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Travel Agent, since 1984 Custom Global Itinerary Planning, Leisure and Corporate Luxury Markets

Black Friday Blowout

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2018 Vacation Deals to Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America and Hawaii

With our Black Friday Blowout, you can kick off the holiday season right and save up to 60% off select hotels, plus enjoy a savings of up to $200* for a family of four with code:   BLACKFRIDAY17!

Escapes to the beach have never been priced so low! Plan your tropical vacation to some of our favorite resorts throughout Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, and Hawaii today! Book by November 30, 2017.

Participating Hotels:

Riu Palace Antillas
Riu Palace Aruba
Divi Aruba All Inclusive
Barceló Aruba
Holiday Inn Resort Aruba
Divi Village All Inclusive Villas

Fairmont Southampton

Cancun/Riviera Maya
Riu Caribe
Riu Dunamar
Riu Lupita
Riu Palace Las Americas
Riu Palace Mexico
Riu Palace Peninsula
Riu Palace Riviera Maya
Riu Playacar
Riu Tequila
Riu Yucatán
Riu Cancun
Breathless Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa
IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel Paraiso
IBEROSTAR Paraiso Lindo
IBEROSTAR Paraiso Maya
Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun
Secrets The Vine Cancun
Now Jade Riviera Cancun
IBEROSTAR Paraiso del Mar
Grand Bahia Principe Coba
Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun
Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun
Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa
Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa
Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun
Secrets Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort
Azul Beach Resort Riviera Maya, by Karisma
Azul Beach Resort Sensatori Mexico, by Karisma
Azul Beach Resort The Fives Playa del Carmen, by Karisma
GR Caribe by Solaris Deluxe All Inclusive Resort
GR Solaris Cancun
Royal Solaris Cancun
Grand Oasis Cancun
Grand Oasis Palm
Grand Oasis Sens
Grand Oasis Tulum
Oasis Cancun Lite
Oasis Palm
Oasis Smart
Oasis Tulum Lite
The Pyramid at Grand Oasis Cancun
Hard Rock Hotel Cancun
Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya
Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya – Heaven Section
UNICO 20˚87˚

Sunscape Curaçao Resort, Spa & Casino

Secrets Aura Cozumel
Sunscape Sabor Cozumel

Cartagena de Indias
Holiday Inn Cartagena Morros
Intercontinental Cartagena de India

Costa Rica
Riu Palace Costa Rica
Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica
Riu Guanacaste
Riu Palace Costa Rica

Grand Cayman
Margaritaville Beach Resort Grand Cayman
Wyndham Reef Resort Grand Cayman

Hawaii – Kauai
Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa

Hawaii – Maui
Ka’anapali Beach Hotel
Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa

Hawaii – Oahu
Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach
Prince Waikiki

Hawaii – Island of Hawaii
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel

Dreams Huatulco Resort & Spa
Secrets Huatulco Resort & Spa

Barceló Ixtapa
Las Brisas Ixtapa

IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel Rose Hall
IBEROSTAR Rose Hall Beach
IBEROSTAR Rose Hall Suites

  Jamaica (continued)
Zoëtry Montego Bay Jamaica
Riu Ocho Rios
Grand Bahia Principe Jamaica
Riu Montego Bay
Couples Negril
Couples Sans Souci
Couples Tower Isle
Couples Swept Away
Riu Negril
Riu Palace Jamaica
Riu Palace Tropical Bay
Riu Reggae
Holiday Inn Resort, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Royalton Blue Waters
Royalton White Sands
Royalton Negril
Hideaway at Royalton Negril
Meliá Braco Village
Jewel Paradise Cove Beach Resort & Spa, a Curio Collection by Hilton
Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa, a Curio Collection by Hilton
Jewel Runaway Bay Beach & Golf Resort

La Romana
Dreams La Romana Resort & Spa
Dreams Dominicus La Romana
Grand Bahia Principe La Romana
Luxury Bahia Principe Bouganville Don Pablo Collection
IBEROSTAR Hacienda Dominicus
Catalonia Gran Dominicus

