Mexico

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See the Colors of Mexico with Travel Impressions.

hether you’re going to the beach, the mountains or a cosmopolitan city, there’s nothing that equals the thrill of anticipating your next vacation. Choosing Travel Impressions ensures you’ll be taken care of every step of the way – from the planning stages through your return. For over 30 years we’ve been leading the travel industry with comfort and convenience. Because we’re a travel leader having served millions of satisfied travelers, you can be sure that you’ll enjoy an impeccable level of quality and commitment. Our dedicated group of English- and Spanishspeaking travel experts work with you and your travel agent to create a vacation that meets your dreams. That’s why we offer exhilarating journeys to 66 countries with a choice of more than 2,000 hotels. We’ll help to work within your budget, making sure that you get the most value out of your dollar. Travel Impressions has a dedicated

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team of Group Travel Consultants who will help you create memorable group travel experiences. Our Group Travel Consultants will professionally handle all aspects of your group, from the planning stages through post trip follow up. They will recommend the travel itineraries and travel partners that best meet your group specific travel needs. Additionally, our outstanding benefits and programs, such as our optional Cancel For Any Reason Travel Protection Plan and 24/7 Customer Care, set Travel Impressions apart from the competition. We’ll reserve your rental car, recommend and reserve tours and attractions, or we can book your vacation with air service or as accommodations only. To ensure a smooth trip, we’ll make sure that all the details are looked after, including letting you know if there are any changes after you make your reservations. No matter where in the world you go – Travel Impressions will get you there with confidence.

MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR TRAVELS Planning your trip through a travel agent is the best way to book your vacation. Agents have a wealth of experience and feedback to draw upon when scheduling your trip, and they can help you find the best deals. To make your vacation even more memorable, be sure to ask about reserving a tour before your trip (see the selection in this brochure). This allows you to arrive taken care of, so you can simply enjoy the experience. To reserve a tour or get more information, contact your travel professional. Be sure to ask about any additional amenities that may be available such as spa treatments, golf outings and all-inclusive vacations. Your travel agent can help you navigate your choices and verify at the time of reservation.
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Welcome To Mexico

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Mexico – so close, but still a world away. A country brimming with exotic sights, glorious colors, dazzling customs and people of unmatched warmth. No other land is so completely infused with the romance, charm and tropical delights you will find in Mexico.
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Mexican Caribbean, and magnificent coral reefs for unmatched snorkeling and scuba. The Pacific coast provides unparalleled big game fishing, surfing and sailing. Mexico also caters to the traveler seeking to be whisked back into an age of mighty empires and exotic civilizations. Here you can explore thousands of years of mysterious cultures, where every stone has a thrilling story to tell. The past and the present live in perfect harmony in Mexico, where centuries old music and handicrafts are found alongside world class dining and brilliant nightlife. Come explore a country that offers so much – for honeymooners losing themselves in romance, families looking for unbridled fun, and adventurers searching for a key to the country’s
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storied past. It’s all here in Mexico.

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Hotel Rating System
Special Amenities for Honeymoons
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Premium hotels and resorts located in choice settings with exquisite surroundings. They offer the finest guest services and amenities, tailored to the needs of the discriminating traveler.

Restaurant Guide Acapulco Playa Mujeres, Cancun, Cancun South, Isla Mujures Riviera Maya Cozumel Guadalajara Guanajuato & San Miguel de Allende Huatulco Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo Loreto Los Cabos Manzanillo Mazatlan Merida Mexico City Oaxaca Puerto Vallarta Copper Canyon Terms & Conditions

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Fine accommodations in an intimate setting, with fewer public facilities. Ideal for those seeking an intimate hotel with personalized service.

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Full breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks each day Unlimited international and domestic premium alcoholic beverages No restaurant reservations or wristbands required 24 hour room service, Day and evening activities, Live nightly entertainment and Non-motorized water sports

GOURMET-INCLUSIVE PACKAGES FEATURE: All a la carte meals, 24 hour
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Embrace the world’s most luxurious all-inclusive resort experience. Offering exquisite cuisine, award-winning spas, lavish accommodations and utterly pampering personalized service in the world’s most spectacular oceanfront locations.

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Horseback riding, scuba diving, golf and life enriching activities (tango lessons and wine tasting) • Private Pools & Beach Areas with Bali Beds & Valet Service • Royal Service (exclusively for adults) • Family Concierge (personalized vacation experience for families) features a full compliment of VIP services and amenities including private beach and pool areas with valet service.

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SPECIAL AMENITIES FOR HONEYMOONS

Special Amenities for Honeymoons
Your honeymoon will be that one special trip you will always remember. These wonderful hotels offer newlyweds amenities to make your romantic trip even more special.
(Proof of marriage may be required. Room upgrades subject to availability.)
Barceló Maya Tropical & Colonial Beach • Upgrade to ocean view based on availability, bottle of national wine, fruit basket, continental breakfast in bed on second day. Marriage certificate required. Blue Bay Club Cancun • Ocean view Jr. Suite at Blue Bay Club subject to availability and bottle of domestic champagne. (Marriage certificate required). Ceiba Del Mar Spa Resort • King size bed guaranteed, late check out until 3pm upon request & subject to availability. Bottle of sparkling wine in room, fresh flowers in room on arrival day, fresh fruit basket upon arrival, petit fours on first night, 15% off all treatments at the spa. Crown Paradise Club Cancun • Fruit basket and one bottle of sparkling wine. Desire Resort & Spa • Bottle of domestic champagne and fruit basket in room at check-in. Marriage certificate required. Dreams Cancun Resort & Spa • Fruit basket and/or surprise gift in room upon arrival. Dreams Puerto Aventuras Dreams Tulum Riviera Maya • Welcome letter, fresh fruit, bottle of sparkling wine, slippers and bathrobes, fresh flowers in room on arrival day, rose petals in room on arrival day, special turndown service, champagne breakfast in bed, 15% off on all spa treatments. El Cid La Ceiba Beach Hotel • Room upgrade subject to availability. Bottle of domestic champagne in room. Marriage certificate required upon check-in. El Dorado Maroma by Karisma El Dorado Royale Resort & Spa by Karisma El Dorado Seaside Suites by Karisma • Private romantic candle light dinner on beach, chilled bottle of domestic champagne in room, couples 1/2 hour massage lesson, guaranteed king size bed, special in room towel arrangement daily, bathrobes for use during stay. Excellence Playa Mujeres Excellence Riviera Cancun • Chilled bottle of champagne, fresh flowers, exotic fruit basket upon arrival, sumptuous champagne breakfast in bed on morning after arrival, couples massage in exclusive spa garden, private beachfront dinner one evening & upon return a romantic rose petal bath set up with essential oils & candles and a surprise gift. Flamingo Cancun Resort • Upgrade to Ocean view room subject to availability, one bottle of domestic wine, one tray of cheese, VIP treatment. Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun • Welcome bottle of wine upon arrival. Fiesta Americana Grand Coral Beach • Special amenity, bottle of sparkling wine, welcome and congratulations card upon arrival in room. Clients are assigned as VIP with special attention. Golden Parnassus Resort & Spa Great Parnassus Resort & Spa • Bottle of sparkling wine & fruit basket upon arrival. Grand Oasis Cancun Hotel Grand Oasis Caribbean Resorts Grand Oasis Playa Grand Oasis Riviera Maya Grand Oasis Viva Beach Oasis Cancun Hotel Oasis Palm Beach Hotel Oasis Viva Beach Hotel • Priority check-in with a tropical welcome cocktail, complimentary upgrade to best available accomodation at time of check-in, a fruit basket and a bottle of domestic sparkling wine in room, king size bed (subject to availability), special honeymoon dinner reservations with a bottle of house wine. Minimum 5 night stay marriage certificate dated within past 6 months must be presented at check-in. Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort Riviera Maya • Complementary tour, free romantic dinner plus $50 Spa credit and romantic touches in suite.

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Camino Real Acapulco Diamante • Bottle of domestic wine and special decoration in room. Honeymooners must be noted on voucher. Fairmont Acapulco Princess Fairmont Pierre Marques • Bottle of sparkling wine. Upgrade to next room category subject to availability at time of check-in. Hyatt Regency Acapulco • Beverage credit $50 per stay, minimum 3 night stay. Las Brisas Acapulco • Complimentary bottle of domestic sparkling wine sent to room.

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Allegro Playacar • Special Check-in with welcome cocktail and refresh towel on arrival, flower arrangement in the room, continental breakfast in bed, special recognition announcement, 10% couples massage discount, welcome card and courtesy call the day after arrival (3 nights min stay, must be coordinated by guest services, must present copy of recent marriage certificate). Ambiance Villas at Kin-Ha • Free honeymoon upgrade to Ocean view based on availability. Bottle of sparkling wine in room upon arrival. Turn down service, late checkout (upon availability). Azul Beach Hotel by Karisma Azul Fives by Karisma Azul Sensatori by Karisma • Private romantic candle light dinner on the beach, chilled bottle of domestic champagne delivered to room, couples 1/2 hour massage lesson, guaranteed king size bed, special in room towel arrangement daily, bathrobes for use during stay. Aqua Cancun • Complimentary welcome bottle of champagne upon arrival.

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Gran Caribe Real Resort & Spa Gran Porto Real Resort & Spa • One bottle of domestic wine, flower decorations on couple’s bed, sweetheart cake for two, 10% off on spa services. Gran Meliá Cancun • Guaranteed upgrade to following category Petite fours and bottle of champagne. GR Solaris Cancun • King size bed, sparkling bottle of wine in room, 30 minute massage per person the spa. Proof of marriage required, room upgrade subject to availability. Hotel Marina El Cid Spa & Beach Resort Riviera Maya • Room upgrade subject to availability, bottle of domestic champagne in room. Iberostar Grand Paraiso • Fresh flowers, chocolate covered strawberries, 10% off spa services and special in room breakfast day after arrival. Romantic dinner with special menu. Iberostar Paraiso Beach Iberostar Paraiso Maya • Fruit basket, bottle of wine and just married t-shirts. JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa • One bottle of champagne. Le Blanc Spa Resort Cancun • Small fruit platter, small flower arrangement, bottle of sparkling wine, petit fours, keepsake, embroidered bathrobes, beach bag, late check out. Le Mériden Cancun Resort & Spa • Bottle of house wine. ME Cancun • $50 spa credit per room per stay. Marriott CasaMagna Cancun Resort & Spa • One bottle of champagne. NH Krystal Cancun • Complimentary bottle of domestic wine and wedding cake for two. Occidental Grand Xcaret • Special Check-in, flower arrangement in the room, continental breakfast in bed, special recognition announcement 10% couples massage discount, room upgrade at time of check-in , based on availability (3 nights min stay, must be coordinated by guest services, must present copy of recent marriage certificate).

Ocean Coral & Turquesa • Upgrade to Jr suite royal, late check out on departure date, both subject to availability. Welcome "Honeymooners gift" in room upon arrival, 10% off at Metamorphosis Spa services, Special daily turndown service, one candle light dinner for two including one free bottle of wine or sparkling wine, one free continental breakfast room service first morning of stay. Omni Cancun Hotel & Villas • Room ugrade from Lagoon to Ocean view and from Ocean view to Jr. Suite. Bottle of domestic champagne in the room upon arrival. Omni Puerto Aventuras Beach Resort • $50 beverage credit per stay minimum 3 nights, bottle of domestic champagne in the room upon arrival. Palace Hotels & Resorts: Aventura Spa Palace Beach Palace Cancun Palace Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort Palace Isla Mujeres Playacar Palace Sun Palace Xpu-ha Palace • Small fruit platter, small flower arrangement, bottle of sparkling wine, petit fours, keepsake, embroidered bathrobes, beach bag, late check out. Presidente InterContinental Cancun Resort • Room category upgrade subject to availability. Bottle of sparkling wine, fruit basket. Royal Hideaway Playacar • Personalized Royal Hideaway check-in reception, bottle of congratulatory champagne upon arrival, romantic breakfast in bed, Royal Recognition in the Royal Journal, nightly turn-down service, accommodation upgrade upon check-in, based on availability (3 night min stay, must be coordinated by guest services, must present copy of recent marriage certificate). Royal Solaris Cancun • King Size bed, bottle of sparkling wine in room and a fruit basket, room upgrade subject to availability.

Riu Hotels & Resorts: Riu Caribe Riu Palace Las Americas Riu Palace Riviera Maya Riu Palace Mexico Riu Playacar • Fruit basket and/or surprise gift in room upon arrival. Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Maya Secrets Silversands • Welcome letter, fresh fruit, bottle of sparkling wine, slippers and bathrobes, fresh flowers in room on arrival day, rose petals in room on arrival day, special turndown service, champagne breakfast in bed, 15% off on all spa treatments. Sens Cancun • Priority check-in with a tropical welcome cocktail, complimentary upgrade to best available accomodation at time of check-in, a fruit basket and a bottle of domestic sparkling wine in room, king size bed (subject to availability), special honeymoon dinner reservations with a bottle of house wine. Minimum 5 night stay Marriage certificate dated within past 6 months must be presented at check-in. Temptation Resort & Spa • Bottle of domestic champagne and fruit basket in room. Marriage certificate required. The Fairmont Mayakoba • Special honeymoon amenity in room on arrival day, Upgrade subject to availability. The Royal in Cancun The Royal Playa Del Carmen • One bottle of domestic wine, flower decorations on couple’s bed, sweetheart cake for two, 10% off on spa services. UNIK Island Resort & Spa • Bottle of sparkling wine and flowers in the room. Viva Wyndham Maya, Riviera Maya Viva Wyndham Azteca, Riviera Maya • Upgrade to a higher room category, based upon availability, bottle of champagne/ sparkling wine, a fruit basket, hors d’oeuvre tray, 7”x 4” picture, 2 t-shirts. Marriage certificate required upon check-in. Minimum stay 3 nights. The Westin Resort & Spa Cancun • Bottle of domestic wine upon arrival and romantic details in room. Upgrade to the next room category. Zo¨ try Paraiso de La Bonita e • Bottle of champagne and chef selection upon arrival.

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Special Amenities for Honeymoons
COZUMEL
Allegro Cozumel • Special check-in, flower arrangement in room, continental breakfast in bed, special recognition announcement, 10% couples massage discount, room upgrade at time of check-in, based on availability (3 nights min stay, must be coordinated by guest services, must present copy of recent marriage certificate). Cozumel Palace • Small fruit platter, small flower arrangement, bottle of sparkling wine, petit fours, keepsake, embroidered bathrobes, beach bag, late check out. El Cid La Ceiba Beach Hotel • Bottle of domestic champagne in room. Marriage certificate required upon check-in, room upgrade subject to availability. El Cozumeleño Beach Resort • Complimentary bottle of domestic wine in room upon arrival. Proof of marriage required. Iberostar Cozumel • Fruit basket, bottle of wine and just married t-shirts. Meliá Cozumel All Inclusive Resort, Golf & Country Club • Guaranteed room upgrade subject to availablility. Occidental Grand Cozumel • Special check-in, continental breakfast in bed, special recognition announcement, 10% couples massage discount, room upgrade at time of check-in, based on availability, turn down service nightly (3 nights min stay, must be coordinated by guest services, must present copy of recent marriage certificate). Presidente InterContinental Cozumel Resort & Spa • Upgrade to next room category subject to availability. • Fruit basket, bottle of domestic wine.

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Brisas Resort Ixtapa • Complimentary bottle of domestic sparkling wine will be sent to honeymooners’ rooms. Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa • Bottle of domestic wine, fruit basket and upgrade to Jr. Suite subject to availability at check-in. Krystal Ixtapa • Bottle of domestic wine and wedding cake for two. Las Brisas Ixtapa • Complimentary bottle of domestic sparkling wine will be sent to honeymooners’ rooms. Meliá Azul Ixtapa Guaranteed upgrade to Deluxe with Balcony Fruit basket and bottle of wine upon arrival.

Fiesta Americana Grand Los Cabos • Welcome bottle of wine upon arrival. Hotel Finnestera • Complimentary bottle of sparkling wine and chocolate strawberries in room. Marquis Los Cabos • Honeymoon turndown service, welcome amenity upon arrival to choose between: red wine & imported cheese or white wine & sushi. Bubble bath with salt. ME Cabo • Petite fours and bottle of champagne. Meliá Cabo Real Beach and Golf Resort • Bottle of wine & basket of fruit. Breakfast in room. Presidente InterContinental Los Cabos • Upgrade to next room category, fruit basket, bottle of domestic wine. Royal Solaris Los Cabos • Guaranteed upgrade to Oceanview, welcome bottle of sparkling wine and heart shaped cake. A romantic dinner w/special menu at one of the specialty restaurants. Reservations required. Riu Palace Los Cabos Riu Santa Fe • Fruit Basket and a surprise gift in room upon arrival. Sheraton Hacienda Del Mar • Bottle of domestic sparkling wine in room upon arrival. Free up grade to next category, not applicable to suites and subject to availability upon arrival. Villa Del Arco Los Cabos Villa Del Palmar Cabo San Lucas Villa La Estancia Cabo San Lucas • Bottle of domestic sparkling wine in room, 15% off any couple massage. The Westin Resort & Spa Los Cabos • Bottle of domestic wine upon arrival. Free up grade to next category, not applicable to suites and subject to availability upon arrival. Rooming list & vouchers must clearly indicate “HYN”.

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Casa Del Mar Beach Golf & Spa Resort • Free romantic dinner one per stay at restaurants. Strawberries with chocolate upon arrival. Casa Dorada Los Cabos Resort & Spa • Guaranteed upgrade to one bedroom suite when booking Jr. Suite. Casa Natalia • Dinner for two at Mi Cocina Restaurant including one bottle of wine chosen by our sommeliere. Minimum 4 night stay. Crowne Plaza Los Cabos Beach Resort • Bottle of domestic sparkling wine, fruit basket at guest arrival, bathrobes and slippers during stay. Proof of recent wedding no more than 60 days prior to check-in required. Guaranteed upgrade to Plaza tower Ocean view with king size bed & indoor jacuzzi. Desire Resort & Spa Los Cabos • Bottle of domestic wine. Dreams Los Cabos, Golf Resort & Spa • Welcome letter, fresh fruit, bottle of sparkling wine, slippers & bathrobes, fresh flowers in room on arrival day, flower petals in room on arrival day, special turn down service, champagne breakfast in bed, 15% off on all spa treatments. Request honeymoon package at time of booking. Copy of wedding invitation or marriage certificate required at check-in.

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GUADALAJARA
Quinta Real Guadalajara • Upgrade to the next category, subject to availability. Fruit basket, bottle of sparkling wine.

SPECIAL AMENITIES FOR HONEYMOONS

HUALTUCO
Camino Real Zaashila • Upgrade to next category based on availability. Surprise amenities. Dreams Hualtuco • Welcome letter, plate of tropical fruit, 1 bottle of champagne, use of embroidered bathrobes and slippers, champagne breakfast in bed, special turn down service. Honeymoon package must be requested at time of booking. Copy of wedding invitation or marriage certificate must be presented at check in. Las Brisas Hualtuco • Complimentary bottle of domestic sparkling wine sent to room. Quinta Real Hualtuco • Upgrade to the next category, subject to availability. Fruit basket, bottle of sparkling wine.

