Luxury hotels in the world

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Monday, February 19, 2007

Pink Sands. The Bahamas


Designed by Biba founder Barbara Hulanicki in an eclectic mixture of styles-Moroccan, Indian, and Balinese-Pink Sands comprises 25 pastel-colored cottages scattered throughout lush tropical grounds.

The cottages are situated to ensure privacy for all guests and are the perfect choice for those desiring a sophisticated but relaxed beach holiday.

Pink Sands is located 50 miles east of Nassau on Harbour Island. Harbour Island has one of the oldest communities in the Bahamas with pastel colored clapboard houses dating back to the 1800s nestled along the harbourfront. Only three miles in length and a half-mile in width, Harbour Island is known for its fabulous pink sand beach and island hospitality.



Oceanview rooms are privately situated with unobstructed views to the Atlantic Ocean and pink sand beach and have a private pathway to the beach. The one-bedroom oceanview can accommodate 2 adults. The two-bedroom oceanview cottages have a sitting room/lounge that separates the bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms and can accommodate 4 people. There is a deluxe two-bedroom oceanview (Bimini cottage) that has a private Jacuzzi on the large outside deck overlooking the beach.

Garden Rooms

One or two-bedroom accommodations are privately situated amongst lush tropical grounds just off the main pathway to the beach. A one-bedroom gardenview can accommodate 2 adults. The two-bedroom gardenview has a sitting room/lounge separating the bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms and can house 4 people. There is also a deluxe one-bedroom gardenview (Mango Cay) that has a private Jacuzzi and drench shower in an enclosed courtyard.

All accommodations have modern amenities and services including:
• California King Beds
• Central air-conditioning
• Ceiling fan
• Large closet
• Cable TV with VCR & DVD
• CD player with a library of CDs
• Mini Bar
• French coffee press, toaster, water kettle
• Private patio with teak furniture
• Full bathroom with Aveda amenities, hairdryers and bathrobes
• Nightly turn-down service
• In-room safe, iron and ironing board


Monday, February 12, 2007

Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort Aruba

When you think of Aruba hotels, consider the Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort Aruba. Choosing our enticing Aruba resort will make your Aruba vacation special from the moment you arrive. Our Porte cochere entrance, with beautiful, lush landscaping welcomes you to a tropical paradise that is unique among hotels in Aruba.
A brick paved driveway leads to our open-air lobby with chandeliers, soft island music, elegant wood beam ceilings, and impressive tiled floors. Recently renovated, the resort features an awesome new pool and entertainment deck with a zero entry design!
Easy to get via Miami or other major gateways, guests can expect attentive service and fine accommodations. All 600 modern, well-appointed guest rooms feature richly detailed furnishings, and the private balconies and patios afford you views of the beautiful Palm Beach, or tropical landscaping. Vacation in an Island Paradise! The Holiday Inn SunSpree Aruba offers outstanding values and unlimited fun!
Enjoy the upcoming Aruba Music Festival and its Concert series featuring established, international music stars.


Seeing Eye dogs only are allowed; guest must have proper documentation.

Languages Spoken by Hotel Staff

Dutch, English, Spanish


• Hotel is located at or near a Resort
• Closest City: ARUBA
• Distance from Hotel: 3.0 MI
• Local Time: 5:04 PM EST
• On Beach


• Hotel renovated in 2005
• 7 Floors
• 600 Guest Rooms
• 7 Suites
• 211 Single-Bedded Rooms
• 389 Double-Bedded Rooms
• 281 Non-Smoking Rooms
• Interior Corridor

Hotel Dining

• Room Service Available 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
• Cocktail Lounge

Bars / Lounges

Pali Coco Lounge
Location: In Hotel - Located next to the pool deck relaxed atmosphere. DJ music during the week. Minimum age 18 years.


- Italian Gourmet Restaurant. Caffé Da Vinci offers a fine dining experience in a cozy atmosphere with arched brick ceilings and a view of the ocean.

See Breeze Grille
Location: In Hotel - Beachside
Serves: Lunch | Dinner
- A fusion of Caribbean specialties. Completely new beach front bar and grille. Sunken bar and FUN happy hour!

Corals Restaurant
Location: In Hotel - Indoor - Air-conditioned
Serves: Breakfast | Lunch
- Buffet restaurant serving full breakfast and lunch with an international touch. Open 7 days a week.

Theme Nights
Location: In Hotel - Varies
Serves: Dinner
Entertaining theme nights vary throughout the week.