Los Cabos
Royal Solaris Los Cabos All Inclusive Resort & Spa
Riu Santa Fe
Riu Palace Cabo San Lucas
Secrets Puerto Los Cabos Golf & Spa Resort
Paradisus Los Cabos

Riu Emerald Bay

Nassau/Paradise Island
Riu Palace Paradise Island
Breezes Resort Bahamas
Meliá Nassau Beach All Inclusive

Riu Playa Blanca
Dreams Delight Playa Bonita Panama

Puerto Plata
Riu Bachata
Riu Merengue
Sunscape Puerto Plata Dominican Republic
Grand Bahia Principe San Juan

Puerto Vallarta/Riviera Nayarit
Now Amber Puerto Vallarta
Sunscape Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa
Riu Jalisco
Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta
Riu Palace Pacifico
Riu Vallarta
Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta

Punta Cana
Riu Bambu
Riu Naiboa
Riu Palace Bavaro
Riu Palace Macao
Riu Palace Punta Cana
Riu Republica
Sunscape Bavaro Beach Punta Cana
Grand Bahia Principe Turquesa
IBEROSTAR Dominicana
IBEROSTAR Bavaro Suites
IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel Bavaro
Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana
Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection
Luxury Bahia Principe Fantasia Don Pablo Collection
Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa
Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana
Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Blue Don Pablo Collection
Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Green Don Pablo Collection
Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro
Nickelodeon Hotels and Resorts Punta Cana
Majestic Colonial Punta Cana
Majestic Elegance Punta Cana
Majestic Mirage
Zoëtry Agua Punta Cana
Catalonia Bavaro Beach, Golf & Casino Resort
Catalonia Royal Bavaro
Memories Splash Punta Cana
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana

Saint Martin/Sint Maarten
Divi Little Bay Beach Resort

Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo
Grand Bahia Principe Cayacoa
Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado Don Pablo Collection
Luxury Bahia Principe Samana Don Pablo Collection

*One discount can be applied per person. Offer not valid on group bookings, cancelled or expired bookings. Promo code must be applied at the time of booking. Adjustments to past bookings or future bookings cannot be made. Changes to the booking outside the promotional period will result in the promotional code being invalid. Promo code not valid on square deal, group bookings, ski vacations and Cuba vacations.

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Prices per person based on double occupancy (unless otherwise stated) including round-trip airfare via U.S. certified air carriers, round-trip airport/hotel transfers, hotel taxes and baggage handling, fuel surcharges, all pre-collected U.S. and foreign taxes and fees including September 11th Security Fee, $10 late booking fee if applicable (for bookings within 14 days of departure). Packages to Hawaii, Turks and Caicos, and Ski resorts do not include airport transfers. Packages flying into Cancun but staying in Cozumel or Isla Mujeres require supplemental ferry transfers at an additional cost. In Isla Mujeres, the taxi to/from the hotel is an additional cost. In Isla Mujeres, the taxi to/from the hotel is an additional cost. In some instances, pricing may specifically apply to one of multiple flights on select departure days. All packages are based on the lowest hotel/air classes available at time of publication, capacity controlled, subject to availability and may change without notice. Promotional pricing may only be available for a limited time. Holiday/weekend surcharges may apply. Restrictions/blackout dates may apply. Where Kids, Stay, Play and Eat Free, Kids pay regular airfare including taxes. Baggage fees apply for carry-on, 1st and 2nd checked bag based on carrier flown. Please see a full description of baggage fees at The following fees are subject to change: resort fees for hotels in Hawaii may apply and range from $10-$30 per room, per night payable directly to the hotel; Riviera Maya Municipality of Solidaridad environmental levy of 20 Mexican pesos per room per day, collected at hotel check-out; $10 Dominican Republic Tourist Card fee payable at resort airport upon arrival; $29 Costa Rica Departure tax may be payable at resort airport upon departure; in some cases, including LIR-LAX Exclusive Vacation Flights, this cost is included in the price of the ticket. $41 Cartagena de Indias Departure tax payable at resort airport upon departure and may be included in the cost of your ticket. Apple Vacations is not responsible for errors or omissions. Cancellation policies apply. Bookings are subject to the Apple Vacations Fair Trade Contract ( All public charter flights on Alaska Airlines PC 16-102 (B737-800-159 seats) / PC 17-082 (B737-800-159 seats); Allegiant Airlines PC 16-075 (A319-156 seats) / PC 16-115 (A319-156 seats) / PC 17-083 (A319-156 seats); Icelandair PC 17-076 (B757-200-183 seats); Miami Air PC 17-110 (B737-800-180 seats); Swift Air PC PC17-075 (B737-800-174 seats or B737-800; 189 seats) / PC17-103 (B737-400-150 seats or B737-300-148 seats); Viva Aerobus PC 17-104 (A320-180 seats) / PC 17-102 (A320-180 seats); Volaris PC 17-135 (A319-144 seats); XTRA Airways PC 15-095 (B737-800-168 seats) and PC 16-103 (B737-800-168 seats) are operated by Apple Vacations, LLC. d100217-splash





