Short Trip - 11/16/18 to 11/20/18

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Short Trip - 11/16/18 to 11/20/18

Postby OKcouple4x » Wed Nov 21, 2018 7:11 pm

I wanted to post about our short trip to Desire Pearl - Normally we stay longer but we had to get back for Thanksgiving this year due to family coming in.

The resort was absolutely fantastic this year as always! The entertainment staff and wait staff was great as well. Some new faces this year (Meaning Charlie and Khia are still fixtures!) with Panther looking looking almost exactly like Khal Drago (or a short Steven Adams!). We arrived on Friday and the room type we had reserved was booked - so we had a wonderful night in the penthouse! We ended up in a Master Suite for the rest of the time we were there. The beach was still washed out, but not nearly as bad as we had expected - there was still room for the beach volleyball court. We walked to Puerto Morelos and the walk was as beautiful as always. The pier was open and you could see where it was repaired, but the water was too choppy with the winds to go swim off of it like we usually do. The hot tub and the "warm side" of the pool were nice as always and the drinks were fantastic every day.

The only thing we were really disappointed in was the food - for the most part dinner was excellent, but normally the resort will do flat grilled shrimp, grouper, or some kind of sea food around lunch or mid after-noon, at least in the past, and this year it was burritos and the like. Not bad, but not up to what we had experienced before. Also - Don't ever, EVER order the shrimp cocktail. We did one night, and it was terrible - we heard that from everyone who tried it. I'm not sure what they are trying to do with it, but it just flat out wasn't good. It looked like it was a mix of extremely mild salsa with little bits of shrimp in it, and that's making it sound better than it was.

We aren't heavy into the lifestyle, but we do tend to meet other people and talk and usually go to lunch/dinner and hang out, and this time was no exception. We found plenty of people to talk to and everyone was friendly as always. We saw lots of activity around the hot tub this trip as well - the resort was pretty lively this time around.

Overall we really enjoyed the trip - the property is beautiful, and there is nowhere else you can experience quite what you can at a Desire resort.
Looking for fun in our travels :)
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Re: Short Trip - 11/16/18 to 11/20/18

Postby Takes2toTango » Sun Dec 09, 2018 12:32 pm

Thanks for posting.
You overlapped with a podcast takeover, was that on purpose?
If Accidental how was the vibe and difference?

Thanks
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Re: Short Trip - 11/16/18 to 11/20/18

Postby OKcouple4x » Sat Dec 29, 2018 9:14 pm

Takes2toTango wrote:Thanks for posting.
You overlapped with a podcast takeover, was that on purpose?
If Accidental how was the vibe and difference?

Thanks


It was not on purpose but it was not an issue. Honestly, the resort just felt more full during that time than it normally does since they were out at the Jacuzzi longer/later. Other than that, it was similar to past experiences.
Looking for fun in our travels :)
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Re: Short Trip - 11/16/18 to 11/20/18

Postby Takes2toTango » Sat Dec 29, 2018 9:19 pm

Great thanks. Sounds positive and just wanted to make sure we didn’t misunderstand.
OKcouple4x wrote:
Takes2toTango wrote:Thanks for posting.
You overlapped with a podcast takeover, was that on purpose?
If Accidental how was the vibe and difference?

Thanks


It was not on purpose but it was not an issue. Honestly, the resort just felt more full during that time than it normally does since they were out at the Jacuzzi longer/later. Other than that, it was similar to past experiences.
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