Spa Facilities

Intermezzo Day Spa offers massages, facials and salon services, open daily.
• Sauna
• Whirlpool

Entertainment & Recreation

Brand new zero-entry pool, unlimited fun at the beach with and extensive variety of water sports.
• Recreation & Sports Court
• Outdoor Pool
• Casino
Hotel Shops
• Convenience Store
• Newsstand
• Beauty Salon
• Gift Shop

Activities & Services for Children

• Children’s activity center with various supervised activities throughout the day, free to guests.
• Baby-Sitting


Sunday, January 21, 2007

Monte Carlo Hotel & Casino. Las Vegas.

Do you like to play in the casino?..., enjoy.

The Monte Carlo exemplifies a solid fusion of European refinement, American dazzle and true Vegas hospitality.

From the moment one catches sight of the entrance -- remarkable in itself, with its Renaissance statues and cascading fountains -- the Monte Carlo evokes an elegance unique not only to Vegas but also to the world.

The amenities here reflect both sides of the Atlantic. The 90,000-square-foot Monte Carlo casino offers a broad range of gaming, from roulette to high-stakes baccarat. Dining runs the gamut from the exotic Asian pleasures of the Dragon Noodle Co. to the fine dining of Blackstone's Steak House. Also, the rollicking Monte Carlo Pub & Brewery, which features big copper-colored brewing tanks behind a glass wall, has six fresh brews to gratify the palate.

Rooms are tastefully accented with brass fixtures, Italian marble and polished granite. The Monte Carlo Beach Club, which boasts a lazy river, cools visitors and is situated in a lush garden setting.

Monte Carlo Hotel & Casino Details

  • Number of rooms: 3,002 rooms and 256 suites.
  • Casino: 90,000 square feet. Casino games include Blackjack, Roulette, Craps, Pai Gow Poker, Caribbean Stud Poker, and Baccarat, 2,200 slot and video poker machines, including Megabucks and Super Megabucks. The casino has a poker room.
  • Race & sports book: Yes,
  • Restaurants: The Monte Carlo has the following : Blackstone's Steak House, Andre's, Buffet, Market City Caffé, Dragon Noodle Co., Café, Monaco Garden Food Court and Monte Carlo Pub & Brewery.
  • Health Club: 3,000-square-foot exercise room, an official Reebok facility.
  • Spa: 13,037-square-foot Spa at the Monte Carlo with nine treatment rooms offering multiple types of massages and services. The spa also has a 2,784-square-foot gym and a full-service salon.
  • Shops: The Street of Dreams shopping and dining area includes Monte Carlo Classics, Monte Carlo Reflections, Monte Carlo Collections, Bubbles, Elton's, Indulge, Lunettes and the Medici Cigar Club. The Monte Carlo also has Bijoux Terner, Lucien, Monte Carlo Boutique, Nouveau News and Club Casino Royal, which are all located throughout the property.
  • Wedding chapel: Wedding Chapel at Monte Carlo offers a number of wedding ceremony packages.
  • Convention rooms: Yes.
  • Business center: Yes.
  • In-room internet access: Each room has high speed internet access.
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms: Yes.
  • Room service: Yes.
  • Shuttle service to the airport: Shuttle service to and from the airport available for a fee from an outside company.
  • Standard room amenities: Air conditioning, alarm clock/radio, remote-controlled cable TV, hair dryer, desk, electronic door locks, iron and ironing board, pay-per-view movies, telephone, voice mail.
  • Hotel amenities: Laundry, luggage and maid service, currency exchange, wake-up calls, safety deposit box.


Saturday, December 02, 2006

The Oberoi, Mauritius

Another great Oberoi Hotel. Enjoy it.

The idyllic Island of Mauritius with its unspoilt beaches and azure waters offers a unique experience of European, African and Asian cultures. The Oberoi captures the spirit of the island in a resort that combines its abundant natural beauty with refined luxury. The resort is located in 20 acres of beautiful sub-tropical gardens with a 600 meter oceanfront. Villas with private swimming pools and luxury pavilions offer panoramic views of the ocean.

Perfectly suited to couples who need to get away and recharge or rekindle the spark that brought them together, every room at the Oberoi features a romantic four-poster bed and the luxury of a sunken bath in palest marble.
All 72 thatched Terrace Pavilion Rooms also feature DVD players and state of the art technology, should you wish to remain in touch. Wooden slatted ceilings and wall-to-wall restful neutral tones contribute to a feeling of relaxed grandeur.
The hotel Villas, each with its own lush gardens and dining gazebo overlooking a private swimming pool with, naturally, views of the sea make an exclusive and luxurious retreat for those seeking privacy.

