Casa Luum \ ALGARVE \ PORTUGAL
Once an old ruin at the end of a dirt road, this modern home is now dominated by strong architectural lines and a neutral palette of white walls, concrete floors and stone accents. Completely encompassed by hundreds of olive, almond and cork trees, the 4 bedroom home opens itself to its surroundings through the use of large windows and doors, rooftop terraces, multiple patios and a large courtyard that contains a semi-enclosed pool.
Agrumeto \ Puglia \ Italy
Newly restored, this stylish 2 bedroom apartment is the ultimate oasis in the heart of Nardo's old baroque town. The light and airy villa features vaulted ceilings and antique floor tiles inside, and a lush garden courtyard with a pool, multiple dining areas and terraces outside. Perfectly situated to explore the region, you may not want to leave this hideaway!
Masseria Battimuro \ Puglia \Italy
Once an abandoned 19th Century farmhouse, Masseria Battimuro is now a stunning estate with three modern interconnected structures surrounding a beautiful courtyard of paved ancient stone slabs. Nestled in an olive grove with a stunning 21m pool, this 5 bedroom oasis is ideal for families and groups to enjoy a shared vacation in the Puglian countryside.
trotula Charming House \ Salerno \ Italy
Set in an ancient Convent that was converted into a noble residence in 1600, the thick wall plastering and frescoes dating back to the 17th century, prominent high wooden beam ceilings, and spectacular views extending to the sea, make this 2 bedroom apartment a one-of-a-kind space steeped in history. It is the perfect launching point to explore the infamous Amalfi Coast with friends and family.
Follonico \ Tuscany \ Italy
Nestled in rural Tuscany overlooking sloping vineyards, cypresses, sheep pastures and olive groves, this lovingly restored 200 year old farmhouse has 6 beautiful refurnished suites. Follonico offers a subdued, pastoral alternative to the vineyard boutiques and touristy guesthouses that dot the region and is the perfect place to slow down, breathe and enjoy the natural rhythms that surround you.
Trullo M \ Puglia \ Italy
This newly renovated, 4 bedroom home sits perched on a hill with 180 degree views extending down the valley all the way to the Adriatic Sea. Surrounded by olive trees and stone walls, the original trulli design was respected while updating the space with all the high-end conveniences. Take in the spectacular views while enjoying the 12m infinity pool or explore one of the many many cliff-side villages, stunning beaches and white cities.
micasaenlisboa \ lisbon \ portugal
Perched high upon Calcada do Monte in the historic Graca neighborhood, Micasaenlisboa Guesthouse is an architectural gem furnished with mid-century furniture, antique finds and personal objects d'art. The 9 ensuite guestrooms are stylishly decorated, along with the shared kitchen, lounge and patio. Micasaenlisboa is the perfect spot for the aesthetically inclined traveller looking for a truly unique stay in Portugal's colorful capital.
CASA Brava \ ALGARVE \ PORTUGAL
Nestled up in the fertile Barrocal region between the coast and the hills, this one room guesthouse is part of a lovingly restored farmhouse. The private stone quarters includes a covered patio to enjoy meals and shade to relax. Slow down and take in the farm's tranquil and wild surroundings that include gardens, multiple eating areas and a swimming pool.
MONOCABIN \ RHODES \ GREECE
Located on the lovely Greek island of Rhodes, this innovative miniature white house is constructed using modular concrete panels and is inspired by the island’s traditional architecture. Sleeping two people, the sleek interior consists of a bedroom, kitchen and bathroom, with outdoor lounge and eating areas. Ideally situated just 200m from the crystal clear water of the Aegean Sea, it is the perfect mini hideaway.
White exclusive suites \ Azores \ Portugal
Perched on a rocky cliff on the stunning island of San Miguel, the converted manor has been beautifully transformed into 9 suites and a villa, featuring breathtaking views of the lush green hills and deep blue sea. The mix of preserved architectural elements and modern touches of expansive terraces and heated saltwater infinity pool make for a most luxurious escape.
Santa Maria Villa \ Sicily \ Italy
This beautifully restored 17th Century farmhouse has everything for the perfect Italian holiday with family and friends. With eclectic interiors furnished from the owners' extensive world travels and exteriors boasting peaceful grounds of pine groves, Mediterranean gardens, vineyards, olive groves, and a palm-fringed pool and tennis court. If you can pull yourself away, there is plenty to explore from white sand beaches, Greek temples and medieval towns.
