7 LGBTQ+ Friendly Resorts Under the Sun
Accommodations in Mexico, the Caribbean or Central America
While June might be Pride Month, we celebrate diversity and inclusion year-round with our selection of beach resorts ideal for all LGBTQ+ travellers. Whether you’re planning a Pride vacay or simply looking to get away, these 7 LGBTQ+ welcoming resorts are tailored for all tastes!
Pro-tip: TAG (Travel Advocacy Group) is a collection of LGBTQ+ friendly resorts created by the IGLTA (The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association). 3 of the resorts below are TAG Approved® members!
Off Mexico’s famed Riviera Maya, the Sandos Caracol Eco Resort immerses you in the coast’s wild natural beauty through its All-Nature Experience. The program lets you lean into your wild side with a variety of nature-set activities, from snorkelling in a cenote to bird-watching across the resort.
Looking for complete rest and relaxation? Take treating yourself to the next level over at this stunning resort’s Royal Spa. Its soothing massages, body and facial treatments, hydrotherapy circuit, and fitness centre make sure your health and wellness reign during your trip.
This resort in Cayo Guillermo promises good times for grown-ups only with an 18+ crowd pool- or beach-side. With a giant rainbow flag adorning the outside of its stylish façade, welcoming LGBTQ+ guests is top of mind through 5-star accommodation, dining, entertainment and service.
For luxury imbued with a festive ambiance, look no further than this prime spot in Puerto Vallarta’s fabulous Zona Romantica, along Mexico’s Pacific coast. In the cards: trendy beach clubs, gourmet dining, one-of-a-kind events, and luxurious suites. Almar Resort isn’t just an accommodation, it’s a destination!
5. For Romantics: Secrets Papagayo (TAG Approved®, Costa Rica)
Fall for the dense tropical woodland hideaway that is Secrets Papagayo, along a quiet peninsula in Costa Rica’s Guanacaste province. Indulge in the serene beach resort’s commitment to Unlimited-Luxury® and maybe look into… their wedding packages? After all, Costa Rica was the first Central American country to legalize same-sex marriage!
Not everyone is content just chilling all day, every day on the beach (wait, what
?). Kayaking, snorkelling or scuba diving, beach volleyball, tennis, dance lessons—you’ll find it all at this all-inclusive paradise in the vibrantly colourful southern Caribbean island of Curaçao. Of course, spending the day sizzling on the beach and sipping cocktails is also always an option.
7. For Serenity Seekers: Zoëtry Agua Punta Cana (TAG Approved®, Dominican Republic)
Namasté all day at this gorgeously peaceful resort on Uvero Alto beach, where you can find your flow with yoga on the beach. Or, if your idea of zen lies in luxe personal touches, you can unwind with the resort’s Endless Privileges®, which include tropical drinks and personalized service. Whatever strikes your fancy, with hammocks strung around the resort, rest and relaxation await at every corner.
Love the sound of every resort on this list and still unsure where to go? Read more about each destination to help you pick: Mexico
, Dominican Republic
, and Costa Rica