Have you booked your summer escape yet? From the rolling hills of Tuscany to the crazy streets of Hong Kong to the complete tranquility of Mauritius, you better get your skates on if you are planning a last minute escape. https://goo.gl/3YTNPb
Happy Friday! Where do you wish you were spending your weekend? https://goo.gl/ESxLuY Porto Zante Villas & Spa, Zakynthos Greece
Please welcome D-Resort Göcek in Turkey to the SLH collection. This luxury retreat is surrounded by sheltered waters and secluded islets peppered with pine trees, which beckon to be explored. Charter the hotel’s luxury yacht for the day from the marina right in front of the hotel or stay on dry land and explore by bike, or take a tour to the fascinating archaeological sites that dot this region of Turkey. https://bit.ly/2xrHCKA
No one wants to eat their dinner in the same restaurant every night. That is why we have some forward-thinking hotels who set up a private dinner for you wherever your heart desires! Foxhill Manor will set up dinner anywhere you like in the hotel (including in their cinema room), as will 137 Pillars House Chiang Mai and Eagles Villas. At Dar Ahlam there are so many magical spots to enjoy your food from, including next to the nearby river. At Pangulasian Island Resort you can choose to dine on a remote private island and at Baros Maldives you will be taken to a private pontoon in the middle of the sea! https://goo.gl/exjJvY
Madrid’s becoming a strong contender for the city that never sleeps. Yes, you can chill out in laid-back plazas and linger over tapas. But this is a capital made for those with energy to burn. Whether you go indoor skiing, muscle through outdoor markets or dance until dawn in a nightclub that’s bigger than some English villages, over on Journal we bring you some of the liveliest spots. https://goo.gl/RtTA3w
The vineyards, the lakes, the mountains, the Med. Italy has so many captivating destinations and is one of our favourite countries. With 65 hotels in Italy, we have an abundance of choice! https://bit.ly/2xwOdDA
Want to holiday like royalty? Feel like a prince or princess in one of our French Chateaux https://goo.gl/YKnPQy
Looking for an international wedding venue? We have something for everyone with our huge range of hotels with wedding licences. From a beautiful garden wedding in the Italian Riviera to a traditional Malaysian wedding or an intimate venue in Dominican Republic, call our reservations team to find out more. https://goo.gl/H22ev4
Check out our stunning new hotel opening this month- Canaves Oia Epitome. This boutique hotel has carved out a peaceful spot just outside the main town, giving it the feel of a secret piece of paradise. Each private villa offers classic Cycladic design and is perfectly positioned for soaking up the best sunset views on the island. Spend the day relaxing by your private terrace and pool, then savour an evening by the private fire pit. Muted natural tones and a minimalist design add to the sense of peace, which is complemented by activities including daily yoga classes.
SLH Insider Tip: Book an Aqua Retreat Villa for its unique see-through glass wall pool view from the lower level bedroom.
Calling all tennis fans! With the French Open well under way, we have selected some of our hotels with beautiful tennis courts so you can enjoy a game whilst taking in your beautiful new surroundings.
SLH Insider Tip: To celebrate the Roland Garros, Château La Chenevière has created a special tennis-themed desert- filled with caramelized banana and surrounded by banana and lime mousse covered in a coffee and chocolate shell- yum! https://goo.gl/1M6a2d
Switzerland may be world-famous for its chocolate, cheese, and cuckoo clocks. But look beyond the age-old clichés and there’s even more to discover.
Discover the beauty of Mont Blanc and the glamorous, luxury ski resorts. Embark on a train ride through deep alpine valleys. Or indulge in some chic, boutique shopping and fine dining in cities as impressive as the surrounding landscape.
We’ve got 14 stunning hotels to choose from… https://goo.gl/61onuy
We are pleased to champion our hotels who are paving the way in terms of sustainability and protecting the environment.
For example, Akyra TAS Sukhumvit Bangkok is the first hotel in Asia to launch as plastic-free, Nayara Hotel Spa & Gardens in Costa Rica is built using local artisan materials that both support the Costa Rican economy and safeguard its environment. Zeavola Resort in Thailand organises daily beach cleaning by staff members and at tourist destinations close to the resort as well as coral reef cleaning by the dive team and guests. Pangulasian Island Resort in the Philippines is recognized by World Boutique Hotel Awards and recently won Southeast Asia’s Best Sustainable Boutique Hotel. The team at Gaya Island Resort champion initiatives to protect marine life, raise awareness for sustainable seafood choices and aim for pollution-free waters. The Tongsai Bay in Thailand have replaced all man-made straws with their home-made lemongrass straws which are grown in the resorts own gardens.
These are just a few examples of the fantastic ways our hotels are working to safeguard the future of the planet! https://bit.ly/2koK5vH
Today is possibly one of the best days ever invented… it's National Wine Day! Celebrate with a stay in one of our wine cellar hotels. https://bit.ly/2xbWOLy
Looking for a holiday before the schools break up?
