2017 Noble Beach Prize Winners

Here’s a list of our 2017 Noble Beach Prize Winners! You’ve got to check these places out.


Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya

When you step foot into the slammin’ Bret Michaels Rock Star Suite, you’ll be greeted with a glass statue of Michaels himself. You’ll also see a sleek Camaro-converted billiard table and his smokin’ Rose guitar.

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THE View - Priceless

Villa la Estancia Cabo San Lucas

Breakfast in bed in this beguiling penthouse comes with a delicious side: a breath-stealing view of purple mountains that descend to the sandy shore, kissing the turquoise waters of Land’s End.

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The Bath Luxe DE Luxe

Grand Velas Riviera Maya

Here, you’ll revel in two spa-like bathrooms finished in Italian marble: one features a spacious shower with two sexy rain shower heads overlooking the jungle, while the other has a sweet Jacuzzi for two.

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Most Bodacious Buffet

Paradisus Playa del Carmen, La Esmeralda

Graze on over 200 different food items, three made-to-order stations, plus over 20 desserts–face planting is perfectly acceptable. The cherry on top? This mouth-watering spread changes every day.

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Most Divine Dining

Azul Beach Resort Sensatori Mexico

Le Chique is an avant-garde, multi-sensory trek around your palate that tingles every little part. Better still, the twenty-something course tasting menu changes seasonally.

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The Bomb-est Bar

Catalonia Punta Cana

The two-time Noble Beach Prize winner has 11-20 signature drinks and well-liquors aplenty, you can chillax at this happenin’ bar that’s right on the soft, toe-loving sand with a view of blue hues and the purr of the ocean as your soundtrack.

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Most Swingin' Greens

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana

This 18-hole, par 72 championship course provides an excellent range of golf for players of all levels. Hugged by lush tropical flora and fauna, the greens meander through a dreamy Dominican landscape.

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Most SPAwesome Experience

Grotto Bay Beach Resort

Fabulously rustic and eclectic, this escape haven is unrivaled–all the treatments are performed inside a grotto. Mesmerizing sounds of dripping water and soft music lull you into oblivion as you’re pampered with organic products.

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Best Teen Scene

Now Larimar Punta Cana

Think of this as the No Parents Zone, where teens can play ping pong, pool, video games, even Eurobungee, as well as hang out at weekly bonfires and disco mixers. Non-parent chow (no salads!) is available too, like pizza, burgers and fries.

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Best Beach-o-tainment

Breathless Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa

These party people know how to keep things stirred up with foam parties, world-renowned DJs and other shenanigans. Celebrities and models have been known to make a cameo, so keep an eye out.

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The Pool that Rules

Grand Palladium Jamaica Resort & Spa

Surrounded by delicious, pristine beach, this ginormous pool is the largest in all of Jamaica. Grab a comfy lounger, a strong cocktail, and you’ll be golden.

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Best Beach Bliss

Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun

Imagine cushy loungers on white silky sand, a view of glistening azure and warm tropical breezes. Add limitless top-shelf drinks brought right to your chair. One word: paradise.

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Best Kid-tivities

Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana

At this beachin’ mega complex, your munchkins can get Slimed, do karate chops with Ninja Turtles and splish splash in Aqua Nick Water playground. Kid-yummies abound, too, like chicken fingers, french fries, pizza and ice cream.

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Most Fit for Fitness

Barcelo Maya Palace

This gym’s got muscle–there’s every kind of sweat-inducing, body-sculpting equipment you can imagine, including Crossfit and touch-screen cardio machines. Pilates, spinning and yoga classes are also available for getting your svelte on.

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