For those of you who have gone to TTR and Desire on the same vacation....

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  1. ZodiacMindwarp

    ZodiacMindwarp Enthusiast Registered Member

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    We are considering adding a trip to Pearl after Temptation this year and I have a few questions for those of who have done so.

    To begin, I think TTR first to party and Pearl second to relax is the only way to go, right?

    So my questions are:

    Is 4 days at each the way to go? (We’ve been to TTR three times but this would be out first trip to a Desire.)

    How do I make arrangements with USA Transfers for the three trips?

    Finally, what day(s) would you consider ‘can’t miss’ at each property? And what day would be best to crossover?

    Thanks for any guidance you can provide!
     
  2. Jen&Kyle

    Jen&Kyle I can choose my own title Registered Member

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    My answers are below w your questions...

    To begin, I think TTR first to party and Pearl second to relax is the only way to go, right?
    K&j: yes!!!

    So my questions are:

    Is 4 days at each the way to go? (We’ve been to TTR three times but this would be out first trip to a Desire.)
    K&j: yes that is the way we would do it bc Desire frequently has buy 3 get the 4th free deals

    How do I make arrangements with USA Transfers for the three trips?
    K&j: you can do a custom request on their website. Email them if you can figure it out. Have them take you to TTR then to Desire and then to the airport if u know exactly when u want to go from TTR to Desire. We play it by ear and instead book USA Transfers from airport to TTR and then desire to airport and then get a taxi from ttr to Desire when we r ready. Pay with pesos as the taxi exchange rate sucks

    Finally, what day(s) would you consider ‘can’t miss’ at each property? And what day would be best to crossover?
    K&j: so ttr is almost always a great party. Desire is a great party on the weekends in a better atmosphere. So I would try to be sure I am at desire on Friday and Saturday for sure.

    We have a ttr to Desire comparison trip report too in the trip report section. Let us know if you can’t find it and I will provide a link. ​
     
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  3. ZodiacMindwarp

    ZodiacMindwarp Enthusiast Registered Member

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    Wow, excellent reply! Thank you very much for taking the time. I will be sure to check out your trip report.
     
  4. marshe

    marshe The Original Hottie and Hellraiser Registered Member

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    We do it opposite
    We have split trip twice.
    We do Desire first....then TTR.
    Ease into vacation and work up to TTR party.

    Usually on a split trip, we arrive to Cancun in need of a re-charge.
    We can unwind at Desire and then after a few nights we are ready to rev up and off to Mecca we go.
    And itbis closer to airport, so can stay longer on departure day before transfer to airport.
    Many folks do TTR first and then move on to either Desire.

    As far as what dsys are best
    I would say it is the same.
    Sundays and Mondays are low key at Drm and TTR.
    Thurs thru Saturday are the best days.
    I would say Friday and Saturday are better at TTR if forced to choose.
     
  5. Cheers2US

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    Hi!

    We did this last year: we started with Desire RM and then finished with Temptation. (If you're interested, here are my trip reviews: Desire RM and Temptation)

    We had a great time at both resorts. If we had to do it again, I think we'd start with Temptation and then finish with Desire (RM or Pearl) As a personal preference, Temptation is a great party, and so is Desire, but Desire is not as supercharged. So it's like a buffer between Spring Break and back-to-home.

    As for the best days to go, I'd check the theme nights posted at each resort to see what you'd prefer.
    Here's the listing for Temptation
    Here's the listing for Desire RM
    Here's the listing for Desire Pearl

    Have fun!
     
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  7. Stacia_and_John

    Stacia_and_John T&A Tour Guide Registered Member

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    I'm going to do like Jen & Kyle did and put my answers in the below after your question, to offer a different perspective. J&K are WAY cool people, btw, and everyone should get a chance to meet with and party with them. 1st Team All Pro.

    No problem!
     
  8. jacobstine

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    Having only done it once.... I think we'll do it again the same way. TTR --> DRM (or Pearl)

    The atmosphere at each hotel is quite different. For us we enjoyed getting out vacation party started on a high note at TTR, letting go and getting into vacation mode. Showing up at DRM and seeing how much more laid back it was was (honestly) a little bit of a downer, HOWEVER we were pretty well known quickly as we were in the social / volunteer for everything mode and played many of the games. I'd like to think we brought a little excitement with us. ;) If we had done it the other way around, I don't think we'd have been as comfortable at Desire (that said, it was our first time...). The more laid back atmosphere also leads a bit of recovery before you return to "real life".
     
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    Our last trip to TTR we were talking to this couple in the hot tub. They were staying in the penthouse at TTR, not that it matters. Anyway they left Desire, not sure which one, because they said it was boring, and nothing going on. This was last week of October. Talked to another couple at Bash and they were saying how much they loved Desire.

    No right or wrong answer for any couple. Gather as much info as you can, and decide what you want out of your vacation. For us it will always be TTR.
     
  10. The Original G Spots

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    We did 5 days at TTR, can't miss lingerie night, then we did 4 days at DRM, then actually 4 days at the new Margaritaville Hotel in Hollywood Florida. Got home after all of that and rested 4 days.
     
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    We always break it up, 6 nights TTR and 3 at Desire
     
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    Anyone ever did a triple trip back, to back, to back. Do not recommend it.
     
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    Did a resort change like this one time.

    I may be in the minority here but personally, I wouldn’t do it again.

    Packing up and checking in/out twice, especially the second time hungover was a nightmare.

    Considering TTR and Desire are about 40 mins away from each other, after you sit throgh the intro nonsense for a second time and get resituated, it eats into your trip.

    I’d book 4-5 days at TTR, wait a few months, and then book 4-5 days a Pearl later in the year.

    Obviously it’s costs more that way with flights, but you’re equally pumped for both trips! Plus, 7-8 days in a row at either resort can take 5 years off your liver! I’m usually ready to go after 5 and then have to power my way through to the end.
     
  14. SharonTerry

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    We are doing a split trip in April with 6 nights at each, TTR first then Desire RM. We are booked with USA Transfer for Airport to TTR, TTR to Desire and Desire to Airport. I just emailed them and they sent me a custom form and I had confirmation same day.
     
  15. Bob & Stacy

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    We are going to Desire on 5/15 then to TTR on May 18. Both places can feel like a fun version of the movie Groundhog Day so we thought it would be good to break it up a bit.