GOGO Vacations | 2018 The Pride Guide

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Whether you’re looking for a city stay, beachfront vacation, or romantic retreat, these TAG approved hotels create a welcoming experience for LGBT travelers. Choose from all-inclusive resorts, upscale hotels, and urban adventures in our favorite hotspots throughout the Caribbean, Mexico and the United States. = TAG approved

= Exclusive My Time benefits

Explore the Authentic Caribbean Experience the very best of the Caribbean at Elite Island Resorts. Their seven all-inclusive resorts invite guests to get a true taste of Antigua, Barbados, St. Lucia, and the Grenadines. You’ll experience the charms of your chosen island both on the resort through local dining experiences and vibrant entertainment, and off the resort thanks to an array of cultural activities and sightseeing designed to awaken your inner explorer. With Elite Island Resorts, you’ll enjoy more than an all-inclusive vacation. You’ll enjoy an authentic Caribbean experience. If an Antigua escape is on your mind, pack your beach bag for adults-only Pineapple Beach Club, a laid-back all-inclusive resort where you’ll enjoy: • 30 Idyllic beachfront acres • Comfortable guest accommodations that reflect the island’s easygoing lifestyle through décor and architecture • Delicious dining showcasing local ingredients and in enchanting settings such as dinner on the beach • Exciting on-site activities such as non-motorized water sports and nightly entertainment

My Time Inclusions:

Receive complimentary perks such as resort and spa credits, room upgrades, and welcome gifts at select Elite Island Resorts, all by booking a GOGO Vacations package.

Pineapple Beach Club

An Unparalleled Island Experience Awaits Surround yourself in tranquility at the Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort, Spa & Casino. From the lush hotel grounds to the towering palm trees to the sugary sands of Palm Beach, this stunning resort has crafted the awe-inspiring tropical ambiance of your dreams. Get ready to be pampered by: • A Room with a View: Stunning ocean, pool, or garden views await you from your elegant guestroom or spacious suite. • Innovative Island Dinning: With three upscale restaurants, two casual eateries, and a variety of bars offering top-notch cocktails, Hyatt Regency Aruba has a bite or sip to satisfy every guest. • A Premium Location: Thanks to a private beachfront setting, you’re never more than a few steps away from the sparkling Caribbean Sea. • Tropical Fun: Take advantage of your island locale and partake in unique activities like sailing and scuba diving. You can also enjoy the resort’s on-site spa, casino, and sprawling water complex.

Luxury Service Like No Other Find pure paradise in Punta Cana with Majestic Resorts. Nestled along soft, white sands and the Caribbean Sea, Majestic Resorts’ three all-inclusive hotels boast spacious suites complete with Jacuzzis, world-class cuisine, and exciting activities that entertain sun seekers of all ages. For those in search of a more sophisticated atmosphere, book a stay in the exclusive adults-only Clubs to enjoy elevated levels of service and amenities. These Majestic Supreme Services are available at all three resorts in the Mirage Club, Colonial Club & Elegance Club: • 24-Hour room service • Butler and concierge services • In-room bar with four bottles of alcohol upon arrival, including rum, whiskey, vodka, and coffee liquor • Bali beds • Exclusive air conditioned Club lounges with light fare, hors d’oeuvres, snacks, and drinks served throughout the day • Take-home gift • Adult pool and beach areas

My Time Inclusions:

Receive complimentary perks including exclusive use of the water ritual facilities in the spa, private weekly cocktail parties, up to a $75 spa credit, and a room upgrade, all for booking a GOGO Vacations package.

