If you want a unique and exotic vacation that is also affordable, start by exploring the many for the many all inclusive travel deals available. These are often the best bargain around.
There are all sorts of all inclusive resorts out there, each offering something unique and special. Many travelers from the U.S. look to nearby Mexico for a relaxing all inclusive vacation. Such destinations as Cancun, Playa del Carmen or Cozumel offer fantastic vacation packages that are also easy on the budget.
Some all inclusive travel deals offer air travel to and from the destination as well. Because of the return business and heavy volume these resorts offer, travel professionals are able to negotiate air fare prices unattainable by the average travelers. Thus, a package that includes airfare, plus accommodations and meals, is the best deal around!
Seven days at a luxurious resort or on a cruise ship can be hard to resist. Where else can you get a week in a hotel, daily gourmet meals, plus entertainment in the form of everything a beach resort has to offer for what it would normally cost for just lodging alone.
There are the more familiar resort chains such as Sandals, Melia resorts or Riu that offer similar amenities at comparable prices. With these, a traveler can count on a certain standard so can generally knows what to expect. For the all inclusive price, guests are guaranteed a good time.
Most resorts specialize; some cater to families, some to singles. Some can be very kid friendly. It all depends on what travelers are looking for in the way of a vacation. Generally the beach and most amenities are included in the cost; however, certain equipment, such as jets skis or a boat will be extra.
Excursions are generally extra as well. But with the money saved through getting the all inclusive package, there may be money left for such excursions. Many like to use the all inclusive resort as their hub and venture out from there. For instance, from any number of resorts in Cancun or Playa del Carmel, travelers can rent a car and find themselves within an hour’s drive from ancient Mayan ruins at Chichen Itza or Tulum. Either is well worth the extra expenditure.
Another option is to take one of the excursions offered by the resort. They offer anything from snorkeling or scuba diving trips, scenic or historical tours, or activities like swimming with dolphins or sting rays. The advantage to the resort excursions is the resort has a working relationship with these tour companies who are guaranteed to be well insured and reliable.
Especially in certain areas in Mexico, Costa Rica and Honduras, it’s important to use tour providers who are familiar with the area and the current climate relating to criminal activity.
You will find all inclusive resorts dotted all over the Caribbean including Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Turks & Caicos, Cozumel, Aruba and all along the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. If you do a little advance due diligence, you can have your dream vacation without taking a major hit to your budget!