Q I need a warm weather break, where can I find an all-inclusive resort that’s friendly to an LGBT family with children?
A Mary Hedger of the Travel Leaders agency in Loveland, Colo. has been trained by The Travel Institute to address the specific needs of the LGBT market. She says that Mexico, specifically Puerto Vallarta and Cancun, is your best option. She also recommends the Riviera Maya, in particular resorts that also cater to Europeans. In Puerto Vallarta, she suggests the Allegro and Marival, but also says that RIU resorts are popular with gay couples. And she’s sent couples to the Huatulco area long the Pacific coast with no problems, but does not recommend the Caribbean Islands.
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