Madikwe Safari Lodge - South Africa
Built in perfect harmony with the wild, breathtakingly beautiful natural surroundings, Madikwe Safari Lodge offers exclusive game lodge accommodation in the heart of South Africa’s stunning Madikwe Game Reserve. This family-run retreat consists of three different lodges, the largest of which boasts 12 beautiful suites with private plunge pools, outdoor showers and magnificent viewing decks. Interiors are appointed with rustic chic décor, reflecting the red, tawny hues of the African landscape.
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Secret Bay - Dominica, Caribbean Islands
A stunning Caribbean playground set on the picturesque island of Dominica, Secret Bay boasts a wonderful collection of hilltop villas and bungalows which, in addition to their beautiful natural surroundings, offer the ultimate in privacy and sustainable luxury. Designed by award-winning architect Fruto Vivas, all accommodation units at this fabulous eco-friendly resort have been built in perfect harmony with the natural environment and appointed with elegant red cedar furnishings made by local craftsmen.
Angels & Stars Suites and Spa - Santorini, Greece
Overlooking the flickering Aegean Sea from its privileged elevated location in Imerovigli, Santorini, Angels & Stars Suites and Spa is a decadent concoction of exquisitely-designed suites, pools, soothing spa services and world-class cuisine. Featuring a striking combination of Cycladic architecture and stylish, contemporary design, all white-washed cave-style accommodation units come with luxurious bedding, state-of-the-art technology and majestic views. For the ultimate sense of indulgence, upgraded suites boast private infinity pools or outdoor Jacuzzis.
Figari Villa - Zakynthos, Greece
An enchanting cluster of buildings, courtyards and sunny terraces, Figari occupies a scenic spot on Zakynthos Island, looking out to sea. Envisioned by Sarah Shearer, the architect behind the exquisite BEACHSPOKE cottages in St. Ives, this luxury retreat is part of Peligoni Club and features stunning interiors, upscale facilities and a variety of glorious outdoor spaces. In terms of décor, expect a fascinating mix of styles and cultures, with Moroccan-style seating, exuberant rustic details, artifacts collected from travels all over the globe, and white-washed walls that speak of Cycladic influences. Outside, the property’s stone walls are draped in bougainvillea, making for a gorgeous backdrop for the glistening pool.
Kaya Mawa - Likoma Island, Malawi
One of the most charming places to stay in Malawi, Kaya Mawa offers all the plush comforts of a five-star resort: a secluded location on the tiny Likoma Island, dreamy food, pristine sandy beaches, water activities galore, and luxury accommodation in 11 individually crafted units. Voted by Conde Nast one of the “Most Romantic Places in the World”, the cottage features two rustic-inspired family beach chalets, two pool houses decked out in stone and a couple of private villas, all of them festooned with chic, locally-sourced handmade furnishings.
One&Only Hayman Island - Australia
Nestled in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia, One&Only Hayman Island is an exquisite private island resort with breathtaking water views, state-of-the-art amenities and a fantastic choice of accommodation options. There are sleek, modernly designed beach villas, gracious pool suites, and stylish penthouses conceived by world-famous fashion designers, to name but a few. The resort’s distinctive spa offers cutting-edge fitness equipment, a luxurious hair salon and a variety of treatments. Just like the activities available, eating options are overwhelming and range from homemade Spanish tapas and authentic Italian dishes to Asian delicacies and Australian haute cuisine.