I don’t know what’s more annoying at tropical resorts – the daily poolside Macarena line dance lessons or the tired buffets filled with overcooked meat and lifeless produce. For years, us foodies have accepted both in an effort to spend a week in paradise. To cope, we numb our senses with an endless intake of alcohol in the name of relaxation.
Thankfully, a few resorts are starting to take note and revitalizing their cuisine to win over the ever-growing population of foodies. Here’s a list of resorts guaranteed to satisfy even the most discerning diner. So go ahead and indulge! But maybe not too much. You will be wearing a swimsuit after all…
El Dorado Royale in Riviera Maya, Mexico
I’m a little biased on El Dorado Royale as I’ve been there twice. Once for my honeymoon, and a second time because it’s that awesome. Not only does the all-inclusive resort boast a 100,000 square foot greenhouse on property, but they also host a dinner theatre where you get to watch and cheer for the chefs as they cook you a five-course dinner. It’s like watching the Food Network, but live on the beach.