Thursday, November 27, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving

Quote of the Day . . . 

If you are really thankful, what do you do? YOU SHARE!  - W. Clement Stone



Continually thankful for my wonderful family, long time friends, and fans who share my love of the Caribbean


Give Thanks Often!
Linda

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Barbados All-Inclusive Cyber Monday Deal

Turtle Beach, a premium All-Inclusive on the island of Barbados, is offering up to 55% off when you book on Cyber Monday


You must use promo code CYBER when booking, and you can travel from January 2, 2015 through September 30, 2015

The property is located on the calm southern coast of the island, and features 1,500 feet of white sand beach. Turtle Beach is aptly named as there is where sea turtles come back each year to lay their eggs.


Each of the 161 junior and 1 bedroom suites offer a comfortable contemporary design, and each offer a private patio or balcony. 



Turtle Beach offers three on-site restaurants, and nightlife in the popular St Lawrence Gap is within walking distance. 

All-Inclusive Amenities:

  • Beach concierge service
  • Two free-form freshwater swimming pools, whirlpool, separate children's splash pool
  • Complimentary watersports, including windsurfing, boogie boarding and kayaking
  • Tennis Courts
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in-room and throughout property
  • Flying Fish Kids Club
  • Spa services
  • Three on-site restaurants and bars
  • Taste of Elegance Programm (dine at other Elegant Properties on the island) 
  • Located just 15 minutes from Grantley Adams International Airport

View more about this all-inclusive property 
Note: This Cyber Monday deal cannot be found on the site above, if you are interested in booking this deal, you must use the "book here" link below - along with promo code CYBER.             
Book here  


Happy Travels,
Linda


Caribbean Black Friday Cyber Monday Deals

The Fairmont Princess Hotel - Bermuda





Bermuda's Pink Palace
Just a few suites are available for Cyber Monday

The first travelers who manage to book on December 1, 2014 will have the opportunity to save 50% off on a two-night stay. 


Once the 15 suites are sold, this offer is done! Note deposits are non-refundable 
http://www.fairmont.com/hamilton-bermuda/ 


Biras Creek Resort - Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands



Starts Cyber Monday 
One of the finest luxury resorts in the British Virgin Islands

This promotion will be available on Cyber Monday (December 1) and features 5 nights in a Garden Suite, and the 6th and 7th night is FREE - along with free meals of the complimentary two day stay. 


Guests can also upgrade to an Ocean Suite free of charge. This offer is valid for stays from December 2014 to January 2015 excluding the dates of December 23 to January 3, 2015.  

All bookings must occur between December 1st and December 5th, and cannot be combined with any other offer. Also check out 30% Off Room Rates for April 2015 at the site. http://www.biras.com 


Atlantis - Paradise Island, Bahamas 

Black Friday Cyber Monday Promotion

Here's the deal . . . Book a Beach Tower Terrace room November 28 - December 1, 2014, and save up to 50% on the nightly rates. 

You can travel between December 1, 2014 through March 31, 2015 - however take note of blackout dates December 18, 2014 to January 2, 2015 


This rate requires a two night stay, is NON-REFUNDABLE, and does not include resort fees, taxes and gratuities.  AtlantisBahamas.com 



Seven Stars Resorts - Turks and Caicos



Book Black Friday or Cyber Monday for 50% off travel in 2015

Luxury on Turks and Caicos famous Grace Bay Beach

Save 50% off luxury ocean front junior suites for travel dates April 13, 2015 – August 13, 2015. 

Rates will start at $450 per night. This offer only applies to new bookings, and cannot be combined with any other existing offer for this resort. http://www.sevenstarsgracebay.com/


Grand Lucayan Bahamas - Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas 



Black Friday - through December 5, 2014 

This Grand Bahama resort is offering 60% off rates for travel December 1, 2014 – September 30, 2015 - along with $150 in resort credits. 

Rates will start at only $79 per night. Must book a stay of four nights or more. Offer applies to new bookings only, and cannot be combined with any other existing offer.

Promotion code = BLKFR4 - Click here for the link to book


Suite Offer at Rendezvous Resort


Rendezvous Resort is a romantic "Couples Only" accommodation on the island of St. Lucia. 

The resort is offering half off Veranda Suites (rates start at $469 per couple, per night, compared to the usual $938 per couple, per night) for a minimum four-night stay. 

This offer is good December 2, 2014 thru May 23, 2015. http://www.theromanticholiday.com/


To book call 1-800-544-2883 and use booking code CYBER2014



Happy Travels,
Linda


(2) More Caribbean Black Friday/Cyber Monday Travel Deals

Curacao Luxury - Save 40% on Cyber Monday
International elegance and sophistication in the Dutch Caribbean
http://www.travel2thecaribbeanblog.com/2014/11/curacao-luxury-save-40-on-cyber-monday.html

Hilton Caribbean & Latin America Black Friday Deals
Black Friday through Cyber Monday vacation deals are being offered by Hilton Worldwide 
http://www.travel2thecaribbeanblog.com/2014/11/hilton-caribbean-latin-america-black.html


And There's Even More Deals for Travel in 2015!

