Luxury Landings - August 2021

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C O N T E N T S August 2021

FAMILY & BEACH 21| Hotel Faro & Beach Club 04| Hard Rock Hotel Maldives 22| The Chedi Luštica Bay 06| Fiyavalhu Maldives 23| Atlantis Hotel 07| Paradis Beachcomber Golf Resort & Spa 24| Akrogiali Beach Hotel 08| Canonnier Beachcomber

Golf Resort & Spa

09| Royal Palm Beachcomber 10| Victoria Beachcomber

Resort & Spa

11| Premier Village Phu Quoc

Resort Managed by AccorHotels

12| Meliá Koh Samui 13| JW Marriott Khao Lak

Resort & Spa

14| InterContinental Phuket Resort

15| Renaissance Pattaya

Resort & Spa

16| ANA InterContinental

Manza Beach Resort

17| Fullon Hotel Tamsui

Fisherman’s Wharf

Apartments

25| Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum

26| Fairmont The Palm

27| Dukes The Palm,

28| Address Beach Resort

29| Saadiyat Rotana Resort & V

30| InterContinental Fujairah R

31| Narcissus Obhur Resort

a Royal Hideaway Hotel

32| Narcissus 88 Boutique Hotel Jeddah

33| Braira Azizia Resort

34| Hilton Salwa Beach Resort 35| Desert Falls Water

& Adventure Park

WILDLIFE 19| Parco San Marco Lifestyle 37| Cheetah Plains Private Beach Resort Game Reserve

20| AR Diamante Beach Spa

Hotel & Convention Centre 38| Naledi Game Lodges


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Villas

Resort

39| Pondoro Game Lodge 40| Elandela Private Game

Reserve and Luxury Lodges

41| AM Lodge 42| Buccara Wildlife Reserve

Willowslopes Lodge

43| Rhulani Safari Lodge 44| Nedile Lodge 45| Jaci’s Lodges 46| Thaba Tshwene Game Lodge 47| Aquila Private Game

Reserve & Spa

48| The Rhino Resort Hotel & Spa 49| Meliá Serengeti Lodge

58| The Lodge Hotel Baikal Residence

59| Dobrograd 60| RM Guest House |

The Experience

61| Luz Charming Houses 62| Kouros Palace Hotel GOURMET 64| The Cookbook Gastro

Boutique Hotel & Spa

65| Royal Hideaway Corales Resort 66| DoubleTree by Hilton

Antalya Kemer

67| SIGNIEL SEOUL

HERITAGE & HISTORY 50| Acacia Seronera Luxury Camp 69| Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh -

51| Escarpment Luxury Lodge

& Safari Ltd

t & Villas 52| Nofa Riyadh, A Radisson

Collection Resort

The Caledonian

70| Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam

71| Hotel Schloss

COUNTRY 54| Pezula Private Castle

55| Swell Lodge

56| Lough Eske Castle

73| Sheraton Dubai Creek

57| Killeavy Castle Estate

Mönchstein***** Salzburg

72| Cheong Fatt Tze -

The Blue Mansion Hotel & Towers

74| Raffles Makkah Palace


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Hard Rock Hotel Maldives South Malé Atoll - MALDIVES Hard Rock Hotel Maldives boasts 178 spacious guestrooms including family suites, beach villas and one and two-bedroom overwater villas, exclusively on a beautiful island. Inspired by local culture, tropical architecture is infused with contemporary design features, alongside regionally-inspired authentic music memorabilia. Guests are able to enjoy exclusive brand offerings and amenities including The Sound of Your Stay® music program, offering complimentary use of Fender guitars and Crosley record players for in-room jam sessions, as well as a renowned full-service Rock Spa®, a Rock Shop® selling all brand merchandise, Roxity Kids Club® and Teen Spirit® Club. Guests can also treat their taste buds to delectable on-site food and beverage options, ranging from a Pool Bar and all-day dining, to a Pan-Latin restaurant and in-villa dining experiences, or to enjoy authentic American cuisine amidst the ultimate rock atmosphere at Hard Rock Café Maldives just steps from the hotel.

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Indian Ocean

Fiyavalhu Maldives

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South Ari Atoll- MALDIVES

The island paradise of Fiyavalhu Maldives is situated in South Ari Atoll, one of the world’s best dive sites. It provides an all-island experience, including excellent living spaces on the natural island of Mandhoo. The design, which includes 44 fully equipped villas, takes into account the sublime surroundings, which offers the ultimate relaxation immersed in nature. Fiyavalhu Maldives offers a wide range of water and beach activities, as well as once in a lifetime dining experiences. Experience the genuine Maldivian welcome at Fiyavalhu, your island home in the Maldives.

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Paradis Beachcomber Golf Resort & Spa Le Morne - MAURITIUS The Ultimate Leisure Resort in Mauritius! If you are looking for outstanding luxury family holidays in Mauritius, look no further than Paradis Beachcomber Golf Resort & Spa. One of the finest luxury hotels in Mauritius, Paradis Beachcomber enjoys a superb location on the island’s south-western tip. Situated on Le Morne peninsula, the resort is set against the backdrop of the iconic Le Morne mountain and edges onto one of the most scenic shorelines on the island. The greatest leisure resort in Mauritius, Paradis Beachcomber offers superb accommodation in rooms, suites or villas fringed by a pure white sand beach and the island’s largest lagoon.

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Canonnier Beachcomber Golf Resort & Spa Grand Baie - MAURITIUS One of the best family resorts in Mauritius, Canonnier Beachcomber Golf Resort & Spa stands proudly above the coastline on a historic peninsula. Canonnier Beachcomber enhances the authentic Mauritian atmosphere with commanding views over the northern islands and sparkling Indian Ocean, lush tropical gardens dotted with cascading pools and a string of secluded creeks. Bearing testimony to the island’s historical past are ruins of a lighthouse and fortress blending seamlessly into the tropical gardens. A wide variety of land and water sports is on offer. A unique feature of the resort is its Spa built in the branches of a banyan tree where therapists soothe body and mind. Guests can select the optional “Beachcomber All-Inclusive Package” which covers most food and drinks for complete peace of mind during their holidays in Mauritius.

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Royal Palm Beachcomber Grand Baie - MAURITIUS

The Royal Palm is undeniably the finest hotel in the Indian Ocean - this hotel is an exclusive private residence that’s truly a world apart. Its loyal and discerning clientele return year after year to immerse themselves in the understated lavishness of this tropical haven. The hotel has hosted royals, political leaders, movie stars and sports stars who have enjoyed the privacy of its quiet beach, restaurants serving only the finest food and wines, and above all, the privilege of anonymity. Royal Palm promises to deliver to its guests more than just a holiday but rather a collection of meaningful experiences which stir the senses. All staff members are dedicated to creating an oasis of comfort and pleasure and the staff intuitively know that what makes Royal Palm different is the refinement and elegance with which this boutique hotel is opened as your home-away-from-home.

