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Ten Questions to Ask Before Your Next Luxury Vacation Villa Rental

Here at Blue Sky Luxury Travels, we select only the best in villas, resorts, yacht charters and private islands for our discriminating guests. Our local team ensures quality and unique experiences as well as planning tailored and unique itineraries. When you’re making the decision of which villa is right for your island vacation, here are 10 important questions to consider: 1. What is the location of the villa? Is it located near a city or town or is it in a more rural area? Are there any shops nearby? Banks? Ferry boats? Asking the right questions about the area can help you get a better idea of the location you’re staying at and how accessible it will be to pick up any last-minute supplies or gifts. 2. What services and activities are offered? As an all-inclusive operation, Blue Sky offers a variety of services at most of our villas including private chefs, personal trainers, childcare professionals, massage therapists, tour guides, private transportation services, and more. We are able to tailor a dream vacation that is unique to your interests and desires. Experiences can include day charters for powerboats, catamarans, and sailboats, private jets, event planning, helicopter charters, excursions (guided hikes,

Private Islands & Resorts for Weddings, Reunions & Retreats in Fiji

When you’re planning a destination wedding, corporate retreat, sales incentive trip or even a family reunion, you want to choose an irresistible location that your guests will be thrilled to experience. Beautiful settings, exciting group activities, and luxurious accommodations are a must for essential gatherings like these. Our Blue Sky Luxury Travels team travels the world to find the very best for our clients. We recently traveled extensively in Fiji and found some incredible private islands and resorts that are ideal for large groups.  Please contact us at info@blueskyconcierge.com to start planning your once in a lifetime Fiji experience! As always we offer the best rates and there are no additional fees to book through us. It’s a win-win   Kokomo Private Island Fiji This spectacular Fiji private island resort is perfect for large groups. It sleeps up to 130 people, and groups can rent individual villas or buy out the entire island. Each villa comes with a BBQ area, full air conditioning, an infinity edge pool, two services per day by housekeeping and round the clock concierge service by their attentive staff. Exquisite dining is included, as is a private spa treatment and watersports. The island accommodates families as well, with complimentary

Five Hotspots for Fine Dining on St. John

Of all the Caribbean islands, I spend most of my time on St. John. It’s where I started my business, and this lush, verdant island with drop-dead gorgeous beaches will always have a piece of my heart. It’s a relatively small island, with just a couple of public resorts and a small town, Cruz Bay, where most of the restaurants are located. Most of our Blue Sky Luxury Travels clients stay in private villas on the island, and our team makes all of the arrangements for provisioning and private chefs so they can enjoy their meals without lifting a finger. We love helping clients find that special place for a big night out, and fine dining restaurants in St. John are perfect for anniversary, birthday and wedding celebrations. Here are some of my best restaurant recommendations for fine dining on St. John. One thing to remember with all of these establishments is that they fill up quickly, especially on weekends. Our team here at Blue Sky Luxury Travels can help you make your reservations in advance to secure your celebration destination. Extra Virgin Bistro Extra Virgin Bistro is perched on a hillside overlooking Cruz Bay, and it’s a bit away

Five Questions to Ask Before Your Next Luxury Yacht Charter

Many of our clients choose to spend all or part of their island vacation aboard a luxury yacht. Here at Blue Sky Luxury Travels, we are experts in yacht charters, so we know how to pair our clients with the perfect luxury yacht. We consider the age makeup of the group: whether it’s all adults, families with kids, or a multigenerational family reunion. Your ideal level of vacation activity is also important: some people just want to lay in the sun relaxing with a beautiful view, while others look for adrenaline-filled days of diving, fishing, jet-skiing, and kayaking. We always ask our clients how high a priority they place on fine dining, since some yacht charters offer elegant meals in refined dining rooms, while others focus on grilling up the catch of the day and taking meals on the deck. We present our clients with a curated selection of ideally matched luxury yachts for their consideration. When you’re making the decision of what yacht charter is right for your island vacation, here are the 5 most important questions to consider: 1. Where do you want to go? The Riviera, Italy, Fiji, The Greek Isles, the British Virgin Islands, the U.S.

A Day In the Life: What Does a Luxury Concierge Service Actually DO?

Blue Sky Luxury Travels is based in the Caribbean and creating vacation experiences for clients in stunning destinations all over the world. We make a point of visiting each property that we represent, and we love to share our discoveries so we post photos every day of beautiful destinations and luxury experiences. We know it may all look like fun and games, island-hopping in Fiji, Hawaii, the US Virgin Islands, and the British Virgin Islands, but we promise, we are actually hard at work! Since so many people have asked, we wanted to share what a day in the life is for Shanna Dickerson, the CEO of Blue Sky Luxury Travels. Shanna stays in different islands and towns all over the world, but wherever she is, she makes sure to keep to her schedule and make sure that all of her clients’ needs are cared for. So here’s what a day in the life of Shanna really looks like: 6am     Shanna rises early and meditates for twenty minutes to get her head straight for the day. Next, she heads straight for the coffee machine for a nice hot cup of coffee. She checks her phone for any urgent client messages and looks

