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LUXURY


FIVE BENEFITS OF TRAVEL AGENTS

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1 PERSONAL TOUCH They’ll spend time getting to know your personal preferences so they can design a vacation that’s just right for you.

2 ADDED VALUE They’ll negotiate directly with resorts, tour companies, and cruise lines to get you deals you won’t find online.

3 PERKS From rooms with the best views to construction notices, upcoming events, and itinerary suggestions, travel agents have the knowledge, connections, and experience to book you in your preferred room category and resort.

4 CONVENIENCE A travel agent strives to get you the best value for your journey, which can mean exclusive packages, rooms in “sold-out” hotels, and special arrangements or requests. Agents can also help you navigate traveler’s insurance.

5 24/7 HELP A travel agent has the latest information at their fingertips. With years of experience and firsthand knowledge, travel agents save you countless hours and plan your trip with expertise no search engine can give.

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CONTENTS Caribbean............................................ 10 Mexico and Costa Rica......................... 52 USA and Canada................................. 86 Europe................................................. 90 Hawaii and Tahiti............................. 102 South Pacific-Fiji and Cook Islands.... 106 Australia and New Zealand............. 111 Asia.................................................... 123 Indian Ocean and UAE..................... 153 General Conditions........................... 171

ABOUT OUR STAR RATINGS 5 STARS Exceptional properties offering the finest accommodations and amenities with an outstanding variety of premium facilities and services.

4½ STARS Excellent properties offering well appointed accommodations and amenities with a superior variety of excellent facilities and services.

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An Elevated Vacation Experience Enjoy exclusive perks and special amenities at no additional cost with My Time, available only at your travel agent with a GOGO Vacations package. Our My Time partners include some of the world’s most spectacular hotels, and your special treatment includes expedited check-in and -out, room upgrades, spa, food & beverage or resort credit, early check-in or late check-out. Plus, each resort has something unique to offer its guests, such as free Wi-Fi, concierge services, and kids club access. Experience an enhanced vacation at over 100+ resorts with My Time, available through GOGO Vacations at your travel agent.

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CARIBBEAN The Caribbean is all about sun-drenched adventures, warm island hospitality, uninterrupted relaxation, romantic backdrops, and of course, immaculate turquoise waters and powdery beaches. Luxury resorts here make the most of their idyllic surroundings. You can too!

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GALLEY BAY RESORT & SPA, ANTIGUA Antigua / My Time / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive – Adults-Only / Tucked away on Antigua’s West Coast is an intimate all-inclusive hideaway for discerning adults who seek a refined yet unpretentious atmosphere. Winner of a Condé Nast Traveler 2017 “Readers’ Choice Award,” this secluded beachfront resort is embraced by the crystal blue waters and powdery white-sand beach of the Caribbean Sea. Fall in love with hypnotizing sunset views and simply relish the tropical enchantment. Spacious guest rooms and suites exude authentic Caribbean style and charm, with acacia wood furniture, vaulted ceilings, tile floors, and private balconies or patios with sweet ocean views. Dip into the lagoon-style freshwater swimming pool, complete with waterfall and lush tropical surroundings. Head to the broad beach for sailing Sunfish or Hobie Cats,® paddle a kayak around the cove, and gear up for snorkeling amid amazing tropical fish and colorful coral gardens. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel. • 98 AC rooms & suites

• Walking & bicycling trails, bird sanctuary

• 3 Beachfront restaurants (à la carte),

• Live entertainment

beach grill, coffee shop, 4 bars

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Outdoor free-form pool with waterfall • Indulge Spa, salon, fitness center • Non-motorized water sports, tennis

SANDALS GRANDE ANTIGUA RESORT & SPA Antigua The Luxury Included® Vacation – Adults-Only / Voted the “World’s Most Romantic Resort” year after year, this beachfront getaway is located on Antigua’s best and most famous beach, Dickenson Bay. Explore the Caribbean Grove, a charming seaside garden oasis graced by meandering pathways, majestic palms, and cooling trade winds. Then step into a realm of chic sophistication where European grandeur unfolds from the hillside to villas-by-the-sea at the all-suite Mediterranean Village. Relax on silkysoft, pure white sands, and let the warmth of the Caribbean fill your senses. Create your own lovers’ legend as you share the most romantic holiday of a lifetime. Club Level Rooms overflow with extraordinary privileges, unique experiences, and exceptional service for concierge guests of Sandals Resorts, while guests in Butler Level Rooms find every detail of their vacation handled with unobtrusive grace by personal butlers trained to exacting standards.

• 373 AC rooms, suites & Rondovals

• Unlimited land & water sports,

• 11 Restaurants, 7 bars, 2 swim-up bars

PADI scuba diving, tennis

• Concierge & Butler service in select

• Live entertainment, evening activities

suites with room service

• Free & customizable wedding packages

• 6 Outdoor freshwater pools, 6 whirlpools

• Complimentary nonstop R/T airport transfers

• Red Lane® Spa ($), fitness center, yoga

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

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CARIBBEAN ANTIGUA Treat yourself to an authentic Caribbean getaway at the Adults-Only Galley Bay Resort & Spa in Antigua. Set between one of the best beaches on the island and acres of lush tropical gardens, this All-Inclusive boutique resort delights guests with a refined, yet unpretentious atmosphere. Ideal for couples and newlyweds seeking a romantic getaway, both adventure and tranquility are on the menu at this award-winning tropical paradise.

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CARIBBEAN ANTIGUA Blue Waters is a luxury, award-winning resort, in Antigua, consisting of 114 stunning oceanfront rooms, suites and villas. The resort has just won ‘Antigua’s leading hotel in 2017’ and also completed the final phase of a multi-million-dollar refurbishment, which includes a contemporary new-look lobby & bar, as well as the addition of new glass railings & luxury sun loungers by the pools.

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CARLISLE BAY ANTIGUA

BLUE WATERS RESORT

Antigua / 5 Stars

Antigua / 4½ Stars

All-Inclusive Option / A member of The Leading Hotels of the World, lauded

All-Inclusive / Antigua’s best-kept secret, this premium intimate resort is

for its attentive service and excellent facilities, this stunning family-friendly

set on 17 acres of tropical gardens along a tranquil beach and combines a

resort on Antigua’s southern coast opens onto a sweeping bay and breathtaking

classic British Colonial style with contemporary amenities. Those seeking

beach surrounded by an emerald green rainforest. Spacious open-plan suites

comfortable luxury will appreciate the relaxed ambiance and personal

have cool, peaceful interiors and feature Frette linens, bespoke furniture, floor-

approach to service. Guest accommodations have cool terracotta floors,

to-ceiling windows, Gaggia espresso machines, fiber optic bedside reading

island-inspired furnishings, vaulted ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows,

lights, and private furnished balcony or terrace with ocean views.

and spacious private patios or balconies with garden or sea views.

• 87 AC ocean-view suites

• Blue Spa, salon, fitness center, yoga

• 116 AC rooms, suites & villas

• The Spa at Blue Waters, fitness center,

• 4 Restaurants, 4 bars, daily breakfast,

• Water sports, 9 tennis courts, mountain

• 4 Restaurants, 2 bars

salon, sauna

afternoon tea

bikes, hiking & nature trails

• Concierge, room service

• Blue Waters Kids Club, game room,

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Cool Kids Club, Crew Blue, Crush for teens

• 7 Outdoor freshwater pools

live entertainment

• Outdoor pool, kids pool

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Tennis, water sports

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

HERMITAGE BAY ANTIGUA

THE RITZ-CARLTON, ARUBA

Antigua / 5 Stars

Aruba / 5 Stars

All-Inclusive / Hailed on Condé Nast Traveler’s “Gold List,” this is

Rising along the island’s spectacular Palm Beach, this sophisticated

Antigua’s tropical masterpiece, nestled on a secluded private bay – a

oceanfront resort is hailed as the island’s most luxurious property. Toast

holistic approach to endless pampering and a new perspective on

the spectacular Caribbean sunsets from your room’s spacious private

all-inclusive luxury. Individual cottage suites with sleek interiors and

balcony or the exclusive Club Lounge. Feast on island-inspired cuisine or

expansive verandas are ensconced on the unspoiled hillside and along the

BLT Steak. The spa features 13 tranquil treatment rooms, plus a variety of

beach. Wake up to nature’s soothing sounds, and relish uninterrupted sea

daily fitness classes including yoga. Play table games, poker, and slots at

views from your hillside cottage’s private plunge pool.

the dazzling casino – at any time of day.

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• 25 AC cottage suites

• Outdoor pool

• 320 AC rooms & suites with private

• Activities, non-motorized water sports

• Restaurant, bar, lobby & lounge area

• Water sports, PADI dive center

balconies

• Ritz Kids supervised activities

• Room service

• Cooking classes

• 5 Restaurants, 3 bars, room service

• 24-Hr casino, nightly live music

• Garden Spa, fitness center, yoga,

• 2 Outdoor pools (adults-only & family)

• Weddings

meditation, Pilates

• Spa, fitness center

• Golf nearby, complimentary Wi-Fi


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HILTON ARUBA CARIBBEAN RESORT & CASINO Aruba / My Time / 4½ Stars This iconic, award-winning resort is a glistening 15-acre oasis surrounded by fragrant gardens, exotic lagoons, and cascading waterfalls, where guests find themselves immersed in the island’s most lush and luxurious resort. Wake up in lavish rooms and suites, just steps from pristine Palm Beach, all with private balconies or terraces, and some with panoramic views and upgraded amenities. There are numerous options when it comes to burning energy, from swimming in zero-entry pools, to learning how to scuba dive with the PADI pros, to exercising at the 24-hour fitness center. Plunge into extraordinary adventures, including cycling to the famous California Lighthouse and ATV trekking to Arikok National Park. Voted one of the “Top Spas in the Caribbean” by Condé Nast Traveler, eforea Spa is a sanctuary born to revive the spirit. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel. • 357 AC rooms & suites with private

• eforea Spa, fitness center

balconies or terraces

• Children’s activity center, playground

• 5 Restaurants including award-winning

• Casino, nightly entertainment,

Sunset Grille, 2 bars

daily complimentary activities

• Concierge, room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 2 Outdoor zero-entry pools, water sports

THE COVE ATLANTIS Paradise Island, Bahamas / 5 Stars A place where scene meets scenery and urban chic meets white-sand nature, this stylish, sophisticated all-suite resort is part of the exciting world of Atlantis. Set between two of the world’s most beautiful beaches, the resort received a 2015 “Certificate of Excellence” from TripAdvisor. Reward your palate with a delectable selection of exquisite dining options, including Mosaic restaurant, offering Mediterranean fare. And guests of The Cove enjoy full access to the spectacular world of Atlantis, Paradise Island. Revel and dance all night at Aura nightclub, and unwind with ancient Balinese healing touches at Mandara Spa. Dive into a vibrant social scene and poolside gaming at Cain at the Cove, a private adults-only ultra-pool exclusive to guests of The Cove Atlantis, also featuring daybeds, cabanas, and poolside and beach concierges.

• 600 AC suites with private balconies

• Mandara Spa, fitness center,

• 21 Restaurants

tennis courts

• 19 Bars & lounges, nightclub & casino

• 141-Acre Aquaventure Water Park

• 2 Private outdoor pools, adults-only pool

• Open-air marine habitat with 14 exhibit

& beach club

lagoons

• Tom Weiskopf-designed golf course

• Access to the amenities of Atlantis

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THE REEF ATLANTIS Paradise Island, Bahamas / 5 Stars Honored by US News as “Best Hotel in The Bahamas,” this resort-withina-resort is an unparalleled oceanfront destination that opens onto miles of the world’s most celebrated white-sand beaches. Step into highly detailed residential-style studios, suites, and penthouses, complemented with the utmost level of pampering and personal service. Guests enjoy full access to the world of Atlantis, Paradise Island. Families thrill to the expansive Aquaventure Water Park, where children zoom down water slides geared to their age groups, and challenge “The Current” – a mile-long river with rolling waves and river rapids. This family-friendly resort was awarded a 2016 Family Vacation Critic Favorite. Grown-ups find exciting action at the Atlantis Casino, one of the Caribbean’s largest, featuring slots, table games, tournaments and events, and a race and sports book.

• 497 AC studios, 1- & 2-bedroom suites

• 141-Acre Aquaventure Water Park

with full kitchens or kitchen areas

• Open-air marine habitat with 14 exhibit

• 21 Restaurants

lagoons

• 19 Bars & lounges, nightclub & casino

• Access to the amenities of Atlantis

• Mandara Spa • Kids programs, semi-private family pool

SANDALS EMERALD BAY GOLF, TENNIS & SPA RESORT Great Exuma, Bahamas The Luxury Included® Vacation – Adults-Only / Deep within the idyllic waters of the Exumas, this Bahamas resort brings unprecedented luxury to the easy-going rhythms of the Bahamian Out Islands in a privileged enclave designed to ensure you’ll feel like you’re the only ones there, where service reigns supreme and the Bahamian-style architecture of elegant villas and suites harmonizes with nature. Secluded within 500 tropical acres along a pristine, mile-long beach, civilized pleasure coexists with exotic adventures, from three impressive pools – including a halfacre, zero-entry pool with a dramatic fire pit in the middle – to eleven exceptional restaurants. Tee off on the Greg Norman-designed 18-hole championship golf course, which has hosted PGA events and hugs the perimeter of this scenic peninsula overlooking the Caribbean. Dip into the sky-sized pool, and savor personal rejuvenation at the full-service Red Lane® Spa.

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• 249 AC rooms & suites

• Unlimited land & water sports,

• 11 Restaurants, 6 bars, swim-up bar

PADI scuba diving, tennis

• Concierge & Butler service in select

• Greg Norman-designed 18-hole

suites w/ room service

golf course

• 3 Outdoor freshwater pools, 2 whirlpools

• Free & customizable wedding packages

• Red Lane® Spa ($), fitness center, yoga

• Complimentary Wi-Fi


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SANDALS ROYAL BAHAMIAN SPA RESORT & OFFSHORE ISLAND Nassau - Cable Beach, Bahamas The Luxury Included® Vacation – Adults-Only / Experience a new level of luxury at the Bahamas’ most elegant property, a sophisticated European resort with its own offshore island. Once a favorite of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, today it offers two sky-sized colonnaded pools overlooking the emerald sea, 5-Star Global Gourmet® dining at 10 specialty restaurants, and the award-winning Red Lane® Spa. Experience the royal treatment with the all-new River Pool Swim-up Suites with butler service, two pristine white-sand beaches, and exclusive VIP airport transfers in a Rolls-Royce or Mercedes-Benz for butler guests. Club Level Rooms overflow with extraordinary privileges, unique experiences, and exceptional service for concierge guests of Sandals Resorts, while guests in Butler Level Rooms find every detail of their vacation handled with unobtrusive grace by personal butlers trained to exacting standards.

• 404 AC rooms & suites

• Unlimited land & water sports,

• 10 Restaurants, 8 bars, 3 swim-up bars

PADI scuba diving, tennis

• Concierge & Butler service in select

• Live entertainment

suites with room service

• Free & customizable wedding packages

• 6 Outdoor freshwater pools, 6 whirlpools

• Complimentary nonstop R/T airport transfers

• Red Lane® Spa ($), fitness center

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

GRAND HYATT BAHA MAR Nassau - Cable Beach, Bahamas / 4½ Stars Stroll directly onto lovely and famous Cable Beach from this lively luxury resort, a sanctuary of natural beauty, dramatic architecture, local art, modern luxury, and a wealth of activities. The Telegraph of London says “This is ideal for those who never want to be bored on a beach holiday.” Contemporary rooms, lavish suites, and stunning residences feature spacious marble baths with walk-in showers and are equipped with highend amenities such as Keurig® coffee makers and iHome docking stations. Step out onto your balcony for breathtaking ocean views. Try your luck in the Caribbean’s largest casino, and tee off on the Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course, which features dramatic vistas of the turquoise ocean on the front nine and forested panoramas on the second half. Go fishing and kayaking, and unwind in total tranquility at ESPA.

• 1,800 AC rooms & suites

• Jack Nicklaus Signature 18-hole golf

• 20 Restaurants & bars

course

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Explorers Kids Club

• 6 Outdoor pools

• Casino

• ESPA, fitness center

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Water sports, tennis center

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CARIBBEAN BAHAMAS The Cove is elegantly situated between Cove and Paradise Beaches creating the feeling of being cast away on a private, white-sand sanctuary. The ultra-luxury property was designed by architect Jeffrey Beers to bring high design together with the bluest ocean and mother of pearl hued sand. The result is an open air lobby that rises and sets with the day, an exclusive poolscape that gently skims the private beaches, stunning and sensual rooms and suites, a collection of unparalleled dining and shopping and purposeful service delivered with Bahamian warmth.

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SANDALS BARBADOS Barbados The Luxury Included® Vacation – Adults-Only / This retreat in the spirited St. Lawrence Gap area offers undeniable luxury with inventive accommodations spanning three unique villages and features world-class cuisine with international appeal, including a festive Indian restaurant and innovative bar and pool designs. Unwind to the relaxed calypso beat, and enjoy the sun and surf. Explore your luxurious suite, designed with your utmost comfort in mind and featuring everything from ocean views, Butler Elite service, and zero-entry access to Barbados’ largest and longest lagoon pool, as well as private Tranquility Soaking Tubs™ on most patios and terraces. Club Level Rooms overflow with extraordinary privileges, unique experiences, and exceptional service for concierge guests of Sandals Resorts, while guests in Butler Level Rooms find every detail of their vacation handled with unobtrusive grace by personal butlers trained to exacting standards. • 280 AC rooms & suites

• Unlimited land & water sports,

• 11 Restaurants, 7 bars, swim-up bar

PADI scuba diving, tennis

• Concierge & Butler service in select

• Free & customizable wedding packages

suites with room service

• Complimentary nonstop R/T airport

• 3 Outdoor freshwater pools, whirlpool

transfers

• Red Lane® Spa ($), fitness center, yoga

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

SANDALS ROYAL BARBADOS Barbados The Luxury Included® Vacation – Adults-Only / Experience the Royal treatment at this all-new, all-suite resort in Barbados’ lively St. Lawrence Gap. The latest jewel in the Sandals crown spotlights stunning ocean views, Butler Elite service, and exclusive exchange privileges with nearby Sandals Barbados. Romantic guest suites feature custom crafted furnishings, the latest tech and entertainment amenities, and private balconies or terraces with freestanding Tranquility Soaking Tubs for two and ocean views. Sit down to American, Asian Fusion, steakhouse, French, Mediterranean seafood, and Caribbean cuisine. Dive into a range of motorized and nonmotorized water sports, and unwind at Red Lane® Spa. And get two times the fun with exclusive exchange privileges at Sandals Barbados, just a few steps away.

• 222 AC suites

• Red Lane® Spa, fitness center, yoga

• 6 Restaurants, 5 bars

• Unlimited land & water sports,

• Outdoor rooftop freshwater infinity pool,

PADI scuba diving, tennis

3 whirlpools

• 4-Lane bowling alley

• Concierge & Butler service in select

• Free & customizable wedding packages

suites w/ room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

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CARIBBEAN ANTIGUA • BAHAMAS • BARBADOS • GRENADA • JAMAICA • SAINT LUCIA Sandals® Resorts is the most awarded all-inclusive resort brand in the world and has been named the “World’s Leading All-Inclusive Company” for 21 consecutive years. Enjoy up to 16 restaurants per resort with 5-Star Global Gourmet™ dining, up to 11 specialty bars per resort, top-tier Love Nest Suite® accommodations with butler service, complimentary resort-wide Wi-Fi, and a variety of land and water sports including scuba diving for certified divers. All included. All unlimited. All the time.

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COLONY CLUB BY ELEGANT HOTELS

THE HOUSE BY ELEGANT HOTELS

Barbados / 4½ Stars

Barbados / 4½ Stars

Situated on the finest stretch of the Platinum West Coast, this beachfront

Adults-Only / Cited on Travel+Leisure’s “World’s Best” list, this luxury

property offers luxurious guest rooms and suites. The resort appeals

adults-only retreat is majestically set along a white-sand beach. A favorite

to those who enjoy healthy, first-class dining, exciting complimentary

of celebrities and sophisticated travelers, the everyday experience is filled

bespoke tours, unique amenities, and cooking demonstrations in the

with luxurious indulgences. Guest suites feature marble baths with state-

herb and organic garden. Step into spacious guest rooms with marble

of-the-art jets and rain showers, espresso machines, and French doors

baths and private balconies overlooking the ocean or expansive tropical

leading to breezy private balconies with garden or ocean views. Dive into

gardens.

a wide array of exciting water sports.

• 96 AC rooms & suites with balconies

• Complimentary motorized water sports

• 34 AC suites

• Spa, fitness center, complimentary

• Complimentary breakfast buffet

• Complimentary water taxi to select

• Zagat-rated Daphne’s Restaurant

jet lag massage

• 2 Restaurants, 2 bars including

Elegant Hotels

• Concierge, room service,

• Complimentary motorized

swim-up bar

• Waves Beauty Spa & Salon, plus

24/7 Ambassador Service

& non-motorized water sports

• 4 Outdoor lagoon-style freshwater pools

complimentary yoga & Pilates

• Outdoor pool, whirlpool

CORAL REEF CLUB

THE SANDPIPER

Barbados / 4½ Stars

Barbados / 4½ Stars

Attentive service, gourmet food, and special comforts lure vacationers

Hailed as “subtly luxurious” by The New York Times, this elegant and

to this resort, a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Fronting a

intimate resort, a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, opens

stretch of white-sand beach on Barbados’ calm western coast, the resort

onto white-sand St. James Beach. Dine and recline on the breezy covered

comprises colonial-style accommodations ranging from garden-view

terrace of your spacious room, set amid lush tropical gardens. Work on

cottages to Luxury Plantation Suites with plunge pools. International

your tennis game with the resident pro, and gear up for aquatic adventures

cuisine combined with native Caribbean herbs and spices add up to

with complimentary snorkeling, kayaking, and sailing Sunfish and Hobie

memorable feasts in the open-air oceanfront restaurant.

Cats.®

• 88 AC rooms, suites & cottages

• Spa, fitness center, beauty salon

• 50 AC rooms & suites

• Lighted tennis courts & resident pro,

• Open-air restaurant, bar, lounge

• Lighted tennis courts & resident pro

• Restaurant, bar, lounge

fitness center

• 2 Outdoor pools

• Golf nearby

• 2 Outdoor pools, sundeck

• Spa & golf nearby

• Complimentary non-motorized

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Complimentary non-motorized

• Summer kids program

water sports

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

water sports

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TREASURE BEACH

ROSEWOOD BERMUDA

Barbados / 4½ Stars

Bermuda / 5 Stars

Adults-Only / A true gem among luxury hotels in the Caribbean, this distinctive

Glorious pink-sand beaches, epic golf, and an irrepressible island retreat

all-suite boutique resort is set in lush tropical gardens in Paynes Bay, St. James,

define this luxury resort. Occupying 240 beautiful coastal acres, the resort

on one of the most beautiful beaches on the Platinum West Coast of Barbados.

possesses an all-enveloping atmosphere of charm and refinement and

Decorated in a cheery island plantation style, the suites have separate bedrooms

provides breathtaking views of the ocean. With just 92 rooms and suites,

and large sitting rooms with coral-stone walls, plus French doors leading to

guests feel they are part of an elite club with access to the island’s finest

balconies or patios with ocean, garden, or pool views. Dive into endless water

amenities. Drive the fairways on the golf course, go sailing and diving, fire

sports, including water-skiing, sailing Hobie Cats®, snorkeling, and kayaking.

away on the tennis courts, and indulge at the spa.

• 36 AC suites

• Complimentary motorized

• 92 AC rooms & suites

• Sense Spa, 24-hr fitness center

• Restaurant, bar, dine around program

& non-motorized water sports

• 3 Restaurants, 3 bars

• Water sports, PADI dive center

• Concierge, room service

• Island art gallery tour

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Tennis center, 18-hole golf course

• Outdoor pool

• 4 Outdoor freshwater pools, kids pool,

• Rose Buds kids club

• 24-Hr fitness center

cabanas

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

FAIRMONT SOUTHAMPTON

THE RITZ-CARLTON, GRAND CAYMAN

Bermuda / 5 Stars

Grand Cayman / 5 Stars

This luxury resort is located on an oceanfront estate and offers the

This resort on Seven Mile Beach, ideal for families and couples, is an oasis of

island’s most extensive recreational and dining options. Spacious guest

relaxation, offering unparalleled sea views and exquisite amenities. With a water

rooms, many with sweeping water views, are richly appointed with

playground, 9-hole golf course designed by Greg Norman, Jean-Michel Cousteau’s

private balconies, walk-in closets, and marble baths. The Fairmont Gold

Ambassadors of the Environment, and a wide array of activities, this resort is

Floor is a luxurious sanctuary complete with its own service staff and

perfect for both go-getters and loungers. Enjoy exclusive culinary experiences

elegant private lounge. Complimentary ferry and exchange privileges at

with five restaurants on-site, including Blue by Eric Ripert, the only Five Diamond

The Fairmont Hamilton Princess are offered.

Restaurant in the Caribbean, with a delectable menu featuring local seafood.

• 593 AC rooms & suites with private

• 2 Ted Robinson-designed golf courses,

• 368 AC rooms & suites

• Greg Norman-designed golf course

balconies

tennis

• 5 Restaurants including Blue by

• The Courts Tennis Centre

• 9 Restaurants, 3 bars

• Water sports center, snorkeling

Eric Ripert, 2 bars

• Non-motorized water sports

• 2 Outdoor pools, private beach

• Explorers Camp kids club

• 2 Outdoor pools

• Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors

• La Prairie Spa, fitness center

of the Environment, Wave Game Room

• Willow Stream Spa

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CASA DE CAMPO La Romana, Dominican Republic / My Time / 4½ Stars Inclusive Experience Option / A member of The Leading Hotels of the World, this world-renowned resort on the island’s southeastern coast is a 7,000-acre haven. Oversize guest rooms are decorated in Caribbean style with marble accents, and private furnished terraces or balconies to enjoy the splendid views. With an emphasis on wellness and activity, this treasure also offers one of the most stunning beaches for guests to relax. Tee off on three Pete Dye-designed courses, including his masterpiece, Teeth of the Dog, the #1 ranked golf course in the Caribbean. Afterwards, be reinvigorated at the spa. The new Minitas Beach Club & Restaurant specializes in gourmet fare with views of the stunning Caribbean Sea. Swing into unmatched excellence and live luxuriously in this tropical playground. With featured amenities like the expansive marina, tennis, and even polo, this is where large and luxury meet in high style. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel. • 247 AC rooms, suites & villas

• 3 Pete Dye-designed golf courses

• 7 Restaurants, 7 bars & lounges

• Tennis center, water sports,

• Concierge, room service

equestrian center

• 6 Outdoor pools, kids pool,

• Kids programs, entertainment

Marina & Yacht Club

• Altos de Chavón Artists Village

• Spa at Casa de Campo, fitness center

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

ZOËTRY AGUA PUNTA CANA Punta Cana, Dominican Republic / My Time / 5 Stars Endless Privileges® / Escape to a secluded hideaway nestled along Punta Cana’s talcum-soft white sands and pristine turquoise waters. This all-suite resort is endowed with luxurious wonders, panoramic vistas, utter enchantment, and exceptional hospitality. Luxuriate in exquisite one- to three-bedroom oceanfront suites that open onto terraces with stunning views of the lush gardens or mesmerizing sea. Indulge in delectable dining paired with premium brand cocktails at four top-notch international restaurants. Savor succulent à la carte options, including organic, locally grown dishes, and even personalized creations prepared by award-winning chefs. Immerse in positive energy with an invigorating yoga session. Sink your toes into the powdery sands, take in hypnotic views while horseback riding on the beach, and spend an afternoon exploring underwater marvels. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel. • 96 AC suites

• Snorkeling, kayaking, Hobie Cats®

• 4 Restaurants (à la carte), café,

• Dance & photography lessons,

3 bars & lounges

wine tasting & culinary classes

• 24-Hr in-suite private dining

• Complimentary worldwide calling & Wi-Fi

• 2 Outdoor infinity pools

• Sip, Savor & See Dining Experience

• Spa ($), fitness center

with select resorts nearby

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EXCELLENCE PUNTA CANA Punta Cana, Dominican Republic / My Time / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive – Adults-Only / Classic luxury sprinkled along Punta Cana’s flawless stretch of powdery sands enraptures with an enchanted setting of sheer sophistication and unsurpassed elegance. Become inspired at this all-suite, adults-only haven overlooking the glistening Caribbean Sea. Expansive, opulent guest suites, some with two-story rooftop terraces, showcase jetted tubs, upscale amenities, and balconies or patios with jaw-dropping views of the pristine Caribbean shoreline. This is a romantic getaway like never before imagined. The exclusive Excellence Club takes luxury to a higher dimension for ultra-pampering, where you are privately greeted and checked into your suite. Zip-line through tree canopies, spot whales, or simply soak up the Caribbean surroundings. At Miilé Spa, indulge and embrace the experience of pure relaxation in a private spa garden. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel. • 462 AC suites with jetted whirlpool tubs

• Water sports, tennis, horseback riding

• Excellence Club

• Nightly entertainment

• 9 Restaurants (à la carte), 12 bars

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Concierge, 24-hr room service • 4 Outdoor pools, 4 Jacuzzis • Miilé Spa, fitness center

EXCELLENCE EL CARMEN Punta Cana, Dominican Republic / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive – Adults-Only / Step into luxurious seclusion in tropical Punta Cana, where the sun radiates and the Caribbean waves roll calmly in. Relax beneath coconut palms on a gorgeous golden-sand beach with a cocktail in hand, and move inside to your contemporary tropical-style suite with the latest tech amenities. This adults-only jewel of the Dominican Republic features state-of-the-art facilities and rooms with private pools and gardens, and also showcases beachfront locations or rooftop terraces with an exterior plunge pool. This is luxury done large. And everything is included. Relax wallet-free, and choose from 12 international restaurants and unlimited premium spirits and soft drinks. This romantic getaway is fully equipped with a fitness center, world-class spa, nightly entertainment, daily activities, and pool and beach waiter service. Enjoy this oasis of utmost excellence, care-free and with the sun on your back.

• 492 AC suites with Jacuzzis & balconies

• Miilé Spa, fitness center

• Excellence Club

• Non-motorized water sports,

• 12 Restaurants, 16 bars, unlimited

scuba lessons, tennis

lobster without extra charge

• Nightly shows, Alegria disco

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 23 Outdoor pools

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CARIBBEAN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Sophisticated, luxurious, and absolute beachfront, the Majestic Mirage is the first all-suite (1000 sq. ft.), all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana, offering guests more amenities and more space in 510 breathtaking suites – all with outdoor Jacuzzis on their private balconies. Guests in both Mirage Club (18yrs+) and Family Club (all ages) buildings are indulged in Majestic Supreme amenities and facilities, including Club lounges, butler service, 24/7 in-room dining, unlimited à la carte dining, entertainment with live music, premium drink selection, free Wi-Fi, and unlimited golf greens fees. Simply put – more Majestic!

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MAJESTIC MIRAGE PUNTA CANA Punta Cana, Dominican Republic / My Time / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive / Sophisticated and luxurious, the only all-suite, all Club resort in Punta Cana with 1,000-sq.-ft. suites opens to the Caribbean breezes and white sands of Bávaro Beach. Whether a couple, in a group, or with family, guests are treated to a luxury experience in both Mirage Club (adults-only 18+) or the Family Club (all ages) with exclusive perks like butler service, oceanfront lounges, 24-hour room service, aromatherapy, and complimentary bottle of Champagne. Enjoy unlimited golf at Punta Blanca Golf Course. Guests choose from rooms such as Swim-Up Suites with exclusive Bali beds and direct access to one of the many pools, or Ocean View Suites with breathtaking sea views, all with indoor tubs and outdoor Jacuzzis. Active guests find tennis and basketball courts, two running tracks, a stateof-the-art gym, and daytime sports activities at the pool and beach area. The disco and 24-hour sports bar are fun places to kick back. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel. • 510 AC suites with outdoor Jacuzzis

• Butler & Concierge Service, 24-hr room

• Mirage Club (adults-only 18+)

service

& Family Club (all ages)

• 12 Outdoor free-form pools, including

• 8 Restaurants (including 6 à la carte

8 exclusive adults-only pools (18+)

with unlimited visits) & one 24-hr,

• Unlimited greens fees

14 bars

• Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout

SANCTUARY CAP CANA Cap Cana, Dominican Republic / My Time / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive – Adults-Only / This adults-only resort combines beautiful architectural design with excellent service and luxurious accommodations. “All Under the Sun” is included, so you never have to open your wallet. Located 10 minutes from the Punta Cana Airport, this gem is just a fiveminute drive from Punta Espada Golf Club, a Jack Nicklaus Signature course. This is a paradise like no other. Choose from spacious and beautifully furnished suites located in three unique architectural design experiences – the Villa Collection, the Castle, and the Spanish Colonial section – each with their own special attributes and luxuries. From Swim-out Suites to Villas with private plunge pools, each has its own unique appeal. Among the many offerings are 24-hour room service, gourmet cuisine at five restaurants, a brand new 20,000-sq.-ft. spa, and a modern fitness center. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel. • 323 AC suites

• Live nightly entertainment

• 5 Restaurants, buffet, 6 bars

• Theme parties, dance lessons

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 6 Outdoor pools • 20,000sf Sanctuary Spa, fitness center • Punta Espada Golf Club, tennis

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CARIBBEAN / MEXICO Secrets Resorts & Spas offer adults an extra measure of romance and sensuality in exquisite luxury beachfront settings. Guests immerse themselves in Unlimited-LuxuryÂŽ where everything is included. This plus elegantly appointed rooms and suites with 24-hour concierge and room services, multiple gourmet restaurants and lounges serving top-shelf spirits, elegant amenities and endless day and evening activities, provide the ultimate backdrop for unparalleled pampering, romantic rendezvous and lasting memories for couples and honeymooners.

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BREATHLESS PUNTA CANA RESORT & SPA Punta Cana, Dominican Republic / 4½ Stars Unlimited-Luxury® / Opening onto the stunning shores of Uvero Alto in Punta Cana, this all-suite, adults-only escape delivers a vibrant, chic, and modern vacation experience, featuring pristine beaches, trendsetting restaurants and lounges, world-class spa, and vibrant nightlife and entertainment. Your colorful, contemporary guest suite is a personal haven of serenity with plush beds, state-of-the-art entertainment systems, and private furnished balconies with pool, garden, or ocean views Experience the highest level of luxury and personal service in the xhale club. Enjoy an upgraded suite, access to a private lounge, special concierge service, private member restaurant for breakfast and lunch, two private xhale club pools, and other enhanced amenities. Soak up the rays on a private beach, and take to the water for snorkeling, sailing, windsurfing, and kayaking.

• 750 AC junior suites

• Tennis, water sports, snorkeling,

• 11 Restaurants (à la carte), buffet, grill,

dance classes, golf nearby

café, 7 bars & lounges

• Live entertainment, casino ($),

• 8 Outdoor pools, 4 whirlpools

cigar club & oxygen bar

• relax Spa by Pevonia®, salon ($),

• Dance classes, Spanish lessons

fitness center, yoga

• Sip, Savor & See Dining Experience

HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO PUNTA CANA Punta Cana, Dominican Republic / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive / Situated along one of Punta Cana’s most magnificent white-sand beaches is a temple to indulgence and the sheer joy of living. Everything at this one-of-a-kind resort is built to rock star standards, from the swimming pools sparkling under the sun to the plush and spacious guest rooms. It’s the perfect place to find your inner Rock Star, and a vacation as far from ordinary as you can get. Step into contemporary guest accommodations with sleek décor, hydro spa tubs, and private balconies. Tee off on a Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course that meanders through breathtaking Dominican landscapes full of native flora and fauna. After dark, head to the 45,000-square-foot casino for action at 40 unique tables and more than 450 slots, as well as poker, blackjack, craps, roulette, and baccarat, plus the Dominican Republic’s largest sports book.

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• 1,775 AC suites & villas with hydro spa tubs

• Rock Spa, Body Rock Fitness Center,

• 9 Restaurants, 23 top-shelf bars

salon

• 24-Hr room service

• Oro Nightclub, casino

• 13 Outdoor pools, adults-only pool,

• Arcade, mini-golf, climbing wall

3 kids pools

• Little Big Club for kids

• Jack Nicklaus 18-hole golf course

• Complimentary Wi-Fi


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IBEROSTAR GRAND BÁVARO Punta Cana, Dominican Republic / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive – Adults-Only / Situated on Bávaro Beach along the aquamarine Caribbean waters, this all-suite resort is not only eco-friendly, it redefines luxury. Unmatched splendor, relaxation, spa treatments, suites, gastronomy, and sports have made this getaway a standout on US News’ “Best Hotels in the Caribbean 2017” and Condé Nast Traveler’s “Readers’ Choice Awards 2017.” For weddings, honeymoons, or a couples retreat, this is where romance and luxury intermingles with all-inclusive amenities. Comfortable and elegant suites spotlight pillow menus, marble baths with whirlpool tubs, and private balconies or terraces. Head to the beach for a range of water sports. Tee off on the famed Iberostar Bávaro Golf Club, an 18-hole par-72 gem designed by the legendary P.B. Dye. And indulge in ultimate rejuvenation with custom relaxation experiences such as a beachside massage.

• 274 AC suites

• SPA Sensations, fitness center

• 6 Restaurants, 5 bars, swim-up bar

• Complimentary round of golf at Iberostar

• Personalized butler service,

Bavaro Golf Club

24-hr concierge & gourmet room service

• Non-motorized water sports

• 3 Outdoor pools including an infinity

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

pool

SECRETS CAP CANA RESORT & SPA Cap Cana, Dominican Republic / 4½ Stars Unlimited-Luxury® – Adults-Only / This deluxe adults-only resort is set on stunning Juanillo Beach along a stretch of sugar-white sand, palm trees, and turquoise tides. Enjoy endless gourmet meals and top-shelf spirits with Unlimited-Luxury®. Relax at the world-class Secrets Spa by Pevonia®, and take advantage of yoga, wine tastings, cooking classes, and dance lessons. Bite into the Sip, Savor and See Dining Experience at nearby Secrets, Breathless, Dreams, Now, and Sunscape Resorts & Spas. Indulge in limitless à la carte dining and experience a kind of luxury that can only be found at this sophisticated hideaway. Relax in suites dipped in a sophisticated Caribbean décor, with a furnished balcony or terrace offering a stunning view. Choose from a cozy bungalow suite to a stylish swim-out suite or enjoy the highest level of luxury in the Preferred Club. With so many activities to do, and so much luxury to bask in, time will float by serenely with the sumptuous movements of your day.

