Resort – Beverly Crest Swim http://beverlycrestswim.com/ Thu, 23 Jun 2022 18:20:07 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://beverlycrestswim.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/beverlycrest-swim-icon-150x150.png Resort – Beverly Crest Swim http://beverlycrestswim.com/ 32 32 Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort hosts Independence Day at Back Bay on July 4 https://beverlycrestswim.com/newport-dunes-waterfront-resort-hosts-independence-day-at-back-bay-on-july-4/ Thu, 23 Jun 2022 18:20:07 +0000 https://beverlycrestswim.com/newport-dunes-waterfront-resort-hosts-independence-day-at-back-bay-on-july-4/
A view of the Newport Beach City Fireworks from Newport Dunes. Photo courtesy of Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort.

Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina is throwing a 4th of July party filled with activities for the whole family.

Celebrate Independence Day in Back Bay with a weekend filled with games, water sports, movies on the beach, food and drink, live entertainment and one of the world’s largest bonfires. Southern California fireworks display, co-sponsored by the City of Newport Beach.

Monday, July 4, doors open at 8 a.m. Arrive early to set up lounge chairs and umbrellas and experience all that Newport Dunes has to offer.

Check out the newly expanded inflatable water park and water sports rentals, including kayaks, pedal boats, stand-up paddle boards, and the resort‘s 21-foot Duffy electric boats.

Grab a bite to eat at Moe B’s Munchies, Newport Dunes’ walk-in restaurant, serving a menu of American fare and signature cocktails, and listen to the sounds of DJ yo-b1 from the new, expanded patio.

Save room for the Food Trucks Feast with nine of the area’s favorite food trucks plus a full bar, and get your groove on just steps away with live music from The Dreamboats. Stroll through the Gazebo Lawn & Garden with lawn games, shade and music.

Take a seat on the sand after dark to watch a spectacular fireworks display, co-sponsored by the City of Newport Beach.

Reservations for on-site parking are now available for $100 for one vehicle to park in one space. Day parking will also be available for $50 in an unpaved lot next to the coastal highway and based on availability. To purchase a parking pass, visit www.NewportDunes.com.

Individual admission to Newport Dunes is free. Food, beverages, rentals and on-site parking are extra.

A view of the Newport Beach City Fireworks from Newport Dunes. Photo courtesy of Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort.

July 4 program

Inflatable water park and water sports rental

  • When: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Details: Purchase an inflatable water park pass or rent kayaks, pedal boats, stand-up paddleboards or a 21-foot Duffy electric boat (seating up to eight people). Advance reservations can be made online and are recommended for all water sports. Please note that for guest safety, any aquatic activity in the lagoon must not exceed 8:00 p.m. for the pyrotechnic show to begin.
  • Newport Dunes Water Park

Moe B’s Munchies – Beachfront Grill & Bar

  • When: 10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Along the promenade near the market
  • Details: Delicious grilled burgers, chicken sandwiches, pizza, salads and snacks. Full bar. Enjoy live music from DJ yo-b1 on the new expanded terrace!

food truck party

  • When: 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Where: At the Horseshoe after Pavilion C
  • Details: Trucks include Salt N’ Pepper, Drizzle, Kettle Corn King, Italian BBQ, Monkey Business Cafe, Sabroso BBQ, Foodilicious, Mom’s Kitchen and Kiki’s Cuban. A full bar will be available.

Live music by The Dreamboats

  • When: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Where: On stage in Pavilion C
  • Details: Bring your chair and umbrella and relax on the sand.

Groovin’ at the gazebo

  • When: 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Where: Gazebo Lawn & Garden
  • Details: Music and fun lawn games, including Giant Jenga, Giant Connect 4 and Bean Bag Toss. No chairs, barbecues or coolers will be allowed in this area. Limited seating will be available, including tall cocktail tables.

Fireworks show

  • When: 9 p.m., Monday, July 4
  • Details: The show is co-sponsored by the City of Newport Beach.

The Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort is located at 1131 Back Bay Dr. on the Back Bay.

