Florida

Reviewing Bahia Mar Hotel – Fort Lauderdale Beach

Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach 801 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Florida My experience at this hotel was definitely unique as I was able to stay in BOTH types of rooms: a room in the Marina building and a room in the Tower building. MARINA BUILDING GRADE Overall Score: C Staff: B Room: D Amenities: C Recommended?: No TOWER BUILDING GRADE Overall Score: B Staff: B Room: B Amenities: C Recommended?: Yes Overall Impression: If you’re staying in Bahia Mar’s Marina building (not the Tower), you’re getting an old, musty hotel room. The Marina building…

Reviewing La Playa Beach and Golf Resort – Naples, FL

  La Playa Beach and Golf Resort – Naples, FL GRADING Overall Score: A Staff: A Room: A Amenities: B Recommended?: Yes Overall Impression: An upscale beach resort that’s best suited to couples or families with teenage children. ♦ Located on Gulf Shore Drive, along the beautiful beaches of northern Naples, is La Playa Beach and Golf Resort, an upscale hotel with deluxe accommodations in Florida. In 2015, La Playa Resort was ranked #9 for best family beach hotel by Travel + Leisure magazine. I’m not sure I would rank this hotel as a great family resort…

The BEST Book for a Disney World Vacation

As a parent, taking your kids to Walt Disney World is a rite of passage. Parents that are fortunate enough to travel  almost always include a Disney World family vacation at least once in their children’s lives. If and when you decide to visit Disney World, it’s imperative you do your homework. In order to maximize your fun and minimize everyone’s stress, doing some research is a small price to pay. Why spend the money and the time to experience a magical family vacation, if you don’t do it right…

Sheraton Suites Plantation – A Review

    Sheraton Suites – Plantation, FL GRADING Overall Score: B Staff: C Room: A Amenities: B Recommended?: Yes Overall Impression: A solid mid-level hotel with big rooms in sunny Florida   When traveling to Plantation, Florida, there are many different options for lodging. During a previous visit here, I stayed at the Renaissance Hotel. Read my review of the Renaissance Hotel here. This time, I stayed at the Sheraton Suites Plantation on University Drive…