Hotels to Cross Off Your Bucket List

Annandale and Eichardt’s Private Hotel have been featured in an article in the Toronto Star, which showcases “five dreamy suites, villas and penthouses to cross off your travel bucket list.”

Annandale is a “1,618-hectare coastal farm in Canterbury” and has “recently been named the world’s leading experiential luxury property for the second year running at the World Travel Awards,” as reported in the article.

“Offering four award-winning luxury villas with a relaxed Kiwi-style vibe, the jewel in Annandale’s crown is Seascape — an ultra-modern retreat in a picturesque private bay. Take in the turquoise waters surrounding the property from its private outdoor spa and lounge, where you might spot seals, orca, dolphins or blue penguins.”

“The ultra-luxurious rooftop abode at Eichardt’s Private Hotel in New Zealand — aptly named the Penthouse — officially opened its doors in December 2016,” writes Dias.

“The exclusive suite is accessible by private elevator and features a terrace spa, in-suite sauna, around-the-clock butler service, whisky bar and after-hours private shopping experiences with retail partners around Queenstown.”

“Guests also enjoy Krug Champagne refreshed daily, deluxe toiletries, a commercial grade kitchen with private chef and a chauffeured Land Rover at their disposal.”

The other hotels included in the list were:

  • The Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara – “the first luxury pool villa resort in southern Oman”
  • Rancho Valencia Resort & SpaRancho Valencia Resort & Spa in San Diego – “southern California’s only Relais & Châteaux property”
  • Lake House at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds in Georgia, which “offers uninterrupted views of Lake Oconee from a private outdoor pool and charming screened-in back porch.”

Article Source: Toronto Star, Denise Dias, July 28, 2017

Image Source: Twitter – Annandale NZ

Tags: Annandale  Eichardt’s Private Hotel  New Zealand  Seascape  Toronto Star  World Travel Awards  

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