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A Warm Escape
Before the Year Runs Out

This year is quickly coming to a close, and while many might be tempted to use the autumn season as rest break between more seasonal trips, savvy travelers will take advantage of what is known as shoulder season to get back to Palace Resorts.

And for good reason.

Summertime and the holiday season are the main attractions when it comes to booking trips, but the sweet spot between peak travel and low travel seasons – also known as shoulder season – makes sense for a variety of reasons. 

Whether you are considering the Riviera Maya, Los Cabos or Jamaica, shoulder season at Palace Resorts comes with cooler weather, less crowds, and more chances to take in local culture and customs.

Late fall/early winter travel is as easy as it is rewarding and here are 5 reasons why you should skip the pre-holiday stress and pack your bags for an off-season resort getaway.

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1. The Weather is Hard to Beat

Winter creeps in, leaving behind spotless, sunny skies and average temps somewhere between 75 and 85 degrees in the Caribbean. Whether you book a snorkeling adventure at Cozumel Palace, learn to stand-up paddleboard at Moon Palace Jamaica, or simply take a dip in the Cerulean waters at Beach Palace, there are a number of fun-filled water activities for you to soak up the year round sunshine.


2. A More Authentic Experience

During the high tourism months in Mexico and Jamaica, the sheer number of visitors seems to outweigh the local population, and it might be harder to spot the unique aspects of the destination.

Whether eating local delicacies at off-the-beaten-path restaurants or exploring historic attractions like Chichen Itza, when fewer tourists are around, you’re more likely to be clued in to the culture and traditions of the Caribbean than you are during peak season.

3. Better Travel Deals

The offseason usually means better deals for all your travel related activities, and who couldn’t use a little extra dough this time of year? Travelling in late fall/early winter can potentially save you a fortune.

When booking your all-inclusive getaway at Palace Resorts, signature amenities and luxurious accommodations are at your fingertips. Make sure you also take advantage of Black Friday and Cyber Monday specials when they pop up.


4. Less Crowds, Less Stress

When choosing to travel during the shoulder season, you bypass long lines for popular attractions, like the archaeological sites of Tulum, or being surrounded by hordes of tourists lounging beachside.


5. Recharge and ramp up for the Holidays

Sneak in a wintry Caribbean holiday, relax by the pool, and rejuvenate your skin with a Moon Palace Awe Spa treatment, like the soothing Ceutical Facial. Then, be sure to show off that luminous skin as you sing along with the ageless Backstreet Boys, and discover the delights of the Christmas Village at Moon Palace Cancun.

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  • Mary Y

    Alamosa, Colorado

    Sun Palace is the best!

    We had another fantastic trip to Sun Palace February 15-25. We are never disappointed staying there - staff, customer service, accommodations,and food are very good!

  • Oringman

    Burke, Virginia

    You will love this resort!

    We love this resort and come back every year. The location and quality of the resort and excellence of the staff make it difficult for us to go anywhere else. The food is excellent. We are never disappointed.

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    Cape Coral, Florida

    Amazing Staff at Isla Palace Resort

    Arriving by Catamaran, we were greeted with warm towels and tropical drinks. Beautiful sunrises and amazing sunsets. Delicious food and nightly entertainment.