The restaurant at the Oberoi, Mauritius features a soaring roof of palm-thatched timbers and panoramic views across the Indian Ocean. Dine inside among the pillars, or outside under the stars on a fabulous menu featuring European, Oriental and Creole dishes, reflecting the multicultural flavour of the island and introducing fresh local fruits, vegetables and spices. With exotic flowers, candles flickering on the surface of the pool, the strange evening song of the frogs and the spectacular sunsets, you could be forgiven for thinking you had gone to heaven.

The Spa at the Oberoi Mauritius is, quite simply, a sanctuary. Guests come here to find peace, harmony and a new sense of wellbeing in this perfect environment for treatment and relaxation. State of the art facilities include a beauty parlour, sauna, steam bath, swimming pool, gym and individual spa suites with private plunge pools where you can luxuriate together. Traditional Mauritian treatments using natural local oils and fruits star alongside conventional therapies; one example is the blissful coconut husk body brush, followed by a deep massage with freshly ground coconut.


Sunday, November 19, 2006

Wildflower Hall, In the Himalayas

Wildflower Hall, In the Himalayas.

Just at the top of the Earth enjoy it.

Situated at 2.545,08 meters in the magnificent Himalayas, Wildflower Hall is a fairytale luxury resort set in 93.077,7 m² of virgin woods of pine and cedar. The former residence of Lord Kitchener, rebuilt to a new magnificence, Wildflower Hall recreates the grand style of the colonial era. Enjoy beautiful views of mountains and valleys from the rooms, restaurants, outdoor Jacuzzi and the heated swimming pool. Nature lovers can explore the Himalayas and enjoy adventure sports. For the ultimate in pampering our luxury spa pavilions are quiet havens for revitalizing the body and soul.

From the 87 suites and rooms every guest has spectacular views over the cedar forests and mountain ranges. Every room has a spacious marble bathroom with separate shower and walk-in closets and personalised butler service. 3 Deluxe Suites feature a separate living room with a fireplace. In addition, the very grand Lord Kitchener Suite has a four-poster bed in the master suite and a second bedroom.

Guest rooms are appointed with teak floors, hand-knotted rugs and rich furnishings which reflecting the colonial heritage of the hotel and respect the traditional skills of local craftsmen. All rooms feature a personal bar, satellite television and DVD player and direct dial telephones with data port. Three interconnecting sets of rooms are available at the resort. 24 hours in-room dining, same day laundry and dry cleaning and 24 hour butler service all add to the exceptional standard of services guests enjoy at Wildflower Hall.

Two restaurants offer the choice of fine international cuisine and traditional Indian cooking or simply relax with a quiet drink in the timeless elegance of The Cavalry Bar.

The Restaurant.

The Restaurant has a large open-air terrace offering panoramic views over the mountains. The menu includes a varied range of Pan-Asian and Continental dishes. Guests can dine here looking out over the most spectacular scenery in the world.


An elegant Indian restaurant specialising in traditional Indian cooking, Lutyens opens in the high season for dinner only.

The Cavalry Bar.

Reflecting its gracious past, the Cavalry bar with its wood panelling and original artwork creates an aura of old world charm. Offering a full range of fine wines, spirits and cigars it is just the spot for a before and after dinner drink.

Spa and fitness.

A world class Spa opened recently at Wildflower Hall, bringing the resort right into the top league of luxury destinations.
The Oberoi Spa by Banyan Tree offers holistic treatments based on Ayurvedic, Asian and Western therapies to relax , rejuvenate and inspire. With quiet views through lush green cedar and pine forests, the Spa Pavilions offer stressed out guests a peaceful haven in which to revitalise themselves both inside and out.


Situated at an altitude of 2.514,60 m in the Himalayas, the Wildflower Hall presents a picture of breathtaking natural beauty. Set amidst thick cedar forests with spectacular views of mountain ranges and panoramic valleys, the resort is a 45-minute drive from Shimla. It is the perfect base from which to explore the fascinating flora and fauna of the region and embark on your adventures.

