In the north and south of Portugal are two wine estates: Quinta Nova is built on three centuries of history; Herdade da Malhadinha Nova is more than one hundred years old. Two contrasting terroirs; two distinct identities. Yet both are facing up to the challenges of climate change.
Some properties inspire interior designers to dig a little deeper. The particular history, architectural heritage or cultural cachet of an establishment can demand extra special care and attention to ensure that a contemporary interpretation reflects both its past status and future glory.
There are some places in the world where people live demonstrably longer than anywhere else. Scientists have been investigating why this is the case, trying to determine the role of genetic, biomedical, nutritional and lifestyle factors to understand how we can maintain better health into old age.
Five estates: five family stories. Respect for tradition balanced by a contemporary outlook. From within the Relais & Châteaux family, from all corners of the world, we present five hoteliers and restaurateurs eager to pass their passions on to the next generation.
Whether in the heart of its bustling capital city Lima, exploring exceptional historical sites or enjoying its wild nature, trips to Peru promise multi-faceted adventures. We present two Routes du Bonheur itineraries for travelers curious to discover its full riches.
Craftsmanship is more than a simple trend or style: it can be integral to a property’s design, or even the driving force behind it. When hoteliers call on the talents of local artisans, their properties take on a distinctive quality and authenticity that makes all the difference to guests.
Classified as a Sauternes Premier Grand Cru, Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey invites guests to travel through time from the Middle Ages to the Belle Époque. The estate, owned by Lalique Group, includes a two-Michelin-star restaurant and a five-star hotel showcasing works by the iconic glassmaker.
United by their pursuit of perfection and passion for sustainability, Holger Bodendorf, host and chef at Landhaus Stricker Hotel, and Blancpain Manufacture de Haute Horlogerie are committed to protecting Sylt island, a unique site of conservation. Nature, after all, is our greatest treasure.
From cultivating fruit, vegetables, rice and cereals, to rearing rare-breed cattle or keeping bees, the gardens and farms of Relais & Châteaux properties produce an astonishing array of organic products that are as delicious as they are healthy and beneficial for the planet.
For International Women's Rights Day, we met with six women from across Relais & Châteaux and one of our official partners who share their vision, hopes and contributions to the cause.
The celebrated chef of the iconic Le Chabichou restaurant, located in Courchevel 1850, works to a clear objective: ‘cookery in perfect harmony with nature’. With a penchant for ingredients gathered from the forest floor, we asked him to explain how this philosophy affects his cuisine.
An autumnal encounter of two masters – the first of gastronomy, the second of Swiss timepieces – celebrates the great yellow gentian. This seasonal plant can be used in cuisine, liqueurs, even watchmaking.
From rock-star royalty to real-life royals, presidents and world-renowned composers, when VIPs travel, they stay in very important places. The stories that result practically write themselves: these are the tales behind some of Relais & Châteaux's most historically significant properties.
Big or small, round or rectangular – there’s really no one-size fits all when it comes to hotel pools. But get the views and setting right and they instantly become blissed out spots to relax and contemplate. Here are 10 stunners to dip your toes into.
We are pleased to welcome 10 new properties which reflect the authenticity and richness of their local terroir. Create unforgettable memories with your loved ones in warm and welcoming settings that are in harmony with the environment.
Some relationships were meant to be: the bond between Relais & Châteaux, Blancpain Manufacture de Haute Horlogerie, and Chef Hideaki Matsuo is one such rapport, built upon a shared resolve to protect the oceans. Their concerted efforts now preserve the treasures of the deep.
Labels, seasonality, stocks,... It’s easy to get tangled in the net of sustainable fishing. At Château de Beaulieu–rewarded with two Michelin stars and a Green Star in recognition of its ethical approach–chef Christophe Dufossé's respect for marine resources sets an example for all of gastronomy.
Honey is the taste of the terroir–each jar the story of a season and the flowers that bloomed. On World Bee Day, May 20, 2023, five of our properties reveal their relationships with this liquid gold and their dedication to upholding the integrity of the natural world.