Diane's Latest Picks

 
Every week, Luxury Link's President and co-Founder Diane McDavitt will share some of her favorite hotels and resorts on our site. Diane has spent more than 30 years in the luxury travel industry, spanning the globe in search of the finest upscale vacation experiences!

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Belmond El Encanto, Santa Barbara, California
The beachside city of Santa Barbara, California is known for its beautiful coastlines, gorgeous weather, and stunning Spanish architecture, but restoration of Belmond El Encanto, one of the city's most notable and long-standing hotels will soon be the leading reason to travel out West...

Santa Barbara, California
2-7 Nights
Plus Exclusive Luxury Extras
Breakfasts, afternoon tea, $200 spa credit, parking...
FROM:
$
965
SAVE UP TO:
39%
 
Belmond La Samanna, Saint Martin, French West Indies
Visit the legendary Caribbean paradise that is Belmond La Samanna, a private and discreet luxury resort on the island of Saint Martin...

Saint Martin, French West Indies
5-14 Nights
Plus Exclusive Luxury Extras
Transfers, breakfasts, massage treatments, car rental...
FROM:
$
2,350
SAVE UP TO:
35%
 
 
 
Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa, Riviera Maya, Mexico
Nestled between the shores of Playa del Carmen and vibrant Cancun, Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa is a romantic hideaway and retreat...

Riviera Maya, Mexico
3-5 Nights
$1,174 In Exclusive Luxury Extras
50-minute massage, 3-course dinner, breakfasts...
FROM:
$
3,272
SAVE UP TO:
39%
 
Castille Paris, Paris, France
Located in the heart of the most famous city in the world, Castille Paris combines Parisian allure, Italian style, and unparalleled luxury for a world-class experience along the Rue Cambon...

Paris, France
2-14 Nights
Plus Exclusive Luxury Extras
Buffet breakfast daily, welcome bottle of wine...
FROM:
$
677
SAVE UP TO:
55%
 
Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, Scrub Island, British Virgin Islands
Make like Robinson Crusoe on this private island's three deserted beaches, then learn the skills to get home at a top BVI sailing school.

Scrub Island, British Virgin Islands
5-14 Nights
Plus Exclusive Luxury Extras
Breakfast daily, $100 spa credit, welcome amenity...
FROM:
$
1,679
SAVE UP TO:
39%
 
Villa del Palmar Cancun Beach Resort & Spa, Cancun, Mexico
On beautiful Playa Mujeres, on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula is the Villa del Palmar Cancun Beach Resort & Spa, where you will enjoy all the comforts of home...

Cancun, Mexico
3-14 Nights
$161 In Exclusive Luxury Extras
All meals & drinks, airport transfers, resort activities...
FROM:
$
731
SAVE UP TO:
35%
 
 
 
Boutique Saint Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey
In an enchanting historic building in Istanbul's Sultanamet area, Boutique Saint Sophia is a luxury hotel within minutes of shops, entertainment, and cultural attractions...

Istanbul, Turkey
3-14 Nights
Plus Exclusive Luxury Extras
À la carte breakfast, transfers, welcome fruit plate...
FROM:
$
473
SAVE UP TO:
28%
 
Hotel Punta Islita, Punta Islita, Costa Rica
A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Hotel Punta Islita on Costa Rica's Pacific coast is an exquisite resort surrounded by natural wonders...

Punta Islita, Costa Rica
3 Nights
Plus Exclusive Luxury Extras
All meals & non-alcoholic beverages, $50 daily bar credit...
FROM:
$
2,309
SAVE UP TO:
19%
 
Lismacue House, Bansha, Ireland
In lovely Tipperary, discover the lavish Lismacue House, a breathtaking Georgian Country House that is a mix of old country elegance and Irish splendor in the stunning emerald countryside...

Bansha, Ireland
7 Nights
$1,120 In Exclusive Luxury Extras
Breakfast daily, champagne reception, dinner on one evening.
FROM:
$
6,047
SAVE UP TO:
45%
 
L'Albereta, Erbusco, Lombardy, Italy
A connoisseur's country haven, L'Albereta is an ancient manor located in the alpine forelands in the heart of the Franciacorta wine-growing region...

Erbusco, Lombardy, Italy
3-14 Nights
Plus Exclusive Luxury Extras
Breakfast daily, winery tour & tasting, welcome amenities...
FROM:
$
774
SAVE UP TO:
60%
 
 
 
Claris Hotel, Barcelona, Spain
Situated between the Eixample neighborhood and the city's center, Claris Hotel is a stylish Barcelona retreat with enviable amenities and a prime location...

Barcelona, Spain
2 Nights
$446 In Exclusive Luxury Extras
Dining credit, bottle of wine, half-day car rental, Internet..
FROM:
$
875
SAVE UP TO:
25%
 
Majestic Barričre Cannes, Cannes, France
With its brilliantly white Art Deco-style façade anno 1923, storied Majestic Barrière Cannes epitomizes French Riviera luxury lifestyle along tony Boulevard La Croisette...

Cannes, France
3-14 Nights
Plus Exclusive Luxury Extras
Breakfasts, 3-course dinner with wine, champagne & flowers...
FROM:
$
1,724
SAVE UP TO:
30%
 
Capella Marigot Bay Resort & Marina, Marigot Bay, Saint Lucia
On the idyllic Caribbean isle of Saint Lucia, Capella Marigot Bay Resort & Marina puts you right in the heart of its most beautiful natural surroundings...

