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Couples Delight Package in Miami, Florida

Boasting a private beach along prestigious Brickell Key, the triple Five-Star Mandarin Oriental, Miami offers sophisticated serenity. Take in the view from your generous guestroom (each has a terrace or balcony), then choose from four distinctive dining experiences: Peruvian cuisine at La Mar by Gastón Acurio, cocktails with a view at MO Bar + Lounge, sushi and light bites poolside at Oasis Cafe and Modern American and Asian cuisine at the multiple award-winning Azul restaurant. Spend your days at the tri-level, 15,000-square-foot spa, offering everything from yoga to exotic spa treatments to private soaking tubs overlooking Biscayne Bay.

Couples Delight Package

• Two hours of treatment time in a VIP Couples Suite

• Relaxation time in the suite

• Champagne and decadent assortment of chocolate pralines

*Restrictions apply

 

Perfect as a gift for a loved one or as a personal treat for Valentine’s Day, the Spa is also offering the luxurious Perfect Beauty package sure to leave guests feeling pampered, refreshed and looking their best.

 

Perfect Beauty

• 80 minute Hydrating Oxygen Facial

• Mandarin Oriental Manicure

Couples seeking an experience to treat the senses at the Spa can enjoy the Couples Connection Journey.

 

Couples Connection Journey

• Inner Strength Massage in VIP Couples Suite

• Side-by-side Mandarin Pedicures with mimosas

• His and hers perfume from Dossage to take home

Click here for more information or give us a call at 1-888-700-8747.

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Four Seasons – Around the World – 2014 Tour

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Explore 10 legendary destinations around the world in a single journey, enjoying your choice of excursions along the way. Reach multiple destinations in a single journey by private jet. Travel with a small group, fly direct and land near destinations for a seamless, hassle-free flight experience.

This trip includes the following enhancements:

  • In-flight Internet
  • Fewer passengers – 56 passengers (down from 78 on previous trips)
  • Concierge office on the jet
  • Four Seasons Guest Services Consultant – traveling with guests and available before departure to accommodate personalized excursions and requests

 

  • NoneLOS ANGELES

    March 14. Depart your hometown independently on a commercial flight to Los Angeles. Meet your fellow travelers and expedition staff during a welcome dinner at Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills (A Four Seasons Hotel).

    Accommodations: A landmark since opening in 1928, Beverly Wilshire offers fresh, contemporary style at the top of Rodeo Drive in the heart of downtown Beverly Hills. Enjoy warm, hospitable service, Michelin-starred dining and a world-class spa.

     

  • NoneKONA, HAWAII

    March 15-16. Board the private jet and fly to the Kona-Kohala Coast on the “Big Island,” the largest of all the Hawaiian Islands. From a beach-side resort, enjoy your choice of activities: a thrilling helicopter ride over landscapes of white sand, black lava, green mountains and turquoise ocean; a visit to a local coffee plantation; and a variety of aquatic adventures, including snorkeling, paddle boarding and outrigger canoeing.

    Accommodations: Experience Hawaii at its most authentic and most beautiful at Four Seasons Resort Hualālai at Historic Ka‘ūpūlehu. This beachfront paradise offers a choice of pleasures right on site, from the tropical garden spa to designer fashion boutiques. Relax by your choice of six swimming pools or stroll the white sand beach. For golfers, the world-famous Jack Nicklaus signature course is a destination in itself.

     

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    March 17-19.  Fly to Tahiti on the private jet, then take a local flight to the island paradise of Bora Bora, home to impossibly clear blue waters, lush hillsides and gorgeous waterfalls. Snorkel among pristine coral gardensand a rainbow-variety of sea life; and take a boat to the southern tip of the island, past emerald-green Mount Otemanu and Mount Pahia, to a shallow sandbank where you can witness the dazzling phenomenon of rays swimming and feeding. Celebrate the visit here with a special dinner on the beach with traditional Polynesian entertainment.

