Expedia awards Secrets St. James’ top-notch service

Secrets Resorts & Spas loves to introduce the world of Unlimited-Luxury to new visitors. There’s nothing like the face of a person who first realizes that every meal and every drink is covered. Not to mention the priceless view! We are also honored when we’re recognized by travel lovers who continue to chose Secrets as their destination. Thanks to Expedia, Secrets St James Montego Bay is being honored for being the veteran traveler’s choice!

Day or night, service isn't the only thing that is great at Secrets St. James!

Day or night, service isn’t the only thing that is great at Secrets St. James!

best_2014_262x177[1]Secrets St. James has been named to the list of Best of +VIP Access hotels for 2014! Expedia’s top travelers look for the hotels and resorts with the highest standards of service and Secrets St. James made the cut. The best part of an Unlimited-Luxury® getaway is the exceptional service, so providing that to every traveler, new or veteran, is our pleasure.

Experience this award-winning service by taking advantage of our special offers today!

Check Out Our Rainforest Alliance Verified™ Secrets Resorts & Spas!

At Secrets Resorts & Spas, we consider ourselves incredibly fortunate to be surrounded by the incredible natural beauty of the tropical landscapes that we get to call home. We also think that these delicate environments need and deserve to be cherished and protected. At Secrets, we are committed to a variety of environmentally-friendly practices to support and promote sustainable tourism efforts and social responsibility and are proud to share that a number of our resorts have even been Rainforest Alliance Verified™!

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Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun is proud to be Rainforest Alliance Verified™!

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Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun, Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun, Secrets St. James Montego Bay, Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay, Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun, Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta and Secrets Huatulco Resort & Spa have all been Rainforest Alliance Verified™, demonstrating a commitment to reducing environmental impact and meeting sustainable tourism requirements.

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Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay is surrounded by lush scenery and incredible azure waters.

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Staff and guests at Secrets Huatulco Resort & Spa have the honor of watching little sea turtles like this one make their way to the sea each year!

The Rainforest Alliance works to conserve biodiversity and improve livelihoods by promoting and evaluating the implementation of sustainability standards. We couldn’t be more proud that our award-winning hotel services are matched by a dedication to preserving the land and sea environments around us so future generations may enjoy them for years to come.  When you stay at our Rainforest Alliance Verified™ Secrets Resorts & Spas, you can rest assured that you will not only enjoy the vacation of a lifetime, but also know that you have made an environmentally conscious decision.

Join the Carnival spirit at Secrets Aura Cozumel!

This February, Cozumel will be shining with glitter, party dresses and decorations as Cozumel Carnival comes to town! The island will turn into a colorful party from February 11th to the 17th to celebrate Cozumel Carnival 2015 and Secrets Aura Cozumel is ready!

The streets of Cozumel come alive during Carnival!

The streets of Cozumel come alive during Carnival!

Cozumel Carnival has been celebrated since 1908. The festivities include nights of lively, colorful parades gathering not only the people of Cozumel but visitors from all over to enjoy the party of the year. It’s not just a big party, Cozumel Carnival is extremely relevant to the commitment of Cozumel’s habitants to preserve their traditions. Each year participants show up with better costumes, better make-up and more intricate dance moves!

Here are some tips when visiting Cozumel during Carnival season:

Colorful statues brighten Cozumel’s main street.

Colorful statues brighten Cozumel’s main street.

  1. Downtown, where the festivities will take place, is located just 15 minutes away from Secrets Aura Cozumel, the Only adults resort in Cozumel.
  2. It is recommended to arrive to Rafael E. Melgar, Cozumel’s main street, around 5:00 p.m. each day to secure a good spot to see the parades.
  3. Our sister resort Sunscape Sabor Cozumel will hold a costume contest on February 14th! You are welcome to join and participate for the chance to win amazing prizes!
  4. Bring your costume and join the celebration!

Secrets Aura Cozumel is always a colorful, fun place to visit. Check out our special offers and see for yourself!

Start the Year of Refreshed and Rejuvenated with Secrets Spa Deals

People tend to be pretty hard on themselves this time of year. With New Year’s resolutions wearing thin and the dreary days of winter stretching on endlessly, you may feel like you’re in a funk. Secrets Resorts & Spas, however, has the perfect remedy: a day at the fabulous Secrets Spa by Pevonia! Throughout the month of January 2015, with any 80-minute massage or facial, you will also receive your choice of one 25-minute treatment from the following list of luxuries:

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At Secrets Resorts & Spas, your massage comes with a beautiful view!

