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Wholesale Services of America Reviews the Bel Air Collection Resort & Spa Los Cabos
A Jewel hidden in the desert! Bel Air Resort & Spa Los Cabos is a lovely Ocean Front Resort, 9 miles south of Los Cabos International Airport. While you are on vacation in San Jose del Cabo experience, the unparalleled sport fishing, where a day’s catch can include marlin, Dorado, and Sailfish! San Jose’s beachfront hotel zone on the Sea of Cortés lies just a mile from the relaxing town. While staying at Bel Air Los Cabos visit the Historic Misión de San José del Cabo across from the main plaza, home to art galleries and boutiques selling jewelry and many other hand crafted goodies. With marvelous untouched beaches, delicious food, a relaxing spa, two outdoor pools a poolside bar you will never want to leave The Bel Air Los Cabos Resort. 


Bel Air Collection Resort & Spa Vallarta
The Perfect Environment for you and your Family! Bel Air Resort & Spa Vallarta, Located in the spectacular Playa Flamingos in Nuevo Vallarta offers great service and provides comfort and luxury to all guests. This amazing resort is only 25 minutes from Puerto Vallarta International Airport and is located around many of Puerto Vallarta’s points of Interest like Playa Bucerias, La Cruz Square Bay of Banderas, Flamingos Golf Club and many more! Nuevo Vallarta has managed to maintain a personal charm with resorts and restaurants lining the city streets its perfect for vacationers. Nearby attractions include the chance to swim with dolphins or simply bird watch along the Ameca River, home to hundreds of wild birds. Nuevo Vallarta prides itself on wildlife preservation which is everywhere you go while at the resort. Bel Air Vallarta offers a daily calendar of activities including water aerobics, Spanish lessons, bingo, dance lessons, beach volleyball, and nightly activities such as Texas hold ‘Em poker, karaoke and blackjack. The fun doesn’t stop there, this resort features an On-site spa, restaurants and bars, a kids club, gym, and a number of refreshing pools.


Bel Air Collection Xpu Ha Riviera Maya
Ecoturistic Hotel in the Riviera Maya! Just south of Puerto Aventuras, Xpu-Ha’s broad, powdery white-sand beach is widely regarded among the peninsulas’ most beautiful. There’s plenty of room to string up a hammock and relax, sunbathe, or swim in the surf. The resort's outdoor pool, health club, and 2 beach bars are among the featured amenities, there’s fun for all ages with a children's club and a children's pool. Bel Air Collection Xpu Ha is a very Exotic resort but is also close to many attractions of interest such as Xpu-ha Beach, Puerto Aventuras marina and Dolphin Discovery within only 3 miles of the resort. After adventuring all day you will work up an appetite so make sure to stop by one of the many delicious restaurants located at the resort. Don’t hesitate to dine in Bel Air Xpu Ha specialties restaurants either which offer.


Bel Air Collection Resort & Spa Cancun
Come to relax and rejuvenate! Bel Air Resort & Spa Cancun, this beautiful Resort is located on one of the best beaches in Cancun and is only 15 minutes away from the airport. The Cancun Hotel Zone rests on a slit of land bound by a lagoon and the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea. Sun seekers flock to the white-sand beaches year round that surround this Bel Air Collection Resort. At night, the action moves to the restaurants, clubs, and bars that line Boulevard Kukulcán, the area’s main eatery. This road passes by the El Rey ruins, believed to be a king’s tomb and is a favorite among the tourists to visit. Grab a cold drink at one of the restaurants or bars on the property and relax in the warm climate on the private beach, pool, or Jacuzzi bar. Make sure you take time to enjoy the spa while on vacation, with a wide variety of health and beauty treatments to soothe the body, mind and soul.



Indonesia Travel Guide

Straddling the Equator between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean lies Wonderful Indonesia. Although there is never a bad time to travel to Indonesia the best time of the year to visit is in September because there tends to be more rain in the other months. Indonesia is generally warm throughout the year, but you still might want to pack something warm as nights can be cold in the highlands. There is so much to do and see in Indonesia, from Ruins, Temples, exotic Animals, Bali to Mount Bromo, Fauna to Flora, the countries breathtaking attractions are endless!


