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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.

Water: An Element of Healing

By Jo Foley This story originally appeared in the Hotels, Resorts and Spas issue of Elite Traveler. Water helps us work, rest and play. And that’s before we even consider its benefits to out well-being. Water is essential to life. We need it to live. Our bodies are 60 percent water, even though we lose 6–10 percent each day – you could […]

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Total Guide to Abu Dhabi: What to Do

By Julia Wheeler This story originally appeared in the January/February 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Winter sunshine and Arabian hospitality await you in the capital of the United Arab Emirates. More self-assured and less frenetic than neighboring Dubai, largely due to oil wealth, it has taken a more leisurely and measured approach to tourism. The result is a considered, confident city that […]

Total Guide to Abu Dhabi

Total Guide to Abu Dhabi: Where to Eat

By Julia Wheeler This story originally appeared in the January/February 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Winter sunshine and Arabian hospitality await you in the capital of the United Arab Emirates. More self-assured and less frenetic than neighboring Dubai, largely due to oil wealth, it has taken a more leisurely and measured approach to tourism. The result is a considered, confident city that […]

Total Guide to Abu Dhabi

Total Guide to Abu Dhabi: Where to Stay

By Julia Wheeler This story originally appeared in the January/February 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Winter sunshine and Arabian hospitality await you in the capital of the United Arab Emirates. More self-assured and less frenetic than neighboring Dubai, largely due to oil wealth, it has taken a more leisurely and measured approach to tourism. The result is a considered, confident city that […]

Total Guide to Abu Dhabi

The Best Beach Resorts on Private Islands

By Lauren Jade Hill Each one of these exclusive beach resorts lies on the shores of its own pristine island, with an isolated setting affording guests an unrivaled sense of escapism. From the jewel-colored Indian Ocean, to the vibrant Caribbean, we take a look at where to go in search of the best beach resorts on private islands. Velaa Private Island, […]

Best Beach Resorts

Welcome the Year of the Rooster at The Royal Garden Hotel

By Zahra Al-Kateb Min Jiang, The Royal Garden Hotel’s restaurant in Kensington, is offering guests the chance to welcome the Year of the Rooster with some of the finest Chinese cuisine in London, thanks to the nine-course tasting menu available at the end of this month. The banquet of dishes symbolize prosperity and good fortune and includes the traditional Yu […]

The Secret to Stress-Free Aging

By Jo Foley This story originally appeared in the Hotels, Resorts and Spas issue of Elite Traveler. Need help managing the process of aging? Spas around the world offer a wealth of programs designed to do just that. It’s a three-letter word that causes more anxiety and panic than any word three times its length: age. As a noun, “age” describes […]

Crown Towers Perth Launches New Scale of Opulence for Australia

By Zahra Al-Kateb Since opening last month, Crown Towers Perth has launched an unprecedented level of luxury in Australian tourism. Designed by Melbourne based architects and designers Bates Smart, Singapore based interior designer Michael Fiebrich and Sydney based Blainey North among others, the hotel boasts an array of spectacular features, from the 187 designs for custom-made light fixtures to the […]

The World’s Best Luxury Spa Experiences

By Lauren Jade Hill Whether encompassing natural hot springs or embracing indigenous wellness traditions, some of the world’s most luxurious spas take the most pride in authentically reflecting their surroundings; while some incorporate the land’s natural products into indulgent spa treatments, others introduce guests to the destination’s unique customs.  Here’s our selection of the best luxury spa experiences that are […]

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Journey to Tranquility in Anguilla

By Olivia Cuccaro The New Year brings a fresh start, a chance to let go of stressors from the year gone by and focus on personal wellness. We resolve to become more active, improve our diet and set aside quiet time to be mindful. This winter, Zemi Beach House Resort & Spa has partnered with XOJet and Embody Wellness Company […]