For more information about Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort events and amenities or to make reservations, please call (949) 729-3863 or visit NewportDunes.com

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Prayer is the first resort https://beverlycrestswim.com/prayer-is-the-first-resort/ Tue, 21 Jun 2022 07:07:34 +0000 https://beverlycrestswim.com/prayer-is-the-first-resort/

Alfred, Lord Tennyson, once wrote that “more things are accomplished by prayer than this world dreams of”. Unfortunately, so many people turn to prayer as a last resort. I would suggest we turn to prayer as a first resort.

One of my favorite prayers is the rosary. Between the tens of the rosary, I add two short additional prayers. A traditional prayer is: “O my Jesus, forgive us our sins. Save us from the fires of hell. Lead all souls to heaven, especially those most in need of your mercy. I remember hearing this prayer as a child when I was an altar server during the blessing in the 1950s. After the blessing, members of the Holy Name Society, Knights of Columbus, or sodality recited these words during the rosary.

As a priest, I created my own supplemental prayer. Between the tens of the rosary, I pray: “Lord Jesus, that all men be freed from suffering. May everyone be free from fear. May all peoples be filled with peace and joy. May all people be filled with loving kindness. May all peoples come to the fullness of life and love in your kingdom where you live forever and ever.

I always offer the first decade of the Rosary in thanks for all the good things in life. I offer the second decade for everyone who has asked for my prayer or for whom I have promised to pray. The third decade, I pray that God will grant fullness of life to the living and eternal life to the dead. I offer the fourth decade for the poor, the sick, the suffering and all those who have asked for my prayer. The last decade, I pray that all be saved and no one be lost.

Sometimes I pray the rosary while I go down to the basement of the presbytery. I also often pray the Rosary when I drive. I’m obviously focused on driving, but the Rosary seems to create inner peace while I’m driving. There is no wrong way to pray.

Most often we pray in a building, perhaps at home or in church, or from a book or hymn. Formal prayers require us to be in a fixed position. The rosary offers us the possibility of praying as we go along.

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]]> Disney files seven more permits to alter popular resort https://beverlycrestswim.com/disney-files-seven-more-permits-to-alter-popular-resort/ Sun, 19 Jun 2022 13:07:06 +0000 https://beverlycrestswim.com/disney-files-seven-more-permits-to-alter-popular-resort/

If you’ve ever stayed on-site at Walt Disney World Resort, you’re no doubt aware that there are dozens of on-site hotels for visitors to choose from, divided into three categories – Disney Value Resorts, Disney Moderate Resorts, and Disney Deluxe Resorts – which are all designed for different budgets.

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Value resorts like Disney’s Pop Century Resort, Disney’s Art of Animation Resort, and Disney’s All-Star Resorts, for example, typically cost around $200 per night.

Meanwhile, moderate resorts, including Disney’s Port Orleans Resort and Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort, typically cost between $350 and $450 per night.

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Finally, luxury resorts such as Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, and Disney’s Riviera Resort typically cost well over $500 for each night of a family vacation.

A popular moderate resort, Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort, is home to some of Disney Vacation Club’s most unique villas – the Treehouse Villas. Last month, Disney filed permits to work on several Treehouse Villa addresses.

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Now authorities have filed seven more Treehouse Villa work permits for the units 7005, 7006, 7007, 7032, 7043, 7044and 7055. All permits are for “general construction”, which can mean anything from minor updates to a complete overhaul.

The same contractor – based in Central Florida Faden Builders – is listed on both the first and second batch of Disney building permits.

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While no announcements were made specifically regarding updates to the Treehouse Villas at Disney’s Saratoga Springs, Walt Disney World Resort has made changes to several of the Disney Vacation Club Villa options on the property.

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DVC guests have been relocated while the overwater bungalows at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort have had a facelift and the new villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa have also been completely redesigned. Disney also filed permits for the entire Disney Vacation Club Annex at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge last week.

Therefore, it would not be shocking to see the Rustic Treehouse Villas upgraded at some point in the near future.

Learn more about Disney’s Saratoga Springs

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The official description of Disney’s equestrian themed hotel reads:

Inspired by historic Saratoga Springs, a late 1800s New York retreat famous for its spas and horse racing, this charming Victorian-style resort hotel is nestled between the rolling greens of a golf course and shimmering Lake Buena Vista. Revel in stately studios and multi-bedroom villas, dazzling pools and a spa.

