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...

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...

Palacio Estoril Golf And Spa Hotel

Palacio Estoril Hotel Golf and Spa Pool
The Hotel Palácio Estoril is one of Europe’s great hotels which has been enchanting successive generations of guests from the four corners of the globe since 1930. Its long existence is intertwined with the history of Europe and the world and with changing attitudes. Now, in the 21st century, the Palácio is still grand but at the same time is a completely renovated, up-to-date hotel with modern facilities that manages to be welcoming and cosy despite its grandeur. Located in the heart of Estoril, just 20 minutes from the centre of Lisbon, the Palácio is a five star hotel set in beautiful gardens and with outstanding views over Estoril and the Bay of Cascais. The 191 rooms come in several styles and sizes, with desks, armoires, nightstands, and bed frames that vary quite a bit from room to room. Palacio Estoril Hotel Golf & Spa’s restaurant is open for dinner, offering guests a pleasant dining experience near their room. In the evening, guests are welcome to relax in the comfortable lounge bar. A wide selection of dining options are also found in the area. The hotel is conveniently located for discovering Cascais with Casino Estoril within walking distance. Belem Tower and Jeronimos Monastery are an easy car ride away. The Estoril Wellness Center has a gym with cardio and weight-training equipment as well as steam rooms. The Asian-inspired Banyan Tree Spa offers massages, facials, and fitness classes such as yoga and pilates. A Turkish bath, a sauna, a hydrotherapy pool, and a hot tub are also available to spa guests. Read More...

Le Tahaa Island Resort And Spa

Le Tahaa Island Resort and Spa Pool
Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa is an elegant resort and a member of the prestigious Relais & Châteaux Collection. Located thirty minutes by boat from the island of Raiatea, this luxury hotel is situated on a small, private islet with spectacular views of Taha’a and Bora Bora and easy access to an extraordinary coral garden. Each overwater bungalow features a large deck with privacy enclosure, while the beach villas feature their own secluded courtyard with plunge pools hidden behind rock walls. Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa is a world of its own. Set on beautiful Motu Tautau, a private islet looking onto the lush shores of Taha’a on one side and the majestic silhouette of Bora Bora on the other, our intimate resort offers 58 remarkable suites and villas inspired by timeless traditional Polynesian architecture and style. At the center of Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa is an impressive lobby resembling an outrigger canoe. The building extends two stories and features a wooden staircase leading to the resort’s main bar and two restaurants. The more casual dining option, Le Vanille, provides a fabulous setting with tables arranged on an outdoor terrace beneath the trees. The infinity pool, lunchtime restaurant, poolside bar, tennis courts and spa reside on the other end of the resort, away from the vicinity of the bungalows, for optimum peace and privacy should you choose to remain in your own private oasis during the day. Read More...

Jao Camp, Okavango Delta

Jao Camp Pool
Jao Camp is a luxury safari lodge in the heart of the Okavango Delta. With just nine superior thatched cottages, each with its own veranda, Jao Camp is the perfect destination for excellent game viewing and a uniquely sophisticated safari experience. Located on a remote island in the Okavango Delta, Jao prides itself on exclusivity and first-class game viewing opportunities. The nine thatched tented cottages are individually handcrafted and built under a canopy of shady trees, raised off the ground to enhance the wonderful views that surround the camp. Spacious open rooms with rolltop baths add a feeling of romance and Jao is a justifiably popular destination for honeymooners. Aside from game drives, activities include massage treatments from the full-time resident therapist, relaxation in the two plunge pools, fishing, walking and game viewing by boat or mokoro (traditional dugout canoe). During an unusually high flood season, game drives begin by boating out to a nearby Hunda Island where the vehicles are waiting, and the drive begins from there. Huge herds of red lechwe can be seen, followed by their primary predator – prides of lion. Other game typical of Botswana include elephant, buffalo, leopard, tsessebe, zebra and wildebeest, hippo and crocodile. Many bird species are resident such as Meyer’s Parrot, African Harrier Hawk, Black egret, Coppery-tailed Coucal, Malachite Kingfisher, Hamerkop and Black Crake being some of the avian treasures found at Jao Camp. Read More...

