Ask Not What Your Butler Can Do For You: He Already Knows


Personal Butler Service.

Sounds interesting, doesn’t it?

The highest tier of rooms at nearly all Sandals Resorts come with personal butler service, as well as all the Club Sandals amenities. Yes, in this day and age, that’s a bit hard to get your mind around.

Before we tell you all about Sandals butler service, we’ve got a special announcement. Jennifer will be hosting Southern Girl Travel’s first ever live event – it’s called A Caribbean Night: Fun Included. Check out the Facebook Event page, and stay tuned for more info.

Let’s check out a quick video to introduce the idea: [Read more…]

The Southern Girl Travel Guide to Sandals Negril!

We’ve written extensively about how the Montego Bay, Jamaica area can be the perfect spot for a Caribbean getaway.

With resorts like Sandals Montego Bay and Sandals Royal Caribbean only a few minutes from the airport, you can lounge on a Jamaican beach less than four hours after taking off from most airports in the Southeast.

But, what if you’re ready to venture further into Jamaica and past the Montego Bay area?

We recommend that you consider Sandals Negril, first. [Read more…]

A Perfect North Carolina Honeymoon!

IMG_8960-634A Wrightsville Beach sunset

Sharing that first family trip – the honeymoon – has been one of our favorite parts of being in the travel business. While the years keep adding to the distance between our own honeymoon and now, we can’t help but smile when we get involved with new honeymoons.

As a photographer, our friend Sonya Christian gets to see and participate in those family beginnings regularly, too.

Sonya and her husband Chris recently spent their very own honeymoon along the North Carolina coast, and we were thrilled when Sonya agreed to document the trip here on Southern Girl Travel. [Read more…]

Four Reasons to Kick Off Your Caribbean Vacation in Montego Bay, Jamaica!

IMG_5063 7-1-2-634Sunrise in Montego Bay!

We’re moving into cooler months. For many of us that means daydreaming about (and planning trips to) warmer spots, further south.

Jennifer just returned from yet another trip to Caribbean without me, which is becoming an all too common occurrence. She had a ball visiting a number of spots around Jamaica, and she began her trip in Montego Bay.

Montego Bay, Jamaica is one of the commercial and cultural hubs of the western Caribbean.

It’s also the perfect spot to begin a Caribbean vacation.

Why? [Read more…]

The Southern Girl Travel Guide to Sandals Carlyle

slide-01-634Sandals Carlyle as seen from the nearby public beach

This is the fourth in our series of short guides to Sandals resorts, and while it stands all on its own, if you’re new to Sandals and to the all-inclusive concept, you may want to read our introductory guide to Sandals:

The Southern Girl Travel Guide to Sandals!

Our last two posts featured two of Sandals’ Montego Bay, Jamaica area resorts, the original Sandals all-inclusive resort,Sandals Montego Bay and Sandals Royal Caribbean.

The third Sandals Montego Bay area resort is the Carlyle. [Read more…]