Cancun Dreams with WestJet Vacations

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Published 22 December 2016

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Our Flightie and Travel Expert Joanna went to Mexico with WestJet Vacations to spend a few days in Cancun and the Riviera Maya to enjoy the beaches, restaurants, and food. Here are her highlights from Dreams Riviera Cancun, Excellence Riviera Cancun, and Secrets Playa Mujeres.

Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa

An all-around welcoming atmosphere, the beachfront Dreams Riviera Cancun is a couples and family friendly resort. The beach area was beautifully spread out with relaxing lounge chairs, large shade umbrellas, and drink tables lined up across the soft white sand. There was plenty to do with a crowd pleasing mix of entertainment and activities day and night - from the pools and whirlpools, beach and water volleyball, theme nights, yoga, to movies under the stars on the beach. The food was delicious and there was plenty of it. There were six delicious a la carte restaurants to choose from which offered amazing variety, from fine French dining, to freshly grilled seafood outdoors on the patio.

 

Excellence Riviera Cancun

On a white-sand beachfront in the Riviera Maya, the adults-only Excellence Riviera Cancun is a high end, Mediterranean-style escape. While the beach is on the smaller scale, it was relaxing, quiet, and private. The sand is a sugary powder white and the beach is a picture perfect blue and teal. For the explorer, there are fitness trails perfect for a walk or jog, as well as a variety of land and water sports equipment for guests, unlimited access included. There are more than 10 restaurant options to choose from that offer a healthy variety, from fresh seafood to Indian fare to authentic Mexican favourites. Two of my favourite parts about dining at the Excellence was that there are no reservations required and the spectacular views of the sunset from the seafood restaurant. If pools are where you prefer to relax by, the Excellence has six to choose from, two of which are heated in the winter, as well as five outdoor Jacuzzis.

 

Secrets Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort

Along the white sandy beaches of Playa Mujeres, the adults-only AAA Four Diamond award-winning Secrets Playa Mujeres resort is a secluded, serene romantic beachfront escape from civilization. The beach section is large with natural, government protected vegetation. There are five a la carte restaurants to choose from where reservations are not required, including French and Italian cuisine, Pan-Asian, and fresh seafood. There are a few outdoor dining options to choose from like a beachside grill, a rooftop music lounge, as well as a pool bar. Secrets Playa Mujeres also offer their signature Unlimited Luxury promise, like pool and beach wait service, unlimited a la carte dining access, and a mini bar that's refresmini-bary.

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