Immersive Explorations

Are you’re dreaming of getting under the skin of somewhere stooped in history, soaking up a new and foreign culture, or yearning to leave the tourist trail far behind as you walk amidst breathtaking undiscovered ruins and meet with fascinating local communities? Mason Rose Private will take you on an immersive experience that will add so much depth to your discovery of some of the world’s most extraordinary regions.

Take a look at the in-depth cultural experiences that have most moved me - I couldn’t recommend these more highly to make your next trip completely unforgettable… 

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Macakizi Hotel, Bodrum, Turkey

17 April 2020
Macakizi Hotel, Bodrum, Turkey

Travelling to Bodrum, Turkey for a long weekend away, I opted to stay half an hour outside of the city at the ultra-glamorous Macakizi. My white and breezy seafront room provided a tranquil haven that adds so perfectly to a culture-filled getaway, as I split my time between discovering the astonishing history of the region and indulging in total relaxation on the sun-kissed coast.

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Villa Macakizi, Bodrum, Turkey

17 April 2020
Villa Macakizi, Bodrum, Turkey

A vast 10-bedroom villa on the Turkish Riviera, Villa Macakizi is sparkling white, surrounded by overflowing greenery and overlooking the serene blue waters of Paradise Bay, just half an hour’s drive from historic Bodrum.

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Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Muscat, Oman

18 March 2020
Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Muscat, Oman

Originally built as the palace for Oman’s Sultan Qaboos, Al Bustan Palace, beautifully located between the Sea of Oman and the Al Hajar Mountains, is an expansive luxury resort with its own private beach, 5 swimming pools, a state-of-the-art Six Senses Spa and one of the largest ballrooms in Muscat.

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Sarah Mason

Every time I explore a new destination, whether it’s on an adventure holiday in Peru or a luxury beach escape in the Indian Ocean, I return home full of excitement to share the amazing sights I have seen. Through my own experiences I have developed a love of helping others experience the great wonders of the world; truly getting under the skin of the extraordinary destinations that are at your fingertips. Getting the details right, from which hotel is perfectly located for exploring away from the crowds, to which local guide is most knowledgeable on history or culture or art, is of paramount importance to me. I am constantly seeking out new and exciting experiences and exploring off the beaten track to ensure my clients are receiving the best and most honest first-hand advice.

Take a look at my travel diaries for food for thought on your next trip...