With lovely weather and direct flights from London, Esencia is a great place to spend the May half term, combining adventure, beach, pampering and culture. The hotel is set on a powder sand beach overlooking the turquoise waters of the Caribbean and has two pools, an excellent restaurant and Mayan influenced spa. Excursions can be organised to visit nature reserves and Mayan sites.
From £2,250pp and £720 per child under 12 for 7 nights in a Garden Suite with plunge pool. Includes two complimentary nights (saving £1,300).