Category: Saint Kitts and Nevis

Family fun in Hawaii, luxury in Nevis, a Disneyland members-only club and skiing in Val d’Isere

Family fun in Hawaii, luxury in Nevis, a Disneyland members-only club and skiing in Val d’Isere

I was recently invited to join the Luxury Travel Blog Network, a group of leading, like-minded, luxury travel bloggers from various corners of the globe. This is just an opportunity for us to share what we’ve each been up to each month. Regular readers of ALTB will already be aware that I enjoyed a lovely [...]

Interview with Nicola Pearson, Marketing Director and Co-owner of Bridgewater Travel

Interview with Nicola Pearson, Marketing Director and Co-owner of Bridgewater Travel

Nicola Pearsonwas born in London but now lives with her family in Manchester. She is 34 years old with 2 daughters and is the Marketing Director and Co-owner of her family’s luxury travel company, Bridgewater Travel. Bridgewater Travel is a family owned and managed Italian villa rental company.  Nicola’s parents first started offering villas in Pietrasanta and [...]

The Caribbean’s best kept secrets

The Caribbean’s best kept secrets

The Caribbean is a fantastic winter sun destination with average temperatures on most of the islands sitting above 80 degrees Fahrenheit. These perfect weather conditions make for ideal sunbathing weather and as such, interest in the Caribbean tends to surge around this kind of time. Whilst many of the leading branded resorts like Sandals and Beaches will [...]

5 of the world’s most inspirational resorts

5 of the world’s most inspirational resorts

I’ve selected the following five resorts for special praise based on a number of metrics. We all love to discover somewhere unique, somewhere exciting or unusual when looking for the ideal place to stay- so I just wanted to share with you five of my personal recommendations that have inspired me on my own travels. Capella [...]

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 [...]

Carnival Cruise Lines and Princess Cruises suspend calls at St. Kitts

Carnival Cruise Lines and Princess Cruises suspend calls at St. Kitts

Two cruiselines – Carnival Cruise Lines and Princess Cruises – have suspended calls to St. Kitts following an incident at the weekend. On Sunday, cruise passengers had disembarked Celebrity Mercury and were travelling on an organised excursion; their tour bus was stopped by two armed robbers who proceeded to steal money, jewellery, mobile phones and [...]

13th St Kitts Music Festival

13th St Kitts Music Festival

The world-renowned St Kitts Music Festival is one of the most diversified music shows in the Caribbean, attracting legends including Shaggy, Shaka Khan, Busta Rhymes, Kool & The Gang and Wyclef Jean in its 13 year history. At this year’s festival, from 25th-27th June 2009, the fabulous KC and the Sunshine Band will be entertaining [...]

Summer offer from Nisbet Plantation Beach Club

Summer offer from Nisbet Plantation Beach Club

Nisbet Plantation Beach Club in Nevis has launched a special offer giving up to 7 free nights for stays at the boutique hotel between now and 16th August 2009. The offer applies to stays in superior rooms and offers  3 free nights for 7 night stays and 7 nights free for 14 night stays.   [...]

Top 10 Best Luxury Hotels in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to Tripadvisor

Nisbet Plantation Beach Club – Newcastle Beach, Nevis Jamaica Inn – Ochos Rios, Jamaica Excellence Riviera Cancun – Puerto Morelos, Mexico Galley Bay Resort – St John’s, Antigua East Winds Inn – Gros Islet, St. Lucia The Caves – Negril, Jamaica Villa Renaissance – Providenciales, Turks and Caicos La Casa Que Canta – Zihuatanejo, Mexico [...]

Find some winter sun with these wallet-friendly luxury beach vacations

Find some winter sun with these wallet-friendly luxury beach vacations

In an article published today, Forbes gives the nod to South Africa, Mexico and a number of other destinations, saying they offer affordable opportunities to get some winter sun.   In true Forbes online style, they provide us with a list: Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort, Puerto Peñasco, Mexico One-bedroom suites start at $265 [...]

St. Kitts Vacation Club from Marriott

St. Kitts Vacation Club from Marriott

A new vacation club from Marriott, which shares its facilities with the St. Kitt’s Resort and the Royal Beach Casino, has opened in the West Indies with one quarter of its proposed 88 villas. The villas have either 2 or 3 bedrooms, king beds and oversized soaking tub, full kitchens, and separate living and dining [...]

Ten luxury hotels worth the splurge

Ten luxury hotels worth the splurge

In a recent article by Molly Feltner for SmarterTravel.com, a shortlist of ten luxury hotels “worth the splurge” were identified. The lucky few to get a mention were: Forte Village, Sardinia Ladera Resort, St. Lucia Mount Washington Hotel, Bretton Woods, NH Hotel Secreto, Isla Mujeres, Mexico New York Palace Hotel, NY Casa Santo Domingo, Antigua [...]

Got $200,000 to spare for Valentine’s weekend?

Got $200,000 to spare for Valentine’s weekend?

You’re going to have to be quick if you want to take advantage of this extravagant Valentine’s package as it starts on Friday. For $200,000 (yes, you read that right!), you’ll get a weekend experience is brought to you by the wine gift specialists, Vinamor. A limousine pick-up, Cessna to the Napa Valley and a [...]

2005 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice awards

2005 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice awards

The votes are in for the 2005 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice award winners!  The top 10 Caribbean hotels, as  picked by TripAdvisor travelers, are: Pompano Beach Club, Bermuda Montpelier Plantation Inn, Nevis Coral Reef Club, Barbados Iberostar Costa Dorada, Dominican Republic Couples Negril, Jamaica Jamaica Inn, Jamaica CuisinArt Resort and Spa, Anguilla Couples Sans Souci, Jamaica [...]

Marine World St. Kitts

Marine World St. Kitts

Currently under construction on South Friar’s Bay Beach on the island’s southern peninsula, Marine World boasts 4 acres of world class facilities.   It will feature a stingray lagoon, dolphin encounters including swimming with dolphins, an educational hut, a beach bar and grill, and a nature trail and aviary with tropical birds, butterflies and even [...]

St. Kitts expands island’s tourism plan for 2006-2007

St. Kitts expands island’s tourism plan for 2006-2007

The end of 350 years of sugar production on the island of St. Kitts last August signalled the transition to a tourism-based and tourist-driven economy. The short term tourism plan for 2006-2007 will see a number of luxury developments.  There is a  $78 million project at Sandy Bank Bay developed by Auberge Resorts which will [...]