Property reopened on 01/11/2020 (dd/mm/yy)
Hotel and restaurant in the country. Built using sustainable methods and materials, Pikaia Lodge is a model of elegance and ecology on the island of Santa Cruz, in the heart of the Galápagos. Its rooms and suites, with their simple and refined design, all feature floor-to-ceiling windows with inimitable views of the lush coastal hills. Some even come with a private balcony and plunge pool, perfect for relaxing in complete privacy after a day of exploration. On the ground floor of the contemporary main building, discover two stylish spots to unwind. Opening onto a dreamy infinity pool, the Lobby Lounge is ideal for enjoying a drink while gazing at the sea. Or head to the Homo Sapiens Lounge to peruse its fine collection of books and films on the Galápagos Islands, as well as its temporary exhibitions on local history. Exploring this archipelago in an eco-responsible manner has never been so luxurious. ... Learn moreless
Property reopened on 01/12/2020 (dd/mm/yy)
Hotel and restaurant in the woods. In northwestern Costa Rica, facing the conical silhouette of the famous Arenal Volcano, discover the tropical wonderland of Nayara Gardens, a fabulous eco-resort. Cradles by exuberant greenery, the rooms and suites offer splendid views over the canopy. Each comes equipped with a balcony and jacuzzi or a private garden and outdoor shower, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the magical jungle experience. After a day spent horse riding, hiking along suspension bridges or bird watching, return to Nayara Spa where the exquisite blend of western treatments and natural ingredients brings both mind and body into a state of deep serenity. Three restaurants of varied culinary flavours complete the offer. ... Learn moreless
Property reopened on 24/01/2021 (dd/mm/yy)
Lodge and restaurant in a game reserve. True to its name, Londolozi has become a place that kindles the aspiration for a better collective future for all. We are a socially, economically and environmentally responsible business, representing the life’s work of a family-owned and run operation built on solid foundations and almost a century of exploring new frontiers. It represents the dream of a planet abounding in open spaces, where wild animals and people live together in dignity and harmony. ... Learn moreless
Property reopened on 04/06/2021 (dd/mm/yy)
Hotel and restaurant on the seafront. The Wickaninnish Inn stands on an outcrop between the Pacific Ocean, Chesterman Beach and a forest of giant evergreens. Artists, including renowned wood carver Henry Nolla, designed elements of its two buildings with the aim of blending art, nature and culture. You can even meet local artists at the onsite carving shed. Each room has a fireplace and picture window offering views of the coastline. Set off on a day of sea kayaking, or to see whales, sea lions or bears around Clayoquot Sound. Relax with a soothing spa treatment after your day's adventures. From November to March, you can admire mighty Pacific storms, watching from the comfort of your guest room as waves come crashing ashore. ... Learn moreless
Property reopened on 15/06/2021 (dd/mm/yy)
Hotel and restaurant in the woods. Nestled in a Pacific Archipelago, Sonora Resort offers a rare alchemy of virgin wilderness and opulent comfort. Accessible only by sea or air, this is the stage for a breathtaking natural spectacle: eagles perched on towering trees, whales and sea lions surfing the currents… Spend adventurous days fishing, hiking, and observing grizzly bears in their natural habitat. For quieter moments immerse yourself in soothing mineral pools. Here, every room commands a stunning view of snow-capped peaks that seem to plunge into the emerald sea. Fresh local ingredients are prepared by accomplished chefs, paired with world class wines and served before an ocean vista. ... Learn moreless
Property reopened on 22/07/2021 (dd/mm/yy)
Hotel and restaurant on a golf course. Far out to the east of Hawke’s Bay wine country, The Farm at Cape Kidnappers sits atop rolling farmland and rugged cliffs that give way to vast sea views. Home to not only a lodge and spa, this unique property also boasts an award-winning Tom Doak-designed golf course and a sanctuary for some of New Zealand’s most precious flora, fauna and endangered animals. Warm and enveloping, its generous suites and Owner’s Cottage deliver sumptuous comfort and awe-inspiring panoramic views. The main lodge overlooks the working farm, golf course and Pacific Ocean, and houses the guest lounge, library, wine cellar and snug, providing a variety of options of dining locations. And never short on incredible experiences, activities include exploring the expansive estate on horseback or Can-Am and hiking any of the many walking trails. ... Learn moreless
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Lodge and restaurant in a game reserve. Only 270 km from Cape Town, located in the Cederberg Mountains, this natural haven of wide open plains and rugged rock formations allows one to surrender one's senses, while reconnecting with nature. This retreat is recognized for its splendid accommodation and facilities, authentic South African cuisine and generous hospitality. With over 130 rock art sites of ancient Bushman paintings, dating from ten thousand years ago and abundant flora and fauna, this malaria and predator-free wilderness sanctuary is a magical playground, ideal for restoring, mind and spirit. ... Learn moreless
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Hotel and restaurant on the seafront. The guest rooms open onto private gardens with vistas of palm trees swaying in the breeze against an ocean backdrop. Cape Weligama’s residences and villas sit atop a promontory overlooking the Indian Ocean and enjoy stunning views of idyllic landscapes on all sides. At the seafront, the crescent-shaped infinity pool seems to float above the waves; alongside stone pathways leading to secluded coves where turtles flap about in the crystal-clear shallows. The terracotta-tiled rooftops of the accommodations, designed by renowned architect Lek Bunnag, create the illusion of a traditional Sri Lankan village with generously sized, stylishly furnished interiors. ... Learn moreless
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Hotel and restaurant in the woods. Nestled in Costa Rica’s central highlands, this sophisticated eco-lodge and spa offers a gateway to the splendours of the tropical cloud forest. Sliding glass doors guarantee breathtaking views of lush picture-book vegetation, emerging from the clouds. Suites blend into the landscape and offer unrivalled mountain or river views from rocking chairs on a private deck. All are spacious, decorated in natural tones and boast a private outdoor heated whirlpool. The soothing atmosphere of peaceful wellness is in perfect harmony with the property’s magnificent surroundings. The restaurant highlights ingredients sourced from its organic mini-farm, serving dishes inspired by traditional Costa Rican cuisine. ... Learn moreless
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Lodge and restaurant in a game reserve. Nestled in KwaZulu-Natal, this magnificent lodge built high upon a cliff overlooks the Sundays River. Its five independent, elegantly decorated suites each have terraces, whose sweeping views invite guests into a state of blissful reverie. The Nambiti reserve, with its bush and savanna, plains and waterfalls, is home to the region’s greatest concentration of animals. In addition to the Big Five, you can expect to cross cheetahs and black rhinos, as well as the many species of birds. At the end of a day spent in the open air, the lodge offers you relaxing comfort, accompanied by an elegant touch of French art de vivre and extraordinary African experiences. ... Learn moreless