Endless stretches of palm-tree lined beaches meeting blue ocean waves are some of the first things anyone pictures when they think of a vacation in Southern California. When you’re visiting the area make the most of your journey by matching epic accommodations with the scenery. From luxurious spas to sprawling seaside golf courses, check out these four must-visit SoCal coastal resorts… Read More on LuggageFree.com>>
Perched at the end of Sunset Boulevard in the heart of Beverly Hills, the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel has been bathing Hollywood’s elite and loyal hotel guests in luxury for over a century. Its signature pink facade earned it the nickname “The Pink Palace” for a reason, you feel like royalty the moment you step in the door. Once you’re in, find a lush 12-acre campus surrounded by gardens, a sprawling pool (it plays famous movie soundtracks on its underwater sound system) and adjacent Cabana Cafe; the Polo Lounge is a playground for Tinsel Town, while the sublime La Prarie Spa is perfect for pampering.
But if you really want the five-start treatment, you need to check in like many movie starts have before you. The hotel has recently updated its 208 rooms and, most recently, three of its bungalows… Read More on LuggageFree.com>>
You can’t deny that the bathroom is one of the most important fixtures of any hotel room. On your next trip take your WC experience to the next level by booking a room with views of everything from endless stretches of turquoise seas, tropical fish and epic skylines. Find out which loos are lookers in our roundup of some of the world’s top bathrooms… Read More on LuggageFree.com
When you’re hashing out travel plans for 2014, put Beverly Hills at the top of your list. In addition to world-class shopping and dining, the city — incorporated in 1914 —is celebrating its centennial with all the style and glamour it has come to define over the last century.
Five of Forbes Travel Guide’s star-rated hotels are crowning the centennial celebrations with “Suite 100″— where luxury travelers on the hunt for an over-the-top experience can book a night in a suite specially designed to transport them to glamorous decades that defined the city’s history. From an environment emulating 1940s film noir at Montage Beverly Hills to another evoking Studio 54 at L’Ermitage Beverly Hills, each suite is outfitted specifically so you can experience the luxury of an earlier era, whether it’s with bespoke Art Deco-inspired furniture or an iPad photo booth. Here’s the scoop on what you can expect at each of the properties. Read More On Forbes Travel Guide>>