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Clothing Optional, Adult Cruises Continue to be the Hottest Vacation Around


November 15 – 22, 2014 – Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas

Adult Couples Cruise™ Clothing Optional Voyage – Ft. Lauderdale to Caribbean Check out Cabin selections, prices, and/or Book online 24/7 right here, right NOW


January 18 – 24, 2015 – Windjammer is Back!

S/V Mandalay – Adult Cruise Clothing optional, adult singles and couples. Grenada and Various Islands in southern Caribbean Request your cabin selection here


NEW – Clothing Optional, Couples Only BLISS Cruise

November 2015 – Fort Lauderdale – Caribbean – Read more below


Castaways Travel/Fox Travel Named by Jamaica Tourist Board as Top Selling Travel Producer  for Visitors to Jamaica

Once again Castaways Travel and its parent company,  Fox Travel, an American Express Travel Representative, were selected last month by the Jamaica Tourist Board as the top seller in the United States for Jamaican Specialist travel companies in the USA. . Seen here are Owners – James Bailey and Donna Daniels, General Manager – Jennifer McCoy, and Jamaica Tourist Board Representative – James Woolcock.  Pass on a high five to our staff Julia, Alma, Debbie, Jennifer, Kayla, Lori, Tahnee and Marylin.


Welcome Aboard – Thanks to you, more growth is on the way!

 Lori Nydick
Vacation Groups Sales & Service
 Tahnee McHenry
Weddings, Corporate and
Civic Group Sales & Service
 Marylin Rendon
Caribbean Resorts & Groups

Thanks to you, Castaways Travel & Fox Travel – American Express Travel Representative continue to grow: Please welcome these three new professionals to our staff, more growth is on the way!


Couples Resorts – Jamaica

2014   Christmas Comes Early
Rooms start  $179/person/night – double occupancy  New Bookings Only, Book by November 15, 2014.  Travel through December 25, 2014.  Three (3) nights minimum.

2015 Early Booking Rates
Save up to 25% on Air+Resort packages - Double Occupancy. Book by November 15, 2014.  Travel January 2-March 27, 2015.

Offer subject to change without notice; not guaranteed until payment applied.  Rates and availability subject to change without notice. Capacity controlled.   Participating Couples Resorts: Tower Isle, Sans Souci, Negril & Swept Away

Book On Line 24/7 for the Following Couples Resorts:  Tower Isle, Sans Souci, Negril, or Swept Away

See our detailed Resort Reports for: Couples Tower Isle, Couples Sans Souci and Couples Negril,


Hidden Beach Resort Au Naturel Club – Cancun  

15% discount for fall 2014 arrivals  and 2015 winter/spring arrivals  Travel: Nov 1, 2014 – January 15, 2015 and May 1-August 31, 2015 + Lobster candlelight dinner.  Book by OCTOBER 31, 2014. complimentary Candlelight dinner.

New Groups set for 2015:
May 2-9, 2015   13th Annual Resort Anniversary Group Trip sponsored by Castaways Travel. Deadline: October 31, 2015   Special suite rates: $259.25/person-Ocean Front, Swim Up Suite $$321.30/person/night

October 17-24, 2015   5th Annual Castaways’ “Rendezvous on the Riviera”  Special suite rates: $212/person/night-Ocean Front, Swim Up Suites $260/person/night

Book On Line 24/7 with or without airfare or Fill out a Quote Request to be answered by one of our Agents or Email or Call 800-470-2020

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Hedonism II

Fall Sale 30% off Published Prices  Book by: November 29, 2014   Travel November 29 – December 26, 2014 for Garden View, Ocean View, Garden View Au Natural, Ocean View Au Natural  Terms: New bookings only, 3 night minimum, Single Guarantee 150% of double rate/person, no single shares, does not apply to Groups.

2015 Early Booking Savings Save 10-30%  Book by November 17, 2014.  10% Sale: Travel January 3 – August 7, 2014; 30% Sale: Travel August 8 – October 2 and November 28-December 25, 2015 for Garden View, Ocean View, Garden View Au Natural, Ocean View Au Natural  Terms: New bookings only, 3 night minimum, Single Guarantee 150% of double rate/person, no single shares, does not apply to Groups.   Black out dates:  Jan 24-30, Feb 20-28, July 3-18, November 14-21, 2015.

Save 25-30% on Castaways Groups.  Almost 40 Hedonism II groups to choose from for 2014 – 2015. Five (5) nights minimum stay required for group rates. Availability subject to change, capacity controlled.  Host couples provided for Castaways Travel escorted groups.