Borobudur, the Great Buddhist Stupa on Java
Many of the world's most ancient wonders can be found in Indonesia, from sacred temples to palace ruins, and prehistoric remains to living traditions. Visitors from around the world come to Indonesia, attracted by its unique and diverse cultures and vibrant heritage. Located on the island of Java, the temple sits majestically on a hilltop overlooking lush green fields and distant hills. The monument is a marvel of design, decorated with 2,672 relief panels and 504 Buddha statues. The architecture and stonework of this temple has no equal. The Magnificent Borobudur temple is the world’s biggest Buddhist monument, and ancient site widely considered to be one of the world’s seven wonders. Built in the 9th Century, This awe inspiring monument is truly a marvel. After a visit here you will understand why it is Indonesia’s most visited tourist attraction and a famous icon of Indonesia’s cultural heritage. When you reach the top of the temple, spend some time to rest and marvel at the magnificent view. At the top of Borobudur you will find vacant space which is symbolic of the fact that emptiness signifies completion.


Taman Safari: Where Wild Animals Roam Free
If you like to observe wild animals like tigers, lions and crocodiles in their native habitat, then Taman Safari is just for you. Taman Safari Indonesia is a Conservation Center as well as a modern Zoological garden with various collections. In this Park, you will not only enjoy the beauty of its nature, but also interact directly or watch the animals wander around freely. Visitors can also travel in this conservation area using their private car or a provided bus through these amazing wild habitats. Taman Safari has a collection of animals from nearly all over the world and local animals such as komodos, rhinoceros, bisons, sun bears, white tigers, elephants, anoa and more. There are more than 2,500 animals in Taman Safari Bogor with hundreds of species currently being maintained. Upon entering Taman Safari Bogor, visitors will notice sensational shady trees; it will certainly attract you to start your adventure in open nature. If you do decide to Use a car, you will enter various habitats of tame and wild animals such as tigers, lions, komodo, bears and crocodiles. Although you are not allowed to get out of your car or open your door or window, you still can see the animal’s activities closely. Visiting Taman Safari is not only Fun, but also an Educational experience you will never forget.


Witness the Fascinating Sunrise at Mount Bromo
The Capital of East Java, Mount Bromo is a part of the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park that covers a massive area of 800 square Kilometers. While it may be small when measured against other volcanoes in Indonesia, the magnificent Mt Bromo will not disappoint with its spectacular views and dramatic landscapes. Visitors from around the world come to see the sunrise over Mt Bromo. From this spot all you will hear is the click of cameras as visitors capture the incredible scene of Mt Bromo in the foreground with Mt Semeru smoking in the distance and the sun shining brightly rising in the sky. Mt Bromo has particular significance for the Tengger people who believe that this was the site where a brave prince sacrificed his life for his family. The people here appease the Gods once a year during the annual Kasada festival where offerings of vegetables, chickens and money are thrown into the crater of the volcano. When getting ready for your trip to Mount Bromo keep in mind that the temperature at Mt Bromo ranges from 3 to 20 degrees Celsius but the temperature may be several degrees below zero during the dry season. If you are a planning a visit you should bring a jacket, gloves and a head cover or cap to keep warm and after the sun rises the weather becomes hot pretty quickly.

Top 7 Cruise Destinations

#7 Mexico
Acapulco, Puerto Vallarta and other west coast ports of call along the Mexican Riviera come alive with strong Margaritas and lively Mariachi bands. If you are planning to come and relax you may find the scene a little more hyper and energetic then you were expecting. The perfect time to set sail to this location would be anytime from November – April when the weather is dry, less humid and not quite as hot as the summer time. Currently we have 3 Cruise Lines available live on the site for Mexico, which are Norwegian cruise Line, Carnival Cruise Line and if you are traveling with some younger sailors we also have available the Disney Cruise Line.

#6 Hawaiian Islands
What is special about the Hawaiian Islands? Voyagers will get to view the dramatically cleaved, green-clad volcanic cliffs dropping down to the crystal clear Pacific Ocean. Keep in mind this is a long ocean trip from the mainland but definitely worth it for all the sights that you will see. The best time to set sail to the Hawaiian Islands would be almost every day, thanks to the location of this tropical paradise! Currently we have a few cruise lines that host Hawaiian cruises, you can choose from Holland America Line, Carnival Cruise Line, Celebrity Cruise Line, Norwegian Cruise Line, Princess Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean, and the Silversea Cruise Lines.


