Travel Tips for Family Trips to Now Resorts

With so many personalities and interests to consider, planning a family vacation can be tough. Time away together should be nothing but the experience of a lifetime and with so many amazing amenities and options to choose from, there’s no better place for your next family escape than Now Resorts & Spas!

Now Resorts allow you to discover a place where you can be far away from the every day yet only steps from gourmet restaurants, sun-soaked beaches and a world-class spa. A place where incredible suites overlook glistening waters. And exceptional amenities and activities are included as part of Unlimited-Luxury®. Enjoy the ultimate family vacation that you deserve. The time (and place) is NOW!

Here are our top tips for family trips to Now Resorts:

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1. Pick the spot that’s right for your family! Now Resorts & Spas offer guests four tropical destinations to escape to for an unforgettable family trip: Now Larimar Punta Cana, Now Amber Puerto Vallarta, Now Jade Riviera Cancun and Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun. Take some time to explore each property with your loved ones and pick the spot that intrigues everyone!

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2. Encourage your kids to explore Now Resorts! Guests between the ages of 3-12 can have the time of their lives at the Explorer’s Club. The clubs are completely supervised by American Red Cross certified staff, and included in your Unlimited-Luxury® experience. Your kids will play the day away with plenty of activities that are both exciting and educational! Parents can even keep in touch with their kids throughout the day with complimentary pagers and cell phones provided by the Explorer’s Club staff.

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3. Teens visiting Now Resorts & Spas between the ages of 13-17 can also enjoy a supervised entertainment program. The Core Zone Teens Club features daily activities, such as non-motorized water sports, pool games, sports games, and a variety of indoor activities. At night, teens can mix and mingle at a bonfire or a disco mixer. *Please note that Now Jade Riviera Cancun does not have an official Core Zone Teens Club, but activities designed for teenagers are provided.

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4. Steal away for some personal time! Babysitting services are offered at participating Now Resorts & Spas, and separate from the Explorer’s Club. Additional costs apply and are subject to change.

With so many things to see and do, Now Resorts are the perfect choice for your next family trip. Begin your adventure NOW!

Cut Loose at the Core Zone for Teens at Now Larimar!

Are your teens worried about their family vacation turning into a bore? Cast those worries aside! Now Larimar Punta Cana is a playful paradise for the whole family – especially for teens! Guests age 13 to 17 can cut loose and have the time of their lives at the Core Zone Teens Club.

Core Zone gives teens the opportunity to make new friends, play sports and participate in other fun activities to make their Now Larimar vacation one to remember.

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Teens at Now Larimar Punta Cana will have a blast in the surf and sun!

Fun, daily activities and entertainment include video games, bungee trampoline, billiards and more!

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Whether outdoors or indoors, there’s something for everyone to do at Now Larimar Punta Cana.

Nightly, supervised social events are also held to keep the party going! Weekly bonfires on the beach and disco mixers are sure to create memories to last a lifetime.

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Make family memories that will last a lifetime with a vacation at Now Larimar Punta Cana.

Giant chess games, shooting hoops on the basketball court, catching your favorite movie on plasma televisions — with so many activities to choose from, the only real question is: how will you get to it all? Book your Now Larimar Punta Cana vacation now and get ready for the experience of a lifetime for the whole family!

*Additional costs may apply

Family Fun for Everyone at Now Sapphire!

Finding a vacation that will make every member of the family happy is no easy feat, especially with kids of varying ages in tow! At Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun, however, we’ve got you covered and can guarantee a trip everyone will be talking about for years to come. Check out the below video for proof!

We have activities available for all ages and every vacation style. Whether you’re into relaxing and unwinding by the pool or on our private stretch of white-sand beach, or taking to the sea for an ocean adventure, there’s something for everyone. Water sports include sailing, kayaking, windsurfing, water aerobics, water polo and even snorkeling, deep sea fishing and scuba diving* for those looking to explore all the beautiful Caribbean Sea has to offer.

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There’s nothing like feeling the cool ocean breeze in your face! Explore the Caribbean Sea during your stay at Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun.

Activities for land lovers include tennis, beach and water volleyball, beach soccer, ping pong, euro-bungee and bicycling tours. Plus dad will be thrilled to find out Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun guests receive complimentary green fees at the Grand Coral Riviera Maya golf course!

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Get your blood pumping with fun games and activities at Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun!

The fun doesn’t stop after the sun goes down, either! Guests of all ages can enjoy family-friendly activities and entertainment including big-screen movies on the beach, live shows featuring singing, dancing and authentic Mexican entertainment, themed parties for holidays, sporting events, award shows and seasonal celebrations, and guest involvement in karaoke and game shows!

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The talent of the Entertainment Team at Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun is sure to wow the whole family. Photo Credit: Xcaret Park

Are you ready for Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun? We can’t wait to welcome you to our unforgettable resort! Check out our special offers page for deals on your next vacation!

*Additional costs may apply

Gourmet Gluten-Free Dining Available at Now Amber!

Happy #FoodieFriday from Now Amber Puerto Vallarta, where an international array of specialty restaurants awaits you! With your Unlimited-Luxury® amenities, all snacks and meals are included throughout your stay; you can even order 24/7 room service to enjoy a delicious meal in the privacy of your suite! We are also more than happy to accommodate any of our guests that are gluten-free. At Now Amber, saying goodbye to gluten doesn’t mean missing out on all of the delicious flavors we have to offer, since three of our à la carte restaurants feature gourmet gluten-free options that are bound to satisfy even the most discerning palates!

