Luxury Travel

Luxury transportation on Oahu with Blacklane and Velocity

Luxury transportation on Oahu with Blacklane and Velocity Honolulu make getting around the island an experience to cherish. Uber and Lyft are convenient, but why not upgrade your ride to black tie service? If you’re living on or visiting Oahu, Blacklane provides professional ground transportation in a Mercedes-Benz with exceptional driver service.  Rates are confirmed before you book, including all taxes, tolls,…

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Romantic coastal escape at La Valencia Hotel

A romantic getaway without the kids at the Mediterranean-style La Valencia Hotel is the perfect way to rekindle the spark with your spouse. Located in the La Jolla neighborhood of San Diego, this luxury seaside retreat is steeped in La Jolla history with touches old Hollywood glamour. Relax by the ocean-view pool, dine on the terrace of THE MED, or…

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Cool coastal vibe at Pasea Hotel & Spa

Located in Huntington Beach, California, Pasea Hotel & Spa takes “Surf City” to a new level with luxury accommodations that have a down-to-earth vibe. Situated across the street from the Pacific Ocean, Pasea (which is a play on the words PAcific and SEA) has great views and is convenient for those who want to take advantage of the ocean and beach…

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Tropical treatments at The Palms Spa AVEDA

To relax after a long day of site seeing in Miami Beach, Florida, head to The Palms Spa AVEDA, located at The Palms Hotel & Spa, where a pampering experience awaits. The spa offers a relaxing beachside escape with treatments inspired by the tropical environment in which it is located. Influenced by ancient Ayurvedic holistic philosophy, the spa focuses on treating the body, mind…

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Desert Oasis at Omni Rancho Las Palmas

For a relaxing desert escape with plenty of options for keeping cool, look no further than the Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa located in Rancho Mirage, CA. Forget just lounging by the pool, families, in particular, will love the lazy river, waterslides and fountains in Splashtopia. The newly renovated 444-room resort offers a tranquil setting with 240 lush…

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City Luxury at Omni San Francisco Hotel

The four-Diamond Omni San Francisco Hotel, located in the bustling financial district, offers luxury accommodations, five-star amenities and access to high-end shopping at nearby Union Square. The 17-story hotel has old San Francisco charm with elegant Austrian crystal chandeliers, Italian marble, Mahogany walls, and custom iron railings. With a cable car stop right out front, it’s easy to access many…

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Fitness Camps Offer Healthy Vacations

Looking good in a swimsuit is never easy. Parents might want to treat themselves to a week away without the kids at a fitness camp to focus on keeping slender while enjoy a getaway. Gone are the days of starving at a “fat camp.” Now, there are weight-loss camps that are more like spas than boot camps. With menus that offer low-calorie,…

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Stargazing at JW Marriott Los Angeles

The JW Marriott Los Angeles LA Live hotel is the perfect place to spot movie stars, to crash after catching a concert at the Staples Center, to chill at the rooftop pool and full-service spa, or to indulge in a variety of dining experiences. Although children are certainly welcome, parents might enjoy visiting this lux resort for an escape without the kids to…

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Retro Vibe at Laguna Beach House Hotel

Laguna Beach House (formerly the Laguna Cliffs Inn), located in Laguna Beach, California, has recently undergone a $1.5 million renovation that gave the tired hotel a new, fresh and hip vibe that reflects the coastal town in which it is located. With decor that blends coastal chic and vintage surf, guests will feel both at ease and pampered. Retro Rooms at…

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Mosaic Hotel Provides Chic Luxury

The Mosaic Hotel, Gemstone Hotels & Resorts, has recently undergone an extensive multi-million dollar renovation and has relaunched as a sleek, modern boutique hotel offering luxury accommodation and upgraded amenities. The 49-room property redesign was created by London-based design firm Luxlo and combines a modern and artistic look that celebrates the California lifestyle with natural tones and materials including Mosaic’s signature sage, as well as bright…

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Stay Cool on a Desert Vacation

Don’t let the summer heat get you down during a family desert vacation, such as Palm Springs. Here are some tips to help you keep cool when the temperature rises. Find a Mister: Find a desert vacation hotel or restaurant that has water misters. The light spray will feel refreshing on a hot day. Resorts such as the Hyatt Palm Springsand…

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Japanese Flair at Hotel Kabuki

For those looking for a change of scenery from Southern California, check out this green hotel in San Francisco’s Japantown. Hotel Kabuki, a Joie de Vivre hotel, offers an Asian-inspired get-away complete with in-room Japanese-style soaking tubs, sake and sushi, communal baths and a koi pond.   Serene Guest Rooms and Suites at Hotel Kabuki This 218-room boutique hotel’s guest rooms offer…

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