VILLA SON FONT \ CALVIA \ MALLORCA
Located in the Tramuntana Mountains near Calvia, this luxurious 4 bedroom villa is the perfect mix of traditional Mallorcan design and stylish Ibiza accents of white built-in furniture, beautiful lighting and a relaxed environment. With stunning forested views extending to the sea, Villa Son Font is the ultimate Mediterranean hideaway, where you can slow down, enjoy nature and relax in a calm and comfortable environment with family and friends.
SKINOPI LODGE \ MILOS \ GREECE
Located on the unspoiled island of Milos, Skinopi Lodge sits on a bluff overlooking the deep blue Aegean Sea. Reflective of Cycladic culture, the 3 secluded villas are made primarily of stone with the modern addition of floor to ceiling glass windows. The minimal and airy villas of whitewashed walls and traditional cement floors are set within 9 acres of pristine sea front private land, creating the ultimate retreat with your own private front-row view of the sunset.
CASA MODESTA \ ALGARVE \ PORTUGAL
The perfect mix of modern and rural, this 9 room boutique hotel sits on the edge of the Ria Formosa Lagoon. Built by the owner's grandfather in 1940, it has been re-imagined by the granddaughter, an architect, featuring stunning vaulted brick ceilings, traditional terracotta floor tiles, cedar furnishings and cork and brass accents.It's the perfect place to slow down and experience authentic culture in a beautiful environment.
Casa Angelina / Praiano / Italy
Nestled in the quaint town of Praiano, Casa Angelina offers a tribute to modern minimalism. Settle into quiet luxury with white-on-white decor paired with eclectic pieces of colorful, contemporary art and stunning views of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Soaking in their peaceful, meditative atmosphere, you'll never want to leave this heavenly coastal abode!
HOTEL SANTA CATERINA / AMALFI / ITALY
Located on the rocky cliffs of the majestic Amalfi Coast, this 19th Century villa features a private beach club, waterfront restaurant, salt water pool, and gorgeous rooms decorated in traditional Mediterranean style - all with incredible views extending over the azure waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea.
La Granja / Ibiza / SPain
A members-only retreat located in the pastoral interior of Ibiza is the latest project of Design Hotels. Mediterranean gardens surround the sprawling 16th Century farmhouse, comprising 9 rooms and a private guesthouse. Rustic, yet luxurious, the pared-down aesthetic is perfect for the slower pace of days by the pool and farm-to-table meals.
Casa Cook Rhodes \ Rhodes \ Greece
Located at the base of a craggy mountainside, this tranquil, adult only, bohemian retreat is the epitome of style with predominantly white buildings accented with exposed stone walls, timber decks, azure pools and silvery olive trees. The 90 one- and two-storey villas are all swim-up style, with private terraces leading into a minimally decorated suites with just the right touches of cool.
SANTA BARBARA ECO-RESORT \ AZORES \ PORTUGAL
Featuring polished concrete and natural wood elements, the 14 contemporary villas are ideally situated between the ocean and the mountains. The boutique resort also has a swimming pool, Restaurant/Bar, and a beach club for when you can't pull yourself away! With a ton of activities both at the resort and around the island, it is the ideal place for relaxation or adventure!
Furnas Lake Villas \ Azores \ Portugal
Located in the lush volcanic Furnas Basin, this chic eco-resort is comprised of 10 modern villas raised on pillars above a tranquil pond, as well as a traditional stone cottage, saltwater pool and stylish restaurant. The 103 acres includes beautiful gardens and dense woodland, offering a plethora of activities such as hiking, biking and horse-back riding.
Casa X \ Barcelona \ Spain
Perched on a hillside with views of wooded mountains and the sparkling Mediterranean Sea, Casa X is an architectural design home dominated by clean concrete lines and double-story windows. Comprising 4 bedrooms, a luxury kitchen, stunning lounge area, and infinity pool, this slick retreat will have you feeling a bit like James Bond.
Masseria Moroseta \ ostuni \ puglia
Nestled in a 5 hectare olive grove minutes from both Ostuni and the idyllic Puglian coastline, Masseria Moroseta is a stunning white stone farmhouse with a unique design element that is modern and pared down. There are 6 bedrooms and a communal salon and veranda that overlook the large pool with incredible views extending to the Adriatic Sea. This is the ultimate in affordable luxury.
