not-so-common sense

July 16th, 2008

Rosewood Mayakobá unveiled its “Sense, a Rosewood Spa” in March, the first from Rosewood Hotels & Resorts’ new spa brand. The 17,000-square foot spa is on its own island, surrounded by Yucatán flora, with relaxation areas spread through the indoors and out.

A margarita after a day in the sun is wonderful, but to truly decompress, you might try the new “Sense Spa Voyage” offer. This new package for two includes a a tailor-made fitness program and a two-hour long private yoga session in the outdoor pavilion-and aromatherapy massages. The perfect ending? A specialty cocktail from the resort’s “tequila library.” (more…)

afternoon de-light

July 16th, 2008

Afternoon tea is a quintessentially British occasion and ever popular in London’s five star hotels. Starting July 31, 2008, join one of London’s hipper hotel counterparts for a new take on that storied tradition, with the ‘Afternoon De-Light’ at The Metropolitan London‘s uber-chic Met Bar.


PARK IT… and savor the eye candy

July 16th, 2008

A hotel lobby or an art gallery? Park Hyatt hotels seem to lead a double life. At Palacio Duhau-Park Hyatt Buenos Aires, the corridors are lined with commissioned sculptures and paintings, and an underground walkway dubbed Paseo de las Arte (pictured at right) showcases international and local artists in a rotating exhibit that changes every 60-90 days. Other masterpieces around the world… (more…)