Stories written by Adam Lague
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Tropical Dream Villa in Punta Cana
Homes Travel

You’ll Never Face Boredom In These Activity-Filled Dominican Republic Luxury Villas

Finding an unexplored vacation destination can be difficult when you’ve spent time in all seven continents like Laurent Fort, a senior manager at Luxury Retreats, has already done. To date, he’s lived in seven different major cities: Bordeaux, London, Miami, San Francisco, Paris, Toronto, and currently, Montreal. This spring, Fort added a new city to […]

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Stan's gang at El Cano villa in Marbella
Homes Travel

One Travel Pro’s Rules For Making The Most Of Any Trip

Luxury Retreats market manager Stanislas Helou has traveled all over the world, often bouncing between Geneva, Cannes, New York, Crete, London, and Barcelona. His personal travel motto? Live as the locals do, especially when it comes to food and drink. “I can be happy with a €5 tapas dish from a street vendor in the […]

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Beach at Casa Del Agua
Homes Travel

Two Luxury Retreats Travel Experts Take On The Riviera Maya

The 80-mile coastal slice of Mexico from Tulum to the Punta Allen peninsula is known as the Riviera Maya—and within the last 15 years, it’s become one of the country’s top luxury travel destinations. Now filled with fine dining, high-end entertainment, and extravagant hotel and villa rentals, many of its cities still retain a small-town charm […]

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View of Beaver Creek from Silver Mine villa
Homes Travel

A Ski Town in Summer: Spotlight on Beaver Creek

There’s an old saying about Colorado’s Vail Valley, a region that includes Vail, Beaver Creek, Avon, and more: “You come for the winters, but stay for the summers.” And anyone who’s summered in Beaver Creek can vouch that its “off-season” is still very much on. From outstanding dining to world-class golf within breathtaking surroundings, who’s even thinking […]

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Winter sunset in Lake Tahoe
People

Lake Tahoe’s Diehard Surfers

While thousands flock to the Tahoe region ski resorts when a storm promises fresh powder, a smaller group of thrill-seekers head to a place where no one’s queued up at the lift: the shoreline of Lake Tahoe. In certain conditions—mainly frigid, blustery, snowy ones—this freshwater basin is transformed with powerful wind-driven swells irresistible to surfers. […]

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By the pool at Villa Tjitrap in Bali
Homes Travel

Indonesia: A Travel Diary

Diana Soler is a Market Manager with Luxury Retreats and an expert in high-end travel, having been to 12 countries and visited more than 20 luxury villas around the world. Traveling with her husband and another couple, she recently took her first trip to Indonesia, soaking in Bali & Lombok’s culture, food, and top-notch service. […]

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Food People

My 9 to 5: Event Manager Emma Dubois

From casual Caribbean beachside dinners to corporate fine dining and event services, Fabulous Feasts’ Emma Dubois does it all. When she’s not planning and executing these lavish gourmet catering events on the luxurious island of St. Martin, she’s playing with her kids, competing on the tennis court, or traveling the world. Here’s her account of […]