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Elite Traveler Gift Guide

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.

Americas

The St. Regis New York

New York, USA

Welcome to the iconic St. Regis New York, where contemporary luxury meets classic sophistication. Founded over a century ago by John Jacob Astor IV, The St. Regis New York is a true Fifth Avenue landmark with 238 beautifully designed guestrooms and suites where the iconic St. Regis Butler sets the standard for the ultimate in personalized service. Relax with afternoon […]

The Cotton House

Mustique, St Vincent and the Grenadines

This charming boutique hotel on Mustique (one of two hotels on the island) has a prime beachfront location, and its restaurants and bars act as a social hub. You never know who will you see in the Great House, whether it’s Mick Jagger or European royalty (the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are particularly fond of Mustique). Each of The […]

Sea Island

St Simons Island, Georgia, USA

Escape to simpler times on this small island off the coast of Georgia, where Southern hospitality, impeccable service and fine dining greet you with open arms. St Simons Island is home to one of the US’s most acclaimed resorts, Sea Island, which first opened in 1928. The resort has the presidential stamp of approval, as it was the first US […]

Sugar Beach

Soufrière, St Lucia

Flanked by the Pitons (both a Unesco World Heritage site and St Lucia’s most famous landmark) and set amongst 100 acres of rain forest, Sugar Beach is a private paradise. While the romantic resort is a popular spot for honeymooners — with a world-class spa, dreamy dining options and awe-inspiring scenery — there are also excellent amenities and excursions available […]

Mashpi Lodge

Mashpi, Ecuador

Hidden amid the dense wilderness of Mashpi Reserve at the point where Ecuador’s montane rainforest and cloud forest meet, this ultra-luxury lodge is certainly an impressive feat. The intensity and diversity of flora and fauna here are Mashpi’s greatest draw, but the lodge itself is quite remarkable, with striking contemporary design that distinguishes the hotel for its beauty as much […]

Miraval Arizona Resort and Spa

Tucson, Arizona, USA

Set on 400 acres of the Sonoran Desert in the foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains, Miraval is one of the premier spa resorts in the US. Unlike more ascetic retreats, Miraval places its focus on balance and mindfulness, meaning you can indulge in a prickly pear margarita after your floating meditation class. With a wide array of activities and […]

Grand Velas Riviera Maya

Riviera Maya, Mexico

Enjoy the jungle’s mystique and endless ocean views at this AAA Five-Diamond resort for all ages, with luxury amenities that go above and beyond. Discover a different side of the Mexican Caribbean with three unique experiences from Grand Velas: In the Zen Grand Experience, you’ll be surrounded by lush greenery and freshwater streams; opt for ocean breezes in the Ambassador […]

Cheval Blanc St Barth Isle de France

Saint-Barthélemy

Acquired in July 2013 by LVMH, Hotel Saint-Barth Isle de France joined the Cheval Blanc collection upon its re-opening in October 2014. The Maison completed a 3-year refurbishment in 2013 which saw the renovation of all public areas as well as the villas, suites and rooms (each individually designed) in the property’s inimitable character, combining West Indian charm and the […]

The Pink Sands Club

Canouan Island, St Vincent and The Grenadines

The Pink Sands Club is located on Canouan Island, which features a jetport with a 5,900 ft runway, in the Grenadines. Setting a new benchmark for a Caribbean archipelago that is already synonymous with ultra-exclusive hideaways, this hotel showcases classic architecture, glamorous interiors and cutting-edge technology, as well as superb leisure and dining facilities. The 26 suites and six villas […]

Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando(TM)

Florida, USA

Celebrate la dolce vita – the sweet life – at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal OrlandoTM. This luxurious hotel recreates the charm of the famed seaside village of Portofino, Italy, right down to the cobblestone streets and outdoor cafes. Each of the 750 rooms (including 45 suites) offers European luxury and elegance, with custom-designed furnishings and marble accents. Guests […]