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Capella Marigot Bay St Lucia

Water transfers to this sophisticated resort (once a Fifties Hollywood favourite) on the north of the island of St Lucia are a white-knuckle ride. If you can swing it, arrive during daylight to admire the lush scenery. It’s built on a hillside covered in banana palms that dance above the sparkling blue...  Read More »

Le Royal Monceau­Raffles Paris

In celebration of the international art fair FIAC 2017 in October; Le Royal Monceau­Raffles Paris is offering art lovers a complete immersion into the world of contemporary art with their special package. The package includes one night in a studio room with breakfast for two, a personalised tour of the...  Read More »

JA Palm Tree Court Hotel Dubai

Set within the award-winning JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort, the the Residence at JA Palm Tree Court provides luxury beachfront suites overlooking the Arabian Gulf. Located on a scenic palm fringed private beach, it offers the ideal scenic backdrop for a relaxing vacation. The Residence offers 14 luxury suites,...  Read More »

Tenuta Di Murlo Italy

You’ll wonder whether you’re in the right place as you approach the entrance to this ancient estate. Fear not, it’s merely an indicator of the unadulterated privacy that comes beyond. Clinging to Umbria’s undulating hills near Perugia, it sits amid thousands of acres of woodland and olive groves....  Read More »

Four Seasons Jimbaran Bay Bali

To wander amid the tropical gardens of this coastal resort on Bali’s south-eastern tip, is about as close to heaven as you can get on the Island of the Gods. When it launched in 1993, it was the first all-pool villa hotel in the world and it set the standard in terms of ‘modern Bali’ style. Hot off...  Read More »

Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée PARIS

The great master Alain Ducasse’s landmark restaurant was a bastion of French tradition. However in 2014, the three Michelin-starred chef reinvented it to focus on natural fine dining, prioritising vegetables, fish and cereals, as well as sustainability. His innovation has paid off; it was named number...  Read More »

Waka Dubai

Waka’s offers a dining experience innovative food inspired by the best flavours of Latin America with an Asian twist, with it own unique interpretation of the magic and culinary traditions of Latin America. Try the Fiesta Latina Brunch, featuring the best food coupled with lively Latin American music...  Read More »

Catch Abu Dhabi

With stunning panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf, chic décor, and a seductive mix of contemporary music, Catch Abu Dhabi sets the scene for an elegant approach to the Friday brunch.  Every element at Catch provides a dash of artistic flair. Catch recently launched its Friday Brunch; an exquisitely created...  Read More »

Coco Bodu Hithi Maldives

Visit leading luxury resort Coco Bodu Hithi this October to enjoy the culinary delights of Michelin star chef, Tom Kitchin, who will be hosting two exclusive dinners at the 5-star destination. You will be able to enjoy a six-course tasting menu at the resort’s award-winning restaurant, Aqua. Working alongside...  Read More »

Pizarro Bermondsey, London UK

José Pizarro’s food is laced with nostalgia for his childhood home, Extremadura. Indeed, this buzzy South London restaurant is named after the bar his grandfather owned in Talaván. The sleek service may be very ‘London’, yet its energy transports us to cork forests laden with acorns and Cáceres’s...  Read More »