A Clean Sweep! Sandals Resorts, Beaches Resorts And Grand Pineapple Beach Resorts All Receive Certificates Of Excellence From Tripadvisor


~ Every Resort in the Company’s Portfolio Receives a 2012 Certificate of Excellence for Top Performance ~

All Sandals Resorts, Beaches Resorts, Grand Pineapple Beach Resorts and Fowl Cay Resort have recently been awarded a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor.  This outstanding achievement is a testament to the ongoing commitment to excellence and superior service displayed throughout all of the company’s resort locations.  With an impressive total of 20 certificates, plus six previously-announced Traveler’ s Choice Awards, this year’s top honors include:

Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa – Certificate of Excellence
Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort & Private Island – Certificate of Excellence
Sandals Montego Bay – Certificate of Excellence
Sandals Grande Riviera Beach & Villa Golf Resort – Certificate of Excellence
Sandals Carlyle Montego Bay, Jamaica – Travelers Choice Award & Certificate of Excellence
Sandals Royal Plantation Ocho Rios, Jamaica – Travelers Choice Award & Certificate of Excellence
Sandals Negril Beach & Resort Spa – Certificate of Excellence

Sandals Whitehouse European Village & Spa – Travelers Choice Award & Certificate of Excellence

Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island – Certificate of Excellence
Sandals Emerald Bay Great Exuma, Bahamas – Certificate of Excellence

Sandals La Toc Golf Resort & Spa – Certificate of Excellence
Sandals Halcyon Beach St. Lucia – Certificate of Excellence
Sandals Grande St. Lucian Spa & Beach Resort – Cert ificate of Excellence
Beaches Boscobel Resort & Golf Club – Travelers Choice Award and Certificate of Excellence Award

Beaches Negril Resort & Spa – Travelers Choice Award and Certificate of Excellence Award
Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa – Travelers Choice Award & Certificate of Excellence
Beaches Sandy Bay Resort – Certificate of Excellence
Grand Pineapple Beach Antigua – Certificate of Excellence
Grand Pineapple Beach Negril – Certificate of Excellence
Fowl Cay Resort, Exumas, Bahamas – Certificate of Excellence

TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence award honors hospitality excellence. The accolade is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. Approximately 10 percent of accommodations listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award. Travel Choice Award calculations are based on information submitted from over 20 million reviewers, which are presented in the form of top 10 and top 25 lists.

Congrats to Sandals and Beaches Resorts for outstanding properties!



Destination Wedding Spotlight: Jalousie Plantation

Jalousie Plantation, St. Lucia

Set picturesquely between the majestic Piton Mountains, this romantic island hideaway integrates charming historic structures into its 192 acres of lush, tropical rain-forest. This beautiful plantation sits on the site of a 18th century sugar plantation and sweeps down to Sugar Beach…awesome!

Treehouse treatment room, Jalousie’s Rainforest Spa

The sophisticated accommodations range from the Sugar Mill rooms to the 2-bedroom Grand Luxury Villas.

The lavish spa offers decadent treatments.

There is complimentary sailing and kayaking, and the PADI dive shop organizes excursions.

You can wed among the crumbling remains of an old sugar mill, on the powder-soft beach, or on a dock over the sparkling water.

A range of wedding packages offer a world of customizable extras, and wedding planners handle all the details.

When you are ready to book your Destination Wedding at Jalousie Plantation, give us a call at 310-722-3099 or email us at Info@carterelitetravel.com


Honeymoons Spotlight: Jade Mountain – Saint Lucia

Jade Mountain Sun Pool

Rising majestically above an exclusive 600-acre beachfront estate, this romantic resort is a corncopia of organic architecture celebrating St. Lucia’s stunning scenic beauty.

Expect grand sweeping spaces within your bedroom and living area, and the “fourth wall” missing entirely.

Jade Mountain Sky Suite

Private, extravagantly sized infinity edge pools glide into one another to form an amazing plateau floating in space.

Honeymoon Package:

* Welcome cocktail

* Tour of Volcano, Sulphur Springs & Diamond Mineral Baths

* Guided tour of Old French Colonial Plantation of Anse Mountain

* Drinks package in room fridge

* Tropical fruit display

* Guided boat snorkel trip

* Resort scuba diving course for beginners of two dives for certified divers

* Bottle of French Champagne

When you are ready to book your Honeymoon at Jade Mountain give us a call at 310-722-3099 or email us at Info@carterelitetravel.com

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Caribbean

The Brimstone Hill Fortess in St. Kitts

Cuba: Cuba has the lion’s share of UNESCO heritage sites with eight cultural and historic sites. 

Dominican Republic: The colonial town of Santo Domingo, founded by Christopher Columbus in 1498. 

Haiti: The National History Park comprising the ruins of The Citadel, San Souci and Ramiers are monuments to independence, which was declared in 1803. 

Dominica: On this rugged and mountainous island, The Morne Trois Pitons National Park was established in 1975. It’s name means “Mountains of the Three Peaks.” 

St. Lucia: The Pitons. These dual volcanic cones are located on the southwestern coast of the island. The highest Gros Piton looms over the town of Soufriene, and its black sand beach. 

San Juan, Puerto Rico: The enormous fortifications at La Forteleza and El Morro are part of the US National Historic site in Old San Juan. 

Curacao: Founded in 1634, the city of Willemstad is the most historic in the Netherlands Antilles. It features superb Dutch architecture situated along a deep water bay. 

St. Kitts: The Brimstone Hill Fortess, called “The Gibraltar of the West Indies”, stands high on a promontory overlooking the Caribbean Sea. 

Bermuda: The Town of St. George, founded in 1612, is an outstanding example of the earliest English urban settlement in the New World. 

Belize: The longest barrier reef in the Americas. 

When you are ready to travel to any of the wonderful Caribbean islands listed above, just give us a call at 310-722-3099 or email us at Info@carterelitetravel.com

St. Lucia

St. Lucia

Lush St. Lucia sits at the southern tip of the Windward Islands.This ruggedly beautiful island is embellished with towering mountains, tropical rainforests, secluded beaches and acres of banana plantations.

A St. Lucia vacation package will rejuvenate your spirit. The island offers world-class hotels, including many popular all-inclusive resorts, and breathtaking scenery.

Honeymooners can bask in St. Lucia’s quiet romance, while families can enjoy an abundance of land and water activities. Everyone will love the traditional French Creole cuisine and the colonial French ambience of this stunning island paradise.

No vacation to St. Lucia would be complete without exploring the island’s natural beauty. The most famous and well recognized landmarks, rising to more than 2,400 feet, are the majestic twin peaks of Petit and Gros Pitons. A visit to the Soufriere Estate and a spin through La Soufriere, the world’s only “drive-in volcano” , top off your vacation.

Music lovers can schedule their trip around the International St. Lucia Jazz Festival each May. There is truly something for everyone in St. Lucia – romantic escapes, golfing getaways, nature hikes and water sports of all kinds including superb diving and snorkeling. From lively cafes, golden sand beaches, amazing natural sites, and of course, shopping… St. Lucia is ” Simply Beautiful”!

Some of our suggestions:

* Jade Mountain

* The Bodyholiday At Le Sport

* Anse Chastanet

* Sandals Grande St. Lucian Spa & Resort

* and so many more …

Give us a call today to book your vacation the lustful St. Lucia at 310-722-3099 or email us at Info@carterelitetravel.com.

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