Old-world glamour and Palm Beach-style reign at the Brazilian Court Hotel, which occupies a Mediterranean style villa, complete with lushly landscaped courtyards and flexible meeting and event space. Set in a historic neighborhood just three blocks from Worth Avenue’s boutiques and two blocks from the Atlantic Ocean, the Brazilian Court is the perfect getaway for those seeking an exclusive in-town location and maximum pampering.
Chianti is the most famous region of Tuscany. Filled with rolling hills, beautiful vineyards, picturesque olive groves and ancient castles, it represents the picture perfect Tuscan ideal. When you go walking in Italy, this is one of the places that you really can’t miss. But although you may have already made up your mind to visit Chianti, which towns should you make an extra effort to see? Here are four places that are certainly worth a visit.
Set on 850 acres of Perthshire countryside, Gleneagles Hotel is a dream destination for anyone who loves the great outdoors. Famed for the three championship golf courses (they will host the Ryder Cup in 2014), as well as facilities for, and instruction in, world-class archery, falconry, horseback riding, off-road driving, and a Gundog School.
Canada’s great cities all offer much of interest to the traveler. Not to be missed are Vancouver, Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, and Quebec City. Following are a few of Canada’s great natural attractions.
George Washington may have a towering memorial to his name in the heart of Washington, D.C., but off across the Potomac sits a more personal memorial raised by his own hand and reflecting his strong, virtuous, independent and wholly American character. It is Mount Vernon, Washington’s home, set on land originally granted to his great-grandfather in 1674. Washington inherited the estate in 1761 at the age of 29, and over the next four decades gradually expanded it to 8,000 acres, making it one of the finest plantations in Virginia.
The Peninsula Beverly Hills, 5 Star 5 Diamond property is tucked away in one of the most prestigious residential locations in Los Angeles, only a few minutes from the financial and shopping district of Century City and Rodeo Drive. The Hotel is only 20 minutes by car from Los Angeles International Airport and well situated to access all of the major attractions in the greater Los Angeles area.
The province of Valencia, the largest of the three making up the Valencian community, is situated in the centre of the Spanish Mediterranean coastline while overlooking the spacious Gulf of Valencia; it is skirted at the back by a group of medium-high mountains and rolling plains leading to the lands of Aragon and Castile-La Mancha.