The Traveling Travel Agent

Norwegian Getaway - Great for Families

As part of our ongoing commitment to our valued clients, Purple Palm Vacations spends a lot of time learning about the latest and greatest cruise ships by visiting them firsthand. Recently we had the pleasure of touring the Norwegian Getaway, sailing the Caribbean from Miami since 2014. This beautiful ship is family dream vacation with something fun for everyone.

We Recommend This Ship For:  Families with Children of all ages, Family Reunions, Solo Travelers, and Active Couples

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One of many fun kids' areas on the Getaway

Dreams Los Cabos Suites Golf Resort and Spa

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 Los Cabos, Mexico, we had the pleasure of touring the beautiful Dreams Los Cabos Suites Golf Resort and Spa, an all suite, All-Inclusive resort set in the Corridor between San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas. This resort impressed us with its beautiful colonial Mexican architecture and top notch service. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Families and Couples looking for a quiet getaway, and Golfers

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Dramatic archways are a part of the traditional colorial Mexican architecture

Sandos Finisterra Los Cabos - A Perfect Combination of Location and Views

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 Los Cabos, Mexico, we had the pleasure of staying 2 nights at Sandos Finisterra Los Cabos, an All-Inclusive resort set in a perfect location at Land's End. This resort impressed us with its stunning views of both the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez and it's beautiful architecture built right into the mountain.

We Recommend This Resort For:  Families, Couples and anyone who wants to stay in the heart of Cabo San Lucas

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Sandos Finisterra's 3 pools are on the Pacific Ocean side of the resort.

Explorer of the Seas - Exploring Alaska in Style

As part of our ongoing commitment to our clients, Purple Palm Vacations spends a lot of time learning about the cruise itineraries you want to sail by experiencing them firsthand. Recently we had the pleasure of sailing on Royal Caribbean's Explorer of the Seas® on a beautiful 7-night Alaska cruise. She impressed us with her easy-to-get-around layout, wide variety of entertainment options, and stunning Alaskan itinerary. 

We Recommend This Ship For:  Families, Multi-Generational Families, & Large Groups

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Video of the spectacular Dawes Glacier in the Tracy Arm Fjord taken from my balcony room.

Iberostar Tucan & Quetzal

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 All-Inclusive Iberostar Tucan & Quetzal. This beach resort impressed us with its lovely Mayan architecture in a picture perfect setting in the peaceful jungle with an amazing white sand beach. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Families, Beach Lovers and Couples

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Iberostar Tucan & Quetzal sits on a prime stretch of beach

Riu Palace Mexico

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 All-Inclusive Riu Palace Mexico. This beach resort impressed us with its elegant and modern design set on an amazing white sand beach. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Couples, Weddings, and Multi-Generational Groups

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The elegant and modern Riu Palace Mexico

Disney's Art of Animation Resort

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 touring Disney's Art of Animation Resort, the newest Value resort at Walt Disney World. This resort is whimsical fun for the whole family with its character themed rooms and family suites with kitchenettes. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Families of 5 or more, Fans of The Lion King, Cars, Finding Nemo and The Little Mermaid

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The Lion King section of Disney's Art of Animation Resort

Disney's Yacht and Beach Club Resorts

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. Disney's Yacht and Beach Club Resorts are in the Deluxe category and are one of our favorites with their convenient location and beautiful decor. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Large Families and those with discerning tastes

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Disney's Yacht and Beach Club Resort

El Dorado Seaside Suites by Karisma

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 El Dorado Seaside Suites, an Adults Only All-Inclusive luxury retreat. This romantic resort impressed us with its brilliant architecture, amazing sea views and dedication to great service. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Honeymoons and Milestone Anniversaries

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All rooms are Infinity Pool Suites with amazing ocean views!

Generations Riviera Maya by Karisma

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 Generations Riviera Maya, an all Suite, all Butler, all Gourmet All-Inclusive resort. This resort impressed us with its brilliant architecture, amazing sea views and dedication to great service. 

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

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The Gourmet Tower of restaurants offers delicious food with amazing views.

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!