One Happy Haven Along Blissful Palm Beach Retreat to “One Happy Island” and discover the many delights of the Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino. Nestled against the pristine sands of Palm Beach, this oceanfront hotel offers modern, recently upgraded guest rooms and suites, deluxe amenities, and exceptional service. To elevate your Aruba escape to a higher level of luxury, book a premier suite and enjoy access to the resort’s exclusive Tradewinds Club, an upscale hotel-within-a-hotel experience. Indulge on the Tradewinds Club’s enhanced amenities and services, such as: • Daily dining in the Private Lounge • Member-only beach area • Exclusive Tradewinds concierge service • Complimentary high-speed internet access • Private and express check-in and check-out service • Upgraded room amenities, including embroidered robes, slippers, pillow menu, and aloe bath products

Unlimited-Luxury® for the Socially Sophisticated Adult Considering Mexico for your next retreat? Choose a resort as sultry and sophisticated as your destination. Breathless Cabo San Lucas Resort & Spa lights up the night in this world-renowned resort town to the west, and Breathless Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa captivates along the East Coast’s hottest stretch of sand. Breathless Resorts & Spas are the ideal adults-only escape with chic accommodations, energetic atmosphere, and the brand’s signature Unlimited-Luxury®, boasting endless gourmet cuisine, top-shelf spirits, and lively entertainment. Experience the perfect balance of excitement and relaxation with: • World-class spas • Beach and pool wait service • Fun monthly themes • Daily parties and events • 24-hour room service in your luxe suite If the Caribbean is calling your name, you’re in luck. Enjoy Unlimited-Luxury® in the islands at Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa in the Dominican Republic or Breathless Montego Bay Resort & Spa in Jamaica.

Insider Tip:

To receive Breathless Resorts & Spas’ highest level of luxury and personal service, book the xhale club and be pampered with an upgraded suite, access to a private lounge, special concierge service, and other enhanced amenities.

Breathless Cabo San Lucas Resort & Spa

Coastal Luxury Meets High-End Energy Celebrity-level service sends pulses racing at Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta, a luxury all-inclusive resort located a mere 20 minutes from the excitement of Puerto Vallarta. Indulge your senses with internationally-inspired cuisine, red carpet-worthy cocktails, and music and entertainment in every genre. Whether you want to keep the party going at the nightly theme shows or totally unwind at the legendary Rock Spa®, Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta gives you the freedom to express your own vacation style. Get closer to the music than ever before with the The Sound of Your Stay® program • When inspiration strikes, Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta has a full menu of guitars and turn tables ready to deliver right to your room for your own personal jam session • From all your favorite artists to new musicians coming on to the scene, Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta has all the tracks you need to create the perfect playlist for your stay

Insider Tip:

One of the benefits of being a celebrity is getting pampered with gifts, and Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta gives their guests up to $3600 in Limitless Resort Credit to use towards everything from spa treatments to sightseeing tours to golf and special dinners. How will you spend yours?

Enjoy a True Pura Vida Experience In Costa Rica, “Pura Vida” means more than its simple “pure life” translation – it’s a way of life. And the Andaz Hotel in Papagayo aims to help guests discover this lifestyle for themselves. Inspired by the natural beauty of Costa Rica, this beach hotel invites you to leave all your worries behind and revel in its simple pleasures, like the breathtaking views of Culebra Bay, delightful dining options, and two cascading infinity pools. Plus, exploring the surrounding culture and eco-wonders is encouraged, and their friendly staff is eager to help you explore. Embrace Pura Vida with nearby activities like: • Zip-lining through the rainforest canopy • Hiking through lush national parks • Stand-up paddling, snorkeling, and kayaking • Discovering the local community with the Andaz Hotel’s very own Cultural Insiders

The Caribbean Sun, brilliant white sands, aquamarine seas – sound like the destination of your dreams? You’ll find an oasis like this on all twenty-seven islands of the Caribbean, from the most picturesque beaches to pampering resorts. The only choice you have to make is which island’s world-class spas, dining, beaches, and tropical charms you’d like to experience.




