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Hong Kong's Island Shangri-La

Dec 30, 2009  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Luxury Hotels: The Island Shangri-La is indeed a little island of respite in Hong Kong’s metropolitan mayhem. A master of Hong Kong hospitality and size with grace, the Island boasts 531 spacious guest rooms and 34 suites.... Read More

Southern Escape at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa

Dec 29, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Hotel Review: After a $10 million renovation, the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa is poised to make itself one of the leading luxury and green-minded resorts in the New Year.... Read More

Miraval Resort Arizona: A Unique, Desert Retreat

Dec 25, 2009  |   Contributor: Christina Stewart

Luxury Resorts: Amidst 400 acres of Sonoran Desert and against a backdrop of imposing Catalina Mountains lays an enchanting oasis known as Miraval Resort.... Read More

Resort & Spa Reviews, Hong Kong: Heights of Delights

Dec 9, 2009  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Resorts & Spas: Amid a jungle of overgrown skyscrapers and a sea of serious money moguls, a bounty of luxurious hotels, restaurants and spas have cropped up in cosmopolitan Hong Kong.... Read More

A Grand time in Beijing-The Grand Hyatt Beijing

Dec 8, 2009  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Hotel Review: In a packed and disjointed city, a hotel that makes itself a regal retreat is a must on my list.... Read More

Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel: One of the Finest Resorts in the World

Dec 7, 2009  |   Contributor: Courtney Driver  |  1 Comment

Resort Review: Luxury travel is exactly what it sounds like. Lavish amenities, superior service, fine dining and uninhibited relaxation. There are a great many luxury hotels and resorts around the world and very few live up to the standards that we have all come to expect. So, it is quite a rarity that a property rises above the rest; the Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel does exactly that. Nestled into Southern California’s bluffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean, sits the The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel. Recently renovated, the property is beautiful and serene; an ideal place for a beach vacation. In fact, the beach was the inspiration behind the new décor adorning the resort, a departu... Read More

Spa Lux: An award-winning spa

Nov 25, 2009  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Day Spas: Spa Lux is a new business that is off to a great start. The one-year-old luxury day spa in Tulsa, Okla., was named among the Top 25 American Hot Spots by Travel + Leisure magazine. The commendation is the second such achievement a... Read More

The Most Luxurious Properties in the World: Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts

Nov 24, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Resorts: Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts are different from other chains of luxury hotels, because they recognize the uniqueness of each guest and promise a special experience designed for each visitor.... Read More

Riviera Resort and Spa in Palm Springs

Nov 19, 2009  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Luxury Hotels: Historical is the new sexy in the hotel biz. I’ve been investigating a few properties of late-the Andaz in West Hollywood, the Peninsula in Beverly Hills, the Island Hotel in Newport Beach-none of which have been torn down, but inst... Read More

St. Regis Deer Crest Resort, Park City Set to Open Fall 2009

Nov 5, 2009  |   Contributor: Christina Stewart  |  1 Comment

Luxury Ski Resorts: Perched high above the snowcapped Wasatch Mountains, the St. Regis Deer Crest Resort is slated to become the first luxury ski-in, ski-out resort to open in Utah.... Read More

The St. Regis Aspen Resort: Luxurious Ski Getaway

Oct 28, 2009  |   Contributor: Christina Stewart

Luxury Ski Resorts: With the majestic Rocky Mountains as a backdrop, the St. Regis Aspen Resort is the ideal destination for anyone looking for a luxurious five-star ski getaway.... Read More

Hyatt Resorts Offers Family-Friendly Perks & Programs

Oct 20, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Resorts: With 42 Hyatt Resorts around the world, each property offers a unique experience inspired by its cultural surroundings. Décor, spa experiences and cuisine offerings give each guest, whether traveling as family, couple or on business... Read More

Auberge Resorts: Unique & Exclusive Properties

Oct 20, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Resorts: Beginning as a small California-French restaurant by Claude Rouas in the early 1980s, Auberge resorts has expanded to become a fleet of exclusive hotels, resorts and private clubs in select locations around the world.... Read More

Luxuriate at Connecticut's Mayflower Inn Spa

Oct 6, 2009  |   Contributor: Debbi & William D. Kickham, Esq.

