Category: luxury resorts

Sandals building new St. Lucia resort

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Top Ten Tips for Travelers

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1.  Make sure you have a signed, valid passport and visa, if required. Also, before you go, fill in the emergency information page on your passport!

2.  Read the Consular Information sheets (and Public Announcements of Travel Warnings, if applicable.) for the countries you plan to visit.

3.  Leave copies of your itinerary, passport data page and visas with family or friends at home, so that you may be contacted in case of an emergency.

4.  Make sure you have insurance, which will cover your emergency medical needs, while you are overseas.

5.  Familiarize yourself with local laws and customs of the countries to which you are traveling. Remember, while in a foreign country, you are subject to it’s laws!

6.  Do not leave your luggage unattended in public areas and never accept packages from strangers.

7.  While abroad, avoid using illicit drugs or drinking excessive amounts of alcoholic beverages, and associating with people who do.

8. Do not become a target for thieves by wearing conspicuous clothing and expensive jewelry. Do not carry excessive amounts of cash or unnecessary credit cards.

9.  Deal only with authorized agents when you exchange money or purchase art or antiques in order to avoid violating local laws.

10. When overseas, avoid demonstrations and other situations that may become unruly or where anti-American sentiments may be expressed.

Introducing Royalton Luxury Resorts

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Royalton Resorts are the new generation of luxury hotels offering the best all inclusive vacations in the world’s most popular tropical destinations. Our All-In Luxury™ concept is devoted to providing you with a unique experience by combining the spirit of each resort’s host community, a luxury product that features exceptional service, and incredible attention to detail. Every aspect of your Royalton Resorts & Hotels stay has been carefully designed to deliver personalized service that caters to your unique needs while stimulating your senses.

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Royalton Punta Cana Resort & Casino

Indulge your senses at the Royalton Punta Cana Resort & Casino, and experience a vacation that’s a cut above.
Experience All-In Luxury(TM) at our exclusive family and couples-oriented hotel in beautiful Dominican Republic, with its modern décor, amenities, and picturesque tropical setting.   We welcome you to a lush paradise on the stunning Caribbean coast. Our elegantly appointed resort, with its unique design, fabulous amenities and All-In Luxury(TM) concept is devoted to providing you with a truly unique vacation experience.

Combining the charming culture of the Dominican Republic with a luxury product, exceptional service, and incredible attention to detail, the Royalton Punta Cana Resort & Casino promises the vacation of your dreams.

Our luxury resort is ideal for families and groups, and features a separate section dedicated to adults only vacations. With its All-In LuxuryTM concept, regal furnishings, and laidback island atmosphere, our Punta Cana hotel is sure to awaken your senses and treat you to a luxury vacation unlike any other.

Situated on the white sands of Bavaro Beach, only 30 minutes from the Punta Cana International Airport, Royalton Punta Cana Resort & Casino is the destination of choice for vacationers with a penchant for luxury, comfort and style. Enjoy access to some of the facilities at Memories Splash Punta Cana, a fun-filled resort guaranteed to infuse your family vacation with the thrill of a Water Park for kids of all ages.

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Royalton White Sands Montego Bay

Awaken your senses at the Royalton White Sands Montego Bay, and indulge in a luxury vacation that is truly unique
Experience All-In Luxury(TM) on your family vacation, romantic holiday, or group getaway in Jamaica’s Montego Bay.  We invite you to the powdery beaches, turquoise waters, and lush vistas of this Caribbean paradise. Our luxury resort promises an extraordinary vacation experience that combines the charm of Jamaica’s island culture with a luxury product, outstanding service, and incredible attention to detail.

Royalton White Sands Montego Bay promises you a luxury vacation experience unlike any other.  With its All-in Luxury(TM) concept, elegant furnishings, and laidback island atmosphere, our Jamaica hotel is sure to pleasure your senses, and treat you to a truly memorable getaway.

