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  • Experience the best of both worlds with a city stopover in buzzing New York City and then a relaxing beachside break in Mexico. 
  • Enjoy the effortlessly stylish and historical Freehand Hotel in New York, a four-star hotel with an ideal location to explore the sights of NYC.
  • Benefit from an excellent All Inclusive programme at the five-star Barcelo Maya Colonial, where 4 restaurants, 6 pools and 3 bars are waiting to be enjoyed. 

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Your Destinations

New York, USA

You are in the perfect position to discover iconic New York landmarks like the Chrysler Building, Empire State Building, Grand Central Terminal, New York Public Library, and more. Here, you really are in the exciting epicentre of the city that never sleeps. 

New York is culturally diverse and offers a variety of activities and attractions for its visitors. Discover world-renowned dining, chic nightclubs, astounding Broadway theatre and many fantastic pieces of architecture! Enjoy unparalleled shopping and explore the many boroughs of the city for a unique break in this fast-paced city.

Cancun, Mexico

Cancun combines the allure of quintessential Caribbean beaches with the mystique of ancient history and colourful Mexican culture. It's known as Mexico's top beach holiday destination, catering for extreme relaxation by day, and fun, frivolity and partying into the small hours by night.

Whether you're a jungle explorer, a watersports enthusiast or a guest looking for something quiet and romantic, you are sure to find the perfect balance of pure relaxation, fun-filled activities and ancient culture during your Cancun holiday.

Our Offer

7 nights:
3 nights at Freehand New York 4*
4 nights at Barcelo Maya Colonial 5*

10 nights:
3 nights at Freehand New York 4*
7 nights at Barcelo Maya Colonial 5*

12 nights:
5 nights at Freehand New York 4*
7 nights at Barcelo Maya Colonial 5*

14 nights:
5 nights at Freehand New York 4*
9 nights at Barcelo Maya Colonial 5*

Freehand New York 4*

You will enjoy a 3 or 5-night stay in a Three's Company Room, on a Room Only basis.

Ideally situated in the quieter crossroads of the Flatiron Building, close to some of the city's most famous landmarks, is the four-star Freehand New York Hotel, a design hotel with a cosmopolitan flair. 

Built in the former George Washington Hotel, a former landmark of writers, musicians and artists, the Freehand New York Hotel has maintained its artistic personality. The walls of this stylish hotel are adorned with artistic works by Bard College students, giving the Freehand New York unparalleled sophistication and unique elegance. 

The Freehand seamlessly blends contemporary cool with warm hospitality and effortlessly offers its guests a comfortable and relaxing stay.

Please note: Some facilities may incur an additional fee, payable locally.

Your Room

Guests travelling in groups will be more than pleased with the queen size and twin bunk beds that are provided in this room. All rooms come complete with full modern amenities including free Wi-Fi, along with lovely views of NYC.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults Adults
3 Adults
or
Adults Adults
2 Adults
+
1 Child

Please note: the bed for the 3rd guest sharing is likely to be a sofa bed or camp style bed.

Your Board Basis

New York is truly a feast for all the senses. In this city, you will never run out of ways to whet your appetite and please even the most particular of palates. Grab a hot dog from a street cart, make your way to the meandering streets of Korea-town where the scent of Barbecue entices travellers from near and far, or visit the famous Eatery (just a short walk from your hotel) and immerse yourself in a world of Italian culinary delights - you truly need to see it to believe it! 

When you tire of pounding the pavements, why not return to the Freehand New York for a comfortable and convenient meal in the hotel restaurant. The Studio, a cafe and restaurant on the second floor, serves North American flavours as well as pastries and brunch. 

In the early evenings, you are able to visit the George Washington Bar. Housed in a former bookstore, this vintage bar invites you to enjoy a cocktail in a sophisticated atmosphere.

Please note: some dining outlets/menu items and premium, branded and international drinks may not be included and may incur a surcharge payable locally.  Meals, snacks and drinks may be available at selected times only

Barcelo Maya Colonial 5*

You will enjoy a 4, 7 or 9-night stay in a Superior Room (38m²), with All Inclusive dining (breakfast, lunch and evening meal with a selection of snacks and drinks).

The Barcelo Maya Colonial 5* immerses you in the heart of a beautiful 50-hectare park bordered by one of the most beautiful beaches on the Riviera Maya. 

Conveniently located near Tulum, this 5-star hotel is placed within the Barceló Maya Beach Resort, combining 4 hotels, perfectly nestled between tropical nature and the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea. In addition to its enchanting setting, the hotel offers ultimate hospitality, modern facilities and contemporary decor.  

Please note: Some facilities may incur an additional fee, payable locally.

Your Room

The Superior Rooms boast a large, bright space within which one can enjoy stunning views of the hotel's gardens. These vibrant rooms feature pleasant furnishings and cheerful tones, and are well-appointed for guests' every need. 

