Tatlergram: 10 Luxe Destinations For A Last-Minute Trip
1/10 Budva, Montenegro
Eleanor Lam is always on the move, and a highlight from her myriad summer jaunts was Budva, a medieval town in Montenegro. She stayed at the Aman Sveti Stefan, an exclusive resort atop a private island that used to be a fishing village in the 15th century.
2/10 Florence, Italy
Before Edward Tang and John Auerbach’s star-studded wedding in Tuscany, Antonia Li checked into the Il Salviatino, a 15th-century palazzo in Florence that’s been converted into a luxury hotel, for some rest and relaxation.
3/10 Herzliya, Israel
This past June, Kent and Emily Ho visited Israel for the first time to celebrate Ziko Abram and Michele Sebagh’s wedding. The Hos made the Ritz-Carlton, Herzliya their home base during the three-day festivities, which included a traditional Sabbath dinner and a beach party at the ancient town of Caesarea.
4/10 Hawaii, USA
Serial entrepreneur Kevin Poon took a break from his busy schedule to decompress with a tranquil holiday at the Four Seasons in Oahu, Hawaii.
5/10 Izmir, Turkey
For Kenneth and Patricia Gaw’s family trip to Turkey, they enlisted the help of private club Meridian Adventure Sail to curate a Izmir travel itinerary, which included a tour of Urla Winery, a mediterranean dinner at Kapari Bahce and wakeboarding along the Aegean coast.
6/10 Livingstone, Zambia
Carmen Yim and Jeffrey Char’s honeymoon in Zambia was just as lavish as their two-day nuptials in Hong Kong. The newlyweds stayed at the luxury safari lodge Tongabezi and chartered a private helicopter to explore Victoria Falls.
7/10 Los Angeles, USA
Lifestyle guru Brandon Chau channeled his inner film buff during his trip to Los Angeles, where he visited two Hollywood landmarks — the Chateau Marmont and the Sunset Tower Hotel.
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Feiping Chang and Lincoln Li booked a lavish getaway in the Maldives, and their holiday agenda included pool breakfasts at their Jumeirah Vittaveli water villa, seaside Instagram photo shoots and swimming sessions with stingrays.
9/10 Porto Heli, Greece
For their family holiday, Alan Lo and Yenn Wong traveled to Porto Heli, an idyllic resort town on the “Greek riviera” that’s become a popular destination for the country’s elite. Alan and Yenng stayed at the ultra-exclusive Amanzoe Hotel, which is situated on a hilltop overlooking the Mediterranean sea.
10/10 Queenstown, New Zealand
Instead of the typical beach vacation, Ming Ho-Tang opted for cooler pastures by booking a winter trip to Queenstown, New Zealand. The Tatler Lister stayed at the Mahu Whenua Lodge, an eco-luxury resort, and explored the town’s many picturesque hiking trails.
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