Hotel and Resort Reviews

Although we’re big fans of bed and breakfasts or small, boutique hotels, there are some times during our boomer travels when nothing but a luxury hotel or resort will do. And we’ve experienced some of the world’s finest.

Read about our experiences so that you’ll know if these luxury accommodations are right for you. We’ll be adding more hotel and resort reviews so be sure to visit this page often. Or subscribe to our weekly broadcast so you’ll be the first to know!

Montage Kapalua Bay pool on Maui

Luxury in Maui at Montage Kapalua Bay

Romantic accommodations in a quiet, scenic setting with unassuming personal service is my kind of luxury travel experience. And that’s exactly what I found when the Maui Visitor’s Bureau invited me to stay at Montage Kapalua Bay. Luxury in Maui: Montage Kapalua Bay Review Although I’ve traveled to Maui twice before, this was my first […]

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Fairmont Kea Lani Review: Maui beach resort for the active boomer

There’s no better tropical active travel escape than Maui. And, after a day of hiking or water adventures, settling into a 5-star resort on the beach makes the escape even better. Nancy D. Brown, from What A Trip blog, shares her Fairmont Kea Lani review so that you know what to expect at this luxurious […]

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Wailea Beach Villas adult pool comes with a Maui view.

Relax in Luxury at Wailea Beach Villas

You’ve just stepped off the plane at Kahului Airport on Maui. You sign for the rental car and head for the villa rental in Wailea. On the way, you’ll need to stop at the grocery store to stock up. But you’re oh-so-tired from the flight. If you reserve a villa at Wailea Beach Villas through Destination Resorts Hawaii, a concierge has already […]

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A Many Glacier Hotel Review for Your Trip to Glacier National Park

In this Many Glacier Hotel review  I’ll show you why the historic national park lodge that sits on the shores of Swiftcurrent Lake is the best place to stay in Glacier National Park. But I’ll give you a hint—location, location, location. I originally wrote the review in July 2015 but have updated it to include […]

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Ritz Carlton Dove Mountain

Celebrating a Boomer Birthday at Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain

Boomer birthdays. Do you celebrate or dread the arrival of another year tacked onto an already booming age? What’s a baby boomer to do? I’m all for celebrating them, it sure beats the alternative. Last week, one of those really big boomer birthdays happened to me. You know, one with a big zero at the […]

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Exploring The Elms Hotel in Excelsior Springs

Let’s face it—finding unique accommdations during road trips is one of the most frustrating things about travel. Do you want luxury, charm, history, location, or all of the above? It’s hard to find one hotel that has everything you need for a comfortable stay, but in some cases, you find a hotel that is an […]

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Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs and Spa

Soaking it in at Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs and Spa

Hot springs and New Mexico—are those two items on your boomer travel list? In today’s guest post, Billie Frank of The Santa Fe Traveler introduces us to Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs and Spa. The good news for boomers is that 60 is the new 40 and 70 is the new 60. Most of us are […]

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Romantic San Diego

In most parts of the U.S., baby boomers are waiting for winter’s freezing temperatures to end. I’m dreaming of a romantic weekend at the beach. How about you? In today’s guest post, Billie Frank of Santa Fe Travelers suggests a romantic weekend in Grand Del Mar Resort, San Diego . Sometimes when you live in […]

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Travel Dreams Come True at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise: Updated 01.04.2018 What’s on your list of  boomer travel dreams? Staying at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise has always been one of mine. Photographs of the famous Canadian resort hotel reflected in the waters of Lake Louise remind me of an alpine fairy tale setting worthy of a romantic getaway with […]

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Romantic Relaxation in Tuscany

The end of a long-anticipated trip should leave travelers wanting more, don’t you agree? That’s what Alan and I appreciated so much at the end of our trip to Italy…the ending. When Alan and I stepped through the nondescript entry to Sovana Hotel and Resort in southern Tuscany, we discovered a lobby that felt as […]

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Boomer travel - Italy - stay at La Tavola Rotonda on your boomer vacation in Italy.

La Tavola Rotonda: My Italian Castle

When you think of places to stay in Italy, does a castle come to mind? It does if you’re staying at La Tavola Rotonda.  My idea of castle lodging is a fairytale building perched in the Bavarian hills of Germany, perhaps with snow-capped mountains in the background. I never expected to be sleeping in an […]

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The luxury of convenience at Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney Review Updated: 09.28.2017 A luxury experience at Four Seasons Hotel Sydney is a given. After all, the Four Seasons brand is one of the most luxurious hotel chains in the travel industry. What else would a boomer traveler expect? When Alan and I stayed in this elegant high-rise hotel before our […]

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Relax by the pool at CasaMagna Marriott in Cancun

Cancun for Baby Boomers at CasaMagna Marriott Resort

Updated 10.01.2013 Is a beach resort your idea of travel fun? Add a Latin-influenced flavor to adventure by the sea with a stay at CasaMagna Marriott Cancun Resort in Mexico. I’ll admit, when Marriott Resorts invited me to visit Cancun to blog from paradise at their seaside resort; all I could think about were news […]

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