Category: Spas & Pampering

eforea: spa at Hilton

eforea: spa at Hilton

Using the experience perfected at its 123 spas around the globe, Hilton Hotels & Resorts launched a new spa concept towards the end of last year – eforea: spa at Hilton. The first eforea spa was opened at Hilton Short Hills in New Jersey, a AAA Four Diamond hotel located 45 minutes from Manhattan. eforea […]

New opening: Sofitel Essaouira Mogador Golf & Spa, Morocco

New opening: Sofitel Essaouira Mogador Golf & Spa, Morocco

There’s a new opening from Sofitel this month – the Sofitel Essaouira Mogador Golf & Spa. Located in the heart of Mogador and adjoining the historical port of Essaouira, the hotel is Sofitel’s seventh establishment in Morocco. Sofitel Essaouira Mogador Golf & Spa consists of 147 bedrooms and suites as well as 28 villas with […]

The latest pampering craze… fish pedicure anyone?

Instead of having your feet scrubbed to get rid of dead skin cells, how about a fish pedicure?  This is a practice that first became popular in Turkey before moving to other parts of Asia and on to the US where fish feed on the dead skins cells on your feet.  Supposedly, it’s therapeutic although […]

Peace, tranquillity and luxury in the Himalayas

Peace, tranquillity and luxury in the Himalayas

Ananda is located in the hamlet town of Narendra Nagar in the Himalayas, close to the spiritual town of Rishikesh and the holy town of Haridwar, where the River Ganges flows through. The surrounding scenery and nature is ideal for the holistic lifestyle approach that Ananda takes towards rejuvenation and wellbeing of the body, mind […]

Sensational special offers at Peter Island Resort & Spa

Sensational special offers at Peter Island Resort & Spa

An enchanting island, offering the utmost in privacy, Peter Island is a hidden gem with all the natural beauty and peace of a far-flung Caribbean dream getaway. The resort’s secluded charm can mean it takes a little longer to get to and with this in mind Peter Island is offering guests their first night complimentary! […]

5 of the most luxurious hotels in the world

5 of the most luxurious hotels in the world

For some, the ‘perfect holiday’ involves relaxing and getting away from the stresses of modern life. For those people, staying in a luxury hotel is a great way of achieving this. Whilst this certainly isn’t a cheap holiday option, it is one of the best. If you are planning a trip to a luxury hotel […]

Tibet's first international luxury hotel, complete with blinging pool

Tibet’s first international luxury hotel, complete with blinging pool

Standing on the “Roof of the World” at 12,000 feet above sea level, The St. Regis Lhasa Resort offers refined luxury and superlative service in a storied city. The resort boasts awe-inspiring views of the Himalayas and the Lhasa Valley from each of the 162 guest rooms, suites and villas which feature distinctive architectural details […]

Luxury defined: Tenerife’s Abama Golf & Spa Resort

Luxury defined: Tenerife’s Abama Golf & Spa Resort

In recent years the Spanish Canary Island of Tenerife, situated just off the west coast of Africa, has undergone something of a transformation. It’s shaken off its reputation as a tacky, 18-30s drinking resort and emerged on to the world stage as a luxurious, classy getaway. Well, parts of it at least. The Abama Golf & […]

Party like a rock star at Anantara Seminyak Resort & Spa - Bali’s rooftop penthouse

Party like a rock star at Anantara Seminyak Resort & Spa – Bali’s rooftop penthouse

Welcome to Bali’s most sought after destination, edging fashionable Seminyak Beach. A boutique retreat of unassuming minimalist chic. A five star brand, revered for its heartfelt hospitality, impeccable service and creative flair. And now, raising the roof for eventful incentives, Anantara Seminyak Resort & Spa launches its one-of-a-kind rooftop Penthouse suite as the ultimate party […]

The new Sheraton Sharjah Hotel & Resort, UAE

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. has announced that it has signed an agreement to manage its first hotel in Sharjah, a business and leisure travel destination designated as an Arab Capital of Culture. The new Sheraton Sharjah will open beginning of 2013, and is part of the company’s commitment to growth in the Middle […]

Treat yourself to the best on the Riviera

Treat yourself to the best on the Riviera

The French Riviera and the small enclaves of opulence that dot its legendary shores are synonymous with pleasure. The fragrance of lavender permeates the air and the heat is perfectly tempered by the buoyant waters of the Mediterranean. Some of the finest dining in the world can be had here as the coast of Cote […]

An African honeymoon on the Zambezi

An African honeymoon on the Zambezi

The exquisite Royal Zambezi Lodge in Zambia provides the perfect bush honeymoon for couples looking to make their trip of a lifetime extra special. Not only do they offer firm favourites such as indulgent dining, couple’s spa pampering and game adventures, Royal Zambezi Lodge goes above and beyond expectations to ensure couples enjoy a truly […]

London’s latest luxury hotel: the Corinthia Hotel London

London’s newest 5-star luxury hotel, Corinthia Hotel London has announced that it is now taking reservations from the public. The first guests will be part of history-in-the-making as this 21st Century grand hotel opens its doors in April 2011. The property is ideally located in the heart of London on Whitehall Place, at the apex of […]

Top 10 luxury hotels in the world

Top 10 luxury hotels in the world

It’s that time of year again when Tripadvisor come up with their Travellers Choice Awards based on ratings given by users of their site.  There are all sorts of categories for the awards, whether they be sorted by region, by budget or by something else.  Naturally, I headed straight for the luxury category to locate […]

The Monaco Grand Prix

The Monaco Grand Prix

With beautiful natural features and classic European architecture, Monaco is the perfect setting for the glamour and excitement of Formula One racing.  Style and sophistication, private jets, incredible helicopter transfers, fine dining and seventy eight laps of high speed racing – this is the perfect destination for jet-setting this spring. This prestigious sporting event involves […]

Top 10 spa destinations

Top 10 spa destinations

According to an email just received at A Luxury Travel Blog HQ from Tripadvisor, the top 10 spa destinations are as follows: 1. Sedona, AZ, USA 2. Bath, United Kingdom 3. Reykjavik, Iceland 4. Bora Bora, French Polynesia 5. Ubud, Indonesia 6. Playa Mujeres, Mexico 7. Oia, Greece 8. Providenciales, Turks and Caicos 9. Santa […]