Willemstad is Holland in Caribbean dress, an architectural treasure trove of gabled, sherbet-colored buildings on the shores of St. Anna Bay in the Netherlands Antilles.
The Presidential Suite at the Four Seasons Hotel Boston (617.338.4400, www.fourseasons.com/boston) would have been the perfect set
The Watermark Hotel and Spa (866.605.1212, www.watermarkhotel.com), the newest and most elegant hotel on the San Antonio River Walk, do
In January 2003, when entrepreneur Peter de Savary acquired the Manor House hotel in Devon, England, the property’s best years were well in the past.
Jerry Stark finds himself in a vexing predicament: His ball is jawsed—stuck between the jaws of the hoop, one of the arches commonly referred to as wickets but known among the croquet cognoscenti
Clad in sleek, black suits that render them nearly invisible at this evening hour, the members of a small band of neophytic ninjas silently wind their way through the high alpine wilderness of Col
Since its earliest incarnations on the links and shores of the British Isles, the country club has served as both community and venue, a gathering place to share a common interest and refine one’s
An imported London taxi has dropped us off at an Italian restaurant with a French name, and we wash down pasta with Spanish wine here in the town of Baden-Baden, Germany, after spending an afterno
In January 1915, less than a year before Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance descended to its grave beneath Antarctica’s ice floes, Frank Hurley, the expedition’s official photographer, discovered a div
Frank Gehry’s radical Weisman Art Museum and the pioneering Walker Art Center paved the way for Le Meridien Minneapolis (800.543.4300,
PGA member Roger Maxwell’s standing as one of the most powerful and influential fi
Como Shambhala Retreat, Cocoa Island
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At the turn of the 20th century, ranchers in Jackson Hole, Wyo., discovered that it was easier to wrangle city slickers than cattle, and thus the dude ranch, as well as a new tourist destination,
To qualify as one of golf’s hidden gems, a destination must meet three criteria: It has to offer exceptional golf, pleasant surroundings, and something extra.
Seated in the steamy confines of a rustic sauna, Kentucky small-batch bourbon in hand, the angler recounts to his cohorts highlights of a three-day float down a remote Alaskan river.
It was to have been nothing less than a triathlon of leisure, and I its bemedaled champion: 18 holes of golf in Scottsdale, followed by an afternoon of snorkeling in the crystalline lagoons off Ca
“James Bond stopped by the other day,” begins bartender Colin Field. “I asked him if I could please make him my vodkatini, which is neither shaken nor stirred.”
Despite a new pool overlooking the Indian Ocean, a refurbished lobby, and a revamped restaurant menu and decor, Mauritius’ La Pirogue (+230.401.1688,
In the late 1990s, Lucien and Karen Remillard, a husband-and-wife business team who had enjoyed success developing real estate and producing movies, ventured into the hospitality industry by purch
Even after a $125 million overhaul a few years ago, the Shore Club (305.695.3100, www.shoreclub.com), an Art Deco hotel on Miami’s South Bea
Some 150 miles northwest of Banff, 9,000 feet up in the Adamant Mountains of British Columbia, I am sitting on a boulder the size of an SUV at the edge of a glacier.
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Up ahead, the vista widened as the canal opened into Burgundy’s Saône River. “Gently, monsieur. Gently,” the pilot advised as he surrendered the helm to his passenger, who nodded.
If your notion of an ideal spa involves a calming massage, a relaxing sauna, or a soothing facial, think twice before entering New York’s Exhale Mind Body Spa.