Mauritius: Hotels and spas

With the 50th anniversary of independence in 2018, many of Mauritius’ luxury hotels have undergone extensive refurbishments and include luxury spa facilities. We review a number of the options here. The breadth of treatments and therapies available reflect the mosaic of cultures that have influenced the island over the years. LUX* Grand Gaube A pioneering vision Continue Reading

Taiwan: Far Eastern Plaza

Hotel Overview Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei opened in December 1994 and was comprehensively renovated in 2015, in keeping with the hotel’s elegant surroundings. Situated on the tree-lined Dunhua South Road, the hotel soars 43 storeys above Taipei’s business district and is five minutes from the Taipei World Trade Convention and Exhibition Center, 15 Continue Reading

Sri Lanka: Talalla Wellness Retreat

Talalla Retreat, the open-air resort on Sri Lanka’s southern coast, delivers every element of luxury to the high-powered, time-poor executive. Expect to be pampered with good food; spas, treatments and activities; morning yoga classes in a beachfront shala; vast bedrooms with open-air showers; attentive staff, and sunrise and sunset views from a perfect stretch of Continue Reading

Taiwan​: Miramar Garden

Miramar Garden Taipei boasts a classic European architectural design. The high-ceilinged lobby, spacious guest rooms, varied cuisine and fitness facilities, including a Vigor Health Club, swimming pool and meeting and conference rooms, go a long way towards satisfying the demands of the holidaymaker and the business traveler. You can enjoy Miramar Garden Taipei’s buffet at Continue Reading