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Friday, January 20, 2017

Riviera Cancun Premium Bed & Breakfast Pkg

This luxury property is located in the heart of the Riviera Maya
On the Yucatan Peninsula Mexico


Set on scenic Riviera Maya and near bustling Cancun, the 103-all-suite Grand Residences Riviera Cancun has been a recipient of the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence in both 2015 and 2016, and part of the collection of Leading Hotels of The World




The Premium Bed & Breakfast Package includes 35% off daily room rates, a daily gourmet breakfast for two, airport pick up and drop off, a complimentary bottle of tequila upon arrival and daily fresh fruit. 

Booking and Travel Window: Through December 31st 2017 

For more information on the B&B Package, visit the resort’s website.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Celebrate USVI 100th Anniversary With $300 Voucher



The U.S. Virgin Islands (St Thomas, St John, and St Croix) are celebrating the 100th anniversary of "Transfer Day" when Denmark sold the islands to the United States for $25 million.

USVI tourism is offering visitors a $300 voucher to use on cultural and historical tours along with other activities in 2017.


Guests are required to book at least (3) nights at one of the participating hotels on the official tourism website of the U.S. Virgin Islands. Please make note of the booking code listed below. 

USVI Centennial Commemoration
– $300 in VI Spending Credits for Tours & Activities
– Commemorative “Centennial” Souvenir (only valid for travelers in March)
– Booking Window: Through October 1, 2017 for Travel through December 31, 2017
– 3 Night Minimum Stay
– Must Use Booking Code: CP1 or CP17

For more information on the travel voucher, participating hotels and other promotions being offered by the U.S. Virgin Islands tourism board, check out the official website of the islands. http://www.visitusvi.com/package_and_promotions

Happy Travels,
Linda

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

10 Day Cuban Cultural Voyage


Offering the most comfortable and comprehensive Cuba Cruises 

Pearl Seas Cruises is defining a new style of Luxury Adventure™ with the stunning, new Pearl Mist cruise ship - Photo Courtesy of Pearl Seas Cruises 

Experience the captivating history and heritage of Cuba on this 10-night, round trip, Cuban Cultural Voyage with Pearl Seas Cruises. 

Visit exclusive ports of call not accessible to larger vessels, and become immersed in authentic Cuba with complimentary people-to-people guided excursions. This intimate cultural exchange extends to Pearl Seas on board enrichment program. 

Advantages of Sailing With Pearl Seas 
  • Visit 7 different Cuban locations 
  • Just 210 passengers 
  • All staterooms are oversized 
  • All staterooms have balconies 
  • All shore excursions included 
  • Complimentary cocktail hours every night 
  • All fine dining is open, single seating


 

http://www.pearlseascruises.com/

Happy Travels, 
Linda


Monday, January 16, 2017

Jamaica All Inclusive - 4th Night Free!



The All Inclusive Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa is offering one of the most attractive all-inclusive plans in Jamaica, and when bundled together gives travelers everything they are seeking on their next Jamaican vacation.

Spend another day in paradise with a free night! 
Now through May 31, 2017 - Stay 3 nights and get your 4th night free 

Photo courtesy of Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa

The all-inclusive Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa features an exclusive ocean-front location with private beach, and a backdrop of stunning mountain landscapes. Guests will find a wide array of food and beverage options, along with a selection of distinctive amenities and recreation choices. 

The contemporary beachfront accommodations, set on the legendary 18th-century Rose Hall tropical estate, all feature a private balcony or terrace. 


Sugar Mill Falls Water Park  
Largest water park in Jamaica, and second largest in the Caribbean


Amenities

  • Located in an 18-century tropical estate with historical ruins 
  • Sugar Mill Falls Water Park - 2nd largest in the Caribbean 
  • All-Inclusive: Food, drinks, kids club, non-motorized water sports, activities and nightly entertainment
  • Complimentary shuttle to nearby interest points in Rose Hall
  • Championship Cinnamon Hill Golf Course
  • World-class Soothe Spa
  • Free Wi-Fi everywhere on-site

Children Under 5 Stay for Free
Children ages 6 through 14 will be an additional $75/night and 15 and over will be charged an adult rate. When travelling with children 15 years and older, please ensure you select them as an adult when booking. 

