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All Inclusive
Beach and Activity Getaway
to
Playa Del Carmen
on
Mexico’s Mayan Riviera

Sat. Oct. 28th – Sat. Nov. 4th, 2017

WITH OCT. 31 CELEBRATION FOR HALLOWEEN
AND THE MEXICAN HOLIDAY DAY OF THE DEAD NOV. 1
       
SEVEN NIGHTS AT A 4.5 STAR DELUXE ALL INCLUSIVE RESORT INCLUDING ALL MEALS, ALL DRINKS, NIGHTLY SHOWS                  
AND 3 AMAZING DAYTIME EXCURSIONS  PLUS ONE AMAZING NIGHT TIME EXCURSION AND ONE INCREDIBLE AND FESTIVE CELEBRATION OF THE MEXICAN HOLIDAY DAY OF THE DEAD

Free roommate matching is included based on gender and smoking or non smoking
OR

 optional single supplement is only $299 for the entire trip

 

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El Castillo dominates the center of the Chichen Itza archaeological site.

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Relax on the beach with your favorite drink.

 

Join us for an all inclusive week of fun in the sun and sand.

We are heading the warm sunshine and golden sandy beaches of Mexico’s Mayan Riviera.  The Mayan Riviera is located about 30 minutes outside of Cancun, making flight arrangements a breeze for everyone.

Enjoy three included excursions on our 7 day trip plus plenty of free time, so you can enjoy plenty of beach time, time to shop for great bargains in Playa Del Carmen or sign up for optional excursions.

Each evening we will enjoy included group dinners at one of the resort’s 7 restaurants followed by a different theme show each night and then the opportunity to enjoy the dance club.

 

Plus enjoy two evenings at amazing activity parks, one to enjoy the festivities of the Mexican Holiday Day of the Dead and another to enjoy activities under the lights including the most incredible ziplining, an amazing dune buggy ride, plus a chance to swim and float in a raft in a cave while gazing at amazing stalactites on the walls.
         
Grand Riviera Princess, an all-inclusive resort in Playa del Carmen, is situated on one of the most beautiful stretches of white-sand beach in Riviera Maya. This active, resort boasts a list of amenities sure to satisfy even the most selective consumer. Twelve swimming pools, integrated Jacuzzis, swim-up bars, nightly entertainment and delicious cuisine meet every guest with an array of choices and set the tone for a fantastic escape to paradise.
EXPERIENCE THE DIFFERENCE

Come experience this oceanfront all-inclusive resort situated on one of the most beautiful stretches of white-sand beach in the Riviera Maya. Just minutes from Playa del Carmen, the Grand Riviera Princess is an active resort with enough options to keep everyone happy.

Highlights include:

  • 12 Pool(s) - eight for adults, four for children) 
  • 3 Swim-Up Bar(s)
  • 3 Outdoor Jacuzzis
  • nightly shows and entertainment in the Princess Theatre
  • all suite accommodations
  •  enough dining variety to satisfy even the most discriminating palates. (9 restaurants)
  • Fitness Center/Gym
  • SpaTour Desk
  • Money Exchange
  • Medical Services Available
  • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
  • Gift Shop(s)Wedding Services

You will enjoy seven nights’ accommodations in the resort’s Junior Suites, all meals, all drinks, nightly shows, plus three professionally guided sightseeing tours during your vacation week.

 

 

Included in your junior suite:

  • Telephone in the Room and Bathroom
  • Full bathroom with Jacuzzi
  • 26" Satellite Plasma TV
  • Private Balcony or Terrace
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Direct Dial Telephone
  • Stocked Mini-Bar
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Lighted Vanity Mirror
  • In-Room Jacuzzi
  • Your choice of 1 King or 2 Double Beds
  • In-Room Safe
  • In-Room MiniBar
  • Cable/Satellite TV

Or upgrade to a swim up junior suite for just $199 and enjoy all of the above plus the luxury to walk from your suite’s patio right into a relaxing lap pool which connects to a larger pool.

