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  • United Airlines #1611† 09:00 AM to 12:25 PM 17JUN11 IAH to MBJUnited Airlines #2824† 12:40 PM to 04:43 PM 23JUN11 MBJ to CLTUnited Airlines #4699 06:20 PM to 08:02 PM 23JUN11 CLT to IAH
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  • US Airways #996 05:11 AM to 08:41 AM 18JUN11 IAH to CLTUS Airways #1965 10:00 AM to 01:27 PM 18JUN11 CLT to PUJAmerican Airlines #480712:40 PM to 01:40 PM 24JUN11 PUJ to SJUContinental Airlines #1712 04:39 PM to 08:05 PM 24JUN11 SJU to IAH
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  • Depart 6/17United AirlinesIAH-AUS 9:15am-10:11amAUS-SFO 1:42pm-3:21pmReturn 6/24United AirlinesSFO-IAH 5:50pm-11:30pmGOGO
  • Anniversary trip

    1. 1. Anniversary Trip2011<br />
    2. 2. Jamaica is the third largest island in the Caribbean. The island is home to the Blue Mountains inland and is surrounded by a narrow coastal plain. Chief towns and cities include the capital Kingston, Portmore, Spanish Town, Mandeville, Ocho Ríos, Port Antonio, Negril, and Montego Bay. Jamaica is also home to the seventh largest natural harbor in the world, Kingston Harbour. There are several tourist attractions scattered across the country, including Dunn's River Falls in St. Ann, YS Falls in St. Elizabeth, the Blue Lagoon in Portland, and Port Royal, which was the site of an earthquake that helped form the island's Palisadoes.<br />The climate in Jamaica is tropical, with hot and humid weather, although higher inland regions are more temperate2 hours and 45 minutes direct flight<br />Passport Required<br />Language: English<br />Jamaica<br />
    3. 3. Ocho Rios<br />Located roughly in the center of Jamaica's North Coast, Ocho Rios lays claim to an incredible variety of natural and manmade bounty. Characterized by luxuriant greenery, mountains that soar down to meet stunning beaches, plus the world-renowned, Dunn's River Falls, this town virtually pulsates with an energy all its own. It even boasts Fern Gully, a winding five-mile shallow canyon carved out by a long-dried-up river, that now hosts over 500 species of ferns and some tropical flora that you would be hard-pressed to find outside of a rainforest. Having explored the majesty of Mother Nature, don't forget to take in all the hustle and bustle of Ocho Rios' crafts market, duty-free shops and local color.<br />
    4. 4. Romance is in the air at The Jewel Dunn’s River Resort and the guest accommodations enhance the idyllic ambience. Three distinct buildings and a variety of rooms and services allow guests to customize their very own Jamaican beach rendezvous. Each room is highlighted by a welcoming, four-poster mahogany bed specially topped with hand-carved pineapples – the Caribbean symbol of hospitality-- both acknowledge the past and serve as a clear reminder that the priority is delivering gracious hospitality to each guest. <br />The Jewel Dunn's River Beach Resort and Spa<br />
    5. 5. Adult-Only<br />4.5 Star Resort<br />All-Inclusive<br />All food and drinks<br />Six Restaurants<br />Snacks 24-hours<br />Pizza<br />Italian<br />Caribbean<br />Japanese<br />Six Bars<br />2 Swim-up Bars<br />Drink of the Day<br />Two Pools<br />Nightly Entertainment<br />Live Bands/DJ<br />Shows<br />Direct Beach Access<br />Poolside Concierge<br />Full-Service Spa<br />The Jewel Dunn's River Beach Resort <br />
    6. 6. Generously-sized standard guest rooms with limited views. All rooms have a dramatic 4-poster king bed with elegant, Colonial decor and refreshingly tiled floors. Your mini-bar is stocked and replenished with water, soda, juices and coffee/tea service. Internet access is wired and available for a modest fee. Turndown service is offered nightly.<br />6 Nights $2,875<br />The Jewel Dunn's River Beach Resort <br />