#5 Caribbean
On your cruise to the Caribbean you will visit many nation islands and the trips between the ports are short. Best time to set sail to the Caribbean would be simply “year-around” due to the beautiful weather, but we suggest traveling between the dates of January - February which is perfect nearly every day. Hurricane Season starts in November and ends in March so we suggest avoiding those times to take a Caribbean cruise. Currently we have a few cruise lines that host Caribbean Cruises which include Azamara Club Cruise Line, Costa Cruise Line, Cunard Cruise Line, Disney Cruise Line, Holland Cruise Line, MSC Cruise Line, Norwegian Cruise Line, Seabourn Cruise Line, and More!


#4 Alaska
What is special about Alaska you might ask? Imagine yourself quietly sailing by glaciers, snow-capped mountains and the crisp cold air on your skin. With stops at several ports that invite you take an abundance of photographs or you can helicopter onto remote glaciers for dog sledding. Remember Alaska can be a bit chilly in May and September which is the first and last month of a five-month season so pack warm clothes. The best time to set sail to Alaska would be June to August when the weather is the warmest. June offers a bonus with longer daylight for sightseeing, fishing or dining at many wonderful restaurants throughout Alaska. Currently we have a few cruise lines that host Alaska Cruises, from the Royal Caribbean, Silversea Cruise Line, Disney Cruise Line, Norwegian Cruise Line, American Cruise lines and More!


#3 South Pacific
Your cruise to the South Pacific will include lush tropical paradises, like the islands of Moorea and Bora Bora in French Polynesia. This cruise does have Long open-ocean travel between destinations except for cruises within French-Polynesia. The best time to set sail varies by location since South Pacific Covers a more Broad area so be sure to research where exactly you want to visit along the way. Currently we have a few cruise lines that host South Pacific Cruises, from Carnival Cruise Line, Holland Cruise Line, Princess Cruise Line and Silversea Cruises.


#2 Mediterranian
When setting sail for the Mediterranean be ready to experience many exciting regions, including the French Rivera, Greek Islands Italian Ligurian Coast and Spanish Costa del Sol. The best time to set sail would be the months from May to September which are the warmest but some ports of call can be tourist-packed in the summer months of July and August. Currently we have a few cruise lines that host Mediterranean cruises, from Silversea Cruises, Norwegian Cruise, Azamara Club Cruise Line and Many More!


#1 Antarctica
What is Special about Antarctica is that it is the World’s winter wonderland and is a truly special place to see and experience! Passengers will have the opportunity to see penguin colonies, soaring glacier cliffs and calving icebergs. The best time to set sail would be in Mid-December to Late February, when the sea and weather are most agreeable. *Note Cruise ships do not operate from April to October for the Antarctic winter. Currently our site features the Silversea Cruise Line for all Antarctica Cruises. Be sure to check out our reviews at Wholesale Services of America Reviews.


Sunny San Diego

It has been agreed that California is becoming one of the most recommended places to visit in the United States of America. Bordered by the Pacific Ocean to the west, the Anza-Borrego Desert and the Laguna Mountains to the east, and Mexico to the south, lay the diverse neighborhoods of San Diego, California. San Diego is widely known as “America’s Finest City” for its miles and miles of white-sand beaches and Near-Perfect weather year around, the city offers an abundance of fun attractions for visitors of all ages. You can spend the day relaxing or surfing on one of the many beaches then go hiking in the east County Mountains the next. Explore the urban neighborhoods of Downtown San Diego, from the iconic Gaslamp District to the eclectic community of Hillcrest. San Diego Regions are so unique and diverse; there are plenty of options to discover something new each time you visit!

Balboa Park is a San Diego must-see, just minutes away from downtown, and ranked as one of the Best Parks in the World. Go ahead, Stroll through Balboa Park and Marvel at its beautiful Spanish Colonial Revival architecture. While there, take advantage of the parks variety of offerings, including 15 museums (Free on Tuesdays for San Diego Residents), Free daily park tours, spectacular gardens (Seven are Free Daily), public organ concerts (Sundays) featuring one of the largest outdoor organs where many organists play traditional favorites and many more! With a variety of cultural institutions laid out among its 1,200 beautiful and lushly planted acres, Balboa Park is the nation's largest urban cultural park. Grab your picnic basket and a blanket; every day is a perfect day for the park, in Sunny San Diego!


