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AT INSPIRATO, WE’VE

R E D E F IN E D THE WAY LUXURY TRAVEL HAPPENS

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O, JUST WHAT EXACTLY IS INSPIRATO? We’re a private destination club that delivers exceptional

vacation experiences across the globe. Members enjoy privileged access to our ever-growing portfolio

of private Signature Residences, as well as a diverse collection of hotel partnerships, adventure travel options and unique members-only events and other luxury travel experiences, all in the world’s most coveted destinations and at incredibly low, members-only prices. And every vacation is coupled with the five-star personalized service that ensures an exceptional experience every time our members travel with us. You’ll never want to vacation any other way again.

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WE’RE THE PERFECT CLUB FOR HOW YOU TRAVEL Our entire model is designed to encourage you to vacation as often as you desire, without any complicated restrictions. Our portfolio of residences and destinations is always expanding, so you’ll never run out of new places to explore and favorite places to return to again and again. With our great nightly rates, exclusive club activities and personalized service, we’ve changed the way you’ll want to travel for pleasure, or even business, forever.

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EXPERIENCE THE INSPIRATO DIFFERENCE With the world at your doorstep, there has never been a

THE FIVE-STAR SERVICE YOU DESERVE Our Personal Vacation

better time to join Inspirato and realize all the benefits of

Advisors and team of 24/7 on-site Destination Concierges

traveling with the world’s foremost luxury vacation club.

deliver a level of supremely personalized service, with as

UNSURPASSED VACATION RESIDENCES Experience the privacy and guaranteed luxury of a huge portfolio of multimilliondollar private villa residences that feature all the comforts and convenience of your own private vacation retreat, without any of the risks associated with online rentals. Enjoy all the

much or as little attention as you desire, to ensure every vacation is exceptional. From simple things like stocking your fridge to organizing private once-in-a-lifetime experiences for you and your party. And all the outstanding service is included with your membership.

luxurious services and amenities of the world’s finest resorts

EXCEPTIONAL SAVINGS While saving money may not be the

with the privacy and space you need for your family and your

primary reason people join Inspirato, our members find

friends, whenever and wherever you vacation.

they can save as much as 50% off the prices they may find on the Internet, or with other vacation programs.

THE VARIETY YOU WANT In addition to our Signature Residences, Inspirato also partners with hotels, resorts, and adventure travel outfitters to offer privileged discounts on a range of additional destinations and exclusive experiences— from championship golf to private cruises to jungle safaris. Plus, get access to invitation-only special events, leading country clubs and much more. And rest assured that every

Inspirato achieves these savings by entering into long-term leases with property owners rather than purchasing properties outright. These contracts yield a very low nightly rate, which we pass on to our members, and allow us to offer membership programs starting as low as $5,000, and rates from only $295 a night.

experience has been personally vetted by us to ensure it meets the exacting standards of our Inspirato members.

FOR INFORMATION ON ALL OUR MEMBERSHIP PROGRAMS AND TO APPLY FOR MEMBERSHIP, SIMPLY CALL 888.546.5008 OR VISIT INSPIRATO.COM THE DETAILS THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE At Inspirato we promise our members privileged access to a wide variety of Signature Residences in the world’s most coveted locations, with a host of resort amenity options and 24/7 concierge services. Every property in our portfolio goes through a thorough process of getting turned from a vacation villa into an Inspirato Signature Residence. We invest, on average, over $50,000 in every residence in our portfolio, before the first member ever checks in, to ensure that every vacation experience delivers on the little details that make a residence feel like your home away from home. From top-of-the-line linens to chef-equipped kitchens, each Signature Residence is dialed in so completely that our members often say they feel like they enjoy all the comforts of home, wherever they travel with us.

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IN S P IR ATO RIGHT FOR YOU? The truth is, Inspirato is not the right vacation choice for everyone. We offer a unique vacation club model that couples a collection of ultra-premium vacation residences with the sort of five-star, personalized service you normally expect at only the finest resorts, all at exclusive members-only prices. It gives our members the best possible way to vacation with family and friends in luxurious, multimillion-dollar vacation homes wherever in the world they want to travel. We have a low initiation fee, a simple, unrestrictive club structure and a variety of services all designed to maximize every vacation experience. More than 2,000 Inspirato members understand and appreciate all the benefits that come with private club membership. Above all, they enjoy the confidence that their experience will be outstanding, the residence spectacular and the service exemplary, every single time they travel with us. To help you understand how our club works, and to decide if we’re the right solution for you, we’ve outlined below many of the things our members appreciate most about being a part of Inspirato.

HERE ARE A FEW OF THE THINGS THAT OUR MEMBERS VALUE WHEN THEY TRAVEL They want the perfect combination of spacious,

They want variety, from grand, spacious villas with lots

private residences with the resort-quality services

of bedrooms and common areas designed to entertain,

and amenities of the finest hotels.

to luxuriously intimate retreats for two.

They want the ability to travel the world, rather

They want the flexibility to travel whenever the impulse

than be restricted to a single destination for their

strikes throughout the year and the ability to plan in

valuable vacation time.

advance that epic family reunion, while also enjoying the

They demand a level of service that ensures each vacation comes together seamlessly—from pre-planning to arrival, and throughout their stay—from a dedicated team. They want vacation residences that are equipped

“drop-everything-and-go” spontaneity of a special weekend. They place high value on quality cleanliness, and finish whenever they vacation. They want to know that every time they walk through

with all the conveniences of a luxury home—from chef-ready

the door of their vacation residence, it will be just as they

kitchens to the latest entertainment technology

expect, with the quality, service and personal touches

for the whole family.

that make their stay outstanding.

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MEMBERSHIP FEES Inspirato is not an Internet rental company. We hand-select and curate each residence in our portfolio, investing on average more than $50,000 in each new residence to ensure it is not only outstanding in design, finish and location, but also tailored to the refined tastes of our members. Our low-cost membership model is structured to support this business model and give our members the opportunity to take advantage of our entire portfolio, as often as they choose, for the low nightly rates accessible only to club members.

YOUR MEMBERSHIP FEES ALLOW Access to our ever-increasing portfolio of members-

Anywhere, anytime availability through the Inspirato

only vacation options, including select Jaunt vacations,

Certified Residence program, which provides vetted

all for as low as $295 per night.

and verified homes for our members during high-

A dedicated Personal Vacation Advisor who is assigned

demand vacation times.

to each member as soon as he or she joins Inspirato to

Access to exclusive member benefits and events—from

assist in all facets of planning each and every vacation.

exclusive movie premieres and food and wine festival events to private members-only golf tournaments at premier

Unlimited access to Inspirato’s extensive hotel,

courses around the world.

resort and adventure travel options.

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MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS Our members told us how they wanted to travel and we listened. We offer membership options specifically designed around the way luxury vacationers wish to use the club. Travel as much or as little as you wish, all without complicated rules or restrictions. All membership options come with the same exceptional service and club benefits, but vary with segmented access to our Signature Residences. Want it all? Our pleasure. Don’t like traveling during peak periods? We get it. Desire smaller residences? You’re covered. We even have a dedicated business membership.

INSPIRATO CORE NO LIMITS. EVER. Experience the privacy

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and guaranteed luxury of a huge portfolio of multimillion-dollar private villa residences that feature all the comforts and convenience of your own private vacation retreat, without any of the risks associated with online rentals. Enjoy all the luxurious services and amenities of the world’s finest resorts with the privacy and room you need for your family and your friends, whenever and wherever you vacation.

INSPIRATO FLEX NO LIMITS ON WHERE YOU STAY. Prefer to avoid the busiest travel times of the year? Consider Inspirato Flex. You’ll have unlimited access to the entire portfolio of Signature Residences

MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE, ONE VACATION AT A TIME. As committed as we are to improving the way people vacation, we’re

42 weeks per year, and unrestricted access to all Certified Residences,

equally committed to improving the world around us. Inspired Giving

hotel and resort partners, and unique adventures 365 days per year.

is our philanthropic program that provides financial support to a wide

INSPIRATO TRIOS NO LIMITS ON WHEN YOU TRAVEL. If smaller

variety of charitable causes across the globe by auctioning off unused

residences are more your style, Inspirato Trios will fit your needs nicely.

vacation inventory. In less than two years, we’ve supported over 100 different

Get unlimited access throughout the year to our portfolio of Signature

non-profit organizations nationwide, raising over $1.3 million to seek cures for

Residences up to three bedrooms in size. In addition, enjoy unlimited

diseases, expand educational opportunities for our nation’s children, protect

access to all Certified Residences, hotel and resort partners, and unique

the environment and much more. For more details about this innovative

adventures without restriction.

program or to see how Inspired Giving can support your favorite cause,

INSPIRATO FOR BUSINESS MIX BUSINESS AND PLEASURE LIKE

visit INSPIREDGIVING.COM

NEVER BEFORE. Whether it’s a meeting in a major city, entertaining clients at a Signature Residence or offering your partners and key

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employees the opportunity to vacation in ultimate luxury, Inspirato for Business will make vacation travel an important asset to your company. It’s the ideal way to mix business with pleasure, offering unique member benefits, a special pricing structure and ultimate flexibility— all created specifically for business.

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Abaco Anguilla Hilton Head Island Kiawah Island Kohala Coast Los Cabos Nantucket Naples Newport Coast Punta Cana Punta de Mita Rosemary Beach South Beach, Miami St. Barts Tortola Turks & Caicos Wailea

LIFESTYLE Provence Sonoma Wine Country Tuscany

METRO New York

MOUNTAIN Aspen Beaver Creek Deer Valley Jackson Hole Northstar, Lake Tahoe Snowmass Squaw Valley, Lake Tahoe Stowe Sun Valley Telluride Vail Whistler

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Whether you’re boating, sailing, fishing, diving or just lounging in a hammock as the sea breeze gently rocks you to sleep, the Abaco Club experience is unrivaled. This network of islands is a Bahamian mainstay, featuring lavish golf courses, remote beaches and world-class fishing. A pristine paradise, Abaco comprises two main islands and several smaller islands, each providing a distinct flavor of tropical bliss.

HIGHLIGHTS BAHAMIAN SECLUSION

The Abaco Club at Winding Bay is the shimmering jewel of the Atlantic that wields the power to enchant and astound. Take a leisurely stroll to the beach for some unforgettable snorkeling, or try some of the best bone fishing the world has to offer. It’s your vacation, and the riches of the Bahamas are at your disposal. THE LOCATION If a remote beachfront is what you’re looking for, then you’ve found it.

THE BAHAMAS

Guests are supplied with their own golf cart to help navigate the Club’s campus, so you can leave the car behind and travel at a more relaxed pace. GOLF AT THE ABACO CLUB Course architects

Donald Steel and Tom Mackenzie fashioned this par-72 links masterpiece, with spectacular landscapes and pictureperfect greens that compose a magnificent 7,183-yard layout. DINING Enjoy some Bahamian cuisine and Caribbean-inspired cocktails at the Clubhouse

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at The Abaco Club. Perched atop a natural bluff with stunning views of Winding Bay, the Clubhouse features breakfast and dinner menu items that are a masterful display of appetizing art. For a good lunch spot, try the Club’s Busters Beach Bar.

THE SPA Nothing beats spending time at The Abaco Club’s European-style spa, which incorporates a range of spoils to soothe both body and soul. Try a massage under a tent on the beach or choose from a full lineup of luxurious body treatments. THE EXPERIENCE On Abaco you can delight in a truly disconnected experience, unplug from the stresses of daily life and thoroughly unwind in a tropical paradise.

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CÉBLUE 5 BED / 6 BATH

HIGHLIGHTS CLEAR CARIBBEAN VIEWS The Caribbean

opens just beyond the terrace of every residence at Inspirato’s Anguillan villas. Relax in 8,000 square feet of newly constructed indoor and outdoor living space, with a golf cart for easy shuttle to the beach. A DAY ON THE BEACH

There are more than 30 powdery beaches on Anguilla. Stroll along Mead’s Bay, take the kids to the Cove Bay beach or indulge in barefoot luxury dining at Sand Ground.

THE VIEWS You’ll have spectacular views of blue Caribbean waters from both decks and every bedroom. SENSATIONAL SNORKELING There’s

great scuba diving, too, but the abundant calm bays around Anguilla and its outlying islands make for easy snorkeling where you’ll see worlds of brightly colored fish and coral reefs. FINE DINING For a population of just under 15,000 residents, you’d never guess that Anguilla could house so many outstanding restaurants. Chefs prepare cuisine

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with influences from Asia, Africa, France and more. And don’t leave without sampling some authentic Anguillan barbecue.

CÉBLUE VILLAS AND BEACH RESORT  Swim,

dive, kayak, paddleboard, boat, fish... all the delights you desire, in or over the water. Bike, shop, golf, dine... simply unwind, relax and reconnect. Have breakfast delivered to your villa, lunch served to your chair in the sand, and dinner prepared and served pool-side at your private villa. RESORT AMENITIES

THE POOL Each residence

features a private pool and adjacent outdoor shower and bathroom.

CéBlue’s fitness room, kids’ game room, spa treatment rooms, members’ reception area, and beachfront dining options at da’Vida create an intimate setting.

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Anguilla is a true escape. With fine beaches and fine dining, the perfect day is easy here: It begins when you sink your toes into the soft white sand, continues with bright rays of sun reflecting off the turquoise Caribbean, and culminates in international fare in an open-air restaurant or an island beer paired with local barbecue.


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HILTON HEAD ISLAND

SOUTH CAROLINA

SWITCHGRASS 6 BED / 6.5 BATH

BEACH

With miles of wide, sandy beaches all accessible by bike, it’s easy to unwind on Hilton Head. But don’t be fooled by the island’s small size. Hilton Head packs a lot into its 60 square miles, including exceptional golf courses, a diverse array of restaurants, charming boutiques and shops, spas and more. It’s no wonder that Hilton Head ranked high on Condé Nast Traveler’s “Best in the World Reader’s Choice Awards” in 2011.

