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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 achieve...it 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.

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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
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Things to do when on an adventure tour in the Patagonia Now that you know where Patagonia is, you would ask, 'why should I visit?' Well, for one, it is the most scenic ice formations you will ever see anywhere in the world - and yeah, they are more beautiful than those in Antarctica and more majestic than those found in Canada's Newfoundland and Labrador Province. read more
A brief history of Los Angeles Los Angeles, a city in the West Coast State of California in the United States of America has it all...skyscrapers, world beating sports teams, beautiful people, the richest people on earth, beautiful beaches, latest cars, the third largest GDP of any city in the world after Tokyo and New York ($831 billion) and all you can come up that a great city ought to have. But it was not always like that. Here is a brief history of this great city. read more
5 Olympic sites you need to see in Lillehammer When the little town of Lillehammer in the municipality of Oppland county, Norway presented its bid to host the 1992 winter Olympic Games, everybody thought the town was joking. However, nothing can replace consistency and when it bid again for the 1994 event, it outbid what you would call 'big cities' including Anchorage in the United States; Östersund in Sweden; and Sofia in Bulgaria. Today, the town boasts some of the most historic sites courtesy of being one of the towns that have hosted the global sporting event. Below are some of these sites. read more
10 interesting facts about the Great wall of China The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications made in the general east-west direction in Northern China to protect the Chinese empire from encroachment by nomads, invaders and any other intrusion. It is made out of bricks, wood, earth stones, tamped etc. The wall was first built in the seventh century BC. However, the most significant piece was built in 220–206 BC by the first Emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang. In different eras, the wall was built and maintained. The wall as we see it today was constructed by Ming Dynasty. Other additional interesting facts of the wall are as follows. read more
10 French words you need to know before your leave for France Forget travelling. Learning a little French puts you ahead of the game in dating. French is known around the world as the language of Romance and love. If I were you, I would already be learning a little French to impress my date. People with an accent are popular on the dating front. It helps if the accent is French. read more
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The World's Best Hostels Traveling anywhere in the world is often an adventure but many people, particularly college age individuals, travel on the cheap out of necessity. One of the best ways to save money when traveling is to stay at hostels. read more