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Villa Delfina: New Catalogue Addition

Meet the New Delfina Team! Villa Delfina sold to new owners, Mr. & Mrs. Keane, of Charleston SC. With that said there is a new team in place that we would like to share with everyone. Blue Sky Luxury Travels will be managing all bookings, marketing and concierge services. Chris Metting is the new local property manager who will be greeting our Delfina guests and making sure they well taken care of during their stay. The villa is in the exclusive gated community of Peter Bay which offers privacy as well as accessibility to the island’s best spots. We highly recommend staying at this ultra-luxury five bedroom villa and love its stunning panoramic views of the turquoise blue ocean and the surrounding islands! Accommodates: 10 guests + 4 children. Square Footage: 11,000 interior living space and 2,400 outdoor space. Amenities: High-speed internet, Full Air Conditioning, Heated Pool, Hot-tub, Game and TV room to include a full bar and pool table   There is a large formal dining area for up to 12 guests that connects to the gourmet kitchen, outdoor barbecue and additional outdoor dining areas.   Villa Delfina is decorated in traditional West Indian furniture. All five bedroom suites

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2022 Hot Destination: Turks & Caicos

Each time I check my inbox there seems to be a new request for a trip to Turks & Caicos! It’s clear our clients have great taste as Turks and Caicos is a wonderful destination and one that we could not recommend more highly right now. The tropical getaway is full of world-class beaches/reefs, dining, and accommodations. Here are some of the reasons we consider Turks and Caicos a must visit right now! Easy Covid-19 Entry/Exit Things to do: The country has eased Covid-19 protocols to allow for easier entry and tourism. This means no quarantine requirement upon arrival! Bars and restaurants are open and there is no curfew in place. Tourists are permitted to access all areas of the islands and inter-island travel requires no special authorization. Entry Requirements There are still steps in place to ensure a safe visit to Turks and Caicos. These are easy to complete and include: A negative PCR test taken within 5 days of arrival (children under 10 are exempt) Proof of insurance that covers Covid-19 medical costs. Completed online questionnaire. Exit Procedures Turks and Caicos makes it extremely easy to return back to your home country. Covid-19 tests are reliable and widely

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Moskito Island, BVI: New Estates

Moskito Island is situated in the beautiful and unspoiled British Virgin Islands! The island features private luxury states, as well as a recreation area and white sandy beaches, providing the perfect balance between that ‘home away from home’ feeling combined with the full range of services you’d expect from a luxury resort. It used to be that the Branson Estate was the only available estate to book on Moskito Island. Now, there are about to be a lot more options. We wanted to share that 10 new private estates are set to launch over the next few months! We are more than happy to help you be one of the first guests to stay at these brand new villas! Why choose Moskito Island? Things to do: The options on Moskito Island are endless. When we say you do not have to leave the island to do everything you could possibly desire, we mean it. On Land: Mountain Biking, Fitness Gym, Tennis, Organized team sports, Treasure Hunts, Beach Olympics On Water: Sailing, Kite surfing, Paddleboarding, Snorkelling, Kayaking Spa Treatments: A full range of treatments are offered including facials and massages. Fine Dining Often the fine food is the highlight of our

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Discover St. Lucia

A Day in Paradise Blue Sky Luxury Travels is happy to announce that we are managing Cliffhouse on St. John! The villa has been home to long term tenants who are departing in early December. We plan to upgrade the decor, pool, and landscaping, and will have the villa ready for short term rental beginning December 26!   Discover the magic of St. Lucia Join us for a day at Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort. Be transported to paradise, even just for a minute. 8:00 AM Picture waking in the comfort of your own villa. You greet the morning with a smile, you have a great itinerary for the day ahead. 9:30 AM Winding through tropical forest, the Tet Paul Nature Trail takes you 45 minutes. Along the trail, you’ve been learning about medicinal plants and sampling exotic fruits. On a clear day you can see all the way to Martinique and Saint Vincent. 12:00 PM Returning to the Viceroy, you sit with drinks in hand at the water’s edge. Soon you will be served wood-fired pizzas, the day’s fresh catch, and gourmet sandwiches. 1:30 PM Relax at your private plunge pool, the large vanishing edge pool at the resort,

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Cliffhouse on St. John USVI Just Opened for Short Term Rentals

Highly coveted dates are available: NYE 2021, Spring Break, President’s Week, and Christmas & NYE 2022. Blue Sky Luxury Travels is happy to announce that we are managing Cliffhouse on St. John! The villa has been home to long term tenants who are departing in early December. We plan to upgrade the decor, pool, and landscaping, and will have the villa ready for short term rental beginning December 26!   Since the villa has returned to the short term rental market, you can score highly coveted dates including New Year’s Eve 2021, Spring Break& President’s Week 2022, and Christmas/NYE 2022. This is a great opportunity! For reference, NYE week has been sold out in St. John for almost a year. Location: Lower Peter Bay (just a five minute walk to Peter Bay Beach) Accommodates: 8 guests (three king rooms and one room with two queen beds) Square Footage: 12,000 square feet Bathrooms: 4.5 Amenities: High-speed internet, Heated Pool, Fitness room, TV and A/C in each room   For Fun at Cliffhouse! Cliffhouse has a prime oceanfront spot 100 feet above sea level. It’s a sunrise villa that offers sweeping views of the neighboring British Virgin Islands, the Sir Frances Drake

