Print PDF

 

all inclusive

THE "ALL INCLUSIVE" SYSTEM

 The all-inclusive is a system in which for a single price, guests are entitled to accommodations, unlimited food and beverage, recreation and sports, plan entertainment, taxes and gratuities. It may change from one hotel to another, depending on its category and its own policies.

Many resorts have established along the 120 miles of the Riviera Maya®, on beaches where there are no towns nearby with restaurants to dine around, visiting shopping malls or entertain in nightclubs. The resorts provide all these options so that guests do not have to leave, becoming complexes with restaurants, swimming pools, discos, bars and entertainment. There are properties which also offer golf, spa and water sports.

The all inclusive system is directed to the special segment of people who likes to be inside the hotel, participate in various activities and not spend time on planning where to go, where to eat and which places to visit. The honeymoon couples, families and groups of all sizes, are the main users of this system.

Hotel and guests have discovered that the all-inclusive formula offers excellent value for money. Nowadays, hotels in the Riviera Maya take care to offer their guests the more for their investment with a varied offer of restaurants, high quality products, lots of fun and excellent service.

Now, the Mediterranean and other destinations have joined this traditional system that Mexico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic made popular and famous.

The "all-inclusive" term was first used by John Issa, Chairman of Super Clubs, Jamaica. The hotel industry uses it with the sense of defining a system that provides the tourists with all services they need to make their stay comfortable and pleasant.

The basic services which an all-inclusive package normally includes are:

• Room

• Food

• Domestic drinks

• Entertainment

• Tips

• Taxes

Some hotels add

• International beverages

• Room service

• Servi-bar

• Wireless Internet

• Movies

There are services that are not included in the package. This depends on each resort. Spa, massage, laundry, golf, motorized water sports, telephone, internet, dry cleaning and Tobacco shop are not included, so they charge the totals to the guest's individual account.

USING OF BRACELETS

The resorts that offer the "all inclusive" provide guests with a bracelet that indicates that the person belongs to a certain system or group. The colors depend on each hotel and work with bar code. It is important to keep the bracelet, because if a guest loses it will not have access to different benefits and the hotel will surcharge for the reversal.

HOTELS IN EUROPEAN PLAN

Hotels operating under this format do not include food or beverages in the room rate. The costs of F&B, and any other services must be covered by the guest at the time of departure, when they close their account. Many luxury hotels in the Riviera Maya® work with this scheme and have different options of restaurants, bars and centers of consumption for food and beverages, as well as special facilities that may include gym, spa, golf, water sports and many others.

Login Form

Why Register

You will find here:
* Access to privileged information about the Riviera Maya.
* Search for venues, hotels, and activies, creating lists with your favorites.
* Send RFP's to the hotels of your choice.
...and much more!

Meet paradise through this site especially created for you.

Register Here

How it works

how it_works

Once registered, you will have access to "My List", which will allow you to generate a selection of hotels to which you can send out your RFP.
This list will also store the venues, DMC's, F&B and other services of your choice so you can consult, send or print it.

Register Here

What will you find

In this site, especially designed for the Meeting Planner, you will find all the tools and information for MICE Business as well as the optimal organization and management of your convention, congress or incentive travel, with:

  • Option to send RFP to hotels
  • Request printed materials (only in the US)
  • Directories and factsheets of hotels, DMC’s and service providers
  • Register and archive of Newsletters
  • Help Section with comments and FAQ
  • General information on airlines, medical care, customs, and much more!
You are here:   HomeGeneral InfoUseful information on the Riviera MayaAll-Inclusive vs. European Plan

Contact

Riviera Maya Destination
Marketing Office

Phone/Fax +52 (984) 206 3150
Calle 28 s/n, Manzana 4, Lote 1
Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo 77710 México
ICCA Member

About the Riviera Maya Destination Marketing Office

The Riviera Maya Destination Marketing Office is the official institution in charge of positioning this destination worldwide, through the promotion of the rich cultural heritage of the great Maya Civilization and the natural beauty of a geographic site blessed by nature with spectacular sea, lush forests and landscapes that will take your breath away.

Follow Us

facebook icon twitter icon you tube_icon
Subscribe to our Newsletter
Email:

For Email Newsletters you can trust