Category: Spas & Pampering

4 top luxury hotels in Costa Rica

4 top luxury hotels in Costa Rica

Costa Rica has become one of the top tourist destinations in recent years for its overwhelming beauty, lavish rainforests, miles of white sand beaches, and some of the best surfing and golf in the world. Along with the best ambiance, Costa Rica is home to some of most luxurious hotels around. The Rancho Pacifico is […]

A luxury Christmas in New York City

A luxury Christmas in New York City

Christmas in New York is like Christmas in no other city in the world; the magic created here by the sights and attractions made famous to many of us by our favourite childhood Christmas movies come to life when you visit at this time of year. What better way to experience the most enchanting of […]

Luxury in Tuscany

Luxury in Tuscany

A trip to Tuscany in Italy is already a luxury experience per se. The splendid hotels and exquisite Tuscan villas add that special Old World style that is sought for all over the globe. Your holiday will inevitably be marked by the refined furnishing and architectural design, the attention to detail, and the classy homelike feel that […]

3 unforgettable Thai experiences

3 unforgettable Thai experiences

For many of us, our only experience with Thailand is the Anglicised version of their food. It’s delicious, but what’s truly special is travelling to the country itself and visiting Thai people, learning Thai culture, and in general enjoying what this amazing Asian country has to offer. It can provide you with the experience of […]

Six Senses of Thailand

Six Senses of Thailand

Rewarding all the senses is enjoying Thailand to the fullest. Do more and experience more of this destination. Luxuriate in the legendary warm hospitality and enjoy the kingdom’s pristine natural environment. Discover the wonders of an exotic culture and the local way of life. Venture to the picturesque island of Yao Noi in breathtaking Phang […]

Luxury in the Berkshires: Blantyre

Luxury in the Berkshires: Blantyre

Blantyre is a beautiful country house, recognized as one of the finest hotels in the world, where guests can stay and experience the life and service of a bygone era. Blantyre was voted #1 Small Hotel in the U.S. and #66 in the World in the Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2010. There are […]

Learn to cook like a Michelin-starred chef in France

Learn to cook like a Michelin-starred chef in France

Home to local ‘chef celébre’ Serge Gouloumès, Le Mas Candille is a haven for food lovers. The gastronomic delights on offer from the hotel’s restaurant Candille promise one of the finest dining experiences on the French Riviera. Famous for incorporating exotic flavours into his native Provençal cooking Serge’s signature dishes include special candille tatin of […]

Luxury in the Adirondacks: Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa

Luxury in the Adirondacks: Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa

The Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa – on the shores of Mirror Lake – is the perfect place for your Adirondack fall vacation. The fresh mountain air and spectacular natural beauty of the area is sure to revitalize and rejuvenate your spirit. Take a leisurely canoe ride on a pristine lake, go hiking, biking, […]

Interview with Todd Harris, Senior Vice President at Exclusive Resorts

Interview with Todd Harris, Senior Vice President at Exclusive Resorts

Todd Harris is Senior Vice President for Hospitality and Member Services at Exclusive Resorts, a luxury destination club offering members hundreds of vacation residences around the world. He supervises all aspects of the member experience. Previously Todd spent 14 years with The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, serving as General Manager of some of their most acclaimed […]

Special feature: Sheraton La Caleta Resort & Spa, Costa Adeje, Tenerife

Special feature: Sheraton La Caleta Resort & Spa, Costa Adeje, Tenerife

Greeted with refreshing fruit juice on our arrival at reception at the Sheraton La Caleta Resort & Spa, we made our way to the Club Level 5th floor where we had a family room for the duration of our stay.  This is a relatively new hotel having officially opened in April 2005; it has 284 […]

Special feature: Iberostar Grand Hotel Anthelia, Costa Adeje, Tenerife

Special feature: Iberostar Grand Hotel Anthelia, Costa Adeje, Tenerife

A stone’s throw from the upmarket shopping precinct of Plaza del Duque, the five star  Iberostar Grand Hotel Anthelia is well positioned on the south of the island of Tenerife – close to the beach and good quality shops, yet sufficiently far enough away from the hustle and bustle of Playa de las Americas.  This […]

Win a stay at Hilton Maldives Iru Fushi Resort & Spa

Win a stay at Hilton Maldives Iru Fushi Resort & Spa

The team at the Hilton Maldives Iru Fushi Resort & Spa joined forces to create a giant human version of the Hilton logo on their beach to celebrate their launch a year ago and have re-created a giant ‘1’ in celebration of the anniversary this month. To get in the spirit, the luxury private island […]

Special feature: Sea Sand Sun Resort and Spa, Pattaya

Special feature: Sea Sand Sun Resort and Spa, Pattaya

I recently had the pleasure of staying at the Sea Sand Sun, a luxury resort and spa near Pattaya. Did I say “luxury”? That’s an understatement! This place is superbly luxurious. If I could write this review in one word, that word would be WOW! But you luxury travellers are going to want a bit […]

Take the one you adore to Cote d'Azur

Take the one you adore to Cote d’Azur

If you are looking for a truly romantic retreat for your honeymoon you cannot go wrong with Le Mas Candille, Cote d’Azur. Located 10 minutes from the bustle of Cannes but set within lush grounds, here you get the best of both worlds. Enjoy being chauffeur driven in a luxurious limousine from the airport to […]

Golf in Tenerife - to be enjoyed all year round

Golf in Tenerife – to be enjoyed all year round

The Tenerife Tourism Corporation has announced that the 9th Tenerife Ladies Open will be taking place at Buenavista Golf from 1st to 4th July 2010. Usually held in the winter months, this year the tournament will be held in the summer showcasing the island’s attributes as a world-class year round golfing destination.  And to be […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Craving for Travel: Celebrating Life’s Moments Check out the luxury spas portfolio from Johansens Rollable travel shoes (!) from Spare Pear Boutique chic from Villa Elena, Sicily