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SMALL LUXURY HOTELS OF THE WORLD™

EXPERIENCE ANOTHER WORLD

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CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF LUXURY SLH.COM


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Welcome TO SMALL LUXURY HOTELS

OF THE

WORLD™

The Sentosa Resort & Spa, Singapore

Combining luxury hotels, amazing locations, fascinating cultures and wonderful people has been our constant aim and pleasure since Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ was founded 20 years ago. From humble beginnings of just a few hotels, we are very proud of the prestigious collection of independently-owned hotels which span the four corners of the globe, that are members of our elite brand today. It gives us great pleasure, to mark our 20 th anniversary year, to publish this book - a rich showcase for Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ and an invaluable directory for our discerning guests. We are now very much looking forward to the next 20 years, to the on-going excitement of successfully combining luxury, uniqueness and experience, and to introducing and sharing with the world what we feel passionate about… small hotels with big experiences, namely Small Luxury Hotels of the World™. Paul Kerr CEO for Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ and Joint Managing Director of Hill, Goodridge & Associates Ltd.

Brian Mills Joint Managing Director of Hill, Goodridge & Associates Ltd.

Hill, Goodridge & Associates Ltd. is the global management company of Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ Ltd.

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20 years in the making

Experience Another World

At the forefront of the luxury travel market, Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ is well positioned to offer you a key to the world... a world of luxury, of extraordinary places, and of fascinating cultures. We offer big experiences in small luxury hotels, and with over 520 hotels spanning more than 70 countries you’ll be spoiled for choice. From gastronomic delights to active adventures, our hotels can offer a range of experiences to match the adventurer, gourmand, or romantic in you. Stay in an abbot’s house with its own 17th century chapel and discover the traditions of Spanish tapas; immerse yourself in geothermal waters in Tuscany; discover the Pacific Northwest from a sea plane; or relax in eco-friendly accommodation built over paddy fields in Sri Lanka. Experiences are limitless. We have the key to a memorable holiday, as active or as relaxing as you wish, so unlock the door of Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ and experience another world.

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Over 520 hotels in more than 70 countries

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Contents Island Hideaway Spa Resort and Marina, Maldives

WELCOME

ASIA

The Club of Small Luxury Hotels of the World Gift Certificates The SLH iPhone App

AUSTRALASIA

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Australia New Zealand & Pacific

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INDIA & INDIAN OCEAN 34-45 India Maldives Mauritius Seychelles Sri Lanka

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Cambodia China Hong Kong Indonesia Japan Malaysia Mongolia Philippines Singapore Taiwan Thailand Vietnam

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THE AMERICAS

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Argentina

Barbados Belize Bermuda Brazil British Virgin Isles Canada Colombia Costa Rica Dominican Republic Grenada Honduras Mexico Netherlands Antilles Panama Puerto Rico Trinidad & Tobago USA

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Sun Rocks, Santorini, Greece

EUROPE Austria Belgium Bulgaria Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark England Estonia Finland France Germany Greece

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Ireland Italy Latvia Netherlands Poland Portugal Russia Scotland Slovakia Slovenia Spain Sweden Switzerland Turkey

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AFRICA

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Kenya Morocco Mozambique Tanzania

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MIDDLE EAST

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United Arab Emirates

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Kirawira Luxury Tented Camp, Western Serengeti, Tanzania

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miles to explore off the beaten track

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Baros Maldives, Indian Ocean

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romantic moments to share

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The Sentosa Resort and Spa, Singapore

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unique spa experiences to savour

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Cranwell Resort Spa & Golf Club, Massachusetts, USA

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Chateau Mcely, Mcely, Czech Republic

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Eskaya Beach Resort & Spa, Philippines

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countries and countless different cultures

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cities brimming with excitement

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small hotels, big experiences Pangkor Laut Resort, Malaysia

Small but perfectly formed is what we consider every one of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ properties to be - they are the world’s finest independent hotels. We should know... we’ve spent 20 years discovering them. We are proud of what we represent: culture, character, people, pampering and luxury. Big experiences wrapped up in luxurious small packages. Our prestigious collection of luxury hotels include palatial 17th century mansions, cutting-edge design hotels, city centre sanctuaries, country houses, idyllic resorts and remote private islands. We have reason to be proud.

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San Antonio, Santorini, Greece

In each of our small intimate hotels you will be guaranteed personalised service, attention to detail, and food that has been lovingly and skilfully prepared. We are as passionate about Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ today as we were 20 years ago, confident in the belief that small hotels mean big experiences.

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can we offer you an upgrade? The Durbah Mahal Suite at The Raj Palace, India, named best suite in Asia at the World Travel Awards

We would cordially like to invite you to become a member of The Club of Small Luxury Hotels of the World™. When you do join this exclusive Club you will benefit from special privileges to ensure your each and every stay at a Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ property will be extra special.

FOR COMPLIMENTARY MEMBERSHIP AND FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT: WWW.SLH.COM/CLUB

As a Club Member, you will enjoy the following benefits with every booking:

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Complimentary room upgrade* Late check-out (up to 4.00pm)* Complimentary continental breakfast A personalised stay Use of The Club Concierge

* Subject to availability

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the gift of a lifetime Coco Palm Bodu Hithi, Maldives

Sometimes it’s a struggle to find a gift for that special person in your life, for someone who simply has everything… Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ can solve this dilemma by wrapping up a variety of experiences and a lifetime of memories in a Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ Gift Certificate. This gift of excitement, a ticket to travel somewhere exclusive and unique, is an imaginative gift and a great way to celebrate special occasions; to say ‘thank you’; to impress important clients, and to motivate key staff.

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Stowe Mountain Ski Area, Vermont, USA

Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ Gift Certificates are available in three currencies (British pounds, Euros and US dollars) in denominations of 100, 500 and 1,000, and can be used as part or total payment of a stay at any Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ property. Alternatively, you can buy one of our new ‘Big Experiences’ vouchers for a dinner, bed and breakfast package, redeemable at many of our hotels. This unique gift of travel could be the most memorable and treasured gift you will ever give. www.slh.com/gifts

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SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN Darwin

INDIAN OCEAN

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AUSTRALIA Alice Springs  Ayers Rock (Uluru)

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Melbourne 

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Echoes Boutique Hotel & Restaurant

Katoomba

New South Wales

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Kims Beach Hideaway

Toowoon Bay

New South Wales

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Bloomfield Lodge - Beautifully Remote

Cape Tribulation

Queensland

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qualia

Hamilton Island

Queensland

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The Louise

Barossa Valley

South Australia

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Thorngrove Manor Hotel

Adelaide Hills

South Australia

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The Dreams Hotel & Residences

Hobart

Tasmania

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Woodbridge on the Derwent

New Norfolk

Tasmania

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Injidup Spa Retreat

Injidup

Western Australia

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Smiths Beach Resort

Yallingup

Western Australia

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Echoes Boutique Hotel & Restaurant

Kims Beach Hideaway NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA

NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA

Perched on the edge of the Jamison Valley Known for its iconic location at the very edge of Echo Point in the Blue Mountains, Echoes Boutique Hotel & Restaurant offers uninterrupted views from every room. Bold, dramatic interior design juxtaposes the most breathtaking and spectacular views of mountains, cliff edges and lush rainforest valleys below.

Things to enjoy: Spa, sauna, 4x4 and Harley tours. Nearby: Bushwalking, art galleries, golf, Three Sisters, World Heritage National Park, Jenolan Caves.

Situated right on the beach at Toowoon Bay ‘Comfort and life’s simple pleasures’ is the emphasis at Kims Beach Hideaway where stylish beach, rainforest and hillside bungalows and villas, together with delectable chef-prepared buffets, provide the perfect setting for relaxation at this beach oasis right on the doorstep of the Pacific Ocean.

14 Rooms Owner: George Saad Tel: +61 2 4782 1966 Email: Address: 3 Lilianfels Avenue, Echo Point, Katoomba, Blue Mountains, New South Wales 2780

34 Rooms Resident Owners: Diana and Peter Kershaw/Maryjane and Andrew Strachan Tel: +61 2 4332 1566 Email: Address: On the beach, Toowoon Bay, New South Wales 2261

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Bloomfield Lodge – Beautifully Remote

qualia

Things to enjoy: Private heated swimming pools, saunas, jacuzzis, massage treatments, surfing, snorkelling, fishing, sailing, kite-surfing, whale watching. Nearby: Golf, art galleries, pelican feeding and bushwalks.

QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA

QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA

Located within Queensland’s World Heritage Daintree Rainforest Nowhere else in the world do two World Heritagelisted sites sit side by side: the Daintree Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef. Experience both at Bloomfield Lodge, a luxury rainforest retreat in the heart of far north Queensland.

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Things to enjoy: Spa treatments, varied fishing, guided river cruise and rainforest walks, library. Nearby: 4x4 tours, deep sea fishing, Great Barrier Reef, Cape Tribulation, Cooktown, Bloomfield Falls.

Located on the edge of Queensland’s World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef A breathtaking island utopia in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, qualia is the epitome of peace and relaxation. Surrounded by crystal clear blue waters, this island retreat has enormous pavilions, heavenly views, fine dining and a seemingly never-ending choice of sensory spa experiences.

17 Rooms Director: Ben Morley Tel: +61 7 4035 9166 Email: Address: PO Box 966, Cairns, Queensland 4870

60 Rooms General Manager: Scott Robertson Tel: +61 7 4948 9222 Email: Address: Hamilton Island, Queensland 4803

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Things to enjoy: Private beach, spa, library, gym, scuba diving, sailing, golf, scenic flights. Nearby: The Great Barrier Reef, Whitehaven Beach, Heart Reef.

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Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ | Australia

The Louise

Thorngrove Manor Hotel

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

A culinary haven in the heart of Australia’s Barossa Valley wine region Surrounded by acres of vineyards, The Louise is a private luxury hideaway with breathtaking views, superb accommodation and one of Australia’s finest regional restaurants, Appellation. Together, Appellation and The Louise are South Australia’s outstanding food, wine and luxury accommodation destination.

Things to enjoy: Private outdoor rain showers, hot spa, sauna, cycling, works of art. Nearby: Exclusive wine tastings, hot-air ballooning, helicopter tours, conservation parks, art galleries, local farmer’s markets.

A quintessential romantic hilltop escape, 20 minutes from the Adelaide city centre Thorngrove’s unique creative architecture is distinctive with captivating style and contemporary influence. Imaginative and artistic decor renders each room a masterpiece. Guests enjoy total privacy; you may never see the other guests. Individual dining and comfort levels surpass all five star ratings. Romantics – this could be journey’s end!

Things to enjoy: An artistic architectural adventure, unique privacy, individual dining, in-room massage therapies, organic produce. Nearby: Barossa Valley, Adelaide, Cleland Wildlife Park, Kangaroo Island, cooking school, wineries/vineyards.

15 Rooms Owner: Jim and Helen Carreker Tel: +61 8 8562 2722 Email: Address: Corner of Seppeltsfield and Stonewell Roads, Marananga, Barossa Valley, South Australia 5355

5 Rooms General Manager: Kenneth Lehmann Tel: +61 8 8339 6748 Email: Address: 2 Glenside Lane, Stirling Adelaide, South Australia 5152

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The Dreams Hotel & Residences

Woodbridge on the Derwent

TA S M A N I A , A U S T R A L I A

TA S M A N I A , A U S T R A L I A

A blend of personal, lifestyle and elegant hotel living Sitting on an 18-hole golf course, with spectacular views of North West Bay, the D’ Entrecastaux Channel and the Bruny Island, you’ll find The Dreams Hotel & Residences. With its contemporary design and attention to every detail, it truly defines small luxury hotel living. Enjoy modern sculptures along the ' art walk ' before heading to the lawn for a live music performance.

Things to enjoy: Observatory deck, social lounge, library cafe, private theatre, gym, dine with Chef. Nearby: Mount Wellington, golf, cycling, fishing, sailing, wine tasting, UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Located on the banks of Tasmania’s beautiful Derwent River An intriguing blend of Tasmanian heritage, superb scenery and a relaxing lifestyle unite at Woodbridge on the Derwent. This beautiful Heritage listed Georgian house, standing on the banks of the River Derwent provides elegant suite accommodation, mouth-watering ‘slow food’, a local Valley wine list and warm country hospitality.

48 Rooms Managing director: Richard Gerathy Tel: +1300 318 628 Email: Address: 1393 Channel Highway, Margate, Hobart, Tasmania 7054

9 Rooms Proprietor: John Grimley Tel: +61 3 6261 5566 Email: Address: 6 Bridge Street, New Norfolk, Tasmania 7140

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Things to enjoy: Wildlife experiences, gourmet cooking school, wine and whisky tasting, fishing, cycling, golf, kayaking. Nearby: Local antique markets, fishing, campfire breakfast at riverside truffle orchard, walks in Mount Field National Park.

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Injidup Spa Retreat WESTERN AUSTRALIA

On the shores of Injidup Beach and in the heart of the Margaret River wine region

Things to enjoy: Spa, private plunge pools, yoga, scuba diving, cooking classes, in-villa dining. Nearby: Deep sea fishing, Aboriginal Corroboree, night nature tours, wineries, beaches, caves, kayaking, galleries.

Western Australia’s best-kept secret, Injidup Spa Retreat, set within the Margaret River Wine Region, is an intimate coastal retreat that promises tranquillity, fabulous ocean views and indulgent spa treatments in one of the world’s most naturally beautiful settings. 10 Rooms Manager: Pauline Tew Tel: +61 8 9750 1300 Email: Address: Cape Clairault Road, Injidup, Western Australia 6282 www.slh.com/injidupretreat

Smiths Beach Resort WESTERN AUSTRALIA

On spectacular Smiths Beach and within the internationally acclaimed Margaret River Wine Region

Things to enjoy: Swimming pool, tennis, surfing, scuba diving, aboriginal cultural experience. Nearby: Heart of wine region, deep sea fishing, diving, caving, wineries, galleries, Cape to Cape walk.

Smiths Beach Resort is blessed with a pristine beachfront location, designed with an understated sophistication and located in the heart of the Margaret River Wine Region. Nestled between Cape Naturalist and Cape Leeuwin, the award-winning resort provides an ideal retreat in a location that is lovingly tendered and preserved. 39 Rooms Managing director: Pauline Tew Tel: +61 8 9750 1200 Email: Address: Smiths Beach Road, Yallingup, Western Australia 6282 www.slh.com/smithsbeach

MAY WE SUGGEST …

…chartering a boat and cruising the fabulous Whitsundays, stopping off for a champagne picnic on a deserted beach before heading back for a relaxing and indulgent spa treatment.

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FRENCH POLYNESIA

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FRENCH POLYNESIA

Vahine Island

2 Rarotonga 

COOK ISLANDS

SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN

NEW ZEALAND

Aitutaki Atiu Rarotonga 

SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN

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North Island Auckland 

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Pacific Resort Aitutaki

Amuri

Aitutaki

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F R E N C H P O LY N E S I A 2

Vahine Island

Motu Tu Vahine Society Islands

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NEW ZEALAND 3

Solitaire Lodge

Rotorua

North Island

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Treetops Lodge & Estate

Rotorua

North Island

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Wharekauhau Country Estate

Martinborough

North Island

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Blanket Bay

Glenorchy

South Island

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Eichardt’s Private Hotel

Queenstown

South Island

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The George

Christchurch

South Island

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Grasmere Lodge

Arthur’s Pass

South Island

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Rotorua Taupo

TASMAN SEA

Wellington 

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Stewart Island

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The Southern Alps, New Zealand

NEW ZEALAND & PACIFIC

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Let New Zealand’s

wild beauty seduce you Solitaire Lodge, Rotorua, North Island

NEW ZEALAND

NORTH ISLAND

NEW ZEALAND SUGGESTED ITINERARY Auckland

Day 1

the heart of the Southern Alps.

After flying into Queenstown Airport on South

TASMAN SEA

Island, take the one hour drive to Blanket Bay set at Solitaire Lodge

Wellington

Rotorua Taupo

Grasmere Lodge SOUTH ISLAND

 Christchurch

mountain and lake views.

 Queenstown Eichardt's Private Hotel SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN

chesterfields, five-course feasts and pursuits reign here with four-wheel-

From here, you can take a glacial tour, tackle some

drive safaris, tennis, horse riding or

serious hiking, experience the Queenstown wine trail

skiing in winter. And where else can

or a helicopter ride to Milford Sound, always

you take a scenic flight from the front

returning to this organic hideaway for a spot of fly-

lawn?

fishing along the lake shore before a gourmet dinner

Days 12 to 14

and a jolly good night’s sleep. Your tour continues with a visit to the North Island. Solitaire Lodge is set on its

After a few days out in the wild, drive back towards

very own private peninsula overlooking

Queenstown and check in at the elegant downtown

Lake Tarawera. Book a suite for lake

retreat of Eichardt’s Private Hotel. This hotel provides

views and take a wild swim before sitting

the perfect base for exploring the city, enjoying its

down to some of the finest cuisine in

designer shopping, gourmet dining

New Zealand. There are plenty more

and trips into the wine region.

activities from trout fishing to water-

Canoeing on Lake Grasmere, South Island

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the place isn’t filled with leather top-notch spa treatments. Outdoor

skiing but you can’t leave this beautiful

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sheep station but that doesn’t mean

Days 2 to 4

Days 5 to 7

Blanket Bay

STEWART ISLAND

the northern end of Lake Wakatipu with breathtaking

Grasmere Lodge may be a working

country without a trip to a nearby Maori

Next stop is a genuine taste of rural

historical site and the White Island

New Zealand near Arthur’s Pass in

Active Volcano.

Day 1 to 4

Arrive at Queenstown Airport, hire a car and take the trip to Blanket Bay and the Lake Wakatipu area

Day 5 to 7

Head back to Queensland and Eichardt’s Private Hotel

Day 8 to 11

Drive 6 hours north past Christchurch to Grasmere Lodge. Alternatively, take the western route across glaciers and breathtaking scenery (this will require a two day drive)

Day 12 to 14 Either drive or take a flight from Christchurch to Rotorua then onto Solitaire Lodge before heading back to Rotorua International Airport

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Pacific Resort Aitutaki A I T U TA K I , C O O K I S L A N D S

Sunset shore of Aitutaki’s beautiful lagoon Serenity rules in Pacific Resort Aitutaki, one of the most beautiful places on earth. Bungalows with breathtaking views over the lagoon nestle on sandy beaches just steps away from tropical gardens. Polynesian style permeates every corner of this resort, from the light and airy rooms to fantastic food and the islandinspired healing treatments of the spa. 27 Rooms Chief Executive Officer: Greg Stanaway Tel: +682 31720 Email: Address: Amuri, Aitutaki

Things to enjoy: Snorkelling, massage and beauty therapy, guided walks, cycling, kayaks, croquet. Nearby: Deep sea fishing, scuba diving, kite boarding, One Foot Island, Maungu Pu, Honeymoon Island.

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Vahine Island S O C I E T Y I S L A N D S , F R E N C H P O LY N E S I A

Beautiful retreat on the Motu Tu Vahine An unspoiled, pristine paradise in a sensational location, Vahine Island is a 23-acre private island with white sandy beaches and coconut groves in a blue lagoon near Bora Bora. There are only nine bungalows, so expect total peace. The French cuisine is delicious and the opportunities to explore are endless.

9 Rooms Owners: Bernard and Sandra Isautier Tel: +689 65 67 38 Email: Address: Motu Tu Vahine, Tahaa

Things to enjoy: Water sports, naturalist tour, fishing, kayaks. Nearby: Deep sea fishing, scuba diving, Faaroa botanical gardens, Tahitian temple, Maori historic site.

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Solitaire Lodge NORTH ISLAND, NEW ZEALAND

A majestic setting over legendary Lake Tarawera Solitaire Lodge provides a luxurious setting where the accent is on peace and privacy. Here you can explore areas of unspoilt natural beauty and sample the finest cuisine New Zealand has to offer.

10 Rooms General Manager: Wayne Tomlinson Tel: + 64 7 362 8208 Email: Address: Lake Tarawera RD5, Rotorua, North Island

Things to enjoy: Spa treatments, fishing, lake swimming, boating, helipad, floatplane, thermal bathing, waterskiing. Nearby: Bushwalks, mountain biking, white-water rafting, White Island Volcano, Maori sites, Rotorua.

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Treetops Lodge & Estate NORTH ISLAND, NEW ZEALAND

Set in the midst of an 800-year-old wilderness

Things to enjoy: Fly-fishing, hiking, mountain biking, horse riding, 4WD tours, bird watching, cooking classes. Nearby: Geothermal attractions, Maori sites, native forests, White Island Volcano, golf, helicopter flights, Zorbing.

Nestled in 2,500 acres of 800-year-old native forest, awardwinning Treetops Lodge is a life-long dream realised by owner and passionate naturalist, John Sax. This uniquely New Zealand experience is a sanctuary and retreat of breathtaking terrain, offering the ultimate in world-class accommodation and adventure. 15 Rooms Owner: John Sax Tel: +64 7 333 2066 Email: Address: 351 Kearoa Road, Horohoro, Rotorua, North Island www.slh.com/treetops

Wharekauhau Country Estate NORTH ISLAND, NEW ZEALAND

Overlooking Palliser Bay

Things to enjoy: Indoor pool, spa, tennis, horse riding, shooting, quad biking, mountain biking, archery, farm tour. Nearby: Vineyards, seal rookery, National Wildlife Centre, Te Papa Museum, Weta Studios in Wellington.

A 5,500-acre working sheep station surrounded by forest, spectacular beaches, rivers, lakes and wetlands, Wharekauhau Country Estate is a haven from the outside world. It offers great dining, an extensive range of spa treatments and a fabulous choice of activities all overlooking Palliser Bay. 12 Rooms General Managers: Kristy and Nico de Lange Tel: +64 6 307 7581 Email: Address: Western Lake Road, Palliser Bay, Martinborough, North Island www.slh.com/wharekauhau

Blanket Bay SOUTH ISLAND, NEW ZEALAND

Lakeside luxury in the Southern Alps

Things to enjoy: On-site private stables, spa and steam rooms, boating, fly-fishing. Nearby: Milford Sound, hiking, skydiving, heli-skiing, wineries, Queenstown, National Park, vineyards, golf.

Splendid isolation surrounded by mountains, Blanket Bay sits at the north end of Lake Wakatipu, where peace and solitude are guaranteed alongside breathtaking views, glacial tours, serious hiking and easy access to Queenstown and the wine trail.

13 Rooms General Manager: Philip Jenkins Tel: +64 3 441 0115 Email: Address: PO Box 35, Glenorchy, South Island www.slh.com/blanketbay

Eichardt’s Private Hotel SOUTH ISLAND, NEW ZEALAND

Exclusive lakefront location in the heart of Queenstown

Things to enjoy: Day visits or camp outs at our 90,000-acre high country station. Nearby: Milford Sound, golf, hiking, horse riding, skiing, water sports, vineyards, art galleries.

Iconic landmark, Eichardt’s Private Hotel, was built on the back of the gold-mining boom in the mid 19th century and bears the name of former owners Albert and Julia Eichardt. On the shores of Lake Wakatipu with just nine suites, this elegant downtown retreat retains many of its original features, with supreme comfort and a home-from-home welcome. 9 rooms General Manager: Holly Taylor Tel: +64 3 441 0450 Email: Address: Marine Parade, Queenstown, South Island www.slh.com/eichardts

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The George

Grasmere Lodge

SOUTH ISLAND, NEW ZEALAND

SOUTH ISLAND, NEW ZEALAND

Overlooking Hagley Park in the heart of Christchurch An elegant, modern city sanctuary in a peaceful setting next to Hagley Park and the River Avon yet just steps from the cultural centre of Christchurch, The George has two award-winning restaurants, displays of New Zealand art and a chic stylish bar and lobby.

Things to enjoy: Two award-winning restaurants. Nearby: Golf, casino, arts centre, botanical gardens, punting on the River Avon, Antarctic Centre.

South Island high-country A working sheep station near Arthur’s Pass in the heart of the Southern Alps, Grasmere Lodge combines a genuine taste of rural New Zealand with superb accommodation, a pool, a spa, fine dining and an extensive choice of leisure opportunities.

53 Rooms General Manager: Bruce Garrett Tel: +64 3 379 4560 Email: Address: 50 Park Terrace, PO Box 13063, Christchurch 8141, South Island

15 Rooms Owner : Tom Butler Tel: +64 3 318 8407 Email: Address: State Highway 73, Private Bag 55009, Christchurch, South Island

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MAY WE SUGGEST …

Things to enjoy: Tennis, spa treatments, mountain biking, horse riding, fishing, 4WD farm tours, kayaking. Nearby: Arthur’s Pass National Park.

Blanket Bay, South Island

... a helicopter ride from Blanket Bay to Milford Sound, or the rivers of Greenstone Valley and the enchanting Fiordland. Visit the world’s southernmost vineyards and lunch at Amisfield Winery.

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Chrome Hotel

Kolkata

West Bengal

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Ganga Kutir Resort and Spa

Kolkata

West Bengal

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The Kenilworth Beach Resort & Spa

Salcete

Goa

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Orange County Coorg

Mysore

Karnataka

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Orange County Kabini

Mysore

Karnataka

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Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu

Dhuni Kolhu Island

Baa Atoll

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The Paul Bangalore

Bangalore

Karnataka

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Kumarakom Lake Resort

Kottayam

Kerala

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Dhonakulhi Island

Haa Alifu Atoll

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Island Hideaway Spa Resort & Marina

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Kerala

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Bodu Hithi Island

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Old Harbour Hotel

Coco Palm Bodu Hithi

N. Malé Atoll

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The Oberoi Rajvila¯s

Jaipur

Rajasthan

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Baros Maldives

Baros Island

N. Malé Atoll

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The Oberoi Udaivilás

Udaipur

Rajasthan

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Coco Palm Kuda Hithi

Kuda Hithi

N. Malé Atoll

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The Oberoi Vanyavilás

Sawai Madhopur

Rajasthan

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Huvafen Fushi

Huvafen Fushi

N. Malé Atoll

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Naladhu Maldives

Veligrandhu Huraa

S. Malé Atoll

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Velassaru

Velassaru Island

S. Malé Atoll

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The Raj Palace The Oberoi Amarvilás

Jaipur Agra

Rajasthan Uttar Pradesh

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The Oberoi, Mauritius

Pointe aux Piments

Mauritius

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Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Spa Resort

Bel Ombre

Mauritius

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Frégate Island Private

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Labriz Seychelles

Silhouette

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The Fortress Resort & Spa

Koggala

Galle

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Jetwing Lighthouse

Dadella

Galle

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Jetwing Beach

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Negombo

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Jetwing Vil Uyana

Rangirigama

Sigiriya

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Serene Pavilions

Upali Mawatha

Wadduwa

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Baros Maldives, Indian Ocean

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Island Hideaway Spa Resort & Marina, Dhonakulhi, Maldives

INDIA

INDIAN OCEAN SUGGESTED ITINERARY It is difficult not to fall in love with Sri Lanka, cited

Enjoy a bite to eat in The Sulang before heading

as the island jewel of the Indian Ocean. From

off to explore the area. Climb the Sigiriya Rock

palm fringed coastlines to lush tropical

Fortress, just five kilometres away, visit the

rainforests and historical monuments at every

cultural cities of Polonnaruwa and Anuradhapura

corner, this country is the perfect destination for a

and get an insight into Buddism from the head

road tour before you jet over to the Maldives for

monk at the village temple.

some well deserved rest and relaxation. The best way to see Sri Lanka is by hiring a tour guide who will drive you, so make sure you book one who is licensed. Days 1 to 3 Arrive into Bandaranaike International Airport

Sigiriya Jetwing Vil Uyana Island Hideaway Spa Resort & Columbo Marina

 Serene Pavilions

Days 4 to 6 MalĂŠ

Your next stop takes you south to Wadduwa and

Galle The Fortress Resort & Spa

Serene Pavilions. Set in a 7 acre coconut grove and with just 12 adult-only pavilions, the Serenity Spa and gourmet beachside dining, the resort provides the perfect spot for pure pampering and

INDIAN OCEAN

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(Colombo) and meet your driver who will take you

indulgence. It also makes an ideal base from

to the fascinating, eco-friendly Jetwing Vil Uyana,

which to visit the famous Pinnewala Elephant

located in the heart of a nature reserve. Choose to

Orphanage or the Gem City of Ratnapura. Wind

features, an Ayurvedic spa and even a fascinating wine

reside over lush paddy fields, a private lake or

your way through local villages on the way,

cellar but do try to drag yourself away from the hotel to

within the tropical forest in thatched cabanas

stopping to barter with the locals at roadside fruit

discover the inspiring colonial city and its surrounds

taking you back to nature but in luxurious style.

stalls or a Spice Garden to see how indigenous

before heading back up the coast to the airport for your

plants are used in food and for their healing

flight home or next stop, the Maldives.

properties in Ayurvedic medicines. Days 7 to 9

Island Hideaway Spa Resort & Marina

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Days 10 to 14 Spend your last few days in the idyllic Maldives and you

Now it is time to head further south to Galle,

will never want to leave. Pure white sand beaches, crystal

famous for its Dutch fort, for your last couple of

clear waters and sheer relaxation await as you arrive at

days in Sri Lanka. Your next hotel, The Fortress

Island Hideaway Spa Resort & Marina on the private

Resort & Spa, is aptly named and replicates this

virgin island of Dhonakulhi. Learn to dive at the diving

famous landmark in Dutch and Portuguese

school, laze on a hammock reading a book or indulge in a

architectural style. Here you will find lush gardens

spa treatment; these last few days are for pure self

sheltering hammocks and stunning water

indulgence.

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Jewels of the

Indian Ocean

Days 1 to 3

Arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport, meet your driver and head to Jetwing Vil Uyana

Days 4 to 6

Head south to Serene Pavilions

Days 7 to 9

Continue south to Galle and The Fortress Resort & Spa

Day 10 to 14 Return to the airport at Colombo to either catch your plane home or carry on to the Maldives to MalĂŠ International Airport and Island Hideaway Resort Spa & Marina. Take the water plane from the airport to Hanimaadhoo before taking an exhilarating boat ride to the resort

The Fortress Resort & Spa, Galle, Sri Lanka

Serene Pavilions, Wadduwa, Sri Lanka

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The Kenilworth Beach Resort & Spa Goa

Experience another World

Orange County, Coorg K A R N ATA K A , I N D I A

GOA, INDIA

A dazzling example of Goan hospitality set on Utorda’s white sandy beach An exclusive tropical retreat with a spectacular setting overlooking the beach, The Kenilworth Beach Resort & Spa is a stylish getaway nestled in 14 acres of beautifully landscaped garden, with four great restaurants, an unusual sunken bar, Agua spa and an infinite variety of leisure activities.

In the heart of a 300-acre working coffee plantation Surrounded by misty mountains, tropical forests and Southern India’s sacred River Cauvery, Orange County, Coorg is utterly mesmerising. Experience both the old India and the new with private pool villas, plantation-style cottages, three superb restaurants, an Ayurvedic spa, infinity pool and as much home-grown coffee as you could want.

104 Rooms General Manager: Sumir Yadav Tel: +91 832 669 8888 Email: Address: Utorda, Salcete Goa, India

49 Rooms General Manager: Shodan Kumar Tel: +91 827 425 8481 Email: Address: Coorg Karadigodu Post, Siddapur, Coorg, 571 253 Karnataka

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Orange County, Kabini

The Paul Bangalore

K A R N ATA K A , I N D I A

BANGALORE, INDIA

A wildlife haven in the Kadu Kuruba tribe heartland Nestled on the banks of the Kabini River, close to the Nagarhole and Bandipur National Parks, Orange County, Kabini provides a unique setting from which to experience this stunning region’s abundant wildlife and culture. The spacious thatched cottages provide an elegant and comfortable retreat following a day’s safari.

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Things to enjoy: Fishing, water sports, island cruises, swimming pool, open-air jacuzzi, casino, spa, gym, library. Nearby: Beaches, numerous forts and churches, wildlife sanctuaries.

Things to enjoy: Elephant bathing and rides, coracle rides, tribal dances. Nearby: Boat and vehicle safaris, tribal village visit, guided birdwatching walk.

A relaxing and refined haven in the heart of Bangalore Providing a tranquil refuge in this bustling city, The Paul Bangalore is an extremely elegant all-suite, boutique hotel with spacious accommodation, a gym, sauna and pool, conveniently located right opposite The Embassy Golf Links in Domlur.

30 Rooms General Manager Jain Kumar Tel: +91 822 826 9100 Email: Address: Bheeramballi Village & Post, H.D. Kote Taluk, Mysore, Karnataka 571116

53 Rooms Director Operations: Shelley Thayil Tel: +91 80 4047 7777 Email: Address: 139/28, Domlur Layout, Off Intermediate Ring Road, Bangalore 560071, Karnataka

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Things to enjoy: Plantation tour, birdwatching, Ayurveda spa, coffee lounge, children’s centre. Nearby: Nature walks, Dubare elephant camp, Bylekuppe Tibetan monastery.

Things to enjoy: Learning local dishes with the chef, personal trainer in the gym. Nearby: Parks, lakes and monuments, shopping malls, the Maharaja’s Palace (3 hours drive).

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Kumarakom Lake Resort

Old Harbour Hotel

KERALA, INDIA

KERALA, INDIA

Situated on the banks of Vembanad Lake A bird-watcher’s paradise on the shores of Lake Vembanad, Kumarakom Lake Resort features the authentic traditional architecture of Kerala nestled amid the picturesque backwaters of Kerala. Set in 25 acres of coconut groves, the resort has an Ayurveda spa, a 250-metre-long meandering pool and houseboats.

Things to enjoy: Swimming pool, jacuzzi, health and beauty, gym, snooker, water sports, fishing, backwater cruise. Nearby: Vembanad Lake, sunset cruises, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, cookery lessons, spice farms, temples.

Tantalisingly close to the fascinating, ancient Chinese fishing nets at Fort Cochin Immaculately restored, this 300-year-old hotel is set in wonderfully serene gardens. Retaining its Dutch colonial architectural features, this glorious treasure has 13 spacious rooms and Kerala-style garden cottages, an Ayurvedic spa with an openair terrace, a large swimming pool and a delightful restaurant.

59 Rooms Director of Operations: Shelley Thayil Tel: +91 481 252 4900 Email: Address: Backwaters, Kumarakom North, Kottayam, Kerala 686566

13 Rooms General Manager: Edgar Pinto Tel: +91 484 221 8006 Email: Address: 1/328 Tower Road, Fortkochi, Kerala 682001

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The Oberoi Rajvila¯s

The Oberoi Udaivilás

RAJASTHAN, INDIA

RAJASTHAN, INDIA

Close to the historic city of Jaipur An exquisite interpretation of an ancient royal fort, The Oberoi Rajvila¯s sits in 32 acres of grounds with tranquil pools and pavilions dotted among shady lawns. Stunning rooms have sunken marble baths and the villas open out to their own private swimming pools and flowerfilled courtyards. It also has a beautiful spa, tennis courts and a 260-year-old Shiva temple to enjoy.

Things to enjoy: Chip and putt golf, tennis, spa, gym, sauna, jacuzzi. Nearby: Elephant safaris, golf, City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, Jaigarh, Nahargarh.

On the banks of Lake Pichola A breathtakingly beautiful Mewar-style residence on the shores of Lake Pichola, The Oberoi Udaivilás is a magnificent blaze of domes and spires set around courtyards and surrounded by gardens, pools and fountains. The food is superb, the spa and fitness suite state-of-the-art and the location perfect for exploring Udaipur.

71 Rooms General Manager: Ratna Malhotra Tel: +91 141 268 0101 Email: Address: Jaipur, Rajasthan, 303 012

87 Rooms Executive Assistant Manager: Gaurav Singh Tel: +91 294 243 3300 Email: Address: Haridasji Ki Magri Udaipur, Rajasthan, 313001

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Things to enjoy: Restaurant, spa, pool, works of art. Nearby: Kathkali dance shows, Mattancherry Palace, 18th century synagogue, backwaters boat trips.

Things to enjoy: Spa, yoga, gym, CD/DVD library, cookery and history sessions. Nearby: Horse riding, camel and elephant rides, organised picnics, palaces including Bada Mahal.

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The Oberoi Vanyavilás

The Raj Palace

RAJASTHAN, INDIA

RAJASTHAN, INDIA

Located at the periphery of Ranthambhore National Park Sleep under embroidered canvas in the jungle home of tigers. The Oberoi Vanyavilás is a lush green estate dotted with 25 sumptuous tents on the edge of the Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve. Besides exotic wildlife, expect great food, a heated outdoor pool, a holistic spa with yoga and a library bar.

Things to enjoy: Spa, CD/DVD library, yoga, elephant rides, culinary demonstrations, library bar, bonfire. Nearby: Wildlife tours, Ranthambhore National Park, Ranthambhore Fort.

Located within the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur A truly magnificent Maharaja’s palace, located in the heart of Jaipur. Tucked behind fortified walls, The Raj Palace is Jaipur’s former royal residence. The palace is a living museum, stately mansion and a pleasure palace with restaurants, spa, cinema, pool, gardens, courtyards, museum suites and stunning decorative features.

25 Rooms General Manager: Tapan Piplani Tel: +91 746 222 3999 Email: Address: Ranthambhore Road, Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan, 322001

29 Rooms General Manager: Ankur Rara Tel: +91 141 263 4077 Email: Address: Amber Road, Jaipur, Rajasthan, 302002

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The Oberoi Amarvilás

Chrome Hotel

U T TA R P R A D E S H , I N D I A

K O L K ATA , I N D I A

600 metres from the Taj Mahal A palace overlooking a palace, The Oberoi Amarvilás is renowned for great views of the Taj Mahal, yet it is palatial in its own right. Influenced by Moorish and Mughal architecture the majestic mansion encircles an impressive colonnade filled with fountains and reflection pools.

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Experience another World

Things to enjoy: Spa, gym, private yoga sessions, cookery classes with the chef. Nearby: UNESCO World Heritage Sites (Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri), Itmad-ud-Daulah and Sikandra’s tombs.

An ultra-modern architectural landmark, superbly placed for business in central Kolkata Resembling a sculptured work of art, Chrome Hotel is an extraordinarily unique building. Super chic features, such as the LED-lit circular windows, make a dynamic first impression. Inside, eclectic décor, fine dining, a rooftop terrace and pool, a nightclub and gym make this avant-garde hotel stand out from the crowd.

102 Rooms General Manager: George Kuruvilla Tel: +91 562 223 1515 Email: Address: Taj East Gate, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, 282 001

63 Rooms General Manager: Anson Jose Tel: +91 33 3096 3096 Email: Address: 226, AJC Bose Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) - 700020, West Bengal

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Things to enjoy: Croquet, gym, spa, jacuzzi, multimedia theatre, folk dances. Nearby: Game drives, elephant safaris, golf, horse riding, Amber, Jaigarh and Narhgarh Forts, City Palace, Jal Mahal, polo.

Things to enjoy: Gourmet restaurant, nightclub, pool rooftop terrace, gym, business centre. Nearby: Victoria Memorial, temples, golf courses.

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Ganga Kutir Resort and Spa WEST BENGAL, INDIA

An intimate retreat on the banks of the River Ganges When the pace of city life becomes too much, this is the place to come and rest a while. In the sleepy hamlet of Raichak, Ganga Kutir has just 16 sophisticated guest rooms, simple but delicious international cuisine, a bar overlooking the river, a spa, meditation centre, engaging views and most of all, peace. 16 Rooms Resort Manager: Yvette Bose Tel: +91 317 427 5632 Email: Address: Raichak-on-Ganges, CPT Road off Nurpur Road Off Diamond Harbour Road, South 24 Paraganas, Kolkata 743368, West Bengal

Things to enjoy: Peaceful ambience, spa, beauty treatments, river views, infinity pool, gourmet cuisine, eclectic wine meditation centre, yoga classes. Nearby: Kolkata, Bakkhali (Beach front), Ganga Sagar, Sunderbans National Park.

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Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu MALDIVES

Located on the beautiful Maldivian island of Dhuni Kolhu Immerse yourself in a tropical island fantasy at Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu, a private island retreat overlooking an aquamarine lagoon in the middle of the Indian Ocean. With a choice of Beach and Lagoon Villas, this stunning resort has a diving school, a varied selection of water sports and a fabulous spa.

98 Rooms General Manager: Mario Stanic Tel: +960 660 00 11 Email: Address: Dhuni Kolhu Island, Baa Atoll

Things to enjoy: Tennis, gym, jacuzzi, water sports, spa. Nearby: Scuba diving, snorkelling, fishing, desert island, dolphin spotting, private outdoor cinema.

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Island Hideaway Spa Resort & Marina MALDIVES

Situated on the privately-owned uninhabited virgin island of Dhonakulhi Live your dream at Island Hideaway Spa Resort & Marina. The resort has six types of spectacular villas, the first marina of its kind in the Maldives, a world-class dive centre and a luxury spa making it a favourite for many of its visitors. 44 Rooms Director of Operations: Mohamed Afzal Tel: +960 650 15 15 Email: Address: Dhonakulhi Island, Haa Alifu Atoll

Things to enjoy: Spa, gym, scuba diving, snorkelling, sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, catamaran, kids’ club. Nearby: Sunset/sunrise cruises, fishing, Utheemu Palace, aerial photo flights.

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Coco Palm Bodu Hithi MALDIVES

Situated on the private island of Bodu Hithi Kick off your shoes and unwind at Coco Palm Bodu Hithi, a little piece of paradise on its own private island in the Maldives. A pure white beach washed by a crystal-clear sea provides the backdrop for your thatched island or water villa, together with romantic indoor or outdoor dining and a spa that hovers over the water.

100 Rooms General Manager: Mario Stanic Tel: +960 664 11 22 Email: Address: Bodu Hithi Island, North Malé Atoll

Things to enjoy: Spa, snorkelling, scuba diving, sailing, canoeing, windsurfing, water skiing, fishing. Nearby: Fish market, Fishers Island, Hukuru Miskiiy, Mulee-aage, The National Museum, local markets.

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Experience another World

Baros Maldives MALDIVES

The essence of the Maldives

Things to enjoy: Non-motorised water sports, spa, big game fishing, traditional Maldivian sailing dhoni, gym, library. Nearby: Local island explorations, Malé sightseeing tour.

Baros Maldives is a resort that offers understated elegance with a sense of authenticity, value and local culture. A lush, tropical island set in the shimmering waters of a shallow lagoon in the North Malé Atoll, ringed by a reef alive with marine life. The island is accessed by speedboat within 25 minutes. A fantastic selection of over-water restaurants, fashionable bars, lush vegetation and a pampering spa add to the charm of this idyllic retreat. 75 Rooms Director of Sales & Marketing: Andy Dirgantara Tel: +960 664 26 72 Email: Address: North Malé Atoll www.slh.com/baros

Coco Palm Kuda Hithi MALDIVES

A tropical respite in the North Malé Atoll

Things to enjoy: Spa, deep sea fishing, sailing, scuba diving, snorkelling, water skiing, yoga, tai chi. Nearby: Fishers Island, fish market, the National Museum, Hukuru Miskiiy.

Total privacy and seclusion, tropical flora, tall coconut trees, white-sand beaches and turquoise seas are just some of the reasons why a stay at Coco Palm Kuda Hithi is truly like no other. The spacious, single residence on your own private island blends in total harmony with its natural surroundings.

8 rooms General Manager: Mario Stanic Tel: +960 664 88 66 Email: Address: Kuda Hithi, North Malé Atoll www.slh.com/cocopalmkuda

Huvafen Fushi MALDIVES

Set in a tropical retreat

Things to enjoy: Floatation pool, yoga, gym, water sports, scuba diving, wine cellar, 68ft luxury cruiser, Dhoni sailing marine biologist. Nearby: Malé, island excursions including sunset deep sea fishing on a traditional dhoni.

A truly unique paradise with an immense wow factor, Huvafen Fushi is the ultimate retreat for pure relaxation and indulgence featuring the world’s first underwater spa. With a plunge pool in every room and decks overlooking the azure lagoon, it is the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate.

43 Rooms General Manager: Noel Cameron Tel: +960 664 42 22 Email: Address: North Malé Atoll www.slh.com/huvafen

Naladhu Maldives MALDIVES

Set on Veligandu Huraa, South Malé Atoll

Things to enjoy: Wine tasting, gourmet cooking classes, tennis, gym, private yoga, spa, jacuzzi, sauna, scuba diving, sailing and windsurfing. Nearby: Excursions to neighbouring islands, folklore nights by firelight, scenic seaplane flights, Malé.

The apotheosis of castaway living, Naladhu Maldives is an intimate resort with just 19 cabana-style houses each with an infinity swimming pool and House Master service, the island equivalent of a butler. Set on the island of Veligandu Huraa, with as much or as little privacy as you wish, great cuisine and a wide selection of activities makes this a very special retreat. 19 Rooms General Manager: Claudia Pronk Tel: +960 664 18 88 Email: Address: Veligandu Huraa, South Malé Atoll, PO Box 2014 www.slh.com/naladhu

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Velassaru

The Oberoi, Mauritius

MALDIVES

POINTE AUX PIMENTS, MAURITIUS

An exclusive sanctuary on one of the Maldives’ most beautiful island destinations Villa living at its most luxurious on a private coral island surrounded by a glistening turquoise sea, Velassaru is a beautifully secluded resort where stylish, minimalist villas hover over the lagoon or look out over an astonishingly white powdery beach.

Things to enjoy: Spa, scuba diving, water sports, sailing, gym, tennis, villa dining, five restaurants, two bars. Nearby: Diving, seaplane excursions, big game fishing.

Utmost privacy in Mauritius A tranquil village of thatched villas and pavilions surrounded by luscious tropical gardens with a long stretch of golden sandy beach. The Oberoi, Mauritius is a true Eden with gourmet dining, a wonderful spa, water sports and tennis, a beautiful infinity pool and a fantastic diving centre to discover the amazing dive-sites next to the resort.

129 Rooms Group Director of Sales: Victoria Hilley Tel: +960 333 22 24 Email: Address: Velassaru Island, South Malé Atoll

71 Rooms General Manager: Marc Denton Tel: +230 204 3600 Email: Address: Baie aux Tortues, Pointe aux Piments

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Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Spa Resort

Frégate Island Private

Things to enjoy: Tennis, water sports, scuba diving, spa, gym, nature walks, stargazing, complimentary cooking and art classes. Nearby: Port Louis, Grand Baie and Pamplemousses Garden.

MAHÉ, SEYCHELLES

BEL OMBRE, MAURITIUS

With a pristine beach on the southern coast of Mauritius Superbly secluded, off the beaten track, Heritage Le Telfair faces the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean with the Plaine Champagne Mountains as a stunning backdrop. With an 18hole championship golf course, a stunning spa and a fantastic choice of restaurants, this elegant resort is for those who appreciate sun, sea, sand and nature.

