Luxurious Properties of Mexico

The early days of Mexican tourism were one-dimensional: most saw travel there as an opportunity for cheap food and drinks to enjoy on the beach. While the beaches are as glorious as ever – and prices are still kind to travelers wallets – the country has blossomed into a destination for all seasons, a land of historic intrigue, immense culinary appeal, and expansive natural beauty that runs the gamut from desert to sea. The Luxury Travel Agency has spent more and more time in Mexico, and every time we return, we find more to love! Below are a handful of our favourite luxurious properties to plan a trip around.

Luxurious Properties – Peninsular Paradise

The shining star of Mexican tourism has long been the collection of beachfront resorts on the tip of the Yucatán Peninsula, where the Gulf of Mexico meets the Caribbean Sea. Everyone’s heard of Cancún, but the city is merely a gateway to the ultra-luxurious properties that dot the coastline. You don’t have to go far to find the first on our list, a mere fifteen-minute drive from the Cancún Airport: the impossibly picturesque NIZUC Resort & Spa.

Luxurious Properties in Cancun
Just minutes from the airport, NIZUC guests will have their toes in the sand in no time!

 

Here is a property that was recently voted to be, “The Most Instagrammable Hotel in the World” – if that doesn’t draw you in, nothing will! The resort is built with the finest in modern comfort, injected with a distinctly Mayan style that renders its overall aesthetic completely unique. The best example of this might be its 30,000-square-foot ESPA wellness center, the first of its kind in the region. Ancient Mayan principles are imbedded in contemporary techniques, producing treatments which not only do wonders for your mind and body, but connect your soul to this amazing environment and a tradition hundreds of years old. Six fantastic restaurants offer a vast range of culinary delicacies, from exceptional Peruvian small plates to wood-fired Italian pizzas and everything in between. There are few resorts in the world that marry this level of quality with airport proximity – NIZUC is certainly one not to miss.

Less than an hour south along the coast, travelers will find a property that lays claim to being not only Mexico’s best, but one of the finest the world over – a claim it has no trouble backing up. The Rosewood Mayakoba is a sprawling haven of tropical luxury, set within a 620-acre resort enclave that offers the ultimate in privacy and security for its guests. This resort is a world within a world, an oasis of lagoons and soft white sand – the type of place to get lost in, and never want to be found!

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Lagoon Suites at the Rosewood are impeccably designed – perfect romantic hideaways

 

The property’s 129 suites begin with gorgeous units built over the winding lagoons, and work their way up to the beachfront accommodations, where guests can stroll off their expansive wooden terraces right onto the inviting sands. There are few resorts more romantic than the Rosewood; the lush jungles surrounding your expansive suite, the inviting personal plunge pools, the all-encompassing sense of seclusion that puts mind and body at ease. And while this magical atmosphere might make it difficult – if not impossible – to venture off the property, there are more than enough reasons for doing so. History lovers will marvel at the staggering Mayan ruins of Chichén Itzá and Ek Balam, while those with an explorer’s mind will jump at the chance to swim in the nearby cenotes, water-filled caves that were sacred to the Mayans. A truly special honeymoon journey through the Americas should undoubtedly have this property on the itinerary!

Luxurious Properties – Lovely Los Cabos

While Mexico’s east coast was the first to gain worldwide fame, it’s the Pacific side which may soon wrest away the mantle of the country’s premier place to be. The Baja California Peninsula juts down from the mainland, an immense spike with ocean on both sides, ripe for luxury travel, its hotspots less “all-inclusive package” and more “those-in-the-know”. Chief among these is the municipality of Los Cabos, occupying the very southern tip of the peninsula. This is where the Mexican Pacific’s best of the best are found, including the Montage Los Cabos, a luxurious property in every sense of the word.

Luxurious Properties in Cabo
It’s a desert-meets-sea aesthetic at the Montage Los Cabos

 

On the Baja Peninsula, the jungles of the Gulf Coast give way to a much different environment – think southern California with gratuitous helpings of seafood and mezcal. The Montage’s 39 acres and everything upon it bring this energy to life. The property’s signature restaurant (itself called Mezcal, appropriately) reinvents time-honoured Mexican practices into a brilliant menu of creative, modern dishes. The terrain here, much more accessible than the Gulf side, offers guests the opportunity to explore on mountain bikes, ATVs, and even enjoy a night of exclusive glamping! On the water, there are just as many adventures: surfers are blessed with an extensive range of surf breaks, while those with an underwater bent will adore snorkeling and diving at Cabo Pulmo, a world-class coral reef. The Montage Los Cabos is a property with a little bit of something for everyone!

Half an hour south along the coast, mere minutes from the pulsing heart of Cabo San Lucas, lies the Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal. This luxurious property enjoys a cliffside location that provides guests with extraordinary views of the Pacific Ocean. Every single room category here is equipped with an expansive terrace and a private plunge pool – after all, what good is a million-dollar view if you can’t properly enjoy it?

Luxurious Properties in Mexico
Clifftop perches provide Mexico’s best views at the Waldorf!

 

For those who are always keen to be in the midst of the action, the Waldorf Astoria Pedregal is the property for you. Downtown Cabo, with its shopping, dining, and all-night parties, is a mere ten-minute drive from the resort – there are no finer luxury options so close to the heart of the region. Yet guests on the property will feel a world away from hustle and bustle. Perched on one of the largest and most brilliant beaches on Cabo, it’s easy to while your days away in complete tranquility; no less than four pools (not including the one in your room) course through the grounds, while the Spa’s ten private rooms host treatments inspired by the lunar phases – a true Mexican tradition. Whether you’re in Cabo to enjoy the nightlife or to escape it, the Waldorf Astoria provides the exceptional best of both worlds.

Luxurious Properties – Cultural Cornerstones

Of course, Mexico is more – much more – than a collection of beautiful beaches. A few hours north of Mexico City, high above sea level in the country’s center, lies the enchanting city of San Miguel de Allende. Populated by indigenous peoples before the arrival of the Spanish in the 16th century, this is a region with ancient history and the cultural weight to show it off. San Miguel has long been a haven for artists, its architecture and galleries exuding a unique blend of timeless Mexican principles with streaks of foreign influence. Painters, sculptors, musicians, writers – all have been inspired by, and in turn inspire, the very fabric of the city. San Miguel’s cultural clout has given rise to a number of luxurious properties that do an impeccable job of creating a “sense of place” – perhaps none better than the Belmond Casa de Sierra Nevada.

Luxurious Properties in San Miguel
You can hear the history echoing from every corner of the Belmond’s historic walls

 

A collection of 17th & 18th-century buildings, the Casa is a gorgeous hideaway for savvy visitors to San Miguel de Allende. With only 37 rooms and suites, there are no monolithic structures or super-sized towers to ruin the vibe; instead, guests are encouraged to explore the courtyards and gardens, beguiling surprises at every turn. In the spirit of the city’s artistic inclinations, no two rooms are alike. Stone fireplaces, private libraries, breezy terraces – this property is full of treasures, and acts as a perfect balance to the coastal brilliance of Mexico’s more well-known locales.

Finally, one cannot – or at least, should not – complete a trip to Mexico without a stay in the sprawling exuberance of the nation’s capital, Mexico City. For locals, the city has always been a place of power, the center of all things political, cultural, intellectual. Its international reputation has taken some time to catch up; today, Mexico City has emerged as a true destination in itself, a can’t-miss capital for travelers with a thirst for the best. There are plenty of hotels to pick from, but one that The Luxury Travel Agency can’t recommend highly enough is The St. Regis Mexico City.

Luxurious Properties in Mexico City
The light-splashed Diana Restaurant is just one of the St. Regis’ fantastic features

 

The hotel has long enjoyed a glittering array of awards and recognition from industry critics, and guests will understand why from the moment they arrive. Soaring interiors give way to plush rooms and suites, each offering floor-to-ceiling views of the fabled city. Everything is done in impeccable taste, with sleek furnishings complementing a thoroughly modern style that resonates throughout the building. Mexico City is known as a destination of endless culinary delights, but you may have trouble straying from the offerings under your own roof; a mouthwatering array of options is highlighted by La Table Krug, an intimate jewel where the chef’s best dishes are built into an eight-course menu, all paired with the world-famous Krug champagne. For your stay in the nation’s capital, there is no better address to consider!

These and the rest of Mexico’s incredible properties are part of The Luxury Travel Agency’s unmatched Partner Hotel network. At all of our Partner Hotels & Resorts, we’ll provide you with the very lowest rates available anywhere, along with free benefits such as room upgrades, daily breakfast, exclusive experiences, dining credits, VIP status, and so much more! All this simply for booking with The Luxury Travel Agency.

We can help with everything from a simple hotel or resort booking to complete travel planning, including yacht and private jet charters, villas, and more! Contact us today via Whatsapp or telephone at +1-647-551-4560 and let’s start planning your next trip.

 

Interested in more tropical trip-planning? Check out our articles on luxurious properties in the Caribbean, Oceania, and Asia to get those travel wheels turning!

Why Book with The Luxury Travel Agency

An update from The Luxury Travel Agency

During this worldwide pandemic and the onslaught of COVID-19, there has never been a more important time to work with a professional Travel Advisor at a reliable travel company.

While the world reels from the effects of COVID-19 and countries slowly start to reopen their borders, the vast number of rules and regulations that have been introduced to the traveling public has never been higher, nor have they ever changes so much, so quickly.

What is true today could change tomorrow. What is true to enter one country can vary from another country. And, what a traveler from one contrary is allowed or not allowed to go varies so much that some days it seems almost impossible to get the real facts.

Ask yourself this one question, “Why do I want to have the headache, stress and task of figuring out how, when and where I can travel when I can leave it all up to a professional Travel Advisor?”.  The answer is simple, there is no good reason for you to tackle this on your own!

Our team of Luxury Travel Advisors spend their days (and many nights and weekends) figuring all of this out. We have contacts around the world, we know where and how to get the answers. We take the stress out of travel planning so you can just worry about what to pack and what you want to do on your next vacation.

 

A beautiful sunset at Amanyara in the Turks and Caicos.

 

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Breakfast on the balcony at Capri Tiberio Palace

Why Book with The Luxury Travel Agency

We frequently have clients, or should I say, potential clients, ask, why should they book with The Luxury Travel Agency? Why not book directly through the hotels’ website, or through an OTA (On-Line Travel Agency) such as Booking.com, Expedia or any one of the other hundred sites.

In addition to the chaos and stress of travel planning during this COVID pandemic, there are many reasons to work with a professional, Luxury Travel Advisor and we will discuss the benefits of booking just a hotel or resort below.  In another article, we talk more about working with The Luxury Travel Agency to plan a complete luxury holiday.

Where do clients of The Luxury Travel Agency come from?

