Serenity in The Desert at Six Senses Shaharut

The stunning Arava Valley provides inspiration for this tranquil property

Whether by car, plane, helicopter or camel, arriving at the newly opened Six Senses Shaharut is akin to entering another dimension. Located in an undisturbed, mountainous part of Arava Valley in Israel’s enchanting Negev Desert, the property pays homage to its restorative location with architectural ingenuity, unwavering sustainability measures, locavore cuisine and transformative wellness experiences. The latest addition to the Six Senses brand, Shaharut opened …

Mayonnaise Mends Endangered Turtles Clogged With Tar

An oil spill off Israel’s Mediterranean coast has impacted the water’s population of endangered green sea turtles. At the country’s National Sea Turtle Rescue Center, medical assistants stumbled upon an unexpected way to break down the sticky substance and its leftover residue: mayonnaise. “They came to us full of tar. All their trachea from inside and outside was full of tar,” Guy Ivgy, an assistant …

From Celebration to Serenity Inside The Jaffa, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Tel Aviv

Perched at the pinnacle of hospitality, a property with views of Jaffa's historic port

In the Old City of Jaffa, which is, seemingly to the contrary, a vibrant and youthful neighborhood in Tel Aviv, The Jaffa rises atop a hill, offering uninterrupted views of the nearby Mediterranean. Few properties worldwide blend such diverse influences. 120 rooms and suites (and 32 luxury residences) populate the complex and its two main buildings, one new build and one renovated 19th century Neo-Renaissance …