Villa rentals Archive

Get Extra Services by Booking Locally With a Specialist

The big online travel agents like Expedia or Booking.com are fine if all you need is a hotel room, but what if you need more than just a place to sleep for the night? Making arrangements through a travel specialist company that covers a given region can end up getting you a lot more services, [&hellip

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Luxury Villa, Hotel Services at Chabil Mar in Belize

There are plenty of places to rent a luxury villa in Belize, but this new Chabil Mar one on the beach in Placencia offers access to pools, a bar, restaurant, and staff services. While Ambergris Caye gets the biggest chunk of the vacation visitors to Belize, Placencia is where the action is in terms of [&hellip

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Take a Tour of Hopkins Bay Resort in Belize

At Hopkins Bay Resort in Belize, you get your beautiful stretch of beach with lounge chairs and two swimming pools, but you also get to be in a real town instead of a place filled with other tourists. The town of Hopkins is a Garifuna settlement with a few hotels, rather than a hotel settlement [&hellip

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Every Guest Deserves a Villa at Banyan Tree Mayakoba

At some beach resorts the room choices are limited to studio units and suites. At Banyan Tree Mayakoba in the Riviera Maya the question is, “How big will your villa be?” The only room category that doesn’t have “villa” in its title at this luxury Mexico resort is the Three-bedroom Family Residence. As you’d expect, [&hellip

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Spreading Out in a Vacation Rental in Playa del Carmen

Many beach spots in Mexico have a good variety of vacation rental properties to choose from for short-term stays. Thanks to its rapid growth in the past decade and a half, Playa del Carmen is one of the top choices, with a terrific selection of condos, townhouses, and large homes to choose from. Since much [&hellip

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Chabil Mar Villas Beach Resort Turns 12

In the hotel industry there’s a lot of turmoil and turnover all the time, but Chabil Mar Villas in Belize is getting ready to mark its 12th year in Placencia, Belize. We’re getting ready to change one resort’s name for the third time in three years in our review and it’s hard to keep up [&hellip

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