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Top 5 Caribbean Destinations for Adventure

Choosing the right destination is the first step to any great vacation. Here we have compiled a list of our top 5 Caribbean destinations for family fun. These destinations offer a bit more of an adventurous and active trip. Our baseline criteria: must be safe, easy access, luxury villa rentals, and of course gorgeous white sand beaches! 1. Turks and Caicos Providenciales takes top spot because there is so much to do! Golf, tennis, horseback riding, boating, water sports, etc. There is a great kids camp for our younger guests to meet friends and have fun (as an extra bonus it provides some alone time for the adults)! The island also has a nonprofit named Potcake Place. This organization finds stray animals forever homes but they also offer socialization walks where you can walk their puppies on Grace Bay Beach. It’s a great way to help out a nonprofit and interact with their adorable puppies. 2. Grand Cayman Grand Cayman offers a lot of unique things to do in addition to great golf and tennis. One of the most popular activities is a trip to Stingray City sandbar. It is aptly named and you will see (and hold if you

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Blue Sky Relief Foundation

Hello, Blue Sky Inner Circle! Today we are coming to you not as Blue Sky Luxury Travels but as Blue Sky Relief Foundation. When Shanna Dickerson first began her luxury travel agency in 2010, the seed of Blue Sky Relief was planted too. Now it is a fullfledged nonprofit organization partnered with American Airlines, the USVI Police Department, and Alaqua Animal Refuge just to name a few! How It All Began: When Shanna Dickerson started working in the USVI, she saw how mistreated and neglected animals were. She began her grassroots movement saving the animals she came across. Each year she expanded her efforts to save the lives of these animals that never fail to fill our hearts. First she began donating to animal shelters, then extended opportunities for her clients to donate, adopt, or take animals in need back to their respective home countries. Now, she has created Blue Sky Relief and there is a lot of good rescue work being done! We want you to be a part of this cause too! Consider donating today and click the button below to access the Blue Sky Relief website. www.blueskyrelief.org   Current Work: The Kindness Club: Bringing Children and Animals

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Reduced Restrictions for Vaccinated Travelers: The Bahamas, BVI, and Greece

The Bahamas, British Virgin Islands, and Greece are some of the countries offering benefits and exclusive entrance to travelers who have been fully vaccinated! Full vaccination means it has been at least two weeks since receiving both doses of a two-dose vaccine, or one shot of a single-dose vaccine like Johnson and Johnson. Bahamas Vaccinated travelers are no longer required to show proof of a negative Covid-19 test for entry into the Bahamas! In lieu of the test, proof of vaccination is uploaded to the Bahamas Health Visa.  La Palmeraie: Nine Bedroom on Harbour Island Situated on Harbour Island in the Bahamas, La Palmeraie is a 9 bedroom luxury villa with a stunning oceanfront location. It sits right on a gorgeous pink sand beach and is surrounded by lush tropical landscaping. Here you will enjoy the privacy of a luxury villa combined with the comfort and services of a five star resort. Rates Begin at $72,000 per week. Middle Cay: Luxurious Private Island Situated just off the coast of Harbour Island, Middle Cay is a two-acre private island with five-star amenities, making it the ultimate secluded getaway. There are two homes – the main house with four bedrooms and a cottage

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Blue Sky Luxury Travels Partners with Magellan Jets

It’s time to celebrate! Blue Sky Luxury Travels has officially partnered with Magellan Jets to add one more layer of luxury to your travels! Especially during Covid, our clients have been requesting this expansion into private air travel, and we listened. Within our partnership, Magellan offers access to a premium network of the highest quality aircraft and flight crews. The company maintains the highest safety standards and each flight is monitored by an expert operations team. At Blue Sky, we have enjoyed the privacy, convenience, and comfort of traveling on board these private jets and are excited to extend that experience to our clients as well. We make it easy to choose and book a private jet perfectly suited to you. A key deciding factor is jet size. Here are the different options: Heavy: Designed with a large group of passengers in mind (12+). These provide the most comfortable and luxurious experience and can fly long distances non-stop with a 5000+ mile range. Super-Mid: Extremely popular size for private jets. Can accommodate up to nine passengers and are designed to be very fast, good for 4000 mile range. Mid-size: Accommodates 3-5 guests. Flies at speeds slightly slower than the super-mid

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The Year For A Luxurious Destination Wedding in St. Thomas or St. John, US Virgin Islands

This year, we are seeing an influx of weddings, as many had been postponed in 2020 due to the pandemic. However, as we dive into the year 2021, it seems like the new wedding trend is “destination weddings.” With COVID-19 still around, this has been the perfect opportunity for couples to indulge in their biggest wedding dreams: having a warm and tropical setting to say “I do.”  One tropical place, in particular, that comes to mind is the U.S. Virgin Islands. The USVI is a stunning destination and is easily accessible because of the many direct flights from the states. Another great access advantage is that there is no need for a passport. That’s right! You only need a driver’s license to access this gorgeous island!  So now that we’ve gone over access, it is essential to think about the next steps. It can be frightening to think about everything that goes along with a wedding,  however, with Blue Sky Luxury Travels, we are there with you every step of the way to make planning for your big day “easy breezy.” We are here to help organize all of your accommodations, services, transportation, activities, etc. These can be anything from

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