Must book and stay by May 31, 2017. 7 night maximum length of stay. Cannot be combined with any other offer or promotion. Blackout dates apply.

https://www.rosehallresort.com/resort/specials-packages

Happy Travels,
Linda


Saturday, January 14, 2017

Aruba Has An Official Wedding Blog

Beach Brides, Aruba’s Official Wedding Blog
Offering an online forum for couples to use when planning 
and customizing every stage of their upcoming wedding. 




Beach Brides highlights and features local vendors, wedding planners, florists, photographers and wedding professionals on their site. 


The deconstructed “Naked Cake”  
Photo Credit: Beach Brides
The less-is-more, rustic style brings surprising drama to a reception. Pastry Chef Geert van Mil, who worked as Divi Resorts Aruba’s pastry chef for many years, now has his own cake and pastry business (The Patissier), and has made this cake in a variety of flavors. 

The blog will be updated twice a week and feature island weddings, advice from local experts, testimonials from Aruba newly-weds and the latest bridal trends in destination weddings.

By launching this bridal blog, Aruba hopes to revolutionize the tourism and wedding industry, establishing an in-house partnership that benefits both local vendors and newly engaged couples.

The Beach Brides Blog, which is linked to www.aruba.com, is an initiative of the Aruba Tourism Authority, and can be found online at www.beachbrides.com


Happy Travels,
Linda


Friday, January 13, 2017

Dive into Winter Savings in Bonaire


This Dutch Caribbean island is part of the ABC islands (Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao) all of which are located outside the Caribbean hurricane belt. 

Bonaire is globally known as a top destination for sustainable tourism, and its pristine waters are a focus for diving and snorkeling. This is one island where the coral formations are pristine, and it has the most abundant fish population in the Caribbean. 



Bonaire is also ideal for eco-adventure - from sea and mangrove kayaking, exploring the east coast on horseback, and a variety of land activities. 

The locals are welcoming, and the cuisine and culture is a result of Indian, African, Asian and European influences which formed a very different Caribbean community. The cuisine is unique and varied with over 70 restaurants on the island.

Many of Bonaire's hoteliers are offering packages with great deals and considerable savings . . . 

Harbour Village Beach Club's Dive into Luxury Package



Fantastic property featuring a (7) night stay in a luxurious, beachfront one-or two-bedroom suite; full American breakfast daily at La Balandra restaurant; six one-tank boat dives and unlimited shore diving; unlimited use of the fitness center, kayaks and paddle boards; and airport transfers to and from Harbour Village Beach Club. 

All certified divers must present their valid dive card. Rates begin at $5,599.51, based on double occupancy. Blackout dates include December 17, 2016 - January 7, 2017. For more information visit harbourvillage.com

Captain Don's Habitat 6 Boat Dive Package
The package includes (7) night ocean view room accommodations, welcome rum punch, complimentary Wi-Fi, manager's reception with live entertainment, six single tank boat dives, six days of 24 hour unlimited shore diving and all government taxes and service charges. 

Rates begin at $1,008 per person, based on double occupancy, and is valid for travel through March 31, 2017. For more information email cdh@maduro.com or call 1-800-327-6709.

Den Laman Condominium's Drive & Dive Package
This package includes studio, one or two bedroom condominiums accommodations; complimentary Wi-Fi, daily American style breakfast buffet, seven days rental vehicle, six days of unlimited shore diving (plus options to add on boat dives), free upgrade to Nitrox, manager's rum punch party and all government taxes. 

Rates begin at $977 per person, based on double occupancy in an island view studio to $1,309 in an ocean front one bedroom. The package is valid for travel til April 21, 2017. For more information visit denlaman.com, email reservations@denlaman.com, or call 1-800-382-1094.

Divi Flamingo Beach Resort & Casino's Two Tank Boat Dive Winter Promo 

The package includes (7) night stay, daily breakfast, 11 boat dives, unlimited shore diving, welcome drink, round trip airport transfers and complimentary Wi-Fi. 

Rates start at $1,042 per person based on double occupancy, and is valid for travel January 1 - 13, 2017 and March 1 - April 16, 2017. For more information visit diviresorts.com or call 1-800-367-3484.

Piet Boon Bonaire Special Villa Rates



Piet Boon Bonaire recently announced the launch of their newest luxurious (3) bedroom villa. To celebrate the opening the property is offering a special rate of $4,950 per week. 

The promotion is valid now through March 31, 2017. Note blackout dates December 15, 2016 - January 15, 2017. 

For more information visit pietboonbonaire.com or email info@pietboonbonaire.com.

