Opulent Travel Archive

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Spice up your life

LUX* Resorts & Hotels unveils exciting developments for LUX* South Ari Atoll, and the thrilling experience that awaits guests, upon its re-opening on the 01st September 2016. Surfacing from a complete refurbishment, LUX* South Ari Atoll, the largest of the rapidly expanding LUX* Resorts & Hotels’ portfolio, is being entirely reimagined in stunning beach house chic.

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Relaxing in style at Cape Town airport

Emirates’ premium and loyal customers can now enjoy even greater levels of comfort, hospitality and convenience with the recent opening of the airline’s new two-level premium lounge at the Cape Town International Airport in South Africa.

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An evening of art and bliss

Bliss Boutique Hotel’s Meet The Artist dinners are an opportunity for art, food and wine lovers experience a curated collection of tapas dishes paired with excellent boutique wines in a beautiful setting. The hotel becomes an art gallery on these experiential dining nights, diners can get to know the artist over dinner and connect with fellow art lovers.

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Dutch design meets African chic

A luxurious new 5-star safari lodge, has opened in the malaria-free, ‘Big 5’ Welgevonden Game Reserve in the Waterberg (Limpopo province).

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Conservation up close

The Big Five Gondwana Game Reserve in the Garden Route has recently launched a new Tented Eco Camp that allows guests to have close encounters with wildlife and to get involved in conservation.

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Luxury travel conquers the sky

Crystal Cruises, the world’s most awarded luxury cruise line, is once again pioneering new fronts in the luxury travel industry with the purchase of a Boeing Business Jet, offering an array of global itineraries for its expanded brand extension Crystal Luxury Air.


Opulent Living goes to Seychelles

A sunset is always beautiful… But when you watch a sunset on the Seychelles, close to the Equator, sitting on a lounger with a glass of chilled French Champagne in your hand, you know it’s the best it can be.

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Sailing in a new luxurious future

South African cruising enthusiasts will have an opportunity to explore the Seychelles on a six-star yacht when Crystal Cruises introduces its Crystal Yacht Cruises programme in December, 2015.


Famous Le Quartier Français sold!

A new and exciting time will be introduced at one of the world’s most romantic places to stay, Le Quartier Français in Franschhoek, when Analjit Singh of Leeu Collection and his family take this boutique hotel situated in the Cape Winelands, South Africa, over as new owners from Susan Huxter and her family on September 1.

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Invigorating minerals

Opulent Living readers share their international travel experiences. This time Tamzin Lovell from Cape Town talk about the Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea in Jordan and the beautiful Ishtar Spa.

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