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LANDINGS Escape to luxury

Back to Nature

C O N T E N T S December 2020

04| Nedile Lodge

20| Cinnamon Boutique Guest

06| Jaci’s Tree Lodge

21| The Marine Hotel

07| Rhulani Safari Lodge

08| Ivory Tree Game Lodge

23| Atlanticview Cape Town

09| Amakhosi Safari Lodge

24| Le Petit Bijou Boutique

26| Mara Bushtops Camp

27| Sarova Mara Game Camp

28| Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge

29| Mbweha Camp - Soysamb

14| Naledi Game Lodge


15| Elandela Private Game

30| Sarova Salt Lick Game Lod

31| Machaba Safaris

10| Cheetah Plains Private

Game Reserve

11| Pondoro Game Lodge 12| Bundox Safari Lodge 13| AM Lodge

Boutique Hotel


& Spa Village

Reserve and Luxury Lodges

16| Thaba Tshwene Game Lodge 17| Aquila Private Game

Reserve & Spa

22| The Cellars-Hohenort

32| Mwiba Lodge

33| Acacia Seronera Luxury


18| Kievits Kroon Country Estate

19| Highgrove House Country Hotel

34| Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge





35| Serengeti Sopa Lodge

52| Hotel Plunhof

36| Widiane Suites & Spa

53| Li Neuli Country Club

37| Anjajavy le Lodge - Relais

54| Villa Mojana Bellagio

& Châteaux

38| Mysk Al Badayer Retreat 40| The Kayon Jungle Resort

by Pramana

41| The Kayon Resort Ubud

by Pramana

55| Molo44 Suites Puerto Banus 56| RM Guest House

The Experience

57| Ribeira Collection Hotel 58| Prima Donna

42| Mason Elephant Lodge

59| İnfinity Villas

43| Shunyata Villas Bali

60| Paliokaliva Village

44| Sutera Sanctuary Lodges

61| Oia Mare Villas

45| Oyado The Earth

62| Mystery

47| Herangtunet Boutique

63| Gillham Vineyard Hotel

Hotel Norway

48| Arctic TreeHouse Hotel 49| Octola Lodge 50| Mriya Resort & Spa 51| Dollenberg Schwarzwald Resort

65| Fairmont Mayakoba

66| Hotel St Moritz, Queenstown 67| Eagles Nest


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Nedile Lodge Vaalwater - 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 Tree Lodge Madikwe Game Reserve - 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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Rhulani Safari Lodge 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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Ivory Tree Game Lodge Pilanesberg National Park - SOUTH AFRICA

Ivory Tree Game Lodge is situated within the Pilanesberg Game Reserve, one of the largest volcanic complexes of its kind in the world. The early presence of man can be seen in the numerous Stone and Iron Age sites that are scattered throughout the Park. This premium Pilanesberg game lodge offers various room options: Executive, Luxury and Standard. The Executive Suite not only boasts a plunge pool on the private patio, but also features a comfortable king-size bed, Nespresso machine and flatscreen television with limited DSTV channels. Adventure-filled outdoor activities at aha Ivory Tree Game Lodge include Big 5 Game Drives, Quad Biking, Archery, Airgun, and Drumming.

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Amakhosi Safari Lodge Pongola - SOUTH AFRICA A royal hideaway offering exceptional service and luxury, amidst the African landscapes and breathtaking big five wildlife of the Amakhosi private game reserve. Here, time belongs to the rhythm of a timeless African beat and guests are given their own private kingdom. The sight of a racing cheetah, smell of wild jasmine, and the cry of a Whalberg’s eagle, together compliment this in the natural environment of river wetlands, valley bushland, umbrella thorn trees and thick bush grassland blanketing the mountains. From the moment you arrive at Amakhosi, you are scooped up in arms of royalty and sophistication with warm smiles and hot hand towels.

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Cheetah Plains Private Game Reserve Sabi Sands - SOUTH AFRICA Welcome to Cheetah Plains, 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. 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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Pondoro Game Lodge


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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Bundox Safari Lodge Hoedspruit - SOUTH AFRICA Bundox Safari Lodge is part of the Bundox Safari Co. collection and is located in the Greater Kruger Area of the Limpopo Province in South Africa. This exceptional destination offers a variety of memorable experiences - from Luxury Tented Accommodation, the Explorer Camp, a Luxurious Spa and exclusive Safari Packages and Activities. The team at Bundox Safari Co. are committed to make sure that your African safari experience is an unforgettable one. With several Safari packages and a daily departure from O.R. Tambo, visit Bundox Safari Lodge for a wonderful Safari experience.

