LA Yoga Magazine, a part of Bliss Network, partners with wellness experts and resorts on a fall and winter yoga retreat series. Led by wellness professionals, the retreats focus on breath work, yoga, meditation and other wellness techniques.
Held Sept. 29–Oct. 2, the retreat teaches participants practices to replace toxic habits with positive ones. The retreat takes place at Palmaia Resort in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. Pricing starts at $2,360 per person.
This retreat is designed to help process the collective trauma of the past two years of the pandemic. Guests focus on rest and how to live with intention. The retreat takes place Oct. 14–18 at Palmaia Resort. Pricing starts at $2,495 per person.
The five-day retreat at Palmaia Resort aims to bring guests balance through yoga and healing practices. Held Nov. 17–21, pricing starts at $3,265 per person.
Designed for women, this retreat takes place at Palmaia Resort, Dec. 4–9. Take part in transformative, immersive activities. Pricing starts at $6,770 per person.
For those struggling with purpose, potential and authenticity, consider this retreat. Held at Naia Resort & Spa in Belize, the retreat focuses on accessing energy levels, enhancing communication skills and improving connection in relationships. Taking place Jan. 24–28, pricing starts at $2,770 per person.
Held Feb. 13–18 at Palmaia Resort, this retreat is designed for couples looking to deepen their connection and intimacy. Pricing starts at $6,995 per couple.
For more information about the retreats and to book, visit the website.
The UNESCO World Heritage neighborhood of Balat rivals İstanbul’s Old City for its historic significance, with an added splash of color. Its cobbled hilly streets boast a full rainbow of houses, cafés, restaurants and churches painted in pinks, reds, oranges, yellows, greens and blues — parts even surpassing my native San Francisco’s steep, colorful corridors. The most vibrant stretch of homes, dating anywhere from 50 to 200 years old, runs along Kiremit Caddesi.
From 24-Hour Butler Service to a Sky Pool: Boutique Luxury Awaits at Vista Encantada Spa Resort & Residences in Los Cabos
Set on a seaside bluff overlooking Land’s End in Cabo San Lucas, Vista Encantada Spa Resort & Residences is a Baja paradise specializing in serene vistas and impeccable hospitality, offering a Pacific coast lifestyle with authentic Mexican touches. Guests can now earn a fourth night free at the stunning resort, plus a $100 resort credit, when booking through March 20, for travel through June 15.
It is amazing to be marking the 19th annual GT Tested Reader Survey awards with our December issue. We look forward to hosting a gala evening at The Ritz-Carlton LA Live in Los Angeles on Dec. 6 to present the best the industry has to offer, all selected by you.
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Palm Springs became a destination of legend when Hollywood’s biggest and brightest during cinema’s “Golden Age” turned the desert community into their glamourous backyard. While restaurants and hotels epitomizing definitive Palm Springs luxury open, adapt and change with the times, it says something that one of its hottest restaurants sets up an outpost back in Los Angeles. And that’s exactly what chef Michael Beckman and restaurateur Joe Mourani did on the southern tip of the always-evolving Fairfax District.
Resort guests have never liked them, and now the White House and President Joe Biden plan to target them: resort fees. Whether it’s adding them on to resort amenities, like WiFi or access to the hotel gym, resort fees exist and frustrate many.
United Airlines remains firmly committed toward sustainability in aviation. The latest development in its eco-conscious goals includes working with Oxy Low Carbon Ventures to commercialize the production of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) with biotech firm Cemvita Factory. Cemvita looks to develop a revolutionary new way to produce SAF by using carbon dioxide and synthetic microbes. Additionally, United Airlines Ventures (UAV) recently announced an equity investment in Fulcrum, and United has invested more in SAF production than any other airline in the world.
My husband and I recently traveled to London, England, on vacation, our farthest trip since the pandemic started. We were there for longer than a week and planned to squeeze in as much sightseeing as possible during our stay. Ahead of our trip, we knew we would want to mix in some relaxation, so we booked a couple’s massage at The Lanesborough’s spa halfway into our visit.