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Iniala Beach House - Thailand

Although situated only 20 min from bustling Phuket, Iniala Beach House feels a world away from Southern Thailand’s tourist hordes. Nestled on the sunny shores of Natai Beach and overlooking the clear, pristine waters of the Andaman Sea, the property - consisting of 3 beachfront villas and a spectacular penthouse - fascinates primarily with its breathtaking architecture and interiors conceived by a global team of Brazilian, Spanish, Thai, Russian, British and American artists. Playful and creative, the design features a striking blend of contemporary Asian and European styles, with innovative space planning and wonderful artistic touches. The food is gourmet and is taken for by Spanish three Michelin star chef Eneko Atxa, and the luxurious designer spa - decorated with unique Muhammad Ali prints - has its own boxing ring.

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Annandale - New Zealand

Featuring a lovely mix of country charm and seaside chic, Annandale is a New Zealand coastal retreat with its own working farm and beautiful private bay. In addition to the main homestead, with its magnificent gardens and spacious, exquisitely designed suites, the property offers accommodation in various types of units. Accordingly, guests can choose between the beautifully renovated old stables, a romantic rural cottage, or a secluded and contemporary one-bedroom sanctuary overlooking the pristine bay. A fabulous selection of farm-fresh goods and nature activities complement the estate’s extraordinary facilities.

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LeCrans Hotel & Spa - Switzerland

An intimate alpine hotel full of history and character, LeCrans welcomes guests in 15 charmingly decorated suites and apartments decked out in wood and themed around various mountain regions, from mighty Annapurna to Spain’s Andalusian-flavored Sierra Nevada. Other than its tremendous design, this 5-star hotel in the Swiss ski resort of Crans-Montana offers a state-of-the-art spa center with indoor/outdoor swimming pools, and a fine selection of wining and dining venues, including an award-winning panoramic restaurant, a vinoteque, and a classy, English style lounge.

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25hours Hotel Bikini Berlin - Germany

With its free bike rental program, jungle-inspired interiors, and vibrant rooftop terrace, 25hours Hotel Bikini Berlin is one of the city’s hottest new hotels. Inside, two types of rooms invite visitors to discover the German capital’s dual identity as an urban jungle and green paradise. Furnished in natural tones and textures, with soothing hammocks and rain showers, half of them overlook the Tiergarten and the lush Berlin Zoo, while the others have a distinctly metropolitan feel and striking cityscape views. The hotel boasts a selection of creative facilities, including a bright and airy international restaurant, a casual bar, and a couple of artfully designed function rooms.

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Mandarin Oriental Singapore

Nestled in the dazzling Marina Bay, Mandarin Oriental Singapore boasts 527 stylish rooms and suites, hip international restaurants, and a fabulous wellness facility complete with serene spa suites, a fully-equipped fitness center, and a stunning 25-metre swimming pool. Decorated in warm earth tones, the hotel’s beautiful accommodation units display a gracious blend of Oriental and contemporary designs, with classy wood furnishings, Asian art, plush bathrooms, and imposing floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the ocean or the city’s sparkling skyline.

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Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai - Thailand

Drawing inspiration from the culture and history of Lanna Kingdom, Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai is an opulent Northern Thai resort with luxurious accommodation, magnificent dining options, and world-class recreational facilities. Peppered across 60 acres of outstanding tropical gardens are gorgeous traditional villas, palatial residences and elegant colonial mansions, all designed with comfort and serenity in mind, and complete with balconies/terraces, ample living areas, and wonderful views. Particularly spectacular, the hotel’s Signature Residences offer the ultimate in luxury and indulgence with their rich, regal interiors, lavish bathrooms, and private pools. A grandiose 3,100 sqm wellness center and a stunning selection of bars and restaurants complement the property’s exceptional facilities.

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Villa Susanna - Saint Lucia, Caribbean Islands

Nestled in Saint Lucia’s picturesque Marigot Bay and surrounded by luxuriant tropical gardens, Villa Susanna is an idyllic, revitalizing hideaway for travelers in the Caribbean. Accommodation is offered in 7 soothing, luxuriously appointed units, each with its own special amenities, stunning views, and gracious decoration style. The White Frangipani King Room boasts handsome, locally inspired furnishings; Red Heliconia oozes romance with its New England flair; and the luminous Yellow Flamboyant Suite comes complete with an elegant pink marble bathroom, alfresco shower, and private Jacuzzi pool. Additional facilities include a gourmet Italian kitchen, a Balinese inspired dining room, and a postcard-perfect pool & gazebo overlooking the sparkling blue Caribbean Sea.

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