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Congrats again to the team at Edge for being named the #1 'Best Luxury Travel Agency' in Victoria and #3 in Australia by Luxury Travel Magazine's 2012 Gold List. We are humbled and grateful to everyone who voted for us and we are elated by this honour. Now onto planning your next holiday...

Some places just aren't complete without someone to share the experience. This month we present 9 of the most romantic getaways on the planet including a luxury residence outside Cape Town, an island escape in Fiji, an estate on Lake Como, the best infinity pool in Greece, spa rejuvenation in the Caribbean and star gazing in Mexico, just to name a few of the sublime romantic holiday offers below. So find your special someone and pack your bags.

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Katikies - Oia, Santorini Layana Resort & Spa - Thailand

BLUE HORIZON BLISS

Katikies - Oia, Santorini

A legend in Greece, Katikies 'The Hotel' is synonymous with awe-inspiring Caldera views, sublime Oia sunsets and perfectly manicured pink bougainvillea providing the phenomenal backdrop for this perennially glistening white Santorini luxury hotel that spills down the cliffs of the magical Caldera. Perched 300 feet above the azure waters of the Aegean, Katikies masterfully intertwines boutique luxury comforts with Mother Nature's monumental natural setting - free form architectural formation of stairs, cubist villas and infinity pools with breathtaking caldera panoramas.

EDGE EXCLUSIVE - 10% OFF Superior Suite Caldera View through October 31st

DREAMY ANDAMAN SUNSETS

Layana Resort & Spa - Thailand

Imagine a place where every desire is fulfilled, where magical sunsets over the Andaman Sea mark the end of luxurious days and the beginning of dream-filled evenings. Layana Resort & Spa is nestled on Koh Lanta Yai Island's 3-kilometre long beach, a mere 2 hours south of Krabi International Airport. Koh Lanta remains the Phuket of 25 years ago - unspoiled and untouched. Combining unique Thai culture and modern luxury, you'll rediscover the art of relaxation in peace and tranquility at this adult-only spa resort.

FREE NIGHT OFFER - Stay 5 nights, Pay 4 for stays between 1 May - 31 October
PLUS a 90 minute signature massage per person for Edge clients

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Los Cabos, Mexico Yasawa Island Resort & Spa - Fiji

DESERT BEACH HIDEAWAY

Las Ventanas al Paraiso -
Los Cabos, Mexico

With their very own Director of Romance, Las Ventanas al Paraiso sets the standard for the consummate romantic resort. Showcasing its romance menu, no detail is too small for creating memories of a lifetime. Set on the Sea of Cortez at the tip of Mexico’s 1,000 mile-long Baja Peninsula, this Mediterranean-inspired desert beach hideaway in Los Cabos is a window to paradise. Las Ventanas redefines luxury and pampering so expect warm hospitality and service which is infallible. Suites are expansive with details evocative of rich Mexican heritage including Conchuela limestone floors, adobe fireplaces and private jacuzzi terraces overlooking the sea. At the end of the day be lulled to rest by the rhythm of gently washing waves or turn your personal telescope toward the night sky and gaze at the shimmering stars.

Stay 3 consecutive nights, 4th night FREE through Dec. 19, 2012

Virtuoso benefits:  one category room upgrade upon arrival (subject to availability), daily continental breakfast for 2, US$100 spa credit per room per stay

HONEYMOON HAVEN

Yasawa Island Resort & Spa - Fiji

Bula! There are 15 words in the Fijian language for heaven and 'Yasawa' is the first. In fact, one of Yasawa's 10 private beaches was voted 'Best Beach in the World' by Expedia. Yasawa Island Resort & Spa is an exclusive retreat on one of the most remote, unspoiled islands in Fiji known for its velvety white sand beaches and crystal clear tropical waters. A mere 35 minutes by private charter from Nadi, 18 barefoot chic beachfront bungalow 'bures' hidden amongst the palms await you. The ultimate luxury accommodation is Lomalagi, the Honeymoon Bure, which is secluded at the end of the beach with its own infinity pool. Choose from heavenly spa treatments, snorkeling in Yasawa's marine reserve or picnicing on a deserted beach at this all-inclusive resort. If the Prince and Princess of Monaco came for a special romantic dinner, the setting must be truly extraordinary.

ULTIMATE SPA BONUS - Enjoy any 60 minute spa treatment per person per night booked for your entire stay. (E.g. 7 nights booked = 7 treatments) for a one time charge of FJD$450.00 per person per stay (plus applicable tax)

Parrot Cay La Residence, Cape Town, South Africa

CARIBBEAN WELL-BEING RETREAT

Parrot Cay - Turks & Caicos

Hollywood's favourite retreat in the Caribbean, Parrot Cay is the Turks and Caicos' most exclusive private island. Detox in style at Parrot Cay's Eastern-influenced Como Shambhala Retreat which soothes weary souls with yoga, meditation, pilates, acupuncture and authentic Ayurvedic treatments. With a Robinson Crusoe feel, the island has no restaurants (besides the resort), no shops, no houses, and most importantly for the famous, no papparazzi. Interiors are simple whitewash with teak finishing and range from garden view singles to ocean facing rooms to one to five-bedroom suites and villas. Dinner is served alfresco beside a 5,500-square foot infinity pool or at Terrace restaurant which serves healthy organic fare to compliment a feel-good vacation regimen. Dig your toes a little deeper into the turquoise waters and blinding white sand implanting yourself in paradise...

Extend That Summer Feeling Special Offer - 7 nights for price of 5 OR 4 nights for 3 with snorkeling trip and lunch for two in the Terrace Restaurant included!

WINE COUNTRY ESCAPE

La Residence - outside Cape Town, South Africa

Nestled in beautiful Franschhoek valley on a 30-acre private estate where the vineyards and mountains meet, lies Liz Biden's work of art, La Residence. Part of the Royal Portfolio which includes Birkenhead House in Hermanus and Royal Malewane near Kruger, La Residence stands as a French Provincial hideaway in a class of its own. Eleven opulent suites with verandas are decorated with an eclectic mix of fine antiques, Persian carpets, original art and valuables Liz has collected on her travels. Haute cuisine, catering to individual palettes, is served in the baronial dining room or on the tranquil patios. Unparalleled personal service and luxury treatment is the order of the day. Liz herself calls regularly to ensure her guests are content. Explore Franschhoek, a delightful small town of French heritage with South Africa's highest concentration of award-winning restaurants and surrounded by the finest vineyards in the country.

EDGE EXCLUSIVE - 3 night wine country package


Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef

WILD BUSH LUXURY

Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef - Western Australia

There is something utterly romantic about a tent pitched in a far flung location - call it designer camping. Exclusive safari camp in the Cape Range National Park on WA's Ningaloo Reef, Sal Salis's nine wilderness tents define wild bush luxury. The focus of your stay at Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef is the sights and sounds of the marine and land inhabitants around you - a Red Kangaroo grazing on a nearby dune, the song of a Butcherbird or Humpback Whale breaching just beyond the reef. Fringed by the world's greatest coastal coral reef, your spacious wilderness tent is built amongst the dunes 50 metres back from the beach with every comfort including 500 threadcount linens and even native herb soaps and ecologically sound shampoos. Dinner is hosted against the backdrop of rich orange sunsets over the Indian Ocean as kangaroos and wallaroos linger for their evening graze.

Stay 3, Pay 2 Special Offer includes all meals, beverages and activities (guided snorkel trips, guided gorge walks and guided kayak snorkels) PLUS bottle of champagne for Edge bookings!

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