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If you have visited, or plan to visit, one of the places above between June 2011 and February 2012, you could become an ambassador for one of these destinations. Just go the Grand Velas All Suites and Spa Resort page on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/grandvelasresort?sk=app_175228065866009 and post about your experiences. You can even add photographs.
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The Balcones del Atlantico, a RockResorts luxury resort, opened in September of 2010 on the Dominican Republic’s Samana Peninsula. It’s the first luxury resort in the area. This villa-suite resort is situated on the shining sands of almost a mile of almost undiscovered beaches, named Playa Las Terrenas after the small nearby fishing village of the same name. You can, as the resort’s website says “walk all day and your feet will never leave the sand.” An up-scale restaurant, name “Porto,” has just opened at the resort and RockResort is offering a “StayFree, EatFree” package in celebration.
Featuring two pools with one swim-up bar, a beach bar, the new restaurant, watersports, tennis, horseback riding, and more, vacationers are never more than a few steps from the beach. Well-known Interior designer, Patricia Reid, is responsible for the chic tropical/ nautical decoration of the Balcones del Atlantico’s 86 two and three bedroom villa suites. The suites range in size from 1,900 to 4000 square feet. Reid’s philosophy is “Simple Luxury.” Her emphasis is on the bright colors of the tropics and natural lighting. Each suite is enhanced with local art, polished coral and granite tiles, and Balinese stone basins and teak counter tops in the bathrooms. Outdoor patios are furnished with wooden tables that seat between two and eight. Other amenities include flat-screen TVs, wireless Internet access, and state of the art kitchens featuring Viking appliances and cooking equipment by Cuisinart.
The restaurant, Porto, has the largest and most varied wine list in The Dominican Republic. The food, prepared by acclaimed Peruvian Chef Bruco Tosco offer a unique mix of Dominican and Peruvian flavors. Specialties include a daily catch that will vary with the seasons. Locally caught shrimp in three different and unique flavors is offered by the pound.
A highlight of Balcones del Atlantico is its commitment to the local environment and community with its strategy for sustainable tourism and development. Guests and staff may participate in environmental and community projects through the hotel’s partnerships with Reef Check- Dominican Republic and Pack for a Purpose.
To find out more information or to book your next trip to the Dominican Republic, call us at 866-365-8747!
Karisma Hotels and Resorts are offering a new program “designed to elevate inclusive vacations to quality levels comparable to traditional luxury hotels.” Their Gourmet Inclusive Package is a new category in the field of luxury vacations.
As soon as a guest enters one of Karisma’s all inclusive resorts in Cancan their Gourmet vacation starts. Arriving guests are greeted with a moist towel, champagne, and a smile, before being escorted to a personal check-in. Every guest is a VIP guest! Resorts feature lush landscaping, white sand beaches lined with beach beds, and many pools with swim-up bars – a relaxing yet upscale atmosphere. Gourmet services include premium beverages and cuisine, beach butlers, 24 hour room service, turn-down service, and more.
Karisma’s gourmet cuisine is created by star chefs and has been termed “Superb,” “Best in class,” “Decadent,” and “Outstanding.” Travel agent Magazine says “Memorable food experiences and attentive service are hallmarks of the Gourmet Inclusive concept.”
Let Karisma’s gourmet beverages complete your vacation experience. A full menu dedicated from margaritas to smoothies for the kids is offered. 31 flavors of mojito are also offered. Karisma prides itself on offering the perfect cocktails from their special theme bars including a frozen tequila bar, a mojito lounge, and a martini bar. Private label wines are offered, which are produced and chosen especially for Karisma. Sommeliers are available to make suggestions and to organize wine tastings. Enjoy Karisma’s famous Dorado Martini or a tropical drink at one of the swim-up bars.
There are no cash transactions at Karisma Resorts. All meals, accommodations, all alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, a minibar that’s refilled every day, activity programs, full concierge service, use of the Kids and Teens Club, non-motorized sports (kayaks, snorkeling gear, paddleboats), scuba clinics, tennis courts, rackets and balls (where available), taxes and gratuities, live music and shows, shopping tours of Cancun and Playa del Carmen, a fitness center, and 24 hour room service are all included in Karisma’s Gourmet Inclusive Package. There are other services that are not included in the package such as spa treatments, car rental, and beauty salon services.
