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Sofitel So Mauritius Lets Guests Escape to a Natural Island Oasis

BY : Carly Zinderman | 2012

For an exotic dream vacation away from the ordinary, head to the Sofitel So Mauritius. Located in the midst of a deep blue lagoon and enveloped by lush vegetation, there is no other place in the world quite like it....

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Luxury Villas in South Africa | Pezula Castle is Great for Nature Lovers

BY : Mila Pantovich | 2012

The Pezula Private Castle in Noetzie Beach, Knysna is the height of luxury villas, allowing guests a completely private vacation that is unparalleled. Pezula is located in South Africa on the edges of Knysna, which is known for its unending beauty...

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Five-Star Marrakech Hotel an Exotic, Urban Oasis

BY : Carol Driver | 2012

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...

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La Sultana Marrakech Hotel

BY : Carol Driver | 2012

Passing veiled women selling henna designs and the autumnal hued spices the sun rays beat down on our faces. Traders tempted us to peruse their wares. We walked past stalls bursting with magnificently decorated teapots, glasses, and plates. Winding...

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A Romantic Couples Retreat in Morocco

BY : Sean Hillen | 2012

The five-star La Sultana property is just a three hours northwest of Marrakesh. For peace and tranquility, La Sultana is hard to beat, especially after the rambunctiousness of Marrakesh. The Atlantic coast property is a classic hideaway surrounded...

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La Sultana Oualidia is an Idyll of Tranquility in Morocco

BY : Sean Hillen | 2012

If it’s peace and tranquility you seek in Morocco — especially after the rambunctiousness of Marrakesh — then it’s hard to beat Oualidia and its stately, five-star La Sultana property. A three-hour drive northwest of Marrakesh (unless, like...

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Madada Mogador in Eclectic Essaouira, Morocco

BY : Sean Hillen | 2012

Quiet, unassuming, minimalist – these words best sum up Madada Mogador, a comfortable riad centrally located in Essaouira, a picturesque port resort on Morocco’s Atlantic coast. Madada Mogador’s relaxed atmosphere is due in great part to its...

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Tented Camp in Kenya to be Latest Addition to Virgin Limited Edition Collection

BY : James Rothaar | 2012

Mahali Mzuri will be added to the Virgin Limited Edition of luxury properties. The Kenyan safari camp is due to open in 2013. The camp will be situated in the Motorogi Conservancy in the Maasai Mara ecosystem of Kenya. "I'm thrilled to be able to...

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Exotic Vacations to Marrakesh Start With a Stay at Zamzam Riad and Spa

BY : Sean Hillen | 2012

Parsley and pumpkin seed milkshakes are just one of Emma's surprising specialties at Zamzam Riad, luxury hotel and spa, in Marrakesh. The Ugandan-born mother of one swears by the benefits of the drink, and if the effects on you are equal to what...

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African Pride | Mount Grace Country House in Magaliesburg, South Africa

BY : Stefanie Payne | 2012

A five-star spa oasis just an hour from hectic Johannesburg In retrospect — knowing that my immediate future included countless days bouncing from the seats of souped-up 4X4’s on many miles of broken African roads — I should have saved my...

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Cape Town South Africa | Adventures from a Luxury Villa

BY : Eric Meyers | 2011

Every resort offers certain classy amenities, whether it be a restaurant headed up by a TV celebrity chef, or a spa offering the most sumptuous soaks and massages, but for those wishing to avoid the stigma of becoming someone who knows the price of...

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Cape Town South Africa | Adventures from a Luxury Villa

BY : Eric Meyers | 2011

Every resort offers certain classy amenities, whether it be a restaurant headed up by a TV celebrity chef, or a spa offering the most sumptuous soaks and massages, but for those wishing to avoid the stigma of becoming someone who knows the price of...

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