HelenTravel Adviser

Name
Helen Baker

Place of birth
Belper, Derbyshire

Time at Caribtours
3 months

Favourite destination
Barbados

Favourite hotel
One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai

Specialist areas
Caribbean and Indian Ocean

What was your most memorable holiday?
Bermuda! A totally unique destination, I was blown away by the pink beaches and it was like going back in time. I walked the 20 mile Bermuda Railway Trail, a wonderful and alternative way to see the island.

Where are you planning on going for your next holiday? 
I love stunning beaches, amazing spas and luxurious hotels so I think the St. Regis in Mauritus is next on my wish list!

What is the best thing about your job?
Getting to visit and experience so many amazing places. 

If you won the lottery tomorrow, what would you do with the money?
I would travel travel travel!

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Helen’s Trip to the British Virgin Islands
December 14, 2016 by Helen

Our wonderful expert travel advisor, Helen has recently returned from a trip from the British Virgin Islands. We want to share with you her highlights, and nuggets of advice which might come in handy if you're travelling to that destination.

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Maldives Magic
January 16, 2015 by Helen

Helen, Travel Adviser here at Caribtours and a sucker for a bit of romance, visited the Maldives recently and came back bowled over by Baros, the ultimate romantic escape...

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Sri Lanka - The Inside Track
August 28, 2014 by Helen

Helen discovers a land of breathtaking scenery, rich culture and friendly, welcoming people that exceeds her highest expectations...

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Some of the places I’ve stayed…

Cap Juluca
Luxury Holidays to Anguilla

"Cool, elegant and romantic, Cap Juluca is one of the most stylish hotels in the Caribbean..."

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Hodges Bay Resort & Spa by Elegant Hotels
Luxury Holidays to Antigua

"Luxurious and contemporary in design, guests can look forward to exquisite suites, innovative dining options and an array of sports facilities for all ages..."

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South Point
Luxury Holidays to Antigua

"Located in fashionable Falmouth Harbour, South Point is a chic little boutique hotel that puts you in the heart of Antigua's famous yachting scene..."

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Turtle Beach by Elegant Hotels
Luxury Holidays to Barbados

"Turtle Beach combines the typical Barbados beach holiday with extensive facilities, an excellent choice of restaurants and a lively atmosphere with great evening entertainment..."

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Sapphire Beach 505
Luxury Holidays to Barbados

"Sapphire Beach is a fantastic new development ideally situated on the vibrant South Coast of the island, overlooking the white sand and sparkling sea of Dover Beach..."

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Rosewood Little Dix Bay
Luxury Holidays to the British Virgin Islands

A sweeping half-mile beach and spectacular manicured gardens create a wonderful setting for this outstanding resort. But it's not just the glorious location that gives Rosewood Little Dix Bay its elevated status. You'll enjoy world-class dining, outstanding facilities and faultless service here. Families will appreciate the excellent kids' club and all guests will be wowed by the stunning new look following the resort's extensive renovation. 

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Paradisus Varadero
Tailor-made Holidays to Cuba

"Located on one of the best beaches on the Varadero peninsula, this excellent all-inclusive resort has much to offer..."

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The Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real
Luxury Holidays to the Dominican Republic

"Ultra luxurious and ultra private, The Reserve is an exclusive resort within a resort..."

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GoldenEye
Luxury Holidays to Jamaica

"James Bond author, Ian Fleming, built a very simple home here in the 1950s, but today’s GoldenEye is modern, luxurious and simply stunning..."

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Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita
Luxury Holidays to Mexico

"Set between a lush mangrove forest and over half a mile of secluded white sand beach, this is a beautiful place just to relax and soak up your stunning Mexican surroundings."

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Cap Maison
Luxury Holidays to Saint Lucia

"Sitting on top of a stunning ocean bluff with fabulous views across the water to Pigeon Island, you can’t help but be captivated by the sheer romance and beauty..."

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Ti Kaye Resort & Spa
Luxury Holidays to Saint Lucia

"Set on a hillside overlooking the beautiful Anse Cochon Bay, Ti Kaye exudes a natural elegance and a relaxed charm that makes it the perfect barefoot getaway..."

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Petit St. Vincent
St Vincent & The Grenadines

"At the southern tip of the Grenadines lies a tiny private island that is one of the Caribbean’s best kept secrets..."

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Bequia Plantation Hotel
St Vincent & The Grenadines

Bequia Plantation is about as boutique as it gets, with just 22 rooms and cottages clustered around an idyllic beach on the shores of Admiralty Bay... 

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Hotel Botanico & The Oriental Spa Garden, Tenerife
Luxury Holidays to Spain

"The Hotel Botanico is something of a hidden gem, a member of the Leading Hotels of the World set amongst elegant Asian-style gardens with wonderful views of towering Mount Teide..."

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IKOS Dassia, Corfu
Luxury Holidays to Greece

"The latest addition to the IKOS portfolio, IKOS Dassia brings contemporary Mediterranean style and warm Greek hospitality to the gorgeous island of Corfu..."

 

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Anantara Dhigu Resort
Luxury Holidays to the Maldives

"Fusing rustic Maldivian architecture and aspects of Thai interior design, Dhigu offers spacious and welcoming accommodation with a laid-back vibe..."

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Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu
Luxury Holidays to the Maldives

"Fringed by one of the most glorious white sand beaches in the Maldives and surrounded by a lagoon of bright turquoise water and coral banks..."