• 457 AC rooms & suites

• Outdoor free-form pool

• Preferred Club Option

• Water sports

• 9 Restaurants, 6 bars, café

• Nightly entertainment

• 24-Hr concierge & room service

• Golf nearby

• Secrets Spa by Pevonia®, fitness center,

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

aerobics, dance classes

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SECRETS ROYAL BEACH PUNTA CANA Punta Cana, Dominican Republic / 4½ Stars Unlimited-Luxury® – Adults-Only / Opening onto a palm-studded, sugarwhite beach in Playa Bávaro, this spirited adults-only resort is a seaside getaway to paradise, with touches of modern Caribbean-inspired décor, a wealth of amenities, elite services, and contemporary accommodations with unparalleled views. Retreat to suites with plush bedding, marble baths, state-of-the-art entertainment amenities, and private terraces or balconies with hydro-tubs. Swim, sail, snorkel, and windsurf in the turquoise Caribbean, drive the fairways on an 18-hole championship golf course nearby, and unwind in the world-class spa. Preferred Club privileges invite you to experience an even higher level of luxury. Enjoy an upgraded suite, access to an exclusive lounge, special concierge service, daily Continental breakfast, afternoon hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, and other enhanced amenities. • 465 AC suites

• Tennis, non-motorized water sports

• 13 Restaurants including 3 buffets,

• Casino, theme parties, nightly live

6 bars & lounges

entertainment

• 24-Hr room service

• Movies on the beach

• Large free-form pool

• Golf nearby

• Secrets Spa by Pevonia®, fitness center

• Sip, Savor & See Dining Experience

THE GRAND RESERVE AT PARADISUS BY MELIÁ

PARADISUS PALMA REAL GOLF & SPA RESORT

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic / 4½ Stars

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic / 4½ Stars

All-Inclusive / Indulge in luxury accommodations, soothing spa

All-Inclusive / The perfect backdrop to an extraordinary family escape,

experiences, thrilling sports activities, and outstanding cuisine at this

romantic getaway, or intimate island wedding. Bask in splendor at this

dazzling new family resort, opening directly onto a white-sand beach

colonial-style tropical oasis that faces one of the most breathtaking white-

in Punta Cana. Spacious suites and swim-up suites feature the latest

sand beaches in the Caribbean. Exquisitely appointed accommodations

entertainment amenities and open to private furnished balconies with

showcase elegant mahogany furnishing, terraces or balconies with

whirlpool tubs and garden or pool views.

picturesque views of the lush surroundings, and many more unique amenities.

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• 432 AC Concierge Suites

• Water sports, tennis

• 552 AC suites, including 132 Royal

• 3 Outdoor pools

• 8 Restaurants, 5 bars, swim-up bar

• Live entertainment

Service suites

• YHI Spa, fitness center

• Concierge, room service

• Life enrichment activities

• 12 Restaurants including Passion by

• Unlimited greens fees at Cocotal Golf

• Outdoor pool, kids pool

• Kids Zone & water park

Michelin-starred chef Martin Berasategui

& Country Club

• Natura Bisse Spa, fitness center, yoga

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Family Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Free beach activities


CARIBBEAN

MELIÁ PUNTA CANA BEACH

PARADISUS PUNTA CANA

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic / 4½ Stars

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic / 4½ Stars

All-Inclusive – Adults-Only / Spectacular white-sand Bávaro Beach

All-Inclusive / Set on beautiful white-sand Playa de Bávaro amid

is right outside the doors of this sparkling new luxury resort in Punta

expansive tropical ecological gardens, this luxury resort is the perfect

Cana, providing discerning guests with exclusive and preferential services

choice for a Caribbean vacation, thanks to its sunny climate, extensive

and amenities. Dive into water sports, dip into five outdoor pools, and

and comfortable facilities, wide range of activities and entertainment,

unwind at the spa. Step into deluxe guest accommodations decorated

and attentive service. Spacious guest suites are stylishly decorated in

in a modern tropical style and opening to private balconies or terraces

Caribbean tones with dark mahogany furniture that complements the

overlooking the gardens or pool.

magnificent views of the Punta Cana tropical gardens.

• 538 AC Concierge Suites, The Level

• Live entertainment

• 556 AC suites, including 132 Royal

• YHI Spa, fitness center

• 5 Restaurants, 6 bars

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

Service suites

• Non-motorized water sports,

• Concierge, room service

• Guests can access select restaurants

• 694 AC rooms (including The Reserve)

scuba diving ($)

• 5 Outdoor pools, YHI Spa, fitness center

at Meliá Caribe Beach

• 12 Restaurants, 12 bars

• Tennis, complimentary bikes

• 5 Outdoor pools, kids pool

• Live entertainment, disco

• Water sports, tennis

THE RESERVE AT PARADISUS PALMA REAL RESORT

THE RESERVE AT PARADISUS PUNTA CANA

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic / 4½ Stars

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic / 4½ Stars

All-Inclusive / Located within the Paradisus Palma Real complex

All-Inclusive / Specially designed for families, this resort-within-a-resort

alongside a private powdery stretch of Bávaro Beach, this enchanting

is located within the stunning Paradisus Punta Cana complex, set on

boutique resort-within-a-resort boasts all-inclusive luxury, sparkling

famous Bávaro Beach. Spacious, luxurious guest suites are decorated in

pools, residential-style accommodations, and special touches for all of its

Caribbean tones with dark mahogany furniture, and have elegant baths

guests. Revel in remarkable entertainment including musicals, evening

with hydromassage tubs for two. VIP amenities include an exclusive

shows, and a bustling casino. YHI Spa’s water ritual includes a whirlpool

check-in lounge, spectacular free-form pool, and the scintillating Gabi

with hydromassage, Jacuzzis, cold plunge pool, and sauna.

Club restaurant and lounge.

• 232 AC residential concierge suites

• Life enriching activities

• 190 AC suites

• YHI Spa, fitness center

• 12 Restaurants (4 exclusive), poolside

• Free beach activities & non-motorized

• 12 Restaurants (3 exclusive), 12 bars

• Non-motorized water sports,

snack grill, 12 bars

water sports, casino

• 24-Hr room service

scuba diving ($)

• 3 Outdoor pools, kids pool

• 4-Wheel bike tour ($), scuba diving, ($),

• 2 Outdoor pools, kids pool, dynamic

• 4 Tennis courts, complimentary bikes

• YHI Spa, fitness center

deep-sea fishing ($)

pool with pressure jets

• Live entertainment, disco, Kids Zone

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Paradisus Los Cabos

MEXICO / CARIBBEAN In harmony with nature’s most stunning tropical surroundings. Enhanced by the artistry of world-class architecture and design. Inspired by a vision of undisturbed, thoroughly satiated tranquility. • Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Esmeralda • Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Perla – Exclusively for Adults • Paradisus Cancun • Paradisus Palma Real • The Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real • Paradisus Punta Cana • Paradisus Los Cabos • Coming in 2019 Paradisus Playa Mujeres

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SANDALS GRENADA RESORT & SPA Grenada The Luxury Included® Vacation – Adults-Only / The world’s most innovative all-inclusive resort – defying every convention of traditional design – this new exotic property takes innovation beyond the realm of imagination to create an extraordinary hideaway unlike anything you have ever experienced, including pools in the sky and living rooms in swimming pools, private plunge pools, cascading waterfalls, and meandering river pools. Here, in the heart of Grenada’s exclusive Pink Gin Beach, on an exotic island paradise where the intoxicating scents of spice and tropical blooms make a heady elixir for romance, you’ll find the best of everything in a whole new experience – one that takes you beyond the unexpected.

• 257 AC rooms & suites

• 5 Outdoor freshwater pools,

• 10 Restaurants including steakhouse,

2 river pools

6 bars, swim-up bar

• Unlimited land & water sports,

• Concierge & Butler service in select

PADI scuba diving, tennis

suites with room service

• Free & customizable wedding packages

• Red Lane® Spa ($), fitness center

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

EXCELLENCE OYSTER BAY Montego Bay, Jamaica / My Time / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive – Adults-Only / Creating a new standard of luxury on an idyllic private peninsula in Jamaica’s premier destination, this adults-only Victorian-style resort features unparalleled oceanfront beach-houses, expansive living spaces, panoramic ocean view suites, and miles of secluded and pristine beaches. Indulge in a world-class spa, state-of-the-art fitness center, and an exceptional range of activities and services. The best of international fine dining is served at eight fabulous à la carte restaurants: delight in Asian spices or Spanish tapas paired with wines, indulge in French cuisine or hearty Italian fare, and sit down to a great meal at the steakhouse and Lobsterhouse. Retreat to spacious suites with a private pool or direct beach access, featuring Jacuzzis for two, and open to private furnished balconies with garden or panoramic ocean views. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel. • 315 AC suites

• Miilé Spa, fitness center

• Excellence Club

• Water sports, scuba lessons, tennis

• 8 Restaurants, buffet, 9 bars

• Daily activities, nightly shows

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Pool & beach wait service • 4 Outdoor pools, 4 Jacuzzis

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HYATT ZILARA ROSE HALL Montego Bay, Jamaica / My Time / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive – Adults-Only / Sophisticated and stylish, this luxurious resort is an indulgent getaway on a private white-sand beach. Set on the same grounds as the Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall, the resort specializes in attentive service, including personalized butler and concierge service. The resort welcomes guests into spacious, sophisticated rooms and suites designed to create an elegant and relaxing environment. Step out onto your private furnished balcony for magnificent views of the pool, gardens, or Caribbean Sea. Swim Up Rooms include exclusive, direct access to a private pool. For a more distinctive experience, Club Level rooms provide exclusive amenities such as a private concierge. Dine on French, Italian, Asian, Jamaican, steakhouse, pub, and international fare, dive into myriad water sports action, and unwind at Zen Spa’s deluxe facilities or outdoor overlooking the sea. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel. • 344 AC rooms & suites

• Outdoor pool, whirlpool, cabanas

• 7 Restaurants, 5 bars, sommeliers

• Tennis, water sports

• Concierge, 24-hr room service,

• Daily/nightly activities & entertainment

beach butler

• Complimentary round of golf

• Zen Spa, 24-hr fitness center, salon,

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

sauna, plunge pools

HYATT ZIVA ROSE HALL Montego Bay, Jamaica / My Time / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive / It’s just a short walk from your room to the white sands of Montego Bay from this family-friendly resort, featuring attentive beach and pool servers, a Moroccan-themed rooftop lounge, sparkling pools, intimate oceanfront fire pits, and the best jerk chicken in Jamaica. Devoted to recreation and relaxation, guests are free to enjoy the best the island has to offer, from gourmet cuisine and spacious accommodations, to thrilling sports on land and sea. It’s an experience every member of the family will enjoy. Step into sleek, modern guest rooms with private balconies and resort views. Sit down to Italian, seafood, Asian, Jamaican, steakhouse, and pub fare. And rejuvenate with a luxurious massage or an invigorating salt exfoliation at Zen Spa while younger guests stay entertained with beach sports and arts & crafts at the KidZ Club. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel.

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• 277 AC rooms & suites

• Zen Spa, salon, StayFit™ Gym, sauna,

• Hyatt Club Level

plunge pool

• 7 Restaurants, 6 bars, pool bar

• Tennis, water sports

• Concierge, 24-hr room service,

• KidZ Club

beach butler

• Live music & entertainment

• 2 Outdoor pools, 2 whirlpools, cabanas

• Complimentary Wi-Fi


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ZOËTRY MONTEGO BAY JAMAICA Montego Bay, Jamaica / My Time / 4½ Stars Endless Privileges® / Find yourself at this boutique resort in MoBay’s upscale Ironshore neighborhood, just steps away from the Caribbean Sea. Retreat to spacious suites designed with a holistic approach in three main buildings: Wood & Water, Bamboo, and Blue Mountain – a nod to Jamaica’s ecological tapestry. From open terraces and balconies, to floor-to-ceiling sliding doors, guests will enjoy views of the ocean or the lush tropical landscape. All suites include butler service, and some offer access to private swim-out pools. Outdoor whirlpools, an infinity pool, a flowing swimming pool that winds throughout the resort, a scenic pier, and other on-property water elements provide a theme of relaxation. Gear up at the on-site water sports center with kayaks, stand-up paddle boards, snorkeling tours, and Hobie Cats.® Find rejuvenation and relaxation in a peaceful spa with gardens and a yoga facility, meditation areas, and indoor and outdoor massage cabins. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel. • 49 AC suites, butler service

• Outdoor infinity pool

• 3 Restaurants, 3 bars, café, afternoon

• Water sports center

tea, wine tastings

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Golf nearby

• Spa, fitness center, Jacuzzi, Soul Juice Bar, salon, yoga, meditation

SANDALS MONTEGO BAY Montego Bay, Jamaica The Luxury Included® Vacation – Adults-Only / A true beachfront resort where the party never stops, this is Sandals’ flagship resort and a true original. Spanning the best private white-sand beach in Jamaica, this playful and romantic resort is where the world first fell in love with Sandals. The calm, reef-protected beach is perfect for every type of water sport, and guests indulge in unlimited dining at nine gourmet restaurants serving authentic regional cuisine. Experience the casual island vibe from the comfort of your private seaside suite where Butler Elite await to fulfill your every whim. Everything is just steps from water’s edge and, best of all, it’s all included. Spend your days playing tennis, water-skiing, sailing Hobie Cats®, kayaking, scuba diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, and relaxing at the optional Red Lane® Spa.

• 272 AC rooms & suites

• Unlimited land & water sports,

• 10 Restaurants, 5 bars, swim-up bar

PADI scuba diving, tennis

• Concierge & Butler service in select

• Free & customizable wedding packages

suites w/ room service

• “Stay at 1 Play at 3” exchange privileges

• 7 Outdoor freshwater pools, 3 whirlpools

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Red Lane® Spa, fitness center, yoga

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SANDALS ROYAL CARIBBEAN RESORT & PRIVATE ISLAND Montego Bay, Jamaica The Luxury Included® Vacation – Adults-Only / A kaleidoscope of cultures from Britain to Bali awaits you at this luxury resort, where a decidedly British heritage begins with the Majestic Georgian-style Great House, surrounded by manicured gardens and roaming peacocks – all complemented with well-heeled traditions like afternoon tea and a rousing game of croquet. Minutes away on the resort’s private offshore island, the mysteries of the Orient unfold in a secluded natural setting where casual poolside and beachside pleasures beckon by day, while chic parties, an authentic Thai restaurant, and island-style extravaganzas invite excitement by night. At Jamaica’s most alluring resort, two diverse vacations are woven into one and served with warm island hospitality, making your stay a journey to remember. Guests enjoy “Stay at 1, Play at 3” exchange privileges at nearby Sandals Montego Bay and Sandals Inn.

• 227 AC rooms & suites, Over the Water Villas

• Concierge & Butler service in select

& Bungalows, Swim-up Suites & Walkout

suites with room service

Grand Luxury Suites with butler service

• Red Lane® Spa, fitness center

• 8 Restaurants, Culinary Concierge for dietary

• Unlimited land & water sports,

requests, 5 bars, including swim-up bars

PADI scuba diving, tennis

• 7 Outdoor freshwater pools, 5 whirlpools

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

BREATHLESS MONTEGO BAY RESORT & SPA Montego Bay, Jamaica / 4½ Stars Unlimited-Luxury® – Adults-Only / A modern all-suite resort surrounded by Montego Bay Marine Park, this property is made for sophisticated singles, couples, and friends who want to Live Big, Breathe Deep, and experience life at its fullest. A beach club, fire pits, cabanas, five bars and lounges, theme parties, and the only rooftop pool and bar in Jamaica provide the ultimate mix of social settings for guests looking for a sophisticated party atmosphere. Spacious suites boast chic design and state-of-the-art technology, including complimentary Wi-Fi and in-room tablets, as well as gorgeous marble baths, floor-to-ceiling glass doors, and furnished private balconies and terraces with stunning mountain and bay views. Guests have full access to all the amenities at Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay and Secrets St. James Montego Bay next door, with 18 additional dining and bar options including Desires nightclub.

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• 150 AC suites

• Tennis

• 7 Restaurants, 5 bars

• Golf nearby

• Concierge, room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 2 Outdoor pools

• Complimentary access to dining at

• Relax Spa by Pevonia®, fitness center

Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay

• Water sports, PADI dive center

& Secrets St. James Montego Bay


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IBEROSTAR GRAND HOTEL ROSE HALL Montego Bay, Jamaica / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive – Adults-Only / Few places on Earth are as captivating and inspiring as this deluxe resort, lauded on US News’ 2016 “Best Hotels in the Caribbean.” The resort sits on a sandy Caribbean beach, the perfect adultsonly place to renew vows or celebrate a wedding. The palatial colonial architecture intermingles with avant-garde details to create a resort both picturesque and stately. Nestled between the sea and mountains, the views are astonishing. Inspired by the idyllic beauty of the Caribbean, Es Palau Gourmet combines traditional and modern flavors for a tasty experience not to be missed. Activities here are unrivaled, with state-of-the art spa treatments and fitness center opportunities, as well as some of the best golf around. Take advantage of Cinnamon Hill and White Witch golf courses nearby and swing serenely into this paradise only found at this one-of-a-kind gem, within Iberostar’s stunning Grand resorts. • 295 AC rooms & suites

• Spa Sensations, fitness center

• 6 Restaurants, 4 bars including

• Complimentary round of golf at

swim-up bar

Cinnamon Hill and White Witch courses

• 24-Hr concierge, personal butler

• Non-motorized water sports, tennis

service, 24-hr gourmet room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 4 Outdoor pools

SECRETS ST. JAMES MONTEGO BAY Montego Bay, Jamaica / 4½ Stars Unlimited-Luxury® / Set on a peninsula surrounded by the crystal-clear Caribbean Sea, this quiet oceanfront destination offers adults the ultimate in sophistication, relaxation, romance, and the privileges of UnlimitedLuxury®, all enhanced by a modern take on the British Colonial era. Retreat to luxurious guest suites featuring colonial décor, whirlpool tubs, and private balconies with superb ocean views. Explore the shops, restaurants, and other attractions on the Promenade, enjoy a live show in the open-air theatre, and hit the waves for windsurfing, kayaking, and snorkeling. Preferred Club privileges invite you to experience an even higher level of luxury. Enjoy an upgraded suite, access to an exclusive lounge, special concierge service, daily Continental breakfast, afternoon hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, and other enhanced amenities.

• 350 AC suites

• Non-motorized water sports,

• 9 Restaurants, 8 bars & lounges

water aerobics, snorkeling

• 24-Hr room service

• Lighted tennis court

• 3 Outdoor pools, 2 whirlpools, sundeck

• Promenade with dining, shops & games

• Secrets Spa by Pevonia®, salon ($), fitness center, yoga

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SECRETS WILD ORCHID MONTEGO BAY Montego Bay, Jamaica / 4½ Stars Unlimited-Luxury® / From indigenous art to chic design, this awardwinning resort takes its inspiration from the island’s radiant surroundings, steeped in the Ethiopian roots of Jamaica’s African ancestors. Made for the youthful soul and the young at heart, guests will discover a stylish, vibrant, hip locale with the exclusive amenities of Unlimited-Luxury®. Bask in the privileges of 24-hour room service, nine gourmet restaurants, and eight bars and lounges serving limitless top-shelf spirits. The fun doesn’t stop there; guests have access to daily activities and entertainment, the world-class Secrets Spa by Pevonia®, and nearby championship-caliber golf. If a guest wants to escape to a quieter atmosphere, there’s Secrets St. James right next door, a relaxing and sophisticated oceanfront getaway. Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay – Stylish. Radiant. Fun.

• 350 AC suites

• Secrets Spa by Pevonia®, salon ($),

• 9 Restaurants, 8 bars & lounges

fitness center, yoga

• 24-Hr room service

• Non-motorized water sports,

• Outdoor free-form pool, 3 whirlpools,

water aerobics, snorkeling

sundeck

• Promenade with dining, shops & games

• Lighted tennis court

BEACHES NEGRIL RESORT & SPA Negril, Jamaica The Luxury Included® Vacation / The moment you walk into Beaches Negril, you officially enter a carefree zone. Negril is the place where “laidback” was invented, and that vibe is totally contagious. Before long, you’ll be footloose and cheerful in a paradise where everything is included. When you’re located on the widest stretch of Negril’s famous Seven Mile Beach, the best place to be is at the water’s edge. That’s why they even put a waterpark there. Everything you can possibly imagine is beachside – from lively pools to restaurants and bars. Seek adventure, relax, or do both. It’s all about spending time with those you love – any way you want. Luxuriate in beachfront suites boasting elegant furnishings, French-style doors with striking views, expansive marble baths, and in-suite bar.

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• 186 AC rooms & suites

• 3 Outdoor pools, Pirates Island Waterpark

• 9 Restaurants, Culinary Concierge for

• Red Lane® Spa, Red Lane® fitness center

dietary requests, 7 bars & lounges,

• Unlimited land & water sports,

swim-up bar

PADI scuba diving, tennis

• Concierge & Butler service in select

• Kids & teens programs included

suites w/ room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi


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SANDALS NEGRIL BEACH RESORT & SPA Negril, Jamaica The Luxury Included® Vacation – Adults-Only / With its blissful ambience of laid-back cool and uninhibited revelry, this tropical hideaway epitomizes the free-spirited personality that has long made Negril the exotic playground of choice for fun-loving pleasure seekers. Here on white sands kissed by a sea of aquamarine, this decadently carefree resort is nestled within lushly landscaped acres along the island’s legendary Seven Mile Beach, putting you closer to the water than anywhere else in Negril. A love for Mother Nature ensures that Jamaica’s hippest resort is also its greenest – awarded an EarthCheck Double Platinum Certification for an unwavering commitment to environmental excellence for over a decade. Come let your love blossom amid the barefoot elegance and chill-out vibe.

• 226 AC rooms & suites

• 3 Outdoor pools, 3 whirlpools

• 7 Restaurants, 5 bars, swim-up bar

• Red Lane® Spa ($), fitness center

• Unlimited premium spirits & Robert

• Unlimited land & water sports,

Mondavi Twin Oaks wines

PADI scuba diving, tennis

• Concierge & Butler service in select

• Free & customizable wedding packages

suites with room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

SANDALS ROYAL PLANTATION OCHO RIOS, JAMAICA Ocho Rios, Jamaica The Luxury Included® Vacation – Adults-Only / Understated elegance and exquisitely private, this intimate all-butler resort of just 74 ocean-view suites is tucked into a magnificent coral bluff. Spend your days lazing by the pool with cool libations delivered right to you by a beach butler. Tee off at nearby Sandals Golf & Country Club, followed by a spot of afternoon tea on the terrace. Renowned for unmatched attention to detail, this enclave of retro-chic sophistication showcases roaming peacocks and manicured lawns, and has long been a favorite hideaway for the international jet set and literary elite, with the likes of Ian Fleming and Noel Coward seeking its casual island elegance and authentic Jamaican vibe back in their day. Today, exquisite original furnishings and new innovations – like Jamaica’s only Champagne and caviar bar – are what make this one of Ocho Rios’ best all-inclusive resorts.

• 74 AC suites & villas w/ ocean views

• 2 Outdoor freshwater pools, whirlpool,

& butler service

2 private beaches

• 5 Restaurants, 2 bars

• Unlimited land & water sports,

• Concierge & Butler service in select

PADI scuba diving, tennis

suites w/ room service

• Free & customizable wedding packages

• Red Lane® Spa ($), fitness center

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

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SANDALS SOUTH COAST South Coast, Jamaica The Luxury Included® Vacation – Adults-Only / This deluxe resort is the perfect combination of European civility and an all-beachfront tropical getaway. From all-new Over-The-Water Bungalows, an overwater bar, and a romantic Over-The-Water Chapel, this resort brings guests closer than ever to the water. Set on a two-mile stretch of the South Coast’s most pristine white-sand beach and nestled within a 500-acre nature preserve, this spectacular seaside oasis features three distinctive European Villages. Relax by one of three pools, including Jamaica’s largest, and dine at the new Sushi on the Sand restaurant. At night, extravagant bonfire areas and fire pits add to the glow of this truly unique all-inclusive vacation destination in the heart of paradise.

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• 372 AC Oceanview rooms & suites

• 4 Outdoor freshwater pools,

• Over-The-Water Suites, Bar, & Chapel

4 whirlpools, scuba pool

• 9 Restaurants, 7 bars, 2 swim-up bars

• Unlimited land & water sports,

• Concierge & Butler service in select

PADI scuba diving, tennis

suites with room service

• Free & customizable wedding packages

• Red Lane® Spa ($), fitness center

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

HALF MOON

JEWEL GRANDE MONTEGO BAY RESORT & SPA

Montego Bay, Jamaica / 5 Stars

Montego Bay, Jamaica / 4½ Stars

Nestled on a two-mile crescent beach, this sophisticated tropical resort

All-Inclusive / Escape to a Jamaican paradise and enjoy resort living at its finest.

is truly paradise found. The lush 400-acre property features pristine

Situated on a dazzling private cove, this luxury property offers guests an elevated

whitewashed cottages surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens

experience with world-class service and premium amenities. Indulge in personal

and the sparkling Caribbean Sea, and elegantly appointed guest rooms

butler service, a full-service spa, superb dining, private beachside cabanas, and

and suites plus private villas. Take advantage of world-class amenities

two oceanfront swimming pools. All junior suites, one, two or three-bedroom

including the Fern Tree Spa, 13-court tennis center, Dolphin Lagoon, and

ocean view or oceanfront suites and three-bedroom villas enjoy butler-service for

equestrian center.

the discerning traveler looking for luxury and extra spacious accommodations.

• 210 AC rooms & suites & 28 AC villas

• Half Moon Golf Course

• 217 AC butler-serviced suites

• Non-motorized water sports, PADI dive center

• 4 Restaurants, 6 bars, swim-up bar

• Horseback riding, kids programs

• 5 Restaurants, 5 bars, room service

• Kids Club & Teen Lounge

• 3 Outdoor pools, kids pool

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Beach & Pool Concierge

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Fern Tree Spa, fitness center

• 2 Outdoor pools, whirlpools, cabanas

• 25,000sf of memorial event facilities

• 11 Tennis courts, water sports

• Grande Spa, fitness center, wellness classes

• R/T Montego Bay (MBJ) airport transfers


CARIBBEAN JAMAICA • TURKS & CAICOS Named “World’s Leading All-Inclusive Family Resort Brand,” Beaches® Resorts is more than a vacation, it’s a Luxury Included® experience on the Caribbean’s best beaches – with everything included and unlimited! Escape to top-tier suites such as beachside villas with butler service. Indulge in up to 20 gourmet restaurants per resort, premium brand spirits, and Robert Mondavi Twin Oaks® wines. When it’s playtime, enjoy waterparks, kids camp, and thrilling land and water sports. The perfect getaway awaits you at Beaches.

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JAMAICA INN

THE ST. REGIS BAHIA BEACH RESORT, PUERTO RICO

Ocho Rios, Jamaica / 5 Stars

Rio Grande, Puerto Rico / 5 Stars

All-Inclusive Option Available / A legendary resort hailed on

Designated as the Caribbean’s first and only Certified Gold Audubon

Travel+Leisure’s “World’s Best” list, this low-key boutique property is

Signature Sanctuary, this stellar resort is a favorite of couples and families,

perfect for relaxation or romance, thanks to world-class dining and

set on 483 pristine tropical acres nestled between the forest and the

personalized service. Revel in guest suites that open to fully furnished

sparking sea. Discover utter relaxation in the magnificently appointed

balconies or verandas with sweeping sea views. Dive into numerous

guest rooms or at the first-class Iridium Spa. Tee off at the Robert Trent

water sports activities, and enjoy some of the Caribbean’s most refined

Jones, Jr. golf course, lounge at the pool, or bask on pristine, sandy Bahia

international and Jamaican dishes.

Beach.

• 52 AC suites & cottages

• Snorkeling, kayaking, sunfish sailing,

• 139 AC rooms & suites

• Robert Trent Jones, Jr. golf course

• 2 Restaurants, 2 bars

paddle boarding

• 3 Restaurants, 2 bars

• Tennis center, aquatic center

• Concierge, room service

• Live entertainment

• Concierge, room service

• Nature trails, kids club

• 2 Outdoor pools, private beach

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Oceanfront pool

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Ocean Spa, fitness center

• Iridium Spa, 24-hr fitness center

DORADO BEACH, A RITZ-CARLTON RESERVE

WYNDHAM GRAND RIO MAR PUERTO RICO GOLF & BEACH RESORT

Dorado, Puerto Rico / 5 Stars

Rio Grande, Puerto Rico / 4½ Stars

Immerse yourself in the finest luxury resort experience set within a lush

Seasonal Inclusive Plan Option / Sophisticated service, fine dining,

1,400-acre sanctuary, cited on Travel+Leisure’s “World’s Best” list. Step

upscale entertainment, spacious accommodations, and a host of

into chic minimalist guest rooms, many with private plunge pools and

thrilling outdoor activities equal a memorable vacation at this exclusive

close to the beach with exquisite ocean views. Enjoy savory cuisine, and

beachfront resort between the Atlantic Ocean and El Yunque National

be pampered at the five-acre Spa Botánico, a Forbes Five-Star Spa. Splash

Forest, the only property on the Northeast Coast with a casino. Retreat

away in a day-to-night water park.

to this Travel+Leisure “World’s Best Family Travel Resort” and relax in spacious guest rooms featuring breezy private balconies.

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• 115 AC rooms & suites

• 3 Golf courses designed by Robert

• 400 AC rooms

• Mandara Spa, fitness center

• 4 Restaurants, 3 bars, café

Trent Jones, Sr.

• 7 Restaurants, 3 bars

• Tennis center, water sports

• Concierge, room service

• Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors

• Concierge, room service

• 2 Championship golf courses

• 2 Outdoor pools

of the Environment

• 3 Outdoor oceanfront pools, kids pool,

• Kids activities

• Spa Botánico, fitness center, tennis

• Rockefeller Nature Trail

whirlpools, sundeck

• Casino, complimentary Wi-Fi


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FOUR SEASONS RESORT NEVIS, WEST INDIES Nevis / 5 Stars Experience the authentic and unspoiled Caribbean where a silk-sand beach awaits miles from any cruise ship. Stretch out in Four Seasons comfort, from spacious guest rooms and suites to exclusive villas with private pools. Find tranquility in the award-winning spa or lounging in a Luxury Beach House. Keep active by scuba diving for your own lobster dinner or playing golf amidst the dramatic views of one of the world’s most scenic courses. Guest rooms and suites open to balconies or patios, while villas have optional private pools or plunge pools. Tee up on the Robert Trent Jones II championship golf course, go snorkeling and kayaking, and unwind at the spa or on the sundeck around the free-form infinity pools.

• 196 AC rooms & suites, 52 private villas

• Spa, fitness center, 10 tennis courts

• 6 Restaurants, 3 bars & lounges

• Complimentary non-motorized water

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

sports, paddleboards, sailboats, kayaks,

• 3 Outdoor infinity pools

snorkeling gear

• Robert Trent Jones II championship golf course

ST. KITTS MARRIOTT RESORT & THE ROYAL BEACH CASINO

BELMOND LA SAMANNA

St. Kitts / 4½ Stars

St. Martin / 4½ Stars

All-Inclusive Option Available / This stellar beachfront resort near Frigate

A member of The Leading Hotels of the World, this property on

Bay immerses you in the culture and atmosphere of this most relaxing

Travel+Leisure’s “T+L 500” has been heralded as one of the Caribbean’s

and romantic of Caribbean Islands. Spacious guest accommodations,

most elegant resorts for years – an authentic French Caribbean hideaway

most with balconies, overlook the resort, garden, pool, golf course, or

combining classic luxury, natural extravagance, and outstanding service.

ocean. Double down at slots, craps, roulette, poker, and blackjack at Royal

Stroll from your plush room directly onto the sands of stunning Long

Beach Casino, and tee off at Royal St. Kitts Golf Club, a challenging links-

Bay. Let a skilled therapist apply a revitalizing Shiatsu massage, then

style course covering 125 lush acres.

watch a gorgeous sunset while savoring gourmet cuisine.

• 389 AC rooms & suites

• Emerald Mist Spa, fitness center

• 83 AC rooms & suites, villas with butler

• 2 Outdoor pools, pool beverage service,

• 8 Restaurants, 5 bars, beach

• 18-Hole golf course

service

beach cabanas

& pool bars

• Royal Beach Casino

• 3 Restaurants, 2 bars, beach bar

• Motorized & non-motorized water sports

• Room service

• 24-Hr room service

• 3 Tennis courts, resident pros

• 3 Outdoor pools, whirlpool

• Indoor-outdoor spa, fitness center, yoga

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CARIBBEAN ST. MARTIN Belmond La Samanna is a unique luxury resort and boutique hotel on the beach of Baie Longue on the French side of St. Martin. 83 guest rooms and suites are located on the beach or on a small cliff above the beach, and four luxurious villas offer another option for your VIP stays as well as private event venues. A highlight of each is a walk-out patio or covered terrace overlooking the beach and sea.

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JADE MOUNTAIN Saint Lucia / 5 Stars Lauded on Travel+Leisure’s “World’s Best,” this stunning resort is a cornucopia of organic architecture celebrating Saint Lucia’s stunning scenic beauty – as well as a private mountaintop enclave of the beachfront resort Anse Chastanet, to which guests have full access. Individual open-walled sanctuaries each feature an extravagant private infinity pool and are stage-like settings from which to embrace the full glory of the famous Twin Piton Mountains – in all of the sanctuaries, the 4th wall is open to the views while at the same time allowing for complete privacy. Stroll and catch the rays on two soft-sand beaches. With pristine coral reefs just off shore, it’s a great opportunity for snorkeling and learning to scuba dive with the PADI pros. There’s also sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, hiking, and biking around this amazing landscape.

• 29 Suites with private pools

• Outdoor pool

• Restaurant, bar

• Water sports, scuba diving, PADI dive

• Farm-to-table concept

center, tennis

• Private butler service included

• Hiking, mountain biking, sunset cruises,

• Kai en Ciel Spa, Cybex Fitness Studio,

art gallery

yoga

SANDALS GRANDE ST. LUCIAN SPA & BEACH RESORT Saint Lucia The Luxury Included® Vacation – Adults-Only / Ideally located on its very own peninsula, this resort is often described as the “closest vacation to a picture-perfect postcard.” Cradled to the west by Rodney Bay – boasting the calmest waters in all of Saint Lucia – and to the east by the majestic Atlantic Ocean, this magnificent property showcases awe-inspiring panoramic views that will linger in your heart forever. Volcanic mountains draped in blankets of green rise majestically from an impossibly clear blue sea. A sheltered mile-long beach extends an open invitation for days of endless water play. This is paradise as it was meant to be, full of natural beauty, rich in history, and resplendent in pure romance.

• 311 AC rooms, suites & Rondovals

• Unlimited land & water sports,

• 12 Restaurants, 8 bars, swim-up bar

PADI scuba diving, tennis

• Concierge & Butler service in select

• Nightly entertainment

suites with room service

• Over-The-Water Suites & Chapel

• 5 Outdoor freshwater pools, 4 whirlpools

• “Stay @ 1, Play @ 3” exchange program

• Red Lane® Spa ($), fitness center

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

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SANDALS REGENCY LA TOC GOLF RESORT & SPA Saint Lucia The Luxury Included® Vacation – Adults-Only / Saint Lucia’s most glamorous resort, this property is a magnificent 210-acre estate set on a half-mile crescent beach, cradling exotic coral bluffs, lush hillsides, and rolling fairways. Featuring a challenging executive-style golf course, stunning oceanfront suites and the private enclave of the Sunset Bluff Village, this resort is recognized as the most sparkling jewel in the islands. Indulge in Five-Star Diamond French cuisine and other international cuisines with access to 27 restaurants with the “Stay at 1, Play at 3” exchange program. Club Level Rooms overflow with extraordinary privileges, unique experiences, and exceptional service for concierge guests of Sandals Resorts, while guests in Butler Level Rooms find every detail of their vacation handled with unobtrusive grace by personal butlers trained to exacting standards.

• 331 AC rooms & suites

• Unlimited land & water sports,

• 9 Restaurants, 8 bars, 2 swim-up bars

PADI scuba diving, tennis

• Concierge & Butler service in select

• 9-Hole golf course, free greens fees

suites with room service

• Free & customizable wedding packages

• 3 Outdoor freshwater pools, scuba pool

• “Stay @ 1, Play @ 3” exchange program

• Red Lane® Spa ($), fitness center

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

SERENITY AT COCONUT BAY Saint Lucia / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive – Adults-Only / A new philosophy in sophisticated Caribbean luxury, this exclusive hideaway is the perfect choice for couples searching for a romantic retreat, opening directly onto a white-sand beach near Vieux Fort and close to Sandy Beach, Mankote Mangrove, and Maria Islands Nature Reserve. Retreat to huge, serene villa suites with personal butlers, private entrances, four-poster beds, mahogany furniture, granite baths, espresso machines, Bose® sound systems, as well as private furnished decks with waterfalls, wet bars, and saltwater plunge pools. Escape to the unique two-tier Serenity Pool, a tranquil blue nirvana for adultsonly sunbathing, ringed by palm-shaded canopied daybed and chaises. And unwind in the privacy of your own suite with blissful spa treatments like hot candle massages and sweet smoothie scrubs delivered by dedicated professional therapists using local organics and pure essential oils. • 36 AC suites

• Tennis

• Restaurant, bar, access to dining at

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa • 24-Hr room service • Outdoor pool • Kai Mer Spa, fitness center

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SUGAR BEACH, A VICEROY RESORT

THE BUCCANEER

Saint Lucia / 5 Stars

St. Croix, USVI / 4½ Stars

Optional Meal Plans Available / Set within over 100 acres of lush

Founded in the 17th century, and designated a “Historic Hotel of

rainforest and embraced by Saint Lucia’s majestic World Heritage-listed

America,” this enchanted oceanfront resort blends Old World charm

Twin Pitons, this luxurious family-friendly resort has ample space for

with warm St. Croix hospitality, spotlighting elegant accommodations,

honeymooners and families. The world-class Rainforest Spa, a PADI dive

golf, tennis, exquisite beaches, fine restaurants, water sports, spa, fitness

facility, waterfront dining, and chic bars ensure the quintessential Saint

center, and kids camp. Set on 340 tropical acres, the resort offers a luxury

Lucia resort vacation experience.

country club setting just minutes from historic Christiansted, as well as sightseeing, duty-free shopping, and fine dining.

