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Absolute Luxury

On your next vacation, recapture the romance of travel at an unforgettable hotel or resort and experience the fine art of hospitality and exceptional comfort. Sophisticated, yet overflowing with irresistible charm and character, these intimate havens offer an endless list of plush amenities and personalized services.

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Sivory Punta Cana
Boutique Hotel
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

A member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Sivory Punta Cana features 55 all-suite accommodations with king-size canopy beds and private lanais or terraces. 10 suites are oceanfront villas with personal plunge pools, other rooms feature privacy walls and outdoor showers. All suites have elegant dressing areas and baths, double multiple-jet showers and oversized soaking tubs. Six Honeymoon Suites provide exclusive beach access. Senses will be soothed whether relaxing beside the hotel’s infinity-edge pool, private beach or Aquarea spa. Fine dining restaurants at Sivory Punta Cana authentically reflect the cuisine served at each: Laveranda Restaurant, offering delectable Mediterranean dishes and windows overlooking the Caribbean Sea; Tau presenting Asian fusion fare in an intimate setting with only eight tables; and Gourmond, the most elegant of the three venues, highlighting delicious international fare. Wine connoisseurs will appreciate The Wine Cellar’s inventory of 300 different brands — the most extensive variety offered in the Dominican Republic.

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Naples Bay Resort
Naples, Florida

The award-winning Naples Bay Resort expertly blends its luxurious destination resort experience with a personalized residential lifestyle. Reminiscent of an Italian seaside village, the impressive waterfront resort features plush and richly appointed suites and guest rooms overlooking beautiful Naples Bay. Guests can enjoy five pools, private cabanas, a walk-through two-story waterfall and lazy river. Active vacationers can play on six HarTru tennis courts or work out at the fully-equipped fitness center. At the KIDZ Club, the resort’s youngest guests can play for hours in the colorful jungle gym. The Spa at Naples Bay Resort offers an impressive list of holistic therapies including massages, herbal bath soaks, nutritional body wraps and facials. A soothing collection of steam rooms, sauna, aqua lounges and an outdoor adults-only pool complete the serenity. Finally, epicurean delights abound at Naples Bay Resort, including the poolside BlueWater Bar & Grill and the waterfront Bonefish Grill.

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Marenas Beach Resort & Spa
Miami, Florida

Where powdery sands and turquoise waters meet on a glorious 2.5-mile stretch of beach in Florida’s Sunny Isles, the 180 all-suite Marenas Beach Resort & Spa marries its oceanfront postcard setting with modern style, chic decor and upscale amenities. Guest rooms present pillow top king sized beds, expansive bathrooms, floor-to-ceiling windows and private balconies with views of the Atlantic Ocean or Biscayne Bay. Suites are richly outfitted with queen-size sleeper sofas, stainless steel gourmet kitchens with granite countertops, washers and dryers, marble bathrooms and wraparound balconies with panoramic vistas. Guests have privy access to the sugary white-sand beach and effervescent ocean-view pool. At The Spa, expert therapists deliver rejuvenating health and wellness treatments, while The Spa’s 24-hour fitness center is fully equipped and features the latest strength training and cardiovascular conditioning equipment. The resort’s signature Caracol Restaurant presents two-story-high windows that fill the dining room with broad expanses of ocean, blue skies and starry nights, and highlights exquisite Miami-inspired fare.

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Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort Curaçao
Santa Barbara Plantation, Curaçao

The five-star Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort Curaçao is situated on 27 acres of natural preserve set between the Caribbean Sea and Spanish Water Bay. With majestic views serving as a stunning backdrop, the acclaimed resort melds uncompromising guest service with premier amenities. Guestrooms and suites include plush robes, flat-screen televisions and wireless Internet access. Private balconies with expansive seating areas present unencumbered vistas of the tropical gardens and Caribbean Sea. Guests can enjoy 1,500 feet of pristine white-sand beach, three resort pools, a nourishing spa featuring restorative therapies, or opt for the challenging Pete Dye-designed Old Quarry Golf Course. Guests wishing to work on their backhand, Tafelberg Tennis Oasis has the only HydroGrid clay tennis courts in the Caribbean. A fully-equipped fitness center, bike rentals and watersports are also available. Fine dining options at the resort are equally extraordinary, with four dynamic restaurants that feature innovative menus highlighting local and regional specialties.

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