Secrets opens two new resorts in Montego Bay, Secrets Wild Orchid and Secrets St. James
We just returned from a three days stay at Secrets Wild Orchid in Jamaica. There are actually two resorts at this location, Secrets St. James and Wild Orchid. They are located just a short bus trip away (15-20 minutes) from the airport in Montego Bay. Although they are separate resorts, they are right next to each other and you can walk between them, use their pools and beaches as you like. St James beach has all the water sports equipment such as kayaks, hobie cats, etc.
For those of you who haven’t been to Vegas in a while, there are some new and exciting hotels in town with the recent completion of the City Center project located between Bellagio and the Monte Carlo.
The highlight of our summer last year was our Signature Horizon Club Cruise to the Mediterranean honoring Crystal Cruise's top producing travel agencies on board the beautiful Crystal Symphony.
The luxurious 50,000-ton, 922-guest Six-Star Crystal Symphony is one of the most spacious cruise ships at sea. Onboard amenities include grand lounges, full-service fitness facility, Crystal casino, Feng Shui-inspired spa, 360° teak Promenade Deck,two pools, Jacuzzi, award-winning cuisine and entertainment, in addition to, elegantly appointed staterooms most with private verandahs.
If you want to combine the great outdoors and mix in a little luxury, the Fairmont Hotels in the Canadian Rockies offer adventure, abundant wildlife, and luxurious accommodations. There are three terrific destinations to choose from; Chateau Lake Louise, Jasper Park Lodge, and Banff Springs.
Casa de Campo is a lush Caribbean retreat of elegance and beauty in the Dominican Republic. This upscale resort villa community covers 15,000 acres that includes an upscale hotel, five golf courses, shooting area, marina, shopping and restaurants. If you have seen the Big Break golf show on the golf channel, they filmed at Teeth of the Dog, one of the top rated Caribbean golf courses. For golf lovers, this is one of the top rated destinations for golf in the Caribbean.
An island paradise. With 118 islands and atolls that comprise this ideal South Pacific destination, the islands of Tahiti continue to seduce vacationers in search of a tranquil escape. With islands boasting high, rugged mountain peaks, coral reefs, white sand, palm-fringed beaches, turquoise-blue lagoons and emerald-green waters, this island paradise has something for everyone.
This is our second cruise on Crystal and it turned out to be even better than our previous one two years ago. Crystal Cruises offers numerous luxury travel packages. Condé Nast Traveler magazine again voted Crystal Cruises their “Favorite Cruise Line: Large Ship.” in September. The Crystal Serenity had a stellar itinerary: Venice, Dubrovnik, Croatia; Sorrento, Italy; Rome, Porto Venere, Italy; Livorno/ Florence, Italy, finishing up in Monte Carlo.
There are a lot of options for a Hawaiian vacation. Many visitors make the mistake of excluding Oahu. It’s one island that needs to be explored to be appreciated. The Big Island is just that, big and open. Nothing big city here, but plenty to keep you busy and involved. Oahu and the Big Island, two great choices for your next Hawaiian vacation.