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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.

Elite Review: Bulgari Hotel London

A stone’s throw from Harrods and Harvey Nichols and perched on the edge of Hyde Park, Bulgari Hotel London is perfectly positioned in the city’s most exclusive area. Despite being so close to the action, the hotel is a soothing respite (especially if you’ve been out shopping) with sleek, moody interiors, an exceptional spa and gym and Alain Ducasse’s second […]

Bulgari Hotel London

Cocktail of the Week: The Venetian Long Road

By Lauren Hill

The Long Road at JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa 5 oz vermouth rosso 75 oz Silk Road spiced campari 5 oz Batavia arrack 1 Spritz of benzoin resin mist Ingredients for Silk Road spiced campari: 750 ml campari 4 ground turmeric (scant ¼ tsp) 1g black pepper (about 14 peppercorns) 1g cloves (about 14) 1g allspice To create this […]

Four Seasons Announces New Island Resort in Belize

By Lauren Hill

This spring, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts announced plans for the development of Caye Chapel, a private island that’s right by the Unesco World Heritage barrier reef system off the coast of Belize. Scheduled for completion in 2021, the 280-acre island will be home to a Four Seasons Resort and collection of lavish private residences. Four Seasons is collaborating with […]

Guide to Montenegro

By Jane Foster This story originally appeared in the March/April 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. With its soaring mountains and sublime coastline bordered by the deep-blue Adriatic, tiny Montenegro is adored by yachtsmen and adventure-sports enthusiasts. The National Tourism Organization of Montenegro’s motto is “Wild Beauty,” and indeed the country’s unspoiled nature and sparkling-clean sea are major draws. Add to this […]

Three Expedition Cruises to Extraordinary Locations

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the March/April 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. THE ARCTIC Le Boreal, Abercrombie & Kent Travel the entire Northwest Passage from Greenland to Alaska—tracing the steps of Roald Amundsen, the first person to successfully make the journey in 1906—aboard the exclusively chartered Le Boreal from luxury cruise line Ponant. During the trip, you’ll see giant icebergs and […]

Cocktail of the Week: The Royal Wedding

By Olivia Cuccaro

The Royal Wedding 1 oz Cazadores Blanco Tequila 1 oz St-Germain infused with Kaffir lime 3/4 oz Noilly Prat Original Dry vermouth 1/4 oz of fresh lime juice 5 dashes chartreuse To create this cocktail of the week infuse St-Germain with Kaffir lime. Combine St-Germain, Cazadores Blanco Tequila,  Noilly Prat Original Dry vermouth, fresh lime juice and chartreuse in a […]

Hotels Celebrating the Cherry Blossom in Washington, DC

By Lauren Hill

Savor the cherry blossom season in Washington, DC by being a part of the celebrations at the city’s most luxurious hotels. While peak bloom dates have been predicted for Easter weekend, festivities will carry on to mid-April, giving you plenty of time to enjoy the season. Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC Located within walking distance of Washington, DC’s National Cherry […]

The Inaugural Voyage of Seabourn Ovation

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the March/April 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Fresh on the heels of introducing Seabourn Encore last year, the luxury cruise line Seabourn—known for its small ships and spacious rooms—gets ready to unveil her sister ship, Seabourn Ovation, who will spend her maiden summer in the Mediterranean, UK and Northern Europe. Adam D Tihany designed both ships, […]

The World’s Most Luxurious Camping Trips

By Sam Forsdick

Camping and luxury rarely go hand in hand; the idea of spending your nights without life’s little indulgences like Egyptian cotton sheets and king size beds can seem off putting. However this selection of retreats takes glamping to the next level, letting you ditch the camp mat for a four-poster. They allow exclusive access to unique and scenic places – […]

Nikki Beach Saint Barth to Reopen Easter Weekend

By Lauren Hill

Following a major renovation in the face of the destruction caused by Hurricane Irma, Nikki Beach Saint Barth has announced its grand reopening. On March 30th, just in time for the Easter weekend celebrations, the legendary beach club will begin welcoming revelers into its newly designed space. Since the devastation that took place here last September, the Nikki Beach team […]