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Allegro Nuevo Vallarta • Special check-in, continental breakfast in bed, special recognition announcement, 10% couples massage discount, trun down service nightly, sparkling wine (3 nights min stay, must be coordinated by guest services) Buenaventura Grand Hotel • Free romantic dinner. Casa Velas Boutique Hotel • Welcome fruit basket and a bottle of wine in room. Crown Paradise Club • A Bottle of sparkling wine and special decoration in the bedroom upon arrival. Dreams Puerto Vallarta • Welcome letter, plate of tropical fruit, bottle of champagne, use of embroidered bathrobes & slippers, champagne breakfast in bed, special turn down service. Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta • Welcome bottle of wine upon arrival. Golden Crown Paradise Resort Puerto Vallarta • A bottle of sparkling wine, special decorations in room and once a week honeymoon sunset toast. Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort • Guaranteed upgrade upon availability, One spa day pass to our Hydrotherapy “Grand Velas Ritual” at our world class spa (45-60 minutes). Bottle of sparkling wine and chocolate petit fours. Holiday Inn Puerto Vallarta • Complimentary bottle of domestic wine in room. Marriott CasaMagna Puerto Vallarta • Bottle of domestic champagne and fruit basket on arrival. Meliá Puerto Vallarta BLISS complimentary package: • In room bottle of chilled wine. • Luscious tropical fruit display. • Romantic turn-down service. • 10% discount on wellness center services for the couple (not including boutique products). NH Krystal Puerto Vallarta • One bottle of domestic wine in room and a wedding cake for two. Honeymooners note on reservation and proof of marriage at check-in.

Presidente InterContinental Puerto Vallarta • Guaranteed upgrade upon availability, bottle of wine & fruit basket. Riu Jalisco Riu Vallarta • Fruit basket and/or surprise gift in their room upon arrival. Samba Vallarta • Guaranteed upgrade upon availability. Sheraton Buganvilias Resorts & Convention Center • Complimentary wine and fruit basket in room. Vallarta Palace • Small fruit platter, small flower arrangement, bottle of sparkling wine, petit fours, keepsake, embroidered bathrobes, beach bag, late check out.

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El Cid Hotels & Resorts: El Cid Castilla Beach Hotel El Cid Marina Beach El Cid El Moro Beach Hotel El Cid Granada Country Club • Room upgrade subject to availability. Bottle of domestic champagne in room. Marriage certificate required upon check-in.

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Galeria Plaza • Complimentary bottle of domestic sparkling wine will be sent to honeymooners’ rooms. Must be stated on manifest. Room upgrade to Jr. Suite subject to availability.

Velas Vallarta Suite Resort & Conference Center • Welcome fruit basket and a bottle of wine in room. Villa Del Mar Beach Resort & Spa Villa Del Palmar Resort & Spa • Bottle of sparkling wine & fruit basket in room upon arrival. Marriage certificate required upon arrival. Villa Del Palmar Flamingos Beach Resort & Spa • One bottle of sparkling wine & fruit basket in room upon arrival. Free use Tatewari Spa signature hydrotherapy ritual. Marriage certificate required upon arrival. Villa La Estancia Beach Resort & Spa Nuevo Vallarta • One bottle of sparkling wine & fruit basket in room upon arrival. Free use Tatewari Spa signature hydrotherapy ritual. Marriage certificate required upon arrival. Contact us for other Hotel Partners offering Honeymoon packages and upgrades in romantic Mexico.

MERIDA
The Hacienda San Jose • Guaranteed upgrade room to Mayan Villa upon availability. The Hacienda Temezon • Guaranteed upgrade room to Jr. Suite upon availability.

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RESTAURANT GUIDE

Restaurant Guide for 2009
Mexico is famous for offering some of the best cuisine in the world - one of the many reasons Mexico is one of the top vacation destinations! While on vacation, be sure to try some of these great restaurants for a taste of the best Mexico has to offer:

ACAPULCO
Lively Ambiance and Mexican Cuisine • El Fogon • El Zorrito • Zapata Villa y Compañia at the Hyatt Regency Acapulco Restaurants with Views • Baikal • Bella Vista in Las Brisas • El Olvido • Kookaburra • Linda Vista • Maderias

HUATULCO
International Cuisine • Binni Zaa - at the Camino Real hotel • Casa del Mar - at the Casa del Mar Hotel Italian • Il Giardino del Papa (Pope’s Garden) in La Crucecita (downtown) Mexican Food, Seafood and Steak • Don Porfirio - in Tangolunda Bay (hotel zone) Seafood • Ve el Mar - on the beach at Santa Cruz Bay

MERIDA
• Hacienda Tella** • La Piqua • Los Almendros • Sigua • Xcanatun** • Zakluum

MEXICO CITY & CUERNAVACA
French Cuisine • Champs Elysees International Cuisine • Del Lago** • Otto International & Mexican Cuisine • San Angel Inn** Italian Cuisine • Alfredo di Roma Mexican Cuisine • Fonda El Refugio • Hacienda de los Morales Steak House • Cambalache** Tacos • El Tizoncito

CANCUN
Italian • Casa Rolandi • La Dolce Vita Mexican • Casa de Las Margaritas • Paloma Bonita • Pericos Seafood • Laguna Grille • Lorenzillos Steak House • Cambalache Steak House & Sea Food • Grille 14 • Puerto Madero Thai Food • Thai Lounge

IXTAPA & ZIHUATANEJO
International and Sea Food Cuisine • La Casa que Canta - In Zihuatanejo Italian Cuisine • Beccofino • Bogarts at Krystal Vallarta • El Faro • International Cuisine • Villa de la Selva

LORETO
• El Nido • La Terraza • The Roof Garden

OAXACA
International Cuisine • Chapulines International and Oaxacan • El Refectorio - at the Camino Real Hotel • Mole Mexican/Oaxacan Cuisine • Hacienda San Agustin Oaxacan Cuisine • El Naranjo

LOS CABOS
French and International Cuisine • French Riviera Italian Cuisine • Amarone • San Jose del Cabo Mexican Cuisine • Tequilas Mexican Gourmet • La Panga Seafood • Lorenzillos The following restaurants are considered to be among the finest in Mexico: • “C” at One and Only Palmilla • Mi Cocina - Casa Natalia • Pitahayas - Sheraton Hacienda del Mar (Temporary closed will re-open Sept. 10th) • The Restaurant at Las Ventanas

RIVIERA MAYA
International • Alux • Las Casa del Agua Italian • Lobster and Steak • The Blue Lobster • The Glass Bar Mexican • Carlos ’N Charlies

PUERTO VALLARTA
International Cuisine • Cafe des Artistes • Le Bristro • Trios Seafood and Mexican Cuisine • Chicos Paradise • Mexican Cuisine ** Reservations Required

GUADALAJARA
• Casa Fuerte • La Destileria Restaurant and Tequila Museum • La Fonda de San Miguel • Santo Coyote

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GUANAJUATO & SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE
• El Tapatio • Restaurante Del Conde • Rincon Brujo

MAZATLAN
International Cuisine • Angelos • Casas Loma • Señor Peppers

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DON’T MISS: The Magico Mundo Marina is an aquarium, and more. Families often spend the whole day there riding the slides into the sea, trying various watersports and swimming in the freshwater and saltwater swimming pools. There are seal and diving shows, a marine museum and plenty more.

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Make the most of your vacation, and book your tours before your trip. Everything will be prearranged and all you have to do is enjoy!
Acapulco City Tour: Acapulco, known as “one of the most beautiful bays in the world”. We will follow the scenic highway until we get to the Acapulco Princess and Mayan Palace hotels. These are two of the most spectacular resorts in Acapulco. We will drive by the residential development “Las Brisas” and the International Convention Center, where the most important events are held. We will reach “La Quebrada” to watch the divers show. They climb up dangerous cliffs to dive into the foamy waters below. Our last stop will be at an arts and crafts center, from where we will drive you back to your hotel. High Cliff Divers By Night: The world famous hight cliff divers. La Quebrada, is the name of the cliffs from where the daring cliff divers risk their lives every night. The exciting evening takes place at a restaurant which overlooks La Quebrada, have a drink while watching the spectacular show. Experience the sophisticated atmosphere of ‘La Perla Restaurant’ with spectacular views of Acapulco Bay. Two tropical drinks are included, and afterwards an international dinner will be waiting. A Day in Taxco: Taxco, a colonial monument with an atmosphere of the XVIII century is one of the most famous and oldest silver towns in the world, better known as Mexico’s ‘Silver Capital’; the tour begins with majestic sights of mountain views and verdant areas under cultivation and continue through the valley of Candelabros to see ‘Buzzard Canyon’. Once in Taxco, there will be a walking tour to the Santa Prisca Church, an architectural baroque masterpiece. Walk through the cobble stoned streets and admire the variety of elegant silver-crafted jewelry. Stop for lunch in one of Taxco’s famous restaurants. Transportation in a luxury air-conditioned van. Lunch included.
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Deep Sea Fishing Tour: Experience the thrill of catching a sailfish in the Pacific Ocean on a magnificent fishing Yacht. Acapulco has been well known for its fantastic sport fishing. This adventure includes the Yacht with 4 fishing lines, tackle, bait and transportation from your hotel lobby are to the fishing pier.
Consult your travel agent for more details on these and other tours.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Bayan Tree Cabo Marques Opening summer 2009 Perched atop a dramatic cliff that cascades into the Pacific, this premier all-pool villa world class resort is nestled in the bay of exclusive Cabomarques. It’s a romantic retreat that transcends all conventions of intimacy, romance and rejuvenation a testament to the exquisite luxury of Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts, synonymous with Asian warmth and hospitality.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ The Fairmont Acapulco Princess Your getaway to paradise is at one of the most exclusive resorts in Mexico’s sun-drenched Pacific coast. Stay at a modern-day pyramid where luxury and comfort are combined. Golf, spa, restaurants, bars, a live salsa club, kids club, tennis and more await you at this tropical paradise, the ideal place to replenish the body, mind and spirit.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ The Fairmont Pierre Marques An experience awaits you in a place where serene beauty meets every gaze, and every indulgence is graciously attended. On a secluded stretch of beach, find your sanctuary. Immerse yourself. At your service: three alluring pools, award-winning gourmet restaurants, two championship golf courses, tropical gardens, café, fitness center and five tennis courts. AAA Four Diamond.

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Acapulco Wyndham Alliance Resort This resort, located along a half-mile of breathtaking Diamond Beach, offers spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and lush tropical gardens. The Grand Mayan features an interior lake and an aqua park with waterfalls and slides. Guests enjoy the spectacular 18-hole golf course and the Clerc-Mayan Tennis Academy. The Brio health spa and fitness center provides an enticing menu of spa treatments. See ad on page 93.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Grand Hotel Acapulco & Convention Center Enjoy this high-rise hotel located directly on Acapulco Bay, 10 minutes from downtown with 640 rooms, three restaurants and one kosher restaurant (seasonal), three lounges and bars, two swim-ming pools and three tennis courts nearby. The Regency Club features a cold buffet breakfast, afternoon cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and concierge service. A Sabbath elevator, synagogue and Mikveh Tevila services are also available on site.

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FUN FACT: Acapulco basks in 360 days of sunshine per year. Its average daytime temperature is 80° Farenheit.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Fiesta Americana Villas Acapulco Built on a rocky bluff above world-famous Condesa Beach, the Fiesta Americana Villas Acapulco has one of the most spectacular views of the city. This 18-story high-rise hotel features 324 well-appointed guestrooms and suites with views of the famed Golden Coast, as well as three swimming pools, a health club, three restaurants, the Fiesta Kids program and a golf course nearby.
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Las Brisas Acapulco A dream village of elegant pink and white casitas nestled high on a hillside overlooking breathtaking and glimmering Acapulco Bay. Dine under the stars with a spectacular view, matched only by the exquisite cuisine in our restaurants. Las Brisas…the unrivaled romantic hideaway. Nearby find evening music, entertainment and golf. Fitness center on property.

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Hotel Elcano Acapulco Elcano’s beach is one of the best on the bay. All rooms offer ocean views. Full restaurant, bar and watersports are available as well as quiet palapas to spend a perfect day in the sun. The hotel’s swimming pool includes four built-in Jacuzzis, water mirror for sunbathing and separate children’s area.

✪ ✪ ✪ Fiesta Inn Acapulco Designed for executives and preferred by families, this property is located on Condesa Beach. Enjoy days of relaxation by the beautiful swimming pools, and enjoy refreshing drinks from the snack bar, or seafood specialties and international cuisine from the Cafe La Fiesta. Shopping centers, clubs, nightspots and all the fun are just a few steps away. See ad on page 95.

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PLAYA MUJERES/CANCUN/ CANCUN SOUTH/ISLA MUJERES

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ith its superb location on the tip of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, Cancun has captured the hearts of travelers worldwide. This destination provides an incredible range of accommodations suited to every taste and style, and is capped off with world-class restaurants, nightclubs and shopping. Mexico’s most popular sun destination boasts an enormous array of activities. Golf, snorkeling, scuba diving, wind surfing, water skiing, sailing, deep sea fishing and jungle tours are just a few of your options. Culture buffs can take in the wonders of Mayan history with an exploration of the nearby ruins, including legendary Chichen-Itza which has been designated as one of the “new” Seven Wonders of the World. Isla Mujeres, a charming island just northeast of Cancun, is just a quick boat ride away. Take a day trip to explore the village, visit the beach or snorkel. Better yet, stay overnight and really enjoy the tranquil pace of life on the island. Playa Mujeres is just three miles from Cancun, yet a world away. Luxury is everywhere you

turn in this small, gated resort area with a private marina, horse stables, oceanfront golf courses and high-end shopping. And with nearby Isla Mujeres as a natural barrier island, the ocean along Playa Mujeres is calm and cool. Travelers looking for romantic seclusion and a pure tranquility often head to Cancun South, a stunning 70-mile stretch of white beaches and clear waters. There, you can hike or horseback ride through the lush jungle, dive into the famous coral reefs of Cozumel just a quick ferry ride away, or visit beautiful Playa del Carmen – the area’s premier resort area situated close to a major ecological reserve.

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FUN FACT: Cancun has 12 malls, 350 restaurants and nightclubs and over 24,000 hotel rooms. There are more than enough options to satisfy every interest, preference and budget.

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Make the most of your vacation, and book your tours before your trip. Everything will be prearranged and all you have to do is enjoy!
Chichen-Itza Tour: The majestic city of Chichen Itza awaits you; capitol of the ancient Maya. Visit the Castle, and see the stairs of which end in two large serpents heads. Tour the Temple of the Warriors, the Ceremonial Ball courts, the Observatory, and the Sacred Well (Cenote Sagrado) were archaeologists have found ceramic offerings, and objects made of precious stones and metals. Tulum & Xel-Ha Tour: Visit the beachside Mayan ruins of Tulum and its Temple of the Frescoes, The Castle, the Temple of the Descending God, Casa del Halach Uinic, the House of the Columns and Temple of the Wind. Also explore Xel-Ha, a protected habitat for regional marine life. Xcaret Tour: Enjoy the Caribbean Sea swimming on the beach, lagoons, ponds, canals and sacrificial wells. Snorkel among colorful fish and explore archeological sites. Visit the Botanical Garden and the Nursery, Butterfly Pavilion, Tropical Aquarium as well as the wild bird hatchery and the Maya town. Isla Mujeres Tour: This charming Island has been blessed by nature and perfect beauty. There are remnants of Mayan civilization and structures build by pirates. Shop for handmade crafts, Bike and snorkel. Jungle Tour: Enjoy this exciting, tour across the Nichupté lagoon & the mangrove forest. Drive your own two-people speed boat and head for the open ocean to Punta Nizuc, section of one of the longest coral reefs in the world, stop for some swimming, snorkeling and sunbathing. Dolphin Swim Program: Guests will enjoy the thrill of gently rubbing the dolphins’ skin as they swim next to these creatures. Experience “free time” to interact more spontaneously with the dolphins allowing everyone a very personal contact.
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REMEMBER: Viva Mexico is a month-long festival of events that take place in Cancun each September to commemorate Mexico’s independence. Most of the activities have a patriotic flavor, and include folk dancing demonstrations, concerts, craft exhibitions and lots of food.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Aqua Cancun Aqua Cancun breaks out from the traditional hotel concept and focuses on the lifestyle segment. Aqua Cancun’s guests are sophisticated and hip, and the ambiance is subdued and stylish. Guests enter through an elevated portico, affording a commanding view of the hotel grounds, and are greeted with a chilled hand towel and a refreshing drink.

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Grand Coral Beach Cancun Rising majestically in the heart of Cancun, the hotel features the class of a fine European hotel combined with the gracious service of Mexico, 602 suites with subdued décor, nightly turndown service, a fullservice spa and beauty parlor, an enormous meandering swimming pool, and a sheltered beach with white sand beach and crystal-clear waters. AAA Five Diamond. See ad on page 95.

Gran Meliá Cancun With architecture reminiscent of the majesty and beauty of the Mayan Empire, Gran Meliá Cancun's five aweinspiring pyramids reflect the grandeur and elegance that await inside one of the premier beachfront Cancun resorts. Its unique location, nestled between the coastlines of two expansive bodies of water, offers magnificent views of the Caribbean Sea and of Nichupte Lagoon. This resort boasts 678 completely renovated rooms, five restaurants, four bars, four lounges and an abundance of watersports and daytime activities. Enjoy a state-of-the-art health club and spa, executive 9-hole golf course and the new Royal Service concierge club with unique privileges that promise a memorable vacation. This property is 15 minutes from the international airport, 20 minutes from Cancun’s downtown and just five minutes away from shopping centers, restaurants and the entertainment venues of Cancun. AAA Four Diamond.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa The most distinctive feature, a three-story 35,000 sq. foot spa, resurrects the secrets of the ancient Mayans to rejuvenate your body and soul. Offering 448 oceanview rooms, beautiful beach, giant free-form pool, adult pool, and a lagoon dive pool with artificial reef, this full-service resort combines understated elegance and opulent accommodations. AAA Five Diamond.

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Le Blanc Spa Resort This adults-only resort offers an experience like no other – transforming “all-inclusive” to “all-incredible,” with sophisticated style, lavish personal attention, and uncompromising attention to detail. Each of the 260 rooms offers a balcony with spectacular views of the Nichupté Lagoon or Caribbean Sea, a double Jacuzzi, LCD TV with satellite and fully stocked liquor dispenser. Guests can enjoy four upscale restaurants, three outdoor pools including two infinity pools, fully equipped fitness center and scheduled exercise classes. The incredible Spa at Le Blanc was designed to be a sanctuary of tranquility and peace, secluding you in an exquisitely luxurious environment of total well-being. Wedding services available. See ad on page 2.

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Le Méridien Cancun Resort & Spa Bordered by the Caribbean Sea and Laguna Nichupte, Le Meridien Cancun is a bit of Provence in the Yucatan. This beachfront resort offers breathtaking views, a 15,000 square foot fitness facility, a fully equipped gymnasium, Spa del Mar, three pools and two artificial grass tennis courts. AAA Four Diamond.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun Considered one of the most elegant resorts in the world, the RitzCarlton, Cancun, reflects Mexico’s rich architectural heritage in an atmosphere of magnificent sophistication. Minutes from many lively and leisurely attractions, the resort features 365 guestrooms overlooking the sea, a 1,200-foot beach, sculpted outdoor swimming pools, a full-service spa, an impressive culinary center and acclaimed restaurants.

