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The Beach Bum Vacations Advantage

July 17th, 2018 | By admin | Posted in Family Vacations, Resorts | Leave a comment

The Beach Bum Vacations Advantage

Experience the Beach Bum Vacations Advantage by booking your first, second, third, or hundreth trip with us! We never recommend a destination unless we have been there and thoroughly vetted the location. With more than a decade of experience, Beach Bum Vacations guarantees you the best vacation possible. We take all of your requirements, desires, & dreams and match them with the perfect destination so that everyone involved has the vacation of a lifetime every time.

We’ve had tens of thousands of guests receive exceptional vacation experiences with our expert travel concierge, let us make your vacation exceptional.

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Finest Playa Mujeres

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Finest for Families
Finest Playa Mujeres is the only all-inclusive luxury family-friendly resort in greater Cancun. A place to share the luxury and the love in a multi-age setting that enhances your individual experience.

Finest for Adults
Make each day your own amid the romantic backdrop of the Caribbean. Relax in an oversized Jacuzzi for two or your very own private plunge pool. Take a sunset yacht cruise or indulge in a couples massage at ONE Spa. Sip champagne during a torch-lit dinner on the beach.

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Eleuthera: An Ideal Place to Learn & Surf

July 17th, 2014 | By admin | Posted in Family Vacations, Luxury Vacation Travel | Leave a comment

Whether you're going to the Bahamas on luxury travel or for one of your family vacations, if you're interested in surfing, the island of Eleuthera is for you. During any tropical vacation, tourists can see and join surfers gliding along the turquoise water. If you've ever wanted to learn how to move along the sea on a surfboard, then there's no better place than Eleuthera to gain the firsthand knowledge & experience the freedom of soaring over the waves before you head home.

The location of the island has highly conducive conditions for surfing thanks to a sharp 3,000-foot descent in the sea floor just before the coast, according to USA Today. The shoreline protrudes out into the water before the drop-off, causing exceptional waves for surfers to exploit.

Numerous beaches on the island provide plenty of opportunities to test out the tides, but the popular Holiday Beach is home to waves that grow tall enough to surf before they crash into the coasts with a giant splash, the source said.

If you or your family don't know how to surf yet, then the Bahamas Out Island Adventures group can teach you in a style not found anywhere else. You don't just spend a few hours at the beach with a surfboard and instructor either on Eleuthera. Bahamas Out Island Adventures hosts a surfing camp for tourists of all ages that not only helps people tame the waves, but makes an overnight trip of it, according to the group's official website.

You can camp out on the beach & under the Caribbean stars at night while mastering your new hobby during the day for an experience that encompasses the spirit of a tropical vacation. Eleuthera is one of the best places in the Bahamas to find a variety of surfing possibilities on both family and adult vacations. By the time you're done at the surf camp, your memories of the trip will accompany the skills you've learned along the way.

See Costa Rica from a Hot Air Balloon

July 16th, 2014 | By admin | Posted in Family Vacations | Leave a comment

If you're planning all inclusive travel to Costa Rica, you'll no doubt have a memorable time, but booking a hot air balloon ride can really bring your family vacations to new heights. The lush landscapes of this Central American paradise are stunning whether you're touring local towns, climbing through rainforest canopies or soaring high overhead, & there are plenty of opportunities to explore the country during your visit.

Ballooning is a relatively new addition to tourism in Costa Rica, but there are already a few different skyward journeys you can try. Serendipity Adventures, the only hot air balloon operator in Costa Rica, offers a few different routes to try.

Arenal Volcano
Float up into the sky above San Carlos, 20 miles away from the Arenal Volcano, until you're high above the clouds. Serendipity's website stated that with the right cloud cover, the world disappears & you're alone with the peak of the volcano. You won't get too close, because it is active, but the view of the smoking volcano is indescribable. You'll then float back down below the clouds to see the rainforests, rivers & lands of Costa Rica from a whole new angle.

​If you're staying in San Jose, Tourism Costa Rica recommended the Naranjo flight, which floats across the towns, farmlands & coffee plantations toward the Turrialba Volcano. This peak hasn't erupted in nearly 150 years, according to Costa Rica Journeys. If you choose, you can return after your balloon ride & actually go inside the volcano itself. This journey will also lead you across the skies above the ancient city of Guayabo. The historic ruins are even more impressive when seen from a bird's eye view.

The rides themselves take less than two hours, & you can book a trip for up to five people. It's not ideal for small children, as everyone in your party should be able to easily climb in & out of the basket, but the charter service will provide a staff member for kids under 10 for safety's sake. The balloons take about 45 minutes to fully inflate, & trips start very early, so you'll have to be out of your 5 star resorts & ready to be picked up by 5 a.m. When all is said & done, the trip takes about five hours start to finish, & it won't be one you'll soon forget.

Enjoy the Wild Sides of Aruba

There are many activities to do in Aruba while there on luxury travel with family or peers on adult vacations. Whether it's the thrilling night life on Palm Beach or the raw nature of the tropical environment, there's something for every traveler. You can get in touch with your more adventurous side in the unique natural surroundings of your location or immerse yourself in a different jungle: the nightlife.

Whatever type of vacation you want to have, Aruba covers both sides of the spectrum with numerous options. You only have to decide what kind of excitement you want every day you're there.

Experience Aruba's nature away from the resorts
If you're interested in some kind of physical activity on this vacation, chances are Arikok National Park can deliver whatever you need to make it happen. There's a wide array of options available, ranging from hiking to snorkeling within the park, reported 10Best USA Today.

The national park has recently received funds & is in the middle of construction & recreation on the premises to make the area more accessible to tourists & locals alike, the source stated. A new visitor center will help inform guests of the native species & efforts being made to conserve this delicate and exotic ecosystem. Inside the new facility is a terrarium that displays many of the local animals as well as a souvenir shop & new media room.

Some of the more popular methods for traversing the park are either by bicycle or four-wheel drive vehicle with tours available that can take you through some of the highlights of the grounds. The trails are the main attraction with caves scattered along the route & images drawn on the walls by the natives long ago, according to the source.

Into the untamed nightlife
Many venues line the streets of Aruba near the 5 star resorts, all offering something different to set them apart from the rest. Because of this, a wide variety of options have sprouted up in this tropical paradise for travelers seeking the thrill of tropical nightlife.

You can hang out at the Zombie Room with a blend of tiki island flavor & rock 'n' roll, or you can hop on the Kukoo Kunuku party bus for a night of seeing all of the island's venues on a tour, stated 10Best USA Today. Tourists from all over will be moving though this modern jungle, showing you a very different side to the natural Aruba.

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