Let’s start at our location and does it even matter?  Even though we are based in Toronto, with the internet and communication tools such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger, we can book luxury hotels and resorts for clients from around the world. We have clients based in the USA, Brazil, Hong Kong, Russia, Dubai, London, The Netherlands, Germany, France and more!

 

Jade Mountain Resort, A Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency
Jade Mountain Resort, A Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency

 

The answer is really pretty simple! When you book one of our Partner Hotels, and there are over 2,000 of them, we do more than get you the most competitive pricing. The vast majority of the time, the price we offer, is the same as the “other guys”, but we offer you so much more… breakfast, hotel or spa or food and beverage credit, free Wi-Fi, room upgrades and the most important thing, VIP Status…. YOU benefit from OUR relationships!

The example I like to give is if you were to book an entry-level room at a Mandarin Oriental Hotel or a Peninsula Hotel, it will cost you $400-500/night, regardless of where you book.  In most cases, that gives you the room, nothing else.

 

Breakfast at a Peninsula Hotel
Breakfast at a Peninsula Hotel

Added value when booking with The Luxury Travel Agency

When you book that exact same room with The Luxury Travel Agency, you typically get over $200 of added value… at the same price!

Figure breakfast for two is easily $60-80, Wi-Fi is another $20, a nice Welcome Amenity, add another $30; plus a $100 Food and Beverage, Spa or Hotel Credit, you are already at over $200 of added value. And if we get you a room upgrade or a free night, the added value begins to soar!

Need an early check-in or a late check-out? Let us know and we’ll do our best to make it happen.

And, we didn’t even talk about the VIP status! Who do you think they give the best rooms to? Yes, you are correct, their Preferred Partners. The worse rooms? They go to the clients that book on Booking.com, Expedia or any other myriad of on-line sites.

 

Luxurious Properties in Asia
The spectacular blooms of autumn in Japan are one of countless reasons to head east

To recap, the benefits of booking with The Luxury Travel Agency:

 

      • Room upgrades when available
      • Free Breakfast
      • $100 Hotel or Food and Beverage or Spa Credit
      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Early Check-In/Late Check-Out, when available
      • Welcome Amenity
      • VIP Status

Benefits vary by hotel or resort, but the above is quite typical.

List of the main luxury hotel brands that The Luxury Travel Agency Partners with.

So, what is the catch of booking with The Luxury Travel Agency?

Nothing! The Luxury Travel Agency simply works hard to develop strong relationships with the best hotels around the world.  Our team spends more than four months on the road cultivating these relationships so that we can offer our clients the very best service and the most value for their money.

So, what is the difference between booking through The Luxury Travel Agency and an online travel agency? A LOT!

Contact us today and experience the difference for yourself!

The Luxury Travel Agency’s Top Luxurious Properties

If you have a passion for the finer things in life, only the world’s most luxurious properties will suit your travel desires. After all, part of travel’s allure is experiencing those beautiful, almost magical hotels and resorts that redefine what hospitality can be.

The Luxury Travel Agency is proud to call ourselves Partners with the world’s finest properties, from intimate chalets high in the Alps to private islands in the South Pacific and everywhere in between. These hotels and resorts combine elite location, award-winning design, and exemplary service to produce an experience that will forever leave an impact on the memories of those who stay there.

Luxurious Properties – Americas 

Perhaps more than any other country, the USA encompasses the greatest range of natural environments: evergreen forests, long coastal beaches, massive mountain ranges, and thriving cosmopolitan cities all coexist. Yet it’s the deserts in America’s west which offer some of the most unique travel experiences in the country.

Amangiri is one of our favourite luxurious properties
Desert View from a Suite at Amangiri

 

The crown jewel of such accommodation is found in the hauntingly beautiful Utah deserts, home to the Amangiri resort. The property stretches across 600 acres of unspoilt desert, surrounding by striking mountain and canyon formations. The Aman brand is globally renowned for their luxurious properties that seem to spring unbidden from their very surroundings – and Amangiri is no different. Low buildings of concrete and stone blend into the desert landscape; travel inside, and you arrive at a modern oasis. The clean, straight lines of the Suites are a minimalist designer’s dream, and several categories have private pools for beating the heat. A five-minute drive from the central resort brings guests to Camp Sarika, a collection of 10 one & two-bedroom tented pavilions, each with their own private pool terraces. With shared dining, lounge, and pool areas (in addition to those in your own Pavilion), Camp Sarika is a resort within a resort, the perfect ultra-luxe hideaway for your next vacation.

Of course, North America by no means holds a monopoly on stunning luxurious properties set amidst rugged landscapes. Seventy miles south of Mendoza, in the foothills of the Argentine Andes, sits the Casa de Uco Vineyards & Wine Resort. For lovers of the grape, there is no better pick for your next vacation. Like any great property in an incredible natural setting, Casa de Uco takes its inspiration from its surroundings. The modern design is crisp and unassuming, welcoming guests into a fresh environment that accentuates the best of the Uco Valley.

A top luxurious property in Argentina's wine region
Outdoors and indoors flow together at Casa de Uco

 

There’s a marked emphasis on the use of glass at the resort – after all, the destination is the real star, and the more you can enjoy it, the better! The handful of rooms, suites, and villas all employ regional wood in their flooring and furniture, providing travelers with a warm and almost earthy space to rest and relax from their adventures. That oft-used phrase, “sense of place”, is very much at work here. With such a small, intimate setting (only 18 room units in total), service is a real highlight of this property; staff can and will customize your stay exactly to your liking. Whether it’s horseback riding through the vineyards, cooking local dishes with an expert chef, or even white-water rafting down clear mountain rivers, Casa de Uco is your headquarters for the exploration of a lifetime!

Luxurious Properties – Europe & Africa

Across the Atlantic, the old-world European capitals exude a different kind of status, one born of history and power on a global stage. Few cities capture this magic like Paris does – and its plethora of luxurious properties attest to the fact. Visitors to the “City of Light” are spoiled for choice; from sprawling palatial hotels that echo the glamour of centuries past, to ultra-modern new designs on the forefront of French architecture, there is something for everyone, whether it’s your first time in Paris or your fifteenth.

One of the best luxurious properties in Paris
Hotel Lutetia is our top pick on Paris’ Left Bank

 

One of our favourite properties, recently visited, is the Hotel Lutetia. This is the only “Palace Hotel” – a special designation issued by the French government, for a handful of truly elite properties above a five-star designation – on Paris’ fabled Left Bank. Sure, there are more opulent hotels (such as the newly refurbished Ritz) and glitzier neighbourhoods (the shopping through Place Vendôme comes to mind), but for a true taste of Parisian life, the Left Bank has no equal. The historical home of the city’s great writers and painters, there is an omnipresent artistic sensibility in the air – one that extends to the Hotel Lutetia. While its façade is in the classical style, its interior smartly balances heritage and modernity. One restaurant offers diners a chance to enjoy a sumptuous meal under a dazzling stained-glass ceiling. Rooms and suites are draped in soft, rich blues and creams, balancing perfectly with dark oak floors, with some offering terraces that look out onto the Eiffel Tower. What more could you ask from a perfect Parisian experience?

From the urban jungle of Paris, we journey south to the real jungles – or more accurately, the savannahs – of South Africa. A multifaceted destination with lots to offer, South Africa is The Luxury Travel Agency’s top pick for many safari-goers, particularly first-timers; you’ll typically find the most luxurious properties here, and access is often simpler than similar experiences in Tanzania or Kenya.

The Luxury Travel Agency's most luxurious property for safaris
Natural light fills the Suites at Singita Sweni Lodge

 

When it comes to luxury safari experiences, the Singita collection stands above the rest – and their pair of lodges in Kruger National Park (perhaps the most famous safari destination) are properties of the utmost quality. Singita Sweni Lodge is the perfect introduction to “life in the bush” – and you won’t exactly be roughing it! Each of the seven unique suites are decorated with splashes of gold and bronze, with natural timber and floor-to-ceiling windows reminding guests of exactly where they find themselves. Ensconced within the treetops and overlooking the Sweni River, this property is glamour-meets-nature at its best. Nearby Singita Lebombo Lodge utilizes a simpler, darker palette in its design – but the luxury is just as prevalent. Inspired by the eagles’ nests built into the cliffs surrounding the river, the thirteen suites offer massive wooden decks from which to gaze out over the ancient landscape. A safari with Singita is a bucket-list item that, once enjoyed, will be forever etched into your memory.

Luxurious Properties – Eastern Hemisphere

A world away from the elephants of Kruger lies a very different sort of travel experience: that of the ryokan. In Japan, ryokans are traditional-style inns that are found throughout the country, particularly in areas offering natural hot springs. They range from the simple to the highly sophisticated; in fact, there may be no more luxurious properties in all of Japan than her very best ryokans. A particular favourite of ours is Gora Kadan, near the popular scenic town of Hakone, a mere 40-minute bullet train ride from Tokyo.

Luxurious property in Japanese countryside
Relaxing Zen atmosphere at Gora Kadan

 

Gora Kadan is a converted summer villa once used by the Imperial Family – so you know the setting is gorgeous. Tucked away within the forests of Hakone National Park, a stay here is an invitation to Zen. The culture of the ryokan is all about relaxation and rejuvenation. Mineral waters, naturally heated by the volcanic activity far below the earth’s surface, are fed into huge private baths (many of them outdoors on wooden decks or within gardens) that guests can use at their leisure. Breakfasts and dinners are carefully prepared in a traditional kaiseki style, with a huge range of dishes to taste and enjoy, all of which utilize local ingredients and thus change with the seasons. The Japanese people are renowned for their elegant hospitality, and this is nowhere clearer than at Gora Kadan.

Down under – way down under – we find the cosmopolitan city of Sydney, Australia. Sydney ticks all of the boxes a global traveler looks for: a thriving culinary scene, shopping across the spectrum, fantastic weather, and plenty of cultural opportunities. The Sydney Opera House is a global landmark, one of the “New 7 Wonders of the World”, and a can’t-miss attraction for any visitor.

The Luxury Travel Agency's top luxurious property in Sydney
Unrivaled views of the Sydney Opera House from the Park Hyatt Sydney

 

Which brings us to the best of Sydney’s luxurious properties: the Park Hyatt Sydney. There are plenty of excellent choices for accommodation in the city, but none have a location like this one. Situated on the tip of a peninsula in the venerated neighbourhood of “The Rocks”, the hotel faces the Opera House, directly opposite across the water. Guests are smack in the middle of all the waterfront action, while also enjoying the privacy that being out in the bay provides. At night, if you’re not already there attending a marvelous show, you can dim your room lights and watch as those of the Opera House light up in dazzling displays. There is no better place to start – or end – your South Pacific journey!