Punta Cana

Prime Time to Visit: May – November

Prime Time to Visit: April – August

Prime Time to Visit: December – April

Approximate Flight Times: NY / Newark – 4 hours Philadelphia – 4 hours Boston – 4 hours Chicago – 5 hours Miami – 3 hours Los Angeles – 8 hours

Approximate Flight Times: NY / Newark – 5 hours Philadelphia – 4.5 hours Boston – 4.5 hours Chicago – 5 hours Miami – 2.5 hours Los Angeles – 7.5 hours

Approximate Flight Times: NY / Newark – 4 hours Philadelphia – 4 hours Boston – 4 hours Chicago – 4.5 hours Miami – 2 hours Los Angeles – 7.5 hours

Entry Requirements: A valid U.S. passport

Entry Requirements: A valid U.S. passport and an Embarkation & Disembarkation card

Entry Requirements: A valid U.S. passport and a DR tourist card

Mexico & Central America Craving a vacation filled with vibrant culture, bold cuisine, and natural wonders? Then pack your bags and head south of the border and beyond. Mexico is colorful and unique with cactus-studded deserts, white-sand beaches, and charming cities. For an eco-adventure like no other, seek a little lower and be rewarded with Costa Rica’s vast rainforests, volcanos and hot springs, beaches, and some of the best coffee you’ll ever sip. DESTINATION AT A GLANCE:

Cancun & Riviera Maya Prime Time to Visit: December – April Approximate Flight Times: NY / Newark – 4.5 hours Philadelphia – 4 hours Boston – 5 hours Chicago – 4 hours Miami – 2 hours Los Angeles – 4.5 hours Entry Requirements: A valid U.S. passport and a visitor’s permit

Los Cabos Prime Time to Visit: May – June; October – November Approximate Flight Times: NY / Newark – 6.5 hours Philadelphia – 7.5 hours Boston – 8.5 hours Chicago – 4.5 hours Miami – 7.5 hours Los Angeles – 2.5 hours Entry Requirements: A valid U.S. passport and a visitor’s permit

Liberia, Costa Rica Prime Time to Visit: December – May Approximate Flight Times: NY / Newark – 5 hours Philadelphia – 5 hours Boston – 5.5 hours Chicago – 5 hours Miami – 3 hours Los Angeles – 6 hours Entry Requirements: A valid U.S. passport and return exit ticket

The Islands of Hawaii Perhaps the most aspiring island destination, Hawaii lures travelers as America’s very own paradise. The Aloha State’s Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and Big Island have their own big personalities and diverse experiences. OAHU Home to many of Hawaii’s iconic sites, like Honolulu, Waikiki Beach, and Pearl Harbor. If you’re in search of the perfect wave, you’ll find it along Oahu’s North Shore, famous for having sweet swells for every type of surfer. MAUI Commonly named one of the world’s best islands for its lush valleys, artsy towns, and peaceful beaches. No trip to the Valley Isle is complete without a ride along the Road to Hana, a 52-mile drive that captivates with pictureperfect pit stops, hidden gems, and incredible views.

DESTINATION AT A GLANCE: Prime Time to Visit: April – October for Oahu, Maui, and Big Island April – June for Kauai Approximate Flight Times (for Honolulu): NY / Newark – 10 hours Philadelphia – 10.5 hours Boston – 10.5 hours Chicago – 8.5 hours Miami – 10 hours Los Angeles – 5.5 hours (some flights may require connections)

KAUAI Known as the Garden Isle, Kauai welcomes nature lovers with open arms. Behold the beauty of “The Grand Canyon of the pacific,” Waimea Canyon, and get up close and personal with the towering emerald cliffs of the Na Pali Coast.

Once on Oahu, flights to the other islands are available – Maui – Kahului 40 minutes; Kapalua 40 minutes

THE BIG ISLAND Here’s your chance to see live lava flow at Hawaii Volcanoes National and jump in the water with the ocean’s angelic giants, manta rays.

