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Divine Vacation Getaways

These luxe properties have something for everyone and are out to exceed all expectations with their impeccable service and sophistication.

IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel Paraíso - Riviera Maya, Mexico
IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel Paraíso stands majestically on the combed shores of Mexico’s Riviera Maya. At this award-winning resort, no expense was spared in creating a luxurious playground reserved exclusively for adults. Stunning architecture, endless pampering, and worlds of flavors invite you to rejoice, rekindle, and relax. This all-suite two spectacular presidential suites, 10 secluded villas, 118 oceanfront suites, and 180 garden and pool view suites. Enjoy unlimited gourmet dining and top-shelf beverages at your choice of five specialty restaurants and five bars, 24-hour room service, concierge service and personalized butler service. At IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel Paraíso’s two-story SPA Sensations they’ve overlooked nothing to create the world’s quintessential spa experience.

JW Marriott Guanacaste - Guanacaste, Costa Rica
At JW Marriott Guanacaste, guests are invited to live an authentic Costa Rican experience at this hacienda-style resort that features 289 luxurious guest rooms and suites. The resort is surrounded by white sandy beaches and is located next to an 18-hole golf course featuring a challenging coastal layout. All guest rooms have balconies with either garden, pool or ocean views. JW Marriott Guanacaste’s spa is ranked as one of the top five spas in Latin America. The resort’s property includes an infinity pool, Kids Club, state-of-the-art fitness center, beauty salon, five restaurants, and two bars. Nearby activities include zip lining, scuba diving, snorkeling, white water rafting and tours to nearby parks and volcanoes.

Grand Hotel Savoia - Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy
The Grand Hotel Savoia is the historical benchmark for travel accommodations and more in the Dolomites. The Grand Hotel Savoia offers a wide choice of elegantly appointed rooms and suites, each with fine contemporary furniture, the most up-to-date comforts, and breathtaking views of the Dolomites. The hotel’s divine accommodations include 117 comfort, superior, and deluxe rooms; five junior suites; and eight suites. For sumptuous dining, the hotel’s Giardino d’Inverno Bar and the Savoia Restaurant, both with magnificent views of the Dolomites, amaze diners with excellent cuisine, enhanced by the ?awless service. Designed to provide clients with the ultimate in comfort, the hotel’s Wellness Center offers the latest beauty treatments and massages.

Hotel Brunelleschi - Florence, Italy
Magnificently housed in an iconic Byzantine tower and an exquisite building that was once a medieval church, the historic Hotel Brunelleschi is a luxurious and legendary Florentine landmark. Hotel Brunelleschi’s 96 grand rooms and suites afford breathtaking views across the renowned Tuscan city of Florence. The hotel’s lavish accommodations offer marble bathrooms, bathrobes and slippers, Dr. Vranjes toiletries, gourmet minibars and much more. Hotel Brunelleschi has numerous other delights in store, from its high-tech event and meeting facilities to a fitness center, a stylish cocktail bar, and two restaurants. Hotel Brunelleschi is ideally situated within walking distance of major sights such as the Duomo, Uffzi Gallery, Piazza Signoria and the charming Ponte Vecchio.

Blue Haven Resort - Leeward, Turks & Caicos Islands
With its private beach, Blue Haven Resort offers privacy and relaxation in the exclusive Turks & Caicos Islands. Contemporary one, two and three bedroom suites feature fully-equipped gourmet kitchens, private balconies or terraces, and spacious living and dining areas. Culinary enthusiasts will rejoice in discovering Fire & Ice, the resort’s waterfront restaurant that delivers a romantic ambiance and a contemporary Mediterranean menu. Blue Haven Resort is located adjacent to a five gold anchor IGY Marina. It provides convenient and direct access to excursions for sailing, diving, fishing, kayaking or simply boating to explore nearby uninhabited islands and cays. Blue Haven Resort offers a complimentary dining shuttle to sister properties Beach House and Alexandra Resort.

Beaver Creek Lodge - Beaver Creek, Colorado, USA
The elite Beaver Creek Lodge rests at the base of Beaver Creek Mountain, within an alpine walking village buzzing with endless entertainment, year-round ice skating, and boutique shopping. From unmatched service upon arrival to suites offering all the comforts of home, Beaver Creek Lodge boasts the intimacy of an all-suite resort at the cost of a traditional room. The lodge provides ski-to-ski from convenience in the winter and nearby outdoor adventure in the summer, warmly inviting guests back to enjoy al fresco dining beside a sizzling fire at Revolution or a refreshing swim in the hotel’s pool. Merely minutes away from Vail Valley, lodge guests can experience the best of nature and famed cultural festivals.

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada
Nestled between the snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies and the turquoise blue glacier-fed Lake Louise, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise provides the definitive retreat to explore the wilderness, hike, canoe, and ski. Along with world-class amenities, gourmet cuisine, and luxurious accommodations, guests can step into the Chateau’s backyard and discover why snow worshippers, nature lovers, and polished travelers continue to visit Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise for some of the world’s best outdoor adventures and timeless luxury. The public rooms, with their towering ceilings and soaring windows perfectly complement the exterior vistas and re?ect the hotel’s elegant chalet atmosphere. Rooms and suites are available in a variety of differing configurations and scenic views.

Swissôtel The Bosphorus Istanbul - Istanbul, Turkey
Nestled within 65 acres of historical gardens, the newly renovated Swissôtel The Bosphorus, Istanbul offers 566 guest rooms and suites, state-of-the-art technology, and exclusive amenities. Discerning guests can enjoy an exclusive new lifestyle experience with Swissôtel Living — 63 elegant suites in a variety of sizes from studio to one to three bedrooms. All guests will enjoy Pürovel Spa & Sport’s 14 treatment rooms, relaxation lounge, salt pool, and an array of therapeutic treatments. Housed in a genuine, 100-year-old wooden chalet from Switzerland, diners can experience Swissness at the Chalet restaurant (open November until the end of March, early April). Here a special selection of Swiss-0inspired cuisine offers an authentic alpine experience.

El Embajador A Royal Hideaway Hotel - Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
With stunning views of the Dominican Republic’s capital city, Santo Domingo, the newly remodeled El Embajador features 298 spacious, modern, and impeccably decorated guest accommodations, including Executive Jr. Suites, Corner Suites, Ambassador, and Royal Level. At the El Embajador, inspired fine dining includes gourmet a la carte dinner service at Los Porches. Guests will enjoy a variety of international specialties served at El Jardin del Embajador as well as an extraordinary selection of local and international cocktails at the Bar Las Cotorras in the garden and at the Lobby Bar, conveniently situated in the hotel’s impressive lobby area. Addition amenities include a full-service spa, relaxing freshwater swimming pool, on-site Casino and modern business center.

Luxury Retreats - Worldwide Locations
A full service villa rental company, Luxury Retreats is dedicated to creating authentic travel experiences. The company’s complimentary guest support includes a team of villa specialists dedicated to finding guests the perfect home to stay in, and a 24/7 personal concierge service to assist with details big and small. Luxury Retreats offers guests the opportunity to rent luxurious accommodations in sought-after destinations, and experience travel with all the comforts of home. With a portfolio of spectacular homes around the globe, the company is constantly raising the bar for unparalleled accommodations – and creating unique experiences for their guests. Luxury Retreats is not a club and doesn’t charge for membership.

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