When searching for your next getaway location, look no further than Ventus at Marina El Cid Resort, located in the heart of Puerto Morelos – the Mayan Riviera area of Mexico. This all-inclusive spa and beach resort is the perfect destination for all of your travel needs. Beautiful beaches, multiple pools to kick back at, relaxing spa days, and delicious drinks and food.
From a much-needed family vacation spot to a girl or guy’s weekend away to business travel to honeymoon destinations, this resort will leave everyone with exactly what they were craving out of their vacation!
Guests are easily left feeling like royalty after their grand entrance and VIP treatment while checking in. The staff did an incredible job of thoroughly explaining the layout of the resort and the activities encased within our stay. After getting our bearings, we were able to head for our dinner reservation, courtesy of the check-in process.
Rooms at Ventus at Marina El Cid resort
With each room equipped for families and accompanied by your preference for spectacular views, the rooms at Ventus at Marina El Cid resort were nothing shy of fit for royalty. The rooms were each sealed shut after cleaning and sanitization with a specified sticker ensuring their cleanliness. This allowed for reassurance of safety and went to show how the staff here at El Cid Resorts cares for their guests and their safety whilst in a pandemic.
After breaking the seal, you are met with the modern-day beauty that the granite countertops and dark wood fixtures have to offer as you make your way to the picture-perfect balcony view. Each view differs per room, from the beach to the pool, each view is like a glimpse out of a movie!
Each room is equipped with an all-inclusive and fully stocked mini-fridge, an electronic safe for valuables, enough closet space for comfortability when unpacking, a jacuzzi mid-room that is fit for a king, and the comfortability of additional blankets and pillows.
The swim-up suite rooms are met with a patio balcony meeting with a semi-private swim-up pool, overlooking the main pool and heart of the property. The patio itself has two hammocks as well as lounge chairs to relax in as you enjoy the “pool” from the comfort of your room.
Editor’s Review of Ventus at Marina El Cid resort
“It was a tranquil experience to be able to enjoy the few days and nights spent at Ventus at Marina El Cid resort! From the jaw-dropping view of having a swim-up suite to the massive jacuzzi tub to the 24-hour room service meals at the touch of the finger – it was a vacation out of a movie. “
“The staff were extremely accomodating and truly went the extra mile to ensure we were well taken care of and checked in on periodically. While traveling with a Type One Diabetic, it is imperative to alert staff that extra juice and snacks need to be readily available. The staff at El Cid Ventus played their role above and beyond any of our expectations from our immediate care to the care of our room and making sure it was fully stocked at all times.”
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COVID Protocols at Ventus at Marina El Cid resort
With safety precautions at an all-time high, Ventus at Marina El Cid resort adequately does its part in maintaining the safety and comfort of their guests. From masks and hand sanitizer located throughout the resort at every turn, it is easy to feel safe within the premises of El Cid resorts.
Some of the protocols include:
- Staff wearing masks at all times
- Mask requirements of guests in dining locations, provided upon arrival when walking to and from tables and roaming buffet options
- Social distancing decals and reminders
- Hand sanitizer stationed throughout the resort
- Sticker sanitation seals for each room upon arrival
On-site COVID tests are provided the day before departure if headed to the airport from your stay. Ask your concierge to set up a time to allow enough time for results before departing.
Food at Ventus at Marina El Cid resort
With a vast array of dining options available at Ventus at Marina El Cid resort, there is an option for all guests, fit for their taste or mood at the moment. From cuisine options such as French, Mexican, Italian, Seafood, Asian, and more, one thing for sure is that you will not go hungry during your stay!
Choose between select restaurants throughout your stay at Ventus at Marina El Cid resort
- Íle De France – French Cuisine is conveniently located in the lobby for the breakfast buffet and later in the evening for dinner. Formal dress attire for dinner is of utmost importance at this restaurant, so come prepared! Breakfast is an array of options from cereals, fruits, omelets, meats, and a juice station fit with various fresh-squeezed juices from orange juice, to grapefruit, to watermelon, to cantaloupe and so many others.
