Golden Parnassus (Adults only) ***** AI

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  1. vacationfun2

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    We have wanted to go to Playa but not sure if an all-inclusive is the way to go there. If you do not mind, where did you stay and was it adult only?

    Thought about the Playa Maya and enjoy the city a bit more. I am guesing it will probably cost about the same and my liver might not suffer as much. Any help is appeciated.
     
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    We stayed at the Riu Tequila, and will be at the Sandos Playacar in december. They are AI's but not adults only. We have also looked at Playa Maya, La Tortuga, etc...but AI's are best for us. $5 ride to 5th avenue...about a mile away or so.

    We loved the Riu. It is what it is. Nice enough. Good food. Clean, jungle setting. Nothing fancy, but perfect for what we want.

    Was not a problem though, as it was at least 80% european two weeks ago. Hardly any kids anywhere, and the ones on the beach are used to topless women. BJ had no problems being topless. Walking the beach a mile topless, swimming topless. Most were anyways. Felt like an adults only place almost.

    I'm sure it can get kid ugly at the right times though. We have been getting some great deals. Hard to pass up, and we are beach people and the beach was fantastic!
     
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    What travel restrictions are you speaking of? We got a quote from a TA today for Jan 22-28. Good price out of Omaha. I have read on some reports that guests get bumped to the sister hotel if the Golden overbooked. Any problems or experience with this? Is Jan their high-busy season where I need to worry about this?

    We did Temptaions two years ago, thought we would try GP this time. Its starting to get cold aleady in Iowa, this will be a nice break to the winter.
     
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    I was referring to any restrictions that might come about because of H1N1.

    Yup, wet and not very warm anymore. However, I am an avid hunter, so this is OK with me. The rest of my family does not agree.

    I looked at the GP and Temptations yesterday. Better prices than at this time last year. We went to TTR for three years then the last three years at the GP. I want to split the vacation of nine days between the two and she can't decide.

    I hope to book within the next month. Lasyt year in December the prices came down a bit and we used our insurance and rebooked. Saved about $800. (what we re-booked for are about the same price as they are now)
     
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    We're booking last minute for Temptation (but was looking at GP) for Dec, 3rd. Our first time, actually our first vacation out of Ontario ...what was your experience like, if you don't mind me asking?

    Thanks,
    Crystal
     
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    Seems like almost everyone here already has/had HINI, Will like purchase insurance just in case. Thanks for the info. Our TA priced an Ocean Club room with air for 2050 - for two at GP. Seems like a good price.

    Kevin
     
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    That is a good price. We are looking at ten days and it is about $2800, with insurance, transportation, etc... If you do not mind, can you PM your TA's number.


    Crappy weather, again.

    Thanks
     
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    She is getting back to us tomarrow, I will need to see if the price stayed the same, I will forward you her email.

    Kevin
     
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    New dates, Jan 22- 28. Anyone else?
     
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    Been checking and the price for the GP has more than doubled. They must be close to sold out.
     
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    I checked a week after we booked, the price for two was close to 4000, we booked for 2050 total. Six nights. Sometimes its good to book early.
     
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    We had an AMAZING time!! Can't WAIT to go back!! Planning for late May or early June 2010. We hope some of you can join us!!
     
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    We are back to Playa this weekend. Going to a different place than in October, but really nice and great beach.

    We already have 2010 set with trips to Playa, Roatan, and Cozumel. I would love to sneak a quick one to the GP, but doubt it happens.

    We are set to go to the GP around March 1st, 2011. Probably will go twice in 2011. I hope its remodeled completely by then.
     
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    Are they remodeling it? I'd say it's about time. Not that I minded too much,. but that resort screamed cheesy 70s decor, plus pieces of our room were crumbling off of the wall when we were there. I will def return there if/once its remodeled.
     
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    We have hope. Seven days, the 7-14 of February, around $3k. Should have booked earlier as we have in the past.
     
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    Hoping to find a better deal than that if we book in '10 (last time we stayed at the GP, we paid about $1,700 for 5 nights...and that was for a "Golden" room with ocean view).
     
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    How is the beach at Great Parnassus? Is it still rocky?
     
  20. GCPSgirl

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    Probably is, as it has always been rocky. The beach restoration is going well though. Don't know how soon they will be down on that end. Might check some recent resort reports on the great on trip advisor.
     
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