Overlooking the sea, rising high above the Sentier des Douaniers, Brittany’s beloved coastal footpath, the Manoir de Lan-Kerellec exudes a joie de vivre born of love and longevity.
Canada’s west coast lures nature lovers with diverse wildlife and cultural immersion. To showcase British Columbia’s best assets, Sonora Resort takes a green approach to everything they do, working to preserve the natural surroundings while providing unparalleled experiences for guests.
As the world re-opens after the pandemic, a trip to Hawaii is a particularly rewarding destination, promising natural wonders that almost seem out of this world. Within the planet’s most isolated archipelago, the island of Maui offers the most exemplary of climates.
A five-star hotel and three-star restaurant with deep Savoyard roots is home to masterful mountain savoir-faire – dedication that, in 2020, earned the French property recognition as an Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant, a Living Heritage Company.
For International Women’s Day, ten women from the Relais & Châteaux family reveal their vision of hospitality—and how they are meeting the challenges facing the industry following the pandemic.
The history of Venice tells a story of a city that stretches far beyond its iconic islands and canals. From the 16th to 18th centuries, it expanded across the waters of the lagoon, to the mainlands of Veneto, where it became equally renowned for the majestic villas built along the Brenta river.
Glenn Viel lives life intensely. This intensity is expressed in streamlined, minimalist dishes with powerful, persistent tastes. His life is a race against the clock, and on that race he is accompanied by a Fifty Fathoms diver’s watch from the prestigious master watchmaker Blancpain.
When Carla Sousa leaves the kitchens of the Valverde Hotel in her adopted city of Lisbon, it is to take the road less traveled, far from the city’s typical picture postcard image. This unconventional chef, from Cape Verde, leads us on a colorful gastronomic stroll.
Cementing a reputation built on the prestigious Le Calandre restaurant, in Rubano, northern Italy, brothers Max and Raf Alajmo have spun a web that shines brightly in Italy itself and dazzles across Europe. Woven through it is the secret of their gastronomic success: the intensity of family spirit.
Christopher Coutanceau, the chef-fisherman from La Rochelle and new friend of fine watchmaker Blancpain, takes a moment to talk about his relationship with time. From the lunchtime rush to the future of the oceans, he lives a life of dedication and urgency.
Each year in September and October, grape harvest time marks the beginning of a season of festivities, discoveries and renewal for all vineyard lovers. Here is a selection of 10 properties for a celebration of castles and their harvests.
Beyond its culinary appeal, a meal at a restaurant must carry the meaning of hospitality as it is conveyed by the chef and maître d’hôtel to each patron. Some experiences are so filled with personalized attention that one feels pampered in an exclusive way.
Whether you choose the countryside, seaside or mountains, the large villas from Relais & Châteaux can be shared by your family and friends to fully enjoy the best moments of life: escapes, vacations, long weekends and celebrations.
Seaweed has been consumed and celebrated in Japan for thousands of years. Its delicious salinity exemplifies the taste of umami. Two celebrated Japanese chefs talk about their passion for this oceanic culinary wonder food – and their concerns for its future.
In Relais & Châteaux properties around the world, seaweed is used in a variety of ways, embodying a way to live in harmony with the sea while respecting the rich resources found therein.
Fundamental to the health of the ocean floor, seaweed has become emblematic of Hugo Roellinger’s cuisine.
Whether nestled in the depths of the old-growth forest or near the ocean waves along the shorelines, these ten locations all enjoy exceptional natural surroundings, and many are completely isolated, offering unique stays in cabins, huts and tents – and giving you a new angle on the world.
Travelers today face a dilemma between the desire to enjoy unique experiences and their ability to live according to their ecological convictions. How can they reconcile this environmental responsibility when the very principle of travel is to move from one place to another?