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Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun Fresh from a $10 million renovation, glowing with warm yellow and peach hues, the hotel’s facade is reminiscent of a Mexican village, with terraces, colonial architectural accents and bubbling fountains. The bi-level sundeck has three Jacuzzis and a swimming pool, which cascades from level to level as it leads from the hotel lobby to the beach. AAA Four Diamond. See ad on page 95.

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Cancun Palace This all-inclusive resort features deluxe facilities and guestrooms that speak of a sophisticated look and modern design. Located in the heart of Cancun’s hotel zone, Cancun Palace offers 601 luxurious rooms, all with a double Jacuzzi, balcony, first class amenities and 24 hour room service. The amphitheater is the perfect stage for evening entertainment and shows and the spa features exceptional services. The main pool refreshes guests of all ages. Five fine restaurants, two of them overlooking the beach, six bars including two swim up bars, two lit tennis courts an all equipped fitness center and shops are also part of this great resort. The kids’ Club welcomes children of ages 4-12 to engage in all kind of activities offered or to enjoy the small pool with slides. Unlimited select tours are available. See ad on pages 8-9.

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Hyatt Cancun Caribe Resort This charming luxury resort is ideally located, facing 500 meters of beautiful white sand beach with spectacular views of the turquoise waters of the Mexican Caribbean. It’s within walking distance of the heart of the hotel zone and entertainment areas, golf courses and main shopping malls, and only 13 miles from Cancun’s International Airport. AAA Four Diamond.

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Marriott CasaMagna Cancun This awardwinning resort offers world-class service and exceptional value. It stands oceanfront and features 452 spacious guestrooms with private balcony, five restaurants and two bars, pool bar and children’s activities. Golf and watersports nearby.

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THE ROYAL Cancun This adults-only property dazzles guests with a 48-hour advance online check-in system, 285 Junior, Corner Oceanfront, Swim-up Master, and Presidential Suites. Other hotel amenities include seven restaurants, seven bars, 24-hour room service, 24-hour VIP lounge and the ecoholistic, Mayan inspired SPAzul. Room amenities include the Royal Bed®, an LCD TV, Bose stereo, pre-loaded iPod, double Jacuzzi and oceanview shower. See ad on page 90.

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Sun Palace Located at the southern end of the hotel zone, Sun Palace is the only couples-only resort in this area, featuring 252 guestrooms, all beautifully appointed with double Jacuzzis, LCD televisions, and unparalleled ocean views. Couples rejoice in the new spa and three infinity pools offer a refreshing option. Four specialty restaurants satisfy demanding palates with a variety of international cuisines. For active guests there is a fitness center, non-motorized watersports, and unforgettable off-site excursions for visiting interesting nearby Mayan sites. See ad on pages 8-9.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Dreams Cancun Resort & Spa This is an Unlimited-Luxury® resort with accommodations that offer balcony views of the ocean, beaches or dolphins. Each is luxuriously appointed with a marble floor, elegant furnishings, a sitting area, mini-bar and 24-hour room service. Kids will enjoy the Explorer’s Club and the dolphinarium, while adults will enjoy spa treatments and complimentary golf at two nearby courses. See ad on pages 10-11.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ GR Solaris Cancun Experience the upscale version of Solaris Resorts located a few steps away from Royal Solaris Cancun. Facing the white sandy beach with turquoise colors, GR Solaris Cancun offers 306 deluxe rooms, five restaurants, 10 different dinner cuisine styles each week, three bars, 24-hour room service, Very Important Kid Center, spa, and seven theme parties per week.

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Grand Oasis Playa This beachfront resort is located on one of the best beaches in Cancun. With five restaurants featuring specialties from around the world, three pools, a tennis court, gym and full service spa, this resort is everything you need for a relaxing, sensual vacation just minutes from the party zone of Cancun. See ad on page 91.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Grand Oasis Viva Beach Singles, couples and families truly enjoy this brand new resort located in Cancun’s hotel zone. Each room is equipped with premium amenities like flat-panel TV’s, internet, night aromatherapy and a relaxation kit. Enjoy two restaurants, access to the five restaurants at Oasis Viva Beach, six bars, Elite Spa services, an infinity pool, a beachfront pool with a swim-up bar, a gym and nightly entertainment. See ad on page 91.

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Great Parnassus Resort & Spa This resort has a magical atmosphere combining fine design and architecture, with each of the rooms featuring spectacular ocean or lagoon views. Visitors enjoy a wide variety of dining options and cocktails at any of the 10 restaurants or 11 bars. Kids have an unforgettable time at the waterpark and speciallydesigned areas. See ad on page 100.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Hyatt Regency Cancun This is a cool haven of relaxation to stimulate the senses and lift the spirit. The Hyatt Regency Cancun, with its privileged location along the ocean, is just steps away from shopping malls, restaurants, bars and nightlife. It’s an ultimate cosmo-chic resort with a profound sense of style, energy and a local Mexican touch.

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Omni Cancun Hotel & Villas Located on a wide palm-lined beachfront, the Omni’s 307 Rooms, 14 Suites and 20 luxury villas surround lush tropical gardens, cascading pools and bubbling Jacuzzis. Enjoy entertaining restaurants, unique bars, a full service Cybex gym and spa among contemporary Mexican decor – all with friendly hospitality and renowned service.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Presidente InterContinental Cancun Resort Situated on a choice stretch of beach, this resort offers four dining options and four bars, including the Alfredo Di Roma Italian eatery and the oceanfront Deck Bar. Its 299 guestrooms, offer spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea or the shimmering Nichupte Lagoon. Shopping, restaurants, golf and the best nightlife are all nearby. AAA Four Diamond. See ad on page 99.

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Riu Palace Las Americas This resort encompasses 372 deluxe junior suites with hotel amenities such as 24-hour all-inclusive snacks, beverages and room service – plus unique room amenities such as fully stocked mini-bars, liquor dispensers and suites with Jacuzzis on the terrace. The wide assortment of restaurants, bars, and entertainment is enhanced by the exchange privilege program with the resort’s sister properties. AAA Four Diamond. See ad on page 89.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Sens Cancun This brand new resort provides active rest in a minimalist environment for singles, couples, and families. All 58 rooms are set with the comfortable colors of nature, equipped with premium amenities like flat panel TV’s, internet access, night aromatherapy and a relaxation kit. The hotel offers two restaurants, four bars, a spa, pool with children’s area and beach club access at the Oasis Palm Beach Resort. See ad on page 91.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ The Bel AIR Collection This resort is a place that invites you to meditation and serenity. Located 15 minutes away from the commercial zone, restaurants and the exciting nightlife, it’s the perfect hideaway for those who desire a unique romantic holiday experience with a new tendency in the “hip” and minimalist concept. Guests 12 years of age & up.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ The Westin Resort & Spa Cancun This hotel rests peacefully at a quiet end of Cancun’s Hotel Zone. Drink in the serenity of private beaches with breathtaking views of the Caribbean and Nichupte Lagoon, plus easy access to Cancun’s excitement. Each of the 379 bright and airy guestrooms features inviting contemporary decor and the signature Heavenly Bed®. Enjoy the Heavenly Spa by Westin®, Westin Workout and Westin Kids Club.

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Golden Parnassus Resort & Spa This recently renovated beachfront adults-only resort overlooks the Caribbean Sea and offers 214 delightfully decorated rooms along with a terrific choice of restaurants, beautiful swimming pool, spa and indoor mini golf. Guests enjoy the facilities and amenities of the Great Parnassus Resort & Spa just a short ride away.

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Gran Caribe Real, Cancun This lively all-inclusive resort embraces a quarter mile of beautiful beachfront in the center of Cancun's famed hotel zone. All ages delight in an array of exciting activities, restaurants, bars, theme parties and live entertainment. A Royal Club floor offers exclusive amenities for adults. Gran Caribe Real features new Master Suites, allowing up to three kids under 12 years old with parents and teenagers. See ad on page 90.

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NH Krystal Cancun With an excellent location, enjoy the NH Krystal Cancun and the brand new NH Krystal Club Tower. The hotel offers an oceanfront Jacuzzi, infinity pool and great dining options. Wedding packages are available, as is an all-inclusive plan with dine out program. This resort is ideally situated within walking distance of malls, restaurants and nightlife, and is close to golf courses.

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Oasis Palm Beach This is a family resort featuring a kids club with pool, internet and disco. The hotel features 470 rooms with accommodations for five, and kids 12 & under are free in rooms with two adults. There is also a spa, seven restaurants and six bars, plus a beach and calm waters are a playground for kids and adults. See ad on page 91.

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Riu Cancun The contemporary beachfront Riu Cancun is set in the heart of Cancun’s hotel zone. Its 569 tastefullydecorated guestrooms boast unparalleled views of the Caribbean, and are complete with unique amenities such as mini-bars and liquor dispensers. This hotel also features 24-hour all-inclusive snacks, four restaurants, five bars, a lit tennis court, fitness center, spa, children’s pool, mini-club and playground.

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Riu Caribe The Riu Caribe, with its Mayan-style architecture overlooking the Caribbean, is perfect for a fantastic holiday. It features 506 oceanview guestrooms with unique Riu amenities like mini-bars and liquor dispensers. There’s a wide array of restaurants, bars and facilities to enjoy, including 24-hour all-inclusive snacks and beverages, as well as a large swimming pool and spectacular beach. See ad on page 89.

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Royal Solaris This totally renovated beachfront resort offers 500 rooms, 24 hour food service and unlimited drinks in 8 restaurants and 6 bars including à la carte service. Enjoy 4 pools with swim up bar, new mini water park, non-motorized water sports, 7 theme parties a week, mini club with children’s activities, lighted tennis court and the best personalized service from Solaris staff.

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Temptation Resort & Spa Couples and singles experience carefree days and irresistible nights in this tempting resort! The adults-only atmosphere allows guests to throw caution to the wind and experience life like never before! The celebration begins the moment guests drop their bags, wallets and inhibitions at the door and jump right in. See ad on page 97.

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Ambiance Villas at Kin-Ha This all-suite bed and breakfast is a tranquil spot among low-rise buildings surrounded by lush gardens. Beautifully spacious one, two and three-bedroom suites in an airy, tropical decor with fully equipped kitchens provide the perfect retreat for a relaxing vacation. For more energetic folk, top restaurants, bars and exclusive entertainment are a short walk away.

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Barceló Costa Cancun Situated in the heart of the hotel zone, this resort is close to shopping, restaurants, and nightlife. Popular for a romantic getaway as well as families this resort features 357 guestrooms and an adults only tower. Enjoy daily activities, nightly live entertainment, elegant spa, five restaurants and three bars. See ad on page 88.

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Barceló Tucancun Beach This newly remodeled resort is perfectly located for those looking to experience the best Cancun has to offer. Situated on a beautiful beachfront, this all-inclusive resort offers a complete and continuous entertainment program for all ages. It is the ideal place to enjoy an endless amount of watersports, relaxing walks and interesting Cancun shopping, plus a brand-new spa! See ad on page 88.

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Blue Bay Club Cancun This beachfront resort is ideal for families, singles and couples. Guests experience the warmth of true Mexican hospitality from the moment they enter the grand lobby. A host of unlimited options allow guests to unwind and delight in their Cancun vacation in the sun. Located 10 minutes from downtown, Blue Bay lives up to its reputation for providing more then expected.

✪ ✪ ✪ Crown Paradise Club Cancun This beachfront property is a unique resort that caters to families and adults. All rooms have spectacular ocean views and balconies. Enjoy seven restaurants (six a la carte), eight bars, three unique areas for children, a waterpark for the kids with a pirate ship and eight water slides, excellent a la carte and buffet dining, adult-only areas, mini-golf, disco and nightly entertainment.

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✪ ✪ ✪ Flamingo Cancun Resort The Flamingo is located directly along the Caribbean, across the street from shopping and just a few minutes from restaurants and exciting nightlife. Its 260 rooms are brightly decorated and offer ocean or lagoon views. Hotel amenities include a kids club, fitness center, seaside swimming pool and two international restaurants.

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Oasis Cancun A beachfront resort on 32-acres of lush gardens and a 1/2 mile stretch of soft, white, sandy beach, this resort offers a rich variety of recreational facilities such as a 1/4 mile winding pool, nine-hole golf course, lighted tennis courts & gym. Select from twelve restaurants, ranging from Mexican specialty to five-star gourmet, and ten bars including three swim-up bars and nightclub. See ad on page 91.

✪ ✪ ✪ Oasis Viva Beach This modern 296 room hotel features all oceanfront guest rooms. Located in Cancun’s hotel zone, just steps away from shopping malls, dining, entertainment and vibrant nightlife. Here you’ll find six restaurants and five bars, a swimming pool, fully-equipped fitness center and two lighted tennis courts and a state-of-the-art spa. See ad on page 91.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ El Dorado Royale Resort & Spa by Karisma Mexico’s premier beachfront resort for couples, honeymooners and weddings, El Dorado Royale is luxuriously romantic, stretching along a secluded beach, offering indulgences from gourmet-inclusive cuisine, hot tubs and hammocks in every suite, to a full service spa. AAA Four Diamond. See ad on page 92.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Excellence Riviera Cancun The all-suite, all-adult resort is set along Mexico’s renowned Riviera, 15 minutes away from Cancun’s airport, on an immaculate white sand beach. Six meandering pools, eight restaurants to choose from, ten bars, an expansive swim-up bar, a full-scale fitness and cardio-conditioning center and an unparalleled range of activities on land and sea. See ad on page 98.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Paradisus Riviera Cancun Resort This resort recreates a Mayan village ambiance with narrow paths and private, three-story oceanfront bungalows. It stretches along a tropical mangrove preserve on a 5,000-foot Mexican Caribbean beach, protected by a coral reef which is part of the second-largest formation in the world. Royal Service and Family Concierge service, plus romance packages, are available. AAA Four Diamond. See ad on page 6.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Zo¨try Paraiso De e La Bonita This is an exceptional resort limited to 90 oceanfront suites and set on 14 acres, including a 500-yard private beach. It offers a vacation experience focused on wellness, serenity, romance and environmental responsibility, where guests receive Endless PrivilegesTM. Indulge in the 23,000-square-foot Thalassotherapy Center and Spa, offering countless marine-based treatments for mind, body and soul.

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Ceiba Del Mar Beach & Spa Resort Ideally situated on 1/2-mile of secluded beach and bathed by the Caribbean Sea, this hotel was featured in Architectural Digest and has been the recipient of many awards for outstanding service. An intimate, luxurious and elegant resort, you will be delighted by warm and gracious service, lovely accommodations and gourmet-cuisine. Children welcome.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ H Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort This spectacular resort offers 2,103 luxurious rooms with double Jacuzzis, marble bathrooms and private balconies, many with cozy hammocks. Some offer views of the Caribbean Sea while lavish, two-bedroom Presidential or Junior Golf Suites overlook the resort’s Jack Nicklaus Signature course. It features two large lagoon-style pools with Jacuzzis, swim-up bars and children’s areas, a fully equipped marina with watersports, six tennis courts, two basketball and volleyball courts, mini-golf, kid’s club, billiards, bicycles, 12 restaurants and nine bars. Unlimited select tours are included and wedding services are available. The state-of-the art spa offers 30 spa rooms, including a Golden Couple Suite, and over 50 treatments. See ad on pages 8-9.

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UNLIMITED-LUXURY®/ADULTS ONLY Secrets Capri Riviera Maya Cancun Secrets Capri is the first Preferred Club, UnlimitedLuxury® Resort offering enhanced service and amenities. Guests are treated to extra attention from private concierges, and receive invitations to exclusive events. A brand-new Secrets Spa by Pevonia, complimentary golf, 24-hour room service, personalized turn down service and more round out the experience. See ad on pages 10-11.

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Azul Beach Hotel, by Karisma This is a premier hotel located in Bahia Petempich near Playa del Carmen. The intimate atmosphere affords proximity so that every room is just steps away from the beach, pool and restaurants. Families and couples staying at Azul Beach savor the complete vacation experience that is Gourmet Inclusive. It features Beach Butlers, watersports, a spa, kids club and concierge.

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Hotel Marina El Cid Spa & Beach Resort Pamper yourself at this new hotel that combines colonial and modern architectural styles, where you will find yourself surrounded by beautifully designed rooms and suites and located right on the ocean. Lounge by the magnificent free form pool that features waterfalls, children’s area with slides, swim-up bar, in-water lounge chairs and sun deck.

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Desire Resort & Spa Imagine a place of freedom, where fantasies take form, a place to abandon inhibitions and truly be you. Imagine sharing that place with likeminded couples seeking a sensuous clothing-optional venue or an adventurous lifestyle experience. A unique couple-only adult resort, located on Cancun’s sexy Riviera Maya, unleashes your senses unlike any other place.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Ixchel Beach Hotel by Karisma Ixchel is an intimate all suite hotel situated on a beautiful white sand beach of Isla Mujeres. Its modern architecture, breathtaking views, and an overall relaxed atmosphere make Ixchel Hotel ideal for guests who are seeking an upscale, beachfront vacation.

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Isla Mujeres Palace Small and luxurious, this all-inclusive resort features 62 Superior Deluxe accommodations all with a double Jacuzzi, balcony and 24-hour room service. Located on the beautiful and charming island of Isla Mujeres, on a powdery-white sand beach, this resort is sure to guarantee a private and relaxed stay. Guests can lounge around the free form pool or on the tranquil beach. A variety of international favorites offer a la Carte breakfast and dinner. And don’t miss the ample lunch buffet in our open air restaurant by the sand where you can enjoy the Caribbean breeze. Our activities staff will keep you entertained with pool and beach activities throughout the day, or if you prefer a more personal form of relaxation, rejuvenate yourself in one of our 4 massage rooms. See ad on page 8-9.

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Unik Island Resort & Spa (Opening 2009) Magnicently secluded resort with 84 luxurious oceanfront Master Suites and four venues that provide outstanding gourmet dining, extensive wine lists and spectacular views. The breathtaking spa features spacious massage, facial, and body treatment rooms, cleverly designed and decorated personal havens for renewal and relaxation. See ad on page 102.

