The ultimate guide to every major destination, for the elite traveler. Join us as we tour the world’s best hotels, the finest restaurants and all of the world’s leading luxury travel offerings.

Cocktail of the Week: W LA Strawberry Cobbler

By Olivia Cuccaro W Los Angeles – West Beverly Hills Strawberry Cobbler 2 oz Belvedere vodka 2 strawberries .25 oz fresh simple syrup 1 oz sour mix .02 oz graham cracker To create our Cocktail of the Week, add strawberries into a mixing glass and muddle. Pour vodka, simple syrup and sour mix into the mixing glass. Add ice, shake […]

Chefs of the Decade – Germany

By Andy Hayler Past Decade Harald Wohlfhart The head chef of legendary Schwarzwaldstube in the Black Forest, Harold Wohlfhart not only has held three Michelin stars for decades, but half a dozen chefs who trained with him have gained 3 stars in their own right. Heinz Winkler At one time the youngest ever 3 star Michelin chef at the age […]

Guide to Santorini

By Rachel Howard This story originally appeared in the March/April 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. There’s a good reason why Santorini is one of the world’s must-see destinations. As author Lawrence Durrell said, “the reality is so astonishing that prose and poetry will forever be forced to limp behind.” The landscape is pure drama: a flooded volcanic crater enclosed by towering […]

Spa of the Week: T Spa Grand Hotel Tremezzo

By Olivia Cuccaro If an in-room spa treatment isn’t an opulent enough amenity, how about a full spa that connects directly to your suite? At Grand Hotel Tremezzo, Suite Emilia features a private entrance to the property’s luxurious T Spa overlooking Lake Como. Following a multi-million dollar renovation led by Italian architect Ruggero Venelli, Grand Hotel Tremezzo recently opened an […]

Cocktail of the Week: The Origin Virtual Reality

By Olivia Cuccaro The Origin 50 ml Dalmore 12 single malt whisky 15 ml Merlet cherry liqueur 15 ml sugar syrup 20 ml cherry purée 10 ml fresh grapefruit juice 3 dashes chocolate bitters 30 ml Grand Cru champagne To create our cocktail of the week, using a cocktail shaker, place all ingredients and ice into one half of a cocktail […]

Spring Has Arrived at Erosantorini with an Exclusive Retreat

Escape to a place of breathtaking natural beauty, restorative peace and Greek hospitality at Santorini’s only private estate, EROSANTORINI. Kicking off the season with a special offer, the estate is inviting guests to celebrate a Greek Easter and indulge in an exhilarating spring retreat. Here, guests can discover a variety of original onsite activities, nearby cultural landmarks, and exciting culinary experiences orchestrated by the […]

Dorchester Collection Announces Reopening of Hotel Eden

By Lauren Jade Hill As the major 17-month refurbishment of Hotel Eden came to an end, the grand hotel reopened with a flourish at the beginning of the April 2017. Bringing together influence from Rome’s heritage and contemporary appeal, the Dorchester Collection hotel has now revealed its restored rooms and suites, redesigned restaurants and an entirely new spa. Tucked into […]

Top 50 Adventures in the World Revealed

The world has never been more easily accessible than it is today – what was once a figment of an explorer’s imagination is now within reach of all of us. For the very first time, Elite Traveler’s editors have scoured the globe to select the very best 50 adventures from across the world. Be it a thrilling ride through the […]

Natural World Safaris Launch Navigator Expedition Yacht Charter

By Lauren Jade Hill Luxury travel outfitter Natural World Safaris takes pride in tailoring truly extraordinary journeys to some of the natural world’s most wild locations. And now the travel specialist has announced the launch of Navigator, a part of the bespoke NWS Select service which places the focus on niche expeditions such as photographic safaris; Navigator focuses specifically on chartering expedition […]

Spa of the Week: Amanoi, Vietnam

By Lauren Jade Hill Aman’s Vietnam resort Amanoi sits within the scenic crescent of Vinh Hy Bay, overlooking a private stretch of beach, with a hillside vantage point affording guests views over the pristine shores. Here, guest pavilions, villas and palatial residences are clustered alongside the sprawling Amanoi Spa, with a serene setting owing to the national park it lies within. […]