Category: Regions

Dining underwater at Ithaa in the Maldives

Dining underwater at Ithaa in the Maldives

Situated five metres below sea level, Ithaa is an underwater restaurant in the Maldives, surrounded by a coral reef  at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island in Rangalifinolhu.   It has a 270-degree tranlucent acrylic roof, giving diners an incredible view of their submarine surroundings. The menu offers a Maldavian-Western fusion with the cost of a meal […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Maxwell Scott bags, made from fine Italian leather Why not joing the  Hideaways Aficionado ® Club? Florida’s newly-renovated Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa   The world-renowned Hotel Bora Bora

Plan your summer escape and save

Plan your summer escape and save

Set within the city’s dramatic Isla Verde district and completely redesigned, El San Juan Hotel & Casino is the place to see and be seen. From the scintillating pool complex to the glamorous nightlife and the island’s most beautiful beach, this is the most electrifying destination in all of the Caribbean. Also yours to enjoy […]

Summer menus at The Ritz Restaurant, London

The Ritz Restaurant presents a new series of summer menus featuring some of the London’s finest cuisine from Executive Chef John Williams and his team. Indulge in a three course Lunch du Jour Menu (which changes daily) for £36. You may choose to treat yourself to a range of aperitifs on offer from the Champagne […]

Celebrate the arrival of summer

Celebrate the arrival of summer

A swimming pool with real sand a short distance away from from Faléia Beach is the perfect setting for spending 7 dream nights in a Double Room with garden view  at The Lake Resort, Vilamoura. Enjoy a VIP welcome on arrival, a relaxing massage, two gourmet experiences and a 20% discoutn at the Blue&Green Spa. […]

The Dreamlist

The Dreamlist

globrati has published The Dreamlist, debuting with a colleciton of their “favourite destinations to chill out this summer”.   Making the grade are: Hidden Pond in Kennebunkport, ME Llao Llao Hotel & Spa, Bariloche, Argentina Amirandes, Crete, Greece The Lodge, Verbier, Switzerland The Beach House at Manafaru, Maldives La Purificadora, Puebla, Mexico The Surf Lodge, […]

Suite of the week: Beachfront Villa at Kiana Resorts at Playa Dominical, Costa Rica

Suite of the week: Beachfront Villa at Kiana Resorts at Playa Dominical, Costa Rica

Suite name:  Beachfront Villa Resort: Kiana Resorts at Playa Dominical, Costa Rica Size of accommodation:  1,500 sq ft Cost per night: $630  (soft opening rate of $475) Who’s stayed there? Nobody yet since it’s brand new, but several celebrities including Jamie Foxx, Sharon Stone, Christian Slater, Barry Manilow, Paris Hilton and many more were gifted […]

Historic hotel opens in Lanzarote

Historic hotel opens in Lanzarote

Casa de Hilario – Lanzarote ´s newest, luxury rural hotel – has just opened its doors.   And comes replete with a historic pedigree that few other establishments on the island can match. This chic, boutique hotel in the heart of Lanzarote ´s unique volcanic countryside is the latest offering from the owners of the […]

New luxury villas at Gran Hotel Bahía del Duque, Tenerife

New luxury villas at Gran Hotel Bahía del Duque, Tenerife

One of the most famous hotels in Tenerife, The Gran Hotel Bahía del Duque has finally launched their new Luxury Villas, decorated by the famous Spanish designer Pascua Ortega.   The 40 new villas include all the necessary “must haves”, private infinity pool, tropical garden, concierge, butler services, a la carte aromatherapy baths, state of […]

Shop & spa money offered at Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort

Forget about rising oil prices and airline costs, the AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort in Nuevo Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit, Mexico offers guests a 50% savings with money for shopping and spa visits during their stay.   Guests can enjoy the $250 credit per suite at the boutique or Grand Velas […]

Top rated hotels looking to be downgraded?

Earlier this year I met an accommodation provider whose property had a four-star grading, and probably a good four star at that. When I quizzed him as to whether he would be pursuing a fifth star, he was a little hesitant. He said that he probably wouldn’t, arguing that it would make his business less […]

The Onion House, Hawaii

The Onion House, Hawaii

Owned by the famous McCormick Spice family, The Onion House is a unique architectural oddity that has now been made available to rent as a holiday retreat. It can be found  in Kailua Kona on Hawaii’s Big Island and was built by the celebrated architect Kendrick Bangs Kellogg, designed to take full advantage of its […]

Travel+Leisure World's Best Awards 2008

Travel+Leisure World’s Best Awards 2008

It’s that time of year once again when Travel+Leisure releases its World’s Best Awards. I haven’t had time to study them in detail just yet, but have noted that Singita Sabi Sand at Kruger has taken top spot in the World’s Best Hotels section, up one place from last year. Second is Oberoi Rajvilas in […]

Savory Indulgence at Aqua Cancun

Savory Indulgence at Aqua Cancun

Aqua Cancun has a special 4-day package available, called ‘Savory Indulgence’.    Enter the promo code PROMFB0006 and for a package price of $1605 you could be enjoying a Deluxe Ocean Front Suite, airport transfers, two welcome cocktails and a tequila or wine tasting, buffet breakfast, a menu tasting, a three-course meal at their on-site […]

Luxury travel continues unabated

In an article published in USA Today, it’s being suggested that wealthy travellers are undeterred from changing their luxury travel habits. Households earning $100,000 or more have been taking a larger share of hotel rooms since 2000 and now account for about a third of hotel stays, according to D.K. Shifflet & Associates in McLean, […]

Discover Le Telfair

Discover Le Telfair

One of the best kept secrets of Mauritius, Le Telfair, can be found on the south coast at Bel Ombre, adjoining the most pristine stretches of beach on the island. Explore the nearby Domaine de Bel Ombre nature reserve, play a round at the 18-hole golf course or experience the many forms of holistic healing, […]

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