Swim Up Suites and Candlelight Dinners (and a special announcement)

src-098-634Preparing for a Candlelight Dinner at Sandals Royal Caribbean

After finishing our most recent Southern Girl Travel Guide to Sandals Resorts (this time we featured Sandals Negril) we realized that we failed to mention two great Sandals features:

Swim Up Suites


Candlelight Dinners

Before that, though, 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.

Sandals is famous in the travel business for having a dizzying array of room types at each resort. Swim Up Suites may be the most unique of all the types. [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…]

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…]

Is Club Mobay Worth the Cost?

src-050-634The Private Island at Sandals Royal Caribbean in Montego Bay, Jamaica

Last summer, we wrote: 3 Reasons to Use Club Mobay the Next Time You’re Flying to Jamaica!

It has gone on to become one of our most consistently visited posts, and we get frequent questions from readers about Club Mobay – an arrival and departure assistance service at Jamaica’s Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay. [Read more…]