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults Adults Adults
4 Adults
or
Adults Adults
2 Adults
+
2 Children

Please note: the bed for the 4th guest sharing is likely to be a sofa bed or camp style bed.

Your Board Basis

There are a total of 16 restaurants across the Barcelo Tropical, Colonial, Beach and Caribe partner hotels (4 buffet restaurants, 4 beachfront grill restaurants, and 8 à la carte restaurants) and 14 bars spread across the resorts. 

The All Inclusive programme includes breakfast, lunch and dinner all served buffet style in the main restaurant. Guests can use the a la carte restaurants with prior reservation. Snacks are available at various times during the day. Locally produced alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, beer, wine and soft drinks are served throughout the day.

Please note: some dining outlets/menu items and premium, branded and international drinks may not be included and may incur a surcharge payable locally.  Meals, snacks and drinks may be available at selected times only

Your Time

Take advantage of the hotel's myriad of amenities to get the most out of your stay. Guests young and old will find something to entertain them, whether its relaxing by the pool, sunbathing on the beach, exploring the seabed, or hiking!. 

There's a wide range of activities and sport available at Barcelo Maya Beach: if you get tired of swimming in one of the many pools, there's always lots going on to pique your attention.

Your Excursions

Optional Excursions

You may choose to add the following excursions at the next stage of the booking process. 

Visit Chichen Itza 
Depart from your hotel in the morning and head to Chichen Itza, the famous archaeological site. Declared as one of the 7 Wonders of the World, this site offers incredible and unique architectural examples, such as the Kukulcan Pyramid.
An Excursion to Albatros
Enjoy a spectacular day in the Mexican Caribbean as you sail from Cancun to Isla Mujeres, in beautiful Catamaran. Explore the impressive sites and beautiful reefs of Isla Mujeres, an area combining the beauty of the Caribbean, the density of the tropical jungle and the legacy of Mayan civilisation. Isla Mujeres stands out as one of Mexico's natural treasures - a paradise on earth.

Your Journey

Flights: You may choose from Economy, Premium or Business class flights on sectors that they operate, at the next stage of the booking process.

The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

You will fly into New York Airports and return from Cancun Airport. 
You have an internal flight from New York to Cancun included. 

Transfers: Shared transfers are included in Cancun and are not available in New York. 

Weather

Jan
min : -2°C max : 3°C
Feb
min : -1°C max : 4°C
Mar
min : 1°C max : 8°C
Apr
min : 6°C max : 15°C
May
min : 12°C max : 21°C
Jun
min : 17°C max : 26°C
Jul
min : 22°C max : 29°C
Aug
min : 20°C max : 28°C
Sep
min : 16°C max : 22°C
Oct
min : 10°C max : 17°C
Nov
min : 5°C max : 12°C
Dec
min : 0°C max : 6°C

New York Travel Advice

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information please click here. 

Please note that the advice can change and consumers should continue to check it until they travel. 

Entry Requirements 

If you are travelling to the USA or choose a flight which routes via the USA and are travelling under the Visa Waiver Programme (VWP), you must obtain an ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorisation) prior to departure. Passengers who have not received travel authorisation via ESTA prior to travel will be denied boarding. Please note that if you are denied from boarding or are not allowed into the US for any reason, you will still be subject to our cancellation charges in accordance with our terms and conditions.  
 
How do I apply for ESTA?  
Prior to departure, you will need to visit https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov and fill in the online application, ensuring you receive approval before you fly. 


Health
 

For information about important health advice and any vaccinations required please visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice and https://travelhealthpro.org.uk/countries

If vaccinations or other preventive measures are required, you will need to visit your health professional at least 8 weeks before your trip.

You should take suitable steps to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes and ticks. There are occasional outbreaks of mosquito-borne diseases, including West Nile viruseastern equine encephalitisDengue feverChikungunya virus, and tick-borne diseases such as Lyme disease.


Please note that passport, visa and health requirements can change. It is every traveller’s responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport, any required visas, and all the necessary vaccinations/health requirements as well as adequate insurance. 

Cancun Travel Advice

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information please  click here.


Please note that the advice can change, and you should continue to check all advice until you travel. 


Entry Requirements

You must ensure you have a valid passport to travel on. 


If you’re visiting Mexico as a tourist you don’t need a visa, but you’ll need to complete an immigration form and have this with you when you enter and leave Mexico. You can get one either when you arrive (forms are available at border crossings or onboard flights to Mexico) or online in advance from the National Institute of Immigration website


You need an immigration form to leave the country. If you lose your immigration form you can get it replaced at the immigration office at any international airport in Mexico. The cost of a replacement is $500 Mexican Pesos, which is payable at a bank.


Travelling to Mexico via the US


If you’re travelling to Mexico via the US, even if you’re only transiting, check the US entry requirements with the US Embassy in London. If you don’t have the correct authorisation you will not be allowed to travel to or transit through the US.


