Category: Bahamas

Interview with Michael Saxon of the Eastern & Oriental Hotel

Interview with Michael Saxon of the Eastern & Oriental Hotel

Michael Saxon lives in Penang, Malaysia where he is the General Manager of one of the Far East’s most prestigious and historic hotels – the Eastern & Oriental. Happily married to his Malaysian wife, Beatrice, with whom he has two beautiful daughters, and working in the job of his dreams, he exudes the quiet […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Journey back in time on the Royal Scotsman Five star luxury at its best, from Graycliff Marvel at Emperor penguins with Polar Cruises Discover thousands of years of civilization courtesy of Arts in Europe

Island Outpost's Fall steals‏

Island Outpost’s Fall steals‏

Island Outpost has issued a number of ‘steals’ this Autumn “for the free-spirited” among us. Here are the offers: Jake’s Treasure Beach, South Coast, Jamaica Chill out both body and mind… Retreat to a world of relaxation, sensuality and revelation in the free-spirited atmosphere of Jake’s in Treasure Beach. OFFER: Fifth Night FREE […]

A new face for Louis Vuitton

A new face for Louis Vuitton

In a return to his modelling days of more than 50 years ago, former 007 agent and screen legend Sean Connery has teamed up with Louis Vuitton for an ad campaign. Simply dressed and sitting on a wooden jetty near his home in the Bahamas, Connery – who has now turned 78 – relaxes […]

The Cove Atlantis, Bahamas

The Cove Atlantis, Bahamas

The Cove Atlantis, Bahamas, sits atop two of the most beautiful beaches in the world, inspired by the splendour of its natural surroundings. The pools and beach club are the main daytime focus, as is the once in a lifetime opportunity to swim with dolphins and the unmissable Aquaquest, an exhilarating new waterscape of pools, […]

Golf Vacation Getaway from Cable Beach Resorts' Golf Club in the Bahamas

Golf Vacation Getaway from Cable Beach Resorts’ Golf Club in the Bahamas

Nestled among more than 6,000 yards of spectacular tropical greenery and beautiful lakes, the Cable Beach Resorts’ Golf Club – Nassau, Bahamas – offers generous fairways and mounds that will appeal to today’s golfers. Offering gorgeous vistas, lush greenery, spectacular water features, and a fully-stocked pro-shop, the Cable Beach Resorts’ Golf Club is making it […]

Top 10 all-inclusives according to Tripadvisor

Top 10 all-inclusives according to Tripadvisor

If you’re dreaming of a no-stress, relaxing-on-the-beach kind of vacation, then – according to Tripadvisor – the top 10 all-inclusive resorts are to be found mostly in the Caribbean. Their list is as follows: Iberostar Bavaro, Dominican Republic Excellence Riviera Cancun, Mexico Royal Hideaway Playacar & Occidental Resorts, Mexico East Winds […]

Find some winter sun with these wallet-friendly luxury beach vacations

Find some winter sun with these wallet-friendly luxury beach vacations

In an article published today, Forbes gives the nod to South Africa, Mexico and a number of other destinations, saying they offer affordable opportunities to get some winter sun. In true Forbes online style, they provide us with a list: Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort, Puerto Peñasco, Mexico One-bedroom suites start at $265 […]

The Lusso Collection passes 100 member milestone

The Lusso Collection passes 100 member milestone

The Lusso Collection – an exclusive destination club that began in June last year and provides members unlimited access to a collection of multi-million dollar residences in the world’s most sought-after vacation destinations – has announced that it has signed more than 100 members since its official launch. Destinations covered include Hawaii, Cabo San Lucas […]

World's sexiest beaches

World’s sexiest beaches

Concierge.com, the online home for inspired travel from Conde Nast has posted its picks for the third annual World’s Sexiest Beaches list. Beaches are both on and off the beaten path and are chosen for their beauty, buzz factor and overall steamy appeal. Here’s their top ten: Caprera Island, Sardinia, Italy Salvador, Bahia, […]

The world's most expensive hotel suites

The world’s most expensive hotel suites

Forbes has run an interesting feature on the world’s most expensive hotel suites, featuring geographically widespread hotels and resorts, from Mexico to the Maldives. To make their top 10, you’ve got to be charging at least $10,000 a night. Here is an abbreviated summary of the incredible suites that they list: Two Story Sky Villa, […]

Bimini Bay Resort Food Festival

Bimini Bay Resort and the Bahamian Culinary Team are to join forces at the First Annual Bimini Bay Resort Food Festival, taking place on 28th April 2007, at 6pm. The festival will offer guests an assortment of activities and mouth-watering Bahamian food in a laid-back bayfront setting and will feature seven interactive cooking stations with […]

The most popular tourist attraction in the Bahamas?

The most popular tourist attraction in the Bahamas?

Think what the most popular tourist attraction in the Bahamas is, and you’d be forgiven for saying something like Atlantis Paradise Island or Long Island’s deserted beaches. However, you’d be wrong. Apparently, the most popular tourist attraction there right now is the grave of Anna Nicole Smith and it’s bringing visitors over in […]

Marley Resort & Spa in Nassau, Bahamas

Marley Resort & Spa in Nassau, Bahamas

Once the Marley family summer home (yes, we’re talking Bob Marley here), the Marley Resort & Spa has been designed to combine both African and Caribbean style. It is due to open this Spring and has 16 themed suites, each named after a Marley song title. I doubt there’s anywhere else where you can stay […]

$2bn investment in Baha Mar in the Bahamas

$2bn investment in Baha Mar in the Bahamas

Confirmation is in that a joint venture agreement has been made between Baha Mar Resorts Ltd. and a subsidiary of Harrah’s Entertainment to develop one of the largest destination resorts in the Caribbean, Baha Mar. Located in Nassau, Baha Mar will include hotels under Starwood’s W, St. Regis, Westin and Sheraton brands. This is […]

UnderSea Resort in Malta

UnderSea Resort in Malta

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, […]

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