    7. 7. Sandals largest resort<br />Located in Ocho Rios<br />All-Inclusive<br />Couples-Only<br />Two resorts in one: Seaside & Beach Club (more lively) and Hillside Villas & Great House (more tranquil)<br />13 Restaurants:<br /> Italian, Asian, Caribbean, Mediterranean, Sandwiches, Grill, Snack Bar, Pizza, Japanese and more!<br />Multiple bars and swim-up bars<br />Too many pools to count<br />All drinks including premium brand liquors<br />Includes: Kayaking, canoes, windsurfing, sailboats, hobbiecats, snorkeling , scuba diving and more<br />Nightly entertainment from beach BBQ to steel drums<br />Sandals GrandeRiviera Beach and Villa Golf Resort<br />
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    9. 9. Jasmine Grove Luxury Room<br />Rooms feature unspoiled views of the resort's lush gardens and grounds. Most rooms have a balcony.<br />Total: $3,625<br />What makes Sandals unique?<br />Sandals was designed for romance, not only is it adults-only it is couples-only.<br />Scuba diving is included twice a day for certified divers. Not to worry, Sandals offers certification courses at a minimal fee.<br />Wide variety of restaurants and bars to choose from.<br />Sandals Grande Riviera <br />
    10. 10. Zip Line Canopy Tour<br />Enjoy an absolutely one-of-a-kind experience of nature as you soar like a bird, at speeds of up to 35 miles per hour, hundreds of feet above the earth on secure ziplines. Survey beauty as far as the eye can see, as you take in the view from up high for this pulse-pounding and thrilling adventure!<br />Jamaican Bobsled Tranopy<br />If you can't get ever get enough excitement and you love nothing more than having your pulse rate race, then this is a can't miss excursion designed just for you! a state of the art chair lift that soars 600 feet above the tree tops, transporting you to arrive at the peak of Mystic Mountain high above Ocho Rios. Next up you can hop aboard Bobsled Jamaica, a high-tech, custom-designed bobsled that speeds you along stainless steel rails on a 1000-meter, gravity- driven thrill ride through the forest. Finally your journey ends with a rainforest Zip-line Canopy traverse that sends you whizzing across a tensile cable strung between a series of tree-to-tree platforms arrayed across a lush, tropical forest. <br />Lover’s Rock Cruise<br />Sail off into the sunset—literally—on this romantic cruise that features stunning views of the golden sun sinking into the sea and lighting up the horizon with a spectrum of red, pink and orange tints. Munch on delectable appetizers and sip exotic cocktails including our catamaran signature drink as you stand on deck and watch the sea become set ablaze with fiery color! <br />Discover Dunn’s River Falls<br />Experience the majesty of Dunn's River Falls, one of Jamaica's most magnificent natural treasures and one of the globe's most gorgeous spots.<br />Sandals Grande Riviera Excursions<br />
    11. 11. South Coast River, Rum + Falls<br />Sample a taste of the golden elixir and find out what it feels like to swallow sunshine. Head over to the Black River and take a fascinating excursion down this waterway, which boasts a whole incredible ecosystem of exotic birds, animals and vegetation - all arrayed for your viewing pleasure. Delight in the spectacular beauty of Y.S. Falls, as you cavort beneath the flowing waters of these gorgeous cascades.<br />Bamboo River Rafting<br />Climb aboard a 30-foot, bamboo raft and be poled down the jade-green Martha Brae River, in the Jamaican parish of Trelawny by your very own experienced pilot and guide. Trail your hand in shimmering waters as they flow past your leisurely moving craft.<br />4x4 Bob Marley Jeep Tour<br />Imagine visiting the place where Bob Marley, the one-of-a-king and utterly "King of Reggae" was born and spent much of his childhood! Travel to the quaint village of Nine Mile, nestled in the rustically beautiful mountains of St. Ann parish, through some of the most breathtaking scenery in Jamaica<br />Deep Sea Fishing<br />The very best in deep-sea, sport fishing beckons off the coast. The waters are renowned as one of the most thrilling fishing grounds in the entire Caribbean<br />Sandals Grande Riviera Excursions<br />