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AM Lodge


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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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, 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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Elandela Private Game Africa 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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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 our Cigar Lounge. 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. The smaller facility can accommodate up to 30 guests and the bigger facility up to 150 guests with tables and chairs. 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



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 our Rescue Centre and Eco Synergy programs.

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Kievits Kroon Country Estate Pretoria - SOUTH AFRICA Kievits Kroon is a beautiful, tranquil country estate just 10 minutes from central Pretoria in Gauteng, South Africa, known for its luxurious accommodation, gourmet dining, and outstanding leisure and conference facilities. Acknowledged as “the Winelands in Gauteng” because of its Cape Dutch-style architecture, award­winning Kievits Kroon is a sought-after destination for couples looking for a country getaway or corporates seeking a unique business experience. The hotel has 142 stylish, air-conditioned rooms with en-suite bathrooms, satellite television and complimentary Wi-Fi. Robes, cotton linen and tea- and coffee-making facilities complete the luxury. Enjoy a gourmet picnic in the landscaped gardens or sip a cocktail at the sparkling lap pool. Granita restaurant offers a fine-dining experience, while Kingsley’s carvery restaurant serves buffet breakfasts, lunches and dinners. The Winelands Spa boasts outstanding thermae facilities and an extensive treatment menu.

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Highgrove House Country Hotel Mpumalanga - SOUTH AFRICA

The original Colonial Farmstead was constructed sometime around the turn of the 18th century and was renovated and revamped in 1988, when the exquisite accommodation suites were constructed. In 1991 Highgrove House opened its door as a five-star country hotel. The renovations have retained the character of the era whilst ensuring that today’s guests luxuriate in modern comforts, with total privacy and personal service. Offering sweeping views over the Mpumalanga Lowveld Valley, this 5-star guest house offers a fine-dining restaurant, a pool in the gardens and individually decorated suites with a fireplace. Guests can begin their day with an al fresco breakfast in the Victorian gazebo. During dinner, the Highgrove’s restaurant offers candle-lit meals accompanied by local wine.

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Cinnamon Boutique Guesthouse Wilderness - SOUTH AFRICA Cinnamon Boutique Guesthouse is a 5-star establishment situated within lush indigenous vegetation that offers a serene tranquility that will speak to your soul. The guesthouse is ideally situated in the Wilderness Village and within walking distance from most of the local restaurants, shops and the absolutely gorgeous Wilderness Beach. There are 13 well-appointed Suites that each have their own balcony facing either the mountain or the garden and pool area, perfect for the more discerning, comfort seeking traveler. Downstairs consists of a very spacious open plan restaurant where breakfast is served. There are also two lounges and a very stylish bar and a small gym for guests to utilize. Great to use as a central location when travelling to other surrounding Garden Route towns, over 20 surrounding golf courses and only 20km from the airport.

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The Marine Hotel



The Marine member of The Liz McGrath Collection is one of South Africa’s most spectacular seaside hotels. Located on Hermanus’ famous cliff path, overlooking the breathtaking Walker Bay, the hotel offers visitors the unique opportunity to experience the finest land-based whale watching in the world from June to November each year. Guests are even able to view these majestic creatures from their own sea view room. The Overberg region is also a must for adventure sport seekers, offering a host of activities – including hiking, mountain biking and marine sports. Back at the hotel, guests can indulge in exceptional culinary delights, overseen by Head Chef Tronette Dippenaar.

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The Cellars-Hohenort Cape Town - SOUTH AFRICA

Part of The Liz McGrath Collection, The Cellars-Hohenort, a 5-star hotel, is situated in what is known as “Cape Town’s Vineyard” - the historical Constantia Valley, which lies only 15-minutes’ drive from Cape Town’s city centre. The Relais & Châteaux hotel’s 51 elegant guest rooms and suites boast breathtaking views of South Africa’s iconic Table Mountain range and the property’s extraordinary gardens. The on-site restaurants, The Conservatory and Greenhouse – which is renowned as one of South Africa’s top restaurants - take guests on an unforgettable culinary journey. To ensure the most comfortable of stays, the hotel further features a ‘Fresh Wellness Spa’, two pools, gym and tennis court.

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Atlanticview Cape Town Boutique Hotel Cape Town - SOUTH AFRICA Atlanticview Cape Town Boutique Hotel is located in fashionable Camps Bay next to a nature reserve and Table Mountain. It is conveniently located to the beaches, restaurants and all major tourist attractions. Guests can dip in and out of the noisy beach promenade and retreat back to quiet paradise with breath-taking views. Table Mountain is directly behind the property. Trails for hiking are just located behind the hotel. Boasting 2 outdoor infinity pools, a private guests gym, steam room and an in house luxury car service, the 5-star property offers Ă la carte dining and free WiFi throughout the property. Guests enjoy dining on the terrace under the stars with incredible views. Luxurious air-conditioned rooms and suites feature a furnished terrace with views of the sea and mountains. Each is complete with satellite flat screen TV, a personal minibar, safe, private bathroom with bathrobes, complimentary quality toiletries and attention to detail.

