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ABU CAMP

Billed as the ‘original elephant experience’, Abu Camp lies within the unspoilt Okavango Delta, the world’s largest inland delta and home to more elephants than anywhere else in Africa. It may not be the only luxury accommodation in the region… Read More

ALBANY BAHAMAS

At Albany Bahamas, 600-oceanside acres play host to a set of spacious homes with endless ocean views. ‘We call it a resort community — a resort with a fulltime population,’ says James Deen, Head of the London Office for Albany…. Read More

ALILA FORT BISHANGARH

Perched magnificently upon a granite hill, Alila Fort Bishangarh appears seamlessly sculpted from the surrounding rustic terrain, overlooking 360-degree views of the impressive Rajasthani landscape. Opened in July 2017, Alila Fort Bishangarh is the fi rst internationally managed property in… Read More

AMANOI

Fusing contemporary elegance with traditional Vietnamese architectural styles, Amanoi’s luxury pavilions, spa houses and residences are perched along a coastal ridge in southern Vietnam with views of the sea or the National Park. Set on the shores of a tranquil… Read More

AMANOI

Fusing contemporary elegance with traditional Vietnamese architectural styles, Amanoi’s luxury pavilions, spa houses and residences are perched along a coastal ridge in southern Vietnam with views of the sea or the National Park. Set on the shores of a tranquil… Read More

ANANTARA BAZARUTO ISLAND LODGE

On the private island of Bazaruto, in the ‘jewel-like’ archipelago off the coast of Mozambique, lies Anantara’s collection of 44 villas, with beach, sea and pool views. Guests will be enchanted by the rustic charm of these properties, built from… Read More

ANGAMA MARA

Home to Africa’s great game, the Mara Triangle is a ten-minute drive from this owner-run lodge, where guests can enjoy walking safaris, hot air balloon rides and cultural visits to neighbouring Maasai villages, ‘or simply do nothing at all… days… Read More

ARIARA ISLAND

The Calamian Islands are considered the last frontier of the Philippines to remain unspoiled by pollution, development or tourism (the region is home to two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including Tubbataha Reef Marine Park). Ariara and its environs remain a… Read More

ART TOURS LTD

One of Europe’s premier private tour companies, Art Tours Ltd designs bespoke art and cultural tours featuring everything from classical and Renaissance art to modern architecture and contemporary art. Art Tours focus on Italy, France, Spain, and Germany, as well… Read More

ARTISANS OF LEISURE

Among the private tours arranged by this New York-based company are holidays to the gardens of Japan, Italy, the Netherlands, France and beyond. They might be based around seasonal highlights, such as summer flowers in England, cherry blossoms in Japan,… Read More

ASILIA HIGHLANDS

One of the most striking and ambitious new camps in Africa, Asilia’s Highlands Camp opened its tent doors in 2016 to offer ‘a perfect balance between a true wilderness experience and a high-style, contemporary escape’ in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area…. Read More

AUBERGE DE SOLEIL

Of the three Auberge resorts in Napa Valley (Calistoga Ranch and Spa Solage being the other two), Auberge, with its Mediterranean vibe, is most defi nitely the grand dame, now 35 years old. The views across the estate are highly… Read More

BAB AL SHAMS DESERT RESORT AND SPA

To get away from the hubbub of the city, a stay at the inimitable Bab Al Shams Desert is to experience the finest Arabian opulence and hospitality. Nestled within the desert dunes, Bab Al Shams is the Middle East’s leading desert… Read More

BAGLIONI MAAGAU ISLAND

Baglioni’s Italian-style tropical paradise welcomes HNW visitors to the mysterious Maagau Island. ‘A remarkable resort awash with tropical natural beauty’, this property is a 40-minute seaplane trip away from Malé. Upon arrival, the company promises a continental welcome. Resort staff… Read More

BANYAN TREE

A private sanctuary in Intendance Bay, the Banyan Tree is the perfect place to soak up the vibe of this Indian Ocean archipelago and its spa has been voted the world’s best by numerous magazines. Whether you’re basking in a… Read More

BANYAN TREE SPA

A private sanctuary in Intendance Bay, the Banyan Tree is the perfect place to soak up the vibe of this Indian Ocean archipelago and its spa has been voted the world’s best by numerous magazines. Whether you’re basking in a… Read More

BELMOND ANDEAN EXPLORER

Laurent Carrasset, regional managing director of Belmond Andean Explorer, says the tour is ‘the most beautiful and luxurious train ride in South America and, hopefully, the world’. The sleeper train was designed with elements ‘inspired by Peruvian nature: soft Ivory… Read More