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All About Hawaii 48 hr Sale Oct 10 & 11


CALL Sharon #215-256-4128 or EMAIL:


48 Hour Sale: October 10-11


Hale Mahina Beach Resort Maui



Napili Point Resort Maui

 Courtyard at Coconut Beach Kauai  Courtyard King Kamehameha Kona Beach
Hale Mahina Beach Resort
(Maui)from $996* ppdoIncludes:
– Alamo Full Size car
– 7 nights 1 BDR Beachfront accommodations
– Quiet Condo Property

Valid 10/10/17-12/19/17

Napili Point Resort
(Maui)from $813* ppdoIncludes:
– Alamo Mid Size car
– 7 nt 1 BDR Ocean View
– 7th Night FREE
– Free Upgrade to Alamo
Full Size Car

Valid 10/10/17-12/19/17

Courtyard by Marriott Kauai
at Coconut Beach (Kauai)from $528* ppdoIncludes:
– Alamo Mid Size car
– 5 nts accommodations
– FREE upgrade from
STD View to OCN View

Valid 10/10/17-12/16/17

Courtyard King
Kamehameha’s Kona Beach
(The Big Island)from $324* ppdoIncludes:
– Alamo Mid Size car
– 3 nts

w/FREE upgrade
from STD to POV View
Valid 10/10/17-12/19/17

 Beach Villas at KoOlina Oahu
Beach Villas at KoOlina
by Ola Properties (Oahu)from $714* (quad occ)Includes:
– Alamo Full Size car
– 7 nights 2 BDR

Valid 10/10/17-12/19/17

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*Valid for bookings taken 10/10/17-10/11/17. Price are USD, land only, per person double occupancy (except where noted) and includes all applicable taxes.  Inquire about air-inclusive packages on United, Delta, Hawaiian, Alaska and other airlines.  Rates vary with travel dates and are subject to availability at time of booking; subject to change without notice.  Restrictions and blackout dates may apply.  Travel must be completed within time period listed.
Flyer #48hrssale Printed 10/10/17.  CST #2011557-50.

For more information contact: Sharon McMonigle #215-256-4128

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Sandals & Beaches Resorts announce a Columbus Day Sale!

Sandals & Beaches Resorts announce a Columbus Day Sale!

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CONTACT: Sharon McMonigle, #215-256-4128


Offer:                                                    Sandals/Beaches Charm Bracelet with Crystals by Swarovski
Applicable Markets:                       US/CA
Resorts:                                                All Beaches & Sandals Resorts (except INN)
Room Categories:                             All categories

Booking Window:                           October 4, 2017 – October 10, 2017
Travel Window:                               October 4, 2017 – December 31, 2018 Blackout Dates apply

Blackout Dates:                                Sandals
December 27, 2017– December 31, 2017

