Kampala Serena Hotel

Situated on the rim of an ancient crater sits Kyaninga Lodge in Uganda, a wooden castle with gardens one would expect to grace an English country house. Guests are surrounded by the stunning atmosphere of Uganda’s Lake Kyaninga and the legendary Mountains of the Moon, perfectly poised for adventure. Kyaninga Lodge in Kibale National Park, Uganda is a tranquil, off-the-beaten-path gem carefully and contemplatively constructed entirely out of hand-carved and hand-placed timber—resulting in an unparalleled experience full of sweeping vistas and lavish amenities. Indeed, first impressions of Kyaninga Lodge are usually in response to its exceptional design and sheer scale. The lodge’s eight thatched cottages are built on raised platforms and connected by extensive wooden walkways. Inside, canopied and mosquito-netted beds boast the softest bed linens and feather pillows, and indoor sitting areas lead to private decks, the perfect spot for morning coffee with views of the lake and mountains. En suite bathrooms feature marble countertop basins set atop beautifully crafted Elgon Olive pedestals, claw footed freestanding baths, glass walled showers, and plenteous hot water from solar water heaters. Read More...

Hotel Quinta do Lago, Algarve

Conrad Algarve was named World’s Leading Luxury Leisure Resort 2018 at the World Travel Awards, and as you walk the palm-lined avenue leading to this exclusive hotel in the Quinta do Lago resort, you may feel as though you’ve stepped foot into an art gallery. The grand atrium-style lobby showcases exhibitions from local artists, and there’s a remarkable collection of paintings and sculptures – even the garage walls have some incredible graffiti by Portuguese street artists. The resort was built in the style of an 18th-Century Moorish palace but has a lovely relaxed vibe. There is a fire and water theme throughout and torch-lit fountains and pools create a dramatic effect. Take a shuttle to the nearby beach, enjoy Pilates on the terrace, lounge by the peaceful infinity pool or take a dip to experience its underwater music system. Families will love the spacious Sensations Pool with family cabanas, while children can enjoy their own kids’ pool and the ‘Little C Palace’ kids’ club with activities including face-painting and cooking classes. If you’re into golf, the world-famous Quinta do Lago Sul and Laranjal courses are right on your doorstep, while the exceptional Conrad Spa has a great selection of innovative treatments. Read More...

Hotel d’Angleterre, Geneva

In the heart of Geneva, the city’s first hotel – and still the first choice of world statesmen and global travellers – has been a landmark on the Rhone since 1834. Soon, as Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues, it will blend a revitalised sense of history with the essentials of today’s plasma-screen, broadband world – and warm, sophisticated, intuitive service. Located on Geneva’s best lakeside location overlooking the majestic Alps, right in the city center and only 4 km from Geneva International Airport. The Financial district and the shopping are just steps away.With enchanting views of the lake and the snow-capped Alps in the distance as well as the Old Town, Geneva’s first hotel remains the first choice of sophisticated travellers and world statesmen. Come and unwind from your day with a treatment at our rooftop Spa, and build connections with colleagues over Italian gastronomy at Michelin-starred Il Lago before retreating to your Pierre-Yves Rochon–designed room for a good night’s sleep. Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva blends a revitalized sense of history with warm and genuine personal service in the very heart of the city. Read More...

Beau-Rivage Genève

Conceived as a splendid and timeless lodge, set on ten lush acres on the shores of Lake Léman, La Réserve Genève is an urban resort that tells the story of a wonderful journey. It’s a dream haven, as warm as a home away from home, where one instantly feels at ease—whether nestled in a fawn leather club chair in front of the fireplace or relaxing near the outdoor swimming pool. Guests can enjoy sweeping views of the exterior from the spacious rooms and suites. Each infused with a unique air of subtle distinction, the 29 suites and 73 rooms of La Réserve Genève interpret the refined style of African lodges. All are generously sized and feature wide picture windows, and some lead onto a patio giving direct access to the grounds and the swimming pool. Read More...

Pestana Palace Lisboa

The Savoy Palace, with 352 rooms and 16 floors, dominates the harbour area of Madeira’s capital, Funchal. Interiors, which draw on the island’s cultural heritage and its rich landscape, comprise five restaurants, a vast spa and choice of swimming pools. Chic guestrooms crafted with high-end materials and featuring balconies from which to soak up the ocean views. More sweeping panoramas can be enjoyed from the rooftop lounge, terraced gardens, and multiple pools (including a spectacular infinity version, and one dedicated to kids). An array of stylish restaurants and bars, a world-class spa with hydrotherapy facilities, game rooms, a teahouse, and more make this both Madeira’s premier luxury lifestyle hub and an idyllic getaway, whether you want to explore the island from a convenient base or just lay low. Read More...

