Latin America has been on my bucket list forever. What is there not to love about a vacation that includes delicious food and being by the water every day? From Mexico to Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic, here are five boutique hotels to choose from when deciding where to stay in Latin America.
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Mexico’s Finest All-Inclusive Resort
If you want the finest all-inclusive accommodations in Mexico, check out Finest Playa Mujeres by Excellence Group. Guests can choose from Finest, Finest Club, and Excellence Club suites. Floorspace begins at 800 square feet, so you can imagine the luxury that awaits. Some of the in-room facilities include pillowtop beds, rain showerheads, and furnished balconies. There are several restaurants and bars to choose from on site as well, serving different cuisines and drinks. Relax on the beach or by the pool, or indulge at ONE Spa.
Pick a Pool in Mexico
At Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun, guests will love to choose from one of the many indoor and outdoor pools on site. Other excellent amenities include a full-service spa, steam room, hair salon, business centre, games room, and conference space. Every suite has scenic ocean views, and guests can indulge in room service 24 hours a day. For added convenience, the convention centre is next door. Plus there are three shopping centres just a short drive away. What more could you ask for when choosing a hotel in Cancun?
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A Costa Rican Palace
Check out this all-inclusive resort! Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica offers guests an unforgettable holiday. The modern rooms feature balconies, hydromassage bathtubs, double sinks, and turndown service. Outside, you will struggle deciding whether to swim in the ocean, splash around in the nearby pool, or play beach volleyball with other guests. Every night, there is a different entertainment feature, including shows, live music, and discos. You can even try your luck at the on-site casino. In 20 minutes, you could be snorkelling at Rocker Point, if you can bear to leave the palace.
All-Inclusive in the Dominican Republic
If you are searching for a great all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana, then Beachfront VIK Hotel Arena Blanca is for you. There are 447 rooms at the resort, which start at a very reasonable $136 per night. There are five restaurants and three bars, where you can definitely take advantage of the all-inclusiveness. When you aren’t eating and drinking, take to the ocean to swim, snorkel or surf. There is also a full-service spa when you need a little pampering.
A Mexican Dream
For a dreamy all-inclusive escape, choose Dreams Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa. It is located less than 20 minutes from the airport on Banderas Bay, which means instant access to crystal clear water and white sand beaches. Some of the cuisines on offer at the five restaurants include Mexican (of course), Italian, Vietnamese, and Thai. There is also a fitness centre with classes, tennis and basketball courts, an outdoor pool and the Zen Spa.
There are so many different places and resorts awaiting you in Latin America that this list makes the choice a lot easier.
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