Passover programs at beach resorts in Mexico (Shutterstock)
Passover programs south of the border have become very popular in recent years. After the harsh winter weather, many people want to join a Passover program in a warm weather destination. Heading to the tropics in March-April, before the rainy season, almost guarantees nice weather, with average temperatures in the 80’s. Passover 2023 begins at sundown on Wednesday, April 5th and ends on Thursday night, April 13th. It’s a nice long vacation on the beach, enjoying the resort amenities, hiking, touring or water sports. There are great Pesach programs in the Bahamas, Mexico, Costa Rica and Panama.
Check out our comprehensive guide to Passover programs. We provide a brief description of each hotel and program. Please click on the program for more information. We are adding new programs on a regular basis so check back with us frequently.
- Atlantis Resort & Spa with Kosherica: This resort is packed with amazing activities, from swimming with dolphins to a large waterpark. The program offers high-end cuisine, day camp, minyan, lectures and shiurim
- Grand Hyatt Playa Del Carmen with Diamond Club Vacations: Entire resort reserved for the program, featuring multiple dining options, spa and pools. Enjoy delicious food, entertainment and children's programming.
- Fairmont Mayakoba on the Mayan Riviera with Passover Oasis Vacations: Newly renovated hotel boasting villas, pools, golf, coral reefs and pristine beaches. The program offers meals, tea room, religious services, lectures, kids’ programming and entertainment.
- Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa with Organizacion Hafikoman: The resort has a spa, kids’ club, beautiful beaches and easy access to local golf courses. The program provides meals, coffee bars, boxed lunches, minyanim and shiurim.
- The Paradisus Resort in Playa Del Carmen with VIP Kosher Tours: The resort boasts 8 pools, private beach and water park. Program offers gourmet food, entertainment, speakers and activities for kids and teens.
- Paradisus Los Cabos in Cabo San Lucas with Royal Passover: Resort on the beach with stunning views, pools, spa and concierge service. Enjoy an amazing culinary experience, complimentary airport transfers, shiurim, kids programming, sports clubs, excursions and entertainment.
- Dreams Natura Resort & Spa in Cancun with Kosherica: KITNIYOT-ONLY Passover program at luxury resort boasting pools, water park, water sports and spa. Enjoy gourmet cuisine, kids day camp, teen programming, lectures and entertainment.
- Paradisus Playa del Carmen with Upscale Getaways: Five-diamond resort with pools, private beaches, water park and 16 restaurants. Entire resort kosher for Pesach, featuring all star entertainment lineup and delcious food options in the restaurants, bars, on the beach and by the pools.
- Izla Hotel Isla Mujeres Cancun with Zontravel: Oceanfront luxury hotel with private beach, spa and fitness center. Full board, kosher Mehadrin, kids club, shiurim and entertainment.
- Hotel Casa Conde with Costa Rica Kosher Adventures: Beach resort is ideal starting point for visiting rainforests, national parks and dive sites.Program provides delicious meals, synagogue, scholar-in-residence, guided Chol Hamoed tours and kids’ camp.
- Dreams Playa Bonita Panama with LeVoyage: All-inclusive family resort only a short drive from Panama City, where the jungles meet the mountains and the beach. The program provides minyanim, kids’ club, entertainment and activities.
- The Sofitel Guarujá Jequitimar with The Best Kosher: Luxury hotel on the Sao Paulo coastline including pools, golf course, spa and fitness center. Glatt kosher food, Ashkenazi and Sephardi minyan, daily lectures and shiruim and kids club.
Passover programs at resorts on the beach in warm weather destinations tend to sell out quickly. Most programs sold out early last year, with many programs having long waiting lists. Now is the time to start researching for your Pesach vacation. Some programs offer early bird discounts so best to book early. There is a range of Passover program pricing based on location and amenities. Flights fill up and airfare rises the closer we get to Pesach so best to book your tickets as soon as you choose a program.