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Old 05-25-2006   #1 (permalink)
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Hola!...It's Lola

Lolabella hereÖ.

Iím not new to the boards as Iíve been around since Summer of 2002 when I started planning my first trip to Playa. Iíve been back 4 times and Iím the process of planning my next trip this October. Iím also looking forward to going to an ĎOfficialí Peep Meet next year.

I currently reside in Southeastern Wisconsin, but if I could find the means to live and work in PDC, Iíd sell my condo and move in a heartbeat. I work for a software development company where I wear several hats and I also work part-time at a well-known steakhouse in the area about 2 times/week.

When, I first visited Playa I was such a newbieÖvery green. I wouldnít consider wandering off of 5th Avenue to explore, but now after several trips, I feel more comfortable here then I do in my own town.

I love to talk about my experiences in Playa, so feel free to PM.

Places Iíve stayed:

Sept 2002: Grand Porto Real. Went with Mom and Sister

April 2004: Reef Club Playa. Went with 23 family and friends.

January 2005: Posada Freud and Treetops. Went with friend Jessica and Jeannie.

March 2006: Eclipse Hotel. Went with friends Jeannie and Kristin, sister Tara and her boyfriend, Aunt Mary and 3 of her friends from Texas.

My favorite places in Playa.

Beach: Mamitas and in front of Blue Parrot

Bars: La Ranita Bar, Beer Bucker, Tequila Barrel

Restaurants: Babeís Noodles, La Cueva Del Chango, Cafť Del Sol restaurant at the Eclipse Hotel.

Favorite Tour: Tours with Mitch.

Favorite things to do in Playa

Sit upstairs at the Beer Bucker watching the world go by;
walk all around Playa exploring different streets and neighborhoods;
Lie face down on a lawn chair at the beach running my feet back and forth in the sand.
Snorkel in the cenotes.
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Old 05-28-2006   #2 (permalink)
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HOLA Lola! Thanks for posting your list of your favorite things. That was nice to read through. Welcome.
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Old 05-28-2006   #3 (permalink)
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hi lolabella....what hotel do yoy thinks its the best??
we have lived at grand porto real both of the times we where there....
we would like to try another one....any idea????
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