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 [...]
Category: Pacific Islands
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.
Embrace romance in an alluring setting where even the smallest gesture creates indelible memories. Celebrate with Champagne, and wake up to breakfast in bed surrounded by the scent of fresh flowers. Participating St. Regis Hotels & Resorts include the St. Regis Hotel, New York, St. Regis Grand Hotel, Rome, The Lanesborough, St. Regis Hotel, Beijing [...]
The 7th Annual Hawaiki Nui, the only sailing regatta in the world with more lay days than races, takes place from the 14th to 26th October 2007. It’s a chance to party with a passion, as sailing crews battle across the islands and, thanks to Accor’s six exclusive resorts in French Polynesia, you can to [...]
A Tahitian Escape package from Accor French Polynesia offers guests an indulgent solution to the question of where to stay, with a three-island package. This specially-designed experience allows you to explore the different facets of French Polynesia. Created for romance, you’ll be showered with VIP extras and experiences for two. The package includes: 2 nights [...]
Marvel at the five star InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana Resort on Matira Point on the main island of Bora Bora.
Suite name: Horizon Overwater Villa Resort: Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa, French Polynesia Size of accommodation: 950 sq ft Cost per night: 140,000 CFP Who’s stayed there? Isaiah Washington, Christina Applegate, Alicia Silvestone, Rob Lowe What makes it special? The resort reflects a perfect balance between Polynesian authenticity and refined luxury. [...]
Nicolas Peluffo is General Director of Ponta dos Ganchos Exclusive Resort, located in the beautiful Santa Catarina province of Brazil, 45 minutes from Florianopolis airport. It is a Relais & Chateaux member and a Virtuoso Preferred Hotel. What is it that you do exactly? I am obsessed about my work and a bit of [...]
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 [...]
Small Luxury Hotels of the World welcomes Vahine Island as its first hotel in French Polynesia. Located in the heart of the Society Islands, this little piece of paradise was ranked number one on Condé Nast Traveller’s “Top 25 Escapes in the World”. With nine traditional bungalows, which offer stunning views across the Tahaa Lagoon, [...]
In a newsletter I’ve just received from Tripadvisor, they’re recommending the following beach destinations if you’d sooner be shovelling sand rather than snow this winter: Tulum, Mexico Maui, Hawaii Palm/Eagle Beach, Aruba Grace Bay, Turks & Caicos Destin, Florida Bora Bora, French Polynesia Mykonos, Greece St. John, USVI Shoal Bay, Anguilla Laguna Beach, California I [...]