Each of these incredible properties is part of The Luxury Travel Agency’s vast Partner Hotel network, encompassing hundreds of properties across every continent. If it’s a notable destination, we know about it! At all of our Partner Hotels & Resorts, you’ll get the very best rates, plus complimentary benefits such as free breakfast, guided tours, spa credits, and much more! All for simply choosing The Luxury Travel Agency for booking your next trip.

We can help with everything from a simple hotel or resort booking to complete travel planning, including yacht and private jet charters, villas, and so much more! Contact us today via Whatsapp or telephone at +1-647-551-4560 and let’s start planning your next trip.

 

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Montage Palmetto Bluff, the best resort in South Carolina

If you are looking for charm, serenity, romance and history at the best resort in South Carolina, look no further as The Luxury Travel Agency recommends Montage Palmetto Bluff.

Montage Palmetto Bluff is set on over 20,000 acres of pristine land, nestled along the May River between Hilton Head and Savannah and offers accommodations from rooms and suites to private cottages and private homes.

Montage Palmetto Bluff a Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency
Montage Palmetto Bluff in South Carolina, a Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency

 

This charming property will be the ideal spot for those looking to get away and escape, perfect for a special occasion such as a honeymoon, anniversary celebration or a girls’ weekend getaway.

Service, attention to detail, sense of space, natural beauty and local South Carolina charm all add to what makes Montage Palmetto Bluff so special.

Montage Palmetto Bluff, a Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency
Living Room at Montage Palmetto Bluff, a Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency

 

Montage Palmetto Bluff, a Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency
The kitchen of a Private Home at Montage Palmetto Bluff

 

Their beautifully decorated contemporary resort will give you the sense of relaxation that you are looking for, the resort itself has many amenities on it such as; eight dining experiences, three pool venues, golf, tennis, bowling, boating, biking, equestrian activities, a world-class spa and much more.  With a wide variety of room categories to choose from; room, suites, private cottages and private 2-4-bedroom homes, there will be the correct room category for everyone.

 

Montage Palmetto Bluff, a Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency
The pool at Montage Palmetto Bluff in South Carolina

 

When booking this beautiful retreat with The Luxury Travel Agency you will get the following benefits/amenities included:

    • Upgrade at time of booking, when available
    • Daily USD 60 Breakfast Credit for their restaurant or In-Room Dining
    • USD 100 Hotel Credit
    • Early Check-In/Late Check-Out, subject to availability
    • Complimentary Wi-Fi
    • Custom Welcome Amenity
    • VIP Service

 

Montage Palmetto Bluff, a Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency
Montage Palmetto Bluff, a Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency

Montage Palmetto Bluff, which The Luxury Travel Agency refers to as the Best Resort in South Carolina, is…

the perfect place to escape from the hustle and bustle of city life and the perfect add on to any road trip throughout any of the South East States.  It is only a 2.5-hour drive from Charleston, 4 hours from Charlotte and only a 35-minute drive from the Savanah Airport.  If you wanted to do a day tour of Savannah to immerse yourself in the rich history and culture that Savanah has to offer, it is super easy to get to with the city being only a 35-minute drive.

So what are you waiting for, contact The Luxury Travel Agency now to book your stay at this beautiful resort!  We can be reached at +1-647-551-4560  via telephone, text or Whatsapp or e-mail at reservations@theluxurytravelagency.com

 

Looking for more ideas in South Carolina and the surrounding areas?  Check out The Luxury Travel Agency’s suggestion for a driving tour.

 

 

Ritz Carlton Kyoto, Japan | A Top Luxurious Property of Asia

 

The world is full of luxurious properties that distil the best of a destination into their very substance and style. Nowhere is this better practiced than the continent of Asia, where ancient cultures find their contemporary expression in elite hotels and resorts which pay homage to their past while constantly striving toward their vision of the future.

Of course, the word “Asia” denotes a vast collection of countries and cultures, many of which bear the least resemblance to one another. Our team at The Luxury Travel Agency has years of personal experience living and travelling in Asia – you’ll be hard-pressed to find a more knowledgeable team for your travels to the East. Below, some of one favorite luxury properties to explore!

Luxurious Properties – East Asia

Any visitor to Japan would be remiss to depart without a stop in Kyoto, the ancient once-capital that still thrives as the cultural heart of the nation. Kyoto was largely spared from the destruction wrought by WWII, and thus preserved much of the stunning architectural heritage that makes it such a popular destination today.

There is no shortage of gorgeous luxury properties to stay at, but it’s difficult to rival The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto for overall quality. Built low along the banks of the Kamo River, this hotel has thousands of years of distinct Japanese heritage to draw on, and it does a remarkable job of conveying this in a modern fashion. Rooms and suites are designed with crisp lines reminiscent of typical Japanese architecture and decorated in soft natural shades that soothe one’s mind immediately upon entry. The Luxury Travel Agency strongly recommends booking a room with a river view; the floor-to-ceiling windows display wonderful views of the Kamo River and a backdrop of green mountains to the east.

Luxurious Properties in Kyoto
The elegant Kamogawa Suite at the Ritz-Carlton Kyoto

 

Diners are spoilt for choice; The Ritz-Carlton Kyoto offers the unique opportunity to enjoy selections from four major Japanese cuisine styles (kaiseki, sushi, teppanyaki, & tempura) in the same restaurant, while also housing one of the best Italian spots in the city. With all this said, the most outstanding quality of the hotel may be its staff. Anticipatory without being pushy, knowledgeable without being robotic, the staff are always cognizant of Japanese excellence in service – a tradition they honor at every turn.

 

Ritz Carlton Kyoto, Japan

 

All of these standout properties are part of The Luxury Travel Agency’s vast Partner Hotel network, encompassing hundreds of properties across Asia along with all of the world’s continents. At each of our Partner Hotels & Resorts, you’ll get unbeatable rates, plus complimentary benefits such as free breakfast, guided tours, dining credits, and much more! All for simply choosing The Luxury Travel Agency for booking your next trip.

We can help with everything from a simple hotel or resort booking to complete travel planning, including yacht and private jet charters, villas, and so much more! Contact us today via Whatsapp or telephone at +1-647-551-4560 and let’s start planning your next trip.

 

Want to read more about luxury travel opportunities in Asia? Check out our articles on up-and-comer Vietnam, the best Japanese dishes, highlights of Cambodia, and more!

 

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The Luxury Travel Agency is now a Partner of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts Platinum Collection

At The Luxury Travel Agency, our core strengths are our Partnerships – the vast network of properties, airlines, and tour companies with whom we work so closely. We pride ourselves on creating and maintaining relationships with the world’s best in luxury travel. It is through these relationships that we can offer our clients the lowest rates, the finest seats, and the most exclusive experiences that money can buy.

We’re extremely proud to announce that The Luxury Travel Agency is now a Partner of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts brand! The Preferred Platinum Collection stretches around the globe, with over 150 standout properties in all of the most desirable destinations.

It’s the world’s largest independent brand, meaning their properties don’t have to abide by an overarching style or theme; each hotel is free to express their local culture and encourage a real sense of place. If you’re the kind of traveler who wants to stay at unique properties and avoid the big global chains, then the Preferred Collection is a fantastic option for you.

At all of the Preferred Platinum properties, The Luxury Travel Agency can offer you the very best rates available, plus a host of benefits and amenities that are completely free! You’ll have priority on room upgrades, plus you will be eligible for a USD 100 hotel, spa or food and beverage credit, daily breakfast, priority check-in/check-out, and more.

The Luxury Travel Agency Partner Hotels

This sense of place is perhaps best experienced in the aptly named, “Executive House Zen”. Located within the Hotel New Otani Tokyo (a “hotel-in-a-hotel” arrangement), the Executive House Zen is an ultra-luxurious sanctuary for those in the know. The 87 rooms are entirely contained on the 11th and 12th floors of the hotel, and express the finest in Japanese design. Tastefully restrained shades of gold, brown, and black cover the walls, on which hang calligraphy-inspired artworks. Throughout your room, you’ll find other little nods to Japanese culture; one suite might have a miniature Zen rock garden, another, a carefully cultivated bonsai tree. The overall effect is one of comprehensive peace and relaxation – something every visitor to Tokyo craves after a long day of urban exploration!

Executive House Zen
Executive House Zen in Tokyo, a Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency

 

Of course, guests at the Executive House Zen have the privilege of using all the spaces and facilities in the Hotel New Otani. The property alone has over 35 food and beverage options, including one of the city’s finest French restaurants, Tour d’Argent Tokyo. One can’t-miss attraction is the Japanese Garden, covering 10 acres of the property, with all of the picturesque elements those gardens are known for: arched red bridges, koi ponds, and a stunning array of flowers that change with the seasons. For a truly romantic experience, check out the rooftop rose garden, where 30,000 individual roses come together for a spectacular display that would be the highlight of any Instagram feed!

 

Heading south – way south – we come to New Zealand’s Azur Lodge. Set along the shores of Queenstown’s breathtaking Lake Wakatipu, Azur is a very small property, made up of only nine identical villas. Each offers nearly eighty square meters of premium lakeside living, with separate lounge areas, private sundecks, and unobstructed views of majestic Cecil Peak across the lake. The décor is simple and bright; after all, in New Zealand, the natural environment is the real star.

Executive House Zen
Azur Lodge in New Zealand, a Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency

 

Queenstown is often referred to as the “Adventure Capital of the World”, and it’s a well-earned title. Cradled by striking mountain ranges, it’s a dream destination for active travelers and adrenaline junkies. Hikers have their pick of routes, from relaxing lakeside trails to demanding mountain summits and everything in between. Getting back down the hill, you might find yourself on a zipline – or a paraglider! Many have heard of the famed Milford Sound, but on The Luxury Travel Agency’s last visit, we spent a day exploring the entire Fiordland National Park by helicopter, an absolute must for any visitor. Soaring over glacier peaks, touching down on the Pacific coast for fresh lobster, a meal in the secluded old-growth forest – there are few experiences in this world that measure up.

 

In the global capital of London, we find The Hari, a personal favourite for several of our luxury travel advisors. Tucked away in the affluent neighborhood of Belgravia, within easy walking distance to Knightsbridge, The Hari is a boutique hotel that offers charm and elegance in equal portion. With only 85 rooms, The Hari feels more like a luxurious London apartment than a hotel – an impression reinforced by the sumptuous velvet upholstery, wood furnishings, and cozy nooks for sitting by the windows.

The Hari
The Hari in London, a Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency

 

This comfort extends to their dining options, which are kept simple yet immensely appealing. Their Italian gem, il Pampero, serves three meals a day in a kind of “vintage chic” setting that is a real treat to dine in – not to mention their authentic, Southern Italian menu that perfectly straddles the line between class and comfort (this travel advisor highly recommends their cacio e pepe, served in a pecorino cheese wheel – satisfaction guaranteed). The nearby Hari Bar exudes effortless cool (bibliophiles will adore the book-lined walls), while the upstairs Garden Terrace, wrapped in greenery, is the perfect spot for a summer beverage.

