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ZAYA NURAI ISLAND AYANA RESORT EAGLES NEST CASA DE CAMPO GOLDENEYE ANANTARA

ELOUNDA BAY PALACE JA MANUFARU FORTE VILLAGE THANDA SAFARIS SAXON AMANPURI RIXOS & MORE

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ZAYA NURAI ISLAND

Stay at the most sought-aer luxury beach resort. Stemming from the Arabic word 'Nur' meaning light, Nurai is an island of staggering beauty, of turquoise seas and white sands.

EAGLES NEST

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.

MARY GOSTELOW

Mary casts her eye over six forthcoming new Villas that are bound to have everyone talking: from the Alpin Grand in Gstaad to the enchanting Nukutepipi in French Polynesia.

FORTE VILLAGE

The six Villas in Sardinia’s award-winning Forte Village Resort represent the pinnacle of space, style and service. The space and style come in the form of expansive floor areas and Neapolitan-style state-of-the-art furnishing solutions.

MAZAGAN BEACH & GOLF RESORT

Created by a well-known Moroccan architect, Jamal Lamiri Alaoui, these luxurious and spacious villas are exquisitely designed, found nowhere else in Morocco.

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AYANA RESORT BALI ELOUNDA BAY JA MANUFARU CASA DE CAMPO ANANTARA THE PALM DUBAI 106 KEMPINSKI HOTEL 18 40 46 52 70

110 MADINAT JUMEIRAH RESORT 114 THANDA SAFARI 154 ROUNDHILL 160 ONE&ONLY 164 RIXOS 180 AMANPURI

DAILY Publisher Kevin Rolfe Editor Siddharth Thaker Editor-at-large Mary Gostelow Designers Mike Gibas Mark Askam Editorial Team Anton RenshaweStrack Christopher O’Toole Rebecca Cohen Phil Blizzard Photography Mark Hakansson Ben Roberts Anjjelo San Buenaventura

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ZAYA NURAI ISLAND ABU DHABI VOTED MOST INCREDIBLE PRIVATE ISLAND

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NURAI’S BEAUTY “The natural beauty of the island really captured me. I never imagined I would spend so much time just staring out at the views.” YOUR DAY AT NURAI Stay at the most sought-aer luxury beach resort. Stemming from the Arabic word 'Nur' meaning light, Nurai is an island of staggering beauty, of turquoise seas and white sands. It' a place filled with natural harmony appealing to all five senses.

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WATER VILLA Imagine a space that seems to levitate over water. Each four-bedroom Water Villa provides a generous 10,000 square feet of light- filled living space. The turquoise ocean is your private backyard.

Villa Details: • Beds: 4 bedrooms with option of king sized bed or twin beds • Bathrooms: 5 bathrooms • Pool Size: 120 m2 • Villa Size: 950 m2 Villa Features: • Fully equipped gourmet kitchen • Gourmet fridge • Oversized bathtub • Walk-in rainfall showers • 48″ TV • Polk speakers • Outdoor terrace • Infinity edge pool • Private patio and sun deck • Rooop dining and barbeque area • Electronic safe

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BEAch ESTATE The Beach Estates are tucked under sweeping grass canopies doed around the perimeter of the island, each with its own private beach and undisturbed ocean views. Each one has 18,000 square feet of living space. Sunbathing patios, outdoor dining areas and al fresco showers ensure complete immersion with the landscape. Villa Details: • Beds: 5 bedrooms with option of king sized bed or twin beds • Bathrooms: 7 bathrooms • Pool Size: 90 m2 • Estate Size: 1700 m2 Villa Features: • Fully equipped gourmet kitchen • Gourmet fridge • Oversized bathtub • Walk-in rainfall showers • Cinema room • Polk speakers • Outdoor terrace

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Infinity edge pool Private patio and sun deck Private beach Rooop dining and barbeque area Private sauna room Private steam room Electronic safe

MIND, BODY & SOUL. Relax and refresh yourself with the wide range of therapeutic beauty and body treatments at Zaya Spa starting from Q2 - 2016. Lounge in zen-like private pavilions, steam rooms, saunas and footbaths with spectacular views of the Arabian Gulf. Currently guests can indulge in our in-room treatments which guarantee total repose, without even having to leave your private haven. www.zayanuraiisland.com


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SOFITEL DUBAI THE PALM RESORT & SPA

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Be the first to discover Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa, a unique luxury 5-star resort on Dubai's Palm Jumeirah island. All 361 deeply comfortable rooms have balconies; suites boast 24-hour butlers and a private lounge. Indulge in a Beach Villa with a roof terrace and pool, or hotel apartments for longer stays in Dubai.Dine in a different part of the world every night with eight restaurants and seven bars and lounges. A ballroom hosts celebrations, while Inspired Meetings concierges offer creative incentive stays.

BEAch VILLA With Butler, 3 bedrooms, Terrace, Private Pool, Airport Transfer, Club Millésime345 m² / 3715 ² Polynesian design Villa, 2 King and 2 Single beds, private pool, jacuzzi and terrace. Free buffet breakfast and Basic WiFi, Hermès amenities, Bose Wave system. Fully furnished kitchen. Spa, Kids Club access.

Treat yourself to a hotel suite on Dubai's Palm Jumeirah. From chic Junior and Beach Suites to a magnificent Beach Villa with rooop terrace and

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pool, delight in 24-hour Butler for Palm, Opera Suites and Beach Villa and enjoy access to the Club Millésime


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JUMEIRAH

ZABEEL SARAY

ROYAL RESIDENCES ThE EPITOME OF LUXURIOUS LIVING Clustered around a magnificent lagoon pool and set amidst lush tropical gardens, the 38 exclusive Royal Residences feature the finest sources, including Turkish marble, rich dark wood and exterior ceramics from the ancient town of Iznik in western Anatolia.

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Enjoy privileged access to a private beachfront as well as a myriad of facilities offered by Jumeirah Zabeel Saray. Enjoy stunning views of the Arabian Gulf from a five-bedroom Beach Residence, which leads on to a private beach. Look out at a spectacular lagoon-style pool amongst tropical landscaping from the four-bedroom Lagoon Residences, or bask in the stunning décor and furnishings of the Seafront Residences.


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• 38 Royal Residences • Seven restaurants and two nightlife venues • Pristine private beach, outdoor infinity pool, two jacuzzis and a children’s pool • Avenue of Indulgence featuring 16 premium boutiques • 8,000 square metres Talise Ooman Spa • Fully equipped gym and Talise fitness studio

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LAGOON ROYAL RESIDENcES Journey in spaciousness, service and exquisite features with our Lagoon Royal Residences, delight in luxurious surroundings and enjoy a private entrance to a lagoon pool right from your living room door. The sumptuous interiors welcome you in rich Turkish Ooman style with elegant marble and parquet flooring, unique reflection pools and services including 24-hour butler service, private security and an exclusive private resort entrance.

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SEAFRONT ROYAL RESIDENcES Our Seafront Royal Residences are exclusively set in a lush tropical landscaping to offer you an opulent and exotic break. Its elegant interiors are perfectly appointed with exquisite features from stunning chandeliers to marble and parquet flooring, where you can enjoy your own private garden area or delight your very own private pool amid the backdrop of the Dubai skyline.


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BEAch ROYAL RESIDENcES Our Beach Royal Residences will surpass your expectations with their exquisite ocean views and equally breathtaking spacious interiors. With an opulent Oî…&#x;oman style, you will enjoy a wealth of features and services including 24 hour butler service, private security and entrance, or an exclusive private entrance to our pristine beach direct from your very own garden.

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AYANA RES

The award-winning AYANA Resort and Spa Bali is a world-class destination resort located on 90 hectares of cliff-top land perched above Jimbaran Bay, just 10 kilometers from Bali airport. AYANA’s majestic sunsets and ocean-front views are complemented by white-sand beach and shared facilities as Bali’s only integrated resort with RIMBA Jimbaran Bali. With full access to all dining and recreation at both AYANA and RIMBA and complimentary resort shule, guests enjoy the most extensive on-site facilities of any resort in Bali.

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There are 15 restaurants and bars including the famous Rock Bar; exclusive private beach; 11 swimming pools; world-class Spa with Aquatonic Seawater Therapy Pool and Spa on the Rocks treatment; golf-puing and fitness center; and complimentary WiFi in public areas. Located at RIMBA, the sister property, and surrounded by a stunning lake, rice paddy and edible gardens; Kampoeng Bali is a stand alone restaurant with outdoor amphitheater that welcomes you into an authentic Balinese village experience. Enjoy an extensive Balinese buffet with live cooking stations as well as an exciting Kecak performance beneath the stars. Open Monday, Wednesday and Friday, this dynamic theatrical culinary program is designed to delight guests of all ages.


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BALI The most spacious and acclaimed Bali luxury resort with awards from Conde Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure and CNN among many others, AYANA oers a 290-room hotel and 78 private pool villas in Bali spread out along its 1.3 kilometer coastline, in addition to 282 rooms and suites at RIMBA. For a completely indulgent romantic vacation, escape to the best villa in Bali, dine at lavish restaurants, take part in boundless resort recreation, or just relax in the ďŹ ve star hotel in Bali with no schedule except your next treatment at the Thermes Marins Spa and award-winning Spa on the Rocks.

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The Villas at AYANA Resort Enjoy magical sunsets from this breathtaking cliff-top location above Jimbaran. Bali luxury villas at The Villas at AYANA Resort is perfect for a honeymoon in Bali and travelers seeking an intimate haven to relax, refresh and rebalance to the tranquil island spirit. Each of the 78 spacious private pool villas in Bali features luxurious linens, indigenous artworks, separate living areas and enormous marble bathrooms. From arrival at the ‘floating’ Villa Lobby, enjoy maximum privacy and 24-hour service from internationally-certified butlers, complemented by the exclusive AYANA’s Lile Luxuries and extensive on-site facilities. Cherish a floating brunch in your private pool, romantic candle-light dinner, soul-balancing massage, or lazy days with no disturbances. Or step out to indulge at Thermes Marins Bali Spa, a variety of restaurants, the iconic Rock Bar Bali, and white-sand beach. cliff Villas Located amongst The Villas at AYANA Resort’s tranquil gardens surrounded by colorful flower beds, quiet corners, koi ponds and garden statues, bridges and streams, the 38 Cliff Villas are the most spacious one-bedroom luxury private villas in Bali. Indoor areas seamlessly connect with the outdoors to provide 500sqm (5,380sqf) of contemporary designer style at these luxury pool villas in Bali. Guests of the Cliff Villas enjoy convenient access to the Villa Lobby, Library, twotiered infinity-edged River Pool (considered AYANA’s ‘secret pool’ due to its secluded location), chic Martini Bar, and Dava Restaurant, for gourmet a la carte breakfasts and an unrivaled fine dining experience each night. Ocean Villas These 39 stunning luxury pool villas in Bali comprise one-bedroom honeymoon villas and two-bedroom family pool villas. Inspired by the Balinese philosophy of Tri Hita Kirana, the ethnic Indonesian style and local furnishings and artworks of the Ocean Villas embodies the spirit of Bali, with modern comforts and luxuries. Each 298-530sqm (3200-5705sqf) luxury private villa in Bali provides spacious and secluded accommodation, as well as convenient access to restaurants and Rock Bar Bali, where all Bali luxury villa guests may make sunset reservations as part of their AYANA’s Lile Luxuries.

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AYANA Villa Situated on 3000sqm (32,292sqf) of landscaped tropical gardens on the edge of the cliff, this three-bedroom luxury private villa in Bali is true to its name as a ‘place of refuge.’ Offering the most stunning cliff-top views on the island and the privacy of its secluded location in a tranquil corner of the property, this is AYANA Resort and Spa Bali’s most lavish venue for an exclusive escape, unforgeable Bali honeymoon, or a Bali villa wedding. A private driveway provides exclusive and secure access, leading to a terraced water feature reminiscent of Bali’s famed rice fields, with fountains that gently flow towards carved doors offering entry into the stunning Bali luxury villas. Inside, Balinese architecture and décor harmoniously blend with the most innovative modern comforts, top-of-the-line amenities and state-of-the-art electronics. This is the jewel in AYANA Resort and Spa’s crown. • Three bedrooms with uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean: two downstairs with sliding doors to the gardens, and one upstairs with a private balcony • Adjoining bathrooms featuring deluxe soaking tubs, grand shower rooms, double vanities, and designer amenities • 11 meter-long infinity-edged pool with heated whirlpool • Lounge area with 60-inch Plasma television and floor-to-ceiling ocean-front glass doors • Carved dining table for up to 10 people, and carved bar featuring premium wine selection • Private spa treatment room • Private Gym • Private yoga and meditation classes are available • 24-hour dedicated butler service • Expansive gardens and separate catering facilities for functions for up to 100 people • Return airport transfer • Wedding Gazebo on the cliff-edge


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Romantic Dining Experiences Unforgeable Bali Romantic Dining Experiences What could be more memorable than a Bali romantic dinner under a star-studded moonlit sky alongside your loved one? Candles flicker, music floats through the air and your personal waiter tends to you as if you’re the only two people in the world. Bali Romantic Dining Experiences are served in a private villa, aglow with hundreds of candles encircling the garden and reflected in the plunge pool. These romantic getaways in Bali can also be enjoyed in the our Bali luxury private villa, set upon the bluff with panoramic ocean views.

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Spa on the Rocks Stunningly located on rocks amidst the sparkling Indian Ocean, these two awe-inspiring spa villas are the pinnacle of our Bali luxury spa. Surrounded by the sea, each spa villa has been ingeniously designed to blend with the environment, highlighted in Indonesian ‘merbau’ wood, traditional Balinese ‘alang alang’ thatched roofs, and interiors enhanced by the natural contours of the rocks on which they sit. Experience the sound of waves gently lulling beneath, feel so seabreezes dri into your private villa and be invigorated by the scent of refreshing ocean mist whilst indulging in a treatment created exclusively for Bali Spa on the Rocks guests at the best spa resort in Bali.

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NEW ZEALAND’S ULTIMATE LUXURY RETREAT

Experience Bay of Islands Luxury hotel accommodation in New Zealand 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.

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Redefining the Luxury hotel paradigm 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. Four of the five world class villas offers its own private heated horizon edged lap pool, all offering private Jacuzzis, air conditioning, original artworks, home theatre system, Ecostore amenities and fully equipped gourmet kitchen. Our team of talented resident personal chefs can spoil you for the evening. They will offer a specially designed menu of your choice featuring freshly caught fish, venison, lamb, crayfish (lobster) and more. Eagles Nest personal chefs will prepare this meal in your own private villa. Giving you the opportunity to take in the breathtaking views, with a superb glass of New Zealand wine from the Estate’s extensive cellar.

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Bay of Islands New Zealand Located in the Bay of Islands within easy walking distance of the historic town of Russell in New Zealand, the estate offers a variety of luxury accommodation options for the most discerning of travellers. The Bay of Islands is a world renowned holiday destination offering over 144 islands to explore in this sub tropical paradise. World class big game fishing, scenic cruising, sailing diving, kayaking, bush walking, mountain biking, helicopter flight seeing, romantic picnics on your own private island are but some of the many options available from Eagles Nest.

