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Daring Beauty

Overflowing with irresistible charm and character, these luxe havens offer an endless array of plush amenities and personalized services to suite your every need and want.

Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa • Moorea, French Polynesia
Nestled between two bays on the heart-shaped island of Moorea, the five-star Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa makes guest feel at home with stylish contemporary Polynesian-style bungalows that boast beautiful views of the beach or gardens from private terraces. Amenities in the resort’s recently redone bungalows include 25-inch flat-screen TVs, high-speed Internet access, and claw-foot baths fitted into elegant marble bathrooms. Dining options at Hilton Moorea include a sumptuous breakfast buffet at the open-air Arii Vahine Restaurant, which turns into a romantic Polynesian bistro at night, with live Polynesian shows weekly. Lunch is served poolside at the more casual Rotui Bar & Grill. A guest favorite is a dinner of Brittany crepes at the hotel’s Toatea Restaurant & Bar, built over a natural aquarium on a wooden pontoon leading to thatched roof overwater bungalows. The beachfront spa uses French Polynesia’s famously beneficial monoi (coconut) oil -- infused with tropical flowers and elixirs -- and locally grown vanilla as the foundation of many of the treatments and massages, which are even offered under the sun on a terrace or under the Tahitian moonlight. Bridal services and Romance Ritual treatments for couples are also available. Should active pursuits call you, the resort offers many thrills including kayaking, snorkeling, jet skiing, a PADI Scuba Diving Center and an array of land and sea excursions.
 
Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort • Nieuwpoort, Curaçao
Overflowing with natural charm, the elegant Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort combines exceptional service with sophisticated refinement. Along with luxuriously appointed guest rooms and suites, a long list of world-class amenities await guests, such as Atabei Spa and the Pete Dye designed Old Quarry Golf Course, rated as one of Golfweek's “Best Courses” in the Caribbean & Mexico. Delectable dining creations abound at the resort – from gourmet burgers to sushi – and guests will find something to satisfy their palates at each of Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort’s four exciting restaurants. From terrestrial adventures to underwater exploration, the Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort offers endless fun in the sun. Guests can swim in calm, clear waters along a pristine white-sand private beach, snorkel as colorful fish swim directly below or simply enjoy a cocktail poolside.

The Landmark London • London, England
Reputed as one of the finest five-star hotels in the stately British capital, The Landmark London combines classic English elegance and grandeur with world-class amenities and exceptional service to provide an unparalleled guest experience. Housed in refined 19th century architecture, the hotel’s 300 gracious guest rooms and suites are among the largest in London. Stately amenities lavishly extend beyond the hotel’s sophisticated accommodations. The hotel’s Landmark Spa & Health Club features an extensive wellness center presenting the latest spa treatments and therapeutic facilities, including steam rooms, a Jacuzzi, Sanarium, state-of-the-art fitness center and 15-meter chlorine-free swimming pool. Exquisite fine dining at the signature Winter Garden completes The Landmark London’s acclaimed offerings. This premier restaurant is proudly situated at the heart of a soaring eight-story glass roof atrium and is certain to make every meal there a special occasion.

Fairmont Mayakoba • Riviera Maya, Mexico
Tucked under a forest canopy within a network of crystal clear waterways, the luxurious Fairmont Mayakoba offers an unequaled vacation experience with 401 luxurious rooms and suites scattered between a main building and various casitas. Complimentary use of bikes, the hotel’s staff-driven electric carts and lanchas (covered boats) will move guests comfortably from one indulgence to the next. Fairmont Mayakoba’s excellent culinary offerings include Las Brisas, an elegant seaside restaurant with a high palapa roof and terrace, and El Puerto, offering breathtaking views of the resorts navigable water canals. Guests will find the ultimate pampering at Willow Stream Spa, a welcome challenge at the championship El Camaleón golf course, or advanced instruction at the Jim McLean Golf School. Children can enjoy three complimentary hours daily at the Discovery Club & Adventure Camp. Other recreational activities include five freshwater pools, boat tours, bird-watching, use of sea kayaks and Hobie Cat sailboat tours.

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