By Paul Johnson on Feb 15, 2019 in Accommodation, Europe, Family Travel, Going Out, Leisure Travel, Real Estate, Regions, Restaurants, Spas & Pampering, Speciality Travel, United Kingdom, Vacation Rentals, Western Europe Luxury bespoke homes on a private Somerset estate form a new development which offers the perfect lifestyle and getaway among an ancient landscape. Set around an idyllic mineral lake with man-made beaches, you’d be forgiven for thinking this quiet, woodland setting was miles from anywhere. Yet Cookswood is only 90 minutes from London Heathrow and 30 minutes from Bristol airport. Customers can purchase their dream holiday home on the 250-acre estate by first choosing a plot of land, and then one of a range of house designs. Let your imagination run wild by working with Cookswood’s professional design team who can set up the home to meet your own unique tastes, creating your own interior. Add luxurious aspects like a basement, outdoor pool, hot tub or … [Read more...] about Your own UK luxury holiday home on a stunning, private estate
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HOME » Luxury Airlines & Cruises Tours, Luxury Hotels » Luxury Cruises » A Luxury Cruise Experience with Seabourn Cruises Luxury cruises are an incredible way to explore the world while indulging in the finer things in life. There are certain things I look for in a perfect cruise experience, this includes exceptional service, live entertainment, comfortable rooms and tantalizing restaurants. Seabourn Cruises offers all of this and so much more. With over three decades of cruising under their belt, you can be sure that you are in good hands. Their fleet consists of five, all-suite ships that each carry between 460 and 600 guests to the world’s most desirable destinations. From the Eternal City of Rome to the beautiful coastlines of South Africa, the variety is really impressive. For me, travel and food go hand in hand. Having a great food experience while abroad is something you definitely take home with you. One of the reasons I love Seabourn is because … [Read more...] about A Luxury Cruise Experience with Seabourn Cruises
If you’re taking a trip for two to the Galapagos Islands of Ecuador, it makes sense to book a cabin on a ship you’ll share with former strangers. But what if you are planning a multi-generational family trip, a business incentive trip, or a small company outing to celebrate your success? Then it could make sense to charter a luxury yacht so you can take over the whole vessel. Galapagos yacht charter. Andando Tours of Ecuador, for instance, books groups on the M/Y Passion to go wildlife exploring above and below the water. The Passion was a luxury yacht that was originally built for an Italian family. Federico Angermeyer–or “Fiddi”–is the CEO of Andando Tours, someone I interviewed when I visited Ecuador the first time and explored on one of his converted sailing ships. His idea was to refurbish this yacht without losing that family yacht touch so the passengers could feel like they are in a home away from home. It features ample spaces and different … [Read more...] about Would a Galapagos Yacht Charter Make Sense for Your Group?
As the year draws to a close, Luxury Travel Advisor looks ahead to 2019 and beyond for the hottest trends in luxury cruising. Based on feedback from luxury travel advisors, the latest research, supplier developments and our own perceptions of the luxury cruise seascape, here are top trends expected for the new year. Premium Cruisers Seek Luxury As consumers age, their lives evolve. As travelers, they don’t necessarily seek the same type of cruise vacation they took in the past. Increasingly, contemporary and premium travelers are “stepping up” to luxury. Some start with a boutique luxury experience, such as those by Azamara Club Cruises, which debuted its third ship, Azamara Pursuit, this year and has a hefty destination focus; Oceania Cruises, known for its culinary excellence, destination-focused itineraries and now-updated Owner’s Suites on Marina and Riviera with design by Ralph Lauren; or Viking Cruises, which introduced its newest vessel, Viking … [Read more...] about The Top Trends in Luxury Cruising for 2019
With more and more holidays becoming adventure and experience orientated we are compiling a series of luxury experiences to help inspire your travel decision; from adrenaline induced super-car road trips in Europe and diamond safari’s in South Africa to luxury yachts around the world. The options are limitless. In this edition of our experience series, we explore luxury family holidays in the Galapagos islands with Visit Galapagos. Read on to find out more. Traveling to the Galapagos islands is quite an adventure, especially If you are traveling with your family. A luxury yacht charter is the perfect way to spend quality time with your family while creating unforgettable moments together. A great option is the WildAid’s Passion Galapagos luxury cruise. The yacht is owned and operated by Andando Tours, its CEO Fiddi Angermeyer travels the world looking for new ideas and ways to improve accommodations and service. Fiddi, was born in the Galapagos islands from one of … [Read more...] about Luxury Travel in Galapagos: How to Enjoy it with a Family –