Who’s on top? Monarc.ca posts list of best-reviewed sun resorts, destinations

Who’s on top? Monarc.ca posts list of best-reviewed sun resorts, destinations

MONTREAL — Monarc.ca has released its ranking of the most popular hotels with Canadian travellers, based on more than 120,000 hotel and resort reviews posted by Canadian travellers in 2016. This is the seventh year that Monarc.ca has posted its ranking of the most popular sun destinations and resorts.

Resort ratings incorporate criteria such as overall appreciation of the property, restaurants, beaches, cleanliness and value for money. Sun destinations include Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, the D.R., Grenada, Guadeloupe, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Mexico, Panama, Saint Lucia, St. Maarten and Turks and Caicos.

Here are Monarc.ca’s rankings, according to Monarc.ca’s user reviews:

Top 3 most popular destinations

Mexico

Top 3 most popular destinations

1. Mexico

2. Cuba

3. Las Vegas

 

Top 3 best quality versus price

Azul Ixtapa Grand Resort, Ixtapa

Top 3 best quality versus price

1. Azul Ixtapa Grand Resort, Ixtapa

2. Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado, Samana

3. Riu Palace Peninsula, Cancun

Top 3 best overall evaluation

1. Azul Ixtapa Grand Resort, Ixtapa

2. Luxury Bahia Principe Sian Ka An, Riviera Maya

3. Sunset Plaza Beach, Puerto Vallarta

 

Top 3 best restaurants

The Hideaway at Royalton Riviera Cancun

Top 3 best restaurants

1. The Hideaway at Royalton Riviera Cancun

2. Royalton Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa, Riviera Maya

3. Luxury Bahia Principe Sian Ka An, Riviera Maya

 

Top 3 best beaches

Royalton Cayo Santa Maria

Top 3 best beaches

1. Royalton Cayo Santa Maria

2. Beaches Turks and Caicos

3. Iberostar Ensenachos, Cayo Santa Maria

 

Top 3 best for families

Iberostar Rose Hall Suites, Montego Bay

Top 3 best for families

1. Iberostar Rose Hall Suites, Montego Bay

2. Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta

3. Barcelo Karmina Palace Deluxe, Manzanillo and Iberostar Parque Central, Havana

 

Top 3 best for couples

Riu Palace Peninsula, Cancun

Top 3 best for couples

1. Riu Palace Peninsula, Cancun

2. Riu Palace Costa Rica

3. Sunset Plaza Beach, Puerto Vallarta

 

Top 3 best for singles

Iberostar Parque Central, Havana

Top 3 best for singles

1. Iberostar Parque Central, Havana

2. Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas

3. Tropicana, Puerto Vallarta

 

Top 3 best for seniors

1. Iberostar Parque Central, Havana

2. Dreams Delight Playa Bonita Panama, Panama City

3. Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas and Decameron Cartagena