MELENOS LINDOS HOTEL, RHODES, GREECE  

Welcome to Lindos - a charming white village, sitting under the ancient Acropolis on a small harbour of the Greek island of Rhodes. Melenos Lindos is a special hotel where history and nature come together as one. The hotel has been designed with a lot of attention to detail - mosaic floors, hand-painted ceramics, gorgeous plants, intricate antiques and romantic lighting at night. The twelve suites all have beautiful views of of the Aegean Sea and distant coastline. Each suite has a private terrace, decorated with pebble mosaics. Relax while watching the coastline or daydream in the intimate garden, among lavender, jasmine, and lush grape-vines.

CASA VESTA, ZUFRE, SPAIN

Casa Vesta is a charming yet luxurious boutique hotel, overlooking the hills, forests, river and lake of the Natural Park of the Sierra de Aracena, Spain. Located in the romantic village of Zufre and 45 minutes from Seville, the restored mansion has a Spanish villa feel, perfect for a private and relaxing retreat. Choose one of the seven double rooms or one of the two suites, complete with hammocks and a balcony. Have your morning coffee on the sunny terrace. Cool off in the infinity pool. End the night with a glass of wine by an open fire.

RATNAKARA RETREAT, DONDRA, SRI LANKA

Welcome to Villa Ratnakara - a south Sri Lankan hillside paradise, surrounded by a tropical garden full of wildlife and close to a beautiful sandy bay. Ratnakara means "Indian Ocean" - appropriate for its blue horizon views. The Villa has been designed with the guests' well being in mind - from its serene feng shui to its respect for the Buddhist culture.

Choose one of five spacious colonial style bedrooms with private terraces, some including outdoor showers. Spend the afternoon relaxing in the infinity pool, surrounded by jungle.

The Villa is available as a private rental or as part of a yoga and wellness retreat. Whatever its purpose, Ratnakara makes any trip unforgettable.

LA VILLA SOFIA, SUMATRA ISLAND, INDONESIA

Surrounded by the Sumatran rainforest, Villa Sofia is a beautifully designed lodge with an atmosphere of comfort and adventure in a luxurious setting.  Visit one of the nearby deserted islands. Hike through the jungle and find a hidden waterfall. Explore the Indian Ocean or go cliff diving.

QUINTA DO CORAÇÃO, ALGARVE, PORTUGAL

Quinta do Coração's meaning really describes it best - "farm from the heart". Stay in a secret hideaway, surrounded by fruit trees and hills of Algarve, Portugal. Embracing traditional Portuguese style, the villa was rebuilt with all natural materials. Choose between one of the three charming rooms in the guesthouse or a personal cottage, which includes an open fireplace as well as a private balcony overlooking the hills. Sit on the terrace, while reading a book or having a sundowner, surrounded with a beautiful garden with ponds and waterfalls trickling nearby.


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