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The Residence Maldives
Luxury Holidays to the Maldives

"The Residence Maldives has carved out a real reputation for exceptional service, with an excess of glowing reviews on TripAdvisor testament to the staff’s warmth and professionalism..."

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Anantara Veli
Luxury Holidays to the Maldives

"Experience a true island paradise at Anantara Veli; the atmosphere here is tranquil through and through; it's an adult-only hideaway where you can spend valuable time with your loved one..."

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Aditya
Sri Lanka

"Aditya is a small and intimate boutique hotel with a relaxed ambience and innovative approach to personalised service, making it perfect for a romantic getaway or honeymoon..."

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Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa
Costa Rica

"A truly natural wellness retreat, this impressive family-friendly spa resort is laid out around cascading waterfalls and thermal pools, heated by the mighty Arenal Volcano..."

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Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita
Luxury Holidays to Mexico

"Set between a lush mangrove forest and over half a mile of secluded white sand beach, this is a beautiful place just to relax and soak up your stunning Mexican surroundings."

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Belmond Mount Nelson
South Africa

"Welcome to Cape Town's most iconic hotel, a sophisticated and stylish haven of good taste that first opened its doors back 1899. Mount Nelson's understated colonial style and exquisite gardens lend the hotel a real old world elegance..."

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Simbambili
South Africa

"An intimate and romantic safari retreat, known for its regular leopard sightings and abundant birdlife, Simbambili's luxurious suites all come with private plunge pools, perfectly positioned for watching the local wildlife on the Savannah..."

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South Point
Holidays to Antigua

Located in fashionable Falmouth Harbour, South Point is a chic little boutique hotel that puts you in the heart of Antigua's famous yachting scene. With spacious, modern, accomodation and a resturant that serves up tasty food and amazing views, this is a resort that is small but stylish.

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Turtle Beach by Elegant Hotels
Holidays to Barbados

"Turtle Beach combines the typical Barbados beach holiday with extensive facilities, an excellent choice of restaurants and a lively atmosphere with great evening entertainment..."

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Calabash
Holidays to Grenada

"Set beside a beautiful palm-fringed beach, Calabash combines effortless contemporary style  with great comfort and luxury..."

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GoldenEye
Holidays to Jamaica

"James Bond author, Ian Fleming, built a very simple home here in the 1950s, but today’s GoldenEye is modern, luxurious and simply stunning..."

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Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita
Holidays to Mexico

"Set between a lush mangrove forest and over half a mile of secluded white sand beach, this is a beautiful place just to relax and soak up your stunning Mexican surroundings."

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Cap Maison
Saint Lucia

"Sitting on top of a stunning ocean bluff with fabulous views across the water to Pigeon Island, you can’t help but be captivated by the sheer romance and beauty..."

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St James's Club Morgan Bay
Saint Lucia

"With a wide range of activities and facilities for adults and children included in the price, this is an excellent choice if you're looking for a great value all-inclusive Caribbean holiday..."

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Petit St. Vincent
St Vincent & The Grenadines

"At the southern tip of the Grenadines lies a tiny private island that is one of the Caribbean’s best kept secrets..."

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Bequia Plantation Hotel
St Vincent & The Grenadines

Bequia Plantation is about as boutique as it gets, with just 22 rooms and cottages clustered around an idyllic beach on the shores of Admiralty Bay. The recently refurbished rooms are perfectly in keeping with your seaside surroundings, and it's just a short walk along a scenic boardwalk to the charming little town of Port Elizabeth. 

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The Ritz Carlton Abama, Tenerife
Luxury Holidays to Spain

Escape to this luxury island hotel in Tenerife, set in an idyllic spot overlooking the Atlantic Ocean’s brilliant blue waters. Facilities include its own golf course, tennis courts, 7 swimming pools and fantastic spa facilities, and to top it off the Abama has two Michelin star restaurants.

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Hotel Botanico & The Oriental Spa Garden, Tenerife
Luxury Holidays to Spain

The Hotel Botanico is something of a hidden gem, a member of the Leading Hotels of the World set amongst elegant Asian-style gardens with wonderful views of towering Mount Teide.

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Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu
Luxury Holidays to the Maldives

"Fringed by one of the most glorious white sand beaches in the Maldives and surrounded by
a lagoon of bright turquoise water and coral banks.
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The Residence Maldives
Luxury Holidays to the Maldives

"The Residence has carved out a real reputation for exceptional service, with an excess of glowing reviews on TripAdvisor testament to the staff’s warmth and professionalism...."

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Maritim Resort & Spa Mauritius
Holidays to Mauritius

"This hugely popular hotel is full of character, bursting with activities and highly regarded for its fantastic service and ability to deliver again and again..."

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Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa
Costa Rica

A truly natural wellness retreat, this impressive family-friendly spa resort is laid out around cascading waterfalls and thermal pools, heated by the mighty arenal volcano. Spend your days relaxing in the mineral-rich waters or try one of the many thrilling activities on offer nearby.

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Belmond Mount Nelson
South Africa

Welcome to Cap Town's most iconic hotel, a sophisticated and stylish haven of good taste that first opened its doors back 1899. Mount Nelson's understated colonial style and exquisite gardens lend the hotel a real old world elegance, but this is no museum; the luxurious accommodation, downtown location, and innovative cuisine mean this is still the place to stay in Cape Town.

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Simbambili
South Africa

An intimate and romantic safari retreat, known for its regular leopard sightings and abundant birdlife, Simbambili's luxurious suites all come with private plunge pools, perfectly positioned for watching the local wildlife on the Savannah.

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