Do you think Disney’s Treehouse Villas need an update?

Visit the Disney World official website to plan your next magical vacation at Walt Disney World Resort’s four theme parks – Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Disney’s Hollywood Studios – and the Disney Springs shopping and dining district OR the Disneyland official website to plan your trip to the two Disneyland Resort theme parks – Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park – and the Downtown Disney District!

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The Adler Spa Resort Sicilia takes off – Lucire https://beverlycrestswim.com/the-adler-spa-resort-sicilia-takes-off-lucire/ Fri, 17 Jun 2022 06:46:09 +0000 https://beverlycrestswim.com/the-adler-spa-resort-sicilia-takes-off-lucire/

Given that Adler Is translated by Eagle in German, it should be Adler Spa Resort Sicily is perched atop a coastal plateau above the southernmost shores of Sicily and offers a bird’s eye view of the Mediterranean Sea. Just as the family-run hotelier has accomplished with its counterparts in the Dolomites and Tyrol on the border of Italy and Germany, Adler Spa Resorts & Lodges’ first location in southern Italy stands out as a fully immersive, holistic and sustainable 360 ​​degree luxury spa experience. taking full advantage of the rugged and sunny backdrop.

In keeping with the Sanoner family’s vision for Adler, the resort has been enlivened with a contemporary architectural framework that delivers a definite “wow” factor, emphasizing both sustainability and harmony with the natural landscape. of the region. While there’s a minimalist sensibility to the 74 Junior Suites and 16 Family Suites, the resort‘s most distinctive features include a yoga deck, Thalasso pool, three saunas, and a fully equipped fitness studio. There are also immaculately landscaped gardens surrounding the spa that gently taper to a private beach and a secluded eco-lido set in a sheltered bay.

The 13 spa treatment rooms overlooking the crystal clear sea are considered the heart of the resort. The spa menu includes therapies and beauty treatments that capture the essence of Sicily by incorporating oils, extracts and ingredients sourced from the gardens and surrounding countryside. What guests don’t see, the sustainability built into the inner workings of the property also adds to the serenity and integrity of the land the resort sits on.

Although the resort, which is scheduled to open in July 2022, was designed primarily for rest and relaxation, guests can add a variety of activities such as yoga, hiking, fitness, water sports and horseback riding. Many of these daily activities are included in the all-inclusive price and allow guests to better appreciate the natural assets of the Sicilian coast. The same goes for the dining program, as the on-site gourmet restaurant, outdoor osteria, wine tastings, and cooking classes showcase seasonal, locally grown, and organic ingredients.

Palermo airport is the closest to the resort, and for more information and reservations call +39 0471 1551607, email [email protected]and visit www.adler-resorts.com.

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A new $500 million Mega Golf Resort is set to open in Texas next year https://beverlycrestswim.com/a-new-500-million-mega-golf-resort-is-set-to-open-in-texas-next-year/ Tue, 14 Jun 2022 14:42:01 +0000 https://beverlycrestswim.com/a-new-500-million-mega-golf-resort-is-set-to-open-in-texas-next-year/

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A new $500 million mega golf resort is set to open in Texas next year – who is currently the largest complex under construction in the United States of America.

The station will bear the name of Omni PGA Frisco Resortand belongs to Omni Hotels and Resorts – who currently operate hotels and resorts across 23 US states – as well as two properties in the Canadian cities of Montreal and Toronto, and one in Cancun, Mexico.

Aerial view of the Omni PGA Frisco Resort in Texas
Credit – Omni Hotels and Resorts

And, there is no doubt that once completed – and open for business – Omni PGA Frisco Resort will instantly become one of the top hotels and resorts in and around the city of Dallas, TX.

So, with their new – and highly anticipated – mega golf resort set to open in Texas in the spring of 2023, here’s what we know so far about the latest addition to Omni Hotels and Resorts’ portfolio.

Where is the new Mega Golf Resort located?

