October 31, 2013
A secluded haven on the Red Sea Coast, celebrating rare marine life, nature’s fabulous colours and the timeless beauty of the sea. Nature’s colours come to life at The Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh with white sand, aquamarine waters and vibrantly-hued marine life. In exotic Egypt, this exclusive luxury resort on the Red Sea Coast is situated on 48 acres with a private beach. With an irresistible Egyptian charm and high-end amenities that respond to even the most extravagant needs, this Red Sea resort is amazing in every way.
October 30, 2013
Bentley has added a new member to the Continental GT family with the addition of a new Continental GT V8 S version. Available as both a coupe and convertible, the new model comes powered by an uprated version of the standard car’s twin-turbo 4.0-litre V8 petrol engine , bringing the horsepower rating from 500 up to 521, while torque is increased from 487lb ft to 502lb ft.
Influences of classical Cycladic architecture blended with modern functionality, exquisite terraces with sea views and traditional interiors spiced up with color are the main elements embraced by Villa Gaia, a three bedroom luxury retreat, available for rent at $1,033 during high season. Villa Gaia is a traditional villa consisting of two "cave houses" set on two levels, a lower one and an upper one.
Marrakech in the winter-time is the ideal mix of sunny days for city-exploring and chilly evenings for cosy fireside suppers. Set in five acres of established gardens, Mosaic Palais Aziza & Spa is a true winter sanctuary, awash with roses and Moroccan birdsong. At the luxury Marrakech hotel you can can swim outdoors by day or retreat to the spa, and also enjoy warming feasts at Maroliano—or simply sip mint tea in front of blazing cheminée—bliss!
September 27th was a special day at Abu Dhabi’s Emirate palace. The occasion was hosting of World Luxury Expo and on display was luxury lifestyle products. The limelight was however hogged by an anti ageing device. The same has been aptly named ‘Human regenerator’. System 4 Technologies Gmbh has developed this unique human regenerator.
October 29, 2013
October 27, 2013
The villas, modern bale in connecting to nature. Inspired by ancient Balinese village with Subak style and its creeks. An exemplify of Tri Hita Karana philosophy - a harmony of realms of God, human world and nature. The songs of water flowing, embedded with tropical fruit trees and colorful flowers will embraced your everyday. One of distinctive luxurious provided by nature.
Along a seemingly infinite stretch of sand, amidst Vietnam’s richest cultural heritage, a strand of sophisticated, visually striking villas lines the dramatic beachfront. Inspired by 2,500 years of history, The Nam Hai’s architecture and interior design presents a dramatic play on wind and water inspired by ancient feng shui philosophy and the grandeur of the Tu Doc royal tombs of Hue.
October 26, 2013
Towering over the Mediterranean, Dalt Vila is an excellent example of a fortified acropolis which preserves, in its walls, the successive imprints of the earliest Phoenicians settlements and the Arab and Catalan periods through to the Renaissance bastions. The intact 16th century fortifications bear witness to the fabulous military architecture and aesthetics of the Renaissance, whilst the maze of winding alleys today play host to charming restaurants, stylish boutiques and pavement cafes. The entire area is a protected UNESCO World Heritage Site – including this wonderful palace.
Discover how Malay kings once crafted their palaces. Fronted by an emerald sea glittering with diamonds of light, shaded by tall palms rustling in the breeze, attended to by a people steeped in traditions as timeless as the land. Located on the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia, Tanjong Jara Resort is a sanctuary of luxury and well-being steeped in age-old Malay traditions.
October 25, 2013
The name of this luxury hotel, whose look was inspired by the great palaces of the royal family, is Palais Namaskar and is located in Morocco. Its splendor is made by the big gold domes, richly equipped rooms, wide verandahs and huge pools. The staff of the hotel is specially trained and concerns with respect to the guests treating them all like special guests. In this hotel every visitor is treated like royalty.
