Imagine spending your days soaking up the sun, wiggling your toes in soft sand and taking refreshing dips in the turquoise waters of the Caribbean, all while a personal butler brings you tropical drinks under your beach umbrella. This is what dream vacations are made of. A couples’ vacation in the Caribbean is the ultimate way to keep the romance going, whether you are honeymooning, renewing your vows or just looking for a romantic getaway.
Sandals Resorts offer 16 different all-inclusive luxury vacation deals throughout the Caribbean that allow you to enjoy a vacation-of-a-lifetime for one great price. Sandals has thought of every luxury imaginable and packed them into some of the most beautiful resorts in the world. Packages are designed to meet all of your needs, from airfare and round-trip airport transportation, all the way to photography and butler service.
Each of the sandals resorts are on beachfront property and guests are able to take advantage of some of the best scuba-diving and water sports in the Caribbean. Other amenities included are golf on world-class courses, epicurean delights from around the world and unlimited premium drinks — no well drinks here, thank you very much!
All-inclusive resort vacations take all of the stress out of planning your romantic getaway, allowing you to focus on what really matters — relaxing and having fun! These three picks each guarantee you will live the life you always dreamed of, at least as long as you are in the Caribbean.
This luxury destination in Jamaica has two different personalities. You can take advantage of the non-stop fun at the beach club or in one of the 11 bars, including the Rabbit Hole, a 1920s-style speakeasy. You and your sweetheart can enjoy a world-class meal in a traditional restaurant setting or heighten the romance by eating on a secluded hillside. If fast-paced fun is not what you are looking for, you can spend your time unwinding in the perfect seclusion of the 100-acre gardens that makes you feel like you are completely alone on the island.
Barbados is the latest addition to the Sandals family (until its newest sibling, Royal Barbados, makes its debut in December 2017), and works hard to live up to the resort chain’s expectations. With three separate villages to choose from, Barbados ensures luxury no matter what type of accommodation you prefer, however nothing can beat the swim-up suites of the resort’s Crystal Lagoon.
This island getaway is famous for its Sunset Bluff Village, which offers cliffside suites and some of the most stunning sunset views in the Caribbean. The village includes 24-hour butler service by staff trained to the standards of the Guild of Professional English Butlers. The resort itself is built around a half-mile of pristine beach and includes all of the amenities that make Sandals the epitome of luxury.
While all of the Sandals Resort locations are jam-packed with more options for fun, sport, food and entertainment than one person can handle, they are all surrounded by beautiful islands that each offer unique cultures of their own. Excursions around the islands are optional for an additional cost and the resort staff is accommodating in arranging for tours and activities during your stay.
What better setting for grandparents and granddaughters to connect and share than a fairy-tale château set beside a fabulous forest? The Gramping Getaway at Chateau Mcely Spa Hotel & Forest Retreat in Mcely, Czech Republic, offers a themed adventure centering around the charming story of the château’s Princess Nely and her magical cheetah friend Pralinka. The character of the princess is based on the children’s book Nely, the Princess of Chateau Mcely written by château owner Inez Cusumano.
As the only major U.S. airline to own a flight school, United Airlines already hit a major milestone, and now the carrier celebrates another important — and historic — step as the inaugural class of United Aviate Academy pilots graduates, leading the next generation of aviators. The 51 students in the graduating class were majority, at 80 percent, women and people of color — another stride toward United’s goal of training 5,000 new pilots by 2030 with half women or POC.
This October, take the whole family to London and take time to not only enjoy the classic sites but also these scary fun Halloween events and experiences. Whether it’s a spooky-filled trip to the London Zoo or a step into the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, here are the three can’t-miss experiences:
It’s time to start dreaming of your next family trip. Here’s some destination inspiration for you. Take a visual journey through Medellín, Colombia, with us.
United Airlines is in the midst of a major initiative to modernize its fleet over the next several years. After first announcing the plan in 2021, planes fitted with United’s signature interior are finally beginning to appear across the airline’s narrowbody fleet of Boeing and Airbus planes. United flyers are sure to notice these enhancements from the moment they step on board: Each new or updated plane sports remodeled seats, seatback entertainment screens for everyone, Bluetooth connectivity and more, all adding up to a better experience on every journey.
Make your family trip to Orlando so much more than just visiting the theme parks. Thanks to new vacation bundles from luxury hotels in Orlando, available as of Sept. 1, you can enjoy exclusive boating experiences during your trip.