BELMOND HOTEL DAS CATARATAS

The only hotel within Brazil’s Iguassu National Park, this colonial-style residence is just a two-minute stroll from the thundering action of the 275 Iguassu waterfalls. Surrounded by lush rainforest, this pastel-pink hideaway grants exclusive access to the park, minus the… Read More

BELMOND REID’S PALACE MADEIRA

Amid lush subtropical gardens, Belmond’s century-old palatial hotel sits above the picturesque Funchal Harbour where cruise ships are docked. ‘We’ve perfected the art of indulgence,’ the company says. ‘Expect gorgeous panoramic views, innovative cuisine and the superb service of a… Read More

BELMOND SANCTUARY LODGE

‘Your gateway to the Inca empire’, Belmond’s Sanctuary Lodge in Machu Picchu is the only hotel located at the entrance to the ancient citadel — the only one to let you beat the crowds. ‘Sitting in the shadows of the… Read More

BEQUIA BEACH HOTEL

Mustique Island’s closest neighbour, Bequia, is also becoming its closest luxury rival in the Grenadines. Swedish billionaire and hotel founder Bengt Mortstedt is leading the way with Bequia Beach Hotel and a collection of luxury villas in this undiscovered part… Read More

BLAZING TRAILS TOURS

Blazing Trails Tours has been taking customers on motorbike adventures across South Africa, India and Nepal since 1999. It uses Royal Enfield Bullets, bikes ridden by the Indian military and police force, for its trips around India and Nepal, and… Read More

BRIJ RAMA PALACE

Perched on the river bank of the Darbanga Ghaat is the Brijrama Palace, one of the oldest landmarks of the city. Brijrama Palace prides itself on giving travellers a taste of Indian royal life. It refers to visitors as ‘Royal… Read More

BULGARI RESORT

Italian elegance meets tropical luxury at this boutique Indonesian resort set on the Bukit Peninsula in the peaceful south of Bali. A marriage of contemporary Italian and authentic Balinese design, the hotel’s interiors, overseen by architects Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel… Read More

CARESSE

Caresse, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, is secluded in a private cove adjacent to the elegant port city of Bodrum in southern Turkey. Here, guests can strike a balance between relaxing on the resort’s white sand beach, which is… Read More

CASA PALOPO

The promise of endless riches has always lured adventurers to the ruins of the Mayan civilisation, hunting for the fabled lost city of gold, El Dorado. The luxury traveller, already in possesion of great riches, lusts after something else: unique… Read More

CHHATRA SAGAR CAMP

Centuries ago, tents were the only luxury found on faraway Rajput war campaigns. These evolved into the kind of ‘mobile mini-palaces’ that Chhatra Sagar Camp offers today. The camp lies on the old estate of Thakur Chhatra Singh of Nimaj,… Read More

CHIEF ’S CAMP

One of Africa’s most renowned luxury hotspots, Chief’s Camp sits on Chief Island, in the lush Okavango Delta. A former royal hunting reserve of Chief Moremi, the camp has been remodelled with a ‘safari chic’ ethos. It offers some of… Read More

CHILENO BAY RESORT

A mere 30 minutes’ drive from the airport at San Jose del Cabo and nine miles from Cabo San Lucas, the Chileno Bay Resort has 29 guest rooms and 32 three- and four-bedroom villas on its 22-acre property, which includes… Read More

CLASSIC BIKE ADVENTURE

This company, which launched in 1989, organises motorcycle tours all year round in the Himalayas, Rajasthan, Goa and southern India, as well as in neighbouring countries Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Tibet. It promises adventures full of ‘intense experiences and… Read More

EAGLERIDER MOTORCYCLES

EagleRider arranges motorcycle rentals and package tours across the United States, France, Spain, Germany, Australia and beyond, all on a Harley-Davidson, Honda, or BMW motorcycle. The company takes care of the itinerary and accommodation, and offers self-guided tours as well… Read More

EXPLORA PATAGONIA

The Explora Patagonia is built for one purpose: giving the intrepid traveller the best way to explore this fantastic area. It sits beside Lake Pehoé at the centre of the Torres del Paine National Park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Explora… Read More

EXTREME ICELAND

Founded in 2009 by geologist and volcano speleologist Bjorn Hroarsson, the family-run Extreme Iceland began taking small tours of Iceland’s glaciers, ice caves and the most rural and secluded regions. The business took off in 2010 following the eruption of… Read More

FFESTINIOG TRAVEL

‘Our aim is to give the best rail holiday possible,’ promise the team at Ffestiniog. Founded in 1974, the ‘small, independent’ Welsh firm offers up to 40 escorted rail tours in the UK, Europe and worldwide every year. A sister… Read More

