Want to get away? From Hawaii to Switzerland and London to Santorini, this fantastic list created by the folks at Quintessentially has the best three-dimensional replicas of your two-dimensional favorites.
Treat your mind as well as your body this summer by escaping to one of these retreats.
Escape the hustle and bustle
The Five best luxury retreats that’ll give you that much-needed break:
1. Franklin Hotel in London.
Location: 24 Egerton Gardens, Kensington and Chelsea, London, SW3 2DB, United Kingdom
About: The hotel has recently been given a new look by celebrity designer Anouska Hempel, whose work has helped create a temple to hospitality. Here, the charm of an English house meets the magic of Italian design, and the result is a unique, original style that has transformed the Franklin into one of the most outstanding 5-star boutique hotels on the London scene.
2. The Capra Hotel.
Location: Lomattenstrasse 6, 3906 Saas-Fee, Switzerland
About: The Capra is an intimate five-star, alpine luxury lodge in a spectacular natural setting. There’s nowhere else in the world where so many 4,000 metre peaks are visible at a single glance. The car-free Swiss ski resort of Saas-Fee is a favorite among winter sports connoisseurs for its long ski season, guaranteed high-quality snow, and authentic charm.
3. Hokuala Kauai, Hawaii.
Location: 3351 Ho’olaule’a Way, Kauai, Hawaii 96766, US
About: It’s one of the island’s best-kept secrets. A secluded piece of high ground overlooking the Pacific, near the calm waters of Kalapaki Beach. Here is where you find Kauai’s only Jack Nicklaus signature golf course. In this one-of-a-kind resort community, nature plays a leading role. A morning run takes you through groves of mango and papaya. You catch glimpses of rare birds. And with a home at Timbers Kauai – Ocean Club & Residences, all this is just steps from your front door.
4. SHA Residences.
Location: Calle Verderol 5, 03581 El Albir – Alicante, Spain
About: A unique and exclusive residential destination featuring 11 residences within SHA Wellness Clinic, whereby guests are able to enjoy the Clinic’s lifestyle, calibre of services and optimum state of health & wellbeing, all within the privacy of SHA Residences. The perfect luxury wellness destination for those seeking a modern and exclusive healthy travel lifestyle experience.
5. Istoria Hotel.
Location: Perivolos Beach, Santorini 84703, Greece
About: At the sublime junction where the black volcanic sand of Perivolos Beach meets the midnight blue waters of the Aegean Sea, one finds Santorini’s newest addition—Istoria. The 12-suite retreat constitutes a new kind of hospitality for the island, where a stripped-down contemporary aesthetic animates a next-generation social hub for sophisticated travelers.
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