EAGLES NEST…. SOMEWHERE BETWEEN SEVEN STARS AND HEAVEN

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ABOUT RAhIMOANA In so shades of pale grey and white, Rahimoana epitomizes the refined elegance of modern minimalism. With a dramatic aerofoil copper roof serenely floating above three-metre sliding glass walls, Rahimoana enjoys 300 degree views of ocean, islands, sunsets and landscapes.

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Four superb en-suited bedrooms occupy the four corners and flank the generous living and entertaining areas. All have jaw-dropping views and flow seamlessly onto granite balconies and then on to the beautifully-landscaped lawns and grounds. The ever changing ocean and sky,islands, sunsets, wildlife and the sounds of the waves rolling onto your own private beach hint at why Rahimoana is the worlds ultimate holiday villa.


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Drenched in all day sun, this stunning villa sits on a 44 acre private headland with panoramic views of New Zealands famed Bay of Islands. With over a kilometer of beach and ocean frontage overlooking unlimited deep water anchorage, this iconic, one of a kind masterpiece also features a 25 meter infinity pool overlooking your own private beach, helipad, and acres of pristine private land and native bush. The memorable arrival and entryway, private courtyards, gymnasium, sauna, office, service area, and wine cellar flexibly enable both large scale and intimate entertaining and enjoyment with family, friends or business associates.

One eminent architect said, Rahimoana is what Frank Lloyd Wright would have done on this site if he were alive today. He continued, It will become known as an architectural icon around the world like Wrights Falling Water because of the extraordinary marriage of architecture and environment. From the water, it appears hunkered into the hilltop as if it was always meant to be there. This magnum opus boasts multiple indoor and outdoor living and lounge areas perfectly complementing the subtropical climate and breathtaking world class vistas. www.eaglesnest.co.nz

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Mary Gostelow’s TOP 6FORTHCOMING

Alpina Grand Alpina Grand, Gstaad, Switzerland, already has a rooop Panorama Suite that feels like a private chalet (the two floor 4,100 sq  space has three bedrooms and private gym, a spa with indoor four-sided fire place and outdoor jacuzzi, and panoramic views). Now await announcement of what owner Marcel Bach plans for his two existing sizeable chalets, adjacent to the hotel. www.thealpinagstaad.ch

Marbella Club Hotel Marbella Club Hotel, Marbella, has a 2,800 sq  Villa El Cortijo, named for a traditional Andalusian farmhouse. Designer is Jean Pierre Martel. The fourbedroom villa has a private pool and a garden fragrant with orange blossom, plus bougainvillea. www.marbellaclub.com

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El Dorado Maroma El Dorado Maroma, a Beachfront Resort, by Karisma, on the white sandy beach half an hour's drive from Cancun, opens its Palafitos overwater villas on September 1st, 2016. The 600 sq  one-bedroom villas come with glass floors, an indoor jacuzzi for two, 211 sq  outdoor deck and private infinity pools, plus ladders down into the ocean. www.eldoradosparesorts.com

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One&Only Le St-Géran One&Only Le St-Géran, Mauritius, closes February 2017 until the end of that year. Nothing else is known at this stage except that it will re-open with new private residences-to-let, with private pools. www.oneandonlyresorts.com

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Nukutepipi

Four Seasons Resort at Desroches Four Seasons Resort at Desroches, 35 minutes' flight from Mahe, The Seychelles, opens in 2017. This is a rebirth of the 51-room Desroches Resort, which is the only property on the three square mile Desroches Island. It will have 11 private villas, for rent – designer is Eco-id and all will have private pools. www.fourseasons.com

Nukutepipi, French Polynesia, will be available as a privateisland buy-out, maximum 30 people. Owned by Cirque du Soleil founder Guy La Liberté, Nukutepipi is 90 minutes' by private plane from Papeete – fully-staffed, the compex has dining choices, wellness, a movie theatre and medical support. www.spmhotels.com

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THE FLEMING VILLA AT GOLDENEYE JAMAICA

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The Fleming Villa along with its satellite coages, Pool House and Sweet Spot is all about privacy. Your own private beach, your own pool, and tropical garden. Located 20 minutes east of Ocho Rios and an 8-minute drive from Ian Fleming International Airport this 5 bedroom villa was Ian Fleming’s Jamaican retreat and where he wrote all 14 of the James Bond novels.

The villa features the original three bedrooms and two stand alone guest coages (sleeps up to 10). The villa comes with its own dedicated staff that includes a butler, housekeeper and cook.

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DINING Lunch or dinner under the famous almond trees planted by Ian Fleming, Fleming Beach BBQ and jerk feast, dinner in the protected Fleming cave or served anywhere else you would like in the villa’s famously lush garden.

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AcTIVITIES Spacious tropical gardens featuring several areas in which to dine overlooking the ocean. Private swimming pool with unique undulating design. Private Beach with grill and shower set into coastline. State-of-the-art sound system ...

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The Three Bedrooms Penthouse Suite with Panoramic Sea View Experience sheer luxury and the joy of sumptuous decor in this stately residence, which is composed of no less than three bedrooms, a lavishly furnished open plan living and dining room area and a fully equipped kitchen to suit your every need. Enjoy the ease and elegance of the three marble-lined bathrooms with a Jacuzzi and steam bath, and the additional guest WC. Providing a fantastic level of comfort, the Suite is located on the fourth floor of the main building and offers majestic, sweeping views of Mirabello Bay from its spacious balconies.

The Presidential Suite with Private Heated Pool on Water’s Edge Decorously living up to its name, the two-floored Presidential Suite is built in the architectural style of a maisonee and stands directly over the water's edge, offering extensive views of Mirabello Bay that can only inspire a deep sense of calm. On the ground floor it is composed of a sumptuously designed living and dining room area, while on the upper floor there is a very spacious bedroom that has been sophisticatedly decorated in soothing Mediterranean tones. On the ground floor, the Presidential Suite includes a separate walk-in dressing room and plush marblelined bathroom, while on the upper floor you can enjoy a large double vanity marble-lined bathroom with a steam bath and Jacuzzi bathtub. For your hours of private rest and recreation, the Suite has a wooden veranda with a charming private patio with a private heated whirlpool on the ground floor and balcony on the upper floor.

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The Two Bedrooms Grand Suite with Private Heated Pool on the Seafront Edge Two splendid villas stand over the water's edge and both of them are yours. This exquisite suite is comprised of two architectural gems, one of which is composed of a bedroom, a spacious separate living room and a bathroom with a Jacuzzi bathtub. The second villa is composed of a bedroom, an open plan living room, a dressing room and a luxurious bathroom with a steam bath and separate shower cabin. Stepping out onto a large veranda from either villa, facing a mesmerizing panoramic view of Mirabello Bay, you will find yourself in a lush garden with a private heated whirlpool designed for your delight.

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The Two Bedrooms Palace Suite with Panoramic Sea View, Private Heated Pool and Gym Room Elounda Bay offers you your own private palace, situated on the second row from the water’s edge and offering majestic panoramic views of Mirabello Bay. This eminent suite is composed of a fabulously lavish living room with a chic dining area, a fully equipped kitchen to suit your every need, two sumptuously comfortable bedrooms, an excellent private gym room and two luxurious marble-lined bathrooms, one of which has a Jacuzzi bathtub, steam bath and shower cabin. The graceful terraces lead to a perfectly soothing private swimmin heated whirlpool and a blossoming private garden, where you can relax profoundly while enjoying the stunning panoramic views of Mirabello Bay.


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SPA The new Espace Vitalité Chenot offers both holistic rejuvenation and relaxation in a seing of complete tranquillity. You'll relish the personal aention that is part of Chenot's renowned body and face treatments. Our highly trained therapists draw on their vast experience and a repertoire of signature Chenot massage techniques to suit the unique needs and desires of each individual guest.

Benefit from our Bio-light menu to further invigorate your energy and optimize your wellbeing. Full of innovative recipes, this salutary menu is a masterpiece of balanced eating with unforgeable flavors. www.eloundabay.gr

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JA MAN JA Manafaru, where couples can celebrate in paradise and where families can enjoy the spacious multi-bedroom beach villas. Your taste buds will be seduced at seven dierent restaurants by the exceptional cuisine created from locally produced ingredients. Your soul will be revived with relaxing treatments at the spa, traditional cultural experiences, engaging seaside activities and underwater discoveries designed to create unforgeî…&#x;able memories.

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To complement the stunning island beach, our resort also features three main swimming pools, a PADI dive centre, water sports school, spa, wellness pavilion, recreation activities on land, family entertainment area and dedicated kids club.


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NUFARU Rooms & Suites With a choice of six dierent accommodation options, you can make sure your stay at JA Manafaru matches your idea of a sublime island vacation.

From sheltered Beach Bungalows that nestle in tropical growth to Water Villas with expansive ocean views, we have both romantic couple enclaves and spacious family villas. A total of 84 rooms and villas exist in harmony with nature on the island.

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Sunrise Water Villas with Infinity Pools Sunrise over the Indian Ocean is a sight to behold, with a pastel palee gently transforming the dark blue island sky canvas into a masterpiece of colour that is reflected onto the ocean itself. The neutral tones of your Sunrise Water Villas with Infinity Pool contrast beautifully with this symphony of colour. Vistas across the Indian Ocean can be enjoyed from multiple vantage points in this 110 square metre area with its extensive private deck and infinity plunge pool.

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JA Manafaru Sunrise Water VillasThe high ceiling adds to the airy atmosphere and you can observe the exotic marine life through a glass panel in the floor. Along with generous sleeping and lounging space, you also have a partially open-air bathroom with a rain shower and i-Spa bathtub. Our Sunrise Water Villas with Infinity Pools can accommodate up to two adults and two children or three adults and one child.


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World-class dining in the Maldives Food and travel are inseparable and at JA Manafaru, we take you on a culinary journey across seven world-class dining destinations, guaranteed to tempt even the most sophisticated palate. With three of our restaurants being awarded Wine Spectacular Award of Excellence 2014 for our extensive wine selection and a kaleidoscope of flavours featuring fresh local produce and native spices of the region, you can experience the culture and flavours of the world, on our secluded island hideaway. Whether you are looking for a romantic beachfront dinner, fresh seafood feast, traditional Maldivian dining experience or poolside snack, you will be spoilt for choice. www.jaresortshotels.com/Properties /JAManafaru/overview.aspx

calm Spa Meander through the lush island pathways to discover the hidden oasis of Calm Spa, nestled amongst the mangroves. A haven of pure relaxation, guests can experience a blissful journey to revitalize, rejuvenate or simply retreat. Calm Spa’s professional therapists can customize treatments and programmes according to your needs and each of the nine ultra-private treatment rooms features an open-air rain shower and bath tub. Guests are also welcome to enjoy complimentary access to Calm Spa’s hydrotherapy bath, sauna and steam room, before or aer your treatment and also relax in our herbal infused Relaxation Garden.

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CAMPO Private and luxurious accommodations Enjoy the full experience of luxurious Caribbean living at Casa de Campo Resort and Villas from your own private home. Take in the spectacular natural surroundings of our Garden Villas, or experience the highest form of luxury—and spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea—from an Oceanfront Villa.

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Each villa is staffed and features a private pool, stylish living areas, and unique touches. Come discover your new home away from home.


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GARDEN VILLAS The Garden Villas at Casa de Campo are a delight for nature lovers. Featuring stunning garden views and lush natural surroundings, these three or four bedroom homes offer a private and comfortable seing. Soak up the sun by your private pool while our staff prepares your breakfast inside; book a spa treatment or excursion through the private concierge service, or simply relax in your tropical sanctuary. And for whatever else you may desire, your personal maid and butler will cater to your every need. Garden Villas come with three bedrooms/three bathrooms and one master suite, not to mention a full kitchen, spacious living/dining rooms, and two golf carts for geing around the resort.

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cLASSIc VILLAS The Classic Villas at Casa de Campo offer the best of resort living with the added benefit of your own private retreat. Relax in your private pool while breakfast is prepared for you by our professional staff right in your kitchen; book a spa treatment or excursion through the private concierge service, or simply relax in your private sanctuary. And for whatever else you may desire, your personal maid and butler will cater to your every need. We have villas in every size for every need, from cozy fourbedrooms to spacious five-bedroom spaces. Stay close to The Links, the pool, or simply enjoy the peace and quiet of Casa de Campo’s lush gardens and stunning natural surroundings.


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EXcLUSIVE VILLAS Enjoy the ultimate in luxury living from the comforts of your own expansive villa. Combining the best of resort living with the added benefit of your own sanctuary, our Exclusive Villas offer the utmost in relaxation and privacy. Lounge in your private pool, or inside your impeccably designed home while our expert culinary staff prepares daily breakfast in your kitchen. Villa guests also have the services of a maid and butler to ensure your home is always in top form. And when you wish to venture out and explore our stunning 7,000-acre resort, our private concierge service can book spa treatments, a round on the golf course, excursions, and more on your behalf.

OcEANFRONT VILLAS Enjoy the ultimate in seaside luxury living from the comforts of your own expansive villa. Nestled along the stunning Caribbean coastline, our Oceanfront Villas combine the best of resort living with the added benefit of your own private sanctuary. Lounge in your private pool, or inside your impeccably designed home while our expert culinary staff prepares daily breakfast in your kitchen. Villa guests also have the services of a maid and butler to ensure your home is always in top form. And when you wish to venture out and explore our stunning 7,000-acre resort, our private concierge service can book spa treatments, a round on the golf course, excursions, and more on your behalf. www.casadecampo.com.do/resort-villas/villas/

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Baros Maldives luxury hotel resort is a small coral island in the Indian Ocean ringed by a sandy beach and a living house-reef, just 25 minutes by speedboat from Maldives International Airport. It is an award-winning boutique resort renowned for discreet, personalised service excellence. Luxury Resort Hotels don’t come any beer than Baros Maldives.

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As a small leading luxury hotel Maldives resort, Baros offers a choice of tastefully-designed Beach and Water Villas. With every Beach Villa of classic elegance, set in lush vegetation, and secluded Water Villas, many with private pools, Baros Maldives is one of the most romantic resorts in the Maldive Islands, the perfect honeymoon getaway. Inspired by Maldivian traditions of heartfelt hospitality, Baros luxury hotel Maldives is a tropical island dream come true, with fine cuisine, a garden Spa, a gym, an overwater swimming pool, individualised excursions and underwater experiences.


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IC TURQUOISE VISTAS, GREEN FRONDS OVERHEAD AT hOME IN BAROS MALDIVES Guests at Baros have a choice of the finest things in life in the lavish comfort. There are 45 Beachside and 30 Water Villas on Baros Maldives. All are beautifully designed, built by crasmen using sandstone and timber to blend with the natural environment. All have contemporary furnishings, large windows to let in natural light, and are timeless in ambience.

