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Only a few kilometers from fashionable Ischgl lies Kappl, a family-friendly snow paradise. Here in the Paznaun Valley stands the modern and avantgarde Zhero Hotel with its captivating architecture. We recently visited this Design hotel and let ourselves be delighted gastronomically by, among others, the meat sommelier (!) …

Located near Cascais, one of the most richest municipalities in Portugal, The Oitavos Hotel is only a 20 minute drive from Lisbon. One reads, on the hotel website, that the Oitavos seeks to “embrace rather than compete with nature,” and it succeeds in doing just that — the ambiance of the hotel seamlessly merges ultra modern interior design with the wild natural surroundings, including the lush Oitavos Dunes golf course and the rippling Atlantic oceanfront.

W Barcelona is a sail shaped (Hotel Vela) 5-star hotel at the new harbour facilities. World-renowned Barcelona based architect Ricardo Bofill planned the lifestyle hotel as one of numerous new buildings that make up the Barceloneta refurbishment along the beachfront. Come with us, guest relations manager Vera is giving us a tour!

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!

Remota hotel is located in remote Puerto Natales, an old fishing town in Patagonia’s South situated between Punta Arenas and the Torres del Paine National Park. It serves as premier base for hiking, biking and even kayaking excursions into Patagonia’s plains. Architectonically speaking Remota offers a unique experience as it perfectly blends into the light slopes of the landscape.

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