The Farmstead at Royal Malewane

The Farmstead at Royal Malewane Pool
The Farmstead is a beautiful new lodge at Royal Malewane just a 12 minute drive south of the existing lodge. The land is elevated offering dramatic views over the canopies of the Greater Kruger National Park while the lodge itself surrounds a watering hole popular with the abundant wildlife. Guests at The Farmstead will enjoy the same remarkable service and delicious cuisine synonymous with Royal Malewane while experiencing the ultimate Big 5 safari with the most qualified guiding team in Africa. The Farmstead at Royal Malewane consists of a main lodge area, three Luxury Farm Suites, and The Farmhouse. The Luxury Farm Suites and The Farmhouse are either side of a central lodge area where guests will be able to enjoy breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner in the elegant and comfortable spaces. After dinner guests can relax around the fire pit on the vast deck and reflect on the day’s adventures. There is a double spa treatment room offering a variety of indulgent treatments as well as a gym. Read More...

Four Seasons Hotel Madrid

Four Seasons Hotel Madrid
History comes to life with vibrant modern energy at Four Seasons Hotel Madrid. In the very heart of the capital – within walking distance of all the key attractions – seven historical buildings have been transformed into one dynamic destination. With rooftop dining by Spanish celebrity chef Dani García, a four-level spa and a sun-splashed pool terrace, Four Seasons is bringing a new level of luxury and service to Madrid. Home to Four Seasons Hotel Madrid, the innovative Centro Canalejas unites a collection of seven historical buildings, all impeccably restored and reimagined. The oldest part of the complex, originally El Palacio de la Equitativa, dates back to 1887. The dramatic rotunda, topped by a copper cupola, towers over the corner of Calle de Sevilla and Calle de Alcalá. Equally impressive is the neighbouring façade of the Banco Hispano Americano headquarters, begun in 1902 and today forming the main entrance to the luxury shops of Galería Canalejas. Read More...

Mandarin Oriental Ritz, Madrid

Mandarin Oriental Ritz Madrid Exterior
The iconic Hotel Ritz, Madrid is set to open in Summer 2020 as Mandarin Oriental Ritz, Madrid, following the most extensive restoration in its 110-year history. The restoration will significantly enhance the hotel’s facilities and services, while maintaining its unique character, encapsulated in the Belle Époque style of the original building. The hotel has always been an integral part of society in Spain’s capital, since its original opening in 1910, and has been host to royalty, politicians, corporate leaders and celebrities. Gilles & Boissier have created a sophisticated contemporary residential style for the 100 rooms and 53 suites. There are several one-of-a-kind speciality suites, featuring unique design elements inspired by the hotel’s historic connections to the city, Spanish culture and art. Read More...

J.K. Place Paris

JK Place Paris Jr. Suite
The J.K. Place brand is the best-kept secret in luxury travel. Prized for their exquisite and discreetly luxurious Italian properties in Rome, Florence and Capri, the brand is now making a Paris debut with 29 exquisite keys. Here is the very first international opening of the understated luxury Italian boutique hotel brand known for its extremely personalized service. Located strategically in the residential and unique Rive Gauche next to the Musée d’Orsay, this urban retreat will feature Casa Tua Restaurant, which also has locations in Miami Beach and Aspen; the Lounge Bar; a Sisley Signature Spa; and an indoor pool, a sauna, a steam room, and a fully-equipped Technogym fitness room. Read More...

Cheval Blanc Paris

Cheval Blanc Paris
In the heart of the city of light, Cheval Blanc unveils a contemporary haven designed by Édouard François and Peter Marino. Enlivened by an audacious and epicurean spirit, Cheval Blanc Paris writes an art of emotion as a new page in the history of the city. Enlivened by an audacious and epicurean spirit, Cheval Blanc Paris writes its Art of Emotion as a new page in the history of the city. Under the Pont Neuf flows the Seine. In the heart of the City of Light, a few steps away from the Louvre and the Marais, in front of the Left Bank, rises Cheval Blanc Paris with majesty. With only 72 rooms and suites, Cheval Blanc Paris is a warm Maison where lovers, families and friends meet. Where guests are invited to seize the day overlooking the breathtaking panorama, indulge in delightful rituals specially tailored at the Dior Spa Cheval Blanc, and ignite a journey of exclusive discoveries and shared emotions. The spirit of Paris is only fingertips away. Read More...

