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Live in a Tropical Desert Beachfront Retreat at 1 Homes Cabo

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Experience 1 Homes Cabo

Take a much-needed escape to the new Homes in the natural oasis of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The Baja’s stunning landscape will be the backdrop to your long-term getaway where you can settle into 1 Hotels’ new luxury residential accommodations. Just minutes away from the spirited Downtown neighborhood, guests can experience the vibrance of the city and come home to a dazzling, beachfront retreat fit for an extended tropical stay.




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Homes

The pristine accommodations are a collection of homes ranging from one to seven bedrooms. Each is outfitted with top-of-the-line tech, convenient amenities and luxurious comforts. The classic hacienda style mixes with an airy sophistication to create a space that’s modern and inviting for your long-term stay. Book the One Bedroom Ocean View Home to get a little R&R on your private terrace with an enviable view overlooking Medano Beach and Land’s End.

With a larger group, the Three Bedroom Plus Den Ocean View Home offers similar views and includes a spacious den to comfortably house up to nine people. You’ll have the ultimate home away from home experience with the Seven Bedroom Beachfront Estate. This extravagant domain of over 7,000 square feet sits directly on Medano Beach, providing a feast for the senses. The sparkling ocean is just steps away from this two-level home that boasts multiple private terraces for you to lounge and unwind.




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Food & Beverage

One of the biggest perks about an extended stay is the access to a variety of delicious dining venues within walking distance to your home. The Hacienda Cocina y Cantina restaurant is sure to impress with enchanting views of Land’s End to complement your meal of traditional Bajan dishes. The Beachfront Pool Food Truck offers “farm-to-food-truck” dining with locally-sourced ingredients making up a menu of fresh, Mexican cuisine. Fans of a smokey cocktail will love the Mezcal Bar, serving quality selections of tequila and mezcal. The Grab & Go snack bar provides a thoughtful menu of artisanal, packaged goods around the clock to tackle guests’ late night cravings. 

If ordering room service is more your style, the In-Room Dining offers delectable dishes that can be delivered right to your home. You can also test your skills in the kitchen by taking advantage of the Grocery Services–no need to leave your restful retreat to stock your pantry. Elevate your dining experience to a new level of luxury by requesting private Chef Services. Enjoy feasts like taco stations or barbecues, and add a private bartender to ensure revelry with every sip.




Amenities

While you’ll have nothing but beautiful views of the ocean, you can also take a dip in one of the property’s two sparkling swimming pools, including a beachfront infinity pool. Hacienda Spa, located nearby at the sister resort, will revitalize you through massage treatments, facials, and manicures. You can also keep your health a top priority with The Field House fitness center. Families will also love Seedlings, a place for kids to explore, learn and have adventures of their own.

 

Experiences

While living in Cabo, you’ll have plenty of time to discover the beauty of Cabo San Lucas. Medano Beach is right in your backyard, giving you year-round access to the crystal clear waters perfect for swimming. Visit Marina to experience activities like snorkeling or scuba diving, or party it up at vibrant nightlife venues that keep you dancing all night long. You can also visit Land’s End to see the iconic rock formations, or catch a glimpse of unforgettable humpback whale migrations in the Sea of Cortez.

 

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    The Top 10 Best Private Islands in the World

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    Best Private Islands in the World

    Prepare to be dazzled by your own secluded escape with a visit to a luxurious, private island. Destinations all over the world offer exclusive, resort living in the midst of a tropical paradise, where your only priorities are relaxing on the beach and being pampered by five-star accommodations. Live your fantasy getaway when you visit any of the best private islands in the world.




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    Necker Island, British Virgin Islands

    This picturesque destination is a part of the British Virgin Islands in the Caribbean, boasting 74 acres worth of sun, sand and luxury. Owned by Virgin Group mogul Richard Branson, you can visit this private oasis that has exclusive, resort accommodations for up to 30 guests.




    Calivigny Island, Grenada

    Escape to the 80-acre Calivigny Island, a breathtaking island in the Caribbean. You’ll have a backdrop of lush greenery, sandy beaches and an endless ocean horizon throughout your stay, making for the perfect tropical destination. The resort houses up to 40 guests in three residences with The Beach House Residence being the most prestigious. This idyllic retreat has 10 suites to escape to after yachting, watersports or a private cooking class.




    Hayman Island, Australia

    One of Queensland’s Whitsunday Islands, Hayman is an island resort managed by the world-renowned InterContinental, making it a go-to for a luxury private island stay. This resort with over 240 rooms is situated near the Great Barrier Reef–an ideal locale for snorkeling and watersports, giving it the title of one of the best private islands in the world.

    Tetiaroa Island, French Polynesia

    Fly in from Tahiti to visit this secluded atoll tucked away in French Polynesia, formerly a popular destination for Tahitian royalty. The influence of previous owner Marlon Brando persists with onsite resort The Brando, offering 35 lavish villas, countless activities and unparalleled, natural beauty for up to 80 guests at a time to experience.

