Luxury Hotel Kaua'i

Kaua’i in Style: St. Regis Princeville Packages

Hawaii never goes out of style. And Kaua’i, the island that is celebrating the 20th anniversary of Jurassic Park, which used the island as the backdrop for pre-historic beauty and awe, probably understands the word timeless more than any other destination.

To that end, luxury, too, is in timeless celebration and the St. Regis Princeville is putting pure luxury on sale with the following fall packages:

  • Pursue Your Passion with a $1,000 Resort Credit – Pursue your passion for dining, sport, spa and luxury with a $1000 resort credit per room for every 5 nights booked. There are golf rounds at Makai Golf Club, spa treatments at Halele’a Spa, and epicurean delights from multiple dining venues. Or clients can redeem the entire credit for a 5-night room upgrade. (for stays through December 19, 2013)
  • Sunsational Savings – Book now and clients can enjoy a 5th night on the house, also breakfast for two daily, and a complimentary upgrade reflected at time of booking, based upon availability (for stays through December 23, 2014)
  • Suite Luxury, Legacy Rates – Reserve select suites at The St. Regis Princeville and clients can stay a second night for $4, just as it was in 1904 when the first St. Regis Hotel opened its doors.

Select suites include:

Minimum two-night stay.

The Prince Junior Suite offers a bedroom/sitting room with a foyer entry and a dining area for four.

The St. Regis Ocean View Suite overlooks spectacular Hanalei Bay and the Pacific Ocean.

The Royal Suite is furnished with European antiques and has a private bedroom and a “royal spa”, which includes a spa tub and spacious bath.

The Bali Hai Suite is a two-story loft featuring an island motif and a natural color palette

The Presidential Suite is beautifully appointed with impeccable elegance. Scenes from the movie The Descendants were filmed in this suite.

  • Suite Life in Paradise – The Prince Junior Suite and St. Regis Ocean View Suite are offered at discounted nightly rates and included these extras:

o   $100 Resort Credit per day

o   St. Regis Butler Service

o   Lei Greeting

Located on the North Shore of Kaua’i, the resort’s 251 rooms and suites are built on historic grounds beside the emerald green Hanalei Valley and overlooking the Napali Coast. The St. Regis Princeville Resort is surrounded by five mountains, a patchwork of taro farms, a wildlife refuge, equestrian paths and hiking trails. Onsite amenities include: St. Regis’ legendary Butler service, Jean-Georges’ Kaua’I Grill, the Halele’a Spa, Trina Turk Cabana, and two golf courses designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr.  Average room rates start at $490 per night.

St. Regis Princeville
(866) 716-8140


Surfing Championships Australia

Surfing Safari: Australian Open of Surfing in Sydney

 The Australia Open of Surfing – something borrowed from Huntington Beach’s successful annual competition, happens Feb. 8-16, 2014, on Manly Beach in Sydney, Australia. Qantas Vacations is ready for the tsunami of surfing fans with the perfect Australian Open of Surfing package. The event will feature competitions between top international pro surfers and skaters over 8 days and, of course, showcases some of Sydney’s and NSW’s incredible beaches, surf breaks, surf culture and fun coastal lifestyle. Destination NSW has partnered with Qantas Vacations for the AOS package that includes flights and hotel accommodations, which can be booked at

  •             Round trip flights on Qantas Airways from Los Angeles to Sydney
  •             5 nights Sydney; standard hotel
  •             3 Day Sydney Harbor Hop On Hop Off Cruise Pass
  •             Manly ferry transfers
  •             Transfers between airport and hotel
  •             Airline fuel surcharges and taxes

Dates & Departures:

Valid for travel: February 8-16, 2014
Price: From $2339

Qantas Vacations
(866) 464-9575


 Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong Packages

Mandarin Oriental: Great Packages in Great Cities

“Roughing It” On The River In Boston

Mandarin Oriental, Boston invites guests to enjoy luxurious accommodation and a gourmet picnic along the Charles River this fall with its “Traveling Picnic Packages.” These include a one-night stay in a luxurious guestroom, plus a gourmet picnic basket for two to enjoy along the nearby Esplanade on the Charles River (available through October 15, 2013
). The Head of The Charles Picnic Package offers guests a two-night stay for the weekend (October 19th & 20th), and a gourmet picnic basket to enjoy during The Head of the Charles regatta. Rates run around $589 per night.