Park Hyatt Niseko, Hanazono

Park Hyatt Niseko Overview
Set in a spectacular natural landscape with stunning views across the Annupuri ranges and Mount Yotei, Park Hyatt Niseko Hanazono embodies personal luxury for global connoisseurs. A true year-round mountain resort with spaces and guestrooms designed for enriching experiences in an environment of carefully curated art, cuisine and contemporary design. Offering oversized guestrooms and suites featuring large living and dining spaces, Park Hyatt Niseko Hanazono is designed for the complete immersion of our sophisticated guests. Our signature suites are the ultimate expression in luxury with stunning views over Mount Yotei and private onsen. Indulge in extraordinary culinary experiences featuring an exquisite selection of creative cuisines focusing on the freshest locally selected ingredients and authentic craftsmanship. Park Hyatt Niseko Hanazono features eleven lounges, bars and restaurants, including French cuisine, sushi, robata, teppan, Italian and Chinese. Read More...

One&Only Portonovi, Montenegro

One and Only Portonovi Montenegro
Elegantly positioned at the entrance to Boka Bay, Montenegro, is One&Only Portonovi, a consummate luxury hotel retreat that brings relaxation and wellness to life between towering mountains and resplendent sea. Located in the heart of Boka Bay, framed by striking mountains and Adriatic Sea, you can delve into the charms of storied streets and marvel at the fjord-like beauty surrounding our secluded coastal retreat. Soak up the unique ambience of six distinct resort pools overlooking spectacular vistas. Lounge on our private sandy beach, indulge in al fresco yoga, or lose yourself as you wander our internal Venetian courtyards. Where Venetian-inspired architecture meets state-of-the-art design, One&Only Portonovi offers accommodation unlike any other. From havens for just the two of you, to family rooms and suites, and the signature Villa One that sleeps up to seven, each space features generous indoor and outdoor living to savour mesmerizing views of surrounding bay, gardens and mountains. Read More...

Storchen Zurich

Storchen Zurich Hotel View
“It was only once I’d visited The Storchen that I truly understood why the storks chose to land here. The hotel transcends the traditional notion of hospitality – here you feel as though you have truly arrived home”. Whether you are traveling alone, with your partner or with the whole family, the Hotel Storchen awaits you with 66 newly designed rooms and suites with a unique view over the Limmat or the picturesque old town of Zurich. All our rooms have one thing in common: the modern ambience with warm colors and numerous stylish details as well as the technical equipment that play together to offer you a wonderful home away from home. La Rôtisserie, Cigar Bar, Barchetta Bar – Lounge – Piazza and our THE NEST Rooftop: at the Storchen, we are celebrating savoir vivre in all its wonderful forms – luxurious and unadulterated. For early birds or night owls, a quick drink or a long, leisurely lunch: no matter what you’re looking for, we offer the full gamut of gourmet experiences – all presented with a hearty portion of passion, creativity and flair. La Rôtisserie, Cigar Bar, Barchetta Bar – Lounge – Piazza and our THE NEST Rooftop: at the Storchen, we are celebrating savoir vivre in all its wonderful forms – luxurious and unadulterated. For early birds or night owls, a quick drink or a long, leisurely lunch: no matter what you’re looking for, we offer the full gamut of gourmet experiences – all presented with a hearty portion of passion, creativity and flair. Read More...

Kwessi Dunes Lodge, Namibia

Kwessi Dunes Lodge Main area and swimming pool
Opening in March 2020, Kwessi Dunes is located deep in Namibia’s striking NamibRand Nature Reserve, a vast desert wilderness of over 200,000 hectares. With its rolling desert plains and backdrop of craggy mountains and iconic red dunes, this is a place where time seems to stand still and the space is never-ending. Here, it’s not about chasing big game but rather soaking up the beauty of the colourful landscape, admiring the antelope that scatter the sand, and gazing at the stars the light up the night sky. At Kwessi Dunes, you’ll find 12 cool and comfortable (and air-conditioned) chalets all with canvas walls and thatched roofs. Each bedroom has a separate ‘star gazer’ room, completely open to the sky, and the perfect spot from which to watch the celestial theatre show above. Read More...