All Inclusive HIGHLIGHTS
All Meals and Snacks
Unlimited Domestic Beverages
Selected Premium Brands
Stocked In-Room Mini-Bar
Non-Motorized Water Sports
Introductory Scuba Lesson
Gym/Fitness Center
Supervised Children's Program(s)
Tennis Court(s)Daily Organized Activities
Nightly Entertainment
Hotel Taxes and Gratuities

 

The All-Inclusive Plan Includes:

  • Room Accommodations as Selected
  • Unlimited Meals and Snacks
  • Unlimited Beverages (includes domestic and international alcoholic drinks)
  • In-Room Mini-Bar (includes soft drinks, bottled water and beer)
  • Non-Motorized Water Sports (includes snorkeling, one introductory scuba lesson in the pool per person, per stay, sailing and kayaking)
  • Fully-Equipped Fitness Center with Sauna
  • Day and Night Resort Entertainment (includes shows in the Princess Theater and national drinks)
  • Activities (includes tennis, archery and table games)
  • Entrance into the Areito Disco (drinks included)
  • All hotel taxes and gratuities
  • Meals at the 2 Main Buffets*
  • 7 A La Carte Restaurants*
  • 1 snack bar and 10 bars including the Sports Bar and 3 Swim-Up Bars.
  • WIFI Internet access in common areas

 

Bars & Restaurants HIGHLIGHTS

7 Restaurants10 Bars/Lounges

Disco

Nightly Entertainment

Room Service Available

Theater

Dining at the Grand Riviera Princess is all about wonderful options. In addition to two large International buffet restaurants, guests may choose from seven a la carte restaurant options and a casual snack bar.

Nightly live entertainment sure to captivate you takes place in the beautiful Princess Theatre, with theme shows each night and the onsite Disco and Sports Bar offer late-night diversions

Dining Venues (all included unless noted below)

  • Two International Buffets
  • One Snack Bar

A la Carte restaurants:

  • Mexican
  • Japanese – Prepared at your table
  • Italian
  • Swiss Fondue
  • Grill Steakhouse Restaurant
  • Seafood grill (not included)
  • Gourmet International (not included) 

PLUS

  • Thai Beach Club (not included)


Bars (all included)

  • Three swim-up pool bars
  • 'Areito' Disco with complimentary admission and drinks
  • Sports Bar offering late night hours and snack service
  • Piano Bar with drink service and live piano concert every night (Adults only - over 16 years old only permitted, allowing adults to enjoy the atmosphere without the intrusion of kids.)

 

 

Activities & Recreation (all included) HIGHLIGHTS

6 Lighted Tennis Court(s)
Multi-Sport Court
Basketball Court
Ping Pong
Beach Volleyball
Scuba (1 Beginners Lesson per person included)
Dive Center (additional lessons /dives available at additional cost
Onsite Snorkeling
Kayaking Windsurfing/Sailing
Water Aerobics

Recreational Activities and Facilities (all Included):

  • 13 pools (9 just for adults. 4 just for kids)
  • Daily Organized Activities (includes exercise classes, beach volley ball, tennis, table games, archery, and a scuba lesson in the pool)
  • A Fully-Equipped Fitness Center
  • A Spa Complex with Sauna
  • Non-motorized Water Sports (includes snorkeling and kayaking)

 

PLUS ENJOY THREE GUIDED EXCURSIONS INCLUDED IN YOUR ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGE

 

Catamaran Snorkel Afternoon Cruise
Take a lazy afternoon to lay out on a catamaran with the wind gently swaying in the sails above you and the sun caressing your bones.
The catamaran will make two stops for snorkeling the 2nd largest reef in the world and you will enjoy a the services of a local guide to show you exactly where to observe the most incredible underwater display

 

Parasailing
Glide across the sky over the sea and gaze in amazement at the views.  This one hour tour takes you on a boat ride where you will be strapped into a secure harness and gently ascend to a perch high above the boat where you will glide under a parachute to see amazing views and then be gently brought back to the boat.

 

Xcaret Nature Park
Enjoy a full day to explore this park at your leisure with more than 50 attractions, including three lazy river tubing rides through scenic rivers, past waterfalls and through caves, walking trails in lush gardens, hammocks to relax along the beach and dolphins to watch frolicking in a protected cove.
 
This full day excursion is on November 1st and this afternoon and evening, enjoy celebrations at Xcaret for the Mexican Holiday of Day of the Dead where you will enjoy a local parade, local dancing, concerts, local rituals, face painting and other festivities  to bring the cultural richness of this holiday to vibrant life.  At Xcaret, the holiday, most closely related to the American holiday of Halloween and bearing a name that suggests Halloween like symbols of death, also vividly celebrates life and the culture of Mexico.

