Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Hacienda Tres Rios

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Just returned from another trip to Hacienda Tres Rios Resort, Spa & Nature Park.  This trip hubby and I travelled without our grandson, so we had a Jr. Mangrove Suite on the third floor.  The above pic is the fantastic view from our balcony.

P3155172We’d walk across this bridge several times a day on our way to the pools and beach.

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Early morning was a lovely time to walk and take pictures until the buffet opened at 7 am for breakfast.  You can see the Sunset Grill on the right – a spot we enjoyed several times.  We also liked the poolside restaurant that served brick oven pizza and calzone.

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It was so relaxing to lie on a beach bed beside the water and read a book.  It was cooler there with a nice breeze and quite entertaining watching the people brave enough to parasail.

P3165277When I vacation, the food is an extremely important element of the trip and there was certainly a lot to enjoy at H2R.  They have authentic Mexican, Italian and Oriental restaurants, plus the buffet and poolside choices.  As I mentioned last year, the resort even has a little patisserie.  I couldn’t resist popping in there for a quick cappuccino and macaroon or pastry.  See that big bowl of macaroons – they had them every day in many different flavors.  Funny, I don’t often drink coffee, but I did like the cappuccino.  The few times I had a cup of hot tea, it was from a Lipton tea bag.

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 On this shorter trip, we were content to spend our days at the pools or beach.  We didn’t take advantage of the kayaking and snorkeling in the cenotes, or the bicycle tour like we did the first trip.  I do wish that we had taken the nursery tour, but we kept busy with some of their classes.  I especially enjoyed the sushi making class and want to try this at home when my daughter has delivered her baby and is once again able to eat sushi.

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Hacienda Tres Rios is a terrific choice if you are looking for an all inclusive resort in Mexico.  I think being on a nature preserve on over 300 acres makes it rather unique.  My pictures of beautiful and unusual flora alone would fill an album, not to mention the coati and birds. 

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2 comments:

Marilyn said...

Beautiful!
I have never had a vacation in such a place. I think one of these days this must be changed. I could definitely like some of the pampering and lounging.

Angela McRae said...

Sounds like a delightful trip, and oh, would I ever enjoy that long about now!

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