MINI WONDER ISLAND
MASIMA LAGOON ISLAND BAR, LIKULIKU LAGOON RESORT, MALOLO ISLAND, FIDJI
Ultramarine mingles with deep Prussian on the gentle lapping of the Pacific waves around this most unique island lagoon bar. Extending to the comfy outdoor sofas and stools upholstered in bright colors that punctuate this aquamarine gem, the bar itself is simple but ample with eco-accented Fijian interiors, layout and ambiance. easygoing rejuvenation. Fijian cocktail mergers, world-class premium wine labels, premium single malts and white spirits create a sunset sonata for residents of this award-winning five-star luxury resort.
Our choice for this evening was a fine, medium bodied Marlborough Pinot Noir vintage from New
Zealand with Fijian treats on the palate. “Spectacular” seems like a trivial word for this popular seaside setting, with its breathtaking views over the lagoon, while the wind whispers and blows.
on a whim, hypnotizing our senses in total silence. As the colors morphed into spectral hues every minute, the sun was in no rush to go down, and we walked to the small island to applaud a wonderful theatrical closing of another beautiful day. Guitar strings, native songs and the tapping of the feet lent enchanting lights to the candlelit spots in and around the bar. Nothing came close to this Pacific paradise. Vinaka! (It’s Fijian for ‘thank you’).
FALK’S BAR, HTEL BAYERISCHER HOF, MUNICH
Few exclusive bars in the world can claim some “legendary” honor even before they open. This distinguished rendezvous, housed in the legendary Hall of Mirrors of this great imperial monument, dates back to 1839, the only space intact from WWII at the Hotel Bayerischer Hof. The spacious decor leaves your mouth open with admiration and admiration. Traditional meets modern futuristic, just as the stunning stucco ceiling and the interplay of changing colors at the bar draw visitors to the city.
adventurers of the night, as we settle into an alcove adorned with mirrors to immortalize a few resplendent moments. Reflecting the royalty of the Bavarian rulers and their preference for exemplary monuments, this monument is home to some of the finest champagnes, selected spirits, classic cocktails, elegant aperitifs, all savored to a distinguished opera beat, punctuated by symphonic interpretations immortal of classical music
maestros, juxtaposed with jazz tunes and even soul tunes.
THE HIGHEST IN THE WORLD …
OZONE, LE RITZ-CARLTON HONG KONG, CHINA
Breathtaking views captivate your gaze of the beautiful and picturesque Victoria Harbor below and beyond, at an elevation of 490 meters, the highest floor of this grand luxury outpost. As the jewel-adorned city lives up to its global grandeur, we marvel at the dizzying heights of neon strobe psychedelia at this iconic destination – the world’s tallest bar, in the most luxurious five-star hotel. top of the world. This spectacular rooftop entertainment venue for movers and upscale shakers showcases its big-hearted shine as the hottest, trendiest, and busiest nightlife haunt in all of Hong Kong. The alluring aura of orchestrated mood lighting and strobe lights we were washed in was accompanied by select exclusive cocktails prepared by an award-winning global mixology expert and an exotic selection of Asian tapas and Japanese specialties. . DJ beats and trendy world numbers mingled with the captivating views of the city and harbor below, adding a psychedelic dimension to our cozy evening.
HIGH ALTITUDE DISTINCTION
THE LIVING ROOM, ATMOSPHERE, BURJ KHALIFA, DUBA
Dazzling and iconic downtown buildings sparkle in miniature rapture and visual opulence as the waltz of Dubai’s famous musical fountain features a veiled dancing maiden below us. At the top of the tallest tower in the world, which is part of the largest gourmet restaurant in the world, a privileged and unforgettable evening is an unforgettable memory.
End-to-end panoramic views of the sparkling Golden City add to the spectacular setting, as limited-edition Beluga caviar and vintage champagne usher in your presence. While our sparkling rose from Epernay, France found bubbling expression in our crystal flutes, we were also able to enjoy soft notes of the pianoforte lifted by the nostalgic melody of Diana Krall. Signature martinis and blue blood single malts brought together gently
whispers and smiles on the small dishes and appetizers served to us. Above the clouds, this mahogany-draped exalted pedigree bar glowed with a svelte resonance akin to a tailor-made trip to space. As we reflected on the unbroken skyline and the horizon there, we indeed felt welcome… Ahlan Wasahlan!
SERENADE BY THE SEA
BEACHCOMBER LOUNGE BAR, SUN-N-SAND, JUHU
The warm ambience and camaraderie at the Beachcomber Lounge at the Sun-n-Sand Hotel in Mumbai is gracious. The five-star luxury watering mat is adorned with a new backlit Tiger onyx bar with impressive frames of the art deco pool and the calm Arabian Sea washing over Mumbai’s iconic Juhu Beach. Interiors exude an earthy sense of sophistication with the tobacco brown marble floors softly lit by the Andromeda brown Murano glass chandelier. Spacious and plush leather armchairs create an imperial character, while the paneling behind the bar is in eucalyptus veneer. The venue is a favorite among the biggest personalities in Bollywood and TV, the big bosses of showbiz and the entertainment industry who savor the canapes and the best fiery mixes in good measure.
Sipping on the finest signature cocktails, the world’s finest wines and spirits provide a relaxing evening for bar patrons as they revel in the elongated tones of the sunset. The soft jazz pianoforte gives a relaxed, relaxed vibe amid diffused lighting and a heartwarming ambience. The pride of the Beachcomber Lounge is an exciting cocktail menu designed by renowned mixologist Dré Masso, who has been involved in the London cocktail scene for nearly two decades, working and managing bars in London and San Francisco, and has also won the prestigious title of “British Bartender of the Year” three times.
Dré’s unique cocktail menu uses unique local flavors and ingredients, included in Beachcomber Signature cocktails featuring Indian flavors synchronized with premium spirits and liquors. Famous drinks like Marvelous Mumbai Mary, which mixes typical spices like garam masala, turmeric, cilantro, paprika and cumin with mashed tomatoes and citrus vodka.
Other iconic beluga cocktails include Millionaire Martini, Mango and Rosemary Mojito, Beachcomber Crush, and Double Espresso Martini. For Mumbai’s predominantly hot and humid climate, later drenched by annual monsoons, the Beachcomber experience is a joyful mix of uplifting colorful stays.
THE HOWDAH LOUNGE BAR, EVOLVE BACK KAMALAPURA PALACE HAMPI
At this eco-designed five-star royal luxury resort on the edge of the famous UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hampi, we wallowed in the regal splendor of incredibly magnificent environments adorned with a princely pomp. Personalized design and innovative zeal envelop your gaze as giant carved wooden tusks, a placid water pond, graceful palatial arches and a stimulated dimensional white elephant occupying a dramatic position behind the bar counter, create wonder and curiosity, encouraged by the wines of the world and the monarchy. inspired cocktails. The glory and prosperity of the great heritage monuments of the ancient 14th-century Vijaynagara Empire come to life in every element of this establishment.
Extra-plush handcrafted lounge chairs and sofas, mashaal shaped lighting poles
and views of an open royal courtyard and alfresco dining rooms give an air of magnificence. Choice canapes and grilled treats bring the excitement of relaxing and invigorating spirits to this singularly superlative royal destination. As we raised our glasses at precious moments, we found our conversations tinged with poignant stories about the imperial wealth, global appeal, harmony and cultural richness of the great Vijayanagara kings.