    North Island, Seychelles

    Get closer to nature than ever before at North Island, one of the best private islands in the world. The 11 charming, eco-friendly villas provide guests with a luxury stay, inhabiting an island filled with 200,000 endangered species of plants and wildlife.

    Cayo Espanto, Belize

    Head to the largest island of Belize’s archipelago to experience the Cayo Espanto island resort, an exclusive private island with only seven villas on the serene, beachfront property. With a chef that creates approved menus for guests and a spa influenced by traditional Mayan treatments, guests are swept away into a dedicated world of luxury.

    Pamalican Island, Philippines

    Fly to this secluded island from Manila to stay at the island’s only resort, Amanpulo. Their 40 casitas are modeled in a traditional, Filipino style, and are spread throughout the property. Activities like snorkeling the reefs, hiking and simply enjoying the sandy, white beaches keep guests entertained during their stay at one of the world’s best private islands.

    Laucala Island, Fiji

    Live the ultimate, dreamlike vacation and experience pristine service at the 3,000-acre island resort of Laucala. Owned by Red Bull founder Dietrich Mateschitz, each villa comes with a private pool along with a dedicated staff of 16 for an unprecedented luxury experience.

    Frègate Island Private, Seychelles

    Frègate Island Private is a remote destination in the Seychelles inhabited by awe-inspiring wildlife and 16 beautiful villas–each complete with their own swimming pool and butler. The island acts as a sanctuary for rare tortoises, magpie robins and terrapins, making it an animal-lover’s paradise.

    Parrot Cay, Turks & Caicos

    Spend your tropical vacation at COMO Parrot Bay Resort, one of the best private island hotels in the world. The glamorous setting that sits atop 1,000 acres of soft, sandy beaches will sweep you off your feet along with a spa, yoga sessions and scuba diving to make the most out of your private island escape. Retreat to your private villa with 24-hour butler service and convenient, beachfront access.

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      Why Luxury Vacation Home Rentals are the Hottest Travel Trend of 2021

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      Luxury Vacation Rentals

      As countries around the world continue to manage the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are seeking alternative ways to travel where they can stay-at-home in style. Luxury vacation home rentals have become one of the best ways for people to safely escape to a relaxing, new environment. There are limitless possibilities for travellers who work from home remotely, where a home office can be located anywhere in the world. Luxury vacation home rentals are one of the hottest travel trends to get you out of the house and into an extravagant retreat.

      A Tropical Oasis

      Life’s daily stressors could dissolve before your eyes when you choose a beachfront luxury home rental. Sparkling, blue oceans and warm sunshine will bring serenity to your days as you work from home in paradise. A luxury villa in the Caribbean makes for the perfect getaway with sprawling layouts built for relaxation.

      Dive into your own infinity pool by day and dine alfresco on your private patio by night. A visit to Los Cabos will also provide a peaceful escape, with contemporary interiors and unparalleled views of the sunset on the water. Absorb Mexico’s natural beauty in a luxury villa you can call home.

      Road Trip

      Taking to the open road is an ideal way to get out of the house during the pandemic. For those that prefer to travel by car, California cities are some of the best for basking in the warm weather and swaying palm trees. Luxury rental properties in Palm Springs are known for their quintessential, mid-century modern flair.

      Private pools and breath-taking views of the mountains create the perfect setting for being productive by day and indulging in relaxation by night. Or pack up the car and unwind in San Diego at an oceanfront villa perfect for the whole family. You’ll awaken to the sound of the waves and can lounge on the beach after a day’s work.

      Staycation

      Los Angeles residents may enjoy a holiday staycation to live in luxury right in their own city. Hollywood Hills residences offer modern architectural design along with unmatched views of the city. Private swimming pools are a must, along with luscious interiors and spacious living areas.

      You can also drive along PCH to Malibu, where properties overlooking the ocean make for a summery getaway all year long. Bright, coastal rooms with breezy, open layouts allow you to breathe easy during your pandemic stay. Beverly Hills also offers pristine properties where a private estate can be yours to live a lavish escape.

      Long-Term Stays

      Sometimes an extended change of scenery is all it takes to relax and rejuvenate during the pandemic. A stay of one month or longer gives you time to settle into a new environment with ease. Some travel destinations may require a period of quarantine, which makes a long-term escape ideal for making the most of your experience. Head to Aspen to immerse yourself in a cozy luxury property nestled in nature. The snowy landscapes will place you in a winter wonderland where you can enjoy the peace and serenity of the Colorado Rocky Mountains.