    Accommodations: Set on a private motu (a small islet), Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora welcomes you to a village-like setting inspired by Polynesian architecture. Relax in your own over-water bungalow, perched on stilts above the turquoise lagoon. Spirit yourself away to the spa and be lulled by sounds of the surf. In every direction there’s an awe-inspiring view of multihued waves, dazzling white beaches and soaring mountain peaks.

     

  • Cross the International Date Line

    March 20. From Bora Bora, the voyage continues across the Pacific, crossing the international date line. A day is lost en route. After making a short tech stop in Auckland, New Zealand, the jet arrives in Australia the following afternoon.

     

  • NoneSYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

    March 21-23. Discover the delights of stylish, sophisticated Sydney. Take a seaplane ride over Sydney Harbour to a beautiful restaurant perched on the water’s edge in the heart of Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Enjoy a walking tour of the historic Rocks district. Go inside the Sydney Opera House for a behind-the-scenes look. Feeling adventurous? Try the Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb for dramatic views, or ride the waves with a surf lesson at Bondi Beach.

    Accommodations: With a prime location in the historic Rocks district, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney is a 34-story tower presenting panoramic views of the Harbour Bridge and Opera House. Vibrant and elegant, the hotel offers dazzling options for relaxation. Savor stellar cuisine and boutique Australian wines. Enjoy the city’s largest hotel pool or revitalize in the award-winning spa.

     

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    March 24-26. The next stop is Bali, one of Indonesia’s approximately 17,000 islands, where you will be immersed in the beauty of its landscapes and refreshingly spiritual perspective. Venture inland to the forest highlands at Sayan. You can explore the village of Ubud, the island’s cultural and artistic capital. Or indulge your inner explorer by taking an exciting white-water rafting ride on the Ayung River. Enjoy several other options: take a leisurely bike ride or embark on a village walk, enjoy a garden tour, or take a class in batik painting or Balinese massage.

    Accommodations: Hidden in the lush central highlands, Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan provides a serene jungle retreat. Unwind in spacious comfort overlooking peaceful rice fields, water gardens and the sacred Ayung River. Dine in your choice of three restaurants celebrating subtle Asian flavors. Be sure to experience spa therapies drawing from Eastern traditions. This Four Seasons property was recently named one of the world’s very best resorts on the Condé Nast Traveler’s Gold List 2013.

     

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    March 27-29. Exotic, traditional and endlessly romantic, Thailand is a country of dazzling diversity. It’s a culture defined by graceful architecture, vibrantly flavorful cuisine and a warmly welcoming spirit. In this magical land, you have two options: Experience three nights at Chiang Mai with its lush landscape of mist-covered mountains and terraced hillsides. Or consider upgrading to the luxurious Tented Camp at Chiang Rai for two nights of jungle adventure, including elephant trekking through the forest, followed by one night in Chiang Mai.

    Accommodations: In the idyllic Mae Rim Valley, wrapped around its own rice paddy, Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai is a lush jungle garden with architecture inspired by ancient Thai tradition. Visit the professional cooking school, where you can learn the secrets of Thai cuisine or choose to experience the award-winning spa. Just a short drive away, discover the old city of Chiang Mai, still enclosed by ancient walls and a moat and filled with peak-roofed temples; and visit local artist workshops offering exquisite paintings, silk weavings, pottery and carvings.

    Accommodations Upgrade: Journey by riverboat to Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, set amid exotic bamboo jungles at Chiang Rai. Just 15 luxurious tented accommodations recall the romantic spirit of 19th-century explorers. Enjoy hours of elephant trekking and interaction in this unforgettable experience for active travelers. Then visit the Hall of Opium Museum, which presents the history of opium and the impact of illegal substances. (A limited number of upgrades at the Tented Camp are available at an additional cost.)

     

  • NoneThe Taj Mahal and Mumbai, India

    March 30-April 1. Next, arrive in Agra, capital of India’s Mughal Empire in the 16th and 17th centuries. Explore one of the world’s greatest architectural wonders and a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Taj Mahal, which was commissioned by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife.

