Following our time in Belize, we reversed course and took a boat to Chetumal, Mexico.  From there we got a shuttle to Playa del Carmen and then another shuttle to just outside of the Cancun airport.  Here we got a taxi to Cancun’s hotel zone to spend 5 days prior to our return to the US.


We stayed at the same hotel (photos) where we stayed in 2012, the Grand Oasis Sens.  It suits us well since it is an adult only hotel, not too big but big enough to have good restaurant variety, a nice pool and plenty of activities and entertainment.

We had a good time, enjoyed the pool and had some good food.  On November 6th it was time to return to the US.

Belize Snorkeling

In my previous post about our visit to Belize, I referenced the Belize Barrier Reef that stretches 190 miles in the Caribbean alongside Belize.  From the island of Ambergris Caye there is a very shallow shelf out to the reef, you can almost walk from the shoreline to the reef that is about 300 yards offshore.  In most places the top of the reef is at or just below the surface of the water.

Sea turtle

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