Exterior view of the new Maybourne, Beverly Hills In the second part of our luxury travel views column from the Spring 2022 issue, LUX’s Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai checks in at The Maybourne,…

Málaga might not be the first place that springs to mind as a luxury destination, but the recent opening of sophisticated boutique hotel Palacio Solecio alongside the first international outpost…

The Royal Champagne is built into south-facing vineyards on the Montagne de Reims In the final part of our luxury travel views series from the Autumn/Winter 2021 issue, LUX’s Editor-in-Chief…

The Splendido with its legendary pool and restaurants, above Portofino. Image courtesy of Belmond/Mattia Aquila In the third part of our luxury travel views column from the Autumn 2021 issue,…

© Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer In the second part of our luxury travel views column from the Autumn 2021 issue, LUX's Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai discovers a new side to Monaco at the…

Over a century after Vincent van Gogh moved to the Provençal city of Arles with the intention of setting up an artists' commune, Maja Hoffmann, Swiss art collector and founder of the city's…

Torrance golf course at the Fairmont St Andrews Located on the east coast of Fife in Scotland, the Fairmont St Andrews is a grand resort hotel with a championship golf course, spa and multiple…

Suite "Antonia" features the building's original high-vaulted stone ceilings Occupying a restored masseria - farmhouse - on a quiet street in the historic town of Lecce, Puglia, La Fiermontina…

A sculpture by Sean Scully at Newlands House Gallery. Photograph by James Houston When it comes to contemporary art, Petworth in West Sussex isn't a destination that immediately springs to mind,…

The El Mirador swimming pool at the Ritz-Carlton, Abama. Photograph by Gary Schmid. Seclusion, service, tropical weather, Michelin-starred dining, multiple pools, golf, gardens and sports: The…

The Park Avenue entrance to Waldorf Astoria New York’s luxury residences, The Towers Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, the luxury hotel and resort brand of Hilton Worldwide, recently…

Dievole is surrounded by the endless green and gold hills of Tuscan legend. Photograph by Marco Badiani The second half of our journey through Tuscany takes us to Dievole, a luxurious wine resort…

Safari in Kenya. Image courtesy of Cottar's Safari Fifth generation family business Cottar's Safaris offers a more meaningful kind of luxury experience. With three camps based in the Masai Mara,…

The Castello Banfi wine resort. Photograph by I. Franchini. Staying at two wine estates at opposite ends of the region, LUX experiences fine wines, history, cuisine and the spiritual tranquillity…

Maslina Resort sits within a former olive grove on the edge of Maslinica bay. Photograph by James Houston Why should I go now? For endless blue skies, crystal clear water, and the slow, seductive…

Photograph by Anne Emmanuelle Thion In the final part of our luxury travel views column from our Summer 2021 issue, LUX editor-in-chief Darius Sanai discovers the subtle grandeur of Domaine Les…

An aerial view of Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa and, to the right, the parkland of the Lichtentaler Allee In the third edition of our four part luxury travel views column from our Summer 2021…

The Dolder Grand hotel with the city of Zurich beyond. Photograph by David Biedert In the second edition of our four part luxury travel views column from our Summer 2021 issue, LUX editor-in-chief…

Inside the new Castiglione wing of the Hôtel Costes. Image by Alex Profit. The legendary celebrity magnet Hôtel Costes in Paris is reopening with 38 spectacular new rooms and suites in a new…

The view from the terrace of the Royal Penthouse suite at the Mandarin Oriental Geneva In the first of our four part luxury travel views column from our Summer 2021 issue, LUX editor-in-chief…

The Heritage Suite Bedroom at Castello Del Nero, Como Group's latest opening in Tuscany Olivier Jolivet has sat at the helm of COMO Group since 2017. He oversees the COMO Hotels and Resorts…

Jonathan Riss has designed a collection of bags exclusively for One&Only Belgium-born designer Jonathan Riss is the founder of JAH AHR, a luxury brand which transforms authenticated vintage…

The lobby of Sofitel Paris Le Faubourg In the final edition of our luxury travel views series, LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai enjoys the Parisian elegance and ease of Sofitel Paris Le…