Big Island – Kona 45 minutes; Hilo 55 minutes

Kauai – 40 minutes

The United States When it comes to vibrant culture, unique experiences, and endless fun, look no further than our own back yard. The United States is filled with exciting destinations to discover, and its eclectic cities are a traveler’s playground. Head to Caribbean-esque Miami for bumping clubs and neon lights, Cuban-inspired culinary creations, paradise-perfect beaches, and an open-air museum of a glamourous, art deco era gone by. For world-class resorts, endless entertainment, and almost every luxury under the desert sun, Las Vegas is where you want to be. Whatever vacation experience you crave, our country has a destination to fulfill every taste. DESTINATION AT A GLANCE:


Las Vegas

Prime Time to Visit: March – May

Prime Time to Visit: March – May; September – November

Approximate Flight Times: NY / Newark – 2.5 hours Philadelphia – 2.5 hours Boston – 3 hours Chicago – 2.5 hours Miami – 4.5 hours Los Angeles – 4 hours

Approximate Flight Times: NY / Newark – 5 hours Philadelphia – 5 hours Boston – 5.5 hours Chicago – 3.5 hours Miami – 45 minutes Los Angeles – 4 hours

Embrace a Modern Hawaiian Lifestyle in Wailea Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort is an experience unlike any other. Redefining luxury with a non-traditional approach, this beachfront resort sits on Maui’s premier destination of Mokapu Beach, Wailea. Its indulgent amenities, facilities, and guest rooms, suites, and oceanfront villas are tailored for the sophisticated island traveler and capture the spirit of modern day Hawaii. Feel right at home while a world away by booking a residential-style beach villa with luxury amenities, including: • Incredible oceanfront views • Multiple bedrooms • Living room and gourmet kitchen • Private outdoor space with plunge pool or Jacuzzi

It’s All About Balance Experience graceful grandeur at this classic Hawaiian resort on the soothing white sands of Kauai’s sunny south shore. The Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa beckons with 50 acres of lush gardens and pristine pools. Amenities abound with golf at Poipu Bay, fresh island flavors at resort restaurants, and the lavish, open-air Anara Spa. Find “lokahi” – balance and harmony of body and spirit—with spa treatments that blend Hawaiian traditions with local, natural ingredients: • Lomilomi Massage: This traditional Hawaiian massage uses flowing strokes to soothe tension and ease the body, mind, and spirit. • Kope ‘Coffee’ Body Polish: Kauai ginger coffee is scrubbed over the body to remove toxins and stimulate circulation and followed by a massage with an exquisite orange blossom lotion to hydrate skin. • Coconut Scalp & Volcanic Pumice Foot Massage: Warm coconut milk is massaged into the scalp and volcanic pumice is scrubbed on the feet, leaving you polished from head to toe.

Connect with the Heart of Hawaii Explore the excitement of Honolulu from Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa. Just a few steps from the soft sands of world-renowned Waikiki Beach, this is the ideal location to watch the surfers, explore chic boutiques and high-end retail outlets, or simply relax next to the swimming pool with a Mai Tai on the resort’s third floor terrace. Experience all the unique charms of Oahu while enjoying the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa award-winning hospitality, such as: • Paradise-Perfect Views: With spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, Ko’olau Mountain Range, or the exhilarating city center from your room’s private lanai, you’re surrounded by the island spirit everywhere you look. • An Ahhh-mazing Spa: Treat yourself to a signature treatment or massage overlooking the Pacific Ocean at Na Ho’ola Spa. • Island Adventures: From hiking Diamond Head to taking a surf lesson to exploring the North Shore, it’s all nearby, and their friendly staff is ready to help you do it all. • True Hawaiian Flavors: Savor the taste of locally sourced, island fresh ingredients served at innovative restaurants in Waikiki Beach.

Capture A True Taste of Aloha Retreat to a brilliant tropical playground and find your own paradise at Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa. Spanning 5.2 acres along beautiful Waikiki Beach, this spectacular resort blends the spirit of “Aloha” with an atmosphere that is warm, comfortable, and inviting with island-influenced décor, cultural activities, and Hawaii’s famously friendly hospitality. At the heart of every culture lies its unique cuisine, and Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa celebrates the diversity of Oahu with innovative restaurants serving up a big wave of bold flavors. • Moana Terrace: Enjoy crafted cocktails and Pacific-inspired bites while enjoying a Waikiki sunset and nightly Hawaiian entertainment. • Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar: This award-winning restaurant serving Asian-Pacific fusion dishes has quickly become a local hotspot. • Kuhio Beach Grill: The best views overlooking Waikiki Beach can be found at this modern American restaurant, along with experiential whiskey and bourbon cocktails.