- Mercado de Dolores – The buffet at Ventus at Marina El Cid resort is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. This is the only restaurant on the resort that does not require reservations or formal dress attire, so strolling in for a snack or quick bite to eat is encouraged. There are ample options, so no one will go hungry – not even the picky ones! Italian pizza and pasta station, seafood station, Mexican food and taco creation station, Asian station, Salad bar, Crepe station, and more.
Spa at Ventus at Marina El Cid resort
El Cocay spa is not your typical spa experience! Whether you are looking to escape the kids, or bring them along for the spa experience of their wildest dreams, El Cocay has you covered. This elegant seaside spa offers a unique, ancient healing ritual spa experience, custom fit for each guest and their wishes. This luxurious, yet affordable spa experience is not included with your stay at this El Cid resort, but it is an add-on that you should not pass up.
To name a few of the luxurious spa treatment options:
- Traditional healing remedies & massage techniques
- Deep, penetrating hot-stone massages
- Hair and nail salon
- Hydrotherapy facilities
- One of a kind Mayan specialty treatment
- Four-hand Kukulkan Body Massage
- Herbal wraps
- Zen garden and meditation areas
- And so much more.
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Kids Activities at Ventus at Marina El Cid resort
Don’t be surprised when the little ones end up spending more time here than they do with you for the duration of your stay at El Cid Resorts! The activities here are always new and exciting and the set activity schedule makes picking and choosing time frames when heading off for some much-needed adult time while the kiddos enjoy their time is more than doable.
- Available for ages 4-12
- Open from 9:00am – 9:00pm
- Video games
- Face painting
- Movie nights
There is much to explore outside of the confinement of the kids club. From the pools and beaches to the water activities, to the offsite tours, to the bar and lounges, there is never a dull moment at this luxurious resort.
Pools and Beaches at El Cid Resorts
The main pool at Ventus at Marina El Cid resort is located in the middle of the resort. Coming in at 3,675 feet and accompanied by waterfalls and bridges, this pool in itself is a sight for sore eyes. This pool serves drinks full-time poolside, but no food is allowed.
Overlooking the beach is the infinity pool with two large jacuzzis on each side. This adults only pool is located near the main bar and platinum lounge – open to platinum members during their stay where they have full access to wifi, snacks, and premium alcohol selections.
- Two infinity pools, each paired with a jacuzzi are marked specifically for adults! It doesn’t get much more relaxing than that – one on the Marina side and one on the Ventus side.
- Nightly entertainment poolside allows for a family feel and inclusive experience at the one-of-a-kind dream resort.
Water activities at Ventus at Marina El Cid resort
All water activities are included with your all-inclusive stay and are of no extra charge for your enjoyment!
- Beach volleyball courts
- Paddle boards
- Boogie boards
- Hobie cat rides
- Windsurfing – for ages 18+ or with adult supervision for minors
Resort Grounds Ventus at Marina El Cid resort
The El Cid Resorts property is connected with the resort’s older property – Hotel Marina El Cid. Guests staying at Ventus at Marina El Cid resort are welcome to take advantage of the adjoining hotel and what it has to offer. From additional restaurants to additional pools to choose from, these resorts paired up are a perfect recipe for an unforgettable vacation in Mexico.
The well-being of the resort and maintaining its beauty shows heavily in the day-to-day routines of the staff members. Each morning at Ventus at Marina El Cid resort, the staff spot cleans the floors, gathers excess seaweed from the beachfront, and deep cleans the rooms daily for the safety and health of their guests.
The hotel has also made available additional activities upon requests such as bike rentals, boat rides, fishing trips, kayaking, or snorkeling to help expand the capacity of memories made on this trip of a lifetime!
This all-inclusive dream resort is the ideal location for your stay in Puerto Moreles. Not only does it check off all of the vacation non-negotiables such as a surplus of pools, beachside, entertaining, and good food and drinks but it exceeds these expectations. Ventus at Marina El Cid resort goes above and beyond for the comfort and enjoyment of their guests while staying with them. The perfect vacation getaway for any occasion will be found at El Cid Resorts.
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