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Sep 4, 2014

Last Chance Summer Getaway

So what if it's after Labor Day.  Fall doesn't officially start until the 22nd and we plan on using these last couple of weeks to get one more summer getaway into the books.  We suggest you do the same....starting here:


JAMAICA Azul Sensatori

Negril hasn’t seen a new all-inclusive resort in some time, so this luxury Mexican chain is a welcome addition to Seven Mile Beach. For authentic cuisine, score a homemade beef patty at the Oceanfront Gourmet Corner, and more Caribbean fare at Ackee restaurant. A variety of room styles exist, and the swim-up pool and adultsonly accommodations are perfect for couples. Families are welcome too, with tons of activities for all. Norman Manley Blvd. 888.774.0040.


TOKYO Andaz

Andaz’s twelfth hotel, in Japan’s Toranomon Hills, is on the 47th through 52nd floors of a high-rise building near the Imperial Palace and prominent business district. The country’s bath culture is embraced with deep soaking tubs; washi paper and walnut furnishings decorate the rooms; and the rooftop bar is a modern take on the traditional Japanese teahouse. The brand’s free minibar snacks continue here, and the 51st-floor Andaz Tavern and BeBu restaurant also please with local draught beers and cuisine. 1-23-4, Toranomon, Minato-ku. 81.3.6830.1234.


LONDON Mondrian

Beginning in L.A. and now hopping the pond to London’s South Bank nabe, the Mondrian is located in the iconic Sea Containers House and is within walking distance of the famed Tate Modern museum and first-class shopping. Many of the rooms overlook the River Thames, and an exclusive rooftop lounge puts the London Eye within view. 20 Upper Ground. 44.0.20.3747.1000.

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