The beautiful beaches of Anguilla are stunning even by Caribbean standards. Of these, Shoal Bay East is, with its pristine fine sand and shimmering turquoise water, undoubtedly one of the most spectacular.
Where international design and alpine elements form a perfect symbiosis, where sardines and champagne are a delicious match and where Gault&Millau distinguishes this hideaway as one of the "best design hotels" in Austria, there is the home of Katharina and Franz-Josef Perauer.
This beautiful hideaway in the midst of the mountain landscape of the Wilder Kaiser is a treat for all the senses. Heidi and Helmut Hochfilzer inspire with personal cordiality, enchanting rooms, exclusive chalets and the fantastic cuisine of the host.
The Lechtal is one of the most beautiful mountain areas in the Alpine region. Far away from transit routes and mass tourism, it impresses with high alpine peaks, imposing gorges, green mountain meadows and the turquoise-blue Lech, the last true wild river in the northern Alps. This unique nature is the postcard-perfect backdrop for one of the most exclusive hideaways in the Tyrolean Alps: the Benglerwald Berg Chaletdorf, which was expanded in early 2021 to include six additional luxury chalets.
In the mountain village of Prechtlgut, distance from everyday life lies “in the nature of things”. The eight luxury chalets are spread over the 9,000 square meter property in the middle of the mountains around Wagrain. With the Grafenbergbahn directly opposite, nature explorers soar up to the Sonntagskogel and to high-altitude hikes in the midst of the grandiose Tauern panorama. This not only promises freedom for the senses, but also pure hiking and skiing fun. But within a radius of a good 100 kilometers around Wagrain, the Salzburger Land has so much more to offer in addition to the slopes of the extensive Ski World Amadé and an extensive network of hiking and biking trails.
In a quiet, sunny location in the Tyrolean Alps in Ehrwald, the Zugspitze with the imposing Wetterstein massif majestically guards the Chalet Zugspitztraum. Up to four of your favorite people can spend their holidays together here. Small guests are welcome, but unfortunately not fur noses, so those who are allergic to animal hair also have the opportunity to spend carefree days.
In the heart of the province of Salzburg, overlooking the Hochkönig massif and the Gastein mountains, lies the enchanting village of Dienten am Hochkönig. It is the home of the Rainer family. Here they operate their award-winning distillery at 1190 meters and the popular Grünegg-Alm.
The Holzgauer Haus: where the roof structure crackles and time out is perceived as the greatest luxury.
Reinterpreting the tried and tested is old hat. Nevertheless, the young boss of the Holzgauerhaus, Christine Bechter, has made exactly that on the flag.
With great sensitivity, she has preserved the atmosphere and charm of the traditional inn and created something new and contemporary. Just as suitable for an active holiday in the mountains as for people who are looking for a break with a feel-good factor.
Winter in Obergurgl - here, starting at an altitude of 2000 meters, unrestricted skiing fun begins with perfectly groomed pistes, guaranteed snow and plenty of sun! Exactly there the "bergwelt" expects its guests with a charming, individual atmosphere.
It is a place of power in the middle of the mountains of the Tyrolean Alpbachtal, the still undiscovered valley between Kitzbühel and Zillertal. A place where the paths end and nature comes to the fore. In the exclusive Hygna Chalets, which opened in December 2021, you will find time, here calm and slowness have a prominent position.
Down-to-earth luxury. Much love and warmth. Traditional and authentic. The LaPosch is a place with personality. A place of rest and individual enjoyment of life. Far away from everyday life and completely in touch with nature, everyone can enjoy their own private corner of Tyrol. An alpine hideaway that is a meeting point for well-tried traditions and newly discovered modernity, a meeting point for adventurers and those seeking peace and quiet.
The four-star superior Naturhotel Edelweiss is located in the picturesque market town of Wagrain in the Salzburger Land at an altitude of 1200 metres. From a former mountain farm, the host family Bergmueller created a wonderful holiday domicile, convincing with luxurious comfort and warm hospitality.
Close to the town of Telfs in the Olympiaregion Seefeld, the village of Mösern boasts an idyllic location and spectacular views. In summer the ‘swallow’s nest of Tyrol’ is a haven for hikers, bikers and golfers.
With a great love of history and detail, Schloss Glopper in the Vorarlberg town of Hohenems was renovated in 2016 by its owners, the Count's family zu Waldburg-Zeil, with first-class and, above all, expert craftsmanship. Today, the gothic castle complex combines contemporary history and charm with modern comfort. Since 2018 Schloss Glopper has been rented exclusively and only completely to guests from all over the world as a five-star luxury secret escape.
