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Romantic Vacation Ideas Come Alive at Jumeriah's Burj Al Arab

May 31, 2012  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Jumeirah's Burj Al Arab has recently put its focus into giving couples the ultimate getaway, with the launch of a brand new website showcasing romantic vacation ideas to inspire them when traveling to Dubai.... Read More

Riviera Sets Sail as Oceania Cruises Newest Luxury Liner

May 31, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Oceana Cruises added another luxury cruise liner to its fleet with Riviera. The 1,250-guest ship set sail on its maiden voyage earlier this month from Venice to Athens on her 10-day Pearls of the Aegean excursion.... Read More

The St. Regis Monarch Beach Offers A Glamorous California Experience

May 23, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The St. Regis Monarch Beach offers every possible indulgence you could imagine from a luxury hotel and then some. Located near the shores of the Pacific Ocean in beautiful Dana Point, California, The St. Regis Monarch Beach.... Read More

Silversea Cruises' Silver Spirit Spa Named #1 by Conde Nast Traveler

May 22, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Of all the luxury spas aboard cruise ships sailing around the world, the spa on Silversea’s Silver Spirit was voted #1 by readers of Condé Nast Traveler in their U.S. edition’s 2012 Spa Poll.... Read More

A 17th Century Style Oasis at Ecuador's Hacienda Cusin

May 21, 2012  |   Contributor: Janice Nieder

After an exhilarating but exhausting afternoon power shopping my way through the famed Otavalo handicraft market, I couldn't wait to hop a cab for the 10 minute ride back to my “oasis of calm,” the Hacienda Cusin. This restored 400-year-old Ecuadorian estate lies in an enchanted hodge-podge garden setting filled with a riotous display of color from the bauble-bright bougainvillea, roses and orchids, and painted, story-telling murals.... Read More

Westlake Village Inn Brings a Napa Vibe to Southern California

May 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Elise Edwards

Sipping a glass of Cabernet at a vineyard surrounded by mountains and bathed in the sounds of running water is an experience most equate with California’s wine country. Fortunately, a slice of Napa Valley can now be found in Westlake Village, a city 38 miles west of downtown Los Angeles. While in the past the suburb has not been known as a typical vacation spot, the introduction of The Four Seasons and the evolution of the Westlake Village Inn is about to change that reputation.... Read More

Top Chefs Pair With Le Cirque to Refine Cruise Ship Dining

May 14, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Cruise lines have long been celebrated for their all-encompassing entertainment opportunities. However, it is not only the luxury travel packages they offer, the exotic destinations they reach, or the stately suites and glamorous on-board shows that make for a well-rounded adventure. A large part of the pleasure taken from a cruise, or any vacation for that matter, is the culinary experience.... Read More

Zambezi Queen Safari Cruise Offers Wild, African Adventure

May 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

The Zambezi Queen from AmaWaterways is a luxury boat designed with specifications that make it perfect for cruising on the Chobe River in Botswana, Africa. This area of the country is the place to see regional wildlife and inspiring landscapes. The Zambezi Queen can hold 28 passengers, providing stately rooms and suites with luxury amenities.... Read More

Five-Star Marrakech Hotel an Exotic, Urban Oasis

May 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

We wind our way around one of the frenetic souks in Marrakech, sun rays beating down on our faces and traders in all directions wanting to tempt us into perusing their wares. My husband and I trek on, past the veiled women selling their henna designs, past the autumnal hued spices, and past the stalls bursting with magnificently decorated plates, glasses and teapots.... Read More

La Monnaie Art & Spa Hotel | An Art Lover's Escape in France

May 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

La Monnaie Art & Spa Hotel couldn’t be in a much better location for those wishing to soak up the picturesque, French Atlantic coastal town, La Rochelle. The recently-renovated centuries-old hotel, a former Royal mint in medieval days, lies along a narrow cobblestone street, just 200 yards from the town’s quaint horseshoe-shaped harbor and the many boats bobbing in its waters.... Read More

Indulgence for the Modern Traveler at Hotel Mira Hong Kong

May 2, 2012  |   Contributor: Janice Nieder

For a stylish new hipster hotel, The Mira is surprisingly intimate, comfortable and user friendly. Fresh and smooth after a recent $65 million transformation, Tsimshatsui’s newest luxury lifestyle property is sporting the latest tech-savvy features, a variety of award-winning restaurants, and superb 18,000-square-foot spa and wellness center complete with a 25-meter indoor infinity-edge swimming pool.... Read More

 
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