Things to enjoy: Spa, tai chi, yoga, gym, tennis, golf, mountain bikes, water sports, diving, library. Nearby: Frederica Nature Reserve, hiking, mountain biking, quad and 4x4 excursions, snorkelling excursions.

A private island paradise in the Seychelles Frégate Island Private with its 16 villas is an island of outstanding natural beauty; a uniquely peaceful setting of verdant, tropical interiors and abundant nature fringed by seven dream beaches. An ecoluxury resort, which emphasises the protection of its unique flora and fauna as much as the exclusive service.

158 Rooms General Manager: Jean-Paul Martin Tel: +230 601 5500 Email: Address: Domaine de Bel Ombre, Bel Ombre

16 Rooms Chairman: Marc Aeberhard Tel: +248 670 100 Email: Address: PO Box 330 Victoria, Mahé

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Things to enjoy: Spa, gym, scuba diving, marina, water sports, big game fishing, tennis, nature walks. Nearby: Victoria, Mahé, Chimney Rocks Dive Site, Valley de Mai – UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Labriz Seychelles

The Fortress Resort & Spa

SILHOUETTE ISLAND, SEYCHELLES

GALLE, SRI LANKA

A beautiful beach-side retreat surrounded by lush forest Approached from a distance, Silhouette Island is a striking sight. Lush emerald green tropical forest, white powder soft beaches and turquoise waters, Labriz brings together the key elements of ‘fly and flop’ relaxation: a first-class spa, beautiful beaches and exceptional fine dining.

Things to enjoy: Spa, yoga, scuba diving, water sports, sunset cruise, fishing, gym, tennis. Nearby: Silhouette Giant Tortoise Sanctuary, Silhouette Nature Protection Trust, Mahé, Praslin, La Digue.

Luxury beach resort, south of the historic Galle Fort Colonial Sri Lanka meets ultra-modern interior design at The Fortress, styled after Galle’s historic Dutch fort. Enclosed within landscaped gardens overlooking the Indian Ocean, this stylish resort offers an Ayurveda-inspired Spa, classic seafood and international cuisine, fascinating wine cellar and terrace restaurant, located on the beach front.

111 Rooms General Manager: Vinesh Gupta Tel: +248 293 949 Email: Address: Silhouette Island

53 Rooms General Manager: Jan van Twest Tel: +94 91 438 9400 Email: Address: PO Box 126, Galle, Koggala, Habaraduwa

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Jetwing Lighthouse

Jetwing Beach

GALLE, SRI LANKA

NEGOMBO, SRI LANKA

Overlooking the stunning Indian Ocean A tranquil, solitary retreat, Jetwing Lighthouse is a masterpiece of space and light designed by renowned architect, Geoffrey Bawa. Superb dining and a spa are just some of the experiences to indulge in. A large spiral staircase with metal sculpted balustrade immediately catches your attention on entering the lobby, contrasting with the minimalist furnishings throughout, designed to give a feeling of spaciousness.

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Things to enjoy: Spa, tennis, squash, gym. Nearby: Whale watching, sailing, river cruise, rainforests, Galle Fort, elephant sanctuary, mask and lace making.

Surrounded by palm trees on a beautiful beach Immerse yourself in sun-kissed Sri Lankan life at Jetwing Beach on the golden shores of the Indian Ocean. Comfortable large rooms, a pool, spa and great food provide the perfect respite between exciting adventures and fun activities. Located in Negombo, 20 minutes by car from Bandaranaike International Airport.

63 Rooms General Manager: Wester Felthman Tel: +94 91 222 3744 Email: Address: Dadella, Galle

78 Rooms General Manager: Hyacinth Gunawardena Tel: +94 31 227 3500 Email: Address: Ethukala, Negombo

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Things to enjoy: Sri Lankan cooking experience with the chef, yoga. Nearby: Galle Dutch Fort, Yala Wildlife Park, turtle hatchery, elephant sanctuary, whale watching.

Things to enjoy: Two swimming pools, spa, gym, tennis, sailing. Nearby: Dolphin watching, water sports, Anawilundawa birdwatching, river trips, visits to the traditional fish market.

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Jetwing Vil Uyana S I G I R I YA , S R I L A N K A

Located within the World Heritage Site of Sigiriya A ‘back to nature’ retreat in a man-made private nature reserve aptly describes Jetwing Vil Uyana, an eco-friendly resort in an area of remarkable beauty. Here tranquillity is guaranteed alongside wonderful service, great food, Ayurveda, spa and views of the Sigiriya rock fortress.

Things to enjoy: Yoga, gym, Ayurveda, spa. Nearby: Elephant gathering, safaris, hot-air ballooning, ancient city ruins, nature trails, bird watching.

25 Rooms Manager Priyanthika Wijenaike Tel: +94 66 228 6000 Email: Address: Rangirigama, Sigiriya www.slh.com/viluyana

Serene Pavilions WADDUWA, SRI LANKA

All the privacy you need under a warm tropical sun With just 12 spacious pavilions nestled in a seven-acre coconut grove on the edge of the Indian Ocean, Serene Pavilions truly lives up to its name. Privacy and indulgence are paramount with private pools, superb international cuisine, an Ayurvedic spa and the highest degree of personal attention in the form of your very own personal butler. 12 Rooms Deputy Chairman/Chief Executive: Anura Lokuhetty Tel: +94 38 229 4444 Email: Address: No. 20, Upali Mawatha, Wadduwa 12560

Things to enjoy: Private plunge pools, butler service, Balinese spa, gym, tennis, reading room. Nearby: Beaches, golf, Colombo, Pinnewalle Elephant Orphanage, Galle, Adam’s Peak Mountain.

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MAY WE SUGGEST …

…going back to nature at Jetwing Vil Uyana in Sri Lanka where you can travel to the Minneriya National Park to experience the spectacular elephant gathering. Hundreds of elephants congregate by the reservoir to play, fight, feed or mate.

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Fishing with cormorants on Li River, China

ASIA Map Ref. Hotel

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CAMBODIA 1 Hôtel de la Paix

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22 Hoshinoya Karuizawa

Karuizawa-machi

Nagano

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23 Noborioji Hotel

Nara-shi

Nara

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Melaka

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Pahang

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Siem Reap

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Chongqing

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CHINA 2 Brilliant Resort

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M A L AY S I A Beibei District

& Spa Chongqing

3 Hotel Eclat Beijing

Chaoyang District

Beijing

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25 Cameron Highlands Resort

4 The Emperor

Dongcheng District

Beijing

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26 Pangkor Laut Resort

Pangkor Laut Island

Perak

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5 Han’s Royal

Dongcheng District

Beijing

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27 Tanjong Jara Resort

Dungun

Terengganu

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Suzhou

Jiangsu Province

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Shanghai

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Gorkhi Terelj National Park

Ulaanbaatar

Fuxing Park

29 Discovery Shores Boracay

Boracay Island

Malay

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Kunming City

Yunnan Province

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30 Misibis Bay

Cagraray Island

Bicol

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9 Wuzhen Clubhouse

Tongxiang

Zhejiang Province

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Panglao Island

Bohol

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10 Fuchun Resort

Hangzhou

Zhejiang Province

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31 Eskaya Beach Resort & Spa

11 Lanson Place Hotel

Hong Kong

Causeway Bay

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32 Naumi

Singapore

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12 The Luxe Manor

Tsim Sha Tsui

Kowloon

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33 The Sentosa

Sentosa Island

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Nantou County

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35 Hotel Éclat Taipei

Taipei

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36 San Want Residences Taipei

Taipei

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Garden Hotel

6 Regalia Resort and Spa

7 Pudi Boutique

28 Terelj Hotel

Hotel Fuxing Park Shanghai

8 Brilliant Resort

MONGOLIA

& Spa

PHILIPPINES Resort

HONG KONG

SINGAPORE Resort & Spa

INDONESIA 13 The Ayu

Toya Bungkah

Bali

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14 The Balé

Nusa Dua

Bali

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15 The Oberoi, Bali

Seminyak Beach

Bali

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16 Spa Village Resort

Tejakula

Bali

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17 Viceroy Bali

Ubud

Bali

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18 The Oberoi, Lombok

Medana Beach

Lombok

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Tembok, Bali

19 Hotel Il Palazzo

Fukuoka-shi

Fukuoka

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20 Hotel La Suite

Kobe-shi

Hyogo

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Kyoto-shi

Kyoto

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Kobe Harborland

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34 The Crystal Resort

Rihyue Village

Sun Moon Lake

37 Hotel Quote Taipei

Songshan District

Taipei

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38 Hotel Royal

Jiaosi

Yilan County

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Mui Ne Beach

Phan Thiet City

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Chiao Hsi

JAPAN

21 Hoshinoya Kyoto

TA I W A N

VIETNAM 39 L'Anmien Beach Resort For Thailand see page 62

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From teahouses

to tai chi

Wuzhen Clubhouse, Tongxiang City

CHINA SUGGESTED ITINERARY Days 1 and 2 Exploring one of the world’s oldest civilisations as it races through the 21st century

Days 1 to 4

Arrive at Beijing Capital International Airport and head to Han’s Royal Garden Hotel for a few days exploring this bustling city

Days 5 to 7

Take the bullet train to Suzhou for a relaxing stay at Regalia Resort & Spa

is always going to be a heady mix of ancient and modern. The obvious place to begin is Beijing, China’s buzzing capital. A refreshing antidote to its high-rise hotels, the Han’s Royal Garden Hotel is a superb example of a traditional courtyard residence. Set in a quiet hutong, it is the former home of a Chinese noble family and still has its own teahouse. Allow a whole day to visit the nearby Forbidden City.

Days 8 to 10 Head south towards Shanghai and Wuzhen Clubhouse for the last few days of your trip. Fly out of Shanghai Pudong International Airport

Days 3 to 4 Take a pedicab through the winding alleys of surrounding hutongs, past cafés,

private balconies overlooking the lake or garden with clean lines enhanced by

art shops and then on to the Bell and Drum Towers. From here, a short taxi ride

Chinese touches. De-stress in your own open-air jacuzzi then indulge in

takes you to Tiananmen Square. Spend the next day at the Mutianyu section

traditional massages, ayurvedic treatments or yoga in the spa.

of the Great Wall.

Days 8 to 10

Days 5 to 7

After a few days of pampering, pick up the pace with a visit to Wuzhen Clubhouse

Leave the big city for Jiangsu Province and total relaxation at the Regalia Resort

set in an ancient water town along the Jinghang Grand Canal. Comprised of three

and Spa set on the tranquil Jinji Lake. All the incredibly spacious suites have

beautifully restored Ming and Qing dynasty timber houses, there’s plenty to explore. Take a cruise along the canal to see the wonderfully preserved houses and wander down cobbled lanes lined with artisan workshops. You can even embark on a course in traditional Chinese medicinal therapy or try your hand at Tai Chi.

MONGOLIA Beijing Han’s Royal Garden Hotel

Regalia Resort and Spa

Shanghai 

CHINA

Wuzhen Clubhouse

Han's Royal Garden Hotel, Beijing

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Going Japanese

from ancient to modern Hoshinoya Kyoto

JAPAN SUGGESTED ITINERARY Days 1 and 2 Your cultural tour of Japan begins with a scenic ride on

to Hoshinoya Kyoto. Visit the Golden Temple, one of

the Bullet Train from Tokyo to Karuizawa where, staying

Kyoto’s 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, take a walk

at Hoshinoya Karuizawa you can sample the natural

through a bamboo grove or catch a rickshaw into town.

hot springs and spa. Days 3 to 5

Days 9 and 10

Your final stop is the ancient city of Nara, Japan’s first

Then take another Bullet Train ride to Kobe and its

capital. Here, there are ancient temples, shrines, cherry

spectacular waterfront, home to Hotel La Suite Kobe

blossom and three UNESCO World Heritage Sites to

Harborland, the perfect combination of urban chic and

see. But Nara is best known for its free roaming deer.

seaside relaxation. Visit the Sake Museum, sample the

Stay at the 12-room Noborioji Hotel, previously a private

famous Kobe beef and catch the cable car up Mount

members club, with its fine dining French restaurant.

Rokko for a panoramic view of the city.

The hotel will escort you early in the morning to the

Days 6 to 8

Tokyo

Hoshinoya Karuizawa

Hoshinoya Kyoto Hotel La Suite Kobe Harborland

Noborioji Hotel Osaka 

‘Shikayose’, the herding of the deer. Come nightfall enjoy a Naramachi cultural night including Japanese

Take a dreamy river cruise up the beautiful Hozugawa

calligraphy, Aizome traditional indigo dyeing and

River from the famous Togetsukyo Bridge in Arashiyama

Japanese tea ceremonies.

Fukuoka

JAPAN

Sacred Bridge in Nara, near Noborioji Hotel

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Days 1 and 2

From Tokyo Narita International Airport take the Bullet train to Hoshinoya Karuizawa

Days 3 to 5

Travel by train to Kobe to Hotel La Suite Kobe Harborland

Days 6 to 8

Then head to Hoshinoya Kyoto on the Hozugawa River

Days 9 and 10 Travel on to Nara staying at Noborioji Hotel before returning to Osaka Kansai International Airport

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Hôtel de la Paix SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA

Ideally situated in the town centre, close to Angkor Wat

Things to enjoy: Spa, fitness centre, cycling. Nearby: Angkor Wat temple, Tonle Sap floating villages, local markets, hot-air ballooning, silk farm.

Khmer minimalism and Art Deco influences abound in Hôtel de la Paix, a palatial residence with cool, fresh interiors set deep in the heart of Siem Reap. It is a calm oasis in an urban streetscape with fire gardens, water features and a three-storey spa pavilion.

107 Rooms Director of Sales and Marketing: Christian de Boer Tel: +855 63 966 000 Email: Address: Sivutha Boulevard, Siem Reap www.slh.com/delapaix

Brilliant Resort & Spa Chongqing CHONGQING, CHINA

A back-to-nature fantasy in Northern Hot Springs Park

Things to enjoy: Cooking school, Chinese and Japanese restaurants, bars, delicatessen, tea house, gym, yoga, spa. Nearby: Dynasty temples, Jinyun Mountain, golf, Ancient Tower of Taping Temple, Pianyan Old Town.

Overlooking picturesque Jialing River in a stunningly beautiful landscape of forest-covered mountains and ancient temple grounds, Brilliant Resort and Spa, Chongqing provides 31 inviting spa suites and villas with private plunge pools set in extensive hot spring gardens, just 45 kilometres from Chongqing. 23 Rooms General Manager: Arthur Zhao Tel: +86 23 6822 6666 Email: Address: North Hot Spring Park, Beibei District, Chongqing 400702 www.slh.com/brilliantchongqing

Hotel Éclat Beijing BEIJING, CHINA

Located in Chaoyang, the central business district of Beijing

Things to enjoy: Spa, fitness centre, cycling. Nearby: Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Wangfujing shopping district, JingShan Park, Beihai Park.

A gleaming glass pyramid envelopes Hotel Éclat, part of the architecturally striking Parkview Green development in Fangcaodi with its designer boutiques, restaurants and cinemas. Modern, light and wonderfully spacious, this boutique hotel has 24-hour personal butler service, a high level of privacy, a wonderful Japanese restaurant and a stunning contemporary art collection. 100 Rooms General Manager: Francois Vanvi Tel: +852 2810 5511 Email: Address: 2 Fangcaodi North Lane, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100020 www.slh.com/eclatbeijing

The Emperor BEIJING, CHINA

A cool, contemporary boutique hotel right next to the Forbidden City and the Summer Palace

Things to enjoy: Spa, gym, cycling. Nearby: Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Wangfujing shopping district, JingShan Park, Beihai Park.

Totally unique in Beijing, The Emperor is an ultra-modern boutique hotel in the city’s historic centre with amazing views of the Imperial Palace. Cutting-edge rooms and suites accompany a spectacular roof terrace and bar, a glass-enclosed spa and fitness centre, a pool, traditional imperial cuisine with a contemporary twist and outstanding butler service. 52 Rooms Executive Assistant Manager: Phil Shan Tel: +86 10 6526 5566 Email: Address: 33 Qihelou Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006 www.slh.com/theemperor

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Han’s Royal Garden Hotel

Regalia Resort and Spa

BEIJING, CHINA

JIANGSU PROVINCE, CHINA

A tranquil retreat in the heart of Beijing A refreshing antidote to Beijing’s high-rise hotels, Han’s Royal Garden Hotel is a superb example of a traditional courtyard residence. Set in a quiet hutong, it is the former home of a Chinese noble family with five impressive courtyards, Cantonese and Western dining in exquisitely elegant surroundings, a soothing spa and a dedicated wine room.

Nearby: Spa, cigar room, bar, lounge, red wine room, theatre, private dining, teahouse. Nearby: Forbidden City, Great Wall, temples, designer shopping, Houhai nightlife, Summer Palace, botanical gardens.

Set on the tranquil historic JinJi Lake Expect total pampering in a romantic lakeside setting at Regalia with its inviting infinity pool and panoramic views. This resort is quintessentially Thai with clean lines enhanced by stylish Chinese touches throughout where you can expect nothing less than total relaxation, particularly in the world-class spa.

33 Rooms General Manager: Andrew Lee Tel: +86 10 8402 5588 Email: Address: 7 Beibingmasi Hutong/20 Qinlao Hutong, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009

44 Rooms General Manager: Jane Cao Tel: +86 512 6295 0888 Email: Address: 2 Ligongdi, Suzhou, Jiangsu Province 215021

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Things to enjoy: Spa, jacuzzi, gym, outdoor swimming pool. Nearby: Golf, boatride around JinJi Lake, Tiger Hill, Han Shan Temple, jetski, parasail.

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SHANGHAI, CHINA

Art Deco glamour with a modern twist in Shanghai’s former French Concession A stylish and sophisticated refuge close to Fuxing Park, Pudi Boutique Hotel is packed with contemporary works of art by famous young Chinese artists. Placing a strong emphasis on attentive service with personal butlers, this design classic provides French fine dining, a champagne bar, a delightful roof terrace and spa services.

Things to enjoy: Cigar lounge, gym, rooftop terrace, champagne bar, in-room spa services, business centre. Nearby: Designer shopping, nightlife, classical Chinese garden, People’s Square, The Bund, TV tower.

52 Rooms General Manager: Janet Bao Tel: +86 21 5158 5888 Email: Address: 99 Yan Dang Road, Shanghai 200020 www.slh.com/pudiboutique

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Brilliant Resort & Spa

Wuzhen Clubhouse

YUNNAN PROVINCE, CHINA

ZHEJIANG PROVINCE, CHINA

On the shores of Yang Zong Lake A dedicated spa resort, Brilliant Resort & Spa sits on the shores of Yang Zong Lake. With thatched-roof villa retreats, Zen gardens and an astounding number of outdoor volcanic hot springs, this is the place for restorative spa treatments and idyllic lake views.

Things to enjoy: Spa, 25 themed hotspring pools, yoga, tai-chi, Pu’er tea house. Nearby: Watersports, Spring City Golf Course, Dian-Chi Lake, Stone Forest, Ethnic Culture village.

Set in an ancient water town along the Jinghang Grand Canal Wuzhen Clubhouse comprises three beautifully restored Ming and Qing dynasty, timber manor houses in the scenic town of Wuzhen, built over 100 years ago. Sophisticated dining, a spa and a selection of cultural activities add to the fascinating experience in this traditional and historic town with over 100 bridges that span its dense network of waterways.

23 Rooms General Manager: Jing Chen Tel: +86 871 7671 666 Email: Address: Yangzonghai area, Yiliang, Kunming City, Yunnan Province 652103

84 Rooms Owner: Xianghong Chen Tel: +86 573 88731088 Email: Address: No.18 South Shifo Road, Wuzhen, Tongxiang, Zhejiang Province 314501

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Fuchun Resort

Lanson Place Hotel, Hong Kong

HANGZHOU, CHINA

Things to enjoy: Spa, gym, business centre, Chinese medicine courses, tai chi, pottery courses. Nearby: Ancient pharmacy, water towns, canal trips, rice wine distillery.

C A U S E W A Y B A Y, H O N G K O N G

A tranquil retreat near Shanghai Total relaxation and revitalisation is the philosophy at Fuchun Resort where peace and serenity reign supreme. Surrounded by mountains, lakes and a working tea plantation, the resort’s path to rejuvenation includes Asian-inspired spa treatments, 18-hole golf and calming Eastern exercise.

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Things to enjoy: Spa, golf, Himalayan Yoga, tai chi, boating, indoor swimming pool, tennis, gym. Nearby: Six Harmonies Pagoda, West Lake, Longjing Tea House, Longmen Town, Silk Museum.

A peaceful sanctuary in the heart of Hong Kong Island Nestled in the centre of Causeway Bay, the true heart of Hong Kong, sits the exclusive Lanson Place Hotel, a stylish boutique hotel that manages to combine its close proximity to Hong Kong’s vibrant nightlife with a truly peaceful retreat for its guests.

81 Rooms Executive Assistant Manager: David Wei Tel: +86 571 6346 1111 Email: Address: Fuyang Section, Hangfu Yanjiang Road, Hangzhou, Zhejiang 311401

194 Rooms General Manager: Anson Chan Tel: +852 3477 6888 Email: Address: 133 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay

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Things to enjoy: Gym, business centre, library, private dining room, meeting rooms. Nearby: Victoria Park, shopping mall, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, City Hall, horseracing, swimming, tennis.

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The Luxe Manor

The Ayu

KOWLOON, HONG KONG

BALI, INDONESIA

Located in the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui Enticingly different and deliciously surreal, The Luxe Manor is a refreshing hotel alternative in the heart of Kowloon. A totally unique collection of artworks, extraordinary themed suites and eccentric décor provide a one-off experience together with superb cuisine in the restaurant prepared by our chefs, a gym and a business centre.

Things to enjoy: Gym, live music bar. Nearby: Harbour City, The One, K11, iSQUARE, museums, Cultural Centre, Avenue of Stars.

Nestled in the foothills of Mount Batur in Toya Bungkah The Ayu is set by the shores of Lake Batur between the soaring Mount Batur and Mount Abang. With suites in beautifully designed modern villas, a restaurant with amazing mountain views, private pools with natural hot spring water and an Ayurvedic spa, the resort is a temple to blissful quietude and wellbeing.

159 Rooms General Manager: George Wang Tel: +852 3763 8888 Email: Address: 39 Kimberley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

13 Rooms General Manager: R.C.T. Andrikus Tel: +62 361 414 444 Email: Address: Jln. Puri Bening, Toya Bungkah, Bali 80652

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The Balé

The Oberoi, Bali

BALI, INDONESIA

BALI, INDONESIA

Set on the hillside of fashionable Nusa Dua A stylish spa resort dedicated to total relaxation and rejuvenation, The Balé, overlooking the Indian Ocean, is a healing retreat for adults only with just 29 pavilions all with their own private pools and 24-hour butler service. A sandy beach and an impressive list of spa treatments with holistic programmes completes the experience.

A tropical retreat on Seminyak Beach Things to enjoy: Private infinity pool, spa, beach club, sauna, gym, adults only. Nearby: Spectacular sunset at Uluwatu Temple, Seafood market at Jimbaran Bay, water sports.

Set alongside Bali’s most beautiful beach, The Oberoi, Bali is the place in Seminyak for complete rest and relaxation. The thatched villas and cottage rooms are so private the bathrooms have glass walls looking out onto an open-air garden. Expect spectacular cuisine, a spa with outdoor massage pavilions and a beachfront swimming pool.

29 Rooms General Manager: Jose Luis Calle Tel: +62 361 775 111 Email: Address: Jl. Raya Nusa Dua Selatan PO Box 76, Nusa Dua, Bali 80363

74 Rooms Vice President & General Manager: Kamal K. Kaul Tel: +62 361 730 361 Email: Address: Jl Kayu Aya, Seminyak Beach Denpasar, Bali 80361

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Things to enjoy: Suites with private pools, Ayurvedic spa, yoga, meditation classes. Nearby: Lake Batur, sacred hot spring, Pura Ulun Danu Batur temple, Kintamani.

Things to enjoy: Spa, Balinese dancing, tennis, gym, surfing. Nearby: Temples, volcanic highlands, river rafting, golf courses in Tanah Lot and Bedugul, Monkey Forest.

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Spa Village Resort Tembok, Bali Situated on the north-eastern coast of Bali

Things to enjoy: Spa, gym, yoga, Discovery Path programmes, starlight gazing, sunset cruises on a jukong. Nearby: Fishing, snorkelling, diving, white-water rafting, waterfall excursion, tours to places of interest.

Set amidst a dramatic volcanic landscape on Bali’s north-eastern coast, Spa Village Resort Tembok, Bali is where your restorative journey begins. Dedicated to pampering and personalised spa treatments, this uniquely peaceful and tranquil spot is surrounded by tropical gardens and provides a beach-side restaurant, a spectacular infinity pool and stunning accommodation. 31 Rooms Resort Manager: Chik Lai Ping Tel: +60 327 831 000 Email: Address: Jalan Singaraja-Amlapura, No. 100 Desa Tembok, Tejakula Buleleng, Bali www.slh.com/tembok

Viceroy Bali BALI, INDONESIA

A sanctuary in paradise

Things to enjoy: Fine dining, spa, yoga, cooking classes, gym, cocktail bar, helipad. Nearby: Ubud Palace, Balinese temples, Balinese dance ceremonies, Monkey Forest, rafting, trekking, cycling.

Cut into the sides of a dramatic ravine, the Viceroy Bali is a divinely secluded retreat in the Lembah Valley, just minutes from Ubud. Experience a fantastic Swiss-inspired spa, excellent food and wines, breathtaking villa accommodation with amazing views, infinity pools and some exhilarating design features.

15 Rooms General Manager: Anthony Syrowatka Tel: +62 361 971 777 Email: Address: Jln Lanyahan, Br Nagi, Ubud, Bali www.slh.com/viceroy

The Oberoi, Lombok LOMBOK, INDONESIA

Located in a peaceful bay on North Lombok

Things to enjoy: Spa, game fishing, PADI dive centre, tennis, mountain biking, horse and cart. Nearby: Fishing, snorkelling, picnics on Gili Islands, golf, trekking on slopes of Rinjani volcano.

An idyllic island retreat set on glorious Medana Beach, The Oberoi, Lombok combines speciality spa treatments with luxurious living in delightful thatched-roof villas and pavilions within stunning tropical gardens.

50 Rooms General Manager: Rudynald A. Baihaqi Tel: +62 370 638 444 Email: Address: Medana Beach, Tanjung 83352, North Lombok www.slh.com/oberoilombok

Hotel Il Palazzo FUKUOKA, JAPAN

Located close to Fukouka’s entertainment district

Things to enjoy: Central location, French restaurant, The Owner’s Suite wedding facility with chapel, theatre. Nearby: Canal City shopping complex, Fukuoka Castle remains, Ohori Park, temples, shrines.

An iconic Italianate building with an eye-catching, cedar red façade, Hotel Il Palazzo has been recently renovated to provide spacious and stylishly decorated accommodation, a gourmet French restaurant, a theatre room, a famous bar and a superb wedding venue.

62 Rooms General Manager: Kiyofumi Machida Tel: +81 92 716 3333 Email: Address: 3-13-1 Haruyoshi Chuo-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka, 810-0003 www.slh.com/ilpalazzo

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Hotel La Suite Kobe Harborland KOBE, JAPAN

Set on Kobe’s spectacular waterfront With gorgeous harbour views, Hotel La Suite Kobe Harborland is the perfect combination of urban chic and seaside relaxation. Sleek, modern interiors, two superb restaurants, an indulgent spa, as well as a true sense of welcome and great service make this a special place to stay. 70 Rooms General Manager: Kazushi Hiyama Tel: +81 78 371 1111 Email: Address: 7-2 Hatoba-cho, Chuo-ku Kobe 650-0042

Things to enjoy: Sea views, Teppanyaki restaurant, French restaurant, lounge and bar, ladiesonly spa, meeting facilities. Nearby: Akashi Kaikyo Bridge, Arima hot springs, Mt. Rokko, Seto Inland Sea, Himeji Castle.

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Hoshinoya Kyoto KYOTO, JAPAN

Tranquil riverside retreat in the picturesque Arashiyama region A dreamy river cruise brings you to Hoshinoya Kyoto, a delightful collection of historical wood-framed buildings lovingly restored to create contemporary comfort in idyllic natural surroundings. 25 spacious rooms, a library lounge, a tatami drawing event room and charming gardens ensure you experience authentic Japan and its fascinating traditions the minute you arrive here. 25 Rooms General Manager: Masae Kikuchi Tel: +81 75 871 0001 Email: Address: Genrokuzancho 11-2, Arashiyama, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto City 616-0007

Things to enjoy: Zen meditation, Kado flower arrangements, Japanese calligraphy, Kimono dressing, incense ceremony. Nearby: 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites including golden pavilion, Togetsukyo Bridge, Sagano romantic train ride, rickshaws.

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Hoshinoya Karuizawa NAGANO, JAPAN

A secluded hideaway in an idyllic mountain setting Just one hour by bullet train from Tokyo, Hoshinoya Karuizawa is surrounded by many historic sites and is the perfect place to discover living Japanese culture. Experience authentic Japan in a modern riverside, hillside, or garden villa together with an award-winning hot spring spa and fine dining.

77 Rooms General Manager: Hirokazu Sawada Tel: +81 26 745 6000 Email: Address: Hoshino Karuizawa, Nagano 389-0194

Things to enjoy: Two natural hot spring baths, award-winning spa, library, nature programmes, cultural events. Nearby: Temples, shrines, castles, golf, skiing, hiking, Shiraito Falls, Mt. Asama volcano.

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Noborioji Hotel NARA, JAPAN

Classic, understated style in the ancient Japanese capital of Nara Set in the enchanting city of Nara that holds numerous historic treasures and a stunning deer park, Noborioji Hotel is nestled at the foot of the temple of Kofuku-Ji. With a uniquely calming atmosphere, a gourmet restaurant, gym and aromatherapy treatments, the hotel is as charming as its historic surrounds.

12 Rooms General Manager: Ken Tagucci Tel: +81 74 225 2591 Email: Address: 40-1 Noborioji-cho, Nara 630-8213

Things to enjoy: French cuisine, gym, aromatherapy treatments. Nearby: Eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites, temples and shinto shrines, Nara Park with deer herd.

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The Majestic Malacca M E L A K A , M A L AY S I A

Set in the heart of a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Things to enjoy: Spa Village, outdoor swimming pool, gym, Peranakan culinary journey, historical walk. Nearby: Jonker Walk, museums, palaces, The Maritime Complex, fortress, bullock cart rides.

A heritage hotel set on the banks of the Malacca River where Malay and Chinese traditions combine in a rare culture called Peranakan. The Majestic Malacca incorporates the Peranakan culture into all aspects of service, from outstanding cuisine to unique spa treatments.

54 Rooms General Manager: Ben Quah Tel: +60 3 2783 1000 Email: Address: 188 Jalan Bunga Raya, 75100 Melaka www.slh.com/majesticmalacca

Cameron Highlands Resort P A H A N G , M A L AY S I A

A tranquil boutique hideaway in the highlands of Malaysia

Things to enjoy: Spa Village, English Afternoon Tea, Jim Thompson Mystery Trail, gym. Nearby: Golf, jungle trekking, tea plantations, night market, signature picnic in tea plantation.

A grand, colonial house in the verdant highlands of Malaysia, Cameron Highlands Resort is surrounded by strawberry fields and tea terraces with glorious views over the adjacent golf course, and a spa with treatments based on tea. 56 Rooms Resort manager: Kirinjit Singh Tel: +60 3 2783 1000 Email: Address: By the Golf Course, 39000 Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands, Pahang www.slh.com/cameronhighlands

Pangkor Laut Resort P E R A K , M A L AY S I A

Private island off the west coast of Malaysia

Things to enjoy: Spa Village, sailing, jungle trekking, sunset cruise, private dining, tennis, squash, infinity pool, cooking class, batik painting. Nearby: Fishing, snorkelling, Pangkor Island excursion.

A uniquely secluded tropical hideaway, surrounded by unspoilt, ancient rainforest on a 300-acre private island, Pangkor Laut Resort promises privacy, tranquillity, white sandy beaches, wild natural beauty and a sophisticated spa lifestyle.

142 Rooms Resort Manager: Dalip Singh Tel: +60 3 2783 1000 Email: Address: Pangkor Laut Island, 32200 Lumut, Perak www.slh.com/pangkor

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Tanjong Jara Resort

Terelj Hotel

T E R E N G G A N U , M A L AY S I A

U L A A N B A ATA R , M O N G O L I A

Luxury resort and spa facing the South China Sea Inspired by a 17th century Malay palace, Tanjong Jara Resort is set between unspoilt jungle and golden beaches on the east coast of Malaysia. Reflecting the ancient Malay way of life, the resort is set within landscaped gardens and pools with accommodation overlooking the South China Sea.

Located in the heart of Gorkhi-Terelj National Park Things to enjoy: Spa Village, gym, tennis, cooking classes, private dining on the beach, jungle walks. Nearby: Snorkelling, diving, kayaking, bicycle tours, Marang River Cruises, Chemerung waterfall excursions.

Boutique retreat Mongolian style, Terelj Hotel combines tradition with complete sophistication in a beautiful place surrounded by pine-covered mountains and meadows of edelweiss. Located on the borders of Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, the hotel has an international standard spa, an indoor pool, fitness centre, library and offers culturally-rich excursions.

99 Rooms Resort Manager: Eric Tea Tel: +60 3 2783 1000 Email: Address: Batu 8, Off Jalan Dungun, 23000 Dungun, Terengganu

52 Rooms General Manager: Nomin Chinbat Tel: +976 9999 2233 Email: Address: Gorkhi-Terelj National Park PO Box 2519, Central Post Office Ulaanbaatar 211213

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Things to enjoy: Spa, skating, horse riding, camel riding, bird watching, tennis, library, children’s play area, fishing. Nearby: Naadam Festival, museums, Arayabal and Mountain monasteries, national parks, 13th century Heritage Experience, Turtle Rock.

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...experiencing the deeply calming waters of the Hoshino Hot Springs at Hoshinoya Karuizawa in Japan, where the low alkaline properties of the water rejuvenate and relax.

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Discovery Shores Boracay

Misibis Bay Resort

B O R A C AY I S L A N D , P H I L I P P I N E S

C A G R A R AY I S L A N D , P H I L I P P I N E S

On the shores of Boracay Island A sophisticated designer retreat in one of the world’s top beach destinations, on the beautiful Island of Boracay, Discovery Shores is the ideal setting to enjoy the warm blue waters and the powder-fine sand of this Pacific island paradise. A pampering spa, a cascading poolside waterfall and superb cuisine are just some of the delights that you can look forward to.

Things to enjoy: Spa, beach and pool butlers, beach activities, sunset cocktails. Nearby: Parasailing, shopping, restaurants and bars along Long Beach.

A tropical hideaway on Cagraray Island in the Pacific Ocean In this stunning, all-villa, tropical resort you will find 24-hour butler service, two delightful restaurants, a superb spa, three pools and a vast selection of activities, whaleshark tours, and helicopter trips to the crater of Mayon volcano.

88 Rooms General Manager: Jose Parreno, Jr Tel: +63 36 288 4500 Email: Address: Station 1, Balabag, Boracay Island, 5608 Malay, Aklan

37 Rooms General Manager: Ian Mayer R. Varona Tel: +63 2 470 3607 Email: Address: Cagraray Island, Bacacay, Albay

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Eskaya Beach Resort & Spa

Naumi

PANGLAO ISLAND, PHILIPPINES

SINGAPORE

Tranquil resort getaway in tropical Panglao Island A sophisticated beach hideaway where spoiling and pampering are the norm, Eskaya Beach Resort & Spa nestles amid 40 acres of lush tropical gardens on Panglao Island, Bohol. With just 15 thatched villas, 11 of which have their own private pool, a superb spa and phenomenal diving, this is the place for indulgent privacy and seclusion.

Things to enjoy: Spa, scuba diving, infinity pool with swim up bar. Nearby: Dolphin watching, river cruise, Chocolate Hills, eco-cultural tours, island hopping, National Park.

A personal luxury hotel ideally located in the heart of the city centre A sophisticated chic retreat in the heart of Singapore’s central business district, Naumi is smart, appealing and unfailingly cool with funky furnishings, games consoles, a rooftop infinity pool and kitchenette in almost every room.

15 Rooms VP Sales & Marketing: Ralph Lim Tel: +63 38 502 9516 Email: Address: Barangay Tawala, Panglao Island, Bohol

40 Rooms Hotel Manager: Peter Wong Tel: 65 6403 6000 Email: Address: 41 Seah Street, Singapore, 188396

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Things to enjoy: Spa, diving, windsurfing, snorkelling, ATV tours, Hobie cat, zipline, indoor activity centre. Nearby: Whaleshark interaction, Mayon volcano tour, manta ray diving, Cagsawa ruins, cave tours.

Things to enjoy: Rooftop infinity pool, personal aide, bar. Nearby: Esplanade theatres, Singapore National Museum, Botanical Garden, Little India, Chinatown, Singapore Flyer.

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The Sentosa Resort & Spa SENTOSA ISLAND, SINGAPORE

Perched atop a cliff on tropical Sentosa Island High on a clifftop, in 27 acres of lush woodlands and overlooking the South China Sea, The Sentosa Resort & Spa is a tranquil retreat with a choice of great dining options, Singapore’s first tropical garden spa, a large midnight blue pool and an adjacent golf club, just minutes from the centre of Singapore. 215 Rooms General Manager: Nigel Grocock Tel: +65 6275 0331 Email: Address: 2 Bukit Manis Road, Sentosa, Singapore 099891

Things to enjoy: Golf, swimming pool, spa, tennis, volleyball, pétanque, beach. Nearby: Sentosa Golf Club, Universal Studios Singapore, Underwater World, Dolphin Lagoon, botanical gardens, zoo.

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The Crystal Resort Sun Moon Lake N A N T O U C O U N T Y, T A I W A N

Surrounded by dramatic mountains overlooking Taiwan’s largest lake Poised on the banks of Sun Moon Lake, in one of the country’s most stunningly beautiful scenic areas, The Crystal Resort provides a timeless world of tranquillity enhanced by distinctive design, fine dining and phenomenal lake views. 20 Rooms General Manager: Eric Chuang Tel: +886 49 285 0097 Email: Address: No. 3 Shueishalian St, Rihyue Village, Yuchi Township, Nantou Country 555

Things to enjoy: Stunning mountain and lake views, rowing boat, observation deck, gym. Nearby: Wenwu Temple, Peacock Garden, Guanghua Island, Shueishe Wharf, Ita Thao Wharf.

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Hotel Éclat Taipei TA I P E I , TA I W A N

Set in a quiet street in Taipei’s upmarket shopping district Incredibly stylish and contemporary, Hotel Éclat Taipei is a hip urban retreat with a superb location. This delightful addition to Taipei raises the bar in Taiwanese hospitality with 24-hour butler service to all the rooms, gourmet Cantonese dining and stunning original works of modern art throughout.

60 Rooms General Manager: Roger Marten Tel: +886 2 2784 8888 Email: Address: No. 370, Section 1, Dunhua South Road, Taipei 106

Things to enjoy: Complimentary in-room mini bar, wifi, CD/DVD library, Montblanc stationery, designer furniture. Nearby: Da’an Forest Park, MRT station, shopping and dining, WTC, Taipei 101, night markets.

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San Want Residences Taipei TA I P E I , TA I W A N

A relaxing retreat in the heart of the Taiwan capital A sophisticated bolthole in the centre of Taipei, San Want Residences is a tranquil alternative to staying in a bustling city hotel. An impressive collection of artworks and sculptures by contemporary Taiwanese artists adds a special element to your experience and is perfectly suited to both business and leisure travellers. 81 Rooms Executive Manager: Heidi Chan Tel: +886 2 2511 5185 Email: Address: 128 Nanjing E. Rd. SEC.1, Taipei 104

Things to enjoy: Complimentary coffee/snacks in lounge, contemporary artworks, conference rooms, restaurant, bar. Nearby: MRT Station, Night Market, Taipei 101, World Trade Center, Chiao Hsi Cold Spring.

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Hotel Quote Taipei TA I P E I , TA I W A N

A modern and sophisticated retreat in the heart of Taipei

Things to enjoy: Restaurant, bar, 24-hour lounge, massage services, limousine service, meeting facilities, parking. Nearby: MRT Station, night markets, temples, shopping, Taipei Arena, airport.

Amid the bustle of Taiwan’s capital, Hotel Quote Taipei is a tranquil and cosy bolt hole with an atmospheric restaurant, bar and convenient 24-hour lounge serving snacks and drinks. The hotel is only a six-minute drive from Taipei Songshan Airport, within easy access of the business areas. For fantastic sightseeing, city attractions are located a mere four-minute walk from the nearby MRT station. 64 Rooms General Manager: Amy Yu Tel: +886 2 2175 5588 Email: Address: No. 333, Nan-Jing East Road, Section 3, Taipei City, Songshan District 105 www.slh.com/hotelquote

Hotel Royal Chiao Hsi Y I L A N C O U N T Y, T A I W A N

An all-suite spa sanctuary in Yilan County

Things to enjoy: Hot springs, infinity pool, spa, opera performances, billiards, table tennis, children’s pool. Nearby: Golf, Taipingshan National Forest, cycling, hiking, Wufengqi Waterfall, Paoma Ancient Track.

Contemporary chic meets sleek Japanese styling in this all-suite hotel in Chiao Hsi, a town renowned for its hot springs on Taiwan’s east coast. A relaxing haven with nine themed gardens, an indoor and open-air spa with hot springs, two restaurants and numerous pools – all designed with your ultimate wellbeing in mind.

193 Rooms General Manager: Winston Shen Tel: +886 3 9886288 Email: Address: 69 Wufong Road, Jiaosi Township, Yilan County 262 www.slh.com/royalchiaohsi

L’Anmien Beach Resort P H A N T H I E T C I T Y, V I E T N A M

Set amidst serene lush tropical gardens directly facing the ocean

Things to enjoy: Vietnamese cooking classes, fishing, windsurfing, kite surfing, kayaking, yoga, tai chi. Nearby: Temples, pagodas, sand dunes, jeep safari, hiking, mountains, red canyons, fishing villages.

L’Anmien Beach Resort perfectly blends Vietnamese culture with modern, contemporary design. Villas have stone baths made for two, their own pool and outdoor dining pavilion while a decadently large central pool, a hedonistic spa and two delectable restaurants add to the idyllic beach life.

89 Rooms Director: Paul Nguyen Tel: +84 62 374 1888 Email: Address: Mui Ne Beach, Km10, Ham Tien Ward, Phan Thiet City www.slh.com/lanmienresort

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THAILAND

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Anantara Golden Chiang Saen Triangle Resort & Spa

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AKA Resorts Guti Hua Hin

Hin Lek Fai

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Aleenta Resort and Spa Hua Hin

Paknampran Bay Hua Hin

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Nakamanda Resort & Spa

Amphur Muang

Krabi

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Pimalai Resort & Spa Koh Lanta

Krabi

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Zeavola

Koh Phi Phi

Krabi

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YaiYa Hua Hin

Cha-am

Petchburi

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Aleenta Resort and Spa Phuket

Khao Pilai

Phang Nga

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La Flora Patong

Kathu

Phuket

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Racha Yai Island Phuket

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Twinpalms Phuket

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Akatsuki Resort

Koh Samui

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Anatara Bophut - Koh Koh Samui Samui Resort & Spa

Suratthani

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Tongsai Grand Villas

Koh Samui

Suratthani

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Santhiya Resort & Spa

Koh Phangan

Suratthani

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The Land of Smiles

The Racha, Phuket

THAILAND SUGGESTED ITINERARY Days 1 and 2 Begin your Thailand trip with the in-crowd at Bangkok’s S31 Sukhumvit Hotel. This ultra-cool

or you can dine on the rooftop

relaxation on Phuket. Heidi Klein

restaurant. The whole of Bangkok

bikinis and Orlebar Brown

is on your doorstep from ancient

swimshorts at the ready when you

temples to fabulous shopping.

check into the chic minimalist Twinpalms Phuket. Charter one of

sanctuary is the perfect base to

Days 3 to 6

explore the city. Spacious duplex

After a couple of days of city life,

hopping before returning to dine

suites all have stunning city views

it’s time for some beach-based

at the vibrant Oriental Spoon

Days 1 and 2

Arrive at Bangkok International Suvarnabhumi Airport and take a taxi to S31 Sukhumvit Hotel

Days 3 to 6

Fly down to Twinpalms Phuket

Days 7 to 10

Sail over to The Racha before departing from Phuket International Airport

the resort’s yachts for island-

restaurant. Then head on down

Chiang Mai 

to the beachclub for live music and cocktails.

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Bangkok 

your next stop is on the tiny

S31 Sukhumvit Hotel CAMBODIA

island of Racha Yai Island just off Phuket. The Racha is a collection

Hua Hin 

of pristine, ecologically-sound villas overlooking Batok Bay with a magnificent holistic spa. If you

Koh Samui 

don’t unwind here, chances are you never will. Take an island tour by bike, snorkel in the bay or Twinpalms Phuket

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catch a boat to the incredible islands of the Andaman Sea.

Phuket   Krabi Twinpalms Phuket The Racha

SOUTH CHINA SEA

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Hansar Bangkok BANGKOK, THAILAND

Sophisticated elegance in the heart of Bangkok

Things to enjoy: Fine dining, cafe, bar, LUXSA Spa, infinity pool, fitness centre, business facilities. Nearby: Golf, shopping, BTS, Chao Praya, Suan Lum night markets, Erawan Shrine, Siam, Sukhumvit, floating markets, palaces.

Hansar Bangkok Hotel is a superb blend of urban sophistication and traditional Thai hospitality. Conveniently located in the business and exclusive shopping district of Ratchaprasong and close to the Erawan Shrine, this stylish hotel has a spa, fitness centre, restaurant and an infinity-edge swimming pool.

94 Rooms Chairman: Somboon Chayavichitsilp Tel: +66 2 209 1234 Email: Address: 3 Rajdamri Road, Bangkok, 10330 www.slh.com/hansarbangkok

The Siam BANGKOK, THAILAND

Set in a prime position on the River of Kings

Things to enjoy: Chao Phraya River views, villas with private pools, butler service, tours. Nearby: Royal Barge Museum, Grand Palace, Chatuchak Weekend Market, Chinatown, Jim Thompson’s House.

One of the slickest arrivals on the Bangkok scene, The Siam features the most spacious suites in the city, as well as sumptuous villas with a private pool and roof terrace. With stunning views of the Chao Phraya River, a spa, gym, library and personal butler service, this urban retreat simply emanates style.

