Avoid The Mega-Resorts This Summer And Opt For A Mellow Family Retreat  At Hotel Esencia In Mexico's Riviera Maya

Family Fun in the Sun Package Starts at $2,059 with 22% Savings From July – September  2007

Esencia, the luxury beachfront property in Mexico's Riviera Maya, attracts stylish clans seeking a more mellow retreat, far from the noisiness of mega-resorts, but still offers a surplus of family-friendly activities. The luxurious and intimate property with only 29 rooms, offers the five-night "Family Fun in the Sun” package with more than 22% savings from July 1 – September 30, 2007.

The "Family Fun in the Sun” package includes accommodations in a Garden Suite complete with plunge pool. The Garden Suite offers plenty of room for family togetherness featuring a garden-view terrace, sitting area, spacious bathroom, separate shower room and large walk-in closet. One child under the age of 12 stays complimentary in the suite with parents (a value of $75). Complimentary daily breakfast and roundtrip airport transfers (a value of $220) round out the package. The five night "Family Fun in the Sun” package starts at $2,059 per suite based on double occupancy. Taxes and service

Families looking for a world-class retreat will enjoy Esencia's superior services and family-friendly amenities including cooking classes and spa treatments for parents and kids. Families can dine poolside, at Sal y Fuego, the main restaurant, or via room service. Meals can be chosen from the extensive children's menu or tailored to each child's needs and tastes.

All accommodations feature satellite plasma TV and iPod docking stations. iPod minis are available upon request.  With no shortage of activities, guests can lounge by the resort's two pools – one for families and one for adults only, explore the resort's jungle surroundings through jungle tours and horseback riding; and go fishing, snorkeling, wind surfing, cenote (underground fresh water pool) diving and parasailing. Scuba diving classes are also offered.

Located in Playa Xpu-Ha, Mexico on a two-mile stretch of fine white-sand beach 46 miles south of Cancun, Esencia is the essence of simplicity, elegance and beauty. The resort of 29 spacious suites and guestrooms include spectacular views and features ranging from deep soaking plunge pools to a private solarium. Sal y Fuego, Esencia's signature restaurant, uses fresh seafood and naturally grown produce presented with Mexican flair and rustic simplicity. The resort is managed by ProHotel International who also operates the celebrated La Pleta Hotel and Spa in the Spanish Pyrenees.  

For imformation and reservations call toll free 1-877-528-3490 or  visit www.hotelesencia.com.