December 27, 2018 – December 31, 2018

November 23, 2017 – November 26, 2017 (Beaches Turks and Caicos only)
December 21, 2017 – December 31, 2017
November 22, 2018 – November 25, 2018 (Beaches Turks and Caicos only)
December 21, 2018 – December 31, 2018

Min. length of stay:                        Six (6) PAID Nights

Promo Name:                                    Columbus Day 2017
Promo Code:                                     COLUMBUS17

Promo Proposition:                        Book any Sandals or Beaches Resort vacation (excluding INN) on October 4, 2017 – October 10, 2017 for travel between October 4, 2017 – December 31, 2018 and receive a FREE Sandals/Beaches Charm Bracelet with Crystals by Swarovski. As a requirement to receive the charm bracelet, guests must register their booking within 72 hours at or The charm bracelet will be delivered to the registered booking 6-8 weeks post-travel (US and Canada only)

Combinable with:                           Standard Resort Offers but not combinable with Loyalty & Travel Discounts

Air Inclusive/Land Only:               Both
TA bookable:                                     Y                              TO bookable:                                     Y
Applicable to Groups:                   Non Contracted



To be eligible for this promotion guests must fulfill the following conditions:
1. Offer is valid for new bookings only.
2. Offer is valid for all room categories at any Sandals or Beaches Resort (excluding Sandals Inn).
3. Offer valid for bookings made October 4 – 10, 2017.
4. Offer valid for travel between October 4, 2017 – December 31, 2018; blackout dates apply.
5. Blackout dates include:
December 27, 2017– December 31, 2017
December 27, 2018 – December 31, 2018
November 23, 2017 – November 26, 2017 (Beaches Turks and Caicos only)
December 21, 2017 – December 31, 2017
November 22, 2018 – November 25, 2018 (Beaches Turks and Caicos only)
December 21, 2018 – December 31, 2018
6. Offer valid for a qualifying stay of at least nights (6) PAID nights.
7. Guests must register their booking within 72 hours on or
8. Information provided is subject to verification and registering is not a guarantee that your booking qualifies for the free gift.
9. The UVI booking number must be entered on the registration page.
10. Blackout and Travel Dates are also specified in our Standard Promotional Conditions.
11. The charm bracelets are distributed 6-8 weeks post travel, timing may exceed depending on travel dates.
12.  Gifts cannot be mailed to P.O. boxes.
13. Product and color may vary from the product in the image.
14. Offers have no cash value and cannot be sold or exchanged.
This promotion is also subject to our Standard Promotional Conditions including blackout dates and is combinable with all of our Standard Resort Offers but is not combinable with our current Loyalty & Travel Desk Discounts.  In addition this promotion is subject to the conditions set out by our Standard Disclaimers.

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Destination Wedding and Vow Renewal Couples Jamaica Style!

couples top ‘s Destination Wedding Program will have you Say ‘Yes’ to your dream wedding or vow renewal celebration with our $500 resort credit. You can use it to customize a ceremony with a collection of colorful enhancements, enjoy a memorable island excursion, and other romantic experiences at our four luxurious all-inclusive resorts on Jamaica’s sun-kissed coasts.  Call us for pricing or email:

Book from Aug. 1 – Dec. 1, 2017************ Travel from Aug. 1 – Dec. 24, 2017

*Book August 1 to December 1, 2017. Offer valid for travel August 1 to December 24, 2017. Must book a minimum stay of 3 paid nights. Valid for new bookings only. Must purchase a wedding or vow renewal ceremony on property at the time of booking. Rates are based on double occupancy and subject to availability. Applies to all 4 Couples resorts. Not combinable with any other promotion. Resort credits may be applied to room category upgrades (subject to availability), spa and salon services, private dinners, photos and photo packages from resort photographers, telephone charges dialed from room, general manager’s special wine list, night snorkeling, night dives, gift shop or romance packages. Offer subject to change and can be cancelled at anytime.

