From the whimsical headboards in the deluxe king rooms to the cruelty-free vegan bath products to the elegant dining options, the new Versante Hotel is the latest in the Vancouver area’s must-visit boutique lodging. Located just outside of the city in Richmond, Versante is equipped with 100 guestrooms and suites, each featuring river and mountain views.
Room décor varies between five individual themes created by local CHIL Interior Design. Luxury touches in most guestrooms and suites include Dyson Supersonic hair dryers, generously proportioned rainforest showers, freestanding soaker tubs and heated floors in spa-like bathrooms. The 24-hour fitness center is fitted with Peloton bikes and cardio equipment by Life Fitness. Pre- or post-workout, guests can enjoy the serenity of the rooftop terrace and its saltwater pool and hot tub. Guests can also enjoy contactless check-in and check-out and lighting controls that can be operated through the Versante app.
The newly opened 2,275-square-foot Versante Suite features two bedrooms, a full kitchen, dining room, walk-out balcony and original artwork displayed throughout. Along with custom furnishings, the main bedroom boasts a king-sized leather platform bed, chaise lounge and en-suite bath with floor-to-ceiling Calcutta marble, as well as a 100-square-foot walk-in closet with custom millwork.
Book a table at Club Versante’s Bruno and Cask Whisky Vault, where the best of British Columbia’s farm produce and culinary products are the focus. At Cask Whisky Vault, low-key dining is accompanied by one of Canada’s most exciting international whisky collections. The restaurant features a 30-foot bar, robata grill and live entertainment. Intimate dining spaces are augmented by two private dining areas that can accommodate up to 10 guests each.
What happens when three of the six French nationals residing in San Antonio get together? If they happen to be from a long line of proud French gourmands from three different regions of the country, they take what they know and make it something proudly Texan, while still adhering to their separate and collective culinary roots. That’s exactly what happened as a result of those three — Executive Chef Laurent Réa of Strasbourg, Philippe Placé of Chartres, and Jérôme Sérot of Lyon — meeting 20 years ago.
There’s no better time to plan the vacation you’ve been missing. Step aboard with your better half, your friends or the whole family and reconnect, reunite and rejoice with 25 percent off cruise fares for all guests. We’ll also help everyone get there with 25 percent off airfare from 20 major gateways across the country or $100 savings per person on flights from all other gateways when you book your air travel using Flights by Celebrity.*
Often referred to as the “Annexe of Buckingham Palace,” Claridge’s celebrates the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with delicious specialty cocktails and the unveiling of Claridge’s archive for the first time ever. The Queen often visited the property over the years, from hosting a private family dinner to celebrating her ruby wedding anniversary with her late husband.
With Global Wellness Day approaching on June 12, Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows celebrates with a week-long series of programs focused on wellbeing. Running June 5–11, the program will include new wellness experiences, spa treatments, classes and specials centered around promoting physical and mental health.
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.
Windstar Cruises canceled its scheduled cruises in Asia for the fall of 2022 as uncertainty remains in regards to ports reopening in the region. The cancellation affects seven scheduled Windstar Cruises itineraries on Star Breeze. Other itineraries affected include a crossing of the Pacific from Alaska to Japan, two Grand Japan sailings; Island Hopping through Japan; Windstar Crew Hometowns: Philippines and Indonesia; Hidden Indonesia & the Great Barrier Reef; and Edge of the Outback.
As a mom, you’re not allowed to pick favorites. With a growing baby in my belly and a toddler guiding my daily routines, my own favorites often take a back seat as I make the daily choice to swap healthy foods for junk food cravings and toddler tunes for windows-down, volume-up jams. But when I heard my favorite spa was relaunching its facial program, I felt zero guilt — of the mom variety or otherwise — about taking a morning off and booking myself a nice, long, rejuvenating facial at The Spa at Four Seasons Philadelphia at Comcast Center.
Whether you prefer a villa on the beach or an ultra-luxe suite downtown, you’ll find everything you’re looking for in Los Cabos.
Half-timbered houses cluster around old churches with needle- thin spires. Grassy paths lead into thick pine forests. Jagged, sheer-sided mountains frame peaceful Alpine meadows. Welcome to the Dolomites — 18 peaks rising to more than 10,000 feet in the northern Italian Alps — designated a UNESCO World Heritage site.