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Formentera, Balearic Islands, Spain

Teranka is a new sanctuary, set on a protected, beachside estate, on the magical island of Formentera. Full of light and enriched with contemporary art, the 35 rooms and suites in the three buildings Mar, Tierra and Cielo, radiate a refined simplicity that is the essence of Formentera.

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Masseria Moroseta
Masseria Moroseta
Ostuni, Puglia, Italy

Crossing the country roads, surrounded by spectacular olive trees, you will reach Masseria Moroseta, the white stone farmhouse that stands proudly on the ridge, overlooking the sea and Ostuni.
 Built with local materials and traditional techniques, modern architecture is influenced by the Masserie of the past. Immersed in five hectares of organically managed olive groves, the Masseria is an enclave of relaxation and rural simplicity.

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Naturhotel Leitlhof
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San Candido, Dolomites, Italy

Amongst the most striking peaks in the Alps, the Dolomites in South Tyrol are top contenders with their '3 Zinnen' mountains (otherwise known as 'Three Peaks' or 'Tre Cime di Lavaredo'). In 2009, they became a UNESCO World Heritage site receiving further protection for their beauty and rich climate (wine and agriculture are competitive with Provence). Right in the heart of this mountain paradise, you will find one of Europe’s rare carbon-neutral hotels, generating all of its power and heat. Sustainability at its peak. The property even has its farm at Mühlhof with a herd of Angus cattle.

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San Genesio, Bolzano, South Tyrol, Italy

Hotel Saltus, with its 28 rooms, is located directly on the edge of the forest at an altitude of 1,100 meters above sea level – high in the mountains, yet only 8km from Bolzano/Bozen. In keeping with their vision of “living nature because we are nature”, the owners have been offering a platform for authentic, environmentally conscious relaxation with our Forest Spa, Sky Pools, hiking gallery, yoga, forest bathing, relaxation techniques, and more since August 2019.

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Parco dei Sesi
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Parco dei Sesi
Pantelleria, Italy

Parco dei Sesi is a vast property in the heart of the archaeological Sesi Park on the island of Pantelleria, which overlooks the sunset and Africa at just 200 meters from the sea. Black volcanic stone architecture seamlessly integrated into the landscape, surrounded by an environment filled with history and natural beauty, secular traditions, and rhythms of slow living blend to create a powerful environment protected from mass tourism.

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Montefollonico, Tuscany, Italy

Lupaia is an ancient Italian country estate dating back to 1622. Laid out like a tiny village, there are a lot of hidden spots and angles to explore. With just 12 rooms and suites, a restaurant, and a pool, Lupaia lies in the middle of the Tuscan countryside, in the world-renowned wine region of Montepulciano.

