Go Back   Family Vacation Critic Forums > Destinations > Mexico
 


Forgot Your Password?

Notices

Mexico Mexico family travel forum: Discuss family friendly resorts and hotels in Mexico. Get vacation tips exclusively for families, from families.
Mexico Family Travel Deals
Mexico Family Resorts and Hotels

 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 11-03-2011, 09:01 PM
kathiebird kathiebird is offline
Newbie
Charter Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 3
Default March Break 2012, same resort as this year... or somewhere new?

I'm torn for what to book for our upcoming March Break 2012 trip.

We went to Catalonia Yucatan / Riveria Maya this year and LOVED it. Plus it was a great value.

So do we visit the same resort again, knowing how much we loved it... or try something new?
Reply With Quote

Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 11-04-2011, 12:12 PM
Host Lisa Host Lisa is offline
Family Vacation Critic Host
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Oakville, Ontario
Posts: 205
Default

I think it can be one of the toughest decisions when planning family travel - should you return to a familiar place that you know everyone will enjoy or try something new. When my oldest daughter was young we went to Prince Edward Island for several summers in a row because we knew exactly what to expect and it was an easy, relaxing summer vacation. Now my kids are older and I wouldn't be satisfied returning to the same spot - there's just too many places that I want to go to.

How old are your kids? Are they old enough to enjoy exploring a new place or would they feel more comfortable returning to the same resort? Would you be happy returning to the same resort or are you yearning to try something new? Could you go back to the same resort and explore the area more?

Lots to think about but it's a fun decision to have to be made. I'm sure whatever you decide your family will have a wonderful March break. We would be happy to help you mull it over if you'd like to come back and chat some more.

Lisa
__________________
My travel blog: http://www.gonewiththefamily.com
Reply With Quote

  #3  
Old 11-04-2011, 03:38 PM
Host Young Gang Mom's Avatar
Host Young Gang Mom Host Young Gang Mom is offline
Family Vacation Critic Host
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Northern California
Posts: 568
Default

That can be a toughie, but maybe ask the kids what they think. Our children often help me decide what would be best for all of us. As much as I like to travel and see new sights, sometimes is just as much fun to be somewhere familiar.

Were you at an All Inclusive last trip? If so, there are a lot of really nice All Inclusive's out there and you may want to try it again at a new location, knowing that there will still be some of the things you liked best about your last trip.

There are a lot of good reviews on FVC and I am sure they can help you make a good decision as well.
Reply With Quote

  #4  
Old 11-04-2011, 03:42 PM
kathiebird kathiebird is offline
Newbie
Charter Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 3
Default

Thanks for your reply Lisa.

Our kids just turned 7 and 9. Part of the reason we also like Catalonia Yucatan is because it's a smaller / more compact resort which allows the kids some freedom to roam around by themselves and not get lost or for the most part out of eyesight.

I've been doing some preliminary searching but nothing that has caught my eye in particular.

We're very lucky, as we also travel to Florida (Disney) once a year for 2 weeks (we just got back from that trip).

We still have some time to search and think about it, but before you know it March will be here!
Reply With Quote


Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hershey?s Rushing New Thrill Ride: New Coaster to Debut in 2012 Family Editor Ask Our Editor 0 08-03-2011 03:31 PM
Disney Magic Out of New York 2012 tinamarieb Family Vacation Planning, Tips & Ideas 3 05-25-2011 02:10 PM
Which National Parks do you recommend for March 2010? mary_228 National Parks 12 05-23-2011 11:15 AM
Family Vacation Ideas for July 2012 kcdowdy Ask Our Editor 1 04-15-2011 04:06 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:11 AM.


2009 - 2014, The Independent Traveler, Inc. All rights reserved. All of the material contained on Family Vacation Critic is protected under copyright. You may, however, download a single copy for your personal use.