After Miami and Los Angeles, Fendi Casa extends its presence in the United States with the opening of the first Luxury Living showroom in New York City, located in the heart of Manhattan, at 153 Madison Avenue. The entire showroom, that covers an area of 10,000-square-foot, is a celebration of stylish and unique lifestyle.
October 24, 2013
This sanctuary of luxury and natural beauty is arguably the finest property of its kind in the whole of Cape Town, Africa. It is called Mwanzoleo Residence and it is located in Bantry Bay, within walking distance from the lovely Clifton and Camps Bay beaches, street cafés, fine restaurants, and nighttime entertainment.
October 23, 2013
A recent survey recently ranked the Maldives as the most popular luxury vacation destination in the world. There are many things to love about the island nation of the Maldives -the pristine white sand beaches, azure waters, and skies in shades of blue that can't even be described. But a trip here is more than a back-to-nature retreat.So which luxury resorts should you consider on your trip to paradise?
October 22, 2013
Anantara means 'without end', symbolizing this hospitable sharing of water. Anantara’s brand symbol of two water jugs has roots in ancient Sanskrit. For hundreds of years in Thailand, people would leave a jar of water outside their house to provide refreshment and extend a welcome to the passing traveler.
The 637 carat Mouawad L’Incomparable Diamond Necklace, which has just been certified by the Guinness World Records as the most valuable necklace in the world, will be showcased at the Mouawad boutique at The Dubai Mall, the world’s largest shopping and entertainment destination, from Friday March 22nd till Saturday April 6th. This impressive diamond necklace embraces the Incomparable Diamond; the world’s largest internally flawless diamond graded by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) weighing 407.48 carats.
Lamborghini is set to build just nine convertible versions of its already exclusive Veneno hypercar, which was officially unveiled at this year’s Geneva motor show. Thanks to prodigious use of carbon fiber, Lamborghini has managed to remove the roof without denting performance too much — it won’t flex like a skateboard or wobble like a jelly.
This island estate offers serenity & privacy. Unique in beauty & design, this modern contemporary home was created with precise attention to details as per materials & decoration. It offers grand spaces for entertaining & cozy alcoves for intimate gatherings. High floor to ceiling windows with streaming natural light provide Zen-like views of beautifully landscaped grounds.
October 21, 2013
Enlarging the already humongous array of state of the art Jacuzzis that have been launched throughout recent times, Daniel Libeskind has come up with the Flow Spa Jacuzzi. Mind you, the guy hasn’t only “enlarged” this field, he has just gifted it with a lot more exclusivity. The one off series of bathroom fixtures sports a circular base and a series of graceful twists that tie the base of the Jacuzzi with its mouth, shaped like a rectangular.
Nicole Kidman, Audrey Tautou, Brad Pitt and few others had had the honor to represent absolute classic - parfume Chanel N°5. Chanel has announced that images of one more iconic American actress will be used in TV and print campaigns for its legendary fragrance starting November 17. Although she did not appear in ads for Chanel No. 5 during her lifetime, Marilyn Monroe may have been the perfume’s best ambassador. In 1952, when asked by Life magazine what she usually wore to bed, she famously responded that she wore nothing but the fragrance.
October 20, 2013
Located in the ultra desirable Surin Beach enclave on the west coast of Phuket, Villa Chan Grajang boasts stunning views over Surin, Bangtao, and the west coast of Phuket. The house stands high above the bay on 4071 square meters of land, facing northwest with stunning sunsets out over the Indian Ocean.
There is something so comforting in colors that make you feel at home and welcomed into a friend’s home... While all homes should provide comfort and function, a luxury home surpasses these basic purposes and offers much more flair and details. Everything in this amazing home is focused on top of the line products such as expensive furniture, glamorous antiques and opulent artwork.
