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Couples Sans Souci

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

My husband and I just got back from Couples San Souci in Jamaica. We were there from May 7-13. This was our 3rd time at Couples San Souci and it won’t be our last. The resort only has 150 suites, which makes it more intimate, surrounded by (more…)

The BodyHoliday at LeSPORT

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

Upon arrival at the BodyHoliday at LeSPORT, we were given cool washcloths and a citrus drink at the welcome gazebo. Then we started the check-in process in the lobby. (more…)

Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

My husband and I stayed at Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun for a quick 4 night getaway in October. (more…)

Excellence Playa Mujeres

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

I planned a trip for 4 couples last January and we were beyond satisfied with Excellence Playa Mujeres in Cancun. We made an excellent choice. (more…)

Iberostar Grand Hotel Paraiso

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

I just returned from the Iberostar Grand Hotel Paraiso in Riviera Maya after not being in the Cancun area for 20 years. I was hesitant about going to Mexico with all the media on safety. I am here to say I had absolutely no problems whatsoever and this hotel is a GEM. (more…)

Breezes Resort Bahamas

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Breezes Resort Bahamas is a clean, beautiful hotel located right on Cable beach. I personally have been there twice within the last year for vacation, and it never disappoints me (more…)

Sandals Royal Plantation

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

Sandals Royal Plantation is located in Ocho Rios, Jamaica about an hour and a half from Montego Bay Airport. It is one of my personal favorite all-inclusive resorts, anywhere. Boasting old world charm from the moment you enter the lobby, you are met and checked in by very friendly butlers greeting you with a chilled towel and a chillier Mangosa (champagne and mango). (more…)

Almond Beach Village

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

Staying in Barbados for 10 days is the ultimate in relaxation, good food, superb shopping, and a great driver taking you to the more local places that most tourists do not get to see. I stayed at the Almond Beach Village Resort, in a garden room with a lanai that had a table and chairs to sit on to reflect on the day’s fun and people watch. (more…)

Smugglers Cove Resort & Spa

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

From March 19-22, 2011 I stayed at Smugglers Cove Resort & Spa in St. Lucia. I found the staff to be extremely helpful. The rooms were comfortable (more…)

Iberostar Grand Bavaro

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

I recently stayed at the Iberostar Grand Bavaro and used Prieto tours for a private transfer. (more…)

El Dorado Royale

Monday, April 11th, 2011

I stayed at the El Dorado Royale in the Riviera Maya, Mexico on March 16 - 20, 2011. This is a lovely beachfront resort. The staff is friendly and the location-amid 500 acres of lush jungle-is just as alluring as ever. (more…)

Riu Palace Cabo San Lucas

Monday, April 4th, 2011

The Riu Palace Cabo San Lucas is located near the action in Cabo san Lucas, on a nice swimming beach. The Riu Palace has 642 Junior Suites of which most are ocean view or higher. The resort is symmetrical with two large pools with swim up pool bars. (more…)

Dreams Los Cabos Suites Golf Resort & Spa

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Dreams Los Cabos Suites Golf Resort & Spa has 308 suites and is located in the center of the Corridor of Los Cabos. The resort has two pool areas, both of which have a swim up pool bar. The main pool is the active pool, and the other pool is a quiet, relaxation pool area. (more…)

Melia Cabo Real Beach & Golf Resort

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Melia Cabo Real Beach & Golf Resort is located in the corridor of Los Cabos about 30 minutes from the airport. The resort was built in 1989, and there is an artificial barrier allowing it to have a swimmable beach. The resort became all-inclusive in 2003, (more…)

Presidente InterContinental Los Cabos

Monday, March 28th, 2011

The Presidente InterContinental Los Cabos is the oldest resort in Cabo and was built in 1981 and renovated in 2001. The resort is located in San Jose del Cabo with a nice thick beach (more…)

Royal Solaris Los Cabos

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Royal Solaris Los Cabos is located in San Jose del Cabo only 10 minutes from the SJD Airport. The resort is all-inclusive with 5 restaurants. Three of these restaurants are buffet and two are a la carte. The theme for the a la carte restaurants are (more…)

Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusive

Friday, March 18th, 2011

The Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusive resort is similar to the Divi Aruba All Inclusive. There are 236 rooms all of which are the same room category (ocean view). (more…)

Divi Aruba All Inclusive

Friday, March 18th, 2011

The Divi Aruba All Inclusive resort is a moderate property with 203 rooms in the low rise section of Eagle Beach. The resort is all inclusive and has exchange privileges to the Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusive resort. The Divi Aruba All Inclusive has a beautiful beach, (more…)

Occidental Grand Aruba

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

I like the Occidental Grand Aruba. The lobby area is very modern with marble floors and contemporary fountains. There are several shops in the lobby as well as the guest services desk (same place where you would make dinner reservations), a tour desk, the lobby bar (with nightly live entertainment), and the entrance to the casino. (more…)

Riu Vallarta

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

The Riu Vallarta opened in November of 2006 and has 850 rooms. The resort is located adjacent to the Riu Jalisco and has exchange privileges (except for dinner). The resort is on a great stretch of beach in Riviera Nayarit. (more…)

