Category: Resorts

Down on the farm in Big Sur

Down on the farm in Big Sur

Post Ranch. The very name conjures up images of a thoroughly rustic setting, with cowboys galloping along barbed-wire fences and farmhands whiling away the evening on wooden rockers. And while the internationally renowned inn sitting high atop the cliffs in Big Sur is certainly imbued with a rural aura indicative of a California long since […]

A villa holiday for all the family: Villa Alfabia, Mallorca

A villa holiday for all the family: Villa Alfabia, Mallorca

With a private chef to prepare gourmet meals, a host serve drinks by the pool and an experienced nanny to look after the children, Villa Alfabia in Mallorca is the newest addition to luxury villa specialist, Scott Dunn‘s collection. Originally built as a traditional Mallorcan farm and set in five acres of land, even with […]

In the footsteps of Vanderbilts

Driving up the heavily wooded and romantically shaded road, it’s easy to squint your eyes and be transported back in time to an age when elegant carriages traveled this same route, ushering Presidents and Kings, movie moguls and robber barons through Asheville and the North Carolina mountains. Then, suddenly, there it is in all its […]

Turtle Island Fiji: a luxury escapade to the South Pacific

Turtle Island Fiji: a luxury escapade to the South Pacific

Of all the luxury destinations in the world Turtle Island Fiji rates amongst the top most romantic and beautiful holiday sites in the world. This intimate and welcoming island nestled in the turquoise waters of the Pacific Ocean is part of a dream world, in which you can forget all the stress and turmoil of the world you […]

Interview with Will Bolsover, Managing Director of World Safaris

Interview with Will Bolsover, Managing Director of World Safaris

Will Bolsover has worked in travel and Africa for the past 15 years. Starting out as a teacher in the remotewestern region of Kenya, he went on to study French and African and Asian Studies at Sussex University then worked as a safari guide in numerous African destinations. Six years ago, he set up the […]

Lowcountry luxury at Palmetto Bluff

Lowcountry luxury at Palmetto Bluff

In the early morning mist, with a languid calm settling over the Live Oaks dripping with Spanish moss, a strange sound in the distance roused me from sleep. Having spent enough time in the heart of the South Carolina Lowcountry, I immediately recognized the stirrings of an alligator clambering up a muddy bank on the […]

2011 Summer holiday hotspots according to Great Hotels of the World

2011 Summer holiday hotspots according to Great Hotels of the World

In a bid no doubt to build awareness for its members, Great Hotels of the World has revealed its holiday hotspot predictions for Summer 2011 based on searches made on their site. 1. Tenerife, Spain The Canary Island of Tenerife is a firm favourite with holiday makers and continues to be one of the most […]

5 of the most luxurious hotels in Florida

5 of the most luxurious hotels in Florida

Florida is home to Disneyland, Universal Studios and some of the most luxurious beaches in the world with over mile long stretches of glorious white sands being lapped up by sparkling blue oceans. When it comes to accommodation in Florida, we have found the 5 most luxurious hotels/rental properties money can buy, to enjoy your trip to Florida in […]

Tubac Golf Resort & Spa, Arizona

Tubac Golf Resort & Spa lies just south of Tucson and is home to some of the best of Arizona’s lush green spaces and serene deserts. The resort houses a cutting edge golf course complete with 27 holes and it boasts the claim to fame that “Tin Cup” was filmed there. The first-class spa is […]

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Special feature: Activities at the Tanjung Rhu Resort, Langkawi

After our visit to the Tanjung Rhu Resort, I wrote about the resort itself. What I omitted from that article was information about all the activities on offer, because there is just so much to do that it wasn’t possible to squeeze them all into the original article. You’ll see what I mean if you […]

5 of the best hotels in Majorca

5 of the best hotels in Majorca

Majorca is the largest of the Balearic Islands and lies in the Mediterranean Sea just off of the South East coast of Spain. Being further south comes with its benefits and being closer to the equator brings you a much warmer atmosphere. Majorca is a beautiful island and with it brings some beautiful culture. In Palma lies the magnificent […]

Privacy in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains

Privacy in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains

The Bella Vista, a private, gated estate located in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, is the ultimate destination for ski vacations, family reunions, corporate retreats and destination weddings. The 7-acre, sprawling estate features sweeping views of the legendary Yampa Valley and is located just minutes from downtown historic Steamboat Springs, Colorado. The resort […]

Is Wales the place for a challenging luxury holiday?

Is Wales the place for a challenging luxury holiday?

That depends on your definition of challenge and luxury. Luxury travel can and should be challenging at times, provided what the destination has to offer is worth it. Overcoming physical or psychological barriers does add a piquant tang to a holiday experience and if nothing else makes you feel like you’ve deserved the luxurious accommodation […]

6 of the world's most luxurious diving destinations

6 of the world’s most luxurious diving destinations

For the discerning traveller, diver or not, who has money to spend and wants the very best, these six destinations offer an incomparable level of service, style, and of course diving. So dream awhile, and casting all financial concerns aside, enjoy that lottery moment and consider which are the most spoiling and amazing destinations where […]

Sands Pool at the Tanjung Rhu Resort, Langkawi, Malaysia

Special feature: Tanjung Rhu Resort, Langkawi, Malaysia

We hadn’t been to Langkawi island before, although we’ve been to Malaysia many times. Langkawi is an amazing place and the Tanjung Rhu Resort is ideal for getting away from all the stresses of modern life. There are several ways to get to Langkawi. We tried two different methods of coming and going. First we […]

New opening: Sofitel Essaouira Mogador Golf & Spa, Morocco

New opening: Sofitel Essaouira Mogador Golf & Spa, Morocco

There’s a new opening from Sofitel this month – the Sofitel Essaouira Mogador Golf & Spa. Located in the heart of Mogador and adjoining the historical port of Essaouira, the hotel is Sofitel’s seventh establishment in Morocco. Sofitel Essaouira Mogador Golf & Spa consists of 147 bedrooms and suites as well as 28 villas with […]

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