Kirkenes Snowhotel - Norway

Situated in the remote Arctic town of Kirkenes, in the northernmost corner of Norway, Kirkenes Snowhotel is a one-of-a-kind experience from start to finish. Guests are invited to enjoy drinks in an artfully designed ice bar, indulge in local fishy delicacies, rejoice in fun husky trips, and spend the night in igloo-like snow suites or cozy wooden cabins constructed by skillful Swiss architects. In addition to their ingenious ice beds with plush mattresses and thermal sleeping bags, the hotel’s snow suites are beautifully decorated with illuminated ice sculptures designed by Chinese artists.

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The Hazelton Hotel - Toronto, Canada

Located in the heart of Toronto’s chic Yorkville neighborhood, The Hazelton Hotel boasts a stylish gourmet restaurant, a full-service spa, a state-of-the-art cinema, and luxurious, art-infused interiors designed by internationally acclaimed Yabu Pushelberg firm. Complete with sumptuous bespoke furnishings, lavish bathrooms, and walk-in dressing rooms, the hotel’s oversized rooms and suites greet visitors in an atmosphere of exclusive luxury and 40’s Hollywood glam.

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Le Portetta - Courchevel, France

Sprinkled on the slopes of Courchevel, Le Portetta’s accommodation units range from cozy, wooden hotel rooms appointed with en suite bathrooms and magnificent views to fashionable self-catering lofts and private ski-in-ski-out lodges. The onsite restaurant delivers an exquisite Savoyard culinary experience and the luxurious spa entices with its hammam, sauna, and exciting menu of treatments. Additionally, the hotel has its own warm and comfy brasserie, the largest terrace in Courchevel, and a lively, casual bar where guests can sit by the open fireplace with a glass of delicious mulled wine.

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Iniala Beach House - Thailand

Although situated only 20 min from bustling Phuket, Iniala Beach House feels a world away from Southern Thailand’s tourist hordes. Nestled on the sunny shores of Natai Beach and overlooking the clear, pristine waters of the Andaman Sea, the property - consisting of 3 beachfront villas and a spectacular penthouse - fascinates primarily with its breathtaking architecture and interiors conceived by a global team of Brazilian, Spanish, Thai, Russian, British and American artists. Playful and creative, the design features a striking blend of contemporary Asian and European styles, with innovative space planning and wonderful artistic touches. The food is gourmet and is taken for by Spanish three Michelin star chef Eneko Atxa, and the luxurious designer spa - decorated with unique Muhammad Ali prints - has its own boxing ring.

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Annandale - New Zealand

Featuring a lovely mix of country charm and seaside chic, Annandale is a New Zealand coastal retreat with its own working farm and beautiful private bay. In addition to the main homestead, with its magnificent gardens and spacious, exquisitely designed suites, the property offers accommodation in various types of units. Accordingly, guests can choose between the beautifully renovated old stables, a romantic rural cottage, or a secluded and contemporary one-bedroom sanctuary overlooking the pristine bay. A fabulous selection of farm-fresh goods and nature activities complement the estate’s extraordinary facilities.

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LeCrans Hotel & Spa - Switzerland

An intimate alpine hotel full of history and character, LeCrans welcomes guests in 15 charmingly decorated suites and apartments decked out in wood and themed around various mountain regions, from mighty Annapurna to Spain’s Andalusian-flavored Sierra Nevada. Other than its tremendous design, this 5-star hotel in the Swiss ski resort of Crans-Montana offers a state-of-the-art spa center with indoor/outdoor swimming pools, and a fine selection of wining and dining venues, including an award-winning panoramic restaurant, a vinoteque, and a classy, English style lounge.

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25hours Hotel Bikini Berlin - Germany

With its free bike rental program, jungle-inspired interiors, and vibrant rooftop terrace, 25hours Hotel Bikini Berlin is one of the city’s hottest new hotels. Inside, two types of rooms invite visitors to discover the German capital’s dual identity as an urban jungle and green paradise. Furnished in natural tones and textures, with soothing hammocks and rain showers, half of them overlook the Tiergarten and the lush Berlin Zoo, while the others have a distinctly metropolitan feel and striking cityscape views. The hotel boasts a selection of creative facilities, including a bright and airy international restaurant, a casual bar, and a couple of artfully designed function rooms.

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