HEAVEN ONLY COSTS $200,000 PER DAY
Making her North American debut at the Miami Yacht Show in February, the 272 foot Here Comes the Sun at the moment the most expensive private charter yacht in the world at $1.4 million per week offers a unique haven for 12 guests in 10 cabins (along with a crew of 24). With an interior from Winch Design and hull/exterior by Tim Heywood, amenities include a water level beach club with fold down terraces, a wellness center with spa and steam room, a piano lounge, 900 square foot private Owner’s Deck, helicopter pad, and a range of 5,500 nautical miles. fraseryachts.com

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HIDDEN CARIBBEAN
Grenada, an often overlooked Caribbean gem, is remembered most in America for the U.S. invasion in 1983 that overthrew the government of Prime Minister Maurice Bishop. But it’s worth reconsidering. Also known as Spice Island, the British protectorate is a lively seat of culture, music, and regional cuisine, and now has a new luxury hotel, as of March. The Silversands (silversandsgrenada.com) features 43 rooms and suites, plus nine private villas and the distinction of sporting the longest pool in the Caribbean. Luxury minded travelers will also appreciate that the Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel (calabashhotel.com), now part of the Relais & Châteaux group, has undergone a complete renovation. JetBlue has added daily service from New York City to the island as of last year, and Grenada is now a port of call for no fewer than 33 cruise ships. For the ultimate luxury experience, there is the private island of Calivigny (calivigny island.com), just a five minute boat ride from Grenada’s southern tip, and considered one of the most exclusive travel experiences on the planet

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PAPA IN CUBA
His home for more than two decades, Cuba was, to Ernest Hemingway, a place of serenity in a professional and romantic life that was, to put it mildly, turbulent. There, with his third wife, Martha Gellhorn, he bought his home, Finca Vigía, in which he wrote his masterpiece, The Old Man and the Sea. In the simply stunning March released Sky horse Publishing volume, Hemingway’s Havana, through more than 100 color photographs and accompanying text, author Robert Wheeler takes us on an intimate tour of “Papa’s” old Havana haunts a wistful and winding journey through side streets and the local bars and clubs he shared there with his Cuban and expat cohorts. As an added gem, the volume includes a forward by América Fuentes, granddaughter of Gregorio Fuentes, who was a close personal friend of Hemingway and captain of his famed fishing boat, Pilar. If you can’t travel this June, picking this up is next best thing. $24.99, amazon.com

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HEIGHTS OF ECSTASY
Iguazú Falls, shared by both Argentina and Brazil, is the largest waterfall system in the world (275 individual drops) and is both taller and wider than Niagara by a considerable measure. Named for the native Guaraní people’s word for “great water,” it has, like its American cousin, long been associated with new love, and now there’s an even more luxurious and romantic way to stay. The 12 room Selvaje lodge, just opened this spring, features a variety of expeditions to the falls, plus spa treatments and romantic dinners. For the ultimate, Mai10 tour company agent Maita Barrenechea will arrange a private dinner alongside Iguazú…under the light of a full moon if you get lucky. mai10.com.ar/en

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