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Zafiro Hotels Announces Exclusive Collaboration with Porsche

By Lauren Hill

The new Balearic hotel group, Zafiro Hotels, has just announced a new partnership with Porsche, having been selected as the brand’s European destination for showcasing its latest designs. The hotels will now be the brand’s official hosts in this part of the world for the next three years. The new partnership was forged after Zafiro Palace Alcúdia hosted Porsche last […]

The World’s Best Places to Eat in February

By Lauren Hill

Make this month one to remember by seeking out the world’s latest and greatest culinary experiences. From a celebration of Mexican cuisine at Rosewood Mayakoba to special menus by Wolfgang Puck, these are the best places to eat in February. Ikoyi London UK One of the most exciting recent additions to London’s restaurant scene, Ikoyi, is making its mark this month […]

The Best Luxury Lodges in Australia

By Samantha Coles

This story originally appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of Elite Traveler. What images does Australia conjure up in your mind? White-sand beaches and epic surfing? Barren Outback, the wilderness of the bush and huge mountain ranges? Beautiful islands teeming with native wildlife among lush foliage, or the Great Barrier Reef? The vast continent has all this and so much more—and […]

Cocktail of the Week: Journey to Nayarit, Sufi Restaurant, Punta Mita

By Emma Reynolds

Journey to Nayarit, Sufi Restaurant in Punta Mita 1.5 oz Rémy Martin VSOP Cognac .5 oz Liqueur St Germain .5 oz natural beet juice 1.35 oz tropical fruit (passion fruit, pineapple and lemon) Ground cardamom 3 drops Angostura bitters To make Sufi Restaurant‘s award-winning cognac-based drink, add cognac, Liqueur St Germain and natural beet juice to a cocktail shaker. Next […]

Explore New Zealand with PurePods

By Samantha Coles

This story originally appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of Elite Traveler. If you’ve ever seen the night sky in New Zealand, you know how bewitching the inky canvas of speckled stars and glowing galaxies is, and perhaps have dreamt about sleeping beneath them. Tour company New Zealand In Depth has collaborated with PurePods so you can do just that — […]

Charter a Solar Yacht in Myanmar’s Mergui Archipelago

By Lauren Hill

Myanmar-based charter specialist, Burma Boating, has unveiled the latest addition to its fleet. From January 2019, you can set out on expeditions around Myanmar’s remote Mergui Archipelago on what’s believed to be the first solar-powered boat in Asia, the S55. Built last year by Silent Yachts, the 55-ft catamaran accommodates up to six guests and three members of crew, with […]

The Elite Luxury Guide to Cape Town

By Elite Traveler

By Becca Hensley This story originally appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of Elite Traveler. Otherworldly. That’s likely to be your first descriptor when you catch sight of Cape Town’s surrounding landscape, a convergence of craggy peaks, roiling seas, sprawling gardens and green spaces, bustling harbors, inviting beaches and centuries-old architecture. A study in contrasts, the city, once merely a spice-route […]

Oceania Cruises Unveils Dom Perignon Experience

By Lauren Hill

Oceania Cruises has carved out an identity for the destination focus that’s integrated into each of its itineraries and for each ship’s focus on gastronomy. This month, the cruise line is reaffirming its culinary status with the launch of an exclusive Dom Perignon Experience at La Reserve, on board two of the fleet’s ships: Marina and Riviera. Created by the […]

Fogo Island Inn to Host Stargazing Weekend

By Lauren Hill

With its remarkably remote setting off the northeast coast of Newfoundland, Fogo Island lies beneath exceptionally dark skies, bringing into view each night’s dazzling constellations of stars. In March, the boutique hotel, Fogo Island Inn, will be placing the focus on its star-filled skies by hosting a weekend with cosmologist Tom Vassos, who is quoted as saying: “We will never […]

The World’s Most Romantic Hotels for Valentine’s Day

By Lauren Hill

Check into a palazzo on Venice’s Grand Canal, rose-filled villa with a view of the Atlas Mountains, or hideaway in California’s verdant wine country. These are the world’s most romantic hotels for Valentine’s Day. Galle Face Hotel, Colombo Sri Lanka Colombo’s legendary grande dame, Galle Face Hotel, combines its heritage and classic elegance with unmistakable Sri Lankan character, a touch […]