Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa, crowning an ancient lava flow cascading into the serene waters along Hawaii’s Big Island, is a Hawaii hotel unlike any other.
Category: Spas & Pampering
Dusit‘s Devarana Spa is offering perhaps the largest collection of proven effective personalized body scrubs (at the latest count totaling 129 Mix & Match Scrubs) for a naturally healthy, young-looking, and glowing complexion. Find out how the scrub of your choice will wonderfully keep your skin healthy, smooth, rejuvenated.
Tucked away in the Maldives’ North Malé Atoll, off the coast of Sri Lanka, the remote Huvafen Fushi resort is only accessible by speedboat or seaplane. This beautifully appointed hotel has 43 land-based or overwater bungalows and even boasts the world’s only underwater spa. Room rates start from $690 per night, including breakfast but excluding […]
Le Meridien opened its first property in Croatia yesterday, named Le Meridien Lav. The 381-room hotel is in Podstrana, just 8 kilometres south of Split. It offers direct beach access, eight restaurants and bars, a casino with gaming tables and slot machines, a night club, spa and wellness center, and a promenade with shops along […]
The Barcelo Maya Beach Resort in Mexico has opened its new luxury spa facility, welcoming guests with Mayan influenced architecture and European style spa services. Treatment services include Swedish and Mayan style massage, couples massage, flotation therapy, hydrotherapy and Vichy showers. In addition, there is a Mayan Temazal Lodge (a traditional Indian sweat lodge). Other […]
It was only the other day that I mentioned The Peaks Resort & Golden Door Spa at Telluride, CO. Now news is in that $60 million in renovations and refurbishments will see it be transformed into condominiums for individual ownership for those seeking a luxury mountain lifestyle. The conversion is due to be completed by […]
Hilton’s first ‘Worldwide Resort‘ in the UAE opens today. The Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa has 151 villa suites right on the beach front, with mountain and sea views. There are two restaurants and two bars and, come March, there will also be a spectacular 2,000 square metre sea-facing spa with nine treatment […]
Saadiyat Island, a residential and tourism real estate development just 500m offshore from Abu Dhabi, is to get a five star Rotana Resort. The luxury Rotana Resort Saadiyat Beach will have a 400-450 room upscale hotel, a private stretch of beach, a variety of restaurants, meeting and conference facilities, a spa and a fully equipped […]
Luxury Adventures Iceland offers clients a chance to travel in the style usually reserved for movie stars and heads of state. Guests are greeted at the airport by a guide that speaks their native language. From there they are chauffeured in a luxury vehicle to the destination of their choosing. The first stop is usually […]
One blog that I make a point of checking on an occasional basis is Sam Shank’s excellent TravelPost Insider. One of the main thrusts of the TravelPost website is on hotel reviews (particularly for the US) and, in a recent blog entry, he’s highlighted the hotels achieving the highest ratings from his visitors in 2006. […]
Britney Spears has checked herself into Scottsdale’s Sanctuary spa at Camelback Mountain (which you might recall me blogging about last summer) after her alleged collapse at a New Year party at the Pure nightclub in Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas. Media speculation is suggesting that she’s visiting the Arizona resort for more than just a pedicure […]
Following a major renovation programme, Indigo Bay Island Resort & Spa has re-opened. Situated on Bazaruto Island, the largest island in the Bazaruto Archipelago, the resort has converted its 24 Bay View Rooms into 12 Bay View Suites, each with two bedrooms and their own splash pool. The resort also boasts a dedicated honeymoon chalet, […]
Recently rebranded as The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa, this wonderful Malaysian retreat boasts 202 new guest rooms with views of the Andaman Sea. Known formerly as the Sheraton Perdana, it is set in glorious woodlands and scenic tropical gardens. 20 ultra-luxury, private Ocean View Pool Villas are to follow. As a nice add-on, guests […]
This winter, experience a ski vacation like no other at The Peaks Resort & Golden Door Spa, Telluride CO. With spectacular slopes, gorgeous accommodation, and an exclusive onsite spa, The Peaks combines the splendour of the Great Outdoors with the indulgences of a luxury retreat. Make the most of your visit to the Rocky Mountains, […]
Emerging from the heart of the desert, Jumeirah Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa is an elegant desert resort in a traditional Arabic fort setting.
RockResorts International, LLC, a luxury hotel company based in Colorado, has announced that the 56 room and suite Marquis Hotel & Spa in Miami, Florida has been added to its collection of high-end properties. RockResorts will manage the hotel, scheduled to open in February 2009, under a long-term management contract with its owner Leviev Boymelgreen […]