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.
The Goldener Hirsch Inn - Park City, UT, USA
Voted United States’ Best Ski Boutique Hotel in 2013, the Goldener Hirsch Inn in the heart of world-famous Deer Valley Resort offers travelers the very best of two worlds, coupling the splendor of the Rockies with unparalleled European style and hospitality. Oozing character and Austrian charm, the four-diamond hotel boasts 20 rooms and suites recently renovated and furnished in a smart classic style with exclusive hand-carved furniture, luxurious fabrics and a delicate, refined color scheme. The property’s award-winning restaurant serves contemporary Alpine cuisine combined with the finest local specialties in warm and tasteful Austrian surroundings.
Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa - New Zealand
Perfectly positioned on the picturesque shores of Lake Wakatipu in South Island, New Zealand, the exquisite Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa offers guests the opportunity to choose between spacious, elegant guestrooms with stylish alpine décor, superbly decorated suites with stunning lake views and luxuriously appointed lakeside residences. Among the hotel’s topnotch facilities are a lavish spa area with outstanding amenities, and a superb array of dining options.
Grau Roig Boutique Hotel & Spa - Andorra
Named the Best Ski Boutique Hotel in Andorra 2013, Grau Roig Boutique Hotel & Spa provides 42 individually designed rooms, whose tasteful decors range from neat classic style to chic neo-rustic. The hotel is ideally located in a stunning mountainous setting, right next to the lifts of Grandvalira ski resort, offering breathtaking views from every room. Three distinct, but equally delightful restaurants allow you to indulge in the finest wine and cuisine of the surrounding area.
Cheval Blanc Courchevel - France
Supremely located in Courchevel 1850’s chicest location, Le Jardin Alpin, the exclusive Cheval Blanc Courchevel has everything you could ever wish for: breathtaking alpine surroundings, magnificent ski-in/ski-out facilities, creative Michelin-starred cuisine, cutting-edge well-being treatments, topnotch boutique-style accommodation and impeccable service. Masterminded by famous interior designer Sybille de Margerie, the mansion’s 36 individually designed rooms and suites range from luxurious to extravagant, and come appointed with high-end furnishings, balcony/terrace with spectacular mountain views, and exceptional pieces of art.
Jiva Hill Park Hotel - Crozet, France
Set in its own private estate at the foot of the Jura Mountains, just minutes away from Geneva Airport, the exquisite Jiva Hill Park Hotel*****, Member of Relais & Châteaux, is an idyllic retreat that offers guests luxury accommodation and a wealth of amenities designed for both private relaxation and entertainment. Designed by famous architect and interior designer Jean-Philippe Nuel, the 5 star hotel features 34 stylish rooms and suites, each with its own terrace/garden and tasteful décor with South African and Scandinavian influences. Among its state-of-the-art facilities are a full-service spa, a gourmet restaurant serving fresh, high-quality French cuisine, and a 9-hole Golf course with 18 tees.