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Santorini Welcomes New Luxury Hotel with One of the Island’s largest pools

Think of luxury holidays and you often think of lounging around a pool with a cocktail or two but with the opening of the new OMMA Santorini this boutique hotel takes pool life to a new level of luxury, boasting one of the largest pools on the island. If you are not a pool lounger then don’t worry, there are plenty of reasons to visit this boutique hotel including relaxing and pampering spa treatments and instagram worthy sunsets along with stunning views. Located in a prime position the OMMA boasts a 360 degree view over the Aegean Sea from the back of the hotel and views over Caldera and its lush greenery to the front. Along with providing visual luxury, the OMMA aims to please all the senses with an offering of signature dishes carefully created by their Executive Chef, Dimitris Stamoudis who includes Grilled Octopus with Fava, Shi Drum with Green Fricassee and Ekmek Kataifi (cream of pistachios with sour cherry and Kaimaki ice cream) on the menu. Deluxe Rooms provide a king-size bed …

Discover two Dreamy Waterpark Luxury Stays in the Greek Islands

Featured image is of Elixir Thalasso Spa The south-eastern Aegean island complex, the Dodecanese, is amongst Greece’s most loved destinations. Ancient archaeological sites, grand Byzantine monuments and unique, medieval buildings easily impress visitors from all corners of the world. In particular, the history, gorgeous beaches, lush vegetation, casual atmosphere and luxury resorts of cosmopolitan Rhodes and Kos makes them a popular choice. Kos Imperial Thalasso – Timeless Waterfront Elegance Secluded on a 100,000-sqm estate, Kos Imperial Thalasso curls around an expansive lagoon framed by exotic tropical gardens cascading to the beach’s edge. Lagoons, pools, waterfalls, and a river encircling a tiny island make this a dreamy water haven. The resort is just a 35 min drive from Kos Hippocrates Airport and also accessible by ferry. The resort of timeless elegance features 384 guest rooms including bungalows, suites & beachfront villas. An extensive range of family accommodation makes Kos Imperial Thalasso a firm family favourite whilst Dream Villas with terraces overlooking sweeping sea views are ideal for couples. Opt for VIP services at selected suites and …

Hilton Announces Debut in Bermuda with Signing of Bermudiana Beach Resort, Tapestry Collection by Hilton

Project also represents the brand’s first property in Bermuda and its second in the Caribbean Region Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has announced the company’s debut in Bermuda with the signing of Bermudiana Beach Resort, Tapestry Collection by Hilton. Also representing the brand’s first hotel in Bermuda and second development in the Caribbean region, the 111-room resort is slated to open in 2020.  Owned by Bermudiana Development Company Limited, Bermudiana Beach Resort will sit on a cliff overlooking the pristine pink-sand beach and turquoise waters.   “As we continue the strategic expansion of our industry leading brands across the Caribbean and Latin America, Bermudiana Beach Resort is a wonderful opportunity to introduce Tapestry Collection by Hilton to one of the Caribbean’s most sought-after destinations,” said Pablo Maturana, managing director, development, Caribbean and South America, Hilton. “We are excited about this second Tapestry Collection project in the Caribbean and look forward to working with the team at Bermudiana Development Company Limited to offer visitors a unique, upscale hotel coupled with the benefits of our award-winning Hilton Honors program.” With an …

The 5* OMMA Santorini boutique hotel opens its doors this July 25th

Named after the Ancient Greek word OMMA meaning vision, the brand new OMMA Santorini boutique hotel in Imerovigli focuses on providing guests the element of discovery through all senses. Taste the freshest culinary creations, experience the panoramic views of the famous Santorini Caldera and Aegean, inhale the fresh aromas of the spa and listen to the relaxing waves of the ocean. OMMA Santorini is a 360 experience for all your senses. An Elegant and Refined Stay A tranquil and blissful escape, OMMA Santorini’s 30 rooms – including villas, are all individually designed and feature views of the eminent Caldera from the front and Aegean Sea from the back. Suites open out to a spacious terrace with a dining area, ideal for private celebrations and intimate dinners. 10 meticulously designed room categories accommodate all types of travellers. Families can enjoy spacious Maisonette Suites with plunge pools whilst couples can treat themselves to ultimate privacy and luxury with an OMMA Villa and private swimming pool. The Artistry of Dining OMMA Restaurant focuses on Mediterranean Greek cuisine created by renowned Executive Chef …

The UK’s best walking breaks for all abilities…

Empty your mind with Bespoke Hotels With summer crowds beginning to leave for popular holiday destinations abroad, now is the perfect time to spend a weekend exploring the peace and glories of the British countryside. For a calm getaway swapping heaving crowds for tranquil scenery, Bespoke Hotels offers a selection of the UK’s best affordable boutique hotels from which to plan to walk – whether you are seeking seaside hikes or hilltop climbs. Each providing staggering natural scenery and plenty of outdoor adventure – with cosy beds and seriously good local food ready and waiting on your return. The Noel Arms, Chipping Camped One of the oldest Cotswold inns, Charles II is said to have stayed here during the English Civil War. Exuding a sense of tradition throughout its 28 rooms, the inn is at the honey-stoned heart of Chipping Campden, overlooking what is often referred to as England’s most picturesque High Street. The Noel Arms marks the start of the Cotswold Way footpath, with its more than 100 miles of scenic walking through open landscapes and …

Discover the True Mykonos by Land, Sea and Sky

With Brand New Experiences at Myconian Collection Myconian Collection, a family-owned brand from the heart of Mykonos, is delighted to launch a brand new series of curated experiences to allow guests to truly uncover the hidden secrets of the mythical island. Follow in the footsteps of the ancient Greeks and explore the wonders of Delos, a UNESCO World Heritage site with a private guide. Learn the lay of the land and simple pleasures from farmers who know the terrain of the island like the back of their hand. Set your internal clock to relaxation mode with private wine tasting with a Myconian sommelier or a cooking class at the chef’s table. Gain a unique perspective from the sky by helicopter and discover the wonders of the sea in the pure luxury of a private yacht. Set out on a journey to discover a fascinating world where glamour meets simplicity with the Myconian Collection and leave Mykonos as a true ‘nisiotis’ (Greek: local islander).By Land Embark on a journey exploring both the infamous and lesser-known beaches …

Sofitel invites guests to “Live The French Way”

New global brand campaign celebrates Sofitel’s French roots, offering a modern spin on design, gastronomy, arts & culture, well-being and more  As the first international luxury hotel brand to originate from France, Sofitel Hotels & Resorts is a renowned global ambassador of French style and art de vivre. In celebration of the brand’s birthplace and heritage, Sofitel is launching a new global brand campaign that reaches deeper into its French roots. Live The French Way, the campaign’s brand promise, pays homage to Sofitel’s French origin, demonstrates the eternal allure of French style, and reinforces the brand’s time-honored position as an ambassador of French art de vivre around the world.   “The goal of Live the French Way is to reinforce Sofitel’s position in the luxury segment and leverage its inherent strengths, while also differentiating the brand from its competitors and injecting a sense of modernity into the brand. We think guests will be delighted to experience authentic French touches through an immersive and luxurious journey into Sofitel’s world, wherever they may travel,” said Steven Taylor, Chief Marketing Officer, Accor.   The brand campaign, …