The secret to a great vacation ultimately rests in where you choose to spend it.
Think about sitting on a beach that seems to stretch for miles. There is nothing preventing you from enjoying your own bit of paradise. All you have to do is enjoy a glass of mojito with a mini umbrella sticking out.
Everything is serene, and as you laze under your palapa, the smell of the fresh Caribbean Sea breeze lulls you to sleep.
About the Secrets Playa Mujeres Hotel
You might have been to hotels before, but it is as if you have never vacationed. Well not until you discover Secrets Playa Mujeres Golf and Spa Resort, the ultimate all-inclusive venue with a goal standard.
They offer nothing but premium service. You will not be disappointed with the long list of amenities that is available to you. From unlimited gourmet dining, including an all you can drink special and 24-hour room service, to enjoying wait service by the pool and a vibrant nightlife.
There is nothing missing from this heavenly haven but you.
Situated only thirty minutes from the airport in Cancun, Mexico, this hotel is an easy car ride away. Although it is not situated among the cluster of hotels within the Hotel Zone, you will not feel too detached from the general entertainment in town.
The hotel is still close enough for you to participate in various nightly activities, should you feel like you are missing out on the local fun. Are you already feeling an intense desire to see what the fuss is about?
Well, continue reading as we explore all that Secrets Playa Mujeres has to offer. They completely define the word vacation.
Why You Should Visit the Secrets Playa Mujeres Hotel
If you are looking for that picture perfect escape that has more than just the average beach and less than sensational food and service, then you have found the right place.
When it comes to food, entertainment, luxury, and state of the art equipment and facilities, Secrets Playa is a leader in its class. This luxury hotel has redefined the way people vacation.
Rooms and Accommodation
Located on the coast of the Caribbean Sea, every room is just as awesome as the other. You can choose from any of the 424 luxury suites, some of which provide a beautiful view of the Caribbean Sea, but all of which are decorated with a taste of nature.
1. Bedroom Amenities
Every room comes with a private terrace or balcony, making star gazing or relaxing to the sound of waves crashing on the shore an added pleasure. The interior décor features earthy tones with a cream contrast, accessorized by wooden lattice that was designed locally.
Need to make that all-important phone call? No problem.
Direct dialing is available to all guests, as well as Wi-Fi access. The hotel also offers a downloadable interactive Secrets Spa and Resorts app for the social media enthusiasts, so you will never lose touch with anyone.
Large 42” TVs can be found in the fully air-conditioned rooms. And all of them come equipped with basic amenities such as microwave ovens, Nespresso machines, irons, hair dryers and refrigerators.
2. Choosing Your Room
What room you choose, will also depend on your particular need. The junior suites are fully furnished with TVs, coffee makers, hair dryers, hydro-massage tubs and an in-room safe, among other convenient accessories. For a little more cash, you can upgrade to the premium junior suite that comes with all the above, as well as a safety deposit box, iPod docking station and a clock radio.
For the guest who wants to maximize all that Secrets Playa Mujeres has to offer, there is the Preferred Club Junior Suite, which comes with concierge service and complimentary and upgraded services to the basic ones offered in the lower-tiered rooms.
All rooms come with either an ocean or garden view, except for the Run of the House rooms, which guarantee neither.
You can check into this fine establishment at three in the afternoon daily, with the checkout time being at noon. Around the holidays, from Dec 26-31, you can only be at the resort for a minimum of four days.
But where else would you want to ring in the New Year anyway?
Hotel Amenities at Secrets Playa Mujeres
You’ll never run out of things to do at this ultra-all-inclusive getaway spot. No matter your preference, there is something for you to do.
1. Outdoor Activities
Fun lovers can take advantage of the water activities such as kayaking, snorkeling, aqua aerobics, and the well-equipped tennis courts. For an additional fee, they can also participate in water skiing, fishing, jet skiing and scuba certification.
2. Indoor Activities
For those who prefer a slower pace, you will never feel bored as they relax on the private balconies and sip beverages provided from the fully stocked bar. You can spend the entire stay in your rooms and never feel at a loss as the well-trained staff caters to your every need, with a 24-hour room service feature.
3. Spa Treatment
For a bit of pampering, go and indulge in the plethora of spa treatments. They have hydrotherapy, manicure and pedicure, and you can get treated with the indigenous Temazcal Spa Ceremony.
Other amenities offered by Secret Playa Mujeres include:
- Business Center
- Wedding Services
- Beauty Salon
- 7 Bars/Lounges
- Swim up Bar
- Dry Cleaning Services
- Currency Exchange
- Spanish Lessons
- Massage and other Spa Treatment
- Audio-Visual Equipment
3. Business Center
Who says you can’t work and play at the same time? The state of the art Secrets Playa Mujeres business center is perfect for those trips away from the office. Get the same work done in a modern setting, equipped with the latest audio-visual equipment.
Or book one of the conference rooms for that important meeting when you’re in town. You will still be able to benefit from some of the hotel’s amenities before you call it a wrap.
4. Wedding Services
Honeymooners will find that this is one of the best resorts for making those lasting memories.
You can enquire about their various honeymoon packages. They have many wedding services available to choose from, none of which will have you wondering if you made the right choice.