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HIGHLIGHTS SWITCHGRASS Your

residence on Hilton Head offers the finest in private luxury paired with a convenient location. Enjoy the home’s light-filled interior and extensive outdoor living area, replete with a private pool and many other amenities. HIT THE LINKS Hilton Head is a world-class golf destination and features more than 20 championship courses designed by the likes of Pete Dye and Robert Trent Jones. The Arthur Hills Course is one of South Carolina’s finest.

FAMILY FUN Hilton Head is an ideal family destination. Kids will enjoy playing on the beach, bike rides on the many paved paths or challenging mom or dad to a game of tennis. BEACH TIME Three miles of premier beaches are right outside your door. Get active with an early morning jog or an afternoon game of bocce ball, or just relax and let the tide roll in. LUNCH TO GO Christine’s Café & Catering will prepare a gourmet picnic lunch with everything you need.

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INDULGE AND UNWIND

Choose from one of the many treatments and packages available at The Ocean Tides Spa, conveniently located near your residence.

SUN DOWNER Sunsets are a treasured time on Hilton Head. Find prime viewing and good eats at The Quarterdeck in Harbour Town Marina, San Miguel’s in Shelter Cove Marina and The Old Oyster Factory overlooking Broad Creek. NIGHT LIFE Head to The Jazz Corner for an upbeat evening of great music and top-shelf libations. The Lodge offers a more relaxed atmosphere where you can settle in by one of two stone fireplaces with an expertly crafted martini.


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KIAWAH ISLAND HIGHLIGHTS LUXURIOUS CONVENIENCE Our

signature Kiawah Island residence—able to comfortably accommodate as many as 14 guests— offers the ultimate in relaxed island luxury. It’s in close proximity to the beach, golf courses, shopping, restaurants and all that Kiawah has to offer, yet features private seclusion and discerning attention paid to every detail. It features a private heated pool, along with a wealth of amenities and tasteful appointments that exude refined island charm.

MILES OF BEACHES

Kiawah boasts 10 miles of prime white sand on the Atlantic Ocean with wide-open beaches and modest surf that’s great for kids of all ages. Grab a book and while away the day beneath an umbrella. LOWCOUNTRY CUISINE

The South Carolina Lowcountry has spawned a delicious style of cooking with New Orleans and Caribbean influences, but with a unique flair all its own. Try a bowl of She-crab soup and see what we mean.

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CHARLESTON This charming city will sweep you away. Should you visit a historic plantation or the impressive aquarium? Should you peruse the art galleries or simply wander the cobblestone streets? For dinner, is it Southern grace or a casual shrimp boil? The answer is “yes.”

THE LINKS The property is in close proximity to several championship golf courses, including The Ocean Course, Turtle Point and Oak Point. FUN FOR THE KIDS The kids can play pool and basketball, hang out in the private heated pool, or bike to the nearby beach. Or set them loose in Kamp Kiawah and slip away for a spa day at The Sanctuary.

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Kiawah Island is a relaxing family escape that offers the finer things in life in a charming, unhurried setting. The peaceful atmosphere hangs in the lazy Spanish moss and rests on the long stretches of sandy beach where Loggerhead turtles come to nest. And if you get caught up by Kiawah’s charms and forget to make plans one night, a beach stroll and a stunning Southern sunset are right outside your door.

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KOHALA COAST

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No matter what your speed—from non-stop thrills to ultimate relaxation— you’ll find it on the Big Island, from long stretches of gorgeous family beaches to local hideaways accessible only by SUV; to fresh farmers’ market produce and gourmet restaurants; to adventures such as scuba diving, hiking a volcano or relaxing on a sunset sail.

HIGHLIGHTS ENJOY EACH MOMENT

Kohala Coast is known as the Big Island’s “Gold Coast,” and you’ll know why once you see your first sunset. The many microclimates of the Big Island give way to bright sun, and for Inspirato members this also means a warm, welcoming atmosphere of perfect service. LAND AND SEA Your Hale

Orchid home overlooks a golf course fairway and has views of the ocean.

STRETCH OUT The Hale Honu property features a private infinity pool, large patio and two outdoor showers. SWIM WITH DOLPHINS

Some resorts offer a dolphin experience in their pool, but here you’ll take to the open ocean with a guide to swim with them in their natural environment. LOCAL FLAVORS Wake in the morning to freshly ground Kona coffee, snack on a papaya in the afternoon and feast on fresh Hawaiian fish at night.

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THE LOCATION On the sun-drenched Kohala Coast, our residences are close to the Kona airport and the Big Island’s many attractions. The quiet beach overlooks Uluweuweu Bay, fun water sports are

close at hand and you can enjoy guest access to resort amenities. BIRD’S EYE VIEW You’ll be hard pressed to find a more diverse place than the Big Island, and a helicopter tour is an excellent way to take it all in. Fly above green valleys, dramatic cliffs, hidden beaches and orange lava flows.

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CASA DE LA VISTA 4 BED / 4.5 BATH

HIGHLIGHTS SIT BACK AND RELAX

Members staying in these residences have worldclass dining and spa access to what Condé Nast calls one of the top three resorts in all of Mexico. Head down to the beautiful pools, try an award-winning spa treatment or dine at any number of unforgettable restaurants. Whatever your pleasure, you’ll love your new home on the Baja peninsula.

GOLF Los Cabos is home to six championship courses, where you can test your skills on the desert terrain with the Sea of Cortez as a backdrop. THE SPA The Spa at

Esperanza regularly appears on Travel + Leisure’s best-of lists. CANOPY TOUR Hook up to a zipline and soar fast and far over the wide canyons of the Baja landscape. THE SERVICE From room service to poolside attendants, every need is taken care of.

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CONVENIENT LUXURY

With stunning ocean views and five-star amenities close at hand, your family won’t need to go far to enjoy the best of Los Cabos.

ACTIVITIES From deep-sea fishing to golf to horseback riding on the beach, Cabo truly has something for everyone. THE SELECTION With six Inspirato properties, you have a variety of options for the perfect place to stay. Your refrigerator will be stocked with everything you requested, from bottled water and cervezas to fresh fruits. And you won’t spend a second fretting about dinner reservations or how to schedule that whale-watching tour or round of championship golf; your Destination Concierge will handle it all. 

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Ask several people why they visit Los Cabos and they’ll all cite a different reason. For sport fishers, Cabo is the billfishing capital of the world. For golfers, the oceanview championship courses are a must. The nightlife in Cabo San Lucas can entertain for days. If you have kids, a zipline tour over desert canyons might be more your style. But everyone can agree on the beauty of this shimmering jewel by the Sea of Cortez.


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NANTUCKET

MASSACHUSETTS

SHEARWATER 5 BED / 5 BATH

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Nantucket’s mere 47 square miles belie the number of ways there are to play on this charming island. You can explore the peaceful beaches lining the island’s many idyllic inlets and bays, take to the water in a rented boat or on a guided tour, or simply spend a long afternoon engrossed in a good book or tracking the graceful flight of coastal birds.

HIGHLIGHTS HAVE IT YOUR WAY

From charming seaside cottages to an in-town escape with an ideal location to a sprawling sea-side estate, our residences offer the best of Nantucket any way you’d like to approach it. And of course they all feature touches and amenities that meet Inspirato’s exacting standards. BEACHES IN ABUNDANCE

From seaside service, where you can watch the evening colors settle over the ocean with your favorite cocktail, to raw, unpopulated

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stretches of coast where the only amenities are what you bring, Nantucket’s beaches offer an experience to suit every taste. NANTUCKET FARMERS AND ARTISANS’ MARKET

Why go hunting for the most authentic, freshest and best when Nantucket’s artisan producers round it all up in one place? Head down to Cambridge and North Union Streets from June to October and take home your choice of locally grown vegetables, plants and cut flowers, baked goods, locally roasted coffee, handcrafted pottery, jewelry and more.

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HISTORICAL SIGHTSEEING The

Nantucket Historic district, which comprises the entire island, seamlessly blends a rich maritime history with upscale shopping, restaurants and other amenities. Be sure to visit one of the island’s museums, including the

Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum and the Whaling Museum. BIKE TOURS Nantucket may be only 3.5 miles wide and 14 miles long, but it boasts more than 25 miles of bicycle trails. Ask your concierge to arrange rental bikes to explore the island’s many bikeaccessible beaches and quaint shopping areas. LOCALS ONLY The fine shopping on Nantucket has a distinctly local flavor—very local, in fact, as no chains are allowed on the island.


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NAPLES HIGHLIGHTS THE LOCATION Our

residences are centrally located, yet feel like private oases. The homes feature gourmet kitchens with custom cabinetry, large master suites with jetted tubs and private terrace, a spa and pool with custom tile work and waterfall features, as well as a detached cabana with fourth bedroom and bath. SEASIDE ACTIVITIES

Explore Naples’ pristine coastline with a snorkeling excursion or fishing trip or take to the skies for an exciting float-plane tour.

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EVERGLADES ADVENTURES Explore

the nearby Everglades National Park and Big Cypress National Preserve with a guided kayak eco-tour, jungle cruise or swamp safari. FRESH CATCH In close proximity to both the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, Naples has no shortage of freshly caught local seafood. Domestic favorites, international flavors and chef-inspired fusions abound around town, whether you’re dining at a relaxed

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waterside restaurant or in one of Naples’ many upscale dining rooms. GOLF MECCA With more courses per capita than any area in the world, Naples is a golfer’s paradise. An Inspirato vacation gives you access to some of Naples’ finest and most challenging courses

with unique designs and stunning views no matter where you tee off. GREAT OUTDOORS Enjoy exceptional outdoor living spaces with an alfresco kitchen and gas grill, as well as a recently rebuilt pool and spa with custom tile and waterfall features. EXPLORING NAPLES

Spend a day at the beach, browse enchanting boutiques or indulge in homemade gelato—it’s all just a short walk from your front door.

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With sundrenched beaches, temperate waters and abundant natural beauty, Naples is an ideal setting for outdoor activities. You can play on the beach, head downtown to shop at eclectic boutiques and dine on local seafood, or venture into the tropical wilderness of the Everglades.

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NEWPORT COAST

BEACH

Gorgeous landscapes abound in this prestigious coastal community. With an average of 340 days of sunshine per year, the weather is perfect for playing the two championship golf courses designed by Tom Fazio, cruising in a yacht from Newport Harbor, meandering among the art galleries of nearby Laguna Beach or enjoying Newport’s beautiful Crystal Cove Beach.

HIGHLIGHTS RELAXING COASTAL RETREAT Perched above

the spectacular Newport Coast, our villas at Pelican Hill invite you to gaze at the Pacific Ocean from a private terrace while outstanding resort service handles your every need. And our Beachbreak residence sits in one of the most spectacular spots along the Balboa Peninsula.

THE VILLA CLUB As a guest of Pelican Hill, settle into 10,000 square feet of luxury and comfort, with an expansive pool and poolside service, breakfast and tapas, full bar, fitness center and more.

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THE GOLF You’ll want

more than one day on the links in this renowned golf destination. Celebrated course architect Tom Fazio created two championship courses—Ocean North and Ocean South—and most of their 36 holes feature stunning ocean views.

SAILING CHARTERS Sail past waterfront mansions out to the sunny waters where sea lions and dolphins swim. Better yet, make it a sunset sail with a champagne toast.

BEACHFRONT BLISS

Enjoy one of the most spectacular locales on the Balboa Peninsula at Beachbreak, a beachfront home with a spacious ocean-view master suite. THE BEACH Crystal Cove Beach offers three idyllic miles that are perfect for sunbathing, surfing or and strolling. RESORT AMENITIES

Enjoy access to rejuvenating treatments and unparalleled service at the Spa at Pelican Hill.

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CASA CANA 5 BED / 5.5 BATH

HIGHLIGHTS A PRIVATE PARADISE

Inspirato has secured prime residences at PUNTACANA Resort & Club. Casa Cana is a spacious, two-level home that features five-bedroom suites, a gourmet kitchen and multiple communal areas that capture golf views as well as Caribbean breezes. The home opens to long balconies on both levels and a private pool lined with palm trees. This residence includes a fulltime private cook. Stepping

into Inspirato’s Plantación residence in Punta Cana is like stepping into the Caribbean’s past, when grand mansions enshrined a regal way of life in the Dominican Republic. The Inspirato estate crowns acres of palm-fringed gardens, offers amazing views of surrounding lakes and is a stone’s throw from the PUNTACANA Resort & Club’s championship La Cana Golf Course. Both homes feature access to the tennis center, a worldclass spa, kids’ pool, fine dining as well as a private beach and beach club.

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THE SPA Indulge in a signature massage or body wrap at the elegant Six Senses Spa. GOLF See why PUNTACANA Resort & Club won the 2010 Golf Resort of the Year Award from the International Association of Golf Tour Operators when

you tee off at one of the resort’s P.B. Dye- and Tom Fazio-designed courses. THE BEACHES Lounge on glorious stretches of powdery sand, overlooking crystal-clear ocean and backed by swaying palm trees. ISLAND LIFE Like most Caribbean islanders, Dominicans are friendly, warm and exude sincere hospitality.

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The pristine white sand beaches at PUNTACANA Resort & Club are tailor-made for lounging and the aquamarine waters ideal for snorkeling. Some of the very best golf courses in the Caribbean curve along these oceanfront areas, including courses designed by Nicklaus, Fazio, Dye and Faldo. You can also scuba dive to sunken ships, sail and kiteboard on the trade winds and enjoy tropical breezes in an open-air restaurant.