Riu Jalisco

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

The Riu Jalisco is very typical of all Riu Resorts. There are 700 rooms located on a nice stretch of walking beach in Riviera Nayarit. The Run of House rooms have two double beds (which can be pushed together), liquor dispenser, and fully stocked mini bar. (more…)

Ville Premiere Hotel & Spa

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Villa Premiere Hotel & Spa is a boutique resort located in downtown Puerto Vallarta on a nice beach overlooking downtown. There are 84 ocean view rooms in this AAA 4 Diamond adults (16 years or older) only resort. (more…)

Dreams Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Dreams Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa is located 10 minutes from downtown Puerto Vallarta on a secluded beach near Mismaloya. The resort has the best beach in the Puerto Vallarta area. The sand is white, it’s nice for walking, and the water is clear and blue. (more…)

Melia Puerto Vallarta

Friday, March 11th, 2011

The Melia Puerto Vallarta is located on a limited beach in the exclusive residential area of Marina Vallarta (7 minutes from the airport and 15 minutes from downtown Puerto Vallarta). (more…)

Vallarta Palace

Friday, March 11th, 2011

The Vallarta Palace is a AAA 4 Diamond resort located on a nice beach in Riviera Nayarit. The resort is very similar in design to the Playacar Palace and Le Blanc Spa Resort. (more…)

Marival Resort & Suites

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

Marival Resort & Suites is located on a nice stretch of beach in Riviera Nayarit. The resort has 495 rooms and suites including 1, 2, and 3 bedroom suites. This resort is definitely geared towards families. All of the rooms have a balcony, stocked (more…)

Allegro Nuevo Vallarta

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

The Allegro Nuevo Vallarta is located on a nice stretch of beach in Riviera Nayarit. There are 294 rooms and 4 restaurants. This resort is for budget and family travelers. (more…)

Grand Velas All Suites & SPA Resort

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

The Grand Velas All Suites & SPA Resort is located on a nice walking beach in the area of Riviera Nayarit. The resort is part of the Leading Hotels of the World and one of two all-inclusive resorts to receive the AAA 5 Diamond Award. (more…)

Beaches Sandy Bay

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

Beaches Sandy Bay is located on a long beautiful stretch of Seven Mile Beach. The beach there was beautiful, partially making (more…)

Couples Negril

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Couples Negril is a fantastic resort! The beach is outstanding and the service is top notch. The resort is located on a half mile stretch of white sand beach named “Bloody Bay”. The water is turquoise, very shallow and very calm. The resort has old Caribbean charm with a refined elegance. (more…)

Sandals Negril Beach Resort & Spa

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

I liked Sandals Negril Beach Resort in Spa in Jamaica. The resort is located on a half mile stretch of 7 mile beach. The beach is great with white sand and turquoise water; however it is a little narrow. (more…)

Beaches Negril Resort & Spa

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

I was very impressed with Beaches Negril Resort & Spa. It is located on a beautiful stretch of white sand on Seven Mile Beach in Jamaica. Despite having such a large beach and pool area, there are only 210 rooms. There are 5 restaurants (including 1 adults-only) along with the three available at Beaches Sandy Bay. (more…)

Couples Swept Away

Friday, March 4th, 2011

Couples Swept Away in Jamaica is a beautiful resort. As the name refers to, the resort wants to sweep you away from the stress of your daily life. As with Couples Negril, the lobby is wired for Wi-Fi, and there is free internet access in the lobby. The lobby has the same Caribbean sea foam green color scheme as Couples Negril. (more…)

The Reserve at the Paradisus Palma Real Resort

Friday, March 4th, 2011

The Reserve is located across the street from the Paradisus Palma Real Resort and is tailored towards families. The Reserve has its own lobby and reception area and a shuttle is required to get to the beach and pool area of the Paradisus Palma Real. (more…)

Paradisus Palma Real Resort

Friday, March 4th, 2011

The Paradisus Palma Real Resort was built in 2005 and has 554 suites. The Paradisus Palma Real receives 4 Diamonds from AAA. This resort is very large and elegant and all guests receive unlimited green fees at the Coctal golf course (more…)

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana

Friday, March 4th, 2011

The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana officially re-opened on November 1, 2010. The Hard Rock Hotel is enormous with 1800 rooms. The resort is situated on a gorgeous half mile beach with 11 large pools (many with swim up pool bars). (more…)

Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana was originally built in 1994. The resort was closed in 2007 and re-opened in 2008 after a $22 million upgrade. The resort is located on a great beach and has a lovely pool area. (more…)

Majestic Elegance Punta Cana

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

The Majestic Elegance Punta Cana is adjacent to the Majestic Colonial Punta Cana. The Majestic Elegance opened in November of 2008 and caters to destination weddings, honeymoons, and really anyone. The resort has 6 restaurants serving the following (more…)