• 96 AC villas with plunge pools & butler

• Rainforest Spa, fitness center, tennis

• 138 AC rooms & suites

• 18-Hole golf course, tennis center

service

• Water sports, PADI dive center

• 4 Restaurants, poolside bar, free full

& pro instruction

• 3 Restaurants, 3 bars

• Sugar Club (ages 4-12)

American breakfast

• Free paddleboards, kayaks, snorkeling

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 2 Outdoor pools

• Live entertainment

• Hideaway Spa

• Complimentary kids club (ages 4-12)

• 2 Outdoor pools

COMO PARROT CAY, TURKS & CAICOS

THE SHORE CLUB TURKS & CAICOS

Turks & Caicos / 5 Stars

Turks & Caicos / 5 Stars

Recognized on Condé Nast Traveler’s “Gold List 2017” and Travel+Leisure’s

Defined by a spirit of relaxation and adventure, this luxury property

“World’s Best,” this family-friendly sanctuary sits on an immaculate

brings an exclusive Turks & Caicos resort experience to the most sought-

private island. The secluded resort spans a thousand acres of white-sand

after stretch of Providenciales – Long Bay Beach, a stunning, secluded

beaches and lush tropical landscapes. At Shambhala Retreat, restore the

stretch of white sands. An indulgent spa, four pools, three restaurants,

senses through Asian-inspired holistic therapies. Enjoy succulent dining

elegant accommodations, and breathtaking views elevate the resort

options, from Caribbean-inspired fare and local ingredients and seafood,

beyond paradise.

to contemporary Asian and modern Mediterranean. • 73 AC rooms, suites & villas

• Outdoor infinity pool

• 106 AC rooms & suites

• Water sports, tennis

• 2 Restaurants, 2 bars

• Non-motorized water sports, tennis

• 3 Restaurants, 5 bars

• Jungle Jam kids club

• Concierge, room service

• Kids club

• Concierge, room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• COMO Shambhala Retreat, fitness

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 3 Outdoor pools

center, yoga, Pilates

• Dune Spa, fitness center, yoga

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THE PALMS TURKS AND CAICOS Turks & Caicos / 5 Stars The Palms Turks and Caicos inhabits the role of an elegant, luxurious, award-winning resort, but beneath that cultivated exterior beats an untamed heart. Exquisite amenities fill the 72 suites and penthouses. Inspired Caribbean fusion cuisine delights diners in the stunningly beautiful Parallel23 Restaurant. Ageless remedies combine with contemporary wellness technology in the award-winning Spa at The Palms. All of this elegance and indulgence is presented in a friendly, casual manner that soothes the spirit. Whether you choose to relax on the crystal white sands of Grace Bay Beach or unwind by the serpentine infinity pool, The Palms offers a blissful retreat. Come for a visit and indulge your inner wild child.

• 72 AC suites

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 2 Restaurants, 2 bars

• 2016 US News “Best Hotel in Turks and

• Outdoor infinity pool

Caicos”

• The Spa at the Palms

• 2014 Condé Nast Johansens “Best Hotel

• Non-motorized water sports

Spa Award”

• Conch Kritters Club (ages 4-12)

BEACHES TURKS & CAICOS RESORT VILLAGES & SPA Turks & Caicos / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive / Dive into a one-of-a-kind, unbelievably exciting all-inclusive Turks & Caicos vacation for the whole family. A 45,000-sq.-ft. water park; five magnificent villages, boasting the architecture and ambiance of Italy, France, the Caribbean, and Key West; a 12-mile beach lapped by clear turquoise waters; endless fun activities for everyone, from tots to tweens and teens, featuring Sesame Street® characters, the Xbox Play Lounge and a sizzlin’ teen disco, Liquid at Beaches – it’s all located on one of the world’s best beaches, pristine Grace Bay. Learn to dive with the Caribbean’s most comprehensive scuba program, then take a journey down the path to pampering at Red Lane® Caribbean Spa, where you’ll discover a serene sanctuary where classic European spa rituals are infused with the truly distinct essence of the Caribbean.

• 758 AC rooms & suites

• Red Lane® Spa ($), fitness center

• 22 Restaurants, 15 bars, 4 swim-up bars

• Unlimited land & water sports,

• Concierge & Butler service in select

PADI scuba diving, tennis

suites w/ room service

• Free & customizable wedding packages

• 10 Outdoor freshwater pools,

• Kids & teens programs included

Pirates Island Waterpark

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CARIBBEAN SAINT LUCIA Rising majestically above an exclusive 600-acre beachfront estate, Jade Mountain is a cornucopia of organic architecture celebrating St. Lucia’s stunning scenic beauty. Expect grand sweeping spaces where bedroom, living area, and an extravagantly-sized private infinity-edge pool form an amazing plateau that seems to float in space, with the fourth wall missing entirely.

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MEXICO AND COSTA RICA There’s the stunning coastlines. The ancient sites. The culinary abundance. The cultural enchantment. The glittering cities. The amazing resorts. But most of all, the pulse of Mexico and Costa Rica is the friendly and gracious people, eager to share their way of life with you.

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EXCELLENCE PLAYA MUJERES Cancun / My Time / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive – Adults-Only / Dip into ultimate all-inclusive luxury, where the bliss of a premiere Cancun resort meets the intimacy of an emergent beach. This adults-only, self-contained resort includes a variety of international cuisine, access to shopping, 170-slip marina, and two miles of untouched powdery white-sand beaches only minutes from the famous nightlife of Cancun. Enter into this immaculate all-suite, resort and step into an unrivaled world situated along a pristine peninsula between the Caribbean and a wetlands preserve, and enjoy the remoteness this luxury resort offers even while being just 25 minutes from Cancun International Airport. Take a swing at the Greg Norman-designed golf course and then sit effortlessly in the serenity of the world-class Miilé Spa. Here it’s all about seclusion, serenity, and above all else, excellence. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel. • 450 AC suites with round Jacuzzis

• 7 Outdoor pools

& private terraces

• Non-motorized water sports,

• 10 Restaurants, 11 bars, pool & swim-up bars

scuba lessons, tennis

• Concierge, room service

• Greg Norman golf course

• Miilé Spa, salon, fitness center, yoga,

at Playa Mujeres Golf Club ($)

Pilates

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

FINEST PLAYA MUJERES BY EXCELLENCE GROUP Cancun / My Time / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive / Cancun´s only luxury resort that welcomes peoples of all ages, this stellar beachfront property stands in a pristine tropical landscape nestled between the Caribbean Sea and a wildlife preserve. Elegant and modern suites are tailored to discriminating vacationers and feature oversize Jacuzzis, swim-up rooms, private pools, private furnished balconies or patios with breathtaking views, rooftop terraces, the latest entertainment amenities, and family-designed suites. From the 18-hole Greg Norman-designed Playa Mujeres Golf Club to scuba diving, deep-sea fishing, tennis lessons, and private yachting excursions, the activities thrill – and the world-class spa soothes ultimately. For guests seeking exclusivity on an even higher scale, the Finest Club for all ages and the Excellence Club for adults offer tailored services like private check-in and upgraded in-suite amenities. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel. • 450 AC junior suites with Jacuzzis

• 10 Outdoor pools, 2 kids pools, sundeck

& private balconies

• ONE Spa, fitness center

• Excellence Club, Finest Club

• Non-motorized water sports

• 12 Restaurants (unlimited lobster included),

• Daily & nightly entertainment

16 bars with premium brands

• Kids & teens clubs (3+ yrs.)

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

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GRAND FIESTA AMERICANA CORAL BEACH CANCUN Cancun / My Time / 4½ Stars This all-suite enchanted resort, a member of Preferred Hotels and Resorts, sits on the prestigious northern tip of Cancun, where a large coral reef protects the powdery beach and calm waves. Retreat to refined oceanfacing suites featuring marble floors, sunken living room areas, private balconies, and spectacular views. Dine on exquisite French-Mediterranean cuisine at the award-winning Le Basilic. The 40,000-sq.-ft. Gem Spa boasts stunning sophisticated design, innovative treatments inspired by gemstone therapy, unique amenities – including a 10-step hydrotherapy ritual – and 26 treatment rooms. The new Coral KidZ Club is designed to ignite the imagination of younger guests, spotlighting supervised pool and beach games, competitions, and arts and sports skills. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel.

• 602 AC suites with ocean-facing

• 24-Hr room service

balconies

• Outdoor lagoon-style pool

• All-inclusive option available in

• Gem Spa, fitness center, beauty salon

Club Level suites

• Motorized & non-motorized water sports

• 5 Restaurants, 4 bars, swim-up bar,

• Coral KidZ Club

poolside bar

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

HYATT ZILARA CANCUN Cancun / My Time / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive – Adults-Only / An oceanfront hideaway exclusively for adults, this luxury all-suite resort stands in the heart of the Hotel Zone and opens directly onto Cancun’s widest stretch of white-sand beach. Two interconnected free-form pools stretch across the width of the resort, defined by contemporary Mexican architecture with European influences. Elegant guest suites feature contemporary décor, handcrafted mahogany furniture, Egyptian cotton sheets, ocean-facing double whirlpool tubs, the latest entertainment amenities, and private furnished balconies or terraces with breathtaking ocean, pool, and resort views. The new Zen Spa draws its inspiration from key elements of Mayan cosmology and features 11 treatment rooms and a hydrotherapy circuit. The Telegraph of London lauds the resort’s “exceptional cuisine.” Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel.

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• 307 AC suites & swim-up suites

• Outdoor semi-Olympic infinity pool,

• 6 Restaurants, 5 bars & lounges

beach cabanas, 2 whirlpools

including swim-up bar

• New Zen Spa, 24-hr Sky Gym, Pilates,

• 24-Hr room service, beach butlers,

hydrotherapy

Romance Concierge

• Daily/nightly activities & entertainment

• Water sports

• Complimentary Wi-Fi


MEXICO CANCUN A one-of-a-kind adults-only boutique All-Inclusive luxury hotel. Defined by highly personalized service, seclusion, and sophistication to deliver the very best of All-Inclusive luxury by Excellence Group. Indulgent dining and beverages, an expansive world-class spa & wellness facility, and state-of-the-art fitness center, along with neighboring golf course, marina, and local attractions complement the experience of upscale romance and relaxation.

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HYATT ZIVA CANCUN Cancun / My Time / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive – Adults-Only Option / “This is the place to stay,” says Travel+Leisure about this lavish oasis on Mexico’s Yucatan coast with a wide range of entertainment and family activities, from theater shows and water sports, to tequila tastings and an oceanfront spa, to a microbrewery and thrilling water sports. Hide away in spacious guest suites with contemporary Caribbean decor, floor-to-ceiling windows, marble baths with rainfall showers, high-tech entertainment, and private furnished balconies with views of swaying palm trees and the blue ocean. Your little ones will be thoroughly entertained at the KidZ Club while you rejuvenate body and soul at the oceanfront spa, which delivers massages, holistic body treatments, and hydrotherapy. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel.

• 547 AC suites & swim-up suites

• Daily activities, live entertainment

• 10 Restaurants, 7 bars & lounges,

• KidZ Club

microbrewery

• Oceanfront wedding gazebo

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 3 Outdoor pools • Zen Spa, 24-hr fitness center

TURQUOIZE AT HYATT ZIVA CANCUN Cancun / My Time / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive – Adults-Only / This serene haven is an exclusive “resort within a resort,” featuring special perks such as private airport transfers, VIP check-in, personalized butler services, and preferred restaurant seating. Hide away in spacious guest suites with contemporary Caribbean decor, floor-to-ceiling windows, marble baths with rainfall showers, high-tech entertainment, espresso machines, and private furnished balconies with hot tubs and views of swaying palm trees and the blue ocean. Rejuvenate body and soul at the oceanfront spa, which delivers massages, holistic body treatments, and hydrotherapy. Go diving, snorkeling, and sailing, and soak up the sun at three cascading infinity pools overlooking the sea. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel.

• 160 AC suites

• Live entertainment

• 11 Restaurants, 8 bars

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Concierge, 24-hr room service • 4 Outdoor pools • Zen Spa, fitness center • Water sports, tennis

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MEXICO / CARIBBEAN AN ALL-INCLUSIVE EXPERIENCE by HYATT CANCUN • LOS CABOS • MONTEGO BAY • PUERTO VALLARTA In some of the most spectacular beachfront locales in Mexico and the Caribbean, you’ll find adults-only Hyatt Zilara™ and all-ages Hyatt Ziva™ all-inclusive resorts. At each resort you can expect stunning oceanfront settings, authentic cuisine and vibrant culture, all inspired by natural beauty and perfected with luxurious amenities that are included with your stay.

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LE BLANC SPA RESORT Cancun / 5 Stars All-Inclusive / Opening onto a spectacular beach overlooking the Caribbean Sea, this sleek and modern Condé Nast Traveler “Gold List 2016” resort delivers an unforgettable adults-only vacation getaway, enhanced by a high level of personal attention. Luxurious guest rooms have contemporary and minimalist décor, plus double Jacuzzis, private balconies, and mesmerizing water views. For complete relaxation, experience a day at the spa, where soothing treatment rooms and suites set the scene for rejuvenating massages, aromatherapy, and reflexology, all with breathtaking views of the Nichupté Lagoon. Stroll the white sands of Cancun’s world-famous beach, dip into three outdoor pools, and sooth muscles in a pair of outdoor Jacuzzis. Savor the finest haute cuisine at any of the four international restaurants, and enjoy top-shelf drinks at any of the exquisite bars. • 260 AC rooms with Jacuzzis

• Wedding/anniversary package

• 5 Restaurants, 5 bars & lounges

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 24-Hr room & butler service • 3 Outdoor pools, 2 infinity pools • Spa, salon, fitness center, sauna, steam room, yoga, Pilates

BELOVED PLAYA MUJERES BY EXCELLENCE GROUP Cancun / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive – Adults-Only / Immerse yourself in luxury and natural Caribbean beauty at this all-suite boutique hotel. Set on a quiet peninsula in Playa Mujeres, this hideaway is nestled in a private beachfront community. Revel in spacious suites furnished in regal contemporary style, with marble baths, and private furnished balconies. The Beloved Spa offers an unparalleled range of full-service wellness treatments, fitness equipment, and spa amenities to address well-being on every level. Whether you’re on a quest for spiritual balance, a relaxing getaway, a makeover, or a tune-up for the body and mind, this Cancun spa program will set you on a path to total wellness. Play through carefully crafted water holes, jungles, bunkers, greens, and traps framed by the beauty of the Mexican Caribbean on the 18-hole, par 72 Greg Norman Signature golf course.

• 109 AC suites

• Greg Norman-designed 18-hole golf

• 4 Restaurants, 6 bars, lounge

course ($)

• Concierge, room service

• Wedding & honeymoon packages

• 3 Outdoor pools, 4 outdoor Jacuzzis

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• The Beloved Spa, fitness center • Non-motorized water sports, tennis

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DREAMS PLAYA MUJERES GOLF & SPA RESORT Cancun / 4½ Stars Unlimited-Luxury® / Set along a private stretch of beach in a serene gated community north of downtown Cancun, this new luxury resort invites guests to savor the benefits of Unlimited-Luxury®, where everything is included, from gourmet à la carte dining options, to unlimited international and domestic top-shelf spirits, to 24-hour room and concierge services, among many other extras. Sleek, modern, and colorful, the spacious guest suites open to private terraces or balconies with whirlpools and garden pool, or ocean views. Kids of all ages are entertained with an array of activities at the Explorer’s Club and Core Zone Teen’s Club, while adults find a sanctuary for the senses at Dreams Spa by Pevonia®, where a sublime atmosphere of pure indulgence inspired by Mayan culture is enhanced with a temazcal and a Watsu pool for underwater massages and treatments.

• 502 AC suites

• Water sports, PADI dive center

• 10 Restaurants, 13 bars, room service

• Playa Mujeres Golf Course

• 3 Levels of outdoor pools, kids pool,

• Explorer’s Club for kids (ages 3-12)

6 whirlpools, waterpark, lazy river

• Core Zone Teens Club (ages 13-17)

• Dreams Spa by Pevonia®, fitness center, yoga, Pilates

LIVE AQUA CANCUN Cancun / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive – Adults-Only / This modern resort presents a unique, innovative concept: a “Be Yourself Hotel” designed for contemporary adults seeking a place to feel at home, a place that’s relaxed, free, and idyllic. Here, guests indulge in pleasures for all their senses – leisure and fun and cuisine. Allow yourself a unique stay with sublime details. The experience begins as soon as you arrive, with the pleasure of seeing and being seen. Irresistible temptations, a range of fine cuisine, and refined service create a truly authentic and unique vacation experience. After sunny days filled with sightseeing, shopping, and recreation, head to the spa for exquisite massages, wraps, and scrubs, as well as hydrotherapy and thalassotherapy, delivered in 12 treatment rooms. Guests enjoy Cancun’s famous sun at eight outdoor pools, two tennis courts, and the nearby golf course.

• 371 AC rooms & suites

• Daily activities & rituals

• 8 Restaurants, 4 bars including

• Wedding & honeymoon packages ($)

swim-up bar

• Wi-Fi included

• 7 Outdoor pools, outdoor Jacuzzi • Spa Aqua ($), fitness center, yoga • 2 Tennis courts

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SECRETS PLAYA MUJERES GOLF & SPA RESORT Cancun / 4½ Stars Unlimited-Luxury® – Adults-Only / Set along the luscious white-sand beaches of Playa Mujeres, this all-suite award-winning resort raises the bar on adults-only luxury. Welcome to a world of Unlimited-Luxury® where everything is included. Retreat to elegant guest suites with king-size beds and private furnished terraces or balconies. There’s a wide range of recreational activities, beginning with golf at Playa Mujeres Golf Course, plus water sports such as kayaking, sailing Hobie Cats®, snorkeling, windsurfing, and scuba diving lessons. Rejuvenate at the spa with relaxing side-by-side couples massages in a serene private escape. Preferred Club privileges invite you to experience an even higher level of luxury. Enjoy an upgraded suite, access to an exclusive lounge, special concierge service, daily Continental breakfast, afternoon hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, and other enhanced amenities.

• 424 AC suites

• Non-motorized water sports, tennis

• 9 Restaurants including buffet,

• Dance, cooking & cocktail classes

5 à la carte restaurants, two grills, café

• Live nightly entertainment

• 2 Outdoor pools, 4 whirlpools

• Complimentary greens fees at

• Secrets Spa by Pevonia®, salon,

Playa Mujeres Golf Course

fitness center

SECRETS THE VINE CANCUN Cancun / 4½ Stars Unlimited-Luxury® – Adults-Only / This posh resort offers all the indulgences of Unlimited-Luxury®, starting with limitless gourmet dining and top-shelf spirits, as well as exciting live evening shows and special themed events. Revel in sommelier-led wine tastings featuring some of the world’s finest wine collections, and stay connected both on the resort and at home with the all-new complimentary Unlimited Connectivity app. Modern, luxurious, and chic accommodations feature Italian porcelain and teak wood furnishings, plus private terraces overlooking the crystalclear Caribbean Sea and Laguna Nichupté. Preferred Club privileges invite you to experience an even higher level of luxury. Enjoy an upgraded suite, access to an exclusive lounge, special concierge service, daily Continental breakfast, afternoon hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, and other enhanced amenities.

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• 497 AC rooms & suites

• Cocktail classes, wine tasting & pairing,

• 8 Restaurants, 6 bars

cigar rolling

• 3 Outdoor infinity pools, Jacuzzi

• Complimentary golf greens fees

• Secrets Spa by Pevonia® ($),

• Unlimited Connectivity mobile app

fitness center, salon ($), yoga

• Sip, Savor & See Dining Experience

• Snorkeling, kayaks

• Complimentary Wi-Fi


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THE RITZ-CARLTON, CANCUN

PARADISUS CANCUN

Cancun / 5 Stars

Cancun / 4½ Stars

This Forbes Five-Star luxury resort offers dramatic views of the Caribbean

All-Inclusive / Perfectly situated on the soft white-sand beaches of

from every single room. Take advantage of the equally dramatic dining

Cancun, this exclusive resort provides the perfect accommodations for

experience here, where seven innovative dining options are offered

your vacation getaway. Sit down to an incomparable culinary experience

including two award-winning restaurants and the only on-the-beach

in any of nine on-site restaurants. Royal Service is the adult-only option for

dining option in Cancun. Relax at The Ritz-Carlton Spa, and savor

travelers seeking more attention, service, and privacy. Family Concierge

entertaining and invigorating cooking classes at the residential-style

rooms provide the perfect environment for the ultimate unique family

culinary center.

vacation experience.

• 363 AC rooms & suites with private

• The Ritz-Carlton Spa, fitness center

• 657 AC suites including 138 Royal

• YHI Spa, fitness center

balconies

• Tennis

Service Suites

• Non-motorized water sports, tennis, golf

• 7 Restaurants, 3 bars

• Ritz Kids Club

• 9 Restaurants, 7 bars

• Kids Zone & Baby Club

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Daily & nightly entertainment

• 2 Outdoor heated pools, whirlpool

• 3 Pools, kids pool

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

NIZUC RESORT & SPA

PARADISUS PLAYA MUJERES

Cancun / 4½ Stars

Cancun / 4½ Stars

A top-notch haven for ultimate relaxation on two secluded beaches in

All-Inclusive / Opening directly onto one of Cancun’s famous white-sand

the enclave of Punta Nizuc, this stellar resort – hailed on Travel+Leisure’s

beaches, this new luxury resort puts you in the center of all the action.

“World’s Best” – redefines the standard for luxury in Mexico and around

Retreat to guest rooms featuring the latest tech amenities and opening

the world. Soundproof suites feature exquisite modern décor, Egyptian

to private balconies with ocean views. Dip into four outdoor swimming

cotton linens, king beds, spacious baths with deep-soaking tubs and

pools, thrill to a range of water sports, and rejuvenate at the spa.

rainfall showers, modern tech amenities, and panoramic ocean views from floor-to-ceiling windows and expansive private terraces. • 274 AC suites

• NIZUC SPA by ESPA, fitness center, yoga

• 498 AC rooms

• YHI Spa, 2 fitness centers

• 6 Restaurants, 3 bars

• Tennis, kayaks, paddleboards

• 10 Restaurants, 10 bars including

• Water sports, access to private marina

• Concierge, room service

• Wine pairings, sushi & tequila tasting

Sports Bar, coffee bar

• Arcade, outdoor amphitheater

• 5 Outdoor pools including adults-only

nights, kids club & activities

• Royal Service & Family Concierge areas

• Specialized activities for all ages,

pool & kids pool

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 3 Outdoor pools

including Kids Indian Style Discovery Camp

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ZOËTRY VILLA ROLANDI ISLA MUJERES CANCUN Isla Mujeres / My Time / 4½ Stars Endless Privileges® / Idyllically located in the southern zone of enchanting Isla Mujeres, this delightful all-suite boutique hideaway combines Endless Privileges® with holistic wellness, tranquility, and romance. Step aboard the Cocoon I yacht for complimentary transfers from Cancun. Retreat to suites featuring modern décor with Italian marble finishing and spa-like baths with dual therapeutic showers, steam bath, and elegant Bvlgari® amenities. A sitting area leads to large private terraces with a whirlpool and unparalleled ocean views. The quietly sophisticated Casa Rolandi Restaurant specializes in SwissNorthern Italian cuisine, served in an open-air dining room connected to a deck overlooking the water. The unique Thalasso Spa features seven treatment cabins, saltwater pool, and steam room, and delivers relaxing, rejuvenating treatments. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel. • 35 AC suites with private terraces,

• Water sports, shopping

whirlpools & ocean views

• Private yacht Cocoon I

• 2 Restaurants, 2 bars

• Life enrichment activities

• 24-Hr concierge

• Sightseeing & excursions

• 2 Outdoor pools, outdoor seawater Jacuzzi

• Complimentary greens fees at

• Thalasso Spa, yoga

Playa Mujeres Golf Club

GRAND VELAS RIVIERA MAYA Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya / My Time / 5 Stars All-Inclusive / Enter an intimate candlelit world of all-inclusive luxury, a seductive jewel that welcomes you to experience romance, magic, revelry, and heartwarming culinary indulgence. Escape to paradise and discover one resort with three unique experiences. Rejuvenate your spirit in the peaceful seclusion of our Zen Grand suites, tucked away in the lush Mayan jungle. Capture exciting moments together on the beach in our family-friendly Ambassador suites. Reconnect in a tranquil setting with stunning views and a relaxed ambiance in the Grand Class. Uncover your slice of paradise in elegantly appointed suites with modern Mexican décor, L’Occitane bath amenities, and private plunge pools. Center yourself with daily activities and programs including Pilates, yoga, Tai Chi, and Zumba, and rejuvenate at the world-class spa. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel.

• 539 AC suites

• 3 Outdoor pools, kids pool, pool & beach

• 8 Restaurants (5 gourmet dining venues

concierge service

& 3 all-day restaurants), 5 bars

• Kids’ Clubs & Teens’ Club

• Concierge, room service,

• Seasonal activities

24-hr suite service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• SE Spa, fitness center

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ZOËTRY PARAISO DE LA BONITA RIVIERA MAYA Puerto Morelos, Riviera Maya / My Time / 5 Stars Endless Privileges® / This ultra-lavish award-winning boutique resort gives a luxury vacation new meaning, focusing on wellness, serenity, and romance, as well as social and environmental responsibility. Oceanfront suites boast private terraces, hand-selected artwork, and the perfect touch of harmony. Luxurious amenities include a welcome bottle of tequila, 20-minute Thalasso experience, Bvlgari® amenities, daily bottle of sparkling wine, chauffeured airport transfers, and many more extras. The ImpressionTM Club offers a more secluded, villa-style experience for the most discerning travelers seeking the highest level of luxury and unmatched service. Find an invigorating experience at the first certified Thalassotherapy Spa in North America – the ultimate wellness retreat with unparalleled pampering, Mayan treatments, and body wraps. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel. • 100 AC suites with private terraces

• Complimentary worldwide calling

• 3 Restaurants, 2 bars, 24-hr in-suite

& Wi-Fi

private dining

• Complimentary sunset catamaran sail

• 24-Hr concierge service, maid service

• Complimentary golf greens fees nearby

3x daily

• Sip, Savor & See Dining Experience

• Thalasso Center & Spa

with select nearby resorts

EXCELLENCE RIVIERA CANCUN Puerto Morelos, Riviera Maya / My Time / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive – Adults-Only / Nestled along Mexico’s Riviera Maya coast, this award-winning resort enchants with lush tropical grounds, top-notch amenities, and genuine hospitality. This all-suite resort offers a charming Mexican hacienda decor on a sugary white-sand beach on Mexico’s Riviera Maya coast. Sumptuous suites, world-class service, 11 exquisite dining options, 10 stylish bars and lounges complete the all-inclusive luxury experience. Enjoy a stateof-the-art fitness center, a variety of daily activities and nightly shows or discover Miilé Spa, where deluxe services and facilities create moments of relaxation. Activities include snorkeling, deep-sea angling, water polo, yoga, water aerobics, and Spanish, dance, and cooking classes. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel.

• 440 AC suites with jetted whirlpool tubs

• Wedding & honeymoon packages

• Excellence Club

• Miilé Spa, fitness center

• 11 Restaurants, 11 bars

• Water sports, scuba lessons,

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

lighted tennis courts

• 6 Outdoor pools, 2 Jacuzzis, 3 integrated

• Nightly entertainment

whirlpools

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

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HILTON ALL-INCLUSIVE RESORT – PLAYA DEL CARMEN Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya / My Time / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive – Adults-Only / Situated on the expansive beach in Playa del Carmen and within walking distance of 5th Avenue, this sun-drenched haven treats you like royalty. Luxuriate in lavish suites boasting spacious balconies with stunning views, myriad amenities, and extra touches including daily turndown service and aromatherapy scented options. Get spoiled like never before with Royal Service including packing/unpacking luggage service, and 24-hour Royal Suite Service. Plunge into the warm crystalline waters, and become inspired with activities including bike tours around town, martini tastings, braceletmaking classes, and aquatic aerobics. Revel in stellar Broadway-like entertainment. SPAzul invites you to redefine yourself and step into a therapeutic journey of the senses. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel. • 513 AC suites

• 2 Outdoor pools, 2 Jacuzzis

• Royal Service, butler service,

• SPAzul, Life Fitness® Center,

beach butler, 24-hr room service,

spinning classes, temazcal

Romance Concierge

• Water sports, tennis

• 24-Hr lounge

• Nightly entertainment

• 7 Restaurants, 5 bars, room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

SECRETS MAROMA BEACH RIVIERA CANCUN Puerto Morelos, Riviera Maya / 5 Stars Unlimited-Luxury® / Tucked away on secluded Maroma Beach, this resort on Travel+Leisure’s “T+L 500” and Condé Nast Traveler’s “Gold List” provides opulence to the most discerning traveler, featuring a pure whitesand beach and stunning ocean views. A shimmering infinity pool and swim-up bar provide a gorgeous setting for sheer relaxation, and guests enjoy endless gourmet fare and top-shelf spirits from exquisite restaurants and stylish bars and lounges. Elegant suites, some with personal swim-out access, have 24-hour room service and daily refreshed mini-bars. Preferred Club privileges invite you to experience an even higher level of luxury. Enjoy an upgraded suite, access to an exclusive lounge, special concierge service, daily Continental breakfast, afternoon hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, and other enhanced amenities.

• 412 AC suites

• Secrets Spa By Pevonia®, salon ($),

• 7 Á la carte restaurants, buffet,

fitness center

grill, café, 6 bars

• Complimentary greens fees nearby

• Outdoor infinity pool, 12 smaller pools

• Unlimited Connectivity mobile app

for swim-out suites

• Sip, Savor & See Dining Experience

• Non-motorized water sports

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BREATHLESS RIVIERA CANCUN RESORT & SPA Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya / 4½ Stars Unlimited-Luxury® – Adults-Only / This all-new resort offers guests an adults-only vacation experience focused on exhilarating entertainment, trendsetting restaurants, bars, and lounges, and a vibrant social lifestyle, all in a stunning oceanfront location along the Riviera Maya. Enjoy all of the benefits of Unlimited-Luxury®, where everything is included, such as 24-hour room service, pool and beach wait services, limitless gourmet dining options and premium brand beverages, and a daily refreshed mini bar. Bask in the sun on the broad white-sand beach and on a sundeck alongside sparkling swimming pools, and rejuvenate yourself in the world-class spa. Relax in ultra-contemporary guest suites featuring spectacular views of the ocean, gardens, or pools. Dive into around-the-clock entertainment and activities, including golf, water sports, and spa bliss.

• 526 AC suites

• Dance classes

• 10 Restaurants, 9 bars

• Daily activities, nightly entertainment

• 24-Hr room service

• Complimentary golf greens fees at

• 3 Outdoor pools, sundeck

Grand Coral Rivera Maya

• Spa by Pevonia®, fitness center

• Unlimited Connectivity mobile app

• Water sports

IBEROSTAR GRAND PARAISO Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive – Adults-Only / Standing majestically on the shores of Riviera Maya, this opulent playground is the ultimate in luxury, recently honored in Condé Nast Traveler’s “Readers’ Choice Awards.” Personalized butler service fulfills every whim. Dining is unforgettable. A world-class spa melts the world away. The P.B. Dye-designed championship golf course is challenging. And each suite is spectacular. Hide away in sumptuous suites featuring marble baths with whirlpools, European linens, nightly turndown service with aromatherapy, pillow menu, personalized minibar, and private balconies with garden or ocean views. Indulge in exquisite Italian cuisine at Venezia, Haiku’s fresh Japanese sushi and teppanyaki, international cuisine at L’Atelier, and American steakhouse favorites at Toni’s. Dive into myriad activities at the beach, indulge yourself at the world-class spa, and relax by the salt-water pool. Join a wine tasting, cooking class, or dance lesson, and revel in daily and nightly entertainment. • 310 AC suites

• Spa Sensations, fitness center

• 7 Restaurants, 5 bars including

• Non-motorized water sports, tennis

swim-up bar

• Free round of golf at Iberostar Playa

• Personalized butler service, concierge,

Paraiso Golf Club

24-hr gourmet room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 3 Outdoor pools

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LIVE AQUA BOUTIQUE RESORT PLAYA DEL CARMEN Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya / 5 Stars All-Inclusive – Adults-Only / Exquisite restaurants, stylish guestrooms, a rooftop infinity pool, contemporary art, and authentic elements meet harmoniously to create an exclusive boutique getaway for adults in the heart of Playa del Carmen’s iconic La Quinta Avenida, just steps from a white-sand beach. Spacious, sleek guest rooms feature minimalistic décor, black onyx baths, the latest tech and entertainment amenities, and floorto-ceiling windows, and open to breezy private verandas. Find the harmony, absolute relaxation, and rejuvenation that you need at Feel Sense Spa by Live Aqua. Your senses come alive as soon as you enter the sauna and hear a special mix of relaxing music that sets the tone for your entire visit. Every therapy is specially designed to please the senses and restore your body, mind, and spirit.

• 60 AC suites & villas

• Bicycles available

• 3 Restaurants, 2 bars

• Live entertainment

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Outdoor pool • Feel Sense Spa • 24-Hr fitness center

SECRETS AKUMAL RIVIERA MAYA Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya / 4½ Stars Unlimited-Luxury® – Adults-Only / Ideally located in the heart of the Riviera Maya along the white-sand beaches and calm, clear waters of Akumal, this stunning resort offers adults a charming, picturesque escape complete with an exceptional Unlimited-Luxury® experience. Posh guest suites feature in-suite whirlpools for two and open to private furnished terraces or balconies. Dine at nine gourmet à la carte restaurants, featuring international cuisine, Mexican, Italian, Pan-Asian, French, and seafood specialties. Dive into snorkeling adventures, sail a Hobie Cat®, go kayaking and deep-sea fishing, join a dance class, and learn to mix exotic cocktails. Tee off at the nearby Riviera Maya Golf Club, where the greens fees are complimentary. After a day of play, head to Secrets Spa by Pevonia® for luxurious massage treatments.

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• 434 AC rooms & suites

• Non-motorized water sports

• 9 Restaurants, café, grill, 7 bars

• Cocktail classes, dance lessons

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Kids club, live entertainment

• 3 Outdoor pools, 2 whirlpools

• Unlimited Connectivity app

• Secrets Spa by Pevonia® ($),

• Complimentary greens fees at nearby

fitness center, yoga

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SECRETS CAPRI RIVIERA CANCUN Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya / 4½ Stars Unlimited-Luxury® – Adults-Only / Perfectly situated on the Mexican Riviera, this striking Unlimited-Luxury® resort focuses on providing enhanced levels of services and amenities. You’ll be welcomed with a unique concierge-style experience featuring personalized check-in, pool and beach wait service, 24-hour concierge service, and complimentary Internet access. Most guest rooms and suites have a fabulous view of the Caribbean Sea and sugary white-sand beach. Recalibrate yourself to an intimate and romantic atmosphere, and dive into numerous daily activities and nightly entertainment. The all-Preferred Club Resort provides guests with an even higher level of luxury. Enjoy an upgraded suite, access to an exclusive lounge, special concierge service, daily Continental breakfast, afternoon hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, and other enhanced amenities. • 291 AC rooms & suites

• Tennis, non-motorized water sports

• 5 Restaurants, buffet, café, 4 bars

• Complimentary greens fees nearby

• 24-Hr concierge & room service

• Unlimited Connectivity mobile app

• Outdoor dual-temperature pool, whirlpool

• Sip, Savor & See Dining Experience

• Secrets Spa by Pevonia® ($), salon ($), fitness center

SECRETS SILVERSANDS RIVIERA CANCUN Puerto Morelos, Riviera Maya / 4½ Stars Unlimited-Luxury® / A modern marvel in contemporary design, this award-winning all-suite resort brings sophistication and distinction to the Riviera Maya. Experience the finest in Unlimited-Luxury®, including endless meals, snacks, and top-shelf spirits served in gourmet restaurants and stylish lounges, plus limitless day and evening activities. Indulge in a massage at Secrets Spa by Pevonia®, and tee off with complimentary greens fees at a nearby golf course. Modern, stylish guest suites feature suspended king-size beds, in-suite whirlpools for two, and private terraces or balconies with resort or sea views. Preferred Club privileges invite you to experience an even higher level of luxury. Enjoy an upgraded suite, access to an exclusive lounge, special concierge service, daily Continental breakfast, afternoon hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, and other enhanced amenities. • 441 AC suites

• Non-motorized water sports, tennis,

• 8 À la carte restaurants, buffet, 8 bars

Euro-bungee

• 8 Outdoor pools, whirlpool

• Unlimited Connectivity mobile app

• Secrets Spa By Pevonia® ($), salon ($),

• Sip, Savor & See Dining Experience

fitness center, yoga • Complimentary greens fees nearby

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Iberostar Grand Paraíso, Riviera Maya, Mexico

CARIBBEAN / MEXICO MEXICO • JAMAICA • DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Set in the most stunning locations, Grand Iberostar delivers an all-inclusive, all-suites, adults-only getaway, rich in luxury, gourmet dining, and dazzling amenities, such as personalized butler service, golf, spa and more. It should come as no surprise that Iberostar Grand Paraíso, Iberostar Grand Bávaro and Iberostar Grand Rose Hall have received numerous awards.

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BANYON TREE MAYAKOBA

BELMOND MAROMA RESORT & SPA

Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya / 5 Stars

Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya / 4½ Stars

This upscale resort on Travel+Leisure’s “World’s Best Hotels” and Condé

Hailed as “a quiet gem” by Forbes Travel Guide, this secluded ultra-luxury

Nast Traveler’s “Readers’ Choice Awards” brings Asian hospitality to the

hideaway is nestled on the edge of the Caribbean Sea and protected by 200

Riviera Maya. Individual villas, each with its own pool, are havens of

acres of jungle preserve. Accommodations are tucked amid lush gardens,

seclusion and elegance, with outdoor tubs, private gardens, and breezy

shaded by coconut palms on one side, and open to the dazzle of sun and

terraces. Take the plunge into the world’s second-largest coral reef, tee

sea on the other. Kinan Spa is configured to align with the stars to create

off on the Greg Norman championship golf course, and rejuvenate your

a positive energy flow and offers a full range of services based on ancient

senses in the award-winning spa.