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Asia

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Victoria Beachcomber Resort & Spa Pointe Aux Piments - MAURITIUS

Located North-west on the coast of Mauritius, Victoria Beachcomber Resort & Spa is conveniently situated between the tourist hub of Grand Baie and Port Louis, the capital city. Facing the splendid sunsets, Victoria Beachcomber is one of the most popular family resorts in Mauritius. Renowned for its spacious sea-facing rooms, a laid-back atmosphere and a wide range of activities for both children and teenagers, the hotel encompasses a lifestyle to appeal to all ages. For your ultimate peace of mind, purchase the hotel’s optional “Beachcomber All-Inclusive Package” which covers all meals and drinks as well as added-value items throughout your holiday in Mauritius.

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Premier Village Phu Quoc Resort Managed by AccorHotels Phu Quoc - VIETNAM Located at Ong Doi Cape, Premier Village Phu Quoc Resort offers 227 villas with private swimming pool, epitomizing contemporary Asian architecture and cultural Vietnamese design elements. Stretching across the length of the peninsula, the villas are built at different heights from the sea level. Categorised into over-water Island Villas, captivating Beachfront homes and magnificent hilltop on the Rock mansions. All the multistorey villas offer a pleasing home feeling with two to four bedrooms and spacious living room with kitchenette. Nature lovers can enjoy a range of activities at this paradise, such as kayaking, paddling, biking or simply finding the best spot to contemplate the stunning oceanic view at dusk or dawn. Those looking for a calm piece of mind can find themselves on a relaxation journey at Plumeria Spa, located on top of the hill, offering picturesque sunset views over the resort. Diverse culinary options range from our casual all-day-dining restaurant The Market, the elegant Mediterranean Restaurant Corallo, to the swim up Pool Bar or the convenient Grocery store. Each element is well designed to complete a memorial retreat experience for all guests at Premier Village Phu Quoc Resort.

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Meliá Koh Samui Koh Samui - THAILAND Escape to Meliá Koh Samui, the idyllic beachfront retreat that stylishly fuses unique southern Thai maritime allure with tropical luxury. Immerse yourself in one-of-a-kind tropical luxury at The Level Boat Suites, nestled in the lush, beautiful gardens by the sparkling pools. Treat your body and mind to a pampering spa treatment, indulge in scrumptious dishes and enjoy fun family activities, or simply unwind and recharge your batteries in a stylish cabana by the pool or lounge around on the powdery sandy beach overlooking the glistening Gulf of Thailand. Whether you’re on a fun family vacation, a romantic beach getaway or looking for an exceptional venue for a special event, Meliá Koh Samui has it all.

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JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort & Spa Khao Lak - THAILAND

Tropical luxury awaits you at the JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort & Spa. With spacious, elegantly appointed guest rooms and suites and an extensive array of superior amenities, the hotel offers a sophisticated setting for your visit to the Phang-Nga province. You’ll be thrilled with the hotel’s prime beachfront location, moments from famous Khuk Khak Beach, as well as the immaculately landscaped resort grounds. Benefit from a wide selection of superb on-site dining options, a tranquil signature spa, a lagoon style-pool and a well-stocked fitness center.

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InterContinental Phuket Resort Phuket - THAILAND Nestled on the powder-soft sands of Kamala Beach, InterContinental® Phuket Resort is a stunning five-star beach resort in Phuket. Sleek, sophisticated and elegant, this beachside hideaway is cocooned by jungle-covered hills and offers heavenly views of the Andaman Sea. Thai-inspired architecture is sprinkled with inspirations from the locale, mingling effortlessly with fine dining, luxurious abodes and lush gardens with a private lagoon. Famous temples, bustling markets and a world of attractions and adventures can be found near InterContinental Phuket Kamala, adding the perfect finishing touches to a wonderful getaway. InterContinental Phuket Resort is situated on an expansive land extending from the beachfront to the hillside of Kamala Beach. The 221 rooms, suites and villas are heavenly havens of modern luxury. Each abode is decorated with rich hues and warm woods, creating elegantly chic spaces brought to life by inspirational touches of the locale.

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Renaissance Pattaya Resort & Spa Pattaya - THAILAND

Renaissance Pattaya Resort & Spa is located at the seaside town of Pattaya in Thailand. Situated in the attractive and tranquil beach area of Na Jomtien district, the low-rise resort offers a fashionable beachfront retreat within easy reach of the city’s attractions. At Renaissance Pattaya Resort & Spa, you’ll find a place where simple delights become memorable moments. Where distinctive style flirts with touches of whimsy. And where unparalleled service and uncommon sophistication always provide a unique experience.

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ANA InterContinental Manza Beach Resort Okinawa - JAPAN Surrounded by a coral reef and pristine national park, ANA InterContinental Manza Beach Resort is Okinawa’s premier destination resort. Manza offers one of the finest beach resort locations you can find off the coast of Okinawa island. The resort offers a unique and authentic experience where guests can indulge in luxury while delighting in the rich Okinawan culture passed down through the generations. Book the Club InterContinental Rooms and Suites to enjoy exclusive access to one of Okinawa’s most spacious club lounges, Club InterContinental Lounge. The Club InterContinental team will ensure you have a personal and local experience to explore the resort, learn about the most authentic places to visit on Okinawa, or taste delicious Okinawan delicacies. They will make your stay a memorable one.

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Fullon Hotel Tamsui Fisherman’s Wharf

Asia

New Taipei - TAIWAN

Fullon Hotel Tamsui Fishermen’s Wharf is located at Fishermen’s Wharf and near the estuary of Tamsui River. With 198 rooms, entertainment facilities including a spa, a swimming pool and a gym, as most distinguished guests you are invited here to enjoy a wonderful holiday at the beach. The Hotel is accompanied by a revolving tower, the Lovers’ Tower, built upon Swiss hardware with strict safety standards, the 100-meter tower can carry up to 80 visitors each time and glances over a panorama of Tamsui, the Taiwan Straits and Guanyin Mountain. Besides this, Marina Bay Plaza, the retail area and the art street outside the hotel, provide one-stop shopping and leisure activities for the traveler.

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Parco San Marco Lifestyle Beach Resort

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Europe

Porlezza - ITALY

The Parco San Marco Lifestyle Beach Resort, a destination in itself, covers an area of 23,5 hectares extending over almost 1 km with its private beach of 3,000 square meters and a lush forest. Located in the beautiful Lake Como Region on the shores of Lake Lugano itself, Parco San Marco is located directly on the banks of one of the most fascinating lakes in the world and is nestled in a strategic position between the Lake Como and Lugano city. Each room of the resort has been designed for maximum comfort, thinking of to the needs of the most attentive traveller. Guests can enjoy an infinite variety of exclusive services at Parco San Marco, the perfect destination for your next trip.

