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Nobu Ryokan Malibu | Malibu, CA
When to travel: Year-round When to book: 3-6 months before
Why Nobu Ryokan Malibu: This Malibu retreat will make you feel like you’re on the other side of the Pacific Ocean, with its homage to traditional Japanese Ryokan, from teak soaking tubs, serene outdoor patios and an elegant Japanese minimalist aesthetic. The tranquil landscaping creates a luxurious, indulgent oasis in the midst of a busy world. Each room has enchanting views of either serene garden or ocean surf. The intimate retreat offers fine Japanese-fusion cuisine, oceanfront access to one of the most beautiful private beaches in California and quick access to world-class shopping, arts and entertainment in Malibu.
Travel and Transport Exclusive Offer*: Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability; complimentary breakfast for two daily; $100 USD equivalent resort or hotel credit to be utilized during stay; early check-in/check-out, subject to availability; complimentary Wi-Fi.
7 Nights at The Brando, Tetiaroa | Pleasant Holidays
When to travel: May to Oct. When to book: 12-18 months before
Why The Brando with Pleasant Holidays: The Brando is the ultimate in luxury resorts in the colorful and exotic French Polynesia. Located on the private island of Tetiaroa on a sparkling lagoon, you’ll stay at one of 35 villas on impossibly pristine white-sand beaches. At the Varua Te Ora Polynesian Spa, you will experience true tranquility with holistic treatments inspired by ancestral Polynesian techniques. Enjoy Polynesian dishes, East/West fusion and classic French cuisine at the two restaurants on site, a treat for your taste buds. From paddleboarding to whale watching, you won’t lack for fun activities to fill your days at The Brando.
Travel Design Lounge Exclusive Event: Join us on Thursday, December 7 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for a formal presentation from our partners at Pleasant Holidays as they showcase vacation experiences to Tahiti and Hawaii. RSVP required to TDLEvents@TravelDesignLounge.com or call us for details at 402.548.3280.
8-Day Renaissance and Retreats
(Monte Carlo, Monaco to Barcelona, Spain) | Oceania Cruises
When to travel: Oct.-Nov. When to book: 10-12 months before
Why 8-Day Renaissance and Retreats: Oceania has a reputation for elegance and luxury, offering mid-sized ships with personalized service, and the eight-day Renaissance and Retreats is no exception. Start in glamorous Monte Carlo, Monaco, and enjoy stops in four total countries before ending your journey in vibrant Barcelona. With unique and memorable shore excursions ranging from wine tasting in Nice to visiting the haunts of Pablo Picasso in Antibes, the options are varied and plentiful. On board, Oceania offers the finest cuisine at sea, an intimate setting, an acclaimed spa and much more.
Travel and Transport Exclusive Offer*: Book your eight-day Renaissance and Retreats voyage with Travel and Transport and receive complimentary Virtuoso Voyager Club amenities. On select voyages only. Please contact an advisor for details as amenities vary.