Tagged paradise


Luxury in the time of coronavirus | Rehab in the Maldives | Make mine rare

Cool, understated elegance that belies inner sparkle and sizzle.

What’s the new centrepiece of luxury travel? Ahead of the re-opening of the Maldives to tourists this week, premium hotelier Sonu Shivdasani has been recalibrating… The new luxury, post Covid-19, mused Sonu Shivdasani towards the end of a lockdown on one of his island paradises in the Maldives, will build on rarity. “The majority of…

An overwater bure at the Anantara Kihavah resort in the Maldives

Maldives magic | one-off wonderland | designer paradise

Sexy and glamorous. Red carpet ready. Did someone say 'rescue fantasy'?

Stargazing, underwater dining, art classes, and swimming with manta rays sets one Maldivian destination apart. In the Maldives some things are a given: powdery sand, turquoise water, coral reefs, kaleidoscopic fish, dolphins, starry nights. What, then, are the points of difference in paradise? Unique selling points might be exclusive sandbars for sunset cocktails (Soneva Fushi);…

Dress circle sunset Kokomo private island villa fiji skelly

Why Koko pops | a new Fijian paradise | Lang Walker’s home away from home

Brainy and cheeky. Witty and inventive. Always smoking hot.

A passion project of billionaire Australian property developer Lang Walker, Fiji’s newest luxury resort epitomises barefoot luxury. Susan Skelly dips a toe in the water… Christopher Kenyon’s beachfront studio might be pumping with Prince’s Little Red Corvette but the canvasses surrounding him reflect every blue of a Derwent pencil set – ultramarine, teal, turquoise, aqua,…

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