Now this is what you came to San Diego for! The National Historic District is San Diego’s premier entertainment destination and your personal downtown playground. Come shop – Dine – or Play! There is so much to do in the Gaslamp District! The Gaslamp Quarter is comprised of 16 ½ city blocks functioning as San Diego’s Premier destination for shopping, dining, and entertainment. The Gaslamp blends the romance of Victorian style architecture with upscale Modernism to create a vibrant kind of magic. Take in a movie, enjoy live theater or visit a fine art gallery every night of the week there is something happening. Downtown San Diego is always the host to special events, dancing, wine tastings, dinner shows, and club-hopping, the Gaslamp Quarter truly is the heart of nightlife in San Diego


Savor the past in Old Town San Diego, and imagine taking a seat in the courtyard while the folkloric dancers get ready to spin and stomp. Visit Old Town and witness the living legacy of San Diego history and the home to quaint boutiques, mouth-watering restaurants, colorful art galleries and festive theatres making it a not-to-be-missed hot spot for tourists and locals alike. Mexican cuisine is the specialty in Old Town, where you'll find authentic fare at any of the many cantinas. Just follow the aroma of freshly made tortillas, take a seat outside and enjoy the fresh air and all the happy locals walking by. Enjoy the sounds of local mariachi as you sip on the best margaritas in town. Be sure to experience the adventure that is Old Town, the birthplace of California.


Istanbul, Turkey

Snow in the winter, Sun in the summer, Turkey is the place to be any time of the year! The capital of empires... The city that dominated continents... The cradle of civilisation... The meeting point of cultures... These are some of the thousands of phrases that describe Istanbul, Turkey. Only when you walk along its historic streets, discover its culture, its treasures, and mingle with its crowds; will you be able to see the beauty of this unique place and throughout its long history, a city that many desired to conquer. Take home a horde of intoxicating memories to cherish.

Be Sultan for an Hour or TwoFirst thing you would want to experience in Istanbul is living like royalty. Be a sultan for an hour or two while discovering the great Dolmabahçe Palace! Built in the 19th Century, the Dolmabahçe Palace is one of the most Glamorous palaces in the World. The palace has survived intact with its original decorations, furniture, and the silk carpets and curtains. It surpasses all other palaces in the world in wealth and magnificence. The three-storied palace built on a symmetrical plan; discover the 285 rooms and 43 halls. Explore the well-kept, beautiful gardens surrounding this seaside palace. In the middle of the palace, there is a large ballroom with a ceiling higher than the other sections. Imagine these marvelous walls and ceilings are covered with paintings by the famous artists of the age and decorations made using tons of gold. Don’t forget to browse around the annex in the north which was reserved for the crown prince. The entrance to this building is from Besiktas and it now serves as the Museum of Fine Arts.


Hang out Under the Bridge It may not sound like an ideal way to spend an hour of your precious sightseeing time, but hanging out under the Galata Bridge is highly recommended. The Bridge itself is one of Istanbul’s most iconic Landmarks and forms the vital link between the two sides of European Istanbul. Now here is the catch, its lower deck (directly under the walkway) is home to restaurants, bars and tea houses with ringside waterfront seating for boat watching and cheap beers. No visit to Istanbul is complete without either walking along, ferrying under, taking the tram across, or enjoying a drink on the Galata Bridge… and ideally, all four! One of the nicest ways to end a day in Istanbul is having a drink at one of the many restaurants found underneath the bridge, after a long day of sightseeing.


