Book the Orient Express to Venice: Experience the world’s most romantic train journey: Enjoy luxury, beauty, history, fine dining and the spellbinding sights of the Alps in Spring: enjoy exclusive best rates

Join us on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, a Belmond Train, to Venice: Experience the world’s most romantic train journey: Enjoy luxury, beauty, history, fine dining and spellbinding sights of Venice and the scenic Classic Route over the Alps, and all at our exclusive best rates. Here it is, the Venice of our dreams, a once-in-a-lifetime experience. […]

Legendary El Encanto, a Belmond hotel overlooking the American Riviera and the Pacific Ocean: the original Hollywood getaway in the Californian sunshine: serenity and style in this throwback to an earlier age where guests included Franklin D Roosevelt, John Kennedy Jr, Clark Gable and Hedy Lamarr

Set in the hills with the best views of the American Riviera and the sparkling Pacific Ocean, El Encanto is a serene gem of an hotel, opened in 1918 and part of Santa Barbara’s social scene ever since. This legendary Belmond hotel is Santa Barbara’s ultimate luxury getaway, with a long lineage of happy guests, […]

Join us for a Château Latour and Le Meurice five-star gastronomic cruise including a tasting of wines from Château Latour, Premier Cru Grand Classé, undisputed in its pre-eminence in the Bordeaux wine hierarchy. The grand finale will be a Gala Dinner at which Château Latour wine will be served: The dates are from April 29 to May 8, 2025

Experience 10 wonderful days cruising between the world’s finest Grands Crus vineyards and the ocean from Porto to Bordeaux, wine capital of the world, with the multi-award-winning luxury French specialists, Ponant. In partnership with Château Latour and the famous Parisian luxury hotel Le Meurice, and with the exceptional presence of Amaury Bouhours, Executive Chef at […]

Saint James Paris, enjoy reciprocal membership at this luxurious and exclusive Château Club in the heart of Paris: part of French history and a wonderful place to stay, dine or book an event in the French capital

The Saint James Club Paris extends to our Members the benefits of reciprocal membership at its historically important château in the heart of Paris. For business meetings in Paris, the venue and ambience could hardly be more impressive. For pleasure, this superb chateau behind an almost regal gated entrance, surrounding its guests in French antiquities […]

Join us aboard the luxurious, historic Belmond British Pullman on September 11, 2024, for an event to remember . . . A five-star rail journey from London to Highclere Castle, family seat of the Earls of Carnarvon, with fine wining and dining, for a private view of the Castle State Rooms and the spectacular Egyptian Exhibition of priceless artefacts from the Tomb of Tutankhamun

Expect history and culture, and also luxury, relaxation and pleasure during a fascinating and unforgettable day. We shall travel through the English countryside aboard the vintage British Pullman train from London Victoria Station to Highclere Castle in Hampshire, seat of the Earls of Carnarvon, enjoying a Champagne reception and fine dining to rival the leading […]

The Savoy London: best rates saving hundreds of pounds at ‘one of the Great Hotels of the World: unbeatable CountryClubuk rates plus a complimentary room upgrade

Francis Fulford reviews The Savoy London, where CountryClubuk receives the best rates and a complimentary room upgrade. We believe our Club rates are the very best fully flexible rates available anywhere, saving up to £500 a night—so what are you waiting for? Read on for our independent review and details! The Savoy would surely figure […]

Hotel Vernet Paris: elegant five star Champs-Élysées boutique designer hotel in the prestigious ‘golden triangle’ of couture shopping, the Eiffel Tower, Grand Palais and Chaillot museums

Hotel Vernet is one of our favourite boutique hotels in Paris, a chic five star with plenty of space, style and character in the heart of the city. Standing in Rue Fernet, parallel to the Champs-Elysées in the ‘golden triangle’ couture shopping area, with the Eiffel Tower, Grand Palais and Chaillot museums nearby, the Vernet […]

Edouard VII Hotel Paris: on the avenue de l’Opéra with breathtaking balcony views of the Garnier Opera House—elegant and stylish, it’s a perfect Paris location, as the then Prince of Wales knew well

