Water is the second of the classical elements. It is associated with emotion and intuition. Travel to, into and upon the water are also experiences of emotion and we hope to guide you on this journey.

Water is the second of the classical elements. It is associated with emotion and intuition. Travel to, into and upon the water are also experiences of emotion and we hope to guide you on this journey.


Paddleboard with Manta rays Maldives image courtesy visitmaldives
World Manta Ray Day

One would think that Mantas love luxury because they are frequently spotted at some of the most luxurious destinations in the world. Think Tahiti, Queensland and the Maldives.

People enjoying swimming at Wattamolla, Royal National Park Sydney
Discover the secret beaches of Sydney

Hidden within Sydney Harbour, tucked away in national parks and along Sydney’s glorious coastline, you’ll find an abundance of secret beaches. With amazing views and soft sands perfect for relaxing and picnicking, seek out these Sydney beaches that are secluded, private and worth the adventure to find.

ARGO Bar Four Seasons Hong Kong
Four Seasons Hong Kong launches cool new bar – ARGO

ARGO has been in development for two and a half years and helmed by the hotel’s Beverage Manager Lorenzo Antinori, it will celebrate innovation across its entire cocktail and spirits list, showcasing the future of drinking. Never Never Distilling Co. has been chosen for their expertise in the martini and is the creators of the new house martini.

Luxury cruising on Sydney Harbour
Venice on Sydney Harbour

Whilst Venice may be off the cards for a little longer, step aboard MV Bel for the look and feel of a true Venetian Motor Cruiser. Your surroundings may not be gondolas and Venetian palaces but Sydney Harbour shines in summer with its iconic landmarks.

511 Soneva in Aqua Exterior
Rent a Luxury Yacht in the Maldives

The Soneva in Aqua Maldives yacht has elevated the definition of an ocean charter, offering Soneva’s signature luxury and impeccable service at sea. Guests can come face-to-face with curious dolphins on the new Dolphin Sled experience, which glides through the ocean depths, or encounter nocturnal sea creatures on a moonlit snorkelling expedition.

A whale breaches out of the water off Sydney waters
How to swim with dolphins, where to watch whales in NSW

Here’s where to find dolphins, whales, kangaroos, seals, penguins and snoozing koalas in their natural habitat across New South Wales.

Live Ningaloo Whales Credit Chris Jansen
2021 Humpback Whale season on the Coral Coast, Western Australia

World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Reef is the only place in Western Australia where people have the opportunity to swim with humpback whales.

Gamagori Onsen night
One of Japan’s best secrets: The Seaside Town of Gamagori Onsen

Three of the best reasons why Gamagori Onsen is a perfect stop for your next (dare I say it?) overseas holiday.

Aman Venice, Italy - The Grand Canal
Aman Venice launch luxury Coccina Apartment

Coccina’s Apartment is the new kid on the Aman block or canal, reflecting rich history behind Venice’s evolving artwork and architecture

Mother and babies Polar bears Lancaster sound Canada
The world’s first luxury high polar exploration vessel launches 2022 Arctic journeys

The Arctic explored as it has never been before. Set sail aboard Le Commandant Charcot and discover a whole new vision of the world.

Honors Legacy Copy
Luxury distancing in the Maldives – Indian Ocean Liveaboard

The Maldives are perfect for Live-aboard holidays. Dive, surf, dine, wine or read your favourite novel on these paradise style islands.

Humpback whale breaching shot at sunset off Manly Beach, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Taken during whale watching sunset tour
Whale Watching Trails of NSW, Australia

From the Tweed to Sydney and all the way to Eden, New South Wales offers a multitude of sea and land-based options for whale watching.

Opening image credit: Laverne Nash