Interalpen Hotel Tyrol

Interalpen Hotel Tyrol Panorama Sunset
The Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol is located high above the Inn Valley. Surrounded by the magnificent mountain range of the Austrian Alps and close to the historic city of Innsbruck and the picturesque town of Seefeld, guests can embrace the beauty and rich culture of the region. The hotel is just a stone’s throw away from the Swarovski Crystal Worlds, Stams Monastery, and the famous fairy-tale-like Neuschwanstein Castle. Set in a forest and meadows, this is way more than another countryside hotel; it is a place where luxury meets nature, authentic culture, and hospitality. The spacious Alpine-style rooms are equipped with modern amenities and balconies, which offer scenic views of the unique mountain landscape. The hotel boasts an expansive spa with a panorama pool, a sauna village, a textile sauna world, an exclusive women’s spa, a private spa, and a wealth of treatments from which to choose. In short: it is the perfect base for wellness, regeneration, and outdoor adventures. Read More...

Althoff Grandhotel Schloss Bensberg, Cologne

Schloss Lieser is an historic castle dating from the 19th century beautifully restored in all its former glory and transformed into a luxury hotel and part of Marriott Autograph Collection Hotels. Nestled in the heart of the Moselle region, Schloss Lieser is distinguished by spectacular views on the Moselle river and the surrounding vineyards for which the region is well known for. Whether you are looking for the perfect getaway or to celebrate a special event, we welcome you at Schloss Lieser to experience a stay in our beautifully restored castle where you can enjoy facilities such as a typical wine cellar, a library, and a chapel. In addition to our restaurant and bar which offer you an authentic gastronomic journey, our Spa & Wellness area includes a fitness, indoor pool, sauna as well as various treatment rooms in order to get the perfect relaxed feeling you deserve. Read More...

Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria, Sorrento

Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria Panorama
The Excelsior Vittoria is a 5 star luxury hotel of exclusive style and elegance with its authentic interiors and furnishing. The hotel is located in Sorrento town center and sits on a high cliff with spectacular views over the Gulf of Naples with Mount Vesuvius. This is the same place where, the legend goes, the Roman Emperor Augustus had his own villa. Easy to recognise when arriving to Sorrento from the sea, the hotel’s three classic style Nineteenth century buildings are just above the town harbour. The property is surrounded by the lush greenery of a unique Mediterranean garden of 20,000 sqm where guests also find the Spa and pool area. Over the years, in its long history, the Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria was part of the Grand Tour and it has welcomed monarchs, politicians, artists and celebrities. Among the others, Richard Wagner, Enrico Caruso, Jack Lemmon, Marilyn Monroe, Luciano Pavarotti, Sophia Loren and Lucio Dalla have all appreciated the hotel’s elegance and its attentive service.  Read More...

Helvetia & Bristol, Florence

The Lungarno is the flagship hotel of Florentine fashion heir Leonardo Ferragamo’s Lungarno Collection and the most traditional of the group. It offers an unbeatable location in one of the most prime real estate spots in Florence, just steps from the Ponte Vecchio, five-star service, magnificent river views, and gourmet dining. A beautifully renovated mansion beside the Arno River, Hotel Lungarno brings together classic Florentine features and sleek, contemporary design. Inside, this boutique hotel’s signature blue hues and nautical touches have been brought firmly up to date by renowned interior designer Michele Bonan. Echoing its waterside surrounds while transporting you back to the Renaissance in style. Read More...

Lily of the Valley, Saint Tropez

When one of the world’s most famous chefs falls in love with one of France’s most picturesque villages, the result can only be La Bastide de Moustiers. After chancing upon Moustiers-Ste-Marie, Alain Ducasse promptly bought a secluded seven-room home, which he later turned into an inn and Michelin-starred restaurant. Complete with charming rooms, an idyllic garden, a shady terrace, and a serene pool area, the inn is more than worthy of an overnight, but guests really come here for the restaurant. The three- and four-course menus change depending on what’s fresh in La Bastide’s vegetable garden, but often include such delicacies as tomato sorbet, stuffed zucchini flowers, and seasonal ratatouille. Whether you sit in front of the majestic walnut fireplace in Le Salon Voyage en Asie, or amid local pottery in Le Salon des Arts Décoratifs, you’re in for a magical meal. The restaurant also features a room for private groups and a salon with a single table for couples, making it perfect for celebrating a special occasion. Read More...

Bless Hotel Ibiza

Much anticipated and off the beaten track, W Ibiza strikes a pose on the palm-fringed, sand-drenched beachfront of Santa Eulalia. As the only global brand on the island, the seasonal escape mixes the parallel realities of Ibiza with a magnetic pull that turns up the sass. This is where you get to stay and play with a brand that was made for the White Isle. Sun-kissed and diverse, Ibiza is more than an island, it’s a brand. This is where flower power meets club culture and myths, legends and nature amplify the compulsive, enigmatic spirit. As the third largest town, Santa Eulalia totally owns its relaxed pace and cosmopolitan attitude. Offering up a heady mix of local art galleries, trendy boutiques and amazing dining, alongside gorgeous beaches and dive-deep sea. Just 21km from Ibiza Airport, you can style it out among the chic marina and hotspots in no time. Read More...

Bless 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...