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Rosewood Mayakoba, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Rosewood - Riviera Maya

Rosewood Mayakoba is the heart of a 1,600-acre exclusive resort located 40 minutes south of Cancun and only 15 minutes north of Playa del Carmen. Leave your concerns behind as you are welcomed into this serene yet luxurious resort enclave situated along a mile-long crescent of white Caribbean sand, dazzling blue sea and a lush emerald jungle. Each of the resort’s secluded 128 all-villa suites, tended to by a personal 24-hour butler, come with a private plunge pool, sundeck and a view of either the stunning Caribbean waters or the crystal clear lagoons bordered by the mangrove jungle and its wildlife.

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Banyan Tree Cabo Marqués, Acapulco, Mexico

Banyan Tree - Acapulco

Perched on the dramatic cliffs of Punta Diamante in Acapulco, overlooking the expansive Pacific Ocean, Banyan Tree Cabo Marqués is a true 5-star paradise. This two year old resort is only 20 minutes away from Alvarez International Airport (ACA) and also close to Acapulco Viejo and the jagged cliffs of La Quebrada, where Acapulco’s famed cliff divers “clavadistas” dive day and night into the sea.

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Banyan Tree Mayakoba, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Banyan Tree - Riviera Maya

Opened in 2009, this 5 star luxury spa resort harmoniously blends modern Asian and Mexican tropical design. Situated in the heart of the Riviera Maya and just 40 minutes drive from Cancun International Airport and ten-minutes away from Playa del Carmen, the Banyan Tree Mayakoba redefines relaxation amid the azure waters and the cool white sand beaches of the Mexican Caribbean.

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Lajitas Resort, Lajitas, Texas

Lajitas

The Ultimate Hideout - If solitude is what you are looking for, this is the place for you. Lajitas is a lonely spec in the barren but beautiful Chihuahuan Desert of West Texas with its pink cactus, careening canyons and towering buttes. Along the south end of the property, the Rio Grande River slithers silently along beckoning the curious to wade across to Mexico, literally a stone’s throw away. Lajitas is far away from everywhere, and according to developer, Steve Smith, it’s supposed to be.

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El Conquistador Resort and Country Club, Puerto Rico

El Conquistador is the definition of an "all inclusive" resort. The El Conquistador Resort and Spa is an array of Spanish style buildings set beautifully on a 300-foot cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. Spread over 500 acres, it offers a plethora of accommodations and activities that make it the ultimate destination resort on this charming island.

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Keystone Resort, Keystone, Colorado

Rising 12,000 feet in the Rockies' Ten Mile Range, the resort boasts 116 trails spread generously over three mountain peaks, 20 chairlifts, (eight are high speed) 1600 lodging units to fit any preference from spacious condos, to private homes to the AAA four diamond Keystone Lodge, 34 restaurants, including the best in stateKeystone Ranch, 30 shops, a five-acre outdoor skating rink, the largest zamboni maintained rink in North America two award winning golf courses, a microbrewery and a health spa. Additionally, Keystone's Conference facilities are the Rockies' largest.

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Copper Mountain Resort, Copper Mountain, Colorado

Copper Mountain Resort

Every skier's dream is a challenging mountain with long runs and short lift lines (with lots of high speed quads) and enough varied terrain for the whole family to enjoy a mountain with little hype and lots of heart, lots of snow, good grooming, good food in clean eateries and at the end of the day, a warm solid meal and maybe a place to hang loose at night. Copper Mountain is, by this definition, a dream come true. - Brigadoon in Summit County.

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Hotel Del Coronado, Coronado, California

Hotel Del Coronado

Situated along 26 oceanfront acres, Hotel del Coronado first opened its doors in 1888. As a National Historic Landmark, The Del, as people have come to call her is an elegant example of Victorian architecture which has become a living legend with visits by celebrities, U.S. presidents and dignitaries from around the world. A recent $55 million restoration included extensive preservation work, an oceanfront lawn, new seaside restaurants, bar, and retail venue.

