Hacienda Tres Rios
Example Booking: 20,500 eXpectations points, January 2018, Studio sleeps 2
Situated in Riviera Maya on the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico, the Hacienda Tres Rios Resort Spa & Nature Reserve is set within 326-acres of a tropical nature park with three rivers flowing into the Caribbean Sea. The idyllic location of the Hacienda Tres Rios Resort invites guests to enjoy the tranquillity of the nature reserve and the exciting activities on the private beach.
eXpectations members could discover the exotic charm at Hacienda Tres Rios Resort Spa & Nature Reserve for 7 nights, from 12th-19th January 2018, in a luxurious studio suite, accommodating 2-people. After the busy Christmas festive season, treat yourselves to this fantastic holiday opportunity for just 20,500 points, available on RCI.com at the time of writing on 10/07/17.
Riviera Maya stretches 75km along the shores of the Mexican Caribbean Sea in the south-east region of the Yucatan Peninsula. This part of Mexico feels like the gateway to heaven and attracts many visitors to enjoy its stunning beaches, crystal-clear blue waters and ancient temples.
Paradise in one place
Hacienda Tres Rios Resort enjoys a fantastic location. Situated in a unique eco-system, the tropical jungle and mangrove forests are bursting with hundreds of plant and animal species offering a lush, green backdrop to the powder-white Caribbean beaches.
Riviera Maya enjoys long sunny days and warm temperatures averaging 23 degrees Celsius throughout the month of January. The warm sea temperatures entice visitors to enjoy plenty of water activities and wash away the winter blues.
RCI Gold Crown Hacienda Tres Rios
The RCI Gold Crown Hacienda Tres Rios is an all-inclusive resort offering lavish accommodation and excellent facilities. Each air-conditioned suite is elegantly designed with rich mahogany furniture and cool marble flooring to create a relaxing and comfortable atmosphere. Guests can enjoy a perfect night’s sleep on a king size bed with extra soft, Egyptian linen. Admire the stunning ocean or mangrove views from the floor to ceiling doors leading onto the balcony/terrace. The beautifully designed living area features flat-screen TVs and Wi-Fi Internet access.
Hacienda Tres Ríos was voted in the Top 15 best family hotels in Mexico and awarded the Travellers Choice Award 2017 by TripAdvisor. Guests can enjoy a high level of luxury, superb leisure facilities and fun activities to guarantee a relaxing and memorable holiday.
Feel the warm sun caress your skin as you relax around one of the two pools or unwind upon a luxury double-bed sun lounger on the white sandy beach. Enjoy the amazing experience of exploring the clear, turquoise sea on the Hobie cats, sailing dinghy or with a diving trip to admire an abundance of colourful fish and corals. Ya’Ax Che Spa is a sanctuary to vitalize your senses, try rejuvenating treatments, massages and facials in tranquil surroundings.
Indulge in fine cuisine in a choice of 5 on-site restaurants and bars. Whatever the time, the top-class chefs are ready to prepare mouth-watering dishes for you. Enjoy a traditional Mexican a la carte meal under the stars, choose a pizza or calzones throughout the day at Porto Bello’s Italian. Located next to the pool, try gastronomic delights at Hacienda Grill. Savour the flavours of a 7-course meal, served privately by the chef in the special Chef’s Table restaurant. Absorb the romantic atmosphere of a la carte dining on the beach, poolside or in the nature reserve in Luna Maya Restaurant.
Visiting the Yucatán Peninsula’s Riviera Maya strip attracts visitors to enjoy the magic of ancient temples hidden in the depths of the jungle and the breath-taking scenery of the Caribbean Sea. Nearby, the vibrant town of Playa del Carmen offers vibes of cosmopolitan bars, chic restaurants and boutiques lining the beach’s promenade. The region boasts excellent coral reefs and a great choice of professional scuba-diving and snorkelling experiences to discover the colourful marine life. Try a whale shark encounter tour for an experience of a lifetime or a 4-hour catamaran sailing trip from Playa del Carmen to Inah Reef, the best site for snorkelling.
