As the age-old adage goes, the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. In South Tyrol, Saltaus, Apfelhotel’s young new generation of owners are breaking new ground while staying true to their traditional roots. noa*’s novel design and architecture evokes the vintage charm of this historical hotel while creating an oasis for the senses and shared moments. Photography by Alex Filz
The new SPA designed by Studio Apostoli, an internationally renowned design company in the field of Wellness and SPA, was created on the “Noble” floor of the building which overlooks the centuries-old inner park, a truly enchanting place from where guests can admire the vapors rising from the panoramic thermal pools which are opened until midnight. Photography by Chiara Grossi
“Kaba Kaba Estate is a regal, no-expense-spared property in Bali’s Tabanan regency, arranged among three acres of gardens with spectacular views over rice terraces stretching to the distant, volcano-strewn horizon. Its series of individual pavilions house eight bedrooms, a home theatre, games room, library, gym, spa, and multiple living areas showcasing antiques, artefacts and contemporary art.
This exclusive four-bedroomed villa blends classic Thai architecture and antiques with dazzling contemporary art and ultra-luxurious design. Situated on the water’s edge at the headlands of beautiful Kamala, Villa Yin overlooks the turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea. The fully staffed villa is set across five Thai-style pavilions, and features an 18-metre pool. Rent it now.
Forming part of the Portsmouth’s Solent Strait, Spitbank Fort is perhaps the only private island in Great Britain to be protected by walls six meters thick. Completed in 1878, Spitbank – along with two other forts – was intended to protect the heart of the British Empire from invading troops. The threat of invasion never materialized, with the forts standing empty for years to come. Recently converted to a luxury hotel, Spitbank Fort has since been restored to its former glory, providing guests with a private island experience they’ll never forget. Book it now.
No Man’s Fort is situated in the South of England between the Isle of Wight and Portsmouth – one of England’s most famous harbor cities. No Man’s Fort offers 22 unique and luxurious bedrooms. Each room has its own unique character and style and has been stunningly decorated to make the most of the Fort’s historic charm. Classic yet with a modern twist, you take your pick between the 9 Executive rooms (spacious and comfortable with a seating area, a large slate finished shower room and magnificent sea views), the 13 Junior Suites (amongst the largest rooms on the Fort, with sea views either towards Portsmouth or the Isle of Wight, large shower rooms and a seating areas with armchairs or a settee), the Superior Suite (the largest bedroom available on No Man’s Fort, offering the best views of the Solent plus a separate lounge, private dining area and a feature bathtub in your bedroom with sea view) or the Lighthouse – a spectacular self-contained penthouse suite with a large bedroom, a separate lounge with seating and television and the best views of the Solent. Book it now.
Located 70 meter high on the hillside surrounded by lush tropical forest and natural waterfall, Grand Villa Luxury Time provides breathtaking views over beautiful valley of Phuket’s Bangtao area and Andaman sea. Currently this villa is available for rent.
The Mystique is a luxurious hotel designed in 2007 by Mary Kavagia & Frank Lefebvre and is located in Oia, Santorini, Greece. This stylish property is consisting of 35 suites and villas with dazzling views of clear blue equatorial waters towards the volcano and the Aegean Caldera.