As well as having a private veranda or sun deck, sun loungers and a teak dining table for two, each Villa has a spacious, teak-floored bedroom featuring a king-size bed with so coon sheets and pillows, as well as a vanity desk and a large sofa or day bed. All have direct access to the beautiful lagoon by the beach from the veranda or by wooden steps from the sun deck. Many have private pools.

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WATER POOL VILLAS These 15 Water Pool Villas add an extra dimension to a holiday on Baros Maldives: in tropical seclusion guests can swim and sunbathe in their own swimming pool poised above the tranquil waters of a translucent lagoon set into a timbered veranda deck, with loungers for relaxing and enjoying the view that stretches to the horizon. It’s not only the pool that makes these Villas so special. Each Villa is spacious with a décor that reflects the natural beauty of the Maldives. The Villas are located at the end of the boardwalk jey with glorious ocean views and direct access down from each sunbathing deck to the lagoon. A dedicated Villa Host is on call whenever needed; there is a library of DVD/CDs, coffee table books and paperbacks, an iPod docking station and programmed iPod and a “Bose” surround sound system. BAROS PREMIUM POOL VILLAS Located in a delightful beach cove shielded by vegetation bordering the lagoon with panoramic sea views, the two Premium Pool Villas offer relaxing exclusivity. The beachside plunge pool and the separate Jacuzzi on each side of the Villa’s wooden deck are ideal for sheer relaxation, making these Premium Pool Villas the epitome of Luxury Villas in the Maldives. A dedicated Villa host is on call to take care of everything, making the holiday even more special, helping to maintain the island’s reputation as one of the most romantic resorts in the Maldives for a honeymoon or a holiday. BAROS POOL VILLAS These eight Baros Pool Villas are screened by lush tropical foliage, creating an ambience of intimacy for guests to enjoy the individual beachside pool just a step away from the stylish comfort of each Villa’s delightful interior. Fun for a Maldives honeymoon, and a romantic and peaceful holiday.

SOOThES AND NOURIShES Set in the heart of the resort, hidden within lush foliage, the Spa at Baros Maldives Resort specialises in personalised treatment for guests’ needs with massages to soothe the mind and nourish the body, as well as therapies from all over Asia and a variety of cosmetic products. Enhanced by its seing of a tropical garden, with flowing water creating a relaxing, serene atmosphere the Spa inspires contentment. Understanding, experienced therapists are on hand to provide treatments for the body and the soul; for the mind and the spirit. The facilities at the Spa allow for complete privacy with a variety of exotic treatments performed by skilled therapists. There is a menu of treatments placed in every villa, and special offers from time to time to make sure guests can enjoy the enviable care and aention provided by the Spa’s experienced staff.

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UNDERWATER DIScOVERY Exploring the underwater life can be experienced throughout the Maldive islands, but Baros Maldives Resort is unique as an underwater destination for several reasons: it has two centres devoted to diving and exploring the sea: The Dive Centre and the separate Marine Centre. The resort has a stunning house reef full of spectacular marine life just a few strokes from the beach and there are 30 world class dive spots within 50 minutes by boat. At the Dive Centre guests can learn not only scuba diving, but also participate in Eco Diving at the EcoDive Centre, which is the first in the Maldives Islands. At the separate Marine Centre, guests can borrow snorkelling gear free of charge, join guided snorkelling excursions, obtain information and take part in awareness programmes conducted by the resident Marine Biologist.

Maldives Island Resorts don’t come any beer than Baros Maldives! www.baros.com

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ENCHANTED ISLAND RESORT ROUND ISLAND, MARINE PARK, SEYCHELLES Imagine retreating to an enchanting island getaway set in the most spectacular Marine Park in the Seychelles – Sainte Anne Marine Park. Enjoy sipping colourful cocktails as the tropical breeze carries the scent of exotic flowers, and the warm, azure water beckons you for a swim . Away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, spend time with your family and friends, relax by your own private pool or take a boat trip and discover the islands before returning to dine on world class cuisine. All this and so much more awaits. So whether you are planning your honeymoon, wedding, or a relaxing break with family and friends, Enchanted Island Resort is the perfect choice. Escape to paradise The Seychelles Islands – with a year-round temperature of 27-30 degrees Celsius, dazzling beaches, crystal clear waters and tropical beauty, these are idyllic retreats where rich flora and fauna thrive. At Enchanted Island Resort, we have blended this exquisite natural environment and superb weather with our thoughtful approach to casual luxury, in order to allow our heartfelt hospitality to be felt alongside the heartbeat of nature.

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Get close to nature At Enchanted Island Resort, we have created a luxurious hideaway in the middle of a designated National Marine Park – on an island blessed with five acres of white sand, rock formations and lush vegetation. This means that we can reward you with stunning views of the Indian Ocean’s multihued turquoise waters as you recline in luxury on shore, or the possibility to discover some of the world’s most colourful marine life just a few steps away. Travel in style Visitors from far and wide are drawn to the beauty of the Seychelles Islands and scheduled, as well as charter flights arrive from Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. On arrival at the Seychelles International Airport (SEZ) on Mahé near the capital city of Victoria, you will be chauffeured to the Mahé jey just ten minutes away. Your journey continues with a 15-minute motorboat transfer to Enchanted Island Resort and a tropical island welcome to your private villa.


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Stay in divine serenity Your time on Enchanted Island Resort will be spent in one of just ten exclusive villas, each with a private walkway to the beach, infinity pool, outdoor rain shower, private deck area and fourposter bed. The Private Pool Villa and Enchanted Signature Villas provide one and two bedroom units designed to reflect the unique heritage and colonial past of the Seychelles Islands, with modern day comforts and technology discreetly used to affect your stay with serenity and contentment. Owner’s Signature Villa With direct access to 3 pristine beaches, this superior Creole-Seychellois inspired villa offering prime location and best views is an idyllic getaway for four guests and two children between eight to fieen years of age. The villa is designed to reflect the unique charm of Creole architecture and exist in harmony with the enchanting landscape. Every lile detail was taken into consideration to make sure guests have the most pleasurable and relaxing experience: an infinity pool located on the private deck complete with sun-loungers and a gazebo, a private garden, as well as ensuite bathrooms for each bedroom with the master bedroom also featuring outdoor rain shower and French bathtub, to mention but a few. This unique and secluded villa spread over 243 square metres, where earthy and rustic materials prevail, gives a unique feeling of peacefulness and serenity. Guests can enjoy larger private indoor and outdoor shaded living space and a separate lounge with a sofa and dining area. The master bedroom is furnished with a luxurious king size bed while the second bedroom (situated in the adjoining villa) has two twin beds, (king size bed on request).

Enchanted Signature Villa With direct access to a pristine beach, this CreoleSeychellois inspired villa is an idyllic getaway for up to four guests and two children between eight to fieen years of age. The villa is designed to reflect the unique charm of Creole architecture and exist in harmony with the enchanting landscape. Every lile detail was taken into consideration to make sure guests have the most pleasurable and relaxing experience: an infinity pool located on the private deck complete with sun-loungers and a gazebo, a private garden, as well as ensuite bathrooms for each bedroom with the master bedroom also featuring outdoor rain shower and French bathtub, to mention but a few. The secluded villa spread over 240 square metres, where earthy and rustic materials prevail, gives a unique feeling of peacefulness and serenity. Guests can enjoy private indoor and outdoor shaded living space and a separate lounge with a sofa and dining area. The master bedroom is furnished with a luxurious four-poster king size bed while the second bedroom (situated in the adjoining villa) has two twin beds. Private Pool Villa With direct access to a pristine beach, this Creole inspired villa is an idyllic getaway for two adults and one child between eight to fieen years of age. The villas were designed to reflect the unique charm of Creole architecture and exist in harmony with the enchanting landscape. Every lile detail was taken into consideration to make sure guests have the most pleasurable and relaxing experience: an infinity pool located on the private deck complete with sun-loungers and a gazebo, outdoor rain shower and French bathtub, as well as a private garden to mention but a few. The secluded villa spread over 130 square metres is where earthy and rustic materials prevail, gives a unique feeling of peacefulness and serenity. Guests can enjoy private indoor and outdoor shaded living space, while the bedroom is furnished with a luxurious four-poster king size bed.

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Delight your taste buds Personalised culinary creations, inspired by traditional customs and fulfilled with local island produce, are at the heart of Enchanted Island Resort’s approach to food. Enjoy contemporary international gourmet cuisine at Bounty restaurant, where a changing choice of starters, main courses and desserts are artfully presented daily. Sip on your favourite aperitif at Castaway Bar under a canopy of stars, dine in the privacy of your villa or discover our exquisitely prepared seafood by moonlight on the white sandy beach.

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Stir your senses The hilltop of our island hideaway is immersed in good karma, with a spa, gymnasium and yoga pavilion harmoniously blended into the natural landscape for complete privacy. Our spa has two treatment pavilions and the first one has two individual treatment suites, each with a private steam room, shower and terrace so your relaxation time is peaceful and undisturbed. The second pavilion hosts our couple’s treatment suite, which is characterised by a private outdoor bathtub, shower, steam area and stunning ocean view terrace.

Fall in love with rich flora and fauna Whether it’s the stunning scenery, the cliff top infinity pool, the sun-kissed beaches or simply the idea of waking up on a private island, we suspect it will not be long before you fall under the spell of Enchanted Island Resort. Couples and honeymooners can indulge in our island’s most romantic rituals with the ‘Enchanted’ package, which lavishes those in love with private candlelit dining, personalised cocktails, bespoke bath menus and couple’s spa treatments. www.jaresortshotels.com/Properties/Enchanted Island/overview.aspx


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Perched on the eastern crescent of the iconic Palm Jumeirah, an archipelago of islands connected to the mainland, Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort is a remarkable resort inspired by traditional Thai architecture in an Arabian seing. A 45 minute drive from Dubai International Airport and within easy reach of a plethora of exciting aractions including Aquaventure Water Park, Mall of the Emirates, Ski Dubai and Dubai Marina, this resort is where one can savour moments of bliss surrounded in unimaginable magnificence.

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Designed with true Asian flair, Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort offers enchanting beach side accommodation, complemented by cuisine from Asia as well as the Mediterranean served at four speciality venues.

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Unwind in one of three turquoise swimming lagoons, enjoy a session at the tennis courts or gyms, or indulge in a choice of treatments at Anantara Spa. The resort also has a ballroom, six meeting rooms, a kids club and teens club, all adding to the splendour of this idyllic beach side resort destination on the Palm in Dubai. Relax in the comfort of one of 293 luxurious rooms and villas, each tastefully furnished with exceptional amenities.

Gaze over stunning lagoons and tropical gardens from our Lagoon View Rooms, or enjoy immediate access to inviting waters from our superbly positioned Lagoon Access Rooms. For guests seeking even more space and indulgence while in Palm Jumeirah, hotels such as ours offer, an exceptional choice of villas including the grandeur of a Beach Pool Villa with a personal infinity pool, and unique Over Water Villas poised over the Arabian Gulf, most featuring a clear glass viewing panel in the floor. The incredible space of an Anantara Two Bedroom Beach Pool Villa also offers an idyllic retreat for families and friends.

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One Bedroom Over Water Villa Leave the world behind and step into a picturesque villa gracefully poised over the tranquil waters of the Arabian Gulf. Surround yourself in the sky’s azure hues and gentle breeze in the privacy of an Over Water Villa, the first of its kind in the Middle East. Spanning a generous 106 square metres, these villas are the epitome of luxury. Wake to a leisurely breakfast served in your villa, with inroom dining to start your day in relaxed style, before you unwind by the infinity pool or on the so sands. Watch as the sun sets over the horizon while you enjoy a private dining experience on the villa deck or unwind in the oversized bathtub while gazing out over the endless panorama. A select number of Over Water Villas also feature a unique glass viewing panel set in the floor, offering new perspectives into the world beneath the ocean. Taking the guest experience to the next level are the personal villa hosts, who are ready to accommodate any special request and fulfil every desire.

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One Bedroom Beach Pool Villa Tranquil retreats perched along the shoreline of the Arabian Gulf, the One Bedroom Beach Pool Villas offer the dual advantages of both a private pool and uninterrupted access to the ocean. Enjoy a lavish breakfast served in the comfort of your villa, with in-room dining, before taking a refreshing dip in the private infinity pool or strolling over to the sandy shore to spend your day soaking up the sunshine. As the sun sets and the city lights illuminate the seascape, unwind on the terrace with a sundowner. Inside, these stylish 85 square metre villas feature exotic, Asian inspired interior décor, rich earthy colours and elegant accents. In addition to the premium service and amenities, a personal villa host will be on hand round the clock, to make every desire a reality.


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Anantara Two Bedroom Beach Pool Villa Imagine an enchanting sanctuary of serenity, beautifully set just steps from the shoreline. The stunning Two Bedroom Beach Pool Villas are perfectly positioned within the resort grounds, with a private pool, as well as direct access to a pristine stretch of beach.

As the sun sets, take a refreshing dip in the private infinity pool accessible from both bedrooms or unwind on the picturesque shore line. Surrender to uncompromised luxury and service, as the exclusive villa host who is on hand round the clock assists with any special requests or desires.

A perfect getaway spot for friends or families, these sprawling 206 square metre villas feature one king size bedroom and one twin room, both with an en-suite bathroom. Elegant and refined, these striking villas feature Asian inspired accents including an outdoor sala from which to view the ocean's turquoise waters, spacious lounge and dining room, and a kitchenee. Wake to in-room dining in your glorious surroundings, with a sumptuous breakfast brought to your villa, to set the mood for a leisurely morning, before relaxing by the pool, lounging on beach or enjoying a soothing Anantara Spa experience.

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Dining Each day commences with a sumptuous breakfast at the all day dining restaurant, where classic Middle Eastern dishes are matched by the finest international cuisine. Feast on flame grilled specialties or uniquely vibrant Asian tastes at our Palm Jumeirah restaurants.  Enjoy delicious poolside refreshments and Mediterranean flavours in a stunning beachfront seing. Experience the perfect meeting place at our bar and lounge next to the lobby. Embark on a journey rich with discovery at Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort with an array of leisure activities that have made us amongst the most sought aer 5 star resorts in Dubai allowing you to unwind,  soak up the sun and stay refreshed and energised.

