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Lush Experiences Newsletter | February 2018 | Issue 3

 Discovering the Spa at Sandy Lane  Eden Roc at Cap Cana’s Family Package  Exploring Lake Como at Villa d’Este  Fondue Gondeli in the Garden at Gstaad Palace


Dear Valued Travel Professional,

I am delighted to share with you news, offers, and explorations from the Lush Collection, ideal for planning ahead for the perfect holiday.

Sandy Lane in Barbados is home to a world-class spa, offering innovative new treatments, state of the art gym, personalized treatments and more. Located in the Dominican Republic's most exclusive beachfront

community, Eden Roc at Cap Cana is the perfect location for an unforgettable vacation with their Family Package. It's never too early to start planning a spectacular summer vacation, a week-long escape in a private villa, or a winter holiday to Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel in Grenada especially with their special offer packages. Located on Lake Como, Italy, there's no better way to explore the Lake than from the Lake at Villa d'Este. Even though Valentine's Day has passed, romance is always in the air at Villa La Massa in Florence with their Romance Package. For a truly unique dining experience, Gstaad Palace in Gstaad, Switzerland will be offering a Fondue Gondeli in their garden through March 10th. Last but not least, immerse yourself in the culinary culture and exquisite surroundings of Italy with the 2 new wine explorations offered from ITM Journeys.

I am readily available for assistance with bookings, general inquires, or to VIP your clients on your behalf at gdipalma@lushexperiences.com.

Best Regards, Giuseppe Di Palma Owner of Lush Experiences

For even more news and updates from the Lush Collection, follow @LushExperiences on social media!


Sandy Lane The Spa at Sandy Lane Sandy Lane Resort offers a relaxing and rejuvenating Spa & Wellness Package. Achieve a sense of mental, physical and spiritual balance at their luxurious 47,000 sq. ft spa. In addition, enjoy a personalized fitness assessment using FiTech technology and training in their state of the art gym featuring a full range of Life Fitness aerobic equipment, Concept II rowers, a range of free weights, a Vibrogym and an exercise studio. Their Executive Chef can also personalize any dishes based on guest’s dietary requirements. The Spa at Sandy Lane is a world in itself. A stunning marble reception area and rapturous staircases lead guests to their treatment suites, changing rooms and water therapies. In addition to the world-class golf, tennis and water sports facilities, Sandy Lane has a 2,500 square foot gym and training area supervised by qualified personal trainers. They offer complimentary classes daily, including Pilates, spinning, circuits and yoga.

Innovative New Treatments Along with only a select few top resorts and spas in the world Sandy Lane is delighted to now be able to offer Margy’s Monte Carlo’s prestigious line of treatments and products to their valued clients. Guests will experience a customized facial like no other! Billed as the world’s most luxurious spa experience, Margy’s 24 carat gold facial promises to deliver smoother, brighter, younger-looking skin.

Barbados | reservations@sandylane.com | Tel. +1 246 444 2000 | GDS: LW | www.sandylane.com Lush Experiences | Giuseppe Di Palma ǀ Tel: 973-368-3380 ǀ Cell: 646-209-6391 ǀ E-mail: gdipalma@lushexperiences.com www.lushexperiences.com


Eden Roc at Cap Cana Eden Roc at Cap Cana is a five-star Relais & Chateaux resort nestled in Cap Cana, the most exclusive gated beachfront community of the Dominican Republic. Eden Roc at Cap Cana presents glamorous suites with stunning views, elevated dining of local and international cuisine, and a sophisticated oasis at the exclusive Beach Club at Eden Roc.

Family Package For an unforgettable family vacation, look no further than Eden Roc at Cap Cana. Through December 22nd, when staying 4 nights or more, families will be welcomed upon arrival with a special amenity. Up to 2 children under 14 years old will receive daily complimentary lunch during their stay, while the whole family can enjoy a complimentary 3-course dinner at either Mediterraneo Restaurant, La Palapa by Eden Roc, or BLUE Grill + Bar once per stay.