Grotta Giusti Tuscany

Grotta Giusti Tuscany Garden Pool
A nineteenth-century villa, restored to its original splendour with meticulous care and attention to every detail. Today it welcomes guests with inlaid wood floors, refurbished rooms, parquet flooring, new lighting, new colours that enhance the rooms and the mood, and all the comforts of a beautiful hotel. It is elegantly furnished, decorated with frescoes, surrounded by an age-old park, and has a unique thermal spa. Inside unexpected treasures await: a unique and wonderful grotto, a thermal spring, a deep, warm underground lake and spectacular chambers, where the temperature is set as if it were a living and breathing organism. Grotta Giusti is surrounded by a beautiful park that was landscaped in the 1800s and to date stands proud as a icon of art and design. Originally a grand residential villa, Grotta Giusti serves as an elegant resort and spa in Tuscany today, with a charming historical aura and a unique natural wonder, the age-old thermal cave. The villa above the grotto is now a place where you can experience a kind of new harmony, with the Equilibrium method. Water, stone, heat, art and history all make it a place that heals and comforts. Discover the splendid new Grotta Giusti where you can reconnect with nature, like a new discovery and a new revelation. Read More...

Atlantis by Giardino Zurich

Atlantis by Giardino Zurich Outdoor Pool
An architectural jewel as well as a hotel of the stars like ABBA or Queen – the Hotel Atlantis was already a special part of Zurich in the 70s. Today, 50 years later, the house is retreaded and reopened as a 5 * design hotel. Situated slightly elevated, you can look out over the rooftops of Zurich or into the green of the Üetliberg. A city ​​hotel with nature connection . Once special, always special.Hidden in the shadow of Uetliberg mountain, Atlantis by Giardino feels like a secluded countryside retreat. It’s surrounded by green treetops, furry cows graze nearby and a quiet envelops the grounds. But you aren’t in some remote location — Zurich is only 15 minutes away. Completed in 1970, the heritage-listed postmodernist hotel received a facelift by London-based design firm Hirsch Bedner Associates, creating an elegant cosmopolitan vibe, all while staying true to its early Scandinavian influences. Adding a touch of celebrity glamour are the black-and-white photos of past guests, such as Muhammad Ali and Freddie Mercury, who gave an impromptu private concert in the bar. Whether you are looking to relax by the heated outdoor pool, rejuvenate at the spa or spoil yourself with a nine-course meal at the hotel’s Ecco Zurich restaurant, Atlantis by Giardino provides a calming haven of Swiss elegance. Read More...

Chateau d’Audrieu

Chateau d'Audrieu Hotel Exterior
Château d’Audrieu, located between Caen and Bayeux, offers the opportunity to travel back in time. This 18th century edifice, listed as a historical monument, offers the warm welcome of a family home. The elegantly proportioned château is set in an extensive 25 hectares of wooded grounds and gardens. Hesitate not a minute longer, all the charms of Normandy await you at Audrieu! Turn the pages of history and discover not only the beaches of the D-Day landings, but also Bayeux and its famous Queen Matilda’s tapestry, Caen – the city of the Dukes of Normandy -, and Mont-Saint-Michel – a treasure of French heritage -, not to mention the restaurant’s gourmet delights. The history of Normandy lies in its chalky cliffs, its D-day beaches and the walls of Chateau d’Audrieu. This family-owned manor, set upon 62 acres of parkland, dates from the 1700s, although its roots reach back to the 11th century. Its noble heritage is evidenced by the royal coat of arms, along with plentiful antiques, gilded moldings and crystal chandeliers. A multiyear renovation ups the opulence factor with a Sothys spa and fresh appointments in the 29 guestrooms and Luxury Tree House. Le Séran restaurant has a new red hue and seasonal menu focusing on local ingredients. Read More...