Caribbean Deals - You Don't Have to Shovel Sunshine!
Elite Island Resorts features unique Caribbean beachfront properties in St Vincent & the Grenadines, Antigua, St Lucia, Barbados, and the British Virgin Islands  

Change Your Latitude And Head to St Kitts
St. Kitts “Change Your Latitude” winter promotion comes just in time to escape the cold weather, and save on your next Caribbean vacation.  

Jamaica All Inclusive 40-50% Off Until April 2015
Jamaica Lovers - It's time to Book! 


Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Curacao Luxury - Save 40% on Cyber Monday

International elegance and sophistication 
in the Dutch Caribbean

Photo Credit: Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort

Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort in Curacao - the 1,500-acre Santa Barbara Plantation community sits on a private beachfront where the Caribbean Sea and Spanish Bay meet

The private beach stretches 1500 feet along the southern coast of Curacao, and the smooth waters are perfect swimming, scuba diving, snorkeling or enjoying a cocktail while viewing the passing sailboats and yachts. 

Santa Barbara Beach offers 350 luxury guestrooms ranging from double, king and junior suites to VIP, executive and presidential suites.  

Amenities:
Resort amenities include three oceanfront outdoor pools, a palm-lined sundeck, 24-hour fitness center, jogging trail, tennis and volleyball courts, Camp Arawak Children’s club for kids age 12 and under, and four on-site luxury shops.  

The resort boasts the island’s only 18-hole championship golf course, an eco-friendly spa retreat, full service marina, along with 38,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and banquet space. The resort offers convenient airport transportation, and recommends making travel arrangements as far in advance as possible. The resort is located approximately 35 minutes from the airport. 

SAVE 40% off the best available rate on CYBER MONDAY
Valid for Travel: December 1, 2014 - September 30, 2015

Use this promo code CYBER40 when booking 
http://www.santabarbararesortcuracao.com/caribbean_deals/cyber-monday-sale


Happy Travels,
Linda


Monday, November 24, 2014

Hilton Caribbean & Latin America Black Friday Deals

Black Friday through Cyber Monday vacation deals are being 
offered by Hilton Worldwide 

   Photo Credit: Hilton Barbados                                                 

Rates as low as $89 per night + $50 resort credit

Discounts offered on approximately 40 properties in the Caribbean, Central America, South America, such as the Caribe Hilton in Puerto Rico, Hilton Barbados, Hilton Panama or Hilton Sao Paulo. And this sale also applies to properties in Mexico

Photo Credit: Caribe Hilton Puerto Rico


These travel rates are available from Black Friday ((November 28, 2014) through Cyber Monday (December 1, 2014) at hiltonslac.com/deals/black-friday


Happy Travels,
Linda

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Caribbean Deals - You Don't Have to Shovel Sunshine!


Elite Island Resorts features unique Caribbean beachfront properties in St Vincent & the Grenadines, Antigua, St Lucia, Barbados, and the British Virgin Islands  


Here's the Deals:

  • Palm Island, St Vincent & the Grenadines - Save Up to 35%
  • St James Club & Villas, Antigua - Save Up to 45%
  • The Verandah Resort & Spa, Antigua - Save Up to45%
  • Galley Bay Resort & Spa, Antigua - Save Up to 40%
  • The Club, Barbados - Save Up to 50%
  • St James Club Morgan Bay, St Lucia - Save Up to 50%
  • Long Bay Beach Club, Tortola - Save Up to 25%


Book By Nov 30, 2014 for Travel Thru Dec 20, 2015

http://www.eliteislandresorts.com/coldnov.html

Happy Travels,
Linda


Saturday, November 22, 2014

Change Your Latitude And Head to St Kitts

Latitude = the angular distance of a place 
North or South of the Earth's Equator

St Kitts coordinates = 17.2500° North and 62.6667° West 

St. Kitts “Change Your Latitude” winter promotion comes just in time to escape the cold weather, and save on your next Caribbean vacation. 

Photo Credit: Panoramio 

With this travel promotion travelers book 6 nights and the 7th night is FREE at participating hotels on new bookings between now and January 31, 2015 for travel from January 3, 2015 - April 30, 2015.    

In addition to the hotel offers listed below, travelers will also receive a Value Card offering discounts at participating island restaurants, gift shops, tours and car rentals. 


