The Blue Bay Getaway Spa Resort is an over-21 only all-inclusive beachfront resort, favored by a young, single clientele. Located on the north end of Cancun's hotel zone, the resort is near shopping, dining, and nightlife. It also boasts some of the calmest waters along the Cancun strip.
The Blue Bay Getaway Spa Resort features 385 guest rooms, all with air conditioning, a built-in hairdryer, a computer dataport, coffeemakers, iron and ironing boards, and cable TV. Many rooms feature private patios and balconies with sweeping water views. Non-smoking rooms are available upon request.
All-inclusive rates cover accommodations, all meals, room service for breakfast, all bar and non-bar drinks, daily activities, introductory scuba lessons, nightly entertainment, non-motorized water sports, billiards and other games in the game room, shuttle transportation and exchange privileges with Blue Bay Getaway's sister resort in Cancun, and all taxes and service charges. Airport transportation can be arranged for a slight surcharge.
The resort also offers an upgraded plan for an additional $30 per night (2007 rates) that includes premium brand liquor; a premium menu at the a la carte restaurants; room service option for lunch and dinner; free use of the spa's sauna, Jacuzzi, and steam room; a no-fee safety deposit box; and discounts on services in the resort spa, tour desk, and beauty salon.
Facilities at the Blue Bay Getaway Spa Resort
Facilities at the Blue Bay Getaway Spa Resort include five restaurants, four bars, three outdoor swimming pools, a tennis court, an exercise room, a marina, and a game room. The hotel boasts a long stretch of white sand, clothing-optional beach.
The resort's spa features five massage and treatment rooms plus a four-person Jacuzzi, steam room, and sauna. A full menu of spa services is offered as well as beauty treatments in the salon.
The resort offers laundry and dry cleaning services, high-speed Internet access, a tour desk, and an on-site photographer.
The five restaurants at the Blue Bay Getaway Spa Resort range from elegant dining to casual. Among the choices are:
- El Embarcadero - This large buffet-style restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily, with different theme dinners each night of the week.
- The Village Wok - This oceanfront restaurant is open for dinner nightly and offers Asian favorites with a lovely view of the water.
- Il Piacere - The resort's romantic, gourmet Italian restaurant.
- Bella Vista - This open-air beachfront eatery serves snacks and light lunch entrees by day and transforms into a romantic seafood restaurant at night.
- Las Margaritas - This open-air restaurant in the center of the resort serves a late morning Continental breakfast, a buffet-style Mexican dinner, and late afternoon and late night snacks.
The resort's bars begin opening at 10am and stay open until 1am. Options include a swim-up pool bar, a beach club, a bar in the game room, and a dance club.
No one need ever be bored at the Blue Bay Getaway Spa Resort. A full schedule of activities is planned each day. Among these are aerobics classes, beach volleyball, contests, pool, water polo, and lots more.
Evening activities include dance contests, live musical entertainment, and dancing 'til the wee hours of the morning.
Planning a Blue Bay Getaway Spa Resort Vacation
Reservations at the Blue Bay Getaway Spa Resort may be confirmed at the resort's Web site, by calling their reservation center at 800 211-1000, or through a travel agent who specializes in travel to Mexico.
Keep in mind that US citizens now need a valid passport in order to travel to Mexico.
Blue Bay Getaway Spa Resort Paseo Kukulkán, Km 3.5 Cancun Island 800 211-1000 www.bluebaycancun.com