Resort to Extravagance
Forget your woes by indulging in much-needed and well-deserved pampering at these world-class hotels and resorts.
Located in the gorgeous seaside town of Taormina, Sicily, Villa Sant’Andrea is a true classic in every sense of the word. Built in 1830 on the breathtaking Bay of Mazzarò, this timeless hotel boasts luxurious suites overlooking pristine water and a private beach. Take a boat tour to the enchanting Grotta Azzurra cave or enjoy a glass of wine under the starlight at the Al Fresco Bar.
One block from New York’s historic Central Park resides the magnificent Hotel AKA. With contemporary yet comfortable furnishings, Hotel AKA’s one and two-bedroom accommodations come fully furnished with kitchens in most suites and bathrooms with masterfully laid mosaic stone flooring. Enjoy New York’s legendary 5th Avenue shopping, take a stroll through the Guggenheim or simply enjoy the beauty of Central Park – all within steps of Hotel AKA. www.hotelaka.co
Montage Beverly Hills
In the heart of Beverly Hills, California, the Montage Beverly Hills houses 201 guestrooms and 55 suites all paying homage to the romantic Hollywood-of-old. Lounge by the elegant rooftop pool or indulge at the Spa Montage with herbal steam room, sauna and a multitude of relaxing therapies and treatments. For dinner, savour the mouth-watering Italian cuisine of celebrity chef Scott Conant at Scarpetta Beverly Hills. www.montagebeverlyhills.com
Marina Inn at Grande Dunes
Bask in the glory of Myrtle Beach’s legendary seaboard at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes. The perfect family getaway, Marina Inn offers a range of amenities to satisfy those young and old: two award-winning golf courses, in-room spa services, private beach and an abundance of activities for children. Each room overlooks either the water or marina for a majestic ocean view. www.marinainnatgrandedunes.com
Trump International Hotel Waikiki Beach Walk
Right off the unspoiled white sand beaches of Waikiki, Hawaii, the spectacular Trump International Hotel promises luxury of the highest calibre. On the island of Oahu, this tropical getaway sits amidst world-class restaurants, exciting entertainment and fashionable boutiques. Located just off of Oahu’s most-recognized stretch of sand, this pillar of luxury is waiting for you. www.trumpwaikikihotel.com
Hôtel de la Cité
Step out of your time machine and walk as a king or queen through the medieval marvel that is Carcassonne at the Hôtel de la Cité. This French fortification besieges the senses with spectacular ancient architecture and a powerfully rich history. As you survey your kingdom from one of the 47 guestrooms and 14 suites, you will grasp the true understanding of royal treatment. www.hoteldelacite.com
Langdon Hall Country House Hotel & Spa
Brimming with 19th century charm, Langdon Hall Country House in Cambridge, Ont. is the archetype for antiquated Ontario estates. One of the only 15 prestigious Relais & Châteaux hotels in Canada, Langdon Hall’s 52 classic guest suites are an enchanting display of old-world elegance, while five-diamond dining delights the palate. Enjoy stimulating spa services, formal wine tasting or the 12 kilometres of magical forest trails. www.langdonhall.ca