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Friday, March 24, 2017

Jamaica Best Sale of the Year for All-Inclusive Family Travel

Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa, near Montego Bay, is now offering up to 35% off all-inclusive pricing, with stays booked by April 20th, 2017 for stays through January 1, 2018, based upon availability.



The all-inclusive Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa in Montego Bay features 489 newly designed guestrooms and suites, 2500 feet of private, secluded beach, Soothe Spa, and one of the largest water parks in the Caribbean. 

Another new enhancement includes ten beachfront cabanas (5 over sized, 5 custom) located directly on the beach, perfect for the family wanting an oceanfront cabana experience - daily fees apply for the cabanas. 



Sugar Mill Falls, known for its thrill slide, natural lagoons, three terraced pools, "lazy river" and cascading waterfalls. 

Dining includes six exceptional restaurants with the new Pizzeria and Pasta Bar, Moonstone di Mare, and Coffee Shop and juice bar makes family dining fun with options. Other resort features include three bars, lighted tennis courts, fitness center, Kids Klub and watersports center for sailing, SCUBA (fees apply), kayaking and snorkeling.

Two of the largest water parks in the Caribbean can be found at Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa and Jewel Runaway Bay Beach & Golf Resort - both are included in the all-inclusive pricing.



Jewel Runaway Bay Beach & Golf Resort is offering a Spring Sale, with special rates up to 50% off plus kids stay free on select travel dates. 

Family vacations must be booked between March 16, 2017 through May 10, 2017 for stays through January 1st, 2018, based on availability and (3) night minimum is required.

The all-inclusive, all-ages Jewel Runaway Bay is located on Jamaica’s North Coast. The 268 room resort features connecting rooms, ideal for families, concierge and butler service, and junior suites with private balconies or plunge pools. 


Jewel Runaway Bay Beach & Golf Resort is the perfect choice for your family vacation - Three pools, eight restaurants and endless activities and entertainment including a weekly Talent Shows and Reggae Bands. The resort all-inclusive program includes water sports offering snorkeling, windsurfing and kayaking and a PGA-rated 18-hole championship par 72 golf course with complimentary greens fees. 



The 9,000 square foot Jewel Lagoon Water Park is a vacation destination in itself, and is located directly on the beachfront. 

The water park has towering water slides and family raft rides, secluded private cabanas and waterfall coves with a raindrop umbrella feature, known to reduce stress with soothing and therapeutic water streams. Water Park guests also have access to an expansive, oceanfront 5,000 square-foot sundeck, a raised entertainment stage for live music, a full-service dining plaza and bar and grill, as well as private club locker rooms with showers. 

Jewel Runaway Bay offers a comprehensive Kids’ Club program, along with the Ruby Ranch which is known for its Jamaican hayride at night with bonfire, movie and smores, plus zombie laser tag. Runaway Bay also has its own new recording studio in The Teen Zone for kids to record their own CD. 


Book through your travel agent, book online, or call 800-445-8667 for Hilton Rose Hall and 800-605-2512 for Jewel Resorts. www.jewelresorts.com or www.RoseHallResort.com or www.jewelresortsrunawaybay.com



Happy Travels,

Linda

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Laid-Back Luxury in Aruba

Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort offers a serene, adults-only atmosphere perfect for kicking back, relaxing, and connecting.

Upscale, while remaining comfortable, intimate, welcoming, 
and reflective of the spirit of One Happy Island. 

Free Breakfast, Free Wifi - No Surprise Fees
Rates include all taxes, daily Full American breakfast buffet, complimentary use of iPad, and free WiFi across the property.  


Spacious and contemporary Tara Suites with oceanfront balconies make the most of Bucuti’s beachfront location 

No need to rise early to stake out chairs at Bucuti!


The section of Eagle Beach where Bucuti sits is spacious, peaceful, and calming, with luxurious lounge chairs to accommodate every guest. 

Red flag service at the beach and pool allows guests to raise their individual flag when they would like assistance from our attendants and leave it down to remain free from interruption – a completely personalized experience.




Enjoy the tranquil ambiance, a spectacular beach, natural & organic dining by the sea, state-of-the art fitness center with a view, pampering spa treatments and clean-air purifying( purifier and dehumidifier systems) in every room. 

