1. Nocalfun Enthusiast Registered Member

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    We just got back from our first trip to TTR Cancun and wanted to share some thoughts. We have been to Desire Riviera Maya and this is primarily comparing the two places from our perspective:

    PROS

    We love Paty-O's and think it is way better than the lobby bar at Desire if you compare the two

    We loved the DJ music and dancing at Paty-O

    The games were better at TTR, funnier and had greater participation. At Desire they always have a hard time getting participation and the recent EC's aren't great

    We had more fun at the TTR foam party, but they are similar

    We like the sports bar. You can get a cocktail, play pool or ping pong before the night gets going


    CONS

    Groups of twenty something year old single guys. They didn't bother us, but they did create problems for security (dancing on tables, spinning girls on their shoulders in the disco, etc). The singles we saw hung out in groups and mostly only socialized with their group, or the few single girls that talked to them

    The daytime party vibe was pretty tame compared to what we expected. The crowd is drinking more, but the craziest fun was with the games

    Desire has a sexier vibe. We didn't see any body shots and minimal PDA's

    People dress more resort-casual, for example some guys wore swimsuits to the buffet for dinner. At Desire, most people dress up every night at any restaurant and especially for the disco

    The resort is huge, which makes it harder to meet others or see them more than once

    The theme participation was very low, except for lingerie night. That was crazy

    There are not enough pool chairs unless you play the chair game. It irritated me that I could not sit by the sexy pool any day because we did not reserve chairs at 4am. We actually saw two groups yelling and swearing at each other over chairs

    Overall we had a great week and could see going back with a group of friends.
     
  2. vacationfun2 I can choose my own title Registered Member

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    Thanks, we hope you had a great time.
     
  3. Edward-Alli I can choose my own title Registered Member

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    Thanks for the report, same complaint about the single guys on another thread, must have been a bad week for them. As for ccc theme nights seem to be more involved later in April into May, which have alot more CCC members arriving.
     
  4. Rightstuff15 Enthusiast Registered Member

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    How early does one have to get up to reserve non-premier member chairs?
     
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    I reserved my chair every morning between 7am and 8am and never had any trouble but that can change week to week. We had 3 couples sharing 2 loungers as most of our time is spent in the hot tub or pool. What is crazy is the people who reserve loungers and then are on the booze cruise from 10am till 4:30...
     
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    In Dec 2014 we were up reserving chairs at 6.30am and at that time id say a lot of the chairs by the sexy pool had already been reserved.
     
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    Last Aug I reserved chairs on the way to breakfast at around 8. No issues
     
  8. es.black Regular Registered Member

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    Last May we got up between 0700 and 0800 and never had a problem getting chairs.
     
  9. Jen&Kyle I can choose my own title Registered Member

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    Totally depends on when you are going. Been in feb and late April early May and if you wanted a good seat reserve at 4am and all would be gone at some point between 6 and 7 am. In October the last chairs would be reserved at some point between 8:30 and 9 in the morning.
     
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    We are trying RM for the first time in 3 weeks so we can compare it to Pearl and TTR. Agree with your summary of TTR and it sounds like rm will be pretty similar to our pearl experiences.
     
  11. Mark and Staci Guru Registered Member

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    00:01

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    We love both TTR and Desire, although currently we prefer TTR because the energy there is something else. We´ve had great experiences at DRM also but nothing compares to Temptation.

    That said we might be traveling to our favorite place for maybe only 5 more years and then it will only be both Desires as our son is fast approaching Temptation age and we don´t want to stumble with him and/or his friends while vacationing there.
     
  13. Edward-Alli I can choose my own title Registered Member

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    Dont forget you can share chairs with friends as no one really uses the chairs all day anyway, I just stick my stuff under a friends chair while in the pool.
     
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    We thought Pearl was beautiful........prettiest of all three......but the party at RM was a bit more lively, yet nothing close to the party at TTR. If you want a really relaxing sensual vacation either of the Desires are our choice. If you want a constant sexy party and don't mind resting after you get home instead of on your vacation.......TTR is perfect!
     
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    we go to bed at night with the curtains open and when day light arrives 3-4 hrs after we felt asleep day lights wakes up Michelle and it starts an automatic chain reaction. She wakes me up and order to go reserve a couple of chairs hahahahah never looked at the clock but anytime between 6-7 am. If you put something on your chairs at night it will be picked up by the cleaning crew. I recommend cheep white t-shirt and write your name in big letter with paint or marker and nobody will steal them. been using the same one for 5 years and if those t-shirt could tell stories it would be a best seller "50 shades of Dan " LOL enjoy your vacation hope this helps
     
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    Just stay in the pool where the fun is.
     
  17. LeeAnn & Gary Regular Registered Member

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    We reserve our chairs between 5:00 to 6:00. We go with the May crowd and most chairs are reserved before 8:00 am. And yes...we do use our chairs through out the day. However, we do not mind holding peoples things.
     
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    Awkward! :D. But probably more for him then you two! LOL
     
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    That's only because you were just getting home at about 6.30 am too WakeyAwesome!
     
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    Well, you can always double up and sit on somebodies lap if the chairs are gone. The right swim suit can give you a lot of options!