Tag Archives: Beach

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Montego Bay and Ocho Rios

Montego Bay Montego Bay was the first destination of my Jamaica Mon trip. The fourth largest city by population, Montego Bay has developed to be the premier tourist destination of the island. Massive resorts and duty-free shops cater for tourists arriving by cruise ships or plane. It is very convenient and inexpensive to fly from … Continue reading Montego Bay and Ocho Rios

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Experience: Hilton Fiji Beach Resort and Spa

Fiji. The word alone evokes images of white beaches and turquoise waters. Near the capital Nadi is Denarau Island, a development of luxury hotels focused on providing an all inclusive getaway for the resort traveler. Hilton Fiji Beach Resort and Spa occupies a large 1.5 km stretch of beach on the island. The brand showcases … Continue reading Experience: Hilton Fiji Beach Resort and Spa

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Experience: Breakas Beach Resort, Vanuatu

Imagine a beach where you can get married then go surfing. This is what Breakas Beach Resort offers guests in Vanuatu. Located on one of the beaches of the capital city of Port Vila, this resort combines a natural setting with the convenience of easy access. Arriving in the international airport I was greeted by … Continue reading Experience: Breakas Beach Resort, Vanuatu

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Experience: Palau Royal Resort

A review of Palau Royal Resort on the island of Palau from the trip Pacifying the Pacific. Highlights Stunning location with private beaches and dock. Modern design rooms. Spa and onsite departures for activities. Friendly and accommodating service. Background The Japanese managed Palau Royal Resort is set on a peninsula surrounded by white sandy beaches. … Continue reading Experience: Palau Royal Resort

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Experience: Omali Lodge, Sao Tome

A review of Omali Lodge in Sao Tome from the trip Wandering West Africa. Highlights Well crafted concept and experience. Showpiece pool area. Popular fine dining restaurant. Attentive and friendly service. Background Set steps away from the beach with a tropical forest backdrop is a boutique resort with 30 rooms. Omali Lodge offers a private … Continue reading Experience: Omali Lodge, Sao Tome

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Experience: Sofitel Malabo Sipopo Le Golf, Equatorial Guinea

A review of Sofitel Malabo Sipopo le Golf in Equatorial Guinea from the trip Wandering West Africa. Highlights Lavish interiors and designs. Private island, beach, and pool. Onsite world-class 18 hole golf course. Fine dining restaurants. Background Sipopo is a newly created city constructed for the African Union summit in 2011 and then used to … Continue reading Experience: Sofitel Malabo Sipopo Le Golf, Equatorial Guinea

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Experience: Park Inn Libreville, Gabon

A review of Park Inn Libreville in Gabon from the trip Wandering West Africa. Highlights Modern and trendy design. Outdoor event and pool area. Located next to the beach and close to airport. Excellent professional staff. Background Park Inn by Radisson Libreville has a unique location right next to the beach and in close proximity … Continue reading Experience: Park Inn Libreville, Gabon

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Experience: RLJ Kendeja Resort & Villas, Liberia

A review of RLJ Kendeja Resort & Villas in Monrovia, Liberia on the trip Wandering West Africa. Highlights Unique luxury option right on the beach near Monrovia. Excellent reception and concierge services. Caring for and working with the local community. Great restaurant, bar, and activities. Background RLJ Kendeja Resort & Villas is a luxury hotel … Continue reading Experience: RLJ Kendeja Resort & Villas, Liberia

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Experience: Seabreeze Resort Samoa

A review of Seabreeze Resort in Samoa on the trip Pacifying the Pacific. Highlights Incredible private bay location. Luxurious villas and rooms. Casual fine dining with fresh ingredients. Background Started by an English/Australian couple that relocated to Samoa years ago, Seabreeze brings international luxury and style to an idyllic beachside location. With deep roots in … Continue reading Experience: Seabreeze Resort Samoa

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Guadalcanal Revisited

Spending an impromptu week in Guadalcanal of the Solomon Islands and seeing some excellent World War II sights on the trip, Pacifying the Pacific. Journey I returned to the Solomon Islands because I needed to transit in Nauru and Honiara was the economical choice. I also wanted to explore the Guadalcanal more in depth. This … Continue reading Guadalcanal Revisited