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Le Petit Bijou Boutique Apartments Franschhoek - SOUTH AFRICA Le Petit Bijoux, ‘the little jewel’ more than lives up to its namesake. Each Five –Star apartment is uniquely designed in boutique fashion and includes all the luxuries of home and more. Le Petit Bijou is located in the Centre of Franschhoek which means fine dining, shopping, and the famous wine tram are in all walking distance. Each suite is fully outfitted with washing machines, tumble driers, DSTV, espresso machines, DVD players, underfloor heating, Wi-Fi, microwaves, and heated towel racks. Enjoy private balconies, full bathroom suites, and a seasonal solar-heated pool.

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Mara Bushtops Camp & Spa Village Masai Mara - KENYA The words ‘exclusive’ and ‘luxurious’ are often exaggerations: at Mara Bushtops they fit like a glove. Watching from your own 100 square metre private deck as an abundance of wildlife congregates around the adjacent salt lick is, literally, unforgettable. Having your butler draw your hot tub after a spectacular game drive is heavenly. Delving into the well-stocked wine cellar and enjoying superb cooking simply adds to the magic. Together, these experiences create an oasis of five-star luxury, blending peace with adventure – and first-class comfort with unforgettable sights and smells, sounds and sensations. Mara Bushtops has been called the best camp in Kenya, by people who know the difference between wild claims and the real thing. It boasts a sensational location, perched on the side of a hill, with a scenic valley to one side. Set amid the Bushtops Conservancy, a private ranch bordering the Masai Mara, the camp is less than five kilometres from the main gate into the Mara National Park.

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Sarova Mara Game Camp Masai Mara - KENYA

Sarova Mara Game Camp offers front seats to nature’s most breathtaking show - the wildebeest migration. The endless plains of East Africa are the setting for the world’s greatest wildlife spectacle where, from the vast Serengeti plains to the champagne coloured hills of Kenya’s Maasai Mara, over 1.4 million wildebeest and 200,000 zebra and gazelle, relentlessly tracked by Africa’s great predators, migrate in a clockwise fashion over 1,800 miles each year in search of rain ripened grass. Sarova Mara Game Camp is well positioned to enjoy this unique phenomenon. The rolling plains around the Camp are teeming with wildebeest, gazelles and zebras during the migration months, and the Camp is situated right in the center of their migration path. A wildlife safari puts you right in the middle of all this action. Get a first-hand account of this epic phenomenon and live to tell the tale. A safari also helps you acquaint yourself with the landscapes of this beautiful African setting.

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Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge Lake Nakuru National Park - KENYA

Located on a range of hills that form the Africa’s Great Rift Valley, this lodge offers spectacular views of Lake Nakuru. The lake is known for a huge variety of bird species. Lake Nakuru National Park gives sanctuary to the endangered black rhino among its prestigious wildlife. The view from the pool is breathtaking at dusk when the scattered lights of Nakuru town shimmers on the surface of the lake. The large 60 rooms feature two queen beds, huge curved glass windows. Some of the activities include game drives, nature walks, bird watching, swimming, and board games.

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Mbweha Camp Soysambu Conservancy


Lake Nakuru National Park - KENYA

Mbweha Camp located in the greater Soysambu Conservancy has a large part of Lake Elementaita within its borders and beautiful views of the Eburru and Mau Ranges. It is only a few hours away from the capital city, Nairobi, once there one gets to enjoy the relaxed atmosphere surrounded by vast expanse of land, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. At Mbweha one is spoilt for choice on what to experience, you will want to go on game drives, custom made for you with the professional guides. An early morning excursion on camel back to the shores of Lake Elementaita, with breakfast by the Lake watching the Flamingoes, or have breakfast at the lodge and go out for a sumptuous bush lunch, whilst enjoying the magnificent bird life on the shores of Lake Nakuru, at night one can enjoy a leisurely game drive within our very own Conservancy or simply lounge around the pool or on your private verandah.

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Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge Tsavo West National Park - KENYA For decades Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge has been one of Kenya’s flagship lodges, famed for being among the World’s Most Photographed Lodges. A favourite amongst travellers in search of luxury accommodation, Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge is a luxurious safari escape set in the heart of the Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary overlooking a waterhole and the vast Tsavo plains. Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge’s charm is evident from the outset. Here guests will savour uncompromising high standards of service, efficiency and personalized attention.