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        Eden Rock St Barths: Experience A Modern Island Oasis

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        Eden Rock St Barths

        Enter into an island paradise at Eden Rock St Barths, a newly-reinvented property filled with luxurious amenities and relaxing island culture. Known for drawing Hollywood glamour to the island in the 1950s and ‘60s, Eden Rock played host to Howard Hughes and Greta Garbo, and was originally owned by Rémy de Haenen–the first pilot to land on St Barths. After completing a two-year renovation in recovery from Hurricane Irma in 2017, the property is now welcoming reservations for guests to experience the new and improved retreat in the Caribbean.




        Welcome

        Arriving to the village of St Jean, whether it be by ferry, private boat charter or private air charter to the Rémy de Haenen Airport, you’ll be swept away by ocean views from the quaint island town. After a short drive you’ll enter Eden Rock, greeted by the award-winning Eden Rock Guestcare team who are ready to assist you in embarking on a world-class, luxury Caribbean getaway.




        Design

        The newly-reimagined design of Eden Rock has brought forth a beautifully-renovated style fit for a St Barths escape. View the variety of artwork and decor throughout the property featuring local artisans, European-sourced antiques and curated pieces in collaboration with various international galleries, including the New York Academy of Art’s Graduate School of Art. The collection of over 400 pieces contribute to an unexpected yet elegant atmosphere filled with vibrance as you peruse the lobby on the way to your suite.




        Luxury Rooms

        The range of luxury experiences at Eden Rock St Barths is endless, and when you walk through the doors of your private, oceanfront domain, you’ll be swept away by comfort and sophistication. The 37 Eden Rock hotel room suites cover four different layouts, each with their own benefits and all providing a sumptuous stay. The Eden Rooms offer a private terrace above the Sand Bar Restaurant, the Plantation Rooms are ground-floor suites with beachside gardens, the Beach Rooms give you an unparalleled shoreline view, and the Rock Rooms sit right above the glimmering sea. Each space is furnished with fine art, libraries and luxury amenities to revitalize your mind, body and soul. Embrace earthy sophistication in your luxury room dotted with natural textures and fabrics to complement the relaxed spirit of St Barths.

        Luxury Villas

        Your St Barths experience can also rise to the next level with a Villa Rental, providing luxury, privacy and exceptional service from the Eden Rock St Barths team. Over 125 properties are available for an elite getaway providing the pampering of a hotel with the seclusion of a private home. Wake up each day to an airy, ocean escape in spaces filled with contemporary decor and cutting edge amenities. As a guest of the Deluxe, Prestige or Ultraluxe Villas, you’ll receive attentive service including a dedicated butler, chef or private driver as needed.

        Surroundings

        Situated on a point overlooking the white sand beaches of St Jean Bay, Eden Rock offers a dazzling, panoramic view of the clear ocean below. Eden Rock Beach is an easy place to relax, with the Eden Rock Beach Team at your service to deliver anything from sunscreen to cocktails while you lounge along the water, or in your own private cabana. Stunning coral reefs are teeming with sea life and are a delight to explore during any clear, sunny day in the Caribbean.

        Dining

        Lovers of food and drink will have plenty of reasons to indulge as Eden Rock St Barths boasts a selection of remarkable restaurants and bars. Remodeled to be even larger than its previous size, the new Sand Bar Restaurant serves up beachy cuisine made from locally-sourced ingredients. You’ll be in for a treat as dishes created by Master Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, known for his work in Michelin-starred restaurants around the world, will please your palate with flavorful tastes and savory spices. From truffle pizza to caramelized foie-gras, you’ll be dazzled with each bite at the oceanside eatery located in the convenience of your own hotel. The brand new Rémy Bar will welcome you to a world of delicious spirits, signature cocktail creations and appetizing bites in a British-colonial-inspired space. Named as a tribute to Eden Rock’s original owner, the beachy, sophisticated outpost will sweep you away with a treat for your senses. The island ambiance will continue to flow through you as you step out into the Eden Rock Beach Bar, located on the exemplary St Jean Beach. The bar’s new redesign encompasses a shaded sundeck with a view of the sparkling blue water. Swim out to the Eden Rock inflatable raft to float on your own buoyant island, or stay on land to enjoy an expertly-prepared cocktail while lounging in the sand.

        Experiences

        In between relaxing on the beach and tasting culinary classics, Eden Rock St Barths offers an array of amenities and experiences to enhance your stay. Dive into an underwater adventure with snorkeling, paddleboards, kayaks and even sea toys available for use at Eden Rock Beach. Ask the Eden Rock Guestcare team to arrange for day and night dives along with scuba courses and deep-sea fishing expeditions. You’ll also get in touch with the ocean with a sailing trip to nearby islands of Shell, Anguilla or Colombier. On land, there are plenty of ways to experience Eden Rock with solo, group and family-friendly activities offered during your getaway. Stay active in mind and body with a yoga or meditation class, or get your heart pumping with an expert personal trainer to guide you through dance, aquatic and fitness courses. After an active morning, the brand new Eden Spa will whisk you away into the lap of luxury with treatments and massages using the local Ligne St Barths natural products, produced exclusively on the island. The yacht theme will complement your lavish experience as knowledgeable experts spoil you with soothing techniques. Request to have your massage beachside and take in the sounds of the ocean waves in the distance.

