A 19th century mansion nestled in the heart of the 16th district in Paris with a key to a one and only single room overlooking a beautiful garden of 110m2 and above all the Eiffel Tower. Totally inspired by Christian Dior and his friend Jacques Homberg, the bed & breakfast was designed by Jean-Christophe Stoerkel, fan of the 50’s. Relax in a beautiful setting of grey pearl tones, decorated by precious toile de Jouy re-edited by Frey, and trompe l’oeil by Denis Berteau. Before settling down in a beautiful silky bed, give yourself a moment to ponder on the small rotunda balcony of your room.
Only few villas await the lucky individual, set in the middle of a dream jungle, bordered by the ocean and Playa Grande. Pool, wooden terrace and private gardens are the ideal spots to relax and enjoy incredible views of the surroundings nature, between turquoise sea and mountains. Here, no time to be bored between spa, golf courses, fishing and other water sport. To access it, simply call the resort private jet!
Better than a resort Villa Punto de Vista (point of view) is one of these ultra-confidential places you never tired of; with a five-star service, 2.5 hectares of tropical forest, a 1800 view over the Pacific Ocean and its 12 000 square meters to roam as you please. On the program features several rooms each with a very specific atmosphere to the image of the Ice-Room, preferred by adolescents or the Purple Sea Room with its panoramic view. Jacuzzi, infinity pool, private beach access, concierge, massages, game room and WIFI are also present.
What can be better than a hotel with only twenty rooms to relax in the heart of the Italian lakes? On the private terrace, one can enjoy a spray before a dip in the infinity pool, extended by the idyllic Lake Como. The décor is sober, elegant and cosy thanks to Italian designer Alessandro Agrati’s signature, which uses raw materials from the surroundings villages. As for the owners, one can rely on them to help discovering the region between vineyards, fishing in the moonlight, water-skiing, a visit to Bellagio and the discovery of Italian gastronomy.
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