Category: Vacation Rentals

Re-opening of Rydges Sabaya Resort Port Douglas, Australia

Re-opening of Rydges Sabaya Resort Port Douglas, Australia

Rydges Sabaya Resort Port Douglas  re-opens today  after a multi-million dollar redevelopment.  The tropical North Queensland resort  features new spacious hotel rooms and apartments, ideal for business or leisure travel, a lagoon-style pool perfect for enjoying the sun, a modern restaurant and bar, serving sumptuous meals for all tastes, and extensive day spa facilities.
Marriott's Crystal Shores on Marco Island

Marriott's Crystal Shores on Marco Island

Marriott Vacation Club International, the vacation ownership division of Marriott International, Inc.,  has announced  the development and sales start of its first resort on Marco Island, Florida. Slated for occupancy in March 2009, Marriott’s Crystal Shores on Marco Island is proposed to include 219 two- and three-bedroom villas. Initial pricing ranges from approximately $20,000 to
Interview with Bruce Shugart of The Porches in Steamboat Springs

Interview with Bruce Shugart of The Porches in Steamboat Springs

As one of the co-developers of The Porches in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, Bruce Shugart brings more than 40 years of custom home building and commercial development experience to the project. Bruce serves as co-principal and manager of Structural Associates, where he oversees all aspects of The Porches as well as projects in a variety of
Canvas Cabins - the ultimate outdoor experience

Canvas Cabins - the ultimate outdoor experience

If you love being in the woods but pitching a tent is not for you, consider an upscale, unique camping experience in our custom-built canvas cabins located on a secluded plateau overlooking Lake Neva. Lakedale Resort has two types of canvas cabin options available, standard and deluxe. Find out which option will best suit your
La Nava, Ciudad Real, Spain

La Nava, Ciudad Real, Spain

A brand new villa concept is born at La Nava, an exclusive villa in the province of Ciudad Real, right at the border with Andalusia, Spain. For a few months of the year, it ´s dedicated to private exclusive hunting activities, but the rest of the time it’s turned into an excellent luxurious hideaway. A

Bimini Bay Resort Food Festival

Bimini Bay Resort and the Bahamian Culinary Team  are to  join forces at the First Annual Bimini Bay Resort Food Festival, taking place on 28th April 2007, at 6pm. The festival will offer guests an assortment of activities and mouth-watering Bahamian food in a laid-back bayfront setting and will feature seven interactive cooking stations with
Enjoy England Awards for Excellence 2007

Enjoy England Awards for Excellence 2007

I’m pleased to learn that a vessel that I did voluntary work on back in my school days has received the award for the UK’s best large tourist attraction.   Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s  SS Great Britain in Bristol picked up the accolade at the Enjoy England Awards for Excellence. The full list of Gold Award
5 new beachfront resort properties in Panama City, Florida

5 new beachfront resort properties in Panama City, Florida

Waterstone Resorts has just introduced the new Ocean Ritz property, which joins Calypso Resort and Towers, Twin Palms, Emerald Isle, and Ocean Villa, bringing five new beachfront resort luxury properties to Panama City, Florida. In conjunction with the new opening, Waterstone Resorts is currently offering a Family Spring Break Vacation rate with gulf front condominiums
Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Great golfing  destinations worldwide  with Châteaux Golf Luxuriate with Lukimibi in the Kruger National Park Travel in contemporary style with Aspire Holidays Head for Wheel Farm Cottages in North Devon
Hilton's biggest ever project in Florida

Hilton's biggest ever project in Florida

Construction of the third Hilton Grand Vacations Club resort in Orlando is now officially underway following an official groundbreaking ceremony.   This will be Hilton’s largest and most luxurious timeshare resort in Florida with a planned opening scheduled for January 2009. A total of 1,200 units is anticipated over a spectacular 52-acre setting featuring dramatic
Be pampered like a celebrity with Villa Escapes

Be pampered like a celebrity with Villa Escapes

In honour of the launch of its new brand Villa Escapes, Luxury Retreats is announcing their “Be Pampered Like a Celebrity” contest. The winner will receive a fabulous vacation package in Maui including all the trappings that the stars enjoy on holiday – a prize valued at over $17,500. Just head to the contest page
Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Drench your desire with Molton Brown Indulge in Italian luxury with Villa San Michele Visit Northern Sonoma County’s Hotel Healdsberg Find exclusive luxury Croatia hotels and villas
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:  360 sq m Cost per night: 11,000 RP. (approx. $1200) What makes it special? Beautiful scenery of river valley and private pool.                     Leisurely spread throughout hillside gardens, between a steep
Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Visit Auberge des Templiers  – just 1 hour from Paris! Discover the best in travel with Billionaire 500 Magazine The Oyster Circle:  exquisitive luxury, exclusive places Historic hotels and restaurants in Norway: De Historiske
New Ontario resort opens with luxury cottages

New Ontario resort opens with luxury cottages

Beaver Creek Resort recently opened as the first luxury resort in the Bancroft tourist region of Ontario, long  regarded as unspoiled, beautiful wilderness and a sportsman’s rugged playground paradise.  And now the area  has become the ideal location for a luxury vacation thanks to this new resort which offers charming and luxurious log cottage accommodation.
Suite of the week: Ifri Suite at Kasbah de Toubkal, Imlil, Morocco

Suite of the week: Ifri Suite at Kasbah de Toubkal, Imlil, Morocco

Suite name: Ifri Suite Resort: Kasbah du Toubkal, High Atlas Mountains, Morocco Size of accommodation: 110 sq m Cost per night: 420 euros What makes it special? The 12m glass wall in the lounge with views of Jbel Toubkal the largest mountain in North Africa.