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Taprobane Island: A Private Island Retreat in Sri Lanka

Taprobane Island: A Private Island Retreat in Sri Lanka

Set off the south coast of Sri Lanka, Taprobane Island is the only privately owned one in the country We talk about going to the ends of the earth for a truly unique luxury holiday but that talk is usually metaphorical. It’s time to get literal. There is nothing but miles and miles of ocean(…)

Two New Luxury Houseboats Set Sail with Secret Retreats in India

Two New Luxury Houseboats Set Sail with Secret Retreats in India

Secret Retreats announces the opening (or reopening) of two new luxury houseboats in its portfolio Say the words “houseboat vacation” to potential travelers and images of sleeping bags spread across the boat’s roof, shared cooking assignments and the roar of jet-skis come to mind. Fun definitely figures into the equation but luxury certainly does not. However, a hotel(…)

Luxury, Glamour and Opulence at the Palazzo Versace Dubai

Luxury, Glamour and Opulence at the Palazzo Versace Dubai

The upcoming Palazzo Versace Dubai will hold the title of second Versace property in the world. The first is located in Queensland, Australia The Versace brand is synonymous with luxury, glamour and opulence and soon it will be synonymous with high-end real estate and resort accommodations in Dubai. The Palazzo Versace Dubai is currently under construction(…)

Relax in Nature, Indulge at Tasmania’s Saffire Freycinet

Relax in Nature, Indulge at Tasmania’s Saffire Freycinet

Saffire Freycinet features 20 luxurious suites decorated with a mix of traditional and contemporary furnishings highlighted by Tasmanian timber Taking its design inspiration from the peninsula on which it sits, the Saffire Freycinet is a modern luxury getaway surrounded by Australia’s breathtaking natural beauty. It’s located on Tasmania’s East Coast and overlooks the Hazards Mountains,(…)

New Levels of Exclusivity at Coco Privé Kuda Hithi Island

New Levels of Exclusivity at Coco Privé Kuda Hithi Island

Newly launched Coco Privé Kuda Hithi Island in the Maldives offers the ultimate private island experience What’s your New Year’s resolution? To experience more of the world? To work less and play more luxuriously? Be inspired by Coco Privé Kuda Hithi Island, an island getaway in the Maldives so exclusive you can’t even access the(…)

Under the Sea in Fiji; Design Approved for Underwater Hotel

Under the Sea in Fiji; Design Approved for Underwater Hotel

A six day stay at the Poseidon Undersea Resort will include four nights on land and two underwater and will cost an estimated USD $30,000 Do good vacations and exotic accommodations come to those who wait? It looks like that may be the case with the Poseidon Undersea Resort. Previously slated for a 2010 launch,(…)

Glamping or Just Plain Glamour? A Stay at The Shilla Jeju in South Korea

Glamping or Just Plain Glamour? A Stay at The Shilla Jeju in South Korea

The Shilla Jeju is a luxury resort with 429 guestrooms, six restaurants and seven banquet halls Have you heard of glamping? It’s a delightful Brangelinia-like combination of the words “glamour” and “camping” and is the perfect way to enjoy sleeping in the great outdoors without losing the comforts of the indoors. The Shilla Jeju in South(…)

Charming Hoi An Days, Elegant The Nam Hai Resort Nights

Charming Hoi An Days, Elegant The Nam Hai Resort Nights

The Nam Hai Resort is located on a one kilometer stretch of beautiful beach running alongside the South China Sea So much of Vietnam had to be rebuilt following successive wars in the country. The evidence is visible on busy city streets where the architecture looks to be of the same, relatively recent, time period.(…)