TERMS:  Rates, availability not guaranteed until paid; subject to change without notice, capacity controlled.

NOTE:  Contract group trip rates are NOT available On Line. You must contact us directly at the followingBook Hedonism II On Line 24/7 with or without airfare   or  Send us and Email   or call us: 800-470-2020

See all Hedonism II Groups HereSee all Groups to All resorts & Cruises Here


DESIRE RESORTS:

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Desire Pearl Resort & Spa

4th Night free continues – 2014 and now 2015 –  It’s official:  The popular 4th night free promotion is extended to 2015.  The special applies to all rooms, regular and group bookings, including the following categories listed below.  Sat 4, 8, 12 or more nights and enjoy this special offer, although no other discounts apply.

  • Ocean View
  • Junior Suite
  • Master Suite
  • Master Suite w/Jacuzzi
  • Penthouse

Call us for available dates. For special offers including round trip transfers and other amenities on site, Contact:  INFO@castawaystravel.com or 800-470-2020

Stays of 1-3 nights – up to 20% off in room rates (min 3 nights)   To December 25
Travel from:  Now to Dec 25, 2014. Book now. 
Restrictions apply, offer capacity controlled, subject to change without notice. Book this Special On Line 24/7

4th Night free + Spa Treatment for 2 + Free Airport Shuttle (min stay 4 nights)   November Travel
Book before November 28, 2014. Travel Dates: Now 01 to Nov 30, 2014. Restrictions apply, offer capacity controlled, subject to change without notice. Book this Special On Line 24/7

4th Night Free + Spa Treatment for 2, Book now! (min 4 nights) December Travel
Booking window: Until Nov 28, 2014. Travel dates: Dec 01 to Dec 25, 2014. Applicable to all room categories.
Restrictions apply, offer capacity controlled, subject to change without notice. Book this Special On Line 24/7

January “Like-Minded Adult Only Month!!”  4TH NIGHT FREE! + Complementary COUPLES Massage for 2, Book now! (min 4 nights)
Book Now-Open Sell. Travel dates: January 1-31,2015 .Applicable to all room categories.
Restrictions apply, offer capacity controlled, subject to change without notice. Promo Code:  Lifestyle   Book this Special On Line 24/7

Pay 6 and stay 8 nights!
To travel from Feb 1st to 28th, 2015, Book by November 03, 2014.
To travel from March 1st to 30th, 2015 book by December 01, 2014.
To travel from April 1st to 30th, 2015, book by February 02, 2015.

Restrictions apply, offer capacity controlled, subject to change without notice. 
Book this Special On Line 24/7

SUPER SUMMER DEAL!! Save up to 15% or get the 4th night FREE   – May – June 2015
Book before: December 1st, 2014.  Travel from: May 1 to June 30th, 2015. Does not apply in Hotel + Flight packages. Restrictions apply, offer capacity controlled, subject to change without notice. Book this Special On Line 24/7

Free transfers + 4th night free!!… What a deal!!
   July 2015
Book before: March 02, 2015.Travel from: 1st to 31st of July, 2015.
.In case you choose the  4th night free, it applies to all room categories. Stay at least 3 nights.
Restrictions apply, offer capacity controlled, subject to change without notice. Book this Special On Line 24/7

Book any Desire Pearl week, any time On Line 24/7 with or without airfare

See our detailed Desire Pearl Resort Report and/or  All Desire Pearl Groups  and/or All Groups to All resorts & Cruises Here

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Desire Riviera Maya 

15% in Room Rate + Complimentary Spa Treatment (min 4 nights)
Book Now!Travel Dates: From Now to October 21, 2014. Minimum stay to get the massage is 4 nights.
Restrictions apply, offer capacity controlled, subject to change without notice.  Book this Special On Line 24/7

4th Night free + Spa Treatment for 2 + Free Airport Shuttle (min stay 4nights)  October – November
Book before November 28, 2014.Travel Dates: Now to Nov 30, 2014  .DPSM11. Restrictions apply, offer capacity controlled, subject to change without notice. Book this Special On Line 24/7

Save 15% in Deluxe Garden View Room Rate
     December 2014
Book Before November 28, 2014.Travel from Dec 1 – 25th, 2014. This promo applies only if booking directly with the hotel/website, and it does not apply in Hotel + Flight packages.Restrictions apply, offer capacity controlled, subject to change without notice.apply. Book this Special On Line 24/7

