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Old 02-01-2007   #1 (permalink)
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I am finally gonna post...

Hello everyone,

Finally after years of lurking on this website I am finally going to post and introduce myself here is the short version as to why…

In 2004 when researching my first out of the states vacation I came across Playa and booked immediately.. I spent an incredible week at the Riu Playacar but felt as I missed out on the ambiance of Mexico being in the resort. I came home extremely excited about my next years vacation all along planning to come back and really enjoying Playa in a non all inclusive way… unfortunately that didn’t quite work out as my travel companion didn’t quite share my love for Playa so it was off to other destinations that were never quite as great to me as Playa… So what’s a girl to do well I lived vicariously through everyone’s trip reports restaurant and hotels reviews stockpiling all the information I learned through the years waiting for the chance to come back…


Fast forward to this year…. Began dating an incredible guy and while discussing vacation plans last September I brought up Mexico and he could not understand why leave the states to vacation when there are plenty of places to visit here and besides that he had no desire to leave the country… Ok guess Playa is out again not happy but…

A couple weeks ago I came home from work really crabby… my boss went on vacation and guess where he went.. to Playa and I wasn’t happy… the great boyfriend he is asked what on earth is so wonderful about this place so I tried to explain and then I just said come on lets get on the computer I will show you and we logged on to this website. It took all of TEN minutes before he said when can we book… Within a week we had dates chosen and a hotel chosen and April 21-28 we are coming to Playa and staying at the Shangri-la Caribe… finally!!!
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Old 02-01-2007   #2 (permalink)
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Good for you! I had a boyfriend for a long time that would not leave the city, much less the states! I am a huge vacationer and it was a real let down to have vacation ideas shot down one after the other. I finally DUMPED him over the vacation thing. I was not going to live my life NOT going on vacation. 3 months later I met my now husband, and while a little reluctant at first to go, he LOVED it and for the past 8 years we've been going on trips at least 3 times a year!!!!
You'll probably have an addict (vacation addict ) by the time the trip is done!
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Welcome adw! We will also be in Playa the same time. Staying at RPR and ready for our 4th trip to Playa!
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Excellent!!! You are going to LOVE it - and you picked a great place to stay, too. Sounds like this BF might be a keeper. Now let's see how much he loves Playa!
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Originally Posted by adw
Within a week we had dates chosen and a hotel chosen and April 21-28 we are coming to Playa and staying at the Shangri-la Caribe… finally!!!
Welcome, adw!!! I'm so happy for you!!!
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Welcome,
We'll be in Playa the same time also--Apr21-May5--we'll have to get a peep meet together!!
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I am finally gonna post...

Welcome! We're Glad you finally join the rest of our little Playa world! Riviera maya is special in many ways. Here's one; Walk up the beach start at the main pier terminal, while walking and suntanning enjoying the Caribbean sea air, it's amazing colors then when you get thirsty or hungry stop at one of the many bars and or restaurants right there on the beach! Sit and relax while sipping on your favorite cool drinks enjoying the spectacular view of the caribbean sea! Wondering why it has taken so long to come down here! Now that's cool. Another is the International flavor that People from all over the world bring to Playa. I could name many more... but i'll let you discover the many reason why Playa is special.
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Old 02-01-2007   #8 (permalink)
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its all starting to sink in now. We recieved our confirmation from Shangri-La we order our mapquest map.... I finally posted and in about 10 minutes I am booking our air... Wow it is really happening I cant wait..

Thanks for all the words of welcoming... I am glad I finally posted!!
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Welcome adw. Sounds like you're all set. Now you just have to get your Nerak beads!
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Welcome, sounds like you fuind the right man!!
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Welcome. Finally getting some Michigan representation here.
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Welcome. Finally getting some Michigan representation here.

Welcome-From one Michigander to another-Good for you-Enjoy you trip and sounds the the BF is a keeper-
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