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The L-List

The L-List

Calling all luxury bloggers! Inspired by the recent áT-List that’s doing the rounds, I thought it’s about time we started an L-List. á As you may have guessed, L-List stands for Luxury List, and it provides luxury bloggers a means of being discovered. áYou might be blogging about any aspect of the luxury arena… cars… […]

Please don't be shy... post a comment!

Please don’t be shy… post a comment!

Although it’s already looking like March 2007 will be áyet another árecord month for traffic on A Luxury Travel Blog á(the third such month on the trot), I’m surprised how few of the blog’s posts are actually attracting any form of comment. Please don’t be shy… post a comment! á And check the ‘subscribe’ áoption […]

New spa at Reid's Palace in Madeira

New spa at Reid’s Palace in Madeira

Following their refurbishment a whole new programme of offers is available at Reid’s Palace on Funchal Bay in Madeira, for 4 or 7 nights: Sparadise Package – 4 nights Book this four night stay and be pampered in the most beautiful scenery of the Atlantic… áenjoy their new spa facilities as much as áthey have […]

Spring Spa Rejuvenation Package from the Westward Look Resort, Tucson AZ

Spring Spa Rejuvenation Package from the Westward Look Resort, Tucson AZ

Spring is just around the corner so why not go and relax and enjoy the warm sunshine and the wonders of the Sonoran desert? Rejuvenate with their revitalizing package which includes relaxing spa treatments with all-natural botanicals and the Executive Chef Jamie West’s signature AAA Four Diamond cuisine infused with regional ingredients from the Westward […]

Get off our beach!

Get off our beach!

Celebrity newlyweds Liz Hurley and Arun Nayar haven’t been making themselves popular in Mumbai. They’d had a wooden deck built on a popular public beach for a party to honour the second day of their six-day Indian wedding extravaganza. It extended from a beach-front home onto the popular Juhu beach but local residents were less […]

The T-List

The T-List

I’ve been resisting posting details of the T-list but it seems to be spreading around the blogosphere so well that it would be rude not to join in, particularly since A Luxury Travel Blog was one of the first to be listed. á I first read about it on Guillame Thevenot’s blog here, but it […]

Greenland kite-skiing expedition

I’m not sure you’d class this as luxury travel but, as someone who has been to Greenland on a couple of occasions, I find it too interesting to pass up. The footage shows a 21-day kite-skiing adventure taking a small team from Narsaq in the north-east of the country to Qaanaaq (don’t you just love […]

Carnival Freedom about to set sail

Carnival Freedom about to set sail

The brand new, 110,000 áCarnival Freedom superliner has been officially named in Venice by Kathy Ireland who serves as Godmother. The ship will set sail on its inaugural European tour next week, before going trans-Atlantic in October. From November á2007 until April 2009, the vessel will focus on a series of Eastern and Western Caribbean […]

Hotel Eden Roc package, encompassing a trip to the Botanical Gardens of Gambarogno

Hotel Eden Roc package, encompassing a trip to the Botanical Gardens of Gambarogno

A trip to the famous Botanical Gardens of Gambarogno is akin to a visit to paradise. Let the beauty of the magnolias and the scents of the camellias beguile you. Stay at Ascona’s Hotel Eden Roc from 18th to 23rd March 2007 and an expert will take you around the 1.7-plus hectares of grounds, where […]

Sossus Dune Lodge in Namibia - on schedule

Sossus Dune Lodge in Namibia – on schedule

Namibia Wildlife Resorts is on schedule to complete the first lodge in the Namib-Naukluft Park, the Sossus Dune Lodge. Built in an environmentally sensitive manner, primarily from wood, canvas and thatch, in an attractive ‘afro-village’ style, Sossus Dune Lodge will offer guests an evocative and life changing experience. Situated within the park, guests will benefit […]

Wales in Style

Wales in Style

The secret to any short break relies on finding the places that will make it truly memorable. Fortunately, a new website called Wales in Style áhas done all the hard work and brought them together. Handpicked by an independent panel, it promises a select choice of unique places to stay, eat and enjoy the very […]

Great Hotels Luxury Network

Europe’s Great Hotels Organisation áis launching a new consortium to “fill the niche that has been created by the increasing fragmentation of the European marketplace”. The Great Hotels Luxury Network will cater for the needs of boutique hotels that continue to pop up throughout Europe.

Hope Lake Lodge development in Cortland, NY

Hope Lake Lodge development in Cortland, NY

Construction on Hope Lake Lodge in Cortland, NY will begin shortly. The year-round family resort will include the renowned Greek Peak Ski Resort, a new 106-room Lexington Resort and Villas, an indoor water park, restaurant, and a Cascades International Spa. The second phase of the development will include an 18-hole championship golf course, a corporate […]

Windsor Court's new club floors

Windsor Court’s new club floors

The Windsor Court Hotel in New Orleans has tailor-made a new level of luxury this past month with the opening of four exclusive club floors. Located on floors 19 to 22, the suites on the club level embody “The Art of Living Well” from their refined décor in a palate of Chinese yellow, Songbird blue […]

Suite of the week: Petanu Presidential Villa at Maya Ubud Resort & Spa, Bali

Suite of the week: Petanu Presidential Villa at Maya Ubud Resort & Spa, Bali

Suite name: Presidential Villa Resort: Maya Ubud Resort & Spa, Bali, Indonesia Size of accommodation: á360 sq m Cost per night: 11,000 RP. (approx. $1200) What makes it special? Beautiful scenery of river valley and private pool. á á á á á á á á á á Leisurely spread throughout hillside gardens, between a steep […]

22nd Annual Winefest 2007

A large outdoor public wine tasting will be take place in the ápicturesque Shelter Cove Community Park and Marina, in Hilton Head this weekend. Wine tasting and auctions will be held áon the afternoon of 10th áMarch 2007. It will áfeature over 1,500 domestic and international wines, gourmet meals from the island’s top chefs and […]

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