Blue Bay Travel are passionately committed to ensuring that every guest has the opportunity to enjoy their holiday in comfort and style.

With this in mind they have curated a collection of hotels and resorts tailored to meet the needs of holidaymakers with a range of access requirements.

Accessibility is key to guaranteeing a problem free Caribbean experience. Their guide allows you to book with total confidence – the following hotels have been audited by their experienced travel team, rooms adapted for your convenience and comfort, plus full details of the availability of wheel-in showers, grab rails, pool hoists and other adaptations are available as required.

Explore the most luxurious Caribbean escapes and discuss your requirements with their team, who will be happy to answer questions and provide detailed information.

Accessibility means something different to everyone – they are happy to confirm bed height, space around the bed, bathroom dimensions – and if they can’t answer straight away they will find out and supply exact dimensions and photos for your complete peace of mind.

Take a look at some of their top destinations and resorts, hand picked by their lovely travel experts at Blue Bay Travel and recommended for their suitability.


Explore the exotic beauty of Barbados and soak up the atmosphere in pure luxury. At just 166 square miles it is one of the smaller Caribbean islands, but no less impressive. Known as the culinary capital of the Caribbean, Barbados has a huge variety of signs, sounds and smells that combine for a spellbinding holiday.

Drawing on its English, African and West Indian roots, Barbados has established its own distinctive identity. With a rich heritage of music, festivals, food and famous faces, you’ll soon adjust to the chilled out vibe.

Access friendly Hotel – The Colony Club by Elegant Hotels

Classy and timeless, the Colony Club is set on the West coast of the island and offers soaring palms, lagoon-style easily accessible pools and serene, tropical gardens set on level ground. Perfect for those seeking a restorative break the hotel prides itself on offering a range of fresh, locally sourced and health-conscious food.

Motorised water sports are included, with the glass-bottomed boat cruise coming highly recommended by previous wheelchair users to visit the resort.

Adapted rooms can be requested at the booking stage and transfers are available via a bespoke minivan with ramp access.


Diverse, vivid and spicy. Mexico is a delight to all who visit. Palm-fringed beaches, fiery cuisine, fiestas, ancient ruins, flora and fauna – we could go on!

A favourite with their very own MD Stuart, Mexico has everything from 24/7 wild partying, to peace and solitude. Cancun is the region’s premier coastal destination and is steeped in Mayan culture. So whether you settle in the shade of a palm on the coral sands or hit the party trail – allow yourself to be transported to somewhere really special.

Access friendly hotels – Hard Rock Hotel – Cancun

Legendary. That’s the only word that comes close to this epic holiday destination! Hard Rock Hotel Cancun really has no limits when it comes to the amazing lifestyle you can lead with their luxury dining, entertainment, and activities.

The hotel offers a unique rock star experience including free guitar hire that’s sure to give you an experience you won’t forget. Coupled with a purpose built wheelchair friendly room, this resort comes highly recommended by all who have stayed. Thoughtfully laid out with ramps, lifts, roll in shower, gently sloping landscapes and level beaches the hotel offers accessibility to all visitors.

Beloved Hotel Playa Mujeres

This adults only resort is famed for its impeccable service, lavish suites and natural Caribbean beaches. Tranquility is the key theme of holidays at the Beloved Hotel with a wealth of low-key activities available on both land and sea.

Featuring a beautiful zero depth entry pool, this resort is subtly designed to offer wheelchair users the full range of facilities. Accessible suites are available upon request.

Dominican Republic

Featuring astounding nature, intriguing history and rich, welcoming culture the Dominican Republic is a destination like no other.

This lush, tropical paradise boasts over 250 miles of beaches along its varied coastline. Dominicans are known for their fiestas, carnivals and all-night merengue that blasts from colmados in the towns.

A heady melting pot of culture, vivid nature, idyllic beaches and lively towns, the Dominican Republic is a holiday destination of real distinction.

Access friendly hotel – Secrets Royal Beach – Punta Cana

Exceptional facilities greet guests at the Secrets Royal Beach – soak up the ambience of your luxurious surroundings including a free-form pool winding through manicured grounds, fine dining, stunning views, complimented by extravagant rooms. Each room offers comfortable bedding, daily refreshed mini bar, a terrace or balcony with exterior Jacuzzi, flat screen TV and much more.

The resort offers numerous adapted rooms catering for wheelchair users, including oversized showers, widened doorways, bars in the showers all with easy access. Local transport is available with suitably equipped vehicles from around £40.

These represent just a small sample of our carefully chosen collection of access friendly hotels. For more information visit our dedicated web page here.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss any additional requirements you may have, please speak to our skilled team who will be delighted to help.

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