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The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands welcomes you to embrace island life.  A distinguished ‘Aris Meeha’ or butler refined by the Ritz-Carlton service tailors a journey of meaningful moments. Immerse into Maldivian stories as Sangu shells are blown, and Boduberu drums are crafted. Transition from a day full of discoveries in North Malé Atoll into an evening of indulgence in your overwater villa and the resort surroundings.


Set above azure waters or nestled along beach coves, the villas at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands blend island living with modern design. Blurring the line between indoors and out, each villa offers water views, an infinity pool, a sundeck and the attention of an Aris Meeha personal butler.

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An Intimate Island Escape at Four Seasons Resort Langkawi

An Intimate Island Escape at Four Seasons Resort Langkawi

Just steps from the waves, the Studio Beach Villa is wrapped in tropical greenery and magical sea views

Enjoy this festive season with cherished loved ones on the authentic, unspoiled island of Lanai.  With an array of seasonal spa and golf events, special holiday menus, festive décor, kids programming and more, this holiday has something for everyone.

The 90,000 acre (36,000 hectare) Hawaiian paradise is an ideal destination for a holiday escape, offering land, ocean and air activities for small groups and private parties as well as award-winning luxurious accommodations to call home during the season.  The beachfront Four Seasons Resort Lanai features 213 guest rooms in a series of low-rise buildings spread along the Pacific coastline, providing a private residential experience.  The Resort offers outdoor restaurants including NOBU LANAI, spa, golf and tennis, a kid club, beach and pool with spacious seating areas nestled among tropical gardens, a variety of complimentary classes and events and luxury retail boutiques to ensure an exclusive island adventure for guests.

For a serene oasis to welcome in a New Year, Sensei Lanai, A Four Seasons Resort, nestled on 24 acres (10 hectares) encompassing rolling hills, tropical greenery and natural beauty, offers an ideal adults-only setting to commit to personal wellness and help guests learn daily practices to live longer, healthier lives.  Dine at Sensei by Nobu, enjoy a variety of complimentary fitness and wellness classes, luxuriate in private spa hales with a range of therapeutic treatments or delve deeper into paths that align with intentions in one-on-one sessions with a trained team of Sensei Guides and practitioners who hold degrees in their respective fields.

Check the online activity calendar for up-to-date listings for special events, many complimentary, during the holidays including:


Test skills in a “Hit the Green” competition at Manele Golf Course, relax with family and friends après golf at Jingle Bell Rock ‘N Range or finish holiday gift buying at the Manele Golf Shop Social.  Even non-golfers can take a swing with Merry, Merry Mini-Manele, a complimentary 6 hole, par-3 course right on the practice facility.

Spa and Wellness

Holiday treatments on the menu at Hawanwana Spa include a Festive Blossom Experience or Island Vitality Reiki along with special gifts for spa-goers. No- and low-touch treatments are also available. Spa events include Aerial Yoga (for families too), YoMassage Self Care class and Yoga and Meditation on the Greens.  Join in a selection of complimentary classes such as beach yoga, meditation, tai chi or enjoy private sessions upon request.

Love Lanai Cultural Programs

Join the Lanai Cultural Advisors for complimentary Hoolauna and Talk Story sessions and learn Hawaiian history, how to play the ukulele, leaf weaving, hula and more.  A nightly pu blowing ceremony will mark the end of the day and welcome a new evening.

Keiki (Kids)

Kids of all ages won’t be bored with the choices this season – a Keiki Garden Party, s’mores, ornament decorating are just some of the fun activities on offer.  The complimentary Kids For All Seasons program, daily for kids 5-12, also has nightly parties with themes such as Movie Night Under the Stars, Gooey Hands Slime Night, Pirates Land on Lanai and Dance & Glow; parties include dinner, gifts and more.

