It might be a little premature but we’ve got to get to planning and securing those flights! At JG Black Book, we’re all about preparation, so we knew the team was already had in the works, their upcoming winter trips. Not to mention, they’ve been thinking about how they’ll get away from the cold weather. Perfect for holiday vacation inspiration, here’s a list of the destinations the JG team has on their winter bucket lists:
In the heart of the Franschhoek Valley on South Africa’s Western Cape –renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty and world-class food and wine destination – the new Leeu Estates is a 21-room luxury retreat and boutique winery catering to oenophiles and gourmets worldwide.
The second property in the esteemed Leeu Collection, Leeu House boasts the ambience of a country guest house with the ease and accessibility of a village setting in the heart of vibrant Franschhoek.
Belle Mont Farm – St. Kitts
Belle Mont Farm at Kittitian Hill, the boutique hotel on property, is comprised of 84 stylish one-bedroom guest houses and 7 larger farmhouses. The guest houses boast high ceilings, premium linens and toiletries and porches with stunning views of Mount Liamuiga and the Caribbean sea, along with views of neighboring islands Statia and Saba.
Sonnenalp Hotel – Vail, Colorado
Located in the exclusive Vail Village, just steps away from the slopes of Vail, sits Sonnenalp Hotel, a world-class luxury hotel. Since opening in 1979, this charming, family-run gem has been recognized for beautiful accommodations, fine food and first-class service. Guests can unwind in the Bavarian-inspired rooms and suites while admiring striking views of Gore Creek and Vail Village. The property offers a selection of seasonal activities including a private 18-hole golf course, easy ski access and a rejuvenating spa facility with an indoor and outdoor pool.
ENIGMA – Peru
Quite simply one of Peru’s most experienced and reputable adventure and experiential travel specialists in the luxury space, ENIGMA is the portal of preference to an authentic Peru. Custom crafting journeys from multi-generation family vacations to challenging hiking excursions, ENIGMA’s professional staff and expert ambassadors take each guest’s individual tastes into account – whether it’s ancient history, pristine nature, vibrant culture or food and wine – and create a transformative experience for body and soul, complete with one-of-a-kind sightseeing and luxury accommodations en route.
The Chedi Andermatt – Andermatt, Switzerland
With the majestic Swiss Alps as its dramatic setting, The Chedi Andermatt is the pinnacle of luxury and hospitality in the Urseren Valley. This hotel is a modern Swiss chalet with an Asian twist. Warm woods, natural stone, clean lines and a touch of European opulence make The Chedi Andermatt a unique Alpine retreat. Ideal for winter and summer getaways, the hotel features 104 rooms and suites, an indoor and outdoor pool, spa and sumptuous dining venues.
– The JG Black Book Team