    Then fly to Mumbai, India’s most important cultural and industrial center. Visit the Mani Bhawan, Gandhi’s former residence and now the Gandhi Memorial Museum. Observe Mumbai’s rich city life and its colorful markets brimming with traditional handicrafts. You’ll also see the Dhobi Ghats, the world’s largest open-air laundry, for an impressive look at human ingenuity. Additional options include visiting Elephanta Island (an hour cruise each way); an early-morning look at the start of temple life with a Hindu Aarti ceremony; or ordering clothing from a 24-hour custom tailor, available at Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai.

    Accommodations: Within a sleek glass tower in the emerging Worli district, Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai represents the confident, modern future of India. Spacious guest rooms blend high-tech details with accents of tradition and Arabian Sea views. Enjoy cocktails at India’s highest rooftop bar, lounge by the garden pool or choose to indulge in the spa, featuring modern Ayurvedic-inspired therapies in a setting of contemporary sophistication.

     

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    April 2-3. Istanbul is a fusion of age-old glories and sophisticated contemporary culture. Visit the colossal Hagia Sophia, a sixth-century Byzantine masterpiece whose dome has influenced architecture around the world for 1,500 years. Stroll the Grand Bazaar, brimming with jewelry, pottery, carpets and spices. Or explore Topkapi Palace, the opulent residence of Ottoman sultans that houses splendid jewels, furnishings and other treasures.

    Accommodations: Legendary among luxury hotels, Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet was created from a century-old neoclassic Turkish prison in the city’s oldest district. With ochre-tinted stonework, soaring archways and Ottoman antiques, every inch of the hotel has been transformed into a stunning showcase of the region’s rich Anatolian heritage.

     

  • NoneLondon / Home

    April 4-5. The private jet lands in always-exciting London. Share a dinner and say your farewells to celebrate the end of this extraordinary journey. Following breakfast the next morning, transfer to the airport to connect with your scheduled independent flight home.

    Accommodations: Fresh, bright and inspired by Hyde Park greenery, Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane boasts a “classical contemporary” ambience, balancing eclectic British sophistication and sleek modern style. Above it all, a glass-walled rooftop spa blends all-natural pampering with 360-degree views.

     

    For more information or to book,

    click here to contact Traveline

    or call us at 1-888-700-TRIP.

Four Seasons Private Jet Tour – Rediscover the Americas – 2014

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Explore beaches, rainforests, river deltas and more on this extraordinary journey around the Americas aboard the private jet. Customize your journey by taking advantage of the many optional excursions at each destination, including whale watching, ziplining and horseback riding. Sample local flavors and indulge in international delicacies at acclaimed restaurants along the way. Travel with a small group, fly direct, avoid layovers and land near destinations for a seamless, hassle-free flight experience.

This trip includes the following enhancements:

  • In-flight Internet
  • Fewer passengers – 56 passengers (down from 78 on previous trips)
  • Concierge office on the jet
  • Four Seasons Guest Services Consultant – traveling with guests and available before departure to accommodate personalized excursions and requests

 

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    Miami

    Feb. 24. Arrive in vibrant Miami and meet your fellow travelers, concierge and expedition leaders this evening at a festive welcome dinner at your bayside hotel.

    Accommodations: Rising in a glittering glass and stone tower above the brilliant blue waters of Biscayne Bay, Four Seasons Hotel Miami welcomes you with a blend of European polish and Latin American verve. Savor spacious accommodations with views of the bay. Tired from your flight? Unwind in the serenity of the spa or relax on the expansive pool terrace— swimming a few laps, soaking in the whirlpool or just sipping a cocktail in the sun.