Services and Amenities •

Complimentary Daily breakfast • served at Mediterraneo Restaurant • or BLUE Grill + Bar

Room service 24/7

Access to Eden Roc Private Beach Club

24-hour state-of-the-art center and services

Twice-daily housekeeping service

Full service Spa and Fitness Center

3 views available (Garden, Lagoon, • Ocean)

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Exclusive use of a golf cart

Private airport transfers to and from • Punta Cana International Airport

Personalized concierge service

Free parking and valet service

3 restaurants and 3 bars

Pet friendly

business

Leisure activities include water activities, private boat trips, tennis, sunset catamaran tours, scuba/ snorkeling excursions, wine tastings and more

Dominican Republic | reservation@edenroccapcana.com | Tel. +1 809 469 7469 | GDS: WB | www.edenroccapcana.com Lush Experiences | Giuseppe Di Palma ǀ Tel: 973-368-3380 ǀ Cell: 646-209-6391 ǀ E-mail: gdipalma@lushexperiences.com www.lushexperiences.com


Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel It's never too early to start planning the perfect Caribbean holiday to Relais & Chateaux member, Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel. Comprised of 30 suites arranged in a horseshoe shape around 8 acres of lush tropical gardens facing out towards the sea, each suite is beautifully decorated, boasting its own balcony or patio with exquisite views of the opulent surroundings. Plan the perfect summer vacation, a week-long escape in a private Estate Villa, or a winter holiday before the holidays with their special offer packages.

Packages

Summer Complimentary Upgrade

Estate Villa Stay 7 Pay 6

December Offer

Located on Grenada, known as the “Spice

Located on the west of the property

Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel combines

Island” of the Caribbean, it’s no wonder the

are

Estate Villas.

five star service and luxury within a relaxed

food at Calabash Hotel is exceptional.

Ranging from 2-5 bedrooms and featuring

and intimate environment to create the

Guests will be able to choose between lunch

its own infinity each pool with stunning

ultimate Caribbean escape. For a relaxing

at the Beach Club or dinner under the vines

views over looking the bay, they are perfect

holiday before the busy holiday season,

at Rhode Restaurant daily with their compli-

for those seeking the intimacy of a private

guests with a 4 night stay will receive a

mentary upgrade from Bed and Breakfast to

home with all the luxuries of a five star

special rate of USD $625 on the Half Board

Half Board when staying 4-night or more

hotel. During the summer months, guests

Meal Plan. Half Board includes the choice of

stay in any of their beautifully appointed

who stay for 7 nights will receive one

lunch at The Beach Club or dinner under the

suites.

complimentary night on Bed and Breakfast

vines at Rhodes Restaurant daily.

Calabash’s beautiful

meal plan. Validity: June 1st through August 11th

Validity: May 1st to October 31st

Validity: December 8th to December 22nd

Minimum length of stay: 4 nights

Minimum length of stay: 7 nights

Minimum length of stay: 4 nights

Valid Room Categories: All Suites

Valid Room Categories: All Estates

Valid Room Categories: All Suites, run of house

Grenada | reservations@calabashgrenada.com | Tel. +1 473 444 4334 | GDS: WB | www.calabashhotel.com Lush Experiences | Giuseppe Di Palma ǀ Tel: 973-368-3380 ǀ Cell: 646-209-6391 ǀ E-mail: gdipalma@lushexperiences.com www.lushexperiences.com


Villa d’Este Experience the Lake by Boat The best way to see the Lake is from the Lake! The Villa d'Este Concierge is at your disposal to recommend the best excursions with a private boat, in order to make a stay at Villa d'Este even more of an unforgettable experience. While leisurely cruising on the Lake, guests can admire the majestic mountains and villas dotting the shorelines: Villa Carlotta, Villa del Balbianello, Villa Melzi, just to mention a few. A stopover in Bellagio, the “Pearl of the Lake", is a must and la “Locanda dell’Isola Comacina,” a unique legendary restaurant on the Comacina provides one of the romantic setting for a lunch or dinner. Lake Como, Italy| reservations@villadeste.it | Tel. +39 031 348 835 | GDS: LW | www.villadeste.com

Villa La Massa Romance at Villa La Massa To celebrate special times of your life, let Villa La Massa in Florence cater to your every wish. Your romantic journey should be uniquely designed for you and they’d like to help you realize the ideal trip, full of memories to last a lifetime.

