Category: Resorts

Ishi No Yu, Japan

Ishi No Yu, Japan

The Hilton Odawara Resort & Spa, at the foot of Japan’s Hakone Mountains, has opened a Japanese style heated stone spa ‘Ishi No Yu’ featuring 18 warm stone beds, relaxation room and lounge. The warm stone beds penetrate deep into the muscle tissue to relieve, relax and increase circulation. It is a unique treatment for
Is St. Lucia in your 2007 travel plans?

Is St. Lucia in your 2007 travel plans?

Named by Travel + Leisure as the ‘next Caribbean hotspot’ and featured in the New York Times’ ‘where to go in 2007’ map could  indicate that St. Lucia is in for a successful 2007. If it forms part of your travel plans, don’t forget to consider Jade Mountain,  a new resort high on Morne Chastanet

Vogue Resort & Spa Tub Keak Beach, Thailand

A  new Vogue Resort will open in Thailand next month. The five-star Vogue Resort & Spa Tub Kaek Beach at Krabi will  have 44 deluxe rooms,  8 suites,  4 executive beachfront villas and  2 spa suites. All the  rooms will have balconies and superb sea views. The resort will also have two restaurants serving both
10 incredible hotel swimming pools

10 incredible hotel swimming pools

Courtesy of Forbes: Intercontinental Hong Kong La Casa Que Canta, Zihuatanejo, Mexico The Biltmore Hotel, Coral Gables, FL Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV Bacara Resort & Spa, Santa Barbara, CA St. Regis Resort, Bora Bora Paradisus Riviera Cancún, Mexico Blue Lagoon, Iceland Club Dauphin Pool at the Grand Hotel du Cap-Ferrat, French

Blue & Green Package at Peppers Anchorage

Is golf your pleasure? Peppers Anchorage invites you to saunter outside and be enticed by their Blue & Green Package, just two and a half hours drive from Sydney.  The package  includes 2 nights deluxe accommodation, full buffet breakfast each morning, and 3 days of golf (green fees only) at Pacific Dunes, Le Meilleur Horizons
Baros, Maldives

Baros, Maldives

There seems to have been a growing trend for overwater bungalows and, at Baros in the Maldives, they seem to have got it just right. The 30 villas are served by not just one, but three restaurants. The accommodation is stylishly  finished and there’s attention to detail  in the  quality of the service provided. Stay
New adventures at Spring Creek Ranch, Jackson Hole

New adventures at Spring Creek Ranch, Jackson Hole

Domestic wildlife safaris and geocaching are two of the newest adventures awaiting guests at the 1,000-acre Spring Creek Ranch in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.   Offered year-round by the ranch’s resident naturalist, the wildlife safaris will give you close encounters with native animals such as bison, elk, bears and wolves. Geocaching, on the other hand,  is
Mirror Lake Inn Memories

Mirror Lake Inn Memories

The Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa, an Adirondacks resort which I’ve  blogged about  a few times before, has launched a ‘Your Best Mirror Lake Inn Memory Contest’, an interactive competition that encourages former guests to share their best memories from the inn… for prizes! If you’ve stayed before, visit the Mirror Lake Inn Memories
Warapuru resort on the Bahia coastline of Brazil

Warapuru resort on the Bahia coastline of Brazil

There’s a new, lavish resort coming to Brazil’s Bahia coast next year. Designed by Anouska Hempel (designer to both the Hempel Hotel and Blakes Hotel in London), the Warapuru resort can be found in the resort town of Itacaré and consists of an elegant  hotel  with 40 pavilions and 18 private villas (with 3 to

Grand Lido Braco Resort & Spa

As if by magic, a replica of an old-fashioned Jamaican village welcomes you, with gingerbread architecture, a town square, skilled craftsmen and coconut vendors of selling their treasures on the cobble-stoned streets…
UnderSea Resort in Malta

UnderSea Resort in Malta

You may recall me writing about the UnderSea Resort off the coast of Miami earlier this year. Well now UnderSea Resorts is heading for Europe. Qawra Bay in Malta is looking to be the most likely location, with talks with Malta Shipyards Ltd. currently underway. Similar resorts could also become a reality in the Bahamas,
Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise honeymoon

Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise honeymoon

Have you been wondering where Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise honeymooned after their lavish wedding in Bracciano, Italy?   Well, in case you have… they spent two weeks in the Maldives at the exclusive Kurumba Resort, on a private island, and relaxed on board a yacht owned by James Packer (heir to his late father’s
Asia's Best Hotels and Resorts 2007

Asia's Best Hotels and Resorts 2007

HotelClub has started  its hunt for Asia’s Best Hotels & Resorts 2007. There are 1 million Air Miles, $14,000 worth of luxury hotel stays, $5,000 worth of cars, tours  and attractions, plus 100s of weekly prizes to be won. Vote now for a chance to win and  make your dream holiday in Asia come true!
Brand new beachside resort in Hervey Bay, Queensland

Brand new beachside resort in Hervey Bay, Queensland

Peppers Pier Resort, Hervey Bay is due to open next month and is celebrating with a special opening offer of 3 nights’ accommodation for the price of two. The resorts sets a new high-water mark for beach holiday sophistication, featuring six levels of deluxe accommodation and sweeping bay views to the World Heritage listed Fraser
Sofitel Phokreethra Krabi, Thailand

Sofitel Phokreethra Krabi, Thailand

The 276-room Sofitel Phokreethra Krabi opened this month. It can be found on the white sands of Klong Muang Beach, on the Adaman Sea, a short distance from Ao Nang. Three restaurants, five bars, a 7,000 square metre swimming pool, fitness centre, Turkish bath, spa, childrens playground and conference facilities for up to 350 delegates

Jumeirah in 60 seconds

A beacon of luxurious hospitality in New York, London and Dubai…