Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Villa Yin, Thailand

Enter Villa Yin and discover the treasures of one of Phuket’s true luxury rental gems. This palatial work of art mixes elements of classic Thai architecture and a dazzling collection of contemporary art with an ultra–luxury design approach.
Pamper your soul in seclusion and privacy at Villa Yin. Situated on Kamala headland’s water edge, this spectacular half-acre site overlooks the breathtaking turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea and features a unique private stairwell to a natural, shallow swimming enclave in the sea below.

Delight in the villa’s indoor-outdoor tropical living plan which showcases four elegant bedrooms and a 18-meter marble pool that wraps around expansive entertaining platforms along the island’s most prestigious west coast location. Villa Yin is an ideal luxury retreat for families and private and corporate groups.

Visit Villa Yin

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Tahéima Wellness Resort & Spa, Mexico

Tahéima Wellness Resort and Spa is nestled on the Mexican Riviera Nayarit just a 10-minute drive from the airport. Tahéima guests can view the Sierra Madre mountains cresting to the east with the world class golf course below and slip into the warm waters of the Pacific just a short stroll away. 

Tahéima Wellness Resort and Spa offers luxury accommodations set in a tropical lagoon, a state-of-the-art fitness center, an array of spa treatment options, over 25 different daily classes for body and mind such as Yoga, TaiChi, Pilates, and pottery, as well as holistic practices including Labyrinth Meditation, Chi Gong, Temazcal and more. Gourmet dining is courtesy of master chef Gerárd Dupont, president of l'Académie Culinaire de France.

Monday, November 28, 2011

Aston Bali Resort & Spa

Located in the exclusive enclave of Nusa Dua on one of the most stunning private beaches of Benoa Peninsula, the Aston Bali Resort & Spa offers a combination of traditional Balinese hospitality and casual elegance. Only 20 minutes away from the airport, Aston Bali Resort & Spa is the ideal retreat to relax.

The hotel, built in a Balinese contemporary style, offers 187 newly refurbished and fully equipped rooms and suites. Ideal for honeymooners and discerning travelers who seek a carefree escape.  

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Old Bahama Bay Resort, Bahamas

Old Bahama Bay is the ultimate Bahamas holiday, offering tranquility, relaxation and pampered service. Combining Bahamian charm and luxury, Old Bahama Bay is an all suite resort with 73 spacious beachfront suites and a 72 slip port of entry marina. 

Activities at Old Bahama Bay include massage services, bicycles, some of the region's finest fishing, snorkeling and boating. This boutique oceanfront resort is the ideal setting for a romantic honeymoon, a short getaway or family vacation.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Angsana Ihuru, Maldives

Enjoy the surreal view of miles and miles of turquoise waters. Venture into the ocean and watch dazzling marine life. Take a break from civilisation and live on an uninhabited island for the day. Wake up to a sensory experience, every day at Angsana Ihuru.
Angsana Ihuru will bring out the romantic in you. The resort, located on the Ihuru island in North Malé Atoll, is 20 minutes by speedboat from Malé. Romance is always in the air when you have the privilege of seclusion and privacy.
Treat your ‘special one’ with a dash of adventure. Discover the house reef or explore an uninhabited island. Learn the fine art of Maldivian cooking from the master chefs or get a relaxing massage at the award-winning Angsana Spa. 

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Rumours Luxury Villas & Spa, Cook Islands

Let the pressure of today's fast paced world just drift away and enjoy world class luxury private beachfront and beachside villa accommodation when you stay at Rumours Luxury Villas & Spa. Offering very exclusive private luxury villas in the Cook Islands, all with private pools and most spa pools, along with many other included luxuries that other resorts and hotels don’t offer as standard. Surround yourself with a standard of exclusiveness for romantic tropical vacations and luxury honeymoon vacation packages which will refresh you, soothe your soul and stay etched in your memory long after you leave Rarotonga. 

