Hotel Spotlight: Malliouhana, Anguilla

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There is a fabulous new hotel on one of my favorite islands in the Caribbean, Anguilla! Malliouhana was just renovated in 2014, 30 years after it’s original opening. Their legacy now continues, more luxurious than ever before! The hotel is set on a hillside and boasts 3 beautiful beaches. Their decor is really chic, and has a kind of retro Palm Springs vibe. Anguilla is known for their insane beaches, and the Malliouhana is no exception! You can take a boat over to Sandy Island or Scilly Cay for a day for fresh fish and rum punch on a tiny private island. So cool!

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“A true tropical oasis, Malliouhana is set on 25 acres of lush, landscaped gardens that merge with one and a half miles of pristine white-sand beaches to envelop your senses and bring to life the true majesty of Anguilla. Enjoy the absolute essence of your destination, discover the healing power of seeking pleasure, and discover a staff committed to delivering every service and amenity with an unrivaled sense of passion.”

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Does this look like your dream resort? Send me an email and I would love to plan your vacation or honeymoon!

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Real Honeymoon: Christine and Arbi

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Christine and Arbi had a wonderful time on their honeymoon in Venice and Florence with a last minute trop to Milan to see a European football match! They then travelled down to the Amalfi Coast and stayed at Casa Angelina in the town of Praiano. This was their first time in Italy and they loved it- so much so they are already planning to return soon! Read more about their experience below.

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About Venice:
“Our hotel was absolutely beautiful and the workers we really nice and helpful. They gave us wonderful suggestions on restaurants and guided us to the places we wanted to visit. During our short stay there we deliberately got lost in the little streets while shopping, dined at amazing little restaurants, visited San Marco Square, and took a boat to the island of San Lazaro and Murano. Our last night there we decided to take a private taxi to the Hotel Danieli for dinner. It was perfect.”

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About Florence:
“From Venice we took the train to Florence. We both enjoyed traveling with the train and going through all the cute little towns. The first class tickets were absolutely worth it! I didn’t think I would love any other city just as much as Venice but Florence was amazing. Our hotel, again was awesome. It was in a great location, center to a lot of great stores and restaurants. The staff was really nice and helpful also. The shopping we did here was pure damage but all worth it… Haha. I do wish I had more time here so next time I would stay a day or two longer although my husband was happy with the length of our stay.”

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About Milan:
“The next day we took a train to Milan to go to the game. Our hotel was still pretty close to the Duomo and all the stores. This was definitely a plus since we wanted to walk around and soak in Milan as much as we could. The city was popping because of the fashion week so it was really exciting to be mixed up in that energy.”

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“After Sienna, we went back to Florence and took a train to Naples. I can’t emphasize how much we enjoyed our train rides from city to city. Freccia Rossa was the best. When we arrived to our hotel the rain clouds had departed and we were left with this amazing view!! WOW. It was fantastic. For the next four days we went to Positano for lunch, Sorrento for dinner, visited Amalfi and Ravello with a scooter and Capri for the day! It was perfect.”

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Doesn’t it sound like an amazing honeymoon?! Are you thinking about Italy for your honeymoon? Email me to get started!

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EAH Benefits: Otahuna Lodge, New Zealand

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Otahuna Lodge is New Zealand’s largest private historic residence that has been revitalized into an amazing luxury resort. I recently had the pleasure of staying here and can’t say enough about this charming boutique hotel!  It would made the perfect getaway for the couple who wants old world charm mixed with the cosmopolitan pleasures of the present.  The owners Hall and Miles are the perfect hosts, making sure that all guests are perfectly taken care of during their stay.

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THE SCOOP
Gorgeous 19th century Victorian estate located in the countryside outside of Christchurch. Small luxury hotel with stunning views, incredible service, and plenty of adventure nearby.

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THE PERKS
Upgrade on arrival (subject to availability), breakfast daily, and a complimentary picnic lunch.

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MORE INFO
I would love to book your stay at the fabulous Otahuna Lodge!  This is the perfect place to stay in order to enjoy the Christchurch region of New Zealand!

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Named top 10 ‘Travel’s Best: Honeymoons’ of 2015 by Travelchannel.com

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I’m so honored to be featured by travelchannel.com’s Top 10 “Travel’s Best: Honeymoons” of 2015! Here is a little excerpt: 

“In 2009, Katie started Ever After Honeymoons, a travel planning service where she personally plans honeymoons for couples based on their individual interests and desires. To say she loves her job is an understatement; Katie is passionate about her work and does her best to create the perfect trip customized to each individual couple.”

Read the whole article here! I cannot believe I’ve planned over 600 honeymoons since 2009… time sure does fly. I’ve learned so much about honeymoons and planning the perfect vacation over the past 6 years, and I’d love to share that knowledge with you. Send me an email if you’d like to start planning your dream vacation!

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