Friday, October 30, 2015

Don't put those flip flops away just yet...head to the Caribbean instead!

Warm up with a little fun in the sun!  If warm weather is calling your name, we have the solution for you.  The Caribbean is one of the best places to sneak away to get that warm sunshine on your shoulders and soft sand in between your toes!  With over 1,000 islands, the Caribbean has plenty of places to soak up the sun.  Whether you seek seclusion or are looking for a more happening vacation, we have some great places for you to visit in the Caribbean!

Jamaica
Jamaica is one of the most popular islands for people to visit in the Caribbean.  It is often sought after for honeymoons, spring break, and of course winter vacations.  With a vibrant atmosphere and many options for entertainment, Jamaica is a perfect option for those seeking a beautiful island with plenty of nightlife and activities to keep busy.
Jamaica all-inclusive resort vacation rental
If you are looking for an all-inclusive stay on one of the best parts of Ocho Rios, try this great resort!  With all meals, beverages, activities, and non-motorized water sports included, you really don't have to leave the resort!  Another great thing about this Ocho Rios all-inclusive vacation rental is that it offers ocean views from every room!

US Virgin Islands
 The USVI consists of 3 main islands: St. Croix, St. Thomas, and St. John.  Each island has wonderful options for travelers visiting the Caribbean.  St. Croix is the largest of the islands and is packed with fun things to do year round.  St. Thomas is the most cosmopolitanism of the islands, offering more tourist-like activities and shops. If you want pure seclusion, try St. John as 60% of the land is natural parks.  All the islands offer so much beauty, they are all worth seeing! You also have the option to travel to the other islands by ferry, so consider visiting all three while you are there.
St. Thomas, USVI vacation rental resort
This fantastic resort is located at the eastern end of beautiful St. Thomas boasting amazing ocean views!  The Point Pleasant Resort offers 3 pools, private beach, spa, fitness center, and is located in the heart of all the fun activities.  Try this St. Thomas resort for to make your Caribbean vacation perfect!

St. Lucia
Are you looking for a more calm, more off the beaten path vacation but still have all the resort amenities?  Then St. Lucia is a fantastic choice!  St. Lucia is a secluded island in the southeastern part of the the Caribbean Islands.  It's known for it's beautiful beaches, mountains, rain forest, natural waterfalls and some great diving spots for those scuba diving enthusiast. St. Lucia is definitely a more laid back island, but still offers many activities if sun bathing just isn't enough! 
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St. Lucia beachfront vacation rental resort
Bay Gardens Beach Resort in Rodney Bay, St. Lucia is a beautifully landscaped resort on the Famous Reduit Beach!  This resort offers a beautiful beachfront location, perfect for relaxing and listening to the waves come in.  It's also in the the heart of Rodney Bay Village, giving you easy access to restaurants, bars, casinos and shopping, should you want to leave your hammock!

These are just a few ideas for your Caribbean vacation, but there are many more!  If you are ready to head to the Caribbean, contact our Travel Specialist!  We love to help our customers find the perfect place for their Caribbean vacation.

PerfectPlaces.com has over 70,000  vacation rental properties in over 103 countries and 6,600 cities.  Perfect Places is dedicated to helping travelers find and rent vacation rental properties worldwide. Vacation Rental properties offer a compelling alternative to Hotels for travelers seeking additional space, amenities and value that Hotels are often unable to match. Perfect Places is a privately owned company headquartered in Mountain View, California

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Honeymoon On A Budget!

One of the best parts about getting married is being able to getaway afterwards with your spouse and spend some quality time together.!  Sometimes it can be difficult to find the funds to take a honeymoon, because after all, weddings are now costing an average of over $31,000!  But don't worry, we have found some fantastic honeymoon options that won't bust your budget or sacrifice having a beautiful, romantic honeymoon! 

Little island, big fun!  This great island just south and east of the Cancun area offers so much fun, yet in a relaxed atmosphere.  Spend your days on the beach, snorkel in some of the best reef locations in the world, and take in the Mexican charm of the vibrant downtown.  We think you will love your honeymoon in Cozumel so much that you will be back! Spend your days with your honey on your own private beach at this fabulous vacation condo in Cozumel.  You can lay in  your bed and watch the waves come in, open your patio door, and walk right out onto the beach.  Prices start at just $85.00 a night.  What a fantastic honeymoon!
Oceanfront vacation condo in Cozumel, perfect for honeymooners!

The perfect places for honeymooning wine lovers!  If making your way through the world renowned vineyards of California is something you have always wanted to do as a couple, now is your chance!  The Sonoma Wine Country is absolutely beautiful and is full of fun activities to enjoy as a couple.  Visit the wineries and shops during the day and come home to your private, cozy, and romantic chalet! This private home is nestled in the Redwoods, located on the creek front with swimming holes, private hot tub, patio, and two decks!  All for just $225.00 a night.  Don't forget to grab a bottle of wine while you are at the vineyards to share in front of the fire or in the hot tub! 
Sonoma area vacation cabin in Cazadero, California
If you have always wished to honeymoon in Italy, but just can't seem to find the extra money to do so, consider Croatia!  Dubrovnik is very similar to the Italian Coast and is just a fraction of the price! With wonderful history, culture, shops, dining, and some of the most beautiful beaches along the Mediterranean, you will surely fall in love!  Relax on your private ocean view terrace and this could be your view, for just $45.00 a night! Watch the boats sail by, the fisherman with their daily catch, and take in the tranquil waters.  Croatia is simply beautiful.  Beautiful country, beautiful view, beautiful price.