FINCH BAY HOTEL

Charles Darwin was only 26 years old when he fi rst stepped ashore in the Galápagos Islands in 1835, and as we know they left an impression. Today, the Galápagos still look much as they did when Darwin passed through…. Read More

FIVE PALM JUMEIRAH

FIVE group’s award-winning Palm Jumeirah hotel is one of the Dubai Island’s many gems. ‘Set against a breathtaking backdrop of the sea, beach and Dubai skyline, this dare-to-be-different hotel captures the glamour and vibe of this remarkable city,’ it says…. Read More

FOUR SEASONS LANGKAWI

Andrew Harrison, the Yorkshire-born general manager of Four Seasons in Langkawi, emanates affability and warmth, in line with the Southeast Asian island culture of his current posting. But it’s also the ethos of the company he is representing, having worked… Read More

FOUR SEASONS RESORT

The impressive roll call of celebrities to have stayed on Hawaii’s smallest public island includes Cindy Crawford, Will Smith and former New York Yankees star Derek Jeter — but the biggest impact, by far, has been made by billionaire Larry… Read More

FRIENDS LAKE INN

For those looking for a luxurious romantic retreat, the Friends Lake Inn has a lot to offer. Set in the midst of the Adirondacks and overlooking a small lake, this boutique hotel offers luxury accommodations in a rustic country setting…. Read More

FUNDU LAGOON PEMBA

Accessible only by boat, and built using local timber and materials, this tropical island resort lies on a secluded shoreline, where 18 smartly appointed ocean-view rooms and suites (six suites have private plunge pools) lie along the beach and hidden… Read More

GALAPAGOS SAFARI CAMP

‘The location is spectacular,’ says Galapagos Safari Camp co-founder Stephanie Bonham-Carter. ‘It’s one of those corners of the world where you forget there is civilisation. You see nothing but nature from the camp… it’s very evocative.’ An entirely new way… Read More

GIRAFFE MANOR

Situated in the Karen suburb in Nairobi, Giraffe Manor is one of the capital’s most iconic buildings, harking back to the 1930s when European visitors fi rst journeyed to East Africa on safari. Its stately exterior, lush gardens, bright terraces… Read More

GOLDEN EAGLE LUXURY TRAINS

There’s a way to ‘absorb the rich cultures and cinematic landscapes’ on a journey through Russia, Asia and Europe, says Golden Eagle Luxury Trains. ‘We’re the only company that specialises in really top-end luxury long-distance tours,’ enthuses president Tim Littler…. Read More

GOURMET ON TOUR

With 15 years in the business and a ‘back door to amazing kitchens and cellars around the world’, Gourmet on Tour’s mission is ‘to create one-of-a-kind experiences for food lovers who want to see the world a little differently’. Whether… Read More

GRAN HOTEL MANZANA KEMPINSKI LA HABANA

‘This hotel delivers something you can’t find anywhere else in Cuba — a first-class five- star experience. Nothing in the city comes close,’ says a guest of the newest Kempinski hotel, Gran Hotel Manzana in Cuba, which opened in June… Read More

GRAND-HôTEL DU CAP-FERRAT

Famed since its opening in 1908 and its light undimmed since its acquisition by the Four Seasons chain in 2015, this hotel has long been a favourite with the fashion set, its penthouses beloved by the likes of Kate Moss… Read More

GREAT AMERICAN TOURING

Whether your dream is to bike through the Canadian Rockies, from Chicago to LA on Route 66 or along the Pacific Coast from Seattle to San Francisco, Great American Touring will arrange it for you. The firm started out in… Read More

GREAT RAIL JOURNEYS

The leading rail holiday experts at Great Rail Journeys aim to provide clients with ‘a truly first class holiday’, from UK and Ireland and all the way to Australasia. Guests start at the company’s recently launched departure office at St… Read More

HACIENDA ALTAGRACIA

Nestled high in the rolling hills and verdant mountains of Pérez Zeledón, Auberge’s first retreat in Central America delivers luxury on a scale previously unseen in southern Costa Rica’s rural environs. Replete with dark wood and leather furnishings, its 50… Read More

HARLEY-DAVIDSON AUTHORIZED TOURS

An online platform showcasing the world’s top motor biking tour operators, Harley-Davidson Authorized Tours is a fail-safe resource for those wanting to travel in style on the world’s most iconic motorcycle. Whether you want to bike across Australasia, Africa, Europe,… Read More

HOME & LEGACY

Due to significant client interest, Home & Legacy’s travel policy is an extension of their traditional household insurance offering. The multi-trip policy includes emergency medical expenses of up to £10 million, personal liability of up to £2 million, as well… Read More

