The Traveling Travel Agent

Sandals Montego Bay - True Beachfront Resort

In January 2021, I had the pleasure of taking my 6th trip to Jamaica to visit Sandals Montego Bay for the 3rd time and see the new renovations the resort has undergone.  Although Sandals Montego Bay is the first Sandals resort, opening in 1981, you would never know it with all the beautiful and modern enhancements. The resort has a gorgeous new open air lobby overlooking the Caribbean Sea, brand new swim up suites steps from the ocean, a fun overwater bar called Latitudes, and a new overwater Chapel for a truly unique place to tie the knot.  Each time I visit this resort, I fall a little bit more in love with its friendly attentive staff, wonderful cuisine and incredible ocean views at every turn.

We Recommend This Resort For:  Active Couples, Short Trips, Divers, and Weddings

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Sandals Montrgo Bay is located on the longest stretch of beach in Montego Bay.

Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort & Private Island

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. While in Jamaica we had the pleasure of spending the day at Sandals Royal Caribbean, a couples only all-inclusive resort. This resort impressed us with its sophisticated atmosphere, top-notch service. and luxurious accomodations. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Active Couples who want to be close to the action of Montego Bay

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Sandals Royal Caribbean is home to the first Overwater Bungalows in Jamaica.

Riu Palace Jamaica - Montego Bay

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. While in Jamaica we had the pleasure of staying at the adults only Riu Palace Jamaica All-Inclusive resort. This resort impressed us with its sophisticated atmosphere, friendly service. and boutique style. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Couples, Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties and other group getaways for adults

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Secrets St James & Wild Orchid in Jamaica

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. While in Jamaica we had the pleasure of staying at the luxurious Secrets Wild Orchid All-Inclusive resort for adults only. This resort impressed us with its understated elegance, beautiful location, and top notch service. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Couples looking for a romantic getaway, Weddings, and Honeymoons

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Secrets St James & Wild Orchid sit on a peninsula with water on three sides.

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.

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

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!

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