St Kitts Hotel/Resort Promotions:

  • St. Kitts Marriott Resort - Book 6 nights, 7th night free plus $50 per room Daily Resort Credit
  • Ottley's Plantation Inn - Book 6 nights, 7th night Free - PLUS Extra Bonus nights for the month of April for bookings of 5 nights and the 6th & 7th Night will be Free
  • Bird Rock Beach Hotel - Book 6 nights, 7th night free
  • Sugar Bay Club - Book 6 nights, 7th night free & receive a free upgrade
  • Timothy Beach Resort - Book 6 nights, 7th night Free PLUS Complimentary Continental Breakfast
  • Ocean Terrace Inn - Book a minimum of 5 nights and your last night is free


And on sister island Nevis, participating hotels are offering these special deals


  • Four Seasons Hotel - Stay 4 consecutive nights, 5th night Free. Complimentary non-motorized water sports & complimentary access to Kids For All Seasons (kids club for children 3-9
  • Montpelier - Book 6 nights, 7th night Free plus Full Breakfast Daily 
  • Oualie Beach Resort - Book 6 nights, 7th night Free plus Complimentary Continental Breakfast in Premier Category Only 
  • Nisbet Plantation Beach Club - Book 6 nights, 7th night Free 


NOTE: Reference this offer when booking your stay - mention promo code CYL at booking AND if booking at Ottley's Plantation, please use "Change Latitude" for promo code. 

Change Your Latitude St Kitts Tourism


Happy Travels,
Linda

Friday, November 21, 2014

Jamaica All-Inclusive 40-50% Off Til April 2015

Jamaica lovers, it's time to book! 


Jewel Paradise Cove Beach Resort and Spa 
Save 40-50% Off All-Inclusive Rooms Through April, 2015

Paradise Cove Beach

The discounted rate is $135 per person, per night based on double occupancy, and to get this rate you must book by December 5, 2014



Jewell Paradise Cove Beach Resort & Spa is located on Jamaica's northern coast. This adults only property offers world-class services centered around all-inclusive health, spa and fitness theme.




What's Included at Paradise Cove:

  • Luxurious accommodations from guest rooms to butler-service suites
  • All meals and snacks at 6 restaurants from Jerk Chicken to Gourmet Dining
  • Unlimited Premium Drinks at 6 bars
  • Daily Activities and Entertainment
  • Enhanced water sports activities center featuring scuba diving (for PADI Certified Divers) & Resort Course, sunset cruises, glass-bottom boat tours, reef snorkeling excursions, Hobie Cat and non-motorized water sports
  • Famous local excursion
  • Shopping Tour with trip to Margaritaville
  • Complimentary green fees at the (18) hole championship Runaway Bay Golf Club
  • Complimentary WIFI resort-wide
  • Weekly Dive-in Movies
  • Fitness Center training and a myriad of classes (sample schedule)
  • A Paracourse (Fit Trail®) that spans the entire property with strategically placed workout stations
  • Airport Transfers from Montego Bay Sangster International Airport


Terms & Conditions:  
For new bookings through December 5, 2014, and for stays through April 15, 2015. Black out dates apply. Prices are based on double occupancy.  Valid for stays of three consecutive nights or longer. Cannot be combined with any other offer or promotion. Booking Code: FIW14

http://www.jewelresorts.com/resorts/paradisecove/


Happy Travels,
Linda




Thursday, November 20, 2014

Caribbean Cocktail Recipes - Camana Bay Grand Cayman

Cocktail recipes from Camana Bay Restaurants, Grand Cayman


(2) Cocktails from ABACUS - Contemporary Caribbean Cuisine 


Local Passion Fruit Bellini
  • 1 ½ oz local passion fruit puree 
  • Prosecco 
  • Add 1 ½ oz of local passion fruit puree into a chilled champagne glass. 
Top up with Prosecco. Serve in Champagne glass 



The Hugo 
  • 1 oz Elderflower Liqueur 
  • ½ oz lemon juice 
  • Local Mint 
  • Prosecco 
In a Chianti glass add together fresh local mint ½ oz of lemon juice, 1 oz of Elderflower Liqueur. Add ice and stir. Serve in Chianti Wine Glass, and top up the glass with Prosecco. Garnish with mint leaves & lemon wedge 






Gin Thai Basil Smash
  • 1.5 oz Bombay East gin 
  • 7-8 Thai basil leaves 
  • ½ oz lime juice 
  • ½ oz simple syrup 
  • Splash soda 
Add all spirits to shaker, add ice and shake. Double strain over ice in a rocks glass. Top w/soda, and garnish with Thai basil sprig 





Ca phe sua da - (Vietnamese iced coffee with milk
  • 3 oz warm coffee 
  • 1 ½ oz Local Blackbeard’s Coconut Rum 
  • 1 oz sweetened condensed milk 
  • Ice 
Stir together the warm coffee and condensed milk. Once incorporated together stir in the Local Blackbeard’s Coconut Rum. Fill the stemless wine glass half fill with ice and pour the coffee mixture over top. Serve with a straw in a stemless wine glass.


Happy Travels,
Linda


See Related Posts:

Taste of Grand Cayman Flavor Tour at Camana Bay

Flavor Tour Restaurant Recipes at Camana Bay



Source: Savannah Duncan, The Wilbert Group