Scouting Riviera Maya: Maroma Resort and Spa

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One of the larger pools on the property. Always nice to have options.
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Before Maroma was a hotel it was a private residence on a coconut plantation. This is the main building of the hotel and it’s easy to see what it was like as a home.
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In the main building is La Cantina, open certain nights for tacos and tequila tastings. The rest of the time it serves as a candy bar for guests. We tried a spicy mango candy, it was an … acquired taste.
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Freddy’s bar, named after the beloved bartender. Erika Cruces, communications manager at the hotel, says some guests will call ahead and make sure Freddy is working before booking their trip, he’s that good.
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El Restaurante (the name means “The Restaurant” for those of you who don’t speak Spanish) serves traditional Mexican cuisine and has live music for dinner.
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El Sol restaurant serves a mix of Mediterranean and Mexican cuisine. It would also be a romantic place for a rehearsal dinner or wedding reception.
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If you want, the Maroma staff can set up a private dinner or breakfast at this rooftop table (lunch would be way too hot up there, trust us).
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The main building also has a pool table and cigar lounge (no actual smoking inside though).


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