Ceylon Tea Trails – Located close to Hatton and Nuwara Eliya, in the heart of planter country, this area is regarded as the most scenic. Remote, wonderfully atmospheric, usually with misty mornings and cool evenings.
The accommodation is split into 4 colonial style bungalows, each with 4 to 6 individual bedrooms. Here the arrangements include breakfast, lunch and dinner with of course afternoon tea.
Coral Reef Club and Spa is another Caribbean property with a long standing and totally deserved reputation for good service and elegant hospitality. Located on the west coast in a prime location, 40 minutes from the airport and 25 minutes to Bridgetown.
Corral Del Rey is wonderfully atmospheric Chic heritage boutique hotel. Converted from a grand 17th century house, with many of the original features lovingly retained. Located in the old quarter in the Alfalfa District, 5 minutes walk from the magnificent Cathedral. A great base for exploring the wonderful and historic area.
The Hacienda de San Rafael is beautifully converted from an 18th century Olive Plantation Estate house, an elegant, high quality, Chic retreat. Located 40 minutes outside of Seville in rural farm land, with Jerez de la Frontera 45 minutes drive away.
Heritage Suites Hotel Siem Reap is an elegant boutique hotel, a real little Cambodian gem, almost deliberately hidden away down a small road, but only a few minutes drive by tuk-tuk to the lively city centre (approx 2 US Dollars). The airport is 20 minutes drive way as are the temples of Angkor. Refined, fully capturing the style of the destination with a combination of subtle Asian influences and French colonial design, all set within extensive tropical gardens.
137 Pillars House is a new beautifully designed boutique hotel, reviving Oriental elegance within a historic setting. Elegant, with a real sense of occasion. Located close the banks of the Mai Ping river, just a short taxi ride to the centre of Chiang Mai. The airport is 20 minutes away.
The design is spectacular, fully capturing the elegance of by-gone days, but with a pleasing acceptance of contemporary facilities.
Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens Centrally located on the corner of Constitution Square. The most famous and traditional hotel in Athens, with a grand style and impressive facilities. Transfer time 45 minutes.
An institution in Greece, wonderfully historic, evidenced by many of the occupying forces that made it their base of choice!
Kandy House Sri Lanka is located in a prime position, 30 minutes’ drive outside of the city with fantastic views. A real little Sri Lanka gem. Designed in a traditional colonial planter style, although it started life as the home of a Kandy nobleman who dared to build something palatial. Elegant and classic simplicity with some rather nice touches, perfectly capturing the style and unique ambiance.
King George Athens is another famous hotel name in Athens, perfectly located on Constitution Square, adjacent to its sister property the Grand Bretagne. See image below. The design style is neoclassical throughout, emphasising space and the grandeur of by-gone days. Well located for shopping and sightseeing.
La Toretta Lodge is a wonderful totally boutique hotel positioned at the peak of the hill overlooking the village and bay below. It is in the village of Manarola, one of the 5 small villages that make up the Cinque Terre region. It was originally an ancient lookout tower but has now been lovingly converted into a rather special hotel.
Molina Lario is a stylish superior first class hotel, combining traditional Andalusian architecture (the façade dates back to the 19th century in the original building) with highly contemporary comforts. Located in the heart of the old town, opposite the Cathedral and easy strolling distance to the port and the Picasso Museum.
Na Nirand Boutique Hotel is an outstanding new addition to our Chiang Mai selection. Newly opened, but with an elegant British colonial style combined a traditional northern Thai Lanna design theme. The Giant Rain tree located in the heart of the hotel is reputed to be at least 100 years old. It is located in the heart of the city, facing the Mae Ping river.