Auberge Resorts

Ultimate Gift Guide 2014: Fantasy Island

The Gift A 35-acre private island in the Bahamas’ Exuma chain. A custom-built five-villa resort on the island, developed and managed by Auberge Resorts Collection.  $175 Million When it comes to ultimate vacation retreats, nothing compares with a private island. And in the rarefied realm of private-island escapes, few locations are a match for the […]

FrontRunners September 2014: TRAVEL

A Star is Born Even without its Hollywood connections, the Brando ( would be generating plenty of buzz. Set within French Polynesia’s Tetiaroa atoll—which the actor Marlon Brando purchased in 1967 after filming Mutiny on the Bounty in the area—the private-island retreat opened in July as the region’s most luxurious new resort, with 35 thatched […]

The Robb Reader: Mark Harmon

As the CEO of Auberge Resorts, Mark Harmon presides over a collection of intimate retreats designed for relaxation, rejuvenation, and romance. But when it comes time for the 57-year-old Northern Californian to recharge, he usually embarks on an adventure—from heli-skiing in the backcountry of Alaska to cycling along the back roads of Majorca. “I’m an […]

Best of the Best 2005: Fractional-Ownership Clubs

On St. Thomas’ Great Bay beach, a personal concierge delivers sparkling water to a woman sunbathing where the sand meets the surf, mere steps from her suite. In Jupiter, Fla., a caddie concierge places a call to the spa from the 16th hole of a Jack Nicklaus course, scheduling postgolf treatments for two. And thousands […]