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Cradled in the foothills of the Franschhoek mountains is Sterrokopje, a biodiverse farm with scattered sanctuaries that is designed to regenerate earth, body, and soul. Guided by ancestral wisdom and a conscious way of living, this luxurious hotel is a haven of tranquility spread across 50 acres of farmland. Guests can choose from different lengths of ‘journeys’ that range from two to seven days long.
Franschhoek mountains, South Africa
From €680 / night
My Arbor
My Arbor is a tree hotel, built on stilts, high up in the tops of the surrounding trees. A refuge on the tree-covered mountainside of the Plose, in the middle of nature and just 10 minutes from Brixen (Bressanone) in South Tyrol. As the hotel name suggests, the My Idea plays an essential role. My Arbor guests are invited to find what often comes up short in hectic everyday life: time for themselves and the greatest possible freedom for their own rhythm. Guests can design their time individually: Breakfast until noon. Swimming after sunset. Yoga or hiking. Massage or skiing. Culture in the bishop's town of Brixen. Biking or shopping.
Bressanone, South Tyrol, Dolomites, Italy
From €396 / night
Naturhotel Tannerhof
The Tannerhof is a place without frills - substantial, unconventional, and easy-going. The hotel is like a small village, situated on a slope with a panoramic view of the Leitzach Valley and the Wendelstein, nestled between mountains and lakes. Founded in 1905, the 4th generation family-run hotel operates living close to nature and holistic approaches focusing on health from organic gourmet cuisine and therapeutic fasting, to sustainable living.
Bayrischzell, Bavaria, Germany
From €270 / night
Tillingham is set amongst 70 acres of rolling hills and woodlands with far-reaching views along the Tillingham River valley, close to the fortified, lively hilltop town of Rye, East Sussex, across to the sea, and close by the Romney salt marshes beyond. 'Well-situated' they would say.
Rye, East Sussex, United Kingdom
From €200 / night
In the foothills of southern Bavaria’s Allgäu Alps, you will find ROSSO, surrounded by lush meadows, gentle rolling hills and beautiful forests — all soundtracked by the soft peal of cowbells. A red farmhouse that feels more refuge than hotel, guests sleep in three cosy apartments that encourage cooking and spending time together.
Altusried, Allgäu, Bavaria, Germany
From €220 / night
Fuchsegg Eco Lodge
The Fuchsegg Eco Lodge is embedded in a gentle landscape of alpine meadows, hills, mountains, and forests in the Bregenzerwald region in Western Austrian. It inspires with a wonderful relaxation and wellness area, five different lodging types, and a culinary concept focused on local and seasonal cuisine.
Egg, Bregenzerwald, Austria
From €450 / night
Finca La Donaira
Finca La Donaira is an eco-retreat of discreet luxury, an organic farm and equestrian center located on the top of the Andalusian Serranía de Ronda, in southern Spain. Offering accommodation in just nine individually-designed rooms; friendly and professional service; state-of-the-art facilities including a spa; and an infinite list of tailor-made activities from horse riding and wellness to music festivals and wedding celebrations.
Serranía de Ronda, Andalucia, Spain
From €880 / night
Roncolo 1888
Located in the heart of Emilia Romagna, Italy’s foodie and motor valleys, Roncolo 1888 is a century-old Borgo surrounded by 130 hectares of organic land. For many years, it served as the private residence of noble families and now, having undergone sensitive restoration to preserve its heritage, Roncolo 1888 is a stunning hideaway in the Emilian countryside — and the very essence of elegant hospitality.
Emilia-Romagna, Italy
From €285 / night
Forestis Dolomites
Forestis is located in a densely wooded area, 1,800 m above sea level, with an unparalleled view of the Dolomites. The area’s unique and outstanding natural character had already prompted the Austrian monarchy to establish a tuberculosis sanatorium at precisely this special site. Read on below about the vibrant culinary offerings, the medicinal history of the site, and what not to miss at the property.
Bressanone, Dolomites, South Tyrol, Italy
From €695 / night
Atto Suites
Atto Suites is a feast for architect lovers: Warm, reduced to the essentials, and very woody. Equipped with the best the region has to offer and a unique Farm-to-table concept, this property is not to be missed in summer or winter. The designs, craftsmanship, and facade are unlike any other property in the area, yet fit seamlessly into its setting - one that you won't forget with the mesmerizing mountain views.
San Candido, Dolomites, Italy
From €300 / night
La Valise San Miguel De Allende
