Praktik Bakery Hotel - Barcelona, Spain
Situated in the Eixample district of Barcelona, in a beautiful, traditional building, the one-of-a-kind Hotel Praktik Bakery has all the perks you’d expect to find in one of Europe’s most creative cities. A unique and innovative concept, the property is themed around an esteemed, traditional bakery and welcomes its guests with modern, impeccable interiors designed by award-winning Lazaro Rosa-Violán. Accommodation is offered in crisp, white rooms with sleek bathrooms and statement light fittings.
Four Seasons Beirut - Lebanon
Conceived by Paris-based interior designer Pierre-Yves Rochon, Four Seasons Beirut stands out for its unparalleled services and sophisticated accommodations overlooking the sea, the mountains, or the twinkling lights of the Lebanese capital. Completed with marble bathrooms, hi-tech amenities, and furnished wraparound balconies, the rooms and lavish suites are beautiful and supremely comfortable. Definitely one of the hotel’s highlights, the spectacular rooftop pool area welcomes guests with live DJ music, classy cocktails, and an assortment of tapas and Asian-inspired bites.
La Cuccagna - Italy
With an idyllic location in the Umbrian countryside, between Perugia and Gubbio, La Cuccagna is a charming family-run guesthouse offering comfy accommodation in carefully restored interiors. And while the decorating style is rustic and simple, rooms come complete with plush bed linens, organic toiletries, and lovely terraces. A glistening infinity swimming pool and some magnificent landscape gardens add to the charm of this warm and inviting retreat, where you can also indulge in home cooking, learn how to make pizza and pasta in true Italian style, and participate in various workshops.
Stora Hotellet - Umeå, Sweden
Situated in the northern Swedish town of Umeå, Stora Hotellet welcomes guests with exquisite, nautical-inspired interiors, a handsome restaurant, and two cultured public spaces where guests can meet, party, and socialize while surrounded by rare collectibles and precious handicrafts. Ranging from seaman’s cabins to lavish suites, the hotel’s 82 rooms are strikingly designed in a haunting mix of rough, arty, and glamorous, celebrating the history and seafaring heritage of the building.
Toscana Resort Castelfalfi - Italy
Built on the site of an 800 year old medieval village, Toscana Resort Castelfalfi is the result of a massive revitalization project, offering everything from real estate and villa rental to a former tobacco factory converted luxury hotel. Gloriously located in the heart of Tuscany, amidst the gentle hills of Chianti, this fabulous estate has its own farm, golf courses, swimming pools, and charming medieval borgo peppered with boutiques, cafes, and lovingly restored buildings. The hotel boasts 31 individually designed rooms that combine all modern comforts with the structure’s original charm and architectural features.
Top 10 Rooftop Bars
Sitting on top of some of the world’s most exquisite hotels, and serving up sweeping vistas along with creative cocktails, the following rooftop bars are sure to blow your mind.
An exciting, brand new addition to Sunseeker’s Predator range, CHIMERA is a sleek Predator 115 superyacht designed to accommodate up to 10 guests in 5 luxuriously appointed cabins. Finished in fine woods and stylish leathers, her contemporary interiors are elegant and sophisticated, while the extensive exterior deck space makes for a perfect setting to enjoy lazy afternoons in the sun and alfresco dining in the evenings. This striking 35 m yacht, equipped with all kind of toys and innovative technology features, is available for charter in the Mediterranean & Caribbean.