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Whether you wish to cool off with exhilarating water sport activities, enjoy a revitalising workout or a leisurely walk on the beach, our resort offers many exciting things to do in Dubai for guests of all ages. Leisure Embark on a journey rich with discovery at Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort with an array of leisure activities that have made us amongst the most sought aer 5 star resorts in Dubai allowing you to unwind,  soak up the sun and stay refreshed and energised. Whether you wish to cool off with exhilarating water sport activities, enjoy a revitalising workout or a leisurely walk on the beach, our resort offers many exciting things to do in Dubai for guests of all


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Anantara Spa Rooted in the beautiful country of Thailand, the essence of Anantara philosophy, ‘without end’, stems from ancient Sanskrit origins. At Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort, this enduring belief is expressed in perfect harmony with the Middle East’s rich cultural traditions, Anantara’s Asian heritage and the resort’s prestigious location on the eastern crescent of Dubai’s iconic Palm Jumeirah. Hide away in a Asian-inspired sanctuary that seems a world away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Our majestic spa haven extends a warm invitation to experience the mystery and intrigue of Thai and Arabian beauty and wellness traditions, as well as ancient therapeutic treatments from across Asia and beyond, and innovative contemporary techniques. Embark on a journey to inner peace and experience the newly opened traditional Turkish Hammam at Anantara Spa. Enhanced by the luxurious seing, the experience will leave you refreshed and renewed, as it has done for people since ancient times. The Hammam, or Turkish bath, is a tradition that has evolved over thousands of years. At Anantara Spa, indulge in our private Hammam on your own or share the experience with friends, family or your partner. Surrounded by heated marble, enjoy a scrub before relaxing and cleansing your body in a foam bath. The spa's extensive menu of contemporary treatments will soothe and pamper you from start to finish. Our expert therapists use the latest innovations in wellness and the best products to offer a treatment tailored specifically for you. Tucked quietly away at Anantara, our luxury spa offers endless opportunities for relaxation. Melt into massages inspired by the heartfelt generosity of Bedouin desert culture. Replenishing scrubs and wraps reflect the life giving qualities of Arabia’s date palm gardens. The Arabian Gulf’s seawater pearls offer illuminating beauty with radiant facials, while dynamic body treatments are cultivated from advanced western techniques to contour and redefine the silhouee. Rejuvenate with the spa’s holistic cocoon room and Ayurveda room. Escape the limits of space and time with the Arabian Nights signature journey collection within this Dubai resort and spa, in which exotic Thai and Arabian therapies are evoked in exquisitely relaxing sequences performed in luxurious couple suites. hp://dubai-palm.anantara.com

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Altamer Linda Warren re-designed the 13,000 sq  Blue Diamond Villa, unveiled end of March 2016. There is now shady covering to the outdoor, pool-side, patio.

Malliouhana Hotel & Spa At this Auberge resort, choose a bright and colourful 2,500 sq  Two Bedroom Ocean View Suite, with big patio and great views of nearby Turtle Cove Beach.

Cap Juluca The two-floor Beachfront Five Bedroom Pool Villa is 5,180 sq  total – the three bedrooms upstairs come with domed-ceiling dining room and kitchen.

Zemi Beach House This newcomer is geing rave reviews, especially for its Thai spa treatments. Book the three-bedroom 2,826 sq  Beach Suite, with private pool.

CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa Go for the two-floor Five Bedroom Garden Villa, 4,500 sq  in all, with a private pool in your 5,100 sq  private garden.


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 CARIBBEAN ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA Barbuda Belle Luxury Beach Hotel This was the first new hotel, when it opened in 2015, for over a decade. All six beachfront villas are exquisite, hand-craed wood with terraces, and solar power, too. Carlisle Bay, Antigua 427 acres makes this a spacious resort – and some say the three-bedroom Carlisle Suite B, at over 2,000 sq , is one of the Caribbean's most luxurious (you have an L-shaped terrace facing the white sand beach.

The Royal Antiguan, Antigua For unostentatious seclusion, go for one of the 12 one-bedroom coages with private balcony or patio near the main pool (you are near the half-mile beach where people congregate for memorable sunsets). St James's Club, Antigua You have choice of three-bedroom or twobedroom (1,600 sq ) villas, which come with cheery Caribbean colours. Balconies and patios overlook Mamora Bay.

Jumby Bay, Antigua More space, with over 300 acres to roam: the 1,346 sq  one-bedroom Rosewood Estate Suite has a vaulted-ceiling living room, a private outdoor pool, and a big terrace overlooking the ocean.

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Mary Gostelow’s TOP 5VILLAS IN THE  BAHAMAS Atlantis In this mammoth pink palace, you have everything from family fun to great spa and watersports, and finest dining. The threebedroom, 4,830 sq  Penthouse Suite offers exclusivity.

One&Only Ocean Club This is the newly-renovated super-luxury base, with manicured beach-set lawns, stunning art and Jean Georges Vongerichten dining. The three-bedroom, 4,400 sq  Villa Residence gives you a private pool.

British Colonial Hilton Your best bet if you want to explore old Nassau town – the waterfront hotel is a good walking base. Take the one-bedroom xxx Suite, which gives access to the Executive Club lounge.

Sandals Emerald Bay, Great Exuma Once Four Seasons, this fabulous resort now has one of the Caribbean's most-fun pools, with big swim-up bar (how can you leave it to head back to your two-floor one bedroom Royal Estate Beachfront Butler Villa Suite, which has a private pool?).

French Leave Resort The re-done Eleuthera resort has one- and two-bedroom villas in British Colonial style, a reminder of the colourful and elegant destination. Regulars definitely recommend dining-in rather than checking other restaurants, which is an increasingly rare statement.

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BARBADOS Colony Club You still feel you are in a private house with seven acres of beach-set garden. Take a onebedroom Ocean View suite with outline-fourpost bed (a pull-out sofa make a bed, no posts of course, for a third adult). The rum punch welcome is a memorable touch at this Elegant Hotel. Crystal Cove At all Elegant Hotels, you can cross-sign, so dine in another of their resorts or restaurants and charge to your room.  Here at Crystal Cove, also, book ahead as they do one very-special dine-anywhere dinner every evening. Ideal stay in one of their duplex lo suites, which take up to four adults.

Fairmont Royal Pavilion Still quaintly English, a reminder of its origin, as the 1930s summer home of Sir Edward Cunard. Take the 1,790 sq  three-bedroom Sea View Villa, surrounded  by lush tropical gardens. The House At this uber-elegant 45-room, kids-free, Elegant Hotel, there are many buy-outs, especially for weddings. Favourites are onebedroom Ocean View suites, with balconies overlooking the ocean. Sandy Lane The golfers' resort – try Tom Fazio's Green Monkey. The five-bedroom Villa, which is 7,300 sq , plus gardens, comes with transport throughout your stay.

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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Casa Colonial A family-owned and family-run resort offers a Presidential Suite, with hardwood floors, brands of the calibre of Bose and Free, and an outdoor Roman-style tub. Casa de Campo 7,000 acres offer space. Choose the twofloor Villa Terraza if you want to get away from a Caribbean feel – the look of this three-bedroom suite, under five minutes from Minitas Beach, is distinctly updatedTuscan.

Dreams Punta Cana A wedding favourite – the resort's wedding planners are renowned for being unusually helpful. Choose a tropical-view Preferred Club Junior Suite (or the two-bedroom Master Suite if you have your children along). Dreams La Romana Resort and Spa Here the Preferred Club Honeymoon Master Suite is for the newly-married who cannot be separated from their devices – you have every connecting gadget you can think of. Eden Roc at Cape Cana The 6,180 q  Imperiale Villa, on two floors, has four bedrooms – it is set around a courtyard withh gorgeous gardens and cascading waterfalls, and you have a lagoon view.

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 CARIBBEAN JAMAICA GoldenEye Stay in the exclusive Ian Fleming House (he was a friend of Blanche Blackwell, mother of Chris Blackwell, who started Island Outpost, which runs this resort. You have your own secluded space, including a private beach.

Sandals Royal Planation The 3,000 sq  three-bedroom villa, with a private pool, is the most exclusive here, but lile touches pamper you in all accommodation (staff are masters as folding bathtowels into shapes, say swans).

Half Moon Resort The 475-acre resort includes Robert Trend Jones Sr golf, and masses of beaches. With friends or family, take one of the completely self-contained houses, which come with pool and buggies, cook and servers (depending on their size, they sleep up to 30).

Strawberry Hill The 3,000 sq , two-floor villa, with two bedrooms and a living room with vaulted ceiling, is a favourite with two couples or small family groups. Stunning views from many of the windows.

Roundhill The largest villa in this exclusive Montego Bay hideaway is number 20, a full 8,850 sq feet which offers six bedrooms and two private pools (your bespoke breakfasts can be served inhouse).

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Mary Gostelow’s TOP 5VILLAS IN THE  ST LUCIA BodyHoliday LeSport This is the wellness retreat – villas are private sanctuaries and interaction with the BodyScience Clinc means you have a luxury holiday that combines with nutritional, exercise, meditation and yoga support to feel even beer, aerwards. Boucan by Hotel Chocolat If only for later-bragging (guess where I stayed?), try one of the eight 750 sq  Luxe Lodges, with private terraces giving magnificent Pitons and ocean views. Restaurant menus are heavy in own-grown cacao, and the St Lucian chocolate that is a feature of the trendy Hotel Chocolat chocolate range. Capella Discovery at Marigot Bay Hilltop-set, 3,200 sq , Penthouse Suites come with cathedral ceilings in the master bedroom, four-post beds, full Italian kitchens, and great Marigot Bay views.

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Ladera Choose the premium 1,900 sq  Villa at Paradise Ridge, with magnificent views of the Caribbean, and the surrounding Pitons (the resort is at 1,110  above sea level). Enjoy the healthy fresh air. Sandals Grande St Lucian Spa & Beach Resort Caribbean Honeymoon One Bedroom Suites, also known as Love Nest Suites, come with four-post beds, whirlpool tubs – and butlers (alternatively, try a lagoon room that allows swim-up accessibility).


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TURKS & CAICOS Amanyara The 14,450 sq  Amanyara Villa, designed by Jean-Michel Gathy, is international rather than 'Caribbean'. It comes with six bedrooms, one black-lined, infinity swimming pool – and three private golf buggies. Grace Bay Club 3,650 sq -total Penthouse Suites include 1,100 sq  of private terraces – inside, you have the potential of four bedrooms if you convert what is otherwise a media room. Soaring 11- ceilings suggest even more space. The Palms Resort and Spa Three-bedroom suites range up to 2,887 sq  (all bedrooms have balconies). If you are bored, there are over 10,000 channels on your music system. but take time to head to the spa, established by legendary Angel Stewart.

Parrot Cay COMO's casual-chic resort is associated with such local residents as Donna Karan and Bruce Willis. Three-bedroom Beach Villas offer privacy, stunning ocean views, and butlers who are ace at organising castaway picnics. The Tuscany Resort Top TripAdvisor rating, impressive social media activity make this Grace Bay resort one that aracts really loyal followers. 2,000 sq  three-bedroom Oceanfront Suites have 426 sq  screened terraces.

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Service that go oes above and beyond o . That’s Flying Reimagined.

Each and ever y one of our Cabin Crew is highly trained, enthusiastic and personally dedicated to setting the highest standards on board. That’s why we don’t only have Cabin Crew, but Inflight Chefs, Food & Beverage Managers, Flying Nannies and ser vice that’s always delivered with a smile.


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VILLAS The six Villas in Sardinia’s award-winning Forte Village Resort represent the pinnacle of space, style and service. The space and style come in the form of expansive floor areas and Neapolitanstyle state-of-the-art furnishing solutions. The service comes in the shape of the British-style butler service. Our butler will provide a series of exclusive services, from unpacking bags to preparing breakfast, all with the utmost grace and discretion.

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Flexibility is another important aribute of the Villas. Apartments and suites within the Villas can be connected or separated to create larger or more compact accommodation as required. Essentially, guests reserving a Villa enter a private, carefree world that is totally tailor-made. Enjoying airy surroundings and the utmost elegance, they enter a discreet, exclusive paradise.


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RTE Forte Village is considered the World’s Leading Resort by the World Travel Awards.

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Forte Village Villa Lavinia The Villa Lavinia provides the ultimate in style and sheer luxury, reflecting our pledge to offer guests the very best in Italian hospitality. On the ground floor there is a beautiful bedroom with two queen size beds and bathroom with whirlpool tub and shower. Next door is a living room with a large dining table and comfortable sofas, one of which converts into a bed.

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The wide sliding doors open out onto the patio and wonderful garden. Next to the living room there is a fully equipped kitchenee, which also opens onto the patio. Stairs and a private li lead to the first floor, where there is an extensive open-plan room with two queen size beds and a relaxing living area.


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The bathroom has a whirlpool tub and shower. The exceptionally light and airy bedroom looks out onto a magniďŹ cent sunbathing terrace, where guests can enjoy partial views over the sea and panoramic views over the rest of the resort.

A member of Leading Hotels of the World, Villa Lavinia has been conceived as two separate fully equipped apartments that can be rented as a huge villa. Next to the villa there are also 4 suites that can be combined with Villa Lavinia to create a Master Villa suitable for large families or small groups of friends.

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Forte Village Villa Lidia Set in a beautiful private garden with its own exclusive pool and whirlpool tub, the Villa Lidia pays homage to Italian style with forms and colours typical of the Mediterranean. The villa is spread over two floors. On request it can be divided into two separate suites or a suite, junior suite and further bedroom.

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The garden and pool are used by the ground-floor suite. Guests enter the Villa via the day area with a living room, dining room and charming fully equipped kitchen. The kitchen opens out onto a terrace, complete with its own pergola to keep guests cool. On the ground floor there is also a stylish bedroom with two queen size beds and a bathroom with a spacious bath, shower and closet.


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The garden wraps the Villa in a natural embrace, extending into every room through the sliding doors. The ďŹ rst oor can be reached via an internal and an external staircase. There are two airy bedrooms that look out onto a superb terrace. From here guests can enjoy sea views and watch the breathtakingly beautiful sunsets.

The larger of the two bedrooms has a large ensuite bathroom with a bathtub, shower and closet. The second bedroom also has its own bathroom

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Forte Village Villa Chiara This elegant new 310 m² villa will be the largest on the resort and will be surrounded by a Mediterranean garden, lending it a sense of tranquillity which will be echoed by the villa’s open plan spaces and natural colour tones chosen to reflect its stunning environment. The villa’s interior will boast an immensely chic décor, featuring original, contemporary Sardinian crasmanship.

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The ground floor will feature two magnificent bedrooms with king-size beds, each with their own sumptuous travertine bathroom offering a separate bath and shower; a spacious living room with views of the garden; a well equipped kitchen; two dining rooms, one indoors and the other outdoors with a barbecue area, ideal for enjoying Sardinia’s balmy evenings.


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The first floor will also offer two further splendid bedrooms with king-size beds, each with an bathroom and terrace providing outdoor living space. The private garden will offer a fabulous private pool split into three parts – one for dipping, another for swimming and a third whirlpool area. The sumptuous Sardinian garden surrounding the pool will provide privacy, colour and aroma.

A dedicated butler and personal chef will ensure that a stay in this remarkable villa is truly memorable.

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Forte Village Villa Aurora Situated in a secluded location with panoramic views across tropical gardens to the sea, Villa Aurora is a private kingdom of light, elegance and relaxation. With a beautiful 1,000 sqm private garden, a private pool, this villa represents a new era of pure luxury.

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The sun deck, which in turn becomes an outdoor living room, leads into a spacious living area. This 210sqm villa, is split on two levels. Downstairs, there are two beautiful bedrooms with private bathrooms in travertine and wide terraces, a living room with separate kitchen and a guest bathroom.


