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See Some Mexico!


I have gone outside and I have to admit that outside was glorious! My sister and I ventured to Mexico a few weeks months ago (I'm having a few issues with time management). We both needed a reset...and some rest. 

We visited Palmaia, the House of Aia in Playa del Carmen. It was fabulous! The pictures really do not do it justice! The staff was amazing, the food was so delicious, and the views were out of this world! This is a plant based resort, with options to add animal proteins. I am not plant based and the menu options surpassed many other resorts I have visited. I did NOT feel like I was missing anything!

The resort is nestled between an undisturbed rain forest and the beautiful waters of the Caribbean. There were many daily activities and rituals that you could participate in that were included in your stay as well as a menu of options that could be added on. We took part in a few of the rituals, but mostly enjoyed being seaside. I'm pretty sure my heart is still resting in a cabana, eating delicious edamame and other tasty treats. Who wouldn't love unlimited snacks?!

As I said, the food was superb! Even the simplest dishes took my taste buds on a journey! There were also many tasty cocktails offered, which we enjoyed kind of responsibly.

The accommodations were calming, comfortable, and well thought out. The mini fridge was stocked daily with still water, sparkling water, kombucha, and fresh juices. There was also a Nespresso machine with a variety of capsules. Snacks! The snacks were also replenished daily. We received special treats in the evenings with our turn down service.

Getting There and Getting back to the US

A Covid test was not required for us to enter Mexico (at the time of the trip), but we took one a few days before we left just to be sure. We had a direct flight from Charlotte, NC into Cancun. We rented a car with plans to visit other locales, but ended up not leaving the resort. Yes, we enjoyed it that much. 

A Covid test IS required to reenter the United States. The resort provided this the day before our departure (with scheduling). Results were emailed to us. We saved them to our phones and uploaded them into the VeriFLY app when we got to the airport. We also purchased trip insurance just in case either of us contracted Covid while there to make sure we would be covered. The resort also had arrangements for this.

This was an experience of a lifetime. We happened to go at a time that the resort was not heavily occupied and this worked out in our favor. While there, there were bikes for us to ride around the resort, as well as resort staff that would pick us up in a golf cart if needed. We were assigned a butler (that we utilized!) and it was just a wonderful experience!

My sister says every time we go somewhere I say it's the best trip I have ever been on. We must be doing something right! I look forward to our next adventures and sharing them with you all!

I hope you all are doing well!



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