Best New Resorts

Best New Resorts

An inside look at happening hotels and recent renovations.

Courtesy RIU

Courtesy RIU

Riu Reggae
WHERE: Montego Bay, Jamaica
WHEN: November 2016
WHY WE LOVE: Adults rejoice. “is adults only resort has everything you need to unwind in true all-inclusive fashion— beach access, swimming pools, sun terraces and your choice of themed restaurants.

Courtesy Royalton

Courtesy Royalton

Royalton Saint Lucia
WHERE: Saint Lucia
WHEN: Winter 2017
WHY WE LOVE: Recharge and reconnect. With Diamond Club service a personal butler, exclusive beach access and an adults-only section will make sure you feel like royalty. If not, the Royal Spa experience will help.

Courtesy Hideaway at Royalton

Courtesy Hideaway at Royalton

Hideaway at Royalton Negril
WHERE: Negril, Jamaica
WHEN: Winter 2017
WHY WE LOVE: Prepare to be pampered. Each of the Hideaway’s suites includes both butler and 24/7 concierge services, making it feel like a boutique property.
You can count on it being a tranquil haven with its exclusive à la carte restaurant, bar and adults-only pool.

Courtesy Grand Velas

Courtesy Grand Velas

Grand Velas Los Cabos
WHERE: Los Cabos, Mexico
WHEN: December 2016
WHY WE LOVE: All is well at this new luxury resort. Thƒe 35,000 square foot spa includes treatments that incorporate the native Blue Agave plant. Plus, with two-story wellness suites, complimentary fine wines and family friendly clubs, every experience is therapeutic and unique.

Courtesy Grand at Moon Palace

Courtesy Grand at Moon Palace

The Grand at Moon Palace Cancún
WHERE: Cancún, Mexico
WHEN: February 2017
WHY WE LOVE: With a bowling alley and water park, the kids’ club activities are top-notch. With nine outdoor pools and premier dining, this is a boutique hotel with world-class amenities.

Courtesy Nickelodeon

Courtesy Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon Hotels and Resorts
WHERE: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
WHEN: Opened May 2016
WHY WE LOVE: Thƒe “Nick Experience” doesn’t start and stop with kid’s slime drinks. With late-night live music and a swim-up bar between every building, the new Nickelodeon resort has just what parents need too.

Courtesy Turquioze Hyatt Ziva

Courtesy Turquioze Hyatt Ziva

Turquoize at Hyatt Ziva Cancún
WHERE: Cancún, Mexico
WHEN: September 2016
WHY WE LOVE: This new adults-only section at Hyatt Ziva Cancún is all about privacy and relaxation. All suites have oversized private balconies, yet the exclusive rooftop infinity pool might be your favorite spot.