Maya healing techniques in unique environments.

• 123 AC villas with oversize private pools

• Water sports, tennis

• 63 AC rooms & suites with balconies,

• Kinan Spa, fitness center

• 4 Restaurants, 3 bars

• Greg Norman-designed PGA

connecting rooms available

• 2 Tennis courts

• 24-Hr concierge & room service

championship golf course

• 2 Restaurants, gastronomic

• Boutique, art gallery

• 2 Outdoor pools, kids pool

• Kids Meeting Point

experiences available, beachfront bar

• Game room

• Banyan Tree Spa, fitness center, yoga class

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 3 Outdoor pools

• Marina on site

ANDAZ MAYAKOBA RESORT RIVIERA MAYA

GRAND HYATT PLAYA DEL CARMEN RESORT

Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya / 4½ Stars

Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya / 4½ Stars

Located in the Mayakoba Resort complex just north of Playa del Carmen,

Experience the chic beach vibe of this award-winning oceanfront resort in

this luxury beachfront resort is surrounded by tranquil lagoons and lush

the heart of Mamita’s Beach, near Playa del Carmen’s best shopping and

vegetation with nature trails winding throughout – a hidden paradise

nightlife. Gaze at the white sand and turquoise waters of the Caribbean

where style meets nature in an innovative hospitality experience. Guest

from your guest room’s private balcony, dip into the infinity pools, enjoy

rooms feature open layouts and private verandas with garden, golf course,

touches of modern Mexican art and the dramatic architecture of the

lagoon, or sea views. Suites also have private plunge pools.

resort’s signature spaces while tasting the pleasures of Mexican cuisine.

• 214 AC rooms & suites

• Water sports, nature trails

• 314 AC rooms & suites, some with

• Concierge, room service

• 4 Restaurants, 4 bars, beachfront

• Mayakoba Tennis Centre

plunge pools or swim-up pools

• Cenote Spa, fitness center, Aqua Force,

tequila bar

• Greg Norman 18-hole golf course

• 2 Restaurants, bar

yoga, Pilates

• 2 Outdoor pools, 2 kids pools, whirlpool

• Mayakoba Camp

• 3 Outdoor pools, semi-Olympic size

• Water sports

• Naum Wellness & Spa, fitness center, yoga

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

lap pool, 2 kids pools

• Kids clubs, teen arcade

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MEXICO RIVIERA MAYA Located on Playa del Carmen, the all-inclusive, adults-only Royal Hideaway Playacar is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World. Villa accommodations feature 24-hour room service and butler concierge. Relax around six pools or beachside, enjoy treatments at the full-service spa, and dine at up to six Ă la carte restaurants.

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PARADISUS PLAYA DEL CARMEN LA ESMERALDA

ROYAL HIDEAWAY PLAYACAR

Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya / 4½ Stars

Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya / 4½ Stars

All-Inclusive / Opening onto a stunning bay in Playa del Carmen, this ultra-chic

All-Inclusive – Adults-Only / This award-winning beachfront resort,

resort boasts immaculate beaches, exceptional services, and genuine hospitality.

hailed on Travel+Leisure’s “World’s Best” and a member of The Leading

Families relish Family Concierge Suites featuring private terraces and Jacuzzis,

Hotels of the World, is an ultra-chic, adults-only luxury property seamlessly

an exclusive beach area with valet service, all-day family concierge, top-notch

blending world-class service with exquisite style. Lavishly appointed,

amenities for kids and teens, an exclusive restaurant, and a cellphone for easy

Mexican-style villa accommodations feature Royal Hideaway Butler

communication. Satiate your palate with succulent dishes at Passion ($), an

service, and open up to spacious balconies or terraces with mesmerizing

award-winning restaurant by Michelin eight-star chef Martin Berasategui.

views.

• 510 AC suites

• Dance lessons, yoga, sushi-making

• 201 AC rooms & suites

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• 15 Restaurants, 16 bars

• Splash Water Park (opening Dec. 2018)

• 6 Restaurants (à la carte), 4 bars

• Outdoor cascading infinity pool

• Outdoor lagoon-style pool, pool concierge,

• Kid Zone, activities center, theater

• Unlimited top-shelf premium drinks

• Spa ($), fitness center, tennis

Gabi Beach Club with chill-out area

• Complimentary golf greens fees

• Exclusive Chef’s Table experience ($)

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• YHI Spa, YHI Moves, Pilates & spinning

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Dedicated butler for every villa

PARADISUS PLAYA DEL CARMEN LA PERLA

VICEROY RIVIERA MAYA

Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya / 4½ Stars

Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya / 4½ Stars

All-Inclusive – Adults-Only / Bathed in contemporary luxury, this

All-Inclusive / Named “#1 Resort Hotel in Mexico” and #20 in “Top 100

top-notch adults-only resort is perfectly set on a picturesque private bay

Hotels in the World” in Travel+Leisure’s 2018 “World’s Best” Awards,” this

in Playa del Carmen. Wake up in a celestial paradise in luxury suites or

treasure boasts big amenities in a small village setting. Nestled in Playa

swim-up suites, with adult-oriented amenities like a private pool, bar,

Xcalacoco, near Playa del Carmen, the resort extends into the Maya tropical

and exclusive restaurant surrounded by palapas and Bali beds. Savor

forest, offering both a jungle and seaside resort experience. This eco-

mouthwatering innovations at Passion ($), an award-winning restaurant

conscious oasis features exquisite dining options, including candle-lit meals

created by Michelin eight-star chef Martin Berasategui.

on the beach, at the grill and bar, and at the elegant La Marea restaurant.

• 394 AC suites

• Outdoor pool, Gabi Beach Club with

• 41 AC villas

• Wayak Spa, fitness center, yoga

• Royal Service with exclusive pool/

chill-out area

• 2 Restaurants, bar

• Non-motorized water sports

beach/restaurant

• Complimentary greens fees

• Butler service, room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 15 Restaurants, 16 bars

• Dance lessons, yoga, sushi-making

• Outdoor lagoon pool with sundeck,

• YHI Spa, YHI Moves, Pilates, spinning

• Activities center, theater, live music

villa pools

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GRAND VELAS LOS CABOS Cabo San Lucas, Los Cabos / My Time / 5 Stars All-Inclusive / Strikingly located where golden-sand beaches embrace turquoise seas, this family-friendly all-suite resort welcomes you to a world of uninhibited luxury and unique style, elevating the concept of all-inclusive to deliver unforgettable vacations that amaze your senses and stir your soul. At Cocina De Autor, helmed by Michelin-star chef Sidney Schutte, sit down to a creative, playful 8-10 course tasting menu that showcases the finest fresh produce and local meats and seafood. Relax in spacious suites with Jacuzzis and private terraces, and bask in spectacular views all while being taken care of by unparalleled service. Walk the sands, splash in the elegant pools, and enter into a world beyond compare. Step into sophistication and unprecedented pampering. This is the essence of tranquility and well-being. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel.

• 307 AC rooms & suites

• Daily activities

• 7 Restaurants, 4 bars

• Kids’ Club & Teens’ Club

• Room service, 24-hr concierge service,

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

pool & beach concierge • 3 Outdoor infinity pools, kids pool • SE Spa, fitness center

HYATT ZIVA LOS CABOS San José del Cabo, Los Cabos / My Time / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive / Set on a majestic peninsula with striking views of the Sea of Cortéz, this resort is a luxurious all-suite oasis that exemplifies sophistication and comfort. Retreat to large guest suites with plush bedding, double closets, relaxing hydromassage tubs and raindance showers, plus private furnished terraces or balconies with magnificent pool, garden, or sea views. Enjoy deep-water fishing, scuba diving, world-class golf, and many more adventure activities nearby. Or, simply unwind and soak up the sun at one of the resort’s four swimming pools and breathtaking beach. The spa features 16 indoor treatment rooms, three palapa-style massage areas, Vichy shower, wet area with mixed sauna and steam room, hydroreflexology area, and Swiss, bucket, and chain showers. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel.

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• 591 AC suites with private terraces

• Water sports, tennis

• 9 Restaurants, 6 bars, swim-up bars

• Daily & nightly activities

• 24-Hr room service

• Live music & entertainment

• 4 Outdoor pools, adults-only pool,

• Kids & teens clubs

kids water park, 2 hot tubs

• Golf nearby

• Zen Spa, salon, fitness center, sauna

• Complimentary Wi-Fi


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LIVE AQUA RESIDENCE CLUB LOS CABOS Turistic Corridor, Los Cabos / 5 Stars This exclusive, elegant beachside resort sets a new standard for family getaways. Guest accommodations are fully equipped and custom designed with high-end finishes, gracious spaces for open-concept entertaining, and bed and bath amenities that pamper you in luxe-comfort style. Expect fine dining, premier beach access, and world-class recreation near this exclusive community overlooking the Sea of Cortéz. Two-, three-, and four-bedroom guest residences feature king master bedrooms with en-suite bath and half-bath, private terrace, fully-equipped kitchen, breakfast bar, living room, the latest entertainment amenities (such as a Bose® portable sound system), aromatherapy diffusers with essential oils, and fully-equipped laundry rooms.

• 35 AC suites

• Disco, kids club

• Restaurant, bar

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Access to dining & facilities at Grand

• 3 Outdoor pools, kids pool

Fiesta Americana Los Cabos

• SOMMA WineSPA, fitness center • Jack Nicklaus’ The Ocean Course

ONE&ONLY PALMILLA Turistic Corridor, Los Cabos / 5 Stars A standout on Travel+Leisure’s “World’s Best Hotels” and Condé Nast Traveler’s “Gold List” of top resorts, this exclusive hideaway is a favorite of movie stars, celebrities, and global jet setters, thanks to its refined tranquility. Guest rooms are sensuously elegant with handcrafted Mexican accents and expansive views of the Sea of Cortéz from private patios or balconies. Drive the fairways on Jack Nicklaus’ first signature course in Latin America, a 27-hole masterpiece with sweeping ocean views. Sit down to the meal of your life at SEARED by One&Only, the acclaimed steakhouse created by Michelin-starred chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Or enjoy the culinary delights of Suviche offering sushi, sashimi, and an interesting twist on ceviche, while Agua by Larbi offers a seasonally driven menu. A renowned destination spa provides a sanctuary for rejuvenation with a range of therapies and wellness experiences. Dip into the swimmable beach, and learn to surf with the expert instructors from Australia’s own TropicSurf. • 174 AC rooms & suites, including two

• 2 Outdoor infinity pools

4-bedroom Villa Cortez & Villa One

• Jack Nicklaus 27-hole golf course

• 5 Restaurants, 2 bars, swim-up bar

• Tennis & basketball courts

• 24-Hr shared butler service

• Complimentary non-motorized water sports

• One&Only Spa, wellness, beauty center,

• KidsOnly club

fitness center

• TropicSurf program

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BREATHLESS CABO SAN LUCAS RESORT & SPA San José del Cabo, Los Cabos / 4½ Stars Unlimited-Luxury® – Adults-Only / This chic and modern resort opens onto El Medano Beach, just steps away from famous Cabo San Lucas nightlife, restaurants, and shops. Ultra-contemporary suites with private furnished balconies and ocean or marina views are complemented by the Unlimited-Luxury® experience. Enjoy endless premium brand beverages and gourmet dining, 24-hour room service, and daily refreshed mini bar. Unique weekly events and monthly themes are designed to envelop you in unique and sophisticated experiences. Live Big and expand your horizons with mixology classes as well as wine and cocktail tasting sessions. Breathe Deep at the world-class relax Spa by Pevonia® and rejuvenate with a selection of luxurious and innovative treatments that will stimulate your senses, including body treatments like the Aromatherapy Salt Glow, massage treatments such as deep tissue and sports massages, and facial and salon services.

• 169 AC suites

• Water sports

• 7 Restaurants, 3 bars

• Nightly entertainment, daily activities

• 24-Hr concierge & room service

• Golf nearby

• 2 Outdoor heated pools

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Relax Spa by Pevonia®, fitness center, salon, yoga, Zumba

GRAND FIESTA AMERICANA LOS CABOS ALL INCLUSIVE GOLF & SPA RESORT Turistic Corridor, Los Cabos / 4½ Stars A luxurious resort that tantalizes the senses with an idyllic location, international delicacies, and lavish spa vinotherapy, this property in the ultra-exclusive Cabo del Sol development is a picturesque getaway for couples and families seeking refined personal service and deluxe accommodations. Step into sleek, modern guest rooms and suites with Mexican style, marble floors, private balconies, and spectacular views over the tropical gardens or Sea of Cortéz. Dine at delectable fine and casual restaurants. Indulge yourself at SOMMA WineSPA, which uniquely features the benefits of wine in its beautifying and rejuvenating treatments. Ranked #9 on Golf Digest’s list of the “Top 50 Best Golf Hotels in the World,” the resort boasts two championship golf courses, including the famous Jack Nicklaus Ocean Course.

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• 526 AC rooms & suites

• SOMMA WineSpa, fitness center

• 10 À la carte restaurants & 6 bars,

• 2 Championship golf courses

coffee shop

• Fiesta Kids Club, nightly entertainment

• 24-Hr room service, beach & pool

• New on-site Night Club “Black Lemon”

service

• On-site wedding planner

• 6 Outdoor pools, adult pool, 4 Jacuzzis

• Complimentary Wi-Fi


Live Aqua Cancun

MEXICO CANCUN • PUERTO VALLARTA • LOS CABOS • PLAYA DEL CARMEN • COZUMEL At La Colección resorts you’ll discover luxury as it surrounds you. It’s an experience like no other, bringing to life everything that is unique and exhilarating about Mexico – the rich culture, traditional and contemporary cuisine, serene soul soothing waters at the best beaches in the world, warm, world-class hospitality, and unrivaled accommodations and amenities.

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LE BLANC SPA RESORT LOS CABOS San Jose del Cabo , Los Cabos / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive – Adults-Only / Where the desert meets the sea, this luxury resort harnesses the breathtaking beauty of Los Cabos in four modern buildings that curve toward the ocean, allowing broader ocean views, larger terraces, and greater use of open outdoor spaces. Step into guest rooms with double whirlpool tubs, baths with rainfall showers and Bvlgari® amenities, and private terraces showcasing mesmerizing views. Savor artfully prepared cuisine in seven world-class restaurants, led by the exquisite French-fusion dishes at Lumiere, an intimately elegant eatery that spellbinds with its seven-course tasting menu including wine pairing. Laze poolside sipping masterfully crafted cocktails, and unwind in the spa’s hydrotherapy area, hot and cold plunge pools, sauna, herbal steam room, chromo therapy, ice room, relaxation lounge, and 25 treatment rooms delivering a unique fusion of Asian and European spa experiences.

• 373 AC rooms & suites

• Complimentary R/T airport valet

• 8 Restaurants, 6 bars

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Concierge, 24-hr room service • 5 Outdoor pools • BlancSpa, fitness center, Pilates, Zumba, spinning

SECRETS PUERTO LOS CABOS GOLF & SPA RESORT San José del Cabo, Los Cabos / 4½ Stars Unlimited-Luxury® – Adults-Only / Set along the Pacific coast within the exclusive community of Puerto Los Cabos on Mexico’s brilliant Sea of Cortéz, this all-suite resort provides the ultimate Unlimited-Luxury® escape. Accommodations are graced with contemporary luxuries and accented with authentic Mexican-style décor, creating richly inviting spaces in which to relax and unwind. Full baths with whirlpool tubs connect to spacious bedrooms featuring plush king-size beds, and private terraces are furnished with comfy chairs and spectacular views. Dip into two outdoor pools, or head straight to the beach. After a day of play, experience pure indulgence through a combination of the latest hydrotherapy and indigenous treatments at the magnificent Secrets Spa by Pevonia®, including seaweed wraps, aromatherapy, and hot stone massages.

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• 500 AC rooms & suites

• Wine tastings, cooking classes, dance

• 8 Restaurants, café, grill, 4 bars

lessons, theme nights

• 2 Outdoor pools, beach wait service

• Non-motorized water sports, tennis

• Secrets Spa by Pevonia®, salon ($),

• Sip, Savor & See Dining Experience with

fitness center, yoga

nearby Breathless and Dreams Resorts

• Unlimited Connectivity app

& Spas


MEXICO LOS CABOS Le Blanc Spa Resort Los Cabos, an oasis of opulence on the Baja Peninsula, where the desert meets the sea with uninterrupted yearround sunshine. Stroll across immaculate white marble floors amid subtle dÊcor. Taste a higher standard of culinary excellence, dip into four invigorating beachfront pools, and plunge into a mesmerizing, state-of-the-art spa facility. Here, you’ll encounter a level of service not seen elsewhere, where luxury is always included and utterly unforgettable.

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MARQUIS LOS CABOS

PARADISUS LOS CABOS

Turistic Corridor, Los Cabos / 4½ Stars

San José del Cabo, Los Cabos / 4½ Stars

All-Inclusive – Adults-Only / A member of The Leading Hotels of

All-Inclusive / Ideal for families, couples, or honeymooners, this tropical

the World, this all-suite seaside resort is a standout on Mexico’s Baja

paradise opens to one of the only safe-swimming beaches in Los Cabos, nestled

Peninsula. Indulge in endless meals, snacks, and top-shelf spirits, enjoy

between exotic desert scenery and a cozy cove on the Pacific Ocean and Sea of

24-hour room service, dip into serene infinity pools, and luxuriate in the

Cortéz. Wake up in spacious Mayan-inspired rooms and enjoy an exceptional

expansive 15,000-sq.-ft. spa, recognized as one of the top spas in Mexico.

experience at Gastro bar by Michelin-starred chef Martin Berasategui. Swing

Unique, colorful one-bedroom casitas feature their own private pools,

away on the world-class 18-hole golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones,

plus private furnished terraces or balconies with superb ocean views.

Jr., and cool off at the spectacular pool overlooking the enchanting ocean.

• 235 AC suites

• Spa Marquis, fitness center, yoga

• 350 AC rooms & suites

• 18-hole Cabo Real Golf Course designed

• 5 Rrestaurants, buffet, café, grill, 2 bars

• Non-motorized water sports, tennis

• 7 Restaurants, 7 bars, swim-up bars

by Robert Trent Jones, Jr.

• 24-Hr room service & concierge

• Dance & cooking classes, wine

• Concierge, room service

• Kids club, shows & live music

• 3 Outdoor pools including 2 infinity

pairings, tequila tastings

• YHI Spa, YHI Fitness, yoga

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

pools

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Water sports

CASA VELAS Marina Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta / My Time / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive – Adults-Only / A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, this lush, intimate adults-only resort rests serenely on Mexico’s Pacific Riviera. Calm the senses alongside tropical gardens, regal palms, or in your own plush cabana. Enjoy the glistening koi fish ponds and beauty of the hotel’s resident peacocks. An organic garden helps supply the unparalleled dining options, from à la carte international cuisine at Emiliano, to the private Ocean Club, where you can enjoy deli and sushi by day and Asian haute cuisine at night. Also enjoy access to all restaurants at the Velas Vallarta nearby. Take advantage of the shops, art galleries, cafés, and nightlife of Puerto Vallarta just a short drive away, and dip into an oceanfront oasis like none other. Stay at an all-inclusive suite decorated in a contemporary Mexican style and relax luxuriously at one of the few adults-only hotels in Puerto Vallarta. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel.

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• 80 AC rooms & suites

• 2 Outdoor pools

• Private Ocean Club with Pool, Jacuzzi,

• Abja Spa, hydrotherapy, salon,

Beach & Restaurant

fitness center, yoga

• 2 Restaurants, 2 bars, swim-up bar,

• Non-motorized water sports

access to all restaurants & bars at

• Unlimited golf at nearby courses ($)

Velas Vallarta

• Complimentary Wi-Fi


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HYATT ZIVA PUERTO VALLARTA Puerto Vallarta / My Time / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive / Idyllically situated on Puerto Vallarta’s enchanted Las Estacas Beach is a secluded, sophisticated oasis where romance, natural beauty, and heartfelt hospitality abound. Celebrate your love and fall in love all over again in romantic suites, furnished balconies, spa-like baths, and some with private plunge pools. Savor an eclectic array of international cuisine that will delight even the most discerning palate. Designed for ultimate relaxation, each oversize suite features spa-style baths, private furnished balconies, and awe-inspiring views; swim-up suites have private plunge pools. Dip into five different infinity pools, play tennis and beach volleyball, and thrill to live entertainment. Vita Mar Oceanfront Spa has 10 treatment rooms, plus a hydrotherapy circuit, sauna, and steam room. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel.

• 335 AC rooms, suites & swim-up suites

• Vita Mar Spa, fitness center

• 6 Restaurants, 5 bars, tequila tastings

• Tennis, live entertainment

• Romance Concierge, butlers,

• Kidz Club, teen & tween activities

Tequila Sommeliers, 24-hr room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 5 Outdoor infinity pools, kids pool, beach cabanas

VELAS VALLARTA Marina Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta / My Time / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive / Located in Marina Vallarta, one of the most exclusive areas of Vallarta-Nayarit, this tropical treasure boasts a 10-acre beachfront location with views of the Sierra Madre Mountains in the distance. The center of activity is a lush tropical garden courtyard with three sparkling swimming pools, a cascading waterfall, swim-up bar, and even a resident iguana. For friends and family getaways or a romantic couples retreat, there are numerous exciting activities for day and night; water sports, tennis on lighted courts, spa, fitness center, yoga, and the Kids Club. Evenings bring the best of Mexico’s entertainment as guests enjoy a Veracruz dance night, Mexican Fiesta, international show, and drinks in the breezy lounge with live music. Dining is a highlight of the experience, with restaurants offering elegant and casual oceanfront settings and cuisine ranging from gourmet Italian and Mexican to seafood and themed dinners. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel. • 345 AC suites

• Tennis, non-motorized water sports

• 2 Restaurants, snack & ice cream

• Kids Club

stations, 2 bars

• Nightly entertainment

• Concierge, room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 2 Outdoor pools, kids pool • SE Spa, salon, fitness center

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HOTEL MOUSAI Southern Area, Puerto Vallarta / 5 Stars All-Inclusive – Adults-Only / This über-posh designer hotel on Banderas Bay boasts lavish settings, cutting-edge concepts, and top-notch amenities on a pristine beach. Spacious, lavish suites open to private terraces with cozy hammocks, gold-tiled jetted plunge pools, and awesome ocean views. Utilizing ancient wisdom along with modern ingredients and technology, Spa Imagine features five individual therapy rooms and three specialty therapy suites, plus a sauna, steam room, jetted hot tub, vitality pool, cold plunge pool, and pressure massage shower. Dive into a wide range of recreation and activities, including tennis, squash, snorkeling, paddle boarding, kayaking, jungle hikes, and tequila and wine tastings.

• 74 AC suites with terraces & plunge

• Spa Imagine, fitness center, sauna,

pools

steam rooms

• 4 Restaurants, 6 bars

• Water sports, tennis, squash

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Life enrichment activities

• 3 Outdoor pools, whirlpool

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Rooftop Beach Club

GARZA BLANCA PRESERVE RESORT & SPA Southern Area, Puerto Vallarta / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive Optional / Spectacularly cradled between the luminous blue waters of the Pacific Ocean and the lush garden jungle of the Sierra Madre Mountains, this unique find is just minutes south of historic Puerto Vallarta, one of Mexico’s most dynamic and sophisticated vacation destinations. Reflecting chic Mexican beach homes, each guest suite features simple, sumptuous décor, and opens to a private furnished terrace to capture the beauty of Puerto Vallarta’s amazing sunsets over the ocean. Visit Spa Imagine for holistic massage, aromatherapy, and reflexology treatments. The resort arranges for a variety of culinary and nature tours and excursions. The ultra-chic Blanca Blue serves up unique contemporary dishes and houses an award-winning wine cellar. Condé Nast Johansens proclaims that “Romance and adventure mix perfectly at this exotic playground.” • 164 AC ocean-view rooms & suites

• Pool butler service & personalized

• 4 Restaurants, 6 bars, beach bar

check-in

• Concierge, room service

• Spa Imagine, sauna, steam room,

• 3 Outdoor ocean-view pools,

fitness center

2 kids pools • Water sports, tennis, 2 natural waterfalls

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GRAND FIESTA AMERICANA PUERTO VALLARTA ALL INCLUSIVE ADULTS ONLY Downtown, Puerto Vallarta / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive – Adults-Only / This award-winning oceanfront resort makes lounging and luxury look easy. On its own private beach, with stunning views from all rooms and private balconies, this jewel in Puerto Vallarta is made of mesmerizing qualities. Relax in suites dipped in a modern, contemporary décor, with an atmosphere of total tranquility. Savor fine dining from extravagant buffets, Mexican favorites, American classics, deli, Asian fare, sushi, and seafood, all at your choice of six delectable restaurants onsite. Try a specialty cocktail at one of the themed bars, whether it’s at the Mojito, Martini, or Tequila “mood lounge,” you will find something to hit the spot. Live the picturesque lifestyle on the golden shores of the Pacific, just west of tropical rainforests and the Sierra Madre Mountains. Minutes from the Historic Downtown District, this gem allows you to walk the charming streets and walkways, or to visit the rocky arch formations known as “Arcos de Vallarta.” Take the walkway into an experience unrivaled in romance. • 443 AC rooms & suites

• Cooking lessons

• 6 Restaurants, 8 bars

• Evening entertainment

• Concierge services

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 2 Outdoor pools • Haixa Spa • Non-motorized water sports, kayak tours

SECRETS VALLARTA BAY PUERTO VALLARTA Hotel Zone, Puerto Vallarta / 4½ Stars Unlimited-Luxury® – Adults-Only / Escape to a world of UnlimitedLuxury® at this resort on the golden-sand beaches along Mexico’s Pacific Coast, within easy walking distance of the famous El Malecón boardwalk and non-stop nightlife. The privileges continue with endless reservationfree gourmet dining, and unlimited top-shelf spirits in lively bars. Indulge in a relaxing massage in the world-class spa, and enjoy limitless daily activities and nightly entertainment. Spacious guest suites all offer contemporary décor, king-size beds, marble floors, whirlpools, and private terraces or balconies with ocean or garden views. Preferred Club privileges invite you to experience an even higher level of luxury. Enjoy an upgraded suite, access to an exclusive lounge, special concierge service, daily Continental breakfast, afternoon hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, and other enhanced amenities. • 271 AC rooms & suites

• Tennis, non-motorized water sports,

• 4 Restaurants (à la carte ), buffet, grill,

Euro-bungee

café, 6 bars

• Complimentary golf greens fees nearby

• 2 Outdoor pools, swim-out pools

• Unlimited Connectivity mobile app

• Secrets Spa By Pevonia® ($), fitness

• Sip, Savor & See Dining Experience

center, yoga

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GRAND VELAS RIVIERA NAYARIT Nuevo Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit / My Time / 5 Stars All-Inclusive / Discover a breathtaking all-inclusive resort on the Puerto Vallarta coast of Mexico. The azure waters of Banderas Bay, whitesand beaches and green fairways captivate your senses. Reinventing the all-inclusive concept, Grand Velas offers a “Beyond All Inclusive, Beyond All Compare” vacation experience with exceptional dining, exquisite suites and luxury service on Mexico’s golden coast. Luxury accommodations are harmoniously designed with Mexican décor, and Balinese furnishings to evoke peace and balance, and private balconies, where you’ll witness the most amazing sunsets of your life. Select from regal accommodations including Master Suites, Wellness Suites, Ambassador Grand Class Suites, Presidential Suites, and Imperial Spa Suites. Take an invigorating salsa dance class, and ride horseback along the golden beaches. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel. • 267 AC ocean-view & oceanfront

• 24-Hr concierge & suite service

oversized suites

• SE Spa, fitness center

• 5 Restaurants (including Frida, Piaf,

• Water sports, tennis

Lucca & Sen Lin), 2 bars

• Live entertainment

• 3 Outdoor pools, pool & beach

• Kids’ Club & Teens’ Club

concierge service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

THE ST. REGIS PUNTA MITA RESORT

W PUNTA DE MITA

Punta Mita, Riviera Nayarit / 5 Stars

Punta Mita, Riviera Nayarit / 5 Stars

Located on 22 acres in secluded Punta Mita, and fronting powder-white

Soak up sun, surf, and local culture at this luxury beachfront resort,

sands, emerald waters, and tropical gardens, this resort has been named

where colonial grandeur blends seamlessly with the extraordinary

one of US News’ “Best Hotels in Mexico.” Dip into three infinity pools,

artistry of the indigenous Huichol peoples. Retreat to sleek, modern guest

unwind in the full-service spa, swing away in the tennis center, and tee

accommodations with the latest tech amenities, floor-to-ceiling windows,

off on Jack Nicklaus-designed golf courses. Guest rooms and suites boast

and private balconies or terraces with garden or ocean views. Dine on a

floor-to-ceiling windows and walk-in closets.

unique fusion of international cuisine at Spice Market, created by master chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten.

• 120 AC rooms & suites

• Remède Spa, fitness center

• 119 AC rooms & suites

• Water sports

• 4 Restaurants, 4 bars

• 2 Jack Nicklaus golf courses

• 5 Restaurants, 3 bars

• Kids club

• Butler service, room service

• Tennis center, kids club

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 3 Outdoor infinity pools, kids pool,

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 2 Outdoor pools

pool butlers

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• Away Spa, fitness center


MEXICO • COSTA RICA

SECRETS HUATULCO RESORT & SPA Huatalco / 4½ Stars Unlimited-Luxury® – Adults-Only / Tucked away on the secluded coastline of Conejos Bay, surrounded by golden sand, extraordinary rock formations, and sapphire waters, this fabulous resort offers adults an escape to serenity, romance, and Unlimited-Luxury®, where everything is included, from gourmet à la carte dining options, to unlimited international and domestic top-shelf spirits, to 24-hour room and concierge services, among many other extras. Elegant, contemporary-style guest suites are sweet escapes, featuring doublesize hydrotubs and separate rain showers, the latest tech amenities, whirlpools for two, and private furnished terraces or balconies with ocean views. You’ll find the azure waters of the Pacific Ocean irresistible, so get ready for kayaking, water aerobics, snorkeling, scuba diving, Jet-Skiing, paddle boarding, sport fishing, and sailing Hobie Cats®. Cap your day with a visit to Secrets Spa by Pevonia®, where you’ll experience pure indulgence through a combination of the latest hydrotherapy and indigenous treatments. • 399 AC suites with private balconies

• Nightly entertainment

• 7 Restaurants, 7 bars

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 2 Outdoor heated infinity pools • Secrets Spa by Pevonia®, fitness center, salon, temazcal, yoga • Water sports, tennis

ANDAZ PENINSULA PAPAGAYO RESORT Guanacaste-Papagayo, Costa Rica / 4½ Stars Set where the Gulf of Papagayo meets the turquoise waters of Culebra Bay, this gem captures the native spirit of Costa Rica. Warm lounges, panoramic views, and a unique design inspired by the organic shapes and forms on the peninsula are just some of the features found at this one-ofa-kind resort. The ocean setting with its mountainous backdrop makes for a breathtaking experience. This Costa Rica resort integrates its endearing culture with unparalleled amenities. Vibrant, stylish, and a true getaway of indulgence, here it is all about feeling like a local and living well – from the crafted drinks, to the artwork throughout, and certainly to the local cuisine. Pick from two secluded beaches, and visit nearby attractions like Rincón de la Vieja National Park, Marina Papagayo, and Palo Verde National Park. Take home a new sense of culture and serenity – here you will get both.

• 153 AC rooms & suites

• Arnold Palmer-designed 18-hole golf

• 3 Restaurants, bar

course

• Concierge, room service

• Expansive marina, water sports

• 2 Outdoor pools, adults-only pool

• Cambi Kids Club

• Onda Spa, fitness center

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Tennis center

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SECRETS PAPAGAYO COSTA RICA Guanacaste-Playa Arenillas, Costa Rica / 4½ Stars Unlimited-Luxury® / Perfectly situated on a serene beachfront on stunning Peninsula Papagayo and surrounded by lush tropical gardens, this adults-only luxury hideaway offers an Unlimited-Luxury® experience in one of the most romantic and intimate settings imaginable. Escape to finely appointed rooms or suites with exquisite views. Each of the spacious accommodations features a private furnished terrace or balcony, complimentary daily refreshed mini-bar, and nightly turndown service. Take advantage of nearly endless opportunities, from the sparkling pools and beautiful beach, to live nightly entertainment and a variety of land and water sports – the choices are all yours. Treat yourself to pampering in the Secrets Spa by Pevonia®. Experience pure indulgence through a combination of hydrotherapy and indigenous treatments.

• 202 AC rooms & suites with private

• Secrets Spa by Pevonia®, fitness center,

balconies

salon

• Preferred Club

• Water sports

• 5 Restaurants, 5 bars

• Live nightly entertainment

• 24-Hr concierge & room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Outdoor pool

FOUR SEASONS RESORT COSTA RICA AT PENINSULA PAPAGAYO

JW MARRIOTT GUANACASTE RESORT & SPA

Guanacaste-Papagayo, Costa Rica / 5 Stars

Guanacaste, Costa Rica / 4½ Stars

Debuting a $35-million resort renovation in December 2017, this luxury

Live an authentic Costa Rican experience in a luxury hacienda-style

resort is a magnet for those seeking adventure and relaxation. Nestled

resort in Guanacaste. Surrounded by the splendors of rich Costa Rican

on a Pacific Coast hillside and overlooking two golden-sand beaches, it

biodiversity, this magnificent resort sits oceanfront close to Tamarindo

is a perfect balance of luxury and nature, offering boundless amenities,

town. Spacious guest rooms feature luxury linens, cutting-edge tech

farm-to-table dining, eco-activities, and a taste of Costa Rica’s renowned

amenities, marble baths, floor-to-ceiling windows, and private furnished

“Pura Vida” lifestyle.

balconies or terraces with superb views. The full-service spa features 18 treatment rooms, two Vichy shower rooms, and six open-air palapas.

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• 181 AC rooms, hillside suites & villas,

• Arnold Palmer golf course

• 310 AC rooms & suites

• Spa, 24-hr fitness center, sauna

private cabanas

• Non-motorized water sports

• 4 Restaurants, 2 bars

• Water sports, tennis, nature preserve

• 5 Restaurants, 2 bars, 24-hr room service

• Seasons Kids Club & Tuanis Teen Center

• Concierge, room service

• 18-Hole golf course

• 4 Outdoor pools, kids pool

• Live entertainment, dancing

• Outdoor infinity pool, kids pool,

• Kids club

• Four Seasons Spa, fitness center

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

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ONE&ONLY RESORTS MEXICO • MALDIVES • DUBAI • AUSTRALIA • SOUTH AFRICA • MAURITIUS At home in the world’s most inspiring locations, hand-picked for exceptional beauty and unique cultural charm, One&Only Beach Resorts, Nature Resorts, Urban Resorts and Private Homes are havens of outstanding style and service that place you in the heart of every fascinating environment. From incredible, authentic cuisine, to unique tailored excursions, and spectacular spaces to simply ‘be’; unforgettable One&Only moments begin here.

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USA AND CANADA Truly unparalleled vacation destinations for all seasons, the USA and Canada are a pair of vast nations containing a stunning wealth of breathtaking natural wonders, spectacular landmarks, dynamic and welcoming people, and some of the world’s most exciting cosmopolitan playgrounds.

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THE VENETIAN RESORT HOTEL & CASINO

THE BREAKERS PALM BEACH

Las Vegas, Nevada / 5 Stars

Palm Beach, Florida / 5 Stars

This “must-experience” all-suite resort recalls the charm and romance

Welcome to this award-winning resort hotel, a modern classic paradise

of Venice on the world-famous Las Vegas Strip. Dine on sensational fare

set in the heart of Palm Beach. Ideal for couples and families to relish five

created by celebrity chefs like Emeril Lagasse, Wolfgang Puck, and Thomas

acres of tropical beachfront with five pools, whirlpools spas, golf, tennis,

Keller. Revel in incredible shows including the stage extravaganzas “BAZ”

family programs, luxury spa, nine restaurants, and Palm Beach’s hottest

by director Baz Luhrmann and “Human Nature Jukebox,” plus superstar

new bar HMF for your nightly entertainment.

comedy and music concerts.

• 4,027 AC suites

• Rock of Ages, Human Nature

• 538 AC rooms & suites

• Water sports, snorkeling, scuba diving

• 30 Restaurants, 5 bars, lounges

• The Grand Canal Shoppes

• 9 Restaurants, 9 bars

• 2 Championship golf courses

• 5 Outdoor pools, 4 hot tubs, cabanas,

• Casino, Tao Nightclub

• 4 Oceanside pools including kids pool,

• 10 Har-Tru® tennis courts

2 poolside bars

5 whirlpool spas

• Family entertainment, kids program

• Canyon Ranch SpaClub®

• The Spa, fitness center, salon

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

BEVERLY WILSHIRE, A FOUR SEASONS HOTEL

FONTAINEBLEAU MIAMI BEACH

Beverly Hills, California / 5 Stars

Miami Beach, Florida / 5 Stars

One of Travel+Leisure’s “World’s Best Hotels,” this iconic property stands

A revered Miami Beach landmark for over a half-century, this ultra-

in the heart of Beverly Hills where Rodeo Drive and Wilshire Boulevard

posh oceanfront legend is a spectacular blend of Miami’s glamorous

meet. Guest rooms and suites in the original Wilshire Wing reflect a

golden era and stylish modern luxury. Contemporary, sophisticated

classic yet contemporary style, while those in the new Beverly Wing

accommodations feature marble baths, the latest tech and entertainment

have high ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, and city views. CUT serves

amenities, kitchens or kitchenettes, and views of the ocean or Miami

Wolfgang Puck’s celebrated steakhouse cuisine in a timeless interior by

Beach. Dine at restaurants by Michael Mina and Scott Conant, as well as

Richard Meier.

an outpost of the Michelin-starred Hakkasan of London.