Luxury Spas: The first tip you get that you're somewhere special is right at the spa's entrance, when you are asked to take off your shoes and put on sandals in order to enter. It is a glorious 20,000-sq-ft. edifice, filled with light, outfitted al... Read More

The Spa at Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel: A True Luxury Experience

Oct 5, 2009

Luxury Spa Review: A day at the spa is often a luxury we overlook or consider ourselves too busy for. However, the spa at the The Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel it is a rare delight you cannot pass up. As you turn into the driveway of One Ritz-Carlton Drive, you feel as if you have left reality and entered into a glamorous and serene oasis. The hotel is situated on a 150- foot bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, giving the oversize bay windows lining the hallways of the lobby a 180-degree view. Every window presents delightful views of deep blue water framed by rugged cliffs and sandy beach. Having lived in France for a few years and traveled all through the southern regions,... Read More

Award-winning Historic Greenbrier Golf Resort & Spa

Oct 1, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

Located on 6,500-acres of lush landscape in West Virginia's Allegheny Mountains, The Greenbrier award-winning resort has been offering a welcoming home to its guests since 1778.... Read More

St. Regis Monarch Beach: Luxury Resort on the West Coast

Sep 27, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Whether you are looking to get away for a weekend, or are planning an exciting family vacation, the St. Regis Monarch Beach in Southern California does what a St. Regis does best: offer you and your family the best of all worlds.... Read More

Family Fun at Ocean Edge Resort & Spa

Sep 25, 2009  |   Contributor: Debbi & William D. Kickham, Esq.  |  1 Comment

Luxury Resorts: Family-friendly. That's one of the best ways to describe Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club, which occupies 429 pine-scented acres on a majestic bluff overlooking Cape Cod Bay in Brewster, Mass.... Read More

Damai Lovina Resort: A Northern Bali Retreat

Sep 18, 2009  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Luxury Resorts: When traveling to Bali, a stop in North Bali at the Damai Lovina resort is a must. The recently rejuvenated luxury resort caters to an exclusive kind of guest, one who appreciates the finer things in life, whether it is a gourmet or... Read More

Courchevel Luxury Resort, French Alps: Ski in Royal Style

Sep 15, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Courchevel in the French Alps, home to both some of the world's best skiing and its most expensive real estate,... Read More

Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa: A Phoenix Landmark

Sep 14, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Resorts: Favorite of celebrities and US presidents throughout its history, the "Jewel of the Desert," also known as the Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa, offers sprawling grounds and countless ways to enjoy yourself in one of the most extrava... Read More

Wequassett Resort and Golf Club, Cape Cod

Sep 10, 2009  |   Contributor: Debbi & William D. Kickham, Esq.

Where Little Things Mean A Lot: Let us tell you about Lloyd, the wonderful bellman at the Wequassett Resort and Golf Club. We had met Lloy... Read More

Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynold's Plantation Resort, Atlanta

Aug 31, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Resorts: Perfection, as a general rule, is often more a state of mind than a state of being. The lavish Ritz-Carlton Lodge At Reynol... Read More

Surf & Sand Laguna Beach: Perfect Oceanfront Getaway

Aug 21, 2009  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Surf & Sand Resort in Laguna Beach, California has been providing guests with the perfect getaway for over 60 years. The luxury resort located in desirable Laguna Beach has everything guests could want to enjoy a quiet getaway, whether the forecast ca... Read More

Rejuvenate at The Resort at Pelican Hill

Aug 19, 2009  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

The coastal area between San Diego and Los Angeles has slowly sprouted a collection of 5 star and 5 diamond resorts: The St. Regis at Monarch Beach, the Lodge At Torrey Pines in La Jolla, and the Ritz-Carlton in Laguna Niguel, just to name a few. Adding to this exquisite list of properties is perhaps the best addition yet: The Resort at Pelican Hill.... Read More

Experience Hawaiian Luxury at Aston Waikiki

Aug 18, 2009  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

For over 25 years, Aston Waikiki Beach Tower has been providing the perfect combination of condominium living and exclusive hotel-quality service. Located just steps away from Waikiki Beach, the Aston Waikiki Beach Tower provides guests of the luxury reso... Read More

The Luxe List: Casa Dorada Los Cabos Resort & Spa

Aug 14, 2009  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern  |  1 Comment

Sprawled along five full acres of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico's Medando Beach, the region's most idyllic stretch of coastline lies Casa Dorada Los Cabos...... Read More

The Luxe List: Invigorate Your Senses at YHI Spa Cabo San Lucas

Aug 14, 2009  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

Within the entirely renovated ME by Meliá resort, ostensibly Cabo San Lucas' hippest and hottest urban resort where the fabulous come to stay and play, is YHI Spa...... Read More

Maine's Sebasco Harbor Resort

Aug 6, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Located on more than 550 acres on the coast of Maine in Casco Bay, Sebasco Harbor Resort this year celebrates its 80th anniversary.... Read More

