Category: Resorts

Exploring Zanzibar... sea, sand and spices

Exploring Zanzibar... sea, sand and spices

The name Zanzibar evokes images of a tropical paradise, with picturesque islands, white sand beaches, shimmering turquoise waters, beautiful sunsets, and palm trees swaying in the ocean breeze. Indeed the island is all that, but it’s also more. Zanzibar is a mix of cultures. The ‘Spice Island’ has lured travelers for centuries; from the Sumerians,
Discover the 5 best hotels in Fiji

Discover the 5 best hotels in Fiji

The crystal-clear water and volcanic peaks make Fiji a spectacular place to visit. The five-star resorts are some of the best globally, so it’s no surprise that people flock to Fiji for their holidays. The beaches in Fiji are also some of the best in the world, and at these resorts, you can enjoy plenty
Luxury family volunteer vacation Kenya

Meaningful luxury family holidays for the Summer of 2022

Amidst a global pandemic and regional war, life is difficult for many, and my heart goes out to those directly affected. It may seem strange to think about a holiday in this context, but sometimes, we need to get away from the stress and recharge to emerge stronger. A luxury family holiday that includes a
Win a trip for 2 to Dubai and a 5-night stay at Atlantis The Palm!

Win a trip for 2 to Dubai and a 5-night stay at Atlantis The Palm!

Here’s your chance to win a trip for two people to Dubai where you’ll spend 5 nights in style in an Imperial Club King Room with Imperial Club benefits at Atlantis The Palm, courtesy of Channel 5’s The World’s Most Expensive Hotels. About Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai Located at the center of the crescent of
Developments at the Ambong-Ambong Rainforest Retreat, Langkawi, Malaysia

Developments at the Ambong-Ambong Rainforest Retreat, Langkawi, Malaysia

At Ambong-Ambong Rainforest Retreat the views are timeless. Each of the eleven studios, suites and cottages, serenely secluded by the rainforest, looks out across the infinite blues of the Andaman sea. Every room has a sea view over some of the other 98 islands which make up the Langkawi archipelago. Below the retreat on the
A luxurious new eco-sanctuary: Gran Meliá Lombok

A luxurious new eco-sanctuary: Gran Meliá Lombok

As the world reawakens and travellers start to rediscover the wonders beyond their own borders, one enchanting Indonesian island is gearing up to welcome guests back to paradise with a wide smile and a wealth of world-class, eco-sensitive activities. Lombok is a tropical wonderland that exudes exotic charm and serenity. Just across a sparkling sea
Ancient northern Thai healing practices at Anantara Chiang Mai Resort

Ancient northern Thai healing practices at Anantara Chiang Mai Resort

Reviving Northern Thailand’s centuries old massage and aromatherapy techniques, Anantara Chiang Mai Resort has introduced two rare therapeutic treatments, ‘Yam Khang’ and ‘Yajoo’, both with longstanding historic roots connecting guests with the region’s rich Lanna heritage. ‘Yam Khang’ or Thai Fire Therapy is an ancient Lanna tradition, considered a sacred art where the therapist is
Luxury travel news for the week ending 20th February 2022

Luxury travel news for the week ending 20th February 2022

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive regular updates from A Luxury Travel Blog, please make sure you subscribe to our mailing list. How Bezos stacks up against other tech titans in super-yacht size race After all the fuss over his suggestively shaped
New Four Seasons tented resort in Punta Mita, Mexico

New Four Seasons tented resort in Punta Mita, Mexico

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, one of the world’s leading luxury hospitality companies, announces plans for an innovative resort concept focusing on highly customizable itineraries led by personal guides, sustainable design and programming inspired by the nature and history of Mexico. The new luxury tented resort will be an expansion of the existing Four Seasons Resort
New resort in the Maldives for Mandarin Oriental

New resort in the Maldives for Mandarin Oriental

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that it will manage a new resort on a private island in The Maldives that is scheduled to open in 2025. The resort is currently under development on a pristine Indian Ocean site and will stretch across three private islands on Bolidhuffaru Reef in South Male Atoll, accessed by
Marina Bay Sands unveils US$1 billion reinvestment to transform luxury travel and hospitality experience

Marina Bay Sands unveils US$1 billion reinvestment to transform luxury travel and hospitality experience

Marina Bay Sands has embarked on a major reinvestment programme for its existing property, spanning hotel rooms and suites, new food and beverage (F&B) offerings and other enhancements that will position the Integrated Resort (IR) for strong growth as the recovery of global tourism continues. The US$1 billion reinvestment is the biggest since the IR’s
The newest luxury getaway in Indonesia

The newest luxury getaway in Indonesia

The newly-opened The Botanica Sanctuary is situated in the heart of Bogor’s Puncak, a popular tourist destination in Indonesia just a 90-minute drive from Jakarta. Guests staying at the 166-room property can enjoy breath-taking views of Mount Pangrango and the lush virgin pine forest nearby. The Botanica Sanctuary is also a five-minute drive to Taman
Costa Navarino will be home to Greece’s first Mandarin Oriental

Costa Navarino will be home to Greece’s first Mandarin Oriental

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that it will manage a new luxury hotel in Costa Navarino, scheduled to open in spring 2023. The group’s first property in Greece, Mandarin Oriental, Costa Navarino will be located on the southwest coast of the Peloponnese, and 45 minutes’ drive from Kalamata International Airport. The beachfront resort will
New luxury Hyatt resort in Sardinia

New luxury Hyatt resort in Sardinia

A Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with 12.18. group to debut the Destination by Hyatt brand in Italy with 7Pines Resort Sardinia. The 76-room resort is expected to open in early July, representing several significant milestones, including the continued growth of Hyatt’s luxury resort portfolio, the first Hyatt affiliated hotel on Sardinia,
Coming in 2024: Rosewood Residences Kamala

Coming in 2024: Rosewood Residences Kamala

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has announced Rosewood Residences Kamala, the first branded residential project in Kamala on the island of Phuket, Thailand. Located next to one of the most discrete coastlines along the lush tropical hillside of Kamala Bay and set in a posh neighborhood brimming with shops and restaurants, the property’s 14 stand-alone luxury
Top 9 ways to celebrate Valentine's Day at Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai

Top 9 ways to celebrate Valentine's Day at Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai

With an iconic backdrop, world-class eateries, celebrity chefs and unique dining experiences, Atlantis, The Palm has cemented itself as one of the most romantic resorts in the city. Whether looking to surprise a loved one with a Tiffany & co gift set to the backdrop of a mermaid show or dine under the stars on