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PUNTA DE MITA

MEXICO

LAS OLAS 3 BED / 3.5 BATH

BEACH

Surrounded by lush jungle and the deep blue of the Pacific, Punta de Mita is a Mexican peninsula located on the same latitude as Hawaii and it boasts a similar climate. The peninsula’s natural charm attracts visitors year round—specifically to the quiet oasis of Los Veneros Resort Residences and Beach Club and Real del Mar.

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from the hectic beach resort towns of Mexico, Inspirato’s penthouse residences at Los Veneros Resort Residences and Beach Club on the Punta de Mita peninsula and the Casa Mariposa residence at Real del Mar offer a soothing oasis near bustling Puerto Vallarta. PRIME JEWEL Casa Mariposa, an exquisite, 11,000-square-foot residence, will truly take

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your breath away with its resort-like luxury yet private setting. It’s the resort’s largest front-row villa. BANDERAS BAY The

seventh-largest natural bay in the world is home to migrating humpback whales and nesting sea turtles. THE BEACH Playa de Estiladeras beach is literally steps away from our Los Veneros residences. This gently sloping beach is sheltered by rock formations on either side and is ideal for surfing, snorkeling

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or just lounging. The private Los Veneros and Real del Mar beach clubs offer restaurants, spas, fitness clubs and more. PLUNGE IN Your penthouse at the Los Veneros resort features a private sun deck and

plunge pool that’s a perfect way to start your morning or to cool off after a hard day at play. SURF’S UP Warm water, a variety of breaks and gentle winds make Punta de Mita an ideal surf destination. From zippy reefs to the perfect point breaks and fun white sand beaches, there is something for everyone. Also try paddle boarding, a sport that combines a great workout with incredible oceanic sightseeing as you stand up and paddle a specially designed surfboard.


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ROSEMARY BEACH HIGHLIGHTS FAMILY FRIENDLY

Rosemary Beach was designed with families in mind. Quiet streets invite exploration on bicycle or foot, and family-oriented amenities and activities abound. HOME BASE With homes

that can accommodate a family or several families, our Rosemary Beach properties are fully equipped to ensure that your stay is a memorable, seemingly effortless experience. Your home features comfortable indoor and outdoor living

spaces and charming décor that reflects the area’s beach-town vibe with upscale amenities. You’ll feel at home as soon as you walk through the front door. SUNSETS Rosemary Beach has memorable sunsets. If getting away from city lights for some peace and tranquility is your mission, you’ll find it here. ARTS AND CULTURE With numerous fairs, festivals, exhibits and events taking place throughout the year, this is a culturally rich hub for crafts and artistry.

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The Bayou Arts Center is just one of many venues to take in some original imagination and talent. RACQUET CLUB A tennis destination, the club maintains eight clay courts—six are lighted for evening play—and a viewing deck for spectators.

THE POOLS Rosemary Beach offers access to four amazing beach-side and park-side pools, open to residents and their guests. From cabana-style to infinity-edge pools meant for lounging, enjoy these rare, beautiful areas to cool down and relax. FINE DINING Bring the luxury dining experience to your residence via a personal chef or take advantage of Rosemary Beach’s premier restaurants.

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Rosemary Beach is the perfect place for a family reunion or to simply get away with a few loved ones. With year-round musical and artistic entertainment, along with some of the country’s most pristine beaches, there’s a wide array of highly recommended venues and activities sprinkled throughout several charming neighborhoods.

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Miami Beach’s famed South Beach neighborhood envelops the southernmost blocks of Florida’s main barrier island between the Atlantic Ocean and Biscayne Bay. In a word, this international entertainment and nightlife destination is beautiful—both in terms of stunning scenery and gorgeous people. Even the architecture is enticing.

HIGHLIGHTS HOT SPOT If you’re in

Miami Beach, there’s only one place to be: South Beach. And if you’re in South Beach, there’s only one place to stay: The Setai. This hip oceanfront resort is intimate and peaceful yet also seductively flashy and spectacularly chic. This 19th-floor, corner residence features views of the ocean and downtown Miami, as well as access to three beachfront pools, a worldclass spa and fitness center, valet parking, as well as beach attendants ready to serve you surfside.

THE CLUB SCENE With hundreds of clubs, bars and other establishments, South Beach is one of the world’s hottest destinations for nightlife. Exclusive and chic, many clubs are open until 5 a.m., so you can dance the night away and party ‘til sunrise.

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ECLECTIC SHOPPING GLOBAL DINING

Gourmands flock to South Beach for its global cuisine, fresh ingredients, celebrated restaurants and notable chefs. Whether you desire elegant dining, traditional Latin spice, fresh sushi or anything in between, you will find it in South Beach.

South Beach is bustling with couture labels, antique shops, fashionable galleries, quirky boutiques and retail outlets. Lincoln Road, an openair pedestrian mall, is the premier shopping area, ready to welcome

window shoppers and serious buyers alike. SUN WORSHIP A collection of Miami’s barrier islands constitute sunny South Beach, and wherever you choose to stay, eat and play in this neighborhood, you’re never far from the water. ART DECO Tucked amid the sky-high resorts and chic, contemporary venues that frame Miami’s waterfront, the petite Art Deco District makes a statement with more than 800 beautifully restored buildings in just one square mile of prime real estate.

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HIGHLIGHTS THE LOCATION Le Sereno

overlooks the stunning Grand Cul-de-Sac and sits among an almost halfacre of lush, landscaped gardens with private terraces, pool and parking. THE BEACHES St. Barts’ dazzling white sand beaches were made for relaxing, and your personal concierge will help you find the best spots and the best services. HOSPITALITY IN ANY LANGUAGE The island’s

elegance is unsurpassable; primarily because of

the Parisian influence. Islanders speak French fluently, and most speak English as well. You’ll find a welcoming smile everywhere you go. KITE SURFING Kite surfing is quickly becoming one of the most popular sports on St. Barts. Former kite-surfing champion Enguerrand Espinassou gives expert lessons at the Dive Center on Grand Cul-de-Sac Beach. THE SAILING Some of the most incredible yachts in the world have slips on St. Barts, and for good

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THE AMENITIES Enjoy full access to Le Sereno’s resort amenities, including a beachfront swimming pool, fitness center and personalized beach-side service. RESTAURANT DES PECHEURS Experience

reason—this quiet island is an impeccable sailing location. St. Barts Sailing School, located at Public Beach, offers lessons to help improve your skills, and boat charters are also available.

some of the finest dining on St. Barts without leaving Le Sereno. Restaurant des Pecheurs serves a casual breakfast and lunch, and we especially recommend its more upscale dinner. The saffron-based bouillabaisse with local seafood from Chef Jean-Luc Grabowski is known island-wide as a meal you have to taste.

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Boasting celebrity-enticing accommodations, posh designer boutiques and upscale duty-free emporiums—not to mention miles upon miles of postcardworthy shoreline—the très-chic island of St. Barts is a true Caribbean paradise. Add gourmet French, Creole and Caribbean fusion cuisine to its laundry list of assets, and it’s easy to see why this petite volcanic isle is a perennial favorite among jetsetters.


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For devotees of sailing, power boating, scuba diving and deep-sea fishing, the 60 or so islands and cays that constitute the British Virgin Islands are a peerless destination. The largest and most popular of the islands, Tortola offers a bounty of marinas and charter operations that cater to every seaborne aspiration, as well as restaurants and world-famous beach bars all just minutes away from your spectacular residence.

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HIGHLIGHTS OUTDOOR LIVING With

65 doors and only one window, all rooms at Frenchman’s Lookout lead to a wrap-around deck with stunning ocean views. Frenchman’s Paradise overlooks West End Marina and also features spectacular Caribbean views. It’s a short distance to Soper Hole’s restaurants and shops, as well as some of the island’s best unspoiled white beaches. TAKE TO THE SEA From

half-day boating excursions and skiff rentals, to staffed and provisioned

full-day and multi-day charters aboard an array of yachts and power cats, there’s a wide variety of options for exploring the waters around Tortola. NIGHT LIFE The British Virgin Islands are teeming with beach bars, many of which feature live music on most nights. FEEL NO PAIN Sip an authentic “painkiller” cocktail—a delicious blend of local rum, pineapple juice, orange juice, coconut cream and fresh nutmeg—at the Soggy

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Dollar Bar on Jost Van Dyke. Charter a half- or full-day sailing excursion to the nearby island to try the original, or mix one up right at your residence. BRANDYWINE BAY For one of the most memorable dining experiences in the islands, visit Brandywine Bay on Tortola, a

spectacular Italian venue set amid lush gardens overlooking the sea. MUST-SEE SPOT The Baths—an iconic, naturally occurring formation of boulders near Spanish Town on Virgin Gorda—are one of the top attractions in the BVIs. Hike through a series of rock caves leading out to the sea, then swim or snorkel back to the beach. The Bitter End Yacht Club on Virgin Gorda is another great destination and offers a wide variety of water sports and sailing instruction for all skill levels.


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TURKS & CAICOS HIGHLIGHTS ISLAND OASIS AT THE SOMERSET A world-class

resort, The Somerset on Grace Bay was designed for pure relaxation and beach lounging. Choose from a variety of suites, each with unique décor, and enjoy first-class service and top-notch amenities as The Somerset caters to your every desire. Dine on gourmet fare or casual favorites; indulge your senses with an in-suite spa service; or take a dip in the infinity-edge pool or reverse-current lap pool, complete with an underwater sound system.

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TOP BEACH With its turquoise waters and pearl-white sands, Grace Bay Beach is routinely voted one of the best in the world. When you stay at The Somerset Resort, you’re just steps away from this stunning stretch of shoreline.

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WHILE AWAY THE DAY ACTIVITIES ABOUND

Balance your beach time with action-packed snorkeling, waterskiing, kayaking, horseback riding, cave exploring, windsurfing, parasailing and more. With so much— or so little—to do, a vacation in Turks & Caicos will soothe and rejuvenate.

With non-motorized water sports, a reading library, and a regulation croquet lawn, there is constant fun for the young and young at heart. DECADENT DINING Take pleasure in the eclectic dining options. Indulge

in room service, or a private chef for a terrace or beachfront meal that you won’t soon forget. EXCELLENT FISHING

Anglers of every experience level can enjoy bone fishing or deep-sea fishing all year round. Bonefish are small, fast fish that swim around the low waters of Grace Bay. To catch these agile creatures, you can wade at the water’s edge or cast a line from an offshore boat. Or head into open water and try to land the big one during a deepsea fishing excursion.

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Located in the British West Indies, Turks & Caicos is a group of pristine islands prized by beach and water lovers around the world. These gorgeous, low-key islands are ideal for a relaxing family vacation or a romantic getaway. With easy daily flights, many members find that they can leave their homes in the morning and have lunch on the beach by noon.

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WAILEA

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You can truly have it your way on Maui. From exploring a lush rain forest, trekking to the top of a towering volcano, catching a wave or just digging your toes into the sand, the island is home to larger-thanlife adventures and singular beauty. The Inspirato residences at Fairmont Kea Lani put it all within easy reach. Featuring a wealth of resort amenities, Fairmont Kea Lani is one of Hawaii’s finest.

HIGHLIGHTS DON’T MISS Looking

for adventure? Hike above the cloud line on Haleakala, Maui’s highest volcanic peak, or grab a surfboard and hit the waves. For more leisurely activities, Maui boasts 14 golf courses, several of which are considered among the world’s best. The unspoiled town of Hana is also well worth a visit.

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generously sized and luxoriously appointed oceanfront villa features a private lanai with plunge pool, deep soaking tubs and walk-in showers as well as access to the Spa Kea Lani, three resort pools and two whirlpools, complimentary transport to Wailea Golf Club and within the Wailea community, and access to the Keiki Lani children’s program. You could leave the resort, but why would you want to?

THE RESORT EXPERIENCE

The Fairmont Kea Lani offers three pools, beach activities, a spa and great restaurants—all without leaving the resort. Your

INSIDER’S TIP Most visitors to Maui opt for the Haleakala sunrise,

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but the sunset is just as spectacular (and you don’t have to get up early). BEST NEARBY BEACH

Polo Beach is just steps from your residence, and its wide, sandy shores are perfect for boogie boarding. There are plenty of umbrellas, too.

BEACH STROLL The three-mile Wailea Coastal Walk takes about an hour to complete round trip, but you’ll want to linger longer at one of five white sand beaches with swaying palm trees and, in the right season, humpback whale watching. A MEAL TO REMEMBER

There’s only one reason we would recommend a 45-minute drive to dinner: Haliimaile General Store. It’s well worth the trip.

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HIGHLIGHTS CHARMS OF PROVENCE

Experience quintessential Provence at a quaint country estate in the Luberon Valley of southern France. Enjoy each property’s pristine landscaping and exquisite gardens. THE LOCATION With views as far as Mont Ventoux, both residences are ideally situated near Luberon Valley’s hill towns such as Bonnieux, Lacoste, Roussillon, Ménèrbes and Gordes.

THE GROUNDS Stand in awe of the breathtaking grounds at Château Rosine. Admire the surrounding lavender fields, the bright green grasses and the impeccably landscaped gardens.

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charming city is unique and overflows with a personality all its own. The Luberon region, for example, is a gorgeous countryside with vineyards and orchards, while Marseille is a lively port and France’s oldest city. Aixen-Provence is a historic university town, Bonnieux is a hill town in

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the heart of Petit Luberon, and Lacoste is a lovingly preserved medieval village. Mont Ventoux boasts the “Giant of Provence,” a grueling mountain climb in the Tour de France. THE CUISINE Known for fresh fruits, herbs, vegetables, olives, seafood

and meats, Provence is a gourmand’s paradise. Enjoy ratatouille, bouillabaisse and rich sauces, and finish your meal with Côtes de Provence wines or pastis, a local anise-flavored liquor. ART HISTORY Understand why Monet, Cezanne, Picasso, Renoir and Matisse were all inspired by the region’s natural beauty as you visit museums and galleries, take a walking tour or even visit Van Gogh’s convalescent home in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence.