As one of the most appreciated luxury holiday destinations in Africa, the island of Zanzibar can be found just off the coast of Tanzania’s Indian Ocean. Boasting high-end accommodation options and lovely views of the ocean, the luxurious Kilindi Zanzibar hotel can be found on the isle’s north-west coast, enthralling a generous number of visitors each year with its lush, tropical gardens and vast, fine sandy beaches.
Cruising around the planet is definitely one of the most common and the most attractive ways of traveling. It’s a way to explore the beauties of this amazing place called Earth, a unique method to relax your mind and to have beautiful moments spent with your loved ones. Being in the middle of the ocean does not mean just traveling. It also means having the ideal and necessary comfort. Nowadays, the cruise lines do not just offer sightseeing, but also provide luxurious and top service for its customers. These cruise lines can take you to many places and also will give you the comfort you need. Different kinds of services are provided on these quite luxurious cruisers that will take your breath away from the very time you’ll get on them.
October 19, 2013
Situated on its own natural bay, on 1.3 km of private beach overlooking the Arabian Gulf, the Emirates Palace Hotel is the leading property in Abu Dhabi and renowned around the world. This property, featuring luxury accommodation, 14 restaurants and bars, and a separate facility for the ultimate fun for kids, is the pinnacle in luxury.
It's all five-star service in this decadent countdown of the world's most expensive luxury hotels where shimmering opulence is the norm, personal service is unrivaled and paradise is just a few steps from your room. Whether your idea of paradise is your own secluded sanctuary four degrees below the equator in Seychelles or being surrounded by ancient Roman ruins in Turkey, these resorts have got your greatest expectations covered and then some.
October 18, 2013
The finest, newest, largest and luxurious estate on the San Francisco Bay, Villa Belvedere, which sits on the gated and lushly landscaped 1.14 acre lot and boasts a 15,000 square-feet residence, will now be offered at a private auction sale with an original list price of $45 million, with the portion of the proceeds to benefit the Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts, along with another buyer’s choice charity.
France, Spain, Italy, Great Britain; every country has its unique traditions and specialties with respect to chocolate. From rich hot cocoa, to hand-made confections, drop dead dense cakes, creamy ice creams, airy mousses and souffles; intense sauces and an endless variety of bars, there is a chocolate that appeals to every palate. French chocolate is recognized for the fineness of its Ganache (a filling made of chocolate, butter and cream), praline chocolates and other fine chocolates with fruity, tangy and floral flavors which come together in time-honored recipes.
October 17, 2013
The unspoiled coral reefs and lagoons that make up the captivating views around French Polynesia have remained virtually unchanged since 18th-century sailors first reported sightings of these stunning islets. Making the most of the spectacular vistas, the Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa is located on 17 waterfront acres.
The Land of Infinite Culture Presents You Its Most Luxury Hotel: Welcome to Turkey and Mardan Palace!
This luxury and incredible hotel resort known as Mardan Palace and Villas is the best place to stay in Turkey. The place will take you to the dream of the beautiful Mediterranean Sea which is near and will welcome you with the comfort of its many facilities. The hotel area is part of the famous beach known as Lara Beach that is around 25 kilometers far from the Antalya City Center.
Trick or simply treat someone to a superb Halloween gift filled with the finest French chocolates. This genuine natural basswood box adorned by a carved witch silhouette has been handcrafted in the Jura region of France. It opens to our stunning traditional assortment, a wickedly delicious variety that will pleasantly haunt your recipient.
October 16, 2013
Nestled into the cliffs amid 22 acres of landscaped tropical gardens, InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort rises majestically over the beautiful Taling Ngam Bay. Situated on the unspoilt west coast of Koh Samui, it is a place of luxurious seclusion and privacy, with spectacular views over the Gulf of Thailand and breathtaking sunsets.
At the end of a continent lies a tranquil Cabo resort retreat. Where the body is healed, the soul is revived, the senses are awakened and the spirit soars to new heights. A place where sun, sea, sky and earth join as one to form a tropical oasis like no other. A place called Esperanza stands alone in the realm of Cabo Hotels.
