We spent the day at Playa Del Mia beach resort, booked through Viator. We paid ahead of time for transportation which was awesome - they'd hail and pay for a cab for you whenever you were ready to leave the ship and head to the resort. We did the Mexican three-course cooking class which was amazing! Highly recommend!
As always we had a great day at Mr. Sanchos. Our favorite waiter reserved a table for us closest to the water. He and his assistant gave us great service all day. It was our 4th visit to Mr. Sanchos in the past 12 months. It was very crowded and because they had 650 reservations you could only get in the gate if you had a reservation. The a la carte side was converted to all inclusive for the day/
Mr Sanchos was about 10 -15 minutes by cab from the international terminal (cost $17.00 total for four of us, plus tip) This was right on the golf and featured anything from the menu or the buffet, as much as you want of food and drink. They have included kayak use as well. You are greeted there by a gentleman who escorts you to your canopy table by the ocean next to your lounge chair on the beach. These fellas often are seen running to get you what you want and appreciate a tip at the end of your day which we felt was well deserved. Beach area was well kept and very pleasant. We enjoyed ourselves very much here for a shorter day. (It opens at 9:00 A.M. and closes I think at 6 or so, however we needed to be back at the ship at 3:30 so we did not get to stay all of the time
Playa Del Mia is awesome. We have been their 3 times now and it is a great excursion to go on. Lunch, alcohol, and water sports are included. They have the beach, a regular swimming pool with a water park and a water park in the ocean. It is well worth the $. They are very friendly and take care of the patrons very well. They are the most honest people as well because a woman dropped a $100 bill without knowing and the employee picked it up and gave it to her. These people on average make about $15 per day so for an employee to do that is really awesome. Shopping in Cozumel is fun, they offer you free Corona to come into this one jewelry store which was pretty awesome and I ended up giving the salesman my Chicago Cubs World Series hat because he said he cant get one of those their. Pretty awesome experience as usual in Cozumel. Our 3rd trip their.
Went to a snorkel / resort. We only had time for the snorkel adventure, didn't get to enjoy any of the other things they offered. We did get food provided. Only gave three dots because we didn't have time for anything else at the resort. But I would recommend the snorkel tour - Five dots for excellent!
We went to Playa Mia water park. We really enjoyed our day here. The beach was so nice. Lots of chairs to sit in. Everything was included, including use of the kayaks, water bikes etc. The kids play area was a huge hit. My boys had so much fun. The buffet was actually better than on the ship. I only wish you could stay longer. We got there about 10 and had to leave at 2. The boat didn't sail till 530 so we had quite of bit of time to spare. But if you didn't leave at 2 you had to get your own transportation back to the ship. It was about a 15 minute taxi ride.
Once we got to Playa Mia, it was beautiful and fun. It was a bit of a cluster at the kiosk at the pier getting our ride organized. I thought Playa Mia had a shuttle to take us over but they actually got us taxis to go back and forth. They are short staffed at the desk and we wasted time on that getting there.
We loved Mr. Sancho's. 3 pools (not salt water like ship), drinks, massages, parasailing, jet ski's. Take a cab to and from. $20 bucks with tip each way. Great beach and it was rock free. We did the parasailing and massages as well.
We booked a day at Mr Sanchos and it was a highlight of the trip! Angel was fantastic and took care of us. They were able to accommodate my nut allergy which is a huge deal for us! The service was wonderful, the beach beautiful, the water crystal clear, drink plentiful and the food was good. I would defintily recommend Mr Sanchos and you can't beat the cost for what you get. The facilities are cleana nd the beach was not packed.
Nice place with plenty to do. The only problem is if you snorkel and parasail, there is no time left to enjoy the buffet. When we came in from snorkeling the buffet was already closed down at 3:00 pm. No one told us this when we got there or we would have eaten right away.
We had a great time at Mr. Sancho's! It was about $17 by taxi and $55 each to get in. That includes all you can drink and eat. The drinks were tasty but a little weak, the food was very good. The attendants take good care of you and the shops aren't too push once you walk past them. Plenty to do there.
We gathered at the pier and were given wrist bracelets, we boarded a bus and were taken to the resort beach. We had an area, "just for us" and some dedicated staff. We had unlimited drinks, and all we could eat food. The waster was lovely and there was a play structure in the water that was included. The staff provided games for us to play (water balloon toss, a water / sponge relay race, and sand castle building, all prizes were resort t-shirts size medium. I had a lovely time. Not sure it was worth the cost, but as I had paid for it months earlier, i didn't worry about it.
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