Luxury Travel

Featured Desert Accommodations

Intercontinental’s first resort in the United States brings a bit of Andalusia to the Arizona desert. Modeled after villages in southern Spain, the InterContinental Montelucia Resort & Spa in...
It has not rained in the Valle de la Luna for two years, and the dusty red landscape looks otherworldly as Rosa Ramos, a guide for the Awasi hotel in San Pedro de Atacama, leads me up a sandy incline...
Each time the king pauses for a breath, the man next to him says “jhoom” in a voice that could make Barry White sound like a soprano. The king’s own tones are soft and thoughtful, punctuated by...
Hell’s Gate National Park, despite its name, is one of Kenya’s more welcoming destinations. Indeed, you can roam areas of the wildlife reserve’s 26 square miles with little fear of being eaten; few...
A river would run through Wadi Darbat, if there were any rivers in Oman. Instead, the wadi is an arid basin, where Ali, my guide, brings his bright blue SUV to a halt and invites me to step out and...
The jagged spine of Camelback Mountain rises high above the desert floor, an unfailing navigational guide through the tangled Phoenix freeway system. As I approach the rugged outcropping, crowded...

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