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Blue Bay Grand Esmeralda, Mayan Riviera Questions

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Blue Bay Grand Esmeralda, Mayan Riviera Questions

Just wondering if anyone has any comments on the BBGE that has just recently returned from this resort. I have read nothing but mixed reviews and I'm trying to get a handle on this resort.

What's good, bad and ugly? I need and welcome all comments.



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1. Re: Blue Bay Grand Esmeralda, Mayan Riviera Questions

My husband and I just returned from there last week. I like you was a bit worried from the reviews but it all turned out great. The resort is large but is very easy to get around. We stayed in the Coba bldg. which was great if you want to be close to the pool and beach. The rooms were very nice and always kept clean. The pool area is very nice and there are plenty of chairs. The beach is great with plenty of chairs also. The only thing is that the water is not blue but of a brown color. We were very pleased with the food choices. We made some reservations at the special places at night but also ate at the buffets and thought they all were very satisfying. For us it was a great place and we really enjoyed our week there. Go and enjoy yourselves!

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2. Re: Blue Bay Grand Esmeralda, Mayan Riviera Questions

Hi there, we just returned on Friday. It was a great trip. 10 of us from age 2-60. Resort is large but manageable. The only gripe is the water at the beach but that's nature. Other than that it was fantastic!

Two tanned thumbs up!!!!

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3. Re: Blue Bay Grand Esmeralda, Mayan Riviera Questions

Hi Wass

Do not worry about the negative reviews. We had an amazing time, all 11 of us. We saw the odd cranky, uptight person there, so maybe that is where the complaints come from. I'm sure it would be impossible to make 2,000 people happy all at the same time. When we read the bad reviews we can't believe we were at the same resort. Service, food, pools - everything was more than we expected. No complaints. We were not bothered really by the ocean, we knew about it before we left. You will have a blast.

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