MIAMI, Dec. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The weather outside is frightful… and a winter escape to somewhere warm and tropical sounds delightful. But don't just dream of the sun and sand. You can start plotting your escape route now, thanks to Barceló Hotel Group, whose all-inclusive comfort, spectacular Latin American and Caribbean destinations and endless adventure are waiting. Check out a few options – and some great deals – below:
The Best of Both Worlds: Occidental Nuevo Vallarta
Occidental Nuevo Vallarta, a privileged enclave amidst the stunning scenery of the Riviera Nayarit, is just 25 minutes from Puerto Vallarta's center. That means you can spend the morning lounging on an idyllic beach and the afternoon and evening exploring a vibrant urban environment, with incredible shopping and cuisine experiences in abundance.
- Don't miss the resort's Happy Days offer, with a discount of up to 40 percent and a welcome gift in your room.
Underwater Exploration: Allegro Playacar
Allegro Playacar features a magical, natural setting, state-of-the-art facilities and an unbeatable all-inclusive program, all of which create a unique opportunity to enjoy the Riviera Maya and Playa del Carmen. Winter is a great time for scuba diving – the water is crystal clear – and you'll find a full range of services at Allegro Playacar to enjoy this incredible sport. This includes scuba diving expeditions, as well as guided courses with certifications issued, equipment rental, trips and an excellent PADI 5 star dive shop.
Eco Adventures: Barceló Ixtapa
Has being stuck indoors during winter put you in the mood for a little outdoor adventure? Head to Barceló Ixtapa. The all-inclusive resort is just steps from beautiful Playa del Palmar, where eco-explorers can take a 10-minute boat ride out to Isla Ixtapa, a Caribbean paradise off Mexico's spectacular south coast. With crystalline, tranquil waters, the island is the perfect destination for snorkeling experiences amidst colorful marine life.
An Earthly Paradise: Barceló Karmina
No, you haven't died and gone to heaven. With four-diamond AAA recognition, Barceló Karmina is an earthly paradise of all-inclusive comfort, varied cuisines, unbeatable views of Manzanillo Bay and stunning, Mayan temple-inspired design. It's just the right place to cure any and all winter blues, thanks to the range of treatments and massages in the resort's upscale U-Spa, each one designed to calm and bring harmony to your senses.
- Book a last-minute holiday getaway (for travel between Dec. 17 and Jan. 1) and get up to 45 percent off.
Into the Past: Occidental Costa Cancún
A hotel located on the Cancún beachfront offering guests large rooms decorated in a Mediterranean style, the all-inclusive, recently renovated Occidental Costa Cancún offers easy access to some truly incredible historic sites. The hotel's guided tours will take guests to such wonders of the ancient world as Chichen Itza, an astounding complex of Mayan ruins on Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula, and Ek' Balam, a fascinating Mayan village that dates back to 100 B.C. You'll also have a chance to dive into the nearby Cenote X'Canche, featuring beautiful natural formations and a refreshing natural pool.
- Book the BarcelóPlus package and receive up to 42 percent discount, along with a complimentary bottle of wine.
Caribbean Oasis: Barceló Aruba
An exclusive oasis on the shores of Aruba's Palm Beach, the all-inclusive Barceló Aruba offers the ultimate in relaxation, from refreshing dips in the spectacular swimming pool or soaking up the sun in the lush gardens. Adventurers won't want to miss the chance to try windsurfing or kitesurfing at Fisherman's Hut Beach, a spot with soft winds and a gentle current – perfect for beginners.
- Book before the end of 2017 and get up to 28 percent off.
Wintering in Costa Rica: Barceló San José
We don't think of winter as prime time for hammocks. But at Barceló San José, located in the Costa Rican capital city, you will be able to relax in a hammock, cocktail in hand, palm trees swaying gently in the breeze, feeling the warm Caribbean sun on your face – all while your friends are shoveling snow. The resort also offers easy access to San José's urban pleasures, from authentic cuisine to cultural experiences.
About Barceló Hotel Group
Barceló Hotel Group is one of the top hospitality companies in the world. Barceló was established in Palma de Mallorca, Spain in 1931, first as a transportation provider and then as a hotel and travel company. The family-owned and private company has been recognized worldwide for more than 80 years because of its excellent service and innovation within the tourism industry. Barceló Hotel Group properties are located in top destinations and cities in Europe, North America, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean. The company offers a variety of hotels and resorts to all kinds of travelers, from guests with a limited budget to travelers who seek exclusive luxury accommodations and experiences.
The hotel company owns or manages more than 109 properties and 33,000 rooms in 20 countries, separated within four distinctive brands: Barceló Hotels & Resorts, a renowned upscale resort brand featuring a blend of multi-resort all-inclusive complexes and urban-centric properties; Occidental Hotels & Resorts, one of the leaders in all-inclusive chains in North America with more than a dozen resorts; Royal Hideaway Luxury Hotels & Resorts, an elite group of luxury resorts; and Allegro Hotels, budget-conscious hotels in some of the world's most desirable locations. For more information or reservations, visit www.barcelo.com.
SOURCE Barceló Hotel Group