Spas

Punta Cana Dominican Republic - Private beach bar at Royal Level Occidental - Photo Sabrina Pirillo
Family + Besties = Moments at the Occidental Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Travelling somewhere tropical with the whole family, (especially when it’s winter in Canada) makes for a great getaway. What makes it even better is grabbing a few of your besties and their family to get the best of both your world’s together – a girls weekend meets family vacation. Punta
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A still Sonora morning - Photo Sabrina Pirillo
Epic Family Adventures in British Columbia: Relaxing Sonora Resort & Urban Vancouver

On the West Coast of Canada, you’ll find license plates that read Beautiful British Columbia. For anyone who’s visited this breathtaking province, you understand why. Over the holidays, I read an article that explained why it is so important to give your kids experiences, not tangible items such as toys.
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Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit -Ingredients are blended for the mole spa treatment based on Mexico’s national dish - Photo Carol Patterson
Getting Saucy at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit Resort’s Se Spa

Instead of eating Mexican mole sauce – a flavourful combination of chillies, nuts and chocolate – imagine covering your body with it in a luxurious spa treatment that smells like chocolate and leaves you as limp as a tissue caught in a rainstorm. At the Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit’s Se
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Escape From Real Life at the Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge

A visit to the Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge might be the perfect escape from real life. Sitting in the dwindling sun, before the mosquito hordes hit full bore, my husband reaches across the bench for my hand. “Let’s move here.” Birds chirping in the trees, a pretty pond below the
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Family Selection at Grand Palladium Vallarta
Why Your Kids Will Love Family Selection at Grand Palladium Vallarta Hotel & Spa

As much as we (i.e. the parents) want to assume we are the ones who rule the household, sometimes it is the littlest ones that are the boss of the family, right?? The Palladium Hotel Group has taken this concept to a whole another level to create the new “Family
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Aerial view of Oak Bay Beach Hotel. Photo Credit: Oak Bay Beach Hotel
Getaway With the Girls to Victoria’s Oak Bay Beach Hotel

  It’s no accident that Vancouver Island is on the list of one of the best islands in the world (according to Conde Nast Traveler). With its mild year-round climate and the aquatic wonderland of activities, Victoria brings the beauty of nature to an elevated state of euphoria. As a
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9 Ways to Explore Charming Charlevoix
9 Ways to Explore Charming Charlevoix, Quebec

Whale watching, cycling, shopping, golfing, eating…breathing the mountain air. This is how to explore Charlevoix, Quebec. If you’re from the province of Quebec, you already know the lush, mountainous Charlevoix Region as a place of summer cottages, good food and leisurely weekends away. If you’re from the Maritimes, the region is best
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Family Fun at the Headland Hotel and Spa in Newquay, Cornwall UK

A focus on Cornish tradition, a “five bubble” spa… and a passion for its canine guests makes The Headland Hotel and Spa in Newquay, Cornwall, a Victorian seaside landmark that no visitor to South West England should miss. But despite its grandeur, The Headland is also an entirely welcoming environment
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- Two Daughters, Two Spas, One Happy Mom
Mother’s Day Spa Retreat – Two Daughters, Two Spas, One Happy Mom

By Anne Bokma When my oldest daughter was in Grade 7 and screamed “I hate you!” because I was nagging her to clean her room, an older friend of mine, who had grown daughters, reassured me: “Don’t worry,” she told me. “She’ll like you again when she’s in Grade 12.”
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melia braco village
Jamaican Hospitality Awaits at the Melia Braco Village

“No thanks, I’ve got it”, I say to the helpful concierge at Jamaica’s Melia Braco Village as she asks to take my bag, “I’m an independent girl!” She smiles at me and says in that divine Jamaican lilt, “Yes, my lady, but so am I! And I’m here to make
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