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Full Day Yacht Charters in Ibiza

We are currently working on fulfilling a request for a full day yacht charter in Ibiza. Since the Balearic islands are a very sought after luxury yachting destination, I wanted to share some of our favorite yacht options. These yachts have different price points ranging from about $4500 per day (all in) for the 43’…..up to $28,000 per day (all in) for the 110′. Cruise around Ibiza You can find many beautiful vessels like these in Ibiza’s picturesque anchorages. Depending on which coves you anchor in, you can disembark to enjoy a swim, lounge on the beaches, walk the nature trails, or dine at topnotch beachside restaurants. Day trip to Formentera A private yacht charter is a great way to see Formentera, a small island located 20-30 minutes south of Ibiza. Snorkeling, bars, famous restaurants, and a spectacular beach make this a very popular day trip. Charter a Superyacht Ibiza has become quite the superyacht hotspot and is home to this 110′ beauty! She is a great choice for large groups or people looking for the utmost comfort and luxury. I am so excited for our client’s Ibiza yacht charter. If anyone else would like more info or would like

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When and when not to visit the Caribbean

The Caribbean is often considered a beautiful year-round destination, but we’ve found there are some times that appeal more than others, and a few months you will want to avoid all-together. We have low season, high season, and festive season and can help you book for all of them. Read on for the advantages/disadvantages of traveling to the Caribbean during these times. Low Season (May 1 – Dec 15) Benefits of low season include less crowds, lower rates, and calmer water. If you are looking to do a yacht charter trip, low season is a great time! Unfortunately low season also brings less pleasant weather with more heat, humidity, rain, and (the worst) mosquitoes. (Some locations/resorts may have slightly different dates. Make sure to ask when low season begins). High Season (Jan 3 – Apr 30) High season has the best weather! Trade winds are in, and along with a nice breeze, blow the bugs away. Temperatures are in the low 70s to high 80s and there is much less humidity. Unfortunately high season also means rougher water, more crowds, and higher rates. Tip: Low Season Rates, High Season Weather The first and last weeks of low season often have

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My Favorite Pools & Jacuzzis

I’ve been fortunate to create a business/life that allows me to experience some of the world’s best pools & jacuzzis. Owning a travel agency means we get to see them first so we know EXACTLY where to book our clients! From Fiji to Costa Rica to St. Lucia & Antigua…here are some of my favorite pools and jacuzzis from around the world! BAHAMAS Villa Sul Mare on Paradise Island has a beautiful poolside terrace right on the water. The pool has an integrated heated whirlpool spa and the terrace is furnished with plush upholstered seating. ST. LUCIA The left photo is from Ladera Resort on St. Lucia. I am enjoying the pool in a Paradise Ridge room (pool is heated and the shark’s not real)! Pictured on the right is Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort on St. Lucia. Each villa has its own private plunge pool and a beautiful view! FIJI COMO Laucala Island in Fiji has no shortage of majestic pools! In addition to the main pool, each of the 25 villas on Laucala have their own private swimming pool. ST. JOHN Both shots are from the beautiful Peter Bay, USVI. On the left is the beachfront, Peter Bay

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The Aerial, BVI: A Unique Private Island Retreat!

More than an all-inclusive private island, The Aerial is a retreat that delivers "purpose luxury" to its guests. True to owner Britnie Turner’s humanitarian mindset, the retreat experience at Aerial is crafted to encourage authentic growth and connections, elevating its guests to new levels. Bookings at The Aerial include a personal island concierge, multiple island hosts, world-class nutritionist chefs, wellness consultants, spa therapists, water sports instructors, and garden and animal specialists. Booking the entire island: The resort’s five residences: Unity House, Faith House, Serenity House, and the Love and Grace Villas, are set on over 43 lush acres and can accommodate your group of up to 30 guests. When you book the entire island, your group has exclusive access to all rooms, private beach, amenities and activities. The head-island chef prepares healthy and nourishing meals, and a personal concierge designs your perfect stay. The rate begins at $292,600 per week.   Booking a room: There are two ways to book a room on The Aerial. You can attend one of the transformative Elevate Summits based on the five pillars of the island: Dream, Presence, Abundance, Strength, and Love. These experiences are $9,987 per person. Or, you can book during designated

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USVI Full Day Yacht Charter

A great way to spend one (or more) of your days in the U.S. Virgin Islands Chartering a luxury yacht in the Virgin Islands is often the highlight of our guests’ trips! You can sail in the waters around St. John or St. Thomas. Some guests love the day charter so much they choose to spend two days to see both islands! CUSTOM ITINERARY The expert crew and captain will be sure to show you the best spots and curate an itinerary specific for your party. It can focus on beach hopping, bar hopping, or snorkel spot hopping! It’s best to plan with your captain the morning of to ensure you are making the best decisions for the current weather conditions. Here is a sample of our favorite options for a St. Thomas/St. John private full day yacht charter. SALT POND BEACH First stop: Salt Pond Beach. Head here first to beat the other charters that typically end their day here. For advanced snorkelers, there are two reef areas to explore. Turtles are often spotted, and if you’re lucky, the occasional octopus. Or, simply lounge with a beer and your beach chair! There is also a hike—Ram Head Trail—that begins

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Covid Travel Requirements by Country

Covid travel requirements can be frustrating as they are are different for every country and always changing. That said, we are glad to see that many countries have chosen to ease their travel restrictions. For your convenience, we have compiled the covid travel requirements and restrictions for the following potential destinations of interest: USVI, BVI, Antigua, St. Barths, Anguilla, St. Lucia, Italy, Greece, Costa Rica, Grenadines, Fiji, Hawaii, Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Turks & Caicos, Maldives. US VIRGIN ISLANDS Vaccination: Not required for U.S. citizens arriving from mainland Covid-19 Test: Not required if fully vaccinated Travel Form: Required On-trip: No restrictions BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS Vaccination: Not required Covid-19 Test: Required within 48 hours of arrival for all travelers regardless of vaccination status Travel Form: Required use of travel application portal On-trip: Subject to testing upon arrival and adherence to Covid-19 protocols ANTIGUA Vaccination: Required to avoid quarantine Covid-19 Test: Required Antigen Test within 24 hours or PCR Test within 3 days Travel Form: Complete an on-flight health declaration On-trip: All travelers are subject to testing upon arrival. Non-vaccinated travelers may have to quarantine up to 14 days. ST. BARTHS Vaccination: Not Required Covid-19 Test: If not fully vaccinated, there is a

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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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