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Aruba’s shores are perfect for beach lovers. (Photo: Marriott International)

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From Breakfasts and Beaches to Locations and Lounges, Here Are Marriott Bonvoy Insiders’ Favorites

Your ideal vacation for rejuvenation just might be one centered around the sugar-soft sands and turquoise waves of a heavenly beach or even a picture-perfect location withing a destination.

Regardless of which tickles your fancy, we’ve polled Marriott Bonvoy Insiders — our most well-traveled members — to learn which hotels are the best of the best in each category. Read on to make all your vacation dreams come true.

The Votes Are In for Hotel Beaches

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Experience the stellar beach at JW Marriott Marco Island. (Photo: Marriott International)

Seeking a special beach vacation with top-notch amenities on a stunning stretch of shore? Look no further than some of the most swoonworthy Marriott Bonvoy beach hotels for the perfect sun-and-sand escape.

Check out Marriott Bonvoy Insiders’ top hotel beaches.

Unwind or Get to Work in the Top Hotel Lounges

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Whether you’re working or relaxing, these hotel lounges are tops, according to Insiders. (Photo: Marriott International)

One of the many perks of checking in to a property participating in Marriott Bonvoy is the access to a portfolio of elite hotel lounges (sometimes deemed as premium clubs or executive lounges). The club may serve as additional of living space beyond your hotel room, typically offering complimentary breakfast, light bites and beverages throughout the day.

Find out which lounges manage to make members feel at home in a destination.

Settle Into Epic Locations

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(Photo: Marriott International)

Marriott Bonvoy Insiders know a terrific location when they see it. Sometimes an optimum location is found at the center of a city’s action, and other times it’s discovered on a secluded escape, but at all times it requires a hotel with comfort and verve.

These hotels offer the best basecamps for your next vacation.

Gear Up for Family Fun

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Make a splash with the family at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville. (Photo: Marriott International)

Searching for the perfect place to spend quality time with your family? Resorts are a fantastic option since they combine on-site restaurants, spacious suites and unique, exciting activities that everyone will love, all in one place. That said, it’s crucial to pick a place that fully addresses all of your family’s priorities. Thankfully, Marriott Bonvoy Insiders know what’s what when it comes to ideal kid-friendly properties.

Check out our Insiders’ favorite family friendly resorts.

Bite Into the Best Elite Breakfasts

Craving an exquisite breakfast? The Marriott Bonvoy loyalty program enables members with Platinum Elite, Titanium Elite, and Ambassador Elite status to receive complimentary breakfast at select hotels. This tasty benefit is offered either as a welcome amenity, a food and beverage credit, or when one is present, in the executive lounge.

Of course, some breakfasts rise to the top of the crop, and our Marriott Bonvoy Insiders have ranked these four hotels’ elite breakfast offerings as favorites.

Relax at an All-Inclusive Resort

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Make a splash at the Planet Hollywood Cancun, An Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resort. (Photo: Marriott International)

A trip to an all-inclusive resort is an ideal vacation for travelers who want to pay one daily price and enjoy access to a variety of dining and activity options without worrying about how it all adds up.

Not sure which resorts to try? Marriott Bonvoy Insiders divulged which resorts offered such good all-inclusive experiences that they keep coming back for more.

Check out their favorite all-inclusive resorts.