  • Reflexology massage
  • Neck, back & shoulders massage
  • Ginkgo Biloba eye treatment
  • Aromatic moor mud hydrotherapy
  • Foot ritual
  • Gel polish
  • Manicure
  • Pedicure
  • Crown braids
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The Secrets Resorts & Spas Spa by Pevonia will leave you feeling truly refreshed.

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Let the warm waters of the Secrets Resorts & Spas Spa by Pevonia wash away all your worries.

We invite you to come indulge your senses and experience 105 minutes of euphoria in an atmosphere of complete relaxation. After your Secrets spa day, you will feel completely refreshed, invigorated and ready to take on 2015. This year, pamper yourself at Secrets Resorts & Spas. You deserve it. Book your spa day today!

1st Annual Spanish Wine Festival comes to Secrets The Vine

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Cleanse your palettes and study up on your terminology, the 1st Annual Spanish Wine Festival is making its way to Secrets The Vine Cancun! We’ll have expert sommeliers, perfect pairings, and plenty more to delight your taste buds! Check out what we have planned!

  • Hungry? Nothing beats a meal with a perfect wine companion! Join us for one of our upcoming pairing dinners on January 17th and 24th! Expertly paired so you’re sure to leave full and happy! $40 USD per person
  • Learn more about the wonderful world of wine at our wine tastings on January 14th, 20th and 27th! $20 USD per person but free for guests at Secrets The Vine.
  • Join us to close the festival on January 31st with a very special dinner! Featuring different wine houses, it will be the perfect way to end a wonderful festival! $45 USD per person

For reservations and more information contact us at +52-998.848.94.00 ext. 3125-3118 or via email at info.sevcu@dreamsresorts.com.

Special Events Spotlight: Easter & Cinco de Mayo

Spring is coming! It might not feel like it to everyone yet but the end is in sight. One way to celebrate is to join Secrets Resorts & Spas for the upcoming spring holidays! Check out how we’re celebrating in paradise!

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It's definitely not your average Easter celebration at Secrets Huatulco Resort & Spa!

It’s definitely not your average Easter celebration at Secrets Huatulco Resort & Spa!

Join us for an elegant Easter Sunday featuring gourmet buffets and champagne, an evening of entertainment and all the Unlimited-Luxury® you can expect from Secrets Resorts & Spas. End the night with us enjoying a movie on the big screen right on the beach!

Cinco de Mayo

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You can almost hear the mariachi and smell the tortillas at Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun from here!

Cinco de Mayo is a holiday made to be celebrated under the sun. Join us in celebrating the beautiful, delicious and colorful culture of Mexico!  From the music to the food we’ll go all out with a traditional Mexican celebration under the stars. And don’t worry; we’ll have plenty of tequila!

Are you ready to experience all this fun under a tropical sun? Then it might be time to book now and take advantage of our latest special offers!

And the Winner of Our Secrets Society Instagram Contest Is…

Today on the blog, we want to give a big thank you to all of our Secrets Society members who entered our December Instagram photo contest and reveal our winning member… Vitaliy77! We received so many absolutely beautiful entries, and making a decision was no easy feat. You’ve all got a great eye for capturing the beauty of a Secrets vacation! However, Vitaliy’s photo of the glistening pool at Secrets The Vine Cancun truly blew us away. With such beautiful scenery at Secrets The Vine, it’s hard to go wrong!

Congratulations to our Secrets Society member Vitaliy77 (vitallka7 on Instagram) for taking our

Congratulations to Secrets Society member Vitaliy77 for snapping this winning photo of Secrets The Vine Cancun!

For submitting the winning photo, Vitaliy will receive a bonus of 50 points, a Vinturi Essential Wine Aerator and a re-gram of the photo to Secrets Resorts & Spa’s 8,000+ followers on Instagram!

Secrets Society members, stay tuned for our next contest and if you haven’t joined the community yet, sign up here to start earning points toward rewards such as Amazon gift cards, Secrets vacation add-ons including a romantic dinner on the beach and spa treatments, and even our grand prize–an all-expenses-paid vacation to a Secrets Resort & Spa!