Let’s get this sensational luxury twin centre getaway off to a flying start with a four night stay at the stunning Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando™.
This elegant resort captures the very meaning of the expression “the good life”, Italian style. Authentic Italian amenities combined with the beautiful setting of an elegant piazza and harbour, recreates the true essence of Italian hospitality at this award-winning Premier hotel. Guests are inundated with extra specialities exclusive to Loews Portofino Bay Hotel which makes for a truly spectacular holiday fulfilling only the highest expectations.
Hop on the complimentary water taxis^^ along picturesque waterways or take the shuttle bus directly to Universal Studios Florida™, Universal’s Islands of Adventure™ and Universal’s Volcano Bay™. Enjoy priority seating at select restaurants throughout the resort and for all that souvenir shopping during the day, make the most of the complimentary delivery of merchandise purchased throughout the resort to your hotel.
Make sure to visit the Forbidden Forest at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter ™ at Universal Orlando Resort™ to experience Hagrid’s Magic Motorbike Adventure ™. It’s a new and epic addition to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter that’s scheduled to open on 13 June 2019. Experience the freedom of flight on this twisting roller-coaster ride to discover the rarest of magical creatures as you fly beyond the grounds of Hogwarts at speeds of up to 50 miles per hour.
Spend a day or two at one of the three themed swimming pools either relaxing on a lounger at the private, quiet Hillside Pool or playing on the Roman aqueduct themed water-slide at the Beach Pool. For an upmarket pool experience head to the Villa Pool, hire a private cabana and lay back with a cool beverage in the upgraded lounge chairs.
In true Italian style there are several piazzas throughout the resort, the grandest being the Harbor Piazza, where you can take a stroll through cobblestone streets and sidewalk cafes with Italian sports cars parked by the harbour. The host of the quarterly “Harbor Nights” wine tasting and jazz event# (entrants must be 21+ with a valid photo ID), and the nightly “Musica della Notte” (weather permitting) show with live Italian music, it’s definitely a place to spend quality time with friends and family.
Spoilt for choice there are 9 restaurants and lounges in the resort featuring Bice Ristorante and Mama Della’s Ristorante?. A favourite eatery is Trattoria del Porto™ with outdoor dining overlooking Harbour Piazza, casual dining with 5-star cooking techniques. After dinner enjoy a cognac and espresso at Bar American or The Thirsty Fish™, perfect for viewing the sunset while sipping wine and catching up on the day’s events.
After a day of amazing rides and exotic shows the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate is a guest room at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel. Mediterranean style luxury and opulent amenities will sooth and instantly refresh with marble accents and elegant furnishings. Treat yourself to a Club Level room and enjoy access to the Portofino’s Club Lounge with world-class service and hospitality and added touches including signature bathrobes, personal concierge, continental breakfast, hors d’oeuvres with complimentary beer and wine finishing off with an evening turn-down service.
Indulge in some me time with hour or so at the Mandara Spa® and luxuriate in a relaxing massage or signature treatment. On-site shopping at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel is refreshingly good with boutiques, upscale shops and rare works of art.
Saving the best until last and not forgetting the reason Loews Portofino Bay Hotel is a number one choice for guests of all ages, three amazing theme parks provide the thrills of a lifetime and the non-stop nightlife at Universal CityWalk™ offers entertainment for everyone.
After all the thrills and spills of Orlando and its theme parks lets head to Mexico for some Caribbean downtime with a seven night stay at Cancun’s the stunning adults only Secrets the Vine Resort & Spa.
With a stunning setting beside the beautiful waters of the Caribbean Sea and bordered by the gorgeous sandy beaches of Cancun, this AAA Four Diamond award-winning venue is a tropical paradise showcasing the natural beauty of the Yucatan Peninsula in a contemporary, adults-only haven. The unique Unlimited-Luxury® experience at the Secrets the Vine Resort incorporates elegant guestrooms and suites in addition to exceptional activities and facilities along with tasteful dining venues.
