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Counting down the days…

This new snow really makes me excited about my trip to Jamaica. Warm sun, sea and sand! Don’t be too jealous, it won’t be all play – I’m inspecting seven Sandals properties, some boutique hotels on the Cliffs in Negril, and the Couples resorts.  I’ll be talking to guests and staff, taking... read more »


Don’t Let Your Honeymoon Be Like Everyone Else’s

Let’s get out of the habit of talking about honeymoons as if there was only one way to go about it.  Honeymoons shouldn’t be generic! For most people, the picture that flashes into the brain is the beautiful beach, and often, strangely enough, you’re not even on that beach in the picture!  It’s sand, sea, and... read more »


Nighty Night, Sleep Tight? This could be you!

While on a recent site inspection at Beaches Turks and Caicos, we were treated to a demonstration of a new children’s activity.  It’s a terrific tuck-in bedtime story experience, and is really a super treat for the kids!  One of the Sesame Street characters and a very talented Beaches staff person visits your rooms,... read more »


How much is too much?

How much is too much?  I bet you were thinking that I was talking about the price of your honeymoon – not this time!  (I’ll get to that later!) What I want to talk about is the concept of “best”.  There are so many options for level of service – standard room, premium room, concierge level, butler service. ... read more »


El Dorado Spa Resorts & Hotels by Karisma

These Gourmet All Inclusive luxury resorts rests along the Riviera Maya’s shore line, each one offering beautiful stretches of white sand beachfront. Allow yourself to relish every detail of your vacation. Whatever your desire is, El Dorado Spa Resorts & Hotels can make it happen. All you have to do is dream it... read more »


Sandals Resorts

Considered by many to be the very pinnacle of all-inclusive excellence in the Caribbean, Sandals delights couples in love with supremely luxurious accommodations, gourmet candlelit dining for two, gorgeous tropical settings and some of the world’s most exquisite beaches in Jamaica, St. Lucia, Antigua, and the Bahamas. ... read more »


Couples Resorts

Couples can claim the credit for the original “all-inclusive” resort in Jamaica, back in the 1970’s (!), and they’ve certainly used all the time since very well to refine the concept! Couples Resorts proudly owns and operates four luxury all-inclusive, couples-only resorts on the beautiful island of Jamaica. The... read more »


Moon Dance Villas

Moon Dance is a boutique property with only 22 accommodations, each with verandahs and ocean views, perched on the cliffs at Negril’s West End.  It is one of the rare small all-inclusive resorts that offer unparalleled service, quality and elegance.  The most frequents comments from guests are rave reviews about the... read more »


Travel Tidbits for Airports

“Being prepared” is the number one thing travelers need to think about before leaving  My family gives me so much grief about all the details I take care of before making it to my flight, but the fact is, I manage to get there without rushing and stress.  And most importantly, I’m the one safely in my seat... read more »


Hermitage Bay Antigua

Surrounded by tropical gardens and white-sand beach, this boutique hotel was carefully designed to blend into the natural environment. Located on a secluded corner of the island, the hotel is ideal for couples seeking a quiet and relaxing getaway. Hermitage Bay offers 25 individual luxury cottages set along the bay or on... read more »