Indulge in the Magic of Maui Discover the Hawaiian charms of Maui’s world-renowned Wailea from this Pacific Ocean-side, newly-renovated resort. The Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa’s boasts upgraded guest rooms with modern amenities and unmatched views from large balconies and lanais – you may even spot a migrating humpback whale. And with 22 acres designed with fun in mind for travelers of all ages, this resort encourages guests to be as active or relaxed as they please. Whether you’re traveling with the entire family, your favorite companion, or solo, The Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa appeals to everyone with exciting activities and amenities, such as: • Championship-level golf courses • Full-service Mandara Spa • On-site luau dinner and show • Sprawling outdoor pools, including the longest water slide in Hawaii • Story time, arts and crafts, and Game Space

Experience the Ultimate in Las Vegas Luxury When it comes Las Vegas’ famous hotels, the Bellagio is an icon on the Strip. Inspired by the villages of Europe, this five-star mega resort overlooks a Mediterranean-blue lake and boasts the best the Entertainment Capital of the World has to offer. Whether it’s award-winning dining, endless shopping, or over-the-top entertainment, you’ll find it all at the Bellagio. The Bellagio aims to leave you speechless, and these shows and experiences are too awe-inspiring for words: • “O” by Cirque du Soleil – The incredible acrobatics and artistic storytelling of Cirque du Soleil is set on a stage of water in this aqua-themed theatrical performance. • Fountains of Bellagio – Arguably the most famous show in Las Vegas, these fountains dance to light and music while entertaining thousands of visitors a year. • Conservatory & Botanical Gardens – This 14,000-square-foot floral showcase changes with the seasons and celebrates the world with year-long international themes. • Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art – If great art went on vacation, this is where it would go. This premiere gallery rotates famous works and exhibitions from around the world, including masterpieces from artists like Picasso and Warhol.

Style & Service Go Hand in Hand in South Beach When choosing Miami for your next vacation, you’ll need accommodations that are just as glamourous as your destination. SLS South Beach is where you want to be. This luxurious boutique hotel enjoys a premium location on Hyde Beach and gives guests the celebrity treatment with lavish French-inspired suites, culinary delights that come with a show, and some of the hottest poolside events in South Beach. It’s better to go big in Miami, so give your vacation the ultimate upgrade with The Suite Life by SBE. You’ll be spoiled by deluxe amenities and services, including: • Airport pickup and drop off service • Immediate in-room check-in upon arrival • Branded beach bag filled with all the essentials needed for some serious sunbathing • A personalized in-room bar filled with all your favorite drinks and liquors • Reserved loungers and cabanas by the pool • 24/7 service from the hotel’s Experience Connoisseur

Relax and Recharge in the Entertainment Capital of the World Want a true Las Vegas luxury experience without all the gambling? The Vdara Hotel & Spa is all your vacation wishes come true. This chic hotel lies right between the Bellagio and Aria Hotel & Casino and offers an oasis that is both close to the action but far enough removed for that feeling of utmost exclusivity and relaxation. From its full-service salon to nearly-endless dining and bars, the Vdara delights with all the top amenities Las Vegas is famous for. Need some down time after partying the night away? The Vdara has exactly what you need with some of the best pampering amenities in town. • Make your way to the Forbes rated five-star ESPA Spa, where you’ll receive a private consultation and The ESPA therapists will fully tailor a session that meets your mind and body’s needs. • Pool & Lounge Vdara is the premier sunning spot in all of Las Vegas. Relax in private retreats and cabanas with semi-secluded plunge pools while indulging on handcrafted cocktails and appetizers. • Nothing will make you feel more recharged than a makeover. From pedicures to blowouts, the full-service Vdara Salon will make sure you’re polished from head to toe.

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