Plaza Beach Resort Bonaire's Winter Special

Receive 10% off all inclusive dive experience package. Guests traveling with 10 divers or more, the 11th diver stays and dives for free. 

The package includes (7) nights hotel accommodation; six days of unlimited shore diving; free nitrox upgrade; round trip airport transfers; buffet style breakfast; lunch and dinner; a la carte snack menu; 24/7 refreshment corner with coffee and tea; unlimited amount of drinks including cocktails and smoothies; and activities including tennis, salsa workshops, yoga classes, paddle boards, kayaks and snorkeling equipment. 

 Rates begin at $1,703 based on quad occupancy, and is valid for travel until January 30, 2017. For more information visit plazabeachresort.com, email dosm@plazabeachresortbonaire.com or call 599-717-2500.

Sand Dollar Condominiums Bonaire Ride to the Reef Package


Packages include studio, one, two or three bedroom condominium accommodations, complimentary Wi-Fi, seven days rental vehicle, six days of unlimited shore diving (plus options to add on boat dives), free Nitrox and all government taxes. 

An American style breakfast buffet may be added upon request. Rates start at $698 per person, based on six people sharing a three bedroom/three bathroom condominium and a nine person van. 

The travel window is December through April 21, 2017. For more information visit sanddollarbonaire.com, email res@sanddollarbonaire.com, call 1-800-288-4773

Happy Holiday Homes Bonaire Bliss Offer

Includes accommodations in a fully equipped modern apartment with kitchen located near Atlantis Beach, complimentary Wi-Fi and a rental vehicle. 

Rates begin at $503 per person, based on double occupancy for a seven nights stay and is valid for travel January 7 through April 15, 2017. 

For more information visit happyholidayhomes.com, email info@happyholidayhomes.com, or call 599-796-5530.

Belmar Oceanfront Apartments



Early Bird special - Book any packages (6) months in advance and receive a 10% early bird discount. 

The discount applies to net rates and cannot be canceled or rebooked; must be paid in full at time of booking; and is not valid in combination with other specials or promotions. 




It's valid for travel all year long, blackout dates apply: August 5-18, 2017, November 18-24, 2017 and December 23, 2017 - January 5, 2018. For more information visit belmar-bonaire.com, email info@belmar-bonaire.com or call 1-888-655-0605.


Happy Travels,
Linda

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Taste of Antigua Spring Culinary Adventure

Reserve your space now for this exciting 
5 day culinary adventure in Antigua 
with Caribbean Culinary Tours

Book by January 31st, save 50% off the companion rate, and you both will enjoy spa treatments, fine dining, cooking classes, local market and rum distillery tours, island cruise, beach hopping, and shopping. 


The island of Antigua has culinary influences from the Spanish, French and the English. You will enjoy dishes such as Pepper Pot, Curried Conch, Seasoned Rice, Snapper in Banana Leaves, and the infamous Antigua Black Pineapple Pie.



Chef Freda Gore, owner and chef tour host of Caribbean Culinary Tours, specializes in Culinary Vacation Retreats to the Caribbean islands. 

Chef Freda has worked in the culinary industry over 25 years, and is a Certified Caribbean Hospitality Trainer





Galley Bay Cottages

The 4 night 5 day Culinary Package includes:

  • Accommodations at luxurious island villa - Galley Bay Villa and Cottages
  • Transfers to and from the airport
  • Lobster lunch cruise
  • All meals and cocktails
  • Private tours
  • Local cooking lessons, hands–on cooking instruction, copy of all recipes, and much more 

Visit the site for pricing, along with daily island schedule info 
http://caribbeanculinarytours.net/antigua-5-day-culinary-cultural-weekend-adventure/


Happy Travels,
Linda


Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Another New Dominican Dream Hideaway



and now AMResort is introducing one more new property in 
La Romana, Dominican Republic


Dreams Dominicus La Romana is located on a picturesque beach in Bayahibe, and the 391-suite resort is ideal for a luxurious family vacation or intimate romantic getaway. 

Its surroundings pay tribute to the lush La Romana landscape while offering guests elegant accommodations and ultimate rest and relaxation with the resort’s signature Unlimited-Luxury® 



Your Unlimited-Luxury® amenities include all meals, along with Sip, Savor & See Dining Experience 



Guests can enjoy eight gourmet dining venues, 24-hour room service, a daily refreshed mini bar, endless night and day activities, and more, all included with the exclusive vacation concept.

