Tatlergram: 10 Luxe Destinations For A Last-Minute Trip
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.
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.
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.
Serial entrepreneur Kevin Poon took a break from his busy schedule to decompress with a tranquil holiday at the Four Seasons in Oahu, Hawaii.
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.
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.
7/10Los 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.
9/10Porto 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.
10/10Queenstown, 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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