I rented two villas (equivalent to the 2 bedroom full lock-off villa) for my family of 6. Me, Wife, 3 kids (9,12,13) and my Mom.
The studio villa was occupied by my mother and oldest daughter. The rest of the family occupied the 1bedroom + full kitchen villa.
It was clean and spacious. The decoration is done with taste and sobriety. We were provided with a 300 pesos taxi ride to the Superama to fill the fridge up (the dedicated taxi driver waits 1h in the parking lot). I was able to feed the family of 6 for a week at 170 USD using one of the BBQ in the courtyard and the full kitchen in the villa. We went two nights and two lunches at restaurants: Fish Fritanga (cheap but excellent), Johnny Rocket (bad! avoid), Fred's House (expensive, delicious, outstanding service) and Captain Hook (restaurant on a pirate ship!)
The prices at the bar, the grill and the market inside the resort are reasonable also. So it did not cost a fortune getting fed. I ended up paying 200$ less than expected on food and alcohol.
All and all, a great vacation. The wife, mother, father (who surprised everyone by showing up), and kids loved it.
We did not visit much of Cancun. The family went to Tulum and Xel-Ha in one day, and I went snorkeling solo at the mornig glory tour the day after.
The rest of the time, we enjoyed the magnificent pool, the ping pong and pool tables, the mini-putt, the volley-ball games, the beach soccer games and the waves.
I recommend trying at least once. We loved our 2011 hawaii vacation a bit more though.
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- The Westin Lagunamar Ocean Resort Villas & Spa is located on the white sandy beaches of Cancun, Mexico. Enjoy spacious one and two-bedroom villas that comfortably accommodates up to eight adults in as much as 1,140 square feet. Each villa features fully equipped kitchens, washers and dryers, generous living and dining areas, and complimentary Wi-Fi. ... more less
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