Like many other concepts, resort is a term frequently used in our language although it is not recognized by the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE). It is an English word that refers to a holiday resort.

ResortFor instance: “Next summer we are going to go to a resort in Punta Cana”, “Juana came back delighted with the Bariloche resort: it had a heated pool and sauna”, “A fire caused serious damage to the resort located next to Lake Pericles”.

Typically, a resort is a hotel that it has leisure services and diverse facilities for the rest and enjoyment of the guest. This means that, in addition to the rooms, dining room and other spaces that most hotel establishments usually have, a resort has additional benefits.

Many times the resorts are designed so that the tourist can spend all their holidays at its facilities, without the need to go out to eat or have fun. It is common for these types of resorts to be installed by the sea and offer a private beach, swimming pool, bar and casino, to name a few options. Many resorts also have regimes “all inclusive” or “All inclusive”: the guest pays a fixed rate that already includes all the consumptions made in the facilities.

Specifically, we can establish that there are several types of resorts that exist, among which the following stand out:
-Beach resorts, which, as their name suggests, are the ones that stand out mainly for the fact that they offer their guests paradisiacal beaches, framed in natural settings, with crystal clear water and golden sand. Spaces where they can not only take a bath, tan or simply rest, but where they are also given the opportunity to practice different water sports.
-Resorts in ski areas, whose main attraction is that they are framed in winter sports resorts, where customers can practice skiing, snowboarding …
-Resorts relax. These, for their part, are tourist centers that are committed to offering guests ideal spaces so that they can release all stress, relax and forget about day-to-day problems. Specifically, they usually have spas, spas, massage areas …
-Family resorts, which are identified because they include a wide variety of facilities, workshops and activities so that all members of a family, old and young, can have a great time. Specifically, they can have swimming pools, cooking workshops, horseback riding, hiking routes, bike rides …

The ski centersFor their part, they can become resorts when, on a mountain or track, travelers can ski, spend the night, eat and access different entertainment alternatives.

In recent years, the number of travelers deciding to stay in a resort during their vacations has increased considerably. And that is due to the important advantages that it offers, such as enjoying first-class facilities, having all needs covered in the same space, having security and comfort …

Mare Nostrum Resort in Tenerife, Mantra Resort, Spa & Casino in Punta del Este Y Le Blanc Spa Resort in Cancun are some examples of resorts in different countries.