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LIFESTYLE

The quaint and picturesque Provence region of southern France inspired master artists to create some of the world’s most famous paintings. You’ll understand why as you walk through fields of bright sunflowers and delicate lavender in this sunny expanse framed by the Alps and the Mediterranean coastline. The culture and character of Provence and the Luberon Valley will charm, delight and pamper.


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SONOMA WINE COUNTRY

CALIFORNIA

MANZANITA 4 BED / 4.5 BATH

LIFESTYLE

When Californians decide to vacation in wine country, they head for Sonoma—and Inspirato’s Manzanita residence is the perfect home base for exploring all the region as to offer. More laid back and casual than the state’s other wine regions, Sonoma lays claim to an earthy, vibrant joie de vivre. It’s country living, bursting with the fruits of the earth.

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HIGHLIGHTS THE ESTATE With four

bedrooms, four and a half bathrooms, and 3,600 square feet, the Manzanita residence is a sprawling wine-country estate perched majestically on a hill near the Mayacama Golf Club. The home also features a separate casita.

arrange for a private chef to prepare an unforgettable meal expertly paired with the wines you gather during your daily excursions. PRIVATE COMPOUND

The spectacular Palladian Estate is set on 40 acres of Mediterranean gardens and meadows, all awash in the fragrances of eucalyptus, lavender and rosemary.

THE GOURMET KITCHEN

Manzanita’s gourmet, professional-grade kitchen is big in size and long on beauty. To enhance your wine-country experience,

SECRETS OF SONOMA

More casual than the state’s other wine regions, Sonoma lays claim to an earthy, vibrant joie de vivre. It’s easy to get off the beaten path to discover California’s

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original winemaking culture with family-run wineries, sprawling estates and hidden gems. Here are a few of our favorites: Medlock Ames Winery, Matanzas Creek Winery, and MichelSchlumberger Wine Estate.

THE AMENITIES Enjoy access to swim and tennis facilities, a clubhouse with a European spa, gourmet dining and the best fivestar service available. SOAK IN THE VIEW

You’ll appreciate the sunrise and sunset views from the decks of the Manzanita residence. Start your day with a cup of coffee and observe the vineyards quietly stirring as the sun rises, and relax with a glass of wine at the end of the day.


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TUSCANY HIGHLIGHTS THE CHIANTI REGION In

1716, former Grand Duke of Tuscany Cosimo III de’ Medici decreed that four area villages would be the only officially recognized producers of Chianti wine. One of these villages, Greve, is the site of a restored stone farmhouse that is now Il Bronzino. These Inspirato residences can be combined as a ninebedroom villa or enjoyed separately. Il Bronzino is located between Florence and Siena.

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THE VILLAS All of Inspirato’s spacious residences are situated amid impeccably manicured gardens and feature incredible views of the area’s rolling green hills and surrounding vineyards and olive groves. YOUR OWN WINE GUIDE Your Destination

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Montepulciano, Montefalco Rosso and Super Tuscan wines. Your concierge can also arrange a private chef. SAN GIMIGNANO The charming hill town of San Gimignano features stone architecture that dates to the 11th century. Though you can see its 14 towers from miles away, there’s

nothing like a stroll on the town’s ancient stone streets to really feel like you’ve stepped back in history. SHOPPING IN SIENA

You don’t have to go to Florence for high fashion. Instead, walk the pedestrian streets Via di Citta, Banchi di Sopra and Via Dei Montanini in Siena.

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Tuscany was the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, but the works of art that have fascinated generations are only part of its allure. You’ll find your eyes following the landscape of rolling green hills, dotted by olive groves and the grapes and trellises of carefully manicured vineyards. You can taste family recipes in the region’s trattorie, and glimpse back to the 11th century in the venerable stone towers of San Gimignano.

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METROPOLITAN

Imagine your own private sanctuary in the heart of Manhattan. Inspirato’s luxuriously large and thoughtfully appointed residences are removed from the bustle and noise of the city, yet are just steps away from the best the city has to offer— including fine dining, Broadway shows, world-class shopping, museums, galleries and so much more.

HIGHLIGHTS NEW YORK STATE OF MIND Inspirato invites

you to New York’s premier Midtown location at Cassa Hotel and Residences. Vacation just minutes from world-class boutiques on Fifth and Madison Avenues, Broadway and the theater district, and bustling Times Square. DINING HOTSPOTS With new must-visit restaurants popping up every week, staying abreast of the New York dining scene is a challenge even for the

most in-the-know locals. Your Destination Concierge will help guide you toward the best offerings to suit any taste—from the most exquisite steakhouses to contemporary fusion bistros to off-the-beatenpath gems in Chinatown. SHOPPING SPREE

Start with the haute boutiques on Madison Avenue, swing through Barney’s, Bloomingdale’s and Bergdorf Goodman, then head to the artistmecca-turned-hipoutdoor-mall also known as SoHo. Whatever you’re looking for, you’re sure to find it here.

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NIGHTLIFE Looking for an early dinner and a ticket to the hottest Broadway show? Interested in hip clubs where you can dance the night away? How about some live music? From opera to indie rock, it’s all here.

Call on your Destination Concierge to help craft the perfect evening. PERSONAL SERVICE

Many of the most popular attractions in New York City sell out, but your Destination Concierge can suggest fun things to do and make advance reservations so you won’t miss a beat. Some of our favorites include a dinner cruise around Manhattan, a visit to St. Patrick’s Cathedral and, of course, a visit to the Empire State Building.

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BLUE SPRUCE 7 BED / 7.5 BATH

HIGHLIGHTS ASPEN, YOUR WAY All

of our Aspen properties feature an upscale, mountain-home feel with tasteful appointments and generous layouts that will make you feel right at home. Choose from a large, luxurious estate that comfortably fits the whole family or a quiet and cozy chalet for a romantic getaway for two. Whatever you desire, Aspen delivers. MAROON BELLS If you buy a postcard in Aspen, the photo will likely be of

the spectacular Maroon Bells, some of the mostphotographed mountains in the world. Consider a visit in the summer, when these 14,000-foot peaks are covered in a riot of wildflowers. FASHION FORWARD Join the celebrities who shop for the latest international styles at the boutiques on Galena Street. And check out the local shops for chic skiwear, highend Western apparel and unique pieces of art.

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WINING AND DINING

Aspen restaurants are a destination unto themselves, whether you’re craving expertly prepared Colorado game, decadent comfort food, world-class sushi or a burger at Little Annie’s. And wherever you go, you can count

on the perfect glass of wine or a local craft beer to pair with your meal. THE KITCHEN While Aspen and Snowmass Village offer worldclass dining venues, you can stay right at home and cook a family meal in your residence’s gourmet kitchen.

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There are enough hip boutiques, gourmet restaurants and private jets in Aspen to rival the world’s greatest luxury destinations, but this mountain town’s true appeal rests in its beautiful setting and adventurous outdoor activities. You can shred the slopes, take on a whitewater river or just relax and watch the world go by.


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COLORADO

STONE CREEK 6 BED / 6.5 BATH

MOUNTAIN

Fall in love with Beaver Creek—a cozy alpine hamlet in the heart of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. Taken together with neighboring Vail, these vibrant communities boast thousands of skiable acres, posh residences and an array of worldclass amenities.

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HIGHLIGHTS CONVENIENT ACCESS

prepare an unforgettable meal you can enjoy in your slopeside residence.

Beaver Creek is the superexclusive smaller sister to her more popular big sister, Vail. Savvy travelers flock to her convenient village-to-village ski offerings at Bachelor Gulch and Arrowhead.

ALPINE GOLF Tee off at Beaver Creek Golf Club, a Robert Trent Jones Jr.-designed course set amid stunning scenery at the basin of the mountain range.

OPTIONS ABOUND Dining options in Beaver Creek blend gourmet fare with fresh, local ingredients. Take your pick of elegant restaurants in town, or request a private chef to

MEMBER FAVORITE

For one of the most romantic dining experiences in town, Inspirato members love Beano’s Cabin at Beaver Creek, an intimate and off-the-beaten-path venue that serves a selection of delectable options.

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NATURAL COLOR Explore this valley on foot or by bike in the summer and fall to experience beautiful golden aspen glades, multicolored wildflowers and highaltitude overlooks.

NIGHTLIFE When the sun sets on Beaver Creek, the fun starts to heat up. Start with a handcrafted martini at the The Beaver Creek Chophouse, try Vin 38 for fine wines and an ever-changing menu of rustic American fare made with local, organic ingredients, and don’t miss Splendido at the Chateau with its unique and refined Euro-American cuisine.


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DEER VALLEY HIGHLIGHTS WILD-WEST LUXURY

Slopeside with ski-in, ski-out convenience, the Stargazer residence is situated in the heart of Deer Valley Resort in the Village at Empire Pass. Rich wood finishes, lush granite countertops and warm decorations add to the inviting, mountain lodge feel of these stylish accommodations.

THE ACCOMMODATIONS

Bluebell, in the Grand Lodge at Empire Pass, offers deluxe accommodations and provides ski-in, ski-out access and a private ski storage room.

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TWO-WHEEL TOURING

Deer Valley has 55 miles of bike trails with variable terrain and terrific views. And bike season continues through the fall, when changing leaves make the scenery even more spectacular.

ROOM WITH A VIEW

The Hawkeye residence’s living room includes a vaulted ceiling, a floorto-ceiling stone fireplace and two-story windows that overlook Deer Valley Resort. When you’re ready to hit the slopes, the Northside Express is just steps away.

HIGH-ALTITUDE GOLF

When the snow melts, spend some time at the private community putting green before heading out for a round at a nearby course.

PARK CITY Chances are good that you won’t want to leave the comfort of Deer Valley, but if you do, Park City is just minutes away. You’ll find a wide variety of great restaurants, boutique shopping and fun nightlife options.

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Some devotees believe that Utah has the best powder in the world. That must be the reason SKI Magazine has named Deer Valley the top ski resort in North America for four consecutive years. That soft snow coupled with Deer Valley’s exceptional service—from ski valets and overnight equipment storage to superb on-mountain dining venues— makes the resort a five-star experience at every turn.

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MOUNTAIN

Surrounded by the breathtaking Teton Mountains, Jackson Hole combines the charms of the rustic West with the luxuries of an upscale resort. Our spacious homes here are tucked away on a gentle hillside, and offer convenient access to Teton Village. With so much to do—whether golfing, fishing, hiking, biking or skiing—you will delight in retiring to your comfortable mountain home after an active day spent with friends and family.

HIGHLIGHTS PERFECTLY LOCATED

Our homes provide easy access to Teton Village, Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, the astonishing National Elk Refuge, the town of Jackson and so much more. From walls of windows that frame amazing mountain views, to expansive deck and patio spaces and tasteful furnishings, you will love how our Jackson Hole homes integrate the dramatic natural elements outside with the luxurious comforts found inside.

THE SETTING Jackson Hole Mountain Resort draws skiers and boarders from around the globe with its varied terrain, which ranges from gentle slopes to extreme backcountry runs. At the base of the resort, Teton Village feels as if you have been magically whisked away to Europe. The “Vil” has Swiss architecture and all the amenities you would expect from an internationally renowned vacation destination. TETON VILLAGE This quaint village has become a destination in its own right. Visitors enjoy

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delicious restaurants, inviting espresso bars, cozy après-ski hangouts and eclectic shopping. OUTDOOR THRILLS

Summer is bright and warm with hiking, flyfishing, golfing, live music and cultural activities

galore, while the crisp and clear winters provide legendary mountain terrain and deep powder for world-class skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, sleigh-riding, dogsledding, snowshoeing and more. THE WILD WEST A visit to Jackson Town Square is like stepping into the Wild West, complete with friendly cowboys, authentic saloons, chuck-wagon dinners, and horseback and stagecoach rides.

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HIGHLIGHTS ONE VILLAGE PLACE

Located at the base of Northstar California resort, your Inspirato residence at One Village Place takes what people expect from exclusivity and adds a dash of charm and convenience to the mix. RESORT AMENITIES Enjoy access to fitness centers, hot tubs, a swimming pool and more—all just steps from your residence. NORTHSTAR MOUNTAIN RESORT Northstar

features 95 ski trails spread across 3,000 acres of

varied terrain. It’s a proper winter paradise that’s characteristic of the entire Tahoe region. It’s also the home resort to two-time snowboarding Olympic Gold Medalist Shaun White.

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BIG SPRINGS EXPRESS

Direct, private access to an in-residence gondola means that you’ll never have to wait for a ride up the mountain. MOUNTAIN GOLFING

Unforgettable golf courses—such as Northstar-at-Tahoe, Old Greenwood and Gray’s Crossing—surround

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North America’s largest alpine lake. STAY ACTIVE With a dozen major ski areas, golf courses, trails and streams, dozens of restaurants and unique shopping opportunities at every turn, Tahoe is the ideal destination in summer or winter.

VILLAGE SKATING RINK

Leisurely skating on an open rink is a wonderful way to end a day of shopping and exploring the Tahoe area. THE VILLAGE AT NORTHSTAR The mountain

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With 12 major mountain resorts in two states offering every imaginable sport and amenity, Tahoe truly has something for everyone—every season, every night and every day. You’re guaranteed to find adventure while visiting Tahoe.


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SNOWMASS VILLAGE

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GOLDENLEAF 5 BED / 5.5 BATH

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Snowmass Village is a charming mountain town surrounded by majestic peaks and some of the country’s most coveted terrain, providing for a bounty of exciting outdoor activities year-round. Depending on your preference, your Personal Vacation Advisor and Concierge team can arrange a customized itinerary that will have you outside and active, indoors and comfortable, or somewhere in between.