These services come at an additional cost, even for regular guests to the hotel.
5. Sea and Land Activities
There are a variety of activities for the sea lovers and the land dwellers. Explore the marine life as you go scuba diving, or sail the calm waters in an adventure of water or jet skiing.
If you prefer, you can also lounge on the beach or relax by the pool.
The swim-up bar makes it a lot easier to enjoy the soothing waters while being within arm’s-length of that perfect cocktail. If you aren’t so much a fan of the water, a game of billiards might just be what you need. Throw darts or enjoy a game of pool with friends and other hotel guests.
6. Nightlife Entertainment
Nightclubs are on spot as well for the party lovers, and themed parties by the pool are hosted every night for your enjoyment. There are also six bars and lounges to choose from when you are ready to unwind. Music lovers will especially appreciate the Secrets Playa Mujeres Zen Terrace, one of the six lounges, for nightly live music.
7. Sports and Fitness
For the sports enthusiast, there is a tennis court, biking, and beach volleyball, as well as a fitness center that caters to all your exercise and aerobic needs.
8. Excursions and Attractions
If you prefer a little something extra, you can access a range of excursions and attractions available to you. Have some fun coasting along a trail on an ATV. You can also check out the Mayan ruins, which are a stone’s throw away or go to the cinema, if you prefer some personal or intimate time.
Guests can also avail of the city’s theme parks, museums and historical sites for the tourist who wants to get familiar with the Mexican culture and the Mayan way of life.
Don’t miss out on the local flair, fun and food.
When visiting this Mexican resort and spa, you must indulge in all that the country has to offer, including the food.
The resort caters to everyone’s taste, while serving up seafood, Mexican, Italian, French and Asian cuisine. There is also an International buffet that is sure to leave tongues salivating.
A seaside grill is available that serves up hamburgers, soups, salads, tacos and other finger foods on demand. Late night orders aren’t a problem, but you will have to avail yourself of the buffet styled meals at that time. All of the restaurants require proper attire, so no flip-flops or sleeveless shirts for men.
Ladies are also expected to wear a cover up, when attired in their bathing suits.
You can enjoy all these and more while feeling at home. Secrets Playa Mujeres doesn’t give its guests wristbands, so you won’t feel so much like a tourist, or like you’re on a leash.
What does it Cost to Visit Secrets Playa?
Vacations aren’t free, but some come at over the top prices that rob vacationers of the sense of an escape, which they were promised.
At Secrets Playa Mujeres, you can rest assured that every dollar spent is well worth it.
11. Hotel Fees
All amenities except for the business center, medical services, dry cleaning services, conference facilities and some water sports are available to all guests and are included in the booking price.
The price paid usually depends on which room is selected, and how many occupants there are to a room.
Guests can expect to pay as little as $288 per night. But you should be able to save more when you stay longer.
Coupons can also be utilized to save on booking, so that 4 days and 3 nights can cost as little as $739 especially when paired with specials at certain times of the year.
The time of the year, whether high season or low season, will determine the rates you get. If you pair your flight with the hotel, that’s also another way to lower the cost of your dream vacation.
12. Golfing Fees
Vacationing in the lap of luxury has never been more convenient. Guests at the Secrets Playa Resort and Spa not only have access to the Playa Mujeres Golf Course, but they are also transported to the course and can book tee times through the concierge service.
An unlimited two-pronged golf course package is available if you wish to participate in this sport frequently.
A charge of $210 USD covers a short stay in low season, this can be up to a four days’ stay at the hotel, and $255 USD during high season.
Long stay, which is from up to seven days, costs $285 USD during low season and its $345 per person during high season. A gold cart rental fee of $55 USD will be charged to anyone who wishes to play at any time. Reservations though will need to be made through the concierge at the hotel.
Book Your Vacation at the Secrets Playa Mujeres
By far, it is one of the best hotels to visit, Secrets Playa Mujeres Resort and Spa leaves nothing to the imagination.
It is no surprise that Secrets was rated four diamonds by AAA, as it offers guests a complete and extraordinary stay. From the complimentary welcome cocktail offered to guests upon arrival, to the tasteful design of rooms, you will experience a welcoming vibe that is sure to last.
The spacious luxury suites with patios and balconies overlooking the Caribbean Sea, or the plush gardens will render any weary body some much needed rest and relaxation.
Wake up to waves crashing on the shore on the beaches 100 yards from the hotel pool, or relax closer to land, never being far from the attached juice bar.
Rain showers, hydro massage tubs, and Nespresso coffee machines conveniently placed in rooms with soft earthy tones makes you feel like you’re at one with nature.
There are many things to love about Secrets Playa Mujeres hotel, and very little not to like.
If you plan on vacationing with the family, this resort is for adults only, so no day care facilities are available.
It is also not located in the Hotel Zone. So for added entertainment, you might have to travel to other attractions and excursions offered on the outside. It is however close enough should you really get an itch to party so it wouldn’t altogether be much of an inconvenience.
Despite that limitation, Secrets Playa Resorts and Spa is fully loaded with everything else land and sea lovers could want. Whether included in the booking price or available for an additional fee, your dream vacation is only as good as you make it.