ABAMA Golf & Spa Resort, Tenerife
Its clifftop setting, with panoramic ocean views, is not the only reason that Abama boasts an elevated status. Managed by the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Group, this west coast resort, with it’s secluded golden sandy beach, is not one to do things by halves.
The St. Regis Mardavall Mallorca Resort
The St. Regis Mardavall Resort is perfectly positioned to enjoy Mallorca’s natural beauty. Whichever of the spacious rooms or suites you wake up in, the first sight to greet you as you look across your private terrace, is the sparkling sea.
Marbella Club Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa
The former residence of Prince Alfonso von Hohenlohe, the beachfront Marbella Club Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa enjoys a prime location in the heart of the ‘Golden Mile’, between Marbella and Puerto Banus. Set in lush, fragranced gardens on a long stretch of sandy beach, this Leading Hotel of the World offers a range of deluxe accommodation including spacious guest rooms, suites and Andalusian-style two, three and five bedroom villas, with private garden and pool.
Kempinski Hotel Bahía Estepona
Located near the pretty Andalucian town of Estepona, and boasting views over the Malaga coast, the Rock of Gibraltar and the African coastline, the Kempinski Hotel Bahía Estepona can lay claim to having two continents on its doorstep. It also revels in the glorious weather of the Costa del Sol, (the ‘Sunny Coast’), which receives an average of over 320 days of sunshine a year – all the better to enjoy the hotel’s expansive tropical gardens and picturesque beach. Inside, the hotel is decorated with colourful works of art, ceramics and pictures, and there are 147 newly-refurbished rooms and suites each featuring a private balcony or terrace with stunning sea views.
Villa Padierna, Marbella
the Hotel Villa Padierna looks just like a Tuscan Palace, its magnificent terrace offering fantastic views of the golf courses, the Mediterranean and on a clear day, the African coastline. It’s been designed to reflect the traditional lifestyle of an Italian villa and if you wander around the grounds you’ll find Roman columns, charming fountains and pleasant nooks in which to hide with a good book, or simply soak up the views. Interiors with cosy fireplaces also feature a carefully integrated collection of paintings and statues from a private collection. Michelle Obama spent a couple of days here!
Hotel Ritz Madrid
The Ritz is a prestigious hotel housed within a Baroque palace and as an Orient-Express Hotel, it has all the style you’d expect. It is set on a leafy boulevard next to the Retiro Park, close to exclusive shops, museums and theatres, yet within walking distance of the financial district. Each room and suite is elegantly furnished with antique furniture and embroidered bedding; has a television and internet access; and room service is available 24 hours a day.
This spectacular mansion, set in magnificent landscaped gardens, is the ideal getaway for anyone looking for tranquillity and privacy in close proximity to local services and amenities. Six generously sized bedrooms (all en suite) include the master suite, boasting its own private sitting room and sun terrace.