KAA News Roundup

A new hotel to our collection, and a hot destination, Hotel Cartesiano in Puebla is the answer to Conde Nast in,”Why Puebla Should be Your Next Long Weekend Escape.”

Great roundup of ideal honeymoon islands, including the Galapagos and eco luxe Pikaia Lodge on The Knot.  The Galapagos is a must see destiantion, and Nicaragua’s Emerald Coast – home to Mukul – is being called the “next luxury travel destination” by The Observer and CNN.

The stunning Maldives and Six Senses Laamu are the answer to, “where is the best place you’ve ever visited?” from The Fashion Mumblr, read her blog here.

Gili Lankanfushi in The Maldives was named the most Eco-Friendly Hotel in the world at the Haute Grandeur Global Hotel and Spa Awards, AND was named the Best Destination Spa in Africa, Indian Ocean and Middle East.

Over to India and Rajmahal Palace,  where the Financial Times How to Spend It describes, “Its 14 suites bear the names of the guests who slept in them: Mountbatte where n, Kennedy, Prince of Wales.”

India of course is a go to destination for wellness, and Ananda Spa is one of the world’s best. From Vogue India, “so, whether you are the fitness enthusiast, a calm yogi, or the beauty expert, Ananda in the Himalayas has something for everyone.”

In Puglia, every road leads to a seaside town, every meal ends with digestivi. Katie Parla is warmed by Old World hospitality on a road trip along the heel of Italy’s boot in The Gourmet Traveler.

In the world of extravagance, there are the far-flung private islands of the world—and then there’s the entirely private atoll of Tetiaroa, which is in a league of its own. Read up on The Brando in Conde Nast.

Africa makes everyone’s list and Great Plains Conservation has  the lodges with the eco factor in spades, and the wow factor, too. Read this article from Got to be Gourmet on her stay at Ol Donyo Lodge in Kenya.

Twin Farms is ideal for all seasons and makes #4 on the list from Andrew Harper’s 20 Favorite Hideaway Hotels.

Getaway with the girls to Lake Austin Spa – a perfect out-of-the box  ideas from The Dallas Morning News. Get inspired by these beautiful photos in Hill Country Heaven by Lindsey Calla on her stay at

Great insights from Forbes on Brush Creek Ranch, “The Ultimate Dude Ranch Retreat In Wyoming Through The Eyes Of An Eight Year Old.” Read up on Brush Creek Ranch’s boutique luxury wellness retreat, Magee Homestead, was just accepted into The Relais & Châteaux Collection.