Luxury Travel Features Archive

Restival 2018: Ringing in the New Year in Oaxaca, Mexico

Surrounded by cactus-dotted desert and the elephant-back mountains of Oaxaca we watched the last rays of daylight from yoga mats on our very first evening at Restival — sunset yoga and a gong sound bath were our welcome to the community. Sometimes it’s all in a name and RESTIVAL promised to be the most unique [&hellip

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Off the Grid in Belize With Island Expeditions

What does the word “luxury” really mean when you’re heading to Belize? This is, after all, a country where nature is the main draw and there are exactly zero international luxury hotel chains. (Just a lot of really nice independent ones.) There are places where you will get turndown service, a driver in a nice [&hellip

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Lares: Adventure Travel for Everyone in Peru

Are you looking for a Peru itinerary that enables adventure travel for everyone in South America? A trip that a divergent group or family can enjoy together? Skip the set itineraries and choose a more flexible Lares adventure instead. One woman in my group was clearly worn out after a hard day of hiking the [&hellip

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Exploring the Beaches and the Coffee Farms of Huatulco, Mexico

Have you ever been to Huatulco? Can you pronounce it or find it on a map? If so, you’re probably one of the few people outside of Mexico who can say that. It’s a very popular destination with upper crust Mexicans who fly there, plus visitors who drive from the capital city of Oaxaca, but [&hellip

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For Smoother Sailing in the Galapagos, Get on a Good Ship

There’s been a dramatic rise the past few years of travelers doing a land-based trip of a few Galapagos Islands instead of the traditional trip on a ship that spends 4 to 8 nights on the water. These are often marketed as alternatives for the seasick or for those “who don’t want to be stuck [&hellip

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Glamping in Style on Isla Espiritu Santo, Baja Mexico

The Baja Peninsula of Mexico is best known for the resort filled dot at the end of it, but this long stretch of desert has the Sea of Cortes and the Pacific Ocean around it, both teeming with wildlife. One of the most interesting places to explore is the Espiritu Santo Island, the heart of [&hellip

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