        Neighborhood

        In your time away from Eden Rock, you’ll be able to discover all that St Barths has to offer. Get to know the 13 miles of land and 14 different beaches, along with with beautiful architecture and French-influenced culture. Explore the town of Gustavia for designer shopping, museums and the popular nightlife locale Le Ti St Barths. Visit the hidden away Colombier Beach for swimming and a picnic. Taste a world-famous burger from historical, charming eatery Paradise Select–a favorite of former St Barths resident Jimmy Buffet. Cool off at the sealife-filled lagoon at Grand-Cul-de-Sac, a natural reserve that’s the perfect spot for an afternoon of paddleboarding or kite surfing. Plan your vacation during the St Barths Music Festival, Mardi Gras or Bastille Day to celebrate alongside the locals during your tropical getaway.

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          A Winter Holiday in Courchevel

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          Winter in Courchevel

          Summer isn’t the only season for travel as winter months bring blankets of snow to the French Alps—one of the most beautiful regions in the world. The Courchevel ski resort holds true to France’s romantic reputation as many flock to enjoy the breathtaking views, fine dining, and world class skiing. If you’re planning to take advantage of the fresh powder this winter, Courchevel could be the perfect destination for your next getaway.




          Luxury Hotels

          At each of Courchevel’s villages, named after the four altitude levels of the resort, you can enjoy the comforts of luxury living. But at the highest altitude, Courchevel 1850, the palatial hotels and Michelin-starred restaurants keep you living the high life. The five-star L’Apogée hotel boasts a chic, trendy ambiance with spacious rooms overlooking views of the valley. The new Barrière Les Neiges Hotel sits on the slope of the Bellecôte mountain, allowing skiers easy access to glide down to the lifts right from the heated outdoor terrace. There are also multiple chalet options like the Shemshak Lodge, which features a pool, steam room, and gym to enhance your stay. Stay at the intimate Cheval Blanc Courchevel to find elegant and inviting suites with ski-in-ski-out access to the slopes.




          Fine Dining

          In between trips down the slopes, you’ll be able to feast on decadent cuisine assembled by world-renowned chefs. At Azimut, you can taste local delicacies by Chef and owner François Mouraux, who creates accessible dishes with upscale quality. One of the resort’s favorites is Le Chabichou, a two-Michelin Star eatery with elegant gourmet dining to complement the traditional décor. To see and be seen, Les Verdons is the place be with its extravagant menu and relaxed, social atmosphere.

          Skiing

          The main attraction of Courchevel is its unparalleled skiing for recreational skiers and experts alike. One of the largest lift-linked places to ski in the world, the Les Trois Vallées has over 170 lifts with Courchevel visitors calling the Saint-Bon valley home during their stay. Travelers get to enjoy the landscapes while coasting the local slopes, like the Courchevel 1300 ski jumping hill built for the 1992 Olympics.




          With the numerous reasons to explore all that Courchevel has to offer, the winter season will be packed with visitors looking to live in the lap of luxury while they embrace the fresh powder. Events like the the impressive International Festival of Pyrotechnic Arts and the 3 Vallées Enduro competition will also draw in hundreds looking for entertainment during their holiday. As the weather in France keeps the snow falling, Courchevel may be the best place to embrace the cold during your next winter vacation.

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            The Top 15 Essential NYC Restaurants

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            Experience NYC Dining

            New York City is filled to the brim with quality places to wine and dine. With a diversity of cultures bringing unique flavors to the restaurant landscape, there are a number of options for where to indulge in a satisfying meal during your time in the city. Your cravings will be satisfied as you experience some of the best NYC restaurants.




            Olmsted

            The fun and fresh menu at Brooklyn neighborhood restaurant Olmsted will make your visit worthwhile with whimsical dishes to enjoy in their back garden for a touch of greenery.




            Alta

            The airy ambiance of Atla comes from the bright and trendy Noho environment filled with healthy Mexican dishes for a casual yet refined dining experience.




            Llama Inn

            Head to Llama Inn to take in their quirky design elements fit for the Williamsburg neighborhood as you dine from the Peruvian-inspired menu of delicious and adventurous bites.

            I Sodi

            For pasta and lasagna that will make your mouth water, I Sodi’s minimalist approach to Italian dining makes the delicious food stand out in this cozy West Village destination.

            Oxomoco

            The wood-fired oven at Oxomoco adds to the vibrant flavors of their Mexican cuisine served up in the rustic yet modern dining room or the pleasantly intimate front patio.

            The Grill

            The landmark Seagram Building has gotten an upgrade with The Grill’s menu of chophouse classics drawing in guests for a lively meal amongst the eye-catching interior.

