Top 5 Reasons to Plan a Romantic Getaway to Jamaica!

Happy #BeachThursday to all of our guests and fans of Secrets® Resorts & Spas! For this #BeachThursday, we are excited to put a spotlight on Jamaica and why you should plan a romantic getaway to this island paradise!

Secrets St. James Montego Bay and Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay are located in Jamaica and offer a great romantic escape for you and your loved one!

Read on to find out our top 5 reasons as to why you should plan your next romantic getaway to Jamaica!

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A romantic getaway is in your future when you visit Jamaica!

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Don’t miss the Cinco de Mayo Flash Sale at Secrets Resorts & Spas!

Happy Cinco de Mayo! If you’re in the mood for a Mexican Fiesta, then you’d better act fast. Our exclusive Cinco de Mayo Flash Sale will only be here for a limited time and the savings are INCREDIBLE!

If you’ve been dreaming of a tropical vacation for some fun in the sun then now’s the time to act. We’re offering you the chance to reserve your Unlimited-Luxury® vacation to select Secrets Resorts & Spas locations with rates starting at $99 per person per night!

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Don’t miss out on incredible savings during our Cinco De Mayo Flash Sale at Secrets Resorts & Spas!

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Expedia awards Secrets St. James’ top-notch service

Secrets Resorts & Spas loves to introduce the world of Unlimited-Luxury to new visitors. There’s nothing like the face of a person who first realizes that every meal and every drink is covered. Not to mention the priceless view! We are also honored when we’re recognized by travel lovers who continue to chose Secrets as their destination. Thanks to Expedia, Secrets St James Montego Bay is being honored for being the veteran traveler’s choice!

Day or night, service isn't the only thing that is great at Secrets St. James!

Day or night, service isn’t the only thing that is great at Secrets St. James!

best_2014_262x177[1]Secrets St. James has been named to the list of Best of +VIP Access hotels for 2014! Expedia’s top travelers look for the hotels and resorts with the highest standards of service and Secrets St. James made the cut. The best part of an Unlimited-Luxury® getaway is the exceptional service, so providing that to every traveler, new or veteran, is our pleasure.

Experience this award-winning service by taking advantage of our special offers today!

Secrets Resorts & Spas is recognized by the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences

Secrets Resorts & Spas top priority is great service for all of our guests as part of your Unlimited-Luxury® experience. The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences (AAHS) has recognized this commitment by honoring us with their International Five Star Diamond Award.

The Five Star Diamond Award is given to resorts that meet AAHS standards as decided by members of the organizations International Board of Trustees. The properties honored excelled in the following categories:

  • Overall guest satisfaction
  • Accommodations
  • Hotel facilities
  • Professionalism carried out by hotel staff
  • Quality of service

“The Five Star Diamond Award represents the best in luxury hospitality, with a primary emphasis on guest satisfaction and services,” said Joseph Cinque, President of The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences.

We are proud to announce the following resorts have been awarded the International Five Star Diamond Award. Congratulations to Secrets Huatulco Resort & Spa, Secrets The Vine Cancun, Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun, Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay, Secrets St. James Montego Bay, Secrets Puerto Los Cabos Golf & Spa Resort, Secrets Marquis Los Cabos, Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun, Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun, and Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana!

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TripAdvisor Honors Several Secrets Resorts & Spas

At Secrets Resorts & Spas, making your stay the best it can be is our business and we aim to pride you the ultimate luxury vacation experience.  Our friends at TripAdvisor  recently announced their 2014 award winners and we are excited to have made the list.

And we don’t want to forget to say THANK YOU to all of our guests for this honor!

TripAdvisor Awards

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Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun was named a Travelers’ Choice Award winner in three categories! Top 25 Hotels in Mexico (#20), Top 25 Romance Hotels in Mexico (#11) and Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Mexico (#22). The Traveler’s Choice awards are given based on traffic and content on TripAdvisor.

 

Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun

Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun

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TripAdvisor awarded it’s Certificate of Excellence to Secrets Hualtuco Resort & Spa (for the third year), Secrets Vallarata Bay Puerto Vallarta (for the second year) and Secrets St. James Montego Bay (for the third year). This award is completely based on TripAdvisor reviews and comments, so thank you!

 

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Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta

Secrets Huatulco Resort & Spa

Secrets Huatulco Resort & Spa

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Secrets St. James Montego Bay

 

Make it at Home: Jamaican Me Smile!

Hey, Mon! Have you tried our Jamaican Smile? This fruity concoction is one of our most popular drinks at Secrets St. James Montego Bay, and now you can make it right at home! Get that blender going, sit back, sip, and imagine you’re lounging next to the Caribbean Sea.

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Secret St. James Montego Bay featured on SustainableTrips.org

Secrets St. James Montego Bay is proud to be featured on SustainableTrips.org! We believe you don’t have to sacrifice commitment to the environment to provide an incredible vacation experience. Secrets St. James is surrounded by so much Jamaican natural beauty that is worth protecting for future generations. We strive to minimize our impact on the environment through good engineering practices and operating procedures. We also participate in local environmental activities such as beautification projects, recycling, beach clean-ups and habitat protection. Here are a few other sustainability initiatives we’re proud of at Secrets St. James.

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  • A guest room energy conservation management system that utilizes a motion detector system to reduce air conditioning and lighting energy usage when guest rooms are unoccupied.
  • Through our recycling program, we have reduced the amount of plastic, cardboard boxes, and used toner inks that are sent to our landfills.
  • In September 2013, we participated in and sponsored an international beach clean up.
  • Composting projects are carried out by our landscaping department.
  • In our grey water treatment system, water is recycled from guest’s showers and utilized for irrigation on the property.
  • Housekeeping’s guest room conservation card provides guests with the option to reduce the amount of linens used during their stay, reducing the water and chemicals used for laundry services.
  • Fruit and vegetable peelings from our kitchens are donated to local pig farmers.
  • The hotel continues to embark on community sustainability projects to aid in the development of our society through charitable donations – cash or kind and time to schools, churches and other organizations in need.
  • In June 2013, the Catherine Hall Basic School beautification project included the creation of a vegetable garden and picnic tables, enhancement of the school grounds, and donations to children by our employees and guests.
  • We made donations to the Garland Children’s Home school in May 2013.
  • The Labour Day Project 2012 was a volunteer project in partnership with our local government to beautify the local Sam Sharpe Square in Montego Bay.
Ariel view of Secrets St. James Montego Bay

Ariel view of Secrets St. James Montego Bay

Click here to see our whole feature on SustainabilityTrips.org and book your stay with Secrets St. James today!