Air, Sea and Land Activities

Experience our unmatched diversity of activities outside the Resort: horseback riding, guided Polaris UTV tours, hiking and biking on land.  Or rent a 4×4 jeep to explore the distinctive landscapes of the island, visit the charming plantation town of Lanai City or beachcomb some of Hawaii’s most pristine sands. Take to the air for helicopter journeys around Lanai and Maui Nui or day trips to Oahu and the Big Island.  Dive into the blue sea with snorkel and sunset sails or private charters – keep an eye out for whale sightings!


Grab a racquet and head to the Resort’s Tennis Garden, featuring two outdoor Plexipave hard courts and one Har-Tru Clay Court.  Book court time, private lessons or relax after a game with Bubbles and Doubles, combining private tennis lessons with massages to soothe tired muscles.

Spectacular Events

  • Festive Holiday Dining options at NOBU LANAI, ONE FORTY and Malibu Farm
  • Special Christmas Sensei by Nobu menu at Sensei Lanai
  • Gather at the Luau Gardens for lunch from the Resort’s Kau Kau Tin Food Truck
  • Live music nightly
  • New Year’s Eve midnight fireworks show
  • Kids can ring in the New Year with their own festive party

Contact +1 808 565 2587, exp.lanai@fourseasons.com or visit your travel professional for festive activity reservations.

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While you’re ensconced in our casually luxurious 3,000-square-foot villa, you’ll never spot a neighbor. But you will be greeted with stunning views from every room. Stand in the entryway and let your eyes wander across the swimming pool to the coral reef beyond. Slip into the master suite, a soothing enclave of dark woods complemented by wide windows overlooking the ocean.


Climb to the roof terrace to soak up the sun and bask in the panorama of aquamarine lagoons as far as the eye can see. The villa was built for two, but a second master bedroom can comfortably accommodate another couple should you decide that such dazzling beauty deserves to be shared.


A Gladden experience will be anything but ordinary. Dine anywhere. Casually paddle around the island while the vibrant reef entertains or call the boat captain to take you to some of the worlds best snorkeling and diving spots.

At the end of the day relax with a cocktail in hand and watch the dolphins swim by. Adventurous guests can head to the mainland where staff will arrange a variety of activities to immerse yourself in Belizian culture.


Moon lit dining on our roof top terrace, romantic dinners on the beach, or pool side tapas are standard fare.

Organic produce grown in Gladdens Garden, fresh fish straight from the surrounding waters, and dishes accompanied by our curated wine collection ensure that dining reaches new heights on Gladden. Our trained in house chef Annika Kusion creates custom meals to guests tastes. Cuisine never gets boring when guests are treated to an array of visiting chefs allowing guests to sample the best of Belizian cuisine.

On Gladden the menu is inspired, creative and yours to design.


Belize is home to the longest barrier reef system in the Northern and Western Hemispheres, and its stunning central section lies right in our back yard. Snorkeling merely requires a few fin kicks from the beach outside your villa, or let your island host arrange a trip to nearby Gladden Spit and the Silk Cayes Marine Reserve for some of the best scuba diving in the world. From April through June, whale sharks congregate in this protected area, offering the rare chance to swim with these gentle giants, the largest fish in the sea. Outside of the marine preserve, spear fishing and deep-sea fishing are available.


A great way to cruise and explore the inner Barrier Reef. Stop at nearby private island establishments and enjoy cold drinks and great food. Visit our friends at King Lewey’s Caye,  a small pirate themed island resort with great food and a fun atmosphere or visit the Lionfish Grill on Hatchet Caye, offering  unique and tasty menu items cooked with local produce and the freshest seafood.


An easy boat ride away from Gladden Caye is Placencia Village, a palm-fringed town at the end of a 17-mile peninsula with relaxed restaurants, bars and a casino. Placencia serves as a convenient gateway to tour Belize’s rich inner terrain: jungles filled with more than 570 species of birds, towering waterfalls and ancient Mayan Ruins. The region is also home to Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary, the world’s only jaguar preserve. While away a day ambling in the rainforest or get your heart racing with cave tubing or zip lining. Our concierge can arrange any type of off-island excursion.

