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The 10 Most Luxurious Beachfront Resorts in Mexico

With thousands of miles of beautiful coastline, Mexico is blessed with some of the world’s most spectacular beaches. It also happens to have some seriously opulent oceanside resorts. Knowing where to start can be a challenge, especially if you’re in the mood to spoil yourself on your next vacation. That’s why we’ve scoured the country…

6 of the Best Bang-for-Your-Buck All-Inclusives in the Bahamas

If you want to make your money work to its maximum potential while on a Caribbean vacation, the best option might be to book an all-inclusive resort. However, some hotels deliver experiences that don’t quite match their description. The Bahamas, a destination characterized by its amazing beaches, clear water, and swimming pigs, is home to…

Where We’d Travel If Money Was No Object

Traveling is eye-opening, fun, and breathtaking, but let’s face it: It can be hard on the wallet. So while we’d love to jet off to the Maldives for a two-week stay at an expensive resort, or go on an around-the-world cruise, that’s not always doable. For a minute though, we suspended disbelief to imagine where…

Where to Stay in Jamaica’s Most Popular Destinations for Every Budget

Stellar beaches, delectable jerk chicken, refreshing rum cocktails, and an easygoing vibe that instantly puts tourists in vacation mode make Jamaica a terrific destination. The Caribbean country’s coastal towns all offer a dose of sunshine and culture, but they certainly have differences between them. Below, we’ve rounded up the top destinations in Jamaica, and picked…

The World’s First Underwater Hotel Villa Has Opened

Photo courtesy of © 2018 Hilton Forget overwater bungalows — you can now spend the night underwater in the Maldives. The Conrad Maldives Rangali Island has opened the world’s first-ever underwater hotel residence, fulfilling Little Mermaid dreams everywhere. Submerged more than 16 feet below the Indian Ocean, the two-story villa goes by the moniker Muraka,…

5 Hotels in Hong Kong That Should Be on Your Radar Now

From classic luxury to budget-friendly, Hong Kong is flush with hotels for all types of travelers. We recently scoured the destination and discovered some of the best accommodation options. Read on for five of our favorite Hong Kong hotels right now, all of which have just been added to Oyster.com.

6 Luxurious Nude-Friendly Travel Experiences

Whether you’re a seasoned nudist traveler or thinking of dipping your toes into clothing-optional activities, there are tons of nude-friendly pastimes to choose from. Sure, skinny dipping and topless sunbathing are easy and exhilarating ways to go au naturel while on vacation, but if you’re looking for something more luxurious, read on. Below, we rounded…

The 11 Most-Loved Hotels on Oyster

There are tens of thousands of reviewed hotels on Oyster, but certain properties are consistently popular with our readers. We took a look at the hotels that received the most favorites (the heart icon next to the hotel name, which allows travelers to save it to their profile), and decided to share them with you.…

6 Ways to Have a Luxury Disney World Vacation

Fireworks over Disney World’s Magic Kingdom/Oyster Disney World in Orlando is many things to many people, but typically, a luxurious vacation destination is not one of them. Or is it? Those seeking a perfectly posh escape might want to consider this Florida getaway after all. Whether you’re planning a honeymoon, a well-deserved girlfriend getaway, or…

Hotel Face-Off: Excellence Punta Cana vs. Excellence El Carmen

Aerial View of Excellence Punta Cana/Oyster If you’ve been researching the best adults-only luxury hotels in Punta Cana, you’ve likely come across the sister properties Excellence Punta Cana and Excellence El Carmen. The two beachfront beauties are almost neighbors — you can get from one gated entrance to the next in a five-minute drive. However,…