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Machaba Safaris


Tarlton - BOTSWANA

Machaba Camp is situated in the game rich Khwai area, on the eastern tongue of the Okavango Delta. The name Machaba is the local Setswana name for the Sycamore Fig Tree, the tree of life. The Machaba tree abounds in the Okavango Delta and most African riverine forests. The camp is built in the classic 1950’s style, with 8 luxury safari tents & 2 family tents featuring en-suite bathrooms and living areas, not forgetting the romantic outdoor showers. All the tents are situated on the nestled in the beautiful riverine treeline on the Khwai River, overlooking the Moremi Game Reserve.

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Mwiba Lodge Arusha - TANZANIA

Rising from the boulders amidst coral trees is an architectural myriad of natural elements and contemporary concepts. Mwiba Lodge is a study of contrasts. The landscape is mercurial giving rise to the feeling that the lodge was born of this land, rather than created. Sit at the edge of the world on the Great Rift Valley Escarpment and gaze across the great plains of Africa until twilight casts shadows and Mwiba Lodge beckons you home. Awaken to breakfasts amidst the trees, walk alongside the Hadzabe and see the land through their eyes, and jump with the Datoga as they embrace the setting sun. This is a land of transformative energy, let it wash over you.

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Acacia Seronera Luxury Camp 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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Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge Arusha - TANZANIA Located at the highest point on Ngorongoro crater’s entire rim in Tanzania, Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge stands well over half a kilometer above the crater floor and offers the best views of any of the lodges on the crater rim. The lodge is based around an impressive central glass atrium that overlooks the swimming pool. Themed around traditionally circular African houses with conical roofs, the lodge features 97 comfortable double queen bed rooms that includes five inter-connecting rooms and one wheel chair accessible room. Some activities include: game drives, crater excursions, bush lunch, nature walks and card games.

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Serengeti Sopa Lodge


Serengeti National Park - TANZANIA

Located on the edge of the escarpment overlooking the wildlife-teeming plains of the south-western part of the world-famous Serengeti National Park, Serengeti Sopa Lodge lies within an area of outstanding natural beauty. Elephants, waterbucks, warthogs, zebras, giraffes, buffalo, lions, hyenas and a host of other wildlife native to the Serengeti are within viewing distance from the lodge. The lodge offers 73 rooms that include 4 honeymoon suites, 4 interconnecting rooms and 1 wheelchair accessible room, each of which offer two queen-sized beds, lounge, amenities, veranda and en-suite bathroom. Some activities include game drives, outdoor dining and swimming.

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Widiane Suites & Spa Bin El Ouidane - MOROCCO In the heart of Middle Atlas is nesting a most subtle pearl, Widiane Suites & Spa. A concentration of essence and wellbeing to enrich your senses as you take in open views, fresh air and contrasting landscapes. Associating luxury and refinement, this Eco Green masterpiece is the ideal retreat for nature lovers, where the time ceases to let you enjoy the celestial and charming site. Hotel Widiane Suites and Spa provides you with an exclusive and spacious meeting room, set in refreshing surroundings, it is equipped to the highest standards. Facing the lake with a dedicated terrace area, its large bay windows allow for natural light over extended parts of the day.

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Indian Ocean

Anjajavy le Lodge - Relais & Châteaux Anjajavy - MADAGASCAR Welcome to the lost world of Anjajavy, an enchanted peninsula on the northwest coast of Madagascar. Set along sandy beaches, azure waters and encircled by a fabulous forest reserve, Anjajavy reflects the rich diversity and untouched beauty of Madagascar and the natural warm hospitality of its people. An award-winning member of the Relais & Châteaux association since 2004, of which it is the only representative in Madagascar, the Lodge meets 4* superior international standards. Classified by WWF as a global priority in terms of conservation, the eco-region of deciduous dry forest of the north-west area of Anjajavy is a shelter to communities of rare and endemic faunal and floral species. Through its diversity, this natural environment is home to a great variety of plants and animals which are unique and harmless in some specific ecotypes. Each of the 24 rosewood villas borders the main beach of the huge private estate of the lodge. Anjajavy le Lodge awaits your discovery.

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Middle East

Mysk Al Badayer Retreat Sharjah - UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Close your eyes and imagine a caravanserai coming from a long way along the Silk Road. That would be the perfect example of what the Al Badayer Retreat presents. A picturesque desert stop set against the sweeping dunes of central Sharjah. Live in a traditional Arabian castle from the age of times decorated with the comfort of modernity. Rooms are all adorned with Arabian culture and ornaments, leaving you with 1001 memories to reminiscent. Feel the attentive welcome evocative of an Emirati home. Al Badayer Retreat offers specialty and an all-day dining restaurant.

