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

Sandals Resorts Expands Luxurious Butler Service

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Sandals Resorts is thrilled to announce that Sandals Grande Riviera Beach & Villa Golf Resort will expand its exceptional butler service by introducing All-Butler Riviera Villas, following the resort’s recent $60 million refurbishment. Effective for arrivals beginning February 15, 2013, all Riviera Villa guests will receive elite service from Sandals Resorts’ expertly-trained butlers.

“The demand for butler room categories is growing at a rapid rate, and we hope to fulfill our guests’ requests by expanding our Butler Service offerings,” said Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart, Chairman of Sandals Resorts International. “In keeping with our Luxury Included® standards, we want to ensure that our guests have the best possible experience and that means offering the highest-quality amenities and top-notch service.”

All Riviera Villas will be serviced by expertly-trained butlers to not only tend to guests’ every need throughout their stay, but to anticipate their every need. As part of “The Sandals Difference,” Sandals Resorts has foraged a partnership with the Guild of Professional English Butlers; the London-based Guild ensures that all Sandals Resorts butlers are trained in accordance to exacting standards and provides butlers and valets to nobility and celebrities worldwide. Prior to arrival, visitors can select preferences so their butlers are well-prepared to cater to their needs. With this VIP treatment, guests can truly focus on relaxing and enjoying the beautiful Caribbean from the moment they arrive. Guests are even provided a personal cell phone to reach their butler anytime; no request is too small or unattainable no matter what time of day.

The expanded Butler Service at Sandals Grande Riviera Beach & Villa Golf Resort will be added to the following newly-renamed room categories: Honeymoon Estate Poolside Butler Villa, St. Ann Poolside Butler Villa Estate, Honeymoon St. Ann Poolside Butler Villa Estate, Bougainvillea Hideaway Poolside One Bedroom Butler Villa Suite, and Honeymoon Bougainvillea Hideaway Poolside One Bedroom Butler Villa Suite.

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.

Beaches Negril Wins EarthCheck Award

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Beaches Negril Beach Resort & Spa has been recognized for its environmental efforts by EarthCheck, a leading certification and benchmarking organization, which has rewarded the resort with a Platinum level certification.  As a result of having consistently demonstrated its commitment to host communities and high standards of environmental care over a period of ten consecutive years, Beaches Negril has joined an elite number of organizations around the world in achieving the highest level of EarthCheck Certification.

“This achievement highlights the long term commitment that Sandals Resorts has shown to the communities and environment of the Caribbean,” explained EarthCheck CEO Stewart Moore.  “They’re well ahead of most governments and industry players globally as a result of their efforts, and serve as a leader in the field of sustainable practices.”

Beaches Negril chose meaningful approaches to sustainable tourism, involving the use of EarthCheck’s science-based software and tools to measure the effectiveness of its environmental and corporate social responsibility practices over the past decade.

About Beaches Negril:
Located amidst twenty lush acres fragrant with the scent of jasmine, and rich with tropical flora, lies an enchanting resort. Classic island architecture effortlessly brings the outside in, blending fine woods and polished marble with the dramatic detailing of stone arches and hand-painted domed frescoes. Beaches Negril Beach Resort & Spa is a world-class beach resort, with a caring staff that warmly treats you as family. Discover a host of unending amenities and services… day and night… on land or at sea… all included.

Resort Brand of the Week – Paradisus Resorts

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At Paradisus All Inclusive Luxury Resorts, guests enjoy a uniquely encompassing experience of unpretentious luxury, undisturbed tranquility and carefree exhilaration in extraordinary oceanfront locations in Costa Rica, Dominican Republic and Mexico. A world where every single aspect has been thoughtfully and precisely created to deliver an unparalleled experience for all the senses. At the heart of it all is an extraordinary level of luxurious all-suite accommodations enhanced by discreetly attentive, personalized service that caters to every whim, wish and desire. Paradisus Resorts has created a re-imagined level of all-inclusive luxury. Where every detail is attended to in order to ensure the highest quality experience for you, your loved one, or your entire family.

Club Med – All you need to vacation your way… it’s Total All-Inclusive

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From all day dining and full open-bar to sports, activities and spectacular properties, we’ve got all you need to Vacation Your Way… included in one low price!