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DON’T MISS: Xcaret is a popular 250-acre tourist area in the village of Playa del Carmen. It includes an aviary, a dolphinarium, a turtle sanctuary, a beach and a Mayan village with ruins. With so much to see, visitors often spend an entire day there.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Azul Sensatori by Karisma Situated along more than 1,000 feet of white sand beach, this Gourmet Inclusive hotel offers guests a complete vacation experience. Lounge in a canopy bed or private hydro-jet Jacuzzi inside your spacious suite. Guests can partake in multiple beach activities by day, exciting entertainment at night and golf outings, spa treatments and daily activity programs.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Banyan Tree Mayakoba Located on the shore of the Yucatan Peninsula, this resort village sits along Mexico’s Riviera Maya. Mayakoba, which translates as “Village on Water” in ancient Mayan, is the Venice of the Caribbean coast. A harmonious blend of nature and luxury, it promises to inspire and enrapture, forever redefining the meaning of resort living.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Capella Bahia Maroma Ideally situated along on almost a mile of pristine beachfront, Capella Bahia Maroma is set opposite the world’s second largest coral reef and the renowned diving and snorkeling of Cozumel. It features 83 suites, located in villas along the beach. Capella Bahia Maroma offers a private, world-class golf course, the Auriga Spa, a superb beach club with outdoor pools and whirlpools, plus gourmet restaurants. See ad on pages 104.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ El Dorado Maroma, by Karisma El Dorado Maroma, a Beachfront Resort, by Karisma is situated on the breathtaking white sands of Maroma beach. It’s ideal for guests seeking active relaxation in a luxurious environment with gourmet cuisine, infinity swim-up oceanfront suites and impeccable service. This property was built using traditional materials, with the philosophy of embracing the bounty of the nature and the local environment. See ad on page 92.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Fairmont Mayakoba This exclusive hideaway is located on a secluded stretch of pristine white sandy beach north of Playa del Carmen. 401 elegant rooms and villas with balcony or terrace are scattered throughout 45 acres of lush vegetation and along the beach, including a protected tropical mangrove forest, lagoons, jungle, mangroves and sea.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort Exquisite suite accommodations embody luxury living with amenities like concierge service, plunge pools, I-Pod stations, wireless internet and 24-hour room service. Each of the gourmet restaurants combines artful presentation, a tranquil atmosphere and fusion of flavor to create an exceptional dining experience. The 18,000-square-foot, world-class spa has 40 elegant treatment rooms. See ad on page 106.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Iberostar Grand Hotel Paraiso This brand new adults-only hotel, with a breathtaking design, is Iberostar’s flagship all inclusive luxury hotel in the Riviera Maya. It offers a main restaurant, four a la carte restaurants (three with sea views), a beach restaurant, bars, shops, internet room and beauty salon. Guests are entitled to use all the facilities of the neighboring hotels in the Iberostar Playa Paraiso Resort. See ad on page 111.

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UNLIMITED-LUXURY®/ADULTS ONLY Secrets Silversands A modern marvel in contemporary design, this resort brings sophistication and distinction to the Riviera Maya. This all suite resort presents Unlimited-Luxury® in an innovative way featuring suspended beds, chic modern fabrics, alluring decor and captivating lighting. Gourmet a la carte restaurants, eight posh bars and the lavish Secrets Spa by Pevonia are just some of the indulgent amenities. See ad on pages 10-11.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Maroma Resort & Spa This 65-room hideaway built-by-hand in the tradition of the Mexican haciendas offers personal service and warm hospitality. Enjoy its unspoiled beach and lush jungle. Maroma’s Kinan Spa (Mayan for the “source of life”) offers a full range of Mayan influenced services in unique environments ranging from treatment rooms with private gardens to a rooftop massage tower with 360 degree views.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Rosewood Mayakoba Rosewood Mayakoba’s 128 ultra-luxury suites overlook either the resort’s tranquil lagoons or the white-sand beach with spectacular views of the Caribbean. Accommodations feature oversized bathtubs, private bath gardens with outdoor showers, rooftop sundecks or patios with a plunge pool. The resort offers a sophisticated range of dining options, and Sense, A Rosewood Spa is ensconced on its own island.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun This Unlimited-Luxury® haven features a white sand beach, rooms with ocean views and mini-bars, plus several suites with personal swimout access to 12 smaller pools and an infinity pool. The fitness center and the spa offer endless ways to take care of your body. There are eight bars and seven restaurants, and guests can enjoy complimentary golf at two nearby courses. See ad on pages 10-11.

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Valentin Imperial Maya Resort and Spa This is an Adults-Only resort with a half-mile white sand beach, resembling a Mexican hacienda with a colonial decor. Each suite has spectacular views of the Caribbean, lagoon or pool. Start your day with a breakfast and lunch in the beachfront restaurant. Relax and enjoy a drink at the pool bars, and a swim in the meandering pool.

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Barceló Maya Palace This all-suite resort has stunning facilities – including oceanview restaurants with varied cuisines from around the world. The world class spa, with 24 treatment rooms and several temazcals, invites guests to be pampered. Guests are invited to enjoy the facilities at the hotel’s sister properties which includes access to 20 restaurants, 10 bars and a children’s water park. See ad on page 88.

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Aventura Spa Palace This adults-only resort set in the beautiful Riviera Maya is surrounded by lush tropical gardens facing the Caribbean Sea. Styled as a Mexican hacienda, it offers deluxe accommodations, each with a double Jacuzzi and a balcony with hammock, and many with ocean views. Indulge in the fine cuisine of seven restaurants, or enjoy your favorite cocktail at any of the nine bars. Take a dip in one of the outdoor freestyle pools, unwind in the indoor liquid sound pool or have a workout at the cross-current pool or fitness center. The state-of-the-art spa has everything needed for a perfect day of pampering, including the Golden Couple Suites. Unlimited select tours are included and wedding services are available. See ad on pages 8-9.

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Catalonia Royal Tulum This adults-only property is surrounded by exotic mangrove trees and cenotes, and sits on a gorgeous beach. You can unwind and relax in the modern Algeria Spa, sip a tropical drink in an oceanfront Jacuzzi or enjoy a fantastic meal at one of seven restaurants. When your busy day ends, you and your mate will nestle into a beautifully appointed room each night (room upgrades are available). See ad on page 86.

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Dreams Puerto Aventuras Resort & Spa This Unlimited-Luxury® resort features spacious rooms and suites with balconies or terraces, with brilliant views of the marina, pools or gardens. It offers exquisite accommodations, gourmet dining and premium beverages, swim-up bars and lounges, a world-class spa and Explorer’s Club for kids. Near the marina you’ll find a picturesque market, shops, golf and playful dolphins. See ad on pages 10-11.

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El Dorado Seaside Suites by Karisma Named one of the top ten most romantic hotels in the world by Forbes. El Dorado Seaside Suites offers elegance for the carefree and relaxed. Spread along a white sand beach, this allsuite, adults-only resort blends luxurious services, amenities and creative gourmet-inclusive cuisine with a cool boutique hotel atmosphere, perfect for laid back rest and relaxation. See ad on page 92.

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The Grand Mayan Riviera Maya Wyndham Alliance Resort Located on the Caribbean beachfront, just 45 minutes from Cancun. Sunbathe on the white sand beaches, swim in the sparkling water or try kayaking, snorkeling, fishing and scuba diving. The resort also has over 1,000 feet of interconnected pools, and an 18-hole golf course. The kids club provides supervised entertainment for kids five years and older. See ad on page 93.

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NH Riviera Cancun Luxury Resort On a fantastic beach, this is a landmark resort – very close to the city’s shopping and financial commercial district, and the crafts market. Built in traditional hacienda style, the property looks like a typical Mexican town. As you wander down the cobblestone paths, you can pause to listen to the bubbling fountains or just sit and contemplate the beautiful tropical gardens. See ad on page 107.

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Occidental Grand Xcaret This magical resort is five minutes from Playa del Carmen and adjacent to the eco-archaeological Xcaret Park (free admission for one day). With its Mediterranean-style architecture and perfect location, this is a vacation paradise. The flowing rivers are a dreamlike setting for a wedding, honeymoon, or simply a relaxing vacation. Royal Club is available for those who desire extra pampering. See ad on page 87.

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The Royal Club at Occidental Grand Xcaret Its elegant rooms and suites are tucked in an boutique-style setting. Enjoy private reception and check-in areas, in-room dining, a pool and whirlpool, preferred seating at all a la carte restaurants, spa services and in-room wireless internet. See ad on page 87.

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Playacar Palace This intimate and luxurious beachfront resort offers 205 deluxe accommodations, all with a Jacuzzi, 24-hour room service and spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea. Outside, a sparkling refreshing pool with swim-up bar overlooking a pristine beach awaits you. Enjoy excellent restaurants and bars, golf and spa services at the nearby Playacar Spa & Golf Club and unlimited tours. Wedding services available. See ad on pages 8-9.

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All Junior Suite Beach Front property. Stay at a cozy resort in Puerto Morelos, just 20 minutes away from Cancun Airport. Every accommodation is an elegant and spacious Junior Suite featuring sophisticated décor, fill with luxury amenities with a private terrace overlooking the azure ocean, lush tropical gardens or lovely pools. Rooms can accommodate up to 2 adults and 3 children making this resort the perfect place for couples and families. Unlimited a la carte dining, free wifi, free room service, Daisy Club for Kids. Visit our renowned Mike’s Coffee Shop or our Margarita Lounge while staying with us. See ad on page 107.

Riu Palace Riviera Maya This spectacular hotel boasts 400 elegant junior suites with hydromassage bathtubs and all of RIU's distinctive amenities, such as minibars and liquor dispensers. Enjoy the exquisite selection of a la carte restaurants and bars, along with room service, 24-hour all-inclusive snacks and beverages and the exchange privileges program with all sister properties within the Riu Resort complex. See ad on page 89.

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THE ROYAL in Playa Del Carmen This all-suite beach resort is located in the heart of Playa del Carmen. Its 461 rooms include Junior, Beachfront Walkout, Swim-Up Beachfront, Master and Presidential Suites. Enjoy the ecoholistic Mayan SPAzul, seven restaurants, seven bars and two swimming pools. Exchange privileges available with all Real Resorts in Cancun and Playa del Carmen. See ad on page 90.

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Sandos Playacar Beach Resort Located on a glorious white sand beach, this resort offers 300 rooms and 160 Junior Suites, four restaurants and bars, four pools, health spa, day and night tennis courts, beach club, children’s pool and activities, nightly entertainment and watersports…just a sampling of the amenities this resort has to offer.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ H Xpu-Ha Palace Blanketed by the lush jungle of the Riviera Maya, Xpu-Ha Palace offers guests bungalow style accommodations in spectacular natural surroundings. It’s an eco-friendly oasis of peaceful seclusion designed in harmony with its backdrop. Clear estuary waters guarantee excellent diving and snorkeling conditions, and make for wonderful kayak excursions. When exploring this fascinating property on foot or by bicycle, you’ll discover untold gems like the panoramic trail with startling ocean views. All 144 rooms feature double Jacuzzis, mini-bars, large balconies and 24-hour room service. Enjoy two restaurants and a beach bar, a kids club, a large outdoor pool with three distinctive sections for kids, teens and adults and unlimited select tours. See ad on pages 8-9.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Catalonia Playa Maroma Welcome to the serene and exotic area once known as the gateway to the ancient Mayan civilization. Enjoy the well appointed room of your choice (upgrades available) and dine at any one of four restaurants offering everything from Mediter-ranean to Mexican cuisine. A children’s club, daily entertainment, gym and other outdoor activities are also offered, ensuring that there’s something for everyone. See ad on page 86.

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Catalonia Riviera Maya This resort offers a little something for everyone - five fabulous swimming pools, a children’s club, delectable dessert shop featuring ice cream and crepes and an extensive activities program. Puerto Aventuras itself has all the old world charm you expect of Mexico, along with a beautiful marina, dolphin pools, shopping and a 9-hole golf course. (room upgrades available). See ad on page 86.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Gran Bahia Principe Akumal Walking through this property, you can admire the wonderful tropical gardens and protected areas where ecology and architecture combine perfectly. Hotel amenities include large solariums with sun shades and loungers, two lake-type swimming pools with children’s section, three open-air Jacuzzis, a swim up bar, mini-club for children, salon-theater, tennis, watersports activity center, gym and spa. See ad on page 96.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Gran Bahia Principe Coba The Gran Bahia Principe Coba offers a unique opportunity to completely rejuvenate yourself mentally and physically. Enjoy its facilities - two free-form pools with a separate area for children and a huge open-air Jacuzzi, a large solarium with beach chairs and sun shades, towel services at the pool and beach, five tennis courts and gym. The fullservice watersports center offer nonmotorized and motorized watersports.

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Gran Bahia Principe Tulum Inspired by the Puuc Mayan architectural period, this hotel welcomes its guests with all of Mexican’s characteristic warmth. This property was purposely developed in order to make the best use of all the area’s resources, so for example, the beach is completely natural. Modern energy-saving and water-processing systems illustrate the hotel’s concern for the environment. See ad on page 96.

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Grand Oasis Riviera Maya Intimate beachfront resort located on the powder sand beach of Akumal Bay offers peaceful surf and a coral reef, four pools, secluded expansive beach area, two tennis courts, an all-purpose sports court and water sports and dive center. For your dining pleasure, the resort offers seven restaurants and eight bars. See ad on page 91.

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Grand Riviera Princess This all-inclusive resort offers a vast number of hotel amenities - including 12 swimming pools (four for children), two international buffets, seven a la carte restaurants, seven bars, an ice cream parlor, fitness center, spa complex, a teen’s club and more. Blending natural beauty with unforgettable landscapes and polished accommodations, the Grand Riviera Princess provides a welcomed oasis from everyday worries.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Hidden Beach Resort by Karisma Hidden Beach Resort features a unique beachfront swimming pool with a lazy river and huge beachfront hot tub. It’s a perfect intimate, upscale and secluded hideway for the naturist traveler. Created for the uninhibited vacationer, this nudist resort consists of 42 beachfront suites. This secluded adults-only property is perfect for couples and singles alike. Hidden Beach Resort offers spectacular views of the Caribbean.

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Iberostar Paraiso Beach This resort boasts a main restaurant with open kitchen, six specialty restaurants, two pool bars, cigar lounge, sports bar and nightclub. There is also a creativelydesigned pool area, with separate children’s pool and extensive sunbathing area. Accommodations include 388 tastefully decorated guest rooms and junior suites, each with one king size bed or two double beds. See ad on page 110.

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Iberostar Paraiso Maya This resort’s amenities range from 24-hour room service to seven restaurants, three swimming pools, an activities pool, adult’s pool and a lazy river to a wave pool. With an 18-hole golf course, spa, fitness center, disco, theater and complete supervised children's activities, there is fun for the whole family all day long. See ad on page 110.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Omni Puerto Aventuras Beach Resort Exclusive 30-room boutique hideaway recently renovated with a beautiful tranquil Caribbean beachfront and coral reef featuring rooms with Jacuzzi, balcony or patio, hammock and a “magic box” to receive your morning coffee in your private habitat. Two restaurants, three bars, gym and dive shop.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Riu Palace Mexico The Riu Palace Mexico’s 434 deluxe guestrooms feature unique amenities, and its exquisite selection of six restaurants and five bars is complemented by 24-hour all-inclusive room service. Other hotel amenities include two pools, a separate children’s swimming pool and playground, Jacuzzi, the Renova Spa, two lit tennis courts, a fitness center, complimentary wireless internet in the lobby and access to all facilities at Mexican Street. AAA Four Diamond.

✪ ✪ ✪ H Barceló Maya Beach On the Riviera Maya’s most beautiful stretch of beach. This resort offers two buffet restaurants, four à la carte restaurants, children’s facilities including a water park, activities for adults and children, three swimming pools and spa services onsite for a surcharge. Children enjoy supervised fun and games at the kids club. Stay at one, play at all Barcelós in Riviera Maya! See ad on page 88.

✪ ✪ ✪ H Gran Porto Real, Playa del Carmen This elegant beachfront resort, built in classic Mexican hacienda style, enjoys a great location between a gorgeous beach and Playa del Carmen’s famous Fifth Avenue. It offers a spa, eight restaurants, seven bars, Kid’s Club, two freeform pools and exchange privileges with the Gran Caribe. Gran Porto Real offers New Master Suites allowing up to three kids under 12 years old with parents and teenagers. See ad on page 90.

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Iberostar del Mar This hotel is designed to complement its natural surroundings. The resort boasts a main restaurant with open kitchen, six specialty restaurants, four bars, cigar lounge and nightclub. There is also a creatively-designed pool area with separate children’s pool. The variety of activities includes aerobics, exercise classes, archery, catamarans, windsurfing and a scuba clinic. Each room has a balcony or terrace, ceiling fan, satellite TV and mini-bar. See ad on page 110.

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Iberostar Paraiso Lindo This elegant hotel combines spectacular design elements with the beauty of its surroundings. Guests are offered seven specialty restaurants, as well as the opportunity to visit most of the bars and restaurants at the Iberostar Playa Paraiso Resort. Other facilities include five swimming pools, a Jacuzzi, spa, tennis courts and several large sun terraces. See ad on page 110.

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Iberostar Quetzal This resort blends harmoniously into the surrounding tropical gardens. It features a lounge bar, main restaurant and several specialty restaurants. The resort offers a large pool area with an activities pool, a lagoon, an adult pool with swim-up bar and separate children’s pool. Each room is equipped with a balcony or terrace, a private bath or shower, ceiling fan, satellite TV and mini-bar. See ad on page 110.

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Iberostar Tucan The Iberostar Tucan reflects in its decoration the past of the ancient Maya, blending harmoniously into the surrounding tropical gardens. It features a lounge bar, main restaurant and several specialty restaurants. The resort offers an activities pool, lagoon, adult pool with swim-up bar and separate children’s pool. Each room has a balcony or terrace, ceiling fan, satellite TV and mini-bar. See ad on page 110.

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Riu Playacar Riu Playacar is a beautiful 386-room resort in Playa del Carmen where fun, excitement and indulgence greet you at every turn – with fine cuisine, atmosphere and activities. Hotel amenities include 24-hour allinclusive snacks, three restaurants, three bars, two pools, two lit tennis courts, a children’s pool and playground. Guests have access to all facilities at Mexican Street, plus those at two additional sister Riu properties.

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Riu Yucatan This recently refurbished beachfront resort, adjacent to a golf course, offers 507 guestrooms that include mini-bars and liquor dispensers. Hotel amenities include 24-hour allinclusive snacks, four restaurants, five bars, three lit tennis courts, a spa, disco, children’s pool, mini-club and playground. Guests have access to all facilities at Mexican Street, and have access to the facilities at two additional sister Riu properties.

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Viva Wyndham Azteca Pure vacation paradise with 234 rooms situated within magnificent tropical scenery right on the Playacar beach. Enjoy the oceanfront pool, Jacuzzi, cocktail and snack bar, piano bar, disco bar and three restaurants. Guests can also enjoy the facilities at the Viva Wyndham Maya.

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Viva Wyndham Maya Located on the beautiful beach of Playacar, the resort is surrounded by lush tropical gardens with 400 rooms. It features an expansive oceanfront swimming pool, three restaurants, three bars, gym and a spa. At night, Viva Wyndham Maya goes into high gear with live musical productions performed by an international staff.

✪ ✪ ✪ Allegro Playacar A kaleidoscope of colors describes the setting at this 300-room resort that is a celebration of liveliness with pools, fitness, kid’s club, watersports and more. This vacationer’s dream is minutes away from a Robert Von Hagge-designed golf course. A variety of excursions are available, and for divers, the resort is a short 35-minute ferry ride to Cozumel. See ad on page 87.

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Vacation Enhancing Tours
Make the most of your vacation, and book your tours before your trip. Everything will be prearranged and all you have to do is enjoy!

Explore both the natural and cultural treasures. The island is home to an exotic Mayan ruin. Nature lovers can revel in Chankanaab National Park and the Punta Sur Ecological Reserve – shelters for marine turtles and rare birds among other fascinating animals.

