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Up and Coming Destinations for 2019

If you’re thinking about a different vacation experience beyond the usual destinations, consider some of these places we have picked as the top up-and-coming international destinations for 2019. Iceland Iceland is the top up-and-coming spot in Europe, according to the results of a survey of 1,000 North American travel advisors conducted by Travel Leaders Group as part of its annual trends survey. Peru topped the list for locations in Central and South America, with Thailand […]

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Differences between Sandals Overwater Bungalows

Which Sandals Over-the-Water Bungalow or Villa is right for you? Flying to Asia isn’t a requirement for overwater bungalow vacations anymore. Luxury over the water villas and smaller huts now lie on top of the Caribbean’s gorgeous turquoise waters. Introduced officially in 2017, Sandals overwater bungalows are a welcome addition to the landscape in both Jamaica and St. Lucia. Each bungalow or villa is a nod to the Tahitian tradition of stilted homes that easily […]

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3 Tips for Choosing the Best Overwater Bungalow

No other room type gets requested more at Bliss Vacations than the one and only overwater bungalow. Or as they are sometimes referred to ‘overwater villas’, ‘rooms on stilts’, ‘huts in the sea’, ‘bedrooms in the ocean’ – you name it, we’ve heard it! The islands of Tahiti are the official home of the overwater bungalow, the idea behind which is believed to have stemmed from the pearl farms which are similarly suspended and scattered […]

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What’s NOT included at Sandals Resorts?

What’s not included? For most guests the only extra cost would be an off resort activity such as zip-lining or swimming with dolphins, a spa treatment such as a massage or wrap (hot and cold plunge, steam, sauna and Jacuzzi are free) and shopping.  Optional services such as a private beach dinner or photo session can make a romantic vacation, honeymoon or anniversary extra special and these extras can be arranged as a surprise if you wish so please […]

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