 

Over on “the continent”, luxury travellers can find plenty more examples of this dedication to a unique guest experience. In Amsterdam, a city long known for its unique conceptions of design, the Pulitzer Amsterdam stands as a testament to this approach. Perched on the edge of one of the city’s ubiquitous canals, the hotel is actually made up of 25 houses, with a history dating back to the “Dutch Golden Age” of the 17th Century. The rooms and suites all have their own quirks that give the Pulitzer its character; certain rooms have kept their exposed brick walls, while others offer two levels for family space. The collection of five “Extraordinary Suites” are all entirely unique – one is filled with extraordinary modern art, another with a vast collection of musical instruments and records, and so on.

Pulitzer Amsterdam
Pulitzer Amsterdam, a Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency

 

Of course, any visitor to Amsterdam should explore its canals, something the Pulitzer is well equipped to facilitate. The hotel owns a pair of charming teak boats that guests can employ for private cruising, with room for up to 6 passengers per vessel; outfitted with bottles of champagne, or even a full kit for a floating picnic, there’s no better way to experience the “Venice of the North”.

 

Across the Atlantic, the Preferred Collection offers one of its finest gems in the NIZUC Resort & Spa. Located on the tip of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, a mere 10-minute drive from the Cancún Airport, NIZUC pulls influences from Latin America and the Caribbean, and fashions an aesthetic all its own. It was recently voted “The Most Instagrammable Hotel in the World” – what else do you need to hear? Spacious suites and private pool villas dot the lush grounds, with plenty of privacy for luxury travellers on a romantic getaway.

NIZUC Resort & Spa
NIZUC Resort & Spa, a Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency

 

In a space such as this one, your accommodations are only the tip of the experiential iceberg. NIZUC is home to the region’s first ESPA-branded spa; this award-winning brand is known the world over for its careful selection of natural products and holistic principles. Luxury travel advisors know that any top-notch resort should be judged (at least in part) by its ability to help their guests relax, unwind, and leave feeling better than when they arrived. In this capacity, NIZUC never disappoints! Contemporary knowledge is blended with ancient Mayan wisdom and local ingredients to produce a spa experience like none other – just one of the many reasons to consider NIZUC for your next vacation.

 

Moving northward, we finish our global Preferred tour in the state of South Carolina, at Montage Palmetto Bluff. Here, it’s all about the timeless “southern hospitality” that this region of the USA is so famous for. The hotel is set on a sprawling 20,000-acre property, with no end to your options for enjoying it. There’s a Nicklaus-designed golf course, stately yachts for exploring the May River, fishing of all description, clay pigeon shooting – the list goes on.

Montage Palmetto Bluff
The Montage Palmetto Bluff

 

Meanwhile, the “hotel” barely resembles a hotel at all! A variety of rooms, suites, cottages, and residences are strategically located throughout the property, ensuring maximum privacy and enjoyment of the surrounding natural splendour. As with the other hotels in the Collection, Montage Palmetto Bluff places a strong emphasis on creating that “sense of place” for guests to really feel the culture and history of their destination. Us luxury travel advisors particularly love the cottages; the standalone buildings create a feeling of home, with their wood flooring, gas fireplaces, and splendid views over the river. Watching a southern sunset on your porch with your partner…it doesn’t get much more romantic than that!

More Information about The Luxury Travel Agency

The Luxury Travel Agency specializes in planning the most amazing journeys, accounting for every detail of a trip, ensuring that you bring home memories to last a lifetime. And if you just need to book the hotel – we will gladly do that! No matter how you travel, our Luxury Travel Advisors can elevate your experience.

Contact The Luxury Travel Agency today, and one of our expert travel advisors will be in touch with you right away to plan your journey of a lifetime!

The Luxury Travel Agency, Chicago and Beyond

Four Seasons Bora Bora, a Partner Hotel with The Luxury Travel Agency
Four Seasons Bora Bora, a Partner Hotel with The Luxury Travel Agency

 

When you’re searching for an agency to help with your trip planning, what are the most important qualities to look for?  Expertise is an obvious one – a travel professional should know everything about your regions of interest, and from personal experience, not just the Internet. Connections are important – your advisor should be able to offer you value and unique experiences that you couldn’t find on your own.  Of course, your advisor should take the time to understand the way you travel; when you leave your home in Chicago, what is it that you’re hoping to achieve on your journey?

The Brando, French Polynesia, a Partner Hotel with The Luxury Travel Agency
The Brando, French Polynesia, a Partner Hotel with The Luxury Travel Agency

 

At The Luxury Travel Agency, we tick all of these boxes – and many more besides.

We’ve built our reputation from our approach to travel, which is perfectionist by nature. Our team is made up of dedicated advisors whose passion for the travel experience is unsurpassed – a prerequisite for working at The Luxury Travel Agency!

 

Singita Sweni, South Africa, a Partner Hotel with The Luxury Travel Agency
Singita Sweni, South Africa, a Partner Hotel with The Luxury Travel Agency

 

It is this zest for seeing the world, and helping our clients do the same, that sets us apart from the competition. You can find travel agencies closer to home, who might offer you a decent-looking package…but anyone who truly loves travel knows that packages aren’t the way to go. We take the time to get to know you: the sights you want to see, the foods you want to try, and especially those experiences that you’ve always wanted to partake in, no matter how big or small they might be. When you work with The Luxury Travel Agency, you’ll feel that level of care there in Chicago, all the way from Toronto!

 

Baccarat Hotel, a Partner Hotel with The Luxury Travel Agency
Baccarat Hotel, a Partner Hotel with The Luxury Travel Agency

 

Once we know how you like to travel, we build a proposal from scratch, tailored exactly to your preferences: flights, hotels, guided tours, airport transfers, rental cars, restaurant bookings, private VIP experiences of all sorts – if you can think it, we can do it! Ever wanted to dine by candlelight in an ancient castle? We can arrange it. How about a sunset cruise to a private island in the South Pacific? We’ve made it happen. The only limit is your imagination.

 

Matakauri Lodge, New Zealand, a Partner Hotel with The Luxury Travel Agency
Matakauri Lodge, New Zealand, a Partner Hotel with The Luxury Travel Agency

 

Of course, we understand that sometimes, you just need a quick getaway from Chicago; maybe it’s a business trip, visiting friends, or a weekend with your partner for some much-needed relaxation. We’ll book your hotel for you, for the same rate or less, at zero additional cost; what’s more, our Partner Hotel network represents the best of the best in luxury accommodation, and booking any of these with The Luxury Travel Agency affords you a bundle of free benefits such as room upgrades, complimentary meals or spa treatments, hotel credits, and a host of others. When you look at the numbers, there’s no reason to book with anyone else!

 

Mandarin Oriental Paris, a Partner Hotel with The Luxury Travel Agency
Mandarin Oriental Paris, a Partner Hotel with The Luxury Travel Agency

When you’re ready to leave Chicago for your next journey into the great wide world, contact The Luxury Travel Agency, and we’ll show you a side to the travel world that you never knew existed!

Time for Thailand – 3 Lesser-Known Places to Explore

Everybody knows about Bangkok and Phuket, while Koh Samui has taken a star turn as the latest luxury hotspot in Thailand. But what about something new? If you want to beat your friends to the Next Big Thing, let The Luxury Travel Agency guide your plans with three of our favourites:

1) The Golden Triangle. In the far north of Thailand, there’s a point at which the country’s borders meet those of neighbouring Laos and Myanmar – hence the “Triangle”. This is a land of thick jungle forests and winding rivers, and all the incredible wildlife that live therein. The biggest draw – both literally and figuratively – are, of course, the Asian elephants that call the region home. Several ultra-luxury camps, such as those operated by Four Seasons and Anantara, care for groups of elephants that were neglected or abused by their previous owners and provide incredible education and interaction opportunities for their guests. These camps will bring you back to the Golden Age of Exploration – and with the nearby city of Chiang Rai only an hour’s flight from Bangkok, it’s easier to visit than you think!

2) Krabi Province. Directly east of Phuket, on the mainland, lies the province of Krabi, which offers a much more “authentic” experience of Thai life and culture with far less of the mass tourism. The surrounding jungle gives way to pristine white beaches, with solitary limestone karst formations (think Ha Long Bay) dotted throughout the sea. Railay Beach, popular among rock climbers and those who know their way around, can only be accessed by boat, providing an exclusive experience. At properties such as the Ritz-Carlton Phulay Bay, guests can find a blissful haven from the bustle of the islands, and connect with themselves, each other, and the natural splendour of their surroundings.

3) Pai. Long a staple on the backpacking route, the town of Pai has begun to evolve into a destination with something for everyone. Located about 2 ½ hours by car north of Chiang Mai (which is, as Thailand’s northern hub, a must for any visitor), Pai is home to a young crowd; the street food is plentiful, the parties run late, and enjoying the breathtaking location is everyone’s priority. If you’re looking to mingle with other travelers from the world over, this is the spot to do it. With a profusion of hills, caves, and waterfalls, there are endless opportunities to explore. And when night comes, the brilliant starlight shining over seas of rice paddies provides a backdrop for dreams of new adventures.

Thailand, the “Land of Smiles”, is a must for any traveler, and The Luxury Travel Agency can elevate your journey from lovely to life-changing. We’ve been up and down the country, and we’re ready to share our knowledge with you!

Amanpulo Luxury Resort

As winter winds down, the chill in the air remains, and makes those of us at The Luxury Travel Agency long for sandy white beaches, the warm glow of the sun on our skin, and to cast all our worries away.

Located on a private island situated a mere 70 minutes from Manila, Amanpulo Luxury Resort checks all those boxes and more! Amanpulo lays blissfully unaware of the outside world, in the middle of the Sulu Sea. It is aptly named Amanpulo, Aman, meaning peace and pulo meaning island. This luxury resort is the epitome of a tropical beach paradise that will soothe your mind, body, and soul. Known for its classically beautiful white sand beaches, Amanpulo offers nature, comfort, and privacy.

Amanpulo offers two “room” categories. Casitas and Villas.

There are 42 beautifully constructed Casitas that offer luxury accommodation with direct beach access. Follow the sandy footpath to view the exquisite and stunning turquoise sea. Alongside the Casitas, Amanpulo also offers 18 gorgeous villas located on the eastern and western sides of the island. The villas range from one to four bedrooms and provide complete and total privacy. The Villas also offer world-class amenities such as:

Outdoor lounge

Private butler, chef, gardener, and housekeeper

Private pool

Living and dining pavilion

Both the Casitas and Villas provide spectacular views of the ocean and are designed to be stylish and modern, but with traditional and cultural splashes.

