Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Celebrate Labor Day Weekend in the Bahamas

When It's Time to Say So Long to Summer
Do It With a Grand Send Off at Grand Lucayan Resort!

Sunbathe, snorkel and stroll a sparkling stretch of white sand beach 


Ocean Front Standard

Variety of Accommodations to choose from:

  • Island View Rooms
  • Marina View Rooms
  • Ocean View Rooms 
  • Ocean View - 1 Bedroom Suites
  • Ocean Front Lanai Suite - 1 Bedroom 
Ocean Front 1 Bedroom


(7) restaurants featuring an array of international cuisine from the Mediterranean to the Pacific Rim




Amenities:

  • Private Lucaya Beach
  • Treasure Bay Casino - Las Vegas style casino located just steps from the resort 
  • (4) professional tennis courts
  • (2) of the finest 18-hole championship golf courses in the Caribbean  


Rates from $98.00 + $250 Resort Credit
Plus Kids Stay and Eat FREE
Must Use Code RTFALL4 When Booking

Book by September 9, 2015 for travel until December 18, 2015 & receive a $250 resort credit when you book 4 nights or more. 

Resort credit is good towards Spa, Food & Beverage, Golf & Tennis and must be signed to room. Credit has no cash value, cannot be exchanged & expires at checkout. 

Note: New bookings only. Not applicable to groups. Rate does not include hotel service charges & resort fees of $18.75 per night for each guest ages 13 years and older, payable at the resort; 15.5% government tax and an energy surcharge fee of $10.75 per room, per night for all reservations. 

Check out all the special offers
http://www.grandlucayan.com/hotel-deals

Happy Travels,
Linda

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

St Barths - What You Need to Know

This French Caribbean island is a celebrity favorite, and it's not on the list of bargain destinations. 

Shell Beach

Honestly it's worth the cost as St Barths delivers on its promise of fine French cuisine, fabulous beaches, 5 star hotels/luxury villas, and luxury shopping. 

If you plan on visiting the best beaches, you will need to rent a car.  

Here's 5 more things you need to know about St Barths courtesy of Luxury Retreats




Happy Travels,
Linda




Monday, July 27, 2015

Dorado Beach Ritz-Carlton Reserve Launches Linger Longer




Located on Puerto Rico’s Caribbean coast, this 1,400 acre property is part of the former Laurance Rockefeller estate. 



Dorado Beach is the perfect ultra luxury choice for families and friends with each of the residences offering luxurious two, three, four and five bedroom residences with 2,500 to 4,900 square feet. 




All residences feature spectacular ocean vistas,  beach access, and spacious outdoor terraces. Inside features include gourmet kitchen, dining/living room, den with pull out sofa bed, laundry room and dedicated “Embajadores” to ensure that every need is met. 



Enjoy Spanish, Caribbean and American cuisine at (5) on-site restaurants. 
Mi Casa Restaurant - Photo Credit: Hotel Chatter

Guests also have the option of intimate dinners cooked by your very own Chef, as well as the opportunity to take advantage of the resort’s personal concierge services to assist with island activities.  

Enjoy relaxation and healing in one of Spa Botánico’s open air tree house massage platforms. 


Spa Photo Credit: The Agency
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The “Linger Longer” offer is available now through December 15, 2015 (blackout dates may apply). 

For reservations, please visit doradobeachreserve.com, call 787-278-7333 or ask your travel agent. 

Visit website: www.doradobeach.com/Puerto-Rico


Happy Travels,
Linda



Friday, July 24, 2015

All Inclusive Aruba Summer Escape

Divi Aruba All Inclusive Sale - Save 35%


Divi Aruba offers a choice of (9) dining options, (7) bars and lounges, non-motorized water sports, golf, spa and full use of the adjacent Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusive located just steps away.


Two Bedroom Oceanfront Suite

Deluxe Verandah Suite

And a great beach!


