on 16th March 2009 | No Comments »
Crystal Lagoons has announced the construction of twelve giant crystal clear lagoons at the Sharm El Sheik beach, in the Egyptian desert, the biggest of them measuring 8.8 hectares in size.
The world’s largest pool is currently in San Alfonso del Mar, Chile, and has an area of 8 hectares.
But this one-kilometer-in-length behemoth, also built by Crystal Lagoons, will soon be surpassed by its Egyptian relative, which is expected to be finished around July 2009.
on 16th March 2009 | 34 Comments »
Quinta Do Lago, once recipient of the famous Most Luxury Resort Award and the 2009 Best Golf Destination in Europe Award has a selection of luxuriously appointed villas available for holiday rentals.
The resort is home to a number of celebrities and state dignitaries. Madonna, Silvestre Stallone and Bonnie Tyler are just a few household names that are rumoured to have purchased properties.
The villas all have access to one of the world’s most pristine and challenging golf course.Â There is a small shopping centre on the premises with luxury brand outelts and a gourmet food hall.
Villas in the resort range from â‚¬3,000 to well over â‚¬10,000 per week.Â Some include access to a private motor boat and a chauffeur driven car.
The resort is minutes away from a discrete private airport which make access by private aviation effortless.
Various ground staff companies and concierge outlets operate in the area to ensure that your holiday rental is memorable and stress free.
on 14th March 2009 | 3 Comments »
“O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo? Deny thy father and refuse thy name,/ Or if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love/ and I’ll no longer be a Capulet” said the JulietÂ of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, on her balcony in the wonderful Italian city of Verona.
Now, for everyone who has a romantic soul, there is a great chance to say “yes” and marry the love of his life on the famous balcony in Juliet’s house.
The balcony looks out over a small courtyard that can be accessed from the street by a short passageway.
on 12th March 2009 | No Comments »
The small, volcanic Canary Island of Lanzarote is arguably best known for bucket and spade beach holidays.
But this tiny speck of Spain located just seventy miles off the coast of West Africa also boasts a growing selection of top quality rural hotels. With the Finca De Las Salinas amongst the cream of the crop.
The Finca De Las Salinas occupies a classic 18th century colonial mansion – that was constructed for the original owner, a Spanish pharmacist and businessman named Don Jaime Leo.
on 11th March 2009 | No Comments »
Quintessentially, one of the most established concierge services launched an iPhone Application for its iPhone users today.
The application provides members with luxury insider tips and information on hotels, restaurants and night life events in cities around the world.
The service is available to all iPhone users, but the concierge service requires membership.
on 4th March 2009 | 2 Comments »
50 lucky people are now on a short list to become caretaker of a tropical Australian island — dubbed the “Best Job in the World.”
Officials with the tourism department of Australia’s Queensland state on Tuesday revealed the 50 finalists from a pool of nearly 35,000 applicants for the job – a 150,000 Australian dollar ($96,000) contract to relax on Hamilton Island in the Great Barrier Reef for six months while writing a blog to promote the area.
The finalists hail from 22 countries, including the United States, Germany, Greece and India. Applicants include an actor, a chef and a scientist.