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Costa Rica Vacation Overview

25% Discount for 2018 departures

Local Host

In San José


Buffet breakfast daily; 1 three-course dinner

Sightseeing & Activities

Sightseeing with a Local Guide, inside visits, and special features are shown in UPPERCASE


As outlined in the day-by-day itinerary

ILA (1)
For Reservations Call:  #410-349-3000 (m) #215-256-4128
We offer 9, 10 and 11 day packages to Costa Rica



Arrive in San José, where you will be met by your Local Host.


This morning, transfer to the town of La Fortuna in the Arenal Volcano area, where you will stay two nights. This afternoon, visit the famous TABACÓN HOT SPRINGS and take a dip in the natural springs and pools of mineral waters surrounded by lush, tropical forest. Enjoy dinner at the hot springs.

Breakfast Breakfast


Today is at your leisure to explore on your own. Perhaps visit the Arenal Hanging Bridges, a network of suspension bridges, platforms, and trails built in the cloud forest. From here, explore the forest canopy with a bird’s-eye view, giving you a different perspective of the forest’s wildlife. Alternatively, you may choose a rafting adventure, horseback riding, or spelunking in nearby Venado Caves.

Breakfast Breakfast


This morning, your transfer begins with a short BOAT ride across Arenal Lake to admire different species of birds that visit and call the area home. Continue through incredible mountain scenery and the MONTEVERDE CLOUD FOREST, home to over 3,000 plant species, approximately 120 mammal species, 400 bird species, and 1,200 species of amphibians and reptiles. This evening, venture into Monteverde’s Cloud Forest just before nightfall with an expert Naturalist for a guided NATURE WALK to search for the jungle’s nocturnal creatures, like sloths, foxes, agoutis, frogs, and many more!

Breakfast Breakfast


Enjoy a day to do as you please. Maybe wake up early and visit Santa Elena Cloud Forest to best experience the animals in their natural forest habitats. Discover this misty and surreal wildlife sanctuary full of mosses, ferns, flowers, and other indigenous plant life. Also, notice how the combination of climatic and geographic factors create temperature and humidity gradients, changing dramatically over just a short distance, or you could visit a local family’s farm to learn about sugar cane, coffee, and tilapia farming.

Breakfast Breakfast


Return to San José today.

Breakfast Breakfast


Your vacation ends after breakfast this morning.

Breakfast Breakfast

Vacation Highlights

Sightseeing with a Local Guide, inside visits, and special features are shown in UPPERCASE

Always Included in Your Package

Your Choice of Hotels

Your Choice of Hotels

We’ve carefully screened and selected the right hotels in the heart of the destination and you can choose your accommodations to match with your style and budget. Hotels are convenient for shopping and sightseeing.

Local Host Service

Local Host Service

Throughout your Monograms vacation, we provide you with a friendly, knowledgeable insider in each destination to offer hints and recommendations, steer you off the beaten path, and help you maximize every moment of your time.

Sightseeing and Activities

Sightseeing and Activities

Packages feature sightseeing and orientation in each city, so you don’t miss the must-see sights. You can also personalize your trip by adding more activities and excursions that will make your vacation…exclusively yours.

Meals Included

Meals Included

Start your day off with an included breakfast. For lunch and dinner, immerse yourself in the local culture by sampling regional cuisine. After all, one of the best ways to learn about other cultures is to eat like the locals.

Transportation Made Easy

Transportation Made Easy

Whether it’s flight arrangements, transfers from the airport to your hotel, sightseeing, or traveling between cities, we can take care of your transportation needs and can include it in your package price.

So Much More Included with Monograms

Plus Much More

Monograms makes it simple to personalize your package – add extra nights in your start and end city and include Travel Protection. Plus, before you go, we’ll send you a Trip Planner so you can start getting ready.


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Horseback Ride to La Fortuna Waterfall
Price Range: $$

This tour begins with a horseback ride through the beautiful countryside of San Carlos Valley with stunning views of the Arenal Volcano. Next take a short walk to La Fortuna Waterfall where you can swim in the natural pool.

Ecoglide Arenal Park
Price Range: $$

Arenal Ecoglide Park is one of Costa Rica’s newest adventure parks featuring a canopy tour built to highest safety standards. The canopy tour not only offers you a great zipline adventure but also an opportunity to observe all the animal life in its natural habitat.

