NEW YORK -- Luxury resorts throughout Mexico are offering
off-season, commissionable packages that may be just the ticket for
The following is a sampling of what's available:
• The Royal Hideaway Resort & Spa in Playacar is selling a
seven-night inclusive Royal Wedding package for $2,150 per person,
double, through Dec. 21. Commission is 15%.
The package covers the wedding ceremony and marriage
certificate, a wedding cake, champagne, 24 wedding pictures, all
meals and snacks, 24-hour room service, premium-brand drinks, all
water sports and the use of facilities.
For additional information, call (800) 999-9182 or visit www.royalhideaway.com.
• Las Alamandas, a 14-suite resort on a secluded section of
Pacific coastline halfway between Puerto Vallarta and Manzanillo,
is offering five nights for the price of four through Sept. 30.
The package starts at $400 a night, single or double, at the
Casa Azul villa. It features daily breakfast served in the room or
at the restaurant, horseback riding, a room upgrade based on
availability and use of the tennis courts and fitness center.
For reservations or information, call (888) 882-9616 or visit www.alamandas.com.
• The 449-room JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa is promoting
its new multimillion-dollar, 35,000-square-foot spa with a Mayan
Essentials Spa package.
The plan features accommodations in an oceanview room, daily
breakfast, daily spa passes per person with two free treatments
(per room) for the length of the stay and a 4 p.m. checkout.
Through Dec. 31, the package costs $195 a night, single or
Marriott calls its three-level spa the largest in Latin America.
The spa includes 16 treatment rooms, a fully equipped fitness
center, an indoor lap pool, a beauty salon and a cafe.
For information or reservations, call (800) 223-6388 or visit
the Web at www.marriott.com.
• The Westin Regina resort in Puerto Vallarta is marketing an
Unlimited Golf package that includes free golf (including use of a
cart) at the Marina Vallarta and Vista Vallarta golf courses.
A four-night package costs $600 per person, double, through Oct.
31, including three days of unlimited golf. The package includes an
oceanview room, a 20% discount on a car rental and hotel taxes and
gratuities. Two children under age 18 stay free in their parents'
For information or reservations, call (800) WESTIN-1 or visit
the Web at www.westinvallarta.com.