This month, we have been on holiday in sunny Mexico. We stayed at the Riviera Maya resort near to Cancun.
The reason for this holiday was sunshine and relaxation. Last half-term, my Auntie Lizzie said that staying home was sometimes really fun and relaxing. So we did.
And it was RUBBISH.
So for the Easter holidays we decided we urgently needed sunshine and R&R. We went to Riviera Maya because it’s sunny in April, there’s a great spa on site, and it is all-inclusive, so we didn’t have to worry about paying for meals or drinks after we arrived.
Here are my favourite things about staying in Riviera Maya, Mexico:
I love tacos. I love burritos. I love nachos.
Basically, I love Mexican food. This resort had a beachside restaurant serving non-stop all day, and it had amazing fresh nachos with a huge pan of cheese sauce to drizzle over it, topped with tomato salsa and guacamole. PERFECTION.
The beach at Riviera Maya has the most perfect hammocks and sitting there watching the sea was very peaceful. There’s also a great bar where they mix up cocktails for you, without alcohol of course! I liked the Mango Tango and the Strawberry Daquiri best.
I didn’t get a chance to go scuba diving on this trip but we did go snorkelling and it was amazing. First we went to a coastal location and I got to swim over turtles and all sorts of beautiful fish in the coral.
Then we went to an underground cave which was a bit scary if I am being honest. Then we went to some jungle and there was a huge pond with a zip line. You could ride the zipline from the top of the little cliff, and then drop off into the water. So much fun!
There are 3 swimming pools at Riviera Maya, there’s one where you can play games, another shallow one with a ping pong table and an infinity pool. The pools are heated so that even first thing in the morning, they are lovely and warm, with an amazing view of the beach. It’s glorious!
In the infinity pool there is a swim up bar and you can get a cocktail and sip it in the pool, while watching the sea. SUPER relaxing.
There are loads of restaurants on the resort but my favourite was Himitsu, where they have a chef who does a show while cooking your food. I liked it when he made the onion into a volcano and when he made HUGE flames appear. The food was nice and because I don’t eat meat, the chef made mine separately, which was good.
All in all, we had a lovely time in Mexico. Let me know if you have any questions!