A short break in sight with not enough time to go far. Do not panic, our beautiful travel address book is full of hidden gems, include ‘Cyprès Si Haut’ a luxurious cabin nestled in the heart of Corrèze in France. There among the trees, modern design awaits couples, friends and families (four persons max) for a relaxing stay with the key to: Luxury queen size bed, tropical spa and sauna, a flat screen and unlimited Wi-Fi connection for digital addicts! For gourmets, foie gras, charcuterie and regional cheeses make up an ideal picnic before an afternoon of sport with for choice, golf or hiking in the vicinity. Enough to regain some strength before a new week of work…
A real institution of the city of Jukkäsjarvi in Sweden, the ‘Ice Hotel’ has obtain a growing success year after year. The reason for this? A first-class service, ‘frozen rooms’ which design change regularly and a healthy environment, typical of the Northern European countries. When ‘normal’ rooms are offered to less adventurous clients they will be sorry to deprive themselves of the wonderful suites of ice, of finely hand-carved details, art-works, sauna and light effects. A magical parenthesis that continues in the restaurant and ice-bar of the establishment. Unmissable!
Embark in another area and offer yourself a break on board the cars of the old Railway Station Hotel, a former station of the village of Petworth transformed into a boutique hotel. Simple and tasteful decor in an Orient Express style for a bucolic stay. One will fall for the old waiting room transformed into a living room, the platform turned into a breakfast terrace and the ticket office into a kitchen!
Who has never dreamed of experiencing the famous polar auroras, these beautiful iconic lights a phenomenon of the Northern Hemisphere? To make the most of it, book a glass igloo in kakslauttanen Hotel in Lapland where from your bed you can enjoy a clear and starry sky crossed by the northern lights. Quite enchanting!
You are not imagining it, it is indeed a hotel built entirely in blocks of salt! A unique experience in the heart of the salt mine of Ulyuni in Bolivia. From the rooms of traditional Latin America decor, a striking view of the surrounding salar opens up in front of you. The restaurant, the spa, the hotel terrace, all enjoying a sublime landscape into the wild and the view of pink flamingos drinking in the distance.
Could you be tempted by a luxurious cowboy life in the heart of Colorado? Then follow the direction to Dunton Hot Springs Resort (5*) and its luxurious chalets surrounded by huge mountains and alpine trees. The program includes hiking, horse-riding, campfires and bar saloon. An idyllic setting suitable for family holidays.
For an unusual family destination, head for Kenya and Nairobi where ‘Manor Giraffes’ is home to unexpected room-mates. Indeed it is a place surrounded by giraffes rambling over 48 square kilometers of private land that awaits you. From breakfast to bedtime, the Rothschild 15 giraffes are quick to come and greet you! A place of unusual life, originally conceived to ensure the reproduction of giraffes and to protect this increasingly threatened species…