Beauty and the Beach

June 14/15 – 20, 2021

The Fives Downtown Hotel

Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

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Reinvigorate and reinvent yourself in Playa del Carmen, Mexico during the Beauty and the Beach Retreat. You’ll learn how to pick colors to accentuate your personality, present yourself as an expert, dress for your body, and put it all together in multiple shopping excursions in downtown Playa del Carmen, a world-famous shopping destination.

The lights, sounds, and colors of Mexico will surround you as you step out the front door of your hotel in the heart of the city. Just steps from beautiful beaches, amazing restaurants, and incredible shopping, prepare to be inspired by the culture and cuisine of the Yucatan Peninsula.

Existing Clients

Already been color-typed by Patsy? This is the package for you!

  • 5 nights deluxe hotel accommodations at The Fives Downtown Hotel & Residences in Playa Del Carmen, MX June 15 – 20, 2021
  • Round-trip shared airport transfers from Cancun International Airport (CUN) (upgrades available)
  • Welcome Reception on Tuesday, June 15
  • Fiesta Dinner (food included) 
  • Farewell Breakfast (food included)
  • 2 assisted shopping trips to curate clothing and jewelry within your type.
  • Optional daily yoga/exercise
  • Workshop: Dressing your Body type and Shapewear with Patsy &
  • Workshop: Heart Virtues with Susan
  • Workshop:  Bio-individualized approach to health & vitality with Linda
  • Strut Your Stuff Fashion Show” & Clothing Swap
  • Workshop:  Genogram or guided meditation with Linda Mechner
  • Optional** Shoe dyeing class

New Clients

Never been color typed? Not even sure what it means? This is the package for you!

  • 6 nights deluxe hotel accommodations at The Fives Downtown Hotel & Residences in Playa Del Carmen, MX June 14- 20, 2021
  • Round-trip shared airport transfers from Cancun International Airport (CUN) (upgrades available)
  • Element Typing
  • Welcome Reception on Tuesday, June 15
  • Fiesta Dinner (food included) 
  • Farewell Breakfast (food included)
  • 2 assisted shopping trips to curate clothing and jewelry within your type.
  • Optional daily yoga/exercise
  • Workshop: Dressing your Body type and Shapewear with Patsy &
  • Workshop: Heart Virtues with Susan
  • Workshop:  Bio-individualized approach to health & vitality with Linda
  • Strut Your Stuff Fashion Show” & Clothing Swap
  • Workshop:  Genogram or guided meditation with Linda Mechner
  • Optional** Shoe dyeing class

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Begin every day with a promise of new and extraordinary experiences and discover the beauty of our hyper-local luxury hotel. Bringing a touch of glamour to the Riviera Maya, The Fives Downtown Hotel & Residences takes you beyond the expected, offering an authentic and contemporary retreat for travelers to experience the sheer magic of Playa del Carmen. Ensconced between the lively city bustle and the breathtaking Caribbean coastline, our five-star resort is steps from the best restaurants, bars, and boutiques of Fifth Avenue (Quinta Avenida). Enjoy a perfect balance of land and sea while exploring the Yucatan Peninsula’s treasured attractions, from the sacred Mayan ruins to thrilling eco-theme parks.

Hotel features:

  • 4 restaurants and 2 bars ($)
  • Rooftop infinity pool
  • 24 hour fitness center
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Sauna and Steam Room
  • 24-hour room service ($)
  • On-site coffee shop ($)
  • Free international calls
  • Valet parking ($)

Deluxe Room accommodations with:

  • King Bed
  • 2 Guests
  • Handcrafted wood-panel walls
  • Carefully curated mid-century-inspired furnishings
  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • Coffee maker
  • Minibar ($)
  • Bathrobe

Check-in: 4:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM

Itinerary subject to change. Please watch your email for trip updates and details.

Monday, June 14

  • NEW CLIENTS ONLY
  • Noon – 7:00 PM | Grouply Welcome Desk | Check-in, receive your finalized itinerary, last-minute details, swag, and meet your hosts.