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The Kayon Jungle Resort by Pramana Ubud, Bali - INDONESIA

The Kayon Jungle Resort is a place where seasoned travellers can escape the hectic pace of everyday life and feel renewed by the beauty of nature. This sanctuary of tropical indulgence is located within the traditional Balinese village of Bresela, Payangan and is just 25 minutes from the cultural heart of Ubud. It commands a prime piece of landscape whereby a collection of just 38 tastefully-appointed suites and private pool villas promise unrivalled luxury paired with some amazing views. The resort is enhanced by modern lifestyle facilities and a three-tier swimming pool that replicates the curved formation of the island’s famous rice terraces. The Kayon Jungle Resort conveys a look of pure Balinese elegance that is destined to transcend the passing hands of time.

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The Kayon Resort Ubud by Pramana Ubud, Bali - INDONESIA The Kayon Resort by Pramana is perched on the Ubud hillside, surrounded with the holy Petanu River and the lush and tropical rainforest which gives a relaxing vibe. Kayon means tree of life creations and the secret that grows from earth towards heaven. Located only 10 minutes’ drive from Ubud center, this enchanting five star boutique resort is designed in complete harmony with nature. Decorated with Ramayana story relief on stone wall, creating a romantic ambience. At The Kayon Resort, the Ubud life Secret is discovered and the romantic love story is created, with genuine Balinese hospitality.

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Mason Elephant Lodge Taro, Bali - INDONESIA

Take a walk on the wild side and the most unique resort on the island of Bali set within 3.5 hectares of the multi award winning Mason Elephant Lodge. A luxury private purpose built 27 room safari style lodge which offers a world exclusive experience to interact, feed, rice, observe, learn, play and stay with 31 beautiful Sumatran elephants, one of the most rare and endangered species left in the world today. Featuring all the trappings of a luxury boutique resort, the Mason Elephant Lodge is for everyone from elephant lovers, children and families and for those who would enjoy peace and tranquility of being ensconced in beautiful tropical botanical parkland surrounds. The lodge is also ideal for couples seeking a unique and intimate romantic getaway in one of the most spectacular settings in Bali.

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Shunyata Villas Bali Karangasem, Bali - INDONESIA Shunyata Villas Bali is an eco-luxury resort and tropical wellness getaway. Guests can relax far away from mass tourism, recharge their batteries and enjoy numerous offers such as Massages, Yoga, Excursions. Located on a magical cliff at the east coast of Bali, guests can expect a fantastic view of the Indian Ocean, volcanic mountains and the islands Lombok and Nusa Penida. All spacious villas (around 150-200 m2 each) have a private pool, ocean view and an open bathing garden. For lunch and dinner the hotel chef and his team will spoil with 3-course menus, homemade and fresh everyday with high quality ingredients only. Guests have free 24/7 access to the 30m infinity pool and the new yoga shala.

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Sutera Sanctuary Lodges Kota Kinabalu - MALAYSIA Less than a 15-minute speedboat ride from the city centre is the alluring Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Manukan Island in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. Unwind as you catch some rays on the Resort’s exclusive beach area, enjoy a thirst-quenching cocktail at the bar or even go on a scuba diving adventure off the island’s coastline. For avid divers, the reefs at Manukan Island offer excellent crystal clear water and beautiful corals. On the mainland, the main attraction has to be the majestic Mount Kinabalu. Located within the UNESCO World Heritage Site is the Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Kinabalu Park. Travellers get to enjoy the best of both worlds as they enjoy the pristine surroundings of nature while relaxing in the comfort of these luxury lodges. Whether you’re cruising the cerulean waters of Manukan Island or trekking the trails of Mount Kinabalu, you can always seek your sanctuary at Sutera Sancutary Lodges.

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Oyado The Earth



Moon and sea are not always friendly. In this wild nature, though, in this untamed Earth, you can find your true self. At the Earth, guests can find themselves and also be reminded that the Earth sustains us. Helping guests to feel these powerful and gentle forces of nature—this is true entertainment. Oyado The Earth rests in a primeval forest, and sits along cliffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The hotel personifies the contours of the Earth and awakens your senses to the wonders of nature. This is not just a hotel stay - this is a moment in time.

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Herangtunet Boutique Hotel Norway


Heggenes - NORWAY

Herangtunet is both an intimate and a luxury hotel in Norway. For your trip to Scandinavia, Herangtunet is the best hotel in Norway, whatever the goal of your visit is. Many years have been spent making it the wonderful warm place it is today. A place where ideas have found a home in four suites and five rooms, each with their own identity and story to tell when you sit down in one of the chairs in front of the fireplace.