The Park Tower Knightsbridge offers an unmatched location in the heart of Knightsbridge in Central London. The hotel is ideally situated for all travellers, whether visiting London to discover its celebrated landmarks and iconic parks, or to do business in nearby major offices and embassies. London-based rare stone and decorative surface specialists, Decorum Est, have completed the refurbishment of The Park Tower project. Completed in 2013, the luxury London hotel has seen a complete transformation of its lobby, lounge and bar areas. The hotel is located in the affluent Knightsbridge district of London, England.
At the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie this past January, Cartier presented for 2013 the re-release of their classic 1967 limited edition Crash timepiece. This is the third time since its original London launch in ’67 that Cartier has remade the model, which was inspired rather gruesomely by a car crash in which only a Cartier watch on the wrist of a Cartier Vice President was harmed. The watch melted. Cartier was inspired.
October 15, 2013
An African safari getaway usually implies raw adventure and time spent in nature, outside the privileges of modern living. Nevertheless, Bilila Lodge in Serengeti National Park offers exclusive accommodation to those in search for hedonistic holidays: “The world’s best-known wildlife sanctuary and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park measures close to 14,763 square kilometers (5,700 square miles). And Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti, Tanzania, is nestled in the heart of it all”.
The Parisian shoe designer has taken another look at the ‘nude’ shoe, and is offering customers a choice of colors to match their skin tone, part of a growing trend. For a long time we’ve been describing shoes (and other clothing items) as ‘nude’, without thinking twice about what exactly ‘nude’ means, when for plenty of luxury consumers, so-called ‘nude’ items provide certain contrast to their own nude skin tone.
October 14, 2013
Christie's Geneva will present ''The Orange,'' a rare pear-shaped,14.82-carat, VS1, type IIa, vivid orange diamond at its magnificent jewels sale on November 12. The diamond has a presale estimate of $17 million to $20 million. The Gemological institute of America (GIA) noted that strongly colored diamonds in the orange hue range seldom exceed three or four carats once they are polished.
This rare and incomparable residence is located in the city of Denver, Colorado (USA). The residence includes domains like pool, hot tubs, botanic gardens and patios, wine room, a multi-island kitchen, dining area, media room, a fireplace and many plenty of other places. Designed in a classical French style, with creatively made shelves and dented wardrobes, the wine room is the place where hundreds of wines are stored and ready to be served for daily and special occasions.
Golden tropical beaches greet you like the beauty of the sunrise, the lush coastline of Mana Island in Fiji beckoning to be explored, and the fabulous Tadrai Island Resort welcoming you with the vibrant charm of the South Pacific. On a tiny gem of an island this all-inclusive, adults-only resort offers five luxury villas, located directly on the beach, for the perfect romantic getaway.
October 13, 2013
At W Retreat Koh Samui, living an "un-" life is what vacation is all about: unspoiled beauty, an unhurried pace, and a serenely uncrowded location, W Retreat is Thailand's premier vacation destination where the only thing you have to do is unwind. Just take a look at the stunning grounds; every detail promotes relaxation.
The concept of Zitahli Resorts and Spa has been derived in a manner to provide nature in it’s purest form, enjoying all aspects of it in a harmonious manner. At the same time pampering oneself with one of the best 5 star deluxe service through the unique Maldivian hospitality offered at Zitahli Resorts and Spa.
October 12, 2013
The beachfront holiday retreat, Soneva Fushi Resort & Spa is sited on Kunfunadhoo, one of the largest islands of Maldives in the district of Baa Atoll. This luxury hotel is located on a private island, surrounded by white sand beaches, gardens, and bicycle trails. Encircled by lush palm jungles, each villa offers panoramic vista of the Indian Ocean. Hotel’s motto is “no shoes, no news.” This is a haven of calm for the mind, body and soul. The natural building materials used throughout the resort add to the sense of being at one with nature.