            Lilia

            A pasta lover’s dream, Lilia is a shining star in Williamsburg for the innovative menu of Italian cuisine in a sophisticated industrial-inspired setting.

            Wildair

            Don’t be fooled by the unassuming wine bar concept—Wildair delivers a small plates dining menu that will surpass expectations from the memorable tartare to the mouth-watering desserts.

            La Vara

            Cobble Hill’s La Vara boasts a Michelin-star rating for its Spanish and Jewish influenced cuisine fit for both traditional palates and adventurous tastes.

            Flora Bar

            After visiting the Met Breuer in the Upper East Side, you’ll have to stop by Flora Bar—a restaurant that oozes cool serving up seafood small plates in an upscale, casual environment.

            Win Son

            With a selection of Taiwanese dishes with an American twist, Win Son is a lively choice for a restaurant that mixes tradition with innovation in its trendy Brooklyn locale.

            Le Coucou

            A restaurant inspired by classic elements of French dining, the warmth of Le Coucou can be felt through its stylish yet comforting décor paired with an extravagant selection of tastes.

            Aldea

            This Michelin-starred destination remains approachable and enjoyable as its Portuguese fare and modern setting impresses guests to return again and again.

            Uncle Boons

            Head to Uncle Boons for a creative menu of flavorful (and often spicy) Northern Thai cuisine with an eclectic environment inspired by vintage Thai artistry.

            The Pool

            The former Four Seasons’ iconic pool dining room has been re-imagined through The Pool—a contemporary spot for lavish seafood plates and an impressive wine list.

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              Top Luxury Hotels in the Maldives for a Tropical Resort Escape

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              Top Luxury Hotels in the Maldives

              One of the most exclusive travel destinations in the world is the Maldives, a nation made up of over 1,000 islands in the Indian Ocean. Known for their sandy white beaches, dreamlike weather and plentiful marine wildlife, the Maldives makes for a one-of-a-kind vacation filled with lavish resorts and five-star service. Book your stay at these tropical properties to explore the top luxury hotels in the Maldives.




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              Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi

              The natural beauty of the Maldives can be experienced from this stunning resort filled with amenities and accommodations to surpass your expectations. Dine at one of the 11 onsite venues and visit the world-class spa for soothing treatments to put you in the mood for island relaxation. The overwater villas make for indulgent habitats where you’ll leave the troubles of home behind.




              St Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort

              Enjoy the Maldives’ beautiful Indian Ocean backdrop from the private terrace of your villa at St Regis Maldives Vommuli. Sandy beaches surround the extravagant property that brings a contemporary spirit to your tropical adventure. Six different dining venues offer something for everyone as you enjoy fine dining, butler service and watersports to round out your trip.




              Four Seasons at Kuda Huraa

              Take a luxury catamaran to this private island resort set on lush terrain and surrounded by endless ocean waves. With unparalleled surf, wild turtles swimming the seas and multiple pools, you’ll never run out of activities to appreciate on this beautiful island. One of the best luxury hotels in the Maldives, a stay at the Four Seasons at Kuda Huraa will make for a vacation to remember.

              Jumeirah Vittaveli Maldives

              The suites and villas at Jumeirah will allow you to disappear into a tropical paradise. You’ll enjoy picturesque views with your own private beach space, or live perched above the ocean with your own infinity pool and waterslide into the seas. Jumeirah’s amenities include yoga sessions, fitness training and spa therapies to revitalize your mind, body and soul.

              One&Only Reethi Rah

              A visit to One&Only Reethi Rah will have you experiencing one of the most luxurious hotels in the Maldives. This resort delivers sophistication and serenity for guests to be whisked away into a dreamlike escape. Spacious villas above the water are spaced out over more than three miles of coastline, making it a secluded favorite for high profile visitors.

              Four Seasons at Landaa Giraavaru

              Four Seasons at Kuda Huraa’s sister property, the Four Seasons at Landaa Giraavaru, is an equally-impressive destination thanks to its lavish villas and sumptuous, beachside amenities. Whether you’re visiting for a romantic getaway or a family vacation, this resort provides excellent service in making sure each guest is given a phenomenal stay.

              Constance Halaveli Maldives

              With dozens of villas in a private island atmosphere, Constance Halaveli provides everything you’ll need for an unforgettable vacation. A plunge pool and terrace in every villa lets you get in touch with the region’s beautiful weather. Numerous onsite restaurants and bars–along with a deluxe spa–create a world of relaxation in a tropical oasis.

              Kanuhura Maldives

              The vibrance of Kanuhura will transport you to a light and airy setting with a picturesque view above the sparkling seas below. Stay in a water villa surrounded by lush gardens where you can dive into the water or take a stroll along the soft sand of the shoreline. Experience playful sophistication at an alluring property filled with adventure.