PERIVOLAS \ SANTORINI \ GREECE
Poised on the cliff high above the Aegean, this intimate escape is designed as a place where you can let the rest of the world slip away. The 20 beautiful cave houses and terraced gardens spill down the slope to the infinity pool, which seems to slip off the rim of the cliff and bleed into the blue horizon. Just a short walk from Oia, it is the perfect place to relax and take in the beauty of Santorini.
San Giorgio Hotel \ Mykonos \ Greece
The ultimate in boho luxury, San Giorgio is located on the dramatic rocky shore of the Aegean Sea. Minimally decorated, every corner of this white-washed haven has been curated with carefully chosen organic accessories to enhance the therapeutic feel. Whether you seek relaxation and solitude or want to enjoy the world famous clubs, San Giorgio Hotel truly is a Greek paradise that has it all.
THIRTYSEVEN GOZO \ munxar \ GOZO
Hidden behind great limestone walls in the quiet village of Munxar, this chic Bed and Breakfast is created from 2 adjoining 16th Century farmhouses. There are 10 rooms, diverse in design and decorated with original artworks, 2 swimming pools, shaded daybeds, and plenty of relaxing courtyards and nooks to get lost in for an afternoon.
Masseria la spinetta \ salento \ puglia
This contemporary home, built in the traditional style of the masserie, is located in the heel of the Italian boot surrounded by olive groves as far as the eye can see. With vaulted ceilings, marble floors, 5 bedrooms, a professionally outfitted kitchen and an extra large pool, you won't want to leave this Italian hideaway.
Ursulino Valletta \ Valletta \ Malta
Formerly a 20th century family townhouse, Ursulino Valletta opened its doors as a lovely boutique hotel in 2015, retaining its original art nouveau charm while restoring to modern luxury standards. An eclectic art collection decorates the walls of the communal areas, while the seven contemporary rooms feature pops of bright colors and Maltese-style tiled floors.
VILLA TAMARA \ BOL \ CROATIA
Just steps away from the crystal clear Adriatic Sea, this 4 bedroom traditional villa is walking distance from the world famous Green Horn Beach. Beautifully furnished and updated with all the modern amenities, it's the perfect place for a family vacation!
VALLETTA VINTAGE \ MALTA
Valletta Vintage is a stylish collection of five studio apartments spread across three historic buildings in Valletta and Birgu, adorned with an eclectic mix of designer, bespoke & vintage pieces sourced from shops, workshops and markets. These charming self-catering apartments are the perfect alternative to mainstream holiday accommodation.
Villa cp \ girona \ spain
Designed by a renowned Barcelona architect, this restored 5 bedroom Catalan Farmhouse, harmoniously juxtaposing old and new styles in line with the surrounding nature and environment, is perched on a hill overlooking a National Park of cork and pine forest extending to the Balearic Sea.
The Modern Chateau \ Bonnieux \ France
This stunning 3 bedroom home is nestled in a quiet valley just outside of Bonnieux, France. Dominated by concrete, stone, and clean lines, the home is modern and minimalist, yet far from ostentatious. The expansive design allows the surrounding environment in, thus creating a feeling of calm and relaxation among the chirping birds and wafts of lavender carried in the light breeze.
Villa CHIC \ CORTONA \ TUSCANY \ ITALY
Located just outside Cortona, these stunning private villas have been recently renovated in a modern and minimalist style inside, while preserving their historic visage outside. Enjoy panoramic views of the Tuscan countryside from the private pool and beautiful gardens. It is the perfect mix of contemporary and comfort, making Villa Chic the ideal getaway for an unconventional and memorable stay in Italy.
Kapetan Tasos Suites \ Pollonia \ Milos \ Greece
Kapetan Tasos Suites is located just a short walk from the center of the small town of Pollonia. Designed in the local architectural style, this beautiful boutique hotel is understated, elegant and equipped with all the modern furnishings. The simple design lends to spaces that are airy and bright, with lots of windows and patios to admire the stunning views.
