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Archive for May, 2013

Sandals Negril, Jamaica

Anne Del Vecchio, Your Personal Travel Consultant (208) 964-3578

Call me today so you can start walking on that seven mile beach very soon!

Hello Dear Travel Friends,

I just got back from Jamaica and let me tell you, once again, I was overjoyed with the pampering, dining and luxury of the Sandals resorts.  Sandals Negril was an absolute favorite of mine.   Can’t wait to share my pictures with you.

What I loved was the beautiful white sand beach that went on forever.  You can walk as far as you wish along the water past other resorts to little beach bars.  Dine on the beach while watching amazing sunsets.  Or be pampered in the Red Lane Spa with tropical inspired treatments.  Gorgeous, luxurious, relaxing…Oh my!  I’m going back!

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There are so many reasons to recommend Sandals Negril.  Here are my top 10.

Reason for recommending this resort:

1.        Incredible beach, luxurious resort.

2.       Fun beach party night

3.       Free wedding with magenta orchids, cake, champagne

4.       Premium wines are standard

5.       Has a country cottage feel rather than high rise.

6.       Romantic Candlelight dinners in exquisite gazebos

7.      Waterfront locations to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner

8.  Perfect location for amazing sunsets

9.  Trees that fall are carved into fun art work

10. Snorkeling trips included and many non-motorized water toys

OK…How about the top 11.       Some rooms that walk right out onto the beach




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What could be more beautiful than a wedding dinner in this lovely gazebo by the blue water? ???????????????????????????????



Check out some of these very special rooms that have their own pools or walk out onto the beach…





Carry your sweetheart away to Sandals Negril because this table is reserved for you!  Or maybe me and my HoneyBear if I get there first.


Call me for reservations…I guarantee the best price!  

Anne Del Vecchio, Your Personal Travel Agent   (208) 964-3578







El Dorado Casitas Royale, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Ever seeking to discover the most wonderful resorts for my clients, the lure of sun and sand drew me to the Riviera Maya, Mexico for a fantastic experience at the El Dorado Royale.  If you are longing for a ROMANTIC CELEBRATION FOR JUST THE TWO OF YOU, this is the place.  I stayed in the Casitas Suite which was like my own little bungalow (palapa) with a private pool and poolside bar for the little courtyard of suites.

One of Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Top 100 Hotels in the World and a AAA Four Diamond Resort, El Dorado Casitas Royale  is the top of romantic seaside luxury.

Here I am with a travel agent friend being welcomed at the resort with a glass of champagne.  (I’m the one on the left.)

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Snuggled along the beach in a separate, private area on Mexico’s Riviera Maya, El Dorado Casitas Royale is an adults-only resort made for romance. An impressive selection of amenities and services make this an unmatchable destination for romantic escapades, weddings, honeymoons, and anniversaries.

Unwind in your private, picturesque Casita on the beach and enjoy the luxurious space with an in-suite Jacuzzi. Enjoy gourmet dining at seven different delicious restaurants. Cater in rejuvenating Spa services, including the popular couples massage lessons. Delight on 13 swimming pools by day, and participate in the exciting nightlife.

Click on the slippers to watch my video when I first entered my room: ( Then click the back arrow to return to this blog for more pictures.)

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More pictures….so you can imagine yourself lounging in your own Casita or out by your pool or beach….

My Casita



Jacuzzi Bath

Day Bed on the Veranda

Shower Grotto
Table for Two

Table for Two

Shower Grotto

Now let’s go outside… the temperature is marvelous, the sand is soft white, the sea aqua blue, my pool a step away…Ahh!karisma fam 168

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Wander down the path to the El Dorado Royale proper to visit the SWIM UP SUITES, just in case that type of room is your preference.

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ROMANCE IS THE FOCUS OF THE EL DORADO so embrace a wedding, anniversary, candle light dinner or fine dining.  The options are many for lovers to share.

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Fine food a la carte made every meal a pleasure!

Now please excuse me while I relax on a swing waiting for my marquerita!  Adios!

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