“In a luxurious setting land and water loomed the mountains of the Peloponnese. Serenity, splendor, and kingship; the words jammed, but the rest of us no good”. (J. Fowles)
Here, in a picturesque corner of the Peloponnese, is situated a new luxury hotel network, Aman — e Amanzo’five-star Resort, a secluded Paradise on the shores of the Aegean sea.
Amanzo’e Resort, probably one of the best works of the legendary American architect ed Tuttle, the master refined styling, capable of apprehending the historical and cultural context of the area. Inspired by classical Greek architecture, tuttle has created a hotel like a small ideal city, similar to the Athenian Agora.
The main building, like a modern day Acropolis with high ceilings and marble columns, stands in a delightful garden filled with olive trees and fragrant lavender. Thirty-eight intimate rooms-villas, located at different heights, have their own plunge pool and large terrace with stunning views of olive groves and the cobalt-blue sea. All rooms have modern open plan living. Located next to villas with pools are larger in size and more bedrooms, intended for sale in the property. Continue reading
The legendary Hôtel de Paris located in the heart of Monte-Carlo, welcomes guests to the Principality to visit their mysterious wine cellar. Excavated in 1874 in the rock world’s biggest private wine cellar in the hotel contain priceless treasures. Here, at a depth of 13 meters and at a constant humidity of 75-80%, specifically maintained temperature of 12-14C, 350 thousand wine bottles are kept under the close supervision of a professional team of ten people. On the large wooden shelves stores prestigious wines from all regions of France and from abroad. On an area of about 1500 m2, (i.e. more than 1 kilometers wine boxes) Packed in special boxes bottles are sorted by vintage categories. Labels indicate wine “in circulation”, that is, those who offer to the table in the hotels and restaurants.
The wine cellar at hotel de Paris have a long history. Initially it was a small room in which were stored several barrels of wine. Long wine exported to this region in barrels from Bordeaux, Marseille and nice, after which the workers of the cellars poured it into the bottle. Continue reading
Hotel or mini hotel, the pros and cons.
Often travellers are constantly faced with a choice: a hotel or a classic hotel. The difference is primarily in different atmosphere inherent in each type. The less guests – the more personalized the ratio of each guest. On the other hand when checking in at the hotel of a large international network of people knows very well what level of comfort and service he will get, a similar situation is the most popular business travel, when there is no time to be distracted by anything except the business objectives. Own this structure and in regions with difficult climatic conditions, the extremely low level of sanitation or unfamiliar culinary traditions. In Europe the situation is different – usually in the q & a interest is old architecture and the old city is always located in the Central part and has long been densely developed. If the traveler wants every day to admire the historic beauty of the past centuries to settle, of course, you should approach him, in this case will be able to more fully feel the unique atmosphere inherent to each city for which the trip was started. Here and go on stage mini hidden hotels right in the historic centre, vadbolsky the new building not only that no place to place, but it still won’t fit into the existing architectural ensembles. Continue reading