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On the first floor, there are another two magnificent bedrooms, overlooking a huge pergola of bougainvillea. Completing the design are two bathrooms, one with a spectacular bath in the center of the room and the other with a large walk-in closet.

The outdoor areas, are furnished timeless designs by Samuele Mazza. The interior pays tribute to the sophistication of contemporary design by combining the light tones of the oak flooring with the distinctive alabaster walls.

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Forte Village Villa Sofia Embraced by a 900 sq.m. private garden, amid the fresh flowers, scents and colors of the Mediterranean, Villa Sofia offers 200 square meters of unique pure luxury. Split on two levels, the villa is composed of 3 sumptuous bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of absolute refinement, a spacious living room with dining area and a kitchen.

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From the bedroom of the central building and its magnificent terrace you can enjoy some of the most spectacular views of the resort across lush tropical gardens to the Mediterranean sea. The interior decor is a combination of contemporary design with the inimitable charm of Sardinia.


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The precious harmony of natural colours, shining oak floors and the white marble of Orosei, contrast with the bathrooms in “imperial” red marble from Verona.

Villa Sofia guarantees privacy and independence, the elegance of the interior continues in the 85 square meters of verandas and pergolas, which in turn integrate harmoniously with the garden to offer great moments of relaxation and freedom.

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Forte Village Villa Yasmine Villa Yasmine is an oasis of peace which oers the pinnacle of comfort and discretion. Immersed in a beautiful 700 sqm private garden with a pool, the villa extends over 120 sqm and is composed of two sumptuous bedrooms, 3 elegant marble bathrooms each with a tub and shower, a large living room and a dining area with a dedicated kitchen.

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Spectacular townhouse windows extend into the living room and open onto a 90 sqm terrace and a splendid garden with swimming pool and whirlpool.


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Villa Jasmine is a masterpiece of environmental sustainability. The charming surroundings stem from the use of traditional materials which included local wood, central to the new sustainable architecture, the magniďŹ cent white marble of Orosei and the black basalt and granite – all from Sardinia.

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So secluded and separate, Grand Resort Lagonissi feels almost like a different country, a small principality perhaps, where every guest is pam-pered like a visiting dignitary. It’s not surprising that so many celebrities, from royalty to rock stars, touch down on the monogrammed helipad.

south from the capital. The 279 rooms, suites and villas are designed along sleek, minimalist lines and are set in 72 acres of pine-forested grounds fringed with an astounding 16 private beaches. Choose from 10 restaurants & bars—from formal to beach bar—offering outstanding international and Greek cuisine.

Yet Grand Resort Lagonissi is only 40 minutes by limousine from the heart of Athens, situated on its own private peninsula on the beautiful “Apollo Coast”—the Riviera of the Aegean that stretches

The cool, understated vibe of the resort is reflected in the clean, pared-down style, and there’s a definite emphasis on privacy and doing your own thing. If you’re feeling really reclusive,


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RT LAGONISSI the spa therapists, private tailor, private chef, private pianist and personal trainer all oer inroom services. Those who do venture out, however, are rewarded by a fabulous range of sports facilities and Thalaspa Chenot treatments. You can play tennis, basketball, volleyball, cycle, windsurf, sail, waterski or go scuba diving.

And at the end of each day, you might pause, as Lord Byron did, to admire the sun seî…&#x;ing behind the soaring columns of the ancient Temple of Poseidon nearby. For reservations and more information visit grandresort.gr

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KEMPINSKI HOTEL & RESIDENCES PALM JUMEIRAH While a stay in one of our luxurious 244 suites, villas and penthouses will allow you to escape from the hustle of the city, you will still be conveniently close to the vibrant city’s aractions, making Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah your ideal.

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To make the most of your stay, visit our four restaurants and bars, relax at our private beach or take a stroll in our five-acre territory. Alternatively, rejuvenate your senses at our Cinq Mondes Spa aer an event at one of our nine meeting venues.


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ROYAL 5 BEDROOM VILLA YOUR DESIRES SERVED Holiday like a king in our royal 5-bedroom villas decked out with LCD TVs and Bose sound systems. The four king bedrooms, living room, games room and dining room are upholstered in regal golds and blues. Admire your own private palm gardens as your relax in the rooî…šop pool and Jacuzzi. www.kempinski.com/en/dubai/palm-jumeirah/

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ThE ARABIAN RESORT OF DUBAI Set across its own private beach, Madinat Jumeirah resort is an authentic recreation of ancient Arabia, capturing the natural beauty of the region. Madinat Jumeirah features two grand boutique hotels, Jumeirah Al Qasr and Jumeirah Mina A’ Salam, 29 traditional summer houses in Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf, 7 Jumeirah Malakiya Villas, over 40 restaurants and bars, conference and banqueting facilities including two grand ballrooms, a 1000-seat amphitheatre and the region’s only dedicated entertainment centre and multi-purpose venue, Madinat Arena.

The facilities are interconnected by 3 kilometres of waterways and landscaped gardens. The resort also provides extensive leisure and health facilities including Talise Spa and Talise Fitness, as well as Souk Madinat Jumeirah, a traditional retail and dining experience showcasing the best of Arabia.

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LUXURY VILLAS IN DUBAI Hidden within Madinat Jumeirah’s captivating waterways and architectural marvels is the resort’s most luxurious accommodation – the Jumeirah Malakiya Villas. The villas offer spacious bedrooms, oversized marble-clad bathrooms, generous living spaces, fully furnished kitchens and private terraces overlooking the waterways and resort. • • • • • • •

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Choice of two and three bedroom villas Complimentary in-villa breakfast 24-hour butler service Private swimming pool Private arrival and dedicated majlis for check-in Private Parking Direct and private access to the souk, beach and abras

The word ‘Malakiya’ translates into ‘royal’ in Arabic, and epitomises the level of luxury one can expect to receive. The seven independent villas are designed for those seeking spacious opulence, seclusion, impeccable service, all the while benefiing from complete discretion.

Connected to the resort through landscaped walkways and 3km of waterways, enjoy dining in over 40 world class restaurants and bars, holistic treatments at the award-winning Talise Spa, retail therapy in over 95 specially selected boutiques and shops at the traditional souk, and state of the art equipment at Talise Fitness. You’ll find complete tranquility during your stay at Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf. Inspired by the traditional courtyard summer houses of old Arabia, these standalone two-storey houses offer an exquisitely designed hideaway – the premium accommodation of our Dubai resort. Coming and going is pleasing in itself, with the houses accessible by scenic waterways and paths that wind their way through lush landscaped gardens. Inside, you’ll experience the height of luxury, with beautifully appointed, light and spacious guest rooms and suites. www.jumeirah.com/en/hotelsresorts/dubai/madinat-jumeirah/malakiyavillas/


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THANDA SAFARI

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More than a luxury lodge, more than a dream safari destination, more than an African escape… Thanda Safari offers an authentically South African wildlife experience, matched with sincere commitment to the Zulu culture and passionate conservation of the environment.

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Meaning ‘love’ in isiZulu, Thanda is a proud member of The Leading Hotels of the World and multiple winner of World’s Leading Luxury Lodge. It is known for meaningful safari experiences and exclusive close-up encounters with Africa’s magnificent Big Five.


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Safari Lodge Step out onto your wooden deck. Take a dip in your plunge pool. Enjoy dinner served in your own private boma. Or admire the African sunset from the circular daybed atop your thatched outdoor sala. Thanda Safari Lodge is known for its 9 beautiful bush suites – each self-contained for absolute privacy. Shaped like a traditional Zulu homestead, the 220m² suites have panoramic views of the surrounding game reserve.

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Each suite is a tribute to abundance, Africa-style with a spacious lounge and majestic master bedroom and double-sided fireplace. The bathroom has a vanity, his-and-hers basins, eggshaped bath, enclosed toilet as well as indoor and outdoor showers. Use your suite as a secret hideaway for relaxation, romance or reflection - or as the base from which you head out to enjoy one of our many magnificent experiences.


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Thanda Safari Lodge’s public areas are colourful and drenched in light, with touches of beading, welcoming leather and authentic wood. They include an inviting library overlooking a waterhole that is favoured by elephant and other game, a private business area, a cigar bar and an impressively stocked wine cellar.

There's also the lounge: our guests' starting point for the steaming coee and biscuits and delectable high tea that herald every game drive. Featuring African art, huge windows, fascinating books on African legends, plush sofas and dark wooden accents - brightened by rich hues - our lounge epitomises African hospitality.

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Villa iZulu There is lile wonder that Villa iZulu was voted 'Africa's Leading Luxury Villa' and 'South Africa’s Leading Luxury Villa' at the World Travel Awards. Aer all, this magnificent homestead is an outstanding safari hideaway for international celebrities, families, wedding parties and holidaymakers in need of privacy.

Designed and created for Swedish investors Christin and Dan Olofsson, Villa iZulu was once one of the best-kept secrets in Africa but is now available for the exclusive use of discerning groups of travellers... Those looking for royal treatment.

Protected from wild animals by a fence, the Villa features separate accommodation for childminders and/or VIP security officers, as well as a private helicopter landing pad.

Situated amidst lush green lawns and surrounded by expanses of wild African bush, Villa iZulu can accommodate 10 guests in 5 suites – each with its own private viewing deck and luxurious bathroom. The master bedroom features an outdoor Jacuzzi overlooking the Villa's private waterhole.


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The shared main areas include a magnificent Afrochic inspired dining room and spacious lounge, a state-of-the-art kitchen, a traditional Villa boma and bonfire area, verandas and terraces, many beautiful entertainment areas, including a games room, a private business area, an outdoor gym, a heated swimming pool (with kiddie pool), a wine cellar and a vast viewing deck overlooking the waterhole.

The art, décor and finishes are beyond compare – achieving that rare marriage between African authenticity and natural style. www.thanda.com

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THANDA ISLAND LUxURY PRIVATE ISLAND Thanda Island is one of the world’s most exclusive island getaways, a paradise for you to enjoy in complete privacy with family and friends. It has taken us ten years to discover and develop this remarkably uncommon destination as a very special, totally private island getaway that we now invite you to experience. Thanda Island is a tropical island with a single luxurious villa in the Indian Ocean, off the east coast of Tanzania.

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Situated in its own marine reserve, you can bathe in blue heaven with the gentlest giant of the ocean, the whale shark, and watch sea turtles nesting. Here, you can rest, rejuvenate, enjoy adventure sports and explore your pristine playground, where shades of turquoise infuse your days and tropical spices your nights.

The Villa Beach house romance, nostalgia and East African elegance personify the villa on Thanda Island, designed for a perfect summer in coastal whites, greens and blues. The owners of Thanda Island, Christin and Dan Olofsson of Sweden, built the villa as their own discreet, sumptuous retreat and private playground. It offers an expansive living area featuring everything you would want from an extravagant beach house, including an indoor aquarium, Steinway grand piano, wine collection, cigar humidor, glass rim-flow swimming pool and wrap-around dining area with its 180-degree view of the ocean. The Olofssons have included personal touches such as romantic copper beach baths as well as an al fresco/outdoor BBQ, cocktail bar and pizza oven. Whilst off-grid the villa has Wifi Internet access.


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Five air-conditioned bedroom suites with comfortable king-sized beds lead directly onto the beach with its silken white sands. If required, further beds for additional children can be set up in the bedroom suites. In addition, Thanda Island has two charming 'Bandas' built in traditional Tanzanian style. Each of them has a master king-sized bedroom on the first floor and a king-sized bedroom on the ground floor with the possibility of adding two extra single beds.

Looking aer your every need on Thanda Island is a select team dedicated entirely to you, including your own Executive Chef, Hostess, Housekeeper and Boatman. It’s your Private Island, Coral Reef and Villa.

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Unwind... Many of us find it difficult to relax, but the beauty of Thanda Island is that it relaxes you. You’ll find yourself spontaneously relaxing while you restore your vital force in a serene but adventure-filled environment where time dissolves. The Island invites you to enjoy simple, exquisite pleasures… strolling along your own private 1,1km beach or exploring the 8ha Island where the only sign of human habitation is the occasional, traditional fishing dhow in the distance.

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Amenities • Al Fresco/Outdoor BBQ & Cocktail Bar • Bonfire Pits • Breakfast Boma (outside area) • Pizza Oven • Glass Rim-Flow Pool • Outdoor Baths & Showers • Copper Beach Baths • Treatment Spa Beds • Sea Fish Aquarium • Steinway Grand Piano & Guitars • Bose Music Amplifier (wireless to your phone) • Extensive Ernest Hemingway Book Collection


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Wireless Internet Mobile Phone Network Air-conditioned Gym including Table Tennis Tennis Court (also for evening play) Stargazer Snorkelling Equipment (scuba diving on request) Sailing Boat Deep Sea Fishing Boat Fishing Equipment Reef/Snorkelling Boat Jet Skis Kayaks / Stand-up Pedal Boards

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Wakeboards / Tubes / Water Skis Beach Volleyball Equipment Outdoor and Indoor Games for Children Party Pavilion Tent Helicopter Pad Bird Trail

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HOPKINS BAY

RESORT Ideally situated at the edge of Belize, on the Caribbean Sea, in the heart of the cozy Garifuna village of Hopkins Bay. Voted friendliest city in Belize and otherwise known as the real Belize. 

Hopkins Bay is the ideal outpost to explore the Belize Barrier Reef, climb ancient Maya cities, canoe or kayak on Belize’s Jungle Rivers, go birding on rainforest adventures, or just relax in a hammock on the beach!

The real Belize has a way of bringing out the real you. Your best you. There’s jungle for your inner hiker and inner zipliner. Reefs for your inner snorkeler and inner fisherman. Caves for your inner kayaker. Waterfalls for your inner rappeller. Ancient Mayan Ruins for your inner explorer. And Rhum Bar for your inner pina colada drinker. 

The resort offers 19 Beach Houses which can be divided into 1-, 2- or 3-Bedroom Houses. Couples can enjoy a 1-Bedroom Beach Lo with a king-size bed, two balconies and a minibar. Families and friends can make themselves at home in a 2- or 3Bedroom Beach House with a full kitchen, living area and private baths. Whatever accommodation you choose, you’ll be just a stone’s throw away from the beach and an unforgeable Belize vacation.

Daredevils and beach bums rejoice. We’ve taken care of all the lile details standing between you and your next “ooh” and “ahh”. The hardest decision you’ll have to make at Hopkins Bay is which palm tree you’d like to swing on a hammock from at the end of the day.  

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VILLAGE Hopkins is a small Garifuna village on the coast of the Stann Creek District in Belize. The village lies south of the town of Dangriga. It is considered by some Belizeans to be the cultural center of the Garifuna population in Belize.

3 BEDROOM BEAch hOUSE The resort’s nineteen 3-Bedroom Beach Houses offer over 2,500 sq  / 232.26 m2 of private space and are a great fit for families or groups of friends wishing to enjoy a relaxed Belize vacation in a Caribbean-style Beach House.