Monday, November 21, 2011

Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia

Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef is an exclusive safari camp hidden in the white sand dunes of Western Australia’s Cape Range National Park. Nine spacious wilderness tents are just metres from the water’s edge and the world’s greatest fringing coastal coral reef. 

Sal Salis accommodation and hosting style exudes ‘Wild Bush Luxury’ and Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef guides deliver an extraordinary insight to one of Australia’s best kept natural secrets – Ningaloo Reef. Sal Salis’s ecological principles also ensure that your stay generates a minimal environmental footprint.

In keeping with the philosophy of ‘Wild Bush Luxury’, the focus of your stay at Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef is the wilderness around you and its marine and land inhabitants. Your accommodation is designed to expose you to the sights and sounds outside your tent. There are also key comforts including: a supremely comfortable bed, 100% cotton linen (500 threadcount), a choice of pillows, soft bathtowels, an en suite bathroom, delicious food and great hosting.

The main camp building is raised above the sand and coastal scrub with views out to the reef and breakers beyond. Dinner is hosted against a back-drop of rich orange sunsets over the Indian Ocean and in the cool of the evening kangaroos and wallaroos appear from the bush for their evening graze. 

Friday, November 18, 2011

The Muri Beach Club Hotel

The Muri Beach Club Hotel enjoys an enviable location on the very best stretch of beach on Muri Lagoon. Beachfront rooms have stunning views over the lagoon and the small off-shore islands (motu). This perfect getaway retreat is privately owned and operated with relaxation, privacy and guest satisfaction as its mission objective.

The amenities at Muri Beach Club Hotel are designed to pamper! The Fine Dining Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner specialising in Pacific Rim Cuisine. Other amenities include the exclusive Lagoon Lounge, large central swimming pool, spa, personalised wedding and honeymoon co-ordinator, business centre, shopping including Polynesian jewelery and resort wear, aqua-centre, tour desk, rental vehicles and 24 hour Reception ensure every need is catered for.

Boutique in style and service, the Muri Beach Club Hotel welcomes you to experience the real rhythm of Rarotonga… in absolute chic sophistication.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

The Luang Say Residence, Laos

Boasting 24 exquisitely appointed luxury suites, The Luang Say Residence extends through 6 stand alone pavillions and offers a contemporary reflection of life in the French colonial era.

The rooms in The Luang Say Residence feature wood furnishings, regal designs and decorations that truly reflect the rational designs of romantic colonial France. Each of the suites boasts ample living space and views from the private terraces and exterior lounges. The Pioneer Suites offer bathrooms that open into beautiful gardens while the Explorateur Suite features oversized, egg shelled lacquer bathtubs, walk-in showers and double vanity units.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Honeymoon Hot List

To make picking your honeymoon destination, Holidays For Couples has released the Honeymoon Hot List featuring 20 of the best resorts around the world. Be sure to visit the website to see more about each destination.

1. Alila Villas Hadahaa, Maldives  
2. UXUA Casa Hotel, Brazil
3. Anantara Phuket Resort & Spa, Phuket, Thailand
5. Six Senses Destination Spa, Phuket, Thailand
6. Amantaka, Laos
8. Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa, Blue Mountains, Australia
9. Misibis Bay Raintree, Philippines  
10. Cooper Square Hotel, New York City
12. Atlantis, Dubai
13. Wynn Encore Hotel, Las Vegas
16. Sal Salis, Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia
17. Amala, Bali
18. Rumours of Escape, Cook Islands
19. Princess d’Annam, Vietnam
20. Buddha Bar Hotel, Prague, Czech Republic

Monday, November 14, 2011

Mount Cinnamon, Grenada

Mount Cinnamon Resort offers guests a relaxed and friendly Caribbean experience. The 21 spacious villas and luxury apartments feature bright, fun, modern, chic décor. Savvy's Restaurant offers some of Grenada's finest cuisine, accompanied by stunning panoramic views of the crystal clear waters of Grand Anse Beach, mountains and the charming and picturesque town of St. George. 

