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Now through the end of November, Bacara Resort & Spa , located on Santa Barbara’s picturesque coastline, is giving guests the chance to participate in a hands-on winemaking experience alongside...
Palacio Astoreca Hotel officially opened on October 1 in a renovated 1920s-era Victorian mansion in Valparaiso, Chile. Known as the Astoreca Palace—one of Chile’s most iconic national monuments—the...
Uma by COMO opened in September in the Punakha Valley, Bhutan, joining the brand’s sister property in nearby Paro. It has eight rooms and two villas. Among the features are Bukharian indoor-outdoor...
Le Royal Monceau, Raffles Paris opened Viñales Club , a private cigar club named after the Cuban tobacco region. The club opened in late September, and membership is limited to just 50 guests, who...
New York City has its share of luxury hotel suites, but the new Bentley Suite at the St. Regis Hotel is a one-of-a-kind experience. Designed in partnership with the venerable British carmaker, the...
On a sultry evening in June, a group of impeccably dressed ladies—members of the local gentry—gathered in the loggia of Castello di Casole to reminisce about the parties they attended there decades...
The Intercontinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort opened in June on central Vietnam’s lush Son Tra Peninsula, not far from the former R&R facility (nicknamed I&I, for Intoxication &...
Casa San Agustín, a new luxury hotel composed of three renovated colonial homes, opened on October 1 in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. Located within the 11 kilometers of walls surrounding the Old...
Now in its second year, the Napa Valley Film Festival , which takes place November 7 to 11, offers an exclusive membership pass for its five days of film and epicurean activities and a host of...
The Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas is now taking reservations for its newly remodeled Resort Rooms, the first to be completed in a $40 million renovation of its Spa Tower accommodations, which began...
Nomad Tanzania is offering just eight guests the opportunity to capture a rare view of Tanzanian wildlife in an exclusive tour led by professional photographer Paul Joynson-Hicks, who has been living...
The 45-acre Rancho Valencia , a Relais & Châteaux property located 30 minutes north of downtown San Diego, has reopened this month after a massive renovation. The property refurbished 49 suites...
Fairmont Jaipur opened in August within India’s “Golden Triangle,” the region that is home to landmarks such as the Taj Mahal. The resort , the brand’s first property in India, has 255 rooms and...
The Four Seasons Hotel Baku in Azerbaijan opens on August 1 with 142 rooms and 29 suites, nearly all with views of the Caspian Sea. The hotel will have two restaurants and two lounges, as well as an...
The Refugia lodge, a 12-room hilltop hotel on the Chiloé archipelago in Chile, opened on September 1 with all-inclusive accommodations from $530 per person per night. It has a restaurant, spa,...
Hotel Monteverdi opened in early August in the restored 11th-century Tuscan village of Castiglioncello del Trinoro, joining three other Monteverdi villa properties that opened in the village over the...
In August, the Mandarin Oriental in San Francisco, which celebrates its 25th year, unveiled an expansive new fitness center and two presidential suites, each with a large terrace. In September it...
The renovated PGA Centenary Course at Gleneagles in Scotland has recently opened after a six-month massive restructuring that involved the relocation of more than 50,000 tons of earth and modified...
Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou opened this month in China’s third-largest city, and it occupies the top 30 floors of the 103-story Guangzhou IFC, a vase-shaped building that is among the world’s...
Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore has unveiled two one-bedroom suites that were designed to blend in with their natural surroundings—trees. Appropriately named the Tree Top Lofts, thetwointimate...
The Little Nell, the renowned Aspen hotel, is hosting a Fall Photography Adventure—a two-and-a-half-day workshop led by photographer and Colorado native Peter McBride, whose photos have appeared in...
Eden Roc at Cap Cana in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, has opened with nearly half of its 34 suites ready for guests, and the remaining suites will open in October in time for peak holiday season...
Kingsford Homestead opened in July in the Barossa Valley wine region of Southern Australia. Originally a 19th-century sheep station, the 225-acre property features a main building with six suites, a...
The Inn at the White Elephant Village in Nantucket opened on July 15 on South Beach Street alongside the existing White Elephant hotel. It has 14 suites and 6 guest rooms; prices begin at $275. Its...
Saint-Tropez’s famous bar Maison Blanche, which occupied a historic mansion, has reopened as White 1921, an eight-room seasonal hotel. Open from July through early October, the hotel’s big draws are...
Nimmo Bay Wilderness Resort , a family-owned and -operated adventure resort in British Columbia, Canada, is offering a new trip that takes fishing fanatics on a private helicopter expedition through...
Hoshinoya Okinawa has opened on Taketomi Island—a remote, 6-mile-perimeter island and national park located off the main island of Okinawa, Japan. Hoshinoya Okinawa is the island’s first full-service...
Hotel Alfonso XIII in Seville has reopened after an extensive restoration to its interiors. The hotel has 151 rooms and suites that still feature the original 1920s architecture, three restaurants, a...
Most spa treatments are geared toward women, but now some of the country’s top hotel spas have developed experiences exclusively for men. Here is a sampling of six spas across the United States and...

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