Fill your senses with the scent of the earth as you trek through mountain trails. Thrill to the rush of water as you raft over the surging River Sutlej. Ride with the wind on a mountain bicycle through picturesque paths that take you on a journey of discovery. Fire up your energies with an invigorating horse ride. On the other hand you could just enjoy the spirit of the mountains within the exclusive environs of the resort. Try your skill at croquet, billiards and archery or spend an evening in the Card Room. At the end of a hectic day, relax in the magnificent heated indoor swimming pool or indulge in the exclusive Spa.

Whether you are in quest of adventure or an easy-paced vacation, the Wildflower Hall promises a holiday full of surprises and unforgettable memories.

Sunday, November 05, 2006

The Oberoi, Lombok

A beautiful hotel with a peaceful sites. A hideaway with acres of tropical gardens, shimmering ocean and golden sands along a private beach. Lush rain forests, sparkling blue ocean views and beautiful beaches accompany you as you arrive at this idyllic garden resort. The Oberoi, Lombok, has an intimate ambiances, with thatched-roof villas and terraced pavilions dotting 24 acres of tropical gardens. The villas and pavilions have expansive, shaded terraces to relax in, while you look out at beautiful gardens or beaches. All the villas and terrace pavilions offer spacious bedrooms and feature local colors, textures and artifacts.
There are 50 villas and pavilions at The Oberoi, with spacious bedrooms and out-of-this-world marble sunken garden baths. All guest accommodation is in thatch-roofed buildings of local materials, all at ground level and all air-conditioned. Private garden walls of pink-tinged local limestone ensure total privacy.
Every villa has a separate bedroom, bathroom, courtyard with rock pond, raised dining pavilion and terrace with either garden or ocean views. Many Luxury villas have the privilege of their own private pool. In addition, the very superior and spacious Royal Ocean View Villa with Private Pool has a separate sitting room, kitchen and guest shower.
The terrace pavilions all have large bedrooms, glass walled garden bathrooms and a private shaded terrace with sun lounges and dining table. Interior decoration throughout is clean-lined and harmonious with generous use of teak, richly woven carpets and Indonesian artifacts for character.
All guest villas and pavilions feature the usual 21st century accoutrement's; satellite television, CD player, safe, minibar, direct dialling and broadband Internet Access.
With wonderful settings our restaurants offer the very best in Asian and Continental cuisine. Whilst The Tokek Bar is the perfect place for watching the sunset.
The Oberoi Spa in Lombok offers a wide range of massages. Other treatments include body cleaners, body wraps, unique facials and body treatments. The Spa packages are designed to give the ultimate experience in body pampering.
A wide range of services is available at the Spa featuring an exotic blend of treatments synonymous with the mystery and magic of Indonesia. The Oberoi, Lombok Spa also features a gymnasium, beauty salon, private pavilions offering massage, sauna, herbal baths and other international standard treatments.

Wednesday, November 01, 2006

The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur

The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur

Udaipur, in the heart of Rajasthan, is a city of majestic palaces and beautiful lakes. Here, adorning the banks of Lake Pichola and standing witness to the historic City Palace, The Oberoi Udaivilas captures all the romance and splendour of a royal era.

The grand setting combined with palatial architecture and a beautiful spa offers an experience created exclusively for those who know there is nothing like too much luxury.
A pristine version of an original Rajasthani Mewari moated palace, The Oberoi Udaivilas incorporates every conceivable modern comfort. Visual treats include -
Open-air colonnades flanked by 450 hand-carved stone columns, domes covered in gold leaf, hand painted murals, arches and fountains, landscaped terraces and acres of white marble, a decorative pool of giant marble lotus flowers and a treat for all the senses, a superb Banyan Tree Spa.


Set against the dramatic backdrop of the Aravalli ranges and steeped in the romance of the historic region of Mewar, The Oberoi Udaivilās, is situated on the banks of Lake Pichola in Udaipur.

Rooms and Suites

At the first level are sixty-three richly appointed Deluxe Rooms, all with private walled courtyards, complete with silken parasols, inlaid furniture and marble bathrooms.
Superior Deluxe Rooms open onto the beautiful semi-private moated pool that meanders past the terraces.


• Surya Mahal, serves a fusion of light Western, Mediterranean and Thai style dishes.
• Udaimahal, serves a rich variety of traditional Rajasthani and North Indian fare in regal surroundings.
• Chandni, This dining courtyard adjoins the restaurants where guests can enjoy open air dining
• Bar, relax in the refinement of the Bar which offers a variety of spirits, wines and cigars.