Gondwana Game Reserve, Garden Route

In a remote valley overlooking the Bushman’s River in the Eastern Cape, Settlers Drift is the newest luxe heavenly retreat in Kariega Game Reserve, which contains four other properties – Main Lodge, Ukhozi Lodge, River Lodge and The Homestead, each with its own character. Reached by boat or by the winding road that was carefully cleared with the aim of removing the fewest number of trees possible, this secluded pocket of the wildlife-rich Eastern Cape is as exclusive as it gets. There are just nine luxury tented suites, each with a beautiful modern design in a stunning setting, and game drives are more intimate. There are just six seats per vehicle, and you’ll have binoculars to share as well as blankets and ponchos to keep you warm on chilly morning drives.The lodge has spacious lounges, a bar and an outdoor fire pit on the viewing deck, offering plenty of opportunities to get to know your small number of fellow guests. At meals, the wine is free-flowing and you can expect an exceptional level of service that’s both attentive and relaxed. If you can peel yourself away from your luxurious tented suite, there’s an infinity pool for afternoon laps, a wine cellar and a sala for decadent spa treatments. Each opulent tented suite is completely private; they’ve been spaced out at around 100 metres from one another so you’ll feel like you have the place to yourself. They have a large bedroom, living area and en suite under its billowing tented roof. There’s an open-plan bathroom with a bath and semi-outdoor rain shower and a a well-stocked minibar and a log burner for cosy nights in. With the tented sides easily lifted, you can enjoy the wonders of the African bush from the indulgent surrounds of your room. As the sun sets and the nocturnal wildlife of the plains begin to stir, step out on deck to listen to the sounds of the Kariega Game Reserve by night. Read More...

Castille Paris

Hotel Lutetia is an iconic landmark situated in the vibrant Saint-Germain-des-Prés area of Paris and the only luxury grand hotel on the city’s Left Bank. Originally opened in 1910, the building’s design was a daring move from art nouveau to the emerging style of art deco. The Lutetia delivers an authentic Parisian experience and has been at the heart of the local community for more than 100 years. The hotel now features an eclectic mix of restaurants, bars and lounges throughout the historical ground floor including the return of the Lutetia Brasserie under the supervision of three Michelin starred chef Gerald Passedat. Unique to the area, Akasha Holistic Wellbeing Centre, is Lutetia’s 700 sqm/7,500 sqft spa dedicated to wellbeing and fitness featuring a 17m swimming pool bathed in natural daylight. Read More...

Pure Salt Port Adriano, Mallorca

PROPERTY HIGHLIGHTS: Discover the majestic and elegant Castillo Hotel Son Vida, high above Palma de Mallorca in the estate of Son Vida. Built in the 13th century, surrounded by subtropical lush gardens and incomparable views of the Bay of Palma, this enchanting castle invites you to dream. Its 164 rooms and suites, are ensconced within [...] Read More...

Altis Avenida Hotel, Lisbon

The revival of the Grande Dame! Situated in the Algarve’s eastern most corner, nestled across the river from Spain, Grand House is a stunning Belle Époque hotel, a revived Grand Dame, becoming the first 5 -star hotel in the historical town of Vila Real de Santo António. Curl up with a book in one of the hotel’s nooks, linger in the cosy library and embark on a journey back in time. Honouring the hotel’s rich history, the 30 rooms & suites boast an array of period details, including intricate molding, antique pieces & glamorous crystal chandeliers. With an eclectic style suited to the taste of the Twenties, the hotels décor is an elegant transition between Art Nouveau & Classical Composition with a Colonial touch. At Grand House, you will be immersed in an alchemy of flavours celebrating the land, the sun and sea with superb, organic, locally sourced food. Embark on a culinary journey through Portuguese culture, guided by an effortless five-star service in a relaxed but aspirational atmosphere. Read More...

L’oscar Hotel London

Loscar Hotel London Suite
A designer, baroque boutique beauty in the heart of London – fresh from the Condé Nast Traveler Hot List 2018, Hideaway Report’s Editor’s Choice Awards 2019 & Sunday Times 2019 – Best Hotel in London accolades, L’oscar London welcomes you to an exquisite boutique experience in the city’s exclusive Holborn neighbourhood, close to Soho, the West End, and Convent Garden. Set in a fantastically restored former church, its 19th-century Baroque architecture is as gorgeous as its theatrical interior – a glamorous mix of elegance, decadence, and whimsy from celebrated French décorateur and architect Jacques Garcia. Sip a cocktail at the glowing onyx bar. Relax by the original Doulton fireplaces. Dine in the opulent restaurant and enjoy a modern stay in a historic masterpiece. The hotel’s elevated bohemian ambiance of lavish elegance is ideal for a stay near London’s famous West End. The royal hues of purple, red, blue, and gold mix with romantic lighting, peacock feathers, and back-lit bookshelves for an intoxicating allure. This architectural gem was built as the Baptist Church’s London headquarters, with beauty befitting the Edwardian Free Baroque age and now restored as a 5 star hotel by master craftsmen from around the globe. Read More...

