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At the far eastern end of the island, approximately forty miles from Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, the small town of Fajardo draws tourists from all over the world who flock to the destination for access to recreational boating, beautiful beaches, and crystal clear waters. Travelers also enjoy a number islands off shore, and one of the world’s only bioluminescent lagoons. 

Those who demand the ultimate in luxury vacation accommodations while visiting Fajardo choose the El Conquistador, a Waldorf-Astoria hotel.  Recognized as a top rated destination for corporate Sales Incentive programs with ample space for meetings and special events.

Perched on a cliff with dramatic views of the sea, the hotel can be thought of as an Eden-like retreat on this beautiful tropical isle, with accommodations, recreation, dining and activities to please even the most discriminating traveler.

Arriving

Upon arrival at the airport in San Juan, you will be greeted by a hotel employee if you have elected to use the hotel’s coach for transport. Taxis and rental cars are also available and hotel registration commences at 4 PM.
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The Guest Rooms

The hotel is pleased to offer accommodations to suit every traveler’s taste, from garden rooms to one and two bedroom ocean view suites. La Casistas Villas offer one, two, and three bedroom private accommodations, ranging in size to 2000 sf. With stunning ocean views, guests enjoy a host of exclusive amenities, including Ferragamo bath toiletries, a private balcony or walk-out, butler and 24 hour concierge service, and access to three private pools. 

Dining

Nearly two dozen eateries and lounges grace the property, from ultra casual take-out to luxurious fine dining. Guests seeking a pampered romantic dinner might opt for the Northern Italian specialties of La Piccola Fontana. Fresh local seafood and prime beef is the order of the day at Chops Steakhouse. Three different culinary styles are celebrated at the Asia-themed Blossoms open for dinner nightly. Enjoy Teppan Yaki style cooking or regionally influenced Chinese cuisine.

No matter where you are on the grounds of El Conquistador, your room, pool side, the marina, golf course, spa – you’re never far from an array of dining and beverage choices.

Of course the hotel offers in-room dining as well.

Spa

The 25,000 square foot Waldorf-Astoria Spa, incorporating the Edouard de Paris salon, offers guests a traditional treatment menu plus wellness and fitness regimens, if desired. All day immersion retreats for individuals or couples are also on offer. For a complete mind and body refresher, consider the spa’s multi-night wellness retreats. 

Activities

For guests desiring amusement and relaxation on the water, a catamaran will whisk you to the hotel’s 100 acre private Palomino Island where you can enjoy snorkeling, scuba, windsurfing, sailing, horseback riding or just lounging on the white sand beach. Strolling waiters take your beverage orders, or you can enjoy casual fare at the island’s waterfront cafe, Iguana’s, featuring seafood, sandwiches, burgers and tropical drinks.

One of the mostly highly regarded golf courses in Puerto Rico is on the grounds of El Conquistator, a par 72 Arthur Hills designed 18 hole challenge. An 1100 foot driving range plus putting and chipping practice areas are at the course. The Golf Grill, in the clubhouse overlooking the 18th and our local rain forest, offers beverages and lunch daily. 

The Coqui Water Park at the hotel offers family water fun for all ages, with a number of slides, pools, and a lazy river. When you need to take a breather or recharge, the Oasis Bar and Grill is located within the park. 

Camp Coqui is just for kids 4-12; your children can participate in a full day session which is inclusive of lunch, or half day sessions are available as well. 

Plan Your El Conquistador Holiday

For assistance in making your luxury travel plans to Puerto Rico or anywhere on the planet contact the experienced and knowledgeable counselors at Concierge Travel Design.

St Regis Bora Bora Resort in Tahiti

An island vacation in the Pacific’s Bora Bora region combines barrier reef, beautiful sands and all of the sun vacationer’s desire. The St. Regis resort in Tahiti offers guests celebrity-worthy amenities like in-room glass-panels located in the floor to view ocean life, luxurious bedding and even private, invisible-edge swimming pools overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Those considering a tropical vacation and stay in Tahiti will be delighted with all St. Regis has to offer. Bora Bora: Why you must go While Bora Bora’s reputation alone, makes it a major international travel destination, the area is unique for its “aquacentric” high-style resorts like St. Regis. Bora Bora is an actual island and extinct volcano located in French Polynesia. If you love coconut trees, bungalows and snorkeling, you must vacation here. Barrier Reef The Tahitian Barrier Reef and surrounding lagoons of Bora Bora are nothing less than amazing. Whether you enjoy scuba diving, mainstream snorkeling, or enjoying the view from the resort lounge, the reef delivers magnificent surroundings, both in and out of the water. Tahiti, luxury travel, sales incentive White Sand and crystal-blue water While many of the beaches in Tahiti have black sands from the volcanic rock, St. Regis offers iconic white sand upon their tropical beaches. The crystal-blue waters beneath and surrounding the resort makes staying at St. Regis a distinct pleasure. Accommodations and how to get to St. Regis St. Regis’s accommodations offer a variety of villa styles. From romantic couples-only get aways to full family vacations, rooms are located on the beach, directly upon the water and even boasts a “Royal Estate” which features three separate bungalow-pavilions encircling a private pool. Getting to St. Regis from the U.S. means hopping a flight on Air Tahiti through Los Angeles, CA. Located in the Tahiti time zone, TAHT, you’re certain to have the time of your life upon arrival. Cuisine, St. Regis style The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort offers fabulous dining options. Guests will be culinarily-tantalized with world-cuisine. Island ingredients are delectably presented at the resort’s three major restaurants:

