The $200 Million Dollar Beluga Makes a Splash at Monaco

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Yacht enthusiasts, rejoice, and not only because you make enough money to be a yacht enthusiast. The Aviation and Superyacht division of Pure-Sang, in cooperation with Glass-Deco International, introduced its latest luxury vehicle, The Beluga: Emperor of the Seven Seas, at last month’s Monaco boat show, where it won the title of “Best New Super Yacht Concept.”

Lebua's Luxury Resorts In Thailand and New Zealand

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Bangkok hotelier Lebua has fenced off exclusive travel accommodations in both Thailand and New Zealand, luxury retreats that offer similar comforts and very different experiences. The company’s home base at Bangkok’s State Tower is the bigger of the two destinations and has an all-suite complex with views of the Chao Phraya River available in each unit. The most premium suites here come with...

Thai This On. Paresa Resort On Kamala Island

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With dense diversity of tropical forests on one side and the azure Andaman Sea on the other, Kamala is an island amidst awe-inspiring beauty. From high atop a cliff, the Paresa Resort captures the pristine oasis, located near Phuket, Thailand. Each Paresa guestroom faces the ocean and most come outfitted with private infinity-edge pools that disappear into the nearby ocean. Rooms all have seven...

Four Seasons Tops the New Luxury Hotel Ratings, Ritz-Carlton Second

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In light of recession-fueled troubles for the luxury hotel business, the latest reports show that hotel guest satisfaction rates has improved in 2009. More to it, J.D. Power and Associates have shown that after two consecutive years on top, Ritz-Carlton has been kicked to second place by Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts in terms of guest satisfaction. It's quite interesting to see that the...

Luxury Sausage Tree Camp on the Zambezi River

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Camping may not be what it used to be if we're to consider the luxurious Sausage Tree Camp on the Zambezi River. Voted the number one luxury destination by the folk at the BBC Holiday Program’s "Ten Best", the Sausage Tree Camp houses guests in bedouin tents in open air luxury that offer beautiful views over the water. The tent can be home to only 16 guests at one time. Sixteen...

The Four Seasons Maui Adds an Adults-Only Serenity Pool

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The Four Seasons in Maui's Wailea Beach is a modern version of a luxurious Hawaiian palace by the sea. This summer the award-winning resort has just opened an $11 million spectacular infinity-edge saltwater swimming pool with a 4,100 sqm terrace to add to its chic sophistication. Known as the Serenity Pool, only the adults will get to enjoy the underwater music, four bubble loungers, two hot...

Luxurious Tucker’s Point Hotel & Spa Resort in Bermuda

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Sophisticated and refined, Tucker’s Point Hotel & Spa is an elegant luxury hotel located in the centuries-old British territory of Bermuda. The newest luxury resort in these parts of the world in the last decades, Tucker’s Point takes advantage of the unique abundance of tropical plants, flowers and ocean minerals and delivers an amazing cocktail of contrasting beauties....

Spanish Costa del Sol Resort Opens Epic New Spa

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The Finca Cortesin Resort, a boutique getaway on Spain’s Costa del Sol opened last fall to much luxury acclaim, finding itself featured on multiple travel blogs and top travel lists organized by publications like Condé Nast Traveler, which added the hotel to its “Hot List” for 2009. The resort recently responded to global financial problems and tighter-than-ever travel budgets by...

Rémy Martin Pours A Tall Tour And Luxury Tasting

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Grand cognac brand Rémy Martin has opened its historic estate and is leading snifter-sippers through luxury tours of its famed private cellar. Les Rendez-Vous Rémy Martin is centered around the alchemy behind Louis XIII, the company’s acclaimed 100-year oak-aged batch, which guests will be treated to, along with an exclusive lunch and dinner prepared by the estate’s executive chef,...

Luxury Beach Resort For Eager Mal-Divas

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The Maldives are renowned for tranquil beauty, for obvious reasons, but the sparkling aquamarine waters also serve as home to some of the Indian Ocean’s most diverse marine life. Guests at the luxurious Diva Resort are a short boat-ride away from some of the top diving locations anywhere in the world. The resort’s villas, protected by a lagoon, have a stairway that leads directly into the...