January “Like-Minded Adult Only Month!!” 15% Off or Complimentary COUPLES Massage
Book by Nov 3,2014 Travel dates: January 1-31,2015 .Applicable to Garden View room. Promo code: JANSAVE 
Restrictions apply, offer capacity controlled, subject to change without notice Book this Special On Line 24/7

HOT AS SUMMER DEAL!! Save Up to 15% OR Free Transfers!!     June 2015
Book before: December 1st, 2014.Travel from: June 1 – 30th, 2015.  Restrictions apply, offer capacity controlled, subject to change without notice. Book this Special On Line 24/7

HOTTER SUMMER DEAL – July 2015
Book by March 2, 2015   Garden View special $216/person  Ocean View $256/person  Promo Code JULSAVE.  Restrictions apply, offer capacity controlled, subject to change without notice. Book this Special On Line 24/7

Contact:  INFO@castawaystravel.com.   Blackout dates apply to all offers  

Book any Desire Riviera Maya week, any time On Line 24/7 with or without airfare

See our Desire Riviera Maya detailed Resort Report or All our Desire Riviera Maya Groups or All Groups for All resorts & Cruises


Spice Resort – Canary Islands

Yes, we’ve been there and we love it.    Take advantage of our “Early bird” specials, availability and book your 2015 holiday with 20% discount! Get a quote here and our detailed Spice Resort report


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Temptation Resort - Cancun

OctoberFest Comes to Temptation Resort – Cancun Singles, Triples and Couples Welcome

The adults only hotel in the Cancun Hotel Zone, Temptation Resort Spa Cancun is hosting a very special event all October, 2014 called: Tempting Oktoberfest     Rooms feature 4th night free.  During the month of October, Munich’s largest and most traditional breweries in Germany celebrate the wildest festivities that include liters of beer, traditional Bavarian food such as giant pretzels and live bands, gathering people from all over the world.From October 3 -25, 2014,is the time for you to enjoy the most tempting side of the Oktoberfest. Some of the events  are listed below.

• Save 40% off + 4th night free!.
Travel Dates: Aug 1st to Dec 25th, 2014.  Only for Direct bookings, Not applicable for Hotel + Flight packages. Restrictions apply, offer capacity controlled, subject to change without notice. Book this Special On Line 24/7 and see our detailed Temptation Resort Report

• 40% Off + 4th Night Free + Round trip AIRPORT TRANSFERS to attend Octoberfest at Temptation!

Book Now!   Use this promo code: OKTO10. Promo applies only if booking directly with the hotel/website, and it does not apply in Hotel + Flight packages.Restrictions apply, offer capacity controlled, subject to change without notice. Book this Special On Line 24/7

• Save 40% in room rate + Free Round trip Shuttle

Book before Feb 02, 2015.Travel Dates: April 05 to June 30, 2015.Minimum Stay: 4 nights.Please provide flight itinerary in order to confirm airport transfers.Not applicable for bookings hotel + flight.Restrictions apply, offer capacity controlled, subject to change without notice. Book this Special On Line 24/7

Get Your Room Here or call Castaways at: 800-470-2020


Bliss Cruise New Clothing Optional Couples Only Voyage co-hosted by Castaways Travel.

Book now 24/7 On Line for the lowest prices offered on the latest, most glamorous adult couples only voyage yet….on the Celebrity SILHOUETTE, the top ship in its class departing November 2015 for a week from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. But hurry: Prices will increase as cabins are sold! And it’s first come, first served to qualify for the lowest rates and best cabin selection that will be offered.

  • Ship: Celebrity Silhouette – over 1,400 cabins on the newest class of Celebrity’s cruise ships. This is a fabulous vessel with features you won’t believe until you experience them including over 80% balcony cabins and suites.
  • Dates: November 29 – December 6, 2015
  • Destination: Depart Ft. Lauderdale to Labadee, Haiti; Falmouth, Jamaica; Cozumel, Mexico; Ft. Lauderdale
  • First come/first Served

Book now 24/7 On Line or send your “Cabin Request Form” or  E Mail Jennifer at Jennifer@CastawaysTravel.com NOW.   NOTE: The New Adult Couples Only Clothing Optional cruise out of Fort Lauderdale to the Caribbean November 2015 is the inaugural cruise of Bliss Cruise which is not associated with any other cruise charter company. Ships’ Registry: Malta and Ecuador.


