Mountain Lodge Tamersc - South Tyrol
Nestled in the heart of Fanes-Sennes-Prags Nature Park in the Dolomites, the Mountain Lodge consists of two enchanting properties, including a tastefully restored hunter’s cabin made entirely from larch wood. The chic, minimalist interiors are beautifully decorated, combining modern and traditional design with genuine South Tyrolean flair. Suitable for up to 6 guests, the lodge makes for an ideal retreat whether you’re looking for an active holiday or blissful relaxation.
Hotel Signum - Salina, Italy
Quietly located on Salina Island, in Italy’s volcanic Aeolian archipelago, Hotel Signum is a serene oasis of calm, relaxation and understated elegance. The rooms and suites are charmingly decorated with antique furnishings, deluxe fabrics and one-off designer pieces to provide guests with a high level of comfort and harmony. Outside, a charming open-air spa set amidst lush, fragrant gardens, offers a series of treatments and therapies based on the rich mineral waters found in the area’s natural hot springs. The hotel also boasts a charming Mediterranean restaurant with a lovely terrace overlooking the sea and the islands of Stromboli and Panarea.
Baita 1697 - Piemonte, Italy
A 17th century Piedmontese farmhouse converted into a charming mountain chalet, Baita 1697 sits near the village of Sestriere, at an altitude of 1,600m, offering easy access to the renowned Milky Way ski area. Fondly restored by its owner - famous interior designer Lucie McCullough, the property has been featured in Architectural Digest for its beautifully crafted interiors and state-of-the-art fittings. Superb accommodation is offered in 5 luxurious master bedrooms, a kids dorm and a media room appointed with a double bed. The rooms feature upscale furniture and plush custom-made Egyptian linens, and are complemented by a spacious, delightfully decorated living area where you can unwind and relax by a wood-burning open fire. Another one-of-a-kind feature is the 8-person wooden hot tub on the roof terrace with its breathtaking mountain views.
Vivere Suites and Rooms - Arco, Italy
Nestled in a quiet, ancient vineyard overlooking the scenic mountains of Arco, yet only a few km from famous Lake Garda, Vivere Suites and Rooms is a stunning example of modern design blended perfectly with its location. Featuring crisp lines and rough-wood furniture, the interiors are chic, minimal and cutting edge. Each room comes with its own private garden, state-of-the-art technology features and stylish, yet unfussy décor. There’s also a wellness center and an outdoor swimming pool with partially salted water where guests can relax.
Castello del Nero - Tuscany, Italy
A splendid 12th century castle in Tuscany’s glorious Chianti wine region, Castello del Nero features 50 individually designed rooms and suites, a sensational spa retreat based on holistic concepts and an enchanting restaurant offering finely crafted Tuscan specialties. The property has been exquisitely restored, its sophisticated guest rooms still preserving much of their original features, including beautiful ancient frescoes, wooden beam ceilings and bathrooms appointed with marble and mosaic tile floors. The décor throughout is a marriage of old and new, with an emphasis on preserving the history and character of the estate.
Villa Ferraia - Tuscany, Italy
Set amidst the picturesque rolling hills of the Tuscan countryside, somewhere south of Siena, Villa Ferraia is an enchanting getaway that helps you reconnect with nature and refresh your mind, without compromising on luxury and comfort. Although an ancient residence, the property features 14 spacious rooms that combine old and new into a beautiful, elegant design. Exquisite Tuscan cuisine, state-of-the-art spa and wellness facilities, and a modern astronomical observatory complement the villa’s outstanding amenities.
Ottmanngut Suite and Breakfast - Merano, Italy
Wonderful comfort and hospitality are the hallmarks of Ottmanngut Suite and Breakfast, a charming country residence in the heart of Merano - the spa town of South Tyrol. Aiming to provide guests with a warm and serene home-like experience, the property offers nine unique rooms, each with its own style and character, but all elegantly furnished with genuine antiques and modern pieces to create a well-deserved heaven of relaxation. The house is beautifully adorned with enchanting sitting areas and a superb garden. Breakfast is a feast of locally-sourced produce and can be served either in the dining room, in the Orangery or outdoor, in the sun-filled garden.