Check out our website on the Azul Villa Carola, one of Karisma’s luxury villas!
“Art is expressed at a more ultra-luxurious and refined degree at Zoetry Wellness and Spa Resorts.”
Zoetry Spa Resorts offer new levels of pleasure, health, and luxury based on wellness, serenity and romance. Not only will you be pampered with healthy gourmet cuisine and spa experiences, but you will have many opportunities to participate in cultural, artistic and educational activities. Zoetry visitors are encouraged to contribute, voluntarily, to local communities and to the Earth in the spirit of both social and environmental responsibility. The three Zoestry resorts include Zoetry Paraiso de la Bonita Riviera Maya (Cancun), Zoetry Agua Punta Cana (Dominican Republic), and Zoetry Casa Del Mar Los Cabos (Los Cabos) each with with different styles, settings, and ambience – all offering serene, luxurious, earth-friendly, spa vacations.
Wellness at Zoetry resorts reaches beyond all traditional health, fitness, nutrition, and spa therapies and is centered in the realm of holistic health. Zoetry experts combine fitness with nutritional advice that focuses on each guest’s lifelong nutritional needs creating a sense of overall health and wellness. All Zoetry spas offer complete menus of holistic, Asian, hydrotherapy and other treatments to rejuvenate you. The Zoetry Paraiso de la Bonita spa offers the Thalassotherapy Spa, the first certified facility of this type in North America. Thalossotherapy utilizes heated seawater, seaweed and marine mud to bathe your skin in minerals and to remove toxins. Aquagym, Yoga, Meditation, Tai-Chi, Chinese medicine services, Mayan healing practices, and other services are included.
Zoetry provides professional Business Event Coordinators who expertly cater to your every conference, seminar, retreat, or any other business needs you might have in a paradise-like setting.
All indoor and outdoor meeting facilities will be coordinated. All audiovisual and computer needs will quickly and discreetly be handled and you will be free to take advantage of the resort for private parties with live entertainment, transportation, golf outings to the best courses the area has to offer, as well as many other tours which are tailored to each beautiful location.
Weddings and Honeymoons
What could be more romantic than a wedding and honeymoon by the sea? Zoetry’s professional wedding coordinators guide a bride and groom through every step of the most romantic wedding from flowers, to the food and beverages, entertainment, guest accommodations, transportation and all important legalities. Become husband and wife on the beach at dawn or in one of Zoetry’s fabulously appointed meeting rooms!
And if you’re looking for the most magnificent honeymoon resort, Zoetry offers king-sized beds, luxurious linens, lighting to set a romantic mood, and even passion oils, candles and aromatherapy that are selected by the bride and groom. Should you be too busy to leave your room, you may take advantage of Zoetry’s 24 hour in room dining service. And, of course, there are all of the other spa and resort services found at all Zoetry Spa Resorts.
Visit a Zoetry Spa Resort to refresh the inner and outer you and to enjoy a luxurious, serene, and earth-friendly vacation in one of three of the world’s most beautiful and romantic vacation destinations.
Four Seasons Resort in Bora Bora, French Polynesia This island paradise affords the guests so many features to help you release any of the problems from stress. When you arrive there are chilled aromatic towels and bottled water for your convenience. It is all part of the ambience that will help you feel the spell of exotic retreats. Located on a French Polynesia’s South Sea island, its picturesque lagoon and brilliant blue sky are the perfect setting to turn your visit into something truly magical. The spell that it inspires exudes the sense of peace and relaxation.
Following those long wooden walkways to your over the water bungalow or one of their seven villas overlooking the white sandy beach. Every detail has been designed to make your stay so comfortable and serene. You can enjoy looking forward to the added having the scent of vanilla linger in the air and use of black pearl textures in the spa. Plus you can enjoy the chance for alfresco dining while having a beautiful view of their famed lagoon.
