April 2016

Scuba Diving MUSA – Cancun’s Underwater Museum

  MUSA (Museo Subacuático de Arte) Overall Score: A Cost: $10 per person marine park fee (plus fees for Aquaworld) Fun Potential: A Recommended?: Yes AQUAWORLD (Boat/tour group we chose for excursion) Overall Score: B Cost: $70 per person plus tax for a 2 tank dive (MUSA and Manchones Reef)  Fun Potential: A Customer Service: B (both on and off the boat) Recommended?: Yes The waters around Cancun are some of the most popular places to scuba dive and snorkel in the world. Because of its popularity, the coral reefs and sea life here are greatly affected. Careless…

Reviewing Dolphin Discovery on Isla Mujeres/Cancun

  GRADING Overall Score: B Cost: C (we paid with resort credits, but it is pricey, depending on  what activity you choose) Fun Potential: A Recommended?: Yes While staying at the Beach Palace Resort in Cancun, we chose to spend most of our resort credits on Dolphin Discovery Park on Isla Mujeres island. This excursion required us to use our resort credits for both the ferry to Isla Mujeres island and for the dolphin park. (Click here to read a previous post about the resort credits at Beach Palace Resort…

Reviewing the Amenities and Dining at Beach Palace Resort – Cancun, Mexico

Beach Palace Resort Blvd. Kukulcan Km 11.5, El Rey, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico Part Two: AMENITIES and DINING HOTEL GRADING Overall Score: A Staff: A Room: A Amenities: A Recommended?: Yes (highly!) AMENITIES/DINING GRADING Pools: A Dining/Bars: A Vegetarian Options: A Beach: A Service: A The Beach Palace Resort, located in the hotel zone of Cancun, is an all-inclusive resort stationed right on the beach. I previously wrote a review on the hotel and its rooms.  This is a review about the rest of the resort…

Reviewing the Beach Palace Resort – Cancun, Mexico

Beach Palace Resort Blvd. Kukulcan Km 11.5, El Rey, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico Part One: Reviewing Beach Palace HOTEL and ROOM GRADING Overall Score: A Staff: A Room: A Amenities: A Recommended?: Yes (highly!) The Beach Palace Resort, located in the hotel zone of Cancun, is an all-inclusive resort stationed right on the beach. My family and I stayed here for a five-day spring break getaway last month. We were greeted upon entry into the hotel and were given cool, damp towels. Ladies were each given a single flower. The employees at the…