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Adventure Travel Into Grizzly Bear Territory: Sonora Resort Canada

Jan 30, 2013  |   Contributor: Cynthia Dial

Even my arrival was exclusive. Less than an hour after jetting into Vancouver’s International Airport, I was helicopter-bound for Relais & Chateaux’s all-inclusive Sonora Resort. Located on one of British Columbia’s outer islands, there’s no highway, no railroad, and no ferry service, so guests come by float plane or helicopter to the eponymous luxury resort.... Read More

Five-Star Bahamas Speed Week Retreat at The Cove Atlantis

Jan 28, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

The second annual Bahamas Speed Week Revival, which took place recently on Nassau Paradise Island, was a smashing success, ensuring a glorious future for the glamorous event. Legendary British racing driver Sir Stirling Moss presided over the week-long series of competitions, festivities and scenic drives for which $100 million worth of Ferraris, Jaguars, Aston Martins and more were shipped in.... Read More

There's Snow in Stowe! Vermont's Powdery Mountains Welcome Ski Lovers

Jan 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

This may come as a surprise to you, but January of 2013 is turning out to have some fairly unpredictable weather. But as low temperatures drive LA to near-panic and a bone-chilling, drizzly haze overtakes New York, the luxury ski resorts of the Northeast are happily open for business. Always an early-season go-to for East Coast snow bunnies, Stowe Mountain Resort opened in mid-November for 2012-2013, saw heavy snows in December, and currently has 300 acres open for skiing.... Read More

The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort Seduces Guests with Miami Beach Elegance

Jan 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort, Miami Beach offers oceanfront elegance in an exclusive resort atmosphere matched with high South Beach energy. The property offers various luxury amenities and activities for guests such as two tropical pools, white sand beaches, Remède Spa and The St. Regis Children’s Club for families. It is also home to international star, Jean-Georges' world-class cuisine at J&G Grill.... Read More

See Why The Resort at Pelican Hill Was Named #1 Resort in the U.S.

Jan 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

It didn't take long for The Resort at Pelican Hill to become a dominant leader in the luxury resort space. Just four years old, The Resort already boasts dozens of elite accolades ranging from the Robb Report's World's Top 100 Resorts to Conde Nast Traveler's #1 U.S. Resort in 2011.... Read More

Romance Awaits High Atop the California Coast at Big Sur's Post Ranch Inn

Jan 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Suzanne Aaronson

I have been reading and hearing about—and wanting to visit—Post Ranch Inn for at least 10 years! For whatever reason, a stay there never fell into place until our last trip over New Year’s. Suffice it to say, upfront and center, it is for very good reason that this Big Sur property is known to be one of the very best in the world. It certainly is. Period. If time allows, stay for minimum three days. According to Business Insider, it is one of the USA’s most expensive places to stay and worth every penny.... Read More

Cuddle Up With a Helicopter at Connecticut's Winvian Luxury Cottages

Jan 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Julie Hatfield

Have you ever slept with a helicopter? You can, if you wish, at Winvian, the luxury lodging in Connecticut’s Litchfield Hills that offers a whimsical group of 18 cottages scattered throughout 113 acres of meadow and woodland, each with a different theme. “Helicopter” is a cottage with an honest-to-goodness fully-restored King Pelican—a genuine U.S. Coast Guard Sikorsky helicopter inside it; even the rotor blades are embedded in the ceiling and walls. The bed looks toward the helicopter, which is set up with a bar inside for your evening cocktails.... Read More

Luxury Spa in Shanghai Aims to Balance the Elements in Your Life

Jan 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

Banyan Tree’s Shanghai location is the city’s first all river-view hotel. Inside, its luxury spa is utilizing the same award-winning Asian therapies that Banyan Tree Spas have become known for—creating a balance of the five elements, both in rejuvenating treatments and in the interior design of the 11-room facility. The spa, in congruence with its trendy location on the Bund, (a region riddled with both contemporary business facilities and historical landmarks) combines modern and edgy Asian décor with a comfortable and inviting atmosphere.... Read More

Luxury Spa in Italy Offering Peculiar Treatments

Jan 9, 2013  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

As far as luxury spas go, Vair Spa inside Italy's Borgo Egnazia Hotel, is very unique to say the least. In an effort to offer a "made in Italy" experience, patrons are assured that the rejuvenating, natural ingredients like olive oil, sea salt, and citrus extract used during their soothing treatments came straight from the surrounding Puglia area.... Read More

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