It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the travel industry and popular destinations across regions like the Caribbean. Fortunately, the Caribbean has shown its strength throughout years of natural disasters and other crises and has continued to show its strength in regards to the pandemic. Slowly but surely, resorts have begun to safely reopen under strict guidelines and there are more announcing their latest travel and property information. You can enjoy even more options while planning your next Caribbean vacation as several resorts have recently reopened or will be reopening in just a few week’s time.
Club Med Cancun is an all-inclusive resort option perfect for families and located at the tip of the Riviera Maya. The property boasts of its three white sand beaches, access to the world’s second-largest coral reef, land and water sports, a wine cellar, multiple restaurants, weekly activities, three swimming pools, and a pool-side lounge. Rooms offer impressive views from balconies or terraces, mini-fridges, various bedding sizes, and even baby welcome packages for those who need it.
Club Med has kept the ball rolling with the reopening of its Turks and Caicos property, as well. This adult-only resort has been totally revamped in recent months including a new pool, main bar, reception area, and new Deluxe rooms in addition to their existing, well-maintained Superior rooms. Additionally, guests will be able to still enjoy their other longtime favorite amenities like 12 miles of pristine beachfront use, multiple restaurants, bars, sports fields, a fitness room, tennis courts, exciting nightlife, and more.
Exclusive Resorts offers 12 private villas that are a part of its own gated community on the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman property. Located on breathtaking Seven Mile Beach, Exclusive Resorts guests will be able to enjoy four-bedroom residences with features like chef-grade kitchens, private plunge pools, and terraces overlooking the Blue Tip Golf Course. There are over 144 acres to explore by private golf cart which include the La Prairie Spa, Starfish water park, five on-site restaurants, and tennis courts designed by Nick Bollettieri.
Centrally located on beautiful Cable Beach in Nassau, this Bahamian Sandals resort is excited to bring back visitors. Guests will love the all-new River Pool Swim-up Suites with butler service and the property’s many existing amenities like its two white sand beaches, 11 specialty restaurants, an award-winning spa, two pools overlooking the water, water and land activities, as well as daily and nightly entertainment. There is a plethora of room, suite, and villa options available with potential amenities like king beds, spa kits, patios, plunge pools, and impressive views.
After the original reopening of this resort was pushed back from November 2020, this Secrets-branded resort is ready to welcome guests. Vacationers will love the simplicity of the suites with soft drapery, furnished balconies or patios, impeccable views, and comfortable king or double-bed options. The resort is also home to multiple bars, restaurants, cafes, the largest infinity pool in the western Caribbean, sports courts, sports equipment, non-motorized water sports, fitness classes, yard games, and jogging trails.
Only days behind the brand’s other Bahamian property, Sandals will reopen Emerald Bay which is located on the island of Great Exuma. Adults will also adore this property and its 500-acres to explore, including a mile-long beachfront. Amenities include three pools, an award-winning golf course, 11 restaurants, scuba diving excursions, the Red Lane Spa, a fitness center, water and land sports, a piano bar, live shows, and more. Rooms come in a variety of sizes and could include tropical or ocean views, king beds, patios or balconies, soaking tubs, and in-room bars.
Nestled in the rainforest and beaches of Panama, Playa Bonita is a fan-favorite for travelers who want to escape to somewhere secluded and stunning. Visitors can enjoy the views of the Panama Canal as well as utilize the resort’s five bars, seven restaurants, four pools, endless land and water activities, the fitness center, and the property’s famous Turtle Release program. Rooms and suites range from 495-1,400-square-feet with potential in-room amenities like outdoor space, ocean or garden views, and choice of bedding options.
As the world begins to return to normal, these properties will provide incredible experiences to those who take a break from reality and relax after an unusual and stressful year. Fortunately, Caribbean timeshare resales and Caribbean timeshare rentals are more affordable than ever, which has made planning a getaway to many popular resorts and destinations more attainable for those looking for a tropical escape.
Due to COVID-19, these Caribbean timeshare resorts might have specific regulations or restrictions in place to maintain the health and safety of their guests including limited access to on- or off-site amenities.