Located on the Tyrrhenian coast between Tropea and Capovaticano, in the region of Calabria, Baia del Sole Resort set in lush gardens facing the sea, offers four-star authentic hospitality, just steps from its private sandy beach with spectacular views of Stromboli island and volcano. The region of Calabria, often overlooked for Puglia and the Amalfi, is a wonderful option for off-season getaways and family holidays. Indeed, Tropea was elected ‘Borgo dei Borghi’, taking the title of Italy's most beautiful village in 2021.
A beautifully restored 14th century hamlet made up of 5 buildings in a rustic and charming style. Set in stunning grounds high in the Umbrian hills with views of the rolling landscape, rooms share a large swimming pool, tennis court, and Club Bastia, a stunning converted chapel with lounge and dining areas. Perfect for a celebration as the entire property sleeps up to 26 people.
Set in the heart of a 750-acre organic estate in Tuscany, just an hour's drive from Florence and Pisa, Borgo Pignano has a strong focus on sustainability. Buildings have been restored and decorated using environmentally friendly materials, locally sourced stone and eco-paints. Aiming to be self-sufficient, the restaurants and spa use home-grown produce chosen by the in-house herbalist. Wellness focused activities include horse riding, yoga and Pilates classes, trekking, biking and painting classes with an alumnus from The Royal Drawing School.
Majestic Bovey Castle is set within 275 acres of beautiful Dartmoor National Park, Devon. Built in 1907 and first opened as a hotel in 1930 by the Great Western Railway, the striking neo-Elizabethan architecture of the main house and grounds appeals to couples and families alike. Bovey Castle is made up of 60 rooms and suites and 22 self-catering country lodges scattered within the estate’s stunning grounds. Try your hand at fly-fishing, falconry, fawn feeding, croquet, archery, clay pigeon shooting, off-road driving and cider making.
Located just a short distance from Piazza San Marco, the fascinating history of the building dates back to 1272, and the project has been curated by international architect Patricia Urquiola, with the aim of creating an original and distinctive concept: a Venetian 'house', linked to the history of the city. Although contemporary in style, guests will be able to admire the travertine and perfectly preserved frescoes. The covered roof-terrace is the perfect place from which to admire the sights of the city.
Located in the sunniest spot in the town, offering an overwhelmingly beautiful view over the Engadine mountain scenery. Each winter the lake sees exciting sports events on ice, from White Turf horseracing to cricket matches, whilst close by you can try your hand at snowkiting, ice skating and more. The Suites bear the hallmarks of renowned interior designer Carlo Rampazzi. The 1,200 sqm Spa complements the extraordinary five-star property and a culinary experience of the highest level can be enjoyed at Michelin-starred restaurant Da Vittorio - St. Moritz...
A modern Austrian escape in the heart of Sölden, the ultimate adventure destination bursting with adrenalin-pumping activities throughout the seasons. A hot spot for families and solo-travellers with mountain biking in the longest valley in Tyrol, white water rafting through rapids, rock climbing and hiking. Relax in the Venetian themed spa with over 10 saunas including traditional, infrared sauna, steam rooms, hot stones and snow rooms. Head to Europe's highest gourmet restaurant, ice Q, combining traditional Alpine cuisine with breath-taking views.
With 125 acres of sub tropical gardens and 1,800m of pristine white beach, Forte Village has something for everyone including 13 luxury villas, luxury hotels and bungalows with gardens and terraces. The Private Spa along with the magnificent soon to be launched Acqua Forte spa with its Thalasso pools is unique. Sport academies include tennis, diving, fencing, chess, ballet, boxing, yoga, dance, football and yachting.
A beautiful four-star design hotel, whose public areas, as well as its Fusion Bar & Restaurant, are home to contemporary art exhibitions. Gallery Hotel Art boasts an amazing location just next to the Ponte Vecchio and is within walking distance to the Uffizzi Gallery, Piazza della Signoria, Santa Maria del Fiore cathedral and Palazzo Pitti.
Located at the start of the glorious Amalfi Coast, this is one of the world’s prettiest and most luxurious hotels. Privately owned by the Fiorentino family since 1834, built on the site of the Villa of Caesar Augustus, the resort is surrounded by acres of lemon and orange groves scattered with authentic ruins of Roman columns on three sides. The terrazza offers magical views of Vesuvius, Capri and the Bay of Naples.
This glamorous boutique design hotel revisits the vibrant style and spirit of the 50's and is superbly located in the historical centre. Continental Hotel offers breathtaking views overlooking the River Arno and the Ponte Vecchio and is only a few steps from the Uffizi Gallery, Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Pitti and the Cathedral.
