Hotel Il Pellicano
Hotel Il Pellicano
Porto Ercole, Tuscan Coast, Italy

This iconic luxury boutique hotel in Porto Ercole is a familiar romantic getaway for discerning guests all over the world and those seeking exclusive weekend breaks from Rome, on the Tuscan Coast.

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Hotel Jungfrau Wengernalp
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Hotel Jungfrau Wengernalp
Wengen, Switzerland

The Hotel Jungfrau stands on its own at Wengernalp, at a height of 1900 surrounded by a world of peace and tranquillity. This traditional family-run hotel, originating from the 19th century, has been lovingly restored and modernized in several stages, and by today’s standards is considered one of the most charming hotels in the Alps which is especially attractive to families with its pure mountain air. The Wengernalp train station and Jungfrau railway are conveniently reached and winter sports enthusiasts can get to the chairlifts after only a brief descent.

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Berghoferin Fine Hotel & Hideaway
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Berghoferin Fine Hotel & Hideaway
Redagno, South Tyrol, Italy

Berghoferin Fine Hotel & Hideaway is a private estate and hidden gem, offering just 13 beautifully appointed suites in a secluded and refined setting. Tucked away at an elevation of 1,500 meters, surrounded by rolling hills, lush meadows, and dense forests at the base of the striking Corno Bianco and Corno Nero peaks, this hotel offers breathtaking views of the southfacing mountain panorama. Escape the noise and chaos of city life and bask in the peaceful tranquility of nature.

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Moltrasio, Lake Como, Italy

Created in the 18th century as a place of the heart on Lake Como for friends, for love and leisure, for the pleasures of the table and the Italian art of dolce far niente, Passalacqua is that same place of wonder today.

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Schloss Elmau Luxury Spa Retreat & Cultural Hideaway
Pay 4 Nights, Stay 5
Schloss Elmau Luxury Spa Retreat & Cultural Hideaway
Krün, Bavaria, Germany

Schloss Elmau in the Elmau Valley, the ultimate spa experience in a breathtaking sanctuary in the Alps, just an hour from Munich. Casual luxury and the abundance of space. Tranquility in spas just for adults. Serenity in infinity pools for families. New energy in Yoga, Taiji, Dance, Wellness, and Sports Retreats. Superb restaurants. And on top of it all, food for thought and a sense of eternity in concerts with the great artists of our time.

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Cremolino, Piedmont, Italy

Nordelaia, set within five hectares of arable land, is a destination where heritage, design, comfort, and nature blend into an experience to enrich the soul and ease the mind. Sensitively built around an 800-year-old farmhouse, reconstruction was carried out over 3 years with the utmost respect and care for its heritage and tradition.