They say it of New York—but Paris is the city that doesn’t sleep: it is alive with bustling cobbled streets, stately boulevards, street markets, museums, bistros, restaurants and some of the world’s most beautiful performances of ballet, opera and classical music—and the stylish four-star Edouard VII Hotel is right on the avenue de l’Opéra with […]

Hôtel de Sers Paris: an aristocratic five-star Champs-Elysee hotel with panoramic views of the Eiffel Tower: stylish, elegant, filled with creature comforts—and truly a room with a view to make a celebration even more memorable

Hôtel de Sers in Paris is charming—and particularly apt for an occasion requiring a room with a view. Book a night in an Eiffel Suite or Apartment with terrace and your view of the soaring Eiffel Tower and the Paris rooftops is guaranteed to make a special occasion even more memorable. This aristocratic 19th-century townhouse […]

Regent Cruises, best rates on the world’s most luxurious cruise ship, Seven Seas Explorer: Wine, dine, live in luxury, with free shore excursions and free flights: the world’s most all-inclusive luxury cruise experience awaits. and you can easily be saving thousands of pounds per person

If ever a luxury cruise ship started life at the top of the ‘rich list’, the £350 million Regent Seven Seas Explorer is the one, and we are delighted to achieve best rates on this, ‘the most luxurious ship ever built’—an accolade based on the millions of pounds she cost per suite, exceptional space-to-passenger ratio […]

Join us on the British Pullman to Le Manoir Aux Quat’Saisons for a Michelin Star Lunch: Enjoy Two World Class Events in one, celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Raymond Blanc’s world famous restaurant and travel on Belmond’s iconic luxury British Pullman train: The date is Wednesday, June 26, 2024: fully booked and event successfully concluded

We are delighted to invite you on the British Pullman to Le Manoir Aux Quat’Saisons for a Michelin Star Lunch. You will be enjoying two world class events in one, celebrating the 40th anniversary of Raymond Blanc’s world famous restaurant and travelling on Belmond’s iconic luxury British Pullman train. The chance to savour top Chef […]

La Résidence d’Angkor, a Belmond hotel, the best hotel to book for easy access to fabled Angkor Wat in Cambodia, the world’s largest religious building and the finest temple in South East Asia: enjoy five star luxury, relaxation, pampering and famous cuisine at this magical spa hotel on the Siem Reap River

The one and only Angkor Wat is the largest religious building in the world, the perfect blend of symbolism and symmetry, and the finest temple in South East Asia. Almost every inch of this immense complex is covered with intricate carvings and motifs—Angkor Wat is famous for having more than 3,000 beguiling heavenly nymphs) carved […]

Join us on The Royal Scotsman, a Belmond train, one of the world’s most luxurious and exclusive, for a magical five-day rail journey to see Scotland’s classic splendours

Explore the breathtaking scenery, the great lochs, glens, coasts and castles of Scotland in fine Edwardian style and five-star comfort aboard the Royal Scotsman, a Belmond train—and visit HM Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother’s family seat at Glamis Castle. This fabulous five-day, four-night Scotland’s Classic Splendours trip aboard The Royal Scotsman, a Belmond train, is […]

To the ‘Golden Bee’ of Sardinia: Abi d’Oru Beach Hotel & Spa, the first five-star hotel on the Costa Esmerelda, and still a gracious, upscale resort overlooking the white sand beach and turquoise waters of the Gulf of Marinella

An ancient crossroads between East and West, Sardinia emerged from mystery and obscurity in the 1960s with the creation of the Costa Smeralda by the Aga Khan—and historic Abi d’Oru was the first hotel to be built here on the northern coast. This high-class resort has been welcoming guests for five-star relaxation and pleasures, combined […]

Claridge’s London: best rates at this glamorous hotel ranked 1st in UK in The World’s 50 Best Hotels: an Art Deco masterpiece where HM Queen Elizabeth II was a regular for lunch: to stay here in luxurious elegance is surely how life should be lived

