The Mondrian is, in a word, hot. It has plenty of hip-hotel credentials, from an open ‘theatre-style’ kitchen, views of the Thames and deep purple interiors by Tom Dixon, to a Curzon cinema in the basement and morning yoga classes on the rooftop deck, open to guests and non-guests alike. The hotel has also partnered with Tate Modern to create bespoke cultural experiences and provide fast-track tickets to exhibitions, as well as very popular Jimson Blossom cocktail at its Dandelyan bar, inspired by the floral canvasses of Georgia O’Keeffe.
Set amid the sunflower-studded plains of ANDALUCIA, this hacienda can be taken over in its entirety; otherwise, rent one of the pretty two-bedroom casitas that come with thatched chill-out area and private infinity pools.
This stately home in the WEST HIGHLANDS, opposite Mary Queen of Scot’s final incarceration, has an incredible art collection, a reception room big enough to seat 400 and access to game hunting and deer stalking.
The city of ARLES in Provence is famed for inspiring the paintings of Van Goth – and this suite in the Christian Lacroix – designed Hôtel Jules Cesar comes with a terrace overlooking the courtyard garden and access to a bicycle to explore the city.