Whether it’s a trip away for just the two of you, or a weekend with close friends, an exclusive adults-only escape can be just the ticket.
Need some pampering, a bit of quality time or just some peace and quiet? From bustling towns to tucked away beaches, we’ve combed the world for those one-of-a-kind hotels that are just for grownups. https://goo.gl/gkM9Nx
We are very happy to announce a fantastic new addition to the SLH collection- Fendi Private Suites. Dominating the buzzing Via dei Condotti, this sumptuous palazzo originally belonged to a noble family and has been the prestigious headquarters of Fendi since 2005 - and the world’s very first Fendi hotel. Comprised of just seven impeccably designed suites, the hotel epitomizes the ultimate in elegance. With exclusive access and immersion into the Fendi world, it redefines luxury for sophisticated travellers who are looking for privacy as well as a unique experience in the heart of Rome.
SLH Insider Tip: After a day of shopping, return to Fendi Private Suites and join fellow fashionistas for cocktails at Zuma Lounge, followed by contemporary Japanese cuisine at Zuma restaurant located on the rooftop. https://bit.ly/2IZiMpS
Please welcome Le Relais de Chambord to the SLH collection. Offering breath-taking views of the awe-inspiring Château de Chambord, the newly opened Le Relais de Chambord combines heritage and wellbeing within a notable historic setting. Surrounded by private gardens designed by Christian Fournet, the country hotel brings together natural elements and warm atmosphere less than two hours from Paris. Enjoy the grounds with a walk to the château, take a boat ride on the river or relax in the private spa. https://goo.gl/dfwP19
Are you a keen cyclist? Do you love nothing more than exploring a new city on two wheels with the wind in your hair? These hotels all offer bikes to help you discover your new surroundings. https://goo.gl/v3wNLe
With rooms and suites just a stone’s throw from the beach, Thalatta Seaside Hotel is a sleek, contemporary boutique hotel with a glorious pool that is central to the relaxed lifestyle here. Guests also enjoy a gym, indulgent spa treatments and a beauty salon, as well as a delightful restaurant and a bar next to the pool. https://bit.ly/2GvYjDF
Planning a babymoon? Relax in an English country house, enjoy incredible food and culture in Italy or leave all your stresses behind by jetting off to The Maldives. For some ‘me time’ – or ‘us time’ – before the new arrival, you can’t beat a luxury hotel experience. https://goo.gl/d4ZVTk
The infamous sake ceremony for both NOBU Marbella and Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay will take place today and tomorrow to christen both new hotels. The Sake ceremony is a special Japanese tradition the co-founders, Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro and Meir Teper, do to mark the official opening where a sake barrel is filled with Nobu’s signature sake and the co-founders break open the barrel with wooden mallets. The Sake is then served to everyone present and a toast is then made to signal good fortune and an official welcome.
With an elite clientele including A-list celebrities, Artur Zolkiewicz is taking ten days to complete a residency at one of Southeast Asia’s most prestigious hotels, The Sanchaya. From 14th – 24th August, UK-based Artur will host morning and afternoon classes on the exclusive estate, in addition to personal training and Q&A sessions.
Zolkiewicz’s time at The Sanchaya is a highlight of the hotel’s ongoing programme of visiting specialists, which has also included artists in residence and a series of wine dinners hosted by French winemakers. https://bit.ly/2IiOJdg
We are pleased to welcome the brand new Akyra TAS Sukhumvit Bangkok to the SLH collection which is set to become the first new hotel in Asia to launch without single-use plastic in its rooms or food and beverage outlets. The hotel will extend the eco-friendly initiative for guests on the go with stylish stainless steel water bottles and reusable shopping bags presented on arrival. As well as doing good, the hotel also has serious style credentials, offering guests re-imagined urban accommodation in the heart of Bangkok. With understated interiors and personalized service, this boutique retreat beckons visitors to discover a cosmopolitan city lifestyle. https://goo.gl/ybqo18
Fancy yourself as a wine connoisseur?
Our collection of wine-lovers’ escapes can be found by stunning mountain ranges, tucked away in vibrant city centres and dotted around some of the world’s most renowned wine regions.
Each boutique hotel offers the chance to indulge in fine dining, and many boast the finest wines their regions have to offer. Let us help you find your perfect pairing.