Inquire for included mainland excursions


A swirl of turquoise and aquamarine lagoons cradle Gladden, an island fringed with coral and white sand in the heart of the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System. This island jewel harbors your own private sanctuary, a casually elegant villa designed for just one couple, with the all-inclusive service of a luxury resort. There is a second master suite should you wish to share Gladden with friends or family. Our staff resides unseen on the smaller island behind Gladden,  ready to respond to any request at a moment’s notice. A “privacy meter” indicates if a member of the team is on the main island for any reason, because we want our guests to feel free to be themselves. There are no other neighbors – it’s just you and the views.



USD 3,695 for two persons for exclusive use per night (includes all taxes and booking fees).

USD 4,415 for four persons for exclusive use per night (includes all taxes and booking fees).

For groups larger than 6, visit our sister island; Kanu Private Island

Minimum 4 night stay.

All inclusive: All meals prepared by a gourmet chef, all beverages including alcoholic beverages*,  all island based activities including snorkeling, one full day of scuba diving, massages, various mainland excursions, transfers from and to Belize City.  Included in the price for a 7 night stay is a one-way 35 minute helicopter transfer over the barrier reef directly to Gladden. Terms and Conditions

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* Additional charges may apply for  special order items




¡Disfruta del uso exclusivo de toda la isla para 1 grupo de hasta 14 adultos y 6 niños!


Frente a la costa de Placencia, Belice se encuentra una rara isla coralina de incomparable belleza, sus arenas blancas se inclinan suavemente hacia el Mar Caribe.



Después de crear el mejor escape privado para una o dos parejas a la vez con Gladden Private Island, el CEO de Private Islands, Chris Krolow, y su socio para el desarrollo, David Keener, han regresado a este lugar de vacaciones en Centroamérica para ofrecer otro escondite elegante. Kanu Private Island, que abre en el verano de 2019, está a solo 15 minutos en barco desde el continente, pero ofrece un santuario único en su tipo.

La isla de 2.5 acres garantiza la privacidad con cinco enormes villas de 1,000 pies cuadrados, cada una con un elegante dormitorio principal, techos altos de bambú, enormes baños de resort con duchas al aire libre, acabados de alta gama y muebles locales personalizados. Algunas villas también tienen bañeras grandes y una tiene un altillo para niños.



En el centro de la isla se encuentra la enorme área central con techo de palma que contiene la sala de estar, el comedor, el gran bar y la cocina flanqueados por la gran piscina de agua dulce enterrada completa con bar en la piscina. La paleta de diseño relajante incorpora piedra coralina y sorprendentes pisos de madera de rosa, complementados con tonos de acento del mar y el sol.

Pero la verdadera estrella en Kanu es el océano deslumbrante, visible a cada paso. Las vistas submarinas son igualmente impresionantes, gracias a los arrecifes de coral de la casa llena de peces justo al lado de la isla. Un paseo en bote de 20 minutos transporta a los visitantes a la Barrera de Coral de Belice para una visión aún más amplia del famoso ecosistema acuático de la región.




-Full time Chef, concierge, maids, boat captain

-Air Conditioned Bedrooms


-Large Fresh Water Pool

-White sand beach

-Daily Laundry Service

-Large Private Suites

-Flat Screen TVs

-Full High-End Commercial Kitchen & Bar

-Kayaks and Paddle Boards

-Ping Pong Table, Pool Table, and Lawn Games

-Boat with captain available for local fishing and snorkeling close to the island

-Massage Therapist

La tarifa con todo incluido incluye todos los traslados desde y hacia la pista de aterrizaje de Placencia a la isla, todos los alojamientos, todas las comidas preparadas por su chef personal, todas las bebidas locales, incluidas cervezas y licores locales, servicios de conserjería personal, capitán personal del barco, masajes en el lugar, servicio de limpieza, Internet / Wifi, uso ilimitado de kayaks, tablas de paddle, equipo de snorkel y todos los demás equipos deportivos para 8 personas. Cada adulto adicional (hasta 14) es de $ 175 USD por noche y los niños es de $ 100 USD por noche. El número máximo total de invitados, adultos y niños es de 20.