Marigot Bay, Saint Lucia
3-14 Nights
Plus Exclusive Luxury Extras
Full breakfasts, resort amenities, nonalcoholic mini bar...
FROM:
$
1,365
SAVE UP TO:
30%
 
Hotel Healdsburg, Healdsburg, Sonoma County, California
This chic Sonoma escape with a Charlie Palmer restaurant, holistic spa and sustainable design lies at the nexus of three fine wine regions

Healdsburg, Sonoma County, California
2-5 Nights
Plus Exclusive Luxury Extras
Midweek travel, 7-course tasting menu dinner, spa savings...
FROM:
$
925
SAVE UP TO:
51%
 
The Crane Residential Resort, Saint Philip, Barbados
Situated on one of Barbados's best beaches, The Crane Residential Resort is an haute and historic retreat overlooking scenic Crane Beach...

Saint Philip, Barbados
5 Nights
Plus Exclusive Luxury Extras
Arrival meet & greet, dinner on one evening, $80 spa credit...
FROM:
$
2,100
SAVE UP TO:
26%
 
Belmond British Pullman & Northern Belle, United Kingdom
In a contemporary world that often overlooks the finer details that make life truly grand, the Belmond British Pullman & Northern Belle instead focus specifically on these little delights...

United Kingdom
1 Nights
Plus Exclusive Luxury Extras
Northern Belle day tour, 5-course lunch, personal steward...
FROM:
$
444
SAVE UP TO:
40%
 
Travaasa Austin, Austin, Texas
Join a Texas cowboy on a horse ride across Balcones Canyonlands Preserve and walk barefoot across an organic farm – travel goes deeper here

Austin, Texas
1-2 Nights
$143 In Exclusive Luxury Extras
Midweek travel, $125 total resort credit, room upgrade, spa...
FROM:
$
299
SAVE UP TO:
32%
 
Secret Bay, Portsmouth, Dominica
Caribbean luxe has never been so spectacular as it is as Secret Bay. On the pristine, unadulterated island of Dominica, this boutique eco-luxury resort embraces a diverse environment...

Portsmouth, Dominica
6-14 Nights
Plus Exclusive Luxury Extras
Roundtrip transfers, $75 massage credit, cooking service...
FROM:
$
3,235
SAVE UP TO:
20%
 
Lumeria Maui, Makawao, Maui, Hawaii
Along the verdant slopes of towering Haleakala, nestled amidst lush gardens just a short walk from shimmering white sand beaches, discover the warmth and natural beauty of Hawaii at Lumeria Maui...

Makawao, Maui, Hawaii
3-14 Nights
Plus Exclusive Luxury Extras
60-minute Lomi-Lomi massage, dinner on one evening...
FROM:
$
996
SAVE UP TO:
32%
 
Jumeirah Grand Hotel Via Veneto, Rome, Italy
Renovated 19th Century villas house a five-star hotel with an art collection that includes works by Picasso, Dalí and Guttuso.

Rome, Italy
2-14 Nights
Plus Exclusive Luxury Extras
Breakfast daily, airport transfers, buffet lunch on one day...
FROM:
$
829
SAVE UP TO:
50%
 
Casa de Mita, Punta de Mita, Nayarit, Mexico
Open your eyes to the beauty of Playa Careyeros at the exclusive Casa de Mita, a intimate villa-style retreat just north of Puerto Vallarta, on Mexico's gorgeous Riviera Nayarit...

Punta de Mita, Nayarit, Mexico
3-5 Nights
Plus Exclusive Luxury Extras
All meals & drinks, airport transfers, internet, kayaking...
FROM:
$
1,770
SAVE UP TO:
15%
 
Mahogany Hall Luxury Boutique Resort, San Ignacio, Belize
A stately plantation-style mansion on the banks of the languorous Mopan River in Belize, Mahogany Hall Luxury Boutique Resort offers an exclusive glimpse into an unhurried life where simplicity and leisure reign supreme...

San Ignacio, Belize
4-14 Nights
Plus Exclusive Luxury Extras
Breakfast daily, nightly romantic turndown service...
FROM:
$
860
SAVE UP TO:
49%
 
NIZUC Resort & Spa, Cancun, Mexico
One of the hottest new luxury destinations in Mexico is the secluded enclave of Punta Nizuc, located just 20 minutes from the Cancun International Airport, yet miles away from ordinary. Here in this idyllic oasis, NIZUC Resort & Spa welcomes guests seeking something fantastic and sophisticated on the shore's of Mexico's Caribbean...

Cancun, Mexico
3-14 Nights
Plus Exclusive Luxury Extras
Breakfasts, spa treatment, water sports, fitness center...
FROM:
$
1,783
SAVE UP TO:
40%
 
Palais Amani, Fes, Morocco
In the city of Fes, the medieval capital of Morocco and a destination that today is still brimming with historic culture, Palais Amani is a one-of-a-kind retreat...

Fes, Morocco
3-7 Nights
Plus Exclusive Luxury Extras
Breakfast daily, 15% savings on choice of activity, Internet..
FROM:
$
750
SAVE UP TO:
54%
 
Hotel Almenara, Sotogrande, Spain
In Spain's Cádiz province, the Sotogrande resort community occupies eight square miles of coast along the Mediterranean Sea, and is home to the remarkable Hotel Almenara...

Sotogrande, Spain
5-7 Nights
$362 In Exclusive Luxury Extras
€100 resort credit, 3-course dinner, lunch one day...
FROM:
$
618
SAVE UP TO:
50%