Set in the colonial-style San Miguel de Allende, fast becoming one of Mexico’s most desirable destinations, La Valise marries old-world elegance with contemporary design. Classic architecture hides the oases within, including six handsome suites and an enviable rooftop. Its polychromatic spaces highlight Mexican craft and Aztec symbolism, as well as the incredible surrealist art of Pedro Friedeberg, which is embedded into many of its walls.
San Miguel De Allende, Mexico
From €400 / night
Biohotel Rupertus
A certified hotel, Rupertus is guided by the philosophy of a climate-neutral lifestyle. Set in the beautiful Salzburg Alps, it is a family-run affair with organic cuisine, wellness offerings to soothe the soul, and the ideal getaway for relaxation in both summer and winter.
Leogang, Salzburg Alps, Austria
From €278 / night
In the middle of the UNESCO World Heritage Site stands the ICARO, a retreat and energy oasis. Since 1936 ICARO has overlooked and lovingly guarded the Seiser Alm/Alpe di Siusi at 1,900m above sea level. From the Cir peaks over the Langkofel/Sasso Lungo to the Kesselkogel/Catinaccio d’Antermoia and on to the Schlern/Sciliar. The interior of the new ICARO convinces with contemporary, inspiring, and surprising elements. In the rooms and the suites, in the restaurant and at the bar, as well as in the pool and spa areas, unexpected new designs come as a surprise.
Alpe di Siusi, Dolomites, Italy
From €270 / night
Coombeshead Farm
Set amongst 66 acres of meadows, woodland and oak-lined streams, Coombeshead Farm is a guesthouse and working farm offering glorious isolation and farmhouse comforts in the heart of Cornwall’s rural countryside.
Launceston, Cornwall, United Kingdom
From €170 / night
Il Borro
Situated in the heart of Tuscany, Il Borro is a century-old hamlet surrounded by 1.100 hectares of organic land. Thanks to meticulous restoration that began in 1993 it has been restored to its former glory and now stands as the custodian of tradition, culture, and sustainability and today speaks for the most elegant Tuscan hospitality.
Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy
From €380 / night
Naturhotel Forsthofgut
Four hundred years of history and family tradition have created strong roots for the Naturhotel Forsthofgut. A nature hotel and spa oasis steeped in Austrian nature, this retreat sits at the foot of the craggy Leogang Mountains and is a temple of relaxation. Every detail at this hotel is very special.
Leogang, Salzburg Alps, Austria
From €400 / night
Set above the Swiss ski resort of Crans-Montana at an altitude of 2112m, the Chetzeron marries alpine minimalism with breathtaking views over the highest peaks in the Alps. A former gondola lift station and restaurant, it was transformed into a hotel in 2014 and enjoys a secluded location, affording moments of peacefulness and relaxation.
Crans Montana, Switzerland
From €480 / night
Zannier Hotels Le Chalet
A five-minute walk from the center of Megève, you will find the Zannier family’s Alpine outpost, luxuriously spread across three Savoie-style chalets. Once a gastronomic restaurant owned by the French chef Marc Veyrat, Le Chalet now comprises 12 suites and a slick spa, open during both winter and summer.
Megève, France
From €520 / night
Masseria Dagilupi
Masseria Dagilupi is an old olive mill, renovated as a charming guest house and surrounded by thousand-year-old olive trees between Ostuni and the Adriatic Sea. With spacious rooms, large bathrooms, and minimalist decoration at the best of Italian design, they offer another way to enjoy life in Puglia. At the crossroads of Salento and the Itria Valley, come and enjoy this hidden gem.
Ostuni, Puglia, Italy
From €280 / night
Finca Legado
Finca Legado is a vibrant, adults-only country getaway for those who appreciate the luxury of simple things, coziness, hospitality, grandeur, and style. It was opened in June 2018, and owned and dreamed up by two creatives, Andi Lackner and Andreas Oberkanins, from Austria. with a great love for the rural countryside and its authentic Ibicencan vegetation, food, and design.
Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Spain
From €280 / night
Jonkmanshof is a private country escape, nestled in the small, picturesque Klein Karoo town of Montagu. The Cape Dutch-style heritage house, with its captivating mountain views and manicured farm gardens, harmoniously shares its fully restored original interiors with 18th-century Cape furniture and contemporary South African art.
Montagu, South Africa
From €130 / night
Located in the UNESCO World heritage site of the Dolomites, the boutique Schgaguler hotel is the centrepiece of town in Castelrotto (Katelruth), one of the five villages that make up the Alpe di Siusi (Seiser Alm), Europe’s largest mountain plateau. After extensive renovations, Tobias and his family reopened in 2020.
Castelrotto, Alpe di Siusi, Dolomites, Italy
From €320 / night
Azienda Agricola Mandranova