    12. 12. Freeport/Lucaya, the island’s capital city and the second largest city in the islands, is one of the best-known destinations in the Bahamas. The city was specifically designed for the tourist trade, and as a result features terrific duty-free shopping and many attractions to keep visitors entertained and enthralled. The 10-acre International Bazaar in downtown Freeport is divided into sections that represent different parts of the world, each with its own collection of shops and restaurants. You can easily spend a whole day exploring the Bazaar, and when you run out of money, just pay a visit to the Bahamia Casino nearby! <br />Freeport, Bahamas<br />
    13. 13. Experience warm hospitality and exciting activities as your cares melt away with the setting sun. A renowned destination for unforgettable Caribbean escapes, this tasteful retreat offers classic guestrooms and a wide variety of activities that will appeal to all ages. Nestled on the southern coast of the island, the resort is surrounded by an expansive white-sand beach and beautiful tropical landscapes that provide the perfect setting for unforgettable sun-splashed vacations. <br />Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach<br />
    14. 14. All-Inclusive<br />Three Restaurants<br />Three Bars<br />Two Pools<br />Shopping Nearby<br />Non-Motorized Water Sports<br />windsurfing free group lessons and use of boards, kayaking-free group lessons and use of kayaks, sailing - free group lessons and use of boats and snorkeling.<br />Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach<br />
    15. 15. There's just no better way to enjoy our island paradise than with the perfect view. So like everything else at Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach, you have your choice. Pick from lush garden views or wake up to the shimmering Atlantic Ocean. Whichever you select, enjoy it even more from your private balcony. You see, each of our 276 guestrooms have a private balcony or terrace, furnished with island-style wicker furniture. To add to the charm, all of our guestrooms are found in three clusters of Victorian bungalow-style structures that are just two stories each. In the room, you'll find tones of lush green and hues that mimic the vibrant bougainvillea and hibiscus that constantly bloom on our property. New, modern furniture and marble floors make each guest space even more inviting, while all-cotton sheets ensure a restful night's sleep. And we'll spoil you a little more with marble surfaces and True Blue® bath amenities in the bathroom. If you wish, opt for an in-room safe – it's a worry-free place to store passport, camera or even your laptop.<br />Superior<br />Total: $2,120<br />Superior Ocean View<br />Total: $2,271<br />Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach<br />
    16. 16. Great for travelers hoping to do a little shopping during their vacation, this popular tour allows you to experience the stunning beauty of the island and do all the shopping and sightseeing you need. First, travel to Grand Bahama Island's 11 acre botanical paradise, the "Garden of the Groves," where you can roam through winding paths, admire fascinating waterfalls, exotic flowers, tropical birds and experience the newly featured petting zoo for kids.<br />Next, continue on to the picturesque residential section "Millionaire's Row" and see many of Freeport's most popular landmarks and attractions. Then it is off to the International Bazaar where you will have ample time to explore over 100 stores representing cultures from Africa and Hong Kong to India and France, or at the PoryLucaya Market Place, for our exclusive jewelry and clothing stores and enjoy fine dining in the captivating yet tranquil atmosphere Freeport has to offer.<br />Super Combination Sightseeing & Shopping Tour<br />