Popular Belize Landmarks

The sunny sky, warm water, and beautiful white sand beaches are reason enough to visit Belize. This small Caribbean nation has so much more to offer though. Here we will outline some of the most popular land attractions you must visit while in Belize. Caracol Located 500 meters (1,650 ft) above sea level, Caracol is the largest Mayan site in Belize. The Caracol Mayan Ruins consist of 35,000 buildings that used to be a large Mayan city around 650 AD with an estimated population of almost 200,000, which is more than twice the size of the Belize City population today. Most of this ancient city is underground, but a small fraction of buildings left on the surface talks about the city’s majesty. The largest structure is the pyramid Canaa, meaning “Sky Place,” at 43 meters (143 ft), which is the tallest man-made structure in all of Belize. From the top one can see all the way to Guatemala. Caracol Mayan Ruins is also home of a variety of wildlife, such as ocellated turkey, keel-billed toucans, and the legendary mot-mot. Lamanai Once a major city of the Mayan civilization, Lamanai is a popular archaeological site, located in northern Belize. Getting here

Introducing a new Caribbean Destination – Anguilla

This year we are fully dedicated to expanding our presence in the Caribbean and are proud to present a new destination we invite our guests to check out – the island of Anguilla. This little Caribbean island has everything you are dreaming of – azure blue waters, a laid-back atmosphere, white sand beaches, warm tropical breezes, and five-star resort services and accommodations. Come here to escape the hustle and bustle of life and enjoy the numerous activities the island offers to its visitors. The island of Anguilla has 33 beautiful beaches, and most of them are quite remote. Even popular beaches like Shoal Bay East are often empty, so don’t be surprised if you have the beach all to yourself. The best way to hop from beach to beach is by car, so if you plan to do beach exploring we recommend renting a car. Another popular water activity is to spend the day on a sailboat. A popular tour will take you to Little Bay, only accessible by boat. There you can enjoy swimming and snorkeling in crystal clear waters. For just a $10 boat ride your island adventures will continue with a trip to Sandy Island, a very

Three Romantic Caribbean Villas for Your Caribbean Getaway

When planning your romantic Caribbean getaway, you want to have best of all. As experts in Caribbean travel and accommodations, let us help you choose the most romantic place with an intimate atmosphere, where you can spend unforgettable moments with your loved one. Here are our top three Caribbean luxury villa picks: The Suites at Paradise Ridge, St. Lucia The Suites at Paradise Ridge is the place to go if you are planning a honeymoon or are celebrating any other romantic occasion. It is one of the most romantic places in the world, home to the ultimate getaway for honeymooners, couples celebrating an anniversary, or renewing their wedding vows. The location is spectacular – 1,100 feet above sea level overlooking the Pitons. Each villa is 1,400 square feet in size and has a private pool with drop-dead views of the dramatic Piton Mountains and the Caribbean Sea. The villa’s décor has a romantic appeal and features porch swings for two over the pools, tree branches fashioned into lamps, vivid mosaic tile work covering the shower walls, and elaborate carvings in the support columns. If you don’t feel like leaving your suite, you will have the option to be pampered with

Introducing new Caribbean Destinations in 2019

As we expand our business and social media presence we are proud to introduce new Caribbean destinations in January – Belize and Costa Rica. Belize is a small country the size of the state of Massachusetts. It is home of many beautiful tropical beaches you can hardly find anywhere else in the world. Belize’s barrier reef attracts thousands of tourists from around the world who are looking for the ultimate scuba and snorkeling diving experience,  as well as nature enthusiasts who love exploring the country’s unique national parks with their tropical flora and fauna. What makes this small Central American country yet even more unique is the presence of Mayan sites with rich history, so travelers who are interested in archaeology will be quite busy exploring the Mayan sites of Altun Ha, Lamani and Caraco. Belize is well known in the upscale community as a prime travel destination, and being experts in Caribbean and Central American travel we at Blue Sky Luxury Travels are here for you to help arrange your trip to Belize and answer all questions you might have. As we are in the process of putting together our Belize villa portfolio, we can already make a strong

Blue Sky Luxury Travels Expands in 2019

Blue Sky is expanding and we want you to be the first to know! In addition to our full-service luxury concierge and event company, we now offer housing logistics for corporate clients and luxury villa rentals. Blue Sky Global Logistics is our newest division, providing corporate and workforce housing for disaster relief staff. We are currently at work in the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico housing workers who are helping to rebuild and restore areas affected by natural disaster. We’ve also expanded our villa rental portfolio throughout the Caribbean and the Bahamas. Every day, we spotlight a different villa on our Blue Sky Luxury Villas Facebook page. Our blog has expanded, and we now provide articles each month with all types of information, travel tips, memories and suggestions to make you a more informed luxury traveler. 2019 is shaping up to be an amazing year, and this is just the beginning! We look forward to serving our clients with boutique attention and exceptional service. We are here for all your travel needs, simplifying everything for individuals, families, weddings, and corporations. Feel free to contact us if you need some help planning your next vacation! Want to keep in touch with all the latest news from Blue Sky?

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