Located on a secluded island, Amanpulo does not lack for food options. The luxury resort offers five dining venues ranging from Filipino, Mediterranean, Japanese, to international cuisine options. However, if you are looking for something a bit more exclusive, private, and intimate, Amanpulo can arrange a Beach BBQ. Sit directly on the beach, take in the beautiful sunset, and listen to the waves crash upon the shore. Enjoy an intimate dining experience with four different menu options or create a unique, customized menu that the chef will gladly prepare.

Amanpulo offers a variety of water activities ranging from kitesurfing and scuba diving to snorkelling and kayaking. Or take advantage of the award-winning spa facility with six different treatment rooms. Enjoy Yoga, Pilates, or head to the fitness center. The Amanpulo takes care of all your wellness needs.

If you are like us at The Luxury Travel Agency and are longing for a luxurious trip to escape it all, contact us on WhatsApp at +1-647-551-5460 or send us an email at reservations@theluxurytraveclagnency.com. When you book with The Luxury Travel Agency, you will receive the following benefits!

    • Free Room Upgrade, when available

 

    • Free Breakfast

 

    • Food & Beverage, Spa or Hotel Credits

 

    • Free Wi-Fi

 

    • Availability to Check-In Early or Check-Out Late, when available

 

    • Custom Welcome Amenity

 

    VIP Status and Service

Contact us today for more details or to make a booking.

Thinking about a Disney cruise?

If you are wanting to give your kids a Disney experience but feel that maybe taking your kids to Disney might be too much for their little legs to do all that walking or you have already done Disney but want to experience Disney in another way? Well then look no further as a Disney Cruise will be able to give you all the Disney Magic you can hope for! The Luxury Travel Agency has been on a Disney cruise (whose kids were 6 at the time) and they would HIGHLY recommend a Disney cruise for families!

Disney has 4 ships to choose from; Magic, Wonder, Dream & Fantasy, and in 2022/2023 they will be launching three new ships; Wish, Triton & Fairy. Disney also cruises to many wonderful destinations such as; Alaska, Canada, Caribbean, Europe & the Pacific Coast, so if you are looking to bring your kids on a ship that will give you beach destinations, natural beauty or history & culture than look no further as Disney has it all! They do offer a wide variety of connecting rooms so if you are looking to travel as a larger or multi-generational than Disney will have accommodations that will suit your particular family needs!

Disney has an above and beyond kids’ clubs for both the younger kids and for your teens. Their Oceaneers Club and Oceaneer Lab (ages 3-12) offers activities such as; indoor playground, character meets, story-telling, arts & crafts, video games, dress up, design your own starship or roadster, learn to sketch, create your own play, hunt for lost treasure, find Captain Hook’s favorite hook (a three-day challenge), super sloppy science, and so MUCH MORE, your kids will never get bored here! With their hours being very flexible (09:00-midnight) it will be a great place to drop off your kids for them to play and make friends, and it will also give the adults a chance to have some alone time and have a nice relaxing dinner, hang out in the adults-only pool section or maybe relax, unwind and get a spa treatment! For the families traveling with teenagers, there is also something for them to do, the Disney cruise ships also have “Vibe” (ages 13-17) which is a teens-exclusive space where they can chill out, listen to music, watch TV, play group games, karaoke, dance parties, and much more.

Disney also has a wide variety of live entertainment such as; Beauty & the Beast, Marvel day at Sea, Pirate night, Frozen the musical, sailing away deck party, Tangled: the musical, Star Wars day at sea, Character Meet & Greets, Aladdin: the musical, and much more, with so many shows going on throughout the day, you and your family will definitely feel the Disney Magic! Disney cruises also have some great themed dining options as well, enjoy a dinner at Rapunzel’s Royal Table where the whole ceiling is covered in lanterns and Rapunzel & Flynn Rider make a surprise visit during dinner, or enjoy dinner at the Animators Palate and be drawn into a spacious room that recalls a real-life hand-drawn environment in black & white, wait until the end of dinner as well for a special surprise from your servers.

Disney also owns its own private island in the Bahamas called “Castaway Cay”. Guests are invited to enjoy this magical tropical oasis that is deemed just for Disney guests only. The island is outfitted for family leisure where you can enjoy, relaxing on the beach and swim in the beautiful pristine blue waters, for some adult time you can head over to Serenity Bay (18+) where you can enjoy open-air massages, speciality frozen drinks and get a meal at Air Bar where they have savoury dishes to satisfy your hunger. The island also boasts a 2,400 square-foot water play area for kids, and of course, they have a place for your teenagers to hang out as well “Teen Hideout” where your teens can lounge carefree in their very own slice of paradise!

So if you and your family are looking to get away to that perfect vacation where you will get all the Magic of Disney than look no further as a Disney Cruise will be the perfect fit for you and your family, contact The Luxury Travel Agency right now and we will help you plan your next perfect Disney Cruise Vacation, where magic is waiting for you around every corner!

Discoveries Down Under – 4 Australian Must-See Spots

Australia has been steadily rising on the list of desirable destinations over the past few years, and the reasons are as clear as the Great Barrier Reef’s waters. The ‘Land Down Under’ offers world-class quality across the board, from enchanting landscapes to a thriving culinary scene and beyond. Below, four of The Luxury Travel Agency’s must-see locales:

1) The Great Ocean Road. If you’re the type who loves getting out of the city to explore the natural world, this is a can’t-miss item on your bucket list. One of Earth’s great scenic drives, the Great Ocean Road (or GOR) winds along nearly 250 kilometres of Australia’s southern coast, with its eastern terminus just outside the city of Melbourne. Unending scenic views unfold before you, and your options are endless: indulge in artisanal cheese and ice cream, embark on treetop walks and ziplines, and even spot southern right whales with their babies just offshore! Don’t head for home without pictures at the 12 Apostles, a remarkable series of limestone stacks rising straight up from the ocean.

2) Byron Bay. Fans of the Thor films might spot the man behind the hammer – Chris Hemsworth – strolling the beaches of Byron Bay, where he and his family call home. Known throughout the country as a laid-back paradise, Australia’s easternmost town is all about enjoying the splendour around you: the beaches, the food, the arts, and more. A one-hour drive south from the Gold Coast Airport will get you there…leaving is a different question altogether!

3) Tasmania. While the Looney Tunes may have elevated the Tasmanian Devil to global consciousness, most travelers know little else about the island, which lies just off the southern coast of Australia, 80 minutes by plane from Melbourne. Its latitude and geography make for a wilderness experience like none other – almost a cross between Australia and New Zealand, with vast rugged spaces to explore. Several ultra-luxury lodges provide a home for visitors from which to sample the island’s many local delicacies, meet the wildlife, and marvel at the striking scenery. Tasmania has been Australia’s best-kept secret for a long time – plan a trip with The Luxury Travel Agency before the secret is out!

4) Kangaroo Island. As the name implies, wildlife is the name of the game here on Australia’s third-largest island, a mere 30-minute flight from Adelaide. Often referred to as, “A Zoo without Fences”, this place is an animal lover’s dream. You’ll find families of koalas lounging in the eucalyptus trees, packs of sea lions frolicking on the white sandy beaches, and of course herds of kangaroos bouncing all across the island. While the recent fires have dealt a setback to Kangaroo Island, recovery is well underway, and visitors can expect an experience with the natural world like nothing they’ve ever experienced before!

These four must-see destinations are only the beginning of the conversation when it comes to Australia, but from our perspective at The Luxury Travel Agency, they make for a heck of a starting point. Contact us today to make your Down Under dreams a reality!

Vietnam: Asia’s Next Big Thing in Travel

While the Vietnam of recent past was fraught with war and resistance against colonial forces, the nation today has seen rapid growth and globalization take root, as Vietnam taps into its spectacular cultural and culinary heritage along with its abundant natural resources. Although its neighbours Thailand and Indonesia get a larger share of the travel spotlight, it’s only a matter of time before Vietnam joins their ranks as a premier destination; it might be Asia’s best-kept secret (but not for long!)

Below, are a few of The Luxury Travel Agency’s favourite reasons to visit Vietnam:

1) The Food. Any conversation about Vietnam starts with the cuisine. Very few other nations can match their combination of health and taste; a “five-element” focus ensures that countless dishes are cooked with striking balance. Pho noodle soup is their most famous export, but this is only one of a staggering number of similar offerings that highlight the best of their respective regions. Banh Mi sandwiches, with bread inspired by the French style, can be found on every corner. The diversity of dishes, their ultra-fresh and healthy preparation, and the fun of exploring all your options through winding street markets come together to make Vietnamese food one of the world’s absolute best cuisines.

2) The Coast. Vietnam is blessed with over 3,200 kms of coastline stretching all the way down the eastern and southern edges of the country, providing travelers with a nearly endless supply of options to explore. In the north, world-famous Ha Long Bay enchants with its dreamlike maze of limestone cliffs. The central regions of Da Nang and Hoi An are home to huge swaths of beach that stretch for miles. And Vietnam’s southern islands, such as Phu Quoc, dazzle visitors with powder-soft sand that can match the quality of anything the rest of the world can offer.

3) The Mountains. On the western edge of Vietnam, away from the sea, rise clusters of stunning green hills and towering mountain peaks. In some areas, hill-tribes continue to live in villages as they have for generations, planting rice in jaw-dropping terraced fields that stretch as far as the eye can see. The Central Highlands region surrounding Da Lat is quite popular, but The Luxury Travel Agency puts the northern mountain town of Sa Pa on any must-see list. Trekking and motorbike riding through these hills, perched high above the green rice terraces in the valley, is an exercise in wondrous views and internal peace.

4) The Coffee. Vietnamese Coffee has established a global reputation, and upon your first sip, the reasons are clear. Strong, sweet, and best over ice, this drink is an integral cog in Vietnamese daily life. Cafés are everywhere (in fact, the Vietnamese word for coffee is ca phe), and everyone has their favourite. While the coffee itself packs a punch, it’s rarely enjoyed on the run; Vietnamese culture encourages a slow appreciation of their coffee (the slow-drip process certainly plays a role). In the capital city of Hanoi, “egg coffee” is a must – trust us, it’s much better than it sounds!

5) The Value. As a country undergoing sweeping changes in development and modernization, the strength of the Vietnamese currency (dong) is still quite low. Huge plates of delicious fried rice or noodles often go for $1 or $2 USD, and custom-tailored suits of quality can be had for $100. This means that you can relax at a sensational five-star hotel for a third of the price of the same property in Japan or Australia. Of course, prices will only go up as Vietnam gains more international renown – the time to go is now!

Vietnam holds a special place in our hearts at The Luxury Travel Agency – let us introduce you to this incredible land!

