Avoid "Jungle Beach Break." At $49 each it is a rip-off. Thank you RCI. There is no jungle hike as described. You get pulled by a small Nissan truck in a trailer with bench seats. You get dumped at a public beach which is crowded and roped off for different hotels. You are harassed by vendors the whole time every five minutes to buy trinkets.
Lovely little beach, all inclusive, for $35.00 we had beach chairs reserved under a huge umbrella, all our drinks and a wonderful lunch included. Only complaint? We had to be back at the ship at 1:30. To short a day!
We enjoyed our day on the beach. The beach was lovely and we were well looked after. Lots of people trying to sell things but everybody was friendly and took no for an answer. We were given taxi tolkens so could return to the ship when we wanted which was Excellent.
We booked this excursion just to get off the ship and enjoy a beach day. I can't say that I would book this on again but for the price it wasn't so bad. Drinks are included but the food does cost.
When picking our location to sit and enjoy our day we walked all the way to the end so as not be in the middle of everyone and that worked out decent.
There are lots of people selling items and they will come by multiple times even if you say no but this is their way of life and how they make money.
Again, I can't say that I would book this again but I don't have any complaints either.
Nice beach with beach loungers and umbrellas. Good beach service. We just drank, didn't eat the food b/c we weren't hungry but it looked good. We HATED the CONSTANT parade of locals coming through selling their wares. This was extremely annoying. The bathrooms were fairly clean. Overall we would skip this excursion. Do not recommend
Facility was in poor condition, beach in bad shape and full of trash. Drinks included were weak and basically mixers without booze. Constant parade of vendors all day trying to sell things. Trying to lay in a lounger that is in poor shape and jammed in with all the others was not a good time. Water was full of limestone rocks and while the water was clear, very poor snorkeling unless you swim very far out to the drop off.
Not relaxing, not fun.
Went as part of a large group. Was quite good but depended on if the owners knew you well - if they did then you got excellent service; if they didn't then the service was a bit less effusive. Good food and nice drinks though.
Drinks seemed to be missing the alcohol but nice day on the beach. Did not get our first choice resort as they were sold out. They recommend the on we choose chairs were comfortable service was good nachos were good. First time in this port the places are all on one beach lined up one next to the other so many to choose from.
Booked the Maya Chan all inclusive resort based on the great recommendations from everyone on this website. They were right. The people in charge are so nice! They greet you with Rum punches and homemade chips with Guac. From then on it’s to your semi-private cabana with loungers, beach bed, and hammock. The drinks flow as quick as you can drink. They’ll bring them out to you in the water even. There are beach activities, kayaks, paddleboards, floaty chairs all included. Not to mention some of the best tacos ever. Everything is prepared fresh and homemade! They are very upfront on the amount of seaweed that accumulates on the beach, and that the water can get cloudy near the beach area. I had no problem whatsoever with it, but keep it in mind. First Class all the way around. The port area is also pretty nice as well if you don’t end up booking anything specific.
Mahahual was weird. Desperate pleas to buy ANYTHING and the begging for a $20 massage got to be too much. Not relaxing with constant sales pitches. KL was nice enough, probably would've liked Blue Kay better.
Went to Muhahual beach and spent the day at the Krazy Lobster. Highly recommended. The food was outstanding, the service attentive, and the beach was crystal clear and warm. We bought the most souvenirs from this stop, with good prices and fun local gifts for friends. Would visit this beach again in the future.
After breaking away from the port, we took a cab to the beach club where we had a cabana and palupa reserved. Food and drink there was average, but the water and beachfront access more than made up for it.
Although this as listed as a level 1 difficulty tour, there are lots of steep hill to navigate to move around the island. The beach was wonderful, as were the historical and animal preserve viewing options.
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