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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.

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Explore West Sussex

To mark the release of new film, Mary Queen of Scots, on 18th January 2019, Mulberry Cottages has shared four properties perfect for exploring Cowdray Ruins – where a scene from the film was shot.

Mary Queen of Scots is based on the 2004 biography, My Heart is My Own: The Life of Mary Queen of Scots by Professor John Guy. The cast and crew of the 2019 film, starring Margot Robbie, Saoirse Ronan and David Tennant, were spotted filming at Cowdray Ruins in Midhurst, West Sussex, where Mulberry Cottages has a choice of properties ideally located for visiting the ruins.

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Christmas Isn’t Over Yet at The 5* Chedi Luštica Bay

This year, The Chedi Luštica Bay is celebrating its first winter season from December through to February with Christmas festivities and traditions of Montenegro.

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Luxury Travel: How Rich People Travel the World

In the era of AirBnB and budget flights to pretty much anywhere on Earth, it has never been easier for an ordinary person to feel like a millionaire, at least for a few days. Even rooms at some of Europe’s most luxurious hotels are now affordable to anyone on an average salary.

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Five Quirky Hotels So You Can Holiday In Style

In today’s hotel market, it’s important to stand out, but with so many establishments now desperate to be different it can be hard to tell the genuinely unique and venues simply trying to entice guests with a quirk. As such, Staff Writer Hannah Stevenson gives us the low-down on five truly unforgettable experiences you can enjoy around the world so that you can have… Read More

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Five Tips On How To Travel The World With Only Hand Luggage (And Still Look Fabulous)

LUXlife Staff Writer Hannah Stevenson has travelled the world with just a 25-litre backpack, and still managed to impress CEOs, Business Leaders and fellow journalists alike with her outfits. She explains how she does it and why it has made her life so much easier.  Having travelled across the globe on press trips, holidays and exercises to free myself of wanderlust, over the years… Read More

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Twixmas Breaks with Mulberry Cottages

Taking a break between Christmas and New Year – the time also known as Twixmas – has become a popular option to make the most of annual leave, continue the celebrations, and to have a well-deserved break following the hectic Christmas period. For the ultimate Twixmas staycation, leading boutique holiday lettings agency Mulberry Cottages has shared four properties with availability during Twixmas so that… Read More

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A Perfect Getaway to the Beautiful English Countryside

A traditional British pub located in Highclere, the Yew Tree Inn offers eight cosy, cottagestyle rooms for guests to rest in, in the heart of the English countryside. Recently, LUX Life were welcomed into the humble inn where we discovered more about the charming décor, tried the delicious food and soaked up the idyllic location.

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The Dundas Arms, A Hidden Gem

Situated ideally between the River Kennet and the Kennet and Avon Canal in the charming town of Kintbury, The Dundas Arms 18th-century Grade II listed inn is an idyllic place to enjoy a pint or glass of wine by the river. Following our recent trip to the quaint inn, we reflect on our time at The Dundas Arms, revealing the hidden gems of the picturesque escape.

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A Vision for Providing a New Genre of Wellness Destinations

Fivelements is an award-winning eco-conscious wellness lifestyle company deeply rooted in the ancient traditions of Bali with a peaceful retreat that embraces authentic Balinese Healing, Living Foods and Sacred Arts. Next year, Fivelements will launch its first standalone Yoga & Sacred Arts city destination at Times Square in Hong Kong.

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Luxurious Accommodation

The 4-star Accra City Hotel is managed by his General Manager, Roman Krabel and threw its doors open to the public for the very first time in September 1988. Recently, we caught up with Roman to discover more about the fine establishment.

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2019 Best of the Wedding Industry awards

Now in its second year, the 2019 Best of the Wedding Industry programme has been designed to recognise the businesses and individuals who go above and beyond to make every wedding day special – those who help make the journey from engagement to becoming a married couple as perfect as possible.
Worth billions, the wedding industry is a vibrant and eclectic space encompassing everyone from wedding planners and decorators through to tailors, hotels, photographers and everything in between. With couples constantly looking for new and creative ways to share their special day, the market has become incredibly diverse.

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Relax, Rejuvenate and Restore

Nandini Bali Jungle Resort & Spa is a dreamy destination located on the slopes of the Ayung River Valley in Indonesia’s most famously tranquil region. Recently, the establishment received the Award for Excellence in: Luxury Accommodation – Indonesia by LUXlife. On the back of this recognition, we profiled the luxurious retreat to discover more about their serene natural haven.