 

Our 7 day all inclusive trip also features another evening excursion to Explor Fuego Park

Explor Fuego Park offers a fascinating evening excursion which takes you to a tropical jungle-like setting where you will enjoy five amazing activities

  •  A thrilling Zipline course
  • A dune buggy ride through the jungle aglow in spectacular light from tiki torches over the course with stops at bonfires along the course
  • Float on a Raft and swim if you wish through an underground cave as you gaze at amazing stalactites on the cave walls around and above you
  • A thrilling Hammock Swing Ride ending with a splash in a natural pool

Plus if you wish, enjoy on one of your free days an optional excursion to:

Chichen Itza Wonder Tour

Explore one of the new seven wonders of the world at the archaeological site of Chichen Itza. Learn the secrets of the mystical Mayan civilization and be amazed by their achievements in constructing one of the most important cities of this era. Also visit a magical cenote and take the opportunity to swim in the crystal clear, refreshing waters.

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Dolphin Encounter Puerto Aventuras

Don't miss the opportunity to do something truly memorable on your vacation! Swim with dolphins in the picture perfect setting of Puerto Aventuras! Enjoy a peck shake, a kiss, a hand target, and spend some free time getting to know their environment.

 

Other optional activities you may wish to do on the free days this week feature riding a camel or horse along the beach, scuba diving, or climbing a Mayan Temple!

 

DAILY ITINERARY

 

Saturday October 28th  – Arrive on your own flight arrangement into Cancun.  Upon arrival, you will be met by a representative from Nexus and taken by van to the Grand Riviera Princess Resort.  After check in, the rest of the day is at your leisure to enjoy its 12 pools (8 for adults only), 3 swim up bars, 3 jacuzzis, plus the golden sand beach and the all inclusive meals and drinks at our resort.

This evening, we will have an orientation at 6pm at our resort to meet and greet the group’s travelers and go over the plans for the week’s activities featuring our included excursions, nightly group dinners at the resort and 2 dinners away from the resort at Xplor Fuego on Oct. 29th and at Xcaret, to celebrate the festivities of the Day of the dead holiday on Nov. 1st.   

There are also included live stage shows each night at our resort.

 

Sunday October 29th – The morning is free to relax and enjoy the beach.  This afternoon at 4pm we will be picked up and taken to the Explor Fuego Park where we will enjoy an evening of fun and adventure plus a buffet dinner.

Explor Nature Park offers a fascinating evening excursion which takes you to a tropical jungle-like setting where you will enjoy four amazing activities

  •  A thrilling Zipline course
  • A dune buggy ride through the jungle aglow in spectacular lights from tiki torches over the course with stops at bonfires along the course
  • Float on a Raft and swim if you wish through an underground cave as you gaze at amazing stalactites on the cave walls  around and above you
  • A thrilling Hammock Swing Ride ending with a splash in a natural pool

 

 

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The hammock swing over a natural pond at Explor Fuego Park

Monday October 30th  – Today is a full day at leisure to enjoy the many pools, and activities of our resort, or just relax on the beach.

 You may wish to take the hotel shuttle to the main shopping district to shop for bargains in Playa del Carmen. 

If you wish, enjoy your one included scuba lesson today, provided by the resort.  You may also wish to enjoy the resort’s included beach volleyball.

 

All meals and drinks are included at our resort throughout the week, so simply enjoy yourself, whatever you decide to do.

 

You may also wish to TAKE AN optional excursion such as

 

Dolphin Encounter Puerto Aventuras

Don't miss the opportunity to do something truly memorable on your vacation! Swim with dolphins in the picture perfect setting of Puerto Aventuras! Enjoy a peck shake, a kiss, a hand target, and spend some free time getting to know their environment.


Includes: Transportation, Dolphin encounter, buffet lunch.


Tour Duration: Approx 4 hours; (including 15 min. briefing & transfer time)

Recommendations: Wear swimsuit and biodegradeable sunscreen. Bring a towel, change of clothes and cash for souvenirs or other activities that may be available for a local charge.

Recommendations/Notes: Wear swimsuit and biodegradable sunscreen. Bring a towel, change of clothes and cash for taxes, souvenirs or other activities that may be available for an extra charge. For safety reasons, pregnant women cannot participate in the aquatic activities. The use of a safety vest is required for all water programs. Dock and reef fees of approx $8 USD are not included and must be paid in cash before boarding.

