Category: Antigua and Barbuda

5 of the most utterly romantic places to 'pop the question'

5 of the most utterly romantic places to 'pop the question'

‘Popping the question’ on a trip appears to have become an increasingly popular trend. But how do you plan the perfect marriage proposal? First you need to decide ‘where’ – planning such a momentous event in your life isn’t easy so here we share 5 of the most utterly romantic places to consider. Dickenson Bay,
3 spa treatments with the 'wow' factor

3 spa treatments with the 'wow' factor

Love spa treatments?  Looking for something a little different?  Then maybe one of these wonderful options is just what you’re looking for. Here we give a round-up on three rather different spa treatments, each with their own ‘wow’ factor, and that will each leave you feeling extra special. Bush spa treatments A relaxing holistic treatment
4 amazing destinations for a wedding abroad

4 amazing destinations for a wedding abroad

Over the past few years, there’s been a real increase in the number of couples choosing to hold their wedding abroad and combine it with a luxury honeymoon. For those couples who want a standout destination honeymoon, the attraction of combining the wedding with that honeymoon is clear. But when you’re planning a wedding, there’s
The world's 4 most luxurious villa holidays, from VIP Villas

The world's 4 most luxurious villa holidays, from VIP Villas

With so many holiday villas to choose from it’s a hard task finding four that can truly carry the word luxury in their description. This list courtesy of VIP Villas was narrowed first by destination because you may have a fantastic villa but, if the location isn’t just right, it can’t be called ‘luxury’. 1.
The 5 most luxurious family friendly holiday resorts

The 5 most luxurious family friendly holiday resorts

When planning a luxury holiday for the family, one of the key things parents want to know is how well the destination resort caters for children and teenagers. A 5 star hotel in a peaceful, tranquil and sun soaked destination may be the minimum requirement for adults, however, that much needed peace and quiet could
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
Jean-Christophe Nager, GM at The Pavilions Phuket

Interview with Jean-Christophe Nager, General Manager, The Pavilions, Phuket

Jean-Christophe Nager is the General Manager of The Pavilions, Phuket, a 5-star luxury resort built on a hill-top on the delightful island of Phuket. A Swiss national with more than 25 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, Jean-Christophe (JC) graduated from Collège St-Michel, Fribourg, in Switzerland in 1978 and studied photography in Montreal, Canada for a
January Sale from ITC Classics

January Sale from ITC Classics

Still not yet decided where to go this year?   Maybe luxury travel specialists  ITC Classics will give you some inspiration.   Here’s a selection of ideas from their January Sale: Indian Ocean Diva, Maldives Stay 7 nights and only pay for 5, plus book more than 45 days in advance and receive an extra

2009 AAA Five Diamond Award winnners

AAA has announced the 2009 AAA Five Diamond Award winners. Ten establishments have been added for a total of 103 hotels and 59 restaurants that have achieved Five Diamond status, the travel authority’s highest rating for hotels and restaurants.  For 2009, six hotels were added to the list: The Beverly Hills Hotel and Bungalows, Beverly
Partners in Paradise

Partners in Paradise

La Samanna on St. Martin,  Carlisle Bay on Antigua, Cuisinart on Anguilla and Isle de France on St. Barts have teamed together to offer a  six night package at the Caribbean’s most beautiful properties. Stay three nights or more at any two properties; prices start from $1,275.

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
Run to the Altar getaway from Jumby Bay

Run to the Altar getaway from Jumby Bay

According to the Diamond Information Center, approximately 10% of all couples in the United States get engaged on Valentine’s Day, which is why Jumby Bay, a Rosewood Resort, is offering couples the ultimate destination wedding experience with their “Run to the Altar” Getaway.   The exclusive 300-acre private island off the coast of Antigua is
Reconnection Rendezvous package for those whose children have left home

Reconnection Rendezvous package for those whose children have left home

Get to know just the two of you again with a therapeutic travel package to an  award-winning private-island resort off the coast of Antigua. With a Reconnection Rendezvous at Jumby Bay, you will enjoy an indulgent getaway that is as luscious and therapeutic as they come, with so many relaxing and romantic amenities you won’t
The Caribbean's newest tranquil experience

The Caribbean's newest tranquil experience

Let the Caribbean’s newest tranquil experience pamper you in an all-inclusive tropical retreat where pristine surroundings rejuvenate your body and senses. Luxurious class accommodation awaits you at The Verandah Resort & Spa in  Antigua, as so a host of exciting resort amenities, two white sand beaches, multiple dining options, and of course the spa.  
Caribbean luxury for toddlers

Caribbean luxury for toddlers

Jesper Nielsen contacted the UK’s  Times Online wanting to find a beach holiday with built-in childcare for his two-year-old this January, and Jane Owen, the family travel editor there, suggested Caribtours (citing St James Club in Antigua), Scott Dunn, Thomsons (especially the Dominican Republic), and one or two others.   Where would you suggest and

Sandals Grande Antigua Resort and Spa

A brief look at the romantic Sandals Grande Antigua Resort and Spa.