274 posts tagged Travel Channel
Extensive and space age, the City of Arts and Sciences might be a futuristic city on Mars. In truth, it’s an architectural marvel in Valencia, the third largest city in Spain, designed by “homeboy starchitect” Santiago Calatrava and late architect Felix Candela
(via City of Arts and Sciences : Daily Escape : Travel Channel)
JAMMU AND KASHMIR PROVINCE, INDIA
Crowning a perilous, jagged, mountain of rock in the Himalayas, the 15th-century Buddhist temple, Tsemo Gompa, seems to hover in the heavens.
Once largest Islamic college in Marrakesh, Ben Youssef Madrasa is a stunning example of traditional Moorish architecture and ornate décor. Since 1982, the building has operated as a historic site, open to the public.
(via Ben Youssef Madrasa : Daily Escape : Travel Channel)
The Strip? What Strip? Eschew Las Vegas’ neon lights and infamous hubbub for lakeside quietude when you check into Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa, just far enough from the action to relax you.
(via Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort : Daily Escape : Travel Channel)
Retrieve your repose and find relaxation at Lake Austin Spa Resort - a posh patchwork of Eden-like gardens, pools, floral-flanked trails, cozy cottages, and hammocks hung invitingly from trees.
(via Lake Austin Spa Resort : Daily Escape : Travel Channel)
Find shade under a beach canopy carved by Mother Nature herself. Sea-worn, red-rock archways welcome visitors to Legzira Beach in southwestern Morocco. Located roughly 6 miles from the city of Sidi Ifni, these lapping shores of the Atlantic entice visitors of all kinds.
(via Legzira Beach : Daily Escape : Travel Channel)
Wedged between the primeval Pitons, St. Lucia’s emerald, UNESCO-listed twin peaks, Sugar Beach envelops a tranquil, 100-acre chunk of the island nation’s western Caribbean shore.
(via Sugar Beach : Daily Escape : Travel Channel)
It might be just you, the rainbow-hued iguanas and the resident flamingos on the privately-owned Caribbean isle of Guana Island. Part of the British Virgin Islands, this lesser known getaway comprises 8 white sand beaches and a nature preserve abundant with hiking paths.
(via Guana Island : Daily Escape : Travel Channel)
One of two Four Seasons properties in the Maldives, Four Seasons at Landaa Giraavaru occupies an entire 18-acre island, complete with pristine white sand beaches and traditional over water huts.
(via Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru : Daily Escape : Travel Channel)
Designed to evoke feelings of peace and serenity, the Andaman Sea retreat offers a unique mix of active and relaxing pleasures.
(via Four Seasons Resort Langkawi : Daily Escape : Travel Channel)