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Belgrade Waterfront Launches A New Selection of Apartments at The Residences at The St. Regis Belgrade

Located at the Best Address, Kula Belgrade, Serbia’s Tallest Building Belgrade Waterfront is delighted to announce the sales launch of a new selection of 32 homes in the The Residences at The St. Regis Belgrade. Located in Kula Belgrade, the city’s new landmark and the tallest building in the country, the exclusive apartments will be the brand’s first residential venture in Europe, with the… Read More

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Japan’s Unmissable Luxury Experiences

In the lead up to Japan hosting the Rugby World Cup this Autumn and the 2020 Summer Olympics, Alison Brinkworth, writing for LUXlife, highlights unmissable experiences the country has to offer.

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Kent Wildlife Stays with Mulberry Cottages

With the much-anticipated film release of Lion King on 19th July 2019, leading holiday lettings agency Mulberry Cottages has shared two properties in Kent where guests can see Simba and Nala in the flesh.  Animal enthusiasts can watch wildlife roam free and let a lion’s roar be their alarm clock at these unique properties. Why not take a walk on the wild side and… Read More

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The Chace Hotel to rebrand as Laura Ashley Hotel The Iliffe, Coventry

The Chace Hotel will rebrand as Laura Ashley Hotel The Iliffe, Coventry, from 29th July 2019, Laura Ashley Hotels has announced today.  The new boutique Laura Ashley Hotel is undergoing a thorough refurbishment which will bring it in line with Laura Ashley brand standards. The elegant new interiors will showcase the Laura Ashley Home range and its exquisite, high-quality inherently British fabrics and furnishings… Read More

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Considering tying the knot abroad? Here’s a list of marriage laws from all over the globe

Your wedding day is supposed to be one of the happiest days of your life. Whether you’re the groom waiting at the alter or the bride walking down the aisle, it’s a moment you’re going to remember for the rest of your life. According to research, the average UK wedding in 2017 cost £15,000, even though 61% of couples made their own favours. Twenty-seven… Read More

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Why the Package Holiday is Making a Comeback

During the 1980’s, package holidays were all the rage, with glossy brochures promoting weeks away in sunny beach locations such as Spain and Portugal. Over the years, package holidays began to decline in popularity with many holiday goers seeking city breaks and ‘DIY’ holidays over the internet. With the shock collapse of various seemingly established online holiday websites, waves of wary consumers are now… Read More

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The Most Beautiful Places to Stay in Wales

Wales has become a hotspot for travellers who want to enjoy and explore the country’s enviably picturesque landscapes, and rich cultural heritage. With the ‘rise of the staycation’, Wales has soon become the next luxury mainstay, as people around the UK and overseas are drawn to its unique atmosphere, warm hospitality, hearty cuisine and exceptional hotels, B&Bs and properties. Below we have chosen to… Read More

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De Vere Cotswold Water Park and Blenheim Palace Partner for a luxury weekend break

Located among the 152 lakes that make up the Cotswold Water Park area, De Vere Cotswold Water Park has partnered with World Heritage Site, Blenheim Palace to create a special weekend break package that includes an overnight stay with breakfast plus a pair of tickets to the world-famous Blenheim Palace.  Blenheim Palace boasts over 300 years of history and is one of Europe’s grandest… Read More

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Explore The Newly Re-Opened Portofino And Its Stunning Natural Park

In the Italian district of Liguria lies Portofino Park, a protected location offering a breath-taking view of the Ligurian coast.

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Top 2019 luxury travel destinations according to Instagram

Instagram has become a main source of inspiration for many things in our lives – wedding, birthdays, fashion and of course, travel. We analysed which destinations had received the most likes, comments and hashtags and then compiled a list of the world’s top travel destinations and calculated how much a nights stay will cost you in each location if staying in an Airbnb. The… Read More

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Celebrate Special Events in True Style with these Luxury Properties

It can often be difficult to decide on a luxury venue that has an almost innate ability to go above and beyond expectations – to offer that all-important magical touch that makes a fantastic event simply unforgettable. Yet, the UK certainly has plenty to offer, with a whole host of unusual and one-of-a-kind properties available for those that only know where to look. Eager… Read More

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De Vere Cotswold Water Park and Cotswold Wildlife Park offer the perfect weekend away this summer

De Vere Cotswold Water Park has teamed up with nearby Cotswold Wildlife Park in Burford, Oxfordshire, to offer a pair of tickets to the park so that animal lovers can take a walk on the wild side this summer.  Guests booking the Cotswold Wildlife Park package will enjoy an overnight stay at De Vere Cotswold Water Park, followed by a delicious breakfast the next… Read More

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An Agrotourist Delight in Ibiza’s Hidden Haven

This summer, Ibiza’s countryside is the perfect location for travellers and holidaymakers looking for yoga and wellness retreats. Can Lluc, an authentic and historic countryside estate that has been transformed into a beautiful boutique property, is an exceptional location for unwinding and re-charging.

