Olea All Suite Hotel

ZAKYNTHOS, GREECE

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OLEA All Suite Hotel is a unique design hotel, set on the hills of Zakynthos, Greece; surrounded by olive and carob trees with the Ionian Sea sparkling in the distance. There are 93 suites facing the lush gardens, the sea, or the mountains; complete with terraces, sundecks and private pools in some. The rooms are spacious and beautifully designed with muted natural tones, echoing surrounding nature. Waking up here is truly paradise. Sit back and enjoy the views. Visit the spa for traditional Greek and modern treatments. Make sure to try the Tropical Storm Shower. OLEA practices sustainability in a number of ways.

Grand Villa Argentina

DUBROVNIK, CROATIA

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Villa Argentina sits on a dramatic cliff, surrounded by ancient walls, with a breath-taking view of Dubrovnik Old Town and the island of Lockrum. Take in the enclosing pine tree-clad mountains and the crystal emerald Adriatic sea. Villa Argentina, originally a private residence during early 20th century, was converted into a luxury hotel in the 1950s. 127 rooms and 4 suites keep the original architecture, with high ceilings and stone balconies, beautifully integrating the old with the new. Enjoy the old-world charm, the lush lemon and wild orange tree gardens; the rosemary, lavender and bay leaf plants. Breakfast on your private balcony with a historic backdrop. Dinner beneath the grapevines. 

Hotel Excelsior

DUBROVNIK, CROATIA

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Hotel Excelsior Dubrovnik is an iconic luxury hotel, residing seaside in Dubrovnik, Croatia. Overlooking the cobalt blue Adriatic sea and the mysterious Old Town, Excelsior combines years of history with modern luxury. Housed in a former 1913 royal villa, and facing Lokrum Island, the landmark hotel has welcomed guests luke Queen Elizabeth II and Elizabeth Taylor. There are 139 spacious rooms and 19 luxury suites designed with dark wood and natural shades, with touches of yellow and blue; located in the original 1913 section of the hotel (Villa Odak) and the more modern part – The Tower. Stroll through the gardens. Take in the sunshine in one of the sunniest places in the world. Spend the afternoon in the spa, with Jacuzzi whirlpools, or wander into the Turkish or Roman baths, or perhaps relax in the intense heat of the Finnish sauna. 

Don Ferrante

ITALY

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Don Ferrante is a boutique hotel in a small seaside town of Monopoli in southern Italy. The restored building was once an ancient fortress and is located in the town's charming historical centre with narrow streets, whitewashed houses and the Adriatic Sea through your window. Spend a lazy day by the pool and the evening in the jacuzzi. Visit the spa for a relaxing olive oil scrub and massage. Take advantage of the rooftop terrace for an unforgettable view.

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