Pine Cliffs, A Luxury Collection Resort, Algarve

Located atop the dramatic red Algarvian cliffs that overlook the Atlantic Ocean, Pine Cliffs, A Luxury Collection Resort, Algarve affords a privileged position, with views spanning the soft sand beaches, elegant pine forests and abundant indigenous flora. A secluded haven in southern Portugal, this award-winning resort provides a refined and alluring lifestyle. Renowned for its natural beauty and biodiversity, alongside a rich heritage and vibrant culture, this stretch of coast is a fascinating place. With their extensive local knowledge, The Luxury Collection Concierge as today’s foremost destination authority is dedicated to guiding guests in unlocking unique aspects of the Algarve. Private tours can be organized and secret treasures uncovered to create an enriching stay. The resort accommodates a number of high-end properties including, Pine Cliffs Hotel, Pine Cliffs Residence and Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites – each a member of The Luxury Collection, they seek to define the destination in their own unique way. As one of Europe’s leading family destinations, Pine Cliffs exceeds expectations with its array of watersports, Health & Fitness Club, 9-hole Pine Cliffs Golf & Country Club and Annabel Croft Tennis Academy, with five floodlit tennis courts and a padel court. For younger guests there is the Junior Club for 8 to 13 year-olds and Porto Pirata Kid’s Club with its lifelike pirate ship and 7,000m2 children’s village for 6 month to 8 year olds. Read More...

Sofitel Paris Le Faubourg

Sofitel Paris le Faubourg Lobby View
Our 5-star hotel, close to the Champs-Élysées, the Louvre, Place de la Concorde and the luxury boutiques of the Saint-Honoré district, is the perfect address for a stylish and elegant stay at the heart of Paris. The hotel has 148 rooms (including 45 luxury suites and an apartment) designed with sophisticated couture style. Discover also the latest lifestyle trends at the Bar du Faubourg and enjoy the romantic Blossom restaurant with its secret garden. In the heart of Paris, between the highly elegant Faubourg Saint-Honoré and the mythical Champs-Elysées avenue, experience a fashion show atmosphere. You will be charmed by the designer Didier Gomez’ signature and his glamourous vision of the Parisian style, inspired by Haute Couture. Read More...

Fairmont Quasar Istanbul

Hotel Fairmont Quasar Istanbul Hotel Pool View
Rising over the slopes of the Bosphorus, surveying centuries of history, yet silhouetted against the modern skyline of Istanbul, the Fairmont heritage of distinction and style comes to Istanbul, fusing with the city’s storied history and traditions to bring guests an exceptional experience in the heart of one of the world’s most talked about destinations. The hotel is adjacent to a refurbished 1930s-era liquor factory — originally designed by famous French architect Robert Mallet-Stevens — and gets its interior design inspiration from the building’s industrial function as well as its distinctive art deco trappings. For guests seeking a true luxury hotel in Istanbul, Fairmont Quasar Istanbul is at once in touch with this fabulous city’s storied past and part of its dynamic future. Offering sophisticated travelers 209 guest rooms, including 25 suites and 40 Fairmont Gold rooms, with additional 64 Fairmont Residences along with a diverse selection of restaurants and bars serving everything from elegantly crafted cocktails to exquisitely authentic Turkish cuisine. With 2,000 square meters (21,520 sq.ft.) of meeting and event space, Fairmont Quasar Istanbul is ideal for meetings, special events and lavish weddings , while the luxurious Willow Stream Spa and state-of-the-art gym are the perfect places to relax and revitalize. Read More...

Le Massif, Courmayeur

Le Massif Courmayeur Italy Exterior View
Located near the Via Roma shopping area in the center of Courmayeur, the eco-friendly Le Massif offers rooms and suites, all with a modern-Alpine aesthetic and windows framing spectacular views. In addition to its highly professional wellness offerings and full-day Kids Clubs, the hotel and its chalet—situated on the slopes of Mont Blanc—are ideally located for enjoying the mountains, whether that’s hiking during the summer or skiing in the winter; during the latter season, enjoy the services of a ski concierge and ski butler. Epicures will love Le Massif’s dining options, which include a gourmet restaurant as well as a steakhouse and grill at the main hotel. La Loge du Massif at the chalet—a perfect place for après-ski entertainment—serves traditional mountain cuisine. Also at the chalet, guests will find a bar, the Panino boutique, and a ski club with open-air lounge areas and private ski lockers. Read More...

Bagni di Pisa, Tuscany

Bagni di Pisa Exterior
For centuries, the thermal waters flowing from the depths of San Giuliano Terme have been appreciated for their healing properties. As a favourite of the Etruscans and the Romans, as well as the Medici family, the hot springs of Pisa rose to fame in 1743 when the Grand Duke of Tuscany, Francis Stephen of Lorraine, decided to build his summer spa residence here. Over the years, Bagni di Pisa has regained it glamour and splendour, due to a series of renovations and restorations that brought new life to architecture, frescoes, vaults and marbles, which make up an integral part of our wellness treatments. Refurbishments were carried out on the the Levante Hot Springs, which now offer traditional and innovative treatments using thermal waters. Today, Bagni di Pisa is splendid 5 start spa resort in Tuscany, where you can enjoy a refreshing variety of thermal spa services, as well as health and weight-loss programs, relaxation therapies and beauty treatments. Read More...