INKATERRA HACIENDA URUBAMBA – PERU
Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba is a contemporary hotel with colonial inspiration, built in the heart of Urubamba Valley (Cusco), among mountains and trees. It creates an enabling environment for mental, spiritual and physical rest. The hotel has a design inspired by the architecture of the Cusco region, with an interior design inspired by local materials. A luxurious Andean environment proper of the Inkaterra spirit preserves the authenticity of Peruvian highlands.
DELFIN 1 – THE AMAZON
Deep in the Peruvian Amazon, Delfin Amazon Cruises will take you into one of the world’s largest protected flooded forests, the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. Experienced guides will show you the immense biodiversity of the area. Voyages include visits to native villages, kayaking, swimming near pink river dolphins, fishing, daytime hiking, and night safaris. On board, guests can enjoy exquisite Amazonian cuisine in an authentic, intimate setting with the right amount of elegance and comfort.
TIERRA ATACAMA – CHILE
Tierra Atacama is a boutique hotel on the edge of San Pedro de Atacama. It was created by the Purcell family, long time owners and operators of the Ski Portillo, famous in Chile for its excellent skiing, food and warm hospitality. Like Portillo, Tierra Atacama provides guest experiences that combine outdoor adventure and sports with indoor comforts, hospitality and excellent service. Tierra Atacama’s architecture, interior design and gardens were designed by some of Chile’s leading creative talent. Our objectives were to be as authentic as possible, using furniture and accessories handmade with local materials, while also creating a place that allows guests to relax, spoil themselves and enjoy the good-life in this magical part of the earth. Our ambiance is casual and friendly; we want our guests to be comfortable in our common areas just as if they were in their own homes. Enjoy one of the welcoming private corners of the hotel such as a seat by one of the terrace fire pits, lounge next to the pool or relax on one of the shady outdoor decks. When night falls, take in the brilliant stars, bask in the peace and wonder that is the Atacama Desert.
TIERRA PATAGONIA – CHILE
Tierra Patagonia Hotel & Spa sits on a bluff where the South American pampa meets Lake Sarmiento. The building is immersed in the landscape and emerges from the hillside. The award winning architecture complements the flow of the geology in this privileged location and showcases the magnificent views of the Torres del Paine National Park, declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 1978. Inside, wood clad walls emanate warmth, safety and protection – a cosy hideaway after a day spent discovering the amazing Patagonian outdoors. The essence of the interior decoration mirrors the design of our sister hotel, Tierra Atacama and here, as there, furnishings and textiles were hand made by Chilean craftspeople, using natural materials from the region, high quality workmanship and inspiration from the surrounding estancias as well as the influence of the native Tehuelche people. The ambience of Tierra Patagonia is casual and friendly, the different spaces created by the designers mean that guests can mingle and get to know one another or find a quiet corner to relax and get away from it all. There is something truly delicious about curling up on a comfortable sofa with a lap blanket, a book and a glass of wine and then forgetting about the book and just staring out the window at one of the Earth’s most sublime places
TIERRA CHILOÉ – CHILE
The hotel is located amid the blue waters of Chile´s Northern Patagonia, on a mythical island, dotted with picturesque fishing villages. The beauty of this destination is as much in the landscape as it is in the island residents with their deep-rooted culture and timeless traditions. In true Tierra style, the lodge´s distinctive architecture is in-step with its breathtaking surroundings and comes complete with its own boat, the “Williche”, for navigating the inland waters. With only 12 guest rooms, the property continues in the footsteps of Tierra Atacama and Tierra Patagonia by offering exceptional experiences and personalized service to its guests.
HACIENDA SAN JOSE – COLOMBIA
Magical walkways of gracefully cut flower arches and dirt pathways welcome you to Hacienda San Jose. Exquisite colours pop at every corner of the hacienda, making days brighter and nights more mysterious against the flickering of candles. Located in the northern Yucatan peninsula, this historical plantation house is close to the Chichen Itza archaeological site and exudes an atmosphere of the past. Your stay at Hacienda San Jose will embrace historical aspects of our culture while maintaining world-class luxury of the finest facilities. Spend a morning by our elegantly constructed outdoor swimming pool, amongst tropical greenery and flora, and rest under the lustrous sun in one of our native hammocks. Be pampered at our outdoor spa cabin or share a massage with a special someone under ceiling-high wood beams. After, enjoy gourmet regional and international cuisine overlooking the main gardens or a romantic dinner set amongst natural dirt paths, exotic tree roots, and candlelight.
MASHPI LODGE AMAZON – EQUADOR
A cocoon of luxury in the clouds where contemporary design moves in harmony with nature. Mashpi Lodge is the place to encounter 500 species of birds, trees and frogs found nowhere in the world, crashing waterfalls, and mysterious pumas. Dare yourself to trek down hidden paths, splash through rivers, rise at dawn to spot rare birds, or fly high above it all aboard our Dragonfly. The world around us breathes, waiting for us to begin our descent into discovery. A hideaway in the forest only accessible to its privileged guests and located on a scenic plateau, the lodge features breathtaking views of the surrounding forested mountains right up close through its floor-to-ceiling panoramic glass windows. Like a cathedral to the natural world, it protrudes from the verdant hillside, holding unknown comforts and pleasures within.
GALAPAGOS SAFARI CAMP – GALAPAGOS ISLANDS
At Galapagos Safari Camp we invite you to enjoy an authentic and fulfilling experience during your Galapagos Island vacation, surrounded by breathtaking views and memorable encounters with wildlife, all in discreet luxury. Inspired by the magic of African safari camps, our dare-dreaming founders, have brought the Safari tradition to the tropics, introducing a new concept for genuine Galapagos Islands travel. On our Galapagos holidays, you will find yourself at the crossroads of exploration, science, and adventure. Ours is a space to reawaken your senses, reconnect with nature, and renew your spirit touched by the magic that only a Galapagos Island adventure can provide.
PONANT CRUISE – ANTARCTICA
For centuries the Antarctic remained like a ghost on the map of the world, yet today the White Continent exerts a powerful fascination. Explored by man since only 1820, this vast icy continent offers spectacular mountain scenery, the world’s biggest icebergs and an extraordinary array of wildlife: fur seals, penguins, albatrosses, sea elephants, orcas and whales in large numbers live side by side in this grandiose landscape. Who has not dreamed of savouring that white stillness, an extraordinary spell-binding atmosphere of total serenity unequalled anywhere else on Earth. On the horizon, blocks of ice collapse into the sea forming vast icebergs of all shapes and sizes, eroded by the wind and the waves.
COPACABANA PALACE – RIO DE JANEIRO
This glamorous landmark is pre-eminent among the best hotels in Rio de Janeiro. Since its Art Deco doors swung open in 1923, Belmond Copacabana Palace has been welcoming the rich and famous. A truly iconic city-centre hotel, Copacabana Beach only a heartbeat away, this is the best place to stay in Rio. Soak up the sun in the magnificent pool or join Brazil’s style setters at the Piano Bar. And don’t miss the hotel’s top restaurants, whether for great local dishes or fine Italian dining at the Hotel Cipriani Restaurant.