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St. Lucia – the Most Romantic Honeymoon Destination

Looking for an exotic honeymoon getaway where you can enjoy five star accommodations and personal service? If so, St. Lucia is the place to go. Here you will find luxury private retreats for couples with stunning panoramic ocean and sunset views.  Since the atmosphere on the island is very intimate you will not find mega resorts here. Instead, all accommodation options are unique and personal focusing on adult only services. Because of its honeymoon nature you will find many island providers that will entice you with their custom all inclusive honeymoon packages. Typically such a package includes: Warm welcome – guests will get picked up and dropped off at departure. Upon arrival to their romantic home, honeymooners will be greeted with a welcome gift that includes a bottle of champagne. Luxury accommodations – it can come in the form of a special villa, intimate waterfront cottage or a private junior suite in a beachfront resort. What honeymoon packages have in common is they usually feature an open-floor living space with private outdoor pool revealing unobstructed Piton and sea views, which acts as an extra mood enhancer for the couple. Couples will also have access to very discrete butler service. All

Things to Know Before Visiting the Bahamas

What makes the Bahamas an attractive travel destination to Americans and visitors from around the world is the combination of good weather year round, picture-perfect beaches and the large selection of land and water activities. Getting to the Bahamas is easy and you can either fly here or come on a cruise ship. Here is what you need to know before you come. Passport requirement You will need your passport to visit the Bahamas, and it needs to be valid for at least six months after your trip. So if you still need to do some passport arrangements, make sure you give yourself enough time to obtain a passport before your departure date. Currency Even though the Bahamas have their own currency (Bahamian dollar), it is of equal value to the American dollar. So changing currency is not necessary. The American dollar is accepted everywhere and you can also use most debit cards and the standard credit cards – Visa, Mastercard and American Express. When you use your card there might be small international transaction fees. Accommodations Just like most of the Caribbean islands, the Bahamas are pricey. But you will get what you pay for. There are a few

Turks and Caicos Travel Tips

Tired of the hustle and bustle of busy life and crowded tourist destinations? If so, Turks and Caicos is your ultimate getaway. Escape to this secluded paradise and discover the island’s treasures – shimmering azure water, colorful coral reefs, long and soft-sanded beaches, a careless lifestyle and much more. The islands are well for offering seclusion, and even though in recent years popular chain restaurants and services have opened their doors to visitors, Turks and Caicos remains a secluded travel destination. Here are ten travel tips you need to know before you come. Choose your departure airport wisely Check the flights at your local airport, as well as other nearby airports. Based on the flight connection the closest airport is not always the best and fastest way to get to the islands. If there is a better connection from another airport consider departing from there. Plan your budget Visiting paradise comes at its price. The overall price of food and services is twice as high compared to the continental United States. So keep this in mind and if you need to, bring an extra credit card. In addition to the cost of paradise, everything needs to be imported here, so

Getting Married in Antigua

Imagine it’s your wedding day – you and your loved one holding hands surrounded by classic Caribbean scenery – palm trees, white sands, azure blue water and a tropical warm breeze creasing your hair. If this is how you have always dreamed of saying “I do”, come visit the island of Antigua. Getting married here is easy, inexpensive and there is no waiting time. There are three easy steps: visit the Ministry of Justice which is located on lower Nevis Street in downtown St. John’s, bring your valid passports, complete the application and pay the application fees (a registration fee of US $40, marriage license fee of US $150 and Marriage Officer’s fee of US $50). All you need is your valid passport in order to proof your citizenship. If you have had previous marriages, bring a proof of your divorce papers. If you are a widow or widower you will also need to bring your late spouse’s marriage and death certificate. Please bring all original documents. Necessary copies will be made in the Marriage Office. The legal marriage age in Antigua is 18, but if you are lucky to find your loved one earlier and you are 15+ you

Our Top Three Villa Picks on St. Lucia

Come to this fine island in the Caribbean to experience your ultimate romantic getaway. With its natural splendor, azure blue beaches and luxury accommodations the island of St. Lucia is the best choice for your romantic occasion. The island has two airports offering services for international flights from the U.S. and Europe and services for private jets as well. The island of St. Lucia offers a great selection of romantic and luxurious accommodations. Here are our top picks of the best what the island of Lucia has to offer. The Suites at Paradise Ridge Once a part of one of the largest and most famous Soufrière’s cocoa plantations, today The Suites at Paradise Ridge is part of the Ladera Resort set on 1,100 feet above sea level featuring spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea and the famous landmark of the Pitons. Most of the guests at The Suites at Paradise Ridge come here on their honeymoon, celebrating an anniversary or renewing their wedding vows. All villas are spacious with open-air design and unique Caribbean decor. Each villa is skillfully crafted in Ladera’s signature rainforest style featuring terracotta flooring, Soufrière stone and tile work crafted by St. Lucian masons and columns