The Jackie O. Suite at the Villa Kennedy In the third edition of our luxury travel views series, LUX Editor-in-Chief returns to Villa Kennedy, a Rocco Forte hotel in the centre of Frankfurt, to…

La Muña restaurant at La Réserve Eden au Lac Zurich. In the second of our four part luxury travels view column, our editor-in-chief Darius Sanai discovers the elegant alpine charm of La Réserve…

The reception area at The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore In the first of our four part luxury travel views column, our editor-in-chief Darius Sanai recalls the breathtaking views and chic ambience…

Sophie Toh represents several luxury brands, including House of Garrard (pictured above) Sophie Toh began her career in London's luxury PR industry before moving to the United Arab Emirates where…

The Gainsborough Bath Spa occupies two Grade II Listed buildings in the heart of Bath The Gainsborough Bath Spa is located in the heart of the historic city of Bath, but with access to natural…

Sibton Park Manor House in Suffolk is one of the hideaway properties in Fish&Pips' UK portfolio Luxury travel company Fish&Pips began by focusing on alpine holidays before expanding into…

Elsa at Monte-Carlo Beach hotel is the first 100% organic Michelin-starred restaurant, as certified by Ecocert Ahead of the re-opening of Monte-Carlo Beach hotel's Michelin-starred restaurant…

The Lygon Arms in the Cotswolds dates back to 14th century A couple of unspoilt Cotswolds rural idylls from the 14th and 17th centuries, a rare luxury hotel in Champagne with a touch of the…

The view across the Rhine valley from Alsace’s Chateau de Haut-Koenigsbourg to Germany’s Black Forest. LUX takes a journey from Alsace-Lorraine to Lake Constance, through a historic, beautiful,…

Badrutt’s Palace overlooking Lake St Moritz St Moritz is well known as the winter playground of Europe’s rich and aristocratic. But don’t dismiss the resort, and especially its venerable and…

One of the beach suites with a private pool at Alphonse Island Keith Rose-Innes is an environmentalist and globally renowned fly-fisherman. Having first travelled to the Seychelles as a…

The grand exterior and park of the Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa in Baden-Baden Our editor-in-chief reflects on travels to some of the world’s great hotels, old and new, across Europe and…

Masseria Cardinale is one of The Thinking Traveller's larger villas in Sicily, located in the countryside with authentic design features The Thinking Traveller is a villa rental company that offers…

Supported by the Lady Bamford Foundation as a centre for craft and sustainable design, Nila House occupies a 1940s residence in Jaipur restored by Indian architect Bijoy Jain of Studio Mumbai. Image…

Traveljar guests can enjoy unique wildlife experiences such as morning walks with the orphaned elephants in Zambia. Imag by Andrew White Traveljar designs luxurious travel itineraries tailored to…

Ellerman House's art collection features nearly 1,000 works Hotels have long housed art collections, and now many are opening their own gallery spaces alongside art-focused programmes to offer…

Georiga's capital Tbilisi sits amidst the Caucasus mountains, on the border of Europe and Asia. Image by Denis Arslanbekov Why should I book now? Thinking of booking a spring break? There are few…

A monkey runs across the private pool terrace of the Royal 'Burra Sahib' Suite at Sher Bagh. Image by James Houston Why should I go now? Thanks to stricter wildlife policies, India’s…

Hôtel de l'Etrier is located in the sunny Alpine resort of Crans-Montana Why should I go now? While many Swiss resorts suffer from “deep valley” syndrome in midwinter, with the sun hidden by…

Argentina is one of Geoffrey Kent's must-visit destinations for 2020. Image by Jonatan Lewczuk LUX columnist and Abercrombie & Kent founder Geoffrey Kent reveals his hottest destinations for…

Boutique hotel Les Manoir de Portes de Deauville offers a homely kind of luxury in the heart of Normandy Located just two hours from Paris, Deauville has long been a chic weekend destination for…

One of the luxurious five-bedroom residences at Rosewood Half Moon Bay in Antigua Due to open in 2022, Half Moon Bay Antigua is set to offer luxury hotel accommodation and private beach-front…

The Tongsai Bay is an eco-friendly luxury resort on the tropical island of Koh Samui The Tongsai Bay is a family-owned luxury resort on the island of Koh Samui in Thailand. Set amidst acres of…