On the shores of glamorous Lake Maggiore, the Hotel Eden Roc has been awarded Switzerland's Best Holiday Hotel several times and is equally renowned for its superlative service. Offering fantastic food, a peaceful and tranquil environment, a private beach and a 2,000 sq metre spa boasting outdoor and indoor pools, lounges alongside the lake, a sauna world, whirlpools, fitness area and seven treatment rooms. Lake Maggiore is ideal for an active holiday - learn to sail a Laser boat, cycle or mountain bike or even go paragliding with spectacular views.
With 125 years of history and renowned for the best service in Rome, Hotel Hassler is the only hotel located at the top of the Spanish Steps, boasting unparalleled views of Piazza di Spagna and many of the domes and churches of the Eternal City. The hotel has 13 newly refurbished suites, spread over 2 floors, and 79 rooms with a contemporary and sophisticated style, giving reference to the buildingâ€™s Belle Epoque history, a perfect balance between past and future. The Michelin-starred restaurant ImÃ go offers breath-taking views of the ci...
Located on the banks of the River Arno in the centre of Florence with unrivalled views of the iconic Ponte Vecchio, it is the most glorious place to stay. Owned by the Ferragamo family, the hotel offers an enchanting 'living experience' with original works of art by Cocteau, Picasso, Bueno and Rosai in its drawing room, 73 generous guest rooms and suites and the award winning Borgo San Jacopo Ristorante, featuring classical Italian dishes by Chef Beatrice Segoni in a contemporary setting designed by Architect Michele Bonan.
A traditional South Tyrolean family-owned hotel located in the centre of the pretty Alpine town of Corvara, on the doorstep of the Sella Ronda, home to some of the best skiing in Europe with more than 1,200km of pistes. Relax in the hotel's spa which has three different types of sauna, or dine in the hotel's three authentic Stube restaurants kitted out with one of which dates back to the 16th century.
Dating back to 1903, the 117-year-old Hotel Vannucci in Umbria's hilltop Citta della Pieve makes it a bucket-list must, located 90 minutes from Rome and Florence. After a two-year renovation completed by Roberto Wirth, fourth-generation owner of the Hassler in Rome, he has transformed the property into a 30-room 21st-century boutique hotel combining modernity with priceless art and antiques.
A destination for wine-lovers. Tucked in the vineyards of Franciacorta, home to some of Italy's finest sparkling wine, you are immersed into the beauty and stillness of the countryside. Combining the warm notes of amber with those of wood and leather, all the suites at L'Albereta are unique, with secluded balconies offering spectacular views of the calming waters of Lake Iseo. Spend your days exploring the gardens, relaxing in the Espace Chenot Spa and tasting the gourmet Italian dishes and famous delights of the Franciacorta winery.
Set in a 500-hectare wine estate in the heart of the Tuscan Maremma and with just 33 rooms and suites, L'Andana is a luxury hotel located in a former Medici villa where Grand Duke Leopold and his court resided during the summer season, providing a palatial sense of grandeur and typically-Italian romance. Guests can enjoy relaxed Italian cuisine overlooking the Tuscan countryside at informal restaurant La Villa or sample gourmet at Trattoria Toscana.
The Ferragamo-owned Lungarno Collection boasts four extraordinary hotels on the river Arno next to Ponte Vecchio, each with its own unmistakable character, yet typically Florentine, reflecting the heritage of Renaissance times and the grandest tradition of craftsmanship. In Rome, the collection has a lovely palazzo, a stone's throw from the Trinity church, and in the heart of Via Condotti where fashion and creativity meet.
Guests are guided on a journey of rediscovery, improving natural health through harmony between the body and mind, in a luxurious, historic setting. Award-winning health and wellness specialists have designed dedicated programmes focusing on a series of Western and Chinese therapies with a healthy approach to a balanced detox diet using ingredients chosen by dieticians and doctors. How to eat for a better living, lose weight efficiently and improve your inner and outer wellbeing through small, everyday acts.
Palazzo Manfredi is a rare gem of elegance and hospitality in a unique historical setting, with rooms and a large terrace overlooking the Coliseum, the Imperial Forum and the Domus Aurea. This luxurious property steps back in time into a perfect balance of old and new with exquisitely-appointed rooms and suites masterminded for an elite clientele which appreciates the highest levels of comfort and refinement.
Situated between Umbria and Tuscany, the gorgeous 18th century historic villa is immersed in a lush private 60-acre park, and makes the perfect place to enjoy an intimate and private holiday in the Italian countryside. The endless views over the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Val d'Orcia are punctuated by picturesque towns and villages. With 8 bedrooms, the villa sleeps up to 16 people and is a true home away from home.
