There seems to have been a growing trend for overwater bungalows and, at Baros in the Maldives, they seem to have got it just right. The 30 villas are served by not just one, but three restaurants. The accommodation is stylishly finished and there’s attention to detail in the quality of the service provided. Stay […]
Domestic wildlife safaris and geocaching are two of the newest adventures awaiting guests at the 1,000-acre Spring Creek Ranch in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Offered year-round by the ranch’s resident naturalist, the wildlife safaris will give you close encounters with native animals such as bison, elk, bears and wolves. Geocaching, on the other hand, is […]
The Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa, an Adirondacks resort which I’ve blogged about a few times before, has launched a ‘Your Best Mirror Lake Inn Memory Contest’, an interactive competition that encourages former guests to share their best memories from the inn… for prizes! If you’ve stayed before, visit the Mirror Lake Inn Memories […]
There’s a new, lavish resort coming to Brazil’s Bahia coast next year. Designed by Anouska Hempel (designer to both the Hempel Hotel and Blakes Hotel in London), the Warapuru resort can be found in the resort town of Itacaré and consists of an elegant hotel with 40 pavilions and 18 private villas (with 3 to […]
As if by magic, a replica of an old-fashioned Jamaican village welcomes you, with gingerbread architecture, a town square, skilled craftsmen and coconut vendors of selling their treasures on the cobble-stoned streets…
You may recall me writing about the UnderSea Resort off the coast of Miami earlier this year. Well now UnderSea Resorts is heading for Europe. Qawra Bay in Malta is looking to be the most likely location, with talks with Malta Shipyards Ltd. currently underway. Similar resorts could also become a reality in the Bahamas, […]
Have you been wondering where Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise honeymooned after their lavish wedding in Bracciano, Italy? Well, in case you have… they spent two weeks in the Maldives at the exclusive Kurumba Resort, on a private island, and relaxed on board a yacht owned by James Packer (heir to his late father’s […]
HotelClub has started its hunt for Asia’s Best Hotels & Resorts 2007. There are 1 million Air Miles, $14,000 worth of luxury hotel stays, $5,000 worth of cars, tours and attractions, plus 100s of weekly prizes to be won. Vote now for a chance to win and make your dream holiday in Asia come true! […]
Peppers Pier Resort, Hervey Bay is due to open next month and is celebrating with a special opening offer of 3 nights’ accommodation for the price of two. The resorts sets a new high-water mark for beach holiday sophistication, featuring six levels of deluxe accommodation and sweeping bay views to the World Heritage listed Fraser […]
The 276-room Sofitel Phokreethra Krabi opened this month. It can be found on the white sands of Klong Muang Beach, on the Adaman Sea, a short distance from Ao Nang. Three restaurants, five bars, a 7,000 square metre swimming pool, fitness centre, Turkish bath, spa, childrens playground and conference facilities for up to 350 delegates […]
A beacon of luxurious hospitality in New York, London and Dubai…
COMO Shambhala Estate at Begawan Giri in Bali was voted ‘Spa Retreat of the Year’ in the 2006 Baccarat AsiaSpa Awards. The flagship of the Singapore-based COMO Hotels and Resorts was nominated by a panel of 26 Asia-based spa experts for the prestigious annual awards conducted by AsiaSpa Magazine.
The high-end hotel and residence brand of W Hotels looks set to enter the Thai market. W Retreat & Residences-Koh Samui will consist of 70 villas, plus 20 residential villas available for purchase. An agreement between W’s parent company, Starwood Hotels & Resorts and Amburaya Resorts, will see the latter manage the resort when it […]
Save 35% at La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, CA with the Holiday Traditions Package, featuring accommodation, daily breakfast, complimentary half-day Kidtopia registration and more, with rates from just $335 per night (plus taxes and $20 daily resort charge). A great place to enjoy a unique and magical holiday vacation experience!
The Tschuggen Group, a small group of luxury hotels in Switzerland (Hotel Eden Roc, the Carlton St Moritz, The Tschuggen and the Valsana Arosa) is launching two new spectacular spas, designed by famous architect and designer Mario Botta. The Botta Berg Oase will be the first to open in December 2006, and will be part […]