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This section on our site offers the best selection of unique, secret destinations, spectacular private villas and vacation hideaway spots on the planet! All are truly special and cater to the most discriminating, upscale traveler.
We hope you find your dream getaway that will provide the leisure activities and relaxation you so richly deserve! Do revisit from time to time, as we will continue expanding this exclusive showcase with new places for our special friends and clients to consider. These are our personal picks!
For more information on any of the destinations shown below, click on the name (in blue) to go directly to their web site, or enjoy the magazine article authored by one of our executives, Kaya Morgan, a freelance contributor to a number of affuent lifestyle magazines.
Virgin Limited Edition: These unique hotels have been selected by famed entrepreneur, Richard Branson for their location, charm, exceptional standards of cuisine and the highest level of personal service. All luxury hideaways have one thing in common, "They are secluded places of peace where you can take life easy and rejuvenate mind, body and spirit." The portfolio is comprised of: Necker Island, British Virgin Islands; La Residencia, Mallorca; Palazzo Sasso, Italy; Le Manoir aux Quat Saisons, Oxfordshire; the Roof Gardens, Kensington; Ulusaba Private Game Reserve, S. Africa; and coming in November, Kashbah Tamadot, Morocco. To read the magazine article, click the photo.
Vatulele: This romantic hideaway embraces a wonderful sense of style, and elegance with an emphasis on the individual. Created by an Emmy award-winning film producer and a fifth generation hotelier, their combined creative talents have produced a fantasy set in paradise. Truly an escape from the Western World, there are no telephones, faxes, televisions or money transactions. Moreover, discover world-class diving with a 5-star PADI facility. To read the magazine article, click the photo.
Ulusaba: Luxury Safari - Perched high on the crest of the mountain some 800 feet above the bushveld, Ulusaba, meaning "place of little fear," offers sweeping vistas of wildlife within the surrounding reserve beyond the hills of Mozambique. Magnificent Rock Lodge, carved right into the side of the mountain, has ten luxurious, air-conditioned rooms with private sundecks affording breathtaking views of the Savannah below. The most private suites are accessed by suspension bridge. Many migrating species, sustained by the Kskwenga Dam as the largest source of nearby water, are easily viewed from Rock Lodge. To read the magazine article, click the photo.
Unusual Rentals: The order book for the ultimate sophisticate who wants to enjoy the same level of lifestyle while traveling with everything from a castle, oceanfront villa, private island to exotic motor cars, yachts, planes, jets, jewelry, designer clothing, balooning or even a private guided trek to the Alps. Everything you could every want - to rent - is right here!
To read the magazine article, click the photo.
Bluefields Bay: All-inclusive private waterfront estates on the tropical south coast of Jamaica. Each residence is exquisitely appointed with the finest accoutrements including private swimming pool and complete staff catering to your every whim while providing the most sumptuous local and international cuisine, full bar and child care. Explore the tranquil, pristine, white-sand beach, waterfront pavillion or explore the surrouding coves with sea kayaks and snorkeling gear plus enjoy the night-lit tennis court, deep-sea fishing, scuba, horseback riding and an 18-hole golf course nearby. To read the magazine article, click the photo.
Amangani: High atop the cliff-edge of a butte overlooking a breathtaking panorama of the Rocky Mountains, Grand Tetons range, this 40-suite, luxury resort melds with the surroundings some 700 feet above the town of Jackson, Wyoming. The first Aman development in North America, Amangani reflects the indigenous cultural influences and natural contours of the landscape with the refined, rustic elegance of traditional Western style offering some of the most spectacular panoramas found anywhere in the world. To read the magazine article, click the photo.
Paradise Point: A secluded island hideaway surrounded by sun and sea; gardens full of island flora swaying slowly from a tropical breeze; puffs of clouds moving to the cadence of breaking waves; sun and sky casting aqua tones on the crystal-clear Carribean! Dream no longer! This extraordinary oceanfront villa rests amidst the quiet, unrushed island beauty of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
To read the magazine article, click the photo.
