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Frank, Cleveland, Ohio

Haytt Ziva Cancun Grand Opening Gala - Day 1 Arrival

Posted: January 12 2016
Related Categories: Destinations Mexico Cancun Events Resorts Hyatt

I traveled Southwest direct from BWI to Cancun.  The flight was smooth and we arrived on time.  Once I got through Customs and Immigration, I headed outside (by passing all the timeshare people who pretend they are trying to help you find your transfers) to get on my transfers.  I used Tropical Incentives.  The van was clean and comfortable.  We got moving right away.  It was a ½ hour drive to Haytt Ziva Cancun. 

Hyatt Ziva Cancun is in downtown Cancun.  It used to be the Dreams Cancun resort.  When it was Dreams, it was a nice resort in a great location, but the resort was tired.   Hyatt refurbished it and the resort is NOT tired at all.  It is very nice. 

I arrived around 2:30 and by 3pm I was in my room, the Ziva Dolphin View Master King Room.  The room is very nice.  Mine has a king bed with a very nice bathroom.  It has a double vanity and a very nice rainfall shower.  I have a great Oceanview overlooking the dolphin pool.  The room has an iron, ironing board, safe and refrigerator with beer, water, and soda.  They also include snacks - chips, candy, and granola bars.  The balcony has a table and two chairs. 

The nice thing about this resort is that they have several options for lunch in the afternoon.  Most resorts have only one restaurant open after 2:30.  We ate at Lorenzo’s, the  Italian restaurant.  I had a beef crustini and wood fired meat lasagna.  Both were very good. 

Before dinner we had a drink in the microbrewery.  They have their own microbrewery,  Tres CerveZa's.  Today they were serving a hefeweizen, amber, and a porter.  I liked the porter the best. 

We ate dinner at the steak restaurant.  Tradewinds is a buffet restuarant for breakfast and lunch, but ala carte for dinner.  I started with a mixed greens salad, Mexican chicken corn soup, and a fillet.  The food was good. 

It was a travel day, so I went to bed early.  Tomorrow I'm going to Finest to do a resort tour.  Stay tuned for more tomorrow and as always please reach out to your dream agent to reserve your next vacation to paradise.