A Luxurious Way To Enjoy Golden Week In Hong Kong

Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong celebrates its Golden Anniversary throughout 2013. A “Golden Week” package allows guests to indulge in the Golden Celebration package and enjoy luxurious accommodations, a bottle of champagne on arrival, $50 spa credit at The Mandarin Spa, special 50th anniversary gift and daily breakfast at the Clipper Lounge of Café Causette. Available until December 31st, with rates starting from $567 per night.

Segway Through Shanghai In Style

Mandarin Oriental, Shanghai celebrates its expansive waterfront location beside the Huangpu River promenade by offering an exhilarating and only-in-Shanghai touring experience. Guests at Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai can have a memorable 30-minute Huangpu Riverfront tour on a Segway. Tours run daily between 3:30-6:30pm and are accompanied by a Segway expert guide. Also, guests can take part in the “Second Night On Us” package with rates starting at $556.

New York Introduces A Way To Wine, Dine, & Delight

Mandarin Oriental, New York invites guests to indulge in an exclusive multi-course wine dinner at Asiate with its Wine, Dine, Delight package. Guests enjoy seating at the exclusive Asiate Monthly Wine Dinner of choice and receive a complimentary gift from the wine maker to take home. Rates begin at $1,150.

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
(800) 526 6566


Resorts in Bermuda packages

Bermuda Vacation: Sunny Days, Starry Nights

The Reefs Resort & Club Resort, a family-owned cliffside resort on the Atlantic overlooking a pink-sand cove, has a new “Give her the Stars” package for two that features deluxe accommodations for four nights, Champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries, daily breakfast and afternoon tea, romantic martinis, a couples massage at La Serena Spa, and a “personal star” registration. The property offers 62 rooms, suites and cottages, three restaurants, a spa, water and fitness amenities. All accommodations are arranged in bright neo-colonial island décor and have ocean views. Package rates starting at $2,545 per couple, through January 2, 2014.

The Reefs
(800) 742-2008


Castle hotel in ireland

Ireland’s Ashford Castle’s Grand Film Fest Package

Ashford Castle, set on 350 emerald acres on the shores of Lough Corrib and the River Cong in County Mayo, Ireland, is offering a “Celebrating Hollywood’s Legends Platinum Package” for those heading to the scenic village of Cong next month for the Cong Festival that celebrates Western Ireland’s contribution to cinema. The festival is in its third year, and will be commemorating the John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara classic, The Quiet Man, which was shot in County Mayo. Wayne and O’Hara, along with much of the cast and crew, stayed at Ashford Castle during filming.

The package runs from October 4-7 and features such unusual activities as Irish Ceili dance lessons, as well as a “Quiet Man” tour and entry to a real Irish ball.

The Celebrating Hollywood’s Legends Platinum Package includes:

  • Three nights’ accommodations with breakfast
  • Entrance to the Innisfree Ball
  • The Quiet Man Coach Tour
  • Introductory lessons in Irish Ceili Dancing
  • Irish Ceili at The Lodge
  • Special screening of John Ford’s Dreaming The Quiet Man
  • Cruise on Lough Corrib
  • Shuttle bus service to and from all events

Ashford Castle features 83 guestrooms and is renowned for a range of country sports including equestrian activities, fly fishing, golf, even falconry. Several dining rooms and bars, along with a gracious afternoon tea service are among the amenities.

The three-night package is priced from $988 for two. Ashford Castle is a Red Carnation Hotel and a member of Leading Hotels of the World. The property is located about 30 miles from Galway Airport and 80 miles from Shannon International Airport. It’s 158 miles from Dublin.

Ashford Castle
(800) 346-7007


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