Aerial view of downtown Dallas, Texas

New Omni PGA Frisco Resort is located in the town of Frisco, approximately 30 miles north of downtown Dallas, Texas

What should we expect from the new Mega Golf Resort?

There is no doubt that once completed – and welcoming guests through its doors – Omni PGA Frisco Resort is sure not to disappoint.

Omni PGA Frisco Hotels & Resort, Texas
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Not only will the resort have 500 luxury rooms to choose from, but there will also be two 18-hole championship golf courses on site, which can be enjoyed by all visitors.

Here’s a list of what guests can expect when they set foot in Omni Hotels and Resorts’ incoming mega golf resort:

Pool at Omni PGA Frisco Resort, Texas
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  • 500 rooms and suites
  • 10 four-bedroom ranch homes
  • three swimming pools – including a rooftop infinity pool which is only available for adults
  • a destination spa – which will include 20 treatment rooms, a hammam and a sauna, a Spa Café, as well as a private swimming pool for spa guests
A couple enjoying some time at a spa together
  • 13 food outlets
  • indoor and outdoor meeting and event space – which is expected to span an area of ​​127,000 square feet
  • Lounge by Top Golf – which offers the opportunity to play golf on one of Top Golf’s high-tech practice courses, while enjoying the comfort of a lounge serving drinks and snacks
  • a sprawling entertainment district and shopping village – which should feature a variety of shops, as well as a selection of restaurants and bars
Dinner at the Omni PGA Frisco Resort, Texas
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  • an outdoor stage – which is planned to host a variety of different events, including music concerts.

This resort is sure to excite golf lovers

As already mentioned, the new resort is sure to impress those with a keen interest in golf – like Omni PGA Frisco Resort is to offer three on-site golf courses, including two 18-hole championship courses and a shorter 10-hole course, as well as a golf performance center.

Golfer about to hit the ball with a driver

This essentially means that visitors will have the opportunity to play 46 different holes of golf during their stay at the resort – all of which have been designed by golf course designers, Beau Welling and Gil Hanse.

Golfers can also work on their putting skills on the resort’s two-acre green.

And, we can certainly expect “big things” when Omni PGA Frisco Resort begins welcoming guests – with Omni Hotels and Resorts President Peter Strebel having this to say about the company’s new mega golf resort:

Player about to put

“Residents of Frisco will have access to some of the most amazing golf facilities in the country, not to mention fabulous restaurants, a spa and much more.”

Those who want to get a glimpse of the new mammoth Omni PGA Frisco Resort can do it by clicking here to watch a short 5 minute video – and by clicking here to view an online brochure featuring stunning images of the spectacular golf resort.

Interior of the Omni PGA Frisco Resort, Texas
Credit – Omni Hotels and Resorts

When is the Omni PGA Frisco Resort due to open?

Although no specific opening date has been revealed at this time, Omni PGA Frisco Resort is expected to begin welcoming guests through its doors in less than twelve months – in the spring of 2023.

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]]> Menu Changes at the Riverside Mill Food Court at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort https://beverlycrestswim.com/menu-changes-at-the-riverside-mill-food-court-at-disneys-port-orleans-resort/ Sun, 12 Jun 2022 20:46:08 +0000 https://beverlycrestswim.com/menu-changes-at-the-riverside-mill-food-court-at-disneys-port-orleans-resort/

Walt Disney World discreetly updated the menu at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort’s Riverside Mill Food Court to offer new dishes while removing many older options.

Breakfast

The following dishes have been removed from the breakfast menu:

  • American platter
  • Continental breakfast
  • Stir-fried vegetables with chipotle and seitan

Two new dishes have been added: Pancakes with Berry Compote and Plant-Based Mickey Frittata.

Lunch dinner

The following dishes have been removed from the menu:

  • Turkey sandwich
  • garden salad
  • Shrimp Garden Salad
  • Impossible BBQ Market Burger
  • Pot roast
  • Chicken Parmesan
  • Mac and cheese for kids

Several new items have been added as replacements.

Shrimp and grits joined the entrees.

The Impossible BBQ Market Burger has been replaced by the simply named Impossible Burger, which is topped with grilled jackfruit, marinated coleslaw and plant-based cheddar cheese.