Nestled on the shores of Montego Bay, a scenic 35-minute drive from Sangster International Airport, Royalton White Sands is the destination of choice for families, couples and groups who desire luxury, comfort and style on their Caribbean vacation.

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Royalton Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa

Perched on a dazzling strip of powdery white sand sits the spectacular Royalton Riviera Cancun. Your All-In Luxury™ vacation starts the second you arrive, with every aspect of your stay designed to deliver a personalized experience that awakens and enriches the senses. This decadent all-inclusive, 843-room resort features a selection of luxury suite accommodations and thoughtful touches throughout, including our DreamBed™ designed exclusively for Royalton Resorts, 24-hour room service, free Wi-Fi, All-In Connectivity™, and several other perks and privileges. Upgrade to Diamond Club® and receive additional services and amenities.

All-In Luxury™ continues with reservation-free gourmet cuisine at 9 restaurants, and at 12 bars where you’ll enjoy a wide selection of specialty cocktails, international and local brand liquors, beers, and house wines. This resort fulfills every interest – choose from a variety of treatments at the modern onsite spa, never miss an important game with the Sports Event Guarantee™, enjoy the fully equipped fitness centre, or take advantage of the many daily activities and nightly entertainment.

Call us at 1-757-240-6645 to book your Royalton resort vacation today!


Tradewinds Club at the Aruba Marriott Resort

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100% ADULTS.
100% AMAZING.

If you are looking for something special, we’ve got the right place for you. The Tradewinds Club at Aruba Marriott Resort.  The Aruba Marriott is proud to offer a truly unique, adults-only getaway package.

This package features some of our top amenities and attractions, including the brand-new H2Oasis adult pool and the ultra-exclusive Tradewinds Club, with its own reserved beach and the most breathtaking views of the Caribbean.
“NO KIDDING” PACKAGE*

PERKS INCLUDE:

Surprise welcome amenity
Tradewinds Club Ocean View room
Exclusive access to the Tradewinds Club lounge
Beachfront dinner and bottle of wine for two at Simply Fish
Catamaran Sunset sail for two with Red Sail Sports
Reserved pool cabana at the brand-new H2Oasis adults-only pool for one day

The new H2 Oasis adult exclusive pool is now open, setting the Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino apart as the ideal choice for the ultimate Aruba vacation. Enjoy luxury Aruba accommodations, resort and adult pools, and the exclusive Tradewinds Club (an upscale hotel-within-a-hotel concept on the top floor of this Aruba resort). Guests may indulge in upgraded amenities, five daily dining presentations in the private lounge, a member-only beach area, and will have full access to the Tradewinds Concierge Service. The guest rooms in this Aruba Beach Resort are some of the most spacious on the island, each offering Marriott’s Revive bedding, contemporary bathrooms, 37-inch LCD flat-panel televisions and large, private balconies. This Palm Beach Aruba hotel offers premium amenities, including some of the finest restaurants in Aruba. Enjoy yourself at Ruth’s Chris Steak House, the Balinese-style Mandara Spa and the 24-hour Stellaris Casino. Come experience the fresh and playful Marriott Aruba Beach Resort – Aruba’s Playground for all generations.


Announcing the Opening of Sandals LaSource Grenada!

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We’re proud to announce the opening of Sandals LaSource Grenada on December 12th 2013!

What was already picture perfect is being transformed into “The Most Aluring Destination in the Caribbean”. An exotic, unspoiled hideaway, Sandals LaSource Grenada will offer guests a romantic, authentic Caribbean vacation while providing the Luxury Included® amenities and exceptional service that have come to be associated with the Sandals Resorts experience.

