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Ritz Carlton is bringing their unmatched luxury to the seas

Ritz Carlton, with their super lux hotels and resorts, is bringing their unmatched luxury to the seas.

The Super Yachts will feature all suites for 298 guests. Each with their own private terrace. This is not just luxury sailing. This is the ultimate yachting experience.

 

Ritz Carlton will focus on unique and prominent destinations with visits to ports that the larger ships cannot get to. There will be 7 to 10 night sailings and no 2 will be alike so back to back cruises can be done without visiting the same place twice. Many will have overnight stays so you can really experience the destination.

  

The Yachts will feature:

– The Yachts will be modern in design,
– The Signature Ritz service which is among the very best in the world
– Luxury amenities including the Ritz Carlton spa
– Elevated dining including a restaurant from Sven Elverfeld of Aqua, the three Michelin-starred restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton, Wolfsburg

 

Ritz Carlton will begin sailing in 2020. Reservations open in May 2018 for Ritz reward members and June to the public.

Give us a call for more details!


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Tauck new itinerary on the Rhine River with Oktoberfest

Tauck is introducing a new Rhine itinerary that coincides with the German beer festival, Oktoberfest.

The Rhine River is Europe’s most captivating rivers. It’s medieval churches & castles, hillside vineyards, and storybook villages.

Oktoberfest is a celebration of the Bavarian culture. And with this celebration, pints and pints and pints of BEER are drunk!

Fun fact about Oktoberfest – it began on October 12, 1810 as a celebration when Bavaria’s Crown Prince Ludwig married Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen. The wedding was celebrated with a few days of drinking. Oktoberfest was born!

 

Tauck has 2 departures in September 2019. It’s a 10 day trip which combines a 7 night cruise on the Rhine River with a 2 night stay in Munich – to celebrate Oktoberfest in the heart of it all!

The Itinerary Features:

  • Start in Amsterdam and their charming windmills and canals.
  • Sail upstream to Old Town Dusseldorf – a city with a thriving fashion and art scene
  • Continue on the Middle Rhine – also knows as the Romantic Rhine – you’ll pass countless castles and fortresses standing watch over the river.
  • A day in Old Town Heidelberg and the ruins of the castleExplore Frances Alsace countryside – with German and French influences. it’s a picturesque countryside dotted with vineyards and historic wine villages.
  • Arrive in Basel and visit Mt. Pilatus and lake side city of Lucerne

On day 8 you’ll have a brief visit in Lake Konstanz before you head to Munich for the 2 night Oktoberfest festivities.

For those seeking a truly luxurious and All Inclusive river cruise, Tauck is the perfect option for you. They are the premier river cruise line.

What’s included in your price?

Well that’s easy. We don’t have to go over a list of items that are included and the ones that are extra. They include every expense in their upfront price. There are no options sold EVER. And there’s no skimping.

Tauck is truly one of the best on the rivers. More than half of Tauck river cruisers take another Tauck journey within 3 years!

The Autumn Along the Rhine… Munich’s Oktoberfest itinerary has only 2 departures and some category rooms are selling fast so don’t wait!

Call us at 305-814-8184 or write us here with any questions.

Four Seasons bringing a luxury resort to a private island in Belize

5-Star luxury is coming to Belize.  Four Seasons plans to build a resort and residences on the private island of Caye Chapel in Belize.

Packed with both culture and adventure, Belize is one of the best vacation destination spots in Central America.   You get the best of both worlds with a coastline on the Caribbean Sea and an inland jungle.

Four Seasons Caye Chapel will be a luxury destination for the travelers and residence owners who are looking for the private luxury island experience.  It is scheduled to open in 2021.

So where is Caye Chapel?

The small island is located in the Belize archipelago in the Caribbean Sea.  The island is 16 miles from the main island of Belize City.  Getting there is easy, either a 30 minute boat ride or 10 minute flight.

The 280 acre island is outlined by 6 miles of pristine white sand beaches.

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Caye Chapel plans on building:

  • 100 guest rooms and suites with overwater bungalows
  • Approximately 50 Private Estate lots – these can be designed and built to your preference
  • 35 Private Residences

Each of the private and residence lots will have private beach and golf course access.  Choose to live on the east side of the island to enjoy the sunrises or the west side for the sunsets.

As with all Four Seasons properties, there will be plenty of amenities.  Here are a few:

  • 18-hole golf course designed by Greg Norman and Lorena Ochoa
  • Tennis courts
  • Health and wellness facilities
  • Union Harbour & Marina with a collection of shopping, dining, drinking, and entertainment
  • Young residents club
  • Two beach clubs
  • Sunrise Sanctuary – which is an ideal place for focus, meditation and silent sports.
  • Private airstrip

The island also features the Fabien Cousteau Nature and Conservation Institute and Adventure Center.  Fabien Cousteau is a world renowned oceanographic explorer, conservationist and documentary filmmaker.

Caye Chapel is within viewing distance to the UNESCO World Heritage designated Belize Barrier Reef System, the largest reef system in the northern hemisphere.

And don’t forget, this is an island where you can snorkel, paddle board, scuba dive, boat expeditions and many other aquatic adventures.

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