  • Pahu Restaurant
  • LAGOON by Jean-Georges; and
  • Sushi Take

In addition to three restaurant options, there are also two bars. The Aparima Bar is an excellent option for light fare. Aparima offers dishes like pizza capricciosa, salads, pastas and sandwiches in addition to vegetarian-style cuisine. Amenities In addition to private salt water lagoons, water-front bar and free WiFi, St. Regis offers the richest amenities available including:

  • Room service
  • Children friendly activities
  • Spa and fitness center
  • Fine Cuisine; and
  • Swimming pool

Events and activities Vacationers will enjoy many activities during their stay at St. Regis Bora Bora, including:

  • Sailing, fishing and personal watercraft excursions
  • Relaxation, Yoga and spa
  • Bicycling and moped site seeing; and
  • Helicopter tours of the island

Taking in French Polynesia includes getting up close to enjoy volcanic rocks, lagoons, and discovering everything Tahitian. Vacationers may visit a pearl farm, visit the Turtle Center, kite surf and even site see from a submarine! St. Regis combines everything Tahiti. From honeymooning to simply getting-away, events and local activities are available for every age and every style of vacation. St. Regis delivers what vacationers expect in a tropical experience. Wonderful foods, beyond-comfortable accommodations and unmatched ambiance are what truly makes St. Regis a celebrity-worthy, captivating experience. Contact our travel specialist today to book your luxury resort stay.

Celebrity Travel: Saint Tropez, France

The breathtaking seaside town of Saint-Tropez, on the French Riveria, has been a magnet for celebrities since the 1950s. Legendary French starlet Brigitte Bardot’s purchase of a Saint-Tropez home brought international attention, and soon celebrities from Orson Welles to Mick Jagger flocked to the secluded beaches. Today, Saint-Tropez regulars include Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Kate Moss, Leonardo Dicaprio, David and Victoria Beckham, Beyonce and Jay Z, and more. What makes this jet set resort so special? Amid the crystal blue waters, lush gardens, and pink-roofed houses, you can find a brand of luxury unlike any in the world.

Private Luxury

One of the major aspects of Saint-Tropez that draws in the rich and famous is the access to seclusion. Though you may see paparazzi pictures of actors, pop stars, and politicians on their luxury yachts, it is rare that a prying lens invades a celebrity’s waterfront villa. The gardens surrounding the vacation homes are just as much of an amenity as the swimming pools and amazing views. Not to mention, the nightlife in Saint-Tropez is known for being exclusive. Clubs like the famous VIP Room are members only, allowing some of the most famous people in the world to dance the night away in an atmosphere of decadent sophistication. Designer Karl Lagerfeld has called the VIP Room the best club in the world.

Hotel Byblos

Opened in 1967, Hotel Byblos is arguably Saint-Tropez’s most legendary spot, where Bardot often spent holidays, and where Jagger proposed to his first wife. The colorful, Mediterranean village design gives way to 41 rooms, a spa, and Alain Ducasse’s elegant restaurant, Rivea. The hotel is also home to Saint-Tropez’s other world-famous nightclub, Les Caves du Roy. The energy is electric, and you’ll probably see someone famous, but it’s definitely a night out for luxury spenders who are willing to plunk down plenty of euros for a fine bottle of champagne. Hotel Byblos is also located right in the midst of the town’s best boutiques and shopping opportunities.
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Things to do in Saint-Tropez

When visitors to Saint-Tropez are not spending time on luxury yachts, exploring private villas, or enjoying glamorous nightlife, they can take in the local scenery. The Place de Lices, the town’s central square, features 100-year-old plane trees and an open-air market where tourists can buy fresh produce. In the summer, the streets are filled with luxury cars from Ferraris to Mercedes. Every year, the town council has the height of the speed bumps raised and lowered to suit the latest models. The Musée de l’Annonciade offers fine french art from painters like Matisse and Seurat, and it’s located in a former chapel. Otherwise, the seven-mile walking tour of Saint-Tropez’s coast, called le Sentier du Littoral, will take you past some of the smaller, lesser-known beaches, for anyone who wants a break from the jet set lifestyle.

Since the end of World War II, the once-quaint fishing village of Saint-Tropez exploded into a fashionable magnet for artists, writers, and international celebrities. This beautifully secluded French Riviera hot spot continues to attract over five million visitors every year who are drawn to to luxury, Mediterranean style.

To book your vacation to St. Tropez, contact our travel specialists.