We know that all you want to do right now is drop everything and go on vacation and relax, right? Well, what if we told you that you can do that, while being able to bring your work with you, so you can, quite literally, work in paradise? Awesome, right?! And to make things even better, your kids who are also probably learning remotely, can have access to learning in paradise, with special programs to help them through their classes, while you can relax and enjoy yourself. And it comes with so many perks as well! Check out some of these awesome programs that are being offered right now! Email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your next BEACH vacation!
Velas Resorts is making it easier for travelers who want to enjoy some time away while also social distancing and having the comforts and privacy of a home away from home. Parents can still get their work done, and kids have access to unlimited amounts of activities and adventures. The company is offering the Home to Grand Extended Stay Program at its Grand Velas properties in Los Cabos, Riviera Maya and Riviera Nayarit. Guests choosing to participate in this program have a specific area set aside for a private beach as well as a separate area for a private office. They’ll receive exclusive dining experiences, a 10 percent discount on the rate and several value-added perks. Starting from the moment visitors land, they will feel extra special with a private airport transfer and a welcome bottle of champagne. From there, extended-stay visitors will be pampered with free massages, suite upgrades, photo sessions, private beach dinners and personal yoga, among other perks.
Four Seasons Punta Mita:
As schools go virtual for fall, Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, a five-star oceanfront Resort on the Pacifico coast, announces a new Knowledge for All Seasons program to make distance learning convenient and fun for parents and kids in their home-away-from-home. As an extension of the Resort’s Kids for All Seasons programming, Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita will support learning remotely with a new worldschooling program that features a tech hotline; study buddy program; and art, culture, history and after school sports classes to encourage educational learning through travel. Parents can also enjoy some downtime poolside, at the spa or in fitness classes while their kids are studying as well as spend family time together once the kids are done with school for the day, providing a fun “schoolcation” experience for everyone.
Knowledge for All Seasons Program at Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita highlights:
KFAS Tech Hotline – The Resort’s tech team will help with computer/iPad issues at the press of a button and are available 24/7. Printers, larger monitors, portable chargers, and other school supplies are available upon request and the Resort’s poolside Screen Doctor will clean guests laptops/iPads and provide lap pads for guests who want to learn poolside.
KFAS Study Buddy – The Resort’s study buddies will help kids with their homework and school work and can sit in on their classes to provide additional learning supervision. Professional educational support is also available for those looking for private tutoring.
Study Cabanas – Pool and beach cabanas can be reserved and transformed into private workstations with ocean views. Each study cabana is outfitted with Wi-Fi, a TV monitor, headphones, a portable charger, lap pad and energising snacks such as fresh fruits, smoothies and popsicles.
Worldschooling Classes – Education through travel at Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita includes opportunities for kids to learn about Mexico's history, cuisine and culture.
Art and Culture: Participate in arts and crafts workshops including catrina making, papalotl (butterfly) kite making, Huichol-inspired dreamcatcher making and dancing such as folkloric ballet lessons, zapateado lessons and faldeado lessons.
History: Discover the region of Punta Mita, the origins of chocolate (xocolatl) and the culture of the indigenous Huichol people of Nayarit, Mexico.
Language: Learn Spanish with classes available for beginners and advanced speakers.
Science: Explore the ocean and land with adventures including seasonal sea turtle releases, sea foraging in the Bay of Banderas for kelp, mollusks and other sea vegetables, and nature walks to uncover the flora and fauna of this amazing ecosystem.
After-School Sports: Sign up for outdoor activities including yoga, beach bootcamp, surfing lessons, tennis, and golf clinics with pros.
Playa Hotels and Resorts
The innovative Work & Learn From Paradise program is an extended, upgraded stay with reduced rates at select Playa all-inclusive resorts from August 1 through December 22, 2020 (including all-ages Hyatt Ziva Cancun, Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana, Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall as well as adults-only Hyatt Zilara Cancun, Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana, Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall and Sanctuary Cap Cana). In addition to Playa’s renowned all-inclusive offerings, guests who stay 14+ nights as part of the Work & Learn From Paradise program will also receive the following perks included in their stay:
Upgrade to suite or interconnecting rooms (depending on resort and availability) to provide ample space for a lengthy stay
Dedicated, shared office space with high-speed Wi-Fi
Onsite IT support
Complimentary laundry services
Personal fitness trainer (3 sessions per week)
Select 50-minute facial and body spa treatments (2 sessions per week)
Private cabana access on Saturdays and Sundays
Personalized activities and educational experiences for children
Safe, quiet shared space for students learning remotely
Resort-specific perks such as daily guided power walks at Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall and childcare services at Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana
Complimentary conversational Spanish classes with bilingual instructors at resorts in Mexico and the Dominican Republic