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Heaven on earth. #nantucket #ack #summer (at Slip 14)

Heaven on earth. #nantucket #ack #summer (at Slip 14)

Poseidonion Grand Hotel - Spetses, Greece

The Poseidonion Grand Hotel has been a landmark on the Spetses skyline for a century with its exceptional architecture echoing hotels of Cote d’Azur style.

The hotel which first opened in 1914 was the brainchild of Sotirios Anargiros, a visionary benefactor who was responsible for much of Spetses’ development. Furthermore it represented the cosmopolitan face of the island and soon became one of its famous landmarks and, what is more, rapidly became a favourite destination for high society, royalty and the wealthy Athenians.

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Chromata - Santorini, Greece

A Small Luxury Design Hotel in Santorini.  An icon of hip modern hotels in Santorini, Chromata 5 star hotel in Imerovigli on the most renowned romantic Island in Greece’s Cyclades, is set to debut its glamorous contemporary new design in the summer of 2010.

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Conrad Maldives Rangali Island Hotel

Barefoot luxury meets unpretentious style at this five star hotel in the Maldives. Home to whale sharks, manta rays, dolphins and turtles, Conrad Maldives is set on two islands and is reached by a 30-minute seaplane flight.

Select from 11 restaurants and bars for dining including Ithaa Undersea Restaurant, the Cheese Bar featuring 101 of the world’s best cheeses, and an underground Wine Cellar with 20,000 bottles of fine wines.

Relax at one of two spas or on the beautiful white sand beaches. South Ari Atoll is a fabulous spot for diving or exploring. Take one of the many excursions available, including a mini-submarine ride to enjoy the vibrant coral reef.

Conrad Maldives is included in Conde Nast Traveler’s 2013 Gold List of the best 100 hotels in the world and The World’s 10 Best Beach Hotels. It also is a 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award recipient.

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Avalon Villa (Port Antonio, Jamaica) 

Avalon Villa is a 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom luxury villa at the famous Blue Lagoon waterfront. Brand new villa built in 2009, the most beautiful scenery at your backdoor, crystal clear waters off your own private deck.  

Avalon Villa’s interior has a lovely ambiance with elegant décor, high quality interior designs, and very comfortable furnishings. This is one of the most relaxing venues for a stay in Jamaica, a hidden jewel!


#tbt Cheese table from our Newport Wedding thanks to @morinscatering. They are fantastic we highly recommend! #newport #ri #wedding #amazingfood

#tbt Cheese table from our Newport Wedding thanks to @morinscatering. They are fantastic we highly recommend! #newport #ri #wedding #amazingfood

Hotel Le Toiny - St. Barts

Hotel Le Toiny St Barth is a 5-Star tropical resort paradise overlooking the Caribbean Sea on the hills of St. Barthelemy comprised of 15 fully detached colonial style luxury villa suites in the heart of a lush 17 hectare palm grove bordered by Toiny beach.

Designed as an intimate refuge, guests can relax in their private infinity pool, enjoy a workout in the Fitness facility, treat themselves to a massage at the Serenity Spa Cottage, and then shop in the hotel’s boutique. 

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Alta Mare by Andronis - Santorini, Greece

The philosophy behind the Andronis concept is to communicate ‘the Santorini experience’ in every way. From the activities within the three sister properties such as wine tasting, cooking lessons and yoga, to outdoor adventures such as hiking, yachting and wandering through ancient sites, Andronis will unveil Santorini to the traveler like it has never been seen before.

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Forty 1° North - Newport, RI

Forty 1° North brings a modern elegance to historic Newport. Marrying a cool and casual luxury with the excitement of our urban waterfront setting, we offer the best of Newport to all our guests – including a sense of eco-consciousness beginning with our brand new LEED-certified hotel accommodations. Spacious Guestrooms, Suites, Cottages, and Lofts are all outfitted with state-of-the-art technology and environmentally-friendly amenities, adhering to our philosophy of responsible consumption and design.

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One & Only Reethi Rah, Maldives - North Male Atoll

Supreme and private luxury amid nature’s tropical magic, One&Only Reethi Rah, Maldives resort is a jewel among a string of coral atolls, lagoons, and white sands. The experience is privacy, warmth and moments of magic – a promise of utter contentment fulfilled.

Serene and Private Maldives Resort. One&Only Reethi Rah offers 130 private resort villas well separated along the shore, either on the beach secluded by lush tropical greenery, or set above the clear, protected waters of the lagoon. Designed in an elegant contemporary style, these are among the largest resort villas in the world.

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Laucala Island Resort - Laucala Island, Fiji

Set upon 3,500 exclusive acres Laucala private island resort is set amidst coconut plantations, sandy beaches, rich green mountains and breathtaking natural beauty. True luxury is appreciated in the privacy of the resort’s villas widely spread on the northern tip of the island. Seamless transition from indoor to outdoor living creates an inspiringly relaxed yet luxurious atmosphere. Laucala shows its most ethereal side in an iridescent kaleidoscope of sporting and cultural activities. Diving in a unique underwater world, rain forest tours, horseback riding, surfing, golfing on the 18-hole championship course, or meeting native artists. Whether you choose to dine in your villa or to visit one of Laucala’s five restaurants and bars, you enjoy dishes based on the freshest produce.

The resort prides itself on an integral philosophy, incorporating elements of the entire island into each guest’s experience, and offering products and ingredients raised and grown on the island.

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The Cove Eleuthera Bahamas Hotel & Resort 

The Cove, Eleuthera - a Bahamian island legend, reborn with more style, more luxury and far fewer cares.

An intimate hotel & resort destination on the Caribbean’s most beautiful pink sand beach, all our villas, guest rooms and suites have been renovated to blend urban chic with island charm.

The Cove, Eleuthera’s new team has over 20 years of hotel experience and has worked with the locals to ensure the same US hospitality expectations are brought to The Cove Eleuthera.

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Amangiri Resort | Canyon Point, Utah

Amangiri, also known as 'peaceful mountain' is located in the southwest region of the USA also known as the Four Corners, where the states of Utah, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona meet. Architecturally, the 34-room resort has been designed to blend into the landscape with natural hues, materials and textures. The structures are commanding and in proportion with the scale of the natural surroundings, yet provide an intimate setting to view and appreciate the landscape. This 600-acre high-desert oasis has transformed into a world-class destination which has rapidly become an luxurious ‘Mecca’ for the highly discriminating vacationer. 

Rates start at USD 1000 per night. 

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Gili Lankanfushi, Maldives

Known as one of the finest water villa resorts in the world and located on a beautiful coral island surrounded by shimmering blue ocean, Gili Lankafushi offers a serene, beautiful experience—its forty five overwater villas epitomizing the “barefoot chic” luxury.

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Las Ventanas al Paraiso | San Jose del Cabo, Mexico 

Since opening in 1997, Las Ventanas al Paraiso, a Rosewood Resort has brought an unprecedented level of luxury and hospitality to Los Cabos. At Las Ventanas, refined elegance and savage grace coexist in an incomparable desert setting. In this place where soaring mountains meet unending sapphire seas, you’ll be warmed by the sun, cooled by the gentle breeze and isolated from every care making this a truly unforgettable escape. All suites feature butler service, spacious living rooms, wood-burning fireplaces and exquisite decor, appointments and furnishings featuring the finest Mexican craftsmanship and motifs. 

When To Go / San Jose del Cabo is characterized by a mild year-round climate, which makes it the perfect getaway anytime of the year. The most popular time is October through May when the weather is ideal. Summer is the least popular time to go, with warmer temperatures and occasional showers.

Rates starting at USD 696 / night. 

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