For corporate groups in search of an unforgettable venue for an executive retreat or to reward a team that has produced outstanding results, it isn't always necessary to travel to a destination on the other side of the world. Latin America has a number of hidden gems that are well worth considering.
Hotel Punta Islita (Costa Rica)
Located in lush rainforest setting on a private beach, Hotel Punta Islita is a cluster of suites and casitas some with private pools and palapa-style terraces.
The resort has 18 rooms and 39 suites. There is an 840-square-foot meeting room.
Activities for corporate groups include horseback riding, canopy zip lining, and a Par 3, executive 9-hole golf course.
Banyan Tree Cabo Marques (Acapulco)
Banyan Tree Cabo Marques is a 45 all pool-villa resort in a stunning lagoon setting. Onsite facilities include a gym and library. The 102-square-meter meeting room has a capacity of 50.
Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa (Riviera Maya, Mexico)
A lush jungle setting adjacent to a pristine sandy beach, Belmond Maroma Resort offers deluxe rooms and ocean view suites. The El Violoncello meeting room can accommodate 50 guests. Luxury dive therapy is a unique activity offered onsite.
Cayo Espanto (Belize)
For small executive retreat, this 7 villa private retreat is perfect. The total capacity is 9 as there are two 2 bedroom villas. For a special treat for a VIP, Casa Ventanas, the overwater villa is guaranteed to impress. Scuba diving, snorkelling, kayaking, and fly fishing are just a few of the activities available.
For other luxury resorts in Latin America, also consult Jungle Retreats and Eco-Lodges in Central America, Relaxing Rainforest Resorts in Central America, and Corporate Event Venues: Luxury Brands Make Their Mark in Mexico