If it seems like everyone you know is visiting Greece this summer, they probably are. Tourism numbers for the dreamy Mediterranean country are projected to spike to 30 million visitors up from 27.5 million people in 2016. And while the white-washed buildings of picturesque Cycladic islands like Mykonos and Santorini are probably on your bucket list, why not ditch the crowds for a perfect getaway on Naxos — the largest island in their group. Here’s what you need to know. Read More on LuggageFree.com>>
Turquoise waters, pristine beaches and enchanting lagoons are just a few of the musings the Maldives bring to mind. The island archipelago sits to the south of Sri Lanka in the Indian Ocean, and is comprised of 26 separate atolls — ring-shaped coral reefs that encircle a lagoon. Visitors flock here for pristine white beaches, over-the-water bungalows and to swim with manta rays at Baa Atoll Biosphere Reserve. And if relaxing at the beach isn’t enough, the island group offers some of the best spa experiences in the world. Read on to find out the best ways to pamper yourself this summer… Read More on LuggageFree.com>>
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>>
Give a little get rewarded when you book your next hotel on Kind Traveler >> We all know giving to charity is rewarding, but imagine getting more back with your donation. Kind Traveler, the recently launched, first of its kind “give-and-get” hotel booking platform rewards travelers who donate to local or global charities through their site with exclusive hotel rates. All you have to do is pick a charity and donate as little as $10… Read More on LuggageFree.com>>