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 Hotel a La Commedia If you are looking for an ideally located hotel in Venice, look no more. The Hotel a La Commedia is located a few steps from Rialto Bridge, the famous San Marco's Square and the vibrant shopping district of Venice. You will shop, dine, attend musicals, club to the wee hours of the night and still walk back to your accommodations. read more
Spotlight on Viking's Orient The Viking Mekong was built in 2014 to give adventure lovers a cruise through the Mekong and Irrawaddy Rivers. It is a cruise ship with English speaking crew, hotel-like amenities and sleek contemporary design that would put the likes of Titanic to shame. The ship is literally a hotel on water. read more
 Hotel Parlament Just like the name suggests, this hotel is the Hungarian Parliament's neighbor. It is located in one of the sleekest neighborhoods of Budapest. You are lucky if you get to make a reservation here. You will not only be near many historical attractions, but will also get to walk to the fabled River Danube. read more
The Marlton You will feel like royalty staying here. The customer service staffs are eager to please. No customer request goes unmet. The hotel is reliable, homely and the place to beat for both business and leisure travellers in New York. read more
 Hotel Antiche Figure The Hotel Antiche Figure is hosted in a 15th century building that overlooks the Grand Canal. It is a charming and elegant place that brings back memories of the powerful Venetian Kingdom. The hotel is a fusion of old architecture and modern amenities. Its customer care is peerless in Venice. read more
 Koloa Landing at Poipu Beach Wyndham Grand Resort Every now and then you will look at the beautiful pictures taken at this resort and start day dreaming about your next visit. Welcome to Koloa Landing at Poipu Beach read more
Courtyard by Marriott Bridgetown It is a modern, comfy hotel that is ideally located to give its guests access to the vibrant nightlife, restaurants and bars in Bridgetown. read more
Explore Mago Estate Hotel in St. Lucia The Mago Estate Hotel is strategically located on the edge of a lush rainforest, a point where you get the spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea, Petit Piton and soufriere. read more
Explore Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort in St. Lucia It has delicately balanced romance, adventure, entertainment and culture to bring you one of the most outstanding holiday packages you will get in the Caribbean. read more
Ixtapa, Mexico The area would late metamorphose into a major tourist destination such that the Mexican sitcom, Marimar, was filmed there in 1994. read more
Liberia, Costa Rica The city is fondly referred to as ‘la ciudad blanca’ due to the white gravel that was used to build the city’s roads and to whitewash the colonial houses. read more
Los Cabos, Mexico Enter Los Cabos and make a startling discovery you will treasure forever. You will realize that it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Mexico, getting more than 2 million visitors per year. In fact, it is said that tourism is the economic mainstay of the municipality’s 238,487 permanent residents. read more
Royaltan Cayo Santa Maria. You gotta go here. If the number of the awards this hotel has won is anything to go by, then you need to visit The Royaltan for your next holiday. It has bagged accolades such as 2014 Winner of the Certificate of Excellence by Trip Advisor, Travellers' Choice® 2014 Winner and has been ranked #1 hotel in Santa Maria for two years in a row. This is no mean feat to shows they are doing something right. read more
Iberostar Playa Mita. You gotta go here The Iberostar Pala Mita is a 5-star Premium Gold hotel that takes your Mexican experience to a new high. It is located near the stunningly beautiful Punta de Mita, Riviera Nayarit. It bills itself as the holiday destination with endless fun for the discerning tourists. read more
Experience a Life of Luxury at Hotel Le Bristol As if to make a statement of its ideals and services, the Hotel Le Bristol is located in the Paris' fashion and arts district, the rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré. It offers peerless customer care and boasts an enchanting elegance within its accommodations. It is the home of the discerning tourists that wish to see the best of Paris. read more
Experience a Life of Luxury at Chateau Eza Tucked away in Eze, one of the most alluring neighborhoods of Cote d'Azur, the Chateau Eza is a hotel in its own class. It brings to fore the fine tastes of the Frenchmen and introduces you to a world of luxury and comfort like you have never experienced before. read more
Experience a Life of Luxury at Pan Pacific Whistler Village The Pan Pacific Whistler Village is one of Canada's premier tourist destinations. It is an all-year destination that ensures the presence of the hiking trails, golfing links, skiing trails, fine dining, and a host of other tourist activities that keep the guest engaged throughout their stay. You are privileged indeed if you have had occasion to visit this destination. read more
Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun The Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun Resort is an AAA Four Diamond - the home of unlimited amenities, peerless beauty, eager-to-please staff, and awe-inspiring ostentation. read more
Hotel Riu Vallarta