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First Tracks isn’t just a name. With the Two Creeks chairlift right outside this Inspirato residence, you can enjoy first tracks on many of Snowmass’s exciting runs. And for that time off the slopes, this threestory residence gives your teenage kids enough space to have fun on their own. GOLDENLEAF This beautiful home provides the optimal atmosphere for the entire family to relax and enjoy each other’s company. A grand stone fireplace opens to the

comfortable living room on one side and a 10-seat dining table on the other. Beneath vaulted ceilings, tall windows welcome morning sunshine and offer gorgeous views of the Snowmass valley. The home also features a media room with a pool table, and a private back patio with a hot tub. FOOD AND DRINK From imaginative upscale cuisine to a low-key evening engaged in comfortable conversation with friends, Snowmass delivers. Try

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the Village Tavern for a laid-back après-ski experience, or local favorite Il Poggio’s for excellent Italian fare. Call ahead and reserve an outdoor table with your own personal fire pit at Venga Venga, and be sure to try their spicy orange margarita with a side of queso fundido.

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SQUAW VALLEY HIGHLIGHTS PASSPORT TO FUN

Squaw Valley is the ideal year-round resort for the adventurous and the enthusiast who relishes the best in mountain living. Inspirato’s travel experts will help you experience this treasured snowcovered mountain range any way you’d like to slice it. PRIVATE LUXURY Apex, one of Inspirato’s amazing properties in Squaw Valley, features an expansive wrap-around deck where you can watch the epic Tahoe sunset burn in coral

hues for a breathtaking instant. Inside, the timber lodge ceiling of your great room soars to beautiful heights, and the full kitchen is truly a gourmand’s playground. PIES AND WINE There’s nothing like a good pizza… especially gourmet pizza accompanied by a stellar wine list. At the Fireside Pizza Co. the whole family will enjoy a hearty menu that’s chockfull of appetizers, salads, pastas and gourmet pizzas.

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JUST SAY SPA-AHHH

In the heart of the village, the Trilogy Spa offers private, award-winning treatments. Reserve some time to enjoy a glass of wine or champagne and select from a lineup of mini-treatments for a memorable après-ski activity.

SNOW DAY Kids ages 6 to 12 will enjoy riding a snowmobile that’s just their size at the SnoVentures mini snowmobile course. FUN IN THE SUN The mountain resorts of Tahoe don’t shut down for the summer; once all the epic snow melts, Squaw Valley delivers a steady surge of monthly outdoor festivals and events. From the Fine Arts & Crafts Festival in late June to the Annual Alpen Wine Fest in early September, Inspirato members will never be at a loss for fun.

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Squaw Valley is a vibrant multi-season vacation paradise. Visitors relish the romance of early evening alpenglow and the buzz of extreme skiing and riding. With Inspirato, Squaw Valley is elevated to an undeniably extraordinary destination with amazing, personalized service among the peaks of the Sierra Nevadas.

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Red barns with white trim, towering church steeples and rolling hillsides painted with colorful fall foliage—a visit to Stowe is like stepping into a Norman Rockwell sketch, where America’s treasured landscapes and smalltown traditions remain a part of daily life. Cradled in a fertile Vermont valley, this idyllic small town will work its way into your heart in a big way.

HIGHLIGHTS THE LOCATION Deep

in the heart of Vermont, the town of Stowe is wedged between Mt. Mansfield State Forest and CC Putnam State Forest and is accessible via the small MorrisvilleStowe State Airport or the larger Burlington International Airport. LIVE THE DREAM Sugar Maple, Inspirato’s signature Stowe residence, was constructed as HGTV’s Dream Home 2011. You’ll understand why once you step inside this architectural masterpiece.

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Designed in the spirit of classic Adirondack mountain homes, the residence features soaring ceilings accented by exposed beams cut from local timber, an abundance of natural light for the main living area’s floorto-ceiling windows, a modern kitchen and much more—every detail has been carefully considered. SKI CENTRAL Though undeniably elegant, your house is first and foremost a ski home, with easy access to the nearby slopes. The

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home also features a mudroom where you can store your equipment. SMALL TOWN, BIG EVENTS For a town

holiday celebrations and a weekend-long British Invasion event that celebrates British automobiles and culture. TAP INTO TRADITION

Vermont is the largest producer of maple syrup in the U.S., and the wealth of sugar maples near Stowe helps feed this burgeoning industry. The Trapp Family Lodge offers maple sugar walks and forest ecology tours.

its size, Stowe hosts an amazing variety of events throughout the year, including arts and crafts shows, balloon festivals, winter carnivals,

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HIGHLIGHTS THE PRIVACY Resting on

a sprawling two and a half acres near gorgeous Sun Valley, the Hemingway estate features stellar views of the Sawtooth National Forest and is bordered on one side by the Big Wood River. INDOOR/OUTDOOR In addition to a spacious living area and fully appointed game/media room with a pool table, there is a wrap-around porch with rocking chairs, a covered patio with a wood-burning fireplace and gas grill, as well as an outdoor hot tub.

FLY FISHING Boasting access to some of the best trout streams in North America, Sun Valley is a fly fisherman’s paradise. Steeped in tradition and respected throughout the Wood River Valley, Silver Creek Outfitters is among the many fly shops that can provide fishing guides and book excursions to Idaho’s best fishing spots. NORDIC CENTER When not on the slopes of Bald and Dollar mountains, families will enjoy the Sun Valley Nordic & Snowshoe Center. This winter gem features

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groomed cross-country ski and snowshoeing trails, a restaurant, lounge and bar, locker rooms and equipment rentals—even indoor virtual golf. JUST FOR KIDS Sun Valley offers multiple programs for kids of all ages as a year-round program available to

visitors of the resort. At PlaySchool & KinderCare and Young Summer Day Camp, kids can participate in any number of activities, including ice skating, swimming, paddle boating, bowling, horseback riding, hay wagon rides and picnics, gondola rides, snowshoeing and more. GREAT OUTDOORS In the summer, golf at Sun Valley Club or fly fish on a private stretch of Big Wood River. In the winter, check out the Sun Valley Tubing Hill in addition to the ski slopes.

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Sun Valley is the Pacific Northwest’s mecca for year-round outdoor recreation. Tucked away in the beautiful Wood River Valley, with sagebrush-laden dry lands to its south and forested mountain ranges to its north, the valley attracts a concentrated populace of celebrities, artists, politicians and business icons with its laid-back lifestyle and awe-inspiring natural setting.


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GOLD HILL 6 BED / 6.5 BATH

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Set amid the soaring, 13,000foot peaks of the San Juan Mountains, Telluride is an eclectic Western town that’s a charming combination of raucous Old West roots and world-class mountain luxury— all delivered with a local flair that makes Telluride a unique and welcoming destination.

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Inspirato’s Gold Hill home is conveniently located on the Telluride Golf Course in Mountain Village with access to the area’s famously efficient gondola system. At Wilson Ridge, you can ski right out the back door and onto the slopes. Evergreen is only 50 yards from the slopes, and boasts a large, handsomely appointed interior. And at Vermilion, you’ll have access to a slopeside ski valet.

WINTER THRILLS With more than 2,000 skiable acres, including the wideopen playground known as Revelation Bowl, it’s easy to understand why locals love to tout the Telluride Ski Resort. But downhill isn’t the only way to go: nearby snow-covered mountains offer hut-to-hut ski tours, snowmobiling, snowshoeing and the chance to bundle up for a tear through the woods behind a team of sled dogs. SUMMER FUN When the snow recedes to reveal untold stretches of grand hiking and biking terrain, locals take to the

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hills. The town also plays host to nearly weekly world-class events and festivals throughout the summer, including the life-list worthy Telluride Bluegrass Festival.

PERFORMING ARTS

Built by miners in 1913 for vaudeville performances, the Sheridan Opera House is the centerpiece of the renowned Sheridan Arts Foundation. From music and dance to comedy and drama, the foundation fosters a stimulating variety of performing arts throughout the year. FESTIVALS Famous for its steep skiing in the winter, in the summer months Telluride is a hotbed of music, art, food and film festivals almost every weekend.


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VAIL HIGHLIGHTS VAIL VILLAGE CONVENIENCE Eagle’s

Nest and Blue Sky offer convenient access to Vail Village, with complimentary parking spots in the heart of Vail Village and two ski lockers near the base of the mountain, all of which are included in an Inspirato vacation. FRESH TRACKS Known as

the largest—and arguably the most popular—ski mountain in the United States, Vail Mountain

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offers nearly 200 trails for serious outdoor enthusiasts to explore. TOP PICK Located in the heart of Vail Village, La Tour Restaurant is a top choice for its convenience and outstanding menu. Stop in on Sundays for a fantastic brunch that’s among the best in the village. BEST PICNIC SPOT Pick

up a packed lunch from The Little Diner (a French deli) near The Arrabelle at Vail Square, then ride the Lionshead Village Gondola to the top of Vail Mountain for a relaxed afternoon picnic with a killer view.

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WARM WEATHER ACTIVITIES Saddle up

for a trail ride with a local dude ranch, take a halfday Jeep tour through alpine forests, tee off for a game of golf, cast a line into a blue-ribbon trout

stream—when the weather warms, the opportunities are nearly endless. NIGHTLIFE Just outside our Solaris residences, Nobu Matsuhisa’s gourmet cuisine, Vail’s only movie theater and a custom bowling alley are all within steps of one another, not to mention a bounty of excellent bars and restaurants.

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Boasting thousands of skiable acres, posh residences and an array of world-class amenities just steps from the lifts, Vail Mountain is a magnet for discerning jetsetters. Vail Village is reminiscent of an elegant alpine resort, teeming with upscale boutiques, Michelinstar-rated restaurants and laid-back bars serving up hot toddies and warm company.

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With the nearby peaks and the Garibaldi Provincial Park, there will never be a lack of things to do when touring one of North America’s premier ski destinations. Inspirato will ensure the finest mountain vacation you can find in British Columbia, providing you with first-class access to Whistler-Blackcomb’s year-round resort activities and the finest in mountain living.

HIGHLIGHTS CHATEAU MONDEAU An

impressive mountain road leads to Chateau Mondeau, a magnificent stone chalet standing among pine trees and pure serenity. The luxuriously appointed residence is a modern take on a majestic castle, with soaring ceilings and English colonial hardware, all surrounded by amazing valley views and easy access to Whistler’s world-class runs. PEAK EXPERIENCE The twin peaks of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains combine to form the largest

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ski resort in North America in the winter, and house a renowned mountain bike park in the summer. Whistler also features a quaint European-style village, world-class dining and a hot nightlife scene unique to North American ski resorts. FIRST TRACKS Ask your

Destination Concierge about Fresh Tracks. You’ll board the Gondola at 7:30 a.m., enjoy a great (and filling) breakfast buffet high on the mountain at Roundhouse Lodge, and then make tracks before anyone else.

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HELI-SKIING After a few days of hitting the pair of mountains in town, it’s time to get a little more daring. Let your Destination Concierge book a helicopter skiing tour through Whistler Heli-Skiing and you’ll enjoy guided access to 432,000 acres of incredible backcountry terrain.

VALLEY TRAIL The Whistler Valley Trail connects in several places in the village, and each way forks in different directions, so you can pick multiple routes on this scenic paved path that’s very popular for running, biking and rollerblading. APRÈS-SKI Dusty’s, Whistler’s oldest hotspot, is also its best for an après-ski nosh. In business since 1965, the interior is designed like a classic Western ski lodge, and the sunny patio is a local favorite.

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With a pictureperfect shoreline punctuated by ultraluxury properties and chic dining venues, Anguilla remains one of the most exclusive destinations in the British West Indies. Its nearly three dozen pristine beaches boast some of the whitest, finest sands in the Caribbean, and the relatively flat topography gives way to sweeping ocean views from almost any vantage.

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Inspirato’s Anguillan villas, located on the island’s exclusive West End, all feature lavish touches to ensure your comfort, outdoor living spaces and panoramic ocean views. THE AMENITIES Enjoy

resort signing privileges at Cap Juluca’s three restaurants and boutiques; an extraordinary game room for kids of all ages that includes ping-pong, foosball, video games and movies; and all-day

dining within the resort. Daily breakfast is served in residence, and personal laundry service is available. BEACH TIME Anguilla’s

silky white sand beaches are some of the finest in the world, and relaxing on one is a top recommendation. Don’t miss: Shoal Bay East, Anguilla’s most popular beach and one of the best in the Caribbean; Meads Bay, an extensive stretch of sand that’s perfect for romantic walks at sunset; Little Bay, Anguilla’s best-kept secret and home to excellent snorkeling; and Sandy Hill Bay, a local

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favorite for sunbathing and swimming. SAIL AWAY Sailing is Anguilla’s national sport, and one of the island’s most popular activities among Inspirato members. Your Destination Concierge can arrange for the perfect sailing

charter in the turquoise waters surrounding the island. A sunset return is definitely a highlight. Scuba diving and deepsea fishing are also highly recommended activities. VENUS SPA Inspirato members love to recharge at one of the Caribbean’s top destination wellness retreats, the Venus Spa at the luxury CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa.


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CHICAGO With its firstclass restaurants, shopping, museums and sports teams, Chicago boasts urban attractions that attract visitors from around the world. The “Windy City” is also very accessible, with miles of lakefront paths that invite a lateafternoon stroll and festive atmospheres at Millennium Park and Navy Pier. But perhaps the best way to take it all in is with a bird’s-eye view from your suite in the spectacular new Trump International Hotel & Tower™.

HIGHLIGHTS IN THE HEART OF IT ALL

Inspirato’s residential suites are located on the higher floors of The Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago, which means you’ll enjoy unobstructed views of the Chicago River and the city skyline from every residence. THE MAGNIFICENT MILE

This eight-block stretch of Michigan Avenue features a staggering 460 stores, from high-end boutiques to offbeat bargains and specialty shops.