Tuesday, June 15

  • EXISTING CLIENTS
  • Noon – 7:00 PM | Grouply Welcome Desk | Check-in, receive your finalized itinerary, last-minute details, swag, and meet your hosts.
  • 7:00 PM | Welcome Reception, meet the team, and ice breaker with Julie Cotton
  • NEW CLIENTS
  • 10:00 AM | Element Reveal Color Typing and learning how to use the color palette
  • 12:30 PM | Lunch on your own
  • 1:00 PM | Meet for a shopping experience
  • 5:30 PM | Dinner on their own
  • 7:00 PM | Welcome Reception, meet the team and ice breaker with Julie Cotton

Wednesday, June 16

  • 8:00 AM | Yoga and Gentle Exercise with Kathy (optional)
  • 9:30 AM | Dressing your body type and shapewear
  • 11:30 PM | Lunch on your own
  • 12:30 PM | Ladies shopping trip #1
  • 7:00 – 9:00 PM | Heart Virtues with Susan Kerby

Thursday, June 17

  • 8:00 AM | Yoga and Gentle Exercise with Kathy (optional)
  • 10:00 AM | Bio-individualised approach to healthy and vitality with Linda Mechner
  • 11:30 PM | Striking a Pose for Great Pictures
  • Afternoon at your leisure.
  • 6:00 PM | Fiesta dinner and dancing

Friday, June 18

  • 8:00 AM | Yoga and Gentle Exercise with Kathy (optional)
  • 9:30 AM | Strut Your Stuff Fashion Show and Clothing Swap
  • 12:30 PM | Lunch on your own
  • 1:30 PM | Ladies shopping trip #2
  • 5:30 PM | Dinner on your own
  • 6:30 PM | Genogram or guided meditation with Linda Mechner

Saturday, June 19

  • 8:00 AM | Yoga and Gentle Exercise with Kathy (optional)
  • 9:00 AM | Shoe dyeing class – bring 2-4 pairs of nice leather shoes to dye (optional)
  • 11:00 AM | Men’s shopping trip
  • Afternoon on your own
  • 6:00 PM | Fancy Dinner ($) and Glam Pictures ($)

Sunday, June 20

  • 9:00 AM | Breakfast Buffet (included)
  • 10:30 AM | Closing circle and goodbyes

Minimums

This trip will travel if 10 or more rooms are sold. If fewer than 10 rooms are sold, you will receive notification at least 30 days prior to your travel date, as well as a full refund or the option to transfer to a different trip.

Airport Information

Airport transfers are included in the trip’s package to and from Cancun International Airport, proper and accurate flight information must be submitted for each guest on or before May 1, 2021 by submitting this FORM. Transfers cannot be guaranteed if flight information is not submitted by this date and transfers will fall under the guest’s responsibility financially. Transfers are only included for the start and end day of the trip, or up to two days prior or post if the accommodations are booked through Grouply or the affiliate vendor provider of this trip.

In case of flight delays: The vendor must be informed of any flight delays/changes at the time of occurrence. Such changes can be submitted HERE so proper transportation can attempt to be arranged. Neither Grouply, nor the affiliate vendor, are not responsible for any airport transfers if not properly notified of flight delays/changes and transfers will fall under the guest’s responsibility financially.

Excursion Info

Walking will be required during the shopping excursions. The hotel is steps away from 5th avenue, featuring Playa del Carmen’s premier shopping. The street is blocked off from traffic and is used by pedestrians.

Additional Information

If you have special requests regarding bedding, meals, or medical needs please note them in the additional notes section of your booking. If you need additional assistance please fill out the booking assistance form here.

Please note: The price at check-out is subject to change based on promotional pricing availability, room type(s) booked, taxes, etc.

Once you have completed check-out, you will see a page with your order number and trip cost. This is your confirmation. Please retain and bring this information with you on your trip. If you do not receive a confirmation please submit a help form HERE.

