Nestled within the unspoilt countryside of Menorca, just outside the village of Sant Lluís, Biniarroca Hotel is an oasis of charm, good taste, and tranquility. Guests will have the opportunity to choose from 18 comfy, individually designed rooms and suites appointed with traditional Menorcan décor. In addition to its wonderful Mediterranean gardens and Romanesque-style pools, this chic and intimate hotel prides itself with one of the island’s finest restaurants, a charming setting with an innovative French-inspired menu, and a serene flower-laden terrace where light Bistro fare can be enjoyed alfresco.
A refined combination of self-catering holiday properties and boutique winery, Chateau Les Carrasses offers luxury accommodation in Languedoc, South of France. Once a road-side rest area for pilgrims on the Way of St James, the 19th-century property has been gorgeously restored and converted into a unique self-catering chateau that blends the privacy of a villa rental with the services of a 5-star hotel. Accommodation is offered in 28 suites, apartments and villas - all exquisitely decorated with stylish French furnishings and fully-equipped kitchens. Some units feature private swimming pools or sprawling terraces with BBQ and sun loungers. In addition to 10 acres of beautiful gardens and an array of tastings and events, guests are offered a tennis court, a bijou boutique, a lovely Mediterranean restaurant, an infinity pool, and a outstanding Orangerie designed by Gustave Eiffel.
A luxurious hillside retreat perched above Mykonos’ popular beaches of Psarou and Platys Gialos, The Palladium Hotel offers sumptuous accommodation in 46 tastefully appointed rooms and suites. Complementing the hotel’s exquisite food and beverage outlets are a lovely white and blue pool bar, and a wonderful Mediterranean restaurant overlooking the Aegean Sea. Inside, elegant rooms decorated in earthy browns overlook the sparkling Aegean while the artful suites offer the ultimate in privacy and relaxation with their glistening pools, soothing Jacuzzis and vibrant splashes of blue dotted around the stylish, Greek-inspired interiors.
Picturesquely located on Rarotonga - the largest of the splendid Cook Islands, Rumours Luxury Villas & Spa is an idyllic complex of luxury beachfront villas, pools, waterfalls and magnificent tropical gardens. Its swanky accommodation units are delightfully furnished and boast treats such as private plunge pools, Jacuzzis, fully-equipped kitchens and modern entertaining facilities. The award-winning spa welcomes guests with cascading waterfalls, a soothing Vichy Shower and an outstanding range of treatments and therapies.
Situated in Paris’ 15th arrondissement, Vice Versa Hotel is the creation of luxury lingerie designer Chantal Thomass and stands out for its sensual interiors that pay homage to the Seven Deadly Sins. To give you an idea, Gluttony rooms come with sweet macaroon-shaped cushions; Greed is represented by walls covered in bank notes; Pride dazzles in gold and marble; and Anger is done in black and fiery red with evocative paintings and gun-printed carpets. A sexy boudoir feel prevails throughout the hotel, from the hell-inspired basement with its steam room to the dreamy all white living area to the eccentric suites.