New & Noteworthy Summer 2017

Exotic beach bungalows nestled in a landmark known for its rich flora and fauna an eco-conscious resort is just the latest complement to the Sian Ka’an biosphere is a UNESCO World Heritage site on the Caribbean coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. Head south of Tulum to find the private and exclusive KanXuk Blue Maya Resort Located in the Sian Ka’an Biosphere coastline in Quintana Roo, Mexico. The views of the crystal-clear Caribbean waters and white sands are spectacular, and just on the other side is the famous San Juan Lagoon Jungle. Both villas and bungalows offer either vista.

Want to stay in? Well, there’s plenty to do there too, offering some quite unique for a resort in this area. Pop a snack into the in-room microwave, relax and tune into a little television, all in air-conditioned comfort while lounging in a handmade artisan furniture sourced from local wood. If staying in the premium bungalow, dine in the privacy of your own garden and spend the day by the exclusive dipping pool. All accommodations come complete with butler service, if desired.

Eco-conscious travelers need not worry because the primary sources of power for this resort is solar and wind. Do drink the water here. A natural underground cistern provides fresh, filtered water. Elect an all-inclusive experience or a European bed-and-breakfast plan. The all-inclusive pampers with fine dining, a liquor selection from around the world and the pȉece de résistance, VIP transportation to and from Cancun airport by land, sea and even air – yes, a helicopter can be your transport upon landing, if requested.

One to watch is Silversands Grenada, the upcoming high-concept, high-design, boutique hotel that will make its debut in Spring 2018 with a villa purchase option, as well. Keep an eye out for that coverage in upcoming issues.   

Nassau, Paradise Island has guests wondering where to begin. With an array of enticing additions and renovations, plan an extended stay in majestic style. The Grand Hyatt Baha Mar is imposing, indeed. Boasting the largest casino in the Caribbean, after a round of golf on the 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Course, cool off with premier beach and pool access. Then, plan a trip back to experience the slated additions to this expanse of a property, as the 1,800 rooms will be joined by the SLS Baha Mar in fall 2017, followed by the opening of Rosewood Baha Mar in spring 2018. There’s lots for the entire family to do or not do and there’s ample space to get lost in paradise, in grand style.

Family is fun, but sometimes there’s only the company of fellow adults as traveling companions, and this latest addition to Paradise Island exceeds any couple’s expectation. The Warwick Paradise Island – Bahamas has all the amenities for just that. This all-inclusive rendezvous has ample dining options, and on-site spa and salon services to stay refreshed and stunning after a day of tanning or volleyball on the private harbor-front beach. For lovers exploring locales for their nuptials, try saying “I do” by the water’s edge. An ideal locale for a wedding or just a respite from the daily grind, watch the hustle and bustle of the outside world all pass by as if in a place far away, and revel in the thought that you’re not a part of it, just a spectator from your private harbor.  

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