Two new The Ritz-Carlton properties will debut in early 2021. The Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley opens in the first quarter. The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands is set to open during the second quarter.
Located minutes from downtown Scottsdale, Arizona, The Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley is situated on 20 acres. The new-build property features 215 guestrooms and a 16,000-square-foot spa, all with views of nearby Camelback Mountain. To prepare for its opening, the property pivoted during construction to incorporate new safety features. A Plasma Air was installed in each guestroom and common space to reduce airborne viruses and bacteria. Also opening in 2021 is The Palmeraie, a $2 billion shopping and dining destination. The Palmeraie will feature more than 60 luxury boutiques and 12 restaurants, with The Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley at its center.
The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands will be the first property for the Ritz-Carlton brand to open in the region. The Fair Islands is an archipelago, with three other luxury properties and the Fari Marina, a bustling tourist destination with boutiques, restaurants and a beach club. Villas at the property will range from one to three bedrooms. In addition to the Ritz’s legendary service, guests can take advantage of the resort’s dining venues, signature spa, fitness center and recreational facilities.
Glamping is made more inclusive and effortless than ever at AutoCamp Joshua Tree, 38 miles outside of Palm Springs and a three-hour drive from Los Angeles. The design and layout of this multitasking camp — which can accommodate family groups and corporate retreats as readily as couples — puts guests front and center amidst the natural wonders and phenomena of the Coachella desert, even while providing creature comforts found at better hotels and practical features like well-appointed kitchenettes with basic cookware, towels and linens, and a fire pit with a grill.
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.
Sonesta Hotels teamed up with Best Friends Animal Society to support the society’s mission to end homelessness for animals. To celebrate the collaboration, Sonesta Select properties will serve a complimentary, pet-inspired mocktail to guests. These hotels also offer opportunities for guests and team members to donate to help save the lives of dogs, cats and other animals.
Costa Rica prepares to welcome its first Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts property, slated to open in 2025. Waldorf Astoria Guanacaste will boast 190 guestrooms, as well as 25 Waldorf Astoria-branded residences, all offering sweeping views overlooking the ocean. A presidential suite will also grace the property.
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West Coast travelers can now enjoy easier, more efficient access to the Cayman Islands thanks to a new airlift option via Cayman Airways Ltd. As of Nov. 6, Cayman Airways operates nonstop service from Los Angeles International Airport to Owen Roberts International Airport in Grand Cayman at an introductory fare of $399.
I sat in spellbound reverence, fixed to my rickety wooden chair in a Peruvian Amazon rain forest village. A local shaman welcomed our small group from the riverboat Zephyr to teach us about medicinal plants from the jungle. Then, blowing tobacco smoke from his cupped hands, he framed my body with a smoke shield as he blew it around my face and over my shoulders, all the while chanting his blessing from the forest.
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