Immerse in Unico 20°87°’s water-based activities
April 19, 2018
Enjoy the crystal clear waters of Mexico’s Riviera Maya with Unico 20°87°’s inclusive water-based activities.
As part of Unico 20°87°’s fully immersive experience, guests can test their skill on the water with a number of daily water sport activities* included within the hotel’s ‘Unlimited Inclusions’ programme. The pristine white sands and inviting crystal clear waters of the Riviera Maya offer a stunning back drop for learning a brand new water skill. Available between 8am–4pm daily, these adventure driven activities can be booked at reception or via the dedicated local host, known as ‘Anfitrion’, which is assigned to each guest on arrival.
Guests can head down to the 20°87° Restaurant for a light and refreshing snack before they embark on thrilling water activity based excursions*. Available at the beach front of the 20°87° Restaurant, guests can choose an array of unlimited options:
Riding the waves
Suitable for four people, guests can make the most of a relaxing afternoon aboard a Catamaran. Soak up the Mexican sun and enjoy panoramic views of the coastline. To make the most of this Mexican sea adventure, grab a snorkel and check out the beautiful native sea life.
Those guests looking for a little light exercise with their water activity can enjoy a kayaking session along the coast. Guests can opt for a single or double sea kayak and set out to explore the beautiful inlet’s and coves of the coastline while taking in the therapeutic surrounds of the calm ocean. Unico 20°87°s water sport activities also give couples the chance to get fit with pedal boats for two. Set out from the beach and pedal you’re way to an ocean adventure.
Interact with the locals
Unico 20°87° also offers guests a once in a lifetime opportunity to interact with some of the Yucatan Peninsula’s local dolphin pod. Get up close and personal with these friendly aquatic mammals and choose from several different interactions including kissing, hugging, swimming or even just waving at the dolphins.
Explore further waters
With Unico 20°87°s Yalku Xtreme, guests can learn all about Mexico ́s unique biodiversity with a snorkel session exploring an underground river deep within the jungle. And, for those that don’t fancy donning a snorkel mask, they can opt for an enchanting sunset sailing excursion. Guests can express their inner skipper and sail along the stunning Riviera Maya coastline aboard a luxurious catamaran. Offering an open bar, guests can relax with a cocktail in hand and enjoy the breeze in their hair while nibbling on delicious canapés. The luxuries don’t stop there, as guests finish off the evening with a glass or two of wine.
Unico 20°87 also offers water based activities on some of its inclusive excursions. Guests can learn a little more about the history of the region and immerse themselves in its heritage with a guided tour of Chitzhen Itza – one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Guests can spend the morning exploring the ruins and learning about the significance of the Mayans. Offering a well-earned break from the sun, the tour then moves on to explore a secret underwater world full of natural turquoise pools. Guests can admire where Mayans communicated with the Gods and enjoy a refreshing swim at a local Cenote, which translates to ‘sacred well’. Filled with natural, mineral waters and shaded under a jungle themed sky, guests can lose their thoughts and listen to the calming sounds of hummingbirds and other jungle life.
Not only will guests find these cenotes a dream to float in, they have health benefits too as they are often home to vitamin and mineral rich algae that nourish and protect skin. Guests are advised to bring under water cameras or smartphones as they will be thrilled with the pure waters, which allow for aquatic shots giving the images high clarity. In these pure waters, guests can enjoy the small fishes scurrying around in the plant life below.
Restful water play
Guests that prefer to stay hotel based can make the most of Unico 20°87°’s unique pool experience with the choice of three pools. All three pools offer a poolside food and drink service as well as Cabanas that can be booked in advance. La UNICA pool is large and lively—a place to socialise and hang out with a drink or two. Its sophisticated dark blue colour provides a warmer water temperature for guests to make the most of. The 20°87° pool is the pool most central, where guests can enjoy a swim up bar and daily energetic sets from a DJ. At La Escondida, guests can experience a true sense of escape, with supremely mellow music and comfy seating. The water temperature in this pool is a bit more refreshing, and features a hydro pool.
Unico 20°N 87°W Hotel Riviera Maya is offering guests fab June savings with up to 38% off stays. Visit Unico 20°N 87°W with Kenwood Travel, which is offering seven nights at the five star Riviera Maya hotel from just £1,520 per person on an all-inclusive basis. This price includes a 38% discount and is based on two adults sharing an Alcoba Swim up room and return economy flights from London Gatwick with British Airways, departing on selected dates in June 2018.
*These select ‘Unico 20°N 87°W Inclusions’ are available to all guests for a 20% service fee only. Operation of all above water activities is subject to schedules, availability and weather conditions.
About UNICO 20°N 87°W
As a departure from the traditional all-inclusive, the UNICO 20°N 87°W experience will encompass all food and beverages, selected spa treatments and off-property excursions, unlimited golf and more. The hotel has exteriors designed by Artigas and interiors conceptualized by AvroKo. It features 448 guestrooms with predominately ocean-views, boasts a plunge pool and double hydro spa tub, an in-room mini bar stocked for guest preference with all the essentials to make-your-own cocktail, it offers three expansive pools each with a unique experience, five globally-infused gourmet restaurants and six bars and lounges, including a cigar lounge and two swim up bars. The Esencia Wellness Center features a state-of-the-art fitness facility boasting specialty classes, a visiting instructor program and personal training sessions, accompanied by a spa with 18 luxe cabanas, hydrotherapy facilities with a plunge pool and Hammam, beauty salon and barbershop equipped with a cocktail cart offering whiskey and beer, as well as steam and sauna room. In addition, UNICO 20°N 87°W can play host to experiential meetings and weddings, offering an 11,600 sq. ft. ballroom, two breakout rooms and outdoor event space.
Unico 20°N 87°W Hotel Riviera Maya has also been ranked the second best hotel on Mexico’s Caribbean coast by global travel brand Conde Nast Traveller as part of the 2017 Reader’ Choice awards. With extremely high competition along the Mexican coast, this is a grand achievement for UNICO 20°N 87°W to have been recognised for its immersive experience and will continue to succeed in standing out from the competition. On top of this UNICO 20˚87˚ was ranked #1 of 22 Hotels in Akumal by Trip Advisor as well as being invited to partner with the prestigious Roll Royce Enthusiast Club and will feature within their exclusive members publication, RREC Goodwood: The Pursuit of Excellence 2018.
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