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  • violette_ca profile photo violette_ca
  • Reviews: 101

5 out of 5 starsUser Rating

Grand Xcaret by Occidental-All Inclusive: Flamenco Xcaret

Very nice resort, clean and safe. All meals are great, buffet and restaurants. The show every night is nice. The best restaurant to take breakfast is El Pescador with the ocean view. There is a private beach. I love the swiming pool bar to take my margarita y cerveza. :-)


The salt water swiming pool is great, gardens, stores and the view on the ocean from the restaurant.

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Related to: Family Travel
  • Written February 21, 2007
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the beach and the El Pescador restaurant

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  • MrCockles profile photo MrCockles
  • Reviews: 3

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Grand Xcaret by Occidental-All Inclusive: Top Class Resort merged into natural surroundings

This is a truly first class resort. We arrived just as the evening was beginning. The hotel lobby is truly breath taking, what looks like a fairly normal reception area, (allbeit with a giant thatched roof) suddenly drops away to reveal a deeply romantic natural setting. Tehere was a huge fish pond, with well relaxed guests feeding them with popcorn whilst tasting one of the many flavours of margherita before dinner. After the porters had dealt with our luggage with no fuss and a welcoming smile we were sent off to find our room. We walked out and across a gangplank lit up with lanterns in what seems to be an authentic Mexican Jungle. However it suddenly stops and the resort opens up in front of you. A very well presented resort. The rooms are more than adequate, cleaned everyday and the fridge stocked up and free of course as with everything else. Food and service is exceptional. They really will do anything for you, just ask. Don't forget to visit the park next door, it's breathtaking the amount of wildlife around, not just inside enclosures but outside awell. A few even roam around the resort. Careful if you are snorkelling in the bay, Pelicans just divebomb next to you to fill that huge mouth with fish. A great sight! The beach is small but perfectly formed. You can see the lights of Cozumel out to see at night.Our favourite place to lounge was the main pool by the Entertainment village. We got in a hammock and began to notice the only thing we had to think about in the world was who was going to stand up and order the next cocktail. I've never seen my girlfriend so relaxed ever. It really was a magical experience. The location is great, you feel away from it all, but if you want more lively entertainment you can visit Playa Del Carmen a great Mexican town, which has plenty going on all the time. There's a great Diesel shop, the shopping really is great, take an extra suitcase. It's also near enough to Cancun for a proper night out Ibiza style.

The Eco Park next to the resort. You have your own special entrance to the park, so no queues. The chance to swim with Turtles, Dolphins. The huge abundance of wildlife is vast. Explore the reef just out to sea. The entertainment is very good. Everynight there is the equivalent of a West End show, Mexico style, the Dancers come from all over the world and it's a high quality display. The bars are really very good here and you are looked after so well. I think however the most outstanding feature is just how beautifully designed the park is. It just seems so smart but is somehow sculpted into the environment. There are even some authentic ancient ruins on site.

  • Opinion of Price: more expensive than average
  • Written November 29, 2005

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  • MJH_canada profile photo MJH_canada
  • Reviews: 3

4 out of 5 starsUser Rating

Occidental Grand Flamenco Xcaret: Riviera Maya nice spot

march 2003, we staded 2 weeks.

the hotel is really beautiful.

we tried many restaurants and they were all very good. It is very important to book you restaurants as soon as you get to the hotel.

you can also eat at some restaurant that dont require any reservation: pizzeria and tacos & fajitas (they are really good).

the bathrooms near the beach are REALLY clean.

You get a free entry for the Xcaret Park. The park is just beside the hotel and you have a private entry for the hotel clients. You can come back to the resort to eat and go back to the resort afterwards.
Dont go to the park on sunday because there is no show that night. Dont miss the show, it is really good.

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Related to: Eco-Tourism
  • Written June 21, 2004

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  • supermediania profile photo supermediania
  • Reviews: 114

3 out of 5 starsUser Rating

Occidental Grand Flamenco Xcaret: All Inclusive Resort

We were on Grand Flamenco Xcaret on 2003, it is a Huge All inclusive Resort, it is in the middle of the jungle next to Xcaret Park.
The buffet food was great, it also has 5 restaurant but you must make a reservation before. Make it the first day because you only can go to a one restaurant one time.
The worst part of the hotel is the smell it has at night when they pull of dark water.

It doesn't has beach, the one is a small artificially made one. It has 7 beautiful swiming pool instead

The property consists of 796 rooms:

661 superior rooms (334 in the Flamenco Building; 124 in the Cangrejo Building; 203 in the Pueblo del R?o)
63 Junior (59 Suites in the Flamenco building and 4 Double Beds in the Flamenco Buildings)
The Royal Club consists of 45 rooms, of which 12 are Master Suites (12 Junior King Bed) connecting with 12 Standard (Double Bed) and 21 are Junior Suites (King Bed)

All rooms are equipped with:

Air conditioning
Bath with shower and hair dryer
Safety deposit box
Satellite TV
Telephones with Data Port for internet connection
Minibar: with water, beer and sodas replenished once during your stay
Ironin board

  • Opinion of Price: N/A
  • Related to: Spa and Resort, Romantic Travel and Honeymoons
  • Written May 29, 2004
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Man Made beach

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