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Blantyre Lenox, Massachusetts – This renowned country house hotel is set amid 115 acres in the Berkshire Hills. Its ivycovered main house, built in 1902, is reminiscent of a gentler time of elegance and romance. The Berkshires are home to historic gardens at The Mount and the Berkshire Botanical Gardens; and music at Tanglewood and the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Recommended since 1981; 2010 Readers’ Choice Award, #16, Top 20 U.S. Hideaways; 2011 Readers’ Choice Award; #10, Top 20 U.S. Hideaways; #7, Top 20 Food & Wine Resorts; 2012 Readers’ Choice Award, #8, Top 20 U.S. Hideaways; #12, Top 20 Food & Wine Resorts.

••   Idyllic Romantic Escape     ••   Equidistant between New York City and Boston         ••   Renowned Food & Wine Destination Andrew Harper Benefits: Andrew Harper benefits include (for stays of two nights or longer): the best available non-restricted rates; an upgrade, when available at check-in; lunch for two during stay (excluding alcohol); a 200 USD spa credit per room; two tickets to Edith Wharton’s home, The Mount, per room; a wine-tasting Saturday evenings during the winter; and for stays of three nights or longer, a complimentary fourth consecutive night (based on availability, not valid July, August or October).

Amankora

Canoe Bay

BHUTAN – Amankora is a unique circuit of lodges set throughout Bhutan’s central and western valleys. Deep valleys are separated by high mountain passes. Historically isolated, each valley’s beauty and topography afford visitors unique experiences. The 24-suite Amankora Paro is in Balakha Village, 30 minutes from the Paro International Airport. Amankora Thimphu is nestled in a blue pine forest in the upper Motithang area of the Thimphu Valley. Its 16 suites provide an excellent base from which to explore the capital’s sights and shopping. Amankora Punakha and its eight suites are situated a short drive north of the impressive 17th-century Punakha Dzong and Puntsho Pelri Palace. The main compound was designed around a traditional Bhutanese farmhouse. The eight-suite Amankora Gangtey sits on a forested knoll affording sweeping views of the valley and a 16th-century monastery. The 16-suite Amankora Bumthang is adjacent to the first and second King of Bhutan’s palace, in the town of Jakar in the Choekhor Valley. Arranging guided treks and excursions by car or foot, as well as complete, custom itineraries, are Aman specialties. Daily activities include hiking and rich, cultural experiences. Recommended since 2007. ••   Five Lodges ••   Full-Board Pricing ••   All-Suite Accommodations

••   Five Full-Service Spas ••   24-Hour Room Service ••   Private Touring Vehicle

Andrew Harper Benefits: the best available non-restricted rates; a traditional hot stone bath at Paro Lodge for two; complimentary Wi-Fi; 4 p.m. late checkout, when available; for stays of three nights or longer, a 60-minute massage for two; and for stays of seven nights or longer (Amankora Journey), a private Ritual Blessing for long life. Standard rate inclusions: Rates include all meals, house beverages and laundry service. For stays of seven nights or longer, rates also include complimentary private guide, vehicle and driver for duration of stay.

Standard rate inclusions: Rates include daily full breakfast served at the restaurant or in room; spa access; Wi-Fi; valet parking; access to all activities on property; fruit and cheese tray on arrival; a half bottle of Champagne or red or white wine; and departure bags.

Special Offer: Amankora Winter Journey With confirmation of a seven-night minimum reservation, enjoy the following inclusions; one complimentary spa treatment in each of the five lodges (choices include massages, facials, body scrubs and reflexology); hiking through the Gangtey Valley to see the endangered black-necked cranes up close; a private reading with an astrologer; authentic potato shed dinner at Gangtey Lodge; private guided meditation or Buddhism lecture with Rimpoche; and a hot-stone bath at Paro Lodge. also includes: Andrew Harper benefits and any standard inclusions. dates: Offer is valid on new reservations only, for travel between Dec. 2013 and Feb. 2014, based on availability and excluding Dec. 20, 2013 to Jan. 4, 2014. Offer is not combinable with any other promotions.