Chichen-Itza Air Tour Xcaret Tour Tulum & Xel-Ha All-Inclusive Tour Deno 12 Swim and Snorkel Adventure with Dolphins
Consult your travel agent for more details on these and other tours.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Aura Cozumel Wyndham Grand Bay Aura’s 87 suites harmonize with the local surroundings. Each features a balcony with ocean view, high definition TV and wireless internet. Aura has two restaurants offering Italian-Mediterranean cuisine and fine cuts of meat and seafood. It also features three Jacuzzis, water mirror with adjacent relaxation pool, a lazy river leading into an interconnecting pool, spa and nearby golf.
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Cozumel Palace In the heart of Cozumel on the beautiful Caribbean Sea and the world-famous Palancar Reef, this resort lies within walking distance of the main plaza of San Miguel. All 175 junior suites are a pleasing blend of authentic Mexican design and contemporary flair. Each guestroom incorporates a soothing double Jacuzzi, marble bathroom, seating area, private balcony and fantastic ocean view. Guests enjoy attentive service by an uncommonly friendly staff, and 24-hour room service. Pamper yourself with soothing massages, soak up the sun at two swimming pools and enjoy exotic drinks at the lively poolside bar. Dining options include Asian, Italian, Mexican, buffet and à la carte. Scuba diving, snorkeling, and unlimited select tours will keep you busy during your stay. Wedding services available. See ad on pages 8-9.

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Presidente InterContinental Cozumel Resort & Spa This is a unique destination where style and tranquility come together with the perfect fusion of luxury and nature. It’s a spectacular getaway that attracts world travelers who seek first-rate accommodations, exceptional service, fine dining, outstanding watersports, a great spa experience and magnificent beach. See ad on page 99.

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Occidental Grand Cozumel A charming, hacienda style resort, with 251 rooms and suites, 5 restaurants, 4 bars and 3 pools. Located on the Playa San Francisco, it rests on one of Cozumel’s most desirable beaches. Minutes from the second largest reef system in the world, it is the destination of preference for the true diving aficionado. See ad on page 87.

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at Occidental Grand Cozumel Located minutes from the secondlargest reef system in the world, this resort offers extraordinary snorkeling and diving. Royal Club guests enjoy private reception and check-in areas, concierge services, in-room dining, preferred seating at all a la carte restaurants, a pool with whirlpool and complimentary high-speed internet kiosks. See ad on page 87.

Sabor at Wyndham Cozumel Resort & Spa This hotel within a hotel boasts 72 oversized units. All low-level room terraces allow direct access to spectacular interconnecting swimming pools via fun slides that interlace the buildings and the pool. A unique resort complex designed for guests aged 18 years and over, Sabor is a chic and modern hotel offering a child-free environment where guests can relax in a European style.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Wyndham Cozumel Resort & Spa Surrounded by the white sand and turquoise waters of the Mexican Caribbean, Wyndham Cozumel Resort & Spa is a place where hospitality, service and comfort meet in an all inclusive experience. Wyndham Cozumel Resort & Spa is a beachfront resort located 15 minutes away from downtown on the south part of the Island, minutes away from major reefs.

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REMEMBER: Fishing aficionados from all over flock to Cozumel for the annual Billfish Tournament, seeking to land white marlin, bluefin tuna, sailfish, mackerel or grouper. If you’re looking to drop a line, here are plenty of charter boats available year round in the Cozumel marina.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Meliá Cozumel The Meliá Cozumel is truly one of the most impressive all-inclusive hideaways in all of Mexico. It’s the perfect place to enjoy the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean. The resort is located just three miles from San Miguel, Cozumel's main shopping area. Renowned for its warm hospitality and its Jack Nicklaus 18-hole golf course, the hotel houses 147 rooms, Junior Suites and Paradise Suites with ocean and garden views. A tempting array of dining options is available, as well as daily and nightly entertainment and Flintstones Land™ for children ages 4-12 years. Meliá Cozumel offers a casual, comfortable and inviting resort experience that is certain to satisfy. Upgrade to personalized service in the M Experience Floor. See ad on page 7.

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Allegro Cozumel Situated on the southwest part of the island with Palancar Reef only five minutes away by boat on the magnificent San Francisco Beach, the onsite dive shop makes snorkeling and diving easy. The hotel has 294 rooms, four of which are equipped for handicapped access. Wedding and honeymoon programs available. See ad on page 87.

✪ ✪ ✪ H El Cozumeleño Beach Resort Located on a powder white beach on the northern coast, at this resor you can find romance, excitement or relaxation. This 252-room resort offers some of the most spectacular swimming pools in Isla Cozumel. Enjoy premium beach side cocktails on the perfect chaise, snorkeling or scuba lessons, tennis and much more.

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A LL - I N C LU S I V E AVA I L A B LE Fiesta Americana Cozumel Dive Reef Scuba divers and sun-worshipping families find seclusion and casual comfort at this resort on the coastal road 15 minutes south of downtown Cozumel. The main scuba diving reefs are just offshore, shortening the boat ride for divers. Non-divers that seek refuge from the bustle of town appreciate the hotel’s peaceful location and friendly service. See ad on page 95.

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Quinta Real Guadalajara Guadalajara’s finest hotel, offering a blend of service and quality with grandeur and good taste. The exquisite decor and grand class service offer guests exclusive and romantic hospitality. AAA Four Diamond.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Fiesta Americana Guadalajara Just minutes from the historic downtown area of the capital of the state Jalisco, this superb hotel also boasts the best ambiance in the city with 391 rooms and suites, Executive Floor and Fiesta Club, one restaurant, one bar and golf nearby. See ad on page 95.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Presidente InterContinental Guadalajara This hotel is located in the residential area of Guadalajara, 30 minutes from the airport and five minutes from the Expo Guadalajara Convention Center. 409 rooms, two restaurants, bar and lounge, nightly entertainment nearby, swimming pool and health club. Honeymoon package available. AAA Four Diamond. See ad on page 99.

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Camino Real Guadalajara This is a unique hotel with a resort ambiance, close to shopping, entertainment and the Expo Center. 198 beautiful rooms and suites, four pools, gardens and restaurants all situated inside lowrise buildings. Ideal for weddings, meetings and family reunions. AAA Four Diamond.

Vacation Enhancing Tours
Make the most of your vacation, book your tours before your trip. Everything will be prearranged and all you have to do is enjoy!
Guadalajara City & Tlaquepaque Tour: Tour Guadalajara’s avenues, fountains, monuments and the historic downtown cathedral built in the 1500’s. Visit the Governor’s Palace and see the famous Orozco’s Mural, and Delgollado Theater. You’ll continue on to Tlaquepaque, a small town that is the perfect place to buy Mexican crafts and see large 17th century mansions, shops, art galleries and restaurants. Tlaquepaque & Tonala Tour: Visit Tlaquepaque, a small town close to Guadalajara that is the perfect place to buy Mexican crafts and see 17th century mansions, shops, art galleries and restaurants. Proceed to Tonala, a small town first settled in the 5th century. You’ll observe artisans blowing glass and making papier-mache figures, and find ceramics, brass, wood and iron during market day. Lago De Chapala-Chulavista-Ajijic Tour: Lago de Chapala is the largest natural lake in Mexico, 50 miles long and 15 miles wide. Take in the beautiful surroundings, with its outstanding year-round climate and several golf courses. Visit Ajijic Village, founded in the 16th century by the Spanish, with a church dating back to that time. Tequila Distilleries of Jalisco: Take a tour of the vast fields of Mezcal Azul Tequila Weber, the type of cactus used to make tequila. You’ll learn how to make tequila, from the soil to the bottle to your taste buds!
Consult your travel agent for more details on these and other tours.

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TRAVELERS TIP: Much of Guanajuato’s charm is in its architecture because most of the buildings and streets are shaped irregularly. For this reason it’s perfect for picture taking, as photographers can always expect the unexpected.

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Fiesta Americana Leon Centrally located in Plaza Leon in the heart of Leon’s modern urban and shopping district, within minutes from downtown. A wonderful choice in the region, it offers contemporary design, excellent facilities and high quality professional service. AAA Four Diamond. See ad on page 95.

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Real de Minas When visiting San Miguel to spend some marvelous days with your family, this hotel offers comfortable air-conditioned rooms as well as grand suites with Jacuzzi. Enjoy the temperate pool surrounded by beautiful gardens. For those who like sports, there are professional tennis courts.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Hotel Posada La Aldea In La Aldea you’ll be bathed in warm sunlight and surrounded by hospitality. As San Miguel de Allende’s colonial oasis of grace, beauty, and a style all its own, La Aldea complements the city with equal charm and tranquility.

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golden shores and nine deep blue interlocking bays, this unspoiled tropical haven will quite simply take your breath away. Begin your holiday on one of the area’s 36 alluring beaches, several so secluded they can only be reached by boat. For water sport aficionados, there is something for every day – from deep-sea fishing to diving, waterskiing to kayaking. The adventure also lies away from the beach, where a lush jungle beckons, waiting for exploration and discovery of flora and fauna representing nearly every color in your imagination. Horseback riding provides an exceptional opportunity to take in the magnificent panorama of the Pacific coastline. Play a game of tennis or tee-off for a round of golf on one of the superb local courses. And for a soul-stirring day trip, wander a little further to La Entrega. This protected marine park boasts an exquisite coral reef and natural aquarium housing more than 700 species of exotic colorful marine life.

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A LL - I N C LU S I V E AVA I L A B LE Camino Real Zaashila Resort This beachfront resort overlooking the most beautiful of the nine Huatulco bays offers 148 oceanview rooms and 41 Camino Real Club rooms and suites with private pools, all with balcony, TV, minibar, phone and safe. Enjoy three restaurants, private beach and outdoor Jacuzzi. Close to golf, shopping and eco-adventure activities.

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Dreams Huatulco Offering Unlimited-Luxury®, this allsuite resort features stunning bay views, shimmering pools, six restaurants, six bars and 24-hour room service. At the supervised Explorer’s Club, kids enjoy a theater for performing their own plays, computers with internet access, a playground area and arts and crafts. The spa offers world-class pampering, and Tangolunda golf course is just five minutes away. See ad on pages 10-11.

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Barceló Huatulco Situated on Tangolunda Bay, the beachfront Barceló Huatulco overlooks beautiful vistas and offers a wide range of services and facilities including three restaurants, four bars, four tennis courts, a fitness center and two large swimming pools with a swim-up bar surrounded by palm trees. It is the ideal choice for couples, families, diving enthusiasts and golfers. See ad on page 88.

Vacation Enhancing Tours
Make the most of your vacation, book your tours before your trip. Everything will be prearranged and all you have to do is enjoy!
Tropical Tour: After leaving the hotel, the tour will go towards the spectacular bay window at the head of Conejos Bay, ending later on the Bocana, a place with a remarkable beatifulness where the Copalita river and the vas sea of Huatulco peacefully joins. This place is ideal to experiment the opportunity of sludge swim among the encounter of sweet and salted water. Afterwards the group will arrive to the famous place. The Mezcal House, in the Crucesita downtown, a recognized place thanks to it’s incredible variety of delicious dishes of the typicial Oaxaca’s cooking and drink. The House of Tissue is famous for the “rebosos”, and clothes. Later on our group will be able to admire the church of la Crucesita, which huge vault is decorated with a fresco of 280 square meter long. This is a painting called “Cosmovisión of the colored Virgin of Guadalupe.” The Lord of the Cross”, and owns a world record, thanks to it’s size and characteristic. This tour finishes in the Santa Cruz beach, the group will have time to swim, snorkeling and enjoy delicious food at any restaurant in the nearness. Bays Tour: This wonderful tour starts in the hotel lobby, from where our group will leave towards Santa Cruz. On this dock we’ll take aboard our exclusive boat, sailing throughout the 9 glittering Bays of Huatulco. In this tour our group will admire the bays of Santa Cruz your admired de La Entrega beach, Organo Maguey, Cacaluta, Chachacual and San Agustin. We will make stops at 3 beaches, 2 of which surely will be an unforgettable experience because the swimming and snorkeling on waters full of preciousness. In the last stop our group will be delighted with a great variety of delicious dishes of the famous sea food of Huatulco.

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incomparable sailing, deep-sea fishing or waterskiing, while bright blue waters provide the ideal setting for exploring undersea life while scuba diving or snorkeling. Zihuatanejo, on the other hand, is a quiet fishing village on a serene and picturesque bay. With its cobblestone streets and colorful local flair, this charming and unspoiled town is a journey back into quainter times. Here you can try traditional Mexican delicacies in colorful cafes, shop for time-honored handiwork from master craftsmen, or sample the festive nightlife that Mexico has perfected into an art form. No matter what you are looking for, there’s always more to entertain. Engage in a game of tennis in near-perfect weather. Play 18 holes of golf on internationally recognized courses. Horseback ride as the moon’s pale light shimmers on the glistening surf. Or just savor the sun’s golden rays on a welcoming beach.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Capella Ixtapa Capella Ixtapa is a secluded, romantic and exclusive resort set alongside a stunning rock cliff. It features just 59 guestrooms that cascade, cantilevered, towards the Pacific. Each guestroom and suite features a large, private outdoor terrace, many with hammocks, and all with individual plunge pools. Guests have a choice of three distinct dining environments. The Spa at Capella overlooks the Pacific. See ad on page 104.

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Las Brisas Resort Ixtapa One look tells you this resort is special. The architecture brings to mind the ancient Aztec pyramids. 416 rooms, six restaurants, four championship tennis courts, 18-hole Club de Golf next door. Royal Beach Club featuring upgraded amenities, continental breakfast, afternoon cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, and concierge service. AAA Four Diamond.

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Barceló Ixtapa This all-inclusive resort is located on the idyllic El Palmar beach and is just four miles from Zihuatanejo. It offers a superb array of food and beverage options in addition to an 18-hole golf course, three tennis courts, a children’s club and a staffled activities program for adults and children. Facilities also include an onsite dive shop, fitness center, beachfront massages and babysitting. See ad on page 88.

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Park Royal Ixtapa Park Royal Ixtapa is situated on Playa El Palmar, a secluded beach that invites you to enjoy a magical sunset. Combining the Mexican Riviera’s world-class pampering, service and attention to detail, the Park Royal Ixtapa offers a relaxing retreat for the discriminating traveler. It caters to families and groups, and is the perfect place to spend a most pleasant and unforgettable vacation.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Meliá Azul Ixtapa The jewel of the Mexican Pacific, this resort is a true paradise for the entire family, nestled between a deep green hillside and the beautiful Pacific Ocean. Many guestrooms enjoy fantastic ocean views with impressive rock formations jutting out of the bay. The hotel offers an array of activities from entertainment, nightly shows, lounge and disco, Flintstones Land™ kids program, fitness center, two tennis courts, two paddle tennis courts, Spa by The Sea and Zihua-tlan Pre-Hispanic Park. The kids will love the onsite water park with small waterslides and fountains, and adults can enjoy one of Mexico's most famous golf courses. Boasting 400 deluxe rooms and seven restaurants, you’ll enjoy a unique all-inclusive experience. See ad on page 7.

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Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa Majestic oceanfront hotel, located in the middle of Ixtapa’s main bay. All 265 rooms and 20 suites have ocean views and balconies. Enjoy five restaurants, three bars including a swim-up bar, swimming pools with two waterslides, children’s pool, massage center, two tennis courts, two nearby golf courses, jogging and bike path, shopping village across the street and we now have free wifi in all areas and rooms of the hotel.

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Tesoro Resort Ixtapa Tesoro Ixtapa, with its 203 guestrooms and junior suites, is known for its family-friendly atmosphere, beachfront location and modern amenities. The resort’s lagoon pool is ringed by rocky perches, and offers a picture-perfect view of the bay, rolling mountains and beach. A vacation at Tesoro Ixtapa goes beyond recreation and relaxation – it’s what memories are made of. See ad on page 106.

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✪ ✪ ✪ NH Krystal Ixtapa Enjoy a beautiful pool in Ixtapa at this recently refurbished resort where the tower is angled for spectacular views from every room. Close to the golf courses and marina, there are 255 ocean view rooms with balconies. Relax and be pampered with the great quality and “Eye for Detail” service of NH Hotels.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Tides Zihuatanejo Located 150 miles northwest of Acapulco with 45 rooms and suites, this beachfront property is part of the Mexican Pacific coastline and beautiful La Ropa beach. Enjoy the restaurant and bar, three pools with swim-up bar, watersports and two tennis courts.

Vacation Enhancing Tours
Make the most of your vacation, and book your tours before your trip. Everything will be prearranged and all have you to do is enjoy!
Horseback Riding: Our bilingual guide provides round-trip transportation to “Playa Larga” Ranch located near to the airport, where well trained horses will take you for a pleasant ride along the beach 45 minutes riding. Deep Sea Fishing: Let’s go to catch the big ones! (Like marlin, tuna fish or even a shark). The captain and the crew will take you about 15 miles offshore. The boat is well equipped with bathroom facilities, shade, and 6 lines – 4 lines for fishing at the same time and two in reserve. Small Game Sea Fishing: Let’s go to catch the big ones! (Like marlin, tuna fish or even a shark). The captain and the crew will take you about 15 miles offshore. The boat is well equipped with bathroom facilities, shade, and 4 lines – 2 lines for fishing at the same time and two in reserve.
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Las Gatas Beach Tour: We take you to the municipal dock in downtown Zihuatanejo for an enjoyable boat trip to the beautiful “Las Gatas” beach. This beach is accessible only by boat, so plan your day for swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving or simply enjoying the sun. Beach facilities are available. Fresh lunch with a beer or a soft drink is included. A very enjoyable outing. Transportation: Air conditioned van. Countryside Tour: Leave Ixtapa southbound on the Acapulco highway to visit a brick factory that still uses ancient techniques. Observe the typical way of life in this tropical region. You will visit lush plantations full of grapefruit, mango, papaya, banana and coconut, then stop at the original fishing village of “Barra de Potosí” where you can swim, explore and take pictures of the magnificent scenery and its wildlife, specially birds. An optional boat trip can be taken through the lagoon. Here you can buy excellent bee pollen and pure honey.
Consult your travel agent for more details on these and other tours.

Ixtapa Island Tour: Go to “Ixtapa Island” for a short boat ride, a serene paradise abounding in lush tropical vegetation and wildlife. Enjoy some of the clearest and calmest beaches where you can enjoy a sunbath or take snorkeling lessons (for a small additional charge), while you wait for some light fresh seafood. Lunch with a beer or soft drink is included.

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of the world’s elite. The twin cities of Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo each have their distinctive charms, and form a stretch of paradise where the waters of the Pacific Ocean meet the tranquil beauty of the Sea of Cortez. And don’t forget your golf clubs…Los Cabos’ championship golf courses attract golfers from around the world. In this breathtaking setting, long stretches of beaches are set off by desert and the jagged peaks of Sierra la Laguna.

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Cabo San Lucas is an internationally renowned hideaway, a vibrant resort that offers some of the most thrilling water sports anywhere. Take in world-famous marlin fishing, or explore rich and abundant marine life such as humpback whales and sea lions. San Josè del Cabo is a peaceful town of cobblestone alleys that meander lazily past enchanting colonial architecture in an elegant, old-world city. And when the sun goes down, Los Cabos comes to life with sumptuous dining and scintillating nightlife that brings travelers back year after year from all across the globe.