The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess: Presiding over 450 acres in Scottsdale at the foot of Arizona's McDowell Mountains, this property offers an irresistible combination of five-diamond luxury in the land of sage, mesquite, suguaro and year-round desert sun. A member of The Leading Hotels of the World, the property provides the ultimate desert oasis. Guests relax with separate living and working spaces, wet bars, minibars, business center and endless access to golf, spa facilities and a variety of nearby leisure activities. To read the magazine article, click the photo.
Hotel Bel-Air: A quiet retreat, tucked away in a forested canyon, amid the bubbling fountains and a well-manicured landscape lies the historic Bel-Air Hotel. One of the most luxuriant and respected properties in the world, its situated one mile west of infamous Beverly Hills, and just a brief half mile off Sunset Boulevard. Here you enter another time and place on 12 expansive acres of lush gardens overflowing with roses, hyacinths, gardenias, flowering peaches and a 200 year-old California Oak. Soaring bird of paradise, tipu trees and swaying palms accentuate the pink stucco, mission-style structure reminiscent of the Hollywood of old. To read the magazine article, click the photo.
Inn At Little Washington: Surveyed by George Washington in 1749 and lost between the luminous foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the gentle farmland of Virginia's Shenandoah Valley this national historic district is an hour west of Washington D.C. As a distinguished member of Relais & Chateaux, the finest hotels in the world, it has received the highest critical acclaim and awards. To read the magazine article, click the photo.
Choi Realty: Beachfront luxury villas reflect the affluent stature and opulent living available as part of the Hawaiian lifestyle with magnificent ocean and tropical mountain views. Sit back and relax without leaving the U.S. in a truly magnificent island treasure that caters to your every desire with their custom-tailored service by talented professionals with over 25 years of sales and rental experience in the luxury market and recognized by "Who's Who in Luxury Real Estate." To read the magazine article, click the photo.
Jamaica Villas: Known as the "Jamaican Riviera" on the island's lush northern coastline, Linda Smith has selectively chosen the finest collection of unique and private residences offering the most exquisite dream vacations from a secluded honeymoon cottage by the sea to a 13-bedroom plantation on 2,000 acres. Each retreat is complete with private pool and full staff with gourmet American and Jamaican cuisine prepared by live-in cooks to highlight each new day. To read the magazine article, click the photo.
The Adolphus: As one of the top ten hotels in America receiving the highest ratings in Fodor's and Frommer's, critics have called this Texas landmark "the most beautiful building west of Venice." Originally built in 1912 by beer baron Adolophus Busch, no expense was spared in his most extravagent endeavor. Then following a complete restoration in 1981 at $80 Million, it has become the supreme example of unabashed baroque splendor of the highest order including The French Room restaurant holding the highest rating with Zagat. To read the magazine article, click the photo.
Loews Ventana Canyon: Set against the stunning backdrop of the Catalina Mountains, this Tucson first-class resort is the ideal blending of environment, nature and luxury. Located on 93 acres, it was originally designed and constructed with the idea of partnering luxury with the striking environment by combining views, solitude and escape with golf, swimming, the untimate spa and some of the highest-rated, finest dining in the southwest. To read the magazine article, click the photo.
The Castle: This breathtaking castle in Jamaica has over 40,000 square feet on the water to accommodate up to 20 people including a helicopter pad, spectacular pool and 8 servants! It can accommodate larger parties for weddings and meetings at the castle and Trident villas for 40 more people just 5 min. away, down a private pathway - up to 60 people in total! Additional hotels in the area are available for larger family reunions, birthday celebrations, wedding parties or seminars.
Bora Bora Beachcomber Inter-Continental: Some say Bora Bora in French Polynesia, considered the gem of the south seas, is the most beautiful island in the world. Set at famous Ma ringed by white sand beaches and a blue lagoon, this Polynesian-style, 51-bungalow suite resort is build on stilts over the lagoon with a glass panel in the coffee table that lets you enjoy watching the tropical fish in the lagoon below. The hotel's gourmet restaurants offer the finest French cuisine and gastronomic delights with a Polynesian touch.