Within the resort guests can expect to find three expansive, heated infinity pools and an outdoor whirlpool perfect for pure relaxation and winding down as you soak up the sun. Alternatively, why not head out to the private stretch of white sandy beach to unwind by the glistening Caribbean waters. When you’re not busy lounging, why not sample some of the indoor/outdoor activities on offer including ping-pong, yoga, beach volleyball, dance lessons and football while the adults can enjoy the wine tasting & pairing and mixology cocktail classes. There’s a vast array of thrilling water sports and golf enthusiasts at Secrets The Vine will enjoy complimentary access to the greens at Playa Mujeres Golf Course. Guests who love a good workout won’t miss out with a fully equipped Fitness Centre on-site featuring cardiovascular machines and free weights. The Secrets The Vine Resort is part of the extremely rewarding Turtle Release Programme; this means guests have the unique opportunity to watch baby sea turtles hatch and take their first steps into the sea! At Secrets The Vine guests can indulge in world-class spa facilities at The Secrets Spa by Pevonia®; hosting the latest, luxury treatments designed to indulge and rejuvenate the senses, this 12,500 square feet of serenity features relaxing lounges, baths, saunas and hydrotherapy treatments.
Discover a fantastic range of entertainment options; the fun doesn’t have to stop when the sun goes down. Enjoy big-screen movies on the beach and live nightly entertainment to carry you through to the early hours. Other fantastic entertainment options include themed parties and be sure to check out the resort’s oceanfront bars and other lively entertainment venues. Head to the Limelight Theatre at Dreams Playa Mujeres to see the famous Rock of Ages directed by Mexico’s renowned producer Gerardo Quiroz.
Indulge in an expansive selection of local and international cuisines from five delicious a la carte restaurants each with their own unique menu and setting, a buffet venue, a grill and a cafe. These mouth-watering options can also be enjoyed from the comfort of your suite with room service available upon request. Romantic couples can be wined and dined on the beach also on request. Late night bites can be found at the Vine Cafe open 24-Hours. This fabulous resort also features seven exceptional bars and lounges with unlimited top shelf spirits.
Each of the 497 spacious guestrooms and suites at the Secrets the Vine, Cancun are elegantly designed and decorated with Italian porcelain floors and teak wood furnishings. Among a selection of upscale amenities including a sleek, private terrace or balcony, complimentary mini-bar and luxury bathroom wrapped in white glass guests can expect to indulge in one king or two queen comfortable beds. Wi-Fi access and 24-Hour complimentary room service are all par for the course.
Beyond the resort Cancun and the Riviera Maya has plenty of fun filled adventures for everyone to enjoy including amazing archaeological sites for history enthusiasts to explore. Spend a day swimming, zip lining, kayaking, snorkelling and much more amongst the mysterious Cenote water caves, explore the spectacular sea life of the world’s second largest reef system, take a trip to the wonderful beach at Tulum and while you’re there visit the truly stunning Mayan ruins close to the town. And finally no trip to this wonderful part of Mexico would be complete without a visit to Chichen Itza the second most popular tourist attraction in all of Mexico. Hailed as one of the Seven Wonders of the New World the pyramids, temples and stone monuments of these incredible Mayan ruins are truly awe inspiring.
For a truly outstanding adults-only vacation with all the entertainment and sporting options you could desire, the Secrets The Vine Resort, Cancun has all the perfect amenities, venues and facilities to make your stay outstanding and one to remember.
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* The Universal Orlando 3 Park Explorer Ticket entitles one (1) guest admission to Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Islands of Adventure, Universal’s Volcano Bay water theme park, and select live entertainment venues of Universal CityWalk on all days during a fourteen (14) consecutive calendar day period which includes the first day any portion of the ticket is used. Unused days shall be forfeited. **The Universal Orlando 2 Park Explorer Ticket entitles one (1) guest admission to Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Islands of Adventure and select live entertainment venues of Universal CityWalk on all days during a fourteen (14) consecutive calendar day period which includes the first day any portion of the ticket is used. Unused days shall be forfeited. Both the 2 Park and the 3 Park explorer Tickets specifically exclude admission to separately ticketed concerts and special events at either the parks or within any of the CityWalk venues. Some CityWalk venues require ages 21 or older for admission with valid Photo ID. Does not include admission to Universal Cinemark, the Blue Man Group show or Hollywood Drive-In Golf™. Additional restrictions apply, and benefits are subject to change without notice. † T&CS apply. 3 Parks for the Price of 2 is valid for admission up to and including 31st December 2021.
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