Category: Puerto Rico

The 25 best beaches in the world

The 25 best beaches in the world

Ever wondered what are considered to be the best beaches on the planet? †According to online reviewers on Tripadvisor, the best beach in the world – where even the sharks are supposedly friendly – is in Brazil. Baia do Sancho lies on the fantasy archipelago of†Fernando de Noronha, Brazil, just a short flight from Sao [...]

3 hidden Caribbean gems

3 hidden Caribbean gems

It’s the dead of winter in the northern hemisphere and time to think about a warm†winter†escape. If you’re looking at the Caribbean perhaps you’d like to check out these three smaller†and less touristy†islands. Each boasts beautiful geography.†With limited transportation options from major hubs outside of the Caribbean, it might be a little more of a [...]

Top 10 holiday cocktails and their origins

Top 10 holiday cocktails and their origins

We all love a good cocktail whilst on holiday, the two go hand in hand like Bonnie and Clyde or roast beef and Yorkshire pudding. Iíve put together this little fun list of the best ones out there, where they hail from and how they are made: Singapore Sling, Singapore This fabulous cocktail was famously [...]

Top 5 luxury golf vacations in the Caribbean

Top 5 luxury golf vacations in the Caribbean

For many people, golf is a great way to unwind and relieve stress, while others are more competitive and set goals like playing through every course that they have access to. These are two of the top reasons why one might plan a vacation that revolves strictly around playing golf. There are a number of [...]

Top 10 Caribbean dream escapes

Top 10 Caribbean dream escapes

In an email just in, Tripadvisor tell me that their top 10 Caribbean dream escapes are as listed below. Grand Cayman tops the pile, whilst many others are notable in their absence (eg. Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, etc.) What do you make of the list? 1. Grand Cayman 2. Aruba [...]

Top 10 warm weather escapes

Top 10 warm weather escapes

Those of you currently enduring sub-zero temperatures might be interested to hear that Tripadvisor has come up with a top 10 list of warm weather escapes. †Making the list are the following: 1. Cancun, Mexico 2. St. Thomas,†US Virgin Islands 3. Playa del Carmen, Mexico 4. Punta Cana, Dominican Republic 5. Miami Beach, Florida, USA [...]

The top 3 luxury resorts in the Caribbean for couples

The top 3 luxury resorts in the Caribbean for couples

For most, the Caribbean evokes images of picture perfect white sand beaches, palm trees swaying in the wind and warm turquoise waters. Now couple that imagery with an idyllic luxury resort and youíve got yourself the recipe for an exquisite vacation. Itís truly no question the Caribbean appeals to honeymooners and couples in search of [...]

Renovation of Copamarina Beach Resort and Spa, Puerto Rico

Renovation of Copamarina Beach Resort and Spa, Puerto Rico

Copamarina Beach Resort and Spa in Guanica, Puerto Rico, has recently undergone a renovation of its 106 guest rooms, suites and villas. The upgraded rooms include flat screen LCD televisions, new decor as well as new pool and beach furniture. Weekday specials currently start from $145 a night for a Garden Room.

New exclusive brand from Ritz-Carlton: Ritz-Carlton Reserve

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is launching a new exclusive brand for high-end travellers; Ritz-Carlton Reserve. Phulay Bay in Krabi, Thailand, will be the first property to open in spring 2009. The philosophy behind the Ritz-Carlton Reserve portfolio is to create idyllic retreats where guests can escape into an exclusive leisure experience. It offers guests [...]

The Regent Palmas Del Mar Puerto Rico

Ground was broken in Puerto Rico yesterday to mark the beginning of Regent Hotels & Resorts‘ newest luxury development, The Regent Palmas Del Mar Puerto Rico. Scheduled to open in December 2011, the resort will consist of 96 guest rooms and 52 suites, offering beachfront accommodation and interiors by award-winning designer Trisha Wilson, whose work [...]

Plan your summer escape and save

Plan your summer escape and save

Set within the city’s dramatic Isla Verde district and completely redesigned, El San Juan Hotel & Casino is the place to see and be seen. From the scintillating pool complex to the glamorous nightlife and the island’s most beautiful beach, this is the most electrifying destination in all of the Caribbean. Also yours to enjoy [...]

Fancy a Spring getaway in Puerto Rico?

Fancy a Spring getaway in Puerto Rico?

Set within the city’s dramatic Isla Verde district and completely redesigned, El San Juan Hotel & Casino is the place to see and be seen. From the scintillating pool complex to the glamourous nightlife and the island’s most beautiful beach, this is one of the most electrifying destinations in all of the Caribbean. Also yours [...]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… New York’s ultimate Italian restaurant: Del Posto Hang out at Puerto Rico’s El Conquistador Resort Learn the trade at Shangri-La Academy Cultured travels from The Cultured Traveler

Summer at the Condado Plaza Hotel & Casino, Puerto Rico

Summer at the Condado Plaza Hotel & Casino, Puerto Rico

Like the vibrant city in which it makes its home, †San Juan’s †beachfront Condado Plaza Hotel & Casino offers lots of possibilities for summer travelers seeking signature island diversions. With three freshwater swimming pools, a stretch of private beach, spa services, tennis, basketball and watersports, guests won’t know which way to turn. They can also [...]

Summer adventure at El Conquistador Resort & Golden Door Spa, Puerto Rico

Summer adventure at El Conquistador Resort & Golden Door Spa, Puerto Rico

Discounted summer room rates at †El Conquistador Resort & Golden Door Spa start †from $99 until 5th October 2006. The †resort offers an array of activities for summer travellers seeking island adventure. Diversions include the renowned Golden Door Spa, golf on the resort’s championship Arthur Hills 18-hole course, seven lighted tennis courts, three freshwater swimming [...]

A year of island hopping: January

A year of island hopping: January

This is post one of twelve in our daily look at the best islands in the world to visit, when to visit them and where to stay (where individual recommendations are made). For January, the following are recommended: Cebu, Philippines: Alegre Beach Resort and the Shangri-La, on Mactan Island Crete, Greece: Casa Delfino Suites Djenné, [...]

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