429MAGAZINE weekly column is OUT on Vieques | dot429.com | Dear followers, my weekly contribution on Luxury Gay Travel for 429MAGAZINE at dot429.com is OUT and ONLINE. Check it OUT. This week, on my last experience in Puerto Rico and Vieques Island at the W Retreat & Spa. For more on Vieques click HERE. Till next week adventure. CM @ Carlos Melia Recommends
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El Quenepo Restaurant Puerto Rican/Asian fusion | Vieques, Puerto Rico | Guided by our Guest Relations agent at the W Retreat & Spa Vieques, we learned about El Quenepo Restaurant right at the malecon of Vieques, only 10 minutes drive away from the Retreat. As they like to call it ” Fun, Funky, Island Food”. Run by Scott and Kate Cole. Quenepo is the fruit of a Tropical Tree that grows in the area of Vieques. Read More ›
St Regis Bahia Beach Resort Puerto Rico | Puerto Rico | If you are looking for the most sophisticated resort option in the Island of Puerto Rico, look no further, the St. Regis Bahia Beach is the best fit. Imagine that the morning after our Check IN we were having breakfast along Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck, Jack Nicholson and Leonardo DiCaprio. Located on the northeastern corridor of the island of Puerto Rico on the foot of the El Yunque National Forest, and only 45 minutes away from the Old San Juan and the SJU International Airport. Read More ›
by Carlos Melia for 429 Magazine | Last weekend was my boyfriend’s birthday, and the request was clear and simple: a summer weekend getaway. A travel getaway (shocking right… which other activities can be associated with me?) But nothing comes easy, when you are a travel agent. The mood and request was very specific – a beach getaway, sophisticated ambiance, remote location within the United States, with a flight no longer than five hours, and a destination that both of us had never been before.