I could sooooo use a vacation and this hotel would be the perfect place to enjoy sun, warmth and do it in style. Menorca Experimental was created from a 19th century finca on 30 hectares of stunning land. Surrounded by pine groves, fragrant juniper shrubs and wildflowers, the whitewashed compound has been carefully restored—including its original vegetable garden—by a team of local craftsmen under the guidance of interior designer Dorothée Meilichzon. Only 5 minutes walk from our main finca follow our natural path and enjoy breathtaking views from the Menorca Experimental cliff point. Access to a secluded pebble beach Cala Llucalari is a 15 minutes walk. If that didn’t sound perfect, take a look at the interior!!!
Photography : Karel Balas
It’s been a right of passage for young people to backpack around the world and part of the experience was the “joy” of sharing a dorm in a youth hostel. I’m glad to say that things have improved remarkably since I dragged a heavy suitcase (Me? Backpack?) around Europe. Younger travellers are still looking for an organic adventure over the cultivated experience of traditional hotels but their accommodation expectations are so much higher. When ATLAS, a well established hostel in Hong Kong, approached Twenty’o Eight Design to expand and re brand their popular establishment the result was energetic and fun yet comfortable and calming. Communal areas celebrate the fabulous view and the hustle and bustle of the city while the shared rooms are designed with customised bunk beds that optimise comfort while balancing privacy.
Is it working on a weekend or getting away for the weekend? Right now I’d be happy to do either. Paramount House Hotel by Breathe Architecture.
Love the idea of staying a some of Australia’s best homes with 24-7 concierge service? Want a 5-star hotel experience in the comfort of a private home? I’m in if it means a family getaway to this 5 bedroom property on the beautiful coastal country of Victoria’s south-eastern Mornington Peninsula. The relaxed outdoor lifestyle features a luxurious pool, pizza oven, courtyard and manicured lawns. Inside it’s all about the free flowing open plan. Close to beaches, wineries and bushland we could definitely make a weekend of it. Stokes via LUXICO, the home hotel.