Dining/Bar:

  • Oceanfront Elements Restaurant - Open for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. Elements offers both a beautiful atmosphere and the best in European and Caribbean cuisine, along with Vegetarian, Vegan, and Gluten-Free dining. 
  • The Romantic Dinner under a private cabana on the beach - includes complimentary wine or champagne, choice of appetizer, main course, dessert and tea, coffee or espresso.
  • SandBar open-air bar on the beach offering appetizers and cocktails.
  • Carte Blanche - Aruba’s innovative dining experience, Carte Blanche is a hotly-anticipated dinner reservation for only 16 diners per evening. Only online reservations are accepted and reserving 4 months in advance is recommended. http://www.carteblanchearuba.com/
  • Dine Around Plan - Enjoy a three course dinner in a choice of 20 member restaurants of the Aruba Gastronomic Association for $50.00 per person, per day (inclusive of tax and service charge). 


https://www.bucuti.com/

Happy Travels,
Linda


Monday, March 20, 2017

Bermuda Weekend Packages

Bermuda Weekends Packages are being offered by The Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, 
the host hotel for the 2017 America’s Cup. 


One of Bermuda’s oldest and most iconic hotels
Photo Credit: Travel USNews

The packages offer a 50% savings when three, five or 10 two night weekends are booked for stays from April 1 through October 31, 2017. Visit site for blackout dates. 


Photo courtesy of Hamilton Princess

Bermuda Weekend Package Includes

  • $150 resort credit
  • Daily breakfast for two at Crown & Anchor
  • Roundtrip Transfers between the hotel and Bermuda airport
  • Daily access to a pink Twizy (Hamilton Princess is the first hotel on island to offer the two-seat electric scooters)
  • Preferred seating at the Marcus Samuelsson’s on-property restaurant
  • Guaranteed reservations at the exhale fitness studio
  • Reserved chairs at the private Princess Beach Club
  • Laundry and luggage storage 

Marcus Samuelsson on-site restaurant 
Photo Credit: Forever Bermuda


Weekend Package cost excluding tax and service:
(3)   2 night weekends $3,599
(5)   2 night weekends $5,999
(10) 2 night weekends $10,999

Visit the site for more details on this offer, and other travel specials 
https://www.thehamiltonprincess.com/special-offers/ 


Happy Travels,
Linda

Friday, March 17, 2017

Taste of St Croix 2017

17th Annual Taste of St Croix


St Croix's Largest Culinary Event! 
April 5 - 9, 2017


Known as one of the finest food and wine events in the Caribbean, the Taste of St Croix continues to attract thousands of guests including international winemakers, rum distillers, beer brewers, and celebrity chefs. 


Photo Credit: Taste of St Croix, Kelly Green Photographer

This year two new events (Taste of the Town and Taste Buds) have been added to the culinary schedule. 

Note: Online VIP tickets are SOLD OUT, however General Admission tickets are still available


Taste of St. Croix Farmers Market
Monday, April 3, 2017 | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Open to the public, Taste restaurant participants can use their vouchers

Taste of the Town St Croix
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - Two tours 5:15 pm & 6:00 pm
Martinis, balter St. Croix, Zion Modern Kitchen & Aqua Sounds Studio
$100 per person, tour starts at Martinis

Taste of St. Croix 
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 6:00 pm til Midnight
Divi Carina Bay Resort & Casino
$95 General Admission



Taste Buds
Saturday, April 8, 2017 | Classes at 9:00 am & 11:00 am
Pearl B. Larsen School
Tickets are $35 per child - Parent required for children 7 and 8 years old

Cuisine on the Green 
Sunday, April 9, 2017 | Tee time at 12 pm, Tastings at 12 pm & 2:30 pm
Carambola Golf Course
Tickets are $200 per golfer, $75 per taster

*Buy tickets in pairs for golf cart reservations

Visit the site for ticket info
http://tasteofstcroix.com/


Happy Travels,
Linda




Antigua, Barbados, St Lucia Caribbean Travel Deals

Elite Island Resorts, a collection of unique all-inclusive beachfront properties 
in the Caribbean, specializing in relaxing escapes, romantic getaways, 
honeymoons, weddings, and spa holidays. 


