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Relish in Sustainable Luxury & 400 Acres of Organic Farmland on Kittitian Hill in St. Kitts

Dec 11, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Life in the Caribbean seems to be just a bit simpler and quieter than the ones we lead in the States. Maybe it’s those warm breezes and sparkling turquoise waters, or the easy-going vibe the locals give off, but no matter which island you’re on, you’re sure to feel relaxed. And stateside, we can’t help but be envious of the tranquil destination that is the Caribbean.

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Why Choose Just One Caribbean Destination When You Can Island Hop With a Catamaran Yacht?

Sep 6, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

This winter, Sunsail, a sailing and water sports vacation company, is offering a charter around the Caribbean that'll make for an unforgettable holiday adventure. While everyone back home is stuck dealing with cold weather and ridiculous parking during the season, you could be sailing turquoise waters in warmth and style.

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The Revitalized Condado Vanderbilt Looks to Regain its Prestigious Status as a Playground for the Elite

Dec 3, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Condado Vanderbilt Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico has been a long time coming—ten years, to be exact. Finally re-opened this December, the once historic hotel has undergone a $200 million revitalization which included the construction of new Suite Towers.

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Live the Rockstar Life at Eden Rock St Barths' 16,000-Square-Foot Villa

Nov 14, 2014  |   Contributor: Sarah Gilbert

Our puddle-jumper flew over pool-blue water and red-tiled rooftops before threading its way through two jagged, green peaks, and as I gave a sharp intake of breath, landed perfectly on the second shortest runway in the Caribbean. An equally short drive later and we were being greeted by our personal butler at the door to Eden Rock’s Villa Rockstar.

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Give the Best Gift Ever With Magellan Private Jets and Four Seasons Resort Nevis

Nov 6, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

We’re six days into November, and although Thanksgiving hasn’t even passed, I’m willing to bet many of you have already begun considering what to get the special people in your life for Christmas. (Mom, if you’re reading this, I’d like a Taylor acoustic guitar).

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Classy Cancun: Club Med is a Lavish Breath of Fresh Air for Vacationing Families & Couples

Oct 10, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Cancun—the city of spring break, 24-hour nightclubs and more alcohol than a fraternity could down in a week—or at least that’s what I’ve always thought. Before last weekend I had never been there and its tales of rumpus frivolity and potentially illicit activities did not put it high on the list of places I needed to see before I die, but that was until I actually visited the coastal city.

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Is Aruba the Caribbean Island For You? See What it Has to Offer Before Booking

Oct 1, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico  |  1 Comment

If you would have told me a year ago that I would be traveling to Aruba in 2014, I wouldn’t have believed you. Don’t get me wrong, I travel frequently and have plans to explore every part of the world; but the small Caribbean island of Aruba? It was nowhere near the top of my list of excursions in the coming years.

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Where to Sleep, Dine With Locals & See Leatherback Turtles on the Island of Barbados

Jul 15, 2014  |   Contributor: Dorothy Cascerceri

The motto at Mango Bay Barbados is a simple one: "Nothing is a problem." When it comes to places to stay on the Caribbean island of Barbados, nicknamed "Little Britain" for its many British influences, you would be hard-pressed to find a resort where the personalized service meets or exceeds the Mango Bay experience.

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W Retreat and Spa - Vieques Island Offers an Award-Winning Caribbean Experience Just Off Puerto Rico's Mainland

Jun 16, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Located on a small isle just a short hop from the Puerto Rican mainland, W Retreat and Spa – Vieques Island is an ideal destination for those who want to be just out of reach of throngs of tourists and a unique and memorable vacation.  

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Play Like a Vegas High-Roller While Soaking Up the Caribbean Sun at The Westin Dawn Beach, St. Maarten

Jun 11, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

As palm fronds sway in the courtyard and the calming ocean beckons guests during the day, the leisure and comfort of The Westin Dawn Beach Resort & Spa, St. Maarten offers a delightfully exciting contradiction to the peaceful shore with a Vegas-style casino to whisk nights away. Along with a wide variety of water activities and ways to truly unwind around the property and St. Maarten, this Westin resort is well worth considering for an upcoming getaway.

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Q&A: Sandals Resorts International Founder Gordon “Butch” Stewart & Son Talk Brand & Family

May 30, 2014  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Sandals Resorts International, the pioneering all-inclusive brand whose cheery late-night TV commercials fueled American dreams of sun-splashed Jamaican vacations in the ‘80s and ‘90s, has enjoyed a brand renaissance in post-recession years. With founder Gordon “Butch” Stewart working hand-in-hand with his adult children including son Adam Stewart in the CEO role, the brand is attaining ever-higher luxury standards while expanding its footprint to a half-dozen other island nations.

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Spontaneous, Eco-Conscious, Social & Other 2014 Wedding Trends As Seen at Top Hotels

May 28, 2014  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

It’s nearly wedding season, so congratulations to all couples en route to their “I do” moment. We won’t say “en route to the altar,” because altars aren’t a necessary element anymore—and neither are white dresses, seating arrangements or shoes, for that matter. A luxury wedding in 2014 is all about creating maximum joy and meaningfulness for the couple and the guests. If traditions fit into the plan, great, if not, they get a reboot. Here are some of our favorite trends, sourced from wedding experts in top destinations.

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Diving & Snorkeling Are Out: These 6 Deep Sea Submarine Tours Are In

Apr 25, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Okay, so you’ve traveled the world enough to be over the traditional tours that are offered at each different country, and are probably in need of something a little different on your next adventure. Growing in popularity among travelers is submarine tourism, which isn't a new concept per se, but has picked up speed in the last few years. 

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Top 20 Most Expensive Resorts in the Caribbean

Apr 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Remember when Travie McCoy sang about wanting to be a billionaire “so freaking bad” that he would give away cars, be on the cover of Forbes Magazine and adopt babies like Brangelina? Well, maybe Travie didn’t know about the Caribbean’s most expensive hotel, otherwise I’m sure the lyrics would have included a stay at the exclusive Lighthouse Bay Resort.

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6 Amazing Spots to Go Snorkeling in the Caribbean

Apr 23, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico  |  1 Comment

The Caribbean Sea offers a wealth of marine life and coral reefs to explore by snorkeling. But depending on what you’re looking to see, it’s best to know exactly what kind of offerings each destination has before booking your vacation. If you’re in the mood for kissing Stingrays, there’s a place just for you; if you’d rather meander over a 600-foot hole, we’ve got just the spot. These are six cool locations in the Caribbean to fill any snorkeler’s appetite.  

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