This place is the geographical centre of Austria and for Barbara and Bernhard Gröhs one of the most beautiful spots on earth: Bad Aussee in Styria. Here they created a unique holiday domicile out of an old farm property for people who, like themselves, appreciate nature, individuality and privacy.
The Original FX Mayr is located on a hill overlooking the southern shores of Lake Wörthersee in Carinthia. The guests can enjoy magnificent views of the clear, turquoise water. Lush forests, meadows and fields lie behind the house. It is an oasis of well-being, regeneration and renewal. The his-torical architecture is complimented by the comfortable furnishings.
Surrounded by the gently rolling foothills of the Pinzgauer grass covered mountains and the imposing peaks of the Kitzbühel Alps and Hohe Tauern, the Wiesergut Boutique Hotel offers guests a slice of genuine Austrian culture.
It is a place for people who appreciate the special, a refuge of joie de vivre and enjoyment - luxurious yet down-to-earth - the Château de Montcaud in the picturesque village of Sabran, the gateway to Provence.
In August 2021, the romantic Chaletdorf Alpglück will open its doors in the heart of Oberstdorf. Guests will enjoy their child-free wellness holidays in five exclusive wooden chalets. Each chalet has been named after a mountain theme.
800 metres above everyday life, in the midst of alpine meadows and mountain forests, the Chiemsee Chalet is enthroned on the mountain – with a dream view of the Bavarian Sea. With its 6 exclusive and individual chalet suites, it offers discerning travellers an enjoyable setting for very private holidays. Lots of wood, natural stone, high-quality natural fabrics and glass characterise the architecture of the stylishly furnished suites and cosy public rooms.
The four-star superior resort in Schwangau is one of the most sought-after holiday addresses, where the kitchen leaves nothing to be desired. Chef at the stove Simon Schaller and his team inspire with honest and refined preparations that combine classic elements with modern, regional and international ones. In 2019, the uniquely generous König Ludwig holiday world was enriched by another seven highlights after a major renovation.
Between Munich and Salzburg, amid a picturesque setting on the shore of the Chiemsee lake complete with a breathtaking panoramic Alpine vista, lies one of Upper Bavaria’s most beautiful hideaways – the 4-star superior hotel Gut Ising.
Schleswig-Holstein | Baltic Sea | Wangels-Weissenhaus
The WEISSENHAUS Grand Village Resort & Spa am Meer – only one hour away from the metropolis of Hamburg – offers guests 55 luxurious rooms, suites and cottages in a choice of historic buildings scattered across stunning 75 hectare park grounds.
Between Lake Lugano and Lake Como, a Mediterranean region opens up to the traveler, in which all the clichés of luxury and "dolce far niente", of impressive mountain nature and azure blue lakes become reality. Everything that makes the beautiful life under the southern sun so promising is concentrated here: subtropical flora, Mediterranean way of life, first-class cuisine, enchanting individuality and, since summer 2021, a jewel of the luxury hotel industry, the ARIA Retreat & SPA.
Far away from everyday life, the mega-luxurious mountain villas by Chalet Mirabell invite guests to a dream holiday on the sun terrace of Merano – including a view of the breathtaking mountain scenery of the Dolomites. Since 2018, the four alpine luxury villas have topped the range of the enchanting five-star domicile Hotel Chalet Mirabell, which is without question one of the most beautiful hideaways in South Tyrol. The villas are in an exposed dream location and set new standards in terms of size, equipment, design and comfort.
On a plateau at 1,400 metres in the village of Sauris, in north east Italy, the Boutique Hotel Borgo Eibn Mountain Lodge which has been built out of larch wood and natural stone, combines luxury with traditional country living
They have such important names as William Shakespeare, Christopher Columbus or Galileo Galilei. In the enchanting holiday region of St. Lorenzen in South Tyrol, nine luxury suites steeped in history invite you to linger. The guest can expect the finest level, discretion, the noblesse of modernity and the charm of bygone days.
Close to the stars and at eye level with the peaks of the UNESCO-listed Dolomites - in a mountain forest 1,800 metres high on the Plose massif above Bressanone, the Hinteregger family – South Tyrolean hoteliers for many generations – have created a unique oasis of energy that is set to be unveiled in May 2020.
