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Monday, March 13, 2017
Cancun--February 27-March 8, 2017
February 27--March 8, 2017
JW Marriott Resort & Spa....Mary
CasaMagna Marriott Cancun....Linda
Lagoons, pools, white sand beach that stretched for miles, turquoise/aqua ocean with roaring waves
Flamenco dancing exhibition in the lobby lounge of the CasaMagna
Argentine tango exhibition in the La Capilla restaurant in CasaMagna
Argentine Tango video from performance at La Capilla
Gustino Restaurant in the JW Marriott--an upscale restaurant with exquisite service and ambiance
Sedona Grill in the JW Marriott--one night Mexican Buffet Night with entertainment by a trio
La Capilla in the CasaMagna Hotel--(Argentine restaurant) I had the best filet mignon I have ever had.
Dessert at the La Capilla
Sasi Thai restaurant contiguous to the CasaMagna
Mikado...Japanese restaurant contiguous to the CasaMagna
The twin Marriott hotels offered complimentary golf cart transportation to/from the hotels.
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