39 Rooms General Manager: Jason M. Friedman Tel: +66 2 247 0123 Email: Address: Thanon Khao, Vachirapayabal, Dusit, Bangkok, 10300 www.slh.com/siamhotel

S31 Sukhumvit Hotel BANGKOK, THAILAND

Superbly located at the beating heart of the city

Things to enjoy: Spa, swimming pool, fitness centre, sauna, steam bath, sky lounge restaurant, business centre. Nearby: Restaurants, bars, shopping malls.

At the cutting edge of contemporary design, S31 Sukhumvit Bangkok combines a prime location with supreme comfort and style. The sky lounge restaurant has great views, the spa is soothing, the pool amazing and for busy executives, there is a fully equipped business centre and masses of meeting space.

90 Rooms General Manager: Lanlalit Roothamnong Tel: +66 2 260 1111 Email: Address: 545 Sukhumvit 31, Klongtoey-Nua, Wattana Bangkok 10110 www.slh.com/s31

MAY WE SUGGEST … …visiting three countries in one day from the Anantara Golden Triangle Resort & Spa in Chiang Rai. Take a morning stroll through a bustling border market in Myanmar, lunch in the historic Lanna Kingdom, followed by afternoon shopping in Laos.

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Anantara Golden Triangle Resort & Spa

AKA Resort Guti Hua Hin HUA HIN, THAILAND

CHIANG RAI, THAILAND

Perched on a ridge overlooking the hills of Myanmar and Laos There is more than a hint of adventure in the air at Anantara Golden Triangle Resort & Spa where trekking through tropical jungles astride an elephant is an everyday occurrence. Overlooking the winding Mekong River surrounded by 160 acres of bamboo forest, this elegant resort provides a relaxing spa, glorious views and an elephant camp.

Things to enjoy: Spa, elephant camp, authentic Thai cooking school, tennis, squash, yoga, swimming pool. Nearby: Golden Triangle, Opium Hall Museum, Chiang Saen, Mae Sai and Chiang Kong villages.

An oasis set in Thailand’s historic beach resort AKA Resort Guti Hua Hin is an exclusive spa retreat nestled against Hua Hin’s reclusive hillside. Fringed by mountains and blessed with natural lakes, the resort offers monastic tranquillity and utmost privacy.

Things to enjoy: Spa treatments, yoga, cooking workshops, fishing, fine dining, tai chi. Nearby: Elephant rides, golf, Pala-U Waterfall, snorkelling, Summer Palace, floating market, rose garden.

77 Rooms General Manager: Bodo Klingenberg Tel: +66 53 784 084 Email: Address: 229 Moo 1, Chiang Saen, Chiang Rai 57150

19 Rooms Acting General Manager: Waruth Wangsankeaw Tel: +66 32 618 900 Email: Address: 152 Moo 7, Baan Nhong Hiang, Hin Lek Fai, Hua Hin, Prachuabkirikhan 77110

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Aleenta Resort and Spa Hua Hin

Nakamanda Resort & Spa KRABI, THAILAND

HUA HIN, THAILAND

Set in the majestic Paknampran Bay Aleenta Resort and Spa Hua Hin is the ultimate retreat, where the accommodation makes the most of the stunning beach-side environment, the food is authentic Thai and gourmet International and the spa offers the ultimate in pampering and relaxation.

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Things to enjoy: Spa, cooking classes, yoga, tai chi. Nearby: Golf, vineyard, Klai Kong Won Palace, temples, snorkelling, nightmarket, kite surfing, hiking, elephant riding.

Overlooking the Andaman Sea Nakamanda Resort & Spa is the perfect pampering paradise in an unspoiled tropical landscape surrounded by the deepest turquoise sea. The traditionally-designed villa accommodation comes with a wealth of activities, a spa that is heaven on earth and unbeatable local diving.

20 Rooms Director of Sales: Henk Sijtsma Tel: +66 2 514 8112 Email: Address: Paknam Pran Bay, Pranburi, Prachuab Khirikhan Province

39 Rooms Managing Director: Weera Purinrak Tel: +66 75 628200 Email: Address: 126 Moo 3 Tambon Nongtalay, Amphur Muang, Krabi 81000

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Things to enjoy: Spa, gym, scuba diving, day cruises, cycling. Nearby: Golf, Hong Island, surrounding islands, elephant trekking, rock climbing, kayaking.

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Pimalai Resort & Spa

Zeavola

K O H L A N TA , T H A I L A N D

KOH PHI PHI, THAILAND

Set on the beautiful shores of Koh Lanta A serene island sanctuary, Pimalai Resort & Spa is set in 100 acres of tropical forest with almost one kilometre of private pristine shore. It is totally peaceful, tucked away on Koh Lanta with wonderful food, a great spa and a wealth of water-based activities to enjoy.

121 Rooms General Manager: Franck de Lestapis Tel: +66 75 607 999 Email: Address: 99 Moo 5, Ba Kan Tiang Beach, Lanta Island, Krabi 81150

Things to enjoy: Kayaks, sailing, cycling, gym, tennis, spa treatments, scuba diving (Nov - Apr), Thai cooking class. Nearby: Snorkelling, Marine National park, Emerald Cave, Mangrove Eco-Tour, elephant trekking, Laanta Lanta festival.

Set on the northern tip of the Phi Phi Islands Succumb to an authentic Thai island experience at Zeavola, an understated beach resort with traditionally-styled teakwood villas, fabulous cuisine and a pampering spa, all set in 10 acres of tropical grounds on the northern tip of Koh Phi Phi Don, in the tiny archipelago of Mu Koh Phi Phi.

Things to enjoy: Spa, private beach, salon, water sports, snorkelling, scuba diving. Nearby: Fishing, game fishing, James Bond Island, Krabi Province, Phuket Province, Maya Beach, surrounding islands.

52 Rooms General Manager: Florian Hallermann Tel: +66 75 627 000 Email: Address: 11 Moo 8, Laem Tong, Koh Phi Phi, Ao Nang, Krabi 81000

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YaiYa Hua Hin

Aleenta Resort and Spa Phuket

PETCHBURI, THAILAND

P H U K E T, T H A I L A N D

Serenity, simplicity and tranquillity Overlooking the Gulf of Thailand, YaiYa Hua Hin is a delightful idyll, surrounded by lush tropical gardens that promise peace with a casual elegance. A stylish contemporary hotel with a pampering spa, villas with private pool and an innovative restaurant, this modern boutique resort is just minutes away from Hua Hin or two and a half hours from Bangkok.

Things to enjoy: Spa, library, art gallery, Kangsadan Bar, leisure activities, culinary classes, deli, YaiYa-Market. Nearby: Golf, palace, temples, night market, National Park, winery, waterfall, kite-boarding, Vic-Hua Hin.

On the sunset side of the Andaman Sea Pristine and secluded, nestled alongside a stretch of white sandy beach, Aleenta Resort and Spa Phuket is casual elegance at its best. Here, total relaxation, wonderful sea views and complete privacy is the key to finding the perfect tropical hideaway.

40 Rooms General Manager: Mathias Hansen Tel: +66 32 406 111 Email: Address: 1390/19 Petchkasem Road (Sai Tai), Cha-am, Petchburi 76120

30 Rooms General Manager, Owner: Anchalika Kijkanakorn Tel: +66 2 514 8112 Email: Address: Natai Beach, Khao Pilai, Phang Nga

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Things to enjoy: Deep sea fishing, spa, tai chi, yoga, cooking lessons, culinary tours. Nearby: Snorkelling, golf, uninhabited islands and beaches, diving, sailing.

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La Flora Patong

The Racha

P H U K E T, T H A I L A N D

R A C H A YA I I S L A N D , T H A I L A N D

Superbly located just steps from the pristine white sands of Patong Beach A stylish and contemporary beachfront escape overlooking the sparkling turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea, La Flora Patong provides an ambiance of effortless sophistication with two large pools, unspoilt ocean views, fine dining and a sumptuous spa all within a few minutes’ walk of Patong’s vibrant nightlife.

Things to enjoy: Spa treatments, gym, business centre, reading corner. Nearby: Scuba diving, beaches, snorkelling, golf, fishing, sailing, kayaking, restaurants, Patong nightlife, shopping.

On a small tropical island near Phuket An out-of-this-world spa experience on a tropical paradise island, The Racha is an exclusive collection of pristine, ecologically-sound villas overlooking Batok Bay and surrounded by natural beauty, with a holistic spa and a choice of exciting restaurants.

67 Rooms General Manager: Sawai Sombat Tel: +66 76 344 241 Email: Address: 39 Taweewong Road, Patong Beach, Kathu, Phuket 83150

70 Rooms General Manager: Gerard Tan Tel: +66 76 355 455 Email: Address: 42/12-13 Moo 5, Rawai, Muang, Phuket 83130

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Twinpalms Phuket

Akatsuki Resort

P H U K E T, T H A I L A N D

KOH SAMUI, THAILAND

Phuket’s most exciting and stylish contemporary resort Where else in Thailand could you have a Love Smoothie in a cool beach club called ‘Catch Beach Club’? Twinpalms Phuket is an ultra-modern spa resort set in tropical water gardens moments from Surin Beach. The accommodation is chic, cool and minimalist, the food is exquisite and there is a private beach club for the ultimate in seaside sophistication.

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Things to enjoy: Spa, beach club, yacht. Nearby: Surin Beach, Patong, Cape Promthep, Phuket Town.

Set on Lipa Noi Beach, with panoramic sea views facing the Five Islands Akatsuki Resort pushes the boundaries of exclusivity with just five exquisite pavilions and every guest assigned a personal chef, butler and driver for the length of your stay. Providing a unique lifestyle experience, enjoy exceptional dining options, cascading pools leading down to a pristine beach, a home-theatre and a sensational spa with pool.

97 Rooms General Manager: Olivier Gibaud Tel: +66 76 316 500 Email: Address: 106/46 Moo 3 Surin Beach Road, Cherng Talay, Phuket 83110

5 Rooms Deputy Managing Director: Thanyawut Jeaimboon Tel: +66 2 655 2527 Email: Address: 57/8 Moo 2, Lipa Noi, Koh Samui, Suratthani 84140

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Things to enjoy: Club Del Mar beach club, spa, scuba diving, gym, tennis, mountain biking, water sports. Nearby: Private boat excursions, Islands of the Andaman Sea, Phuket Island.

Things to enjoy: Allsuites, pools, spa, private and restaurant dining, personal butler, chef and driver, superb beach. Nearby: Diving, snorkelling, boat trips, local market, jungle treks, Big Buddha temple.

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Anantara Bophut – Koh Samui Resort & Spa

Tongsai Grand Villas KOH SAMUI, THAILAND

KOH SAMUI, THAILAND

Island tranquillity in Thailand’s tropical seas Laze away the days in the tropical island setting of Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort & Spa set on Bo Phut Beach on beautiful Samui Island. Stunning suites, a seductive spa and a great selection of restaurants and bars lie within tranquil gardens that slope down to clear warm waters.

Things to enjoy: Spa treatments, yoga, wine tasting, Thai cooking class, Dining by Design, Thai boxing. Nearby: Bicycle temple tour, island tours, scuba diving, sunset cruises, golf, elephant trekking.

North-east of Koh Samui, Gulf of Thailand Return to nature at Tongsai Grand Villas, a unique island resort built in harmony with its unspoiled forested surrounds. Expect villas with outdoor areas set amongst trees and wildlife, great food, a private beach, freshwater pools and large terraces with a gazebo where guests can sleep in the open air.

126 Rooms General Manager Manish Jha Tel: +66 77 428 300 Email: Address: 99/9 Moo 1, Bo Phut Bay, Koh Samui, Suratthani 84320

15 Rooms Managing Director: Michael Holehouse Tel: +66 77 245 480 Email: Address: 84 Moo 5, Bophut, Koh Samui, Suratthani 84320

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Things to enjoy: Prana Spa, tennis, snorkelling, scuba diving, gym, CD/DVD library. Nearby: Big Buddha Temple, shopping, National Marine Park, temples, fishermen’s village, elephant trekking.

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Santhiya Resort & Spa KOH PHANGAN, THAILAND

Set in lush tropical forest overlooking a sandy bay, 30 minutes by speedboat from Koh Samui. An eco-chic natural hideaway on the beautiful island of Koh Phangan, Santhiya Resort & Spa provides a range of stylish accommodation in attractive Thai teak villas with tropical forest or sea views, fabulously fresh cuisine, a spa and a magnificent private beach.

Things to enjoy: Spa, cooking courses, scuba diving, non-motorised water sports, elephant trekking and island tours. Nearby: Sailing, windsurfing, fishing, jungle safari.

78 Rooms Deputy Managing Director: Danny Sukomol Tel: +66 24 430 585 Email: Address: 22/7 Moo 5 Bantai, Koh Phangan, Suratthani 84280

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Coral Reef Club & Spa

The Sandpiper

S T. J A M E S , B A R B A D O S

S T. J A M E S , B A R B A D O S

On the beautiful west coast of Barbados Renowned for its tranquil and understated ambiance, the family owned and run Coral Reef Club is an elegant Caribbean classic, perfectly located on a stretch of white, sandy beach. Wellloved for years by connoisseurs of superb food, it offers an array of complimentary water sports and a beautiful new spa.

Things to enjoy: Tennis with tuition, gym, complimentary water sports including waterskiing. Nearby: Horse riding, deep sea fishing, caves, Flower Forest, golf, Wildlife Reserve.

Set on a stunning white sand beach on the west of the island A peaceful family run beachside retreat sitting in lush gardens, whose visitors return regularly to experience the winning mix of relaxed elegance, fantastic food and a genuinely welcoming atmosphere.

Things to enjoy: Tennis with tuition, gym, complimentary water sports including waterskiing. Nearby: Horse riding, deep sea fishing, caves, Flower Forest, golf, Wildlife Reserve.

88 Rooms Owners: The O’Hara Family Tel: +1 246 422 2372 Email: Address: Porters St. James BB24017

47 Rooms Owners: The O’Hara and Capaldi Families Tel: +1 246 422 2251 Email: Address: Holetown St. James BB24017

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Pink Beach Club

Katitche Point Greathouse

TUCKER’S TOWN, BERMUDA

VIRGIN GORDA, BRITISH VIRGIN ISLES

Between the towns of Hamilton and St. George’s A sub-tropical paradise fronting two spectacular private beaches, Pink Beach Club is an attractive complex of pink cottages housing spacious suites all with great views over the seas of South Shore. It is a timeless tribute to the laid-back Bermudian lifestyle with a host of personal touches.

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Things to enjoy: Two private beaches, tennis, snorkelling, gym, spa. Nearby: Aquarium, Crystal Caves, Harrington Sound, golf, horse riding, fishing.

Located on the west side, in the centre of Virgin Gorda

This property is undergoing refurbishment and will re-open in March 2011.

A pyramid glints in the sunshine from a stunning rocky outcrop where the Atlantic meets the Caribbean Sea. This is Katitche Point Greathouse, one of the most unique villa structures imaginable in a fantastic paradise setting. The villa is only available to rent as a unit so privacy is guaranteed.

94 Rooms Managing Director: Michael Williams Tel: +1 441 293 1666 Email: Address: 116 South Shore Road, Tucker’s Town, HS01

5 Rooms General Manager: Regine Hodeige Tel: +1 284 495 6274 Email: Address: The Valley, Virgin Gorda

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Things to enjoy: Spa with doctor of Indian natural medicine, swimming pools, water sports. Nearby: Snorkelling, fishing, scuba diving, hiking, sailing, Mahoe Bay Beach, Tortola.

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Casa Bonita BARAHONA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Set in the unspoiled and secluded south west of the island Cabana chic on a lush, green Caribbean hilltop overlooking the ocean, Casa Bonita is an intimate retreat secluded within a protected tropical forest surrounded by rivers and mountains in the south west region of the Dominican Republic. Experience stunning views, fresh locally-sourced cuisine, an infinity-edge pool and exhilarating tours of the region. 12 Rooms Owner: Virginia Schiffino Tel: +1 809 540 5908 Email: Address: Km 17 Carretera De La Costa, Bahoruco, Barahona

Things to enjoy: Spa treatments, yoga, trekking, kids’ playground, mountain biking, zip-line, vegetable garden, horse riding. Nearby: Birdwatching, nature and adventure tours, coffee and cocoa plantations, surfing, snorkelling.

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Casa Colonial Beach & Spa P U E R T O P L ATA , D O M I N I C A N R E P U B L I C

By the sea in the exotic Caribbean A tastefully intimate resort, thoughtfully designed by Sarah Garcia, which features an exceptional fusion of old-world elegance with distinctly contemporary style. The resort sets a unique colonial chic vibe.

50 Rooms General Manager: Basilia Diaz Tel: +1 809 320 3232 Email: Address: Complejo Hotelero Playa Dorada, Puerto Plata, PO Box 22

Things to enjoy: Private beach, spa, gym, scuba diving, golf, snorkelling, tennis. Nearby: Ocean World Adventure Park Marina, Cabarete kite and windsurfing, Brugal Rhum factory.

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Sivory Punta Cana P U N TA C A N A , D O M I N I C A N R E P U B L I C

On the eastern-most tip of the Dominican Republic A world away from life’s pressures, Sivory Punta Cana is a secluded, tropical beach resort that seduces you into total relaxation. With expansive and comfortable suites, golden sand that stretches as far as the eye can see and a superb spa, Sivory Punta Cana offers complete tranquillity.

55 Rooms Director: Jose Mella Tel: +1 809 333 0500 Email: Address: Playa Sivory, Uvero Alto/Punta Cana

Things to enjoy: Spa, gym, tennis, private beach, scuba diving, watersports, wine cellar. Nearby: Golf, horse riding, surfing at Macao, shopping centre, Dolphin Island.

www.slh.com/sivory

The Bannister Hotel SAMANÁ, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

With superb views across Samaná Bay, a famous sanctuary for humpback whales Peaceful, relaxing and totally exclusive, The Bannister Hotel overlooks a stunning marina in Samaná Bay, one of the most beautiful parts of the Dominican Republic. It is the perfect spot from which to explore sandy coves and pristine forests. 48 Rooms General Manager: Luigi Di Ciaccio Tel: +1 809 732 2010 Email: Address: Puerto Bahía Marina & Residences, Carretera Sánchez, Samaná

Things to enjoy: Private marina, spa, gym, tennis, Café del Mar Sunset Bar. Nearby: Los Haitises National Park, whale watching, scuba diving, deep sea fishing, Waterfalls El Limon, sailing, yachting.

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Spice Island Beach Resort S T. G E O R G E ’ S , G R E N A D A

Set on the breathtaking Grand Anse Beach

Things to enjoy: Spa, gym, tennis, cycling, water sports, scuba-diving, snorkelling, kayaking. Nearby: Golf, Grand Etang Nature Reserve Lake and Rainforest.

The 64 suite Spice Island Beach Resort offers elegant accommodation with a modern flair, fine amenities and exceptional service. Owned and operated by Sir Royston Hopkin and family, this gem is set within 8 1/2 acres of pristine tropical gardens directly on 1,600 feet of Grenada’s breathtaking Grand Anse Beach.

64 Rooms Owner: Sir Royston O. Hopkin, KCMG Tel: (473) 444-4258 Email: Address: PO Box 6, Grand Anse Beach, St. George’s www.slh.com/spiceisland

Harbour Village Beach Club BONAIRE, NETHERLANDS ANTILLES

Private enclave on the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire

Things to enjoy: Private beach, scuba diving, water sports, tennis, gym, spa, marina, children’s programme. Nearby: Washington National Park, salt flats, Gotomeer Lake.

The most fabulous resort on the island of Bonaire, Harbour Village Beach Club is an exclusive residential refuge where smart villa accommodation, a private white-sand beach, a marina and a host of activities are just a small part of this exclusive resort in one of the top scuba diving locations in the world. 40 Rooms Club Manager: Peter Brauer Tel: +1 800 424 0004 Email: Address: Kaya Gobernador, N. Debrot 71, Bonaire www.slh.com/harbourvillage

Lodge Kura Hulanda And Beach Club CURAÇAO, NETHERLANDS ANTILLES

A beachfront haven overlooking the Caribbean Sea

Things to enjoy: Scuba diving, three restaurants, fitness centre, snorkelling, poolside massage, gym, kayaking, tennis, meeting room. Nearby: Christoffel Park, Boca Tabla, Knip Bay Beach, Hato Caves.

At the western-most point of Curaçao, Lodge Kura Hulanda offers the seclusion of an island hideaway. Situated on a white beach with calm, clear blue waters, this is an idyllic spot for diving, snorkelling and enjoying the best sunsets in the Caribbean. A cliff-top free-form pool and an intriguing, onsite pre-historic Indian Cave add to the allure of this serene getaway. 74 Rooms President: Peter Heinen Tel: +5999 839 3600 Email: Address: Playa Kalki 1, Westpunt www.slh.com/kurahulandalodge

Hotel Kura Hulanda Spa and Casino CURAÇAO, NETHERLANDS ANTILLES

A unique village setting in the heart of Curaçao’s historic capital, Willemstad Things to enjoy: Full spa facilities, two pools, numerous restaurants, fitness centre, casino, shopping. Nearby: Beach Club at sister property Lodge Kura Hulanda, golf.

Enchanting cobblestone streets meander through Hotel Kura Hulanda Spa and Casino, a beautifully restored collection of 17th and 18th century Dutch colonial buildings which are part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Interspersed with intimate courtyards and gardens, this historic resort village is delightful. 80 Rooms President: Peter Heinen Tel: +5999 434 7700 Email: Address: Langestraat 8 Willemstad www.slh.com/kurahulandaspa

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Hotel El Convento

The Villas at Stonehaven

OLD SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO

BLACKROCK, TOBAGO

Set in historic Old San Juan A former 17th century Carmelite convent in the heart of Old San Juan, Hotel El Convento has been carefully restored to retain its historical character. This charming boutique hotel has a fabulous rooftop terrace, plunge pool and three diverse restaurants.

Things to enjoy: Rooftop plunge pool and whirlpool, gym, El Convento Beach Club. Nearby: El Morro Fortress, Camuy Caves, El Yunque Rainforest, Old San Juan, Ponce.

Hillside location with spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea A lush Caribbean paradise with amazing sea views, The Villas at Stonehaven are a cluster of pretty colonial style three-bedroom, selfcontained villas, just a minute’s drive from a pristine sandy beach. This elegant resort is set in tropical landscaped gardens with a restaurant, clubhouse and a bird sanctuary on the doorstep.

58 Rooms General Manager: Efrain Rosa Tel: +1 787 723 9020 Email: Address: 100 Cristo Street, Old San Juan 00901

14 Villas General Manager: Duane Kenny Tel: +1 868 639 0361 Email: Address: Stonehaven Bay, Blackrock, Tobago W.I.

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Things to enjoy: Each villa has private infinityedge pool, in-villa massage available. Nearby: Golf, scuba diving, kite and wind surfing, horse riding, Little Tobago Bird Sanctuary, Argyle Falls, turtle watching

MAY WE SUGGEST …

…observing one of nature’s truly amazing sights at The Villas at Stonehaven in Tobago, when the giant leatherback turtles come to the beach to lay their eggs (March and April), and when the babies hatch and make their way to the sea (June and July).

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Perito Moreno Glacier, Patagonia, Argentina

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CasaSur Art Hotel BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA

Refined elegance in the prestigious Recoleta area of Buenos Aires

Things to enjoy: Art exhibition, spa, wine coolers in suites, complimentary city tours, wine tasting. Nearby: Recoleta Cemetery, National Museum of Beaux Arts, designer shops, art galleries.

An intimate boutique hotel, CasaSur Art Hotel has just 36 spacious rooms and suites behind its attractive neoclassical façade on Callao Avenue. With a high level of personal service, a restaurant, spa and fitness room, it is an exciting new addition to Buenos Aires.

36 Rooms General Manager: Mariano Barbeito Tel: +5411 4515 0085 Email: Address: 1823 Callao Avenue, 1024 Buenos Aires www.slh.com/casasur

Correntoso Lake & River Hotel P ATA G O N I A , A R G E N T I N A

Lakeside beauty at the foot of the Patagonian Andes

Things to enjoy: Herbal hammam and spa, horse trekking, fly-fishing, sailing, wine testing, gourmet experience. Nearby: Skiing, picnics, naturalist walks, sailing, Nahuel Huapi National Park.

Perched above the shores of Lake Nahuel Huapi, in the foot of the Andes, Correntoso Lake & River Hotel has the most exceptional lake and mountain views. It is the perfect retreat for adventure lovers to encounter raw nature at its most beautiful through exhilarating outdoor pursuits. 43 Rooms General Manager: Cristina Taubenschlag Tel: +54 114 803 0030 Email: Address: Av. 7 Lagos 4505, Villa La Angostura, Neuquén, Patagonia 8407 www.slh.com/correntoso

Valle Perdido Wine Resort P ATA G O N I A , A R G E N T I N A

In the midst of vineyards in Argentine Patagonia

Things to enjoy: Planet Wine – Wine Experience, Winemaking Experience (make and taste your own wine), Wine Spa. Nearby: Dinosaur museums and paleontology activities, fishing, river boat trips, bird watching, trekking.

Set in the midst of a Patagonian Winery, you will find the ultramodern Valle Perdido Wine Resort. The restaurant, wine and tapas bar, art gallery, pool, and the spa, with its wine-based therapies, all combine to create the perfect haven for wine lovers.

18 Rooms Owner: Fernando Muñoz de Toro Tel: +54 11 43 43 33 50 Email: Address: Ruta Provincial 7, Picada 6, San Patricio del Chañar, Neuquén, Patagonia www.slh.com/valleperdido

Los Cauquenes Resort & Spa TIERRA DEL FUEGO, ARGENTINA

In a spectacular landscape at the southernmost tip of the Western Hemisphere Things to enjoy: Spa, sauna, gym, indoor and outdoor swimming pool, games room, wifi. Nearby: Skiing, dog sledding, bird watching, fly fishing, Martial Glacier, Tierra del Fuego National Park.

Nature at its best in one of the world’s most exotic settings, Los Cauquenes is an imposing resort and spa facing the beaches of Beagle Channel near Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego’s gateway to Antarctica, with the snow-capped Andes as a backdrop. 54 Rooms President & CEO: Cristian Zaefferer Tel: +54 11 4735 2648 Email: Address: 3462 De La Ermita St. Barrio Bahia Cauquen, Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego 9410 www.slh.com/cauquenes

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Ka’ana Boutique Resort and Spa C AY O , B E L I Z E

Nestled in a picturesque valley surrounded by the Maya Mountains True to its Mayan name ‘Ka’ana’ meaning, ‘heavenly place’, this delightful boutique resort, set in tropical gardens, offers exceptional accommodation in charming cottages with fine dining, superb service and easy access to ancient Mayan sites and numerous activities.

Things to enjoy: Tropical gardens, cottage and haciendastyle accommodation, spa. Nearby: Mayan ruins, caves, guided rain forest excursions.

15 Rooms General Manager: Ian Lizarraga Tel: + 501 824 3350 Email: Address: Mile 68 Benque Viejo Road, San Ignacio, Cayo www.slh.com/kaanabelize

Haras Larissa SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL

The perfect balance between nature and country chic A magnificent privately-owned stud and working ranch in the heart of the Brazilian countryside with 17 elegant suites, Haras Larissa provides the perfect opportunity to experience the delights of a Brazilian ‘fazenda’ with riding, swimming pool, tennis courts and rustic cuisine.

17 Rooms General Manager: Raquel Alvarenga Tel: +0055 19 3879 1720 Email: Address: Cidade de Monte Mor Rodovia Sumare, Monte Mor (MOR 010), PO Box 124, São Paulo State 13190-000

Things to enjoy: Tennis, gym, games room, extensive equestrian facilities, cattle, sheep. Nearby: Monte Mor town, within an hour’s drive from São Paulo city.

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Cartagena de Indias C A R TA G E N A D E I N D I A S , C O L O M B I A

At the heart of the historic district In the heart of the walled old town amid colonial houses that line narrow, cobblestone streets, Cartagena de Indias is a delightful boutique hotel providing the ultimate in comfort. A blend of contemporary Caribbean style and sophistication with fabulous city views, a superb rooftop terrace and bar, all within walking distance of the city’s historic centre. 32 Rooms General Manager: Esther Bustamante Forero Tel: 57-5-6600133 Email: Address: Centro Histórico Calle Vélez Danies No. 4-39, Cartagena de Indias

Things to enjoy: Rooftop 360° bar, butler service, De la Sierra coffee bar, Oceanika restaurant. Nearby: Historic old town, convention centre, port, Islas del Rosario, horse-drawn carriage tours.

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Hotel Punta Islita G U A N A C A S T E , C O S TA R I C A

Overlooking a secluded beach, surrounded by tropical forest and picturesque communities. Set on a tiered hillside overlooking a pristine ocean cove, Hotel Punta Islita is an ecologically responsible, socially conscious resort providing a close-up view of Costa Rica’s natural diversity and cultural riches. The resort combines authentic charm and exciting activities for family escapes, relaxation retreats and romantic getaways. 58 Rooms General Director: Carlos Bolaños Tel: +506 2656-3036 Email: Address: Nicoya Peninsula, Guanacaste

Things to enjoy: Ecoadventures, cooking lessons, golf, surfing, horseback riding, cultural experiences, zip-lining. Nearby: River kayaking, seaturtles, monkey safaris, art museum, birdwatching, fishing, wildlife refuge.

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Reserva Conchal G U A N A C A S T E , C O S TA R I C A

Set on one of the most stunning and unspoilt beaches in Costa Rica

Things to enjoy: Bar, restaurant, pool, jungle massage deck. Nearby: Surfing, visits to indigenous communities, national parks, rainforest canopy tours, fishing.

Nestled between forests and a long stretch of white sandy beach overlooking the Pacific Ocean and the Catalina Islands, Reserva Conchal is a peaceful oasis with a Robert Trent Jones II designed 18-hole golf course, a superb beach club, spa and a wide selection of restaurants and bars.

50 Rooms General Manager: Manuel Rios Tel: +506 2654 6000 Email: Address: Playa Conchal, Cabo Velas, Guanacaste www.slh.com/reserva

Le Caméléon P U E R T O V I E J O , C O S TA R I C A

Close to some of the world’s most uncrowded beaches in Puerto Viejo

Things to enjoy: Bar, restaurant, pool, jungle massage deck. Nearby: Surfing, visits to indigenous communities, national parks, rainforest canopy tours, fishing.

A sophisticated yet relaxed beach retreat where a laid-back Caribbean lifestyle goes hand-in-hand with elegant accommodation, fabulous cuisine, a golden sandy beach, spa services and a delightful swimming pool.

23 Rooms General Manager: Edward Florian Tel: +(506) 2296 6305 Email: Address: Playa cocles, Caribbean Coast www.slh.com/cameleon

Gaia Hotel & Reserve P U N TA R E N A S , C O S TA R I C A

Romantic luxury rainforest resort overlooking the Pacific Ocean

Things to enjoy: Spa, gym, horse riding, scuba diving, kayaking, surfing. Nearby: Dolphin watching excursions, canopy zipline tours, mangrove boat tours, sunset cruises.

Experience nature at its best in an exciting and exotic hideaway set between Costa Rica’s wild rainforest and the sea. Gaia Hotel & Reserve is an eco-friendly paradise in an astounding setting with breathtaking views, a spectacular spa, amazing food and perfect white-sand beaches at Manuel Antonio National Park.

20 Rooms President: Boris Marchegiani Tel: +(506) 2777 9797 Email: Address: Km 2.7 on the road to Manuel Antonio National Park, Manuel Antonio www.slh.com/gaia

Rancho Pacifico P U N TA R E N A S , C O S TA R I C A

Ultra-comfortable isolation in the midst of tropical jungle yet close to the Pacific

Things to enjoy: Rainforest treks, whale watching, spa, gym, yoga studio, library, birdwatching. Nearby: Adventure tours, sport fishing, 13 beaches, rainforest canopy tours, canyoning.

Where nature meets style and the rainforest meets the sea, Rancho Pacifico is a paradise hideaway on Costa Rica’s unspoiled Southern Pacific Coast. Set high on a secluded hilltop, surrounded by a 250-acre private rainforest, this eco-resort provides dramatic suite, villa and treehouse accommodations, a jungle spa, organic gourmet dining and spectacular ocean views. 10 Rooms Owner: Garrison Krause Tel: +800 621 1975 Email: Address: 1 Rancho Pacifico Road, Uvita de Osa, Puntarenas www.slh.com/ranchopacifico

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The Lodge at Pico Bonito

Panamonte Inn & Spa

AT L A N T I D A , H O N D U R A S

CHIRIQUÍ, PANAMA

In the magnificent Honduran rainforest The wonders of the rainforest and its exotic wildlife stretch before you for miles at The Lodge at Pico Bonito, a remote yet luxurious eco-retreat set against a stunning mountain backdrop. Set in Pico Bonito National Park, The Lodge is a jungle paradise with an excellent restaurant and bar, a pool, three observation towers, a butterfly farm and even a serpent house.

Things to enjoy: Rainforest treks, butterfly farm, massage, birdwatching, horseriding, canoeing, tarpon fishing. Nearby: Manatee reserve, botanical gardens, marine sanctuary, Mayan ruins, Bay Islands.

A tranquil retreat set amidst the Western Highlands of Panama in Boquete A historic country inn, nestled in the foothills of the Bar volcano, Panamonte Inn & Spa is the perfect base for exploring the Chiriquí Highlands with its unique ecological system and biodiversity. This delightful inn is renowned for its impeccable service and one of the best restaurants in Central America.

22 Rooms Guest Services: Jose Graugnard Tel: +504 440 0388/89 Email: Address: AP 710, La Ceiba, Atlantida CP31101

25 Rooms General Manager: Sandra Naranjo Tel: +507 720 1327 Email: Address: Ave 11 de Abril, PO Box 0413-00086, Boquete, Chiriquí

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Things to enjoy: Cooking school, spa treatments, beautiful gardens, cocktail lounge. Nearby: Primordial rainforest, coffee plantations, river rafting, cycling, Caldera Hot Springs.

MAY WE SUGGEST …

…learning to play the exciting sport of polo in Buenos Aires. Head out of the city to a ranch where you will enjoy a spot of lunch before taking to the field (previous horseback experience not essential) and learning the fundamentals of the sport before playing your own match.

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Esencia, near Playa del Carmen, Mexico

USA

El Paso 

Hermosilio

Monterrey 

GULF OF MEXICO La Paz 

MEXICO

PACIFIC OCEAN 2

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Leon-Bajío 

Cancún 

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Mexico City 

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Manzanillo  Zihuatanejo  5

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Hacienda de San Antonio

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Colima

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La Casa Que Canta

Zihuatanejo

Guerrero

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Hotel Encanto

Acapulco

Guerrero

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Loma del Mar Thalasso Spa & Resort

Zihuatanejo

Guerrero

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Esencia

Playa del Carmen

Quintana Roo

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Villa Rolandi Thalasso-Spa, Gourmet & Beach Club

Isla Mujeres

Quintana Roo

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Hacienda de San Antonio COLIMA, MEXICO

Situated on the foot of the Volcan de Fuego ‘Fire Volcano’

Things to enjoy: Large swimming pool, tennis, horse riding, cheese making and coffee roasting experiences. Nearby: Riding, mountain cycling, nature walks, volcano hiking, tennis, picnics at El Epazote, Calabozo at the Jabalí Ranch.

The most beguiling and tranquil place to get away from it all, Hacienda de San Antonio is a coral-pink 19th century manor house set on a 5,000-acre ranch and coffee plantation with superb dining, a large outdoor pool, horses, an aqueduct in the garden and a private airstrip.

25 Rooms General Manager: Bruce James Tel: +312 316 0300 Email: Address: Domicilio Conocido S/N Municipio de Comala, Colima, C.P. 28463 www.slh.com/haciendadesanantonio

Casa Maria G U A N A J U AT O , M E X I C O

Peace and tranquillity close to the centre of San Miguel de Allende

Nearby: In-room spa services, yoga classes. Nearby: Historic San Miguel Allende, La Gruta thermal hot springs.

A delightfully cosy bolthole in the 16th century colonial town of San Miguel Allende, Casa Maria is filled with charm and character, with spectacular town views from the terrace, a lovely garden, and a high level of personal service to make your stay unforgettable.

6 Rooms General Director: Catalina Lopez Castro Tel: +52 415 185 8388 Email: Address: Privada Prolongación Aldama Núm. 3 Barrio Ojo de Agua, 37700 San Miguel Allende, Guanajuato www.slh.com/casamaria

La Casa Que Canta GUERRERO, MEXICO

On the Pacific coast in one of southern Mexico’s most beautiful villages

Things to enjoy: Saltwater pool, infinity pool, spa by Clarins, fitness centre, boutique, cooking lessons. Nearby: Golf, horse riding, watersports, Zihuatanejo village, deep sea fishing.

Ingeniously sculpted on a cliff with extraordinary tiered architecture, La Casa Que Canta is both striking and beautiful. Superb views over Zihuatanejo Bay combine with impeccable service, a delightful spa, Mexican art and superb cuisine.

25 Rooms Operative Manager: Ana María Frías Tel: +52 755 555 7030 Email: Address: Camino Escénico a Playa La Ropa, Col. Playa La Ropa, Zihuatanejo, Guerrero 40880 www.slh.com/casaquecanta

Hotel Encanto ACAPULCO, MEXICO

With spectacular views of Puerto Marques Bay and the Pacific

Things to enjoy: Fabulous sea views, terraces, private pools. Nearby: Cliff-side restaurants, secluded beaches, Pie de la Cuesta, Barra Vieja, 17th century fort.

Set in luxurious Punta Diamante, Hotel Encanto exudes tranquillity, peacefulness and light. Its exceptional design allows you to encounter the ocean at every corner with each suite and villa offering ocean view private terraces. An indulgent spa and celebrity chef Monica Patiños’ restaurant make this a very special place to stay. 44 Rooms General Manager: Mariana Arágones Cordóba Tel: + 52 744 446 7101 Email: Address: Jaques Cousteau 51, Fraccionamiento Brisas del Marques, Acapulco, Guerrero, 39390 www.slh.com/encanto

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Loma del Mar Thalasso Spa & Resort GUERRERO, MEXICO

Located on the ocean-front hills of Ixtapa A sparkling Mediterranean-styled villa surrounded by stunning tropical gardens, Loma del Mar sits on a hillside, five minutes from Ixtapa Beach with breathtaking views in every direction. A championship golf course, three pools and the superb, justcompleted, New Age Thalasso Wellness Centre and Spa completes the experience.

Things to enjoy: Seawater pool, spa and thalasso facilities, beach access. Nearby: Golf, sport fishing, scuba diving, surfing, watersports, horse riding.

16 Rooms General Manager: Humberto Lerma Tel: +1 866 496 1082 Email: Address: Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, 40884 www.slh.com/lomadelmar

Esencia Q U I N TA N A R O O , M E X I C O

Situated on the tranquil beaches of Xpu-Ha A pristine white stucco villa steps from Xpu-Ha Beach with a world-class Mayan-themed spa, Esencia sits in 50 acres of lush, green gardens with spectacular sea and garden views from modern, Mediterranean-styled suites.

29 Rooms General Manager: Philip Vidal Tel: +52 984 873 4830 Email: Address: Carretra Tulum-Cancun KM 264 Playa de Xpu-Ha, Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo 77710

Things to enjoy: Spa, scuba diving, watersports, cooking classes, yoga. Nearby: Golf, tennis, Tulum, Chichinitza, Playa del Carmen.

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Villa Rolandi ThalassoSpa, Gourmet & Beach Club Q U I N TA N A R O O , M E X I C O

A tropical island in the Mexican Caribbean Arrive in style at Villa Rolandi Thalasso-Spa, Gourmet & Beach Club via the resort’s luxury yacht, Cocoon. Set on Isla Mujeres 20 minutes from Cancun, the hotel has stunning views from its perfect position in a sheltered cove between a white sandy beach and Makax lagoon. 35 Rooms General Manager: Giancarlo Frigeriol Tel: +52 9988 999 2000 Email: Address: Laguna Mar SM 7, MZA75, Lotes 15-16, Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo 77400

Things to enjoy: Thalasso-Spa, gym, private yacht, kayaks, gourmet tasting menu. Nearby: Scuba diving, snorkelling, deep sea fishing, golf, tennis, Tulum Mayan Ruins.

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MAY WE SUGGEST … …following the footsteps of Mexico's founding fathers on the Independence Route, a tour of historic sites celebrating 200 years of its independence. End in Guanajuato, a UNESCO World Heritage city on the steep slopes of a ravine filled with vibrant coloured houses, opulent colonial buildings and wonderful tree filled plazas.

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NORTH AMERICA

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CANADA

Vancouver 

2 Seattle 

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Winnipeg

Quebec 

40 Portland

Montreal 

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Vermont

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Jackson Hole 

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Toronto 

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Boston 

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Chicago 

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24 26 29

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7 6

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Detroit Denver 

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34 35

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Indianapolis

5 Memphis 

Santa Fe 

Los Angeles 

4

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Las Vegas 

Washington 

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St Louis 

San Francisco 

Albuquerque 

Atlanta 

Phoenix 

Charleston 

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El Paso 

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New Orleans 

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Houston 

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Georgian Court Hotel Vancouver

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Hastings House

Salt Spring Island British Columbia

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Windsor Arms Hotel

Toronto

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British Columbia

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The Pillars at New River Sound

Fort Lauderdale

Florida

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Oheka Castle Hotel & Estate

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Santa Maria Suites Resort

Key West

Florida

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Viana Hotel and Spa

Long Island

New York

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Hotel Modera

Portland

Oregon

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Teton Springs Lodge & Spa

Victor

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The Talbott Hotel

Chicago

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Soniat House

New Orleans

Louisiana

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Cranwell Resort Spa & Golf Club

Lenox

Massachusetts

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Idaho Illinois

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Huntington

New York

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Mill Street Inn

Newport

Rhode Island

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Wentworth Mansion

Charleston

South Carolina

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Sorrel River Ranch

Moab

Utah

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Castle Hill Resort & Spa

Cavendish

Vermont

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The Old Tavern at Grafton

Grafton

Vermont

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Reluctant Panther Inn & Restaurant

Manchester Village

Vermont

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Sanctuary on Scottsdale Camelback Mountain

Arizona

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Inn at The Mill

Arkansas

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The Huntington San Francisco Hotel & Nob Hill Spa

California

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Monmouth Plantation

Natchez

Mississippi

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The Inn at Southbridge

St Helena

California

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Stonewater Cove

Shell Knob

Missouri

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21

New Hampshire

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Delamar Greenwich Harbor

Greenwich

Connecticut

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The Manor on Golden Pond

Holderness

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Trapp Family Lodge

Stowe

Vermont

100

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Peacock Inn

Princeton

New Jersey

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The Inn at Montchanin Village & Spa

Montchanin

Delaware

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38

Virginia

100

The Castle on the Hudson

Tarrytown

New York

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The Goodstone Inn & Estate

Middleburg

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39

Virginia

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The Betsy South Beach

Miami Beach

Florida

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Inn at Great Neck

Great Neck

New York

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Manhattan

New York

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The Chesterfield Hotel

Palm Beach

Florida

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The Inn at Irving Place

Wedmore Place at the Williamsburg Winery

Williamsburg

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Hotel Ändra

Seattle

Washington

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The Iroquois New York

Manhattan

New York

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Hotel Bellevue

Seattle

Washington

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Jackson

Wyoming

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Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa

Lake Placid

Rusty Parrot Lodge & Spa

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One Bal Harbour Resort & Spa

Johnson

Bal Harbour

Florida

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GULF OF MEXICO

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New York

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City lights and

country living

CANADA Montreal 

Times Square, New York

Manor on Golden Pond Boston  Cranwell Resort Spa & Golf Club

Toronto

New York

JFK Airport 

Newark Airport  The Iroquois New York

USA

EAST COAST USA SUGGESTED ITINERARY Days 1 and 2 Get your east coast road trip off to a stylish start with a couple of nights in the Big Apple at The Iroquois New York just off Fifth Avenue. This elegant Manhattan hangout is worthy of everyone from Dorothy

Washington 

Parker to Carrie

Cranwell Resort, Spa & Golf Club, Massachusetts

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Bradshaw. Allow the concierge to plan

cottage or townhouse and indulge in

your day whether you want to stroll to

some golf and spa treatments before

iconic sites such as the Empire State

exploring the delights of the

Building and the Museum of Modern

Berkshires from the Norman Rockwell

Art or catch a yellow cab to the edgy

Museum to the Boston Symphony’s

Meatpacking District before returning

summer home at Tanglewood.

in the evening to dine French style in Triomphe.

Days 7 to 10 You may want to swing by the

Days 3 to 6

sophisticated city of Boston en-route

When you’ve had enough of the bright

to New Hampshire where The Manor

lights of the big city, jump in your

on Golden Pond offers an idyllic

Cadillac convertible and head upstate

countryside getaway. Famed as the

to leafy Massachusetts. If you choose

location for the film ‘On Golden

to go in autumn this is prime fall

Pond’, expect wood burning fireplaces

foliage time. Cranwell Resort, Spa &

and private decks with life affirming

Golf Club is the perfect New England

Squam Lake views. The local town of

hideaway in the scenic Berkshires

Holderness has natty antique shops to

of Western Massachusetts. Stay in a

explore or take a hot air balloon ride

typically New England style clapboard

over this beautiful part of the world.

Days 1 and 2

Arrive in New York and check in at The Iroquois

Days 3 to 6

Hire a car and head north to Cranwell Resort Spa & Golf Club

Days 7 to 10

Continue north towards Boston and stay at The Manor on Golden Pond before departing from Boston International Airport

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Odyssey 

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Hastings Vancouver House Georgian Court Hotel CANADA

Seattle

Hotel Bellevue

The scenic drive down the coastal road towards San Francisco

WEST COAST USA SUGGESTED ITINERARY Days 1 to 3 Touchdown in Vancouver and either take a float plane or ferry over to Ganges Harbour where you will be greeted by Hasting’s House complimentary shuttle

plenty more energetic pursuits

explore the highlights of

from kayaking to hiking if the

Seattle, from the Space Needle

mood takes you. Alternatively, if

to the Waterfront and the

you prefer to stay in the city,

famous Pike Place Market.

head to Georgian Court Hotel in the centre of Vancouver, with its

Next stop, the fabulous city of

restaurants.

