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The Cartier Benefit, undisputedly Casa de Campo’s most glamorous event of the year, just got better.
The Cartier Benefit, hosted annually by Emilia and J.Pepe Fanjul, at their Casa de Campo estate, Casa Grande will take place next Monday the 29th of December, with all proceeds donated to the Fundación MIR and Hogar del Niño charities. Elegantly divided into 2 separate occasions; the Cartier Cocktail (from 6:30pm) featuring the Cartier Boutique and the auction, followed by the and Dinner – Dance (from 9pm) – full details can be found below.
In addition to ticket sales (details below), the principle fundraising effort of the night is the live auction with auctioneer J.Pepe Fanjul – which will this year include 3 luxury lifestyle travel experiences, one-of-a-kind travel opportunities that money cannot buy, at least not normally. This year these unique travel experiences are; “Glamorous Beverly Hills”, a long weekend at the Pink Palace Beverly Hills Hotel; “Oh La La, Paris!”, a long weekend at the Plaza Athénée in the city of lights; and “Brazil and Peru”, a 9-day South American Journey including Iguassu Falls and Macchu Pichu.
“For this year’s live auction, we are pleased to offer three delightful luxury lifestyle travel experiences that have been created specially for our event. In addition to enriching and exciting journeys, we trust you will also experience the highly rewarding sentiments that come from lending a hand to those in need, especially during this time of giving.” Emilia and J.Pepe Fanjul told Casa de Campo Living.
So in preparation for the auction next Monday December 29th, here we bring you the details of these luxury lifestyle travel experiences, curated by Claudio Silvestri, Chairman & CEO of Premier Resorts & Hotels.
Glamorous Beverly Hills
Home to the stars, Beverly Hills is known worldwide for its grand mansions and chic shops along Rodeo Drive. The city of Beverly Hills, however, has much more to offer, with a wealth of famous art galleries, museums, fine restaurants, and an exciting nightlife.
Three-night stay for two in a suite at the Beverly Hills Hotel & Bungalows, Dorchester Collection (breakfast included)
Two round-trip First Class tickets to Los Angeles with American Airline (departure from Miami or Santo Domingo)
Estimated Package Value: US$12,000
This package generous donated by; Edward Mady, West Coast Regional Director US – The Dorchester Collection; and Peter Vittori, Managing Director Sales & Marketing for Caribbean/Latin America, American Airlines.
Oh La La, Paris!
Timeless Paris, city of love, fashion capital, literary paradise, museums, soaring church spires and enchanting chateaux….Whether you visit for the first time or keep coming to this magical city, Paris always has something special, chic and romantic to offer.
Three-night stay for two at the Plaza Athénée, Dorchester Collection (breakfast included)
Two round-trip Business Class tickets to Paris with Air France (departure from Santo Domingo)
Dinner for two at La Tour D’Argent in the Eiffel Tower
Estimated Package Value: US$15,000
This package generous donated by; Francois Delahaye, Chief Operating Officer – The Dorchester Collection; Mrs. Tarja Terrail, owner of the La Tour D’Argent restaurant; and Didier Arnaud General Manager, Dominican Republic, Air France.
BRAZIL & PERU, 9-Day South American Journey
From the glamour of Rio de Janeiro to the natural drama of the Iguassu Falls. From cultural rich Lima to legendary Cusco and the mystical experience of Machu Picchu, experience a unique journey, places of culture, and unforgettable sites.
2 nights in a Deluxe Ocean View Suite for two at the Belmond Copacabana Palace (breakfast included) in Rio de Janeiro
2 nights in a Deluxe Room for two at the Belmond Hotel Das Cataratas (breakfast included) in Iguassu Falls
2 nights in a Junior Suite at the Belmond Miraflores Park hotel (breakfast included) in Lima
3 nights in a Deluxe Room at the Belmond Hotel Monasterio (breakfast included) in Cusco (gateway to Machu Picchu)
Round-trip tickets from Cusco for a day visit to Machu Picchu on the Belmond Hiram Bingham train
Two round-trip Business Class tickets to Rio de Janeiro with GOL (departure from Miami or Santo Domingo)
Two one-way tickets from Rio de Janeiro to Iguassu Falls with GOL
Estimated Package Value: US$20,000
This package generous donated by; Andrea Natal, General Manager – Belmond Copacabana Palace;Laurent Carrasset, Regional Managing Director, Peru – Belmond Ltd; and Eduardo Bernardes Neto, Chief Commercial Officer – Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes.
The Cartier Benefit
The Cartier cocktail, hosted by Emilia and J. Pepe Fanjul and Cartier begins at 6:30pm and ends at 9pm, during which time guests will enjoy a champagne cocktail, whilst taking part in a silent and live auction, as well as shopping at the Cartier Exhibition. Arguably the most thrilling part of the evening and the most beneficial for the charities is the live auction, which in this past has featured Pepe Fanjul himself as the auctioneer.
Cost: USD$100 per person
When: Monday December the 29th, 6:30pm – 9pm
Dinner & Dance
Following the cocktail and live auction, dinner guests are invited to pass from the upper terrace, where the cocktail is held, to the lower garden area, which overlooks the ocean and the Fanjul’s private beach and bay, where the dinner is served. Following dinner, the celebration continues with live music and dancing. This portion of the evening is hosted by Emilia and Pepe Fanjul.
• USD$300 per person
• USD$3,000 per table of 10
• USD$150 per “junior” (age 40 and under)
• USD$1,500 per “junior table” of 10
When: Monday December the 29th, following the Cartier Cocktail.
Tel: 809-523-7118 or 809-523-8771
Email: [email protected]