the resorts mentioned above are kind of expensive and you said you didn't want to "break the bank".
It would be easier for us to help you if you included a budget, how long you want to stay, and where you live.
Do you want all inclusive or not?

gmoney Apr 29th, 2016 04:41 AM

I like the Barcelo property south of Playa del Carmen. Arguably the best beach in all of RM. Nice clean rooms and reasonably priced. There are 3 resorts in one of differing price points. Huge property with several pools, swim-up bars, nightclub, restaurants, etc.

jamie99 Apr 29th, 2016 01:08 PM

Barcelo has a sad captive dolphin prison which I am opposed to, so would not be on my list.

linda5 Apr 29th, 2016 07:41 PM

Check online. Sometimes you have really good prices on hotels. All inclusive hotels are great and in Playa del Carmen you find some boutique hotels with really good price in downtown area near the night clubs. June is not high season so you will find good deals.

schmerl Apr 30th, 2016 06:28 AM

Look at the resorts in Playacar. Sandos Playacar has an adults only section. The resorts in Playacar are about a five minute taxi ride to Playa del Carmen if you want to go into town and party at night.

coffeer123 Jun 8th, 2016 07:42 PM

Thank you for all the info ��

coffeer123 Jun 8th, 2016 07:45 PM

I do want all inclusive and our budget is around $1800 to $2000 per person for our flight and stay for 7 nights

Rohelio Jun 9th, 2016 03:04 AM

Great suggestions here above, mainly Plyacar which is IMO the better choice.
Lucky for you this is off season , you might grt a good deal at the Reef hotel AI on the beach and as mentioned, walking distance to PDC which is where you want to be !

Christina Jun 25th, 2016 04:08 PM

It's hard to know what your budget it as we don't know where you live and what a flight would cost. If it costs around $700, I guess you want to spend around $200 per per per day for everything?

I always thought if you want to stay a week in an AI, with flight, that there were some good deals on packages. I never want to do that so don't use them.

I don't get it, you said you were going in early June which is over. Have you changed your mind?

So I don't know when you are going, things are probably cheaper in July as it is so hot, but you can easily get a package with airfare and a nice AI from Apple Vacations for what you wnt to pay. They have Secrets Akumal for only $1800 per person for a week, for example. If you don't want to be that isolated and would rather be in Cancun, they have cheaper packages. Of course, I was pricing it from Baltimore, have no idea where you need airfare from.

They have the Paradisus La Perla in Playa del Carmen for about $1600 for a week (with air fare).
http://www.applevacations.com/

maried11 Jun 30th, 2016 12:38 PM

I love the Barceló and we've been a few times. One of the best beaches for sure. However, it is about 20 minutes south of Playa, so I don't think is practical for wanting to go out at night. They do have their own disco though.
If you want Cancun, have a look at the Riu properties (the palace resorts are nicer of course) or in Playa the Riu Yucatan (newly renovated). You can use the other Riu's if you stay at one and can only use the Palace ones if you are staying at a Palace. They are a great value and are lively for couples.
Good luck:)

emd3 Jun 30th, 2016 06:50 PM

The OP's trip was in early June 2016.


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