Opulent Travel Archive

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The essence of sheer luxury

The U Spa at one of the most exclusive and luxurious hotels on the Mauritian island, Constance Le Prince Maurice, has been voted as the 7th Best Overseas Hotel Spa by one of the most trusted names in travel.

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Experience the lush or the bush

The Opulent Living Travel experts visit new destinations in and around South Africa and share their unique experiences and adventures of their unique stays.


Perfect year-end getaway

Cape Town’s historical treasure, the Alphen Boutique Hotel, situated in the Constantia Winelands is the perfect getaway away from the city, but close enough to still enjoy all of Cape Town.

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A Secret in the Namib Dunes!

A destination offering a complete Namib Desert experience away from the crowds of Sossusvlei; spectacular and varied flora, fauna, scenery and vistas; space and isolation – 1,000 hectares of nature for every guest; a visual utopia for artists and photographers… need we say more?

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The world’s best getaways

Opulent Living Travel finds some of the best holiday destinations for the ones looking for adventure, a romantic honeymoon, and somewhere to celebrate the December holidays and New Year’s Eve like no other!

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In the heart of the Cape Winelands

In the last few weeks, Opulent Living founders Barbara Lenhard and Florian Gast have had the opportunity to visit two lavish five star boutique hotels in the heart of the Cape Winelands, The Light House Boutique Suites and Angala Boutique Hotel & Guest House.

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Historic Arctic expedition

Leading luxury cruise line, Crystal Cruises, is introducing a new route into their itinerary, one that presents a one-of-kind opportunity for those lucky enough to take them up on the offer.

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The sky is not the limit

There may be no greater way to enjoy a dazzling cocktail than to enjoy it in a stylish and intimate setting that is named as one of the world’s most exciting rooftop bars.


A welcoming retreat for the mind and body

Cape Town has a long list of attributes to boast about, but one that can’t be spoken of enough is its close proximity to a number of idyll wine estates. And what makes the wine estates so special is that many of them offer more than just the usual wine tasting and lunch retreat.

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