Spring is in full swing, and escaping to a new paradise is closer than ever before. As vibrant colors break through the grays of winter, and temperatures begin to rise to balmier Heights, there is nothing like looking forward to some fun in the sun. Here is a list of the key destinations for exotic getaways, beach excursions, and popular city destinations for Spring 2019.
Four Seasons Los Angeles
Given the diverse nature of Los Angeles it makes perfect sense to experience it from a luxury hotel located centrally. The newly-renovated Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills is hidden in plain sight offering a glamorous, while low-key oasis at the heart of the City, with the addition of new Wellness Rooms. Culina restaurant offers a wide menu of culturally inspired dishes and a sumptuous Sunday brunch. The Vinoteca lounge is an Italian inspired wine and espresso bar ideal for either a fine coffee experience to start the day or a sensual glass of wine to end one.
For more information, visit www.fourseasons.com/losangeles
Hotel Jerome, Aspen
Originally built in 1889, Hotel Jerome, an Auberge Resort, is a 10-minute walk to the Little Nell and the Silver Queen Gondola ski elevators. Guests can take advantage of an outdoor pool, spa services and on-site gourmet restaurants. The area surrounding the Hotel Jerome is filled with endless activities. In summer months enjoy golfing, cycling, fishing and more. The winter months allow for skiing, dog sledding and ice skating. Hotel Jerome added to the Aspen nightlife scene with its glossy new bar, Bad Harriet. Paying homage to the wife of the hotel’s original proprietor, Jerome B. Wheeler, Bad Harriet is a speak easy adjacent to the Hotel Jerome serving craft cocktails & small bites.
For more information, visit aubergeresorts.com/hoteljerome
Four Seasons Palm Beach
Experience absolute serenity at Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach. Inspired by Palm Beach’s relaxed yet glamorous resort style and the heritage of the famously elegant island, the five-star, AAA five-diamond awarded beachfront Resort combines the allure of Palm Beach with the easygoing pace by the water. While relaxation is a natural pastime with their Five Star Spa and two pools including an adults-only offering, adventure also awaits with infinite ways to enjoy the Resort by land or by sea. Dine at Florie’s, the first restaurant and bar in the U.S. in partnership with three-star Michelin Chef Mauro Colagreco.
For more information, visit www.fourseasons.com/palmbeach
Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park London
One of London’s iconic hotel experiences is now fully restored after a fire disrupted an extensive modernization of the property. Whilst restaurants Bar Boulud and Dinner by Heston Blumenthal (of The Fat Duck fame) and spa re-opened early (experience the Bastien Gonzalez Pedi:Mani:Cure Studio) guests can now return to the 5 star London hotel experience they have missing – book now!
For more information, visit www.mandarinoriental.com/london
Hotel Vernet, Paris by b signature hotels
The hotel Vernet is a Parisian building in the purest Haussmann style, a place that has passed through the centuries, an address ideally located between the Golden Triangle and the Place de l’Etoile. Located a few steps from the famous Champs-Elysées, between the Golden Triangle and the Arc de Triomphe, stroll from the hotel to the avenues of Montaigne and Georges V avenues. Under the monumental glass roof made by the master glassmaker Charles Champigneulle, on a frame by Gustave Eiffel, the restaurant of the hotel Vernet is dedicated to the pleasure of the senses.
For more information, visit www.hotelvernet-paris.fr
Hôtel Byblos Saint Tropez
The Byblos Hotel welcomes you in a luxurious setting at the heart of the village of Saint-Tropez. Nestled between the Citadelle and Place des Lices, the hotel is open from April to October for the greatest pleasure of its guests from all over the world. The colors of the Mediterranean are reflected in the 90 rooms and suites of the hotel. The Tropezian Palace has a Spa by Sisley Cosmetics, and a poolside restaurant, the ‘B.’. Its restaurant ‘Rivea at Byblos’ by Alain Ducasse offers authentic cuisine sublimating products from the terroirs of Provence and Italy.
For more information, visit www.byblos.com
Hotel Christopher Saint-Barth
North on the island of St. Barthelemy in the French West Indies, a road plunges into an invisible bay facing the sea. It is in this unique environment that the hotel Christopher was created. Nestled between crystal clear water and Pointe Milou, protected by the trade winds, this intimate setting offers breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea and nearby islands. 42 rooms and suites with a contemporary and refined design overlook the sea and offer breathtaking views of the bay. Whilst there is no beach one of the largest infinity pools on the island can be enjoyed. Perched above the sea, you indulge on the outer beds facing the sunset and let yourself be won over by the charm of the place and the indolent sweetness of St Barth.
For more information, visit www.hotelchristopher.com
The Vancouver luxury boutique hotel is located in the Yaletown neighborhood, 150 feet from Yaletown-Roundhouse Canada Line Station. Yaletown is home to over 60 of the city’s most stylish restaurants, boutiques, art galleries, spas and cafes. OPUS Vancouver is a center piece of all the action. OPUS Vancouver hotel rooms feature spa bathrooms with heated floors, all in vibrant colors, with contemporary furniture, iPads in all guestrooms and suites, Frette bathrobes and Herman Miller ergonomic chairs. A perfect urban retreat for business or pleasure. Opus Hotel Vancouver is home to La Pentola restaurant, serving North Italian cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. After dinner, guests can enjoy cocktails and music in Opus Bar.
For more information, visit vancouver.opushotel.com
Hôtel Juana, Antibes, France
Listed as a historic monument, the 5-star hotel Hôtel Juana is located in Juan-les-Pins, 850 feet from Belles Rives Beach. Urban and Art-Deco, the Hotel Juana combines the unique atmosphere of the 30s with a “Picasso inspired” soul. The hotel features an outdoor swimming pool with solarium, a fitness center and a sauna. The balconies offer views of the Mediterranean and the pine grove, and some rooms have views of Juan les Pins. Traditional French cuisine is served at the Bistrot Terrasse restaurant, which is decorated with chandeliers and features local products. Juana Hotel is a 20-minute drive down the coast to Cannes, making it an ideal location to stay during the Cannes film Festival.
For more information, visit www.hotel-juana.com