escapadita tnHalfway between Los Angeles and San Diego, situated on California’s fabled Pacific Coast Highway atop a 150-foot bluff with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is an elegant coastal retreat inviting guests to relax, indulge and pamper themselves in the ultimate home-away-from-home that offers a first-class, luxury hotel experience. The hotel is reminiscent of a classic Mediterranean villa with fountains and French doors that open onto private terraces from each of the 396 guestrooms.

escapaditaLocated between the mountains and waterfalls is the city of Tecate, surrounded by abundant hills of olive trees and grapevines that make Tecate an oasis in the desert.

escapaditaJoie de Vivre Hotels, the West Coast-based company known for its fun, whimsical boutique hotels, recently introduced its first property outside of California in Scottsdale, Arizona, The Saguaro. Located in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale, this hotel is within a thriving cultural hub that includes the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art and numerous art galleries

escapaditaThe Mirage, the hotel that introduced the concept of a destination resort to the Las Vegas Strip in 1989, has undergone a stunning transformation and has completely revolutionized itself. We recently visited and were amazed by the changes and additions to this classic property at the heart of the Strip. The hotel counts on 3,044 guest rooms including 281 suites, 14 restaurants, 10 bars, lounges and nightclubs as well as spa, shops and live shows to satisfy all your desires.

escapaditaOnly 20 miles from the sea in the mountain town of Tecate ... a dream paradise of fitness, wellness, and retreat created by two visionaries.

 

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With their booming economy, 2014 World Cup, 2016 Olympics and the recent Rock in Rio Festival, Brazil is the global destination everyone is talking about. While southern Brazil with Rio de Janeiro is more known, it is the less developed and exotic beaches in the northeast that is the undiscovered luxury destination of tomorrow.

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Ceja Vineyards is an ultra premium Latino Family owned winery in California's Napa Valley. It was founded by Amelia, Pedro, Armando and Martha Ceja, a family of Mexican-American immigrants.

Celebrated winemaker Armando Ceja immigrated to the United States at age seven and immediately went to work in the fields of California alongside his siblings and parents. He made his first Cabernet Sauvignon barrel right after turning 18 at the time he enrolled in the enology and viticulture programs at UC Davis. Armando is now a respected vineyard manager who uses his knowledge and experience to create a limited collection of handcrafted wines.

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Nestled in the dramatic Sonoran Desert on 250 picturesque acres at the base of Camelback Mountain, The Phoenician is your premier luxury resort in Scottsdale, Arizona. Just minutes away from Scottsdale's burgeoning shopping and cultural areas, this magnificent luxury resort is where the harmony and beauty of the desert will inspire your imagination.

 

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The tranquil Tuscan hillside complete with Italian villas, aqueducts, tile mosaics, 100 year old olive trees, neutral colored stucco colonnades, tapestries and every classical Roman Italian architectural detail are actually to be found where you least expect them, the seaside hills of Orange County just one hour north of San Diego. Pelican Hill immerses you in the soothing architecture and landscape of Italy while enveloping you in the ultimate in luxury amenities and attention to detail, making this one of the consistently top rated resorts in the world.

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Nestled in the heart of Westwood, this modern oasis offers 258 suites, state-of-the-art technology and world-class service offering a perfect escape from the sprawling city. Travelers can sip and savor under the sun, take a dip in the pool or retreat to an airy cabana surrounded by lush botanicals in this ultimate Los Angeles hideaway which allows you to enjoy the city (or avoid it) in style.

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