              Anantara Veli Maldives Resort

              The sparkling clear waters beneath your bungalow will make for an unmatched view with sea life swimming by at this dreamlike resort. Watch the sunset from your room or over dinner with a loved one and create lifelong memories of the unforgettable locale. One of the best resorts in the Maldives, Anantara Veli delivers luxury with a tropical touch during your island escape.

              Cheval Blanc Randheli

              Stroll the serene beaches of this private island resort when you book a villa at Cheval Blanc Randheli, an exclusive destination perfect for a departure into extravagance. The property’s stylish design creates a tranquil environment where guests can discover the calming air of luxury Maldives living.

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                The Most Eye-Catching Spaces for your LA Wedding

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                LA Wedding Venues

                Los Angeles is an unrivaled destination to spend your special day with its perfect weather, lavish surroundings, and numerous resources to cater to your every wedding need. There are plenty of breathtaking hotels ready to help you create a picturesque ceremony and countless hospitality venues for bridal showers, rehearsal dinners and receptions. Walk down the aisle in style at one of these eye-catching spaces for your LA wedding.




                Calamigos Ranch

                Surround yourself with lush landscape in this breathtaking environment. The ceremony and reception can be held in one of their many outdoor garden courtyards for a tranquil event.




                Cielo Farm

                Take in expansive views at this highly sought after space featuring a vineyard and greenery to create the perfect backdrop for your special day.




                City View Penthouse & Skydeck

                Plan your wedding at the South Park Center’s Penthouse for breathtaking views of Downtown Los Angeles from a bird’s eye view. Outdoor seating on the SkyDeck will give your guests a breath of fresh air as they take in the city.




                Four Seasons Los Angeles

                Indulge in a luxury experience at the Four Seasons’ event space that will create an elegant atmosphere for your dream event. Their terraces, balconies and radiant garden make for an unforgettable wedding experience.

                Terranea Resort

                You’ll have unparalleled ocean views if you walk down the aisle at this beautiful destination. With multiple Ballrooms to choose from, this oceanfront resort will make your special day one to remember.

                Saddlerock Ranch

                Surround yourself with greenery at this 1,000 acre locale that shares its home with exotic safari animals. Your guests will be in for a treat with your event doubling as a one-of-a-kind nature experience.

                Hotel Bel-Air

                Excitement awaits as you tie the knot at this luxurious destination hidden in the Hollywood Hills. The peaceful setting fit for a celebration of romance creates a classic atmosphere of airy sophistication.

                The Houdini Estate

                Magic will be in the air when you make the Houdini Mansion your choice for an outdoor event. The private estate formerly home to Harry Houdini lends an element of grandeur to your special day.

                Kimpton La Peer

                Their sophisticated spaces offer a sleek touch to your soiree with modern décor and views of the Hollywood Hills. Bridal showers, rehearsal dinners and the big event can all be held with style at this West Hollywood locale.

                Malibu Rocky Oaks

                This scenic escape gives you breezy, vineyard views as you tie the knot at its spacious Tuscan Villa. At an elevation of 2,000 feet, you’ll feel like royalty perched above the Santa Monica Mountains.

                The Paramour Estate

                Book your special day at this eclectic domain in the artsy Silver Lake hills. Shabby chic meets bohemian in the fully furnished estate perfect for colorful photos and a cozy place to get ready.

                Alexandria Ballrooms

                This historic Downtown event space will put a vintage touch on your wedding with its classic feel and air of sophistication. The spacious ballrooms make for a grand presentation that is sure to ‘wow’ your guests.

                SLS Hotel Beverly Hills

                This luxury hotel might be perfect for your soiree with floor to ceiling drape details and chic décor. Have a gathering on the patio of The Bazaar by Jose Andres for a private airy environment.

                The Athenaeum

                This stately property at the California Institute of Technology boasts elegant Mediterranean-style architecture. Romance is sure to be in the air with the breathtaking atmosphere setting a lavish tone for the event.

                The London West Hollywood

                With a variety of venues featured within the hotel, you’ll have your pick of unforgettable spaces for your special day. From a glamorous ballroom to a private rooftop, your vision will come to life no matter the size or style.

                Triunfo Creek Vineyards

                Escape to this green landscape surrounded by vineyards for a rustic environment perfect for an unforgettable day. The picturesque scenery will make for elegant photos and an idyllic atmosphere.

                Vibiana

                This grand, Downtown event space boasts historical relevance as previously being the Cathedral of St. Vibiana, built in 1878. Your 21st Century event will be sure to impress as the opulent design is unlike any other Los Angeles destination.

                Nobu Malibu

                This beachside location has private rooms for your party to have an intimate experience on the ocean. The world-renowned cuisine will make your experience unforgettable alongside a perfect view of the shore.

                Villa Sancti Malibu

                Nestled in the heart of Malibu, this Tuscany and France-inspired locale creates a picturesque setting for you to walk down the aisle. The ocean views add a touch of enchantment to the lush, landscaped environment.