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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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Grand Hotel Miramare
Since 1903, the Grand Hotel Miramare has been a gleaming white pearl on the Italian coastline. Set between the brilliant blue of its sea and the park's rich greenery, it stands like a beacon of luxury and history.
Santa Margherita Ligure, Ligurian Coast, Italy
From €390 / night
Bellevue des Alpes
One of the few remaining grandes dames of the Swiss Alps of the nineteenth century, Bellevue des Alpes stands at a showstopping 2,054 meters on the Scheidegg Pass, overlooking the iconic Eiger, and is reachable only by train or on foot. Once there, you have a feeling of utter peace and of stepping back in time to a golden age of mountain hospitality. Open in both winter and summer, it is a very special option for those who lean toward tradition and the family-run— current owners Andreas and Silvia von Almen are the fifth generation to run Bellevue des Alpes.
Kleine Scheidegg, Bernese Alps, Switzerland
From €515 / night
Mezzatorre Hotel & Thermal Spa
The Amalfi Coast and its surrounding islands have long been the epitome of Mediterranean glamour, but it's the unassuming island of Ischia that we have on our radar this summer. After all, it’s where Marie-Louise Scio chose to open her latest hotel, Mezzatore. Set among the ruins of a 16th-century watchtower, this sun-bleached terracotta beauty is surrounded by forest and perches on the northwestern part of the island. It’s so lovely, that you could easily not leave, drifting from its famed breakfast, to poolside to dips in the sparkling sea just below. Utter heaven.
Ischia, Italy
From €688 / night
Lily of the Valley
Lily of the Valley is a 5-star luxury hotel that's open all year round and dedicated to wellness, weight loss, and sport. Just a few minutes drive away from the famous Saint-Tropez, it's surrounded by the untouched landscape of the Cap Lardier estate. This protected area is one of the green lungs of the French Riviera and overlooks the Plage de Gigaro – a wild, fine sandy beach, which stretches over three miles.
La Croix-Valmer, Côte D'Azur, France
From €780 / night
L’Hôtel Particulier de Tingry
In the heart of the Luberon and 45 minutes from Avignon, the village of Ménerbes is perched on the rocky overhangs dominating the Cavalon planes. It is at the top of this beautiful artists’ village that the elegant 18th century edifice known as Hôtel de Tingry stands. In this enchanting setting, propitious to getaway and rest, residents will be captivated by the superb architecture and the breathtaking view. They will also have access to all temporary art shows as it is also an art gallery that welcomes artists occasionally.
Ménerbes, Provence, France
From €350 / night
Toile Blanche
Situated in the hills of the Riviera is Toile Blanche, a contemporary guest house filled with art, and 16 suites, some of which have their own plunge pool. Toile Blanche means much more than just a holiday destination. It is a place that brings people and art together in a familiar atmosphere, creating a very personal and inspiring environment. Every detail has been carefully thought out, to provide an exceptional experience for guests. From the timeless architecture, designed by the Leroy Brothers, to the many facilities and the attentive service of the staff.
St Paul de Vence, Côte D'Azur, France
From €390 / night
Maison La Minervetta
With only twelve rooms, all overlooking the sea and a proliferation of arches, living rooms, dining rooms, and a kitchen that opens onto the terrace, La Minervetta offers the instant atmosphere of a private home. The decorative prejudice of playing with large expanses of ceramic floors gives an overabundance of tone and color.
Sorrento, Amalfi Coast, Italy
From €520 / night
Villa Cipriani
Asolo has always been a place particularly appreciated and dear to artists and men of culture, and it still is to this day. Giosuè Carducci called it “the City with a hundred horizons.” The beauty and history of this city caused it to be recognised as one of the Most Beautiful Villages in Italy. Just a few steps from the medieval town, with its outstanding feature as a noble country residence, Villa Cipriani is the ideal destination for a holiday filled with tranquillity and wellness. Guests will find the perfect combination of elegance, hospitality, and attention to detail, in a timeless atmosphere.
Asolo, Treviso, Italy
From €250 / 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
Palais Gentile
Palais Gentile offers a unique stay in an authentic and charming palazzo, situated in the centro storico of the small town of Matino in the Salento region of Puglia.
Salento, Puglia, Italy
From €160 / 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
Chateau St Victor La Coste
Chateau St Victor La Coste is magical. It is a private home decorated artistically yet flamboyantly, with an eclectic style. It is genuinely wonderful and very special, located in a sleepy Provencal village untouched by tourism. Surrounded by Côte de Rhone vineyards and forests, this is a world away from the glitz of the Côte d'Azur and is the right choice for the more discerning traveller.
St Victor la Coste, Provence, France
From €250 / 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
Casa Privata
Ca’ P’a is situated in Praiano, a little town between Amalfi and Positano, on one of the most beautiful coasts in the world - the Amalfi Coast. Set within this inspiring vantage point of surrounding valleys, the extensive grounds at Ca’ P’a include tranquil lawns, organic fruit, and vegetable garden while enjoying a fabulous view of the Mediterranean sea.
Praiano, Amalfi Coast, Italy
From €480 / 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
La Foleia
La Foleia is a special, recently renovated destination. “Foleia” is the Latin word for “follia” which translates into folly, or madness. It was first imagined, then realized with art, courage, and determination. Once an oak forest, it became a property with a 4000 sqm circle of water filled with a private, natural spring from the Ticino River. On the lake’s two opposite shores are two mirrored houses: one has an octagonal plan, with French windows that frame the water and the statues that adorn its edges from the living room. The other, is a neoclassical pavilion, with large windows that open onto a stairway that accompanies you into the lake.
Lake Maggiore, Italy
From €800 / night
Velonas Jungle
Velonas Jungle is a luxurious yet warm boutique hotel, which welcomes travelers who love the unusual and curious of beautiful Florence. A stunning designer interior for explorers and collectors right in the historic center of Italy’s most beautiful city.
Florence, Italy
From €240 / night
Locanda in Tuscany
