For most Americans and Canadians, if snow, ice, slush, and freezing temperatures haven’t already arrived, they are just around the corner and most likely, for quite a while!

Winter weather will undoubtedly have you itching for a getaway, and there’s no better time to start planning your vacation than now!  Cut your winter short and opt for a complete change of scenery this holiday season.  After a warm, relaxing vacation, you can return home with your batteries recharged, ready to face winter again.

Here’s why a trip to the Riviera Maya this holiday season is a good idea.

Beach Beds in the Riviera Maya

Escape the cold weather.

Luxury resort swimming pool You probably remember last winter as if it was yesterday: mostly gloomy skies, temperatures below 14° Fahrenheit (-10° Celsius), and even the coldest sunny days.  And let’s not forget frostbite on your hands and feet!

You could tough it out this winter and endure three to six months of freezing temperatures or… You could avoid the winter blues and head south to the Riviera Maya, Mexico, one of the most spectacular tourist places in the world, where the daytime temperature never goes below 70° Fahrenheit (21° Celsius).

Picture yourself surrounded by swaying palm trees and beautiful scenery, lush green jungles, sunshine, and the warm, tranquil Caribbean Sea.  The only thing frozen will be your margarita!

Break away from your routine.

The winter holiday season is one of the best seasons of the year.  It’s a great time to reunite with family and friends.  It’s also the time when most people choose to stay indoors, not because they want to, but because it’s too cold to do anything outside.

Take a vacation where you don’t have to worry about weather conditions, and where you can enjoy outdoor activities anytime of the day or night.  The Riviera Maya is the kind of vacation spot where you can relax on white sand beaches or be active by snorkeling, diving, kayaking, and more.

Nightlife options range from a peaceful walk on a secluded beach to a night of dancing, drinking and excess at a fashionable nightclub in nearby Playa del Carmen.

Get the best hotel deals and vacation packages.

Kayaking in the Riviera Maya A great way to take advantage of the best winter vacation packages is if you book your trip in advance.  Thousands of people want to travel in the colder season, so making your travel plans in advance can result in confirming a reservation during your preferred time frame.

January through May is the perfect time of year to visit the Mexico Caribbean, since rain is less common and temperatures are very comfortable during these months.

You don’t need an excuse to travel during the winter.  You’ve worked hard long enough, and you deserve it!

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    The title says it all, pure “PARADISE” is what you are going experience at Tres Rios.

    My wife and I vacation in Cancun a minimum of twice a year.
    In September of 2008, we were afforded the opportunity to tour Hacienda Tres Rios with Francisco,”Paco”, our Real-Estate agent, an authentic gentlemen. As my wife and I toured the Tres Rios complex, we viewed the development in its construction phase with several of the guest rooms completed for inspection along with the El Alebrijie restaurant, also completed for inspection. Were we impressed, yes, were we skeptical about becoming members of Tres Rios, especially during its pre-construction phase.

    During the negotiations to become members of Tres Rios, my wife and I were introduced the Project Manager, Dallas, a professional businessman dedicated to his clients desires. After developing a rapport with Dallas and having a commonality of being motorcycle enthusiasts, we became more than just clients, we became friends. Dallas reassured us to avoid our skepticism of being members during pre-construction and assured us Tres Rios will be the Riviera Maya’s “PARADISE”. Yes, my wife and I became members of Tres Rios, we consummated the purchase with Dallas and the champagne flowed, something you need to experience. Now that my wife and I became members of Tres Rios, Dallas also realigned our status to “V.I.P.”, something else you need to experience.

    All I need to say now is that the Hacienda Tres Rios is our new true “HOME AWAY FROM HOME” and we have become part of the Tres Rios family, this is something you definitely need to experience.

    On November 14, 2009, my wife and I arrived at the Cancun International Airport; with the normal hassles of getting through Customs and an issue with the transportation, we finally arrived at Hacienda Tres Rios, only to discover a quandary with our suite. Instantaneously we were attended to by our Concierge, Shakira, and Member Services Manager, Jose Luis, to take care of our dilemma; Jose and Shakira immediately rectified the situation by communicating with Dallas and we were presented with our ocean view, one bedroom suite. Purely wonderful is the best way to describe the suite, marble tile everywhere, mahogany woodwork throughout, even to the romantically lit headboard of the king size bed.

    Tres Rios is situated on 362 acres of magnificent wilderness with its natural habitants being any creature from a family of monkeys, to your friendly lizard, to exotic birds. The resort is a marvel, from the enormous reception area, to the court yard that encompasses natural foliage, to the palm trees surrounding two large pools, to the queen size beds lining the sandy beachfront, to the silhouette of Cozemel lingering on the ocean’s surface, “PARADISE”.

    Perhaps the very best of all that Tres Rios renders is the food, drink and service orchestrated by Food Service Manager, Samuel, a true gentlemen’s gentlemen, an asset that you will remember forever. Samuel and his right-hand-person, Claudia treated my wife and I like royalty beyond your imagination. From the time we awoke, to the time we set for sleep, we were catered to with magnificent food and beverage. Whether being at the poolside or at a formal dinner, Samuel would not rest until he was certain that all our wants and needs were satisfied. Samuel, in reality is a remarkable individual.

    In ending, I must also mention my wife and I became a bigger of part the Tres Rios family by upgrading our membership to a two bedroom Villa. This is how we were acquainted with our new friend, Magnus, an exceptional Real-Estate agent and definitely the best that Tres Rios has employed.

    “Tres Rios”, is truly “PARADISE”.

    Steve & Sheila Talmontas-Kalina


  2. Steve, Sheila,
    We were impressed by your wonderful comments and we wanted to thank you for taking the time to write to us!
    We are glad to have you part of our family and we hope you will continue to provide us with your feedback about your experiences!



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  6. Hola muy buneas tardes….
    La verdad cada que veo estos anuncios en facebook de la hacienda me motiva mas mi estancia en ese lugar.

    Me gustaria saber que actividades puedo tener en mi luna de miel…

    Ahi nos veremos a partir del 31 de Octubre…