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Elite Traveler Gift Guide

The ultimate guide to every major destination, for the elite traveler. Join us as we tour the world’s best hotels, the finest restaurants and all of the world’s leading luxury travel offerings.

United Kingdom

The Mandrake

London, UK

Inspired by the medicinal properties of the plant after which it is named, this daring, unique and totally new hotel concept was converted from a RIBA award–winning building on Newman Street, Fitzrovia, and opened in September 2017. Here, you will find eclectic, vibrant interiors combined with carefully curated artwork, intriguing soundscapes and specially designed Azzi Glasser scents that further create […]

Heckfield Place

Hampshire, UK

When this country house hotel opened in September 2018, it instantly became the latest go-to for escapes from London. Just over an hour away from the city, the restored Georgian family home sits within 400 acres of lush meadows and ancient woodland, with two lakes (one for boating), wisteria- and rose-entwined walled gardens, fruitful orchards and a biodynamic farm where […]

The Lanesborough Club & Spa

London, UK

Since opening in March 2017, The Lanesborough Club & Spa has elevated the experience of staying in the Regency-style hotel it’s adjoined to. Spread across 18,000 sq ft, the new wellness space provides hotel guests and club members with access to renowned wellness expertise, along with luxurious spa facilities. The interiors fuse decadence with elegant modern design, incorporating marble surfaces, […]

Cliveden House

Taplow, UK

Initially built in the 1660s as a hideaway for the Duke of Buckingham to carry out his scandalous affair with Anna-Maria, the countess of Shrewsbury, the house has been synonymous with politics, parties and power — most famously serving as the decadent setting for the Profumo affair, which caused uproar in the British government. A house of fun for the […]

Harrods Wellness Clinic

London, UK

The new Wellness Clinic at Harrods takes up a vast 10,500 sq ft of the department store’s fourth floor, but with its discreet entrance, you’d barely know it was there. Once inside, you immediately feel the serenity of the space designed by the award-winning architects Stanton Williams. By using natural materials such as cherry timber, Moleanos stone and soft fabrics, […]

Lime Wood

New Forest, UK

Lime Wood, a boutique country house hotel, is set in the heart of the New Forest National Park, 1.5 miles from the small town of Lyndhurst and just an hour and a half drive from London. Lime Wood is a luxury country house hotel with a difference. They’ve used Lime Wood’s classical structure as the basis of their design but […]

Corinthia Hotel London

London, UK

Corinthia Hotel London is a 21st Century Grand Hotel created by experts with a passion for craftsmanship and an understanding of world-class service. Combining traditional grandeur with modern freshness, the luxuriously redesigned Victorian destination is ideally located in the heart of London, a short walk from many of the city’s major attractions. Corinthia London provides a superb ground floor offering […]