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AR Diamante Beach Spa Hotel & Convention Centre Calpe - SPAIN Experience divine service with a human touch at Diamante Beach Spa Hotel & Convention Centre, in Calpe, paradise of the Costa Blanca. With a cutting edge and only a few metres off the Mediterranean Sea, you will enjoy an elegant and relaxing environment, with a personal touch and exceptional treats for each guest. Diamante Beach Spa Hotel & Convention Centre owns one of the most complete SPA’s of the Comunidad Valenciana with more than 2000m2, to enjoy an unforgettable experience.

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Hotel Faro & Beach Club

Europe

Faro - PORTUGAL

Both nature and the cosmopolitan city of Faro, have blended together to make of Hotel Faro, the perfect retreat for a sublime trip. With an overwhelming view to the natural park of Ria Formosa, the rooftop of the Hotel, that complies the restaurant, bar and heated hydrotherapy pool, is magnificent. Exquisite cuisine, original cocktails and a wonderful service can be experienced here. The elegantly decorated bedrooms, offer all the comfort, without forgetting technology. As a complement of its services, the Hotel offers a small SPA, boat trips to the Ria Formosa and a Tropical Beach Club at Faro island.

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The Chedi Lustica Bay Radovići - MONTENEGRO At the meeting point between azure seas and rolling mountains you’ll find The Chedi Luštica Bay Hotel: the best fivestar, luxury hotel in Montenegro. Set on the waterfront of Montenegro’s Trašte Bay along the Luštica peninsula, within the coastal town of Luštica Bay, The Chedi Luštica Bay welcomes you to unwind amidst authentic, breathable luxury. It encompasses 111 rooms and suites, two restaurants, two bars, a high-tech conference and business centre, a wellness spa with indoor pool, a private beach and a heated outdoor infinity pool. From culinary artistry through to thoughtful technology, facilities are everything you would expect from Montenegro’s most exclusive hotel, brought to life with genuine Montenegrin hospitality and one-step-ahead service. Inspired by nature and drawing on ancient Eastern rituals, The Spa invites you to connect as you let go. Alongside a stunning indoor spa pool, sauna, steam room, treatment and relaxation rooms, it offers a range of luxurious treatments from our expert therapists.

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Atlantis Hotel

Europe

Kos - GREECE

Located on a beach at the northeastern tip of Kos Island, the 4-star Atlantis Hotel is a green gem only minutes away from Kos town. Lush, well-manicured gardens, a glorious stretch of sandy beach, comfortable facilities, and relaxing views of the crystal-clear waters of the Aegean will guarantee an unforgettable vacation. Right in front of the hotel you can enjoy the crystal-clear waters of the Aegean, in a long stretch of sand and pebble beach. The beach has been certified by the “BLUE FLAG” Program, with excellent water quality and all the facilities you will need. Respecting the local flora, a lot of love and effort is placed in keeping such lush and well-manicured gardens so close to the sea.

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Akrogiali Beach Hotel Apartments Crete - GREECE Akrogiali Beach Hotel & Apartments offers an affordable haven of serenity idyllically situated in the effervescent resort of Malia on the island of Crete in Greece. Embraced by a palm tree oasis and idyllically set next to one of the numerous stunningly beautiful beaches of Crete, this sea view accommodation epitomizes the true meaning of a heavenly holiday experience steeped in luxury and privacy. With 57 sea view apartments and studios in a pleasantly tranquil, coastal setting in close proximity to the capital of Crete, Heraklion, Akrogiali Beach Hotel & Apartments also offers a wide array of exceptional facilities, along with quality personalized and miscellaneous services. Akrogiali also offers an astounding swimming pool, numerous water sports activities and car rental services as well as a snack pool bar and beach bar serving delicious snacks and refreshing cocktails.

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Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum Bodrum - TURKEY

With panoramic views over the blue Aegean Sea, Mandarin Oriental Bodrum offers a luxurious Mediterranean getaway on the Turkish Riviera. The resort overlooks Paradise Bay, nestled within landscaped gardens, surrounded by ancient olive groves and pine trees. 135 rooms, suites, apartments and villas exemplify the ultimate in elegant, contemporary style, showcasing the outstanding vistas to inspire a feeling of being at one with nature. Guests have a choice of seven bars and restaurants, with a broad range of cuisines prepared by celebrity chefs and served in sophisticated surroundings overlooking the sea. At The Spa, one can indulge in a range of wellness, beauty and massage programmes, including Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group’s holistic signature treatments. The resort also has a private beach and water sports activities, ranging from scuba diving and snorkelling to sailing and fishing.

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Middle East

Fairmont The Palm Dubai - UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Fairmont the Palm is a fully integrated Arabian-inspired luxury resort that places you in the heart of the world-famous Palm Jumeirah – just 25 minutes from the airport and a stone’s throw from designer boutiques. Stay in one of the 391 unforgettable rooms and suites overlooking the breathtaking Arabian Gulf. Explore the twelve grand dining experiences to discover unparalleled soulful hospitality. Soak up the sun on the private white-sand beach, or cool down in one of the eight pools. Take to the fully-equipped gym to free your mind and body, then round off the day in the sanctuary of the award-winning Willow Stream Spa. Hop onto the monorail, where just one to two stops away you will find Nakheel Mall and the world-famous Aquaventure Water Park, a truly memorable Arabian experience awaits.

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Middle East Dukes The Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel Dubai - UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dukes The Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel is the ideal destination for a once-in-a-lifetime family experience in a relaxing, magnificent, and welcoming setting. Located on the iconic Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, it boasts a collection of 279 immaculate guestrooms and suites, and 285 serviced apartments with stunning views of the Palm, Dubai Marina, and the Arabian Gulf. The impressive restaurants, bars, and lounges perfectly align tradition and innovation with the offering of an extraordinary variety of cuisine around the world, from the award-winning Khyber with authentic North Indian cuisine that dates back to Mumbai in 1958, to the iconic Dukes Bar for its nostalgic James Bond feel. True to its British charm, Dukes The Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel is where the magical and fascinating past comes into life providing the most discerning guests with picture-perfect stays. With an indoor pool, infinity pool, lazy river, and private beach, this comforting retreat promises unrivalled experiences, that are second to none.

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Address Beach Resort Dubai - UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Address Beach Resort is located in the beachfront of Jumeirah Beach Residence in Dubai and is home to the world’s tallest outdoor infinity pool. Featuring two 77-floor towers, this iconic destination resort is a perfect escape for families and business travellers and its extensive recreation and leisure facilities never fail to impress the most sophisticated travellers. Address Beach Resort offers incomparable views of Dubai Eye, Bluewaters Island and Dubai Marina. All the stylish rooms and suites have been carefully crafted to incorporate modern design and sustainable concepts. Multiple swimming pools and a private section of Jumeirah Beach make Address Beach Resort an exceptional choice for the sun worshippers. Families enjoy the child-friendly facilities such as The Qix Club while parents unwind at The Spa at Address situated on level 75 of the award-winning building of the resort.