    17. 17. Join your personal guide for a tour around parts of Grand Bahama Island that many visitors don't see. You will be picked up from your hotel and driven in air-conditioned comfort to the Lucayan National Park, approximately 45 minutes east of Freeport. Join your experienced island guide for a half day tour of the beautiful 42 acre National Park which is run by the Bahamas National Trust.<br />Within the Park lies the caves where the Arawak Indians once lived well before Christopher Columbus landed on the island of Grand Bahama in 1492. Next, you'll walk through the Park and experience an abundance of wild birds and colorful fish before reaching a spectacular Caribbean Beach. With an introduction to 500 years of Caribbean history the tour is a must for the discerning visitor.<br />Lucayan National Park Cave Tour<br />
    18. 18. Sail aboard the Bahama Mama for an unforgettable evening of dinner and entertainment. Relax with a complimentary Bahama Mama cocktail before savoring a delicious three-course Bahamian style dinner of a salad, a steak and lobster entree (the Bahamian Surf 'n Turf), a choice of desserts, coffee and complimentary wine. Then dance under the stars or sit back and enjoy some local live entertainment as the cares of the day pass you by.<br />Steak and Lobster Dinner Cruise and Show<br />
    19. 19. Great for active families, couples and singles looking to experience the vast underwater beauty surrounding the Bahamas, this entertaining tour is the perfect way to spend the afternoon. First, you will travel below the surface of the ocean from the comfort of a state-of-the-art semi-submarine! The Seaworld Explorer itself doesn't submerge instead you descend into the deep hull of the craft, five feet below the water's surface and view the spectacular seascape through large windows. The trip includes a detailed narration by an experienced marine expert as well as a fish feeding show by our certified SCUBA diver.<br />Next, you will have the opportunity to enjoy 30 minutes of snorkeling with all equipment and instruction provided; and for those who would prefer to stay dry, you can take photos of your friends and family snorkeling from inside the semi-sub. The whole experience provides great photo opportunities for all the family.<br />Seaworld Explorer Semi-Submarine and Snorkel<br />
    20. 20. Dominican Republic<br />
    21. 21. Punta Cana, on the eastern tip of the Dominican Republic, is what Caribbean postcards are made of: twenty-five miles of white sand, swaying coconut trees and more than 35 resorts (which by law cannot be taller than a palm tree). European tourists long ago discovered Punta Cana and Americans are now catching on. At this affordable tropical getaway, most guests choose to stay in all-inclusive resorts. The town itself isn't a tourist draw; the primary purpose of Punta Cana is relaxation by the sea. <br />Punta Cana<br />
    22. 22. Ideal for honeymooners, golf and spa-lovers and couples looking to tie the knot, this romantic adults-only resort provides the perfect setting for sunshine and fun. Set amidst warm turquoise waters, shady coconut palms and a private, golden-sand beach, guests enjoy nearby golf courses, a pampering menu of spa services, sparkling pools complete with a swim-up bar and a selection of gourmet restaurants including a creperie and ice cream parlor. <br />All-Inclusive<br />Eight Restaurants<br />Tapas<br />Crepes<br />Show Cooking Experience<br />Pizza<br />Steak House<br />Mexican <br />Asian<br />Six Bars<br />Swim-Up<br />Piano<br />Two Pools<br />Infinity Edge Pool<br />CATALONIA ROYAL BAVARO<br />
    23. 23. CATALONIA ROYAL BAVARO<br />
    24. 24. Deluxe Jr. Suites have integrated round tub in the room and furniture in colonial style. All rooms have king size bed with canopy, air-conditioning, colonial style fan, sitting area, terrace with hammock, direct dial telephone, LCD cable, DVD’s and CD’s with free movies, internet WiFi free of charge, minibar with soft drinks, beer and snacks, coffee maker, in room safe and marble bathroom with separate shower, bathrobes and slippers, hairdryer mirror and VIP amenities, umbrellas, pool towels and pillow menu.<br />Total: $3,248<br />CATALONIA ROYAL BAVARO<br />
