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Dallas, Texas
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PLAYA DEL CARMEN, MEXICO

BEACH and SCUBA/SNORKEL VACATION

MAY 11-15, 2018

GRAN PORTO RESORT

ALL INCLUSIVE

ALL OCEAN VIEW JUNIOR SUITES

$776.00!

(air and transfers not included but we will try to coordinate flights so we can share a shuttle to the hotel for reduced rates)

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Questions:  contact Brett Wetherill at dw323236@gmail.com


From the low-rise buildings to the gentle surf, “laidback” is clearly the buzzword surrounding Playa del Carmen. Forty-five minutes away from Cancun, “Playa,” as the locals call it, provides a stark contrast and welcome foil to its high-glitz, high-energy neighbor for travelers looking for a slower-paced vacation. The former fishing village offers a number of championship golf courses, and its central location is ideal for day trips or excursions. Spend your days exploring the beaches and nature preserves, but be sure not to miss out on the nightlife. Although this beachside city has become one of the fastest growing areas in Mexico, Playa still maintains its coastal cool by mixing European chic with authentic Mexican culture in an effortlessly luxurious way.   In the state of Quintana Roo, it’s known for its palm-lined beaches and coral reefs. Its Quinta Avenida pedestrian thoroughfare runs parallel to the beach, with blocks of shops, restaurants and nightspots ranging from laid-back bars to dance clubs.

Lodging is at the beautiful, all inclusive
Gran Porto Playa Del Carmen

We have ocean view junior suites booked



On a beautiful beachfront in the heart of Playa del Carmen, Mexico, the all-inclusive Gran Porto Resort welcomes you to reconnect amid the azure seas, rich cultural heritage and genuine hospitality of the Riviera Maya.  This luxurious resort is just steps from Fifth Avenue's shops, clubs and restaurants.  discover the perfect combination of relaxation and adventure, from the hydrotherapy experience at SPAreal to culinary classes and wine tasting  and from the over-sized rooftop hot tub to Oki Fun World.  Dining and drinks are also included, so enjoy the authentic Mexican restaurant, the beachside grill, the rooftop sushi bar and much more.  After the nightly live entertainment, retire to luxurious accommodations.




Great Scuba/Snorkeling Opportunities
Cenotes or Shuttle to Cozumel for a Day

CENOTES

“Cenotes” are cool fresh water sanctuaries scattered throughout the green jungles and savannas of the Yucatan Peninsula. The entrance to magical caverns and cave passages below the earth, Cenotes in Mexico are created when the ceiling of a cave collapses leaving what is sometimes known elsewhere as a sinkhole. Many Cenotes have cavern systems which are great for exploring with snorkel gear. Venturing into a cavern or cave system, or any overhead environment, on scuba, alone is very technical and advanced, requiring specialized training and safety gear. The cavern and caves of the Yucatan are well known to and important for underwater cavern diving and cave diving explorers who come from all over the world to experience them.

For more information or to sign up, click here.

COZUMEL SCUBA DIVING

If you are a certified diver looking for more adventures and experience, then this tour is for you! The most legendary Island of Cozumel brings many curious tourists and divers from all over the world and it’s no coincidence – Cozumel Island in Mexico is considered the Mecca of diving that every serious diver must visit. We offer you to dive in this incredible place using the fast boat rather than a ferry since it’s much more convenient. Experience drift diving while exploring beautiful tropical creatures such as lobsters, turtles, starfish, scallops, anemones, stingrays, seahorses, moray eels, barracudas, sharks, angelfish and so many others. The professional team of tour guides and diving instructors will make sure you get the best experience out of this tour, keep you exited and make your vacation unforgettable!

At 8am you will be picked up at your hotel and head out to the port where you will get on the boat. After 40 minutes of riding you will arrive at the first dive-site. After the first dive you will take a quick rest, have some snacks and get ready for the second dive. 

Once all dives are completed you will go back to Playa del Carmen and you will be taken to your hotel. You have an opportunity to make your own schedule, change the dates or time, customize the tour your own way. The professional team of tour guides and diving instructors will make sure you get the best experience out of this tour. 

For more info or to sign up, click here.



Optional Day at XCaret Park



 Journey through Mexico, a charming tour of traditions and nature at Xcaret eco-archaeological Park. Come and enjoy an unforgettable experience that includes entertainment, exquisite food and the joy of a country that welcomes you with open arms!

Delve into the trails of Xcaret to discover how the Mayan jungle and culture of Mexico combine in more than 50 exciting attractions. Located on the seashore near Cancun in the Riviera MayaXcaret has attractions for everyone. Enjoy a traditional Fiesta Charra and the Mayan Ball Game, or if you are a nature lover visit the Jaguar Island and our colorful Butterfly Pavillion.

You can also enjoy the Caribbean Sea! Take a snorkeling tour, swim in underground rivers and have fun with the Dolphin Swim. When night falls, you will be our guest of honor at the presentation "Xcaret Mexico Espectacular", a celebration of light and color with 300 artists that will take you through the history of Mexico.

Cultural heritage and love for the environment await you in the best family theme park; without a doubt, your best choice in Cancun and the Riviera Maya is Xcaret

Price of $147.00 includes:

TOUR XCARET PLUS

  • Access to Area Plus facilities.
  • Locker and use of snorkeling equipment.
  • 1 Buffet lunch including 1 beer and unlimited beverages (soft drinks, flavored waters and coffee) while consuming food.
  • Round trip transportation on luxury bus and bilingual guide.
  • Show 'Xcaret Mexico Espectacular', a musical journey through the history of Mexico.
  • Admire the diversity of animal species (such as the Butterfly Pavilion, the Coral Reef Aquarium and the Island of Jaguars).
  • Walk through the jungle
  • Archaeological sites
  • Water activities in the underground river.
  • Access to beaches, bays and natural pools.
  • Equestrian show, Voladores de Papantla and many more attractions
  • Life jackets and inner tubes.
  • Lounge chairs, hammocks and rest areas.
  • Safety bag service during the river journey.
  • Restrooms, dressing rooms and showers.
You can sign up for this when you sign up for the trip!