HOTEL DU PALAIS

Lovers of history and nostalgia can look no further than the resplendent Hotel du Palais in Biarritz, in the idyllic French Basque Country. The design is neither passé nor pompous, but is imperiously elegant, celebrating the grandeur of the second… Read More

IBO ISLAND LODGE

On one of the tiniest islands in Mozambique sits an awardwinning luxury lodge, waiting to pamper its curious visitors. ‘One of the most magical and atmospheric lodges in Africa,’ the company describes this property, which is situated in the Quirimbas… Read More

INSIDE THE VOLCANO

Icelandic tour operator 3H Travel organises tours to a dormant volcano near the capital Reykjavik. Tours of Thrihnukagigur (meaning ‘Three Peaks Crater’) take curious clients up and inside the crater. The volcano has been dormant for more than 4,000 years… Read More

INTERCONTINENTAL MALTA

Ensuring guests have the finest of holidays, the five-star InterContinental Hotel Malta is focused on ‘continuing to define new luxury on the Maltese islands’ and fulfilling its ‘vision of becoming the Mediterranean’s leading hotel of distinction’. These are not mere… Read More

INTERCONTINENTAL SAMUI BAAN TALING NGAM RESORT

The peaceful and scenic island of Koh Samui is HNW heaven in the Land of Smiles, and the island’s most luxurious resort at InterContinental Samui offers one of the best views of this sun-drenched location. The open air lounge with… Read More

INTREPID TRAVEL

‘Small groups, big adventures’ is the motto at Intrepid Travel, and they certainly don’t hold back with their food tours, which cover almost every culinary experience you can imagine in more than 100 countries around the world. Whether you want… Read More

J.K. PLACE

City jet setters rush to reach J. K. Place’s luxury retreat on the island of Capri near the Amalfi Coast, whether it is by hydrofoil, private boat, ferry or helicopter. Such is the allure that the blue-walled hotel holds, with… Read More

JACK’S CAMP

This Kalahari Desert camp is ‘one of the few places in the world where the silence is so complete, you can hear the blood circulating through your ears’. It came into being after Jack Bousfi eld stumbled upon the location… Read More

JAWAI LEOPARD CAMP

Set amid the untamed wilderness of Rajasthan and between the old kingdoms of Jodhpur and Udaipur, JAWAI Leopard Camp offers guests the only experience of its kind in the ancient Aravalli Range: a land shared by humans and animals for… Read More

JUMEIRAH VITTAVELI

Jumeirah Vittaveli is something very special. Inspired by a Maldivian fishing village, each villa is set out like a private home complete with living area, terrace, pool, and access to the beach or lagoon. The villas are designed to provide… Read More

KWANDWE PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

Located in South Africa’s malaria-free Eastern Cape, the 54,000-acre Kwandwe Private Game Reserve is home to hundreds of species of wildlife, including the Big Five and others offi cially listed as threatened or endangered. Guests are assured of privacy in… Read More

L’ILOT

Just off the northeast coast of Mauritius, this ‘vast’ villa offers four bedrooms and almost 300 square metres of private property, ‘with its back to the prevailing breezes’. Secured on a sandy bed and surrounded by filaos trees, it boasts… Read More

LA MAMOUNIA

Winston Churchill called Marrakech ‘the Paris of the desert’, and it was here that he stayed whenever he visited to unwind from the cares of leadership. That has elevated the hotel to the realm of tourist attraction: it is situated… Read More

LAKE AUSTIN SPA RESORT

Tucked away in the beautiful Texas Hill Country on the shores of Lake Austin, this all-inclusive 40-room luxury spa resort offers a truly unique experience. Few surpass the Lake Austin Spa Resort in their ability to provide for your wellbeing… Read More

LAYAN RESIDENCES BY ANANTARA

There are few brands that can compete with Anantara’s Thai hospitality offering, and a visit to Layan Residences by Anantara will show you why. A charming luxury sanctuary in the tropics, the property rests in the tranquil setting on Phuket’s… Read More

LEGENDARY MOTORCYCLE ADVENTURES

The brainchild of photographer Sam Pelly and Spain-based former Commando Ed Talbot-Adams, Legendary Motorcycle Adventures is already the choice motorcycle-tour operator of the jet set. Fans include singer and Twitter star James Blunt, and Tracey Curtis-Taylor (the ‘Bird in a… Read More

MAFIA ISLAND LODGE

In a pristine Tanzanian archipelago, Mafi a Island stands tall as the largest island in the region, a short light aircraft haul from Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar. A lovely luxury lodge becomes the go-to abode for your holiday, a… Read More