Peñas Blancas Safari Paddle Trip
Price Range: $$

Enjoy the sights and the sounds of the rain forest and experience its peacefulness while paddling the Penas Blancas River.

Arenal Hanging Bridges
Price Range: $$

Along this guided naturalist walk, you will walk along 15 different bridges suspended in the rain forest canopy. Take in the sites from an unrivaled perspective, showing you the fascinating and colorful Tropical Rain Forest world.

Adventure at Sky Tram & Sky Trek
Price Range: $$

Located in a unique area between the rain forest of the Arenal Reserve and the Monteverde Cloud Forest, on this tour you will experience full adrenaline and the most spectacular views of the Arenal Volcano & Lake from the aerial Sky Tram and the Sky Trek zip lines.

Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge & Rio Frio Boat Tour
Price Range: $$

Enjoy a full day tour discovering the natural wonders of the northern wetlands of Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge.


Cultural Farm Tour
Price Range: $

Take a guided tour of a family-run farm and learn all about the traditional methods of production of typical Costa Rican exports including sugarcane, coffee, bananas, arracache (a local legume), avocado, and macadamia nuts.

Sky Tram & Sky Trek
Price Range: $$

Appreciate the nature of the tropical cloud forest, which encompasses 2 different activities – Sky Tram & Sky Trek. Begin with a ride on the Sky Tram through the cloud forest that brings you to the Sky Trek, a thrilling zip line course.

Sky Walk Tour
Price Range: $

The Sky Walk Tour is a guided tour that combines trails and suspension bridges with lengths of over 984 feet and heights above the canopy of Monteverde Cloud Forest. The tour gives you the opportunity to enjoy the flora and fauna of the area, accompanied by a specialized guide.

Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve Hike
Price Range: $$

Take a naturalist-guided tour of The Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve, home to howler and white-faced monkeys, the three-wattled bellbird, keel-billed toucan, bare-necked umbrella bird, the gorgeous quetzal, and much more!

*Book a 2018  “Wanderlist” Costa Rica Wonders (ILA/ILAC/ILAD/ILAF/ILAH/ILAI) vacation to receive a 25% discount on the land-only portion of the core package including extensions. Not including extra night accommodations, hotel upgrades, intra-vacation air, transfers, taxes/fees, tips or supplements. Booking must be made, under deposit and discount applied between August 1-31, 2017 for travel in 2018. Not applicable to custom tours. Discount will apply to individual members of groups adding a name and non-refundable per person deposit WITHIN the promo window. Not applicable on TBA space. Offer not valid with any other offer except Journeys Club Repeat Traveler benefit and any current air promo. Applies to new bookings only, and offer will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Offer reliant on space availability. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details. May be withdrawn at any time. DSCJR  CALL: #410-349-3000 For reservations.  Local Sales Rep: Sharon McMonigle (M) #215-256-4128
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MAP out YOUR FUNNER LIFE! St. Lucia Adventures starts here! #SharonMcTravel

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Overview Rates starting from $75 pp

The Caribbean island of St Lucia presents attractive and varied terrain for horseback riding. Guests have the chance to explore the north of St Lucia on horseback to a sandy beach on the Atlantic coast as well as swim with the horse in the sea. Leisurely enjoy a short time on the beach then ride back to the stables. Experts may canter separately.

Tour Highlights

  • Horseback ride to Cas En Bas Beach in northern St.Lucia
  • Take turns being guided into the water with your horse
  • Refreshments are available for purchase at a nearby bar



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Overview Rates from $145 pp

Towering nearly 3,000 feet above sea level, the majestic peak of Gros Piton, along with its twin peak Petit Piton, dominates the western coast of St Lucia. The lush green slopes of these pyramid shaped icons rise from the sapphire blue waters of the Caribbean, filling the adventurous traveler with wanderlust. The view itself is a classic, the Pitons of Saint Lucia, soaring straight up from the sea’s edge. A visit to the Pitons is definetly one of things you must do in your lifetime. Snaking up the misty, jungle-covered, boulder-strewn mountainside for the huge views from the top, is an experience well worth the hike. Afterwards, head to a rest stop for a sumptuous lunch of local delicacies and a refreshing swim in the majestic Caribbean Sea.

