Chocolate Heritage Month in St Lucia

August is Chocolate Heritage Month in St Lucia, dedicated to celebrating the thriving cocoa industry and the production of chocolate. Visitors to the island can take part in cocoa plantation tours, sample chocolate-inspired dishes and indulge in spa treatments that make use of the product.
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Introduction to Waves Hotel and Spa

In August 2016 Waves Hotel and Spa is re-opening its doors to the public as a part of the Elegant Hotels portfolio. The hotel has been completely transformed to become an all-inclusive resort with a focus on wellness and the mind, perfect for those looking for a relaxed Caribbean holiday.Day Bed at Waves Hotel and Spa

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Caribbean food festival in the British Virgin Islands

Peter Island Resort & Spa is holding a food festival in November 2016 which will celebrate Caribbean cuisine and cooking techniques, bringing together chefs from across the region for a weekend of delicious food and culinary competitions. Run in association with the British Virgin Islands tourist board, the event will raise money for the Peter Island Culinary Scholarship Fund which assists aspiring culinary professionals.

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St Lucia Travel Tips

It’s important to be armed with all the facts when embarking on your dream holiday! So here are all the essential travelling tips that you need to make the most of your stay in St Lucia – from getting around the island to service charge; this post should give you the essential facts and information that often gets forgotten.

Windjammer Aerial View

 

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Sailing holidays in the Caribbean

With clear, turquoise waters and cooling Atlantic breezes, the waters surrounding the Caribbean islands of Antigua and Grenada are ideal for sailing. The Caribbean is the perfect holiday destination for those who wish to get out on the water, either while staying at a resort where guests can sail dinghies or go on boat trips on board larger vessels, or while staying on board a yacht and touring around the region. However,  you don’t have to have a good pair of sea legs, guests and spectators can enjoy the maritime events that take place throughout the year.

Call our friendly specialists on 01752 880 880 to discuss your Caribbean sailing holiday, whether you wish to stay on a yacht or back on dry land.

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Julia’s Antigua trip diary

Julia, a member of our sales team, tells us all about her trip to Antigua:

Stepping onto my British Airways flight, I began my journey to Antigua with excitement. This would be my third visit, and flying in the Club World cabin was a real treat.
Upon arrival in Antigua we were met by Randy and Passion, our tour guide and driver for the week. No matter how many times I return to the Caribbean, I am always bowled over by the genuine friendliness shown by the locals. As always, even arriving in rainy season, the sun was shining bright and the temperature was high. I knew at this point I was going to have a good week!

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Solos holidays – best Caribbean destinations for single travellers

The Caribbean may conjure up images of romantic sunsets and secluded beaches, but it is in fact a great place for single travellers! With a huge range of resorts available – all with different atmospheres and activities on offer – a solo holiday can be filled with activity and adventure or can be a quiet and peaceful getaway in beautiful surroundings. Continue reading “Solos holidays – best Caribbean destinations for single travellers”