Enjoy your vacation exactly the way you want to… do a little of this… a lot of that… or do nothing at all… whenever you want. Simply relax, sink your toes into the silkiest sand imaginable or doze under spreading palms. Or you can spend your day sailing blue Bahamian waters, snorkeling amongst turtles and coral walls, or discovering local flavors, sights and sounds. If you seek intense thrills, try soaring 25 feet into the warm tropical air on the flying trapeze or feeling the pure adrenaline rush of water skiing. But keep some energy because when the sun sets, the serious fun starts! It’s your vacation. It’s your Club Med.

Find Something For Everyone At Club Med!

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Club Med is offering some amazing promotions. Visit www.clubmedta.com for more information on promotions, resorts, And resources.
WOW Sale  Available at 60+ resorts worldwide in Caribbean, Mexico, U.S., Europe, Asia, Africa, & South America. 3 night minimum stay. Rates from $899*pp for 7 nights. Travel by 2/15/13, book by 8/27/12.
Last Minute Deals  3-7 night stays from $139*pp/night in Caribbean, Mexico & U.S., travel by 8/29/12.   
Early Booking Bonus – Amazing rates for travel 2/16/13-5/4/13, book by 8/27/13. Rates from $819*pp for 7 nights in Caribbean, Mexico & U.S., 10% off in Europe & Mediterranean.
Turkoise Air-Inclusive Promotion  Enjoy our adult-only resort with packages departing from selected gateways, starting from $1199*pp for 7-nights, travel by 10/26/12.
Kids Stay Free at Ixtapa Pacific  Book a family vacation with round-trip flight from L.A. to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo and kids 15 & under stay free! Travel now through 8/18/12.  
Family Reunion Package Available at Sandpiper Bay, Punta Cana, Cancun Yucatan & Ixtapa Pacific. Book 7+ double rooms & receive up to 15% additional land savings & extra amenities for group & group leader. Travel now through 2/15/13, book by 8/27/12.
GOT Groups? Premium All-Inclusive Meetings Package – rates from $125*pp/night, free welcome reception, meeting space & WiFi, T/C, upgrades & more! Available in Caribbean, Mexico & Sandpiper Bay. Travel by 4/30/14, book by 8/27/12. Working on corporate groups for September or October of 2012? $109*pp/night rates available for Sandpiper Bay, Cancun Yucatan & Ixtapa Pacific. Visit www.clubmedgroups.com or call 800-453-2582 for more information on all groups.
Book Your Holiday online, (Thanksgiving/Christmas/New Year’s/President’s Day) – Our Winter Holiday Season is extremely busy & rooms sell out fast. Or Call 757-596-2774

In Celebration Of The 2012 Olympics

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In celebration of the 2012 Olympic season, Sandals Resorts and Beaches Resorts have been offering guests an exciting array of cultural festivities and spirited events throughout Jamaica.  During the Olympic Games, guests can revel in international flag displays, sample extravagant Olympic ‘stadium’ food delights and more at the all-new Olympic Village.
The Olympic Village, described as the premier location for the ultimate Caribbean Olympic experience, has been erected at all resorts in Jamaica. The village features life size cut-outs of revered athletes, event broadcasts, and an Olympic-themed fashion show featuring chic, sporty and innovative creations by local designers.
With the overlapping Olympic Games and Jamaica 50 celebrations from August 1 (Emancipation Day) through August 6 (Independence Day), visitors were invited to delve into Jamaica’s rich cultural history by experiencing the heartbeat of its people with folk performances by the Hatfield Cultural Group and other Jamaica Cultural Development Commission award-winning medalists.
As with all Luxury Included® Vacations, a stay at Sandals Resorts and Beaches Resorts offers more quality inclusions than any other resort company in the world with superior accommodations, endless gourmet dining options, unlimited premium brand wine and spirits, nightly entertainment, watersports including snorkeling and scuba diving for certified divers and a myriad of other exclusive amenities. To learn more about a Luxury Included® Vacation to Sandals Resorts or Beaches Resorts today, please visit www.sandals.com/

www.beaches.com or call 757-596-2774

Out Of The Ordinary Comes to The Bahamian

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   Out of the ordinary comes to the Bahamian islands with the introduction of the world’s first all butler, oceanfront resort, Sandals Emerald Bay, Great Exuma. Born with a legacy and transformed into a legend, this resort with its rich history of refined panache, is now part of the legendary Sandals Luxury Included® brand. Civilized pleasures go hand in hand with exotic adventures along a mile-long crescent shaped beach. Highlights include a par 72 Greg Norman designed golf course, a 16,000 sq. ft. spa, a deepwater marina and five superb restaurants. Sandals Emerald Bay is your own exotic private escape, so easy to get to…so close to home.