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by on May 5, 2013 |
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Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for “fifth of May”) is a Mexican civic holiday held on May 5th to commemorate the Mexican army’s unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. The date is observed nationwide in the United States as a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride and many all inclusive resorts in Mexico offer celebrations throughout the day. So whether you are in a Mexican resort on the beach or just heading home from work, pour yourself a shot of tequila and toast to the beautiful beaches, wonderful people and amazing heritage and history that Mexico has to offer. And next year make sure you celebrate this day sipping your tequila on a stunning Mexico beach!

VIVA LA MEXICO!!

by on May 2, 2013 |
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Looking back on all the places I have stayed over the years, the Dreams Puerto Vallarta stands out as one of the most unique, tropical, and secluded hotels I have ever been to, especially in Mexico. It had an old world charm that is often lost in the sterile feeling, contemporary, mega-resort style that has been springing up all over the region over the past decade or so. There is a large hillside that sits off of the back side of the property and the surrounding countryside along Banderas Bay is very scenic, especially at night.

This trip was my first to the west coast of Mexico and I was surprised at how clear the water was, which I wasn’t expecting. The beach is a little different than the Carribean’s sugar white, powdery sand beaches, with startlingly clear turquoise water, but it was more enjoyable than I had anticipated. I would highly recommend both Puerto Vallarta in general as well as the Dreams Puerto Vallarta specifically to anyone looking for a great beach destination outside of Cancun, Riviera Maya, Punta Cana, or Jamaica.

by on April 23, 2013 |
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A visit to Costa Rica is a must do once in your life!  From the stunning Pacific beaches to the wonderful Costa Rican culture, this country is not to be missed.

The first thing to think about while planning a trip to Costa Rica is the beach!  If white sand beaches and clear Caribbean waters are what you are after, Guanacaste Costa Rica not the area you want to look.   Stunning emerald green Pacific waters set the west cost of Costa Rica apart from the rest.  Water sports abound with kayaks, jet skis, paddle boarding and even surfing an option.  While brown and even whiteish sand beaches can be found in Guanacaste, the majority of the beaches are very unique with their black volcanic sand.  Pacific waters offer great waves for play but have no fear swimming to your hearts delight, unlike Cabo San Lucas, Mexico the beaches in Costa Rica are generally safely swimmable.

Costa Rica could easily be called the land of excursions. Take advantage of one of their great beachfront all inclusive resorts for your days off to lay by the pool and beach but in this tropical destination you’ll want to get out and explore.  Volcano’s, mud baths, bird watching, monkeys and more are just a day trip away! Well known for their adventure sports you can white water river raft, zip lining from tree top to tree top, waterslide through the mountains, ride ATV’s or horses and more! Be sure to check out the beautiful west coast sunsets with a catamaran sunset cruise.

With Guanacaste being the dryest region in Costa Rica you can expect little to no rain during the months of mid-November through April. The rainy season will brings showers May through mid-November and the mountains will be covered in green!  With warm weather year round, Costa Rica is the perfect place to plan your winter or spring trip withouth having to worry about a chill in the air.

Costa Rica is gaining popularity and after your first trip you’ll see why!  Pura Vida means a Good Life and is the motto of this amazing country.  After your visit you’ll be anxious to book your return!

 

by on April 17, 2013 |
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One of the Riviera Maya’s finest adult only hotels is getting even better!  Karisma Hotels is opening a new Premium Section at the El Dorado Seaside Suites in the Riviera Maya of Mexico. The hotel was voted one of the top 10 most romantic hotels by Forbes magazine and are now adding an additional 80 premium suites set to open this May!

All of the new suites will have dark wood accents and a jacuzzi in each room. The rooms have a fully stocked mini bar that is refurbished daily. The rooms will also have a pillow menu, DVD lending program, private concierge and an aromatherapy menu. The rooms at this hotel are just wonderful and the food and service is even better.

El Dorado’s gourmet inclusive meal plan offers the finest cuisine and top shelf drinks. The food at El Dorado is second to none and you have no problems getting a table at any of their gourmet restaurants. The Seaside Suites also has 24 hour room service and beach butler service so no matter where your at on the property someone is at your service.

This new addition will simply make the El Dorado even better! Call us and book today !

by on April 10, 2013 | 1 Comment »
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Save big this summer on your family vacation when kids 12 and under can stay, play and eat for free!  Up to 2 children can stay free in a room with 2 paid adults and you only pay for their airfare! Check out these great family friendly resort deals this summer and give us a call to add your airfare today!

Cancun, Mexico
Riu Caribe $903 per adult
Crown Paradise Club Cancun $917 per adult
Dreams Cancun $1141 per adult
Paradisus Cancun $1288 per adult
Riviera Maya, Mexico
Allegro Playacar $581 per adult
Grand Bahia Principe Coba $630 per adult
Iberostar Paraiso Del Mar $931 per adult
Moon Palace $1386 per adult
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Riu Jalisco $595 per adult
Crown Paradise Club $609 per adult
Melia Puerto Vallarta $826 per adult
Hard Rock $1092 per adult
Los Cabos, Mexico
Holiday Inn $476 per adult
Hola Grand Faro $707 per adult
Riu Santa Fe $784 per adult
Royal Solaris Los Cabos $1050 per adult
Cozumel, Mexico
Sunscape Sabor $518 per adult
Iberostar Cozumel $742 per adult
Cozumel Palace $1300 per adult
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Bavaro Princess $602 per adult
Riu Bambu $630 per adult
Iberostar Punta Cana $777 per adult
Paradisus Punta Cana $1029 per person
La Romana, Dominican Republic
Grand Bahia Principe La Romana $462 per adult
Iberostar Hacienda Dominicus $840 per adult
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Riu Bachata $567 per adult
Iberostar Costa Dorada $686 per adult
Jamaica
Holiday Inn Sunspree $714 per adult
Riu Negril $903 per adult
Riu Ocho Rios $931 per adult
Iberostar Rose Hall Beach $1162 per adult
Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Allegro Papagayo $595 per adult
Riu Guanacaste $959 per adult

 

 

Prices valid for 7 nights July 10-17, 2013 and based upon adult double occupancy. Prices include transfers to/from the destination airport, all meals and beverages, nonmotorized watersports and taxes. Prices valid as of 4/9/2013 and do not include airfare.  Surcharge of $20-65 per free child may apply. Certain room catagories may apply for free child.

by on April 4, 2013 |
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The Gran Bahia hotels in the Riviera Maya of Mexico now have their own Dolphinarium exclusive to guests staying at their resorts! The Dolphin pool is located on the beach at the Gran Bahia Tulum  and all the guests have access to it. It is not included in the All Inclusive plan.

The facilities feature traditional platforms that provide shallow, beach-style access to conduct interaction programs safely for any visitor. The project involved world-leading companies in the design of tanks and spaces especially acclimated to keep animals under human care. Our swim programs include the most time in the water in comparison to other dolphinariums, and are designed for people interested in learning about dolphins and their environment through an interactive experience. Dolphinaris Tulum in the Gran Bahía Principe Riviera Maya Resort compound, combines the best features of our dolphins, Dolphins and beautiful surroundings!

This complex is made up of four hotels. The Gran Bahia Principe Tulum, The Gran Bahia Principe Akumal, Gran Bahia Principe Coba and the Gran Bahia Principe Sian Ka’an. The hotels are located about 70 minutes south of the airport in Cancun. The hotels have a distinctive Mayan influence and is made up of 3 story Bungalows spread out through tropical coconut palms. The hotels offers complete exchange privileges.

Call and book the Bahia hotels today or make a trip back to see our new Dolphin friends!

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