Key pieces incorporated into everyday life. The combination of fuchsia and swimwear are never wrong when you want to be noticed.
Navigation and time keeping are two fascinating subjects that, at some point, joined together and became accomplices. Astronomy was the first significant ally of navigators, because since 1620, with the help of astrolabes and other gadgets, the height of the North Star allowed sailors to calculate the North-South position (latitude) of their boat within an acceptable range.
Our blue planet is a word of surprises and we discover some places just because they have become trendy. Unknown yesterday, Langkawi island has risen to fame because some of the world’s most exclusive, elegant hotels are located there.
The Datai invites us to enjoy a perfect, natural, isolated spot in the tropical jungle that covers the hills of Langkawi island. The hotel lies hidden amidst huge trees on a mount with a superb view of the sea and the Tarutao islands, which appear like a silhouette against the horizon.
Unlike other Mexican travel destinations, when we mention Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo we are referring to two cities that are very different both physically and in their lifestyles. This means that when you visit Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo you visit two destinations in one.
To speak of the binomial Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo beach means talking about the warmth and clarity of the waters that invite adventurous travelers to be awed by the world beneath the sea, which contains the most biologically diverse corral reef on the Pacific Coast of the Americas.
This megayacht has every comfort imaginable, even more than most mansions. Above all, it has all the space needed to satisfy every whim and desire of the navigator. It was a little over a year ago that the Lürssen Queen M set out on its maiden voyage on the Nordic seas.
One of the most famous yacht builders presents a boat that can be described in one word: exquisite. The reason is that Azimut has focused on exclusivity, beauty, clean lines, equipment, design and décor… in other words, every important detail needed in a yacht.
When speaking about motor yachts, a catamaran, with a double hull, would not seem to be a likely possibility. Lagoon not only offers sailboats but also this motorized vessel with a length of a bit over 13 m (42’ 9’’ ft).
This article contains an Amura exclusive: the Hatteras 77C is now under construction and will be presented in the Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show 2006. We are certain that it will meet, in fact surpass, the expectations of the fans of this brand.
All the world knows that the sailboat was one of the first methods of transportation invented by man, who had to harness the powers of nature for defense, in times of war, and provide sustenance for entire towns.
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo confirms the adage that says that this is “a secret place for fishing buffs” since it is considered one of the three best sports fishing grounds in the world. It is special because there are abundant species like swordfish, pompano and shark, just to name a few.
Following the Ruta del Sol (Route of the Sun) along the Mexican Pacific coast in the state of Guerrero, we find yet another development of Fonatur (Fondo Nacional de Fomento al Turismo, a governmental agency devoted to promoting tourism), a place which, until recently, was a small fishing village and now has become a top grade tourism destination known worldwide as Ixtapa- Zihuatanejo.
One of the most beautiful, enchanting hotels in the world is hidden on a green hill in the middle of Malaysia’s modern capital. To get there, you have to climb a narrow road that winds through lush vegetation.
Brisas Ixtapa Paraíso Tropical, located on a mountain and surrounded by exuberant foliage, is one of the most beautiful beaches on the Mexican Pacific. This magnificent hotel welcomes guests with a perfect blend of the traditional and the modern, high multicolored walls, large, private spaces and 100% Mexican furnishing designed by the world renowned architect Ricardo Legorreta.
This hotel reflects contemporary mexican architecture, combining the essence of the majestic outdoors with the colonial architecture of the interiors. The three-bedroom Presidential Suite has a living room, terrace, minibar, air conditioning and an interior pool.
The song of tropical birds and the sound of the wildlife on Zihuatanejo Bay is one of the highlights of this exclusive boutique hotel. Amuleto’s five suites are located at the very top of Cerro del Vigía.
This is a hotel that whispers serenity and good service. Guests staying in the Private Residence penthouse enjoy the services of a butler, waiter, and chambermaid. They can also have all their meals served in a large room decorated in true Mexican style.
In this boutique hotel, it is the service and location that assure guests of a pleasant stay. Set high on a cliff, the comforts of the Presidential Suite permeate the two bedrooms, each with a private bathroom, and a spectacular open terrace with a pool and a panoramic view of beautiful Zihuatanejo Bay.
Ixtapa is an ideal place to relax by the sea. Golfers, however, will not have time for the beach because the sand they look for is found in bunkers.
By the Pacific Ocean, amidst exuberant vegetation, Palma Real Golf Club awaits golfers looking for excitement on a course that has hosted professional competitions like the Canadian Tour.
The finishing touches to Residencial Bay View Grand Ixtapa are nearing completion. Here, in one of Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo’s most prestigious locations—and one with extraordinarily high appreciation— is a place to find and enjoy exclusivity, luxury and the finest services.
British Airways has been the undisputed leader in security in aviation for many years although this is only one of features that make it stand out from the rest. They have also developed a range of products and services designed to facilitate travel and make it more pleasurable.
If trips in private jets are characterized by their exclusivity, privacy, comfort, elegance and personal, specialized attention, the commercial airlines are not far behind and offer services that have the same characteristics that we know of as FIRST CLASS. The planes are usually the same, but what makes the difference in long trips is the service on board.
Tequila is the Mexican drink par excellence and is, of course, Mexico’s most famous ambassador. To demonstrate the influence of our country and its beverage, we only have to remember that, at the close of 1994, Mexico suffered another of its financial crisis, which not only affected our nation but many others, as well.
The sky is clear and the stars are shining, just like the towers of Kuala Lampur, and the elegant table, beautifully set on the terrace, is aglow with the light from silver candlesticks. A romantic scene in a colonial setting: the gardens of what at one time was the guesthouse of English governor Frank Swettenham.
Colombia is a country known for its diverse ecology: it has deserts, beaches, plains, mountains, rivers and an important section of the Amazon. This variety generates, for obvious reasons, a wealth of natural and social attractions.