Stranos Linen specialises bespoke, personalised linens Founded in St. Tropez, Stranos Linen has a reputation for creating luxury bespoke linens. Now based in London's Chelsea, the brand has…

The comfort of the club suites has been improved by the recent introduction of bed linen by the White Company. Image by Nick Morrish/British Airways British Airways has had a hard time from…

Bulgari Resort Dubai is located on the white sandy beaches of Jumeira Bay Why should I go now? Still dreaming of that perfect glass of chilled Puligny-Montrachet at sunset on the beach? Keep your…

Sirena is the newest addition to Oceania Cruises' fleet Luxury cruise brand Oceania Cruises is in the midst of multi-million dollar project, which will see the refurbishment of their six ship…

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. Image by Niclas Dehmel This month, our columnist and Abercrombie & Kent's founder Geoffrey Kent focuses in on Spain's diverse offering of cultural itineraries As…

L'Hotel Marrakech is one of Voyager Club's Hidden Gems in Morocco Sophie Caulcutt is the co-founder of luxury travel and fashion concierge company Voyager Club, which connects travellers with…

The newly opened Fullerton Hotel Sydney, located in the city's historic General Post Office Earlier this month, the opening of the Fullerton Hotel Sydney marked the Singapore-based brand's first…

A&K Philanthropy programmes include the Duuma Wajane Bike Shop in Tanzania, where women repair and resell secondhand bikes to support their community This month, Geoffrey Kent, founder and CEO…

Borgo Pignano sits within a stunning 750-acre estate Why should I go now? Tuscany is always beautiful, but especially so when basking in firey Autumnal hues, the ground scattered with crispy…

“I worked in nature as if it was in the studio. The vineyards seemed to me a very poetical, mysterious and playful environment.” – Marie Benattar Louis Roederer makes what might just be the…

Sanctuary Baines’ Camp, bordering the Moremi Game Reserve and the Okavango Delta, is ideally placed for wildlife watching Nobody wants to go where everyone else has been. Creating a holiday that…

How well do you know your socio-economic and demographic grouping acronyms? Abercrombie & Kent founder and LUX contributor Geoffrey Kent discusses how a new generation of consumers are…

Hotel 1729, a one-bedroom hospitality concept designed by Ruinart x Jonathan Anderson This week, Ruinart opens the doors to a one bedroom luxury hotel concept created in collaboration with fashion…

A gorilla in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Uganda Abercrombie & Kent's Founder and LUX contributor Geoffrey Kent tells us his six top safari destinations from Brazil's…

The entrance to the Moxy Hotel in Chelsea, NYC President of Lightstone Mitchell Hochberg has put his stamp on New York with multiple real-estate developments, including luxury residences 130…

The Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Uganda Expeditions to the remote and barely explored corners of the planet are not for everybody, but with the help of luxury travel company…

St Moritz at night St Moritz, in Switzerland’s Engadin, is an Alpine paradise in winter, with some of Europe’s best hotels for your skiing vacation. But it could be yours all year round with…

The Rosewood Baha Mar's pool There has never been a better time to luxuriate in the Bahamas, as Jenny Southan finds out at the new exclusive luxury resort of Baha Mar in Nassau on New Providence…

The vineyards of Masseto slope down towards the sea from the mountains of Tuscany's Maremma region Masseto, Italy’s most celebrated wine, is made from spectacular vineyards by the Tuscan coast,…

Exterior render of the new One Monte-Carlo residences in Monaco The new One Monte-Carlo development could just be the swankiest place in the world for you to hang out with your money, your trophy…

Blue Palace sprawls up a rugged hillside with spectacular views over the ocean Why should I go now? Most people go to the Greek islands in summer, but springtime is a far more pleasant time to…

The Horizontal Falls in Talbot Bay are regarded as one of the greatest wonders of the natural world. Image courtesy of Abercombie & Kent Fresh from an expedition to the South Pole, Abercrombie…

Studio Piet Boon are the lead designers on Half Moon Bay Antigua, the new and exclusive Caribbean resort Dutch designer Piet Boon's eponymous studio envision every detail of a design from the…

