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Take a moment to browse and share these amazing vacation destinations up for auction at Palates and Pate' 2017!

 

Please email Jill Meaux if you have any questions or would like more information on a specific destination.

 

7 Night Luxury Vacation with Exclusive Resorts

A vacation is not just about one-of-a-kind experiences—it’s about creating lasting memories with the people you love. Averaging 3,500 square feet, Exclusive Resorts’ private collection of three – to five-bedroom homes are in the world's best locations and feature dream amenities such as chef-grade kitchens, private infinity edge pools and hot tubs, spacious outdoor areas and expansive great rooms—perfect for large family gatherings. Each residence is carefully vetted, providing you with the peace of mind that comes with knowing exactly what to expect. Best of all, they plan every detail—from stocking the pantry with your favorite foods prior to your
arrival and hiring a private chef to booking tee times and creating custom itineraries—so you can enjoy a hassle-free vacation. Your only demand of the day is to have fun.

Take a moment to click on any of the following destinations you can choose from and see why Exclusive Resorts is no typical resort.

Real del Mar, Mexico:  Choose from several four- or five-bedroom cliffside villas and enjoy panoramic views of the Madres and Banderas Bay. bedrooms: 4 - 5 bathrooms: 4.5 - 6.5 square feet: 5,000 - 8,900

Real del Mar, Mexico:  Choose from several four- or five-bedroom cliffside villas and enjoy panoramic views of the Madres and Banderas Bay.
bedrooms: 4 - 5
bathrooms: 4.5 - 6.5
square feet: 5,000 - 8,900

Lake Tahoe, CA:  These are some of Exclusive Resort's most kid-friendly residences, providing access to the Resort at Squaw Creek or the Treehouse and Tahoe Mountain Club. bedrooms:  4 bathrooms:  4.5 square feet:  3,427 - 4,300

Lake Tahoe, CA:  These are some of Exclusive Resort's most kid-friendly residences, providing access to the Resort at Squaw Creek or the Treehouse and Tahoe Mountain Club.
bedrooms:  4
bathrooms:  4.5
square feet:  3,427 - 4,300

Steamboat Springs, CO:  Ideal for year-round mountain getaways. bedrooms: 4 bathrooms: 4.5 square feet: 2,600 - 2,619

Steamboat Springs, CO:  Ideal for year-round mountain getaways. bedrooms: 4
bathrooms: 4.5
square feet: 2,600 - 2,619

Grand Cayman Island:  Newly remodeled residence features private plunge pool and is located in a private gated community on the renowned Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman property. bedrooms: 4 bathrooms: 4.5 square feet: 3,500

Grand Cayman Island:  Newly remodeled residence features private plunge pool and is located in a private gated community on the renowned Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman property.
bedrooms: 4
bathrooms: 4.5
square feet: 3,500

Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica: Recently updated home features modern, sleek décor with touches that include colorful carpets, stylish modern furnishings and large windows that afford views of the surrounding jungle.  With 23 miles of jagged coastline and 1,000-plus animal and bird species, Peninsula Papagayo is one of Exclusive Resorts most popular destinations—ideal for thrill seekers who want to zip line through treetops amid monkeys or surf world-class waves. Not a daredevil? Not to worry. This is also the perfect place for lazy days on the beach. Pass white-faced monkeys and gigantic iguanas meandering down the road as you arrive at one of the Club’s ten two-story homes or nine three-story homes, all of which boast breathtaking views of the surrounding rainforest. A dedicated team comprised of six personal Concierges, 18 housekeepers,seven landscapers, six private chefs and two bartenders are on hand to cater to every whim. Members staying in one of the Club’s villas can arrange anything from a cruise on a 44-foot yacht to spa treatments in your master suite. bedrooms:  4 bathrooms:  4.5 - 5 square feet:  3,800 - 4,000

Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica: Recently updated home features modern, sleek décor with touches that include colorful carpets, stylish modern furnishings and large windows that afford views of the surrounding jungle.  With 23 miles of jagged coastline and 1,000-plus animal and bird species, Peninsula Papagayo is one of Exclusive Resorts most popular destinations—ideal for thrill seekers who want to zip line through treetops amid monkeys or surf world-class waves. Not a daredevil? Not to worry. This is also the perfect place for lazy days on the beach. Pass white-faced monkeys and gigantic iguanas meandering down the road as you arrive at one of the Club’s ten two-story homes or nine three-story homes, all of which boast breathtaking views of the surrounding rainforest. A dedicated team comprised of six personal Concierges, 18 housekeepers,seven landscapers, six private chefs and two bartenders are on hand to cater to every whim. Members staying in one of the Club’s villas can arrange anything from a cruise on a 44-foot yacht to spa treatments in your master suite.
bedrooms:  4
bathrooms:  4.5 - 5
square feet:  3,800 - 4,000

