Matakauri Lodge in Queenstown, New Zealand

As a Relais & Chateaux property, Matakauri Lodge offers a unique dining experience in a luxurious setting. Head Chef Jonathan Roger’s modern New Zealand cuisine is focused on showcasing local seasonal produce with clean, fresh flavors in an a la carte menu that changes daily.

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La Pause in Marrakech, Morocco

30 kilometers from Marrakech, in the anciently named the “Désert Marrakchi”, la pause: nestles in the arid beauty of the Agafay hills: an exquisite refreshing oasis bordered by a river, in a dramatic landscape overlooking the vast Moroccan wilderness.

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Hotel Marques de Riscal in Elciego, Spain

Since its unveiling in 2006 this masterpiece created by Frank Gehry to house the Hotel Marqués de Riscal has become a highly sought after contemporary, luxury retreat. Design, art, gastronomy, wine and the lush landscape all combine to create a memorable sojourn at The City of Wine.

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Farol Hotel in Cascais, Portugal

Farol Hotel is a collection of thirty-three personal boutique environments comprising delightful guestrooms, four unique suites, eight bespoke designer rooms and a stunning Penthouse. Acclaimed Portuguese and international fashion leaders who have given personalities to the designer rooms include Ana Salazar, António Augustus, Arkadius, Fátima Lopes, Miguel Vieira, Manuel Alves & José Manuel Gonçalves, José António Tenente, Paulina Figueiredo and João Rolo. These very individual retreats offer wonderful sea views. All accommodations are designated as smoke-free.

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Emiliano in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Located in the charming Jardins neighborhood, on the most fashionable street (Oscar Freire) in Brazil, Emiliano hotel has redefined luxury accommodation in Sao Paolo, becoming a luxury icon since its opening in June 2011. Guests experience here modern and authentic Brazilian sophistication through the contemporary ambiance, refined cuisine and singularly warm service offered by the hotel.

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Villa Extramuros in Arraiolos, Portugal

The Villa Extramuros was built in Arraiolos, a small city north of Evora, the Capital of Alentejo, the largest province of Portugal well known for its unspoiled beautiful nature, historical treasures and quiet lifestyle (not forgetting a rich gastronomy)

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The Westin Valencia in Spain

The Westin Valencia is ideally located in the city centre close to the historic centre, the commercial area and the City of Arts and Science of Valencia. Its 135 elegant Art Deco style rooms and suites, have a warm, relaxing atmosphere with plenty of natural light and some of them feature private terraces with Jacuzzi.

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The Headland in Ko Samui, Thailand

The Headland Koh Samui offers luxury accommodation in Baan Taling Ngam, on the idyllic Southwestern corner of the tropical island of Koh Samui – one of South East Asia’s top holiday destinations. The Headland is unique for its magical tranquility, beautiful empty beaches, luxurious surroundings and unforgettable views, yet within easy reach of all that is Koh Samui on the eastern side of the island.

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Saffire Freycinet in Tasmania, Australia

Saffire Freycinet is located mid-way along Tasmania’s beautiful East Coast, two and a quarter hour scenic drive from Hobart and a two hour drive from Launceston (Performance car hire overdrivecarhire.com.au). Australia’s major airlines conduct daily flights into Hobart and Launceston from most capital cities. Hobart Airport is just a 60-minute flight from Melbourne or 105 minutes from Sydney.

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Luma Casa de Montana in Patagonia, Argentina

Located on the shore of Lake Nahuel Huapi, Luma Casa de Montana is a luxurious mountain retreat that features eight exclusive suites, all with incredible views of the lake and designed with your comfort in mind.

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