Hopkins welcomes visitors with warm hospitality and a safe environment. Hopkins was recently voted “The Friendliest Village in Belize” by Belize’s First Magazine. The village boasts a rustic local beach vibe with many mom and pop restaurants (shacks), small bars and gi shops. Over 1000 residents live in Hopkins and work in fishing, farming and the booming hospitality industry.

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Hopkins Village is separated into two main transects; the Northside (Baila) and the Southside (False Siee). It is surrounded by the Maya Mountains and the Cockscomb Range inland, and the Caribbean Sea on its shore.


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SAXON LUX The stand-alone Saxon Luxury Villas offer the ultimate African hospitality. Villa One has seven Villa Luxury Suites of 80sq m / 861sq . Villa One has a lounge and dining room with seating for up to 18 guests, as well as a breakfast area and bar, with dedicated 24-hour butler service and chef. Each of the seven Villa Luxury Suites has a king size bed, separate bathroom with bath, dual sink and walk-in stone clad shower.

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The open plan layout features a seating and dining area with business desk and iPod docking station. Villa One is set in lush gardens with a private terrace and plunge pool. It has a private elevator from the parking area. The private Spa Suite in Villa 2 and 3 is also available for guests of Luxury Villa One. 967sq m / 10 409sq . In addition to Saxon Luxury Villa One, Villa Two and Three can also be booked in their entirety for sole use by guests who would prefer total privacy and exclusivity. Villa Two and Three each has eleven suites, and guests are welcome to use the private plunge pool as well as all the facilities of the main Saxon hotel.


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XURY VILLA Each Villa Luxury Suite has a quiet seating and dining area and a business desk, complimentary WiFi, international multi plugs and iPod docking station. The suite is also equipped with a 40 inch Bang & Olufsen HD LCD screen television and Bluray DVD player, together with a state-of-the-art surround-sound music system, including all radio stations, full gaming interface and digital music library.

Our highly qualified, experienced team of personal butlers are on hand to assist you and make your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. On arrival at the Saxon, they will be waiting to welcome you and will be at your service with discreet personal aention at all times. On checking in, they will assist you with unpacking your luggage and seling into your room. www.saxon.co.za

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Mary Gostelow’s TOP 5JAMAICA

Top 5 destinations Here, on an island 146 miles long, and from 21 to 52 miles wide, you have mountains (highest point is Blue Mountain Peak, 7,402 feet above sea level), stunning wildlife and beautiful beaches. Blue Mountains and John crow Mountains National Park, 200,000 acres of tropical rainforest, over 200 bird species, over 800 different plant types. Falmouth has many 19th century buildings (the courthouse has been restored): visit the 1790-vintage Greenwood Great house museum, holding fascinating china, furniture and musical instruments.

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Montego Bay's white sand Doctor's cave Beach is said by some to have curative powers – one reason that swimmers love coming here. Negril's white sand Seven Mile Beach stretches from Bloody Bay to Long Bay: this is a magnet for snorkeling, and a myriad of water sports. Rose hall Estate, Montego Bay, dates back to 1770: at the restored plantation house, hear the spooky past of Annie Palmer, known as the White Witch – take a candlelit tour, complete with ghost tales.


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Top 5 Hotels The caves, Negril Owned by music legend Chris Blackwell, all characterful coages have impressive island CDs – plus stained-glass windows, local handcras.

Rockhouse Negril The design hotel, cliop, with hexagonal-shaped thatched villas (all have outdoor showers, and Pristine Cove views, and a hint of Robinson Crusoe).

hilton Rose hall Resort & Spa, Montego Bay Private beach, all-inclusive and highly popular with families (Sugar Mills Water Park is Jamaica's largest entertainment facility).

Round hill hotel and Villas, Montego Bay The luxury hideaway, beach-set far down from the main road – this offers great dining serious fitness, and three different pools. Characterful local GM.

Jamaica Inn, Ocho Rios Join many regulars who return here for tranquility (sit on your terrace overlooking a 700- sandy beach). Memories of Noel Coward remain.

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Top 5 Suites/Villas half Moon Resort, Montego Bay Ideal for friends-family, choose one of the two-floor villas (four to seven bedrooms) – all come with a staff of three, pool, private pool, buggies – and you are five minutes from championship golf. hilton Rose hall Prime Minister Suite, 2,2220 sq , ground floor, one bedroom (with possibly to add one more) – and you accrue HiltonHonors point.

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hya Ziva Rose hall, Montego Bay Presidential Suite, 2,500 sq , 1.5 bathrooms, whirlpool tub, butler, and dramatic sea views. Sandals Negril Millionaire Honeymoon suites are on the ground-floor, and you have four post beds, private gardens with plunge pools and waterfalls. Sandals Royal Plantation Three-bedroom Beachfront Villa Plantana, on quiet East Beach – private drive, private pool, butlers, fourpost beds.,


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Top 5 Resorts half Moon Resort, Montego Bay The independent resort, owner run – 475 beach-set acres offering from small rooms to 13-room villas with pool (pay-for, super world-class dining). hya Ziva Rose hall, Montego Bay The ultra all-inclusive resort (the 2,500 sq  Penthouse Suite includes a whirlpool tub for two): engagement and golf concierges are at hand. Meliá Braco Village, Rio Bueno The authentically-Jamaican all-inclusive, especially on Friday nights (and highly-appreciated kids facilities).

Sandals Negril The adult-only playground, above Seven Mile Beach – this is romance plus white sand beaches, and all food and drinks included. Sandals Royal Plantation, Ocho Rios This is a really ultra-friendly all-inclusive resort, where servers, whom you all know by name, serenade, and beautifully, at breakfast (but they do not forget the coffee).

Top 5 Boutique Hotels/Villas Geejam hotel, Port Antonio State-of-the-art recording studio, healing spa, modern technology and six acres of lush greenery (adjacent Drapers village popularised by Gwen Stefani). GoldenEye hotel, Oracabessa James Bond's creator Ian Bond wrote his best-sellers here – his own Villa now sleeps ten; everyone enjoys the swim-up bar, 15-acre grounds. Lile Bay country club, Negril Three-bedroom private-pool villas in a gated upscale community – child-friendly, but no pets. Complete privacy but you have to cook and clean for yourselves, which is sometimes a refreshing change. The SPA Retreat Boutique hotel, Negril Stone coages in tropical gardens, soeningsoothing aloe-cucumber spa bodywraps – and Bose music systems. Strawberry hill, Irish Town 26 acres for only 14 bedrooms (some have traditional mahogany four-poster beds): take an Aveda Ultimate Island Experience spa journey.

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PARK HYATT

ABU DHABI HOTEL AND VILLAS

Park Hya Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas is a 5-star luxury beach resort in Abu Dhabi nestled along the pristine beach of Saadiyat Island, just 25 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport. The resort lies on a vast stretch of environmentally protected white sand beach adjacent to the Saadiyat Beach Golf Club. Relax in one of the 306 spacious guestrooms with private balconies, including stylish suites and private villas featuring open-air plunge pools with magnificent ocean, garden or golf course views. Savour fresh flavours and local delights, all thoughtfully sourced and carefully served by our team of culinary experts at our award-winning restaurants and bars.

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This exclusive sanctuary also features unique facilities for meetings and special events, enhanced by complete resort amenities; from exquisite dining and catering to a luxurious spa. Enjoy the leisure pools, play tennis, get energised in the fitness centre or experience Saadiyat Beach Golf Club; an 18-hole championship golf course designed by Gary Player. True to the Park Hya brand, Park Hya Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas offers understated luxury and gracious service in an intimate sanctuary, offering guests an experience that is distinctly inspiring.


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Royal Villa Experience the exclusive sanctuary of a serene island retreat in this one-of-a-kind private villa to be found in Park Hya Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas. Combining contemporary style with the UAE’s cultural touches, our Royal Villa measures approximately 355 sq m (3,821 sq ) and is furnished with a spacious living room, master bedroom, one twin and two king beds and a maid’s room with a separate entrance with aached bathroom. The Royal Villa also features a large outdoor terrace with a private plunge pool and massage beds, as well as a dining terrace for your guests, offering magnificent views of the Arabian Sea and Saadiyat Island.

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The Royal Villa’s living room is perfect for business or family entertaining, equipped with a kitchen with a butler’s entrance and furnished with a dining table for up to six guests, plush sofas, armchairs, a recessed entertainment centre with LED TV and DVD player. The room also features an open-plan Chinese lava wave marble bathroom including dual vanity sinks, Hans Grohe walk-in rain shower and a deep soaking stand-alone Toto bathtub with so bathrobes and Le Labo signature bath products complementing these relaxing retreats. Pampering touches include daily buffet breakfast, daily fruit, water and a newspaper. hp://abudhabi.park.hya.com


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KATA ROCKS Kata Rocks is Phuket’s best luxury five-star resort that offers a seductive blend of style, serenity, signature Thai hospitality and island comfort. Our award-winning resort is world class, with its unique range of oceanfront dining experiences, innovative spa and choice of pool villas. As an iconic five-star luxury resort overlooking the calm, crystal clear waters of Kata Beach and the Andaman Sea. Kata Rocks offers a fabulous location, beautifully designed private pool villas and signature Sky Villas, innovative gourmet dining and one of the most famous resort spas in Asia. OcEAN VIEW PRIVATE POOL VILLAS & RESIDENcES As stylish as they are spacious, our beautiful beachfront pool villas and residences offer the perfect blend of modern luxury and comfort. • 34 beautifully appointed pool villas ranging from 134 to 460 sqm • All sky villas boast uninterrupted ocean views • The stylishly-designed villas, all feature large terraces with private pool ranging from 7 to 14 meters • Luxurious design incorporating contemporary modern elements and stylish Italian-inspired touches

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In each suite, modern minimalist interior design serves to frame the resort’s natural beauty, with wide balconies and floor-to-ceiling glass windows. Each offers a massive 460 sqm spread over two floors with multiple indoor and outdoor living areas and a spacious terrace. This is inclusive of dining area with outdoor barbecue galley and cooking station. It also has the largest private infinity swimming pool available in a Kata Rocks Sky Villa. Measuring a remarkable 14-metres in length, it comes with a classy swim up pool bar to impress thirsty visitors. The four-bedroom Sky Villa Penthouses include a full range of modern amenities all available using an invilla iPad that controls innovative state-of-the-art home VDA automation soware. It was customised specifically to meet the needs of Kata Rocks’ most discriminating guests, combining luxury and technology on a level previously unavailable in Phuket for single touch control of Sky Villa lighting, temperature, music, television, blinds and service requests. The penthouse master bedroom is exquisitely appointed with king-sized bed, and reveals a stunning view from its outdoor Jacuzzi, making it the preferred spot to enjoy the daily spectacular Phuket sunset.

FOUR-BEDROOM SKY VILLA PENThOUSES Blending seamlessly into the natural environment, Kata Rocks’ four-bedroom Penthouse Sky Villas are perched atop the hillside and appear to rise organically above the landscape.

Another nearby bedroom (twin beds) also has unobstructed ocean views plus, there is a fourth bedroom (twin beds) and additional maid or butler quarters for hired help.

This gives each VIP penthouse a commanding position that towers above the residential resort, offering some of the most dramatic and panoramic Andaman Sea views found anywhere on the island.

All bedrooms have large en suite bathrooms with a superb rain and jet shower unit, designer apaiser luxury stone baths and basins complemented by the highest quality Kata Rocks’ bath amenities.


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DINING Our outstanding selection of fusion restaurants and elegant lounges offer a tantalising range of dining experiences. • Delicious Signature Kata Rocks modern cuisine with Thai specialties • International cuisine with a Mediterranean flair at The Restaurant • Relaxed poolside dining and children’s menus at our Infinity Pool • Signature bites and creative cocktails at our Bar & Lounge, offering the perfect sunset experience • Destination dining experience on The Rocks with bespoke dining options • Premium wine & champagne in the contemporary surroundings of the Wine Cellar • In-villa BBQ experience with private Chefs SPA & WELLNESS Our exquisite Infinite Luxury spa boasts a serene design and over thirty unique treatments blending contemporary and ancient techniques. • 8 treatment rooms and suites • Exclusive partnership with ila-spa, offering result driven facials and bespoke skin care experiences • State-of-the art gym & fitness centre with private training • Innovative treatments including chromotherapy, using light as a source of wellness • Iso-Benessere a water massage bed for aiding spinal integration • Metronap rest pod room, to enhance recovery and reduce jetlag • Yoga sessions ranging from group classes to private lessons • Seasonal wellness programmes featuring a variety of well-known wellness visiting practitioners

MEETINGS & EVENTS With a tranquil seing and luxury 5-star facilities, we offer the perfect environment for all kinds of occasion. • • • •

State-of-the-art audio visual capabilities Expert in-house catering team Dedicated wedding coordinator Expert team of event, meeting and wedding planners

LEISURE Your leisure is our pleasure. We offer a fantastic range of leisure activities for every guest. • Thai Cooking Classes • Thai Cultural programmes • Kids Club, a signature relaxation suite for our younger guests • Infinite Luxury boutique carrying exclusive Kata Rocks branded gis, souvenirs and jewellery. • Expert concierge services www.katarocks.com

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BEACHSIDE VILLAS AT MAZAGAN'S MOROCCAN HOL

MAZAGAN BEAC GOLF RESORT Mazagan Beach and Golf Resort oers an exceptional opportunity to own a holiday Moroccan villa or a permanent residence. Our sixty-seven 3, 4 or 5-bedroom villas located on and around the golf course allow you to enjoy a unique view of the golf course and the Atlantic Ocean at the Mazagan Villa Resort.

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Created by a well-known Moroccan architect, Jamal Lamiri Alaoui, these luxurious and spacious villas are exquisitely designed, found nowhere else in Morocco. These exclusive properties have been built to a very high standard and are managed by the Kerzner development team, with a reputation for their experience and competencies in the ďŹ eld. Outstanding contemporary facilities, exquisite design and unrivalled spaciousness are stand out features.


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CH AND The lucky owners can choose from a range of designs to create their dream environment, with an outstanding view of the ocean or the dunes of the golf course. At Mazagan, privileged buyers can select from a range of three, four or five-bedroom beach villas designed to create dream homes.

From the dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows framing the breathtaking panoramic ocean and fairway views to the fastidious aention to detail that is a Kerzner hallmark, each and every villa is synonymous with luxury. It's what makes them special. Very special.

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3 BEDROOM VILLA Mazagan Resort's luxurious 3 bedroom villas offer the ultimate in exclusivity, comfort and tranquillity. Showcasing the remarkable cra and vision of renowned Moroccan architect Jamal Lamiri Alaoui, working closely with Kerzner's experienced, dedicated resort development team, each unique villa represents the ultimate lifestyle experience. Commitment to the highest build specifications is evident in the elegant, state-ofthe-art fixtures, fiings and interiors of every villa. This is design and construction without compromise. Each spacious 3-bedroom villa is over 400 sq m in size, and includes a master bedroom and two further guest rooms, all complete with en suite facilities. The properties' extensive outdoor space includes a roof deck dining area, a spa pool and a carport for two vehicles. Mazagan offers two different, yet equally stunning, three-bedroom villa types. Villa type 'A' is 594.5 sq m in size, while villa type 'B' is 577.5 sq m.

