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    News bites – 17 Sep 2019

    One&Only Cape Town launch destination suite – The One Above Penthouse

    Image courtesy of One&Only Resorts

    Following the recent developments of One&Only’s second European property in Greece, where they broke ground earlier in 2019, One&Only Cape Town have announced a new destination suite. Known as ‘The One Above’, this suite take luxury to a whole new level.

    The One Above comprises two floors, with four spacious guest bedrooms, a library and a study, a fully equipped gym and sauna, a formal and informal dining area, a lounge room, and kitchen and scullery with a private service entrance. There are two outdoor entertainment spaces, both equipped with a private pool and barbecue facilities.

    Additional luxuries include a grand marble staircase with glass balustrade, fireplaces in the master bedroom and between the formal lounge and dining area, a black grand piano, state-of-the-art appliances, professional coffee machine, and a wine cellar. The temperature-controlled glass wine cellar can house over 280 bottles. One of the qualified resort sommeliers can stock the cellar with a careful selection based on your preference.

    Through wall-to-ceiling windows and the outdoor terraces, guests will have unparalleled views of Robben Island, Devils Peak, Lions Head and Cape Town Harbour. The One Above is perfectly situated for city explorations, including access to pristine beaches, mountains walks and views, luxury shopping, fine dining restaurants and visits to wine farms, art museums and cultural centres.

    Superyacht Experience Added to Luxe Maldives Villa – Jumeirah Vittaveli

    Image courtesy of Jumeirah Vittaveli

    Jumeirah Vittaveli is the first resort in the Maldives where you can stay either a unique selection of villas, or on a brand-new superyacht dubbed “MY Vittaveli”. The Azimut superyacht can sleep up to eight guests overnight, or host up to 20 guests for day-time cruises.

    With 85 feet of private space, guests can spread out across three gloriously appointed decks. The vessel’s two master cabins and two twin cabins are adorned with wood joinery, cherry wood panels and Italian marble inlays. Each en-suite bathroom includes hydrosonic massage bathtubs and full-sized Hermes amenities.

    Guest can enjoy four hours of complimentary cruising every day, along with activities such as beach barbecue dinners, sandbank and uninhabited island explorations, diving and snorkelling. From jet skiing to on-deck relaxation, MY Vittaveli has something for everyone.

    This isn’t the first-time Jumeirah Vittaveli has been at the forefront of luxury innovation: it also boasts the Maldives’ first ice rink, a PADI Dive base, water sports centre, a wine library, an overwater lounge, an underground whisky and chocolate salon and a cigar lounge.

    For more personalised information tips and advice, or to book these incredible holidays contact your local TravelManagers’ personal travel manager here.

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