San Francisco! Take a flight

the harbour is a peaceful

Days 4 to 8

there from Seattle-Tacoma

country house hotel with

It’s time to up the pace and take

everything you need to unwind.

the scenic drive south across the

There's fabulous cuisine and an

US border for a taste of city life

intimate spa for the ultimate

at the Hotel Bellevue in Seattle.

pampering sessions. Wander

This contemporary bolthole has

into the small town of Ganges

a world-class sports club, spa

and browse the pretty galleries

and award-winning restaurants.

and farmer’s market or there’s

You’re perfectly placed to

Hastings House, overlooking

USA

Days 9 to 14

relaxed atmosphere and great

service. The utterly enchanting

Portland

San Francisco The Huntington Hotel & Nob Hill Spa

International Airport or, for the road trip of a lifetime, hire a Mustang and drive down the coast road enjoying the remarkable scenery. Check in at The Huntington Hotel & Nob Hill Spa, the perfect pampering retreat in a fantastic location overlooking the city and the

Days 1 to 3

Arrive in Vancouver, stay at Georgian Court Hotel, or take the ferry or float plane to stay at Hastings House

Days 4 to 8

Travel south to Seattle for a taste of the city life at the Hotel Bellevue

Days 9 to 14 Either fly from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport or drive to San Francisco staying at The Huntington Hotel & Nob Hill Spa

bay. Visit Grace Cathedral to see the frescoes then take the cable car to Lombard Street, the world’s most crooked street. Return to the hotel for dinner in The Big Four, with its contemporary cuisine and award-winning wine list.

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Georgian Court Hotel

Hastings House

VA N C O U V E R , C A N A D A

BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA

Between the ocean and the mountains in the centre of Vancouver There is something particularly alluring about Georgian Court Hotel. It could be its fantastically central position, its superb choice of restaurants, the amenable staff who create a relaxing, homely feel or it could just be the owner’s insightful ability to understand the needs of women travellers with its addition of a floor dedicated exclusively to female guests.

Things to enjoy: Spa with steam room, three restaurants, business centre, gym, bike rental. Nearby: Seafront, Rogers Arena, BC Place Stadium, Stanley Park, Grouse Mountain, Granville Island, Robson Street.

At the water’s edge on Salt Spring Island English country manor house meets Canadian inspiration at the secluded Hastings House, which overlooks the peaceful Ganges Harbour. 22 acres of flower gardens and rolling meadows surround this elegant Tudor-style country house where sophisticated island living includes one of the best restaurants in British Columbia, as well as an intimate spa.

Things to enjoy: Spa, sculpture trail, cycling. Nearby: Hiking, fishing, sailing, kayaking, tennis, golf, art studios and galleries, farmers markets, winery and cheesemaker tours.

180 Rooms General Manager: Gary Collinge Tel: +1 604 682 5555 Email: Address: 773 Beatty Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2M4

18 Rooms Proprietors: Jerry Parks and Bonny O’Connor Tel: +1 250 537 2362 Email: Address: 160 Upper Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2S2

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Windsor Arms Hotel

Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain

O N TA R I O , C A N A D A

ARIZONA, USA

In the heart of Toronto’s cultural centre In the hub of Yorkville, on a quiet street, the Windsor Arms is an ode to neo-Gothic architecture. Spacious suites, elegant dining rooms and superb spa facilities form an island of tranquillity with decidedly decadent overtones only moments away from Toronto’s cultural heart.

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Things to enjoy: Personalised menus, spa. Nearby: Art Gallery of Ontario, Royal Ontario Museum, University of Toronto.

A luxurious and intimate mountainside resort and spa Arizona-desert modernity meets Zen at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain where stunning mountain views, Asian-inspired treatments and farm fresh American cuisine merge to create a truly unique spa resort experience in breathtakingly beautiful surroundings.

28 Rooms President and Owner: George Friedmann Tel: +1 416 971 9666 Email: Address: 18 St. Thomas Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3E7

105 Rooms General Manager: Michael Surguine Tel: +1 480 948 2100 Email: Address: 5700 East McDonald Drive, Scottsdale (Paradise Valley), Arizona 85253

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Things to enjoy: Spa, tennis, cycling, hiking. Nearby: Golf, downtown Scottsdale shopping, horse riding, Sedona, Tucson, Flagstaff, Grand Canyon.

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Inn at the Mill

The Huntington Hotel & Nob Hill Spa

ARKANSAS, USA

CALIFORNIA, USA

In the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas Inn at the Mill is a mid 19th century wooden mill house imaginatively redesigned to a breathtaking standard to create a collection of boutique rooms and suites in a beautiful location in the Ozark Mountains.

Things to enjoy: Fine dining on-site at James at the Mill Restaurant. Nearby: Watersports on Beaver Lake, trout fishing, entertainment on Dickson Street.

At the heart of San Francisco’s classic Nob Hill Timeless charm meets contemporary style at The Huntington Hotel and Nob Hill Spa. Set at the top of Nob Hill overlooking Grace Cathedral and Huntington Park, it has an award-winning spa, fine dining and tremendous views. Known for genuine personal service, the Huntington is a home away from home.

Things to enjoy: Big 4 Restaurant, Nob Hill Spa, pool, whirlpool, gym, steam room, sauna. Nearby: Financial District, Union Square, Chinatown, shopping and theatre.

46 Rooms Owner: Miles James Tel: +1 479 443 1800 Email: Address: 3906 Great House Springs Road, Johnson, Arkansas, 72741

136 Rooms President and Managing Director: John Cope Tel: +1 415 474 5400 Email: Address: 1075 California Street, San Francisco, California 94108

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The Inn at Southbridge

Delamar Greenwich Harbor

CALIFORNIA, USA

C O N N E C T I C U T, U S A

Within the world-renowned Napa Valley wine region The Inn at Southbridge sits at the entrance to St. Helena, a charming town in the heart of Californian wine country. It offers a superb spa with garden cabanas, exquisite rooms with private balconies and exemplary service.

Things to enjoy: Fitness centre, lap pool, steam rooms, whirlpool, spa treatments, nail salon. Nearby: Wine tasting, golf, horse riding, cycling, hiking.

Waterfront urban retreat A stunning Mediterranean-style villa in a superb waterfront setting, Delamar Greenwich Harbor sits on the shores of Long Island Sound, overlooking the private dock and within a stone’s throw of Greenwich’s prestigious centre.

21 Rooms General Manager: Don Lynch Tel: +1 707 967 9400 Email: Address: 1020 Main Street, St. Helena, California 94574

82 Rooms Hotel Manager: Daniel Coggins Tel: +1 203 661 9800 Email: Address: 500 Steamboat Road, Greenwich, Connecticut 06830

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Things to enjoy: Private yacht charters, fishing charters, bicycles, water sports. Nearby: Golf, tennis, professional polo, horse riding, boating, Greenwich Avenue.

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The Inn at Montchanin Village & Spa D E L AW A R E , U S A

North-west of Wilmington in the heart of Brandywine Valley

Things to enjoy: Spa, fitness room, fine dining restaurant, taxfree shopping. Nearby: Winterthur Museum & Gardens, Longwood Gardens, Brandywine River Museum, Hagley Museum & Library, Delaware Art Museum, Delaware Museum of Natural History, Nemours Mansion and Gardens, golf, wineries.

The village of Montchanin, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, lies mid-way between Washington DC and New York, in historic Brandywine Valley. Once part of Winterthur, Montchanin gets its name from the grandmother of the founder of the DuPont Company. 28 Rooms General Manager: Vera C. Palmatary Tel: +1 302 888 2133 Email: Address: Route 100 & Kirk Road, PO Box 130, Montchanin, Delaware 19710 GPS: 528 Montchanin Road, Wilmington www.slh.com/montchanin

The Betsy – South Beach FLORIDA, USA

Historic waterfront retreat in South Beach

Things to enjoy: Outdoor swimming pool, rooftop solarium, spa services, beach-side service, gym, personalised tour programmes. Nearby: Golf, beaches, fishing, tennis, Art Deco District with nightlife, eateries, shopping.

An iconic landmark on Miami Beach’s Ocean Drive, The Betsy offers exquisite rooms with luxurious amenities, exceptional cuisine by award-winning partner BLT-Steak, an underground speakeasy getaway and a Rooftop Solarium with Wellness Garden offering sweeping ocean views.

63 Rooms General Manager: Jeff Lehman Tel: +1 (305) 531-6100 Email: Address: 1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, Florida 33139 www.slh.com/betsyhotel

The Chesterfield Hotel FLORIDA, USA

In the centre of Palm Beach

Things to enjoy: Outdoor swimming pool. Nearby: Hautecouture shopping, beach, scuba diving, snorkelling, boating, City Place, Norton Museum of Art.

Timeless English values of discretion and elegance abound at The Chesterfield Hotel. Sophisticated yet warm, it promises a stay with a difference, with an acclaimed gourmet restaurant where meals are served any time of day, a fabulous pool and a lively lounge bar.

52 Rooms General Manager: Francine Boissonneault Tel: +1 561 659 5800 Email: Address: 363 Cocoanut Row, Palm Beach, Florida 33480 www.slh.com/chesterfield

One Bal Harbour Resort & Spa FLORIDA, USA

A dazzling 18-storey glass tower overlooking the Atlantic Ocean

Things to enjoy: Beachfront, gourmet restaurant, butler service, spa, kids’ club, pet programme, beach club. Nearby: Chauffeured transportation to Bal Harbour Shops, water sports, tennis, golf, yacht charters.

A tranquil oasis where understated elegance meets sheer indulgence, One Bal Harbour Resort & Spa fronts 750 feet of pristine Atlantic shoreline in Bal Harbour Village. Complete with a waterfront spa, a gourmet restaurant and ocean-view bar, this beachfront hotel is just 15 minutes from lively South Beach. 124 Rooms General Manager: Florent Gateau Tel: +1 305 455 5400 Email: Address: 10295 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour Florida 33154 www.slh.com/onebalharbour

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The Pillars at New River Sound

Santa Maria Suites Resort

FLORIDA, USA

FLORIDA, USA

Overlooking Fort Lauderdale’s Intracoastal Waterway A peaceful hideaway in the ‘Venice of America’, The Pillars at New River Sound is an eclectic mix of British colonial and island plantation style. Gourmet cuisine at the Secret Garden, a lovely swimming pool in a lush tropical garden and inviting views of the Intracoastal Waterway await.

Things to enjoy: Luxury private yacht charter. Nearby: Golf, boating, private water taxi stop, Las Olas Boulevard, The Everglades, Miami, Palm Beach.

One block from the ocean and Duval Street The best-kept secret in Key West’s Old Town, Santa Maria Suites Resort is a sophisticated and elegant retreat comprising 35 fully-equiped one and two bedroom suites. Enjoy two heated pools in the hidden oasis and Ambrosia Restaurant where expertly created sushi, tempura and teriyaki are served as beautiful, delicious art.

18 Rooms Managing Director: Caroline Bonnell Tel: +1 954 467 9639 Email: Address: 111 North Birch Road, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304

35 Rooms General Manager: Steve Mungall Tel: +1 305 296 5678 Email: Address: 1401 Simonton Street, Key West, Florida 33040

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Teton Springs Lodge & Spa

The Talbott Hotel

IDAHO, USA

ILLINOIS, USA

A great escape in picturesque Teton Valley, Idaho From action-packed summer and winter activities, to relaxing leisurely spa treatments, Teton Springs Lodge & Spa offers on-site golf at the award-winning Headwaters golf course, elegant rooms and suites, together with delectable cuisine. A scenic drive takes you to Jackson Hole and Yellowstone/Grand Teton National Parks.

Things to enjoy: Heliskiing, fly-fishing, guided nature hikes, spa, tennis, golf. Nearby: Fly-fishing, Skiing (downhill & crosscountry), horse riding, hot-air ballooning, snowmobiling, whitewater & scenic rafting, golf.

Located in downtown Chicago in the Gold Coast Set in a beautiful tree-lined street just steps from Michigan Avenue, The Talbott Hotel is elegant and refined with some of the largest rooms and suites in Chicago, authentic Italian cuisine in the acclaimed Bice Bistro and access to a world-class health complex.

52 Rooms General Manager: Jeffrey Naylor Tel: +1 208 787 7888 Email: Address: 10 Warm Creek Lane Victor, Idaho 83455

149 Rooms General Manager: Troy Strand Tel: +1 312 944 4970 Email: Address: 20 East Delaware Place, Chicago, Illinois 60611

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Things to enjoy: Japanese restaurant, garden courtyard, beach access. Nearby: Water sports, deep sea fishing, scuba diving, snorkelling, kayaking, dolphin watching.

Things to enjoy: Complimentary access to a gym, complimentary wifi. Nearby: Navy Pier, Shedd Aquarium, Planetarium, Michigan Avenue shopping, Lake Michigan.

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Soniat House

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Cranwell Resort Spa & Golf Club

NEW ORLEANS, USA

MASSACHUSETTS, USA

Located in the French Quarter’s residential area Three beautiful 1830 townhouses in the heart of the French Quarter, Soniat House is New Orleans’ bestkept secret. Lush courtyards, wrought-iron balconies and antique-furnished rooms provide the quintessential New Orleans experience. Stroll leisurely to Jackson Square to see artists displaying their work, eat dinner at one of the city’s outstanding restaurants, listen to legendary New Orleans jazz and end your evening with a drink in the sitting room.

Nestled in 380 acres with scenic views of the Berkshire mountains A magnificent rural escape Cranwell Resort, Spa and Golf Club is an all-season resort with one of the largest spas in the north-east, a spectacular 18-hole championship golf course, award-winning restaurants and a cross country skiing centre.

32 Rooms Resident Proprietors: Rodney and Frances Smith Tel: +1 800 544 8808 Email: Address: 1133 Chartres Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70116

114 Rooms President and General Manager: Lewis Kiesler Tel: +1 413-637-1364 Email: Address: 55 Lee Road, Lenox, Massachusetts 01240

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Monmouth Plantation

Stonewater Cove

MISSISSIPPI, USA

MISSOURI, USA

Situated near historic downtown Natchez An impressive 1818 Greek revival plantation mansion set in 26 acres of scented gardens, Monmouth Plantation is the epitome of southern splendour. Experience some of the finest food in Mississippi, gracious weddings and events and pastimes such as garden strolls and carriage rides.

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Things to enjoy: Courtyard, private parking, in-room massage, complimentary use of New Orleans Athletic Club. Nearby: The French Quarter, jazz clubs, Jackson Square, the French Market.

Things to enjoy: Croquet, fishing. Nearby: Golf, tennis, Mississippi River, antebellum mansions and museums, riverboat casino.

Overlooking beautiful Table Rock Lake, surrounded by endless forest Hidden in the lush green wilderness of the Mark Twain National Forest, Stonewater Cove is a nearly 500-acre wilderness retreat with a stunning stone and wood lodge overlooking beautiful Table Rock Lake as well as 18 rooms and suites, over 20 miles of hand-crafted trails and numerous outdoor activities.

30 Rooms Proprietors: Ron and Lani Riches Managing Director: Jerry L Jacobson Tel: +1 601 442 5852 Email: Address: 36 Melrose Avenue, Natchez, Mississippi 39120

18 Rooms General Manager: James R Bond Tel: +1 417 858 2563 Email: Address: 1257 Sunset Timbers Trail, Shell Knob, Missouri 65747

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Things to enjoy: Spa, sauna, gym, yoga, golf, driving range, tennis, cross country skiing. Nearby: Fishing, boating, hiking, canoeing, skiing, white-water rafting, horse riding, state parks.

Things to enjoy: Spa services, ATV riding, wakeboarding, fishing, hiking, kayaking, archery, cycling, zip lines. Nearby: Fly fishing, Branson, golf, shopping, Dogwood Canyon Nature Park, Silver Dollar City.

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The Manor on Golden Pond NEW HAMPSHIRE, USA

Situated in the lakes region of New Hampshire A beautiful New England manor house overlooking Squam Lake, The Manor on Golden Pond is the idyllic countryside getaway with a spa, innovative fine dining, a pool and a dramatic landscape to relish and enjoy. 19 Rooms Owners: Brian and Mary Ellen Shields Tel: +1 603 968 3348 Email: Address: 31 Manor Dr, Holderness, New Hampshire 03245

Things to enjoy: Outdoor heated swimming pool, spa, tennis, croquet, volleyball, cooking school, wine tasting. Nearby: Science Centre, Squam Lake Tours, Lake Winnepausaukee, Waterville Valley, White Mountains.

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The Peacock Inn N E W J E R S E Y, U S A

Princeton’s only luxury boutique hotel A historic Princeton landmark, The Peacock Inn is an attractive 18th century colonial mansion and has been an inn since 1911. Located in downtown Princeton and a block to the centre of town and Princeton University, this delightful boutique hotel provides a gourmet restaurant, bar and sophisticted lounge.

16 Rooms Proprietors: Elaine and Barry Sussman Tel: +1 609 924 1707 Email: Address: 20 Bayard Lane, Princeton, New Jersey 08540

Things to enjoy: Private meeting and private dining facilities. Nearby: Princeton University, Palmer Square, historical sites and museums, McCarter theatre, Lake Carnegie, sailing, fishing, golf, cycling, tennis.

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The Castle on the Hudson NEW YORK, USA

A country estate 25 miles north of New York City A magnificent turn-of-the-century castle with Norman towers and turrets overlooking the Hudson River, The Castle on the Hudson stands in 10 acres of wooded, manicured grounds and is renowned for its breathtaking views and award-winning restaurant.

31 Rooms General Manager: Gilbert Baeriswil Tel: +1 914 631 1980 Email: Address: 400 Benedict Avenue, Tarrytown, New York 10591

Things to enjoy: In-room massages, winetasting, bocce court, hiking, tennis, gym, library. Nearby: Horse riding, Historic Hudson Valley, Lyndhurst, Sunnyside, Philipsburg Manor.

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Inn at Great Neck NEW YORK, USA

In the centre of Great Neck’s Gold Coast An Art Deco showpiece in a buzzing Long Island town, Inn at Great Neck is a unique 1920s-themed retreat with a highly acclaimed restaurant and all modern touches including wifi, LCD TVs and iPod docking stations all conveniently close to wonderful cafés and restaurants.

85 Rooms Managing Partner: Alan Mindel Tel: +1 516 773 2000 Email: Address: 30 Cutter Mill Road, Great Neck, New York 11021

Things to enjoy: 1920s-themed restaurant, bar, Art Deco detailing. Nearby: Golf, fishing, beach, Citi Field, Jones Beach, The Long Island Wineries, Kings Point.

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The Inn at Irving Place NEW YORK, USA

The Iroquois New York NEW YORK, USA

In the heart of New York City A delightful Victorian townhouse in exclusive Gramercy Park. Built in 1834, The Inn at Irving Place comprises two restored Manhattan brownstones, which manage to retain their historic legacy whilst championing 21st century sophistication.

Things to enjoy: Afternoon tea room, Martini Lounge. Nearby: Broadway, Empire State Building, Stature of Liberty, Times Square.

Steps away from the exciting sights and sounds of mid-town Manhattan A majestic and elegant Manhattan hotel just moments from Fifth Avenue. Behind the impressive period façade of The Iroquois New York you will discover resplendent elegance, from the décor to the award-winning restaurant, the delightful library and the personalised service.

Things to enjoy: Gym, Finnish sauna. Nearby: Times Square, Broadway, Rockefeller Center, Fifth Avenue, Radio City Music Hall.

12 Rooms General Manager: Shawn Rettstatt Tel: +1 212 533 4600 Email: Address: 56 Irving Place, New York, New York 10003

114 Rooms General Manager: Robert Holmes Tel: +1 212 840 3080 Email: Address: 49 West 44th Street New York, New York 10036

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Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa

Oheka Castle Hotel & Estate

NEW YORK, USA

NEW YORK, USA

Set in the Adirondack Mountains An award-winning inn set amidst the Adirondack Mountains high peaks, Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa sits on the shores of the lake within eight acres of landscaped gardens. A private lakeside beach, superb cuisine and a stylish spa add to the appeal of this delightful retreat.

Things to enjoy: Private beach, tennis, gym, sauna, spa, fishing, boating, canoeing, kayaking. Nearby: Golf, horse riding, alpine and cross-country skiing, sledding, hiking, cycling.

Located between New York City and The Hamptons A stunning French-style château on Long Island, Oheka Castle is the second largest private residence in America. Passionately restored over 25 years, this early 20th century stately home has now been transformed back to its former grandeur.

131 Rooms General Manager: Carl Gronlund Tel: +1 518 523 2544 Email: Address: 77 Mirror Lake Drive, Lake Placid, New York 12946

32 Rooms Owners: Gary and Pamela Melius Tel: +1 631 659 1400 Email: Address: 135 West Gate Drive, Huntington, New York 11743

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Things to enjoy: Golf, tennis, billiards, fitness centre, in-room massages. Nearby: Gold Coast Mansion tours, horse riding, water sports, beaches, fishing, Long Island vineyards.

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Viana Hotel and Spa

Hotel Modera

NEW YORK, USA

OREGON, USA

A tranquil haven within easy reach of all Long Island’s attractions An innovative new eco hotel in Westbury with an emphasis on Feng Shui design combined with state-of-the-art technology, Viana Hotel and Spa is a tranquil sanctuary in the heart of Long Island with a superb restaurant and a fabulous spa.

Things to enjoy: Feng Shui design, Italian fusion restaurant, relaxing spa. Nearby: Old Westbury Gardens, beaches, golf, wineries, farmers’ markets.

Situated in the heart of downtown Portland A sleek, sophisticated designer showcase in the heart of Portland’s business district, Hotel Modera is a stylish boutique hotel with an innovative ‘living wall’, a relaxing courtyard with elegant fire pits, works of art by local artists and superbly comfortable rooms and suites with large picture windows.

116 Rooms Managing Partner: Alan Mindel Tel: +516 338 7777 Email: Address: 3998 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury, Long Island New York 11590

174 Rooms General Manager: Desmond Mollendor Tel: +503 484 1084 Email: Address: 515 SW Clay Street Portland, Oregon 97201

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Mill Street Inn

Wentworth Mansion

RHODE ISLAND, USA

SOUTH CAROLINA, USA

A romantic escape to the past in Newport’s historic district A striking blend of historic architecture and contemporary styling, Mill Street Inn is a former 19th century mill that is on the National Register of Historic Places. It provides spacious, all-suite accommodation and a delightful rooftop patio, just a block from the harbour in Newport’s exclusive Historic Hill district.

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Things to enjoy: Rooftop patio, fabulous harbour views. Nearby: Newport harbour front restaurants, nightspots and shopping.

Located in Charleston’s historic district Here you will find southern hospitality at its finest in the heart of Charleston. Wentworth Mansion is the embodiment of period elegance and a brilliant example of Second Empire-style architecture, complete with a handsome mansard roof and cupola, one of the best restaurants in the region and a unique spa.

23 Rooms General Manager: Dean Maki Tel: +1 401-849-9500 Email: Address: 75 Mill Street, Newport, Rhode Island 02840

21 Rooms Innkeeper: Noreen Marchant Tel: +1 843 853 1886 Email: Address: 149 Wentworth Street, Charleston, South Carolina 29401

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Things to enjoy: Access to 24-hour gym, modern works of art and photography, secure parking. Nearby: Waterfront, golf, tennis, Pioneer Square, Columbia Gorge, Hood River.

Things to enjoy: Full spa facilities, afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvres reception. Nearby: Golf, boating, plantations, shopping, City Market.

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Sorrel River Ranch U TA H , U S A

A desert oasis on the Colorado River

Things to enjoy: Spa, swimming pools, tennis, gym, horse riding, basketball. Nearby: Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Moab, Colorado River.

In the adventure capital of the south-west, Sorrel River Ranch rests in 160 acres of green pastures on the Colorado River, surrounded by the spectacular desert red rock cliffs of Moab. With a signature restaurant, full service spa, tennis courts and stables, it offers a truly authentic experience for adventure seekers and nature lovers.

52 Rooms General Manager: Jamie McAnally Tel: +1 435 259 4642 Email: Address: Hwy 128, Mile 17, HC 64 Box 4002 Moab, Utah 84532 www.slh.com/sorrelriver

Castle Hill Resort & Spa V E R M O N T, U S A

Within the green mountains of central Vermont

Things to enjoy: Aveda Concept spa, pool, hot tub, solarium, tennis, yoga, fitness classes. Nearby: Skiing, golf, cycling, hiking, kayaking, swimming, fishing, antiquing, artist galleries, historic places.

An elegant, listed, early 20th century governor’s mansion, Castle Hill Resort & Spa is set in the heart of Vermont’s Green Mountains. With a wealth of period features, an excellent Aveda Concept spa, swimming pool, hot tub and fitness centre, tenniscourts and gourmet cuisine, this is a fabulous springboard from which to enjoy the beautiful Okemo Valley. 10 Rooms Owners: Leo Xarras and Bruce Armitage Tel: +1 802 226 7361 Email: Address: 2910 Route 103, Cavendish, Vermont 05142 www.slh.com/castlehill

The Old Tavern at Grafton V E R M O N T, U S A

On a beautiful tree-lined road in a quintessential Vermont village

Things to enjoy: Massage services, skiing, hiking, canoeing, fly fishing, mountain biking, children’s camps, cycling. Nearby: Chester, Weston, Woodstock, Manchester, Brattleboro, Quechee, Ludlow.

A quaint early 19th century inn set in one of New England’s prettiest villages, The Old Tavern at Grafton is a country retreat full of old-world charm with delicious, locally-inspired cuisine, an atmospheric bar, a swimming pond and elegant rooms and suites.

45 Rooms Innkeepers: Kathleen Matelica and John Cray Tel: +1 802 843 2231 Email: Address: 92 Main Street (PO Box 9), Grafton, Vermont 05146 www.slh.com/oldtavern

MAY WE SUGGEST … …taking a trip from One Bal Harbour Resort & Spa and spending the day alligator spotting on a high speed airboat travelling deep into the winding mangrove creeks and bays of the Everglades.

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Reluctant Panther Inn & Restaurant

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Trapp Family Lodge V E R M O N T, U S A

V E R M O N T, U S A

An elegant getaway in the mountains of Southern Vermont Set in genteel Manchester Village in the Green Mountains, Reluctant Panther Inn & Restaurant is a charming retreat with superb views of Mount Equinox, a delightful restaurant with an excellent reputation for fine dining, stylish rooms and suites and above all, a pampering atmosphere.

Things to enjoy: Gourmet restaurant, dining terrace, picturesque gardens, original artwork collection. Nearby: Golf, fly fishing, tennis, antique shops, Dorset Playhouse, Art Museum, foliage tours, skiing at Stratton.

Surrounded by Vermont’s Green Mountains Trapp Family Lodge is owned and managed by the von Trapps, one of the world’s best known and beloved musical families. The von Trapps, the inspiration for the film, ‘The Sound of Music’, opened this stunning Austrian-style retreat a few years after settling in Vermont in the 1940s.

20 Rooms General Manager: Kate Rubick Tel: +1 802-362-2568 Email: Address: 39 West Road, Manchester Village, Vermont 05254

96 Rooms General Manager: Johannes von Trapp Tel: +1 802 253 8511 Email: Address: 700 Trapp Hill Road, PO Box 1428 Stowe, Vermont 05672

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The Goodstone Inn & Estate

Wedmore Place at The Williamsburg Winery

VIRGINIA, USA

Things to enjoy: Hiking, tennis, nordic skiing, mountain biking, birding, gym, pools, massage, culinary classes. Nearby: Stowe Mountain Ski Area, Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory, Cold Hollow Cider Mill.

VIRGINIA, USA

Situated in Virginia’s finest hunt and wine country A delightful country inn set on 265 acres of rolling countryside, The Goodstone Inn & Estate has breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, romantic rooms and suites and superb dining at Goodstone’s restaurant. This is a genuine ‘get away from it all’ retreat with with suites and bedrooms in a variety of period buildings.

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Things to enjoy: Biking, canoeing, hiking trails, swimming pool, hot tub. Nearby: Golf, winery tours, Washington, DC.

In a 320-acre vineyard within three miles of Historic Williamsburg Relaxation, elegance and comfort come together at Wedmore Place, an astonishing Europeanstyled country retreat at the centre of the Williamsburg Winery. Rooms and suites all have open fireplaces while fantastic food, wine tasting, a spa and plenty of green space add to the enchantment.

18 Rooms Owner: Mark Betts Tel: +1 877 219 4663 Email: Address: 36205 Snake Hill Road, Middleburg, Virginia 20117

28 Rooms Manager: Lori Fleming Tel: +1 866 933 6673 Email: Address: 5810 Wessex Hundred, Williamsburg, Virginia 23185

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Things to enjoy: Inroom spa services, gym, library, wine tasting, walking trails. Nearby: Colonial Parkway, Williamsburg Winery, golf, Jamestown, historic Williamsburg, Yorktown, shopping and antiques.

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Hotel Ändra S E AT T L E , U S A

Located in Seattle’s Midtown neighbourhood

Things to enjoy: Two top-rated restaurants, gym, city centre location. Nearby: Pike Place Market, Space Needle, Seattle Art Museum, waterfront, wine tasting, golf, Mt. Rainier, whale watching.

The epitome of chic, Hotel Ändra prides itself on being unlike any other in the city. Its location makes it an ideal base from which to explore. Visit the famous Pike Place Market, stroll the waterfront, then take a ride to the top of the Space Needle. Upon arriving at the hotel, enjoy a drink in the lobby lounge before enjoying delicious cuisine in Lola restaurant. 119 Rooms Managing Director: Lars Pedersen Tel: +1 206 448 8600 Email: Address: 2000 Fourth Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98121 www.slh.com/andra

Hotel Bellevue S E AT T L E , U S A

An urban retreat just outside Seattle

Things to enjoy: Spa, yoga, pilates, aerobics, tennis, swimming, fine dining, casual dining, meeting facilities. Nearby: Golf, Pike Place Market, Snoqualmie Falls, San Juan Islands, skiing, wineries, waterfront.

Elegant, contemporary design at it’s most stylish, Bellevue Hotel is a smart city retreat with a world class sports club. Jog, play tennis, swim or work out on the state-of-the-art gym equipment before relaxing in the spa or dining in one of the excellent restaurants.

67 Rooms General Manager: Brian Flaherty Tel: +1 425 454 4424 Email: Address: 11200 SE 6th Street, Bellevue, Seattle, Washington 98004 www.slh.com/bellevue

Rusty Parrot Lodge & Spa WYOMING, USA

Located near Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks

Things to enjoy: Spa, jacuzzi, Nearby: Golf, fly-fishing, skiing, rafting, hiking, golf, Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks.

Just moments from Jackson’s town square, yet peaceful and secluded, Rusty Parrot Lodge & Spa is in a prime position for skiing and hiking, has a herb-based spa plus one of the best restaurants in the region.

31 Rooms General Manager: Brandon Harrison Tel: +1 307 733 2000 Email: Address: 175 North Jackson Street, Jackson, Wyoming 83001 www.slh.com/rustyparrot

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Hotel Schloss Mühldorf FELDKIRCHEN, AUSTRIA

In a beautiful rural setting close to Linz on the River Danube

Things to enjoy: Spa, massage, sauna, equestrian centre, bicycle rental, reading lounge, bar. Nearby: National park, lakes, golf, watersports, walks, Linz, River Danube, Danube Cycle Path.

An enchanting, medieval castle with a wealth of history which today is a charming, family-owned hotel. Here you will have the unique opportunity to experience a wide range of leisure activities, including golf, horse riding, water sports and hiking, whilst enjoying exquisite cuisine, a pampering spa, an outdoor pool and a high level of personal service. 35 Rooms Owner: Johannes & Cristina Wuermer Tel: +43 7233 7241 Email: Address: Castle Mühldorf 1 A-4101 Feldkirchen an der Donau www.slh.com/schlossmuhldorf

Hoteldorf Grüner Baum SALZBURG, AUSTRIA

Within the Salzburg area at the National park Hohe Tauern

Things to enjoy: Thermal Spa with pool, hiking, cycling, sleigh rides, cross-country and alpine skiing, activity programme. Nearby: Golf, National Park, Salzburg, Bad Gastein historic spa town, Gastein Healing Gallery.

Situated in its own valley, consisting of five houses, with a spectacular view into the National park, Hoteldorf Grüner Baum has a natural advantage for families when it comes to a relaxing holiday all year round so enjoy skiing, hiking or a great activity programme in pure nature.

46 Rooms Owners: The Blumschein family Tel: +43 6434 2516 0 Email: Address: Kötschachtal 25, 5640 Bad Gastein, Salzburg www.slh.com/grunerbaum

Heritage.Hotel Hallstatt H A L S T A T T, A U S T R I A

An exclusive retreat in the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hallstatt

Things to enjoy: Superb lake and mountain views, coffee house, bar, lakeside terrace, sauna, historic ambiance. Nearby: Dachstein ‘5 Fingers’ – the most spectacular viewpoints of the Alps, salt mines, Hallstatt.

An integral part of the historic village centre, Heritage.Hotel Hallstatt comprises three notable mansions each painstakingly refurbished to reflect their own unique, historic character and remain part of the world heritage site. With a mountain backdrop and fabulous lake views, the hotel provides an exclusive bolthole where pampering is a priority and luxury abounds. 43 Rooms General Manager: Peter Scheutz Tel: +43 6134 200 360 Email: Address: Landungsplatz 101, 4830 Hallstatt www.slh.com/heritagehotel

Im Weissen Rössl S T. W O L F G A N G , A U S T R I A

Where the air is clean and crisp and the lake crystal clear

Things to enjoy: Spa, heated lake pool, gym, water sports, fishing, diving, bicycle hire, boat trips. Nearby: Hiking, nordic walking, golf, cycling, sailing, balloon flights, skiing, curling.

Im Weissen Rössl is a legendary hotel set in one of Austria’s most enchanting lake resorts, St. Wolfgang, which lies in the shadow of the Schafberg Mountain in the Salzkammergut. Immortalised in a famous operetta by Ralph Benatzky, this delightful property sits right on the shores of the lake and places a strong emphasis on wellbeing with extensive spa and beauty treatments, a heated lake pool and a relaxing outdoor terrace. 94 Rooms Owner: Gudrun Trutmann-Peter Tel: +43 6138 2306 0 Email: Address: Markt 74, St. Wolfgang A-5360 www.slh.com/imweissen

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Art & Relax Hotel Bergwelt TIROL, AUSTRIA

Stylish elegance at the top of the Tirol The traditional, pretty Alpine Lodge exterior belies the elegant, stylish modern interiors at Art & Relax Hotel Bergwelt, which is set high in the Austrian Alps above the picturesque, little village of Obergurgl. Expect exquisite mountain views, exceptional dining and a sensational spa and beauty centre, with an indoor and heated outdoor pool. 68 Rooms General Manager: Sascha Falkner Tel: +43 5256 62 74 Email: Address: A-6456 Obergurgl, Tirol

Things to enjoy: Spa, salt water pool, saunas, steam baths, hamman, meditation room, beauty treatments, massages. Nearby: Skiing, snowboarding, ski school, ski mountaineering, walking trails, ice skating, horse riding.

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Kristiania Lech LECH AM ARLBERG, AUSTRIA

In the famous Arlberg area of the Austrian Alps The low-key simplicity and charm of Kristiania Lech has attracted the skiing glitterati for more than 40 years. In the heart of bustling Lech, surrounded by world-renowned ski country, its rustic yet contemporary design is splashed with thoughtful artworks, each room a personal gallery, easy on the eye and as warm and comfortable as home. 29 Rooms Managing Director: Gertrud Schneider Tel: +43 5583 2561 Email: Address: Omesberg 331, 6764 Lech am Arlberg

Things to enjoy: Alpine and cross-country skiing from hotel, heli-skiing, sauna, jacuzzi. Nearby: Arlberg skiing, St. Anton, Swarovski Crystal World, Lake Constance, Bregenzer Wald Valley.

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Das Tyrol VIENNA, AUSTRIA

Central location on Vienna’s longest shopping street Right at the heart of Vienna’s shopping scene and opposite the Museum Quarter, Das Tyrol is not only superbly convenient but also an elegant and refined hotel with a city sophistication and a strong artistic flair.

30 Rooms General Manager: Helena Ramsbacher Tel: +43 1 587 5415 Email: Address: Mariahilferstrasse 15, Vienna, A-1060

Things to enjoy: Sauna and steam bath. Nearby: Museums quarter, Opera, theatres, Ringstrasse, Imperial Palace, Parliament, Secession, Kohlmarkt & Graben, Naschmarkt.

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MAY WE SUGGEST … …visiting Top Mountain Star when staying at Art and Relax Hotel Bergwelt, a futuristic panorama bar set on a viewing platform at an altitude of 3080m with a beautiful bird's eye view of the Ötztaler Alps stretching across to the silhouette of the famous Dolomites in the south.

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SWEDEN Riga 

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RUSSIA

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Moscow 

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Gdañsk 

BELARUS POLAND GERMANY Warsaw 

Pozna 

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Prague 

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AUSTRIA

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ITALY

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ROMANIA

Ljubljana

SLOVENIA

CROATIA

SERBIA BLACK SEA

3 Split 

BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA

Dubrovnik 

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Split

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Mcely

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Prague

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Pädaste Manor

Muhu Island

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Tallinn

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RUSSIA 11 Alexander House

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SLOVENIA 13 Grand Hotel Toplice

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Hotel Yastrebets Wellness & Spa

Experience another World

Villa Dubrovnik D U B R O V N I K , C R O AT I A

BOROVETS, BULGARIA

Situated on the Yastrebets 3 ski slope, in the heart of Rila Mountain A superbly modern ski-in ski-out hotel set on one of the best ski runs in Bulgaria, Hotel Yastrebets Wellness & Spa provides a delightful choice of rooms, apartments and Finnish chalets surrounded by mountain pines.

Things to enjoy: Spa, indoor pool, gym, sauna, Yastrebets Park & Forest, tennis, football, cycling, disco. Nearby: Picnics, horse riding, hiking, sledges, Rila Monastery, Kings’ Palace Bistritsa, National Rila Reserve, ATV.

Contemporary design overlooking the sea Nestled in beautifully tended gardens, among pine and cypress trees, Villa Dubrovnik overlooks the Adriatic with unimpeded views of the Old city and the Island of Lokrum. Following extensive renovations, this wonderfully located hotel now provides two terrace restaurants, an indoor/ outdoor pool, a spa and a secluded beach.

53 Rooms General Manager: Christo Palasov Tel: +359 750 32 900 Email: Address: 2010 Borovets Ski Resort

56 Rooms General Manager: Vlado Raunig Tel: +385 20 500 300 Email: Address: Vlaha Bukovca 6, 20000, Dubrovnik

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Hotel Vestibul Palace

Chateau Mcely

S P L I T, C R O A T I A

M C E L Y, C Z E C H R E P U B L I C

Inside the Diocletian’s Palace Hotel Vestibul Palace is a gem of a hotel in a stunning location right beside the 1,700-year-old Roman vestibule walls in the Diocletian’s Palace. Slick design, efficient service and fine food and wine reflect the high attention to detail evident in every aspect of this intimate hotel.

7 Rooms Manager: Nenad Nizic Tel: +385 21 329 329 Email: Address: Iza Vestibula 4a, Split 21000 www.slh.com/vestibul

Things to enjoy: Historic surrounds, restaurant, bar, guided city tours. Nearby: Beach, port, Dalmatian islands of Solta, Brac, Hvar and Lastovo, subterranean chambers.

An hour from Prague, a lifetime away Let the healing energy of Chateau Mcely flow through your body when discovering the original herbal therapies of the Mcely Spa. Try the Mcely Bouquet organic cosmetic line, hand blended at Chateau Mcely from local herbs. Gourmet dining in the Piano Nobile Restaurant and its terrace will complete your romantic and healing experience, while the serenity of the St George’s Forest will leave you relaxed in spirit and mind.

Things to enjoy: Pool, spa, gym, private beach, fine dining restaurant, rooftop bar with views. Nearby: Dubrovnik Old Town, city ramparts, Sea Adventure programmes, Mljet National Park, vineyards.

Things to enjoy: Natural swimming pool, outdoor sauna, tennis, kids’ playground, cycling, hiking, horse riding. Nearby: Jabkenice Game Park, Prague, medieval UNESCO town Kutna Hora, UNESCO geopark Cesky raj.

23 Rooms Managing Director: Vlastimil Plch Tel: +420 325 600 000 Email: Address: Mcely 61, 289 36 www.slh.com/chateaumcely

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Hotel Maximilian PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC

New-world design on Prague’s oldest street A fusion of Art Deco, modernist and contemporary design at Hotel Maximilian results in a bright and cheerful homage to 20th century artistic innovation, just a few steps away from Prague’s Old Town Square.

Things to enjoy: Spa, summer terrace. Nearby: Old Town Square, Prague Castle, Charles Bridge, Wenceslas Square, Powder Tower, Opera House.

71 Rooms General Manager: Luke Bodenschatz Tel: +420 225 303 111 Email: Address: Hastalska 14, 110 00 Prague 1 www.slh.com/maximilian

Pädaste Manor MUHU ISLAND, ESTONIA

A sanctuary on the island of Muhu A secret Baltic hideaway, Pädaste Manor is a serene island retreat on a picturesque estate overlooking breathtaking coastline; the elegant Alexander Restaurant invites you to experience exquisite Nordic Islands’ cuisine, indulge in pampering spa treatments and explore a totally unspoiled island. Pädaste Manor is the epitome of simple luxury; elegant, romantic and supremely comfortable. 23 Rooms, suites and a private historic farmhouse General Manager and Owner: Martin Breuer Tel: +372 45 48 800 Email: Address: Muhu Island, 94716

Things to enjoy: Private beach, spa, sauna, seawater hot tub, cycling, nature walks, jogging trail. Nearby: Water sports, horse riding, outings with local fishermen, 18-hole golf course (45 min.), St. Catherine's Church, Muhu fortress.

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Hotel Telegraaf TA L L I N N , E S T O N I A

A modern showpiece in historic Tallinn, European Capital of Culture 2011 Quite possibly, the best boutique hotel in Tallinn and a sophisticated addition to the medieval city centre, Hotel Telegraaf is a beautifully restored 19th century historic building, formerly Tallinn’s telephone exchange, with a day spa, pool, superb restaurant and a vibrant bar.

86 Rooms General Manager: Michael JJ Stenner Tel: +372 6000 600 Email: Address: Vene Street 9, 10123 Tallinn

Things to enjoy: Spa, sauna, indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, steam room, complimentary wifi. Nearby: Old Town, historical sites, museums, The Dome Hill, Dominican Monastery.

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Hotel Bergs R I G A , L AT V I A

Tranquil oasis in the business centre of Riga A sleek designer retreat hidden away in the hip cultural quarter of Riga, Hotel Bergs is a private hotel nestled behind a 19th century brick façade in Bergs Bazaar, with Latvian grand masters’ family portraits and contemporary art, haute cuisine inspired by local fare, cutting-edge conference rooms and relaxing guest lounges.

38 Rooms General Manager: Iveta Sprudza Tel: +371 6777 0900 Email: Address: Elizabetes Street 83/85, Bergs Bazaar, 1050 Riga

Things to enjoy: Gourmet dining, relaxing foot massage, pillow menu. Nearby: Bergs Bazaar with bi-monthly Slow Food market, Vermanes Park, Art Nouveau Quarter.

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Blow Up Hall

The Granary – La Suite Hotel

POZNAN, POLAND

W R O C L A W, P O L A N D

Original, chic, stylish and the first of its kind Blow Up Hall is an awe-inspiring ‘electronic art hotel’ based around a fascinating interactive video installation entitled ‘Blow Up’, by contemporary artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer. A fabulously intriguing assault on the senses, the entire hotel is a living work of art that combines high-tech, art and music to produce a truly unique experience.

Things to enjoy: Individually designed rooms with video/music installations, parking, iPhone for guests’ use. Nearby: Shopping and Art Centre Stary Browar5050, theatre, cinema, exhibitions, Old Market Square.

A historic landmark meticulously restored in the centre of Wroclaw The Granary has been painstakingly reconstructed from a former 16th century brewery into a stunning all-suite boutique hotel that masterfully combines its historic legacy with the ultimate in contemporary design and elegance.

22 Rooms General Manager: Michal Mamorski Tel: +48 61 657 9980 Email: Address: Ul. Kosciuszki 42, 61-891 Poznan

47 Rooms General Manager: Karolina Kocylowska Tel: +48 71 395 26 00 Email: Address: Mennicza Street 24, 50-057 Wroclaw

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Alexander House Boutique Hotel

Hotel Marrol’s

Things to enjoy: Restaurant, bar, gym, spa, sauna, private dining, carpark, conference rooms. Nearby: Market square, galleries, boutiques, nightlife, theatre, opera, July film festival, botanical garden.

B R AT I S L AVA , S L O VA K I A

S T. P E T E R S B U R G , R U S S I A

An exclusive haven in the centre of St. Petersburg A cosmopolitan theme sets the tone for Alexander House, a delightful boutique hotel with just 19 rooms all named, and appropriately decorated, after world cities. This early 19th century property has been imaginatively renovated and provides picturesque views over the Kryukov Canal. A great restaurant, open 24 hours a day, a relaxing library and a courtyard garden add to its appeal.

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Things to enjoy: Themed rooms, 24-hour restaurant, library, Russian banya sauna. Nearby: Mariinsky Theatre, St. Nicholas’ Cathedral and St. Isaac’s Cathedral, The Hermitage, fortress.

A peaceful location in the historical city centre Style and extreme comfort in Bratislava’s historic heart, Hotel Marrol’s is a charming period townhouse classified as a ‘cultural landmark’. Renowned for its attentive and friendly staff, this delightful hotel has a great restaurant, a spa with a whirlpool and sauna, as well as a fitness centre and meeting facilities.

19 Rooms Owner: Alexander Zhukov Tel: +7 812 334-3540 Email: Address: 27, Kryukova kanala emb., St. Petersburg, 190068

54 Rooms General Manager: Eva Nagyova Tel: +421 2 577 84 600 Email: Address: Tobrucka 4, 811 02 Bratislava

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Things to enjoy: Romaninspired Jasmine spa, fitness centre, Mediterranean inspired cuisine. Nearby: Bratislava Castle, Devin Castle, Slovak National Theatre, Slovak National Museum, shopping centres.

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Grand Hotel Toplice BLED, SLOVENIA

A magical lakeside setting surrounded by striking natural beauty At the foot of the Julian Alps, overlooking the clear, glassy waters of Lake Bled, Grand Hotel Toplice provides the most breathtaking views of Bled’s medieval cliff-top castle and the lake’s tiny island with its fairytale church spire. A choice of three restaurants, a thermal swimming pool and spa facilities ensure a wonderfully relaxing stay in a romantic setting. 87 Rooms Hotel Manager: Tine Brodnjak Tel: +386 4 579 10 00 Email: Address: Cesta svobode 12, Bled 4260

Things to enjoy: Lakeside lido, indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, solarium, massage, beauty treatments. Nearby: Golf, skiing, climbing, rafting, cycling, Bled Castle, Church Island, Vintgar Gorge, Postojna Caves.