OR

Chichen Itza – One of the Modern Wonders of the World- The Largest of the Mayan Temples.

This tour uses modern, luxury coaches with limited capacity to ensure a more comfortable and personalized service. Enjoy a continental breakfast on board, domestic open bar service throughout the journey and a typical Mexican style buffet lunch.

Departure Time: Pick-up at hotel lobby at 7:00AM

Tour Duration: Approx 11 hours (2 hours driving each way)

Includes: Roundtrip air-conditioned premier transportation, continental breakfast, soft drinks & beer on board, bilingual expert guide, entrance fees & buffet lunch (drink not included).

 
Recommendations: Comfortable shoes – There is extensive walking at Chichen Itza, so bring a hat or umbrella to protect you from the sun, biodegradable sunscreen & repellent, swimsuit and towel (if you wish to swim in the cenote), cash for souvenirs as there are handicraft stalls on site and a camera to capture some spectacular photos

Or

Coba Mayan Treasures

Experience the Mayan way of life, past and present, with a visit to the archaeological site of Coba and a modern Mayan village. In addition, you will visit to a real underground cenote to dip into its clear freshwater. Visit a small Mayan community to experience their day-to-day life and get the chance to visit a Mayan house to learn how they still make their living from the land. Go back in time at the archaeological site of Coba, where the not so faint hearted can climb the pyramid of Nohoch Muul--the highest in the state of Quintana Roo--you will be shocked with the stunning view from the top and will get a glimpse of the past. Then, a stop at an underground river will showcase the natural beauty of this area and will offer a chance to cool down with a dip in its clear waters.

Includes: Roundtrip air-conditioned transfer, entrance to archaeological sites with guided tours, visit to Mayan community, lunch, and swim in a cenote.
Meeting Point: Hotel pick up starting from 7:00am (pick up times vary depending on hotel).

Days of Operation: Daily

Tour Duration: Approx 11 hrs.

Level of Difficulty: Light

Recommendations: Wear comfortable shoes suitable for walking and climbing (flip flops are not recommended), swimsuit, towel, extra t-shirt, biodegradable sunscreen & repellent, bottled water, camera or underwater camera and cash for souvenirs.

Each of these optional excursions or others such as horesback or camel rides on the beach, scuba diving and more, can be booked at the excursion booking desks located at the resort.  The reps. at those desks can go over all of the optional excursions you may wish to take on your free days and their prices with you.

Tuesday October 31st

Today we will enjoy 2 more included excursions.  We will be picked up at our hotel at 11am and transported the short distance to Maroma Marine Park where we will enjoy first a 1 hour boat ride highlighted by a thrilling Parasailing adventure where you will glide effortlessly over the sea and gaze at amazing views.

After our Parasailing adventure our boat will return to Maroma where we will enjoy a buffet lunch.

After lunch we will board our Catamaran for our three hour sailing and snorkeling adventure.

Relax and lay out on the back deck of our catamaran or just sit in the sun on the deck as we sail.  Let the wind glide through your hair and the sun caress your bones.  Then enjoy two stops for snorkeling the 2nd largest reef in the world with a local guide taking you right to the spot where the most colorful fish can be seen.

At the end of the day our boat returns and we are taken back to our resort. 

Tonight join us for a Halloween celebration show put on by our resort.

 

Wednesday November 1st – Today we will enjoy a full day excursion to Xcaret Nature Park.

Here you can enjoy over 50 attractions including three lazy river tube rides where you will glide past waterfalls and lush greenery, as well as into caves.

You can enjoy watching dolphins frolick, jump and play in a small protected lagoon and you can walk through many nature trails to admire local birds.  There are also local shows during the day and when you get tired, take a break to relax on a hammock along the glistening beach.

Today is also the Day Of The Dead so throughout the afternoon and continuing this evening, you will witness the many festive celebrations of this unique Mexican holiday.

You will enjoy a local parade, local dancing, concerts, local rituals, face painting and other festivities to bring the cultural richness of this holiday to vibrant life.  At Xcaret, the holiday, most closely related to the American holiday of Halloween and bearing a name that suggests Halloween like symbols of death, also vividly celebrates life and the culture of Mexico.

 

Xcaret Park honors this great event, declared a Masterpiece of the Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.

