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Comparing resorts...where should we stay?

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Comparing resorts...where should we stay?

My sister and I (both in our late twenties...looking for a fun atmosphere but definitely not wanting to go to clubs and "party) are planning a trip to Cancun this Spring and can't decide which resort would be best for us. All we want is a relaxing resort, good food and drinks, and a nice beach to swim in. We are considering the Fiesta Americana Condesa, Golden Parnassus, GR Caribe by Solaris, Ocean Coral & Turquesa or Gran Caribe Real. Has anyone stayed at one or more of these resorts and could recommend something or provide some insight for us? Thank you so much...we appreciate any and all input!!

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1. Re: Comparing resorts...where should we stay?

Ocean Coral & Turquesa is south of Cancun in Puerto Morelos. I've been there and it just may be what you are looking for...

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2. Re: Comparing resorts...where should we stay?

Gran Caribe Real is nice but does have children. Problem or not a problem with Puerto Morelos is it will coast you $10 each way to get to Cancun. . no problem if you do not want to go off reservation. Puerto Morelos is perfect for a layed back vacation.

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3. Re: Comparing resorts...where should we stay?

We've stayed at Gran Caribe, FACC and Ocean Coral. All of them are nice, safe resorts. OCT is not that far out.. more of a campus resort with many pools. They do have their preferred level.. which means you can get into any restaurant without reservations. If you don't select that.. you need to stand in line each night. The beach is walkable.. but swimming.. not so good. Seaweed on the beach. Gran Caribe.. we stayed when it had reopened after the hurricane. Had a beautiful room ocean front. Fun resort..no swim-up bar. Thought the food was just okay. FACC.. liked that.. except the rooms are old and small. It's a large, more contained resort - beautiful beach..swimming can be iffy because of the undertow near the front of the resort. No reservations for dinner, and no "tiering" of service.Drink service on the pool and beach (no standing in line). I've posted reviews on all three. Good Luck!

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4. Re: Comparing resorts...where should we stay?

I also have been to the OCT and loved it.

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