Playa del Carmen is a magnificent, natural playground for all ages to fulfil in exciting experiences, including Xplor Park. Visitors can explore the heights and the depths of the Mayan Jungle on six different leisure activities. Feel the adrenaline rush as you zoom at speeds of 30km/h at heights of 45-metres above the tree tops. Get into the heart of the jungle on an all-terrain motor buggy, drive along dirt tracks, cross wooden bridges and enter rivers leading into deep caves. This unique ride guarantees memorable moments as you travel through the most challenging and beautiful parts of the jungle. Discover the awe-inspiring depths of the underground caves, paddle on a raft or swim along the river to admire the million years-old stalactites and stalagmites. For the ultimate sensational adventure, wait until the sun sets to jump onto a hammock zip-line to fly at full speed above the water’s edge to land into a fresh water pool.
Spend an interesting day out by visiting the most famous archaeological site in Mexico, the Chichen Itza. This UNESCO World Heritage recognised city was built around the 6th -10th Century A.D in the depths of the Yucatán Jungle. The spectacular, pyramid shaped Kukulan temple, with 91 steps each side is one of the most popular temples visited. Tour representatives will guide you through this sacred city and teach you the fascinating history of the temples and their civilisation.
Located approximately 20km from Hacienda Tres Rios Resort, guests can enjoy a day of adventure at the TripAdvisor, Certificate of Excellence (2017) award winning Xcaret Eco Park. The true beauty of Mexico is combined into this magical sanctuary. Experience the wonderful feeling of floating down the underground rivers, lined by incredible rock formations, pass the mangroves being home to the vibrant pink flamingos. Xcaret invites you to swim with the dolphins or the brave can enjoy a special encounter with nurse sharks. The children will love the jungle playground with fun water slides and cross hanging bridges set in a parakeet forest. Immerse yourselves in the traditional culture to the hypnotic sounds of Maya drums and the mesmerising pre-Hispanic dances. Explore tropical nature trails to discover ancient, archaeological sites, an important historical place for the old marine pilgrimages to worship the goddess Ixchel.
Spend the day discovering the stunning Tulum coastline where powder-white sands meet crystal clear blue seas to create the ultimate picture-postcard backdrop for your holiday snaps. Explore the Mayan ruins that dot this stretch of beach and dive underwater to uncover the magnificent reefs and colourful marine-life that inhabit this gateway to the Caribbean.
To highlight the great value of eXpectations Holidays we conducted a price comparison using TripAdvisor to source an equivalent booking. 7-nights All-inclusive at Hacienda Tres Rios were available on LoveHolidays.com during 12th – 19th January 2018 within a Junior Suite (sleeping 2) for £2,356 (based on 2 people sharing when we looked on 10/7/2017).
In comparison, we found this 7-night booking at Hacienda Tres Rios during the same dates within a studio (sleeping 2) for 20,500 points on RCI.com (when we looked on: 10/7/2017). For the purposes of comparison we have included all-inclusive fees in the table below, although non All-inclusive options are available for this resort.
For members of eXpectations Plus, the total price for this accommodation (excluding the initial purchase price of your membership / points) would come to £1,796 (at the time of writing: 24/7/2017). To calculate this we have included: the associated maintenance fees for 20,500 points, 1x annual membership, 1x online RCI exchange fee and All-inclusive fees for two adults.
|Associated maintenance fees for 20,500 points @ £5.75 per thousand||£118|
|1 x eXpectations Annual Membership||£162|
|1 x RCI online exchange Fee||£116|
|Mandatory miscellaneous fees (e.g. tourist tax)||£1,400|
So, by making this points booking, members of eXpectations Plus could have made a potential saving of over £500, based on the comparison above.
See for yourself! Check out the costs of a studio apartment sleeping up to 2 people for 7 nights during 12/1/2018 – 19/1/2018 at Hacienda Tres Rios on LoveHolidays.com.