Mandranova, farm, and resort, located on the hills of Palma di Montechiaro in the province of Agrigento, not far from the archaeological site of the “Valle dei Templi” and the sea, is a perfect hideaway with a garden of palm trees and African plants. They offer a stay of well-being and tranquillity in the rustic simplicity of the ancient farmhouse and the renovated rooms of an old train station and an old winery. The “Gebbia”, formerly used for agricultural irrigation, has been transformed into a small but beautiful swimming pool where you can cool off from the heat of the summer.
Palma di Montechiaro, Sicily, Italy
From €180 / night
Hôtel National des Arts et Métiers
Between le Marais and Montorgueil, the hotel offers the experience of a timeless art of living. An inspiring and unique addition to the busting neighborhood in which it sits, the Hotel National des Arts et Métiers is a feat of modern architecture and innovative design hidden behind a classic Haussmannian facade. The 66-room establishment, restaurant, and bar have been realized using the noblest materials crafted by artisans in the tradition of French savoir-faire.
Paris, France
From €230 / night
The Fife Arms
Dating back to 1856, The Fife Arms is a beloved landmark in the village of Braemar, home of the Highland Games. Under its new owners, Iwan and Manuela Wirth (yes that Wirth, of Hauser & Wirth Gallery), the hotel has been given a meticulous craft restoration and museum-worthy walls, reviving the splendor of the former coaching inn and once again establishing it as a hotel for the Highlands, touting many of the collectors' pieces for your enjoyment.
Braemar, Highlands, Scotland
From €420 / night
La Pescaia Resort
Nestled in the heart of the Tuscan Maremma, La Pescaia Resort is a piece of authentic rural patrician history brought back to life, through a conservative restoration very respectful of the genius loci. An elegant example of a nineteenth-century villa farm, one of the few remaining in the area, with a past that refers to the family of Pia Tolomei. La Pescaia Resort is a paradise protected by over six thousand ancient olive trees, pristine forests, and hidden paths for lovers of walking and of the horseback riding.
Maremma, Tuscany, Italy
From €220 / night
Castello di Vicarello
Castello di Vicarello is a 12th-century castle turned estate country retreat nestled in the untouched region of Maremma with sweeping views over rolling hills facing the Tyrrhenian Sea. Castello di Vicarello offers a choice of eight creatively appointed suites, two swimming pools, two kitchen gardens, and exquisite terraces surrounded by 40 hectares of vineyards and olive groves - where guests can also experience massage treatments set in pure Tuscan nature.
Maremma, Tuscany, Italy
From €550 / night
Principe di Salina
Principe di Salina Boutique is a jewel on Salina Island, in the heart of the Aeolian Islands. The breathtaking views of Stromboli, Panarea, and the limitless Aeolian Sea set the tone for your stay — an oasis of refinement in a rugged natural setting. Each of the 14 rooms is elegantly appointed and features a private terrace overlooking the picturesque landscape and sea.
Salina, Aeolian Islands, Italy
From €220 / night
Zannier Hotels Omaanda
Composed of ten huts inspired by traditional Owambo architecture, Omaanda is an exceptionally appealing lodge, whose discrete elegance and timeless appeal take you on an unforgettable journey. Discover the singular beauty of the Namibian savannah, in the very heart of a private animal reserve of over 9,000 hectares surrounding the capital Windhoek. Omaanda owes its name to its exceptional situation, lying right in the heart of a private animal reserve, the Zannier Reserve by N/a’an ku sê.
Namibia, Africa
From €550 / night
Zannier Hotels Sonop
Zannier Hotels Sonop is a luxurious tented camp nestled at the Southern extremity of the Namib desert, in the Hardap region. Designed as a refined British colonial experience from the 1920s, this out-of-the-ordinary lodge offers a perfect retreat in a stunning panoramic desert landscape. Constructed on top of boulders, the ten spacious tents aim to offer a unique journey through time.
Namibia, Africa
From €600 / night
Thyme is an English country destination, nestled in the heart of the Cotswold village of Southrop. An enclosed collection of restored historic buildings form a peaceful hamlet environment, a ‘village within a village,’ that epitomizes the understated & natural beauty of the surrounding area. A sustainable ethos is rooted in the kitchen garden & farm, ensuring a gentle footprint in the local and global landscape. Offering hotel rooms, cottages, cookery school classes, spa facilities, tithe barn dining for celebrations & corporate events, cocktail bar, restaurant, village pub, and gardens.
Gloucestershire, Cotswolds, United Kingdom
From €390 / night


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