You Need to See This: 10 New Resorts for 2017
The New Year is fast approaching, bearing the promise of new adventures. It’s also bringing an abundance of brand new hotels and resorts, and Liberty Travel is your guru for what’s new in 2017. Here’s a sneak peek at the exciting properties you can book for your next getaway.
Dreams Delight Playa Bonita, Panama
Dreams Resorts & Spas is bringing its renowned all-inclusive family-fun concept to the sunny shores of historic Panama. Dreams Delight is expertly located on Playa Bonita Beach, putting guests in close proximity to Panama City—the resort offers a complimentary shuttle!— and the engineering marvel, the Panama Canal. Relax among décor inspired by the natural beauty of Panama’s rainforests in modern guestrooms. You’ll need to rest up after action packed days filled with endless activities such as theme parties, non-motorized water sports, and games.
Grand Velas Los Cabos
Meet where the Sea of Cortez joins the Pacific, and the dry desert seams with the sea for an opulent stay at Grand Velas Los Cabos. Grand Velas Resorts are a pioneer for the all luxury-included family getaway, delivering superior service, innovative cuisine, and exciting entertainment for guests of every age. To top it off, this all-suite property boasts the best views on the Baja Peninsula, with the famous natural landmark El Arco glimmering in the near distance.
Secrets Cap Cana Resort & Spa
The Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana is no stranger to world-class all-inclusive resorts, but Secrets Cap Cana Resort & Spa is sure to stand out. The adults-only haven will delight couples with the brand’s signature Unlimited-Luxury® featuring gourmet dining and premium wines and liquors. Exceptional suites mesmerize with deluxe amenities including fully-furnished balconies complete with soaking tubs. Upgrade your romantic retreat by staying in a Preferred Club suite which grants you elite status that includes a private check-in/out, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in the Preferred Club Lounge, and access to a private pool and beach area.
The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun
Moon Palace Cancun already has a reputation as one of the best family resorts in Mexico and the Caribbean, and the brand new The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun promises to elevate your already amazing stay. While you still have full access to the entire nine-pool, 16-restaurant and bar, entertainment mega property, the Grand’s exclusive luxury section adds an elite ten restaurants, seven bars, nine pools, and the biggest Awe Spa in Mexico. Plus, think of all the new ways you can spend your complimentary resort credits worth up to $1,500.
Zoetry Montego Bay
Balance your mind and body at the serene Zoetry Montego Bay. This boutique-style 49-suite resort provides vacations with your wellbeing in mind. Opulent rooms aim to relax and rejuvenate with eco-inspired décor that blends seamlessly onto a balcony or terrace with a whirlpool from floor-to-ceiling sliding doors offering tranquil views of the Caribbean Sea or plush tropical gardens. Not only are all food and drinks included at this resort, but Zoetry’s patented Endless Privileges® experience includes daily fresh fruit and sparkling wine, maid service three times daily, 24-hour in-suite dining, and wellness activities such as yoga and meditation. Indulge in decedent dishes made from organic and locally sourced ingredients at reservation-free restaurants. And no visit to Zoetry is complete without a relaxing treatment in the renowned spa.
Riu Hotels & Resorts is shaking up the shores of Punta Cana’s Arena Gorday beach with a trendy adults-only retreat. The all-inclusive Riu Republica is sure to impress groups of friend’s looking for a fun getaway and couples craving a vacation with a bit of an edge. The modern rooms excite with electric pops of color and comfortable amenities such as spacious bathrooms and balconies. Dine on international fare and local favorites 24-hours a day and enjoy premium-branded liquor in your cocktails. With active entertainment ranging from watersports to the discoteque, and live music to theme parties, Riu Republica is sure to be a blast on the beach.
Sunscape Bavaro Punta Cana
Located in the heart of Bavaro, one of the most beautiful beaches in Punta Cana, Sunscape Bavaro Beach provides endless activities and entertainment for families who crave a lot of value from their resort. Sunscape has coined the term Unlimited-Fun®, and they aim to deliver that experience guests across all generations. Little adventurers will make vacation buddies in the Explorers Club while older kids enjoy more age appropriate fun in the state-of-the-art Core Zone Teens Club. Adults can enjoy the spa or lounge by the pool with a refreshing cocktail. For dinner, satisfy every craving at over 20 restaurants and bars.
Consider a retreat in our own backyard and get away to scenic Arizona with a stay at the Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa. Charming bungalow-style accommodations allow guests to soak in Arizona’s unique natural landscape and history with folk-art inspired décor and spacious outdoor terraces with comfortable seating areas. The glass-walled restaurant offers unsurpassed views of the Scottsdale skyline and mountains beyond while diners munch on locally-sourced fare, and the Palo Verde Spa relaxes with botanical treatments found in the desert. Also, this resort is pet-friendly, meaning you can truly get away with the entire family.
Hotel Riu Reggae
Immerse yourself in the rhythms of Riu Reggae in jammin’ Montego Bay. Jamaica’s reputation for stellar hospitality and good-time atmosphere are embodied in every aspect of this adults-only oasis. Spacious guestrooms capture the island’s vibrant personality with touches of invigorating color. Spend your days enjoying premium cocktails and gourmet cuisine while lounging at one of the two pools or the beautiful beach. Your nights will be filled with reggae music, theme parties, and smiles so big you’ll be mistaken for a local.
Nickelodeon Hotel & Resort Punta Cana
Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? Now you can at Karisma’s brand new Nickelodeon Hotel and Resort in colorful Punta Cana. The eccentric action-packed atmosphere combined with Karisma’s flare for luxurious all-inclusive amenities has made Nickelodeon a world-class nostalgic retreat for Nick Kids of every generation. Not only will you receive superior service, but all-inclusive at this resort entails Karisma’s stellar Gourmet Inclusive Experience. From cooked-to-order feasts at Sugarcane to space-age suppers at Spacewalk, you’ll enjoy top quality ingredients and local flavors at every meal. Nickelodeon might be full of laughs, but their amazing accommodations are no joke. Contemporary suites feel like home with enough room for five guests and up, plush beds, a living area, and spacious bathrooms brightened by touches of Nick’s signature orange and slime green. Plus spend a night in Spoungebob’s chic abode, a two- bedroom three-bath villa with a private pool.
Get going on your 2017 adventure! Contact your Liberty Travel consultant to book any of these exciting new resorts for your trip, and stay tuned for more to come about additional new resorts sure to make a splash in the upcoming year.