Spas Archive

Barber & Blade Experience at One&Only Palmilla

Any male interested in spa services at a resort could usually be forgiven for asking, “Hey what about us?” I’ve seen spa menus that went on for 20 pages, then had three lines of offerings for men at the end. Granted, most of the customers booking hours of treatments at the typical spa are women, […]

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Las Ventanas in Los Cabos After the Revamp

In late 2014, that gorgeous Las Ventanas al Paraiso suite you see above was a complete wreck. After hurricane Odile ripped through, nearly everything not made of concrete or porcelain needed to be replaced. The resort shut down for more than half a year while owners waited on insurance money and crews got to work […]

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Indura Beach and Golf Resort: Tops in Central America

If you asked me to name off the top luxury beach resorts in Central America, one of the best would be in…Honduras? Although it might seem far-fetched until you visit it, Indura Resort near Tela ranks up there with the best of them, showing off terrific rooms (all spacious junior suites), attentive service, and far […]

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Our Revamped Review and Video Tour of Le Blanc Cancun

Le Blanc Spa Resort is not typical Cancun and it’s not typical all-inclusive, so check this one out with an open mind. Among many luxury travelers who can afford the best of the best every time, the phrase “all-inclusive” is spoken with a wrinkling of the nose or a looking down of that nose. The […]

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The Spellbinding South of Costa Rica

Costa Rica vacations take a rather predictable path for first-time visitors. Those who return tend to dig deeper, to explore wider, to get more off the standard circuit. Our latest tour story leaves the capital, heads to the coast, and then meanders down through the Dominical region almost to the Panamanian border, to the Gulfo […]

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Hacienda Los Laureles in Oaxaca: Updated Review & Video Tour

I recently spent close to a week in Oaxaca City during the great Guelaguetza Festival and all the fun activities that take place at the same time. The last two days though we escaped the noise and bustle of the historic center and stayed put in a refuge on the edge of the city: Hacienda […]

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