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MAY WE SUGGEST … …experiencing a sumptuous spa treatment by the lake at romantic Chateau Mcely, just an hour from Prague. Discover traditional herbal therapies from magical St. George Forest and the invigorating Onyx steam bath with crushed ice massage.

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ENGLAND

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The Atlantic Hotel

St. Brelade

Jersey

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Dorset Square Hotel

Marylebone

London

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The Goring

Belgravia

London

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The Levin

Knightsbridge

London

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Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf & Spa

Luton

Bedfordshire

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St. James’s Hotel & Club

St. James’s

London

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3

Danesfield House Hotel & Spa

Marlow

Buckinghamshire

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Bath

Somerset

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Hartwell House Hotel & Spa

Nr Aylesbury

Buckinghamshire

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The Bath Priory Hotel, Restaurant and Spa

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Great Fosters

Egham

Surrey

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Langshott Manor

Horley

Surrey

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Pennyhill Park Hotel & The Spa

Bagshott

Surrey

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Stoke Park

Stoke Poges

Buckinghamshire

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The Chester Grosvenor & Spa

Chester

Cheshire

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Holbeck Ghyll

Windermere

Cumbria

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Ashdown Park Hotel Forest Row & Country Club

Sussex (East)

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The Grand Hotel

Eastbourne

Sussex (East)

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Alexander House Hotel & Utopia Spa

East Grinstead

Sussex (West)

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South Lodge Hotel

Nr Horsham

Sussex (West)

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The Arden Hotel

Stratford -upon-Avon

Warwickshire

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The Manor House Hotel & Golf Club

Castle Combe

Wiltshire

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The Devonshire Arms Country House Hotel & Spa

Bolton Abbey

Yorkshire (North)

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Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa

Nr York

Yorkshire (North)

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Leopold Hotel

Sheffield

Yorkshire (South)

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Country House Hotel

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Bovey Castle

Dartmoor

Devon

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Cotswold House Hotel and Spa

Chipping Campden

Gloucestershire

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Cowley Manor

Nr Cheltenham

Gloucestershire

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Lords of the Manor Hotel

Upper Slaughter

Gloucestershire

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The Hotel

Cheltenham

Gloucestershire

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Lainston House Hotel

Nr Winchester

Hampshire

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Tylney Hall

Hook

Hampshire

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Stapleford Park

Nr. Melton Mowbray

Leicestershire

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The Arch London

Marble Arch

London

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The Capital Hotel & Apartments

Knightsbridge

London

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Lainston House Hotel, near Winchester, Hampshire

Newcastle 

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IRISH SEA

Leeds 

Sheffield

Manchester 

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Southampton 

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English A VERY

LOVE

AFFAIR

Birmingham  WALES

The Arden Cowley Manor

The Manor House Hotel and Golf Club, Castle Combe Cardiff 

ENGLAND ITINERARY

ENGLAND

Luton 

 Stansted

The Manor House London Hotel & Golf Club Heathrow  St James’s Hotel and Club

Bristol  Tylney Hall

Days 1 and 2

Southampton 

After landing in London, check into the sophisticated

Exeter

 Gatwick Brighton

St James’s Hotel and Club, close to Mayfair and Piccadilly. This is the perfect base for exploring

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London, whether you are interested in the city's rich history, discovering new cultural treasures or designer shopping on Bond Street. Days 3 and 4

Days 5 and 6 Head further west now to The Manor House Hotel

perfect for exploring this historic town and

After a busy couple of days enjoying the buzz of

and Golf Club, near Bath, where you can choose to

Shakespeare's birthplace before taking the easy drive

London, it is time to escape to the country. Head

stay in the grand house or in a delightful Grade II

back down to the London airport of your departure.

south to Tylney Hall in Hampshire, a delightful

listed mews cottage. Enjoy a spot of croquet on the

country house hotel set in 66 acres of gardens and

lawn, try your hand at archery and follow with a

parkland. With a spa, adjacent golf course and

delicious meal in the hotel’s Michelin-starred

numerous outdoor pursuits, you can do as much or

restaurant, Bybrook.

as little here as you choose.

Days 1 and 2 Touchdown at London Heathrow or Gatwick airport and check in at St. James’s Hotel and Club

Days 7 and 8

Days 3 and 4 Hire a car and drive an hour to Tylney Hall in Hampshire

Continue further into The Cotswolds with a stay at Cowley Manor. Another country house, this hotel is more contemporary in style, with vibrant patterns, eccentric artwork and the hip C.Side spa for you to

Days 7 and 8 Head to Cowley Manor near Cheltenham

completely relax and unwind in. Days 9 and 10 The final stop on your tour is the newly refurbished St. James's Hotel and Club, London

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Days 5 and 6 Continue your country drive up towards Bath and The Manor House Hotel and Golf Club at Castle Combe

Arden Hotel. Set right in the heart of

Days 9 and 10 Drive up to Stratford-uponAvon and The Arden before returning to London to catch your flight

Stratford-upon-Avon, this elegant and stylish hotel is

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The Atlantic Hotel J E R S E Y, C H A N N E L I S L A N D S

Overlooking St. Ouen’s Bay

Things to enjoy: Indoor and outdoor swimming pool, sauna, gym, tennis, Michelin-star dining. Nearby: 18-hole golf course, surfing, beaches, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust.

One of Jersey’s finest luxury hotels which combines breathtaking ocean views with a Michelin-starred restaurant, The Atlantic Hotel is situated on one of the most stunning sites in the Channel Islands.

50 Rooms Managing Director: Patrick Burke Tel: +44 (0) 1534 744101 Email: Address: Le Mont de la Pulente, St. Brelade, Jersey JE3 8HE www.slh.com/atlantic

Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf & Spa BEDFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND

Stunning rural setting in the beautiful English countryside

Things to enjoy: Swimming pool, gym, tennis, spa, jacuzzi, sauna, golf, clay pigeon shooting, estate walks, jogging trails. Nearby: London, Butterfly Trail, Knebworth House, Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, Woburn Abbey.

This magnificent five star hotel set within 1,000 acres of parklands and gardens is an English gem. The elegant drawing rooms, fine dining restaurant and sumptuous bedrooms of the Mansion House are complemented by the Robert Adam’s Club House with its brasserie, bars, pool, spa and 18 hole par 73 golf course. Luton Hoo offers the perfect country escape just 27 miles from London. 144 Rooms General Manager: Matthew Long Tel: +44 (0) 1582 734 437 Email: Address: The Mansion House, Luton Hoo, Luton, Bedfordshire LU1 3TQ www.slh.com/lutonhoo

Danesfield House Hotel and Spa BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND

Traditional English country house in the Thames Valley

Things to enjoy: Spa, tennis, croquet, putting green, sauna, jacuzzi, picnics, private dining, weddings. Nearby: Golf, riding, fishing, river cruises, Henley, Marlow, Windsor Castle, Oxford.

Shiny white towers, turrets and terraces, Danesfield House Hotel and Spa stands high on a hill with breathtaking views across the winding River Thames to the Chiltern Hills. Within 65 acres of beautiful parkland, this magnificent Tudor-style mansion has an award-winning restaurant, an excellent spa and is just 45 minutes from London. 84 Rooms General Manager: Brian Miller Tel: +44 (0) 1628 891010 Email: Address: Henley Road, Marlow, Buckinghamshire SL7 2EY www.slh.com/danesfield

Hartwell House Hotel & Spa BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND

Stately home in 90 acres of private parkland

Things to enjoy: Spa, indoor swimming pool, tennis, 90 acres of parkland, croquet and golf. Nearby: Oxford, Waddesdon Manor, Blenheim Palace, Woburn Abbey, Stowe Landscaped Gardens.

Offering grand country living with a warm and welcoming atmosphere, Hartwell House Hotel & Spa is a former stately home surrounded by 90 acres of landscaped parkland with an intriguing blend of Jacobean and Georgian period features, superb dining and a spa with sauna and steam room. 46 Rooms Director and General Manager: Jonathan Thompson Tel: +44 (0) 1296 747444 Email: Address: Oxford Road, Near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire HP17 8NR www.slh.com/hartwellhouse

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Stoke Park

The Chester Grosvenor & Spa

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND

CHESHIRE, ENGLAND

Classic elegance in parkland setting A stunning mansion built in 1795 set in 350 acres of parkland and historic gardens landscaped by Capability Brown, Stoke Park, with its 49 bedrooms, fine dining restaurant and bars, awardwinning Spa by SPC and 27-hole championship golf course, is a prestigious country hotel located conveniently close to London, Windsor and seven miles from Heathrow.

Things to enjoy: 27-hole golf course, spa, indoor swimming pool, 13 tennis courts, gym, cooking demonstrations. Nearby: Windsor Castle, Ascot Racecourse, London, Henley, Thorpe Park, Eton College, Legoland.

In the centre of the historic city of Chester, north-west England An impressive black and white timbered Grade II listed building in the centre of the historic city of Chester contains a stylish, contemporary hotel dedicated to excellence. With an outstanding Michelin-starred restaurant, a vibrant Parisian-style brasserie, an ultra-chic spa and modern, bespoke meeting rooms, this is the ideal city sanctuary.

49 Rooms Hotel Director: Giammario Ragnoli Tel: +44 (0) 1753 717171 Email: Address: Park Road, Stoke Poges (Nr. Windsor), Buckinghamshire SL2 4PG

80 Rooms Managing Director: Jonathan W. Slater Tel: +44 (0) 1244 324024 Email: Address: Eastgate, Chester, Cheshire CH1 1LT

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Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel

Bovey Castle

Things to enjoy: Spa and gym. Nearby: Golf, cathedral, Roman amphitheatre, Chester Racecourse, zoo, medieval castles, stately homes.

DEVON, ENGLAND

CUMBRIA, ENGLAND

Overlooking Lake Windermere in England’s Lake District A sensational setting and fantastic food are the main attractions at Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel, a charming Victorian former hunting lodge overlooking Lake Windermere and the Langdale Fells. With a Michelin-starred restaurant, a health spa, and stunning lake views, this is one of the Lake District’s finest country house hotels.

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Things to enjoy: Tennis, putting green, croquet, spa, outdoor pursuits, fell walking, hiking. Nearby: Golf, Beatrix Potter’s home, Wordsworth’s Dove Cottage, lake cruises, Holker Hall, Muncaster Castle.

A glorious country setting with dramatic views of Dartmoor National Park Uncompromisingly smart yet totally unstuffy, Bovey Castle is a former stately home with an unrivalled choice of activities and indulgences for the whole family. The excellent facilities and activities include an 18-hole championship golf course, holistic spa, two restaurants, a supervised children’s club and playroom, tennis courts, a daily falconry display and so much more.

23 Rooms General Manager and Director: Andrew McPherson Tel: +44 (0) 1539 432 375 Email: Address: Holbeck Lane, Windermere, Cumbria LA23 1LU

79 Rooms Managing Director: Jeremy Rata Tel: +01647 445000 Email: Address: North Bovey Dartmoor, National Park, Devon TQ13 8RE

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Things to enjoy: Golf, indoor pool, spa, gym, art classes, shooting, fishing. Nearby: Dartmoor tours, shooting, rock climbing, picnic boat cruises, country pubs, pretty villages.

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Cotswold House Hotel and Spa

Cowley Manor

GLOUCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND

GLOUCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND

Situated in Chipping Campden, bounded by the Cotswold hills Contemporary design and hi-tech gadgetry lie behind the elegant Georgian façade of Cotswold House Hotel and Spa set in a tranquil Gloucestershire village with two acres of beautiful gardens, two highly regarded restaurants and surrounded by some of England’s most exquisite countryside.

Things to enjoy: Spa, walking guides, cookery demos, vintage car rental, literary lunches. Nearby: Golf, hot-air ballooning, Blenheim Palace, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick Castle.

Contemporary urban chic in the heart of the Cotswolds A classic 19th century manor house with a stylish, modern interior set in 55 acres of private gardens featuring woodland, lakes and Victorian cascades. Cowley Manor is a modernist-inspired country retreat with an award-winning pool and spa, a delightful restaurant and a strong emphasis on comfort and attentive service.

28 Rooms General Manager: Duncan Fraser Tel: +44 (0) 1386 840 330 Email: Address: The Square, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire GL55 6AN

30 Rooms General Manager: Andy Boardman Tel: +44 (0) 1242 870 900 Email: Address: Cowley, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 9NL

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Lords of the Manor Hotel

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GLOUCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND

GLOUCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND

Idyllic location in the centre of the Cotswolds A delightful 17th century rectory in honey-coloured stone in one of the Cotswolds’ prettiest villages, Lords of the Manor Hotel is set in eight acres of gardens and parkland, providing tranquillity, a genuine taste of refined English country living and superb dining in the Michelin-starred restaurant.

Things to enjoy: Croquet, coarse fishing on the lake. Nearby: Golf, horse riding, Bath, Oxford, Blenheim Palace, Shakespeare's County.

An elegant Regency townhouse in the heart of the Cotswolds Set in the heart of the Cotswolds, in the spa town of Cheltenham, The Hotel is positioned a short stroll from the centre of town and opposite a beautiful park. Pamper yourself in the individually designed rooms after a fabulous day’s shopping in the award-winning Promenade, or an adrenalinefilled day at the famous Cheltenham Races.

26 Rooms General Manager: Ingo Wiangke Tel: +44 (0) 1451 820 243 Email: Address: Upper Slaughter, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL54 2JD

12 Rooms Owner: Benjamin C. Bowen Tel: +44 (0) 1242 518898 Email: Address: 38 Evesham Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL52 2AH

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Things to enjoy: 55 acres of parkland, woods and lakes, 12th century church, indoor and outdoor pools, spa, billiard room. Nearby: Stunning rolling countryside, Cheltenham, Cotswold villages, antique shops, golf courses.

Things to enjoy: Fine dining, library, secluded walled garden, classic sports car hire. Nearby: Painswick, Tetbury, The Arboretum, golf, Cheese Rolling, Jazz Festival, Cheltenham Races.

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Lainston House Hotel HAMPSHIRE, ENGLAND

In the heart of the countryside, just minutes from historic Winchester A sweeping drive leads you to this impressive 17th century mansion set in 63 acres of lush Hampshire parkland. With an incredible mile-long avenue of lime trees dominating the view from the hotel’s gourmet restaurant, Lainston House Hotel is a welcome antidote to city life. 50 Rooms General Manager: David Connell Tel: +44 (0)1962 776088 Email: Address: Woodman Lane, Sparsholt, Winchester, Hampshire SO21 2LT

Things to enjoy: Tennis, croquet, tour of kitchen garden, archery, jogging trails, clay pigeon shooting, falconry. Nearby: Winchester Cathedral, Jane Austen’s House, New Forest, Charles Dicken’s Birthplace, Stonehenge.

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Tylney Hall HAMPSHIRE, ENGLAND

Situated in delightful rural North Hampshire Perfect for a romantic getaway, Tylney Hall shelters amidst 66 acres of lawns and lakes, at the end of a long driveway with farreaching countryside views, in the heart of the Hampshire countryside. Quiet and tranquil, the hotel is an imposing Victorian mansion and offers excellent dining, a health spa and historic gardens. 112 Rooms General Manager: Mark Ashton Tel: +44 (0) 1256 764881 Email: Address: Rotherwick, Hook, Hampshire RG27 9AZ

Things to enjoy: Indoor and outdoor pool, gym, sauna, spa treatments, tennis, snooker, shooting. Nearby: Golf, Jane Austen’s House, Milestones Museum, Wellington Country Park, Winchester Cathedral.

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Stapleford Park LEICESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND

A historic sporting estate in the English countryside A breathtakingly beautiful stately mansion set in 500 acres, Stapleford Park is a palatial Georgian house in rolling parkland and the perfect retreat to enjoy sophisticated country living with exquisite dining, modern spa treatments and an extensive range of traditional and contemporary sports.

55 Rooms Managing Director: Shuif Hussain Tel: +44 (0) 1572 787 000 Email: Address: Stapleford, Near Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire LEI4 2EF

Things to enjoy: Golf, fishing, clay shooting, archery, walking, falconry, spa. Nearby: Horse riding, off-road driving, Rutland Water, Burghley House, Market Town Oakham.

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The Arch London LONDON, ENGLAND

Nestling alongside Marble Arch and Hyde Park An elegant and quietly glamorous hotel close to Marble Arch and Hyde Park, The Arch London is a stylish addition to the London scene. Complimenting the chic boutiques and fashionable destinations of the Marylebone area, the hotel epitomises London townhouse living.

82 Rooms General Manager: Beccy Gunn Tel: +44(0)207 724 4700 Email: Address: 50 Great Cumberland Place, Marble Arch, London W1H 7FD

Things to enjoy: Le Salon de Champagne, HUNter 486 offering the ultimate afternoon tea experience and bespoke Martinis. Nearby: Hyde Park, Selfridges, Marylebone High Street, London’s theatreland, museums, monuments.

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The Capital Hotel & Apartments

Dorset Square Hotel LONDON, ENGLAND

LONDON, ENGLAND

Located in fashionable Knightsbridge The Capital is one of the few remaining privately owned and operated hotels in London. Set in a quiet residential street just behind Harrods, and being home to the renowned and award-winning Capital Restaurant, this delightful townhouse hotel is London at its best.

Things to enjoy: Personal jogging partner, award-winning restaurant. Nearby: Spa, horse riding, Harrods, Harvey Nichols, Sloane Street, Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park, Victoria & Albert Museum.

Situated in the fashionable Marylebone area So distinctively English that if you close the curtains you could be in an elegant country house instead of the heart of London’s colourful West End. Dorset Square Hotel is a Regency townhouse set in a green, leafy square overlooking the gardens on the original site of Sir Thomas Lord’s first cricket pitch. For those that enjoy the good things in life... style, quality and truly individual service.

49 Rooms Owner: David Levin Tel: +44 (0) 20 7589 5171 Email: Address: 22-24 Basil Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 1AT

37 Rooms Hotel Manager: Kirsty Franklin Tel: +44 (0) 207 723 7874 Email: Address: 39 Dorset Square, Marylebone, London NW1 6QN

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The Goring

The Levin

LONDON, ENGLAND

LONDON, ENGLAND

A tranquil Belgravia location, moments from Buckingham Palace One hundred years old, The Goring celebrates a century of impeccable service. London’s quintessentially English hotel is ideally located in Belgravia, just moments from Buckingham Palace. With a delightful private garden it provides a unique oasis in the heart of the city.

Things to enjoy: Private garden, personal shopping service, children’s programme, homemade afternoon tea. Nearby: Complimentary healthclub membership, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Parliament.

A quiet location near Harrods in fashionable Knightsbridge Full of personality and charm, The Levin is a sophisticated boutique hotel in the heart of Knightsbridge. The owner, David Levin, demonstrates enormous amounts of forward thinking with a refreshingly different décor, personal in-room champagne bars and an inviting modern brasserie.

71 Rooms Managing Director: David Morgan-Hewitt Tel: +44 (0) 20 7396 9000 Email: Address: Beeston Place, London SW1W 0JW

12 Rooms Owner: David Levin Tel: +44 (0) 207 589 6286 Email: Address: 28 Basil Street, London SW3 1AS

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Things to enjoy: Jogging in nearby Regent’s Park, access to Dorset Square Garden, local tours. Nearby: Bond Street, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, Lord’s Cricket Ground, Portobello Market.

Things to enjoy: Inroom champagne bars, brasserie, art nouveau furniture, library. Nearby: Harrods, Harvey Nichols, Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park, Royal Albert Hall, Victoria & Albert Museum.

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St. James’s Hotel and Club LONDON, ENGLAND

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The Bath Priory Hotel, Restaurant and Spa S O M E R S E T, E N G L A N D

A calm and elegant townhouse just seconds from the hustle and bustle of Piccadilly Tucked away in a smart red and white Victorian townhouse, St James’s Hotel and Club is a tranquil refuge in the heart of prestigious St. James’s, conveniently close to Mayfair and Piccadilly. Recently redesigned, the ambiance is one of sophisticated elegance, this stylish hotel is just moments from exclusive shopping and West End theatres.

Things to enjoy: Fine dining by Executive Chef, William Drabble, sophisticated bar, jogging station with direct access into Green Park. Nearby: St. James's Palace, Burlington Arcade, Royal Academy, Fortnum & Mason.

Peaceful location just a short stroll from Bath city centre An English country retreat in the midst of a historic Georgian city, The Bath Priory Hotel, Restaurant and Spa is renowned for exceptional food in its award-winning restaurant overlooking four acres of beautiful English country gardens.

60 Rooms Managing Director: Henrik Muehle Tel: + 44 (0) 207 316 1600 Email: Address: 7-8 Park Place, St. James’s, London SW1A 1LS

31 Rooms General Manager: Sue Williams Tel: +44 (0) 1225 331 922 Email: Address: Weston Road, Bath, Somerset BA1 2XT

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Things to enjoy: Spa, award-winning gardens, gourmet lunch and dinner events. Nearby: Roman Baths, Thermae Bath Spa, Theatre Royal, Jane Austen Centre, Wookey Hole Caves.

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Great Fosters S U R R E Y, E N G L A N D

In magnificent gardens close to Heathrow and Windsor

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A magnificent 16th century, Grade I Listed hunting-lodge, immaculately preserved and maintained, Great Fosters is breathtaking, a living tribute to the Tudor period. Set within 50 acres of gardens, it includes a Saxon moat and one of the finest Arts and Crafts gardens in Europe.

Things to enjoy: Outdoor heated swimming pool, croquet, tennis. Nearby: Windsor, Eton, Ascot, Wentworth, Hampton Court Palace, Kew Gardens, RHS Wisley, Runnymede.

44 Rooms Managing Director: Richard Young Tel: +44 (0) 1784 433 822 Email: Address: Stroude Road, Egham, Surrey TW20 9UR www.slh.com/greatfosters

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Langshott Manor S U R R E Y, E N G L A N D

Surrey’s best kept secret, minutes from London’s Gatwick Airport

Things to enjoy: Wine tasting, croquet, afternoon tea. Nearby: Golf, boating, archery, polo, Denbies Vineyard, Epsom Racecourse, Chartwell House, Glyndebourne.

Unusual architectural features add unique colour to the historic charm of 16th century Langshott Manor. A mews, a bell tower and original period features are all tucked away amidst three acres of award-winning gardens in a secluded country setting.

22 Rooms General Manager: Paul Thompson Tel: +44 (0) 1293 786680 Email: Address: Langshott, Horley, Near Gatwick, Surrey RH6 9LN www.slh.com/langshott

Pennyhill Park Hotel and The Spa S U R R E Y, E N G L A N D

Rural elegance just 45 minutes from central London

Things to enjoy: Golf, spa, tennis, croquet, archery, shooting, bakery, wine tasting, cooking classes. Nearby: Wentworth/ Sunningdale golf, vineyards, Windsor Castle, Hampton Court Palace, Legoland, Ascot Races.

An intoxicating country house that offers everything from peace and privacy to the utmost in pampering. Renowned for its Michelin-starred restaurant, Brasserie, 9-hole golf course, 45,000 square foot spa, pools, hot tubs, aromatic saunas and steam rooms and an impressive state-of-the-art gym, all within 123 acres of stunning parkland, gardens and terraces. 123 Rooms General Manager: Julian Tomlin Tel: +44 (0) 1276 471774 Email: Address: London Road, Bagshot, Surrey GU19 5EU www.slh.com/pennyhillpark

Ashdown Park Hotel & Country Club EAST SUSSEX, ENGLAND

Accessible beauty in the heart of Ashdown Forest

Things to enjoy: Golf, driving range, spa, indoor swimming pool, gym, tennis, croquet. Nearby: Royal Tunbridge Wells, Glyndebourne, Ashdown Forest, Llama Park, The Bluebell Railway, Wakehurst Place, Penshurst Place.

One of the finest country mansions in Sussex, Ashdown Park boasts 186 acres of manicured lawns, rolling parkland, natural forest and a picturesque carp filled lake. The award-winning Revitalise Spa, Country Club, 18-hole par 3 golf course and critically acclaimed Anderida Restaurant complete the luxury experience. 106 Rooms General Manager: Ben Booker Tel: +44 (0) 1342 824988 Email: Address: Wych Cross, Forest Row, East Sussex RH18 5JR www.slh.com/ashdown

The Grand Hotel EAST SUSSEX, ENGLAND

Located in Eastbourne, on the south coast

Things to enjoy: Indoor/outdoor pools, health club and spa, gym, children's playroom, putting green, snooker room. Nearby: Golf, South Downs, Beachy Head, Eastbourne, Brighton, Battle Abbey, Michelham Priory, Herstmonceaux.

Affectionately known as The White Palace, The Grand Hotel is a dazzling Victorian hotel on Eastbourne’s promenade with such inspiring sea views that Debussy completed his symphony ‘La Mer’ here in 1905. This historic, seaside retreat has two awardwinning restaurants, indoor and outdoor pools, a health spa and conference facilities.

152 Rooms General Manager: Jonathan Webley Tel: +44 (0) 1323 412345 Email: Address: King Edwards Parade, Eastbourne, East Sussex BN21 4EQ www.slh.com/grandeastbourne

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Alexander House Hotel & Utopia Spa WEST SUSSEX, ENGLAND

17th century mansion surrounded by Sussex countryside Treat yourself to the pampering of a lifetime at Alexander House Hotel & Utopia Spa, a 17th century mansion, once the home of the poet Shelley. Set in 120 acres of gardens and parkland, this romantic getaway has a lavish spa, an inviting brasserie and an award-winning restaurant. 38 Rooms General Manager: Matthew Callard Tel: +44 (0) 1342 714914 Email: Address: East Street, Turners Hill, West Sussex RH10 4QD

Things to enjoy: Spa, hot tub, hydrotherapy pool, swimming pool, mountain bikes, trekking trail, tennis, hair and nail studio. Nearby: Glyndebourne, Chartwell House, Hever Castle, Wakehurst Place, Goodwood.

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South Lodge Hotel WEST SUSSEX, ENGLAND

Year-round flower-filled gardens in the heart of rural West Sussex A classic English country retreat with more than a touch of contemporary homely chic, South Lodge Hotel is a stately country house surrounded by 93 acres of gorgeous parkland, a beautiful lake and picturesque woods. Gourmet dining, two championship golf courses at the hotel’s sister property, tennis and archery are just a few ways to make the most of this country retreat. 89 Rooms General Manager: Rupert Spurgeon Tel: +44 (0) 1403 891711 Email: Address: Brighton Road, Lower Beeding, Nr Horsham, West Sussex RH13 6PS

Things to enjoy: Two gourmet restaurants, afternoon tea, picnics, tennis, archery, shooting, Victorian walled garden. Nearby: Gardens, stately homes, wine estates, Glyndebourne Opera, Goodwood, polo, horseriding, fishing.

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The Arden Hotel WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND

Opposite the Royal Shakespeare Company theatres Chic and sophisticated boutique-style hotel in the heart of Stratford, within walking distance of Shakespeare attractions. Refurbished in 2010, the Arden boasts breathtaking interiors, the new Waterside Brasserie and Champagne Bar, stunning terraces for al fresco dining and views over the Avon. Choose a Feature Room for the ultimate indulgence with a twist. 45 Rooms General Manager: Jason Adams Tel: 01789 298682 Email: Address: 44 Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire CV37 6BA

Things to enjoy: Cheese and wine evenings, theatre tours, ghost tours, river cruises. Nearby: Shakespeare's Stratfordupon-Avon, RSC, Warwick Castle, The Cotswolds, Charlecote Park.

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MAY WE SUGGEST ... ... booking a private spot for a lavish picnic in the 55 acres of parkland, lakes and meadows at Cowley Manor, complete with rug, giant outdoor bean bags, a hamper filled with sumptuous traditional British summer food and a cooler chest with plenty to drink.

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The Manor House Hotel & Golf Club

The Devonshire Arms Country House Hotel & Spa

W I LT S H I R E , E N G L A N D

YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND

Stunning English country house in delightful Castle Combe An imposing 14th century ivy-clad hideaway with 21st century comforts in one of the Cotswolds’ prettiest villages. The Manor House Hotel is set in 365 acres of beautiful wooded parkland with a Peter Alliss designed golf course, Italian gardens, lawns that sweep down to the river and the wonderful Michelin-starred restaurant, The Bybrook.

Things to enjoy: Golf, croquet, fishing, cycling, tennis, Michelin-starred dining, wine tasting, library, dvd library. Nearby: Horseriding, shooting, Blenheim Palace, Shakespeare’s County, Stonehenge, Hidecote Gardens, Bath, Oxford.

Situated in Yorkshire’s glorious countryside A rambling home-from-home with more than a dash of panache, The Devonshire Arms Country House Hotel & Spa is a former 17th century coaching inn set in open parkland on the Duke of Devonshire’s Bolton Abbey Estate with wonderful views across the Dales, a chic spa, a Michelin- starred fine dining restaurant and a buzzing brasserie.

48 Rooms General Manager: Stephen Browning Tel: +44 (0) 1249 782206 Email: Address: Castle Combe, Nr Bath, Wiltshire SN14 7HR

40 Rooms Owners: The Duke and Duchess of Devonshire Tel: +44 (0) 1756 710 441 Email: Address: Bolton Abbey, Nr Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 6AJ

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Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa

Leopold Hotel

Things to enjoy: Indoor swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi, beauty treatments, tennis, cycling, fly-fishing, helipad. Nearby: Bolton Priory, York, Harrogate, Hesketh Farm Park.

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND

NORTH YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND

Nestling on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors Country chic in a former coaching inn, The Feversham is a stylish hideaway in the picturesque market town close to York. Bordering the National Park, this is an intimate all-year retreat with fabulous food, an award-winning spa and an outdoor heated pool to swim all year round.

Things to enjoy: Spa, heated outdoor pool, art gallery, spa garden, outdoor terrace, cocktail bar, afternoon tea, walking guides. Nearby: North Yorkshire Moors, walking trails, cycling, historic houses, Castle Howard, gardens.

In the heart of Sheffield city centre Smart and sophisticated yet fun and quirky, Leopold Hotel is Sheffield’s first boutique hotel set in a smart Tuscan-styled square in the city centre. Originally a Grade II listed boy’s grammar school, it is now a vibrant place to stay with stylish conference facilities, good food and an elegant bar.

33 Rooms Managing Director: Simon Rhatigan Tel: +44 1439 770766 Email: Address: Helmsley, York, North Yorkshire YO62 5AG

90 Rooms General Manager: George Arizmendi Tel: +44 (0) 114 252 4000 Email: Address: 2 Leopold Street, Leopold Square, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S1 2GZ

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Things to enjoy: Bespoke picnic hampers for race days, please provide 14 days’ notification. Nearby: Golfing, Crucible Snooker, Lyceum Theatre, Olympic sports facilities, Ponds Forge and English Institute of Sports Sheffield (EISS).

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Mount Juliet, County Kilkenny

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Mar Hall Hotel & Aveda Spa

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the pretty Hayfield Manor hotel. Then head

Dublin’s fair city is a must when embarking on a tour of the Emerald Isle. With a literary history worthy of anywhere in the world, take a bookish walking tour and discover the haunts of James Joyce, Samuel Beckett and contemporary authors like Roddy Doyle. The

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creative energy of this city is alive in its streets whether you’re exploring Temple Bar, IRISH SEA

Trinity College or St. Stephen’s Green. Stay at La Stampa Hotel & Spa, an elegant townhouse with Asian and Moroccan-inspired décor.

west to Park Hotel Kenmare overlooking Kenmare Bay and the Caha Mountains with its top golf, innovative spa, haute cuisine and superb malt whiskey. Days 10 to 12 Next, head for The Lodge at Doonbeg Golf Club, a beautiful Irish country house on the dramatic coastline of County Clare offering fabulous beach walks, superb golf and surfing. Don’t miss the nearby Cliffs of Moher and a dolphin watch tour before returning for an Emerald Isle Salt Scrub in the hotel spa.

Days 3 to 6 You couldn’t come to Ireland and miss the

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green countryside. Drive west in to County Kilkenny and you’ll realise what all the fuss is about. Check into Mount Juliet, a magnificent 18th century Georgian mansion overlooking the River Nore. Within 1,500 acres of walled grounds, this is Ireland’s finest sporting estate with golf, a state of the art equestrian centre, river and lake fishing. Days 7 to 9 Continue your Irish adventure by heading The Lodge at Doonbeg Golf Club, County Clare

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The Lodge at Doonbeg Golf Club

Hayfield Manor COUNTY CORK, IRELAND

COUNTY CLARE, IRELAND

On the dramatic coastline of County Clare, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean The Lodge at Doonbeg, built in the style of a historic country house, offers all the amenities of a modern luxury hotel. Set overlooking the Atlantic Ocean on a sheltered corner of Ireland's fabled west coast, The Lodge offers a world-class golf course designed by Greg Norman, an intimate spa and exquisite dining.

Things to enjoy: Golf, spa, restaurants, bar, tearoom, off-shore fishing and fly-fishing. Nearby: The Cliffs of Moher, The Burren, horse riding, Doolin & Ailwee caves, Burren perfumery.

Family-owned grand manor house located in Cork city centre Sophisticated and elegant, Hayfield Manor is a peaceful haven set in two acres of gardens, close to the centre of the city and only a short drive from some of the top attractions in south-west Ireland. Enjoy two outstanding dining options and a residents-only Elemis spa. Bedrooms are individually decorated in classic style with special touches such as golf-putters in every room.

39 Rooms General Manager: Joe Russell Tel: +353 (0) 65 905 5602 Email: Address: Doonbeg, Co Clare

88 Rooms Proprietors: Joe and Margaret Scally Tel: +353 (0) 21 4845 900 Email: Address: Perrott Avenue, College Road, County Cork

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Brooks Hotel

La Stampa Hotel & Spa

COUNTY DUBLIN, IRELAND

DUBLIN, IRELAND

In the fashionable heart of Dublin A stylish and elegant oasis of calm in the heart of Dublin, Brooks Hotel is tucked away in a quiet street, just a two-minute walk from Grafton Street. With a smart, yet friendly ambiance, this little gem has a solid reputation for great food and attentive service, as well as a sauna, gymnasium, business centre and a welcoming whiskey bar.

Things to enjoy: Gym, sauna, private residents’ lounge. Nearby: Trinity College, St. Stephen’s Green, Guinness Storehouse, Dublin Castle, Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

In the heart of Dublin’s shopping district A visionary, multi-cultural odyssey behind an elegant townhouse façade, La Stampa Hotel & Spa is unique and ultra chic. The restaurants are Thai and Parisian, the bar is Moroccan, the spa is eastern influenced and the hospitality, pure Dublin.

98 Rooms General Manager: Anne McKiernan Tel: +353 (0) 1 6704000 Email: Address: Drury Street, Dublin 2

28 Rooms Manager: Daniel Fodor Tel: +353 (0)1 677 4444 Email: Address: 35-36 Dawson Street, Dublin 2

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Things to enjoy: Spa, bistro and gourmet restaurants, afternoon tea, Irish stout and whiskey tasting, two residents’ lounges, putting green. Nearby: Cork, Jameson Distillery, Old Head Golf, Blarney Castle, Cobh, Kinsale, coastal drive.

Things to enjoy: Balzac Brasserie, café bar, spa. Nearby: Golf, Guinness Storehouse, Dublin Castle, Trinity College, National Art Gallery, Newgrange Pass.

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Glenlo Abbey Hotel

Park Hotel Kenmare

C O U N T Y G A L W A Y, I R E L A N D

C O U N T Y K E R R Y, I R E L A N D

Situated in the west of Ireland Set amidst 138 acres of parkland on the shores of Lough Corrib, beautifully appointed rooms and suites combine with wonderful food, a friendly bar, as well as a golf course and a very unusual restaurant. Fishing, boating and golf are just some of the charms of staying at Glenlo Abbey Hotel.

Things to enjoy: Golf, fishing, walking, boating on the lake, clay pigeon shooting. Nearby: Golf, hiking, windsurfing, Galway City, Aran Islands, The Burren, Kylemore Abbey, Cliffs of Moher.

Overlooking Kenmare Bay and Caha Mountains A majestic mansion with stunning views of Kenmare Bay, Park Hotel Kenmare is a delightful spa and leisure resort in beautiful parkland grounds. Here, you will find haute cuisine dining, an 18-hole golf course, an all-encompassing spa including 25-metre lap pool, a private cinema and a fine selection of malt whiskey.

46 Rooms Owners: John and Peggy Bourke Tel: +353 (0) 91 526666 Email: Address: Bushypark, Galway, County Galway

46 Rooms Proprietor: Francis Brennan Tel: +353 (0) 64 66412 00 Email: Address: Kenmare, County Kerry

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Mount Juliet

Dunraven Arms

C O U N T Y K I L K E N N Y, I R E L A N D

COUNTY LIMERICK, IRELAND

A magnificent 18th century Georgian mansion overlooking the River Nore in County Kilkenny In the midst of 1,500 acres of walled grounds, Mount Juliet is Ireland’s finest sporting estate. With a superb 18-hole championship golf course, a state-of-the-art equestrian centre, a diverse range of country pursuits, fine dining and a relaxing spa, this is the place to experience Irish country life at its best.

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Things to enjoy: Spa, equestrian centre, Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course, river and lake fishing. Nearby: Jerpoint Abbey, Kilkenny Castle, festivals, Rock of Cashel, ancient monuments, Craft Trail.

In the quaint village of Adare A sophisticated 18th century inn nestled in a story-book village, Dunraven Arms is set among the thatched cottages of Adare alongside the River Maigue. Ideally located for equestrian sports, golf and fishing, it also provides awardwinning dining and a health and leisure centre with a pool, gymnasium and massage therapy rooms.

41 Rooms General Manager: William Kirby Tel: +353 (0) 56 7773000 Email: Address: Thomastown, County Kilkenny

86 Rooms Proprietors: Bryan and Louis Murphy Tel: +353 (0) 61 605900 Email: Address: Adare, County Limerick

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Things to enjoy: Spa, yoga, pilates, tai chi, golf, tennis, croquet, swimming pool. Nearby: Fishing, Ring of Kerry, Beara Peninsula, Skellig Rocks, Kenmare Bay, kayaking, hillwalks.

Things to enjoy: Beauty and massage therapies, jacuzzi, two x 18-hole golf courses (including Adare Manor). Nearby: Racecourse, golf, Bunratty Castle, Cliffs of Moher, Blarney Castle, University Concert Hall.

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Cliff House Hotel C O U N T Y W AT E R F O R D , I R E L A N D

Nestled into the Waterford coastline overlooking Ardmore Bay The Cliff House Hotel is a chic boutique hotel, full of personality and signature ocean features. With its imposing granite stone façade, the entrance to the hotel acts as a gateway to the breathtaking vista of Ardmore Bay, rolling out to the Irish Sea. The panoramic sea view seen through the floor to ceiling windows makes one momentarily feel like a passenger aboard a luxury liner. 39 Rooms General Manager: Adriaan Bartels Tel: +353 24 87800 Email: Address: Ardmore, County Waterford

Things to enjoy: Kayaking, snorkelling, surfing, rock climbing, walking, scenic routes. Nearby: Jameson Distillery in Midleton, Lismore Castle, House of Waterford Crystal design centre.

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…hopping on a ferry from Galway to the famous Aran Islands, discovering the dramatic coastal scenery, sandy beaches and culturally rich heritage. Be sure to sample fresh seafood before taking a nightcap in a quaint local bar and enjoying traditional Irish song and dance.

The Marcliffe Hotel & Spa

Mar Hall Hotel & Aveda Spa

ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND

G L A S G O W, S C O T L A N D

The gateway to Aberdeen City and Shire A relaxed and elegant retreat in the heart of Scotland’s castle and whisky country, The Marcliffe Hotel & Spa nestles in eight acres of landscaped, wooded gardens on the outskirts of Aberdeen. It promises superb regional cuisine, a pampering spa and access to the Royal Aberdeen Golf Club, as well as some of Scotland’s best fishing.

Things to enjoy: Snooker room, putting green, gym, spa. Nearby: Golf, salmon fishing, deer stalking, shooting, Balmoral Castle, Glenfiddich Distillery, Cruden Bay.

10 minutes west of Glasgow Airport Mar Hall is a luxury five-star golf and spa resort located within a tranquil 240 acre woodland estate just 10 minutes from Glasgow International Airport. It combines 53 individual bedrooms, a championship golf course and the only Aveda Destination Spa outside London with extensive dining, wedding, conference and banqueting facilities.

42 Rooms General Manager: Tom Ward Tel: +44 (0) 1224 861 000 Email: Address: North Deeside Road, Pitfodels, Aberdeen AB15 9YA

53 Rooms General Manager: Neil Ellis Tel: +44 (0) 141 812 9999 Email: Address: Mar Hall Drive, Earl of Mar Estate, Bishopton, Nr. Glasgow, Renfrewshire PA7 5NW

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Things to enjoy: Golf, spa, nature walks around the estate, outdoor pursuits. Nearby: The Burrell Collection, Loch Lomond, Paisley Abbey, St. Mungo’s Museum, Macintosh House.

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Grand Barrail Château Hotel & Spa

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Fère-enTardenois

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Paris

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Le Bellechasse Hotel

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Hôtel & Spa des Pêcheurs

Ile de Cavallo

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L’Hôtel

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Paris

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Paris

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Luynes

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paradise Wine lovers’

VINEYARDS OF FRANCE SUGGESTED ITINERARY Day 1 and 2 Begin your French tour in sparkling form at the

sumptuous room. In the morning there’s golf, tennis

of a film set, France’s glory days are brought alive

magnificent 16th century Château de Fère with

or a dip in the pool or you can take a tour of the

with trompe l’oeil frescoes, marble statues, fluted

panoramic views over the Champagne region. Enjoy

Champagne caves in Epernay and Reims.

columns and Louis XV-style furniture. Take a tour of

pre-dinner champagne cocktails on the terrace before deciding on one of the château’s 20,000 bottles of

the Touraine wine region to sample Vouvray and

Days 3 and 4

Chinon wines, seek out Azay le Rideau château and

wine to accompany your dinner. Take a night-time

Take the scenic southwest drive to the Loire Valley

explore the gardens at Villandry. And before you

stroll around the illuminated 13th century castle’s

and Château d’Artigny, the Belle Époque dream

depart, treat yourselves to a hot air balloon ride over

ruins right there in the grounds before retiring to your

castle of perfumer Francois Coty. Like something out

the Loire Valley.

Cherbourg

Le Havre Château de Fère Caen Paris 

Brest

Tours  Château d’Artigny

FRANCE ATLANTIC OCEAN Bordeaux 

Biarritz 

Grand Barrail Château Hotel & Spa Les Sources de Caudalie

Toulouse

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Days 5 and 6 Saint-Emilion’s famous vineyards are a good enough

keeping with different facets of the Aquitaine region.

reason to visit this region just 30-minutes from

If you want to end your French tour on a high note,

Bordeaux. Add the fairytale Grand Barrail Château

book L’Ile aux Oiseaux, a stunning lakeside cabin

Hotel & Spa and you’ll be in heaven. This palatial

entirely redecorated by Maison Martin Margiela with

19th century château has a top spa, a heated

avant-garde results.

swimming pool and dramatic wine cellar for SaintEmilion wine tastings. Don’t miss a tour of the

Fly out from Bordeaux Airport or return to Paris. Château de Fère

region by helicopter and an afternoon exploring the medieval village of Saint-Emilion. Days 7 and 8 As an antidote to châteaux life, Les Sources de Caudalie is the ultimate wine lovers’ retreat. Even the spa offers wine-based therapies, plus there’s a cooking school and wine-tasting courses. Set in the Smith Haut Lafitte vineyards near Bordeaux, this special hamlet has 40 rooms and nine suites all in

Chateau d’Artigny Days 1 and 2

Head to Château de Fère from a Paris Airport

Days 3 and 4

Drive to the Loire Valley and Château d’Artigny

Days 5 and 6

Continue south towards SaintEmilion, staying at Grand Barrail Château Hotel & Spa

Days 7 and 8

Finally arriving at Les Sources de Caudalie to end your French tour on a high note. Fly from Bordeaux Airport

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Château d’Isenbourg

Château de l’Ile

ALSACE, FRANCE

ALSACE, FRANCE

In the Alsace wine region A striking château in the heart of Alsace wine country, surrounded by vineyards with farreaching views towards the Black Forest, Château d’Isenbourg is a renowned gastronomic gem on the Alsatian wine route.

Things to enjoy: Indoor/outdoor pool, Thai massage, hammam, sauna, cycling, tennis, evening musical perfomances. Nearby: Golf, wine route with Alsatian and Clos d’Isenbourg grapes, Christmas markets.

In a wooded park near the centre of Strasbourg Château de l’Ile is unique as it is the only château hotel near Strasbourg. Part 19th century castle and part half-timbered traditional Alsace architecture, this charming hideaway is tucked away in private gardens just minutes from Strasbourg with an excellent spa and a choice of several restaurants.

Things to enjoy: Spa, indoor swimming pool, Thai massage, sauna, hammam, bicycle hire, nature park. Nearby: Golf, tennis court, Strasbourg, Alsatian wine route, Christmas markets.

41 Rooms General Manager: Bernard Urbain Tel: +33 3 89 78 58 50 Email: Address: 68250 Rouffach, Alsace

62 Rooms General Manager: Bernard Urbain Tel: +33 3 88 66 85 00 Email: Address: 4 quai Heydt, 67540 Strasbourg-Ostwald, Alsace

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Hostellerie Le Maréchal

Grand Barrail Château Hotel & Spa

ALSACE, FRANCE

A Q U I TA I N E , F R A N C E

A riverside escape in romantic Colmar A half-timbered 16th century hideaway in Colmar’s ‘Little Venice’, Hostellerie Le Maréchal is tucked alongside the River Lauch in the heart of one of the prettiest towns in Alsace. The hotel’s exterior is reminiscent of the Middle Ages while the gastronomic restaurant with its delightful summer terrace, brings you back to the modern day.

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Things to enjoy: ‘A l’Echevin’ Restaurant, four poster beds, antiques, river views. Nearby: Alsace Route du Vin, historical centre of the Old City Colmar, Haut Koenigsbourg Castle.

Surrounded by Saint-Emilion’s famous vineyards Exquisite wine is an excellent reason to visit SaintEmilion, another is Grand Barrail Château Hotel & Spa, a palatial 19th century château surrounded by the sunlit vineyards that produce this great appellation. Rooms and suites are housed in three additional properties beside the château, where you will find a superb spa, a heated swimming pool, a fitness room and fine dining.

30 Rooms Managing Director: Alexandre Bomo Tel: +33 3 89 41 60 32 Email: Address: 4-6 Place des Six Montagnes Noires, Quartier Petite Venise, 68000 Colmar, Alsace-Lorraine

46 Rooms Manager: Xavier Parent Tel: +33 5 57 55 37 00 Email: Address: Route de Libourne D243 Saint-Emilion 33330, Aquitaine

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Things to enjoy: Spa, jacuzzi, hammam, sauna, Scottish bath, gym, cycling. Nearby: Golf, wine tasting in the Château Grand Cru and lessons at Wine School of St. Emilion, Bordeaux.