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Chetek, Wisconsin – Set in a well-preserved and enchanting part of Wisconsin, Canoe Bay features Prairie-style cottages designed by a Frank Lloyd Wright protégé. This adults-only, Relais & Chateaux property features 25 rooms and cottages spread around a private and secluded spring-fed làke. Enjoy thoughtful service and fresh, organic meals along with all of the creature comforts at this romantic retreat. Reserve the Chef’s Table for an exceptional food and wine experience. Recommended since 2001.

••   Hiking, Canoeing, Kayaking, Swimming ••   Locally Sourced Food & On-Site Organic Garden ••   Lakeside Spa Cottages with Steam Shower, Sauna, Jacuzzi Tub Andrew Harper Benefits: the best available non-restricted rates; an upgrade, when available at checkin; daily full breakfast served in-room; fresh flowers upon arrival; and early check-in/late checkout, when available. Standard rate inclusions: Rates include Wi-Fi and use of fitness center, canoes and kayaks.

andrew harper travel office : 1.800.375.4685 | reservations@andrewharper.com

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Las Alamandas COSTALEGRE, MEXICO – This intimate retreat lies within a 1,500 -acre private paradise with four white-sandy beaches, lush tropical gardens, wild bird lagoons and miles of scenic hiking and biking trails. The 17 suite hideaway is managed as an elegant, private estate on the Mexican Riviera, a one-and-a half hour drive from the Manzanillo airport, or a two-hour drive from Puerto Vallarta. Recommended since 1998. ••   Easy to Arrive, Hard to Leave ••   Tranquil Beauty, Simple Elegance ••   Exceeds the Highest Expectations

Special Offer: Luxury Hideaway Relax, romance and renew. Spend four-nights in a luxurious Garden View Suite and receive round-trip transfers from either the Puerto Vallarta or Manzanillo airport, a candlelight dinner for two, romantic evening suite décor and bottle of Champagne, one-hour couple’s massage, and picnic setup on a private beach. Package price starts at $1,695 USD in Garden View Suite (4 nights). also includes: Andrew Harper benefits and any standard inclusions. dates: Offer is valid on new reservations only, for travel between July 1 and Oct. 31, 2013, based on availability. Offer is not combinable with any other promotions. Package is available in other suite categories, and does not include tax and service charge.

Andrew Harper Benefits: preferred rates; an upgrade, when available at check-in; daily continental breakfast served at the restaurant or in room; a bottle of house wine per room; and for stays of three nights or longer, a 100 USD resort credit per room. Standard rate inclusions: Rates include Wi-Fi (in public areas only), welcome margarita and fruit platter.

Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa Motu Tautau, French Polynesia – This Relais & Châteaux property welcomes guests to a world of pristine beauty, timeless sophistication and authenticity. Located on a secluded islet, facing the island of Taha’a on one side with Bora Bora on the other, the resort is inspired by Polynesian architecture and style. Charm, courtesy, character, cuisine and calm define the Relais & Châteaux way of life. Attention to detail and personalized service greet each guest. Recommended since 2005.

Clayoquot Wilderness Resort Vancouver Island – Clayoquot Wilderness Resort is located in British Columbia’s fragile Clayoquot Sound biosphere reserve, at the mouth of the Bedwell River, approximately 40 minutes outside of Tofino, B.C. A Canadian Tourism Commission Signature Experience, Clayoquot Wilderness Resort has helped define the experience of “glamping,” camping in luxury, tented accommodations deep in the wilderness with all the creature comforts of a five-star retreat, including the Healing Grounds Spa. Recommended since 2007. ••   All-Inclusive ••   Tailored Wilderness Activities ••   Gourmet Food & Wine Andrew Harper Benefits: the best available non-restricted rates; an upgrade, when available at check-in; an additional massage treatment per adult; and a private guided tour from a select activities list. Standard rate inclusions: Rates include all meals, snacks, evening hors d’oeuvres and beverages including bar and wines, guided adventure activities, Wi-Fi and seaplane transfers to/from the resort and Vancouver, B.C. For three-or four-night packages, rates include one massage treatment per room. For seven-night packages, rates include two massage treatments per room.