Sandals La Source Special Features:

  • 231 rooms and suites
  • 3 Villages: Pink Gin Village, Tahiti Village, & Italian Village
  • Just minutes from the airport
  • 9 restaurants, including a Sandals first – a steakhouse
  • 3 pools plus 2 river pools
  • State-of-the-art fitness center and spa
  • Meeting facilities
  • A total of 75 professional butlers suites
  • Ultra luxurious Millionaire, Rondoval and Skypool suites
  • Romantic soaking tubs in all Tahiti & Italian village rooms

For more information or to book now please call 757-596-2774

New Wedding Option For You!

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Sandals Resorts and Beaches Resorts have partnered with local wedding photographers throughout the Caribbean to offer you MORE choices when designing the perfect destination wedding.

  • You will continue to have an option to purchase one of our photo  packages which includes complimentary SnapShots photography services
  • If you prefer the photography styles of our approved Wedding Photography Partners, they can explore these services at an additional cost.
  • Best of all, you will get the style of photography you on your purchases before-travel!
  • Wedding photography includes a four (4) hour photo session


Live Aqua Cancun – Promotional offer

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Live Aqua Cancun – Adults-Only All-Inclusive

Blending contemporary architecture with sophisticated accommodations, this premiere hotel provides the perfect vacation getaway for active couples and luxury seekers alike. Enjoy refreshing swims in the unique pools, an extensive, first class spa facility, gourmet restaurants, superior amenities and stylish guestrooms include inspired amenities including Egyptian cotton sheets, flat-screen TVs, aromatherapy and pillow menus, Molton Brown amenities and private balconies with beautiful views. Next, spice up the night at the hotel’s fun-filled selection of bars, including a luxurious seaside lounge equipped with plush beds and stylish chaise lounges.

Book by April 15 and Save 50% this Summer at Live Aqua Cancun, an Adults-Only All-Inclusive luxury beachfront resort. This offer is applicable to all room categories with no minimum stay requirements.

This offer is valid for new bookings made by 15-Apr-13 for travel between 4-Jul-13 through 17-Aug-13. No night minimum stay required. Applies to all room categories. Not combinable with any other promotion, resort credit or value add unless specified. Subject to availability at time of booking and is not available for group reservations of 20 rooms or more. Existing closed out and blackout dates remain applicable. Posadas reserves the right to terminate or modify this promotion at any time. Other restrictions may apply.


Introducing Couples Barbados, the Newest Resort to the Couples Collection Opening on 6/15/13!

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Couples Barbados is set on 10 acres of tropical gardens, resplendent with majestic trees, lush tropical foliage and flowering plants bordering the white sands of Dover Beach, on the South Coast of Barbados. Offering 280 rooms and suites, three gourmet restaurants, three freshwater swimming pools, and a beautiful stretch of beach, Couples Barbados is paradise found, combining elegant natural settings with sophistication and Couples first class service and amenities

Restaurants:
Couples Barbados will feature three gourmet restaurants serving breakfast, lunch and a la carte dinner. Room service is available for lunch and dinner and reservations are required for all restaurants for dinner only, with the exception of Enid’s. There will also be a choice of five bars, including a delightful swim-up bar, all serving premium brand drinks, cocktails and soft drinks. 24 hour food service is available. Live entertainment will be offered nightly and a Manager’s Cocktail Party is held weekly.

Waves-The resort’s main restaurant will serve as a buffet-style breakfast with made-to-order omelets, and a dinner menu of a la carte continental cuisine. A British-style high tea will be served every afternoon from 3:00 to 4:30pm offering sweet and savory pastries, scones, finger sandwiches and a variety of teas.

Enid’s- Will offer classic Caribbean cuisine in a colorful, festive atmosphere. This restaurant will be open for dinner only.

Dover Grill- A seafood restaurant, with spectacular views of the white sands and blue ocean featuring the freshest catch of the day.

