Opulent Travel Archive

Conrad Pezula

Multiple awards for SA hotel

Knysna’s five-star Conrad Pezula Resort & Spa won three major awards at the 2017 World Luxury Hotel Awards: Global Luxury Golf Resort, Southern African Luxury Honeymoon Resort and South African Luxury Coastal Resort.

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8 distinctive luxury brands under 1 roof

End of 2017, Opulent Living’s Editorial Director Florian Gast had been invited by Marriott International to attend the official launch of the groups Luxury Brand Portfolio. During the event held in Dubai, the company also announced the breathtaking expansion plans for 2018.


Modern luxury at the Riviera

LUX* Bodrum is a sparkling new addition to Turkey’s Aegean Riviera, the country’s most glamorous holiday destination. Perched on a picturesque site , the brand new resort lies on a private peninsula with its own exclusive bay, where the Aegean is at its bluest.

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‘3D’ Dining in Mauritius

Dandan noodles, Dim sum and Duck – the three D’s of Duck Laundry, LUX* Belle Mare’s contemporary Chinese restaurant headed by chef Tang Xibing. Offering the authentic taste of modern China in Mauritius.


Travellers’ dream at the Waterfront

The latest addition to the Newmark portfolio is the exclusive Manor House, an additional offering to the Queen Victoria Hotel with butler service right at the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town.


Tantalize your mind and soul.

For 2017, LUX* invites you to try something new. A unique calendar of expert-led workshops has been curated to inspire curious minds – creative artists and leading specialists will be sharing their secrets at LUX* resorts through-out the year.


Unique perspective of Cape Town

The Silo Hotel is a magical space towering above the V&A Waterfront surrounded by the natural wonder of South Africa’s Mother City. Now open for visitors and locals alike!


Maldives resort shines in new light

Innovative and trend-setting, the newest resort features a contemporary atmosphere while protecting the cocooned tropical-island atmosphere. Not just about luxury and aesthetics: it’s a resort with a soul. Playful, fun, modern this is paradise – for travellers looking for a distinctive experience in the Maldives.


Home cooking for holiday makers

Tamassa Resort has just launched an exciting new guest experience. Home cooking is part of every country’s culture but rarely experienced by tourists. The resort innovates and includes Manzé Lakaz (Food from Home) within the facilities it offers its guests.

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