When the call of the South beckons to Canadians, there’s no better way to answer it than with a sun-kissed vacation spent by a Caribbean beach. Promising more than just a typical oceanfront experience, Catalonia Hotels & Resorts carries the magic of the tropics in its DNA.
Life’s a beach at Catalonia’s Mexico and D.R. Resorts
Get ready to step into a world of pristine beaches, where every Catalonia Hotels & Resorts property offers a unique beachfront experience.
The Barcelona-based Catalonia brand prides itself on providing guests with exceptional accommodations, top-level service, and unparalleled access to some of the most stunning beachfront locations the world has to offer, from the highly-acclaimed Playa Maroma in Mexico to the Dominican Republic’s white-sand beach at the Bayahibe resort.
With 10 properties in Mexico and the Dominican Republic – five in Mexico and five in the D.R. – your clients have their tops picks of some of the top destinations in the Caribbean.
Let’s dive into some of the top play-on-sand experiences with Catalonia.
Catalonia Grand Costa Mujeres All Suites & Spa
Say adios to monotony and hola to Catalonia Grand Costa Mujeres All Suites & Spa – your clients’ beach-perfect getaway just got an all-star upgrade.
Located on one of the top beaches in Costa Mujeres, opposite the famous Isla Mujeres and just outside the Cancun Hotel Zone, this all-inclusive features modern suites with a terrace or balcony and services that will make guests want to stay on holidays year-round.
“Catalonia Grand Costa Mujeres is the north part of Yucatan peninsula. It has a great location and beautiful area of beach with a beach bar, a marina for water sports, and lounge chairs to rest,” says Greta Hidalgo, North America Sales Director MX & DR, Catalonia Hotels & Resorts.
Catalonia Grand Costa Mujeres All Suites & Spa is the first property in the brand’s Grand category and the first one built from scratch for the brand. It’s a deluxe five-star product where guests will find 24-hour room service, a variety of liquor brands, and an exceptional level of service.
Top-Rated and Top-Tier: Catalonia Playa Maroma
Imagine lounging on your sunbed, sipping your favourite cocktail, while palm fronds sway overhead at one of the top-rated beaches in the world. That’s Playa Maroma for you – and it’s consistently ranked among the top beaches in the world.
“Maroma is one of the nicest beaches in Mexico, and was actually named one of the most beautiful in the world by Travel + Leisure Magazine,” says Hidalgo.
The beach at Catalonia Playa Maroma is a combination of powder-soft white sand naturally mixed with a thin layer of coral pink – just add sunlight and you’re ready to go. Playa Maroma also boasts a rich aquatic ecosystem due to its location within the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System, making snorkelling a real delight.
Bluer Than Blue: Catalonia Bayahibe
Catalonia Bayahibe encapsulates the Dominican Republic’s coastal beauty. Your clients are bound to fall in love with the velvet-soft sand of Playa de Bayahibe, one of the leading beaches in the country. Take a leisurely stroll along the shore during sunset, and you’ll understand why this place is known for its captivating beauty.
“Bayahibe in the La Romana area in D.R. is awarded with the International Blue Flag,” notes Hidalgo. The Blue Flag is a symbol of excellence, confirming that a beach meets the highest level of environmental and safety standards.
Catalonia Bayahibe is also an eco-friendly resort, having received the Green Globe Certificate which certifies their commitment to preserving the magnificent natural environment that surrounds the property.
A Slice of Mexico: Catalonia Riviera Maya
Tucked away in the heart of the Caribbean, the tranquil beach at Catalonia Riviera Maya, makes it the perfect spot for couples on a romantic getaway or families seeking a peaceful escape.
Another plus is that the property recently underwent a facelift that’s sure to enhance the vacation experience – at a great price.
“The rooms at the Catalonia Riviera Maya have been totally renovated and offer a bright fresh feel. For those looking for great value pricing, the Catalonia Yucatan Beach offers great facilities at affordable pricing,” says WestJet Vacations’ Shannon Cunningham, Leisure Agency Sales Manager.
About 80 kilometres from CUN, Catalonia Riviera Maya guests can break up their beach days with nearby visits to the Mayan pyramids of Chichen Itza, the pyramid of Cobá, the Island of Cozumel, and other hot spots around Mexico.
Where the Greens Meet the Blue: Catalonia Bávaro
Who needs caffeine when you can wake up to the stunning beach at the Catalonia Bávaro Beach Golf and Casino Resort? Starting your day with such breathtaking views is sure to set the tone for an unforgettable family vacation.
The resort boasts immaculate white sandy beaches, surrounded by clear, turquoise waters. Guests can even snorkel just off the beach area to a patch of coral reefs teeming with sea life.
Adjacent to the Catalonia Bávaro Beach Golf and Casino Resort is the adults-only, all-suite Catalonia Royal Bávaro.
WestJet Vacations + Catalonia: Complimentary green fees
Experience the A-list beaches at in Punta Cana’s Cabeza de Toro region, where the Catalonia property is located, and some added perks to top it off.
Both the Catalonia Bávaro Beach Golf and Casino Resort and the Catalonia Royal Bávaro feature a lush, meticulously maintained golf course, designed to cater to golfers of all levels. Set against a stunning Caribbean backdrop, each tee has a great view.
Clients booking a package to the Catalonia Bavaro Beach Resort and Catalonia Royal Bavaro with WestJet Vacations get free golf at the on-site golf course.
“This is ongoing with WestJet Vacations,” notes Cunningham.
A golf cart is required and can be paid for directly at the golf course.