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South African Sophistication Meets Untamed Wild for the Perfect Wedding Venue

Blue Mountain Luxury Lodge is a stunning and exclusive 5-star luxury lodge in Mpumalanga, South Africa, near Kruger National Park. Renowned for a dedication to excellence, the lodge was named ‘South Africa’s Most Luxurious Wedding Venue’ in the 2019 Ones to Watch in the Wedding Industry programme. Following this deserved achievement, we took a closer look at this establishment to find out why it… Read More

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LUXlife’s Interview with Travel & Book influencer Lucy Pearson

LUXlife had a chance to sit down and interview Lucy Pearson, who ditched her day job to follow her passion and become an influencer who shares her passion for travelling and books four years ago. Lucy now makes a living sharing news about independent bookstores, new book launches, literary hotels, alongside running literary book workshops through her website The Literary Edit.   She also recently… Read More

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For An Ibiza Weekender Rooted In Wellness, Look No Further

For guests seeking an exceptional Ibiza experience rooted in wellness and wellbeing, look no further than Mikasa, a beautiful boutique hotel with rooms inspired by the four seasons and twelve different moons. Bordered by one of the region’s finest yoga establishments, this is the perfect hotel for a relaxing break in the sun.

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Koh Samui is attracting a surge in new property investment

long-established Samujana remains the pre-eminent, independent, secure estate27 Bespoke and Secluded Villas with an Ocean Vista As the Thai property market continues to power ahead, there has been a surge of property and hotel investment in Koh Samui over the last 18 months. Within the large luxury villa market on the island, the Samujana estate has been a consistent market leader. The pre-eminent, owner-managed… Read More

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Accessible landmarks to visit within the UK…

We’ve put together this guide of the UK’s most accessible family-friendly attractions so that families can enjoy quality time together no matter their levels of mobility alongside Lookers, retailer of motability vehicles.

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Are You Looking for a Guilt-Free Vacation?

As of late, there has been a significant rise in the number of holidaymakers and, in turn, the number of holiday deals and travel options in order to satisfy this burgeoning demand. Encouraging as this development can seem, it is also causing a palpable negative impact on an already fragile environment. Now more than ever, it is crucial that we are aware of our carbon footprint, and what our holidaymaking means for our planet. After all, if not us, then who?

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Art Deco meets Bold Luxury: Lennox Hotel Miami Beach to launch this Summer

Original 1930s Art Deco and Mediterranean Revival property has been restored and transformed into a piece of living history   Boutique hotel offers 119 rooms, restaurant, private beach area, and Mediterranean-style courtyard with swimming pool and poolside bar   Interiors are curated by acclaimed Argentinian interior designer Juan Ciavarella A striking new modern hotel, combining contemporary design with original Art Deco design, is on… Read More

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The World’s Most Luxurious Chalet Interiors

-The incredible snowfall the past year had a very positive The design of ski chalets can often be constrained to the surrounding climate.  – The interiors can be functional – structures for pre-ski preparation and après-ski relaxation – and they can often be lacking in imagination.  – In the recent years there has been incredible snowfall and bookings have increased by 77%. – Chalets… Read More

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The Chace Hotel Coventry to rebrand as a Laura Ashley Hotel

Laura Ashley Hotels today announced it is expanding its portfolio with the addition of The Chace Hotel, in Coventry.  The 66-bedroom hotel is undergoing a major refurbishment to bring it in line with Laura Ashley brand standards. The elegant new interiors will showcase the Laura Ashley Home range and its exquisite, high-quality inherently British fabrics and furnishings throughout.  The Chace Hotel is a stunning… Read More

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New Rocco Forte Hotels across Italy & Shanghai

As spring has sprung is 2019, check out the new Rocco Forte Hotels to vist this year.  Hotel De La Ville, A Rocco Forte Hotel    Rome, Italy   Opening 23rd May 2019 Rocco Forte Hotels’ newest city opening, Hotel De La Ville, will open on 23rd May 2019. Sitting atop of the Spanish Steps, the hotel will be housed within a historic 18th-century Roman palazzo.   The 104 elegant guest rooms… Read More

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The Resort Villa : A Masterclass in Luxury

For the discerning guest looking for the last word in ‘super luxury’ getaways, there’s little better than The Resort Villa in Rayong, Thailand. With its seven exclusive villas and sprawling real estate that accommodates up to 14 guests, it’s no wonder that the property was recognised as Thailand’s Most Recommended All-Inclusive Retreat in LUXlife Magazine’s illustrious 2019 Global Luxury Hotel & Spa Awards programme…. Read More