MAHARAJAS’ EXPRESS

The Maharajas’ Express is the government of Rajasthan’s uber-luxe gift to India’s tourism industry. It is appropriately named, CEO Rajiv Wahie of Tailormade Journeys says: ‘Clients are all treated like kings, everyone is individually taken care of.’ Each coach has… Read More

MALLIOUHANA

‘It’s the kind of place you’ll be reminiscing about 50 years from now,’ an impressed visitor writes about the 30-year-old Auberge hotel in Anguilla, a pioneer in luxury hospitality in the region. The dreamlike 25-acre resort with lush landscaped gardens… Read More

MANDARIN ORIENTAL, BODRUM

With breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea, Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum is a luxury five-star hotel retreat with two private beaches and the full range of luxury leisure facilities. Located in the aptly named Paradise Bay on the 27 mile-long Bodrum… Read More

MARADIVA VILLAS RESORT & SPA

The only five-star all-villa resort on the West Coast of Mauritius, the Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa is a must-visit for HNW travellers to the island nation. Attached to a long stretch of white sand beach, it offers an expansive… Read More

MARK HOTEL

The Mark Hotel is just where you want to be if you’re staying in New York: situated at 25 East 77th Street, at Madison Avenue. The building, constructed in 1927, is Renaissance Revival, but it has moved with the times…. Read More

MARSH PRIVATE CLIENTS

‘When you and your family travel around the world, you want to be protected whatever happens,’ says Margaret Argent, head of Marsh’s UK and Ireland private client business. Whether you have overseas property or travel regularly for holidays or business,… Read More

MASHPI LODGE

Perched amid the dramatic verdant hills and waterfalls of the Ecuadorian cloud forest 900 metres above sea level, the luxury cocoon that is Mashpi Lodge is one of the most unique hotel openings in recent memory. Guests enjoy panoramic views… Read More

MATAKAURI LODGE

Just seven minutes from bustling Queenstown, this is an alpine lakeside retreat, set in one of the world’s most strikingly beautiful landscapes. With clean lines in glass, stone and timber, Matakauri’s own take on luxury is understated and welcoming; embracing… Read More

MISSION HILLS

Just 30 minutes from Shenzen International Airport and the Hong Kong border is ‘the largest golf club in the world’. It is indeed vast. There are a dozen 18-hole courses, most of which were designed by professionals who reached the… Read More

MNEMBA ISLAND LODGE

Located on a private island, and comprising only ten plush villas, the hotel offers a truly luxurious and exclusive experience. The resort is all-inclusive, including watersports; two scuba dives a day for PADI certificate holders, kayaking, snorkelling and wind-surfing. All… Read More

MOTORCYCLE ADVENTURE TOURS

The founders of Motorcycle Adventure Tours are a bike-mad couple known to clients simply as Schneids and Kiki. The pair personally lead the way on each of their tailor-made biking tours, which take small groups of clients along ‘the most… Read More

OLD EDWARDS INN & SPA

Perched atop the southwest plateau of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Old Edwards Inn and Spa is woven into North Carolinan community and culture. Situated in the heart of downtown, the European-style resort offers a mountain retreat with luxury guestrooms, suites,… Read More

ONE & ONLY LE SAINT GéRAN

Aiming to set new standards for ‘ultra-luxury’ in the Indian Ocean and beyond, One&Only Le Saint Géran is a Mauritian legend. Set on its own private peninsula, the resort reopened in December 2017 after ten months of major upgrades, transforming… Read More

ORANGE & BLACK

Harley-Davidson tours of the USA are custom-designed by Orange & Black’s UK-based travel team, a Harley-Davidson Authorized Tours operator since 2012. Tours, both guided and self-guided, take a maximum of 15 motorbikes on any one trip, along with a fully… Read More

OUT OF THE BLUE CAPSIS ELITE RESORT

Set on its own private peninsula and offering ‘spectacular’ views of the Aegean Sea, the Out Of The Blue Capsis Elite Resort in northern Crete makes guests feel as if they’re living in an exclusive microcosm. The five-star luxury resort… Read More

PALACE HOTEL

Palace Hotel Tokyo is one of those hotels whose location ought to be too good to be true: it has a serene moat-side setting just opposite the Imperial Palace Gardens. This is a place to relax and feel at home:… Read More

PALACE ON WHEELS

When you choose Palace On Wheels, you are embarking upon ‘a fantasy world of luxury and style’, a week of ‘royal living’ on board the regal class rail. The décor, service and finish are all contemporary, while evocative of India’s… Read More

