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Castello Banfi Il Borgo - Montalcino, Italy

Situated amidst Montalcino’s world-famous Banfi vineyards, on the site of the 17th century Poggio alle Mura fortress, Castello Banfi Il Borgo is a gem of a boutique hotel made of traditional village houses carefully restored by Italian designer and couturier Federico Forquet. Each of the 14 welcoming rooms and suites comes with its own gracious décor which mixes typical features of Tuscan architecture with rich fabrics, rustic details and state-of-the-art technology. The property’s delightful restaurant serves up seasonal Tuscan cuisine, and the wine bar, with its incredible wines and mouthwatering artisan cheeses and prosciuttos, is a nod to the authentic Tuscan enoteca.

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Villa Rosemarine - Croatia

Enjoying an idyllic location on the Dalmatian Coast, Villa Rosemarine is a luxurious 6 bedroom villa with elegant interiors, fragrant Mediterranean gardens, and topnotch facilities that range from highly-trained staff to private boat and bikes available for rent. Overlooking the Adriatic Sea, rooms are graciously decorated in warm, sunny colors while the sleek bathrooms have Philippe Starck fittings. In terms of leisure, the villa offers three entertainment rooms appointed with plasma satellite TV/DVD, a tennis table, and a couple of charming terraces ideal for sunbathing.

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Melenos Lindos Hotel - Greece

Enviably located on the edge of Lindos Acropolis on Rhodes Island, Melenos Lindos Hotel is actually a cluster of whitewashed buildings, gardens and terraces connected by walkways and staircases. Designed with great respect for the local architecture and environment, the hotel features carved sand-stone, elaborate woodwork, and vivid mosaics to give the impression of a 17th century Lindian village. Individually decorated, the 12 suites are lovingly furnished in a traditional 17th century style with plush bedding, hand-painted ceilings, and fabulous hand-crafted furnishings created in workshops across Turkey and Morocco. Exquisite Greek and Asian dishes can be enjoyed in various dining venues throughout the property, from the intimate Fouli Restaurant to the stunning rooftop terrace overlooking the Aegean Sea.

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Myriad by SANA Hotels - Lisbon, Portugal

Nestled on the bank of the Tagus River, in the Parque das Nações area of Lisbon, Myriad by SANA Hotels impresses with its cutting-edge architecture, contemporary interiors, and upscale facilities. Created by architect Nuno Leónidas in collaboration with interior designer Teresa Leónidas, the futuristic structure houses 186 rooms and suites, all beautifully appointed with glamorous décor, plush bathrooms, hi-tech amenities, and wonderful river views. In addition to world-class meeting and events facilities, the hotel boasts a fabulous spa, a classy Mediterranean restaurant with riverfront terrace, and a sophisticated lounge bar.

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Le Mas de So - France

Picturesquely located between the southern French communes of Uzès and Avignon, amidst the sun-kissed vineyards of Côtes du Rhone, Le Mas de So provides a glorious window into Provence. The lovingly restored traditional farmhouse boasts a beautiful swimming pool and 7 individually designed bedrooms, each with its own character and decoration theme. The villa’s magnificent outdoor spaces invite guests to wander, relax, and enjoy alfresco dining under the stars. Further services and amenities include a modern home theater, library, billiards room, a fully-equipped summer kitchen, as well as world-class meeting and wellness facilities.

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Hotel Saint-Barth Isle de France - Caribbean Islands

The topnotch facilities, exquisite accommodation, and stunning Caribbean setting overlooking the Flamands beach make the Hotel Saint-Barth Isle de France particularly unique. Part of the prestigious Cheval Blanc collection, the hotel boasts a state-of-the-art Cheval Blanc Spa with up-to-date fitness facilities and Guerlain treatments, a stylish restaurant overlooking the bay, and a luxurious designer boutique. Accommodation is offered in various forms, from stylish rooms and suites to chic hillside bungalows and exclusive villas with private infinity plunge pool and direct beach access. Featuring precious French fabrics, a feel of laid-back luxury, and colors that celebrate the breathtaking surroundings, the interior design is a true visual delight.

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The Urban Treehouse - Berlin, Germany

Set in a 650 sqm garden at the edge of Grunewald Forest, yet close enough to the hectic urban life of Berlin, lies The Urban Treehouse, a very special place consisting of two tree-shaped houses perched 4 meters off the ground level. Designed by Andreas Wenning from Baumraum - a leading architecture firm specialized in treehouses, the two innovative accommodation modules come with clean, cutting-edge design and bright, contemporary interiors appointed with all modern luxuries, from fully-equipped bathrooms and kitchenettes to plasma TVs and fresh, versatile furnishings.

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