• 395 AC rooms & suites

• Complimentary Rolls-Royce car service

• 1,504 AC rooms & suites

• Lapis Spa, fitness center, salon

• 3 Restaurants, 2 bars, pool bar

within 3-mile radius

• 12 Restaurants, bars & lounges

• LIV Nightclub

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• 24-Hr concierge & room service

• FB Kids Club

• Outdoor pool, sundeck

• 11 Outdoor pools, kids pool,

• Marina, water sports, golf

• Spa, fitness center

private cabanas

• Shopping

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USA • CANADA

MARCO BEACH OCEAN RESORT

THE PLAZA, A FAIRMONT MANAGED HOTEL

Marco Island, Florida / 4½ Stars

New York, New York / 5 Stars

A member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, this family-friendly all-suite boutique

This landmark Manhattan hotel on Travel+Leisure’s “T+L 500” and

resort opens onto a white-sand beach on the Gulf of Mexico and offers an intimate

Condé Nast Traveler’s “Gold List” stands at the crossroads of Fifth Avenue

environment found in its spacious one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites. All

and Central Park South. Luxurious rooms offer Old World elegance and

accommodations feature full kitchens, marble baths, elegant Mediterranean

discreet modern technology to customize the room environment and

décor, floor-to-ceiling glass doors, and private furnished balconies or terraces

access hotel services. Enjoy afternoon tea in the famed Palm Court. The

with garden or Gulf views. Sit down to award-winning Southern Italian cuisine

Todd English Food Hall offers the finest fresh, prepared, and gourmet

with unbeatable sunset views on the beachfront terrace at Sale e Pepe.

foods in nine diverse food stations.

• 98 AC suites

• Spa, fitness center, sauna, steam room

• 282 AC rooms & suites

• Caudalie Vinotherapie Spa,

• 4 Restaurants, 2 lounges, pool bar

• Water sports

• 4 Restaurants, 2 bars, Afternoon Tea

La Palestra fitness center

• 24-Hr concierge & room service

• Golf & tennis nearby

Bar, Champagne Bar

• Warren-Tricomi Salon

• Outdoor heated rooftop pool,

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

sundeck, whirlpool

• Butler service for suites

FAIRMONT LE CHÂTEAU FRONTENAC Québec City, Québec / 4½ Stars The New York Times lauds this 1893 heritage hotel inside the fortified walls of Old Québec that “looks and feels like a castle, with turrets and towers outside, and cubbies and quirky staircases inside.” Create lasting memories in the heart of the city when you stay at this luxurious, prestigious, and historical property with newly renovated accommodations, one of the most photographed landmarks in Canada. Fairmont Gold offers a level of service and recognition that will help you make the most of every moment. Champlain is the place for cutting-edge Québec regional cuisine, and the 1608 Wine & Cheese Bar overlooks the St. Lawrence River and pairs locally sourced cheeses with top wines. You’re just steps from the many attractions in the UNESCO World Heritage district of Old Quebec, including Place-Royale, Petit-Séminaire Chapel, and La Citadelle.

• 611 AC rooms & suites

• Moment Spa Le Château Frontenac,

• Fairmont Gold Level

salon, fitness center

• 2 Restaurants, lounge, wine & cheese

• Guided tours of the hotel

bar, Starbucks®

• “2017 Best Historic Hotels Worldwide in

• Concierge, room service

the Americas”

• Indoor pool, indoor kids pool

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FAIRMONT THE QUEEN ELIZABETH Montréal, Québec / 4½ Stars At the heart of the romantic and cosmopolitan Montréal, this internationally renowned hotel – a 1960s classic and Montréal’s largest – offers guests outstanding comfort and unrivaled attentive service. Located above the train and metro stations, connected to the underground city with boutiques, restaurants, and cafés, and within walking distance of Bell Centre and other attractions, this hotel reflects the city’s distinct elegance and charm. Guest rooms highlight the building’s modernist heritage with a subtle color palette dominant from that era, and mid-century-style furnishings, and also feature the latest tech amenities and city views. The hotel’s luxurious suites are topped by the famous John Lennon & Yoko Ono Suite, made famous during the couple’s headline-making 1969 “Bed-In for Peace.” Moment Spa offers a unique well-being experience through a full range of massage therapy and aesthetic and body treatments.

• 950 AC rooms & suites

• Moment Spa, fitness center, Jacuzzi,

• Restaurant, lounge & bar, café,

Pilates, yoga

1st urban market in Canadian hotel • Fairmont Gold • Concierge, room service • Indoor pool, whirlpool

THE RITZ-CARLTON MONTRÉAL

THE RIMROCK RESORT HOTEL

Montreal, Quebec / 5 Stars

Banff, Alberta / 4½ Stars

This exquisite jewel is unsurprisingly called the best luxury hotel in

This hotel, close to the Banff Hot Springs & Banff Gondola – two of

Canada. The boutique-style hotel blends historic elements with modern

Banff ’s finest attractions – offers panoramic views of the magnificent

features, offering sophisticated and dazzling event spaces, a splendid

surrounding mountains. Situated on the side of Sulphur Mountain,

terrace – nestled in one of Montreal’s most coveted courtyards – as well

this jewel is also a 4-Green Key property. Enjoy a French-inspired menu

as the only Dom Pérignon Champagne Bar in North America. To top it

at the award-winning Eden Restaurant, where fresh local ingredients

all off, this gem in Montreal serves up something to savor with Maison

intermingle with an extensive wine list and breathtaking mountain views.

Boulud, featuring modern interpretations of classic French fare. • 96 AC rooms & 33 AC suites

• Spa St. James at the Ritz-Carlton

• 343 AC rooms & suites

• Indoor pool

• Restaurant, 2 bars

Montréal

• 3 Restaurants, 2 bars, café

• Complimentary transit to downtown

• Concierge, room service

• Meetings & Events space

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

Banff

• Indoor rooftop saltwater pool

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• The Rimrock Resort Spa, fitness center,

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Fitness center, massage services

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EUROPE With amazing art and architecture, unequaled cuisine and shopping, compelling religious and historical sites, picturesque scenery, and friendly people, Europe is a neverending journey, a virtual banquet where you’ll find yourself doing things you never dreamed of – or always dreamed of.

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HOTEL PONT ROYAL

SOFITEL PARIS LE FAUBOURG

Paris, France / 5 Stars

Paris, France / 5 Stars

This boutique hotel enchants with an outstanding location at St. Germain

This premier property is steps away from the exclusive Rue du Faubourg

des Prés, Left Bank. Guest rooms and suites – many with private balconies

Saint-Honoré, and walking distance from the most attractive cultural

– have a gorgeous view of Paris and her monuments. Have the gastronomic

sites. Newly decorated by French designer Didier Gomez, the hotel offers

experience of your life at l’Atelier de Joël Robuchon, a Michelin two-star

rooms and suites featuring an elegant, modern, and couture atmosphere.

restaurant serving the master chef ’s simple French fare served in a chic

Michelin-starred chef Yannick Alléno signs the whole catering concept

sushi bar atmosphere.

of the hotel and created STAY Faubourg, an authentic urban restaurant, inspired by the chef ’s travel experiences.

• 75 AC rooms & suites

• 24-Hr fitness center, bicycle rentals

• 147 AC rooms & suites

• Spa, massage services, 24-hr fitness

• Restaurant, bar, buffet breakfast

nearby

• Restaurant, bar

center, steam baths, personal training

• 24-Hr Les Cléfs d’Or concierges

• Pet-friendly

• Les Cléfs d’Or concierges,

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

& room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

24-hr room service

• Mini bar, in-room safe, robes & slippers

• 24-Hr business center

INTERCONTINENTAL PARIS LE GRAND

THE WESTIN PARIS-VENDÔME

Paris, France / 5 Stars

Paris, France / 5 Stars

Inspired by Napoleon III and facing the magnificent Opéra Garnier, this

Overlooking the Tuileries Gardens, Louvre Museum, and the Eiffel Tower,

opulent hotel is located just steps away from the department stores and

this landmark hotel is a welcoming retreat in the midst of the invigorating

luxury boutiques of Place Vendôme. Luxuriate in elegant rooms and suites

French capital. Guest rooms capture European splendor, with Westin’s

sumptuously decorated in the Second Empire style with exceptional views

signature Heavenly Beds®, marble-floored baths, and breathtaking views.

overlooking the Opera and its surroundings. Indulge in a therapeutic

Savor the flavors of the City of Lights at le First, restaurant boudoir Paris,

journey with invigorating spa treatments for the ultimate escape.

designed by Jacques Garcia. Renew in the spa, the first Six Senses in Paris.

• 470 AC rooms & suites

• 428 AC rooms & suites

• In-room Internet access, robes,

• Club InterContinental

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Restaurant, bar

mini-bar & safe

• Restaurant, bar

• Concierge & room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 24-Hr concierge & room service

• Six Senses Spa, WestinWORKOUT®

• I-Spa by Algotherm, fitness center

Fitness Studio

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MELIÁ VENDÔME

THE SAVOY, A FAIRMONT MANAGED HOTEL

Paris, France / 4½ Stars

London, England / 5 Stars

Classic Parisian elegance surrounds you at this luxury hotel, set in a

One of the most celebrated of London landmarks, this regal Art Deco hotel

perfect location in the heart of the city, a short walk from Place de la

lauded on Travel+Leisure’s “T+L 500” is the ultimate in sophistication,

Concord, the Opéra Garnier, the Louvre, Champs-Élysées, and great

hospitality, and dining. Lavishly appointed accommodations showcase

shopping along Place Vendôme and Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré.

high-touch amenities and enthralling panoramic vistas. Guest rooms and

Spacious guest rooms and suites blend traditional style and the latest tech

suites are all individually designed in either Edwardian or Art Deco style,

and entertainment amenities. After sightseeing, unwind with desserts and

and many afford a magnificent view across the River Thames

cocktails at Le Vendôme Bar. • 83 AC rooms & suites

• Mini bar, in-room safe

• 267 AC rooms & suites

• Indoor pool

• Restaurant, bar

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 3 Restaurants, 3 bars

• In-room Internet access

• Concierge, room service

• Concierge, 24-hr room & butler service

• Fitness center, massage services

• Beauty & Fitness at The Savoy, sauna,

• Business center

massage, steam room

SOFITEL ROME VILLA BORGHESE Rome, Italy / 5 Stars Stroll down Via Veneto in the heart of Rome to this historic neoclassical boutique hotel and enter a world of natural chic, just steps from Piazza di Spagna, the Trevi Fountain, and Rome’s famous high-fashion boutiques. Retreat to elegant, classical-style rooms featuring marble baths with huge mosaic walk-in showers and Hermès amenities, Bose® stereo systems, iPod® docking stations, handy smartphones, and sweeping views across Rome and Villa Borghese park. At the enchanting La Terrasse Cuisine & Lounge, sit down to an acclaimed menu that specializes in Italian Mediterranean cuisine with a French twist, all served with a breathtaking view of the Eternal City.

• 81 AC rooms & suites

• Close to restaurants & shopping

• Restaurant, 2 bars

• Mini bar, in-room safe

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Jogging track nearby • Pet-friendly • 24-hr business center, meeting facilities

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HOTEL METROPOLE Venice, Italy / 5 Stars Facing the lagoon, this historic palazzo – Vivaldi lived here in the early 1700s when it was a monastery and orphanage – is one of Venice’s most coveted addresses for discerning guests. Filled with art and antiques, the plush guest rooms are individually decorated and have courtyard, lagoon, or street views. Step out the front door and you’re just steps from St. Mark’s Square, Biennale d’Arte, and Piazza San Marco. Forbes Travel Guide says “It’s a Venetian dream come to life.” Met Restaurant serves traditional and contemporary cuisine in a warm and elegant ambiance, and has earned a coveted Michelin star for its “Innovative cuisine made from top quality ingredients, served in unusual but never excessive combinations.” Sit down and sip a great martini at the famous Oriental Bar, which was formerly a historic chapel.

• 67 AC rooms & suites

• Relaxing Citrus Garden

• Restaurant, bar, tea ceremony

• Antiques collection exhibit

• 24-Hr concierge & room service • Live entertainment • Private dock for water taxis • Wedding services

HOTEL BRUNELLESCHI Florence, Italy / 4½ Stars Applauded on Travel+Leisure’s 2018 “World’s Best Hotels,” this historic, centuries-old property in the heart of Florence occupies the Byzantine Pagliazza Tower and offers breathtaking views of the Giotto bell tower, Palazzo Vecchio, and the Duomo. Elegant guest accommodations have a modern aesthetic, with hardwood parquet flooring, antique furnishings, state-of-the-art entertainment tech, four-poster beds, velvet headboards in bright solid colors, marble baths with Maison Dr Vranjes amenities, and city views. Condé Nast Johansens praises the Ristorante Santa Elisabetta – with a menu created by award-winning chef Rocco De Santis – and Osteria della Pagliazza, which serve up “Italian food with soul that’s so good it’s a sin to miss.” You’re within easy walking distance of the Duomo, Piazza della Signoria, Ponte Vecchio, Uffizi Gallery, museums, and shopping.

• 96 AC rooms & suites (exclusive

• On-site private museum

amenities & VIP benefits)

• Shopping nearby

• Suite Ambassador Service

• Wedding planner

• 2 Restaurants, bar

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 24-Hr concierge & room service • Fitness center

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BAGLIONI HOTEL REGINA

THE ST. REGIS, ROME

Rome, Italy / 5 Stars

Rome, Italy / 5 Stars

A member of The Leading Hotels of the World, this luxury hotel is the

The meticulous renovation of this regal 1894 Belle Époque hotel embraces

epitome of stylish Italian tradition coupled with Art Déco flair, ideally

both past and present. The light-filled interior blends original detail and

located on the world-renowned Via Veneto in the heart of Rome. The

contemporary spirit creating a palace of alluring beauty. Guest rooms and

Villa Borghese Gardens, Piazza di Spagna, and Via Condotti shopping

suites have been fashioned in light tones and enriched by precious Rubelli

street are within walking distance. Spacious rooms have antique furniture,

fabrics and handpicked objets d’art. A personal sanctuary where every

Italian marble baths, and city views.

stay is enhanced by the seamless and personal attention by The St. Regis Butler Service.

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• 116 AC rooms & suites

• Shopping (Via Condotti, Spanish Steps)

• 160 AC rooms & suites (butler service)

• KamiSpa, fitness center, sauna,

• Restaurant, breakfast room, lounge

• Wedding services

• Restaurant, bar, wine cellar,

personal trainers

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

afternoon tea

• Mini bar, in-room safe, pillow menu,

• Baglioni Spa by Caschera Spa,

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

nightly turndown

fitness center

• Gelato Workshop

HOTEL DE RUSSIE, A ROCCO FORTE HOTEL

THE WESTIN EXCELSIOR ROME

Rome, Italy / 5 Stars

Rome, Italy / 5 Stars

Contemporary Italian style courses through this luxury 19th-century

Located just minutes away from the Borghese Gardens, this enduring

landmark hotel, named “No.1 Hotel in Rome” by Travel+Leisure, set

monument to turn-of-the-century style is prized for its unparalleled

between Piazza del Popolo and Piazza di Spagna in Rome’s historical

service and luxurious accommodations. Individually designed rooms are

center, close to Vatican City. Guest rooms reveal an eclectic blend of

elegantly furnished, often with antiques and silk curtains, and have Italian

modern and traditional elements, and have marble baths, ceiling-high

marble baths; the stunning two-story Villa La Cupola suite is considered

French doors, and city views. Michelin-starred chef Fulvio Pierangelini

one of the greatest in Europe. The h club>Doney comes alive at cocktail

serves a masterful Italian menu at Le Jardin de Russie.

hour when the room is filled with music and Rome’s elite.

• 120 AC rooms & suites

• Indoor saltwater hydropool

• 316 AC rooms & suites

• Kami Wellness Center,

• Restaurant, bar

• Secret Inner Gardens with butterfly oasis

• Restaurant, 2 bars, café

WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio,

• 24-Hr concierge & room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 24-Hr concierge & room service

sauna, Turkish bath

• De Russie Spa, fitness center,

• Indoor pool, Jacuzzi

whirlpool, hydro-pool

• Wi-Fi available


EUROPE FLORENCE, ITALY Hotel Brunelleschi is an historical pearl inside the heart of Florence city centre, just a few steps from the main city attractions and shopping streets. Elegant rooms are equipped with all comforts and supplied with all of the expected bath amenities, and also boasts a range of suites that are astonishing for their elegance, individual designs and views, and exclusive services.

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HOTEL SAVOY, A ROCCO FORTE HOTEL

HOTEL DANIELI

Florence, Italy / 5 Stars

Venice, Italy / 5 Stars

This newly refurbished hotel stands in the heart of Florence on Piazza

A masterpiece of hospitality amid the wonders of Venetian art, this

della Repubblica, halfway between the Uffizi Gallery and the Duomo,

legendary hotel – set in three palazzos dating to the 14th century –

perfectly positioned for you to explore Florence’s highlights. Guest rooms

overlooks the lagoon and is just steps from Piazza San Marco. Retreat

and suites showcase contemporary Italian style with parquet floors,

to opulent guest rooms. Enjoy the sunset while dining on traditional

marble, and mosaics. It’s an irresistible hotel that instantly attunes you to

Mediterranean fare at the rooftop Terrazza Danieli restaurant, overlooking

the culture of the city, where you can taste the best of Tuscan cooking and

the enchanting lagoon.

sip the finest local wines. • 80 AC rooms & suites

• 24-Hr business center

• 204 AC rooms & suites

• Robes & slippers

• Restaurant, bar, outdoor terrace

• Mini bar, in-room safe

• Rooftop restaurant, piano bar

• Computer station

• 24-Hr concierge & room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 24-Hr concierge & room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Fitness center, steam room

• In-room spa treatments, 24-hr fitness

• Shopping

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BAGLIONI HOTEL LUNA Venice, Italy / 5 Stars

Just steps from the Piazza San Marco and historic sites, this exclusive hotel – a member of The Leading Hotels of the World – is housed in a magnificent 12th century palazzo. Original masterpieces and one-of-a-kind furniture still adorn the hotel. Step into spacious rooms and suites, many featuring private terraces with magnificent views. A private dock allows guests to arrive straight to the hotel’s entrance by gondolas or water taxi.

• 92 AC rooms & suites

• Wedding services

• Canova Restaurant, breakfast room, bar

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 24-Hr concierge & room service • Private dock • Spectacular Marco Polo Ballroom

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W BARCELONA

GRAN MELIÁ FENIX

Barcelona, Spain / 5 Stars

Madrid, Spain / 5 Stars

Step inside and check into one of this beachfront hotel’s fabulous,

Traditional and contemporary styles mix for a classically elegant

recently renovated rooms and suites boasting panoramic views over

look at this member of The Leading Hotels of the World, located in the

the Mediterranean and city of Barcelona. Mix it up and dine in style at

exclusive Salamanca neighborhood, within easy walking distance of the

BRAVO24. Get glamorous in the 26th-floor hotspot ECLIPSE Bar & Club.

Prado, the Reina Sofía, and Calle Serrano shopping. Overlooking the

Escape to the SUN Deck, where sea and beach views are endless. Designed

city or courtyard, guest rooms combine classic style with the latest tech

by world-renowned architect Ricardo Bofill, this modern property sets

amenities; Royal Service suites also have personal butlers. The iconic Dry

the scene for a spectacular stay.

Martini Bar by Javier de las Muelas has become known the world over.

• 473 AC rooms & suites

• The Signature W Living Room

• 193 AC rooms & suites

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• 3 Restaurants, 2 bars, beach club,

Experience

• Royal Service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

Eclipse nightclub

• Eclipse nightclub

• 2 Restaurants, bar

• 2 Outdoor pools, direct beach access

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Thai Room Wellness, fitness center,

• Bliss® Spa, 24-hr FIT Fitness Center

sauna

PULITZER AMSTERDAM Amsterdam, The Netherlands / 5 Stars One of the planet’s select few properties applauded on Condé Nast Traveler’s “The 20 Best Hotels in the World: The Gold List 2018,” this quintessential Dutch luxury hotel is called “an enormously fun place to stay and it far outstrips its rivals by connecting with both the old bones and the vital, contemporary spirit of Amsterdam.” Occupying an intricate maze of 25 connected Golden Age canal houses in the historic Nine Streets neighborhood of central Amsterdam, the hotel is within walking distance of the Anne Frank House, the Royal Palace, the Red Light District, Rijksmuseum, and Van Gogh Museum. Exhibiting pure contemporary Dutch design, each of the 225 luxurious rooms are different, featuring natural wood headboards backed by exposed brick walls or vaulted ceilings, tufted velvet ottomans, and colorful chaise lounges, plus canal or courtyard views.

• 225 AC rooms & suites

• Private boat tours

• 2 Restaurants, bar, garden (seasonal)

• Limousine service

• Les Clefs d’Or concierge,

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

24-hr room service • Fitness center • Private boat launch

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MYKONOS GRAND HOTEL & RESORT Mykonos, Greece / 5 Stars Situated on Ayios Yiannis Beach, also known as Shirley Valentine Beach, set opposite the sacred island of Delos with views of the majestic Aegean Sea, this unmatched jewel is a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. The resort embodies Cycladic architecture with cube-shaped whitewashed buildings linked by pathways and terraces. Catch the cosmic energy of the area and enjoy a total sensory experience at the all-natural spa, inspired by ancient health and beauty traditions. Wake up to yoga and Pilates in a stone-built amphitheatre, and savor the tastes of Greece and the Mediterranean at restaurants with unrivaled views. All guest rooms feature the Wet Experience bath, with a rainfall shower and free-standing designer tub and natural sun exposure. Private terraces, plunge pools, and awesome sea views top the list of the guest room amenities.

• 96 AC rooms & suites

• Fishing

• 2 Restaurants, bar, coffee shop/café

• Tennis

• 24-Hr room service • Outdoor pool • Althea Spa Center, steam room, sauna, fitness center, aerobics

ROYAL MYCONIAN RESORT & THALASSO SPA CENTER Mykonos, Greece / 5 Stars All you can do is marvel at this Mykonos masterpiece, a member of The Leading Hotels of the World. Situated perfectly overlooking famed Elia Beach, this Greek treasure is its own modern-day myth. With exquisite dining options focusing on contemporary and classic Mediterranean fare, this hotel also lets guests savor wine tastings and the romance of private dining. Outdoor Jacuzzis, private infinity pools, a private beach, and an intimate spa are some of the stunning amenities offered at this Greek paradise. After a day of soaking up the benefits of the Myconian sea and sun, sink into even deeper relaxation while revitalizing your body in the spa, where treatments include the latest from the exclusive ranges of Elemis, St. Barth. and Kerstin Florian, designed to awaken the senses and restore the natural balance of the body. Take a dip in the heated indoor pool and relax with fresh fruit and refreshments in comfortable lounge chairs.

• 148 AC rooms, suites & villas

• Tennis, water sports available nearby

• 3 Restaurants, 3 bars, complimentary

• Nightclub

breakfast, 2 coffee shops/cafés

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Concierge services • Outdoor pool • Thalasso Spa Center, fitness center

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EUROPE GREECE Perched in the cliffs of Oia, Santorini lies the luxurious Canaves Oia Hotel, a unique place of utmost beauty and elegance which was recently renovated to become more modern, stylish and contemporary. Spacious, majestic, with white being the dominant color, with a touch of antique furniture and small colorful details‌The balconies offer an amazing view of the Caldera and you can enjoy moments of sheer relaxation in your private plunge pool or by the main Infinity Cave Pool.

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ELECTRA PALACE ATHENS

CANAVES OIA SUITES

Athens, Greece / 5 Stars

Santorini, Greece / 5 Stars

Set in the heart of Athens near the Acropolis, this landmark hotel

Enveloped by the emerald Aegean Sea, looking out upon the Santorini

combines modern luxury with the traditional architecture of Plaka.

caldera, sits an oasis made of suites. Awe-inspiring cliffs make this resort

Soundproof guest rooms, some with balconies, have marble baths and

a magical getaway, and their home-grown wines add a drop of magic on

large windows. The view of the Acropolis from the rooftop restaurant

top of it all. Sip the unique taste of Santorini at the wine cellar, and be

amazes. Enjoy contemporary Greek fare at the Electra Roof Garden and

pampered at the world-class spa. Start off the morning with yoga, and

Mediterranean at Motivo. Revel in luxurious spa treatments in between

spend a day at the pool overlooking the caldera. Suites with private plunge

sightseeing extravaganzas.

pools and candlelit dinners make this an unrivaled romantic sanctuary.

• 155 AC rooms & suites

• Spa, fitness center

• 24 AC suites

• Canaves Oia Spa, fitness center

• Restaurant, bar, poolside bar

• Wedding services

• 2 Restaurants, poolside bar,

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 24-Hr room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

complimentary breakfast, wine cellar

• Outdoor rooftop pool, indoor pool,

• Concierge services

Jacuzzi

• Outdoor pool

BLUE PALACE, A LUXURY COLLECTION RESORT & SPA

MYSTIQUE, A LUXURY COLLECTION HOTEL

Crete, Greece / 5 Stars

Santorini, Greece / 5 Stars

Overlooking a sparkling blue bay, this exceptional resort on Condé Nast

Adults-Only / This scintillating boutique hotel, one of Condé Nast Traveler’s

Traveler’s “Gold List” commands breathtaking views. Elegantly appointed

“10 Most Beautiful Clifftop Hotels in the World,” is built into Oia’s famous

accommodations combine contemporary décor and flawless finishing

cliffs, with dazzling views of clear blue Aegean waters towards Santorini’s

touches. The culinary experience sets the resort apart, ranging from Asian

volcano and the Caldera. The property offers an experience of ultimate

Fusion, to traditional Greek and Italian flavors, to Flame, the steakhouse.

serenity in stunning cave-style suites and villas that open onto sea-facing

The award-winning spa guarantees to soothe your senses and nourish

terraces with relaxing sun beds and two pools sitting right on the cliff’s edge.

your soul.

Rejuvenate at the spa, where blissful treatment rooms face the Caldera.

• 251 AC bungalows, suites & villas

• Elounda Spa & Thalassotherapy,

• 36 AC suites & 3 pool villas hanging

• 2 Outdoor pools, private beach facilities

(some with private infinity pools)

fitness center

from the cliffs

• Asian Spa Resort, fitness center

• 5 Restaurants (à la carte), 3 bars,

• Water sports, tennis

• 3 Restaurants, 2 bars, wine cellar,

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

wine tastings

• 3 Outdoor pools, indoor pool, private beach

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VEDEMA, A LUXURY COLLECTION RESORT

CONRAD ISTANBUL BOSPHORUS

Santorini, Greece / 5 Stars

Istanbul, Turkey / 5 Stars

Tucked away within the medieval village of Megalohori, this enchanting

Centrally located in the lively Besiktas area, this striking hotel is an easy

boutique resort – hailed on Travel+Leisure’s “World’s Best Awards” – has

walk from the Bosphorus, Ortakoy, Dolmabahce Palace, and Vodafone

evolved from a 400-year-old winery into an authentic, Cycladic-styled

Stadium. Step into posh guest rooms and suites with marble baths and

property. Retreat to spacious suites and villas, all with their own terraces

rain showers, the latest entertainment tech, and superb city views. Head

and many with private Jacuzzis or pools. Dedicated to the needs of

to Manzara for Mediterranean cuisine and Summit Terrace for fabulous

seasoned travelers, this family-friendly resort encourages a sophisticated

cocktails; both rooms showcase amazing views of the city and Bosphorus.

yet carefree philosophy for its guests. • 46 AC villas & pool suites

• Mountain bikes, hiking

• 553 AC rooms & suites

• Spa Soul, salon, fitness center, sauna,

• 2 Restaurants, 3 bars, wine tastings

• Cooking classes, boutique

• 3 Restaurants & bars

steam room

• 24-Hr concierge & room service

• Welcome amenity/wine/fresh fruit

• 24-Hr concierge & room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Outdoor pool, private beach

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Indoor & outdoor pools, kids pool

• Asian Spa, fitness center, sauna

• Tennis club

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HAWAII AND TAHITI An epic experience beyond the imagination, the islands of Hawaii and Tahiti may be the planet’s most sublime and provocative destinations. Get ready to embrace authentic smiles, spectacular landscapes, beaches like no other, and the inescapable vibe you’ll find only at the far ends of the earth.

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FAIRMONT KEA LANI, MAUI Maui, Hawaii / My Time / 4½ Stars Discover the essence of Maui at Hawaii’s only all-suite and villa luxury resort. Nestled on the golden sands of Wailea’s Polo Beach, this awardwinning oceanfront paradise redefines luxury with a state-of-the-art spa, island-inspired cuisine, and authentic cultural experiences. Revel in the ideal island getaway with four unique restaurants, three swimming pools including an adult-only pool, a comprehensive fitness and wellness program, and unrivaled access to the best adventures across the island. Guest suites feature spacious living rooms, master bedrooms, marble baths, and private lanais, while two- and three-bedroom villas offer full kitchens, private plunge pools, and barbecue grills. Voted “Top Spa in Hawaii” by readers of Travel+Leisure, Willow Stream Spa encompasses outdoor cabanas and interior treatment suites, plus sensory experience showers and a soothing palolo (mud) bar. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel. • 450 AC suites & villas

• Keiki Lani Kid’s Club

• 7 Restaurants, 4 bars, poolside bar,

• Hawaiian cultural activities

swim-up bar

• Golf/tennis/shopping nearby

• 3 Outdoor pools, adults-only pool, kids pool, water slide, 2 whirlpools • Willow Stream Spa, fitness center, sauna

THE FAIRMONT ORCHID, HAWAII Kohala Coast, Big Island, Hawaii / My Time / 4½ Stars Extensive recreation options, trademark Fairmont service, and plush accommodations – all with private lanais – draw vacationers to this elegant resort overlooking the clear tropical waters of Pauoa Bay, applauded on Travel+Leisure’s “World’s Best” list. The unique Spa Without Walls specializes in outdoor massages amid the soothing sounds of waterfalls and the ocean. Serve it up at the 10-court Hawaii Tennis Center, which features lights for evening play and a dramatic stadium court, and drive the fairways at the 36-hole Francis H. I’i Brown Golf Course, built along an ancient black lava flow. At the end of the day, enjoy the dazzling sunset at the award-winning Brown’s Beach House Restaurant, one of the four enticing dining venues. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel.

• 540 AC rooms & suites

• Hawaii Tennis Center

• 6 Restaurants, 3 bars, poolside bar, deli

• Nightly entertainment, Keiki Aloha

• Concierge, room service

Program

• Outdoor heated pool, water sports • Spa Without Walls, fitness center • 2 Championship 18-hole golf courses

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THE RITZ-CARLTON RESIDENCES WAIKIKI BEACH Waikiki Beach, Hawaii / 5 Stars This spectacular oasis welcomes guests to experience a new horizon of luxury. The resort features ocean-facing accommodations, the highest infinity pool in Waikiki overlooking the lush treetops of Fort Derussy, a premier fitness center, The Ritz-Carlton Spa, and a fine selection of dining experiences that ensure an adventure for the senses. Welcome to Waikiki’s newest luxury resort and first Ritz-Carlton Residences, positioned at the gateway to Waikiki next to the Luxury Row of retailers Tiffany & Co., Chanel, Saint Laurent, Gucci, and Miu Miu. There are plenty of luxurious firsts here, especially with the inauguration of Oahu’s first Ritz-Carlton Spa, Hawaii’s first Dean & Deluca, and Sushi Sho’s first location outside of Japan led by master chef Keiji Nakazawa. It may be your first visit, but it won’t be your last. Nowhere in Hawaii will you find such luxury, calm, and excellence.

• 307 AC ocean-facing rooms

• Ritz-Carlton Spa, sauna & steam room

• 2 Restaurants & bars, BLT Market,

• Premier fitness center designed by

Dean & DeLuca, Sushi Sho

celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak

• Concierge services, 24-hr in-room dining

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Outdoor pool, adults pool,

• No resort fee

private cabanas

GRAND WAILEA, A WALDORF ASTORIA RESORT

MAUNA LANI BAY HOTEL & BUNGALOWS

Wailea, Maui, Hawaii / 5 Stars

Kona, Big Island, Hawaii / 4½ Stars

This unequaled resort on Wailea Beach is a fount of luxurious amenities

Guests are invited to experience island comfort in this oceanfront oasis

and family activities, including spectacular water features like a river pool

located on a white-sand beach surrounded by lush tropical gardens

with grottoes, slides, sand beach, and the world’s only water-elevator.

and historic fishponds along the Kohala Coast. Understated elegance,

Spacious guest rooms have private lanais with garden or ocean views. Spa

superb cuisine, and world-class golf, tennis, spa and genuine Hawaiian-

Grande, the largest spa in Hawaii, is a unique haven of water therapies,

style hospitality is the signature of this Hawaiian Island resort. Retreat

with a Roman tub, saunas, Swiss jet showers, a Japanese furo, and five

to guest rooms with contemporary design, private balconies, and garden

specialty baths.

mountain, or ocean views.

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• 780 AC rooms & suites

• The Rock kids’ camp

• 341 AC rooms

• Mauna Lani Spa & Fitness Center,

• 4 Restaurants, 3 bars, café

• Scuba clinic

• 4 Restaurants, 2 bars

salon, lap pool

• 9 Outdoor pools, river, adult pool,

• Tennis & golf nearby

• Concierge, room service

• 6 Tennis courts, water sports

kids pool

• Outdoor pool

• Keiki Adventure Program

• Spa Grande, fitness center

• Two 18-hole PGA-level golf courses

• Complimentary activities


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THE ST. REGIS BORA BORA RESORT Bora Bora, Tahiti / 5 Stars Reaching out across 44 acres of lush landscaping edged by powdery white sands and a crystalline lagoon, this laid-back French Polynesian resort on Travel+Leisure’s “T+L 500” and Condé Nast Traveler’s “Gold List” represents the epitome of carefree elegance. Exquisite accommodations are set in idyllic private villas featuring overwater architecture or private pools, and fusing Polynesian design with modern amenities. Step out to your private garden, plunge pool, or directly to the ocean, and you’re rewarded with awesome views to the horizon. Suspended over water with thrilling views through floor-to-ceiling windows, Lagoon by Jean Georges features superstar chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s innovative French and Asian-infused menu. Luxuriate with soothing treatments at the spa, located on its own private island in the lagoon.

• 90 AC villas & over-water bungalows

• Miri Miri Spa by Clarins, 24-hr fitness

• 4 Restaurants, 2 bars

center

• 24-Hr concierge & butler service

• Kids club

• 2 Outdoor pools, water sports,

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

private lagoon • Tennis courts, water sports

CONRAD BORA BORA NUI

HILTON MOOREA LAGOON RESORT & SPA

Bora Bora, Tahiti / 5 Stars

Moorea, Tahiti / 5 Stars

Arrive in paradise to this completely renovated resort, from the

A private white-sand beach between two bays on heart-shaped Moorea is

accommodations down to all the facilities. Relax in total seclusion on Motu

home to this acclaimed resort, set against a stunning mountain backdrop

Tapu, the resort’s own exclusive islet, the perfect place for private picnic

that melts into a crystal-clear lagoon. Travel+Leisure says “It hits all the

lunches and snorkeling, intimate beach weddings, and romantic dinners,

tropical hallmarks… while still managing to reflect the carefree boho vibe

as well as large-scale events. Unwind in overwater villas with private pools

of its home in Moorea.” Retreat to thatched-roof overwater bungalows

available, or atop two-story Presidential Villas. Relax at the hilltop spa and

with windows in the floor, private sundecks, and direct access to the

enjoy the unbeatable views from the alfresco treatment deck.

lagoon.

• 114 AC suites & villas

• Tamari’i Kids Club

• 104 AC bungalows

• Outdoor pool

• 4 Restaurants, 3 bars

• Non-motorized water sports, tennis,

• 3 Restaurants, 3 bars,

• Polynesian Spa, 24-hr fitness center

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

bicycles

convenience store

• Water sports, tennis courts

• Outdoor infinity pool

• Entertainment

• Concierge, room service

• Live entertainment, Polynesian shows

• Hina Spa, 24-hr fitness center

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Free mini-bar refreshed daily

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

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SOUTH PACIFIC FIJI AND COOK ISLANDS On these lush and wild islands of warmth and relaxation, life is good, the food is delicious, and amazing resorts are surrounded by unparalleled beauty. Incredibly friendly – and as exotic as the paradise that is their home – the islanders themselves are the greatest attraction.

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OUTRIGGER FIJI BEACH RESORT Viti Levu, Fiji / My Time / 5 Stars Reminiscent of a traditional Fijian village, this luxury resort delivers sweeping ocean views in an exquisite tropical landscape on a white-sand beach. Most accommodations feature signature VIP Talai butler service. Voted the best family resort destination in Fiji, adults and kids alike will enjoy the luxury and elegance of staying in this Fijian oasis. Exquisite dining options guarantee a delectable stay, from an array of local seafood to Australian beef to wood-fired pizza. Sleep soundly on plush linens under the vaulted ceilings of thatched bures, or unwind on the balcony of a beautifully appointed suite. Float away in the vast lagoon pool, choose from fifty treatment options at the stunning Bebe Spa, and enjoy traditional entertainment from cava ceremonies to fire walking shows. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel.

• 252 AC rooms & suites with balconies

• Bebe Spa Fiji, fitness center

• 5 Restaurants including award winning

• Golf driving range

Ivi Restaurant, 6 bars

• Motorized water sports

• Concierge services

• Live entertainment

• 2 Outdoor lagoon pools, separate

• Kids club

adults-only pool

INTERCONTINENTAL FIJI GOLF RESORT & SPA Viti Levu, Fiji / 5 Stars Nestled amid 35 acres of tropical gardens, this captivating resort is set along picturesque Natadola Bay on Fiji’s main island of Viti Levu and provides guests with a genuine South Seas island experience on one of the world’s most desirable beaches. Showcasing garden, pool, lagoon, or beach views, the spacious rooms and suites feature contemporary island décor, Bose® sound systems, and Pure Fiji bath amenities, and open to private balconies with daybeds and the resort’s signature Cleopatra-style baths. Spanning dramatic landscapes from rolling pastures to a gorgeous beachfront, the Natadola Bay Golf Course was designed by champion golfer Vijay Singh and is home to PGA golf tournaments. Go snorkeling, surfing, waterskiing, sport fishing, and kayaking, and learn to scuba dive with the PADI pros.