A Bolognese sauce with baked gnocchi joins the pizza and pasta selections.

Garden salads have been replaced with Caesar and Greek salads, both of which can be ordered with or without chicken.

And finally, for the sandwiches, a new Veggie Tuna Sandwich and a Ham and Cheese Sandwich are now available.

What will you try on your next visit to Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside? Let us know in the comments.

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Live Big at This Luxurious Lakeside Resort at Heath Golf and Yacht Club https://beverlycrestswim.com/live-big-at-this-luxurious-lakeside-resort-at-heath-golf-and-yacht-club/ Fri, 10 Jun 2022 14:28:51 +0000 https://beverlycrestswim.com/live-big-at-this-luxurious-lakeside-resort-at-heath-golf-and-yacht-club/

If you’re looking for a retreat with resort appeal, this new build gem in the Heath Golf & Yacht Club might be just what you’re looking for. Kim Woodul of Ebby Halliday Realtors has a brand new contemporary style home listed which should be ready by December 2022 – that means you could spend your New Years in a new home.

Heath Golf & Yacht Club, a growing community of 1,200 homes, is located just south of I-30 on the south shore of Lake Ray Hubbard in Richest County in Texas, Rockwall County. Follow a winding path through the lush green golf course to find this exclusive section of high-end custom homes with stunning lake views.

The domain to 1712 Canal Street in Heath is a 4,266 square foot home with four bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms. The house is being built by Whittle & Johnson Custom Homes, based in Rockwall, for which Whittle is responsible and other amenity rich developments nearby, including in the Rockwall Harbor district.

“Whittle and Johnson Custom Homes create beautiful, luxury custom homes,” says Woodul. “My favorite thing about their homes is that they maximize space in the living areas to make the home more spacious and open, but specifically in this section of custom homes at Heath Golf & Yacht Club, I loves that the builder takes advantage of every opportunity he can capture picturesque views of Lake Ray Hubbard in his designs.

Inside this incredible home, custom designer finishes complement the stunning architecture. The first floor includes a huge family room, a connected dining room, a modern office and two garages. Remember that you will need parking for your golf carts.

Renderings and photos of kitchen concepts completed by Whittle and Johnson show the open concept and modern kitchen surrounding an oversized island, perfect for entertaining.

Additionally, the first floor features two master suites, each with its own oversized en-suite bathroom and spacious walk-in closets.

Walk to the second floor where you will find a multi-level game room. It is a perfect place for a bar, a media room or even a billiard room. Two additional bedrooms flank this level, each with its own bathroom and closet, of course. Can you say epic game night?

Finally, a panoramic balcony with an incredible view completes the upper floor of this house. This is the perfect place to relax and unwind with loved ones, overlooking the beautiful lake. On a nice day, you will see many sailboats gliding along the unique waterfront. In fact, you can watch them all year round. Lake Ray Hubbard is one of the best lakes in Texas for sailing and if you’re not yet a boater, Heath Golf & Yacht Club offers sailing lessons on-site.

The house is seconds away from some good stuff too. In this one-of-a-kind community, you’ll have access to the clubhouse, complete with world-class dining and entertainment. In addition, there is a lakeside pool, private docks, sand volleyball, tennis, golf, sailing, hiking, and biking trails.

This incredible community is certainly heavy on amenities, including an active fitness center with yoga, pilates, and aerobics classes. Basically, those who love entertaining and great on-site extras will feel right at home in this luxury lakeside palace.

The home is zoned for Rockwall-Heath ISD and is located just 30 minutes from downtown Dallas for those times when you actually have to get to the office or want to get out on the town.

For more inspiration, check out this walkthrough from Whittle and Johnson Custom Homes.

Kim Woodul of Ebby Halliday Realtors has listed 1712 Canal St. for $1.569 million. Contact Kim Woodul at 214-392-7303 or [email protected] for more information.

