In search of the overwater bungalow

So, maybe you are wondering — where in the world can you find overwater bungalow accommodations? The “True” Overwater Bungalow French Polynesia (Tahiti) is perhaps the most famous destination offering overwater bungalows, and of these islands Bora Bora tops the list.  Here you’ll find pontoons with multiple thatched-roof bungalows sitting on crystal clear, super-calm lagoon waters.  The Tahitian islands offering[…]

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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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“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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British Virgin Islands: where to stay

The British Virgin Islands has long been a favorite destination for the luxury yacht and barefoot sailboat crowds.  But where to stay? Bitter End Yacht Club — a 4 star upscale resort that caters to couples and families. The marina here can dock 18 yachts, and sailing is a favorite activity here. Brisas Creek Resort – a luxury resort on[…]

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Why you should use a travel agent to book Sandals Resorts

I was recently marveling — to myself — at how much variation there is among the Sandals and Beaches Resorts, located in the Caribbean.  I can count 8 of the Sandals/Beaches Resorts I’ve personally stayed at or inspected, and I can certainly remember each one distinctly. Each one also has its own uniqueness…the energy level, the menus (though I never[…]

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Irene damage results in resort closures

Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort, located in Nassau Bahamas will reopen Sep 28.  This is an adults only, couples only luxury resort with its own private island. Breezes Bahamas Resort, located in Nassau Bahamas will reopen Nov 1.  This is an adults only moderate all-inclusive resort that is ideal for singles traveling together or a couple looking for an economical, all-inclusive[…]

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