Stroll into Claridge’s Hotel and one cannot help but feel elated. There’s something about the atmosphere here—not only is this a Mayfair palace from the Art Deco era, just waiting for Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn to waltz across the famous black-and-white tiled marble floor, it’s the setting for current pleasures: fine dining, music, theatre, […]

Classic flyfishing for trout in a beautiful lake setting on the edge of the Surrey Hills: exclusive Club rates

A stunning day-ticket fly fishery set on the edge of the secluded Surrey Hills, Frensham features six lakes of varying depth and size. Surrounded by ancient woodland, over one million gallons of water flows through the fishery each day. The result is fantastic natural fly life, and hard fighting trout all year around. They stock […]

The Island Concept, Crete: five-star luxury boutique hotel on a private peninsula overlooking the Aegean Sea: Sun, sea views and private sandy beach, fresh food, wine, peace and tranquillity: a perfect paradise in the Greek Islands

Set on its own secluded peninsula, with breathtaking panoramic views of the Aegean Sea and with its own sandy, olive-shaded private beach, our new hidden gem in the Greek islands is like your own private villa—a five-star luxury idyll on the coast of sunny Crete. It’s a designer hotel with a difference—hence the name, Island […]

Reid’s Palace, Madeira: best rates at this fabulous Belmond hotel on the sun-soaked garden island ‘in perpetual June’: enjoy exclusive rates and VIP privileges at this world famous hotel

Warmed by the Gulf Stream, subtropical Madeira is Portugal’s own sun-soaked floating garden isle—and the distinguished luxury hotel Belmond Reid’s Palace is the undisputed queen of the island. Created by an Englishman to accommodate every visiting aristocrat’s needs since opening in 1891, Reid’s Palace stands high on a promontory which commands a sweeping panorama of […]

Mediterranean sun, sea, sport, spa and space: Enjoy the Award-Winning Verdura Resort in Sicily: Exclusive CountryClubuk rates, with or without Golf on Three Kyle Phillips Golf Courses!

For a peaceful and expansive five-star spa, golf, sun and sea destination in Sicily, award-winning Verdura Resort is a dream location. Set on more than 500 acres of beach-side, mountain-ringed Sicilian countryside, amid orange and olive groves and gardens, award-winning championship golf courses, and more than a mile of private Mediterranean coastline, Verdura is an […]

Villa Sant’Andrea, a Belmond hotel, best rates for this stunning five-star hotel on its own private golden beach in heavenly Taormina Mare, Sicily: Luxurious, sheltered, breathtakingly beautiful, live life as if in a private villa in an earlier age: perfect beach holiday and the way to see Mount Etna and the ancient Greek Theatre in style

Down by the sea, with its own private beach on one of the most beautiful coastlines in all Italy, blissful Villa Sant’Andrea, a Belmond hotel, holds prime position in heavenly Taormina Mare. Remote, sheltered and stunningly beautiful, Villa Sant’Andrea is a portal to a more elegant age—a world of elegant indulgence which is the perfect […]

Top 20 Bucket List Travel and Events for the Ultimate Luxury Experiences in 2024

What are the finest Bucket-List trips you’re longing to give—and take? We pick our favourites, from London to Venice on the Orient-Express to a luxury Alaskan cruise before the glaciers melt. These are dreams that stay with you for life. Here we list the very best. 1. Alaska Cruise The raw, unspoiled beauty of the […]

Caruso, a Belmond hotel in Ravello on the Amalfi Coast, a slice of heaven between sea and sky: Perfect peace, tranquility, stupendous views, world-class cuisine and service, together with a rich and romantic history: enjoy exclusive best rates

Ravello is for those who love peace and quiet and stupendous views. Perched high above the tiny Italian coastal town of Amalfi, it has been described as closer to heaven than to the sea. And Belmond Hotel Caruso, almost suspended between sea and sky at the highest, quietest point of Ravello, is a tiny slice […]

Ponant Cruises, best rates for this luxury yacht cruise in partnership with the Pinault Collection Palazzo Grassi: revel in the treasures of the Adriatic and be there in person for the world famous Venice Art Biennale in June 2024: fully booked and event successfully concluded

