By Codelia Mantsebo Dubbed as ‘The Boutique Hotel for Couples’, Rendezvous is an idyllic beachfront boutique hotel for couples looking to reconnect in an intimate and tranquil setting in sensational St Lucia. The all-inclusive resort offers luxury accommodation and a wide range of activities for the perfect romantic rendezvous. Couples can choose to stroll through the scented gardens under the […]
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What first attracted you to Baja and how did you get started in the vacation rental business in Los Cabos? During college in the early 1980’s, I’d spend my winter breaks road tripping down the Baja Peninsula. The breathtaking desert landscape combined with the vibrant ecology of the sea made this a very unique spot to visit. I remember the […]
Two-Story Sky Villa There’s no such thing as OTT in Vegas, as this 30th floor suite, demonstrates. One of the world’s most expensive hotel rooms, the four-bedroom Sky Villa comes fully staffed with a gym, massage room and the ultimate in rock-star living – a heated pool off the two-story balcony with views of the strip. Surround sound and neon […]
Tata Suite Murano chandeliers, deep couches, calming neutrals with metallic accents and a bathroom decked out in Turkish marble and Molton Brown goodies – this elegant suite offers comfort on a grand scale – and sanctuary from Manhattan’s relentless pace. There are two en suite bedrooms, living room and a dining room for eight, but the real draw is the […]
Villa du Pecheur It’s clear to see visionary interior designer Christian Liaigre’s signature style at work in this 900 sq ft minimalist masterpiece. The furnishings, from the heavenly four-post bed to his signature mirrors, exude serenity while drawing your attention to the turquoise of the Caribbean. Edging the sand, this intimate suite also features a chic, yet understated private pool […]
Treehouse Suites High on stilts in the Hampshire, countryside, this retreat offers a great setting for unwinding with nature, in the stillness of the forest. Floor-to-ceiling windows flood suites with light while providing panoramic views from king-sized beds, and extensive balconies feature large hot tubs. Breakfast hampers are delivered daily, and there’s a world-class spa. From $3,071 chewtonglen.com
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Five-Bedroom Terrace Suite America’s largest suite, this vast penthouse occupies the 16th and 17th floors of The Mark and has three elevators, a ballroom with 26ft-high ceilings, a 24-person dining room and a kitchen fit for a Michelin-starred chef. Which is handy, as The Mark’s chef, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, holds three stars and will whip up a private dinner. From $75,000 […]
Grand Manor House Wing Everything about this screams “exclusivity”, from the private High Holborn entrance to the handsome library. The wing even has its own zipcode. The master bathroom, in Italian marble and filled with Czech & Speake toiletries, strikes a decadent note and a hairdresser and butler ensure VIP treatment. There are five further bedrooms. Price on request rosewoodhotels.com