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Katya Ruiz

Katya Ruiz

Marketing Manager for Cape Air's Caribbean region, born and raised puertorrican who enjoys a good day at the beach. Enthusiast of all things Caribbean. Favorite Cape Air destinations: St. Thomas and Virgin Gorda.
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Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina; A True Luxurious Experience.

Katya Ruiz

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina opened its doors in 2010 and is named after its location; a serene 230-acre private-island haven situated at the east end of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands.  The hotel is a luxury, AAA Four Diamond hotel and the first member of Marriott's Autograph Collection in the Caribbean.  The resort is tucked into a  cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea and neighboring islands.  It features 52 guest accommodations as well as a collection of two, three, four, and six bedroom villas, Spa, world class restaurants, three private beaches and a 55-slip marina.  Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina is the first luxury, private-island resort development to be built in the British Virgin Islands in more than 15 years.  This fabulous resort has added four new hillside villas to its inventory.  These new private villa estates range from 3,000 to more than 6,000 square feet.  A perfect retreat for small, large and multi-generational families, the villas feature daily housekeeping, transportation service on demand, and exceptional amenities.

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Topics: BVI, Virgin Gorda, BVI Accomodations, Tortola Accomodations, Luxury Resorts, Caribbean Travel, Where to stay in the BVI's

Delight Your Taste Buds At Porta Del Sol Gastronomic Festival

Katya Ruiz

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Topics: Mayaguez, food fest, gastronomy,Puerto Rico, visit Puerto Rico, visist Mayaguez

Sangria Lovers, Rejoice.

Katya Ruiz

If you are a Sangria lover, make your way to San Juan, Puerto Rico on March 4th. The Puerto Rico Convention Center will host the 10th edition of Sangria Fest. This festival celebrates the best of sangrias, wines and tapas. Sangria Fest holds a Guinness World Record for the largest sangria tasting event in the world.

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Topics: sju

The Courtyard at Surfsong Resort Tortola, Fine Dining At Its Best.

Katya Ruiz

Would you like to experience fine dining in the intimate setting of a boutique resort?  If so, you have to visit Surfsong Resort in Tortola. Surfsong has now opened The Courtyard Dining Experience for the public to enjoy.

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Topics: Tortola, fine dining in Tortola, travel to tortola, BVI

Coral World Ocean Park St. Thomas, A Magical Experience!

Katya Ruiz

The next time you travel to St. Thomas make sure to visit Coral World Ocean Park. Coral World is a five acre Ocean Park on top of a coral reef.  This is one of the most unique activities your can enjoy in the US Virgin Islands.  You can experience marine life from an undersea observatory without even getting wet.  This is the only attraction on St Thomas where you have the opportunity to pet a shark, feed stingrays, wild iguanas or tropical birds.

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Topics: what to do in st thomas, ocean park in st.homas usvi, fun activities in st. thomas, shark encounters, travel to st. thomas

El Blok Vieques, A Hip Boutique Hotel.

Katya Ruiz

El Blok, is a new boutique hotel designed by Puerto Rican architects Fuster & Partners. It is located in the town of Esperanza, on Vieques Island.  Vieques is located about 8 miles east of Puerto Rico, and measures about 21 miles long by 4 miles wide.  It is recognized as an ecotourism destination due to its unspoiled and pristine beaches.  One of Vieques’ characteristic residents are wild horses, that roam freely around the island.  Lately, the island has seen a boom in development of restaurants, galleries and hotels.  Often listed among the top beaches in the world, Vieques feels like a true Caribbean gem. In addition to pristine beaches, Vieques offers a variety of marine activities such as: sailing, surfing, scuba diving, windsurfing, and paddle boarding.  

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Topics: vqs, vieques hotels, vieques, travel to vieques, where to stay in vieques, vieques boutique hotel, flights to Vieques

Scuba Diving the Cane Bay Wall in St. Croix.

Katya Ruiz

If you are thinking about your next dive vacation, think St. Croix.  St. Croix is the largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands; it offers a tranquil tropical destination for vacationers, honeymooners, meeting attendees, scuba divers and more.  St. Croix is rich in cultural diversity and has a past filled with a fascinating history.   Although only 22.7 miles long and 8 miles at its widest point, the landscape of St. Croix is surprisingly diverse.  St. Croix provides its year-round visitors with gorgeous beaches, world class recreational activities, diving, fine dining, casinos and golf. The island also offers a variety of activities and events that keep life exciting, but one of the most exceptional things to do in St. Croix is snorkeling and scuba diving.  It has a variety of amazing dives, plunging walls, wrecks, and reefs.

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Topics: St. Croix USVI, Scuba diving, Caribbean, US Virgin Islands, What to do in St. Croix USVI

Charming Boutique Hotel In Culebra Island

Katya Ruiz

Culebra is located about nineteen miles east of Puerto Rico and eight miles north of Vieques. It is the smallest of the inhabited Spanish Virgin Islands. Nestled in the hillsides of Culebra, just a few miles from the easternmost tip of Puerto Rico, is Club Seabourne, an intimate mini-resort for those who value life’s simple pleasures.

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Topics: CULEBRA, ; where to stay in Culebra, Culebra Island, boutique hotel in Culebra

The Baths, Virgin Gorda: A Must See!

Katya Ruiz

If you are visiting the Caribbean, you owe it to yourself to visit The Baths. It is a great example of what Mother Nature has to offer. 

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Topics: BVI, The Baths, Virgin Gorda

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