According to an email just received at A Luxury Travel Blog HQ from Tripadvisor, the top 10 spa destinations are as follows: 1. Sedona, AZ, USA 2. Bath, United Kingdom 3. Reykjavik, Iceland 4. Bora Bora, French Polynesia 5. Ubud, Indonesia 6. Playa Mujeres, Mexico 7. Oia, Greece 8. Providenciales, Turks and Caicos 9. Santa […]
Category: Pacific Islands
There’s something magical about islands. The isolation… the privacy… wonderful beaches and complete solitude. According to Tripadvisor, the world’s top 10 island escapes are: 1. Providenciales, Turks and Caicos 2. Cook Islands 3. Mykonos, Greece 4. Maldives 5. Cyprus 6. Boracay, Philippines 7. Ko Lanta, Thailand 8. Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam 9. Bora Bora, French Polynesia […]
The P&O Cruises ship Pacific Sun hit a storm 400 miles off the north coast of New Zealand back in July 2008, an incident which saw 42 people hurt. The ship was carrying a total of 1,732 passengers and 671 crew as it travelled back to Auckland from the islands of Vanuatu. Dramatic internal CCTV footage […]
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Alison Scott is the Commercial Director for Elegant Resorts. She has been at Elegant for just over a year and prior to that was Head of Product at ITC in Chester. Her background has always been in travel. She started in travel after she left University, as a Rep overseas, and has stayed in the […]
In 2011, for the very first time, Silversea‘s new Silver Spirit will embark on a full World Cruise traversing both hemispheres. This grandest of voyages, appropriately themed “Spirit of Discovery”, begins in Los Angeles on 19th January 2011, when Silver Spirit is set to welcome no more than 540 privileged guests for a 119-day odyssey […]
The Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort and Sofitel Bora Bora Motu Private Island have merged to become Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach & Private Island. Guests can now choose to split their time between the resort’s luxurious bungalows situated along Bora Bora’s lavish beach or on Muto, Sofitel’s pristine private island. Located on a […]
The Preferred Hotel Group will welcome 13 new members to its portfolio next month, from the stunning Natal Ocean Club on the picturesque coast of Cabo Sao Roque in Brazil, due to open early 2010, to the majestic Leela Palace on the banks of Lake Pichola in Udaipur. In Barcelona, Casanova by Rafael Hotels […]
A favourite destination of discerning travelers, the islands of Bora Bora have long attracted visitors in search of the world’s most luxurious and private accommodations, majestic views and, according to author James Michener, “the most beautiful lagoon in the world”. The opening of The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort in June 2006 marked the legendary […]
Roa Yachting takes you aboard their 77ft private motor yacht to discover the Polynesian islands in a luxurious and authentic atmosphere.
A natural world of indescribable beauty melds with authentic South Pacific culture. Four Seasons comes to Bora Bora. Discover what local residents think about living in paradise.
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Suspended between crystal waters and limitless skies, the Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa is nestled in a sacred cove of white sand and majestic lava rock…
Suspended between crystal waters and limitless skies, the Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa is nestled in a sacred cove of white sand and majestic lava rock. Incomparable in its balance of authenticity and luxury, the Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa offers a unique combination of Polynesian tradition and sumptuous comfort.