• 266 AC rooms & suites

• 18-Hole championship golf course

• 3 Restaurants, bar

• Water sports

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Planet Trekkers kids club, cultural

• 3 Outdoor pools

entertainment, live music

• Spa InterContinental, 24-hr fitness

• Wedding chapel & conference facilities

center, yoga

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NAMALE RESORT & SPA Vanua Levu, Fiji / 5 Stars All-Inclusive – Adults-Only / Winner of a Condé Nast Traveler 2017 “Readers’ Choice Award,” this top-flight resort offers the utmost in exclusivity, privacy, and luxury for the ultimate experience, idyllically set amid 525 acres of breathtaking rainforest overlooking the Koro Sea. Elegant bures and villas offer a private escape into the island’s lush paradise, with traditional Fijian architecture, vaulted ceilings, natural stone baths, indoor/outdoor showers, glass doors leading to your breezy private deck, and garden or sea views; many bures and villas also feature plunge pools and Jacuzzis. Head outdoors for snorkeling, kayaking, paddle boarding, scuba diving, boating, golfing, horseback riding, and hiking. Get into the island spirit with cultural activities like exhilarating dance and choir performances, village and local town tours, and a traditional Kava ceremony. After all the fun you’ll find rejuvenation at the award-winning spa. • 19 AC bures & villas

• Tennis courts, horseback riding

• 2 Restaurants, 2 bars, wine cellar

• Live entertainment

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 2 Outdoor pools • Namale Spa Sanctuary, fitness center • Water sports, PADI 5-Star Dive Center

SOFITEL FIJI RESORT & SPA Denarau Island, Fiji / 5 Stars Tropical gardens, a private beach, and a long, languid lagoon pool make this beachside resort the perfect destination for a picture-perfect Pacific escape. Luxurious service and style are balanced with true friendliness and welcome smiles that can only be found in Fiji. Just 20 minutes’ drive from Nadi International Airport, the resort offers some of the region’s best food and restaurants, as well as a full range of facilities and activities. Experience elegant simplicity in breezy ocean-facing rooms that feature traditional Fijian design elements and open to balconies or patios just steps from the beach. Upgrade your room to a Waitui Beach Club room or suite and enjoy the luxurious adults-only Waitui Beach Club, complete with personalized butler service and complimentary cocktails and canapes each evening, among other benefits.

• 296 AC rooms & suites

• PADI dive center, water sports,

• 5 Restaurants, 4 bars

bike rentals

• Outdoor lagoon-style pool, water slide

• Fijian cultural experiences

• So Spa, salon, fitness center, personal

• Adjacent to Denarau Golf & Racquet

trainers, sauna, Jacuzzi

Club

• On-site shopping, wedding chapel

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SHANGRI-LA’S FIJIAN RESORT & SPA Yanuca Island, Fiji / 4½ Stars Modeled after a traditional Fijian village, this private island resort stands on 109 acres along white-sand beaches and crystal-clear lagoons, a dreamlike refuge of serenity, privacy, and luxurious comfort. Elegant traditional Fijian-inspired décor courses through the guest accommodations, which feature the latest entertainment amenities and open to private balconies boasting panoramic views of the lagoon or Pacific Ocean. Parasailing, swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, and game fishing are just the beginning of a recreation-fueled vacation. At CHI, The Spa, soothing treatments are based on authentic natural healing methods found in traditional well-being practices shared by many Asian cultures. The Little Chief ’s Club entertains junior guests with a variety of fun activities at the children’s pool, on the beach, or at the playground.

• 442 AC rooms & suites

• Tennis, 9-hole golf course

• 5 Restaurants, 4 bars

• Cultural activities & entertainment,

• Concierge, room service

Little Chief’s Club

• 3 Outdoor pools, kids pool, water park

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• CHI, The Spa, fitness center • Sea Sports Centre, scuba diving

NANUKU AUBERGE RESORT FIJI

VOMO ISLAND FIJI

Viti Levu, Fiji / 5 Stars

Mamanuca Islands, Fiji / 5 Stars

All-Inclusive / This sophisticated Fijian-style all-villa beachfront resort is

All-Inclusive / A secluded, seductive destination for couples and families

acclaimed for its contemporary luxury, exquisite cuisine, and personalized

alike, this luxury boutique resort on a private island is renowned for its

service. Spacious accommodations have Balinese design, private plunge

white-sand beaches, acclaimed cuisine, numerous activities, and personal

pools, and private terraces with ocean views. Grab a kayak, canoe, or

service. Seen in Sports Illustrated’s 2017 “Swimsuit Issue,” this stunning

Hobie Cat® and set out on the Pacific Ocean right from Nanuku’s own

resort sits on the slopes of Mt. Vomo, just steps from the sands. Guest

beach. Kids enjoy a fun, active, and educational range of daily activities

villas have separate living areas, Jacuzzis, the latest entertainment tech,

including arts & crafts, water sports, games, and cultural learning.

and private furnished decks showcasing garden or ocean views.

• 24 AC suites & villas

• Lomana Spa & Wellness Centre,

• 32 AC villas & residences

• Water sports, fishing, PADI dive center

• Restaurant, 3 bars

fitness center

• 2 Restaurants, 2 bars

• Tennis, 9-hole golf course

• Concierge, room service,

• Water sports

• Concierge, room service

• Kids Village

butler & nanny service

• Lailai Children’s Club

• Outdoor pool

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Outdoor infinity pool

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Kui Spa, fitness center

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CROWN BEACH RESORT & SPA RAROTONGA Rarotonga, Cook Islands / 4½ Stars Adults-Only (16+) / Set in manicured botanical gardens with running streams and waterfalls along a pristine white-sand beach on the sheltered sunset coast of Rarotonga, this boutique luxury resort is ideal for honeymooners and couples. Retreat to exquisite one- and two-bedroom individual villas set amid tropical gardens or on the beachfront, with modern Polynesian ambiance, the latest entertainment amenities, and private balconies with garden or ocean views. Ocean’s restaurant specializes in Pacific Rim cuisine featuring fresh seafood, choice cut meats, and a fusion of flavors from Asia, the Americas, and the Antipodes. Go snorkeling in the lagoon, where the water is crystal clear and full of colorful reef fish and a variety of live coral. Then head to Spa Ariki, where soothing treatments incorporate reflexology, acupuncture, acupressure massage, elements of homeopathy, and, most importantly, water. • 36 AC villas & suites

• Water sports, PADI dive center

• 2 Restaurants, 2 bars

• Golf nearby

• Room service

• Daily entertainment

• Outdoor freshwater waterfall pool, sundeck • Spa Ariki, fitness center

AITUTAKI LAGOON RESORT & SPA

CRYSTAL BLUE LAGOON LUXURY VILLAS

Aitutaki, Cook Islands / 4½ Stars

Rarotonga, Cook Islands / 5 Stars

Adults Only (16+) / Serene and sublime, the only private island resort

The white sands of Muri Beach are right outside the doors of this

on Aitutaki Lagoon is blessed with jaw-dropping views and the only

exclusive boutique luxury resort, a contemporary combination of island

overwater bungalows in Aitutaki. Seen in Sports Illustrated’s 2014

simplicity and supreme style. Elegant duplex villas feature fully equipped

“Swimsuit Issue,” the resort’s luxurious accommodations boast private

designer kitchens, outdoor showers, BBQ facilities, the latest tech and

verandas, Polynesian-style open-air showers, and superb views across the

entertainment amenities, and private balconies with sweeping lagoon or

magnificent turquoise waters of Aitutaki Lagoon or the endless South

ocean views. Don snorkeling gear to spot a dazzling array of tropical fish.

Pacific Ocean. • 36 AC bungalows & villa

• Complimentary water sports & cultural

• 4 AC villas

• 2 Restaurants, 2 bars, beach dining

activities

• BBQ facilities

• Room service

• Wedding planner

• Outdoor infinity pool

• Outdoor pool

• Wi-Fi access throughout

• Water sports

• SpaPolynesia, fitness center

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AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND From Australia’s tropical beaches and otherworldly Outback, to renowned wine regions and striking cities, a diverse range of attractions make “Down Under” an incredibly desirable vacation option. And the wonders of Oceania extend to the modern cities and natural charms of New Zealand – one of travel’s best kept secrets.

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PARKROYAL DARLING HARBOUR Sydney, New South Wales / My Time / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive / The Harbour, the iconic Sydney Opera House, The Rocks historic district, and Chinatown are within a short walk of this stylish high-rise hotel, an urban sanctuary in the heart of the city. Guest rooms have sleek modern style, marble baths, the latest tech and entertainment amenities, and knockout views of Darling Harbour or the city skyline. Head to ABODE Bistro & Bar for a distinctive menu featuring fresh and seasonal flavors from local and seasonal ingredients, plus a selection of boutique wines, craft beers, and signature cocktails. The hotel’s enhanced PARKROYAL Club experience includes privileges such as access to the Club Lounge, executive breakfast, all-day refreshments, twilight drinks and canapés, and access to business facilities and the Club boardroom. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel.

• 340 AC rooms & suites

• Mini bar, coffee & tea making facilities,

• Club Lounge

in-room safe

• 2 Restaurants, coffee shop,

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

bar & lounge • 24-Hr concierge & room service • Fitness center, jogging track

QT SYDNEY Sydney, New South Wales / 5 Stars All-Inclusive / A pair of historic buildings house this unique luxury hotel, close to Sydney Opera House and Circular Quay. The property retains many of the buildings’ most distinctive features, such as the blend of Gothic, Art Deco, and Italian architecture that form the dazzling exterior of the building. Guest rooms and suites boast quirks and nuances within 12 unique room styles; rooms in the Gowings Building are bright and airy with eccentric touches and embellishments while retaining the original timber floors, and the State Theatre rooms boast bespoke carpets and rugs, along with playful touches like bowler hat lamps and light fittings. All rooms have outstanding city views. Reminiscent of a European brasserie, Gowings Bar & Grill is a fine dining concept that utilizes the freshest produce from Australia’s best artisan purveyors and also features a specially curated wine program. • 200 AC rooms & suites

• Boutique

• Restaurant, 3 bars

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Concierge, 24-hr room service • Off-site indoor pool • spaQ, fitness center, steam room • State Theater

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EMIRATES ONE&ONLY WOLGAN VALLEY

RADISSON BLU PLAZA HOTEL SYDNEY

Wolgan Valley, New South Wales / 5 Stars

Sydney, New South Wales / 5 Stars

All-Inclusive / Providing a quintessentially Australian bush experience,

This intimate boutique-style hotel occupies a historic Heritage-Listed

this ultra-luxury conservation-based resort stands in the World

building in the center of downtown Sydney. Pamper yourself with a

Heritage-listed Greater Blue Mountains on 7,000 acres of carbon-neutral

massage at the spa, relax in the steam room, and dip into the pool. Sleek,

conservation and wildlife reserve. Perfect for an indulgent romantic

modern guest rooms and suites feature granite and marble baths, the

getaway or for those seeking luxury with an abundance of nature, the

latest tech amenities, and city views. After a day of sightseeing head to the

resort boasts, according to Condé Nast Traveler, “An attention to detail…

spa for Thai-style treatments to invigorate body, mind, and soul.

that is quite special. • 40 AC villas

• One&Only Spa, fitness center

• 364 AC rooms & suites

• Indoor pool

• 2 Restaurants, bar & terrace lounge

• Tennis courts, horseback riding

• 2 Restaurants, bar, high tea

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

& private dining

• Wildlife safaris, nature walks

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• 24-Hr concierge & room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Tanatcha Spa, fitness center, sauna,

• Main outdoor infinity pool

steam room

PULLMAN PALM COVE SEA TEMPLE RESORT & SPA Palm Cove, Queensland / 5 Stars All-Inclusive / The ideal base for exploring the many attractions of Tropical North Queensland – including the Great Barrier Reef – this sophisticated luxury resort overlooks a pristine, palm-fringed beach almost halfway between Cairns and Port Douglas. A new level of sophistication in resort accommodation, the Asian-inspired Studio Spa Rooms, One-, Two-, and Three-Bedroom Apartments, Plunge Pool Apartments and Penthouse Apartments feature the latest tech amenities, Nespresso coffee machines, and private balconies or terraces. Escape to the beachfront Vie Spa for the ultimate in luxury experiences, designed to leave you relaxed, rejuvenated, and restored in body and spirit. A true gastronomic journey of the Tablelands, Temple of Tastes takes a produce-to-plate approach to its menu of Southeast Asian-inspired traditions and flavors, and also showcases an excellent range of diverse Australian and international wines and beers. • 126 AC studios & apartments

• Boutique

• Restaurant, 2 bars, pool bar

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Concierge, 24-hr room service • 3 Outdoor pools, kids pool, 2 Jacuzzis • Vie Spa, fitness center • Bicycle rentals

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PULLMAN PORT DOUGLAS SEA TEMPLE RESORT & SPA Port Douglas, Queensland / 5 Stars Opening directly onto Port Douglas’ fabulous Four Mile Beach, this deluxe resort is a great base for exploring the Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest, and Mossman Gorge, as well as more local attractions such as the city’s lively markets, boutique shops, and restaurants. Situated around the lagoon pool and bathed in sunshine, the sleek, modern guest accommodations are havens of seclusion, with double spa tubs and furnished balconies or terraces. Head to the beachfront Vie Spa for the ultimate in luxury experiences, designed to leave you relaxed, rejuvenated, and restored in body and spirit with treatments like hot stone massage, aromatherapy bath soaks, and Vichy rain showers. The menu at ALUCO Restaurant and Bar leans on fresh, locally sourced seafood and produce, with an internationally inspired menu.

• 110 AC apartments & villas

• Vie Spa, fitness center

• Restaurant, bar

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Concierge, 24-hr room service • 2 Outdoor pools, kids pool • Mini bar, coffee & tea making facilities, in-room safe

qualia GREAT BARRIER REEF Hamilton Island, Queensland / 5 Stars Adults-Only / A unique Australian expression of luxury, this exceptional resort is nestled in the most pristine and secluded position on the island. It’s a truly special place where everything has been meticulously considered to relax the mind yet completely spoil the senses. Feel time unravel in exquisitely appointed pavilions that sit in perfect harmony with the rare, natural beauty of the Great Barrier Reef. The epitome of solitude, the spacious freestanding guest pavilions have been perfectly nestled into the natural environment to complement the unique surroundings. All pavilions open to sundecks or plunge pools with stunning postcard views either of the Whitsundays or the spectacular tropical bushland.

• 60 AC pavilions & beach house

• Complimentary non-motorized

• 2 Restaurants, 2 bars, library

water sports

• Concierge, room service

• Private boat cruises

• 2 Outdoor pools

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Spa qualia, fitness center • Culinary classes & tastings

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THALA BEACH NATURE RESERVE Port Douglas, Queensland / 5 Stars Gain a new perspective on the world from your secluded bungalow, set on stilts and nestled in a forest canopy at this refined and eco-friendly hotel perched high on a private peninsula surrounded by rainforest, with spectacular coastal views and a long sweep of private beach below. Guest accommodations are elegant and rustic, with hardwood floors and breezy, private furnished balconies with either bush or ocean views. Join guided nature and bird-watching walks, and take time for awesome stargazing from anywhere on the grounds. You can also arrange for a romantic picnic on the sands. The Telegraph of London says, “The best place for sundowners is the cocktail bar, overlooking the pool, rainforest, and coastline.”

• 83 AC bungalows

• Turtle spotting, art gallery

• Restaurant, 2 bars

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 24-Hr concierge • 2 Outdoor free-form pools • Rejuvenate Massage Studio, yoga • Water sports, walking trails

DAYDREAM ISLAND RESORT Daydream Island, Queensland / 4½ Stars Located in the Whitsundays on the Great Barrier Reef, this deluxe property is an island experience unlike any other, with one of Australia’s most unique attractions, the Living Reef coursing through the resort. Fringed by beaches and covered by a lush rainforest interior, it’s a haven for those looking to relax in scenic natural surroundings. Following an extensive multi-million-dollar refurbishment, the elegant accommodations are spacious, featuring patios or balconies with views across lush, tropical gardens or looking out to the impossibly blue waters of the Whitsundays. Guests have the option of interconnecting rooms for families and special access rooms. Go sailing, snorkeling, Jet-Skiing, and parasailing. When the sun goes down, catch a movie at the open-air cinema.

• 277 AC rooms & suites

• Wedding chapel

• 3 Restaurants, 3 bars

• Live music

• Outdoor pool, kids pool

• Kids club

• Fitness center

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Water sports, tennis courts • Outdoor cinema

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PACIFIC HOTEL CAIRNS Cairns, Queensland / 4½ Stars This deluxe hotel is an ideal base for sightseeing, shopping, dining, excursions, and visiting the Great Barrier Reef, thanks to its optimal location – downtown on the picturesque Cairns Esplanade overlooking Trinity Harbour, Marlin Marina, and Reef Fleet Terminal. It’s an easy walk to art galleries, night markets, the visitors center, casino, boardwalks, and parklands. Step into spacious guest accommodations with plush bedding, contemporary furnishings, and private balconies with magnificent views overlooking the ocean, city, or nearby rainforest mountains. Sit down and experience the “Thrill of the Grill” at the award-winning Bushfire Flame Grill, which specializes in Brazilian-style Australian barbecue, where skewers of meats are slow-roasted on a triple-decker open-flame churrasco grill and carved right at your table.

• 207 AC rooms

• Tea & coffee facilities

• Restaurant, bar

• On-site coin laundry

• Room service (limited hours),

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

24-hr reception • Outdoor solar-heated pool, sundeck • Duty-free shopping adjacent

THE REEF HOUSE - M GALLERY BY SOFITEL Palm Cove, Queensland / 5 Stars Embrace a colonial beach house ambiance and tranquility at this unparalleled tropical resort, set just across the Esplanade from Palm Cove’s sandy beach and nestled between the iconic Great Barrier Reef and the lush tropical rainforests of Tropical North Queensland. Hide away in impressive guest accommodations featuring beautiful South Pacific décor that open to private patios or balconies with sun lounges and ocean views. You’ll also receive complimentary Brigadiers Punch and canapés served in the Lounge daily at twilight, hosted by the General Manager, plus afternoon tropical sorbet poolside. Go all out for a relaxing stay with a visit to the spa, which incorporates the latest techniques and formulations, and is the only day spa in Queensland to offer Phytomer treatments and products.

• 67 AC rooms, villas & apartments

• Mini bar, coffee & tea making facilities,

• Restaurant, bar

in-room safe

• Concierge, room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 2 Outdoor pools, Jacuzzi • The Reef House Spa • Complimentary bicycles

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HEART HOTEL AND GALLERY WHITSUNDAYS

CORAL SEA RESORT

Airlie Beach, Queensland / 5 Stars

Airlie Beach, Queensland / 4½ Stars

This striking new luxury boutique resort, set in the heart of the

This beachfront Whitsundays resort is just a short stroll from enchanting

cosmopolitan seaside village of Airlie Beach, welcomes you into elegant

Airlie Beach village and Abel Point Marina. Deluxe suites, penthouses, and

rooms and suites opening to spacious verandas with beach or Coral

one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments are spacious and overlook the

Ocean views, plus exclusive amenities such as audio by Bose®, coffee by

gardens or ocean. At the Clipper Restaurant, sit down to luscious local

Nespresso, and bath accessories by L’Occitane and Appelles. Sit down to

seafood and unrestricted ocean views.

locally inspired cuisine at The Deck Restaurant Airlie Beach.

• 40 AC rooms & suites

• Mini bar, in-room safe

• 77 AC rooms, suites, apartments

• Private jetty, water sports

• Restaurant, bar

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

& penthouses

• Wedding chapel

• 24-Hr concierge, room service

• Restaurant, bar

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Fitness center

• Outdoor pool, kids wading pool

• Art gallery

• Fitness center

SILKY OAKS LODGE & HEALING WATERS SPA

MERIDIAN PORT DOUGLAS

Mossman, Queensland / 5 Stars

Port Douglas, Queensland / 4½ Stars

Adults Only / Hailed as “a top-class, well-run rainforest hideaway” by The

Adults Only (16+) / Step into newly upgraded studios and apartments

Telegraph of London, this unique luxury property stands on the banks of

at this contemporary boutique resort, ideal for adult singles and couples

the Mossman River at the edge of the primeval Daintree Forest. Retreat

seeking a peaceful, relaxing getaway. Guest accommodations have a

into individual treehouse rooms and suites cocooned in the surrounding

contemporary feel and tropical styling, and feature swim-up pool access

rainforest, built of hardwoods, and opening to private verandas with river

rooms or your own private Jacuzzi. You’re within walking distance of

and rainforest views. Healing Waters Spa’s treatments have evolved from

Four Mile Beach.

nature to nurture the mind, body, and spirit. • 40 AC treehouses

• Outdoor pool

• 33 AC studio & 1-bedroom apartments

• Golf & water sports nearby

• Restaurant, bar

• Water sports, tennis, mountain bikes

with kitchens or kitchenettes

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Room service

• BBQ area

• Healing Waters Spa, fitness center,

• Outdoor heated lagoon-style pool,

yoga

sundeck, 8 Jacuzzis

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GRAND HYATT MELBOURNE Melbourne, Victoria / 5 Stars This iconic Melbourne property sets an unprecedented benchmark in luxury hotels, located on prestigious Collins Street and surrounded by the city’s world-class business, shopping, dining, and theatre scene. Forbes Travel Guide calls it “an Australian icon for 30 years.” Step into spacious guest rooms featuring Italian marble baths, Egyptian linens, June Jacobs amenities, and floor-to-ceiling windows with spectacular views of either the Yarra River or the Melbourne skyline. Tucked away in a city laneway, Ru-Co brings an inimitable flair to the bar scene serving up a unique cocktail culture with an extensive list of signature cocktails, craft beers, and single-malt whiskeys, plus an amazing wine list drawn from the hotel’s 2,700-bottle cellar.

• 550 AC rooms

• 24-Hr City Club Health & Fitness Centre,

• Restaurant, 3 bars

massage services

• 24-Hr concierge & room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• City Club Health & Fitness Center • Indoor heated pool • Tennis court, golf nets

SKYCITY DARWIN Darwin, Northern Territory / 5 Stars Nestled in tropical gardens alongside Mindil Beach and the Arafura Sea, this deluxe resort is the ultimate entertainment destination in the Northern Territory. Boasting over 700 electronic gaming machines, more than 30 exciting table games, 4 restaurants, 5 bars, Darwin’s only five star beachfront resort with 152 luxury rooms, VIP Super Villas with Gaming Suites, a Day Spa and a myriad of unique function, conference spaces. Built around a lush tropical lagoon with a swim- up bar and private white sand beach, the Deluxe Hotel Rooms and Lagoon Resort Rooms are stylish retreats with the latest entertainment amenities and private balconies with sweeping picturesque views of the lagoon and the resort; rooms on the ground floor have pool access. Experience nonstop gaming excitement at the casino, which features 600 gaming machines to choose from, plus table games like baccarat, blackjack, poker, and roulette. • 32 AC rooms & suites

• Jogging track, bicycle rentals

• 4 Restaurants, 3 bars, swim-up bar

• 24-Hr casino

• 24-Hr concierge & room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Outdoor infinity & lagoon pools • Lagoon Day Spa, 24-hr fitness center, sauna

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HILTON DARWIN

DOUBLETREE BY HILTON HOTEL DARWIN

Darwin, Northern Territory / 5 Stars

Darwin, Northern Territory / 4½ Stars

Located in the heart of the city, this luxury hotel stands across from

Set in downtown Darwin overlooking the Esplanade, this deluxe

Darwin’s Parliament House and close to major attractions, galleries,

hotel is close to the city’s major attractions and dining, shopping, and

shopping, dining, and the city’s vibrant nightlife. Step into contemporary-

entertainment options, as well as a great base for exploring the region.

style guest rooms and suites with the latest tech amenities and city or

Spacious contemporary guest rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows

harbor views. Sit down to a modern Australian menu with an emphasis

and Juliette balconies with harbor or city views. Sit down at Poolside

on fresh regional seafood at Mitchell’s Grill.

Restaurant for an exciting menu featuring modern Australian cuisine with a twist of the Territory.

• 234 AC rooms & suites

• Mini bar, in-room safe

• 184 AC rooms & suites

• Business center

• Restaurant, bar

• Business center

• Restaurant, bar

• Golf nearby

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Outdoor rooftop pool

• Outdoor pool, kids pool, sundeck

• Fitness center, salon

• Mini bar, in-room safe

DOUBLETREE BY HILTON ALICE SPRINGS

THE PLAYFORD ADELAIDE, MGALLERY BY SOFITEL

Alice Springs, Northern Territory / 4½ Stars

Adelaide, South Australia / 5 Stars

This luxury resort hotel is an ideal base for exploring the area’s many

Australia’s first genuine “art hotel,” this upscale boutique property with

natural attractions. Retreat to guest rooms and suites that open to private

Art Nouveau style stands on one of Adelaide’s most beautiful tree-lined

balconies with views of the MacDonnell Mountain Ranges. Drive the

boulevards, close to Adelaide Oval stadium as well as other city attractions,

fairways at the Alice Springs Golf Course next door, designed by Aussie

shopping, and dining. Guest accommodations feature traditional design,

golf legend Peter Thomson.

marble baths, and city views. At Playford Restaurant, enjoy modern Australian cuisine using the best of South Australian ingredients.

• 235 AC rooms & suites

• Tennis

• 182 AC rooms & suites

• Business center

• Restaurant, bar

• 18-Hole championship golf course adjacent

• Restaurant, 2 bars

• Mini bar, in-room safe

• 24-Hr concierge & room service

• 24-Hr concierge & room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Outdoor heated pool

• Indoor heated pool

• 24-Hr fitness center

• 24-Hr fitness center, sauna, whirlpool

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SEA DRAGON LODGE

RAWNSLEY PARK STATION ECO VILLAS

Kangaroo Island, South Australia / 5 Stars

Wilpena Pound, South Australia / 4½ Stars

All-Inclusive -- Adults Only / A unique Australian wilderness experience,

Overlooking the south side of Wilpena Pound, this eco-resort provides

this exceptional retreat offers some of the best that Kangaroo Island has

the perfect base for exploring South Australia’s beautiful Flinders Ranges.

to offer in one unique package, including a pristine private beach that

Environmentally friendly villas have wide verandas with retractable

is safe for swimming, spectacular ocean views from every villa, and

ceilings. Dine on Modern Australian cuisine and local wines. Go hiking

wildlife literally at the doorstep. Step into individual villas with elegant

in the mountains, join a 4x4 tour, and ride a mountain bike along a

contemporary furnishings, private decks, and stunning ocean views, all

wilderness trail.

amid a bush-land setting • 7 AC villas

• 4WD island tours

• 8 AC 1- & 2-bedroom eco villas

• Shopping

• Prepared meals

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Restaurant, bar, general store

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Concierge, room service

• Outdoor pool

• Private beach

• Mountain bikes

• Walking trails

• Flights & day tours

CROWN TOWERS PERTH Perth, Western Australia / 5 Stars This gleaming modern steel-and-glass high-rise is located just outside the city center on the banks of the Swan River. Designed to create the feeling of unimagined luxury and spaciousness, this hotel’s guest rooms are styled in peaceful neutral tones and offer the latest touchscreen technology, marble baths with deep-soaking tubs, and floor-to-ceiling windows with glorious views. Featuring expansive lagoon pools that stretch out over the Perth landscape, private cabanas, poolside dining, and attentive wait staff, the leisure facilities set a new benchmark for resort living. Retreat to the spa for sumptuous La Prairie treatments; the men and women’s Aqua Retreat areas include an aroma steam room, Roman hot tub, and private relaxation areas.

• 500 AC rooms & suites

• Live entertainment, theatre

• 6 Restaurants, 3 bars, snack bar

• Shopping

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Outdoor multi-tiered pool area • Crown Spa, fitness center, sauna, steam room

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COMO THE TREASURY

HAPUKU LODGE & TREE HOUSES

Perth, Western Australia / 5 Stars

Kaikoura, South Island / 5 Stars

A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, this sterling boutique

All-Inclusive / A contemporary country getaway surrounded by

resort occupies a trio of transformed Victorian-era government

spectacular mountains and ocean, this unique eco resort comprises four

buildings. Sleek guest rooms feature designer style and garden, courtyard,

luxury lodge suites, the Olive House suite, and five luxury Tree Houses built

or city views. After a day of sightseeing and recreation, head to COMO

in the canopy of a native manuka grove. These singular accommodations

Shambhala Urban Escape and indulge in Asian-inspired massages to

showcase custom hand-crafted furniture, European-style baths, and

rejuvenate mind, body, and spirit. Dine in style at Wildflowers, which

unparalleled views of mountains, the sea, and the hotel’s own deer park;

serves a farmer- and forager-driven menu.

tree houses also have free-standing fireplaces and whirlpool baths.

• 48 AC rooms & suites

• Indoor heated pool

• 12 AC suites & tree houses

• Spa, sauna

• 2 Restaurants, coffee shop, bar

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Restaurant, bar

• Mountain bikes, surfing

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Concierge

• Cooking school

• COMO Shambhala Urban Escape spa,

• Outdoor heated pool & lap pool,

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

fitness center

whirlpool, pool house

SUDIMA CHRISTCHURCH CITY Christchurch, South Island / 4½ Stars A perfect base to begin your exploration of the South Island’s natural attractions and adventure opportunities, this modern new high-end apartment-style hotel represents ultimate convenience and comfort in Christchurch Central Business District, putting you just minutes from beautiful Hagley Park, Christchurch Botanic Gardens, Hagley Oval cricket ground, the Cathedral, the casino, and many more of Christchurch’s numerous attractions. Retreat to guest accommodations featuring kitchenettes and city views; suites also showcase laundry facilities as well as separate dining and lounge areas.

• 86 AC rooms & suites • Restaurant, bar • 24-Hr concierge & room service • Spa • Complimentary Wi-Fi

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SKYCITY GRAND HOTEL

THE REES HOTEL QUEENSTOWN

Auckland, North Island / 5 Stars

Queenstown, South Island / 5 Stars

This modern hotel is located in the bustling Sky City entertainment

On the scenic Lake Wakatipu waterfront, a short drive from the town

complex, next to Auckland’s iconic Sky Tower. Contemporary style

center, this stunning hotel boasts chic oversize guest rooms and luxurious

courses through the guest rooms, which have modern amenities and

apartments with bespoke timber furniture and private balconies

harbor or city views. The chic “Bellota by Peter Gordon” is an authentic

showcasing idyllic alpine vistas. The Bordeaux Lounge Bar has been

tapas bar with a menu designed by the star chef, and the casino roars with

honored with the prestigious Wine Spectator “Award of Excellence.” You’re

over 1,700 gaming machines and 130 table games.

at the epicenter of “The Adventure Capital of the World.”

• 312 AC suites

• East Day Spa, fitness center, Jacuzzi,

• 150 Rooms & apartments, 5 lakefront

• Water sports, private jetty, mountain

• 17 Restaurants, 4 bars

sauna

residences

biking

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Restaurant, bar, wine cellar

• Ski school & equipment rental

• Indoor heated lap pool

• 24-Hr concierge & room service

• Complimentary shuttle to town

• 24-Hr casino

• Fitness center, massage services

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

MILLBROOK RESORT

PLATINUM QUEENSTOWN LUXURY VILLAS

Queenstown, South Island / 5 Stars

Queenstown, South Island / 4½ Stars

This luxury village-style resort is a prime destination for golfers, thanks to

Set amid stunning alpine scenery and close to Queenstown’s many

the 27-hole courses created by New Zealand golf legend Sir Bob Charles,

attractions, this luxury resort welcomes guests into individual apartments

host to the New Zealand Open. Retreat to huge guest rooms with walk-in

offering the ultimate in space, style, and amenities. Accommodations

dressing rooms, underfloor heating, and private patios or balconies

feature stone fireplaces, baths with underfloor heating and deep-soaking

overlooking the fairways. After a day of fun, head to the spa for deep tissue

tubs, full designer kitchens, and private furnished patios with views of

massage, aroma stone therapy, and other signature treatments.

Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables Mountain Range.

• 155 rooms & suites

• 27 Holes of golf, 2 tennis courts

• 35 AC 3-bedroom villas

• Golf nearby

• 4 On-site restaurants, outdoor whisky

• Bicycle rentals available

• BBQ facilities, grocery delivery

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

& wine bar

• Complimentary shuttle service

& chef available

• Indoor pool, hot pools & sauna

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Concierge

• Health & fitness center & daily classes

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• 2 Tennis courts


ASIA There is no shortage of fantastic places to visit across Asia. From bustling skyscraper cities to ancient ruins, stunning mountains to idyllic beaches, it’s an epic landscape. There are abundant travel options here, all offering a memorable vacation for single travelers, couples, and entire families.

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PHI PHI ISLAND VILLAGE BEACH RESORT Phi Phi Island, Thailand / My Time / 4½ Stars This deluxe resort puts the emphasis on privacy in 70 tranquil acres of coconut palms and fragrant gardens overlooking a beach at Loh Ba Gao Bay on Koh Phi Phi Don, within the Nopparattra National Park on the Andaman Sea. Hide away in spacious bungalows and villas with hardwood flooring, thatched roofs, and furnished balconies. Join a Thai cooking class while junior guests take part in endless activities such as arts & crafts and swimming lessons. Go snorkeling in stunning coral formations, and learn to scuba dive with help from the PADI dive pros. Wana Spa is a haven of multi-sensory indulgences to purify your body, calm your mind, and re-energize your spirit. The aromatic fragrance of Thai herbs entices you into a blissful state of relaxation, and the healing touch of experienced therapists rejuvenates the body from the inside out. Inquire about special My Time amenities exclusive to this hotel. • 201 AC bungalows & villas

• Water sports, PADI 5-Star Gold Palm

• 4 Restaurants, 3 bars, swim-up bar

dive center

• Room service

• Marine Discovery Centre

• 2 Outdoor pools, kids pool

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Wana Spa, fitness center • Tennis courts

BANYAN TREE BANGKOK Bangkok, Thailand / 5 Stars A resort-style hotel in Bangkok’s central business and embassy district, this soaring, all-suite high-rise blends Thai and Art Deco design inside and out. A Forbes Travel Guide recommendation, and a TripAdvisor “Certificate of Excellence” winner, this one-of-a-kind gem combines luxurious accommodations, world-class dining, and unparalleled hospitality and service, all within a vibrant city sprawling with exotic foods, panoramic views, and shopping that can only be found in Bangkok. After a day of sightseeing, head to the spa for massage and other holistic treatments. At the end of the day, retreat to elegant contemporary guest rooms and suites with the latest tech amenities and sweeping city views. One of the most unusual dining venues in the world, Apsara is set on a converted vintage rice barge that cruises along the Chao Phraya River while serving up Thai cuisine freshly prepared onboard.

• 327 AC rooms & suites

• Banyan Tree Spa, fitness center, steam

• 7 Restaurants, 3 bars including award-

room, sauna, yoga, aerobics, Pilates

winning rooftop Vertigo & Moon Bar

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Concierge, 24-hr room service • Outdoor pool • Cooking classes

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BANYAN TREE PHUKET Phuket, Thailand / 5 Stars A member of The Leading Hotels of the World, this extraordinary resort is a sanctuary for the senses, opening directly onto sandy Bangtao Beach along the Andaman Sea. Set amid landscaped gardens and lagoons, the sumptuous villas – called “perfect” by Condé Nast Traveler – feature Thai décor, shady wooden decks with outdoor plunge pools, baths with outdoor showers and open-air sunken tubs, and garden or lagoon views. Winner of Wine Spectator’s prestigious “Award of Excellence,” Watercourt offers a sumptuous dining experience with Asian and Western dishes. Drive the fairways at Laguna Golf Phuket’s award-winning 18-hole championship course, redesigned by architect Paul Jansen, and upgrade your game with the PGA instructors from Laguna Golf Academy. At Banyan Tree Spa, restore your body’s natural energy balance with an exotic blend of ancient health and beauty practices passed down from generations. • 175 AC villas

• Banyan Tree Spa, sauna, steam room,

• 6 Restaurants, 2 bars, poolside bar,

yoga

dinner cruise, afternoon tea

• Kids club, library, cooking classes

• 24-Hr concierge & room service • 2 Outdoor pools • 18-Hole golf course, water sports, tennis

INTERCONTINENTAL SAMUI BAAN TALING NGAM RESORT Koh Samui, Thailand / 5 Stars Scaling along the cliffs amid 22 secluded acres of lush tropical gardens, this modern boutique luxury resort rises majestically over beautiful azure seas and the white-sand beaches of Taling Ngam Bay, offering inspiring views over the Gulf of Thailand and the Five Islands beyond. Condé Nast Johansens calls the resort “A luxury escape to remember on Koh Samui. The view… has you pinching yourself in disbelief.” Guest accommodations feature lavish baths, sitting areas, private bars, wine refrigerators, state-of-the-art entertainment amenities, and spacious furnished balconies with spectacular sunset views over the Gulf of Thailand. Paddle a kayak, sail a Hobie Cat®, snorkel in spectacular coral reefs, wheel away on a mountain bike, dip into two infinity pools (and five others around the resort), and unwind with yoga. Head to the spa – perched at the very highest point of the resort – for signature body massages and other therapeutic treatments. • 79 AC rooms, suites & villas

• Baan Thai Spa by Harnn, fitness center,

• Club InterContinental

aerobics, yoga, Pilates, Tai Chi, Thai

• 2 Restaurants, 2 bars, lounge

boxing

• Concierge, room service

• Water sports, PADI dive center, tennis,

• 7 Outdoor pools, kids pool,

mountain biking

private beach

• Planet Trekkers Kids Club

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PULLMAN PHUKET PANWA BEACH Phuket, Thailand / 5 Stars All-Inclusive / Set on a private beach along sparkling, secluded Makham Bay, this luxury resort is a relaxed oasis. Retreat to sleek, posh guest rooms with contemporary furnishings, polished timber floors, local artwork, the latest entertainment amenities, and spacious furnished balconies with pool, garden or sea views; villas have private infinity pools. Tamarind Restaurant specializes in Thai cuisine, utilizing local produce from farmers and fishermen, and overlooks the Andaman Sea with a choice of indoor and outdoor seating. Vinoteca by Pullman offers a choice of 75 premium wines from around the world, served by the glass or the bottle. Spend lazy days at a beach with forever views, and rejuvenate with Swedish and hot stone massage or traditional Thai treatments at Talay Spa. You’re just a few minutes from Phuket Town’s roaring nightlife.

• 211 AC rooms & villas

• Water sports

• 2 Restaurants, 2 bars

• Kids club

• 24-Hr concierge & room service

• Wedding packages

• 3 Outdoor free-form pools, kids pool,

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

private beach • Talay Spa, fitness center, sauna

THE SHORE AT KATATHANI Phuket, Thailand /5 Stars Adults-Only / An unparalleled fusion of indoor and outdoor living, this outstanding luxury resort occupies a spectacular location on the far end of Kata Noi Beach, on a hillside overlooking a sparkling emerald Andaman Sea. Experience ultimate seclusion and boundless space in individual villas with a sophisticated interior design, private sundecks and infinity pools, sunken lounges, hardwood flooring, separate dressing rooms, rainfall showers and deep-soaking tubs, the latest tech amenities, and resort or ocean views. Check in to Serenity Spa for luscious Aromatherapy and Thai massages and body treatments in elegantly appointed private rooms incorporating herbal steam and outdoor plunge baths.

