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Old 11-02-2005   #271 (permalink)
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Has anyone heard any first hand reports yet on Secrets Capri Riviera? I know they will be reopening any day now but I was wondering if anyone had seen it yet.
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Old 11-02-2005   #272 (permalink)
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We are going in 11 days. They have just released an e-mail stating that they now have full electricity (air conditioning) and the pool and restaurants are fully open (except the one on the beach). I think they have a few first floor rooms that are being repaired but they seem to be in good shape otherwise. They did say that they had some flooding on the golf course but it is open again as of yesterday. They said that their beach didn't have any damage, but when it is all rocks how could it. Kidding.

They are supposed to be 100% functional by November 11th and they have had crews working days and nights. We hope to have a good time and I am sure we will.

Do you have any advice about the resort? Anything we shouldn't miss (or should).
It's been a while now but I did write a fairly detailed trip report back in 2003. Here it is: http://www.playa.info/playa-del-carm...t=mayan+palace

My only real recommendations would be to rent a car and to say no to the "free" breakfast - unless you're so inclined to be badgered for hours to purchase a time share. After we said no at check-in - we were never bothered again. Not sure if that policy has changed?
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Old 11-02-2005   #273 (permalink)
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Iberostar Tucan Update

From iberostar.com:

After Wilma, we are happy to inform that the hotel will remain open. This is due to the concerted efforts of all the personnel working hard to recover all the services and facilities. At present time see the up-dates below

All are our rooms are ready to receive our next guests.
The buffet restaurants is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
All specialties restaurants are open.
All the pools are in service as well as the pool area.
The beaches are usable, with cleaning up works and only a few hammocks and sunshades.
The entertainment is ready and shows are given or in the theater or in the conference room.
Gardens: Many plants were damaged and are missing foliage, it will take itīs time to fully recover
Gym: open with full service.
Spa: Massages only available at poolside and on the beach. No body and facial treatments.
Shops: all shops are open.
Tennis courts: are closed and under repair.
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Old 11-02-2005   #274 (permalink)
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TUCAN - Great News!

We are booked to come Nov 6-12, so this IS good news...
Flts confirmed thru MEX for SFO party, and Atlanta for the east coast folks!
Patience is a virtue...:-) PLAYA or bust!
4 days and counting!!!
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