Wonder at Past Glories Make time in your busy vacation to marvel at the Rounded roofs and pointed minarets of Hagia Sophia. Hagia Sophia is a great architectural beauty and an important monument both for Byzantine and for Ottoman Empires. Once a church, later a mosque, and now a museum at the Turkish Republic, Hagia Sophia has always been the precious of its time. Truly one of man's greatest architectural achievements, the Emperor Justinian built the Hagia Sophia to create a cathedral that would match the ancient Solomon's famous cathedral in 537 A.D. When it was built, the Hagia Sophia was the largest building in the world and, even today; it is the 4th largest church building in the world. In 1943, the Republic of Turkey converted Hagia Sophia into a museum. Now, the building is part Christian and part Islamic, but wholly humbling in a beauty that transcends cultural and religious differences. Today the mosaic walls and vaulted chambers merely hint at its former glory but, definitely a must see when visiting Istanbul.


Escape to the Princes’ Islands The Princes’ Island is just a short ferry ride away from Istanbul. Set in the Marmara Sea off the Asian shore. Today, this is one of the last places to offer a glimpse of the old ethnic mic of Istanbul in all its splendor: Greeks, Armenians and Jews still rub shoulders with Turks in the local Squares, and churches are more numerous than mosques. During the summer the Princes’ Islands are popular destinations for day trips from Istanbul. As there is no traffic on the Islands, the only transportation being horse and cart, motor vehicles are strictly prohibited. Upon arriving you will see the lavish Ottoman Mansions and other Beautiful Victorian Style summer villas, the locals on the Island are incredibly peaceful compared with the city of Istanbul. There are colorful fruit trees, beautiful gardens and exotic flowers to be seen everywhere. This is the perfect way to relax and enjoy where Istanbul’s residents visit to escape the rush of the city.


Spring Time in Amsterdam

The Netherlands has numerous attractions to make your stay one of the most fun and unforgettable trips of your life. Today we are taking you to Amsterdam, images like clogs, tulips, cheese and windmills spring to mind. But beyond the clichés lie unique sights. Whether you are coming to Amsterdam for a city trip or a beach holiday, Amsterdam has it all. Spring time is a wonderful time to visit Amsterdam! What makes Amsterdam so attractive is the 17th century historical atmosphere combined with the mentality of a modern metropolis creating a friendly and relaxed environment. The small scale of the buildings and the intimacy of the streets, canals and squares create an atmosphere that visitors find unique. Amsterdam is famously gezellig, a Dutch quality that translates as convivial or cozy and is more easily experienced than defined. There’s a sense of time stopping, an intimacy of the here and now that leaves all your troubles behind.


Lose Yourself in a Maze of Canals A visit to Amsterdam isn’t complete without enjoying the canals. They are a symbol of Amsterdam and of great cultural and historical value. Criss-crossed by bridges, 165 canals encircle the city of Amsterdam and keep the sea at bay. The most picturesque of canals is Prinsengracht, lined by shady trees and funky houseboats. Though every canal is beautiful and unique in itself, there are some absolute musts: The Golden Bend: the canal from ‘Leidsestraat’ to ‘Vijzelstraat’ has the most beautiful and magnificent stretch of canal houses of Amsterdam. One view, fifteen bridges: the bridge on the corner of ‘Reguliersgracht’ and ‘Herengracht’ has a unique view over fifteen bridges. Make sure you stand on the side of the street with the odd numbers. Enjoy the beautiful canals and canal houses from the water with one of Amsterdam’s many canal tours.

Picnic with the Locals Grab a blanket and your favorite pair of shades; we are off to the park! Why not take a day to relax on your vacation. For the Perfect Picnic, head to the Vondelpark which is the largest city park in Amsterdam, and certainly the most famous park in the Netherlands. This national heritage monument attracts thousands of people in Amsterdam every day of the week. Vondelpark is loved by Amsterdammers as well as by tourists, and is full of people – enjoying a sunny day, dog-walking, jogging, roller- skating, listening to music, people- watching or just lazing about in the grass. There’s much more to do than enjoying the winding paths, rose garden and ponds of this English landscape park. The Vondelpark has a tea house, restaurant, bar, Film Museum and an open air theater, where you can witness great performances. On Queen’s Day the park turns into the greatest unregulated market you’ve ever seen.


