TRS Yucatan Hotel Mexico
The infinity pool at the TRS Yucatan

Following a glorious week spent in the Maldives last year, I was keen to get another beach holiday in this year. With just a few criteria on my list (adults only, beachfront location and reef accessible from the beach), I started looking at Kenwood Travel who I booked with last year, before I came across some great deals on the Blue Bay Travel website.

TRS Yucatan Hotel MexicoOur private pool

The thought of going to a bustling tourist hot spot like Cancun did little for me, but when I came across the adults-only luxury 5* TRS Yucatan Hotel further down the Yucatan peninsula that was offering a free upgrade to a Juniour suite with a private pool and butler(!), I set to work, trying to convincing myself that Mexico was for me.

Helios Beach Bar, Mexico
Helios beach bar and restaurant

After reading up on the location I was sold and snapped up the all-inclusive special offer, which happily came in well below my budget.

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As well as the absolute joy of being able to switch off and relax whilst exploring somewhere new and indulging in great food and wine, there are some less obvious things you’ve got to love about going on holiday.