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Special Offer: A Heli of an Adventure For a limited time, confirm a three-, fouror seven-night all-inclusive adventure and receive one or more days of helicopter adventures for the same great all-inclusive package price. Hike on remote glaciers; tour beautiful Clayoquot Sound to see the UNESCO Biosphere from a bird’s eye view; and take your camera for a photography session. also includes: Andrew Harper benefits and any standard inclusions. dates: Offer is valid on new reservations only, for travel in Sept. 2013, based on availability. Offer is not combinable with any other promotions.

••   Calm, Intimate and Romantic ••   Uniquely Polynesian ••   Abundant Natural Beauty Andrew Harper Benefits: Andrew Harper benefits include (for stays of three nights or longer): preferred rates; an upgrade, when available at check-in; a welcome note from the GM and Chef’s amenity; a 50 EUR spa credit per room; one complimentary cocktail at Tehutu Bar per person; and a farewell vanilla amenity. Standard rate inclusions: Rates include daily buffet breakfast served at the restaurant, boat shuttle to Taha’a Island, fitness center access, tennis, kayaks, snorkeling equpment and stand up paddle boards.

Special Offer: Stay Four, Pay Three Confirm three nights and receive the fourth night complimentary, as well as one three-course dinner for two at the Vanille Restaurant (excludes drinks). also includes: Andrew Harper benefits and any standard inclusions. dates: Offer is valid on new reservations only, booked by Sept. 15, 2013 for travel through Dec. 20, 2013, based on availability. Offer is not combinable with any other promotions.

andrew harper travel office : 1.800.375.4685 | reservations@andrewharper.com

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Lizard Island Great Barrier Reef, Australia – Acclaimed for its pristine wilderness and 24 powdery-white beaches, the resort has just 40 rooms and suites, and offers the finest local produce, contemporary cuisine and Australian wines. In addition to world-renowned diving and fishing, guests can equally enjoy themselves with a gourmet picnic on one of the secluded beaches, a snorkel through the coral and giant clam garden, a treatment in the award-winning spa, or lounging in the sun. Recommended since 1992; 2011 Readers’ Choice Award, #19, Top 20 Beach Resorts; 2012 Readers’ Choice Award, #18, Top 20 International Hideaways.

••   Great Barrier Reef Location ••   All-Inclusive ••   40 Rooms and Suites Andrew Harper Benefits: preferred rates; an upgrade, when available at check-in; a bottle of Champagne per room; and a 100 USD spa services credit per room. Special Offer: Five-Night Symphony Confirm a five-night stay and receive two regularly scheduled return flights from Cairns to Lizard Island for the price of one, and a guaranteed room upgrade. (Excludes upgrade into The Pavilion.) also includes: Andrew Harper benefits and any standard inclusions. dates: Offer is valid on new reservations only, for travel through Aug. 31, 2013, based on availability. Offer is available on all room types, excluding The Pavilion, and is not combinable with any other promotions. Private charter flights and extra person costs are additional.

Standard rate inclusions: Rates include taxes, gourmet meals, unlimited non-alcoholic beverages, selected fine Australian and New Zealand Wines, beer, spirits and Champagne during meal periods at Osprey’s Restaurant and Bar, picnic hampers for the adventurous and use of non-motorized watersports and motorized dinghies. Additional charges apply for cocktails, the Cellar Master list and degustation menus.

Petit St. Vincent St. Vincent & The Grenadines – This luxurious, 115-acre, private island paradise is tucked away in the Grenadine Islands of the West Indies. Aside from opulent comforts, ultimate privacy and understated yet attentive service, there is a much welcomed absence of connectivity to the outside world, with no TVs, phones or internet in the beachfront villas and elevated bluff cottages. This elegant but unpretentious boutique island resort is surrounded by clear, turquoise waters, rich, tropical reefs and two miles of stunning white-sand beaches.

Little Palm Island Little Torch Key, Florida – Occupying its own private island 45 minutes north of Key West, Little Palm Island Resort & Spa is known as one of the most exclusive and captivating private islands in the world. Views of pristine, turquoise water and tiny, uninhabited islands are enjoyed from the white-sand beach and 30 luxurious, Tahitian-inspired bungalows. Watersports, deep-sea fishing and boat charters summon the active and leisure guests alike, while award-winning Chef Roly Cruz has created a culinary experience to savor in The Dining Room. This romantic, waterfront setting is complimented by an innovative fusion of French and Cuban cuisine. Consistently lauded by prestigious publications, impeccable service is the absolute standard. Recommended since 2008; 2010 Readers’

Recommended since 1980; 2011 Readers’ Choice Award, #20, Top 20 Beach Resorts; 2012 Readers’ Choice Award, #16, Top 20 Beach Resorts.