    25. 25. BAVARO SPLASH<br />This adventure starts on Bavaro Shores reaching Cabeza de Toro, worldwide famous for its international fishing tournaments. During the journey you will be able to enjoy the beautiful panoramic view of the all beach front hotels along this part of the island as well as the beaches that surround Dominican Republic. You will enjoy seeing coconut palm trees, clear blue water and sunny sky. From our boat tour, you will be able to jump off a safe platform from a special boat. We will provide snorkeling gear for surface diving. Hand feed tropical fish, touch star fish, sea snails and enjoy magnificently enchanting under water sea life. During the trip you will be served snacks and beverages, our qualified personnel will assist you throughout the entire boat tour.<br />BUGGIES RANCHO SHARED<br />This excursion begins in Rancho Pancho Llano, farm that has several routes of access, in a vast expanse of land. In the farm will be interaction with animals, the chance to enjoy Dominican Coffee and Mamajuana (the local alcoholic drink made from run and spices). The sand Cars are made to enjoy in steep terrain as well as in sand. The duration of the excursion is 2 1/2 hours, departing from the Farm, the route includes passing mangroves, a coffee plantation, and a gift shop, a typical Dominican house where you will have the opportunity to taste Dominican Coffee, and will also have the chance to visit a primary school. Discover the wonderful Taino's Cave with crystal water and the feels the feels the presence of our first habitants...The Tainos (the native Dominican Indians). The route includes a visit to the great Macao Beach declared by the UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. <br />
    26. 26. ZIP-LINE ADVENTURE<br />After only 45 minute drive onboard safari truck transportation, you will be entering a whole new dimension of entertainment. Our expert Canopy Guides will teach you all you need to know about the ride and the equipment. You will be transferred to the Welcome Center, where a safety briefing will be conducted. From there, you will walk along one of the property's roads and garden trails for about 5 minutes, until reaching the first platform, and be ready to face the challenge of "flying" from one platform to another. You will be safely attached with climbing gear to the cables with the longest one being 250 meters (820 feet) long! Your tour consists of 11 platforms and 10 Zip Lines stretched across the length of the mountain range throughout 1 mile. Our Zip Line Tour was built with steel cables, traversing system on a steel pulley with a manual breaking system only when needed. Most cables are calibrated with its necessary speed to fly and enjoy. So just let you Zip from platform to platform and swing through the air with a privileged bird's eye view of the lush, tropical ancient Taino Mountain. At the end of the tour, fresh fruits will be served and you will have adequate time to purchase a special souvenir of this unique adventure. <br />BAVARO RUNNERS<br />Experience a full day, all inclusive guided mountain safari adventure! Experience spectacular views and photo opportunities at every run. Ride in convertible off road 4X4 Jeeps. See and Feel the day to day lifestyle and friendliness of the local people in their natural habitat. Sample exotic fruits, roasted coffee and sugarcane. Visit quaint villages, a countryside school and a coconut preparation site. Jump in the river, ride a horse, visit a cave and have a Dominican feast! Then back on the off road to a spectacular deserted beach where you can catch a wave on a boogie board or relax while sipping a "Cuba Libre" (rum and cola).<br />
    27. 27. Mexico<br />
    28. 28. El Dorado Seaside Suites<br /><ul><li>5 Star Resort
    29. 29. Voted one of the "Top Ten Most Romantic Hotels in The World" by Forbes Magazine.