     

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    Nevis

    Feb. 25-27. Begin your journey through the natural beauty of the Americas with a hop across the sparkling waters of the Caribbean to the tiny island of St. Kitts, half of the two-island state of St. Kitts and Nevis. Upon arrival in St. Kitts, you’ll be met and escorted by boat to Nevis. Discovered by Christopher Columbus on his 1492 voyage, Nevis boasts small-town charm and world-class beaches.

    From your home base on the saffron-colored sands of Pinney’s Beach, customize your time on this idyllic island. Board a catamaran and sail to a remote beach for a picnic lunch and some snorkeling, keeping your eyes open for turtles gliding lazily through the clear waters. Or get to know Nevis as you visit colorful gingerbread houses, sprawling sugar plantations and the massive Brimstone Hill Fortress. Then indulge your sporting side with a game of cricket on the beach.

    Accommodations: Storybook cottages cluster around the golden sands of the island’s most famous beach at Four Seasons Resort Nevis. Step out onto the patio of your guest room to watch the setting sun turn the Caribbean waters a glowing ruby red. Dine on traditional West Indian cuisine and fresh fish at the open-air restaurant. There’s even a Robert Trent Jones II–designed golf course on the grounds.

     

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    Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Feb. 28 and March 1-2. Fly south to ebullient Buenos Aires, birthplace of the tango and home to some of the continent’s best food and wine. Upon arrival, you’ll be whisked away to your home for the next three nights in the elegant Recoleta neighborhood.

    Accommodations: Occupying a grand Belle-Époque mansion and a modern high-rise, Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires offers a harmonious union of classic and contemporary. From your well-appointed guest room, look out onto the city’s twinkling lights. Relax by the Roman-style pool and stroll through the fragrant gardens. If you visit the spa, don’t miss the signature Porteño Tango treatment, which combines a hot-stone massage with tango rhythms.

     

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    Carmelo, Uruguay

    March 3-5. Board a high-speed ferry for the crossing to Uruguay and arrive in the UNESCO World Heritage site of Colonia del Sacramento, founded by the Portuguese in 1860. Be sure to take a stroll through the cobblestone streets and colonnades of this gorgeous old city. Then it’s onward to your magical riverside resort surrounded by verdant vineyards and eucalyptus.

    Accommodations: Relax and recharge in the bucolic retreat of Four Seasons Resort Carmelo, set amid fragrant pines in the heart of the peaceful countryside. The resort’s distinctive guest rooms showcase the craftsmanship of native artisans with hand-finished floors, Uruguayan art and local textiles. Sit poolside among the gently swaying pampas grass, play the magnificent 18-hole course that winds its way through the fertile countryside, or indulge in a pampering spa treatment that employs the powerful antioxidant effects of native Uruguayan grapes.

     

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    Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica

    March 6-8. From Montevideo, Uruguay, fly to Costa Rica’s northwestern province of Guanacaste, home to Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo. Extending like an outstretched arm into the deep blue waters of the Pacific, the peninsula offers golden beaches, rugged coastline and soothing maritime breezes.

    Accommodations: Venture into the exotic landscapes of Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo. As you gaze out from your guest room toward the lush forest or the foamy breakers of the Pacific, balmy breezes carry the scent of salt air and sweet hibiscus. Luxuriate in one of the pools, laze away on two sun-kissed beaches, or let expert therapists at the spa massage away all your cares. If you’re feeling adventurous, test your skill on the Arnold Palmer–designed course.

     

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    Punta Mita, Mexico

    March 9-11. The Mexican Riviera has enchanted visitors ever since Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor jetted in for him to film Tennessee Williams’ Night of the Iguana. Avoid the paparazzi at the secluded Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, which juts out from the mainland on a spectacular rocky outcrop.

    Your arrival coincides with the visit of the humpback whales on their annual migration. With an expert oceanographer, head out into the Pacific to get acquainted with these gentle giants and keep your eyes open for the playful calves slapping their tails on the surface of the water. Then it’s time to embark on a snorkeling or scuba-diving adventure in the Marietas Islands, so beloved by Jacques Cousteau. In the warm, clear waters, swim with hundreds of colorful tropical fish. On your final evening in paradise, celebrate the journey with a gala dinner at a nearby mansion perched on a cliff overlooking Banderas Bay.

