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5 Memorable Experiences at Banyan Tree Mayakoba

Mayakoba translates to “village over the water,” a fitting moniker for this luxury property located on the lagoon in Mexico’s Riviera Maya south of Cancun that just celebrated its 10th anniversary. All 123 villas at Banyan Tree Mayakoba are located either on the lagoon or on beachfront, and all of them have a spacious outdoor area […]

Shangri-La Hotel, Paris

Close-up view of the Eiffel Tower. Landscaped gardens. An indoor swimming pool. Vegetarian and vegan wellness menus. And a butler and babysitting services. Oh yes, the elegant and sophisticated, 5-star Shangri-La Hotel welcomes families in regal style. The cast-iron gateway, the imposing porte-cochere, the domed foyer and grand stairway at this Monument Historique feels like […]

Living History: Historic Hotels

Sure, staying in the next big thing is cool and all, but what about hotels with a story? Historic Hotels of America just added 27 new properties to its roster of places to hang your hat where famous artists, architects and athletes stayed. There are three criteria for eligibility: The hotels must be 50 years […]

Enjoy Allegretto Vineyard Resort With the Family

It’s pretty special to introduce today’s children to what western life in California was like in the 19th and 20th centuries; yet, it’s convenient for families staying at the Allegretto Vineyard Resort by Ayres, in Paso Robles, California. The Tuscan-style villa opened in late 2015, because owner Douglas Ayres fell in love with the area’s […]

Why Your Family Should Visit This Historic Luxury Resort in Rural Pennsylvania

When you’re driving through rural Pennsylvania, you probably aren’t expecting any luxury, historic resorts and, most of the time, you’d be right. However, drive through Bedford, Pennsylvania, and you might just be lucky enough to stumble upon Omni Bedford Springs Resort, a hotel that easily rivals, in both history and luxury, any properties you might […]

Over-The-Top Resorts

If you’re looking for the ultimate in luxury accommodations, exclusive services, 5-star everything and once-in-a-lifetime services, this list is for you. Whether planning an unforgettable, but bank-breaking family trip for an incredibly special occasion or just seeking the most over-the-top couple’s getaway you can think of, here are a few options for your consideration. Jumeirah […]