SEASONS RESORT PUNTA MITA has introduced several new
amenities, facilities and packages. The resort unveiled a 55-foot,
three-story yacht that can accommodate 10 passengers for day
excursions and sunset cruises. Owned by the resort, the yacht
features an air-conditioned interior with three staterooms, three
bathrooms, living room and kitchen and ample deck space for
sunbathing. Also new is a five-bedroom, beachfront Arena Suite
designed to resemble a traditional Mexican hacienda with living
space nestled around a furnished garden courtyard with two plunge
pools. The resort also created 10 private cabanas surrounding a new
pool complex featuring a lap pool, pool bar and oversize Jacuzzi.
For information or reservations, call (800) 332-3442 or visit www.fourseasons.com.
RESORTS announced the reopening of the Xpu-Ha Palace
resort in the Riviera Maya. The property had been closed since July
2005 following damage sustained during hurricanes Emily and Wilma.
Xpu-Ha reopened with 144 rooms set in bungalow-style buildings with
thatched roofs. Rooms feature two-person Jacuzzis, terraces with
hammocks, Farouk bath products and the Palaces own luxury bed. The
resort features an animal rescue center with a staff of
veterinarians and biologists who care for the animals that live
within the propertys 37 acres. For information or reservations,
call (800) 635-1836 or visit www.palaceresorts.com.
BOSTON-BASED TNT VACATIONS, a Mexico
specialist, added a hurricane protection provision to its Worry
Free travel protection plan. The company is offering a free
replacement trip when a vacation is interrupted for more than 24
hours due to a Category 1 or higher hurricane. The hurricane
provision only applies when customers purchase the travel
protection plan, which costs $95. The hurricane provision is valid
for air/land packages of three nights or longer made on or after
June 3 for departures from June 3 to Nov. 11. The replacement
vacation will be capped at $2,500 per person and must be completed
within a year of booking. For further details or reservations, call
(888) 468-6846 or visit www.tntvacations.com.
MAR VILLA RESORT AND SPA in the Riviera Maya is promoting
a $150 travel agent rate through Aug. 31. The rate includes
breakfast. Taxes and tips are extra. The rate requires no minimum
stay. Agents must show IATA identification upon check-in. The
30-room Ikal del Mar features 30 palapa-roofed villas with private
pools, marble showers, deluxe amenities and minibars with
complimentary water, beer and juices. For information or
reservations, call (888) 230-7330 or visit www.ikaldelmar.com.
Phone: (973) 898-0011
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