The Peninsula Spa by ESPA Located in midtown Manhattan, this rooftop oasis is the perfect place to experience a professional devotion to all the body treatments and skin care aids that you would want from a spa. From their view of the city you can enjoy this sanctuary from the world that will truly lift you from any distractions so you can honestly immerse yourself in their services and wellness offerings. With the assistance of Asian, European and Ayurvedic philosophies of care you will experience a time of renewal and relaxation totally inspiring and luxurious.
They offer a complete selection of the latest cardiovascular exercise equipment with personalized trainers to assist you. Their decor of bamboo floors and ambient lighting truly will embellish the teak accents to help calm and motivate. You will also enjoy their cuisine that focuses in on providing you nutritional foods fashioned in a gourmet manner. It all represents the ultimate in spa retreats where every detail of your visit is carefully consider to make the entire time the most enhancing and rewarding you could have during your stay.
Mii Amo Arizona’s Sedona spa offers a truly incredible opportunity for personal transformation and self discovery. With the red rock landscape as backdrop you’ll enjoy the opportunity to spend time with their therapists who are masters at healing arts. They feature various forms of fitness help that will assist with mental, physical and spiritual well being. It is part of their goal to help you regain some sense of balance and reduce stress. Visitors often feel the allure of the mystical appeal that Sedona conveys as it inspires such a change to your life. For many there is nothing to compare with that sensation and all the positive ways it influences your life.
In addition, they offer cooking demonstrations with the use of their organically grown vegetables and many different outdoor activities. Plus there are such classes for dance and art to help give you a balance experience during your stay. This is more than just a simple retreat, Mii Amo, seeks to help you cleanse and calm every aspect of your life so you come away with new hopes and dreams. Picking Mii Amo for your spa needs will be a choice that will leave you touched and blessed in ways you can only appreciate after you have visited.
A growing idea; the Four Seasons resort program!
As the holidays quickly fade into memories and spring edges itself around the corner, we at Luxe Travel Deals are already learning and developing new strategies for the upcoming year. We are working on new ways to help reinforce our commitment to Citizen Diplomat and spreading the word about how luxury travel can and should be used to improve the world one person and one destination at a time.Great ideas develop when people become involved. The Four Seasons, Costa Rica luxury resort at Papgayo Peninsula is a perfect example of Citizen Diplomat and how companies and people can come together to help one another, making great things happen.
50 Four Seasons employees resort guests helped build a fence around a local Costa Rican school to keep the cows out of the classroom. The Principal was grateful to them, but when the volunteers saw that the classrooms had no furniture they created a fund to buy desks and chairs for the children.
This small idea turned into the development of the Growing Together Program. Since 2001, the Four Seasons’ luxury resort owners have been the backbone of this truly great and rewarding program. The program benefits rural communities on the Papagayo Peninsula through customized volunteer experiences. Staff ambassadors match resort guests, groups and families with volunteer opportunities. Opportunities such as; planting a garden at a local school to show children how to eat healthier, cleaning up the environment or adopting a family programs.
The resort has been awarded many titles and accolades including; “The most socially responsible of all hotels and resorts,” on the Virtuoso best of the best list for 2010.
This resort offers all the benefits of luxury that you will find in any other resort; pools, activities, gourmet food and spas. The only real difference is, it offers something that not many other luxury resorts do; time set aside with your family to help those in need. The benefits that your family will receive out of participation in an activity such as this, is immeasurable. Hopefully, this rewarding experience will carry through when you return home and encourage you to get involved and make a difference in your own community.
Spring-break is just around the corner and is a great time to plan a family vacation. None will compare to this one. Your children will have fun while participating in a truly unique experience and perhaps they will have something important to write about when they return back to school.
If your not comfortable with volunteering, there are other ways to help. The resort has a backpack buddy program that is fun and easy to participate in. The object is to simply, purchase a backpack, fill it with school supplies and bring it to the resort with you. The backpack will then be given to a needy child with your name and information so the child will know where the backpack came from. A simple idea, that makes a huge impact in the life of a child.
Travel is not about the how, it is about the why and the Four Seasons resort is a great example of how you can make a simple family vacation turn into a lifelong memorable experience.