Located in the centre of Rome's high fashion district and around the corner from the Piazza di Spagna, this new townhouse offers a unique style of bespoke hospitality to 14 suites and studios and is designed to make life more "dolce."
The hotel is situated in one of the most charming and beautiful areas on the island of Capri, at the end of the road leading to the panoramic viewpoint of Punta Tragara. Thanks to the hotel's extraordinary location guests can admire the famous Faraglioni rocks from the comfort of the balconies in their rooms. This is a unique place with daring design, sculpted out of the rock face, where no two rooms are the same and where nature reigns supreme in a space of incomparable beauty.
An AMAN Partner Hotel â€“ Rosa Alpina is a Dolomite delight just two hours away from Venice. The elegant retreat offers a spoiling spa with Sun Hydrator and Muscle Toning treatments, 3 Michelin-starred restaurant, St Hubertus, fantastic downhill and cross-country skiing and outdoor pursuits. The charming village of San Cassiano is renowned for its 130km of slopes in the 'Sella' massif - as well as summer hiking, biking and rock-climbing. Providing unparalleled access, the ideal base to explore the regionâ€™s UNESCO-protected mountains.
A sanctuary, framed by dramatic peaks, whispering forests and rushing streams, Schloss Elmau is a spa retreat & cultural hideaway, a family escape & romantic haven. A place to experience unbeatable music, literature & poetry, to feast on outstanding food & service â€" to relax, breathe deep and discover.
The Fast Plane to The Tyrol: NEW Airline Route Launches from London Gatwick to Bolzano, Italy just in time for the winter season, prompting huge excitement among skiers. Sky Alps will whisk passengers directly in to one of Europe’s most challenging, varied and dramatic ski regions, South Tyrol.
The brain child of the Hinteregger family who grew up in a farmhouse overlooking the sunny meadow where the hotel is located offers the ultimate all-inclusive family holiday in South Tyrol throughout the year. An 800m ski slope is great for first timers. 75 stylish rooms & suites, 70 hours of free child care and a range of exciting children's programmes available to keep everyone entertained from Aquafun tubing to pony riding, tobogganing, Nordic walking, ice skating, mountain-biking, or snow-shoe tours, fun for all is guaranteed.
Restore the natural balance of your mind, body and spirit at SOUKYA Holistic Health Centre in Bangalore, India. Set in 30-acres of lush botanical gardens, SOUKYA is renowned for Ayurveda healing and the vision of one of India's leading holistic health practitioners Dr Mathai. Described by Deepak Chopra as "one of the most brilliant doctors in the world today", Dr Issac Mathai and his wife, a nutritional therapist, offer several bespoke programmes that combine a modern medical approach with ancient curative techniques and natural therapies.
The Alice is a much-loved local pub well known for its food and named after a famous racehorse that galloped to glory by winning the Ascot Gold Vase, Goodwood Cup and Doncaster Cup in 1844. The 12 guest rooms are split between the Grade II listed building and new-build garden rooms constructed from home grown Douglas fir and finished inside and out with timber and a calming palette.
Experience and discover one of the largest winter Nordic walking networks in Switzerland. Enjoy your own ski slope at the famous Private Mountain weekend, learn from the best chefs at the Tschuggen Gourmet Tour or simply relax at the unique Bergoase Spa - a 5000m2 paradise for all senses. The glass "sails" symbolise fir trees and are illuminated every evening to add to the romantic atmosphere. Tschuggen Express funicular offers ample opportunity not only for all-ability skiing on 225km of slopes but cross country, winter hiking and more.
Switzerland's hippest new ski hotel, leading the way to a green future. The wooden facade blends into the mountain scenery and a state-of-the-art 'ice battery' powers the 40 bedrooms and 9 serviced apartments. With 225km of groomed slopes just steps away and easy ski-in access, Arosa also offers over 60km of winter hiking trails, Nordic walking and a 4.5km sledge run. Relax in the 800sqm Valsana Spa whilst gazing out on to the snow-covered forest.
Paradise for families, children of all ages adore this resort not least because of the many sporting options on offer along with the opportunity to be creative in the kids club kitchen and Sicilian cooking experiences. The epitome of Italian style, generously sized suites and 6 exceptional villas offer the ideal accommodation for groups spending time together. Private outdoor terraces have sweeping views of the azure sea meaning perfect alfresco Mediterranean evenings can be enjoyed with family and friends. Mild year-round temperatures make it an ideal e...