Especially for those who are tired of the international network of hotels class “luxury”, Shine is a selection of the most unusual hotels in the world.
Sandboarding enthusiasts will enjoy the hotel-an oasis in the desert of RUB al Khali, which is two hours away by car from the capital of UAE – Abu Dhabi. Do not worry in advance: pool, SPA, restaurants and other blessings of civilization are the place to be even in a lifeless desert.
Liwa Oasis, UAE
2. The hotel with its own vineyard
What could be better than to combine relaxation with wine tasting?
Castello Banfi — Il Borgo, the Poggio alle Mura, Montalcino, Italy
3. Hidden in the mountains and greenery
Ideal for those who want to be alone and hide from the eyes of others. Continue reading
A five-star resort hotel under the brand JW Marriott has opened in the Venice lagoon at the end of June. JW MARRIOTT Venice Resort&Spa is unique in that it is located on its own island, from which Venice can be reached either on boats-shuttles, or water taxis. The hotel offers guests a wonderful mix of tranquility in a peaceful green island surrounded by tastefully restored buildings of the XIX-XX century, with excursions in the beautiful bustling city that attracts millions of tourists from around the world.
Isola delle Rose or island of Roses – a small island in the Venetian lagoon, a few kilometers from Venice, artificially created in the mid-nineteenth century. At first it was used as a warehouse, in the beginning of XX century here was built the hospital. Before the first world war it was transformed into a tuberculosis sanatorium, which in different variations and intermittently worked until the early 80-ies of XX century. In the first half of the 2000s and the island has bought the international financial services company, decided to build a hotel. Continue reading
They stayed the princes and rock stars, famous politicians and gurus, famous artists and millionaires. Every piece of furniture of hotels keeps the spirit of history, and skinali is decorated with images of your favorite idols. Luxury and celebrity guests are the main factors that distinguish luxury hotels. “Adlon”, “metropolis”, “the Ritz”, “Astoria”, “Savoy”, “Chelsea” — the legendary walls of these structures are closely connected with famous personalities, such as Nobel laureate Ernst Hemingway and the king of rock ‘ n ‘ roll Elvis Presley. Luxury apartment repeatedly become the heroes of popular songs, literary masterpieces and cinematic bestsellers. Here are just some of them.
Famous hotels — the big names
A true trendsetter is considered the French “Ritz”. And this is not surprising, because in his time in the legendary hotel lived for more than thirty years, Coco Chanel. Honored with his presence the Royal apartments the Ritz hotel, the great composer Frederic Chopin and Creator of the lyrical ballads Elton John. The walls of the hotel keep the memory of the writers, Scott Fitzgerald and Hemingway. Continue reading