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Arctic TreeHouse Hotel Rovaniemi - FINLAND The Arctic TreeHouse Hotel offers you a brand new way to experience the Arctic Circle and the beauty of the Northern Lights in the nest like atmosphere of their thoughtfully designed Suites. With spectacular views over the treetops, the Suites offer an exclusive combination of local tradition, Lappish heritage and modern Scandinavian design. The atmospheric lounge area invites you to relax with your friends and loved ones, while the stylish panoramic Rakas Restaurant & Bar caters delicious local food with love in unique surroundings. Arctic TreeHouse Hotel provides 32 Arctic TreeHouse Suites and 5 bigger Arctic Glass Houses. Each of the Suites and Houses are peacefully located in the pure nature by the Arctic Circle.

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Octola Lodge


Rovaniemi - FINLAND

There is no shortage of amenities to complement outstanding views and beautiful untamed arctic wilderness rich with activities, natural wonders, wildlife and the cleanest air and water. Octola is to enjoy the most authentic and splendid private wilderness experience in Lapland. The Lodge offers its own private routes, private spring which supplies the cleanest water, private electricity, private wilderness security systems, Octola’s private wilderness is also surrounded by arctic animals and even a private reindeer herding area which allows you an opportunity to pet and feed them. Octola is the place where your heart and soul will fall in love.

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Mriya Resort & Spa Yalta - RUSSIA

Among the beauty of the South Shore of Crimea, with a unique landscape and salubrious nature resources, Mriya Resort & SPA provides 425 luxury rooms with exquisite design and contemporary facilities. All rooms feature a private balcony with stunning view on the Black Sea. Most demanding guests will be greatly impressed by the posh design and luxurious details of the 12 family and 2 presidential villas, located in the park zone of the resort. Delicate tastes of fine dining in Epicure restaurant, Mediterranean elegance of L’Olivo restaurant, and Asian charm of Mandarin restaurant and European and local kitchen in the main Azur restaurant, will take the guests of Mriya Resort into a delicious journey of cuisine from around the world. Day and night activities will provide endless opportunities for recreation and relaxation in Mriya Resort. Medical Center is a leading health center that combines the latest technology and international standards of medical care. SPA Center Mriya takes the guests into the magic world of paradise.

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Dollenberg Schwarzwald Resort Bad Peterstal-Griesbach - GERMANY Positioned on a stunning mountain hill above Bad Peterstal-Griesbach the 5-star superior Black Forest Dollenberg Resort is a welcoming and homey haven of peace. This luxury scenic view hotel is set in beautiful natural surroundings of a 7-hectare private park with walking paths, themed gardens, pavilions, artwork, amphitheatre and St Anna’s chapel overlooking the Black Forest. Gourmet and spa delights join forces with mountain magic and a joyous experience of nature. Culinary offerings include the 2-Michelin star Le Pavillon restaurant, run by acclaimed chef Martin Herrmann, legendary cookery courses, unique outdoor dining experiences and the kitchen party! The destination spa is second-to-none: 5,000sqm DOLLINA Spa & Health is one of Germany’s top spas. Five pools and a mountain lake soothe and satisfy, using Bad Peterstal-Griesbach’s medicinal spring water… bliss!

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Hotel Plunhof Ridanna - ITALY Hotel Plunhof is a luxury and romantic hideaway with a unique mountain spa in South Tyrol’s picturesque Ridanna Valley. The hotel is a family business run by eight siblings and their mother. The environmental awareness and commitment of the Volgger family to the region is reflected across the entire hotel, from the Mediterranean Alpine kitchen to the hotel’s Bacchus wine cellar, materials, furnishings and architecture. The Plunhof is one of the first EU Ecolabel certified hotels in Italy and has attained ClimateHOtel pre-certification. Spa Minera is all about wellbeing between heaven and earth with a unique ‘wellness above and below the surface’ concept. The destination spa was created in homage to the centuries-old mining tradition around the village and showcases spa experiences with a historic twist.

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Li Neuli Country Club


San Pantaleo - ITALY

In the heart of the natural park of Gallura Costa Smeralda, the colors of the Country House stand out: color white like the clouds of the Sardinian sky, brick red like the earth. The harmony with the environment and the connection with nature, are the backdrop for an exclusive retreat where luxury, design and refinement blend and complete the experience in the unique modern reinterpretation of a rural context. The living room lives in the outside green private park, a stunning environment that overwhelms the eyes and the heart. Five exclusive residences, naturally bound and equipped with private swimming pools, that are characterized on the outside by the warm colors of Sardinia; on the inside by a different and unexpected style that perfectly balances the classic and contemporary style. Shades of grays and silver that blend with the warm colors of natural wood and Orosei marble, for a refined ambience that will make you feel cosmopolitan even though within the green heart of the Gallura countryside. A contrast in harmony that leaves its mark in the heart and soul.