••   22 Secluded Cottages ••   Full Spa & Wellness Activities ••   Day Sails & Snorkeling

Standard rate inclusions: Rates include staff gratuities, motor yacht transfers, a welcome cocktail, non-alcoholic minibar beverages, watersport amenities, fitness center access and valet parking.

Choice Award, #12, Top 20 U.S. Hideaways; #6, Top 20 Beach Resorts; 2011 Readers’ Choice Award; #12, Top 20 U.S. Hideaways; 2012 Readers’ Choice Award, #10, Top 20 U.S. Hideaways.

• Accessible by Private Yacht or Seaplane

Andrew Harper Benefits: the best available non-restricted rates; an upgrade, when available at check-in; a welcome fruit and cheese plate per room; and a half-pound of Neuhaus chocolates per room. Standard rate inclusions: Rates include all meals, non-alcoholic beverages and use of all facilities and non-motorized watersports.

Andrew Harper Benefits: preferred rates; an upgrade, when available at check-in; daily full breakfast served at the restaurant or in room; a welcome bottle of Champagne per room; a 100 USD resort credit per room; and complimentary Wi-Fi.

• 30 Thatched Bungalow Suites • Private, Five-Acre Island Special Offer: Bar Credit Enjoy a relaxing stay at Petit St. Vincent and receive a $50 bar credit per room. also incudes: Andrew Harper benefits and any standard inclusions. dates: Offer is valid on new reservations only, for travel through Aug. 31, 2014, based on availability.

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• West Indies and South Pacific Design

• World-Class Dining and Spa • The Setting of Many “South Pacific” Movies • Consistently Named One of the Top Resorts in the World • Our Mantra: “Get Lost”

andrew harper travel office : 1.800.375.4685 | reservations@andrewharper.com

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Selcuklu Evi Cappadocia, Turkey – Twenty rooms and suites span five separate houses at Selcuklu Evi, located in the heart of Cappadocia, Turkey. After a day spent hiking nearby trails, the lush green garden offers the perfect ambiance for relaxing with a glass of wine. Recommended since 2008.

••   Outstanding Turkish Cuisine ••   Tranquil Paradise ••   Panoramic Views Andrew Harper Benefits: preferred rates; an upgrade, when available at check-in; one dinner for two per room; and a 15 EUR credit toward a balloon flight (must be booked before arrival). Standard rate inclusions: Rates include taxes, daily buffet breakfast served at the restaurant and Wi-Fi. Special Offer: Cultural Tour Confirm a three-night stay and receive a one-way transfer and one cultural tour with entrance fees, lunch, transport and a professional English guide. also includes: Andrew Harper benefits and any standard inclusions. dates: Offer is valid on new reservations only, for travel through Dec. 31, 2013, based on availability. Offer is not combinable with any other promotions.

The Swag Waynesville, North Carolina – Built of century-old hand-hewn logs atop a 5,000-foot mountain, the all-inclusive, award-winning inn, with rustic yet elegant accommodations, is located on 250 private acres adjoining and with a private entrance into Great Smoky Mountains National Park, with its abundance of nature trails for hiking. Recommended since 2000; 2011 Readers’ Choice Award, #19, Top 20 U.S. Hideaways.

••   14 Mountain-View Rooms, Suites and Cabins ••   Wood-Burning Fireplaces and Soaking Tubs in Some Rooms ••   Breakfast Buffets, Backpack Lunches and Four-Course Dinners Andrew Harper Benefits: preferred rates; an upgrade, when available at check-in; the choice of a fresh fruit and artisanal cheese tray or a 15 percent discount on a 60-minute massage per room; and a farewell amenity per room. Standard rate inclusions: Rates include all meals and evening hors d’oeuvres, soft drinks, Wi-Fi, daily newspaper and parking.

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