Articles by Tim Cotroneo

The Sky’s the Limit for Panama Golf

The Sky’s the Limit for Panama Golf

For golfers who arrive from destinations other than Dubai, playing at The Santa Maria Golf Course in downtown Panama City is unlike any 18-hole experience in the world.

Cascade Villa in Turks and Caicos - Saving the Best for First

Cascade Villa in Turks and Caicos - Saving the Best for First

Step inside Cascade Villa for the first time and experience a “freeze frame” moment you won’t soon forget. Turn the door handle and “BOOM,” you’re engulfed in Cascade’s wall-to-wall vision of color.

An Escape to The Westin Golf Resort & Spa, Playa Conchal

An Escape to The Westin Golf Resort & Spa, Playa Conchal

Have you ever vacationed at a resort with an environment so invigorating it feels like it added years to your life?

Golf, Spa, and Culinary Dreams Come True at Innisbrook Resort

Golf, Spa, and Culinary Dreams Come True at Innisbrook Resort

What would your trip include if you were in charge of creating a golf dream vacation?

A Visit to Four Seasons Resort Lanai - Hawaii's Magical Gliding Swan

A Visit to Four Seasons Resort Lanai - Hawaii's Magical Gliding Swan

Something magical happens if you see the same employee twice at the Four Seasons Resort in Lanai, HI. Even if you’ve encountered this employee for only an instant the first time, chances are good they will address you by name the second time around.

A Visit to The St. Regis Princeville Resort in Kauai

A Visit to The St. Regis Princeville Resort in Kauai

Have you ever had a hotel staffer bring a bucket of ice to your room and arrive with a smile that looked like he was holding a winning lottery ticket? This happened at the St. Regis Princeville Resort in Kauai.

Looking Forward to Meeting You at The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch

Looking Forward to Meeting You at The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch

When visiting The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch for the first time, it’s hard to believe this sparkling, 18-acre resort is over 40 years old.

Alisal Guest Ranch: A Getaway for Horse, Golf, and Wine Lovers

Alisal Guest Ranch: A Getaway for Horse, Golf, and Wine Lovers

As you turn left at the sign marked Alisal Guest Ranch, you begin to observe what has lured generations to this 10,000-acre ranch. A hard-to-ignore greeting committee stands by the wooden fence as you drive along the main road.

The Towers at Pacifica in Los Cabos - Pueblo Bonito's All New Golf & Spa Resort

The Towers at Pacifica in Los Cabos - Pueblo Bonito's All New Golf & Spa Resort

I’ve just arrived at The Towers at Pacifica, Los Cabos’ newest luxury resort, and I'm almost levitating from breathing the fresh Baja air. Inhale, inhale, inhale. Does this luxury resort somehow arrange for a fresher atmosphere?

The Shore Club - Turks and Caicos' Newest Luxury Resort

The Shore Club - Turks and Caicos' Newest Luxury Resort

If the Turks and Caicos Islands are the face of Caribbean resort luxury, then the newly opened Shore Club may be the island of Providenciales' cover girl.

Unwinding at The Abaco Club on Winding Bay

Unwinding at The Abaco Club on Winding Bay

The unwinding begins upon entering the Abaco Club's plush reception area. You're handed a complimentary rum punch for one hand and the keys to a golf cart for the other. “I've got my hands full” takes on a wonderful new meaning in the Bahamas.

Luxury Living at Villa del Palmar Resort in Loreto, Mexico

Luxury Living at Villa del Palmar Resort in Loreto, Mexico

Life is hard. Vacationing should be easy. The Villa del Palmar Resort in Loretro, Mexico, on the Baja's east coast, figured out that vacationers yearn for the opposite of their hectic life back home.

A Visit to the New Danzante Bay Golf Course in Loreto, Mexico

A Visit to the New Danzante Bay Golf Course in Loreto, Mexico

Rees Jones is listening. The man known internationally as “The U.S. Open Doctor” paid homage to golf industry pushback by designing a Baja peninsula masterpiece that he considers one of his finest creations. Jones sees his dance in the desert design to be a rare best-of-both-worlds golf communion.

The Greg Norman Designed Golf Course at Cuisinart Resort & Spa

The Greg Norman Designed Golf Course at Cuisinart Resort & Spa

Like the prettiest girl at the dance, the tiny island of Anguilla takes its time picking a partner.

Sea Villa in Anguilla: Island Luxury is Your Reality

Sea Villa in Anguilla: Island Luxury is Your Reality

The road to the Sea Villa on Long Bay Beach in Anguilla is unmarked… on purpose. For now, this luxurious oceanfront secret is only yours to know.