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Villa Mojana Bellagio Limonta - ITALY

Villa Mojana Bellagio is a newly opened lakeside villa in the renowned Lake Como area of Italy. Each room is a vivid design experience with distinct furniture and views of the lake and mountains. The villa offers an infinity pool facing the lake where guests can enjoy an aperitivo and snacks throughout the day. Adding to its charm and experience, is also a wine cellar filled with Organic wine from Italy. The wine is locally produced by the owners and is marked by its Organic and Biodynamic properties. Villa Mojana Bellagio is truly a combination of relaxation, food, wine and nature.

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Molo44 Suites Puerto Banus Marbella - SPAIN The comfort of an hotel and the feeling of a house, Molo 44 suites Puerto BanĂşs completely dominates the Golf Valley of Nueva Andalucia. The wood, the terracotta floor, the ceramics, the design objects and the ancient furniture are the elements that distinguishes us and makes Molo 44suites Puerto BanĂşs an elegant and relaxed place, a meeting point of travellers, a charming residence where you can enjoy moments of calm and relax, surrounded by the scent of jasmine and lemon blossom, on the terrace or in the pool. The services include breakfast, private chef and concierge service.

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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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Ribeira Collection Hotel Arcos de Valdevez - PORTUGAL

The Ribeira Collection Hotel is a 4 star charming hotel, housed in a historic building from 1916. Located in the heart of the village of Arcos de Valdevez, Viana do Castelo District, the hotel is 5 minutes walking distance from the river beach, 1 hour driving distance both from Porto and Vigo. It is composed by 37 elegant rooms distributed by 4 typologies, located on the Vez river. All rooms are equipped with a minibar, air conditioning, a flat screen TV, a safe and free wi-fi. The hotel has also a SPA with all facilities as well as a large garden with direct access to the serene river. It has a private car park, a terrace, the lobby bar and the 1880 English bar, where you can enjoy the best of the special menu. Due to its central location, and its facilities it’s the perfect option for corporate events. 50 minutes driving distance from Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport (Porto), the Ribeira Collection Hotel is the closest access to the Peneda Gerês National Park, where you can explore unique places such as Soajo and Sistelo.

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Prima Donna Patara - TURKEY

The Prima Donna Hotel, an unusual and rare find of eight lodges named after legendary Hollywood sirens, and iconic starlets of the ‘silver screen’ and a bit of Tinsel town glitz infuses the otherwise traditional Turkish design ethic. There are lovely private swimming pool villas, a shared swimming pool and spacious sun deck overlooking the glorious Patara Beach. Anyone with a penchant for boutique style will love the interiors – an eclectic, Pantone-palette of primary colours against rustic stone. Their location is no less spectacular – near the world famous Patara Beach. Prima Donna is set in over six acres of woodland. Eclectic meets Bohemia, art meets hotel, put it all together and you get romance coupled with an unforgettable holiday experience. Relax then go quad biking, go mountain biking, choose adventure or sun on Patara’s 18 Km sandy beach not five minutes’ drive away. Letoon and Xanthos which is in UNESCO heritage list are 10 minutes’ drive and The Lycian Union Parliament Building, which is considered the oldest parliament building in the world is 5 minutes by drive.

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Infinity Villas Kalkan - TURKEY Infinity rental villas are situated in the Kas, Kalkan area. These distinctive villas which will daze you as soon as you see them, with their splendid design and excellent location, offer you a visual feast extending all the way to the sea, through a wonderful very green valley. The waterfall on the counter side of the valley flowing intensively in spring and winter makes one feel peaceful and stationary. The outdoor/indoor swimming pool (safeguarded), professional fitness centre, jacuzzi, sauna and bath will rest your spirit and body and are available in all the villas. Thus, a more comfortable, peaceful garden enjoyment is offered for you. The villas have been designed with garden in order to provide you a larger and more comfortable environment By this means, you can fully enjoy both pool and garden during your holiday and feel nature’s most distinctive state. The villas have been built in such a manner that garden and pool are invisible from outside. This fantastic and unique natural wonder, that will get in your spirit, is waiting for you!!