  Scottsdale, AZ:  Golfer's paradise with more than 200 courses to choose from!  Nestled between Pinnacle Peak and Troon Mountain, the Club’s 16, four-bedroom residences offer seamless indoor/outdoor living. It’s also home to some of the country’s top spas. A sauna and steam followed by a deep tissue massage will melt away any golf-sore muscles. Scottsdale’s charming old town is lined with art galleries and great restaurants like the Misson and Bandera. To experience the quintessential Scottsdale meal, make a reservation at always popular Cowboy Ciao. For a great hike with Instagram-worthy views, head to Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve. bedrooms:  3 - 4 bathrooms: 3 - 4 square feet:  3,000 - 3,200

 

Scottsdale, AZ:  Golfer's paradise with more than 200 courses to choose from!  Nestled between Pinnacle Peak and Troon Mountain, the Club’s 16, four-bedroom residences offer seamless indoor/outdoor living. It’s also home to some of the country’s top spas. A sauna and steam followed by a deep tissue massage will melt away any golf-sore muscles. Scottsdale’s charming old town is lined with art galleries and great restaurants like the Misson and Bandera. To experience the quintessential Scottsdale meal, make a reservation at always popular Cowboy Ciao. For a great hike with Instagram-worthy views, head to Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve.
bedrooms:  3 - 4
bathrooms: 3 - 4
square feet:  3,000 - 3,200

Sea Island, GA:  Golfer's Paradise on the coast.  A visit to this small island off the southern coast of Georgia feels like traveling back to simpler times. Since the opening of the luxurious hotel The Cloister in 1928, generations of families have gathered here to create memories. Days revolve around outdoor activities such as kayaking, horseback riding, clay shooting, and teeing off on the island’s award-winning golf courses. Evenings center around Southern hospitality. Sip G&Ts on the porch, then head to the Forbes Five-Star Georgian Room for steak and scotch Four bedroom cottage ideally situated between the beach and resort. bedrooms:  4 bathrooms:  4.5 square feet:  3,700

Sea Island, GA:  Golfer's Paradise on the coast.  A visit to this small island off the southern coast of Georgia feels like traveling back to simpler times. Since the opening of the luxurious hotel The Cloister in 1928, generations of families have gathered here to create memories. Days revolve around outdoor activities such as kayaking, horseback riding, clay shooting, and teeing off on the island’s award-winning golf courses. Evenings center around Southern hospitality. Sip G&Ts on the porch, then head to the Forbes Five-Star Georgian Room for steak and scotch

Four bedroom cottage ideally situated between the beach and resort.
bedrooms:  4
bathrooms:  4.5
square feet:  3,700


Cabo San Lucas - Esperanza Resort

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A STUNNING DESTINATION. A SINGULAR RESORT EXPERIENCE.

Unlike any other Cabo San Lucas Resort, Esperanza is the only private beach resort with an incomparable natural setting. Tucked between two scenic bluffs on the Baja peninsula and boasting a world-renowned luxury spa in Cabo San Lucas, championship golf courses, secluded beaches and a vibrant nightlife, the award-winning luxury Cabo Resort – Esperanza – promises a vacation you’ll cherish for years to come.  The resort is only minutes away from downtown Cabo San Lucas and about 40 minutes from the international airport. For a nominal fee, the resort will send a driver to pick you and your guests up at the airport and will take them back.

This property features three bedrooms, three and half baths.  Two of the bedrooms are king bedrooms with ensuite baths, the third is has two double beds and a ensuite bath.

There is over 800 square feet of balcony with a full ocean view and a view of the famous Cabo arch.  Interior living area is about 3200 and about 4,000 square feet total.

It is a part of the Esperanza resort and those staying in the home will have concierge service and maid service provided by the Auberge Resort Esperanza.  You will have full access to  the spa,  5 restaurants and over five different swimming pools on the property.  The home also has a Lafayette phone number with free calls to the USA and a local call to the home from Lafayette, high speed internet access with Wi-Fi, Direct TV.  The concierge can also do pre-arrival grocery shopping (cost of groceries not included)

 

*Airfare not included.  Weeks with USA holidays will not be allowed, and the reservation must be made within 30 days of the stay.  The winner will get 8 days and 7 nights.


African Safari in Johannesburg

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Enjoy the amazing wilderness on this once in a lifetime African Safari trip to Johannesburg, Africa.  Trip includes seven day big game hunt for two hunters, $5000 credit toward trophy fees, lodging, food, transportation in country (including to and from the airport in Johannesburg). 

*Airfare not included