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THE LOOP The historical center of downtown Chicago, The Loop is chock-full of culture, art, attractions and notable landmarks. Willis Tower, the Art Institute of Chicago and the Chicago Cultural Center are all found here. DINING Chicago is a city of neighborhoods, each with a unique vibe and culinary offerings. Your personal concierge is available to help you find the city’s newest hot spots and off-the-beaten-path gems. And of course you’ll want

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to sample Chicago-style pizza and hot dogs—it’s the only way to join the debate about which city has the best of each. THE SERVICE You’ll enjoy signature Trump Attaché services 24 hours a day. This unprecedented service delivers personalized

attention without intrusion, including everything from a custom-stocked refrigerator or a personal shopper to whatever your heart desires. THE LOCATION Just outside the Tower’s front doors, you’ll find the best of Chicago, including Michigan Avenue, Millennium Park and world-class restaurants.

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FLORENCE Your luxurious residence at the Lungarno Suites overlooks the lovely Ponte Vecchio and the Arno River flowing through the middle of Florence. In addition to beginning your day with these wonderful views, your concierge can direct you to nearby sites such as the Uffizi Gallery and Palazzo Pitti, or to Florence’s famed boutiques as well as make dinner reservations at one of the city’s amazing restaurants.

HIGHLIGHTS TREASURE ON THE ARNO

Your suite features the stylish furnishings and clean lines designed by the venerable Ferragamo family. It’s perfect for a couple, and also suits a family with additional sleeping arrangements. Grand windows overlook the Arno River and Ponte Vecchio, and your kitchenette features everything you’ll need to make yourself comfortable during your stay. The Lungarno staff will deliver breakfast to your suite each morning, and limousine service is also available.

UFFIZI GALLERY

Designed by Vasari for Cosimo de’ Medici, the beautiful Uffizi is even more famous for the treasures within, including works by da Vinci, Botticelli, Titian, Raphael and Rembrandt.

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HIGH-END FASHIONS

The boutiques of Armani, Ferragamo and Bulgari are on Via de’ Tornabuoni. Prada, Gucci, Chanel, Cavalli and Pucci have stores around Florence, too. If you want the latest trends, you’re in the right place.

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Really a collection of sites, this world-famous square features the Florence Cathedral, Giotto’s Campanile, the Florence Baptistery and the Loggia del Bigallo.

THE LOCATION Walk to the most famous Florence landmarks, including the Uffizi Gallery, Piazza del Duomo, Piazza della Signoria, Santa Maria del Fiore cathedral and Palazzo Pitti. THE SERVICE The staff will handle every detail, from concierge service and grocery shopping to laundry service.

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For the well-heeled traveler, Las Vegas’ entertainment opportunities truly know no bounds. Dine in internationally renowned restaurants, take the evening to the next level in a sky-top lounge or reserve a limousine to whisk you to a trendy nightclub or show. Your luxurious suite at the ARIA Resort & Casino puts you in the center of it all.

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James Beard-recognized and Michelin-lauded chefs.

SANCTUARY IN THE SKY

Your stay in the stunning ARIA Sky Suites begins with an exclusive portecochère entry accessed only by limousine. Soar to your penthouse, where each suite features spectacular views of the city or mountains. ARIA’s concierge staff will cater to your every need.

FINE DINING The

number of chefs with gourmet venues in Las Vegas seems endless: Joel Robuchon, Michael Mina, Charlie Palmer, Tom Colicchio, Alain Ducasse, Andre Rochat and more have created amazing restaurants and unforgettable dining experiences.

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We could describe them as a combination of dance and dexterity, theater and acrobatics, but you really have to see them to believe them.

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL

Although Cirque is an international organization, it seems as if the incredibly unique performances were designed for Vegas.

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NIGHTLIFE If Las Vegas doesn’t sleep, should you? From gaming at one of the

many casinos to the most exclusive nightclubs, there’s something fun and vibrant for every visitor under the bright Vegas lights. FUN FOR KIDS Vegas isn’t all about decadence; there’s plenty for the whole family to do. From the Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay to Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat, a wild ride on top of The Stratosphere or simply watching the dancing fountains at the Bellagio, Vegas delivers excitement for all ages.

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In London, tradition and ceremony meld seamlessly with the fast pace of a global financial center and a vibrant, modern aesthetic. Your suite at the chic and contemporary Metropolitan London places you at the center of this cultural crossroad—just minutes from London’s historic hotspots and hippest offerings.

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placed on Park Lane, guests of the Metropolitan are within walking distance of Piccadilly Circus, Bond Street, Knightsbridge and a throng of restaurants. THE SERVICE A Techno Butler is at your service to help with all things computer related, and guests also receive twice-daily maid service, including evening turndown with complimentary mineral water. The Met Bar is open to guests only for afternoon tea, award-winning cocktails

and dynamic DJ-fueled events. Celebrity sightings are common here— especially while dining at Nobu or sipping a martini at The Met Bar. EXPERIENCE IT ALL

A short cab ride from The Metropolitan London delivers you to London’s famous neighborhoods, shopping locations and restaurants. Stroll through the scenic passageways of Mayfair and Knightsbridge— two of London’s elite neighborhood districts— spend the day at Hyde Park,

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visit international treasures at the British Museum and National Gallery or pay a visit to Westminster Abbey. WEST END THEATER

Only New York’s Broadway can compete with the West End. Famous movie actors appear on stage here frequently, and it’s also known

for its many amazing restaurants, making this an unforgettable evening experience. BUCKINGHAM PALACE

Great for families, the Queen’s official London residence features 775 rooms, lavish décor and is the site of the Changing of the Guard. LONDON PUBS Slide onto a bar stool or into a booth at a traditional pub and enjoy a pint. From dark wood paneling to warm fireplaces, you can find the perfect interior for midday comfort.


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NEW YORK No matter what your heart desires, New York reigns supreme with its world-class dining, culture, nightlife and more. In the city that never sleeps, one visit is never enough. HIGHLIGHTS A SPACIOUS SOHO PENTHOUSE At Trump

SoHo™ New York, one of Manhattan’s most renowned hoteliers welcomes you to the highly desirable location where SoHo meets Tribeca and

the West Village—as well as to the neighborhood’s outstanding art galleries, fine dining and boutique shopping. AMENITIES ABOUND At Trump SoHo™, your suite features floor-to-ceiling windows with spectacular views of Manhattan, a spacious living area for entertaining, deep soaking tub and standalone shower, as well as a European-style wet bar.

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In addition to SoHo, you can vacation in fabulous residences at Trump Central Park, giving you easy access to either eclectic treasures or the world’s most famous park. FINE DINING It’s best to pay attention, because new must-visit restaurants pop up every week. From the most exquisite steakhouses to contemporary fusion bistros to favorite stops in Chinatown, foodies of every description will find something to expand their culinary horizon.

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SHOPPING Start with the haute boutiques on Madison Avenue, swing through Barney’s, Bloomingdale’s and Bergdorf Goodman, then head to the artist-meccaturned-hip-outdoormall that is SoHo.

NIGHTLIFE Looking for an early dinner and a ticket to a Broadway show? Interested in hip clubs in your hippest attire? Or do you love live music, from the celebrities of opera to the skinny jeans of indie rock? You’ll find all that and much, much more. THE SERVICE You’ll enjoy signature Trump Attaché services 24 hours a day, with everything from a custom-stocked minibar to personalized business cards and laundry service.

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PARIS Paris is the crossroads for the world’s best art, cuisine, architecture and many other marvels. The city is also your palette of opportunity. Enjoy a freshly baked baguette on the banks of the River Seine, photograph the majestic Notre Dame Cathedral, breathe in the Champs Élysées after a spring rain, pause to enjoy a street-side concert— Paris is truly a feast for the senses.

HIGHLIGHTS LUXURY AND CONVENIENCE The

Majestic, a five-star property, offers an elegant and serene escape into the heart of Paris—perfect for romance and ideal for business. Amenities include richly appointed suites with two satellite LCD televisions, iPod docking stations and more, as well as access to the MAJClub spa and fitness center, saunas, steam rooms and a swimming pool.

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THE LOCATION Literally steps away from the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs Élysées, the Majestic is located in the 16th arrondissement of Paris—home to diplomatic embassies and renowned museums. CLASSICALLY FRENCH, EXCEEDINGLY PARISIAN

For the business traveler, the hotel delivers a multitude of services and amenities. For the romantic, the Majestic rests in the heart of the world’s most passion-filled city.

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MUSEUMS You can easily

spend a full day exploring the treasures at the Musée du Louvre, and appreciating the art of Paris is an activity that spans the entire city. Centre Pompidou flaunts the largest collection of modern art in Europe, and any wine enthusiast requires quality time at the Musée du Vin.

JARDIN DU LUXEMBOURG

Revered for its role in Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables, the Luxembourg Gardens appeal to families and lovers alike with their tranquil setting and elaborate fountains. LA CINÉMATHÈQUE FRANÇAISE The

Cinémathèque houses the largest film archive in the world and offers daily screenings from its vast collection.

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Commonly referred to as “the Ranch” by locals, Rancho Santa Fe is a crown jewel destination in the San Diego area. This centrally located community offers the best of San Diego County within easy reach, yet feels like an exclusive, secluded retreat where you can relax and unwind in quiet comfort. It’s the best of both worlds in one unbelievable location.

HIGHLIGHTS THE RESIDENCES Ranging

in size from charming one-bedroom suites to a three-bedroom Hacienda that features a large private pool and hot tub, there’s an option at Rancho Santa Fe to meet every need. Each residence features luxurious furnishings and finishes, private outdoor living spaces and every amenity you’ll need to feel right at home. A GOLFER’S PARADISE

Rancho Valencia is located near a golfing mecca. Three standouts near

the resort include The Rancho Santa Fe Farms, Maderas Golf Club and Torrey Pines Golf Course. THE RESTAURANT Named

“One of the Top 100 Hotel Restaurants” by Zagat Survey, The Rancho Valencia Restaurant serves California Upscale Brasserie cuisine in an elegant Mediterranean setting. ACTIVE LIVING The

Ranch offers a wealth of sights and activities, including beautiful botanical gardens, polo,

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horseback riding, boating clubs, golfing on private courses and much more.

dressage, how to jump or just need a few pointers. TOP TENNIS Rancho Valencia’s facility is ranked “#1 Tennis Resort” by Tennis Magazine, and features 18 championship courts tucked into a beautiful garden setting. A concierge can arrange lessons from the resort’s pros, as well as set up court times.

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Rancho Santa Fe offers 26 miles of beautiful, peaceful equestrian trails. Your Destination Concierge can arrange for lessons from The Riding Club for kids and adults who want to learn

Boutique shopping, cultural events, live theater, art, music and fine dining round out the Ranch’s many offerings.

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BACARA RESORT & SPA

Known as the “American Riviera,” Santa Barbara fuses the beauty of a Mediterranean coastal town with pure Californian spirit. The climate is typical of the state’s oceanfront communities, with breezes that keep the winters warm and the summers cool. The Santa Ynez Mountain Range is the perfect backdrop to the city’s Spanishinspired architecture, culture and cuisine.

HIGHLIGHTS CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’

A variety of vacation experiences are available to guests at the Bacara Resort & Spa. Receive professional golf instruction and daily tennis lessons, choose from a range of recreational activities such as the Cold Springs Hike, Picnic Hike or Champagne Croquet, and the 42,000-squarefoot Spa at Bacara should be visited daily for an assortment of treatments that promote relaxation.

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Bacara’s three signature restaurants—Miró, The Bistro and Spa Café— serve a variety of inspired entrees and offer access to the resort’s worldclass wine cellar. ART CULTURE Santa Barbara is home to more than 60 art galleries. Good thing, too, as the city’s famed artists’ colony is prolific and the art popular among visitors from around the world. CALIFORNIA WINE FESTIVAL Wine tastings,

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beachside music make for a festive atmosphere during the annual California Wine Festival—a midsummer tradition in Santa Barbara. SANDPIPER AND GLEN ANNIE Pack the clubs

for 18 holes on some of California’s finest golf courses. The public course

of Sandpiper hugs the coast as it winds through the best of what Santa Barbara has to offer. Glen Annie’s rolling foothills and detailed architecture take golfers in a whole new direction. THE SPA The Spa at Bacara has 36 private rooms and a wide array of treatments that can be customized and combined any way you like.


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SONEVA FUSHI The Soneva Fushi resort is an island unto itself—a private swath of silky sand and lush vegetation surrounded by a coral lagoon and the dazzling Indian Ocean. Although the island is the second largest in the Maldives, the resort’s 65 residences are the only ones here and each offers complete privacy to enjoy your own island paradise.

HIGHLIGHTS SONEVA FUSHI You

might feel like Robinson Crusoe—albeit in a far more luxurious setting— when you stay at one of Inspirato’s residences at Soneva Fushi. Choose from an intimate one-bedroom villa with a private pool; a two-bedroom villa with a lagoon-like oasis and pool just steps from the beach; or a multi-story, four-bedroom sanctuary that includes a private massage suite, sauna and steam bath, personal gym, wine cellar and a massive swimming pool.

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TOP-TIER SERVICE Condé Nast has designated Soneva Fushi for both its Hot List and Gold List thanks to superior service, a world-class Six Senses Spa, decadent cuisine and pure beauty. It’s barefoot luxury at its finest. THE AMENITIES Each residence features a private seawater swimming pool, personal butler service, in-villa wireless Internet access, complimentary daily breakfast, access to the resort’s fitness center and the use of a resort buggy or bicycles.

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SIX SENSES SPA Reserve some time for pampering from the renowned spa brand, whether it’s a body treatment, spa journey or specialist therapy like a Tibetan hot stone healing massage. DIVE IN The Maldives boast some of the world’s best scuba diving, and

from Soneva Fushi you can access more than 30 excellent dive sites. You can also get PADI certified at the resort within a week, and then join a small group led by the Soleni Dive School. The crystal-clear lagoon around the island also offers excellent snorkeling. STAR STRUCK Koh Kood’s quiet shores and clear skies are ideal for a night of stargazing. Start with training from the resort’s resident astronomer and then turn your eyes to the sky to view Saturn’s rings, Jupiter’s moons and countless stars.