Couples Barbados Amazing EXCLUSIVE Inclusions:

Couples Barbados will redefine the meaning of all-inclusive on the island by introducing an array of exclusive value-added inclusions, specifically:

  • Free Roundtrip transfers from Grantley Adams International Airport
  • Free weddings and renewal of vows
  • Free golf (transfers and greens fees) at The Barbados Golf Club. Caddies are mandatory for an additional fee and tipping is customary.
  • Free Glass Bottom Boat Ride, including swimming with Sea Turtles
  • Free Sunset Catamaran Cruise
  • Free Scuba Dive
  • Free Body Boarding, Wind Surfing, and Hobie Cat Sailing and Kayaking with instruction
  • Free Shuttle to Oistin’s Fish Fry – a Barbados MUST-DO
  • Guided Barbadian Green Monkey nature trail walk

Stay a Minimum of 7 Nights and Save Up to 55% on Hotel Accommodations Plus, Get a $1,000 Instant Savings per Room, per Stay, Based on Double Occupancy!

7 All-Inclusive Nights in a Palm Garden Room Starts at $1,090 per Person!

Booking window: 1/14/13 – 4/3/13

Travel Window: 6/15/13 – 1/1/14

Advertised rate is valid for travel: 6/15/13 – 8/18/13

Sample all-inclusive package is per person and includes:

  • Roundtrip hotel transfers
  • 7-night hotel accommodations
  • Hotel tax and service charges
  • All meals, drinks & snacks
  • Non-motorized watersports
  • Daily activities
  • Nightly entertainment and much more!

For more information or to book woth us today please call 757-596-2774


Red Lane Spas by Sandals

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Caribbean Inspired Spas

If you are looking to relax and rejuvenate while on your vacation, then you must take a journey down the pathway to pampering at a Red Lane® Spa in the Caribbean, where you will discover a sanctuary for mind, body and soul that reinterprets classic European spa rituals with the truly distinct essence of the Caribbean. Utilizing exclusive Red Lane® botanical products and essential oils, we promise that our spa resorts will help you discover a sense of ease and calm found only in our tropical paradise.

Red Lane Spa Resorts are locates in:

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St. Lucia:

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AMResorts Enters New Destination with Two New Resorts in Cozumel

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Secrets and Sunscape Resorts & Spas properties expand AMResorts’ Mexico presence and continue to grow the company’s portfolio

AMResorts recently announced the introduction of Secrets Resorts and Sunscape Resorts & Spas to the popular destination of Cozumel, Mexico.

Sabor Cozumel Exclusive Resort & Spa and Aura Cozumel Grand will be combined to become Secrets Aura Cozumel with updates including the addition of 15 room keys at corner Ocean Front or Ocean View locations for a total 174 redecorated rooms, restaurants modifications to include the brand’s signature Bordeaux, Oceana, and Windows restaurants, and a new shopping area set to open January 2013. The official rebranding will take place by December 2012. Guests of Secrets Aura Cozumel will enjoy the benefits of Secrets Resorts & Spas’ signature Unlimited-Luxury® vacation concept which offers limitless access to gourmet a la carte dining and premium beverage brands, 24-hour room and concierge services, countless daytime activities, live evening entertainment, and more. The resort also will feature three main swimming pools.

Sabor Cozumel and Regency Cozumel will be combined to become the 330 room Sunscape Sabor Cozumel. Modifications will include adding the brand’s signature Portofino, Da Mario, El Patio and Market Café restaurants and complete room remodels. The official rebranding is set for mid-January 2013 with enhancements done in phases and fully completed by April 2013. Sunscape Sabor Cozumel will offer its guests the benefits of Sunscape Resorts & Spas’ signature Unlimited-Fun® vacation concept which provides limitless access to gourmet a la carte dining and premium beverage brands, 24-hour dining options, countless daytime activities, live evening entertainment, fitness facilities and more. The resort also will feature the brand’s signature Explorer’s Club for Kids, Coco Café, and Desires, and diving and water sports centers, and three pools

Secrets Aura and Sunscape Sabor Cozumel will share a spa which will debut a signature hydrotherapy circuit and fitness center to be completed by mid-March 2013.