Layouts to love

Big-name designers and beautiful settings ensure the latest crop of new and revamped golf courses in Europe, the Middle East, the Americas and Far East raise standards across the board.

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Orchids, bamboo and rocks

“It all started with Shitao,” says Brice Marden. “He was maybe the last great Chinese master painter of landscapes. His work often features bamboo and rocks, and when we were designing the final phase of the Golden Rock garden on Nevis, I was in a big Shitao phase.”

Read the full MACO article here and here.

Five must-try Caribbean dishes

With its mouthwatering mix of exotic local flavours and historic influences, Caribbean cuisine is a melting pot of culinary cultures. Here are five regional treats to be enjoyed in Barbados, St. Kitts, Grenada, St. Vincent and Antigua.

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Days out on Nevis

There’s so much to do on Nevis for sightseers of all ages and interests, Visitor has created three customised itineraries: for families, the adventurous, and the more romantically inclined.

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The Nevis Grand Tour

Housed in converted sugar mills dating back to the 17th and 18th centuries, Nevis’s four plantation inns each provide an enchanting setting for a lunchtime libation or evening cocktail. These remarkable ‘great houses’ also represent living history.

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Charm of Christophe Harbour

Opening this year, Christophe Harbour’s innovative new Customs House on St. Kitts confirms the exclusive marina development as ‘The New Gateway to the Caribbean’. “I’m crafting the new in the style of the old,” says architect John Haley.

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Far from the madding crowd

As the world faces a variety of perceived existential threats, New Zealand is becoming a popular choice among those who can live part of their year anywhere in the world. “Potential buyers step off the plane and just breathe – they love our clean air and green landscape.”

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Master spice blender

Five minutes with … Lior Lev Sercarz. The right spice mix, “brings the third dimension to a great dish. It elevates a dish by delivering texture, scent and flavour and, beyond that, an emotion. Like a handmade suit, each blend is made-to-measure for that particular client.”

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Nevis Visitor 2017

page_1-1The official 2017 St Kitts and Nevis Visitor magazine: how to arrive in style, where to stay and eat on Nevis, the best chilling and thrilling attractions to visit, and sporting opportunities that include golf, cycling, diving and triathlon.

Read Visitor here, p.17, 34, 35, 47, 48, 70, 74, 78 & 79

Time and Place

waiters & fishThis MACO guide to laid back carousing on St. Barths reveals the right venues for lunch, sunset cocktails, dinner and late night partying. From foie gras sliders to mahi mahi dumplings, and tuna tataki to magret de canard, the island boasts some of the most varied cuisine in the Caribbean.

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Amanera – a Dominican Dynamo

AmanThe clean-lined design, the top-notch cuisine, even the world-class golf course are beguiling, says Peter Swain, but what sets Amanera apart is the inimitable atmosphere. It’s all about creating a space, both physical and metaphorical, that rejuvenates the mind as well as the body.

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Broaden the mind

52f0efee5bd32Twenty experiences that will satiate and surprise even the most seasoned traveller in 2016.

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