The Spa at Broadmoor

Jul 1, 2009  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

The Spa at Broadmoor- a five diamond, five star resort enveloping 3,000 acres in the pristine foothills of Colorado Springs.... Read More

Terranea Resort in Palos Verdes, California Opens in June

Jun 28, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

This June, California celebrates the opening of its newest, highly anticipated luxury resort retreat. The Terranea Resort, poised at the southwestern tip of the Palos Verdes Peninsula, is giving guests a new look at the Pacific Ocean from one of the finest oceanfront resorts ever created on the coast.... Read More

Luxury Destination with Luxury Spa Offerings

Jun 26, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Spas: Vacation - n. a period of time devoted to pleasure, rest, or relaxation. When planning your next vacation, consider destinations with world-class spa offerings like PUNTACANA Resort & Club. Punta Cana offers you a vacation... Read More

Awaken: The Lodge At Woodloch

Jun 11, 2009  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary

When the stresses of everyday life feel even more burdensome than usual and routine seems more rut, you know it's time to take a vacation. Massages, facials, poolside lounging, perhaps a spa getaway is in order.... Read More

The Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa Invites You to Southern California

May 22, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Ten years in the making and only five years old today, the Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa is celebrating being only half a decade old and already seeing immense success, such as the AAA Four Diamond award and the status of one of the "Hottest New Hotels of the World."... Read More

Cappadocia Cave Resort & SPA Steps Up

May 13, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

As Turkey becomes one of the world's premiere destinations, Cappadocia Cave Resort & SPA steps up to offer quality service and luxurious accommodations.... Read More

Gaylord Opryland Resort: Nashville's Finest

May 5, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Whether you come for business or for pleasure, the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville is sure to provide a lasting impression.... Read More

Green Romance: Plant a Tree & Symbolize Your Love

Apr 30, 2009  |   Contributor: Gabriele Sappok-Klink

Sun City has developed a new initiative to protect the environment while providing romantic couples with a unique opportunity to celebrate their honeymoon or anniversary.... Read More

M Resort Las Vegas Leads the Way in Luxury

Apr 29, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The World-Class M Resort in Las Vegas is set to redefine style and service in all its luxurious features.... Read More

Perfect Privacy: Musha Cay and the Islands of Copperfield Bay

Apr 27, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Can you get more exclusive than a private island, outfitted with houses flanked by their own individual beaches?... Read More

Eco-Spa at Loews Santa Monica

Apr 17, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Eco-conscious fitness buffs can rejoice, Ocean Spa & Fitness, is now open at the luxurious Loews Santa Monica hotel.... Read More

St. Regis Bora Bora: A Trip to Remember

Apr 16, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The St. Regis Bora Bora is the perfect amalgamation of five-star accommodations, world-class service, exhilarating activities and tantalizing meals.... Read More

The Luxe List: Brazilian Bliss at Ponta dos Ganchos

Apr 13, 2009  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

If you are contemplating the idea of an exotic getaway, Ponta dos Ganchos in Florianopolis, Brazil, located on the Southern coast, offers both exclusivity and intimacy along with some local-area flair.... Read More

Cal-a-Vie: A French Inspired Indulgence

Apr 2, 2009  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Who knew a little portrait of Provence, France, exists right in the middle of San Diego County.... Read More

Waterful Watsu

Mar 4, 2009  |   Contributor: Ruth Mitchell  |  3 Comments

There is no environment where water is more prized. I speak of the desert of course.... Read More

I-Spa at the Intercontinental SF

Mar 2, 2009  |   Contributor: Vicki Yang

Luxury Spas: I-Spa, the in-house spa and fitness center attached to San Francisco's Intercontinental Hotel, has managed to avoid the pitfalls which often plague hotel spas and is well on its way to establishing itself as a legitimate... Read More

New White Elephant Hotel Residences on Nantucket

Feb 25, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Spas: Nantucket is home to an array of luxurious accommodations, including the White Elephant Hotel. Open since the 1920's, the White Elephant Hotel has recently expanded to include 25 brand new Hotel Residences, set to open... Read More

Canyon Ranch Spa at the Venetian

Feb 11, 2009  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Luxury Spas: Larger than life-that's the vibe of Vegas.  On my last trip to Sin City, life felt beyond grand at the newly renovated Canyon Ranch Spa at the Venetian and Palazzo Hotel.  Nestled between the hotels, a few... Read More

Zoetry™ Wellness & Spa Resort

Feb 2, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

Luxury Spas: Indulge in Zoëtry™ Wellness & Spa Resorts, the world's highest level luxury spa experience at Zoëtry™ Paraiso de la Bonita Riviera Maya, located just 12 miles (15 min) south of Cancun's International Airport.... Read More

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