From idyllic beaches to dramatic mountains and sleepy fishing villages, Crete offers a captivating mix of destinations to explore. https://goo.gl/UD3pdT
Have you taken advantage of our Oceania Flash Sale yet? With up to 30% off our beautiful Southern Hemisphere hotels, you would be foolish to miss out. https://goo.gl/QLwnC7
After five months of intensive restoration and renovation, Infante Sagres, which was Portugal’s first ever five-star hotel, has reopened with 75 luxurious rooms and 10 suites, as well a new Vogue Café. Just look how beautiful it is! https://bit.ly/2K5EvcF
Happy Cinco de Mayo! From the blissful coastline of the Riviera Maya to the historic sights of Mexico City, Mexico has everything you could possibly need for a perfect holiday. Not to mention the tequila and tacos... https://goo.gl/8EpnHW
Eight Hotels - Italian Riviera in Portofino has just acquired its 5th star - no wonder, look how beautiful it is! https://bit.ly/2JLi507
Don't go for the obvious… there are so many incredible hidden treasures in Greece. Take a trip to the lesser known destinations like Grand Forest Metsovo in Metsovo, Sesa Boutique Hotel + Restaurant in Kanali, Porto Kea Suites in Kea or Petra Hotel & Suites in Patmos. If you want to get away from it all... these are our top choices! https://goo.gl/ed3uE4
Don’t want to give up your fitness routine whilst on holiday? Work out in one of these inspiring gyms to keep fit whilst enjoying the scenery. Overlook the stunning nature of the Galapagos Islands at Pikaia Lodge Galapagos or enjoy views of the beautiful country house hotel, Stapleford Park. At Il Melograno the staff will even set up a running machine for you under an olive tree! https://goo.gl/P6wGxc
Is this the cutest day spa you have seen? Halcyon House in Cabarita Beach, Australia, is a serene retreat featuring a relaxation space, private treatment rooms and a unique dome-shaped steam bath. https://goo.gl/LNfNi8
Have you visited Seville yet? If not, it should be top of your list. The fascinating city is home to ancient architecture, contemporary restaurants and true Spanish vibes. After a day of exploring, head back to your own 18th century palace at Hotel Palacio de Villapanés. There’s a serene spa, elegant terrace and palatial suites, as well as the acclaimed restaurant that promises “gastronomy to delight your five senses.” https://goo.gl/wtPG68
We are pleased to welcome The Sukhothai Shanghai to the SLH portfolio. Our only hotel in the city, The Sukhothai Shanghai combines sophisticated design and contemporary luxury in the heart of cosmopolitan Shanghai. With some of the largest suites in the city with floor to ceiling windows, the hotel also boasts an impressive spa, indoor pool and some of the best culinary offerings in the city. https://bit.ly/2I37i1A
Is Estonia on your travel wish list? As the country celebrates its 100th year, there is no better time to explore. See the best the country has to offer by combining a stay in the capital city - Tallinn followed by laid-back relaxation in the countryside on Muhu Island. https://goo.gl/Wjsykb
Please welcome HOTEL DE LA SOLEDAD to the SLH collection. A colonial lodging house turned charming boutique hotel in Morelia, Mexico. Guests have been welcome at this peaceful residence since the 1750s – making it the oldest hotel in the city and celebrated as one of Mexico’s most beautiful colonial cities, there are plenty of sights to explore in Morelia. https://goo.gl/jduSCw
The Season of Wellness has kicked off at 137 Pillars Suites & Residences Bangkok! Taking place over a 9-week period from 22 April to 29 June, the Season of Wellness brings together some of the most highly respected and forward thinking wellness gurus in the industry. They will use their years of experience and innovative techniques to make you feel better about yourself, both inside and out.
Roger Moore 22-27 April 2018, 14-18 May 2018, 25-29 June
Ronald Veldhuis 22 -29 May
Stephen Kirwin 12-17 June
Richard Wickes 19-24 June
Please welcome Healthouse Las Dunas to the SLH collection. This palatial adult-only spa resort on the Andalusian coast has wellbeing at its core – offering anything from a complete detox from day-to-day life, or just some relaxation in the Mediterranean sun. Every suite is positioned to make the most of the coastal setting, with terraces overlooking the pool and gardens. Guests can enjoy the Healthouse Restaurant with daily four-course menus featuring healthy, balanced dishes designed by two Michelin-star chef Andoni Luis Anduriz, where they can also opt for tailored diet plans. The hotel offers two spacious spas – the luxurious Ekilum Spa offering a relaxing escape with everything from steam baths to ice showers, and the Naturhouse Health and Spa Centre which features a sensation path, salt sauna and snow cave. https://goo.gl/Uugoeu
Today is Earth Day, a day to appreciate this special planet we call home. Celebrate by sharing a photo of your favourite place on earth. #EarthDay Pacific Resort Aitutaki, Cook Islands
Australia and New Zealand are not just the go-to destinations for European winter when they experience glorious sunshine, head over to Australasia in July or August to experience their winter. Enjoy incredible skiing in New Zealand or see the sights in Australia without hordes of other tourists. https://goo.gl/N5Sdr9
"A vast country with a long history, China is a land of contrasts. Megacities such as Beijing and Shanghai are constantly moving towards the future. Yet among the skyscrapers stand imperial (and everyday) landmarks from centuries ago. And out in the countryside, many age-old traditions continue, seemingly untouched by time. So will it be neon lights, or paper lanterns? Fast-flowing streets or tranquil canals? From our boutique hotels, China past and present is yours to discover" https://goo.gl/LJ2QEC