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.

Lasso a Lobster with Four Seasons Resort Nevis

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the March/April 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. The scuba divers’ motto could be, ‘Look, but don’t touch,’ but from December to May, Four Seasons Resort Nevis offers an opportunity to safely take something from the sea. Accompanied by a dive master and a chef from the resort, head out on two dives in search of the […]

Spa of the Week: Talise Burj Al Arab

By Olivia Cuccaro

Five hundred feet above the glittering city lights of Dubai, the pinnacle of luxury relaxation in UAE awaits. On the 18th floor of the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Talise Spa offers breathtaking views of the Arabian Gulf, while simultaneously offering a space to catch your breath with calm-inducing spa treatments in its award-winning facilities. Bask in the natural light of […]

Uncover the Lost Cities of the Maya

By Margaret Shakespeare This story originally appeared in the March/April 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. If you fancy going back a few millennia to the creative grandeur of the Maya, Elsie Yi Donoy of Bella Guatemala Travel has crafted just the tour for you. Limited to a privileged 16 and guided throughout by archaeologists, the 13-day Lost Kingdoms of the Maya […]

Oscar Nominated Films And Their Luxury Locations

By Sam Forsdick

Seeing the sun soaked scenery of Call Me By Your Name or the picturesque cobbled streets of The Danish Girl it is hard not to get the sudden urge to pack your bags and hop on a jet. To celebrate these cinematic masterpieces and their beautiful settings, Elite Traveler takes you on a globetrotting adventure to our favorite movie locations […]

The Most Anticipated Hotel Openings in Latin America

By Lauren Hill

With its diversity of landscape and exceptionally vibrant culture, Latin America is an endlessly rewarding part of the world to travel through and return to time and again. This region is then made even more appealing by the unique nature of its luxury hotels, whether you’re looking to stay on a stretch of idyllic coast or within one of the […]

Airbnb Launches Its First Luxury Service

By Sam Forsdick

Airbnb, the world’s biggest hotel chain, has announced that it will launch a new luxury level of the service called Beyond. The new service will provide high-end alternatives to the room-hosting and apartment lets that the website currently offers, and will allow customers to book into exclusive properties and exclusive travel experiences. Beyond promises to offer unique travel options including: […]

Why You Need To Visit Dubai Boat Show

By Sam Forsdick

If you want to see the latest offerings from the world’s best luxury yacht brands then Dubai Boat Show is the place to be. The Dubai Boat Show is set to take place between February 27th and March 3rd, and will feature top manufacturers including Ferratti, Oceanco and Sunseeker. Now in its 26th year, the show has established itself one […]

The Ranch Malibu Announces its First European Pop-Up

By Lauren Hill

One of the world’s leading wellness and fitness retreats, The Ranch Malibu, has announced plans for its first foray out of the United States, an exclusive pop-up in Europe. Set to take place at the end of the summer, this retreat will be held at the five-star, family-run Hotel Rosa Alpina in Italy’s idyllic Dolomites. The Ranch Dolomites retreat will […]

Spa of the Week: White Iris Beauty Spa

By Olivia Cuccaro

The Ferragamo name has long been associated with the height of Italian luxury, from the iconic designs of Salvatore Ferragamo to the Lungarno Collection of boutique hotels owned by his family. Just steps from landmarks such as the Uffizi Gallery and the Duomo, Hotel Continentale houses a haven of tranquility at White Iris Beauty Spa, tucked away from the bustle […]

Four Irresistible Cocktails to Travel For

By Olivia Cuccaro

This story originally appeared in the Elite Traveler Luxury Escapes Edition 2017/2018. Whether lazing on the beach listening to lapping waves or tucked away by the fireplace, the right cocktail can turn a great moment into a perfect one. When the flavors evoke the destination itself and the mixologist uses local ingredients, it adds to the sense of place and creates a […]