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JAMAICA Hotelier Chris Blackwell continues to place a stamp on his homeland. He has just turned Goldeneye-- the north- shore estate where James Bond creator Ian Fleming lived and wrote-- into an Island Outpost hotel. Guests stay in rustic but styl...
q. I've heard that there's no place more exquisite than the Canary Islands. Where should we plan to go?Do the islands' birds live up to the name?--B.R., Jackson, Miss.a. The Canaries -- a group of Spanish islands off Africa's northwest coast -- ...
ST. THOMAS Hotel 1829Though it's only steps from Charlotte Amalie's cruise-port chaos, this gem of a hotel is miles away in spirit. Built for the bride of a 19th-century French sea captain, Hotel 1829 is a confection of Moroccan tile, terraces swi...
See our list of 27 affordable beach resorts. Imagine yourself, for an indulgent moment, sunbathing on Tiririca Beach in Brazil’s Bahia. Palm trees cast slender shadows along the stretch of golden sand; the sparkling, azure ocean beckons you in fo...
Shopping U.S. + Canada 1. GREAT VALUE San Francisco The Four Seasons makes luxury shopping in nearby Union Square even more enticing. Their partnership with stores like Gump's and Boucheron means discounts of up to 20 percent, and some of these ...
Anguilla The 35- acre, clifftop Viceroy Anguilla (Meads Bay; 800/357-1930; viceroyanguilla.com; rates unavailable at press time) opens next summer with a focus on personalized service: a team of "lifestyle assistants" will act as concierges and cu...