Belmond MAROMA Resort and Spa

MAROMA Resort & Spa by www.carlosmeliablog.comBelmond MAROMA Resort and Spa  |  Riviera Maya, Mexico  |  One of the best stays and travel experience I have had this 2013, was the three days I spent at the very lovely Belmond MAROMA Resort and Spa, approx. thirty minutes away from Cancun. And when I say away from Cancun, I mean it…. a total different exclusive sophisticated relaxing experience. Former private residence, set in deep jungle beside pristine white sands, this now Belmond Resort, is a magical Mayan escape. Only three hours away from New York City, it is yet, another perfect sunny luxury getaway from the US. As I always say, I have for many years been very exceptional about Mexico as a destination in full, but this years after my experiences in Riviera Nayarit and Riviera Maya, I have fully changed my mind.  Continue reading Belmond MAROMA Resort and Spa

A Beach Day in Saint Martin

A Beach Day in Saint Martin  |  Saint Martin  |  If there is something that made me stay in Saint Martin, other than the lovely La Samanna by Orient-Express, was the incredible white sanded, blue transparent waters over both the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. My favorites were all those on the Caribbean bay, since they are rather quiet, although with a strong current, great temperature and stunning vivid colors. Quite a daunting task, to explore an entire island in just four days, so I did what I know best when it comes to getting a global idea of a new destination, I hired a local guide to take me around and show me his favorite places…  Continue reading A Beach Day in Saint Martin

Enlightening session with Sir Roland Richardson

Enlightening session with Sir Roland Richardson  |  Baie Longue, Saint Martin  |  Known as the “Father of Caribbean Impressionism” this humble gentleman, born to a family whose French Caribbean heritage dates back to the 1700’s on the island of St. Martin, Mr. Richardson has recorded his culture over the past forty years with his paintbrush and palette. He paints pictures “en plein air”, working in the field, always from a living subject.  Continue reading Enlightening session with Sir Roland Richardson

Fasten your seatbelt at Sunset Beach

Fasten your seatbelt at Sunset Beach  |  Sunset Beach, Saint Martin  |  Fasten your seatbelt, located on the at Maho on the Dutch side of Saint Martin, right next to Juliana International Airport, you will find Sunset Beach, most popular beach by locals and tourists as the beach where you can almost touch the airplanes. 

Continue reading Fasten your seatbelt at Sunset Beach

Hotel Check IN La Samanna by Belmond

Hotel Check IN La Samanna by Belmond  |  Baie Longue, Saint Martin  |  Long overdo, since I Checked IN three days ago, but I have been having too much fun and also the Ocean Front Villa I am being hosted by Belmond is so HUGE that I have to find the way to video tape the entire villa without getting you guys bored. Welcomed to Saint Martin island in the Caribbean. This beautiful island, shared by France and The Netherlands. La Samanna is located on the French side, over the Caribbean Sea, in between stunning Baie Longue beach and Cupecoy. I am staying for a total of 3 nights, and I must say I would just move in.  Continue reading Hotel Check IN La Samanna by Belmond

Old Hollywood Glamour at La Samanna

Old Hollywood Glamour at La Samanna  |  Baie Longue, Saint Martin  |  Morning playing around with my camera and iPhone at the pool of my Ocean Front Villa at La Samanna by Belmond, overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Revival of Old Hollywood Glamour and the Technicolor era. La Samanna is the top luxury hotel located on the French side of beautiful Saint Martin. Continue reading Old Hollywood Glamour at La Samanna