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Château des Vigiers Golf & Country Club DORDOGNE, FRANCE

In the heart of the vineyards In the middle of Château Smith Haut Lafitte vineyards near Bordeaux, sits Les Sources de Caudalie, the perfect wine-country escape. Nestled among its own historic vineyards and lake-gardens, much here is dedicated to the ‘terroir’ where you will also find two restaurants, a superb spa offering grape-based therapies, a cooking school and wine-tasting courses. 49 Rooms Owners: Alice and Jérôme Tourbier Tel: +33 5 57 83 83 83 Email: Address: Chemin de Smith Haut Lafitte, Bordeaux – Martillac 33650, Aquitaine

Things to enjoy: Caudalie Vinothérapie® Spa, thermal pool, hammam, outdoor pool, gym, 3-hole golf, tennis, cycling. Nearby: Médoc, Saint-Émilion, Sauternes, Bordeaux, Arcachon, châteaux guided-tours, cooking school, winetasting lessons.

In the heart of the Dordogne and the Bordeaux wine district Built in 1597 by Jean Vigiers, Royal Judge of Sainte Foy la Grande, and known locally as ‘Little Versailles’, Château des Vigiers Golf and Country Club is an impressive hotel, golf and country club with 25 rooms and five suites. It is set in 450 acres of beautiful French countryside near Bergerac with gourmet dining, its own wine estate, an exciting spa and a testing golf course. 30 Rooms Managing Director: Bernard Petine Tel: 0033 (0)5 53 61 50 00 Email: Address: Le Vigier, 24240 Monestier, Bergerac, Dordogne

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L’Agapa Hôtel Spa

Hôtel Le Cep

B R I T T A N Y, F R A N C E

B U R G U N D Y, F R A N C E

On Brittany’s Côte du Granit Rose Art Deco meets Zen at L’Agapa Hôtel Spa on Brittany’s northern Côte du Granit Rose. Located high up, overlooking rose-coloured granite rocks and an expanse of sea towards the Seven Islands, this contemporary hotel has an ultra-chic spa with NUXE treatments, a pool, pretty garden, an excellent Michelin-starred restaurant and fabulous sea views.

Things to enjoy: 27hole golf course, golf academy, spa, fitness centre, pool, gourmet cuisine. Nearby: Bordeaux, Bergerac, antique markets, vineyards, wine tours, medieval towns, Roman ruins.

Things to enjoy: Swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi, fitness centre, spa. Nearby: Sentier Des Douaniers, L’Archipel Des 7 Iles, Le Chao de la Côte de Granit Rose.

In the heart of the medieval city of Beaune An historic hostelry with a fascinating heritage in the Burgundy wine capital of Beaune, Hôtel Le Cep is a collection of 14th to 18th century buildings with two 16th century interior courtyards overlooked by Italianate galleries and two pretty towers. It also has a renowned, Michelin-starred restaurant with over 70 Burgundy wines on the wine list, served by the glass.

48 Rooms General Managers: Valérie and Antoine Dhenin Tel: +33 2 96 49 01 10 Email: Address: 12 Rue Des Bons Enfants 22700 Perros Guirec

64 Rooms General Manager: Jean-Claude Bernard Tel: +33 3 80 22 3548 Email: Address: 27 Rue Maufoux, Beaune 21200, Burgundy

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Things to enjoy: Gym on the top of the tower overlooking the city and vineyards, massages, wine tasting. Nearby: Golf, hotair ballooning, Beaune, Basilique Notre-Dame, wine museum, medieval ramparts.

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Château de Gilly

Château d’Esclimont

B U R G U N D Y, F R A N C E

CENTRE, FRANCE

Surrounded by Burgundian vineyards, between Dijon and Beaune A glorious former medieval monastery in the heart of Burgundy’s Grand Cru wine country, Château de Gilly used to be the residence of Cistercian monks. It has now been transformed into a secluded retreat with refined cuisine, beautifully manicured French-style gardens with a moat and a river.

Things to enjoy: Heated outdoor swimming pool in summer, massages, cycling. Nearby: Clos de Vougeot, Dukes of Burgundy palace, Hospices de Beaune, wine tastings.

Between Paris and Versailles, only 60 kms from Paris A magnificent Renaissance château and former home of the La Rochefoucauld family, Château d’Esclimont, just an hour from Paris, is a romantic retreat surrounded by a moat in 150 acres of park. Architecturally stunning, this unique hotel promises seclusion in a beautiful setting with refined cuisine.

Things to enjoy: Heated outdoor swimming pool in summer, in-room massages, tennis, cycling, musical performances. Nearby: Golf, Château de Versailles, Chartres cathedral, Château de Rambouillet and forest.

48 Rooms General Manager: Jean-Claude Boutin Tel: +33 3 80 62 89 98 Email: Address: Gilly-lès-Cîteaux, 21640 Vougeot, Burgundy

52 Rooms General Manager: Pascal Cornil Tel: +33 2 37 31 15 15 Email: Address: 28700 Saint-Symphorien-le-Château, Centre

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Château de Fère

Hôtel & Spa des Pêcheurs

CHAMPAGNE, FRANCE

CORSICA, FRANCE

Located in the Champagne region An elegant 16th century château set against the backdrop of 13th century castle ruins, Château de Fère is an idyllic retreat surrounded by parkland and forest with breathtaking views over the Champagne region. The promise of comfort, seclusion and fantastic cuisine awaits.

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Things to enjoy: Outdoor swimming pool, tennis, hot-air ballooning, massage, wine cellar tour. Nearby: Golf, horse riding, Disneyland Paris, gothic Cathédral Reims, Palais du Tau, Champagne house tours.

A peaceful hideaway on a private Mediterranean island Absolute privacy and tranquillity is the emphasis at Hôtel & Spa des Pêcheurs, set on the private Cavallo Island between Corsica and Sardinia in the Lavezzi Archipelago. Overlooking an emerald sea, above a gorgeous stretch of white, sandy beach, this unique enclave, surrounded by nature, provides the finest French and Italian cuisine and an inviting spa.

29 Rooms General Manager: Frédéric Algan Tel: +33 3 23 82 21 13 Email: Address: Route de Fismes Fère-en-Tardenois 02130, Champagne

52 Rooms General Manager: Gianluca Bellini Tel: +33 4 95 70 36 39 +39 06 85 51 151 Email: Address: Ile de Cavallo, Bonifacio 20169 Corsica

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Things to enjoy: Thalassotherapy spa, outdoor swimming pool, private beach, scuba diving, hiking. Nearby: Golf, mainland excursions, Corsica, Lavezzi Archipelago tour by private boat.

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Miramar Boutique Hôtel CORSICA, FRANCE

Situated in the Gulf of Valincoe An elegant property located on the coast with sweeping sea views across the Gulf of Valinco, Miramar Boutique Hôtel is a romantic refuge from which to discover the unspoiled beauty of Corsica. Expect lush gardens with a heated pool, outdoor massage gazebo and sandy beaches with crystal clear waters nearby. 26 Rooms Managing Partner: Jean-Pierre Lortal Tel: +33 4 95 76 06 13 Email: Address: Route de la Corniche 20110, Propriano, Corsica

Things to enjoy: Lobster cookout, Corsican evening, children fun night, massages, swimming lessons. Nearby: Reserved Portigliolo Beach space, water activities, beaches and wild coves, Campomoro Genovese tower, Roccapina, Bavella, Filitosa, Bonifacio.

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Hotel Le Chalet Blanc MONTGENÈVRE, FRANCE

100 metres from the slopes in snow-sure Montgenèvre Chalet-chic in a magical mountain setting, Hotel Le Chalet Blanc is a year-round resort for lovers of the great outdoors. Expect panoramic Alpine views with access to 500 kilometres of downhill pistes, 100 metres from the slopes, a great spa, a gourmet restaurant and nearby golf courses.

32 Rooms Owner: Rachel Hutson Tel: +33 4 92 44 27 02 Email: Address: Hameau de l’Obelisque, 05100, Montgenèvre

Things to enjoy: Jacuzzi, hammam, sauna, massage treatments. Nearby: Le Col de Montgenèvre, skiing, bobsledding, heli-skiing, golf, kayaking, mountain horse riding.

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Alpaga MEGÈVE, FRANCE

A stylish, chic and contemporary alpine retreat in the French Alps Overlooking the Arly Valley and onwards to Mont Blanc, Alpaga is an elegant hotel just a five-minute walk from the centre of the delightful ski resort of Megève. With a bar, a spa with an indoor pool, steam room, treatment rooms and a bistronomic restaurant, this is a fabulous all-season bolthole.

32 Rooms General Manager: Franck Jaulneau Tel: +33 0450914870 Email: Address: 74 Allée des Marmousets, 74120 Megève

Things to enjoy: Spa with ludic bath, hammam, children’s activity programme. Nearby: Skiing, heliskiing, ballooning, dog sledding, snowmobiles, golf, horse and carriages.

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Hôtellerie du Bas-Bréau ILE-DE-FRANCE, FRANCE

Situated in the small village of Barbizon, renowned for its artistic legacy A charming 19th century timbered former hunting lodge on the edge of Fontainebleau forest, Hôtellerie du Bas-Bréau was a favourite haunt of Robert Louis Stevenson. Full of character, it provides romantic rooms and suites, a tranquil garden, a delightful pool and gourmet cuisine accompanied by fine wine. 20 Rooms Owner: Dominique Fava Tel: +33 (0)1 60 66 40 05 Email: Address: 22 Grande Rue, 77630 Barbizon

Things to enjoy: Romantically decorated rooms and suites, outdoor pool. Nearby: Fontainebleau forest, hiking, hunting, Jean-François Millet Museum, Barbizon School Museum.

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Château d’Artigny L O I R E V A L L E Y, F R A N C E

In the famed Loire Valley – ‘Vallée des Rois’

Things to enjoy: Heated outdoor swimming pool in summer, spa, pétanque, tennis, bicycles. Nearby: Golf, go-karting, cooking classes, balloon rides, aquacycle on the Loire, châteaux, wineries.

A Belle Époque dream castle of perfumer François Coty, Château d’Artigny rises above the Indre Valley in 65 acres of parkland with a striking white façade and grand pillared entrance. Inside you will find a beautiful spa, creative regional cuisine and a wine cellar with 450 different wines.

65 Rooms General Manager: Patrice Puvilland Tel: +33 2 47 34 30 30 Email: Address: 37250 Montbazon, Centre www.slh.com/chateauartigny

Le Choiseul L O I R E V A L L E Y, F R A N C E

In the heart of the Loire Valley

Things to enjoy: Heated outdoor swimming pool in summer, Greniers de Cèsar (a historic troglodyte site). Nearby: Golf, horse riding, hot-air ballooning, château d'Amboise, château du Clos Lucé, château de Chambord.

Comprising three delightful manor houses dating from the 18th century, overlooking the Loire River, Le Choiseul sits at the foot of château d’Amboise. Close to most of the Loire Valley’s finest châteaux, the hotel has pretty terraced gardens bordered by troglodytic caves, stunning river views and the choice of two exciting restaurants. 32 Rooms General Managers: Josette and Gérard Guerlais Tel: +33 2 47 30 45 45 Email: Address: 36 Quai Charles Guinot, 37400 Amboise, Centre www.slh.com/choiseul

Domaine de Beauvois L O I R E V A L L E Y, F R A N C E

In the magnificent Loire Valley

Things to enjoy: Tennis, wine tasting in private troglodytic cellar, outdoor swimming pool. Nearby: Golf, horse riding, Villandry gardens, château de Chenonceau, château de Langeais, château d’Azay-le-Rideau, Tours.

Domaine de Beauvois is a truly tranquil retreat in an imposing 16th and 17th century manor house set in 350 acres of parkland. Discover the stunning lake, deliciously inventive food, an extremely extensive wine cellar and a selection of gentle pastimes.

36 Rooms General Manager: Remy Besozzi Tel: +33 2 47 55 50 11 Email: Address: Le Pont Clouet, 37230 Luynes, Centre www.slh.com/beauvois

Le Prieuré L O I R E V A L L E Y, F R A N C E

Overlooking the Loire river

Things to enjoy: Heated outdoor swimming pool in summer, tennis, mini-golf. Nearby: Golf, horse riding, vineyards, châteaux, cavalry school, Royale Abbey of Fontevraud.

A former Benedictine priory with delightful views over the Loire Valley, Le Prieuré stands on a plateau surrounded by 60 acres of wooded parkland overlooking the Loire River. Resembling a château, it retains historic charm with excellent regional cuisine and is well placed for exploring nearby Saumur.

21 Rooms Manager: Brigitte Gosset Tel: +33 2 41 67 90 14 Email: Address: 49350 Chênehutte-les-Tuffeaux pres de Saumur, Pays de Loire www.slh.com/prieure

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Port Palace

Château La Chenevière

MONTE CARLO, MONACO

N O R M A N D Y, F R A N C E

Overlooking the yacht-filled harbour in the heart of Monte Carlo A Michelin-starred restaurant, sleek design and amazing harbour views from every room are just some of the reasons why Port Palace is the most popular boutique hotel in the city. Close to the casinos and facing the Prince’s Palace, expect excellent service, a wellness spa and first-class views over the Formula One Grand Prix Circuit at race weekend.

Things to enjoy: Superb harbour views, Michelinstarred restaurant, Formula 1 Grand Prix circuit views, spa, fitness, wine tasting. Nearby: Casino, harbour filled with super-yachts, designer boutiques, festival.

Situated near the D-Day landing beaches and Bayeux Château La Chenevière combines the charms of an old house with the conveniences of a cosy English manor, accompanied by an exquisite fresh cuisine reflecting the changing of the seasons.

50 Rooms Owner: Lofti Maktouf Tel: + 377 97 97 90 00 Email: Address: 7, Avenue John F. Kennedy, Monte Carlo, Monaco 98000

29 Rooms Managers: Martine Lepailleur and Carine Hetet Tel: +33 2 31 51 25 25 Email: Address: Commes 14520, Port-en-Bessin, Normandy

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Hôtel Banke

Le Bellechasse Hotel

PARIS, FRANCE

PARIS, FRANCE

An exciting blend of the historic and the avant-garde in Paris’ 9th arrondissement Avant-garde interior design and an eclectic collection of art are just two of the appeals of Hôtel Banke, set in an historic Parisian building in the heart of Opéra. Tastefully restored, this stylish bolthole also offers a gastronomic restaurant with avant-garde Mediterranean cuisine, bringing southern flavours and aromas to the French capital.

Things to enjoy: Private art collection, gym, sauna and hammam, business centre, bar, restaurant. Nearby: Paris Opéra House, concerts, museums, galleries, Eiffel Tower, Nôtre Dame, bateaux mouches.

A flamboyant 19th century inspired oasis on the left bank of the River Seine 20th century ‘haute couture’ design meets 19th century inspiration at Le Bellechasse. Superbly located just steps from the Musée d’Orsay on Paris’ Left Bank, this enthralling hotel has 34 rooms imaginatively designed by Christian Lacroix. Each is uniquely decorated with highly inventive paintings and wallpapers.

94 Rooms General Manager: Xavi Vega Tel: +33 1 55 33 22 22 Email: Address: 20 Rue La Fayette, 75009 Paris

34 Rooms General Manager: Anne Loussier Tel: +33 1 45 50 22 31 Email: Address: 8 Rue de Bellechasse, 75007 Paris

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Things to enjoy: Outside swimming pool, tennis court. Nearby: Omaha Beach Golf Club, Bayeux Tapestry, Normandy D-Day landing beaches, Mont St. Michel.

Things to enjoy: Design by Christian Lacroix, creative works of art. Nearby: Musée d’Orsay, Louvre, Seine river cruises, Jardin des Tuileries, Eiffel Tower, Champs-Elysées.

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Les Etangs de Corot

L’Hôtel

PARIS, FRANCE

PARIS, FRANCE

A haven of peace between Paris and Versailles A picturesque retreat surrounded by lakes and gardens, Les Etangs de Corot nestles in Ville d’Avray, a beautiful setting that has attracted artists and writers for over 200 years, yet is just 20 minutes from Paris. Blending into its pretty surrounds, the hotel has an imaginative and contemporary collection of rooms, a choice of three restaurants and a unique Caudalie Vinothérapie® Spa.

Things to enjoy: Bicycles, walks in the forest, Caudalie Vinothérapie spa. Nearby: Château de Versailles, Parc de SaintCloud, Roland Garros tennis courts, Longchamp and Auteuil racecourses.

In the centre of the Left Bank A rare gem set in a quiet street filled with art galleries, L’Hôtel is a dramatic expression of Parisian panache with excitingly decadent décor, a Michelin-starred restaurant, a romantic small pool and steam-room in the cellars and original works of art by Jean Cocteau, set in the heart of St-Germain-des-Prés.

Things to enjoy: Small pool, steam-room. Nearby: Louvre, Museum d’Orsay, Café Flore, Notre Dame, Seine cruises, Jardin des Tuileries.

43 Rooms Owners: Alice and Jérôme Tourbier Tel: +33 (0)1 41 15 37 00 Email: Address: 55 Rue de Versailles, 92410 Ville-d’Avray

20 Rooms General Manager: Julien Révah Tel: +33 1 44 41 99 00 Email: Address: 13 Rue des Beaux Arts, 75006 Paris

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Les Jardins de la Villa

Le Pavillon de la Reine & Spa

PARIS, FRANCE

PARIS, FRANCE

A delightful Parisian hideaway close to the Champs-Elysées Providing the warm atmosphere of a private home, Les Jardins de la Villa is a distinctly contemporary boutique hotel discreetly hidden behind a period façade, just steps away from the Palais des Congrès and Porte Maillot.

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Things to enjoy: Pretty courtyard, gym, steam bath, sauna, meeting room. Nearby: Palais des Congrès, Champs-Elysées, Triangle d’Or boutiques, galleries, La Defense business district.

In the heart of the historical Marais district Quintessential French elegance in the heart of Paris, Le Pavillon de la Reine & Spa is a grand 17th century townhouse draped in greenery behind a flowering courtyard in Place des Vosges, one of Europe’s most picturesque city squares.

33 Rooms General Manager: Philippe Cantet Tel: + 33 1 53 81 01 10 Email: Address: 5 Rue Belidor, 75017 Paris

54 Rooms General Manager: Tim Goddard Tel: +33 1 40 29 19 19 Email: Address: 28 Place des Vosges, 75003 Paris

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Things to enjoy: Gym, jacuzzi, hammam, beauty parlour. Nearby: Opera House, Louvre, Notre Dame, various museums, Pompidou Centre, Victor Hugo’s House.

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Le Pavillon des Lettres

Relais Christine

PARIS, FRANCE

PARIS, FRANCE

An exciting new design concept in the 8th arrondissement Superbly placed, right on the doorstep of Paris’ most prestigious shopping streets, Le Pavillon des Lettres occupies a grand turn-of-the century building close to the Champs-Elysées in the heart of the Golden Triangle. Sister property to Le Pavillon de la Reine, this is the place to stay if you prefer the understated elegance of an intimate boutique property with a difference.

Things to enjoy: Stylish design, uniquely decorated rooms with iPads. Nearby: Champs-Elysées, Eifel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, The Louvre, Grand Palais Museum, Shopping at rue Faubourg Saint Honoré.

In the heart of the Left Bank A secret, tranquil world in the heart of Paris’ Left Bank, Relais Christine is a 16th century mansion, surrounding a flower-filled cobblestone courtyard and hidden behind pretty entrance gates. Originally a 13th century abbey, the hotel retains some fascinating historical features, has a delightful garden, an atmospheric drawing room and bar, as well as an inviting spa.

26 Rooms Manager: Stephanie Gerfaud-Valentin Tel: +33 1 49242626 Email: Address: 12 Rue des Saussaies, 75008 Paris

51 Rooms General Manager: Jean-Luc Chomat Tel: +33 1 40 51 60 80 Email: Address: 3 Rue Christine, 75006 Paris

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Saint James Paris

Hôtel San Régis

PARIS, FRANCE

PARIS, FRANCE

A haven of peace in the heart of Paris Set behind an impressive gated entrance in the centre of Paris you will find Saint James Paris, a 100-year-old château-style hotel and club. Located a few steps from the Arc de Triomphe, it is as private and secluded as a country estate. Excellent cuisine, a beautiful spa, walled gardens and an enticing library bar add to its charm.

Things to enjoy: Spa, fitness centre, hammam, outdoor terrace, car rental, private parking. Nearby: Eiffel Tower, ChampsElysées, Avenue Victor Hugo, Arc de Triomphe, Marmottan Museum.

Close to the Champs-Elysées and Avenue Montaigne The essence of classical Parisian style, Hôtel San Régis is a lavishly decorated townhouse hotel, converted from a prestigious private mansion nearly 100 years ago. It is in one of the best citycentre locations offering excellent dining, delightful lounges and an English-style bar.

48 Rooms General Manager: Yves Monnin Tel: +33 1 44 05 81 81 Email: Address: 43 Avenue Bugeaud, 75116 Paris

44 Rooms General Manager: Maurice Georges Tel: +33 1 44 95 1616 Email: Address: 12, Rue Jean Goujon, 75008 Paris

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Things to enjoy: Free bicycles, convertible car rental, spa, gym, jacuzzi, free private parking. Nearby: Notre Dame, Louvre, Orsay Museum, Sainte-Chapelle, River Seine cruise.

Things to enjoy: Objects d’art, antiques, paintings, afternoon tea. Nearby: Petit and Grand Palais, Champs-Elysées, Avenue Montaigne, Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe.

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Hôtel Square PARIS, FRANCE

An artist’s haven on the banks of the Seine

Things to enjoy: Spa, swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi. Nearby: Eiffel Tower, Trocadèro, Champs-Elysées, Longchamp Auteuil racecourse, Balzac house.

Sleek, uncluttered chic in Paris’ 16th arrondissement, Hôtel Square is a contemporary five-star boutique hotel that combines innovative design with an excellent restaurant and bar, an art gallery and a lush red reading room, just minutes from the Eiffel Tower on the right bank of the Seine.

22 Rooms Owner & General Manager: Patrick Derderian Tel: +33 1 44 14 91 90 Email: Address: 3 Rue de Boulainvilliers, 75016, Paris www.slh.com/square

Hôtel de Vendôme PARIS, FRANCE

In the heart of Paris, in the first district

Things to enjoy: In-room spa treatments by Carita, hairdresser, babysitting, terrace, cocktail bar, library. Nearby: Opéra, Louvre Museum, Jardin des Tuileries, Eiffel Tower, Champs-Elysées.

Classic and palatial, yet warm and inviting, Hôtel de Vendôme is a discreet haven with one of the most prestigious addresses in Paris. Built in 1832, and now restored to its original grandeur, the hotel has a glamorous restaurant and Bar the ‘1 Place Vendôme’ redesigned in 2009, as well as a Penthouse with a terrace with amazing city views. 29 Rooms Resident Manager: Etiennette Clamouze Tel: +33 1 55 04 55 00 Email: Address: 1 Place Vendôme, 75001 Paris www.slh.com/vendome

Hôtel Vernet PARIS, FRANCE

Located next to the Champs-Elysées

Things to enjoy: Spectacular Parisian views, cocktails in the cosy bar, central location. Nearby: Arc de Triomphe, Grand Palais, Eiffel Tower, Louvre, direct métro to La Défense.

Early 20th century architecture meets 21st century comfort at Hôtel Vernet where a true sense of elegance and tradition lie behind an impressive period façade, just steps from the Champs-Elysées. This relaxing haven has a restaurant with a magnificent leaded-glass cupola by Gustave Eiffel.

50 Rooms General Manager: Emmanuel Kerrien Tel: +33 1 44 31 98 00 Email: Address: 25 Rue Vernet, 75008 Paris www.slh.com/hotelvernet

La Chartreuse du Val Saint Esprit PAS-DE-CALAIS, FRANCE

An elegant château in the heart of the Artois region of northern France Things to enjoy: Gym, tennis, landscaped gardens. Nearby: World War I battlefields and monuments, fortified town of Arras, Lille, cycling, horse riding, golf.

Set on the site of a former 14th century Carthusian monastery, La Chartreuse du Val Saint Esprit is an enchanting 18th century château surrounded by six acres of beautifully landscaped gardens. This delightful hotel provides spacious period accommodation, two tennis courts and gourmet cuisine in its three restaurants. 53 Rooms Director: Jean Constant Tel: +00 33 3 21 62 80 00 Email: Address: 1 Rue de Fouquieres, Gosnay 62199 www.slh.com/lachartreuse

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Auberge de Cassagne & Spa AV I G N O N , F R A N C E

Peaceful location just five minutes from Avignon A cocoon of tranquillity in beautiful gardens, Auberge de Cassagne & Spa is a picturesque country house hotel close to Avignon. Built in 1850 it retains its historic charm which is complemented by a modern spa, spectacular swimming pools and a well-known gastronomic restaurant.

40 Rooms Owners: Jean-Michel Gallon, Philippe Boucher, André Trestour Tel: +33 4 90 31 04 18 Email: Address: 450 Allée De Cassagne, 84130 Le Pontet, Avignon

Things to enjoy: Pools, jacuzzi, sauna, hammam, chromotherapic shower, spa treatments, body and facial treatments. Nearby: Palace of the Popes, St. Benezet Bridge, Luberon, Pont du Gard, wine region, golf.

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Château-Hôtel La Vignette Haute PROVENCE, FRANCE

A rocky hilltop retreat in the Alpes-Maritimes, Côte d’Azur A medieval fantasy with an immense wow-factor, Château-Hôtel La Vignette Haute is set in one of France’s prettiest villages. The hotel is a faultless recreation of a 13th century inn set high up on mimosa-covered hills with a torch-lit driveway, beautiful Romanesque pool and excellent food. 16 Rooms Manager: Serge Povignac Tel: +33 4 93 42 20 01 Email: Address: 370 Route Du Village, Auribeau Sur Siagne 06810

Things to enjoy: Outdoor swimming pool, magnificent panoramic views. Nearby: Golf, tennis, fishing, Verdon Gorges, Medieval village of Auribeau-surSiagne.

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La Bastide de Tourtour PROVENCE, FRANCE

In the beautiful village of Tourtour, near the Verdon Canyon An elegant bastide high up in Haut Var with outstanding views across Provence and surrounded by acres of aromatic pines, olive trees and lavender and on the edge of one of the prettiest villages in France. La Bastide de Tourtour is a truly relaxing idyll with an outdoor pool and jacuzzi, tennis court, helipad and a gastronomic restaurant.

25 Rooms Resident Manager: Ibatichi Karine Tel: +33 4 98 10 54 20 Email: Address: Montée de St Denis, 83690 Tourtour www.slh.com/bastidetourtour

Things to enjoy: Gym, swimming pool, tennis, pétanque, jacuzzi, sauna, massage, wifi. Nearby: Gorges du Verdon, truffle market, Lorgues, Sainte Croix Lake, St. Tropez coast, golf, hiking.

Hôtel Belles Rives CÔTE D’AZUR, FRANCE

Perfectly placed to enjoy the exclusive delights of Juan-les-Pins A breathtaking Art Deco palace in a spectacular Côte d’Azur setting, Hôtel Belles Rives sits on the water’s edge overlooking the sparkling Mediterranean with outstanding views from the panoramic balconies. Experience the true glamour of the Riviera on the private beach, in the stylish piano bar and the stunning waterside dining terraces. 43 Rooms Owner: Marianne Estène Chauvin Tel: +33 4 93 61 02 79 Email: Address: 33 Boulevard Edouard Baudoin, 06160 Juan-les-Pins, Cap d’Antibes

Things to enjoy: Private beach, waterskiing, massage, Piano Bar Fitzgerald, Port Gallice. Nearby: Tennis, water sports, Grasse, Verrerie de Biot, Vallauris, Monaco, Antibes, Cannes, Nice, St. Tropez.

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Les Bories & Spa

Château Eza

PROVENCE, FRANCE

CÔTE D'AZUR, FRANCE

Surrounded by olive groves, facing the Luberon A flourish of French country elegance in a landscape made for artists, Les Bories & Spa is the epitome of calm, sitting high in the hills of Provence and surrounded by 20 acres of olive groves, lavender and scented gardens. Promising rest and relaxation, the hotel has a sublime spa, a Michelin-starred restaurant and a vast outdoor swimming pool.

Things to enjoy: Indoor/ outdoor swimming pools, tennis, gym, spa. Nearby: Abbaye de Sénanque, Roussillon, Le Village des Bories, Fontaine-deVaucluse, antiques.

Situated at the very highest point of the village on the Côte d’Azur Château Eza clings to the rocks 400 metres above the Mediterranean in the pretty medieval village of Eze. The sea views are spectacular, the private beach is fantastic and the Michelin-starred restaurant is one of the finest in the region.

29 Rooms Proprietor: Francoise Gallon Tel: +33 4 90 72 00 51 Email: Address: Route de l’Abbaye de Sénanque, 84220 Gordes-en-Provence

10 Rooms General Manager: Robin Oodunt Tel: +33 4 93 41 12 24 Email: Address: Rue de la Pise, 06360 Eze Village

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Le Grand Hotel, Cannes

Hôtel Juana

CANNES, FRANCE

CÔTE D’AZUR, FRANCE

Contemporary chic on La Croisette in Cannes Overlooking the bay, right on the beach, Le Grand Hotel, Cannes is a rising star in this exuberant and lively Film Festival town. The oldest hotel on the famous Croisette, Le Grand has been completely refurbished in 60’s retro style and has a Michelin-starred restaurant, a private beach club and a large relaxing garden.

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Things to enjoy: Sea views, terrace, restaurant, bar, gardens, private beach club, water sports, diving, meeting facilities. Nearby: Beaches, boutiques, Rue d’Antibes, golf, Isles de Lérins, Palais des Festivals, clubs, casinos.

In the heart of the French Riviera Art Deco chic in exclusive Juan-les-Pins, Hôtel Juana is a shining example of 1930s’ architecture promising plenty of Riviera sparkle with a white marble pool and a hip bistrot Café Marianne.

76 Rooms General Manager: Hugues Raybaud Tel: +33 4 93 38 15 45 Email: Address: 45 Boulevard de la Croisette, Cannes, 06400

40 Rooms Owner: Marianne Estène Chauvin Tel: +33 4 93 61 08 70 Email: Address: 19 Avenue Gallice, Cap d’Antibes, 06160 Juan-les-Pins

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Things to enjoy: Michelin-starred restaurant, panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea. Nearby: Golf, sailing, Monaco, Nice, Monte Carlo, Cannes, San Rémo, Antibes, Cap-Ferrat.

Things to enjoy: Gym, hammam, jogging trail, cycling. Nearby: Golf, water sports, fishing, market, Iles de Lérins, Cannes, Monaco, St. Tropez, Nice.

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Hôtel Jules César PROVENCE, FRANCE

Located in the city centre of Arles Cooling nooks and cloisters in the heart of Roman Arles, Hôtel Jules César is a former Carmelite convent in glorious gardens, with a renowned restaurant, a delightful swimming pool and dramatic scenery.

Things to enjoy: Outdoor pool, billiard room. Nearby: Abbey of Montmajour, Les Baux de Provence, Van Gogh’s bridge, Pont du Gard, amphitheatre.

50 Rooms Managing Director: Cyrille Braye-Lecureuil Tel: +33 4 90 52 52 52 Email: Address: 9 Boulevard des Lices, BP 40116, 13631 Arles www.slh.com/julescesar

Hotel La Pérouse NICE, FRANCE

With the most beautiful sea views in Nice Clinging to the cliffs, overlooking the Baie des Anges, Hotel La Pérouse boasts the most exclusive location with breathtaking views over the Mediterranean. Two steps to Old Nice, home to the flower market, and around the corner from the port, this fully renovated hotel provides a dramatic heated outdoor pool set against the rock face. 60 Rooms General Manager: Laure Giometti Tel: +33 4 93 62 34 63 Email: Address: 11 Quai Rauba Capeu, 06300 Nice

Things to enjoy: Sea views, restaurant, secluded Mediterranean garden, outdoor heated pool, sauna, jacuzzi. Nearby: Cours Saleya, antiques, Promenade des Anglais, designer shopping, beaches, opera house, theatre.

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Le Pigonnet PROVENCE, FRANCE

Close to Le Cours Mirabeau, the Grand Théâtre de Provence and the famous Granet Museum Le Pigonnet is an idyllic 18th century country house surrounded by glorious gardens just minutes from the city walls of Aix-enProvence. Set in tranquil gardens with beautiful flowers, age-old trees and stunning fountains, it provides a peaceful refuge.

48 Rooms General Manager: Philippe Arnaud Tel: +33 4 42 59 02 90 Email: Address: 5 Avenue du Pigonnet, 13090 Aix-en-Provence

Things to enjoy: Swimming pool, spa with steam room, hammam and massage, gym. Nearby: Golf, Arles-Avignon, Luberon, St. Tropez, Camargue, Monaco.

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Les Roches CÔTE D’AZUR, FRANCE

Delightfully close to St. Tropez Located so close to the sea, sometimes the only sound you will hear is the gentle lapping of the waves, Les Roches is built at the base of a rocky hillside, right on the beach, overlooking the Mediterranean on the Côte Varoise. It has been designed to create the sensation of staying on a luxury ocean liner and has its own private beach, terraced gardens and restaurant. 38 Rooms Manager: Fabrice Gouin Tel: +33 4 94 71 05 07 Email: Address: 1 Avenue des Trois Dauphins, Aiguebelle, 83980 Le Lavandou

Things to enjoy: Swimming pool, cycling, sailing and cruising on the Gold Islands. Nearby: Les Iles du Levant – Porquerolles & Port-Cros, Saint Tropez, Bormes les Mimosas, vineyards.

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Hôtel Le Vallon de Valrugues & Spa PROVENCE, FRANCE

North of the Alpilles, near charming Saint-Rémy

Things to enjoy: Spa, sauna, jacuzzi, steam room, indoor heated pool, treatments, gym, billiards, boules. Nearby: Golf, Van Gogh Hospital, Les Baux de Provence, Gallo-Roman ruins, Arles, Avignon, festivals.

A delightful Greco-Roman style bastide right in the heart of Provence, Hôtel Le Vallon de Valrugues & Spa is set in pretty gardens, just minutes from the famous town of Saint-Rémy. Charming rooms, a choice of restaurants, together with a pool and spa makes for a stylish sunny getaway. 52 Rooms Owner: Ludovic Gallon Tel: +33 4 90 92 04 40 Email: Address: Chemin Canto Cigalo, 13 210 Saint-Rémy de Provence www.slh.com/valrugues

Villa Marie CÔTE D’AZUR, FRANCE

Overlooking the beaches of Pampelonne Bay, St. Tropez

Things to enjoy: Swimming pool, spa, gym, themed gardens, private boat. Nearby: St. Tropez, Ramatuelle villages, racing circuits, Cannes Festival, polo, Voiles de St. Tropez.

Tucked away on the Ramatuelle hillside, you will discover Villa Marie with its distinctly Mediterranean parkland grounds, views over Pampelonne Bay, glorious spa and spectacular pool cut into natural rock.

42 Rooms Owners: Jocelyne and Jean-Louis Sibuet Tel: +33 4 94 97 40 22 Email: Address: Route des Plages, Chemin Val Rian 83350 Ramatuelle, Saint Tropez, Provence www.slh.com/villamarie

Villa Regalido PROVENCE, FRANCE

Conveniently located between Arles and Les Baux in the Alpilles

Things to enjoy: Spa, sauna, outdoor pool, Provencal cuisine, pretty garden, vaulted dining room. Nearby: St-Remy-deProvence, Arles, Les Baux, the Camargue wetlands with flamingos, restaurants, markets, vineyards, Roman aqueduct.

A former olive mill set in a pretty walled garden full of greenery and flowers, La Regalido is an intimate boutique property in the typically Provençale village of Fontvieille with just 15 individually styled rooms, a spa, swimming pool and sauna.

15 Rooms General Manager: Anthony Del Prete Tel: +33 (0)4 90 54 60 22 Email: Address: Villa Regalido, Route du Nord, 13990 Fontvieille www.slh.com/laregalido

Château de Divonne RHÔNE-ALPES, FRANCE

Set in a private park near Lake Geneva

Things to enjoy: Heated outdoor swimming pool in summer, evening musical performances. Nearby: Golf, water sports, Lausanne, castles, Mont-Blanc, Lake Geneva, Nestlé chocolate factory, Gruyere.

Set in 55 acres of private parkland, just minutes from Geneva, you will find the stunningly pretty Château de Divonne. This 19th century château has far-reaching views across the town of Divonne to Mont-Blanc, a gourmet restaurant, an extensive wine cellar and an outdoor pool.

34 Rooms General Manager: Thierry Pageault Tel: +33 (0) 4 50 20 00 32 Email: Address: 115 Rue des Bains, 01220 Divonne-les-Bains, Rhône-Alpes www.slh.com/divonne

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to the good life

Eze, Côte d'Azur

CÔTE D’AZUR SUGGESTED ITINERARY Day 1 Give your grand tour of the Côte d’Azur a high octane start by checking out Monte Carlo with its

Croisette, it has been completely refurbished in 60s

head to the romantic Château Eza set 400 metres

retro style. With a Michelin-starred restaurant, a

above the Mediterranean in the medieval city of Eze

private beach club and a large relaxing garden, this is

before heading back to the airport.

the perfect place to enjoy a spot of lunch overlooking

Formula One Grand Prix legacy, high rolling casinos

the sea before getting back on the road.

and luxury yachts. Treat yourself to a night at the

Day 1

Head to Monaco and Port Palace from Nice International Airport

Days 2 and 3

Drive to Hôtel Belles Rives

Days 4 and 5

Continue on to Villa Marie via Le Grand Hotel in Cannes

Days 6 and 7

Head north to Hôtel Le Vallon de Valrugues & Spa before returning to Château Eza, a short drive from Nice Airport

Days 4 to 5

Principality’s only boutique hotel, Port Palace for Michelin star cuisine and a chic suite overlooking the

Villa Marie is tucked away on the Ramatuelle hillside

marina.

with views over Pampelonne Bay, just minutes from

Days 2 to 3

the pretty markets and restaurants of St Tropez. This relaxing retreat allows you to kick back and enjoy the

When it’s time for you to hit the road, it’s Jackie O

Mediterranean parklands, glorious spa and

shades and Louis Vuitton headscarf at the ready as

spectacular pool cut into natural rock.

you climb into your natty convertible for a thrilling ride along the Côte d’Azur. Stop for a leisurely lunch

Days 6 to 7

in Nice before heading to Hôtel Belles Rives in Juan

Continue that glorious coastal drive towards

les Pins. This Art Deco palace hotel overlooks the

Marseilles before heading into the fragrant Provençal

sparkling Mediterranean with daring interior design,

countryside to the Hôtel Le Vallon de Valrugues &

private beach, piano bar and waterside dining

Spa. Suites are infused with Provençal style, some

terraces. When you’ve explored the quaint boutiques

with a terrace and jacuzzi. Enjoy a poolside lunch

of Juan les Pins, it’s time to take the spectacular drive

before heading off to see the remains of the Roman

to Villa Marie but not before stopping en route at Le

city of Glanum and nearby Saint Rémy with its 14th

Grand Hotel Cannes. The oldest hotel on the famous

century ramparts and Van Gogh walking trail. Then

Hôtel Belles Rives

Port Palace Monte Carlo Château Eza  Nice

Avignon Hôtel Le Vallon de Valrugues & Spa

Le Grand Hotel Cannes

Hôtel Belles Rives Cannes

Aix-en-Provence  Marseilles

Villa Marie

St. Tropez

CÔTE D’AZUR

MEDITERRANEAN SEA

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GERMANY 148

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Belle Epoque

Baden-Baden

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Brandenburger Hof Berlin

Central Berlin

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Heidelberg

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Gut Klostermühle

Alt Madlitz

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Hotel Suitess an der Frauenkirche

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Heidelberg Suites Boutique Hotel

Heidelberg

BadenWürttemberg

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Die Sonne Frankenberg

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Schwarzer Adler Wine Estate

VogtsburgOberbergen

BadenWürttemberg

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Wald & Schlosshotel Friedrichsruhe

ZweiflingenFriedrichsruhe

BadenWürttemberg

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Alpenhof Murnau

Murnau am Staffelsee

Bavaria

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Berlin

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Brandenburg

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Dresden

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Frankenberg

Hesse

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Schlosshotel Kronberg

Kronberg

Hesse

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Hotel im Wasserturm

Cologne

North RhineWestphalia

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Ketschauer Hof

Deidesheim

RhinelandPalatinate

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Belle Epoque

Hotel Die Hirschgasse Heidelberg

BADEN-BADEN, GERMANY

BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG, GERMANY

Situated at the gateway to the Black Forest Germany A neo-Renaissance villa in a quiet yet very central corner of Baden-Baden, Belle Epoque is a sophisticated and secluded retreat set in an expansive park with manicured gardens, a selection of pretty rooms and suites, a delightful banqueting salon and daily afternoon tea, all within easy access to the city’s attractions. 20 Rooms Owners: The Rademacher Family Tel: +49 7221 300660 Email: Address: Maria-Viktoria-Strasse, 76530 Baden-Baden, Baden-Württemberg

Things to enjoy: Parks, gardens, golf, Opera House with star performers, limousine, complimentary breakfast, wifi. Nearby: Caracalla & Roman Spas, Casino, Black Forest, castles, Heidelberg, Strassbourg/France, Burda Museum.

Across the River Neckar valley, facing Heidelberg Castle A charming 15th century inn, this is the oldest hotel in Heidelberg. Beautiful country style suites, a rose terrace with castle views and two restaurants: the culinary flagship ‘Le Gourmet’ and the ‘Mensurstube’, with a collection of authentic antiques and tables over 250-years-old, where Mark Twain sat and Count Bismarck carved his name make for a delightful stay. 20 Rooms General Manager: Ernest M.P. Kraft Tel: +49 6221 4540 Email: Address: Hirschgasse 3, 69120 Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg

Things to enjoy: Jacuzzi, cycling, Mark Twain dining experience, guided tour of hotel’s vineyard ‘Sunny side upon the bridge’, fencing. Nearby: Ballooning, golf, Heidelberg Castle, St. Michael's Monastery, Philosopher's Walk, Christmas market.

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Heidelberg Suites Boutique Hotel

Schwarzer Adler Wine Estate BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG, GERMANY

BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG, GERMANY

On the banks of the Neckar River with fantastic views of the castle and its own boat restaurant Heidelberg Suites Boutique Hotel is set in a stunning turn-of-the-century villa providing 25 suites. Inside, cutting-edge Italian design presents a perfect liaison between Heidelberg’s history and sophistication. A spectacular rooftop terrace, a tranquil garden and the extraordinary boat restaurant make this hotel a real city hideaway.

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Things to enjoy: Spa, jacuzzi, city shuttle, bicycles, private dining, cruises on own ship restaurant. Nearby: Heidelberg Castle, old town, museums, golf, wine tasting.

Countryside location in Kaiserstuhl near France and Switzerland Country house sophistication on a family-run wine estate, Schwarzer Adler Wine Estate lies in the heart of the Kaiserstuhl region. There are currently 2,400 varieties of wine in the hotel cellars to accompany the French and regional cuisine in the two restaurants, one with a Michelin-star which it has consistently retained since 1969.

25 Rooms Owners: The Hütter Family Tel: +49 6221 655 650 Email: Address: Neuenheimer Landstrasse 12, 69120 Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg

14 Rooms Proprietor: Fritz Keller Tel: +49 7662 93 30 0 Email: Address: Badbergstrasse 23, 79235 Vogtsburg-Oberbergen, Baden-Württemberg

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Things to enjoy: Winery, Michelin-starred restaurant, vineyard shop. Nearby: Golf, spas, hiking, Kaiserstuhl, Freiburg, Black Forest, Alsace, Basel, natural thermal baths, Art Museums.

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Wald & Schlosshotel Friedrichsruhe

Alpenhof Murnau B AY E R N , G E R M A N Y

BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG, GERMANY

In an area renowned for its stunning countryside, culture and wine Surrounded by parkland populated with mature trees, the Wald & Schlosshotel Friedrichsruhe was once the palatial summer home and hunting lodge of the noble Hohenlohe family. This stately house provides both a spacious indoor and outdoor lifestyle with a magnificent spa, a gourmet restaurant, a cookery school and an adjacent 18-hole golf course.

Things to enjoy: Golf, spa, gym, yoga, pilates, indoor/outdoor pools, cookery school, tennis, farm garden. Nearby: Vineyards, castles, rivers, mountain biking, hiking, horse riding, fishing, canoeing.

Located in a picturesque landscape south of Munich A modern Bavarian alpine chalet-style retreat, Alpenhof Murnau lies on the edge of Murnauer Moos nature reserve with a panoramic terrace overlooking the Alps. Expect Michelin-starred dining, an exceptional spa, two pools and 11 nearby golf courses.

66 Rooms Managing Director: Heinz Schiebenes Tel: +49 7941 60 87 888 Email: Address: Kärcherstrafle, 74639 ZweiflingenFriedrichsruhe

71 Rooms Director: Andreas Kartschoke Tel: +49 8841 4910 Email: Address: Ramsachstrasse 8, 82418 Murnau am Staffelsee

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Brandenburger Hof Berlin

Gut Klostermühle

BERLIN, GERMANY

BRANDENBURG, GERMANY

The very centre of Berlin Prussian palace meets Berlin city chic at Brandenburger Hof, with an imaginative mix of impressive palatial rooms and snappy modern design. In a prime position, just steps from Kurfürstendamm, the impressive villa-like façade conceals a fantastic Michelin-starred restaurant, a funky lounge-bar with a summer courtyard and a massage suite.

Things to enjoy: Private art tours, city and discovery programmes, in-house theatre box office. Nearby: Brandenburger Gate, Reichstag, Potsdamer Platz, Holocaust Memorial, Kurfürstendamm shopping.

In the Brandenburg Marches, a beautiful area with 3,000 lakes Set on a magical private lake surrounded by the peace of unspoilt nature, Gut Klostermühle is a stunning nature resort and medical spa with a wide choice of accommodation, three inviting restaurants, a broad selection of treatments and an infinite variety of outdoor pursuits.

72 Rooms Proprietor: Daniela Sauter Tel: +49 30 21 405 0 Email: Address: Eislebener Strasse 14, Berlin D-10789

53 Rooms General Manager: Jens V. Dünnbier Tel: +49 (0) 33607 59 29 0 Email: Address: Mühlenstrasse 11, D-15518 Madlitz-Wilmersdorf

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Things to enjoy: Spa with couples suite, Finnish Kelo Sauna, cooking school, gourmet restaurant. Nearby: Golf, skiing, King Ludwig's castles, Rococo church, Munich, Salzburg, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Innsbruck.