What's Included:

• All accommodations just steps from the sand and pools
• All meals and snacks at a choice of 9 dining options
• Unlimited beverages at 7 bars
• 3 Freshwater pools; wading pool
• Non-motorized water sports including snorkeling, catamarans, kayaks and windsurfing
• Divi Winds Sports Center with 30-foot rock climbing wall and fitness center
• Daily activities including tennis and bicycles
• Themed nightly entertainment

Book by August 31, 2015 for travel through December 18, 2015 and receive 35% Off

For more information visit www.diviaruba.com or call US Reservations Office at 1-800-554-2008.

Win a FREE 5-night all inclusive stay for two in Aruba via social media 
http://www.diviaruba.com/aruba-vacation-contest/


Happy Travels,
Linda

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Hot Summer Savings in Ocho Rios Jamaica

Take advantage of the Hot Summer Deals at Jamaica Inn
The Longer You Stay - The Less You Pay! 


Book a minimum of three nights and get one FREE night. The more nights you book, the more free days you get. Offer available until September 30, 2015. 


This is the place to get away from it all! No television sets, clocks, or radios


Spacious luxury suites and cottages with private verandahs - all with spectacular ocean views

Private, crescent shaped beach with champagne colored sand

In-room amenities:

  • Air conditioning
  • Beach towels
  • Ceiling fan
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Mini fridges (stocked upon request)
  • Phone
  • Robes
  • Safe
  • Toileteries
  • Turndown service


Nestled within the cliffs of Cutlass Bay, the Ocean Spa offers a tranquil outdoor setting, and a full menu of spa services 

Get more info on this special along with other special travel offers from Jamaica Inn 
http://jamaicainn.com/rates/specials.php


Happy Travels,
Linda


Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Discover Luxury at Cap Juluca in Anguilla

Cap Juluca - Romantic and Exclusive
One of the Leading Hotels of the World 


The bright white domed Moroccan architecture sets Cap Juluca apart from other properties in the Caribbean region. All the suites open onto to the Caribbean Sea.  


This luxury resort sits on Maundays Bay, one of the finest beaches in the world, and overlooks the mountains of St Maarten. 

Cap Juluca offers (3) restaurants, exceptional spa services, and a dedicated long term staff. 


Discover Cap Juluca Package
This package includes oceanfront accommodations for two in a Superior Room, Premium Room, Luxury Room or Junior Suite, Continental Beachfront Breakfast each morning and a $100 resort credit per night that can be redeemed anywhere within the resort.

More Cap Juluca Travel Packages:

  • More Maundays - 5th Night Free
  • Even More Maundays - 2 Free Nights
  • The Suite Life
  • Family Holiday
  • Romantic Rendezvous

http://www.capjuluca.com/packages/


Happy Travels,
Linda



Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival






The 6th edition of the Curacao North Sea Jazz takes place at the World Trade Center near Piscadera Bay on Friday, September 4 and Saturday, September 5. 


This year the festival will feature (2) concerts free of charge: Colombian singer Juanes and Venezolan salsa hero Oscar D’León will both perform on Thursday September 3, and on Wednesday September 2, the Blind Boys of Alabama will play a concert at Brakkeput Mei Mei. 


Photo Credit: Knipselkrant Curacao 

Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival Lineup for 2015 

Friday, September 4 
Enrique Iglesias, Lionel Richie, Isley Brothers, Cassandra Wilson, Gregory Porter , Emeli Sande, and Charles Bradley 

Saturday, September 5 
Usher, John Legend, Wyclef Jean, Randy Newman, The Stanley Clarke Band, Bettye Lavette, and The Pointer Sisters 

In the past five years, Curacao North Sea Jazz welcomed many big names to the island. Last year, at the anniversary edition, audiences were able to enjoy Bruno Mars, Maná, Chic featuring Nile Rodgers, Rod Stewart, Dianne Reeves, and Juan Luis Guerra. 

Visit www.curacaonorthseajazz.com for the most recent updates on the line-up, as well as other information. 

Happy Travels, 
Linda

(ˆ◡ˆ) In case you missed it, check out previous post - Aruba Caribbean Sea Jazz Festival 2015


Monday, July 20, 2015

Aruba Caribbean Sea Jazz Festival 2015


Beautiful mix of Jazz, Latin, Soul and Funk

The Caribbean Sea Jazz Festival takes place at Renaissance Festival Plaza on three entertainment stages. This popular festival also features a spectacular food court, cool art gallery, and there will be a 4 day warm up proceeding the festival at smaller venues.  

