KAA News Roundup

Looking for travel inspiration for 2018?  Check out our bucket list blog of must see destination this year.

We are excited to announce a new client on Mexico’s Yucatan, perfect for retreats and takeovers. The new, secluded 9 suite Mukan, in The Sian Ka’an Biosphere, a UNESCO World Heritage Site near Tulum makes the list of “New Hotels to Check Out in 2018.”

Another Yucatan gem, Chable Resort was featured in Travel + Leisure on the list of the Best Luxury Hotels That Opened Around the World This Year.

Nicaragua’s Mukul was featured in Marin Magazine as a “sustainably luxurious oasis offers carefree exploration of the region’s lush rain forest and uncrowded surf,” and also in The New York Post, “Forget Costa Rica — here’s Central America’s new star.” CNN Travel featured Nicaragua and Mukul in their feature, Move over Costa Rica: Nicaragua is emerging as the new eco-travel darling of Central America.

Mukul along with The Maldives Gili Lankanfushi made the list of The World’s Best Bohemian Surfing Retreats in Hero and Leader.

Down to Panama, where pro surfer Terry Simms has discovered Sweet Bocas and has teamed up with them for surf retreats. Read his blog, “It Doesn’t Get Any Sweeter.”

Congrats to The Resort at Pedregal in Cabo for being named #3 on USA Today 10Best resorts in Cabo.

Vik Chile, Six Senses Douro Valley and Six Senses Bhutan among those highlighted by agent Cari Gray: Creating Amazing Adventures for Billionaires.

Read more about Six Senses and five outstanding Six Senses resorts in southeast Asia, including brand new locations in Bali and Cambodia from A Luxury Travel Blog.

Read about Almanac Barcelona Hotel, a new boutique hotel in a perfect location, in Driftwood Journals, “Personalised Grand Luxury in the City Centre.” Land Lopers agrees after his recent visit, “just steps away from Barcelona’s famous Passeig de Gràcia, I couldn’t imagine a better location than the one enjoyed by the Almanac.”

In India, “Peek Inside Rajmahal Palace, a Hotel and Family Home of Indian Royalty” from Travel + Leisure.  Sister property, luxury tented camp Sher Bagh is featured in Bristish GQ, “How to tour Rajasthan like a king.”

From Africa, wonderful news comes from Rhinos Without Borders along with Great Plains Conservation. Another special initivate to benefit wildlife includes the Mountain Biking for Lions 4-day trip. Check it out here.

For a dose of wellness check out Fodor’s Best of 2017 where Editors Reveal Their Favorite Travel Moments including Lake Austin Spa, also featured in Vacations Mag and Goop this month.