Relais & Châteaux is an exclusive collection of 475 of the finest charming hotels and gourmet restaurants in 55 countries.Established in France in 1954, the Association’s mission is to spread its unique art de vivre across the globe by selecting outstanding properties with a truly unique character.
Furthermore, Relais & Châteaux is also a family of hoteliers and Grands Chefs from all over the world who share a passion for and a personal commitment to ensuring their guests are privy to moments of exceptional harmony, an unforgettable celebration of the senses.
From the vineyards in Napa valley to the beaches in Bali, from the olive trees in Provence to the lodges in South Africa, Relais & Châteaux offers all the stops on the finest route for discovering each special place and country.
The Relais & Châteaux signature reflects this ambition: “ALL AROUND THE WORLD, UNIQUE IN THE WORLD.”
The chefs in the Relais & Châteaux are all driven by their passion for and dedication to outstanding cuisine! Together, they represent a constellation of starred chefs across the globe. They promise each of their guests privileged moments of pleasure and emotion. Some of these chefs go one step further and distinguish themselves by putting their stamp on generations of other chefs or by creating unique culinary experiences. Their restaurants are absolute musts on the Route du Bonheur. Guests can rest assured that they will experience unforgettable moments in their hands. By way of recognition, we refer to them as Grands Chefs Relais & Châteaux.