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The ultimate in family all-inclusives

Six star gourmet a la carte dining, butler service, exquisite accommodations and amenities and premium wines and spirits have always been attributed to the deluxe “adult only” all-inclusive category. In fact many wedding groups have been forced to make alternate choices if their wedding parties included children and/or young family members.

Karisma Hotels & Resorts announced the introduction of Generations Riviera Maya in February 2014. The latest addition to the newly-launched Generations Resorts by Karisma brand, the resort will feature all-suite oceanfront accommodations – the largest in the Riviera Maya at 1200 sq.ft. – with unlimited butler service, swim up infinity suites and the Gourmet Inclusive concept which includes gourmet a la carte meals, premium alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and 24 hour room service.

“Nothing signifies vacation like having everything taken care of for you. With unlimited butler service included at Generations Riviera Maya, every need is met and every whim is indulged without the stress of added cost. This all-suite oceanfront resort will take our signature Gourmet inclusive concept to new heights, welcoming guests on truly luxurious and carefree vacations only steps from the white sand beach,” said Mandy Chomat, VP of sales and marketing.

Spacious Suites

 

144 oversized oceanfront suites measuring upwards of 1200 sq.ft. Each one features spacious living areas and has the option of adjoining to other suites or converting into two or three bedroom apartments to accommodate large family groups. Designed in a contemporary Caribbean flair, Generations Riviera Maya boasts 17 different room categories!  All have spectacular oceanfront views of azure blue water and white sand beach.

 

Amenities include: 24hr room service, oversized balcony or terrace, Jacuzzi for two, 42” LCD TV’s, WiFi, DVD player and iPod docking alarm clock, AC, bathrooms with double sinks, hair dryers, plush bathrobes, safety deposit box, iron and ironing board, coffee maker. All suites are accessible by either stairs or elevator. Families with small children will be able to travel carefree by taking advantage of the resort’s Gourmet baby-inclusive amenities, including strollers, cribs, pack and plays, change tables, monitors, bottle warmers baby bathrobes and more!

 

Exclusive Services and Amenities

Beginning with their online advance check-in and guest’s personal dining preference, the Generations Riviera Maya staff cannot do enough to make your stay memorable. Butler service offers unpacking services, dinner reservations, serving family-style meals in-suite, delivering picnic lunches along with sunscreen and reading materials to the pool or beachside. In-suite continental breakfast service is included for all one, two and three bedroom accommodations.

 

Eko Kids Club

For children, the resort offers Eko Kid’s Club, featuring supervised activities for kids aged 4 to 12 years showcasing fun and educational activities with an environmentally-friendly twist. They have a movie area, craft station, library, gaming consoles and more. For infants and toddlers, Baby Beach Lounges will provide a shady respite from the sun complete with toys and nanny service so that adults can enjoy some quiet beach time.


Gourmet Cuisine

As part of the Gourmet Inclusive experience, the resort will invite guests to experience a la carte tastes near and far at any of its four restaurants and two lounges, including casual, shared fare at Chef Market, traditional Mexican “street” style cuisine and tableside games at Palapa Bar & Restaurant, cozy, family-style Pan-Asian cuisine at China Table, a fresh Mediterranean menu and chocolate bites at Cacao Lobby Lounge. Come December, guests will relax and refresh in the sun at the resorts’ oversized pool and swim-up bar and lounge.

Currently only SunWing Holidays offers air and hotel packages featuring the Generation’s properties. Excellent choice for multi-generational wedding groups, family reunions and any discerning family getaway.



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Joy McGinnis has been a professional travel consultant for over 25 years.  Her personal love of travel is obvious to her clientele and she truly enjoys creating unique and memorable vacation experiences for them.  "The Joy of Travel" is a collection of her travel exploits, helpful hints and valuable insights into many of today's top travel trends.

 

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