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SONEVA KIRI Escape to the untouched island of Koh Kood, a private world of tropical rain forests, white sand beaches and gorgeous waterfalls. We’ve partnered with Soneva Kiri by Six Senses to give this quiet village atmosphere a luxury upgrade. Although Bangkok is just an 80-minute plane ride away, Soneva Kiri deserves its motto, “No news, no shoes.”

HIGHLIGHTS ISLAND LUXURY Choose

from the one-bedroom ocean villa suite or twobedroom beach retreat and settle into an unhurried atmosphere that combines island living with modern luxuries like a private infinity-edge pool, stateof-the-art entertainment systems and appliances, as well as beautiful and open living spaces that bring the outside in—all of which have helped earn the resort a Robb Report “Best of the Best” distinction.

THE SERVICE You’ll enjoy personal butler service, babysitting services, wine cellars, in-villa wireless Internet access, access to the resort’s fitness center and use of an electrical cart, resort buggy or bicycle for getting around the island. Complimentary daily breakfast is also included. SIX SENSES SPA The award-winning Six Senses Spa invites you to enjoy the SLOW LIFE, its unique philosophy on a holistic lifestyle. Take advantage of personalized sensory spa journeys in one of the 11 uniquely designed treatment rooms

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from a skilled team of international and Thai therapists. Your personal butler will be happy to make an appointment.

serves a daily-changing menu of nine-course authentic Thai feasts. SEE THE SIGHTS BELOW

With calm, clear waters, an onsite resort PADI scuba center and undersea life from turtles to moray eels, you’ll find some of the best scuba diving in the world just a short boat ride from the island’s beaches.

A MEAL TO REMEMBER

Acclaimed Chef Khun Benz runs a secluded waterfront restaurant that

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SONOMA WINE COUNTRY

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From large commercial wineries to artisanal, family-owned operations, the vineyards that span Sonoma and Napa are among the world’s richest and most diverse. While “barrel tasting” tours, cave tours and upscale restaurants are intriguing, it’s the unexpected delights that will truly enhance your wine-country experience.

HIGHLIGHTS THE CURATIVE POWERS OF WINE COUNTRY

The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn and Spa is your distinguished guide to California wine country. Located in the town of Sonoma and just a short drive from Napa, the Inn is a cared-for vestige that represents the area’s iconic past, present and future. The Inn’s cornerstone attraction is its 40,000-squarefoot, state-of-the-art spa featuring swimming pools fed by underground geothermal springs.

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There is no lack of superior dining options in Sonoma, but the Inn’s Santé Restaurant deserves special attention. Recipient of a prestigious Michelin Star as well as the AAA Four Diamond Award, Santé features a top-rated list of more than 500 Sonoma and Napa County wines. BATHING RITUAL The Willow Stream Spa’s signature service is a self-guided European bathing ritual, which

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includes an exfoliating shower, herbal steam, cool and warm showers and a serene relaxation lounge. SONOMA GOLF CLUB The historic Sonoma Golf Club represents a cornerstone in the development and success of Sonoma Valley. Guests of the Inn have access to the

club’s signature 18-hole championship course, which was established in 1925. Today it’s home to the PGA Champions Tour’s Charles Schwab Cup. GLEN ELLEN Former hometown of famed writer Jack London, the charming and historic town of Glen Ellen is home to some renowned wineries, including B.R. Cohn Winery, Benziger Family Winery and Mayo Family Winery.

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ST. BARTS

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A calming serenity overtakes you upon arrival on the Caribbean island of Saint Barthélemy— better known as St. Barts. It’s a divine awakening that will heighten your senses and revive your soul. The island’s elegance is unsurpassed, primarily because of its Parisian influence. The islanders speak French fluently (and most also speak English), and St. Barts is the fashion capital of the Caribbean.

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HIGHLIGHTS GETTING THERE It’s

suggested that you fly to St. Maarten’s Julian Airport and then take a very short but memorable connecting flight to St. Barts.

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According to island folklore, there’s pirate treasure buried near this beautiful, secluded swimming beach. If you do go on the hunt, be respectful of the beachgoers who sunbathe nude.

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SERENE LE SERENO

Designed by famed Parisian designer Christian Liaigre, Le Sereno Hotel is an intimate, elegant St. Barts refuge with 37 exquisitely furnished suites and three private villas. Like St. Barts itself, the beauty of Le Sereno is in its unique blend of tranquility and opulence.

FRENCH FLAIR For such a tiny island, St. Barts is rich with a wide variety of high-quality dining options, accentuated by the French sophistication and flair of the cuisine.

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THE RESTAURANT Le Restaurant des Pêcheurs serves fresh seafood in an elegant yet relaxed oceanfront setting. THE LOUNGE Relax at the Lounge and Martini Bar at Le Sereno, located next to the restaurant and overlooking the bay.

THE VIEWS Marvel at the views of Grand Cul-deSac, the tony quarter in northwestern St. Barts, from your residence as well as sweeping ocean vistas from your generously sized living area, terraces and gardens. It’s the best of St. Barts in a stunning natural setting.

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TELLURIDE Nestled in a scenic box canyon, Telluride bursts into view in glorious fashion amid the soaring, 13,000-foot peaks of the San Juan Mountains. This rustically elegant mountain town boasts a wealth of fine dining, shopping, events and cultural attractions— not to mention the world-class skiing. Your residence at the Fairmont Heritage Place, Franz Klammer Lodge places you in the middle of Mountain Village and minutes from historic Telluride.

HIGHLIGHTS THE LODGE Just steps

from Telluride Ski Resort and the dining, shopping and recreational opportunities of Mountain Village, the Fairmont Heritage Place, Franz Klammer Lodge offers a new and convenient Telluride resort experience. Each residence features a gas stone fireplace, fully equipped kitchen with upgraded appliances, private outdoor spaces and many luxurious touches throughout.

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THE SERVICE Step off the slopes and hand your equipment to the ski valet in winter, and in the summer let the golf valet pack your clubs. The resort’s 24-hour concierge service makes sure your needs are attended to at any time of day. THE AMENITIES The

Lodge also features a game room and outdoor heated pool and hot tub. Guests will also enjoy access to the private spa, 24-hour fitness center and business center and complimentary valet parking. Pre-arrival itinerary planning and

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grocery shopping are also available. IN WINTER Telluride Ski Resort, with 2,000-plus skiable acres including the Revelation Bowl, is pure excellence. But downhill skiing isn’t the only way to go; nearby snow-covered mountains offer hut-to-hut ski tours, snowmobiling,

snowshoeing and the chance to drive a team of sled dogs. IN SUMMER During the warmer months, the snow recedes to reveal untold stretches of grand hiking and biking terrain, and the town plays host to nearly weekly world-class events and festivals—including the world-famous Telluride Bluegrass Festival.

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TORONTO With top-tier shopping, dining, arts and attractions sprinkled throughout a bustling and beautifully conceived cityscape, Toronto has evolved from simply being Canada’s largest city into one of the world’s most dynamic metropolitan destinations.

HIGHLIGHTS LIVE THE HIGH LIFE

For Inspirato members, a vacation at Trump International Hotel & Tower™ Toronto combines the best location, services and amenities you’ll find anywhere in the city. Your custom-designed suite features floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Toronto skyline or Lake Ontario and an elegant, spacious living area with fireplace. The exquisite amenities include the city’s finest spa, nanny

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services, 24-hour in-room dining and the signature Trump Attaché service. PRIME LOCATION The only luxury hotel in the Financial District, Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto is just a short walk from the CN Tower, historic Distillery District and St. Lawrence Market. DINNER WITH A VIEW

Situated on the scenic 54th floor of the Toronto Dominion Bank Tower, Canoe restaurant is a local favorite and the perfect venue for a special night out.

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from atop the 1,815-foot CN Tower, the tallest freestanding building in the Western Hemisphere. DISTILLERY DISTRICT

This acclaimed neighborhood is part European walking district and part SoHo.

OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

Toronto is an urban metropolis within easy reach of unspoiled wilderness and heartpumping adventure. Take a high-altitude tour via a private helicopter tour, soak in the sensory experience of Niagara Falls, explore the Toronto Islands or take in the views

DINNER WITH A VIEW

Watch the sun set from a table at C5 Restaurant. Perched on the fifth floor of the Royal Ontario Museum’s modern annex, this spectacular restaurant features a wide variety of regional cuisine and superb wines from Ontario’s best vineyards.

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Inspirato’s East African Safari Experience takes you to the open plains and green hills of Kenya, where you’ll enjoy amazing and intimate interactions with the wildlife and culture of this special area. Marvel at the sunlight on the snow-capped hills of Mt. Kilimanjaro and elephants ambling toward watering holes. Look for wild game such as zebras, gazelles and wildebeests on grassy plains. In these private game reserves, you can also enjoy unexpected

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activities like mountain biking, horseback safaris and a hot-air balloon ride over the African savannah. In a word: unforgettable.

HIGHLIGHTS IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE

You’ll enjoy up-close encounters with Africa’s breathtaking wildlife on guided tours of private game reserves, and experience the lifestyle of the Maasai people with intimate encounters.

BEST OF BOTH WORLDS

Throughout your safari experience, you’ll enjoy comfortable lodging and permanent tent accommodations with private attached baths. This personalized, upscale camp experience combines thoughtful service and attention to detail with the immersive feeling of connecting with the daily rhythms of the African savannah. BY LAND AND BY AIR

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landscape and wildlife, including bike safaris, hot-air balloon rides, Jeep tours, horseback rides, tracking with bloodhounds and more. THE CONVENIENCE

You’ll enjoy the peace of mind that comes with booking a fully vetted and road-tested African safari experience. It’s easy to book, all activities and meals are pre-arranged, and your comfort and safety are accounted for at every step. No detail is left to chance, and the service is consistently excellent throughout.

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which includes a private plunge pool and a rooftop “star bed” to gaze at the night sky. You can enjoy coffee or tea in your room each morning, picnic or poolside lunches and candlelit dinners. During the days, you might explore the plains by horseback, Land Rover and on foot. Keep your eyes peeled for gazelles, gerenuks, zebras, elands, oryx, giraffes and wildebeests, as well as cheetahs and lions. There’s also a swimming pool at the lodge if you want to take a dip. DAYS

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very personal and upscale camp experience. These days will include morning and afternoon game drives, the option of a hot-air balloon ride for a nominal fee, excursions in custommade safari vehicles and visits to authentic Masai villages. The wildlife that resides here includes lions, leopards, hyenas, and cheetahs, as well as sunbathing crocodiles, massive hippos, elephants and much more. DAYS

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A late morning flight to Nairobi takes you to a dayroom at an upscale hotel. You can relax there or explore the area for shopping and dining. You’ll be transported to the hotel that evening for an overnight flight, and arrive home the following day.

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MUST SEE The Wildebeest Migration Visit Kenya from July to September, the country’s coolest months, to witness the great wildebeest migration at its peak. This is when impossibly huge herds of wildebeest make their way from spring breeding and feeding grounds, across the Mara River and toward the green grasses on the other side. This huge migration also attracts a wide variety of predatory animals, and is a natural phenomenon that must be experienced firsthand to truly understand its magnitude.

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EXPLORE THE WILD WEST

Our C Lazy U Luxury Guest Ranch & Resort Experience takes you into Colorado’s Wild West and introduces you to an elegant, friendly and fun guestranch culture, complete with gourmet meals and luxury lodging. Located on more than 8,000 acres in Granby, where the Colorado River runs off the Continental Divide and winds its way through mountain valleys and the White River National Forest, C Lazy U is a land of lush green meadows, bright

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blue skies and fresh, clean air. Every season brings unique beauty and new activities for the whole family. From relaxing spa services at the Lazy You Spa and daily horseback riding with a wrangler guide, to fly fishing and trap shooting in warm weather and private snowcat-assisted skiing and ice skating in the winter, you can create memorable experiences day after day.

HIGHLIGHTS FAMILY FOCUSED Children and teens will enjoy the outstanding kids’ program, brimming with action and entertainment, led by cool and talented counselors, while adults will revel in as much or as little adventure as they desire. From pony rides and crafts for the littlest ones, to scavenger hunts and hayrides for the older kids and overnight camping and whitewater rafting for teenagers, your children can explore the ranch and make memories that will last a lifetime.

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Families eat breakfast together each morning and have an organized family activity each evening. YEAR-ROUND ACTIVITIES

This luxury guest ranch is bustling every day of the year. When you’re not in the saddle, go snow tubing, sledding and cross-country skiing in the winter and go hiking, biking and fly fishing in the summer, just to name a few of the fun activities.

“FIVE-SPUR SERVICE”

From the first “howdy” to the final tip of their hat, C Lazy U staff members make you feel instantly at home and welcome you into the ranch family. A renowned chef prepares delectable gourmet family-style meals, and your luxury accommodations offer firstclass comfort and solitude, with stone fireplaces, nightly bed turndown, plush robes, iHome docking stations and fresh snacks that are replenished daily.


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and in wintertime, take a ride down the private luge run, play ice hockey or go snowshoeing.

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by a nightly family activity, where you can spend time with your loved ones, eat ice cream and later enjoy optional programmed events at the Patio House.

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Spend your days finding action and adventure. In summertime, participate in cattle drives and other cowboy adventures,

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MUST DO Get Horseback in the Rocky Mountains The essential C Lazy U experience is built around its horseback program. One of the premier horseback riding ranches in Colorado, C Lazy U maintains a herd of more than 175 horses, and its experienced wranglers will match you with the perfect horse for your stature and riding ability. You’ll get to know your horse during daily morning and afternoon rides, and kids will enjoy an opportunity to take a morning wagon ride out into the pasture to help the C Lazy U staff feed the herd. There’s nothing like the feel of a warm muzzle as eager mouths reach for a fresh flake of hay.