The hotel is located at Nuevo Vallarta. It opens to its guests immeasurable dining, spa, accommodation and watersports leisure. It definitely has all the amenities that are required to make your stay great.

It has a total of 550 guest rooms that are divided into several categories including double rooms, junior suites, suites and whirlpool bath suites. They feature amenities such as minibars and liquor dispensers, satellite TV, electronic in-room safe, coffeemaker, a balcony or terrace, Wi-Fi, central air conditioning, among others. Note that each of the room is specially adapted to suit the needs of various guests.

You dining needs are taken care of at the world-class eateries spread around the hotel including Sir George Gourmet Restaurant, Nirvana Asian Restaurant, and Flamingo Beach Grill and Steakhouse for grilled specialties. Popular watering holes at the resort include; La Boheme Lounge Bar, Astoria Lobby Bar, Sports Bar, La Plaza Bar, and Mezcal Poolside Bar.

You will be glad to know that there are a host of facilities that are open to guests use. They include; 2 adults' and 1 children's swimming pool, free sun loungers, towels, parasols by the poolside, sun terrace, RiuLand Kids' Club and Playground, Renova Spa, free gym, sauna, whirlpool bath, 2 conference rooms, Pacha discothèque, a boutique and a kiosk, computer room, and free Wi-Fi in the lobby.

Popular recreational activities at the resort include;

  • Land sports - These include; volleyball, table tennis, workout, sauna and whirlpool bath, horse riding and bicycle hires at nearby facilities, and an 18-hole golf course at a nearby golf club.
  • Water sports - These include; wind surfing, catamaran, kayaking, body boarding, introduction to scuba diving and many more.
  • Entertainment - Just like in other Riu establishments, the Hotel Riu Vallarta has a program for kids aged 4 to 7 and 8 to 12 at the RiuLand Kids Club. It also has a great program for adults during the day and night that will include live music, shows etc.

There is virtually no holiday fun that you won’t find at Hotel Riu Vallarta. Make a reservation today and get to value for money. Click here to see what others are saying about the resort on Trip Advisor.

Sun Palace Resort The Sun Palace Resort will make the Hellenistic god, Apollo, the sun god proud. It will easily become his palace. read more
Occidental Grand Nuevo Vallarta Nestled along a beautiful beach on Riviera Nayarit is the eminent holiday luxury resort known as the Occidental Grand Nuevo Vallarta. The resort is just a few minutes from the popular Nuevo Vallarta Shopping Center as well as the fine stores and restaurants of the city of Vallarta. read more
Beaches Negril Resort & Spa The Beaches Negril Resort & Spa is a resort where romance stories are made. Imagine this; you are walking hand-in-hand with your spouse along the beach, listening to the dissipating waves hit the shore. The sun is sinking in the distant horizon. You pause for a sundown cocktail at a beachside bar and then continue with your walk. You have been waiting for the perfect moment to affirm your love for her since you left the resort... read more
Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort and Spa This is a holiday retreat ‘extra-ordinaire’. It boasts a whopping 354 rooms that were primarily designed for adult luxury and comfort. For once in your life, you will get to experience services reserved for the millionaires and royalty. read more
    Malpelo Fauna and Flora Sanctuary The Malpelo Fauna and Flora Sanctuary is tucked away on the Malpelo Island, which is about 506 kilometers from the Colombian Coast. The island is small – just 350 hectares – but it is surrounded by a whopping 857,150 hectares marine environment. read more
Fortifications of Vauban you gotta go here The Fortifications of Vauban comprises of 12 groups of fortified buildings on the western, eastern and northern borders of France. They are the works of the military engineer, Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban. This engineer worked under King Louis XIV. read more