In This Issue

In the Spring issue of Luxury Travel magazine we take you across six continents with our pick of some of the best luxury hotels, resorts, camps and lodges with 10 rooms or less. We also let you in on exclusive luxury deals in Sri Lanka; take you to Ladakh, Puglia and Armenia and give you a luxury guide to Helsinki. Get a glimpse of life on board two of the world’s most luxurious ocean cruise ships, Seven Seas Explorer and Europa 2; discover Dallas like a local; and explore the ethics of animal encounters on luxury safaris. We also round up three ways to see Iran in luxury; uncover the emerging golf mecca of Oregon; give you an Australian first look inside Belmond Andean Explorer and Cuba’s first true five-star hotel plus we take you to Mexico, Cuba, New York, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Hong Kong, Barcelona, Rome, Berlin, Copenhagen, Melbourne, Sydney, and Jervis Bay. 

Read all about these luxury travel adventures and see more pictures with our travel features below.

 
Helena Bay, New Zealand
We’ve compiled a list of the most luxurious and remote properties around the globe with 10 or less rooms. And what they may lack in size, they more than make up for in style and substance.
Ladakh
Destination // Ladakh

On a luxury journey through Ladakh, in the shadow of the Himalayas, Lucy Jones …

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Destination // Puglia

It's all about "la dolce vita" in Italy's deep south. Belinda Luksic unravels the …

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Destination // Armenia

From the time of the Persian empire to the Soviet era, Armenia's history has been one …

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Destination // Helsinki

Stylish, innovative and effortlessly chic, Scandinavian cities have long been lauded …

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Destination // Helsinki

Grace Smith speaks with Sami Ruotsalainen, Senior Designer for Finnish design brand …

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Destination // Iran

Five of the country's must-visit destinations and three different ways to see them. …

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Regent Seven Seas Explorer
Journey // Cruise Regent Seven Seas

Kelly Allen discovers the beauty in the understated luxuries aboard the new Seven Seas …

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Journey // Cruise Hapag-Lloyd

More akin to a floating art gallery than a cruise ship, Europa 2 is one of the most …

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Journey // True North Adventure Cruises

A leader in adventure cruising, True North celebrates 30 years in 2017. Katie Milton …

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Journey // Cruise news

Seven Seas Mariner unveils 2020 world cruise

Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ …

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Journey // Belmond Andean Explorer

Nick Walton rides the rails in Peru on South America's first luxury overnight train, …

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Golden Eagle Luxury Trains
Journey // Luxury rail news

From new luxury suites to a champagne itinerary through Europe, we round up the latest …

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Journey // Drive Bentley

There’s nothing quite like a luxury car and exclusive hotels to get your imagination …

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Experience // Sydney Seaplanes

With its stunning harbour, postcard-perfect beaches and rocky coastline, Sydney is one …

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Experience // Walk Tasmania

Tasmania turns it on when it comes to wide open spaces and world-class walking trails …

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Experience // Diamond safari South Africa

Trawl for your very own ocean diamond off South Africa's Diamond Coast.

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Experience // Luxury apps

From test-driving a Bentley to chartering a private jet, Nick Walton taps in to the …

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Experience // Shop Dallas

Forget everything you know – or think you know – about Dallas. This dynamic Texan city …

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Experience // Golf Oregon

Craig Tansley discovers that Oregon is home to some of the world’s best public golf …

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Experience // Ski Falls Creek

This recently completed lodge brings a touch of European chalet chic to Falls Creek. …

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Experience // Ski Thredbo

The Eastern is a new style of boutique self-contained accommodation at New …

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Experience // Safari with a conscience

Forget gazing at animals from the comfort of a jeep – today’s African safari …

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Renew // Surf Papua New Guinea

There are still perfect, unridden waves out there, as Craig Tansley discovers on an …

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Renew // Beverly Hills

In Beverly Hills, the wellness movement is redefining the meaning of wealth and …

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Renew // High altitude training

Training for a trek? Lachlan Gillespie, Director of Height of Fitness, talks to Katie …

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Renew // Health & wellness news

The latest news in luxury health and wellness travel.

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Renew // Healthy recipe

Golden Door Health Retreat in the Hunter Valley has a holistic approach to healing, …

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MACq 01
Stay here // MACq 01

Katie Milton takes in Hobart’s new ‘storytelling hotel’ in the midst of ritual …

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 Alila Fort Bishangarh
Stay here // Alila Fort Bishangarh

Belinda Jackson checks in to a Rajasthani fort-turned-hotel, the newest luxury stay in …

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Stay Here // Design Hotel Mar Adentro

An ultra modern masterpiece on Mexico’s Baja Peninsula, Mar Adentro unites the best of …

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Stay here // Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La Habana

Kevin Pilley checks in to Cuba’s first new five-star hotel, occupying an historic …

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Stay here // Paperbark Camp, Jervis Bay

Grace Smith braves the winter chill for a weekend glamping getaway at Paperbark Camp …

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Royal Davui Island Resort
Stay here // Royal Davui Island Resort, Fiji

It turns out that there is such a thing as a remarkable day, as Richard Bunting …

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Stay here // Virgin Limited Edition

From a private island in the Caribbean to a magical Moroccan kasbah and a stylish …

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Stay here // The Lowell, New York

An expert review of The Lowell on New York's Upper East Side

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Stay here // Andaz 5th Avenue, New York

Gary Allen checks in to the Andaz 5th Avenue

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The Star 70s glam studio
Stay here // The Star, Sydney

Picture a soundproof private room, a bottle of Moët cooling in an ice bucket, a …

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Stay here // Pier One, Sydney Harbour

An expert review of the Walsh Bay Suite at Pier One Sydney Harbour.

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Stay here // Ovolo Laneways, Melbourne

Suite

Behind room number 45’s vibrant red door lies a spacious two-bedroom …

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Stay here // Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong

Hotel

The Landmark Mandarin Oriental hotel is the chic, sparkling younger …

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Stay here // El Palace Barcelona

Hotel

El Palace began life as The Ritz, one of the fabled luxury properties …

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Stay here // Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese

Hotel

Originally the guesthouse of Italian aristocratic family Ludovisi …

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Taipei
Savour // Chef's guide to Taipei

One of the world’s great food cities, Taipei is a melting pot of eye-opening culinary …

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Savour // Bush Tucker Journeys

Bush tucker takes on new dimensions with the launch of an immersive program …

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Savour // Bali

A wave of new restaurants are revolutionising Bali’s culinary scene. Maddy Gerrard …

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Savour // Epicurean news

The latest from the world of fine food and drinks.

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Qantas business class dining
High Flyer // Airline and flight news

Fine china in the skies: Qantas' new tableware

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Singapore airlines
High flyer // Singapore Airlines

The cabin

This 777 has been recently refurbished with …

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High flyer // United Airlines

The cabin

The cabin is set up in a 2-2-2 layout. If you …

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Creative traveller // Charlotte Lynggaard

The design force behind Copenhagen’s applauded jewellery brand Ole Lynggaard, …

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