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• 48 AC villas

• Tennis

• Restaurant, bar, wine cellar

• Library, game room, Thai cooking class

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Golf & water sports nearby

• Outdoor infinity pool

• Access to activities at Katathani Phuket

• Serenity Spa, fitness center, sauna,

Beach Resort

yoga

• Complimentary Wi-Fi


THAILAND PHI PHI ISLAND Escape to Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort, a dream-like tropical resort situated on a private half-mile stretch of pristine white sand beach lapped by the turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea. The resort is set on 70 acres of coconut palm plantations, in the privacy of Loh Ba Gao Bay on Phi Phi Island. Accommodations comprise 189 traditional Thai-style bungalows and 12 exclusive private Hillside Pool Villas.

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THE SLATE, A PHUKET PEARL RESORT Phuket, Thailand / 5 Stars Nestled on lush Nai Yang Beach on Phuket’s north coast, this one-of-akind resort marries industrial chic with raw beauty and traditional Thai design, inspired by Phuket’s bygone tin mining past. Relax without a care in the world, or dive into water sports, explore the fascinating natural wonders nearby, and unwind at the spa. Filled with rough timber and sleek polished metal with “steampunk” details, the guest suites and villas all feature a living area, dramatic lighting, private balcony or terrace, and soothing views. A dreamy hidden healing experience, Coqoon Spa specializes in deeply rejuvenating rituals with rich, luscious ingredients in a sumptuous setting featuring eight luxurious treatment suites and a Tree Nest tucked within tropical gardens.

• 211 AC suites & villas

• Water sports, PADI dive center, tennis

• 4 Restaurants, 4 bars

• Tin Box kids club

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 3 Outdoor pools, kids pool, sundeck • Coqoon Spa, fitness center, yoga, Pilates

TWINPALMS PHUKET Phuket, Thailand / 5 Stars Find a secluded paradise at this exclusive resort opening onto Surin Beach, a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. A complimentary shuttle also takes you to nearby Bag Tao and Kamala beaches. Hide away in deluxe guest rooms with large private balconies and the latest entertainment amenities. The hip Oriental Spoon Grill & Bar specializes in Thai and WesternAsian fusion cuisine and features an open-plan martini bar. Overlooking the water garden, the Wine Room, winner of Wine Spectator’s “Award of Excellence,” offers over 100 labels and 3,000 bottles to choose from. Sun Spa Esthederm, created by legendary French high-tech cosmetic brand Institut Esthederm Paris, takes an individually tailored approach to massage therapy that addresses your unique condition and needs.

• 97 AC rooms, suites & residences

• Limousine service

• 4 Restaurants, 5 bars

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Concierge, 24-hr room service • 2 Outdoor pools, kids pool, beach club • Sun Spa Estherderm, fitness center • Boutique, media library

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THAILAND BANGKOK Spotlighting award-winning restaurants and dedicated to personalized and engaged service, this five-star all-suite hotel is located in Bangkok’s second tallest tower. Spacious suites on the 51st-59th floors offer breathtaking balcony views over the city and the Chao Phraya River, and include access to the Tower Club lounge’s unlimited privileges, from complimentary continental breakfast, light lunch buffet, and afternoon high-tea, to complimentary canapés, and alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks.

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THE VIJITT RESORT PHUKET Phuket, Thailand / 5 Stars Escape to a heavenly corner of Earth at this deluxe resort on Chalong Bay, where the pace of life is slow and the scenery is simply breathtaking. Situated on a tranquil beach away from the bustling tourist crowds, this rejuvenating retreat exudes Thai charm. Private villa accommodations feature Southern Thai-style interiors featuring soothing earth tones and wall-to-wall windows exposing glorious tropical views, plus outdoor rain showers, large balconies or terraces, private decks with sun loungers, and stunning sea views. The serene V Spa is a haven of tranquility, pampering you in executive treatment rooms and outdoor pavilions with quaint grass roofs set in lush jungle vegetation. Enjoy a soothing soak in the Jacuzzi and deep cleanse in the steam room, and indulge in a handpicked treatment that will leave you with a renewed feeling of peace and wellbeing.

• 92 AC villas

• The Rotunda kids club

• 2 Restaurants, bar, wine cellar

• Activities programs

• Room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Outdoor pool, kids pool • The V Spa, fitness center • Water sports

X2 CHIANG MAI RIVERSIDE RESORT Chiang Mai, Thailand / 5 Stars Set on the tranquil banks of the Ping River just minutes from Chiang Mai city center, this exclusive luxury boutique resort blends modern elements with Northern Thailand’s traditional Lanna aesthetic. Retreat to elegant, colorful guest suites featuring hardwood floors, stateof-the-art tech and entertainment amenities, outdoor sunbeds, and private balconies with mountain or river views. Listed on the Thailand Tatler “Best Restaurants” awards, the stunning, glass-walled Oxygen Dining Room is the first restaurant in Chiang Mai to boast consultation from a Michelin-starred chef. Known for his L’Auberge de la Charme in Dijon, France, Nicolas Isnard’s creative interpretations of Thai and international dishes lean heavily on fresh local, seasonal ingredients, and are expertly prepared and exquisitely plated by the restaurant’s Executive Chef Alexandre Demard, winner of TV’s “Iron Chef Thailand” competition. • 30 AC suites • 2 Restaurants, 2 bars, afternoon high tea • 24-Hr concierge • Outdoor saltwater infinity pool, kids pool • X2 Spa, fitness center • Kayaking, bicycling

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KATATHANI PHUKET BEACH RESORT Phuket, Thailand / 4½ Stars Set on the white sands of Phuket’s Kata Noi Beach, this luxurious, familyfriendly resort occupies the most idyllic setting on the island, embraced by lush green hills and a sparkling blue sea. Contemporary Thai design courses through the spacious guest rooms and suites, all with the latest tech and entertainment amenities and private balconies or terraces facing onto the ocean, pools, or tropical gardens. Sit down to popular Thai dishes at Chanadda Royal Thai Cuisine, Chom Talay, and Seacret, and savor the freshest grilled seafood right in front of the beach at Fisherman’s Wharf. After a day of play, head to Tew Son Spa for aromatherapy and Ayurvedic therapies in one of the 11 treatment rooms.

• 518 AC rooms & suites

• Kids club, game room

• 6 Restaurants, 6 bars

• Golf nearby

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 6 Outdoor pools, 4 kids pools • Tew Son Spa, fitness center, yoga • Water sports, tennis

ROCKY’S BOUTIQUE RESORT Koh Samui, Thailand / 4½ Stars Acclaimed for its warm personal service, exquisite attention to detail, and fine dining, this secluded, intimate resort is set on a private beach in an idyllic cove south of Lamai Beach. Rooms are designed with elegance in Thai style, featuring all the modern comforts and opening to private balconies or patios with pool or garden views. Activities include Thai cooking lessons and private boat trips for fishing and snorkeling. Float away in the meandering lagoon-style swimming pool, and soak up the sound of the waves while indulging in Thai massage and reflexology at the beachfront spa. Situated directly on the beachfront with stunning views of the Gulf of Thailand, the Dining Room specializes in classical French cuisine with a modern twist, while The Bistro serves contemporary Mediterranean and Thai fare presented with a graceful touch.

• 50 AC suites & Pool Villas

• Water sports

• 2 Restaurants, 2 bars

• Game room, kids club

• Concierge, room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 2 Outdoor free-form pools, kids pool, sundeck • Massage Sala spa

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THE VILLAGE COCONUT ISLAND Phuket, Thailand / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive / Set amid the beauty of lush tropical gardens on a private beachfront along Phang Nga Bay, this laid-back luxury resort on the tiny island of Koh Maphrao is built for indulgence and seclusion. Tropical Jacuzzi Suites feature elegant master bedrooms and lounge areas, spacious baths with freestanding tubs and rain showers, and private terraces with outdoor Jacuzzis. Pool Villas boast contemporary design, expansive master bedrooms, and kitchenettes, and open to private terraces with swimming pools. The height of elegance and privacy, the Grand Beach Front Villas range from two to five bedrooms and combine the best of modern Thai design with deluxe Western furnishings; each is set in its own private tropical garden with direct access to the beach, and showcases a large infinity swimming pool and sunbathing terrace. Dive into water sports, and explore the island on a mountain bike.

• 236 AC suites & villas

• Water sports, tennis, mountain bikes

• 3 Restaurants, 3 bars

• 24-Hr water taxi service

• Concierge, room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 3 Outdoor pools, 3 kids pools • Kahtor Spa, fitness center, yoga • Kids club

COMO POINT YAMU, PHUKET

CREST RESORT & POOL VILLAS

Phuket, Thailand / 5 Stars

Phuket, Thailand / 5 Stars

Located at the tip of Cape Yamu, this sterling resort overlooks the

Perched on a gentle hillside overlooking Tri Trang Beach and the glittering

Andaman Sea and the dramatic limestones of Phang Nga Bay, a UNESCO

Andaman Sea, this luxury hideaway is ideal for romantic retreats and

World Heritage Site. With interiors by Italian designer Paola Navone,

family fun. Sleek, modern guest rooms feature the latest tech amenities

guest accommodations feature private verandas and floor-to-ceiling

and private balconies with daybeds. At the end of the day, head to DIVA

windows framing spectacular views across Phang Nga Bay or inland

Sky on the rooftop, where you can enjoy one of the best views of Phuket

across the Cape. Active guests enjoy kayaking, snorkeling, and stand-up

Island while indulging in a tantalizing choice of seafood and meat BBQ

paddle boarding.

creations, plus live entertainment.

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• 106 AC rooms, suites & villas

• Outdoor infinity pool

• 144 AC rooms & villas

• Outdoor pool, kids pool

• 2 Restaurants, bar

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 2 Restaurants, 2 bars

• Water sports

• Concierge, room service

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Kids club

• COMO Shambala Urban Escape, fitness

• PRIMA & Holistic Wellness Village

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

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LAYANA RESORT & SPA

THE PAVILIONS PHUKET

Koh Lanta, Thailand / 5 Stars

Phuket, Thailand / 5 Stars

Adults-Only / Experience the art of relaxation in peace at this elegant

This slice of paradise sits just minutes from Layan Beach atop a lush

resort, a delicate combination of unique Thai culture and modern luxury.

tropical hillside. Relax in a private haven designed with modern amenities

Guest rooms have contemporary Thai style and large balconies. Go

and warm hospitality, and choose from spacious one-bedroom suites

kayaking, snorkeling, and sailing, and unwind in the saltwater infinity

with two full baths to special getaways in a private pool villa. Splash away

pool. Repair to Sundowners Bar for evening cocktails and memorable

at Firefly Restaurant & Pool, look forward to pampering treatments in

sunsets.

The Spa, savor innovative award-winning cuisine at The Plantation Club, and don’t miss sunset cocktails at the local’s favorite 360° Bar.

• 57 AC rooms & suites

• Linger Longer Spa, fitness center, yoga

• 93 AC suites & pool villas

• Complimentary shuttle to beach

• Restaurant, 2 bars

• Water sports, nature reserve

• 3 Restaurants, 2 bars

& beach club access

• Concierge, room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Concierge, room service, private dining

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Outdoor saltwater infinity pool,

• 2 Outdoor pools

wellness pool, Jacuzzi

• Spa, fitness center, private yoga

THE NAI HARN PHUKET

PIMALAI RESORT & SPA

Phuket, Thailand / 5 Stars

Koh Lanta, Thailand / 5 Stars

A member of The Leading Hotels of the World, cited on Condé Nast

Set amid 100 acres of tropical vegetation, and opening onto a long stretch

Johansens’ “Best Hotels in Thailand,” this striking modernist resort on

of pristine beach, this secluded gem is your ticket to island bliss. Gear up

the Andaman Sea overlooks a pristine beach and bay, and welcomes you

for adventure at one of the planet’s great dive spots. Unwind in serene

into romantic private sanctuaries with minimalist design, cutting-edge

accommodations. The resort was built to specifically complement the

tech amenities, and spacious furnished terraces overlooking the sea. The

original environment, making the experience here a balance of ideal

award-winning spa offers bespoke programs with natural ingredients that

comfort and natural serenity. Savor the taste of exquisite Thai, and dig

focus on creating specific results for guests.

into perfect European classic dishes and extraordinary seafood.

• 130 AC rooms & suites

• The Spa at The Nai Harn, fitness center

• 121 AC rooms, suites & villas

• Tennis

• 3 Restaurants, 3 bars

• Water sports, bicycle rentals

• 4 Restaurants, 4 bars

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Concierge, room service, beachside

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Room service

butler service

• 2 Outdoor pools

• Outdoor pool, sundeck

• Pimalai Spa, fitness center

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THAILAND PHUKET Overlooking tranquil Nai Harn bay, Phuket’s first luxury resort and only member of The Leading Hotels of the World offers the last word in beachfront luxury on Thai-land’s famous Andaman Isle. Settle into your own private sanctuary by the sea, complete with cutting-edge technology and designer amenities, and opening onto private terraces overlooking the ocean. Each luxurious guest room and suite features panoramic views of the azure bay, making it one of Phuket’s most relaxing beach resorts.

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PULLMAN PHUKET ARCADIA NAITHON BEACH RESORT

VANA BELLE, A LUXURY COLLECTIONS RESORT, KOH SAMUI

Phuket, Thailand / 5 Stars

Koh Samui, Thailand / 5 Stars

Check in and chill out at this tranquil and sophisticated resort on

A verdant natural oasis just steps from pristine white-sand Chaweng Beach,

a headland overlooking the crystal waters of the Andaman Sea.

this contemporary Thai-style resort overlooks the glittering cerulean waters

Contemporary guest rooms have spacious baths with rainshowers, and

of the Gulf of Thailand. Retreat to guest suites and villas featuring island-

open to breezy private balconies. After a day of fun, including snorkeling

inspired décor, walk-in-closets, floor-to-ceiling windows, the latest tech

off Naithon Beach, head to Dhatri Spa for aromatherapy and traditional

amenities, and private patios or balconies with plunge pools and ocean views.

Thai massage.

Vana Spa offers a rare wellness experience that includes effective, nourishing beauty and body treatments performed by experienced therapists.

• 277 AC rooms & villas

• Dhatri Spa, 24-hr fitness center, yoga,

• 80 AC suites & villas

• Mini bar, in-room safe

• 2 Restaurants, deli, 2 bars

Tai Chi

• 2 Restaurants, bar, afternoon tea

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Kids club

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• 2 Outdoor pools, kids pool

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Outdoor beachfront infinity pool

• Water sports

• Vana Spa, fitness center, sauna

TOWER CLUB AT LEBUA

CROWN LANTA RESORT & SPA

Bangkok, Thailand / 5 Stars

Koh Lanta, Thailand / 4½ Stars

Spotlighting award-winning restaurants and dedicated to personalized

This contemporary Thai-style resort is poised majestically in a park-like

and engaged service, this all-suite hotel is located in Bangkok’s second

setting on a private peninsula bordered by two gorgeous beaches. Retreat

tallest tower. Spacious suites on the 51st-59th floors offer breathtaking

to accommodations with contemporary Thai style, hardwood flooring,

balcony views over the city and the Chao Phraya River, and include access

rainfall showers, the latest tech amenities, and private furnished balconies

to the Tower Club lounge’s unlimited privileges, from complimentary

and ocean views. Dip into Koh Lanta’s biggest free-form pool, and head

ontinental breakfast, light lunch buffet, and afternoon high tea, to

to the spa for massages, body scrubs, facials, manicures, pedicures, milk

complimentary canapés, and alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks.

baths, and saunas.

• 221 AC suites

• 2 Outdoor pools, kids pool

• 83 AC rooms & residences

• Infinity Spa, fitness center, sauna,

• Tower Club Lounge

• Lebua Spa, fitness center, sauna, yoga

• 2 Restaurants, 2 bars, pool bar

steam room

• 4 Restaurants, 5 bars, poolside café

• Water sports

• 24-Hr room service

• Cooking classes

• Concierge & limousine service,

• Live entertainment

• 2 Outdoor pools, 2 Jacuzzis

• Kids activities

24-hr room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Water sports

• Live music

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PULLMAN BANGKOK HOTEL G

SILAVADEE POOL SPA RESORT

Bangkok, Thailand / 4½ Stars

Koh Samui, Thailand / 4½ Stars

A modern lifestyle hotel offering cutting-edge design, this deluxe

All-Inclusive – Adults-Only / One of the most exclusive luxury resorts

property stands in Bangkok’s Silom business and entertainment district.

on Koh Samui, this unparalleled hideaway has its own unique style with

Plush, modern guest accommodations spotlight dramatic views across

a “back to nature” concept, set on Laem Nan Beach, which boasts a

Bangkok through floor-to-ceiling windows. Michelin Guide says the top-

stunning rock beach that’s truly dazzling. With a spa featuring extensive

floor Scarlett Wine Bar & Restaurant “offers a fashionable and lively spot

and exquisite amenities, private infinity-edge pool, and aqua massage

to enjoy a cocktail and dine while the lights of Bangkok twinkle below.”

therapy, this jewel is where luxury and solitude perfectly intermingle.

• 469 AC rooms & suites

• Outdoor pool, kids pool

• 36 AC deluxe rooms & 44 AC private

• Silavadee Wellness Spa, fitness center,

• 4 Restaurants, 3 bars

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

pool villas

sauna, steam room

• 24-Hr concierge & room service

• 2 Restaurants, 3 bars

• Non-motorized water sports

• Anne Semonin Spa, Energy Fitness

• 24-Hr room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

Centre

• 2 Outdoor pools, private beach

FURAMA RESORT DANANG Danang, Vietnam / 5 Stars Designed by award-winning architects in a French Colonial style blended with traditional Vietnamese, this elegant resort opens onto iconic Danang Beach, gateway to the World Heritage Sites of Hoi An, My Son, and Hue. Guest rooms showcase traditional Vietnamese style with a touch of French colonial architecture, and feature polished timber flooring, walk-in closets, spacious marble baths, and private balconies or terraces with sea views. The signature restaurant, Café Indochine, is an Asian-style brassiere with French Colonial décor, serving an exotic menu of Vietnamese, Chinese, Malay, Thai, Indian, and Indonesian favorites prepared in the open show kitchens or over the barbecue. Gear up at the Water Sport House for windsurfing, ocean kayaking, body boarding, waterskiing, Jet-Skiing, wake boarding, banana boat rides, parasailing, surfing, and kite surfing. Dip into the enormous lagoon pool, and learn to scuba dive with the PADI pros. • 198 AC rooms with private balconies

• Spa, fitness center

• 4 Restaurants, 3 bars & lounges

• Kids club

• Concierge, 24-hr room service • 2 Outdoor pools, 2 kids pools • Danang Golf Club, Montgomerie Links Golf Club, Bana Gold Club

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FURAMA VILLAS DANANG Danang, Vietnam / 5 Stars Part of the beachfront Furama Resort Danang, this sparkling property welcomes you into deluxe two- to four-bedroom individual villas with fireplaces, marble interiors, state-of-the-art tech amenities, fully equipped kitchens, private pools, and breezy balconies or terraces. Featuring redtiled roofs that give the villas a distinctive Asian character influenced by the architectures of Champa, the royal temples and palace, this Green Brand Award-winning haven is an eco-friendly oasis for the luxury seeker in search for ultimate privacy and pampering. The signature restaurant, Café Indochine, is an Asian-style brassiere with French Colonial décor, serving an exotic menu of Vietnamese, Chinese, Malay, Thai, Indian, and Indonesian favorites prepared in the open show kitchens or over the barbecue. A beachfront steakhouse, The Fan serves a menu inspired by outstanding steak dishes from around the world and focusing on the finest cuts of imported Wagyu, Kobe from Japan, and US beef. • 50 AC villas

• Danang Golf Club, Montgomerie Links

• 5 Restaurants, 3 bars & lounges

Golf Club, Bana Gold Club

• Concierge, room service

• Water sports, PADI dive center, tennis

• 3 Outdoor pools, 3 kids pools,

• Kids club

private beach • Spa, fitness center

INTERCONTINENTAL HANOI WESTLAKE Hanoi, Vietnam / 5 Stars Resort-level amenities and a sublime setting on the edge of Hanoi’s largest lake draw savvy travelers to this luxury urban oasis, just minutes from the city’s famous Old Quarter and overlooking Vietnam’s oldest pagoda, the sixth-century Tran Quoc. Condé Nast Traveler says “Sublime settings among city hotels are rare, and none outdoes this site.” Spacious guest rooms showcase contemporary Vietnamese design with wooden window shutters and bamboo lampshades. Marble baths feature separate walk-in rain showers. The rooms open onto large private balconies with sweeping city, lake, or pool views. Head to Saigon Restaurant for the freshest blend of classic Vietnamese cuisine. The all-day Café du Lac specializes in contemporary, authentic French brasserie fare. The Telegraph of London says “Service is friendly and efficient. The concierge is a wealth of information.”

• 318 AC rooms & suites

• Outdoor pool

• Club InterContinental

• Golf nearby

• 3 Restaurants, 4 bars

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Concierge, room service • Spa, 24-hr fitness center, sauna, steam room, aerobics, yoga, Zumba

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PAN PACIFIC HANOI Hanoi, Vietnam / 5 Stars Offering sophistication and luxury, this modern high-rise hotel stands at the edge of Hanoi’s city center, within walking distance of the Old Quarter, West Lake, and great dining and bustling markets. Guest rooms blend a modern Parisian aesthetic with Vietnamese charm and spotlight floor-toceiling windows with showstopping views. Acclaimed as one of the best Cantonese restaurants in Hanoi, Ming is known for its dim sum buffet and a range of exquisite Cantonese cuisine, plus impressive city views. Sip a cool cocktail while admiring views of the city skyline and West Lake at The Summit, Hanoi’s highest elevation rooftop bar. After a day of sightseeing, rejuvenate with a soothing massage, body treatment, or facial at the in-house spa.

• 329 AC rooms & suites

• Business center

• 2 Restaurants, 3 bars

• Limousine service

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Indoor heated pool • Santa Spa, 24-hr fitness center, aerobics, sauna, Jacuzzi, salon

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SOFITEL PHNOM PENH PHOKEETHRA

Siem Reap, Cambodia / 5 Stars

Phnom Penh, Cambodia / 5 Stars

Applauded on Condé Nast Traveler’s 2017 “Top Resorts in Asia: Readers’

Phnom Penh’s elegant Old Quarter is home to this French Colonial-style hotel,

Choice Awards,” this elegant hotel is just minutes from the World Heritage

winner of Condé Nast Traveler’s 2017 “Top Hotels in Asia: Readers’ Choice

Site of Angkor Wat and the French Colonial charm of Siem Reap. Step

Award,” situated close to the city’s many attractions, great shopping, and the

into guest rooms featuring mahogany furnishings, polished timber floors,

shoreline of the Tonlé Bassac River. Hide away in guest rooms featuring polished

and private balconies with garden and lagoon views. Tee off at the resort’s

hardwood floors, a range of tech and entertainment amenities, and views of the

challenging Phokeethra Country Club, home to PGA Tour events, and

skyline or either the Mekong or Bassac rivers. After a day of sightseeing, the spa

unwind with traditional Khmer massage at SoSPA by L’Occitane.

beckons with treatments that blend French influences with traditional touches.

• 238 AC rooms & suites

• Outdoor free-form pool, kids pool

• 201 AC rooms & suites

• 2 Outdoor pools, kids pool

• 2 Restaurants, 2 bars, pool bar

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 4 Restaurants, 2 bars

• Tennis

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• SoSPA by L’Occitane, SoFit Fitness

• SoSPA, SoFit Fitness Centre

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PAN PACIFIC SINGAPORE Singapore / 5 Stars Overlooking Marina Bay, this modern classic luxury hotel features an impressive John Portman–designed atrium and central location close to such Singapore attractions as Orchard Road shopping, the cultural enclaves of Little India, Chinatown, and Arab Street, Gardens by the Bay, the Esplanade, and Marina Bay Sands. Step into contemporary guest rooms spotlighting magnificent city views, marble baths with refreshing rain showers, Nespresso coffee machines, ergonomic Herman Miller desk chairs, and the latest entertainment amenities. Edge is a theatrical and interactive dining space that offers a culinary tour of Singapore, the region, and the Pacific Rim. Sit down to fine Northern Indian cuisine at Ran Mahal, contemporary Cantonese specialties at Hai Tien Lo, and authentic Japanese fare at Keyaki. Find your own state of ultimate relaxation at the revitalizing St. Gregory spa, which offers authentic traditional Chinese therapies. • 790 AC rooms & suites

• Nightclub

• 7 Restaurants bar, afternoon tea

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Concierge, 24-hr room service • Outdoor pool, sundeck • St. Gregory Spa, 24-hr fitness center • Tennis courts, kids playground

MANDARIN ORCHARD SINGAPORE BY MERITUS Singapore / 4½ Stars Established in 1971, this deluxe hotel is a veritable icon in Singapore, embodying rich Asian charm on one of the world’s most famous shopping meccas, Orchard Road. It’s an ideal base for exploring the city’s many attractions and entertainment options. Guest rooms and suites embody modern elegance and offer sweeping views of the city. The Telegraph of London says the hotel “has everything going for it.” Awarded two Michelin stars, Shisen Hanten by Chen Kentaro celebrates the seven basic flavors of Szechwan cuisine (sour, pungent, hot, sweet, bitter, aromatic, and salty) in signature dishes. And sit down to a plate of Mandarin Chicken Rice (also known as Hainanese chicken rice), one of the national dishes of Singapore, made internationally famous by Chatterbox Restaurant.

• 1,077 AC rooms & suites

• Mandarin Gallery shopping

• 4 Restaurants, bar, café

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Concierge, 24-hr room service • Outdoor pool • Spa, fitness center • Tennis

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SINGAPORE SINGAPORE Discover Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa –– a tranquil sanctuary on Singapore’s favorite destination, Sentosa island –– blending colonial architecture with whimsical details of Paris’ famous garden, Jardin Du Luxembourg. Cosseted by lush tropical greenery and blessed with stunning views of the South China Sea, the hotel houses a collection of 215 rooms and suites, 4 dining establishments, award-winning spa, and a Celebrations & Events Centre.

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ROYAL PLAZA ON SCOTTS SINGAPORE Singapore / 5 Stars Recommended by Forbes Travel Guide, this deluxe hotel is near the Orchard Road shopping haven – including the ION Orchard, Takashimaya, and 313@Somerset mega-malls – and a short drive from the Central Business District. Step into luxurious, modern guest rooms and suites with the latest tech amenities and sweeping city views. After a day of sightseeing, go for a dip in the palm tree-lined swimming pool and unwind in the sauna. Indulge in delectable buffet fare at the award-winning Carousel, where 12 dynamic food stations and seven satellite kitchens serve up Mediterranean, Asian, Japanese, seafood, French Rotisserie, and dessert dishes.

• 511 AC rooms & suites

• 24-Hr Internet lounge

• Restaurant & lounge

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Royal Club Lounge • 24-Hr concierge, room service • Outdoor pool • 24-Hr fitness center, salon

INTERCONTINENTAL SINGAPORE

RAFFLES SINGAPORE

Singapore / 5 Stars

Singapore / 5 Stars

Set in the heart of Singapore’s vibrant Bugis neighborhood, this modern hotel

One of the world’s most famous grand hotels, this newly restored

is neighbor to the unique ethnic enclaves of Little India, Arab Street shophouse

landmark 1887 property continues to attract discerning travelers from

precinct, and the hip and historic Haji Lane. Condé Nast Traveler says, “It’s a

all over with its ambiance, heritage, and graceful service. Retreat to suites

truly immersive experience in the melting pot of cultures that is Singapore.”

with high ceilings, period furnishings, and city views. And drop into Long

Silk-threaded wall panels, wood floors, and colorful headboards blend with

Bar for a taste of their enduring invention – the Singapore Sling.

Nespresso machines and the latest tech amenities in the guest rooms, which spotlight views of the city’s skyline or the quaint narrow side streets below. • 6 Restaurants, 2 bars

• 115 AC suites

• Shopping

• 24-Hr concierge & room service

• 7 Restaurants, bakery, 3 bars, pool bar

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Outdoor rooftop pool, kids pool

• 24-Hr butler, concierge & room service

• 24-Hr fitness center

• Outdoor pool

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Spa, fitness center, sauna, steam room

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SOFITEL SINGAPORE SENTOSA RESORT & SPA

CRIMSON RESORT & SPA BORACAY

Singapore / 5 Stars

Boracay, Philippines / 5 Stars

Situated in a tropical garden paradise at the top of a cliff rising above

A tropical haven combining elegant contemporary architecture, landscape,

Tanjong Beach on the island of Sentosa, this 1930s colonial-style luxury

and interiors with natural materials such as sand, stone, and wood, this

resort is minutes from great shopping and entertainment options,

deluxe resort in Boracay’s exclusive Station Zebra destination opens

including Universal Studios® Singapore. Spacious guest rooms, suites,

directly onto a white-sand beach along clear waters. Sleek, minimalist

and villas embody Parisian refinement and impeccable attention to

guest accommodations are bathed in sunlight through floor-to-ceiling

details, featuring hardwood floors, the latest entertainment amenities,

windows with garden, pool, or ocean views.

and private balconies with sunset views over the South China Sea. • 215 AC rooms, suites & villas

• Tennis

• 290 AC rooms & suites

• Water sports

• 3 Restaurants, bar

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 3 Restaurants, 3 bars

• Nightly entertainment

• 24-Hr concierge & room service

• Villa des Enfants kids club

• 24-Hr concierge & room service

• Crimzone kids club

• 2 Outdoor pools, kids pool

• 2 Ourdoor pools, 2 kids pools

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• So SPA, 24-hr So FIT gym

• Aum Spa, fitness center

THE MULIA, MULIA RESORT & VILLAS – NUSA DUA, BALI Nusa Dua, Bali / 5 Stars Explore the dramatic coastline that surrounds this blissful resort on Condé Nast Traveler’s “The 50 Best Resorts in the World.” Experience the serenity of breathtaking landscapes, and indulge amid magnificent nature escapes. Choose among three distinct luxury experiences: Mulia Resort is located at the center of the action, featuring a plethora of dining options; The Mulia is an all-suite modern resort boasting an exclusive pool; and Mulia Villas provides the ultimate escape for couples and larger groups with luxurious private villas and personalized butler service. Mulia Spa marries cutting-edge facilities with ancient traditions and high-touch concepts, rejuvenating you with treatments that incorporate Balinese, Asian, and Western techniques.

• 745 ac rooms, suites & villas

• Water sports, tennis, kids club

• 6 Restaurants, 3 bars

• Nightclub

• Concierge, 24-hr room service, butler service • 7 Outdoor pools, kids pool • Spa, fitness center, yoga, aerobics

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BALI MANDIRA BEACH Kuta - Legian, Bali / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive / A classic Balinese hotel with modern facilities, this deluxe resort is an oceanfront paradise, set on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Wake up in plush guest accommodations with Balinese design, exotic wooden furniture, and private balconies or terraces with garden views Sit down to authentic Indonesian cuisine and ocean views at Celagi Restaurant, and unwind with cool cocktails and ocean breezes at Suling Lounge. Join a cooking class for an amazing interactive culinary experience, and taste the best local food in Bali. Discover the mythic history of Bali through the lenses of art, culture, and cuisine on Balinese Cultural Nights. A visit to Glow Spa is a complete mind and body wellness experience, where luxurious treatments devised from both Asian and Western-inspired traditions optimize the benefits of the rich botanical heritage of the region.

• 191 AC rooms

• Entertainment, Cening Kids Club

• 2 Restaurants, 4 bars

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 2 Outdoor pools, kids pool • 24-Hr concierge & room service • Glow Spa • Jogging track, tennis

COMO UMA UBUD BALI

PLATARAN MENJANGAN RESORT & SPA

Ubud, Bali / 5 Stars

Menjangan, Bali / 5 Stars

Overlooking the Tjampuhan Valley and River Oos, this exquisite luxury

Escape to nature at its most beautifully raw and untouched at this tranquil

hotel stands amid rice paddies carved out of hillsides, backed by coconut

hideaway located within the protected sanctuary of West Bali National

palms and banyan trees. With the charm and style of a traditional

Park, a nature lover’s paradise covered in lush forests, surrounded by

Indonesian village, guest accommodations are set in individual tropical

scenic mountain ranges, and fringed by the ocean. Experience the epitome

gardens and feature thatched roofs, hand-carved king beds, and private

of luxury, privacy, and comfort in the traditional Joglo-style villas of this

verandas; some villas have private plunge pools. Recreation includes

unique eco retreat, at one with nature in the forest or right by the ocean.

mountain biking and whitewater rafting. • 46 AC rooms, suites & villas

• Outdoor pool

• 17 AC villas

• Water sports, cycling, trekking

• 2 Restaurants, bar

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 2 Restaurants, bar

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 24-Hr concierge, room service

• Concierge, room service

• COMO Shambala Retreat, fitness

• Outdoor infinity pool

center, yoga

• Padma Spa

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ASIA LEGIAN, BALI Regarded as a classic Balinese hotel with modern facilities, Bali Mandira Beach Resort & Spa is an oceanfront paradise. An idyllic setting with expansive grounds, golden sandy beaches and panoramic ocean views are the setting for a relaxing holiday in the most beautiful surroundings. Located on Legian Beach, the resort is a secluded cluster of cottages and villas set amid nature and lush tropical gardens, truly a haven of paradise.

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ASIA UBUD, BALI Viceroy Bali is a family-owned luxury hotel featuring 30 stunning private pool villas and voted as one of the World’s Top 50 Resorts in the 2017 Conde Nast Traveler “Readers’ Choice Awards.” It offers absolute privacy and unparalleled jungle valley views, while being located five minutes from the center of Ubud. The villas are complemented by 5-star facilities, which include a world-class spa, fine dining restaurants, and private helipad.

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RADISSON BLU BALI ULUWATU

VICEROY BALI

Uluwatu, Bali / 5 Stars

Ubud, Bali / 5 Stars

Bali’s stunning Bukit Peninsula is home to this new Balinese-style resort,

All-Inclusive / Winner of a Condé Nast Traveler 2017 “Readers’ Choice

perched atop spectacular cliffs overlooking the Indian Ocean beaches that

Award,” this outstanding boutique resort crowns a secluded ridge above

host world-class surfing competitions. Take in panoramic views of the

Bali’s Valley of the Kings. Hide away in individual villas with private

ocean or the surrounding lush gardens from the balcony of your spacious

pools and inspiring views. Close to Ubud, where guests can delight in

room or suite, which embrace locally inspired artwork and architecture.

cozy shops, galleries, and local cafés, this one-of-a-kind hideaway offers

Indulge in yoga classes and spa treatments at Spa ESC, a holistic concept

amazing jungle valley views and an acclaimed restaurant.

emphasizing organic, indigenous ingredients. • 125 AC rooms & suites

• Eureka! Kids Club

• 25 AC villas with individual pools

• Outdoor pool

• 2 Restaurants, 3 bars

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Restaurant, bar

• Tennis

• 24-Hr concierge & room service

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Private helipad

• Outdoor pool

• Lembah Spa, 24-hr fitness center,

• Library, tour desk

• Spa ESC, fitness center, salon, yoga

steam room, yoga pavilion

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

SAMABE BALI SUITES & VILLAS

GRAND MIRAGE RESORT & THALASSO BALI

Ubud, Bali / 5 Stars

Nusa Dua, Bali / 4½ Stars

All-Inclusive / A tropical getaway studded with Zen pavilions, lotus ponds,

All-Inclusive / Dive into water sports, spa rejuvenation, and life

and Balinese-style structures with direct beach access, this unique resort

enrichment classes at this contemporary resort, opening onto a private

stands atop a cliff with unparalleled ocean vistas. Guest accommodations

beach. Sumptuous guest rooms are appointed with Balinese furniture and

are a fusion of contemporary and Balinese-inspired architecture, with

feature private balconies with garden or ocean views. Go sailing, kayaking,

thatched-roof ceilings, complimentary mini-bars, private pools, and

windsurfing, snorkeling, power boating, and water skiing. Featuring an

breezy balconies with forest or ocean views. Rejuvenate at the spa with

aqua medic pool with heated seaweed and seawater, the spa rejuvenates with

Balinese, Swedish, hot stone, Shiatsu, and Ayurvedic massage therapies.

authentic Thalassotherapy, stone massage, and aromatherapy treatments.

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• 81 AC suites & villas

• Outdoor infinity pool

• 380 AC rooms & suites

• Water sports, tennis

• 2 Restaurants, 2 bars, afternoon tea, 24-hr

• Galangal Spa, fitness center, yoga

• 8 Restaurants, 3 bars

• Live entertainment

complimentary non-alcoholic beverages

• Water sports

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Bamboo Kids Club

• 24-Hr concierge & room service,

• Kids club, cooking classes

• 2 Outdoor pools, 2 kids pools

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

24-hr butler service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Thalasso Spa, fitness center


ASIA NUSA DUA, BALI Samabe Bali Suites & Villas is a 5-star world-class beachfront resort uniquely situated on top of the cliffs of southern Nusa Dua, boasting magnificent and uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean. It offers a whole new All-Inclusive concept of luxury called “Unlimited Privilege,� with benefits such as 24-hour butler service, special welcome amenities, the full gamut of premium meals and world-class beverages, entertainment, and spa treatments.

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ASIA WEST BALI NATIONAL PARK, BALI A tranquil hideaway within West Bali National Park, Plataran Menjangan Resort & Spa is an escape to nature at its most beautifully raw and untouched. Experience luxury, privacy, and comfort in traditional villas in the forest or by the ocean. Dine on fresh flavors crafted from the garden and sea. Explore the beauty of the wild, trek through the jungle, kayak through the mangrove canal, dive in crystal clear waters, and enjoy the romance of a sunset cruise.

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ASIA NUSA DUA, BALI Nestled on the dramatic coastline of Nusa Dua, The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas evokes a relaxed yet polished sensibility. Mulia Bali offers a variety of rooms, suites, and villas, plus fabulous facilities including swimming pools, a spa, six restaurants serving international, Mediterranean, Chinese, and Japanese fare, as well as a traditional deli, three bars, and a nightclub.