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GALAPAGOS VOYAGE

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EXPLORE AN EXOTIC DESTINATION

In the Galapagos Islands, you’ll experience up-close encounters with some of the most unique wildlife, flora and fauna in the world. Sail among the islands on an intimate, richly appointed expedition ship with a maximum of 48 guests, and gain insight into the islands’ diverse flora and fauna through the expertise of experienced naturalist guides. It’s the ideal way to experience all that the Galapagos has to offer.

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HIGHLIGHTS THE EXPERIENCE Most of your time will be spent within the protected areas of the Galapagos National Park and the Galapagos Marine Reserve, where you might see penguins, sea lions, albatross, marine iguanas, bluefooted boobies, flamingos and much more—all from an incredibly close vantage point.

THE NATURAL WORLD

The Galapagos are home to an amazingly diverse assortment of creatures both in the sea and on land. While kayaking, snorkeling and walking these remote islands, you’ll observe surfacing dolphins and whales, flightless cormorants and giant tortoises, blue-footed boobies, brown pelicans, seals and so much more. INTIMATE ENCOUNTERS

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get to know the guides on a personal level as they share their expertise and introduce you to the wonders of the Galapagos.

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snorkel or look for sea urchins, octopuses and starfish in tidal pools along the black sand beach. Next, head to Bartolomé Island, where penguins gather near the snorkeling area around Pinnacle Rock. Trek to the top of the island for exceptional views or enjoy a panga ride to explore nooks and crannies along the coastline.

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At the Charles Darwin Research Station, gain insight into the huge efforts being made by scientists, guides, rangers and park managers to preserve this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Perhaps the biggest treat, however, will be the opportunity to see the Galapagos’ famous giant tortoises in their natural habitat.

The day begins with a panga ride through saltwater inlets frequented by sea turtles, sharks and rays on Black Turtle Cove. At midday you’ll travel back to Quito, where you can refresh before your flight home the next day. We are glad to arrange ground transportation and accommodations in Quito.

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After a restful evening, board a morning flight for your return home.

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Today’s journey begins among the frolicking sea lions on the white sand beach of Gardner Bay. Then it’s on to Punta Suárez on Española Island, one of the trip’s most popular stops. The area’s isolation has led to a high proportion of endemic fauna, as well as rare finches and the only population of albatrosses on the planet.

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MACHU PICCHU

PERU

EXPLORE SOUTH AMERICAN CHARMS

Our custom Peru Experience— featuring the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Cusco and Machu Picchu—introduces you to this South American country’s rich cultural history, friendly locals and stunning scenery. Set in the beautiful Andes Mountains, Peru has strong Inca and Spanish influences, and the country is teeming with ancient ruins and historical enchantments. Learn about past civilizations and view awe-inspiring artifacts that are

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thousands of years old, all while surrounded by nature at its finest. HIGHLIGHTS PERU YOUR WAY Packed with variety, your entire Peruvian experience provides a variety of activities to explore the Andean landscape. You’ll enjoy private tours and luxurious accommodations at each destination; dine on Peruvian delicacies; set your heart pumping with outdoor adventures such as hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding; or

choose to relax and enjoy the views. Personal hosts and expert guides will escort you through every step of your trip, ensuring five-star service and an unforgettable experience. EXPERT PRIVATE GUIDE

With the help of a private, English-speaking guide, immerse yourself in the diverse and fascinating culture of the Andean people, experiencing local food, religion and art.

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Discover the Inca civilization through the many ruins, ranging from Machu Picchu, one of the most aweinspiring archaeological sites in the Americas, to Sacsayhuaman, an ancient battlefield. ADDITIONAL EXCURSION

In addition to our Peru experience, you can add to your trip by taking an excursion to the lush Amazon jungle or exploring the three-million-year-old freshwater Lake Titicaca.

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When you arrive at Lima’s international airport, your personal host will greet you and assist you with check-in at Costa del Sol, a comfortable accommodation conveniently located directly across from the airport.


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After a short flight to Cusco and a private transfer to the Sacred Valley, you will enjoy a homemade Peruvian lunch and breathtaking views at the Hacienda Huayoccari, a working farm in the heart of the Sacred Valley. Venture into Incan history on a private horseback riding tour and hop on a mountain bike to explore the Maras salt flats and the ruins in Moray. You will sleep well at Sol y Luna, a peaceful lodge in a gorgeous, natural setting. DAY

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Take in spectacular views of the Andes and of vibrant villages before arriving at Machu Picchu. You may elect to arrive at Machu Picchu via the luxurious Hiram Bingham train, or you can take a train to Kilometer 104 and hike the last portion of the Inca Trail with your guide. You can choose to do as much or as little hiking as you desire, and you may also participate in a private meditation ceremony performed by a Paco (Andean Shaman). Stay at the luxurious Machu Picchu Inkaterra Hotel, which boasts beautiful gardens and a glass-walled restaurant. DAY

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Meet local artisans at San Blas Square or dine on a decadent Peruvian lunch served in an open-air patio before traveling to Lima and boarding your international flight home. • Please note that this is a sample itinerary. Itineraries are highly customizable so that members may choose the activities and destinations they prefer. preparation for your private Peruvian cooking demonstration and introduction to nouveauAndean cuisine. Explore the Plaza de Armas,

Qoricancha, the Museum of Religious Art and the Archbishop’s Palace. Sleep comfortably at La Casona, a converted 16thcentury manor house.

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MUST SEE Sunrise over the Ancient Ruins Viewing the sunrise over Machu Picchu, as you will during your Peruvian adventure, can only be described as a religious experience. Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, ancient “Incans” built this impressive collection of structures deep in the wilds of Peru’s Cusco Region in the mid-1400s. It was abandoned just 100 years after its completion during the Spanish Conquest, and today most of the outlying buildings have been reconstructed to give a sense of what Machu Picchu must have been like at the height of its glory.

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Travel by train and private transfer to Cusco, where your knowledgeable guide will take you on a tour around the Sacsayhuaman ruins. Later choose fresh ingredients from a traditional market in

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MEDITERRANEAN CRUISE

MEDITERRANEAN SEA

EXPLORE PORT-HOPPING THE RIVIERAS

The world may never look the same after a Mediterranean voyage with Inspirato and Silversea, the world’s leading small-ship luxury cruise line. During this exclusive voyage, you can clink martini glasses at a Monte Carlo blackjack table, sink into a plush lounge chair on the sunny Saint-Tropez sand and gaze in wide-eyed wonder at the impossibly blue Mediterranean waters. This unforgettable journey features a custom itinerary that

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combines the most romantic ports along the Italian, French and Spanish Rivieras with onboard luxury every step of the way. HIGHLIGHTS

windows and private verandas. Recount the day’s adventures over a gourmet candlelit dinner with your spirits of choice, and enjoy the ship’s pool deck, fitness center, casino and show lounge. It’s all included.

CRUISING, ELEVATED

THE SPA AT SILVERSEA

For Inspirato members, this intimate private cruise includes membersonly deck parties at enchanting ports of call and customized shore excursions. Complimentary butler service is available on board day or night, and suites feature picture

Relax your body and mind in this soothing sanctuary at sea. Appointments for chargeable services may be made on board the ship.

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Depart from the port of Civitavecchia, Italy, which is about a 1.5-hour drive from Rome. We suggest that you arrive at least a day in advance to enjoy the many historically significant and beautiful attractions in Italy’s capital city, including the the Basilica di San Pietro and the Sistine Chapel. A half-day excursion to the Etruscan countryside to experience the history and flavors of Old Italy is also available.

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Your first port of call is Portovenere (Cinque Terre), Italy. This coastal area is made up of five tiny villages clinging to the cliffs along the Ligurian coast in Northwest Italy. You can trek along the winding, cliff-side Cinque Terre or experience the “Flavors of Liguria” with an excursion to the famous Cappun Magru restaurant and a scenic tour of Volastra. DAY

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palm tree-lined Promenade des Anglais. The ship will overnight in Nice. DAY

town elegance with chic aesthetics and is a popular destination for affluent vacationers. Tour picturesque villages such as the charming seaside towns of Rapallo, once favored by famous writers such as Ernest Hemmingway and Ezra Pound, and Santa Margherita, one of the Italian Riviera’s preeminent resorts.

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Nice elegantly blends the old world with the new in an elegantly relaxed setting that befits its stature as the “Queen of the Riviera.” English aristocracy favored Nice as a winter retreat during the Victorian era, and today you’ll enjoy visiting its fine restaurants and shops in the stately Place Massena. End the day with a relaxing stroll along the

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The tiny principality Monte Carlo covers only 473 acres (it would easily fit inside New York City’s Central Park), yet attracts an affluent, glamorous and pampered crowd. The ship will overnight in port, allowing for ample time to explore its museums, boutiques and world-class restaurants. Try your luck at one of Monte Carlo’s famous casinos. The Place du Casino, trimmed in gold leaf, is a standout. DAY

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Saint-Tropez is known for its famous and wealthy guests, including jetsetters, models,

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actors and millionaires. Explore its many finesand beaches and all they have to offer, including the ultra-exclusive Club 55 in Ramatuelle. Or opt for a guided walking tour of Saint-Tropez’s rich architectural heritage, ending in an intimate village garden where an expert oenologist will introduce you to the Saint-Tropez Peninsula’s excellent wines. DAY

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The charming village of Sète serves as a gateway to Montpellier, the capital of the Languedoc-Roussillon region of Southern France, and provides access to nearby destinations such as Provence, Carcassonne and Pezenas. Sample the flavors of the Languedoc region during a visit and wine tasting in Montpellier or embark on a guided

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walking tour through the medieval walled city of Carcassonne. DAY

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Barcelona is a vibrant cultural hub that was once home to architect Antoni Gaudi and painters Joan Miro, Salvador Dali and Picasso. It’s a fitting final port for your grand Mediterranean adventure, as Barcelona is filled with a wealth of historical treasures and natural beauty. Visit La Ramblas promenade with its flower stalls, bird vendors, mimes, musicians and outdoor cafes; tour the Miró Foundation, a gift from the artist Joan Miró to his native city; and don’t miss the superb Catalonian National Museum of Art.

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PATAGONIA

CHILE

EXPLORE RUGGED PATAGONIA

Experience the allure and wonder of Patagonia, a pristine natural wonder and one of the most ruggedly beautiful places on the planet. You’ll enjoy a sustainable, ecotourism experience that blends serene comfort, rustic elegance and Patagonian authenticity in an amazing package. There are numerous ways to experience this area’s natural offerings for every skill and experience level. Consider world-class

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fly fishing, horseback riding with a gaucho, kayaking to a colony of sea lions, learning about local Patagonian traditions such as weaving and mate, or engaging in community service projects like helping teach an English class or tending an organic garden. It’s a rich cultural experience you won’t soon forget.  

HIGHLIGHTS RUSTIC ELEGANCE

Despite your remote location, your comfortable accommodations are

equipped with luxurious amenities and private, en suite bathrooms. While you are focused on adventure, the local hospitality team takes care of every detail, including preparing delicious food, serving fine Chilean wine and ensuring each guest is happy and comfortable. THE NATURAL WONDERS

From scenic river valleys, spectacular lake frontages and soaring glaciercovered volcanoes, to fjords, verdant forests and unspoiled wildlife

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habitats—Patagonia is a wonderland for outdoorsmen and nature enthusiasts. THE ADVENTURES

Get to know Patagonia while horseback riding, river floating, fly fishing, mountain biking, kayaking, hiking, participating in a scientific study or learning new skills on a photo safari. The world-class guides are experts in outdoor fun. THE SIMPLE CONVENIENCE We take

care of all the details, customize your trip to your desires, provide the best outdoor gear

and equipment for you to use, and bilingual guides and experienced professionals ensure your fun and safety. All you have to do is show up.

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When you arrive at the Santiago International Airport, a representative will greet you and show you to your domestic flight or transfer. Spend the night in either Santiago or Puerto Montt.


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Hike around Valle California in the morning and then board a charter plane in Palena and fly to Melimoyu. Once in Melimoyu, guests will have the rest of the afternoon to meet the Expeditions Team and plan the second half of their trip. Relax at Casa Bahía, a renovated homesteader’s house. DAY

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Kayak to Melimoyu village, spot rare birds and then take a helicopter ride. Boat through the fjords of coastal Patagonia while taking pictures of sea birds and dolphins, and if it is

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February or March, the southern hemisphere’s whale migration season, you may spot orcas and blue whales. DAY

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Take a charter plane to Puerto Montt and connect with a domestic flight to Santiago, Chile. Overnight in Santiago before your international flight home or continue on to your next destination.

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MUST FEEL The Warm Chilean Summer Chile is counter-seasonal, so its seasons are reversed when compared to countries in the northern hemisphere such as the United States and Canada. Take advantage of this fortunate reversal by escaping winter’s chill and visiting during Chile’s summertime, specifically between December and February. It’s the best time to visit Patagonia. Temperatures during these months are generally warmer, and trails are more accessible. The months of November, March and April tend to have cooler temperatures but less wind.

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From Puerto Montt, hop on a charter flight that will take you to your final destination. The on-site team will welcome you with hors d’oeuvres and a Chilean Pisco Sour cocktail before you relax in a wood-fired hot tub. The next morning, walk through the El Tigre trail and visit ancient forests. Enjoy lunch in the Quincho (a traditional Chilean barbecue area) and then gallop on horseback to explore Thunder Hill. Hike, fly fish or float on the river. Each day, the head guide will meet with you to review the excursion options for the following day, along with lunch and dinner choices.

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