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Situated within a low-density executive estate, each villa enjoys a superb location within landscaped private gardens, overlooking the 18hole championship golf course. Stunning views of the fairways, greens and Atlantic Ocean complete the site's breathtaking beauty. Residents of this select community can take full advantage of all that the resort has to offer. Whatever the occasion or mood, Mazagan Resort's array of world-class facilities is guaranteed to indulge, inspire and entertain. From an exclusive casino and a sumptuous hotel to numerous fine dining speciality restaurants, bars and lounges. From a sensational health and beauty centre to specialist children's facilities. The resort's unrivalled, instantly accessible facilities offer tranquillity, entertainment and luxury to suit every desire.


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4 BEDROOM VILLA Mazagan Resort's luxurious 4 bedroom villas offer the ultimate in exclusivity, comfort and tranquillity. Showcasing the remarkable cra and vision of renowned Moroccan architect Jamal Lamiri Alaoui, working closely with Kerzner's experienced, dedicated resort development team, each unique villa represents the ultimate lifestyle experience. Commitment to the highest build specifications is evident in the elegant, state-ofthe-art fixtures, fiings and interiors of every villa. This is design and construction without compromise. Each spacious four bedroom villa is over 500 sq m in size, and incorporates a generous master bedroom complete with en suite. Three further bedrooms all include en suite facilities, and a service area accommodates two staff. The extensive outdoor space includes terraced areas, water features and a carport with room for three cars. Mazagan offers two different, yet equally stunning, four-bedroom villa types. Villa type 'A' is 697 sq m in size, while villa type 'B' is 717.5 sq m.

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Situated within a low-density executive estate, each 4 bedroom villa enjoys a superb location within landscaped private gardens, overlooking the 18-hole championship golf course. Stunning views of the fairways, greens and Atlantic Ocean complete the site's breathtaking beauty. Residents of this select community can take full advantage of all that the resort has to offer. Whatever the occasion or mood, Mazagan Resort's array of world-class facilities is guaranteed to indulge, inspire and entertain. From an exclusive casino and a sumptuous hotel to numerous fine dining speciality restaurants, bars and lounges. From a sensational health and beauty centre to specialist children's facilities. The resort's unrivalled, instantly accessible facilities offer tranquillity, entertainment and luxury to suit every desire.


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5 BEDROOM VILLA Make your family holidays to Morocco a family tradition with your own 5 bedroom villa Mazagan Resort's luxurious villas offer the ultimate in exclusivity, comfort and tranquillity. Showcasing the remarkable cra and vision of renowned Moroccan architect Jamal Lamiri Alaoui, working closely with Kerzner's experienced, dedicated resort development team, each unique villa represents the ultimate lifestyle experience. Commitment to the highest build specifications is evident in the elegant, state-ofthe-art fixtures, fiings and interiors of every villa. This is design and construction without compromise. Each spacious five bedroom villa is over 700 sq m in size, offering the pinnacle of luxury within Mazagan Resort's exclusive estate. The substantial master bedroom incorporates a seating area and en suite facilities, and each property includes four further double bedrooms, all complimented by an extensive service area with accommodation for four staff.

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Three floors of impressive outdoor space include a swimming pool and a carport with space for three cars. Mazagan offers two different, yet equally stunning, five-bedroom villa types. Villa type 'A' is 1026 sq m in size, while villa type 'B' is 1088.5 sq m. Situated within a low-density executive estate, each villa enjoys a superb location within landscaped private gardens, overlooking the 18hole championship golf course. Stunning views of the fairways, greens and Atlantic Ocean complete the site's breathtaking beauty. Residents of this select community can take full advantage of all that the resort has to offer on their family holidays to Morocco. Whatever the occasion or mood, Mazagan Resort's array of world-class facilities is guaranteed to indulge, inspire and entertain. From an exclusive casino and a sumptuous hotel to numerous fine dining speciality restaurants, bars and lounges. From a sensational health and beauty centre to specialist children's facilities. The resort's unrivalled, instantly accessible facilities offer tranquillity, entertainment and luxury to suit every desire.


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LUXURY JAMAICA VILLAS AND EXCLUSIVE OCEANFRONT ROOMS

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HOTEL & VILLAS Discover true island style and subdued sophistication throughout our 36 Ralph Lauren designed oceanfront guestrooms and 27 private, luxury Jamaica villas. Every accommodation across the property is meticulously maintained with dedicated staff to ensure your every comfort and desire is met. Located in the Pineapple House, our guestrooms overlook Round Hill Bay and snorkeling reef, are steps from the infinity pool and boast front row access to breathtaking sunsets. These designer rooms feature plantation-shuered windows or balconies, white linen-adorned four-poster beds, quaint siing areas and spacious bathrooms boasting walk-in showers, soaking tubs and dual vanities.

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Each of our 27 complete luxury villas evoke a personality of their own, yet all share a common thread of modern refinement, classic style and exceptional service. Four classes of villas are offered here at Round Hill, ranging from two- to six-bedrooms and including a selection of fine amenities such as private pools, guest houses, event lawns and the epitome of indoor/outdoor living. Within each complete villa are individual villa suites which may be reserved should your party not desire a complete villa. These suites enjoy the amenities of our complete villas. While each accommodation affords the utmost in luxury and evokes its own personality, all offer effortless access to the water sports, tennis, golf, spa, dining, shopping and aractions you’ve come to Jamaica to enjoy.


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complete Villas Garnering numerous awards and accolades for excellence – including the World Travel Award for World's Leading Villa for twelve years running – the private villas at Round Hill are truly exceptional. All of our 27 Jamaica villas are uniquely designed and evoke their own personality, from the ultimate in sophisticated luxury to classic, charming island living. Enchanting, meandering pathways enveloped in lush tropical foliage welcome you to sweeping ocean views, beautifully designed open-air living spaces outfied in cool tile and rich woods and cozy yet expansive bedrooms with sumptuous linens and well-appointed bathrooms. Each villa’s dedicated, on-site staff will take the utmost care of you throughout your stay – including a fresh, made-to-order breakfast on your terrace each morning. You’ll soon discover what keeps our guests returning year aer year – requesting their favorite villa rich with memories and staff who have turned into family. Premium Luxury Villas Highly regarded as some of the finest villas in Jamaica and our most exquisite accommodations, Round Hill’s expansive, awardwinning Premium Luxury Villas feature the epitome of excellence in design, furnishings and amenities. Each Premium Luxury Villa has been custom designed to offer spacious comfort and truly maximize indoor/outdoor living, with two inviting pools and several outdoor showers. Bedrooms feature sumptuous linens, large ensuite bathrooms with upscale amenities, and may be closed off and air-conditioned for comfort. From game rooms outfied with pool tables and bar games to mahogany-lined libraries, this class of villa leaves no detail untouched. Multiple levels seamlessly coexist with the tropical landscape, as lush gardens and breathtaking views of the Caribbean are found around every turn. Ranging from fourto six-bedrooms, our Premium Luxury Villas offer a sophisticated, secluded getaway perfect for parties of any size.

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Luxury Villas The Jamaica Luxury Villas at Round Hill feature indoor/outdoor island living at its best. Expansive open-air living rooms flow into large patios with incredible views of Round Hill Bay, while tropical breezes wa by vibrant flowers. Our Luxury Villas are uniquely designed and exclusively decorated with artifacts from past travels, oneof-a-kind pieces and custom artwork, bringing out the individuality of each villa. Upscale amenities afford all the luxuries of home while you are away, and all Luxury Villas boast secluded, private pools nestled amongst lush gardens. Ranging from three- to six-bedrooms, our Luxury Villas afford an unforgeable getaway. Deluxe Villas Our Deluxe Villas boast stunning views of the ocean, more spacious outdoor areas, and beautifully landscaped lawns lined with vibrant tropical flowers. Furnishings are upgraded, and larger bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms may be closed off and air-conditioned for comfort - offering ample space for guests. Some Deluxe Villas feature private pools surrounded by verdant landscaping so that almost every villa feels like a private oasis away from it all. These villas are two- to four-bedrooms and several are built into the hillside with multiple levels for sweeping views of the bay. classic Villas Round Hill’s Classic Villas feature many of the original design elements on which Round Hill was built including beautiful checkered flooring, classic furniture, and simple yet elegant design elements. Furnishings and fabrics are continuously upgraded yet retain the authentic indoor/outdoor ambiance that was John Pringle's original vision. These villas boast outdoor decks, open-air living rooms and seating areas, and quaint manicured yards and lawns. All bedrooms feature ensuite bathrooms and are completely air-conditioned for maximum comfort. Classic villas range in size from 2- to 4bedrooms and most have uniquely-designed private pools that are beautifully maintained and landscaped. www.roundhill.com

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NE&ONLY E PALM An elegant beachfront oasis of luxuriant gardens and cascading fountains nestles peacefully on Palm Island. Dubai's most intimate seaside enclave commands an enviable spot on a private peninsula of Palm Island. Rimmed with a stunning secluded beach, with privileged views of the impressive New Dubai skyline.

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BEAchFRONT VILLA 2 Bedrooms 325m² 3,498² ThE SPAcE For palatial living at its finest, enjoy superb beachfront living amidst the decadent comforts, exceptional privacy and personalised services of a spectacular two-bedroom Beachfront Villa. Each of the four independent, freestanding Villas feature impressive details of Andalusian and Moorish-inspired architecture with modern, contemporary chic interiors. The stunning layout features a grand entrance foyer, open-plan living space with bar and dining area connected to a private-service kitchenee. Two master bedrooms offer dedicated en suite dressing rooms and bathrooms. The upper floor accommodation features beautifully furnished balconies.

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Each Villa includes grand outdoor shaded seating and dining areas, plus spacious, lush gardens with a private swimming pool. The dining experience is enhanced within the comfort of an extended gazebo majlis-style entertaining area. Two of the Villas offer dedicated car access with private parking for total security. Personalised round-theclock service is provided by a team of dedicated hosts.


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BEAchFRONT VILLA AMENITIES • Personalised round-the-clock service provided by private host • Entrance foyer, open-plan living space with bar • Dining area connected to private-service kitchenee • Two King-sized master bedrooms with en suite dressing rooms and oversized bathrooms • Grand outdoor shaded seating and dining areas, plus spacious, lush gardens • Private temperature controlled swimming pool • Upper floor with fully furnished balconies • In-room entertainment system with interactive media pack • 46-inch plasma flat-screen television • DVD / CD player

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A spectacular sea, excellent mountain view, a calm and peaceful holiday experience surrounded by the pine trees are all waiting for you at Rixos Premium Gรถcek.

Established on an area of 76.500 sqm, Rixos Premium Gรถcek will satisfy you with comfort, luxury and everything you may expect from a perfect holiday.

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Rixos Premium Gocek Suites & Villas is situated in natural reserve, a retreat which combines absolute with characteristics of the Aegean Sea. Located in the heart of Gocek, 20 km from Dalaman International Airport. The Resort nestled between two Marinas, features 206 elegantly appointed Suites and Villas set admist the natural beauty of pine trees and tranquil gardens, a secluded beach and Anjana Spa.

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Located a short 10 minutes speed boat ride from the Resort, the villas oer an environment of exclusivity and sophisticated elegance, whether you are seeking a romantic get away or an exotic destination for your family.


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Stretching across a secluded bay, Rixos Premium Gocek Villas presents a stunning natural beauty, restorative peace, indulgence and tranquility. Located a short 10 - minute speed boat ride from the Resort, The villas offer an environment of exclusive and sophisticated elegance, whether you are seeking a romantic gateway or an exotic destination for your family.

Rixos Premium Gocek offers 14 villas each with their own swimming pools and direct access to the beach. The private and spacious villas are available with two or five bedrooms making them the ideal accommodation for both families and couples.

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Located in a secluded bay, the Superior Villa is a two storey structure with 420 generous square meters of living space. The villa offers five bedrooms with spacious bathrooms. Master bathroom with Jacuzzi. Sauna room, a living room, a kitchenee, a dining terrace table, a private swimming pool, direct access to the Villas exclusive Beach and an exclusive pavillon at the beach.

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Villas guests enjoy a complimentary access to villas Exclusive Club and Lounge, an exclusive Reception, a personalized private butler and chef, complimentary airport pick up and drop off, private boat tour once per stay and priority at Rixos Premium Gocek Restaurants and Anjana Spa.


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You will feel your body and mind rejuvenated at Rixos Anjana SPA, established on 730 square meter surrounded by the natural beauties of Göcek peninsula.

Following the traditions of the Turkish Bath, Rixos Premium Göcek offers rubbing & foaming massage with vitamin soaps to ensure you fell rejuvenated and refreshed.

Providing Far East massages and therapies by certified professional therapists, Rixos Anjana SPA will help you rejuvenate and aain an inner peace with massages using special materials and traditional methods.

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OVERWAT AT LAUCALA’S 25 VILLAS, ALL GLAMOROUS VERSIONS OF TRADITIONAL FIJIAN DWELLINGS, EACH OFFER UNPARALLELED EXCLUSIVITY AND PRIVACY IN DRAMATIC, AND VERY DIFFERENT, LOCATIONS AROUND THE NORTHERN COAST OF THE ISLAND

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Eleven Plantation villas are set amid a coconut grove beside a private beach; four Plateau villas perch atop Nawi Mountain at the heart of the island, ringed by rainforest and offering unbroken views of the sea; seven Seagrass villas line a powder-white beach; the Peninsula villa hugs a cliff and crescent-shaped beach; the Overwater villa is set above an emerald-green lagoon; and the Hilltop Estate sits at one of the island’s highest points, commanding views of the Fijian archipelago.

Regardless of their location, villas are designed with so curves and free-flowing shapes, using natural materials in construction: thatch roofs made from the leaves of sago palms, local doga timber, bala bala fern stems, and a traditional coconut husk weave known as magi magi. Impeccably furnished bedroom and living areas open to private gardens, each with an infinityedge pool lit by Tikki torches come dusk. Villas come with a buggy, so guests are free to explore the resort at their leisure.


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HILLTOP ESTATE The guests of the Hilltop Residence live "up on top". High up in the opulent green hills of Laucala island, the "resort in a resort" crowns the dreams of luxury living à la Laucala. For some people it is the captivating panorama view; for others it is the unique atmosphere which makes guest's South Seas dreams of "undreamt of pleasures" come true, with 1.200 square metres of living space, 11.000 square metres for of bedroom space and other private quarters, an unusually designed main residence with its own panoramic pool landscape, two spacious guest residences and special services such as a private cook, a chauffeur and a private nanny. OVERWATER VILLA If one thinks of Laucala as paradise-like holiday scenery, the Overwater Residence is one of the brilliant colours that elevate this resort to a noble holiday work of art. You will never experience the fascination of the South Pacific anywhere as fully as in the twobedroom residence, which appears to float above the emerald-green lagoon. You will not only enjoy luxurious living over an omnipresent ocean when you relax on the spacious terrace ranging across several levels over the lagoon but also when you have a bath in the hot tub or in the large private pool, which has been carved directly into the rocks of the shore, and last but not least while enjoying a romantic Sundowner cocktail or during a private dinner.