Exotic Adventures 2014-2015 –  Acapulco – England

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Acapulco Villa – Ambrosia Takeover – April 14-19, 2015 

Private villa couples only/clothing optional trip for the uninhibited $3,950/person + airfare to Acapulco. All inclusive: Private bedroom/bath, all meals, all bar drinks, excursions, round trip airport transfers and more. Hosted by Jonathan & Lori/Shoes Only. See more at: Acapulco Takeover Limited to 12 couples only, first 5 couples eligible for $700 air credit. Cancellation penalties apply – all payments Non-refundable. Call 800-470-2020 or Send Your Request for Reservations Here

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Pleasure Castle – England – July 5-10, 2015

 Invade The Countryside and Storm the Castle   See full details here PleasureCastle-logo-01-200This trip is sponsored by Shoes Only Travel and offered by Castaways Travel to adult couples only who will enjoy six days and five nights in a fabulous, clothing optional adult environment at one of the top 10 castle/resort complexes in England. Begin the evening by dining in the Castle’s 5-star restaurant (included in your package) dressed in the sexy theme of the night. After dinner, retire to the great room for cocktails before the night’s entertainment begins. Each night will feature a rotating and erotically stimulating array of live shows and entertainment, all fun and sexy.  Daytime, there’s clothing optional enjoyment throughout the countryside and the castle grounds, pool, and sports areas including golf, too. Public rates range from $4,900 to $10,600/person. Castle lodges next door with 3 bedrooms each are available from $3,400/person based on six people per lodge. Rates not guaranteed, subject to change without notice; availability subject to change as bookings/cancellations occur. Past passenger rates also available….please ask.  Special introductory offers start at:  $2,700/person (rates subject to change without notice). Learn More about this Trip Here or Book Directly at this link or Call Jennifer at 800-470-2020 or send us an Email info@castawaystravel.com


Odds & Ends

Nude Beaches: Sun your buns for day tripping off conventional cruise ships Take a look at the list of some sun spots below…We’ve been to every destination, too. Disclaimer: This information below is NOT guaranteed and is subject to change by the local ruling powers as well as resort owners. Always ask the locals before you drop your drawers.

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Cozumel, take a taxi to Mezcalito’s Beach, about 15-20 minutes from San Miguel, the only town on Cozumel. Mezcalitos is at the dead end (eastern end) of the only east/west road in the center of the island and has a great bar and restaurant. Nude beach to the north of the bar. See: Mezcalitos

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Hawaii: on Maui, Little Beach has historically been the drop out place to (unofficially) drop your drawers for years. South of Kihei/Wailea, in Makena State Park. Facilities and parking available. Little Beach (adjacent to Big Beach) is across the island south of the main Maui airport at Kahului. About 20 miles or 30-35 minutes by car with light traffic. Longer during rush hour.

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St Martin, Orient (nude) Beach is close by Philipsburg on the Dutch side where most cruise ships dock…about 30 minutes more or less….depending upon traffic. NOTE: Nude use is limited to the beach only in front of Club Orient Resort. Free use of the beach. Numerous beach bars and bistros, facilities nearby

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Villas Near Orient Beach – St. Martin  A new “mini resort” called “The Garden” located just 5 minutes north of Orient Beach is now open featuring five (5) luxury villas, 3 with a private jacuzzi, a tropical garden and a big swimming pool and spa on site.  Every accommodation has a private terrace and access to the garden and the swimming pool. “The Garden” is a friendly place: in the clothing optional common area guests can relax, meet the others around the pool, in the tranquility of the garden or with lounge music.    See this great aerial shot of Orient Beach.

Discover St Martin and the neighboring and the most beautiful islands in Caribbean (Tintamarre, Pinel island, St Barth, Anguilla, Prickly Pear,…)  How?  Rent a luxury boat or yacht for the day or half day with a skipper for a nude cruise.  The Manager on site will handle all the details.

Rates:   From 120 Euros to 265 Euros/night from low to high season. Rate is for two people. Tax of 4% is extra. Maximum occupancy is 2 people/villa.

Includes:  For every stay of 7 nights: 2 beach chairs and umbrella on the nudist beach of Orient Bay.    PLUS…..

