Category: Accommodation

Le Méridien Nirwana Golf & Spa Resort Bali

Le Méridien Nirwana Golf & Spa Resort Bali

Asian Golf Monthly readers have voted Le Méridien Nirwana Golf & Spa Resort ‘Asia’s Best’ again in the 2005 awards which where announced this month. The resort is luxurious, and the Greg Norman designed golf course is stunning and challenging with a spectacular setting backed by volcanoes, peppered with rice terraces, coconut groves, lush tropical […]

Al Bustan Palace, Muscat, Oman

Al Bustan Palace, Muscat, Oman

Opened in 1985, the Al Bustan Palace Intercontinental Muscat hotel has built a reputation as the best hotel in the Middle East and one of the finest hotels in the world. The hotel is identified as the Jewel of the Sultanate of Oman and the Middle East. Situated eight kilometres from the downtown business district […]

Parrot Cay, Turks and Caicos

Parrot Cay, Turks and Caicos

Parrot Cay is a favourite hideaway of stars such as Julia Roberts, Paul McCartney and Barbra Streisand. Situated in the Turks and Caicos, it is the northern Caribbean’s pre-eminent private island, wrapped in sweeps of sand and peaceful seas featuring the region’s best spa and haute cuisine. It combines nature – 1000 unspoilt acres, including […]

Touch of Romance at Angsana Spa Bintan

Touch of Romance at Angsana Spa Bintan

Come to this sunny island of love for the Touch of Romance, a total body wellness experience that comprises flower petal scrub, essence of flower massage and facial. Enjoy 10% savings on this package that is priced at US$130, available from 12 to 20 February 2006. Perfectly nestled in Tanjung Said Bay in Indonesia, overlooking […]

Sip & Splurge at XYZ bar, W San Francisco

Sip & Splurge at XYZ bar, W San Francisco

Drop by at W San Francisco any Wednesday evening in February  and  sip for free from 6-7pm. Move into the XYZ bar, open all night, for select high-end wines by the glass. Enjoy grooving to the music of a live DJ as you savor any of the 10-15 wines (paired with canapes) from such producers […]

Silverpoint Villa Hotel, Barbados

Silverpoint Villa Hotel, Barbados

Opening this summer, Silverpoint is a trendy, four-star hotel villa in Barbados. It has four pools, spa, restaurant, bar and swim-up bar. With full security and gated access, the natural beauty and secluded location of this hotel offer the perfect blend of solitude and adventure. Three varieties of accommodation are planned, lavishly furnished with natural […]

Radisson Plaza Hotel Tianjin, China

Radisson Plaza Hotel Tianjin, China

Carlson Hotels Asia Pacific has announced the development of the Radisson Plaza Hotel Tianjin, to be located in the Hedong District of Tianjin, one of  China`s largest industrial cities located approximately 90 minutes south-east of Beijing. Due to open in July 2007, the Radisson Plaza Hotel Tianjin will be designed to cater especially for business […]

New luxury hotel on Lake Washington

New luxury hotel on Lake Washington

The Spring of 2006 will see the completion of the new Heathman Kirkland hotel, just a few miles from Seattle, on the eastern shore of Lake Washington. Like its award-winning sister location, the historic Heathman Hotel in Portland, Ore.,   the Heathman Kirkland will provide guests with a unique Northwest luxury experience.   Plans call […]

Phuket Pavilions

Phuket Pavilions

Opened in June 2005, Phuket Pavilions is a resort on Phuket’s west coast, a short distance from Bang Tao and Layan beaches. Each of the 30 pool villas, one-bedroom pavilions and tree-bedroom villas feature a kitchen, dining area and living room that flow into an outdoor space with a private pool, sundeck and garden. The […]

The Phoenician at Scottsdale AZ

The Phoenician at Scottsdale AZ

The Phoenician, a 654-room destination resort in Scottsdale Arizona, tallied up their renovations over the past few years with a grand total of $20 million. Extensive renovations include its luxurious lobby, lounges, restaurants, Grand Tea Court, guest rooms, pool oasis, golf course, meeting space and public areas. Room amenities now include 32-inch flat-screen Sony televisions, […]

Grand Hotel a Villa Feltrinelli

Grand Hotel a Villa Feltrinelli

2005 was another award-winning year for Grand Hotel a Villa Feltrinelli near the small lakeside town of Gargnano in Lombardy (halfway between Milan and Venice). It was ranked among the world’s ‘Top 20 International Resort Hideaways’ in the Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report;   voted ‘Best Rooms’ among Condé Nast Traveller UK’s ‘Best Hotels in the […]

Sheraton Saigon Hotel and Towers

Sheraton Saigon Hotel and Towers

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. has recognized the Sheraton Saigon Hotel and Towers as the Best Hotel for the Sheraton Brand 2005 in the Asia-Pacific region.  This is the second consecutive year the Sheraton Saigon has won the award from the Starwood chain, which manages the five-star hotel overlooking the Saigon River in downtown […]

New underwater hotel

New underwater hotel

The construction of  a $500 million underwater hotel in Dubai will start in the first quarter of this year. According to Uwe Hohmann of the Crescent Hydropolis Group, the financing of the development is almost finalised. Hotel prices are rumoured to reach some $3,000 per night but  have not yet been announced by the group. […]

dailyLuxé Top Ten Resorts & Villas

dailyLuxé Top Ten Resorts & Villas

According to dailyLuxé, the Top Ten Resorts & Villas are: Grand Bay Hotel – Isla Navidad Resort, Mexico Jean-Michel Cousteau Fiji Islands Resort, Fiji Casa del Mar Beach Golf & Spa Resort, Mexico Daintree Eco Lodge & Spa, Australia Eagle’s Nest Private Retreat, New Zealand Angsana Resort & Spa, Australia Esperanza – An Auberge Resort, […]

Super Spas 2006

Super Spas 2006

Interested in a seaweed wrap or a caviar facial? Forbes has run an article on the special spas for 2006.   Getting a much-deserved mention are: Monart Luxury Destination Spa, Enniscorthy, Ireland Red Mountain Spa, St. George, UT Chiva Som, Hua Hin, Thailand Canyon Ranch, Tucson, AZ and Lenox, MA Cornelia Day Resort, New York […]

Bermuda's Cambridge Beaches to Celebrate Romance Month

Bermuda’s Cambridge Beaches to Celebrate Romance Month

The romantic spirit of Valentine’s Day is filling the whole month of February at Bermuda’s Cambridge Beaches. This romantic cottage colony has declared the entire month of February as Romance Month. To celebrate, couples can choose from either a special romance package, good for the entire month of February (including over Valentine’s Day!) or they […]