Local quality restaurants offer delicious menu items at reasonable prices - You can have a complete dinner before the show begins or enjoy a snack during the night.

Photo Credit: www.aruba.com

Festival Schedule:

Friday September 25
- Earth, Wind & Fire Experience - Built around legendary Earth Wind & Fire guitarist, Al McKay, and a group of top Los Angeles studio and road musicians is the aptly named “Earth Wind & Fire Experience feat
- Roy Hargroves RH Factor 
- Mike Stern Band 
- The Ploctones 

Saturday September 26
- Roberta Gambarini 
- Delbert Bernabela 
- Jessy J
- Maite Hontele 
- Grupo Niche 

The Caribbean Sea Jazz Festival is inspired by Paul Acket, the creator of the North Sea Jazz Festival in The Netherlands

http://caribbeanseajazz.com/


Happy Travels,
Linda

Friday, July 17, 2015

Best Bermuda Seasonal Deals

Bermuda’s Historic Cambridge Beaches Resort & Spa
The Ahh in Bermuda 


Cambridge Beaches Resort & Spa is located on a private 30-acre peninsula, where four soft-sand beaches (Long Bay, Turtle Cove, Pegem and Morning Beach) line the shore. 


Cambridge Beaches Resort Seasonal Specials
  • Fall Into Savings - Receive 25% Off on Stays of 3 nights or more - Book by July 31 for travel October 1 - Dec 31, 2015
  • Hot Summer Sale - 25% Off Rooms & Cottages for stays of 3 nights or more - Book by July 26 for travel through September 30, 2015. 
  • Suite Deal - 50% OFF - Includes full breakfast daily - Book by July 26, 2015.
  • Endless Summer - Stay 3 Nights and Pay for 2 - includes full breakfast daily. Book by September 30 2015.
  • Summer Days Mid-Week Special - 20% off rooms booked on Sunday - Wednesday nights. Book by July 31, and travel until Oct 31, 2015. Must use code 20%NW when booking. 

Choose from (3) unique on-site restaurants when you stay at Cambridge Beaches Resort & Spa.

  • Tamarisk Restaurant and Terrace, touted by Food & Wine magazine as one of the best places to dine in Bermuda
  • Shutters pool side restaurant 
  • Trendy Breezes - Only beachside restaurant in Bermuda with an unobstructed view of the sunset.



Cambridge Beaches Resort & Spa offers the following services and amenities:

  • Three tennis courts
  • Well-equipped fitness center
  • Beautifully designed infinity pool
  • Roman-style relaxation pool and “Swimex” lap pool
  • Luxurious Ocean Spa
  • 3 acclaimed on-site restaurants
  • Yoga classes
  • Croquet
  • Putting Green
  • Moped & Bicycle Rentals
  • Full Service Marina

http://www.cambridgebeaches.com/bermuda-getaway/


MORE Bermuda Summer Specials!

Photo Credit: bernews.com


Summer in Bermuda with $150 Resort Credit

Proper Rewards: Bermuda's Summer Proper Rewards promotion offers guests the best available rate and minimum of a $150 resort credit at nearly a dozen hotels and resorts around the island. 

Participating Hotels:
Coral Beach Club, Grotto Bay Beach Resort, The St. George's Club, Royal Palms, Pompano Beach Club, Fairmont Southampton, Rosedon, Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, Newstead Belmont Hills, The Reefs, and Cambridge Beaches. 

The promotion is available for bookings through July 31, 2015 and is valid for travel now through September 7, 2015. http://www.gotobermuda.com/Travel-Deals/Proper-Rewards/

Golf packages starting at $444 with 3, 4 or 5 night stay
All packages include complimentary golf cart and 50% off golf club rentals at each course. Selected packages include daily breakfast. http://www.gotobermuda.com/golf/

Happy Travels,
Linda