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Why La Valencia is On Our List of Favorite San Diego Hotels for a Summer Getaway

Jun 30, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

When friends and family visit San Diego, they usually ask me about the best hotels in the area. And after having lived here for over five years now, I definitely have my favorites. Recently, I spent a weekend at La Valencia (aka The Pink Lady) in La Jolla for a mini-staycation to see what it had to offer. At the end of the trip, it was added to my list of SD hotel suggestions for many reasons, including its location, suites and dining options.

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Casa Velas Wants to Redefine the All-Inclusive Realm With Eight AAA Diamonds, Casual Elegance and Expansive Included Offerings

Jun 30, 2015  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

Nestled within an upscale residential neighborhood just a five-minute drive from the Puerto Vallarta airport sits Casa Velas—a serene adults-only luxury boutique resort that’s helping set new and noteworthy standards in the all-inclusive realm. 

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In Search of Luxury and Adventure in New Zealand: Part II—Wharekauhau

Jun 27, 2015  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Picture the perfect trip to New Zealand; stunning scenery, amazing food and wine, and a luxury lodge in the truest sense. Wharekauhau Country Estate is all that and then some. From Auckland (see Part I) we flew to Wellington and then boarded a helicopter for a short ride along the coast to Wharekauhau, set on 5,000 acres fronting Paliser Bay.

 

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Belmond Charleston Place Brings the Southern Charm & the Four-Star Service

Jun 26, 2015  |   Contributor: Elisabeth Rushton

Belmond Charleston Place is not short of accolades. It has been consistently voted amongst the best hotels in the world by Condé Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure, and has both AAA four-diamond and Forbes four-star designations, for good reason. The hotel is evocative of a grand, 17th-century residence, from its Italian marble lobby with signature Georgian Open Arm staircase to its 12-foot crystal chandelier and lush personal suites. 

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Lisbon's Biggest 5-Star Hotel Boasts Even More Renovations

Jun 25, 2015  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

As the largest five-star hotel in Lisbon, the Corinthia has long attracted many corporate travelers, but more recently it has focused more of its on leisure guests. The building had been a hotel for more than 19 years before the Pisani family of Malta, founders of the brand, took it over in 2004. And while it had already gone through radical renovations to raise its status from four to five-star, it is doing so again. Last year they revitalized their Tempus Bar and lobby area, and this year, more rooms are being remodeled.

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Connecticut's Delamar Hotel Southport: Boutique New England Meets New York Chic

Jun 23, 2015  |   Contributor: Steve Mirsky

Only 80 minutes from Midtown NYC, and a quick walk from Southport Connecticut's train station, Delamar Southport's classic white clapboard colonial architecture situated on the Old Post Road looks like it's been a fixture here since the town's 19th century maritime heyday. Until walking inside, it's hard to conceive that construction on the property was actually completed in 2010. Then you realize this quintessential Connecticut escape is a recent creation deftly balancing the refined elegance of New York chic with New England country charm.

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Loews Vanderbilt Hotel Teams up With Celebrity Fitness Trainer for Exclusive Programs

Jun 19, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Hotels are making it much easier to keep in shape while on vacations with wellness classes being offered, expanded gyms and outdoor activities to get your heart pumping. Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in Nashville is now partnering with fitness expert and celebrity trainer Erin Oprea to enhance their active amenities.

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The Westin Kierland Resort is All About Fun, Food & Families

Jun 19, 2015  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Scottsdale, Arizona is a golf lover’s paradise; but if you are traveling with your family, that can often be a challenge. Parents want to play a round of golf while the kids want to spend the entire day in the pool or participating in some fun activities. The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa knows just what parents and kids need to make everyone happy.

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A Quick Guide to a Weekend Retreat in Saratoga Springs

Jun 18, 2015  |   Contributor: Kimberly Fisher

When the need to rejuvenate hits you, head to upstate New York to quiet, beautiful Saratoga Springs for a weekend filled with culinary delights, historic sites and healing waters not found anywhere else in the world. A former hot spot frequented by royalty and celebrities for the summer horse season and the original wellness destination, Saratoga Springs has a small town look and feel with cosmopolitan amenities.

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In Search of Luxury and Adventure in New Zealand: Part I—Auckland

Jun 17, 2015  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

For me, a great journey begins with a great jacket. Especially where several stops are involved and weather varies in each country, the right item of outerwear is essential.

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Gaylord Palm Resort Opens MOOR, Orlando's Newest Farm-To-Table Restaurant

Jun 11, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Gaylord Palm Resort opened the doors to their newest restaurant MOOR last month. Drawing inspiration from the slow food, and farm-to-table movements, MOOR offers guests a unique opportunity to enjoy freshly-caught seafood and locally-grown ingredients in new and unexpected ways.

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Channel your Inner Athlete at Meadowood Napa Valley With a 2-Night Stay Starting at $1,800

Jun 15, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Utilize the vast acreage of Meadowood Napa Valley's property and all it has to offer with their Healthiest Year Yet package. 

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From Luxe Rooms to Fine Dining & Nearby Wineries: A Look at Portugal's Vitória Stone Hotel

Jun 12, 2015  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

Once providing inn-style family accommodations, following a major renovation last year, Vitória Stone has turned into a chic, four-star hotel just outside the historic walls of the central Portuguese town of Évora. Its low-ceilinged lobby is characterized by concrete pillars, which look as if they've just been poured. Large, glazed wine amphorae stand around the floors and black and white photographs of archaeological cromlechs on the walls enhance the theme of ancient history.

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Canyon Ranch Brings Sexy Back with Dita Von Teese Burlesque Workshops

Jun 8, 2015  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

Set in Tucson, Arizona, health and wellness resort Canyon Ranch has always been attractive, but its workout program is about to get a whole lot sexier. Burlesque queen and lingerie fashion designer Dita Von Teese is coming to town to teach adventurous Canyon Ranch guests the art of striptease this week.

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Golf, Play, Dine and Relax: You Can Do it All at The Breakers Palm Beach

Jun 8, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

One of America's legendary destinations, The Breakers Palm Beach has been a year-round paradise for couples, families and special gatherings, for more than 119 years. This modern classic resort, situated on 140 acres of lush, oceanfront property in the heart of the island of Palm Beach, Florida, is renowned for its gracious service and unparalleled array of on-site amenities. Guests of the resort may enjoy a magnificent beachfront experience featuring four refreshing pools and five whirlpool spas, championship golf and tennis, rejuvenating spa services, distinctive dining, world-class shopping, family entertainment, watersports and m... Read More

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