Vacation Enhancing Tours
Make the most of your vacation, and book your tours before your trip. Everything will be prearranged and all have you to do is enjoy!
Land’s End & Panoramic Tour: Visit a blown glass factory before boarding a glass-bottom boat for a scenic cruise to the tip of the peninsula. You’ll see incredible rock formations, the beautiful Arch, a sea lion colony and abundant marine life. After, you’ll have the option of enjoying a swim at Medano Beach or shopping in downtown San Lucas. Los Cabos City Tour: Enjoy a driving tour that combines Cabo San Lucas and San Jose Del Cabo. In San Jose Del Cabo, visit the bird estuary, hotel zone and main town square. Then you’ll arrive in Cabo San Lucas where you can enjoy a spectacular view of the famous Arch, plus tour the town center, main marina, restaurants, stores and open-air market. Sunset Dinner Cruise: Enjoy all of Land’s End impressive beauty as you take in the spectacular Arch, frolicking sea lions and an enchanting sunset. An open bar and Mexican buffet are included. All-Terrain Vehicles: Try something unique in Los Cabos as you ride the spectacular outback dirt roads located in the Cabo Real area on the back of an ATV. Along the way a unique little waterfall in the middle of the desert, and a cool breeze in your face, will charm you as you ride all the way to the beach. Snorkeling Sail Fiesta: Board a double-decker snorkeling boat at the marina in Cabo San Lucas and sail past a sea lion colony and the Arch. You’ll arrive at spectacular Santa Maria Bay, a beautiful and unspoiled area that houses over 200 species of exotic fish. Unwind in this secluded tropical cove of brilliant white sand where you can snorkel and swim.
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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Casa Dorada Los Cabos Resort & Spa This new resort sits in the heart of Cabo San Lucas, steps away from a swimmable beach, shopping centers, the main marina and the best nightlife. This resort is all-suites, each with furnished oceanview balconies, plus there are two large pools, an open-air Jacuzzi, kid’s club, full-service health spa, three restaurants, three bars and 24-hour room service.
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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ME Cabo ME is an experience beyond mere accommodation. The essence of ME awakens you, be it in the Passion Club, in world-famous Nikki Beach or on The Level – an entire adult-oriented floor. In-room amenities range from free pre-tuned iPods to home theaters and the most private of Jacuzzis. Inspiring global cuisine is served to a groove on a fine stretch of beach in Cabo. See ad on page 107.

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Pueblo Bonito Pacifica, Holistic Retreat & Spa Designed for adults seeking relaxation and serenity, this hideaway provides a blend of luxury and spa services. Try a yoga class on the beach or take a dip in the sparkling pool. Indulge in a massage in the privacy of your own room, or luxuriate in a private beach bed and enjoy your massage while relaxing to the sounds of the ocean and tropical breezes. See ad on page 105.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach, All Suites Resort & Spa This resort provides incredible views from hacienda-style villas overlooking a magnificent expanse of private beach and sparkling blue sea. Luxurious allsuite accommodations offer a relaxing escape after unforgettable days in the European spa, working out in the state-of-the-art fitness center or swimming in one of five oceanview pools. This resort also features a Kids Club, a choice of fine restaurants and a Cigar Bar. See ad on page 105.
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Riu Palace Cabo San Lucas This resort is expansive, stretching down the Sea of Cortez and boasting lush gardens and grand public spaces. It features 642 lavish junior suites, five themed restaurants, two infinity pools, a children’s pool, Jacuzzi, five bars, continental breakfast room service, 24-hour all-inclusive snacks and beverages, revolutionary spa, beauty salon, fitness center and tennis courts. See ad on page 89.

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Riu Sante Fe This brand-new beachfront resort is located just two miles from Cabo San Lucas. Each of the 902 deluxe guestrooms includes a private terrace, fully stocked mini-bar and liquor dispenser, and the suites include a living room and hydromassage tub. Guests enjoy the five restaurants, two pools, with adjoining Jacuzzi, childrens pool, 24-hour all-inclusive, 7 bars including 3 swim-up bar, children’s mini-club, spa, fitness center, tennis, disco, nearby golf, horseback riding and complimentary internet in conference room.

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Pueblo Bonito Los Cabos, All Suites Resort This charming resort, with its beautiful gardens surrounding a free-form swimming pool, is situated right on a safe swimming beach, overlooking the azure waters of the Sea of Cortez and the famous Arch at Land’s End. It offers glorious views and easy access to watersports, world-class sport fishing and several golf courses. Two gourmet restaurants serve fine Mexican and international cuisines. See ad on page 105.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Pueblo Bonito Rosé, All Suites Resort & Spa This resort offers casual elegance in a gorgeous setting, surrounded by lush gardens and adorned with outstanding works of art. Located right on Cabo’s best swimming beach, it offers stunning views of the Sea of Cortez and Los Arcos. This Italian Riviera-style resort offers a state-of-the-art fitness center, full-service spa, tennis, watersports and a variety of delightful cuisines – including the outstanding Fellini’s. See ad on page 105.

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Villa La Estancia Beach Resort & Spa This beach resort indulges you with all the luxuries of an upscale getaway. Its well appointed one-, two- and three-bedroom suites feature full kitchens, plus spacious living and dining areas with beautiful views of El Medano beach. Experience your ideal day, whether marlin fishing, driving on a golf course, horseback riding, snorkeling, whale watching or relaxing at the edge of a pool. See ad on page 96.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Hotel Finisterra Perched on a hill, this hotel offers tastefully appointed rooms and suites with ocean, city or bay views in an exquisite natural setting. Enjoy a seven-acre private beach, three tiered beachfront pools with a swim-up bar, two tennis courts and two restaurants and bars. Close to the famous El Arco rock formation and walking distance to downtown Cabo and the Marina.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Marina Fiesta Resort & Hotel The Marina Fiesta Resort & Spa is nestled in the heart of Cabo San Lucas. Its classical Mexican architecture and design complement the spacious accommodations and beautiful views of the marina. It features four international restaurants offering in delicious seafood, Mexican, steaks, Spanish and Italian food. Enjoy two swimming pools and spa facilities.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Solmar Suites Bask in the sun at Solmar Suites. This secluded oceanfront resort is located along Playa Solmar where the Pacific Ocean meets the Sea of Cortez. The intimate size of the Solmar Suites makes for a perfect romantic getaway or an extraordinary Mexican adventure. You will be surrounded by unmatched privacy and beauty and still be less than one mile from downtown.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Villa del Arco Beach Resort & Grand Spa Villa del Arco is deluxe beachfront resort where an experienced professional staff will wait on you, and even the attendants on El Medano beach will cater to your every whim. Dramatic pools, luxurious accommodations, delectable creations served in its restaurants and a grand European Style Spa will pamper you, making this the exclusive getaway.
See ad on page 96.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa Situated on a swimmable beach in Cabo San Lucas, this recently renovated resort provides such family-friendly amenities as a putting green, whale waterslide, kids club, daily activities and nightly theme buffets with entertainment. Its spacious junior, one-, two- and threebedroom suites feature kitchens and kitchenettes. Relax in the spa, or on the beach as attendants cater to your every need. See ad on page 96.

✪ ✪ ✪ Tesoro Los Cabos Tesoro Los Cabos is renowned for its waterfront location at the Cabo San Lucas Marina. It offers 286 newly renovated guestrooms and junior suites, just steps away from the action of Cabo’s lively dining entertainment, shopping and nightlife. Enjoy premier sport fishing, golf or adventure activities nearby, or relax at the pool and tanning deck overlooking the marina or Aura Spa. See ad on page 106.

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ALL-I NCLUSIVE Capella Pedregal In a setting reminiscent of a quaint, Mediterranean mountainside village, this 66-room resort is an architectural jewel with spacious guestrooms and private beach casitas. Guests have a choice of three distinct dining environments, plus 24-hour room service. At the 10,000-square-foot Auriga wellness, spa and fitness facility, guests enjoy pampering and rejuvenating spa services. See ad on page 104.

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Casa Natalia Inspired by the natural beauty of the Los Cabos region, this 16-room full service hotel features stunning contemporary architecture, impeccable service, exquisite food and luxurious amenities that set a new standard for lodging in the Los Cabos region. An intimate oasis, located in the art district, shuttle to beach club.

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The Grand Mayan® Los Cabos Wyndham Alliance Resort Located at the southern tip of the Baja Peninsula in Los Cabos, the marlin fishing capital of the world, this captivating retreat offers an endless variety of activities and amenities with a great blend of privacy and relaxation. It offers a world-class spa, clubhouse with a 9hole, par-35 golf course, superb restaurants and a voluminous reflection pool leading to a pristine golden beach. See ad on page 93.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Crowne Plaza Los Cabos Grand Faro All Inclusive Resort This resort stands along the Sea of Cortez, only five minutes from the picturesque town of San Jose and nearby the area’s top golf courses and attractions. Enjoy any of the five restaurants, serving delightful Mexican and international cuisines. There’s fun for everyone with five pools, bicycles, volleyball, a gym and spa, kid’s club and junior’s club. See ad on page 105.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Royal Solaris Los Cabos All-Inclusive Resort This beachfront resort and spa offers 389 beautifully appointed rooms with terrace or balcony as well as 24 hour room service, and a mini fridge which is stocked daily. Inspired by the traditional Mexican hacienda architecture, it is a 10 minute walk to san jose downtown. Offering five restaurants, including buffet and à la carte services, kid’s and junior club with a mini water park, nightly shows and full activities program for all ages. See ad on page 102.
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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Temptations Resort & Spa On the sun-kissed Los Cabos, Mexico, this beachfront resort offers stylish accommodations and exciting activities within a private, clothing-optional paradise. Freedom and pleasure will be framed by sandy beaches. The hottest choice for a perfect romantic couples-only getaway.

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Presidente InterContinental All-Inclusive Resort Los Cabos This beachfront resort has 390 rooms and suites with private terraces, scenic views and balconies, all in walking distance to downtown San Jose. A gourmet experience with six restaurants, Mexican theme parties, seven bars, three pools and family ntertainment. See ad on page 99.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Fiesta Americana Grand Los Cabos Perfect for visitors who demand luxury and personal service but also seek an unpretentious setting to unwind and escape their busy lives in comfortable surroundings. The meandering pools, lush gardens, and winding paths create many private areas to sip a cocktail, ponder the sea, and enjoy the ocean breezes. See ad on page 95.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort The Hilton Los Cabos features 375 rooms with private oceanview terraces, plush pillowtop mattresses, 30-inch flatscreen TV’s and more. You’ll have easy access to the local towns in a shuttle bus, plus swimmable beaches, tennis courts, a fitness center, full service spa and infinityedge pool. AAA Four Diamond. See ad on page 102.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Las Ventanas al Paraiso A premier world-class resort and exclusive golf destination where you will experience unparalleled service, exquisite accommodations and outstanding facilities. A charming MediterraneanMexican style architecture and design with a serpentine network of swimming pools and a swim-up bar make this famous resort the right choice for a first class holiday. AAA Five Diamond.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Marquis Los Cabos Offering guests the utmost in luxury and service, each of the 209 suites and 28 casitas feature a breathtaking ocean view and luxurious amenities such as hydromassage tubs, Bulgari toiletries, Frette bed linens, down comforters, bathrobes and more. AAA Four Diamond.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ One&Only Palmilla The legendary Palmilla is acclaimed as one of the world’s most breathtaking and beautiful resorts, surrounded by lush tropical gardens, miles of white sand beaches and azure waters. This oceanfront retreat is internationally renowned for its quintessential elegance, reflecting the gracious style of old Mexico. AAA Four Diamond.

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Casa Del Mar Golf Resort & Spa Casa Del Mar Suites Golf & Spa Resort is a 31-suite beachfront boutique hotel. Graceful arches, tiled fountains, lush tropical gardens, six swimming pools and authentic Mexican hacienda architecture create a totally romantic atmosphere. All suites feature Jacuzzis, Antigua furniture from fine craftsmen, Mexican artwork and private balconies. Resort amenities include a luxurious spa, gourmet dining, and championship Cabo Real Golf Course.

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Dreams Los Cabos, Suites Golf Resort & Spa This resort is ideally located just a short 15-minute drive to San Jose del Cabo or Cabo San Lucas. It’s an all-suite resort that boasts luxury suites, all with ocean views, plus three swimming pools (two with swim-up bars) eight championship golf courses located nearby, a full-service spa, state-of-the-art fitness center, Explorer’s Club for kids and gourmet a la carte restaurants. See ad on pages 10-11.

Sheraton Hacienda Del Mar This magnificent beachfront resort is situated within the exclusive development of Cabo del Sol Golf Course, with 270 luxury rooms and suites in the quaint Mexican colonial hacienda style. Each room features a private terrace, Jacuzzi, walk-in shower and exclusive “Sweet Sleeper Bed.” The hotel offers six bars and four restaurants including famous “Pitahayas,” four swimming pool areas and one of the best spa and fitness centers in Latin America. See ad on page 96.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Meliá Cabo Real Meliá Cabo Real boasts a unique contemporary architectural design, with a combination of European and Mexican influences. It’s integrated into the ecological environment on the shores of the Sea of Cortes, with over 500 feet of beautiful beaches. The hotel offers completely redecorated rooms and suites with balconies and breathtaking views. For extra personalized service, upgrade to the M-Experience floors category. See ad on page 7.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Wyndham Grand Bay Hotel Isla Navidad Resort Here the discerning traveler encounters world class luxury and service in a dramatic resort setting amid 1,200 acres on an exclusive peninsula between Acapulco and Puerto Vallarta. Enjoy the comfort and luxury of 158 superior rooms and 41 suites, three restaurants, three bars, three pools, a magnificent 27-hole golf course, spa and marina. AAA Four Diamond.

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Barceló Karmina Palace Located minutes from Manzanillo, this resort offers luxurious, suites overlooking Buena Esperanza Bay, the pier of Manzanillo and the golf course. Relax with miles of beach, a calm swimming cove, a complex of eight pools with cascading waterfalls, fountains and a long waterslide, spa and children’s activities. Enjoy all meals, snacks, beverages, day and nightly shows and the Carioca nightclub, as part of the all-inclusive plan. See ad on page 88.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Las Hadas Golf Resort & Marina Located on a private beach, Las Hadas Golf Resort & Marina is a unique Moorish-style hotel. Located 25 minutes from the airport and downtown, with 234 oceanview rooms & suites, four restaurants and four bars, club area, 18-hole golf course, 10 tennis courts, two swimming pools and a swim-up bar. AAA Four Diamond.

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Tesoro Resort Manzanillo Tesoro Manzanillo is a lively resort on Mexico’s west coast, with 331 guest rooms and junior suites overlooking the secluded bay of La Audiencia. Whether enjoying the activities in or out of the water on the private beach, watching the family at the children's waterpark, or dining at one of the seven restaurants and bars onsite, there is something for everyone. See ad on page 106.

Vacation Enhancing Tours
Make the most of your vacation, and book your tours before your trip. Everything will be prearranged and all you have to do is enjoy!
Manzanillo City Tour: See the local sights and browse through stores and bazaars of Manzanillo for local arts and crafts. Pre-Hispanic Colima Tour: Shop in Colima and take in beautiful colonial architecture, archaeology and the twin volcanoes. Lunch is included. Tropical Tour: Drive to the small fishing village of Melaque, and then continue on to Barra de Navidad for a boat ride through the lagoon. Afterwards, enjoy some beach time or go shopping. Deep Sea Fishing: A veteran crew will escort you in the fishing capital of Mexico. The tour includes transportation, boat and gear, plus beer and soft drinks while on board.
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Lobster Night: Take a short drive to a romantic fishing village where there will be time for shopping before a delicious lobster dinner in a picturesque seaside restaurant. Dinner and one drink are included. Sunset Cruise: You’ll cruise along Manzanillo’s twin bays and admire the impressive mansions of La Punta and the Peninsula of Santiago. Open bar and live music are included. Centinela Kayaking Tour: Encounter a calm river and row in a comfortable kayak for two, and enjoy a spectacular view of waterbirds, jungle and secluded beach. Ecological & Snorkeling Tour: Travel to one of the most beautiful ecological ranches in Manzanillo, viewing spectacular wildlife and flowers. You’ll stop at the Mirador and have a chance to admire the beauty of nature. After snorkeling, take a drive to a white sand beach to swim, sunbathe or just relax. Horseback Riding: Ride a horse on the beach, around a lagoon and up a mountain to see beautiful fauna and perhaps the friendly crocodile Panchito. Afterwards you’ll visit a small town and enjoy a cool drink.
Consult your travel agent for more details on these and other tours.

Puerto Vallarta Tour: Pass through coastal vegetation as you drive to the famous Mismaloya Beach. You’ll take a mini-tour of downtown Puerto Vallarta, and then have a chance to do some shopping.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay, All Suites Resort & Spa Beautiful oceanview suites provide every comfort and convenience. Relax on the beach or by one of the pools, each with its own swim-up bar. Have a massage in the brand new spa, work out in the gym, play tennis onsite or take advantage of the many nearby watersports. You’ll discover fine dining in the oceanview La Cordeliere Restaurant. See ad on page 105.
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Pueblo Bonito Mazatlan, All Suites Resort Authentic Mexican charm in a lush beachfront setting. Each suite offers an ocean view and amenities to meet your every expectation. Unwind beside your choice of two pools or stroll one of the longest stretches of beach in Latin America. Dine casually at Cilantro’s overlooking the beach, or at elegant Angelo’s, one of Mazatlan’s finest restaurants. See ad on page 105.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ El Cid Castilla Beach Hotel Come and enjoy Mazatlan’s breathtaking sunsets from the balcony of our beautifully appointed rooms and suites. Take a refreshing swim in one of Mexico’s largest pools and entertain yourself at any of our fabulous restaurants, bars and nightclubs. Or simply relax while playing golf or tennis, or fishing aboard the deluxe fleet.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ El Cid Marina Beach Hotel Live it up like the rich and famous, when you find yourself surrounded by Mediterranean style suites located right on the ocean. Enjoy the peace and privacy of the sandy beach, relax in the biggest whirlpool in Mazatlan, or simply lounge by one of the two magnificent swimming pools.

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Hotel Enjoy the active atmosphere of the adjacent El Cid Castilla Beach Hotel, or just relax and read your favorite book at the beach-like pool and Jacuzzi. This hotel is walking distance to the main shopping and dining district. The ambiance and suites are perfectly suited for mature couples and families.

El Cid Granada Country Club You’ll love the pleasant comfort of this three-story, Mexican-style, low-rise hotel built around beautiful gardens. The serenity and beauty of the swimming pool are unique. Located a few steps away from El Cid’s golf and tennis facilities.

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Faro Mazatlan Between the sun, the surf, and the charms of the Golden Zone of Mazatlan, surrounded by lovely tropical landscaping that extends to a secluded, soft sand beach, you’ll enjoy every kind of water activity. Comfortable accommodations have been carefully decorated to reflect the fascinating Mexican culture. Wedding facilities available.

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DON’T MISS: Surfing is a very popular sport in Mazatlan. The best surfing spots are near the The Cannon, an old Spanish fort at Los Pinos Beach, and at the nearby Playa de las Brujas. Other watersports are available at these locations as well.

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✪ ✪ ✪ Fiesta Inn Mazatlan At the northern end of Mazatlan’s Golden Zone, this nine-story hotel is on a point between two broad sandy beaches and in a bustling entertainment district with shops, restaurants and other attractions. The staff is friendly, welcoming and quick to go out of their way to accommodate guests’ needs. See ad on page 95.

✪ ✪ ✪ Playa Mazatlan Situated on a private beach, only four miles from the center of town, this resort offers 425 rooms, children’s activities, three swimming pools, watersports, nightly entertainment and tennis court. Hair dryer in room.

