Telluride, Colorado | Hotel Madeline
When to travel: Year-round When to book: 3-6 months in advance
Why Hotel Madeline: Experience Telluride, the quintessential historic mountain town, from the elegant comfort of Hotel Madeline. Surrounded by 13,000-foot peaks and located at the foot of towering ski slopes, the hotel provides valets to help guests ready gear and board the nearby lifts. Check out the ice rink or end a thrilling day at the soothing spa.
Virtuoso exclusive offer*: Upgrade on arrival, continental breakfast daily for up to two in-room guests, complimentary 50 minute massage for up to two people, and early check-in/late check-out.
The Micato Grand Safari (Nairobi, Amboseli, Mount Kenya, Maasai Mara, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Nairobi) | Micato
When to travel: Nov.-April When to book: 12-18 months in advance
Why The Micato Grand Safari: Explore the Serengeti’s millions of exotic animals, from herds of elephants to Africa’s largest lion population, or relish the savannah from a hot air balloon in Mara. Enjoy a variety of luxury accommodations, from lush tents with en suite bathrooms and verandas, to exclusive resorts with fireplaces, butlers, and enormous bathtubs. For every safari sold, Micato pays the fees to send an African child to school.
Virtuoso exclusive offer*: Virtuoso affiliated properties are used throughout this safari and vary by destination. Please consult your travel advisor for details.
Flavors of Europe (Civitavecchia to Barcelona, featuring the Viva España & Paris Bistro by Candlelight Culinary Programs) | Oceania Cruises
When to travel: Oct. 4, 2014 When to book: 9-12 months in advance
Why Flavors of Europe with Oceania Cruises: Imagine touring the famous cuisine capitals of the world while learning first-hand how to create signature dishes. The Marina was designed for lovers of food and travel, featuring the world’s only hands-on culinary center at sea, as well as a wide variety of restaurants and a wine cellar. Guests cook in the comfort of a cutting-edge classroom, with expert, hands-on instruction. The stunning ship offers designer touches and country club style at every turn.
Virtuoso exclusive offer*: Pre-paid onboard gratuities