There are over a dozen wineries in Lake Chelan’s new wine country. Come tour the vineyards, experience the peak of the wine season, and relax at the end of your day at Darnell’s Lake Resort. From 11th to 30th September 2006, they are offering great midweek rates at $85 and weekend rates at $150 in […]
Jade Mountain, St. Lucia is scheduled to open next month. The brainchild of a Russian-Canadian architect, Nick Troubetzkoy, and owner of the Anse Chastanet Resort, †this new †resort has its own private spa, beaches and concierge desk. Like the Ladera resort also on St. Lucia, rooms are designed so that they have three walls, and […]
Exclusive Resorts, a leading destination club, †has announced that it plans to open 30 new luxury residences for its members before the end of 2006, including some dramatic glass-front homes in their Poro Poro development in Costa Rica. The ambitious plans mean the creation of two new residences a week. † They will add to […]
It has been announced that Quintess and Dream Catcher Retreats, two of the foremost luxury destination clubs, have merged to form Quintess, Catch the Dream. The huge $62 million merger is the largest consolidation in the industry to date and means a combined real estate portfolio, including properties under development, with an estimated †value of […]
According to a recent Concierge.com article, the top yoga retreats to be found worldwide †are: Wildflower Hall, Shimla, India Como Shambhala at Parrot Cay, Turks & Caicos Chiva-Som, Hua Hin, Thailand Begawan Giri, Bali, Indonesia Adventure Yoga Retreats (all over the Americas) Esalen Institute, Big Sur, California LifeTime Private †Retreats, Kangaroo Island, Australia Maya Tulum, […]
The former Reno Hilton has become the Grand Sierra Resort and Convention Center, a four-star world class resort and casino with a mere 1,995 guest rooms and suites, not to mention 200,000 sq ft of meeting and convention space. There are also condos with the hotel towers on the 148-acre resort, with prices ranging from […]
The American billionaire Stephen Wynn, famous for his casino developments and most notably the Wynn Las Vegas, †will make one of his biggest gambles this week when he opens a sleek $1 billion hotel-casino in Macau. † †The Wynn Macau is †a small replica of the Las Vegas resort and is expected to attract the […]
Vanuatu’s Snorkelers Cove at Iririki Island Resort & Spa †opened to its †first official paying-guests yesterday. †It is equipped with 54 Deluxe Rooms and seven extra-luxury tri-level Penthouses that each has two bedrooms and a separate living/dining level, a †restaurant, two tennis courts and †a gym, and a 1300sq metre pool that will be one […]
Billed as Arizona’s premier culinary event, Phoenix Cooks! will showcase unique restaurants, world class resorts and nationally recognised chefs. † There is a reception this evening but the main event – a five-course extravaganza for $95 per person – begins tomorrow. If you want to really go to town, opt for the Arizona Biltmore‘s Phoenix […]
Imagine saying your vows on a beautiful tropical island beach ‚ÄĒ absolutely free. The Bahama Beach Club, a family friendly luxury resort in Treasure Cay, Abaco, Bahamas, is offering a complimentary wedding package to couples tying the knot. When a wedding party rents five or more condominiums for a minimum of three nights, the wedding […]
The M√∂venpick Residence Karon Beach, Phuket is the latest M√∂venpick Residence and features †30 luxurious two-bedroom apartments on a pristine stretch of beach with beautiful views of the Andaman Sea. † Available nearby are the facilities of the M√∂venpick Resort and Spa †Karon Beach, Phuket for guests’ use.
To celebrate the completion of $11m in renovations, Grand Traverse Resort near Traverse City, Michigan, is expanding its packages by offering new culinary vacations featuring hands-on cooking classes with the resort’s award-winning chefs. Ideal for food lovers of all levels of experience, three Culinary Escapes are planned for 2006 with Executive Chef Richard Beichner and […]
Enjoy †fun-filled adventure at the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort with their Two-Room Package from †just $312 per night. †Whether it be a †special occasion with family or friends, book before 6th September †2006 and this great package will †include one night’s accommodation in a resort view room with one king bed and a connecting […]
With mass tourism to space seemingly still some way off, why not consider a vacation on the sea bed? Poseidon Resorts is designing a hotel on the sea floor to accommodate the desires of holidaymakers who want to places that perhaps really they shouldn’t. † They hope to start taking reservations in November and prices […]
Tonight sees the 58th Emmy awards and, as per usual these days, the celebrity presenters will be in for a great selection of goodies. Among them will be a 5-day stay at Old Bahama Bay on Grand Bahama Island, plus access to all water sports, 2 nights at the US Grant in San Diego, including […]
The Phulay Beach Resort and Spa in Krabi, Thailand, is to re-open next month after a major †makeover. New features of the 80-room hotel include garden bathtubs and villas with private pools. This dream destination within the beautiful seaside destination of Krabi is surrounded by lush tropical forests and facing the Andaman Sea.