Four members of the association — from Mexico to Hong Kong and all the way to the European countryside — share their hope for the future as Relais & Châteaux properties gradually reopen throughout the world.
From the jungles of India to the rugged coasts of New Zealand, travelling to see wild animals in their natural habitats doesn’t just create magical memories–it can also support vital efforts to protect endangered species and other remarkable creatures for future generations to enjoy.
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.
Want a heavenly getaway without breaking social-distancing rules? This ten-stop world tour in Relais & Châteaux’s private villas and cabins shows what kind of vacations await you, all offering safety and seclusion, with VIP services and exclusive experiences.
Today's most inspiring spa destinations take a holistic approach to wellness, truly embracing their surroundings and offering a whole immersion experience to their guests. Here we talk to the people behind four very different spas that cultivate their own philosophy of wellness.
With newfound gratitude after a year and a half unlike any other, Managing Director Andrew Stembridge of Chewton Glen in the UK reflects on the property’s evolution since its humble beginnings, putting emphasis on quality over quantity. This resilience gave Chewton Glen the strength to start anew.
With our migratory impulses fettered, our longing for distant horizons shackled by Covid-19, travel is a frequent theme of our dreams. Getting away gains value by virtue of its not being within easy reach, we now consider a voyage’s deeper meaning before setting out in 2021.
After a year-long review, it has become clear that sustainability must become even more of a main course issue in the culinary philosophy and style of Relais & Châteaux chefs. Aware of the key role she plays, chef Vicky Lau of Tate Dining Room in Hong Kong shares precisely this commitment.
As restaurants reopen in France on May 19, César Troisgros delivers a heart-to-heart about the joy he will experience when guests come back. César explains how this period of time has allowed him to "build better" with sincerity and simplicity at the top of his mind.