The Traveling Travel Agent

Harmony of the Seas - Family Fun at Sea!

As part of our ongoing commitment to our clients, Purple Palm Vacations spends a lot of time learning about the destinations you want to visit by visiting them firsthand. Recently we had the pleasure of saliing on the largest cruise ship at sea, as of 2017, on a 7 night Eastern Caribbean sailing. This ship impressed us with its impressive entertainment, wide variety of fun activities and an amazing lack of crowds considering the size of the ship. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Families with kids of all ages, Multi Generations and Groups

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Although she carries over 6,000 passengers, it rarely feels crowded on board with so many different areas.

Riu Palace Riviera Maya - Amazing Beach 

As part of our ongoing commitment to our clients, Purple Palm Vacations spends a lot of time learning about the destinations you want to visit by visiting them firsthand. Recently while in the Riviera Maya, Mexico, we had the pleasure of staying 6 nights at the beautiful All-Inclusive Riu Palace Riviera Maya. This resort impressed us with its amazing beach, beautiful grounds and friendly staff. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Couples, Anniversaries, and Groups

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The Riu Palace Riviera Maya grounds and architecture is gorgeous.

Sandals Halcyon Beach St Lucia - Garden of Eden by the Sea

As part of our ongoing commitment to our clients, Purple Palm Vacations spends a lot of time learning about the destinations you want to visit by visiting them firsthand. Recently while on the beautiful island of St Lucia, we had the pleasure of touring at the intimate Couples Only All-Inclusive Sandals Halcyon Beach. This resort impressed us with its secluded beautiful beach, lush tropical grounds and friendly island service. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Couples, Honeymoon, and Anniversaries

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Sandals Halcyon Beach is a true beach front resort sitting on 1039 feet of white sand beach.

Azul Beach Resort Riviera Maya

As part of our ongoing commitment to our clients, Purple Palm Vacations spends a lot of time learning about the destinations you want to visit by visiting them firsthand. Recently while in the Riviera Maya, Mexico, we had the pleasure of touring the beautiful family friendly All-Inclusive Azul Beach Resort Riviera Maya. This boutique resort impressed us with its beautiful beach, amazing kids amenities and delicious food options. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Families with young children, families of 5 and families who like a smaller resort

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Azul Beach Resort's partnership with Nickelodeon offers lots of fun for the kiddos.

Sandals Grande St Lucian - Grand Views in Paradise

As part of our ongoing commitment to our clients, Purple Palm Vacations spends a lot of time learning about the destinations you want to visit by visiting them firsthand. Recently while in St Lucia, we had the pleasure of staying 2 nights at the beautiful Couples Only All-Inclusive Sandals Grande St Lucian Spa & Beach Resort. This resort impressed us with its long white sand beach, breathtaking views at every turn and luxurious accomodations. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Couples, Honeymoon, and Anniversaries

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The beach at Sandals Grande St Lucian is one of the best in St Lucia.

Iberostar Grand Hotel Bavaro - Dominican Adults Only Paradise

As part of our ongoing commitment to our clients, Purple Palm Vacations spends a lot of time learning about the destinations you want to visit by visiting them firsthand. Recently while in the Dominican Republic, we had the pleasure of touring the stunning Adults Only All-Inclusive Iberostar Grand Hotel Bavaro. This resort impressed us with its amazing beach, Greco Roman architecture and luxurious suites. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Couples, Honeymoon, and Anniversaries

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The Iberostar Grand Hotel Bavaro Garden Lake.

Iberostar Bavaro Suites - Dominican Family Paradise

As part of our ongoing commitment to our clients, Purple Palm Vacations spends a lot of time learning about the destinations you want to visit by visiting them firsthand. Recently while in the Dominican Republic, we had the pleasure of touring the beautiful All-Inclusive Iberostar Bavaro Suites. This resort impressed us with its wide, white sand beach, lush tropical grounds and spacious family suites. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Families, Couples and groups traveling together

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Iberostar Bavaro Suites has lots of fun activities to keep the kids entertained.

Secrets Cap Cana - Heavenly Beach

As part of our ongoing commitment to our clients, Purple Palm Vacations spends a lot of time learning about the destinations you want to visit by visiting them firsthand. Recently while in the Dominican Republic, we had the pleasure of staying 2 nights at the beautiful All-Inclusive Secrets Cap Cana Resort & Spa for adults only. This resort impressed us with its amazing beach, beautiful grounds and luxurious suites. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Couples, Honeymoon, and Anniversaries

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Secrets Cap Cana sits on one of the best beaches in the Dominican Republic.

Azul Beach Resort The Fives

As part of our ongoing commitment to our clients, Purple Palm Vacations spends a lot of time learning about the destinations you want to visit by visiting them firsthand. Recently while in Riviera Maya, Mexico, we had the pleasure of touring family friendly Azul Beach Resort The Fives. This resort impressed us with its unique layout, fantastic swimming pools and dedication to great service. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Families, Multi-Generations, Destination Weddings and Vow Renewals

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The color of the Caribbean is captivating.

El Dorado Casitas Royale

As part of our ongoing commitment to our clients, Purple Palm Vacations spends a lot of time learning about the destinations you want to visit by visiting them firsthand. Recently while in Riviera Maya, Mexico, we had the pleasure of touring the beautiful El Dorado Casitas Royale, an Adult Only Gourmet All-Inclusive resort. This resort impressed us with its unique luxury suites, commitment to the environment and gourmet food options. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Destination Weddings, Honeymoons, Couples who want a quiet, private resort experience

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The Swim Up Casita Suites are ideal for romance!

About the Author

My name is Amy Burbank, owner of Purple Palm Vacations and the Traveling Travel Agent. I travel throughout the year to the destinations that are in high demand looking for quality vacation options that go above and beyond. This blog is a collection of my Resort and Cruise Ship reviews that I feel are the best of the best and will truly provide a great vacation. Happy Travels!