Category: Georgia

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Luxury hits the beach at sunny.org The dazzling Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta Luxury motor yachts from Ferretti Yachts Luxury for the select view, from Seaside Properties Group

Vineyard Fest 2008

Vineyard Fest 2008

Don’t miss your last chance to attend Atlanta’s Premier Wine Tasting Festival, the 12th Annual Vineyard Fest at Chateau Elan. More than 100 domestic and international wines will be available for guest tastings with wineries from Chile, Argentina, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Australia and New Zealand plus regional wineries from California, New York, Washington, Oregon, […]

A special wine weekend at Château Élan

A special wine weekend at Château Élan

Only 40 minutes from Atlanta, the wonderful Château Élan is not only impressing its guests with its accommodation, spa and fine dining… but also its wines. As Georgia’s largest producer of wines, this is a great place to experience winery cooking classes, as well as wine tours and tasting.     You can be party […]

A fairytale setting for a perfect proposal

A fairytale setting for a perfect proposal

The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation – located 75 miles east of Atlanta –  is encouraging  couples to take the next step for a “Perfect Proposal”. The Lodge offers men in love everything they need to ensure that the special lady in their life says ‘yes’ after they pop the question. With everything from an engagement […]

The luxury category in the Spa Finder Readers' Choice Awards

The luxury category in the Spa Finder Readers’ Choice Awards

In addition to the Crystal Award winners at the 2007 Spa Finder Readers’ Choice Awards, there’s a multitude of addtional winners sorted by both country and category. Among the categories, one of particular interest to this blog is the luxury category.    Perhaps it is due to Spa Finder’s readership, but all the winners are […]

Silverjet, Maxjet and L'Avion compared

Silverjet, Maxjet and L’Avion compared

Seasoned traveller and A Luxury Travel Blog reader,  Gianugo Rabellino, contacted me recently to say that, thanks to a recent trip to Atlanta,  he’d now flown with Silverjet, Maxjet and L’Avion.   He’s therefore well-poised to compare the three all-business airlines and has done so quite thoroughly with this entry on his own blog.   […]

Atlanta Stone Mountain Package from the Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort

Atlanta Stone Mountain Package from the Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort

Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort is rolling out the red carpet to introduce an amazing Stone Mountain Park holiday package available from 10th November to 30th December  2007. With prices starting at $189 per night, it’s the perfect way to ring in the holidays. The package includes deluxe accommodation for one night, breakfast buffet for two […]

Expansion of Hotel Indigo

Expansion of Hotel Indigo

Hotel Indigo is a branded boutique hotel experience from the InterContinental Hotels Group which appears to growing quickly. The ninth Hotel Indigo will open this summer in Amherst, NY, less than 3 years  after the first opened in Atlanta. The Hotel Indigo Buffalo-Amherst is a six-story, $6 million renovation of a Hampton Inn, and will […]

Top 20 US restaurants

I sometimes find myself dwelling on hotels and accommodation too much on A Luxury Travel Blog, and don’t pay enough attention to others such as bars, restaurants and the like.   To make up for that, I’m listing the first 20 of Zagat’s current top 100 restaurants (even if they are mostly situated in hotels […]

Experience romance at Barnsley Gardens Resort in Adairsville, GA

Experience romance at Barnsley Gardens Resort in Adairsville, GA

There is already Valentines Day, Chinese New Year, and Fat Tuesday with which to celebrate the month of February. But, in case that’s not enough, Barnsley Gardens Resort in Adairsville, Georgia, is  giving you one more reason to celebrate.   Stay any night through until the end of the month and you’ll  get a fantastic […]

America’s Top 10 Most Romantic Inns of 2007

Take note if you’re yet to book a stay for Valentines. We’re still only in January, but the the “Top 10 Most Romantic Inns of 2007” as chosen by the guidebook publisher, American Historic Inns, Inc, has been revealed as follows: Adobe & Pines Inn – Taos, NM McMillan Inn – Savannah, GA Magnolia Mansion […]

Super Sunday getaway in Adairsville, Georgia

Super Sunday getaway in Adairsville, Georgia

Start the week in luxury by spending Sunday night at Adairsville’s spectacular Barnsley Gardens Resort. For $484 per couple, including tax and service charges, you’ll get to spend Sunday night in a luxurious cottage suite. The Super Sunday Getaway package also includes a bottle of wine upon arrival, a three-course dinner and breakfast the following […]

AAA Five Diamond Award winners: Georgia

AAA Five Diamond Award winners: Georgia

Four properties in Georgia were recognised with  Five Star Diamond Award  status in the latest  AAA inspection: Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta The Lodge at Sea Island – St. Simons Island The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead – Atlanta

A year of island hopping: September

A year of island hopping: September

This is post  nine of twelve in our daily look at the best islands in the world to visit, when to visit them and where to stay (where individual recommendations are made). For September, the following are recommended: Cook Islands: Rarotonga Beach Bungalows and Pacific Resort Aitutaki Corsica, France: Hôtel Corniche (website unknown) Cumberland Island, […]

$38 million makeover at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel, Georgia

$38 million makeover at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel, Georgia

Located in the heart of Peachtree Center, the award-winning, legendary Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel is a leader in Atlanta’s emerging trend to continue the revitalization of one of the most popular convention destinations in the country.  The  has just unveiled a cutting-edge, $38 million renovation to all of its 1,675 rooms and suites with  the […]

The healthiest hotels in the USA

The healthiest hotels in the USA

If you’re someone that likes to take good care of yourself when you travel, you’ll be interested to hear that Health magazine and AOL CityGuide recently listed the healthiest hotels in America. Details such as fitness facilities, healthy food offerings, spas, and stress-reduction services were all taken into account to produce the following list: Four […]