Category: Resorts

Transformation of Phinda Mountain Lodge

Transformation of Phinda Mountain Lodge

The grand old lady of CC Africa is looking beautiful – R20 million has been invested into a dramatic rebuild and refurbishment of Phinda Mountain Lodge in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal which will boast 25 gorgeous new suites (18 of which are already open to guests), as well as magically transformed guest areas.

An alternative luxury experience in Bali

An alternative luxury experience in Bali

If you are looking for something different from your next luxury vacation, then spare a thought for the world’s only interactive elephant experience.    The Elephant Safari Park Lodge in Bali opens on 1st March 2008, and gives its guests the opportunity to live among 27 endangered, indigenous Sumatran elephants and, by doing so, to […]

Run to the Altar getaway from Jumby Bay

Run to the Altar getaway from Jumby Bay

According to the Diamond Information Center, approximately 10% of all couples in the United States get engaged on Valentine’s Day, which is why Jumby Bay, a Rosewood Resort, is offering couples the ultimate destination wedding experience with their “Run to the Altar” Getaway.   The exclusive 300-acre private island off the coast of Antigua is […]

It's Valentine's Day!

It’s Valentine’s Day!

Hey, everyone… it’s Valentine’s Day!   Have you been whisked off your feet to some exotic location?   Are you saving your celebrations until the weekend?   If you’re somewhere special, heading somewhere special, or just got back,  we want to hear from you!   Just click on the comments link below.   As for […]

Why not escape and be pampered at the Raffles Resort Canouan Island in The Grenadines?

Why not escape and be pampered at the Raffles Resort Canouan Island in The Grenadines?

Weaving the enchantment of the Caribbean with ultimate refinement, the romantic Raffles Resort Canouan Island offers sumptuous suites and private villas enjoying panoramic vistas across the Grenadines. Luxuriate in the award-winning RafflesAmrita spa, with tranquil over-water or hillside treatment rooms.

Opening offer from the Dusit Princess Koh Chang

Opening offer from the Dusit Princess Koh Chang

The Dusit Princess Koh Chang – Koh Chang’s newest 5 star resort, complete with modern amenities, spa, swimming pool, and pool villas on private beach – has a special opening package. Enjoy 2 nights for only 5,500 Baht in a Beachfront Deluxe Room or 7,000 Baht in a Pool Villa, inclusive of breakfast and many […]

Botswana is buzzing

Botswana is buzzing

CC Africa will be welcoming guests to  its two new Under Canvas camps in Botswana from March 2008 – Chobe Under Canvas and Savute Under Canvas. These intimate semi-permanent luxury tented camps, situated in the game-rich Chobe National Park and the expansive Savute area, will offer the ultimate in luxury camping and exceptional game viewing […]

Record achievement for The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs

Record achievement for The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs

Whilst the Mobil Travel Guide celebrates its 50th anniversary, The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs will mark its 48th consecutive  year on the  five star  list, making it the longest-running five star property in Mobil Travel Guide’s history.   That’s no mean achievement! Also  enjoying five star status in Colorado is The Little Nell in Aspen.

The Greenbrier fails to recapture 5th star

The Greenbrier fails to recapture 5th star

Not even a $50 million renovation has been enough for The Greenbrier to re-gain its five star status which it lost back in 2000. The Mobil Travel Guide was released this week with The Greenbrier – which has in the past hosted both Presidents and Royalty –  still stuck on four stars.   Minor improvements […]

Barrier Island’s Hyatt Siesta Key Beach resort

The former Sea Castle motel has been demolished to make way for Hyatt Siesta Key Beach resort,  taking up 300 feet of the beautiful  Crescent Beach. The resort will offer 44 furnished residences, 1,600-2,600 square feet, with privileges at an adjoining beach club, and the units  are anticipated to  cost from $200,000 to $750,000. Hotel-like […]

Seduction at St. Regis

Seduction at St. Regis

Embrace romance in an alluring setting where even the smallest gesture creates indelible memories. Celebrate with Champagne, and wake up to breakfast in bed surrounded by the scent of fresh flowers. Participating St. Regis Hotels & Resorts include the St. Regis Hotel, New York, St. Regis Grand Hotel, Rome, The Lanesborough, St. Regis Hotel, Beijing […]

New levels of luxury for Canterbury’s Terrace Downs

One of New Zealand’s most sought after resorts might soon be Terrace Downs in Canterbury.   Situated just an hour from Christchurch International Airport, the resort is to undergo a multi-million dollar upgrade. New guest activities such as blokarts, archery and a jet boating operation will begin in the next few months, while a luxury […]

Grand opening for Palazzo Las Vegas

Grand opening for Palazzo Las Vegas

The first new resort on the Las Vegas strip in nearly three years has officially opened amid an impressive music, fireworks and light show that culminated with a concert headlined by Diana Ross. The new $1.9 billion  Palazzo Las Vegas from Las Vegas Sands Corp. celebrated its grand opening  at the  weekend with a star-studded […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Where elegance comes naturally: Constance Hotels Discover  the Azure Collection New, 1960s-inspired Manhattan hotel: 6 Columbus A small hotel from an iconic shoe label: Barcelona’s Casa Camper

Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa, near Santa Fé

Experience a place of remarkable beauty and rich, cultural history where sunsets paint the mountains and warm breezes stir the imagination, at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa.

Reconnection Rendezvous package for those whose children have left home

Reconnection Rendezvous package for those whose children have left home

Get to know just the two of you again with a therapeutic travel package to an  award-winning private-island resort off the coast of Antigua. With a Reconnection Rendezvous at Jumby Bay, you will enjoy an indulgent getaway that is as luscious and therapeutic as they come, with so many relaxing and romantic amenities you won’t […]