A Tour of Cap Cana Part #1 – Returning to AlSol del Mar

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John Chalmers has been a Blue Bay holidaymaker pretty much since the beginning. He's a seasoned traveller with top-notch knowledge of the best destinations on the planet. He's currently enjoying the beautiful region of Cap Cana in the Dominican Republic, and has kindly agreed to share his experiences in a series of guest blogs. Thus his story begins...

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Tangerine Beach Hotel and the Secrets of Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka is probably on your bucket list. It’s certainly on mine, and there’s no end of reasons as to why. Sri Lanka is a place of unspoiled wildlife, ancient history, and quintessential palm-fringed beaches. It’s a destination that allows you to move effortlessly between seafront relaxation and bold exploration, however the fancy takes you. With so much to choose from it’s good to have a little savvy regarding what to do and where to go. Our intuition has brought Tangerine Beach Hotel to forefront of our attention, so we thought we’d break down all the reasons it makes for an epic Sri Lankan basecamp.

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Perfect Your Mexico Destination Wedding

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Everybody wants a wedding to remember. It’s the biggest day of your life, so you’re after something equally special. Our fair England, for all its charms and quirks, is not famed for sunny skies, so many couples look to distant shores for their dream wedding. A popular choice for UK couples is Mexico. And why not? It’s a grand country filled with sweeping oceanic panoramas and vibrant culture. But let’s get specific. Mexico is a rich and diverse, so knowing where to look is vital when it comes to perfecting your destination wedding.

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Discover Heaven at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya

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The best thing about a Hard Rock Hotels holiday is the memories. Each of there resorts is a neon Mecca for all the good things in life, perfectly mixing vitality, indulgence, and essential relaxation. They have colour and soul, attitude and style, and above all else they dare to be different. Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya is a rising star in the Hard Rock Hotels portfolio, and we're about to spill the beans on its greatest secrets.

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Waves Barbados: New to us, New Intel, and a New Video Review

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Forget everything you’ve ever known or experienced about all-inclusive hotels: Waves Barbados completely rewrites the rulebook. It’s a boutique hotel of only 70 rooms, artfully mixing a modern style with classic island relaxation. Each room has all the basics covered, with everything from supersize king beds to fridges and kettles. We were lucky enough to have a good look around Waves Barbados as part of our InFocus video project, and we’ve got a stack of off-book information for some holidaymaking enlightenment.

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