Peninsula Gardens - Kas, Turkey
Perched on the rugged cliffs of Turkey’s scenic Lycian coast, only minutes from Kas, the exquisite Peninsula Gardens Hotel welcomes its guests in luxurious, stylishly designed suites with spectacular sea and sunset views, and private plunge pools. Additionally, all units are named after precious stones and come complete with plush King-sized beds, state-of-the-art technology, and high-end designer toiletries. Other features include two stunning waterfront cabanas, an infinity-edge pool with wave generator, a lovely seafront restaurant, and spa facilities.
Farm 215 Nature Retreat - South Africa
Tucked away in a remote corner of Western Cape, South Africa, Farm 215 is a private nature reserve with comfortable eco-friendly accommodation, countless outdoor activities, and a restaurant serving wonderful, locally sourced food and wine. Guests can choose to stay either in the homestead’s inviting and traditionally decorated guestrooms, or in the contemporary fynbos suites. These spacious freestanding structures have a light, open-plan design with high-end finishes and sweeping views of the Agulhas Plains.
Toscana Resort Castelfalfi - Italy
Built on the site of an 800 year old medieval village, Toscana Resort Castelfalfi is the result of a massive revitalization project, offering everything from real estate and villa rental to a former tobacco factory converted luxury hotel. Gloriously located in the heart of Tuscany, amidst the gentle hills of Chianti, this fabulous estate has its own farm, golf courses, swimming pools, and charming medieval borgo peppered with boutiques, cafes, and lovingly restored buildings. The hotel boasts 31 individually designed rooms that combine all modern comforts with the structure’s original charm and architectural features.
Top 10 Rooftop Bars
Sitting on top of some of the world’s most exquisite hotels, and serving up sweeping vistas along with creative cocktails, the following rooftop bars are sure to blow your mind.
Relais Blu Belvedere - Italy
With its 11 charming sea view rooms, exquisite cuisine and fabulous location in the heart of the Natural Marine Reserve of Punta Campanella, Relais Blu offers a one-of-a-kind experience for the discerning visitor to Italy. Nestled between the picture-perfect Amalfi Coast and the Sorrento Peninsula, on one of the most spectacular stretches of Italian coast, the boutique hotel organizes cooking classes and a plethora of excursions to the nearby towns and beaches. Its beautiful rooms and suites are filled with natural light and charmingly decorated in crisp whites, marine blues, and refined nautical accents. The well-curated mix of old and new furnishings, eye-catching designer details, modern technology, sumptuous Jacuzzi baths, and breathtaking sea views make this hotel a warm and classy coastal retreat.
Hotel Hacienda Na Xamena - Ibiza, Spain
Perched 180 m above the sea level, Hacienda Na Xamena in Ibiza is a stunning clifftop hotel with five-star comforts, wonderful interiors, dramatic sea views, and spectacular cascading pools. Rooms are stylish and characterful, with decoration themes that span a variety of indigenous styles and cultures from around the world. Devoted to fresh and savory local cuisine, the on-site Eden Restaurant & Lounge, with its magnificent terraces, vibrant atmosphere, and panoramic sea views, takes alfresco dining to the next level.
Belmond Hotel Caruso - Amalfi Coast, Italy
Overlooking the postcard-perfect Amalfi Coast, Belmond Hotel Caruso in Ravello is the embodiment of genuine Italian luxury. Its classy Belvedere Restaurant serves exquisite Mediterranean fare in spectacular indoor and outdoor settings, and each of the beautiful, individually decorated rooms is an oasis of style and tranquility. Retaining many of the original architectural features of the 11th century palace, the hotel’s sumptuously appointed interiors dazzle the eye with their enchanting frescoed ceilings and timeless Italian furnishings. Outside, a fabulous infinity pool and a charming collection of manicured gardens offer some of the most wonderful views in the world.