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Imagine laying in the sun on a pristine beach with your closest friends, indulging in delicious food whenever the mood strikes, and plunging into crystal-clear pools. This year, my four best friends and I went on an unforgettable adventure to Cancun during spring break. Let me take you on a journey and share how you can make the most of your trip!

All-Inclusive Bliss

When it comes to tropical getaways, my top tip for maximizing your experience is to opt for an all-inclusive resort. Not only is it cost-effective, but it also offers unparalleled convenience and luxury. Picture yourself lounging by the poolside, with many resorts nestled right along the beach, and the cherry on top: unlimited access to drinks and cuisine. Our stay at the Royalton Chic was nothing short of spectacular. One of the highlights was its proximity to the bustling strip, a mere 5-minute stroll away, brimming with vibrant nightlife akin to the excitement of Vegas!

Daily Delights

Our daily routine was a perfect blend of relaxation and excitement. Mornings started with a refreshing dip in the pool followed by a buffet breakfast. The resort kept us entertained with an array of activities like water aerobics, dance-offs, and my personal favorite, beach volleyball. The swim-up bar at the pool was a hit, adding a touch of novelty to our lounging sessions. As the sun dipped low, we’d freshen up for the evening’s adventures.

There’s something so different about getting ready with your friends after a day of fun in the sun. We’d gather for dinner at the buffet, capturing stunning sunset moments along the way. One evening, we treated ourselves to a reservation at one of the resort’s restaurants, elevating our dining experience. Post-dinner, the night was ours to enjoy, whether dancing at the resort’s club or exploring the lively strip.

Each night, we would end the day with beachside chats and room service delights. And as the sun rose, we eagerly anticipated another day of blissful repetition.

Exciting Escapades

While our main goal was relaxation, the resort and surrounding areas offered many activities. From volleyball tournaments to beach massages and foam parties, there was never a dull moment. For the adventurous souls, excursions awaited—party boats, ATV rides, exploring famous cenotes, snorkeling, and many more water adventures. 

Our Cancun getaway was a flawless 10/10 experience, leaving us yearning for more beach-bound adventures!

Ishita Rao is a newfound writer for Her Campus, but has always been passionate about writing. Currently in her junior year at North Carolina State University, Ishita is pursuing a degree in biomedical engineering, as well as a minor in business administration. Her academic journey has been enriched by many experiences, spanning from a marketing internship to a business position at Fidelity Investments during the recent summer. Additionally, Ishita actively contributes her skills at the Electrical Engineering office at NCSU and is her university’s Pearson Campus Ambassador. She also immerses herself in the vibrant communities of the BMES society and the Helping Hand project at the university. Though originally from Boston, she currently lives in Apex, North Carolina. Beyond her academic and professional commitments, she finds comfort in her love for dance, especially as a dedicated member of her university's competitive Bollywood team. Her creative spirit extends to other hobbies, including painting, swimming, and binging the latest Netflix show. In her free time, she enjoys visits to the beach and boba dates with friends. Her favorite artists are The Weeknd, Tory Lanez, Don Toliver, and Frank Ocean.