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McLaren Speedtail: The Customizable Hypercar

By Alexandra Cheney

Words like sleek, stunning and extraordinary come easily to the lips of those viewing Speedtail, McLaren’s low-drag, 1,035-horsepower, gas-electric hybrid powertrain Ultimate Series vehicle. Its list of lengthy superlatives include: first-ever Hyper-GT and most aerodynamically efficient, perfectly symmetrical and fastest-accelerating McLaren. A proclamation: The Speedtail is a testament to the current and future technological accomplishments at McLaren. Speedtail clocks zero […]

Healing Retreat Will Open in Grand Cayman in 2020

By Emma Reynolds

As world travelers become more in-tune with wellness, developers and hoteliers aim to create unique experiences for those trading burgers and fries for green juice and CBD-infused beverages. There’s no time more crucial than now for busy travelers to have the option to detox, unplug and reset during their precious yearly vacation time. Founders of Revive Cayman, Kim and Ashleigh […]

The Best Pearl Jewelry for June

By Emma Reynolds

Those born in the month of June know that the pearl is their monthly birthstone, and whether or not you’re celebrating a summertime birthday this month, Elite Traveler has rounded up the best and most beautiful pearl jewelry for you to ogle at. There are plenty of pearl options to choose from. Below you’ll find a selection of baroque pearls with rows […]

Sailing the Balearics: The Best Marinas and Regattas

By Alex Martin

Sailing the Balearics is a common ambition among yachtsmen. This collection of stunning Spanish islands is the go-to destination for summer yachting in the Mediterranean with a great chance of fair conditions and an endless choice of well-equipped ports. Whether you are short on time or have the whole summer to explore, Mallorca and its surrounding islands are perfect for […]

The Best Kid’s Programming at Luxury Hotels

By Emma Reynolds

With the kids out of school and endless time to travel as a family, these six luxury hotels offer some of the most comprehensive kid’s programming out here. Whether you want to relax during the day while your kids are hard at work learning how to cook or meeting new friends, or you want to partake in the fun all […]

A Luxury Escape to Lake Arrowhead

By Emma Reynolds

Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa’s new offering is about as all-American as you can get. In the hotel’s (part of Autograph Collection) new package, called Lake Level Lux Escape, motorcycle aficionados and adventurers will love this weekend getaway with plenty of exciting perks. This Lake Arrowhead Harley Davidson adventure in Lake Arrowhead, California is the ultimate escape for exploring the […]

A Look Inside London’s Revamped One Aldwych Hotel

By Alex Martin

One of London’s most treasured boutique hotels, One Aldwych, will reopen its doors this month following an extensive redesign of its guestrooms, suites, the Lobby Bar and the Indigo Restaurant. The hotel broke the mold when it first landed in Covent Garden in 1998 by embracing a subtle take on luxury design. This ‘Stealth Wealth’ approach has become a popular […]

Spa of the Week: Anantara Dhigu Island, Maldives

By Samantha Coles

The overwater spa at Anantara Dhigu Island in the Maldives lies beyond a wooden walkway that is partly shaded by lush, towering coconut trees. This is barefoot luxury at its best (literally — you have to remove your shoes before entering the spa). The open-air wooden structure lets the sea breeze drift through as the friendly therapists greet you and […]

InterContinental Maldives to Open in September

The hotly-anticipated InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort will open its doors on September 1st, the luxury hotel group has confirmed. Located at the southern tip of Raa Atoll, the resort is a 35-minute seaplane flight from Male International Airport, which will offer guests the chance to experience the Maldives in all its glory before they have even arrived. The property’s 81 villas […]

Cocktail of the Week: Gilded Sultan’s Elixir at Çırağan Palace Kempinski

By Emma Reynolds

Gilded Sultan’s Elixir at Çırağan Palace Kempinski 5cl (or 1.7 oz) Hennessy Richard 5cl (or 1.7 oz) pineapple juice infused with coconut 1cl (or .34 oz) fig bitters 2cl or (.68 oz) honey syrup Edible golden leaves To make, mix the rare Hennessy Richard cognac, pineapple juice and honey syrup in a cocktail shaker. Pour over ice and add fig bitters […]