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Take The Adventure of A Lifetime With Cookson Adventures

Thanks to its vast experience in the ultra-luxury market, Cookson Adventures is pioneering innovative adventure experiences that push the boundaries of travel. Having awarded the firm ‘Most Innovative Luxury Travel Advisory Firm – the UK’ in our prestigious LUX Luxury Lifestyle Awards 2018 we invited their Chief Executive, Adam Sebba, to talk us through the work Cookson undertakes on behalf of its esteemed clientele.

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Soothe, Relax and Rejuvenate

Titanic Spa pride themselves in maintaining and providing first-class spa treatments for everyone. Recently, we caught up with Natalie Hart who revealed to us more about the luxurious treatments and exceptional services to their clients.

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A Hidden Treasure in the Heart of the Adventure Capital

Originally opened in 2007, Onsen Hot Pools Retreat and Day Spa offers a relaxation experience that few establishments can hope to match. Based out of an idyllic, natural location, they were recently named by LUXlife Magazine as ‘New Zealand’s Best Luxury Day Spa Experience’, a title which they are almost singularly deserving. We spoke with Liz Marshallsea, who offered some insight into the spa’s extraordinary offerings.

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Carlos Lamas 365 S.L: Designs Made with Passion

Carlos Lamas 365 S.L is involved in the complete design process of residential buildings, granted licenses to build and follow the total process of construction as supervision/project management. We profiled the firm and spoke to Carlos Lamas who provided us with a detail insight into the award-winning company.

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The Luxury Network

The Luxury Network UK, the private membership club is delighted to announce its fifth birthday. They are celebrating their expertise in amplifying brands and businesses for success, and the achievements of their members.

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A Cornish Masterclass in Hospitality

Stone’s Throw Cottage is a four-star luxury accommodation in the small fishing village of Mevagissey, in Cornwall. In October, the cottage was recognised in LUXlife’s 2018 Global Luxury Hotel & Spa Awards as the ‘Most Outstanding Cottage Accommodation in Cornwall’. On the back of this well deserved achievement, we spoke with Stone’s Throw’s Owner, Franziska Beranek, to find out more about this hidden treasure on the Cornish coast.

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Experience Authentic St. Lucian

Fond Doux Plantation & Resort is a 19th century eco-friendly colonial resort nestled in the heart of St. Lucia, best known for its romantic, intimate, and private cottages. In the years since they opened, Fond Doux has forged a reputation for peerless hospitality paired with stunning archetypal St Lucian vistas. Eager to find out more, we spoke with Fond Doux’s co-owner and Manager, Eroline Lamontagne, who offered a behind-the-scenes look at this must-visit resort.

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The Private Jet v The Chartered Yacht

Most people have the same assumptions when it comes to luxury travel. Of course, it’s easy to assume that all expensive voyages will be identical in quality. However, not all high-end travel experiences are the same.

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How to Explore Canada’s Stunning Natural Landscape with Luxury

One thing is for sure: Canada has something for everyone. Whether you are looking for brimming urban nightlife or craving to go hiking in stunning natural surroundings, the Great White North can cater to every taste – and it sure offers some great lush options for those of us who love to explore nature with luxury.

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Laura Ashley The Tea Room opens at The Chace Hotel, Coventry

Following the success of Laura Ashley The Tea Room in Solihull and Burnham, the company has today announced the opening of Laura Ashley The Tea Room at The Chace Hotel, Coventry.

Are These Luxury Ski Resorts the Best in the World?

With every passing World Ski Awards, it becomes clearer that Europe is the place to visit if you’re looking for some great slopes and cute chalets.

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Where to head for a luxury winter break

We’ve been absolutely blessed with summer weather this year in Britain, haven’t we? However, all good things come to an end and the miserable winter months are upon us.

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Mulberry Cottages Property for with Room for 50 People!

Mulberry Cottages Property for with Room for 50 People! Mulberry Cottages property North Cadbury Court has 25 bedrooms and can host up to 50 guests. The pet friendly property is located in North Cadbury, Somerset and dates back over 700 years to medieval times. North Cadbury Court has a lot to offer including its own ballroom (for up to 150 guests), snooker room, 5… Read More

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The best new London restaurants of 2018 so far…

Discover which openings should be on your radar in London according to the dining experts from Ten Lifestyle Group, a leading technology-enabled lifestyle and travel platform.