You’ve paid your dues in the workplace and now it’s time to have the time of your life! Retirement is definitely one of the best times of your life to travel. With more flexibility in your schedule, you can take advantage of off-peak flights and accommodations to find amazing deals. And of course, you can extend your stay for as long as you desire, with no work deadlines and commitments awaiting you.
More than ever, our retired customers are opting to take their vacations in the form of an all inclusive package to the south. By having everything bundled together, costs are reduced and the entire trip becomes so much easier to plan. The resorts down south also greatly appreciate the business that they get from retired guests and so have taken that extra step to ensure that their properties and programs cater greatly to this group!
If you are in the midst of planning your sun vacation, see below for the list that our Travel Experts have put together, which highlights the resorts that they would most recommend to their retired clients.
Lose yourself in a landscape of tropical luxury. This resort is located on a stunning private tropical island with exquisite beaches (crowned by the renowned Bacardi Beach) where luscious canopies of trees, blue waters and white sand unite to create a truly breathtaking experience. With an impressive spa located in the centre of the resort, guests can treat themselves to soothing massages and treatments designed to help ease away worries. This resort is truly designed to make you forget about the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
The exquisite rooms showcase impeccable luxury and your choice of five unique styles. Guests can expect nothing short of high class décor and service including romantic canopy beds, unlimited à la carte dinners, 24-hour room service, and soothing hydromassage tubs.
Experience true R&R at this wonderful adults-only boutique resort. El Dorado Maroma features a sophisticated and contemporary decor creating the ideal place for a dreamy vacation. With six restaurants to choose from, you will enjoy impeccable all inclusive gourmet food and premium beverages. Other perks offered by this resort include concierge service, a butler to assist you by the beach, and a splendid array of culinary activities. Because this is a boutique resort, the entire property is quite compact, meaning that you do not have to do a lot of walking in order to explore all of its wonderful features and amenities.
Rooms feature a king size bed or two double beds, refined bathrobes, and a spacious terrace. Its oversized suites have everything you need to make your stay unforgettable.
With 10 gourmet themed restaurants to chose from, you’ll be spoiled for choice with food options. Explore top notch cuisine from 10 different parts of the world including, Paris, Italy, Asia, The Mediterranean, The Caribbean & more! To accompany the amazing food choice you’ll also find 6 Bars serving unlimited premium spirits. Wine aficionados will be able to enjoy Robert Mondavi wines exclusively made for Sandals resorts.
For the luxury seekers that are looking to splurge, we highly recommend booking the Skypool Suite, which includes, 24 hour butler service, a wet bar stocked with premium spirits, and a private infinity pool with a stunning view of the resort and ocean. Sandals LaSource Grenada takes pride in breaking the convention of traditional design to offer some of the Caribbean’s most innovative & breathtaking suites.
Located on a serene stretch of white sand beach surrounded by lush tropical foliage, Couples Negril truly exudes a sense of tranquility. For ultimate relaxation, you can pamper yourself at the Oasis Spa, labeled the “Best Spa in the Caribbean” by Travel+Leisure.
A truly convenient benefit of this resort is while lounging on the beach, there’s no need to get up to order drinks! Just stick a flag provided by the property in the sand and have the bar staff bring over your order. All 6 of the bars at Couples Negril offer a vast array of unlimited premium spirits.
When it comes to food, you can enjoy everything from authentic Caribbean dining, Asian cuisine, exquisite buffet breakfasts on a gorgeous poolside terrace and much more! You’ll have your choice of 4 gourmet restaurants that offer the finest cuisine, prepared with fresh local produce, including a wide variety of delicious seafood.
This is truly a gem of a resort. Located in beautiful Puerto Morelos, which although it sits between the vibrant towns of Cancun and Playa del Carmen, still very much retains the serene charm that comes with its origins as a fishing village.
And of course, the property itself is the definition of magnificence and luxury. Start your day by walking along the picturesque white-sand beach. And when you are ready for some pampering, relax in any of its six pools, five hot tubs or the world-famous spa. At the end of your day, enjoy dinner at one of its 10 restaurants, which offers some of the most wonderful selection of international flavours you can find in the south. And finally, the indulgence does not stop when you return to your room. These units have been carefully designed with an eye for comfort and the utmost of relaxation, in addition to being stocked with top-of-the-line amenities. (Hint: if you want to truly treat yourself, opt for one of the duplex suites, which include private rooftop plunge pools!)