Mexico - Cancun

Daily Drinks

Each day the resort has a special drink just for the day. Here is a list of the drinks over the week we were here.

Date Alcoholic Drink Non Alcoholic Drink
April 6 Coco Maya
Vodka, White Run, Coconut Cream, Triple Sec, Grenadine, Lemonade & Xtabentun
Conga
Orange Juice, Pineapple Juice, Banana and Grenadine
April 7 Banana Sexi
Coffee Liqueur, Pineapple Juice,  Coconut Cream and Banana
Fruit Passion
Orange Juice, Guava Syrup, Grapefruit Juice and Grenadine
April 8 Excellence Dreams
Peach Liqueur, Tequila, Triple Sec, White Rum and Guava Syrup
Mango Loco
Mango, Orange Juice, Lime Juice and Grenadine
April 9 Sea Breeze
Vodka, Grapefruit Juice and Cranberry Juice
Sirena
Banana, Pineapple Juice, Lime Juice, Grenadine and Coconut Cream
April 10 Medias De Seda
Gin, White Cacao, Grenadine, Milk and Cinnamon
Mango Coctel
Mango, Orange Juice, Pineapple Juice and Grenadine
April 11 Almenda Tostada
Amaretto Liqueur, Coffee Liquor, Milk and Cinnamon
Coco Rosa
Pineapple Juice, Coconut Cream and Grenadine
April 12 Sombrero
Coffee Liqueur,  Tequilla, Milk and Cinnamon
Coco Rosa
Pineapple Juice, Coconut Cream and Grenadine


Most of the drinks I find to sweet so I did not try that many this time.

Last walk around the pools at night

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We get back to our room and find that red rose petals have been placed leading to the spa bath which has been filled – so I thought I better use it.

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Last Dinner at the Lobster House

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Clam Chowder – very nice – a lot better than it looks.

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Happy Pam

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Pam had the Grilled Lobster and I had a seafood combination (Scallops, Prawn, Lobster) served in a Lobster Shell with a Jalapeno Cheese sauce.

Kitchen Tour

One of the planned activities was a Kitchen Tour – there were about 16 of us on the tour.

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It was interesting how it works out the back.

They use 500KG per day of Fruit & Vegetables and about 250 KG of Red Meat and 250KG of White Meat per day.

Along with fish and the hundreds of breads and rolls and deserts and ice-cream all made in house it is quite a large operation.

Food

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The lazy pool

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One of the pools that meander around the resort.

A few drinks during the day

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The day started off with breakfast along with 5 glasses of bubbles each – these waiters – they love to feed you up on booze.

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How to make  Margarita class – so a couple of Margaritas before lunch.

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A few more drinks at lunch

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Just before dinner – some cocktails – a Pineapple Margarita.

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Then a Caesar special (Caesar is a bartender at the Martini bar who Pam likes to think of the Energizer Bunny). I asked for a Apple Martini and < 20 seconds later there it was. He is like this every time you see him. He remembered me from being here 2 years ago and he was like that then as well.

So I think I had 4 margaritas there, and Pam had a couple of Mojitos

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Dinner we had a Pineapple Margarita again. I tried a white wine but did not like it so had to settle in for the reds. 3 reds Pam tells me.

We flagged the concert and I crashed in a few seconds of getting back to the room.

What a boozy day – cost $0

Off to get some breakfast  - so who knows what the day will bring.

First Breakfast

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Bubbles for breakfast – yes please.

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A good breakfast – the food is better here than Punta Cana.

A lovely dinner at the lobster house

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We came back from a day resting near the pools to this on our bed.

We decided to go to the Lobster House for dinner last night (no reservations required)

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We had a great location for dinner overlooking the pool from our table.

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We both ordered Clam Chowder which was just Yummy. We then ordered grilled lobster and they delivered 3 plates because one was a bit small.

A glass of bubbles and all was great….

Excellence Playa Mujeres

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We are again staying at Excellence Playa Mujeres which is about a 30 minute drive from Cancun.

  • Two-mile wide white sand beach
  • 7 swimming pools (4 heated in winter), with a collective expanse of 56,000 square feet
  • 4 outdoor Jacuzzis and 5 in-pool whirlpools
  • 9 gourmet restaurants plus 1 beach Snack Grill --no reservations required
  • 11 premium-stocked bars with poolside and beachside locations
  • 24-hour room service
  • Fully equipped state-of-the-art fitness center
  • Use of Hobies Cats, windsurf boards, sea kayaks, snorkel gear and paddle board
  • Jogging trail   
  • Bicycles
  • Table tennis and billiards
  • Darts, board games, archery, air rifle shooting
  • Main Stage Theater with nightly entertainment

This is a little more expensive ($38 USD/Night) than Excellence Punta Cana in Dominican Republic where we are also staying on this trip.

We are paying $2422 USD for 7 nights – about $346 USD per night.

http://www.excellence-resorts.com/caribbean-and-mexico-destinations/excellence-playa-mujeres

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