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Resorts World Las Vegas only hosts resort-wide casino music festival https://beverlycrestswim.com/resorts-world-las-vegas-only-hosts-resort-wide-casino-music-festival/ Wed, 08 Jun 2022 22:38:29 +0000 https://beverlycrestswim.com/resorts-world-las-vegas-only-hosts-resort-wide-casino-music-festival/

Psycho turns new Strip resort into musical experiences

Landing at Resorts World Las Vegas August 19-21, Psycho Las Vegas expands its vision and crosses unforeseen boundaries at the all-new Strip resort. For three days and three nights, more than 130 bands from around the world perform between the bacchanalia of beach clubs and the awe-inspiring grandeur of Las Vegas, on six stages, without curfews and with plenty of hedonistic entertainment, cuisine and games of chance at the tournament level.

With otherworldly programming you won’t find anywhere else, Psycho Las Vegas 2022 has upped the ante for its sixth and most massive year yet. And in the latest twist on this gonzo story, choose your own adventure into the heart of the American Dream, Psycho Las Vegas announces daily queues and day passes on sale to boot. Each day builds on the last until the fever dream gives way to a whole new psycho world. Buy the ticket, ride the ride, and drop the tokens where they may.

Emperor, Suicidal Tendencies, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Mercyful Fate, Mayhem and more are among the headliners.

Tickets for Psycho Las Vegas are on sale now via ticket master. GA Weekend 3-Day Passes are available for $349 plus taxes and fees and provide access to all festival stages during the weekend. The 3-day High Roller VIP passes are sold out. Day passes are available now for $129 plus taxes and fees and provide GA access to all festival stages for one day.

Psycho Swim at AYU Dayclub will be on Thursday, August 18 as the only official Psycho Las Vegas pre-party. Old psychos and new artists are set to play as Midnight, Eyehategod, Elder, Bridge City Sinners, Starcrawler, Uniform, Deathchant, Early Moods and Rifflord join forces to throw a festival pre-party like no other . The day drags on and the night never ends as Psychos from around the world gather for the first official event at our new home, Resorts World Las Vegas. Psycho Swim passes are available now for $99 plus taxes and fees.

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What Portofino really looks like https://beverlycrestswim.com/what-portofino-really-looks-like/ Mon, 06 Jun 2022 21:30:00 +0000 https://beverlycrestswim.com/what-portofino-really-looks-like/

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  • What to see and do in Portofino

There’s a heavenly slice of Italy in the north-west region – right by the Ligurian Sea, a 3-hour drive from the French city of Nice – that the world’s rich and famous have identified as their getaway. perfect. However, Portofino, as this beautiful Italian village is called, is not a well-kept secret. The whole region where it is located, known as Liguaria or the Italian Riviera, has long been a favorite of travelers. Some of its many attractions include cosmopolitan resorts, sandy beaches, impressive castles, breathtaking cliffs, rugged mountains and slow-paced picturesque villages.


At the heart of this scenic panorama is the idyllic fishing village of Portofino, which takes beauty, charm and allure to a whole new level. Yet Portofino is best described as an experience and not just a destination. And for all its haunting views, Portofino should to be among the most beautiful destinations in Italy.

According to the accounts of Pliny the Elder, the charming village we now call Portofino was founded by the romans— and named Portus Delphini— or the port of the dolphins. Anyone who wanted to watch the dolphins, and they had to be on the lower rung of the social ladder, headed to the quiet and attractive, half-moon-shaped village. Its association with wealthy men and nobles spans centuries. The Abbey of Bobbio de Saint Colomban was among the first owners. However, like many European cities, Portofino would change hands – much like ocean waves that seem to give their waters to the next – in a cascading succession. At some point, it would be in the possession of one noble who would then sell it to another, and another, and another.


By the end of the 19th century, Portofino had become a buzzword among European elites, including tycoons, presidents, celebrities and captains of industry. In the 20th century, its notoriety grew. Former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, famous French author Guy de Maupassant, Italian radio inventor Guglielmo Marconi and Hollywood celebrities such as Elizabeth Taylor, Madonna and Denzel Washington would be seen sunbathing at the top of luxurious yachts, organize fairytale weddings or walk on the paradisiacal beaches that dot its sandy coastline. And today, it seems time hasn’t stolen an atom from its breathtaking beauty. Instead, Portofino is increasingly picturesque, as if frozen in time. Perhaps other celebrities continue to flock there in search of a poetic, out-of-this-world experience. And it’s not just for the rich. In Portofino, both the rich and the average man are irresistibly drawn to its crazy beauty and laid-back vibe.


