Whether you visit a ski resort for adrenaline-seeking adventures or perhaps prefer to hunker down in a cosy luxury lodge and indulge in mandatory alpine fondue, here are the notable new hotel openings in must-visit ski resorts around the world.
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: There’s an undeniable aura of exclusivity surrounding the tiny isle of Saint Barthélemy. It’s in the emerald-blue harbour teeming with yachts, and in the distinctively French flair that pervades the island’s way of life.
Western Europe’s tallest building and the one-time private residence of a London fox.
Nestled in London’s Knightsbridge district, the Berkeley has been a landmark fixture since the turn of the century. The context of the hotel’s location, mere steps from Hyde Park, makes staying here a classic British experience.
Baur au Lac’s neo-classical façade hints at the old fashioned glamour that awaits inside, where kings and queens have rubbed shoulders with composers, artists, and silver screen stars.
In Tuscany, the pursuit of mens sana in corpore sano (a healthy mind in a healthy body) has been popular since the Etruscans first discovered the pleasures of communal bathing in the region’s many natural thermal spas.
Whether the nuns would approve of the convent’s royal transformation is a mystery, but like so many things in Cartagena, the enigmatic past is part of the magic.
With its remote location halfway between capital city San José and the Nicaraguan border to the north, Nayara Springs specializes in seclusion.