Miami Luxury Rental: A Villazzo property with Christian Jagodzinski – December, 2016
TOP 5 ACTIVITES TO DO IN ST. BARTH IN DECEMBER AND JANUARY
In wintertime, excitement is a constant in the air at this divinely chic French-Caribbean island and new Villazzo destination in the West Indies. The perfect weather makes St. Barths a respite for the jetsetters who flock here for postcard beaches, fabulous food and cultural experiences. These are the top 5 events we are most enthusiastic about:
Enjoy the holidays at this festive area set up on the Quai, showcasing local artisans’ work and food stands. Your little ones will love taking pictures with Santa Claus, the unique children’s parade and a magical costume contest.
2. December 31 New Year’s Eve Regatta
St. Barths prepares for the big night with a friendly race around the island. Open to sailboats of any size, this is a fun-filled “warm up” for visitors and locals alike.
Welcome 2017 in style with live music and celebrations happening across the island, including parties at lavish hillside villas and megayachts. Enjoy the finest dining under the light of the midnight fireworks over the harbor in Gustavia and along St. Jean beach – in front of Nikki Beach, the Sand Bar at Eden Roc hotel or at the La Plage at the Tom Beach hotel.
The 33rd edition of this arts festival promises to be the best just yet. Treat yourself to a star-studded night of the finest classical music, opera, ballet and jazz performances by an eclectic roster of renowned international artists.
Watch daredevil windsurfers compete for first with their best moves as they ride the waves in St. Jean at this heated sporting event.
|VILLA CONTENTA: A PALM ISLAND STORY – Sep 2016|
If the interior elegance that simmers every turn in this sprawling Palm Island estate overlooking Biscayne Bay in Miami Beach, Fla., calls to mind Versailles, noble apartments in the 16th arrondissement or the playgrounds of the striking Madame de Pompadour, then your sensibilities are in line with the dream its designer had hoped to create. Corinne Sananes, head of the design department at Romeo Royal Gallery, is not only the designer of the 9,893-square-foot estate name “Villa Contenta,” she is the muse of Romeo galleries and partner of owner Claude Dalle, founder of the renowned showrooms and ateliers in Paris and Cannes that create an interior world of luxury, panache and enduring elegance. Read the rest of this entry »
It’s “bon appetit” time for foodies participating in the best summer restaurant promotion in Miami. The annual Miami Spice promotion ends this month on September 30, offering three-course prix-fixe lunches and dinners at the city’s most beloved establishments.
This year, more than 240 restaurants will participate, and we asked our longtime Miami Beach resident and President and Founder Christian Jagodzinski to pick his favorite top 5 “Miami Spice” offerings in Miami Beach:
1. Mr. Chow – This gorgeous space with a lavish gold leaf crystal chandelier (designed by Michael Chow himself) is the epitome of an upper class dining experience featuring “exquisite Chinese food and professional service.”
2. Estiatorio Milos – This South of Fifth’s ultra-sleek Greek spot never disappoints, “ I love their lunch menu all year round.”
3. Pubbelly – This Asian-inspired gastropub on the beach features “creative cuisine in an unpretentious setting.”
4. Pied a Terre – Hidden away in the historic Cadet Hotel, this refined restaurant “feels like you are in France, a very small, quaint place run by an authentic French family.”
5. Red, The Steakhouse – This exceptional South Beach outpost of a Cleveland original offers “one of the best steaks in Miami.”
Unlike some mountain towns, the adventures in Aspen are just starting to heat up when the snow melts. The ski town known for its breathtaking landscape and dynamic culture scene comes alive with a variety of activities, from star gazing to mountain biking. There are many reasons why Aspen is one of America’s most visited destinations over the summer, and here’s a guide on how to make the most of this month of August in this unforgettable and exclusive getaway.
Since opening in 2005, the Belly Up has become Aspen’s premier spot for live music. We can’t think of a better way to enjoy Isaak’s first album of new material in six years than at this intimate venue with a capacity of 450.
Gather amongst diverse thought leaders, creatives, scholars and members of the public to address some of the world’s most complex issues. The panel discussion will focus on the future of new media and how it has transformed our lives and the way we consume information.
Head up the Silver Queen Gondola to gaze through telescopes and explore the constellations and learn from experts. Be sure to stay until 8:15 for the keynote presentation with Astronomer and Author David Auguilar entitled “To Pluto and Beyond”.
The weather is perfection in Aspen in the summer…… warm, sunny (no humidity) and it cools off at night. Indulge in the outdoors, ride up the Elk Camp Gondola in Snowmass and enjoy locally-sourced ingredients in a farm-to-table-inspired dinner menu, outdoor family activities and live music.
Thrill in lift-served biking covering more than 50 miles of terrain. The trail system on Snowmass ranges from gentle roads to challenging freeride single track.
School is out, temperatures are soaring and the glamorous vacation destination of St Tropez is buzzing with energy. Known as a playground for the rich and famous, there is much to choose from, so we have selected our Top 5 cultural events we think should be on your radar this July. Whether you are inspired by art, sports or music, St Tropez promises to delight. Enjoy the small town-feel and soak in the ambiance of this gem of a town on the French Riviera.
Top 5 Things to Do In St Tropez this July
Head to the Port and enjoy two days of exhibition matches. This year’s program features Mats Wilander, Sergui Bruguera, Marat Safin, Ilie Nastase, Michael Llodra and Mansour Bahrami.
Photographers Edward Quinn, Jean-Jacques Lartigue and André Villers create an amazing exhibition about the talented artist. During this exhibition, you will also be able to discover a unique collection of original ceramics created by Picasso himself.
This annual polo competition is held in Gassin, a small town just outside of St Tropez. Spectators flock to the tournament not only to watch the best international matches in this high-end venue , but also to enjoy the club’s exceptionally breath-taking location on the peninsula of Saint-Tropez.
Come out to celebrate this national holiday with all the family. Enjoy activities all throughout the night and end the evening with fireworks over the sea.
From July 15 to 30, nine major artists will take the stage in a magical setting on the top of St Tropez. Enjoy a variety of music, ranging from electro to rap to world music.
Give the gift of the outdoors this Father’s Day and plan a unique outdoor adventure for Dad. Bring the whole family to a half day river raft adventure on the refreshing waters of Colorado’s best whitewater rivers. Celebrate the excitement of summer and make some new family memories. The whole family can enjoy the fresh mountain air with Dad!
Enjoy a half day rafting adventure on the Roaring Fork River, complimentary when you book a minimum one week stay, 3 star VillaHotel booking at any Aspen villa during the month of June.
-Offer valid for up to 12 guests (gift value of $1200)
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