Related: 10 unique things to do in Italy

What to see and do in Portofino

Of course, Denzel Washington and Liz Taylor don’t go to Portofino just to stroll the beach or take in jaw-dropping vistas, though that would still be reason enough. There are many things to dazzle the eye; lots of interesting things to do. For those fascinated by the awe-inspiring sight of medieval castles and fortresses, Castello Brown above Portofino Harbor is the place to visit. Surrounded by magnificent villas all around and located in one of the most secluded locations, Castello Brown is a famous venue for celebrity weddings. It’s here that Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker are married, amidst the calm and glamor of the botanical gardens, lush terraces and gothic castle windows. Castello Brown’s services include civil unions, weddings, conventions and conferences, art exhibitions, catering and private events.


  • What are the fees or charges for renting the Castello Bastille? €1,000 during the week, €2,500 on Saturday and €2,000 on Friday and Sunday. (One euro currently equals 1.06 USD, so they are more or less the same when translated.

The Church of San Giorgio, set high on a beautiful hill overlooking the town of Portofino, is a small but attractive church and one of the most popular shrines. Just 220 meters away is an active lighthouse known as Faro Di Portofino, which, although looking ordinary, shares the same breathtaking scenery as the Church of San Giorgio. Walking from Portofino harbor to the church or lighthouse takes an average of 20 minutes. And for nature in its purest form, the Mount Portofino Regional Natural Park is home to one of the greatest varieties of plant species in the Mediterranean. About 50 miles of beautiful winding trails are accessible to hikers. This is in addition to cultural and historical treasures such as the 800 year old Hermitage of Niasca. The northern parts are wooded with several species of solemn trees. On the other hand, the southern parts dance and dazzle with colorful wildflowers.


Related: 10 etiquette tips to know before traveling to Italy

In the Portofino Marine Protected Area, the sparkling waters of the Ligurian Sea provide refreshing and refreshing entertainment, as well as an iridescent window into the diversity of marine life. Finally, on the other side of the peninsula is the thousand-year-old Abbey of San Fruttuoso, built among majestic pines and olive trees. A submerged statue of Jesus Christ stands just off San Fruttuoso Bay and is usually a fascinating sight to behold.

There’s a reason the wealthy and wealthy regularly flock to Portofino in droves. It’s a postcard version of a dreamy wonderland.

]]> Park Pals Collectabuilds Series 2 Enters Disneyland Resort https://beverlycrestswim.com/park-pals-collectabuilds-series-2-enters-disneyland-resort/ Sun, 05 Jun 2022 02:01:00 +0000 https://beverlycrestswim.com/park-pals-collectabuilds-series-2-enters-disneyland-resort/

During a year after the release of the first series, the second series of the Park Pals Collectabuilds has arrived at Disneyland Resort. These mystery boxes include a minifigure and a surprise attraction vehicle that can be built using the box. We found them at Mickey in Paradise at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel.

Park Pals Collectabuilds – $9.99

The Series 2 box features Minnie Mouse looking down.

There are 12 characters to collect in this series. Mickey, Minnie, Stitch, Simba, and Pascal were all included in the first series, but appear in the second series with different colors or expressions.

The Mickey figure has a surprised expression. Minnie figure wears a blue polka dot dress, pink bow and pink shoes. Stitch smiles. Simba has a puff of red fur on his head. Pascal exists in pink and blue. The series also includes two versions of the Cheshire Cat (one striped, one solid pink), Meeko the Raccoon, Winnie the Pooh, Sulley and Pinocchio.

There are eight possible vehicles. They have the same shapes as the builds in the first series, but different colors and designs, turning them into different park vehicles. There’s Monorail Blue, Mr. Toad’s red car, a red and green locomotive, an Astro Orbiter ship, and a Peter Pan’s Flight pirate ship.

Watch our unboxing and building a train from the first Park Pals Collectabuilds series:

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