Things to enjoy: Horse riding, cycling, tennis, canoeing, fishing, boat rental, cooking courses, theatre, concerts. Nearby: Golf, Bad Saarow spa town, Neuzelle, Oderbruch, Schlaube Nature Park, Potsdam, Berlin.

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Hotel Suitess an der Frauenkirche

Die Sonne Frankenberg FRANKENBERG, GERMANY

DRESDEN, GERMANY

Just steps from the world famous Church of Our Lady in the old royal town Behind an impressive baroque façade, is an elegant retreat in the old royal town near the Semper Opera House. You will find luxury suites and a gourmet restaurant with its breath-taking view to the cupola of the church, golden lobby, extravagant private-dining rooms, impeccable service and a stunning spa overlooking the rooftops of Dresden.

Set in the pretty medieval town of Frankenberg on the River Eder Old world charm meets refined simplicity in a picturesque setting among 16th century halftimbered buildings. An atmosphere whispering understated elegance accentuates its uniquely original character. Superb restaurants include world-class fine dining and a 500-year-old wine cellar. The perfect starting point for exploring this idyllic region where the Brothers Grimm lived.

21 Rooms Owner: Uwe Gabler Tel: +49 351 41 727 0 Email: Address: An der Frauenkirche 13, 01067 Dresden

60 Rooms General Manager: Kerstin Scholl Tel: +49 6451 7500 Email: Address: Marktplatz 2-4, Frankenberg 35066

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Schlosshotel Kronberg

Hotel im Wasserturm

KRONBERG, GERMANY

COLOGNE, GERMANY

Encapsulating the grandeur and elegance of a royal palace A former castle built in 1889 by Empress Victoria, Schlosshotel Kronberg retains its authentic sense of history with a wealth of original features, antiques, fine porcelain and paintings. Set within a grand estate with pretty gardens, an 18-hole golf course, in-room massage services and an original Turner painting in the bar, this enchanting property is just minutes from Frankfurt.

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Things to enjoy: Rooftop spa, butler service, chauffeured tours, gourmet dining. Nearby: Palaces, The State Semper Opera House, museums, galleries, golf, music festivals.

Things to enjoy: Traditional tea-times, weddings, barbecues, summer soul evenings. Nearby: Frankfurt, Taunus Mountains, Roman castle Saalburg, several golf courses, walking trails.

Located in the city centre of Cologne A truly unique and inspired conversion of a 19th century water tower, Hotel im Wasserturm’s superbly stylish, modern interior cleverly reflects the building’s origins. So unusual, this is a oneoff experience with spacious accommodation, a penthouse Michelin-starred restaurant with panoramic views, bar, meeting rooms and a soothing spa.

58 Rooms General Manager: Franz Zimmermann Tel: +49 6173 701 01 Email: Address: Hainstrasse 25, 61476 Kronberg, Nr. Frankfurt

78 Rooms Managing Director: Harald Paus Tel: +49 (0) 221 2008-0 Email: Address: Kaygasse 2, 50676 Cologne

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Things to enjoy: Five restaurants, wine tasting, gourmet cooking courses, full spa with Finish sauna, steam bath, saline bath, relaxing area, gym. Nearby: KellerwaldEdersee National Park, Lake Edersee, Old Town of Marburg, dokumenta exhibition Kassel.

Things to enjoy: Michelin-starred restaurant, lounge, city and discovery programmes, culinary and cultural programmes. Nearby: Cologne Cathedral, Philharmonic and Opera, Museum Ludwig, shopping streets are near by.

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Ketschauer Hof

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DEIDESHEIM, GERMANY

In one of the most picturesque towns in the scenic Palatinate region Originally, the manor house of the prestigious Bassermann-Jordan wine estate in Deidesheim, Ketschauer Hof is a real find on the German wine route. Surrounded by vineyards and with an outstanding restaurant and wine bistro, the hotel has just 18 rooms and suites together with a spa, an enviable wine cellar and offers cookery classes.

• Complimentary room upgrade*

Things to enjoy: Gourmet restaurant, bistro, bar, spa, sauna, steam room. Nearby: Wineries, Palatinate Forest Nature Reserve, Heidelberg, Speyer.

18 Rooms General Manager: Alexander Hess Tel: +49-6326-70 00 99 Email: Address: Ketschauerhofstrasse 1, Deidesheim, D-67146 www.slh.com/ketschauerhof

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San Antonio, Santorini, Greece

BULGARIA

MACEDONIA

36  Istanbul

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ALBANIA

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37

Thessaloniki 

8

GREECE  Skiathos Island

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Ankara 

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Athens 

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Columbia Beach Resort

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Thalassa Boutique Hotel & Spa

Coral Bay

Limassol

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Paphos

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BabyGrand Hotel

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Theoxenia Palace & House Suites

Kifissia

5

Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites

Elounda

Crete

157

6

Minos Beach Art Hotel

Aghios Nikolaos

Crete

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St. Nicolas Bay Resort Hotel & Villas

Aghios Nikolaos

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Eagles Palace Hotel & Spa

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Liostasi Ios Hotel & Spa

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Nafplia Palace Hotel & Villas

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Lindos Blu Luxury Hotel & Suites

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Melenos Lindos Hotel

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Rodos Park Suites & Spa Hotel

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Nafplion

Peloponnese

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Rhodes

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Lindos

Rhodes

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Rhodes Town

Rhodes

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Canaves Oia Hotel

Oia

Santorini

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Carpe Diem

Pyrgos

Santorini

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Chromata

Imerovigli

Santorini

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Cosmopolitan Suites

Fira

Santorini

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Notos Therme & Spa

Urhada

Santorini

162

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On The Rocks

Imerovigli

Santorini

162

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San Antonio

Imerovigli

Santorini

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Santorini Kastelli Resort

Kamari

Santorini

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Halkidiki

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Ios

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Sun Rocks

Firostefani

Santorini

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Aegean Suites Hotel

Ftelia

Skiathos

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Skiathos Princess Hotel

Agia Paraskevi

Skiathos

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Mykonos

11

Bill and Coo Suites and Lounge

Megali Ammos

Mykonos

158

32

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Mykonos Grand Hotel & Resort

Ayios Yiannis

Mykonos

159

33

The Excelsior Hotel

Thessaloniki

164

34

Thessaloniki

164

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Petasos Beach Resort & Spa

Platis Yialos

Mykonos

159

Hotel Nikopolis Thessaloniki

14

Pietra e Mare Mykonos

Kalo Livadi

Mykonos

159

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Porto Mykonos

Old Port Mykonos Mykonos

159

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The Marmara Bodrum

Bodrum

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Yria Resort

Parikia

Paros

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Hôtel Les Ottomans

Istanbul

165

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Petra Hotel & Suites

Grikos

Patmos

160

37

Tomtom Suites

Istanbul

165

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Columbia Beach Resort P I S S O U R I B A Y, C Y P R U S

Clear blue Cypriot skies and the soothing sound of the sea

Things to enjoy: Large lagoon pool, children’s pool, spa, health centre, water sports, paragliding, two restaurants, bars. Nearby: Golf, archaeological sites, churches, monasteries, restaurants, galleries, Limassol, Paphos, beaches, museums.

A stunning all-suite resort set on a two-kilometre sandy beach and flanked by impressive white cliffs, Columbia Beach Resort overlooks the glistening waters of the Bay of Pissouri. This stunning setting, an award-winning spa and gourmet dining, ensure a magical and unforgettable stay.

94 Rooms General Manager: Stelios Kizis Tel: 00 357 25 833-000 Email: Address: Pissouri Bay, Limassol, PO Box 54042, 3779 www.slh.com/columbiapissouri

Thalassa Boutique Hotel & Spa PAPHOS, CYPRUS

Situated on a peninsula overlooking Coral Bay

Things to enjoy: Indoor/ outdoor swimming pools, tennis, spa, gym, wine tasting. Nearby: Water sports, golf, mosaics, wineries, Troodos Mountains, Akamas Peninsula, archaeological sites.

Nothing is too much trouble for the staff at Thalassa Boutique Hotel & Spa where those lucky enough to discover this delightful beachfront hotel can bask in the Mediterranean sun, enjoy a wide choice of great food, surrender to holistic spa treatments and have a personal butler responding to your every whim. 58 Rooms General Manager: Pambos Michael Tel: +357 26 88 1500 Email: Address: PO Box 62874, Coral Bay, Paphos 8099 www.slh.com/thalassa

BabyGrand Hotel AT H E N S , G R E E C E

In the heart of Athens

Things to enjoy: Champagne bar, restaurant, modern art. Nearby: Acropolis Museum, Acropolis, Theatre of Dionysos and Herod Atticus, Olympian Zeus temple, Odeon of Herod Atticus.

Fabulously funky and fun, BabyGrand Hotel is a refreshingly eccentric mix of cool urban vibe and quirky creativity in central Athens. From graffiti-painted rooms to the BabyGrand hip restaurant and chilled out Moët & Chandon Bar, it is youthful and vibrant.

76 Rooms General Manager: Vassilis Vassilopoulos Tel: +30 210 325 0900 Email: Address: 65, Athinas & Lycourgou Street, 10551 Athens www.slh.com/babygrandhotel

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Theoxenia Palace & House Suites

Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites

AT H E N S , G R E E C E

CRETE, GREECE

Within the stylish suburb of Kifissia in Athens Luxurious living in the chic, exclusive suburb of Athens, Theoxenia Palace & House Suites comprises two separate boutique hotels within close proximity of one another in the upscale area of Kifissia in Athens. Together, they incorporate two renowned restaurants, beautiful gardens, fully-equipped gym and an outdoor swimming pool with a poolside restaurant during the summer months.

Things to enjoy: Outdoor swimming pool, fitness centre, sauna, massage. Nearby: Kifissia shopping centre, tennis, Olympic stadium, Acropolis, archaeological museum, Herodion theatre.

Luxury boutique villa-hotel overlooking the Mediterranean Sea Nothing compares to the unique combination of privacy and seclusion experienced in your own pool villa or Suite, with stunning panoramas over the Mediterranean Sea and the exceptional tailormade service offered by the award-winning, family-owned and run Elounda Gulf Villas and Suites.

83 Rooms General Manager: Gerassimos Danalis Tel: +30 210 623 3622 Email: Address: 2 Filadelfeos Street, Kifissia, 14562 Athens

28 Rooms Owner & General Manager: Anna Kadianakis Tel: +30 28410 90300 Email: Address: Elounda 72053 Crete

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Minos Beach Art Hotel

St. Nicolas Bay Resort Hotel & Villas

CRETE, GREECE

CRETE, GREECE

Situated on the water’s edge Cool Cretan paradise with suites and bungalows on the water’s edge, Minos Beach Art Hotel is a rare retreat, packed with stunning garden sculptures and indoor painting exhibits. So close to the sea, the views from the balconies and terraces are truly breathtaking. Other treats include four diverse restaurants, an Ananea Wellness spa with Ayurvedic treatments and countless water sports.

Things to enjoy: Swimming pool, beach, sauna, gym, PADI scuba diving, tennis, massage. Nearby: Knossos Palace, Spinalonga Island, Kritsa, Lassithi Plateau, Byzantine Monasteries, archaeological sites, marina.

A waterfront luxury hotel set upon Mirabello Bay Intriguing modern sculptures interplay with dazzling sea views at St. Nicolas Bay Resort Hotel & Villas, a Cretan haven of peace overlooking Mirabello Bay. Set in citrus-filled gardens with an irresistible infinity pool, this relaxed getaway has five restaurants, two pools, a stunning spa, a sunset bar, the prettiest chapel and a private yacht.

118 Rooms General Manager: Stelios Tamboukos Tel: +30 28410 22345 Email: Address: Aghios Nikolaos, 72100 Crete

113 Rooms General Manager: Costas Sp. Zarbalas Tel: +30 28410 25041 Email: Address: PO Box 47, Thessi Nissi, Aghios Nikolaos, 72100 Crete

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Things to enjoy: Spa treatments, candlelit dinner at your pool terrace, sunset cruises, excursions. Nearby: Water sports, tennis, diving, golf, Spinalonga Island, archaeological museum, Minoan Palace of Knossos.

Things to enjoy: Spa, private beach, gym, water sports, scuba diving, children’s club. Nearby: Knossos Palace, marina, Spinalonga Island, Elounda Village, Kritsa, Byzantine monastery.

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Eagles Palace Hotel & Spa

Liostasi Ios Hotel & Spa

HALKIDIKI, GREECE

IOS, GREECE

In Mount Athos peninsula of Halkidiki A private sandy beach, lush Mediterranean gardens of olive, palm and pine trees and spectacular views of the bay and Ammouliani island. Eagles Palace Hotel & Spa is set on an unspoilt peninsula, close to the monastic holy community of Mount Athos. Offering an extensive selection of restaurants and bars, a beach water sports centre and scuba diving, a relaxing spa by Elemis and a selection of boats to explore the legendary beauty of the area.

Things to enjoy: Boat hire, wine tastings, water sports, diving, spa, gourmet cuisine, live music. Nearby: Mount Athos, prehistoric caves of Petralona, Byzantine tower of Ouranoupolis, Amouliani island.

Perched on a hill with breathtaking views of the Aegean and islands Bathed in sunlight and set against a backdrop of a glistening azure sea, Liostasi Ios Hotel & Spa is a charming spa hotel set on the beautiful Cycladic island of Ios. Stylish rooms, personalised spa treatments, a dreamy infinity pool and a fantastic restaurant overlooking the sea, combine to make this the most idyllic Greek island retreat.

Things to enjoy: Large infinity pool, spa, gym (personal trainer on request), The Grandma’s Restaurant and Cocktail Bar. Nearby: Water sport and diving centres, archeological areas, museum of Cycladic history.

54 Rooms Managing Manager: Constantinos Tornivoukas Tel: +30 23770 31101-4 Email: Address: Ouranoupolis, 63075 Halkidiki

22 Rooms General Manager: Anastasia Pappa Tel: +30 22860 92140 Email: Address: Ios, Cyclades, 84001

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Hotel Belvedere

Bill & Coo Suites and Lounge

MYKONOS, GREECE

MYKONOS, GREECE

Within the town of Mykonos A serene and sophisticated escape overlooking Mykonos town and the Aegean Sea, Hotel Belvedere is supremely elegant. Modelled on a small traditional Cycladic village, seven small white buildings surround a central pool, while two fantastic restaurants, a cocktail bar, a gym and a spa make for a truly indulgent stay.

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Things to enjoy: Gym, jacuzzi, steam room, spa, wine cellar, elegant boutique. Nearby: Delos and Tinos Islands, archaeological and nautical museums, Mykonos nightlife, shopping.

An exlusive hideaway just 10 minutes from Mykonos town A stylish and romantic sanctuary, Bill & Coo Suites and Lounge is the epitome of cutting-edge elegance overlooking the glistening Aegean Sea. Expect superb service, all-suite accommodation, a gorgeous infinity pool, gourmet dining and a lounge bar with incredible views.

42 Rooms Sales & Marketing Manager: Nikolas Ioannidis Tel: +30 22890 25122 Email: Address: School of Fine Arts District, 84600 Mykonos

24 Rooms Owner: Theodosis Kakoutis Tel: +30 22890 26292 Email: Address: Megali Ammos, 84600 Mykonos

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Things to enjoy: Infinity pool, lounge bar, gourmet dining, stunning sea views. Nearby: Sailing, diving, water sports, tavernas, Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, Delos Island.

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Mykonos Grand Hotel & Resort MYKONOS, GREECE

A beach-front resort, opposite the Apollo birth Island, Delos A heavenly spa opposite Apollo’s birthplace, Mykonos Grand Hotel & Resort is located across the Aegean from the sacred isle of Delos, reputedly the sunniest place on earth. The sleek interior, large pool, delightful cuisine and an intimate spa combine to make the perfect Mediterranean island retreat. 107 Rooms General Manager: Panayiotis Dactilidis Tel: +30 22890 25555 Email: Address: Ayios Yiannis, 84600 Mykonos

Things to enjoy: Spa, tennis, gym, DVD library, squash, yacht hire, ATVs with picnic baskets, yoga. Nearby: Water sports, Delos Island, archaeological sites, museums, AnoMera Village, Paradise Beach, nightlife.

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Petasos Beach Resort & Spa MYKONOS, GREECE

On a private peninsula overlooking the Aegean Sea Luxury seems ever-present at Petasos Beach Resort & Spa. Surrounded by the Aegean and overlooking the Bay of Psarou, the resort offers sun-kissed tranquillity and world-class pampering; an enchanting experience.

93 Rooms General Manager: Yiannis Daktilidis Tel: +30 22890 23437 Email: Address: Platis Yialos, 84600 Mykonos

Things to enjoy: Gym, jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, spa facilities, thalassotherapy pool. Nearby: Water sports, diving, beach hopping, Delos Island, Nammos restaurant, Little Venice, museums.

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Pietra e Mare Mykonos MYKONOS, GREECE

Set on a sandy beach on the beautiful Greek island of Mykonos Facing stunning Kalo Livadi beach, Pietra e Mare Mykonos is a peaceful couples-only hotel with just 30 rooms and suites, all of which overlook the Aegean Sea. An inviting pool, fine dining and tantalisingly pretty accommodation encourages total relaxation.

Things to enjoy: Superb sea views, outdoor pool, restaurant, bar, expansive beach. Nearby: Beach taverna, Ano Mera, Mykonos town, water sports.

30 Rooms General Manager: Vassiliki Constantinou Tel: +30 22890 71152 Email: Address: Kalo Livadi Beach, Mykonos 84700 www.slh.com/pietraemare

Porto Mykonos MYKONOS, GREECE

Located close to Mykonos town At Porto Mykonos expect peace and quiet in cooling, minimalist rooms with wonderful sea views, a fantastic pool and à la carte dining, yet just minutes from the Matoyiannia, the bustling thoroughfare of Mykonos.

59 Rooms Managing Director: Vagelis Adamantides Tel: +30 22890 22454 Email: Address: Old Port Mykonos, 84600 Mykonos

Things to enjoy: Outdoor swimming pool, small gym, massage. Nearby: Beaches, water sports, diving, tavernas, archaeological museum, Delos Island, monastery.

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Yria Resort

Petra Hotel & Suites

PAROS, GREECE

P AT M O S I S L A N D , G R E E C E

Set upon an Aegean Sea bay Mesmerising and enchanting, Yria Resort is a mini Cycladic village, set in lush gardens overlooking the Aegean on the stunning island of Paros. It has a visually striking blend of whitewashed and natural stone walls, pretty arches, an idyllic pool, exclusive spa therapies, great food, a romantic piano bar and legendary sunsets.

Things to enjoy: Outdoor swimming pool, tennis lessons, gym, snorkelling, wine tasting, spa therapies. Nearby: Horse riding, water sports, marble quarries, Antiparoscave, Butterfly Valley, Parikia Castle, monasteries.

Luxurious and intimate hotel on Patmos island The Petra Hotel has emerged as a luxurious and intimate hotel on Patmos island, enchanting guests who expect the highest standards of hospitality and personalised service from an authentic Greek islands boutique hotel.

64 Rooms General Manager: Anna Poulaki Tel: +30 22840 24154 Email: Address: Parasporos Beach, Paros Island, 84400

12 Rooms General Manager: Christos Stergiou Tel: +30 22470 34020 Email: Address: Grikos, Patmos 85500 Dodecanese Islands

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Nafplia Palace Hotel & Villas

Lindos Blu Luxury Hotel & Suites

PELOPONNESE, GREECE

Things to enjoy: Outdoor swimming pool, bar, lounge, private dining, complimentary wifi. Nearby: Monastery of Saint John, Cave of the Apocalypse.

RHODES, GREECE

The only hotel in Greece set within an archeological site. In an awe-inspiring and romantic setting, Nafplia Palace is situated within the 3rd century BC Acropolis of Akronafplia with delightful views across the bay. Only five minutes’ walk to the picturesque city of Nafplion, Greece’s first capital city, the legendary hotel is a sophisticated modern sanctuary, well-known for the Amimoni restaurant with its breathtaking views over the sea.

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Things to enjoy: Swimming pools, private pools, helipad, wine tasting, beauty treatments, summer festivals. Nearby: Palamidi and Bourzi castles, Theatre of Epidaurus, Palace of Mycenae, Ancient Olympia.

A short walk from Lindos, Rhodes’ prettiest coastal village Sculpted into the rocky hillside overlooking Vlicha Bay, Lindos Blu is designed to make the utmost of its stunning location. Curving around the cliff, all the rooms and suites in this intimate couples-only boutique hotel have floor-to-ceiling windows, bathing the rooms in sunlight and providing wonderful views of the Aegean Sea. Gourmet cuisine, three pools, a superb spa and health club add to the magic of this delightful spot.

84 Rooms General Manager: Nikos Tzimas Tel: +30 27520 70800 Email: Address: Akronafplia, 21100 Nafplion, Peloponnese

70 Rooms General Manager: Thanasis Tougounzoglou Tel: +30 2244 32110 Email: Address: Rhodes, Lindos Avenue, Lindos, 85107 Rhodes

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Things to enjoy: Beach, indoor/outdoor pools, gourmet restaurant, à la carte restaurant, lounge bar, pool bar, tennis court, spa. Nearby: Lindos Acropolis, churches, boat trips, beaches, water sports, golf, restaurants.

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Melenos Lindos Hotel

Rodos Park Suites & Spa Hotel

RHODES, GREECE

RHODES, GREECE

A stylish hotel in an ancient Greek village Melenos Lindos sits in perfect harmony with the local village on a fortified outcrop of Rhodes. In a stunning position beneath the ancient Acropolis of Lindos, this stylish boutique hotel combines authenticity with beautiful Aegean views and excellent dining.

Things to enjoy: Seawater fishing, water sports, snorkelling. Nearby: Lindos Acropolis, The Castle of Monolithos, Old Town, Kamiros archaeological site.

Among green parks, a few minutes from the medieval town and city centre Looking across the soft green swathes and the medieval city, Rodos Park Suites & Spa is one of the most desirable places to stay. Synonymous with providing the right blend of luxury, warm service and quiet efficiency, this city retreat boutique hotel welcomes you into a place where everything is designed to combine business and leisure.

12 Rooms Owner: Michalis Melenos Tel: +30 22440 32222 Email: Address: Lindos, 85107 Rhodes

59 Rooms Managing Director: Aris Soulounias Tel: +30 22410 89700 Email: Address: 12, Riga Fereou Str, 85100 Rhodes

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Canaves Oia Hotel

Carpe Diem

SANTORINI, GREECE

SANTORINI, GREECE

With panoramic views of the caldera Dramatically clinging to the cliff face, perched high over Santorini’s caldera, this hotel has been transformed from 17th century cave houses into two sections: Canaves Oia and Canaves Oia Suites, divided by the pretty cathedral of Oia. Each section has its own pool, pool bar, sun deck and reception and the Suites area has its own lift. The same impeccable service can, of course, be found at both.

Things to enjoy: Suites with private jacuzzi or pool, massage treatments, wine tasting. Nearby: Private use of the hotel’s speedboat, volcano, hot springs, Thirasia island, churches.

A hillside retreat in the highest village on Santorini A dream of a place with that special personal touch, Carpe Diem is set in the ancient, unspoilt village of Pyrgos, perched on the slopes of Pyrgos Hill, in the centre of Santorini Island. An all-suite, boutique hotel, it has a stunning pool with a sundeck and pool bar.

33 Rooms General Manager: Ioannis Spiropoulos Tel: +30 22860 71453 Email: Address: Oia, 84702 Santorini

10 Rooms General Manager: Aris Vrakas Tel: +30 22860 34090 Email: Address: Pyrgos, 84701 Santorini

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Things to enjoy: Spa, gym, bio sauna, jaccuzi, emotional showers, hair salon. Nearby: Medieval city, Castle of the Knights, museums, golf, casino, Rhodes Acropolis, Butterfly Valley.

Things to enjoy: Pool, sundeck with spectacular views, bar, spa. Nearby: Churches, historic ruins, tavernas, volcanic islands, wineries, Kamari and Perissa beaches.

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Chromata SANTORINI, GREECE

Set on the caldera overlooking the volcano

Things to enjoy: Great views, restaurant, swimming pool. Nearby: Santorinian vineyard, tour of volcano and hot springs, Ancient Thira, black beach at Perivolos.

Edgy chic in Santorini, Chromata is a delight. Carved into the cliff-side, overlooking the caldera and its volcano, this hotel is full of surprises. From cave-like rooms with verandas overlooking the sea to gourmet dining and a truly dramatic infinity-edged pool, it is hard to resist.

22 Rooms Hotel Manager: Roula Korbou Tel: +30 22860 23227 Email: Address: Imerovigli, 84700 Santorini www.slh.com/chromata

Cosmopolitan Suites SANTORINI, GREECE

In the heart of Fira – the island’s capital

Things to enjoy: Massage, beauty treatments. Nearby: Museums, Ancient Thira, Fira town, volcanic islands.

Perched on a cliff edge with spectacular sea views, Cosmopolitan Suites sits above Santorini’s renowned volcano in Fira. This romantic retreat is a superb base for exploring and offers great food, a fantastic infinity pool and invigorating massage services.

10 Rooms Hotel Manager: Vasso Argyropoulou Tel: +30 22860 25632 Email: Address: Fira, 84700 Santorini www.slh.com/cosmopolitan

Notos Therme & Spa SANTORINI, GREECE

Vlihada – on the southern shore of Santorini

Things to enjoy: Spa treatments, excursion arrangements. Nearby: Vlichada Beach, Pyrgos Village, Ancient Thira.

A heavenly spa in a breathtaking setting, Notos Therme & Spa grips the volcanic soil of Santorini where spring water is naturally purified and used as a base for innovative spa treatments. The unique spa contrasts with the bright nautical theme in the rooms above, all with verandas providing stunning sea views.

30 Rooms Hotel Manager: Aggeliki Bolohan Tel: +30 22860 81115 Email: Address: Vlihada 84703, Santorini www.slh.com/notospa

On the Rocks SANTORINI, GREECE

Relaxation on the Greek island of Santorini

Things to enjoy: Swimming pool, spa, massage treatments. Nearby: Imerovigli village, volcanic islands, archaeological sites, capital Fira.

On The Rocks peers over the rim of the world’s only inhabited volcano crater. High above the caldera basin with magnificent Aegean Sea views and legendary sunsets, this intimate Greekisland getaway has a delightful pool, cocktail bar and an intimate spa.

17 Rooms Managing Director: Adonis Floudas Tel: +30 22860 23889 Email: Address: Imerovigli, 84700 Santorini www.slh.com/ontherocks

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San Antonio SANTORINI, GREECE

A breathtakingly romantic hideaway at the edge of the village of Imerovigli Carved into the dramatic black lava rocks of Santorini’s volcanic rim, overlooking the caldera, San Antonio’s 26 inspiring suites are cosy cave cocoons with uninterrupted views of the bright blue Aegean Sea.

26 Rooms General Manager: Antonis Floudas Tel: +30 22860 24388 Email: Address: Imerovigli, 84700 Santorini

Things to enjoy: Gastronomic cuisine, cave suites, infinity pool, spa and beauty treatments. Nearby: Fira, Oia, boutiques, churches, museums, tavernas, archaeological sites, volcano, Cycladic villages.

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Santorini Kastelli Resort SANTORINI, GREECE

Near the remains of the ancient city of Thira Santorini Kastelli Resort is a striking whitewashed Cycladic mansion that stands out against the brilliant blue sky. Chic stylish rooms, a poolside restaurant, tennis court and a fabulous spa lie just yards from the glistening black sands of Kamari beach.

59 Rooms General Manager: Nitsa Georgiadou Tel: +30 22860 31530 Email: Address: Kamari, 84700 Santorini

Things to enjoy: Two swimming pools, spa, gym, tennis. Nearby: Horse riding, water sports, ancient Thira, volcano islands, Oia’s sunset, Fira Museum.

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Sun Rocks SANTORINI, GREECE

An enchanting getaway, exclusively for couples, in the tranquil village of Firostefani Dramatic, dreamy and seductive, Sun Rocks is an idyllic hideaway carved out of the cliffs of the Caldera with endless views of the azure Aegean Sea and the volcanic islands. Unrivalled personal service, a delightful cliff-side pool and gourmet dining set the tone for this uniquely romantic hotel in the most magical setting.

17 Rooms General Manager: Lefteris Antoniadis Tel: +30 22860 23241 Email: Address: Firostefani, 84700 Santorini

Things to enjoy: Poolside bar and dining, massages, wine tasting, spa and gym available offsite. Nearby: Fira, churches, Cycladic architecture, Thira, tavernas, Akrotiri, wineries, volcanic islands.

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Aegean Suites Hotel S K I AT H O S , G R E E C E

On a hill overlooking the Aegean Sea Superb sea views, modern art and tranquillity unite at Aegean Suites Hotel, an intimate, all-suite hotel, set on a hillside dotted with olive trees, overlooking the Aegean Sea. Setting a precedent on the Greek Island of Skiathos, with spectacular food, a beauty salon, a gym, a jacuzzi, an outdoor pool with a bar and a fascinating collection of modern art. 20 Rooms Owner: Vicky Lazaridou-Santikos Tel: +30 2 427 0 24066-9 Email: Address: Ftelia, 37002 Skiathos Island

Things to enjoy: Gym, jacuzzi, swimming pool, beauty centre, hairdresser. Nearby: Diving, water sports, Alonisso’s Marine Park, Athens, Meteora, Pelion Mountain, Skopelos Island.

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Skiathos Princess Hotel

The Excelsior Hotel

S K I AT H O S I S L A N D , G R E E C E

THESSALONIKI, GREECE

Set within charming landscaped gardens on the beach Escape to a sophisticated Greek island retreat at Skiathos Princess Hotel, a collection of pristine white rooms and suites set among lush gardens on the sandy Agia Paraskevi beach with a variety of dining choices, a spa and excellent facilities for fun and relaxation.

Things to enjoy: Gym, pool, jacuzzi, beach, miniclub and crèche, water sports, tailored excursions, boat rental. Nearby: Sunset cruises, diving, daily excursions to Meteora, the Marine Park and deserted islands.

An elegant Art Deco building with a chic modern interior Within the cultural heart of Thessaloniki with its vibrant cafés and the sea front all within walking distance, The Excelsior Hotel is a haven of peace and calm with a gourmet restaurant and bistro, a fabulous roof garden, a cocktail bar and a range of spa treatments by Elemis.

132 Rooms General Manager: Ioannis Iltsidis Tel: +30 24270 49731-9 Email: Address: Agia Paraskevi, 37002 Skiathos Island

34 Rooms General Manager: Lena Tornivouka Tel: +30 2310 021 020 Email: Address: 23 Mitropoleos Street, Thessaloniki GR-54624

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Hotel Nikopolis Thessaloniki

The Marmara Bodrum

THESSALONIKI, GREECE

BODRUM, TURKEY

21st century style in the new business district of Thessaloniki A superb blend of modern architecture and minimalist design, Hotel Nikopolis Thessaloniki is a chic, city resort hotel set in delightful landscaped gardens with an extensive spa, unique restaurant, floodlit tennis courts and the largest swimming pool in Thessaloniki.

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Things to enjoy: Spa, indoor/outdoor swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi, gym, tennis. Nearby: Greek and Byzantine architecture, designer boutiques, beaches, archaeological sites.

A majestic hilltop location The Marmara Bodrum is undoubtedly striking to look at with tall pillars, rough stone and delightful architectural features. The views from its hilltop location across Bodrum and the bay are breathtaking. Inside, an eclectic collection of works of art, a great spa and a gourmet restaurant make this one of Bodrum’s best hotels.

99 Rooms Manager Director: Christos Kaliakatsos Tel: +30 2310 401000 Email: Address: 16-18 Asklipiou str, PO Box 60019, PC 57001, Thessaloniki

95 Rooms General Manager: Nilüfer Çelik Tel: +90 252 313 81 30 Email: Address: Yokusbasi Mahallesi, Suluhasan Cad, Bodrum No: 18, 48400

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Things to enjoy: Gourmet restaurant, bistro, bar, roof garden, spa treatments by Elemis. Nearby: Aristotelous Square, archaeological museum, Macedonian Centre of Contemporary Art, beaches.

Things to enjoy: Spa, The Marmara Beach, Turkish bath, tennis, squash, swimming pools. Nearby: Diving, St. Peter's Castle, Mausoleum, Temple of Apollo, Underwater Archaeological Museum, Bar Street.

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Hôtel Les Ottomans I S TA N B U L , T U R K E Y

A luxurious historical mansion on the Bosphorus River An oriental dream on the banks of the Bosphorus, Hôtel Les Ottomans is a former 18th century Pasha’s mansion meticulously and extravagantly restored to create a lavish tribute to Istanbul’s Baroque revival. Theatrical and stunning, it has just 10 magnificently decorated suites, two fantastic restaurants, a worldclass vinotherapie spa, two private boats and a nightclub, Club 29. 10 Rooms Owner: Ahu Aysal Kerimoglu Tel: +90 212 359 15 00 Email: Address: Muallim Naci Cad. No. 68, 34345 Kurucesme, Istanbul

Things to enjoy: Spa, hammam, Finnish sauna, jacuzzi, gym, pilates, cinema, wine cellar. Nearby: Old town, Topkapi Palace, Dolmabahce Palace, Grand Bazaar, Taksim Square, Hagia Sophia.

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Tomtom Suites I S TA N B U L , T U R K E Y

An elegant oasis in the heart of Istanbul’s diplomatic district

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Tomtom Suites is a beautifully renovated 19th century former convent, now a stylish, all-suite boutique hotel that is quietly tucked away in a side street in the cosmopolitan area of Beyoglu. Close to some of Istabul’s best nightlife, entertainment, culture and shopping, the hotel provides 20 extremely spacious suites, a panoramic rooftop terrace and bar, an inviting bistro and a library.

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20 Rooms General Manager: Pascal Celal Billoux Tel: +90 212 292 4949 Email: Address: Bogazkesen Caddesi. Tomtom Kaptan Sokak No.18 Beyoglu, 34433 Istanbul

Things to enjoy: Wine and food tasting, private guided tours, limousine, vintage car rental, complimentary iPads. Nearby: Taksim Square, Topkapi Palace, Haghia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar, Museums.

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…visiting the magnificent Blue Mosque in Istanbul with its interior enveloped in 20,000 blue Iznik ceramic tiles and flooded with light from the 250 windows it holds.

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View from Ca’Sagredo Hotel

NORTHERN ITALY SUGGESTED ITINERARY Days 1 and 2 Italy always lifts the soul and a flight into Milan and

regional specialties with cooking lessons for the taking. There’s a great antiques market nearby

a drive out to the magnificent Hotel Ristorante Villa

and Queen Cornaro’s 15th century castle to

Crespi is sure to get you in the Dolce Vita spirit.

explore.

Arabian Nights meets the Italian lakes here. Indulge

Days 7 and 8

in the ‘Italian journey’ at the two-Michelin-starred

Days 1 and 2 Fly into Milan and drive to Hotel Ristorante Villa Crespi Days 3 and 4 Continue the stunning drive to Lake Garda staying at Lefay Resort & Spa Lago di Garda Days 5 and 6 Drive further east to Albergo Al Sole Days 7 and 8 End your tour in Venice at Ca’Sagredo Hotel, before flying from Marco Polo International Airport

restaurant with seasonal menus before retiring to

What better way to end your Italian tour than

your lavish four-poster suite. The next day, choose

Venice? Check into the spell-binding Ca’Sagredo

between a trip to Orta San Giulio Island, golf,

Hotel, a 15th century palazzo overlooking the

fishing, tennis, riding or a spa treatment.

Grand Canal. Marble staircases by Tirali, frescoes

Market to St Mark’s Square. If you haven’t been, take

by Pietro Longhi and an ornate 18th century

a boat trip to the magical islands of Murano and

music room set the tone. You’re just a stroll away

Burano to pick up one-off glasswork and lace

from all that Venice has to offer from the Rialto

souvenirs.

Days 3 and 4 Continue your Italian lakes tour with a couple of nights at Lefay Resort & Spa Lago di Garda. Modern sustainable design meets Italian panache overlooking Lake Garda. Spend your time sailing, windsurfing, playing golf or mountain biking. Visit the wonderful open-air markets nearby and exclusive boutiques before returning for a spa treatment and a candlelit dinner in the restaurant’s scented lemon grove. Days 5 and 6 It’s time to leave the lakes for the drive to the city of Asolo, considered the pearl of Treviso Province. With its magical atmosphere, Albergo Al Sole encapsulates all that is special about this region. Perched on a hilltop, stylish bedrooms have Vietri ceramics and the alfresco restaurant offers contemporary and traditional cuisine featuring

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Hotel Ristorante Villa Crespi

Italian Lakes to the Sea

 Milan

Lefay Resort and Spa Lago di Garda

• Albergo Al Sole

 Turin

• Bologna  Pisa

Ca’Sagredo Venice 

Florence

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Lefay Resort and Spa Lago di Garda

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Mont Blanc Hotel Village

Albergo San Montano

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At the foot of Mont Blanc, Western Alps Nestled at the foot of Mont Blanc, surrounded by the most awe-inspiring mountain peaks, Mont Blanc Hotel Village is a cluster of pretty wood and stone chalets, reminiscent of a tiny alpine settlement. With a gourmet restaurant, a spa with indoor and outdoor pools and rooms with terraces or balconies, it is ideally placed for some of the best skiing in Europe.

Things to enjoy: Spa, jacuzzi, indoor/outdoor pool, saunas, Turkish & Roman bath, tennis, mountain biking. Nearby: Golf, horse riding, fishing, rafting, paragliding, skiing, climbing, trekking, Mont Blanc.

On the green island of the Bay of Naples One of Italy’s best-kept secrets on the beautiful island of Ischia, Albergo San Montano has the most stunning views of Naples, Mount Vesuvius and the Sorrento Peninsula. It is a truly enchanting hideaway with access to the best beach on Ischia, two inviting pools, a great restaurant and exclusive spa treatments, which use water from the island’s thermal springs.

Things to enjoy: Thermal water and seawater swimming pools, spa, gym, hairdresser. Nearby: Diving, water sports, Aragonese Castle, Capri, Pompeii, Positano, Amalfi, Sorrento coast.

40 Rooms Owners: Paolo Jaccod and Emilio Gandelli Tel: +39 0165 864111 Email: Address: Località La Croisette 36, 11015 La Salle, Aosta, Aosta Valley

71 Rooms Manager: Ciro Farace Tel: +39 081 994033 Email: Address: Lacco Ameno, 80076 Ischia, Naples, Campania

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Aquapetra Resort & Spa

Casa Angelina Lifestyle

C A M P A N I A , I TA LY

A M A L F I C O A S T, I T A L Y

A beautifully restored village close to Telese In an ancient stone hamlet in Campania that has been brought back to life, you will find Aquapetra, an elegantly restored borgo set in the Telesina Valley near the spa town of Telese. With a pretty bell tower, a spa and a gourmet restaurant, it combines the beauty and history of the area for the perfect relaxing getaway.

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Things to enjoy: Spa, yoga, swimming pool, gym, walking tours, wine and local produce tasting. Nearby: Reggia di Caserta, Sannio, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Pompeii, Herculaneum.

Stylish minimalism on Italy’s Amalfi Coast Perched on a cliff edge overlooking the clear blue Mediterranean, Casa Angelina Lifestyle provides the most stunning sea views. The hotel’s gleaming white décor is interspersed with whimsical pieces of colourful art, while fabulous Italian cuisine, an outdoor pool, holistic spa and a private boat for touring, create the perfect setting in which to unwind.

25 Rooms General Manager: Myra Petri Tel: +39 0824 941878 Email: Address: Strada Statale Telesina 1, 82037 Telese Terme, Benevento, Campania

43 Rooms Managing Director: Domenico De Simone Tel: +39 089 8131333 Email: Address: Via G. Capriglione 147, Praiano, Amalfi Coast Salerno 84010

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Things to enjoy: Superb sea views, restaurant, bar, spa, fitness centre, pool, beach, private boat, inroom dining. Nearby: Praiano’s harbour, Positano, Amalfi, Ravello, Capri, Sorrento, churches, museums, monastery.

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Furore Inn Resort & Spa

Grand Hotel Cocumella

A M A L F I C O A S T, I T A L Y

A M A L F I C O A S T, I T A L Y

The Amalfi Coast’s best-kept secret in the tiny village of Furore Clinging to the steep terraces of the Crevano hillside, surrounded by olive groves and vineyards, Furore Inn Resort is a sophisticated hideaway overlooking the Mediterranean and the dramatic Furore ‘Fjord’. With two gourmet restaurants, three stunning pools and a tantalising spa, this is a haven of total relaxation.

Things to enjoy: Spa, cooking classes with the chef, wine tasting, gourmet stays with food and wine experiences. Nearby: Ravello, Amalfi, Positano, Capri, Pompeii, Paestum, Herculaneum, Caserta.

Near to Sorrento town centre, on the Amalfi coast A 16th century former monastery, Grand Hotel Cocumella sits on the coast overlooking the Bay of Naples. This is a tranquil retreat with beautiful flower gardens ending at the cliff’s edge. It also has two restaurants, the Mediterranean ‘Scintilla’ and ‘Coku’, a robata grill and cocktail bar located on the terrace. Enjoy relaxing by the hotel’s impressive pool or charter a boat around the bay.

22 Rooms General Manager: Alfonso Imperato Tel: +39 089 8304711 Email: Address: Piazza Sant’Elia, Via dell’Amore, 84010 Furore, Salerno, Campania

50 Rooms Managing Director: Lionello del Papa Tel: +39 081 8782933 Email: Address: Via Cocumella 7, 80065 Sorrento, Naples, Campania

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Grand Hotel Parker’s

J.K. Place Capri

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Overlooking the bay of Naples The ‘grande dame’ of Naples, so stylish and grown up, Grand Hotel Parker’s has played host to the great and the good since 1870. Situated in the city’s most fashionable shopping district, it has glorious views over the bay to Capri, one of the best restaurants in the city, a spa and a popular champagne bar.

Things to enjoy: Spa, sauna, steam room, gym, private motorboat, diving, vineyard tours. Nearby: Opera House, Archaeological National Museum, Amalfi Coast, Capri, Pompeii, Herculaneum.

On the glamorous island of Capri, directly over the blue waters and beach A dazzling white villa on the cliffs above Marina Grande, ultra-chic J.K. Place Capri is set in manicured gardens with astounding views over the Bay of Naples. The sleek interior, large infinity-edge pool, delightful cuisine and an intimate spa combine to make the perfect Mediterranean island retreat.

82 Rooms Director Sales & Marketing: Marianna Sarno Tel: +39 081 7612474 Email: Address: Corso Vittorio Emanuele 135, 80121 Naples, Campania

22 Rooms General Manager: Samuel Porreca Tel: +39 081 8384001 Email: Address: Via Provinciale Marina Grande 225, 80073 Capri, Naples, Campania

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Things to enjoy: Tennis, gym, gardens, sauna, spa, private boat trips. Nearby: Pompeii, Herculaneum, Capri, Amalfi Coast, Positano.

Things to enjoy: Spa area, yoga, pilates, outdoor massages, boat excursions and rentals. Nearby: Beach, fishing, snorkelling, Blue Grotto, Positano, Sorrento, Pompeii, Amalfi, Ravello, Ischia, Naples.

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I Portici Hotel Bologna

Eight Hotel Portofino

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Contemporary chic in the historic city of Bologna Effortless 21st century elegance in a breathtaking palazzo at the heart of Bologna, I Portici Hotel Bologna is a mesmerising fusion of a grand historic mansion with ultra-sleek modern design. The rooms are stunning, especially the galleried restaurant and the conference room with frescoed ceilings.

Things to enjoy: Dinner shows at Eden Theatre Restaurant, conference rooms. Nearby: Piazza Maggiore, Towers of Bologna, Piazza del Nettuno, St Peter’s Cathedral, museums.

Walking distance from the famous Piazzetta of Portofino A Ligurian town house quietly situated minutes from Portofino’s renowned piazzetta, Eight Hotel Portofino is the perfect bolthole from which to discover the many pleasures of the Italian Riviera with stylish, modern interiors, a shady garden and a private beach.

86 Rooms General Manager: Riccardo Bacchi Reggiani Tel: +39 051 42185 Email: Address: Via Indipendenza 69, 40121 Bologna, EmiliaRomagna

18 Rooms General Manager: Giovanni Caprino Tel: +39 0185 26991 Email: Address: Via del Fondaco 11, 16034 Portofino, Genoa, Liguria

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Hotel Art by Piazza di Spagna

Empire Palace Hotel

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In the heart of the city, at The Spanish Steps Hip, modern design in a former college building in the heart of Rome, Hotel Art by Piazza di Spagna pays homage to contemporary art with four floors of visual surprises, a spectacular lobby, an exquisite restaurant and an atmospheric courtyard bar.

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Things to enjoy: Gym, sauna, Turkish bath, Swedish shower. Nearby: St. Peter’s Basilica, The Spanish Steps, Via Condotti, Roman Forum, Colosseum, Trevi Fountain.

Situated in the city centre, close to Via Veneto The former grand home of Venetian nobility, Empire Palace Hotel is tucked away in a quiet street, moments from the Borghese Gardens and Via Veneto. Inside the striking neo-gothic building, there is an unexpected, yet refreshing modern twist, together with great dining, a stylish piano bar and a modern art collection.

46 Rooms Owner: Luciano Palenca Tel: +39 06 328711 Email: Address: Via Margutta 56, 00187 Rome, Lazio

110 Rooms General Manager: Pietro Centineo Tel: +39 06 421281 Email: Address: Via Aureliana 39, 00187 Rome, Lazio

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Things to enjoy: Shuttle service to/from the private beach of Paraggi Bay. Nearby: Water sports, diving, Cinque Terre (Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, Riomaggiore), Camogli, San Fruttuoso Bay.

Things to enjoy: Gym. Nearby: Via Veneto, Borghese Gardens, The Spanish Steps, Colosseum, St. Peter’s Basilica.

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The Inn at the Roman Forum R O M E , I TA LY

City centre location, surrounded by history, archaeology and shopping The only hotel in Rome to have its own ancient Roman ruins, The Inn at the Roman Forum has a fascinating Cryptoporticus, a 2,000-year-old stone gallery with engravings in the cellars. In a quiet position, just yards from the Roman Forum, it has a private walled garden and a rooftop terrace with spectacular city views. 13 Rooms General Manager: Gaetano Lauro Tel: +39 06 6919 0970 Email: Address: Via degli Ibernesi 30, 00184 Rome, Lazio

Things to enjoy: Rooftop terrace with complimentary snacks, lounge bar. Nearby: Roman ruins, the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Colosseum, Vatican City, St. Peter’s Basilica.

