On The QT

Long haul Adventures with TUI Ireland

We are delighted to team up with TUI Ireland to bring you lots of unforgettable, dream locations for a long-haul holiday to MEXICO. We are picking some fabulous places to stay in Mexico with TUI Ireland which will take your breath away. Staying in a fabulous resort after a long-haul trip is our favourite thing to do. You want a resort that will help you relax, unwind and switch off after your long flight. We always look at the facilities in a resort as you all know we love a bit of adventure on our holidays.  

Over the past few weeks, we wrote about different styles of holidays that TUI offer. We never knew the amount of options available from family holidays, adventure holidays, luxury holidays, experience holidays and much more.  This week it’s all about a long-haul adventure to Mexico. Mexico allows you to have the perfect combination of adventure and relaxation on your holiday. Discover the picturesque waterfalls, go diving in the Caribbean Sea, sand board in the desert, sail away in the sunset and get your adrenaline pumping with all the adventure that awaits you in Mexico.  The perfect destination to merge a little bit of relaxation and exploration.


We have been busy exploring on the TUI website and browsing through fabulous resorts. We would do anything to hop on a plane straight away after some of the luxurious resorts we found. There are so many choices but below are our top picks for a long-haul holiday to Mexico with TUI:


  • El Dorado Royale, in Riviera Maya, Mexico. 

This five-star, beachfront resort is the perfect getaway. According to Conde Nast readers, El Dorado Royale is one of the world’s top 100 hotels and we can see why. Walk along the mile-long sandy beach, chill out in the hammocks on your balcony, have a drink at the bar on a swinging chair or spend the day exploring the 6 pools on site.

If you are looking for some activities you can choose from tennis, archery, water volleyball or even tickle your taste buds with some tequila tasting. If you are feeling adventurous, you can go out on the Caribbean Sea for a kayak or explore it with a snorkel.

At night, you have ten gourmet restaurants to indulge in, over eight bars to socialise in and lots of shows and live music to enjoy.  The most popular restaurant is the Culinary Theatre where you get to experience an interactive dining experience with TV screens showing you the Michelin-trained chefs in action with their cooking skills. You can check out the deal on TUI and book here.

  •  TRS Yucatan Hotel in Riviera Maya, Mexico. 

Another luxurious 5-star hotel to add to your list is the TRS Yucatan Hotel. It is the perfect place to unwind and switch off from the busy lives we lead. Enjoy the private beach or one of the many pools in the sunshine. Get your adrenaline pumping with catamaran sailing, windsurfing, snorkelling or kayaking on the water. On land, you can enjoy mini golf, aerobics, aerobics, yoga or relax in the hydrotherapy pool.

In front of the hotel, you can walk the white sandy beach or chill out on the Bali beds on the sand with a cocktail. You have up to five restaurants to indulge in, along with live shows and entertainment in the evening.

This hotel is also part of the Grand Palladium Riviera Maya so you can enjoy it’s 13 restaurants, 22 bars and eight pools as well as the perks of the TRS Yucatan Hotel. You can check out the deal on TUI and book here.

  •  Live Aqua Beach Resort Cancun in Cancun, Mexico.

Another adult only five-star hotel for a dream holiday on a white sandy beach. This hotel gives you all the relaxation with its beach setting, plenty of pools to choose from and lots of restaurants to tickle your taste buds. It is also a little livelier so if you are looking for a vibrant atmosphere, this hotel is perfect as it is located in Cancun’s Hotel Zone with lots of shops, restaurants and bars all around.

This hotel also won a TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award for its beautiful interiors and luxurious rooms. What we love about this hotel is the pool runs along the beach so it feels inseparable with incredible sea views so you can enjoy the white sandy beach as you swim. Relax in the spa or get a message in the beachfront huts and if you are feeling adventurous you can try some tennis, volleyball or yoga.

At night, there are lots of restaurants to indulge in from Asian and Latin to gourmet seafood. You will be delighted to hear, there are food stations dotted around the resort such as barbecues, a sushi stand and a dedicated mojito-making cart. It also has plenty of live music and lots of clubbing for the night owls! You can check out the deal on TUI and book  here.

  •  Luxury Bahia Principe Akumal in Riviera Maya, Mexico

This beachside resort is a dream resort just waiting for you to explore. Feel your toes in the warm white sand or snorkel in the Caribbean Sea. All the facilities are in the combined complex of three hotels, the Luxury Bahia Principe Akumal, along with the Grand Bahia Principe Coba and the Grand Bahia Principe Tulum. It is a big complex so there are buggies available to help you explore it all. Enjoy many of their beautiful pools on site, swim and grab a cocktail at the water bar or sunbath at the pool overlooking the picturesque beach.

There are lots of activities to experience including tennis, mini golf, football, basketball, aerobics and Zumba. You can also take a bike tour or even get some Spanish lessons to brush up on your skills while you are there. If you are a golf lover, there is a stunning 18-hole golf course next door to entice you. And you can’t be in a Mexican resort without a huge choice of water-sports such as snorkelling and boogie boarding.

An abundance of gourmet choices is on offer including Italian, Mexican, Mediterranean, seafood, Brazilian, Japanese and much more. There is lots of entertainment at night with plenty of bars to enjoy a cocktail or two after sunset. You can check out the deal on TUI and book here.

We are delighted to collaborate with TUI IRELAND on this post. #SP

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