Kewarra Beach Resort: Nestled where the mountains blanket the lush rainforest in Northern Queensland, Australia, on the shores of the Coral Sea lies a sophisticated blend of indigenous culture and gentle charm. On 30 hectares of superb tropical gardens with the most brilliant kaleidoscope of wildlife, 60 deluxe bungalows hiden amongst gardens of casual dining areas, relaxed in comfortable elegance on a pristine beach.
Coco Palm Resort & Spa: Inspired by the flourishing and bountiful sea life of the Baa Atoll, Maldives, this resort was built to harmonize with the natural environment, boasting azure blue lagoons and dazzling white beaches fringed by swaying palms. With your own luxury villa over the lagoon or beside the beach, it's a complete picture of sophisticated, tropical elegance. Two relaxed bars and a choice of tantalizing dining, indoor or outdoor, under a canopy of Banyan trees with activities of night fishing, island hopping, and scuba can make this the experience of a lifetime.
The Oberoi: Exotic culture and natural beauty unite in serene harmony on Legian Beach, on the island of Bali. This secluded resort is set on 15 acres of tropical gardens with only 75 private cottages and villas, available with large private verandas, courtyards with rock ponds or private pools and raised pavilions perfect for al fresco dining. It is truly a romantic escape for exploring paradise, Balinese-style.
Nukubati Island: An idyllic private island retreat and haven of charm and elegance, this colonial-style resort is set on the spacious grounds of a one-time coconut plantation. Accommodating only a maximum of 14 guests in seven beachfront bures, it exudes atmosphere and warmth with a staff of 40, outstanding cuisine, exceptional wines, and an abundance of seafood to inspire the world-class chef as he creates the distrinctive regional cuisine for which this resort is renowned.
Ngorongoro Crater Lodge: Inspired by ancient African architecture, the Lodge and private cottages command dazzling views of the crater floor 500 meters below where black rhinos find refuge, lions roam the grasslands, flamingos crowd the soda lakes and elephants wander the forests. Each cottage is a fusion of earth and luxury in vivid contrast to its primeval environment where game drives and excursions are arranged to meet the wildlife at close quarters.
Planet Downs: True Austrailiana with a touch of class. Situated in a picturesque valley between two rugged mountain ranges, this working cattle station combines adventure and luxury in an intimate, country-style atmosphere. There's plenty to do with trail rides, camping expeditions or 4-wheel driving in the wild northern territory to secluded tracts of rainforest, cascading mountain waterfalls and hidden caves filled with 3,000-year old Aboriginal rock art.
Anassa Resort: A seafront property on 100 acres in Polis, Cyprus. The Thalassa Spa at Anassa is probably the most luxurious in the Mediterranean. The resort is luxury by design. Varied restaurants and bars, fine champagne, elegant entertainment and an ultra-luxurious Thalassotherapy spa, all in palatial marbled surroundings with the space to enjoy the unspoiled beauty of Cyprus. Thalassa Spa offers a variety of revitalising body treatments, including thalassotherapy, algae wraps, massages, reflexology, shiatsu and aromatherapy.
Banff Springs Hotel: This world-class canadian castle is opulence and seclusion for guests in search of magnificent scenery, unique wilderness experiences, out-dooor pursuits or peace and tranquility. This historic property boasts 17 restaurants and a 35,000 square-foot spa facility has cascading waterfalls, mineral whirlpools and indoor - outdoor saltwater pools. Enjoy miles of hiking or mountain biking trails and a 27-hole golf course in summer; cross-country, dog-sledding, skating with three world-class ski areas in the winter.
California Vacation Rentals: This spectacular Lake Tahoe vacation home is located in prestigious Incline Village including 6 bedrooms, 6 baths, movie theater, game room with billiards, big screen TV, hot tub and formal dining for 14, plus a full office. With nearby private beaches, indoor-outdoor recreation center, two golf courses, two ski resorts and fine dining with Nevada gaming located just minutes away, it is an ideal getaway.
Villas of Hawaii: Elegant living in the most luxurious and superbly appointed villas in Hawaii. Whether it's a secluded oceanfront hideaway on one of the world's best beaches or a privacy-gated luxury retreat, they offer properties for the most discerning clientele. Complete portfolio of personally inspected luxury properties available upon request.
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