For more information on booking a trip to Vietnam, you can reach The Luxury Travel Agency at travel@LTALuxury.com or via phone or WhatsApp at +1-647-551-4560.

Visit Peru | The Luxury Travel Agency

Some ideas for your luxury travels to Peru!

 

Hiking Machu Picchu with your trusty llama.

 

From the citadel of Machu Picchu to the colorful wildlife of the Amazon rainforest, Peru offers dramatic scenery, rich culture and world-class food.

For those seeking an active adventure then Peru is a MUST. With so many adventurous activities to do such as: Scale the Sacred Valley’s via ferrata and zipline to lunch in a cliff-top pod, hike the famous Inca Trail, tree-top trekking through the Amazon Jungle, Dune Buggy rides and much more. Peru is also home to some great historical sites such as; Machu Picchu, Huyana Pichu, Saqsaywaman, Hucana Pucllana, Maras & Moray, Cusco Cathedral and the Ollantaytambo Fortress. The Luxury Travel Agency can book your perfect adventure to Peru, whether you are searching history, culture or adventure.

For those who love hiking, did you know that on your journey to Machu Picchu, via train, you can disembark the train early and do a full day hike of the famous Inca Trail, which is said to be one of the top 5 treks to do in the world! What better way to enter this Machu Picchu than to enter through the Sun Gate and get a bird’s eye view of the breathtaking citadel, that is estimated to have only had a population of just over 300 people during its time of use!

 

Hotel B Barranco, Lima, Peru, a Partner Hotel of The Luxruy Travel Agency

 

Inkaterra Machu Picchu, a Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency

 

During your time in Peru The Luxury Travel Agency recommends the following hotels: Lima – Hotel B Barranco, this hotel is an old colonial home that was revamped toa b boutique hotel with quaint rooms and delectable food. Sacred Valley – Sol Y Luna, you are right in the middle of the Andes mountains with beautiful lush gardens all around you and incredible views of the mountains, your individual casita really gives you a taste of Peruvian décor. Machu Picchu – Inkaterra Machu Picchu – you will feel like you are in the jungle here with the waterfalls that run through the property, stone pathways and hiking trails you can access right outside your room!

 

No trip to Peru is complete without a river cruise!

 

Feeling like you want a bit of water adventure as well? What better way to top off your Peruvian trip than with a River Cruise right on the Amazon, with a small number of rooms you will get a real intimate experience. Here you will get a sense of one of the world’s most biodiverse land ecosystem with a guide with you the entire time. You will get to experience some great activities such as; tropical bird watching, fishing for piranhas, stargazing, jungle walks, see the amazing pink dolphins, meet local inhabitants of the Amazon, and so much more!

For more information on booking a trip to Vietnam, you can reach The Luxury Travel Agency at travel@LTALuxury.com or via phone or WhatsApp at +1-647-551-4560.

 

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5 Reasons for Making New Zealand Your Next Luxury Adventure

This South Pacific island nation may be small in size, but its potential for lifelong travel memories is larger than most! Here are just five of the many reasons The Luxury Travel Agency recommends New Zealand for your next  luxury adventure abroad:

 

Milford Sound is a must for any trip to New Zealand.
Milford Sound is a must for any trip to New Zealand.

 

1) Milford Sound. If you don’t know, now you know. Hailed by many as the “Eighth Wonder of the World”, Milford Sound is a fiord situated on the southwestern coast of New Zealand. A series of towering forested peaks drop straight into the ocean, while waterfalls tumble from dizzying heights. Due to the region’s terrain, the drive from nearby Queenstown takes nearly 4 hours; the only way to visit in style is by helicopter, with expert pilots that bring you eye-to-eye with the mountaintops. You can even land on an alpine glacier or a Pacific coast beach…or both! This experience is simply a must when visiting New Zealand – your photo albums will thank you.

 

 

2) Waiheke Island. New Zealand’s best-kept secret – among visitors, at least – is Waiheke Island. A mere 40-minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland, Waiheke is the most populated island in the surrounding Hauraki Gulf. Here, the pace of life is slower than the mainland’s; a sign by the ferry docks reads, “Slow Down, You’re Here”. And what a place to be: the sun-kissed island is home to local growers of all description, from wine to olive oil and even honey, all carefully nurtured by dedicated artisans. There are coasts to kayak, beaches to stroll, and seaside restaurants to enjoy the freshest of meals at while watching the sun set over the Gulf; what more does one need for a perfect day?

 

 

3) Thrills Galore. New Zealand is a country known not just for its outdoors, but for the fun in getting out and exploring them. Queenstown, on the country’s South Island, is billed as the “Adventure Capital of the World” – and it’s a well-earned title. If it gets your blood pumping and your adrenaline rushing, you can find it here. The Kawarau Bridge Bungy was the first commercial bungy jumping operation in the world, and it delivers heart-stopping excitement to this day (as this author can personally attest). Jet boats rip up and down surrounding rivers at speeds of up to 90 km/h, as you come mere inches from the towering canyon walls. Prefer ziplining? Head up the gondola in the town center and zoom down on a series of ultra-scenic cables. Off-roading more your thing? The Luxury Travel Agency can put you in a top-end 4WD Buggy – you’ll never have more fun exploring! If you consider yourself a thrill-seeker, this is simply a destination you cannot afford to miss.

 

 

4) Lord of the Rings. Millions worldwide have adored the books, watched the movies, and marveled at the vast landscapes of Middle Earth; but what if you could go there yourself? As the primary filming location for both the LOTR and The Hobbit trilogies, New Zealand offers visitors the opportunity to place themselves exactly where their favorite characters on    ce stood. Our Local Partners will take you by off-road buggy through fields where battles raged, and across rivers forded by the story’s heroes. You can even tour through Hobbiton, the set for The Shire where the Hobbit houses can still be explored!

 

 

5) Freshest of Food. How could we do a travel post and not mention cuisine? New Zealand is renowned for the freshness of its food, most of which comes from local sources; its geographic position requires it. Guests at one of the many fantastic lodges might enjoy lamb and beef that was raised directly on the property itself, or sample seafood caught earlier that day just off the coast. Wine-growing regions dot the country, many of them world-famous for their outstanding quality. Here, a meal is not just a meal, but a story of the land, the ocean, and how they’ve provided for New Zealanders for generations.

This is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to New Zealand’s charms – the only way to know them all is to see for yourself. One of The Luxury Travel Agency’s favourite destinations; let us plan the adventure of a lifetime for you!

For more information on booking a trip to Vietnam, you can reach The Luxury Travel Agency at travel@LTALuxury.com or via phone or WhatsApp at +1-647-551-4560.

Around The World In 2 Hours

While sitting in The Luxury Travel Agency office in Toronto, my colleagues and I travelled around the world in only two hours.

If you are wondering how this is possible, the answer is simple. Representatives from eight different Park Hyatt hotels came to The Luxury Travel Agency and led us on a journey around the world.

Park Buenos Aires, a Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency
Park Buenos Aires, a Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency

 

First stop? Sunny Buenos Aires in Argentina. Park Hyatt Buenos Aires is located partially in an old palace offering a vibrant, cosmopolitan, and charming atmosphere. With an abundance of art, culinary options, and world-class service. Mixing contemporary and classic design with Latin flair, Park Hyatt Buenos Aires is the ultimate chic hotel.

 

Park Hyatt St. Kitts, a Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency
Park Hyatt St. Kitts, a Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency

 

Next, we travelled to the sunshine-filled shores of St. Kitts. Park Hyatt St. Kitts offers its guests the opportunity to unplug and reconnect with ultimate privacy. Nestled between lush rolling hills and beautiful ocean views, Park Hyatt St. Kitts has something for every member of the family to enjoy.

 

Park Hyatt Vienna, a Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency
Park Hyatt Vienna, a Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency

 

From the beach, we travelled to the historical city of Vienna. Park Hyatt Vienna, built inside a 100-year-old bank, is located in the golden quarter. History seeps out of every vestibule; however, it is not a dark and dreary place. Park Hyatt Vienna is fresh, modern, and cozy.

 

Park Hyatt Zurich, a Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency
Park Hyatt Zurich, a Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency

 

From Vienna to Zurich, Europe’s best-kept secret. The only luxury hotel in Zurich, the Park Hyatt Zurich, stands above the rest. With an extensive art collection, rooms and suites designed to be understatedly sleek with classical/cultural touches, and amazingly beautiful personal amenities upon arrival.

 

Park Hyatt Paris, a Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency
Park Hyatt Paris, a Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency

 

From Zurich, we travelled to the city of lights, Paris! The hotel is located in an authentically Parisian neighbourhood, offering a peaceful and serene atmosphere. Fully renovated in 2019, the design of the hotel is contemporary with a residential homey feeling. The Park Hyatt Paris is quaint, modern, and authentic.

 

Park Hyatt Doha, a Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency
Park Hyatt Doha, a Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency

 

Leaving Europe behind, we travelled to the Middle East. Park Hyatt Doha in Qatar is an excellent choice for first-time travellers to the Middle East. Located in the old park of the city next to the marketplace, Park Hyatt Doha is a city-based cultural experience, close to museums, teaming with Islamic art, with modern and Arabic influences.

 

Park Hyatt Aviara, a Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency
Park Hyatt Aviara, a Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency

 

From the shores of the Middle East, it was time to travel closer to home. Park Hyatt Aviara is the ultimate resort, spa, and golf club. Aviara, ideally located, is currently undergoing a massive renovation. Boasting stunning views of the ocean, golf course, and lagoon Aviara is sure to please when it comes to all your family’s needs.

 

Park Hyatt New York, a Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency
Park Hyatt New York, a Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency

 

Lastly, we travelled to the big apple. New York. The Manhattan Sky Suite at Park Hyatt New York offers 360-degree panoramic views. It is the highest luxury suite in the city that has three bedrooms, 75,000 dollars’ worth in books, a helicopter pad, a butler and a chef—the ultimate luxury experience.

You will have access to exclusive amenities when booking a Hyatt Park property through The Luxury Travel Agency!

Amenities such as:

    • Custom Welcome Amenity
    • Property Credit
    • Complimentary Breakfast
    • Room Upgrade Priority
    • Early Check-In/Late Check-Out

With so many options around the world. The opportunity to book is at your fingertips! There is nothing that is holding you back from enjoying a luxurious vacation!

Contact us on WhatsApp at +1-647-551-5460 or send us an email at reservations@theluxurytraveclagnency.com to make your dreams, a reality!