The new flagship Rosewood hotel in Hong Kong Hong Kong's brand-new Rosewood Hotel is a triumph of taste and style, says Darius Sanai It was the party to end all parties in Hong Kong last…

The Swiss alpine village of Andermatt. Image by Laureen Missaire The fairy-tale village of Andermatt is fast becoming one of Switzerland's most desirable destinations with the recent opening of a…

Guests of five-star hotel Aman Le Mélézin can step straight out of the ski room onto the piste Why should I go now? The snow in the French alps this season is sensational; the skiing is…

The beach at the Rosewood Baha Mar Baha Mar is the latest and most prestigious resort to open in the Bahamas. With three leading hotel brands and all the residential lifestyle amenities you could…

An explorer sets out on Day 6 of the recent A&K South Pole expedition. Image courtesy of Abercrombie & Kent At the age of 76, LUX contributor and founder of luxury travel company…

A view across the Engadine valley from Muottas Muragl, above St Mortiz Switzerland’s Engadine region has been the enchanted holiday home of the likes of Friedrich Nietzsche, Gerhard Richter and…

Petra, Jordan. Instagram: @abercrombiekent Increasingly businesses and professionals are using Instagram as a way of promoting their brand, but the app can also function as a modern-day diary. LUX…

The Bürgenstock resort complex sits atop a mountain ridge overlooking Lake Lucerne At the new Bürgenstock resort in Switzerland, medical science meets luxury indulgence. Darius Sanai gets…

Night time skiing on Corvatsch Mountain, St. Mortiz It’s been another winter of fantastic snowfall, and Darius Sanai is dreaming of his favourite location in the Alps, and the vibe at…

The DFDS ferry from Dover to Calais only takes 90 minutes, but with beautiful views, good food, and the comforts of a VIP lounge, you'll wish the journey was longer, says LUX's Editor-in-Chief…

The safari deck at Selati Camp with views across the bush Why should I go now? Whilst the frost is settling over Europe, it's summer in South Africa and the sun is scorching. The Sabi Sand…

Considered the largest waterfall in the world, Victoria Falls lies along the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe Abercrombie & Kent founder and LUX contributor Geoffrey Kent forecasts the…

Grand Hotel Kronenhof in winter with its natural ice rink Winter is here, and the world’s illuminati, glitterati and party-rati are agglomerating in mountain resorts, from Aspen to St Moritz,…

The Rosewood Beijing is one of Grand Luxury's handpicked hotels Grand Luxury is a curated hotel booking site and a concierge service through which clients can arrange exclusive, once-in-a-lifetime…

Whilst the sharing economy has made travelling more convenient and affordable, consumers need to be wary of companies that are cutting corners to get ahead, says Abercrombie and Kent Founder and…

View across the lake of Bellagio dubbed ‘The Pearl of Lake Como' Emma Love discovers a slew of fresh restaurant openings and exciting events attracting a cool new crowd to one of Italy’s…

The entrance to the Corinthia Hotel in Westminster, London Under the leadership of Alfred Pisani, Corinthia Hotels has grown from a single family-owned banquet hall in Malta to a global luxury…

The Fann Mountains in western Tajikistan From jagged-peak mountain ranges to glacial lakes and towering valleys, LUX Editor-at-Large Gauhar Kapparova explores Tajikistan’s incredible landscapes…

A black back mountain gorilla in Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo Abercrombie & Kent's Founder and CEO, and LUX contributor Geoffrey Kent has visited 148 countries,…

The swimming pool at the legendary Villa Giuseppina looks out across Lake Como to its eastern shores, with the Alps of Valtellina beyond Halfway along the western side of Lake Como, in a magical…

The Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme is located in the luxury heart of Paris Why should I go now? Any number of reasons: visiting Fashion Week; dropping by some dealers ahead of next month’s FIAC art…

Perched on top of a mountain, the Bürgenstock Hotel boasts unparalleled views of Lake Lucerne Bürgenstock is the most ambitious resort development in European history, a spectacular complex of…

The entrance to recently opened boutique hotel, Mikasa. Most luxury travellers know that the most beautiful corners of Ibiza are in the North, far away from the strip of infamous clubs, but the…