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Chiva-Som Thai Luxury Resort
For the past 15 years, timeless Chiva-Som International Health Resort on a peaceful beach at the Royal City of Hua Hin, Gulf of Thailand has been inviting world-weary travelers to replenish themselves by following their personalized path to health and wellness under loving supervision of caring staff. This luxury resort 185 kilometers south of Bangkok is no ordinary place, and in some way defies description in terms of contemporary opulence. Guests are happy here.
In true luxury resort style, the 70 individual Spa Treatment Rooms complement a fusion of wellness opportunities that include a kinesis studio in addition to watsu, floatation and outdoor swimming pools. Elsewhere, kneipp baths, saunas and steam baths wait to welcome you to wellness after time spent healthily in the Spa gymnasium. Because fusion wellness is about sensible eating too, Chiva-Som specializes in supervised personal detox diets that ensure guests continue to enjoy everything that the resort has to offer.
A place for private contemplation in a luxury resort
Within the “Haven for Life” that is Chiva-Som, 58 stylishly equipped suites nestle within 7 acres of lush tropical gardens along the beachfront. Elsewhere Thai Pavilions offer moments for quiet contemplation, while gazing out to sea from a truly exceptional luxury travel resort.
Award-winning Spa cuisine features fresh organic fruit and vegetables from a private garden scented with intriguing flavors. Thai herbs and spices scintillate the senses when dining in the Emerald Room or at the Taste of Siam Restaurant by the sea. So proud are Chefs at Chiva-Som that you can take their recipes for tenderest steaks, softest chicken, delicate fish and freshest vegetables back home with you.
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Chic all inclusive Living in Turks and Caicos
From the moment that travelers arrive in Gansevoort Turks and Caicos Islands not far from Bermuda to the moment that they sadly depart again, this hip-hotel delights them with a chic vibe that you will not find in other Caribbean all inclusive resorts. All 84 luxury guestrooms, 32 opulent suites and 4 magnificent penthouses enjoy stunning water views, while beyond them, a 7,000 square foot rim pool and a perfect beach tempt too.
All inclusive in-room amenities in this perfect holiday destination include 24 hour room service, electric blackout blinds, LCD TVs, DVD players, BOSE® iPod Docking Stereos and complimentary estate wide Wireless Internet – could you ask for anything more this side of heaven?
All inclusive Spa and Bistro on Turks and Caicos Island
The unique Exhale Spa provides memorable opportunities to receive long lasting non-invasive skin care treatments at the loving hands of qualified technicians, just in case you lazed a little too long in the sun. A perfect day spent in luxury accommodations rolls into lazy nights that include a starlit stroll to Bagatelle Bistro and Beach Lounge for one of Chef Erik Peters French-Mediterranean masterpieces – you could savor these beneath fringed palms, on the beach or even on your own romantic private island floating in the pool. Lovers sometimes have their food delivered to them in their sculpted accommodations, or whip up their own love feasts in suites equipped with latest Liebherr, Gaggenau and Bosch magic.
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All inclusive luxury hotel on Grand Cayman
On Grand Cayman far out in the Caribbean Sea somewhere between Jamaica, the Yucatan Peninsula, Cuba and the Honduras, the spectacular Ritz-Carlton presents a paradise of luxury travel services on a triple archipelago that leads directly to the legendary Grand Cayman seven mile beach. Here even the most experienced travelers are stunned by design touches that perfectly complement the Island’s location in the tropics. Luxury all inclusive vacation packages on offer include access to a Ritz-Carlton lounge that redefines the luxury hotel experience in an exclusively intimate way.
The best available on Grand Cayman at all inclusive rates
La Prarie Spa Silver Rain provides patrons of luxury all inclusive Caribbean vacations the indelible experience of being spoiled in an understated atmosphere of sheer decadence. Guests relax while treatments seduced from many exotic cultures indulge them in body, mind and spirit too. After a busy day relaxing on Grand Cayman Island, guests delight in the culinary ecstasy created by master seafood chef Eric Ripert as he brings his ground-breaking visionary talents to bear on the word’s finest seafood. After that, it is time to retire to your suite on one of the best luxury Caribbean islands anywhere, following a quiet stroll on a restful beach.
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