Vacation Enhancing Tours
Make the most of your vacation, and book your tours before your trip. Everything will be prearranged and all you have to do is enjoy!
Mazatlan City Tour: A three-hour tour visiting the historical center, the angela peralta theater, the cathedral, the market, the diver, the tourist dock, the sport fleet and the harbor with more than 17 km of beautiful beaches. The tour includes cold drinks in some of the places that we will visit. Back to your hotel. Stone Island Tour: A wonderful tour along the bay admiring the natural beauty of the port. You will see the natural and tallest lighthouse in the world, The Devil’s Caves, Los Piratas, Las Piedras Blancas and The Bird and Sea Lion Reserve. In the island you will have time for a banana “ride”, to go snorkeling, horseback riding or just enjoy the beach. A fish lunch and 3 domestic drinks are included. Mazatlan Jungle Tour: Mazatlan has its own jungle, just 4-miles away from the city. We will see the marshes, the largest shrimp fleet in the country, the shrimp packing plants and the thermoelectric plant where power is produced for the state of Sinaloa and part of the states of Durango an Nayarit. We will also sail through the mangrove swamps, admiring the flora and fauna in this ecological paradise.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Fiesta Americana Merida Offering bright and cheerful rooms and suites, the 350-room property also offers a special Fiesta Club executive floor with upgraded services and amenities. Kids 12 and under stay free. Kid’s program and honeymoon amenity. AAA Four Diamond. See ad on page 95.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Hyatt Regency Merida Located in the heart of the city’s business and commercial area, is this 17-story hotel has 289 luxurious rooms. The hotel also offers two restaurants and bars, a swimming pool, two floodlit tennis courts, health club and nightly entertainment. AAA Four Diamond.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Presidente InterContinental Villa Mercedes The Presidente InterContinental Villa Mercedes Merida combines unparalleled service and first-class amenities to cater to the needs of today’s sophisticated travelers. Set in the historic city of Merida, this unique luxury hotel boasts 127 spacious deluxe guestrooms with balconies and magnificent views of the city. AAA Four Diamond. See ad on page 99.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Holiday Inn Merida The Holiday Inn Merida is located along the Paseo de Montejo Avenue, a main and beautiful streets, Its 213 rooms, including 18 suites and one master suite, are furnished in a classic Hacienda style of the 18th century. They’ll make you feel and enjoy the elegance of the past, plus the comfort of today for your business or holiday travel.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Hacienda San Jose This 18th-century hacienda features 15 spacious guest rooms surrounded by a courtyard and gardens. High ceilings, arches and doorways, and rich wood furniture echo the hacienda’s early origins, while Mayan and Mexican ingredients gives the cuisine a unique flavor.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Hacienda Temozon Once a private family estate, the Hacienda Temozon features 28 guest rooms and suites. Beautiful gardens, a spectacular swimming pool, spa, and a 17th-century church adorn the grounds. The perfect place to relax and experience the native Mexico with today’s comforts.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Mayaland Hotel & Bungalows The main hacienda house is beautifully embellished with the trappings of a bygone era. Its 24 rooms and 14 suites have a breathtaking view of the Observatory of Chichen-Itza. Suites feature Jacuzzis. 50 bungalows are clustered around secluded swimming pools.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ The Lodge at Chichen Itza On 100 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, this hotel is located in the heart of the archaeological park with its own entrance to the Mayan temples, and 90 minutes away from historic Merida. Amenity-laden villas are nested among trees and flowers, where hand-carved woodwork and stained glass coexist with exotic birds and butterflies.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Hacienda Uxmal Located in the woodlands of Yucatan’s Puuc country, an easy, two-minute walk from historic Uxmal, this resort shares pride of place with the ancient Mayan ceremonial center for which it is named. Find the comforts of home in a setting as lovely as it is historic.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ The Lodge at Uxmal This lodge is a step beyond the Mayaland concept of upscale accommodations in a traditional setting, offering the Yucatan-Maya experience, with thatched-roofed bungalows that seem to be an extension of the landscape.

Vacation Enhancing Tours
Make the most of your vacation, and book your tours before your trip. Everything will be prearranged and all you have to do is enjoy!
City Tour Merida was founded in year 1542 by the Spanish Captain Don Francisco de Montejo. It is actually the most important city in southeast Mexico, The colonial building are very well preserved. You will see the house of Don Francisco de Montejo, The Catedral City Hall, The Theatre Peon Contreras, and more. In this marvelous city you will still find the inhabitants wearing traditional regional customs and will enjoy different folkloric events that take place during the week (mainly on Sunday) in the streets or the main square. Reproductions of this events are available in theaters or especial cultural performances all over the world, but in Merida you will see them just as they take place in own particular way, played no by artist nor professionals but by the regular people as part of their traditions. Chichen Itza One Day Excursion The meaning of the word Chichen-Itza is the “Mouth of the well of the Itzaes”, which was the name of the tribe, in this ceremonial center you will find an amalgam of the Mayan and Tolteca culture, most important buildings are: The temple of Kukulcan, also known as “The castle”, the Ball court (Largest of all Mesoamerica), The Sacrifitial Well, The Observatory, The temple of the Jaguars. There are some examples of the greatness of this ceremonial center that makes an unforgettable visit, its located 126 kilometers to the east of the city of Merida. Uxmal & Kabah Uxmal means the three times built, is located only 80 kilometers away from Merida it is the best Mayan sample built in the state of Yucatan, It has impressive constructions such as “the Temple of the Sorcerer” (according to the legend it was built in only one night by a dwarf that governed in Uxmal), “The cuadrangle of the Nuns”, “The Dove-cot” “The house of the Witch”, “The shrine of the turtles” and “The House of the Governor”. Consult your travel agent for more details on these and other tours.

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There are barely enough hours in the day to capture all the delights of this cosmopolitan destination. Enjoy the grandeur of Chapultepec Palace, one of the true marvels of Latin America. Lose yourself in the stunning architecture and monuments of the Paseo de la Reforma, a grand thoroughfare reminiscent of the Champs Elysee in Paris. And see how the modern world integrates gracefully with the enchanted past at the floating gardens of Xochimilco.

Vacation Enhancing Tours
Make the most of your vacation, and book your tours before your trip. Everything will be prearranged and all you have to do is enjoy!
Mexico City Tour: Visit the main square, El Zocalo, which includes the National Palace, the former residence of the Spanish Viceroys and the Presidential offices. Then continue to the Metropolitan Cathedral, one of the largest in North America. You’ll also walk the Paseo de la Reforma, leading to Chapultepec Park and the Anthropology Museum featuring the Mexican-Aztec Hall. Folkloric Ballet: Attend the world-famous Mexican Folkloric Ballet at the beautiful Palace of Fine Arts for a fabulous show of traditional music and dance. Wednesdays and Sundays only. Cuernavaca And Taxco In this tour you will enjoy the wonderful scenery, the lush vegetation and the tall Mountains while we drive along the highway to Cuernavaca, called the “City of Eternal Spring” Visit the oldest Cathedral in Mexico. Later we will arrive to Taxco, known as “The City of Silver” .

Pyramids & Guadalupe Basilic Tour: First you’ll visit the Guadalupe Basilica, a shrine to the Virgin Mary. Next, get a lesson about the Mexican maguey cactus, and continue FUN FACT: Mexico City is one of the highest cities in North America and the world’s largest capital: on to the amazing Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon at Taxco Tour: it is Teotihuacan. It is a glimpse of what home to like before theone-fifth of the country’s population and was originally built on a lake. and the life was approximately Spanish Visit the “City of Silver,” named for its many silver mines arrived in Mexico. superb arts and crafts created from this precious metal. You’ll Combo Tour - City & Pyramids: Combine the Mexico City Tour and the Pyramid & Guadaloupe Basilic Tour. Note: the Anthropology Museum is closed on Mondays. visit the Santa Prisca Church, a jewel of the Mexican baroque period and walk among the city’s steep cobbled streets and colonial buildings.
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Fiesta Americana Grand Chapultepec Modern and innovatively located amidst the splendor of the past, this hotel offers guests the supreme luxury of its 203 rooms, three executive floors, business center, relaxing spa and gym. Superb restaurant specializing in Mediterranean nouvelle cuisine and Asian bar on premises. AAA Four Diamond. See ad on page 95.

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Meliá Mexico Reforma Take comfort in this luxurious, secure and elegant atriumstyle hotel. Every detail at Gran Meliá Mexico Reforma has been carefully planned including the music you hear and the aromas that surround you. The Royal Service rooms have been created with your comfort in mind. Indulge your senses in one of the best spas in Mexico City. AAA Four Diamond. See ad on page 7.

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Presidente InterContinental Mexico City This property is located in the prestigious Polanco area, in front of the national auditorium and walking distance from the Antropology Museum, the Chapultepec Castle and Lake, the shopping area of Mazarik and the best restaurants in town. The Presidente offers seven gourmet restaurants, plus 24-hour services such as the gym, business center, room service and laundry. AAA Four Diamond. See ad on page 99.

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Sheraton Maria Isabel Hotel & Towers This hotel offers elegance in a leisurely atmosphere. Its 755 spacious guestrooms combine style with modern conveniences, such as the Sheraton Sweet Sleeper™ Bed. The hotel also features a fitness center, swimming pool and lighted tennis courts. From remodeled guestrooms to savory international cuisine and warm hospitality, your stay will be unforgettable.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Camino Real Mexico City A unique hotel with a resort ambiance featuring a swimming pool, beautiful gardens, spa and health club, all located in a complex of low rise buildings containing 712 rooms. New restaurants such as Le Cirque and China Grill make this a gourmet experience. Located close to shopping and entertainment. AAA Four Diamond.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Fiesta Americana Reforma This hotel boasts an excellent location on Mexico City’s most famous boulevard, Paseo de la Reforma, featuring Mexican hospitality, a complete business center, executive floor, meeting rooms, business facilities, delightful restaurants and bars, 12 1/2 miles from the airport. See ad on page 95.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ W Mexico City Located in the trendy Polanco neighborhood, the W is ablaze with atmosphere and urban flair. Meditate by one of the indoor koi ponds. Rekindle your spirits in the Red Lounge. Every city has the “in” place to be and the W is it in Mexico City. AAA Four Diamond.

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✪ ✪ ✪ NH Mexico City For business or pleasure this hotel offers excellent service, exquisitely refurbished rooms, lounge and restaurant in the true minimalist style. Located in the heart of the “Pink Zone,” the city’s important business centers and tourist attractions are close by. Enjoy our great “Eye for Detail” service.

✪ ✪ ✪ Fiesta Inn Aeropuerto Mexico City Fiesta Inn Aeropuerto has an extraordinary location for frequent business and vacation travelers. It’s right in front of Mexico City’s International Airport, and just 20 minutes away from the historical downtown, that is well known for its restaurants and historical buildings. Fiesta Inn Aeropuerto offers spacious and well-appointed rooms, an outside pool and attractive gardens.
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✪ ✪ ✪ Fiesta Inn Centro Historico Located in the Parque Alameda mall in downtown Mexico City, convenient to the Bellas Artes palace, the Zocalo and Palacio Nacional, this hotel was designed for working guests who demand efficient, high quality service. Practical facilities and modern executive suites make this a comfortable place to stay when visiting Mexico City. See ad on page 95.
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FUN FACT: Puerto Vallarta is bordered by the jungle-covered Sierra Madre Mountains, which nature lovers enjoy hiking and biking. These mountains are home to the Huichol, descendants of the Aztecs and one of the world’s last indigenous cultures. Their art is quite desirable, and is sold in Puerto Vallarta.

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Punta Mita 1. Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita Riviera Nayarit 2. Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort 3. Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta 4. Riu Palace Pacifico 5. The Grand Mayan® Nuevo Vallarta Wyndham Alliance Resort 6. Vallarta Palace 7. Villa La Estancia Beach Resort & Spa 8. Mayan Palace Nuevo Vallarta Wyndham Alliance Resort 9. Paradise Village Beach Resort, Spa & Golf 10. Villa Del Palmar Flamingos Beach Resort & Spa 11. Allegro Nuevo Vallarta 12. Riu Jalisco 13. Riu Vallarta 14. Samba Vallarta, by Pueblo Bonito South Zone 15. Dreams Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa 16. Barcelo La Jolla De Mismaloya Marina Area 17. Marriott CasaMagna Puerto Vallarta 18. Casa Velas Hotel Boutique 19. The Westin Resort & Spa, Puerto Vallarta 20. Velas Vallarta Suite Resort & Convention Center 21. Melia Puerto Vallarta Hotel Zone 22. Buenaventura Grand Hotel & Spa Puerto Vallarta 23. Sheraton Buganvilias Resort & Convention Center 24. Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta 25. Presidente InterContinental Puerto Vallarta 26. Villa Del Mar 27. Villa Premiere Hotel & Spa
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Riu Palace Pacifico The Riu Palace Pacifico is located on Flamingos Beach, just nine miles from downtown Puerto Vallarta. Hotel amenities include 24-hour allinclusive snacks, five restaurants, five bars, a fitness center, spa, discos at Riu Jalisco and Riu Vallarta, pool with adjoining Jacuzzi, children’s pool, mini-club and playground. Guests have access to the facilities at two additional sister Riu properties.

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The Grand Mayan® Nuevo Vallarta Wyndham Alliance Resort The Grand Mayan Nuevo Vallarta is located on Bandera Bay, offering large modern rooms. Stretching along a half-mile of beachfront, the resort also features two swimming pools, one with a wave machine. Test your skills on the 18-hole golf course designed by Jim Lipe, or relax at the Brio Spa & Body Care that offers a gym, Jacuzzi, sauna and Swiss shower. AAA Four Diamond. See ad on page 93.

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Villa La Estancia Beach Resort & Spa Villa La Estancia offers 135 oceanfront suites with fine appointments such as private entryways, marble floors, granite countertops, whirlpool tubs, elegant furnishings, private balconies with patio furniture, LCD flat-screen TV’s with satellite channels, fully-equipped kitchens and dining areas. Enjoy specially crafted pools and whirlpools, and walk along the bay’s miles of breathtaking sandy beaches.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Mayan Palace Nuevo Vallarta Wyndham Alliance Resort The Grand Mayan Nuevo Vallarta is located on Banderas Bay, offering large modern rooms. Stretching along a half-mile of beachfront, the resort also features two swimming pools, one with a wave machine. Test your skills on the 18-hole golf course, or relax at the Brio Spa & Body Care that offers a fitness center, Jacuzzi, sauna and Swiss shower.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Paradise Village Beach Resort, Spa & Golf Imagine a world of luxury, impeccable standards and service that caters to your every whim, all set against a spectacular tropical backdrop. This beachfront all-suite luxury resort in Nuevo Vallarta, surrounding the marina, features 602 suites, four restaurants, three bars, two spas, water sports, fitness center and its own golf course.

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Samba Vallarta by Pueblo Bonito Fronting one of the area’s most picturesque beaches with panoramic Banderas Bay views, this casual resort provides the perfect setting for a relaxing vacation. Hacienda-style villas sit amidst coconut trees and bougainvilleas. A fine selection of nightly entertainment, supervised activities and a playground area for kids ensure fun-filled stays for each and every guest. See ad on page 105.

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Dreams Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa This is a luxury resort catering to couples, families and friends. Bordered by the magnificent green Sierra Madre Mountains, all rooms and suites have beautiful views of the Pacific and the private beach. Enjoy three pools, a full-service spa, Explorer’s Club for kids and four gourmet restaurants. Spacious accommodations include oceanview rooms and suites. See ad on pages 10-11.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Barceló La Jolla De Mismaloya The luxurious Barceló La Jolla de Mismaloya offers a truly all-inclusive vacation. This resort offers one- and two-bedroom suites with ceiling fans, two free-form pools, family spa tub, swim-up bar, children’s club, children’s pool and water slide. Guests enjoy a full allinclusive resort with many dining options, activities and entertainment for all ages. See ad on page 88.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Marriott CasaMagna Puerto Vallarta World class service is one of many amenities at this resort nestled between the Sierra Madre Mountains and Banderas Bay – offering an excellent beachfront location, dramatic oceanfront pool, children's program, full-service health club, spa and a variety of dining options. Private balconies grace each of the resort's 404 guestrooms and 29 suites.

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The Westin Resort & Spa Puerto Vallarta This gorgeous beachfront resort is set on 21 acres in Marina Vallarta. It offers 279 deluxe spacious guestrooms featuring private balconies, the exclusive Heavenly Bed and Heavenly Bathroom. Resort highlights include a Reebok workout room, first class spa and Nikki Beach, a uniquely indulgent restaurant and beach club. Enjoy golf privileges nearby. AAA Four Diamond.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Meliá Puerto Vallarta Meliá Puerto Vallarta is an all-inclusive oceanfront beach resort conveniently located in the exclusive Marina Vallarta, minutes from the airport and downtown. Each of the 321 oversized guestrooms provides spectacular Pacific Ocean or garden views. At this couples and family paradise you can enjoy a variety of restaurants and daily activities for adults and children, including a swimming pool, watersports, diving clinics, lighted tennis courts, archery, climbing wall, batting cage, water polo and kayaking. Kids, from toddlers to teens, enjoy Flintstones Land™, Baby Rock Club, Bamm Bamm Club, Cool Club, Rock Adventure, evening shows and much more. See ad on page 7.

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Buenaventura Grand Hotel & Spa Puerto Vallarta This resort is located in the heart of Puerta Vallarta, embraced by the Bay of Banderas and kissed by a separate stretch of gold sand beach. Buenaventura Grand Hotel & Spa offers guests a host of exciting activities and a charming ambience of pure Mexican delight in 236 newly remodeled spacious rooms and suites with panoramic ocean views.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta This hotel offers top-notch accommodations and amenities, coupled with Mexican hacienda architecture and colonial flair. Dark woods, coconut palms, waterfalls and other natural elements create a sense of jungle allure and timeless charm, while the manicured gardens, crisp service and modern accents add more then enough civility to satisfy a guest’s needs. AAA Four Diamond. See ad on page 95.

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✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Presidente InterContinental Puerto Vallarta This sophisticated, unique property includes 120 suite -sized rooms with balconies. It’s set on a private beach in Puerto Vallarta’s south zone, close to the Romantic Zone. The unique Aqua -Essence experience personalizes your room with fragrances, flowers and music. Epicureans appreciate the gourmet Italian cuisine at the Alfredo Di Roma Restaurant. AAA Four Diamond. See ad on page 99.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Villa del Mar This condominium-style hotel is in a comfortable choice for couples and families. Just steps from the beach, guests will enjoy the facilities including a pool, three tennis courts, sauna, two outdoor Jacuzzis, kid’s activities, fitness center, dive shop, spa, restaurant and room service. The rooms feature a balcony or patio, A/C, TV, iron, hair dryer and kitchenette.

✪ ✪ ✪ ✪ Villa Premiere Hotel & Spa Find the magic of a cozy Mexican town with the exuberance and the beaches of the blue Pacific. This resort, located in Puerto Vallarta’s downtown area, in a secret hiding place, offers the proximity of the port attractions: the “Malecón,” clothing and jewelry shops, crafts and nightlife. AAA Four Diamond.

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Golden Crown Paradise Puerto Vallarta This hotel features 214 beautifully appointed oceanview rooms and suites in an intimate atmosphere. Tempt your palate in any of our three à la carte restaurants or simply try the 24-hour room service. Sample a frosty drink by the pool while basking in the warmth of the brilliant Mexican sun.

