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Ha Long Bay and Halong Emotion – Highly Recommended

Ha Long Bay and Halong Emotion – Highly Recommended

Initially during my one weekend off in Vietnam, we decided to visit Sapa.  Sapa located in the mountains of northwest Vietnam, is commonly visited by locals of Hanoi because of its cool climate offering a respite to the hot, humid temperate of summer.  However, plans suddenly changed.  Rain was hitting the mountain region causing landslides forcing travelers away from the city.   Traveling through southeast Asia in Monsoon season has been kno...

Royal Playa del Carmen – Highly Recommended

Royal Playa del Carmen – Highly Recommended

Beautiful lobby. Very tasteful and serene décor throughout. An oceanview room is only partial and this is from the corner of the balcony. Rooms are white and very luxurious and have the secret door for room service. Adults only, but if a family is attending a wedding there and staying next door at the Puerto Real, the children are allowed to attend wedding. This makes it a good option for families who need a more moderate resort or a family ...

Le Blanc – Recommended

Le Blanc – Recommended

Le Blanc could be described as luxury, upscale, stuffy. Gourmet dining with no reservations. Infinity pool and nice beach. Lagoon view and partial oceanview rooms but 75% are oceanview. Large gym. Incredible spa! Free internet and business center. Beth

Secrets Maroma – Highly Recommended

Secrets Maroma – Highly Recommended

Long dusty bumpy road to the entrance of Secrets Maroma. Beautiful air conditioned lobby with private check in desks. This property is so new the landscaping is pretty sparse. Rooms are all the same size and are jr suites. Lunch and breakfast can be a la carte or buffet in the same restaurant. No reservations are needed for dinner and if there is a wait, you will be given a beeper. Poolside buffet available each day. American beer is available. ...

Iberostar Grand – Highly Recommended

Iberostar Grand – Highly Recommended

Iberostar Grand is next door to the other Iberostar properties but cannot be accessed from them. The main building looks like a mix of several Vegas resorts. There are a lot of oceanfront rooms. It seemed very stuffy and would not be the place for young adults or anyone wanting a little fun and action, although they could go to the other resorts. This would be for upscale older couples who want more of the 4 Seasons experience. Beth