Park Hyatt Niseko, Hanazono

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...

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...

Vista Palazzo Lago di Como

Vista Palazzo Lago di Como Infinity Bar
Vista Palazzo, Lago di Como is the new project by the group Lario Hotels as well as the first hotel to offer a Five Star Luxury experience in the city center of Como. Situated in a stunning 19th century venetian style Palazzo, Vista combines a convenient central position and an exclusive lakefront location. Guests can enjoy a singular degree of privacy, relax and comfort while being accommodated next to the lively Piazza Cavour, the historical main square of Como. At the same time, they can be delighted by the sweeping view of Lake Como from the windows and balconies of their suites. Amongst the arrange of services organized by the hotel, boat tours with Riva motor boats, seaplane excursions or shopping experiences in Como, Milan or even Lugano are the ones that stand out. An entire floor of the Hotel is devoted to leisure with an exclusive rooftop restaurant, Ristorante Sottovoce, available exclusively for guests of the hotel, and the charming and spectacular Infinity Bar, offering special drinks inspired by the Lake Como area. Together with the rooftop restaurant and bar, the last floor hosts the Library, a small secluded space which can be used for leisure or business purposes as a place for relaxing with a book and a hot tea, or even for small business meetings. Read More...

Grand Hotel Portovenere

Grand Hotel Portovenere Hotel
Grand Hotel Portovenere overlooks the marina and the historic center of Porto Venere. Your 5-star hotel on the Italian Riviera is nestled between the famous Cinque Terre and the inspirational Gulf of Poets in eastern Liguria. Once upon a time, the building hosted the Convent of Saint Francis. Following careful renovation works, today it features a charming hotel with sea-view rooms, a Mediterranean restaurant and luxury services. The seafront hotel is just steps away from the boats that take you to the Cinque Terre and the Bay of La Spezia, which inspired poets such as Lord Byron and Mary and Percy Shelley. Just steps from the village center, the Grand Hotel Portovenere offers remodeled rooms in the soothing shades of sea green, sand and yellow to reflect the light and colors of the environment surrounding the hotel. Our large panoramic terrace is home to our restaurant Palmaria and Venus bar, both open to resident and non-resident guests alike. Portovenere has been a destination for elite tourism for over a century. Today, as before, its call has remained unchanged. The surrounding nature provides a scenery that astonishes travellers from all over the world. At Grand Hotel Portovenere, our guests will be charmed by the elegance and beauty of the hotel with panoramic sea views from most rooms and the restaurant. The passion, attention and dedication of our staff will make your Italian vacation unforgettable. Read More...

Hôtel Casadelmar, Porto-Vecchio

Hotel Casadelmar Porto Vecchio Pool
Nestled in almost three hectares of gardens overlooking the bay of Porto Vecchio, Casadelmar boasts a dream location by the sea, minutes from the town centre and the most beautiful beaches of southern Corsica. The minimalist wood and glass architecture, understated decor and spectacular views throughout create a serene atmosphere for a truly relaxing stay. An intimate, contemporary resort, its design blends seamlessly with its environment. The 34 elegant rooms and suites and luxurious private villa all have magnificent terraces with panoramic sea views. The water of the 25m outdoor pool blends into the deep blue waters of the Gulf of Porto Vecchio. Read More...

Mara Nyika, Maasai Mara

Mara Nyika Great Plains Conservation
Mara Nyika, meaning “Large Plains or Great Plains,” is an intimate four tent camp is set in a valley, straddling a small stream on the western side of the Naboisho Conservancy bordering the Maasai Mara. Mara Nyika’s four light-coloured canvas tents were designed to sit under the canopy of umbrella thorn trees while still offering guests views out over the plains. Walkways from the tents to the main area evoke the feeling of a treehouse under canvas and the camp’s ethic and inspiration is one of exploration and adventure. Privacy is the key to Mara Nyika. Privacy to live, think, explore, be romantic and be pampered – all the while with one of the most spectacular backdrops Africa can provide. Mara Nyika allows guests to explore the private and exclusive 50,000-acre Naboisho Conservancy, the second largest conservancy in the greater Maasai Mara region. The conservancy model combines the conservation of nature and cultural heritage, tourism and the enhancement of livelihoods for the local communities. Each guest’s stay supports over 500 Maasai families with a sustainable livelihood and helps to ensures the conservation of this vital corner Maasai Mara eco-system. Many guests may opt to spend a few days in Mara Nyika combined with a stay at either Mara Expedition or Mara Plains Camp to get exposure to all three wildlife areas, namely the private Olare Motorogi and Naboisho Conservancies and Maasai Mara Reserve. Read More...

Wa Ale Island Resort

Wa Ale Island Resort View
With eleven luxury tents and three treetop villas, all with views over the sparkling waters of the Andaman Sea, the Wa Ale eco-resort blends sympathetic design with top notch service to create a sumptuous, yet remote, island escape. Lying on one of the 800 islands that make up the Mergui Archipelago, the Wa Ale Island Resort is a luxury eco-resort that takes inspiration from the breathtaking natural beauty of its surrounds to create an unassuming yet exclusive island retreat.With just 14 tents and villas dotted throughout the jungle foliage that fringes the white sands of the beach, the resort prides itself on leaving a minimal footprint on the natural environment. Its design echoes this eco-friendly ethos, with tented beach villas and stilted treetop villas, thatched in local materials.Nestled into the lush jungle, but with spectacular ocean views, the villas and tents mirror the beauty of the landscape, their natural materials and muted tones creating a calm, restful retreat and allowing the spellbinding beauty of the exterior to come to the fore.Despite its small size, Wa Ale boasts two dining options, with the Main Pavilion serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, while the River Cafe and Bar offers light meals and drinks, as well as special BBQ evenings. Read More...

Khwai Tented Camp

Khwai Tented Camp Moremi Relaxing
Khwai Tented Camp located on a beautiful site within this community-run concession on the eastern border of the Moremi Game reserve, on the banks of a lagoon flowing into the Khwai river, acts as a boundary between the reserve and the community area, offering visitors staying here several unique ways to experience Africa. Khwai Tented Camp has modern and spacious Serengeti-style tents, with stylish and comfortable interiors and private bathrooms with running water. The camp maintains a genuine safari camp feel. The camp comprises of 6 elegant tents perched on wooden decking overlooking the tranquil waters of the lagoon. The camp exudes the charm and aura of the old Africa in a new era, and provides a truly authentic African safari experience.

Besides the day-time drives which can feature Africa’s big attractions – lion, cheetah, leopard, wild dog, elephant, buffalo, hippo and giraffe – guests at Khwai Tented Camp are able to explore nature after sunset with a night drive. This activity, along with the guided walking safaris, is not usually permitted in the National Parks or Game reserves and allows guests to get an up-close and personal experience with some of Africa’s nocturnal and/or more elusive animals. Read More...