Grand Hotel Royal – Sorrento, Italy 🇮🇹

 

Grand Hotel Royal, member of Alberghi Storici d’Italia (Historic Hotels of Italy), is a classy and stylish five-star estate in the heart of Sorrento, perched over the sea in a privileged location overlooking the Gulf of Naples and the Mount Vesuvius, surrounded by a large park boasting exotic plants, amazing camellias, orange and lemon trees. It is also provided with a private beach.

The entrance hall features traditional, classic-style décor, with comfortable sofas, chairs and antique carpets, finely inlaid furniture, refined marble staircases, Murano crystal chandeliers and classy furnishings.

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Grand Hotel Fasano & Villa Principe – Lake Garda, Italy 🇮🇹

 

Full of warmth, elegance and charm, Grand Hotel Fasano was one of the first hotels that flourished on the ‘Riviera’ at the end of the 19th Century.
Created for a luxurious stay of the mid-European élite traveller, today, enriched with modern comforts, it is enjoyed by a cosmopolitan clientele.

In its fabulous setting on picturesque Lago di Garda, the luxurious hotel jewel is the perfect place from which to explore the picturesque landscape of the lakes of upper Italy. Embedded in a 12,000-square-metre park landscape with palms and banana trees, this oasis of relaxation radiates an exotic flair.

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Cristallo Resort & Spa – Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy 🇮🇹

 

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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Byblos Art Hotel Villa Amistà – Verona, Italy 🇮🇹

 

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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Grand Hotel Parker’s – Naples, Italy 🇮🇹

 

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 – Tuscany, Italy 🇮🇹

 

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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Castello di Velona Hotel – Tuscany, Italy 🇮🇹

 

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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Borgo Egnazia – Puglia, Italy 🇮🇹

 

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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CastaDiva Resort & Spa – Lake Como, Italy 🇮🇹

 

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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Palazzo Parigi Hotel & Grand Spa – Milan, Italy 🇮🇹

 

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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