Friday, November 11, 2011

Grand Hotel Villa Medici, Florence

Grand Hotel Villa Medici is ahistorical residence located in the centre of Florence at walking distance from all major art sites and shopping locations. With the train station around 500 metres away and on-site parking available, you can easily explore the many sights of this magnificent city on foot. 

The Grand Hotel Villa Medici offers a welcoming environment where the high-quality service meets the elegance of the interior furnishings. The 100 rooms and suites mean you can choose just how you want to enjoy your stay. The rooms on the top floor, which have private terraces, overlook the enchanting cityscape, while the Penthouse Suite offers a large terrace with a Jacuzzi pool and breathtaking views.  

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Karon Phunaka Resort & Spa, Thailand

Perched on the cliff of Naka over the vibrant Phuket, Karon Phunaka Resort & Spa offers a luxurious and quality accommodation with stunning views of the city, tropical forest and the blue Andaman Sea. The 8 villa-style buildings are given modern and decent tropical design to complement its natural surroundings and distinguish itself from other tradition accommodations.  

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat

Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat is designed to seamlessly combine the three key ingredients of the perfect romantic getaway, privacy, comfort and luxury, within a stunning natural location. 

Located in the Tweed Valley between Byron Bay and the Gold Coast hinterland, Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat comprises just 10 private architect-designed luxury bungalows. Set on 250 acres at the end of a peaceful valley, the Retreat is bordered on three sides by World Heritage National Park, assuring true peace and privacy. 

For a honeymoon, romantic getaway, birthday or anniversary Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat is the ideal relaxing getaway. Stroll along stunning fern-lined gullies, under giant strangler figs and 400-year-old rainforest trees. Lie in a hammock over a bubbling rainforest brook of pure, crystal-clear mountain water. 

At your bungalow, enjoy freshly prepared, delicious gourmet food that has been quietly delivered to you, relax with a DVD from the extensive library and then snuggle up for the night with your loved one in exotic luxury. 

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Omni Puerto Aventuras Resort, Mexico

Nestled on the Puerto Aventuras Caribbean coastline, a luxury yachting community in the heart of the Mayan Riviera, is the Omni Puerto Aventuras Resort. These villas and luxury condominiums were built using native materials to reflect their natural surroundings.

At the Omni Puerto Aventuras Resort, you can stretch out in one of 30 oversized boutique style guest rooms all furnished with local décor. You'll indulge in creature comforts beyond your expectations, such as a private Jacuzzi and a balcony with hammock. 

Monday, November 7, 2011

Chateau St. Philippe, France

Built as a priory in 1032 by Benedictine monks, Chateau St. Philippe was transformed by a 19th-century baron into his noble home. Today Chateau St. Philippe is the ideal place to enjoy the quintessential French lifestyle.

Explore local bakeries, cheese shops, and open-air markets that typify French living. Excellent shopping and restaurant opportunities can be found in the surrounding towns and villages.

Take in the spectacular views of the Alps, Mt. Blanc and the iridescent glow of the setting sun while enjoying aperitifs on the terrace. Children find themselves playing outside or exploring the grounds. 

Each of the spacious en suite bedrooms have distinct style, combining antique charm with modern comfort. All rooms have a magnificent view, most provide a seating area and some have fireplaces and restored hardwood floors enriched with imported rugs.

Friday, November 4, 2011

Little Good Harbour, Barbados


Just minutes north of Port St Charles, this charming cluster of cottages, nestled around two swimming pools and lush gardens, epitomises the best of Caribbean architecture. Located in the tranquil little fishing community of Shermans, Little Good Harbour's luxury guest cottages impart the unique individuality of one of the last family-run ocean front hotels on the fashionable west coast of Barbados. 

Little Good Harbour has 10 one bedroom and 3 two bedroom garden cottages along with 6 three bedroom Vineyard suites which are ideal for families looking for their own private villa. The old seaside Fort which now houses the Fish Pot restaurant, also houses the stunning two and three bedroom Fort suites with their breathtaking views of the Caribbean sea.

Visit Little Good Harbour