After taking a direct hit from the flood surge in Hurricane Katrina, the Grand Hotel at Point Clear in Alabama is back to full glory, thanks to an army of construction workers, landscapers and resort associates. Originally opened in 1847, the Gulf Shores hotel’s historic buildings have been methodically preserved, an additional restaurant created and […]
The Club at The Leela Palace in Goa, one of the most beautiful beach resorts in India, opened last month. It brings a new style and exclusivity to the five-star resort on the southwest coast of India – a walled palatial haven on 75 landscaped tropical gardens. Situated in an enclave adjacent to the main […]
Scheduled to open in late 2007 on Scrub Island, Mainsail Resort, Marina & Spa is the first luxury resort development in the British Virgin Islands in more than 15 years and will be fully equipped with ocean view suites, villas and residences, a world class spa, marina, restaurants, retail shops, amphitheatre, nature trails, and an […]
This new resort has an intimate charm like no other in Hua Hin. Let’s Sea has 40 spacious rooms, with pier access to a canal-like swimming pool or romantic moon decks for the stargazers. There’s also a beach restaurant, the Breeze Bar, the Sand Lounger and a unique open-air fitness garden. The resort opened in […]
It’s only 12 days until the Super Bowl in Indianapolis, between the Bears and the Colts, but it’s not too late to pick up a last minute luxury package. However, be prepared to pay the price. For $16,095 per person from Fine Things Packages you can stay 4 nights at the Ritz Carlton Key […]
A new vacation club from Marriott, which shares its facilities with the St. Kitt’s Resort and the Royal Beach Casino, has opened in the West Indies with one quarter of its proposed 88 villas. The villas have either 2 or 3 bedrooms, king beds and oversized soaking tub, full kitchens, and separate living and dining […]
A new spa concept called The Barai is heading for the Hyatt Regency Hua Hin in Thailand in March 2007. It is an exclusive 8-suite hotel and spa that sits adjacent to the main resort. Positioned on the beachfront in almost 5 acres of mature trees and landscaped gardens, The Barai will offer an extensive […]
Remember the $100,000 Ritz-Carlton, Lake Las Vegas Valentines package I told you about a short while back? If you thought that was extravagant, think again: 10-Day vacation of a lifetime priced at $425,000; now that’s amore! Valentine’s Day is about celebrating love – the love of your life, the love of family, the love […]
Sequel Hotels and Resorts has recently announced the launch of its website which showcases the hotel management company’s portfolio of unique resorts, inns and lifestyle hotels. The properties they manage include the much acclaimed Ben Miller Inn and Spa, The Elora Mill Inn, Hidden Valley Resort and Touchstone on Lake Muskoka, all in Ontario.
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ResortQuest Park City is offering a free night for guests attending WinterFest. The event runs from the 2nd to 11th February 2007 and will be packed with fun-filled events, live music, fireworks, moonlight snowshoeing and cross-country skiing tours, and a 3-day ice sculpture contest at each of the Park City resorts - Deer Valley Resort, […]
David Hiatt is Managing Director of boutique New Zealand luxury travel agency, Lookout Point. His background is in services marketing and he has worked extensively throughout New Zealand and the world. Lookout Point was established to provide outstanding tailored holidays through New Zealand that allow visitors to experience the very best of our scenery, personal […]
Couples spending Valentines at the One&Only Maldives at Reethi Rah resort will be able to tailor their experience with the help of the resort’s staff and the perfect surrounds of the Maldives. Whether it’s a luxurious dinner on a strip of sand in the middle of the Indian Ocean or a romantic getaway on a […]
Guests reserving Half Moon‘s luxurious Royal Villas this winter can receive up to $1400 in resort credit when they book Half Moon’s Winter Escape package. With the Winter Escape, guests who book a minimum of 5 nights will receive a resort credit of $1000 for a 5-bedroom villa, $1200 for a 6-bedroom villa and $1400 […]
Located at the base of legendary Ba Vi Mountain, and just 50 km from the capital city of Hanoi, Tan Da Spa Resort is a hidden gem among Vietnam’s luxury resorts.
Waka Shorea consists of eco-friendly, stilted bungalows nestled in dense forest in the Bali Barat National Park. Despite its seclusion, the resort has a spa and restaurant, yet is wonderfully tranquil. Keep your eyes peeled and you might spot deer, boars, birds and other animals. Go for one of the two de […]