Four Seasons Anguilla – Highly Recommended

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Based on travel experiences over the past twenty five years, I’ve developed a high degree of skepticism towards “luxury” in the Caribbean.  My recent stay at the Four Seasons Anguilla demonstrated that it can exist. Overview: A very strong resort option in the Caribbean Strengths: Rooms, F&B, Pools, Beach Drawbacks: Housekeeping Notable: Basketball and soccer for the kids […]

Rosewood Tucker’s Point Bermuda – Probably the best on the island

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Overview: A well finished four star resort hotel Strengths: Size and finishes of rooms, F&B, pools, [beach] Drawbacks: Musty smell in my room, some “island time” issues Notable: Very close to airport (but no jet noise) and also very close to Mid Ocean Club (top golf club on the island) Bermuda has so much potential.  Very close […]

Eden Roc at Cap Cana (Dominican Republic) – Value Play?

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Overview: A reasonably priced, near-luxury beach-adjacent Caribbean property Strengths: Beach, climate, quality of F&B (mostly), on-property activities, service (mostly) Drawbacks: Limited F&B venues, speed of service at one F&B venue, closeness of villas, haphazard property development Of Note: Close to the airport (a positive; no noise issues) Background In mid-2015, we took advantage of the […]