The Gulf of Mexico lies in between the United States, Mexico and Cuba. The large body of water is known for its white sand beaches, clear and warm water and intense hurricanes such as Hurricane Katrina. Despite the storms, many enjoy vacationing along the beautiful waters, especially in Florida and Mexico, where your pick of all-inclusive resorts are offered.
The Colony Beach and Tennis Resort
The Colony Beach and Tennis Resort is located in Longboat Key, Florida, near Sarasota and right on the Gulf of Mexico. The resort offers the Family Fun in the Sun Package, which includes either a one or two bedroom suite, special gifts, babysitting services, daily breakfast and dining credits. This all-inclusive package starts at $210 per night as of September 2010. The Gold Tennis Package includes a one or two bedroom suite, a welcome gift, four tennis clinics per day, daily breakfast and tennis discounts. Prices start at $319 per night as of September 2010. The resort also offers several other all-inclusive tennis packages and a Galpal Retreat Package that includes dining, wine tasting and spa services. This package starts at $569 per two guests.
The Colony Beach and Tennis Resort 1620 Gulf of Mexico Dr. Longboat Key, FL 34228 941-383-6464 colonybeachresort.com
The Don CeSar
The Don Cesar is located in St. Pete Beach, Florida, on the Gulf of Mexico. The Don Cesar is a Loew's hotel and claims to be "the only four diamond beachfront hotel in St. Pete Beach." The luxury resort offers an all-inclusive package called "A Suite Deal," which includes a welcome package, free Internet, free parking, free use of the fitness center and up to $50 per day for food and drinks. This package starts at $314 per night as of September 2010.
The Don CeSar 3400 Gulf Blvd. St. Pete Beach, FL 33706 727-360-1881 loewshotels.com
The Naples Beach Hotel and Gulf Club
The Naples Beach Hotel and Gulf Club is located in Naples, Florida, right on the Gulf of Mexico. Its all-inclusive package is six nights and seven days and starts at $150 per room, per night, as of September 2010. The Extended Stay Package includes a deluxe or superior room, a breakfast buffet, daily beach chairs, access to the Beach Klub 4 Kids, afternoon tea & cookies, access to a golf clinic and a tour of the Resort's Orchid House.
The Naples Beach Hotel and Gulf Club 851 Gulf Shore Blvd. North Naples, FL 34102 239-261-2222 naplesbeachhotel.com