Dreaming of the ocean? Shop these finds.

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Resort Lounge {March Edition}

Welcome to Resort Lounge. This month's roundup features private islands by private jets, kid-friendly resorts, resort style at home, spring/summer travel deals.


Adventures, underwater dining, gazing at beautiful sunsets and a host of other diversions await at Hurawalhi Island Resort in the pristine Lhaviyani Atoll in the Maldives. Accommodations at this Adult Only resort feature stunning beach-side and over-water villas. The resort is accessible by seaplane.
Video courtesy of Hurawalhi

Ski or relax in the indoor waterpark at Jay Peak Resort in Vermont. These spring deals are valid through 4/27/19.

The Ocean Edge Resort on Cape Cod is a popular Massachusetts destination for families, especially in the summer months. Activities include: junior tennis, junior golf, arts and crafts, oyster tours, kite-flying, and movies under the stars.

Atlantis Paradise Island in the Bahamas overflows with a myriad of activities for kids. The resort has 11 distinctly different pools, including three kid's pools. There is no shortage of water-themed attractions to delight both kids and adults. Many of the restaurants at Atlantis feature kid-friendly menus. Don't miss their Summer Savings Event! Book by 04/08/19 for travel from 4/24/19-9/5/19. Visit https://www.atlantisbahamas.com

Also in the Bahamas: Blue, the only private island in the Bahamas with its own jet port.

Video courtesy of Blue Island

Jet away to a luxurious, tropical hideaway in St. Vincent & The Grenadines (private jet, that is.) The 5 Star Mandarin Oriental Canouan is offering guests a Jet Away & Play package.

Who says you have to leave the resort? Create a relaxing oasis at home using elements of island resort style:
  • Furniture: teak, mahogany, cane, rattan, bamboo, wicker. 
  • Rugs: sisal, jute, seagrass. 
  • Plants: palm trees, ferns, anthurium, orchids.
  • Window Treatments: light, airy roman shades, curtains of lightweight fabrics. 
  • Wall Paints: vibrant and cool shades of the tropics such as ocean blues, greens, white, beige, mustard, orange, coral, reds, yellow. 
  • Wall Art: tropical murals and wallpapers, art prints, posters, antique West Indies maps.  
  • Throw Pillows: exotic prints— hibiscus, ferns, banana leaf, heliconia, ginger lily, bird of paradise, pineapple. 
  • Coffee Tables and Countertops: seashells and hurricane lamps, 
  • Lighting: wall sconces, chandeliers, and candles with nautical themes. 
  • Indoor & Outdoor Dining: woven placemats, botanical print napkins/napkin rings with tropical motifs, hand-painted earthenware, cobalt blue glassware, a cabana for entertaining outdoors on hot summer days.
    See also Seaside Inspiration and Tropical Bliss for more inspiration.

    Resort Lounge is a collection of travel ideas and inspiration from resorts around the world. Each edition delivers exciting options for travelers + travel deals. Curated by The Boston Press Suite | Travel & Lifestyle Media. Follow on Twitter @traveldigest @travelmedia @socmediatravel. 

    Quick Access Media Pages
    Submit a Press Release  New England Book Shelf  Caribbean and Bermuda Books
    Travel & Lifestyle Careers  Social Media Travel Buzz & Careers


    Search This Blog