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NH Krystal Vallarta On a fantastic beach, this is a landmark establishment – very close to the city’s shopping and financial commercial district, and the traditional crafts market. Built in traditional hacienda style, the property looks like a typical Mexican town. As you wander down the cobblestone paths, you can pause to listen to the bubbling fountains or just sit and contemplate the beautiful tropical gardens.

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✪ ✪ ✪ Holiday Inn Puerto Vallarta Located directly on the beach, just ten minutes from downtown, this resort offers recently remodeled guestrooms. 207 rooms on 9 floors with oceanviews and private balconies.

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wonders of nature and with guided nature walks through the jungle and unique• Transportation: Luxury air-conditioned bus or van • ACAPULCO CITY TOUR: orchid gardens. Guided kayak tours, snorkeling tours, and scuba diving courses•ensure that you for Duration: 3:30 hours • Meals: Snack at “La Perla” Observations: Stop will not miss out on the array of sea this pleasant drive you will admire shopping • Departure:10:00 a.m. During life inhabiting our natural cove. The known asof self-indulgence is to take the world.” Visit the Acapulco, height “one of the most beautiful bays in a therapeutic body massage or facial“Lasour hilltop spa center. Las Caletas residential development at Brisas” and the International Convention is, purely and simply, a safe haven held. Stop at “La Quebrada” to Center, where the most important events are from civilization and Mexico’s answershow as Garden of up dangerous cliffs to dive into the watch the divers to the they climb Eden. foamy waters below. Have a snack at La Perla. The last stop will be at an arts Marietas Island Tour: & crafts center, before returning to your hotel. The first-class catamarans carry you out to the shelter of the Marietas Islands,•whose waters offer anair-conditioned bus for van • A DAY IN TAXCO: Transportation: Luxury ideal ecosystem or a prolific diversity ofMeals:life. Explore the Departure: 6:30 A.M., from Duration: 12 hours • sea Lunch Included • rocky caverns and archways by kayak or by snorkeling city scuba diving. Keep an Its your hotel lobby. Taxco is a small colonial or nestled on a mountainside. eye out for the centenary fountains & red-tiledturtles, and an the cobblestone streets, giant manta rays, sea roof houses make it abundance of multi-colored fish. Our professional guides are most picturesque place in Mexico. Its flourishing silver industry has given always on hand to help, advise, and above all to ensure that Taxco its reputation as the Silver Capital of the world. Taxco has been you have fun. After you explore to your heart's content, a declared a colonial monument where you can still enjoy the atmosphere of relaxing afternoon siesta gives you the opportunity to kick the 18th century. The tour includes a visit to the Santa Prisca Cathedral, a back and relax on the white sands of a beautiful, secluded baroque masterpiece. beach. This tour offers a wonderful opportunity to combine sun and fun while discovering the wonders of the natural world that our Bay has to offer. Humpback whales are regularly sighted in the Bay from November to April and dolphin encounters are a regular, year-round occurrence. Cruise with Dinner: The adventure begins with a breathtaking cruise across Banderas Bay, enjoy a privileged view of the scattered lights that glitter along Puerto Vallarta's coastline. Your voyage continues under the star-studded sky - until a flicker of torches guide us to the secluded haven of Las Caletas. Soothing music mingles with the song of the jungle as you follow a torchlit path that leads you past live portrayals of forgotten rituals and customs. The enticing aroma of grilled steak, chicken and fish lure you towards secluded beach side tables bathed in the soft glow of candles. Lingering over coffee and dessert, the pulsing beat of native drums summon you to our outdoor amphitheater. Here, hidden at the edge of the tropical jungle a torch lit pyramid sets the mood for a hypnotic performance. Rhythms of the Night: Rhythms of the Night is an amazing journey which will transport you to a spiritual land that time forgot. Imagine the setting – flickering torches, swaying palms, gently lapping seas, a mystical pyramid covered by jungle canopies – all under a star-studded sky. This is a mesmerizing experience that will captivate your heart and leave you breathless and spellbound.
Consult your travel agent for more details on these and other tours.

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Copper Canyon Express, 4 days/3 nights Day 1: Fly to Los Mochis and overnight at the Santa Anita Hotel. Day 2: Take the train to Posada Barrancas where you can stroll the town and visit Tarahumara Caves. Overnight at Mirador Hotel. Day 3: Visit Divisadero’s lookout point and see the balancing rock and Arepo, where three canyons converge. Shop for crafts and visit the cliff hanging rock for stunning canyon views. Day 4: Depart after breakfast.

Classical Copper Canyon, 6 days/5 nights Day 1: Fly to Los Mochis and overnight at the Posada del Hidalgo Hotel. Day 2: Take the train to Posada Barrancas to visit Tarahumara Caves. Overnight at the Mirador Hotel. Day 3: Take a day tour of Creel and visit Arareko Lake and the old Jesuit Mission of San Ignacio. Overnight at the Mirador Hotel. Day 4: Visit Divisadero and then board the train to Cerocahui. You’ll have the afternoon free, and overnight at the Mision Hotel. Day 5: Go to Gallegos to see magnificent canyon scenery, and then board the train back to Los Mochis. Overnight at the Santa Anita Hotel. Day 6: Departure after breakfast.

Adventure Tarahumara, 5 days/4 nights Day 1: Fly to Chihuahua and overnight at the Palacio del Sol Hotel. Day 2: Take the train to Cerocahui to see the Cerocahui Waterfall and hike through beautiful country. Overnight at the Mision Hotel. Day 3: Go to Gallegos to see magnificent canyon scenery and visit the Virgin Mary spring, and then board the train back to Los Mochis. Overnight at the Mision Hotel. Day 4: You’ll have the morning free to visit El Tehuecado, a young Indian girls’ boarding school, or the Jesuit Mission of San Francisco founded in 1694. Overnight at the Mision Hotel. Day 5: Depart after breakfast.

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Known as The Gate to Copper Canyon, Los Mochis is a young and modern city in an agricultural section of Mexico. It’s home to the international airport and the most popular departure point for the panoramic train ride to Chihuahua. Founded in 1564, El Fuerte is rich in history and culture. Visitors enjoy exploring its plazas, museum, municipal palace and copious natural beauty. It is located just one hour from the international airport in Los Mochis.

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Posada del Hidalgo Hotel. This hotel is a former colonial mansion built in 1890 with brick and adobe walls and ironwork from Mazatlan. The rooms face breathtaking gardens, common to old tropical colonial residences and features 56 rooms, a pool, Jacuzzi, restaurant and bar. TOURS: Birdwatchers River Raft Floats (2 hours) Relax and enjoy nature at its best while your guide-captain rows you down the river on an 8-person river raft to see wildlife, birds and tropical plants. Walking Tour in Town (1 hour) Visit the old 18th-century Spanish church, the municipal palace, the colonial main plaza, the Fort Museum and various old mansions remaining from an era of opulence and riches. Mayo Indian & Dances (2 hours) Tour the Mayo Indian reservation of Tehueco, which is related to the Apaches and Navajos of the old west. While there, you’ll see how the residents make pottery and Indian artifacts, and watch them perform ancient dances.

Poised at the highest part of the train’s journey, these towns are the ultimate location for dramatic canyon vistas.

CEROC AHUI Mision Hotel. The foundation of this hotel is a flank of the Jesuit Mission that dates from the 18th century. With a unique and cozy architecture, its peaceful and quiet 39 rooms have firewood stoves and beautiful gardens, without the sound of televisions or telephones. TOURS: Waterfall Trail and Tarahumara Indian Girls’ Boarding School (4 hours) Choosing either a walking or horse tour, follow a trail that will take you inside a canyon full of beautiful flora and to a magnificent waterfall. Continue on to El Tehuecado, the Tarahumara Indian boarding school for girls next to the Hotel Mision. Urique Canyon Lookout Point (3 hours) Standing at 7,500 feet, the Urique River Canyon is the deepest and most photographed of all canyons. Nestled below the canyon is an 18th century silver mining village. Along this winding ride, you’ll see different kinds of pine trees and local fauna, and will visit a Tarahumara family in their cave home where you can buy crafts and visit the Virgin Mary spring. Excursion to Legendary Urique Ascend to 7,500 feet to the Gallego Lookout Point and appreciate the grandeur of the Urique Canyon. Next you’ll descend 1590 feet to an 18th century silver and gold mining town established in 1724, forgotten by time and modern civilization.

BARRANCAS & EL DIVISADERO Mirador Hotel: This hotel overlooks awe-inspiring scenery from the rim of Copper Canyon and is surrounded by pine trees, and appears to be etched out of the natural rock itself. Its 61 rooms and suites have private balconies with canyon views and phenomenal bird watching. Hotel amenities include a lounge, restaurant and happy hour with live music. TOURS: Horseback Riding Trail to “El Puerto” Lookout Point & Arepo In this guided excursion, your gentle horse will follow a trail to the El Puerto lookout point, where you’ll see the canyons. Divisadero Lookout Point, Cliff Hanging Rock & Arepo Take a bus to the site where three canyons converge, a famous lookout point where Tarahumara Indians sell their handmade crafts. There, you’ll visit the town of Arepo, its church and the houses of the Tarahumara people. the Lumber Town of Creel, Arareko Lake, Valley of the Mushrooms, San Ignacio Mission and Tarahumara Caves Visit the charming town of Creel and see its plaza. Continue on to Arareko Lake and see the mysterious rock formations of the Valley of the Mushrooms. Finally, you’ll visit the old Jesuit Mission of San Ignacio and interact with Tarahumara Indians in their cave homes.

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Travel Impressions wants this trip to be the best vacation of your life. To make sure that you have a relaxing, worry-free trip, we recommend our Cancel For Any Reason Travel Protection Plan. The plan provides a full refund if you need to cancel your trip for any reason right up to the original scheduled flight departure time. To enroll, simply pay when you make your trip deposit.

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS

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This agreement contains the terms and conditions by which Travel Impressions, Ltd., 465 Smith Street, Farmingdale, NY 11735 (“Operator”), in consideration for a participant’s payment, agrees to provide these travel tours. All products and services depicted in this brochure are subject to change without notice. READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE SENDING ANY MONEY. RESERVATIONS AND PAYMENT: Operator of this program accepts payment by check or AMERICAN EXPRESS, VISA, MASTERCARD or DISCOVER. Make all checks payable to your travel agent, who must in turn make its check payable to Travel Impressions, Ltd. If payment is made by credit card, a signed, fully completed universal charge form (“UCC”) for full payment must be received to secure reservations maintained at the travel agency. Travel Impressions reserves the right to receive a copy of the signed universal charge form if necessary. Any other person or entity (including a travel agent) who receives monies from participants does so strictly as an agent of participants. Tender of payment to Travel Impressions or travel agent constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions. The following payment schedule applies unless airline-ticketing restrictions require accelerated payment: Days prior to departure 46 or more days Amount due Deposit of $150 per person within 3 days of reservation plus full insurance payment (published air should be included in deposit when applicable); final payment due at 45 days prior to departure Full payment in 3 days Full payment in 1 day Full Payment same day option) whereupon the Operator’s only obligation shall be to refund such person that portion of payment allocable to the unused services. CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY: The right to a refund if a participant changes plans is limited. All requests for refunds after a trip must be submitted (with return receipt requested) in writing through the booking agent to the Operator within 14 days after completion of the trip. Operator will remit any refund to the participant(s) within 14 days after receipt of the cancellation request. Failure to submit your written request within 14 days could limit Operator’s ability to resolve your request with the Supplier. If your notice is received, your liquidated damages (per person) will be: Once payment is received - $50.00 per person plus any supplier fees. For holiday programs and certain travel periods – higher penalties apply. During selected holidays, special event dates and peak travel periods, such as Christmas/New Year’s, winter school break and Easter, your penalties may be higher and still subject to the supplier fees. All appropriate receipts and documentation must accompany the refund request. No refund will be made for features the participant opts not to use. “No show” penalties could be up to 100% of the airfare and 50% of the hotel/land. The rights and remedies made available herein are in addition to any others available under applicable law. However, Operator offers refunds under this agreement with the express understanding that endorsement of a refund by participant(s) constitutes a waiver of any such additional rights and remedies. FORUM FOR DISPUTES: Participant and Operator agree to resolve any dispute in a court of competent jurisdiction in New York State. DOCUMENTS: Documents will be mailed once full payment is received. Document reissue fee is $25.00 per booking. CHECK-IN PROCEDURE: Failure to check in at least 2 hours prior to departure for domestic flights and 3 hours prior for international flights may result in denied boarding and no refund will be granted. 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TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Travel Impressions Terms and Conditions
the Operator knows of it more than 2 days before the scheduled flight date or if the delay lasts more than 48 hours; (ii) a change in the origin or destination city, unless the change affects only the order in which cities are visited; (iii) any substitution of any hotel that is not named (as an option or otherwise) in Operator’s literature; (iv) a price increase to the participant(s) which is more than 10 percent of the total price the participant(s) are paying for the trip. Should Operator know of a Major Change 10 or more days before scheduled departure, it will notify participant(s) within 7 days after first knowing of it, but in any event at least 10 days before scheduled departure. Should Operator learn of the Major Change less than 10 days before scheduled departure, it will notify participant(s) as soon as possible. For a full refund within 14 days, a participant may cancel in writing (return receipt) to Operator within 7 days after receiving notice of a Major Change, but in no event later than departure. If notice of a Major Change is received after trip departure, participant may decline to accept the change and be sent a refund of the portion of his payments allocable to the hotel accommodations or air transportation not provided within 14 days after scheduled return date. INTERMEDIARY DISCLOSURE: Operator assists you in finding travel suppliers and making arrangements that meet your individual needs. Operator considers various factors in identifying travel suppliers to you and recommending specific itineraries. In this role, Operator is acting as an independent third party and not as a fiduciary. The Operator Parties want you to be aware that certain suppliers pay them commissions as well as incentives for reaching sales targets or other goals, and from time to time may also provide incentives to the Operator Parties’ travel counselors. Certain suppliers may also provide compensation to the Operator Parties for various marketing and administrative services that they perform for them, such as granting suppliers access to the Operator Parties’ marketing channels, participating in marketing programs and supporting technology initiatives. In addition, our parent company, American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc. receives compensation from suppliers when customers use the American Express® Card or other American Express products to pay for supplier products and services. From time to time the Operator Parties may enter into other business relationships with suppliers and these arrangements, including levels and types of compensation and incentives the Operator Parties receive, are subject to change. In identifying suppliers and recommending itineraries, Operator may consider a number of factors, including supplier availability and your preferences. The relationships the Operator Parties have with suppliers may also influence the suppliers Operator identifies and the itineraries Operator recommends. CANCEL FOR ANY REASON TRAVEL PROTECTION PLAN: Travel Impressions wants this trip to the best vacation of your life. To make sure that you have a relaxing, worry-free trip, we recommend our Cancel for Any Reason Travel Protection Plan, designed exclusively for Travel Impressions passengers. Should you have any questions regarding the plan, you may contact BerkelyCare, the program administrator at 1-(800) 453-4053. To enroll in the plan, simply pay the plan cost included on your travel invoice at the time you make your trip deposit. • STARTING AT $89 per person • $45 for Children (0-12 years of age) • Holiday surcharges and published air fees may apply. Price subject to change Section I CANCEL FOR ANY REASON WAIVER: (Provided by Travel Impressions) Reimburses you for any cancellation penalties incurred if you must cancel your trip FOR ANY REASON prior to your originally scheduled flight departure time. Travel Impressions will refund your money in full, with the exception of the cost of the plan. Section II TRAVEL PROTECTION PLAN: Underwritten by National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, PA TRIP INTERRUPTION: Up to total trip cost: Reimburses the unused, nonrefundable portion of your land/sea arrangement plus the cost of additional airfare or change fees to original airfare to return home or catch up to your trip should you need to interrupt your trip due to an illness, injury or death to yourself, a traveling companion or covered family member. MEDICAL EXPENSES: Up to $5,000: Reimburses you for doctor and hospital charges should you become ill or injured during your trip. BAGGAGE/PERSONAL EFFECTS: Up to $800: Reimburses you should your baggage or personal effects become lost, stolen or damaged while traveling. BAG DELAY: Up to $100: Reimburses you for the purchase of necessary personal items should your bags be delayed by the airline for more than 24 hours during your trip. Note: Residents of the state of New York are not required to purchase the protection benefits outlined in the Travel Protection Plan in order to purchase the Cancel for Any Reason Waiver provided by Travel Impressions. Please contact 1877-538-3815 for details. The Cancel for Any Reason Waiver is provided by Travel Impressions and must be purchased at the time of trip deposit. Cancel for Any Reason Waiver only covers pre-paid arrangements made through Travel Impressions. The post–departure travel protection benefits and services described in Section II were arranged with National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, PA under Policy Number 9500360. This is just a brief summary of benefits. For complete terms, conditions and exclusions, ask your travel agent for the Plan Description pamphlet or visit our website at, www.travelimpressions.com. Section II benefits are provided in addition to other applicable insurance or indemnity programs where permitted by law, and shall apply only after benefits have been paid. Section II provides limited benefits health coverage only. It does NOT provide basic hospital, basic medical or major medical insurances as defined by the New York State Insurance Department. If you have any questions concerning coverage, just call BerkelyCare, our program administrator, at 1-(800) 453-4053. FOR CUSTOMERS PURCHASING TRAVEL IN THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA: Our California State Seller of Travel Registration number is 2029006-20. Operator is not a participant in the California Travel Consumer Restitution Fund but is a member of the United States Tour Operators Association (“USTOA”). California law requires certain sellers of travel to have a trust account or bond. This business has an account with the USTOA in the amount of $1,000,000.00 (US). Operator, as an Active Member of USTOA, is required to post $1 Million with USTOA to be used to reimburse, in accordance with the terms and conditions of the USTOA Travelers Assistance Program, the advance payments of Operator’s customers in the unlikely event of Operator’s bankruptcy, insolvency or cessation of business. Further, you should understand that the $1 Million posted by Operator may be sufficient to provide only a partial recovery of the advance payments received by Operator. Complete details of the USTOA Travelers Assistance Program may be obtained by writing to USTOA at 275 Madison Avenue, Suite 2014, New York, New York 10016, or by e-mail to information@ustoa.com or by visiting their website at www.USTOA.com. FOR CUSTOMERS PURCHASING TRAVEL IN THE STATE OF WASHINGTON: Our Washington State Seller of Travel Registration Number is: UBI#602 425 801. If transportation or other services are canceled by the seller of travel, all sums paid to the seller of travel for services not performed in accordance with the contract between the seller of travel and the purchaser will be refunded within thirty days of receiving the funds from the vendor with whom the services were arranged, or if the funds were not sent to the vendor, the funds shall be returned within fourteen days after cancellation by the seller of travel to the purchaser unless the purchaser requests the seller of travel to apply the money to another travel product and/or date. FOR CUSTOMERS PURCHASING TRAVEL IN THE STATE OF NEVADA: Our Nevada State Seller of Travel Registration Number is: #2004-0029 FOR CUSTOMERS PURCHASING TRAVEL IN THE STATE OF IOWA: Our Iowa Seller of Travel Registration Number is: #758. 2009 BRO_PK_12.18.08

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