Monthly Archives: February 2012 at Luxotic World

Boutique Hotels in Sardinia

Coluccia Hotel & Beach Club

Coluccia Hotel & Beach Club is located in Conca Verde locality, 12 km from Santa Teresa, in the north coast of Sardinia, and just 50 meters from the sea. The hotel, standing in front of the Maddalena Archipelago, is inserted in a beautiful protected natural area, a few steps from the sea.Coluccia Hotel, characterised by a minimal design that merges modern style with Sardinian traditions, was conceived by the architect Julio César Ayllón, and it combines soft lines, wavy shapes, bright colours and refined furnishings. Opened in 2003, Coluccia Hotel & Beach Club is a member of Design Hotels, and has an elegant restaurant with sea view and a new SPA boutique for the wellness of its guests.

Jade Mountain Resort – Soufriere, St. Lucia, West Indies

Jade Mountain Resort

Jade Mountain Resort

High on Morne Chastanet, overlooking St. Lucia’s Piton World Heritage site and the Caribbean Sea, Jade Mountain is Anse Chastanwt’s new and exclusive resort within a resort. Anse Chastanet’s architect owner, Nick Troubetzkoy, has expanded upon his philosophy of building in harmony with Caribbean nature and environment by introducing a new level of sophistication in the design of Jade Mountain.

The Lodge at Woodloch – Hawley, Pennsylvania, United States

The Lodge at Woodloch - Hawley, Pennsylvania, United States

The Lodge at Woodloch - Luxury Spas in USA

The Lodge at Woodloch, opened in June 2006, is an exclusive 58-room luxury destination spa offering complete spa programming in a strikingly beautiful natural setting. Guests are enticed to explore the spa’s lush 75 wooded acres and meditate by the banks of its private 15-acre lake.

Cascade Wellness & Lifestyle Resort – Lagos, Algarve, Portugal

Cascade Wellness & Lifestyle Resort - Lagos, Portugal

Cascade Wellness & Lifestyle Resort

Set among gardens with a heated outdoor pool, The Cascade Wellness & Lifestyle Resort overlooks the Atlantic Ocean nearby Porto de Mós Beach. The Hotel has been sensitively developed and painted in the beautiful, traditional, warm natural colours of the area, tones of pale terracotta, ochre and pale yellow, reflect the colours of the cliffs and blend in harmony with the landscape. The hotel design itself breaks with the recent trend of high white modern architecture straight corridors and uniform rooms and instead reflects a blend of historic Roman and Moorish styles, just two stories high with quirky, stylish and individual features.

Aman Sveti Stefan – Sveti Stefan, Montenegro

Aman Sveti Stefan

Aman Sveti Stefan

Aman Sveti Stefan is located in the centre of Montenegro’s Adriatic coastline, south of Budva and between the villages of Przno and Sveti Stefan. The site incorporates two kilometres of coastline including the pink sandy beaches of Sveti Stefan, Miločer Beach and the famous Queen’s Beach. Aman Sveti Stefan enjoys breathtaking views out to sea, across the bay and along Montenegro’s most renowned stretch of coastline. The island itself measures 12,400 square metres, and while its historic exterior remains largely unchanged, the resort’s interiors have been restored and updated to meet contemporary expectations.

Chiva-Som Spa, Thailand – One Of The Most Luxurious Spas In The World

Chiva-Som Spa - Hua Hin, Thailand

Chiva-Som Spa

Located in seven acres of landscaped gardens on Thailand’s beach setting of Hua Hin, Chiva-Som is a world-renowned health resort dedicated to revitalizing mind, body and spirit for total well-being and vitality in a luxurious and relaxing atmosphere. The resort offers privacy and seclusion with only 58 elegant Thai-style pavilions, Ocean View rooms and suites.

Llao Llao Hotel And Resort – Bariloche Rio Negro, Bariloche, Argentina

Llao Llao Hotel & Resort, Argentina

Llao Llao Hotel & Resort, Argentina

Llao Llao Hotel & Resort is located on a small hill within Nahuel Huapi National Park. The hotel lays amidst limpid lakes, the majestic Andean peaks, and colorful larch and cypress forests. Llao Llao Hotel & Resort is considered as an architectural masterpiece for its setting, design and the harmonic integration with its natural surroundings. It was built by architect Alejandro Bustillo in 1938 and fully renewed in 2003.

Burj Al Arab Hotel Dubai – The World’s Only Seven-Star Hotel

Burj Al Arab Hotel Dubai

Burj Al Arab Hotel Dubai

Burj Al Arab Hotel Dubai is recognized as the tallest and most luxurious hotel in the world. Gracefully shaped like the sail of a boat and perched on its own man-made island, the hotel is close to the famed Palm Jumeirah Island. Guests will enjoy the beauty and relaxation of coastal accommodations while maintaining a reasonable distance from downtown Dubai including historic Hatta Village and the Old Bastakiya District.

Cerf Island Resort – Cerf Island, Seychelles

Cerf Island Resort - Pool

Cerf Island Resort - Pool

Cerf Island Resort is located at the entrance of the Sainte Anne National Marine Park, in the heart of the clear blue seas of the Indian Ocean. It is an elegant boutique hotel resort which boasts a fine dining restaurant, infinity pool, pool bar and beach side dining, full service beach, relaxing lounge and private mini spa. The resort offers an authentic Creole experience by incorporating the Seychellois architecture and design while preserving the natural surroundings.

The Best Wedding Destinations in The World

Sala Rossa Wedding Hall

Sala Rossa Wedding Hall

Italy, Florence

Eminently walkable and filled with Renaissance marvels and masterpieces, Florence is one of Italy’s most magical cities and a favourite among couples. It is home to some of the world’s most iconic modern artists and fashion designers, who have been drawn to this region of Tuscany and one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Florence marriage ceremonies are performed in a spectacularly dramatic civil wedding hall known as la Sala Rossa. Many Italians as well as foreign couples have had a Sala Rossa wedding and it may be the busiest place where to marry in Italy. That is why it is best to make reservations for the wedding hall of Florence as far ahead of time as possible.