Six Senses Resorts and Spa Takes to the City in Singapore

Exciting news has spread across the Asian culture as Six Senses plans to open its first-ever city hotels. The Luxury Travel Agency is excited to announce that the largely regarded Six Senses Resorts and Spa which is well known for its quiet beach-front locations, has stepped up to the challenge of city hotels and is expected to have two locations opening soon in Singapore. Great excitement has stirred along with much curiosity as the resort brand brings its charm into the heart of Singapore, right in the middle of the hustle and bustle!

Both the hotels are located within very close distance of each other; the Duxton and the Maxwell. Both buildings hold a long story of history, despite the wonderful renovations Six Senses has given them.

The Maxwell Hotel, located on Maxwell Road was originally the location of a large nutmeg plantation a long time ago, but in later years when fourteen 3 and 4 story buildings were constructed along the stretch, times changed into a new era! The fourteen buildings were eventually connected into one 5large building in the later years, thus now appealing to Six Senses as a wonderful candidate.

The Maxwell hotel building was selected by Six Senses for its historical appeal, its classical design and exquisite location. One may see for themselves in the photos, however, to truly experience the divine luxury of these new properties, a pampered visit is a must. The diverse characteristics of the buildings original character have been thoughtfully preserved and restored to their original shining glamour. The hotel now features over 120 spacious guestrooms and suites, an outdoor lap pool, champagne bar and lounge, whisky bar, board room and even club lounge.

The interior of the building and rooms will stun its future guests to the bone with the exquisite eye of none other than Jacques Garcia, a renowned French interior designer with an eye tailored to luxury and taste. The furnishings selected carefully reflect the era when the building was constructed but keeping in mind today’s taste for modern atmospherics.

Situated in Chinatown’s old quarter Tanjong Pagar, also regarded as Jinrickshaw Palace, one can now find Six Senses second new hotel! The Duxton, located just a moments distance of The Maxwell, holds a unique story of its own. In an area which long before used to hold dark secrets of drug use and illegal trade, has now become an area of light and open arms with The Duxton in the neighborhood. Visiting guests can experience local food right by the hotel, or of course, enjoy fine cuisine right in the hotels highly refined restaurant.

The Six Senses brought in Anouska Hempel; a visionary from London, to design the interior of the hotel. While still illuminating with Asian design, Anouska created a unique style which provides visiting guests with a luxurious and cultural experience unique to the location. One of Six Senses wonderful accomplishments with both their new additions, was their ability to rejuvenate both the buildings, whistle still maintaining their authentic Asian style, which is very vital as guests are not just visiting the hotel but experiencing the area’s culture even from the inside.

At The Luxury Travel Agency, we are bursting with excitement to send our valued clients to this property. With much to offer aside from the beautiful hotels themselves, we can offer our VIP travellers the chance to receive upgrades on arrival (subject to availability), complimentary breakfast, USD 100 Food and Beverage credits, early check-in/late check-out (subject to availability), complimentary Wi-Fi, and of course, star level VIP service and custom welcome amenities tailored just to you.

To discover more about this lovely property, click here, or reach out to us today and our Senior Travel Advisor & Asia Specialist will fill you in with all the latest scoop, and provide you with the tailored luxury travel experience you’ve only seen in your dreams!

Contact us for your next honeymoon, week-long adventure or family vacation at (647)-551-4560. You can even find us on WhatsApp or by email at Reservations@TheLuxuryTravelAgency.com

Eight Hotel Portofino

Located in Italy, Eight Hotel Portofino will keep everyone pleased with their phenomenally designed rooms and the plenty of activities they have to offer.

The Luxury Travel Agency would be pleased to book you at one of our partner hotels, the Eight Hotel Portofino. Featuring 18 stylish and relaxing rooms. The suite, for example, located on the second last floor, has a spacious bedroom with a king four-posed bed, a lounge and a modern bathroom with a large round tub. Every detail in the Eight Hotel Portofino is selected and designed to make this a place pleasurable.

The Eight Hotel Portofino has to offer many amenities like room upgrade on arrival, subject to availability or at time of booking when possible, daily breakfast for two, free Wi-Fi, early check-in/late check-out when available, welcome amenities, VIP status and free access to wellness area (Turkish & steam bath).

Not only does this hotel have spacious modern rooms, Eight Hotel Portofino has many activities to make sure there’s something for everyone. You could go on an excursion like visiting the Cinque Terre, a territory of exceptional scenic quality where the Ligurian mountains turn into sheer cliffs where they meet the blue sea creating a unique and evocative landscape, or you could enjoy other activities like golf, tennis, scuba diving and snorkeling.

The location of the Eight Hotel Portofino is wonderful for visitors. You could visit the fishermen’s huts arranged in a semi-circle around the famous piazza that is very close to the Hotel, the tourist harbor, or the Castle of Brown.

To learn more about the benefits and luxury of booking with The Luxury Travel Agency for your next trip, drop us a line or WhatsApp us at +1-647-551-5460, or shoot us an email at reservations@theluxurytraveclagnency.com, and one of our experienced and knowledgeable travel experts will be happy help you guide you to the luxury trip you have always wanted.

The Luxury Travel Agency – Kuwait

Planning Luxury Travels for Clients in Kuwait and Beyond!

The iconic view of Burj Khalifa in Dubai.

 

At The Luxury Travel Agency, our dream is to make your dream a reality. We are a worldwide leader in high-end, luxury travels.  We have connections around the world at all of the finest hotels, resorts, tour companies, and every other facet that comes together to make a luxury trip special and memorable.

 

Four Seasons Bora Bora, a Partner Hotel with The Luxury Travel Agency
Four Seasons Bora Bora, a Partner Hotel with The Luxury Travel Agency

 

To all luxury travelers from Kuwait, we want you to know: our personal knowledge of the world is second to none. We’ve been to the hotels you want to stay at, we’ve done the activities you want to do, we’ve flown the airlines that take you there. When it comes to recommendations, ours are based on direct experience; we search only for the best so that you receive nothing less.

 

Singita Sweni, South Africa, a Partner Hotel with The Luxury Travel Agency
Singita Sweni, South Africa, a Partner Hotel with The Luxury Travel Agency

 

While our office may not be located in Kuwait, the Internet has rendered physical proximity a thing of the past. We are proud to have clients from all over the world, and we make every effort to work on your preferred timeline, whether you’re at home in Kuwait or working abroad. Our clients trust us not because we are the closest choice to them, but because we are their best choice; something that makes us proud of what we do, every day.

 

The Luxury Travel Agency Partner Hotels and Resorts

When you book one of our Partner Hotels (you see we work with all the luxury hotels and resorts from Aman to Waldorf Astoria) with us, you pay the same rate (or even lower!) as you would when booking the hotel online; on top of that, you receive all kinds of benefits, such as room upgrades, free breakfast, hotel credits, and more. Best of all, we do not charge for simple hotel bookings – so you get your favorite hotel, at an equal or better price than the competitors, plus free amenities and benefits; and VIP status! There’s no reason to book any other way!

 

Enjoy a Glacier Picnic

 

Of course, the real strength of The Luxury Travel Agency is in our trip planning. We specialize in customized itineraries, building your holiday from the ground up, just the way you want it. From first-class flights and five-star hotels to glacier picnics and VIP fashion show tickets, we arrange anything and everything. Think of us as a tailor for your luxury travel life; you wouldn’t wear somebody else’s shirt, so why should you go on somebody else’s trip? We’re not interested in standard packages – our goal is to design a unique journey that suits you, and no one else.

Amankila, Bali, a Partner Hotel with The Luxury Travel Agency
Amankila, Bali, a Partner Hotel with The Luxury Travel Agency

 

For your next trip from Kuwait, to Bali, the Maldives or wherever it may be, trust The Luxury Travel Agency with your travel plans. We’ll get you far more for your money than anyone else, and transform your journey from satisfactory to sublime!  Whether your trip is just a weekend away or a multi-week or multi-month journey around the world, we are here to help with your luxury travels.  No trip is too big or too small.

 

Our goal is to make every trip perfect in every way.

Baccarat Hotel, a Partner Hotel with The Luxury Travel Agency
Baccarat Hotel, a Partner Hotel with The Luxury Travel Agency

 

When you book with The Luxury Travel Agency, we will ensure you are well taken care of from beginning to end.

For more information or to start planning your next trip, send us a text or WhatsApp us at +1-647-551-5460, or e-mail at client.services@theluxurytravelagency.com and one of our experienced and knowledgeable travel experts will be happy to guide you to the luxury trip you have always wanted.

The Luxury Travel Agency – Dubai

The iconic view of Burj Khalifa in Dubai.

 

At The Luxury Travel Agency, our dream is to make your dream a reality. We are a worldwide leader in high-end travel experiences, with connections across the globe at all of the finest hotels, resorts, tour companies, and every other facet that comes together to make a luxury trip special and memorable.

 

Four Seasons Bora Bora, a Partner Hotel with The Luxury Travel Agency
Four Seasons Bora Bora, a Partner Hotel with The Luxury Travel Agency

 

To all luxury travelers from Dubai, we want you to know: our personal knowledge of the world is second to none. We’ve been to the hotels you want to stay at, we’ve done the activities you want to do, we’ve flown the airlines that take you there. When it comes to recommendations, ours are based on direct experience; we search only for the best so that you receive nothing less.

Singita Sweni, South Africa, a Partner Hotel with The Luxury Travel Agency
Singita Sweni, South Africa, a Partner Hotel with The Luxury Travel Agency

 

While our office may not be located in Dubai, the Internet has rendered physical proximity a thing of the past. We are proud to have clients from all over the world, and we make every effort to work on your preferred timeline, whether you’re at home in Dubai or working abroad. Our clients trust us not because we are the closest choice to them, but because we are their best choice; something that makes us proud of what we do, every day.

 

The Luxury Travel Agency Partner Hotels and Resorts

When you book one of our Partner Hotels with us, you pay the same rate (or even lower!) as you would when booking the hotel online; on top of that, you receive all kinds of benefits, such as room upgrades, free breakfast, hotel credits, and more. Best of all, we do not charge for simple hotel bookings – so you get your favourite hotel, at an equal or better price than the competitors, plus free benefits. There’s no reason to book any other way!

 

Enjoy a Glacier Picnic

 

Of course, the real strength of The Luxury Travel Agency is in our trip planning. We specialize in customized itineraries, building your holiday from the ground up, just the way you want it. From first-class flights and seven-star hotels to glacier picnics and VIP fashion show tickets, we arrange anything and everything. Think of us as a tailor for your travel life; you wouldn’t wear somebody else’s shirt, so why should you go on somebody else’s trip? We’re not interested in standard packages – our goal is to design a unique journey that suits you, and no one else.

Amankila, Bali, a Partner Hotel with The Luxury Travel Agency
Amankila, Bali, a Partner Hotel with The Luxury Travel Agency

 

For your next trip from Dubai, to Bali, the Maldives or wherever it may be, trust The Luxury Travel Agency with your travel plans. We’ll get you far more for your money than anyone else, and transform your journey from satisfactory to sublime!