Old Course Hotel, St Andrews, Scotland

Old Course Hotel St Andrews Sunset
On the iconic 17th hole of the Old Course, overlooking the sandy shores of Fife, Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa is a dreamy European retreat, whether golf is part of your life or simply a passing pleasure. The hotel has a true sense of classic grandeur, with interiors designed by legendary architect Jacques Garcia, combining contemporary style with traditional Scottish décor. The hotel has breathtaking views of the famous Road Hole and the closing Tom Morris 18th hole as well as of tiny stone Swilcan Bridge, where all the champions have posed for photographs. Moreover, with the warm Scottish welcome and the subsequent specialty of personalized service, it is easy to see how the hotel won its AA Five Red Star status. Step into “The Home of Golf,” guided by the best golfing concierges in the area, ready to organize tee times, rent equipment, and schedule lessons at the Golf Academy. Afterward, recharge at the luxury spa, with its refreshing ice fountain, swimming pool, hydrotherapy pool, and steam room. Read More...

Myconian Naia

Myconian Naia Mykonos Pool Suite
Minimalist yet sumptuous, and close to Mykonos Town, Myconian Naia is a serene, adults-only luxe hilltop hideaway. With panoramic views over the Aegean Sea, Myconian Naia’s 18 palatial suites, some with private pools, all face west, in line for some of the most spectacular sunsets in Greece. Molecular Mediterranean cuisine and handcrafted cocktails are served in a setting where designer furnishings of deceptive simplicity combine with pitch-perfect service to create the ultimate island retreat.  Tranquil and lavish are the bywords of a vacation at Myconian Naia. The softest sun loungers and the dreamiest views are just some of the highlights you can expect at the hotel, leaving you feeling relaxed, refreshed, and pampered. Read More...

Nobu Hotel Barcelona

Nobu Hotel Barcelona Restaurant
Prepare to be enchanted. The magic of Barcelona meets the iconic spirit of Nobu Hotels. A luxury lifestyle experience designed for the sophisticated traveler. The stylish hotel offers 259 sleek and spacious guest rooms and suites, thoughtfully tailored meeting and event spaces, the world-class Nobu Restaurant, and Nobu Sake Bar – a Japanese inspired tapas bar – along with panoramic views of the city and the sea. Secluded from the busy streets of Barcelona, the hotel is located close to the charming neighbourhood of Eixample giving guests a genuinely Catalan feel of the city. Located near Plaza de España and just a mere stroll away from high-speed rail links and conference center Fira de Barcelona, guests also have quick access to the Montjuic Olympic area, the cruise ship terminal and Barcelona – El Prat International airport. Most points of interest in the city can be reached within 10 minutes by car or public transport. Naturally organic materials blended with refined Japanese nuances craft your urban respite while capturing the vibrant energy and colorful character of Barcelona. Stay at Nobu Hotel, your ultimate playground among design hotels in the city. Read More...

Paramount Dubai Hotel

Paramount Hotel Dubai
The glory of the golden age has rolled out its red carpet. This time, exclusively for you. Inspired by the rich history of Paramount Pictures, our hotel is set centre stage in the heart of Dubai’s Dubai’s dynamic Business Bay district amidst awe-inspiring skyscrapers, boutique shopping malls and theatrical dancing fountains. A grand setting, awaiting your arrival. With Hollywood-themed rooms, Californian inspired cuisine and unequivocal entertainment, it’s time to script your own story at the Paramount Hotel Dubai. Brimming with history, stories and glamor, the Paramount Hotel Dubai offers tantalizing cuisine, flawless service and creative flair. Explore the west-coast way of life at the Californian inspired café, pick your poison at the speakeasy, unleash your mischievous side at the chocolate lab and indulge in a seductive sundowner by the Malibu pool deck. Read More...

Amerikalinjen Hotel, Oslo

Amerikalinjen Hotel Oslo
Chart a course to the best of Oslo with a stay at Amerikalinjen, a historical landmark and architecturally stunning boutique hotel in one of the city’s most vibrant and artistic neighborhoods. Built in 1919 as offices for the Norwegian America Line that transported locals across the Atlantic to the New World, it has been transformed into a modern-day marvel with beautiful accommodations, delicious dining, a chic jazz club, upscale amenities, stellar service, and a prime location for you to launch new adventures. Situated in one of the most vibrant and culturally rich areas of Oslo, all that the city has to offer is only a stone’s throw away. Whilst we protect the hotel’s rich history, we offer a modern, tailored travel experience. Read More...

The Beaumont Hotel, London

The Beaumont Hotel Exterior
The Beaumont is an independent, privately-owned five star hotel. Grand in style yet warm and welcoming, The Beaumont is elegant and intimate, its classic design inspired by the great Art Deco hotels of the 1920s. Superbly located on a quiet Mayfair square the award-winning 73-room recaptures the luxurious spirit of a bygone age, with a much-praised, personal style of service. It offers a traditional Grill Room – The Colony, an American Bar, a Resident’s Bar, a private dining room, and a gymnasium and spa with hammam, as well as “Room”, an inhabitable sculpture by Sir Antony Gormley. Read More...

Schlosshotel Berlin by Patrick Hellmann

Schlosshotel Berlin by Patrick Hellmann
Discover the most exclusive five-star urban retreat in Berlin. Situated in the heart of the upscale Grunewald residential area, Schlosshotel Berlin by Patrick Hellmann offers a refined sanctuary for discerning business and leisure travelers seeking to escape the downtown hustle and bustle. The hotel’s artworks and interior design by Patrick Hellmann, combined with the elegance of its 100 years of history and exceptional service, provide each guest with an experience unrivaled in Germany. Built in 1911 in the 18th century Renaissance style of the French palaces, this architectural masterpiece boasts breathtaking views of an idyllic garden from individually styled guest rooms and suites. Read More...