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The Inn at the Spanish Steps R O M E , I TA LY

Located at The Spanish Steps A former stately home and national monument on prestigious Via dei Condotti, The Inn at the Spanish Steps is a relaxing oasis amidst the monuments, boutiques and cafés of Rome’s dazzling centre. It has a relaxing lounge bar and roof terrace with a glasswalled winter café.

Things to enjoy: Lounge bar, roof terrace with winter café. Nearby: Via dei Condotti, Trevi Fountain, Vatican City, Roman Forum, Colosseum, Pantheon.

24 Rooms General Manager: Gaetano Lauro Tel: +39 06 69925657 Email: Address: Via dei Condotti 85, 00187 Rome, Lazio www.slh.com/spanishsteps

Villa Spalletti Trivelli R O M E , I TA LY

A relaxing retreat in the centre of Rome A noble neo-classic villa moments from the Trevi Fountain, Villa Spalletti Trivelli has been owned by the same distinguished family for over 100 years. Its sophisticated and elegant interior, secluded gardens, fully-stocked honesty bar and personal chef make it more like an aristocratic home-from-home than a hotel.

Things to enjoy: Library, private parking, spa, wine tasting. Nearby: Museums, palaces, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, Colosseum, Roman Forum, St. Peter’s Basilica.

12 Rooms General Manager: Maria Merra Tel: +39 06 48907934 Email: Address: Via Piacenza 4, 00184 Rome, Lazio www.slh.com/villaspalletti

Hotel Splendide Royal R O M E , I TA LY

A delightful pied-à-terre in the heart of Rome With magnificent views of the Villa Borghese gardens, Hotel Splendide Royal is a classic 19th century palazzo set on a hilltop between Via Veneto and the Spanish Steps. Intimate and welcoming, the hotel offers discreet personalised service, a Michelin-starred restaurant and a delightful terrace with amazing views.

69 Rooms General Manager: Silvio Catalano Tel: +39 06 421689 Email: Address: Via di Porta Pinciana 14, 00187 Rome, Lazio

Things to enjoy: Michelinstarred restaurant, cocktail bar, spa located nearby, panoramic terraces. Nearby: Villa Galleria Borghese, Piazza di Spagna, Via Veneto, Aurelian Wall, Trevi Fountain, Via del Corso.

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The View at the Spanish Steps

The Gray

R O M E , I TA LY

M I L A N , I TA LY

Overlooking the Spanish Steps A stunning penthouse with spectacular views over Piazza di Spagna and the famous steps, The View at the Spanish Steps has just a handful of fantastic rooms and suites available in any combination – including reserving the entire floor – with balconies, a lounge, bar and a fabulous rooftop terrace.

Things to enjoy: Rooftop terrace, lounge, bar with complimentary snacks. Nearby: Golf, horse racing, the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Via dei Condotti, Vatican City, Roman Forum.

Fantastic central position between the Duomo and La Scala Opera House A gem of a hotel in the heart of Milan, where stunning contemporary design meets sophistication and comfort. The Gray, with just 21 individually decorated rooms, is an intimate property full of style and includes an atmospheric restaurant, a cosy bar and bedrooms, some of which have their own private gym.

Things to enjoy: Gourmet dining, private gym in some rooms, cocktail lounge, valet parking. Nearby: Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Duomo, La Scala Opera House, boutiques, museums, galleries.

6 Rooms General Manager: Gaetano Lauro Tel: +39 06 69925657 Email: Address: Via dei Condotti 85-91, 00187 Rome, Lazio

21 Rooms General Manager: Mary Nikolaeva Tel: +39 02 7208951 Email: Address: Via San Raffaele 6, 20121 Milan, Lombardy

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Lefay Resort & Spa Lago di Garda

Petit Palais Hôtel de Charme

L A K E G A R D A , I TA LY

M I L A N , I TA LY

Overlooking Lake Garda, a more beautiful setting would be hard to find Modern sustainable design meets sheer indulgence at Lefay Resort & Spa Lago di Garda where unadulterated pampering goes hand-inhand with the most stunning lake views. This elegant resort in Gargnano, is nestled within 27 acres of gentle hills and natural terraces, adorned with olive groves and woodland on the Riviera dei Limoni.

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Things to enjoy: Spa, gym, hiking, park, sailing. Nearby: Golf, Lake Garda, Il Vittoriale degli Italiani, Desenzano del Garda, Verona, Venice.

Located in the centre of Milan A palatial, 17th century mansion house in the heart of Milan, Petit Palais Hôtel de Charme is a beautiful suite-only hotel filled with exquisite artefacts and a charming vaulted cellar breakfast room, just 10 minutes’ walk from Piazza Duomo.

90 Rooms CEO: Liliana Bresciani Tel: +39 0365 241800 Email: Address: Via Feltrinelli 118, 25084 Gargnano, Brescia, Lombardy

18 Rooms General Manager: Alberto Reinerio Tel: +39 02 584891 Email: Address: Via Molino delle Armi 1, 20123 Milan, Lombardy

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Things to enjoy: Valet parking on request. Nearby: Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper, Pinacoteca di Brera, Castello Sforzesco, Como Lake.

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Town House 12

Town House 31

M I L A N , I TA LY

M I L A N , I TA LY

Right at the heart of Milan’s buzzing nightlife Contemporary chic in a bustling area of Milan, Town House 12 is youthful and modern with an inviting terrace bar, guest rooms that are havens of warmth and an ideal location for exploring the nearby bars and restaurants.

Things to enjoy: Terrace bar, communal breakfast table, evening ‘Aperitivo’ time. Nearby: Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Duomo, Sforza Castle, San Siro Stadium and Museum, lakes.

Located in a peaceful position near the city centre Town House 31 is a smart, chic retreat in a quiet residential area close to Milan city centre. Behind the elegant period 19th century façade, the interiors are ultra-stylish with an exotic edge. The inviting lobby lounge, covered garden bar and open-plan breakfast room are perfect for socialising.

17 Rooms General Manager: Ornella Borsato Tel: +39 02 89078511 Email: Address: Piazza Gerusalemme 12, 20154 Milan, Lombardy

19 Rooms General Manager: Ornella Borsato Tel: +39 02 70156 Email: Address: Via Goldoni 31, 20129 Milan, Lombardy

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Hotel de la Ville

Grand Hotel Majestic

L O M B A R D Y, I T A L Y

L A K E M A G G I O R E , I TA LY

Facing the Royal Palace and within walking distance from the town centre A grand early 19th century residence within easy walking distance of Monza’s town centre, Hotel de la Ville has been run by a family of hoteliers for generations and its renowned restaurant, The Derby Grill, is reputed to be one of the best in Italy.

Things to enjoy: Sauna, gym, cycling. Nearby: Swimming, golf, tennis, motor racing, Milan, the Lakes, Monza Duomo, F1 racetrack.

Situated directly on Lake Maggiore An impressive ivory Belle Epoque palace, renovated in 2009, Grand Hotel Majestic sits high on a promontory that juts out into Lake Maggiore. Majestic in every sense, it has sweeping views and is surrounded by delightful English gardens with a small secluded beach, a wellness centre, a gastronomic restaurant and a private jetty.

70 Rooms Owners and General Managers: Luigi and Arcangelo Nardi Tel: Tel +39 039 39421 Email: Address: Viale Regina Margherita di Savoia 15, 20052 Monza, Lombardy

99 Rooms General Manager: Mariangela Nieddu Tel: +39 0323 509711 Email: Address: Via Vittorio Veneto 32, 28922 Verbania-Pallanza, Lake Maggiore, Piedmont

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Things to enjoy: Lounge bar, covered garden bar, open-plan breakfast room. Nearby: Tennis, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Via Montenapoleone, Duomo, Brera Gallery, lakes.

Things to enjoy: Water sports, golf, hiking, mountain biking. Nearby: Isola Madre, Isola Bella, Santa Caterina, Villa Taranto botanical gardens, San Giulio on Lake Orta.

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Town House 70 Suite Hotel

Relais Villa d’Amelia

T U R I N , I TA LY

P I E D M O N T, I T A L Y

In the heart of Turin The 19th century façade of Town House 70 Suite Hotel shelters a sophisticated collection of rooms tended by an efficient and attentive staff. A bar and communal breakfast room provide a sociable atmosphere, and the hotel is conveniently located in the centre of Turin.

Things to enjoy: Bar, communal breakfast room, contemporary design. Nearby: Mole Antonelliana, Piazza Castello, Reale and Madama Palaces, Duomo, Egyptian Museum.

In the countryside of Piedmont wine and truffle region A 19th century villa set in the gastronomic Langhe region with astounding views of the Monviso Alps. Relais Villa d’Amelia is set amidst parkland and hazel groves just 10 minutes from Alba, home of the legendary white truffle and Barolo red wine.

Things to enjoy: Winery visits, trekking, bicycle excursions. Nearby: Barolo and Barbaresco vineyards, Piedmontese Baroque, Western Alps, Lake Maggiore.

48 Rooms General Manager: Ornella Borsato Tel: +39 011 19700003 Email: Address: Via XX Settembre 70, 10122 Turin, Piedmont

37 Rooms General Manager: Marco Filippi Tel: +39 0173 529225 Email: Address: Località Manera, 12050 Benevello (Alba), Cuneo, Piedmont

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Hotel Ristorante Villa Crespi

Borgobianco Resort & Spa

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Situated above beautiful Lake Orta The Arabian Nights meets the Italian lakes at Villa Crespi, a stunning Moorish-inspired villa with a dramatic minaret, overlooking Lake Orta. With a two Michelin-starred restaurant, lavishly decorated rooms, a new contemporary lounge bar, a sauna and massage treatments, this is a magical retreat surrounded by delightful gardens.

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Things to enjoy: Wine tasting, cooking experiences. Nearby: Water sports, cycling, walking, mountain and lake excursions, luxury shopping, factory outlets, wineries.

Gleaming white under the Mediterranean sun and bright blue skies of Puglia Set on a hillside surrounded by olive trees with views of the Adriatic in the distance, Borgobianco Resort & Spa is a peaceful country retreat, just minutes from the seaside town, Polignano a Mare, with a lovely spa and traditional gourmet Apulian cuisine.

14 Rooms General Manager: Cinzia Primatesta Tel: +39 0322 911902 Email: Address: Via G Fava 18, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Novara, Piedmont

48 Rooms General Manager: Cesare Ballotta Tel: +39 080 8870111 Email: Address: S.C. Santa Teresa, 70044 Polignano a Mare, Bari, Puglia

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Things to enjoy: Cooking lessons, indoor/outdoor pools, spa, Turkish bath, gym, beach, boat hire. Nearby: Polignano a Mare, water sports, Alberobello trulli, Castellan caves, Ostuni, Castel del Monte.

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Relais Histó San Pietro sul Mar Piccolo P U G L I A , I TA LY

An historic country retreat in Puglia with beautiful sea views Surrounded by acres of olive groves, Relais Histó is a sympathetically restored medieval masseria with views of the Mar Piccolo, close to Taranto. It is the perfect spot to wind down with gourmet dining, a spa, pools, a striking courtyard and a 1st century AD basilica, now used for meetings. 46 Rooms Owner: Serena Colomba Tel: +39 099 4721188 Email: Address: Via Sant’Andrea Circummarpiccolo, 74100 Taranto, Puglia

Things to enjoy: Wine tasting, ceramic classes, cooking courses, indoor/outdoor pools, spa, sauna. Nearby: Taranto old town, trulli, Byzantine art, beaches, castles, watersports.

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Grand Hotel Poltu Quatu S A R D I N I A , I TA LY

Located on Sardinia’s prestigious Costa Smeralda In a unique and exclusive spot, hidden from view in a natural coastal inlet, yet just a mile from the glitz and glamour of Porto Cervo, Grand Hotel Poltu Quatu nestles in beautifully manicured gardens overlooking the sea. With its delightful marina setting, three restaurants, a private beach and a wellness centre with a gym, this is Sardinia at its most alluring. 146 Rooms Hotel Manager: Anes Fejzagic Tel: +39 0789 956 200 Email: Address: Località Poltu Quatu 07021 Arzachena, Sardinia

Things to enjoy: Restaurants, bar, wellness, gym, meeting facilities, yacht and helicopter hire, pools, private beach. Nearby: Porto Cervo, Porto Rotondo, La Maddalena islands, sailing school, equestrian centre, golf, fishing.

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Hotel Villa Athena S I C I L Y, I T A L Y

With a wonderful view of the Temple of Concordia from every room Set within the Valley of the Temples Archaeological Park in Agrigento, Hotel Villa Athena is a stately, late 18th century villa surrounded by a gorgeous garden, just 200 metres from the Temple of Concordia. This charming hotel not only provides magnificent views of the temple, but also exquisite dining, an outdoor pool, a bar and a lovely terrace. 27 Rooms General Manager: Roberto Principato Tel: +39 0922 596288 Email: Address: Via Passeggiata Archeologica 33, 92100 Agrigento, Sicily

Things to enjoy: Views of the Temple of Concordia, outdoor pool, some suites with private spa facilities. Nearby: Temples of Concordia, Hera, Herakles and Zeus, Archaeological Museum, beaches.

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Hotel Villa Carlotta S I C I L Y, I T A L Y

Panoramic position just a stroll from the town centre Warm Sicilian hospitality, elegance and a sense of history combine at Villa Carlotta, a former 19th century home of an aristocratic family, set in the centre of Taormina overlooking the sea and Mount Etna. With unique architecture, delightful Mediterranean gardens, a pool and Byzantine catacombs, it is a Taormina hotel with a difference. 23 Rooms Owners: Andrea and Rosaria Quartucci Tel: +39 0942 626058 Email: Address: Via Pirandello 81, 98039 Taormina, Messina, Sicily

Things to enjoy: Wine tasting, cookery classes, local produce tasting, Mount Etna excursions, vintage car tours. Nearby: Mount Etna volcano, Syracuse, Eolian Islands, Piazza Armerina, Caltagirone.

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Hotel Villa Ducale S I C I L Y, I T A L Y

A secluded Sicilian idyll with a private beach and Mount Etna views

Things to enjoy: Mount Etna and sea views, cliff top setting, garden, Taormina shuttle service. Nearby: Taormina, Mount Etna Volcano.

Perched high on a cliff overlooking the medieval village of Taormina, with breathtaking views of the sea and Mount Etna, Hotel Villa Ducale is a delightful boutique hotel that retains more than an element of Sicilian tradition with a host of contemporary special touches. 17 Rooms General Manager: Andrea Quartucci Tel: +39 0942 28153 Email: Address: Via Leonardo da Vinci 60 Taormina 98039 Sicily www.slh.com/villaducale

Alpin Royal Wellness Refugium & Resort Hotel T R E N T I N O - A LT O A D I G E , I T A L Y

Located in the beautifully unspoilt, alpine landscape of the Ahrntal in South Tyrol Things to enjoy: Indoor swimming pool, gym, spa, jacuzzi, saunas, skiing, jogging trail, cycling. Nearby: Golf, tennis, fishing, skiing, snowboarding, climbing, Christmas markets.

Fresh mountain air and breathtaking views of the Alps surround Alpin Royal, a stylish mountain resort nestled in the Ahrntal Valley. Superb gourmet cuisine, an inviting luxury spa, indoor pool, sunfilled garden and a wealth of year-round activities make this the perfect Tyrolean escape for both rest and recreation. 52 Rooms Owner: The Mairhofer Family Tel: +39 0474 651070 Email: Address: Muehlegg 2, 39030 St. Johann im Ahrntal, Trentino-Alto Adige www.slh.com/alpinroyal

Park Hotel Mignon & Spa T R E N T I N O - A LT O A D I G E , I T A L Y

Situated in a quiet green park

Things to enjoy: Spa with indoor pool connected to the outdoor pool, fitness, cycling. Nearby: Skiing, mountain sports, the UNESCO World Heritage Dolomites, thermal baths.

A sleek, modern spa retreat in the heart of the spa town of Merano, yet secluded by parkland filled with fragrant pines and rose bushes. Life is all about relaxing at the family-run Park Hotel Mignon & Spa where you will find an extensive menu of spa treatments, a fantastic indoor and outdoor pool and delicious Tyrolean and Italian cuisine. 50 Rooms General Manager: Sissi Amort Ellmenreich Tel: +39 0473 230353 Email: Address: K. Grabmayrstrasse 5, 39012 Merano, Bolzano, Trentino-Alto Adige www.slh.com/parkmignon

Seiser Alm Urthaler T R E N T I N O - A LT O A D I G E , I T A L Y

An eco-chic sanctuary high up on the Seiser Alm in the Dolomites

Things to enjoy: Indoor/outdoor pools, spa with sauna, steam baths, gym, guided hikes, wine tasting. Nearby: Ski slopes, crosscountry skiing, snowboarding park, hiking, climbing, horse riding.

Capturing the essence of the Southern Alps, Seiser Alm Urthaler is an architectural phenomenon. Sustainably built using untreated wood and natural materials, it truly reflects the natural beauty of the surrounding alpine meadows and imposing mountain peaks. This is the perfect place from which to enjoy year-round scenic adventures, with a pampering spa, indoor and outdoor pools and delicious regional cuisine. 54 Rooms General Manager: Nina Urthaler Tel: +39 0471 727919 Email: Address: Compatsch 49, 39040 Seiser Alm, Bolzano, Trentino-Alto Adige www.slh.com/seiseralm

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Albergo Pietrasanta T U S C A N Y, I T A L Y

Set within the world-renowned area of the Carrara Quarries A striking 17th century palazzo with a superb collection of modern art, Albergo Pietrasanta is set in the medieval town of Pietrasanta, renowned as an international centre for marble sculpting. Comprising two magnificent buildings with 18th century frescoes, the palazzo has a beautiful sunlit courtyard, a pretty breakfast conservatory and a gymnasium.

Things to enjoy: Bicycles, gym, beauty treatments, picnic baskets. Nearby: Golf, beaches, marble sculpturing courses, Puccini Opera Festival (July/August).

20 Rooms General Manager: Barbara Pardini Tel: +39 0584 793726 Email: Address: Via Garibaldi 35, 55045 Pietrasanta, Lucca, Tuscany www.slh.com/pietrasanta

Le Case del Borgo T U S C A N Y, I T A L Y

On a secluded hillside in Chianti High in the Chianti hills with stunning views of the Ambra Valley, Le Case del Borgo is a picturesque collection of self-contained Tuscan farmhouses and suites nestling in a 30-acre estate. This unique place has a fabulous spa, a large swimming pool, a restaurant and wine bar, as well as a fascinating art gallery.

14 Rooms Managing Director: Milena Anselmi Tel: +39 055 991871 Email: Address: Località Duddova, Via Piave 4/A, Frazione Ambra, 52020 Bucine, Arezzo, Tuscany

Things to enjoy: Private Tuscan Mamma dinner, cooking class, truffle safari, customised weddings, special events. Nearby: San Gimignano, Volterra, Siena, Florence, Cortona, Perugia, wine tours.

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Castello di Velona – Winery & Spa T U S C A N Y, I T A L Y

A luxury castle close to Siena A spectacular castle with 360-degree views over the Val d’Orcia, Castello di Velona was originally an 11th century fortress. Today, it is an architecturally stunning hotel with elegant interiors, fine cuisine, a new spa with glorious thermal pools and one of the best panoramas in Tuscany. The hotel is being completely refurbished and will re-open in April 2011. 46 Rooms Owner: Gianluca Fabiani Tel: +39 0577 800101 Email: Address: Località La Velona, 53024 Montalcino, Siena, Tuscany

Things to enjoy: Thermal spa with indoor and outdoor pools, hydro-massage, sauna, local production of wine and extra virgin olive oil, cooking classes, wine tasting. Nearby: Sant’Antimo Abbey, Montalcino, Pienza, San Quirico d’Orcia, Siena.

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Grand Hotel Principe di Piemonte T U S C A N Y, I T A L Y

A fashionable Tuscan beach resort in Viareggio An elegant, Art Nouveau landmark on the seafront promenade in Viareggio, Grand Hotel Principe di Piemonte, with its panoramic sea views, fantastic rooftop pool, exquisite cuisine and bar, is a sophisticated and eclectic box of delights as each floor reflects a different era. 106 Rooms General Manager: Alessandro Augier Tel: +39 0584 4011 Email: Address: Piazza Puccini 1, 55049 Viareggio, Lucca, Tuscany

Things to enjoy: Michelinstarred restaurant, traditional Tuscan restaurant, spa with aesthetic treatments, waterfall, rooftop pool. Nearby: Water sports, Florence, Pisa with the Leaning Tower, Lucca, Le Cinque Terre.

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Grotta Giusti Natural Spa Resort T U S C A N Y, I T A L Y

Set in Tuscan countryside close to Florence

Things to enjoy: Hot spring spa, thermal cave for thermal steam bath and scuba diving, golfing, wine tasting. Nearby: Florence, Lucca, Pisa, Pinocchio in Collodi, Volterra, San Gimignano.

At first sight, Grotta Giusti Natural Spa Resort simply appears to be a delightful 19th century Tuscan villa surrounded by attractive gardens. Concealed behind its doors, however, there lies a world of surprises including rooms with frescoes, exquisite Tuscan food and a spa with a difference. 64 Rooms General Manager: Antonio Niccoli Tel: +39 0572 90771 Email: Address: Via Grotta Giusti 1411, 51015 Monsummano Terme, Pistoia, Tuscany www.slh.com/grottagiusti

J.K. Place Firenze F L O R E N C E , I TA LY

Within the heart of Florence

Things to enjoy: Complimentary wifi, tailor-made concierge service, roof terrace, CD/DVD library. Nearby: Duomo, Uffizi Gallery, Accademia Gallery, Ponte Vecchio, Pitti Palace, Boboli Gardens.

Hidden away behind a modest townhouse façade, J.K. Place Firenze is a cool, chic retreat where antiques and artefacts contrast with an elegant theme of black and white décor together with a pretty glasscovered courtyard and a rooftop terrace.

20 Rooms General Manager: Claudio Meli Tel: +39 055 2645181 Email: Address: Piazza Santa Maria Novella 7, 50123 Florence, Tuscany www.slh.com/jkplace

Hotel Lungarno F L O R E N C E , I TA LY

Situated on the River Arno at Ponte Vecchio

Things to enjoy: Restaurant Borgo San Jacopo, art collection. Nearby: Uffizi Gallery, Pitti Palace, Boboli Gardens, Forte Dei Marmi, Etruscan sites, spas.

A superbly chic and stylish discovery in the heart of Florence, Hotel Lungarno stands on the south bank of the River Arno with great views over the Ponte Vecchio. It has an excellent restaurant, a bar with a unique atmosphere and an astonishing private collection of 20th century art.

73 Rooms General Manager: Sandro Alfano Tel: +39 055 27261 Email: Address: Borgo San Jacopo 14, 50125 Florence, Tuscany www.slh.com/lungarno

Lungarno Suites F L O R E N C E , I TA LY

Directly facing the River Arno and Ponte Vecchio

Things to enjoy: Complimentary internet, central location. Nearby: Uffizi Gallery, Ponte Vecchio, Duomo, Palazzo Vecchio, Salvatore Ferragamo Shoe Museum.

Overlooking the River Arno and the Ponte Vecchio, Lungarno Suites provides elegant and private suites and studios, with a fullyequipped kitchenette, all the comforts of home and the services of a luxury hotel.

44 Rooms Resident Manager: Alberto Hansen Tel: +39 055 2726 8000 Email: Address: Lungarno Acciaiuoli 4, 50123 Florence, Tuscany www.slh.com/lungarnosuites

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Relais dell’Orologio P I S A , I TA LY

Centrally situated within Pisa An impressive 14th century fortified manor house just steps from the Piazza dei Miracoli and the Leaning Tower, Relais dell’Orologio has been sympathetically restored to retain many of its original features. It has a gourmet restaurant, a grand beamed lounge and a charming Italian garden.

21 Rooms Owner: Maria Luisa Bignardi Tel: +39 050 830361 Email: Address: Via della Faggiola 12/14, 56126 Pisa, Tuscany

Things to enjoy: Hallet’s American Bar and Restaurant, wine tasting, jacuzzi, wifi. Nearby: Versilia Riviera beaches, Leaning Tower and Piazza dei Miracoli, Duomo, San Gimignano.

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Relais La Suvera T U S C A N Y, I T A L Y

In the Chianti region of Tuscany A former medieval castle and Papal villa full of priceless treasures, Relais La Suvera stands high on a hill, overlooking rolling Tuscan countryside and Chianti vineyards. Set around a picturesque courtyard, the Renaissance villa, a 16th century church and converted farm buildings are home to an excellent restaurant, a tranquil spa and a fascinating museum.

Things to enjoy: Spa, heated outdoor swimming pool, tennis. Nearby: Cookery classes, San Gimignano, Volterra, Siena, Firenze, Chianti wine area.

25 Rooms Owner and General Manager: Ricci Giuseppe Tel: +39 0577 960300 Email: Address: Via La Suvera, 53031 Pievescola, Siena, Tuscany www.slh.com/suvera

Residenza del Moro F L O R E N C E , I TA LY

In the centre of Florence A reflection of five centuries of art and culture, Residenza del Moro is an intimate hideaway set in the main rooms of a meticulously restored palazzo, dating back to the 16th century. Stunning frescoes, a 15th century rooftop garden, a pretty courtyard and butler service are just a few of the delights of this hotel in the heart of Florence.

Things to enjoy: Private gardens. Nearby: Duomo, Palazzo Vecchio, Ponte Vecchio, Uffizi Gallery.

11 Rooms General Manager: Barbara Pardini Tel: +39 055 290884 Email: Address: Via del Moro 15, 50123 Florence, Tuscany www.slh.com/residenzadelmoro

Villa Mangiacane T U S C A N Y, I T A L Y

Located seven miles from Florence in the heart of Tuscany A late 15th century Renaissance villa set in 650 acres of grounds filled with olive trees and vineyards. The vast terraces of Villa Mangiacane look out over the Chianti Classico wine region and Florence. Superb cuisine, three pools and a spa complete this stunning Tuscan retreat. Villa Mangiacane offers a daily complimentary shuttle service to and from Florence. 28 Rooms General Manager: Juan Miquel Tel: +39 055 8290123 Email: Address: Via Faltignano 4, 50026 San Casciano Val di Pesa, Florence, Tuscany

Things to enjoy: Spa, two outdoor swimming pools, wine tasting, cooking lessons, hiking, cycling. Nearby: Florence, Forte dei Marmi, Siena, San Gimignano, Monteriggioni, Lucca.

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Villa Le Maschere

Villa Olmi Resort

F L O R E N C E , I TA LY

F L O R E N C E , I TA LY

A magnificently restored 16th century villa with an inspired contemporary twist Perched on a hill surrounded by expansive parkland and overlooking Lake Bilancino, this historic villa is a fabulous fusion of stylish and contemporary interior design with original architectural and decorative features. Two inviting outdoor pools and imaginative Tuscan cuisine add to the mix, all just minutes from Florence.

Things to enjoy: Works of art, 35 acres of parkland, two swimming pools. Nearby: Lake Bilancino, golf, horse riding, Mugello circuit, Etruscan tombs, museums.

Oasis of sophistication in Florence A traditional Tuscan villa sits at the heart of Villa Olmi Resort, a collection of historic buildings set in beautiful parkland on the Ripoli Plain, near Florence. Excellent cuisine and wines have a starring role in this idyllic rural retreat filled with antiques, paintings and sculpture, as well as a delightful garden pool.

65 Rooms General Manager: Danilo D’Angelo Tel: +39 055 847431 Email: Address: Via Nazionale 75, 50031 località Le Maschere, Barberino di Mugello, Florence, Tuscany

52 Rooms Owner: Maria Luce Lotti Tel: +39 055 637710 Email: Address: Via degli Olmi 4/8, 50012 Bagno a Ripoli, Florence, Tuscany

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Park Hotel ai Cappuccini

Villa di Monte Solare

U M B R I A , I TA LY

U M B R I A , I TA LY

Situated in historic Gubbio, hometown of Duke Federico da Montefeltro A former 17th century monastery with a diverse art collection, Park Hotel ai Cappuccini lies on the edge of the ancient town of Gubbio. Secluded in picturesque parkland at the foot of Foce Mountain, it has a new Aveda spa and a spectacular swimming pool.

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Things to enjoy: Gym, indoor pool, sauna, Turkish bath, rasul bath, spa, hairdressers, tennis, mountain biking. Nearby: Gubbio, Perugia, Assisi, Spello, Trasimeno Lake, Spoleto, Todi, Urbino, museums, golf courses.

An Umbrian haven on a lush hillside near Lake Trasimeno Escape to an elegant and serene 18th century patrician villa surrounded by vines and olive trees in the heart of Italy. A former aristocratic residence, today Villa di Monte Solare is a sophisticated retreat with fabulous food and wine, two swimming pools, indulgent spa and beauty treatments and a tennis court.

82 Rooms General Manager: Maria Carmela Colaiacovo Tel: +39 075 9234 Email: Address: Via Tifernate, 06024 Gubbio, Perugia, Umbria

25 Rooms Owners: Filippo and Rosi Iannarone Tel: +39 075 832376 Email: Address: Via Montali 7, Località Colle San Paolo, 06068 Panicale, Perugia, Umbria

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Things to enjoy: Beauty treatments, cooking courses, helicopter tours, hot-air balloon Nearby: Uffizi Gallery, Palazzo Vecchio, Florence Duomo, Galleria dell’Accademia, Siena, San Gimignano

Things to enjoy: Spa, sauna, Turkish bath, tennis, cooking classes, wine tasting, cycling, classic car tours. Nearby: Cruises on Lake Trasimeno, Perugia, Assisi, Montefalco, Todi, Orvieto, Spoleto, Cortona, Montepulciano.

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Albergo al Sole

Escalus Luxury Suites

A S O L O , I TA LY

V E R O N A , I TA LY

Set on a hilltop in the pretty medieval town of Asolo Set on the town’s highest point overlooking the main piazza with panoramic views, Albergo Al Sole is a wonderfully romantic retreat. Behind the pink and cream façade of this charming historic property are spacious rooms, a superb restaurant on the terrace, cooking classes and a unique private dining room in the 16th century grotta with original frescoes.

Things to enjoy: Fitness room, massages, wine tasting, bar, cooking lessons, complimentary use of bikes, gourmet dinners. Nearby: Palladian Villas, Canova Museum, the Rocca fortress, boutiques, golf.

Contemporary elegance in historic Verona, the setting for Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ A streamlined all-suite hotel, just metres from Verona’s Arena, an historic Roman amphitheatre, Escalus Luxury Suites is a well-kept secret. Set in a period palazzo, expect modern décor in spacious rooms that provide a stylish alternative to the city’s large hotels.

23 Rooms Owners: Silvia and Elena De Checchi Tel: 0039 0423 951332 Email: Address: Via Collegio 33, 31011, Asolo, Treviso

10 Rooms Owner: Michele Caputo Tel: +39 045 8036754 Email: Address: Vicolo Tre Marchetti 12, 37121 Verona

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Ca’Sagredo Hotel

Centurion Palace

V E N I C E , I TA LY

V E N I C E , I TA LY

Situated in an historical Palazzo on the Grand Canal Located in the very heart of Venice, Ca’Sagredo Hotel is a magnificent 15th century Palazzo overlooking the Grand Canal. The exceptional and thoughtful design within the interior of this palatial national monument has resulted in a hotel of uncompromising style and beauty. A resplendent marble staircase by Tirali, with an original fresco by Pietro Longhi and an ornate 18th century Music Room create the sense of a bygone era.

Things to enjoy: Restaurant on the terrace overlooking the grand canal, works of art. Nearby: St. Mark’s Square, Rialto and Accademia bridges, Ca’D’Oro, Murano and Burano Islands.

In romantic Venice, on the Grand Canal overlooking St. Mark’s Basin Housed in the former convent of Palazzo Genovese, Centurion Palace is a delightful example of eclectic luxury. Decorated in contemporary style, rooms and suites are enriched with a refined Venetian touch, with each one boasting its own originality. Sit on the terrace at Antinoo’s Lounge and Restaurant enjoying splendid views over the Grand Canal or relax in the hotel’s private garden.

42 Rooms Hotel Manager: Lorenza Lain Tel: +39 041 2413111 Email: Address: Campo Santa Sofia, Ca’ D’Oro 4198/99, 30121 Venice, Veneto

50 Rooms General Manager: Paolo Morra Tel: +39 041 34281 Email: Address: Dorsoduro 173, 30123 Venice, Veneto

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Things to enjoy: Complimentary room service breakfast, wifi, GPS for sightseeing, parking. Nearby: Verona’s Arena, Shakespeare’s Juliet balcony, Bra’ and Erbe Square.

Things to enjoy: Private guided walking and luxury boat tours, romantic gondola rides. Nearby: St. Mark’s Square, Guggenheim Collection, Gallerie dell’Accademia, Basilica della Salute, Punta della Dogana.

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Liassidi Palace

Londra Palace Hotel

V E N I C E , I TA LY

V E N I C E , I TA LY

In the heart of Venice A beautiful example of Venetian gothic architecture set on the San Lorenzo Canal, Liassidi Palace has a beautiful façade of mullioned windows framed by decorative stonework. Its classic 15th century architectural features contrast with a creative blend of contemporary styling in the guest rooms.

Things to enjoy: Gondola rides direct from the hotel pier. Nearby: St. Mark’s Square, Doge’s Palace, Rialto Bridge, Venice Biennale, Fenice Theatre.

On the Venetian waterfront close to St. Mark’s Square With amazing views across the lagoon and just steps from St. Mark’s Square, Londra Palace Hotel has a superb location on the Riva degli Schiavoni waterfront. Here, Tchaikovsky was inspired to compose the first three movements of his fourth symphony.

26 Rooms Director: Jacky Bottet Tel: +39 041 5205658 Email: Address: Castello, Ponte dei Greci 3405, 30122 Venice, Veneto

53 Rooms General Manager: Mauro Zanotti Tel: +39 041 5200533 Email: Address: Riva degli Schiavoni, Castello 4171, 30122 Venice, Veneto

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Things to enjoy: Restaurant terrace on the Riva degli Schiavoni, views over St. Mark’s Basin. Nearby: Golf, beach, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Academy of Fine Arts.

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Palazzo Sant’Angelo sul Canal Grande V E N I C E , I TA LY

In the heart of Venice on the Grand Canal A spectacular Venetian palace on the world’s most fashionable waterway, Palazzo Sant’Angelo sul Canal Grande benefits from one of the best locations in Venice, between the Rialto and Accademia Bridges. With its own boat dock and a cosy lounge and bar, it is an intimate and romantic base for discovering the city.

26 Rooms General Manager: Paolo Morra Tel: +39 041 2411452 Email: Address: San Marco 3878/B-3488, 30124 Venice, Veneto

Things to enjoy: Views over the Grand Canal, waterside bar, jacuzzi. Nearby: St. Mark’s Square, Doge’s Palace, Rialto Bridge, Islands of Murano, Burano, Torcello, Lido.

...joining a cookery class where you will learn to cook typical Tuscan and Umbrian dishes, using the freshest produce from the garden and mastering traditional Italian methods.

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A taste of

Tuscany

Grotta Giusti Natural Spa Resort

ITALY SUGGESTED ITINERARY Days 1 and 2

 Milan

 Turin

Make your first stop on your Tuscan tour at the

in its spa which has a hidden labyrinth of

Grotta Giusti Natural Spa Resort, a stunning 19th

underground caves with a thermal lake and rock-hewn

century Tuscan villa, ready and waiting to pamper you

steam rooms. There is also an outdoor thermal, hydro massage pool with the pretty gardens as backdrop.

Grotta Giusti Natural Spa Resort Pisa 

• Venice • Bologna Florence JK Place Firenze Le Case del Borgo

Days 3 to 5 Once you’ve fully relaxed and rejuvenated, take the

 Rome

scenic drive to the beautifully preserved Renaissance city of Florence. The JK Place Firenze is a chic

ITALY

townhouse within walking distance of the Duomo and Uffizi Gallery. Explore the city by day and return to your luxury hideaway in the late afternoon for a Le Case del Borgo

Naples 

refreshing drink on the rooftop terrace and dinner. Days 6 to 8

MEDITERRANEAN SEA

After all that culture, drive south through the picturesque olive groves and vineyards of Tuscany to Le Case del Borgo, high in the Chianti hills with spectacular views of the Ambra Valley. This beautiful collection of rustic style farmhouses and suites is the perfect place to kick back and unwind with authentic Tuscan cuisine. Spend your days lazing by the pool, enjoying a wine therapy treatment Florence

in the spa or perhaps a cooking lesson from one of

Days 1 and 2 Fly into Pisa Airport and drive to Grotta Giusti Natural Spa Resort Days 3 to 5

Drive south to Florence, staying at JK Place Firenze

Days 6 to 8

Continue south to Le Case del Borgo, before returning to Pisa Airport

the ‘Tuscan Mammas’.

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SWEDEN

Helsinki

Stockholm 

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Antwerp

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NETHERLANDS Amsterdam 

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Copenhagen 

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De Witte Lelie

Antwerp

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Canal House

Amsterdam

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Martin’s Orangerie

Bruges

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The Dylan Amsterdam

Amsterdam

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The Pand Hotel

Bruges

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Leiden

Amsterdam

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Die Swaene

Bruges

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Suite Hotel and Restaurant De Beukenhof

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Hotel de Tuilerieën

Bruges

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Château St. Gerlach

Maastricht

Valkenburg

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Montgomery

Brussels

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Gamla Stan

Stockholm

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Copenhagen

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DENMARK 7

Nimb

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SWEDEN 13

Victory Hotel

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Hotel Haven

Helsinki

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Amsterdam, Netherlands

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De Witte Lelie ANTWERP, BELGIUM

A tranquil retreat in the cultural old quarter of Antwerp

Things to enjoy: Convenient central location, pretty courtyard garden. Nearby: Historic quarter with Grote Markt, Cathedral of our Lady, Schelde River, shopping district.

A real gem in the diamond city of Antwerp, De Witte Lelie sparkles with style. Originally three 17th century gabled townhouses, this delightfully classic hotel, with its striking white façade and chic, contemporary interiors, includes 11 superbly comfortable suites, elegant salons and a picturesque city garden.

11 Rooms Owner: Bart Busschop Tel: +32 3 226 19 66 Email: Address: Keizerstraat 16 - 18, 2000 Antwerp www.slh.com/dewittelelie

Martin’s Orangerie BRUGES, BELGIUM

Along Bruges’ most picturesque canal

Things to enjoy: Champagne breakfasts, afternoon teas, waterfront terrace, lounge. Nearby: Golf, boating, cycling, 9 Michelinstarred restaurants nearby, Bruges, Flanders battlefields.

Striking interior design cleverly highlights the historic legacy of this 15th century former convent nestled in the heart of Bruges, in a charming waterside setting close to the picturesque Den Dijver Canal. Rooms and suites offer an elegant haven with delightful views over the waterway.

20 Rooms General Manager: Sofie Goossens Tel: +32 50 34 16 49 Email: Address: Kartuizerinnenstraat 10, B-8000 Bruges www.slh.com/orangerie

The Pand Hotel BRUGES, BELGIUM

In the heart of Bruges

Things to enjoy: Lounge, bar, terrace, sauna, business and internet corner. Nearby: Bruges, Michelin-starred restaurants, Belgian coast, Damme, Ghent, Antwerp, Brussels, golf, tennis, horse riding, fishing, cycling.

Wonderfully traditional yet full of sophisticated charm and elegance, the award-winning Pand Hotel occupies a delightful 18th century carriage house in the heart of Bruges, just steps away from the famous canals. Indulge in the renowned champagne breakfast cooked on the Aga in the charming breakfast room before exploring the city. 26 Rooms Owners Chris and Lyne Vanhaecke Tel: +32 50 34 06 66 Email: Address: Pandreitje 16, B-8000 Bruges www.slh.com/thepand

Die Swaene BRUGES, BELGIUM

Situated in the historical centre of Bruges

Things to enjoy: Indoor swimming pool, sauna. Nearby: Golf, parkland, Belgian coast, Flanders Fields, centre of Bruges.

Overlooking a canal in the very heart of Bruges’ historical centre, Die Swaene is a romantic and peaceful haven with many surprising extras. An indoor swimming pool, a new spa and a glass Pergola Kaffee restaurant form a pleasing contrast to the old-world charm of this 18th century townhouse.

30 Rooms Owners-Managers: Koen and Tine Hessels Tel: +32 50 34 27 98 Email: Address: Steenhouwersdijk, B-8000 Bruges www.slh.com/dieswaene

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Hotel de Tuilerieën

Montgomery

BRUGES, BELGIUM

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

Central to the beauty of historic Bruges Beautifully lavish period décor and antiques come together at Hotel de Tuilerieën, with sleek contemporary facilities, superb canal views and indulgent breakfasts, all in a 15th century mansion in the centre of Bruges.

Things to enjoy: Sauna, steambath, restaurant Le Menu Belge. Nearby: Golf, boating, Bruges, Belgian coast, Flanders battlefields.

Charm and elegance in a peaceful location Serenity in a lively business centre is what you will encounter at the Montgomery. Standing with regal-like grandeur, it promises a calm refuge near the commercial district of Brussels. Traditional statesman-like rooms with modern overtones create a refined but relaxed atmosphere.

45 Rooms General Manager: Kristof Vandenheede Tel: +32 50 34 36 91 Email: Address: Dijver 7, B-8000 Bruges

63 Rooms General Manager: Eva Ecija Tel: +32 2 741 85 11 Email: Address: Avenue de Tervueren 134, Brussels 1150

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Nimb

Hotel Haven

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK

HELSINKI, FINLAND

In the heart of Copenhagen, part of the magical Tivoli Garden A Moorish-styled palace with a striking Venetian marble façade facing the Tivoli Gardens reveals an intimate boutique hotel with just 13 sophisticated rooms and suites. With a Michelin-starred restaurant, a Scandinavian brasserie and a cellar wine bar, this is a spectacular place to stay in the heart of the city.

Things to enjoy: Michelin-starred restaurant, Scandinavian brasserie, gourmet cocktails and one of Scandinavia’s most extensive winelist. Nearby: Tivoli Gardens, Amalienborg, Danish Design Centre, Canal Tours, Christiania.

Ground-breaking understated glamour in central Helsinki overlooking the harbour Hotel Haven is stamped with originality. Here you can experience stylish and elegant décor, a fabulous day spa and three excellent restaurants, all in a tranquil setting in the heart of the city. Rooms are the largest in Helsinki, many with a fantastic sea view, enhanced by handpicked objets d’art.

13 Rooms General Manager: René Jasper Thomsen Tel: +45 8870 0000 Email: Address: Bernstorffsgade 5, Copenhagen 1577

77 Rooms General Manager: Roni Saari Tel: +358 9 681 930 Email: Address: Unioninkatu 17, Helsinki 00130

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Things to enjoy: Sauna, gym, massage, library. Nearby: Grand Place, Atomium, Beaux Arts Museum, golf, Royal Park.

Things to enjoy: Spa, three restaurants, sea views, meeting facilities, bar, wine cellar. Nearby: Helsinki Cathedral, Market Square, Botanical Gardens, Design District, Presidential Palace.

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Canal House

The Dylan Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS

Overlooking the Keizersgracht Canal in the centre of Amsterdam The impressive 17th century Canal House is set within a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Keizersgracht, one of Amsterdam’s main canals and close to the Anne Frank House. This intimate and stylish property features 23 rooms, a large garden with a garden house for private dining, a bar, a restaurant and unique artwork throughout.

Things to enjoy: Green & Spring products, original period features, central location, extensive garden. Nearby: Nine Streets, galleries, Anne Frank House, museums, Dam Square, Royal Palace, Flower Market.

Amsterdam’s best kept secret Tucked behind an historical façade along the canals of the city’s charming centre, the Dylan provides an exclusive gateway to uncovering the hidden treasures of Amsterdam. Comprised of Keizersgracht canal houses with a manicured courtyard nestled in its heart, the Dylan is continually recognised for its contemporary meets classic design, quality and dedicated service.

23 Rooms General Manager: Michael Molema Tel: +31 20 6225182 Email: Address: Keizersgracht 148, 1015 CX Amsterdam

41 Rooms General Manager: René Bornmann Tel: +31 20 5 30 20 10 Email: Address: Keizersgracht 384, 1016 GB Amsterdam

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Suite Hotel and Restaurant de Beukenhof

Château St. Gerlach

Things to enjoy: Secluded garden, in-room massage, fitness, bicycles, private boat tours, High Wine, Michelin-starred restaurant. Nearby: Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, Anne Frank’s House, L’Hermatige, Flower market, Nine Streets shopping area.

VA L K E N B U R G , N E T H E R L A N D S

LEIDEN, NETHERLANDS

Ideally situated between The Hague and Amsterdam Gastronomic Suite Hotel and Restaurant de Beukenhof has been providing exquisite cuisine in one form or another for almost 100 years. The addition of a sumptuous collection of suites has turned this renowned restaurant into a beautiful boutique retreat with more than a little wow-factor.

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Things to enjoy: Dining in the kitchen at the chef's table, sauna, jacuzzi, tennis, water sports. Nearby: Amsterdam, Noordwijk beaches, The Hague, Leiden University, Keukenhof.

Country estate between Maastricht and Valkenburg Château St. Gerlach stands in extensive parkland surrounded by the Ingendael Wildlife Reserve. This historic country estate dates back to the 12th century and provides gourmet cuisine, a superb spa, an inviting pool and beautiful baroque gardens not far from Maastricht.

9 Rooms Director-Proprietor: Erwin J. Rozendal Tel: +31 (0) 71 5173188 Email: Address: Terweeweg 2-4, 2341 CR Oegstgeest-Leiden

58 Rooms General Manager: Michiel Laterveer Tel: +31 (0) 43 608 8888 Email: Address: Joseph Corneli Allée 1, Maastricht, Valkenburg 6301 KK

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Things to enjoy: Spa, bike rental with picnic baskets. Nearby: Cooking workshops, exclusive shopping in Maastricht and Aachen, golf courses.

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Victory Hotel STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN

Located in the medieval part of Stockholm city centre A celebration of nautical history within a 17th century retreat. The Victory Hotel, in the heart of Stockholm’s Old Town, brims with maritime memorabilia and charming period features with an award-winning restaurant, a sauna, plunge pool, business centre, library and a bar.

Things to enjoy: Sauna with plunge pool, wine tasting, roof top tours. Nearby: The Royal Palace, The Vasa Museum, Skansen Open Air Museum, boat trips into the archipelago.

45 Rooms General Manager: Rickard Bengtsson Tel: +46 (0) 8 506 400 00 Email: Address: Lilla Nygatan 5, Gamla Stan, 11128 Stockholm

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