Iselle & Julio Have Hawaii Surfers Riding High

While Iselle & Julio may be a rare (22 years to be exact) hiccup in the quest for vacation sun and sand, the back-to-back storms are also creating a dream playground and adventure for advanced surfers!

Beautiful South Shore on the Big Island of Hawaii is expecting giant waves. For the next few days, watch the live web cam now below!

Continue reading

Great All-Inclusive Deals to BlueBay Grand Esmeralda Resort

Apple Vacations has a GREAT, limited time offer out there right now to the BlueBay Grand Esmeralda Resort. It is a contemporary hotel in Riviera Maya, surrounded by lush mangroves and private beachfront.

I have gotten several comments lately asking if it is a nice hotel for that amazing rate. I tell you it is a deal! One of our sales reps visited the resort recently and just posted some recent pictures, so I thought I would let them speak for themselves.

Here’s a quick look at BlueBay Grand Esmeralda!

Have a Destination Wedding Your Way

Zoetry Agua Punta Cana

Zoetry Agua Punta Cana

Written by Melanie Pelouze Schmidt, AVDW Director of Sales

Do you and your sweetheart envision an intimate wedding in a stunning local rather than a big country club affair filled with aunts, cousins and your mom’s friend from grade school that you see once a decade?

Finding it hard to narrow down a guest list when you have so many people just a short drive away? Then choosing a destination wedding can be a liberating experience! It often allows you to plan a wedding much truer to your vision of a perfect day than your families while still keeping the peace!

After all, since The Knot suggests you can expect a 50% acceptance rate for destination weddings while the rate for a local weddings soars to 85%, you can make mom happy and extend an invite to distant Aunt Betty while being reasonably confident she won’t make the trek.

Continue reading

Destination Weddings: How to Dress Your Groom

Written by Megan Anderson , AVDW Specialist

Dressing your groom can be pretty cut and dry for a traditional wedding. Tuxedos and suits are the usual attire choices. But with a destination wedding there are unlimited options that can put a fun twist on your special day.

Continue reading

Beaches, Sunsets, Waterfalls, Music, Relaxation – Jamaica!

Couples Negril, Jamaica

Couples Negril, Jamaica

Come to Jamaica ….and feel alright.

We’ve all heard the song, right?  And if you are looking to relax and unwind, then Jamaica may just be the perfect spot for your next Apple Vacation.

Here’s four reasons that set Jamaica apart:

Continue reading

With Apple Vacations – It’s Summer Fun for Everyone!

Dreams Riviera Cancun

Dreams Riviera Cancun

Well, it’s that time of year again. Graduations are abound and schools are in their final weeks. Many have even ended for the summer.

The questions is – where are you going on your summer vacation? Is it a family vacation for everyone – even mom and dad?

If so, your answer NEEDS to be an Apple Vacation!

Continue reading

Destination Weddings: Know Your Guest Etiquette

Angela and Robert’s wedding at IberostarRose Hall Beach

Angela and Robert’s wedding at IberostarRose Hall Beach

Written by Ashley Surkin, Apple Vacations Destination Wedding Specialist

There’s a certain etiquette needed when having friends and family join you for an all-inclusive Destination Wedding. Here’s a list of “unwritten rules” needed to smooth over the sometimes rocky process.

Continue reading