The Bowery House - New York City, NY, USA
Nestled in the heart of NYC’s charming and architecturally rich NoLIta neighborhood, The Bowery House is a historic hotel with quirky interiors and a cool youthful vibe. Paying homage to the area’s flophouse past, the property offers boutique-style accommodation in tiny, but characterful bunks and cabins. The cubicle-style units are provided with Egyptian linens, heated floors and retro film posters, while bathrooms, although most of them shared, come complete with Italian marble floors, exquisite toiletries and Ralph Lauren towels. To encourage relaxation and socializing, the hotel provides a bar, a cozy living room and a fully-furnished rooftop garden with lovely NYC views.
Cortijo Los Malenos - Spain
A delightful traditional farmhouse in the heart of Spain’s Cabo de Gata Natural Park, Cortijo Los Malenos offers comfy accommodation in rustic-style units that vary from standard rooms to a private casita equipped with terrace and kitchenette. The cottage’s charm, however, lies in its wonderful outdoor spaces, which include shady terraces, organic vegetable gardens, olive trees, a pool, and a series of beautiful, flower-covered patios.
The Lone Star - Barbados
A discreet and luxurious beachfront hotel and restaurant in Barbados, the Lone Star is the place to be if you’re looking to spot celebrities, indulge in fantastic food and experience Caribbean living at its finest. The boutique establishment has an enchanting beach house and five individually designed suites – all named after cars and furnished with graceful Caribbean décor. The restaurant, one of the island’s most popular, serves international cuisine with a local twist in a charming, retro-infused décor that reminds of the garage that it used to be back in the 50’s.
The St. Regis Mauritius Resort
Set against a magical backdrop of the UNESCO-listed Le Morne Brabant Mountain, The St. Regis Mauritius Resort is one of the latest beachfront properties that opened in Mauritius. Soft white sands and turquoise waters lapping at its feet, this resort is a seductive mix of classic colonial design, distinguished service and top-of-the-line amenities. Oozing refined luxury and laid-back bliss, the hotel’s designer rooms and suites are appointed with the latest comforts and technology features, and decorated with timeless bespoke furnishings in calming neutral shades. The fabulous dining scene ranges from casual beach grills and authentic Asian cuisines to exquisite 3 Michelin star fare. Other top notch amenities include a state-of-the-art Iridium Spa, a world class Watersports Centre and a plethora of water sports facilities to name the least.
Lion Sands Game Reserve Treehouses
In addition to its exquisite lodges, the fabulous Lion Sands Game Reserve boasts three magical treehouses, all set amidst the wilderness and majesty of South Africa’s Sabi Sand Game Reserve. With only one open air bush bedroom elevated on a former photographer’s platform, the Chalkley Treehouse invites guests to sleep and dine in complete privacy under the African stars. Equally staggering, the Tinyeleti Treehouse offers alfresco riverside accommodation on a 50 sq m deck provided with a lavishly comfortable bed, torches, and a small dining area. Built entirely from wood and glass, the Kingston Treehouse is a luxurious sanctuary with stylish, contemporary décor, a full bathroom, and all sorts of night predators roaming wild at your feet.
Hotel Es Vive - Ibiza, Spain
Located in Figueretas, just a short walk from Ibiza Town, Es Vive is a stylish party hotel with upscale rooms, a vibrant pool scene, and a hip Art Deco restaurant serving up Mediterranean and international favorites. The design is a fusion of contemporary chic and Art Deco inspiration, with gleaming white outdoor spaces and interiors tastefully decorated in a funky minimalist style. Relaxing by day and spirited when the sun goes down, the hotel hosts poolside DJ sessions and a trendy house-music bar where fashionable patrons party till dawn. Further amenities include a luxury spa and a fabulous rooftop terrace overlooking Ibiza Old Town, the glistening sea, and tiny Formentera in the distance.
Royal Plaza Hotel - Hong Kong, China
Ideal for both business and leisure travelers, Royal Plaza Hotel Hong Kong boasts 699 contemporary rooms and a dynamic food & drink scene. Ranging from sleek and intimate 33 sq.m units to sprawling suites overlooking the city’s dazzling skyline, all accommodations are tastefully furnished and equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. Dining is an international culinary experience, rich in Chinese and Japanese flavors.