Further information can be found on the FCO’s US Travel Advice.


Health
 

For information about important health advice and any vaccinations required please visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice and https://travelhealthpro.org.uk/countries


UK health authorities have classified Mexico as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For more information and advice, visit the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.


Drink only boiled or bottled water and avoid ice in drinks.


In the last 3 years, there has been an increase in reported cases of a food and water bug, cyclospora, affecting travellers returning from Mexico, particularly from the Riviera Maya region between the months of May and June. You should follow the advice of the National Travel Health Network and Centre.


There have been cases of cholera in Quintana Roo.


Cases of Chikungunya virus have been confirmed in Mexico. For more details about this outbreak, see the website of the National Health Network and Centre. You should take steps to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes.


Please note that passport, visa and health requirements can change. It is every traveller’s responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport, any required visas, and all the necessary vaccinations/health requirements as well as adequate insurance. 

Please Note: Due to unforeseen weather conditions, it has been reported that some Caribbean beaches have experienced an influx of seaweed on their shores.

Location Information

The address of Freehand New York 4* is: 23 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10010-3790
The address of Barceló Maya Colonial is: 
Carretera Chetumal Puerto Juárez Km. 266,3 Xpuha Q, 77750 Riviera Maya, Q.R., Mexico

Distance from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Freehand New York: 14.6 km / 55 mins
Distance from Cancun Airport to Barcelo Maya Colonial:  78 km / 1 hour

In More Detail

At Freehand New York 4*

Please find practical information about the property and your trip: 

This property is not accessible to people with reduced mobility. 
The number of rooms at this property: 395
Check-in time: 3 pm
Check-out time: before 12 pm

Our price includes taxes of 14.75% and $3.50 per day.

Please Note: 
Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
Schedules and prices are subject to change. 
If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

Hotel Facilities

  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Luggage Storage
  • Multilingual Staff
  • 24-Hour Front Desk and Security
  • Wi-Fi

Room Facilities

  • Custom-commissioned artwork by Bard College students and alumni
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Private En-Suite Bathroom
  • HD smart TV
  • Argan bath products
  • Work Desk
  • Plush Robes

Restaurants

  • Simon & The Whale Restaurant by Gabriel Stulman
  • George Washington Bar
  • Studio Restaurant & Bar
  • Broken Shaker Rooftop Bar
  • Smile To Go Café

Leisure Facilities

  • 24-Hour On-Site Fitness Centre
  • Game Room
  • Curated Programming and Events
  • Freehand Fellows: Artist-In-Residence Program

Nearby Activities

  • Central Park: 3.3 km
  • Empire State Building: 1.1 km
  • Statue of Liberty: 5.1 km

At Barcelo Maya Colonial

Please find practical information about the property and your trip: 

This property is not accessible to people with reduced mobility. 
The number of rooms at this property: 630
Check-in time: 3 pm
Check-out time: before 12 pm

Our price doesn’t include a city/accommodation/tourism tax payable locally.

Please Note: 
Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
Schedules and prices are subject to change. 
If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

Hotel Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • 24-hour reception
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM
  • Luggage service
  • Tourist information
  • Laundry service
  • Room service
  • Souvenir shop
  • Safe
  • Chapel
  • Free parking

Room Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee machine
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Safe
  • Fan
  • Minibar with free daily bottle of water
  • Sofa
  • Fully equipped bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe and slippers

Restaurants

  • Colonial Buffet Restaurant
  • Kyoto Restaurant
  • Marenostrum Restaurant
  • Mariachi Restaurant
  • Puebla Lobby Bar
  • Theatre Bar

Leisure Facilities

  • 6 swimming pools
  • Waterpark
  • U-Spa
  • Gym
  • Football pitch
  • Basketball and multi-sports court
  • Tennis courts
  • Giant chess
  • Non-motorised water sports
  • Kid's Club
  • 18-hole miniature golf course
  • Nightclub
  • Maya Mall

All Inclusive

  • Access to the restaurants, bars, swimming pool and beach facilities at the Barceló Maya Caribe, Barceló Maya Beach and Barceló Maya Tropical hotels.
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner at a total of 16 restaurants, including 4 buffet restaurants, 4 beachfront grill restaurants, and 8 à la carte restaurants: México Lindo (Mexican), La Fuente (Spanish), Mare Nostrum (seafood), Kyoto (Japanese), Capri (Italian), Santa Fe (steakhouse), and two new restaurants: Tokyo (Japanese) and the La Trattoria Ristorante (Italian)
  • 14 bars, including a sports bar, open 24 hours a day, nightclub bars and pool bars with unlimited regional drinks as well as a selection of international drinks

Nearby Activities

  • Beaches
  • Water sports
  • Excursions

Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Important Information

If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy is not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel.

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