Hotel Review: Blue Diamond Riviera Maya Resort (Mexico)

If you are looking for an adults only escape from the world, where you are pampered and spoiled, and travel time is short and sweet, let me recommend Blue Diamond Riviera Maya, located just south of the Cancun airport in Mexico. This 5 star luxury, all-inclusive resort treats guests to excellent food and drinks with unrivaled service levels not typically[…]

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Hotel Review: Iberostar Grand Hotel Paraiso (Riviera Maya Mexico)

I recently returned from a relaxing 3 night stay at the luxury, adults only all-inclusive resort Iberostar Gran Hotel Paraiso, which is located in the Riviera Maya area, just north of downtown Playa del Carmen. The Iberostar Paraiso complex is a series of 5 resorts that share a shopping center, golf course, and conference facility (all located on the side[…]

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Iberostar Grand Bavaro, Punta Cana – Can I stay a bit longer?

For my clients who love the convenience of an all-inclusive and the indulgence of a luxury resort, I’ve got great news.  The Iberostar Grand Bavaro, located in Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana, just may exceed your expectations. Built in 2008, this luxury adults only resort is set on a beautiful beach within the Iberostar Bavaro complex of resorts. This is an[…]

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Scuba bucket list for the “Easy Does It” diver

Okay, some of us enjoy scuba diving, but so long as it isn’t overly physically challenging or dangerous.  Here’s a great list of dive spots that will give you the thrill without the chill 🙂 Cozumel Mexico (recommended resort:  Iberostar Cozumel) Moorea Tahiti (recommended resort:  Hilton Moorea Resort) Turks and Caicos Caribbean (recommended resort:  Beaches Turks & Caicos) Nassau Bahamas[…]

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Resort Review: Secrets Maroma Beach

Elegant.  Adults only.  Exceptional beach.  Oversized rooms.  Fantastic food.  No wonder everyone looks happy at Secrets Maroma Beach, a luxury resort situated on the beautiful Maroma Beach near Playa del Carmen, Mexico. This resort evokes images of Morocco-meets-Mexico.  And did I mention everyone here is happy?  The guests on the beach, in the pool, in the lobby — the joy[…]

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“I Do” redux – renewing your vows

I hear it a lot: “If I had it to do over again, I’d have a destination wedding on a gorgeous beach.”  And for those who’ve been married for 10 – 15 years or more, they remember that the destination wedding concept hadn’t caught on “back in the day.” Destination weddings have become an acceptable and popular option for nuptuals,[…]

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