A little of this and a little of that from the world of travel!
Ritz-Carlton, South Beach, FL…. Diamonds and more diamonds! For a very special getaway the Ritz-Carlton has a package called “To Di For” including the Precious Ceremony Diamond Facial – yes a diamond infused facial treatment. You will also receive a 18 k white gold and diamond “Love Knot” ring by Miami-based Duchap Jewelers. So if you want to sparkle, the starting cost is $4,954 a night! There are people living a different life style them I am.
Louvre-Lens – sister museum of the world famous Louvre – located in Lens France, just over an hour from Paris by train. this former coal-mining town of 36,000 has received UNESCO World Heritage status. Calling all art lovers!
Sandals La Source Grenada Resort & Spa – the former La Source Resort was bought in November by Sandals Resorts making it their first resort in Grenada. Imagine stunning beaches and waterfalls, lush rain forests and pristine mountain lakes. Opening November 20, 2013.
Cruise ship Internet provider MTN Satellite Communications – will introduce changes that will dramatically improve the speed of Internet service at sea in the second quarter of 2013. This is good news for all the cruisers that want to stay connected while away from home. The cost of Internet service has been high and with slow service it could be costly.
Walt Disney World’s – New Fantasyland, the biggest expansion in Magic Kingdom Park history, doubling it’s size. Be immersed in the story of Beauty and the Beast and dine in the middle of Beast’s Castle at the new Be Our Guest Restaurant – reservations are 6 months out. The second new castle Prince Eric’s Castle brings you into Ariel’s world…you get to board a giant clam shell. The Disney Imagineers have used the newest high tech to up date Fantasyland making it a special experience for all the family!
Did you Know…Puerto Rico
is listed as one of the Hottest Travel Destinations by Travel and Leisure Magazine
Puerto Rico’s East Course,Dorado Beach was one of 7 Golf Courses to Play in 2013 by Forbes Magazine. Originally designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr, just underwent an extensive 18-month renovation by Robert Trent Jones Jr. Renovation of the West Course is coming. After a round of golf relax at the Ritz-Carlton.
Passport – not needed by U.S. Citizens for direct travel to U.S. territories, including Puerto Rico and the US. Virgin Islands – just pack your bags.
Caribbean & Bermuda Wreck Diving –
Cayman Island – the U.S.S. Kittiwake, a 251-foot, 2,220-ton, five deck navel vessel was deliberately sunk off the northern end of Grand Cayman’s Seven Mile Beach. In water 64-feet deep and only 15 feet from the surface. Off Cayman Brac’s West End divers will find the Russian frigate, MV Captain Keith Tibbetts.
Grenada – home to the largest drivable wreck in the Caribbean, the Bianca C – Titanic of the Caribbean. The 600-foot long Italian liner sits upright in 165 feet of water. Often called one of the top 10 wreck sites in the world. There are dozens of wrecks to explore.
Barbados-the five wrecks in Carlisle Bay are some of the most accessible wrecks, the shallowest only seven feet from the surface. Being so near the surface it has lots of growth and fish life.
Curacao – has the Superior Producer which is upright. There are two other areas to check out Airplane Wreck and Car Wrecks.
Bermuda – has more shipwrecks per square mile than anywhere else in the world. See wrecks dating from the 1600s.
Imagine the Possibilities…