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Paliokaliva Village Zakynthos - GREECE

Paliokaliva village is a private complex - perfectly peaceful... just 1 km from Tsilivi resort and a stone’s throw to the nearest beach, with 18 stone-built traditional villas, studios, and apartments all surrounded by immaculate gardens providing natural beauty for guests to enjoy as well as a wonderful place for families and couples to spend quality time together. The swimming pool overlooking the Ionian sea is fringed by sun loungers where, guests can spend leisurely days at the pool without a care in the world enjoying delicious breakfasts ,lunch and dinners at “Elia Restaurant” just one more reason why their village is the perfect choice for families with children. Enjoy huge diversity in landscape as well as sights and activities, there is something for everyone whether you want tranquil relaxation, adventure, or natural exploration you can find it all at Paliokaliva Village!

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Oia Mare Villas Santorini - GREECE Oia Mare Villas is ideally located in the Old Traditional Oia Village, on the Caldera Cliff, above the Ammoudi Bay at the magic sunset point, overlooking the Caldera, the Aegean Sea and Thirassia Island. From the hotel’s swimming pool guests can gaze at the sea and enjoy the magnificent sunset views. Oia Mare Villas offers well-appointed studios and suites. Each white unit remains true to the style of the island, featuring simple yet elegant decoration. All accommodation types have a private balcony or terrace overlooking the breathtaking sea. Free Wi-Fi internet is available at the Hotel’s areas and in the rooms. Guests staying at Oia Mare Villas can easily explore the village of Oia and visit its local taverns and restaurants and enjoy the Ammoudi Bay and its traditional fish taverns, situated a few steps down the cliff. With spectacular views of the Caldera and Aegean Sea, this charming hotel offers a secluded location away from Oia’s tourist areas, just 10 minutes’ walk from beautiful Ammoudi Bay.

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Mystery Skiathos - GREECE

Mystery, Skiathos Luxury Residence is a stylish and elegant unit combining traditional architecture, enriched by modern elements. Local stone and aged wood create a naturally beautiful accent and a soothing power. Inside 10 luxury suites with unique design most of them with private hot tub, tell their own stories. They all offer views to the hotel’s garden and pool and also to the green surrounding mountains. Guests can exclusively enjoy a wide range from Mediterranean cooking, to light bite menus and a variety of refreshing cocktails served at the on-site snack-bar-restaurant.

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Gillham Vineyard Hotel


Kyrenia - CYPRUS

Nestled amongst the vines, on a mountain in the Mediterranean, Gillham Vineyard offers 31 luxuriously appointed suites surrounded by nature. This exclusive, adult only, boutique hotel allows you to discover the culture of wine and its rich history, where the artisan vintners share their knowledge and passion in the art of winemaking. On the edge of the vineyards, guests are invited to a full range of Vinotherapy treatments for the mind, body and soul utilizing the grapes from the estate. They experience new flavors and creative cuisine at the restaurants, where the chef creates stunning new takes on local ingredients to combine perfectly with the estate made wines. With its warmth and personal attention, Gillham vineyard is an exquisite retreat where serenity and beauty meet on the Island of Cyprus.

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North America

Fairmont Mayakoba Playa del Carmen - MEXICO Fairmont Mayakoba, a luxurious private retreat and part of the luxurious Mayakoba gated resort community - is a unique and precious jewel among beach resorts. With an exceptional location, the AAA Five Diamond Fairmont Mayakoba offers all manner travelers a spectacular and unique setting. It embraces the ancient Mayan culture, which still reverberates and is complemented by the welcoming Mexican culture; the luxurious environs and the desire to always be the perfect host. Each of the 401 guest rooms welcomes and pamper guests with excellent amenities, versatile facilities and well-credentialed professionals.

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Australia & Oceania

Hotel St Moritz, Queenstown Queenstown - NEW ZEALAND Idyllically located in the heart of Queenstown, with breath-taking views overlooking Lake Wakatipu and The Remarkables mountain range, Hotel St Moritz embodies the spirit of its location. Blending understated luxury with warmth, and genuine hospitality, Hotel St Moritz offers a choice of rooms and suites, each handsomely appointed cleverly blend timeless classics with modern essentials. Hotel St Moritz features Lombardi Restaurant, Bar and Library, a gymnasium and hot tub garden.

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Eagles Nest

Australia & Oceania


“Eagles Nest…. somewhere between seven stars and heaven.” This multi-award winning New Zealand luxury hotel & retreat is set within a 75 acre estate atop its own private ridgeline offering spectacular views of the Bay of Islands. Designed and furnished in an eclectic international contemporary style, where gardens and lodgings blend into the natural topography and foliage. Unlike so many New Zealand luxury hotels, Eagles Nest at Russell in the Bay of Islands also offers the services of its own resident personal trainer and spa therapists ensuring the most indulgent of stays.

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