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Edible Masterpieces

Tantalizing temptations that our hotels create with such originality that you’ll be left savoring the taste long after you’ve gone.

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Seven Autumn Destinations to Fall For

Where to go to ponder fiery foliage, savor the season’s bounty, and above all cherish a contemplative silence to tend to one’s inner garden.

Ethical Ecotourism: What to Engage With and What to Avoid

From safaris to conservation experiences, engaging with wildlife—especially the captive kind—carries a responsibility to ensure our presence is positive for the animals and their environment.

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Where to Go Late Summer

To help you get inspired, we asked the inveterate travelers of Design Hotels where they’re headed.

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Seven of the Best Pools

Dive headfirst into these seven stunning aqueous spots, from horizon-edge infinity views, a lake-like oasis, to an iconic rooftop, and beyond, and you will stay chilled while the temperatures soar.

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The Umbrian Good Life

With Vocabolo Moscatelli, our latest opening in Umbria, a former Chef Concierge from some of Switzerland’s top hotels finally builds the boutique hotel he’s been dreaming of.

Reconnecting with the Land at Pnoēs

At our newest Greek paradise on the isle of Tinos, the three-villa property Pnoēs Tinos brings the flavors and history of the island to the hotel through smell, taste, and sight.

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Montenegro’s Feel-Good Island

Want some adventure but can’t give up on the luxury? Come end of summer, lovers of design, nature, wellness, and culture will be drawn to Mamula Island hotel set in a carefully restored 19th-century fort.

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An Old Finnish Tale Told Anew

The new Runo Hotel Porvoo, just an hour’s drive from Helsinki, is a study in how to transform an historic building into a relaxed elegant contemporary space without losing its soul.

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Five Wellness Destinations That Go Beyond the Spa

A deep breath and a reverberating ooommmm can set a lot of things right, but a change of scene and a well-thought-out wellness program can do miracles.

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Urban Healing in Bolzano

Come spring, taking its cue from the surrounding city of Bolzano, Parkhotel Mondschein will offer its guest the highest quality of life in a breathtaking mountain setting with a modern Body and Mind studio and a variety of culinary delights.

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Taste and Place: The Design Hotels Book

Introducing Taste and Place: The Design Hotels Book. In a first for us, we have used our annual anthology to undertake a broad and inclusive exploration of a single topic: food.

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Mud Wellness in Napa Valley

Our newest member hotel, Dr. Wilkinson’s Backyard Resort & Mineral Springs sets the stage for the ultimate wellness treatments against a jaw-dropping backdrop of majestic mountains sloping down to a sun-dappled valley.

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The New Face Of Balearic Beauty

Opening this spring, El Vicenç de la Mar on Mallorca’s less explored northern part will put its spectacular surroundings—framed by the Sierra de Tramuntana and inviting coves—at the center of its unforgettable experience.