Why it’s worth traveling for
A luxe all-inclusive paradise on Riviera Maya
Hotel Highlights: Ventus At Marina El Cid on Mexico’s vacation hotspot Riviera Maya, is a laidback paradise surrounded by picture-perfect postcard-worthy white sand beaches and crystal clear waters. Offering an elevated all-inclusive experience the tropical island style resort has large luxurious suites with private balconies that open out onto the pool or ocean, its own Mercado with endless dining options, a gorgeous infinity pool that looks out over the Caribbean Sea, jacuzzis and a seaside spa focused on ancient healing rituals.
Eat + Drink: The resort has plenty of culinary options, many of which you’ll find at Mercado de Dolores, an upmarket restaurant precinct that’s home to Italian, Seafood, Mexican, Asian, Fresko, La Crêpe, and Aroma (a quaint coffee shop). Or enjoy an authentic French fine dining experience at Íle de France, tropical cocktails with ocean views at Macondo Bar, or afternoon jazz, live music and sunsets at Zanza Lounge, located between the two main pools.
Beauty + Wellness: El Cocay Spa is the hotel’s luxe seaside spa specializing in ancient Mayan massage rituals and treatments, Temazcal ceremonies, yoga, tai-chi and meditation in the zen garden. Try the Malintzin Body Wrap to restore and oxygenate your skin after a workout at the on-site Fitness Center.
Curated Experience: There’s no reason to leave the resort when the resort has a curated list of activities and experiences at your fingertips. Included in the all-inclusive itinerary is kayaking, paddle boarding, windsurfing, beach volleyball, windsurfing, and sportfishing at the marina. If you do want to venture out the hotel has an onsite tour company, Pronatours.
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