                The Millwick

                Enter through the garden at this grand event venue. With modern accents and plenty of nooks for your guest to explore, tying the knot at the Millwick will provide something for everyone to enjoy.

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                  Discover the Top 12 Most Luxurious Hotels in Paris

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                  Experience Luxury in Paris

                  A city known for romance, Paris a place filled with elegance and awe-inspiring architectural history. Luxury is a necessity with five-star hotels across the city delivering world-class service, impeccable design and an extravagant place for rest and relaxation. Explore the stunning city with a lavish home away from home at any of these pristine, luxurious hotels in Paris.




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                  The Peninsula Paris

                  Oriented in the center of Paris, this 16th Arrondissement luxury hotel is located near world-famous monuments like the Arc de Triomphe. You’ll stay in one of 200 extravagant rooms with options for unique spaces like the beautiful Rooftop Garden Suite. With six onsite places to wine and dine, along with an expansive swimming pool, you’ll live in the lap of luxury at The Peninsula Paris.




                  Shangri-La Paris

                  With 100 rooms and 37 luxury suites, the European and Asian influences of Shangri-La Paris provide an opulent design for a dreamlike stay. Located on the Avenue d’Iéna, the restored historic building now houses guests with an unparalleled view of the Eiffel Tower, and is one of the few named Palace hotels in Paris.




                  Four Seasons Hotel George V

                  The trendy 8th Arrondissement district is home to this lavish hotel that brings even more luxury and style to the Golden Triangle. From the moment you see their signature striking floral arrangements throughout the lobby, you’ll be swept away by elegance with Renaissance art, sparkling chandeliers and historic, Parisian accents. Three restaurants, sharing five Michelin stars between them, will make your dining experience unforgettable along with sipping wine from their 50,000-bottle cellar. 

                  Le Bristol Paris

                  Almost a century’s worth of history gives Le Bristol Paris the experience to provide warm, personal service to its luxury clientele. The award-winning destination was the first French hotel to be distinguished as a Palace hotel, and lives up to the name through offering a unique stay with artistic events, informative workshops and indulgent amenities.

                  Hotel Le Royal Monceau Raffles Paris

                  This luxury hotel is refined yet whimsical, created with the artistic traveller in mind. An onsite contemporary art gallery displays works alongside the hotel itself featuring unique details like drawings on furnishings, large photographs and mirrored walls. The bright and airy rooms call forth a chic ambiance where guests can revel in Parisian style.

                  Hôtel Ritz Paris

                  After a day of shopping in the 1st Arrondissement, you’ll enter a dreamlike escape at this ornate hotel that was restored to pay tribute to its 19th Century historical significance. Some of its more prominent regular guests now have elements of the hotel named after them, such as the Coco Chanel and F. Scott Fitzgerland prestige suites, along with Bar Hemingway. The extravagant space is museum-like in opulence with a beautiful indoor swimming pool and many bars and restaurants.

                  Mandarin Oriental Paris

                  Recently awarded the official Palace distinction, this exclusive, five-star hotel is one of the most prestigious in Paris for its stunning vibrance and stylish design. With a prime location near the Louvre and some of the city’s best shopping boutiques, the Mandarian Oriental provides a central location for a luxurious Paris stay.

                  Hotel Plaza Athénée

                  A fashion-centric locale makes the Hotel Plaza Athénée a destination that has attracted artists, socialites and designers since its 1913 establishment. The grand display of timeless design along the famous Avenue Montaigne makes for an elegant visual along with attractive art deco-inspired rooms to lounge in luxury.

                  InterContinental Paris le Grand

                  The City of Lights has been graced with the presence of the InterContinental Paris le Grand since its construction in 1862. Guests of today get to travel back in time through witnessing the exquisite architecture and stay in one of 470 rooms with a royal design. Four onsite restaurants offer intimate spaces with menus of French gastronomy that are sure to impress.

                  Sofitel Paris le Faubourg

                  Situated in the stylish 8th Arrondissement, Sofitel Paris le Faubourg is a sophisticated and luxurious place for enjoying the quintessential French art de vivre. Rooms with high ceilings, elegant furnishings and artistic accents draw in guests to a prestigious stay made for a Paris getaway. A charming experience is in store for each guest who arrives to the Sofitel Paris le Faubourg, with the allure of fashion and style throughout the hotel creating a trendy atmosphere.

                  La Réserve Paris

                  This haven of luxury is hidden away from the hustle and bustle of Paris, boasting ultimate privacy with 10 refined suites discreetly tucked away off the  Champs-Elysées. Your own apartment suite provides a home away from home with an attentive butler, simplistic, modern furnishings and a view of the Eiffel Tower. The discreet setting draws guests to this subtly chic, destination perfect for an intimate getaway.

