Five Star Luxury is everywhere, from Almaty to Zanzibar.

Banyan Tree Seychelles has five Intendance Pool Villas.From the spacious terrace of guests enjoy a stunning bird’s eye view of the Indian Ocean, Intendance Bay, and the lush tropical mountain greenery surrounding Banyan Tree Seychelles. Featuring a private jet pool and swimming pool, a set of walkways and stairs connects the villa, living pavilion, and pool with a separate sundeck and jet pool – set at different levels into the hill in between imposing granite rocks. Breathtaking views are the trademark of the lofty Intendance Pool Villa, which has been inspired by the exotic charm and elegance of local colonial architecture. For spa aficionados one Intendance Pool Villa on top of the mountain also features an additional massage pavilion.

Banyan Tree Seychelles has five Intendance Pool Villas.From the spacious terrace of guests enjoy a stunning bird’s eye view of the Indian Ocean, Intendance Bay, and the lush tropical mountain greenery surrounding Banyan Tree Seychelles. Featuring a private jet pool and swimming pool, a set of walkways and stairs connects the villa, living pavilion, and pool with a separate sundeck and jet pool – set at different levels into the hill in between imposing granite rocks. Breathtaking views are the trademark of the lofty Intendance Pool Villa, which has been inspired by the exotic charm and elegance of local colonial architecture. For spa aficionados one Intendance Pool Villa on top of the mountain also features an additional massage pavilion.

(via luxuryon)

The view from the Presidential Suite tub at Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa. 

The view from the Presidential Suite tub at Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa. 

Fonteverde Natural Spa Resort has a pool reserved for guests’ pets. Lucky dogs.

Fonteverde Natural Spa Resort has a pool reserved for guests’ pets. Lucky dogs.

World’s Best Boutique Hotels 2014

Not a fan of large luxury hotels? The world’s best luxury boutique hotels are the right choice for your check-in. Small luxury boutique hotels offer an alternative to the typical luxury hotel experience. Expect intimate settings with full service accommodations. These tiny gems offer personalized service, hip exteriors and exquisite furnishings. Many boutique hotels are located in historic buildings, both city and country, that are outfitted with state-of-the-art technology. If you want a completely different luxury hotel experience, check out the World’s Best list of the top boutique hotels.

World’s Best Golf Resorts 2014

Hitting the links has never been more popular. Five star golf resorts can be found on every continent. The world’s best golf courses range from the windswept courses of Scotland (where the sport was born) to the dramatic desert courses of Arizona and Dubai to the tropical splendor of Hawaiian and Costa Rican and Caribbean golf courses. So how to pick the best luxury golf resort to visit? Tee up to our list of World’s Best Golf Resorts and hotels to find a luxury golf course and resort that’s perfect for duffers and pros alike. These resorts are designed by pro golfers and the world’s top course architects and offer golf-focused packages, classes and workshops, golf schools run by PGA pros, tours, guaranteed tee times for guests, and more. Some of these courses pay host to golf championships such as the Ryder Cup, U.S. Open, and The Open Championship. Experience exceptional golf vacations in some of the world’s most beautiful destinations, plus all the non-golf amenities to ensure a memorable for everyone, on the course or off. Tee up to our list of World’s Best Golf Resorts and hotels to find a luxury golf course and resort that’s perfect for puttering around.

(Source: fivestaralliance.com)

Cave dining is fittingly available at The Caves in Negril, Jamaica

Cave dining is fittingly available at The Caves in Negril, Jamaica

Spaaaahhhh. Who doesn’t need some downtime in which to relax and unwind? You’ll get pampered with luxury spa treatments at the world’s best luxury health and beauty spas. Luxury spa hotels and resorts are located all over the world, from luxury UK hotels with spas, to luxury hotel spas in the Midwest. Whether you want a massage, a facial, thalassotherapy, or a dip into natural hot springs, the world’s best spa hotel and resorts have a luxury spa package to relax and soothe. Some spas on the list focus on the use of seasonal and native elements in aromatherapy, facials, scrubs, and wraps, made up of mud, chocolate, local herbs, sea salt, and gemstones. For those who like heat with their treatments, there are thermal suites, sweat lodges, saunas, and thermal hot springs. There’s also the option of massages on the beach or poolside. Executives can get pampered on the fly with special packages geared to their busy schedules. Spa cuisine, stress-reduction classes, and meditation sessions are options at some of the World’s Best Spa Hotels. So put on your spa robe and get ready to have your mind, body, and spirit soothed at the world’s best luxury health spas and wellness centers.

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July 6, 1964: George, famished, gives a thumbs up to fans at the Hard Day’s Night premiere party at the Dorchester Hotel.
This, after having been told the food simply cannot be rolled out until Margaret and Snowdon have finished with their courtesies. George says to the princess, as delicately as he can,

"Your highness, we really are hungry and we can’t eat until you two go."

George does not have time for your courtesies, Princess, if his time to be able to eat is at stake

britishbeatlemania:

July 6, 1964: George, famished, gives a thumbs up to fans at the Hard Day’s Night premiere party at the Dorchester Hotel.

This, after having been told the food simply cannot be rolled out until Margaret and Snowdon have finished with their courtesies. George says to the princess, as delicately as he can,

"Your highness, we really are hungry and we can’t eat until you two go."

George does not have time for your courtesies, Princess, if his time to be able to eat is at stake