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In Complete Harmony with Nature: A True Luxury Experience in the Balinese Jungle

Hanging Gardens of Bali is a luxurious destination deep in the heart of thriving Balinese jungle. In January, the hotel was recognised in LUXlife Magazine’s ongoing 2019 Global Luxury Hotel & Spa Awards as the Leading Luxury Jungle Retreat on the island. A frequent appearance on lists of the world’s most beautiful hotels, we were eager to speak to Siswo Susetyo, Hanging Gardens of… Read More

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Your Wedding, Your Way

Photo credit: David West Photography Lovingly crafted and restored by owners Olivia and Ralph Lockey, Northside Farm remains a must-consider destination for couples looking for a rural retreat that is resplendent with charm and character. It’s no surprise then that Northside Farm was recognised in LUXlife Magazine’s 2019 Best of the Wedding Industry programme as the ‘Most Outstanding Countryside Wedding & Events Venue’ in… Read More

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HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY!

Show love and appreciation to a special woman in your life and celebrate this year’s International Woman’s Day at The 5* Chedi Luštica Bay in Montenegro. Pamper her with a spa treatment, surprise her with a romantic four-course dinner at the Asian inspired marina restaurant The Spot, and let her mind and soul surrender to the mesmerising views of the Adriatic Sea for a… Read More

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5 Tips on Buying a Ski Property

With record snowfall this year and last across the Alps, many will be making the most of it and heading off for their annual fix of adrenaline and exercise. For skiers ‘there is no such thing as too much snow!’. For those that want to enjoy the mountains all year round, buying an alpine property can be a great lifestyle and financial investment. And… Read More

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Laura Ashley Hotel The Belsfield

Laura Ashley Hotel The Belsfield is a four-star luxury boutique hotel on the shores of Lake Windermere in the resort town of Bowness-on-Windermere in the Lake District. The hotel sits amidst six acres of landscaped gardens with unrivalled views over England’s largest lake.

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How to Stick to Your Healthy Regime While Travelling

There’s nothing quite like travelling for throwing you out of sync and getting you out of your healthy routine. From over-indulging on the buffets on offer to developing bags under your eyes because you’re not sleeping as well, travelling can really take its toll on your health. So how do you stick to your routine when you’re travelling for work or pleasure?

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Living Well in Austria

Austria, with its majestic mountains, enchanting forests, fresh air and clear thermal springs is an ideal destination for a wellness break. It comes as no surprise, that the demand for wellness holidays has grown steadily over the past few years and, at one stage, contributed 3.7% to Austria’s GDP The desire for a healthy lifestyle has moved on from wellness holidays to an increasing… Read More

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The Perfect Escape in the Heart of the Cotswolds

The Lakes by YOO is a private estate of second family homes and rental residences in the heart of the Cotswolds. In November, the estate was named in the LUX Global Luxury Hotel and Spa Guide as the ‘Most Outstanding Luxury Estate in the UK’. We took the opportunity to speak to John Hitchcox, Co-founder and Chairman at YOO, to get some insight into… Read More

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This Baronial Country House Offers a Taste of Luxury on the Scottish Border

As we prepare to celebrate the start of the new year, LUXLife reflected on the extraordinary establishments we have featured over the last twelve months. One such establishment is Dryburgh Abbey Hotel, a magnificent country house by the River Tweed in the Scottish Borders. Recently, we recognised Dryburgh as the ‘Most Outstanding Country House Hotel in the UK’ in our celebratory 2018 End of… Read More

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Arabian Excellence and World-Class Luxury

Located just a 30-minute drive from Doha’s City Centre, Sealine Beach, a Murwab Resort, is a world-leading example of hospitality and refined taste. In November, the resort was recognised in LUX Life Magazine’s End of Year Feature as the ‘Best Luxury Accommodation’ in the state of Qatar. We spoke with Mr. Nawaf Ali Al-Obaidly, General Manager at Sealine, to find out more about how… Read More

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Great Design That Thinks Outside the Box

The Tabou Agency is a design firm that specialises in creating innovative interiors for exhibition, restaurants, hotels and retail clients. In October, the firm’s Founder, Pascal Permentier, was recognised in LUXlife Magazine’s Leading Designers programme. Naturally, we were eager to speak to Pascal to find out more about his firm’s innovative work and ethos. Great design can be subtle: A masterly blending of a… Read More

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Six Senses Residences Courchevel reaches new heights of luxury

Courchevel 1850 is renowned as the home of some of the world’s finest pistes, as well as for its unrivalled designer shopping and Michelin-starred fine dining. Completing this luxury lifestyle is Six Senses Residences Courchevel, a boutique collection of apartments that raise the bar in six-star mountain living.