                  Le Meurice

                  Establishing itself as a “living work of art,” the luxury hotel Le Meurice has influenced artists like Salvador Dalí and Andy Warhol, and continues to present itself as a welcome habitat for the artistry of Parisian heritage. Inspired by Versailles, the recently-restored Palace hotel mixes tradition with modernity with period-style furnishings and contemporary touches, surrounded by the Tuileries Garden, the Louvre, and Place de la Concorde.

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                    A Tropical Island Getaway at the Most Luxurious Hotels and Resorts in Bali

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                    Best Hotels & Resorts in Bali

                    The Indonesian island paradise of Bali has long been a traveler’s bucket list destination with pristine beaches, unparalleled hiking, and an overall sense of slow-paced relaxation and luxury. An air of reverence and serenity surround the Hindu island that has attracted visitors from all around the world for decades. Along with breathtaking landscapes, Bali also holds a rich culture that’s just waiting to be explored by guests. With no shortage of luxury villas and suites to enhance your stay, these lavish luxury hotels and resorts in Bali will give an added touch to your next vacation.




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                    Amandari Bali

                    Located in the hills of the northern highlands of Bali is the breathtaking and serene Amandari Bali. Guests travel from all over the world to experience the unrivaled beauty and tranquility of the resort and stay at Amandari’s 31 individual villas and suites, designed in a traditional Balinese style. The wide variety of amenities includes a completely organic and local restaurant menu, a Balinese purification spa ritual, a historic Hindu shrine with a guarding stone tiger, and a 105-foot infinity pool.




                    Viceroy Bali

                    Experience the best that Bali has to offer when you stay at Viceroy Bali Luxury Resort. This luxury hotel and resort serves as the island’s premier provider of romance and luxury, with a uniquely crafted array of experiences that brings the timeless traditions and cultures of Bali right to guests. Set out on an adventure-filled tour of the Balinese countryside, or sit poolside and catch a tan. The options are truly endless at Viceroy Bali.




                    Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan

                    The Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan dots along the verdant hills that surround the arts capital of Ubud. Connected by suspended walkways, the guest villas create the illusion of being suspended above the trees of the forest below and allow for some of the best views of the Balinese countryside that one will be able to find when visiting the island paradise. When visiting the Four Seasons at Sayan, enjoy complimentary yoga classes and a 106-foot Skytop pool that allows for ultimate relaxation and leisure.

                    Bulgari Resort Bali

                    Traditional Balinese design and Italian high style blend together perfectly at the Bulgari Resort Bali. Set 500 feet atop a cliff overlooking the Indian ocean, the resort pays homage to Bali’s tranquil respect of nature while at the same time maintaining an ultra-exclusive but welcoming and warm atmosphere. Many of the 59 rooms are one-bedroom of 1,000 square feet with a private, walled garden and plunge pool.

                    COMO Shambhala Estate

                    This serene wellness center focuses on a slow and holistic pace for guests to ensure ultimate relaxation. Guests from all around come to strengthen their bodies and minds and absorb the tranquility that Balinese culture and nature have to offer. Located near Ubud in the mystic jungle near the sacred Ayung River, the 36 rooms, including villas and suites, are the height of luxury and relaxation.

                    The St. Regis Bali Resort

                    Along the panoramic beach of Nusa Dua lies The St. Regis Bali Resort that embodies the essence of ‘barefoot elegance’. Both high-class sophistication and relaxation can be found within the resort’s traditionally styled Balinese villas and suites, which include amenities such as an award-winning spa, expertly led beach yoga, and pool and lagoon complex.

                    AYANA Resort and Spa

                    With locations all around Bali, AYANA Resort and Spa caters to guests no matter where they prefer to vacation on the island. Every location is expertly crafted and designed to make sure guests receive only the very best treatment when visiting the island paradise, and include amenities such as luxury restaurants, infinity pools that overlook Bali’s lush green forests, and even daily boat tours and leisure cruises.

                    Fairmont Sanur Beach Bali

                    A stone-lined lagoon built around a historic Hindu shrine serves as the centerpiece for the immaculate Fairmont Sanur Beach Bali resort that brings the true essence of Balinese living to all that visit. Guest villas are decorated with breathtaking Balinese teakwood and silk brocade, with bathrooms that closely resemble personal spas. Multiple restaurants, a beach with wifi, and a dazzling 164-foot pool can all be enjoyed by guests staying at the Fairmont Sanur.

                    The Oberoi Beach Resort Bali

                    This tranquil surfside escape lies within close proximity to Seminyak Beach, a world-renowned surf spot. Along with surfing, guests also enjoy snorkeling and scuba diving. The resort, designed after a traditional Balinese village, includes 14 luxury villas set among tropical gardens and stone walkways. With the beautiful scenery also comes a full-time wait staff that can deliver a menu of second-to-none pan-Asian cuisine right to your room.

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