Baccarat Hotel, a Partner Hotel with The Luxury Travel Agency
Baccarat Hotel, a Partner Hotel with The Luxury Travel Agency

 

When you book with The Luxury Travel Agency, we will ensure you are well taken care of from beginning to end.

For more information or to start planning your next trip, send us a text or WhatsApp us at +1-647-551-5460, or e-mail at client.services@theluxurytravelagency.com and one of our experienced and knowledgeable travel experts will be happy to guide you to the luxury trip you have always wanted.

 

WHAT IS LUXURY?

The Luxury Travel Agency is now a member of the InterContinental Hotel Group Lifestyle & Luxury Program

The Luxury Travel Agency is now a member of the InterContinental Hotel Group Lifestyle & Luxury Program which includes select properties at InterContinental Hotels and Resorts, Kimpton Hotels, and all Indigo Hotels. Including over 85 different countries, these hand selected luxury hotels have a lot to offer their VIP Guests.

Our valued clients who stay at any of these luxury properties will have the leisure of late check-out (subject to availability), complimentary breakfasts, room upgrades (subject to availability), unlimited Wi-Fi on limitless devices and complimentary amenities worth USD 100.

The Luxury Travel Agency also adds its personal touches by including a collection of fresh fruit, snacks and beverages catered to your preferences and desires, but we don’t stop there for our clients! We do our best to make sure you receive VIP Status and Service, regardless of the room type you book, or the length of your stay.

Hotels like the InterContinental, Indigo and the Kimpton, all have a unique story to tell at each location. Some are modern and artsy, while others hold a very historic vibe presenting the local city’s unique culture and design; The Kimpton with its unique boutique hotels, The InterContinental with its exceptional modern design, and the Indigo hotels with their unique flair and unquestionable service.

Wherever it is you are thinking of travelling to, you can always count on these partners to provide the cherry on top of your luxury vacation with unique service tailored to you.

The addition of these Partner Hotels now takes the total of our Partner Hotels to over 1,700 of the best hotels and resorts around the world. You can see our other Partner Hotel Brands here or if you want to search by destination, you can search here.

For travelers looking for that unique luxury experience they will never forget, contact us and one of our professional Luxury Travel Advisors will make your dream trip a reality.

The Captivating Marvels of Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town, South Africa has long been known as one of Africa’s most popular cities to visit, but what is it about Cape Town that draws us in? Set on a peninsula wedged between the Atlantic and Indian Oceans with the iconic Table Mountain as its backdrop, the city of Cape Town sits in one of the worlds most spectacular settings.

Luxury Travel in Cape Town
From the top of Table Mountain, Cape Town is yours for the taking!

 

Cape Town: Heaps of Highlights

In Cape Town, things to do are endless. The city is bustling with markets, and the V&A Waterfront has attractions galore. Visitors have the luxury of taking a short drive out to some of the most gorgeous white sandy beaches, mere minutes from downtown. The city is also well recognized for its harbour, biodiversity, good weather year-round,  and cultural as well as sporting opportunities. In fact, back in June 2010 the city played host to the World Cup soccer tournament!

The best time to visit Cape Town for a beach holiday is December through April, where you can really take advantage of South Africa’s world class coastlines and divine scenery. However, if you’re more of an active traveler with a thirst for adventure, Cape Town in April through June is the time to circle on your calendar! With the region’s impressive biodiversity, hiking during these months is a highly recommended activity with days of crisp and clear air.

If hiking and beaches don’t scratch your itch, you can also go whale watching in July through September as the whales migrate to the area, and the wild flowers bloom along the coastline as the weather warms up.

Cape Town things to do
Cape Town is blessed with a picturesque location unlike anywhere in the world

 

Something for Everyone in The Mother City

Cape Town will appeal to nearly anyone who’s in the mood for a great trip away. Whether it be a romantic honeymoon couple searching for exquisite accommodations and idyllic views, families with children who can share the white beaches with penguins, or of course the adventure seekers who will absolutely relish the chance to discover the secrets of Table Mountain (which just so happens to be one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World), there is something for every traveler! No matter where you find yourself in Cape Town, things to do will find you.

Let The Luxury Travel Agency set you up in one of our hand-selected properties such as The Silo Hotel, the Taj Cape Town, One & Only and more, so you can enjoy one of South Africa’s most magnificent locations in luxurious comfort, grace, and style. We promise that after your first visit to Cape Town with The Luxury Travel Agency, you’ll be hungry to return before your tan even has the time to fade!

Our New Partner Hotel in New York – Mr. C Seaport

The Luxury Travel Agency is excited to announce our newest Partner Hotel in New York… Mr. C Seaport!

Mr. C Hotels is a collection of contemporary classic hotels with a boutique touch that offer guests a rather unmatchable experience, differing from many other luxury hotels you may know of, and unique again, is the new Mr. C Seaport Hotel, located in the Seaport District of New York City, has a fantastic location which features views of the Brooklyn Bridge, skyline and East River.

This hotel has a large focus on expressing the city’s culture, dining and entertainment atmosphere and aura. The hotel includes two fantastic dining restaurants, but of course, where Mr. C goes, impeccable taste always follows, with fantastic presentation and Italian ingredients are those created through the influence of Maggio and Ignazio Cipriani’s travels throughout Italy itself.

This newly opened hotel is far from simplistic, with its spacious 66 rooms complete with marble bathrooms and Italian linens, and its 6 premium suites with lustrous teak veneer, rain showers, 4k televisions, and impressive panoramic balcony terraces, guests will feel as though they are living like royalty, and of course treated as royalty around the clock.

The property has undergone a complete reconstruction from the buildings previous use, but maintains its iconic red-brick exterior, as to maintain its historical value in the Seaport district of New York, and The Howard Hughes Corporation.

The Luxury Travel Agency, is very excited to introduce this new Partner Hotel to our clients wishing to enjoy a stay in the great city of New York!

Our clients who book Mr. C Seaport will receive a Room Upgrade, (subject to availability), Complimentary Daily Breakfast via In-Room Dining or the Restaurant, a USD 75.00 Food and Beverage Credit, Early Check-In/Late Check-Out, (when available) for those long jet-setters; free High-Speed Wi-Fi, a Welcome Amenity and VIP Service.

At The Luxury Travel Agency, we like to go the extra mile for our travelers, and include personalized welcome amenities in-room, based on the guest’s unique preferences.

If you’re looking to plan your luxury travel experience, do it with us, and we will show you why! Give us a call or WhatsApp message at +1-647-551-4560 or email us at reservations@theluxurytravelagency.com.

The EDITION Bodrum – Our Newest Partner in Turkey!

The EDITION hotels, unlike any other hotel brand, have a very distinct way of standing out from the crowd. With each hotel they have around the world, one who visits any will find that they feel nothing like the previous EDITION Hotel. One may however, find that the service of each is wonderful, and that is the one thing they do not change. Unique hotels with a hint of flare and dazzle, The EDITION takes full credit for making each of their locations different, because as they say it “no two cities are the same” so they have created culture inside the hotel designs.

New to the collection of EDITION hotels is The EDITION Bodrum, with 102 gorgeous rooms, suites and villas which have private pools and spacious balconies to indulge in. The hotel is located just on the western point of the Bodrum peninsula, 3 kilometers from Yalikavak Marina. With a restaurant, bar, fitness centres and drinks under cabanas, you’ll be dreaming long before you visit, but it is only the tip of the iceberg at this hotel. With luxury service and care, you will feel like royalty, but simply because at The EDITION, you are.

When you book with The Luxury Travel Agency, we will also throw in some personal touches for you, as our fellow traveling friends! Such as a room upgrade on arrival (subject to availability), early check-in and late check-out (subject to availability), hotel credits and complimentary treats in room, sparkling wine anyone? At The Luxury Travel Agency, we spend time, thought, and dedicated heart into making your travel experiences around the world just the way you want it to be… perfect.

Call or WhatsApp us at +1-647-551-4560 or email us at Reservations@TheLuxuryTravelAgency.com and one of our dedicated Travel Advisors will guide you to a journey created the way it should be, made for you.

Click here to see more of our Partner Hotels and Resorts.

The Luxury Travel Agency is now a member of the InterContinental Hotel Group Lifestyle & Luxury Program

The Luxury Travel Agency is now a member of the InterContinental Hotel Group Lifestyle & Luxury Program which includes select properties at InterContinental Hotels and Resorts, Kimpton Hotels, and Indigo Hotels.  Located in over 85 different countries, these hand-selected luxury hotels have a lot to offer our VIP clients.

Our valued clients who stay at any of these luxury properties will have the leisure of late check-out (subject to availability), complimentary breakfasts, room upgrades (subject to availability), unlimited Wi-Fi on limitless devices and complimentary amenities worth USD 50-100.

 

InterContinental Carlton Cannes, a Hotel Partner of The Luxury Travel Agency

 

Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa, Grand Cayman, a Partner Hotel with The Luxury Travel Agency

 

 

The Luxury Travel Agency also adds its personal touches by including a collection of fresh fruit, snacks and beverages catered to your preferences and desires, but we don’t stop there for our clients! We do our best to make sure you receive VIP Status and Service, regardless of the room type you book, or the length of your stay.

 

 

 

 

Kimpton Charlotte Square Hotel, a Partner Hotel with The Luxury Travel Agency

 

Hotels like the InterContinental, Indigo and the all have a unique story to tell at each location. Some are modern and artsy, while others hold a very historic vibe presenting the local city’s unique culture and design; The Kimpton with its unique boutique hotels, The InterContinental with its exceptional modern design, and the Indigo hotels with their unique flair and unquestionable service.

 

Hotel Indigo Brussels, a Partner Hotel of The Luxury Travel Agency

 

 

InterContinental London Park Lane, a Hotel Partner of The Luxury Travel Agency
InterContinental London Park Lane, a Hotel Partner of The Luxury Travel Agency

 

 

Wherever it is you are thinking of travelling to, you can always count on these partners to provide the cherry on top of your luxury vacation with unique service tailored to you.

The addition of these Partner Hotels now takes the total of our Partner Hotels to over 2,000 of the best hotels and resorts around the world. You can see our other Partner Hotel Brands such as Four Seasons, Ritz Carlton, St. Regis and more here, or if you want to search by destination, you can search here.

 

InterContinental New York Barclay, a Hotel Partner of The Luxury Travel Agency
InterContinental New York Barclay, a Hotel Partner of The Luxury Travel Agency

 

For travelers looking for that unique luxury experience, they will never forget, give The Luxury Travel Agency contact us today at 1-647-551-4560 or at reservations@theluxruytravelagency.com and one of our professional Luxury Travel Advisors will make your dream trip a reality.