Hosts who live what they love
Even from afar, you can recognize the charming ensemble of the Hanswirt in Rabland near Merano by the typical red and white of the shutters. The history of this impressive four-star superior hotel can be traced back to 1357, and today it combines a successful symbiosis of history and zeitgeist.
With the Amolaris, a place of retreat was created where the personal well-being of each guest is the focus of attention. A place where original values are lived as a matter of course, where privacy and service are harmoniously combined and the wishes of the individual count. Simply a place where one can experience special moments in the best possible way and yet independently.
Since June 1, 2021, the Hotel Castel in the idyllic holiday resort of Dorf Tirol - high above the spa town of Merano - has shone in new splendor. After the major renovation, which has now been completed in several stages, the five-star domicile owned by the Dobitsch family presents itself in the elegant, fine luxury they have always wanted. And with that, a lifelong dream of host Evelyn Dobitsch, who runs the hotel together with her son Daniel and his wife Maria, came true.
Surrounded by vineyards, olive groves and ancient forests, thebReschio estate on the border between Umbria and Tuscany is like a world unto itself – a world of countrified, manorial beauty with rural delights abounding, including wine-growing, horse-breeding, hunting, fishing, high-class art and beautifully renovated villas and farmhouses.
Immersed in the green at a health-promoting altitude at 1,100 meters above sea level, the first eco hotel in South Tyrol awaits you. In the ultra-modern Hotel Saltus, which only opened in August 2019, not only design lovers will get their money's worth.
Listen to the chirping of the birds, watch the peacefully grazing highland cattle, enjoy South Tyrolean specialties, put on your backpack and conquer a breathtaking mountain world, ski fun in winter, golf in summer and live luxuriously in harmony with nature - all this is offered by a stay at the Chalet Resort Kirchwies in Laion.
At eye level with the princely family residence Vaduz Castle, the charming four-star superior Park Hotel Sonnenhof offers its international guests a piece of heaven on earth, culinary delights and the "sweet life" in a unique atmosphere.
The wine country around the metropolis Cape Town is the culinary epicentre of South Africa. Surrounded by vineyards, Karen Roos and her husband Koos Bekker created the dream resort of Babylonstoren from the former Cape Dutch farm between Paarl and Franschhoek.
Part of the exclusive Virgin Limited Edition owned by Sir Richard Branson, it offers not only an ideal “base camp” for exploring the area around Cape Town, but it is, furthermore, one of the most extraordinary boutique hotels in the region.
In the rural heart of Mallorca, near the picturesque town of Santanyi, a retreat that has the philosophy of Holism written into its name invites you to come and stay: the Cal Reiet Holistic Retreat. From a villa built in 1881, the Swiss Petra and Henning Bensland created a beautiful retreat that is second to none.
Castell Son Claret, the luxury hotel, on the beautiful Island of Mallorca merges pure nature, relaxing luxury and culinary delights. Only 30 minutes from Palma city centre, this ‘Leading Hotel of the World’ is located within 326 acres of unspoiled countryside at the foot of the UNESCO protected ”La Tramuntana” mountains. The former 19th century castle, meticulously renovated in 2013 by the Kühne family welcomes guests to a unique experience. Surrounded by lavish gardens, the 41 rooms and suites of our luxury hotel in Mallorca are contemporary in design, with many featuring terraces, their own garden or a private pool
Nestled in the imposing Tramuntana mountains is one of Mallorca's most beautiful hideaways - the boutique hotel & restaurant Ca`s Xorc, a former olive press consisting of two adjacent fincas. Few places exude this magic, which you can feel in view of the paradisiacal garden and the dream view from the terrace over the lovely valley of Sóller to the sea.
Southern Mallorca is famous for its white, sandy beaches, picturesque bays and breathtaking natural beauty. It is here, close to the village of Campos and the famous Es Trenc bay, also known as the ‘Caribbean beach’, that a veritable gem of a hideaway - the Font Santa Hotel Thermal Spa & Wellness - welcomes its guests
Island holidaymakers dream of blissful solitude and a romantic ambience coupled with a generous helping of luxury. And there is a place where this dream comes true: located above the Bay of Canyamel, Hotel Can Simoneta enjoys a majestic cliff-top setting high above the turquoise sea.
In the east of Mallorca is the enchanting five-star finca domicile Pleta de Mar, which nestles harmoniously into nature and offers great views of the sea. The very high quality equipped suites meet the highest demands.
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