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The Wyndham Rio Mar, Puerto Rico

Rio Mar

Flanked by large columns, the entrance to the Westin Rio Mar, is both stylish and intimate, welcoming visitors with its warm, elegant architecture. This 694-room charming luxury resort is situated on 500 acres. Opened in 1996, the Rio Mar is a favorite of locals and tourists alike. Located on Puerto Rico's beautiful northeast coast, Rio Mar, is a seven-story contemporary interpretation of an upscale Caribbean manor house with pitched, red-tiled roofs, balconies and terraces in a lushly landscaped setting.

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Vista Verde Ranch, Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Vista Verde

Cowboy heaven is the only way to describe the Vista Verde Guest Ranch. Located in northwestern Colorado on 500 idyllic acres of flat land and rolling hills, the dude ranch, tucked like a jewel in the arms of the Routt National Forest and the Zirkel Wilderness is a slice of Western Paradise that caters to your every need. Owned since 1991 by Suzanne and John Munn, this all inclusive resort offers a vacation to suit every whim and is recognized by the prestigious Conde Nast Recommended Hotels, Inns, and Resorts, magazine.

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Chateau Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada

Chateau Lake Louise

Chateau Lake Louise is located on the shores of turquoise Lake Louise two hours from Calgary by car on scenic TC Highway #1 and ten minutes from Canada's largest ski area. Built in 1890. Chateau Lake Louise is a year round Canadian Pacific Mountain Resort often referred to as " Diamond in the Wilderness". Owned by the Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, the hotel boasts 489 rooms, including 81 suites, many whose accommodations offer unique configurations and amenities reflecting the hotel's history; 26 rooms with private whirlpools and four split-level suites with balconies.

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The Fairmont Jasper Park Alberta, Canada

Jasper Park Lodge

The story of the Jasper Park Lodge embodies the coming of the railway to Jasper National Park and the development of tourism, of entrepreneurs with a vision, of wild animals on the doorstep, of royalty and movie stars, of live handicaps on the golf course and of room service on bicycle. The Lodge had its humble beginnings in 1915 - a few tents on the shores of Lac Beauvert. A few years later, the new Canadian Railways took over the tent camp and opened Jasper Park Lodge in 1922.

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Beaver Run Resort, Breckenridge, Colorado

BEaver Run Resort

Whatever you may need during your stay in Breckenridge, the Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center will provide. Comprised of 5 separate buildings all connected by enclosed walkways, the Resort has over 550 guest rooms. The rooms range from singles to 4 bedroom suites including VIP and corporate suites. Some rooms feature fireplaces, private spa/tubs, kitchen facilities and balconies. The Beaver Run Resort offers extremely convenient ski in/ ski out access to more than 136 ski trails on Breckenridge mountain.

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The Halfmoon Hotel and Resort, Jamaica

Halfmoon Jamaica

This 46 year old paradise is a member of Elegant Resorts International. It is a world class resort, which not only has received the 1999 worlds best award from the readers of Travel and Leisure magazine, the AAA Four Diamond Award, and was named by Conde Nast Traveller as one of the Top 50 Tropical Resorts, but was the first hotel in the Caribbean to be placed in the Green Hotel Hall of Fame, for its incredible efforts in conservation and environmental protection. It takes 700 workers to keep this 400 acre resort in shipshape.

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The Casuarina Beach Club, Barbados

Casuarina Beach Club

Casuarina Beach Club, nestled in St. Lawrence Gap, Barbados is an idyllic resort in a lush and private setting. The 160 room luxury apartment hotel is situated on a 900 foot long strip of white coral sand beach on the south coast of Barbados. The complex is set amidst eight acres of tropical palms, flowering trees, shrubs and large grassy areas. Upon entering the resort, the visitor is immediately captivated by a casual and colorful decor.

