Located along Jamaica’s famous 7-Mile Beach, Sandals Negril is one of our top recommended destinations for couples who desire both relaxation and recreation on their holiday. While the high energy of buzzing nearby nightlife and tourist attractions is easily accessible to guests, this all inclusive resort itself remains an undisturbed repose, embodying the laid-back vibe that characterizes Jamaica. Find our full Sandals Negril review below. (more…)
A staple of old world elegance, the Sandals Royal Plantation merges historically inspired interiors with elements of lavish modern luxury for an overall experience sure to leave you lusting for a longer vacation. This intimate, 74-room oceanfront resort boasts an unparalleled level of service as the only All-Butler resort in the entire Sandals line. (more…)
The newest property of the Sandals resort line, the Royal Barbados resort is currently the only luxury all inclusive resort to feature all-suite accommodations and is home to a number of innovative “firsts” for the world-renowned company. Premiering features include Sandals’ first rooftop pool and bar, a 4-lane bowling alley known as Lovers Lanes, a craft beer bar, gourmet donut shop, and the debut of 2 new globally-inspired restaurant concepts. Additionally, signature Tranquility Soaking Tubs™ adorn every balcony of this all-suite resort, ensuring every guest has the chance to experience Sandals resorts’ reimagined luxury tubs. (more…)
Last month, we had the pleasure of arranging a beautiful destination wedding for our clients, Joe and Maggie Dominy. After an intimate oceanside ceremony at the Sandals Negril in Jamaica, the couple spent another week relaxing in the honeymoon suite to celebrate their love. (more…)
Relaxation and recreation come together effortlessly in one idyllic resort at the Sandals Emerald Bay resort. Situated on a pristine mile-long Bahamian beach, the location itself provides couples ample opportunity to enjoy both adventure and leisure activity. Whether you prefer soaking up the sun or going beneath the surface to snorkel some of the Bahamas’ most vibrant coral reefs, there’s something for everyone at this Sandals property. (more…)
As the premier property of the Sandals resort line, Montego Bay has been a favorite destination for Southern Travel Agency staff and the couples we service since its innovative beginning in 1981. Today, vacationers at the venue where Sandals pioneered and evolved the concept for their world-renowned all-inclusive resorts can easily see why the company continues to lead the luxury travel industry. (more…)
No Sandals resort gives guests the royal treatment quite like the Sandals Royal Caribbean. The crown jewel of Jamaica’s romance resort scene, the allure of this award-winning property lies in its lavish attention to detail. From being greeted at the airport with a private BMW to lounging on the resort’s very own private island, every moment of our stay at Royal Caribbean resort was truly fit for a king. (more…)
When our client, Phil Motes, told us he wanted to plan a special vacation in honor of his daughter’s college graduation, we knew they would love to go on one of the top river cruises in Europe as the perfect way to celebrate. (more…)
When it comes to luxury resorts, few resort brands have been able to achieve the reputation of quality that the Sandals resort name elicits. A World Travel Award winner for 23 years in a row, Sandals Resorts International is recognized worldwide as a leader in the hospitality industry, famed for their all inclusive luxury resorts dispersed across the Caribbean. (more…)
Whether you have a honeymoon, anniversary, destination wedding, or simply an adults-only holiday on the horizon, a vacation planner is the ultimate must-have while planning any romantic getaway. More than just an automated website with finite, inside-the-box options, a vacation planner is a real person who can truly tailor experiences while turning your dream vacation into a tangible reality. Read on to find out some of the many ways our expert travel planners can bring value to your vacation! (more…)
Famous for its calm turquoise waters, pristine sandy beaches, and an unparalleled atmosphere of serenity, the Turks & Caicos islands have long been a favorite destination among world-class travelers. But there’s more to these luxurious Caribbean islands than meets the eye! (more…)
Santorini Travel: Client Italy and Greece Vacation Journal – Traveling with Purpose | Chapter 6 – Santorini, Greece
Santorini Travel – Client Italy and Greece Travel Journal: The following entry is an excerpt from Esther’s own travel journal. Our Augusta team of experienced travel agents are excited to share her travel story. (more…)
Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast Travel: Client Italy Travel Journal – Traveling with Purpose | Chapter 5
Sorrento and Amalfi Coast Travel – Client Italy Travel Journal: The following entry is an excerpt from Esther’s own vacation journal. We were honored to help Esther plan her exploration of these beautiful European countries. Our Augusta team of experienced travel agents are excited to share her travel story.
Rome Travel – Client Italy Travel Journal: The following entry is an excerpt from Esther’s own vacation journal. Our Augusta travel expert team was honored to help Esther plan her exploration of this beautiful European country, and we are excited to share her travel story. (more…)
Tuscany Travel: Client Italy Vacation Journal – Traveling with Purpose | Chapter 3 – The Tuscan Countryside
Tuscany Travel – Client Italy Travel Journal: The following entry is an excerpt from Esther’s own vacation journal. Our travel advisor team here here at Southern Travel Agency were honored to help Esther plan her exploration of these beautiful countries, and we are excited to share her story. (more…)
You yearn to explore new incredible destinations. Discover wonders around every corner. Watch a look of awe spread across their faces. And you want to do it all, together — so you can start building those family memories that last a lifetime! If that’s what you’re after, then it’s time to start seeking out some truly incredible family summer vacation ideas. (more…)
Florence Travel – Client Italy Vacation Journal: The following entry is an excerpt from Esther’s own travel journal where she visited Florence on her Italy and Greece vacation. Our Augusta team of experienced travel agents were honored to help Esther plan her exploration of these beautiful European countries, and we are excited to share her travel story. (more…)
No vacationer should leave home without travel insurance. What happens if you fall ill right before you leave? What happens if your airline loses your luggage? Or what happens if you get hurt while traveling?
Having a good insurance when you travel can help protect you in these scenarios, and more. Read our guide to learn how you can protect your vacation — and your hard-earned vacation dollars — with travel insurance.
There’s a good chance that you’ll take a vacation next year. And if you’re like most people, there’s a good chance you haven’t started planning for it yet. But if you want to save money and have the perfect vacation fit for your needs (and who doesn’t want that?), then you’ll want to rethink your vacation planning strategy. In this article, we’re busting myths about planning and paying for your luxury trips, so that you can get your dream vacation at a dream price with the dream quality and experience you want. Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash (more…)