Something magical happens if you see the same employee twice at the Four Seasons Resort in Lanai, HI. Even if you’ve encountered this employee for only an instant the first time, chances are good they will address you by name the second time around.
Have you ever had a hotel staffer bring a bucket of ice to your room and arrive with a smile that looked like he was holding a winning lottery ticket? This happened at the St. Regis Princeville Resort in Kauai.
As you turn left at the sign marked Alisal Guest Ranch, you begin to observe what has lured generations to this 10,000-acre ranch. A hard-to-ignore greeting committee stands by the wooden fence as you drive along the main road.
I’ve just arrived at The Towers at Pacifica, Los Cabos’ newest luxury resort, and I'm almost levitating from breathing the fresh Baja air. Inhale, inhale, inhale. Does this luxury resort somehow arrange for a fresher atmosphere?
The unwinding begins upon entering the Abaco Club's plush reception area. You're handed a complimentary rum punch for one hand and the keys to a golf cart for the other. “I've got my hands full” takes on a wonderful new meaning in the Bahamas.
Rees Jones is listening. The man known internationally as “The U.S. Open Doctor” paid homage to golf industry pushback by designing a Baja peninsula masterpiece that he considers one of his finest creations. Jones sees his dance in the desert design to be a rare best-of-both-worlds golf communion.