The curtains were drawn. Happily cocooned in soft bedding, I had slept soundly. Even though the room was dark, I sensed it was morning. I checked the clock. Time to get up for another adventure. I pulled back the curtains.
In a corner of the globe forgotten by time, you find yourself sipping coffee at sunrise. Before you, a volcano burps purple smoke toward wispy, pink clouds. Beneath you, a handcrafted wooden yacht rocks gently on calm waters.
To coincide with the release of Small Luxury Hotels of the World’s new cookbook, SLH has identified some of the best culinary experiences at its member hotels including out-of-this-world dining locations.
A luxury yacht charter in Costa Rica is like falling headlong into a nature documentary: volcanoes puff gently across a lush landscape of rolling hills covered in rainforests that roll down to a gin-clear sea where humpback whales play with their calves.
Looking for a reason to visit a spa? Known as places of healing for thousands of years, royals, Roman soldiers, native peoples and paupers have all sought out spas to bathe in warm mineral springs known for their ability to alleviate pain and heal ailments.
At the end of a private beach road, located in the exclusive community of Terres Basses - St. Martin, is Le Mas des Sables, an oceanfront luxury villa with the feel of a country home found in the South of France.