  • A welcome cocktail
  • –Free wifi (high quality)
  • –TV -Satellite
  • –Household linen (towels, sheet set) changed once a week
  • –Beach towels and umbrella (on request)
  • –Towels for the swimming pool
  • Airport transfer (with our car rental partner)
  • –Restaurants reservations
  • Shopping, super markets  & commercial center of Orient Beach 5 minutes away

MORE?   Tennis (world famous), kite-surf, windsurf, surf, jet ski, flyboard, kayak, paddle, snorkeling, boat rental, hiking, Pinel island…

For availability& reservations:  Contact:   James@castawaystravel.com  or 800-470-2020

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18 of Europe’s Best Nude Beaches
See some surprising and little-known nude beaches where you can drop your drawers

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Sunset Beach Resort next door to the Montego Bay cruise terminal has an adults only, clothing optional beach. Buy a day pass.

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Couples Sans Souci – Ocho Rios has a private nude beach. Limited day passes and restrictions apply. Contact resort FIRST before just showing up.1-800-Couples. About 5-10 minutes from the Ocho Rios cruise dock
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Antigua, Hawksbill Beach Resort is about 5 miles from St John’s, the capital and cruise dock. Beach is rustic with no facilities…about 5 -10 minute walk from the resort itself. Private beach owned by Hawksbill Beach Resort. Buy a day pass.

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St. Barts, Grand Saline (Anse de Grande Saline) and Governeur’s Beach (Anse de Governeur), both on the south side of the island, are about 10-20 minutes from town. Parking limited. Beaches are rustic with no facilities Free usage.

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Curacao The Natural on Curacao….the only clothing optional resort on the ABC Islands (Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao). Adults only. The Natural is single friendly, lesbian and gay friendly. Day visitors welcome. Several beaches and the most beautiful dive and snorkel spots are within a stone’s throw away. The resort is about 20 minutes by car from Willemstad, the cruise port. Nearby you can visit restaurants, beaches, dive spots, too.

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Miami, Haulover Beach is about 20-30 minutes (depending on traffic) south of the cruise terminal and airport in Ft. Lauderdale. Beach and Haulover State Park are free. Facilities, dining, accommodations nearby. Parking is extra across Highway A1-A.

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Key West: Guest Houses offering a bit of a nude experience around the pools and hot tub. (Not nudist resorts) Pilot House on Simonton St., one block northeast of Duval, the main street. Marreros on Fleming St., half a block south of Duval, around the corner from Margaritaville downtown Olivia by Duval Guest House, on Olivia St. is half a block from Duval and within walking distance to the beach, Duval Street and Mallory Square.


Top 12 Steps for Lower Airfare Take a look at this excellent article from George Hobica, founder of AirfareWatchdog.com about: 12 Tips For Finding Low Airfares

 


More Costa Rica
Clothing optional Costa Rica (COCR) Owners Bibi & Arnie offer five very individually equipped and decorated apartments. Each one has a kitchen, full bath, bedroom and everything you need for an enjoyable vacation including a nude pool and format. Rentals range from about $400-$700/week depending upon the season. Fly into the international airport at Liberia. We;ve been to Liberia and the region is spectacular to see including volcano parks, wildlife and nightlife, ATVs, white water rafting, deep sea fishing golf and more. COCR is in the Nosara region about 2-hours south of Liberia near the Pacific coast of Costa Rica.


Fox Travel and American Express News

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Luxury Escorted River Boat Cruise this fall:

The UNIWORLD River Beatrice holiday Christmas markets cruise is escorted by James & Champagne: These are conventional departures: Not nude. Sail on the Rhine and the Danube Rivers. Many Castaways and Fox Travel clients are already “on board” and signed up for the most festive and fun holiday adventure.

November 3-December 7, 2014: See UNWORLD Christmas markets by Fox Travel from Budapest to Passau (Munich) Starts $2,899/person. Offer capacity controlled, rates and availability subject to change without notice.   Airfare, taxes, tips, additional hotel nights extra.

November 16-23, 2014: See AMAWaterways REINA Wine Spectacular from Basel to Amsterdam Starts $2,699/person.  Offer capacity controlled, rates and availability subject to change without notice.   Airfare, taxes, tips, additional hotel nights extra.

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Fox News for the WINTER Issue

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  • Up to $85-$100 credit applied on your statement starting June 2014 for fees for TSA and Global Alert airport pre-check programs. Restrictions apply, subject to change.

Eligible Cards:

  • Consumer: Platinum Card and Centurion
  • Business (OPEN): Platinum Card and Centurion
  • Corporate: Platinum, Centurion and Gold Cards
  • Additional Cards tied to a Consumer or Business Platinum and Centurion accounts are also eligible.

See full details about this AMEX offer here.


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