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8 Mar

Park Hyatt St Kitts

Reviewed by a former Times of London and FT travel writer exclusively for Holidays in Heels! The Welcome The twin island nation of St Kitts & Nevis in the eastern Caribbean – once famous only for its sugar plantations and a visit nearly 20 years ago by Lady Di and her sons William and Harry – is fast becoming the premier luxury getaway in the region, threatening to eclipse rivals such as Antigua and Saint Lucia. There is no greater example of this than the recently opened Park Hyatt Saint Kitts, the brand’s first foray into the Caribbean. Set in Banana Bay, less than half an hour’s drive from the airport and the capital Basseterre, the gently sloping beach is dotted with...
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21 Nov

Necker Island

Reviewed for Holidays in Heels by Mary Pratt, luxury lifestyle blogger extraordinaire at The Caviar Spoon! It all started with a girl. *dreamy sigh* Back in 1978, Sir Richard Branson was presented with an opportunity to buy an island and since he was trying to win over a girl, it seemed like the right move to make. After a savvy deal of $180k, Branson found himself the owner of a beautiful piece of land. The one condition of the deal was that a resort needed to be built on the island within 4 years. This, of course, is the stunning Necker Island. Note: This is NOT a painting   Despite the price tag (about 39,000 British pounds a night) and parade...
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