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Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas

Middle East

Abu Dhabi - UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Escape from the ordinary and experience the warmth of Arabic hospitality at Abu Dhabi’s luxurious Saadiyat Ratana Resort & Villas. Surrounded by unspoiled beauty of Saadiyat Island, the hotel stands as a private oasis where authentic cultural experiences meet the contemporary architectural splendour. Sink into luxury at one of 327 rooms and suites or escape into the arms of nature within one of the exclusive one- or two-bedroom beach villas. Discover the local and global flavours at 7 exciting dining venues, work out at Bodylines Fitness Club, pamper yourself at Zen the spa at Rotana or just soak up the sun on the pristine private beach. What’s more is the diverse selection of activities such as Yoga, non-motorized watersports, mini golf and tennis as well as the Aladdin’s cave kids club ensure both the young and the young at heart will be well taken care of.

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InterContinental Fujairah Resort Fujairah - UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

An exceptional destination where Arabian hospitality meets luxury, InterContinental® Fujairah Resort is situated on the shoreline of Al Aqah Beach and beneath the spectacular backdrop of the Hajjar Mountains and the Indian Ocean. The Resort’s 190 guest rooms and suites feature expansive balconies to admire uninterrupted views across the sea. The Resort presents the perfect host as a wedding destination for couples as well as business groups that choose to host unique meetings. Family travellers will also be delighted by the Resort’s unique offerings for children of all ages, including a family pool and a Kids Club and Teens Club.

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Narcissus Obhur Resort Jeddah - SAUDI ARABIA Narcissus Resort & Spa Obhur Jeddah is the most ideal venue to be away from the traffic of the city and enjoy relaxing moments with your family and try a unique experience amongst all luxury hotels in Jeddah. Narcissus Obhur Resort is located in the most renowned area in the city, as it is the main tourism area, on the sea bay about 30 km north of the city on the east coast of the Red Sea, west of Saudi Arabia and south of King Abdullah Economic City. The resort offers 60 luxury designed villas with direct access to the beach, equipped with a mini kitchen, seating area, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom with a bath, and complimentary toiletries. Narcissus Obhur Resort provides four types of villas to choose from, all feature a separate work desk with enhanced lighting, a high-speed Wi-Fi, an electronic safe box, a coffee and tea making facilities, a mini bar, a wardrobe, an iron, and a hairdryer.

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Narcissus 88 Boutique Hotel Jeddah Jeddah - SAUDI ARABIA

Narcissus Al Hamra is located on Jeddah corniche overlooking King Fahad’s fountain witch is the tallest fountain in the world, along the red sea, where most recreational facilities for sports, enjoyment, and tourism are available. The hotel offers a spectacular view of the tallest fountain in the world, and is the most ideal venue to enjoy peace and relaxation with family and have a truly unforgettable experience. Narcissus Al Hamra offers well-furnished rooms with luxury décor and perfectly equipped with seating area, a flatscreen TV, a shower, and complimentary toiletries The magnificent guest rooms provide a wide range of amenities including a voicemail and direct dial cisco, high-speed Wi-Fi, electronic safe box, mini bar, coffee and tea making facilities, electronic safe box, wardrobe, and hairdryer.

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Braira Azizia Resort Al Khobar - SAUDI ARABIA This beachfront resort is located along the Arabian Gulf coastline, on one of the most pleasurable beaches in Al Khobar, it offers the perfect beach escape for the seekers of wave sounds and sea breezes away from the city noise. Braira Al Azizia resort is the best choice to enjoy a pleasant beach getaway with family and friends. It offers Saudi hospitality, complete luxury, and fully equipped suites and villas with a kitchenette, a seating area, a flat-screen TV, a shower, and complimentary toiletries. The reseort provides four types of suites and villas to choose from, elegantly designed and featured to meet all guest requirements, equipped with a voicemail and direct dial cisco, high-speed Wi-Fi, electronic safe box, mini-bar, coffee and tea making facilities, wardrobe, and hairdryer.

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Middle East

Hilton Salwa Beach Resort & Villas

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Doha - QATAR

One of the largest resorts in the Middle East, Hilton Salwa Beach Resort & Villas is an unparalleled destination offering world-class facilities and bespoke services for today’s luxury leisure travellers. Sprawling across 3.5 kms of prime coastline, the resort offers 361 accommodations, the largest water park in QatarDesert Falls Water and Adventure Park, more than 20 restaurants showcasing global flavors including an underwater dining experience, swimming pools, a marina, luxury spa and a health club.

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Desert Falls Water & Adventure Park Doha - QATAR One of the largest theme parks in the Middle East spanning 57,000sqm, the Park features 18 attractions and 56 slides and rides, including the king cobra, surfing dunes, lazy and torrent rivers, as well as cliff jumping, diving, go-karting, laser tag and more. With amusement around every corner, Desert Falls is a lively paradise of euphoric adventure and exhilaration.

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Trou aux Biches Beachcomber Golf Resort & Spa | Mauritius

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Africa

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Cheetah Plains Private Game Reserve Sabi Sands Game Reserve - SOUTH AFRICA Cheetah Plains is home of the definitive exclusive-use luxury sustainable safari in South Africa’s most celebrated wildlife area, the Sabi Sand Game Reserve. Three sole-use Plains Houses, each exquisitely appointed, boast a formal lounge, living room, dining area, expansive sun deck, heated swimming pool, wine gallery, chef’s kitchen and four sumptuous Private Suites. Each sophisticated residence reflects the unique qualities of its namesake: ‘Mapogo’, a legendary coalition of male lions, ‘Karula’, a fabled leopard of queenly stature, and ‘Mvula’, a powerful male leopard of unrivaled hunting prowess. The location and unique appointment of each Plains House is a beautiful rendering of its namesake. All three houses essentially take the same form comprising two parts: the shared space and the accommodation. The shared space houses an expansive formal lounge, living room, sun deck, solar-heated lap pool, loggia, fine wine gallery and dining room. Adjacent, the accommodation comprises four graciously appointed free-standing Private Suites, two of which inter-lead. A dedicated hospitality team consists of your intuitive, accomplished host, private chef, field guide and tracker. They are allocated to your Plains House for the duration of your stay.

