NEW Coup de Coeur by Carlos Melia

NEW Coup de Coeur by Carlos Melia  |  Connextions Magazine |  My new column Coup de Coeur / by luxury travel curator Carlos Melia for Connextions Magazine is ready and the image above shows a teaser. For this next upcoming issue, three of my favorite destinations in three different locations BUENOS AIRES – South America, ST BARTH– The Caribbean and STOCKHOLM – Europe. Want to read more about Experiential Global Travel Tips, Reviews & Recommendations, you will have to check the next edition of Connextions Magazine. Till next adventure in full luxury. CM @ Carlos Melia Recommends

 

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429MAGAZINE by Carlos Melia this week St. Barth

429MAGAZINE by Carlos Melia this week St. Barth  |  dot429.com  |  My weekly column on Luxury Gay Travel for 429MAGAZINE is out and online everyone. This week I am sharing my fabulous weekend in St. Barth, my absolute favorite island in the Caribbean, part of the exclusive collectivity of France that comprise the West French Indies. Frequented primarily by an upscale clientele and celebrities, this French island attracts discriminating travelers who favor an exclusive vacation spot. Check it out (here). Till next week. CM @ Carlos Melia Recommends

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Le Sereno Beach Hotel in Saint-Barthelemy

Le Sereno Beach Hotel in Saint-Barthelemy   |  St. Barth, French West Indies  |  It has been a while since I left St. Barth, and since then I have been craving for more and more. As I have mentioned several times, I am not a huge fan of The Caribbean, but St. Barth has fully got me and captivated me. Plage de Saline is to my own ranking, one of the most amazing beaches I have been in my life. And of course, a great destination has to be matched with an outstanding hotel, and I found the perfect match for such an idyllic destination, Le Sereno Beach Hotel, located at the picturesque Grand Cul-de-Sac. Continue reading Le Sereno Beach Hotel in Saint-Barthelemy

Fly in style with Tradewind Aviation in St Barth

Fly in style with Tradewind Aviation in St Barth  |  St Barth, French West Indies, Caribbean  |  Once you fly private, trust me you will never want to go back to scheduled flights or airlines.  Tradewind Aviation offers private and semi private jets to/from St Barth from/to San Juan of Puerto Rico. VIP ground guest services, speed customs and immigrations, cleared security. In less than 40 minutes you will be in style and full comfort at your destination. Continue reading Fly in style with Tradewind Aviation in St Barth

GPS Carlos Melia on my way back to New York in style

GPS Carlos Melia on my way back to New York in style  |  St. Barth, West French Indies  |  What a best way to finish my four days experience to the chic island of Saint Barthelemy, than on a Semi Private Turbo Jet. No lines, speed immigrations and customs clearance.. and all way through VIP service by local supplier with base in San Juan of Puerto Rico, Tradewind Aviation. In my case was a 40 minutes flight from Saint Barthelemy to San Juan de Puerto Rico, with amazing views of the waters and islands of the Caribbean. Continue reading GPS Carlos Melia on my way back to New York in style

GPS Carlos Melia at Plage de Saline in St. Barth

GPS Carlos Melia at Plage de Saline in St. Barth  |  St. Barth, West French Indies  |  There are just no words to describe this island, and coming to see Plage de Saline yesterday, has left me speechless. Stunning natual beauty, that images will speak by themselves. All I have to add is that Saline is know to be the Gay Hotspot of the Island, specilly to the left side as you walk to the water. At the far end, also in a very European style, you have the fully clothing optional area. Continue reading GPS Carlos Melia at Plage de Saline in St. Barth

Le Ti St. Barth Restaurant and Cabaret

Le Ti St. Barth Restaurant and Cabaret  |  St. Barth, West French Indies  |   Le Ti stands for Le Petite, a small version of what Saint Barthelemy has to offer by night. A small traditional Caribbean style tavern with a Cabaret, that brings the flavor or Paris and the Moulin Rouge to Saint Barthelemy. Live performers, fashion shows and lots of fun. Sexy waiters and performers, trendy deco where red is the star and low lights with candles set the intimate atmosphere. Located in the quartier of Pointe Milou, in the northeastern part of the island. Continue reading Le Ti St. Barth Restaurant and Cabaret

My day driving around Saint Barthelemy

My day driving around Saint Barthelemy  St. Barth, West French Indies  |  So this morning I woke up and my hotel, the beautiful Le Sereno Hotel informed me that they had arranged for at MINI Cooper Convertible for me to, to explore and drive around the Island. So after a great breakfast, overlooking the Baie Grand Cul de Sac I jumped on my perfect island transportation, and ventured to explore St. Barth for the first time.  Stops at Gustavia (aka. downtown), Plage des Salines, Gouverneur Beach and Loirent. A stunning sunny day, striking natural beauty and vibrant colors that only unspolied nature can produce. Continue reading My day driving around Saint Barthelemy

GPS Carlos Melia at Le Sereno Hotel Saint Barthelemy


GPS Carlos Melia at Le Sereno Hotel Saint Barthelemy  St. Barth, West French Indies, Caribbean  |  So this morning I left freezing New York City and arrived on the early afternoon to this idilyc French Caribbean island of St. Barth or Saint Barthelemy. I will be speding here the next 3 nights, hosted by Le Sereno Hotel and MJL Select Hotels. Only 40 minutes flight from San Juan of Puerto Rico and 4 hours and 30 minutes from New York City. The perfect week or weekend winter gateaway. The easiest way to enjoy the best of both worlds, the class – style – service  and cuisine of France, matched and combined with the flavor – sexyness and warmness of the Caribbean. I must admint, to be true to mysled and those who have heard me over and over the years, I have never been a huge fan of the Caribbean, but in all fairness I must admit that the West French Indies, have left me spechless. Nevertheless, still 3 more exciting days ahead to pronounce my final veredict. Continue reading GPS Carlos Melia at Le Sereno Hotel Saint Barthelemy

Travel Update Le Sereno and St. Barth here I go

Travel Update Le Sereno and St. Barth here I go  Saint Barthelemy  |  Next Monday, I am heading for the first time to the idilic French West Indies of St. Barth. Emerged as one of the world’s most elegant and fashionable resorts. Frequented primarily by an upscale clientele,  attracts discriminating travelers who favor an exclusive vacation spot. I am being hosted by Le Sereno Hotel, an intimate, elegant sanctuary. A beachfront gem with 37 exquisitely furnished suite and villas. Continue reading Travel Update Le Sereno and St. Barth here I go