Green With Savings Offer
Book by March 31, 2017 - Travel through April 2018




Pineapple Beach Club Antigua (Adults-Only) - SAVE UP TO 40%

St. James's Club & Villas, Antigua - ​SAVE UP TO 50%

Galley Bay Resort & Spa, Antigua (Adults-Only) - ​SAVE UP TO 45% 

The Verandah Resort & Spa, Antigua - ​SAVE UP TO 50%

St. James's Club Morgan Bay, St. Lucia - ​SAVE UP TO 45%

The Club, Barbados Resort & Spa (Adults-Only) - ​SAVE UP TO 45% 

http://www.eliteislandresorts.com/special-offers/

Happy Travels,
Linda


Note
Offer applicable to new US bookings only. Resort Bonus will apply to one room only, based on double occupancy.  5-night minimum stay required.  The Resort Bonus on all additional Amenities, Tours, Specialty Dining, Gift Shop Items, and Spa Treatments during your stay will be applied as 50% off your total room bill at check-out, up to US$250. Promotion is non-refundable, non-transferable, subject to availability and may be changed or withdrawn without prior notice. 

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Turks and Caicos Asian Inspired Luxury

The motto at Amanyara 
"No request is too great - and no detail too small"

View from the ocean

Amanyara sits on Provo's undeveloped western shore, inside a 5,000-acre nature and wildlife reserve called Northwest Point. 



This spectacular Turks & Caicos luxury property boasts an oceanfront setting atop low rocky headlands with natural rock bridges, and sugar sands white beaches. 



This is the largest Aman property of Singapore-based Aman Resorts with 40 guest pavilions and over 30 multi-bedroom villas.  

There are no "hotel rooms" at Amanyara - guests either check into large luxury villas or individual pavilions. 


The pavilions all have  a combined bedroom/living room, large bathroom area with a 
free-standing tub, two vanities, rainfall shower, and ample outdoor space. 

Villas feature three to six-bedrooms, private infinity pools personal chefs, butlers and housekeepers, golf carts, and kitchens


The majority of the villas feature ocean views, and some offer direct beach access. 

The Asian inspired decor includes design elements like floor-to-ceiling windows, teak decks and wood features throughout.

Activities for Children
Nature Discovery Center features an indoor/outdoor camp adjacent to the beach. Marine and natural history educators conduct programs for younger guests, and the center offers a shallow pool for young children.

Well-mannered dogs are also welcome!
Dog amenities include beds, food and water bowls, nutritional bones, pet-approved snacks, dog toys, personal care products, courtesy bags and a leash.

Dining:

  • The Restaurant - Asian and Mediterranean inspired fare featuring fresh seafood and organic produce grown in the resort's vegetable garden.
  • The Beach Club - Casual atmosphere - Specializing in Asian-influenced raw dishes and items baked in the restaurant's stone hearth oven. 
  • Circular Bar - Available by the pool for lighter lunch fare and cocktails.
  • Room Service is available 24 hours a day


Pool
View from the pool

164-foot black volcanic rock infinity pool surrounded by a teak deck, lounge chairs with umbrellas and three open-air pool cabanas with daybeds.
View from the pool 

Beach Amenities:
Beach side beverage service, free non-motorized water sports equipment - Hobie Cats, ocean kayaks, boogie boards, snorkeling equipment, twice-daily snorkeling trips, paddle boards and catamarans. 

Diving and Snorkeling:
The island is surrounded by the third largest coral reef system in the world, and is a haven for marine life, birds, flora and fauna.

Getting There
The flight to Turks & Caicos is just an hour from Miami, followed by a 25-minute drive to the resort. The property is located approximately 9 miles from Providenciales airport, and transfers to and from the airport are complimentary for guests. 

Visit the site, and discover more about Amanyara https://www.aman.com/resorts/amanyara 


Happy Travels,
Linda


(ˆ◡ˆ)View previous posts for more luxury resorts in Turks & Caicos

Blue Haven Resort Turks & Caicos Travel Deals

Luxury Getaway in Turks & Caicos Outer Islands

Private Island Luxury in the Turks and Caicos




Monday, March 13, 2017

Luxury Villa Hideaway in Jamaica

Situated on a private, secluded 110-acre enclave, and features 
award-winning seaside dining, an exquisite spa and breathtaking views

All photos courtesy of Round Hill Hotel & Villas

Looking for the complete Caribbean villa experience

Look no further than Round Hill Hotel and Villas, which offers guests the privacy, exclusivity, dedicated villa service, along with five star amenities.  