PALACIO TANGARA

Part of the legendary Oetker Collection, Palacio Tangara has a superb location in the heart of São Paulo, close to the lush greenery of Burle Marx Park, and a shuttle from high-end malls Cidade Jardim and JK Iguatemi. The décor… Read More

PARKLANE, A LUXURY COLLECTION RESORT & SPA

The Parklane, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa in Limassol, is Cyprus’s first internationally-branded luxury coastal resort and encompasses a vast 25 acres of parkland, olive and citrus groves. Opening in March 2018, the resort has 300 metres of sandy… Read More

PEBBLE BEACH

The spectacular Pacifi c coastline of the Monterey Peninsula makes for a wonderful setting for golf courses. There are four under the Pebble Beach banner, including Spanish Bay, Spyglass Hill and Del Monte, but the star of the show is… Read More

PENINSULA NEW YORK

The 23-story Peninsula New York, which has been operated since 1988 by the Hong Kong- based Peninsula Hotels, is housed in a Beaux- Arts building that was constructed at the turn of the 20th century. This landmark property has undergone… Read More

POLYNESIAN ADVENTURE TOURS

Founded in 1977, Polynesian Adventure Tours is the largest coach-tour company in Hawaii. It specialises in guided and narrated tours of the formidable Hawaii Island (known as the Big Island), home to Mauna Kea, a dormant volcano that is also… Read More

RITZ CARLTON DUBAI

A stay at the Ritz-Carlton Dubai, one of the city’s oldest hotels and now in its 20th year, offers all the classic comforts that the luxury hotel chain is known for, giving you the best of business and pleasure. Ideally… Read More

RITZ-CARLTON HONG KONG

In the same skyscraper as the International Commerce Centre, occupying the top 16 floors, the Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong commands 360-degree views over Victoria Harbour and the city beyond. The hotel is festooned with interesting local artwork, most notably the vibrant… Read More

ROYAL MANSOUR

There are no rooms at the Royal Mansour — just one, two and three bedroom riads, all with roof terraces shaded by a Bedouin tent, private plunge pools, fi replaces and their own dining rooms, so guests can dine privately,… Read More

ROYAL RAJASTHAN ON WHEELS

The lavish Royal Rajasthan On Wheels has been taking passengers on week-long fairy-tale tours of the former princely states of Rajasthan and beyond since 2000. The journey starts in Delhi and continues on to Jaipur, Jodhpur and Varanasi, where passengers… Read More

ROYAL WESTMORELAND

Situated on the idyllic Caribbean coast of Barbados — a threewood’s distance from homes owned by Rihanna and Simon Cowell — is a golfer’s paradise. Wayne Rooney, Andrew Flintoff and boxer Joe Calzaghe are among the British sports stars to… Read More

SABI SABI PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

One of National Geographic’s ‘unique lodges of the world’, Sabi Sabi, on the edge of Greater Kruger National Park in South Africa, offers a premium safari experience with its wildlife drives and bush walks. The property also stands out for… Read More

SALA’S CAMP

Blessed with unspoilt views of the Serengeti National Park, Sala’s is one of the fi rst camps in the Masai Mara game reserve to witness the legendary wildebeest migration from June to September every year. Combining comfort and tradition, Sala’s… Read More

SASAAB

This tented hillside lodge deep in the Westgate Community Conservancy emphasises Africa’s vastness with its blend of Swahili and Moroccan infl uences. Nine spacious thatched and canvas suites offer private verandas and plunge pools with views across the Laikipia Plateau… Read More

SERRA CAFEMA

One of the most remote camps in southern Africa, Serra Cafema lies to Namibia’s extreme north-west, on the banks of the Kunene River in Hartmann’s Valley. An ‘intimate, peaceful’ camp inspired by local Himba tribes (the camp promises ‘the most… Read More

SEVEN STARS

Described as ‘a very special creation’ by operator JR Kyushu’s international sales correspondent Simon Metcalfe, Seven Stars is the first luxury sleeper train in Japan, a fusion of Japanese and Western design. It was created by Koji Karaike and designer… Read More

SHONGOLOLO EXPRESS

Run by Pretoria’s luxury train operators, Rovos Rail, Shongololo Express is your go-to for rail adventures in South Africa. A signature trip is its 15-day journey from Pretoria to Cape Town, which offers both golfing and non-golfing itineraries. Shongololo aims… Read More

SINGITA

Built on family-owned land in what is now known as the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Singita (Shangaan for ‘place of miracles’) started in 1993 with Singita Ebony Lodge. Its goal: ‘to share a unique part of the world while maintaining… Read More

