I have always found Belize to be a fascinating little country with a more Caribbean than Latin influences. On this our 3rd Belizean adventure, we chose to explore the more remote southern Toledo district. Most tourists (or whatever you want to call yourself) do not travel further south than Placentia which apparently is the hot new destination in Belize. Thanks to a new package which appeared on Luxury Link we had the opportunity and a great deal to stay at the Cotton Tree Lodge near the small
We stayed at the Liaison hotel for our 2nd annual Memorial Day trip to Washington DC by taking advantage of a nice Luxury Link package which included 2 nights, breakfast, $50 dining credits each day, and an experience kit (we chose the walking tour kit) and taxes.
After a quick train ride from Philadelphia, we arrived at Union Station DC around 11:30am and a short walk later (3 blocks) we were checking into the hotel. Check in was quick and Christian, the very nice intern at reception,
Updated 06-01-2013 at 12:13 PM by [email protected]
Aqua Wellness Resort Redondo Bay, Gigante, Nicaragua
Aqua Wellness Resort is located on the pacific coast about 1 hour north of San Juan del Sur and about a 2 hour drive south of Managua in a fairly remote area. The nearest large town is Tola about 1 hour away and the village of Gigante is about a 15 minute walk. There is not much in Gigante a few restaurants and hostels there are about 500 residents.
Our LL package was for 5 nights, breakfast each morning,
A British tourist (Karen) arrived in Nicaragua with a vision of an eco-friendly, small & upscale lodge. She found and purchased a small isleta in Lake Nicaragua. She hired and architect and Cayuga Sustainable Hospitality to manage the place. Thanks to them and Howard, ctavio, Claudia and the rest of the Jicaro Island Ecolodge staff a small slice of heaven was born in Nicaragua! Cayuga has been recognized as a world leader in upscale, sustainable tourism for
Updated 01-10-2014 at 02:04 PM by TravelerBen_ll
We did a day trip to San Juan del Sur from the Aqua Wellness Resort & it was about a 1 hour drive. We were actually not too impressed with the town the beach was dirty and the ocean/bay looked oily there are many boats in the bay and this could be the reason. One tourist told me she did take a swim in the ocean and when she came out she felt really slimy and had to go back to her hotel to shower yuck ;-(
There are a good number of beachfront restaurants and the prices
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