Hotels and resorts throughout Mexico are targeting families with
special deals and festivities.
Families that book the Avalon Grand Cancun or Avalon Reef Club
Isla Mujeres before Aug. 23 will receive a free pass to the “Wild
Things Kids Adventure Program.” Kids can participate in a full
schedule of “wild adventures,” such as beach Olympics, Mayan clay
sculpture class, learning ancient hieroglyphics and more. Room
rates start at $99 per person, and children 12 and under stay
Families will also receive an Avalon Adventure Pass worth more
than $400 in savings with discounts for rental cars, meals and area
attractions, such as jungle tours or a catamaran charter, which
families can enjoy together. (www.avalonvacations.com)
Kids 12 and under stay free when sharing a room with an adult at
Palace Resorts through Aug. 31. Special rates are also available
for children ages 13 through 17.
In Cancun, for example, rates start at $137 per person at the
Beach Palace or the Cancun Palace, and $165 at the Sun Palace. On
the Riviera Maya, rates at the Moon Palace Golf Resort or the
Xpu-Ha Palace, start at $165.
The price includes accommodations, taxes and tips, all meals and
snacks, beverages, non-motorized watersports, a supervised kids’
club at select properties, nightly entertainment and selected
Pleasant Holidays is offering a number of “Family Values” deals
to Mexico offering free nights, reduced rates, complimentary
breakfasts, food-and-beverage credits and children stay free at a
number of resorts around the country.
Children 18 and under stay free at the Presidente
InterContinental Cancun Resort, for example, with rates for a
five-day stay starting at $575 per person. At the Presidente
InterContinental in Los Cabos, families can enjoy an all-inclusive
plan, plus reduced room rates, room upgrades, and children 5 and
under stay free with rates for a five-day stay starting at $565 per
person. And at the all-inclusive Xpu-Ha Palace in Cancun, Pleasant
is offering a five-day package starting at $945 per person that
includes unlimited tours, a $50 per person golf credit, a $25 car
rental credit, a $15 spa or beauty salon credit, and children 3 and
under stay free. (www.pleasantholidays.com)
And in Los Cabos, the new Grand Baja Resort & Spa offers
suites with fully equipped kitchens, which are ideal for families.
The all-inclusive price also includes two hours of “baby care” per
day to allow parents time alone. (www.thegrandbajaloscabos.com)