September 2015 Hideaway Report

In the September 2015 Hideaway Report, Andrew Harper travels through the contrasting destinations of Sardinia and the Bahamas in search of new luxury hotels and hideaways.


Exploring Unspoiled Sardinia

Whenever I return to the Costa Smeralda, I not only fall in love with Sardinia all over again, but feel an urge to explore this Italian island more thoroughly.

Gastronomic Tour of Sardinia

Andrew Harper shares enticing photos from a recent trip to Sardinia that feature a tour of notable Sardinian dishes and restaurants for any travelers.

Sardinian Wineries and Vineyards

From Cagliari to Oliena, discover favorite Sardinian wines, wineries and vineyards made from exceptional local and organic grapes throughout the Italian island.

Bookshelf: 'Sea and Sardinia' and 'Reeds in the Wind'

Two classic volumes from D.H. Lawrence and Grazia Deledda prove to be Mr. Harper's essential volumes for any travelers set to explore the island of Sardinia.

7 Favorite Sardinian Restaurants

Andrew Harper picks seven exceptional restaurants in Sardinia to recommend to those looking to try the outstanding and enticing Sardinia dining and cuisine.

City Guide: Cagliari

Cagliari, Sardinia, is attractive and pleasantly sleepy. Founded by the Phoenicians around 1000 B.C., it later became Roman, Spanish and finally, Italian.

Contrasting Bahamas Resorts

For Mr. Harper, the exquisite and infinitely varied colors of the sea are among the perennial pleasures of the Bahamas.

Postcard From the Bahamas

Andrew Harper shares travel photos a recent trip to the Bahamas that feature extraordinarily beautiful images of the blue waters, pink sand beaches and more.

Nassau Update: One&Only Ocean Club and a New Rosewood

Bustling, cosmopolitan Nassau is a world away from the tranquil and low-key out islands of the Bahamas.

Out on the Flats: Bonefishing on Andros, Bahamas

For those unfamiliar with the sport, bonefishing is widely regarded as one of the most exciting forms of fly-fishing.

New & Noteworthy, September 2015

Andrew Harper shares notable luxury travel news from September 2015, like Amanresorts' new cruise ship and newsworthy openings in Sag Harbor and Seychelles.

From the Travel Office: Holiday Travel

The travel advisors of the Andrew Harper Travel Office offers ideas and points to availability for destinations to book for 2015 holiday travel.

Letter From the Editor, September 2015

Andrew Harper introduces the September 2015 issue of the Hideaway Report, which details his 10-day road trip through Sardinia and a journey through the Bahamas.

Photos: 6 Newly Recommended Hotels, September 2015

In this issue, Mr. Harper adds six new hotels to the Harper Collection in this issue: three new properties in Sardinia and three new properties in the Bahamas.

Last Word: Readers' Choice 2015

I am always fascinated by the results of our annual reader survey. It is especially gratifying when recent recommendations turn up in the latest listings.

Kamalame Cay Video

A video of our stay at Kamalame Cay, Andros Island, Bahamas as reviewed in the September 2015 issue of the Hideaway Report.