SOLIO LODGE

Nestled between the towering slopes of Mount Kenya and the Aberdare Mountains, this opulent lodge opened in 2010. It remains the sole guest accommodation on the Solio Game Reserve, and is home to Kenya’s most successful private rhino-breeding project (it’s… Read More

ST. REGIS ASTANA

The St. Regis Astana exemplifies extraordinary hospitality combined with unsurpassed sophistication, introducing a new level of luxury and glamour to Kazakhstan at the most prestigious address of Astana. Ideally located inside Astana’s Central Park, The St. Regis Astana offers a… Read More

ST. REGIS MARDAVALL MALLORCA RESORT

Just ten minutes’ drive from downtown Palma, the St. Regis Mardavall Mallorca Resort is enchantingly situated between the scenic cliffs of the Tramuntana Mountains and the yacht harbor of Puerto Portals, on the southwest coast of the Balearic Island. Combining… Read More

ST. REGIS VOMMULI

One of the most luxurious hotels in the Maldives, on the distant private island of Vommuli, this is the perfect hideaway for city jet- setters visiting this part of the Indian Ocean. St. Regis’s Vommuli is a clever combination of… Read More

STEPPES TRAVEL

Privately owned by entrepreneur Nick Laing, Steppes offers nearly 30 years of experience, an ethical approach to travel, and the chance to be the hero in your own action-packed adventure.Besides arranging thrilling, tailor-made trips to ‘wonderfully wild destinations’ across South-East… Read More

TAJ EXOTICA RESORT & SPA

Spread across the Emboodhu Finolhu Island in one of Maldives’ largest lagoons lies Taj Exotica Resort and Spa, a ‘postcard-perfect’ collection of 64 seaview villas. The company describes one of its award-winning suites as ‘the most beautiful place on earth’…. Read More

TCS WORLD TRAVEL

‘One of the unique things about TCS World Travel is that we’re the only company in the world that only specialises in operating private jet tours,’ says president Shelley Cline. TCS operates around-the-world luxury jet tours taking clients to the… Read More

THE ADDRESS MONTGOMERIE

Colin Montgomerie teamed up with Dennis Muirhead to produce this quirky but demanding layout. A short drive from the urban centre of Dubai, The Address is in the Emirates Hills area, close to The Palm Jumeirah, the famous palm tree-shaped… Read More

THE AMERICAN CLUB AT KOHLER STRAITS

You can be sure that many of the game’s leading lights will fl ock to the American Club over the next few years. They’ll have to, if they want to reconnoitre the course where the 2020 Ryder Cup will be… Read More

THE CARLYLE

Now owned by the Rosewood, the Carlyle epitomises chic and understated luxury. Situated on Madison Avenue — just a block from Central Park, and the great museums — guests can enjoy all that uptown NYC has to offer. Its iconic… Read More

THE CHATWAL

‘If you can make it here, you can make it anywhere,’ as Frank Sinatra put it. The Big Apple is certainly not short of hotels, but there’s one in particular which has got people talking in the last year. Located… Read More

THE CHEDI LUšTICA BAY

The GHM’s second European hotel, The Chedi Luštica Bay is due to open in July 2018. Set along the ‘natural pearl’ that is the Luštica peninsula, it is perfectly positioned between pristine coastline and mountains where ‘clear air, clean emerald… Read More

THE CHEDI MUSCAT

Oman’s first contemporary hotel, The Chedi Muscat first opened its doors in 2003, offering luxury travellers a discerning new choice in the capital. Blessed with magnificent views of the Hajar mountains, the Gulf of Oman and pristine landscaped gardens, it… Read More

THE GRAND

If it’s risk and reward you’re after, this hotel, which has both a casino and a Greg Norman-designed course on site, is as close to a sure thing as you’re likely to get. Opened in 2010, the course has played… Read More

THE INN AT ENGLISH HARBOUR

Although Antigua was hit by Hurricane Irma last summer, the island has recovered well, and the Inn at English Harbour reopened for peak season at the end of October. Owned by the Addari family since the 1980s, this charming boutique… Read More

THE INN AT LITTLE WASHINGTON

The tiny Virginia village of Washington — population 130 — that predates its giant namesake 70 miles away has been home to one of America’s most treasured rural retreats, and a centre of gastronomic pilgrimage for four decades. Not so… Read More

THE LODGE AT FELINE FIELDS

Set on the edge of woodland in the Kalahari savannah of central Botswana, The Lodge is the fulfi lment of a lifelong dream for founders Marjan Blom and Raphael Real del Sarte. ‘An inviting oasis where indulgently comfortable interiors integrate… Read More