The Romance offer includes: •

A three-night stay in a Double Deluxe or in a Double Prestige

Italian Spumante and flowers in the room upon arrival

American buffet breakfast at the restaurant

4-course candlelit dinner at Il Verrocchio (beverages not included)

50-minute couples massage at the Arno Spa*

Free use of the Arno Spa facilities

*Must be booked at least one week prior to arrival and upon availability of the couples suite Double Deluxe rates starting from 811 Euro. Low Season: March 29—April 29, July 16—August 31, September 24-October 27 High Season: April 30—July 15th, September 1—September 23 Florence, Italy | reservations@villalamassa.it | Tel. +39 055 62611 | GDS: LW | www.villalamassa.com Lush Experiences | Giuseppe Di Palma ǀ Tel: 973-368-3380 ǀ Cell: 646-209-6391 ǀ E-mail: gdipalma@lushexperiences.com www.lushexperiences.com


Gstaad Palace Gstaad Palace occupies a privileged location overlooking the Bernese and Valais Alps in Switzerland. Pamper yourself with a typical Swiss lunch or dinner in the Gondeli in the Garden at Gstaad Palace whilst enjoying quality time with friends, family, or loved ones. It is a unique dining experience that should not be missed!

Gondeli in the Garden Reserve your lunch or dinner for up to 4 people through March 10th either directly with the Maître D' of the Lobby Bar or by calling +41 33 748 58 23 The Gondeli package included: •

Delicious hors d’oeuvres with meat •

A moitié-moitié cheese fondue

Traditional meringue with double cream

One bottle of their white house wine, Clos de Gstaad

About Gstaad Palace Owned by the third generation of the Scherz family and one of Europe’s last family-run hotels, the illustrious five-star Gstaad Palace provides a first-class culture of elegance and hospitality. The Leading Hotels of the World member occupies a privileged location overlooking the Bernese and Valais Alps, creating a spectacular view from each of their 95-contemporary glamorous and alpine cozy suites. Their 5 renowned restaurants each feature their own unique cuisine and specialties and were awarded 16 Millau points, while the massive 19,375 sq. ft. Palace Spa will pamper every sense and exceed all expectations. With the Walig Hut, guests can experience the authenticity and real luxury of the Saanenland up close. Gstaad Palace, a Swiss Deluxe Hotels member, provides unforgettable experiences in an enchanting atmosphere. Gstaad, Switzerland | reservations@palace.ch | Tel. +41 33 748 50 00 | GDS: LW | www.palace.ch Lush Experiences | Giuseppe Di Palma ǀ Tel: 973-368-3380 ǀ Cell: 646-209-6391 ǀ E-mail: gdipalma@lushexperiences.com www.lushexperiences.com


ITM Journeys ITM Journeys provides high-end services and experiences for VIP clients wherever they may be traveling in Italy, France, or Portugal. Guests can now fully immerse themselves in the culinary culture and beautiful scenery of Italy with the 2 new wine explorations from ITM Journeys.