Tour Highlights

  • Enjoy a scenic drive to the famous Gros Piton in Soufriere
  • Begin your hike from 600 ft accompanied by an experienced guide
  • Each guest is offered a bottled water and a walking stick before the climb
  • A buffet lunch at Still Beach Restaurant is served after the climb
  • Enjoy the option of swimming in the majestic Caribbean Sea afterwards



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Overview Rates from $75 pp

Trained guides take you on the ride of your life. The zip line ride is a system of integrated cables and rigging designed for maximum thrill and exposure to the best views of the rainforest. The course consists of 12 zip lines including the island’s longest, fastest and highest, plus a net bridge. Our lines extend up to 800 feet between platforms and reach heights up to 150 feet above the forest floor. Between zips there is plenty of time to take in the unique panoramic views and observe the magnificent flora and fauna indigenous to the forest. After the ride, relax and enjoy complimentary local refreshments while surrounded by the beauty and serenity of nature.

Tour Highlights

  • Follow trained guides along 12 ziplines that extend to 800 ft.
  • Observe the magnificent flora and fauna as you zip by
  • Relax and enjoy complimentary refreshments afterwards



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Overview Rates from $125 pp

Board your speedboat on the beach and cruise down the west coast to see the famous Marigot Bay and our local fishing villages of Anse La Raye and Canaries. We then head down to the majestic Pitons, a world heritage site as we go snorkeling in the marine reserves. After this, your tour bus will be waiting to take you on a relaxing drive through the town of Soufriere to go to our only drive in volcano, where you can take a therapeutic dirty dip in our mineral mud bath, we then head to the waterfalls and botanical gardens for a refreshing swim. Our homemade creole lunch will be served at a local home while you enjoy a family atmosphere which you will no doubt remember for a long time to come.

Tour Highlights

  • Cruise down the west coast on a speedboat
  • See Marigot Bay and fishing villages Anse La Raye and Canaries
  • Snorkel the marine reserves near the Piton Mountains
  • Drive through Soufriere to the drive in volcano
  • Enjoy the mud bath, waterfalls and botanical gardens


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Overview Starting from $125 pp

Excitement goes into high gear as you drive your on and off-road buggy through northern St. Lucia. Put your buggie in gear and discover the diverse beauty of the lush rainforest, palm fringed beaches and Cactus Valley. Drive through Cap Estate, the “Beverly Hills of St. Lucia,” and cruise the vibrant streets of Rodney Bay. Cheer on the kite-surfers in action on the breezy Atlantic at Cas en Bas beach and navigate country roads for a glimpse of Saint Lucian life and culture. Ascend the peaks of Morne Citron and Point Hardy and be rewarded with coast-to-coast panoramic views.

Driver MUST be 23 years and over, have a valid driver’s license to be able to drive manual transmission / stick shift.

Tour Highlights

  • Drive your off road buggy through northern St.Lucia
  • Discover the beautiful rainforest and beaches of Cactus Valley
  • Cruise through Cap Estate and the vibrant streets of Rodney Bay
  • Ascend Morne Citron and Point Hardy for panoramic views



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Overview Rates from $199 pp

Take the wheel of an all-terrain two or four seater buggy and explore the stunning beauty of Saint Lucia’s west coast. Motor through winding roads, dense forests and lush vegetation to the legendary town of Soufriere where the island’s rich history comes alive. Feast on mouth-watering local delicacies and take the time to relax. Experience the world’s only drive-in volcano surrounded by bubbling sulfur springs, before taking a dip in the mineral mud baths! Then make your way to a picturesque waterfall where you can plunge in for a rejuvenating swim. Dry off and enjoy the  ride back to the buggy base.

