Casa de Campo resort set the benchmark for luxury travel in the Dominican Republic in the early 1970’s. It continues to elevate the standard - recent developments include a glass pavilion lobby, a new swimming pool complex, and a Le Cirque – backed Beach Club. Pristine guestrooms overlook gardens and one of the resort’s driving ranges to provide a natural base for golfers to play the three renowned Pete Dye-designed courses. The most famous of which, the “Teeth of the Dog,” is considered the best in the Caribbean. Casa de Campo is a 7,000-acre resort with new hotel rooms and villas, a variety of restaurants, Cygalle Healing Spa, chic boutiques, private beaches, worldclass sports facilities, marina and the Altos de Chavon village –with museums, restaurants, an amphitheatre and church.
South Africa’s magnificent Garden Route stretches along the country's south western coastline and enjoys the world's second-mildest climate. Fancourt is located across 613 hectares of this natural paradise, in close proximity to the Outeniqua mountain range and the warm Indian Ocean. As Africa's leading golf resort, the property boasts three Gary Player-designed championship courses, including the world renowned Fancourt Links. The estate recently converted its national monument, the Manor House, into a luxurious boutique hotel. Fancourt has a holistic spa, four restaurants and many indoor and outdoor leisure facilities on-site. Retail options include an exclusive women’s boutique, jewelry store, real estate office and two pro shops.
Fisher Island Hotel & Resort, located within the luxurious, private residential island community of Fisher Island, offers guests the ultimate exclusive vacation. Accessible only by auto-ferry or yacht, the 216-acre resort features a private beach and beach club, nine-hole professional golf course, world class tennis center, marina, seven dining options, 4,000 square-feet of meetings space and a full-service spa. Complimentary golf carts are provided to guests for island transportation, as well as in-room Wi-Fi high speed Internet service and a 24-hour dedicated concierge.
For many travelers, exploring Vietnam involves the north-to-south circuit between Hanoi, Hue and Ho Chi Min City; but those in the know stop at the enchanting Nam Hai resort. Located close to the ancient trading port city of Hoi An, the resort has re-invigorated Vietnam’s luxury hotel scene. French architect Reda Amalou created a contemporary, design-focused aesthetic, while Indonesian designer Jaya Ibrahim infused interiors with an abundance of dark wood furniture, slate floors and sleek amenities. Outside, three symmetrical swimming pools cascade down the manicured lawns to Ha My Beach, a stretch of white sand looking across the South China Sea. The setting, service and cuisine have transformed The Nam Hai, and by extension Hoi An, into a Vietnam-must in its own right.