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Africa

WILD

Naledi Game Lodges Hoedspruit - SOUTH AFRICA Naledi is a luxury safari experience that embraces the best of African wildlife and hospitality. Located in an exclusive private reserve within the Greater Kruger National Park, Naledi offers its exclusive Bush Lodge, with four secluded suites set in atmospheric Kruger bushveld; overlooking a dry river bed and a watering hole. The reserve holds high natural densities of Africa’s Big Five (elephant, rhinoceros, buffalo, lion and leopard), and Naledi’s Game Lodge provides a perfect base for guided game-viewing from open safari vehicles. Among Naledi’s charms is the variety and flexibility of the idyllic accommodation. Whether you are a honeymoon couple, a trio of travelling companions, or a family group with grandparents and young children, Naledi will have the ideal suite (or combination of suites) for you. Naledi Game Lodge is set in the terrain that epitomises the Greater Kruger National Park. From this lodge’s high viewing deck, you’ll gaze across rugged bushveld to an elephant-enticing waterhole, and onward to the rose-gold foothills of Southern Africa’s largest mountain range, the Drakensberg. The Bush Lodge experience is also multi-sensory, encompassing the subtle fragrances of the bushveld, the sensation of dappled African sunlight on one’s skin, and moments of deep silence punctuated only by bird calls.

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Pondoro Game Lodge

Africa

Balule Private Game Reserve, Hoedspruit - SOUTH AFRICA

Pondoro Game Lodge is set on the banks of the Olifants River in Balule Private Game Reserve inside the greater Kruger National Park. Pondoro offers its visitors comfort, sophistication, elegance and a canvas on which to create a truly unforgettable African safari. In this small, very exclusive 16 bed lodge you will discover the only way to experience the African bush. At Pondoro you are invited to indulge in the ultimate luxury when selecting any of the 5 luxury suites during your stay. All our suites offer modern comforts in an ancient setting. Three standard en-suite chalets are also available. Experienced guides in open-topped Landrovers will not only use their knowledge and bushcraft to try and show you the Big Five and other plains game, but they will do their best to paint memories of an Africa that will never fade away.

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Africa

WILD

Elandela Private Game Reserve and Luxury Lodges Hoedspruit - SOUTH AFRICA Elandela Private Game Reserve is a huge chunk of privately owned wilderness adjacent to one of the world’s most famous game reserves: South Africa’s Kruger National Park! The huge private reserve allows them to pursue the White Rhinoceros and White Lion protection programs and is fundamental to Elandela Lodges’ objective of raising global awareness of the threats to the future existence of these magnificent members of Africa’s big five! Elandela Private Game Reserve is famous for the prides of White Lions and they will endeavor to encounter these snowy big cats as they freely roam their homes on Elandela Private Game Reserve. The included two daily Game Drives are done with open safari vehicles and guests immerse themselves in the wild surroundings. The royal treatment of the guests and truly warm and friendly but efficient service is yours to experience at Elandela in the South African Bush!

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AM Lodge

Africa

Hoedspruit - SOUTH AFRICA

AM Lodge is an exclusive, award winning, five-star lodge that is situated in the Hoedspruit, Limpopo, South Africa. With exclusive all-inclusive packages, AM Lodge offers an intimate African experience to individuals or families of all ages who are looking to emerge their senses into the African Heartbeat. This luxury lodge hosts a maximum of 22 guests in the utmost luxury and style. Six suites offer complete seclusion as well as private and stunning views. Two completely secluded suites with private plunge pools provide an even more exclusive luxury African safari experience. A self-contained AM Villa, a few minutes’ drive from the main lodge is the perfect option for families or groups. AM Villa can accommodate 6 guests in three en suite bedrooms with its own private chef, private butler, private vehicle, as well as private dining and sitting areas with a magnificent outlook onto the bush over the Klaserie Dam. AM Lodge will tailor-make a guest’s itinerary experience while offering world-class accommodation, experiential dining, big 5 experiences, bush walks, game drives, as well as world-class spa and gym facilities.

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Africa

WILD

Willowslopes Lodge Buccara Wildlife Reserve - Graaff Reinet - SOUTH AFRICA Set under the majestic Willow Slopes cliffs surrounded be rolling green lawns, this spectacular lodge built in 2013 and maintaining the estate’s Colonial architectural style, is the ideal place to relax when not on a safari adventure. You have a choice of 4 chalets, all equipped with air-conditioning and attached bathrooms. Alternatively you can book the two-bedroom main house for a home atmosphere and experience. During the day, lounge around the large pool, observe the wildlife that can be seen grazing on the lawns, or enjoy a soothing massage from one of the trained and experienced masseuses. The evening hours are what Buccara pride themselves in most. Starting with a dining experience likened to an event, with homegrown produce and cured fresh meats prepared and grilled to perfection by the resident Chefs. Winding down with hand-picked wines, spirits and cigars, reliving the stories of a beautiful day under the stars in the Monkey Bar.

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Rhulani Safari Lodge

Africa

Madikwe Game Reserve - SOUTH AFRICA

The adventure begins the moment you arrive at Madikwe Game Reserve. An African welcome awaits you at the lodge. Rhulani means relax so the idea is to sit back and enjoy the African bush. Creating Rhulani has been both stimulating and inspirational for the owners. They set out to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary, to build a modern-day refuge, an oasis of calm, a place to nourish the soul and lift the spirit. Rhulani is inviting, come experience the serenity and harmony of this special place, come celebrate nature, celebrate life.

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Africa

WILD

Nedile Lodge Welgevonde Game Reserve, Waterberg - SOUTH AFRICA Nestled deep within the Malaria-free, Big 5 - Welgevonden Game Reserve, situated in the breath taking Waterberg Biosphere is the spectacular Nedile Lodge, where guests are met by pure luxury, warm hospitality and terrific activities to enjoy. Nedile Lodge offers guests a truly African holiday experience, far from the stress and turmoil of daily life. This true bushveld environment is home to some of Africa’s most sought after game species. This exclusive 5-star lodge can accommodate 10 guests in 5 luxurious rooms. Nedile’s stylish suites have been positioned perfectly between rocky outcrops, and are complimented perfectly by the breathtaking views of the Waterberg Mountains. Each suite has been designed for complete privacy, relaxation and comfort, and has a private deck, fireplace, ceiling fan, indoor and outdoor shower, and an invitingly luxurious bathroom.

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Jaci’s Lodges

Africa

Zeerust - SOUTH AFRICA

At Jaci’s Tree Lodge, guests are accommodated in custom-built treehouses that seem to float high above the ground. Guests can enjoy a magnificent accommodation experience with views into the surrounding riverine forest as well as glimpses across the Marico River. Jaci’s Tree Lodge blends into the overarching canopy of the surrounding bush and foliage, making for fantastic bird-watching in a natural environment. Each of the eight double-occupancy treehouse-style suites feature a private outdoor shower and indoor bath, and suspended private viewing decks. Each suite is decorated with their trademark African vibrancy, complemented by modern elements and with a focus on privacy. The custom-built stilted structures are connected by suspended walkways.

