Published on : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Set on a 500-yard stretch of private beach, Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita, an ultra-luxury boutique resort, comprises 90 graciously appointed one- and two-bedroom suites, all with private terraces and ocean views.
Among the highlights of the resort are La Canoa, an award-winning restaurant; a world-class spa, which combines relaxing Thalassotherapy, with special native Mayan treatments, yoga sessions, skin care, couples massages, and body wraps; and a private 48-foot Catamaran.
Additional diversions include a full range of water sports, culinary classes, language lessons, ceramic painting lessons, and tequila tastings.
Leading Special rates from USD 422 per night, single: USD 617 per night, double; include all meals and beverages, catamaran sunset sail, shopping tour by boat, 20-minute Thalasso experience, airport transfer with advance notice.
Located near the tip of Baja California, Secrets Marquis Los Cabos features a gorgeous setting and pristine accommodations.
Foodies can relish a menu created from of the freshest local ingredients by one of the few Master Chefs in Mexico; while art enthusiasts browse the resort’s collection of sculptures and paintings on display.
Sybarites will want to book a treatment at the Spa Marquis, while sun seekers flock to one of two infinity pools overlooking the water.
A dream for golfers as well, there are six 18-hole courses within ten miles of the resort.
Also on offer are wine and tequila tastings, dance lessons, archery, movies under the stars and live music.
Leading Special rates USD 278 per night, single; USD 400 per night, double; include all meals in five à la carte restaurants, premium alcoholic beverages in two bars, daily morning coffee amenity, mini-bar refreshed daily, 24-hour suite service, daily activities, live music, theme parties, tax and service.
The Royal Hideaway Playacar occupies a stretch of white sand beach on Mexico’s tropical Caribbean side, just five minutes south of the lively beach town of Playa del Carmen.
The sophisticated, colonial-style property (an all-inclusive, all-adult getaway) strikes a winning balance between boutique and rambling, with 13 lush acres and a myriad of activities, like water sports, private tennis lessons and excursions to nearby archeological sites.
Dining is exclusively à la carte and many guests dress up for dinner. During the day, the social hub is the vast infinity pool and the oceanfront solarium deck, the perfect place to soak up the sun, while evenings find everyone at the sleek Piano Bar for aperitifs. Lead off rates from USD 245 per night, single occupancy; USD 373 per night, double occupancy; include all meals, snacks, premium alcohol, daytime activities, evening entertainment, a USD 30 spa credit per person per stay, tax and tips.
Set on a private white-sand beach on the island of Cozumel, Presidente InterContinental Cozumel Resort & Spa is tucked between lush jungle and brilliant blue sea, and surrounded by flowering gardens.
Just steps from the world’s second largest coral reef system, the resort feels ultra-private. Guest rooms are housed in thatched-roof-style structures with sleek, modern interiors.
Outdoors, guests can enjoy a breathtaking view of the ocean from their very own hammock, or take a barefoot walk around the resort, in the sand, in the gardens or on natural pathways.
In addition to daily diving excursions, the resort offers an in-house dive shop, 24-hour fitness center, tennis courts, world-class spa, the Chiqui Club children’s program and nearby golf.
Breakfast inclusive rates start at USD 277 per night, single or double occupancy, and include daily buffet breakfast. Tax and a nightly service fee of USD 12 per room are additional.
Grand Residences Riviera Cancun is a collection of luxurious beachfront villas and suites located a mile from Puerto Morelos, quietly removed from the buzz of Cancun and Playa del Carmen but within easy reach of both.
Inspired by traditional colonial haciendas, the suites feature spacious living areas, kitchens and terraces with ocean views.
The property offers a variety of leisure facilities including restaurants, bars, an activity center, kids club, yachts, fishing, water sports, tennis courts, and a fitness center, as well as a gourmet foods market, butler and personalized concierge service, making it feel like a sophisticated beachfront community.
Leading Special rates from USD 421 per night, single or double occupancy, include round-trip airport transfers, daily USD 100 resort credit per suite, and Wi-Fi access.
Taxes are additional.
Blessed with palmed-lined beaches, ancient Mayan ruins and a nearly perfect climate, the Riviera Maya is a holiday traveler’s dream.
Edged by 1,000 feet of beach, Grand Velas Riviera Maya is set amid acres of protected mangroves, jungle and natural freshwater wells locally known as cenotes.
With 491 suites, more than half of which have ocean views or are ocean front, this high-end, family-friendly all-inclusive provides butler service, a full range of watersports, live music and gourmet French, Mexican and pan-Asian cuisines.
The nearly 90,000-square-foot, award-winning spa offers hydrotherapy, massages, and body wraps in its 40 treatment suites.
A Leading Seasonal Offer, valid through December 19, 2014, is priced from USD 521 per night, single; and USD 694 per night, double; and includes a USD 50 spa credit per person, per night.
Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit is set on the Pacific against the backdrop of the sheltering Sierra Madre Mountains
. At this refined 267-suite all-inclusive beachfront resort, kids are catered to with their own pool, as well as treasure hunts, cooking classes and piñata making.
Adult travelers, not content to just relax by the pool, can enjoy beginning-level scuba classes, beach volleyball and bike tours.
Guest room interiors, in contemporary style with teak furniture, are complemented by private terraces and plunge pools.
From now until December 5, 2014, a Pool View Special offer priced from USD 562 per night, double occupancy, (a 20% reduction from regular rates); includes complimentary stays for two kids ages 2 to 12, and 50 percent savings for teens ages 13 to 16 when sharing a suite with their parents, as well as a 10% savings at the resort boutique, and a resort credit that can be used for spa or golf.