Posh W Verbier — W Hotels’ first Mountain Hideaway

W Hotel Verbier is first design-hotel mountain hideaway

In December 2013 Starwood hotel group opened “W Verbier” – their first alpine escape. Verbier is the internationally renowned ski resort in the heart of the Swiss Alps. The hotel is the first of its kind in Switzerland, setting new standards with the design-led lifestyle-brand. We had a close look, check out our video review!

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Awasi Hotel: A Luxurious Hideaway in the Chilean Atacama Desert

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Awasi is an exclusive resort in the charming town of San Pedro de Atacama — surrounded by Chile’s vast Atacama Desert.

It is a Relais & Chateaux property, boasting all of the careful detailing that comes with such a prestigious ownership.

The decor is that of traditional stone, adobe and wood, carefully combined to celebrate the natural resources the region has to offer. It’s close proximity to the main village — just a few short minutes on foot — combined with pampering services that promote total relaxation, makes it an ideal oasis for comfort and convenience.

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Yurt Style Camping at Patagonia Camp near Torres del Paine

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We were never really fond of camping. But Patagonia Camp is obviously not what you would call a traditional campground – it’s a luxury camp offering every comfort you might think of.

Located at the shores of Lake Toro, Patagonia Camp is just a 15-minutes drive from one of the world’s most spectacular national parks – Torres del Paine.

Have a look!

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Stellar Architecture at Refugia Boutique Hotel on Chiloé Island

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Design hotel Refugia opened its doors to the public in September 2012 in Southern Chile, in a very unique and mystical spot on this planet – on Chiloé Island, South America’s second largest island situated just South of Puerto Montt.

The hotel is surrounded by more than 10 hectares of land where countryside, beach, green fields, forests and an inlet of the Pacific Ocean meet. A perfect oasis of tranquility and nature…

Check out this architectural gem amidst Chiloé’s rounded hills!

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Patagonia Adventure: Mini-Trekking on Perito Moreno Glacier

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Perito Moreno is one of the wildest and most remote national parks in Argentina and is named after Francisco Moreno, a naturalist and geographer who explored unknown areas and became an expert (perito) adviser.

Perito Moreno glacier drops into lake Argentino offering spectacularly roaring ice breaks. The rugged ice wall is visible from far away but discloses its full beauty only when accessed via tour boats and crampons…

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Giardino Mountain – new design hotel in the Swiss Alps in Saint Moritz

Giardino Mountain Hotel St. Moritz Guest Room

In December 2011 the new 5 star hotel Giardino Mountain in Campfer next to Saint Moritz, Switzerland, opened its doors to discerning guests.

Surrounded by majestic mountains, the Giardino Mountain resort boasts alpine chic, a generous spa, luxuriously equipped rooms with a view and excuisite cuisine in three different restaurants.

Guests choose from countless winter sports activities such as skiing, cross-country skiing, winter polo, curling or during summer time hiking, golf, sailing, paragliding, surfing or kite surfing.
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