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Africa

WILD

Thaba Tshwene Game Lodge Hartebeesfontein - SOUTH AFRICA Set against a backdrop of lush green mountainous vegetation, the lodge has been exclusively developed to ensure unparalleled luxury and comfort while experiencing the splendid beauty of Africa. Thaba Tshwene consists of 22 rooms which can accommodate 54 guests in total. These rooms consist of 16 standard rooms and 6 luxurious executive suites. The Restaurant allows guests to enjoy a delicious meal followed by a sun downer or night cap in the Cigar Lounge. A beautiful Amfi-theatre is used for outside weddings and a cozy chapel for inside weddings. These venues together with the banqueting hall can accommodate +- 150 guests. Thaba Tshwene Game Lodge also offer conference facilities where the fresh air, unspoiled nature and the wide open outdoors offer the rare opportunity to unwind while attending a conference. A friendly and highly experienced team of 22 full time employees work at Thaba Tshwene Game Lodge, always going the extra mile for each and every guest, delivering satisfying, friendly and efficient service.

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Aquila Private Game Reserve & Spa

Africa

Ceres - SOUTH AFRICA

Up Close and Personal - The Big 5 just 90 minutes from Cape Town. Eyeballing the Big 5 close up, with outstanding personal service. It just doesn’t get any better than 4 star Aquila Private Game Reserve. Over 10,000 ha of Big 5 conservancy set in the Southern Karoo Highlands against a backdrop of dramatic mountains. Offering day and overnight safaris, with or without transfers from Cape Town hotels as well as a star safari, horseback and quad bike safaris, a great kiddies play centre, a tour of the Rescue Centre and Eco Synergy programs.

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Africa

WILD

The Rhino Resort Hotel & Spa Saly - SENEGAL The Rhino Resort Hotel & Spa ***** is located in Saly (Senegal), a peaceful and friendly city full of tradition and exoticism. This five-star hotel has a highly trained staff that focuses on giving the guest the best experience possible. The facilities include 2 stylish outdoor pools, a large terrace to sit and relax, two gastronomic outdoor restaurants with buffet breakfast and á la carte meals, a café/bar with a large variety of drinks, a beauty salon with hairdressers, a state-of-the-art fitness center, a children´s entertainment area, a tropical beach pool, and 2 highly equipped conference rooms with capacity for 250 people. The Rhino Resort also introduces a new spa, the largest in West Africa, which offers a waterfall that throws 200,000 litres of water per hour, a hammam, Jacuzzis, and all kinds of body and therapeutic massages and treatments.

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Meliá Serengeti Lodge

Africa

Serengeti National Park, Arusha - TANZANIA

Meliá Serengeti Lodge is located in the heart of Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park. The lodge is situated on the naturally terraced southern slope of Nyamuma Hills and has spectacular views down into the beautiful Mbalageti River Valley set along the Great Migration’s annual route, where it blends into its natural surroundings without relinquishing the services and facilities of a luxury hotel. The lodge is located approximately 45 minutes from the Seronera Airstrip and has a total of 50 rooms, including Meliá Lagoon View, Meliá Savannah Panoramic, Junior Suites and a one or two-bedroom Suites, all decorated with the patterns and colours of the traditional Maasai on a muted background. A variety of dining areas and cuisines complimented by exceptional service is a sure highlight for any guest.

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Africa

WILD

Acacia Seronera Luxury Camp Serengeti National Park, Arusha - TANZANIA Gain access to one of the most idyllic spots in Central Serengeti: Makoma Hills. Just about 23 kilometers from Seronera Airstrip, this secluded area offers uninterrupted, jaw-dropping views of the Serengeti plains and an impressive concentration of wildlife throughout the year, including a large population of the big cats as well as the Big 5. With the Great Migration herds passing through this haven twice a year, the action is also a sure bet. So why not have your luxurious tented camp nestled in the heart of these slopes? At Acacia Seronera Luxury Camp, you will enjoy the perfect blend of tranquility, thrill and luxury amid the wild. This lavish facility has 8 rooms available, guaranteeing total privacy and a more authentic safari experience. Of the 8 rooms offered, 4 are double king size, 2 are twins and 2 are triple rooms. All of these are tastefully furnished with en-suite bathrooms, flush toilets, fixed doors, private verandas and other essential amenities for a luxury camping experience. There is also a public area for guests which includes a chic lounge, a bar and a restaurant overlooking Serengeti’s wildlife-ridden savannas. The camp is safe and secure with 24/7 staff.

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Escarpment Luxury Lodge & Safari Ltd

Africa

Lake Manyara National Park - TANZANIA

Perched high on the rim of the Great Rift Valley, Escarpment Luxury Lodge is a serene haven overlooking the wonder of Lake Manyara below. Offering 16 private, tastefully decorated chalets, this luxury en-suite accommodation provides visitors with breathtaking views of the picturesque biosphere around Lake Manyara National Park. Every effort has been taken to ensure that the lavish chalets and luxurious accommodation offer the utmost in comfort and luxury. The main lodge area features a tastefully designed lounge bar just off the restaurant, serving exquisitely crafted dishes. A selection of soothing massages, along with an array of activities such as walking safaris, cultural tours, game drives, bush dinners and breakfasts, make this a truly idyllic destination to escape the stresses of daily life!

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Middle East

WILDLIFE

Nofa Riyadh, A Radisson Collection Resort Riyadh - SAUDI ARABIA Relax in luxury, surrounded by green lawns, sand dunes and mountains. Step inside the Nofa Riyadh, A Radisson Collection Resort: a place rich in culture, activities and adventure. Located just outside of Riyadh, adjoining the hotel’s own safari park, stay in secluded luxury villas complete with private gardens and swimming pools. An exclusive escape replete with once-in-a-lifetime experiences. A safari experience - Just an hour drive from Riyadh’s King Khalid International Airport, or 45 minutes from downtown Riyadh the hotel allows you to experience the magic of the desert, the changing landscapes, and the majestic sand dunes all in lush greenery. The Resort’s amazing Wildlife Park, where the big cats roam, Asian Elephants, Grevy’s zebras, Arabian Oryx and giraffes can be seen. Among the resort’s many exclusive leisure facilities, a large beach pool, two freshwater lakes, horseback riding and a challenging 18-hole golf course—one of the very best in Saudi Arabia. Complete your trip with an outing to Riyadh downtown, Kingdom Tower, King Fahad Cultural Centre, and the Al Rajhi Grand Mosque.