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The Spa at Doral, Miami, Florida

The Spa at Doral

Impeccable services, elegant facilities, gracious hospitality characterize the Spa at Doral, a self contained resort within the 650 acre Doral Golf Resort and Spa in Miami, Florida. Recognized on Conde Nast Traveler's Gold List as one of the top ten spas in the world, Doral offers trademark regimens of beauty, fitness, integrated wellness programs and stress management in a setting of European luxury.

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Europe

Villa d'Este, Lago di Como, Italy

Villa d'Este

From the beginning of March until mid-November, Villa d'Este opens its gracious doors to welcome a luminary guest list that includes heads of states, world renown celebrities and visitors who appreciate quietude in a refined setting. Exuding a long tradition of romantic classical elegance, the Villa d'Este, in Cernobbio, is situated in a magnificent park amidst pristinely created floral gardens, terraces, fountains and fortresses, overlooking the blue-green waters of exquisite Lake Como.

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Grand Hotel Terme, Sirmione, Italy

Grand Hotel Terme

Right next door to the castle and the entrance to the town of Sirmione, The Grand Terme is a three story hotel that sits graciously alongside the lake. The wide marble clad halls, warmly hued Venetian plaster walls lead to casually elegant furnished balconied bedrooms with exquisite views. Spa, physical therapy facilities and lakeside swimming pool make this a comprehensive hotel and resort. The Conference Center includes two halls, the Catullo and Virgilio which accommodate 120 people each.

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Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni, Italy

Grand Hotel Serbelloni

Owned by the Bucher Family, the Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni is the only 5-star deluxe hotel in Bellagio and while it boasts a rich and interesting history of almost 125 years, it also continues to meet the needs of today¹s visitors. The newly opened Spa of Villa Serbelloni uses only the finest techniques to reduce stress and decrease tension. From the soothing colors of the subtly-decorated rooms to the personnel trained in programs of beauty and massages, one is assured of leaving Bellagio stress-free and relaxed.

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Grosvenor House London, England

Grosvenor House London

Grosvenor House has beautiful hotel rooms done in floral prints, longer-term apartments and a grand ballroom called the Great Room, which began as an ice rink some eight decades ago and recently went through another renovation. It also has two restaurants, two bars, a hair and beauty salon and a variety of other conveniences. Its most pleasurable features, however, are its underground health club and well-stocked upstairs lounge equipped with a computer and free Internet access.

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The Far East

Banyan Tree Ungasan, Bali, Indonesia

Banyan Tree - Ungasan Bali

Voted onto Conde Nast Traveler’s 2010 Hot List, the Banyan Tree Ungasan boasts one of the best panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. This 72 villa-only resort is situated on the high cliffs of the Bukit Peninsula, near the Uluwatu Temple. Only 35 minutes from Ngurah Rai International Airport, the Banyan Tree Ungasan envelops you in the charm and beauty that is Bali.

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The Hotel Inter-Continental, Hong Kong

The Hotel Inter-Continental, Hong Kong

A grand hotel on the Kowloon waterfront overlooking Victoria Harbor and Hong Kong Island, the building features glass walls with peerless views of the skyline and busy harbor. For both the business and pleasure traveler, the hotel effortlessly blends ancient cultural traditions, modern architecture and superior service, including airport limousine pick-up. Two vintage gold Rolls-Royces flank the entrance to the dazzling Hotel Inter-continental (formerly The Hong Kong Regent), welcoming the traveler to sublime elegance, service, and serenity.

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Grand Hyatt Bali, Indonesia

Like the fabled Balinese water palaces of old, Grand Hyatt Bali is a cluster of four ethnic villages set amidst an inter-linking system of cascading waterfalls, landscaped gardens and lagoons that meander through 40 acres of lush tropical gardens in Nusa Dua. The resort has 750 of the most charming guest rooms, appointed with rich wood and natural fabrics.

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