Unico Hotel Riviera Maya – ‘Most Instagrammable’ spots
July 8, 2018
Unico 20°87° – A Picture Perfect Resort
At Unico 20°87° luxury is apparent from the moment you enter the custom scented lobby and check in. Overwhelmed by the resort’s inspiring design and stunning interior, guests often find themselves reaching for their phone to capture the moment for their social media feeds. And the shots don’t stop there!
‘Instagram worthy’ holidays are on the up, particularly within the Millennial demographic and we’d certainly recommend Unico 20°87° for its envy making picture opportunities:
Rooms with a view
Guests will be stunned by the turquoise blue waters of the Riviera Maya and, as they enter their rooms and take stock of the beautiful panoramic ocean view, instinct will certainly see them reaching to capture the scene. Every room in the hotel is ocean facing so every guest has the opportunity to snap that perfect “And the holiday starts here” Instagram pic. While in awe of the region’s natural beauty, guests can make the most of their double hydro spa tub, which is situated on the balcony of every room from the second floor up or make use of the swim up room entry on ground level.
Unico 20°87°’s rooms have the wow factor on entering, incorporating clean lines and natural materials each one is designed with a better night’s sleep in mind and incorporates unique décor throughout. In fact, almost every artistic touch point has been provided by local artists, designers and sculptors to create a truly unique and personalised feel. The art in room can be purchased by guests who want to take home a memento that represents their authentic Mexican stay.
Grab a cocktail infused with local authentic flavours from Unico 20°87°’s expert mixologists and head for the beach to capture one the Yucatan Peninsula’s stunning sunsets – it’s the perfect picture opportunity. Offering a romantic setting for couples, you’ll be lost in a sense of wonder as the sky burns orange and red before the sun disappears over the horizon.
Unico 20°87°’s popular holistic fitness programme also offers an idyllic photo opportunity. Those guests that want to rest, relax and truly unwind can begin their morning by watching the sun rise and listening to the satisfying sounds of the crushing waves in a class of beach front yoga; or take it to a deeper level of spiritual healing with an indulgent meditation class. Both allow for the perfect Instagram shot combining a stunning backdrop with a health and wellness edge.
Gym and Spa Lovers
Those guests looking to keep their fitness routine up whilst still enjoying their holiday can arrange a personal training session at the hotel’s state-of-the-art gym or head for the courts to enjoy a game of tennis or basketball. There is definitely no need to miss out on your daily #fitspo pose!
For guests wanting ultimate relaxation, The Esencia Spa at Unico 20°87°’s is an idyllic spot to lounge and pose – there’s #nofilterneeded here!
Unico 20°87°’s aspirational all-inclusive offering allows guests to fully immerse themselves in the culture of the region – from the locally-infused cocktails and cuisines to the art in the rooms and the exclusively curated off-site excursions that have been inspired by the natural wonder and majesty of the region
Offering the opportunity to explore new frontiers and experience new cultures, guests can head to one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Chichen Itza; swim with friendly dolphins off the stunning shores of the Riviera Maya; or dine in a romantic setting beneath the clear starlit skies. These indulgent experiences will definitely see the ‘likes’ soar as friends admire your holiday snaps.
No holiday is complete without an excursion or two to show friends and family your adrenaline loving side. Guests wanting to be at one with nature should head to the exotic Garrafon Natural Reef Park, situated on the southern point of Isla Mujeres. The reefs, cliffs, and breath-taking views of the Caribbean Sea will leave travellers spellbound. Guests have access to the VIP Lounge which includes a premium open bar, buffet lunch, a pool, Jacuzzi®, lounge terrace, and restaurant. It’s the perfect spot to relax after exploring.
Unico also offers excursions for those that want to test their nerve.Head out on-board an army truck to Selvatica Extreme, the largest and fastest circuit on the peninsula, boasting 12 different high speed zip lines. After gliding between treetops on a canopy tour, enjoy the crystal clear waters of a nearby cenote. Afterwards try a lunch of local favourites and aguas frescas, a refreshing Mexican staple.
No holiday is complete without the obligatory #foodporn shot and Unico’s restaurants offer plenty to work with. Varying from elevated fine dining to casual beachside buffet and with a diversity in tastes and flavours, guests won’t want to miss the chance to capture the colourful, tasty food that is presented to them.
One of the hotel’s most popular food concepts can be found at Cueva Siete where the executive Chef, Chef Bravo, offers guests an authentic tour of the regions flavours and produce to proudly showcase the very best of Mexico – guests are spoilt for choice as every dish is stunning and has to be uploaded to Instagram before being devoured.
The ‘must take’ Unico 20˚87˚ shot
Every hotel has THE must take picture location for that perfect Instagram pose and Unico 20˚87˚s is no different. Its ‘Bridge to the beach’ is definitely the place to be snapped and could easily work its way towards the accolade of most ‘Insta-famous bridge’. Not only does this route lead guests to the beautiful beach, it also entices guests to stop and take a stunning scenic shot with a classic pose. Guests can take advantage of the best of both worlds and either have the crushing waves of the Riviera Maya in the background, or the stunning hotel as the backdrop. Our personal preference is to take both.
Visit Unico 20°N 87°W Hotel Riviera Maya with Kenwood Travel, which is offering seven nights at the five-star Riviera Maya hotel from just £1,721 per person on an all-inclusive basis. This price includes a saving of £396 and is based on two adults sharing an Alcoba Swim up room and return economy flights from London Gatwick with British Airways, departing on 01 Septembert 2018.
This price package also includes access to Unico 20°87°’s ‘Unlimited Inclusions’ programme, which includes selected spa treatments* at the Esencia Wellness Centre; access to a holistic fitness programme* including meditation and beach front yoga; selected water sports activities*; selected off-site excursions* that showcase the history and culture of the region, and unlimited golf. *
To book now visit www.kenwoodtravel.co.uk/unico or call 0207 749 7202. For more information, please visit: Unico Hotel Riviera Maya
*These select ‘Unico 20°N 87°W Inclusions’ are available to all guests for a 20% service fee only.