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Africa

Pezula Private Castle

COUN

Knysna - SOUTH AFRICA

On the southern coast of South Africa, nestling in an almost secret location, lies one of the most exclusive private villas in the world. A beachfront vacation home so special, that out of more than four thousand entries, it was awarded “Best Property in South Africa” by CNBC. Located in Knysna, on the Western Cape’s famous Garden Route, this is Pezula Private Castle, an exclusive, ultra-luxury beach villa to rent. The Castle is situated directly on the secluded Noetzie Beach, voted one of the top three beaches in South Africa. You will live like royalty in this magnificent private residence, and enjoy direct beach access, spacious luxurious suites, all with their own terraces, and personal service from a dedicated team of staff including an executive butler and private chef. Enjoy long lazy days at the pool, picnic on the white sands of the secluded Noetzie beach, take a stroll to the edge of the meandering Noetzie River that runs through the Sinclair Nature Reserve, and marvel at the magnificence of this exquisite destination where you have chosen to holiday. It is no wonder that in 2008, Nelson Mandela made Pezula Private Castle his home for ten days of reflection and peaceful contemplation. So, if you’re looking for the ultimate in luxury vacation rentals, we’d like to welcome you to a unique piece of heaven on earth called Pezula Private Castle.

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Australia & Oceania

NTRY

Swell Lodge Christmas Island - AUSTRALIA Swell Lodge on the tropical paradise of Christmas Island is the world’s most exclusive eco-lodge featuring just two glass-fronted, solar-powered eco-chalets where you can wake up in Australia’s most unique, wildlife-filled National Park and gaze out over kilometres of uninhabited coastline from your bed, with seabirds soaring past at eye-level and a private chef preparing gourmet cuisine just for you using fresh and locally foraged ingredients. Far more than just a luxury, all-inclusive lodge including all meals, drinks, transport and flexible daily guided activities, a stay at Swell Lodge is like nothing else on Earth. Christmas Island boasts world-class snorkelling and diving, blowholes, jungle waterfalls, secluded beaches, caves, wetlands, endemic birds and of course its famous annual red crab migration!

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Europe

COUN

Lough Eske Castle Donegal - IRELAND Lough Eske Castle is located in the North West of Ireland, just outside Donegal Town on the Wild Atlantic Way in county Donegal. Nestled within 43 acres of woodland by the shores of Lough Eske, this lovingly restored 5* castle-hotel consists of 97 guestrooms, a 2 AA Rosette Cedars Restaurant, the Father Browne Bar located in the castle cellar and the Gallery Bar, all offering memorable culinary highlights from across Ireland. The awarding winning CARA Organic Beauty Spa offers a range of refreshing treatments, a thermal suite, an indoor swimming pool and gym. Named the Coolest Place on the Planet by National Geographic Traveller, Donegal has lots to offer guests looking to get away from it all and experience warm Donegal hospitality.

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NTRY

Killeavy Castle Estate

Europe

Newry - UNITED KINGDOM

Killeavy Castle Estate is set in the foothills of Slieve Gullion in County Armagh, Ireland. Located one hour from Belfast and Dublin City, the Estate offers wide open spaces in a tranquil setting. The Estate opened in July 2019 and has as its centrepiece the stunningly refurbished Killeavy Castle – a Grade A listed 19th century gem that lay derelict for many years before being sympathetically restored to its former glory. Alongside the Castle, a 45-guestroom boutique style hotel, with spa, restaurant and bar has been purpose built with sustainability as its core ethos from concept to design, through to the daily operations. All the food served at the hotel comes from the 350-acre Estate’s working farm, walled garden or sourced from local suppliers within a 30-mile radius from the Estate.

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Europe

COUN

The Lodge Hotel Baikal Residence Severobaykalsk - RUSSIA The Lodge Hotel “Baikal Residence” is the best way to explore Lake Baikal and the Siberian taiga. Baikal Residence, is a high-level hotel, located directly in the natural recreation on the shores of Lake Baikal, between Barguzinsky Reserve and the Baikal Mountains - this arrangement, together with individual service, high standards and a wide range of services creates a wonderful atmosphere of comfort and unity with nature. This, as well as a unique program of safari hikes, expeditions and excursions allows guests to experience a great, varied and interesting time.

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NTRY

Dobrograd

Europe

Gorozhenovo - RUSSIA

Dobrograd is a large country resort. Its concept is based on a modern approach to rest and recovery, high-quality and affordable service, preservation of the beauty of nature and ecology. At Dobrograd park-hotel you will find a SPA and thermal complex, wellness center, 2 restaurants, a family recreation park with ski and bike trails, an indoor sports complex, a kids club and a trampoline park. On its own stage on the water in the summer, concerts and festivals, and in the winter - the ice show of the Olympic champions. The are 53 rooms as well as three villas that can be rented for living. All rooms are equipped with premium mattresses and Askona sleep accessories. The hotel is also equipped for conferences and events; in total, the hotel can simultaneously accommodate up to 150 people.

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Europe

COUN

RM Guest House | The Experience Setúbal - PORTUGAL At RM Guest House - The Experience you can appreciate fashion, design, personalized services and comfort. Perfectly located in the center of Setúbal which is a great starting point to discover wine, culture, beaches and nature. All the flair from the 19th century building was preserved and enriched with pieces that pay a tribute to international fashion. Each suite has been decorated individually to reflect a passion for fashion. With just 7 suites and master suites, the RM Team makes sure every guests needs and wishes are catered for. Visit and meet the bed that will leave you more in love with Setúbal…

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NTRY

Luz Charming Houses

Europe

Fátima - PORTUGAL

Luz Houses is the result of a sweet love and the desire to build a special and unique place! Here, every house has a story, each tree keeps a secret and the past, present and future play with each other in harmony. Inspired by the traditional architecture of the region, the small village is hidden in a mystical forest. In the Motherhouse and find the lovely grocery store with local products, the cosy dining room, living room and the honesty bar. In the middle of the garden, you find a small cave that awakens your senses. The whisper of the leaves kissed by the wind and the secrets so well kept, make this unique heaven the perfect place to find balance between body, mind and soul.

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Europe

COUNTRY

Kouros Palace Hotel Kos - GREECE The 5 star Kouros Palace Hotel is situated on the northwestern shores of Kos island, just minutes away from the airport and 3km away from the quaint fishing village of Mastichari. The hotel consists of 216 spacious and tastefully furnished guestrooms with wonderful views of majestic sunsets over the sparkling blue waters of the Aegean Sea. Sample the fine dining, mixing notes of traditional Greek and international cuisine or unwind with a cocktail in one of the signature bars. Enjoy refreshing dives at the beach, swim at the azure waters of the pools, follow the activities, games and shows or take a walk at the winding stone paths in the lush gardens. An experience you will simply never forget.

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Europe

The Cookbook GastroBoutique Hotel & Spa

GOUR

Calpe - SPAIN

The Cookbook Hotel is a new hotel concept. An inspiring gastronomic space with two different culinary proposals. Comfort, which brings the public closer to haute cuisine in a family setting, and Beat, which, under the concept “Culinary heartbeat”, promises an experience full of sensitivity, avant-garde, and good taste. All garnished by a team that puts heart and soul into their work every day. Going inside this hotel is like becoming immersed in a culinary universe where passion for cuisine and luxury can be observed in every corner. It has three kinds of rooms and an exclusive spa, all in a unique setting that makes it priceless.

