Steps from the Grand Place in Brussels sits the five-star Hotel Amigo, the preferred address of visiting celebrities and politicians, a quiet oasis among the tourists crowding the cobblestone streets.
A guide to the world’s most exquisite infinity pools, from Singapore to Quebec.
For over a hundred years, South Whitfield Street has been the home of a distinctive five-storey building, the YMCA in Pittsburgh’s East Liberty neighbourhood—today, the city landmark has been transformed into the Ace Hotel chain’s first expansion into the northeast Rust Belt.
A spa is a spa is a spa. Once upon a time that was the case but today, the spa has been elevated to revered status and the hotel spa, a class of distinction.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: After passing through the coastal cities of Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, and Redondo Beach, the winding ascent up the Palos Verdes cliffs to Terranea Resort signals a retreat away from the congestion of the city.
For such a tiny country, New Zealand has a wealth of natural beauty to explore. But getting out of the city doesn’t have to mean roughing it.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: The laidback vibe of L’Auberge Del Mar is a quaint nod to East Coast prep, à la Cape Cod or Nantucket. The AAA four-diamond, 120-room property sits perched above Powerhouse Park, mere steps away from San Diego beaches.
For its third maison, Cheval Blanc transformed the 40-key Hotel Saint-Barth Isle de France to Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle de France: rooms, suites, and villas individually decorated in easy-but-elegant West Indies style with a distinctive French flair.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Founded in the 1950s, Paris-based Club Méditerranée—better known as Club Med—was the first all-inclusive resort company. In the decades since, the French brand has evolved.