Especially designed for unique living experiences, PODhouses are a stylish accommodation alternative for those who enjoy sleeping and playing in the middle of nature. The products come in various sizes and shapes, and can be used in campsites or as an exquisite extension of a hotel. All structures are made of wood, offering comfort, safety and weather protection. They’re delivered pre-assembled and clients have also the opportunity to order them furnished. The interior design is taken care of by Switzerland-based agency Livingcase.
Villa Floridia - Italy
Enjoying a magnificent location in the heart of Abruzzo, near the ancient Italian town of Chieti, Villa Floridia is a wonderful place for a retreat, a spectacular wedding or a special ceremony. Surrounded by green, luxuriant gardens and century-old olive trees, the property boasts a stunning outdoor pool area and a sprawling, graciously appointed covered terrace ideal for events. Inside, a lovely array of comfortable bedrooms await guests at the end of the day.
Ellerman House Villa One - Cape Town, South Africa
There’s something totally unique and captivating about South Africa, and the gorgeous Ellerman House in Cape Town’s exclusive Bantry Bay area encapsulates the richness, beauty and spirit of this place like no other. From its accommodation units, Ellerman House Villa One is probably the most spectacular. Delightfully private and independent from the main house, it features 5 spacious bedrooms with luxurious en-suite bathrooms, sleek fully-equipped kitchen, elegant dining room and lounge, as well as a magnificent relaxation area with infinity pool, steam room and awe-inspiring views of the ocean and the Twelve Apostles mountain range. The décor throughout the property is a minimalist mixture of original works of art and soft furnishings in lovely tones of aqua and cream.
Sanctuary Baines’ Camp - Botswana
Small, intimate and utterly luxurious, Sanctuary Baines’ Camp in Botswana is as romantic as its gorgeous surroundings and legendary African sunsets. Perched high above the Boro River, somewhere between the Moremi Game Reserve and the Okavango Delta, this exquisite eco-friendly oasis of calm and tranquility in the middle of nature boasts its own chef, a nice swimming pool, an array of sitting areas and five lavish suites, each with its own private deck overlooking the river. Among the sensational experiences that this place is offering are eating, bathing and al fresco dinners under the stars, but also wildlife encounters, walking safaris and night game drives.
Spain often conjures up images of sun-kissed beaches, vibrant coastal cities and flamenco, but there is much more to this incredibly rich and varied country than just sunshine and peppy fiestas.
Casa do Pego - Comporta, Portugal
Situated in one of the hippest and most stylish beach destinations in Portugal, Casa do Pego is a wonderfully designed villa with elegant contemporary interiors, a lovely rooftop terrace with heated pool, and a beautiful garden, which is actually a natural extension of the surrounding sand dunes and native pine trees. Although located only a few meters away from the best Portuguese beach (Pego Beach), this luxury villa offers maximum privacy and comfort.
Hotel Bellevue des Alpes - Switzerland
Established in 1840 at Kleine Scheidegg, the mountain pass that connects the peaks of Eiger and Lauberhorn high in the Swiss Alps, the majestic Hotel Bellevue des Alpes is one of those few remaining properties that still retain their former glory and timeless elegance whilst creating a contemporary environment within its historic premises. The rooms’ antique furniture and quality materials make for a fascinating ambience that oozes charm and old-school sophistication. Moreover, the hotel’s restaurant serves excellent traditional Swiss food and the views are simply outstanding.