You dont have to visit L.A for Hollywood glamour; there are plenty of other destinations where the worlds fashionable elite convene to experience luxury at its finest along with superb and discreet service where your every need is catered for. Here are the top seven destinations for the jet setting elite:
Home to the star studded international film festival, there is plenty to adore about this south of France destination. Whilst most of the action is along La Croisette, the question will be which new fashionable pop up bar will be the best place to be seen, and Cannes is the place where connections count. Your hotel concierge will be an invaluable source of information as to which are the best places to visit and will organise access.
This glamorous playground has been attracting the likes of international socialites and jet-setters following Bridget Bardos visit in the 1950s to this quaint fishing village. Similar to Cannes, St Tropez is the place to see and be seen. Home in the summer to many super yachts and of course glistening tans, St Tropez draws in the A-list crowds who enjoy watching the action from afar from the bay, venturing ashore to enjoy the casinos and high end restaurants, or the beach clubs along the Bay of Pampelonne including the legendary Club 55 for lunch and of course, Rosé Piscine.
The high profile F1 Grand Prix shines the worlds spotlight on this stylish location, when yachts of the rich and famous line up along the Mediterranean coast of this French microstate. However year round its glitzy casinos evokes the suaveness and sophistication of a Bond movie and the exclusive VIP nightclubs and trendy restaurants are where youll find the elite set enjoying their time.
As one of the worlds favourite destinations, whats not to love about this iconic and magnificent city which is a premier destination for international jet setters. Whilst there is a great selection of VIP hotel suites providing the luxury of good sizes and great views of the city, a private travel agent will have connections with the best realtors in the city with the finest private properties only available off market. Whilst revered for its designer shopping there has been a considerable shift as the city becomes a celebrated foodie destination. The citys food scene in constantly changing with its fashionable pop up restaurants so be sure to ask your knowledgeable private travel agent which are the up and coming places to visit.
During the summer visitors flock to hear the best DJs in the world play their sets over the much celebrated season. However away from the party scene this elegant island attracts a loyal following to the beautiful chilled atmosphere of island life. One of the more popular destinations for luxury villas, these properties provide the privacy for large groups who want to shun the limelight and simply kick back and relax within a stunning destination. A villa concierge will prove invaluable during your stay from gaining access to the best VIP villa parties, organising transport across the island often a driver during your stay, to providing up to date information and access to the best DJs, clubs and of course access to the legendary opening and closing parties of the season.
Beautiful sandy white beaches and clear turquoise waters are synonymous with the Caribbean which provides the breathtaking backdrop from which to enjoy superb quality luxury hotels, exclusive yachts or even private islands with the highest of service standards. Each island provides a difference experience and islands such as Anguilla not only attracts the rich and famous but also provide a low key and chilled atmosphere for guests to enjoy their privacy all the while having their every need catered for – and melt away into the delights of island life.
Located on the southern tip of Mexico sits the stunning Los Cabos where the exclusive and luxurious resorts nestle on the immaculate beaches and provide a playboys (or playgirls) paradise for surfing, parasailing and scuba diving. Home to world-class fishing and championship golf, this is destination for the more adventurous jet-setter looking to maximise their time during that long weekend getaway.
Diana Cherry is Director of Operations at Oxford Private Travel.
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