Category Archives: Hotel

Heal With Nature In 2021 At Madeira’s Luxurious Laurea Spa

If you’re looking to escape the stresses of 2020, then look no further than Savoy Palace’s destination spa, a 3,100 square foot retreat inspired by Madeira’s most beautiful natural treasure, the Laurissilva Forest. The sub-tropical island of Madeira is world-famous for its natural beauty, and having just been awarded Europe’s Leading Island Destination at the […]

Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai Unveils One-of-a-kind Piaget Christmas Tree

Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai and Swiss jeweler Piaget designed a one-of-a-kind centerpiece Christmas tree for this year’s festive celebrations. Piaget Christmas Tree is the six-metre high beauty that stands on the hotel’s outdoor terrace and immerses guests in the world of Piaget’s traditional craftsmanship while incorporating elements of Mandarin Oriental’s signature fan symbol and the contemporary feel […]

Claridge’s Sparkling Art Deco Christmas Tree Is Made With Real Crystals

With December here and the lockdown over, we’re starting to get into the swing of Christmas here at Secret London. So too are the lovely folks at Mayfair hotel Claridge’s, who have just revealed their Christmas tree. Whilst some may go in a traditional direction for their Christmas tree, the hotel opts for a more stylish design […]

£1 Billion Transformation Will Turn An Old Department Store Into London’s New Retail Destination

The former Bayswater shopping centre, Whiteleys, is currently being transformed into a brand new luxury retail, dining, and hotel complex. Whiteleys was one of London’s most prestigious shopping centres and served customers for well over 100 years. Since Westfield popped up nearby in 2008 however, its success slowly declined until it closed its doors in 2018. However, […]

Aston Martin Pivots To Electrification And A Venture In New York Luxury Living

Sean Connery ’s passing has refocused attention on the James Bond films and, inevitably, the co-starring Aston Martin cars — some equipped with water cannons and flamethrowers. But Aston Martin isn’t resting on its laurels—it’s moving toward new horizons, including electrification with a new partner, Mercedes-Benz, and—further afield—architecture. The company is working with architect Sir David […]

Arizona Estate, Once a Hotel for Miners, Heads to Auction

Nestled in the desert hills roughly 40 minutes from Sedona, Arizona, a former miners’-hotel-turned-sprawling -family-estate is headed to auction later this month. Known as The Little Daisy, the historic property will go under the hammer with Concierge Auctions in cooperation with Donna Chesler of Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty. Also on the market for $5.9 […]

Two Custom-Built Units at The Ritz-Carlton Residences Sunny Isles Beach Hit the Market

Designed by award-winning interior design firm, Britto Charette, two units at The Ritz-Carlton Residences in Sunny Isles Beach, FL have each hit the market for $4,999,000 with Ryan Farbstein and Max Farbstein of Douglas Elliman. Both units 2702 and 2802 share an identical floor plan which consists of 2,800 total sqft, 3 bedrooms, 3 baths and […]

A Year After Fetching $17 Million, a Vail Mountain Home Lists for $32m

A recently remodeled Mountain-style stone home with wood details and panoramic views of the Gore mountain range in Vail, Colo., is coming on the market for $32 million. If it traded for close to that price, the home would be among the most expensive ever sold in the Vail area. The large house, located close […]