Recently Corporate Travel Consultant Christy Sorth returned home from her birthday trip to Riviera Maya, Mexico, with one of her good friends. They stayed at the all-inclusive Ocean Coral and Turquesa Resort. Christy came back with a great tan and even better stories to share.
GETTING TO THE RESORT
Christy used Amstar, a transfer service, to get from the airport to the resort. The drive was about twenty to thirty minutes and she enjoyed the ride over. Everything went smoothly, no complaints.
They arrived at the resort around 1 P.M. They found out their room was not going to be available until 3 P.M., but the staff was accommodating. They held their luggage and suggested grabbing lunch and going to the poll while their room was being prepared. Christy suggests packing a change of clothes and a swimsuit in your carry-on bag so you can easily grab those items during your wait.
THE ROOM AND AMENITIES
At 3 P.M. Christy headed up to her room to settle in. She stayed in a Deluxe Junior Suite. While the room was the most cost-effective option the resort offered, Christy felt the suite was gorgeous! She was impressed by the updated bathroom that featured a waterfall shower and separate tub.
The resort had four pools on the grounds. There was a pool for kids and families and a pool with music and a swim up bar. If you wanted to relax, there were options, such as a quieter pool as well as an adult only pool. You even had a beautiful ocean view from the pools!
Christy was impressed with the staff and service at the resort. The maintenance staff kept the grounds and even the beach, incredibly clean. Whenever she needed something, the resort staff would always eagerly assist her.
DINING AND ACTIVITIES
There were twelve dining options on the resort, that were all phenomenal. Christy’s favorite restaurant was Le Petite Creperie, that served crepes, salad and pizza.
The resort offered kayaks and two-seater catamarans to their guests daily. They also hosted daily morning bike rides to a local shopping center about a 30-minute ride from the resort, which was right up avid bike rider Christy’s alley. Christy also tried the water aerobics class at the resort.
Besides the activities available on the resort, there were other options for a change of scenery. Christy went on a one-day catamaran ride with about 30 other guests to Isla Mujeres. She spent the day relaxing and snorkeling and felt it was worth the additional cost.
Every night around 9:30 P.M. there was entertainment for the guests. Christy enjoyed watching the different themed dance performances each night. Their themed shows included Grease, the Lion King, and Dancing with the Stars.
Christy had an incredible time in Riviera Maya! The room, staff and amenities at the resort all exceeded her expectations. She would recommend the Ocean Coral and Turquesa Resort for families, younger couples or anyone wanting an all-inclusive experience in Mexico on a budget.
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