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Allegro Playacar by Occidental


Allegro Playacar by Occidental - background:

All-inclusive Allegro Resorts are part of the giant Occidental chain.

The Allegro Playacar is a 20-minute walk-- 5 minute taxi ride -- from busy tourist town Playa del Carmen, which has numerous shops, restaurants, etc. The resort is also near Xcaret, a well executed "eco-theme" park; see more below.

Renovations in 2006 added walk-in closets and "hip bathrooms". This resort has thatch-roofed villas and tropical gardens.

Features of the Allegro Playacar by Occidental:

The Allegro Playacar by Occidental has the expected features of an all inclusive resort in Mexico, i.e. multiple restaurants, activities, watersports, entertainment...
  • land activities include volleyball, beach soccer, shuffleboard, bicycles, billiards, tennis, etc.
  • non-motorized water sports: kayaks, snorkeling off-shore, sailing, boogie boards, windsurfing
  • scuba lessons in the pool *
  • Daily activities program in several languages, such as yoga, water aerobics, dance lessons, water polo
  • clinics for featured sports
  • nightly entertainment with local talent & staff shows
  • more watersports, at extra charge: sunfish sailing, fishing, scuba, JetSki / Waverunner, water-skiing.

Features for Families:

  • Kid's Club for ages 4 to 12.
  • playground, game room, kiddie pool
  • babysitting available
  • kids enjoy walking in the tropical grounds and seeing iguanas, lizards, etc.
  • Xcaret theme park is close by, with many activities including underground river float and evening performances (Mayan ball game; folklorico show in outdoor theatre). Spend the whole day; ave money by taking your own transport there (taxi, bus.)
  • other attactions in Mayan Riviera area

Keep in Mind:

-this isn't a five-star palace; have reasonable expectations
-reserve in advance for a la carte restaurants

Find out more about Allegro Playacar by Occidental:

  • See the Allegra Playacar web site
  • see details at AppleVacations.com (a packager for many all inclusive resorts)
  • checkrecent visitors' comments at TripAdvisor.com
  • Compare prices at Kayak.com

This brief profile is meant to introduce this resort to family vacationers; please note that the writer has not visited in person. Always check resort sites for updates.

*Always check resort web sites for updates.

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