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Where to Eat in St Martin

Since 1648, the Caribbean island of St Martin has been the smallest piece of land peacefully shared by two countries: France and the Netherlands. The northern French side (St Martin) is often compared to a picturesque fishing village, with colorful villas and houses dotting the hills above small ports and long stretches of white sand […]

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Good Vibes Only: 5 Wellness Retreats

At Luxury Retreats, we believe every vacation should be the experience of a lifetime. And while we won’t pass up an opportunity to sit poolside with a drink in hand, we’re still committed to our New Year’s resolutions. This year, how about a vacation dedicated to improving yourself? Mind, body, and soul – here are […]

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The High Life: 5 Dazzling Hollywood Homes

Ever wanted to live like a movie star? The first thing you need to play the part is a beautiful mansion. And there’s no better spot for it than high up in the Hollywood Hills, looking over L.A., the city of people trying to make it, and those who really have. You may not be […]

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The Essential Guide to the British Virgin Islands

You could say the British Virgin Islands have a little bit of everything, but you’d be wrong. They have a lot of everything. From winding, scenic trails waiting to be conquered by adventurous types to relaxing beaches where all you need to do is hold on to your rum cocktail, this group of 60 sunny islands […]

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One Day in Dubrovnik

As soon as you land in Dubrovnik’s small airport, you know you’ve arrived somewhere unique. Famous in recent years for its prime role as King’s Landing in HBO’s Game of Thrones, Dubrovnik has a surreal quality that feels like you’ve escaped to another era. Bordering the western wall are sparkling, amethyst waters and sandy coves. To the […]

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The Costa Rica Beach Guide

With its lush tropical landscape picture-perfect beaches, Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast draws travelers of all ages. Whether you’re a surfer, snorkeler or sunset-chaser, these four beautiful stretches of sand will have you reaching for your passport in seconds flat. Playa Avellanas Situated along the so-called ‘Golden Coast’ is Playa Avellanas, a true surfers’ paradise. Its […]

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This May Be the Perfect Family Vacation Home

The ocean views go on forever and the interiors bring out the colors of the Mexican sunset, but Villa Alma is much more than its surroundings. The villa carries Mayan blessings, respects local materials and customs, and reflects the individual and unique talents of Ghislaine Longevial-Taleb’s four adult children. Like many villa owners, Ghislaine first discovered the place […]

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Dining Guide to Breckenridge, Colorado

While less glitzy than famous rivals like Aspen and Deer Valley, Breckenridge is more popular than either – it vies annually with sister resort Vail for the title of the single most visited ski resort in the United States, perennially coming in first or second. There are many good reasons for Breckenridge’s allure and popularity, […]