Ocean view vacation studio in Dubrovnik, Croatia
Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Getaway from it all in the Smoky Mountains!  If you seek a little seclusion on your honeymoon, Gatlinburg is a great choice!  The Smoky Mountains are so beautiful you will enjoy being surrounded by the scenery just as much as being with your new spouse!  Gatlinburg offers an array of activities from horseback riding, to hiking, to shopping and dining.  Don't miss riding the Arial Tram from downtown Gatlinburg up the mountain for some of the most breathtaking views you have ever seen.  Celebrate your new marriage with a cozy retreat to Gatlinburg at this cabin for just $115.00 a night! 
1 bedroom vacation cabin in Gatlinburg
We hope you are able to have an unforgettable honeymoon, no matter where you go!  If one of these budget honeymoon ideas doesn't work for you, contact our Travel Specialist.  We love to help our customers find the perfect place for their honeymoon! 

PerfectPlaces.com has over 70,000  vacation rental properties in over 103 countries and 6,600 cities.  Perfect Places is dedicated to helping travelers find and rent vacation rental properties worldwide. Vacation Rental properties offer a compelling alternative to Hotels for travelers seeking additional space, amenities and value that Hotels are often unable to match. Perfect Places is a privately owned company headquartered in Mountain View, California. 




Thursday, October 1, 2015

Family Friendly Vacations for the Holiday Season


Are you thinking about ditching the gifts this holiday season and taking your family on a vacation instead?  Sounds like a great idea to us, but let us do the work!  We have selected some of the best family-friendly vacations for the holiday season.  Whether your family prefers the beach, amusement parks, skiing, or nature, we have just the place for you.

Orlando, Florida
Vacation condo near Walt Disney World
Every child dreams of going to Walt Disney World at some point in their life.  Why not make their dreams come true and surprise the kids with a trip to Orlando and Disney?  We guarantee it will be a vacation your family will never forget! While in the Orlando area, check out Disney, Universal Studios, Sea World, Nickelodeon, Busch Gardens, and area beaches!  There are so many family-friendly activities to do within a two hour drive of Orlando that your family will leave with an abundance of memories of a great Christmas vacation.

If you are looking for a great place to stay for your Disney world vacation, look no further!  This Orlando vacation condo is located just 2.5 miles away from the Disney, making it a quick drive to and from.  It is also located on Lake Bryan, offering a lakefront getaway complete with paddle boats and kayaks!  The fun doesn't stop there.  This resort offers tennis courts, pools, hot tubs, arcade room, playground, and fitness center.  You will definitely have a fun-filled family holiday here!

Aspen, Colorado
If your family loves winter sports, Aspen may the be best place for your holiday vacation!  With 4 mountains to choose from for skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, tubing, and cross country skiing,  you can fill your days at one or all!  Aspen/Snowmass offers an all mountain pass that will allow you to shred some powder at all four mountains!  Find your favorite mountain and spend an extra day there, or keep mixing it up for a fun variety.  Aspen also offers many family-friendly activities, including a phenomenal downtown experience with one of the most beautiful Christmas displays around.  Check out the live, period, carolers too!  There is so much fun to be had in Aspen.
2 bedroom vacation rental in Aspen

Stay at this perfectly decorated vacation condo in Aspen and you will be just 100 yards from the Aspen Mountain gondola!  Step out your front door and you are right in Aspen's world class shopping and dining area.  Plus, guests are provided with free access to the Aspen Club and Spa.  What a great way to spend Christmas!

Phoenix, Arizona
Central Arizona is one of the most popular destinations to travel to during the winter months because of its large variety of activities and its fabulous weather.  You can expect zero humidity and average temperatures of 67 degrees.  Perfect for those family hikes up the mountains!  On days you aren't trekking up the scenic Phoenix Mountain range, take the family to the Phoenix Zoo, Jambo (the indoor amusement park), the Arizona Science Museum, or try tubing on the Salt River.  Don't miss Rawhide Western Town in Chandler for a real cowboy/girl experience and a bit of Old West fun!

3 bedroom vacation home in Phoenix, Arizona

Your family will absolutely love this private vacation home in Phoenix!  Located right at the foot of the Phoenix Mountain range, it offers fantastic mountain views and a resort like backyard with private pool.  When you vacation to the mountains, you should be able to see them from your room! This place will not disappoint.



Quintana Roo, Mexico
Feeling the need to take a tropical vacation this Christmas?  You are not alone!  Quintana Roo (Cancun area) is one of the top destinations families travel to during the winter months.  With average temperatures in the 80's, sunshine nearly every day, beautiful beaches, and some of the prettiest water you have seen, Mexico should be a top contender on your list!  Spend the day at the beach and have a sandcastle building contest, visit some incredible outdoor water parks, go zip-lining through the jungle, take day excursion to nearby islands, or hang out by the pool for some fun!

2 bedroom vacation condo in Cancun, Mexico
If you want an excellent location for your holiday vacation, this Cancun penthouse vacation condo is just the ticket!  Overlooking the Caribbean Sea, this resort offers many amenities like an oceanfront pool, kiddie pool, hot tubs, and a tennis court.  You will definitely have some family-fun right here!  All the great activities are just a short distance from this condo, making it the perfect place.


We hope you have a great time on your family vacation this holiday season!  If you need some help planning, please contact our Travel Specialist!  We love helping our customers find the perfect place for their holiday vacation!

PerfectPlaces.com has over 73,000  vacation rental properties in over 103 countries and 6,600 cities.  Perfect Places is dedicated to helping travelers find and rent vacation rental properties worldwide. Vacation Rental properties offer a compelling alternative to Hotels for travelers seeking additional space, amenities and value that Hotels are often unable to match. Perfect Places is a privately owned company headquartered in Mountain View, California.