Royal Resorts: 10 Outrageous Hotels For The Mega-rich

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MOST EXPENSIVE HOTEL IN THE WORLD: Most of us have simple demands when it comes to travel lodging-- a bed, a bathroom, a TV and wi-fi.  There are others, however, whose demands far eclipse the simple convenience of your basic hotel room.  When the world's most wealthy travelers take a vacation for their own, they are treated to suites that cover entire floors of a hotel...

Travel: The Super-Chic Macakizi Club in Bodrum, Turkey

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One of the finest holiday resorts in Turkey, Bodrum is a charming little port town on the Aegean Coast. Perfect for the sun-worshipper, the devotee of the deep, the avid sailor or the disco fan, one of the most amazing places in Bodrum is at Macakizi. A pontoon beach club where Instabul's elite spend their time, Macakizi is located in a secluded corner in one of Bodrum's prettiest bays. With...

The Hunter S. Thompson Kentucky Derby Experience

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Salto Chico Hotel, The Adventurer's Delight

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Long known as a base camp for serious mountain expeditions, the amazing Salto Chico has evolved into an oasis for adventure and leisure. Set on the shores of Lake Pehoé in the Chilean Patagonia, the white stark structure lays at the foot of one of the world's most spectacular mountain ranges in the world (Torres del Paine) and welcomes you for Mother Nature's best. With a special combination...

Small Australia Resort Offers Best Beaching And Eating

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A boutique beach retreat built amid a forest of gum trees, Sydney's Pretty Little Beach House looks pretty spectacular. You won't find trendy house music or flat-screen televisions adorning the small, independent resort, which has wisely shrugged off all-out opulence for relaxed luxury. Each of the resort's three, private beach pavilions come with private pools and villas outfitted with plush,...

Last Minute Super Bowl: the StyleCrave Way

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Super Bowl XLIII is just a matter of days away, and you're going to miss it.  You promised a co-worker that you'd go to his shitty Super Bowl party with the crappy beer, bad food and undersized TV.  Super Bowl Sunday is looking to be a letdown, and you're going to be stuck waiting until next year to truly celebrate this holiest of Sundays.  Not so, StyleCrave reader, not so.  If you make a...

StyleCrave Travel: Acapulco, Mexico

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You could use a getaway, couldn't you.  This time of year, there isn't a better place to be in North America than Acapulco, Mexico.  The gem of the Mexican Riviera, Acapulco was a classic retreat for the movie stars of old-- and a top destination for the A-listers of today.  At a glance, Acapulco looks like a leisurely hotspot on the Mediterranean with its climbing jungle hills falling...

Learjet85 - Luxurious Business Jet

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The financial crisis and the high fuel prices we've seen this year, turned out to be bad news for private jet companies. Same things happened to jet manufacturers like Cessna or Hawker Beechcraft, who recently decided it's time for some layoffs. However, things are going forward for Bombardier Aerospace, who's been hiring 500- 700 more people to make sure their Learjet 85 business jet is being...

The Luxurious Banyan Tree Madivaru in the Maldives

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Usually if I don't take 2-3 vacations a year, I'm not productive anymore and my mind stops thinking the way it should. After seeing these pictures, my brain is begging for at least a couple of days in such a paradise. It's on the Maldives island, where the Banyan Tree Madivaru is one of the most luxurious resorts that offers pristine white sandy beaches, a beautiful lagoon to spend some...

The New W Hotel: Hong Kong

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Starwood's premier hotel brand has launched their latest luxury resort: the W Hong Kong.  In the busy commercial district of West Kowloon, the new W Hong Kong has spared no expense on its high style modern design.  Envisioned by the design team of Nicholas Graham and Yasumichi Morita, this W Hotel features cutting edge styling on a range of interior themes, warm and inviting bedrooms and a...