Want to maximise your commission while also giving your clients a taste of how the rich and famous holiday? Check out these three ultra-luxury American retreats.
Little Palm Island Resort & Spa, Florida
For those looking for absolute privacy and seclusion, Little Palm Island Resort & Spa in Florida is just the ticket. The resort is located on a private six-acre island in the Florida Keys, accessed only by sea-plane or boat, and boasts 30 oceanfront suites. Your time is best spent here relaxing on the idyllic white sand beach, snorkelling the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary which surrounds the island or just soaking up the quiet and sun with your loved one. With guests like former US presidents and celebrities like Scarlett Johansson, you know Little Palm Island is a winner. Prices start from US$890 per night. See www.littlepalmisland.com
Brush Creek Ranch, Wyoming
If you’re after some adventure with a dollop of luxury on top, Brush Creek Ranch in Wyoming is the place for you. This all inclusive resort was once a historic cattle ranch, now turned luxury holiday destination, and spans 12,000 hectares between the Sierra Madre and Snowy Mountain ranges. It’s great for families, with a range of different sized accommodation and activities galore including horse riding, rock climbing, mountain biking and even clay shooting, all part of the package. The Magee Homestead is the most private of the accommodation, with nine bedrooms and your own personal chef. Rates start from US$850 per night. Visit www.brushcreekranch.com
The Baker House 1650, New York
The Hamptons are well known to be the haunt of the rich and famous, favoured by New Yorkers for their holidays, and the The Baker House 1650 is the best spot to see why. The historic building has been continuously occupied since 1650, serving in the past as a tavern, meeting hall and space for religious services and now restored as a luxury hotel. The rooms are extravagant, most including a wood-burning fireplace and whirlpools. The hotel includes breakfast, as well as coveted East Hampton Village Beach Parking Permits in the summer (with towels, beach chairs and umbrellas of course) and private gardens to enjoy. Guests can also stay in the private Carriage House, with its private pool. Priced from US$600 per night. See www.bakerhouse1650.com