The crowning glory will be to sail into the Grand Canal in Venice and stay in luxury for two nights, to enjoy the 60th Art Biennale, which already promises to be sensational. We shall receive exclusive private views of the spectacular collections in the Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana, accompanied by art experts from […]

Grand Hotel Timeo, a Belmond hotel, best rates at this fabulous five-star hotel in Taormina, Sicily, with stunning views of Mount Etna, Michelin Star dining and an elegant sophistication to match its unique history, this is one of the world’s great hotels, where Members enjoy best rates and free upgrades

More than 23 centuries ago, when Sicily was part of Magna Graecia, the tiny mountain town of Taormina was already famed for its sweeping views, perhaps the best in Italy—and including the towering volcano, Mount Etna. As Sicily’s most fashionable resort, Taormina was described by Guy de Maupassant as ‘all that seems made on the […]

One Aldwych London: best rates saving hundreds of pounds a night at this superb five-star hotel in Covent Garden: beautiful, with supreme personal service, it’s a delight to stay in this stunning independent hotel

A stylish, welcoming and tranquil retreat from the bustle of Covent Garden—and only a few minutes’ walk from the delights of the Royal Opera House—One Aldwych is a privately owned five star hotel which occupies the grand Edwardian building that was once home to the Morning Post newspaper and, more recently, Lloyds Bank. And behind […]

The Goring London: Best rates saving hundreds of pounds a night at this impeccably English, family-owned five star hotel in London’s Belgravia with Michelin Star dining room: Beloved by the Royal Family since George VI: Exclusive rates including complimentary room upgrade

The Goring has been named ‘the oldest privately-owned hotel in central London’ and it is one of our favourite London places to stay. It has been owned by the Goring family for four generations. Mr O R Goring, who opened The Goring Hotel on March 2, 1910, was an innovator of style and vision—this, after […]

Roseate House London, best rates at this elegant Grade II townhouse in ‘quite the finest street’, overlooking Hyde Park: Rates from £159 for two with breakfast and free room upgrade

Set on the edge of Hyde Park, in Westbourne Terrace, W2—once described as ‘quite the finest street in London’—Roseate House is an elegant boutique hotel created from three Grade II listed townhouses. Dating from 1842, the buildings have been totally restored and now have stunning interiors combining luxurious furnishings with the latest technology. The beds […]

Caribbean Magic: the blissful, upscale, impossibly beautiful La Samanna, a Belmond hotel on St Martin: location, service, food and ambience so special you will never want to leave

The ocean-ringed Caribbean island of St Martin is one of the most blissful islands in the Caribbean. Split between French and Dutch territory, its beauty and culture lure countless upscale island-lovers to its sandy shores. And on the westernmost point of the French side of St Martin lies La Samanna, a Belmond hotel, one of […]

Join us on an Antarctic Continent expedition cruise in the footsteps of the legendary British Antarctic explorers Scott and Shackleton, in high summer aboard Ponant Le Commandant Charcot, a luxury ice breaker, the only passenger ship in the world to reach geographical North Pole and the first in the world to reach the closest latitude to the South Pole by sea: successfully completed: new dates arriving soon!

If ever you have dreamed of venutring far inside the Antarctic Circle to the Land of the Emperor Penguin, this is the ultimate chance to do so. We shall dine on Michelin Star style cuisine by Alain Ducasse and Champagne Veuve Clicquot, and luxuriate in suites and staterooms with private balconies, while experiencing breathtaking scenery […]

Ponant Le Commandant Charcot: the world’s only luxury ice breaker cruise ship is about to explore Antarctica on an expedition cruise: she holds world records for reaching both the North Pole and the navigable South Pole: and with all the comforts of a private yacht and a five-star hotel with Michelin Star style cuisine by Alain Ducasse and Veuve Clicquot Champagne

Le Commandant Charcot is the world’s only state-of-the-art luxury icebreaker cruise ship. She has achieved the highest ice-class rating of any purpose-built cruise ship, Polar Class 2. This means that when other ships are forced to turn back, she can keep going, visiting places where other cruise ships cannot venture. She can break through ice […]