Taxes Fees & Gratuities:
Taxes and fees for U.S. Citizens are included. Gratuities are not included and are at your own discretion. For Mexican citizens, a 16% VAT (IVA) charge will be applied in addition to the room rate. The hotel or resort will post taxes to the individual’s personal extras account. This amount is due upon arrival unless arrangements to postpone the charge to the master account have been made in advance.

Passports, Identification and/or Travel Documents:

Each guest shall be responsible to obtain and maintain proper identification and travel documentation required by the country being traveled to. Please note that many countries require visas or passports to be valid for an additional six (6) months after the trip’s end date. Cancellation due to the inability to obtain proper documentation shall fall under this trip’s Cancellation Policy. Passports and travel documents are typically required not only for flights but at check-in at non-domestic hotel accommodations.

Unregistered Guests:

Each guest regardless of age must have a valid and complete booking including payment prior to the trip’s travel date. Any guest without a proper booking will be subject to the current rate and value of the activities and hotel property accommodations at the time of travel and will not receive discounts, perks, bonuses, or credits associated with the trip.

Hotel Credits and/or Discounts:

Hotel credits and/or discounts cannot be converted for monetary value, are non-transferable, and will expire immediately upon check-out. Guest is responsible for any taxes and gratuities, foreign or domestic, if applicable to items and/or services procured using hotel credits.

Child Pricing:

Child pricing is based on the age of the child at the time of travel, not booking, and may be subject to the terms and conditions of hotel properties and/or their all-inclusive packages as well as any excursions and trip inclusions.

Trip Pricing:

Unless otherwise stated, pricing is shown for each person and is based on double adult occupancy and is subject to change based on the availability of room types, taxes, and any applicable promotional pricing availability.

Book with Confidence Guarantee: This trip is 100% cancellable and refundable up to 35 days prior to travel. From 34 days to 7 days prior to travel you may cancel and be issued a travel voucher for the hotel to be used at the hotel anytime before December 21, 2021. Within 6 days of travel, the trip is 100% non-cancellable and non-refundable. If you are unable to attend for any reason, including a medical or family emergency, you may change the names on your room or we can attempt to re-sell the package. If re-sold, Grouply and its suppliers will retain a 10% re-booking fee and will refund the remainder of your paid package.

*This cancellation policy is subject to rules and regulations in applicable jurisdictions in Grouply and its suppliers are based. In the basis of a conflict between the cancellation policy displayed here and cancellation terms in a supplier’s booking terms, the provisions of the booking terms will prevail.

Name Changes: Name changes may be completed up to May 1, 2021. Name changes incur a $25 administrative fee per name change. Please submit your name change HERE.

Inclusions and Substitutions:

In the event that an activity, inclusion or excursion is no longer available, we will substitute a similar activity or inclusion of equal or greater value.

Resort Credits/Hotel inclusions/and or discounts cannot be converted to cash. Any credits, discounts, or inclusions not used during your stay will expire immediately upon your departure. Primary Traveler is responsible for paying any taxes that may be added to items purchased with hotel/resort credit.

The passport and visa, if applicable, for all travelers on the reservation must be up-to-date before you depart your country. Please double check that you have all the identification and other documentation required by the specific country you’re traveling to.  A list of requirements for U.S. Travelers can be found at the Department of State Website here. In many countries, passports and visas must be valid for 6 months or longer after the trip end date. If you are unable to obtain the required identification and other documentation, the Cancellation Policy for this trip will apply.

Each traveler, including each child, who is attending the trip with you is required to have a booking prior to the commencement of the trip. You must book and pay for each such person in advance of the trip. If you fail to book and pay for any travelers who arrive to stay with you on the trip, you will be charged the hotel’s then-current rate, which may be higher than the trip price,  for each person at the time of your check-in. If you are unable to pay for additional travelers at the time of check-in, your entire party may be denied entry onto the hotel property or onto the trip entirely.

Pricing for children is based on their age at the time of travel and may be subject to additional terms and conditions of individual hotels and all-inclusive resorts. Also, pricing for children can vary and may be higher than pricing for adults.

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