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Suggest a kid-friendly resort in Riveria Maya with snorlking

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Suggest a kid-friendly resort in Riveria Maya with snorlking

We plan on traveling to the Riveria Maya area down as far as Tulum in mid January. We are looking for a kid-friendly resort that has good snorkling right from the resort. We want to visit the ruins as well. We are active parents 40 with kids 6 and 9. Hoping for an AI resort with great food, service, and cleanliness. Sorry for the wrong spelling of snorkling in the title.

Edited: 18 August 2010, 22:43
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1. Re: Suggest a kid-friendly resort in Riveria Maya with snorlking

Best beach / snorkeling is Akumal Beach Resort but its only a 3 star

I can send you some family reviews

imho, kids love snack bars and buffets but hate dressing up for alacartes on a specific time at night

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2. Re: Suggest a kid-friendly resort in Riveria Maya with snorlking

Aventura Cove Palace.

www.palaceresorts.com

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3. Re: Suggest a kid-friendly resort in Riveria Maya with snorlking

Forgot to include ABR's website

www.akumalbeachresort.com

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4. Re: Suggest a kid-friendly resort in Riveria Maya with snorlking

Look into Barcelo Maya and Grand Palladium resorts near Puerto Aventuras. Both are in a complex of multiple resorts to choose from.

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5. Re: Suggest a kid-friendly resort in Riveria Maya with snorlking

And they make a great burger and pizza at the snack bar at the ABR right by the pool..My vote is for the ABR..

Beach and snorkeling is one of the best in Mexico...

Safe travels....jimmy

Edited: 19 August 2010, 03:09
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6. Re: Suggest a kid-friendly resort in Riveria Maya with snorlking

How about the Grand Palladium? Is the snokling good there for kids 6 and 9 years? meaning is calm and safe? My wife found some good prices for this one so trying to find out a little more. The reviews look good except for the folks who got their $$ stolen. There are lagoons around the resort. Has anyone fished them? Should hold small tarpon I would think.

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7. Re: Suggest a kid-friendly resort in Riveria Maya with snorlking

Barcelo. Good snorkling for beginners. Great family resort.

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8. Re: Suggest a kid-friendly resort in Riveria Maya with snorlking

Some sample pics for Akumal Snorkeling is here

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9. Re: Suggest a kid-friendly resort in Riveria Maya with snorlking

We stayed at the Palladium last year. The snorkeling is very safe for young ones in this area. It is a very kid friendly resort with something for everyone of all ages to do. One problem with this place though is it is massive. Lots and lots of walking, but a great resort!!! Best spa ever, great beach and the salt water pool is wonderful!!!

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10. Re: Suggest a kid-friendly resort in Riveria Maya with snorlking

The Palladium it is! Thank you