THE OBEROI

Mauritius is renowned for being home to some of the world’s very best hotels, but the Oberoi stands head and shoulders above the rest. Surrounded by 20 acres of lush subtropical gardens, it is situated on the shores of Turtle… Read More

THE OBEROI

Mauritius is renowned for being home to some of the world’s very best hotels, but the Oberoi stands head and shoulders above the rest. Surrounded by 20 acres of lush subtropical gardens, it is situated on the shores of Turtle… Read More

TITILAKA

For those eager to explore the remnants of Inca culture on Lake Titicaca, there can be pitfalls. A place of snowcapped peaks and shimmering waters, it is one of the few places where traditional Inca life happens day-to-day. Finding a… Read More

TRAIN SUITE SHIKI-SHIMA

A journey through eastern Japan aboard the Train Suite Shiki-Shama promises to showcase the ‘depth and complexity’ of the nation’s seasons and culture. The five-star experience begins at Tokyo station, where guests will receive a red carpet welcome. It’s pleasure… Read More

TRIP FEAST

Trip Feast arranges tailor-made private and small-group tours ‘with a culinary twist’ for those wanting to sample street food or cook and dine with locals in their homes, shop in local markets for ingredients and learn authentic recipes from experts… Read More

TSARS GOLD

‘One of the most comfortable ways to travel the Trans-Siberian’, the Tsars Gold private train is recommended as ‘the trip of a lifetime’ across Russia, Mongolia and China. The train departs from Moscow to Beijing or vice versa. Stops along… Read More

VELAA PRIVATE ISLAND

Velaa’s offers a uniquely private retreat to HNWs in the Maldives, which takes hospitality to a level ‘beyond luxury’. The island and resort are both owned by Jiri Smejc, who was captivated by the location during holidays and business trips… Read More

VELOCITY BLACK

Combining technology with a global team of experts, members concierge club Velocity Black operates a concierge app ‘to bring you a unique lifestyle enhancer for the digital age’ no matter where you are in the world. The app allows HNW… Read More

VENICE-SIMPLON ORIENT EXPRESS

Belmond’s signature pan-European journey, aboard the most storied set of carriages in the world, takes guests back in time. The train, with polished wood and antique fixtures, ‘epitomises the glamour and elegance of the Golden Age of travel’. The Venice-Simplon… Read More

VICEROY L’ERMITAGE

There are lots of hotels to choose from if you’re staying in Hollywood, but it could be argued that only one provides the right slice of stateliness alongside a true spirit of sophistication: that’s the Viceroy L’Ermitage in Beverly Hills,… Read More

VINTAGE RIDES

Vintage Rides has been designing offbeat itineraries for ‘unforgettable motorbiking experience[s]’ around Asia since 2006, when co-founders Alexandre Zurcher and Alexandre le Beuan decided to combine their passion for India and their love of the ‘ruggedly charming’ Royal Enfield motorcycle,… Read More

VOLCANO ADVENTURES

For a personal service, Volcano Adventures focuses on custom, small-size tours of active volcanoes in Italy, Greece, Iceland, Indonesia and other countries. Popular destinations include Etna in Sicily, Krakatau in Indonesia and Ambrym in Vanuatu. Specialist guides in each case… Read More

VOLCANO AIR TOURS

Based on the Hawaiian island of Maui, Volcano Air Tours is a fixed-wing air-tour company that has flown scenic air tours over Volcanoes National Park since 1993. Pilots take you on two-hour tours over Maui and the Big Island, which… Read More

VOLCANO TOURS

Volcano Tours offers luxury jeep tours to a range of near-fantastical locations in Iceland. The Blue Lagoon, a spa with warm, geothermal underground silica-rich seawater, is the most popular destination. The spa is part of the Volcanic Gardens, which comprise… Read More

WA ALE ISLAND RESORT

Myanmar’s most untouched archipelago, Myeik’s cluster of 800 islands, is receiving a luxury makeover in March 2018. The eco chic Wa Ale Island Resort will offer HNW visitors a view of the region which has been ‘virtually inaccessible’ to tourists… Read More

ZERO ZERO ONE TRAVEL

Promising an elite travel experience, Zero Zero One Travel provides clients with a ‘black card style’ concierge service during their holidays. The concierge team can assist with last minute requests to ensure holidays are fi nely tuned for every discerning… Read More

ZURICH PRIVATE CLIENTS

With many luxury travellers increasingly going on off-the-beaten track adventures, Zurich recognises medical cover is a top priority for HNWs and UHNWs. Clients receive highly responsive, round-the-clock emergency medical assistance and treatment at the most appropriate local facilities or repatriation… Read More