Geoffrey Kent standing next to a helicopter in Tasmania, Australia. Image courtesy of Abercrombie & Kent Founder and CEO of luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent, and regular LUX…

The grand exterior of Monte-Carlo Bay hotel Why should I go now? Speak to Monaco residents and they may tell you that August isn’t the ideal time to visit their fairytale territory: there are…

Gabon is one of the few countries on this planet that is still relatively untouched by tourism, says Geoffrey Kent, it's also where you can find mountain gorillas In his latest column, Abercrombie…

The Four Seasons Hong Kong towers over the exclusive IFC mall complex in Central, the heart of Hong Kong, and has spectacular views over the water to the Kowloon side of the city Why should I go…

Dramatic architecture by Paris-based architect Didier Poignant has created a spectacular contemporary hotel out of a cognac ageing warehouse A former warehouse in the heart of the town of Cognac is…

Image by Oliver Schwendener After years of exploring the remotest corners of the globe, Geoffrey Kent has perfected the art of being prepared. Here the Abercrombie & Kent Founder reveals his…

The impressive facade of The Royal Crescent Hotel, Bath English country house hotels are wonderful, but it can be a challenge to get to them from the capital; and they can be teeming with families…

The sinuous curves leading up to the St Gotthard pass The St Gotthard, Oberalp and Furka are three of the most spectacular mountain passes in Europe. And the new Holiday Village Andermatt Reuss is…

The Thief boutique hotel sits on the edge of a peninsula known as Tjuvholmen Why should I go now? One of the fastest growing capitals in the world, Oslo is in the midst of some serious…

In Kenya at Sanctuary Olonana, Abercrombie & Kent guests have the opportunity to go on walking safaris and take survival lessons led by Maasai warriors. Image supplied by Abercrombie &…

Wildlife conservation is essential to the tourism industry in Botswana. Image by Cristy Zinn. A holiday is not simply a time for rest and relaxation, it’s also about discovery and education, says…

A decadent Junior Suite at the Saint James Hotel, Paris Paris is by no means a new luxury destination - the international city of love is home to the world's best restaurants, haute couture and the…

The captivating expanse of the Moroccan desert In his latest column for LUX, Geoffrey Kent, founder of leading luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent, discusses the growing interest in luxury…

Model wearing Balenciaga orange coast as buyers inspect a dinner outfit in the background, Paris, 1954. Image by Mark Shaw As the official London Fashion Week hotel, The May Fair has played host to…

The Steigenberger Grandhotel Belvédère, Davos Why should I go there now? The Belvédère is the hotel for top dignitaries at the World Economic Forum in Davos, held on the last week of this…

The Matterhorn, Zermatt. Image by Samuel Zeller It has snowed already in the Alps. Time to book a week at Chalet Banja, our favourite property in Switzerland’s most spectacular resort,…

On board Saffron, Spice Routes' double-storey houseboat. Image by James Houston Beyond Kerala's humid, bustling cities lies a subtropical maze of secret waterways and verdant rice paddies. LUX…

Two of the rescued elephants at the Four Seasons Tented Camp Digital Editor Millie Walton steps into a nostalgic world of romance at the Four Seasons Tented Camp in the Golden Triangle region of…

Russia's grandest hotel: The Four Seasons Moscow Why should I go now? Moscow in summer is vibrant, unexpected. In the warm, dry, continental sun, the city’s streets and parks have a…

Not far from the Victoria Falls, down dusty, winding tracks of thick red Saharan sand, hides one of the world's newest luxury safari camps: &beyond's Matetsi River Lodge. Digital Editor Millie…

The Rovos vintage train at Matjiesfontein. Image by James Houston Journeying through desert, diamond fields and wine lands, South Africa's luxurious vintage train line takes Digital Editor, Millie…

The 70m Galatica Super Nova: Heesen's biggest yacht to date The new CEO of Heesen Yachts, Arthur Brouwer has stepped up to the helm at an exciting time for the luxury brand. Following the launch…

The new luxury beach huts at Cary Arms Digital Editor Millie Walton rediscovers the charming imperfections of the English coastline from the cosy luxury of a cliffside beach hut at five-star…