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Beach Palapas at the Tri-Royals?


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Jun 6, 2005
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I've been searching posts and have read about the narrow, rocky beach at the tri-royals. Are the small beach palapas to sit under for shade still there?

We're leaving Saturday for a first ever Royal visit and hoping to get the OF walkout on the II confirmation. Are there lounge chairs on the patio?

I'm also compiling a list of tips and easy restaurants, feel free to add any.

thanks for any help


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Jul 26, 2005
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New England
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Royal Islander & Royal Cancun
Palapas on the beach

I was there over Christmas and all of the palapas were there, with the exception of the southern end of the Islander. The beach there was only about 10 to 15 feet from the wall to the water line, and at high tide with the wind the water was actually hitting the wall. As you progress northward past the Caribbean and Mayan the beach gets substantially wider (60 to 70 feet). The beach palapas start about mid way across the Islander. You do have to watch your head though because the sand has pushed up to the seawall across all the resorts and some of the palapas are only about 5 feet or less out of the sand.

There were plenty of palapas available.


Jun 20, 2005
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Ft. Lauderdale area
I was at the Omni next door last week. Don't stress. No problema. There are plenty. Besides, people come and go different times of the day, we found. Some come out early, then leave. Plenty of availability for you at that time.