PENINSULA VILLA This luxurious mansion resembles an "island on an island", caressed by the dazzling turquoise waters of the South Pacific and surrounded by opulent green hills, a white beach and plenty of space for privacy. The spacious living areas are connected to each other by rope bridges offering spectacular views. The natural pool carved into the rock, the concealed private beach and its own jey guarantee exclusive and completely undisturbed privacy.

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PLANTATION VILLAS In the eleven Plantation Residences you can do what you like - relax on the sun deck, the private beach, in your own pool, the hot tub, the shady daybed, the stylish indoor or open-air lounge or in your own bed. Incorporated into the old coconut plantation, the 300 to 610 square metre-large residences completely. South Seas romance. And the exemplary care provided here – as in all residences – by the personal "Tao" (Tao means "my friend") makes sure each guest’s private dreams of paradise come true. PLATEAU VILLAS The exotic character of the private island and the iridescent world of the South Pacific form the background to the fantastic Laucala holiday scenery. In the four Plateau Residences this scenery can be viewed from a very special, natural perspective. Situated on Nawi Mountain, all residences offer unforgeable views out to the sea and the neighbouring islands. Carefully integrated into the island atmosphere, their open-plan design blurs the boundary between the interior and exterior areas and gives guests a beer idea of the atmosphere of this South Seas island. Thanks to the exclusive seclusion on the ridge the Plateau Residences are particularly suitable for undisturbed visits with family or friends. SEAGRASS VILLAS The art of living in harmony with nature without renouncing the conveniences of modern comfort finds its highest expression in the seven Seagrass Residences that nestle unobtrusively under the opulent green of the Sea Grass Bay’s coastline. And like all the other residences they captivate visitors with their clear commitment to the natural environment and Fijian traditions. With their remarkable combination of vast space, exclusively designed interiors, natural materials, luxurious comfort, and the natural outdoor areas with its organically shaped pool and private beach, they create wonderfully inspiring surroundings for sophisticated nature lovers. www.laucala.com


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Fijian private island resort Laucala Island is pleased to announce the debut of the world’s first resort DeepFlight Super Falcon submersible experience. The state of the art, two–person winged submersible cra will add an “only at Laucala” feature to an already exclusive vacation experience. Guests of the resort can now explore the pristine waters of the South Pacific Ocean without geing wet. Majestic coral reefs and vibrant tropical fish make for a consummate underwater experience at Laucala Island, now greatly enhanced by the exclusive availability of the submersible cra. Groundbreaking technologies steered the Super Falcon to redefine the notion of ocean exploration. Unlike conventional submersibles that sink, the Super Falcon enables guests to “fly in the ocean” with unprecedented speed, range and agility.

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A BEYOND-FIVE-STAR, LUXURY PRIVATE ISLAND RESORT, LAUCALA IS SET AMIDST COCONUT PLANTATIONS, SANDY BEACHES, TURQUOISE LAGOONS, RICH GREEN MOUNTAINS AND BREATHTAKING NATURAL BEAUTY.

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“We look forward to offering yet another exclusive and authentic experience to our guests with the new submersible,” says Laucala Island’s Managing Director, Christoph G. Ganster. “This exhilarating underwater flight provides an unparalleled adventure in the beautiful waters of Fiji, with 360 degree views of magnificent coral reefs, abundant fish, amongst other marine life.” Once owned by the Forbes family as a private island escape, Laucala Island was purchased in 2002 by Dietrich Mateschitz, Co-Founder of Red Bull drink company, and launched in 2011 as a private island resort. The resort is 80 percent self-sustainable and prides itself on an integral philosophy, incorporating elements of the entire island into each guest’s experience, from islandmade spa products to cuisine derived from indigenous plants, fruit and aquatic life.


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ABOUT THE ISLAND Set upon a private island of 3,500 exclusive acres in the Fijian Pacific archipelago, Laucala Island brings a new meaning to the term “all-inclusive resort.” A beyond-five-star, luxury private island resort, Laucala is set amidst coconut plantations, sandy beaches, turquoise lagoons, rich green mountains and breathtaking natural beauty, oen drawing comparisons as the veritable Garden of Eden of Fiji. True luxury is appreciated in the privacy of the resort’s 25 villas as well as the freedom to experience a variety of activities with spontaneity, ranging from pro golfing to beachside horseback riding to watersports and more. The resort prides itself on an integral philosophy, incorporating elements of the entire island into each guest’s experience.had to be compatible with the island ecology.

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AMANP REFLECTING THE GRACEFUL ARCHITECTURE AND GENTLE SPIRIT OF THAILAND, AMANPURI’S PAVILIONS AND VILLAS ARE TUCKED INTO VERDANT GARDENS ON A PENINSULA OVERLOOKING THE ANDAMAN SEA

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AMANPURI VILLAS Offering consummate privacy and gracious Thai hospitality, Amanpuri’s Villas lie towards the tip of the peninsula, with ocean-front or garden seings. With a choice of two to nine bedrooms, extensive living and dining areas are arranged around a private swimming pool. Interiors feature Thai furnishings, art and antiques, and two live-in staff aend to guests’ every need

9-BEDROOM OcEAN VILLA, AMANPURI Overlooking the turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea, the nine-bedroom Ocean Villa is designed around a private swimming pool with various outdoor areas for lounging and dining. Features unique to individual Villas include gyms, massage rooms and steam rooms. Also available as a four to eight-bedroom Villa


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PURI AMENITIES Ocean views Private swimming pool Live-in housekeeper and Thai chef Nine villa bedrooms with king-size beds Living room, dining room Media room Some with gym, massage room, steam room Kitchen Outdoor lounging sala Outdoor dining sala WiFi, TV, sound system, safe Personal bar

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WELLNESS A holistic sanctuary inspired by ancient Thai therapies, treatments include roasted coconut scrubs and sandalwood wraps DINING A pair of restaurants serve up dishes made from locally-grown ingredients, while the seasonal Japanese Restaurant specialises in French Kaiseki fare

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ADVENTURE EXPERIENcES The turquoise waters that surround Amanpuri oer voyages of discovery in every direction, whether it is exploring the coasts by boat, waterskiing or scuba diving the pristine reefs. On land, the lush vegetation is complemented by a rich cultural history, including 30 Buddhist temples on the island, ďŹ ve excellent golf courses, and the serene, crescent-shaped white-sand beaches lined with loungers and umbrellas


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EXPLORE The craggy coast by kayak, hobie cat or catamaran from the secluded sands ofPansea Beach Farther out to sea, scuba diving programmes are available year-round, with trips to nearby reefs as well as the remote and paradisical Phi Phi Islands

FIVE WORLD-cLASS GOLF cOURSES are within easy reach ofAmanpuri, including blue Canyon Country club, with two ofAsia’s top layouts Men’s and women’s clubs are available for use from the resort, and tee times at all the courses can be arranged

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A private apartment in First Class. That’s Flying Reimagined.

In the First Apartment on our A380 you can relax in a large leather armchair befo ore retiring to the comfo ort of a separate bed, dressed with all-natural bed linen. Enjoy a seven-course tasting menu prepared by our Inflight Chef.. T Ta ake a refreshing shower in the First Class bathroom befo ore landing.

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PACIFIC RESORT RAROTONGA The island paradise of Rarotonga is legendary for its beauty. The mountainous peaks of the inner island are fringed by spectacularly beautiful beaches and stunning lagoons of crystal clear water. The most beautiful of these is in Muri, and it is here you will find Pacific Resort Rarotonga. Pacific Resort Rarotonga is Rarotonga’s leading 4 star full service authentic boutique resort, offering an intimate collection of just 64 rooms, suites and villas. Superbly situated on 5.5 acres of manicured beachfront grounds, positioning guests mere steps away from water, sand and sun. Each room is tastefully decorated in a contemporary Polynesian style overlooking either the flourishing tropical gardens or the gorgeous white sands of Muri Beach and lagoon.

Dine on the beachfront at Sandals Restaurant, enjoy a cocktail at the Barefoot Bar or indulge in ordering room service when you prefer to relax in the comfort of your own room. To ensure all your needs are met, the resort offers a number of facilities and services including complimentary Kids Club, an array of water based activities, the resort’s very own glass boom lagoon cruiser ‘Moana Roa’ and a beauty salon located directly across the road from the resort entrance. Various affordable wedding packages are also available and can be customised with Polynesian style. Our team can take care of every small detail so you and your guests can relax, celebrate and take in the romantic atmosphere.

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PREMIUM BEAchFRONT VILLA The Beachfront Villa is our premiere accommodation option, perfect for families or travelling couples who seek spacious island living. This self contained villa offers a prime beachfront location, modern luxury, and contemporary style enriched with touches of traditional Cook Islands design.

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Our exclusive Beachfront Villa is a stand alone multi-level facility (with a master bedroom and ensuite bathroom upstairs, two bedrooms and a bathroom downstairs). This villa contains a 40” flatscreen TV with in-house channels, iPod docking station, private laundry facilities, full kitchen and bar and private courtyard with BBQ hire available.


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PREMIUM LAGOON VIEW VILLA Privately located with easy access to the beach, our Premium Lagoon View Villas are spacious and inviting, boasting beautiful views across the lagoon. These self contained villas offer large living areas, with a unique mezzanine lounge nestled beneath a high ceiling, and contemporary style enriched with touches of traditional Cook Islands design.

Our Premium Lagoon View Villas are stand alone multi-level facilities (with a master bedroom and ensuite bathroom upstairs, two bedrooms and a bathroom downstairs). These Villa’s contain 40” flatscreen TV with in-house channels, iPod docking station, private laundry facilities, afull kitchen and bar and their own private outdoor courtyard. www.pacificresort.com/rarotonga/

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RITZ CARLT VILLAGE & S

DISCOVER SHARQ VILLAGE & SPA IN DOHA TO EXPERIENCE AN UNFORGETTABLE STAY IN THE HEART OF QATAR. WITH LUXURY HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS, AN EXCEPTIONAL SPA AND WORLD-CLASS DINING, THE RITZ-CARLTON IN QATAR IS AN IDYLLIC COASTAL RETREAT.

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A luxury Doha resort that exemplifies the perfect fusion of contemporary and traditional, Sharq Village & Spa places guests in the heart of the Qatar capital, yet within the tranquil confines of an idyllic coastal retreat on the Gulf Bay. Featuring an exceptional spa, world-class dining, including the only Persian fine dining restaurant in Qatar, and 300 meters of private beach, our luxury resort in Doha Qatar is perfect for families of all ages, and envelops guests in a world of timehonored hospitality in surroundings that embrace Doha’s newer opulent vision.

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ROYAL VILLA • Personal driveway, parking and elegant portecochere • Two-story villa of unmatched appointments and fine décor • Separate recreational annex for your personal use EXTRAORDINARY FEATURES • 050-thread count Free linens and goose down duvets • Walk-in wardrobe, custom-made furnishings, elevator • Outdoor patio, personal pool, Bose Surround Sound system


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ROYAL BAThS • Four full bathrooms decorated in different motifs • Separate shower stalls with steam facilities • Oversized deep soaking Jacuzzi with blue mosaic veined with 18K gold ThE EXTERIOR MAJLIS • Cascading waterfall and fountain • Terrace dining area for eight and lounge seating - Spacious veranda with panoramic ocean views

ThE LUXURIOUS ANNEX AREA • Indoor temperature-controlled swimming pool and Jacuzzi • Two-story cascading waterfall • Multipurpose bar area • Luxurious wet treatment room • Exercise gymnasium with floor-to-ceiling windows and views www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/qatar/sharqvillage

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RIO CHICO ESTATE OCHO RIOS

From Jamaica with Love: this grand-scale James Bond style escape is a breath-taking hideaway which can be yours to enjoy! Probably the best kept secret in Jamaica, the Rio Chico Estate is the epitome of oldworld charm and luxury and perfect for large gatherings of friends or families who are looking for the height of luxury and exclusivity to the extreme.

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As you enter through Rio Chico's gates, you can't help but feel as though you've just stepped straight into a Monet painting: passing lily ponds and ivy covered stone bridges on your approach through this magniďŹ cent 14-acre estate. Located just outside of Ocho Rios, our Rio Chico Villa is without a doubt one of Jamaica's most exceptional and stunning properties. Manicured lawns, lush tropical and heavily fruited gardens, the landscape sings English-country-garden meets Jamaican tropical paradise. Welcome to the world of Rio Chico, no longer just a dream.


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ThE MAIN hOUSE Villa Rio Chico is undoubtedly one of the finest, most picturesque estates in the world, and it's no exaggeration to say that it's heaven on earth. Experience a rarified tropical estate that combines true beachfront luxury with lavish gardens reminiscent of an Italian palazzo. This 14-acre gated property is a chic oasis framed by lush tropical vegetation, meandering streams two waterfalls, ivy-covered bridges, and manicured gardens adorned with classical Vicenza stone sculptures, all set along a 2,000foot protected shoreline. The interior of the main house and separate coage evoke the ambience of a chic European boutique hotel. Step inside to discover a living room styled with billowing white fabrics, rich woods, and gleaming silvers. Rooms flow seamlessly from indoors to out, with a Zen-like feeling that melds naturally into the environment. And each of the eight spacious bedroom suites reflects a unique style and aura. Sumptuous touches abound, like contemporary bathrooms with a refined aention to detail befiing an estate of this caliber, freestanding marble soaking tubs, unique designer light fixtures and furnishings, Sferra linens, and Free bathrobes. And the staff of highly-trained butlers, private chef and sous chef, and housekeepers are aentive, unobtrusive; and most of all, masters at creating unique experiences that you can only find at Rio Chico. Magnificent outdoor spaces

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have been designed with the same level of elegance. The bluff-top main pool overlooks the ocean, while a second hidden pool steps down directly into the ocean's waters. A third pool is a spectacular natural river pool sourced from the same waters as the nearby Dunn's River Falls. Two private white sand beaches provide secluded spots for relaxation or exhilaration, with our water-sports guru ready to provide instruction for the sea kayaks, sailboats, paddleboards, and snorkel gear. A tennis court is lit for night play, and a billiards table, gym, and croquet are provided for your entertainment. DINING Dining at Rio Chico is an experience in and of itself. Whatever your style is from laidback to more formal, from a five course meal to a quick late aernoon snack, whatever you are in the mood for our Staff your family while staying with usat Rio Chico is there to make your vacation an unforgeable one. Executive Chef Ignazio Podda from North West Italy has cooked for high-profile diners all over the world since he was 14 years old. His signature dish, apple risoo is a popular delicacy of his hometown, Valle d' Aosta. Although he is a genius when it comes to Italian food, he is an international superstar in the kitchen and will prepare anything your heart desires, from Caribbean dishes, to Indian, American, French and Asian. www.yourjamaicanvillas.com/vil las/riochico/


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