Villa Package Includes:

  • Accommodation for 7 nights
  • Daily Breakfast & 2 Dinners prepared by villa staff
  • Daily afternoon tea
  • Daily Shopping Shuttle to Montego Bay
  • Daily Golf Shuttle to Tryall Golf Club
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Water sports: Kayaks, Paddle Boats, Glass Bottom Boat Ride
  • Dedicated villa staff
  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • Managers cocktail party every Wednesday

Private Beach

Book this package by November 30, 2017 - Travel Dates through December 17, 2017
Note: Blackout dates apply 

Visit the site to view more about this offer, along with other exclusive luxury offers
http://www.roundhill.com/exclusive-offers-en.html#31

Happy Travels,
Linda

Thursday, March 9, 2017

St Lucia Peak to Beach Ultimate Luxury

PEAK TO BEACH ULTIMATE LUXURY PACKAGE
Enjoy the highest level of accommodations at Cap Maison AND Ladera Luxury Suite at Paradise Ridge

Yes, you read correctly - spend six nights at two of the best luxury properties in St Lucia.

Begin your stay with (3) nights at Cap Maison's elegant Ocean Villa Suites, followed by (3) nights at Ladera in a spacious open air Luxury Suite at Paradise Ridge

At Cap Maison:

  • (3) nights in an Oceanview Villa Suite with a roof terrace, private pool and the highest sea views available.
  • Welcome bottle of chilled champagne.
  • All meals, including full breakfast, lunch and elegant dinners at Cap Maison's Cliff at Cap and Naked Fisherman restaurants.
  • House wines, spirits, and cocktails by the glass, beers, soft beverages.
  • One Couple's Massage per stay at Spa Maison.
  • Boat transfer between resorts along the beautiful St. Lucia coast line (weather permitting)


At Ladera:

  • Three nights in a Suite at Paradise Ridge with Butler service, private heated pool and open terrace featuring unobstructed views of the Piton Mountains, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Welcome bottle of local signature rum.
  • All meals, including Full breakfast, lunch and elegant dinners at Dasheene at Ladera restaurant.
  • House wines, spirits, and cocktails by the glass, beers and soft beverages.
  • One in-room Couple's Massage per stay in the total privacy of Ladera's Paradise Ridge.
  • Luxury Airport transfer


Rates and more details on this luxury offer
http://www.ladera.com/packages/peak-to-beach/the-classic-peak-to-beach-ultimate-luxury-package/


Happy Travels,
Linda




Monday, March 6, 2017

Jamaica Barefoot Summer at GoldenEye

What more could you ask for?

A Beautiful Beach, Private Lagoon on Oracabessa Bay, 
and Beautiful Accommodations  
Well, there is a lot more . . . 

The property's owner Chris Blackwell was the founder of Island Records. He was responsible for taking Jamaican reggae music mainstream - including the career of Bob Marley and his band the Wailers. 

GoldenEye is where Author Ian Fleming wrote all 14 James Bond novels - and this is also the place Sting wrote "Every Breath You Take" and Bono wrote the theme song to the GoldenEye film.

And to get you into the island vibe, each room has an extensive selection of reggae and island music 



Guests have the choice of accommodations including: Beach Huts, Beach/Lagoon Villas, Lagoon Cottages, and Villas. 


The original one and three bedroom ocean view villas are located on a bluff, and nestled among tropical forests and lush gardens.   



Dining: Dine by the Sea or in the Trees

Gazebo is set in the treetops, and is reached by an illuminated drawbridge. The chef uses ingredients grown on the 2,500-acre organic farm. Dishes range from grilled lobster tail to seasoned rack of lamb, complemented with an international wine list. 

Bizot is a beachy, casual restaurant located just steps from the sea, and serves breakfast and lunch that includes fresh salads, burgers, tasty pastas, as well as authentic Jamaican specialties.

BAREFOOT SUMMER
Available June 1 to October 31, 2017 (excluding July 1-5)
Book 4 nights for the price 3 and receive US$100 resort credit per stay towards dining and activities.
Book 7 nights for price of 5 and receive $150 resort credit per stay towards dining and activities (for guests staying 14 nights, the resort credit will be doubled).

Offer includes:
Complimentary arrival cocktail & daily breakfast
Free wi-fi & nightly turndown service
Use of tennis court, non motorized water sports & par fitness course
Daily glass bottom boat tour every morning at 9am
Flask of Blackwell Rum

Visit the site and view more specials at Goldeneye - https://www.goldeneye.com

The Island Outpost group includes GoldenEye, along with The Caves (a waterfront property in Negril) and Strawberry Hill (an escape in Jamaica's Blue Mountains). islandoutpost.com

Happy Travels,
Linda