Top Bahamas Attractions

Located southeast of Florida, the Bahamas is an archipelago of 700-plus islands. Grand Bahama and Paradise Island are among the best known and are home to many large resorts. The Bahamas are the quintessential Caribbean vacation destination where you will find many gorgeous white sand beaches, historical sites, museums, water parks, nature parks and so much more. Here are some of the most popular Bahamas attractions. Atlantis Bahamas, Paradise Island Located on Paradise Island, the Atlantis Resort is one of the Bahamas’ most popular tourist attractions, home to a casino, six lagoons, and a huge 141-acre water park, called Aquaventure. It is the perfect playground for the entire family. The resort also features top-notch accommodations, a golf course and several restaurants. Atlantis Bahamas also boasts the world’s largest open-air marine habitat. The aquariums are home to over 50,000 marine animals from over 200 species, including sharks, eels, piranha, rays and many more. Lucayan National Park, Grand Bahama Island Located on Grand Bahama Island, Lucayan National Park features 40 acres of palm, pine and mangrove trees, as well as beautiful Gold Rock Beach, the Burial Mound Cave and Ben’s Cave, both of which are part of one of the world’s longest

Our Top Three Villa Picks on Turks & Caicos

Turks and Caicos is a beautiful group of 40 low-lying islands in the Caribbean, located southeast of the Bahamas. The gateway island of Providenciales, known as Provo, is home to expansive Grace Bay Beach, as well as numerous luxury resorts, shops and restaurants. There is also no shortage of private luxury villas for travelers seeking ultimate comfort and privacy. Here is our top three villa picks on Turks and Caicos. Hawksbill Villa Hawksbill is an eight bedroom beachfront villa on Grace Bay, accommodating up to sixteen guests. The bedrooms are spread across different buildings, which makes it the perfect retreat for a large family, corporate gathering or other special event. Hawksbill can be rented as either a 5, 6, 8, or a 10 bedroom villa if combined with the adjacent beach house. The villas feature contemporary Caribbean design and natural materials, including stones and different types of wood that create a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Located on the property is a long swimming pool perfect for laps, a Jacuzzi, a gym, a tennis and a basketball court. Hawksbill boasts a high vaulted ceiling and an open floor plan in its living and dining area with plenty of windows that create

5 Things to See and Do on Antigua

Situated in the eastern Caribbean, the island of Antigua is a popular year-round travel destination. Many visitors arrive at the cruise ship port in the picturesque capital of St. John’s, where shops, restaurants, museums and historic buildings are the prime draws. Popular activities include a variety of water sports, such as swimming, surfing, diving, sunbathing, sailing, windsurfing and fishing. Below are five popular things to see and do on Antigua. Stingray City Looking for a fun and unique adventure? Located just a five-minute speedboat ride off Antigua’s eastern shore is Stingray City, a shallow pool with a sandy ocean bottom amid a tropical coral reef that’s home to hundreds of friendly stingrays. Watch these magnificent creatures glide through the crystal clear waters. If you want, you can stand, swim or snorkel with them. Feeling the stingrays’ smooth bodies brush against your skin is a highlight of this adventure. Nelson’s Dockyard National Park Located in English Harbour, Nelson’s Dockyard National Park is one of Antigua’s most popular tourist attractions. It is home to the island’s 18th century British Naval Dockyard, as well as restored historic buildings and scenic nature trails. The restored marina features beautiful old stone warehouses, and visitors also

Over Yonder Cay – One of the Best Vacations in the World

Located in the heart of the Bahamas’ Exuma chain about 200 miles from Florida, Over Yonder Cay is the perfect vacation destination if you are looking for privacy and ultimate luxury. The 72-acre island used to be a quaint fishing outpost in the past. Today, it features four stunningly beautiful island villas spread out around the island, yet within a golf cart ride away from each other. Each one of the villas offers an amazing level of comfort and features stunning architectural design and state-of-the-art green energy technology. The main villa, Meridian House, offers guests plenty of space, with four en-suite bedrooms that sleep eight guests. It is situated on the highest point of the island with panoramic sweeping views of the Exumas on all sides. Situated close to the main beach is West Sands, which accommodates eight guests as well. This villa also has four bedrooms, two of which share a bathroom. Overlooking the eastern beach is East Cove, which also sleeps eight guests. The remaining villa, South Point, is surrounded on two sides by the sea as it is located on a peninsula. The villa has room for six guests, with three bedrooms, two of which share a

Ultimate Diving Adventure – Dive the Titanic

Looking for a unique and once-in-a-lifetime diving adventure? Blue Sky Luxury Concierge, in partnership with The Bluefish, are offering limited dives to the legendary “unsinkable” Titanic! Two identical expeditions will set sail from St. John’s in Newfoundland. This extremely rare diving adventure will take you to a depth of 12,500 feet on board the MIR I or II submersibles. The dates are yet to be released, but participation is limited to just 20 divers per expedition, so if you are interested in this adventure, book your seat as soon as possible. The MIRs accommodate one pilot and two passengers. After a briefing, you’ll enter the submersible and the on-board crane will lift the MIRs into the ocean. You’ll then begin your descent at a rate of 100 feet per minute. The entire dive takes about 11 to 12 hours during which you’ll get in close proximity to the Titanic. The submersible’s bright lights will pick up her huge anchors, which are larger than the submersible, as well as the capstans, the bridge and the famous grand staircase, all nestled amongst rivers of rust as the ocean slowly consumes the grand old lady. You’ll also get to see the Titanic’s telemotor,

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