During this festivity you will be able to experience the Hanal Pixan ritual (food for the souls), cuisine of the region, workshops, crafts, gifts and altars, visual arts exhibitions, theater, dance and gala concerts.

A live stage performance tonight of “Mexico Espectacular” brings the culture of Mexico to Life.

 

Description: Traditional Mexican clothing gets a Day of the Dead makeover at Xcaret.

Locals paint their faces to celebrate the holiday at Xcaret Nature Park.

 

 

Thursday Nov. 2nd

 

Today is another free day to relax at our resort on the beach or in the pools or take an optional excursion which can be booked at the excursion desks inside our resort.

Explore Chichen Itza, one of the new seven wonders of the world at the archaeological site of Chichen Itza.

 

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For hundreds of years people have been amazed by its perfect architecture, the advanced engineering and the mystery surrounding one of the most impressive civilizations of the world

.Learn the secrets of the mystical Mayan civilization and be amazed by their achievements in constructing one of the most important cities of this era. Also visit a magical cenote and take the opportunity to swim in the crystal clear, refreshing waters. This tour uses modern, luxury coaches with limited capacity to ensure a more comfortable and personalized service. Enjoy a continental breakfast on board, domestic open bar service throughout the journey and a typical Mexican style buffet lunch.

Other optional excursions, such as climbing the Mayan temple of Coba, horseback or camel rides on the beach or scuba diving, can also be booked at the excursion desk at our resort.
Tonight, if you wish, enjoy a performance of the world famous Cirque Du Soleil.  Cirque maintains a permanent show theater approx. 30 minutes from our resort and offers exquisite performances on a regular basis.  You may also be interested is seeing this show on one of the other free nights in our itinerary.

 

 

Friday Nov. 3rd  – Today is your final day in Paradise and it is a full free day so enjoy it as you wish.

All passengers should visit the hotel concierge at today at a time of your convenience to reconfirm the time of your own transfer to the airport tomorrow.  Transfer to the airport is included in your trip package but the time of your transfer must be reconfirmed by each passenger, based on the time of your own flight.

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Saturday Nov. 4th – Transfer from the hotel to the airport is included today. 

We hope you enjoyed your holiday week in paradise with us!

 

 

TRIP PRICE: ONLY $1649 PER PERSON  +  $98 TAX

Includes
 

  • 7 nights accommodations at the Grand Riviera Princess in junior suite accommodations
  • All meals at your choice of 7 restaurants
  • All drinks at all 6 bars (3 swim up bars, a disco, sports bar and piano bar) and at 7 restaurants at the resort
  • Nightly shows
  • Airport transfers from the airport to the resort and back to the airport
  • 4 excursions as listed in the itinerary
  • Day of the Dead holiday festivities celebration at Xcaret
  • Free roommate matching based on gender and smoking or non smoking choice
  • Non motorized watersports  (Kayaking Windsurfing/Sailing)
  • Water Aerobics
  • Tennis
  • Fitness center
  • Wifi in the lobby of our resort

 

Optional upgrade to swim up junior suite – enjoy the luxury of stepping off the patio of your junior suite into the lap pool.  Each swim up junior suite also has its own lounger built into the water at the edge of your patio so you can submerge your body while sunbathing your head on your own patio.

Upgrade cost: $199 per person based on double occupancy

 

Optional single room supplement: Only $299 for the entire 7 days 

Or single supplement with Swim up junior suite: Only $429
(making your total trip cost only $2078 + $98 tax with your own private swim up junior suite )

 

 

NOT INCLUDED
Additional Features (at an extra charge)

  • SPA Service
  • Medical Center (doctor on call 24 hours)
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Business Center
  • Shops
  • Room Service (Junior Suite, Junior Suite Deluxe & Junior Suite Deluxe Pool Access)
  • Golf Packages at External Golf Courses (subject to availability)
  • Seafood & Gourmet International Restaurant
  • Chill Out Beach Club and Restaurant
  • Laundry Service
  • National and International Calls
  • Aquatic Sports Center (motorized water sports)
  • Wifi in rooms
  • Optional excursions on the free days in our trip

 

A deposit of $300 is due within 7 days of booking.

Deposits are fully refundable if cancelled by June 1st.

Cancellations after June 1st will forfeit their deposit

 

Balance payment is due August 1st  and is non-refundable.

Travel insurance is available upon request


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