You know you’re heading somewhere very special when the last part of your journey is a three-hour trip by luxury yacht. But that’s the thing about Wa Ale Island in the Andaman Sea, dangling off the southern tip of Myanmar. Its rangy, undisturbed remoteness means it’s a place where the rocks and rainforest can support the wildlife.
On this island paradise in the glittering turquoise sea of the Caribbean, the staff keep a respectful distance – in fact, they live ‘abroad’ but can be with you in mere minutes to supply anything you could want.
Bold statements abound at the pinnacle of the travel world where 360 Private Travel operates. But we’re pretty certain there’s no skiing trip anywhere to beat the exhilaration of Canada’s Revelstoke, especially when combined with a stay at Bighorn, one of the world’s most stylish and detail-perfect chalets. The purest of powdery snow is waiting for you…
In the intense sunshine of an Umbrian summer, what could be cooler than a historic hilltop castle all to yourself and your family or friends? Certainly, literally nothing could be cooler than being inside its stony sanctum, in one of its eight majestic bedrooms, for that essential mid-afternoon snooze. Or, if you have boundless energy, working off yet another most delicious lunch in its private swimming pool.
The Maldives has been a premier destination for so long that, dare we say it, indifference can set in. Some say there’s not enough to do and that the simple ‘paradise island’ factor is on their been-there/done-that lists. We think, though, Joali goes so far to delight and intrigue you’re bound to adore it; especially if you love to surround yourself with contemporary art.
Trust Bill Bensley to spot an exceptionally beautiful and somewhat neglected corner of the planet, and turn it into something worthwhile. This time, though, the world-renowned resort designer is aiming to infuse his idiosyncratic brand of relaxed luxury with increased responsibility for the environment, and meaningful local employment.