What to Expect at El Dorado Seaside Suites :
El Dorado Seaside Suites is a deluxe, adults-only resort 45 minutes south of Cancun’s airport.
On Forbes' “Most Romantic Hotels 2006” list, it is sprawled over one mile of a beachfront coconut plantation and made up of several one and two-story colonial-style buildings.
Known as the place for the world’s most “outrageous romantics,” El Dorado Seaside has a super-attentive staff that makes every effort to create an enchanting atmosphere for guests by strewing rose petals around the hotel.
Guest Rooms at El Dorado Seaside Suites :
Rooms are decorated in Spanish Colonial-style architecture with marble or Mexican tile floors and all are only a few steps from the beach.
Upon arrival, there is a chilled bottle of champagne and an elegant, spacious room with spectacular views of the ocean.
Romantic four-poster beds are king size and couples with late-night cravings have access to 24-hour room service at El Dorado Seaside as part of the all-inclusive package.
Dining at El Dorado Seaside Suites :
El Dorado Seaside prides itself in being a gourmet “all-inclusive” hotel with four fine-dining restaurants on the property that offer daily-changing menus.
Instead of buffet lines, El Dorado Seaside favors serving its guests from a la carte menus, which include Mexican, Asian and Italian cuisine.
Couples looking for an ultimate romantic dining experience may try El Dorado Seaside’s candlelight dinners. Guests dine under the moonlight while listening to the gentle lapping of waves.
Destination Weddings and Honeymoons at El Dorado Seaside Suites :
In a tucked-away corner of the resort, couples can privately exchange or renew wedding vows. In addition to the romantic and tropical setting, El Dorado Seaside also offers a plethora of free amenities.
To receive them, couples must book a Jacuzzi junior suite for at least 7 nights. The package includes a justice of the peace or non-denominational Minister and a wedding expert to decorate the wedding location.
El Dorado Seaside offers breakfast in bed on the couple’s first honeymoon day.
Spa and Health Club at El Dorado Seaside Suites :
Known as a deluxe spa resort, El Dorado Seaside encourages guests to experience deep relaxation. They can choose from 45 different kinds of massage and body treatments, 15 of which are designed for couples.
Nearby El Dorado Seaside Suites Hotel :
Five hundred acres of intact tropical jungle surround El Dorado Seaside. Iintrepid visitors wishing to venture outside will find plenty to discover nearby.
About 20 minutes south of El Dorado Seaside is Xcaret, the famous Mayan-themed ecological park. Visitors will find archaeological ruins, butterfly caves, tropical birds and the opportunity to swim with dolphins.
Couples may also take a short day-trip to Isla Mujeres, one-hour ferry ride from nearby Puerto Morelos.
What Could be Improved at El Dorado Seaside Suites Hotel :
While everything is close to perfect at El Dorado Seaside, those traveling in a group will find dining restrictions at restaurants that only accommodate up to 8 people per group.
Also, guests are unable to use the Internet service from their suites and must purchase tickets to access the hotel lobby’s web service.
Where to Find Out More about El Dorado Seaside Suites Hotel:
For information and reservations:
El Dorado Seaside Suites
Km. 95 Carretera Cancun
Quintana Roo, Mexico
Hotel Web Site
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