    Accommodations: At Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped into the pages of a tropical romance. Enjoy an afternoon at one of the three pools or two private beaches, bliss out at the spa, or rise to the challenge of two Jack Nicklaus–designed golf courses, featuring the world’s only natural island green.

     

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    Los Angeles / Home

    March 12-13. Bid farewell to Mexico and fly north to the City of Angels. Spend a leisurely afternoon in your glamorous Four Seasons hideaway. This evening, toast your traveling companions at a festive farewell dinner. After a final night in Four Seasons comfort, head to the airport for your independent flight home.

    Accommodations: Set like a gem in a quiet residential area near Beverly Hills, Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles pampers you with bright and spacious guest rooms, lavish marble bathrooms and step-out balconies with views of the city lights. At the tranquil spa, whisk away the cares of the world with the signature Ku Nye treatment, a blend of Nepali poultices and Tibetan massage. Then spend some time poolside, hit the open-air fitness center and rub elbows with celebrities at the chic Windows Lounge.

     

    For more information or to book,

    click here to contact Traveline

    or call us at 1-888-700-TRIP.

A Taste of Luxury at Hotel Alfonso XIII, Seville

 

Taste of Luxury

Savour the flavours of The Luxury Collection hotels. Stay 6 nights in Hotel Alfonso XIII and enjoy the following benefits:

  • Double luxury accommodation
  • Breakfast buffet for two in the restaurant
  • For stays during July, August, January or February: 7th night of accommodation complimentary
  • For stays between 1 April and 31 August: 2 welcome drinks at the American Bar and 2 tickets for a guided tour

Click here to contact Traveline

or call us at 1-888-700-TRIP for more information.

Plus, enjoy our special Virtuoso amenities:

–        Buffet breakfast in San Fernando restaurant for up to two in room guests

–        Complimentary lunch/dinner (menu of the day) for up to two persons per room, excluding alcoholic beverages, taxes and gratuities, once during the stay

–        Upgrade on arrival subject to availability


  • Offer subject to availability
  • Offer available for stays of minimum 6 nights
  • For stays during the months of July, August, January and February the 7th night will be complimentary
  • For stays between 1 April and 31 August 2 welcome drinks and 2 tickets for a 3 hours guided tour will be offered
  • Rates are per night, per room and include VAT
  • Offer not combinable with other promotions or discounts
  • The discount for the fourth night free will be applied manually to check in at the hotel
  • The offer includes daily buffet breakfast for two at the restaurant

Luxury Tour of New Zealand’s North and South Islands

Our March Tiger Tour will commence on the 11th March at Cape Kidnappers.  The tour offers a combined nine nights across the three lodges in Hawke’s Bay, Queenstown and the Bay of Islands in New Zealand.

Cape Kidnappers

Incorporating the most unique experiences in New Zealand’s North and South Islands. The tour is  inclusive of green fees at stunning golf courses, quintessential Kiwi experiences such as quad biking, horse riding, jet boating, sailing and a behind the scenes winery tour, along with the opportunity to mingle with distinctive New Zealanders, human and otherwise.  You will see and experience it all first hand on this tour – dramatic coastlines and rugged rural settings, mountains, lakes, beaches, rivers, forests, fiords, quaint and historic villages and vibrant towns. Put simply, with each passing day this tour sets the extraordinary side by side with the intimate, and bathes it all in world-class luxury.

 

This tour will be limited to four couples and all guests will be transported between the properties in a private jet or helicopter.

Click here for more info about the Tiger Tour.

Our April Tiger Tour will commence at Matakauri Lodge on the 15th April and will include the same great activities and experiences as the March tour, the only difference being our guests will be transported between the properties using our commercial domestic air carrier Air New Zealand.

Please contact Traveline for more information. 1-888-700-TRIP