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La Perla or Secrets Maroma

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La Perla or Secrets Maroma

Hubby and I going to Mx in May, we stayed at EPM last year and want to try a new place this time around. Has anyone been to both La Perla and Maroma and can help us make up our mind. We are in mid thirties like the beach and pool. Also like the royal or preferred area in both resorts.

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K

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1. Re: La Perla or Secrets Maroma

You will see children at La Perla since guests of Esmerelda have the use of some of the La Perla restaurants and beach,etc.

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Did you ever go to La Perla as we were also thinking of doing the same thing Smb and La Perla, would love to know your opinion on La Perla

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"You will see children at La Perla since guests of Esmeralda have the use of some of the La Perla restaurants and beach,etc"

I think that is slightly misleading. In the central area between the two resorts you have restaurants, bars, etc some of which are AO and only for La Perla Guest. You should not see any children on the La Perla property itself. The beach is public property and whilst children and people staying at the neighbouring resorts can walk along the beach they cannot use the loungers, etc

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Hi again

We have spent a day at both and will be returning for a proper stay at La Perla in June and SMB in September

Both are great resorts and of a similar standard to EPM. We preferred the rooms at La Perla compared with SMB. The beach at La Perla is OK but a bit narrow but in no way up to the same standard as SMB. There is also a strip of mangroves between the resort and the beach at La Perla and you gain access by means of boarded walkways If we could only pick one it would be La Perla because of the rooms and also the Royal service area is just so nice. In addition you have more restaurant choice at La Perla and the Gabi Club looks like a fun place to go in the evening

You cannot go wrong with either

If it helps check out my photo albums on SlickPic where you will find an album for both which are best viewed in full screen mode at this way you will see the photo labels

http://www.slickpic.com/u/flipflopman

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Thanks we booked SMB get there on Mothers Day! Cant wait. We went to EPM last May and wanted to try a different resort this time. 1 week and counting! ;)

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6. Re: La Perla or Secrets Maroma

Have fun

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