What’s hot in Riviera Maya 2018

Riviera Maya, located south of Cancun along Mexico’s Caribbean coast just keeps getting better and better.  Existing resorts have been making enhancements and actively refurbishing their buildings.  And new properties have recently opened or are opening later this year.  This means more options are available than ever before, with some specializing in families and family groups while others are exclusively[…]

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A warm welcome to you

Are you overdue a vacation where you can replenish your energy and senses? Has your focus been on meeting family and career needs for years, and feel you deserve some ME time? Does the thought of a pampering, tropical escape get you all smiley and warm on the inside? Are you overwhelmed at the myriad of choices online, so that[…]

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Featured tour: Discover Japan by Globus

10 day escorted tour Tokyo to Kyoto starting at $4179 per person (based on double occupancy/airfare not included. DAY 1 ARRIVE IN TOKYO, JAPAN Welcome to Japan’s capital city. Hotel rooms are available for mid-afternoon check-in. DAY 2 TOKYO Meet your Tour Director and traveling companions prior to morning sightseeing in Tokyo. Your tour takes you to the MEIJI SHRINE,[…]

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Spotlight on St. Martin

Photo courtesy St. Maarten Tourism St. Maartin/St. Martin is a lively 37-square mile island east of the Virgin Islands which is governed by two nations, Netherlands and France.  There are 37 beautiful beaches (one for every square mile, apparently), plenty of shops and restaurants, and a laid-back Caribbean ambiance. The main center on the Dutch side is Philipsburg, and here[…]

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Spotlight on Barbados

Barbados is the easternmost island of the West Indes where the Atlantic meets the Caribbean.  The coastline is a mix of pink or powdery white sand beaches and scenic seaside cliffs.  Barbados has a friendly, laid back vibe with a decidedly British flair.  Bridgetown is worth poking around for shopping and people watching and be sure to Mount Gay Rum[…]

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Tahiti travel basics

There’s no other place in this world that evokes the imagery and senses like Tahiti. This is the land of Polynesian beauty, immortalized by Gaughan and revised by Hollywood. Air perfumed by vanilla trees and tropical flowers. This is paradise. The island of Tahiti is the largest of 118 islands and atolls of French Polynesia. These islands are divided into[…]

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Spotlight: Anguilla

Tucked away in the Eastern Caribbean, Anguilla is the most northern island in the Leeward Island chain, less than ten miles north of St. Martin and 200 miles east of Puerto Rico, two of their major gateways.  This island is idyllic with white sandy beaches, and stunningly blue waters, and a laid back attitude.  Anguilla is safe and friendly, and[…]

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Couples Sans Souci Resort Jamaica

Looking for a romantic getaway or a second honeymoon?  Couples Sans Souci Resort in Ocho Rios Jamaica might be the answer for you.  This adults only, couples only all-inclusive four star resort continues to excel as a leading spa resort in the Caribbean.  The property’s currently undergoing rennovations, with the newly remodeled Palazzine Restaruant and the One Bedroom Beachfront Suites to[…]

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Mexico beaches overview

Mexico remains the top vacation destination for Expert Family Travel and for good reason:  easy striking distance, many flight options, a wide variety of beachfront resorts, and a great bang for the buck. Here are the Mexico resorts areas we currently offer: Riviera Maya Located just south of Cancun along the Yucatan peninsula’s Caribbean coast.  This area is 112 miles[…]

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