Wine Splendor of Sicily An 8-day exploration in Sicily from Palermo to Menfi Wine district, from Agrigento to Baroque villages ending in Salina, the gem of Aeolian Island, among vineyards and archeology, food immersion, small timeless villages, volcanos and crystalline waters. Rates start at $4,696 What’s Included: • • • • • • • • •

1 night in Palermo 2 nights in Menfi 1 night in Agrigento 2 nights in Salina Arrival transfer in PMO Full day tour of Erice & Marsala with guide and private driver, with drop off in Menfi Lunch, Visit of Wine Estate and Wine Tasting at Florio Winery in Marsala Cooking Class, Lunch, Visit of Wine Estate and Wine Tasting at Planeta Guided visit of Selinunte

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Transfer from Menfi to Agrigento Guided visit of Agrigento, entrance fee included Transfer from Agrigento to Cefalù with en route stop at Tasca d’Almerita Half day experience at Tasca d’Almerita Transfer from Cefalù to Salina Island Lunch, Visit of Wine Estate and Wine Tasting at Capofaro Transfer from Salina Island to Catania Airport

• • • • •

Tuscan Wine & Glory An 8-day exploration in Tuscany from Chianti to Val d’Orcia’s jewel Montepulciano, Pienza and Montalcino, from Maremma to the unexplored beaches of Etruscan Coast. Enchanting villages, secret hamlets, the mystery of Templars’ knights and great wines, waving hills covered by cypress, olive trees and vineyards. Rates start at $5,617 What’s Included: • • • • • • • • • •

2 nights in Florence Area 3 nights in Montalcino Area 2 nights in Maremma Daily breakfast Arrival and departure transfers A day in Chianti. Full day Driver Guided visit of Chianti 2 Wine tastings with visit of vineyards and cellars in Chianti Lunch in a Farmhouse in Chianti On the footsteps of Antinori. Full day Driver Guided visit of Siena Area 2 Wine tastings with visit of vineyards and cellars of Antinori’s Estates

• Lunch in a Farmhouse in Siena area • A day with Montepulciano’s

winemakers Wine tastings with visit of vineyards and cellars in Montepulciano Lunch in a Farmhouse in Montepulciano A day in Maremma. Full day Driver Guided visit of Maremma 2 Wine tastings with visit of vineyards and cellars in Maremma Lunch in a Farmhouse in Maremma

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Italy, France, Portugal | booking@itmjourneys.com | Tel. +1 917 410 8076 | www.itmjourneys.com Lush Experiences | Giuseppe Di Palma ǀ Tel: 973-368-3380 ǀ Cell: 646-209-6391 ǀ E-mail: gdipalma@lushexperiences.com www.lushexperiences.com


Villa d’Este Lake Como, Italy

Villa La Massa Florence, Italy

Gstaad Palace Gstaad, Switzerland

Le Roch Hotel & Spa Paris, France

Myconian Villa Collection Elia Beach, Greece

Myconian Imperial Elia Beach, Greece

Royal Myconian Mykonos Town, Greece

Myconian Avaton Elia Beach, Greece

Myconian Utopia Elia Beach, Greece

Myconian Korali Mykonos Town, Greece

Myconian Kyma Mykonos Town, Greece

Myconian Naia Mykonos Town, Greece

Myconian Ambassador Platis Gialos, Greece

Sandy Lane Barbados

Eden Roc at Cap Cana Dominican Republic

Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel Grenada


Private Villas at Villa d’Este Lake Como, Italy

The Villino at Villa La Massa Florence, Italy

VILLANOCETTA Rome, Italy

Villa La Culla degli Angeli Amalfi, Italy

The Villa at Sandy Lane Barbados

Eden Roc at Cap Cana—Villas Dominican Republic

Estate Villas at Calabash Grenada

Luxury Residences in Cabo Cabo, Mexico

ITM Journeys Italy, France, and Portugal

Giuseppe Di Palma

Christina Willett

Angel Mejia

Founder & Owner

Director of Sales—Western Region

Director of Sales

Cell. +1-646-209-6391

Cell. +1-312-927-3062

Direct. +1-718-676-7704

gdipalma@lushexperiences.com

cwillett@lushexperiences.com

amejia@lushexperiences.com

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