Top trending resorts this summer
Eager to head out for your next summer escape? Here’s our pick of resorts that are sure to be popular choices.
The elegant and family-friendly Riu Dunamar is located on a beautiful stretch of Playa Mujeres Beach in Mexico. The area is known for its pristine beaches and laidback vibe, so you’ll feel as if you’re in your own secluded paradise. Spend your days relaxing by one of the pools or enjoy high octane thrills at the on-site water park. End the day with a delicious meal at one of the specialty restaurants.
The new Royalton Bavaro Resort and Spa in Punta Cana may be in the Caribbean, but guests get a taste of the Pacific Coast with the thrilling new FlowRider®. Set on one of the most famous beaches in the world, there are plenty of other activities to enjoy as well at this family-friendly resort including a sprawling lazy river, kids and teen clubs, varied dining and nightly entertainment.
Style meets nature at Hotel Xcaret Mexico in Riviera Maya where the surrounding lush jungle has inspired many of the resort’s luxurious amenities, such as a state-of-the-art spa carved out of the rock and jaw-dropping infinity pools overlooking rivers and the ocean. For extra adventure, the resort offers unlimited access to the six Xcaret Experience parks where you can swim with dolphins, zipline across the jungle, swim in a Mayan cenote and much more.
One of Jamaica’s top luxury resorts, Royalton Negril combines a stunning location on one of the island’s best beaches with an array amenities to suit guests of all ages. The resort offers reservation-free dining at gourmet restaurants, the Sports Event Guarantee™, an on-site splash pad with water slides sure to be a big hit with the little ones and much more.
The largest all inclusive resort on the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire (a world-class diving destination), Plaza Beach Resort Bonaire is an excellent base for divers and snorkellers alike. It features a five-star PADI dive centre where dives can be arranged to explore the colourful marine life of the deep blue – from rare corals and angelfish to stingrays and turtles.
Arguably Canada’s favourite Cuban beach destination, it’s easy to see why travellers return year on year to Varadero. Head to one of the popular destination’s newest resorts. Iberostar Bella Costa is located on the famous white-sand shores and has something to offer for everyone. Families will love the recently-added Premium Family Rooms that can sleep up to five people and the dragon-themed kids water playground.
Set in a picturesque bay on Saint Lucia’s northern shoreline, Royalton Saint Lucia combines a wealth of amenities for guests of all ages: try sea kayaking, relax in the opulent spa or take part in a cooking class. Children will love the splash park, extensive pool complex and complimentary kids and teen clubs, while couples are sure to appreciate the wide range of premium bars and specialty restaurants.