Originally inspired by the Art Nouveau movement that characterizes its architecture, Cristallo, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa overlooks the storied mountain village of Cortina d’Ampezzo.
Nestled within the soaring peaks of the dramatic Dolomites range, reminiscent of a jewelled coronet, the resort is surrounded by alpine valleys and offers a venerable array of pastimes through its seamless adaptation between winter and summer seasons.
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Packed full of contemporary works of art by world-famous artists, Byblos Art Hotel Villa Amista is a grand, classic Venetian-style villa sitting in a beautifully manicured five-acre garden. Inside, ultra modern design by renowned architect and designer, Alessandro Mendini, stands out in stark contrast to the historic building.
Expect statement design, a superb spa, fitness room, outdoor pool and exquisite cuisine. The newly opened OASI Relax outdoor area has two Jacuzzis and provides guests with the ultimate in outdoor relaxation.
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A late 19th-century gem poised on a hill overlooking the city and the Bay of Naples, Grand Hotel Parker’s provides one of the best restaurants in the city, an inviting cocktail bar and a Champagne bar.
Sumptuously decorated public rooms adorned with chandeliers, original antiques and paintings. Bronze and marble sculptures contrast with an ambience more homely than palatial. Choose to stay in a split-level suite for a dramatic bay view. Visit the library at Grand Hotel Parker’s, complete with 700 books dating back to the end of the 19th-century and the start of the 20th century.
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Terme di Saturnia Spa & Golf Resort is located on the site of a thermal spring dating back beyond the Etruscan era.
Generations of bathers have enjoyed the soothing waters, gushing at a rate of 800 liters per second, at a constant temperature of 37° C. The state-of-the-art spa offers a range of luxurious, regenerative therapies which capitalize on the healing powers of the spring water. An overriding philosophy of seeking harmony is reflected in the elegant and contemporary design of the guest rooms and an 18-hole golf course, designed to blend seamlessly into the surrounding countryside. The Aqualuce restaurant offers Mediterranean dining, and the one-Michelin star gourmet All’Acquacotta serves Tuscan-inspired fare.
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Set high on a hilltop in the hills of Siena, Castello di Velona Hotel was once an 11th-century fortress which fell into ruins and has been beautifully restored to produce a magnificent hotel. Overlooking the Val d’Orcia, a UNESCO heritage site, it is in a prime position to enjoy the best of Tuscany’s food, wine and wonderful countryside views.
With its magical setting, the views from Castello di Velona Hotel’s rooms are breath-taking. The antique-filled Castle rooms and suites have oak-beams, vaulted roofs, cotto floors and decorative fireplaces. The more contemporary Sunset spa rooms have private patios to enjoy the region’s spectacular sunsets and bathtubs fed by the thermal waters of the resort’s natural mineral hot springs.
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Open year-round, Borgo Egnazia is the story of Puglia come to life.
In the ancient culture of the land and through the sheer beauty of its incomparable architecture. It’s a place like “Nowhere Else”, embodying a brand-new concept of hospitality based on authentic local experiences. Inspired by Apulia’s rich traditions, yet thoroughly contemporary in its style, the hotel is a true masterpiece of architecture and design. Every detail of the main building, separate and private villas, has been meticulously crafted to ensure the highest standards of luxury. The adjacent world-renowned San Domenico Golf Course, the Vair Spa with water and body treatments, the Beach Club, tennis and kids club, make it an unforgettable destination. A shimmering coastline, ancient olive groves, the Roman town of Egnazia and the UNESCO World Heritage town of Alberobello are nearby for exploration.
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The ultimate lifestyle concept on Lake Como, the place to be for a luxury and glamour Italian Experience: CastaDiva Resort & Spa is a property of excellence and exclusivity, perfect for a romantic weekend or a week of vacation in one of the most beautiful lake of the World.
CastaDiva Resort & Spa was once the residence of the 19th century opera singer, Giuditta Pasta. Now an exclusive resort with lavishly decorated rooms and suites housed in nine separate villas, it is the latest hot property on the Italian Lakes. At the heart of the resort is Villa Roccabruna that houses ten magnificent suites, stunning salons and a tantalising spa.
With its unbeatable sceneries, understated luxury and unregulated beauty, Guests will enjoy a rare sense of magnificent that will be discovered in every single minute of their stay on Lake Como.
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Rising from the ruins of the historic Palazzo Kramer, which was destroyed during WWII, Palazzo Parigi is now one of Milan’s most opulent hotels with 98 balconied rooms, an 18th-century garden, a huge 1700-square-metre spa, a ballroom and a lounge-bar inlaid with eight different types of wood. The art nouveau furnishings and 19th-century paintings lend it all a swoon-worthy Romantic style.
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Lying on the most strikingly romantic stretch of the Costa Smeralda, the hotel resembles a charming fishing village, with its picturesque Sardinian houses and landing stage jutting out into a sea of translucent turquoise, emerald green and deepest azure.
Each of the 100 sea-view rooms and 21 suites pays tribute to Sardinia’s unique artistry and natural beauty. The minimal chic decor is inspired by traditional Sardinian workmanship. And for an even more exclusive ambience, the Presidential Suite, with three bedrooms, two lounges, a steam bath, one private heated swimming pool and a stunning view of the emerald bay.
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It was known as the “Stracasa” (“Super-house”) because it was so much more than a humble abode. In 1920 the Lombardy-born engineer Emilio Errico Vismara chose spectacular Punta Tragara as the perfect spot to build a villa, perched high above the sea with views of the Faraglioni rock formations. The plans were drawn up by Le Corbusier, who described the villa as “a kind of architectural bloom, an extension of the rock, an offspring of the island, a plant-like phenomenon”.
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