Driver MUST be 23 years and over, have a valid Driver’s License and be able to drive Manual Transmission / stick shift.

Tour Highlights 

  • Explore the Soufriere Basin and see spectacular views of the Pitons
  • Rest and relax while enjoying local delicacies
  • Explore the nearby drive in volcano and take a dip in the mineral mud bathes
  • Finally make your way to the Toraille Waterfall for a refreshing swim



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For St. Lucia Hotel and Air Packages, contact: Sharon McMonigle #215-256-4128 or email me at






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The Cook Islands : Celebrate A Special Time in Your Life

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CALL: 215-256-4128  E-mail:

Impossibly blue lagoons, dazzling white sand beaches fringed by postcard palm trees, our islands offer couples the perfect romantic escape. The unspoiled natural beauty of the Cook Islands is a magical setting for celebrating love, anniversaries, milestones, special birthdays or simply a bucket-list spot for some well-deserved reconnection.






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5 nights/ 6 Days Romantic Cook Islands: Beach Villa Vacation from USD$3,754*

·       Round-trip airfare from LAX on Air New Zealand business premier class*

·       5 nights Te Vakaroa Villas

·       2 days rental car

·       Meet and greet with private airport transfers

·       Welcome bottle of sparkling champagne and tropical fruit platter

·       Daily tropical breakfast




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7 Day Cook Islands Getaway from USD$3,399*

·       Round-trip premium economy flights on Air New Zealand from Los Angeles to Rarotonga

·       Meet & greet on arrival in Rarotonga

·       5 nights Rarotonga, Pacific Resort Rarotonga in a beachfront suite. Includes $250 (NZD) food and beverage credit

·       Guaranteed early check-in and late check-out

·       Round-trip transfers between Rarotonga Airport and your resort

·       5 breakfasts

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14 Day Romantic Rarotonga & Aitutaki Exploration from USD$6,099*

·       Round-trip premium economy flights on Air New Zealand from Los Angeles to Rarotonga

·       6 nights Rarotonga, Pacific Rarotonga in a Beachfront Suite

·       Cultural village tour at Te Vara Nui Village and discover the history and fascinating traditions of the Cook Islanders

·       6 nights Aitutaki, Pacific Resort Aitutaki in a Premium Beachfront Bungalow

·       Includes $250 (NZD) food and beverage credit

·       Romantic Aitutaki private lagoon cruise visiting some of the best snorkeling spots in Aitutaki and including a private picnic lunch

·       Round trip domestic flight transfers between Rarotonga and Aitutaki

·       Round trip transfers between airport and hotel on each island

·       Tropical breakfast daily


Rates are based upon availability at time of booking and subject to change until under deposit.  Custom Island hopping is available in addition to multiple Cruise options.  Inquire:







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Car Craft Summer Nationals 2017 Car Show Event is the Official Hotel Reservations for the 2017 Car Craft Summer Nationals Event in Bowling Green, KY.   Our team is proud to be a part of this annual event and we are here to help with  booking hotel rooms for Car Craft attendees.


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Exclusive $600 OFF Offer: Valid on new bookings made 1/16 – 3/19/17 for travel 1/16 – 12/31/17. Minimum 7-night hotel accommodations at participating property and roundtrip transpacific airfare required. Offer not combinable with all specials and may be changed or withdrawn at any time. Savings is per booking, taken at time of booking and reflected in rates shown. Certain restrictions apply. Not responsible for errors or omissions. [Pleasant Holidays acts only as an agent for the various travel providers shown above.] CST# 1007939-10. UBI# 601 915 263. TAR# 5308. Copyright © 2017 Pleasant Holidays, LLC. All Rights Reserved.



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2017 Yacht Charter Vacations …. Book with us now!

nannycaypostcardUS Virgin Islands, Windward Islands, British Virgin Islands….Your Yacht Charter Vacation is just steps away.  Take a look at available boats is the Caribbean!  Call (mobile) #215-256-4128  or #410-349-3000.  Sharon

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