Majestic Colonial Punta Cana

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

The Majestic Colonial Punta Cana is adjacent to the newer Majestic Elegance Punta Cana. The Majestic Colonial opened in 2005 and caters to destination weddings, honeymoons, and really anyone. The resort has 6 restaurants serving (more…)

Iberostar Grand Bavaro

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

The Iberostar Grand Bavaro opened in December of 2008 and is fabulous. The resort is adults-only and has 260 junior suites. (more…)

Iberostar Bavaro Suites

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Before I get specific with the Iberostar Bavaro Suites, I’d like to decode the dining policy at the Iberostar Resorts complex. There are four resorts at the complex: (more…)

Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Dreams is the family brand of AM Resorts which specializes in destination weddings and vacations for the whole family. Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa was built in 2004 and renovated in 2007. (more…)

Excellence Punta Cana

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Excellence Punta Cana opened in 2000. The resort is located on the north coast of Punta Cana, 1 hour from the airport. The resort is adults-only and has a very large private beach and several large pools with swim up pool bars and complimentary cabanas. (more…)

Zoetry Agua Punta Cana

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Zoëtry Agua Punta Cana is located on the north coast of Punta Cana near the Excellence Punta Cana. Zoëtry incorporates many of the same “Endless Privileges” that her sister properties offer. These include (more…)

Secrets Sanctuary Cap Cana

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Secrets Sanctuary Cap Cana was built as an EP resort in 2005 in the exclusive resort area of Cap Cana, about 15 minutes from the Punta Cana Airport. The resort is simply amazing!!! (more…)

Royal Hideaway Playacar

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

The first AAA 5 Diamond all-inclusive in the world and 1 of 5 total. The Royal Hideaway Playacar has 200 rooms and suites. The beach was restored in Playacar in 2010 and it is the best in Mexico! The sand is perfect and the ocean is neon turquoise. (more…)

Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun is an adults-only property that opened in August of 2008, and is one of my favorite resorts! The resort is 45 minutes from the Cancun Airport and is situated on one of the prettiest beaches in Mexico! (more…)

THE ROYAL in Playa del Carmen

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

THE ROYAL in Playa del Carmen opened in 2004 and is located in the heart of Playa del Carmen on Fifth Avenue. This adults-only resort is 45 minutes from the airport and offers direct access to the nightlife, unique shopping, people watching, street performers, and little margarita bars of Fifth Ave. The ferry to Cozumel is within walking distance. (more…)

Valentin Imperial Maya Resort & Spa

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

The Valentin Imperial Maya Resort & Spa opened in December of 2007 and is located 30 minutes from The Cancun Airport. This adults-only resort is on a very long walking beach (more…)

Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun opened in August, 2008 and looks great! The resort is located 25 minutes from the Cancun Airport. The resort has 431 junior suites with view, location, and Preferred Club being the primary difference. (more…)

Le Blanc Spa Resort

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Le Blanc Spa Resort is adults only and is the nicest all-inclusive resort in Cancun! Le Blanc received the prestigious AAA 5 Diamond Award in 2010! After the beach restoration in 2010, the beach is fantastic! (more…)

Dreams Puerto Aventuras Riviera Maya

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

I was very impressed with Dreams Puerto Aventuras Riviera Maya. I visited this resort in December of 2006 and (more…)

Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa in Riviera Maya opened in November of 2009 and is my favorite family resort in the area. The resort is located 30 minutes south of the Cancun Airport. (more…)

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana

Monday, February 21st, 2011

I had the pleasure of attending the Gala Grand Opening of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana on January 26, 2011. This beautiful resort is only 30-40 minutes from the Punta Cana Airport. (more…)

Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa

Monday, February 21st, 2011

The Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa in St. Lucia is located on the Atlantic side of the island and was formerly a Club Med. This resort is a short ride from the airport which makes it a draw to many. (more…)

Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island

Monday, February 21st, 2011

I think one of my favorite hotels/resorts is the Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island in the Bahamas. Being English myself (Churchill), this resort puts me in an “awe” moment. (more…)

RIU Palace Riviera Maya

Friday, February 18th, 2011

I just arrived back after 6 days at the RIU Palace Riviera Maya in the Playacar area of Playa del Carmen. The hotel is very impressive with the big chandeliers as you enter the hotel. (more…)

Zoetry Casa del Mar Los Cabos

Friday, February 18th, 2011

My husband and I stayed at the Zoëtry Casa del Mar Los Cabos from Dec. 3 to 6, 2010. We absolutely loved it, because not only is it a really beautiful resort, but the service was impeccable. (more…)

Iberostar Grand Bavaro

Friday, February 18th, 2011

The description is in the name…its GRAND. I have stayed at the Iberostar Grand Bavaro in Punta Cana three times now and I love it more every time. The all suite rooms are beautifully decorated. We enjoyed a (more…)

Zoetry Paraiso de la Bonita

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

This ultra luxury resort has 90 beachfront suites and is located 30 minutes from the airport in the quaint town of Puerto Morales. Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita is one of five AAA 5 Diamond rated all-inclusive resorts in the world. The resort is (more…)