Spring has Sprung Spring is the most beautiful time of the year in Amsterdam so make sure to stop and smell the flowers! The Keukenhof, also known as the Place garden, is the world's best known spring garden, and famous for its stunning tulips and inspirational displays of color. The Keukenhof garden is situated in the heart of tulip growing territory between Amsterdam and The Hague. Every year Keukenhof garden opens its gates to the public and celebrates spring in all its magnificence. This amazing garden has 7 million flower bulbs planted by hand every year, the result is simply breathtaking. During the short two month period that it is open to the public each spring, the Keukenhof garden receives hundreds of thousands of visitors from all over the world. Strolling down the garden, it is easy to comprehend how the tulip came to dominate the lives of so many Dutch people hundreds of years ago.

Van Gogh in Amsterdam Let Van Gogh overwhelm you with his amazing works of art and find out how he influenced art history with a visit to the Van Gogh Museum, a truly unique experience. During his ten-year artistic career, Van Gogh was highly prolific which is showcased by 864 paintings and almost 1,200 drawings and prints. No other place in the world has so many paintings of Vincent van Gogh under one roof. The collection consists of more than 200 canvases, 500 drawings and 750 written documents. Together these provide a fantastic insight into his life and work. The Van Gogh Museum was recently renovated, after being closed for seven months; Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum is now welcoming visitors with a new exhibition. There is much more to see, much more Van Gogh paintings, many more drawings, letters, artist materials, things that are usually not on view at the Museum.

The Magic of Morocco

Wholesale Services of America Reviews The Magic of Morocco
Grab your Sun screen, we are going to Morocco! Nature and royalty are never far away when you are in "The Kingdom of Morocco". This country has plenty to offer fans of the outdoors from desert landscapes, mountains, valleys and sea. Let’s not forget to plunge into the winding alleys of exotic medieval markets where street vendors sell handmade clothing, food and a wealth of exotic finds. The best part of this exotic destination and may come as a pleasant surprise is the summer coolness, and winter snow which makes Morocco a beautiful place to visit all year long.


Overnight in the Sahara Desert Nothing is as indescribable as a stay on the edge of the desert so let’s head to Merzouga to discover its immensity and colors. At night, opt for an encampment in the desert where Morocco's Sahara desert is a magical place to spend a few nights. The most popular area to explore is the breathtaking Saharan sandscape in a little place called Merzouga. The best way to get around and explore is by camel, although 4x4's are popular if you fancy yourself a rally driver. If you are up for the challenge try the Marathon des Sables (MdS) it is an epic event which takes place every year in the Saharan desert of Morocco, and is arguably the toughest footrace on earth.

Find Peace in the Majorelle Gardens After a day of hustle and bustle in the city and shopping at markets, plan to take some time to stop and smell the flowers. For a nice hour in a place of serenity and shade visit The Majorelle Gardens in Marrakech. The Gardens are filled with rare plants, bright colors and peace. Originally laid out in the 1930s by the painter Jacques Majorelle, this sub-tropical vegetation surrounds the artist's old studio, now home to a small Museum of Islamic Art. A small exhibition of Majorelle's orientalist paintings are complimented with garden furniture in softly glowing colors, including the brilliant cobalt known as 'Majorelle blue'. While here you can treat yourself to a cup of tea at the cafe and enjoy the beautiful garden artwork.


Get a Taste of Royalty at the El Badi Palace Let’s travel in time back to the 16th century where El Badi Palace was once a playground for Saadian royalty. The El Badi Palace meaning the incomparable palace is located in Marrakech, Morocco and it consists of the remnants of a palace commissioned by the Saadain Sultan Ahmad al-Mansur in 1578. This mystical place is a sight to see with 360 private apartments, swimming pools and gardens once built with the most precious materials such as onyx, gold and Italian marble. According to ambassadors' accounts, the palace was simply sublime.


The Great Tombs of Saadian The Saadian tombs in Marrakech date back from the time of the sultan Ahmad al-Mansur (1578-1603) and were discovered in 1917. The good state of preservation of the Saadian Tombs may be attributable to the fact that they were sealed off by the sultan Moulay Ismail. At the time Ismail was destroying architectural gems such as the Badi Palace some speculate that his superstition got the better of him and he decided to hide the tombs rather than demolish them. The building is composed of three rooms including the Chamber of 12 Pillars with archways made of pure gold and contains the grave of the son of the sultan’s son, Ahmad al-Mansur. The details in the decoration of the tombs and the history behind them have made this Moroccan gem a major attraction for visitors of Marrakech.

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