4 can't miss beaches

No getaway to the tropics would be complete without a picturesque beach for you to lay out on and soak up the sun in paradise. Whether you’re looking to just relax on some white-sand shores with a good book, play a fun game of beach volleyball or explore the waters off the pristine coast, we compiled a list of four beaches you won’t want to miss on your next tropical getaway.

Playacar Beach
Stay in the middle of the action at Playacar Beach

This beautiful stretch of white-sand shores in Playa del Carmen is one of the most popular beaches in Mexico. Travellers who choose to stay at Iberostar Quetzal will have direct access to Playacar Beach. Located just five minutes from the lively downtown of Playa del Carmen, Iberostar Queztal provides a relaxing beachfront oasis with a range of amenities and activities to suit all travel styles. Plus, when guests upgrade their stay with Star Prestige inclusions, they can make the most of their stay in paradise with elevated amenities and services like access to a private beach area with luxurious Bali day beds and Butler service. Iberostar Quetzal guests will also have Exchange Privileges with other Iberostar properties like Iberostar Tucan.

Rose Hall Beach
Do more than just tan at Rose Hall Beach

Jamaica is known for having some of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean and on its northern coast you’ll find the stunning Rose Hall Beach. To stay on its soft, white-sand shores facing the sparkling waters of the Caribbean Sea guests can choose to stay at Iberostar Rose Hall Beach. Perfect for those looking for a balance of relaxation and adventure, the resort offers a wide array of motorized and non-motorized water sports, from kayaking and snorkelling to scuba diving and parasailing to get your adrenaline pumping after relaxing on a sun lounger. Guests looking to keep up their fitness routine while staying in paradise will love the aerobics classes and fitness facility found on site or can get their blood-pumping with an excursion to the beautiful Dunn’s River Falls.

Paraiso Beach
Get away with the family at Paraiso Beach

Situated in the middle of Riviera Maya’s coast in Mexico is Paraiso Beach. This picturesque coast truly lives up to its name, with white-sand shores that give way to the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea. Families looking for a picture-perfect tropical getaway at Paraiso Beach will love staying at Iberostar Paraiso Beach, which offers direct access to its stunning shores and complimentary palapas and sun loungers. Vacationers can upgrade their stay with Star Prestige Package inclusions for more family-friendly amenities like private check-in and check-out, priority reservations at restaurants, access to private beach areas and exclusive concierge service to make sure you have everything you need for an unforgettable experience. Plus, with Iberostar’s Stay at 1, Play at 4 privileges, you’ll have access to Iberostar Paraiso del Mar and the rest of the hotels in the resort complex, including the à la carte restaurants.

Bavaro Beach
Enjoy some fun for everyone at Bavaro Beach

Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic has been a favourite vacation destination for Canadian travellers for years, and no area is more sought after than the famous Bavaro Beach. Popular with tourists and locals alike, this 10 km stretch of white-sand shores is truly pristine with its coco palms and crystal-clear water. Guests staying at the recently-renovated Iberostar Selection Bavaro will be ideally situated to take advantage of this breathtaking beach, with beach chairs and umbrellas provided by the resort and non-motorized water sports available to explore the warm ocean waters. There’s plenty of other fun to be had at Iberostar Bavaro – kids will love splashing around in kids pool with a water playground while parents relax with a cocktail at the nearby bar. Mini-vacationers can spend the day making new friends at the Mini Club while parents hit the links at one of the nearby golf courses, try their luck at the casino or relax with a wide array of treatment options at the on-site spa.

With properties in top vacation destinations across Central America and the Caribbean, Iberostar Hotels and Resorts will help you get the most out your tropical vacation, whether you are looking for a romantic escape, family vacation or a fun-filled getaway with friends.

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