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Whistler Blackcomb – British Columbia, Canada

Whistler Blackcomb - Ski resort

Whistler Blackcomb - Ski resort

Whistler Blackcomb is a major ski resort located 125 km north of Vancouver, in British Columbia, Canada. By many measures it is the largest ski resort in North America, and until 2009, had the highest vertical skiable distance by a wide margin. Whistler Blackcomb also features the Peak 2 Peak Gondola for moving between Whistler and Blackcomb mountains at the top; Peak 2 Peak holds records for the highest and longest unsupported cable car span in the world.

Top 3 Christmas Destinations

Lapland, Finland - Santa Claus

Lapland, Finland

Lapland, Finland

If you are in search of a rotund, jolly man in the red suit, Lapland is the place to go looking for him. Located just north of the Arctic Circle, Lapland is a real life Santa’s Village. Attractions include Santa’s Post Office and park in addition to a host of others. In Lapland, reindeer run free and are incorporated into much of the towns theme. You can enjoy a sleigh ride or an arctic safari or just check out the Northern Lights. Kids will love this location; it has a true North Pole Christmassy feel. Lapland is considered one of the best Christmas vacations.

 

 

St. James Montego Bay – Jamaica

St. James Montego Bay Jamaica

Situated near the beach in Montego Bay, Secrets St. James Montego Bay – Luxury All Inclusive is close to Montego Bay Marine Park, Doctor’s Cave Beach, and Agua Sol Theme Park. Additional attractions near this all-inclusive property include Walter Fletcher Beach and AquaSol Theme Park. This Montego Bay resort features gourmet dining, a gaming lounge and spacious suites with a soaking tub and private balcony. Sangster International Airport is an 8-minute drive from this resort.A full-service spa is available and guests can relax in the large freeform pool with a sun deck and lounge chairs. On-site activities include beach and pool volleyball, tennis and dance lessons.

Abu Camp – Botswana,South Africa

Luxury Abu Camp Okavango - Botswana

Abu Camp sits on a 400,000-acre private reserve in the Okavango Delta. The Delta, famous for its game reserves and abundant wildlife, is located in Botswana, one of southern Africa’s safest and most tourist-friendly countries. Flights into Botswana’s main airport, Sir Seretse Khama, are usually smaller carriers, operating through South Africa’s Johannesburg International Airport.

Chiang Mai – Thailand

Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai literally means “new city” and has retained the name despite celebrating its 700th anniversary in 1996. King Meng Rai the Great founded the city as the capital of the Lanna Kingdom on Thursday, April 12 1296 around the same time as the establishment of the Sukhothai Kingdom. King Meng Rai even conferred with his friends, King Ramkhamhaeng of Sukhothai and King Ngam Muang of Phayao before choosing the site where the capital of the Lanna Kingdom was to be founded. Henceforth, Chiang Mai not only became the capital and cultural core of the Lanna Kingdom, it was also to be the center of Buddhism in northern Thailand, King Meng Rai himself a very religious leader who even founded many of the city’s temples that remain important to this day.

Shangri – La’s Villingili – Maldives

Shangri-La's Villingili-Maldives

Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa is the first luxury resort in the Maldives to be located south of the equator.  Offering guests a stylish experience in a spacious, all-villa environment, the resort is surrounded by lush vegetation, including 17,000 coconut trees, and over six kilometres of picturesque coastline with nearly two kilometres of white-sand beaches.  Stylishly furnished accommodation includes private ocean retreats and tropical tree house villas – unique to the Maldives – with superb views. 

The Rock Restaurant – Zanzibar, Tanzania

The Rock Restaurant view from Michanwi Pingwe beach

The Rock Restaurant

‘The Rock Restaurant’ is built on a tiny ocean rock, in Zanzibar,  not distant from the shore of the beautiful Michanwi Pingwe beach. It takes just one look to understand that no pencil or brush could draw such beauty – only Mother Nature could have reach such heights.

Eating at Rock Restaurant is an experience you can’t miss: colours, relish and sensations blend together in unique magic. The restaurant serves a wide variety of sea food with a distinctly Zanzibari twist as well as a a selection of wines, beers and soft drinks.

Five Star Beach Hotels in Goa

A colourful pastiche of culture, fun, frolic and natural splendour, Goa is the land of gleeful carnivals, masqueraded bashes, verdant hills and gorgeous sun-kissed beaches. Incurring the highlights of the state, Goa hotels create a refreshing ambiance filled with serenity and serendipity. Staying at luxury class hotels are always a treat for they pamper their guests with a horde of arrangements taking care of all their requirements. Well fashioned and updated to latest technology, five star hotels in Goa are name for class, charming elegance and sophistication. The five star resorts located on the beach-front however, brings the best of Goan spirit to one’s doorsteps. Wake up to sounds of surf crashing on the shores and the silvery sands embroidering the azure waters of Arabian Sea as you book five star beach hotels in Goa. From the view to the interiors, services and ambiance everything is top-notch.

Bogmallo Beach Resort

Bogamallo Beach Resort

 

Tourists booking for the hotel can look forward to submerge in an ambiance  of beauty and serenity. The surrounding mysterious little islands,  shipwrecks in the silt and ceaseless expanse of the sea create the magic  which is further enhanced with the silver lining of the sandy beaches at the  end of the cove. The hotel nestled right next to the ocean is also known for  its refined sophistication and gamut of dining, wining and recreation  amenities for a leisurely stay.

Five Stars Cancun Hotels in Mexico

Cancun, Mexico is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Given this, it can be expected that there are quite a large number of hotels that cater to every requirement or budget of tourists. Indeed this is true, as Cancun has 26,000 rooms in different hotels, which does cater to the various needs of tourists. Evidence to this is the presence of hotels that offer more affordable rates downtown. However, Cancun does not have hotels that can cater to guests looking for more practical options, as Cancun also hosts some of the grandest and most luxurious hotels and restaurants that cater to the upwardly mobile who wish to visit Cancun.To cater to Cancun tourists who wish to enjoy luxurious amenities, a number of five star hotels are located in Cancun. These hotels offer world-class amenities, excellent hotel services making for a luxurious and memorable experience for their guests

Royal Hideaway Hotel

Royal Hideaway Hotel

 

The Royal Hideaway has five restaurants, two lounges, a beach club and a sport’s bar. It has 24-hour room service and offers sports activities like snorkeling, sailing, and water polo, kayaking, windsurfing and aqua aerobics. Usually, booking a room in this hotel entitles a guest to free champagne in addition to access to the hotels world-class amenities and services including three relaxation pools and a sport’s clinic.

The Baths – The Most Exotic Beach in The World

The Baths - Virgin Gorda

The Baths - Virgin Gorda

The Baths on Virgin Gorda’s northwest coast is one of the most visited places in the BVI by both tourists and locals. Located about 1,2 miles (2 km) south off the maintown Spanish Town at the southern tip of the island (between Spring Bay and Devil’s Bay), this is an area of unique geologic formations.It is a collection of giant boulders which form spectacular pools and grottos which flood with sea water at high tide.

The hundreds of huge boulders and rock formations are worn smooth by rain and sea water and form a maze that leads to Devil’s Bay beach. The Baths are a popular anchorage for visiting yachts and also a memorable day trip where you can snorkel in the clear blue water around the boulders or just chill out on the beautiful beaches.