Capers is the place to go for savory Mediterranean cuisine, and offers various main courses for gluten-free diners, including our “Portofino” style Sea Bass, sautéed with white wine, bacon cherry tomatoes and kidney beans, along with our flavorful Chicken Supreme, filled with sautéed spinach and Gruyére cheese and served with mushrooms ragout in a hearty meat sauce.

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Capers at Now Amber Puerto Vallarta serves up delicious Mediterranean dinner options.

Guests craving authentic Mexican and local favorites with a gourmet twist can visit Tamarindo and start their gluten-free meal with our popular avocado and mango tower, complete with Achiote-style shrimp, coconut milk dressing and just a touch of piquin chile. After the appetizers, why not try our Roast Duck Breast, served with poblano peppers sautéed with mint sauce and gratin potatoes?

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Th ambiance at Now Amber Puerto Vallarta’s authentic Mexican restaurant, Tamarindo, evokes feelings of romance and relaxation.

For Pan-Asian fusion delicacies, Himitsu has everything gluten-free diners crave! Feast on Beef Gaudon in an oyster and jerez sauce, prepared with baby corn, broccoli, noodles and Japanese pea pods. Finish off the night on a sweet note with lychee served in caramel sauce with a pineapple compote.

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Asian cuisine at Now Amber Puerto Vallarta’s Himitsu is a great option for gluten-free guests!

All three restaurants are open from 6 pm until 11 pm, so whatever time dinner strikes your fancy we will be ready for you! What are you waiting for? Come give your taste buds the gluten-free adventure of a lifetime at Now Amber Puerto Vallarta!

Spectacular Service recognized by TripAdvisor

Great service makes a great vacation. At Now Resorts & Spas, as well as our sister resorts, it’s a rule we live by. Our staff is skilled at balancing being helpful with being friendly and doing it all with a smile.

All of our dedicated staff members deserve a big thank you, but we’re proud to single out those who have been awarded with TripAdvisor’s Exceptional Service Award! Every year TripAdvisor looks at your reviews to see if anyone specific went above and beyond to make your getaway that much more special. Congrats to Orlando, Alex, Maritza and Martin! Your service is appreciated and thank you for your continued dedication.

Congrats to Maritza Lance from the Food and Beverage Department at  Breathless Punta Cana, Alex Andrade the General manager of  Dreams Tulum, Orlando from  Secrets Wild Orchid &  Secrets St. James and Martin, a waiter in the World Café at  Dreams Riviera Cancun.

Congrats to Maritza Lance from the Food and Beverage Department at Breathless Punta Cana, Alex Andrade the General manager of Dreams Tulum, Orlando from Secrets Wild Orchid & Secrets St. James and Martin, a waiter in the World Café at Dreams Riviera Cancun.

Is there someone you think needs to be recognized? Make sure you write a review on TripAdvisor and tell us your story!

Being Green is a Way of Life at Now Jade Riviera Cancun

At Now Jade Riviera Cancun, we are committed to created incredible guest experiences every day. We are also continually mindful of our impact on the environment around us and the need to protect it for future generations. We employ a variety of eco-friendly and socially responsible practices to promote sustainable tourism, and are proud to to say that our commitment to these values has been validated with Rainforest Alliance Verification™!

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At Now Jade Riviera Cancun, we believe beauty like this is well-worth protecting!

The Rainforest Alliance recognized Now Jade for implementing an integrated waste management program to reducerainforest-alliance-verified-mark-lg our amount of waste and safely dispose of it. This was an extensive undertaking that included an analysis of the existing conditions and education of Now Jade personnel. The hotel worked closely with professionals trained in identifying, handling and sorting hazardous chemical and solid waste. Now Jade has recovered and recycled more than 32 tons of materials that would have otherwise ended up in the municipal landfill thanks to this initiative!

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Guests at Now Jade Riviera Cancun can participate in our unforgettable sea turtle release program. It’s the experience of a lifetime!

A few more of the green philosophies at Now Jade include the use of energy-saving, motion-sensor light switches, water-efficient bathroom systems, biodegradable bathroom amenities, 100% eco-friendly cleaning products and our turtle release program, among others.

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When you stay at Now Jade Riviera Cancun, you can rest assured that you are making an environmentally responsible decision.

We look forward to continuing our commitment to reducing the impact of our resort activities on the planet and local communities, and invite our guests to embrace this mentality as well during their visit to Now Jade Riviera Cancun!

Now Amber honored by TripAdvisor

Congratulations Now Amber Puerto Vallarta! Our guests have always loved our privileged locations, beautiful accommodations and action packed activities, not to mention the Unlimited-Luxury®. Now the rest of the world knows, too! Thanks to TripAdvisor for naming Now Amber one of the 2015 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award winners!

Congrats to the fun and beautiful Now Amber!

Congrats to the fun and beautiful Now Amber!

Anyone who has experienced a Now vacation knows that the delicious food, beautiful views and kind helpful staff are a few of the many reasons why Now Resorts & Spas are the perfect destination for fun loving, active families. The time to visit us is Now! Check out our special offers and experience this award-winning getaway!