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Europe

RMET

Royal Hideaway Corales Resort Tenerife - SPAIN Royal Hideaway Corales Resort focuses on tailoring the stay for each guest. Known as The Experience Design Hotel, it merges the concepts of architectural and interior design created by the recognised Leonardo Omar. A huge range of appealing and bespoke proposals of experiences to discover the Island, culture and treasures of Tenerife. Located in Adeje, in the south of the island, it has two separated buildings: one for families - Royal Hideaway Corales Suites and the other one only for adults - Royal Hideaway Corales Beach, with all its magnificent suites, villas and penthouses facing the pools and the sea.

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Europe

DoubleTree by Hilton Antalya Kemer

GOUR

Kemer - TURKEY

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Antalya Kemer is a stunning all-inclusive resort along the Mediterranean coast. DoubleTree by Hilton Antalya Kemer invite you to enjoy delicious international tastes of the Food festival and an unforgettable vacation at the Ibiza Beach Club. This new exciting hotel is located at the city center of Kemer, in an outstanding location surrounded by the Taurus Mountains and the Mediterranean Sea as the backdrop. Plunge into the unique atmosphere of the year around Food Festival with a multitude of individually designed mobile food trucks with delectable cuisine from around the world. The hotel has everything you will need to spend a delightful year of fun at this bright, aesthetically pleasing and exciting new hotel.

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Asia

RMET

SIGNIEL SEOUL Seoul - SOUTH KOREA Set in the greater Gangnam area, SIGNIEL Seoul is located in the landmark Lotte World Tower, soaring high above the city. Its aesthetically-inspired rooms and suites – with spectacular skyline views – combine classic and contemporary design, harmoniously blending influences of East and West. Its world-class facilities include restaurants serving cuisine created by Michelin-starred chefs, a lounge, the largest champagne bar in Asia, and an exceptional spa, as well as a fitness center and a swimming pool. SIGNIEL Seoul’s unprecedented level of luxury guarantees guests will enjoy unforgettable moments above the clouds, where refined elegance and stylish comfort converge.

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HISTORY & HERITAGE

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

Europe

Edinburgh - UNITED KINGDOM

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian, built in 1903, is one of Edinburgh’s most significant landmarks. This former Victorian railway building has a reputation for style and excellence which has attracted international visitors and notable personalities for over 100 years. Admire some of the best views in Edinburgh from the 241 guestrooms and suites and dine at two award-winning restaurants – Grazing by Mark Greenaway and The Pompadour. Experience the grandeur of Peacock Alley, sample some of Scotland’s finest whisky from the collection of over 100 malts and bends at The Caley Bar and indulge yourself at the UK’s only Guerlain Spa.

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Europe

HISTORY &

Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Amsterdam - NETHERLANDS Located between two gentle canals in the heart of the city, Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam boasts a rich history; from a 15th-century convent to royal lodgings to Dutch Admiralty headquarters to the City Hall of Amsterdam. The Grand offers five-star luxury in a unique “Amsterdam” ambiance, furnished with French elegance and grandeur. French designer Sybille de Margerie used images of legendary people from the history of the building as a source of inspiration to design the rooms. The result is a harmonious blend of traditional and contemporary French design, including typical Dutch style elements. The rich heritage of the site has been carefully preserved, while ensuring that the accommodations are equipped with the advanced technology expected by today’s traveller.

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HERITAGE

Hotel Schloss Mönchstein***** Salzburg

Europe

Salzburg - AUSTRIA

Located in the heart of Mozart’s home city of Salzburg, this five-star superior hotel has just 24 rooms and suites and is tucked in a 3.5-acre castle park. Enjoy the idyllic location on the Mönchsberg mountain with magnificent views. All rooms and suites are individually designed – either in a classical but modern style or in a traditional style with precious antiques. Savour the award-winning cuisine (3 caps & 17 points Gault Millau) at the gourmet restaurant `THE GLASS GARDEN`, or relax in the outdoor infinity pool and whirlpool with a stunning view over the old town. Official marriage ceremonies are possible in the landmarked premises or in the beautiful castle park; rent the castle exclusively for your family and friends and become the lady or the lord of the castle!

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Asia

HISTORY &

Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion Penang - MALAYSIA Cheong Fatt Tze – an illustrious, self-made tycoon nicknamed the ‘Rockefeller of the East’, the iconic Blue Mansion is the result of his incredible eye for detail and determination to use only the best artisans and materials for construction. The first bricks were laid in the 1890’s after detailed consultations with the era’s leading Feng Shui masters. It is through this elegant mansion that Cheong Fatt Tze’s grandiloquence and passion for heritage and luxury is personified inexorably. The mansion was purchased in 1989 and lovingly restored it to its former glory by 1995 – winning UNESCO’s Most Excellent Project in the Asia Pacific Heritage Award in 2000. In 2001, it was turned into an 18 room boutique hotel, allowing guests to better appreciate its intricate qualities. Lonely Planet also recognized it as ‘One of 10 Greatest Mansions in the World’ in 2011 and it is one of the top ranked hotels in Penang on TripAdvisor today.

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HERITAGE

Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers

Middle East

Dubai - UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Centrally located from major business and leisure districts, sitting on the banks of the Dubai Creek, Sheraton Dubai Creek boasts unmatched creek views with modern, elegant rooms and suites with varied food and beverage offerings. The hotel lives the tradition of the UAE while combining modern elements in its rooms, meeting spaces and restaurants. With award-winning international cuisine on offer and several of Dubai’s best restaurants on-site, the Sheraton Dubai Creek has a range of world-class dining options to suit any taste and budget. From high-quality Italian at Vivaldi, a live cooking and interactive dining experience at Creekside Pan-Asian Restaurant, Dubai’s oldest British pub fare at The Chelsea Arms, and small bites and snacks available 24 hours a day at the Lobby Café.

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Middle East

HISTORY & HERITAGE

Raffles Makkah Palace Mecca - SAUDI ARABIA Raffles Makkah Palace, Saudi Arabia is an exclusive all-suite hotel offers you the warmest welcome, the richest experiences and the fondest of memories, drawing inspiration from the heritage, local culture and faith of the Middle East. There are 214 suites overlooking the most sacred site in Islam out on the Holy Mosque and Kaaba, providing comfortable and gracious accommodation, with separate living and dining spaces. The wide selection of local and international cuisines options gives guests a bespoke dining experience. The butlers service delivers Raffles’ signature style of personalized service for an entire experience that is both inspiring and relaxing. Raffles Makkah Palace is an oasis of an exciting and enchanting place cherished by those with a taste for the very best.

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