Marriott International properties in the Caribbean and Latin America, invite travelers to reconnect with historical sights through often nearby UNESCO World Heritage Sites tours. With a new year approaching, travelers can map out new destinations and immerse themselves with the surrounding culture with UNESCO World Heritage Sites protecting cultural gems around the world.
Additionally, Marriott International's award-winning travel program and marketplace, Marriott Bonvoy, welcomes travelers to enjoy a tour and stay at one of the over 300 properties in 37 destinations across Latin America and the Caribbean.
Machu Picchu with Tambo del Inka, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa (pictured)
Nestled in the heart of the Sacred Valley, Tambo del Inka, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, offers guests an unforgettable luxurious escape. The resort features a private train station to embark on a journey from Urubamba to the UNESCO World Heritage site, Machu Picchu. Upon arrival, guests will feel transported back in time with the train cars emulating 1920s-style carriages—including a dining car and a panoramic observation bar —gourmet cuisine and the highest quality of service. After the excursion, guests can delight in the Marriott Bonvoy Experience Fuegos de Altura on December 10 -11. Here travelers will enjoy a unique culinary experience with six world-renowned chefs using fire to prepare exquisite dishes.
For more information on the train schedule, guests can consult with Tambo del Inka, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa front desk.
Casco Viejo at W Panama, Panama
Located 15 minutes away from the UNESCO World Heritage site, Casco Viejo and on the Panama skyline, W Panama is inspired by the surrounding vibrant colors and rich culture. This Marriott Bonvoy guided tour highlights Casco Viejos’ architectural gems while exploring the Plaza de la Catedral and Calzada de Amador. This tour includes private transportation, a live guide, and a refreshing Panamanian raspado, a shaved ice dessert with fruit syrup and condensed milk.
Jardim Botânico with JW Marriott Hotel Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Nestled along white sandy beaches, guests can stay at the luxurious beachfront JW Marriott Hotel Rio de Janeiro and explore Rio de Janeiro's extensive verdure. Deemed a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Jardim Botânico features extensive flora, such as Amazonian water lilies and the infamous glass orchid house. This Marriott Bonvoy three-hour idyllic tour includes a private guide who will explore the 140-hectare park, exploring over 6,000 species of faunas such as monkeys and toucans.
Complimentary transportation will be provided for the Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden Tour
Palacio de Bellas Artes with The St. Regis Mexico City, Mexico
Overlooking Paseo de la Reforma, The St. Regis Mexico City is a luxury destination surrounded by Mexico's historical museums and exclusive boutiques. The St. Regis Mexico City offers outstanding butler services that grant any desired requests, including packing, garment pressing, and a topline beverage service. While indulging at the luxurious resort, travelers can explore one of the most famous opera houses in Latin America and a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Palacio de Bellas Artes. Marriott Bonvoy offers a tour of The Palacio de Bellas Artes, which is an essential cultural gem in Mexico City alongside other historical stops such as the House of Tiles and Palacio Postal.
Colonial Zone with JW Marriott Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Located in the vibrant city of Santo Domingo, the JW Marriott Santo Domingo offers travelers a tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Colonial Zone. During the tour, travelers will experience the capital's rich cultural history by exploring the oldest European settlement in the New World. The tour features historical gems such as Alcazar de Colón, the previous home of Christopher Colombus's son, and Ozama Fortress, one of the oldest fortresses. Guests can indulge in tasty Dominican Chocolate at the Kah Kow Museum or tour San Pedro de Macoris and La Romana to experience the island's local specialities such as rum, tobacco, and cocoa.