Sip, Savor & See
Enjoy dinner, cocktails and live entertainment at one of our neighboring resorts during your stayChoose from: Dreams La Romana Resort & Spa, Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana, Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa, Now Larimar Punta Cana, Now Garden Punta Cana, Now Onyx Punta Cana, Sunscape Bávaro Beach Punta Cana and Sunscape Dominican Beach Punta Cana

Dreams Dominicus La Romana provides guests with a host of activities to keep everyone entertained throughout their trips. 



With three pools and sun decks, visitors can spend a day soaking up the sun or enjoying outdoor recreation with tennis, aerobics, games and beach volleyball, to name a few. 

The top championship golf courses in the Caribbean are just minutes away including Teeth of the Dog, Dye Fore, The Links and La Estancia, all designed by world-famous golf course designer, Pete Dye. The kids are kept busy with fun-filled events through dedicated groups – the Explorer’s Club for Kids for ages 3 to 12, and the Core Zone Teens Club for ages 13 to 17.

While the kids are at play, adults can enjoy alone time at Bordeaux, the resort’s adults-only gourmet restaurant serving elegant French cuisine, and at the sophisticated night club, Desires Music Lounge. Additionally, in the ultra-luxe Preferred Club, guests can find a serene escape in its exclusive adults-only area. 

The ultimate relaxation can be found in the Dreams Spa by Pevonia® with over 10,000 square feet of peaceful treatment spaces, gardens and hydrotherapy areas. Choose from a full menu of body treatments and massages to revive the mind, body and soul.

Book now to receive special introductory rates starting from $113 per person per night

Special pre-opening rates are available for travel through April 30, 2017. Rate increases apply over select dates and rooms. 

To obtain the discounted rates, the lowest rate must be selected when visiting DreamsResorts.com or requested by calling 1-866-2DREAMS. Reservations can be made through any travel agent or directly at DreamsResorts.com


Happy Travels,
Linda

Monday, January 9, 2017

Sandy White Winter Getaway at Condado Vanderbilt

This is where luxury, elegance and style began in San Juan, Puerto Rico


The legendary Condado Vanderbilt Hotel has been Puerto Rico’s premier address for nearly a century, and the property has been restored to its original grandeur preserving its history and legendary past.



The Condado Vanderbilt Hotel features two 11-story towers consisting of 323 guest accommodations, including 107 luxury suites. 


The elegant French doors which lead out to private terraces and balconies offer breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean.  



Amenities include the finest linens and toiletries, state-of-the-art technology including fast and complimentary WiFi and high-definition screens to top-of-the-line sound systems and Apple TVs.

Condado Vanderbilt Hotel is centrally located in San Juan. It's just steps away from Condado Beach, popular sightseeing sites, restaurants and nightlife. 

SUPERIOR FINE DINING 
Each restaurant at Condado Vanderbilt Hotel is an epicurean experience unto itself. 


  • OLA OCEANFRONT BISTRO - Relaxed, family friendly featuring unique flavors of Puerto Rican cuisine. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. 
  • 1919 SAN JUAN - Fine dining experience, this contemporary, upscale, socially conscious eatery offers exquisite food, and exceptional ocean front views. A recent winner of the 2016 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, 1919 takes pride in their rotating wine list, along with Michelin Star-rated Executive Chef, Juan Jose Cuevas. 
  • TACOS & TEQUILA - Fun and casual, this establishment is the first of its kind and offers a variety of appetizing Mexican delights. The menu includes several varieties of tacos including a crowd favorite - the short rib tacos with tomatillo habanero sauce, avocado, radish, cilantro and peanuts. Enjoy a refreshing, specialty cocktail made with more than nine varieties of Tequila Patron and Patron Roca and fresh and organic herbs and spices purchased from local farmers.
  • VC LOUNGE - The perfectly luxurious setting for socializing and relaxing with friends. Spacious and luxe, yet still has an intimate feel, VC Lounge is a popular destination of the San Juan nightlife scene.
Sandy White Winter Getaway
  • 20% off Accommodations
  • $75.00 Resort Credit
  • 20% Spa Credit
  • 20% off 1919 Restaurant
  • 2 Welcome drinks at VC Lounge

Terms & Conditions2 night minimum stay. Offer cannot be combined with any promotion. Package is based on availability and certain restrictions may apply

View this offer, and other travel specials at http://www.condadovanderbilt.com/


Happy Travels,
Linda