Hotels & Lifestyle

An Escape of Excellence

Nestled on its very own sun-kissed private peninsula in the tropical utopia of Jamaica lies Excellence Oyster Bay. An ultra-lavish, all-inclusive resort featuring all-suite accommodations, various sumptuous dining destinations and bars, a world-class spa and impeccable service. With its unparalleled exclusive offerings, this adults-only, Victorian-style waterfront resort is redefining the standards of luxury. 

Situated on Montego Bay's coastline, surrounded by two miles of secluded pearl-white beaches, lush deep-green tropical flora, beautiful mangrove lagoons and glistening turquoise Caribbean waters, Excellence Oyster Bay provides the most dreamy of settings, perfect for romantic getaways.  With sixteen different accommodation options on offer, ranging in size from 800 to 1510 sq. ft and all brimming with tasteful décor, first-rate...

June 24, 2019

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Bliss in Bodrum | LUX* Bodrum Resort & Residences

Set on a stunning private peninsula in Bodrum with panoramic views of the Aegean, surrounded by pine-dotted hills and lavishly landscaped gardens, LUX* Bodrum Resort and Residences is paradise found. With its dedication to service and wellness, LUX* Bodrum is unlike any other Turkish resort. FOUR speaks to the team behind the luxurious hotel on the Turquoise Coast to find out more about what makes LUX* Bodrum so special…

Tell us about LUX* Bodrum’s history – when was it founded, what was the goal of the hotel when it opened and how has it changed since opening? LUX* Bodrum Resort & Residences was found by Dr. Murat Akdoğan when he purchased the 83000 sqm beachfront land in 2014 to build a summer house for his family.  Dr. Murat Akdoğan chose this land as here, the nature is beautiful and the oxygen level is at its highest. He then realized...

June 14, 2019

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AKARYN Hotel Group Sets the Bar for Luxurious Multi-Generational Travel in Thailand

Think super-sized spaces and activities fit for all ages – Thailand’s home-grown, luxury boutique hotel specialists are fully embracing the multi-generational travel trend in every one of their urban and resort destinations across the Thai landscape.

Ramping up their already incredible accommodation offerings as well as introducing a wide variety of inter-generational activities to all their properties, AKARYN Hotel Group now allows their guests to focus on reconnecting with their loved ones through sharing some of life's most memorable moments. Whether you're exploring the concrete jungle of Bangkok, adventuring through Chiang Mai, relaxing on the beaches of Phuket or enjoying...

June 08, 2019

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The Magnific Metamorphosis of Hôtel Martinez

Nestled on the majestic Promenade de la Croisette, surrounded by a magnificent landscape of the glistening Mediterranean Sea, pearl-white sandy beaches and lush palm trees, Hôtel Martinez has become an iconic luxury hotel in the glamorous city of Cannes since its opening in 1929. Now, 90 years later, the hotel boasts a fresh new look, and a new chapter in the hotel’s history begins. 

Revered as a must-visit venue in the French Riviera, Hôtel Martinez represents the preferred Hotel of participating stars at the glitzy Cannes Film Festival, and as of spring 2018, the hotel has become more alluring than ever with its new design and décor. Under the aegis of interior designer Pierre-Yves Rochon, who jump-started his career in 1985 designing the acclaimed two-starred Michelin gourmet venue La Palme d’Or, the hotel's...

June 04, 2019

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