The Conductor Holiday Cocktail

The holiday season creates an enchanting atmosphere at Belmond Charleston Place. With festive decorations and the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (VSOE) train display, the hotel magically comes alive. Located on the lobby level, the Thoroughbred Club features special holiday drinks, available for a limited time. The Conductor, created in honor of the hotel’s VSOE train display, wraps the sweet smell of holiday treats into a must-try drink.

The Conductor:

  • 1.5 oz. Wild Turkey American Honey, infused with vanilla bean and cinnamon
  • 1 oz. Hoodoo Chicory liquer 
  • 1 oz. lemon juice
  • 1 round lemon slice, for garnish
  • Granulated sugar, for garnish

Rub a lemon slice along the rim of a martini glass, then dip the glass into a dish of sugar. Combine all liquid ingredients in a shaker with ice. Stir,  then strain liquid into the glass.  Garnish with lemon slice.

For the bourbon infusion: Place one vanilla bean and and one cinnamon stick in the Wild Turkey American Honey bottle and let it infuse for at least a week. Strain before using. 

With an intimate setting and live music, the Thoroughbred Club is the perfect spot for a group gathering or to cozy up with a loved one. Stop by to indulge in this holiday drink or create it at home for your next holiday party. Toast to the season!

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Gifts to Indulge and Rejuvenate


Holiday gift giving can be tricky when it comes to showing your appreciation for the special ones in your life. The Spa at Belmond Charleston Place has gifts to boost the glamour for each person on your list. From speciality massages and treatments, to skin products for your little one, The Spa offers a variety of gifts that are sure to impress all of your family and friends.

Margaret Dabbs 3 Step Kit:
The 3 Step Kit from Margaret Dabbs keeps your pedicure lasting longer with simple and effective foot maintenance at home. With a professional foot file,

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exfoliating foot mousse and a hydrating foot lotion, this kit is suitable for the man or woman in your life. Pair this gift with our signature Spa Pedicure which reenergizes your soles during the dreary winter days.

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Give the gift that will turn heads this season. Women will jump for joy over these handmade python-skin-covered bags, wallet and chic sneakers. With a variety of color options to choose from, the hot pink python-covered Converse are absolute show stoppers and will have your lady swooning when she sees them under the tree.

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 Locally crafted right here in Charleston, these organic bath products perfectly nourish a baby’s delicate skin even during the harsh winter months. The ideal gift for any mother or child, the 2-in-1 shampoo and body wash is specifically made for those with sensitive skin, leaving long-lasting moisture. Wash with Water products create the perfect stocking stuffers for your little ones.

 

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Belmond Gift Card
 The holidays can be a busy and stressful time for everyone, so give the gift of relaxation with a Belmond Gift Card. Treat your special someone or yourself this holiday season with a lush spa treatment that will help rejuvenate you from the hustle and bustle of the holidays. With treatments for men, women and children, a gift card to The Spa is a gift that loved ones will ask for for years to come.

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With a variety of gifts and products to choose from, The Spa at Belmond Charleston Place is the perfect place for your luxurious holiday gift giving needs. Celebrate your loved ones with blissful gifts that will “wow” them this Christmas season.

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide

The Shops at Belmond Charleston Place

With the holidays just around the corner, it is easy to become stressed in the midst of all the frenzy. With a quick trip through The Shops at Belmond Charleston Place, your holiday shopping becomes effortless. Find the perfect gift for each special person on your list with this gift guide brought to you by The Shops at Belmond Charleston Place.
For Mom:
Show Mom how much you care this holiday season with a dazzling outfit from Calypso St. Barth. This bead embellished top paired with black leather pants (1) and gold heels from Kate Spade (2) will surely have Mom stand out in the crowd at any holiday party.
For Dad:
Surprise Dad with products from the Art of Shaving’s Holiday Peppermint Collection (3). With the suitable holiday scent of peppermint, a man cannot go wrong with all of the necessities for a cleanly shaven face. For a stylish gift, Sperry Topsider carries the staple shoes (4) that will complete any outfit.
For Aunt:
Give the gift of beauty this Christmas season. L’Occitane’s luxury travel set (5) includes some of their best-selling products tucked inside a limited edition holiday pouch. For the ideal party gift, stop by the Belmond Boutique and pick up a holiday serving platter (6), perfect for serving Hors d’oeuvres at any Christmas or New Year’s Eve party.
For your Niece:
Celebrate the little girl in your life with holiday outfits from Pink Chicken. This sparkling gold dress (7)  will definitely turn up the cuteness factor at any holiday soiree.
For your best friend:
Show appreciation for her with a timeless piece of jewelry from Pandora. The charms in the bracelet (8) can be changed, making it the perfect gift for her to wear all year long. Next, stop in Lou Lou Boutique. With a large variety of fashionable accessories such as a trendy bag tassel (9), these gifts make the perfect stocking stuffer.
For the Man in your Life:
Gone are the days of giving socks and video games. Surprise him with beautiful luggage from Mori Classics. Ideal for any outdoor adventure, the insulated Yeti Hopper Cooler (10) is a gift that will last a lifetime. For a more classic gift, a sophisticated pullover (11) from Tommy Bahama will have him holiday-party ready.
For Grandma:
Make Grandma smile from ear to ear this holiday season with a festive and vibrant floral arrangement from Bloom at Belmond Charleston Place (12). She will delight in the heartfelt bouquet that is created just as you imagined. In addition to a flower arrangement, she will love the Ava Blouse (13) from Anne Fontaine. This crisp white blouse has long sleeves and french cuffs. With a lace floral pattern around the neck, it is a blouse that will never go out of style.
For your coworker:
Stop by Papyrus to pick up a gift that will will charm your co-workers at this year’s holiday office party. Everyone loves a good coffee mug, so this Christmas season give a cup of cheer (14), signed with a dazzling handmade seasonal card (15).
For you:
You deserve to make a jaws drop when you enter the party. St. John has the perfect breathtaking attire to make heads turn as you walk through the door (16). With stunning, sparkling pieces you are certain to be the star of the show. To end your shopping excursion, treat yourself to a sweet treat from Godiva (17). You can never go wrong with a satisfying piece of chocolate!

The Shops at Belmond Charleston Place have everything you need to surprise that special someone this holiday season. Whether you purchase one of these quality products from our guide or are looking for a different luxury gift, look no further than The Shops.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

With gift essentials for every person on your list, The Shops at Belmond Charleston Place take the stress out of holiday shopping. Revel in this festive season of giving and let The Shops tend to your gift-giving needs with quality exceptional gifts for everyone.

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