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« on: January 16, 2008, 01:18:23 PM »

Is it OK for women to go topless at the Grand Hotel pools? What about the beach areas?
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« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2008, 01:38:11 PM »

Previous guests have reported it is allowed at the beach but strongly discouraged at the pool.  That is consistent with IB* corporate policy and what you see at most other resorts.

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« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2008, 01:46:04 PM »

Need to clarify - Gran Paraiso in Mexico
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« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2008, 05:21:28 PM »

Mike's original response is true for all of the IB*s, at least all the ones in Mexico, including the Grand.
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« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2008, 05:49:39 PM »

I know there are signs in the Beach, Del Mar, Lindo and Maya pool areas that read "Topless Prohibited".  I seem to recall reading that thr Grand had the same signs.
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« Reply #5 on: January 17, 2008, 05:26:06 PM »

This week there was one topless woman at the pool area for a number of days.  I guess she didn't notice that no one else was topless and I assume she wasn't approached and reminded that it wasn't acceptable at the pool area.  There was a lot more traffic in front of her chair than the days she wasn't there.
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« Reply #6 on: January 17, 2008, 08:23:53 PM »

she probably wasnt getting any complaints then drooling
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« Reply #7 on: January 21, 2008, 12:33:37 PM »

We just returned from a week at the Grand.  There were topless women at the main pool almost daily.  Between 4 and 6 I'd guess.  I don't recall seeing any signs preventing it and I didn't see anyone having a problem with it.  Almost all were in the area next to the activity/towel center, so if any of the staff had a problem they wouldn't have had to go far to say something.  This is an adult resort so I don't really see what the big deal would be anyway.
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« Reply #8 on: August 20, 2008, 11:40:54 AM »

We just returned from 6 days at the Grand.  There were topless women both at the beach and at the pool area, including on the loungers and floating in the pool.  My wife was one of them  thanks

There are no signs prohibiting topless sunbathing.  Staff served or spoke to the women without problems.  This is a fabulous adults-only resort and everyone was very "Adult" and under control.
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« Reply #9 on: August 20, 2008, 01:39:27 PM »

 :-*Was at the Grand in March.  We never saw anyone topless at the main pool area not sure about the quiet pool.  We did see 2 girls topless on the beach but they wern't flaunting it around by getting up and down and parading around.  They were just lying in their lounger not bothering anyone......except my husband....lol...he couldn't concentrate on his reading.
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« Reply #10 on: August 21, 2008, 08:06:12 AM »

The information about prohibiting topless sunbathing at the pool, is found in the binder inside the rooms at the Grand.  When I was there in October, there were no topless sunbathers at the pool, and the only one we saw on the beach, was in front of the Maya, and she had no business being like that.
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« Reply #11 on: August 21, 2008, 08:59:39 AM »

Need to..

As I just returned, the latest information I can attest to is there will topless sunbathing at the beach.  There were several women topless when we were there.  This is expected in the Mayan Riviera.

As for the pool area, once again there were several women sunbathing in the loungers as well as swimming or floating on rafts in the pool.  Hotel staff served drinks and carried on with activities.  No one was asked to cover up.  It is an adults-only resort, and there is nothing wrong with it.

"and she had no business being like that."

Women should not be "judged" if they choose to sunbathe topless.
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« Reply #12 on: August 21, 2008, 01:39:44 PM »

Recently neighbors of mine related a very funny/cheeky experience at the Grand.  They advised, "Some female guest had the audacity to try and enter the lunch buffet topless.  I wonder if she had 2 living brain cells to rub together?"  Their words not mine.

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« Reply #13 on: August 21, 2008, 01:58:25 PM »

Need to..

As I just returned, the latest information I can attest to is there will topless sunbathing at the beach.  There were several women topless when we were there.  This is expected in the Mayan Riviera.

As for the pool area, once again there were several women sunbathing in the loungers as well as swimming or floating on rafts in the pool.  Hotel staff served drinks and carried on with activities.  No one was asked to cover up.  It is an adults-only resort, and there is nothing wrong with it.

I never disagreed that women were doing it when you were there, and yes, I'm well aware of where the Grand is, and what is commonplace in the RM.  I was answering the OP's question.  Just because women were topless at the pool, doesn't mean it's allowed.  The beach is a whole 'nuther story.

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"and she had no business being like that."

Women should not be "judged" if they choose to sunbathe topless.

Thanks for enlightening me.  I am a woman by the way.  I guess I should have added a big  LOL because that was meant tongue-in-cheek. 
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« Reply #14 on: September 06, 2008, 02:46:57 PM »

We were at The Grand in November and we, too, saw topless bathing on the BEACH only.  In my opinion, and everyone is entitled to their opinion, topless sunbathing should be limited to the beach only.  Sorry, just my opinion. 
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