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HARBOUR GRAND KOWLOON Kowloon, China / 5 Stars All-Inclusive / Standing on the Kowloon waterfront next to the bustling Tsimshatsui, and just a few steps from the MTR Whampoa Station, this luxury hotel is a private retreat offering spacious guest rooms and suites. The hotel features public areas with unrivaled grand harbor views, plus six award-winning restaurants offering diverse dining options including Michelin-recommended traditional Japanese barbeque, international seafood buffet, and fine dining grill, as well as a stunning rooftop swimming pool overlooking the harbor, a 24-hour top-floor fitness center catering well to both business and leisure travelers, and often the venue of choice for heads of state, international sports stars, and celebrities. Enjoy the privileges of Executive Class residence at Harbour Club, providing deluxe rooms and a host of exclusive privileges including express check-in/out service as well as complimentary breakfast, afternoon tea, and evening refreshments. • 555 AC rooms & suites

• 24-Hr fitness center

• Harbour Club Lounge

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 6 Restaurants, bar • 24-Hr concierge & room service • Outdoor rooftop glass-walled pool, whirlpool

THE MARCO POLO HONGKONG HOTEL Kowloon, China / 5 Stars Overlooking spectacular Victoria Harbour, this upscale hotel is part of Harbour City, Hong Kong’s largest shopping complex, with more than 700 stores and restaurants, where you’ll enjoy special shopping privileges or discounts at designated shops. You’re just steps from the Star Ferry and Museum of Art. Guest accommodations have contemporary décor, marble baths, the latest entertainment amenities, and Victoria Harbour or Hong Kong skyline views. Guests also receive a complimentary handy smartphone, which can serve as a Wi-Fi hotspot. Showcasing truly authentic Italian cuisine, Cucina offers a contemporary lifestyle venue for an exquisite culinary experience against a backdrop of the spectacular Victoria Harbour, with interactive dining, bar, and cocktail areas.

• 665 AC rooms & suites

• Piccolo Kids Club

• The Continental Club

• Complimentary Wi-Fi & handy

• 4 Restaurants, lounge

smartphone

• Concierge, 24-hr room service • Outdoor pool • 24-Hr fitness center

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HARBOUR PLAZA 8 DEGREES Kowloon, China / 4½ Stars This award-winning, family-friendly hotel is located in the middle of Kowloon, neighboring Kai Tak Cruise Terminal and Mongkok shopping district, just minutes away from Tsimshatsui shopping and entertainment destinations with the MTR Hunghom and Prince Edward stations conveniently reachable by complimentary hotel shuttle bus. The modern high-rise’s intimate, soundproof guest rooms and suites – some with balconies – feature contemporary furnishings, the latest tech and entertainment amenities, and sweeping skyline and harbor views. At the end of a day of sightseeing throughout Hong Kong, dip into the outdoor swimming pool and whirlpool surrounded by sub-tropical gardens and a gentle waterfall. Enjoy a light meal and cool cocktails at the Pool Bar, or sit down to Asian, European, Indian, and Halal specialties at the award-winning Café 8 Degrees.

• 704 AC rooms & suites; Family Room

• Spa, fitness center, sauna, massage

available

services

• 2 Restaurants, bar, pool bar

• Cooking classes

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Handy smartphone

• Outdoor pool, kids pool, whirlpool,

• Free shuttle to major attractions

sundeck

• Free Wi-Fi

HARBOUR PLAZA METROPOLIS Kowloon, China / 4½ Stars Overlooking spectacular Victoria Harbour and adjacent to the Hong Kong Coliseum, this ultra-modern hotel is convenient to Tsimshatsui East, the Duty Free Shoppers Galleria, and other attractions. With just a one-minute walk to MTR Hunghom Station and the Hong Kong Coliseum, and a free shuttle to MTR Tsim Sha Tsui Station, this hotel perfectly combines luxury and convenience. Retreat to contemporary guest rooms, many with balconies, featuring state-of-the-art tech amenities and city or harbor views. Pull up a chair for exquisite dim sum at lunchtime or more elaborate fare and a sparkling view of the harbor in the evenings at The Metropolis Harbour View Chinese Cuisine. Indulge in a unique sensory experience at Spa on 9th with its moodenhancing interior design, special Asian therapies, and spa products made of natural ingredients. • 821 AC rooms & suites

• Wedding services

• 3 Restaurants, 2 bars, coffee shop

• Business center

• Concierge, 24-hr room service • Outdoor heated pool, Jacuzzi, sundeck • Spa on 9th, fitness center, sauna, steam room

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GRAND EMPEROR HOTEL

CONRAD TOKYO

Macau, China / 4½ Stars

Tokyo, Japan / 5 Stars

Enjoy the ultimate in personal service at this palatial luxury hotel in the heart

Set in the heart of bustling Tokyo, this dramatic, modern high-rise hotel

of downtown Macau’s entertainment and commercial district. Guest rooms

is close to the city’s many downtown restaurants, shops, and nightlife

showcase handcrafted furniture and furnishings, the latest tech amenities,

options. Hide away in sleek guest rooms and suites featuring zebrawood

and marble showers. Grand Emperor Court, specializing in classic Chiu

furnishings, glass-walled baths with floor-to-ceiling windows, and superb

Chow and Guangdong dishes, has been honored with the Le Cordon Bleu

city or bay views. Discover the taste of Tokyo with Japanese cuisine at

Paris Award. The Windsor is known for its panoramic city views, live music,

Kazahana, specializing in sushi, Kaiseki, and Teppan dishes in a minimalist

and an outstanding selection of wines, Champagnes, whiskeys, and cigars.

atmosphere with skyline views through floor-to-ceiling windows.

• 307 AC rooms

• Mini bar, in-room safe

• 290 AC rooms & suites

• Yoga/Pilates/ballet exercise classes

• 4 Restaurants, 2 bars

• Complimentary Wi-Fi in rooms

• 4 Restaurants, bar

• Business center

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Royal Thai Spa, fitness center, sauna

• Indoor pool

• Emperor Palace casino, nightclub

• Mizuki Spa, fitness center

WALDORF-ASTORIA BEIJING Beijing, China / 5 Stars

Lauded as “Beijing’s Top Hotel” by Travel+Leisure, this distinctive modern property stands in the city’s Wangfujing district, within walking distance of Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. Spacious guest accommodations, many with private terraces, feature plush bedding, the latest entertainment amenities, and city views. Zijin Mansion pairs Cantonese-inspired dishes with 400 wines from New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Argentina, Chile, and France. • 174 AC rooms & suites

• Indoor heated pool, whirlpool

• 3 Restaurants, bar, afternoon tea

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 24-Hr concierge & room service • Waldorf-Astoria Beijing Spa, fitness center

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INDIAN OCEAN AND UAE The ultimate celestial retreat, the Indian Ocean showcases astounding island paradises in the Maldives and Mauritius. And with their unprecedented luxury properties and world-leading attractions, Dubai and Abu Dhabi are tops among the world’s hottest vacation destinations.

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ANANTARA DHIGU MALDIVES RESORT Maldives / 5 Stars Nestled on Dhigufinolhu Island in the South Malé Atoll, this posh resort welcomes discriminating guests into stunning overwater suites and beachfront villas with private sundecks and plunge pools. Hide away from the world with lazy days in a shaded hammock, or take a short pontoon ride to the island of Gulhi Fushi for a picnic on the deserted beaches. Whether you want to surf some of the most famous waves in the world, sail across the glorious Indian Ocean, or simply snorkel the surrounding reefs with their verdant marine life, Aquafanatics Water Sports Centre will set you up for all the action. For ultimate rejuvenation, the spa works its soothing magic in luxurious treatment suites set over the lagoon and dedicated treatment rooms for Thai therapies.

• 110 AC over-water suites & beachfront

• Dhigu Over Water Spa, fitness center,

villas

beachside yoga

• 3 Restaurants, bar

• Water sports, PADI dive center,

• 24-Hr room service

tennis courts

• Outdoor freshwater infinity pool

• Cooking classes

• Dhoni Kids Club

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

ANANTARA VELI RESORT & SPA Maldives / 5 Stars Stunningly set along coral-framed Veliganduruhaa Island in the South Malé Atoll, this lavish adults-only boutique resort is all white sands, endless blue sky, and lush foliage – a world apart. The ultimate in tranquility and intimacy, Over Water, Deluxe Over Water and Ocean Pool bungalows feature hardwood floors, thatched roofs, contemporary décor, plunge pools, private sun terraces, and breathtaking views. Take to the endless waters and go kayaking, windsurfing, sailing, waterskiing, snorkeling, and deep-sea fishing. Learn to conquer the waves at the Anantara Surf School by Tropicsurf, and take scuba diving lessons from the PADI pros at Aquafanatics. Rejuvenate at the Balance Wellness Spa, which specializes in timeless healing and wellness rituals.

• 67 AC overwater & ocean bungalows

• PADI Dive Center, surfing school

• 3 Restaurants, bar

• Tennis

• Villa Host, 24-hr room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Outdoor pool, private beach • Sundari Ayurvedic Spa, fitness center, yoga

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CENTARA GRAND ISLAND RESORT & SPA MALDIVES Maldives / 5 Stars All-Inclusive / Surrounded by white-sand beaches and aqua waters, and distinctive with its timbered walkways and colonial-style buildings, this stellar resort welcomes couples and families seeking fun in the sun as well as utmost comfort, luxury, dining, accommodations, and for a vacation experience you will never forget. Set on stilts over crystal-clear waters, the over-water villas enjoy their own sundeck with steps down to the multihued coral reefs, spacious living areas, and stunning views. Special villas for families have bunk beds in a children’s area, ensuring that everyone has space and privacy, and childproof locks to the terrace With the resort’s Ultimate All-Inclusive concept, your stay on this tropical island is absolutely carefree, with all meals, drinks, excursions, spa credits, water sports, mini bar, and activities included.

• 112 AC suites & villas

• Spa Cenvaree, fitness center, yoga

• 3 Restaurants, 2 bars

• Rock climbing wall, Camp Safari Kids

• Concierge, room service

Club, E Zone teens club

• 2 Outdoor pools, kids pool

• Nightly entertainment

• Motorized & non-motorized water

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

sports, PADI dive center, tennis

NALADHU PRIVATE ISLAND MALDIVES Maldives / 5 Stars Discover an island hideaway that incorporates timeless design, idyllic vistas, and luxurious surprises around every corner. Ranked #1 on Condé Nast Traveler’s “Top Resorts in the Indian Ocean: Readers’ Choice Awards 2017,” this exceptional resort on Veligandu Huraa island welcomes guests into individual villas with timeless design, Bose® home theaters, private plunge pools, and idyllic views to the horizon. Overlooking the lagoon, The Living Room is an elegant beachfront dining scene, known for its impressive glass-walled wine cellar. There’s no better place than the Maldives’ world-renowned reefs for snorkeling and scuba diving; the Water Sports Centre will set you up with all the gear. Carve through the waves on water skis, kayak through the beautiful and calm lagoon, and discover the ideal conditions that are luring the world’s best surfers.

• 20 AC villas & houses, 2-bedroom

• Outdoor pool, cabanas

pool residence

• Access to Veli Wellness Spa & Dhigu

• 19 AC Houses & 1 AC Two-Bedroom

Over Water Spa, fitness center, yoga,

Residence

in-house treatments

• The Living Room, 24-hr breakfast

• Water sports, tennis

• House Masters & 24-hr In-House Dining

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

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MALDIVES INDIAN OCEAN If an island paradise of chic simplicity in a charming adults-only tropical setting is what you need, the white sand and azure waters of Anantara Veli will provide the perfect setting. Relax with your loved one in the over water bungalows, treat yourself to a private dinner on the beach or pamper yourself in the wellness-focused SUNDARI Spa.

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THE SUN SIYAM IRU FUSHI MALDIVES Maldives / 5 Stars The idyllic island of Iru Fushi, within the expansive Noonu Atoll, is the idyllic setting for this deluxe resort, a fusion of luxury and indulgence surrounded by white-sand beaches and amazing blue-green waters. Spacious beachfront and overwater villas feature sitting areas, spacious indooroutdoor baths, black lava stone pool, and private courtyards with ocean and garden views. Sit down to incredible flavors at restaurants spotlighting Indian, French, Vietnamese, Japanese, Italian, and Maldivian cuisines. Head to the blue Indian Ocean waters for snorkeling, scuba diving, windsurfing, kiteboarding, water-skiing, and Jet-Skiing. Play tennis, badminton, and mini golf, and stroll along lush nature trails. Travel+Leisure hails the resort for delivering “some of the best spa experiences the Maldives has to offer” at The Spa by Thalgo, which encompasses 20 treatment rooms, plus hydrotherapy pools, steam rooms, saunas, and dedicated relaxation areas. • 221 AC villas

• The Spa by Thalgo, 24-hr fitness center,

• 15 Restaurants & bars, including wine

personal trainers

cellar, Champagne lounge & pool bars

• Water sports, tennis, PADI/SSI dive

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

center

• 2 Outdoor pools (1 for families,

• Kids club

1 adults-only)

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

CENTARA RAS FUSHI RESORT & SPA MALDIVES Maldives / 4½ Stars All-Inclusive / Set on a pristine island, this adult-oriented resort delivers a serene vacation experience with oceanfront villas, water sports, and spa indulgence. Secluded villas have furnished private decks, direct access to the lagoon, and unobstructed views. Ideal for couples and honeymooners, this oasis offers a choice between beachside or overwater accommodations. The PADI dive and water sports center can outfit you for night snorkeling, sunset fishing and big game fishing, kite surfing, windsurfing, waterskiing, and catamaran sailing. Dine in style at Oceans, which presents daily rotating buffets of Asian, European, Middle Eastern, and South American cuisines; Al Khaimah, specializing in the tastes of the Middle East in an intimate setting reminiscent of a Bedouin tent; La Brezza, serving exquisite Italian cuisine and specialty seafood; and Suan Bua, where you can indulge in tangy Thai fare. • 140 AC villas & over-water villas

• Motorized & non-motorized water

• 4 Restaurants, 3 bars, pool bar

sports, PADI dive center

• Concierge, room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Outdoor beachfront free-form pool, sundeck • Spa Cenvaree, fitness center, yoga

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MALDIVES INDIAN OCEAN The family-friendly Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives offers guests an Ultimate All-Inclusive experience with fabulous dining options, an open bar, daily Champagne breakfast, exciting off-island excursions, and much more! Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives offers an intimate escape for couples and honeymooners and, of course, an All-Inclusive experience at our adult-oriented resort.

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HIDEAWAY RESORT & SPA Maldives / 4½ Stars Hailed by Condé Nast Johansens as “a bona fide remote oasis,” this sparkling all-suite resort is in the northern Haa Alifu Atoll, an ideal destination for those who demand genuine luxury and the utmost in privacy. Sleek and modern, the individual villas are set on the beach amid coconut groves and lush vegetation or on stilts over the beautiful lagoon, and offer world-class facilities and uncompromised privacy. Villas feature the latest tech and entertainment amenities, and also have a pair of bicycles to explore the island. Each beachfront villa has its own private beach; most villas have private plunge pools and Jacuzzis. Sail a catamaran and go windsurfing, paddle boarding, water-skiing, snorkeling, scuba diving, wakeboarding, kayaking, and Jet-Skiing. After all that fun, head to the spa for indulgent pampering with holistic ritual treatments, massages, and body scrubs in 12 intimate treatment rooms.

• 103 AC villas

• Kids club, entertainment

• 4 Restaurants, 4 bars

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Concierge, room service • 2 Outdoor pools, kids pool • Spa, fitness center, salon, yoga • Water sports, PADI dive center, tennis

ADAARAN PRESTIGE WATER VILLAS

ANGSANA IHURU

Maldives / 5 Stars

Maldives / 5 Stars

On the island of Meedhupparu in the idyllic Indian Ocean, this exclusive

Surrounded by one of the most vibrant and well-preserved coral house

resort offers unparalleled luxury in its accommodations, soothing spa

reefs in the Maldives, this exceptional resort invites you into Beachfront

experiences, and thrilling water sports activities. Retreat to spacious

Villas with furnished verandas and an outdoor swing where you can rock

overwater villas with stylish interiors, personal butler service, Jacuzzis,

lazily while reading or meditating, and Beachfront Jetpool Villas with your

and private sundecks with views to the blue horizon. After a day of

very own private jet-pool. Dive into water sports like catamaran sailing,

snorkeling, fishing, swimming, and scuba diving, head to the spa for

windsurfing, reef fishing, sports fishing, fun tubing, wakeboarding, and

ultimate pampering.

snorkeling, and learn to scuba dive with the PADI pros.

• 20 AC villas

• Chavana Spa, fitness center, sauna,

• 45 AC villas

• Entertainment

• Restaurant, bar

steam room

• Restaurant, bar

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Water sports, PADI 5 Star Golden Palm

• 24-Hr room service

• Outdoor pool

Resort

• Angsana Spa

• Tennis

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Water sports, PADI dive center

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ANGSANA VELAVARU

COCO BODU HITHI

Maldives / 5 Stars

Maldives / 5 Stars

Surrounded by crystalline Indian Ocean waters, this remote, intimate

All-Inclusive / Set on a secluded island in the Maldives, this exclusive

boutique resort epitomizes luxury in its unique villas, some of which

boutique hideaway offers a welcome that you will never forget. From the

are overwater hideaways. Step out to your private furnished veranda and

personal touches of the attentive team to the surrounding beauty of the

onto the warm sands beyond. Lovers of sea and surf thrill to windsurfing,

lush tropical vegetation, home to an abundance of wildlife, an intimate

catamaran sailing, wakeboarding, waterskiing, and canoeing, and learn to

and unique experience is ready for you to enjoy. Accommodations

scuba dive in the pristine house reef with the PADI pros.

feature thatched roofs, outdoor showers, sundecks, and private pools. Go swimming, surfing, waterskiing, diving, and fishing, and unwind at the spa.

• 113 AC rooms

• Angsana Spa, fitness center, yoga

• 100 AC villas

• Coco Spa, fitness center, salon, yoga

• 3 Restaurants, 2 bars

• Kids club

• 5 Restaurants, 2 bars, wine bar, weekly

• Water sports, PADI dive center, tennis

• Room service

• Entertainment

seafood BBQ

• Entertainment

• Water sports, PADI Five-Star Dive

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 24-Hr room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

Center

• Outdoor infinity pool, private beach

BANYAN TREE VABBINFARU

COMO COCOA ISLAND MALDIVES

Maldives / 5 Stars

Maldives / 5 Stars

Anchored on the Kaafu Atoll, this outstanding all-inclusive resort

Understated luxury is the watchword at this boutique resort, set on its

embodies the quintessential Maldives getaway – lavishing romance,

own private island. Overwater suites and villas are inspired by dhoni

intimacy, seclusion, relaxation, and oceanic adventures. Retreat to

boats and have private terraces and horizon views, as well as direct access

individual villas featuring four-poster beds, French doors, patios with

to the lagoon and the resort’s own reef. Condé Nast Traveler calls the

sunbeds, private pools, and outdoor showers and jet pools. Dive into the

cuisine “healthy and indulgent.” The award-winning spa combines Asian-

full gamut of water sports in the perfect Indian Ocean setting.

based therapies, nutrition, exercise, and yoga with a results-driven agenda managed by experts in holistic health.

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• 48 AC villas

• Water sports, PADI Five-Star Dive

• 33 AC suites & villas

• Outdoor infinity pool, sundeck

• Restaurant, bar

Center

• Restaurant, bar

• Water sports, PADI Dive Center

• 24-hr room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Concierge, room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Banyan Tree Spa, 24-hr fitness center,

• COMO Shambhala Retreat, fitness

yoga

center, yoga, steam room


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COMO MAALIFUSHI

ONE&ONLY REETHI RAH MALDIVES

Maldives / 5 Stars

Maldives / 5 Stars

Lauded on Condé Nast Traveler’s “Hot List,” this stellar property is the

Applauded on Condé Nast Traveler’s 2017 “The Best Resorts in the

first luxury resort on the Maldives’ pristine Thaa Atoll and the ultimate

World,” this stellar all-villa property raises the bar for luxury resorts,

getaway for families, couples, surfers, and divers. Extending from wooden

offering unparalleled style and seclusion. Located on North Male Atoll, its

walkways that stand above the shallow lagoon, thatched-roof overwater

spectacular shape creates a dreamy stretch of stunning coastline with 12

suites and villas have floor-to-ceiling windows and private sundecks,

beaches, which gives every villa an uninterrupted ocean view. Sleek and

while garden rooms benefit from being set into the island’s tropical heart.

plush, with extraordinary privacy and exceptional views, the thatchedroof villas open to private verandas with sweet ocean views.

• 65 AC rooms, suites & villas

• Outdoor free-form pool

• 122 AC villas

• Water sports, tennis

• 2 Restaurants, 2 bars

• Water sports, PADI dive center

• 7 Restaurants, 3 bars

• Kids club

• Concierge, room service, private butlers

• Kids club

• Concierge, room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• COMO Shambhala Retreat, fitness

• Library

• 2 Outdoor pools, kids pool

center, sauna, Jacuzzi, steam room, yoga

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• One&Only Spa, salon, fitness center

LILY BEACH RESORT & SPA

OUTRIGGER KONOTTA MALDIVES RESORT

Maldives / 5 Stars

Maldives / 5 Stars

All-Inclusive / Bringing you the Maldives at its finest, this sparkling luxury

This exceptional boutique resort rests within the crystal waters of Gaafu

resort is noted for its pristine beaches, lush tropical vegetation, and exotic

Dhaalu Atoll, offering complete privacy and intimate luxury. Stunning

reef just offshore from Huvahendhoo Island in Ari Atoll. The deluxe

individual guest villas feature floor-to-ceiling windows, walk-in wardrobes,

amenities and endless recreational activities are the icing on the cake. Step

outdoor rainfall showers, private pools, and terraces with endless vistas.

directly onto the beach from the private furnished deck of your individual

PADI professional scuba training is available for beginners and master

guest villa, which also features hardwood flooring, outdoor bath with

divers. Navasana Spa delivers well-being in five treatment rooms, an

Jacuzzi and shower, and state-of-the-art entertainment amenities.

indoor swimming pool, hydrotherapy facility, and relaxation lounges.

• 125 AC villas

• 2 Outdoor pools, kids pool

• 53 AC villas

• Water sports, PADI dive center

• 3 Restaurants, 3 bars, pool bar

• Water sports, PADI dive center, tennis

• 2 Restaurants, bar, BBQ grills

• Coral Kids Club

• 24-Hr room service

• Live music, cultural events

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Tamara Spa, fitness center, aerobics,

• Turtles Kids Club

• Outdoor pool, kids pool

Zumba, yoga

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Navasana Spa, fitness center

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ONE&ONLY LE SAINT GÉRAN Mauritius / 5 Stars Hailed by Harper’s Bazaar as “The original grande dame of Mauritius… the last word in luxury since it opened more than 40 years ago,” this iconic resort has been totally transformed, nestled peacefully in its own private peninsula on the coast of Mauritius, fringed by over a mile of white-sand beaches. Designed to maximize indoor-outdoor living, the spacious guest accommodations feature marble baths, dressing rooms, and private balconies or terraces with lagoon or ocean views. Go snorkeling and scuba diving, sail a Hobie Cat®, and cast for marlin, barracuda, and other prize game fish. Fire away on the tennis court, join a mountain bike tour, and dip into azure waters that roll onto a pure whitesand beach. After a day of play, head to the spa, where unique treatments combine the wisdom of traditional holistic therapies with the scientific power of the purest natural ingredients. • 163 AC rooms, suites & villas

• Kids club

• 4 Restaurants, 4 bars & lounges

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Concierge, 24-hr room service • 3 Outdoor pools, kids pool • One&Only Spa, fitness center • Water sports, tennis

SO SOFITEL MAURITIUS Mauritius / 5 Stars All-Inclusive / Located on the wild south coast of the island, this radiant resort is set amid lush vegetation and a turquoise lagoon. Discover an exclusive collection of eco-friendly rooms, suites, and beach villas, with architecture by Lek Bunnag and interior design by Kenzo Takada. Peaceful guest accommodations embody Zen-like sophistication and flow into private gardens with outdoor showers. Delight in the plush MyBed concept, a spacious bath with dressing room, an alfresco bath, and your own tropical garden. The tranquil blue lagoon invites you to snorkel in crystal-clear waters and explore the colors and beautiful fish. There’s also water-skiing, catamaran cruises, whale watching, and swimming with dolphins to enhance your island escape. After the fun, rejuvenate at the spa with a Mauritian massage, traditional Chinese treatment, state-of-the-art beauty treatment, or an escape into yoga and tai chi. • 92 AC rooms, suites & villas

• Kids Villa, live entertainment

• 3 Restaurants, 2 bars

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 24-Hr room service, 24-hr butler service • Outdoor pool, kids pool, private beach • So Spa, So Fit fitness studio • Water sports, tennis

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ATLANTIS, THE PALM, DUBAI Dubai / 5 Stars A destination in itself for the entire family this majestic ocean-themed destination resort is the first flagship property on Dubai’s iconic Palm Island, featuring a 42-acre waterpark, 23 award-winning restaurants, three pristine beaches, two clubs for kids and teens, and spacious accommodations with spectacular views of the azure Arabian Sea, or the iconic Palm Island and magnificent Dubai skyline. Dine in style at Bread Street Kitchen & Bar, Gordon Ramsay’s worldrenowned gastropub with a delectable British menu, and the first Middle Eastern branch of Nobu, where “Iron Chef ” Nobu Matsuhisa infuses traditional Japanese style with cutting-edge South American influences and contemporary flair. And sit down to great seafood – served under the sea! – at Ossiano Underwater Bar & Restaurant.

• 1,539 AC rooms & suites

• The Lost Chambers Aquarium, Dolphin

• 23 Restaurants, bars & lounges

Bay, Sea Lion Point

• 2 Outdoor pools, beach • ShuiQi Spa & Fitness • Water sports, tennis • Aquaventure Waterpark

GRAND HYATT DUBAI Dubai / 5 Stars Located in the Bur Dubai district and towering majestically on the edge of Dubai Creek, this gleaming modern luxury hotel stands amid 37 acres of landscaped gardens, close to the city’s financial and entertainment districts, the Burj Khalifa, Dubai WTC, and Wafi City Shopping Mall. Guest accommodations feature marble baths with deep-soaking tubs, Hyatt Grand Beds™ with plush linens, the latest tech amenities, and breathtaking views of the skyline or Dubai Creek. Dip into three outdoor temperature-controlled swimming pools, and sit down to award-winning cuisine, including specialties such as Lebanese, Northern Italian steakhouse, Asian, Singaporean, Indian, and sushi. After a day of sightseeing, Ahasees Spa’s signature soothing massages, polishes, and wraps allow you to experience the purest sensation of relaxation.

• 682 AC rooms & suites

• Tennis, jogging track

• 10 Restaurants, 3 bars

• Entertainment, kids club

• 24-Hr concierge & room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 4 Outdoor pools, kids pool, sundeck • Ahasees Spa & Club, 24-hr fitness center, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi

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UAE DUBAI Atlantis is a majestic 5 star Dubai hotel situated on the Palm, a man-made island that has captured the world’s imagination with its magnificent scale and ingenuity. From the hotel architecture to the award-winning restaurants and must-visit aquatic attractions, this is one of Dubai’s luxury resorts that never ceases to amaze.

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HABTOOR GRAND RESORT, AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION Dubai / 5 Stars Step out of the resort and right onto Jumeirah Beach from this elegant hotel, located within Dubai Marina. Condé Nast Traveler says, “The rooms feel like little jewel boxes,” while The Telegraph of London calls the views from the guest rooms “spectacular” and the dining options “exceptional.” Guest accommodations spotlight lavish traditional style and feature the latest tech amenities plus superb views of the gardens, Palm Jumeirah, and the Arabian Gulf. Dine on Italian, Thai, Middle Eastern, South African steakhouse, Cuban, English pub, and international fusion cuisines. After the sun goes down, treat yourself to a glass of rare cognac and a fine cigar at the famous Polo Bar. Dip into the expansive swimming pools as well as the warm Gulf waters before heading to the spa for Swedish, deep tissue, traditional Thai, hot stone, or aromatherapy massages.

• 446 AC rooms

• Water sports, tennis

• 7 Restaurants, 7 bars

• Junior Jungle Kid’s Club

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 3 Outdoor pools including kids pool, whirlpool, private beach • Elixir Spa, fitness center, steam room

ONE&ONLY ROYAL MIRAGE, DUBAI Dubai / 5 Stars A member of The Leading Hotels of the World, this resort comprises three equally distinctive properties – The Palace, Arabian Court, and Residence & Spa – on 65 acres of gardens to create a wondrous destination with spectacular views of Palm Island Bay. Condé Nast Traveler says, “You’ll be in awe of the scenery from the moment you drive up the long palm-lined road and into the stunning courtyard.” Facing the sea, guest accommodations envelop you in plush high-threadcount bedding and open to private balconies or patios with sensational views. Drift Restaurant, part of the private Drift Beach Dubai, showcases an innovative take on classic Provençal cuisine and features striking views of Dubai Marina skyline. Go kayaking, water-skiing, and sailing Hobie Cats®, and luxuriate on the sands of the mile-long private beach.

• 451 AC rooms, suites & residences

• One&Only Spa, fitness center, salon,

• 8 Restaurants, 4 bars, nightclub

sauna, Hammam

• 24-Hr concierge & room service

• Kids club

• 4 Outdoor pools, kids pools,

• Golf nearby

private beach

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Water sports, tennis

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ONE&ONLY THE PALM, DUBAI Dubai / 5 Stars Located on one of the world’s most spectacular landscapes – Palm Island in Dubai – this elegant beachfront oasis of luxuriant gardens, cascading fountains, and awesome accommodations is close to Jumeirah Beach, The World Islands, and other Dubai attractions. Guest rooms and suites, located within the main Manor House, feature contemporary chic design with a subtle taste of Arabia, plus a private balcony or garden patio. Low-rise mansions and villas epitomize the ultimate in serenity and spaciousness, with exceptional standards of privacy and personalized service. Michelin-starred chef Yannick Alléno orchestrates the resort’s superb culinary experiences, with STAY by Yannick Alléno featuring his signature dishes reinterpreted in a contemporary fashion. In a tranquil retreat of gardens and fountains, Guerlain Spa’s expert therapists guide mind and body on restorative, harmonious journeys. • 94 AC rooms, suites, mansions & villas

• Guerlain Spa, fitness center, salon,

• 3 Restaurants, 2 bars

sauna, whirlpool, Pilates

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 2 Outdoor pools, indoor pool, kids pool, private beach • Water sports, tennis

TAJ DUBAI Dubai / 5 Stars All-Inclusive – Adults-Only / Overlooking Burj Khalifa, this opulent high-rise hotel in the heart of the city fuses extravagance, authentic Indian heritage, and contemporary style, earning accolades on Condé Nast Traveler’s 2017 “Readers’ Choice Awards.” Dubai’s glitziest attractions are close by, including the Dubai Mall, Palm Jumeirah, the Dubai Fountain, and roaring nightlife. Forbes Travel Guide says, “When you’re ready to retire, 296 serene IndianInspired rooms and suites await to cocoon you in comfort without depriving you of those stunning city views.” After a day of sightseeing and shopping, head to Jiva Spa, a nurturing retreat to celebrate the restorative power of nature as you re-energize your body, relax your mind, and renew your spirit. And with a wide selection of teas, coffees, and snacks, afternoon tea at the Byzantium Lounge is a delectable affair. • 296 AC rooms & suites

• Kids@Taj

• 6 Restaurants & bars, afternoon tea

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 24-Hr concierge & room service • Outdoor pool, kids pool • Jiva Spa, fitness center, sauna, steam rooms

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BAB AL SHAMS DESERT RESORT & SPA

THE PALACE DOWNTOWN DUBAI

Dubai / 5 Stars

Dubai / 5 Stars

A unique experience encompassing history, splendor, and magnificence

In the heart of Downtown Dubai, near the Burj Khalifa skyscraper,

in the heart of the desert, this exceptional resort is the ultimate luxury

Dubai Fountain, and Dubai Mall, this city-gem was named “Best Luxury

retreat, built in an Arabic fort setting in and around an oasis. Inside the

Location in Dubai” at the Luxury Travel Guide Awards 2016. This treasure

walls, shaded courtyards, walkways, and water features provide cool

boasts classic Middle Eastern themes and Arabian tradition, intermingled

shelter and maintain the unique ambiance and atmosphere. Take a

with unrivaled service standards. Enjoy the luxurious suites, views, and

desert ride in a Jeep or atop a camel while the kids are occupied with face

access to one of the world’s most bustling cities.

painting, origami, and Twister at the kids club. • 115 AC rooms & suites

• Aladdin’s Kids Club

• 242 AC rooms & suites

• Outdoor pool, kids pool, sundeck

• 6 Restaurants, 3 bars

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 3 Restaurants, bar

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Concierge, room service

• 24-Hr room service

• 4 Outdoor pools, kids pool

• The SPA, fitness center, Turkish bath,

• Satori Spa, fitness center

Jacuzzi

KEMPINSKI HOTEL MALL OF THE EMIRATES

THE WESTIN DUBAI MINA SEYAHI BEACH RESORT & MARINA

Dubai / 5 Stars

Dubai / 5 Stars

This modern resort hotel is not only directly connected to Dubai’s

Jumeirah Beach sets the scene for this elegant resort hotel with exceptional

famous Mall of the Emirates, it’s one of the only hotels in the Middle East

Gulf views and opening to a private white-sand beach. Designed to inspire

which can boast access to deliciously cold snow and also beautiful Dubai

and refresh, spacious guest rooms blend contemporary and classical

sunshine. Head to the crystal-clear rooftop swimming pool for stunning

influences, and feature Westin Heavenly Beds®, high ceilings, and formal

views of the Arabian Gulf. Retreat to guest rooms with breathtaking views

balconies with sea views. You’re just steps from the famous Marina Walk

of the pool and city. Dive into nonstop entertainment and shopping.

in Dubai Marina. Guests have access to the facilities of Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina next door.

• 393 AC rooms, suites & ski chalets

• Soft Touch Spa, fitness center, sauna,

• 292 AC rooms & suites

• Water sports, tennis courts

• 2 Restaurants, 2 bars, pool bar

steam room

• 18 Restaurants & bars, swim-up bar

• Complimentary Westin Family Kids Club

• 24-Hr concierge & room service

• Ski Dubai

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• 550-Yard-long private beach

• Outdoor infinity pool, kids pool, sundeck

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 6 Outdoor pools, 2 kids pools

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• Tennis

• Heavenly Spa, Westin Workout® Gym, yoga

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INTERCONTINENTAL ABU DHABI Abu Dhabi / 5 Stars All-Inclusive / A unique luxury urban resort and an icon of heritage and culture – named one of US News’ “Best Hotels in Abu Dhabi” – this stellar hotel is a favorite of presidents, royalty, celebrities, and captains of industry, thanks to its history, Arabian hospitality, award-winning dining options and comprehensive leisure facilities. Step into guest rooms and suites with contemporary style, plush bedding, the latest tech amenities, and city or Arabian Gulf views. At Byblos Sur Mer, sit on the terrace overlooking the marine and savor mezze, grills, and more authentic Lebanese cuisine as the sun sets over the Gulf. Then, head to Belgian Café, acclaimed for its classically European setting, exclusive Belgian draft beers, and steaming Belgian mussels with fries.

• 390 AC rooms & suites

• Tennis, water sports

• 9 Restaurants & bars, swim-up bar

• Private marina

• 24-Hr concierge & room service

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

• 2 Outdoor pools, 3 kids pools • Wellness Center, salon, 24-hr fitness center, sauna

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THE ST. REGIS ABU DHABI

Liwa Desert, Abu Dhabi / 5 Stars

Abu Dhabi / 5 Stars

Set in Liwa Desert, part of the Empty Quarter, the world’s largest

Part of the iconic Nation Towers on the lively Corniche promenade, this

uninterrupted sand desert, this top-flight resort embraces indigenous

deluxe hotel blends authentic Arabian hospitality with bespoke St. Regis

desert culture with renowned luxury, especially at the deluxe Anantara

tradition. Retreat to elegant guest accommodations with signature St. Regis

Spa’s facilities. Cited on Condé Nast Traveler’s “Gold List,” this is the

Butler Service, marble baths, floor-to-ceiling windows, and breathtaking

ultimate luxury oasis boasting unparalleled desert views. Enter into the

views of the Arabian Gulf or skyline. After sightseeing, retreat to Remede

rich interiors and delve into dining venues offering some of the best

Spa for rejuvenating tailor-made massage therapies. You’re just minutes from

Middle Eastern cuisine on the planet.

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, and the Gold Souk.

• 206 AC rooms, suites & villas

• Anantara Spa, fitness center, kinesis,

• 283 AC rooms & suites

• 2 Outdoor pools, kids pool, beach club

• 5 Restaurants, 3 bars

yoga & aerobics studio, desert activities

• 6 Restaurants, 4 bars

• Treasure Island Children’s Club

• Concierge services

• Tennis

• Concierge, 24-hr room service

• Bookstore

• Outdoor free-form pool, kids pool,

• Kids & teens clubs

• Remede Spa, 24-hr fitness center,

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

all villas with private pools

• Complimentary Wi-Fi

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UAE ABU DHABI Located in the legendary Rub’Al Khali, the largest uninterrupted sand desert in the world, Anantara Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort embraces the epic adventures of this evocative landscape by providing a luxury oasis for discerning travelers. Be inspired by glorious Arabian décor of one of the world’s most revered cultures.

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Since 1951, GOGO Vacations has led the way in providing quality vacations at the most affordable prices. Today we are the number one wholesaler in the United States. And for more than a million satisfied travelers a year, the name GOGO Vacations continues to assure financial stability, unequaled value and the widest selection of exciting vacations on six continents. Our nationwide sales agents are committed to helping your travel professional tailor-make the vacation experience of your dreams. As the first company to introduce independent customized package trips, we will help your travel professional plan your entire vacation and take care of every detail – from the lowest airfares and car rentals to an unparalleled selection of hotels and sightseeing options. Let us be your Complete Package Specialist. So, wherever you want to go – whether you want to relax by the turquoise waters of the Caribbean, ski the Rockies, explore the exciting cities of Europe, try your luck in Las Vegas or experience any of our other vacations – have your travel professional book you with GOGO Vacations and watch your vacation dreams come true!

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