VENUE TYPE: Island

Feel Your Absolute Greek Island Best at Casa Cook Hotels
Jake Kilroy
REPORT
No. 27116
VENUE:
Casa Cook Hotel
LOCATION:
Rhodes + Kos
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
New Hotel Opening
Mediterranean Cool
Greece
REPORTER: Jake Kilroy

 

Youth can surely be kept or revisited. It just seems challenging to us given how easily we’re distracted by our busy lives. But it turns out you can be as vigorous and spirited as ever when you’re doing life right at a Mediterranean island resort. Seriously, how could you not feel at your most sprightly while riding a bike along a sparkling golden coast in Europe?

This week's trending topic is Casa Cook Hotels, an oasis for laid-back, trend-conscious travelers. It’s a place that will cure any blues and inspire even the most exhausted globe-trotter. After serving the Greek Island of Rhodes supremely well, it’s time for fellow isle Kos to see what the fuss is about when Casa Cook’s second resort opens this summer. The hotel and its staff cultivate an inviting free-spirited vibe with lush vegetation, broad walkways, wooden decks, pergolas, and handmade objects. Whether you're after relaxing solace or fun community, lounge areas and oversized tables ensure that you’ll have the vacation of your dreams at Casa Cook Hotels.

Photography + Hotel: Casa Cook Hotels

 

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This Sailing Experience With Four Seasons Lanai Is Perfect For Your Next Girl's Getaway
Alyssa Brown
REPORT
No. 27075
VENUE:
Four Seasons Resort Lanai
LOCATION:
Lanai City, Hawaii
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
Girls Getaway
Tropical Luxury
Four Seasons Resort Lanai
REPORTER: Alyssa Brown

When we teamed up with Foray Collective to send a group of influencers to Hawaii, we knew they’d have a blast. With Four Seasons Lanai providing a stunning and dramatic backdrop, it comes as no surprise that the photos were major hits on social media. One of many excursions being offered by Four Seasons Resort Lanai on our exclusive offers page, the stylish jet setting squad hopped onboard a local catamaran and headed out to the marine preserve for a day of swimming, sailing, sunbathing, and snorkeling. If you are thinking of planning of Girl's Getaway anytime soon for your gang - This one is for you!

Here’s the scoop from Foray Collective about their sailing experience at Four Seasons Lanai. And yeah, we’re officially obsessing over the swimwear they chose.

Photography by Derren Versoza

 

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Birthday Bucket List: Grab Your GIrls & Gypset to this Candy-Colored Caribbean Getaway
Jake Kilroy
REPORT
No. 26988
VENUE:
Malliouhana, an Auberge Resort
LOCATION:
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
Luxury Resort
Caribbean Cool
High-Design Island Style
REPORTER: Jake Kilroy

 

While there are resorts of all kinds, the word “resort” itself inherently broadcasts the same heavenly scene—pristine beaches, crystal waters, lush palms, and all the time in the world. We think of rummy cocktails the color of sunset. A breeze tumbling across your body.  About how nobody stops smiling.  Definitively, the “good life.”

This week’s #BirthdayBucketList is the beachy magnificence that is Malliouhana, An Auberge Resort as luxurious as it is laid back, as timeless as it is modern. Resting easy in Long Bay Village on the Caribbean island of Anguilla, Malliouhana is the paradise you expect when you the word “resort” sends gleeful shivers down your spine and places fantastical scenes in your mind. It’s a escape for relaxers of all sorts, with architecture that a tycoon would approve and a rum selection that a scoundrel would admire. It’s where everything melts away, leaving you in a zen-like state laid out on the beach or by the pool, wondering how anyone ever goes home. I mean, how is “visiting paradise” not on your bucket list?

 

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History Lesson: How An American Couple Designed Their Dream 'French Bohemian' Villa in St. Barts
Jamie Eddy
REPORT
No. 26968
VENUE:
Villa Palmier
LOCATION:
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
St. Bart's Beauty
Modern Island Luxury
Sweet (Beach) Escape
REPORTER: Jamie Eddy

Referred to as the ‘Cannes’ of the Caribbean, Saint-Barthélemy is world renowned for it’s natural beauty, awe-inspired hills and valleys, and pristine snow white beaches. In time, the perfect blend of French culture, gourmet cuisine, laid back vibes, and five-star accommodations, brought with it sophisticated seclusion for the rich and famous.

Clean, picturesque, timeless, and undoubtedly relaxing, Villa Palmier is just that. Owners Kate and Matt Holstein, an American couple from Aspen, Colorado vacationed on the island last year and within 2 weeks, they had bought a home, the quintessential beach retreat in the neighborhood of Anse Des Cayes. They put in months of hard work renovating the property made fit for travelers with a similar love for elegance, the desire to unwind, and love for the ocean. They believe in “a curated home, where every part of the house has a story, a purpose and aesthetic appeal.”

 

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Diary Of A Girls Birthday Getaway: Entry #2 Celebrating in the Galapagos
Michaela Trimble
REPORT
No. 26910
VENUE:
Pikaia Lodge
LOCATION:
-1, Galápagos Islands
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
Island
Tropical
Volcanic Landscape
REPORTER: Michaela Trimble

DIARY OF A BIRTHDAY GIRLS GETAWAY - ENTRY #2 

The uber-talented "birthday twins," Michaela & Marianna are back for another round of #birthdaybucketlist goodness. Are you following along on M & M's magical adventures with #babesinsouthamerica? Don't miss their Diary entry #1, when they were frolicking around Colombia.  This dynamic duo is really two halves of one beautiful whole, with Michaela being one heck of a talented travel writer and Marianna the crazy good photographer documenting and dancing their way down south. Waaaaay south.

So far south in fact, that these lucky ladies found themselves, quite on purpose, at one of our dream spots, the land of Darwin, the Galapagos! Think gorgeous, sparkling turquoise waters, perfect animal preserves & luxurious yet sustainable accommodations with a unique "birthday twin" stylish twist. When reaching said once-in-a-lifetime-if-you're-lucky locales, only the most beautiful and perfectly sustainable lodging will gosh-darn do. Pikaia Lodge is built on Santa Cruz Island in the centre of the Galapagos Archipelago. While these islands belong to the Republic of Ecuador, the Galapagos and surrounding marine reserve are Natural World Heritage sites of UNESCO.

 

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