    30. 30. Adult-Only
    31. 31. 5 Restaurants/ 8 Bars
    32. 32. 24 hour room service
    33. 33. 3 Pools</li></ul>#1 out of 15 hotels in Puerto Aventuras on<br />
    34. 34. Romantic Highlights<br />Generous beach beds: Spaced for privacy and attended by our beach butler service, our beach beds let you share each intimate moment while the gentle ocean breezes and the sound of the waves surround you.<br /> Gourmet restaurants: Savor the choices. Each night brings a different flavor, a different dining experience. From exquisitely intimate surroundings to more festive atmospheres, the choice is yours.<br /> Couples massage: Choose from our private couples massage room at the spa or our signature Sky massage treatments in a bungalow above the white sand beach. These moments are tailored to offer you both the ultimate in relaxation.<br /> Nightly entertainment: A soft guitar blending in with the sounds of the surf. A pulsating beat bringing the dance floor alive. Your choices for entertainment change daily, ensuring your nights will be as memorable as your days.<br />Enjoy the following free amenities while celebrating your honeymoon or wedding anniversary with El Dorado:-Private romantic candle light dinner for two on the beach-Chilled bottle of domestic champagne upon arrival-Couples 30 minute massage lesson-Guaranteed king size bed-Special in-room towel arrangement daily-Bathrobes for use during stay<br />El Dorado Seaside Suites<br />
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    37. 37. Beachfront Jacuzzi Jr. Suite<br />Fronting the bright, clear waters of the Mexican Caribbean, El Dorado Seaside Suites, by Karisma offers spacious and romantic guest suites complete with a separate Jacuzzi bath, plush king-size beds, mini-bars refilled daily, a DVD player, 24-hour room service and gourmet all-inclusive access to the resort’s selection of distinctive restaurants and bars. Blending contemporary and authentic Mexican styles, El Dorado Seaside Suites, by Karisma provides a lavish home away from home in one of the world’s most romantic destinations. <br />7 Nights<br />Total: $3,085<br />El Dorado Seaside Suites<br />
    38. 38. Napa Valley<br />Often affectionately referred to as a modern-day Eden, Northern California's Napa Valley is beyond doubt the most famous winegrowing region in America. Just 30 miles long and a few miles wide, the geographically striking swath of land is home to hundreds of wineries - some stunning, some simple, many simply over the top - that produce wines proven to stand proudly alongside the top wines of the world. And while Napa's stellar reputation was inarguably built on the merits of its elegant Chardonnay and expressive Cabernet Sauvignon, many other grapes call the valley home and indeed thrive in its fertile soils.<br />
    39. 39. Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel and Spa<br />Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel and Spa welcomes you to the best of Sonoma hotels. Located at Historic Railroad Square in Santa Rosa, this Sonoma hotel offers richly detailed Mediterranean architecture that conveys a sense of privacy, romance and charm. Enjoy shopping, local culture and the Charles Schulz Memorial Park, just steps from the front doors.<br />Total 7 Nights: $2,642<br />
    40. 40. Experience the charm and beauty of Napa California's<br />world-famous wine country from the area's premier hotel<br />The Napa Valley Marriott Hotel and Spa. Providing exceptional<br />hotel room accommodations for business travel, meetings and<br />perfectly located for leisurely exploring, our Napa hotel is<br />surrounded with opportunities to treat yourself in every sense.<br />Conveniently located in the heart of California's renowned<br />Napa Wine country, just off Highway 29, our hotel offers the<br />ideal setting. 7 Nights Total: $2,654<br />NAPA VALLEY MARRIOTT<br />
    41. 41. Located at the southern tip of the Napa Valley,near where Napa and Sonoma meet, the Meritage Resort and Spa offers an experience like no other for wine enthusiasts, business travelers and special events. Recently, Bravo network's popular reality program Top Chef featured The Meritage Resort and Spa in the season 6 finale. The top four "chef'testants" traveled to Napa to compete for the title of season six's Top Chef. With the world's only spa in a wine cave, the region's only private wedding chapel, and the most expansive meeting space in the Napa Valley, the Meritage Resort brings together the perfect blend of services and facilities for an unforgettable stay in one of the world's most beautiful destinations. Bonus-free breakfast for 2 on 1 day of your stay.<br />Total 7 Nights: $3,166<br />MERITAGE RESORT AND SPA <br />
    42. 42. Historic Napa Mill's Downtown Riverfront <br />Bike Tours<br />Motorcycle Rental<br />Hot Air Balloon Experience<br />Horseback Riding<br />Antique Shopping<br />Couples Massage<br />Farmer’s Markets<br />Cooking Lessons<br />Limousine Wine Tour<br />Gourmet Restaurants<br />Local Artists Exhibits<br />Theater<br />And of Course Numerous Winery Tours and Tasings<br />Things to do in Napa<br />
    43. 43. Erin Peters & Megan MarinesRomance Travel 831-4826<br />