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What’s New in Downtown Napa, Featuring The George

If you haven’t spent time in Downtown Napa lately, you’ll be pleasantly surprised at all that’s new at wine country’s front door. Transformed into a happening place, it’s a singular destination of…

The Annual Lexus Culinary Classic: Experience Amazing

Gourmands, wine aficionados, and auto enthusiasts know that the annual Lexus Culinary Classic, held at Sausalito’s Cavallo Point, is never to be missed. The three-day celebration – at which guests are immersed…

Spa Suites: Not-so-ordinary hotel rooms bring the spa to you

“Walk with me,” says my wellbeing butler at Rosewood Mayakoba. We wander down undulating trails. In a soft voice she tells me to concentrate on my senses. “You must feel the power of the plants,” she…

Living The Dream

Experience the best of Santa Cruz at the Dream Inn   The Santa Cruz of my youth was one filled with sandy days on the beach and nights strolling the boardwalk. We…

Stay in Silicon Valley Style at Mountain View’s The Ameswell Hotel

Heralded by its own street sign as well as iconic Silicon Valley neighbors such as Google, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, Moffett Field, Shoreline Amphitheatre, Levi’s Stadium, and Stanford University, Mountain View’s new The…

San Francisco Staycation

Satisfy your wanderlust with a stay at one of these San Francisco hotels, each of which stands ready and more than willing to fulfill your travel dreams. Travel is back. But those…

A Taste of Thailand in Napa: Bann at Oak Knoll

The juxtaposition is unusual, but somehow, it works – a Thai-themed boutique hotel, set smack in the middle of Napa Valley vineyards, surrounded by grapes and with Vaca Mountain views. The brainchild…

The best luxury hotels in the Balearic Islands

The best luxury hotels in the Balearic Islands

As Spain opens its borders to US visitors once more, Haute Living San Francisco picks the best luxury hotels in the Balearic Islands to jet off to in 2021. A hop skip…

Luxury Travel Revival

Experts Take a Look Into the Crystal Ball   Contributors: Fran Endicott Miller, Misty Milioto, Rosanna Stevens, Laurie Jo Miller Farr Some are calling it travel revenge. Others are simply calling it…

A Charming Jungle Idyll in Belize

With the past 12 months often feeling as though the world has been cast in a disaster movie, we find legendary filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola’s luxurious Blancaneaux Lodge in Belize is the…

Dip Back Into Travel with a Visit to CordeValle

Since its opening in 1999, CordeValle has served as a golf lover’s haven, but one need not hit the links in order to revel in the offerings of this South Bay hospitality…

The Incomparable Rosewood Miramar Beach, Montecito

Elegant. Glamorous. Unrivaled. Rosewood Miramar Beach, located in the tony Santa Barbara enclave of Montecito, is the American Riviera’s most stunning resort. Montecito has long served as an haute haven. As the…

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara Beckons

With wanderlust at perhaps an all-time high, but with worldwide travel still on pause, there is no better time to hit the open road for a California car trip. For those in…

Villa Life: Locking Down in Style

By now you’ve figured out social distancing. You’ve learned to bake bread, studied new languages, and reconnected with childhood friends over Zoom. But that doesn’t mean you don’t need a break from the…

Geothermal Goodness: Submerge at Iceland’s Top Hotel

  It’s a good thing that it’s dark.  Or, maybe it doesn’t matter because a layer of gloopy, white silica mud covers every inch of my bikini-clad body. In truth, nobody could…

Recharge at The Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort

The recreational offerings are plentiful at The Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort, but you’ll not be faulted if your ideal activity is to simply sit on your porch and gaze westward toward…