Thalassa Beach House \ Kimolos \ Greece
Thalassa Beach House is the quintessential Hideaway. Once used as a boat shed, it is now a beautiful house just steps from the beach, renovated in the highest quality. The bi-folding shutter doors open up to uninterrupted views of a beautiful bay, perfect for swimming on hot summer days.
The Windmill Hotel \ Kimolos \ Greece
Perched atop a hill with stunning 360 degree views, the Windmill Hotel is one of the few traditionally restored windmills in Greece today, dating back to 1852. This boutique-style hotel has been beautifully renovated with all the modern amenities and facilities, having 5 separate unique rooms to choose from.
Nefeli Sunset Suites \ Pollonia \ Milos \ Greece
This beautiful boutique hotel is just steps from the Aegean Sea in the small fishing town of Pollonia. Designed in traditional Cycladic architecture having bright, minimalistic spaces, the newly renovated hotel has all the modern amenities one could need. Each room has its own veranda or balcony to take in the incredible views.
Metafort \ Methamis \ Provence \ France
Metafort is a boutique Bed and Breakfast located in the small town of Methamis in the Luberon region of Provence. Originally a 17th Century House, Isa and Philippe have created a stunning 5 bedroom + 1 apartment property of contemporary, yet thoughtful design.
La Pauline \ Aix En Provence \ Provence \ France
Originally built for Napolean's sister, La Pauline is an elegant 18th Century Estate situated just outside of Aix en Provence. There are 5 rooms decorated in classic provencale style, each having a private patio. With a stone pool, gardens, statues, a hedge maze, olive groves, fountains and ponds, there is plenty of charm to go around.
4o Winks \ London \ United Kingdom
40 Winks is an opulently decorated 300 year old Queen Ann House on Mile End Road in trendy East London. Lovingly restored and transformed into an extraordinary and slightly eccentric "micro-boutique hotel", the 2 bedrooms are often booked out months in advance.
Monnaber Vell \ Campanet \ Mallorca \ Spain
Nestled at the base of the Tramuntana Mountains, Monnaber Vell was originally a monastery in the 13th Century, and is now a charming Agrotourismo, or Country Hotel, with 15 beautiful rooms, restaurant, spa and swimming pool. Ideal for relaxation, there are also endless activities to do in this stunning area, from hiking and biking to exploring nearby villages.
Hort De Cas Misser \ Selva \ mallorca \ spain
Situated at the base of the Tramuntana Mountain Range, S'Hort De Cas Misser is an original Mallorcan home, surrounded by gardens, olive groves and fruit orchards. There are 8 spacious rooms decorated in traditional Mallorcan style with beamed ceilings and beautiful views, some having a private terrace.
Les Rosees \ Cote D'Azur \ Mougins
Just outside the medieval village of Mougins and just minutes away from Cannes, this boutique guesthouse is the perfect base for exploring the Cote D'Azur or just relaxing by the pool. A perfect combination of beautiful antique furniture and contemporary luxury.
Camellas Lloret \ Languedoc-Roussillon\ France
Located in the picturesque Cathare village of Montreal, this 5 bedroom, 18th-century home has been gently and lovingly reworked to create an unpretentious and authentic oasis of calm and comfort. With an unfussy blend of history, architecture detail, vintage objects and gentle music, they have created an atmosphere that encourages you to relax and enjoy the moment.
Alemanys 5 \ girona \ spain
Alemanys 5 is a 16th-century home in the heart of Girona that has been beautifully re-designed into two apartments. Respecting the historic features, the architect created a fantastic mix of modern and minimal among brickwork walls and ancient features.
Santorini Villa \ Megalachori \ Greece
Perched on the hilltop overlooking vineyards and the quaint town of Megalochori, you won't want to leave the stunning courtyard of this beautifully restored 2 bedroom villa. The ultimate in peace and relaxation.
Masseria Salamina \ Brindisi \ puglia \ Italy
Surrounded by stone walls and olive groves, this unique estate dating over 400 years old has been beautifully restored creating the ideal place for relaxation, exploration, and incredible food.
La Belle Juliette \ paris \ france
Designed as an homage to Juliette Récamier, La Belle Juliette is a sophisticated boutique hotel in the trendy area of Saint-Germain-de-Pres. It is the perfect mix of old and new, from stacks of vintage books to new age photography, from velour chaises to luminescent wallpaper. A perfectly chic Parisian Hotel!