Seven luxury locations for the most discerning traveller(s)
The Caruso Hotel – If you are looking for romance, elegance and splendour with a touch of old worldliness and authenticity still intact, you have found it. We dedicate number one on the list to Ravello on The Amalfi Coast – a 50-kilometer stretch of coastline along the southern edge of Italy’s Sorrentine Peninsula.Colourfully stacked on sheer cliffs, toppling over the bluest of waters are some of the most picturesque apartments, restaurants and luxury hotels Europe has to offer. Endless shorelines, cosy intimate beaches and fishing villages straight out of a storybook, Amalfi has lots to offer. Many travel guides will recommend that you rent a car and cruise along the coastal road between the port city of Salerno and the Sorrento clifftop where you will discover an abundance of grand villas, terraced vineyards, and Cliffside lemon groves.
Our very first divine Diva, Charlotte Page, got married to Alistair McGowan at The Caruso and said they couldn’t have asked for more care and attention for their special day. Another divine Diva, Kara Lily Hayworth, had her wedding photos taken in Ravello, steps away from the Caruso, so it’s the place for brides with exquisite taste and an extraordinary vocal range. Geoff & Simone went here for a romantic getaway not long ago and hung out with the lovely Jennifer Aniston by the famous, insanely amazing infinity pool. As you do!
The Capra Hotel – A cosy mountain hut nestled in the middle of the stunning Swiss village of Saas-Fee. If you love a rustic setting but a lifestyle of luxury, this is the adventure to embark on. Relax and revitalise in the spa and then take a seat in front of a roaring fire whilst you gaze out onto the infamous Swiss mountains. Located 12 km from the Britannia Hut at the foot of the Pennine Alps’ Allalinhorn Mountain, and 11 km from Mattmarksee reservoir, you will not be short of magnificent ski runs and breath-taking views. Whether you’re a lounger or an explorer, this exquisite 5-star abode will be sure to give you memories that you will never forget.
Geoff and Simone were lucky enough to be invited on a ski trip to the Capra Hotel by client and friend Marcus Watson and the Adoreum team. Long days of adventurous skiing and long nights of apres-ski fun made for an incredible experience.
Petit St Vincent in the Caribbean – a 115-acre tropical island located in the southern tip of the Grenadines with gorgeous views as far as the eye can see. This boutique beach resort offers two-bedroom beach villas and one-bedroom beach cottages – plenty of rooms for creating the memories of a lifetime with your loved ones, families and friends. If you’re feeling flush, you can even rent the entire island for the ultimate luxury adventure!
Katherine Paterson, our Sales Supremo and all round Incognito legend, can really recommend this slice of Caribbean paradise as it was her father who discovered and helped develop this enchanting island. She’s been here on family adventures filled with water sports, seafood, swimming with turtles, and romantic getaways with her soon to be husband, Matt. Apparently, many of the A-list Hollywood elite rent out the whole island for the ultimate privacy. On Kat’s recommendation, Geoff and Simone went on a family holiday here with their girls and didn’t want to leave, such was the luxury, privacy, dedicated butler service and aesthetic magnificence of this idyllic island retreat.
Badrutt’s Palace in St Moritz – it might seem bold to claim that every guest can literally feel the magic of a hotel, but according to many who have had the privilege of staying at Badrutt’s Palace, you really can feel it. Built in 1896 by the man who was credited with ‘bringing the brits to St Moritz’, this seasonal and sensational landmark luxury hotel overlooks the stunning Lake Saint Moritz, offering you views of the surrounding Swiss Alps. If your surroundings do not offer you enough gasps, the interiors of this phenomenal palace will certainly leave you stunned, with its six-metre high ceilings and its original 19th art.
We were lucky enough to perform here recently with the legend that is Andrea Bocelli and we provided all the entertainment needs over several unforgettable days for a wonderful client’s anniversary. It was class, it was magic, it was glitz, glamour and glorious!
One and only Ocean Club, Bahamas – home of the set along an 8-kilometre stretch of soft, white-sand beach on Paradise Island, The Ocean Club has played host to many famous celebrities and selective holiday-goers. For such a beautifully expansive holiday destination, the very private accommodation is remarkably secluded by acres and acres of Versailles-inspired gardens. Private balconies, spas, golf clubs and martini bars – this destination oozes luxury. If it is good enough for James Bond, it is good enough for us!
Flown out in Harrods’ private jet for the occasion, we performed here for an illustrious birthday party. Joan Rivers was MC. This amazing place was the location for the Casino in the James Bond movie, Casino Royale, and our glam team of Tenors & Divas fitted right in.
Hotel Cala di Volpe, Sardinia – this is a hotel you absolutely have to visit. Situated on the Costa Smeralda on the northern coast of Sardinia this sensational Sardinian hotel, built to resemble an ancient Italian fishing village has played host to the likes of Princess Diana, Elton John, Beyoncé and Robbie Williams. Rustic but charming, this exclusive holiday destination comes with its own private beach, an Olympian-size saltwater swimming pool, tennis courts and an indoor and outdoor gym. Cloudless skies and the jade-shaded waters of the Emerald Coast create a coastline that stretches for 55km. Understated yet unbelievable.
We can vouch for that too. Move over Elton John and Beyoncé, BRAVO Amici performed at a spectacular wedding here where the bride took a BOAT down the aisle and we serenaded her with our song, Whisper of Angels, while she made her grand entrance. Entertaining the happy, glittering guests at the reception was also an unforgettable highlight.
Hotel Du Cap Ferrat, South of France – famous for its expansive infinity ocean swimming pool, Michelin-starred restaurant, celebrity swimming classes and its Club Dauphin, the Grand-Hotel should definitely be on your bucket list of incredible holiday destinations to visit! An uplifting and contemporary feel mixed with French glamour makes this hotel an absolute delight to visit. A basement spa, heated pool and excursions by yacht and helicopter, you will not be short of activities and wow-factor experiences. We recommend the windy path that will lead you all the way round through the town of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat where you can relax on Passable beach.
One memorable time we were there, there was a massive storm; the marquee blew down, the power went out. You wouldn’t read about it! Even for such an incredible venue, sometimes an Act of God can interfere with the best laid plans. However, the show must go on! Geoff, CJ, Emma and Yvette drew on all their years of experience and expertise and performed inside the marquee with no mics or sound system. They did it acapella to touch, move and inspire their audience and the crowd loved it!