KAA News Roundup

We are thrilled to announce the following clients made the list of the Top 50 Hotels in the World. The Lodhi in New Delhi debuts at the #2 spot, and another city hotel, The Reverie Saigon took the #4 spot. The new Faena Miami Beach took the #11 spot and Finca Cortesin on Spain’s Costa del Sol is #43. See full list >>

A separate list of the Top 50 Resorts in the World featured many clients as well. Sister boutique hotels Bahia Vik and Playa Vik in Jose Ignacio, Uruguay shared the #3 spot, while the newly opened Chable Resort outside Merida in Mexico’s Yucatan debuted at #38. The top luxury ranch on the list, The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch was named #7 in the world. See full list >>

Regional winners include Mukul Beach, Golf & Spa in Nicaragua at #9 in Central & South America, and Pikaia Lodge in the Galapagos was named #8 in South America. The Farm at Cape Kidnappers came in at #3 in all of Australia and New Zealand, and was the highest-ranking property in all of New Zealand.
Sister hotel Kauri Cliffs was named to Andrew Harper’s 20 Favorite Hideaway Hotels along with featured Twin Farms and The Brando.

Brush Creek Ranch is among “15 Most Unforgettable Wedding Venues in the West” from Sunset Magazine.

Twin Farms was also among a prestigious roundup by Architectural Digest of, The Most Beautiful Hotel in Every State in America.

Another USA Hideaway, Lake Austin Spa was visited by celebrity Chef Gail Simmons for the third year in a row, as detailed in Forbes. “It’s my favorite escape because it’s very low-key and the setting is glorious. The rooms are so comfortable and there’s something for everyone to do.”

Cocktail for a cause at Malibu Beach Inn and help hurricane relief. At The Carbon Beach Club, order the Love City cocktail, made with Kenny’s own Blue Chair Bay Rum, and 100% of the proceeds go directly to the foundation.

Check out these four great articles on Chable Resort, the hot new resort where “shamanism meets luxury” on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, 30 minutes outside Merida.  From Vogue,  Houston Chronicle and Dallas Morning News.

Get inspired for a surf trip to Mukul, even if you have never tried it, by this article by Maggie Shipstead in United Magazine.

Beautiful article on Vik Chile in NUVO Mag, a must read for a must visit destination.

Read a review, Leopards and Luxury on Suján Jawai by Catherine Heald, CEO of Remote Lands. And for a dose of wellness after your Indian safari, head to Ananda in the Himalayas. Great article in The Telegraph, “Attempting Ayurveda in India’s quintessential health retreat.”

Planning a honeymoon? Read this article, “10 Reasons Why Gili Lankanfushi Maldives Is One Of The Most Romantic Destinations On Earth.”

Tis the season to head down to New Zealand, a great article on three of our faves, “New Zealand Lodges You Won’t Want to Miss.”