Locanda in Tuscany is a perfect location for an authentic luxury experience, for those looking for a relaxing holiday in the most perfect part of Italy, the Val d’Orcia. An intimate and immersive experience with a focus on sustainable and organic principles, from the mini-bar selections to the food and wine offerings at the restaurant. The building is a private country mansion from the XVII century renovated concerning the Tuscan tradition and in authentic country chic style.
Val d’Orcia, Tuscany, Italy
From €230 / night
Hôtel Crillon le Brave
Hôtel Crillon le Brave is a discreet five-star hotel with a breathtaking view perched on the foothills of Mont Ventoux, looking out over the Dentelles de Montmirail in the heart of the medieval village of Crillon le Brave. Composed of nine centuries-old houses, it blends perfectly into the village of Crillon le Brave and offers a seamlessly authentic setting. This hotel in the Vaucluse immediately gives you the feeling of going back in time!
Crillon-le-Brave, Provence France
From €490 / night
Villa Lario
Villa Làrio is an exclusive property that extends over 2 acres of private gardens directly on Lake Como. The Suites are located in four different constructions. Villa Bianca with four Suites, the reception, and Restaurant, Pavilion, an independent villa with two bedrooms en suite, a large salon, a private terrasse, an exceptional view, and Garden Suite, an independent Suite in the historical gardens. Directly by the lake, you will find Il Palazzo a XIXth-century classical villa with impressive loggia and a terrace.
Pognana Lario, Lake Como, Italy
From €450 / night
Jnane Tamsna
Set on nine landscaped acres within a private estate, Jnane Tamsna offers a total of 24 ensuite bedrooms spread over three properties: Jnane House, Jnane Moussafir, and Jnane Villa. There are two large and two small meeting rooms as well as numerous sitting rooms, dining areas, and outdoor spaces. The grounds feature five pools and a clay surface tennis court. Jnane Tamsna adopts a minimalist approach to Oriental splendor. Elements of traditional Moroccan style and color have been adapted to achieve a peaceful, contemporary look. The cuisine is a fusion of Moroccan and modern European, using local produce sourced wherever possible from Jnane Tamsna's organic gardens. From individual rooms to exclusive villa rentals, Jnane Tamsna offers a rare flexibility.
Marrakech, Morocco
From €290 / night
JK Place Capri
The comfort of feeling at home, surrounded by precious details has been the key philosophy of J.K. Place Capri, the luxury of discreet elegance and guest service has made this incredible hotel where well-being meets luxury-resort getaway with spectacular coastline experience and inspiration.
Capri, Italy
From €650 / night
Château du Grand-Lucé
Château du Grand-Lucé is a French national treasure, located in the Loire Valley, a 55-minute train ride from Paris. This exclusive private enclave of royal proportions was built by a nobleman and has hosted the most discerning travelers for centuries. Built in 1760 and named for the idyllic village in which it is located, this neoclassical French icon has been exquisitely restored. With a vigilant attention to detail, its unapologetically opulent chic interiors are a stunning tribute to its noble provenance and are a gallant steward of its rich history.
Loire Valley, France
From €550 / 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
Le Petit Hotel
In the heart of Saint Rémy, behind the door of this old Provencal building hides a secret garden. Welcome to Jean-François's Le Petit Hotel, where you can relax by the art deco-designed pool and enjoy a peaceful getaway under the olive trees.
Saint Rémy de Provence, Provence, France
From €180 / night
Can Bordoy Grand House
Hidden behind a modest facade on a sleepy street in the centre of Palma lies Can Bordoy Grand House & Garden. Its interior plays host to a world of, almost, cinematic scenes where its guests will completely forget about the outside world. Opened by Founder Mikael Hall, the 2,500 sqm property features a world-class spa, a secret garden, and 24 well-appointed suites. Also home to Botànic, a bistro-inspired Mediterranean restaurant by chef Andrés Benítez.
Palma, Mallorca, Spain
From €420 / night
La Maison Sur La Sorgue
This 17th-century townhouse with remarkable architecture is located in a historic town with a global village feel, offering a cultural environment in a natural setting made even more beautiful by the river. Now a quaint boutique hotel, you can expect impeccable service, spacious and comfortable suites, a secret garden with a pool, and an art gallery where artists and designers are showcased alongside items from travels around the world.
L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Provence, France
From €340 / 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
Palazzo Guadagni
Palazzo Guadagni, with its unique Loggia, is an iconic landmark of the Oltrarno, the most vibrant and characteristic neighborhood of the city. Situated on the upper floor of this ancient Palazzo built in 1505, Hotel Palazzo Guadagni is characterized by spacious and beautifully decorated rooms with antique furniture, frescoed ceilings, fireplaces, and gorgeous views of the main monuments of Florence.
Florence, Italy
From €290 / 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
Le Sirenuse
Le Sirenuse opened in 1951, when four Neapolitan brothers, the Marchesi Aldo, Paolo, Anna, and Franco Sersale turned their summer house in Positano into a charming hotel, overlooking the bay of Positano. Today the 58-room resort is considered one of Italy’s leading seaside luxury hotels, though it still retains the intimate, cultured atmosphere of a private home.
Positano, Amalfi Coast, Italy
From €790 / night
Ca Maria Adele
Ca Maria Adele, well known as one the most romantic hotels around the world is located in Dorsoduro, right next to the beautiful Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute at the Canale Grande in the modern art district of Venice.
Venice, Italy
From €380 / night
Jardins Secrets
In the heart of ancient Nîmes hides a magical boutique hotel. A secluded place, where Mediterranean gardens perfume the air (bougainvillea, palms, orange trees), and water gently flows through the marble of an antique fountain. A place like Jardins Secrets makes it hard to believe you are nestled within the heart of a city. Among its highlights, the hotel boasts its “Source des Secrets”, a celebrated Roman-style spa, offering ayurvedic and natural treatments among an array of others.
Nîmes, Provence, France
From €290 / night
Finca Cortesin
Finca Cortesin is Southern Spain’s best-kept secret; a spectacular, independently-owned hotel, golf and spa resort set in the rolling hills between Marbella and Sotogrande, flanked by the Casares Mountains and with sweeping views of the Mediterranean coastline.
Sotogrande, Costa del Sol, Spain
From €850 / night
La Minerva Capri
La Minerva is an exclusive boutique hotel in an unbeatable location, within walking distance of the lovely and famous Piazzetta and the iconic beach clubs.
Capri, Italy
From €590 / night


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